Tour Code: EWH
Duration: 11 days/10 nights
Destination: Hanoi – Halong –Bac Ninh - Hue- Hoian –Dalat- Hochiminh City
Musical Shows: Ca tru (Hanoi), Quan ho( Bac Ninh), Mua Roi (Water Puppet-Hanoi,) Nha Nhac ( Hue), Cong Chieng ( Dalat)
Accommodation: Hotels and Cruises
Transportation: Car, Airplane, Cruise
Finish: Hochiminh City
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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)
Welcome to Vietnam, this Vietnam culture vacation is designed in focus on visiting heritages in Vietnam.Today, on arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, our tour guide will greet and transfer you by private car through the city to your hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy 1 hour rickshaw ride to the Old Quarter. In the evening, you will enjoy welcomed dinner at local restaurant with authentic Vietnamese cuisines. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Thang Long Imperial Citadel - Ca Tru (B, L)
After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy morning tour to Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s House on Stilt and One Pillar Pagoda, then visit Temple Of Literature where you can enjoy a short calligraphy lesson. Next is Vietnam National Museum of Ethnology, the attractive collection of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Enjoy lunch at Cha Ca La Vong Restaurant which is listed in the travel book “1000 places to see before you die”. After having lunch, make your way to Hoan Kiem Lake for Ngoc son Temple, Imperial Citadel of Thang Long recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site in 2010 and then Quoc Tu Giam recognized as The World Heritage by UNESCO in 2010. In the evening you will be entertained with Ca tru. ‘Ca Tru’, also known as “hat a dao” or “hat noi” (ceremonial singing) which dates back to the 15 th century, has also been listed among 12 intangible global cultural heritage traditions by UNESCO in 2010. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Today, Leaving Hanoi by road for Halong Bay, the world natural heritage site in 1994, enjoy drive though the rural area with scenic view of rice paddy field in the Red River Delta. You may be lucky enough to see cows or pigs on motor bike or Vietnamese kids ridding on water buffalo. After 3 hours driving, check in Vietnamese wooden junk. Journey along the spectacular limestone islands through floating villages while having sea food lunch, then disembark to visit 'Sung Sot' or “Surprising Cave”, one of the most imposing grottoes of the Bay. Next stop is Titop Island where you could swim or climb up to the top for panoramic view of the bay. In the evening, you will be delighted by candle light dinner on board with sea food. Overnight on board in Ha long Bay.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Quan Ho(Bac Ninh) – Roi Nuoc (Water Puppet) (B, L)
A breakfast will be served in the restaurant with the combination of western style and local one. Experience the Bay up close and personal with a leisure sampan tour to “Hang Luon” or “Lagoon Cave” allows you to see flora and fauna system of Catba National Park, then continue to Halong City. Enjoy the last seafood meal and disembark. In the afternoon, go to Bac ninh for listening to Quan Ho recognized in 2009 by UNESCO. And then, go back to Hanoi. In the evening, you will be entertained with Water Puppet Performance and Vietnamese traditional music at Thang Long Water Puppet. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi- Nha Nhac (Hue) (B)
After your breakfast, leave Hanoi for the city of Hue, the former imperial capital by the airport. Upon arrival in Hue, welcomed and transferred to the hotel. The morning tour leads you to Dong Ba Market, the biggest market in Hue and the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum and the King Minh Mang Tomb, the King Khai Dinh Tomb. In the afternoon, you will be entertained with Nha Nhac recognized in 2005 by UNESCO as Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. In the evening, the special treat is royal dinner at restaurant owned by first class of Mandarin’s daughter. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue- Danang - Hoian(B)
After your breakfast, leave Hue to Hoian. On the way, visit the Cham Museum and drive over the 'Pass of Ocean and Clouds'. Then enjoy a walking tour to Japanese Covered - Bridge, Phung Hung Ancient House, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall and Chua Ong Pagoda. Have lunch at local restaurant with traditional food. In the afternoon, enjoy peaceful boat ride along the Thu Bon River to Thanh Ha Ceramic village. The balance of the day is. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 7: Hoian - My Son (B)
After your breakfast, go to My Son- the imperial city of the Champa Empire. My Son holy site is a complex of more than 70 temples and towers were built by Indian school teacher with a brick and stone nung sa th?ch throughout more than 1000 years to worship the gods of protection for the king of the Kingdom of Champa. UNESCO labeled the Cham architecture in My Son as a World Cultural Heritage Site in1999. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 8: Hoian- Danang-Dalat (B)
After your breakfast, it is for relaxation in Cua Dai Beach or to join cooking class in Hoian where you can find the best Vietnamese cooking techniques and spices. After lunch, go to Danang International airport for a short flight (1 hour) to Dalat. The evening is at leisure. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 9: Dalat – Cong Chieng(B)
Today we take a half day trip to entertain Cong Chieng Show. On 25/11/2005 "Culture of chieng ethnic Tay Nguyen - Vietnam" UNESCO would be recognized as a masterpiece heritage of non-physical world. Chieng is the type of unique art of ethnic minorities Tay Nguyen region, was generated and linked to community life of the nation. After luch, visit Tuyen Lam Lake, Truc Lam Zen Monastery, former Emperor Bao Dai, the old Dalat Railway Station, Xuan Huong Lake, Valley of Love, and Flower Garden City. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 10: Dalat-Hochiminh (B)
Breakfast at the hotel then take the short flight to dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, followed by an orientation visit to the former Presidential Palace, the War Remnants Museum, the colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office, the afternoon tour leads you to Cho Lon Quarter or “Big Market” area where major trading activities take place and History Museum. Let’s experience true southern hospitality this evening with a candlelight dinner at local restaurant with southern taste and a walking tour in city center for New Year’s concerts and join local for traditional activities. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 11: Hochiminh Depature (B/-/-)
You are free for leisure or shopping until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for onward flight or domestic extension. thank you for joining our Vietnam culture vacation and wish you had a wonderful vacation to Vietnam and sweet departure.Price: Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for price and useful information.