- Duration: 11 Days
- Location: Vietnam
- Places : 15 Seats
- Prix: 845 USD PER PERSON
This journey has been perfectly designed for those keen to experience Vietnam's diversity in just 11 days. You will dive into Vietnam's energetic cities, several UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the world famous Hoi An old town and the ancient capital Hue, whilst savoring the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay as well as the Mekong Delta. Explore the country's turbulent past, meet the friendly, resilient locals and get lost in spectacular panoramas on this tour of discovery. This tour is an absolute blast that cannot forget during the years in your life.
»Hanoi: Discover a different side of Vietnam's capital city, cycling around the village and rice fields.
»Halong Bay: Enjoy an overnight cruise in the most magnificent bay of the country, one of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Sites.
»Hoi An: The peaceful essence of the atmosphere of Hoi An welcomes you to come and relax in this lantern town.
»Hue: The rich and unique historical and cultural value of Hue becomes a must to all trips to Vietnam
»Ho Chi Minh City: Discover "The Pearl of the Orient" and vibrant nightlife
»Cu Chi Tunnel: Into some history lesson with a trip to Cu Chi tunnels. A fascinating underground networks built during the Vietnam war.
»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 arrival in Vietnam. Your private driver will meet and greet you at the airport. You will be escorted to the hotel by private transportation. Check-in to the hotel and get over the jet lag.
You can mooch through the streets of the city. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and products’ variety are splashed all over this area.
After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 2: EXPERIENCING VIETNAMESE LIFESTYLE IN COUNTRYSIDE (B/L)
Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be escorted by an experienced English-speaking guide, a countryside located at the outskirt of Hanoi. The approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes.
Then arriving at Mr. Duoc’s house, you will be welcomed with fresh honey tea and green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family. Imagine a Vietnam in the old time of war through stories of Mr. Duoc, who is not only a veteran who lives during those hard times but also a green tea expert. You will visit his tea plantation which is one of the largest in Ri village and join with locals in green tea processing. Afterward, have a Vietnamese cooking demonstration with another local host and then enjoy a home-cooked lunch in a lovely garden.
After that, you will wander around the village and mingling with local people. You will visit the local craftsman who has been skilled at making conical hats from a very young age and other workshops in the village to see how people there make tofu or shell the rice. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. Then join your guides for a leisurely cycling trip along the country roads. Observe traditional Vietnamese rural life as the local people work in the paddy fields. Along the way, watch out for a water buffalo plowing a paddy field while ducks swim across the top. Stop at another host family for foot bathing following the recipes of Muong ethnic group and relaxing time before embarking on your private boat for a trip along the Da river.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 3: EXPLORE THE MAGNIFICENT HALONG BAY (B/L/D)
In the morning, check-out from hotel and get pick-up by the Cruise around 7:30 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 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.
Overnight on cruise.
DAY 4: WAKE UP WITH THE DRAGON IN THE BAY - FLY TO HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B/L)
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 Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 17:00. Then, taking the flight to Hoi An. Check-in your hotel and have free time to get your energy back.
Overnight in Hoi An
DAY 5: RIDING BASKET BOAT AND FISHING LIKE A LOCAL (B)
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 6: IMMERSE IN THE CAPTIVATING OF LANTERN TOWN (B)
Enjoy the free time and have a relaxing time in Hoi An
Overnight in Hoi An
DAY 7: STEP BACK IN TIME AT THE IMPERIAL CITY OF HUE (B)
Overnight in Hue
DAY 8: TRAVEL TO THE PEARL OF THE ORIENT (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel, then have free leisure time until there will be a private cab transfer you to the airport for your next flight to Ho Chi Minh.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 9: DISCOVER THE MYSTERIOUS CU CHI TUNNELS (B)
Depart for Cu Chi tunnel at 8:00 - 08:30 am, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by a 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 includes the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special native Cu Chi tapioca will be served.
Break time to relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
Return to Saigon at 13:00 - 13:30. Trip ends.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 10: EXCURSION ON THE MIGHTY MEKONG DELTA (B/L)
(start 7.20 am – return around 17.30)
7:20 am Pick up from the hotel.
Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stopover at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Then you will take a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself with the beauty of the countryside, visit the family workshops and honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candies there.
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 can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 11: BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WARMEST THANK YOU - HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B)
Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.
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***Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge 441 USD***
*Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
*All transportation mentioned above
*Domestic flights from Hanoi to Danang and from Hue to Ho Chi Minh, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
*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 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
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X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
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- Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge 441 USD
- Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
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