Hanoi - On arrival at Hanoi International airport you will be met for a transfer to your hotel. An afternoon sightseeing tour by cyclo includes all the major highlights of the city including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and house, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature. Our last stop is at the Ho Chi Minh Museum. This evening enjoy a performance at the Water Puppet Theatre – a colourful form of traditional entertainment.
Hanoi - Morning at leisure. This afternoon visit the Ho Tay Water Park where you can enjoy 12 large and small slides, tube rides, lazy river and more. Then visit Moon Park where you can ride a double corkscrew roller coaster and a Giant Merry Go Round.This evening dinner at KOTO restaurant – this is an opportunity for you to support a fantastic organisation. KOTO is a not-for-profit restaurant with a vocational training program.
Hanoi – Halong Bay Departing Hanoi this morning, we travel through rice fields and small towns to Halong Bay. Here we board a traditional junk boat for a two night boat trip through the magical seascape which includes stops at various islands and caves. Overnight is spent on board in air-conditioned cabins with dinner on board.
Halong Bay - Welcome a new day with an amazing dawn within the bay. Today, visit hidden lagoons covered by majestic limestone islands, islets and wild beaches.
Halong – Hanoi Breakfast is served as you cruise back to Halong by late morning, where we head back to Hanoi with a stop to visit a local village popular for embroidery and textile products. This evening you will depart on your overnight train to Hue.
Hue - Today explore the historic city of Hue – the former Imperial City.We start the day with a boat trip along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda. Then continue by road to the Ancient Citadel, the capital of Vietnam from 1802-1945. After lunch at a rustic and delicious local restaurant – visit Khai Dinh Tomb.
Hue – Hoi An- This morning we visit the markets in search of the “Hue conical poem hat”. Travel over the Hai Van Pass renowned for its scenic beauty. We make a special stop at Duc Son Pagoda which gives shelter to disadvantaged children, homeless and orphans. Run by Buddhist Nun Thich Nu Minh Tu. Stop for a swim at China Beach before arriving in Hoi An.
Hoi An - This morning enjoy a short walking tour of the ancient town with a local guide with the afternoon at leisure
Hoi An -This morning take a cycle tour to the Vegetable Village with lunch included and with a local guide to point out the sights in the surrounding countryside. Afternoon at leisure.
Hoi An – Saigon -This morning a visit to Marble Mountain, made up of 5 limestone hills with marble outcrops and home to a fascinating village of artisans carving the marble into all manner of statues. Then transfer to Danang Airport for your flight to Saigon. On arrival transfer to your hotel. En route we will stop into the war museum for a visit. This afternoon visit the Dam Sen Water Park with its many water slides.
Saigon -Today we head out of Saigon via boat to visit the Cu Chi tunnels one of the few intact monuments to the Vietnam War. This evening enjoy a two-hour dinner cruise on the Saigon River. Dine on European and Asian cuisine on board a luxury junk boat and enjoy the entertainment during your cruise.
Departure - This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
2 adults 2 children under 12 years
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All accommodation as stated including daily breakfast, all transfers and sightseeing tours detailed with local city English Speaking guide and including entrance fees, all domestic flights and pre-departure information.