Essences of Vietnam

This proposal is specially designed for travelers who, due to having a few days, or as a combination with other Asian countries, wish to know the best of the country. A basic itinerary for the essential points; from north to south or from south to north, we propose what no one should ever stop seeing in Vietnam.

Itinerario

Day 1: Flight to Ho Chi Minh
Overnight on board.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh
Upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh airport, meet and transfer to the hotel. Free for the rest of the day.

Day 3: Chi Minh - Tunnels of Cu Chi - Ho Chi Minh
In the morning , transfer overland to visit the Cu Chi tunnels. In the afternoon we take a guided tour of the most emblematic spots in the city of Saigon, many of them the result of French colonization.

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh-Cai Lay-Can Tho, Mekong Delta-Ho Chi Minh
After a journey of 1.5 hours from Saigon we reach Ben Tre one of the southern rural provinces in the Mekong river delta. We enjoy the lush rice fields and fruit farms. Arrival at the pier, where we start an excursion in a motor boat along the river. We observe the landscape of the Delta, the houses on stilts and the fish farms on the way. Upon arrival to Isla Tortuga, we visit a local house, meet the owners, taste the newly harvested fruit and coconut milk to get to know more about the daily life of the farmers. We enjoyed a pleasant walk through the town observing tropical gardens along the way, we visited a small family business of making coconut candies. We continue the trip in a sampan paddled by a rower while we admire the labyrinth of canals. After saying goodbye to him, we took a walk through the shaded areas of the coconut gardens before arriving at a resting place to enjoy a cup of tea with honey and music from the area, recently declared a World Heritage Site. Lunch is served at My Tho to try some delicate local specialties. After lunch we return to Ho Chi Minh City. Transfer to the hotel and free afternoon rest.

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh - Danang-Hoi An
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to flight to Danang. Upon arrival at the airport, transfer to the hotel at Hoi An. Rest of the day free.

Day 6: Hoi An
Between the 17th and 19th centuries, Hoi An was a thriving commercial port. Today, this city, a World Heritage Site, has well-preserved buildings, pedestrian streets and a unique kitchen, which makes visitors get an idea of ​​its illustrious past. The narrow streets are ideal to enjoy a good walk. There is much to visit, including the houses of the merchants, with Chinese influences, the Japanese and Vietnamese architecture, 400 years old. The Covered Bridge, the Assembly Hall of the Chaozhou Chinese Congregation and the colorful market. Guided tour of the city and free afternoon.

Day 7: Hoi An - Hanoi
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, we do a guided city tour. With its ocher-colored colonial buildings and boulevards flanked by plants and lakes, Hanoi is a charming city. We start with the Sword Lake and the Ngoc Son temple inside the lake. Then, the House of Ho Chi Minh. The simple house in which Ho Chi Minh lived and worked is made of wood and enjoys a quiet environment, overlooking a lotus pond. Ho Chi Minh's belongings are displayed and you can climb up the stairs of your house to see your bedroom. A short distance from the mausoleum is the One Pillar pagoda, made in the shape of a lotus and resting on a single pillar that emerges from the water. Then you can go to the Temple of Literature, the first university for the children of the mandarins. At night we attended the water puppet theater show; unique art form of North Vietnam that depicts scenes from everyday life.

Day 8: Hanoi - Bahia de Halong
After breakfast, transfer overland during 3.5h to arrive to Halong Bay with a quick stop at Dai Viet Center. We embark on the reed upon arrival. After a relaxing break, we enjoy a lunch based on fresh seafood while the rush sails through the area, a Unesco World Heritage Site, passing by the sculpted stone islands that emerge from the turquoise waters. We explore the Sung Sot cave where stalactites hang from the ceiling creating numerous shapes and figures. We relaxed on the beach before returning to the ship for dinner.

Day 9: Halong - Hanoi
We sailed on a small bamboo boat to explore the Luon cave, where the cliffs are reflected in clear water and time seems to have stopped. We returned to the junk and enjoyed the brunch on board during the cruise back to the dock, then transfer back to Hanoi with a light snack on the way.

Day 10: Departure day
Free day until to transfer to airport to take the flight back.

Day 11: Arrival
Arrival at the home city.

Incluye

Domestic flights
Airport and transfer assistance.
Driver-guide.
Parck and monuments entrances.
Basic travel insurance.

No Incluye

Drinks
Other aspects not mentioned in the section include.
Visa, border taxes
International flights

Info - Paises

Clima - Estacionalidad

Month
Jan 20ºC 14ºC 20ºC 92% 6% 13ml 11kmh
Feb 22ºC 17ºC 20ºC 92% 8% 15ml 12kmh
Mar 26ºC 20ºC 22ºC 92% 15% 29ml 13kmh
Apr 30ºC 23ºC 25ºC 92% 24% 63ml 12kmh
May 33ºC 25ºC 28ºC 92% 39% 119ml 10kmh
Jun 33ºC 27ºC 29ºC 92% 51% 166ml 10kmh
Jul 33ºC 26ºC 29ºC 92% 55% 202ml 9kmh
Aug 32ºC 26ºC 30ºC 92% 55% 214ml 8kmh
Sep 31ºC 24ºC 29ºC 92% 42% 159ml 9kmh
Oct 28ºC 21ºC 27ºC 92% 27% 88ml 10kmh
Nov 24ºC 17ºC 24ºC 92% 15% 43ml 10kmh
Dec 21ºC 14ºC 21ºC 92% 7% 19ml 10kmh
Month
Jan 26ºC 18ºC 23ºC 93% 5% 10ml 11kmh
Feb 28ºC 21ºC 23ºC 93% 5% 10ml 13kmh
Mar 30ºC 23ºC 25ºC 93% 11% 21ml 14kmh
Apr 32ºC 25ºC 27ºC 93% 20% 53ml 13kmh
May 33ºC 26ºC 29ºC 93% 38% 112ml 11kmh
Jun 33ºC 26ºC 29ºC 93% 52% 160ml 11kmh
Jul 33ºC 26ºC 29ºC 93% 55% 181ml 12kmh
Aug 32ºC 26ºC 29ºC 93% 53% 183ml 11kmh
Sep 31ºC 24ºC 29ºC 93% 49% 163ml 11kmh
Oct 30ºC 23ºC 28ºC 93% 39% 120ml 10kmh
Nov 28ºC 20ºC 26ºC 93% 23% 59ml 10kmh
Dec 26ºC 18ºC 24ºC 93% 9% 22ml 10kmh
Month
Jan 32ºC 22ºC 26ºC 93% 3% 7ml 10kmh
Feb 33ºC 24ºC 26ºC 93% 2% 5ml 13kmh
Mar 34ºC 26ºC 28ºC 93% 6% 12ml 15kmh
Apr 34ºC 26ºC 29ºC 93% 16% 42ml 14kmh
May 33ºC 26ºC 30ºC 93% 36% 105ml 12kmh
Jun 32ºC 25ºC 29ºC 93% 52% 154ml 12kmh
Jul 32ºC 25ºC 29ºC 93% 54% 159ml 14kmh
Aug 32ºC 25ºC 28ºC 93% 51% 151ml 14kmh
Sep 31ºC 24ºC 28ºC 93% 56% 167ml 12kmh
Oct 31ºC 24ºC 29ºC 93% 51% 151ml 10kmh
Nov 31ºC 23ºC 28ºC 93% 30% 75ml 9kmh
Dec 31ºC 22ºC 26ºC 93% 11% 25ml 10kmh

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