Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi (D)
Upon your arrival at Noi Bai Airport, School Trip Vietnam
will be picked up andtransferred to your hotel in Hanoi. Welcome dinner at Lotus restaurant, one ofthe finest restaurants in Hanoi. Relax and stay over night at the hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong (B/L/D)
8.00: Shuttle bus will pick up for a drive to Halong Bay. On the way, westop for refreshment and photos.
12.30: Boarding Glory Cruise. Welcome drink is served.
13.00-14.30: Lunch is served while cruising through Halong Bay. Roamaround the labyrinth of the Bay through the Fighting Cock, Canh Buom, and stopfor swimming then go for visiting Sung Sot cave (The Sudden Surprise). Kayak toLuon cave, Dau Nguoi Mountain, Titop beach.
18.30: Docking for overnight.
19.30: Dinner is served. Overnight on the Junk. Day 3: Halong - Hanoi (B/L)
08-09.30: Buffet breakfast while cruising back to Halong wharf and visitFire Island, Dinh Huong Island, floating village.
10.30: Luggage pulls out. Have lunch. Clear all bills
11.30: Arrive at the pier. Time to say Goodbye.
12.00: Shuttle bus will take you back to Hanoi. Dinner on guest's account.
Overnigt in Hanoi. Day 4: Hanoi - Hue (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure until time to transfer to the airportfor the flight to Hue. Our tour guide in Hue will greet you at the airport andtransfer you to your hotel for check in. As Vietnam’s last feudal capital, thesmall and quiet city of Hue is widely known for magnificent architectures,pagodas and royal tombs in the many small villages and surrounding hills. Wespend the afternoon to sightsee Hue with the massive citadel, which contains theImperial City and the Purple Forbidden City. This royal residence was all butdestroyed during the 1968 Tet Offensive, however it is still fascinating to walkamong the ruins. After an impressive boat trip, we return to the town and enjoya walk to the bustling Dong Ba Market which sells a wide variety of local goodsand handicrafts. Along the way we pass by many great eating spots, ideal placesfor visitors to sample some local delicacies. The beautiful riverside pagoda ofThien Mu which now becomes the symbol of Hue, and the elaborate royal tomb ofEmperor Tu Duc are not to be missed. Stay overnight in Hue. Day 5: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B)
Upon leaving Hue we drive south to Hoi An which was originally a Chamseaport but has been influenced down the centuries by a myriad of traders fromvarious cultures. The scenic road is hugging the coastline before crossing overthe winding Hai Van pass. A view from the top of the pass is one of Vietnam’smost impressive panoramic scenes. We stop en route to visit the Cham Museum inDa Nang City, the MyKhe Beach and the Marble Mountain whose peaks represent thefive elements of the universe. Accommodation at your hotel in Hoi An. Day 6: Hoi An (B)
The ancient architecture of Hoi An is a fascinating combination ofVietnamese traditional characters with Chinese and Japanese influence. There isplenty to see in this delightful town, like the famous Japanese Covered Bridges,the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tamky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda and thevibrant market.
Today, we include these on a walking tour passing many low tiled housesscattered along the small streets and assembly halls which reflect the town'smulti-cultural past. A perfect way to round off the day is a boat trip on theThu Bon River, which also gives us a chance to admire the spectacularcountryside and explore a handicraft ceramic village and boat building yards.Overnight in Hoi An. Day 7: Hoi An - Nha Trang (B)
An early morning transfer to Da Nang Airport for a short flight to NhaTrang. The fabulous sunny weather, turquoise water surrounding a string ofoffshore islands, and white sandy beach stretching the whole length of the citymake Nha Trang an ideal place for anyone seeking an enjoyable escape.
After checking into the hotel we visit Nha Trang's major sights, includingthe Oceanographic Institute, the Long Son Pagoda with its famous giant Buddhaimage, the Hon Chong Rock formation and the impressive Ponagar Cham Towers,which are overlooking the colourful fishing port. The remainder of the day willbe free for a well earned rest on a beach. Overnight in Nha Trang. Day 8: Nha Trang - Da Lat (B)
Upon leaving Nha Trang, we head south towards Da Lat, sometimes known asthe "City of Eternal Spring". The journey will pass by the famous Cam Ranh Baybefore arriving at the Po Klong Jarai Towers which represent an interestingculture and a colorful history of the Cham people.
At an elevation of over 1, 000 meters, the hill station of Da Lat wasfounded in the early year of the last century for the colonials to escape theheat and chaos of Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival in Da Lat, we start our tourtaking us through plenty of the French colonial architecture to the summerresidence of Vietnam’s last Emperor Bao Dai, who was forced to abdicate in 1945,shortly after the end of the World War II. Other sights are the Lam Ty Ni Pagodaand Hang Nga Guesthouse, known as the Crazy House because of its bizarrearchitecture. Overnight in Da Lat. Day 9: Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)
The following destination of our trip is Ho Chi Minh City, still calledSaigon by many locals. This bustling metropolis is a contradiction of itsnorthern counterpart and is crowded with motobikes and cars. It is full ofnumerous shopping areas and sidewalk cafés.
After an enjoyable visit to the busy Hoa Binh Market, we make our way downhill to Ho Chi Minh City, traveling through the many tea and coffee plantations.The drive is long, but views are fantastic. Along the way we can make stops tostretch our legs and take some wonderful photographs. Check into hotel and stayovernight in Ho Chi Minh City. Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnels (B)
The sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City begins with a visit to theReunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of SouthVietnam until end of April 1975. Close to the palace are some striking Frenchcolonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Sai Gon PostOffice. We also visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda and the War Remnant Museum beforecontinuing to the bustling Ben Thanh Market where everything and anything is for sale. We then transfer the Cu Chi Tunnels. An incredible underground network ofapproximately 200 km constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long strugglefor independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation andschools and were used as a military base for the Viet Cong in the American war.Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City - Mighty Mekong Delta (B/L)
Heading out of town, we travel by road to the Mekong Delta, Vietnam'slargest rice bowl. On arrival in My Tho we embark on a boat to navigate aroundthe intricate small canals in the delta region. This is a great way to observethe local lifestyle close-up and catch a view of the many islands. The excitingexcursion will pass the lush green vegetation before arriving at the famousUnicorn Island. Here we have opportunity to stroll around an orchard, taste manyseasonal fruits and enjoy the wonderful traditional music.
The next stop of our trip is Ben Tre province to visit some fascinatinglocal industries. After feasting on a large lunch we return to Ho Chi Minh City,stopping off along the way to see the beautiful Ving Trang Pagoda and the ChoLon, Saigon’s China town, which is crammed with sacred temples and mysterious,narrow lanes.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (B)
Free at leisure until time School Trip Vietnam
transfer you to airport for flight back home.
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* Accommodation based on twin sharing room at locals
* Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B- breakfast, L- lunch, D- dinner)
* Boat trip in Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An and Mekong Delta
* All guided sightseeing fees and entrance fees as per itinerary
* Professional English speaking tour guide at places
* Air tickets (Economy class with Vietnam airlines): Hanoi - Hue ; Da Nang - NhaTrang
* Visa application fee to Vietnam
* Personal expenses
* Other meals and drinks
* Early check in & late check out for accommodation at the places
* Airport tax and departure tax
* Tip for tour guide & driver
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