Vietnam Highlights

Tour Duration

6 Nights / 7 Days

holiday type

Customised

Vietnam Tour Package

Highlights

Visit Hanoi- heart and soul of Vietnam - Known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture .
 
Explore Halong Bay- Bay of Descending Dragons- a UNESCO World Heritage Site,known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests.
 
Enjoy an overnight stay in Glory Legend boats @ Halong bay:  Modern and tastefully designed boats with international standards while maintaining traditional style, creating the perfect balance of modern comforts and nostalgic ambiance.
 
Visit Ho Chi Minh City: a vibrant mix of old and new, with well-preserved colonial structures and war relics from the devastating Vietnam War as well as sleek skyscrapers, elegant sports clubs, and expansive shopping malls against a metropolis backdrop. 
 
Marvel the French colonial architecture like Central post office, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall (Hotel De Ville), the old Opera House (both may only be viewed from the outside)
 
Visit Reunification palace (Independence Palace): a landmark in Ho Chi Minh City ,an important site of political and cultural significance.
 
War Remnants Museum: It’s a shocking reminder of the long and brutal Vietnam War with many graphic photographs and American military equipment on display, including a helicopter with rocket launchers, a tank, a fighter plane, a single-seater attack aircraft and a 6,800kg conventional bomb.
 
Cu Chi Tunnels- a sneak-peek at the underground life of Vietnamese soldiers back in 1948. the historical site comprises more than 120km of underground tunnels with several trapdoors, living areas, kitchens, storage facilities, armoury, hospitals, and command centres.
 
Chance to fire AK-47 and M30 etc at nominal charges .
 
Discover the magic of the Mekong. On the trip you’ll cruise along the river seeing fruit markets, stilted houses and fishing ports. This trip is also a good chance to learn the traditional rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta inhabitants. The villagers’ traditional lifestyles, culture, and customs. You will get an insight on rural life on the Mekong Delta.
 
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  • HANOI (L, D)

Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, you are warmly welcomed by our guide and transferred to city center.
 
Have lunch at Indian restaurant.Check in hotel (Check in time: 14.00).
 
Expore Hanoi by a walking tour. Explore the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi; a city which blends long established traditions with modern imprints of Western colonisation. Tree-lined boulevards and colonial buildings give the city a touch of Western elegance, while crowded blocks of tiny old houses and narrow lanes full of daily life bear the charms of the past centuries..
 
Dinner at Indian restaurant
 
Overnight in Hanoi.


  • HANOI - HALONG - CRUISE (B,L,D)

 Breakfast at hotel.
 
Transfer from Hanoi to Halong bay. Arrive at Tuan Chau island, embark Glory Legend cruise. Welcome drink - receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island. Visiting Luon cave, the perfect combination of lime-stone mountains and jade-green sea by bamboo rowing boat with local people or kayaking. If the weather permits, visit the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming or taking steps to reach on the top to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay. Back to Glory Legend, have cooking class on sundeck. Dinner on board. Overnight on board.


  • CRUISE - HALONG - HANOI (B,L, D)

Tai Chi session on the Sundeck. Serve tea, coffee and pastry for light breakfast. Transfer by tender to explore Sung Sot Cave. Back to the cruise and have set menu brunch while cruising toward Tuan Chau Wharf.Transfer to hanoi. Lunch at Indain Restaurant.Evening free for leisure and shopping. Dinner at Local Restaurant.

Overnight in Hanoi. 


  • SAIGON (B, L, D)

Breakfast at the hotel. 
 
Transfer to airport to board the flight to Saigon. On arrival transfer to restaurant fro Lunch.
 
Sightseeing in Saigon [Half day] (4 hours)
 
A vibrant metropolis, Saigon teems with energy, activity and motion. Everywhere you look, you see the meeting of traditional and modern life. Begin with a tour of the historic centre, strolling along Dong Khoi Street, formerly known as the Rue Catinat, the main shopping thoroughfare and heart of old colonial Saigon. Pass by classic European-style landmarks such as the ornate City Hall (Hotel De Ville), the old Opera House (both may only be viewed from the outside), and pay a quick visit to the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office.
 
Afterwards dive into modern history with a tour of the Reunification Palace. Formerly the Independence Palace of the South Vietnamese president, this 60s style was famously stormed by tanks on April 30, 1975 signifying the fall of South Vietnam. It has been preserved in its original state, and the original tanks remain on display near the entrance gates. Continue to the harrowing War Remnants Museum, which comprehensively documents the travails of the long Vietnam- American War. Inside are detailed photographic exhibitions; outside is a collection of tanks, planes and weapons. A powerful experience, this museum is guaranteed to provoke strong emotions. Finally, visit the Emperor Of Jade Pagoda, one of Saigon's most interesting pagodas.Dinner at Indain Restaurant. Overnight in Saigon.
 


  • SAIGON (B, L, D)

Breakfast at the hotel.
 
Excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels (5.5 hours)
 
Never discovered by American forces, the Cu Chi Tunnels were an important Vietcong base during the American War. Stretching over 200 km, this incredible underground network, dug by hand out of hard laterite, connected command posts, hospitals, shelter and weapons factories. Today, walk through the area and learn about the day to day life of the Vietcong, bear witness to the cleverly disguised entrances and elaborate booby-traps, and even venture inside the tunnels, some of which have been modified to accommodate tourists. Dinner at Indain Restaurant. Overnight in Saigon.
 


  • SAIGON (B, L, D)

Breakfast at the hotel 
 
Excursion to Ben Tre with boat trip and visit local village [Full day] (7.5 hours)
 
Arrive at Ben Tre, a quiet area of the Mekong famous for lush coconut islands, and take a boat cruise on the Ham Luong River. Visit a local brick kiln and a workshop where coconut is processed in the age-old way to separate the oil, flesh and husk. Stroll through a village and see how a local family makes mats from coconut and reed fibre. Have a chat with some of the villagers over local fruits and a cup of tea. Venture further through villages, gardens and rice paddies by bicycle or motorised rickshaw. Enjoy lunch at a lndian restaurant  and then explore the narrow winding palm-shaded arroyos by a small hand-rowed sampan. Return to the boat quay by motorboat. Overnight in Saigon.
 


  • SAIGON (B, L)-DEPARTURE

Breakfast  at the hotel. Day free for leisure till 1200 Hrs. Check out and proceed to the restaurant for Lunch and transfer to airport for departure.