Welcome to Hanoi, the heart and also the capital of Vietnam, you will receive the warmest greeting from our guides. Take a transfer to the hotel for check-in (the rooms are at your disposal from 14:00). Vietnam's capital, a stylish and gracious city that retains an unique old world charm and some of Asia's most striking colonial architecture, many peaceful lakes, parks and oriental temples making for a relaxing atmosphere. Take a short sightseeing tour by cyclo through the bustling old quarter streets.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Today we enjoy a half day city tour, including the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, and the Temple of Literature.
In the afternoon we depart for Halong Bay through the scenic countryside, stopping en route to visit Dong Trieu ceramic village.
Overnight in Ha Long.
We embark on a 4-hour boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay, Vietnam's most impressive scenic sights, a recognized World Natural Heritage Site. This exciting cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery, skyline with over 3,000 limestone islets rising fantastically from the clear and emerald water. On the way we will anchor for a leisure swim in a secluded cave. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch on board before coming back to Halong City and back to Hanoi Airport for your flight to Danang. On arrival in Danang, our driver will welcome you and take you to your hotel in Hoi An.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Morning visit this ancient town: the 200 year-old Tan Ky house, Phuc Kien Pagoda, the Assembly Hall, the former merchants’ houses, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colourful riverside market.
Afternoon drive to Hue, the last imperial capital of Vietnam. Stop in Danang to visit the Cham Museum which contains the finest collection of Cham sculpture in the world. Upon arrival to Hue, check in hotel and free.
Overnight in Hue.
Enjoy a morning cruise on the romantic Perfume River to visit Hue’s oldest included the Imperial Citadel, the Purple Forbidden City, the Mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, and then the Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc before continuing to the bustling Dong Ba market.
Overnight in Hue.