Best of 8 Days Vietnam Today's Vietnam is a paradox living in the limbo of the old 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 early treasures to glitzy skyscrapers, from the sleepy countryside to the vibrant city life, from bewitching mountainous spectacles to ethereal seascapes, the sheer variety of Vietnam makes every journey a rewarding experience. Apart from the backbone four 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 will be found a Vietnam through the prism of a local and get to experience 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 timeless capital of Vietnam. Upon your arrival, the tour guide of ours is going to transfer you to the hotel of yours within the city center. In the afternoon, enjoy a city tour visiting some of the main attractions in Hanoi as 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 offer its visitors, with its beautifully balanced blend of cultural, historical and natural spectacles. Nowadays you've a full 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 quiet contemplation. You will in addition get to explore West Lake, 15km in circumference, covering a sizable part of Hanoi and offering colorful Vietnamese life filters with visually designed temples scattered here and there like Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple, fishermen casting their fish rods and nets, as well as Western-oriented cafes and bars. Return the old Quarter right at the heart of Hanoi and take a rickshaw drive along its signature tree shaded roadways, mustard yellow French colonial rentals 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 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 the hotel of yours, 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 islets towering over and reflected 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, after which go on to a peaceful beach for some kayaking or swimming, 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 almost 3 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 remain 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 earlier to join a Tai Chi lesson along with other passengers on the sun deck, or simply ingest the gorgeous perspective of limestone islands, charming shorelines, and amazing 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 back to the dock. Your tour guide is going to wait for you at the dock and transfer you with the resort within the city center of Hanoi. 12:00 - 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, your driver and guide will meet up with you and help you move 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 one of the best holiday destinations in Vietnam, but with a completely different appeal. When a significant entrepot in Southeast Asia through the 15th century to 19 century, harboring foreign traders from Arab, Poland, Japan, Nederlands, France, and China, this lovely quaint town offers a beguiling hotpot of architectures and cultures. In the morning, you are going to 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, is now a cluster of damages because of age and bombing, 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 such as Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year classic Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. After that, there will be free time 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 morning, you'll be transferred to Danang Airport on your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Today's highlight will 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 can 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 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 h2o civilization and luxuriant fluvial landscapes with sprawling rice paddies, is blooming as among the most effective holiday destinations in Vietnam, promising you an immersive experience. Our tour guide and also driver will meet you at the hotel of yours and help you move to Cai Be Floating Market. Have a cruise amongst local barges piled up with fresh produce, pay a call to several local workshops, and enjoy lunch under the cool shade of An Binh Island's lush orchards. In the evening, hop on a sampan as well as venture into the countryside and experience the floating, breathing work of art that she's. As you glide through the narrow canals, ingest the tranquillity of the surroundings and also lose yourself in 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 likely 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 is to pick you up and transfer you to the terminal to get your scheduled flight. Your exploration of the very best vacation destinations in Vietnam ends here. 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.