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Vietnam Essential Tour 10 Days

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
10 Days
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Vietnam Essential Tour 10 Days

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Vietnam Essential Tour 10 Days

This fantastic school trip takes us in the highlights of beautiful Vietnam. We will fly from city to city enabling us to see as much as possible in 10 days. We start in the bright lights of Ho Chi Minh City, then flying up to Da Nang, transfer to Hoi An, a charming town with fascinating architecture and a laid back atmosphere  before. We will then drive along the coast to Hue, the ancient capital. Fly to stately Hanoi, and then explore the magnificent Halong Bay.

Duration: 10 Days /9 Nights
Start/End: Ho Chi Minh/Hanoi
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi tunnel – Danang – Hoi An – Hue – Hanoi

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 – Ho Chi Minh City Arrival (-/-/D)
On arrival, teachers and student will be welcome and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2 – Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B/-/D)
This morning, start our day by visiting General Post office, Notre Dame Cathedral, former Presidential Palace and War Remnants Museum. Following by that, we have some time shopping in Saigon at Ben Thanh Market. We will then make our way back to the hotel to prepare for dinner.

Day 3 – Ho Chi Minh City – – Cu Chi (B/L/D)
Travel through pleasant countryside; rubber plantations and rice paddies to the Cu Chi tunnels (located 70 kilometers to the northwest of Saigon). On arrival and before entering the tunnels see a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. Following this, starting our exploration of the maze of tunnels (some of which have been widened to allow tourist access). Also on display are various mantraps, the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters, trends, firing post… For those who are interested you may also decide to fire off some rounds, at targets, from the various guns which are available (at a cost of $1 US per bullet!); examples include the American made M-16 or the Russian AK47. Once we are finished at Cu-Chi we will head off for a magnificent lunch and then head off to our hotel.

Day 4 – Ho Chi Minh City – Danang – Hoi An (B/L/D)
This morning, transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport to fly to Danang. Upon arrival, board the coach and head for the enchanting port town of Hoi An. On the way, stop at the famed China Beach (called My Khe Beach in Vietnam). Upon arrival in Hoi An, check in our hotel and have time to wind down and relax, game of beach volley ball or swimming. Later that afternoon we head into Hoi An to explore the charming town. You may choose to have a whole new wardrobe tailored or sit in one of the many coffee shops and soak up the atmosphere. After dinner we will return to our hotel.

Day 5 – Hoi An Cooking Class (B/L/-)
Start today by visit Hoi An’s colourful market to experience the sights, sounds and aromas of this amazing place. During our market experience we will have the opportunity to interact with local sellers and purchase some of the ingredients to be used in our impending cooking lesson. After that we make our way to The Market restaurant where we will learn about some of Hoi An’s and Vietnam’s most well-known dishes. We then begin to cook! The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours with each dish first being demonstrated by the The Market’s master chef before we prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving and plate decoration. After the lesson we will sit down and enjoy what we have just prepared for lunch.
Afternoon at leisure, some may choose to swim and lay by the pool; others will enjoy organised games of volleyball or football…

Day 6 – Hoi An to Hue (B/L/D)
After breakfast today we will drive over the scenic Hai Van Pass to Hue, which was the imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty. Upon arrival in Hue, having lunch then take a boat trip along the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda and then the UNESCO World Heritage listed Royal Tomb of Tu Duc.

Day 7 – Hue – Hanoi (B/L/D)
In the morning, we will spend some time at the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden Purple City. After lunch, farewell Hue and transfer to the airport for our flight to Hanoi (Afternoon flight).

Day 8 – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
This morning, Depart Hanoi for Halong Bay, travel through the lush Red River Delta en route to a World Heritage area of outstanding beauty. Upon arrival we will board our private boat and spend the next 4 hours cruising around this secluded bay which has been referred to as the 8th Natural Wonder of the World. Whilst cruising we will feast on a seafood extravaganza for lunch, explore forgotten caves and have the opportunity to canoe or swim from the boat. Later that afternoon we will board the bus and head back to Hanoi for dinner. After dinner we will spend some time perusing the local markets in the hope of snapping up a bargain.

Day 9 Hanoi City (B/L/D)
This morning, start a new day by visiting Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, his house on Stilts, outside of Presidential Palace. Continue to head off for lunch. Lunch today will be at K.O.T.O restaurant. After lunch, embark on a one hour cyclo ride around the old quarter. The old quarter was once the heart of Hanoi and is still an unbelievable sensory overload; its bustling functionality will astound all first time visitors. Following this we visit the infamous Hanoi ‘Hilton’ prison and then head back to our Hotel to get ready for an early dinner. After dinner, enjoy watch a unique Water Puppet show and then head back to the hotel.

Day 10 Hanoi Departure (B/-/-)
Enjoy some leisure time in Hanoi in order to do some last minute shopping. Your arrangements conclude today with a departure transfer.

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1. You must have booked and paid your deposit for travel dates that are at least 1 to 3 months in the future. This just gives us time to promote the trip and find other people to join you.

2. Create Your Own Date for this tour applies for bookings of two or more people only. If you are a solo traveller we can do our best to get a group for the dates you choose but we cannot guarantee standard pricing until we achieve a minimum of 2 people

3. This offer is subject to availability. In peak season we may not have the capability to add tour dates to our already busy schedule..

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As our price is set according to the length of itinerary and the detailed program given, we can make changes in this tour to help you keep your budget.
Below are some possible changes to make your tour fit better in your budget
we can customize this tour with shorter duration
some activities and tours can be in a group and non-private.
We can look into lower budget hotel for you without compromising the quality.
We can change the itinerary that fits your expectation and budget requirement.

How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

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How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

HIGHER BUDGET THAN THIS?

Budget higher than $(This Price) in per person?

Vietnam and Indochina has the utmost luxury hotels and other tour facilities to cater to your budget. For a budget higher than the one stated, we can make some of the following modification to your program based on your request.
Flights in Business or First Class flight (compared with Economy flight).
More luxury hotels/cruises or more luxury rooms in the same hotel/cruise. Standards of accommodation.
Longer stay at certain city based on your request.
Extra service or extra meals.
If you want to stay longer…
There are so many ways to extend your time in Vietnam and Indochina. Once you arrive, you won’t want to leave!
Make extra trip to Phu Quoc or Con Dao, two of our most beautiful islands. Etc…
Stay longer on your cruise trip to Halong Bay. Etc…
Stay extra days and relax at beachside resort. Etc…
Spend more time visiting northern mountain province.

How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

What’s included?

  • Good A/C transportation (van or bus depend on group size)
  • English tour guide/s (Other language upon requested)
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Boat trip in Halong Bay: 3 boats – 4 hour cruising
  • Boat trip on Perfume River in Hue
  • Entrance fees and permits at sightseeing spots
  • Cooking class in Hoi An
  • Cyclo tour in Hanoi: 1 hour
  • Water Puppet show in Hanoi: 1 hour

What’s excluded?

  • Other Airfares and taxes
  • Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visas and visa fees.
  • Entrance fees and permits during free time
  • Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
  • Personal expenses such as Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills.
  • Tips and gratuities

Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent accommodation

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