AC-04: Phu Quoc Beach

Destination: Hanoi - Halong - Saigon - Vinhlong - Cuchi - Phanthiet
Duration: 12 days/ 11 nights





Day 1: Arrival Hanoi: (Dinner)

Arrival at Noi Bai international airport. Welcome with local guide and private driver. Transfer to the city. Visit the Temple of Literature - the first University in Vietnam and a vestige of the Confucian Cultural centre, Ngoc Son temple located on Ngoc island in Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoan Kiem Lake. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong: (Breakfast, Lunch)

Breakfast at hotel. Half-day city tour: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (opened only in the morning and closed on Monday and Friday). Presidential Palace Historical Site - is the place where the leader Ho Chi Minh lived and worked in most of his revolutionary life (from 19 December 1954 to 02 September 1969). One Pillar Pagoda built of wood on a single stone pillar and designed to resemble a lotus blossom, the West Lake. Lunch at restaurant. After lunch, depart for Halong Bay - the World Heritage Site recognized by Unesco in 1994. Arrive in Halong city, check in hotel. No dinner. Free discovering the city by night or shopping at night market. Overnight at hotel in Halong.

Day 3: Halong – Hanoi: (Breakfast, Lunch)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Halong pier to take a 05 hour-boat trip on Halong bay to explore Thien Cung Cave and Dau Go grotto. Seafood-lunch on board. In the afternoon return to Hanoi. Visit Hanoi Old Quarter - established under the Ly and Tran Dynasty, stretching from the east of Hanoi untill the Red River. Enjoy water puppet show in 01 hour. Free for Dinner. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Day 4: Hanoi - Saigon: (Breakfast, Lunch)

Breakfast at hotel. Fly to Saigon city - the trading and economy centre in Vietnam. Pick up at Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to the city. Visit The Independence Palace, declared to be a National Cultural and Historical Relic in 1976, is a unique architectural work by Architect Ngo Viet Thu. The construction was begun in 1962 and completed in 1966. Historical museum and the War Remnants Museum primarily contains exhibits relating to the Vietnam War, but also includes many exhibits relating to the first Indochina War involving the French colonialists. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, continue to visit Notre Dame Cathedral - established by French colonists and was constructed between 1863 and 1880. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet). Central post-office constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the late 19th century (between 1886-1891). It counts with Gothic, Renaissance and French influences, designed by Auguste Henri Vildieu and Alfred Foulhoux, as well as Gustave Eiffel. Saigon Opera House - is an example of French Colonial architecture in Vietnam, built in 1897 by French architect Eugene Ferret as the Opėra de Saigon, the 800 seat building was used as the home of the Lower House assembly of South Vietnam after 1956. China town and Thien Hau pagoda - is a Chinese style temple, dedicated to the Lady of the Sea Thien Hau who is also known as "Mazu". Free for dinner. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.

Day 5: Saigon – Vinh Long - Saigon: (Breakfast, Lunch)

Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Vinh Long where you can enjoy a boat trip on Mekong Delta to visit Cai Be floating market which is different from the floating market in Thailand, observing the behaviour of the local people along the both river banks, local houses producing pancake. Lunch at local restaurant. Back to the city in the late afternoon. Free for dinner. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.

Day 6: Saigon – Phu Quoc Beach : (Breakfast)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for domestic flight to Phu Quoc Beach. Arrive in Phu Quoc, check in hotel. FREE AT LEISURE. No Meals, sightseeing, guide and transportation. Overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc.

Day 7 – Day 11: Phu Quoc Beach - FREE: (Breakfast)

Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure. No Meals, guide, transportation and sightseeing. Overnight at hotel in Muine.

Day 12: Phu Quoc - Saigon – Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Fly back to Saigon, then connecting flight home.