02N Ha Noi + 01N Ha Long Bay + 02N Ho Chih Minh City (One Pillar Pagoda + 01N Cruise with Major Meal + Sung Sot Cave + Cu Chi Tunnel + Dong Khoi Street etc), 05Nights Accommodation with Daily Breakfast.
Welcome to Hanoi – Capital of Vietnam known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture. Upon arrival at Hanoi meet your friendly Travel Professional or local representative outside the baggage hall and proceed to the hotel. Take a rest & free at your own. Enjoy over night stay at Hanoi.
HANOI CITY TOUR
Today after breakfast take a day tour of Hanoi's most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum (from outside) and his Stilts House, the Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda and, nearby, the Temple of Literature. Free for shopping at the Old Quarter also known as the 36 streets and guilds.
In the evening, enjoy a water puppet performance. These performances are accompanied by a Vietnamese orchestra playing traditional music using drums, wooden bells, horns, bamboo flutes and cymbals. Afater that return back to hotel & enjoy over night stay at Hanoi.
HANOI - HALONG BAY - OVER NIGHT ON CRUISE (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel will leave Hanoi and proceed to the jetty to check-in to the boat. After lunch, will go for cruising in the magnificent bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations. One can enjoy swimming in the crystal clear water and later explore some small islets, relax on a white sandy beach, swim or kayak. Then, it’s back to the junkboat for relaxation, dinner and an overnight stay on Cruise.
HA LONG BAY - HA NOI - HO CHIH MINH
Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, you have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the marauded water of the bay. After breakfast, you explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax at Soi Sim beach. The boat cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served. Your boat arrives at the harbor by noon. Rejoin your car drive and transfer directly to the airport for the flight to Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival the airport, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred your hotel. Dinner will be at an Indian Restaurant. Enjoy overnight stay Ho Chih Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnel
After breakfast will take a drive to visit Cu Chi tunnels - At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250km. from Saigon to the Cambodian border and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam American must have been like. In the afternoon, you will visit the Opera House and the Hotel de Ville, & War Remnants Museum. You’ll also be able to explore colorful outdoor markets and Dong Khoi Street, the city's main shopping boulevard with shops selling clothes and accessories by new Vietnamese designers, hill tribe crafts, high quality linens and housewares. Enjoy overnight stay Ho Chih Minh City.
After breakfast at the hotel will drive 1.5 hours to Mỹ Tho. Upon arrival, board a motor-boat and cruise along a vast network of canals and channels to enjoy wonderful views of the Mekong River, including four famous islands “Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle and Phoenix”. Stop at one of the floating fish houses, in nets and wire baskets under their house, the villagers cultivate freshwater fish and shrimp - a major export product of the region. Cross the River to the other side, you will stop at a traditional workshop to witness a step-by-step process on how to make coconut candy, honey farming… while trying some yourself and listening to traditional music. Enjoy what local people offer by hand rowing a sampan along the shady, breezy canal. We will transfer to local transportation called Xe Lôi to travel throughout the villages. Lunch will be served at a riverside restaurant with a Vietnamese 5-course set menu. Take a rest after lunch before boarding the motor-boat back to Mỹ Tho. Afterwards, you will be back to Ho Chi Minh City. There after receive departure transfer to the airport for your onwoard or return journey.
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Rights to amend the itinerary if required
Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.
Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:
- 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
- 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
- 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
- 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
- 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.
Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.
In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.
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Inclusion & Exclusion
- Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
- Meals : breakfast at all places
- Transfers from one place to another
- Sightseeing in private cars
- Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
- All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes
- Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
- Meals not mentioned in inclusions
- Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
- Any kind of insurance
- Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.