ST –VN 04: A Glance at Vietnam, 8 days 7 nights, travelling by car, plane and boat: Hanoi – Ha Long – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – HCMC – Ben Tre – HCMC.
This tour offers some of the most famous highlights of Vietnam but still shows typical features of friendly people, interesting daily life and beautiful landscapes. It is suitable for those who do not have long vacations.
Schedule: Every Saturday
Tour code: ST – VN 04
Day 1: Home – Hanoi (D)
Arrival in Hanoi, the centuries-old beautiful capital of Vietnam, airport pick-up, hotel check-in.
Afternoon rickshaw ride through bustle hustle streets of Hanoi Old Quarter.
The day is ended with an interesting water puppet performance.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi (B-L-D)
Morning transfer to Halong bay, a World Natural Heritage Site
Afternoon enjoy excellent cruise on the bay dotted with thousands of rock islands.
Late afternoon drive back to Hanoi
Day 3: Hanoi – Hue (B-L-D)
Full day exploring the fascinating city of Hanoi where old and new things blend together, Vietnamese, Chinese and French cultures mix together.
Activities: a pleasant walk around the peaceful Ho Chi Minh area, another pleasant walk at the beautiful Temple of Literature, a fascinating walk through the famous 36 busy streets of the Old Quarter.
Transfer to the airport to take late afternoon flight to Hue
Day 4: Hue - Danang – Hoi An (B-L-D)
Morning beautiful boat trip to Thien Mu Pagoda, a symbol of Hue, then transfer to the interesting Royal Citadel and Khai Dinh tomb by bus.
Afternoon transfer to Hoi An via Danang by bus, stop at the Cham museum. Arrival in Hoian, a very charming ancient town, another World Heritage site in Vietnam.
Day 5: Hoian (B-L-D)
Morning enjoy a relaxing city walk to more than 200 years-old temples and houses.
Afternoon take a fantastic bicycle ride to explore interesting villages and the beautiful countryside.
Day 6: Hoian – HCMC (B-L-D)
Morning flight from Danang to HCMC, the biggest and most populated city of Vietnam, a modern hustle and bustle city, a visit to the charming city center before hotel check-in.
Afternoon visit the Cu Chi tunnels, an impressive underground system of the Vietnamese Guerillas.
Day 7: HCMC- Ben Tre – HCMC (B-L-D)
Morning city tour: busy China town, beautiful Chinese temple. Transfer to My Tho located on the riverbank of the Upper Branch of the Mekong River, and then enjoy wonderful boat trips along small canals, visits to family factories and gardens, floating houses of fishersmen, enjoy local food and fruits.
Late afternoon drive to back to HCMC
Day 8: Departure for Home Sweet Home (B)
Transfer to the airport for departure
End of service
- Hotel accommodation with breakfast (based on twin sharing, superior rooms)
- All meals indicated in the program
- All ground transport on tour with A/C vehicles , boats, motorbike, bicycle, rickshaw, tuk tuk, etc., all the domestic flights
- All entrance fees
- Local English, French, German speaking guides
- Gifts and maps
- Domestic and International Insurance surcharge
- Personal Insurance
- Personal expenses such as d r inks, camera fees
- All other accounts not mentioned in the above inclusions.