Best of 8 Days Vietnam Today's Vietnam is a paradox living in the limbo of the existing and the new. Every day, this resilient S shaped land is wrestling to keep their centuries-old way of life living while trying to adapt to the contemporary world. From its early treasures to glitzy skyscrapers, from the sleepy countryside to the vibrant city lifestyle, from bewitching mountainous spectacles to ethereal seascapes, the sheer variety of Vietnam makes every trip a rewarding experience. Aside from the backbone 4 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 will be shown a Vietnam through the prism of a local and get to experience the living, breathing work of art 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 will transfer you to your hotel in the city center. In the evening, benefit from a city tour visiting several of the primary 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 great many to provide its visitors, with its perfectly balanced blend of cultural, natural and historical spectacles. Today you have a full day to explore the capital of Vietnam. Pay a call to the Ho Chi Minh Complex; starting with Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum in the middle 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, inviting quiet contemplation. You'll also get to enjoy West Lake, 15km in circumference, covering a sizable part of Hanoi and providing colorful Vietnamese living filters with aesthetically designed temples scattered there and here such as Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple, fishermen casting their fish rods and nets, and also Western-oriented cafes & bars. Return the existing Quarter right at the heart of Hanoi and take a rickshaw ride along its signature tree shaded roadways, mustard yellow French colonial villas with green shutters, and civic structure landmarks. You are going to pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, framed by winsome flame trees, in the process. Enjoy an authentic Water Puppet Show, the proudest and most intricate traditional folk art of the nation. Day 3: Hanoi-Ha Long Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner – Accommodation: On Cruise Prescribed as one of the world Heritage Site in 1994, Halong Bay is unquestionably among the best vacation destinations in Vietnam. After getting purchased from the hotel of yours, you will be transferred by van/car to Ha Long Bay at 12:00. Upon arrival in Ha Long Bay, you'll be welcomed aboard and enjoy lunch while weaving through many islands and islets towering over and shown off the emerald waters of Halong Bay. After lunch, take a short trek to a close by summit for an aerial view of the bay peppered with golden sails, after which go on to a quiet beach for some swimming or kayaking, or just simply go back to the ship and also sunbathe on the sundeck, whatever tickles your fancy. Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to some tranquil fishing village to have interaction with fishermen who have inhabited the bay for almost 3 generations. Go back on board and also enjoy 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 along with other passengers on the sun deck, or simply ingest the gorgeous view of limestone islands, charming shorelines, and incredible grottos unfurl right before the eyes of yours. After breakfast, you are going to visit a dazzling karst grotto and then go back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay's fine spectacle as you cruise to the dock. Your tour guide is going to wait for you at the dock and transfer you with 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 help you move 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 also among the best vacation destinations in Vietnam, but with a completely different appeal. Once a significant entrepot in Southeast Asia from the 15th century to 19 century, harboring overseas traders from China, France, Nederlands, Japan, Poland, and Arab, this beautiful quaint town possesses a beguiling hotpot of architectures and cultures. In the morning, you will go back in time with a trip to My Son Sanctuary, likewise 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 devoted to the god Shiva, unfortunately, is now a bunch of damages because of bombing and age, standing as being a witness to the glorious bygone era. Later on in the evening, you are going to take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding alleyways visiting some well-preserved historic sites including Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tam Ky ancestral home, and the Japanese Bridge. After that, there'll be time that is free for you to shop or 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 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 can contemplate Vietnam War exhibits in the War Remnants Museum, and fall by the Independence Palace - symbolizing the reunification of Vietnam. Visit China Town and Ben Thanh Market, where numerous 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 vacation destinations in Vietnam, guaranteeing you an immersive experience. Our tour guide and driver will meet up with you at the hotel of yours and take you to Cai Be Floating Market. Take 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 afternoon, hop on a sampan as well as venture into the countryside as well as witness the floating, breathing masterpiece that she is. As you glide through the narrow canals, take in the tranquillity of the surroundings and 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 concludes in Vinh Long. Your driver will be awaiting you at the dock to help you move back to Saigon City center. Day 8 Departure Ho Chi Minh City Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: NA After breakfast at the resort, you will be free until our guide is to pick you up and transfer you to the airport to catch 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.