8 Day North to South of Vietnam Tour

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This Vietnam 8-day tour will start with an amazing Hanoi city tour, followed by a visit to the magnificent Halong Bay, one of Seven Wonders of the World. Afterwards, leisurely wander through the Saigon, the most vibrant cosmopolitan city in Vietnam and explore the incredible Cu Chi Tunnels built during the Vietnam-US War.

Route

Hanoi(2N) – Halong Bay(1N) – Saigon(3N)

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Highlights

  • Take a Hanoi city tour to the Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and One Pillar Pagoda
  • Explore the stunning view of Halong Bay, a UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Freely wander through the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Experience the authentic Cu Chi Tunnels, a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers and booby traps used during Vietnam-US war

 

Itinerary

Day 01: Hanoi Arrival

Today, depart Australia for Hanoi, a colonial capital of Vietnam! Upon arrival to the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: In-flight Meals

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 02: Hanoi – Halong Bay

Today, you will travel by coach through the rich farm land of the Red River Delta to arrive at Halong Bay. Designated a World Heritage site in 1994, Halong Bay’s spectacular scatter of islands, dotted with wind- and wave-eroded grottoes, is a vision of ethereal beauty.Upon arrival you will board a ship to visit the thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junks and sampans gliding along the clear and emerald waters of the bay form a magnificent scene that blends into the sky. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a fresh seafood lunch and dinner onboard. Stay overnight on the Junk Boat

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Overnight on Cruise

Day 03: Halong Bay – Hanoi

Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands, a sight not to be missed, especially if you are into photography. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong Bay.Your driver will meet you at the Halong jetty then drive back to Hanoi in the afternoon.

Optional Tour Hanoi Street Food (dinner included)

Enjoy a walk around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and have a taste of Northern Vietnamese delicacies such as stuffed pancake, banh my, stuffed sticky rice balls, the unique egg coffee and many more.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 04: Hanoi - Saigon

This morning, you will take a half day Hanoi City Tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (a monumental edifice built to commemorate the Vietnamese Revolutionary leader), One Pillar Pagoda (one of Vietnam’s two most iconic temples), Temple of Literature (known as the first university of Vietnam) and Tran Quoc Pagoda (one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam). Afterwards, get transferred to the airport for a flight to Saigon. Upon arrival, the tour guide will take you to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 05: Saigon

Spend a day at your leisure.

Optional Tour Mekong Delta (lunch included)

Embark on a cruise to Ben Tre river. Visit brickwork manufacturer, coconut processing workshop, and a local village making sleep mattresses. Continue taking a motor cart (xe lôi) or cycling through the green rice fields and vegetable plains.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 06: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels

In the morning, take a brief Saigon tour to Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, War Remnant Museum and have fun shopping at Ben Thanh Market. In the afternoon, continue to Cu Chi Tunnels, a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers and booby traps used by both the Viet Minh and the Viet Cong during Vietnam-US war. The tunnel system had become legendary during the 1960s as a strategic military base and underground community life..

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 07: Saigon

Get ready for a flight back home.

Meal: Breakfast

Accommodation: N/A

Day 08: Home Arrival

Arrive home today.

Meal: In-flight Meals

Accommodation: N/A

Inclusions

  • International and domestic flights.
  • Accommodation and meals in the itinerary.
  • All local boat rentals and cycling as mentioned in the program.
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.
  • Water bottles during tours.
  • Transportation by air-conditioning vehicles.
  • Local English-speaking tour guides.

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Dates & Prices

*Prices included Location Surcharge and Peak Season surcharge
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Important

  • Surcharge of AUD350 for departures from Brisbane & Adelaide and AUD550 for departures from Perth
  • Surcharge of AUD200 for departures in March, April, October & November and AUD800 for departures in January , February
  • Surcharge of AUD310 for Single Supplement
  • Surcharge of AUD200 for Trip Extension

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