Travel on the legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail, visitors could have an overview of the treasures of Vietnam. Travelers who want to discover Vietnam in depth should spend much time to visit the most highlights of Vietnam, like Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Sapa, Phong Nha Ke Bang, Ho Citadel, Hue, Hoi An, Qui Nhon, etc. Travel around the country could help visitors get more knowledge and enjoy almost the treasure of Vietnam about local daily life, culture, long history, customs of ethnic people, the several of religions in Vietnam from the past until now. Furthermore, joining in this tour could help you have a collection of memories and photos which you will treasure for your life.
|Day 1||Arrive in Hanoi||Welcome to Hanoi, welcome dinner, watch traditional Water Puppet...||D|
|Day 2||Hanoi Sightseeing||Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, Quan Thanh Temple, the Vietnam History...||B, L, D|
|Day 3||Hanoi - Ceramic village - Lao Cai by...||Free time discover Hanoi Old Quarter, visit Bat Trang ceramics...||B, D|
|Day 4||Lao Cai - Sapa||Free morning discover, visit Cat Cat village, share culture...||B, D|
|Day 5||Sapa Trekking||Trekking on Lao Chai and Ta Van village, explore the nature and the...||B, L|
|Day 6||Sapa - Bac Ha Sunday Hill tribe market...||Enjoy Bac Ha Sunday Hill tribe market, try some||B, D|
|Day 7||Hanoi - Halong Bay||Enjoy early morning of Hanoi, visit Ha Long Bay, visit an interesting...||B, L, D|
|Day 8||Halong Bay - Ninh Binh||Enjoy early morning in Ha Long Bay, visit Sung Sot Cave, and come to...||B|
|Day 9||Ninh Binh Biking||Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, biking on the countryside, explore King Dinh...||B, L|
|Day 10||Ninh Binh - World Cultural Heritage...||Drive to Quang Binh, visit the Citadel of the Ho Dynasty, come to...||B, L|
|Day 11||World Heritage Site: Phong Nha - Ke...||Have a trip on Son River, visit 400 hundred meter high Tien Son Cave,...||B, L|
|Day 12||Quang Binh - Demilitarized Zone - World...||Come to Hue City, visit part of the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)...||B, L, D|
|Day 13||Hue Sightseeing||Board the Dragon Boat on the Perfume River, visit Thien Mu Pagoda,...||B, D|
|Day 14||Hue - World Heritage My Son - Hoi An||Travel over the Hai Van pass, visit the My Son Cham Ruins, drive to...||B, L|
|Day 15||Hoi An - Fish & Farm Life||Half day walking tour around Hoian in the morning, biking tour around...||B, D|
|Day 16||Hoi An - Qui Nhon||Come to Qui Nhon, visit Chien Dan Cham Tower||B, L|
|Day 17||Cham Towers Explore||Explore the Cham towers; see Banh It Tower, Duong Long Tower,||B, L|
|Day 18||Qui Nhon - Nha Trang||Visit Nha Trang and relax on the beach||B, L|
|Day 19||Nha Trang||Free day to relax and enjoy the resort facilities||B|
|Day 20||Nha Trang||Final day in Nha Trang for you to discover||B|
|Day 21||Nha Trang - Phan Rang - Phan Thiet -...||Transfer to Phan Thiet, visit the Proklong Garai Cham Tower||B, L|
|Day 22||Phan Thiet||Visit the Cham Po Sha Nu complex, the Lighthouse of Khe Ga||B|
|Day 23||Phan Thiet - Ho Chi Minh City||Transfer to Ho Chi Minh City, visit Dong Khoi Street, enjoy Vietnam's...||B, D|
|Day 24||Ho Chi Minh City||Visits to Chinatown, Thien Hau Pagoda and Giac Lam Pagoda,...||B, L|
|Day 25||Cu Chi Underground Tunnels||Visit Cu Chi Tunnels||B|
|Day 26||Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Can Tho||Transfer to My Tho, boat trip enjoys Mekong Delta's life and nature.||B, L|
|Day 27||Floating Market - Ho Chi Minh City||Have a cruise trip and join in Cai Rang floating market, visit a...||B, L|
|Day 28||Ho Chi Minh City||Free day to explore Ho Chi Minh City||B|
|Day 29||Departure||Free time relax, shopping or sight-seeing||B|
Welcome to Hanoi, welcome dinner, watch traditional Water Puppet performance
Our guide will welcome you at Hanoi airport and then transfer to the hotel for check-in procedure. After freshen up you will have dinner at a restaurant near your hotel. Then watch a traditional Water Puppet performance - a unique Vietnamese art form hailing from Southeast Asia's wet-rice culture at least 1,000 years ago at Thang Long water Puppet Theater near Ngoc Son Temple.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, Quan Thanh Temple, the Vietnam History Museum, the Fine Arts Museum and the Temple of Literature; enjoy a
You will have a full day adventure tour in Hanoi - Capital with a thousand years of culture of Vietnam. After have breakfast you will have time to visit Ho Chi Minh complex include Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and the House on stilts, Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda and understand more about life of Uncle Ho as well as the reason why he spent all his life for the Nation. You also visit The Temple of Literature - The First University of Vietnam, visit Quan Thanh Temple, Vietnam National Museum of History or the Fine Arts Museum. You will enjoy a "Food & Wine Pairing" dinner at the award-winning Press Club restaurant where international fare is laced with Asian influences and wines are selected to compliment these tastes. Finally, it's a restful overnight stay in your hotel.
Free time discover Hanoi Old Quarter, visit Bat Trang ceramics village, train to Lao Cai
After having breakfast, you will have free morning to enjoy the fascinating of Hanoi Old Quarter with hundreds of specialty shops which sell many things like the name of the street there, such as silk produces, lacquer ware, embroidered linens, furniture, bamboo, etc; experience more about the Tube House there, the life style of local people, or shopping souvenirs. In the afternoon we will pick you up to the Bat Trang ceramics village - a 500-year-old village, located on the left bank of the Red River. There you will have opportunities on seeing how to make ceramic products; especially trying your hand at making your own work of art. Then, you will enjoy a buffalo cart trip around the village to feel the nature here. You will have dinner in Hanoi and then transferred to the train station for an overnight trip to Lao Cai.
Free morning discover, visit Cat Cat village, share culture experiences
There will be a vehicle waiting to transfer you to Sapa when the train arrives Lao Cai train station in the morning. It's take about 1,5 hour for 33 km from the train station to Sapa. After check in the Hotel and freshen up you will have breakfast and then enjoy your free morning to explore around town. In the afternoon, we will have a walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, home of the Blake H'mong minority peoples. Along the way we will meet the local minority people and have opportunities to talk with them and share culture experiences as well as understand the life here.
Trekking on Lao Chai and Ta Van village, explore the nature and the daily life here
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will spend about 3-4 hour to trek along the way call buffalo paths through several hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van where H'mong and Dzay ethnic people live. Here you can meet many friendly ethnic people in their traditional customs and fell the peaceful life of people here in their voice and their smile. We will have lunch at a local restaurant on the way to Ta Van village. Then spend time explore the nature and the daily life here before back to Sapa by car for an overnight stay.
Enjoy Bac Ha Sunday Hill tribe market, try some
Today you will have early breakfast, then spend about 2hours to drive 100km to the Bac Ha Sunday Hill tribe market which starts quite early in the morning and finish around 3 pm. This market opens on Sunday only, and is considered as one of the most exciting, interesting and colorful market in the mountain area in Vietnam. This is the special place where is the most colorful and biggest fair for minority groups, a typical weekly activity for the H'Mong and other minority groups living in the locality. It's not only a market, but a chance for couples, friends, and relatives to meet, talk and enjoy their lives. Your tour continues by walking to H'mong village of Ban Pho. You will have excited opportunity to try some "Bac Ha home-made maize wine" and learn how to make this famous wine by yourself. You will transfer to Lao Cai to have dinner and catch the overnight train to Hanoi.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy early morning of Hanoi, visit Ha Long Bay, visit an interesting fishing village, and stay on the junk.
In the early morning we will arrive Hanoi and then drive around the city to enjoy a variety of activities in Hanoi's early morning, include a visit to the Hanoi flower market. After having breakfast you will spend about three hour to drive to Halong Bay. You will be stayed on the traditional junk Cruise 1 day to see beauty of this Heritage and have lunch with fresh seafood on board. It's time for you to discover the magical bay where thousands of sculpted lime stones islands rise from the waves and know about its legend. You also visit an interesting fishing village with opportunity to talk with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations and get more information about the life of people in the islands. After that enjoy cocktails or cooking class while watching sunset and then have dinner. In the evening you could enjoin some activities as movie night, board games, or beauty spa.
Enjoy early morning in Ha Long Bay, visit Sung Sot Cave, and come to Hoa Lu in Ninh Binh province.
Waking up early and you will have chance to enjoy the early morning with the Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck, or choose among a variety of exercises like kayaking and swimming. Having a buffet breakfast, then you will visit Sung Sot Cave to enjoy one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long. Check out your junk and visit Tuan Chau Island. At last we will pick you up to Hoa Lu city in Ninh Binh province to discover the old capital of Vietnam in Dinh Dynasty between 968 and 1009. This evening is time for you to relax and discover by yourself.
Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, biking on the countryside, explore King Dinh and King Le Temple, discover Tam Coc Caves, visit Bich Dong Pagoda
In the morning, you will visit Bai Dinh Pagoda - the largest pagoda in Vietnam has 500 Arhat statues made of stone standing higher than human's head. Your cycling tour will start from here biking on the countryside road and headed to the ancient Hoa Lu Citadel. Along the way you can explore the King Dinh and King Le Temple which were built in 17th century and worship King Dinh Tien Hoang and King Le Dai Hanh. Continue riding through the limestone peaks to Tam Coc and passing the rice paddies of Red River Delta. After have lunch in Tam Coc, near the sampan pier, you will spend a 3-hour sampan trip along the Boi River to visit the Tam Coc caves. This place include three caves named The First Cave, The Second Cave, The Third Cave and proceeding through a scenic landscape dominated by rice fields and karsts towers. Then you continue biking to Bich Dong Pagoda not very far from here. Finally you will rejoin your car and back to Ninh Binh for an overnight stay.
Drive to Quang Binh, visit the Citadel of the Ho Dynasty, come to Nhat Le Beach in Quang Binh.
Today you will leave Ninh Binh and we will drive you to Quang Binh - a province on the North Central Coast of Vietnam. Belong the way you will have time stopping to visit the Citadel of the Ho Dynasty that was recognized the World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO in June 2011. This citadel was the capital of Vietnam from 1397 to 1407. It also is one of Vietnam's most impressive architectural works which use around 20,000 cubic meters of rock and nearly 100,000 cubic meters of soil. Then you will come to Nhat Le Beach in Quang Binh and stay overnight there.
Have a trip on Son River, visit 400 hundred meter high Tien Son Cave, and explore the 600 meter underground river.
After having breakfast you will have a trip on the boat on Son River to enjoy the 400 hundred meter high Tien Son Cave. It's was call Son River or Lipstick River because its water is red in flooding season. Then you will have chance to explore the 600 meter underground river, which is the longest underground river in the world with more than 20km long. Finally, you will come back to the resort at Nhat Le Beach and stay overnight there.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Come to Hue City, visit part of the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) including the Vinh Moc Tunnels, Cua Tung Beach, the Ben Hai River and the Quang Tri Citadel
In the morning, you will leave Quang Binh and drive to Hue in the Center of Vietnam. In 19th century, Hue was the capital of Vietnam under Nguyen Dynasty for approximately 150 years who built their tombs on the banks of the Perfume River and still famous until now. The characteristics of people here were impacted by the royal lifestyle and customs until now, especially the habit drink the royal tea every day. Before coming to Hue, you will stop to visit part of the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) including the Vinh Moc Tunnels, Cua Tung Beach, the Ben Hai River and the Quang Tri Citadel. The DMZ was established as a dividing line between North and South Vietnam as a result of the First Indochina War.
Board the Dragon Boat on the Perfume River, visit Thien Mu Pagoda, visit King Minh Mang's Tomb and King Tu Duc's Tomb, visit Hue Citadel, the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and Dong Ba Market.
In the morning, your tour will start on the Dragon Boat for cruising on the Perfume River. Hue citadel is famous for ancient tombs of emperors past which lying along the Huong River. At first you will visit the charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) which is considered the symbol of Hue, and of Buddhism in Vietnam. Here you can have great view on the Huong River and surrounding area. After that you will visit King Minh Mang's tomb. In the afternoon your tour will continue with a visit to the Hue Citadel, the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and Dong Ba Market. At last you will have dinner with Hue royal-style at a local restaurant and a restful overnight stay.
Travel over the Hai Van pass, visit the My Son Cham Ruins, drive to Hoi An
Today you will leave Hue and we will drive you to Hoi An. On the way, you will travel over the Hai Van Pass and then visit the My Son Cham Ruins. My Son - an impressive place - was the former capital of the ancient Cham civilization that ruled Central Vietnam from the 2nd to the 13th century. Bricks were used to build the temples which had without the aid of mortar and had sculptures of gods, priests, animals, and scenes of mythical battles. This is the pale worships Lord Vishnu. After that you will come to Hoi An - a peaceful historical city. From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hoi An was a international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders and was renowned for its high grade silk and ceramics, which are still produced in the area.
Half day walking tour around Hoian in the morning, biking tour around countryside, experience Vietnamese rural life and talk with local farmer, joining with local fishermen.
In the morning you will have a half day walking tour around Hoi An city. You will pass the winding streets - the special characteristic of streets here and visit some highlight destinations here. You will have chance to visit the Japanese Bridge, Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Halls, and the 200 - year old Tan Ky ancestral house. In the afternoon, you will have a biking tour around country road to experience Vietnamese rural life and talk with local farmer. Beside you will also have a sampan tour on Thu Bon River and have opportunity to meet and joining with local fishermen, as well as enjoy the hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. Especially you will experience paddling the unique Vietnamese round - shape fishing boats. Then you cycling back to town and have free time to relax at a local pub and discover Hoi An by visiting the local tailors to know how to make quality clothes.
Come to Qui Nhon, visit Chien Dan Cham Tower
In the morning you will leave Hoi An and drive to Qui Nhon City in Binh Dinh province. Qui Nhon is the coastal city which was the land of Champa people in the past. Belong the way, you will have time to visit a group of three towers named Chien Dan Cham Tower, which were built in the 11th or 12th century and dedicated to three deities of the Champa Kingdom: Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. Then enjoy some of the spectacular unspoiled beaches. Finally you will stay overnight in Qui Nhon.
Explore the Cham towers; see Banh It Tower, Duong Long Tower,
Today you will spend all day to explore the Cham towers in Qui Nhon - a kind of special religious architectural Cham people and effected by Hinduism architectural. You will visit Banh It Tower which is located on a picturesque hilltop, includes four towers built in 11th century. Next you visit the parallel three towers named Duong Long Tower that were built by brick on 12th century with 29m - 36m long. Especially you will see the unique architecture of Cham Tower named Twin Towers. They were built in 12th century with two tower stand together like a happy couple. You can also find the body of the God bird Garuda on the corners of the towers. Then you'll enjoy free time at the resort or at the Ghenh Rang Beauty Spot, and have a relaxing overnight stay in Qui Nhon.
Visit Nha Trang and relax on the beach
In the morning, you will leave Qui Nhon and transfer to Nha Trang which is call the pearl of East Sea by its beauty, natural value as well as climate. Nha Trang is famous for the beautiful fine white sand, quiet and warm waters, and stunning archipelagos. After check in your hotel you will have free time to relax on the beach and stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Free day to relax and enjoy the resort facilities
Today is your free time to relax and enjoy the resort facilities. Maybe you choose to take part in some water sports like windsurfing, snorkeling, diving, water-skiing or boating to Ninh Van Bay or Nha Trang Bay. At last, you will stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Final day in Nha Trang for you to discover
This day is your another chance to discover the treasures of Nha Trang or enjoy whatever you may have missed on the previous day. Beside you may spend time to relax in your resort and take a well-deserved day off and spend a final night in Nha Trang.
Transfer to Phan Thiet, visit the Proklong Garai Cham Tower
Today you will leave Nha Trang and transfer to Phan Thiet to continue your Vietnam coastal journey. Before come to Phan Thiet, you will visit the Po Klong Garai Cham Tower - one of the most stunning and undamaged community towers of Cham people in Ninh Thuan. The towers were built in 13th - 14th century in King Shihavaman Dynasty in order to worship the King Po Klaung Garai for his services rendered to the country. Then you will have free time to enjoy Phan Thiet City before relaxing.
Visit the Cham Po Sha Nu complex, the Lighthouse of Khe Ga
After have breakfast you will visit the Cham Po Sha Nu complex that were built in the 8th century. The towers were built in 8th - 9th century to worship Shiva, one of the Hinduism God. In 15th century another towers were built to worship Princess Po Sha Nu who was respected by Cham people. Then you will visit the Lighthouse of Khe Ga. Finally, you will back to the resort and have free time to relax and enjoy the facilities here.
Transfer to Ho Chi Minh City, visit Dong Khoi Street, enjoy Vietnam's Southern dishes.
The morning is your free time for you to discover more about Phan Thiet. Then transfer to Ho Chi Minh City - the commercial center and home to a growing number of upscale restaurants and shops. In the evening is time for you to understand a part of culture, social and local daily life by exploring colorful outdoor markets and Dong Khoi Street where is called the city's main upscale shopping boulevard with boutiques selling clothes and accessories designed by new Vietnamese designers, hill tribe crafts, high quality linens and house wares. Then you will stop at a local restaurant to enjoy dinner with some of Vietnam's Southern dishes.
Visits to Chinatown, Thien Hau Pagoda and Giac Lam Pagoda, Reunification Palace, the Opera House, the Hotel de Ville, the War Remnants Museum and Ben Thanh market.
Today you will spend all day to explore Ho Chi Minh City. Having breakfast and then you will enjoy Chinatown - a biggest market center of Hoa People in Vietnam. Here you can understand more about the daily life and culture of Hoa people in Saigon. Next, you visit Thien Hau Pagoda and Giac Lam Pagoda - the oldest pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City, dating back to 1744. You will have lunch at local restaurant, then continue by visiting the Reunification Palace, the Opera House, the Hotel de Ville, the War Remnants Museum and end the day at Ben Thanh market.
Visit Cu Chi Tunnels
In the morning, you will have the opportunity to explore Cu Chi Tunnels - the famous historic place in Cu Chi district, Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi tunnels, more than 200km of underground tunnels have many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels where thousands of fighters and villagers could hide. They were used by Viet Cong during the US - Vietnam War and were their great importance system in resistance to American forces, and helped achieve ultimate military success. Coming here you can discover how people communicate and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters during the war. In the afternoon, you will have free time to enjoy the more beauty of Ho Chi Minh City.
Transfer to My Tho, boat trip enjoys Mekong Delta's life and nature.
Today you will leave Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to My Tho, located in the Mekong Delta. You will take an exciting boat trip to enjoy four beautiful islets: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise. By this trip you will have chance to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe typical rural life on the delta. Especially, you also have opportunity to enjoy seasonal fruit and listen to traditional music by visiting traditional houses which are all made from coconut in Quoi An village. Then you will have an amazing horse cart along the village path and stop at Ben Truc orchard where you can taste honey with tea or Mekong whisky. Stop at a local restaurant you will have a fantastic lunch. Next you drive to Can Tho and the Dong Tam snake-farm and stay overnight in Can Tho.
Have a cruise trip and join in Cai Rang floating market, visit a noodle factory and enjoy local fruits in an orchard.
Wake up early in the morning to have breakfast on "The Lady Hau" cruise and join in the Cai Rang floating market that opens very soon in the early morning. After that your cruise will pass along narrow creeks to visit a noodle factory and enjoy local fruits in an orchard. Next, back to your hotel and prepare to transfer to Ho Chi Minh City for relax and an overnight stay.
Free day to explore Ho Chi Minh City
Today we will spend all day for you to do whatever you like at your leisure. Maybe you like to enjoy a cycling tour cycle for an adventure through the city's winding street and see some attracted sites like Tao Dan Park, Notre Dame Cathedral. Or you can try the South's strong Vietnamese iced coffee, or some special foods of Ho Chi Minh City in local restaurants.
Free time relax, shopping or sight-seeing
Today is your free time for shopping or sight-seeing before pick up to the airport to catch your departure flight home. End of tour services.
Meals28 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 10 dinners
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