VF242: Vietnam Escorted Tours 12D11N (Escorted Holidays Vietnam)

Vietnam Escorted Tours 12D11N (Escorted Holidays Vietnam)
Saigon-Reunification-Palace Underground - Cu Chi Tunnels Minh Mang Tomb - Hue Ancient Capital Ha Long Bay Turtle Tower - Ha Noi Capital
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Detail Itinerary for Vietnam Escorted Tours 12D11N (Escorted Holidays Vietnam)

Not do eco – tourism, medical tourism, adventure tourism, education tourism only develop, but cultural heritage tourism is rapidly developing to attract more international tourists. You can visit many beautiful sights in Mekong Delta, Cai Rang floating market, Saigon, Cu Chi Tunnels, Hoi An City, Hue City, Halong Bay and Hanoi Capital. Let’s book this trip for your enjoyment with Viet Fun Travel.

Highlights:
  • Experience the vibrant city of Saigon.
  • Explore river life up close in the Mekong Delta.
  • Walking tour of the charming streets of HoiAn.
  • Cruise among the limestone islands of Halong Bay.

Vietnam Escorted Tours 12D11N - Escorted Holidays Vietnam

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL ON SAIGON - VIETNAM ESCORTED TOURS (DINNER)

  • Arrive at Saigon Airport where you will meet your guide and transfer to your hotel for check-in.
  • Have BBQ dinner.
  • Overnight in Saigon.

Included: Airport transfer, English speaking tour guide, dinner and accommodation.

Excluded: Breakfast, lunch, travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 2: SAIGON – MEKONG TOUR (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)

  • 8:00am, travel by private transport to My Tho – 9:30 AM, board a wooden motor boat to Unicorn Island. On this boat along the river’s bank, you’ll be passing through natural creeks, quiet villages and watch rural people going to work. You will see an interesting fishermen's port, stilt houses (half on land, half on water). One of the boat’s stops during this trip is at a large orchard that has many different types of tasty tropical fruits for your enjoyments.
  • Another boat stop is for the Turtle Island 1 hr from the previous one. Here, on a small row boat, you’ll see interesting transportation modes that local people use to move around. From there, we’ll take you to a bee farm where you have a chance to taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea while checking out the folk music that is typical to only the people in Southern Vietnam. After that we’ll take you to a village where you can smell the flavor of coconut candies being made many yards away. This is a great chance to witness how village people make candy and handcrafted items from coconuts. You might learn that those people can amazingly make dozens of useful products out of coconut trees.
  • As your journey ends, you will return to My Tho by motorized boat and then travel to Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho.
  • Stay overnight in Can Tho. 

Included: Private transport, English speaking guide, boat trips, breakfast at hotel, lunch, dinner, entrance fees, fruits, 01 Aquafina water bottle and accommodation in Can Tho.

Excluded: Travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 3: CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET – SAIGON (BREAKFAST/LUNCH)

  • After breakfast at hotel, boarding a motor boat for a long distance trip to discover the area's largest marketplace...on water! Then cruising through small channels to visit a rice noodle making village, a large rice mill. Experience the “monkey Bridge "in the Delta.
  • After that, we have lunch at the local restaraunt before returning to Ho Chi Minh City at 06.00pm - 07.00pm.

Included: Private transport, boat trips in Mekong delta, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, one breakfast & lunch, one Aquafina water bottle/pax and accommodation in Saigon.

Excluded: Dinner, travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 4: ONE DAY SAIGON TOUR (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)

  • 08.30am we will visit War Crime Museum (This museum tells the story of war from the Vietnamese perspective. Exhibits include photographs, machinery, and weapons that depict the harsh realities of war).
  • Thien Hau Temple (One of the most important pagodas in the city, this richly decorated temple is dedicated to Thien Hau, the Goddess of the Sea and patron of sailors. She is said to travel over the oceans on a mat and ride the clouds to wherever she desires).
  • China town (Settled in the late 18th century, this labyrinthine section of saigon bustles with restaurants, temples, exotic stores, and markets) and Binh Tay market (This is the main marketplace in China Town, where a great deal of wholesale trading occurs. Experience the commotion of this integral part of the city's daily business). Then we have a lunch at restaurant.
  • Afternoon: We visit Reunification Hall which was the residence of the President Ngo Dinh Diem of the former South Vietnam until 1975 (1960s - Apr 1975s). You will see many interesting things: formal meeting rooms, private bedrooms, war situation rooms 10 meter beneath earth’s level.
  • This address today still holds many important functions in Saigon. We have guide who speaks your language to tell you important historical facts about this building and some French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral (Located in the heart of the city, this cathedral was built by the French in the late 1877s. A large statue of the Virgin Mary greets you as you walk into this neo-Romanesque cathedral, adorned by two tall spires flanking either side).
  • General Post Office (Designed by Gustav Eiffel, the Post Office is a testament to the French presence in the late 1800s. The look and feel of this grand building is like an elegant railway station).
  • City Hall (Find out why this is one of the most photographed buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. Constructed in the early 1900s, City Hall is a beautiful example of French colonial architecture). Finish Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City Tour at 04.30 pm.
  • 7.30pm: Dinner Cruise on Saigon River.
  • Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon.

Included: Private transport, English speaking tour guide, breakfast at hotel, one lunch, one dinner, entrance fees, one Aquafina water bottle and accommodation in Saigon.

Excluded: Travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 5: HALF DAY CU CHI TUNNELS – DANANG (BREAKFAST)

  • 08.30am our guide picks you up from hotel and transfer to Cu Chi Tunnels. Excursion Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnels network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. It took about 25 years to build this underground city, which has living rooms, kitchens, hospitals, weapon factories, storage facilities and command centre. The tunnel system was an excellent way for the Vietcong to move around the countryside undetected by the Americans and home to around 10,000 people who lived underground for several years.
  • Before we go underground, we watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. We then drive directly to domestic airport flight to Danang at 16.00PM.
  • Our guide & driver pick up from airport and transfer to hotel in Hoian.
  • Overnight in Hoian.

Included: Private transport, English speaking tour guide, one Aquafina water bottle/pax, pick-up airport in Danang, breakfast at hotel, entrance fees, one Aquafina water bottle and accommodation in Hoian.

Excluded: Lunch, dinner, travel insurance, tip, personal expenses and air ticket: Saigon - Danang.

DAY 6: HOI AN CITY ( BREAKFAST/LUNCH)

  • This morning we join the reputed chefs at Red Bridge Restaurant in a quest for the freshest ingredients in Hoian central market, then a boat ride to the restaurant for a wonderful cooking class. We then have lunch with exactly what we prepared for lunch.
  • In the afternoon we further explore Hoian, a charming and wonderfully preserved merchant town which retains Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese and European influences from its unique and ancient history. We will explore its narrow lanes and historic architecture, calling at the colourful shop-houses for the unexpectedly good bargains of silk wares. A visit to the riverside display of the most typical crafts of Vietnam to conclude the day's touring.
  • Stay overnight in Hoian.

Include: Private transport, English speaking guide in tour, entrance fees, breakfast at hotel, lunch, one Aquafina water bottle and accommodation.

Excluded: Dinner, travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 7: HOLIDAYS IN HOIAN - HUE (BREAKFAST/DINNER)

  • Overland to Hue–the first World Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in Vietnam (110 km). Admire beautiful landscapes on the road through the Hai Van Pass with panoramic views of clouds, the sea, and the mountains. Hue is a beautifully located City on the banks of the perfume River. As Vietnam's capital throughout the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), as a center of Vietnam Buddhism and scholarship and finally as the setting for some of Vietnam War’s most bloody fighting. Hue provides a unique Window into Vietnam and its complex past.
  • Upon arrival at Hue, we will visit the impressive home of the Nguyen dynasty emperors - the Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda. Much of the citadel was destroyed during the Offensive in 1968 but is gradually being restored then.
  • To complete the day we enjoy a 'Royal style' Dinner in the evening.
  • Transfer to hotel.
  • Overnight in Hue.

Included: Private transport, English speaking tour guide in tour, breakfast at hotel, dinner, entrance fees, one Aquafina water bottle and accommodation in Hue.

Excluded: Lunch, travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 8: HUE CITY - HANOI TOUR (BREAKFAST/LUNCH)

  • Depart at 08.30 am (Pick up at your hotel 8.00 am by car).

Morning:

  • Minh Mang Tomb (60 minutes).
  • Khai Dinh Tomb (40 minutes).
  • Tu Duc Tomb (40 minutes).
  • Conical Hat Making Village and Incense Making Village (20minutes).
  • Kinh Van An Matial Art (30 minutes).

12.30pm: Back to Town for lunch.

BUFFET LUNCH (50 TRADITIONAL HUE FOODS, ASIAN AND WESTERN DISHES). Vegertarian food on request.

  • After lunch, 13.00pm we will transfer you to airport to flight to Hanoi at 14.20pm.
  • Arrive in Hanoi. Our driver will pick you up from airport and transfer to hotel in Hanoi.
  • Stay overnight in Hanoi.

Included: Private transport, English speaking tour guide in tour, breakfast, lunch, car transfer/pick-up airport, one Aquafina water bottle and accommodation.

Excluded: Dinner, travel insurance, tip, personal expenses and air ticket: Hue - Hanoi.

DAY 9: HA NOI CITY TOUR (BREAKFAST/LUNCH) 

  • 08:30am Our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Then visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho's final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi . Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist dating from the Ly Dynasty) and Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake (One of the oldest in Vietnam). Have a lunch at loval restaurant.
  • PM: After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum continue to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Vietnam's first university constructed in 1070 it's gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam's past.  We will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake see the peaceful waters and visit Ngoc Son temple. For the end of the tour journey visit by coach trip along the Hanoi Old Quarter.  Free for shopping.
  • Tour ends around at 15:30 (If you book Deluxe Tour, you will enjoy Water puppet show from 15:30 to 16:15, then back your hotel around at 16:45).

Included: Private transport, entrance fees, breakfast, lunch, English speaking tour guide, water puppet ticket, 01 Aquafina water bottle and accommodation.

Excluded: Dinner, travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 10:  HANOI – HALONG BAY HOLIDAYS TOUR (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)

  • 08.30am: Pick up at your hotel and depart for HaLong city.
  • 11.45 – 12.00: At Halong city, You will board your Cruise, check into your cabin and enjoy first class lunch while you are cruising through thousand amazing islands and islet passing by Stone Dog Islet, Floating fishing Village, Incense Burner, Fighting Cocks, Duck and Finger Islets...
  • 15:45: Visit Surprising Cave (the most beautiful one in Halong Bay)
  • 16:45 – 18:00: Enjoy an hour or more kayaking through slide rock cliffs before swimming and joining some competitions for prize and fun, on white sandy beach (weather permitted).
  • 18:00 – 18:45: Board back the Cruise, take shower and enjoy special cocktail party on the sundeck before dinner time.
  • 19:00 – 20:30: Enjoy a specially prepared dinner in a romantic atmosphere.
  • 21:00: Evening activities – enjoy movie night, board games, Karaoke singing and squid fishing or relax at leisure. Stay overnight on junk.

Included: Private transport, joining group cruise in Halong Bay, entrance fees, breakfast, lunch, dinner, English speaking tour guide, 01 Aquafina water bottle and accommodation.

Excluded: Travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 11: HA LONG – HANOI TOUR(BREAKFAST/LUNCH)

  • 07:45: Have better breakfast than Superior & Deluxe Types.
  • 08:30: Start cruising to visit Van Gia floating village and passing by Halong Pearl Farm.
  • 09:30- 10:00: Keep cruising to visit Halong bay. Enjoy the cooking course after you pack your things and leave the cabin.
  • 11:30 – 12:00: Sail back HaLong pier, have a lunch and take private transport back to Hanoi.

Included:Welcome drink, transports Hanoi – Ha Long – Hanoi by private transport, accommodation on board: Luxury & safe en-suited cabin with A/C, hot water, one lunch, one breakfast, kayaking, entrance fees, insurance on junk, 01 Aquafina water bottle, English speaking guide & accommodation in Hanoi.

Excluded: Dinner, travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

DAY 12: HANOI – FINISH ESCORTED TOUR IN VIETNAM(BREAKFAST)

Included: Breakfast and airport transfer.

Excluded: Lunch, dinner, travel insurance, tip and personal expenses.

Included:

  • Private transport in Saigon, Hoian, Hue and Hanoi.
  • Private boat trips in Mekong Delta and joing group cruise in Halong Bay.
  • English speaking tour guide in tour.
  • One Aquafina water bottle per day.
  • Water puppet ticket.
  • 11 breakfasts, 08 lunches and 05 dinners.
  • Entrance fees and accommodation.
Not Included:

  • Tiptravel insurance, personal expenses.
  • Gun shooting in Cu Chi tunnels.
  • Air ticket: Saigon - Danang and Hue - Hanoi.
  • Other meals without mentioned in conclusion part.
  • E-visa to Vietnam (we can help you this, please contact us via sales@vietfuntravel.com).
Additional Information

Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in "show ticket link" on the site and show voucher to guide.

Please provide your full names, phone numbers and your flight details for name board at airport.

Please bring your passport to check-in hotel for your enjoyment in Vietnam.

Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be noticed before your departure date.

Some remarkable information:

  • You use private transport.
  • Please choose "air ticket" part when booking this trip.
  • If you are a single person, you must not choose "single supplement" part.
  • From 2 pax to up: if you request a single room, you must choose "single supplement" part.
Meeting point

We will free pick-up and drop off at hotel.

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