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 Explorations : Vietnam Complete, Route to Hanoi-10 Days / 9 Nights

 
     
Day 1: HO CHI MINH CITY

Arrival at Ho Chi Minh City International airport, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Accommodation at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

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Day 2: HO CHI MINH CITY

Start the morning with a half day tour of the city, which includes: History Museum and Presidential Palace or the Palace of Reunification. Former residence of the French governor and President of the Republic of South Vietnam. Taken by Liberation Army tanks in 1975, forced to sign the surrender to General Minh, head of state at the time. From here we head to the Cathedral of Notre Dame, red brick building and neoclassical style, was built between 1877 and 1883. In the same square is the Main Post building, which deserves a visit. Then walk along Dong Khoi Street (also known as Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, the Opera and the old town hall, is without doubt one of the most unique buildings in the city for its design and tone of their colors, yellow and white. It was completed in 1908 and currently houses the City People’s Committee. Free afternoon. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

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Day 3: HO CHI MINH CITY - CAO DAI - CU CHI - HO CHI MINH CITY

Early departure by road to Tay Ninh, which is 96 km from the city of Saigon and capital of the province of the same name. The city is home to the Tay Ninh Cao Dai Great Temple. The caodismo is one of the original religions practiced today. His doctrine is a combination of Taoism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity and Islam and its temple architecture is a real mix of all these religions. Lunch at local restaurant. Then we will visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels: Lovers of history cannot fail to visit the district of Cu Chi, about 35 km northeast of Saigon. In the 50’s, the Viet Minh dug in this area a network of tunnels that the Vietcong would expand later. This network of over 250 km was in the late 60’s a real multi-level underground city, with its dormitories, hospitals, factories and warehouses of weapons, command centers and kitchens. The Vietcong came to dig up to 12 meters below ground. A section of 50 meters is open to visitors, which is accessed by an input that communicates with the main tunnel has been enlarged, measuring 70-80 cm wide and 1.20 m high. Return to hotel and overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Day 4: HO CHI MINH CITY - HUE

After Breakfast, transfer to airport to board the first flight to Hue. Located in the province of Thua Thien Hue, 108 km north of Danang and with a population of 200,000. In 1802 the tenth Lord Nguyen after suppressing the rebellion of the Tay Son, proclaimed himself emperor and made Phu Xuan, renamed Hue, the capital. In 1885, after 143 years of splendor, the French attacked and looted the capital to deport and then replace the emperor by one more sympathetic to their interests. In 1945, the city was occupied by the Japanese and the last emperor abdicated. In 1968, following the Tet offensive, the imperial city suffered extensive damage, keeping nevertheless beautiful vestiges of its glory. The city is bathed by the Perfume River and is the intellectual cradle of the country. Arrival and visit of the Citadel and the Imperial City. After the visit we will go by road to Thien Mu Pagoda, built in 1601 with 21 meters high. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon visit the mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc. Then the local Dong Ba Market. Overnight in Hue.

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Day 5: HUE - DANANG - HOI AN

Depart Hue for Hoi An, located 5 km from the coast and 30 km south of Danang, was declared a UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site. On the way we will stop by the mountain pass known as Hai Van or Cloudy Pass, where we will be able to see the anti bombers. Upon arriving in Danang, visit Cham Museum of Art, which houses one of the largest collections of Cham art. Then we head to the center of Hoi An town to begin the visits of the city, to admire its traditional home, the Japanese covered bridge of over 400 years old, and the wide variety of clothing stores (suits, coats, boots, shoes, etc.) Return to hotel and overnight in Hoi An.

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Day 6: HOI AN

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to enjoy the city and / or the beach of Hoi An OPTIONAL: Cham Island Diving (1 day PADI Dive Center) Overnight in Hoi An.

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Day 7: HOI AN - DANANG - HANOI

Transfer to Danang airport to board flight to Hanoi, the capital of the country is located on the right bank of Red River. The city center has hardly changed since 1955, with its old temples and pagodas, parks, lakes, French colonial-style buildings, retains all its charm. Arrival and visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed from September to November), the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon visit to the Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Then cycle through the Old Quarter (1 hr approx). Next we will see the work of the puppets on water. Return to hotel and overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 8: HANOI - HALONG BAY

After breakfast at hotel, depart by road to Halong Bay in Quang Ninh province, which borders China, offers one of the most spectacular scenery in Asia. The “eighth” wonder of the world occupies an area of square 1.550 km has about 3,000 islands and islets covered with vegetation that emerge from the sea and strange sculptures. On arrival board the boat to enjoy this wonderful place. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

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Day 9: HALONG BAY - HANOI

Return to the pier where our staff will be waiting to take us back to Hanoi. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon in Hanoi, you can visit Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple, two of the most visited in Hanoi. Free time to make last minute purchases. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 10: HANOI - DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel and free time until the time of our move (arrive to airport about 2 hrs before the time of your flight).

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