The day will begin with a two-hour ride from Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, we will take a boat cruise to visit Cai Be Floating Market. The floating market is one of the most interesting and exciting attractions to visit in the Mekong Delta. At the floating market you can watch locals aboard their small boats trading fresh goods and local commodities.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Arrival
In and around Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh CityPick-up and welcome at the airport with the transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Mekong Delta – Cai Be floating market (BL) by minivan – 2 hours
In and around Cai BeThe day will begin with a two-hour ride from Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta. You will: take a boat cruise to one of the highlights of the Mekong-Cai Be Floating Market; stop over at a local house to watch how locals make coconut candy, rice-paper, rice-popcorn and rice wine; spend time amidst local farmers, enjoying traditional music and tropical fruits on Hoa Phuoc Islet, lunch on a local specialty- ” Elephant Ear Fish “ at a local home. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels – Da Nang (BL) by flight – 1 hour
In and around Cu Chi Tunnels Explore the famous Cu Chi tunnel complex for fascinating and informative insight into how Vietcong lived in this underground military base. After lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant, transfer to airport for a flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Da Nang.
Day 4 Da Nang – My Son Sanctuary (B)
After breakfast, a visit to the My Son Sanctuary is an experience that should not be missed while visiting the beautiful city of Hoi An: wander around the lost Champa Kingdom that dates back to the 3rd century, explore the temples and learn about the fascinating history behind this sanctuary of Hinduism. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Da Nang.
Day 5 Da Nang – Hoi An
Hoi An Tailor for a free tailor-made item of clothing – Hoi An City Tour (B)
In and around Hoi AnTransfer to Hoi An and contact Ann Tailor to have a free tailor-made item of clothing. In the afternoon, exploring Hoi An ancient town on foot is one of the best ways to absorb the beauty of this city. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 6 Hoi An – Foodie tour (BL)
Discover Hoi An’s countryside and its local food by bicycle. We will past verdant rice-paddies to visit a very local village. Sample the traditional Hoi An specialty, Cao Lau. Learn how to make the local delicacy- White Rose. Move on to Cam Nam to sample some Ying and Yang food balancing favorites. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoi An – Da Nang – Ha Noi City Tour (BL) by flight – 1 hour
Have breakfast. Check out. Transfer to Da Nang for flight to Ha Noi. Once arrived in Ha Noi and checked-in to your hotel, you visit the Temple of Literature (The first Imperial School in Vietnam), Hoan Kiem Lake, the Jade Mountain Temple, But Tower (Pen-Shaped Tower), Dai Nghien (Ink Stand), The Red – painted wooden and the Huc Bridge…Have a cyclo (pedicab) ride around Ha Noi ancient town. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 8: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay (BLD)
The shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel and depart for Ha Long Bay. Cruise past exquisite scenery; limestone islands majestically rising out of emerald water, seductively scattered with grottoes and caves. Overnight on the Junk Cruise.
Day 9: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi (BL)
After breakfast, swimming and sunbathing. After lunch, return to Ha Noi. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 10: Departure (B)
Breakfast and free time until time to go to the airport for departure flight. Transfer to Noi Bai International Airport.