Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
You are arriving at our thousand years Capital
Hanoi city. Our guide will welcome you at the
airport Noi Bai Airport and then be transferred to
your hotel in the center of city. It is time for you
to relax after long journey. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong (B/L/D)
Today we leave Hanoi to Halong bay. Upon arrival, we
will embark to a junk /boat for a cruise around Ha
Long Bay. While the junk cruising caves, grottoes,
floating villages on Ha Long bay, having seafood
meals on boat. Stop for a while for an excursing to
Surprise Caves, (Grotto of Surprises) and Swimming,
Kayaking (kayak cost is not include in this package)
if weather permitted. In the evening, enjoy the
night fishing (if weather permitted). Overnight on
Day 3: Halong bay - Hanoi - Lao Cai (B)
In the morning, cruising to Bai Tu long bay, Fire
Island, Bo Nau Island, fishing village. Having
brunch on boat and arrive at Ha long wharf about
12.00 noon. Return to Hanoi by private vehicle,
arrive in Hanoi about 16.00 pm. Free time until pick
up for night train to Lao Cai at 0915pm. Overnight
Day 4: Lao Cai - Sapa (B)
Arrive at Lao Cai Train station at about 6.30. Take
a transfer to Sapa. Have breakfast at local
restaurant and explore Sapa Town. Check in and time
In the afternoon, take a drive to visit Lao Chai
village home of Black HMong here you trek
through terraced rice fields to villages, meet and
talk with locals to learn more about their daily
life and habits. You trek through Ta Van village
home of Dzay hill tribe and get on car back to hotel
in the town. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 5: Sapa - Lao Cai (B)
Today you will visit Sapa town and take a 2km short
trekking to Cat Cat Village, the home of Hmong
minority. Back to Sapa for lunch. In the afternoon
visit Ta Fin village with Tafin handicraft shops and
explore the daily life of Red Dzao and continue the
drive to transfer to Lao Cai station. Get on night
train back to Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi City - Night train to Dong Hoi (B)
Arrive at Hanoi station very early at 0430am, you
will be sending to a sub hotel for freshen up and
The City tour starts at 08:30 with the visit to Van
Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature), the
first university in Vietnam, and the Mausoleum of Ho
Chi Minh and HIS House in the square of Ba Dinh. In
the afternoon we will visit the most interesting
Museum of Vietnam Ethnology, then roaming to the old
quarter for one hour cyclo ride around the old
streets, then stop at Thang Long theatre for
enjoying the Water puppet show at 17:15. Evening we
transfer you to Railway station for night train to
Dong Hoi. O/N on train.
Day 7: Dong Hoi Phong Nha Ke Bang National
Arrive in Dong Hoi in the morning, transfer to the
hotel for breakfast, then we will drive you to visit
Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. Getting on boat
and cruise on the world's longest underground river
to Phong Nha Cave. The deeper one penetrates, the
more magical are the natural aspects of the caves.
After on boat for 700m, a large dry passage is
appear, then you can walk to discover the cave for
500m more. You will have a chance to explore the
remain of Cham Altars and Inscriptions inside.
Overnight in Dong Hoi Town.
Day 8: Dong Hoi - DMZ - Hue (B/L)
Leave Dong Hoi early for Hue. Drive along back to
Hue with a stopover at historic Hien Luong Bridge,
Ben Hai River and the famous Vinh Moc Tunnel. Arrive
Hue at noon time and have lunch at local restaurant
before check in. Free time in the afternoon.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 9: Hue (B)
Today we start the tour with the visit to Imperial
Citadel and King Minh Mang tomb, King Tu Duc Tomb,
Thien Mu Pagoda. Then we will embark in a boat
cruise along Perfume River to admire sunset.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 10: Hue - Hoi An (B)
Today we will heading to Hoi An through Hai Van
pass, and Lang Co beach one of the most beautiful
beach of Vietnam. Visit Cham museum on the way, Cham
museum is the open air collection of Cham sculpture.
Many of the sandstone carvings are breathtaking.
After check-in at hotel, visit the Ancient town.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 11: Hoi An - Cooking class (B/D)
Breakfast at hotel and free time in the morning for
shopping or sea bathing. In the afternoon take part
in a cooking class at Red Bridge Cooking School,
including going to market with the chef for buying
ingredients, cooking demonstration, cook yourself
some Vietnamese dishes and enjoy dinner. Over night
Day 12: Hoi An - Da Nang Nha Trang (B)
Transfer to Da Nang Airport to fly to Nha trang
around noon. Relax on the beach of Nha Trang.
Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 13: Nha Trang (B/L)
You will have one day boat trip. Firstly we will go
to Mun Island, the best site for snorkeling where
you will see lots of live colorful corals and fish.
This site has been officially protected under the
support of Danish Government. Relax, sunbath and
swimming at Tam island. Then visit Tri Nguyen
Aquarium on Mieu Island. At this place, you will see
the life of the many sea species of Nha Trang ocean
that being made in a smaller world of this aquarium.
Return to Nha Trang about 16.00.
Day 14: Nha Trang Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Today you will visit Cham Po Nagar Towers, Long Son
Pagoda and Stone Church. Cham Po Nagar Towers is the
site can not be missed when visiting Nha Trang. Cham
Po Nagar Towers is one of the best architectures of
Cham People. Leisure on the beach until the transfer
time to Cam Ranh Airport for late flight to Ho Chi
Minh City. Overnight at Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City Mekong Delta (B/L)
This Mekong Delta trip provides you a look at
varieties of the life and scenery on the Mekong
River itself as well as on the bank of the river.
Start the trip by a drive to Vinh Long, which on the
way is green/yellow rice paddy fields stretching
towards the horizon. On arrival, you will embark on
a boat for cruising on the Mekong River with a
passing floating Cai Be market. Along the river we
have more exploring of the local life, farmer and
handicraft productions. We then access to An Binh
Islet for enjoying the very peaceful atmosphere of
Vietnam country side. You are invited to enjoy lunch
at local House while listening to the folk songs of
Nam Bo performed by the local family artists. In
the afternoon we continue driving toward Can Tho.
Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 16: Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)
The watery world of the Mekong Delta is home to many
bustling floating markets. This day we take a boat
trip exploring the vibrant floating market of Cai
Rang, in which the trading way is unique; each boat
usually sells one particular item, they are whether
pumpkins, pineapples or sugar canes and so on. After
an impressive boat trip, you are back to Ho Chi Minh
city via My Tho. Over night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 17: Ho Chi Minh City Cu Chi Tunnels (B)
In the morning, we will go to Hoc Mon district to
visit the incredible underground Cu Chi tunnel
network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during
the long struggle for independence. Back to the city
after 4 hours excursion. In the afternoon, visit War
Museum, Reunification Palace and Notre Dame
Cathedral and Ben Thanh Market for shopping.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 18: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)
Free time for shopping or optional visit before the
private transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure.
The cost is quoted in US Dollars per Person (Pax)
base on TWIN/DOUBLE share basic, and applied for
Peak season surcharge may be applied for Christmas
Eve, New Year's Eve, Tet Holiday.
from 1200 US$ to 1573 US$
Deluxe (4 star
from 1393 US$ to 1756 US$
Luxury (5 star
from 1890 US$ to 2246 US$
Hotel accommodation as specific or similar, base on
All transfer by private car/mini van,
All train tickets (AC comfortable soft sleeper,
Private boat in Hue, Nha Trang and Mekong Delta,
join boat in Halong
Domestic flights: Danang - Nhatrang, Nhatrang - HCM
All entrance fees
English/ French speaking guide. Other languages can
be arranged upon request
All meals as per program
Meals except otherwise mentioned
Tipping, drinks, insurance, personal expenses
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