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Vietnam Cultural Tour

8 Days | 7 Nights
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Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be - Hoi An - Halong Bay - Hanoi

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Arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you will be welcomed and transferred by your Asia Senses tour guide and driver to your hotel for check in. Depend on your actual arrival time, some soft sightseeing for an orientation tour is suggested.

In the evening, you could stroll through Bui Vien or Pham Ngu Lao streets and look for yourself tasty noodles, snacks and breads. It’s a great chance to sample all those weird and wonderful foods in your vacation in Vietnam. Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)
MEALS
Welcome Dinner
ACCOMMODATIONS
Today’s exploration will bring you one of the best experiences that only you also find in best tours in Vietnam. Our guide will come and pick up at hotel then transfer you to My Tho. It takes around 2 hours to drive from Saigon to My Tho city. Along the way, you could watch variety scenery and peaceful daily life in rural area of Mekong Delta. Observing daily activities of local people along the river, sellers and buyers bargaining, exchanging fish, the products that they got from their working on the river.

Upon arrival My Tho city, we will broad on a motor boat around Phoenix Island, Turtle Island, Dragon Island and the last stop is Unicorn Island. You will take a short trek and go for a rowing boat trip. Enjoy your lunch with Vietnamese traditional dishes, tropical fruit. Feel free to cycle around rural villages on the island. From Unicorn island, our cruise will head to Ben Tre province to visit the handmade pop rice, rice paper and coconut candy workshops. After that, you will be transferred to a small boat and travel along the lush, green canals that are so beautiful for photography.

At the end of tour, we drive back Ho chi minh city (2 hours). Relax at the hotel. Overnight at hotel in HCMC.


MEALS
Breakfast
ACCOMMODATIONS
Aquari Saigon Hotel
Today’s tour starts as the guide come to pick up you then take you to visit the historical landmarks of Ho Chi Minh City. Our first destination is Reunification Palace (the former Presidential Palace) which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. We also visit other French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Post Office, Saigon Opera house. They were built in period of French colonial in Vietnam (1887-1945). Lunch break at a restaurant which is suggested by the guide.

After lunch, we will visit to Cho Lon (Binh Tay Market), the Chinatown district, to discover the area’s markets, shops, and the Cantonese Thien Hau Pagoda. From here, proceed to visit the Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine - Vietnam's first traditional medicine museum, with an stunning 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 ancient books and documents as well as galleries on traditional Vietnamese medicine.

Return to the city centre to visit Ben Thanh Market where an incredible display of fresh produce is offered. Enjoy a stroll through the market exploring the variety of goods for sale. In the evening, you will be transferred to Tan Son Nhat airport for domestic flight to Da Nang city. Our guide in Da Nang will pick you up and transfer to hotel in Hoi An for check in. Overnight at the hotel in Hoi An.
MEALS
Breakfast
ACCOMMODATIONS
We begin with a walking tour of Hoi An’s ancient quarter. We will visit highlights for sightseeing in Hoi An. Our first destination is Japanese Covered Bridge which is Hoi An’s iconic 400-year-old. There is a small temple attached to one side as a prominent example of Japanese architecture. Next, we head to Ong Temple which was built in 1653 by Chinese settlers to worship Guan Yu, an ancient Chinese general whose character stands for loyalty, bravery and justice.

Museum of Trade Ceramics is our next destinations. It is an elegant Vietnamese style wooden house which was built in 1858 showcasing antique ceramic artifacts. Then we will visit the 200-year-old Tan Ky House which was the residence of a Chinese merchant in the part.

There is also an opportunity to visit the private home of Diep Dong Nguyen which owns and displays a fascinating collection of artifacts ranging from pottery and paintings to seals and money. The remainder of the day you can wander then explore the rest of the ancient city, the colorful market with stalls brimming with tropical specialties including silk, which can be turned into fashionable garments within a day. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
MEALS
Breakfast
ACCOMMODATIONS
Hoi An Essence Hotel & Spa
This morning, you will be transferred to Da Nang airport for flight to Hanoi. Our guide will welcome you at Noi Bai airport, then we head to city center for your tour in Ha Noi. After hotel check in, we will visit the Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam. It was constructed as a temple university in 1070 dedicated to Confucius. Lunch will be served at KOTO Restaurant where the staff is former street children being trained in culinary and hospitality skills.

In the afternoon, we continue to visit Hoa Lo prison also known as ‘Hanoi Hilton’ and Hoa Lo Prison kept Vietnamese revolutionaries and soldiers and American POW during the Vietnam War. After that we move to Hoan Kiem Lake and visit Ngoc Son Temple, dedicated to the 13th century national hero Tran Hung Dao which stands along the lake’s edge at the center of Jade Island. You could walk around the lake, watch and chat with the local people. It is a good opportunity for you to learn about Vietnam history and culture.

Experience a one hour cyclo ride around the 36 streets of the Hanoi old quarter to learn more about simple life of Hanoian. Finish your day off at Bong Sen Opera Theatre for a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show, a typical northern Vietnamese art form. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
MEALS
Breakfast
ACCOMMODATIONS
Today, you will be transferred to Ha Long Bay, which is about 160 km (3.5-hour drive away). On the way, you will see some rural areas with plenty of chances to take photos of Vietnamese farmers working in paddy fields. Stop half way to visit a handicraft workshop of fine clothes and embroidered paintings.

You will arrive at the docks around mid-noon, check in aboard the Halong bay cruise. The seafood lunch will be served as you cruise this spectacular bay. You will have an unforgettable cruise around the breathtaking and unique limestone mountain islands. A sumptuous local seafood lunch will be served as you cruise this spectacular bay.

You will visit one of the famous caves of Halong Bay: Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Sail Island, a visit to Sung Sot Cave. There is also a stop at Ti Top Mountain, where you will climb to the top for a stunning panoramic view of Halong Bay. Then you return to your boat. Relax to enjoy the bay view at sunset, have your delicious dinner. (Note: Program may differ slightly base on cruise ships)


MEALS
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
ACCOMMODATIONS
Overnight on the overnight junk/boat cruise in Halong Bay.
Wake up early and refresh your body and mind with a Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck. Have tea and coffee onboard and watch the stunning views of Halong bay. There will be an opportunity for you to kayak and swim or access some of the sites inaccessible by the larger boats, including a cave.

Lunch will be serviced on board before the cruise arrival back at the dock where you will be picked and be transferred back to Hanoi by private car. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
MEALS
Breakfast, Lunch
ACCOMMODATIONS
Essence Palace Hotel
This morning, we will visit Ho Chi Minh Complex. This famous site contains Ba Dinh square, the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Close to this complex is the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of city.

After the visit to Ho Chi Minh Complex, your journey about culture of Vietnam wraps up today. Then you will be transferred to airport for your departure flight.
MEALS
Breakfast
ACCOMMODATIONS
None

Private Tour Price (2 Pax Up)

comfort package
comfort package
$ 1,500
per person
/ person
superior package
superior package
-20%
$ 2,000 $ 1,600
per person
/ person
deluxe package
deluxe package
$ 3,826
per person
/ person

Tour Price Includes

Tour Price Excludes


When to Go

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Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
31ºC
13mm

Cai Be
30ºC
8mm

Hoi An
24ºC
96mm

Halong Bay
21ºC
18mm

Hanoi
20ºC
16mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
32ºC
2mm

Cai Be
31ºC
2mm

Hoi An
26ºC
39mm

Halong Bay
20ºC
36mm

Hanoi
21ºC
30mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
33ºC
10mm

Cai Be
32ºC
6mm

Hoi An
27ºC
30mm

Halong Bay
23ºC
39mm

Hanoi
23ºC
38mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
34ºC
50mm

Cai Be
33ºC
37mm

Hoi An
30ºC
31mm

Halong Bay
27ºC
71mm

Hanoi
28ºC
87mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
33ºC
212mm

Cai Be
32ºC
153mm

Hoi An
32ºC
54mm

Halong Bay
31ºC
159mm

Hanoi
32ºC
196mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
31ºC
298mm

Cai Be
31ºC
186mm

Hoi An
34ºC
91mm

Halong Bay
32ºC
203mm

Hanoi
33ºC
241mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
31ºC
289mm

Cai Be
31ºC
187mm

Hoi An
33ºC
74mm

Halong Bay
32ºC
292mm

Hanoi
33ºC
309mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
31ºC
266mm

Cai Be
31ºC
186mm

Hoi An
33ºC
115mm

Halong Bay
32ºC
323mm

Hanoi
32ºC
334mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
30ºC
318mm

Cai Be
31ºC
222mm

Hoi An
31ºC
326mm

Halong Bay
30ºC
320mm

Hanoi
31ºC
253mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
30ºC
259mm

Cai Be
31ºC
244mm

Hoi An
28ºC
529mm

Halong Bay
29ºC
90mm

Hanoi
29ºC
117mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
30ºC
109mm

Cai Be
31ºC
131mm

Hoi An
26ºC
385mm

Halong Bay
26ºC
39mm

Hanoi
26ºC
40mm
Place
Place
Daily Max Temperature
Monthly Rainfall

Ho Chi Minh City
30ºC
42mm

Cai Be
30ºC
41mm

Hoi An
24ºC
212mm

Halong Bay
22ºC
18mm

Hanoi
22ºC
20mm

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