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Chao Vietnam
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ATA-VN-CV11 11 Days 10 Nights

Stretching over 3,200 kilometers in length with mountains, rivers, forests and long beautiful beaches, Vietnam is one of Asia’s most diverse and fascinating countries.  This 11-day Chao Vietnam tour welcome you to the country’s three main regions diversified in culture and nature. Start with the vibrancy of the South to the historic charm of the Central provinces before concluding with the beauty and the natural splendor and majesty of the North. Each place we’ve chosen is a must-try and will worth every of your time and effort. Amazed by the beauty of Halong Bay, Trang An or Hai Van pass, feeling impressed by the richness in culture of Hanoi, Hue and Hoi An and surprising about the effort and hardship of Vietnam people during the world in Cu Chi tunnels are what you will get once joining with us in an adventure.

Tour summary

Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Day 2: Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 3: Saigon – Flight to Danang – Hoi An World Heritage
Day 4: Hoi An – My Son
Day 5: Hoi An – Drive to Hue
Day 6: Hue Active Day
Day 7: Hue – Flight to Hanoi – Food on Foot
Day 8: Hanoi City Tour
Day 9: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Natural World Heritage
Day 10: Halong – Hanoi
Day 11: Hanoi Departure

Itinerary

DayActivitiesLocation
1

Saigon Arrival (-/-/D)

Upon landing in Saigon, warmly welcomed and greeted by ATA tour guide and driver. Get your transfer to hotel in city center. Free time for leisure. Tonight, we have a welcome dinner in a fine restaurant in town. Overnight in Saigon.

Saigon
2

Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L/-)
After breakfast at your hotel, follow our guide to visit Cu Chi Tunnels, the tremendous work done by V.C and guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam war. Located about 60 km from Saigon city, Cu Chi is a must-see place for travelers to Saigon. Cu Chi charms people through the history of Vietnam war more than 30 years ago. This educational tour around the tunnel area will let you understand Vietnamese people better while listening to war stories that maybe untold on any books or documentary films. Back to Saigon for light lunch. Afternoon, visit Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Post Office, Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum before concluding your trip by wandering around central Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Saigon.

Saigon
3

Saigon – Flight to Danang – Hoi An World Heritage (B/L/-)
Breakfast at your hotel. A short morning flight takes you to Da Nang today then another 40-minute transfer to Hoi An town where we are going to spend two nights. After lunch, let’s join a walking tour to explore Hoi An old town. Visit the Japanese covered bridge to understand part of cultural exchanges a few hundred years ago then Phuoc Kien assembly hall – an excellent work of architecture and also considered a heritage of historical significance. Next stop is the ancient house of Tan Ky, constructed almost two centuries ago as the home of a Vietnamese merchant. After tour, enjoy leisure time wandering around the old streets with numerous art and craft shops and tailors, who can produce made-to-measure clothes for you. Overnight in Hoi An.

Saigon - Danang - Hoi An
4

Hoi An – My Son (B/L/-)

After breakfast, we invite you an interesting visit to My Son, once the spiritual capital of Champa Kingdom that dominated South East Asia for nearly a thousand years and occupied most of the central parts of Vietnam from 2nd century to 16th century with very rich history and culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and sanctuaries dated between the 7th and 13th centuries. Back to Hoi An by mid-day. Spend rest of your day at leisure. You may want to try taking on bike to get to beautiful Cua Dai Beach. Overnight in Hoi An.

Hoi An - My Son
5

Hoi An – Drive to Hue (B/L/-)

Breakfast at your hotel. Late morning, farewell to Hoi An, we head up north to Hue city by private transport. This stunning route may be the most beautiful drive in Vietnam, reaching the Hai Van cloudy pass where we must stop for taking photos. Another stop at Lang Co resort beach for refreshment before we arrive in Hue. This scenic drive takes about 4 hours. Free time upon arrival. Overnight in Hue.

Hoi An - Hue
6

Hue Active Day (B/L/-)

After breakfast, meet up with your tour guide and be informed with some biking tips in Vietnam. After all, we are off to Hue’s countryside on your own bicycle to Thanh Toan, a rural village known for its crafts and food market. Back to town for lunch then afternoon visit incense making village, Tu Duc tomb and Thien An hill. End your day with a leisure boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, the one which built in early of 17th century under the Nguyen Lord. Overnight in Hue.

Hue
7

Hue – Flight to Hanoi – Food on Foot (B/-/-)

Breakfast at your hotel. This morning, let’s visit the Forbidden City of Hue which was once the residence of the King and his nobles. 13 Vietnamese Kings had lived here until 1945. By mid-day, transfer to Phu Bai airport for a short flight to Hanoi. Greeted by our guide and driver, we bring you to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to drop luggage then let’s have a Food on Foot tour to explore Vietnamese cuisine. Start walking around 4km in the Old quarter “36 streets” to visit some famous and specialized- food families or stalls/ local restaurants, shops where they run their business everyday, certainly you will watch and taste some particular dishes (We can customize vegetarian food or special requirement). It is very difficult to find some local food on your own in hidden alleys or sidewalks. This tour is combined by street food stalls and lovely mini restaurants (not luxury restaurants), certainly they are experienced and appreciated by our local experts everyday, you’ll keep on ordering food as long as you keep eating, suggestion that you should taste a little bit each place, then foot & food. Enjoy an hour Water Puppet Show before back to hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

Hue - Hanoi
8

Hanoi City Tour (B/L/-)

Hanoi is a city of lakes and parks; everyday people wake up early to exercise around the lake. Today, early birds may want to experience local life by joining a Tai Chi class with some local people in early morning (6 – 7 am) at Hoan Kiem Lake. Breakfast at hotel then let’s ready for a tour around Hanoi. Tour of Hanoi today includes the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature, and Ethnology museum. In the afternoon, head back to Hoan Kiem lake to visit must-not-miss Ngoc Son Temple and The Huc Bridge. Afterward, discover Hanoi’s old quarter by Xich Lo (Cyclo). Overnight in Hanoi.

Hanoi
9

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Natural World Heritage (B/L/D)

Breakfast at your hotel. This morning, depart for Halong Bay. There will be 4-hour drive into the Red River Delta with one stop on the way for refreshment. Arrive in Halong by mid-day. We get our welcome drinks while meeting with our Captain on board. Sail to Halong Bay while fresh seafood lunch is ready. Enjoy your drink on the top deck while viewing Halong’s unique scenery. Cruise today takes you around famous sites of Halong such as Fighting Chicken rocks, Lonely Islet, floating fishing villages… Anchor as the sun sets. Dinner and overnight on board.

*Note: Cruising program varies depending on the cruise you choose

Hanoi - Halong
10

Halong – Hanoi (B/L/-)

Visit Luon Cave by rowing boat in the morning. After breakfast, we cruise to different part of Halong where the legend is still fresh around here about dragons and their children descending into the sea. Lunch is served on the boat before docking back at Halong pier and transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi in the afternoon and rest at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

*Note: Cruising program varies depending on the cruise you choose

Halong - Hanoi
11

Hanoi Departure (B/-/-)

Breakfast at your hotel. Free time at leisure till check out time (12 pm). Based on your departure flight, we come to bring you to the airport. Tour ends at the airport. See you again in Vietnam!

Hanoi

Tour details

HOTEL LIST STANDARD OR SIMILAR

DestinationsSuperiorDeluxeLuxury
SaigonSanouva HotelLiberty Central Saigon City Point HotelSofitel Saigon Plaza Hotel
Hoi AnVinh Hung Emerald ResortEssence Hoi An HotelAlma Courtyard Hoi An
HueOrchid Hue HotelEldora HotelBest Western Premier Indochine Palace
HanoiEssence Palace HotelHanoi La Siesta Hotel – SuiteSofitel Plaza Hanoi Hotel
HalongDragon Pearl JunkHuong Hai SealifeDragon Legend Cruise

PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON (USD) 

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs. Our travel consultant will help you find the best hotel deals & promotion air-fare available at your booking time.

Period: 01 Jan 2016 – 30 April 2016 & 01 Oct 2016 – 31 Dec 2016

Rate /Group2 pax3 – 4 pax5 – 6 pax7  – 8 pax9 pax and aboveSingle Sup.
SuperiorUSD1,453USD1,276USD1,156USD1,085USD1,076USD505
DeluxeUSD1,628USD1,451USD1,331USD1,260USD1,251USD704
LuxuryUSD2,078USD1,901USD1,781USD1,710USD1,701USD1,195

Promotion deal: 01 May 2016 – 30 Sep 2016

Rate /Group2 pax3 – 4 pax5 – 6 pax7 – 8 pax9 pax and aboveSingle Sup.
SuperiorUSD1,403USD1,228USD1,110USD1,040USD1,032USD470
DeluxeUSD1,549USD1,375USD1,257USD1,187USD1,179USD635
LuxuryUSD1,973USD1,799USD1,681USD1,611USD1,602USD1,070

TRIP INCLUDED

  • Expert local English speaking tour guides
  • Accommodation in double or twin share
  • All private transfers and transport in modern van (A/C)
  • Entrance fees during guided time
  • Meals as indicated on itinerary: B – Breakfast; L – Lunch; D – Dinner
  • 02 days on Halong cruise as mentioned
  • Domestic flights route Saigon – Danang; Hue – Hanoi by Vietnam Airlines, Economy Class
  • Tissues and water on coach
  • Service charges and government tax

TRIP EXCLUDED

  • Visa and visa arrangement fee
  • International airfare and airport taxes
  • Transfers & meals not indicated on itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (tips, gratuities, …)
  • Beverage
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24th December and 31st December if have
  • Surcharge for Tet Holiday or other peak periods if have

 

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