Vietnam Train Tour 11 Days
Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
Depart / Return: Ho Chi Minh City / Hanoi
Visit: Saigon - Nha Trang - Danang - Hoian - Hue - Hanoi - Halong.
Day 1: Saigon Arrival (D)
Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Meet & Greet at international Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to the hotel in downtown Saigon. Dinner and overnight in Saigon.
Day 2: Saigon City Tour - Full Day (B, L)
We take a day tour of Saigon with our guide, who will share the rich history and cultural nuances of the city’s sights. We will visit to the Reunification Palace, War Remnants museum, Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral. In the afternoon we visit to Jade Emperor Temple, one of the oldest Chinese temples in Saigon. The last sight we will visit today is Ben Thanh market, where all kind of goods are offered.
Overnight in Saigon.
Day 3: Day Train to Nha Trang (B, L)
Free at your leisure in the next morning. In the afternoon we board the SE2 Reunification Express at 14.40pm, traveling through the lush green paddy fields up the coast, arriving in the resort of Nha Trang in the evening.
Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 4: Nha Trang City & Beach (B, L)
Morning we will visit fascinating Ponagar Cham tower, Hon Chong (Husband islet) Rock and The Oceanographic institute featuring an aquarium full of colorful marine life including seashore and tropical reef fishes. After lunch we take boat trip to Hon Tam Island, a new beach paradise in Nha Trang, where you can swim, scuba dive, and fishing or do other water sports or just relax on the beach.
Come back and overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 5: Nha Trang - Night Train to Da Nang (B)
Today you are free to continue relaxing in the finest beach in Vietnam (optional lunch) until time transfer to Nha Trang railway station for SE1 night train to Danang at 21.00pm.
Overnight on train.
Day 6: Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L)
Following our morning arrival in Danang, we visit the famous Cham Museum with its collection of relics from the Cham Kingdom. After that, we continue to Hoian where we can wander around the old streets, a mixture of Japanese and Chinese architecture that reflects its history as an important trading port.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoian - Hue (B, L)
Morning we transfer to Hue, the cultural capital of Central Vietnam, stopping at the Lang Co beach for lunch and Hai Van pass for photograph, before touring Hue to visit the Imperial Citadel, Thien Mu pagoda and Tu Duc tomb in the afternoon.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue - Day Train to Hanoi (B, L)
Early check out procedure and get on SE2 Reunification Express for our day journey to Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
Today we will begin to tour Hanoi, visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda the Museum of Ethnology and the Temple of Literature. Afternoon we walk around Hoan Kiem lake before enjoy one hour cyclo ride around the Old Quarter. In the early evening we will attend a performance of a traditional Water Puppet Theatre.
Overnight at Hanoi.
Day 10: Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (B, L)
Heading out of Hanoi to Halong Bay, on arrival we cruise this UNESCO World Heritage Site, enjoying a leisurely boat trip through the bay stopping to explore some of the many islands, caves and grottoes. In the early evening we return to Hanoi following a lunch of freshly caught seafood onboard the boat.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 11: Hanoi - Departure (B)
The day is at leisure until transfer to Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport for departure.
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National train tickets - soft sleeper with A/C
All land transportation as shown in the program
9 nights in comfortable accommodation in twin sharing room, 1 night aboard a sleeper train (sharing 4-berth cabin) on Day 5
Meals: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Boat cruising in Nha Trang and Halong bay
English-speaking local guides
Cyclo ride in Hanoi
All entrance and sightseeing fees
Purified water and wet towel.
International airfares & airport taxes in/out Vietnam (Single)
Entry visa to Vietnam
Meals that not mentioned in the program
Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone...)