FOUR BREATHS OF VIETNAM

THE FRESH TOUCH TO VIETNAM AS BREATHS OF THE JOURNEY

The most condensed set of Vietnam highlights

START  SAIGON, CU CHI TUNNELSMEKONG DELTAHOIANHUEHALONG BAY OVERNIGHT CRUISE, HANOI FINISH

In this holiday in Vietnam, the trip designer would like to combine a historical Saigon with the tranquil islands of Halong Bay, as well as other contrasting pictures of this diverse country. In between the two big cities is a charming Hoian with antiquated streets and lovely people life style. Hue next door is a true museum city for preserving the image and the spirit of the last kingdom of Vietnam. The distance among cities has been made easily with flights to save more time and energy for the further discoveries of the impressive destinations.

The four cities with different living ambiances within an identically cultural Vietnam will be the quick grasp for your holidays in Vietnam, then we name it four breaths of Vietnam.

You are expected to have walking occasionally, bringing your own bags. Other noticeable activities might be claiming stairs, boarding boats or sitting on a sampan along little canals.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE HOLIDAY IN VIETNAM

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HANOI OLD QUARTER CYCLO
architecture, people, trafic, smell, sound and life style
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HOIAN NO POWER NIGHT
culture, people, life style, food, architecture, ambiance
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CUCHI TUNNEL TRIP
 history, works, life stories
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WATER PUPPET SHOW HANOI
fun, culture, special
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HALONG BOAT OVERNIGHT
landscape, peace, food, beach, swimming
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HUE IMPERIAL CITY
royal, food, peace, oriental architecture, life style, landscape

ITINERARY OF THE HOLIDAY IN VIETNAM

DAY 1: SAIGON ARRIVAL

On arrival in Saigon, transfer to your hotel with our representatives.  Then, get connected with your tour leader at a tour briefing and welcome drinks. Consequently, the remaining time will be free at your leisure to rest or explore. You also can grab a map from reception and discover your own first impressions of holiday in Vietnam.

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DAY 2: SAIGON – CUCHI – SAIGON

Be prepared for a historical day with the amazing works at Cu Chi tunnels and the stories at War Remnants Museum. However,  it’s great to start the day with the monuments and architecture with wandering along the city’s historic Dong Khoi Street, the former Rue Catinat, the Reunification Palace . The Saigon impression would be added more colors with visits to a lacquerware factory, a Taoism temple and a huge market for Vietnamese for their daily life.

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DAY 3: SAIGON – MEKONG – SAIGON

Heading to the wet land of Mekong Delta Basin across rice farms. After arriving,  and get inspired by Vietnam’s rural life with a day among the rivers, canals, water coconut, and orchards. Among the feeling of getting lost at the maze of water ways, your travel experience also gets enriched by the forklore music. This  has been acknowledged by UNESCO as immaterial world heritage. Enjoy more Mekong with local special dishes, or just a rest with a honey tea cup by a canal.

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DAY 4: SAIGON – HOI AN

A 60 minute flight to Danang to start a day with a different breath: the peaceful ancient town. Hoian Ancient town is the living museum with charming traditional houses, temples, the iconic Japanese Bridge. It is also great thanks to the well preserved Vietnamese lifestyle from the 16th century. More feeling of old days will also come with no-power nights (candles and lanterns instead), the night festivals, the street foods and other heavenly recipes.

Before that Hoi An town experience, the drive from Danang to Hoian will take you to Marble Mountain. Stop the ca, climb up some steps to caves to enjoy the Buddhism religious atmosphere of Vietnamese. Further walking can take you to the spectacular view to the China beach.

Check in hotel to have a rest, get the breeze. After that, enjoy Vietnam daily life by a boat trip along the river of Hoai. Furthermore, stop by some restaurant in Hoian Town for the fun cooking class.

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DAY 5: HOI AN

A relaxing day is made by a walking tour along the well preserved monuments and houses that are the hardware of the ancient town. Then, visit a handicraft producing center with the disadvantaged youth from the Streets organization. After that, enjoy some free time in Hoi An for shopping at one of the many masterful tailors in town. You also can do further exploration like a short bicycle ride to the beach nearby.

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DAY 6: HOI AN – HUE

Drive North to the lovely countryside and spectacular coastal scenery on your way to Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam.  Next, understand further the oriental belief and ancient architecture techniques by the ancient Citadel, the emperor’s tombs and the royal monuments. After all, royal dinner is an option to get the ambiance of a dynasty entertainment only a century ago.

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DAY 7: HUE – HANOI

The easy morning is made with river zephyr and Buddhism ambiance by a boat trip along the Huong river to the tranquil Thien Mu Pagoda, the soul of this Buddhism city. The fly to Hanoi later on will bring you to another ancient city which is Vietnam capital today, and long time ago. The next special experience of the holiday in Vietnam is a cyclo tour. This ride on three wheels is to show you the proud Old Quarter of Hanoi people. Next, we attend a delightful water puppet performance, a cultural activity at a frequent flood land like here.

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DAY 8: HANOI

Learn all about the life and stories of ‘Uncle Ho’ at his mausoleum, enjoy the guard changing parade are the great and unique experience in Vietnam. Further walking in the ancient Temple of Literature will be the answer how university in a Kingdom happened a thousand year ago. Make a visit to the well know ‘Hanoi Hilton’ prison and we end the day trip at KOTO restaurant where your food is cooked and served by former street children. You get your free time in the afternoon for your own exploration.

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DAY 9: HANOI – HALONG

Sit back and relax as you watch farmers working their land on the drive to enchanting Halong Bay. After arrival, get on board and cruise among the thousands of limestone islands. Certainly enjoy the freshest seafood, the great beach, the lovely tea on board among the sunset. Find further your favorite activities like gathering at the roof top and drink, read your favorite book among the breeze and the fade run ray of a tropical region, swimming under the sky full of stars, or just do nothing. Are those good for a holiday in Vietnam?

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DAY 10: HALONG – HANOI

Wake up in the morning in your own room, open the window and listen to the sound of the wave splashing into your boat. Then, have breakfast then start to explore further by visiting the caves and going kayaking along the streams. In the afternoon going back to Hanoi for the farewell dinner.

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DAY 11: DEPARTURE

Enjoy free time until your departure transfer. Meet your tour guide again for a transferring to the airport. Then say goodbye and hope to see you again. Safely arrive home and end the best holiday in Vietnam.

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