Essential VIETNAM 7 days on 9th April 2019 for Tony Aikio from Sweden

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ESSENTIAL VIETNAM: 7 DAYS

( Hanoi – Halong bay – Duong Lam Village  – Ho Chi Minh city – Mekong Delta – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Ho Chi Minh city )

  • DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL – CITY TOUR – WATER PUPPET SHOW ( None )
  • DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG BAY – OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE ( B/ L/ D )
  • DAY 3: HALONG BAY CRUISE TOUR – HANOI ( B / L )
  • DAY 4: HANOI COUNTRYSIDE TO DUONG LAM VILLAGE & TAY PHUONG PAGODA, FLIGHT TO HCM ( B / L )
  • DAY 5: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR – CU CHI TUNNELS   ( B, L )
  • DAY 6: HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG  – CAI BE – VINH LONG – HO CHI MINH CITY  ( B, L )
  • DAY 7: HO CHI MINH CITY – FARE WELL ( B )

HANOI ARRIVAL – CITY TOUR – WATER PUPPET SHOW

  • Student and guests in Hanoi Temple of Literature

    Welcome to Hanoi Noi Bai international airport

  • You are welcomed by Impress Travel’s guide & driver then it takes about 50 minutes by vehicle to get into Hanoi city. ( Notice: hotel official check in is from 14:00, hotel early check in is NOT included, and is subject to hotel availability and regulation; hotel early check in can be available on request )
  • In the afternoon, sightseeing tour begins with a visit to the Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first National University. It was built in 1070 by Ly Emperor which are dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars.
  • Next is a visit to one of the most beautiful lakes of Hanoi – the Hoan Kiem lake (Restore Sword Lake) & Ngoc Son Temple located on a beautiful islet in middle of the lake.
  • Watching water puppet show
  • Return to the hotel for check in, free  & easy
  • Your own arrangement for dinner on own payment

OPTIONAL TOUR: STREET FOOD TOUR AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

SURCHARGE, PRICE: $26 USD/ PER PERSON

Day Inclusions: Private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide,  entrance fees, water puppet tickets, hotel accommodation, water

HANOI – HALONG BAY – OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE ( B/ L/ D )

  • Halong view (3)Pick up at 07:30 from your hotel to travel to Halong Bay ( distance 160km, a stop for a break time on half way for a refreshment ).
  • You enjoy the drive and sightseeing the peaceful country side scenery during the bus trip ( 4 hours ), we arrive at the at Ha Long bay sea port at around noon time
  • At 12.00 noon, you aboard the cruise, check in & enjoy a welcome drink while your cabin will be asigned.
  • Check in your cabin and put your luggage in, relax and may do a short inspection tour by moving around the cruise to descover about the cruise’s architecture & design
  • Relax, sightseeing and taking photographs before lunch is served.
  • A sumptuous lunch with fresh seafood meal will be served while cruise slowly gliding out into the Halong bay.
  • It’s a wonderful opportunity to admire thousands of islands and islets with magnificent caves and grottoes at the inside the islands, admiring sparkling stalactites and stalagmites like germs and listening to the legends of the Dragons and the land and sea scape in the area,
  • You may enjoy extra activities organized on board ( depends on each cruise’ program, such as visiting a floating village, going for kayaking ( notice: extra activities subject to availability, kayking fee is on own expense, can be available on request at Cruise’s reception )
  • Relax on cruise during the happy hours or may join in a cooking demonstration, watching the sunset on Cruise.
  • Dinner is served on cruise
  • After dinner, free at leisure time to relax on Cruise and socialize with other guests or can join in some other evening activities such as squid fishing…,
  • Overnight in your cabin on the Cruise.

Inclusion: Hotel breakfast, shuttle bus A/C transfer, local English speaking tour guide on Cruise only, entrance fee, cruise in Ha Long bay with full meals on board, water

HALONG BAY CRUISE TOUR – HANOI (B,L)

  • Early bird risers may be awarded a great chance to enjoy the sunrise and enjoy the amazingly peaceful breath-taking beauties of Ha Long Bay’s seascape in early morning.
  • Refresh your body & soul with a Tai-chi martial art less on on the   sundeck.
  • Breakfast will be served
  • You continue enjoy the sightseeing tour on the cruise until noon time, sightseeing, taking photographs & relax on board
  • At about 09:30 – 10:00, packup your luggage and check out your cabin while cruising returning to the boat pier.
  • Lunch will be served on Cruise ( or in restaurant in land in Halong city, depends on different cruise’s program)
  • 11:30 am – Return to prier, and disembark the Cruise & say fare well to all crew member,
  • Meet again the driver and the bus for another 4 driving back to Hanoi,

Inclusions: breakfast, shuttle bus A/C land transfer, lunch, local English speaking tour guide on Cruise, entrance fee, Halong cruise – disembark at noon time, Hotel accommodation, water

HANOI COUNTRYSIDE TO DUONG LAM VILLAGE & TAY PHUONG PAGODA, FLIGHT TO HCM ( B / L )

  • Small lane in Duong Lam villageBreakfast at the hotel, check out
  • 08:00am, Pick up from your hotel, depart 8.00 for Duong Lam Ancient villge, located some within 60km from central Hanoi to the West, Duong Lam village is a purely agricultural village, typical of the Northern Red River delta which still preserves and standing many hundred-year-old houses,
  • On arrival to Duong Lam, we start our walking tour from the Main Entrance of the village, amazingly, Duong Lam is the only hamlet with the village’s original main entrance gate still remains intact till today, continue walking in to the village, we take a visit to the Mong Phu communal house which located in the very center of the Duong Lam village, the Communal house is one of the most solemn place where worships the Tan Vien Mountain Saint – one of four immortal Saint in Vietnamese  traditional conceptions – as the tutelary of the village, the Communal house is one of the beautiful art work, a typical of the Northern Vientam,
  • We keep walking, going through the narrow alleys for sightseeing and taking photos of the old laterite brick houses which makes up the special feature and unique for the village..
  • Lunch will be served in a local family at a beautiful ancient house.
  • After lunch, we take a walk or a very short drive to the near by Mia Pagoda (another hamlet of Duong Lam), built in the 15th century, some 287 statues of all sizes can be seen here, among which are famous sculptures such as the statue of Buddha and the statues of the ‘Eight Vajra Deities’.
  • Next stop, we take a visit to the nearby Phung Hung temple & Ngo Quyen Mausoleum, the 2 places dedicated to two great national heroes who drove a way foreign enemies and regained the independence for Vietnam
  • On the way back to Hanoi, we will make a stopover for a visit to the Tay Phuong Pagoda, The ancient pagoda offers with beautiful architecture and unique sculptures.
  • Back to the coach for a drive to Noi Bai airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City

Inclusions: breakfast, private A/C land transfer, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, hotel accommodation, water

HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR – CU CHI TUNNELS ( B, L )

  • Ho Chi Minh post officeVisiting The Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office
  •  The Reunification Palace
  • The War Remnants Museum
  • Ben Thank market
  • Cu chi tunnels – Watching a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. For those interested there’s even the opportunity to fire off rounds from anAK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range

What’s included:Transfer, tour guide, entrance fee, hotel breakfast, lunch, hotel in ho chi minh city

Ho Chi Minh city – Mekong delta – Ho Chi Minh city

  • Mekong river delta - floating marketBreakfast at the hotel
  • Pick up from the hotel, and transfer you to Mekong River Delta to Cai Be.
  • On arrival, start your tour with a visit to Cai Be floating market place ( the market is most busy in very early morning only, which is a very typical floating market in the Mekong delta region ).
  • Our boat will stop for a visit to some local factories making Coconut candies, rice crispy cakes, rice papers making workshop, you will have chance to visit to some Ancient houses typical of local land lords in the early 20th century, with the blend of Oriental and Western architectural styles
  • A delicious lunch will be served at a local house in the cool shade of An Binh Island’s orchards.
  • In the afternoon, take a traditional rowboat and venture deeper into the countryside, floating through narrow canals to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Stop at a nursery garden to discover how farmers along the delta produce their world famous fruits and vegetables.
  • The cruise ends around 3:30 PM in Vinh Long. Your driver will meet you at the dock and take you back to Saigon
  • Free time & overnight at hotel in central Ho Chi Minh city

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide entrance fee, lunch, hotel accommodation, water

Farewell to Vietnam and See you again!

  • Enjoy your time at leisure.
  • You will be transferred to the Ho Chi Minh city airport via your schedule flight back home or continue seeing other cities in Vietnam.
  • We hope you enjoyed your trip and see you again!

Today Inclusion: Transfer, hotel breakfast

  • A/C accommodation with DOUBLE or TWIN ROOM ( 2 persons share 1 room; Single room can be available on request ) with daily breakfast
  • A/C transfer from Airports to hotel and other tourist destinations according to the itinerary
  • Shuttle bus round trip to Hanoi – Ha Long Bay;  ( private land transfer available on request )
  • 2 day 1 night on Joint Cruise trip in Halong Bay, with DOUBLE or TWIN ( 2 persons share 1 cabin; single cabin can be available on request ), full meals on board
  • Kayaking in Halong bay ( for 3 star tour package only )
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary. ( Breakfast = 7; Lunch = 6; Dinner = 1 )
  • English- speaking guides as specified ( French/ German, Spanish speaking guide can be available on request )
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat trip in Mekong in Cai Be
  • Mineral water

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa for Vietnam
  • Airport taxes
  • Flight tickets Hanoi – Danang, Da Nang – Ho Chi minh
  • All meals not mentioned
  • Street food tour in Hanoi on Day 1
  • Kayaking in Halong bay for the 4 star tour package ( available on request at reception on board )
  • Tips for tour guide, driver and other tour service attendants
  • Other personal expenses not mentioned
  • Early check in and late check out ( Notice: official hotel check in is at 14:00, official hotel check out time is 12:00 mid-noon )

For 3 Stars Hotels & Cruise Rate:

 

Special offer: $485/person

(Priced on a small Group tour for 2 people)

 

For 4 Stars Hotels & Cruise Rate:

 

Special offer: $592/person

(Priced on a small Group tour for 2 people)

3 STAR HOTELS & CRUISE IN HALONG BAY SELECTED

DestinationHotel CategoryHOTEL NAME, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITE
Hanoi3 STARSILK QUEEN HOTEL 3 STAR, DELUXE

http://silkqueenhotel.com/silkqueen/home.htm

Halong bay3 STARSWAN CRUISE – Deluxe Cabin

http://swancruiseshalong.com/

Ho Chi minh city3 STARSIGNATURE SAIGON HOTEL 

http://www.signaturesaigonhotel.vn/

Notice: The selected are subject to change in to a similar category in case of fully booked.

4 STAR HOTELS & CRUISE IN HALONG BAY SELECTED

DestinationHotel CategoryHOTEL NAME, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITE
  Hanoi city4 STARTHE LIGHT HOTEL – SUPERIOR

http://thelighthotelhanoi.com/en/

Ha Long Bay4 STARLAVELA CLASSIC CRUISE – DELUXE

https://www.lavelacruisehalong.com/la-vela-classic.html

Ho Chi Minh city4 STARGRAND SILVERLAND – PREMIER

https://www.silverlandhotels.com/grand-silverland-hotel-spa.html

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