Embark on our 8-day A Glimpse of Vietnam tour to capture Vietnam’s fascinating culture and natural beauty. Explore the bustling charming capital city of Hanoi where you will enjoy a fun ride through Hanoi’s Old Quarter on a traditional cyclo, a great opportunity for you to sample the best of Vietnamese cuisine on an evening street food tour. Float through emerald waters and towering limestone pillars at the famous Ha Long Bay and join different activities aboard the cruise ship, including cooking class and squid fishing. Explore Hoi An’s ancient town and interact with the locals and admire the picturesque architecture of Hoi An.
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Good morning Hanoi, Upon arrival, your English local speaking tour guide will be waiting to meet and welcome you with a signage with your names on it. Privately transferred to the hotel in the city centre. Remainder of the day at your own leisure. At 13:00, you will take in the deliciously unforgettable experience with the market tour with a local host who has a great passion for food. You'll get an authentic and intimate look at the Vietnamese way of life via culinary specialties. This experience includes the sights and sounds of a local vegetable market and you'll shop for fresh ingredients before proceeding back to the studio to cook up a storm. Hand-on and cook up a menu of Vietnamese favourites, and afterwards enjoy eating your culinary creations. Return to your hotel and overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and this morning is spent with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature. Next to visit the Ngoc Son temple set on a tiny island on the picturesque Hoan Kiem Lake. The temple is reached by crossing the Huc Bridge which literally means the ‘Place Touched by Morning Sunbeams. Hear the legend of an emperor, a magic sword and a giant turtle, and how the lake took its name. Take a breezy cyclo ride through the Old Quarter’s 36 streets, a place where Hanoians buy everything from noodles to light fixtures to Buddha statues. The quarter’s 36 streets were named for the products that were sold from their shops. Then go on a culinary whirlwind this evening, sinking your teeth into the flavours of the North on a street food tour through the alleys of the Old Quarter. On this experience, you will have opportunities to sample and savor some delicacies that you will never forget. Return to the hotel where you will spend the remainder of evening relaxing. Sleep well. Overnight at hotel.
Breafast at hotel and we will depart for Halong Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. This 2 night exciting cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Stay overnight on the cruise in Halong Bay.
Greet the day with a morning Tai Chi exercise with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, visit beautiful limestone grotto then back to the boat for a final glimpse of the Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Private transfer to hotel in Hanoi and straightly to the airport for a scheduled flight to Danang, then proceed to Hoi An by a private car. Checking into your accommodation and the remainder of the day is spent relaxing or at your own leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Begin your tour of Hoi An, a former trading port that welcomed Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab merchants between the 16th to 18th centuries. Today Hoi An is famous for its restored architecture, homemade silk, expert tailors and delicious noodles and seafood. Its relaxed vibe and pedestrian streets make this town a pleasure to walk around and discover new things. The tour includes stops at several famous landmarks. The first is Chua Ong Pagoda, dating back to 1653 and built in honour of the Chinese general Quan Cong, who is worshipped by many as a symbol of loyalty and justice. Next, pop into Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, to see the Jinshang Temple which is dedicated to the goddess of the sea and the protector of sailors. From there it’s a short walk to Tan Ky House, a 200-year-old ancestral house and finally, stroll across the often photographed 17th century covered bridge built by Japanese craftsmen. The beautifully built bridge doubles as a temple and is a major landmark of Hoi An. End your afternoon with a boat trip along Thu Bon river.
Today you will spend your whole day free at your own account. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast and at leisure until you are brought to Danang International Airport for your outbound flight to next destination.