Legacy of Vietnam
11 Days / 10 Nights
Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi – Phan Thiet – Nhatrang – Danang – Hue – Hanoi – Halong
Tour Code: VN-9
DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a major commercial and tourist center of South Vietnam. When you arrive at the Tan Son Nhat Airport, meet with your guide and transfer to the hotel. Take your first exploration of this fascinating city with the visit to the Former U.S. Embassy, Notre Dame Cathedral, and China Town with Thien Hau Pagoda.
DAY 2: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI
On this day, carry on your tour to see the relics of the past Vietnam War such as the Reunification Hall, Historical Museum, and War Crime Exhibition House. Take a 75-km drive towards the south to visit the renowned Cu Chi Underground Tunnel, built by the Vietcong during the war.
DAY 3: HO CHI MINH – PHAN THIET
Leave Ho Chi Minh City and travel by car for about 200 km to a seaside town named Phan Thiet. Enjoy your stay with swimming and sunbathing on the sandy Mui Ne Beach.
DAY 4: PHAN THIET – NHA TRANG
Drive onward to the coastal town of Nha Trang with stopover at Ca Na for sea bathing. Visit to the famous spots of Nha Trang such as Ponaga Cham Tower, Long Son Pagoda, and Dam Market.
DAY 5: NHA TRANG
Today enjoy yourself with a full day scenic boat trip to the off-shore islands for swimming and sunbathing at the Hom Tam Island.
DAY 6: NHA TRANG – DANANG – HUE
Depart to Danang from Nhatrang by flight. Danang is the fourth largest port, well-known as a commercial and handicraft centers in Vietnam. Upon arrival in Danang, take a short glimpse of this city while driving out to a World Heritage Site of Hoi An the Ancient Town. See the old buildings and touch the ancient atmosphere. Continue to visit the famous Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Beach before arriving in Hue for overnight.
DAY 7: HUE
Remarked as the Imperial City with large architectural relics of the past, Hue is recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1993. In Hue, take a scenic boat ride along the Perfume River to see the serene life of the Vietnamese people along the riverbank and witness the elegance of this historical city by visiting the Thien Mu Pagoda, Minh Mang Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb and the Royal Citadel.
DAY 8: HUE – HA NOI – HA LONG
Transfer to the airport and take a morning flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, meet with the guide and drive to Haiphong. Visit the city port with Du Hang Pagoda in Haiphong before continuing to Halong for overnight.
Day 9: HALONG-HANOI
Halong Bay, one of the four World Heritage Sites in Vietnam, is famous for its panoramic scenery with picturesque bay, dotted with with innumerable beaches and grottoes. In the morning, take a fascinating boat cruise in Halong Bay to see the amazing outcrops above the sea.. Return to the shore in the afternoon and drive back to Hanoi.
Day 10: HANOI
Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, was built since 1010. Take a full day tour around this unique city to the sites of – Hochiminh Mausoleum, Hochiminh house on Stilt, One-Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Museum of Art, Sword Lake and Ngoc Son Temple.
Day 11: HANOI DEPARTURE
Free at leisure on your own for shopping or sightseeing. Transfer to airport for your flight departure.