Highlight Vietnam Travel 24 Days

DAY 0: HANOI ARRIVAL (B/-/D) Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport, be warmly welcomed and picked up by our guide and then transferred to hotel in the centre for check-in. Take your first-hand exploration of city. Enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant with our brief introduction of your tour. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi. DAY 02: HANOI CITY TOUR – LAO CAI (B/-/-) – by overnight train Pick up at your hotel for full day tour of Hanoi, a blend of the modern with the mystery and charm of past centuries, Hanoi offers an air of elegance and harmony with nature. Today’s sightseeing begins with a visit Ba Dinh Square to see Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum - the museum to his life and the simple cottage where he lived and worked. Then visit Presidential Palace, house on stilts and One Pillar pagoda (locally known as Chua Mot Cot) originally built in 1040 A.D. on a pillar constructed of a single large tree trunk. Next, also visit Van Mieu or Temple of Literature, which dates back to 1070 and is dedicated to the cult of Confucius. Continue visit National museum of Vietnam history which was built between 1925 and 1932, this architecturally impressive museum was formerly home to the École Française d’Extrême Orient. The museum is keeping bronzes from the Dong Son culture (3rd century BC to 3rd century AD), Hindu statuary from the Khmer and Champa kingdoms, jewellery from imperial Vietnam, and displays relating to the French occupation and the Communist Party. Visit Hanoi Opera House which was modelled on the Palais Garnier, the older of Paris two opera houses, and is considered to be one of the architectural landmarks of Hanoi and then take a cyclo ride through the Hanoi’s Old Quarter, a network of narrow alleys and shop houses also known as “The 36 Streets.” This is a wonderful place
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Saigon Street Food Tours

Let our local guides take you through this wonderful day tour of Saigon on the back of the bike to explore its cuisine, from the street to the restaurant. Ain't nothing better than a Saigon Culinary Day Tour, right? n the morning we will have a cooking class with Vietnam Cookery Center, along with an accompanied market tour to the spectacular Ben Thanh market in an hour before the class. During the market visit, you will learn more about certain classic Vietnamese productions, from fruits and vegetables to meats and seafood. After that, head back to the Vietnam Cookery Center, where our chefs will instruct you while you are cooking by yourself, even inexperienced cook can make tasty dishes within a few hours. Then enjoy your outcome one by one with other members of the crew before receiving a special recipe book for more cooking sessions at your home country when you return.. • Menu: Salad, one local soup, braised fish or pork   Enjoy your self-prepared food and by the restaurant In the afternoon, take a tour to discover Saigon by visiting the renowned Notre Dame Cathedral and Central Post office before transferring to Chinatown. From there you will visit Cho Lon – the biggest wholesales market in Saigon and Thien Hau Pagoda – where you can see hundreds of local people come to pray for their Health, Luck and Happiness. You may also enjoy the authentic Vietnamese local coffee shops in the streets of Chinatown, where the famous French Movie “The Lover” was filmed. Have dinner at Ngon Restaurant with great collection of local food in Saigon. 
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