Route: Saigon- Mekong Delta-Danang-Bana Hills-Hoi An-Hanoi-Ninh Binh- Halong Bay- Sapa
Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Day 2: Saigon – Mekong Delta Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3: Saigon Half Day City OR Cu Chi Tunnels-Danang (Meals, Breakfast, Lunch) by flight
Day 4: Danang- Bana Hills-Golden Bridge (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 5: Danang- Marble Mountain-Basket Boat-Hoi An (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 6: Hoian- Hanoi Arrival (Meal: Breakfast) by flight
Day 7: Hanoi Full Day City Tour (Meals, Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 8: Hanoi – Ninh Binh Full Day Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 9: Halong Bay Overnight Cruise (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 10: Halong – Hanoi (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 11: Hanoi – Sapa – Cat Cat village ( Meals: Breakfast, Lunch )
Day 12: Sapa – Lao Chải, Tavan Village – Hanoi ( Meals: Breakfast)
Day 13: Hanoi Free and Easy (Meal: Breakfast)
Day 14: Hanoi – Departure (Meal: Breakfast)
➤ Welcome guests at Tan Son Nhat International Airport then transfer to the city for hotel check-in.then transfer to the city for hotel check-in. However, hotel standard check-in time starts from 14:00 hours, early check-in to hotel rooms is subject to room availability or at the hotel’s own discretion. Overnight in HCMC
Breakfast at a hotel. Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and starting your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which dates back to the late 19th century. Then 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 the country lane and see orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which is performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Ride a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit the honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at a 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 enjoying cool breeze for those who can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. End trip.
***Please note: Drop-off time is subject to traffic, weather…so the finished time could be later than expected.
Overnight in HCMC
Breakfast at a hotel.
OPTION 1: Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification Palace, which was built on the site of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of both the Indochina wars.
OPTION 2: Pick up at your hotel and depart to Cu Chi Tunnel will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving.
Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by an introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the wartime. Then, spend your time exploring the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the specially constructed living areas with kitchens, and bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purposes during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relaxing or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
Return to Saigon. Lunch at a restaurant.
After that, we transfer to the Airport for departure to Danang.
Arrive at Danang airport, welcome by the driver and transfer you to Hotel. Check-in 14:00 (if a room is available you can check in early and have a rest). Relax at the beach.
Overnight in Danang.
Breakfast at a hotel.
Car and tour guide pick you up at the central meeting point/hotel.
Depart to Ba Na Hills along the Nguyen Tat Thanh tourist route, the most beautiful sea route in Central Vietnam. See Thuan Phuoc suspension bridge (the longest suspension bridge in Vietnam), Thanh Binh beach, Red Beach beach (where the French colonists first landed in Da Nang).
9h00: Arrive at Ba Na – Suoi Mo cable car station, start the journey up the mountain by cable car system reaching 4 world records. See Mo stream with white foaming waterfalls, primeval forests and red-leaved trees.
You visit Linh Ung Pagoda, Thich Ca Phat Dai with the majestic statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, 27m high placed in the highest position in Southeast Asia, the colorful Love Flower Garden “Le Jardin d’amour”, Trees The world-famous Golden Bridge – The unique bridge located in Thien Thai garden in Ba Na Hill – was built on an altitude of 1,400m above sea level, the bridge consists of 8 spans and has a length of 150m. The bridge is supported by giant hands. People walk as if lost in the middle of a fairy scene where there are clouds, the sky is immense.
Continue to Gare Debay take the 2nd cable line to the top of Ba Na.
Guide to visit the 3rd largest indoor amusement park in the world FANTASY PARK: Love Wheel, SKIVER Pilot, Dinosaur Park, Fire Track, Tramcar, Haunted House, Mill Wind, Spider-Man, Free-falling Tower.(most games are free).
Rest and enjoy the scenery of the mountains, the French Village, the Square…
12h00: Lunch and rest at the restaurant.
Free for joining games in Fantasy Park – the third biggest indoor games zone in Vietnam with a series of interesting games: 4 – 5D film, skiver, the death race, Dinosaur Park… (3 hours).
You take the cable car down the mountain. Enjoy the panoramic view of Da Nang city and Da Nang bay when hidden, sometimes under a sea of white clouds. Back to Da Nang.
Overnight in Danang hotel
Breakfast at a hotel. Tour guide and driver pick you up for Marble Mountain- Hoi An Ancient Town Trip. On the way visit the Marble Mountains – named as 5 elements of universe and stone carving village of Hoa Hai.
+ Non Nuoc Ancient Stone Village is 300 years old. Visit the exquisite and artistic works of the artisans here, admire the statues and products made from stone.
+ Marble Mountains (explore the caves, visit the beautiful scenery of the sky and clouds, visit the sacred temples: Linh Ung Pagoda, Huyen Khong Cave, Tam Thai Pagoda, the way to heaven…)
Lunch at a restaurant. After that you will have the opportunity to experience the distinct culinary style of this place.
We visit Hoi An Ancient Town – recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage. Visit the old houses, Covered Bridge, and Cantonese assembly hall with ancient architectural style and learn about the lives of the locals and the historical developments of this city. Enjoy the scenery of. Free to shop for souvenirs.
Overnight in Hoian Town.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Free time for your activities until you get back to the airport for your flight to Hanoi. Welcome guests at Noi Bai International Airport (New Terminal Gate 02 (Meeting point at Column 10)) then transfer to the city for hotel check-in. However, hotel standard check-in time starts from 14:00 hours, early check-in to hotel rooms is subject to room availability or at the hotel’s own discretion. Overnight in Hanoi.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel
8.00: We’ll pick you up from your hotel take you to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho – and President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969. We will visit outside of Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum because its closes on Monday and Friday.
9.30: You’ll visit the One Pillar Pagoda, which is actually a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of a square lake.
After that, you’ll have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of West Lake. From there, it’s onto the Temple of literature, which was Viet Nam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
12.30: You have lunch at the restaurant in the Old Quarter. Afterward, you’ll visit Hoan Kiem Lake – the heart and soul of Hanoi.
OPTION 1: TUE, WED, THU, FRI, SAT, SUNDAY
You’ll stop in at the MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY. This superb museum showcases the depth of Vietnamese cultural diversity with an astounding collection of 15,000 artifacts gathered from throughout Vietnam. Maps, displays and dioramas are labeled in Vietnamese, French and English. Displays portray a typical village market, the making of comical hats and a Tay shamanic ceremony; videos show the real thing. You can also check out a traditional Black Thai house reconstructed in the museum. There’s also a center for research and conservation where scientists from all over the world study traditional Vietnamese cultures.
OPTION 2: MONDAY
We visit Hoa Lo Museum and Temple of Literature:
–Hoa Lo Prison was a prison in Hanoi originally used by the French colonists in Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. During this later period, it was known to American POWs as the “Hanoi
Hilton”. The prison was demolished during the 1990s, although the gatehouse remains as a museum.
–Temple of Literature– Vietnam’s first national university. The temple was built in 1070 at the time of Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. It is one of several temples in Vietnam which is dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. The temple is located to the south of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. The various pavilions, halls, statues and stelae of doctors are places where offering ceremonies, study sessions and the strict exams of the Đại Việt took place. The temple is featured on the back of the 100,000 Vietnamese đong banknotes.
17.30: Take the car back to your hotel. Finish unforgettable full-day Hanoi Sightseeing!
Add some options (your own payment): Enjoy Water Puppet Show or Electric Car or Cyclo around Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
Overnight in Hanoi.
After breakfast at the hotel, departing to Ninh Binh Province, we visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.
➤ Proceed to local restaurant for lunch and continue an amazing boat ride to Tam Coc, you will get on bamboo boat – rowed by the local people – in Hoang Long River to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way, you also have chance to see the paddy field if you visit Tam Coc in April or September.
➤ After the boat trip, we drive back to Hanoi. Enjoy dinner on your own & Overnight in Hanoi.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel
07:30 Pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the pier to board a superior cruise where welcome drinks await. After check–in, enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while cruising through the magical bay where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the water like dragon teeth. After lunch, take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay on Titop Island. Swim on a quiet beach, or sunbathe on the deck. In the afternoon, back on board for the sunset view and have a chance to enjoy a cooking class at a restaurant then enjoy the meal you have prepared. After dinner time you are free for some activities: Squid fishing, karaoke…
Overnight on the cruise
06:30 do Tai chi lesion
Wake up call to admire the dramatic sunrise on the bay. Relax with a tea or coffee cup before departing to the splendid Sung Sot Cave where stalactites hang from the high ceiling. Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese cuisine onboard while cruising back to harbor for a transfer back to your hotel in Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi:
7.00: Pick up from your hotel, and depart for Sapa. Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break.
11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
12.30: Arrive in Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of Hmong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
Check-in Hotel. Enjoy lunch with local Vietnamese dishes,
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 a photo with a bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for a bus to pick up to get back to Sapa. Free time for your dinner
Overnight in Sapa.
Have breakfast at the hotel, 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. Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
Relax and leisure on your own, shopping
15.00: Get on the bus to go back to Hanoi with two comfort breaks.
20.00: Arrive in Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Free and easy
Overnight in Hanoi.
The itinerary is very flexible and you can change it at the last minute.
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