Mekong Delta Travel
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10D TWIN CITIES HANOI – SAIGON & PHU QUOC ISLAND  NEW
10DAYS/9NIGHTS (MDT/HSTPQ)
 
 
Day 1: Arrival to Hanoi – Citytour (Dinner)
Arrival to Hanoi, welcome by our Tour Guide at the airport in Hanoi, then transfer to down town for hotel check-in. Free at leisure until enjoy dinner at restaurant with typical Vietnam dishes. After dinner, enjoy the famous water puppet show. O/N in Hanoi.
 
Day 2: Hanoi – City tour – Halong Bay (BD)
After breakfast at hotel, starting citytour with: President Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and One Pillar Pagoda that looks like a lotus flower; the mythical Sword Lake. Walk into Ngoc Son Temple before driving to the Temple of Literature, West Lake and Tran Quoc Pagoda. Walk-in to old quarter streets for shopping with speciality of Hanoi, silk, coffee. Having LUNCH by your own.
After then leave Hanoi to Halong Bay by vehicle (180km = 3hrs drive) for Halong Bay, one of the most magnificent scenic spots in all of Vietnam and was designated by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage in 1994. Enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields. Arrival to Halong Bay in late afternoon, check-in the hotel and at leisure until enjoy dinner at restaurant. O/N at hotel in Halong.

 
 
Day 3: Halong Bay (4hrs cruising) – Hanoi (BL)
Breakfast at hotel. Take a junk for a 4-hours cruising on Halong Bay, among 3.000 spectacular limestone islands rising from the clear emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Enjoy a lunch of fresh seafood on board. Finish cruise trip then return to Hanoi at late afternoon. On the way, stop for visiting poterry hand-made villages. Arrive to Hanoi, back to hotel for leisure. Dinner by your own. O/N in Hanoi.
 
 
Day 4: Hanoi - Saigon – City tour (BD)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Saigon, welcome by Tour Guide at the airport in Saigon then transfer to hotel for check-in. Downtown for citytour around the busiest city of Vietnam with its history and culture, you will find many examples of French colonial architecture such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Post Office, Ben Thanh Market, Chinatown and Thien Hau temple. Having LUNCH by your own. Back to hotel and take a short rest until enjoy dinner on the charming Bonsai floating restaurant cruising along Saigon River with music band. O/N in Saigon.
 
Day 5: Saigon – Caodaism Temple – Cuchi Tunnels (BL)
Breakfast at hotel. Then make an excursion trip to Caodaism Temple, it is on time to see the ceremony at noon at the temple. After then having lunch at local restaurant.
Then proceed to visiting the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the struggle for independence.
15:30 pm: On the way back stop at the countryside for photos and visit a rice paper workshop.
17:00 pm: Arrive to Saigon. Drop off at your hotel in Saigon for free at leisure. Dinner by your own. O/N in Saigon.

 
 
Day 6: Saigon – Mytho – Mekong Delta Boat trip – Cantho (BLD)
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to My Tho. 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 tea from bee hives with opera renovated or “ca nhac Tai Tu” show. Lunch will be served with special dish named Fried Elephant’s Ear Fish at the local restaurant on the island. After then, visit the ancient Vinh Trang pagoda is an optional. Then continue your trip to Cantho city, one of biggest cities in Mekong area. Arrive to Can Tho, check-in the hotel/ resort on arrival. At leisure until enjoy dinner at charming restaurant. O/N in Cantho.
 
 
Day 7: Can Tho – Floating Cai Rang market  Phu Quoc Island (VN499 1110/1155, every flt on 2,4,5,6,CN) (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel, 07.00am: then transfer to the pier for taking the boat ride on Mekong River which is the longest and most prosperous in Asia, visit the famous floating market Cai Rang in early morning to see daily local life and local people selling their products on boats. Then cruising to small canels to visit one of the local family and their orchard, taste tropical fruits, green tea. Finish trip, then transfer to the airport for the short flight to Phu Quoc Island. Arrive to Phu Quoc, our DRIVER pick you up at the pier in Phu Quoc, then transfer to hotel/ resort for check-in. At leisure for your relax on the beach in front of your resort. O/N in Phu Quoc.
 
Day 8: Phu Quoc – Free & Easy (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the resort. Free & easy for your own discovery Phu Quoc with some activities on the beach or optional tours or swimming in fornt of the beach at resort. O/N in Phu Quoc.
 
 
Day 9: Phu Quoc – Free & Easy (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the resort. Free & easy for your own discovery Phu Quoc with some activities on the beach or optional tours or swimming in fornt of the beach at resort. O/N in Phu Quoc.
 
Day 10: Phu Quoc - Saigon (By Flight) (Breakfast)
Breakfast at resort. At leisure until transfer to the airport for short flight to Saigon. Arrive to Saigon. End of trip.
 

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