• Enjoy a spectacular cruise through Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Explore the tunnel system used during the war known as the Cu Chi Tunnel
• Admire green rice field near Mekong Delta
• Enjoy tropical fruits, folk music, honey tea and coconut candy
Welcome To Amazing Vacation by Seventh Sky Holidays. Upon arrival, the tour guide & driver will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport transfer to the hotel and have the day free for leisure.
Have breakfast at the hotel and check out the hotel. From Hanoi, at 8 AM, pick up at your hotel and head East for more than 3,5 hours by shuttle bus to Halong Bay, the pride of the Gulf of Tonkin, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994 and 2006. Upon arrival in Halong, we’ll take a big boat to cruise the Bay to discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands of odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After a lunch of fresh seafood onboard, we can visit the Surprising Grotto, stop for swimming or kayaking (at your own cost), passing floating villages and approach islets to enjoy their beauty in close distance.
After breakfast, visit by boat to Luon Cave, a ring-shaped pool inside an island in Halong with absolutely tranquil landscape and emerald water. Back to the Wharf of Halong passing the densest area with many islands that have been named the Cock-Fighting Rock, Sail Island, Incense burner rock or Sea Dog Rock. Arrive at Halong Wharf around 11.00. Return to Hanoi around 4 PM and drop off at your hotel for check-in. Free at your leisure.
Today after breakfast check out from the hotel and get transferred to the airport to catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh. After arrival get transferred to the hotel. Check in to the hotel.
Morning, we start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Next to the palace are the colonial-styled Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city’s major landmarks. Afternoon, we will visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lies 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, before the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be. You even can try to crawl some dozens of m on the tunnel underground to have the real experience. Return to Saigon in the late evening and drop off at your hotel.
Have breakfast at the hotel. Picked up at the hotel and drive to My Tho the homeland of coconut and family factories with local products like coconut candy, rice paper, Upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people live along the banks. We stop at one of 4 islands in the area for sightseeing. Enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music at the plantation. After that, you will embark on the small boats rowed the local people through the small canals with a water coconut tree on the side to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee. After that enjoy the horse-cart trip through the tranquil road of the village. We continue getting on the big boat to visit the vast area. Enjoy your light lunch at a local restaurant nearby Mekong River.
After breakfast, we’ll proceed to Saigon airport to board flight for your hometown.