NORTH - SOUTH VIETNAM & PHU QUOC
09 DAYS/08 NIGHTS
Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Halong Bay – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Phu Quoc
Day 01: Hanoi – Arrival – City tour
Day 02: Day trip to Ninh Binh – SIC TOUR (B/L)
Day 03: Hanoi – Halong Bay – SIC TOUR (B/L/D)
Day 04: Halong Bay – Hanoi/Flight to Ho Chi Minh City (B/Brunch)
Day 05: Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City tour – SIC TOUR (B/L)
Day 06: Flight to Phu Quoc (B)
Day 07: Phu Quoc 4 Islands by speed boat – SIC TOUR (B/L)
Day 08: A day at Vinwonder + Vinsafari Phu Quoc (B)
Day 09: Ho Chi Minh City – Departure (B)
DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL (-)
Welcome to Vietnam! Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up (no guide) from the airport and transferred to a hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore this fascinating city and its bustling streets.
Depart your hotel to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and One pillar pagoda) and the Tran Quoc Pagoda. Continue to the Temple of Literature, the first University in Vietnam dating back to the 16th century.
In the afternoon, enjoy a cyclo tour through the Old Quarter will provide another fascinating insight into the character and history of the city, before moving on to Dong Xuan Market with its bustling stalls and brisk trading of day-to-day local goods. Finish the day with a traditional water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 02: DAY TRIP TO HOA LU – TRANG AN – MUA CAVE – SIC TOUR (B/L)
07h00-07h30: We pick you up at your hotel in Old Quater, departure for Hoa Lu - Tam Coc, enjoying the
beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way.
10h30: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital
of Viet Nam. We will visit Dinh king temple and Le king temple, in the 10th century, finding out the heroic
histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that, we go to Tam Coc (10 km far from Hoa Lu).
11h30: Visit Mua Cave (Mua mean Dance) with 500 steps up to the Top of Mua Moutain. On the Top, you
can overview all the nice sence of Hoa Lu.
13h00: Eat lunch.
14h00: Depart to visit Trang An Eco-Tourism attraction, there is beautiful scenery landscape, you will
boarding a small boat to visit Trang An, you will see majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting
caves, as well as countryside sights, like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields. Take boat
trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see
scenery of mountain and rivers Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh.
17h00: Get on bus and go back to Ha Noi.
19h30: We arrival in Hanoi and finish the tour. See you next time.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 03: HANOI – HALONG BAY – SIC TOUR (B/L/D)
This morning we will depart (shared bus) for Halong Bay, one of the most stunning natural wonders of Vietnam. After breakfast at our hotel in Hanoi we will be heading out to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Around 12:00, we arrive at your jetty in Halong City towards noon and proceed with check-in formalities. After your welcome onboard, a lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay itself. In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board.
Overnight on boat in Halong Bay.
Note: This tour may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
DAY 04: HALONG BAY – HANOI – FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B/BRUNCH)
Enjoy your fresh morning in the middle of the bay, the sun rises on Halong in the morning and breakfast is served (brunch on some boats) while the vessels cruises slowly through the magnificent rock formations and back towards port. Disembark and transfer (shared bus) back to Hanoi.
Transfer to airport (no guide) for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, transfer to hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Check in.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City
DAY 05: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR – CU CHI TUNNELS – SIC TOUR (B/LOCAL LUNCH)
Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.
Have lunch at local restaurant.
Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
Return to Saigon. End trip.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 06: HO CHI MINH CITY/FLIGHT TO PHU QUOC (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to airport for your flight to Phu Quoc. Upon arrival Phu Quoc, transfer to hotel (SIC transfer)
Overnight in Phu Quoc
DAY 07: PHU QUOC 4 ISLANDS BY SPEED BOAT – SIC TOUR (B/L)
08:30: Pick up from your hotel at the lobby or pick up point in the center of Duong Dong town (from PhuQuoc night market, along Tran Hung Dao street to Eden resort). If pick up and drop off in other areas, extra fee can be applied.
Arrive at An Thoi harbor - board on speed boat
Visit 4 islands in the south
Gam Ghi Island: Snorkeling at the coral reef - Enjoy the beach
Buom Island (or Mong Tay Island): Snorkeling at the coral reef
May Rut Trong Island: Lunch on the island and island exploring, white sand lagoon – unique chillout
Seawalker near Hon Thom island by your own expense.
17:00: Return to your hotel
Overnight in Phu Quoc
DAY 08: PHU QUOC VIN WONDERS AND VINPEARL SAFARI WORLD - SIC TOUR (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Exploring the entertainment paradise VinWonders Phu Quoc - the first theme park in Vietnam and Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc - the first conservation park and semi-wild zoo in Vietnam. Entertainment paradise VinWonders Phu Quoc - The first theme park in Vietnam with 6 game zones and more than 100 super thrilling games. With 6 themes: Magic World, Adventure World, Neptune Palace, Secret Village, Cyclone World, European Avenue, VinWonders Phu Quoc will take you through many different emotions, from admiration, surprise to delight and excitement by the extremely epic game world, suitable for all types of visitors, including dynamic, adventurous young people. Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc is the only "open-air" semi-wild zoo in our country. Here, rare animals are guaranteed to be cared for and preserved in an open natural environment. With the advantage of developing from a natural primeval forest, Vinpearl Safari Phu Quoc meets the strict requirements of the Safari model.
Transfer by free shuttle by Vinwonder + Vinsafari. You need to go to the bus station on your own.
Overnight in Phu Quoc
DAY 09: PHU QUOC – DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to the airport (car & driver only) for your onward flight.
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Prices Starting From .
3 * Category : Rs 59,690 / Person
4 * Category : Rs 66,990 / Person
5 * Category : Rs 79,990 / Person
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE
Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
English speaking guides
Tours and transfers as mentioned
Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees for mentioned visits
A bottle of mineral water per day tour
OUR SERVICES DO NOT INCLUDE
Other meals than mentioned
Other services than mentioned
International and domestic tickets
Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
Tips, Travel insurance