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Vietnam Holiday 10 days 9 nights /Highlights of Vietnam

Highlight of Vietnam – Vietnam Tours: Enjoy the highlights of the beautiful country of Vietnam on a ten day trip that allows you to experience the many delights that the nation has to offer, from the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh to the laid back atmosphere around the Mekong Delta and the ancient trading port of Hoi An, Ha Noi or Halong Bay. Let’s book tours of Vietnam with Palm VietnamTravel for your enjoyment.

Day 1: Arrive Hanoi

Meals: 1 Dinner

Arrival in Hanoi you will be met our local driver and guide at the airport and transfer to down town for check in. Welcome dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi Full Day City Tour

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch

Hanoi capital of Vietnam. The city is situated in northern Vietnam on the western bank of the Red River, Thang Long remained the main capital of Vietnam until 1802, when the last Vietnamese dynasty, the Nguyen (1802–1945), transferred the capital south to Hue. Today you will take the highlight of Hanoi tour packed with culture, history and all the outstanding landmarks.

 Morning:

  • You will be transferred to the historic complex of Ba Dinh. Visit Ba Dinh Square, where The Late President Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnams Independence on 2 September 1945, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and continue to the One Pillar Pagoda, the must-see monument in Hanoi – It is an ancient Buddhist pagoda, built in the early 11th century in the reign of King Ly Thai Tong, all construction supported by only one pillar, resembling a Buddhist lotus.
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda and situated in the center of the capital of Vietnam, unlike other ordinary pagodas, Tran Quoc Pagoda was built in a very intricate way, there are many valuable statues, such as the red lac statue trimmed with gold of Sakyamouni Buddha’s Parinirvana, which is a masterpiece of Vietnamese sculptural art, and lots of ancient stele.
  • Visit Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature – The first Imperial school in Vietnam) built in 1070 during the dynasty of King Ly.
  • Lunch at local restaurant.

 Afternoon:

  • The sightseeing tour including Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple (Jade mountain Temple)- Being prominent in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake, But Tower (Pen – shaped tower), Dai Nghien (Ink Stand), the Red – painted wooden and The Huc Bridge (The Welcoming Morning Sunlight Bridge)… the complex – It has witnessed many of the ups and downs of the capital.
  • Have a walking trip around with 36 streets of Ha Noi ancient town you have a free time to shopping at 36 streets of Hanoi Old Quarter– consists of many small, meandering streets, each bears the name of the goods that was specifically traded there such as Hang Bac (Silver Product), Hang Ma (Paper Product), Hang Go (Wood Product)…. have the chance to explore the modest but energetic life of the local a hundred years ago, where there were no high-rise buildings, too much traffic or fancy stores.
  • Water Puppet Show (Making puppets dance on water) – is a tradition that dates back as far as the 11th century when it originated in the villages of the Red River Delta area of northern Vietnam. The puppets are made out of wood and then lacquered. The shows are performed in a waist-deep pool. A large bamboo rod supports the puppet under the water and is used by the puppeteers, who are normally hidden behind a screen, to control them.

Note:- During the months of October, November and all Mondays of the year Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, museums in Hanoi will remain closed and will be replaced by a panoramic visit.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Cruise – Shuttle Bus

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner

Halong Bay, Hạ Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam – one of the most breathtaking natural landmark in Vietnam¸ is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. It is closely attached to important historical milestones of Vietnam from the establishment stage to the present time. This will be the outstanding of this Vietnam trip.

Breakfast in the hotel, then shuttle bus will pick you up at hotel (for hotel in old quarter). Leaving Hanoi by road for Ha Long Bay, enjoy the journey en route as the  weaves through the picturesque countryside landscapes, the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life.

Arrive in Halong and board the traditional sailing junk. Have lunch with regional fresh seafood while explore Halong bay on the most wonderful route. Land on a beautiful island, enjoy the great view of Halong bay, swim in the emerald water of Halong Bay or relax by the beach. Visit cave with paddle boat. Watch the sun set over the bay whilst enjoying a delicious dinner. Join the Crew’s squid fishing or enjoy a Karaoke party. 

Overnight on board.

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Flight to Hue

Meals: Light Breakfast, Brunch

Wake up and enjoy the sunrise, a wholesome breakfast before visiting the recently discovered Grotto with its great views, and on the next island see the yawning mouth of Cave. Continue visiting bay En route the junk weaves through strange-shaped rock formations that invite comparisons from fighting cocks to dragons. After another wonderful fresh seafood lunch on Board. Check-out the boat and take a van back directly to Hanoi. Then driver will come and transfer you to Noi Bai Airport to catch a flight to Hue.

Note: The itinerary base on difference cruises.

Overnight in Hue.

Day 5: Hue Full Day City Tour

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch

An important part of Vietnam tour package is Hue – Hue owes its charm partly to its location on the Perfume River, Hue intimately connected to the imperial Nguyen Dynasty, based in Hue, who ruled from 1802 to 1945, when the Emperor Bao Dai abdicated in favor of Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary government blends new and old as sleek modern hotels tower over crumbling century-old Citadel walls.

Morning: breakfast, you will take the cruise along the Huong River view some fine examples of Buddhist architecture for Royal Pagoda – Mu Lady Pagoda, the symbol of Hue tourism. Then visit the last imperial capital of Vietnam from 1802 to 1945 and has recently been recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site.

  • Imperial Palace (city), Forbidden City – the center where the history, culture and romance all combine. The imperial palace is in fact a citadel within a citadel within a citadel. The Imperial city is 2km by 2km and where the emperor held important ceremonies.  Forbidden City was reserved solely for the personal use of the emperor – the only servants allowed into this compound were eunuchs who would pose no threat to the royal concubines.
  • Lunch in the local restaurant.

Afternoon:

  • Tu Duc Tomb – is not only one of the most beautiful works of the Nguyen dynasty, but it is also the romantic scenery of mounts and lakes. 
  • Tu Hiếu Pagoda – The pagoda was built by Nhat Dinh in 1843, with the help of the king’s eunuchs and courtiers.

Overnight in Hue.

Day 6: Hue drive to Danang – Hoi An – Hoi An City Tour

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch

Breakfast, Heading south, we visit the fascinating Cham museum in Da Nang and explore the Buddhist Shrines of the Marble Mountain Caves. Departure to Hoi An, a small and charming town that located by Thu Bon River. Afternoon we will make a stroll between the 844 houses and temples in Hoi An, including the Tanky’s House, 200 years of antiquity, with Chinese poems written in nacar inlaid, or ever the structure oldest call “The House at Tran Phu St.”, made of carved wood. Visit city’s Market, one of the most colorful places of the trip.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 7: Free Day

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Breakfast and free day for shopping and beach. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8: Da Nang – Saigon – Half Day Cu Chi Tunnels

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner

After breakfast, driver will transfer your to Da Nang Airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by locals. Guests are welcomed by Palm Vietnam travel’s guide. Then take a half day for Cuchi tunnel: The revolutionary center of the guerrilla’s tunnel system covers close to 200 km underground, and the secrete system once dug under an US air base. The tunnels once spanned even to the area close to the Cambodian border to the city limits of Ho Chi Minh City. Here we will be able to know the laborious life of the Cuchi guerrillas in the tunnels of hundreds of kilometers. Return to the hotel in Saigon. Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 9: Saigon – Cai Be – Vinh Long (Mekong Delta)

Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before van and guide pick you up then driving to the riverside town, Cai Be. Along the way, you will stop at a candy factory and orchard garden where you have an opportunity to listen to traditional music. Enjoy a relaxing lunch at a riverside restaurant, then cross the river by motorized boat to visit some fluvial islands and explore the countryside. Your driver will meet you at Vinh Long pier then take you back Saigon.
Overnight in Saigon.

Day 10: Departure (No Guide)

Meals: 1 Breakfast

Free until being transfer to airport for your flight home. End of services./.