Vietnam Highlights

This tour is designed to satisfy your demands of experiencing new and extraordinary sensations of Viet Nam’s 3 main regions in brief. Within the length of 10 days, you will enjoy yourself in the peacefulness of old and modern Ha Noi, visit the stunning landscape of Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO’s nature heritage site, the fascinating culture of antique Hoi An and poetic Hue, and the exhilaration of bustling Ho Chi Minh City. And you will boat on a river and canals to discover the locals lifestyle, enjoy tropical fruit.

Tour program: 10 Days – 9 Nights
Destination: Ho Chi Minh City ( Vietnam ) -...
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Day 1: ARRIVAL IN HANOI (D)

On arrival, the Vietcircle team welcome and transfer you at your hotel in Hanoi for a refreshing break. After a traditional dinner, a unique and enchanting Water Puppet Show will be performed for you, before to have wonderful dreams!


Day 2: HANOI – HA LONG BAY – HANOI (B, L, D)

We drive to the mythic Bay of Ha Long that means “where the dragon descends into the sea”! During a 5 hours cruise on this World Natural Heritage site,you will feel immersed in the wonderful scenery of the Halong Bay, a skilful masterpiece of nature that turns thousands of schist and limestone islands into fantastic sculptural and artistic works of various graceful shapes.After a seafood lunch at board, you’ll enter in a mysterious underground landscape of Thien Cung grotto where began the heavenly story of Prince Dragon and Lady Cloud. Then explore the three chambers of Dau Go cave of Ha Long Bay and be amazed by the unique shapes of stalagmites and stalactites (The stone Khai Dinh stele of King still remains here as a relic of ahistorical sea battle).After this great adventure, we sail back to the wharf and join your nice hotel to have a well-deserved rest.

 

Day 3: HA LONG BAY – HANOI (B, L, D)

On the way back to Hanoi, we will visit Bat Trang traditional village very famous for its handmade ceramics and porcelain pottery. At the next step, you’ll visit But Thap, the finest pagodas in the northern Vietnam with more than 50 statues including Bodhisattvas sitting on blue lion and white elephant. But the most sculptural is a thousand-handed and thousand-eyed Guanyin Goddess on a lotus lifted up by dragons. Lunch en route, before we return to the historical city to relax at your hotel or have a promenade through the Old French Quarters of Hanoi.                                                   

 

Day 4: HANOI – DA NANG – HOI AN (B, L, D)

Half day city tour to historical spots:the unmistakable Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and stilt house, and cultural highlights like the mysterious One Pillar Pagoda with his famous lotus shape and his special meaning. After lunch, we flight to Danang and begin to visit the archeological Cham Museum and its unique sculptured artefacts. Then let’s trek through the Marble Mountains for sightseeing the magnificent landscape surrounded by many caves and temples (XaLoi Tower); and stop at a stone-carving village. After arrival at your hotel in Hoi An, a typical Champa dance show will be provided for you at dinner time.


Day 5: HOI AN (B, L, D)

Start by a promenade tour in the ancient town of Hoi An tour around the old sections charming and wonderfully preserved, combining Chinese, Japanese and European influences. For instance the Fujian Assembly Hall carried out with statues, lacquered boards, murals and the altar of the Sailor Goddess worshipped by Chinese migrants since 1690.The most particular legacy of its History is reflected in the unique architecture of the 17th century’s Japanese Covered Bridge that was built on the back of a giant Dragon to avoid earthquake according to an old Legend.


Day 6: HOI AN – HUE  (B, L, D)

Excursion through the Hai Van Pass for a scenic view over the sea and the mountains’ landscape and leads us to the Imperial City of Hue. First we’ll visit the Royal Citadel and the Grand Palace of the last dynasty. Next you’ll see the Khai Dinh Tomb protected by the statues of his guard and the Tu Duc tomb surrounded by gardens and hidden secrets. As crowning final, we’ll have acruise on the Perfume River to reach the Heavenly Goddess Pagoda(Thien Mu) with it over 20 meter high tower and magnificent scenery beyond.


Day 7: HUE – HCMC  (B, L, D)

After a flight to the southern Ho Chi Minh City, we begin the tour with the main historical and cultural places: Reunification Palace (former president Palace), History Museum (from prehistoric period to Nguyen Dynasty). And have a glaze onFrench colonial architecture of Central Post Office, and Notre Dame Cathedral.


Day 8: HCMC – MEKONG TOUR TO CAN THO (B, L, D)

Today, let’s go for a Mekong trek: stopover in My Tho to get on a private boat cruising along small canals and the creeks around quiet islets. Reaching an orchard island, you’ll taste tropical fruit, natural honey (and honey wine) from bee–keeper’s farm. You’ll discover local handicrafts and the coconut candy production process, tasting coconut candies and banana caramels. Before overnight in Can Tho, the capital of Mekong Delta surrounded by green rice fields, you’ll enjoy traditional music.

Day 9: CAN THO – HCMC (B, L, D)

After early breakfast, continue our Sampan cruise on Hau River to visit Cai Rang Floating Markets. You’ll be curious to see how vegetables, flowers, fish and rice are traded from boat to boat.Then we drive you to Binh Thuy ancient house not only attractive because of its lushly design which combines Vietnamese and French architecture, but also due to its wonderful orchid and cactus garden with seven rocks symbolizing the Seven Heroes.Now it is time to leave forthe last romantic night in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Day 10: HCMC – DEPARTURE   (B)

After leisure time and farewell, we have to transfer you to Airport: Sorry to let you leave Vietnam but we hope see you soon for another Vietcirlce tour!

PRICE: from                    USD /                    VND / per person
(for group of minimum 4 people). Price is valid until Dec. 31, 2014.
The above price is inclusive of:
- Transfer by private modern air-conditioned
- English or French - speaking guide
- Sightseeing, admission fees, entrance and boat fees as specified.
- Accommodation at twin sharing with daily breakfast.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner).
- Bottled water on the vehicle during transfer and sightseeing.

The above price is exclusive of:

- Visa fee & Airport tax
- Domestic airfares and taxes.
- International airfares and taxes.
- Personal Expense: Tel, Fax, Laundry, etc
- Other service which not mention in the itinerary

General remarks
Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) are subject to supplements.
Rooms at hotels are available only from 14:00 on the arrival day and up to 12:00 on the departure date. A supplement will be added if clients want a guaranteed early check-in or late check-out.
- Please take note that we have paid to hotels in order to confirm and guarantee the rooms, if any amendment or cancellation or etc, shall be applied cancellation charges or non-refundable. 
- The tour fare does not include tipping for the guide and driver, it is customary to tip them at USD3.- per pax per day as an appreciation. 
- The timing of sightseeing points shall be fixed by local operator due to traffic and weather conditions, however all points must cover unless amendment or cancellation make by clients themselves.
- Term of payment: please make full payment  within 5 days after receiving this confirmation for the processing of this booking, if not this confirmation is automatically cancelled.
-  In urgent case, please contact: Mr. Thanh / Cell: (+84) 903 767 962(+84) 903 767 962)

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation is made as follows:

  • 7 days prior to departure date: 100% of total tour rate.
  • 8-14 days prior to departure date: 50% of total tour rate.
  • 15-29 days prior to departure date: 25% of total tour rate.
  • 30 or more days prior to departure date: 10% of total tour rate.

 

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