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Vietnam Highlights

May 26, 2011 | By

Vietnam Highlights

Arrive in the dynamic capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, and relax in the luxury of the Sofitel Metropole Hanoi. This 5-star hotel blends the city’s colonial heritage with distinct Vietnamese features through original wood floors and modern fixtures. Following a lakeside Tai Chi lesson on your second day, explore Hanoi’s vibrant street culture on a delicious tour of the city. Guided by the chairman of the Hanoi Gastronomy Club, sample pan-fried dishes from street-side food stalls on your walk, leading up to lunch at a famous restaurant in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Continue to the Temple of Literature where a wise historian will share his experiences of the past century and his homeland’s culture with you. The evening concludes with a nighttime water puppet show, an intrguing traditional Vietnamese art.

Activities and Adventures Included in Vietnam Highlights

  • Guided tours of Hanoi’s cuisine and culture
  • Water puppet theatre show in Hanoi
  • Cruise Ha Long Bay on a luxury wooden junk
  • Private tour and dinner in the Hanoi Opera House
  • Bike through the Imperial Citadel in Hue
  • Explore the waterfront shops and cafes in Hoi An on a private guided tour
  • Visit the Cu Chi tunnels from the Vietnam War era bike
  • Taste fresh fruit from the colorful floating markets
  • Practice Tai Chi with expert instructors

Suggested Itinerary-at-a-glance

  • Day 1: Arrive Hanoi¬† / Sofitel Metropole Hanoi (D)
  • Day 2: Hanoi / Sofitel Metropole Hanoi (B,L)
  • Day 3: Ha Long Bay / Halong Violet (B,L,D)
  • Day 4: Hanoi / Sofitel Metropole Hanoi (B,D)
  • Day 5: Hue / La R√©sidence (B,D)
  • Day 6: Hoi An / The Nam Hai (B)
  • Day 7: Hoi An / The Nam Hai (B)
  • Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City / Park Hyatt Saigon (B,L)
  • Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City / Park Hyatt Saigon (B,L)
  • Day 10: Depart Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Land price from $5,755 – $6,045 per person (Based on double occupancy) International airfare additional. Pricing is based on low season. Price may vary depending on date of travel.

Andavo Travel 801-327-7609