Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival (D)
Meet on arrival at Hanoi/Noi Bai International airport, transfer Hotel in Hanoi for check in. Meeting at lobby of the hotel. Cyclo tour (2 hours), visit to The Old Quarter of Hanoi and Ngoc Son Temple. Dinner at Seasons restaurant. Drop off at Thang Long theatre for water puppet show, the unique Vietnamese traditional art. This art originates from rural festivals in Vietnam. The artists-men and women-stand waist-deep in the water to manipulate the puppets, making them move about, talk and laugh and even dance on the surface of the water. End of the show and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong - Haiphong (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel Visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum (closed on Monday, Friday and the whole October and November) Residence and One Pillar Pagoda. Drive to Halong, 180 km east of Hanoi. On arrival take a wooden boat and have seafood lunch on board. Discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. Dragon descending to the sea? as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 3,000 limestone islets rising from the clear emerald water, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. A 4-hour boat trip will visit to Thien Cung and Dau Go grottoes. Drop off in Halong town. Proceed to Haiphong transfer to hotel for check-in Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
Day 3: Hai Phong - Hanoi - Danang (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel Drive to Hai Phong, visit to the Garden theatre, Du Hang Pagoda and Kenh temple. Transfer back to Hanoi Lunch at Koto restaurant (or Brother Cafe as alternative) Visit to Temple of Literature built in the 11th century as Vietnam?s first university, Quan Thanh Temple and Fine Art Museum. Transfer to the Hanoi airport. Depart Hanoi by VN 317 for Danang. Arrive in Danang.Check in hotel in Danang. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
Day 4: Danang - Hoi An (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel then visit Cham Museum; Marble Mountain and China Beach. transfer to Hoian. Lunch at White Lanterns restaurant. Discover the historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Its sizeable community of foreign merchants resulted in a unique architectural style with Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese influences. Visit the Phuc Kien hall, Japanese covered bridge, Tan Ky old house and the workshop of traditional occupation of Hoi An ancient town. Dinner at Riverside Garden restaurant. Accommodation at hotel.
Day 5: Hoi An - Danang - Hue (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Hue across the Hai Van Pass (Pass of the Ocean Clouds), passing through many pretty red-tiled villages with fruit orchards, enjoying spectacular views of sky and sea. Arrival on Hue, the royal city of Vietnam?s last ruling dynasty and transfer to the Saigon Morin Hotel or similar, then visit Tu Duc tomb, Lunch at Club Garden restaurant. Boat trip on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda. Visit Imperial Citadel and Dong Ba Market. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue - Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer from Phubai airport. Depart Hue by VN251 for Ho Chi Minh. Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to the Equatorial Hotel or similar. Lunch at Vietnam House restaurant. City tour: visit China town, Thien Hau Pagoda, History Museum and former Presidential Palace. Make photo stops at the famous tourist sites such as Notre Dame Church, and Central Post Office. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh - Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel Time at leisure for own activities before transfer to the airport. Depart Ho Chi Minh by international flight for next destination.