- Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi
- Day 2: Hanoi – City tour
- Day 3: Hanoi – Free day - Night train to Sapa
- Day 4: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van
- Day 5: Sapa – Home-stay
- Day 6: Sapa - Night train to Hanoi
- Day 7: Hanoi – Free day
- Day 8: Hanoi – Halong Bay (overnight on deluxe junk)
- Day 9: Halong Bay
- Day 10: Halong Bay – Hanoi
- Day 11: Hanoi – Fly to Hue (morning flight)
- Day 12: Hue – sight seeing in Hue
- Day 13: Hue – Hoi An
- Day 14: Hoi An – Cooking class 2
- Day 15: Hoi An – Free day
- Day 16: Hoi An – Fly to Ho Chi Minh city
- Day 17: Saigon – Cuchi -Tay Ninh - Saigon
- Day 18: Saigon - Mekong Delta
- Day 19: Mekong Delta – Saigon
- Day 20: Departure
- Hanoi: Exploring Hanoi – capital of Vietnam.
- Halong Bay: Cruising aboard a traditional junk amidst the majestic limestone cliffs and emerald green waters of magnificent Halong Bay.
- Sapa: The “hidden charm” of Vietnamese tribe people living in their old historical mountainous villages would love to go here.
- Hue: the ancient imperial capital of Nguyen Dynasty, where it was modeled after Beijing’s very own Forbidden City, bears many cultural heritages such as temples, moats, walls, gates, galleries, museums, palaces and royal tombs.
- Hoi An: Quite simply, because it’s beautiful. An attractive, well-preserved old town with a great beach just down the road is always going to be a winning combination, and the tailors and silk merchants are also a big draw.
- Ho Chi Minh City: also known as Saigon, a dramatic meeting of old and new culture, a dynamic metropolis of skyscrapers and traffic juxtaposed with a wealth of ancient temples and traditional markets.
- Tay Ninh with Cao Dai Temple: Indigenous to Vietnam, Cao Dai, is in fact a fusion of the teachings from Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism, with elements of Christianity and Islam.
- Cu Chi Tunnels: truly comprehend the horrors of wars and the reality of life in very small tunnels.
- Mekong Delta/ Can Tho: Enjoy Phong Dien and Cai Rang floating markets to be a great chance to see an authentic floating market with real trading going on, and row on the small wooden boat throughout small canals at here.
Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi
Up on your arrival, you will be greeted by our tour guide and transferred to the hotel. We are free and relax till the time of the welcome dinner at a restaurant serving fine Vietnamese cuisine. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Hanoi, Dinner, Tour Guide
Day 2: Hanoi – City tour
This trip is started at around 08:00AM and ended at around 07:00PM. We will visit Ho Chi Minh complex and the Temple of Literature then we stop for our lunch at a local fine restaurant. This afternoon, we visit the Ethnology Museum, West Lake area (Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda), Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake. We have one hour to tale cyclo to travel around the Ancient city to see the daily Life of Hanoian and one more hour to watch The Water Puppet show in the Theater on the bank of Hoan Kiem Lake. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Hanoi, Breakfast, Lunch, Tour Guide, Entrance fee
Day 3: Hanoi – Free day - Night train to Sapa
Today we have a wonderful day to relax and go shopping at the Old Quarter. Our trip will be started at around 21:00. We will meet our guide and we will transfer to Hanoi Railway Station to take the night train to Sapa. Overnight on the 4 soft sleeper berth cabins. Included : A/C private car, Train ticket : Hanoi – Lao Cai (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4berth cabin), Tour Guide
Day 4: Sapa
Upon arrival at Lao Cai we transfer the 35km to the former hill station of Sapa. In the afternoon we embark on a walk into the nearby Cat Cat valley, passing through some H’mong villages along the route. Later we drive the short distance to the Red Dao village of Ta Phin nestled in a picturesque valley. We spend tonight in Sapa town. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Sapa, Dinner, Tour Guide, Entrance fee
Day 5: Sapa – Home stay (Option)Today we descend in to one of the most picturesque valleys in the region. We arrive at the small village of Ta Van inhabited by the Tay minority. Here we will be their guests in a traditional home stay. Included : A/C private car, Homestay, Breakst, Lunch, Dinner, Tour Guide, Entrance fee Or Today we Today we descend in to one of the most picturesque valleys in the region Lao Chai and Ta Van valley. We will visit the beautiful valley and the going back to Sapa by van. Tonight we stay in our hotel in Sapa. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Sapa, Breakfast, Lunch, Tour Guide, Entrance fee Day 6: Sapa - Night train to Hanoi
We continue our trek through some stunning scenery passing through several ethnic villages along the way. Going back to Sapa we have a day room for shower and then in the afternoon we take a van to Lao Cai to cat a over night soft sleeper train to Hanoi Included : A/C private car, Train ticket : Lao Cai – Hanoi (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4berth cabin), Tour Guide, Entrance fee
Day 7: Hanoi – Free day
Up on arrival in Hanoi very early in the morning we transfer to a local restaurant for our breakfast and relax before transfer to our hotel. Relax today in Hanoi. Check in time: 12:00 Option: early check in up on arrival, pay in full the room rate of US$65/room (breakfast included) Included : A/C private car, Tour Guide, Breakfast, Hotel in Hanoi
Day 8: Hanoi – Halong Bay (overnight on deluxe junk)
At 8:00 and we depart from the capital for Ha Long Bay approximately three hours away. En route we have a short stop at the Sao Do centre run for and by handicapped children. Upon arrival at Ha Long Bay (approx. midday) we will be transferred to our luxury junk. Once we have settled in we can begin our cruise around majestic Ha Long Bay accompanied by a delicious lunch. After lunch we have the chance to explore some of the limestone caves dotted around the bay. Then our captain will find a secluded spot where we can swim in the clear water of the bay or try our hand at some kayaking. After we have finished exploring for the day we retire to the junk. In the evening our cook will prepare a splendid meal comprised of fresh seafood dishes as well as traditional Vietnamese fare as we weigh anchor in the heart of the bay. Included : A/C private car, Boat trip in Halong (A/C private cabin for 02 persons on boat), Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9: Halong Bay
Rising to the tranquil beauty of the bay we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. This morning we continue to move around the bay to find more secluded areas. For those that wish to do some more kayaking you have the option of spending most of the morning with your kayaks and rendezvous with the junk for lunch. The kayaks are lightweight and easy to use and in keeping with our safety policies all participants will be issued with water buoyancy vests. In the afternoon we view some more caves. As the sun begins to set why not relax in the junk with a refreshing drink and gaze upon the natural splendor of the day. This evening, another tasty meal will be served on board Included : Boat trip in Halong (A/C private cabin for 02 persons on boat), Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10: Halong Bay – Hanoi
This morning we continue to move around the bay to find more secluded areas to either swim or kayak in. At around midday we will return to the main harbor before transferring to our awaiting vehicle for a 3-hour journey back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Hanoi, Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11: Hanoi – Fly to Hue (morning flight)
Today we take a short domestic flight to Hue. Up on arrival in Hue, we will be met by our local guide and transferred to our hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City; and Dong Ba market. In the evening, we go to the local restaurant for our delicious dinner in the Royal city. Overnight in Hue. Flight: Vietnam Airlines – Economy ticket
Included : A/C private car, Flight ticket : Hanoi – Hue (Vietnam Airline), Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast
Day 12: Hue – sight seeing in Hue
Our tour starts at 08:00 in the morning at the lobby of the hotel. We will be met and transferred to the Wharf where we will cruise along the Perfume River to visit: - Thien Mu Pagoda (The Heavenly Lady pagoda), from here we will have a good view of Perfume River and surroundings. - Tu Duc King’s tomb, which is one of the most beautiful works of Royal Architecture of the Nguyen Dynasty. The tomb lies in a boundless pine forest. Overnight in Hue. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Hue, Boat trip, Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast
Day 13: Hue – Hoi An
After breakfast at the hotel, we travel by vehicle to Hoi An along scenic highway 1A. Along the way we will stop to contemplate the stunning views North, to Lang Co Beach and South to Danang city. Danang city with Cham Museum – the houses of the most complete collection if Cham Artifacts anywhere in the world; China Beach – where the American named and used to have their Rest and Relaxation; and the Marble Mountain – the five elements of the Universe (water, wood, water, fire and earth). We will arrive in Hoi An in the afternoon, relax and take our walking tour before our Dinner. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Hoi An, Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast
Day 14: Hoi An – Cooking class 2
Our tour can be started at 08:15 AM at the meeting point We will have meeting point at the restaurant. After taking the welcome drink, we visit Hoi An’s colorful market and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy market. We will have our opportunity to interact with local sellers and purchase some of the ingredients to be used in the coming cooking lesson. After that we board the boat for a leisurely cruise about 25 minutes along Thu Bon River to Cooking School. This is a chance to view local river life and make sure your camera is in your hand. Up on arrival, we explore the cooking school’s herb and vegetable garden before learning about some Hoi An and Vietnam’s well-known dishes. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours, each dish is first demonstrated by the restaurant’s Chief before we prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration). After the lesson we enjoy our products then. A vegetarian lunch can be provided on request. Our class finishes at approximately 1pm. We transfer back to central Hoi An. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Hoi An, Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch
Day 15: Hoi An – Free day
Today we relax at the beach or shopping in the down town. Included : Hotel in Hoi An, Breakfast
Day 16: Hoi An – Fly to Ho Chi Minh city
Today we take a short fly to Ho Chi Minh city. Up on arrival in Ho Chi Minh city, we transfer to the hotel. Free at our leisure today. In the evening, we will enjoy our dinner at the first night in Ho Chi Minh city. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Saigon, Flight ticket : Danang – Saigon (Vietnam Airline), Breakfast
Day 17: Saigon - Cu Chi - Tay Ninh
In the morning, we will leave Saigon for the Cu Chi tunnels, otherwise known as the 'Iron Triangle' or 'Iron Land'. On our way there we will drive through pleasant countryside; rubber plantations and rice paddies. Before entering the tunnels, we will see a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers. Next we drive to Tay Ninh near the Cambodian border. This is home to the unique Cao Dai sect whose patron saints include Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo and Winston Churchill to name but a few. This religion is an odd mix of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucianism and Christianity. Join Cao Dai worshippers for their daily noontide ceremony where hundreds of worshipers attired in lively red, yellow blue and white, chant religious hymns. Lunch and return to Ho Chi Minh City. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Saigon, Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast
Day 18: Saigon - Mekong Delta
In the morning we depart Ho Chi Minh city for Cai Be town where we will take the boat ride through the natural canal, view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river sides. Before boating to the river island where we will enjoy our delicious lunch in the heart of the orchard we visit the Cai Be wholesale fruit market. After lunch we continue on cruising through the natural canal in island, and under the shadow of the water coconut trees. We also visit the local family where we can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Walking through the fruit plantation in An Binh Island, we will take the rowing boat ride along the creeks before coming to Vinh Long by motorized boat. Then we transfer to our vehicle to drive to Can Tho city. Overnight at hotel in Can Tho. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Can Tho, Boat trip, Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch
Day 19: Mekong Delta – Saigon
After breakfast this morning, we will take the morning boat trip to visit the Cai Rang floating market with the busy sense right at the time. The we keep on cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Let's try experience the 'Monkey Bridge' in the Mekong Delta before returning Ho Chi Minh City. Included : A/C private car, Hotel in Saigon, Boat trip, Tour Guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast, LunchDay 20: Saigon – Free day
Today you are at leisure. Tonight we will enjoy our farewell dinner on the cruise in Saigon River. Included : Hotel in Saigon, BreakfastDay 21: Departure
Today our awaiting vehicle will transfer you to the airport to home.
Included : A/C private car, Breakfast
- - English speaking guide/s.
- - All accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfasts.
- - Additional meals as indicated in the itinerary (19 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches,7 Dinners)
- - All transfers and transport in A/C car, bus or van.
- - Deluxe junk in Halong Bay
- - Fansipan Express train from/to Sapa
- - One night home stay in Sapa for 3 star categories
- - Stay at hotel in Sapa for 4 & 5 star categories
- - Entrance fees and permits during guided time.
- - Flights: HANOI – HUE; DANANG – SAIGON (Vietnam Airline, tax and service charge include)
- - Domestic departure tax inside Vietnam
- - Other Airfares and taxes
- - Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
- - Visas and visa fees.
- - Entrance fees and permits during free time
- - Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
- - Personal expenses such as Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills.
- - Tips and gratuities
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