Simply Vietnam - 2021

Visiting: Hanoi, Vietnam, Hanoi, Hanoi-Ha Long Bay, Ha Long Bay–Hanoi–Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park–Hue, Hue–Hoi An, Hoi An, Hoi An–Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion


Duration: 0 Nights

Physical rating: On the go pace

Tour Operator: Cosmos


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Tour Overview

With its long history, interesting culture, and gorgeous scenery, Vietnam offers something for everyone. On this Vietnam tour, you’ll overnight in Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Phong Nha National Park, Hoi An, Hue, and Ho Chi Minh City. Sightseeing tours in the cities feature the must-see historic sites, including Hanoi’s Temple of Literature, built in 1070, and One Pillar Pagoda, built in 1049; Hoi An’s Japanese Covered Bridge; Hue’s Forbidden Purple City, the emperor’s residence constructed in 1804; and Hoi An’s Thien Mu Pagoda. In Ho Chi Minh City, your sightseeing includes the War Remnants Museum and the Cu Chi region, where you'll have a chance to enter and explore the deep, narrow tunnels constructed by the Viet Cong during the war.Vietnam isn’t just home to beautiful temples and historic sites though! You'll enjoy seeing some of Vietnam's most gorgeous sights and destinations via the water. Perhaps the highlight of the trip is your cruise on Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with some of the world's most amazing limestone scenery. You'll sail by islets, caves, beaches, and floating villages. In Phong Nha National Park, a boat ride on the Son River takes you to Phong Nha Cave. You'll also enjoy a cruise in Hoi An on the Thu Bon River, where you'll pass unspoiled countryside. These are just some of the many highlights on this tour through Vietnam. From the historic sites to the gorgeous scenery, this Vietnam tour designed for savvy, value-minded travelers is a vacation of a lifetime!

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 Hanoi, Vietnam

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam’s capital city. Hotel rooms are available for a mid-afternoon check-in.

icon Day 2 Hanoi

Location: Hanoi

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today’s included sightseeing tour takes you to many of the city’s highlights, including the Temple of Literature, a peaceful series of walled courtyards and gateways, and One Pillar Pagoda, designed to resemble a lotus blossom. You will also see Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house, Hoan Kiem Lake, and the fascinating network of alleyways and shop houses that make up the Old Quarter. This evening, enjoy a performance of Hanoi’s famed water puppets.

icon Day 3 Hanoi-Ha Long Bay

Location: Hanoi-Ha Long Bay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Drive to Ha Long Bay, one of Vietnam’s favorite destinations, and board your afternoon cruise through the stunning bay. Enjoy lunch on board as you sail through the dramatic limestone islands, then explore the Sung Sot (Surprising Cave) and visit Titov Island.

icon Day 4 Ha Long Bay–Hanoi–Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Location: Ha Long Bay–Hanoi–Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Meals: Breakfast

Return to Hanoi this morning and fly to Dong Hoi. From here, journey inland to remarkable Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO park littered with beautiful jungles, caves, and underground rivers. Your lodging tonight is a charming farmstay at the base of the park.

icon Day 5 Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Location: Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, take a boat ride on the Son River to Phong Nha Cave, famous for its rock formations with names like the “Lion” and the “Buddha.” The afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy the activities and serene views at your hotel.

icon Day 6 Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park–Hue

Location: Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park–Hue

Meals: Breakfast

Drive to Hue, stopping at the DMZ bridge en route. Upon arrival in the imperial walled city of Hue, visit the Forbidden Purple City, modeled after Beijing’s famed Forbidden City. During your visit, you will see Thai Hoa Palace, the Halls of the Mandarins, and the Nine Dynastic Urns.

icon Day 7 Hue–Hoi An

Location: Hue–Hoi An

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Begin today with a visit to pretty Thien Mu Pagoda, made up of seven tiers, each dedicated to a step assumed by Buddha to reach enlightenment. Continue up the river to the Imperial Tomb of Minh Mang, a majestic complex of courtyards, pavilions, and temples in a beautiful setting. Head south through spectacular Hai Van Pass (weather permitting) and visit the Cham Museum, then continue to the charming town of Hoi An.

icon Day 8 Hoi An

Location: Hoi An

Meals: Breakfast

Start today with a cruise on the Thu Bon River, passing unspoiled countryside. Then, a leisurely walking tour through Hoi An Ancient Town brings you to the Japanese Covered Bridge. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

icon Day 9 Hoi An–Ho Chi Minh City

Location: Hoi An–Ho Chi Minh City

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy your morning at leisure. This afternoon, fly to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s largest and most vibrant city, packed with timeless traditions.

icon Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Meals: Breakfast

Today’s sightseeing tour takes in Dong Khoi Street, the main shopping thoroughfare, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Central Post Office. Afterward, visit the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum, as well as the Chinese district.

icon Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion

Location: Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion

Meals: Breakfast

Today, visit the Cu Chi tunnels, an extraordinary network of tunnels more than 120 miles long that was used by the Viet Cong as a hideout and secret village during the war. See secret trapdoors, underground kitchens, living areas, and meeting rooms. If you are feeling adventurous, you may enter and explore the deep, narrow tunnels.

icon Day 12 Ho Chi Minh City

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Meals: Breakfast

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

What's Included

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    Meals

    11 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners

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      Cosmos requires a deposit of 200 GBP to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 60 days before departure..

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    Sunday Oct 10, 2021

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    16

    Sunday Oct 31, 2021

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    Sunday Nov 28, 2021

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    Sunday, Oct 10, 2021

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    Sunday, Oct 31, 2021

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    Sunday, Nov 28, 2021

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