Glimpse Of Vietnam 5 Days

Vietnam - Hanoi -

Glimpse of Vietnam 5 days: "Hanoi - Halong Bay - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi" (Daily departure on private tour, with fullboard). Ideal for travellers with limited time, this tour covers several "must sees" as Halong Bay, the old quarter of Hanoi and the tunnel complex of Cu Chi near Ho Chi Minh City.

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Asian Trails Ltd

Hanoi

Asian Trails Vietnam offers special tours for Hanoi and excellent rates for the Glimpse Of Vietnam 5 Days starting from 2012-05-01 to 2013-10-31 including all taxes and service charges.

Tours are operated with English speaking guidance only; other languages are on request and are subject to supplementary charges.

Package Info

Start From : 2012-05-01

Start From : 2013-10-31

Tour Package Itinerary

DAY 1 HANOI - ARRIVAL

  • Meet on arrival at Hanoi-Noi Bai International Airport and transfer to hotel. Time permitting (depending on the arrival flight), visit the Temple of Literature, built in the 11th century as Vietnam's first university, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son temple and stroll around the Old Quarter of Hanoi.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Accommodation at the hotel.

DAY 2 HANOI - HALONG - HANOI

  • Breakfast.
  • Early morning, drive 160 km East of Hanoi to Halong, sightseeing en route. Arrive in Halong and board a private junk for a 4-hour cruise. Discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. "Dragon descending to the sea" as it is known in Vietnamese, picturesque Halong Bay has more than 3,000 limestone islets rising from the clear emerald water, many of them containing beautiful grottoes such as Thien Cung and Dau Go. Seafood lunch on board.
  • Drive back to Ha Noi.
  • Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

DAY 3 HANOI - HO CHI MINH CITY

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Morning city tour including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed Monday, Friday and entire October and November for maintenance) his simple stilt house; the One-Pillar Pagoda and the Army Museum (closed on Monday). Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Transfer to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Transfer to hotel.
  • Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

DAY 4 HO CHI MINH CITY - CU CHI

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Pick up at hotel, drive to Cu Chi (75 km) visit an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam War. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Lunch at local restaurant.
  • In the afternoon, visit the History Museum (closed on Mondays. If day 4 falls on Monday the History Museum will be replaced by the War Remnants Museum). Continue the sighseeing with a quick photo stop at the famous tourist sites such as Reunification Hall, Notre Dame Church and Central Post Office.
  • Dinner at local restaurant.
  • Accommodation at the hotel.

DAY 5 HO CHI MINH CITY - DEPARTURE

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Leisure time until transfer to Ho Chi Minh City - Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure.

 


SURCHARGE FOR GUIDE (USD/GROUP):

  • Spanish speaking guide : USD 103.00/group
  • Italian speaking guide : USD 221.00/group

INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE:

  • Accommodation with meals as indicated in the programme
  • Transfers, tours with English/French/German speaking guide
  • Entrance fees and boat fees
  • Vietnamese visa approval letter (stamp fee excluded) non-refundable if assistance is not needed
  • Service charge, room tax and handling fee

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE:

  • International air tickets to/from Vietnam
  • Other food and beverage in addition to the above
  • Early check-in and late check out charges from the hotel
  • Vietnamese visa stamping fee at USD25.--/pax (only applicable to people obtaining the VISA sticker in immigration upon arrival)
  • Personal insurance
  • Domestic air tickets Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh (see supplement above)
  • Expenditure of a personal nature such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, tipping etc

WEATHER IN VIETNAM:

  • North: Nov-Apr: Winter season in the north. Temperatures averaging 16C.
    Summer with rain and occasional storms, temperatures average: 30C.
  • Centre: May - June: Hot weather, Nov-Dec typhoons and tropical storms season.
    Jan - Feb: Cloudy and occasionally rainy. Temperatures average between North and South
  • South: May-Oct: Rainy season. But it rarely rains the whole day long.
    Nov-Apr: Dry season. Constant temperatures through the year: 25C - 30C. Mar-Apr: Hottest time

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Cancellation of confirmed arrangements is subject to cancellation fee as follows:

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  • Up to 22 days prior to arrival in Vietnam: no charge
  • From 21-15 days prior to arrival: 10% of the total tour price
  • From 14-8 days prior to arrival: 20% of the tour price
  • From 7-1 days prior to arrival: 30% of the tour price
  • No Show 100% charge

VISA REGULATIONS:

  • Visas are required for all nationalities except Thai, Malaysian, Philippines, Laotian, Singaporean, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, and Finish. If visas are to be obtained via Asian Trails, the following personal data must be supplied to us at least 2 (two) weeks before travelling to Vietnam:



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  • Full name as per passport
  • Passport number, date of issue and expiry
  • Date and place of birth
  • Occupation and nationality

  • Visas can also be obtained upon arrival at international entry points to Vietnam, in which case the stamping fee will be quoted separately. We also require passport details in advance for visa stamp upon arrival. We will send a confirmation letter to show to airport staff at the departing airport, confirming that clients will get the visa on arrival. Visas can only be requested via us in connection with the booking of travel arrangements to Vietnam.

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