Essential Draw

Duration: 9 Days/8 Nights
Start Date: Upon Request
Depart: Hanoi
Rate from: $815 P/P

Vietnam Essential Draw - North to South Vietnam Tour 9 Days 8 Nights

Excellent if you wish to visit the major draws of Vietnam within a limited time and easy to connect with tours of neighbouring countries.

  • Hanoi
  • Halong
  • Hue
  • Hoian
  • Danang
  • Saigon
Price Details
Class Valid from now until 31 Sep 2015
Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
2 pax 3 - 4 Pax 5 - 6 Pax 7 - 8 Pax
Cost/Pax 944 911 874 815
  • English/French-speaking tour guide. Other languages are available upon request.
  • Twn-shared rooms at 3 star hotels.
  • Overnight on luxury junk in Halong Bay.
  • Domestic flight from Hanoi to Hue with airport taxes.
  • Domestic flight from Danang to Saigon with airport taxes.
  • Meals as mentioned in the program. Special requirement (vegetarian, diet etc.) could be arranged upon prior notice.
  • Land transfer by air-con vehicles.
  • Boat trip in Halong Bay and Mekong Delta.
  • Kayak fee in Halong Bay.
  • Dragon boat in Hue.
  • Admission.
  • International flight from/to Vietnam and airport tax.
  • Visa arrangement.
  • Other meals, drinks and personal expenses (laundry, phone call, tip..).
Essential Draw - Itinerary
Day 01: Hanoi (Dinner)
A car/ bus and tour guide will pick you up upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi. Orientation tours which passes the West Lake, visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Enjoy Water Puppet Show in the evening. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02: Ha Noi - Ha Long (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Morning, visit Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House, One-Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature and the Fine Arts Museum. After lunch, drive overland to Halong Bay. Check-in hotel in Halong City. Overnight in Ha Long.
Day 03: Ha Long - Ha Noi (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
AM: you are welcome on a boat trip from Halong Tourist Wharf to visit Halong Bay – the World Heritage listed by UNESCO. The boat will stop for swimming or visiting limestone grottoes on the Bay. Fresh Seafood Lunch on the boat. PM: drive back to Ha Noi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 04: Ha Noi - Hue (Lunch/Dinner)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for morning flight to Hue.
Check in hotel in Hue. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore Hue on your own. Overnight in Hue.
Day 05: Hue (Breakfast)
Today you have full day visit Hue with boat trip on the Perfume River which stops off at Thien Mu Pagoda, Hon Chen Temple, Tu Duc Tomb, Minh Mang Tomb and Dong Ba market. Stay overnight in Hue.
Day 06: Hue - Hoi An - Da Nang (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Drive to Da Nang with stopovers at Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Beach for sightseeing. Call on the Marble Mountain, East Sea and Cham Museum before driving to Hoi An to visit the ancient town. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 07: Da Nang - Sai Gon (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
You are transferred to Danang Airport to take the morning flight to Ho Chinh Minh City. Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, transfer to the hotel for check-in and depart for the City Tour include the Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, the Reunification Palace, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda and China Town. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 08: Sai Gon-MeKong Delta (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
A smooth one and half hour bus ride passing rice fields and stopping over the National highway 1, leads visitors to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong.
The morning trip continues on the motorized boat to enter My Tho city to through Bao Dinh natural canal. Visitors then pay a visit to the My Tho street fruit market alongside the canal. Here they can join in with the daily activities of the local people and enjoy the atmosphere.
Visitor then take a cruise on the Tien River to the Qui (Tortoise Island). On the way, they view the fishing port, stilt houses, boat building workshops, the other Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Island. Lunch will be served right in the heart of the orchard to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the islanders.
After visiting the coconut candy mill, the amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal is something visitors can not miss. Then continue on to Ben Tre province - "the country of coconut", to see a typical agricultural model call "Garden - Pond - Cage", then enjoy the relaxing honey tea. Visitors 'expectations will be fulfilled by final boat trip back to My Tho on the Tan Thach natural canal, which is fully covered with water coconuts. Head home to Hochiminh city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 09: Saigon (Dinner)
You are free at leisure until transferred to airport for the ongoing flight. End of services.

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Vietnam Anz Travel can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

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