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Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival (D)
You are warmly welcomed by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel in Hanoi capital of Vietnam. Check in and relax before taking half day city tour around the Old Quarter by cyclo to understand the daily life of Vietnamese, especially Hanoi an. Enjoy welcome dinner and attend the Water Puppet Show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – City tour (B/L/D)
Have a breakfast, we will visit the JPAC Headquarters (mission depending) and receive a briefing on MIA activities. We visit the Ho Chi Minh House, the One Pillar Pagoda, the fascinating War Museum, the Hoa Lo Prison - The French called the prison Maison Centrale, and the John McCain Memorial. This evening we enjoy our Welcome Dinner. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L/D)
Halong Bay is recognized the Heritage of the World in 1994. After the breakfast, we leave Hanoi at 8:00 for Halong Bay, on arrival at Halong city at about 11.30am, get on a private boat. Have seafood lunch on boat while the boat cruising caves, grottoes, floating villages and beaches. Stop to visit Thien Cung or Dau Go Caves, one of the biggest, nicest cave in Halong Bay. Finish cruise about 15.30pm. Drive back to Hanoi and end tour at 19:00.
Day 4: HANOI - HUE (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Then we will continuing on to Noi Bai Airfield, we catch our flight to Phu Bai Airfield. We transfer to our hotel on the southern bank of the Perfume River in Hue (the old Imperial Capital of Vietnam). Check in hotel, relax. Overnight in Hue
Day 5: Hue – City (B/L)
After breakfast, on the morning, we take a relaxing dragon boat cruise up the beautiful Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda and the Tu Duc Tombs. We return to lunch and use the balance of the afternoon to explore the Citadel with its ramparts and towers, and visit sites specific to the 1968 Tet Offensive northern battle for Hue, including the Chuck Meadows and Dong Ba Gates and the phase lines. We finish at the Imperial Palace gate, which when blown open, allowed the ARVN to enter and lower the NVA flag that had flown from the main flagpole for 24 days. We then visit the Forbidden City, home to the ancient emperors.
Day 6: Hue – DMZ (B/L/D)
We head north on Highway One toward Dong Ha, stopping at sites along the way, such as Quang Tri Citadel, the Ai Tu Airfield. We then explore Leatherneck Square, including the Cam Lo Bridge, Con Thien (the Hill of Angels), Gio Linh FSB Forward (Alpha 2), and the Bridge at Dong Ha. We will also visit the Peace Bridge over the Song Ben Hai, the river that was the only true physical demarcation between the North and South. We return to Hue for the evening.
Day 7: HUE to DA NANG (B/L/D)
Departing very early this morning we drive south on Highway One. We stop at interesting sites along the way before heading up the Hai Van with a stop at the Pass to explore old French bunkers and take in a view of Da Nang and the bay. Continuing down the Hai Van, we visit Nam O Bridge and Red Beach II. We then turn west and drive to the former Recon radio relay base and old French Resort area high atop Ba Na Mountain for exploration and lunch. Finally, we pass through Dog Patch as we enter Da Nang City. After checking into our hotel, we visit a marble carving shop and climb Marble Mountain to explore the VC hospital area located deep within. Afterwards, we visit MMAF (Marble Mountain Air Facility) and China Beach on the South China Sea. Tonight we are on our own to sample the local restaurants and night spots offered in the Da Nang area. Overnight in Danang.
Day 8: DA NANG to HOI AN (B/L/D)
Today we head south and west to An Hoa Combat Base with stops at My Son Holyland, Hill 119 and the south end of Liberty Bridge. We head west and south to Antenna Valley by the Tu Bon River Pass and continue on to the Que Son Valley and LZ Ross and Baldy as we return to Hoi An for the evening.
Day 9: HOI AN to NHA TRANG (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we go airport, take flight to Nha Trang. Arriving in Nha Trang, we check into our hotel In the afternoon, the tour begins with biking from your hotel to Thap Ba hot spring center via beach side road. Relax and gain your health in Mud bathing and Minerals Springs swimming. After that, visit the Cham Po Nagar Temples nearby. Bike back to your hotel through Nha Trang street to observe local Nha Trang life. Over night in Nhatrang.
Day 10: NHA TRANG (B/L)
After breakfast, we make the short drive up to Ninh Hoa, after which we continue north to visit Tuy Hoa being sure to take the time needed to explore. Later we return to Nha Trang for a well-deserved rest and maybe a swim.
Day 11: NHA TRANG to DA LAT(B/L/D )
Early this morning we head south on Highway 1. After passing Cam Ranh Bay and Phan Rang Airfield we head west on Highway 11 and into the mountains arriving in Da Lat as darkness falls. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 12: DA LAT (B/L/D )
This morning we will visit the Thien Vien Truc Lam pagoda and Tuyen Lam Lake. We will visit the Bao Dai waterfall and picnic area and have lunch there. After lunch we will visit the Chinese pagoda, Thien Vuong Co Sat pagoda, Minh Nguyet Cu Si Lam, Than Tho lake, Doi Thong Hai Mo and Ai An forest. Go shopping in Da Lat market. Hang Nga Crazy House and XQ Art Embroidery. Have dinner with special mountainous dishes. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 13: DA LAT to SAIGON (B/L/D)
This morning we take an early morning flight to Saigon. Arriving HCM City at 09:25, we enjoy a half-day city tour - then you are free to relax or to roam the old Tu Do Street (now Dong Khoi Street) in search of great souvenirs. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 14: Saigon – Cu Chi tunnel – Tayninh (B/L/D)
Start the tour with the ornate temple of Cao Dai which is a combination of Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. Then, attend the fantastic mid-day service together with the followers. After lunch, drive back and stop to visit Cuchi Tunnel system, the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. From 1988, two sections of tunnels have been open for visitors. Back to Hochiminh city .Dinner in your own to feel the food in Saigon. Overnight in Hochiminh.
Day 15: Saigon – City tour (B/L/D)
Start to visit a nice colonial center with broad promenades, squares, French influence buildings, temples and pagodas that should not be missed. Our stops are inclusive of Reunification Palace, War Museum, Jade Emperor Pagoda, Notre Dame Cathedral, Binh Tay Market, Thien Hau Pagoda. On the way back, stop to visit bustling China Town and Ben Thanh Market. We gather for our very special Farewell Dinner. Overnight in Hochiminh.
Day 16: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon (B/L/D)
Leave at 8:00 from your hotel for My Tho, on arrival, get on a private boat cruising and along small creek to Mekong River estuary, to Phoenix Island and stop at a garden restaurant for Vietnamese lunch. The motorized boat cruises more along natural creeks and quiet village in Ben Tre Province. Visit orchards, bee - keeping farm, taste natural honey and honey wine, enjoy tropical fruit, traditional music, wonder around a distillery, explore the local coconut candy production process, taste candy & coconut pulp. On the way back to Hochiminh, stop at a bonsai garden in My Tho.
Day 17: Saigon – Longtan – Vung tau (B/L/D)
After have breakfast, we go to Long tan Battle. Battle of Long Tần was fought between the Australian Army and Viet Cong forces in a rubber plantation near the village of Long Tần, about twenty seven kilometres north east of Vung Tau, South Vietnam on 18 August 1966. Then transfer to Vung tau, swim in the beach. Over night in Vung tau.
Day 18: Vung tau – Saigon (B/L/D)
Have a breakfast, relax, have a swim in Vungtau. After lunch, we return to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 19: Saigon – Departure (B)
After breakfast, we are free to shopping until the time to fly your home.