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Water - Puper - Show
Activities: Arrival in Hanoi with time to relax, visit the Old Quarter and enjoy the Water Puppet Show before a welcome dinner in a local restaurant.
Starting your Vietnam Tour Package with your arrival in Hanoi.
Our local guide will meet you at Noi Bai International Airport and take you to your city center for hotel check-in.
In the afternoon, You will take a stroll with our guide through the Old Quarter - the centuries-old district in Hanoi with its 36 bustling streets. You can experience e local life here and shop for traditional handicrafts.
After that, we will experience one of Vietnam’s unique Vietnam traditional arts – The Water Puppet Show before enjoying a welcome dinner in a local restaurant. You will stay overnight in Hanoi for the first night of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary.
Notes: Hotel rooms may not be ready until 14:00 but an early check-in may be available wit a surcharge. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Activities: Visit Hanoi’s main sights including the Ho Chi Minh Complex and Temple of Literature, followed by either the Hoa Lo Prison museum or the Ethnology Museum, and a walk around the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake.
Day 2 of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary, you will visit Hanoi City Tour.
Hanoi City Tour is important for you to understand about Hanoi and it is useful for the people are keen on the history and culture of Vietnam. With Vietnam Tour 7 Days you will visit the most attractive Hanoi destinations to know more about our people and culture.
08.30 AM: Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and take on a tour of all of the must-see sights in Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (closed on Mondays and Fridays), Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda – with its unique architecture and tranquil garden. We will then head to the thousand-year-old Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first University and a symbol of the importance of learning..
In the afternoon, we will visit either the Ethnology Museum, where you can learn about the costumes, culture and daily life of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam or Hoa Lo prison – known as Hanoi Hilton by American pilots when they were imprisoned there. Many high-ranking men in Vietnam were imprisoned there in the past, as well as the American Senator John McCain who was shot down over Hanoi during the Vietnam War.
We will end the afternoon with a visit to Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake) - a wonderful place for you to enjoy fresh air - and the Old Quarter.
The evening is free for you to enjoy dinner in a restaurant of your choice. Overnight in the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Notes: Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is usually closed from September to November for annual maintenance but if that is the case we can still walk around the outside.
Activities: Cruise in Halong Bay and overnight on board.
Halong Bay will your destination and that is the most highlighted of this Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary.
After breakfast in the hotel, our driver and guide will pick you up to take you to Halong Bay - the magical World Heritage Site. The drive takes about 3.5 hours. On arrival, board the ship and complete the check-in formalities. You will be served with a welcome drink and a special lunch on board.
In the afternoon, depending on the boat’s itinerary, you will have time to enjoy sightseeing or a visit to one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay – Amazing cave - go kayaking among the limestone islets, or just relax on board. From the boat, you get a wonderful, close-up view of the bay’s dramatic limestone islands.
In the evening, we will anchor among the karst formations. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Activities: Explore the stunning caves of Halong Bay. Return to Hanoi for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City
Start your day with Tai Chi (a Chinese system of physical exercises) and a chance to photograph the memorable sunrise over the karst formations. Enjoy breakfast while the boat cruises slowly through magnificent rocks on the way back to the harbour.
You will have lunch before disembarking for finishing your Halong Bay 1 night cruise.
Our driver and local guide will then take you back to Hanoi for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City, which takes just over 2 hours. On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be welcomed by our driver who will be waiting for you at Ho Chi Minh Airport and will take you to the city centre for hotel check-in.
The rest of the day is at leisure, giving you the chance to relax or explore this bustling city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Cu Chi Tunnels
Activities: Visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels to discover the amazing complex of underground tunnels. Then a walk around the city’s main landmarks such as the Saigon Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market
Day 5 of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary will start at around 8.00 AM for visiting Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh City Tour.
08.00 AM: Your guide and driver will pick you up and take you to the Cu Chi Tunnels, about 55 kilometres from the city centre. This amazing complex of underground tunnels was once used for military practice and as a refuge from the pursuing enemy. We will have lunch in a local house.
We will then return to Ho Chi Minh City to visit its magnificent historic sites, including the Saigon Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Central Post Office. Finally, we will stop off at Ben Thanh Market. where you can buy some souvenirs for family and friends.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Cai Be market
Activities: Enjoy one of the best highlights of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary. Relax on a boat trip through the Mekong Delta with a chance to explore the scenery by bike or from the boat.
Day 6 of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary will be the highlight of Southern Vietnam Tour and whole your trip with the Mekong Boat Trip.
Visiting the Mekong Delta, you will "escape" the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the fresh air of paddy fields, orchards, and farms. We start with a short trip on the Tien River – in a traditional Mekong Delta boat, passing some fish farms on the way that gives an insight into the daily life of the local people. We will stop to visit a cocoa farmer’s house, where you will have a chance to learn more about planting, harvesting, fermenting and drying the cocoa beans before they are sold on the market. For every tourist, the opportunity to experience local life at first hand is an unforgettable experience.
We will then visit the lush coconut plantations and orchards where you will have the chance to enjoy different fruits and discover how the farmers produce their famous fruit and vegetables. We will stop for a refreshment break at a local pagoda followed by lunch in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will return to Ho Chi Minh City where you will have the rest of the day at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Ben Thanh market
Activities: At leisure before departure.
Before we collect you for your departure flight, you can relax in the hotel or continue to explore the city on your own.
Our driver will pick you up to take you to the airport for your flight back home or on to your next destination. Your Best Vietnam Tour 7 Days ends.
Notes: Normally we will pick you up 3 hours before departure time in the case of international flights and 2 hours before departure for domestic flights but we need to remain flexible depending on the traffic and other conditions. The collection time will be included in the detailed itinerary and confirmed on the day before departure.
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A mere 2-minute walk from Hoan Kiem Lake and a 3-minute drive from Dong Xuan and the weekend night market lies the lavish Gondola Hotel. Along with the open-plan communal areas like the restaurant and the rooftop bar, The Gondola Hotel features rooms with windows affording either lake or city views. Every room features effective air conditioning and a safety deposit box for your comfort and security. For working or relaxing, the accompanying lounging area comes complete with a desk and a flat-screen TV, while the en suite bathrooms come with either a bathtub or shower option.The Gondola Hotel is your home base for travelling around Vietnam. We are located just 10 minutes from Hanoi’s central Train Station and about 35 minutes from Noi Bai International Airport via car. The tour desk at the Gondola Hotel provides you with reliable information as well as the convenience of ticket buying and tour booking services. Motorbikes and cars are also available to rent from the hotel. Return back to the Gondola Hotel after a day of activities to a soothing massage, or head upstairs to our rooftop bar to enjoy a drink and the panoramic views of the city at sunset. The Gondola Restaurant provides a great mix of Vietnamese and European food throughout the day.
The amenities at the Boss Legend Hotel make it one of the more unique hotels in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Boss Legend Hotel is one of the hotels to feature an outdoor swimming pool and our many services include event banquets, a fully equipped gym and a relaxing sauna and spa, perfect for leisure and business travellers alike. Its central location puts you in close touch with some of Hanoi’s best attractions – Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, while just slightly further afar lies Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the Temple of Literature. The Boss Legend Hotel features 80 stately rooms, from comfortable City View suites to the palatial Presidential Suite.
The finest of Hanoi’s hotel accommodation awaits. The Hotel De L’Opera MGallery Collection, is the embodiment of the class, prestige and international recognition of Hanoi, our phoenix from the ashes of Vietnam’s past. Situated on Trang Tien Street, a mere minute’s walk to Hoan Kiem Lake, the Water Puppet Theatre and the opulent Trang Tien Plaza, you will enjoy the finest that Hanoi has to offer, both inside and outside the hotel. At Hotel De L’Opera, you will bear witness to the top level of Hanoi’s wonderful hospitality, available to you at any time of the day throughout 107 beautifully appointed bedrooms. Between the marble lobby and exquisite indoor courtyard, you will receive the warmest of welcomes, before finding the deep shades of elegance draped across your room. The gorgeous indoor pool, well-equipped gym and professional spa are some of the added benefits of a stay with Hotel De L’Opera. Our priority is your satisfaction, to which end our staff will work tirelessly. You will receive nothing but a 5-star service through La Fee Verte, our beautiful bar, Café Lautrec and our resplendent Satine Restaurant.
“V’Spirit” is short for “Vietnamese Spirit” – a national philosophy advocating warm hospitality to guests, which is what we can guarantee you on one of our Halong Bay Deluxe Cruises. The crew members that you will meet are professionally trained and experienced, committing themselves to show you the true meaning of V’Spirit.We have three wooden junk boats in our fleet designed in traditional Vietnamese style, yet loaded with contemporary amenities. Each of our deluxe cabins includes sea-view windows and a modern bathroom, with large, comfortable beds and plenty of extra space. Upstairs, you will find a classy restaurant where you will taste some of the best food available in Vietnam. The sundeck and the bar are fantastic places for meeting people and catching amazing views of the magnificent Halong Bay.As possibly the biggest highlight of any Vietnam Tour, Halong Bay is awaiting your discovery and V’Spirit is thrilled to be there with you. Our excellent customer service means that you can focus on the beauty all around you while we take care of everything else. As one of the top recommendations on Tripadvisor, we are proud to call ourselves one of the best Halong Bay Cruises and hope to have the fantastic time with your family, friends or have a great honeymoon time in otherworldly Halong Bay.
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As the first 5-star cruise ship in Halong Bay, The Aphrodite Cruise; named for the Greek goddess of love and beauty; fittingly serves its purpose with a luxurious service designed to help you get the most out of this romantic region. With 17 cabins in four different classes, you are sure to find the same bountiful pleasure you would expect from any 5-star service; from 100% cotton sheets to a 32-inch television and beyond. 17 to 22 square metres of space per cabin means that you will have the time and space to unwind at your leisure.The Aphrodite Cruise makes your family trips, solo travels, friends trips, or honeymoon time to Halong Bay one of the utmost splendour. Whether you are on the gorgeous open-air sundeck, in the lavish dining room, or in a state of bliss in the Jacuzzi or sauna, our staff are trained to provide a world-class service befitting of a world-class destination.Our dedication to the protection of Halong Bay’s fragile environment is what sets us apart from other tours. We are thorough in our recycling efforts and encourage our customers to take a similar approach.
Reaching high to match the beautiful city skyline of Ho Chi Minh City, the Signature Saigon Hotel is a central 3-star hotel with comfortable amenities and occasional flecks of the luxurious. This well-lit and heartily decorated hotel provides convenience and comfort throughout its 72 rooms spanning four different accommodation options, all wonderfully adorned and consisting of relaxing amenities such as cushioned seated areas and jacuzzi bathtubs.With Ben Thanh Market just 100m away, the Signature Saigon Hotel is one of the most centrally located hotels in Ho Chi Minh City. From here, you can enjoy easy and quick access to some of Saigon’s best sites, including Bui Vien Walking Street (1km away), Independence Palace (1km away) and the War Remnants Museum (1.5km away). Aside from tourist attractions, the hotel is located within an area known for its plethora of food and drink options, though both can also be enjoyed in the comfort of our well-equipped dining room.
Standing tall in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, the Eden Star Saigon Hotel is composed of luxury marble, elegant hardwood and a warm, chocolate décor throughout its choice of seven accommodation options. Large windows flood our spacious rooms with natural light, illuminating comfortable furnishings, gorgeous décor and the splash of the luxurious through Jacuzzis, freestanding bathtubs, king-sized beds and even massage chairs.Deep in the heart of District 1, you will enjoy the convenience of a prime location within Ho Chi Minh City, with all of its attractions within easy reach of the Eden Star Saigon Hotel. Views of the beautiful Hung King Monument and its surrounding park are constant on one side of the hotel, while the Independence Palace and War Remnants Museum stand just beyond it. Restaurants, cafes and bars abound around the nearby vicinity of the hotel, but ultimate convenience and accessibility can be granted by our own luxurious dining and drinking establishments, along with a swimming pool, spa and gym within the Eden Star Saigon Hotel.
Steeped in modern history through its vital role played during the Vietnam War, the Rex Hotel Saigon carries a certain class and prestige unparalleled by other hotels in Ho Chi Minh City. The fine blend of ancient Vietnamese elegance set among modern Western convenience is a philosophy that provides you with a highly comfortable stay, but one that also keeps us in touch with our ancestral roots. This is most evident in our rooms, where you will find a highly compatible décor amidst ostentatious furnishings, all amounting to a piece of Saigon accommodation draped in fine style.Outside the rooms, the numerous facilities of the Rex Hotel Saigon keep you entertained and provide excellent refreshment for your time with us. Our Rooftop Bar Garden crowns the entire hotel with sweeping views over glittering Ho Chi Minh City, while two restaurants, two swimming pools, a gym, tennis court, spa, and a unique vertical garden space complete the hotel with a decadent flourish.Our location right next to the central City Hall puts the Rex Hotel Saigon squarely in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City. Exiting the hotel, you will find yourself on Nguyen Hue Walking Street, while Ben Thanh Market lies just about 500m away. Independence Palace and the War Remnants Museum can be reached in under 1km, and the nightlife centre of the city, Bui Vien street, in under 2km.