From USD 1,560 p/p
Tour romantic, historic Vietnam for two weeks from Hanoi to Saigon, visiting the country’s highlights including rugged Sapa, World Heritage Ha Long Bay, imperial Hue, ancient Hoi An and the fascinating countryside of the Mekong Delta.
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for relax. Dinner will be served at one of the nicest restaurants after brief discussion on tour.
Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi
A Street Vendor In Hanoi
After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex for visiting Hochiminh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda.
Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century.
Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi.
Afternoon visit ethnological museum then have cyclo in the old quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy water puppet show in the afternoon before dinner.
One Pillar Pagoda – Hanoi
Pick up at your address in Hanoi at 8:30 by Van and drive to Halong.
Arrive at 12:00. At Halong port, our Crew welcomes you on Ha Long Cruise, enjoy welcome drink and check into your cabin. Lunch with seafood will be served right after. At 13:00, boat starts 3.5 hours cruising into Halong Bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Mat Qui (Monster’s face) islet, But Moc islet, Cap De islet, Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu cave, to a Floating Fishing village to see this unique way of life and then explore Luon Cave (from 16:40 to 17:30). There will be lots of time for swimming, sun bathing. Enjoy a great sunset dinner and relax under the starlit sky before retiring to the comfort of your cabin.
Early risers can enjoy a morning view of Bay’s landscapes with a cup of tea, coffee, fresh fruits. Sitting on the upper deck, we can enjoy the breath – taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay.
The quiet is almost eerie; we can hear birds singing, cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air and gentle breeze.
Sunrise In Halong Bay
And then explore Sung Sot (Amazing) Cave (8:00 to 9:00), swim and relax at Titop Beach. At 9:24, boat start cruising back and brunch buffet will served from 10:30 to 11:30, check out procedure at 11:35. Arrive at harbor by 12:00 noon, and drive back to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi around 16:00, relax then have dinner before escorted to Railway Station for night train to Lao Cai depart at 21:30.
Arrive in Lao Cai around 06:00, transfer to Sapa by car.
After breakfast at hotel, your guide will meet you at the hotel for a short trek to Cat Cat village that belongs to the H’mong ethnic people in the valley. The village has remained generally free of outside influences and provides excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone mountains and lush paddy fields. Enjoy visits to local families and observe some of their traditional customs then travel down into the valley to see the stunning white curtain of the Cat Cat waterfall surrounded by the flowery valley and deep green pine trees. The rocks near the river and waterfall are a popular place for taking picturesque photos and sunbathing during good weather.
Return to Sapa for dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Sapa – Rice Field Terrace
Breakfast before private car transferred to Lao Chai village, a village of Black H’mong. Short trek down to river to visit hill tribe house to see their living style and the local woman made their handicraft clothes. Further on along the road, the Tavan village where Dzay people staying can be seen. Visit the village and reach their customs. Trek back to main road and the car take you back to Sapa, transferred to Lao Cai for night train back to Hanoi.
Kids Riding Buffalo At Lao Chai Ta Van
Train arrives in Hanoi at 5:30, you will be picked up to have breakfast, relax and sightseeing or shopping until transferred to airport for flight to Hue in morning, upon arrival in Hue, you are picked up to hotel for relax and overnight.
Hue – Perfume River
In the morning visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Before leaving the site of Imperial city we visit Imperial Museum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai Dinh Tomb, have lunch.
Afternoon boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market.
Citadel Hue – Imperial City
Drive to Hoi An on the way visit Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach, via Da nang and visit Cham Museum and Marble Mountain en route. Afternoon visit Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit the former merchants’ homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market.
Hoian Ancient Town
Morning free at your relax.
In the afternoon you will be transferred to airport for flight to Saigon, upon arrival in Saigon, you will be picked up to hotel for relax and overnight.
Full day city tour, visit Former Presidential Palace, the War Crime Museum, the central complex of architecture: the Notre Dame Cathedral, the City Hall, the Municipal Theater, Xa Loi Pagoda, where keeps the glass vase that on its central altar contains the heart of Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk who felt so strongly about the in humane treatment of his fellows that he committed suicide by burning on June 11, 1963 as a final protest, visit Ben Thanh market and China town.
Saigon – Notre Dame Cathedral
At 8:00 pick up at hotel.
Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the stilhouse and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise Island.
Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family business where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returning to My Tho by rowing boat.
Proceed to Can Tho. Check in on arrival.
Rising early to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day, we have breakfast and start our trip with a boat cruise on sparking streams along the endless waterway of Mighty Mekong River to Cai Rang floating markets. There will be hundreds of boats loaded with fruits, vegetables and fish jostling for trade. Sellers advertise their wares by crying out across the water, we then visit the lush orchards and are treated to a delicious tropical fruits. In the afternoon you are transferred back to Saigon
Cai Rang Floating Market – Mekong River
Free until transfer to airport for departure to your destination. End tour.
Sai Gon – Ho Chi Minh City
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