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Classic Vietnam Hanoi To Ho Chi Minh City

10 Days, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (saigon)
Classic Vietnam Hanoi To Ho Chi Minh City

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Sail through limestone karsts aboard a traditional junk boat and walk the streets of imperial capitals. From vibrant Hanoi, the natural beauty of Halong Bay, the atmosphe read more...

IS THIS Classic TRIP FOR ME ? YES ! IF YOU...
    • Think local transport—buses, taxis, trains the most colourful way to travel
    • Enjoy travelling with a like minded mix of couples, friends and solo travellers, from the world over
    • Like the idea of staying in character-rich accommodations that reflect the culture of the places you visit
What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • 9 nights' accommodation (Hotels (7 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), junk boat (1 nt)).
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
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  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (Train, local bus, air-con bus, boat, cyclo, plane).
  • Internal flight.
  • Halong Bay caves entrance.
  • Halong Bay boat cruise with seafood lunch and dinner.
  • Imperial Citadel and Tomb entrance (Hue).
  • Noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a G Adventures-supported project (Hoi An).
  • Cu Chi Tunnels entrance and tour (Ho Chi Minh City).
  • Services of Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout the tour, local guides.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes
We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 105-140 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi/Ha Long
Day 3 Ha Long/Hue
Day 4 Hue
Day 5 Hue/Hoi An
Day 6 Hoi An
Day 7 Hoi An
Day 8 Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City
Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City
Day 10 Depart Ho Chi Minh City
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TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Hanoi
  • On Board The Junk Boat
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Hue
  • Hoi An
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (saigon) Map
  • DAY 1 Arrive Hanoi

    Arrive at any time.

    There are no planned activities today until an evening welcome meeting. After the meeting, opt for dinner out with the group.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    18:00

    Tonight, the adventure begins. Feel free to explore - but make sure you're back in time to meet your group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your trip.

    Optional Activities
    Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre Performance

    Hanoi
    Watch a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show with beautiful live music and intricate puppets dancing in a water stage.

    Tran Quoc Pagoda Visit
    Hanoi
    Visit one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam located on the eastern shore of Tay Ho. Learn about Tran Quoc's history from the 17th-century stela found on site. View it later in the day, if you can - the tall structure is striking against the setting sun.

    Temple of Literature (Van Mieu) Visit
    Hanoi
    Visit this sprawling temple built to honour Confucius, sages, and scholars. Dedicated to learning, it housed the country's first university in 1076. Explore its five courtyards, containing various gates, altars, sanctuaries, shrines, the stelae of doctors, and the Well of Heavenly Clarity.

    Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum Visit
    Hanoi
    Tour the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum built in the square where Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence in 1945. Get in line to tour the grounds; queues of visitors come to pay their respects daily. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Hanoi/Ha Long

    Enjoy a Ha Long Bay cruise on a junk boat with visits to a cave and an island lookout. Savour a seafood lunch and dinner.

    Drive to Bai Chay harbour, the jumping off point for Ha Long Bay. Thousands of islands with intricate cave systems rise dramatically from the waters. Sail past limestone karst mountains in the junk boat and stop to visit some of the islands and caves.

    In the evening, devour a seafood dinner, then opt to enjoy a drink on deck under the stars.

    Private Vehicle
    Hanoi - Bai Chay 4h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Junk
    Ha Long
    Skim across the water aboard this iconic traditional Asian sailboat.

    Halong Bay Overnight Cruise
    Board a traditional junk boat at Ha Long Bay harbour and cruise out onto serene waters. Marvel at massive limestone karst mountains jutting out of the water, creating unforgettable spectacular scenery. Swim, kayak or go cave exploring on one of the islands, if conditions are right. Indulge in fresh seafood meals with a variety of dishes to sample. Drift to sleep in a cozy cabin on board. (Breakfast,Dinner,Lunch)

  • DAY 3 Ha Long/Hue

    Cruise back to the port and take a private van to Hanoi. Enjoy some time in the city before an overnight train to Hue.

    Enjoy breakfast on board before a morning sail back to the port. Drive back to Hanoi for a little more time to enjoy the city before boarding an overnight train.

    Private Vehicle
    Ha Long - Hanoi 4h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.

    Overnight train (beds)
    Hanoi - Hue 14h-15h
    Drive about 15 mins to the station and then board the southbound train for the overnight journey.

    Free Time
    Hanoi Afternoon
    Spend a few hours exploring this beautiful capital city. Visit some shops, have a bia hoi on a street corner or grab a coffee in a lakeside cafe. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 4 Hue

    Guided tour of the Imperial Citadel, Royal Tomb and Tien Mu Pagoda. Optional countryside motorbike tour.

    Arrive early to Hue, once the imperial capital of Vietnam. Start the day with a visit to the Tien Mu Pagoda followed by a visit to the tomb of one of Vietnam's former emperors.

    While in the city, try some local Hue specialties such as banh khoai (Hue savoury pancakes), and banh bot loc boc tom thit (thin rice paper filled with meat and shrimp). Wash it all down with a Hue beer.

    Tien Mu Pagoda Visit
    Hue
    Visit Tien Mu, one of the tallest and, perhaps, most elegant pagodas in Vietnam, at seven storeys high. Take a step back in time touring this historic temple - built more than 400 years ago along the north shore of the Perfume River, it has been the site of many political protests.

    Imperial Citadel Tour
    Hue
    Tour this one-time capital city and UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the walled fortress and former palace, which has many palaces, gateways, courtyards and gardens to explore. The Forbidden Purple City (modelled on China's Forbidden City) inside the citadel was once home to the imperial family and was significantly damaged during the Vietnam War.

    Royal Tombs Visit
    Hue
    Visit the Royal Tombs along the Perfume River in Hue. Embracing the concept of Feng Shui, these tombs are extremely ornate and provide fantastic insight into the lives of the former rulers.

    After, opt for a vegetarian lunch at a local nunnery. With free time, take a motorbike tour of the area.

    Optional Activities
    Motorbike Tour

    Hue
    Hop on the back of a motorbike and let your professional driver take you out into the countryside. Explore rice paddy landscapes and see local villagers at work in the fields. Take in temples, shops, a scenic overlook or two, or, perhaps, an ancient covered bridge - routes can vary on these interesting rides. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 5 Hue/Hoi An

    Drive the Hai Van pass. Take advantage of Hoi An's many options over the 2.5 days in town.

    Start the day touring the wonderful ruins of the Imperial Citadel before heading towards Hoi An in the late morning. Cross the Hai Van Pass (weather permitting), with fantastic views in all directions, before arriving to Hoi An in the afternoon.

    With three nights here, there's plenty of time to explore all this charming town has to offer.

    Private Vehicle
    Hue - Hoi An 4h
    Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private ride.

    Opt for a cooking class, riverboat trip, bike ride, beach time, tailor visit or My Son ruins.

    Free Time
    Hoi An Afternoon Use free time in this quaint town to explore any way you like. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 6 Hoi An

    Spend two full days exploring all Hoi An has to offer. Dive into the culture, hang out on the beach or get clothes tailor-made in one of the many shops around town. Enjoy a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a Planeterra-supported project.

    Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch
    Hoi An
    Try some of the oodles of noodles (more than 26 types!) available in the city in this tasty cooking class. Run by Planeterra Foundation partners, STREETS International, the class was developed exclusively for G Adventures. Former street youth that are part of this hospitality training program, will help you prepare and cook a number of different types of noodles. This program helps these youth practice their English, increasing their skill-set and opportunities available to them in the tourism industry. Enjoy your yummy creations while learning more about the local cuisine and this initiative which empowers street youth through skills and employment training.

    Free Time
    Hoi An Half day
    Explore this charming city.

    Optional Activities
    Hoi An Cooking Class

    Hoi An
    Take a cooking class to learn more about Vietnamese food and its distinct flavours. Tour the local market to buy fresh ingredients before preparing some popular regional dishes. Enjoy your creations when you're done!

    Bike Rental
    Rent a bike from a local shop and head out to explore.

    My Son Excursion
    My Son
    Travel approximately 1 hr from Hoi An to arrive at My Son. Tour these partially ruined Hindu temples built between the fourth and 14th centuries - the site is widely accepted as one of the most important Hindu temple complexes in Southeast Asia. Learn about the architectural style and history of a site that's often compared to Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Bagan in Burma.

    Lifestart Lantern Making
    Hoi An
    Add a little light to your life! Visit Lifestart Foundation and learn how to make a traditional lantern from area residents. See how this project, supported by Planeterra, helps local Vietnamese with chronic disabilities gain sustainable employment.

    Tailor Shops
    Hoi An
    Go home with some new (handmade!) clothes from one of Hoi An's famous tailor shops. Walk the streets lined with hundreds of local shops that turn out gorgeous suits, dresses, winter coats, shoes, purses - almost anything - in a day's time to create next season's wardrobe. (Breakfast,Lunch)

  • DAY 7 Hoi An

    Spend a free day exploring all Hoi An has to offer.

    Free Time
    Hoi An Full day
    Enjoy free time in this charming town. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 8 Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City

    Fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City with free time to explore this hectic city.

    Drive to Da Nang for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City, once the capital of South Vietnam and the country's commercial centre. Start exploring the small alleys and busy streets keeping an eye out for laquerware shops and delicious local food stalls.

    Plane
    Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City 1h
    Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 9 Ho Chi Minh City

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn more about the Vietnam War. Use free time in the afternoon to explore sprawling Ho Chi Minh City.
    Cu Chi Tunnels Guided Tour
    Cu Chi
    Take a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels, a complex network of tunnels (200km or 125 mi) that the Viet Cong lived in to protect themselves from opposing forces during the Vietnam War. Try crawling through some of the tunnels (if you're not claustrophobic) - these tunnels stored ammunition, had underground hospitals, and served as a hidden base for attacking allied forces.

    With some free time in the city, opt to visit the Thien Hau and Giac Vien pagodas and stroll through the immense Ben Thanh Market. Also well worth a visit are the Reunification Palace (the residence of South Vietnam presidents before 1975), the city's Chinese quarter of Cholon, and the War Remnants Museum.

    Free Time
    Ho Chi Minh City Afternoon
    Get out and explore this frenetic city.

    Optional Activities
    Thien Hau Pagoda Visit

    Ho Chi Minh City
    Visit the Thien Hau Pagoda, a beautiful temple in the Chinatown district of Ho Chi Minh City. Learn more about the customs associated with this 19th-century monument - it is dedicated to the goddess Thien Hau (the 'Lady of the Sea') who is worshipped in Chinese communities throughout Asia by those who depend on the sea for their livelihoods.

    Giac Vien Pagoda Visit
    Ho Chi Minh City
    Find this hidden pagoda behind some small alleyways - it's a rare treat of a monument that has been spared the over-restoration that has been done to so many temples. Tour the inside of this 18th-century pagoda to see nearly 100 carvings of divine beings.

    Ben Thanh Market
    Ho Chi Minh City
    Wander this bustling market for more insight into Ho Chi Minh City. Pick up souvenirs, sample local cuisine, and experience local living. Talk to your CEO to learn about the market's origins - Ben Thanh started as a cluster of street vendors selling wares by the Saigon River and formalized into a true market in 1859.

    Reunification Palace Visit
    Ho Chi Minh City
    Wander the historic halls of the Reunification Palace (Independence Palace), a landmark in Ho Chi Minh City. This former home of the South Vietnamese president during the Vietnam War became the location of the end of the war when a North Vietnamese tank pushed through the palace gates on April 30, 1975.

    Cholon Visit
    Ho Chi Minh City
    Take in the busy rhythm of daily life in Cholon, the Chinatown of Ho Chi Minh City. Tour the area full of teahouses, pagodas, and people, and learn a little more about the unique culture within the city.

    War Remnants Museum Visit
    Ho Chi Minh City
    Visit the War Remnants Museum, a gut-wrenching but worthwhile experience that includes three storeys of exhibits and military hardware. Learn about the devastation that occurred in Saigon during the Vietnam War, a period that greatly contrasts the joy and liveliness of the Vietnamese people today. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 10 Depart Ho Chi Minh City

    Depart at any time.

    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (Breakfast)

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

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  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of USD 105-140 for food and drinks which are not included in the programme.

  2. Important Notes

    This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 15 passengers, at an average there are 12 passengers travelling on this tour.


  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.

  9. Please note that this tour combines with other G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with G Adventures, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another G Adventures tour, after your trip concludes.

  10. In some major cities in Vietnam, many hotel rooms do not have windows.

  11. There may be a weight restriction for the internal flight on this tour. Each passenger is allowed to carry one checked bag with a maximum weight of 15 kg (33lbs). Additional bags or excess weight charges may apply. These charges are the responsibility of the passengers.


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