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Spirit Of Vietnam South Bound 10 days

Trip Name: Spirit Of Vietnam South Bound
Type of trip: Private
Trip Duration: 10 Days
Starting: Hanoi capital city, Vietnam
Finishing: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city), Vietnam
Trip Grading: Moderate walking

Destinations: Hanoi – Halong – Hue – Hoi An – Saigon – Mekong Delta

Flexibility:
This sample itinerary can be amended accordingly to meet your expectation.
Highlights: Spirit of Vietnam South Bound is a 10 day trip, that provides a quick glance of Vietnam highlights including Hanoi, Ha Long, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon, Mekong delta. In this trip you will visit the 1000 year old Hanoi capital, the mystical Halong Bay, the charming and historical imperial citadel Hue, the ancient town Hoi An, and the modern Saigon largest city of Vietnam.
 
Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Being personally welcomed and transfer to hotel by Asia Top Travel staff
 
Day 2: Hanoi City tour
Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Hanoi‘s highlights with Asia Top Travel tour experts
 
Day 3: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay – Hanoi
Travel to Halong bay by private comfortable transportation, enjoy 4 hour Halong bay cruise. Then return to Hanoi later this afternoon
 
Day 4: Hanoi – Hue
Being transferred to Hanoi airport for flying to Hue  
 
Day 5: Hue City tour
Hue Full day sightseeing tour of the Hue’s highlights with Asia Top Travel tour expert
 
Day 6: Hue - Danang - Hoi An
Travel to Hoi An by car/minivan/coach, stopover in Danang to visit the Famous Cham Museum, Danang beach.
 
Day 7: Hoi An - My son
Enjoy a half day tour of My Son holly land, the ruins of the Champa kingdom. The World Cultural heritage sites
 
Day 8: Hoi An - Saigon
Departing Hoi An to Saigon by an hour fifteen minutes flight.
 
Day 9: Saigon - Mekong Delta
Enjoy a boat trip to explore the vast waterways and Mekong delta.
 
Day 10: Saigon Departure
Departing Saigon for your onward flight.
 
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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Upon arriving in Hanoi, Asia Top Travel 's tour guide will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is your time at leisure.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
 
Day 2: Hanoi City tour
Today, we will visit Ho Chi Minh Complex that includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, House-on-Stilts, and the Ho Chi Minh Museum. After that we will visit the Temple of Literature that was originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first University dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society place then and now on education. Have lunch at a nice restaurant.
After lunch, we continue our trip to visit Museum of Ethnology: This museum is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. As well as the comprehensive array of exhibits inside, there are also traditional tribal houses reconstructed within the ground.
Then, we back to the center of Hanoi to visit Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake: The Ngoc Son temple is set on a tiny island on the Hoan Kiem Lake, its history dating back to the 13th century. The temple is reached by crossing the The Huc Bridge which literally means the ‘Place Touched by Morning Sunbeams’. The Hoan Kiem Lake is the local point of the city and the source of many legends. One hour Cyclo Tour through the Old Quarter: Also known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally each of the 36 s names’ was related to the products being sold there. It’s a great place to explore on foot with numerous photo opportunities.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
This morning, we depart for Halong Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay.
This exciting five hour cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves.
Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Transfer back to Hanoi.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Hanoi - Hue
Transfer to the airport to catch morning flight to Hue. Check-in hotel upon arrival and take refresh for a while. This quiet city is widely known for the magnificent architecture of its citadels, palaces, royal tombs, pagodas and temples built under the Nguyen Dynasty. We visit the major sites including the Imperial Citadel with Forbidden Royal City like in Beijing. Free shopping in Dong Ba market.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Meal: Breakfast
 
Day 5: Hue City tour 
We will take a dragon boat to cruise along the Perfume River heading down to Thien Mu pagoda. Off the boat, we then visit Thien Mu pagoda, one of the best-loved architectural pagodas in Vietnam considered by many as the unofficial symbol of Hue. It is an active Buddhist monastery with its origins dating back to 1601.
Then we go to a pagoda for a well-prepared vegetarian lunch, served by nuns in a much more the life of religious people in the central area. After lunch we continue to visit a tomb monument of King Tu Duc which is located in a very special area. More than just a tomb visiting, it’s the chance to learn more about Nguyen King and the landscape is spectacular. Back to hotel in the late afternoon.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Meal: Breakfast, lunch
 
Day 6: Hue - Danang - Hoi An

This morning we drive to Hoi An, we will cross Hai Van Pass where you will have magnificent view of the China Sea. Stop at Lang Co to have break. Visit the fascinating Cham Museum, famous Danang Beach and the Marble Mountains en route to charming Hoi An. Known as Faifo to early Western traders, it was one of South East Asia's major international ports and today it still retains that special old-world feel. Enjoy a walking tour through the Old Quarter. Hoi An is also famous for its large number of tailor shops, so if you want to have a new wardrobe made up, this is the time to do it.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Meal: Breakfast, lunch
 
Day 7: Hoi An - My son
Today, we take the excursion to My Son – Cham Holy Land, the sacred land of Vietnam’s most spectacular historic and religious site. Afternoon, return to Hoian and rest of the day free at your own leisure on the beach.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Meal: Breakfast

Day 8: Hoi An - Saigon
This day, you are free at leisure until transferring to Danang airport to take the flight to Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam's largest city has an exciting buzz as millions of people rush around on their daily business. We'll see the historic Reunification Palace and some great examples of French colonial architecture from the comfort of a cyclo. You will be free at the rest of day to make your own exploration to discover the city.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
Meal: Breakfast

Day 9: Saigon - Mekong Delta 
After breakfast, we leave the hotel at 7.30 for a 3-hour for driving to Cai Be with stop en route at Trung Luong Bonsai garden for a tea break. Upon arrival, board a motorized boat to visit the popcorn cake, rice paper making family before visiting the lively floating market of Cai Be.
Then we continue by boat towards Vinh Long province to see the diverse fish traps in order to learn a kind of lazy fishing. After cruising along small shady canals, we step ashore and take a chance to watch a typical and interesting music show of the Mekong cultural life.
Lunch is at the home/ bonsai garden. Afternoon, take a walk for about half an hour to enjoy the rural peaceful atmosphere of the countryside life, on the way we can also stop en route to learn more about fruit trees. Drive back to Saigon. Tonight, enjoy dinner farewell at a nice restaurant.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Saigon Departure
Today, you are free until transferring to Tan Son Nhat airport to take the departure flight onward.
Meal: Breakfast
Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly.
 
Trip Inclusion:
Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
Meals as indicated in the itinerary, including 9 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 1 Dinner 
All domestic flight tickets Hanoi - Hue, Da Nang - Saigon 
English speaking guide
Entrance fees
Private boat trip
Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast
 
Trip Exclusion:
Airport taxes
Personal insurance
Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency
 
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