Through Vietnam

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Discover the spirit of Vietnam by travelling from north to south, taking in all the attractions in between. Experience old Vietnam in the elegant streets of Hanoi, Visiting to Babe lake with its valleys, waterfalls, caves, unusual rock formations and lakes, Enjoy a boat trip on beautiful Halong Bay, Discover the history of the Nguyen dynasty in Hue, Engage in some trade in Hoi An, Learn how Logan honey is made, Furthermore, travellers will discover the fascinating Central Highlands, home to several ethnic tribes, near the Lao border, Cruise Whale Island in Nha Trang before exploration of Mekong Delta with innumerable canals and Embrace the energy of Ho Chi Minh City in the end of your trip.

Through Vietnam

Tour code: ADV 03

Discover the spirit of Vietnam by travelling from north to south, taking in all the attractions in between. Experience old Vietnam in the elegant streets of Hanoi, Visiting to Babe lake with its valleys, waterfalls, caves, unusual rock formations and lakes, Enjoy a boat trip on beautiful Halong Bay, Discover the history of the Nguyen dynasty in Hue, Engage in some trade in Hoi An, Learn how Logan honey is made, Furthermore, travellers will discover the fascinating Central Highlands, home to several ethnic tribes, near the Lao border, Cruise Whale Island in Nha Trang before exploration of Mekong Delta with innumerable canals and Embrace the energy of Ho Chi Minh City in the end of your trip.

 

HANOI – BA BE – HALONG – NINH BINH – HUE – HOIAN – BUON ME THUOT – PLEIKU – NHA TRANG – SAIGON – MY THO – LONG XUYEN

 22 days / 21 nights

DAY 01 : HANOI ARRIVAL (D)

Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be welcomed by our guide and transferred to your hotel. Hanoi is one of Asia's most charming cities, with romantic boulevards and colonial houses. The rest of the day is free for exploration. Welcome dinner at local restaurant and overnight in hotel.

DAY 02 : HANOI city tour (B/L)

Today you will have full day city tour of Hanoi with visiting mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh President (close on Monday and Friday), and One Pillar Pagoda, which is famous for the unique architect of Buddhism belief. Also the Temple of Literature "the first university in Vietnam", founded in 10 76, the Tran Quoc Pagoda, one of the oldest of the country and the Quan Thanh Temple, founded between 1010 – 1225 are on the program.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Museum of Ethnology (closed on Monday), featuring a wonderful collection of art and objects from throughout the country and different tribes. Then you will enjoy half an hour around the Old quarter by cyclo, visit of Ngoc Son temple and Lake of Restored Sword lake. In the evening you will enjoy a performance of the traditional Water Puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 03 : HANOI – BA BE (250km) (B/L/D)

You will leave Hanoi in the morning transfer to Ba Be Lake, situated in the North of Red river. Passing by Thai Nguyen, you leave the plain and go to the mountainous area, meeting Tay hill tribe. You have dinner and stay overnight in a stilt house by the lakeside in a traditional village.

DAY 04 : BA BE (B/L/D)

You begin with boat cruising in Ba Be lake surrounding mountains and forest, continue by going to the Dau Dang waterfall and Puong cave. You have a short walk on the trail road along the mountain foot and visit the H'mong and Dzao villages. The second night you will stay also in the Tay minority’s village.

DAY 05 : BA BE – HANOI (250 km) (B/L)

After breakfast you have some time free to walk around the village, then you will be transferred back to Hanoi. Lunch on the local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 06 : HANOI – NINH BINH (120 km) (B/L)

Morning you leave Hanoi departure to Ninh Binh, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century. You will visit Bai Dinh pagoda – one of the biggest Budhis center of Vietnam. After lunch in a local restaurant you will go by boat along the Trang An tream – enjoy the “Halong on land” about 2 hours and continue visit 2 temples dating from the 11th century dedicated to kings Dinh and Le. Overnight in Ninh Binh.

DAY 07 : NINH BINH – HALONG ( 250 km) (B/L/D)

Morning you departure to Halong Bay via Thai Binh and Nam Dinh. Arrive in Bai Chay – Halong city around noon. Arrive Ha Long Bay board the Halong Junk Cruise; welcome drink and lunch with freshly caught seafood served on board. Enjoy cruising around the bay to see the amazing limestone karsts with different real-world formations like; Dau Nguoi (Human Head) islets, "Amazing Caves" includes Thien Cung cave. Overnight stays on Halong Junk Boat.

DAY 08 : HALONG – HANOI (170 km) – HUE overnight on train (B/L)

This morning enjoy a morning view of the bay. Sitting on the upper deck, relax and enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the crystal-clear water of the bay. Continue cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations.

About 11h30, return to the port and drive back to Hanoi . In the evening, catch the night train to the ancient capital of Hue. Overnight on train with air-conditioned and soft bed cabin.

DAY 09 : HUE (B)

Arrive in Hue about 8h. Transfer to the city and have breakfast. You will take a dragon boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visit Hue's best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the Mausoleum of former Emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes.

In the afternoon visit the elaborate tombs of Emperors Khai Dinh. Dinner on boat and enjoy the Hue traditional folksongs. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 10: HUE - DANANG – HOIAN (160 km) (B)

In the morning, you will visit Hue, a surprising landscape. you Visit the Imperal Citadel – the World Heritage for cultural where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 and the Tombs of Emperor Tu Duc.

In the afternoon, you pass the Hai Van Pass (Ocean Cloud Pass), a mountainous highway offering splendid views over the South China Sea to Da Nang city. You will visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture in Danang, exposing antique artifacts of the former Cham Kingdom, before arriving to Hoi An town. Overnight in Hoian hotel.

 DAY 11 : HOI AN walking and biking (B,L)

Take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter, visiting ancient merchants’ houses, a Hoi kien temple, the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, and colorful riverside market.

In the afternoon you will visit Tra Que' village by bicycle (5 km - 15 minutes from Hoi An). Tra Que is famous for its aromatic herbs, mint and basil. The streets, which appear smaller than usually, are characterized with a particular flavor. You have chance to discover the life of the farmers while while they are working strenuously with joys and enthusiasm. Return to Hoi An you have free time to relax on the Cua Dai sandy beach. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 12 : HOI AN - MYSON - DANANG (100km) (B/L)

You leave Hoian and transfer to My Son - 70 architectural works built between VII and XIII century to visit the Royal of Champa' valley. Located in the countryside, Bang An tower with delicate and unique architecture is constituted as a testimony of the Prosperous Cham Kingdom. You will be transferred to Da Nang. Check in and overnight in  Danang hotel.

DAY 13 : DANANG – PLEIKU ( 1 hour flight) (B/D)

You will be transferred to the Danang airport for flight to Pleiku. Arrival to Pleiku you enter the Central Highlands, bordering with Lao in the west and spreading along the Truong Son mountain range. It is home of hill tribes.

Afteroon you will visit the T'Nung Lake, situated in a huge crater created by a volcano and the Dektu village, home to the Gia Rai tribe. Overnight in Pleiku hotel.

DAY 14 : PLEIKU – BUON ME THUOT ( 200 km) (B/L)

Morning you will be transferred to Buon Ma Thuot, passing the coffee and rubber tree plantations. Upon arrive to Buon Me Thuot you will visit the Ethnographic Museum de Daklak and visit the Lak Lake in Mnong's village. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 15 : BUON ME THUOT – DON VILLAGE (100km)- NHA TRANG (250 km) (B/L)

You will transfer to Don village - the ancient capital of Dak Lak province in the 19th century, famous for hunting and domestication of wild elephants. You have chance to cross the stream by the bamboo bridge, visit stilt houses with over 100 years old and the tombs of King Elephant.

In the afternoon you will leave the Central Highlands and go to the coastal region. Arrive in Nha Trang, check in the hotel and  you have time to relax on the sandy beach. 

DAY 16 : NHA TRANG cruise by boat (B,L,D)

Morning you will board a boat at Cau Da Port and start the exciting boat trip. Cruising to Mun Island which is the best island for snorkeling where you can see lots of lives colorful corals and fish. See extraordinary coral reefs which are coverd with multicolored fish by snorkeling or by glass bottom boat. Enjoy the exciting snorkeling on the island. Back to Lang Chai (Fishing Village). Visit many cages raising fish, shrimp, grouper insides. Fresh lunch with many dishes of fresh sea food in Lang Chai. Tour end at Tri Nguyen Aquarium where is the collection of thousands of fantastic sea fish and sea natural creature. Transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang

DAY 17 : NHA TRANG – SAIGON overnight on train  ( B )

You have free time to relax on the beach or explore the city until transferring to the Nha Trang' station and catch train to Saigon. Overnight on train with soft berth.

DAY 18 : SAIGON city tour (B)

Arrive in Saigon in the early morning. Picked up and transfered to city central for breakfast than you have a day city tour includes:  Central Post Office, the Notre Dame Cathedral and shopping in the Ben Thanh market.

Afternoon you will visit the China Town with Thien Hau Pagoda and Giac Lam pagoda built in 1744. Overnight in Saigon.

DAY 19 : SAIGON – MY THO (90 km) (B/L/D)

In the early morning, departure to the Mekong delta. Arrive in My Tho, you embark a private boat and visit the island with the tropical orchards and passing the Xep canal. Then, you will visit the villages at the end of the canals. Taste fresh fruits in the orchards and cruise around the small canals in the region. Special lunch in a restaurant in mangrove' forest in a island. In the late afternoon, arrive at a local people's house and free time for personal interests. Dinner and overnight in local house.

DAY 20 : MY THO – LONG XUYEN (180 km) (B/L)

After breakfast and walk in the orchard, you will visit the market's village and prepare some traditional meals with the host and enjoy it. You leave Mytho continue the road to Long Xuyen - the heart of Mekong Delta via Sadec. Overnight in Long Xuyen.

DAY 21 : LONG XUYEN – SAIGON (260 km) (B/L)

In the early morning, visit the floating market of Long Xuyen, a very animated and authentic market. By rowboat you explore the canals, by-passing locals rowing up and down to the market. Walk to visit Cu Lao Ong Ho and cruise around the streams in the region. Return to Saigon, check in the hotel and you will have chance to discover Saigon by night.

DAY 22 : SAIGON DEPARTURE ( B )

Free time until transfer to the airport for your flight home.

 

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