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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (.)
Our tour guide will welcome you upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport and transfer to the city for hotel check-in. Relax and free time in hotel. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi City
Day 2: Cooking & Tours in Hanoi (B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotel, the tour guide will pick up you and transfer to the Hidden Hanoi Restaurant, Before 10:00 am: welcome customers
10:00 am - 11:00 am: walk to some market nearby
11:00am: going back to HiddenHanoi kitchen
11:00 am- 11:30 am: having a small introduction about Vietnamese culture
11:30 am-1:30 pm: Hand on cooking class
1:30 pm-2:00 pm: having lunch and dessert together
This afternoon you will discover Hanoi. We will visit to Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam, Tran Quoc Pagoda, West Lake, then we will visit Hanoi Flag Tower. Wonder around Hoan Kiem lake then visit Ngoc Son Temple and enjoy one hour cyclo trip around the trading area in Hanoi Old Quarter. Attend the Water Puppet Show, enjoy dinner. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi City.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on boat (B/L/D)
Have breakfast at hotel. Leave Hanoi at 8:00 for Halong Bay, on arrival at Halong city at about 12:00. Upon arrival, get on a Junk cruising around Ha Long Bay with a delicious local seafood lunch, passing Dog island, Incense Urn island, Ga Choi island, Finger island, Hoa Cuong Island and visit Surprise Cave and short swimming at Titov beach (if weather permitted). Have dinner on board and enjoy the night fishing. Overnight on board
Day 4: Halong – Hanoi (B.)
In the morning, cruise to Bai Tu long Bay, Fire island, Bo Nau island, fishing village. Bach to Ha long wharf about 11:00-12:00 noon. Back to Hanoi by car and end tour at 16:00. We will recheck in hotel and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi – Hue by flight (B/L)
After breakfast at hotel, transferring to the airport to catch morning flight to Hue. We will visit the quiet city is widely known for the magnificent architecture of its citadels, palaces, royal tombs, pagodas and temples built under the Nguyen Dynasty - we will visit the major sites including the Imperial Citadel with Forbidden Royal City, Ngo Mon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, have lunch at restaurant. Free shopping in Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Cooking Tour in Hue (B/L)
The morning begins with a hands-on cooking class at Vuon Y Thao restaurant, highlighting the regal flavors of Hue cuisine as we prepare our own midday meal. Enjoy the lunch with the dish you cooked. In the afternoon, we take boat trip on Perfume River to visit Thien Mu, one of the ancient beautiful pagoda and Khai Dinh Emperor's Royal Tomb. Transfer back to the hotel. Free at leisure.
Day 7: Hue - Hoi An - My Son Holy Land (B/L)
In the morning, take a private car from Hue to Hoian. Early lunch and drive to Myson Holy Land – one of the world heritage sites of Vietnam. Back to Hoi An in the afternoon for beach relax or on the bank of Thu Bon river or go shopping around. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An Cooking Tour (B/L)
Firstly, go to the market and learn how to buy typical Vietnamese ingredients for the cooking. Secondly get on boat for a leisurely cruise 25 minutes along Hoian River to the Cooking School – Red Bridge. Thirdly, learn how to cook some of Hoian’s and Vietnam’s well-known dishes which is the combination of Vietnam and Chinese cuisine. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours – each dish is first demonstrated by the chief before you prepare the same dish yourselves. After all, sit down and enjoy exactly what you have cooked. Back to Hoian town by boat and end tour.
Day 9: Hoi An – Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh city by flight (B)
Have a breakfast at hotel, free time until the time to transfer to airport, take the flight to Saigon. Arrive in Saigon, the tour guide will pick up you and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh Cooking Tour - Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)
Morning cooking lesson at the Vietnam Cookery Center: the hands-on cooking course is conducted by a professional chef and translated by a MC who will explain the teaching of the chef and talk about the history and culture of Vietnamese cuisine. The lesson includes a market visit and lunch. Afternoon excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels: Cu Chi was an important base during the American War, because of its strategic location. The Vietcong built a 200km long network of tunnels connecting command posts, hospitals, shelters, and weapon factories. Dug out by hand tools without the use of cement, this amazing network was only recently opened to tourists. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong Delta (Floating Market) – Ho Chi Minh city (B/L)
After breakfast at hotel, leave at 8:00 from your hotel for My Tho, on arrival, get on a private boat cruising 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 Ho Chi Minh, stop at a bonsai garden in My Tho. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh city Departure (B)
Free at leisure until transferring to the airport for departure flight. End of service.
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