Mekong Delta Travel
Set Departure Tours
 
14D VIETNAM OVERLAND  
14DAYS/13NIGHTS (MDT/VNH)
 
Day 1: Arrival – Hanoi
Arrival in Hanoi famous for the name of the mythical ascending dragon, unique city of Vietnam. Meet your guide and transfer to down town. City tour around the bustling 36 streets quarter before hotel check in. Welcome dinner at restaurant with typical Vietnamese dishes. O/N in Hanoi.
 
 
Day 2: Hanoi – City tour (BLD)
Visit President Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and One Pillar Pagoda that looks like a lotus flower; the mythical Sword Lake, a special habitat of rare giant tortoises. Walk into Ngoc Son Temple, founded in the 18th century, surrounded by water and shaded by trees, it is a delightfully quiet place to rest. And visit Temple of Literature. After dinner enjoy unique water puppet shows created by Ly King in the 11th century, this is a fantastic art form unique to Vietnam. Overnight in Hanoi.
 
 
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Ha Long Bay, the World Heritage, is one of the natural marvels of Vietnam. The name Ha Long means where the Dragon Descends into the Sea. Legend has it that the islands of Halong Bay were created by a great dragon who lived in the mountains. On the way, stop at Hai Phong, visit Trang Kenh communal house dedicated to the hero who fought against the South Han army on the Bach Dang River and Sat market. Having lunch at Hai Phong. Cross two ferries to Ha Long. Check-in the hotel on arrival. At leisure time. Overnight in Ha Long.
 
Day 4: Halong – Hanoi (BL)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the pier for cruising on the local junk (4 hours) within the bay dotted with more than three thousands small islets of different shapes. Visit Thien Cung and Dau Go grottoes beautifully decorated by thousands of stalactites and stalagmites. Lunch with local fresh seafood onboard. Drive back to Hanoi in the afternoon. En-route visit the hand-made pottery village for shopping. Evening: Enjoy the famous water puppet show. Dinner. O/N in Hanoi.
 
 
Day 5: Hanoi – Hue (BLD)
Breakfast. Transfer to Noi Bai airport, catching the flight Hanoi – Hue. Arrive Hue. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Visit Dong Ba market, Citadel - most famous site in Hue Royal city. Lunch. Visit tombs of King Khai Dinh, Kinh Tu Duc, Hon Chen Palace. Evening : Dinner at Bonsai Garden Restaurant (Royal Vietnamese Cuisine). Overnight in Hue.
 
Day 6: Hue – Danang – Hoi An (BLD)
Breakfast at hotel. Leave Hue to Danang by passing the Hai Van Pass, stop-over on the top for short rest and overlooking Lang Co Lagoon. Arrive to Danang, visit Marble Mountain and Cham Museum. Then drive straight to Hoi An, the biggest commercial port in the 17th century where merchant ships from Holland, Portugal, Japan, China. Came for exchanging trade. Check-in the resort. At leisure time. Discovery “Hoi An ancient night – usually open on fullmoon night” with a high light of the tour around small streets bordered by ancient houses, gorgeous temples and an old bridge. Enjoy dinner at the charming restaurant with special Hoian’s foods. O/N in Hoi An.
 
 
Day 7: Hoi An (BL)
Breakfast at hotel, Walk-in to the ancient town for exploring the picturesque centre of town with its restored 18th century merchants’ houses, the ancient houses, Japanese Bridge, Phuc Kien Temple, Phung Hung Old Merchant House. Hoi An also boasts some of the best silk shops, art galeries and handicraft shops in Vietnam as well as dozens of excellent restaurants serving the delicious local specialities. Then take the boat cruising along the Thu Bon River for visiting & relaxation (1-hour). The rest of day is at your leisure. Having dinner at the charming restaurant.
 
Day 8: Hoi An – Danang – Nha Trang (BLD)
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Danang, visit Marble Mountain, Cham Museum. Having lunch at local restaurant. At leisure time, then transfer to airport for flight to Nha Trang. Meet and transfer to hotel for check-in. Take a boat trip visit Chong Rocks, Mun islet, Hon Tam islet, fishing village Dinner and night in Nha Trang.
 
 
Day 9: Nha Trang – Dalat (BLD)
Leave Nha Trang for Dalat, which is situated in a temperate region dotted with lakes and waterfalls and surrounded by evergreen forests, is the most delightful city in all of Vietnam with the cool fresh breeze and the fragrances of flowers. Check in the hotel on arrival. At leisure time. Overnight in Dalat.
 
Day 10: Dalat – Saigon (BLD)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Dalat market. Depart to Saigon. On the way visit Prenn waterfalls, Daktangla waterfalls. Stopover at Bao Loc Province for lunch and enjoy Vietnamese tea & coffee free at tea & coffee factory. Drive to Saigon. Arrival. Transfer to down town for sighseeing, check-in hotel. Welcome dinner at local restaurant with Vietnamese traditional music show. Discovery night in Saigon.
 
Day 11: Saigon - Cu Chi - Saigon (BL)
AM: Breakfast at hotel. Take an excursion to visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the struggle for independence. On the way back stop at the countryside for photos and visit a rice paper workshop and lacquer factory.
PM: Downtown Saigon to Chinatown with its history and culture as the History Museum, War Remnant Museum, Thien Hau pagoda. Stop at a well-known handicraft factory and help you to pick up some unique souvenirs. O/N in Saigon.


 
 
Day 12: Saigon - Mekong Delta -Saigon (BLD)
A full day trip to water world of the Mekong Delta. Take a boat trip along narrow waterways, you will enjoy a cruise on boats and viewing the daily activities of the local people along the Mekong River and taste fresh tropical fruits in the orchards, enjoy honey from bee hives with “Tai Tu music” show. Having lunch with special Elephant’s Ear Fish. Return to Saigon. Enjoy dinner at local restaurant. O/N in Saigon.


 
Day 13: Saigon - Free & Easy (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure time & overnight in Saigon.


 
Day 14: Saigon - Departure (B)
Free until transfer to airport to flight home.
 

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