Vietnam Adventure: July 17-23, 2023
Roundtrip economy airfare (International & Domestic)
5 star hotel accommodation
Overnight Cruise in Halong Bay
Filipino Tour Escort
Tips and gratuities
English speaking tourguide
Ripple is back with another adventure! Embark on an adventure in Vietnam, a land of staggering natural beauty and cultural complexities. Delve into the past and witness their everyday life as we get a glimpse of the Old Quarter area in Hanoi before we plunge into the high-octane city of Ho Chi Minh. Get to know how they survived living in the Cu Chi tunnels and visit the downtown area for the cheapest shopping deals. Witness how the floating market works while riding a boat along the Mekong River.
Lastly, enjoy an overnight 5-star cruise along Halong Bay in a suite. What more can you ask for?
Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check-in.
The half day Hanoi city tour will take you to visit outside Ho Chi Minh complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One-Pillar Pagoda and continue on to the Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam. We then visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple, walk around the Old Quarter Area to see daily life of Hanoians living in the oldest parts of the city.
Today, we take a scenic route and experience an overnight cruise along Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s most impressive sights.
Continue cruising around the bay and take a sampan to visit some caves before going back to the boat. After lunch, we disembark and transfer back to Ha Noi to take our flight to Ho Chi Minh.
We explore the city starting with a drive to Cu Chi Tunnels; the tunnel system stretched over 200km. After that, we transfer back to the main city to continue our tour including Notre Dame Catholic Cathedral, French built Post Office, the Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, which primarily contains exhibits relating to the American phase of the Vietnam War. Enjoy some shopping time at Ben Thanh Market.
Time to explore the outskirts of the city as we take a boat ride (My Tho), cruising on Tien (Mekong) river and see four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise, Phoenix. Enjoy fresh coconut juice to cool you down. Visit the Fish Floating Market and Fish-Craft Village. Stop at Thoi Son Island and go walking around countryside road, seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits and listen to traditional music. Take a rowing boat on small canal with beautiful scenery of country side, to visit honey-bee farm and enjoy honey-tea.