- Day 1 : Arrival Ho Chi Minh City
- Day 2 : Ho Chi Minh – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnel – Ho Chi Minh
- Day 3 : Ho Chi Minh – Can Tho
- Day 4 : Can Tho – Vinh Long – Ho Chi Minh
- Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh - Dalat
- Day 6 : Da Lat - Nhatrang
- Day 7 : Nhatrang tour
- Day 8 : Nhatrang – Fly to Danang – Transfer to Hoi An
- Day 9 : Hoi An – Hue half day tour
- Day 10 : Hue City tour
- Day 11 : Hue – Fly to Hanoi – Hanoi half day walking tour
- Day 12 : Hanoi – City tour – Halong Bay
- Day 13 : Halong Bay – Hanoi
- Day 14 : Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc
- Day 15 : Hanoi – Departure
- Ho Chi Minh City: Still called Saigon, the dynamic heart of Vietnam, the city of crowding, business and also history.
- Tay Ninh : Famous with the Cao Dai Great temple is the cathedral of the Cao Dai religion and is the main attraction in Tay Ninh.
- Cu Chi Tunnels: A legendary maze during the war.
- Mekong Delta/ Can Tho: The typical area of the lowland, we cruise in the floating markets, villages and the small canals to discover life on the river from small rural villages to booming capitals, visiting temples floating markets and much more along the way during your unforgettable Mekong River odyssey.
- Vinh Long: This place is famous by Cai Be floating market, also rowing by a small wooden boat throughout small canals on the river to visit traditional handicraft villages and meet locals at here.
- Nhatrang : The city is bordered by beautiful mountains and an amazing, long beach along a bay impressively
- Dalat : The city of flower and lakes as Ho Xuan Huong, Than Tho, Danhim, and Tuyen Lam bordered by lines of pine trees, which are a well-known feature of Vietnam.
- Danang: The city is famous by Marble Mountain, China Beach, Cham Museum and My Son Holy Land
- Hoi An : UNESCO World Heritage, the charming streets of Hoi An town –lined with centuries old houses and quiet boutiques as well as relax on Cua Dai beach and walking around the old streets of Hoi An Town or still call Hoi An Old Quarter
- Hue : The old capital and world cultural heritage site, touring the former imperial capital Hue, home to successions of imperial dynasties, this site is also UNESCO World Heritage.
- 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 .
Day 1 : Arrival Ho Chi Minh City
On arrival at Tan San Nhat Airport, you are met and transferred to hotel. Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is a center of commerce, finance, culture and tourism in Vietnam. This bustling metropolis, contradiction of its northern counterpart, is crowded with bikes and motorbikes, excited by numerous shopping area and sidewalk cafés. (If time permits) we stroll around the downtown to explore the different local ways of life before welcome dinner at the local restaurant in Saigon.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Saigon, Tour guide, Dinner, Entrance fee
Day 2 : Ho Chi Minh – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnel – Ho Chi Minh
Heading out of town we drive north to visit the head quarter of Cao Dai sect in Tay Ninh. This religion was founded in 1923 and now numbers over 2 million members. On arrival we see the ornate temple and attend the fantastic mid-day service when the followers fill the hall wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. Afterwards we continue to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Saigon, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 3 : Ho Chi Minh – Can Tho
The sightseeing tour acquaints us with some major sights of Ho Chi Minh City. We pass the now-demolished wartime American Embassy on our way to the Reunification Palace. This famous edifice was the former residence of the President of Southern Vietnam until end of April 1975. Close to the palace are some striking French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Sai Gon Post Office. We also visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda and the War Remnant Museum before ending up our morning agenda at the bustling Ben Thanh Market where anything and everything is for sale! We travel by roads through the rolling countryside to Can Tho, the largest town in the Mekong Delta. Overnight in Can Tho.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Can Tho, Private boat to cruise in Mekong Delta, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 4: Can Tho – Vinh Long – Ho Chi Minh
Upon leaving Can Tho we drive to Vinh Long and board a boat for an exciting excursion around the tributaries of the mighty Mekong River. As a highlight of the trip we visit the various fascinating local cottages industries including rice paper makers, bonsai nurseries as well as the vibrant floating market of Cai Be whose trading way is very interesting. After feasting on a huge lunch followed with many seasonal fruits at an orchard, we weave our way through the intricate network of canals that are the lifeblood of the Mekong Delta.We return to Ho Chi Minh, stopping off along the way to see the Cho Lon, Saigon's Chinatown, which is crammed with fascinating temples and mysterious, narrow lanes. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Saigon, Private boat to cruise in Mekong Delta, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh – Dat Lat
The northbound journey begins as we depart Ho Chi Minh and pass through the many tea and coffee plantations to the hill station of Da Lat, sometimes known as the 'City of Eternal Spring'. The drive is long but views are fantastic. On arrival we can soak up the cool climate as much as we want by spending our time to wander around and catch our first glimpse of the town. The influence of the French is prevalent since Da Lat was founded as a hill retreat for the colonials to escape the oppressive heat of the coastal plains and the Mekong Delta. This charming town is set around a lake and surrounded by forests, waterfalls and rolling countryside. Overnight in Da Lat.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Dalat, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 6 : Da Lat City Tour - Nhatrang
An impressive way to start our day is a walk around the town. We then embark on a short drive past the charming pine hill to visit the summer residence of Vietnam's last Emperor Bao Dai, who was forced to abdicate in 1945, shortly after the end of the World War II. We follow this with a trip to the Lam Ty Ni Pagoda and the Hang Nga Guesthouse, well known as the Crazy House because of its bizarre architecture. The central market and the old rail station are also visited this morning before we travel by roads through the undulating terrains to the picturesque coastal town of Nha Trang. Along the way we make stopover at the scenic Ngoan Muc Pass and the Po Klong Jarai Cham Towers. These amazing structures represent an interesting culture and a colorful history of the Cham people. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Nhatrang, Tour guide, Breakfast, Entrance fee
Day 7 : Nhatrang tour
This excursion is designed for those of you searching for a unique adventure. We offer a wide variety of trips that should not be missed. One of them is a mountain trip. Star from your hotel at 9.00 am, travel by van or motorbike (on request) throughout the countryside and paddy fields. Take time to explore a minority village. Afterthat, take the mountain road to Hon Ba Forest to discover the natures, streams & waterfalls….. Enjoy the picnic lunch & swim in the cool waters of the secret waterfalls. An forgettable day’s adventure.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Nhatrang, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 8 : Nhatrang – Fly To Danang – Transfer to Hoi An
After early breakfast at the hotel. At 7:00am our dirver will pick you up and transfer to Nha Trang airport to catch flight (VN 334, at 8:35am) to Danang, arrive in Danang at 9:50am you will be met and driven a short distance to Hoi An which was originally a Cham seaport but has been influenced down centuries by a myriad of traders from various cultures. There are plenty to see in this tranquil and delightful town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tamky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda and the vibrant market. We visit these sights on an enchanting walking tour past many low tiled houses scattered along the small streets, and assembly halls which reflect the town's multi-cultural past.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hoi An, Flight ticket : Nhatrang - Danang (Vietnam Airline), Tour guide, Breakfast, Entrance fee
Day 9 : Hoi An – Hue half day tour
The following destination of our trip is Hue, the last imperial capital of Vietnam. We drive north this morning, stopping en route to visit the sensational Marble Mountains, the China Beach and the Cham Museum in Danang. This interesting structure is home to Vietnam's largest collection of Cham treasures. The winding roads begin as we make our way up the spectacular Hai Van Pass. At the top of the pass we stop to admire a fantastic view north to Lang Co and south to Danang. Arriving in Hue we see the Imperial Citadel and the Purple Forbidden City. This royal residence was all but destroyed during the 1968 Tet Offensive, however it is still fascinating to walk among the ruins. Stay overnight in Hue.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hue, Tour guide, Breakfast, Entrance fee
Day 10 : Hue City tour
The beautiful riverside pagoda of Thien Mu which now becomes the symbol of Hue, and the elaborate royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc are not to be missed. We include these in a half day cruise on the Perfume River which also gives us a taste of the scenic countryside as well as an enjoyable visit to the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. After an impressive boat trip we take a walk to the bustling Dong Ba Market that sells a wide variety of local goods and handicrafts. Along the way we pass many fantastic eating spots, all ideal for visitors to sample some local delicacies. Overnight in Hue.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hue, Private boat to cruise in Perfume River, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 11 : Hue – Fly to Hanoi half day walking tour
After breakfast at the hotel, at 7:00am our driver will pick you up transfer you to Phu Bai airport in Hue to catch flight (VN 240, at 8:30am) to Hanoi, arrive in Hanoi at 9:40am you will be met and transferred to hotel, check in hotel.
The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is a stylish and gracious city that retains an unique old world charm and some Asia's most striking colonial architecture. The many lakes and parks also make for relaxing atmosphere. After lunch At 2:00pm we visit the beautiful lake of Hoan Kiem with its sacred temple and the vibrant Dong Xuan Market, which boasts Hanoi's oldest and largest market. A perfect way to finish the day is to enjoy a short cyclo excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places.
Overnight in Ha Noi
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hanoi, Tour guide, Flight ticket : Hue - Hanoi (Vietnam Airline), Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 12 : Hanoi City tour – Halong
Today we enjoy a half day city tour starting with the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts. The complex also comprises the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of Hanoi. We follow this with a trip to the Temple of Literature, well known as Vietnam's first university, and the History Museum which displays an excellent collection of artifacts illustrating the Vietnamese history. The peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem and the bustling Dong Xuan Market are also visited before we depart for Halong Bay through the scenic countryside. Overnight in Ha Long.
Include : Private car, Hotel in Halong, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 13 : Halong Bay - Hanoi
The wondrous Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam's most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. This exciting five hour cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karst formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. After a seafood lunch on board we return to Ha Noi, stopping en route at Dong Trieu pottery village. We arrive in time to see an evening performance of Hanoi's famous water puppets. Overnight in Ha Noi
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hanoi, Private boat to cruise in Halong Bay, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 14 : Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc - Hanoi
The capital of Vietnam from 968 AD to 1010 AD during the Dinh and early Le Dynasties is Hoa Lu, which however has left its legacy in the form of two small temples, each one nearly a thousand years old. After two and half hour drive from Hanoi we visit these remaining structures, dedicated to the Dinh and Le Rulers, then climb 200 steps to the top of Ma Yen mount for a fantastic view over the surrounding areas. The next stop of our trip is Tam Coc which is surnamed 'Inland Halong Bay'. We take a boat trip on a river through the quiet and peaceful landscape of rice fields surrounded by limestone formations to the grottoes of Tam Coc.
Overnight in Ha Noi
Include : Private car, Hotel in Hanoi, Private boat, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Entrance fee
Day 15 : Hanoi – Departure
There is a free time for you to relax or further explore Ha Noi. The trip ends after your transfer to Noi Bai Airport for departure.
Include : Private car, Breakfast
Saigon: Signature Hotel 3 star accommodation for Vietnam Challenge 15 Days
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Can Tho: Kim Tho Hotel 3 star accommodation for Vietnam Challenge 15 Days
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Dalat: Ngoc Lan Hotel 4 star accommodation for Vietnam Challenge 15 Days
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