Easy Vietnam Holiday
Easy Vietnam Holiday - 09 Days
You will discover
Day 01Hanoi arrival – walking tour ( 2km) (D)
Day 02Hanoi – City Tour (B/L/-)
Day 03Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Day 04Halong – Hanoi – fly to Hoian (B/L/-)
Day 05Hoian Tour (B/-/-)
Day 06Hoian – Danang – fly to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) (B/-/-)
Day 07Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/L/-)
Day 08Can Tho – Saigon (B/-/-)
Day 09Saigon – Departure (B/-/-)
You will be interested in:
- Walking in the old quarter of the Vietnam capital
- Discover the capital of Vietnam with all the best highlights
- Enjoy Vietnam Traditional foods: Cha Ca Thang Long ( Grilled fish with vermicelli)
- Overnight and discover the amazing landscape of the Bay
- Uncover the lifestyle in Hoian as well as walk in the ancient town to admire the nice streets with traditional typical houses.
- The Reunification palace (or the war memorials Museum), the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office in Saigon
- Mekong Delta River discovery with its floating market and traditional handicraft villages.
Day 01 : Hanoi arrival – walking tour ( 2km) (D)
Our Authentik Travel’s tour guide and driver will welcome you at airport and transfer to Hotel in the city center.
Check in hotel (after 12.00 noon) or leaving your luggage at hotel and enjoy a walking in the old quarter called 36 streets. The city was built from the 10th century by the villagers by the Red River Delta. You could see the special architectural houses. They are narrow in width and deep in length. You cross to discover some typical streets such as Ma May, Hang Ma, Hang Dong, Hang Bac and Hang Gai… and tourist sites stop: 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.
Enjoy our welcome dinner at a finest local restaurant and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02 : Hanoi – City Tour (B/L/-)
Today, we discover deeply the capital of Vietnam, filled with timeless charms.
Start to visit the 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 the luck in love, especially for the future spouse.
After that, transfer to Ethnology Museum (closed every Monday) which offers a deep insight into our Vietnam cultures through traditional costumes, tools, music instruments and real typical traditional house of many minority ethnic groups. Enjoy a special water puppet show in the museum garden.
Lunch is served in Cha Ca Thang Long restaurant (Grilled fish with vermicelli) a Hanoi specialty.
In the afternoon, discover the Ho Chi Minh complex included: Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh House on stilts, fish pond.
For those who are interested in visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum: it is opened only in the morning and closed every Monday and Friday. We have to queue up sometimes to a couple of hours to go inside the mausoleum.
Transfer to the old quarter to visit the Hoan Kiem lake ( Restored Sword Lake) and Ngoc Son temples in the middle of the lake.
Overnight in Hanoi.
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.
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.
Day 05 : Hoian Tour (B/-/-)
After breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a city tour in Hoian ancient town which listed in Heritage of Human.
A real treasure need to be discovered: Hoian Museum, Japanese bridge, China Town, Quan Thang ancient house, the local market and the old busy port in the 15 century for the international boat and junks from China, Netherlands, Japan, and Poland...
Finally, visit silk factory (optional) of Thang Loi known as a good address in Hoian to have tailor made silk clothes.
Embark on a small boat in Hoian town then depart to Thu Bon River which was very busy exchange place and there were a lot of international ships in the 15 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 landscapes of 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 hotel in Hoian.
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), the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office inspired by the Orsay Station in Paris.
Then transfer to Cho Lon District to discover its old quarter, the wholesale Binh Tay Market and Quan Am pagoda a colorful pagoda and one of the oldest pagodas in the city, its architecture and decorations have still remained since its construction.
Overnight in Saigon.
Day 07 : Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/L/-)
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Cai Be. Visit a Cao Dai temple on route.
Upon arrival, embark a boat trip on the branch of Mekong River to Vinh Long. Experience the rhythm of life on the legendary Mekong River by a visit to Cai Be floating market and the canals with orchards.
Visit crafts workshops of rice popcorn, coconut caramel and rice cake…
Biking or walking on the village paths to discover the ancient and beautiful Phu Chau pagoda where the serenity reigns and meet the local people.
Enjoy a lunch in open air restaurant where you could taste a famous local specialty: The Elephant Fish ear, tasting great fruits, rowing a small rowboat in the canals which are shaded by the fruit trees.
Continue our boat trip to Vinh Long, meet our driver at pier for a transfer to Can Tho. Arrive in Can Tho in the later afternoon. Check in hotel and relax.
Free time on your own to discover the city by Mekong River.
Overnight in hotel in Can Tho.
Day 08 : Can Tho – Saigon (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to the pier for a boat trip to visit Cai Rang floating market, a largest and lively market in Mekong Delta.
There are so colorful and many smells in the bubbling atmosphere where hundreds of sampans are filled with goods such as rice, fruits, and craft products …all is shown to sell from the early morning.
We leave the market and continue the boat trip through the canals and visit a fruit gardens (or replace the garden by the nursery field by the river)
Back to An Binh Market which is full of fishes, fruits and vegetables.
Stop at Binh Thuy ancient house with orchid garden where “The Lover” was filmed.
Transfer back to Saigon and arrive in the later afternoon.
Overnight in Saigon.
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 size||1 pax||2 pax||3 - 4 pax||5 - 7 pax||>8 pax|
|Grand total price/pax||1698||1060||890||780||Contact us|
- 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
What clients say about us?
Right from the time of my enquiry, to tour around Vietnam, the team at Authentik was very proactive and professional in their approach.Jan 8, 2018
A tailor-made trip perfectly organized by Authentik Vietnam.Nov 26, 2017
I still remember that we appreciated the warm welcome and warmth of the people who welcomed us into their family.Nov 21, 2017