Highlights of Vietnam

5 Nights / 6 Days | 1 Country / 4 Cities

Highlights of Vietnam

5 Nights / 6 Days - 1 Country / 4 Cities

Hanoi (2N)/Halong Bay (1N)/Saigon (2N)

  • Cruise
  • Akbar Recommended
  • Family with Kids Friendly

Starting Price Per Adult

AED 2,171

Hanoi (2N)/Halong Bay (1N)/Saigon (2N)

  • Cruise
  • Akbar Recommended
  • Family with Kids Friendly
  • From City

  • Price Category

  • Rooms & Guests 02 Adults

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • MORNING

    Arrive in Hanoi. Hanoi City Tour

  • day 2

  • MORNING

    Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay.

  • EVENING

    Overnight Halong Bay Cruise

  • day 3

  • FULL DAY

    Transfer to Hanoi

  • day 4

  • MORNING

    Transfer to Hanoi Airport for flight to Saigon (on own).

  • NOON

    Afternoon Saigon City Tour

  • day 5

  • NOON

    Half Day Excursion of Cu Chi Tunnels

  • day 6

  • MORNING

    Departure from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh)

Day 1

| Hanoi

Welcome to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the local tour guide and transfer to downtown. Check in your hotel. Afternoon, visit Ba Dinh Square – the biggest square in Hanoi where all the biggest cultural, political events of the cities, especially demonstrations, take place. Start our visit at the Complex of Ho Chi Minh including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (from outside only as it closes in the afternoon), Ho Chi Minh’s house-on-stilts, his fish pond and the One-Pillar Pagoda. Then, the Temple of Literature which is considered as the first university of Vietnam. Later, we have an overall view of the capital by cyclo in 1 hour, which wanders around the Old Quarter of Hanoi and the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). From here wandering on the narrow streets of the Old Quarter to experience the daily life of the local people. Transfer back to your hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2

| Hanoi

Breakfast at hotel then check out. At 9am, head East for 3 hours driving to Halong Bay, the pride of the Gulf of Tonkin, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994 and 2006. The road will pass by theRed River delta with green paddy fields and rural villages, where hard-work farmers are busy with their

farming jobs, ploughing buffaloes or planting seedling. Upon arrival in Halong, check in the overnight cruise to discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After a lunch on board, we can visit the Grottos, stop for swimming or kayaking, passing floating houses and approach islets to enjoy their beauty in close distance. Back to the Package Tours & Travel Services in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia & Myanmar cruise, enjoy cooking demonstration before having dinner. Evening attend activities on the boat or relax at your own leisure. Overnight on the cruise.

Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 3

| Halong Bay

You should wake up early to enjoy the dawn on the sea in the early morning. The Vietnamese call the "East Sea" by a point-oriented name "Eastern Sea", so you may guess how miraculous seeing the sunrise over the islets of the Bay. After breakfast our boat will continue to cruise in marvelous areas, where almost each islet

has its own name, adopting its shape or reminiscent like Sail Island, Fisherman’s head rock, Butterfly rock or Turtle islet etc. Check out your room and have brunch on board while the cruise coming back the pier. Disembark from the cruise, transfer back to Hanoi. Check in hotel. Your time at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: (Brunch)

Day 4

| Saigon

Breakfast at hotel then check out. Transfer (no guide) to the airport to take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, also called as Saigon, the most dynamic city in Vietnam. Upon arrival, welcomed by the local tour guide and transfer to the down town. Check in your hotel (normal check in time is 2pm). Start city tour at the War Remnants Museum, one of the most famous historical attractions in Saigon. Coming to the War Remnants Museum, you can learn a part of how Vietnamese had struggled and fought for their independence, freedom, and peace of the nation and the locals' perspective of the Vietnam War. The exhibits, such as weapons, documents, and photographs, display in the museum are firm evidence of war crimes in Vietnam and speak for the heroic actions of the former Vietnamese generation. We then visit the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace are the Notre Dame Cathedral (view from outside only), built between 1877 and 1883 and colonial-styled Central Post Office, one of the city’s major landmarks. Late afternoon, visit Ben Thanh market, a symbol of Saigon. Have shopping time there. Overnight in Saigon.

Meals: (Breakfast)

Day 5

| Saigon

Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Cu Chi Tunnels – the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. After a short introduction video showing how the tunnels were constructed, you will have a chance to crawl into a short section of the tunnels to feel the oppressive narrowness and heat inside. After lunch (own cost), return to Saigon. Afternoon is your free time at leisure or own sightseeing/shopping around the town. Overnight in Saigon

Meals: (Breakfast)

Day 6

| ho chi minh

Meet our guide & driver at the hotel lobby then transfer to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) airport for flight.

Standard :

  • Hanoi: Hanoi Brilliant Hotel or similar

    Halong Bay Cruise: Bai Tho Junk or similar

    Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Liberty Park View or similar

Deluxe :

  • Hanoi: Hanoi Flower Garden Hotel or similar

    Halong Bay Cruise: Syrena Cruise or similar

    Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Aristo Saigon or similar

Premium :

  • Hanoi: Hanoi : Peridot Grand or similar

    Halong Bay Cruise: Era Cruise or similar

    Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City):  La Vela Hotel or similar

Inclusions

Exclusions

Inclusions

  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Hanoi in Choice of Selected Hotel Category

  • 1 Night accommodation in Halong Bay Cruise in Choice of Selected Category

  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Hanoi in Choice of Selected Hotel Category

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Transportation in A/C vehicle as per program

  • Meals as per itinerary

  • 1-night cruise based on twin sharing cabin on non-private junk in Halong Bay (shuttle bus round trip transfer)

  • English Speaking Guides

  • All Entrance Fees & Sightseeing as mentioned in the program

  • Local English Speaking Guides in Vietnam

  • Bottles of Mineral Water on Tour Day

  • All Tours & Transfers on Seat In Coach Basis

  • Validity: 15th Dec 2022

Exclusions

  • Return International & Domestic Airfares

  • Cost of Vietnam Visa Stamp (approx: USD 25 per pax) on arrival

  • Meals other than the ones indicated in inclusions

  • Travel Insurance

  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, etc.

  • Anything which is not specified in Inclusions

  • Peak / Festival Period Surcharge to be paid extra & will be notified at time of booking confirmation

  • Early Check-In & Late Check-Out

  • Tipping / Gratuities (About US $ 3 - 5 per person per day)

  • Surcharge for peak season: New Year (01 – 05 Jan), Lunar New Year (23 – 28 Jan), Nation Day (30 Apr – 01 May), Independence Day (02 Sep) Christmas (20 – 31 Dec)

  • ROE is calculated as per 1 USD = INR 80. ROE as per date of final payment will be considered at time of booking

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
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  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

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Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in UAE AED and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

About Explore Tour

Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the Cu Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.

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