North and South Getaway with Nha Trang Beach Break | Vietnam Classic Tour - 09 Days

North and South Getaway with Nha Trang Beach Break | Vietnam Classic Tour
Overview
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  • Start/End: Hanoi/Nha Trang
  • Visit: Hanoi - Halong bay - Ho Chi Minh city - Cai Be - Nha Trang
  • Duration: 09 Days
  • Travel style: Most popular
  • Tour schedule: Daily departure
Highlight

Start from the Hanoi capital then take a cruise on the World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay. In the South visit the dynamic city of Ho Chi Minh City. Here you will take an exciting excursion to the well-known Mekong Delta. Later, enjoy leisurely activities on the beautiful tropical beaches of Nha Trang.

  • The bustling capital city of Hanoi & the dynamic Ho Chi Minh city
  • Overnight on Ha Long Bay Cruise
  • Excursion to Mekong Delta
  • Nha Trang Beach Holiday
Note
  • June to September is the rainy and hot season in North and Central Vietnam
  • Sunglasses, sun cream and insect spray are recommended
Itinerary Expand All
  • Day 1,Hanoi35km - 0.75hThu, May 28, 2020
    Welcome to Hanoi, enjoy a walking tour in the old quarter

    Landing at the Noi Bai airport, you are welcomed by professional tour guide and driver at the pickup lobby. Enjoy 45-minute driving to the city center (Hanoi Old Quarter) with city's briefing information about the most visited spots, culture, traffic and cuisine....Arrive in your hotel, check in and have a rest. 

    Continue the day, tour guide will escort you walking around the peaceful Hoan Kiem Lake to the Opera House, stopping at the statue of King Ly Thai To and Vietnamese Government Guest House, Sofitel Metropole Hanoi. Walk back to the Old town, visit some main streets before returning to your hotel.

    Option: If your flight arrives late or you are jet leg after long flight, the walking tour will be moved to the city tour day.

    Included:
    English speaking guide
    Private transportation
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
    Gondola Hotel(Deluxe Room)
    31 Hang Hanh street, Hoan Kiem district, Ha Noi City, Vietnam
  • Day 2,HanoiFri, May 29, 2020
    Visiting the city's highlights, travelling to French Quarter, Ho Chi Minh complex, leisurely walk by the West Lake

    9:00 AM: Get Pick up by tour guide to the Temple of Literature which was built under the Ly dynasty in 11th century for worshipping Confucius and teaching Royal children. Enjoy a walk in the garden to the city’s symbol Khue Van Cac. You will then visit the World Heritage "stone steles” which shows the name of outstanding students. Continue to explore the Quoc Tu Giam which is considered as the first national university of Vietnam.

    Follow it with a visit to one of the city’s museums (choose among the National history museum, Hoa Lo, Museum of Ethnology and Fine art museum) before having a break for lunch or some drink (by your own budget).

    In the afternoon you visit the French Quarter – it is a “little Paris” in Hanoi with tree-lined boulevards, government head offices and a big square. Visit (outside) Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum before having a leisurely walk in the botanical gardens to visit the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts where he used to live and work. Towards the unique One – pillar pagoda which is one of the city’s symbols. It takes us from 1 to 2 hours to explore this complex, depending on the number of traveler.

    Continue to the Quan Thanh temple, one of the four most important temples in the city, dated back to the 11th century under Ly Thai To King, worshipping the Tran Vu gods, the principal deities in Taoism. Take a leisurely walk on a romantic road crossing the West Lake with beautiful city views. Stop at the Tran Quoc pagoda which dates back to the 6th century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De Dynasty.

    Finally enjoying the water puppet shows that is the unique performances, first appeared in the 11th century. In these shows, the daily life, culture and belief of Vietnamese people are described by puppets on water. The show usually integrates a traditional music performance as well.

    Come back to hotel. End of the day

    Included:
    English speaking guide
    Meal: Breakfast
    Private transportation
    Entrance fees
    Entertainment / Show: Water puppet
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
    Gondola Hotel(Deluxe Room)
    31 Hang Hanh street, Hoan Kiem district, Ha Noi City, Vietnam
  • Day 3,Hanoi - Halong bay160km - 3hSat, May 30, 2020
    Amazing sailing route, Pearl farm excursion, swimming and hiking at Titov Island, offering a great panoramic views

    8:00 AM: Pick up at your hotel (in the Hanoi Old Quarter). Enjoy 3-hour drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay. Your journey will pass the series of villages and rice fields in Red River Delta. Have a stop for drink and restroom. Continue your driving, arrive at the harbor around noon, get warmly welcomed at reception.

    12:30: Checks in boat with cruise briefing and safety instructions. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.

    Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Island In the afternoon, visit Tung Sau area, covered by the leaping rocks, cultured pearl fishery. You can wit yourself the process of the jewel, from culturing to harvesting and sculpting. Moreover, you have a chance to do kayaking based on your preference. Enjoy busy space with pearl maker, you can experience the completion of pearl. Visiting the beautiful Titov beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Titov Beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach on the top of  Titov island to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay. Back to the boat and free time while sailing to Luon Bo area, and anchor for overnight.

    Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

    18:30: Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls - traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). It is time for chit chat and relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay. 

    Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese BBQ Set Menu Dinner

    Evening activities include: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sort of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Halong Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat.

    Included:
    Shuttle bus: Hanoi - Tuan Chau
    English speaking guide (on board)
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Entrance fees
    Entertainment / Show: Squid fishing,Beach swimming
    Cooking class: Halong (on board)
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
    Glory Legend Cruise - 2D1N(Deluxe )
    5/33B Pham Ngu Lao street, Hoan Kiem district, Quang Ninh , Vietnam
  • Day 4,Halong bay - Ho Chi Minh citySun, May 31, 2020
    Exploring Sung Sot Cave then leisurely sailing before transfering back to Hanoi for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City

    06:30: The day starts early onboard with Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements.

    Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with morning view of bay’s landscape.

    Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes to visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest caves in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the cruise by tenderCheck out and settle your bill at reception.

    Have a buffet brunch and enjoy the bay scenery while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf.

    Welcome by driver at the harbor then enjoy travel back to Hanoi. Have a rest at the middle of the way. Drop off at your hotel (in the Hanoi Old Quarter).

    Private driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby (Hanoi Old Quarter) for about 45 minutes to Noi Bai airport (international or domestic hall according to your request). Thanks for the visit to our city.

    Note: International flights require you to be at the airport 3 hours and domestic is 2 hours before departure time.

    Landing at the Tan Son Nhat airport, you are welcomed by professional tour guide and driver at the pickup lobby. On the 30-minute driving from the airport to the city center, your tour guide will introduce you about the highlights of the city, and share the experiences of eating and drinking, traffic, culture....

    Arrive at your hotel, check in.

    Included:
    English speaking guide
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
    Private transportation
    Entrance fees
    Entertainment / Show: Morning Tai Chi
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
    Elios Hotel(Senior Superior Room)
    233 Pham Ngu Lao street, district 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Flight:VN259 (HAN - SGN)/ 17:00 - 19:15 - Vietnam Airlines Economy / 06 tickets
  • Day 5,Ho Chi Minh cityMon, Jun 1, 2020
    Saigon City full day tour to visit Independence palace, Walking tour, War Remnant museum, Ben Thanh market

    9:00 AM: Pick up from your hotel to the Independence Palace, once used as the home - office of the Presidents of South Vietnam. Our visit includes the North Vietnamese tank which effectively attacked the palace in 1975 to bring the controversial Vietnam War to an end and the five-story palace with its rooms have been preserved in their late 1960s, 1970s style and a bunker basement.

    Continue by a leisurely waking tour. Heading to the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, originally built between 1863 and 1880, evidently reflects the French colonist influences. It’s a picturesque spot in the city.

    Toward to Nguyen Hue walking street, you will take a few walks to the unmissable city's famous landmark. The Saigon Central Post Office is a stunning building, designed by the famous architect Gustave Eiffel. It is an actually working post office with beautiful indoor decorations.

    Have a break for lunch or drink (on your own account) then in the afternoon go to the top visited in Ho Chi Minh – the War Remnant museum. The exhibits offer you all-sided views of the Vietnam War that might bring a big surprise than you are probably used to hearing and seeing.

    End of the day, visit the most famous market in the city, Ben Thanh Market, which has been opened since 1870. The market not only supplies the daily needs of local people but also excellent place to pick up inexpensive souvenirs and enjoy Vietnam’s local street foods.

    Come back to your hotel. Free to discover city or just relax

    Included:
    English speaking guide
    Meal: Breakfast
    Private transportation
    Entrance fees
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
    Elios Hotel(Senior Superior Room)
    233 Pham Ngu Lao street, district 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Day 6,Ho Chi Minh city - Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh city115km - 2.5hTue, Jun 2, 2020
    From Saigon to Mekong delta, visiting Cai Be, boat trip, biking, back to Saigon in the afternoon.

    After breakfast at the hotel, meet our tour guide and driver for your transfer to Cai Be. Visit Cao Dai temple on route. On arrival, embark a small private boat for a cruise in a branch of the Mekong River. Experience the rhythm of life on the legendary Mekong River by visiting Cai Be floating market and the canals lined with orchards.

    Visit craft workshops of rice popcorn, coconut caramel and rice cake…Go biking or walking on the village paths to discover the ancient and beautiful Phu Chau pagoda where the serenity reigns and meet the local people. Enjoy lunch in an open air restaurant where you can taste a famous local specialty, the elephant ear fish. Finally, enjoy tasty seasonal fruits while rowing a small rowboat in the canals, shaded by the fruit trees.

    Back to Saigon in the late afternoon

    Included:
    English speaking guide
    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
    Boat: Cai Be
    Private transportation
    Bike: Cai Be
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
    Elios Hotel(Senior Superior Room)
    233 Pham Ngu Lao street, district 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Day 7,Ho Chi Minh city - Nha TrangWed, Jun 3, 2020
    Flying from Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang

    Private driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby for about 30 minutes to Tan Son Nhat airport (international or domestic hall according to your request). Thanks for the visit to our city.

    Note: International flights require you to be at the airport 3 hours and domestic is 2 hours before departure time.

    In the rush hour (07:00 – 08:30 AM and 16:30 – 18:30 PM), it takes around 1 hour from city center to Tan Son Nhat airport.

    Arrive at Cam Ranh airport, enjoy a 1-hour drive along the coast to city center, witness the landscape of ocean. Arrive in Nha Trang, check in your hotel and enjoy your beach vacation.

    Included:
    Meal: Breakfast
    Private transportation
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
    Regalia Hotel(Deluxe City View)
    98B Tran Phu street, Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa , Vietnam
    Flight:VN1344 (SGN - CXR)/ 09:05 - 10:15 - Vietnam Airlines Economy / 06 tickets
  • Day 8,Nha TrangThu, Jun 4, 2020
    Nha Trang free & easy

    Today you are free to relax and explore the beach city. If you want to have any excursion, please contact us or check at our website https://izitour.com/en/destinations/beaches/nha-trang

    Included:
    Meal: Breakfast
    Regalia Hotel(Deluxe City View)
    98B Tran Phu street, Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa , Vietnam
  • Day 9,Nha TrangFri, Jun 5, 2020
    Nha Trang flying to other destinations

    Enjoy your time in Nha Trang until getting transfer to the Cam Ranh airport. End of your beach holiday.

    Cam Ranh Airport is an international airport. You might connect to other international transit center.

    Included:
    Meal: Breakfast
    Private transportation
    01 bottle of water/pax/day
Inclusions
  • English speaking tour guide following itinerary
  • All entrance fees and tickets mention on itinerary
  • Selected Accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Cruise: Glory Legend Cruise - 2D1N
  • Boat: Cai Be
  • Private transportation following itinerary
  • Shuttle bus: Hanoi - Tuan Chau
  • Flight Tickets: VN259 HAN - SGN(Vietnam Airlines - Economy) , VN1344 SGN - CXR(Vietnam Airlines - Economy)
  • Meal: Breakfast: 08, Lunch: 03, Dinner: 01
  • Bike: Cai Be
  • Entertainment / Show: Water puppet, Squid fishing, Beach swimming, Morning Tai Chi
  • Cooking class: Halong (on board)
  • 01 bottle of water per pax per day
  • Service charges and Taxes
Exclusions
  • International flight from/to your country
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and Gratuities
  • Other not mentioned in the program


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