Best of 8 Days Vietnam Today's Vietnam is a paradox living in the limbo of the existing and the new. Each and every day, this resilient S-shaped land is wrestling to keep the centuries-old way of theirs of life living while trying to adapt to the modern world. From its ancient treasures to glitzy skyscrapers, from the tired countryside to the vibrant city life, from bewitching mountainous spectacles to ethereal seascapes, the large variety of Vietnam tends to make every trip a rewarding experience. Apart from the backbone four H's: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, the verdant Mekong Delta is also one of the very best holiday destinations in Vietnam. In the span of 8 days Vietnam, you'll be shown a Vietnam through the prism of a local for to witness the living, breathing masterpiece that she is. Highlights: [*]Explore Hanoi, the 1,000-year-old capital city of Vietnam.[*]Luxury cruise through the thousands of emerald islets of Halong Bay.[*]Discover the Hoi An Ancient Port Town.[*]Relax on some of the best beaches in Asia.[*]Explore the cosmopolitan city of Saigon and the Cu Chi Tunnels.[*]Delve into the Mekong Delta to visit its signature water coconut forests. Day 1: Hanoi Arrival Meals: NA – Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Xin Chao! Welcome to Hanoi, the classic capital of Vietnam. Upon your arrival, our tour guide will transfer you to the hotel of yours within the city center. In the evening, benefit from a city tour visiting several of the main attractions in Hanoi like Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, Hanoi Opera House, and St. Joseph Church. Day 2: Hanoi City Tour Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi. As the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi certainly has a great many to provide the visitors of its, with its beautifully balanced blend of cultural, historical and natural spectacles. Today you have a whole day to enjoy the capital of Vietnam. Pay a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex; starting with Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum in the middle of monumental Ba Dinh Square which houses the embalmed entire body of the late Vietnam communist leader, followed by the Presidential Palace and Ho Chi Minh's stilt house in the garden at the back, and the neighboring diminutive One Pillar Pagoda - a symbol of Hanoi. A little further southwest is the tranquil Temple of Literature - the first university in Vietnam, inviting quiet contemplation. You'll in addition get to explore West Lake, 15km in circumference, addressing a sizable part of Hanoi and offering colorful Vietnamese life screens with visually designed temples scattered there and here such as Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple, fishermen casting their fish rods and nets, and also Western-oriented cafes and bars. Return the existing Quarter right at the center of Hanoi and take a rickshaw drive along its signature tree-shaded streets, mustard yellow French colonial rentals with green shutters, and civic structure landmarks. You will pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, framed by winsome flame trees, in the process. Enjoy a geniun Water Puppet Show, the proudest and most complex conventional folk art of the country. Day 3: Hanoi-Ha Long Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner – Accommodation: On Cruise Prescribed as among the world Heritage Site in 1994, Halong Bay is unquestionably among the best vacation destinations in Vietnam. After getting picked up from your hotel, you'll be transferred by van/car to Ha Long Bay at 12:00. Upon arrival in Ha Long Bay, you will be welcomed aboard and enjoy lunch while weaving through many islands and also islets towering over and shown from the emerald waters of Halong Bay. After lunch, take a short trek to a nearby summit for an aerial view of the bay peppered with golden sails, after which go on to a quiet beach for a few swimming or kayaking, or just simply return to the ship and also sunbathe on the sundeck, whatever tickles your fancy. Later in the evening, pay a visit to some tranquil fishing village to interact with fishermen who have inhabited the bay for nearly three generations. Go back on board and have a drink on the sun deck while can enjoy drinks while basking in the marvelous sunset. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight on the junk. Day 4: Ha Long – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoi An Meal: Breakfast/Brunch – Accommodation: On Cruise Today, you are going to continue to sail around Ha Long Bay. Get up early to join a Tai Chi lesson along with other passengers on the sun deck, or simply ingest the gorgeous perspective of limestone destinations, charming shorelines, along with incredible grottos unfurl right before the eyes of yours. After breakfast, you will visit a dazzling karst grotto and then go back to the boat for a last glimpse of Halong Bay's fine spectacle as you cruise back to the dock. Your tour guide will wait for you at the dock and transfer you to the resort within the community center of Hanoi. 12:00 - 16:30: Transfer to Hanoi for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, your driver and guide will meet you and take you to the hotel of yours in Hoi An. Day 5: Hoi An Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An Like Halong Bay, Hoi An ancient Town is in addition among the best vacation destinations in Vietnam, but with a completely different appeal. When a major entrepot in Southeast Asia from the 15th century to nineteen century, harboring overseas traders from Arab, Poland, Japan, Nederlands, France, and China, this lovely quaint town possesses a beguiling hotpot of architectures and cultures. In the morning, you will go back in period with a trip to My Son Sanctuary, likewise known as "the Angkor Wat of Vietnam" - a cultural heritage recognized by UNESCO in 1999. The magnificent capital of the once-thriving Champa Kingdom with multiple Hindu temples devoted to the god Shiva, unfortunately, is now a cluster of ruins due to age and bombing, standing as being a witness to the glorious bygone era. Later in the afternoon, you will take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding alleyways seeing some well-preserved historical sites including Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year classic Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. And then, there will be time that is free for you to shop or relax. You are going to stay overnight in Hoi An. Day 6 Hoi An – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City In the early morning, you'll be transferred to Danang Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Today's highlight is going to be a city tour to most prominent landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City. You are going to stop at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral - established in the late 1880s, accompanied by a visit to the Old Post Office. Afterwards, you are able to contemplate Vietnam War exhibits in the War Remnants Museum, as well as fall by the Independence Palace - symbolizing the reunification of Vietnam. Visit China Town and Ben Thanh Market, where numerous Souvenirs and vietnamese food can be found. Day 7: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch – Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon The Mekong Delta, with its exotic water civilization and luxuriant fluvial landscapes with sprawling rice paddies, is blooming as one of the most effective holiday destinations in Vietnam, guaranteeing you an immersive experience. Our tour guide and driver will meet you at the hotel of yours and help you move to Cai Be Floating Market. Take a cruise amongst local barges piled up with produce that is fresh, pay a call to some nearby workshops, and enjoy lunch under the great shade of An Binh Island's lush orchards. In the evening, hop on a sampan as well as venture into the countryside as well as experience the floating, breathing work of art that she's. As you glide through the narrow canals, take in the tranquillity of the surroundings and lose yourself in the labyrinth of water arteries, luxurious orchards, exuberant mangrove vegetation, along with velvety rice fields. Stop at a nursery garden to enjoy local farmers raise their world-famous produce. Your cruise concludes in Vinh Long. The driver of yours will be waiting for you at the dock to help you move back to Saigon City center. Day 8 Departure Ho Chi Minh City Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: NA After breakfast at the hotel, you will be free until our guide is to choose you up and transfer you to the terminal to catch your scheduled flight. Your exploration of the best vacation destinations in Vietnam ends with these. Thank you and bon voyage! [*]IncludedHotel in twin/double sharing room basis with daily breakfastTransfer by air-conditioned private carMeal as mentionedEntrance fees, boat trips and excursionsExcellent English speaking guideDomestic flight ticket[*]Not IncludedTravel InsuranceInternational air ticketsDrinks, Tipping,VisaPersonal expensesOthers not mentioned nor specified above Contact TOP VIETNAM TRAVEL for best price of 8 Day Vietnam tour.