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6-Day Essence of Vietnam: Discovering the South and North

From the dynamic streets of Saigon to the serene waters of Halong Bay, this tour offers a perfect blend of historical landmarks, natural beauty, and local experiences. Whether you are wandering through the historic Cu Chi Tunnels, cruising the picturesque Mekong Delta, or savoring authentic Vietnamese cuisine, this trip promises a comprehensive and enriching exploration of Vietnam’s most iconic destinations. 

  • Travel style          Daily Departure, group tour , Private tour

  • Travel theme       History, boat trip, bicycle ride, villages, relax, island

  • Destinations         Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta - Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Halong Bay

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Vietnam, spanning from the bustling southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City to the tranquil, ancient charm of Hanoi in the north. 


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Our tour guide is fluent in English and is highly knowledgeable about the destinations we visit. Upon request, we can also provide tour guides who speak other languages.


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We provide all essential services including land transfers, tickets, meals, and tour guides. Only personal expenses and tips are excluded. 
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Authentic Adventures , with years of expertise, is your reliable partner for immersive travel experiences in Vietnam. We prioritize customer benefits, ensuring each moment of your journey is thoughtfully planned to uncover the authentic beauty of this enchanting destination. Join us and discover Vietnam's essence with Authentic Adventure


DAY 1: HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL


Welcome to Ho Chi Minh, you will be collected by our local guide at Tan Son Nhat Airport and transfer to hotel for check in.

The room is at your disposal from 02:00 PM onwards. Balance of the day as your leisure. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.


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6-Day Vietnam Itinerary

DAY 2: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR - CU CHI TUNNELS (B,L)


Morning 


08:00 – 08: 30 AM: Pick up at your hotel and start the city tour included:


Independence Palace (the Reunification Palace) was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace.

War Remnants Museum which has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.

Notre Dame Cathedral & Central Post Office the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times

Jade Emperor Pagoda with the peaceful atmosphere &o many stories behind each detail of the pagoda.

12:30 AM: Lunchtime with a famous Phở restaurant (Vietnamese noodle soup).



Afternoon


02:00 PM: Depart around 1,5 hours through the pleasant countryside before arriving at Cu Chi Tunnels – the historic site where Vietnamese soldiers used as a shelter during wartime. This fantastic network stretches over 250 km and is the shelter of Vietnamese soldiers during the wars.


There is a shooting range where you can try to fire automatic or semi-automatic weapons for a fee (this fee is not included)


06:00 – 07:00 PM: Be dropped off at your hotel. Dinner on your own account. Overnight at the hotel.



DAY 3: DAY TRIP TO MEKONG DELTA - HANOI (B,L)


Morning

08:30 – 09:00 AM Depart from your hotel for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River.


Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music.

Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal 

Visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Have lunch at local restaurant.



Afternoon

Cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta.

05:00 – 05:30 PM: Be dropped at your hotel to take your luggage. You will be picked up by our driver to transfer to the airport to take your domestic flight to Hanoi.


Once arrival in Hanoi, you will be warmly welcomed by our tour guide and driver to transfer to your hotel to check in. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.


DAY 4: DAY TRIP TO NINH BINH (B,L)


BAI DINH PAGODA – TRANG AN – MUA CAVE

Regular group tour


07:30 – 08:00: Get picked up from Ha Noi ( or 10:00 from Ninh Binh ) by our friendly guide then depart for Ninh Binh province

09:15: Have a short break for 15 – 20 minutes to relax

10:30: Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda – the most famous & biggest Pagoda in Southeast Asia with many records set such as 500 Stone – Arhat Statues, 36 ton-bronze Bell, 100 ton-Buddha Statue…

Mai Chau - Pu Luong – Ninh Binh 4 days 3 nights


11:00:Have lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods such as goat meat, fish, chicken, fried rice…. Vegetarian foods are always available in the buffet lunch


13:00: Visit Trang An which was recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 2014. Trang An has a wonderful tunnel cave system so Kong's Movie Group chose this place for the New Version of Kong in 2016 – “Skull Island”. With 2.5 hours for the boat trip, you will be persuaded by the beauty here.

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15:30: Get back to the Limousine Bus then leave for Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). Walk up almost 500 steps, you can reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain & have an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from here

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17:00: Get on the bus to return to Hanoi

19:00: Get dropped off at Hotel in Hanoi

 

DAY 5: DAY TRIP TO HA LONG BAY (B,L)

HA NOI - HA LONG - HA NOI

Morning

8.15-8.50: Get picked up at the hotel in Hanoi Old Quater/ Opera House to depart for Halong Bay


Our journey follows Hanoi – Haiphong- Tuan Chau Highway (about a 3 hour drive)


12:00: Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor, get on  LUXURY CRUISE with our crew’s warly welcome


 Enjoy welcome drink  then start the excursion to discovery  the beauty of the world heritage site.

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12:30: Enjoy a special  lunch with more than 30 dishes on the boat .While having lunch, the boat will passing by  the beautiful scenery on both sides with thousands of limestone such as Fighting Chicken and Incense Buner Islets – 2 symbols of Halong Bay

Afternoon

14.00: Arrive at Bo Hon Island, and you will visit Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave with a lot of stalagmites and stalactites


14.45: Do kayaking or bamboo boat through Luon Cave to discover the beautiful lagoon.


15.15: Visit TiTop Island with its sandy beach. You can go swimming here or trek up to the top of the island for sightseeing all of Halong bay

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16.00: Back to the boat for the sunset party (with wine, tea, fruits, and biscuits) meanwhile the boat is cruising back to the harbor


17.45: Arrive back atthe harbor. Get on the bus and return to Hanoi


20:30: Get dropped off at the hotel. Tour ends


DAY 6: HANOI DEPARTURE (B) (B)


 

Free on your own until being transferred back to Noi Bai airport for your departure flight to come back home. Meals on your own.


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BASIC PACKAGE 
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DETAILS --->
  • Shared Group tour 
  • Standard shared transportation
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Delicious local meals mentioned  in the itinerary 
  • English speaking Local tour guides.  
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense
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DELUXE PACKAGE 
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DETAILS --->
  • Private tour 

  • Private transportation 
  • Domestic flights tickets
  • Charming private room in 4 star hotel/resort 

  • Appetizing meals mentioned in the Itinerary .
  • Private English speaking tour guide . 
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Complimentary water during your tours.
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense
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Premium package
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DETAILS --->
  • Private tour
     
  • Private transportation 
  • Domestic flights tickets
  • Luxury private room in a 5 star hotel/resort 

  • Elegant meals  mentioned in the  Itinerary .
  • Private English speaking tour guide . 
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Complimentary water during your tours.
  • Gift : "VIP Tickets of  "Hoi An Memories Show." - With Food
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense
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