13 Days / 12 Nights
Duration
3-star, 4-star
Hotel
Ho Chi Minh
Departure Place

Travel to Vietnam and trace its mystical eastern coastline, traversing the country from south to north and discovering the many attractions that lie along the way. From the modern chaos of Ho Chi Minh City all the way up to old-world Hanoi, you’ll experience tumultuous history, colonial charm, vibrant colors, delicious food and inspiring scenery on this Vietnam vacation

Summary Of Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Day 2: Full Day Mekong Delta Boat Trip Tour
Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day & Free Go Shopping. Taking Flight To Da Nang – Hoi An
Day 4: Tra Que Village & Making Lantern Tour
Day 5: My Son Sanctuary Half Day Tour
Day 6: Leaving Hoi An To Hue Imperial City
Day 7: Hue City Tour.
Day 8: Paradise Caves 1 Day Tour
Day 9: Depart To Ha Noi Capital
Day 10: Ha Noi Sightseeing Full Day Tour
Day 11: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay
Day 12: Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi
Day 13: Ha Noi Departure

Tour Includes

  1. Transportation:
  • Air ticket Ho Chi Minh city – Da Nang & Hue – Ha Noi.
  • Private car Hoi An – Hue
  • All private airport transfer
  1. Accommodation:11 nights Hotel & 1 night on cruise in Ha Long Bay
  2. Meals inclusive in itinerary:
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Lunch in daily group tour
  • Dinner in Ha Long trip
  1. Daily group tour follow itinerary (transport, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch):
  • Mekong delta 1 day (visit My Tho-Ben Tre village and river, note: Cai Be floating market is very quite and take 3,5 hours/way. We don’t recommend that)
  • Cu Chi tunnel half day
  • Hoi An making lantern and be a farmer at the plantation
  • Hue city with citadel and King tombs
  • Thien Duong cave
  • Ha Long Bay overnight on cruise

Tour Excludes

  • Personal entertainment expensese
  • Personal costs: telephone fee, laundry, tip for tour guide
  • Meals out of tour (lunch and dinner at freetime)
  • Round trip International airfare to Viet Nam.
  • Viet Nam Invitation letter or visa.

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Additional information

Type of roomsShared room, Single room, Single traveler

Day 1

Ho Chi Minh Arrival (No Meals)

On arrival Ho Chi Minh City, we will see at the airport and transfer to center for check in hotel. You are free time for leisure.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 2

Full Day Mekong Delta Boat Trip (Meal: B, L)

8.00am depart to My Tho city, 1.5 hours drive.

A smooth pass the rice fields to the beautiful rural. Start boat on the Tien River to islet. View the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet. Walk into the village, visit fruit garden, enjoy the tropical fruit while folk music is performed by the local people.

The cruise will lead to Ben Tre province, “the country of coconut”, visit coconut candy workshop, bee house, enjoy honey tea and take a picture with snake.

The amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal – fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut’s tree.

Having lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, we will freetime for biking, walking.

3:00pm Back to Saigon. On the way, we will stop at vinh Trang Pagoda.

5:00pm get back to your hotel.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 3

Half Day Cu Chi Tunnels (Meal: B)

8:30am We depart from Ho Chi Minh city to Cu Chi Tunnels for 60km from Ho Chi Minh city. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti – American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its tunnels system of over 220 km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreigner.

The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers along the side of road. You will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, when Cu Chi was “A Free Target Zone “. The remnants you will see that Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there. Ever wonder what it feels like to fire an AK-47? Visit Cu chi tunnels, you have a chance to find out!

2:30pm Bus back to Ho Chi Minh city.

Take a rest for a while. Then taking flight from Ho Chi Minh city to Da Nang. We will see at the airport and transfer to Hoi An Ancient town for check in hotel. You are free time for leisure.

Overnight in Hoi An.

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Day 4

Tra Que Villagen & Making Lantern Tour (Meal: B, L)

Departure : 8:00am & 1:30pm

Time duration: 4 hours

The tour will begin at your hotel. Our tour guide will great you and provide your bicycle for your trip.

Your day will start at Tra Que vegetable village. You can relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside then stroll along the vegetable villages. As a special treat, you will be involved with digging, sowing, planting, harvesting the vegetables with hundreds of years rudimentary tools of the farmers. You will enjoy the E Water, a speciality of Tra Que vegetable village, you can feel the strong medicinal flavour from many kinds of vegetables. You could will be a fammer with many interseting activities.

Finish your time in Tra Que vegetable village, you will ride your bicycle leisurely passing the rice fields, villages, to come to the art of making lanterns.

You will visit craftsmen with skillful hands, showing y ou how to create the brightly colored lanterns. Expertly guided you could make yourself a lantern as a gift to your family.

Finish your learning, the tour guide will take you back to your hotel

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 5

My Son Sanctuary Tour (Meal: B, L)

7:30am – 8:30am: Bus and tour guide pick you up at your hotel (in Hoi An ancient town area)
8:30am: Leaving Hoi An for My Son Holyland
9:30am: Arriving My Son – the Holyland surrounded by the marvelous mountains, 48km west of Hoi An. My Son was chosen as a religious center, built in the late 4th century under the Cham’s King Bhadravaman. It is a huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples of different architectures. Wander through the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people, tourists are welcomed at the Old Tower of the Cham.

Spend 2 hours to enjoy and discover the beauty of Acient buidings at of the Champa Kingdom with our tour guide
12:00pm: Leaving My Son for Cau Lau boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon river. You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air . You will have lunch on the boat before stoping for visitting at Kim Bong Carpentry Village – The traditional work village .
2:30pm: The boat trip will finish at Bach Dang Boat station.
In afternoon, free go shopping in Hoi An Town. Then free & easy.
Overnight in Hoi An.

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Day 6

Hoi An Ancient Town – Hue Imperial City (Meal: B)

Taking private car to Hue Imperial city (no tour guide). Upon arrival in Danang, visit the Cham Museum, which features a fine collection of openair sandstone carvings. Stop at My Khe Beach, made famous in the American TV series of the same name. It stretches for many miles north and south of the Marble Mountains. The Marble Mountains surrounding the area are five stone hillocks – once islands made of marble – and each is said to represent one of the five elements of the universe. There are many natural caves in which Buddhist sanctuaries have been built over the centuries. Transfer to Hue Imperial city.
Check in hotel & overnight in Hue
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Day 7

Hue City Tour (Meal: B, L)

A day in Hue is designed to show you this unexpected side of Hue, once former capital of Vietnam (1802 – 1945) under the reign of the 13 Nguyen Kings.

Let us take you further in depth to the exotic culture, history and architectural works of a high cultural, historic value and the wall city that represents the outstanding demonstration of the power of the vanished Vietnamese feudal empire, including a complex of monuments, tombs and pagodas that attract tourists coming from all over the world.

Let us show you just simple daily lives of local people at market and on the river…
We highly recommend you to the best tour to see other side of Hue, VietnamTour highlights

Morning (8:15am – 12:30pm)

  1. Dong Ba Market to see the daily life of local people
  2. Boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda – The oldest pagoda in Hue City
  3. Imperial Citadel of Royal Dynasty of Nguyen Family (1802 – 1945)
  4. Royal Antiques Museum – A collection of ornaments from the Nguyen dynasty

Lunch at local restaurant (Huế specialities, Western and Asian food)

Afternoon (12:30pm – 4:30pm)

  1. Incense stick village
  2. Khai Dinh King’s Tomb – a blend of Western and Eastern architecture.
  3. Minh Mang King’s Tomb, one is impressed by the majesty and symmetry of the architectural constructions.
  4. On the way back to your hotel, we drop in handicraft village in Hue city – Conical hat village

4:00pm – 4:30pm: your day trip is finished.

Overnight in Hue

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Day 8

Paradise Cave Tour (Meal: B, L)

6:30am: Car and tour guide will meet you at hotel and depart to Quang Binh. On the way, we stop for seeing La Vang Church where Virgin Maria appeared in 1798. We continue to go sightseeing Hien Luong Bridge, and Ben Hai River (Parallel 17 division from south to north of the country during 20 years from 1954 to 1973).
11:30am: We will have lunch at Phong Nha Restaurant.
12:15pm: We will continue to make a trip to Paradise Cave to explore the charm of Asia’s longest dry and beautiful than the Phong Nha Cave which is recognizing as Natural Wonders of the World with the beautiful of nature given chemical. From the historic Ho Chi Minh Road (former Ho Chi Minh Trail), you will pass on a path through crass forest for about four kilometers, then you climb 519 rocky steps, and you’re in… Heaven, it’s truly a Paradise.
7:30pm: Tour will back to Hue and we will finish Paradise Cave tour.
Overnight in Hue.

Day 9

Depart To Ha Noi Capital (Meal: B)

Check out hotel in Hue. Car will transfer you to the airport, then taking flight to Ha Noi capital.
Arrive Ha Noi capital, we will see at the airport and transfer to center for check in hotel. You are free time for leisure.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 10

Hanoi Sightseeing Full Day Tour (Meal: B, L)

07:30 – 08:30: Our bus & tour guide will pick you up at the hotel in Ha Noi old quarter depart to Hanoi city tour full day.

09:00: Visiting first place named Tran Quoc pagoda on the West Lake the oldest pagoda in Vietnam.

09:30: Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One-Pillar Pagoda which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 – the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.

11:00: Visit the Bat Trang  Pottery Village

In the afternoon:

13:00: Bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy the lunch.

14:00:  Visit Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam’s first university. It was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day.

15:30: Drive to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians. You also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.

16:00: Arrive back to your hotel. Tour ends !

Notes:

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Ethnology Museum and close on Monday and Friday morning.

The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.

Highlight: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ethnic museums will be closed on Monday to Friday morning.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 11

Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (Meal: B, L, D)

8:00 Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up.

Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.

You will have a chance to take photos. Comfort break. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.

12 – 12.30 noon approx

Arriving Tuan Chau Marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Meet the captain, crew and join us for welcome cocktail as we tell you about life onboard.

Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind

Set sail as lunch is prepared by our chef.

Join us for a relaxing lunch in the restaurant or on the outdoor dining area. Enjoy the stunning views of the Bay, its dramatic limestone islands as we sail through the calm waters.

Afternoon

While we make our way to the amazing Van Gia fishing village, relax on the sundeck and watch the world go by or take an afternoon nap in your cabin. Middle afternoon arrive at Van Gia floating fishing village.

Drop anchor.

Our guide will give you some information and interesting facts about this fascinating village and its local community.

Disembark and you can choose which options when you visit the village by Kayak or local bamboo boat to visit the village. They will be your guides through their fishing village where you can meet the locals, see at first-hand what life is like living on the water, we are proud of our working partnership with, and support of this community.

Our cruise will take you to the Soi Sim natural beach for swimming and snorkeling, you can enjoy our interesting games such as football, basketball. On the way cruising, you will enjoy with us the sunset party with fruits and wine as our complimentary

Back on board the cruise, we head towards the sleeping area.

Early evening

Take an opportunity to refresh and then join friends for a pre-dinner drink in the bar.

Dinner is served in the restaurant or outdoor dining area if the weather is permitted, which is a gastronomic delight. After dinner, unwind in the bar where there is a selection of books, magazines and board games or watch a movie on our plasma TV; join some of our team to go cuttle fishing at night.

Accommodation and overnight on boat.

Day 12

Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi (Meal: B, L)

06:30 am

For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands.

Breakfast, coffee, tea served.

After breakfast, we sail through the waters and pass by a number of caves and we drop anchor at Surprising (Sung Sot) Cave.

Disembark and visit Surprise Cave located on Bo Hon Island. It is one of the widest grottoes in Ha Long Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites

09:30 am

We board the cruise again. Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in the luggage store. You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.

12 noon

Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell.

Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi. Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30/17:00.

Spend overnight in HaNoi

Day 13

Ha Noi Departure (Meal: B)

Having breakfast at hotel. Freetime for leisure until the car come and transfer to airport.
Take a flight home. See you again.

Tour Includes
1. Transportation:
 Air ticket Ho Chi Minh city – Da Nang & Hue – Ha Noi.
 Private car Hoi An – Hue
 All private airport transfer
2. Accommodation: 11 nights Hotel & 1 night on cruise in Ha Long Bay
3. Meals inclusive in itinerary:
 Breakfast at hotel
 Lunch in daily group tour
 Dinner in Ha Long trip
4. Daily group tour follow itinerary (transport, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch):
 Mekong delta 1 day (visit My Tho-Ben Tre village and river, note: Cai Be floating market is very quite and take 3,5 hours/way. We don’t recommend that)
 Cu Chi tunnel half day
 Hoi An making lantern and be a farmer at the plantation
 Hue city with citadel and King tombs
 Thien Duong cave
 Ha Long Bay overnight on cruise
Tour Excludes
 Personal entertainment expensese
 Personal costs: telephone fee, laundry, tip for tour guide
 Meals out of tour (lunch and dinner at freetime)
 Round trip International airfare to Viet Nam.
 Viet Nam Invitation letter or visa.

CLASS SHARED ROOM SINGLE ROOM single traveler
3 STAR 882 USD 1196 USD 1371 USD
4 STAR 1166 USD 1743 USD 1964 USD

Child under 12 years old sharing with 01 adult: 90% of adult fare

Child under 12 years old sharing with 02 adults with extra bed: 75% of adult fare

Child under 12 years old sharing with 02 adults without extra bed: 50% of adult fare

Child under 02 years old sharing with 02 adults without bed: FOC

Please note that some suppliers may impose additional fees for infants and children. These will be advised at time of booking.

30 or More Days – 100% of total purchase amount can be refunded (Deduct Domestic Airfare as it is completely non-refundable)

16 – 29 Days Prior to Departure Date – 75% of total purchase amount can be refunded (Deduct Domestic Airfare as it is completely non-refundable)

07 – 15 Days Prior to Departure Date – 50% of total purchase amount can be refunded (Deduct Domestic Airfare as it is completely non-refundable)

0 – 06 Days Prior to Departure Date – Non-refundable

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