VYTA TOURS

DETAILED ITINERARY

SAIGON - MEKONG - CUCHI - BUONMETHUOT - NHATRANG-HOIAN - DANANG-HUE - HANOI - HALONG

Duration: 15 days - 14 nights
Note: this program is designed for those who love driving throughout the country to enjoy different landscapes and life styles between bustling and sophisticated cities and rustic villages / towns


Day 1: ARRIVAL IN SAIGON (D)
Arrive in Saigon. Greeted and transferred to your hotel. Free for leisure or city tour, if time permits. O/N in Saigon.

 

Day 2:SAIGON - CU CHI - SAIGON (B,L,D). 75km
Morning visit to Cu Chi underground tunnels constructed and used by the Viet Minh and Viet Cong during the French and American wars. The tunnels attest to the ingenuity of the Vietnamese insurgents during the wars. Afternoon drive back to Saigon for city tour: Independence Palace, War crime museum, Ben Thanh (central) market.... O/N in Saigon.


Day 3: SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA (B,L,D). 175km
Depart for Mekong delta. Stop at My Tho for boat cruise on Tien river, a branch of Mekong river. Included in this three-hour boat trip is time for taking row boats through small canals with visits to exotic islands with orchards and bonsai and fruit gardens. It's also interesting to stopover with local farmer families to enjoy hot tea, honey wine and a few kinds of tropical fruits. Afterwards we continue to Can Tho, the southwest capital for Overnight. O/N in Can Tho.

Day 4: MEKONG DELTA - SAIGON (B,L,D). 175km
Morning take a boat cruise on Hau river, another branch of Mekong river to see the activities of real floating markets. Afternoon drive back to Saigon. O/N in Saigon.


Day 5:SAIGON - BUON ME THUOC (B,L,D). 355km
Depart for Buon Me Thuoc, a highland province with lush forests and mountains, and the home of many hill tribe peoples: Ede, Giarai, Bana, Stieng, Ctu... Visits to hill tribe hamlets... O/N in BMT. Note: daily flight is available and optional


Day 6:BUON ME THUOC - NHATRANG (B,L,D). 185km
Morning visits to waterfalls. Elephant ride is available for your option. Afternoon drive to Nha Trang. O/N in Nha Trang.


Day 7:NHATRANG (B,L,D)
Visits to Cham Ponagar towers and Oceangraphical Institute. Boat cruise to islands: Hon Tre, Hon Tam, and optional Vinpearlland Aquarium. Swimming at one of these islands. O/N in Nha Trang.

Day 8:NHATRANG - HOI AN (B,L,D). 550km
Continue to Hoi An. Lunch in Qui Nhon. Optional side stops: Sa Huynh beach, and the My Lai massacre site. O/N in Hoi An. Note: daily flight between Nha Trang and Danang is available and optional (Danang-Hoi An: 30km)


Day 9:HOI AN (B,L,D)
Full day tour of Hoi An, an ancient town, and a world cultural heritage spot. Swim at Cua Dai beach (good for late Feb through Oct). O/N in Hoi An.


Day 10: HOI AN - DANANG - HUE (B,L,D). 140km
Continue to Hue. Stopover to visit Marble mountains and marble handcrafts hamlet., Cham sculpture museum. Dinner with royal music show is available at your option. O/N in Hue.


Day 11:HUE (B,L,D)
Full day sightseeing of Hue: Imperial citadel, mausoleums of former Kings: Tu Duc, Khai Dinh. Boat cruise on Perfume river and visit to Thien Mu pagoda. O/N in Hue.


Day 12:HUE - HANOI (B,L,D). 1hour flight
Fly to Hanoi. After arrival, visits to History museum, Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son temple, Old Quarter of Hanoi with old trade streets... O/N in Hanoi


Day 13:HANOI - HA LONG (B,L,D). 165km
Morning visits to Literature temple, Ethnological museum…. Afternoon drive to Ha Long bay, a world natural wonder. O/N in Ha Long. Note: you can also choose to overnight on a charming wooden boat which promises more romantic and extraordinary experiences.

Day 14:HA LONG - HANOI (B,L,D). 165km
Morning boat cruise in Ha Long bay. Stopover to see picturesque grottos and caves. Lunch on the boat. Afternoon drive back to Hanoi. O/N in Hanoi.


Day 15:DEPARTURE (B)
Relax or shopping, then transfer to airport for departure

 

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