Full Moon Festival Express

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 Trip Length
8 Days
 Trip Starts
Hanoi
 Trip Finishes
Hoi An
8 Day Full Moon Festival Express Itinerary (On The Go Tours)
Countries Explored: Vietnam
Trip Operator:
On The Go Tours
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Accommodation
3 - 4 Star
Max. Group Size
24
Trip Code
FMFEX

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on On The Go Tours 8 Day Full Moon Festival Express. This special 8 day tour takes in Vietnam's charming capital Hanoi, spectacular Halong Bay and imperial Hue before celebrating the famous Full Moon Festival in the enchanting riverside town of Hoi An.

Itinerary

Arrival in Hanoi, included transfer to hotel. Free morning. Afternoon walking tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter.

Hanoi – Halong Bay. This morning drive to beautiful Halong Bay. Boarding junk boat we cruise the emerald waters. Later we visit spectacular Tien Ong Cave. Tonight, there's a Vietnamese cooking demonstration and seafood dinner. (B/L/D)

Halong Bay - Hanoi - Hue. Start the day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck before exploring the Floating village of Cua Van. On arrival to Hanoi embark on a guided cyclo tour of the French Quarter, followed by a walking tour of the Old Quarter. Later, board overnight sleeper train to Hue. (B)

Breakfast onboard the train. After arrival and hotel check in at Hue, we tour the city's Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial Purple Palace, and countryside Royal Tombs. As the sun sets, cruise along the Perfume River, or enjoy some retail therapy at the Dong Ba Market. (B/L)

Hue - Road of the Ocean Clouds - Hoi An. We take the scenic Hai Van Pass (Road of the Ocean Clouds) to the port of Hoi An, stopping for a stroll along China Beach. Enjoy a short afternoon walking tour of the historic old town. (B)

Today marks the height of the Full Moon Festival and we will celebrate with the locals. In the morning we handcraft our own lanterns at a local home, before heading back into town for a free afternoon. Tonight we release our lanterns at the water's edge with hundreds of locals and enjoy the spellbinding spectacle. (B)

Morning bicycle ride to the rural village of Tra Que, where we assist with tending the fields and cooking lunch. (B/L)

Final day in Vietnam, included departure transfer to Danang airport. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Celebrate the Full Moon Festival in Hoi An and watch thousands of colourful lanterns being released on the river
  • Hanoi - a cyclo ride through the charming old quarter with traditional shop fronts
  • Halong Bay - UNESCO-listed region with thousands of beautiful limestone peaks and islets
  • Hanoi - take a cyclo ride through the Ancient Quarter of the capital
  • Halong Bay - enjoy an overnight junk boat cruise in this UNESCO Listed region with thousands of beautiful limestone peaks and islets
  • Hue - discover the ancient walled Citadel and the Imperial Purple Palace, Thien Mu Pagoda and the Royal Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc
  • Hoi An - wander around this enchanting UNESCO Listed ancient town, famed for its beautifully preserved old city, tailors, handicrafts markets and nearby beaches
  • Tra Que village - take a leisurely bike ride into the country, learn how to farm the land and enjoy a fun cooking lesson
  • Hue - ancient citadel, Imperial Purple City, Royal Tombs, Thien Mu Pagoda and monastery
  • Hoi An - UNESCO-listed ancient town famed for its beautifully preserved old city and nearby beaches

  • Guided sightseeing - Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue and Hoi An
  • Halong Bay Junk boat cruise - opt to swim, kayak and explore caves
  • Bicycle ride to Tra Que village and cooking demonstration
  • Lantern making in the home of the Ha Linh family in Hoi An and releasing our lanterns onto the river
  • Airport arrival transfer day 1 and departure transfer day 8
  • Escorted by an English speaking Vietnamese tour guide
  • All relevant transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles

  • 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 1 dinner are included on this tour

  • 5 nights 4 star and special class hotels
  • 1 night deluxe junk boat
  • 1 overnight sleeper train (Junk boat: private cabin, Sleeper train: basic, 4 berth cabin)
  • Sunway Hotel (Hanoi)
  • Bhaya Classic Junk Boat (Halong Bay)
  • Syrena Junk Boat (Halong Bay)
  • Mondial Hotel (Hue)
  • ÊMM Hotel (Hue)
  • Vinh Hung Riverside Resort (Hoi An)
  • Thanh Binh Riverside hotel (Hoi An)

  • Excludes International flights and visa.
  • Excludes Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$3 - 6 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Excludes Entrance Fees: USD$30-40, paid in USD or VND

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