Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi (-)
Upon arrival in Hanoi, our bus will pick you up and take you to your hotel for check-in.
Free time for the rest of the day.
Day 2: Hanoi – City Tour (B, L, D)
Today, you will discover the millennium city of Hanoi and learn more about its rich History. Hanoi is without a doubt one of the most interesting cities to visit in Vietnam.
First, we will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Presidential Palace, and Temple of Literature. Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will visit the Vietnam Military History Museum, West Lake, the Old Quarter (including Dong Xuan Market, Hang Ma Street, and O Quan Truong gate), and Hoan Kiem Lake.
Finally, we will rejoice by watching a very nice water puppet show.
Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
(Note: visit of Hanoi night market on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays).
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B, L, D)
Today, we will drive for 3h30 to reach Ha Long City.
At Ha Long tourist port, we will get onboard and enjoy a fresh seafood lunch while cruising through the thousands of islands and islets that form this incredible World Natural Heritage site.
We will have the opportunity to swim in the bay, explore caves with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites, or take kayaks and discover the hidden treasures of Ha Long Bay.
Dinner and overnight onboard.
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi – Hue (B, L)
Wake up early and enjoy breakfast onboard while seeing the sunrise. Then, we will continue cruising and sightseeing in Ha Long Bay before heading back to the port.
At the port we will hop on the bus which will take us through the Red River Delta until reaching Hanoi airport for your flight to Hue.
Upon arrival in Hue, our bus will pick you up and take you to your hotel for check-in.
Free time in the evening.
Day 5: Hue – City Tour (B, L)
The day will be dedicated to an exciting full-day visit of Hue.
After breakfast, we will hit the road to Perfume River tourist port where we will sail along the peaceful river and its stunning scenery. After, visit Thien Mu Pagoda and The Citadel.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will visit the tombs of Emperors Minh Mang and Khai Dinh.
After heading back to the city, we will visit Duc Son Pagoda, which is also an orphanage home to hundreds of children taken care of by the monks.
Dinner on your own and free time in the evening.
Day 6: Hue – Hoi An (B)
After breakfast, our driver and guide will pick you up and drive to Hoi An, with a stop at the top of Hai Van pass, where the view is absolutely fantastic. We will have another stop at the Cham Museum in Da Nang, where you will be able to see the biggest collection of Cham sculptures in the world.
Upon arriving in Hoi An, check-in at the hotel and lunch on your own.
In the afternoon, visit the ancient city and its major landmarks, including the famous Japanese bridge, the old house of Tan Ky, and many others.
Back to the hotel and free time for the rest of the day.
Day 7: Hoi An (B)
Free day in Hoi An for shopping or for optional visits.
Day 8: Hoi An – departure from Da Nang airport (B)
Enjoy free time at your own leisure until the bus picks you up to take you to the airport for your flight.