We design to capture the real essence of Vietnam, this guided Vietnam Package Tour 9 Days from Ho Chi Minh is a fascinating introduction to one of Asia’s most captivating countries. From the enchanting waterways of the Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City (affectionately known as Sai Gon) this throbbing metropolis still retains many traditional enclaves and mesmerizing sights in the south to the dramatic karst scenery that dominates Halong Bay and capital city of Hanoi
We design to capture the real essence of Vietnam, this guided Vietnam Package Tour 9 Days from Ho Chi Minh is a fascinating introduction to one of Asia’s most captivating countries.
From the enchanting waterways of the Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City (affectionately known as Sai Gon) this throbbing metropolis still retains many traditional enclaves and mesmerizing sights in the south to the dramatic karst scenery that dominates Halong Bay and capital city of Hanoi with French-style colonial buildings and wide tree-lined avenues in the north, each destination offers a window into Vietnam’s timeless culture and centuries-old traditions as well as its vibrant present. From south to north, this amazing Vietnam Package Tour 9 Days Ho Chi Minh is sure to reward you with unmatched perspectives into Vietnam’s true essence.
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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrive
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B)
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh Mekong Day Tour (B, L)
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh Flight To Hoi An (B)
Day 5: Hoi An – Hue (B)
Day 6: Hue Flight To Hanoi (B)
Day 7: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 9: Hanoi City Tour And Departure (B)
Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle
Meals as indicated in the program
Experienced English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
All sightseeing fees for mentioned visits
Bikes come with protection
Train ticket Hanoi – Hue
Domestic flight tickets
Daily bottled mineral water
Government taxes & service charges
Personal expenses (Laundry, telephone, etc …)
Tips & travel insurance
Bank charge fees for payment
Other services not mentioned
Welcome to Vietnam. We are waiting to offer you amazing Vietnam Package Tour 9 Days Ho Chi Minh.
You are having 9 days travel all the way up to Hanoi from Ho Chi Minh City, the trip will give you unforgettable memories and new experiences day by day.
Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, pick up at the air port and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Depart your hotel for a full day Ho Chi Minh City tour. Head to Cho Lon, the Chinatown district, to discover the area’s markets, shops, and the Cantonese Thien Hau Pagoda – dedicated to the goddess of the Sea.
Visit Vietnam’s first traditional medicine museum, the FITO Museum, with an amazing collection of 3,000 items relevant to the development of traditional Vietnamese medicine. Implements used to prepare indigenous herbs, and objects commonly found in traditional pharmacies can be seen in the galleries as well as ancient books and documents on traditional Vietnamese medicine.
Head back to the city centre to visit Ben Thanh Market, which offers incredible display of fresh produce. Simply stroll through the market exploring the variety of goods for sale.
This afternoon visit the War Remnants or History Museum (choose which one you would most like to see) and the former Presidential Palace, Stroll (your vehicle will be available at all times) to the major sights of colonial Ho Chi Minh City: the Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall. At the end of the afternoon head back to your hotel.
Overnight: hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
The colorful floating market, vast emerald rice fields and lush back waterways; these are the things that make Cai Be such a desired destination. This morning, leave bustling Ho Chi Minh for the 2 hour drive to the delta town of Cai Be.
On arrival board your boat for cruise in the Delta’s waterways. Start your journey by passing by Cai Be’s floating market, once a busy place to trade fruits and vegetables and nowadays a more quiet market.
Then, continue to a cottage factory where ‘pop-rice’, rice paper and coconut candies are made. Return to the boat for the cruise to Dong Hoa Hiep Island; along the way admire the scenery and the daily life of the local villagers. Lunch will be local Mekong style serving specialties of the area. Following your cruise drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight: hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
After breakfast transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for the short flight to the central port city of Danang. On arrival in Danang transfer to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years.
Take a walking tour of the ancient town centre to visit the former merchants’ homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colourful market.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight: hotel in Hoi an
Leave Hoi An for Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. Its mesmerizing tombs and mausoleums of the last emperors of Vietnam reveal fascinating insights into the lives of the imperial families and their subjects.
The ancient citadel reflects the pomp and ceremony of the dynastic rulers as well as the scars of many years of turmoil, both ancient and modern. The Royal Citadel was badly damaged in the latter stages of the war but retains a sense of grace and majesty even today.
Drive through Danang and visit the Cham Museum, which contains the finest collection of Cham sculptures in the world before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds and dropping down to the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co.
In Hue visit the Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945.
After exploring the ruins of this wonderful monument depart for Thien Mu (Celestial Lady) Pagoda overlooking the Perfume River. Constructed in 1601, the 21-meter tower is the centerpiece of the pagoda and represents seven reincarnations of Buddha. On the pagoda grounds is the famous Austin car a resident monk drove to Saigon in 1963 to protest against the southern regime. The photo of his self immortalization is one of the most well known images of the war.
Overnight: Hotel in Hue
Start your day with a visit to the city’s vibrant Dong Ba Market to see it’s abundance of fresh produce. After exploring the market take a cyclo through the ‘Old City’ to Tinh Tam Lake where the Emperors used to relax. It is full of lotus flowers in summer. Around the lake there are many local style coffee shops where university students come to study.
Continue to former emperor Minh Mang’s tomb located in a tranquil setting of gardens and ponds.
Journey on to Khai Dinh’s Tomb designed in traditional Vietnamese style with a European touch making it unique from the other tombs in Hue.
From here transfer 30-minutes to Hue Airport for the 1-hour flight to Hanoi. On arrival transfer to your hotel.
Overnight: Hotel in Hanoi
Following breakfast leave Hanoi for a three and a half hour drive to Halong Bay including a 20-minutes stop on the way. Arrive at your jetty in Halong City towards noon and proceed with check-in formalities. After your welcome on board, a lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay itself.
In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Overnight: on Halong Bay
Enjoy your fresh morning in the middle of the bay, the sun rises on Halong in the morning and breakfast is served (brunch on some boats) while the vessels cruises slowly through the magnificent rock formations and back towards port. Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi.
As an optional extra, visit one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam ‘But Thap’ on the way back to Hanoi.
If time permits, Finish the day with a Water Puppet show. This is a uniquely north Vietnamese art form depicting scenes from rural life and episodes of national history.
Overnight: hotel in Hanoi.
This morning depart your hotel for the Temple of Literature. In 1076, Vietnam’s first university Quoc Tu Giam was established within a temple to educate Vietnam’s royalty, mandarins and members of the elite. The university functioned for an incredible 700 years and its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a fascinating glimpse into Vietnam’s past.
Visit The One Pillar Pagoda, founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049, next. This structure is one of Vietnam’s most iconic temples. Close by is the mausoleum of the historic father figure of modern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, and the former presidents house on stilts where he lived from 1958 to 1969. His former home illustrates the modesty of this Vietnamese revolutionary. (Viewed from outside; closed Mon and Fri and from Oct-Nov)
Continue to picturesque West Lake and the sixth century Tran Quoc Buddhist Pagoda. From here transfer (or stroll along the lakeside) 700 meters to the nearby Taoist temple of Quan Thanh dedicated to Tran Vu, one of the principal deities in Taoism.
At leisure for shopping until your transfer to Noi Bai Airport for onward flight. End of all services of the Vietnam Package Tour 9 Days Ho Chi Minh.
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