Hanoi – Ha Long - Hue - Hoi An - Hanoi
11 days 10 nights
Day 01: Arrival in Hanoi . Transfer to hotel, accommodation. Lunch. City tour with a visit to the Temple of Literature , founded in 1070, the legendary Sword Lake and Ngoc Son Temple (18th century), and the old quarters of the city. Evening watching water puppet.
Day 02: Breakfast. Tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and One Pillar Pagoda. Departure to the descending dragon Ha Long Bay (180 km). Accommodation in beach hotel on the island and rest.
Day 03: Breakfast. Cruise on a boat (5 hours) on the Bay of thousands of islands, as called Ha Long Bay, included in the UNESCO list of world heritage. Visiting island, swimming. Lunch on the boat. Return to Hanoi for the night train to Hoi An. Transfer to and rest in the soft compartment in the North-South train.
Day 04: Arrival in Hue - the former imperial capital. Breakfast. Accommodation at the hotel. Visit the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden Purple City , which was built in the early 19th century in the first emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty. Lunch. Free time.
Day 05: Breakfast. Boat cruise on the Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda - one of the oldest architectural structures in Hue , and amazing tomb of Emperor Minh Mang. Lunch. Visit the tomb of Emperor Tu Duc. Free time.
Day 06: Breakfast. Transfer to Hoi An through Hai Van mountain pass and Marble mountains. Visit the old quarter of the port city Hoi An, known as European merchants in the XVI century. Dinner. Accommodation at the hotel.
From day 07 to day 08: Breakfast. Vacation in a resort or tours to choose.
Day 09: Breakfast. Transfer to Da Nang Airport (30 km from Hoi An), flight to Hanoi , transfer to hotel, accommodation. Rest.
Day 10: Breakfast. Free time. Transfer to the airport for flight to Moscow in night of day 11. Arrival in Moscow the next morning