Best of 8 Days Vietnam Today's Vietnam is a paradox living in the limbo of the existing and also the new. Each and every day, this resilient S-shaped country is wrestling to keep their centuries-old way of life living while trying to adapt to the contemporary world. From its early treasures to glitzy skyscrapers, from the sleepy countryside to the vibrant community life, from bewitching mountainous spectacles to ethereal seascapes, the large diversity of Vietnam tends to make every trip a rewarding experience. Aside from the backbone 4 H's: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, the verdant Mekong Delta is in addition 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 work of art 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 afternoon, benefit from a city tour visiting some of the primary 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 good many to provide its visitors, with its beautifully balanced mix of cultural, natural and historical spectacles. Today you have a full day to enjoy the capital of Vietnam. Pay a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex; beginning with Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum in the center of monumental Ba Dinh Square that 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 will be the tranquil Temple of Literature - the first faculty in Vietnam, inviting noiseless contemplation. You'll also get to enjoy West Lake, 15km in circumference, covering a sizable part of Hanoi and providing colorful Vietnamese living 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 & bars. Return the old Quarter right at the center of Hanoi and take a rickshaw ride along its signature tree-shaded roadways, mustard yellow French colonial villas with green shutters, and civic structure landmarks. You will pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, framed by winsome flame trees, along the way. Enjoy an authentic Water Puppet Show, probably the proudest and most intricate conventional folk art of the nation. Day 3: Hanoi-Ha Long Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner – Accommodation: On Cruise Prescribed as among the world Heritage Site in 1994, Halong Bay is undoubtedly one of the best holiday destinations in Vietnam. After getting picked up from the hotel of yours, you will 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 a myriad of destinations and also islets towering over and shown off 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, and then proceed to a quiet beach for some kayaking or swimming, or just simply go back to the ship and also sunbathe on the sundeck, whatever tickles your fancy. Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to a tranquil fishing village to have interaction with fishermen that have inhabited the bay for nearly 3 generations. Go back on board and also enjoy a drink on the sun deck while can enjoy drinks while basking in the glorious 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 Nowadays, 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 view of limestone destinations, charming beaches, and incredible grottos unfurl right before the eyes of yours. After breakfast, you are going to visit a dazzling karst grotto and then go back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay's fine spectacle as you cruise back to the dock. The tour guide of yours is going to wait for you at the dock and transfer you with the hotel within the city center of Hanoi. 12:00 - 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, your guide and driver will meet you and take you to your hotel in Hoi An. Day 5: Hoi An Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An Like Halong Bay, Hoi An ancient Town is in addition one of the very best holiday destinations in Vietnam, but with a different appeal. When a significant entrepot in Southeast Asia from the 15th century to nineteen century, harboring foreign traders from China, France, Nederlands, Japan, Poland, and Arab, this lovely quaint town possesses a beguiling hotpot of architectures and cultures. In the morning, you will go back in time with a trip to My Son Sanctuary, also 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 many Hindu temples dedicated to the god Shiva, sadly, has become a bunch of damages due to bombing and age, standing as a witness to the glorious bygone era. Later on in the afternoon, you will take a half day walking tour through the narrow winding alleyways visiting some well preserved historic sites including Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. And then, there'll be free time 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 morning, you will be transferred to Danang Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Today's highlight is going to be a city tour to the most famous landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City. You will stop at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral - established in the late 1880s, followed 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. Go to China Town and Ben Thanh Market, where numerous vietnamese food and Souvenirs could 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, promising you an immersive experience. The tour guide of ours and also driver will meet you at the hotel of yours and take you to Cai Be Floating Market. Take a cruise amongst local barges piled up with produce that is fresh, pay a call to some local 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 witness the floating, breathing work of art that she is. As you glide through the narrow canals, ingest the tranquillity of the surroundings and also lose yourself within the labyrinth of water arteries, lush orchards, exuberant mangrove vegetation, and velvety rice fields. Stop at a nursery back garden to watch local farmers raise their world-famous produce. Your cruise ends in Vinh Long. The driver of yours will likely be awaiting you at the dock to take you back to Saigon City center. Day 8 Departure Ho Chi Minh City Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: NA After breakfast at the hotel, you are going to be free until our guide is to pick you up and transport you to the terminal to catch your scheduled flight. The exploration of yours of the very best holiday 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.