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Hanoi will simultaneously surprise, charm and chew you up. Founded along the Red River, Hanoi was named Thang Long (soaring dragon) by Emperor Ly Thai To in 1010. Over a thousand years of war, natural disasters and new administrations, the city grew from swamplands into the charismatic capital it is today.

It’s no surprise Ha Long Bay is home to as many legends as it is islands. The name ‘Ha Long’ means ‘descending dragon’ and Vietnamese tell a tale of a dragon that descended from the sky, spitting out thousands of pearls that became the islands and islets we see today.

This spectacular bay and Natural Heritage Site stretches across the Gulf of Tonkin, 165 km from Hanoi. Hidden among more than 1,600 limestone formations, are secret grottoes, sparkling beaches, and jaw-dropping caves. The best way to go is on an overnight cruise. Mornings are for watching the sunrise, practicing tai chi or sightseeing in the caves. Afternoons are spent swimming, kayaking or simply relaxing on the sun deck. Evenings arrive with striking sunsets and soothing sea breeze, and leave behind a sky riddled with stars.

The scenery in the bay is enhanced by the local life that continues in this dream-like setting. Floating villages rest on rafts, children row to school, men fish for a living, and women cook and sell their wares–all in the company of Ha Long’s majestic karsts and emerald waterways.

From Mui Ne To Halong Bay | Ho Chi Minh | Mekong Delta | Cu Chi Tunnels 8 Days 7 Nights Tour | Luxury Cruises

Tour Highlight
Ha Noi Capital |Ha Long Bay | Ninh Binh
Mekong Delta | Sai Gon City Tour | Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 1: Mui Ne To Ho Chi Minh City and Flight To Ha Noi 
Today 6:00 am we wil pick you up at your hotel then transfer to Ho Chi Minh Airport to take a flight to Ha Noi, the flight depature at 12:00 noon arrive to Ha Noi at 14:00 Transfer to hotel check-in and relax, 
Today at 15:00 our local guide will come and  take you on the Capital Tour and street food in Ha Noi. Evening Relax.  
Day 2: Hanoi | Hai Phong | Halong Bay | Lan Ha Bay (Lucnh + Dinner)
Get picked up from your hotel (in or near Hanoi Old Quarter and not included in cabin price) by Luxury Bus Limousine at 9:00 am. Follow the newest highway connecting Hanoi and Hai Phong. Upon arrival at Dinh Vu Port, passengers will be welcomed by hospitable staff at Cruise’s lounge. After enjoying a special cup of tea, around 12.00 pm, Orchid tender will transfer tourists to the main boat Cruise.
After check-in onboard, you will receive cruise briefing and safety instruction. Lunch will be served in the luxury restaurant on board – as you savour the exquisite Vietnamese and international cuisines, the cruise will slowly head pass beautiful islets in Halong Bay such as Da Chong, Con Vit, and Gia Luan.
Our stop today is at Ba Trai Dao beach, an untouched pristine beach of Halong Bay area where you can either kayak around or use the local rowing boat to visit the nearby fishing village (program applies from April to November). During the winter season, we will instead visit Viet Hai village and take a cycling trip around the village and visit an ancient local house.
Later return to our cruise to watch the amazing sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Cooking demonstration will be held on board, or enjoy our happy hour at our Bar.
Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. Then, you can take a rest in your own room after a long day of interesting activities, enjoy the seascape of the Bay at night or if you are into socializing, take a climb up on the top deck, try squid fishing, or watching movie in the restaurant.
Day 3: Halong Bay | Ha Noi (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner Local Food Tour)
06h00 Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Sang Toi cave is situated.
9h30 Visitors then return to CRUISE boat for check-out procedures
10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch
11h35 We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.
12h10 We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.
14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi Hotel. Evening we will go on the local street food tour. to enjoy a traditional vietnamese foods.
Day 4: Ninh Binh Trang An Temple Or Ninh Binh Dragon Cave One Day Tour
Morning: Start at 7:30 your trip early with a hotel pick up in Hanoi’s Old Quarter to make the 100km journey to Ninh Binh. On the way, relax and enjoy the beauty of the rural Vietnamese countryside.
On arrival, your guide will take you through Hoa Lu – the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam. Visit the 10th century Dinh king temple and Le king temple, learning the heroic histories of these two Kings in the Chinese Wars.
Close to Hoa Lu, you’ll also find the beautiful cave, pagoda and brilliant blue lake of Tuyet Tinh Coc. This place has one of the best views in Ninh Binh and isn’t yet wildly known!
Lunch: Enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant, with a variety of meat and vegetable dishes and plenty of rice!
Afternoon: After a local lunch, head to Tam Coc river and step into a rowboat to explore the area. Pass between the karst mountains, past rice paddies and through three enormous caves whose stalactite reach down towards the water. It takes approximately two hours to slowly make your way along the peaceful river, so you should sit back and relax and take it all in.
Then, swap the boat for a bicycle and make your way between the rice fields to Bich Dong Pagoda. Spend some time admiring this beautiful Buddhist temple before heading back to Hanoi for the evening.
Day 5: Ha Noi City Tour And Fly To Ho Chi Minh | Flight Depature 15:00 Arrival Ho Chi Minh 17:00 | Hotel Check-in
Today After breakfast at 9:00 am our guide will come and take you on a city tour and shoping before leaving to Ho Chi Minh City
Day 6: Sai Gon City & Cu Chi Tunnels One Full Day Tour | Today will Stay in My Tho City
Tour ProgramBến Thành Market | War Remnants Museum | Ho Chi Minh City Post Office | Independence Palace | Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon 
This personalized private tour is one of the best ways to explore and to discover what Saigon has to offer to visitors. Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is the largest and busiest city in Vietnam with a population of 10 million people. Much of the daily life takes place on the streets, which are lined with shops, stalls and vendors with their wares spread out on the footpath.Cu chi tunnels is an underground zigzag network of over 200km length, it is a symbol of the will and the creativity of the Vietnamese. Located about 60km from Saigon, Cu Chi was one of the fiercest battlefields during 1960 - 1972. Visiting Cu Chi, you will see how guerrillas dug, lived and fought in the tunnels; you will know more about the strength of will against sophisticated weapons. You can see the documentary about self-made weapons, bamboo traps and how the tunnels were built before squeezing into ground yourself; we will also know how the local people make rice paper and rice wine. Have you ever wondered how it feels when firing an AK-47? You will have chance to experience the power of such a legendary rifle in Cu Chi. During the American War from 1967, Củ Chi Base Camp served as base for the 269th Aviation Battalion of the United States Army. It is famous for Cu Chi tunnels, which were constructed during the Vietnam War, and served as headquarters for the Viet Cong. Today, the district has many industrial zones. You will have chance to experience the power of such a legendary rifle in Cu Chi. When we get there our tour guide will give you a lot of interesting information about this tunnel. After the cu chi tunnels tour we will go to My Tho City | Mekong Delta, spend a first night here. Evening free and shoping. There’s something soothing about Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. Just a short drive from Ho Chi Minh City, the Delta’s riverside towns, lush islets and lazy rivers will instantly make you feel more relaxed. You could easily spend weeks exploring the Delta, however if you only have a day to spare, take an excursion to the Mekong Delta’s charming countryside.
Day 7: My Tho To Can Tho City
Tour program: Fruit garden |Dragon Phoenix Island | Tradional Horse Wheels Or Riding Bicycle | Coconut candy factory and rice-papars | Boat Rowing On The River.
We will pick you up at your Hotel at 6:00 am by car. On the way to My Tho you will see a lot of beautiful landscapes along the nice roads. Arrive to My Tho at lunch time around 11:30. Relax ad enjoy a nice meal in My Tho City. After lunch we will head to Mekong Delta. End the tour around 16:00 then our guide will take you to Can Tho to stay there for a night. The hotel we book for you on the riverside has a nice river view. Evening free.
Day 8: Can Tho Back To Ho Chi Minh City Or Mui Ne
Attention : today if you have a flight to another destinations, we can take you to the airport instead going back to Mui Ne.
Tour program: Cai Rang Floating Market | Vinh Trang Pagoda | Dong Tam Snake Farm
Time To Discover the 2 Biggest Floating Markets in South of Mekong Delta River
After breakfast our guide will take you to the harbor then we will take a speed boat to go through Hau River (Cai Rang and Phong Dien Floalting Market) one of the two biggest markets in south of Mekong Delta. After the tour we will go back to the hotel to check out and have lunch.
On the way back We can drop you off in Ho Chi Minh or Mui Ne. (It's up to you)
Tour Included: Accomodations | 5 Lunch | 5 Breakfast | 2 Dinner | All Tours | English Speaking Tour Guide During The Trip | Transportation | Flight Tickets | Sightseeing Entrance Fee Tickets.
Tour Excluded : Beauty Spa Services & Massage | Beverages | tips, gratuities and other personal expenses | All other services not clearly mentioned above.






Reviews By Cartomuine Travelers

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  • Fully recommend!!!!⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

    Danny H - Nov 07, 2017

    Tunnels and tour were a great place to visit. Guides were very knowledgeable and spoke very good English.

  • Reliable tour company in Mui Ne

    Martin Nguyen - Oct 22, 2017

    We had an Excellent guide and it proved an interesting experience for a Vietnam Veteran. I knew of the Tunnels from IR's but did not encounter a tunnel during the war.

  • 100% recommend this tour

    Andreas - Sep 30, 2017

    This historical place is a must see when youre in vietnam. the treks are well signed, and going throug the tunnels is a highlight.

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