Best of 8 Days Vietnam Today's Vietnam is a paradox living in the limbo of the old and the latest. Each and every day, this resilient S-shaped country is wrestling to keep the centuries-old way of theirs of life alive while trying to adjust to the contemporary world. From its early treasures to glitzy skyscrapers, from the sleepy countryside to the vibrant community 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 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 neighborhood for to witness the living, breathing work of art 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 timeless capital of Vietnam. Upon your arrival, our tour guide is going to transfer you to your hotel 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 the visitors of its, with its beautifully balanced mix of cultural, natural and historical spectacles. Nowadays you've a full 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 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, and 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, inviting noiseless contemplation. You will in addition get to explore West Lake, 15km in circumference, covering a large part of Hanoi and providing colorful Vietnamese life screens with aesthetically 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 & bars. Return the old Quarter right at the heart of Hanoi and take a rickshaw drive along its signature tree-shaded roadways, 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, in the process. Enjoy a geniun Water Puppet Show, the proudest and most complex 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 undoubtedly among the best holiday destinations in Vietnam. After getting picked up from your hotel, 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 a myriad of destinations and islets towering over and reflected from 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 proceed to a peaceful beach for some swimming or kayaking, or simply go back to the ship and sunbathe on the sundeck, whatever tickles the fancy of yours. Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to a tranquil fishing village to interact with fishermen who have inhabited the bay for almost 3 generations. Go back on board and also have 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 Nowadays, you will continue sailing around Ha Long Bay. Get up early to join a Tai Chi lesson with other passengers on the sun deck, or just simply take in the gorgeous view of limestone destinations, charming shorelines, along with incredible grottos unfurl right before the eyes of yours. 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 with the hotel in the community center of Hanoi. 12:00 - 16:30: Transfer to Hanoi for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, your guide and driver will meet you and help you move 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 also one of the very best vacation destinations in Vietnam, but with a completely different appeal. When a major entrepot in Southeast Asia through the 15th century to nineteen century, harboring overseas 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 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 many Hindu temples dedicated to the god Shiva, unfortunately, is now a cluster of damages because of bombing and age, standing as 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 including Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year classic Tam Ky ancestral home, and the Japanese Bridge. And then, there'll be free time 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 morning, you'll be transferred to Danang Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Today's highlight is going to be a city tour to the 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 can contemplate Vietnam War exhibits in the War Remnants Museum, as well as drop by the Independence Palace - symbolizing the reunification of Vietnam. Go to China Town and Ben Thanh Market, where numerous vietnamese food and Souvenirs can 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 among the best holiday destinations in Vietnam, guaranteeing you an immersive experience. The tour guide of ours and also driver will meet up with you at the hotel of yours and help you move to Cai Be Floating Market. Take a cruise amongst local barges piled up with fresh produce, pay a visit to some nearby workshops, and enjoy lunch under the cool shade of An Binh Island's lush orchards. In the evening, hop on a sampan as well as venture into the countryside as well as experience the floating, breathing work of art that she is. As you glide through the narrow canals, ingest 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 concludes in Vinh Long. The driver of yours will likely 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 resort, you are going to be free until our guide is to choose you up and transport you to the airport to catch your scheduled flight. The exploration of yours of the very 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.