Greetings from WPS Holidays. It gives us immense pleasure to provide you with detailed itinerary and quote for your upcoming holidays to Vietnam.
Hanoi – arrival
Upon arrival at NoiBai international airport, you are warmly welcomed by our guide and transferred to city central for checking in hotel.
Free for relaxing or going around Hoan Kiem Lake and visit Ngoc Son Temple, Ly Thai To Statue by yourself.
Overnight at Hanoi.
Day 2 (B)
Hanoi fullday city tour
Breakfast at hotel, start a full day city tour for exploring the long standing history Hanoi, beginning with Ho Chi Minh Complex includes: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One pillar Pagoda, Ba Dinh Square… (Except Monday and Friday), then to the Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first university established during the construction of the capital.
In the afternoon, we drive out to the Museum of Ethnology where we can learn about Vietnam’s diverse culture, beliefs and ethnicdistributions. Later join in 1hour “Fast 36 Streets Tour “on Rick Shaw to see the daily life of Ha Noi city with plenty opportunities of capturing photos. Later, enjoy the traditional Water Puppet Show, a unique northern Vietnamese art form especially designed for depicting scenes from rural life and episodes of national history.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3 (B , L , D)
Hanoi –Halong overnight on boat – Seat in coach
Train arrives at Hanoi Railways Station at 5.00AM. Our driver and tour guide will pick up and transfer to mini hotel for checking in and relaxing. Breakfast at hotel.
08:00: get on car and start driving to Ha Long city. Spending 3.5 hours on bus to see how beautiful landscape of Red River delta. Upon arrival the harbor, meet our Cruise Crew to join the fantastic journey around the New Seven Wonder on Luxury Cruise. Welcomed and check-in boat, your seafood lunch will be served while the boat slowly slides on romantic waves of the sea.
Afternoon is time for many interesting activities such as: visiting the cave, kayaking, swimming, sunbathing, cooking class…
Enjoy special dinner dish and continuing night program with the crew. Overnight on Boat in Ha Long Bay.
Halong bay –Hanoi – Hue (Brunch )
Start-up your new day with Tai Chi instruction or just do sunbathing on sundeck and feeling the magnificent dawn scene surrounding, then having breakfast and following cruise’s itinerary (visit cave or floating village…) until lunch time at 11:00 pm. You will be returned to the main harbor before transferring to our awaiting vehicle for a 3-hour journey back to Hanoi.
17.30: Our driver pick up and transfer to NoiBai airport for flight to Hue.
Upon arrival, check in hotel and relax.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 5 (B)
Hue fullday city tour
Breakfast at your hotel.
Then, you will take a boat trip along Perfume River and visit the Thien Mu Pagoda. You will explore more of Vietnam life with the effected of Royal life, garden house in Hue is one of them. “Garden house” is a typical and unique characteristic of Hue city. Then visit the Hue Royal Citadel, constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the first decades of the 19th century, and now recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Afternoon: Travel to the tomb ofEmperor Khai Dinh and the tomb of Emperor Tu Duc. Then visit the traditional handicraft village: Thuy Xuan Hat – Incense making village, you will see how Hue Hat (non Hue) – a symbolized for the beauty of Hue lady. Visit local market in Hue, and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy market. Turn back to your hotel.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 6 (B)
Hue –Da Nang – Hoi An
Breakfast at hotel.
We will depart Hoi An for Danang across the Hai Van Pass (Pass of the Ocean Clouds), passing through many pretty red-tiled villages with fruit orchards, enjoying spectacular views of sky and sea. Stop on the way to visit Cham Museum, Marble Mountain and Carving – stone Non Nuoc, Ngu Hanh Son Mountain.
In the afternoon, take a walking tour of Hoi An on your own with some places: a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries, and enjoy the traditional architecture and relaxed lifestyle. Visit the centuries-old homes of merchants, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful, bustling market…..Evening free to have dinner and explore the town.
Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Day 7 (B)
Hoi an free day
Breakfast at hotel.
Full day free time on beach and relax.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 (B)
Hoi An – My Son Hollyland – Danang
08.00 am: local guide pick up you at the hotel’s lobby and depart for the ancient Cham ruins of My Son. Once there, visit the Tra Kieu capital which was the former administration center of Champa Kingdom. Discover the majestic ancient ruins at My Son including ancient towers which were built from the fourth century. Free shopping at Hoi An where is famous by tailor-made.
Then transfer back to Danang. Free to relax at here.
Overnight in Danang.
Day 9 (B)
Da Nang – Da Lat
We will take an early morning flight at 8.15 from Danang airport to Dalat. Upon arrival at Lien Khuong airport, our representative will greet you and drive to Dalat city.
Then visit Crazy House, most tourists agree that the biggest attraction is its unusual architecture which offers a thrilling feeling as walking inside.
In the afternoon, we continue to visit the following sites:
– Visit Dalat Embroidery Gallery which was built in memory of the ancestry. It offers a fascinating authentic showcase of the rich and ancient culture of Vietnam.
– City Botanical Garden with the colorful temperate flowers will complete your trip to Dalat.
– Take a cable car to the summit of Phuong Hoang Mount to visit Truc Lam Zen Meditation, next to the largest lake in Dalat, Tuyen Lam. The amazing sight here will surely take your breath away.
17h00: Back to hotel. Free at leisure.
Overnight in Dalat.
Day 10 (B)
8h00: Guide and car pick you up at the hotel.
Travel to Dambri Waterfall, the most famous site in Bao Loc.
10h00: Arrive in BaoLoc City, the kingdom of tea plantations. You will have experiences with the following activities: Go hunting, enjoy Can traditional rice wine of the locals or discover custom of ethnic minority groups surrounding.
Back to DalatCity, stop over for some tea or coffee.
Visit Lam Dong Museum and Dalat old railway station to enjoy French architecture with its long history. And then go shopping at Dalat Center Market.17h00: Back to the hotel. Free to relax.
Overnight in Dalat.
Day 11 (B)
Da Lat- Ho Chi Minh city
We will take morning flight at 08.35 to Hochiminh city. Arrive in HCMC at 9.20. Our tour guide will pick up and transfer to city center. Start Ho Chi Minh City tour with a visit to Remnants Museum, which exhibits included: photographs, machinery, and weapons that depict the harsh realities of war.
In the afternoon, visit to the Reunification Hall which includes: formal meeting rooms, private bedrooms, war situation rooms 10 meter beneath earth’s level. The guide will show you important historical facts about this building and some French colonial structures, the Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office, The City Hall and the last one is Opera House.
After that, transfer to hotel and check in. Free to relax.
Overnight in Hochiminh city
Day 12 (B)
Ho Chi Minh – My Tho –Ben Tre
Breakfast at hotel then, depart from Ho Chi Minh for My Tho city by air-conditioned car. Enjoy the peaceful villages on the way and get far away from city life. Upon arrival to My Tho city, we overview floating fish houses by boat. Motorized boat rides to Con Phung (Phoenix Island) of Ben Tre province. The province is home of coconut, you can buy handicraft made from coconut trees. Afternoon: You will explore amazing Mekong canals: Motorized boat cruise along natural creeks and quiet villages in Ben Tre province for visiting to orchards, bee-keeping house, enjoy honey tea, seasonal tropical fruit and traditional music. Take horse cart along peaceful village. Rowing-boat rides along small mangrove palm creek (mangrove palm or Nypa-frutican known as “dừanước” in Vietnam). See coconut candy production process. Then, transfer you back Ho Chi Minh City. On the way back drop by visiting VinhTrang Pagoda and Mekong Rest Stop for short break. Turn back to hotel.
Enjoy the last night in Hochiminh city.
Day 13 (B)
Ho Chi Minh –Cao Dai Temple –Cu Chi Tunnel
8.00: Pick up at your hotel and start the tour to visit Cao Dai Temple (in Tay Ninh). The Great Holy See Temple, built in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of South-East Asia. It is the headquarters of the unique Cao Dai sect, a religion with a hybrid of Buddhism, Christianity & Confucianism. Above the entrance is the all-seeing holy eye – symbol of the sect. Visitors will attend the midday ceremony’s extravaganza to witness the daily mass held by the Cao Dai followers which is a fantastic experience.
After lunch, proceed to Cu Chi to explore the amazing site where Viet Cong hid during the War. It is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign tourists – the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a “Free Target Zone”. Visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed before entering the tunnels. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food in war time). Return to Hochiminh City. Have dinner at local restaurant. Drop off at your hotel.
Overnight in Hochiminh city.
Day 14 (B)
Breakfast at hotel then enjoying your last free time to buy gift/souvenir till transfer to airport for departure flight.