Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh - Retreat in Con Dao Island

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh - Retreat in Con Dao Island

It is a great chance for you to enjoy yourself in beautiful and magnificent places. You will immerse yourself into the landscapes and nature in these places. There are many wonderful landscapes in Vietnam and Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and Con Dao are... Read More
Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
Tour Code : HHCD7D
  • All accommodation basing on double/twin room with daily breakfast
  • Domestic air tickets
  • Private transportation as specified in itinerary
  • English speaking guide for day tour
  • All entrance fee for sightseeing
  • All boat trips as specified in itinerary
  • Meals as specified in itinerary (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch and D = Dinner)
  • Drinking water on coach
  • International air ticket to/ from Vietnam
  • Visa fee to Vietnam
  • Personal expense
  • Things are not indicated in itinerary
  • Tips for guide and driver

Please contact our consultants for the best offer basing your specific travel need. Our consultants are waiting and welling to customize and design the tour to Vietnam far your unique travel style.

Maps Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1 : Hanoi

On your arrival, you are met local guide and driver who will take you to hotel. If time is permitted, you will take an orientation tour of Hanoi and take a cyclo ride (pedicab) around the ancient quarter of Hanoi. It absolutely is a fascinating way to get the first look of this peaceful and beautiful city. Evening we enjoy the water puppet show, a unique northern Vietnamese art performance that we cannot be missed on our schedule for today. We will have a chance to learn more about the rural life of Vietnamese peasants and national heroes via a series of history story which were beautifully demonstrated by the artists. 

Day 2 : Hanoi - City Tour (B/L)

Start our day with a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, this is a very special place for all Vietnamese and also famous for foreigners around the world to see the whole complex, Uncle Ho’s house on stilt where he lived and worked from 1958 -1969, his fishing pond and his garden.

Then we head to One Pillar Buddhist Pagoda built in 1049 by King Ly Thai Tong who ruled from 1028 to 1054. Ly Thai Tong was childless and dreamt that he met the bodhisattva Avalokiteshava, who handed him a baby son while seated on a lotus flower. Ly Thai Tong then married a peasant girl that he had met and she bore him a son. The emperor constructed the temple for the gratitude for this miracle. 

Further on our excursion, we visit to Van Mieu, temple of literature to dedicate to Confucius and his four best disciples. This was also the first national university of Vietnam built in 1076 within the temple to educate Vietnamese bureaucrats, nobles, royalty and other members of the elite. This university remained open from 1076 to 1779. The interesting thing in this place is the collection of steles of doctorates whose names, birth place, year of the examination, and the rank were engraved onto the marble stone stele placing on the top of the turtle. There are 1307 graduated doctor names on 82 stele in this place. After visiting this wonderful place, we will have lunch at Koto restaurant and refresh.

Later in the day we visit to a World Cultural Heritage site of Thang Lang Imperial Citadel which was built in 11th century be the Ly Dynasty, making the independence of Dai Viet. The Central Sector of Thang Long Imperial Citadel is the most important and the best – preserved of this heritage site. We will finish our day with a visiting the Army Museum nearby this ancient imperial City. This is very interesting site to visit as its exhibit collection focusing on 2 Wars, the French – Vietnam War in 1930s -1940s and American – Vietnam War in 1960s – 1970s. Especially the Dien Bien Phu battle field model is very lively, informative and useful section to see.

Return our hotel and then free at leisure.

Day 3 : Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh (B)

Morning enjoy our breakfast then proceed to airport to fly Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival we take a city tour of Ho Chi Minh to visit to Note Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Opera House, City Hall, Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau temple. Free at leisure.

Day 4 : Ho Chi Minh - Con Dao Island (B)

Morning enjoy our breakfast then take a flight to Con Dao Island for 3 days relaxing. Con Dao Island is part of a maritime and national park and is made up of 16 islands. The islands are mostly rugged and still have a lot of original forest cover and associated flora and fauna. The most famous indigenous animal is the dugong. The islands have very nice beaches, great swimming and snorkeling opportunities and is a paradise for relaxation.

Day 5 : Con Dao Island (B)

Free at leisure.

Day 6 : Con Dao Island (B)

Free at leisure.

Day 7 : Con Dao Island - Ho Chi Minh - Departure (B)

Morning enjoy our breakfast then fly to Tan Son Nhat Airport then connect to your departure flight home.

Day 1
  • Golden Silk Boutique Hotel

    Rising over the heart of Hanoi's central old quarter and famous Silk Road, with a 3-minute walk to HoanKiem Lake, Water Puppet Theatre, St Josephs Cathedral, Night Market, Hanoi Post Office, Trang Tien Plaza shopping center etc.. The luxury and impressive designed Golden Silk Boutique Hotel features stunning views and gracious style – a remarkable luxury experience, even by Western standards with graceful Asian style. Especially, the front view rooms of the hotel with balconies, captivating vistas of Hanoi’s old quarter

Day 3
  • Liberty Central Saigon Centre

    Located in one of the busiest hubs of Ho Chi Minh City, on the fashionable and trendy Le Thanh Ton Street, Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel is in walking distance to all of the city’s most renowned icons. With modern décor and a team that are celebrated for being kind, helpful and friendly, our international 4-star standard is in a preferred and affordable locale.

Day 4
  • Con Dao Resort

    Located along Nguyen Duc Thuan Street, Con Dao Resort has three area with many kinds of room for your choice: Villa has 07 rooms, Building has more 40 rooms and Communal house has 10 bungalows  with free Wi-Fi and private parking. It features an outdoor pool, restaurant and rooms with satellite TV. Each air-conditioned room at the Resort Con Dao comes with a minibar and electric kettle. A hairdryer and slippers are provided.

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