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 land is wrestling to keep their centuries-old way of life living while trying to adapt to the modern world. From its early treasures to glitzy skyscrapers, from the sleepy countryside to the vibrant community lifestyle, from bewitching mountainous spectacles to ethereal seascapes, the large diversity of Vietnam tends to make every journey a rewarding experience. Aside from the backbone four H's: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, the verdant Mekong Delta is in addition among the best holiday destinations in Vietnam. In the span of 8 days Vietnam, you'll be found a Vietnam through the prism of a local and get to witness the living, breathing masterpiece that she's. 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 the arrival of yours, our tour guide is going to transfer you to the hotel of yours within the city center. In the afternoon, benefit from a city tour visiting several of the main tourist 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 surely has a great many to offer its visitors, with its beautifully balanced blend of cultural, natural and historical spectacles. Today you've a whole day to explore the capital of Vietnam. Pay a call to the Ho Chi Minh Complex; beginning with Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum in the center of monumental Ba Dinh Square which houses the embalmed 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 university in Vietnam, attractive noiseless contemplation. You'll in addition get to explore West Lake, 15km in circumference, covering a large part of Hanoi and providing colorful Vietnamese living screens with aesthetically designed temples scattered here and there like 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 streets, mustard yellow French colonial villas with green shutters, and civic structure landmarks. You will pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, framed by winsome flame trees, in the process. Enjoy an authentic Water Puppet Show, probably the proudest and most complex traditional 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 unquestionably one of the best holiday 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 reflected from the emerald waters of Halong Bay. After lunch, take a brief trek to a close by summit for an aerial view of the bay peppered with golden sails, and then proceed to a quiet beach for a few kayaking or swimming, or just simply return to the ship and sunbathe on the sundeck, whatever tickles your fancy. Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to some tranquil fishing village to interact with fishermen who have inhabited the bay for almost three generations. Go back aboard and also have 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 will continue sailing around Ha Long Bay. Get up earlier to join a Tai Chi lesson with other passengers on the sun deck, or just simply ingest the beautiful perspective of limestone destinations, charming beaches, and incredible grottos unfurl right before the eyes of yours. After breakfast, you will visit a dazzling karst grotto then go back to the boat for a last glimpse of Halong Bay's fine spectacle as you cruise to the dock. Your tour guide will wait for you at the dock and transfer you to the resort in the community 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 old Town is in addition among the very best vacation destinations in Vietnam, but with a completely different appeal. Once a major entrepot in Southeast Asia through the 15th century to 19 century, harboring overseas traders from Arab, Poland, Japan, Nederlands, France, and China, this beautiful quaint town possesses a beguiling hotpot of cultures and architectures. In the morning, you will go back in time with a visit 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 multiple Hindu temples dedicated to the god Shiva, unfortunately, is now a cluster of damages because of bombing and age, standing as a witness to the glorious bygone era. Later in the afternoon, you are going to take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding alleyways seeing some well-preserved historic sites including Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200 year old Tam Ky ancestral home, and the Japanese Bridge. And then, there'll be time that is free for you to shop or even relax. You will 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 will be transferred to Danang Airport on 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 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, and fall by the Independence Palace - symbolizing the reunification of Vietnam. Go to China Town and Ben Thanh Market, where a wide variety of 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 best holiday destinations in Vietnam, promising you an immersive experience. Our tour guide and driver will meet up with you at the hotel of yours and help you move to Cai Be Floating Market. Have a cruise amongst local barges piled up with produce that is fresh, pay a call to several nearby workshops, and enjoy lunch under the cool shade of An Binh Island's lush orchards. In the afternoon, hop on a sampan as well as venture into the countryside and experience the floating, breathing masterpiece that she's. As you glide through the narrow canals, take in the tranquillity of the surroundings and lose yourself within the labyrinth of h20 arteries, lush orchards, exuberant mangrove vegetation, along with velvety rice fields. Stop at a nursery back garden to enjoy local farmers raise their world-famous produce. Your cruise ends in Vinh Long. Your driver will be awaiting you at the dock to help you move 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 comes 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.