Arrive at Hanoi airport, Our private car and driver will be ready to pick you up and transfer to hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Take a rest and relax. Free your leisure time, Visiting around Hanoi old quarter, vising the symbol of Hanoi ( Hoan Kiem lake ) and the night market if the day is at the weekend: Friday, satureday or sunday. Overnight in Hanoi Old Quarter hotel
06h: 45 - 07h00: Pick up at your hotel or meeting point in Ha Noi Olquater, get on big Bus and depart for Sapa ,following Noi Bai - Lao Cai high-way. Along the way, you will have chance to contemplate the beauty of northwest mountains that terraced fields are sparkling in sunlight or dim in thick fog. Have a short break for 30 minutes then continue the trip to Sapa. 13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H'mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People. The tour guide will be waiting for you at No.3 Fansipan Str (where the bus stop), holding the sign "Your Name" to welcome you. Then, please follow him to come to the hotel. • Welcome drink and itinerary briefing • Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures 14.30: A short trek 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 photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon. Trekking distance is about 3.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours. Enjoy the dinner and overnight in homestay.
7.00 - 7.45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for trekking 9.30: Trek from Sapa 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. 12.30: Picnic lunch at Lao Chai Village 13.30:Heading to Ta Van village - home of Dzay ethnic people. 14.30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa. Trekking distance is about 12 kms and it lasts for 4.5 hours. Afternoon: Free time at leisure for shopping or visiting Sapa on your own. 16h00: It„s time to say “Good bye Sapa!” and drive back to Hanoi. Along the way, once again you have a chance to enjoy the magical beauty of northwest mountains. 21h30: We arrive in Ha Noi. Overnight in Hanoi hotel.
Around 08.00, Our guide Pick you up at your hotel and go to Halong bay on a shuttle bus. Take a rest at Humanity center and enjoy local specialties. Arrival in Halong at 11.45. The captain and crew welcome you aboard. Savor the delicious lunch as boat pass through thousands of Islands and Islets with different shapes.
After lunch, explore the biggest and the most amazing cave in Halong Bay – Surprise Cave. Then Kayaking for an hour around the fishing village and discover the life of community there. Then back to boat for Sunset Party, get to calm, clean water place for swimming. Enjoy delicious and romantic dinner with some barbecue courses.
In the evening, free time for entertainment with the funny plays such as squid fishing, karaoke program, stars watching on sundeck… Spend romantic night on board and overnight on board
In the morning, breakfast, fruits, coffee and tea are served on board. Cruise further and stop-over at a pearl farm to sea real peace cultivated by local fisherman. After that, we continue cruising further, go throught many islands and islets to discover the hidden charm of the bay.
Join a cooking class opened right on the cruise for all the people are interested in cooking, especially cooking Vietnamese food. Cruise back to the prier while having lunch. Say goodbye to the crew and disembark. Get on bus to go back to Hanoi. Arrival in Hanoi around 04.30pm. Car transfer to airport for flight toHue. Upon your arrival in Hue airport, car transfer to check in hotel in Hue. Overnight in Hue hotel.
08:00 – 8:15 AM: Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hue. Then you will join Hue city tour 1 day to discover the beautiful Hue city. We will help you enjoy a wonderful trip which is full of fun and interesting experiences.
Minh Mang King’s Tomb: The car will transfer to Khai Dinh tomb. Touted as the most majestic of all Nguyen Dynasty royal tombs, Minh Mang Tomb is a complex of 40 constructions: palaces, temples, pavilions, etc. Many said that it’s a perfect combination of manmade and natural beauty of Hue, where architecture fits harmoniously into the surrounding landscape. It takes you 45 minutes to go around this tomb and take photos.
Khai Dinh King’s Tomb: After 15 min transferring by car, you visit Khai Dinh tomb, which is a blend of Western and Eastern architecture. You go around visiting this tomb and coming back the car to continue the trip to another tomb. Visit it about 45 minutes.
Traditional Martial Art Van An: This type of martial arts originated in the Nguyen Dynasty. It’s exercises help people become healthier.
Conicat Hat & Incense Making Village: Finishing visiting Traditional Martial Art Van An, you continue the trip to Conical hat village. You spend 15 minutes visiting and seeing local people make conical hat.
Tu Duc King’s Tomb: Emperor Tu Duc enjoyed the longest reign of any monarch of the Nguyen dynasty, ruling from 1848-1883.
In the afternoon:
You enjoy the lunch at Thang Long City Tour restaurant, Buffet lunch (50 traditional foods, Asia & Western foods) and take a short rest before continuing the trip to visit citadel.
Imperial Citadel: Imperial citadel is the home of Vietnam’s last royal dynasty – the Nguyen Dynasty. You have one and half hour to visit it.
Thien Mu pagoda: which is the oldest pagoda in Hue city. After visiting Thien Mu pagoda about 30 minutes, you continue your trip by boat.
You will cruise along the Perfume River about 45 minutes, come back Hue City.
At 4.00- 4.30 p.m: After that, the boat will stop at another boat station (Toa Kham Station). You arrange transport to back hotel on your own. Overnight in Hue hotel.
06:30AM Picking up at hotel departing for Phong Nha cave.
Around 08:00AM, visiting La Vang Holy Land (Christians believe that Mary showed flexibility in this area in 1798 and a church was erected. It is an important place of pilgrimage for Catholics of Vietnam and La Vang Holy was recognized by the Vatican)
On the way, information about DMZ of Quang Tri is introduced as the bus passes by the 17th parallel line (a demilitarized zone established as a dividing line between North and South Vietnam during the Vietnam War)
11:30AM arriving at Phong Nha and having lunch (incl.). After lunch, 12:30PM cruising on Son River by boat and starting exploring Phong Nha cave (Cô Tiên fairy cave & Cung Đình palace cave). Back to the pier at 03:00PM and boarding the bus back to Hue
07:00PM Arriving in Hue and dropping off at hotel. Overnight in Hue hotel.
Day 8 : transfer to Danang - marble mountain – Hoi An ancient town (B/D)
Hoi An ancient town. Climb up Thuy Son ( Water ) by the stone stairs and enjoy the panoramic view of the nearby countryside, and visit Huyen Khong cave before entering Tam Thai and Linh Ung pagodas. take a rest at the foot of the mountain, where you can visit Non Nuoc stone village. here, you can see the local skillful sculptors creating many marble products which are exported to many countries worldwide.
In After that, car bring you to Hoi An. English speaking guide will take you on a two hour walking tour of Hoi An Old Town. Famous for its quant mixture of Chinese, Japanese and European architecture, the old town was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999. You will visit, the Japanese bridge built in the 16th century and famous for being the only covered bridge known to incorporate a Buddhist pagoda, the 200 year old Tan Ky house, museum of trade ceramics and several other historical sites. The tour finish at your hotel. Overnight in Danang hotel.
8.00 Morning pick up at your hotel in Hoi An/Da Nang and transfer to the pier in Cua Dai beach. Get on speed boat and depart to Cham Island (30 minutes). Water, coffee, and tea are available on board.
Arrive at Lang village of Cham island and our tour guide will help you understand more about Cham island with its history. Visit to the Marine Protected Area, the boat shelter, Hai Tang pagoda, traditional fishing village and the local market.
Then get back on board and go swimming and snorkeling to see the coral reef and biology system of Cham islands. Then transfer to Bai Ong beach and have lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon you are free relaxing on the beach or go swimming. You can join basket boat or trek along the coast as well as discover the fishing villages nearby.
14.30 back to the pier and get on board to return the mainland. The driver awaits and transfers you back your hotel. End the tour at your hotel. Rest of day is at your leisure time. Overnight in Danang hotel.
Day 10 : Beach relaxing – flight to Ho chi minh (B/L)
In the morning, enjoy breakast, free and easy until car transfer you to airport for flight to Ho chi minh. Upon your arrival in ho chi minh, driver will greet you and transfer you to hotel in Ho chi Minh to check in. Overnight in Ho chi minh hotel.
Day 11 : Ho chi minh city tour – Cu Chi tunnel (B/L)
In the morning, after breakast at 8 to 8:30 AM, start to Ho chi minh city tour.
We start the trip by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum.
PM: Cu Chi Tunnels
Located 60km from HCMC, Cu Chi is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists - the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens.
Today, ducks and water buffalos happily co-exist in the rivers along the side of the road. However, the peaceful rural rice paddy scenery belies the area’s violent history. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destruction, damage & defoliation over this whole area, caused by bombing and mines. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone".
Start our tour in the morning, before entering the tunnels visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war). Return to Sai Gon. Overnight in Ho chi minh city hotel
In the morning, after breakast, getting pick up to Mekong delta. On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals.
Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.