Vietnam 10 Nights Program

    • Duration

      11 Days

    • Total Destinations

      2

    • Attractions

      10

    • Pkg Id

      0000330

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    DAY 1
    Arrival-Hanoi

    • Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport.
    • Our Airport representative will meet & greet you.
    • Pick – up from Airport and transfer to the hotel.
    • Check-In to the hotel and rest for the hours as you will be picked up post lunch for Water Puppet Theatre, The world-famous Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre in Hanoi has its roots in an art form that dates back to the 11th century. The tradition of water puppet theatre stems from a time when rice paddy fields were flooded and villagers would make entertainment by standing in the waist-deep water with the puppets performing over the water.Using large rods to support the puppets it appeared as if they were moving across the water with the puppeteers hidden behind a screen.
    • Performing-arts venue presenting theatrical water puppetry shows with accompanying music.
    • Later take a night walking tour of Hanoi.
    • Back to hotel and Check-In.
    • Overnight at the hotel.

    DAY 2
    Hanoi

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • You will start your day with Ancient Buddhist Temple famous as One Pillar Pagoda which is standing on one pillar, One Pillar Pagoda (Mot Cot pagoda or Chua Mot Cot) – a distinctive and unique architectural structure and historical site. It is considered a symbol of Hanoi city with a thousand years of civilization due to bearing the architectural splendor hallmark of the famous historical dynasty in Vietnam. It was originally built by the Emperor Ly Thai Tong who ruled from 1028 to 1054. According to the annals, the heirless emperor dreamed that he met Quan The Am Bo Tat, the Goddess of Mercy, who handed him a male child. Ly Thai Tong then married a young peasant girl and had a son and heir by her. As a way of expressing his gratitude for this event, he constructed a pagoda here in 1049.
    • Next you will visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and it is also a unit under Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam. The mission of the Museum is scientific research, collection, documentation, conservation, exhibition and preserving the cultural and historic patrimony of the nation's different ethnic groups. The museum also serves to guide research, conservation, and technology that are specific to the work of an ethnographic museum.This fabulous collection relating to Vietnam's ethnic minorities features well-presented tribal art, artefacts and everyday objects gathered from across the nation, and examples of traditional village houses. Displays are well labelled in Vietnamese, French and English.
    • Post exploring Museum, It time to drive to the best refreshment place Of Vietnam. WEST LAKE is the biggest freshwater lake of Hanoi, Vietnam, located northwest of the city center. With a shore length of 17 km (about 10.6 miles) and 500 hectare (about 5 km2) in area, this is the largest lake of the capital and a popular place for recreation with many surrounding gardens, hotels, villas and you can do boating as well. A small part of West Lake is divided by Thanh Nien road to form Trúc Bạch Lake. One district of Hanoi is named after the lake, Tây Hồ District
    • Back to hotel and overnight stay.

    DAY 3
    Hanoi

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Post breakfast, leave hotel for the full day excursions with Hanoi and visit the attractions like, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, St. Joseph’s Cathedral and spend your evening in the beauty of Hoan Kiem Lake.
    • HO CHI MINH MAUSOLEUM: The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is one of the imposing places to go in Hanoi. This monumental marble edifice takes you through the life history of the founding father of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh fondly nicknamed as Uncle Ho, desired a simple cremation but contrary to his wishes, the Vietnamese people constructed this mausoleum out of admiration for him.They erected this architectural wonder after gathering materials from all across Vietnam. Set in the building’s deep bowels you will find the pale and frail body of Uncle Ho, laid to rest, inside a glass sarcophagus.
    • ST. JOSEPH’S CATHEDRAL: One of the most renowned landmarks of Hanoi’s colonial era has to be the St. Joseph's Cathedral right outside the French Quarter. This neo-Gothic church sits on the Hoan Kiem Lake’s west side and was shaped after the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
      This church dates back to the year 1886 and hence is the oldest church in Vietnam’s capital city. You can come here to take a pleasant break from the Old Quarter to view the religious mural and glass-stained windows inside the church.
    • HOAN KIEM LAKE: It is smaller than the West Lake but right in the cultural and historic heart of Hanoi lays the Hoan Kiem Lake. This lake is one of the relaxing Hanoi tourist places, and is popular for its glassy waters setting off the beautiful city lights.It is not just the oldest place of Hanoi city but has a legendary historical context. This lake was also known as Luc Thuy which translates to Green water in English.
    • Back to hotel and overnight stay.

    DAY 4
    Hanoi

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Post breakfast you will be picked up from the hotel for the tour of Vietnam Military History Museum, Temple Of Literature and you will explore Opera House.
    • VIETNAM MILITARY HISTORY MUSEUM: The Vietnam Military History Museum is one of the notable Hanoi tourist places that feature a massive weaponry collection right at the front. The Museum displays Chinese and Soviet Equipment alongside US and French-made weapons that were captured during several years of warfare.
    • TEMPLE OF LITERATURE: Founded in the year 1070 by Emperor Le Thanh Tong, Temple of Literature was built as a university devoted to Confucius- a Chinese philosopher. Later in 1076, it transformed into a prestigious academic school. Being the first national University of Vietnam, today the Temple of Literature honors the finest scholars of Vietnam.
    • OPERA HOUSE: The Hanoi Opera House is one of the notable architectural landmarks and cultural places to visit in Hanoi. It lies very close to the Hoan Kiem Lake and bears resemblance to the Opera House of Paris in its interiors and structure.The sight of the balconies, pillars and beautiful domes of the 600-seat opera will mesmerize you to the core. You can enjoy Vietnamese musicals and Western classics here.
    • Back to hotel and overnight stay.

    DAY 5
    Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Check-out from the hotel and drive to the Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport and you will greet by our representative.
    • Pick-up from Airport and transfer to the hotel.
    • Check-in and to take refreshment and get ready to visit one of a finest piece referring to French touch, Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, It was built in the late 1880s by French colonists, is one of the few remaining strongholds of Catholicism in the largely Buddhist Vietnam. Located in Paris Square, the name Notre Dame was given after the installation of the statue ‘Peaceful Notre Dame’ in 1959.
    • Back to hotel and overnight stay.

    DAY 6
    Ho Chi Minh

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Post breakfast you will be picked up from the hotel for your full day activities, Visiting War Ramnants Museum, Cu Chi Tunnels and Visit the Bitexco Tower and Sky deck in the evening for the best view of the city.
    • WAR RAMNANTS MUSEUM: The War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City first opened to the public in 1975. Once known as the ‘Museum of American War Crimes’, it's a shocking reminder of the long and brutal Vietnam War.  Graphic photographs and American military equipment are on display. There's a helicopter with rocket launchers, a tank, a fighter plane, a single-seater attack aircraft. You can also see a conventional bomb that weighs at 6,800kg. American troops had used these weapons against the Vietnamese between 1945 and 1975. It is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Chi Minh City.
    • CU CHI TUNNELS: The Chu Chi Tunnels are part of a massive war museum in Ho Chi Minh. They offer visitors a sneak-peek at the underground life of Vietnamese soldiers back in 1948. The site has over 120km of underground tunnels, with trapdoors, living areas, kitchens, storage facilities, armoury, hospitals, and command centres. After the war against the French, Vietnamese soldiers expanded the tunnels and included effective air filtration systems, which helped them, survive the Chu Chi carpet-bombings.
    • BITEXCO TOWER AND SKY DECK: Ho Chi Minh City’s Bitexco Financial Tower & Sky Deck stands 262 metres high at the centre of the city’s business district and offers visitors an unparalleled city view from its Sky Deck. Designed by renowned American Architect Carlos Zapata, this is a 68-storey tower which houses offices, shops, restaurants, and a helipad. CNNGo recently ranked the building fifth in their listing of the world’s 20 most iconic skyscrapers. Sky Deck visitors are accompanied by an English-speaking guide and can also enjoy interactive touch screen fact boxes delivering information on points of interest regarding city landmarks seen from above.
    • Back to hotel and overnight stay.

    DAY 7
    Ho Chi Minh

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • You will be picked up from the hotel for the full day activities and you will be visiting the place like Vietnam History Museum, Reunification (Independence Palace), Ho Chi Minh City Museum and the fantastic Bonsai River Cruise.
    • VIETNAM HISTORY MUSEUM: The History Museum is located in a beautiful botanical garden and dates from 1929. The museum would have started off as a French colonial villa which has now been turned into a museum and you will find artifacts here which date back 4,000 years. Many of the pieces originate from the Bronze Age and there are also items from the Cham and Khmer kingdoms. These include collections of weaponry as well as art pieces and gifts that would have been offered to Ho Chi Minh by visiting dignitaries.
    • REUNIFICATION PALACE: Reunification Palace was the former home of the president of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The building is also steeped in history as this is also the spot where the North Vietnamese invaded in 1975 and Ho Chi Minh City surrendered.The building looks much as it would have done in 1966 and you can take a free guided tour here which will fill you in on the cultural and historical significance of this monument to the Vietnam War.
    • HO CHI MINH CITY MUSEUM: The Ho Chi Minh Museum was built in 1885, although at this time it would have been known as Gia Long Palace, and then as the Revolutionary Museum.This is widely said to be the grandest building in the city and this is the place to come to learn all about the culture and history of Ho Chi Minh City. Just some of the collections on show include ceramics, ancient maps of the city, and marriage costumes that belong to the various ethnic groups in Vietnam. As you would expect, there are also galleries dedicated to the history of the Vietnam War.
    • Overnight stay at Hotel.

    DAY 8
    Ho Chi Minh

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • After breakfast you will leave for a full day tour and will visit the famous sight such as, Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Bonsai River Cruise.
    • SAIGON ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDENS: If you are looking for more of an outing option with your family and friends this is exactly the best place for you. Set up in 1865, Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens is an unquestionable place for you some fun filled time along with your loved ones. The zoo is an abode to over a hundred of species, reptiles, birds, and numerous rare orchids and plants. The Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden contains 590 creatures of 125 species and 1,830 trees and plants of 260 species, some of which are more than 100 years of age. This incorporates 20 types of orchid, 32 types of desert plant and 34 types of bonsai. There is also a green house in the botanical garden which contains numerous types of rare and significant plants, some of which are not local to Vietnam.
    • BONSAI RIVER CRUISE: If you want to take in the city from the vantage point of the water, then head for a Bonsai River Cruise. Here you will get the chance to join a boat ride that includes dinner and takes you back to the days of elegant cruise dining. The boat is actually a traditional dragon boat that dates from the 19th century and they serve a buffet dinner complete with live music.
    • Back to hotel and overnight stay.

    DAY 9
    Ho Chi Minh

    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • Post breakfast, you will be on a light tour as you will visit one of the Iconic sight, Independence Palace and later you will be on shopping tour at famous Ben Thanh Market
    • INDEPENDENCE PALACE: Independence Palace is built on the site of the former Norodon Palace, which happens to be an important tourist places in Ho Chi Minh City. The palace was designed by architect Ngô Viết Thụ.The palace has served as the resident and workplace of the prescient of South Vietnam in the course of the great Vietnam War. On 30th April 1975, the North Vietnamese army tank crashed through its gate to mark the end of the war. This is a great place to explore the heritage and the history of the bygone times of Vietnam.
    • BEN THANH MARKET: Ben Thanh Market is one of the most important places to see in Ho Chi Minh City from a shopping point of view. Visiting this place, you will be able to purchase cheap clothes, souvenirs, accessories, textiles, electronics goods and much more. In the course of the day time, the market sells fresh produce and groceries whereas after the sunset, this place completely transforms into a street food hub.