Hanoi–Halong –Ninh Binh–Quang Binh –Hue –Hoian –Sai gon –CanTho 16 Days 15 Nights
• The cost from USD 1.723 per person
• Countries visited: Vietnam
• Destinations: Hanoi – Halong – Ninh Binh – Quang Binh – Hue – Hoi an – Sai gon – Can Tho
• Summary :Vietnam Panorama tour is created to take you back to the past from Vietnam’s very first reign to the modern of 20th century. Day by day, the tour will help you understand more about our culture and remind how valuable our current lives are through painful parts of history
Tour duration: 16 Days 15 Nights
Tour route: Hanoi – Halong – Ninh Binh – Quang Binh – Hue – Hoi an – Sai gon –Can Tho
Start: Hanoi (Noi bai airport) Finish: Sai Gon (Tan Son Nhat airport)
Tour operates: Upon request
Tour type: Private tour
Transportation: Private transfer, Regional flight, overnight cruise
Accommodation: 14 hotel nights, 01 cruise night
TOUR IN BRIEF
Day 01: Welcome to Hanoi (-)
Day 02: Duong lam village (B/L)
Day 03: Halong full day (B)
Day 04: Ninh Binh full day (B)
Day 05: Hanoi – Fly to Quang binh (B)
Day 06: Phong Nha cave exploration (B)
Day 07: DMZ tour – drive to Hue (B)
Day 08: Hue city tour (B)
Day 09: Hue – drive to Hoian (B)
Day 10: Hoi an city tour (B)
Day 11: Hoi An FREE day (B)
Day 12: Hoi An – fly to Sai gon (B)
Day 13: Cu chi tunnel full day (B)
Day 14: Sai gon – Can tho O/N cruise (B/L/D)
Day 15: Can tho – Sai gon (B)
Day 16: Sai gon departure (B)
Tour Itinerary: VIETNAM PANORAMATOUR : Hanoi–Halong –Ninh Binh–Quang Binh –Hue –Hoian –Sai gon –CanTho
Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi (-)
Welcome to the elegant city of Hanoi !
Upon your arrival, our driver will come to pick you up for your hotel transfer.
Start your first Vietnam experience with a visit to the famed Ancient Streets where you will find unique street vendors, busy traditional workshops and holy temples. Continue your discovery with water puppet show, inspired by Red River Delta peasants.
Welcome drinks at a lake side coffee shop will be the highlight for your evening
Day 2: Duong lam Ancient villages – Tay Phuong Pagoda (B/L)
Waking up in the morning, today we will start our cultural holiday with a visit to the most typical traditional village of Red river delta – Duong lam village. Duong lam is 50km from Hanoi center, with some ancient houses even 400 hundred years old built by unique materials: da ong - A special local rock.
Lunch will be served at an ancient house.
Proceed to visit Tay Phuong pagoda to admire a series of 18 Buddhist statues which were amazingly carved by skillful carpenters. Back to Hanoi in late afternoon.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong full day (B)
Today is a full day to see Halong bay – twice recognized the World Heritage. After breakfast, we depart directly to the city of Quang ninh and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay.
Upon arrival, we board on deluxe traditional junk for 4 hours to sail deeply in the bay. Seafood lunch is served on junk then back to port for a drive back to Hanoi city.
Day 4: Hanoi – Ninh Binh full day (B)
Today, we will visit the place known as “Halong Bay on Land” and also be the first capital of Vietnam, even before 1000 year old Hanoi city, Ninh Binh province. After a 2.5 hour driving, we visit Hoa Lu former citadel where the first Vietnamese Dynasty placed its palace. Today, Hoa lu is not much remained but the temple of King Dinh, King Le and the unique Queen of Vietnam, Queen Duong Van Nga. The next stop, We move to the natural beauty land of this place - Tam Coc visit by sampans ride along a lovely spring. Drive back to Hanoi and relax.
Day 5: Hanoi – Fly to Quang binh where Phong Nha cave located (B)
Free day to self-explore Hanoi before departing for Quang Binh province by early afternoon. After arrival, we drive to hotel to pull out the luggages and relax at the hotel. Free time at your own pace and dinner.
Note: The route Hanoi – Quang Binh NOT operated on Mon and Wed by Vietnam Airlines. If your holiday is on this day, some changes will be suggested to fit flight schedule
Day 6: Phong Nha cave exploration (B)
Refresh up then we start our tour to one of world class’ master pieces in Quang Binh – Phong Nha cave. We board a sampan along Son river to reach the cave. Along the river, you will listen to our tour guide talk about the cave information as well as the role of this place in Vietnamese history. You even can see the board to sign “Hochiminh Legendary trail” in one bank of the river. Explore the cave then back to downtown for overnight
Day 7: Dong Hoi – DMZ tour – Hue (B)
Leaving Dong hoi by Hochiminh Trail (not A1 National way), we will have a short stop at Truong Son National Cemetery to pay respect to the soldiers who fought and died on the trail during the war. From there, we head to Dong Ha Town passing Ben Tat Bridge, built by the VC(Viet Cong) over the Ben Hai River. Visiting the mystic Vinh Moc Tunnel and the historic Hien Luong Bridge.
Head down to Hue city and overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue full day city tour (B)
We have visited the first citadel of Vietnamese feudal. Today we move to central to visit the last citadel in Hue city. Different from Hoalu, Royal palace in Hue is persevered quite well as listed in Cultural World Heritages and it existed just over 200 years ago.
This morning, we will go out for the visit the only citadel left in South East Asia called the Forbidden Citadel. Enjoy a boat trip along Huong river to see Thien Mu Pagoda just located on river bank. After your own dinner, we are free to wander around the old city that depends on your choice. 3
Day 9: Hue Royal tombs tour – drive to Hoian (B)
After breakfast, continue to see more about Hue city with Royal tombs: Tu Duc King and Khai Dinh Kinh’s tombs. These tombs reflect the luxury in their after life of Kings and also show the style of each King: Tu Duc loved poetry very much while Khai Dinh was very modern and opened to Western culture. Lunch is on your own account.
In the afternoon, we proceed to Hoian – another Cultural World Heritage in Central.
Day 10: Hoi an city tour (B)
Today take a short walking tour of Hoi An. Visit the local market, Tan Ky old house, the Fukien Assembly Hall and the 400 year old Japanese Bridge. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon to explore at your own pace.
Day 11: Hoi An free day to explore (B)
A day at leisure in Hoian. You can relax on the white sand beach or just wander the many tailor shops around Hoi an center .
Day 12: Hoi An – fly to Saigon (B)
Free in the morning. In the afternoon, our car picks you up and transfer to Danang airport for the flight to Saigon (or Ho Chi Minh city). One of the highlights of your trip, this bustling city is a stark contrast to your itinerary so far. On arrival, take a short orientation tour of the city that includes the former Presidential Palace and History Museum. Overnight in Saigon
Day 13: Cu chi tunnel trip (B)
Cu chi tunnel is a well-known place to show an important part of Vietnam history. In the morning, we drive to the tunnel complex. Arrive in the tunnel after 1 hour drive, we start our exploration. Forget all about wrong/right sides in a painful war or opposite political views, we are here just to see and admire surviving ability of human beings in under basic living conditions and learn a little more about one pace in Vietnam history.
In the afternoon. We drive to back to your hotel.
Day 14: Sai gon – Can tho by overnight cruise (B/L/D)
09.00AM collect at hotel then take a short drive to newly constructed road to Cai be pier for deep down exploring Mekong Delta by overnight boat. Board on deluxe Bassac cruise for checking then start sailing while lunch served
The cruise will pass through Cho lach and visit local orchards then finally anchor at Mang Thit. Overnight on-board
Day 15: Can tho – Sai gon (B)
Continuing cruising program by early visiting the most famous floating market Cai Rang, then dock at Ninh Kieu pier for checking out.
Collecting from the dock for 4 hours driver back to Sai Gon. Arrive in Sai gon late afternoon. Free the rest of the day
Day 16: Saigon city - Departure (B)
Last see our most modern city, we do hope you understand our country more through its cultural and historical highlights besides its natural beauty. Transfer you to the airport for your next destinations.
End of our Vietnam Panorama Tour