Discover some beautiful Vietnamese sites ( Hanoi, Hoabinh, Halong, Haiphong, Danang, Nhatrang, Phanthiet and HoChiMinh) followed by 5 days of relaxation in NhaTrang and Phanthiet , a seaside resort in the south of the country.You will travel by airplaine and air-conditioned vehicles and with of a local tour guide during the trip.
Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi ( D )
Pick up at the airport in the morning and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, strolling in the colonial quarter. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi ( B ,L )
Visit the capital of the city interfering the obsolete perfume of a colonial atmosphere and the charm of a life remained very traditional: the Sword Lake, Temple fo Literature, One Pillar Pagoda, TranQuoc Pagoda and QuanThanh Temple by the West Lake. In the afternoon, visit ethnology museum, walk around the 36 old quarter streets. In the evening, watch water puppet show . Free time for dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Hanoi -Halong (B, L,D) Overnight on boat
8h00 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for Ha Long. Come to Ha Long Bay wharf around 12: 00, check -in registration. Have lunch on board with welcome drink.
The cruise will take you by exotic islets with shapes of Dog, Incense Urn, Sail, Fighting Cocks, which are naturally formed by process of erosion between the see water and lime stone mountains. Arrive Surprise Cave and explore the by bay kayak, paddle to Luon cave, this cave is a natural tunnel thrusts through a mountain's foot and leads to an exotic lagoon surrounded by mountains covered by dense junle. Seafood dinner . Overnight on boat inside a wonderfully tranquil atmosphere in Luon cave area .
.Day 4: Visit Halong Bay - Catba island ( B,L,D)
- 7h00 : Have breakfast.
- 7h30 : Free at leisure or swimming.
- 8h00 : Stop at Catba island. Transfer to Hotel .
- 9h00 : Transfer by minibus to visit Catba national Park. Short trek to the to KimGiao forest and top of mountain.
- 12h30 : rerturn to Catba town and lunch at the restaurant.
- 14: 00 Free leisure for swimming at the Catco beach .
- 18:00 Have dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Catba - Haiphong - Hanoi ( B,L )
- 7h00 : Have breakfast.
- 7h30 : Free time at the beach.
- 11h00 : have lunch at the restaurant.
- 13h30 : transfer to Haiphong by hydrofoil to Binh wharf. Pick up and transfer to Hanoi.
- 17h00 arrive Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi - Hue ( B ,L ) ( flight )
Am : Transfer to the airport and take flight VN 247 to Hue at 12h20 - 13h30. Pick up then tranfer to hotel. Excursion in sampan on Perfume River. ThienMu Pagoda, HonChien temple, TuDuc tomb, KhaiDinh tomb. Walk around Perfume River.
Joint traditional Music show on boat. Meal: lunch in town Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 : Hue - Langco - Hoian ( B , L )
Am : Explore the imperial city and relict mumeum. Visit DongBa market.
10h00 AM : On the way to Hoian stop in LangCo, the village of the fishermen and then have bathe in the beach. Lunch at ThanhTam restaurant. Visit HaiVan Pass, Cham Art Museum, Marble Mountain. After the lunch departure for HoiAn. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Hoian ( B ,L )
Fullday visit Hoian: FucKien Pagoda, Hoian Museum, Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall of Cantonese Chinese Congregation, Hoian market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 : Hoian - Sa Huynh Beach - QuyNhon ( B ,L )
7h00 Breakfast at hotel. 8h00 Departure for QuyNhon by car or minibus. Bathe and lunch in SaHuynh then visit QuyNhon. Overnight at hotel in QuyNhon.
Day 10: Quynhon - Dailanh beach - Nhatrang ( B ,L )
8h00 On the way to Nhatrang stop in Dailanh, bathe in the beach there and explore Nhatrang, a famous seaside resort, visit the city and Ponagar Cham Towers. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Nhatrang ( B , L )
Full day boat trip to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Hon Tam Island. Sea-bathing in the blue water beach. You can also enjoy diving or snorkelling at the islands. Lunch on boat. Dinner at restaurant. Night in Nha Trang.
Day 12 : Nhatrang - Phanthiet -Muine Beach ( B ,L )
Departure for Phanthiet and across shrimp breeding fields, arrive in Phanthiet and then leisure. Phanthiet is well-known for its white sand beaches with many mountains and forests. Overnight at hotel.
Meal: lunch at restaurant.
Day 13 : Muine Beach ( B )
Breakfast at hotel. Free bathing with sun and white sand at the resort. Night at the resort in Muine beach.
Day 14 : Muine Beach ( B )
Enjoy the beach at sunrise. After breakfast visit the famous moving sand-hill of Phan Thiet. Visit Poshanu Cham Towerl. Night at the resort.
Day 15: Muine - PhanThiet - HoChiMinh ( B ,L )
Am : Enjoy the beach at sunrise. Meal: lunch at restaurant .
Day 16: Hochiminh city ( B ,L )
Explore the city: Town hall, Post office, Cathedral, BenThanh Market, Reunification Palace. Visit: History museum, ThienHau Pagoda, Binhtay Market, Cholon Chinese Town. Dinner on boat to cruise along Sai Gon river to see Saigon by night. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 17: Mytho - MekongRiverdelta ( B ,L )
A.M. Leave for My Tho town of Tien Giang province (the first province in the Mekong Delta - about 75 km from Ho Chi Minh City). Visit Dong Tam snake-farm and Vinh Trang pagoda. Boat trip on Mekong river to visit the fruit gardens and peasants' houses on a islet. Lunch at a typical restaurant of Mekong Delta. P.M. Return to HoChiMinh City. Free time for diner and overnight at hotel.
Day 18: Day departure ( B )
Free until transfer to airport for departure to your destination.
Accommodation offering in this trip ( click to see ):
Tour Cost includes:
- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Half meals as indicated in the itinerary ( B = breakfast, L = lunch ) at local restaurant
- Full meals during the trip in Halong bay and Catba island
- Domestic flights : Hanoi - Hue
- English- speaking guide.
- Entrance fees.
- Private junk in Halong Bay
- Private boat on Perfume River in Hue, Nhatrang, Tiengiang river in Mytho Mekong delta.
- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)
Tour Cost excludes:
- International airfare to/from Vietnam
- Personal insurance
- Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
- Visa to Vietnam
Trip starts in Hanoi and ends in HoChiMinh city
All year round;
Moderate to Strenous;
Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),
Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)