6 Nights 7 Days
Day 1: Arrival at Ho Chi Minh City
Day 2: 1-day Mekong Delta tour
Day 3: 1-day Cu Chi Tunnels and city tour
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi and Hanoi City tour
Day 5: Hanoi to Halong and Dragon Bay Cruise – 1 Night Stay
Day 6: Travel Back to Hanoi
Day 7: Departure
Airport transfer. Once you reach the airport please come to pillar B15, our guide will come and pick you up at the airport, drop you off at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
7h30 AM Our tour guide will pick up from your hotel, or at your hotel in District 1 before heading to My Tho city by bus. Enjoy the scenery and green rice paddies during the one and a half hour bus ride. Along the way, we will visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the biggest pagoda in the Mekong delta. Continue to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along the Mekong River, where you can see fish cages and floating houses on the river. The boat takes you to a small canal, escaping the hustle and bustle of the town. We disembark at a coconut island in Ben Tre and enjoy a walk around the village. Stop at a local family home to enjoy tropical fruit, taste the honey tea and honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music performed by the villagers. Check out the coconut candy shop and learn how to make candy, and see handicrafts made from the coconuts. Take your time snapping photos and enjoy the natural scenery before we head to the local restaurant. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food. Enjoy your lunch outside under the shade of the trees. After lunch, enjoy your time relaxing, walking around the village, or perhaps going for a short bike ride. Travel back to Saigon and arrive around 5.00 pm for the end of the tour.
Cu Chi Tunnels are the remaining system of tunnels and stretching over 124 miles (200 km). This tunnel is famous in the world for its length and history. Pick up time: 8:00 – 8:30AM Drop off time: About 17:00
OPTIONAL: Try shooting AK47, M16, M60, M30. Surchage: 2usd x 10 bullets/ one set. Take a rest, a bout 14:00 the guide will pick you up for city tour. Perfect way to discover the most bustling Saigon and their culture as well as history.
Airport transfer and city tour 08.45: Arrive at Tran Quoc Pagoda located on Golden Fish Island in West Lake . It is the oldest pagoda in HaNoi built in the 6th century. 09.30: Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh then walk around the garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked from 1954 to 1969. Then visit One Pillar Pagoda where worships the Goddess of Mercy – It is the most unique pagoda in the world 12.45: Have lunch at our restaurant. 14.00-14.15: Continue to visit the Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, established in the 11 century 15.15: Leave for Hoa Lo Prison Museum which was originally used by the French colonists in Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. During this later period, it was known to American POWs as the "Hanoi Hilton” 16.15 -16.30: Tour finishes. Back to hotel Stay at Hotel
08:00 – 08:30 | Pick-up time For those who book our transfer service will be collected from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter to explore Halong Bay. 11:30 – 12:00 | Arrive Tuan Chau Harbor 12:00 | Transferred to main boat by tender. Embark on Dragon Bay Cruises Warmly welcome to Dragon Bay Cruises! While enjoying welcome drink, our cruise manager will deliver cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you will check in your cabin. 13:00 | Enjoy fabulous lunch Fabulous lunch is served while Dragon Bay Cruises – Luxury Cruises starts his sail into magnificent Ha Long Bay – an extension of Ha Long Wonder which is much quieter and has fewer tourists. He will pass famous Finger Islet, Candle Islet and thousands of uniquely shaped limestone towers and islands. 15:30 | Explore Lan Ha Bay – Ha Long Bay We will visit the Dark and Bright cave – famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see-sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoying bamboo boat or kayaking or swimming – which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the Limestone Mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, visitors immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha Bay with exciting swimming activities (Please prepare swimming suite, sun cream, sun class with you). 17:00- 18:00 | Sunset Party, Happy Hour and Cooking Class Back to Dragon Bay Cruises and relax on cruise. It’s time for Sunset in Ha Long Bay, There’s something magical about sunsets. It’s not only the colors but the feeling, the atmosphere, the temperature. The way you feel at a certain moment. Enjoy our “Sunset Party “and “Happy Hour Deal- Buy 1 Get 1 Free” in all bars on cruise. Cooking Demonstration is an onboard activity which helps passengers not only to sample fine cuisine but also learns more about Vietnamese culinary culture. Cruise Chef will show and guide you how to make Vietnamese traditional dishes such as fresh or dried springing roll and/ or how to carve different kinds of vegetables and fruits. You may be invited to participate in a fun competition with other passengers to find who is the fastest to make the dish. Finally, you can have your own dish of food, enjoin yourself or share it with your companions. An interesting activity for those who love cooking and cuisine! Before dinner, our experienced captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for overnight 19:00 | Savor deluxe dinner Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff, night view on Lan Ha Bay is incredible
06:00 | Sunrise Tai-chi section on sundeck Be an early bird for photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind. 07:00 | Have light breakfast Dragon Bay Cruises continues to passing amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee and light breakfast is served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings. 08:00 | Explore Tra Bau floating village Our small boat brings you to visit a fishing village names “ Tra Bau “ to Join the kayaking experience to explore the Tra Bau area – the famous filming location for Kong Skull Island (King Kong) in Quang Ninh in 2018. You can visit the fish raft and interact with local fishermen to explore daily life and traditional fishing methods. Our conveyer boat will pass slowly through the pearl farming village so you can see how the locals cultivate pearls. 09:30 | Back to the boat for check-out 10:00 | Brunch time During the time well prepared lunch is served, Our Cruises slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of Karst Mountains towards the Harbor. 11:30 – 12:00 | Back to Tuan Chau Harbor Bus transfer service by the highway from Halong to Hanoi is available for booking in advance.
A private car will pick up at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi international airport and fly back home.