Amazing Vietnam Diwali Tour 8 days
You will begin in charming Hanoi, Vietnam’s artistic and intellectual capital.
This Hanoi and Halong Bay trip is designed for travelers who seek to explore Hanoi city life with a guide who help you choose among the many options available to you before escaping to Halong Bay with a marvelous boat trip cruising on one of “The New Seven Wonders of the World”. Then spend the sparkling night at Hoi An lantern town & drop the light candle flower on the river as a new way to celebrate your Diwali festival abroad.
Next, fly to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), the country’s commercial center and home to a growing number of upscale restaurants and shops. Enjoy day tour of Saigon and the Mekong Delta, you will discover the delights of the city formerly known as Saigon, along with a private local guide. You will have the benefit of seeing the city and exploring the villages of the Mekong Delta, with its rice paddies and amazing canals through the eyes of your experienced native guide.
- Experiencedlocal Englishspeaking guides
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
- All private roundtrip transportation with air-con
- In-tour flight, economy class with departure tax: Hanoi- Da Nang -HCMC
- Accommodations shared in Triple rooms
- Meals as stated in the itinerary excluded drinks
- Ha Long Bay private 4-hour day cruise with Lunch on board
- All sightseeing tickets & boat trips as mentioned
- Tissues and water on van
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- International flights with departure taxes if any
- Surcharge for overweight luggage if any
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Early check-in & late check-out charges if any
- Travel insurance
- Beverage & Meals not mentioned
- Peak season or public holidays surcharge if any
- Vietnam pre-approval letter for Indian passport holders: US$ 12 per person
- Vietnam visa stamp US$ 25 & 02 passport photos per person
- Tipping & Other services not mentioned above.
Day 1 Hanoi
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be greeted by our tour guide & driver & transfer to your hotel in city centre. Free at your leisure time to relax. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2 Hanoi city tour (B)
Breakfast at hotel. You will start visiting first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake. Visit Ho Chi Minh’s complex included his mausoleum (outside only), the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father, walking along Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived and worked from 1958 to 1969. Visit One-Pillar Pagoda – the one modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi city.
Afternoon, you will visit History Museum is housed in an elegant building from the 1930s and includes exhibits spanning the entirety of Vietnam's history including prehistory, proto-Vietnamese civilizations, the Dong Son Culture, the Oc-Eo Culture and the Khmer Kingdoms.You will visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc son temple the focal point of the city. Enjoy a traditional water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3 Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B/L)
You will be met at your hotel at 7:30am, then you will enjoy a 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay via the Red River Delta. Once at Halong City, Cruise through the most beautiful place of the bay with the famous islets such as Cock Fighting, Dinh Huong islets …while enjoying a sumptuous local seafood lunch on boat. Cruise through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors, visit Thien Cung Cave. After a 4 hour navigation, you will go back to the harbor for a drive back to your hotel in Hanoi. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi – flight to Da Nang – Hoi An (B)
Breakfast at hotel & check-out. Transfer to airport for morning flight to Da Nang.
Upon arrival in Da Nang, transfer to your hotel in Hoi An for check-in. You will enjoy a half day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200 year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. Late afternoon you will enjoy the short boat trip on the river to enjoy Hoi An’s lantern light & drop the light candle flower on the river before transfer back to your hotel for overnight.
Day 5 : Hoi An – My Son Holyland (B)
Day 6 : Da Nang - flight to Ho Chi Minh – City tour (B)
Breakfast in the hotel & check-out. Transfer to airport for boarding morning flight to HCMC. Upon arrival in HCMC, you will begin your urban experience in bustling Saigon, the country's commercial center and home to a growing number of upscale shops.
Afternoon, you will begin your urban experience in bustling Saigon, the country's commercial center and home to a growing number of upscale shops. Visit the Reunification Palace, War Remnant Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office - one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture remain & Ben Thanh market. Transfer back to hotel for relax. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 7 : Mekong Delta Excursion (B)
The Mekong Delta is the southernmost region of Vietnam. It is often referred to as the rice bowl of Vietnam as it produces three crops of rice per year. The fertile Mekong Delta is also famous for its tropical fruits and flowers.
Leave HCMC for My Tho where you board a private local boat for a leisurely cruise along the river past stilt houses & fruit plantations. Continue by boat to Tan Thanh in Ben Tre, and board a hand-rowed sampan to float along natural canals shaded by coconut trees, then sample seasonal fruit and honey tea accompanied by locals performing Southern Vietnamese folk music.
Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, try the delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh Departure (B)
|Cities||Hotels List||Room Type|
|Superior Category / 3-star hotel|
|Hanoi||Hanoi Imperial Hotel||Superior|
|Medalion Hanoi Hotel||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||Huong Hai Deluxe Junk||Deluxe Cabin|
|Dragon Pearl Junk||Deluxe Cabin|
|Hue Heritage hotel||Deluxe Garden view|
|Hoi An||Ancient House River Resort||Deluxe Garden view|
|Ho Chi Minh||Signature Saigon hotel||Deluxe|
|Palace Saigon hotel||Signature Superior|
|First Class Category / 4-star hotel|
|Hanoi||Sunway Hotel Hanoi||Superior|
|Silk Path hotel||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||Halong Pelican Cruise||Deluxe Cabin|
|Hoi An||Hoi An Beach Resort & Spa||Deluxe riverview|
|Hoi An Boutique Resort||Superior|
|Ho Chi Minh||Liberty Central Hotel||Deluxe|
|Deluxe Category / 5-star hotel|
|Hanoi||Intercontinental Westlake Hanoi||Superior|
|Hotel De L’Opera Hanoi||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||Emperor Cruises||Royal Suite|
|Hoi An||Palm Garden Beach Resort & Spa||Deluxe Oceanview|
|Golden Sand Resort & Spa||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh||Caravelle Hotel Saigon||Deluxe|
|Sofitel Plaza Hotel Saigon||Superior|
|Luxury Category / Luxury 5-star hotel|
|Hanoi||Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi||Grand Luxury|
|Halong Bay||Emperor Cruises||Signature Suite|
|Hoi An||The Nam Hai resort||One bedroom villa|
|Ho Chi Minh||Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel||Park room|