Best of 8 Days Vietnam Today's Vietnam is a paradox living in the limbo of the existing and also the latest. Each and every day, this resilient S-shaped country is wrestling to keep their centuries-old way of life alive while trying to adapt to the modern world. From its early treasures to glitzy skyscrapers, from the tired countryside to the vibrant city life, from bewitching mountainous spectacles to ethereal seascapes, the large variety of Vietnam tends to make every trip a rewarding experience. Apart from the backbone four H's: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, the verdant Mekong Delta is also among the very best vacation destinations in Vietnam. In the span of 8 days Vietnam, you'll be found a Vietnam through the prism of a neighborhood and get to witness the living, breathing masterpiece that she is. 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 your arrival, the tour guide of ours will transfer you to the hotel of yours in the city center. In the afternoon, enjoy a city tour visiting several of the primary attractions in Hanoi like 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 surely has a great many to offer the visitors of its, with its beautifully balanced mix of cultural, historical and natural spectacles. Nowadays you have a full day to explore the capital of Vietnam. Pay a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex; beginning with Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum in the middle of monumental Ba Dinh Square which houses the embalmed entire 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, as well as the neighboring diminutive One Pillar Pagoda - a symbol of Hanoi. A little further southwest will be the tranquil Temple of Literature - the first faculty in Vietnam, inviting quiet contemplation. You'll also get to explore West Lake, 15km in circumference, covering a sizable part of Hanoi and providing colorful Vietnamese living screens with visually designed temples scattered here and there such as Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple, fishermen casting their fish rods and nets, and also Western-oriented cafes and bars. Return the existing Quarter right at the heart of Hanoi and take a rickshaw drive along its signature tree-shaded roadways, mustard yellow French colonial villas with green shutters, and civic structure landmarks. You will pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, framed by winsome flame trees, along the way. Enjoy a geniun Water Puppet Show, the proudest and most intricate traditional folk art of the country. 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 undoubtedly among the best vacation destinations in Vietnam. After getting purchased from your hotel, you will 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 destinations and also islets towering over and shown off the emerald waters of Halong Bay. After lunch, take a brief trek to a close by summit for an aerial view of the bay peppered with golden sails, after which proceed to a quiet beach for some kayaking or swimming, or just simply return to the ship and sunbathe on the sundeck, whatever tickles your fancy. Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to some tranquil fishing village to interact with fishermen that have inhabited the bay for nearly 3 generations. Go back on board and also enjoy a drink on the sun deck while can enjoy drinks while basking in the marvelous 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 Today, you are going to continue to sail around Ha Long Bay. Get up early to join a Tai Chi lesson along with other passengers on the sun deck, or just simply take in the gorgeous perspective of limestone destinations, charming beaches, along with amazing grottos unfurl right before your eyes. After breakfast, you are going to 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. The tour guide of yours will wait for you at the dock and transfer you with the resort within the community center of Hanoi. 12:00 - 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, your driver and guide 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 in addition among the very best vacation destinations in Vietnam, but with a different appeal. When a significant entrepot in Southeast Asia through the 15th century to nineteen 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 period with a visit to My Son Sanctuary, also known as "the Angkor Wat of Vietnam" - a cultural heritage recognized by UNESCO in 1999. The majestic capital of the once-thriving Champa Kingdom with multiple Hindu temples devoted to the god Shiva, sadly, is now a bunch of damages because of age and bombing, standing as being a witness to the glorious bygone era. Later in the evening, you are going to take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding alleyways visiting some well preserved historic sites such as Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200 year old Tam Ky ancestral home, and the Japanese Bridge. And then, there'll be free time 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 will be transferred to Danang Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Today's highlight will be a city tour to most famous landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City. You are going to stop at Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral - established in the late 1880s, accompanied by a visit to the Old Post Office. Afterwards, you are able to contemplate Vietnam War exhibits in the War Remnants Museum, as well as drop by the Independence Palace - symbolizing the reunification of Vietnam. Visit China Town and Ben Thanh Market, where a wide variety of 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 h2o civilization and luxuriant fluvial landscapes with sprawling rice paddies, is blooming as among the best holiday destinations in Vietnam, guaranteeing you an immersive experience. Our tour guide and driver will meet up with 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 afternoon, hop on a sampan and venture into the countryside as well as witness the floating, breathing work of art that she is. As you glide through the narrow canals, take in the tranquillity of the surroundings and also lose yourself in the labyrinth of water 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. The driver of yours will likely be waiting for 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 resort, you are going to be free until our guide is to choose you up and transfer you to the airport to catch your scheduled flight. The exploration of yours of the best vacation destinations in Vietnam ends with these. 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.