Vietnam – Special Tour
Explore Vietnam from north to south - Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city
Day 1 Ha Noi – Arrival (D)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, you will be picked up to proposal hotel for relax, have welcomed dinner
Include: Hotel in Hanoi, Transportation, Meal: Welcomed dinner
Day 2 Ha Noi city tour (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex for visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda. Continue to visit Literature Temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century. Have lunch in one of famous restaurants in Hanoi.
PM: Visit Ethnological Museum then have cyclo in the old quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy Water Puppet show in the afternoon
Include: Hotel in Hanoi, Transportation, Tour guide, Entrance fees, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Lao Cai (B, L, D)
8.00 depart to Ninh Binh, enjoying the rural scenery along the road. Visit Hoa Lu old citadel. Have lunch at restaurant before take the rowing boat along the tiny canal among the rice fields to visit Tam Coc (Three Grottoes)
15.30 back to the car for going back to Ha Noi
After dinner, you will be escorted to Railway Station for night train to Lao Cai departs at 21.15
Include: Tour guide, Entrance fees, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Train tickets: Hanoi – Lao Cai (A/C 4 soft berth cabin)
Day 4 Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat (B, L)
Upon arrival in Lao Cai (eta: 06.00), transferred to Sapa by car. Relax. Your guide will meet you at hotel for short trek to Catcat village, the village of H'mong tribe in the valley, which remains very generally uncorrupted outside forces. Excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone and paddy fields of H'mong village. Enjoy some visits to local families and reach their customs. After the village down into the valley, the Cat Cat waterfall will be visible. A "White curtain" cascade appears, surrounded by flowery valley and deep-green pines. The rocks near the river and waterfall provide a marvelous place for picturesque photos and sunbathing during good weather… overnight at the Sapa Hotel
Include: Hotel in Sapa, Transportation, Tour guide, Entrance fee, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Hanoi (B, L)
Train tickets: Lao Cai – Hanoi (A/C 4 soft berth cabin) 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.
Turn back to Sapa in afternoon for car transferred to Laocai railway station, caught night train back to Hanoi that departs at 20.15.
Include: Transportation, Tour guide, Entrance fee, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6: Hanoi – Halong (B, L, D)
Upon arrival in Hanoi at 4.30, you will be picked up and have breakfast. At 8.00 we leave Hanoi for Halong Bay, stop on route for relax and sightseeing
Arrive at 12.00 at noon. At Ha Long port, our Crew welcomes you on Junk, enjoy welcome drink & check into your cabin. Lunch with seafood will be served right after. At 13.00, boat starts 3.5 hours cruising into Ha Long 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.
Include: Accommodation on boat, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Welcome cocktail, Tour guide on board, Entrance and sightseeing fees, Junk Insurance
Day 7 Ha Long – Ha Noi – Hue (B, L)
Early risers can enjoy a morning view of Bay’s landscapes with a cup of tea, coffees, 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. And then explore Sung Sot (Amazing) Cave (8.00 to 9.00), swim and relax at Titop beach. At 09.30, 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 at noon, and drive back to Ha Noi airport for flight to Hue that depart at 17.25, upon arrival in Hue you will be picked up to hotel for relax
Include: Hotel in Hue, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, lunch. Tour guide on board, Entrance fees
Day 8 Hue city tour (B, L)
AM: 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 then have lunch.
PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market.
Include: Hotel in Hue, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Tour guide, Entrance fees
Day 9 Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B, L)
Drive to Hoian via Da Nang and visit Cham Museum & Marble Mountain en route. Afternoon you are free to 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.
Include: Hotel in Hoi An, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Tour guide, Entrance fees
Day 10 Hoi An – Da Nang – Nha Trang (B, L)
You are transferred to Da Nang to take flight to Nha Trang depart at 09.40, upon arrival you will be picked up for check in hotel
PM: City tour Nha Trang including Po Nagar Cham Tower, and Long Son Pagoda, Hon Chong, Oceanographic Institution
Include: Hotel in Nha Trang, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Tour guide, Entrance fees
Day 11 Nha Trang (B, L)
08.45: Pick up in Nha Trang city.
09.15: Making a boat trip to some islands:
- Mun Island:
Swimming and snorkeling for beholding various kinds of multi – colorful corals and fishes
- Mot Island:
Having lunch with seafood
Joining floating bar for heart to heart animating game.
- Mieu Island:
Visiting the fishing village for learning the way of raising groupers, lobsters…
- 16.00: Back to Nha Trang. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Include: Hotel in Nha Trang, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Tour guide, Boat trips around islands
Day 12 Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Take flight to HCMC that depart at 11.45, upon arrival in HCMC, you will be picked up to have city tour include Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975, and some French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Sai Gon Post Office. After seeing the Jade Emperor Pagoda and the War Remnant Museum, we continue our trip on to the bustling Ben Thanh Market where anything and everything is for sale!
Include: Hotel in HCMC, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, lunch. Tour guide, Entrance fees
Day 13 HCMC – Cu Chi (B, L)
AM: visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war
PM: free at leisure
Include: Hotel in HCMC, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, lunch. Tour guide, Entrance fees
Day 14 HCMC – Can Tho (B, L)
8.00 Pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the house on still and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise Island. Lunch is 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.
Include: Hotel in Can Tho, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Tour guide, Entrance fees
Day 15 Phong Dien floating market – Cai Rang – HCMC (B, L)
8.00 After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sense right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the “rope Bridge” in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Stop for visit & rest at the Bonsai garden in My Tho. Finish the trip around 17.30 pm in HCMC.
Include: Hotel in HCMC, Transportation, Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Tour guide, Entrance fees
Day 16: HCMC – Departure (B)
You are free until transferred to airport for your ongoing flight
B : Breakfast
L : Lunch
D : Dinner
Tour Price Includes :
Transportation, Accommodation, Entrance fee, Tour Guide, Meal ( According to the itinerary)
Tour Price Excludes :
Personal and other expenses