Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnel + City tour (Breakfast )
Leaving Saigon we drive thought pleasant countryside before arriving at Cu Chi. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. Then we drive back to Ho Chi Minh City arriving at approximately 1pm.Afternoon: City tour with Former Presidental Palace , War Museum, French Old Quarter as Notre Dame Catheral, Post Office, Opera House, City Hall…
Day 3: Mekong Delta /Local home stay in Vinh Long (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel then check out of your Hotel. Stop at CAI BE floating market ( ensure you leave early not to miss out) with local daily life of people, visiting local factory to see pop corn, pop rices, rice paper, coconut candy … Lunch at Bonsai garden. Travelling by various boats in and around Vinh Long province we stop at a local home. This will include local plantations and explore the islands on feet or on bicycles.
Have breakfast with the locals, and then later that morning, we take a sampan ride to LONG HO Island to view some local cottage industries, with local people creating: tofu, rice milk factory, roof-top palm leaf,.
We then continue deeper into the Mekong Delta and head towards to CAN THO one of the largest river port City in the Mekong Delta.
Wake up early to not miss out on the largest floating market in the Mekong Delta named CAI RANG were hundreds of boats trading on whole sale scale every day.
Your Vehicle will then pick you up and head back to Ho Chi Minh.
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh – Dalat (Breakfast)
Drive about 300k up to Highland, about 1500m with sea level, a famous Honey Moon City of VN.. On the way we can see a lot of rubber trees, floating houses, pine trees,flower. Stop on way to see Water fall, Bao Dai (The last King of Nguyen Dynasty) Summer Palace. Walk around the Dalat market .
Day 7: Dalat – Nha Trang (Breakfast)
Day 8: Nha Trang (Breakfast / Lunch)
Take a boat trip (Private boat) for snorkelling and swim then go to fishing market for lunch and see daily life of local people here.
Day 9: Nha Trang – Hoi An (Breakfast)
Take a flight to HOI AN by VN Airline from NHA – DAD then drive about 30Km to Hoi An. Check-in hotel, relax and shopping with thousand of tailor shops here.
Day 10: Hoi An (Breakfast)
Day 11: Hoi An – Hue (Breakfast / Lunch)
Drive about 140 Km and stop on way to see Marble Moutain, Champa Museum and drive up to the beautiful pass Hai Van. Stop at the Lang Co Beach for lunch and swim, arrive in Hue. Check –in hotel and free.
Day 12: Hue (Breakfast)
Take a boat trip along Perfume river to see Thien Mu pagoda. Continue by van to see King Tombs of the last NGUYEN Dynasty of Viet Nam on 19th Century as Tu Duc tomb (old tomb was build on 1860) and Khai Dinh tomb (New tomb was build on 1920). Afternoon go to see Citadel of NGUYEN Dynasty with forbiden Pupple City, Nine Urns Dynasty, The Mieu Temple.
Day 13: Hue – Hanoi (Breakfast)
City tour to see Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (if open), HCM Stilt house, Presidental Palace, One Pillar pagoda. Continue go to see Temple of Litterature. Afternoon go to West lake for seeing Tran Quoc Pagoda then back to central walking shopping around Old Quarter.
Day 15: Ha Noi – Ha Long (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel, and then transfer to Ha Long.
12h00: Arrive in Halong and embark Halong Phoenix Cruiser. Guests are greeted with welcome drink, after that lunch is served while the boat cruises the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape. After visiting Amazing cave we stop at a floating house and go kayaking to Luon cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay or relax on boat by yourself. Fresh fruit platter will be served followed by the dinner. Overnight on board.
Day 16: Halong Bay – Disembark – Ha Noi – Lao Cai / Evening Train (Brunch)
7h30: Sunrise breakfast and cruise around the clear & emerald water to another part of Halong bay with a close up view of stunning limestone peaks. . Having lunch on board with a variety of local foods.
11h45: Get back to Halong dock, back to Hanoi in time for our next adventure, this time by night train in cabins to the North West of Hanoi to Sapa. While waiting for your train have some dinner.
Day 17: Lao Cai – Sapa (Breakfast)
PM: As requested after a good days walk, some time to relax and recover. Free night.
Morning easy to go to Ham Rong ,Sapa market , and trekking to CAT CAT Village….
17h: Transfer to LAO CAI once again for an evening train to HANOI – Cabin
Day 19: Lao Cai – Ha Noi
Arrive HANOI at 5h30 have breakfast with our tour guide in local café in Old Quarter before check in Hotel.
Day 20: Ha Noi departure (Breakfast)
The morning is free time at own leisure for shopping or exploration the charming city until transfer to airport for departure.
|Group size||1 pax||2 pax||3 pax||4 pax||5 pax||6 pax||S.S|
|3 star hotel||$4,347||$2,507||$2,158||$1,912||$1,787||$1,680||$488|
|4 star hotel||$5,809||$3,242||$2,924||$2,647||$2,540||$2,423||$1,258|
|5 star hotel||$7,371||$4,068||$3,778||$3,473||$3,383||$3,241||$1,938|
|Note:||S.S = Single Supplement ; credit card payment incurs 3,0% bank fees|
Tour price in US$, valid until 31 December 2017 Prices are NOT available in Chinese Lunar New Year, 30 April & 1 May and 02 September. Children policy: Under 2 years old: Free of Charge From 2 – under 5 years old: 50% From 5 – under 12 years old: 75% Above 12 years old: Charged as adult
|Hotel Categories/Regions||3 star||4 star||5 star|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Lan Lan 2 (sup)||Liberty Central (sup)||Majestic (colonial sup)|
|Vinh Long||Local homestay||Local homestay||Local homestay|
|Can Tho||Saigon Can Tho (sup)||Kim Tho (dlx)||Victoria Can Tho (sup)|
|Da Lat||River Prince (dlx)||Saigon – Dalat (dlx)||Ana Mandara Dalat (Villa Studio)|
|Nha Trang||Green (sup)||Novotel (stand)||Sheraton Nha Trang (dlx ocean view)|
|Hoi An||Vinh Hung 2 (deluxe)||Anantara Resort (dlx)||Palm Garden Resort (sup garden view)|
|Hue||Romance (sup)||Huong Giang (dlx)||Imperial Hotel (dlx city view)|
|Hanoi||Moon View (sup)||Silk path (dlx)||Sofitel Metropole (premium)|
|Ha Long||Phoenix Cruise (dlx)||Bhaya Cruise (dlx)||Ginger Cruise (Jasmine Premium)|
|Hanoi/Lao Cai – Lao Cai/Hanoi||Fansipan||Fansipan||Victoria Express (sup)|
|Sapa||Sapa Paradise (dlx)||Bamboo (dlx)||Victoria Sapa (sup)|
Tour includes: * English speaking guide/s in different parts of Vietnam.(Other languages upon request) * All accommodation on twin share basis. * All meals as indicated in the itinerary * All transfers and transport in A/C car, bus or van. * Private Boat trips in Mekong Delta, Nha Trang and Hue. * Snorkeling in Nha Trang. * En-suite twin shared Cabin Bhaya Cruises in Halong Bay. * Soft sleeper berths in air-conditioned cabin on train from Hanoi to Sapa and vice versa. * Entrance fees and permits during guided time. * Domestic flights: NHA TRANG – DANANG; HUE – HANOI. * Domestic departure tax inside Vietnam Tour excludes: Airfares and taxes in international flight to Vietnam & out of Vietnam. Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary Compulsory meals at hotel (if required) Visa and visa fee to Vietnam Excess Baggage Charges Single Room Supplement Entrance fees and permits during free time Personal travel insurance (compulsory) Personal expenses such as Bar, telephone & Laundry bills Tips and gratuities Others not mentioned