This tour is a great way to immerse yourself in the magic of natural beauty of Vietnam, between the rural landscape and the spectacular caves, in the background of the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park which has been recognized the world natural heritage by UNESCO. It will get you up and close with the untouched nature. Great outdoor activities, numerous interactive culture and history, diverse traditional value and excellent accommodation, along the World Heritages route: Halong Bay – The natural beauty, Hoi An Ancient Town, The historical Sights - DMZ and Cu Chi Tunnels, you will have get in touch with the spiritual side of majestic Vietnam, the local farmer experience, the delicious meals, the bustle and hustle of modern cities in cyclo tour with lots of great fun. With local guidance and 24/7 support for your private trip, it will be a hassle-free and joyful holiday for you to remember.
|Day 1||Hanoi||Arrive in Hanoi, relax at the hotel, watch Water Puppet Show, have...||D|
|Day 2||Hanoi||Join city tour around Hanoi||B, L|
|Day 3||Hanoi, Halong Bay||Transfer to Halong Bay, Explore the World Natural Heritage, Stay...||B, L, D|
|Day 4||Halong Bay, Hanoi||Enjoy the sightseeing in Halong Bay||B|
|Day 5||Hanoi, Phong Nha||Fly from Hanoi to Dong Hoi, Transfer to Phong Nha, Free time in Phong...||B|
|Day 6||Phong Nha||Visit the spectacular Paradise Cave, Join realaxing and interesting...||B, L|
|Day 7||Phong Nha, Demilitarized zone, Hue||Explore Phong Nha cave, Drive to Quang Tri, visit Demilitarized zone,...||B, L|
|Day 8||Hue||Enjoy a boat trip on romantic Perfume River, visit Hue with Lady...||B, L|
|Day 9||Hue, Hoi An||Transfer from Hue to Hoi An, visit Ba Na Hills enjoying the...||B, L|
|Day 10||Hoi An||Free time to relax in Hoi An||B|
|Day 11||Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh||Free time in Hoi An, fly to Ho Chi Minh city||B|
|Day 12||Ho Chi Minh||Visit Cu Chi Tunnels in the countryside and the highlights in the...||B, L|
|Day 13||Ho Chi Minh, Cai Be, Can Tho||Explore Unique Mekong||B, L|
|Day 14||Can Tho, Ho Chi Minh||Visit Floating Market, Drive back to Ho Chi Minh City||B, L|
|Day 15||Ho Chi Minh||Tranfer to the airport for your next flight||B|
Meals14 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 2 dinners
AccommodationHotel (14 nights), Cruise (1 night)
TransportCar, Walking, Cruise, Plane, Boating,
Flights1. Fly from Hanoi to Danang (1 hour 20 minutes)2. Fly from Danang to Ho Chi Minh City (01 hour 20 minutes)
Vietnamese Water Puppet Show is a traditional folk art which dates back several centuries. Watching the exceptional show with the puppet moving through water by the skillful puppeters will be a special way to discover the ancient art and the countryside stories in your holiday in Hanoi. The authentic Vietnamese Water Puppet Show will take you through Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture, a good insight to farming and historical legends with colorful animated puppet and rhythmic melody from traditional instruments.
To epxlore the Old Quarter in Hanoi, nothing can compare to a trip by the traditional cyclo. Traditional cyclo driver will transport you around the streets at a very leisurely pace whilst the busy traffic flows around you. Through the fascinating experience of rickshaws driving around the Old Quarter, you will experience the daily life of the local. It will be a very relaxing way to see the inner city and old quarter as well as travelling around the lake and french quarter. This slow - speed tour with extremely comfortable cyclo in good condition will give your great memory for you holiday to fully enjoy the classic and modern of the capital.
Hanoi - a blend between the traditional and the modern beauties - a sedate capital with rich history and the unique architecture from East to West welcomes you. Ho Chi Minh complex with the Mausoleum, Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda, etc is one of the most important sites which will help you to learn more about history, arts and architecture. Don't miss the trip to Temple of Literature - the first university in Vietnam and you will have chance to learn more about the education and history of Vietnam. If you are interested in the rich culture of the minorities, how about visiting Museum of Ethnology. The lively exhibition, informative messages and many interesting stories of traditions and costume will give you a fascinating glimpse into many ethnic groups. Your visit will surely be an ideal choice in the holiday in Vietnam to to calm down from the hustle and bustle Hanoi.
When in Halong Bay – the World Natural Heritage recognized by UNESCO, you should not miss the chance to join the outdoor activities to explore the beautiful nature in exciting experience. Kayaking - one of the most attractive choice, is very easy for all levels and ages to do. Our expert and experienced guide surely instruct you basic paddling steps before leading you to explore the extraordinary beauty of Halong Bay.
Known as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Halong bay is must for visitors when going to Vietnam. Speding time on your holiday to join to a cruise trip in the spectacular bay, you will have chance to relax in the beautiful bay scenery with the excellent cruise accommodation. Moreover, when relaxing at your cabin or sitting on the upper deck; you can sight-seeing gladly, let all the worry and busy life go away while taking photos of the magnificent beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay.
Every visitors who come to Vietnam should never miss Halong Bay. Recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage, Halong Bay will amaze you by not only the magnificet natural scenery but also by thousands remote islands and stunning cave. You will have chance to visit the fabulous limestone caves with mysterious stories which will beautifully highlight the rock formations. Sung Sot Cave (Surprise cave), Thien Cung Cave (Paradise Cave), Luon Cave, Tien Ong Cave... are ones of those most safe and beautiful caves that you may visit when in Halong Bay. There are rough stairs to climb, and the access is very easy for every visitors.
First of all, visitors will be provided with life jackets, lights and helmets. From the Chay River animal observatory, you will experience a 400m long zipline across over the turquoise river to the entrance of the Dark cave. Here, you have two options to reach the cave, either kayaking or swimming by yourself in the cool waters of the emerald green of the river. The next part of the trip really gives you a sense of excitement and discovery. The guide will lead you deep inside the cave, where the light can not reach, no artificial lighting installed. You will walk with barefoot using only your headlamps to illuminate your path, across the underground stream in the cave, go through the narrow rocky slits with mud and water flowing down from above.
You can not help feeling nervous when you are surrounded by darkness, but you also can not help being excited when your hands touch directly stalactites and your feet step on the sand and mud in the cave. Enter a “room” where there is a mini mud lake of about 20m2, enjoy the feeling of being soaked in natural mineral mud which is very good for human health. Feel free to relax and have fun with your beloved ones drawing on their body or on their face funny shapes. That will bring you an unforgettable memory for sure and is one of the highlights of the exploration.
After about 40 minutes with a mud bath experience, visitors will return to the outside of the cave in the old way. To remove the mud from your body, wash clean with a swim in the lake inside the cave. Then kayaking back across the river to test your strength on the hanging obstacle course and open ziplines, participate in many exciting underwater games on Chay River.
Phong Nha Cave is a most typical of the aesthetic values of the natural world. It is the longest wet cave or river cave in the world and it has been regarded by British Cave Research Association as the top cave in the world due to its 4 top records: the highest and longest cave, the cave with the longest underground river, the cave with most beautiful sand beaches inside, the cave with most spectacular stalagmites and stalactites.
Visiting Phong Nha cave, you will have the opportunity to sit on a motor boat down the gentle river Son in about 20 minutes, seeing sights of local villagers. When you reach the cave entrance, the boat engine will be switched off and you are propelled by your local drivers who paddle you 1km down the cave. It is time for you to feel the tranquility and admire the magnificent stalactites pouring out from the ceiling with spectacular shapes. You will be lost in an isolating world with the sound of flowing water and the sound of paddling. The light makes the stalks become splendid. After about 1km paddling, the ferryman will take you back and you will have the opportunity to walk on a dry cave with sandy beaches to relax and take some nice photos. Definitely worth seeing, just do it and you will fully enjoy the cave with all its beauty.
When travelling through Central Vietnam, it will be a pleasant memory to take time to visit Hue, and one of the leisurely and photogenic ways to spend a sunny morning in Hue is by taking the boat trip on the Perfume River. Considered as a wide, slowly moving, brown ribbon bisecting the city, the river will bring you a closer look at local life along the river, a different perspective to the city, get a closer look at the local culture on countryside banks.
Whether it's the Royal Experience with Mysteric Tomb, Imperial Citadel and the ancient architecture, or the peaceful atmosphere in the streets, Hue City is one of the most appealing destinations for those who loves the beauty, poetry and romance. Surrounded by the historic sites, Hue will blow your mind with a wind of ancient stories. By recognizing the role history has played in our lives, we can go forward with more appreciation on the lives we live in.
Perched 1,500m high on a mountain, a hill resort inherited from the French, Ba Na Hills provides a welcome change from the coast. The site was first developed by the French in the 1920s, who escaped the summer heat for its cool, mountain air. Given the weather, you may have to content yourself with a more atmospheric scene of mountains wreathed in mist, but while it’s raining on the lower slopes, the summit may be above the clouds, enjoying brilliant view from the top.