- Duration: 11 Days
- Location: Vietnam
- Places : 15 Seats
- Prix: 794 USD PER PERSON
Offering all the wonders of Vietnam in one trip, this is the perfect snapshot for tourists of all ages. Traveling from North to South, from the tranquil Hanoi to the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City. You will have a chance to see the most magnificent limestone mountains and cruising into the turquoise water in Halong Bay. Then step in the ancient citadel of Hue to understand about the glorious old time of Vietnam's once-capital. As well as, live a local life and experience their daily routine by staying at their homestay, boating, and fishing just like them.
»Hanoi: Enjoy an incomparable combination of tradition, elegance, and progress. The northern metropolis possesses a unique architecture of beautiful colonial villas and streets lined with old trees
»Hoa Lu - Tam Coc: Exploring the ancient capital of Vietnam which locates in deep of jungle and caves by boat.
»Hue: The rich and unique historical and cultural value of Hue becomes a must to all trips to Vietnam
»Hoi An: The peaceful essence of the atmosphere of Hoi An welcomes you to come and relax in this lantern town.
»Ho Chi Minh City: Discover "The Pearl of the Orient" and vibrant nightlife
»Mekong Delta: Explore the maze of waterways and visit the local floating market on a sampan.
DAY 1: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HANOI ARRIVAL
Your trip begins with the arrival in Vietnam. Your private driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Check-in to the hotel and have a rest after the flight.
If you arrived early in the afternoon you could mooch through the streets of the city. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and products’ variety are splashed all over this area.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 2: EXPLORE THE CHARMS OF VIETNAM'S CAPITAL - GROUP TOUR (B/L)
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples dating back a thousand years ago.
AM: 7.45 – 8.15: Free pick up at your hotel. Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum 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. Then continue on to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West lake (In the pagoda’s garden stands a Bồ Đề (Bodhi) tree, which is attached to a past story. In 1959, on one visit to Vietnam, Indian Prime Minister Razendia Prasat offered the Pagoda a bodhi tree as a gift. The plant was grafted from the holy bodhi tree where Sakyamuni sat in zen (meditation) position and achieved enlightenment in India 25 centuries ago)
Lunch at a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple, see Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070 - it’s gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. In the end, journey through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where you’ll then have a chance for some shopping and exploration.
Then enjoy traditional Water Puppet Show
Back to your hotel for an overnight stay in Hanoi.
DAY 3: ESCAPE TO THE SPECTACULAR NATURAL BEAUTY - NINH BINH - GROUP TOUR (B/L)
AM : 7:45 - 8:15. Our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, then leave by coach to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs). Visit the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties. Then our bus will transfer you from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc for lunch around at 12:30 pm.
PM : After lunch, boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, cycle for an hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc - Bich Dong (around 5 km). Dive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel around at 18:00 pm.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 4: DISCOVER THE NATURAL WONDER OF THE WORLD - HALONG BAY (B/L/D) SHARING CRUISE
In the morning, check-out from the hotel and get pick-up by the Cruise.
The pick-up time will start from 7.30 am to 8 am. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to better explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.
After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long Bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can opt to attend the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the day.
Note: In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), the Ha Long bay tour could be canceled without notice. We will consider other replacement tour or refund based on the specific circumstances.
Overnight on cruise.
Day 5: SUNRISE FROM THE CRUISE'S DECK (B/L) - FLY TO HOI AN VIA DA NANG
Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Cave of Surprises, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and transfers to Noi Bai Airport for your evening flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, you will meet our driver who will transfer you to Hoi An town. After hotel check-in and have some free time.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 6: RIDING BASKET BOAT AND FISHING TOUR THROUGH PALM FOREST ( B/L)
Today your English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to a tour of the countryside and rivers around Hoi An. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. After that, you will board the Hoi An Eco-tour boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen. Enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also take a paddle boat trip in a unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat down the waterways of a coconut palm paradise.
In the afternoon, leisure time on your own exploring the ancient town or relaxing at the hotel.
Overnight in Hoi An
DAY 7: VISITING THE IMPERIAL PURPLE CITY - HUE (B)
Today you will be transferred to Hue, Vietnam's former capital which sits by the Perfume River. On arrival in Hue, you will be picked-up and take to your hotel in the city's center.
Overnight stay in Hue.
DAY 8: TRAVEL FROM HUE TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel and have some free time until you will be transferred to the airport for your next flight to Ho Chi Minh city – the gem of Indochina. You have your own leisure time there.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 9: CRUISING THE MIGHTY MEKONG DELTA - HOMESTAY (B/L/D)
Depart from Ho Chi Minh City around 8.am, we head to Mekong Delta, the land of nine dragons. Getting out of the city, you will see the mighty delta with its quaint rural landscape and immense waterway.
Arrive at Cai Be River Wharf around 10.am, we will get on our charming shuttle boat to reach Mekong Lodge, the green pearl of Mekong Delta. The boat transfer is part of the trip experience itself as it is your first contact with the Mekong’s fertile alluvial water, which shapes the richness of the land.
Disembark and welcome you to Mekong Lodge; our smiling staffs in local traditional costume await you at Mekong Lodge iconic front bamboo-shaped gate. Check-in your private bungalows and enjoy a delicious lunch in our Mekong Riverside Restaurant.
Take a bike trip to Tan Phong island: visit some local handicraft: handmade banana leaves hammock, thatched from water coconut leaves, daily house products being made from water hyacinth, free fruit tasting & Vietnamese folk music. Then take a small rowing boat to the small canal.
In the evening, get some hands-on culinary experience by joining our Vietnamese cooking class. Our chefs will instruct you to prepare the Mekong Lodge signature dishes. Have fun and some interesting recipes to take home with. Enjoy dinner in a cozy atmosphere.
Overnight at the home-stay
DAY 10: EXPERIENCE VIETNAMESE LOCAL LIFESTYLE - MEKONG DELTA (B/L)
Begin our second day with buffet breakfast, then getting on our rowed sampan to visit Cai Be floating market, a cultural feature of Mekong Delta. Try to visit it early and you will see the most vibrant scene on Tien River with hundred of boats gathering for fresh produce trade.
Continue the discovery of Mekong Delta with cycling on its tranquil winding lanes and crossing canals and come back to your homestay for check-out
At 11:00, the small boat will transfer you back to the Cai Be tourist boat wharf and you will drive to Ho Chi Minh City.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 11: BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WARMEST THANK YOU - HO CHI MINH CITY DEPARTURE (B)
Depending on your flight time, you will have leisure time which is arranged by yourself for the last waking, cycling around, shopping souvenirs or handicraft products,… or having coffee like a local for the last time before we take you to the airport for your flight.
End of the service at the airport
Goodbye and safe travel
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*** Price based on double or twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge is 384 USD. ***
√ Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
√ All transportation mentioned above
√ Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)
√ Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)
√ Experienced English speaking guide
√ Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
√ All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary
√ Tissues and water on coach
√ Service charges and government tax
√ Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
√ 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
√ Vietnam Visa letter approval
√ No extra charge after services confirmation
X International flights and departure taxes
X Domestic flights from Hanoi to Da Nang (Hoi An) and from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh
X Beverage, personal expenses, tips and gratuities
X Travel insurance
X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
X Early check-in and late check-out (If not mentioned)
X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Vietnam: 25$/person)
X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00am – 05:00am
X Other services not mentioned above
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- Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge 384 USD
- Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
- Any amendment/cancellation made after confirmed booking is nonrefundable
- Tour is available at the time of booking
- Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
- Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve a transit. These changes are subject to availability and airline schedule changes