Vietnam highlight 13 days with All accommodations + Hoa Lu Tam Coc full day trip + Halong Bay overnight 1 night with Vspirit cruise + Sapa tour 2 days 1 night with Sapa Lodge hotel + night train deluxe 4 beds cabin from Hanoi to Da nang + Cu Lao Cham tour + Domestic flight from Da nang to Ho Chi Minh + Elios hotel – Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels + Mekong Delta with My Tho and Ben Tre tour + Airport and Railway transfer in Hanoi, Da nang and HCM + Accommodation in Hanoi, Da nang and HCM.
Day 1: Our Driver will pick you up at airport and transfer to hotel in Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi. ( No Meal)
Day 2: After having Breakfast, you will join Hoa Lu Tam Coc full day trip (B/L)
7:50 – 8:40: Our modern bus and guide pick up at your address then depart for Ninh Binh province.
08:00 – 11:40: Start to Hoa Lu, have a short break to stretch your legs
Arrival at Hoa Lu- Ancient capital in 10th Century.
Visiting the temples of two King Dinh and King Le
11:40 – 16:00: Arrival Tam Coc wharf around lunch time. Great lunch at Local restaurant overlooking Ngo Dong river, you will have chance to enjoy the specialty of Ninh Binh delicious goat meat and elderberry.
Board sapam boats rowed by locals. Going along Ngo Dong River, you will see the wonderful scenery of karst hills, villages and rice field. Passing through the three caves Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba.
Back to Tam Coc wharf to chill out.
Take a cycling tour from Tam Coc to Bich Dong along country rivers and paddy fields ( optional)
18:00: Arrive in Hanoi. Our tour guide say goodbye to you at your address.
Hoa Lu Tam Coc One Day Tour is finished.
What to bring:
– Sun glasses, Sun cream
– Camera and film
– Pair of Shoes and short trousers for biking around country road.
Day 3: Check out Hanoi hotel and join Halong Overnight with Vspirit cruise ( B/L/D)
After having Breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up at hotel and start for Halong tour.
Experience Halong Bay, on a V’Spirit Classic Cruise, one of the best mid-range cruises available. You will not only see many fantastically shaped islands, beautiful beaches, and great natural caves, but you will also learn more about its history and local people…
|08h00 – 08h30||Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.|
|12h30 – 13h00||Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.|
|13h30 – 14h30||Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.|
|14h30 – 15h30||Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.|
|15h30 – 16h30||Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave area.|
|16h30 – 17h30||Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.|
|17h30 – 19h00||Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.|
|19h00||Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.
Overnight on board.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)
|06h30 – 07h30||Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.|
|07h30 – 08h30||Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.|
|08h30 – 09h30||Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.|
|09h30||Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.|
|09h30 – 10h30||Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.|
|10h30 – 11h30||While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.|
|10h30 – 11h30||Disembark V’Spirit Classic.|
|12h30 – 13h00||Transfer back to Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 17h00.
- Round trip transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay and back to Hanoi
- Welcome Drinks
- Cruise Itinerary and Program
- Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
- English-speaking Tour Guide
- Deluxe Cabins and A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
- Vietnamese and International Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (B, L, D)
- Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
- Airfares, Car Transfers
- Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned above
- Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
- Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
- A valid passport is required upon check-in on board…
- What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellents
- Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
Back Hanoi and recheck in hotel- Overnight in Hanoi
Day 5: Check out Hotel and join Sapa tour ( B/L/D) Hanoi – Sapa by bus with a short trek to Cat Cat village
6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/stay, get on big bus and depart for Sapa.
9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break
11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
- Welcome drink and itinerary briefing
- Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures
14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.
Trekking distance is about 2.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours
17.00: Come back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight in hotel with night activities.
Day 6: Sapa – Hanoi by bus with a long trek Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B/L)
7.00 – 7.45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for trekking
8.00: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain after that heading to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people.
Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 3.5 hours
11.30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa.
12.00 – 15.00: Have a shower at hotel, check out and have lunch and time at leisure on your own.
15.00: Meet all group members at hotel to get ready for Hanoi.
15.15: Get on bus to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.
21.15: We say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends.
Recheck in Hotel in Hanoi – Overnight in Hanoi
Day 7: Check out Hotel and free time till the time to get night train from Hanoi to Da nang around 19:30 PM to 20:10 PM. Overnight on the train. (B)
Day 8: Arrival Da Nang around 12:30 to 13:00 PM. Meet our local driver and transfer to Hoi An Hotel- Overnight in Hoi An- Free time ( No Meal)
Day 9: After having Breakfast, you will join Cham Island tour half day trip ( B)- Overnight in Hoi An.
Cham islands are 15km from Cua Dai. There are seven islands altogether named according to their shape or characteristics. They are called Lao ( pear ), Dai ( long ), La ( leaf), Kho ( dry ),Tai ( ear ),Mo ( tomb ) and Nom ( East Wind ).They have good climate, cool the year round, trees and animals as well as marine life are plentiful here. On the island, there are precious bird nests while under the water, the coral is marvelous. There are also scenic spots around the island, such as Suoi Tinh ( Love stream), Suoi Ong ( Sir’s stream ), Hon Chong ( Piled up rocks ),Hang Ba ( The lady’s cave ). the island isalso surrounded by very nice beaches with clean white sand and transparent, cool water.
8:00 :local tour guide pick up you at the hotel’s lobby, you will be transferred to Cua Dai harbor to register with the Border Police before heading to the islands.when Arriving in the island, your guide will take you to the showroom where the history, map, objects are displayed. visiting Au Thuyen where the local boats are hidden in big storms, walking along the rice field to the over-100-years-old temple of Hai Tang.
9:50 –11:00 : back to the boat for snorkeling for half an hour at Xep beach. Here you can swim, see the forest of nice coral under the sea, then go to Bai Bac beach for lunch and relax.
14:00 :back to Cua Dai estuary where out vehicle will take you back to Hoi An.
Day 10: Check out hotel and get flight from Da Nang to HCM city( B)
Arrival HCM airport, meet our driver and transfer to Hotel in HCM city. – Free time.- Overnight in HCM city.
Day 11: After having breakfast, you will join Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels full day trip (B/L)
HCM – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi – HCM ( start 8.00 – return 18.00 )
The Great Holy See Temple, built in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of south-east Asia. It is the centre of Cao Dai sm, a religion that blends Buddhism, Christianity and Confucianism. Explore this fascinating site and attend the colorful noon-day mass held by the Cao Dai followers. It is an experience not to be missed. After lunch, visit the Cu Chi Tunnels.
The Great Holy See Temple, built in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of South-East Asia. It is the headquarters of the unique Cao Dai sect, a religion with a hybrid of Buddhism, Christianity & Confucianism. Above the entrance is the all-seeing holy eye – symbol of the sect. Visitors will attend the midday ceremony’s extravaganza to witness the daily mass held by the Cao Dai followers which is a fantastic experience. After lunch, proceed to Cu Chi to explore the amazing site where Viet Cong hid during the War. It is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists –the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a “Free Target Zone”. Visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed before entering the tunnels. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food in war time). Return to SaiGon.- Overnight at hotel
Day 12: After having breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up for Mekong Delta to My Tho and Ben Tre full day trip.(B/L)
A trip to Mekong Delta to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the rich culture of the vibrant southern Delta region. Boating down the river to experience the local life, fishing port, fishing floating house, enjoy the local folk song music and seasonal fresh fruit.
Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, enjoy the folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t joint the cycling trip.
Return to Ho Chi Minh City. End trip.
Day 13: Depart
+ 12 nights’ accommodation: 10 nights in hotels, one night on the train, one night on Halong cruise
+ Airfare with Vietnam Airlines from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City with 20kg checked-in luggage and 7kg hand carry
+ Train ticket Hanoi to Da Nang (soft sleeper, air-condition 4 berth sharing)
+ Transportation in Hanoi, Da Nang Railway station and Ho Chi Minh City Airport
+ Train station transfer in Hanoi and Da Nang
+ Guided tour to Halong Bay: two days and one night on V’Spirit Cruises
+ Guided tour to Cu Lao Cham tour
+ Meal as mentioned in itinerary
+ Tax and service charge
Return airfares from your country to Vietnam
Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages
Visa to Vietnam
Notes: The Itinerary can be changed upon under controlled weather conditions.
List of Hotel for the trip:
+ Hanoi: Flower Hotel or Viet View Hotel
+ Sapa: Sapa Lodge hotel
+ Hoi An: Kiman Hoi An Hotel, Vinh Hung 2 Hoi An Hotel and Lantern Hotel
+ HCM : Elios Hotel or Liberty Sai Gon Parkview Hotel