Best of 8 Days Vietnam Today's Vietnam is a paradox living in the limbo of the old and also the latest. Every day, this resilient S-shaped land is wrestling to keep the centuries-old way of theirs of life alive while trying to adjust 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 large diversity of Vietnam tends to make every journey 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'll be shown a Vietnam through the prism of a neighborhood and get to witness 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 the hotel of yours within the city center. In the afternoon, benefit from a city tour visiting several of the primary tourist 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 surely has a great many to provide its visitors, with its beautifully balanced mix of cultural, natural and historical spectacles. Nowadays you've a whole 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 middle of monumental Ba Dinh Square that 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, 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 noiseless contemplation. You will also get to enjoy West Lake, 15km in circumference, covering a large part of Hanoi and offering colorful Vietnamese life filters with visually designed temples scattered here and there such as 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 ride along its signature tree shaded streets, mustard yellow French colonial rentals with green shutters, and civic architecture landmarks. You are going to pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, framed by winsome flame trees, along the way. Enjoy an authentic Water Puppet Show, 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 one of the best holiday destinations in Vietnam. After getting picked up from your hotel, 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 destinations and islets towering over and reflected off the emerald waters of Halong Bay. After lunch, take a brief trek to a nearby summit for an aerial view of the bay peppered with golden sails, and then proceed to a peaceful beach for a few swimming or kayaking, or 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 have interaction with fishermen who have inhabited the bay for nearly three generations. Go back aboard and 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 will 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 ingest the gorgeous perspective of limestone destinations, charming beaches, along with incredible grottos unfurl right before your eyes. After breakfast, you will 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 back to the dock. Your tour guide will wait for you at the dock and transfer you to the hotel in the city center of Hanoi. 12:00 - 16:30: Transfer to Hanoi for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, your guide and driver will meet up with you and take you 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 among the best holiday destinations in Vietnam, but with a different appeal. When a major 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 possesses a beguiling hotpot of cultures and architectures. In the morning, you are going to go back in period with a visit 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 multiple Hindu temples devoted to the god Shiva, sadly, has become a cluster of ruins due to age and bombing, standing as being a witness to the glorious bygone era. Later in the afternoon, you will 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. After that, there'll be time that is free for you to shop or relax. You are going to 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 early morning, you will be transferred to Danang Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Today's highlight is going to be a city tour to 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 are able to contemplate Vietnam War exhibits in the War Remnants Museum, and drop by the Independence Palace - symbolizing the reunification of Vietnam. Visit China Town and Ben Thanh Market, where numerous 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 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 help you move to Cai Be Floating Market. Have a cruise amongst local barges piled up with produce that is fresh, pay a call to several local workshops, and enjoy lunch under the great shade of An Binh Island's lush orchards. In the afternoon, hop on a sampan as well as venture into the countryside and experience the floating, breathing masterpiece that she is. As you glide through the narrow canals, ingest the tranquillity of the surroundings and lose yourself in the labyrinth of water arteries, luxurious orchards, exuberant mangrove vegetation, along with velvety rice fields. Stop at a nursery back garden to watch local farmers raise their world-famous produce. Your cruise concludes in Vinh Long. Your driver will be awaiting you at the dock to take you back to Saigon City center. Day 8 Departure Ho Chi Minh City Meals: Breakfast – Accommodation: NA After breakfast at the hotel, you are going to be free until our guide comes to pick you up and transport you to the airport to catch your scheduled flight. Your exploration of the 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.