You will fully enjoy the beauty of scenes and hospitality of Vietnamese people by traveling from North to South with our 15 day tour. Start from Hanoi - the capital city of Vietnam, continue with Sapa - a typical Vietnamese remote area, Halong Bay - the place of caves and grottoes, Hoi An - a bustling commercial port in the past and nowadays an attractive tourist destination, Ho Chi Minh City - an exciting city and end up with the Mekong Delta - the prominent place of agriculture. You will have the most memorable moments so let get on the plane and enjoy!
|Day 1||Hanoi - Arrival - Welcome Dinner||Arrive in Hanoi, enjoy welcome dinner in Hanoi||D|
|Day 2||Hanoi Day City Tour||City tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex, One Pillar Pagoda, one museum,...||B, L|
|Day 3||Hanoi - Drive to Sapa - Trekking to Cat...||Take 5 hours and 30 minutes drive from Hanoi to Sapa, trekking to Cat...||B, L|
|Day 4||Sapa - Trekking to Lao Chai & Ta Van...||Trek to Lao Cai and Ta Van villages, then drive back to Hanoi||B, L|
|Day 5||Hanoi - Halong Bay Cruise||Visit Halong Bay, take in the lush scenery, cave visiting, enjoy...||B, L, D|
|Day 6||Halong Bay Cruise - Further Exploration||Continue discovering Halong Bay in further routes away from the...||B, L, D|
|Day 7||Halong Bay - Hanoi - Flight to Hue||Continue explore Halong Bay in the morning before returning Hanoi,...||B, L|
|Day 8||Hue City Tour - Dragon Boat Trip||Explore the Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb and relax on the...||B, L|
|Day 9||Hue - Danang - Hoian Ancient Town...||Visit Hoi An Ancient Town, visit its numerous places of interest: the...||B, L|
|Day 10||Half Day to Tra Que Vegetable Village||Cycling, gardening activities, relaxing foot massage with medicinal...||B, L|
|Day 11||Hoian Free Day||Have a totally free day to enjoy in Hoi An; go to the beaches, or the...||B|
|Day 12||Hoi An - Danang - Flight to Ho Chi Minh...||Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, and free time in Ho Chi Minh City||B|
|Day 13||Cu Chi Tunnels & Ho Chi Minh City Tour||Visit Cu Chi Tunnels in the morning, and the highlights in the city...||B, L|
|Day 14||Full Day to Mekong Delta||Take a boat trip from Phong Nam Pier in Ben Tre Province, discover...||B, L|
|Day 15||Ho Chi Minh City - Departure||Free enjoy at your leisure until transferring for the airport for...||B|
Arrive in Hanoi, enjoy welcome dinner in Hanoi
Welcome to Hanoi, the heart and also the capital of Vietnam, you will receive the warmest greeting from our guides. Take a transfer to the hotel for check-in (the rooms are at your disposal from 14:00). You will spend your free leisure in the city.
In the evening, the guide will take you to a local restaurant for the welcome dinner. Drive back to your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
City tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex, One Pillar Pagoda, one museum, Temple of Literature, enjoy water puppet show, walk around the Old Quarter
This morning, your private guide will meet you at your hotel lobby to start the tour. We will spend whole day discovering Hanoi, the beautiful capital of Vietnam, by visiting the must – see places. Begin with Ho Chi Minh Complex, the most solemn place in Hanoi which includes the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday), the Ba Dinh Square, the Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda. Then we will visit one of the museums (Vietnam Military History Museum, Hoa Lo Prison (“Hanoi Hilton” – a nick name given by US pilots during the war)). Lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we head to the Temple of Literature - the first University of Vietnam and also the symbol of Vietnamese education. This 11th century temple was built to tribute the greatest teacher Confucius, Chu Van An and thousands of doctoral laureates. After enjoying the traditional water puppet show, walk around the Old Quarter of Hanoi with 36 interesting street names with your guide. Back to your hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Take 5 hours and 30 minutes drive from Hanoi to Sapa, trekking to Cat Cat and Ma Tra villages in the afternoon
This morning, the guide will pick you up at 7.30AM at your hotel in Hanoi. Start about 5 hours and 30 mintutes scenic journey from Hanoi to Sapa Town. Arrive in Sapa at noon time. Have lunch at local restaurant.
Start the trekking down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax on the way. Continue trekking to Ma Tra village where we have chance to learn about the life styles and the custom of the red Dzao minority, enjoy landscapes…then drive back to Sapa. Free at leisure. Overnight in Sapa.
Trek to Lao Cai and Ta Van villages, then drive back to Hanoi
Today, you will start 8 km trekking down to Lao Chai village of the H’mong, then walk through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. It gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes…on the way back to Sapa. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, say goodbye to Sapa for a drive back to Hanoi. Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi in the evening. Overnight in Hanoi.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visit Halong Bay, take in the lush scenery, cave visiting, enjoy kayaking
fter breakfast at hotel, we will drive 3.5 hours through the lush scenery of Vietnam countryside to Halong Bay, enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the World's Natural Wonder.
Start cruising around the bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Lion, Tea Pot, Toad, Dau Nguoi (Human Head) islets, then stop for a walk through the Sung Sot (Amazing Cave). The junk arrive TiTop island, you will have 1 hour for visiting, climbing and swimming. Enjoy a wonderful sunset dinner before retiring to the comfort of your cabin. Overnight on cruise.
Remark: The detailed cruise program depends on the cruise that you choose.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Continue discovering Halong Bay in further routes away from the touristy areas, swim, kayak, and so much more
On this second cruise date, you would gather with other cruise passengers who join in the 3 days 2 nights cruise program. Continue discovering Halong Bay in the off-the-beaten-track areas; admire the majestic landscapes, be deep in the sea for swimming, enjoy kayaking, and so much more. Enjoy the second night on cruise.
Continue explore Halong Bay in the morning before returning Hanoi, take the flight to Hue.
In the morning, start your day with swimming, exercise or photo hunt and have breakfast at sunrise.
Get your hand on some kayaking, visiting Luon cave, swimming.
Option: For those who do not fancy kayaking can visit TiTop Island to enjoy the panorama view of Halong Bay or just relax, swim at the beach. Head back to the Harbor.
Transfer back to Hanoi for the airport and take the flight from Hanoi to Hue.Overnight in Hue.
Explore the Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb and relax on the edge of the Perfume River
The first destination with former Imperial Citadel with the poetry of Perfume River. Spend your time to learn about History of Hue by visiting The Forbidden Purple City and Royal Fine Arts Museum.
After visit and know about the Nguyen architecture, we will enjoy the poetry and romance of the Perfume River, stop to visit one of the most famous pagodas in Hue named as Thien Mu Pagoda. Tu Duc Tomb will be the last destination today. Lunch at local restaurant.
Back to hotel in the afternoon and overnight in Hue.
Visit Hoi An Ancient Town, visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market
Head to the south, over the Hai Van Pass, we will arrive in Quang Nam province where boasts one of the most valuable places of Vietnam, Hoi An Ancient Town.In the past Hoi An was a busy commercial port where the traders around the world came and traded varying types of goods, from silk to ceramics. Some houses in the narrow streets are unchanged from the day they were built.
We will follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market … Around the town we can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like. Overnight in Hoi An.
Cycling, gardening activities, relaxing foot massage with medicinal herbs, and lunch at local family
This morning, spend a half day leisurely cycling though the scenic countryside of Vietnam, the noise of the city a distant memory.
After passing through town and along quiet roads, you will come to Tra Que vegetable village - About 150 farmers and 400 owners live here and cultivate about 20 types of vegetables and herbs including mint, lettuce, basil, cilantro, broccoli among others. More than 40 hectares of land and 8 tons of Tra Que vegetables are sold every year. The vegetable growers do not use pesticides or GMOs, instead they rely on a seaweed that is found in the local river that is harvested by boat every morning.
At Tra Que village you will be warmly welcomed by the host and his family – a 3 generation with a refreshing 'basil juice, and after your welcome drink you can stroll through the village and meet local people who work in the garden.
The local farmers will teach you their cultivation methods, and how to protect developing vegetables from the insects. You will also join the farmers in gardening activities such as raking the ground, sowing, watering greens, transplanting, and tending greens.
After working on the farm you can relax by soaking your feet in a local herbal remedy, as well as Chinese traditional medicine to reduce your aches and pains.
Your next adventure is to prepare lunch with a local family. You will learn how to make 'Tam Huu' spring roll and 'BanhXeo' pancake, which you will then be able to enjoy along with other local Vietnamese delicacies.
After lunch you will be able to rest before returning to your hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.
Have a totally free day to enjoy in Hoi An; go to the beaches, or the countryside, and just relax at your hotel/ resort
Today is a totally free day on your own to relax in Hoi An. You could spend your time on the beach (if the weather is nice), bike to the countryside, swim at your hotel/ resort's swimming pool, taste yummy dishes. So much of Hoi An is waiting for your discovery. Overnight in Hoi An.
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, and free time in Ho Chi Minh City
This moring, say goodbye to Hoi An and the middle area of the country as well, we will move to the south with the must - visit first stop, Ho Chi Minh City - the most crowded and exciting city with rapid economic growth rate and quickly become one of the most attractive tourist hub in the South Vietnam.
You will spend your whole afternoon to be free on your own to walk around the downtown, and taste delicious dishes. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Visit Cu Chi Tunnels in the morning, and the highlights in the city centre in the afternoon
After breakfast at hotel, your private guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. A one and half hour drive takes you to Cu Chi Tunnels where human knowledge has been enriched by experiencing an web-like tunnels system of more than 200km in length which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American troops. Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, have a city tour including the Reunification Hall, formerly known as the Presidential Palace. It was towards this modern building that Communist tanks rolled on the morning of April 30, 1975, as Saigon fell. This fascinating building is filled with history still fresh in the minds of many. The tour also includes the War Remnants Museum or History Museum, the Old Post Office, Chinatown and Binh Tay Market – the central market for the city and one of the liveliest areas.
Note: History Museum is closed on Mondays.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Take a boat trip from Phong Nam Pier in Ben Tre Province, discover the local life along the Mekong River, taste local specialties
This morning, a 2 hour drive will take you from Ho Chi Minh City to Ben Tre Province.
Upon arrival, the boat will pick you up at Phong Nam Pier. Boating along An Hoa River, Visit charcoal workshop,coconut processing workshop.Stop at brickwork to see how to make bricks in handy traditional style by printing and baking and visit rice paper cake workshop. Turn on natural scissors creeks where they look smaller and smaller to go to village. Stop at candy workshop, have a look and try some.Take a walk to family workshop making sleepmats. Take a tuk tuk on shady paths, pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains. Lunch at restaurant riverside.
In the afternoon, take rowing-boat along water palm creek. and boat back to Hung Vuong Pier. Boat trip ends. The car will take you back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive and check in your hotel in the early evening. Free on your own. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Free enjoy at your leisure until transferring for the airport for your home flight
Free time at your leisure, sightseeing, shopping, buy souvenirs, and take photos until transfer to Tan San Nhat Airport for your onward flight. End of services.
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