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THE SOUL OF VIETNAM 9 DAYS/8NIGHTS

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THI NHUONG BUI. CEO

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THE SOUL OF VIETNAM 9 DAYS/8NIGHTS

The Mekong delta river refers to the area of the Southernmost tip of Vietnam. Fertile thanks to silt deposit, the low plain and wetlands of the Mekong river delta are dotted with farms and fisheries, green fruit orchard and mangrove forests. Can Tho retains its rustic, country charm where you can still find the lush orchard and endless rice fields just minutes away from city center.

DAY 1

SAIGON

Arrive at the international airport in Saigon, the largest city in Vietnam. Meet our guide, quick formalities for visas and transfer to your hotel (rooms are usually available from midday). Free day to visit downtown Saigon. Dinner and overnight in Saigon.

SAIGON
DAY 2

SAIGON – BEN TRE – CAN THO

Depart for the Mekong river Delta city of Ben Tre. Upon arrival we will board a boat for a leisurely cruise along a major branch of the Mekong River. You will discover amazing tributaries of the river sheltered by tropical vegetation, with seasonal fruit offered by residents and lunch featuring an exotic fish called "elephant ears" that will be served in an orchard. The cruise will continue to Can Tho. Dinner and overnight in Can Tho Read more

CAN THO
DAY 3

CAN THO – SAIGON – DANANG – HOI AN

We will arise early for a ride on a another branch of the Mekong River, the Song Hau. Visit the Cai Rang floating market, the largest and most well-known one in the delta. Transfer to the airport for our flights to Saigon and on to Danang. From Danang airport and we will transfer to Hoi An (30 km). In 1999, the old town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, citing it as a well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port of the 15th to 19th centuries, with buildings that display a unique blend of local and foreign influences. Dinner and overnight in Hoi An. Read more

HOI AN
DAY 4

HOI AN

A full day will be devoted to visiting the ancient town of Hoi An: the Hoi An market, the Tan Ky House, the Japanese Covered Bridge, a visit to a silk manufacturer and boat ride on the Thu Bon River (1 hour). Meals and free time for shopping or going to the beach, 5 km from downtown (transfer at your own expense). Dinner and overnight in Hoi An. Read more

HOI AN
DAY 5

HOI AN – HUE

Morning departure for Hue, stopping to visit the Cham Museum, where you can admire the extraordinary cultural collection representing the ancient kingdom of Champa. We will continue our journey to Hue, going over Hai Van Pass, one of the most scenic roads in all of Vietnam. Arrive late in the morning in Hue, followed by lunch and free time. Dinner and overnight in Hue. Read more

HUE
DAY 6

HUE

Sampan ride on the Perfume River, stopping at Thien Mu Pagoda, which is built on a hill overlooking the river. Visit the tomb of Emperor Minh Mang, the scholarly monarch who was the 2nd emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty. Transfer by car to visit the tomb of Emperor Tu Duc. After returning to Hue we will visit the Dong Ba market. Dinner and overnight in Hue. Read more

HUE
DAY 7

HUE – HA NOI

Morning transfer to Hue airport for our flight to Ha noi. From Noi Bai airport, transfer to downtown for breakfast. Discover old Ha noi, the capital of Vietnam, including its fascinating Old Quarter, the neighborhood of 36 streets and traditional craft guilds, Long Bien Bridge, the open-air Hang Be market and the Temple of Literature, the first university in the country. Visit the Museum of Ethnology, inaugurated in 1998 by Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic, and Madame Nguyen Thi Binh, Vice-President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The museum, similar to that of the primitive arts Museum of Branly wharf in Paris, has collections depicting the traditional customs of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. Finally, we will visit the stilt house of Ho Chi Minh, the late Chairman of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and its relaxing garden. Dinner overnight in Ha noi. Read more

HA NOI
DAY 8

HA NOI – HALONG

Morning departure for Halong Bay. Depending on the time available, we may stop along the way to take pictures and at a workshop where disabled people and victims of war and disease display their craft and art. Upon arrival in Halong City we will board a motorized junk to begin our cruise of Halong Bay. You will enjoy a comfortable cabin (showers, air conditioning) and panoramic views of the bay from the deck. The meals served on board will be the finest of this trip. We will cruise through the extraordinary natural wonder of Halong Bay and visit a magical cave, either Surprise Cave or the Heavenly Palace. There will be time for swimming in the emerald waters, surrounded by dramatic limestone karsts and isles. Dinner featuring seafood and overnight on board, where you will appreciate the calm and serenity. Read more

HALONG
DAY 9

HALONG – HA NOI – DEPARTURE

The day will begin with a small snack as we resume our cruise. Enjoy rides on sampans at Luon Cave. Return to the boat where a hearty and varied brunch will be served between 9:30 and 11:00. Return to Halong City in the late morning and return to Ha noi. We will stop at Phu Lang village where you will observe the manufacture of ceramics. Transfer to Noi Bai International Airport and for your departing flight. End of our services. Read more

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location SAIGON
Day 2
Location CAN THO
Day 3
Location HOI AN
Day 5
Location HUE
Day 7
Location HA NOI
Day 8
Location HALONG

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Accommodation in a shared double or twin room throughout.
  • Private transfers according to the programme.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • An English speaking local guide according to the programme.
  • Entrance fees for the sightseeing described above.

Package excludes

  • International flights with airport taxes.
  • Vietnamese visa fee.
  • Domestic flights within Vietnam with airport taxes.
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal insurance.
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry etc.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.

REVIEWS

15 Reviews

Mr.Silvano Barato , Italy

Ciao Nga,trovo adesso un attimo di tempo per ringraziarti di come hai organizzato il nostro viaggio in Vietnam e Cambogia.Siamo soddisfatti per come si è svolto, per i luoghi che abbiamo visitato. Possiamo sicuramente consigliarlo a chi vuole venire in Vietnam.

Mrs.Piccolo Albertina , Italy

Colgo l'occasione a nome mio e della mia amica per ringraziarvi della vostra disponibilità e professionalità, in particolare ho trovato molto utile il telefono con scheda vietnamita che mi avete dato ad Hanoi. complimenti per gli autisti molto bravi e disponibili e un grazie anche alle guide.

Mr.Brignani Giorgio , Italy

il viaggio mi ha permesso di vedere al meglio le bellezze e la popolazione vietnamita. Di poter capire gli usi e costumi delle popolazioni del nord e del sud. ottima esperienza da provare e vivamente consigliata. L'agenzia locale è un'ottimo tour operator ed ha organizzato perfettamente tutto...

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BICH NGA NGUYEN. Director

NHUONG BUI. Vice Director

THANH XUAN Director of sales

KIM CHI. Director of sales

MY KHANH. Repre. in HCM city

THUY PHAM. Repres in Sydney

DAC TUYEN. Repres. in HUE

NHAM NGUYEN . Accounting D.

TRANG DUONG. Sales executive

THAO PHAM. Tour guide

KHUYEN DOAN. Operator

THANH HUYEN Visa & account.

Her passion for travel results in a deep knowledge of the tourist trade and 25 years experience

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