10 days 9 nights
Tour route: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Halong Bay – Da Nang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta
Departure Date 2023-2024: Every Tuesday from Hanoi
Nov-2023: 07, 14, 21, 28
Dec-2023: 05, 12, 19
Jan-2024: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30
Feb-2024: 13, 20, 27
Mar-2024: 05, 12, 19, 26
Small Group: Maximum 15 pax
Make sure your camera’s battery is well charged before departing, there will be various chances to capture magnificent images that you can later save as keepsakes of your trip.
You will be met upon arrival at Hanoi airport and transferred to your hotel. Standard Check in at 14pm. Meeting with other member of the group at the gathering dinner. Freetime & overnight in Hanoi.
Breakfast at a hotel.
Morning: In the morning, take a half day to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex which features the life of Ho Chi Minh, the nation’s founder. At the complex, visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the colonial Presidential Palace, the One Pillar Pagoda.
Visit the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070 by the Ly Dynasty to honor Confucius, sages and outstanding Vietnamese scholars.
Afternoon: continue the tour to the Museum of Ethnology, Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple located on an islet in the lake. Hoan Kiem Lake is the center point of Hanoi and home to a rare endangered giant turtle species. Its name “Returned Sword” comes from a legend of a sacred sword being lent to an ancient Vietnamese King by a holy turtle from the lake and later returned to the turtle.
Then Free and overnight in Hanoi.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by private car for Ha Long Bay through the extensive landscapes of the Red River Delta.
Arrival at Ha Long Bay around noon. You’ll be warmly welcomed by Cruises receptionists at the International Tuan Chau harbour. Enjoy lunch in the restaurant. Check in to rest in the room or get on the cruise's roof to relax, savor the scenery, and hunt for beautiful photos of Lan Ha Bay.
In the afternoon, you will begin to participate in activities on board, explore caves, swim o you can enjoy the view or relax in the jacuzzi, enjoy afternoon tea. Have dinner and activities on the cruise in the evening such as enjoying cocktails at the bar or night squid fishing. Overnight on cruise.
There is nothing better than a morning waking up in the middle of the sea, watching the sunrise and enjoying the fresh air. You’ll take part in Tai Chi instructions on the sundeck in 30 minutes. Have breakfast and enjoy the magnificent beauty of Lan Ha Bay while the cruise takes you to visit the bay.
Brunch is served while back to the harbor. Return to the harbor and move back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Breakfast at hotel. Departure by private vehicle to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam under the Dinh dynasty (968-980) and at the beginning of the previous Le dynasty (980-1009). Here, you’ll visit the temples dedicated to emperors of the Le Dynasty and remains of the ancient Hoa Lu Citadel. This place creates the cultural identity of the legend about the foundation of Dai Co Viet ( an old name of Vietnam). After that, you can take a half-hour walk into the surrounding limestone karst hills for spectacular views of the area.
In the afternoon, fter lunch Continue to Tam Coc, known as “Halong Bay on Land”, where a skilled rower will take you on a 2hr slow journey on the winding river and canals. Back to the bus to return to Hanoi.
Then, you will be transferred to the Hanoi Train Station for the overnight train to Danang.
SE3 22:00 13:00 (+1) - 4 berth sleeper Cabin A/C
This morning will be the highlight moment of the trip, the train will pass by Hue and go through the magnificent view of Hai Van Pass to Danang, you will have 3 hours with wonderful view from the window of the train with 01 side is the mountain and 01 side is the ocean.
The train arrive to Danang at 13:00, our local tourguide in Danang will welcome the group and transfer you to the hotel in Danang for checkin and relax.
15:00: We will take you to Hoi An for an afternoon walking tour in this charming town.
Hoi An known then as ‘Faifo’, was a prosperous trading port, attracting Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese and Spanish ships amongst others. Today, this World Heritage ancient town is recognised for its well-preserved architecture, pedestrian-only streets and distinctive local cuisine, allowing visitors a glimpse of its illustrious past.
Hoi An’s narrow lanes are ideal for a guided walking tour of its many atmospheric sights including: old merchant houses with influences from Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture; the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, first built in the 1590s by the Japanese community to link them with the Chinese quarters across the stream; the Assembly Hall of the Chaozhou Chinese Congregation with its intricate woodcarvings; and the colourful market with stalls brimming with local specialties including silk, which can be turned into fashionable garments within a day or two.
You will stroll peacefully in old town of Hoi An in the charming of the sunset.
Dinner at a local restaurant in Hoi An before transferring back to hotel in Danang for relaxing. Overnight in Danang.
This morning, drive 45 minutes from Danang to Ba Na Hill. In the old-growth forest, there are 543 species of flora and 256 species of fauna including many rare animals such as: Crested Argus, Asian Black Bear, northern buffed-cheeked gibbon. Located at an elevation of 1,487 meters, the temperature of this place is mostly cool year-round. Arrive at Ba Na Hills Station where you have a chance to ride on a modern system of cable cars. Get a bird's-eye view of nature which is strikingly beautiful, while enjoying a feeling of flying in the blue sky among the clouds and wind. Next, visit some old French villas as well as a suspension bridge, Nui Chua and the Mountain Peak. Experience the feeling of walking in the clouds when you walk on the Golden Bridge which is supported by giant hands at a height of over 1,400m above sea level. After your lunch at a local restaurant with a great view, continue to explore Vong Nguyet villa (and its wine cellar), and Linh Ung Pagoda, Sakyamuni Buddha's monument.
15:00 going down by cable car then transfer back to hotel. Free time at leisure.
Overnight in Danang.
Breakfast at hotel. Then you will be transfer to airport for the morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Upon arrival transfer to hotel in town for checkin.
Lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will take a half-day city tour to visit outside of Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica (is renovating until 2022), a neo-Roman cathedral built by the colonial French with materials entirely imported from Marseilles, Saigon Central Post Office, which was designed and constructed in the early 20th Century by the famous French architect Gustave Eiffel. Then, visit the War Remnants Museum, which features an extensive collection of exhibits including weaponry, photos and documentation on Vietnam’s wars with the French and Americans. You also have free time to go shopping at Ben Thanh Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Depart for the 1.5-hour drive from Saigon to Ben Tre, located in the Mekong River Delta, swapping the city scenes with the lush rice paddies and fruit farms. At the dock, embark on a fascinating motorboat excursion, passing stilt houses, fish farms and scenes of country life. Arrive at Turtle Island and taste freshly harvested coconut milk and fruit while interacting with a local farming family. Take a tour of a family-run coconut candy workshop that uses Ben Tre's famous coconuts. Explore the Delta's many canals from a rowing sampan and enjoy countryside hospitality while sipping a cup of honey tea while watching a traditional folk song performance. For this last night, we will have a dinner together on Saigon River Cruises. Overnight in HCM.
Breakfast at hotel. Then you will have free time for leisure and shopping. Based on your time of departure flight our driver will take you to airport for departure. PS: If you want to extend the trip with us to the next destination ( Phu Quoc, Cambodia etc) please contact our team for further support.
Deposit of 20% of the total of tour is required upon confirmation of booking tour. The full prepayment will need to be made 45 days before departure for all services by money transfer or credit card payment with all bank transfer charges/ fees to be paid by the client.
Owner bank account
Account name: PHAN TRONG THANG
Bank name: Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (ACB)- branch: Hanoi Branch
Account Number: 10659267
Bank Swift Code: ASCBVNVX
The bank address: Address: 442 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, Ward 5, District 3, Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam
Phone number: (84.28) 3929 0999
After receiving your payment, we will issue you the hotel voucher and/or final confirmation itinerary, which can be sent to you by fax or e-mail.
You can amend your booking when the confirmation is made. Just contact us at [email protected] with your booking number. Our reservations team is glad to amend your booking accordingly. The extra expense may occurred will be informed to you before you decide to amend the services or travel date.
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Cancellations will be charged as follow:
o 45 days prior to the arrival date: Non Refundable deposit charge and the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any.
o 44 - 31 days prior to arrival date: Cancellations fee of 30% per group/booking and plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any.
o 30 days - 15 days prior to arrival date: Cancellations fee of 50% per group/booking plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any.
o 14 - 7 days before arrival: Cancellations fee 70% charge plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any.
o Less than 7 days before arrival Or No show: 100% charge per group/booking.
*** Nonrefundable deposit and banking service fee will be forfeited in all cancellation cases.
+ No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced or during the tour.
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Your passport must be valid for at least six months following your entry date to your travel destination.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of a valid passport and visa and all travel documents are valid for travel.
The group size for this tour is up to 15 people.
The tour package includes accommodation in a Twin/Double room with daily breakfast, roundtrip shuttle transport from Hanoi, all sightseeing tickets, a local guide, meals as per the itinerary, and one bottle of water per person per day.
The tour includes visits to multiple cities and attractions in Vietnam, including Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Halong Bay, Da Nang, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City.
The tour departs every Tuesday from Hanoi.
The tour includes overnight stays in 4-star hotels, one night on a 5-star cruise boat, and one night on an overnight sleeper train.
The tour starts every Tuesday from Hanoi. If you wish to book the tour for a different day, it's best to contact Metta Voyage directly.