Vietnam Muslim Tour – 8 days 7 nights
Vietnam Muslim Tour. Absorb the French charm of Hanoi, Witness a traditional water-puppet performance. Sail through the pristine waters of Halong Bay. Discover dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, Admire the beauty of the Mekong River, Experience life underground in the Cu Chi Tunnels, Visit the beautiful beaches of Vung Tau, Enjoy fresh seafood and sumptuous meals at real Halal and Indian restaurants.
Day 1: Arrival Ha Noi (Halal dinner included)
You will be met by our representative at Noi Bai International airport, and transferred to your hotel of choice for check-in. Enjoy a 1 hour ride in a cyclo (rickshaw) around the old quarter of Hanoi and its busy streets filled with fascinating shops. Dinner will be at a local Halal restaurant
Day 2: Ha Noi – Ha Long (Breakfast / Hala lunch & dinner included)
After breakfast, take an interesting Hanoi city tour covering Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum & his residence, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature (The 1st University in Vietnam. Almost 1000 years old). After lunch, proceed to Halong town. Halong Bay was placed on the UNESCO world heritage site in 1994 .This four hour drive will show you the diversity of Northern Vietnamese villages and rice fields. A delicious dinner will be waiting for you at a local restaurant (Seafood only, no meat). Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ha Long.
Day 3: Ha Long – Ha Noi (Breakfast / Halal lunch & dinner included)
Enjoy breakfast and then relax on a half-day boat trip of Halong Bay. Enjoy spectacular views of multi-shaped limestone rocks and visit the dramatic caves and grottos such as Paradise Grotto and Wooden Stakes Cave. Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch, which will be served onboard the boat. Return to Hanoi. Sightseeing at Hoan Kiem Lake, the old city center with over 36 ancient streets and shopping. Enjoy dinner at a local Halal restaurant, followed by a traditional Water Puppet Show. Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ha Noi city.
Day 4: Ha Noi – Ho chi minh city (Breakfast / Hala lunch & dinner included)
Following breakfast, go to the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda. Continue on to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university which is almost 1,000 years old. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Museum of Ethnology, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple. Transfer to Noi bai airport for boarding late afternoon flight to Hochiminh city. Upon arrival in Tan Son Nhat international airport, you will be met by your guide and driver who will transfer you to your hotel in the city centre. Enjoy a fabulous evening dinner cruise on the Saigon river as you are entertained by a live show. Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi – Vung Tau (Breakfast / Hala lunch & dinner with sea food)
After breakfast at your hotel, we drive you to Cu Chi where you will experience the labyrinth of web-like tunnels of more than 200km in length. These tunnels were used to as shelters by guerrillas during the American war. They included hospitals, accommodation, kitchens and much more. Return to Ho Chi Minh for a buffet lunch. After lunch, we head off to Vung Tau City. Vung Tau is situated 125km southeast of Ho Chi Minh city. It is a famous beach resort with long white sandy beaches and warm water the whole year round. A sumptuous dinner awaits you at local restaurant- Sea Food only (no Meat). Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Vung Tau city.
Day 6: Vung Tau – Ho Chi Minh city (Breakfast / Lunch with sea food & Hala dinner included)
Breakfast at your hotel. Embark on a Vung Tau city tour including Christ of Vung Tau, a large statue of Christ on a hilltop with the height of 32 meters, the18 meter high Goddess of Mercy statue, Thuy Van beach and Whale Temple dedicated to whales considered as rescuing gods for Vietnamese fisherman in the east sea. Lunch at a local restaurant before returning to Ho Chi Minh city. Visit the War Museum, Town, Thien Hau Temple, a lacquer ware factory and handicraft center. A splendid dinner awaits you at a local Halal/India restaurant. Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh city – My Tho – Ho Chi Minh city (Breakfast / Lunch with seafood & dinner included)
Following breakfast, we take a two hour drive to My Tho. On the way witness picturesque rice fields and buffalos. Upon arrival, enjoy a boat trip on the Mekong River with a stop at Thoi Son islet to taste seasonal fruit whilst enjoying traditional folk music. Then, visit the authentic life of the locals and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. Take an adventurous sampan ride in palm shaded canals. Lunch to be served with a Mekong Delta specialty – Deep Fried Elephant ear fish. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon and take a short sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City including Notre Dame Cathedral, The Old Post Office and The People’s Committee Hall. Dinner will be served at a Halal/India Restaurant. Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh city and departure (Breakfast)
Eat breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy free leisure time to explore. In the afternoon head to Ben Thanh Market to shop until you drop. Afterwards you will be transferred to Tan Son Nhat international airport for your departure. End of tour.