Easy Vietnam Holiday

Easy Vietnam Holiday - 09 Days

You will discover

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    Ha Noi  
    Ha Long  
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  • LAOS
     
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  • Hoi An  
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  • CAMBODIA
     
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    HO CHI MINH 
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  • Can Tho 
    Vinh Long 

Tour Briefing

  • Day 01
    Hanoi arrival – walking tour ( 2km) (D)
  • Day 02
    Hanoi – City Tour (B/L/-)
  • Day 03
    Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
  • Day 04
    Halong – Hanoi – fly to Hoian (B/L/-)
  • Day 05
    Hoian Tour (B/-/-)
  • Day 06
    Hoian – Danang – fly to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) (B/-/-)
  • Day 07
    Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/L/-)
  • Day 08
    Can Tho – Saigon (B/-/-)
  • Day 09
    Saigon – Departure (B/-/-)

You will be interested in:

  • Discover the old quarter and the must-see sites in the capital of Vietnam.
  • Enjoy traditional Vietnamese food.
  • Stay overnight and discover the amazing landscapes of Halong Bay.
  • Uncover the lifestyle in Hoian and admire the beautiful streets and traditional houses in the ancient town.
  • Visit the Reunification palace (or the war memorials Museum), the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office in Saigon
  • Discover the Mekong River delta, floating markets and traditional handicraft villages.
     

Detail Program

Hanoi arrival – walking tour ( 2km) (D)

Day 01 : Hanoi arrival – walking tour ( 2km) (D)

Be welcomed at the airport by our Authentik Travel's tour guide and transfer to your hotel in the city center.

Check in at your hotel (after 12:00pm) or leave your luggage at the hotel and enjoy a walk in the old quarter. The city was built in the 10th century by the villagers near the Red River Delta. You can see the special architecture in the houses with their narrow width and deep length. You will be able to discover some popular streets such as Ma May, Hang Ma, Hang Dong, Hang Bac and Hang Gai and for tourist sites stop at Dong Xuan market, the biggest market in the northern Vietnam, Bach Ma temple (White horse temple) and the traditional ancient house at 87 Ma May Street. Head back to your hotel.

Enjoy our welcome dinner at a finest local restaurant and overnight in Hanoi.

Hanoi – City Tour (B/L/-)

Day 02 : Hanoi – City Tour (B/L/-)

Today, we discover the wonders of the capital of Vietnam, filled with timeless charm. Start by visiting Van Mieu (Temple of Literature), the first University of Vietnam built from the 11th century by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. Continue to visit Chua Ha (Ha Pagoda), known as a sacred place to pray for luck in love, especially for your future spouse.

After that, transfer to the Ethnology Museum (closed every Monday) which offers a deep insight into Vietnamese culture through traditional costumes, tools, musical instruments and traditional houses of many minority ethnic groups. Enjoy a special water puppet show in the museum garden.
Lunch is served in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, discover the Ho Chi Minh complex including the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's House on stilts and the fish pond

For those who are interested in visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, it is only open in the morning and closed every Monday and Friday. Sometimes it is necessary to queue for a couple of hours to go inside the mausoleum.
Transfer to the old quarter to visit Hoan Kiem lake (Restored Sword Lake) and Ngoc Son temple in the middle of the lake.

Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)

Day 03 : Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)

8.30am, pick up and transfer to Halong Bay
12h30 – 13h00          Embark Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h30 – 14h30          Savor a delectable lunch on cruises among the limestone islands.
15h00 – 16h00          Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
16h00 – 17h00          Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
17h00 – 17h30          Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.
17h30 – 19h00          Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.
19h00                        Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.
Overnight on board.

Halong – Hanoi – fly to Hoian (B/L/-)

Day 04 : Halong – Hanoi – fly to Hoian (B/L/-)

06h30 – 07h00          Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h00 – 07h30          Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.
08h30 – 09h30          Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave.
09h45 Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
10h00 – 10h30          Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
10h30 – 11h30          While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
11h45 – 12h00          Disembark the cruise and take a transfer back to Hanoi and directly to airport for a short flight to Danang city.
On arrival, pick up and transfer to Hoian ancient town.
Note: Cruise’s activities order will be depend on each cruises and tide. It is adjustable.

Overnight in Hoian.

Hoian Tour (B/-/-)

Day 05 : Hoian Tour (B/-/-)

After breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a city tour in Hoian ancient town which is listed in the Heritage of Humans.

Some real treasures that need to be discovered are Hoian Museum, Japanese bridge, China Town, Quan Thang ancient house, the local market and the old busy port of the 15th century for the international boats from China, Netherlands, Japan, and Poland.
Finally, visit the Thang Loi silk factory, known as a good establishment in Hoian to have tailor-made silk clothes.

In the evening, Embark on a small boat in Hoian town then depart to Thu Bon River which was once a very busy exchange place for a lot of international ships throughout the 15th century. The boat trip will take you along the river to Cua Dai sea gate. This is a good chance for you to appreciate the landscape of the peaceful village by the river bank and admire the fishermen’s activities on the river. Enjoy the sunset in the late afternoon from April to November.
Overnight at Hoian.

Hoian – Danang – fly to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) (B/-/-)

Day 06 : Hoian – Danang – fly to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) (B/-/-)

Transfer to Danang airport and take a morning flight to Saigon.

On arrival, Meet our tour guide and driver and transfer to your hotel. Leave you luggage and enjoy a full day city tour.
Visit the Reunification palace (or the war memorials Museum), Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office inspired by Orsay Station in Paris.
Then, transfer to Cho Lon District to discover its old quarter, Binh Tay Market and the colorful Quan Am pagoda, one of the oldest pagodas in the city. Its architecture and decorations have remained since its construction.

Return to Saigon city for a walk in the city center visiting sites like the former Catinat streets, the Opera house, City Hall as well as Ben Thanh market.
Overnight in Saigon.

Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/L/-)

Day 07 : Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/L/-)

Get picked up from your hotel and transfer to Cai Be ( 120km – 2.5 hour driving). Visit Cao Dai temple on route.

Upon arrival, embark on a boat trip on a branch of the Mekong River to Vinh Long. Experience the rhythm of life on the legendary Mekong River with a visit to Cai Be floating market and the orchid canals .
Visit crafts workshops of rice, popcorn, coconut caramel and rice cake.
Cycle or walk on the village paths to discover the ancient and beautiful Phu Chau pagoda where serenity reigns and meet the local people.

Enjoy  lunch in an open air restaurant where you can taste a famous local specialty, the Elephant ear fish Then enjoy tasting delicious fruits while rowing a small rowboat in the canals shaded by the fruit trees.
Continue your boat trip to Vinh Long and meet our driver at the pier for a transfer to Can Tho. Arrive in Can Tho in the late afternoon.  Check in at your hotel and relax.

Enjoy free time on your own to discover the city located on the Mekong River.
Stay overnight in Can Tho.
 

Can Tho – Saigon (B/-/-)

Day 08 : Can Tho – Saigon (B/-/-)

Have breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the pier for a boat trip to visit Cai Rang floating market, the largest and most lively market in the Mekong Delta.

There are so many colors and smells in the bubbling atmosphere where hundreds of sampans are filled with goods such as rice, fruits, and craft products. Everything is shown to sell from the early morning.
Leave the market and continue the boat trip through the canals and visit a fruit garden (Option - replace the garden with the nursery field by the river)
Head back to An Binh Market which is full of fish, fruits and vegetables.

Stop at Binh Thuy ancient house which contains the orchid garden where “The Lover” was filmed.
Transfer back to Saigon and arrive in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Saigon
 

Saigon – Departure (B/-/-)

Day 09 : Saigon – Departure (B/-/-)

Free till meet our driver for a transfer to airport for your flight home.

Private tour price

The prices are quoted on USD and based on per pax (Twin/double sharing - 3 star accommodation)
Valid to 31 December 2018

Group size1 pax2 pax3 - 4 pax5 - 7 pax>8 pax
Grand total price/pax17301075899785Contact us
Single Supplement 200
Service Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast ( Twin or double)
  • Private cabin on Halong Bay cruise
  • Private car transfer
  • Domestic flights
  • All entrance fees
  • English speaking guides
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Vietnam Visa approval letter.
  • Water on tour
  • Service charges and Tax
Service Not Included
  • International flight tickets from/to your country
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not indicated 
  • Personal Expenses: laundry, drinking, telephone…
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Other not mentioned in the tour
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