Day 1: Saigon
Welcome at the airport on arrival in Saigon and transfer to the hotel for check-in.
Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in hotel
Day 2: Saigon – Vinh Long (Mekong Delta)
Breakfast at hotel. Then Morning drive to the fertile Mekong Delta from which most of Vietnam’s rice is produced, thus this region is called the “rice basket” of Vietnam.
Arrive in Cai Be town (125km/ 2.5 hours) and enjoy boat trip in Mekong River to visit Cai Be floating market where local people trade on boats, and local candy processing workshop as well. Continue the boat trip to the countryside of Vinh Long city on small canals to visit local homes and fruit gardens as well as taste seasonal tropical fruits. Enjoy walking along village paths to know more about the daily life Pick up in Vinh Long and drive back to Saigon.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 3: Saigon – Da Nang
Breakfast at hotel. Then Morning half day city tour to visit War Remnants Hall, Reunification Hall. Photo stops at Opera Theater, General Post Office and City Hall
Then transfer to the airport for the domestic flight to Da Nang (flight time to be advised) Welcome at the airport upon arrival and transfer to hotel check in.
Free time afterwards and relax.
Overnight in hotel
Day 4: Da Nang – Hoi An – Da Nang
Breakfast at hotel. Departure for sightseeing around Da Nang and visit Marble Mountain, Cham Museum before transferring to Hoi An ancient town.
Stroll around the nice and peaceful Hoi An ancient town – another World Heritage Site of Vietnam – to visit old houses, local market, Chinese assembly halls and the Japanese Covered Bridge.
Return to Da Nang afterwards for Overnight in hotel.
Day 5: Da Nang - Hanoi
Breakfast at hotel. Pick up and transfer to Hoi An ancient town, another World Heritage Site of Vietnam to visit old houses, local market, Chinese assembly halls and the Japanese Covered Bridge. Then transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Hanoi (flight time to be advised)
Upon arrival at the airport in Hanoi, transfer to the hotel for check in and free time.
Overnight in Hotel
Day 6: Hanoi
Breakfast at hotel. Full day city tour to visit the historic Ba Dinh Square with Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (if open), Ho Chi Minh Stilt House and One Pillar Pagoda as well as Literature of Temple (considered as the first university of Vietnam)
Afternoon continue to visit the Central Sector of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long (closed on Mondays) recognized as the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, which is dated back to 7th century with invaluable historical relics and archeological artifacts. After that, visit Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple in Hanoi center as well as enjoy one-hour cyclo ride in the Old Quarters of Ha Noi with over one thousand years of history, follow by an spectacular Water Puppet Show in the evening. Overnight in Hotel
Day 7: Hanoi - Halong
Breakfast at hotel. Morning transfer to Ha Long City (165km/ 4 hours) where the wonderful Ha Long Bay is situated. Upon arrival in Tuan Chau Island, check in Paradise Cruise and enjoy the cruise program on the beautiful Halong Bay
After the lunch onboard, you will explore Surprising Cave, hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. While onboard, you can take advantage at leisure of our Spa & Massage services; An elegant Gala set dinner will be served in the restaurant where you can enjoy the Halong Bay charm at night. Overnight on board of the junk on Halong Bay
Day 8: Halong - Hanoi
Start the day with Taichi session on the sundeck at the break of dawn on Halong Bay, later enjoy light breakfast with cookies, tea and coffee at the restaurant. Then you will head to Titov Island for swimming or climbing to the top of the mountain for the panorama view of Halong Bay.
Back to the cruise and enjoy the brunch while departing to Tuan Chau Island Your Paradise Cruise come to end around 11am. Pick-up from the island and transfer back to Hanoi. Free time
Overnight in Hotel
Day 9: Halong - Hanoi
Breakfast at hotel. Free time in Hanoi then transfer to the airport for international flight back to Beirut.