Best of 8 Days Vietnam Today's Vietnam is a paradox living in the limbo of the old and the new. 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 contemporary world. From its ancient treasures to glitzy skyscrapers, from the sleepy countryside to the vibrant city life, from bewitching mountainous spectacles to ethereal seascapes, the sheer variety of Vietnam makes every journey a rewarding experience. Apart from the backbone 4 H's: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, the verdant Mekong Delta is also one of the best holiday destinations in Vietnam. In the span of 8 days Vietnam, you'll be found a Vietnam through the prism of a local for to witness the living, breathing masterpiece 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 is going to transfer you to your hotel in the city center. In the evening, enjoy a city tour visiting some of the main tourist 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 provide the visitors of its, with its perfectly balanced mix of cultural, historical and natural spectacles. Nowadays you have a whole day to enjoy the capital of Vietnam. Pay a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex; starting with Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum in the center 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, as well as the neighboring diminutive One Pillar Pagoda - a symbol of Hanoi. A little further southwest is the tranquil Temple of Literature - the first faculty in Vietnam, attractive noiseless contemplation. You'll in addition get to enjoy West Lake, 15km in circumference, addressing 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 old Quarter right at the center of Hanoi and take a rickshaw drive along its signature tree-shaded streets, mustard yellow French colonial villas with green shutters, and civic architecture landmarks. You are going to pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, framed by winsome flame trees, in the process. Enjoy a geniun Water Puppet Show, probably 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 one of the world Heritage Site in 1994, Halong Bay is unquestionably among the best holiday destinations in Vietnam. After getting purchased from the hotel of yours, 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 islands and also islets towering over and shown off the emerald waters of Halong Bay. After lunch, take a short trek to a nearby summit for an aerial view of the bay peppered with golden sails, after which proceed to a peaceful beach for a few swimming or kayaking, or simply go back to the ship and also sunbathe on the sundeck, whatever tickles your fancy. Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to a tranquil fishing village to have interaction with fishermen that have inhabited the bay for almost 3 generations. Go back aboard and also have 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 to sail around Ha Long Bay. Get up earlier to join a Tai Chi lesson along with other passengers on the sun deck, or simply take in the gorgeous perspective of limestone islands, charming beaches, and 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. The tour guide of yours will wait for you at the dock and transfer you to the hotel 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 up with 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 ancient Town is in addition one of the best vacation destinations in Vietnam, but with a different appeal. Once 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 beautiful quaint town offers a beguiling hotpot of architectures and cultures. In the morning, you are going to go back in time 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 dedicated to the god Shiva, unfortunately, has become a bunch of ruins because of age and bombing, standing as being a witness to the glorious bygone era. Later in the evening, you will take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding alleyways seeing some well-preserved historical sites including Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200 year classic Tam Ky ancestral home, and the Japanese Bridge. And then, there will be free time for you to shop or even 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 early 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 fall by the Independence Palace - symbolizing the reunification of Vietnam. Go to 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 vacation destinations in Vietnam, promising you an immersive experience. Our tour guide and driver will meet 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 visit to some 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 as well as experience the floating, breathing work of art that she's. As you glide through the narrow canals, take in the tranquillity of the surroundings and also lose yourself within the labyrinth of h20 arteries, luxurious 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. Your driver will likely be waiting for you at the dock to take you 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 pick you up and transfer you to the terminal to get your scheduled flight. Your exploration of the best holiday 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.