Highlights of Vietnam Hanoi - Saigon

Highlights of Vietnam Hanoi - Saigon At a Glance

Located in More of Asia's Vietnam Region

A package designed to show the highlights of Vietnam
8 Days/7 Nights
Hanoi - Saigon

Couples only



Full Service Resort

Some Meals

Highlights of Vietnam Hanoi - Saigon

A package designed for those with less time who want to see the highlights of Vietnam.

(B) Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner indicates what meals are included on the day.

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Day 1 & 2

Day 1 Hanoi

On arrival at Hanoi International Airport a local English speaking guide will meet you for the transfer to your hotel. After checking in your local guide introduces the old quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake on a walking tour. The old quarter is famous for its old buildings and narrow streets once known after a particular ware.

Day 2 Hanoi to Hue (B) After breakfast a half-day city tour to visit some of Hanoi's historical sights. Ho Chi Minhs Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minhs house, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature. Afternoon at leisure to explore the old quarter or visit some of the many Museums Hanoi is famous for before a late afternoon transfer to Hanoi Airport for the short flight to Hue in Central Vietnam.

On arrival meet and greet by an English speaking guide for the transfer to your hotel.

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Day 3 & 4

Day 3 Hue (B,L)

A tour of Hue begins with a boat trip along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda, built in 1601.

Then continue by car to the Ancient Citadel, the capital of Vietnam from 1802-1945, which was recognized as a World Heritage Site, where the last King of Vietnam Bao Dai King abdicated on 30 August, 1945.

Continue to visit Khai Dinh Tomb with its mix of Asian and Western architecture.

Day 4 Hue to Hoi An (B) Today tour over the spectacular Hai Van Pass, rated by National Geographic as one of the 50 must-do journeys in the world. Visits are made to Marble Mountain, China beach (have a swim if you wish) and the Cham Museum in Danang enroute. On arrival in Hoi An check in to your hotel.

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Day 5 & 6

Day 5 Hoi An (B)

A walking tour this morning introduces you to the history and wonderful buildings of this ancient town. The rest of the day is yours at leisure Free day in Hoi An.

During the 17th and 18th centuries Hoi An was a major Asian trading centre and is now a popular highlight of any visit to Vietnam and a wonderful town for getting clothes tailor made or for buying souvenirs, Hoi An also boasts an excellent beach nearby, you can hire a bicycle or a car & driver to get there.

Day 6 Hoi An to Saigon (B) Morning to relax before a transfer (driver only) to Danang airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). On arrival, airport meet and greet by a local English speaking guide for the transfer to your hotel, the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the downtown shops, markets and restaurants.

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Day 7 & 8

Day 7 Saigon (B,L)

Discover Saigon's major attractions on a Full Day City & Cu Chi Tour. In the morning travel to Cu Chi, approx. 30 kms from Saigon, where a video highlights their use during the war and parts of the tunnels have been excavated for you to see inside. In the afternoon the City Tour includes the Cholon (China Town) Wholesale market, Thien Hau Pagoda, Notre Dame Cathedral and if time allows the War Museum

Day 8 Saigon (B) At leisure until your transfer (driver only) to the airport for your outbound flight.

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Add on Halong Bay

Arrive a few days earlier in Hanoi and extend your trip with cruise on the spectacular Halong Bay. From $590 p/p this includes 1 night in Hanoi with breakfast and 1 night aboard a Junk on Halong Bay including Lunch, dinner and breakfast & return transfers to and from Halong Bay.

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