ITINERARY IN BRIEF
DAY 1 HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL
DAY 2 HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNLES
DAY 3 HO CHI MINH MEKONG DELTA
DAY 4 HO CHI MINH FLIGHT TO DA NANG – HOI AN
DAY 5 HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN
DAY 6 HOIAN BANA HILL – FLIGHT TO HANOI
DAY 7 HANOI – CITY TOUR
DAY 8 HANOI – HA LONG BAY – HANOI
DAY 9 HANOI DEPARTURE13,329.00 EGP
Day 1 Hanoi arrival
Day 2 Hanoi – Tam Coc – Hanoi
Day 3 Hanoi – Halong bay overnight on cruise
Day 4 Halong bay – Hanoi
Day 5 Hanoi – departure
No of night
Supper hotel or Maison D’hotel Hanoi
Oriental Sail or Lavender cruise
DAY 1 HANOI ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, our guide and driver meet and transfer you to the hotel ( check-in time at 14:00hrs, early check-in is not inclusive and subject to the availability ).
Enjoy the half day city tour of Hanoi with the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Mondays, Friday and every afternoon), a large memorial in Hanoi where the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh is preserved. Within this complex, we also visit Ho Chi Minh residence, and One Pillar Pagoda, a historical Buddhist in Hanoi which is built of wood on a single stone pillar and to resemble a lotus blossom We continue to visit Hoan Kiem Lake and free to shop in the Old Quarter, the 36 Old Streets. Each individual street was named after the products sold there. Meal: None Accommodation at selected hotel in Hanoi
DAY 2 HANOI– NINH BINH (B.L)
Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, recognized by UNESCO as a mixed natural and cultural property at the 3 8 t h s e s s io n o f t h e o r g a niz a tio n’s W o rld H e rit a g e C o m mitt e e in J u n e 2 0 1 4 , is m u s t s e e d e s tin a tio n in Vietnam. The complex includes three adjacent parts, Vietnam ’s old capital of Hoa Lu, Trang An – Tam Coc – Bich Dong natural scenes and the Hoa Lu primitive forest.
8:00 AM Meet tour guide at your hotel and depart for Ninh Binh province (2,5 hour-driving). Our first stop is Bai Dinh Pagoda the biggest pagoda in South East Asia with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. Bái Dinh pagoda is young in Vietnam, but its peace and power are very strong. The 11th United Nations Day of Vesak Celebration is held in Bai Dinh Pagao. This event attracts buddhists from at least 95 nations and regions.
Afternoon, we take a traditional sampan through beautiful rice paddy scenery & visit Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, see scenery of mountain and rivers Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh. In the late afternoon, we drive back to Hanoi. We arrive at hotel in Hanoi at around 17:30hrs. Meal: Breakfast at hotel, d in n e r a t I n d ia n r e s t a u r a n t . Accommodation at selected hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 3 HANOI– HALONG BAY WITH OVERNIGHT ONBOARD OF CRUISE (B.L.D)
As an UNESCO World Heritage site, Ha Long Bay is the most famous destination in Vietnam, and it becomes a m u s t s e e pla c e in t o u ris t’s e y e s o n c e t h e y c o m e t o V ie t n a m . The bay covers more than 1500 square kilometers with thousands of limestone islands , which is unique and no words to describle the beauty of Ha Long Bay
08:00 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in on cruise 12:15 – 12:45 Embark on cruise by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key. 13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Ha Long Bay to see the life of local fishermen. Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village Option 2: Take kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the Village. 17:30 – 18:00 Return to cruise and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck while cooking demonstration is organizing. 19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area Meals : Breakfast at hotel, Lunch and Dinner on Cruise Accommodation selected cruise in Ha Long Bay
DAY 4 HALONG BAY – HANOI (B.L)
06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. 07:00 – 09:00 Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay 09:30 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area. 09:30 – 11:00 Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark on cruise at around 12h00. 12:00 Transfer back to Hanoi at around 16h30
Upon arrival at hotel in Hanoi, check-in to hotel and free at leisure for shopping for visit the city on your own.
OUR TOUR PRICES ARE INCLUSIVE OF
– Accommodation in shared twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom – Meals as stated in the program B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner(meals only, no drinks/water) – Meals from $12 -$15/pax/meal – Transfers in private and tours in airconditioned vehicles – Sightseeing with Local English speaking guides (one guide in each city) – Special visit & interaction arrangement – All entrance fees, boat fees and / or cyclo fees as mentioned in the program – Drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles
OUR PRICE ARE NOT INCLUSIVE OF – International airfare to / from Vietnam (quoted separately, if requested) – Recommended to tip to driver & guide in USD 3 per person/per day – Surcharges for night-time services, especially applied for transfers with arrivals after 23:00 hrs and arrivals or departures before 05:00 hrs. – Personal travel insurance – Personal expenditure – Meals and services other than mentioned in the program
Price is 438usd/per pax7.84 EGP7.84 EGP