Discover the Enchanting Gems of Vietnam: Vietnam’s Top Destinations to Explore in 2024
Embark on an enchanting 13-day journey through Vietnam’s captivating destinations for Vietnam Tours 2024. Begin in vibrant Saigon, exploring historical landmarks before venturing into the Mekong Delta’s labyrinth of waterways. Discover the ancient wonders of Hoi An’s atmospheric streets and visit the awe-inspiring My Son Sanctuary. Immerse yourself in the imperial grandeur of Hue before delving into the bustling streets of Hanoi. Traverse the stunning landscapes of Ninh Binh, exploring grottoes and pagodas. Experience the untouched beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay on a cruise. With a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural splendor, this tour promises an unforgettable adventure through Vietnam’s diverse landscapes.
Day 1: Arrival in Saigon
- Arrive in Saigon and transfer to your hotel.
- Take some time to rest and acclimate to the city.
- Enjoy an evening at leisure, exploring the vibrant streets of Saigon.
Day 2: Saigon City Tour
- Embark on a full-day city tour of Saigon, visiting historical landmarks such as the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Central Post Office.
- Explore the War Remnants Museum to learn about Vietnam’s history.
- Experience the local culture and shopping scene at Ben Thanh Market.
Day 3: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Can Tho
- Depart from Saigon and journey to the Mekong Delta.
- Take a boat trip along the Mekong River, visiting local villages and experiencing the delta’s unique way of life.
- Enjoy a delicious lunch with regional specialties.
- Continue to Can Tho, the largest city in the Mekong Delta, and check in at your hotel.
Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Hoi An
- Rise early and visit the famous Cai Rang Floating Market, where you can witness the bustling trade on the river.
- Explore the smaller canals of the Mekong Delta, observe local activities, and visit orchard gardens.
- Return to Can Tho and transfer to the airport for a flight to Danang.
- From Danang, transfer to Hoi An and check in at your hotel.
Day 5: Hoi An Ancient Town
- Spend the day exploring the charming streets of Hoi An Ancient Town.
- Visit historical sites such as the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Tan Ky Old House, and the Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Community.
- Take a leisurely stroll along the Thu Bon River and experience the town’s vibrant atmosphere.
- In the evening, explore the night market and try local delicacies.
Day 6: Hoi An – My Son Sanctuary
- Embark on a half-day trip to the My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Explore the ancient Hindu temple complex and learn about the Cham civilization.
- Return to Hoi An and spend the afternoon at leisure.
- Enjoy the town’s renowned tailoring services or relax at a riverside café.
Day 7: Hoi An – Hue
- Depart from Hoi An and drive to Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam.
- En route, visit the Hai Van Pass, which offers stunning coastal views.
- Upon arrival in Hue, check in at your hotel.
- In the afternoon, visit the Hue Citadel, the Imperial City, and the royal tombs of emperors.
Day 8: Hue – Hanoi
- Take a morning flight from Hue to Hanoi.
- Upon arrival, visit the Temple of Literature, a symbol of Vietnamese education and history.
- Explore the bustling streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, known for its narrow lanes, street food, trains street, and traditional shops.
- Check in at your hotel in Hanoi and enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 9: Hanoi City Tour
- Embark on a full-day city tour of Hanoi. Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, and the One Pillar Pagoda.
- Explore the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to gain insights into the country’s diverse ethnic groups.
- Enjoy a cyclo ride around the charming French Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake.
- In the evening, watch a traditional water puppet show, a unique Vietnamese art form.
Day 10: Hanoi – Ninh Binh
- Depart from Hanoi and drive to Ninh Binh.
- Visit the Trang An Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning karst landscapes and cave systems.
- Enjoy a boat ride along the Ngo Dong River, passing through caves and marveling at the natural beauty.
- Explore the Bai Dinh Pagoda, one of the largest Buddhist pagodas in Vietnam.
- Check in at your hotel in Ninh Binh and spend the evening at leisure.
Day 11: Ninh Binh – Bai Tu Long Bay
- After breakfast, depart from Ninh Binh and drive to Bai Tu Long Bay.
- Board a cruise and spend the day exploring the pristine beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay, a less crowded alternative to Ha Long Bay.
- Enjoy kayaking, swimming, and visiting scenic spots and local fishing villages.
- Overnight on the cruise, surrounded by beautiful limestone formations.
Day 12: Bai Tu Long Bay – Hanoi
- Wake up to the serene beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
- Continue the cruise, exploring more of the bay’s captivating landscapes.
- Disembark from the cruise and return to Hanoi.
- Check in at your hotel and spend the evening at leisure.
Day 13: Departure from Hanoi
- After breakfast, check out from your hotel.
- Depending on your flight schedule, you may have free time for some last-minute shopping or further exploration of Hanoi.
Our representative will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.
- Accommodation: Hotels and/or cruise accommodations as specified in the itinerary.
- Transportation: Airport transfers and transportation between destinations as per the itinerary, including domestic flights.
- Meals: Breakfast is included throughout the tour. Some lunches and dinners may be included as specified in the itinerary.
- English-Speaking Guide: Professional tour guides who will accompany you during the sightseeing tours and provide informative commentary.
- Sightseeing: Entrance fees to all attractions and historical sites mentioned in the itinerary.
- Activities: Specific activities are mentioned in the itinerary, such as boat trips, kayaking, and cyclo rides.
- Domestic Flights: Flights between Can Tho, Danang, Hue, and Hanoi as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Cruise: Overnight cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay as specified in the itinerary.
- Taxes and Service Charges: All applicable taxes, fees, and service charges.
- International Flights: Flights to and from Vietnam are not included. Travelers are responsible for booking their international flights.
- Visa Fees: The cost of obtaining a visa for Vietnam is not included. Travelers are responsible for arranging their visas in advance.
- Travel Insurance: It is recommended to have travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances or medical emergencies during the trip.
- Meals: Except for breakfasts and some specified meals, other meals are not included. This allows flexibility for travelers to explore local cuisine independently.
- Personal Expenses: Expenses of a personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, additional drinks, and shopping, are not included.
- Optional Activities: Any optional activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary are not included and will be at an additional cost.
- Gratuities: Tipping for guides, drivers, and hotel staff is not included. It is customary to tip for satisfactory service, but the amount is at your discretion.
Please note that the specific inclusions and exclusions may vary depending on the specific details customized final program you choose. It’s always advisable to review the detailed itinerary and terms and conditions provided by Asia Trave Mates Corp Sales Consultants to have a clear understanding of what is included and excluded in the tour package.