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14 Days / 13 Nights
General Description

Discover Vietnam at its very best with this 14 days trip from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. Marvel at the charms of Hanoi and its typical hustle daily life, enjoy spectacular karst landscape of Halong, learn about local life and enjoy rustic rhythm of Mai Chau and Ninh Binh.

From stunning North Vietnam down to ancientry of Hue, Hoi An in the centre, to lively Ho Chi Minh City and undulating beauty of Cai Rang floating market in the Mekong delta, each day you travel is a day of joy and new learn about this fascinating country.

Code

VIET_FA_002

Itinerary

Day 1

Hanoi - Arrival

(-/-/D)

You will get picked up from the airport and transfer to Hanoi down-town. Check in your hotel and prepare yourself for an exciting urban adventure.

With its vibrant Old Quarter dotted with ancient temples in a maze of little streets lined with colourful shops and stalls, French colonial buildings and tree lined boulevards, tranquil lakes and graceful pagodas, elegant cafes and hustle street life, Hanoi is one of the liveliest and most charming cities in Asia.

Take a stroll around, soak up with sights, sounds, smells and get yourself adapted to the local atmosphere. Enjoy the traditional performance of typical Water Puppet Show before your welcome dinner with local tastes.

Overnight in Hanoi

Accommodation:

hotel in Hanoi

Day 2

Hanoi City tour - Halong Bay

(B/L/-)

Breakfast at hotel. It is a day of full interesting experiences. Start with your visit to the Ho Chi Minh Memorial Complex including the Mausoleum, Presidential Palace and his old house on stilts. Next and nearby is the special charm of little One Pillar Pagoda that stands as the witness for the vicissitudes of Hanoi thousand years. From here you will walk to the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, an archaeological site dating back to the 11th century.

After lunch, continue with your visit to the Temple of Literature, following the Hoa Lo Prison, known widely by the nickname ‘Hanoi Hilton’; given to it by the Americans during the Second Indochina War. This afternoon you will get transfer through Red River delta land to Ha Long City. Check in hotel and in the evening you will have time to wander around the town as well as to enjoy the sea breeze from the beach.

Overnight in Halong City

Accommodation:

hotel in Halong Bay

Day 3

Halong Bay - Hanoi

(B/L/-)

Breakfast at hotel. Explore the incredible scenery of Halong Bay on a day boat cruise. During the cruise, you will visit floating villages, enjoy swimming in the crystal water, discover huge lime stone cave and sharpen your shooting skill with thousands of chance for photos. A sumptuous seafood lunch will be served as you wind your way through the dramatic limestone islands. Return to Hanoi in the afternoon with a stop to visit a traditional ceramic village where you will learn how beautiful stuffs are made by hand. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Overnight in Hanoi 

Accommodation:

hotel in Hanoi

Day 4

Hanoi – Mai Chau

(B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel. Leave Hanoi and drive through spectacular country and mountain sceneries to Mai Chau, a beautiful green valley surrounded by high mountains in Hoa Binh Province, approx 150 km from Hanoi. This place is home to beautiful White Thai minority villages. Here, the Thai people have inhabited for centuries and much of their lifestyle and traditions have remained unchanged over the years. Take a light trek around villages and green paddies for sightseeing, visit local house, enjoy local interaction and perhaps join with locals at their farm work. Excellent dinner prepared by your host will be served along with some local rice whiskey. End the day with a traditional dance performance.

Overnight in Mai Chau

Accommodation:

home stay in a local house on stilts

Day 5

Mai Chau – Ninh Binh – Hanoi & Night Train to Hue

(B/L/-)

Breakfast at homestay. Get up to the sounds of the peaceful village and enjoy morning scenery of locals at their daily work. After a home breakfast, take a scenic drive through the lush paddy fields and jagged limestone escarpments of the region to the remarkable cave system of the Hoa Lu and Tam Coc, sometimes known as the ‘Halong of the rice fields’. Take a visit to the Hoa Lu ancient capital and temples dedicated to great kings of the Dinh and Early Le Dynasty from 10th and 11th century. After lunch, rowing boats will take you through the labyrinth of caves, tunnels and emerald streams for a fascinating visit before returning to Hanoi to board the night sleeper train to Hue.

Overnight on train

Accommodation:

at 4-berths cabin air-conditioner on night train

Day 6

Hue Arrival

(-/L/-)

Arrival Hue at late morning, you will be picked up to transfer to hotel for check in procedure and quick relax. In the afternoon: you will take a visit to the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City. The citadel encompasses three courts covering 6 km that surrounded by massive brick walls and protected by a moat system, the Royal Citadel was badly damaged in the latter stages of the war, but retains a sense of grace and majesty even today.

Royal dinner this evening (optional) would be great experience in this former imperial city.

Overnight in Hue

Accommodation:

hotel in Hue

Day 7

Hue Sightseeing

(B/L/-)

Breakfast at hotel. Board a ‘dragon boat’ and float along the silk-strap-like Perfume River. You will have a visit to the Thien Mu Pagoda, the oldest and iconic symbol of Hue with its 7 storeys Phuoc Duyen Tower mirrors into water surface. Continue to Tu Duc Emperor Tomb, a special architecture that was built in perfect harmony with the natural setting and reflected dream of emperors for their life after death. Later, spend some time to wander around the Dong Ba market and perhaps try some local speciality ‘banh khoai’ that Hue is famous for.

Overnight in Hue

Accommodation:

hotel in Hue

Day 8

Hue – Hoi An

(B/L/-)

Breakfast at hotel. Take scenic drive through green land, verdant mountains and spectacular beaches to Hoi An Town. Check in hotel upon arrival Hoi An and free as your leisure. Mid-afternoon: Take a walking tour around World Heritage Hoi An ancient quarter. Visit Hoi An Central market, temples, assembly halls, museum, ancient houses and take a stroll along the waterfront area where local activities take place. Take a sit in one of elegant cafés for a cold drink and contemplate the time passing on mossy roofs and shuttered windows at the end of the tour.

Overnight in Hoi An

Accommodation:

hotel in Hoi An

Day 9

Hoi An

(B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy your day free for wandering around Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An

Accommodation:

hotel in Hoi An

Day 10

Hoi An - Danang & Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

(B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel. Free as your leisure till transfer to Danang airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City in late morning and check in at hotel.
In the afternoon: Take a drive through busy Saigon streets and catch up interesting moments. Explore the
War Remnant Museum and admire the Gothic style of century-old Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, the Independence Palace and troll through the Ben Thanh Market. Enjoy your rest of afternoon free as leisure.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Accommodation:

hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 11

Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnel – Mekong Delta

(B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel. Departure from Ho Chi Minh City for a visit to the amazing Viet Cong tunnel system at Cu Chi. This underground city, about 75 km from the city, stretches 250 km with three levels and took 25 years to build. Continue to Cai Be town, a little town in Mekong Delta. This afternoon you will take a boat cruise through the maze of waterways. Discover the region’s picturesque scenery, the local cottage industries and handicraft manufacturing of many types, still very traditional.

Overnight in Cai Be

Accommodation:

homestay in Cai Be

Day 12

Cai Be - Can Tho

(B/L/-)

Breakfast at homestay. In the morning you will take a morning visit to Cai Be’s traditional floating market. You will see there, at the confluence of the Mekong River and its branch, hundreds of boat laden with fruits and vegetables, each of the seller boat has a pole hanging their advertising stuffs on the top and the buyers wander about for their purchases. Followed by a canoe tour of the former Vietcong jungle base at Xeo Quit. After lunch we’ll head for Can Tho – the Delta’s most important commercial and administrative centre. Afternoon is free at leisure to explore this friendly riverside town or check-out the interesting Mekong Delta Museum.

Overnight in Can Tho

Accommodation:

hotel in Can Tho

Day 13

Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City

(B/L/-)

Breakfast at hotel. This morning you will take a boat ride to check out the Cai Rang market; one of the busiest and most photogenic of the Delta’s floating markets, before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure or pursuit the last minute shopping in Saigon centre.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Accommodation:

hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 14

Ho Chi Minh City - Departure

(B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel. Today is departure day. Enjoy some free time before your transfer the airport for flight to next destination.

Accommodation:

N/A

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The program may also be subject to changes based on traffic, weather or other events beyond our control. In this case we will take care of evaluating the necessary changes together with the travelers. 

Highlights
  • Hanoi Old Quarter visit
  • Hanoi city tour with Ho Chi Minh memorial site, Temple of Literature…
  • Halong Bay cruise
  • Mai Chau home stay in minority local house
  • Ancient capital Hoa Lu
  • Boat rowing Tam Coc
  • Hue Royal citadel
  • Dragon boat cruise on Perfume River
  • Hoi an walking tour and shopping
  • Cu Chi tunnel visit
  • Mekong Delta and floating market
What you need to know
Included
Not included
  • Licensed English or French speaking local guide
  • All the transfers in any destination as specified in the itinerary on a private basis
  • Halong Bay Cruise package (shared boat + bus)
  • Shared boats as per program
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Admission fees
  • Domestic flights Danang/Ho Chi Minh City
  • Domestic tickets night train Hanoi/Hue
  • Local sim card for use during your visit
  • Any VISA (which must be arranged for Non-ASEAN citizens)
  • Domestic and International Air tickets
  • Domestic and International Insurance Surcharge
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as drinks at meals
  • All other accounts which are not mentioned in the above inclusion.
  • Optional tour available on spot
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Pricing

As the hotels have different seasons that vary from hotel to hotel, the tour price will be on request, and the final amount will be calculated at the time of booking, according to the travel dates chosen and according with the number of participants.

 

Prices are per person on request in US Dollars

Private tour
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Price on request

 

Policy

Travelers can cancel the tour before the deadline of cancellation; charges will be applied according to the cancellation deadline. The date of cancellation is the date in which the written communication od cancellation is received by the company.  Charges are a percentage of the total tour price per person, including surcharges but excluding any amendment charges and any insurance payment.

Cancellation Fee
Children

15 to No show 100 % charge

24 to 16 days 50 % of the tour price

29 to 25 days up 10 % of the tour price

30 days up no charge

Child from 1 – 5 year: Free of charge if sharing bed with parents

Child from 6 – 7 year: charge 50% of adult price if sharing bed with parents

Child from 8 – 9 year: charge 90% of adult price if using extra bed/mattress in parents ‘room 

Child from 10 year up: adult rate

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