Highlight of Vietnam 7 days for David Koh from Australia (June 2019)

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Highlight of Vietnam 7 days for David Koh from Australia (June 2019)

 

 

Map of Vietnam 7 days

Highlights of Vietnam 7 days / 6 nights

 

 

(Hanoi – Halong Bay – Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi tunnels – Mekong River Delta)

 

(Private tour for just 02 persons, except with returned shuttle bus trip between Hanoi - Halong city, joint Cruise in Halong bay, with 01 private Cabin for 02 people, hotel with Double or Twin)

 

 

Tour Begin: 11 June, 2019

Tour End: 17 June, 2019

Number of guest: 2 Pax

 

 

Detailed itinerary

 

DAY 1 (11 June, 2019) : WELCOME TO VIETNAM – HANOI ARRIVAL – GREETING – FREE & EASY (None)

 

  • Pick up at Noi Bai International airport & transfer to Hanoi, check in hotel (Hotel check in time is from 14:00, check out time is 12:00 noon, early check in and late check out is not available, and subject to Hotel availability and regulations)
  • Free time for dinner on own arrangement
  • Free time until the rest of the day & Overnight in Hotel in Hanoi

 

Inclusions: Private transfer, local English speaking tour guide, hotel in Hanoi, water

 

 

DAY 2 (12 June, 2019) : HANOI CITY TOUR FULL DAY – 1 HOUR CYCLO TOUR (B, L)

 

 

  • Hotel breakfast, & check out!
  • 08:00am, pick up from your hotel the sightseeing tour begins with a visit the President Ho Chi Minh complex including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoluem (Note: the President’s Mausoleum opens in the morning only, Mausoleum is closed on every Monday, Friday all afternoon, closed from 15 June until 15 August for annual maintenance), the Presidential Palace (view from outside only), president’s House on stilts, Fishpond & garden, One Pillar pagoda
  • Next is a visit to the Temple of Literature, where Confucius – Founder of Confucianism is worshiped, this place also served as the first National University of Vietnam where many kings,  mandarins and talented people of Vietnam were trained !
  • Lunch is served at restaurant
  • In the afternoon, tour continued with a visit to the Museum of Ethnology which displays and introduce about the cultures of the People of Vietnam including the Viet majority population and also 53 other minority Ethnic Groups who are residing in the land of Vietnam today (Note: The Ethnology Museum is closed on Monday, you may choose another Museum at your choice such as The National Museum of Vietnamese History; the Military Museum or Hoa Lo Prison Museum)
  • Tour continued with a visit to one of the most beautiful lakes of Hanoi – the Hoan Kiem lake (Restore Sword Lake) & Ngoc Son Temple located on a beautiful Island in middle of the lake.
  • After all is a cyclo tour for sightseeing around in the central of the Hanoi old Quarter (cyclo is kind of a 3 wheel bicycle which there will be a local man who will sit at the rear as driver and paddle the bike to take you around where as you sit at the front seat (comfortable, with shelter) and slowly enjoy the sightseeing tour and taking photos in the Hanoi old quarter)
  • Free time for dinner on own arrangement
  • Free time on your own & Overnight in Hotel in Hanoi

 

Inclusions: hotel breakfast, private transfer, local English speaking tour guide, entrance fees, lunch, cyclo tour hotel in Hanoi, water

 

Hanoi city tours

 

 

DAY 3 (13 June, 2019) : HANOI – HALONG BAY – OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE (B, L, D)

 

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel, check out
  • Pick up at about 08:00am – 08:30am, leaving Hanoi city for Halong Bay (distance 160km, a stop for a break time on half way for a refreshment). You enjoy the drive and sightseeing the peaceful country side scenery during the drive (4 hours),
  • On arrival at the at Ha Long bay seaport (around noon time)
  • 12.00 mid-day, you aboard the cruise, check in & enjoy a welcome drink while your cabin is assigned.
  • Check in the cabin and put luggage in, relax or can do a short exploration tour by going around the cruise to learn about the cruise’s properties and facilities
  • A sumptuous lunch with fresh seafood meal will be served while cruise slowly gliding out into the Halong bay.
  • It’s a wonderful opportunity to admire thousands of islands and islets with magnificent caves and grottoes at the inside the islands, admiring sparkling stalactites and stalagmites like germs and listening to the legends of the Dragons and the land and sea scape in the area,
  • Relax, sightseeing and taking photographs
  • You may enjoy extra activities organized on board (depends on each cruise’ program, such as visiting a floating village, going for kayaking (note: extra activities subject to availability, kayaking fee is on own expense, can be available on request at Cruise’s reception))
  • Relax on cruise during the happy hours or may join in a cooking demonstration, watching the sunset on Cruise.
  • Dinner is served on cruise
  • After dinner, free at leisure time to relax on Cruise and socialize with other guests or can join in some other evening activities such as squid fishing…,
  • Overnight in your cabin on the Cruise.

 

Inclusions: Hotel breakfast, shuttle bus A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide on the CRUISE, entrance fee, full board, joint Cruise in Halong bay (2 people share 1 private cabin)

 

 

DAY 4 (14 June, 2019): HALONG BAY – HANOI – FLIGHT TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B, L)

 

 

  • Early risers can enjoy the sunrise and the quiet breath-taking beauty of Bay’s landscape.
  • Breakfast served
  • Continue to enjoy the cruising tour until noon
  • At about 10:00, you arrange our luggage and check out cabin while cruising back to the pier.
  • Lunch is provided on cruise
  • By noon at 11:30 or 12:00 mid-noon, back to the prier, and disembark the Cruise, meet the bus again and drive back to Hanoi, depends on the flight time to Ho Chi Minh city, you will be picked up and transfer to Hanoi Airport for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh city
  • On arrival in Ho Chi Minh city Airport, you will be picked up and transfer to hotel
  • Free time for dinner on own arrangement
  • Overnight in hotel in HCM city

 

Inclusions: breakfast on the cruise, joint Cruise trip in Halong bay, shuttle bus transfer back from Halong bay to return Hanoi+ private transfer to Airport, tour guide on cruise + tour guide in HCM city, entrance fee, lunch, hotel in Ho Chi Minh city, water

 

Halong Bay tours

 

 

DAY 5 (15 June, 2019) : HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNELS FULL DAY (B, L)

 

  • 08:00 am, pick up at hotel in central Ho Chi Minh City, leaving Ho Chi Minh City for Cu Chi Tunnels, about more than 1 hour by car, first to watching a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. For those interested there's even the opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range ( on your own expense ), return Ho Chi Minh city
  • Lunch is served at restaurant
  • In after noon, tour continued by visiting sites as below:
  • The Reunification Palace ( Independence Palace )
  • The War Remnants Museum
  • Sightseeing of the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, Ben Thanh Market
  • Free time for dinner on own arrangement
  • At 17.30, tour today finished at your hotel !

 

Inclusions: hotel breakfast, private transfer, English speaking tour guide, entrance fees, lunch, hotel in HCM city, water

 

Cu Chi Tunnels Tours

 

 

DAY 6 (16 June, 2019): HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA – CAI BE SITE FULL DAY – HO CHI MINH CITY (B, L)

 

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Hotel breakfast,
  • 07:30am, Pick up from your hotel, leaving for Mekong River Delta to Cai Be
  • You enjoy sightseeing the rural area land scape along the way with a stop-over at Mekong Rest Stop for a short break
  • 10.00am, on arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat on the Mekong river and enjoying the freshness and peacefulness of the real rural area, and enjoy sightseeing the picturesque scenery of the Mekong delta region and the real local life style of the local residents living along the 2 river banks, (Note: Cai Be floating market which is only most busy in early morning)
  • We make a stop for a visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Next, we wander around into the small villages to visit the orchard gardens and fruit plantation, enjoy eating sample of tropical fresh fruits accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.
  • Keep cruising to a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta.
  • Arrive in Tan Phong island, enjoy the lunch at a local family restaurant.
  • Relax on the hammocks to get back your energy or can cycle around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong delta.
  • Take a boat ride back to Cai Be pier, meet the car/van for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh city.
  • Arrival in central Ho Chi Minh city17:00, free & easy
  • Free time & Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city

 

Day Inclusions: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fee (s), boat trip in Cai Be,  accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city, water

 

Ho Chi Minh Mekong tours

 

 

DAY 7 (17 June, 2019) : HO CHI MINH CITY – DEPARTURE (B)

 

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel,
  • Free time until being picked up (without tour guide) and transferred to Ho Chi Minh city Airport for departure to the next destination or flying back home.
  • Thank you very much for joining tour with Impress Travel, hopefully you enjoy tour very much with Us.

 

Inclusions: private A/C transfer, breakfast, hotel in HCM city – check out at 12:00 mid-noon, water

 

 

Price in USD per person:

 

 

Hotel Category

Price per person

 

3 star hotels (OPT 1)

 

490$

 

4 star hotels (OPT 2)

 

585$

 

(Private tour for just 02 persons, except with returned shuttle bus trip between Hanoi - Halong city, joint Cruise in Halong bay, with 01 private Cabin for 02 people, hotel with Double or Twin)

 

Additional Aifare for a local flight with Vietnam Airlines:

Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh city : $98USD/ per 01 one way ticket

( Notice: Economy class, Airport tax included, 7 kg hand carry allowance/ pax, 20kg storage luggage allowance/ pax, AIRFARE is subject to change without prior notice by the Vietnam Airlines)

 

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS & TOUR EXCLUSIONS

 

 

Inclusion

Exclusion

  • Private Air-conditional vehicle
  • Shuttle bus round trip for Hanoi - Ha Long Bay tour ( 2Day/1N)
  • Hotel accommodation with Daily International Buffet Breakfasts, (DOUBLE or TWIN ROOM, 2 persons share 1 room)
  • Joint Cruise trip in Halong Bay for 2 day 1 night, (2 people share 1 cabin, DOUBLE OR TWIN cabin ), full meals on board
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B = BREAKFAST = 6; L = Lunch = 5; D = Dinner = 1)
  • Professional English speaking tour guides as specified
  • Entrance fees or sightseeing fees
  • Kayaking in Ha Long bay
  • Boat trip in Me Kong Delta in Cai Be Town
  • Bottled water daily

 

  • Visas & fees for Vietnam if any
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for tour guides, drivers and other service attendants ( cruise’s crew members, waiter, hotel bell boy, boat rower etc )
  • Any other meals not mentioned
  • Any drinks not mentioned
  •  Personal expenses
  • All International & Domestic flights
  • Early check in and late check out ( official check in time is from 14:00, official check out time is from 12:00 mid-noon )

 

 

 

3 STAR HOTELS & CRUISE IN HALONG BAY SELECTED (OPTION 1)

 

 

Destination

Hotel Category

HOTEL NAMES, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITES

Hanoi

3 STAR

ADAMAS HOTEL, SUPERIOR

http://adamashanoihotel.com/

Ha Long Bay

3 STAR

SWAN CRUISE - DELUXE

http://swancruiseshalong.com/

Ho Chi Minh city

3 STAR

HA HIEN HOTEL – DELUXE ROOM

http://hahienhotel.com.vn/

 

 

4 STAR HOTELS & CRUISE IN HALONG BAY SELECTED (OPTION 2)

 

 

Destination

Hotel Category

HOTEL NAMES, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITES

Hanoi

4 STAR

THE LIGHT HOTEL, SUPERIOR ROOM

http://thelighthotelhanoi.com/en/

Ha Long Bay

4 STAR

LA REGINA ROYAL CRUISE – NOBLE SUITE

https://lareginacruises.com/ship/la-regina-royal/

Ho Chi Minh city

4 STAR

CICILIA HOTEL SAIGON – DELUXE

https://www.ciciliasaigon.com/

 

Notice: The hotels & Cruise selected are subject to change for other category in case of fully booked

 

 

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