Vietnam heritage sites tour is a special offer to show world travelers our pride of Vietnam - World Heritage sites that have been listed by UNESCO. The trip includes Halong Bay, Hue, Hoian as well as Myson Hollyland. Besides a sightseeing program, this tour provides lots of free time to make your own explorations which makes your trip more relaxing after the more intense organised visits.
Tour Route: Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay - Hoi An Ancient Town - Da Nang - Hue Citadel - Ho Chi Minh City - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong River Delta
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (D)
Arrive in Hanoi. Transfer to hotel. Welcome drink and tour briefing. In the evening, we enjoy the water puppet show, a traditional art form, dating from the 11th century. Welcome dinner at Le Tonkin restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour Full day (B,L,D)
Spending a full day in Vietnam's capital, we take time to visit Ba Dinh square, where we have the opportunity to see Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and former residence. With its history of nearly 1000 years, Hanoi offers us many interesting sights such as the beautiful One Pillar Pagoda, the impressive Temple of Literature (Vietnam first University founded in 1076) and the intriguing old quarter with its age-old traditional crafts and wares. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay (B,L)
Our trip cannot be considered complete without visiting Halong Bay, one of the world's wonders and probably the most stunning scenery in Vietnam. Arriving in Halong, we board our special boat to cruise on the emerald waters dotted with thousands of islands and islets of this limestone archipelago. Overnight in Halong
Day 4: Ha Long - Hoi An Ancient Town (B,D)
We take an early drive from the unforgettable Halong Bay directly to Noi Bai airport for the
flight to Danang. After a short drive from Danang, we reach Hoi An, the old merchant town
of central Vietnam. In the evening, we walk the quiet streets and explore on our own. Overnight in Hoi An
Day 5: Hoi An - Da Nang (B,D)
In the morning we wander through this town filled with charm, which was once a flourishing port and meeting place of eastern and western culture during the Nguyen dynasty. Lining the narrow streets, we can see many old houses, combining the typical architectural styles of three nations: Vietnam, China and Japan. After lunch, we continue on to Non Nuoc resort, where we can walk up the steps to the Ngu Hanh Marble Mountains and admire the beauty of the caves. Upon arriving in Danang, we visit the fascinating Cham Museum. Overnight in Danang.
Day 6: Da Nang - Hue Citadel (B,L,D)
Travelling North over the breathtaking Hai Van Pass, we descend into Hue, the ancient Imperial City of the Nguyen Kings. From the center of Hue, we board a dragon boat and travel on the scenic Huong River (Perfume River) to Thien Mu Pagoda (built in 1601 by King Nguyen Hoang), followed by a visit to the impressive tomb of King Ming Mang. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7: Hue - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (B,D)
A part of the day is spent exploring the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City, where the Nguyen Kings settled and ruled Vietnam. The great value of this ancient landmark is the royal architectural complex, which has been officiallyrecognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Before taking the flight to Ho Chi Minh City, we stop at the fascinating Dong
Ba Market, where we can experience the bustle of daily life in Hue City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City tour ( B,L,D)
This city was known as the Pearl of the East in the 1960s. Now, Ho Chi Minh City is the foremost commercial center in Vietnam, attracting the majority of foreign investors. Engulfed in the bustling atmosphere of HCMC, we explore the exciting district of Cho Lon - China town, with its colorful markets and typical pagodas such as Thien Hau, followed by a visit to the historical Reunification Conference Hall. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 9: Tay Ninh - Cu Chi Tunnels (B,L,D)
Leaving Ho Chi Minh City, we drive west to the home of the unusual Cao Dai religion and look inside the temple while attending the noon time service. On the way back, we stop at Cu Chi, an area that played a very important role in the war against both the French and the Americans. This famous network of underground tunnels provides us with a remarkable insight into the hardship and cruelty of any war. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho (B,L,D)
Today we travel further South to My Tho and experience the Mekong Delta's intricate waterways by sampan. We visit Thai Son Island and taste typical fruit of the Delta. Our exploration includes a walk through the lush fruit orchards and a chance to enjoy the hospitality of the locals before returning to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)
Free time until transfer to the airport for the departure flight. End of tour services.