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North to South Vietnam Tour 14 Days/13 Nights

Router: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Sapa - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An - Saigon - Mekong Delta
Tour Duration: 14 days/13 nights

Day 1: Hanoi

Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for relax, overnight at proposed hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi City tour (B, L)

AM: After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex for visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century. Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi.
 
PM: Visit Ethnological Museum then have Cyclo in the Old Quarter and visit Dong Xuan Market, enjoy water Puppet Show in the afternoon before dinner Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong (B, L, D)

07:30 - 07:45 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.
10:30 Stopover on the way for short break
12:30 Arrive at Hon Gai wharf  - Meet the captain, crews and join us for a welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in cabins.
13:00 Lunch with fresh seafood is served while cruising towards Vong Vieng floating village, passing through extraordinary shaped-islands.
15:30 Drop anchor at Vong Vieng: visit local houses, fish farm, schools and have a chat with the friendly fish men. (You also swim here if you like) The other option is to travel by kayak (passenger row kayaks for themselves). The kayaking option is $10.00 per person unless pre-booked.
17:00 Back on board, enjoy the sunset and continue cruising to Luom Bo for anchoring.
19:00 Dinner is served.
21:00 Enjoy the comfort in your cabin or night fishing… and overnight on junk.

Day 4: Halong - Hanoi - Lao Cai (B, L, D)

06:30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07:30 Lightly breakfast is served.
08:30 Explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
09:30 Back on board, continue cruising, enjoy the stunning views of the Bay and relax.
10:30 Lunch is served on board while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier.
11:30 Check-out.
12:00 Arrive Hon Gai wharf. Farewell.
12:30 Return from Halong to Hanoi.
14:30 Stop-over in Dong Trieu town to visit a ceramics workshop.
16:30 Arrive in Hanoi. 
 
Relax then have dinner before escorted to Railway Station for night train to Lao Cai depart at 22:00.

Day 5: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat (B, L)  

Upon arrival in Lao Cai (at: 06:00), transferred to Sapa by car. Have breakfast. Relax. Your guide will meet you at hotel for short trek to Catcat village, the village of H'mong tribe in the valley, which remains very generally uncorrupted outside forces. Excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone and paddy fields of H'mong village. Enjoy some visits to local families and reach their customs. After the village down into the valley, the Cat Cat waterfall will be visible. A "White curtain" cascade appears, surrounded by flowery valley and deep-green pines. The rocks near the river and waterfall provide a marvelous place for picturesque photos and sunbathing during good weather… Overnight at the Sapa Hotel.

Day 6: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Hanoi (B, L) 

Breakfast before private car transferred to Lao Chai village, a village of Black H’mong. Short trek down to river to visit hill tribe house to see their living style and the local woman made their handicraft clothes. Further on along the road, the Tavan village where Dzay people staying can be seen. Visit the village and reach their customs. Trek back to main road and the car take you back to Sapa, transferred to Lao Cai for dinner the take the night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.

Day 7: Hanoi - Hue (B, D)

Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up to have breakfast, relax at your leisure until transferred to airport for the flight to Hue at 11:30. Upon arrival in Hue at 12:40, you will be picked up and and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Hue.

Day 8: Hue City tour (B, L)

AM: Visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Before leaving the site of Imperial city we visit Imperial Museum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai Dinh Tomb, have lunch
 
PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market.

Day 9: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L)

Drive to Hoian on the way visit Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach, via Da Nang and visit Cham Museum & Marble Mountain en route.
 
Afternoon visit Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market.

Day 10: Hoi An - Da Nang - Saigon (B, L)

AM: Relax until transferred to the Danang airport for the flight to Saigon at 11:30. Upon arrival in Saigon at 12:40, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax.
 
PM: Free & easy to discover busy Saigon by yourself. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 11: Saigon City tour (B, L)

Full day city tour, visit Former Presidential Palace, the War Crime Museum, the central complex of architecture: the Notre Dame Cathedral, the City Hall, the Municipal Theater, Xa Loi Pagoda, where keeps the glass vase that on its central altar contains the heart of Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk who felt so strongly about the in humane treatment of his fellows that he committed suicide by burning on June 11, 1963 as a final protest, visit Ben Thanh market and China town.

Day 12: Saigon - My Tho - Can Tho (B, L)

Our car and tour guide will accompany you go shopping until transferred to airport for your ongoing flight.

Day 13: Phong Dien - Cai Rang - Saigon (B, L)

08:00 After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sense right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the “monkey Bridge “in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. Return to Hochiminh city. Stop for visit & rest at the Bonsai garden in My Tho. Finish the trip around 17:30 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 14: Hanoi - Departure (B)

Free until transferred to airport for your ongoing flight.
 
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Included
  • Private tour
  • Double/ twin room at hotels & resort in places as indicated in program
  • Meals as indicated in program
  • Private transportation at places as indicated in program
  • Train tickets: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi (soft sleeper, A/C, 4 berth cabin)
  • Air tickets: Economy class - Vietnam Airlines
    • Hanoi - Hue
    • Da Nang - Saigon
  • All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Boat trip at places
Excluded
  • Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses
  • International air fares/ airport taxes

Hoan Kiem Lake
Hanoi
Lan Ha Bay
Halong Bay
Sapa Terrace
Lao Cai
Hue Catidel
Hue City

Han Bridge
Da Nang
Thu Bon River
Hoi An Ancient Town
Ben Thanh Market
Saigon
My Tho
Mekong Delta

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