Route: HANOI - HALONG BAY - DANANG - HOI AN - MY SON - NHA TRANG - HO CHI MINH CITY - MEKONG - PHU QUOC - CU CHI TUNNEL
DAY 1 – HANOI ARRIVAL
Upon your scheduled flight, the local driver will welcome you at the airport then transfer to hotel with private airport taxi. Check in hotel and relax.
Free at leisure to explore Hanoi by yourself. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 2: HANOI - HALONG BAY (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel then driver and tour guide will come to pick you up at hotel around 8:00. Departs for Halong Bay. Stop-over at middle way for rest and relax
Arrival in Tuan Chau port at noon, check in on board. Enjoy set menu sea-food lunch while cruising through most beautiful parts of the magical Bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. Discover the magical beauty of nature by kayaking along side limestone cliffs stretching vertically over pure blue water in tranquil bay. Swimming if the weather permit. Sunset party on upper deck in late afternoon before enjoying special dinner cooked by our professional chef. Free at leisure at the evening for relaxing, singing karaoke or squid-fishing…
DAY 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B, L)
You can wake up early for taking beautiful photos of sunrise. Breakfast will be served after that. Then visit Surprising Cave – the most beautiful one in Halong Bay. Check out at 9:00am.
Boat keeps cruising around the bay to un-touch area. Take part in Cooking class then have farewell lunch before the boat disembark at Tuan Chau port around 11:45am.
Drop off at hotel in Hanoi, Stay overnight in Hanoi
DAY 4: HANOI - FLIGHT TO DANANG (B)
Breakfast at hotel, then get picked up to Noi Bai airport. Take flight to Danang
Stay overnight in Danang
DAY 5: HOI AN - TRA QUE VILLAGE - LANTERN MAKING (B/L)
8:00 Our tour guide will greet you and provide your bicycle for your trip.Your day will start at The Silkworms Rearing and Silk Weaving Village with the activities such as feeding the silkworms, and listening about their life cycle and you will witness the Champa and Vietnamese artists present reeling, spinning, weaving techniques on traditional looms hundreds of years old.
And then Tra Que vegetable village. You can relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside then stroll along the vegetable villages. As a special treat, you will be involved with digging, sowing, planting, harvesting the vegetables with hundreds of years rudimentary tools of the farmers. You will enjoy the E Water, a speciality of Tra Que vegetable village, you can feel the strong medicinal flavour from many kinds of vegetables.
You will ride your bicycle leisurely passing the rice fields, villages, to come to the art of making lanterns.
You will visit craftsmen with skillful hands, showing you how to create the brightly colored lanterns. Expertly guided you could make yourself a lantern as a gift to your family. Finish your learning, the tour guide will take you back to your hotel, finish your trip.
Overnight in Hoi An
DAY 6: MY SON SANCTUARY (B, L)
Breakfast and check-out. AM: 8.00 We travel about 50km from Hoi An to My Son sanctuary. It comprises many Champa temples, in a valley roughly two kilometers wide, surrounded by two mountain ranges. It was the site of religious ceremony of kings of the Champa dynasty, and was also a burial place of Champa royals and national heroes. The My Son temple complex is one of the foremost temple complexes of Hinduism in Southeast Asia and is the foremost heritage site of this nature in . Though the complex has been destroyed over time, we still see many majestic ancient ruins of temples in the area. We also spend time to visit a silk handicraft village along the Thu Bon River on the way back to Hoi An.
Take bus to Hue. Stay overnight in Hue
DAY 7 – HOI AN – NHA TRANG (B)
Spend your leisure morning in Hoi An until we transfer you to airport for flight to Nha Trang. Upon arrival in Nha Trang, transfer you to a luxury seaside resort in Nha Trang. Stay overnight at a luxury resort in Nha Trang.
DAY 8 – 9: NHA TRANG (B)
Morning, enjoy delicious breakfast at the luxury resort in Nha Trang. Spend your leisure time for relaxation at beach. Stay overnight at a luxury resort in Nha Trang.
DAY 10 – NHA TRANG – HO CHI MINH CITY (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Your leisure time for relaxation until we transfer you to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh, transfer you to hotel. Afternoon, 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, (Drop you off at Ben Thanh Market for shopping if we have enough time). Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 11 – HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA (B,L,D)
The Cuu Long region, which translates as ‘Nine Dragons’, otherwise known as the Mekong Delta is a great place to discover Vietnam. Amazing waterways hidden amongst vibrant tropical fruit gardens, bustling floating markets that offer a cornucopia of items and acres of emerald rice fields are what make this region so unforgettable.
The private Song Xanh is designed as a traditional sampan and its small size allows you to discover the smaller canals, rivers and tributaries of this region. Cruise Cai Be’s and Cai Rang’s colourful floating markets; visit Sa dec, the Mekong town made famous from Marguerite Duras’ novel ‘The Lover’, enjoy an unforgettable dinner in a 19th century house and the sights of sounds of this fascinating region.
After breakfast, depart for the Mekong Delta. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind as you travel through Vietnam’s picturesque countryside with its rice paddies and rural villages. Upon arrival in the Delta board the private ‘Song Xanh’, modeled after a traditional sampan. The boat’s small size allows you to discover the smaller canals and tributaries of this region. Your visit includes the home of Mr. Huyen Thuy Le, a character from the novel ‘The Lover’ by Marguerite Duras as well as Thien Hau Pagoda. Return to the boat for lunch. Continue to Can Tho stopping en-route at a Cao Dai Temple. Cao Daism is indigenous to South Vietnam and the colorful and unusual murals that cover the temple’s interior will blind you with their brilliance. Before sunset, the last stop is at a splendid 19th century house where an unforgettable dinner will be served. After dinner, proceed for one hour to Can Tho where your sampan will be moor for the night. Overnight aboard the Song Xanh Boat.
DAY 12 – MEKONG DELTA – CAN THO – PHU QUOC (B)
Crossing the Mekong on the way to Cai Rang Floating Market, take in traditional sights such as rice barges, wooden ship building yards and even fruit drying along the Mekong’s banks. After visiting the colourful floating market transfer to Can Tho Airport for the flight to the island of Phu Quoc. On arrival at the islands sleepy airport, transfer to a luxurious Resort in Phu Quoc. The resort features sumptuous villas, a wonderfully indulgent spa and a pristine sandy beach. The rest of your day is at leisure to kick back or enjoy the resorts facilities as you please. Stay overnight at a luxury resort in Phu Quoc.
DAY 13 – 14: PHU QUOC (B)
Situated in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is one of Asia’s least developed beach destinations. The island’s clear waters, undiscovered beaches, forested interior and charming local character make for an ideal holiday escape. Spend the next two nights in Phu Quoc enjoying the perfectly laid backed surroundings. Recommended touring options (on own account) are diving and snorkeling trips to the outer laying reefs and visits to the island infamous fish sauce factories and if you desire, a trekking to discover the island interior consisting of pristine rainforest. Stay overnight at a luxury resort in Phu Quoc.
DAY 15 – PHU QUOC – HO CHI MINH – CU CHI – HO CHI MINH (B)
Today is departure day. Enjoy some free time before the short flight back to Ho Chi Minh City. Afternoon, leave Ho Chi Minh for Cu Chi. Explore 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. Finish the tour at around 05.30pm. Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 16 – Ho Chi Minh – Departure (B)
Morning, breakfast at hotel in Ho Chi Minh. Your leisure until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight.
- Airport transfer
- A/C tourist car during itinerary
- Boat trip in Halong Bay, Mekong Delta
- Flight ticketS Ho Chi Minh – Hue, Danang – Hanoi (economy class)
- Accommodation (double/twin sharing or triple)
- Meals as indicated: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- International flight ticket
- Visa arrangement
- Drinks, travel insurance, other meals
- Tips & personal expenses.
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- The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
- Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.
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