Day 01: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City
Upon arrival in HCM City, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at Caravelle hotel
Day 02: Ho Chi Minh City (Cu Chi Tunnels) (B/ L/ -)
Today’s tour includes Notre Dame Cathedral, Ben Thanh market, City Hall, the Reunification Palace and an excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels. Overnight at Caravelle hotel
Day 03: Ho Chi Minh City ( Mekong Delta) (B/ L/ -)
Today enjoy an excursion to My Tho in the Mekong Delta with a quick stop in Cholon (Chinatown) en-route. Visit different islands in the Delta. See the way the locals live, the same way they have lived for the last decades. Enjoy local fruits and folk music performed by local musicians. Return to HCM City in the afternoon. Overnight at Caravelle hotel
Day 04: Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/-/ -)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, journey east along Highway 18 across Hai Duong Province for Halong Bay. Overnight at Novotel in Halong.
Day 05: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/ L/ -)
This morning, enjoy a cruise by traditional "Junk " (wooden boat) around the emerald waters and craggy limestone cliffs of Halong Bay, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, stopping at different islands to explore the many caves in this area. Sail past floating villages, fishermen casting their nets and pearl fisheries and observe the rhythms of daily life on the bay. A seafood lunch as served on board your cruise. Proceed by road to Hanoi and transfer to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a tour of Hanoi's Old Quarters by Cyclo. Overnight at Sofitel Legend Metropole
Day 06: Hanoi (B/ L/ -)
Today, tour the city of Hanoi with visits to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum*, his House on Stilt where he lived and ruled the country, One Pillar pagoda, Temple of Literature, the Opera House and Hoan Kiem Lake with lunch at a local restaurant. This evening, enjoy a Water Puppet Show. Overnight at Sofitel Legend Metropole
NOTE: *Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closed Mondays & Fridays and in October & November.
Day 07: Hanoi - Shanghai (B/ -/ -)
Transfer to Hanoi airport for your flight to Shanghai, connecting in Hong Kong. Upon arrival in Shanghai, be met and transferred to your hotel Renaissance Yu Garden Hotel.
Day 08: Shanghai (B/ L/ D)
A full day tour takes you to Shanghai’s Old Town, Yu Yuan Garden, the bund, Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant followed by an inspiring Shanghai Acrobatics Performance. Overnight at Renaissance Yu Garden Hotel
Day 09: Shanghai (B/ -/ -)
Full day free at leisure to shop and further explore Shanghai on your own. Overnight at Renaissance Yu Garden Hotel
Day 10: Shanghai - Xian (B/ -/ -)
Transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight to Xian. Upon arrival, commence sightseeing of the City Wall, Bell & Drum Towers before checking-in at your hotel Shangri-la Xian.
Day 11: Xian (B/ L/ D)
Today's full-day tour includes the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi Provincial Museum and the tomb of the Emperor Qin Shi Huang Di with its terra cotta army. Tonight enjoy a Tang Dynasty dinner and cultural show. Overnight at Shangri-la Xian
Day 12: Xian - Beijing (B/ -/ -)
Fly to Beijing. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the balance of the day at your leisure. Overnight at Renaissance Capital Hotel
Day 13: Beijing (B/ L/ D)
A full day city tour today visits the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven and Tiananmen Square with lunch at a local restaurant. This evening, enjoy a Peking Duck Dinner followed by a Legends of Kung Fu evening performance. Overnight at Renaissance Capital Hotel
Day 14: Beijing (B/ L/ -)
Enjoy a full-day tour to the Great Wall at Mutianyu with cable car ride, followed by a visit of The Ming Tombs with lunch at a local restaurant. Overnight at Renaissance Capital Hotel
Day 15: Beijing – Home (B/ -/ -)
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight home, connecting in Hong Kong. Arrive the same day.
- All domestic Flights within Vietnam & China
- International flight: Hanoi - Shanghai
- Roundtrip Airport Transfers in each city
- American Breakfasts Daily at hotel
- Other meals as specified per itinerary ( B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Diner )
- Sightseeing & Transfers by private car, driver
- Professional English-speaking guides
- International flights in/out
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
- Prices are per person, based on double occupancy
- Holiday surcharges applies for stays during Dec. 23 - Jan. 05
- Price excludes personal expenses, beverages, gratuities to guides and drivers
- Land Only Option does NOT include any International Airfares (includes domestic airfares within China & Vietnam only)
- Visas are required to enter Vietnam & China. Not included in package.
- Prices subject to change without notice
- Tour requires minimum of 2 passengers to operate