At 8:00 am we will pick you up, by Shuttle mini-van/bus, at the hotel and begin our journey to Halong city. After 3.5 hours driving and viewing simple, countryside, rice paddy life, we arrive at the at port. Board your private boat, an authentic Chinese Junk, and start your amazing cruise through this World Heritage Site. Lunch is served on board, a selection of the freshest seafood. We visit “the amazing cave”, followed by a swim in the tranquility of Halong Bay and its emerald water. We will cruise further into a quiet area where we will anchor and stay overnight. Dinner and relax as the sun sets. Then you are free to swim in the phosphorous water, retire to your cabin, or fall asleep under the stars amidst the magic of Halong on the top deck. Stay overnight on Boat.
Wake up early in the morning for a great sunrise and a breath of fresh ocean air. Breakfast served on boat then we do a leisurely cruise through thousands of seemingly never ending islands. These are great opportunities to capture some amazing photographs, We stop to visit a floating fishing village and listen to some legendary stories of the fishermen’s daily life. Have lunch on boat while cruising back to the Halong city pier, return to Hanoi around 4:00pm.
Depart at 8:00 am from your hotel by van. We will begin our day by visiting Uncle Ho, learning about his great life at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, and his residential place. Next stop is the nearby Temple of Literature. The site of Vietnam´s first University, built in twelfth century, to teach Confucius’s theory to royals. Here we will also have a chance to see a traditional music performance. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant for a taste of authentic Hanoi Pho (noodle soup). In the afternoon, choose one from the numerous museums or temples around Hanoi (Museum of Ethnology, Women´s Museum, History Museum or Quan Thanh Temple). In the late afternoon walk around Hoan Kiem lake and Hanoi´s fascinating Old Quarter for some great fun, shopping, and street side traditional food, may be to try one “Hanoi bia”. This is your chance to be part of typical Hanoian style and its traditional Vietnamese culture. We finish our relaxing but informative day by attending a Water Puppet Show, a favorite experience for all visitors to Vietnam. The show ends around 6:00pm
09h00. Take another great workout in nature with our East Mountain trek route.
11h00. Back to the resort. Rest and relax
12h00. Check out. Enjoy lunch at the resort
13h30. Depart for Hanoi.
17h00. Arrive Hanoi Old Quarter.
Take a short rest and walk around the Old Quarter until transfer to Railway Station to catch the train to Hue City. Overnight on the Train (4 Berth Cabin sleeper sharing) without breakfast in the day 7th.
Spend overnight with good sleep on the night train. Arrive Hue City around 08:30 am! Pick up at Railway Station upon arrival then transfer to hotel in Hue Imperial City. Check in & have a rest or discover Hue Citadel by yourself. No sightseeing activity today!! Overnight in Hue City.
Get started at 8:00am from your hotel, we walk and transfer to the boat dock for cruising on the Perfume River viewing the city and the tranquil villages on the riverbank. Walk up to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, overlooking the Perfume River and the beautiful scenery beyond. Take some time here to learn about the influences of Buddhism in Vietnam. In the afternoon we will visit the town, Forbidden Purple City. End of the day round 5:00 pm. Check in hotel and stay overnight in Hue City.
Breakfast at hotel in Hue City. You`ll have free morning time to discover more Hue City until 1:00pm.
After it will be time to begin our transfer to Hoi An (about 3.5 hours). There is fabulous sightseeing en route and we may make stops at: Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass, Cham Museum, and maybe the Marble Mountains if time permits. Hoi An in the evening. Overnight in Hoi An.
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Hoi An, a major trading center, once known as Faifo to the earliest Western traders. It was also an important port for the Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, Japanese and other merchant vessels from the Far East. Visit a temple with partially gilded statues in the center, a pagoda dedicated to sailors and fishermen and a chapel with origins in the 1700s that reflects the influences of Chinese and Japanese styles. Stop at the Sa Huynh Museum, located near the Japanese Covered Bridge, which contains exhibitions from the earliest period of Hoi An’s history. Late this afternoon, take a boat trip on the Thu Bon River to Kim Bing Village on Cam Kim Island to see the wood workers and shipbuilding families. Trip ends at 3:00pm.
Return to your haven on world-famous Cua Dai Beach, with the evening at your leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.
8:00am: Have breakfast at hotel. Our guide welcomes you at hotel in Hoi An and ride bicycle to Tra Que Vegetable Village far from Hoi An Ancient Town 3km. You ride through peaceful villages and enjoy the beauty of countryside surrounding Hoi An. Arrive in Tra Que Vegetable Village; you can experience the living and working of local farmers at this organic vegetable and herb garden. Your learn how to prepare soil, grow vegetable, water to get fresh vegetables as you see at the garden from previous tourists. You have 15 minutes foot massaged by herb to fresh yourself. Here is the chance for you to join in cooking class with the family. Under the instruction how to prepare ingredients, you will cook Hoi An special foods like Tam Huu Spring Roll, BanhXeo pancake… Have lunch at the family. And then ride bicycle back Hoi An Town or hotel. Trip ends at 3:00pm.
Pm: This afternoon you have more free time to experience around the town to get some souvenir gifts or spend your time at Cua Dai beach - 4km from the ancient town. Free to have your own dinner.
Leave hotel at 8:00am. Drive to My Son, a World Heritage, 50 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia’s greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries. Return to Town around 1:00pm.
In afternoon, free go shopping in Hoi An Town. Overnight in Hoi An.
12 nights hotel accommodation on a twin-share basic with daily breakfast: (04 nights in Pomihoa Hotel Hanoi + 01 night in Bakhan Village Resort + 05 nights in Phu Thinh Resort Hoi An + 02 nights Hue Cherish Hotel)
01 Night on the overnight train from Hanoi to Hue City (4 Berth Cabin sleeper)
01 night stay overnight on Board in Halong Bay in twin-share cabin: Garden Bay Cruise 3*
Flight Ticket from Da Nang - Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. (economy class, including fuel charge & airport taxes). Packed Luggage: 20kg + Handing Luggage: 7kg.
Experienced English speaking tour guide on location.
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner): 13 Breakfasts + 08 Lunches + 02 Dinners
All landed transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle, including pick-up and drop-off at airports on arrival and departure days.
Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
All entrance and sightseeing fees
Approval letter for one month single entry visa to Vietnam
Travel Insurance is not covered by Legend Travel Group.
Other flights not mentioned
Beverages and other meals not indicated in the program
Visa stamp fee entry Vietnam (upon arrival at airport)
Early check-in and late check-out at all hotels
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping…)
Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.