Itinerary tour to Vietnam for 15 days 14 nights:
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi
Arrival Hanoi. Car pick up and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Visit Ha Long Bay (B, L)
08.00: Pick you up at your hotel depart to Halong Bay. Short break of 15 minutes on the halfway. Arrive in Ha Long tourism port at 11.30
12.00: Get on the private boat. Cruising through the most beautiful
place of the bay with the famous islands such as fighting cock, Dinh
Huong islands…while having lunch on the boat. Later you’ll visit Sung
Sot cave or Surprising cave - the biggest one of the bay.
The next activity is kayaking around the islands to feel more deeply the beauty of the bay
15.00: Back to Ha Long tourism port. Take the bus to Hanoi, we drop you right at your hotel. The tour will be finished at 20.30.
Day 3: Hanoi city tour - Night train to Sapa (B,L)
8.00: We pick you up from your hotel and 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. Then we visit the
President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958
to 1969. You’ll also go to the Ho Chi Minh Museum where you can learn
about this remarkable man and what he did for Vietnam and the region.
Next, 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 you’ll go to the Temple of Literature
which was Vietnam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
Alternatively you can choose to have lunch at a restaurant in the Old
Quarter. Afterwards you’ll walk through the Old Quarter where you’ll get
a sense of the daily life of this busy city on your way to Hoan Kiem
Lake - the heart and soul of Hanoi. This is the part of town where the
commercial streets of modern Hanoi meet the ancient 36 streets and
numerous alleys amongst temples, pagodas and lakes.
Finally, you’ll stop at 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 centre for research and conservation where scientists
from all over the world study traditional Vietnamese cultures.
Have a free dinner.
We pick you up at your hotel and take you to Hanoi Train Station for night train to Sapa. You take overnight on soft lay down cabin.
Day 4: Lao Cai - Sapa (B, L, D)
06.00: Our guide meets you at Lao Cai train station. Departure for Sapa by minibus. Arriving in Sapa at mid-morning. Check in the hotel.
Time for breakfast
13.00: After lunch, our guide will take you to visit the two Black H’mong villages and a waterfall. There you’ll have a chance to see the hydroelectric power station built by the French.
Back for dinner, the evening is yours. We recommend you a stop at the Love Market (only on Saturday)
Day 5: Sapa (B, L, D)
07.00: After breakfast, our guide takes you to the villages populated by H’mong and Dzay people, respectively called Lao Chai and Ta Van
11.00: You’ll have lunch either with an ethnic minority family or on the way back to Giang Ta Chai village where most of the inhabitants are Red Dzao
18.00: Return to Sapa and the evening is all yours
Day 6: Sapa - Hanoi (B, L)
08.00: Following breakfast, you have time to explore the area and the nature there and mix with some of the ethnic minority people
10.30: Return to the hotel for lunch
Check out and depart for Lao Cai train station to catch a night train back to Hanoi
Arrival at Hanoi train station at 4.00 am next day.
Day 7: Hanoi - Hue (D)
Am: Pick at the airport then transfer to Hue city. Check in hotel.
Pm: visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty, the seven - storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Return by boat on the gentle Perfume River.
Day 8: Hue - Hoi An (B, L, D)
Am: take a full day to discover Hue: visit Emperor Tu Duc, Emperor Minh Mang and Emperor Khai Dinh’s Mausoleums. Stop on the way to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made. Lunch at a local restaurant. Then transfer to Hoi An, on the way stop for visit Stone Village. Check in hotel in Hoi An. (group and Private tour).
Day 9: Hoi An - Nha Trang (B, D)
Breakfast at your hotel. In the morning, visit the ancient architecture of Hoian - a fascinating mix of Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese. There are plenty to see in this tranquil and delightful town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tamky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda and the vibrant market. Lunch at local restaurant. Go to Nha Trang by bus at 6 p.m.
Day 10: Nha Trang - Mui Ne
Arrive Nha Trang about 7 or 8 AM. Vehicle waiting there and take you to visit some places at Nha Trang. Lunch on your own and afternoon transfer to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet).
Arrive Phan Thiet at late afternoon. Check in hotel and leisure.
Day 11: Mui Ne (B)
Breakfast at hotel, enjoy the beach at sunrise, free bathing with sun and white sand at the resort, visit the famous moving sand-hill of Phan Thiet. Visit Poshanu Cham Tower. Night at the hotel.
Day 12: Mui Ne - Saigon (B)
In the morning, after breakfast car pick up and transfer to Saigon. Check in Saigon and relax. In the afternoon, will have city tour Saigon. To visit China town, Cho Lon, War musoleum. Evening free time to leisure.
Day 13: Saigon - Fly to Phu Quoc (B)
An early morning transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for the flight to Phu Quoc island in the Gulf of Thailand, 45km south-west of the Vietnam. Phu Quoc’s instill mostly covered in dense tropical forest and its coastline is fringed with deserted sandy beaches. Apart from its unspoiled beaches, Phu Quoc is also known for producing the best fish sauce and black pepper in Vietnam. After checking into hotel, you have free time for relaxation on beach. Overnight at Magobay.
Day 14: Phu Quoc (B)
These two free days will be wonderful time on some of Vietnam’s best beaches you can simply laze on beautiful sandy beach or swim and snorkel in clear crystal waters teeming with many species of marine life which are set against the colourful coral gardens. Off the beach you get on a bike to explore the nearby fishing village and make fun with waving kids on road sides. An ideal way of spending your last afternoon in Phu Quoc is to relax in a bar by beachfront while watching sunset over the ocean.
Day 15: Phu Quoc - Saigon - Sweet home (B)
In the morning, car pick up and transfer to Airport, come back home. Tour ends.
PRICE: 2390 USD/PAX
- Transportation in private van with A/C,
- English speaking guide,
- Entrance fees,
- Meals mentioned.
- Personal expense,
- Tips & gratuities