Discover Vietnam

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Get a taste of adventure in Vietnam. Soak up the French charm of Hanoi capital, Cruise the sparkling waters of Halong Bay and Enjoy sumptuous seafood banquets, Meet resplendently-dressed ethnic minorities at the Sapa market, Discover imperial Vietnam in Hue, Experience the fit of tailor-made clothes in picturesque Hoi An, Get a taste of local life on a Mekong Delta home stay and enjoy the modern chaos city of Saigon. Adventure through the countryside, discover the culture and experience a different way of life

Discover Vietnam

Get a taste of adventure in Vietnam. Soak up the French charm of Hanoi capital, Cruise the sparkling waters of Halong Bay and Enjoy sumptuous seafood banquets, Meet resplendently-dressed ethnic minorities at the Sapa market, Discover imperial Vietnam in Hue, Experience the fit of tailor-made clothes in picturesque Hoi An, Get a taste of local life on a Mekong Delta home stay and enjoy the modern chaos city of Saigon. Adventure through the countryside, discover the culture and experience a different way of life

HANOI – NINH BINH – HALONG – SAPA – HUE – HOIAN – SAIGON – VINH LONG – CHAU DOC

Tour code: ADV 04

15 days / 14 nights

 

DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL  (D)

Upon arrival in Noi Bai airport, you will be met by our English-speaking tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Depend on your time, you will have a short sightseeing tour to have an overview of Hanoi includes Temple of Literature, Lake of Restored Sword and the Old Quarter. Enjoy half an hour around the Old quarter by cyclo.  Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 02: HANOI – NINH BINH – HANOI (200km)– LAO CAI overnight train           (B/L/D)

You will drive through the countryside to Ninh Binh, the ancient 10th century capital of Vietnam with visitting King’s Dinh and Le temples. Board a small sampan Trang An for a spectacular 2-hour journey through one cave and numerous waterways and beautiful rural scenery of limestone cliffs and rice paddies. Return back to Hanoi. Have a dinner in the local restaurant before transferring to the railway station for the overnight train to Lao Cai with 4 berth sleeping cabin. 

DAY 03: LAO CAI - SAPA (40 km)                                                             (B)

Arrival at Lao Cai railway station early in the morning you will drive to Sapa. Breakfast will be taken on arrival at the hotel. Free time in the morning to relax.

In the afternoon, you will visit Sapa Market and Ham Rong moutain with the splendid views of its surrounding mountains and valleys. Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 04: SAPA light trekking                                             (B/L)

You will have full day discovery of minority villages located in Sapa Valley. Drive to Lao Chai and then trek (2 km) through rice fields to a traditional Black H’Mong house and then continue the trek to Ta Van village (2 km) to visit a Giay minority village. Lunch in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, walk through a bamboo forest until you reach Giangtachai, a Red Dzao village. This part of the trip is fascinating with beautiful scenery and colourful ethnic minorities such as the Red Dao with their unique customs and traditions. Your driver will be waiting for you at Giangtachai to bring you back to the hotel. Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 05: SAPA – LAOCAI – HANOI overnight on train                          (B/L/D)

You will visit one of the most colorfull minority’s market in the world (Bac Ha in Sunday or Can Cau in Saturday) about 120 km from Sapa. After a local lunch, depart to Lao Cai for check in the overnight train to Hanoi. Overnight in the 4 berth sleeping cabin.

DAY 06: HANOI – HALONG BAY (170 km)                                                          (B/L/D)

Arrive in Hanoi early in the morning, after breakfast at a local restaurant you continue transfer by road to Halong Bay. Arrive around 12h00 and board a Halong junk boat for a memorable cruise through mystical Halong Bay. Enjoy a delicious lunch on board and spend your day admiring one of the natural marvels of Vietnam: visit islets, caves and weather permitting, enjoy a swim in the clear waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Dinner and overnight on the junk

DAY 07: HALONG BAY – HANOI (170km) – HUE (1 hour flight)        (B/L)

Continue to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Halong Bay with Man’s Head Island, Tortoise Island, Luon Cave, Bai Tu Long Bay and Bai Tho Mountain. The cruise ends at 11:30. You will be transferred direct to Hanoi airport for flight to Hue. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the Hue city for check in hotel. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 08: HUE                                                                         (B/L)

You have full day city tour with visiting the Imperial Citadel – the World Heritage for cultural where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 and King Tu Duc Mausoleum.

In the afternoon, you will visit Emperor Minh Mang’s mausoleum, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. You will take a dragon boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visit Hue's best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda.  Overnight in Hue.

DAY 09: HUE – DANANG – HOIAN (160 km)                              (B/L)

In the morning you will pass on the one of the most spectacular road trips in Vietnam by crossing over the Hai Van Pass, towards Danang and continue south to China Beach which lies against a backdrop of the sensational Marble Mountains.

Arrival the Hoi An town, after checking in the hotel you have free time for discovery your self the Old town or relax on the beautifull sandy beach. Overnight in Hoian hotel.

DAY 10: HOIAN                                                                    (B/L)

You will visit the riverside town of Hoi An, which was an important trading port during the 17th and 18th centuries and which, is now officially considered a UNESCO World heritage site. Take a walking tour around Hoi An ancient town and explore its treasures, then visit a lantern making cottage and try to make your own lantern.

In the afternoon, enjoy a cruise on the Thu Bon River and stop on the way at a traditional ceramic and carpentry village. The rest of the time is at leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 11: HOIAN – DANANG – SAIGON (1hour flight)                                       (B/L)

Depart to Danang Airport for your morning flight to Saigon. On arrival, you will discover the bustling Saigon: Enjoy a tour in the Old Colonial Residential Quarter with the Opera House, the 19th century Notre-Dame Cathedral, the beautiful Central Post Office and the Reunification Palace (outside). In the afternoon, visit the War Remnants Museum and continue to Cho Lon and the bustling China town. Finally, end the day with a visit to Vinh Nghiem Pagoda and a lacquer ware factory. Overnight in Saigon.

DAY 12: SAIGON – CAIBE – VINH LONG – CAN THO   (B/L)

You leave Saigon and drive to Cai Be in the heart of the Mekong Delta. On arrival, board a sampan for a journey on the Mekong River and its myriad canals to Vinh Long. Visit an old colonial house, a rice popcorn factory and taste local specialties for lunch. In the afternoon, you continue the trip to Can Tho, the principal town of the Mekong Delta. Overnight in Can Tho hotel.

DAY 13: CAN THO – CHAU DOC   (B/L)

Morning you will board a sampan to visit Cai Rang floating market and witness the rural life and the beautiful vegetation along the riverbanks. Discover Can Tho’s market and then drive to Chau Doc, near the Cambodian border. On arrival, visit Sam Mountain, a popular pilgrimage site with a selection of Chinese, Cham and Khmer temples before checking into your hotel. Overnight in Chau Doc.

DAY 14: CHAU DOC - SAIGON   (B/L)

You have morning cruise through a fascinating floating village where fish are bred in their natural environment, and learn more about Cham culture while visiting a small village and its mosque. In the afternoon, drive back to Saigon via Cao Lanh. Overnight in Saigon.

DAY 15: SAIGON DEPARTURE   (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. You have free time until departure to Tan Son Nhat airport for your flight home!

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