Vietnam: North to South - A 10-Day Odyssey Through Iconic Destinations
"Vietnam: The Essential Journey from North to South" provides a captivating look at well-known spots in the country's north, center, and south. The trip begins in the nation's capital, Hanoi, where visitors are engulfed in a rich historical and cultural environment featuring numerous significant and beautiful sites. After a fascinating tour of some of Hanoi's most well-known sights, guests continue their journey with a traditional rural water puppet show, which offers a truly unique cultural experience. The captivating Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site with stunning views of the sea, mountains, and enchanted caverns, is the destination of the next section of the journey. Enjoy delicious, fresh seafood dishes while taking in the breathtaking scenery on a cruise through these picturesque waters. A night on the boat in the middle of this breathtaking natural wonder adds special memories to the journey. After that, the journey heads to central Vietnam, where visitors can explore Hue, the former capital and home of the Nguyen Dynasty. This historical gem has grand pagodas, regal tombs, and the Nguyen emperors' legacy. Visitors can fully experience the cultural diversity of Hue by taking a leisurely boat ride along the Perfume River. Visiting Thuy Bieu village gives visitors the chance to work with talented local chefs to create Vietnamese cuisine. A relaxing herbal foot massage in the village gardens rounds off the experience, offering a fully immersive cultural immersion in Hue. The journey continues to Hoi An, a superbly preserved Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers historic charm and architectural marvels. A visit to the My Son site, once the religious and political center of the Champa kingdom from the 4th to the 13th centuries and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, adds to the historical adventure. After arriving back in Hoi An, visitors can relax at Cua Dai Beach and take in the clean, natural surroundings. My Tho is the next stop on the itinerary. Here, visitors can take a relaxing boat ride that winds through the four islands of Long, Ly, Quy, and Phung. The journey continues to the coconut-rich region of Ben Tre, where a bike ride into the village of Tan Thanh provides an immersive experience. One of the itinerary's stops is Cai Be, which is well-known for its colorful, boat-borne floating markets in the Mekong Delta. While taking in the vibrant atmosphere, guests can partake in a variety of shopping activities on boats and other vessels. The trip comes to an end in Saigon, where important sites like the Ben Thanh market, the Post Office, the Cathedral, and the Reunification Palace are explored. This extensive tour, which lasts for ten days, gives guests a thorough understanding of Vietnam's alluring natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.
Trip code: HER0004VN10D