DAY 1: ARRIVER HANOI
Welcome to Vietnam, on arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, our tour guide will greet and transfer you by private car through the city to your hotel in Hanoi.
In the afternoon, enjoy walking tour in the Old Quarter.
Stay overnight in Hanoi hotel.
After breakfast at your hotel, visit Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilt and One Pillar Pagoda, then visit Temple of Literature, built 1070 which is the first university in Vietnam.
The next attraction is Vietnam National Museum of Ethnology, the special collection of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam.
In the afternoon, make your way to Hoan Kiem Lake for Ngoc Son Temple and Dong Xuan Market and in the evening, you will be entertained by Water Puppet Show and Vietnamese traditional music at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre.
Stay overnight hotel in Hanoi
DAY 3: HOA LU - TAM COC (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel, drive south to Hoa Lu which was the capital of Vietnam from 968 to 1009. Upon arrival, visit the former capital with a sightseeing of King Dinh Temple and King Le Temple then enjoy a leisure sampan trip along the Nhue Dong River to the grottoes of the sacred Tam Coc Caves.
On the occasion, you may be lucky enough to see goats and other wild animals on the mountain side.In the afternoon, return to Hanoi.
In the evening free at your leisure.
Stay overnight in Hanoi hotel
DAY 4: HA NOI - HALONG BAY (B/L)
After breakfast, leaving Hanoi by road for Ha Long Bay cruise, enjoy drive though the rural area with scenic view of rice paddy field in the Red River Delta.
You may be lucky enough to see cows or pigs on motor bike or Vietnamese kids ridding on water buffalo flying kites. On the way, enjoy famous Vietnamese Coffee at Vietnam Handicraft Center.
Upon arrival, check in Vietnamese wooden cruise in Ha Long Bay. Journey along the spectacular limestone islands, floating villages while having sea food lunch, then disembark to visit 'Sung Sot' or Surprising Cave, one of the most beautiful grottos in Ha Long Bay .
The next stop is Ti Top Island where you could swim on sandy beach or climb up to the top for panoramic view.
In the evening, you will be delighted by candle light dinner on board with seafood dishes. Stay overnight on cruise in Ha Long Bay.
DAY 5: HALONG BAY - HANOI - HOI AN (B/L)
A breakfast will be served in the restaurant with the combination of western style and local cuisines.
Then experience the bay up close and personal with a leisure sampan to "Hang Luon" or "Lagoon Cave" which allows you to see flora and fauna system of Catba National Park.
Continue to Ha Long City, disembark and enjoy seafood lunch at local restaurant and drive back to Hanoi airport for a short flight to Da Nang then transfer to Hoian.
In the evening, free at your leisure. Stay overnight Hotel in Hoi An.
DAY 6: HOI AN - HUE (B/L)
After your breakfast, bike shortly to the Ancient Town of Hoi An and take a walking tour to Japanese Covered Bridge, Phung Hung Ancient House, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall and Chua Ong Pagoda. In the afternoon, enjoy peaceful boat ride along the Thu Bon River to Thanh Ha Ceramic Village then check out hotel in Hoi an for going to the former Imperial Capital of Hue. On the way, visit the Cham Museum, the last collection of powerful Kingdom of Cham pa and drive over the 'Pass of Ocean and Clouds'.
Stay overnight at hotel in Hue.
Rise for an early breakfast, followed by a visit to the city's vibrant Dong Ba Market then The Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled the country between 1802 and 1945.
After exploring the ruins of this wonderful monument, depart to the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum and one of Hue's beautiful garden houses.
The afternoon dragon boat trip on The Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda allows you to go through history Buddhism in Vietnam then visit King Minh Mang's Tomb and King Khai Dinh' Tomb where you can compare the contrast of traditional and modern architectures.
Stay overnight in Hue hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, this Vietnam Vacation continues with the short flight to dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, followed by an oriental visit to the former Presidential Palace, the War Remnants Museum, the colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office.
The afternoon tour leads you to China Town where you will visit Thien Hau Temple and Binh Tay Market.
Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
After breakfast at your hotel, depart for the Mekong Delta Tour, enjoy 1 hour drive through Vietnam's picturesque countryside with rice paddies and rural villages.
Upon arrival in the Delta, enjoy leisurely boat trip led by a local tour guide to Cai Be Floating Market, traditional villages, evergreen orchard.... then move to traditional sampan which allows you to discover the smaller canals and tributaries of this region.
Back HCM city. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh hotel
DAY 10: HO CHI MINH CITY DEPARTURE (B/L)
Today, you will have free day for your own activities in Ho Chi Minh City. Check out your hotel in Hochiminh City then our tour guide will see you off at Tan Son Nhat Airport for international flight.