DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (D)
Arrive at NoiBai Airport. Meeting with guide and transfer to the hotel. See water puppet show then have dinner featured with Vietnamese specialty. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 2: HANOI HALF DAY CITY TOUR - HALONG(B,L)
Your tour starts with a visit to the Museum of Ethnology, where you can find an excellent full collection of 54 ethnic groups living in Vietnam and wonderful implications of artifacts and patterns from their traditional handicrafts and clothes. Continue the trip to picturesque West Lake to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi built from 6th Century. The next stop is Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first college –QuocTu Giam, then roaming around HoanKiem lake. Lunch in nice restaurant then transfer to Halong bay in the afternoon. Overnight in Halong Bay.
DAY 3: HALONG - HANOI (B,L)
Breakfast at Hotel, then transfer to Tuan Chau Harbor, welcome aboard, and safety briefing.
Our Boat will take you on an 5 hour journey via amazing landscape which renowned for its striking, passages uninhabited islets and outcrops have been given imaginative names by the locals, due to their perceived shapes, including Cock Fighting and Thumb
Arrive Bo Hon archipelago, you will visit Surprising Cave to see a lot of stalagmites and stalactites with different shape of sea lives. Enjoy the kayaking or bamboo boat in Luon Cave to discovery the beautiful lagoon. Visit Titov Island with sandy beach adjacent to the towering limestone mountain with excellent backdrop of the Bay, and climb up Titov Peak for a panoramic view of the bay like paradise.
Return to the boat for our Traditional cup of tea and cruising back toward Tuan Chau harbor. There are a lot of time for sunbathing on upper deck with music, enjoy great fun of group touring fellows among world iconic natural scenery while enjoy Vietnamese mouth-watering lunch on boat.
Disembark for going back on the new high way to Hanoi. Night in Hanoi.
DAY 4: HANOI - HUE (B,L) FLIGHT
Am : Transfer from your hotel in Hanoi to the airport. Flight to Hue, Pick up then transfer to your hotel in Hue.
In comparison with other ancient capitals in South East Asia, Hue city is the one that still preserves comparatively the intact appearance of a complex of the monarchic capital consisting of walls, palaces, royal tomb, etc. The Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) had it urbanized and built in systematic, philosophical and abundantly artistic ways. Every year, Hue attracts a lot of tourists coming from all over the world. The most famous tour they often choose to discover Hue which shows tourists not only special historical sites but also beautiful landscapes of the ancient city.
You take trip to visit Hue City and Khai Dinh King’s Tomb: which is a blend of Western and Eastern architecture. It is located in Chau Chu mountain near Huế in Vietnam. It was built for the Nguyễn Emperor Khải Định, the twelfth king of the Nguyễn dynasty. It was built from 1920 to 1931 taking 11 years to complete. Overnight in Hue
DAY 5: HUE CITY TOUR (B,L )
Am: Boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda: you get on the dragon boat. You will cruise along the Perfume River about 30 minutes. After that, the boat will stop at another boat station. Here you can freely visit Thien Mu pagoda,which is the oldest pagoda in Hue city.
Then visit Minh Mang King’s Tomb: Considered as the most majestic of all Nguyen Dynasty royal tombs, Minh Mang Tomb is a complex of 40 constructions: palaces, temples, pavilions, etc. Many say that it’s a perfect combination of man-made and natural beauty in Hue, where architecture fits harmoniously into the surrounding landscape.
Pm: visit Imperial Citadel where Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 with numerous of attractive places to see like Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Forbidden Purple City. Thai Hoa Palace.
The tour ends by shopping at Dongba Market - Dong Ba market is the biggest and most significant central market of Thua Thien Hue province and the adjacent regions. Overnight at hotel in Hue.
DAY 6: HUE -DA NANG -HOIAN(B,L )
Breakfast at your hotel. Departure towards Hoi An - a world heritage recognized by Unesco in 1999. Stop on the way to Lang Co beach and the Cloud Pass to take photos. Visit the Cham museum. Arrival in Hoi An. Transfer to your hotel in Hoi An. Free and easy.
Night in Hoian.
DAY 7: HOIAN (B,L )
Visit Hoian - an old trading town, some 30km from Danang. Hội An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.
You will visit : Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese, Hoian Museum and Market. Lunch at restaurant. Then take boat trip to visit local villages along Thu bon river - Thanh Ha Pottery & Kim Bong Carpentry Village. Overnight in Hoian.
DAY 8: HOIAN -DANANG - NHA TRANG(B, D ) FLIGHT
Am : Transfer from Hoian to Danang airport for flight NhaTrang, the guide will welcome you and escort you to the hotel.
Above all, nha trang is about the beautiful turquoise water, nearby islands, and the best diving in the country. nha trang is endowed with deep, quiet and warm waters all the year round, surrounded by archipelagoes, islands, mountains and white sand beaches. the 7 km white sand beach of nha trang is often called vietnam’s mediterranean Area. nha trang is sunny all year round, with an average temperature of 23°c due to northern winds.
The left of the day is open for free sea bathing at NhaTrang beach. Overnight in NhaTrang.
DAY 9:NHA TRANG BOAT TRIP TO ISLANDS (B,L )
Breakfast then Start from your hotel to Cau Da port in the morning. The Oceanographic Institute nearby the Nhatrang Port is the first place to visit where you can sea the full collection of sea creatures of Nhatrang bay before embarking & cruising to the islands. Many sea species of Nha Trang/Khanh Hoa province make a small ocean world there. Mun Island is the best island for snorkeling where you can see lots of lives colorful corals and fish. You will also be able to see caves in which the sea swallows make their nests from the boat. Then relaxing, swimming & doing water sports or other activities at Mot Island, Tranh Beach Island or on a small island calling “Mini beach”. Taking a fresh lunch at the island or Con se tre village. On the way back you will visit a fishing village before going to the shore. Night in Nha trang.
DAY 10:NHATRANG -DALAT (B,L )
After breakfast, leaving Nha trang, we will go to Dalat, a distance of 160 km, It takes around 3 and half hours. On the way, many stops to take photos. Arrival in Dalat, You have lunch at restaurant.
As you know, Dalat is known as the City of flowers, foggy and love, located at an attitude of 1500 m above the sea level. The climate is cool around the year , with the four seasons in day.
In here, there are many ethnic minorities living, they have their own unique culture.
Your first attraction to visit is the Bao Dai Palace where are the valuable objects. Bao Dai was the last King of Nguyen Dynasty. You will know more the life of Bao Dai King in Vietnam and in French.
Your second visit is the flower garden with many kind of flowers. All colors make a colorful picture for Dalat City. With the love Temdem ( bike of love ). You can run around Xuan Huong lake which is the most beautiful lakes in Dalat
Check in Hotel, You will explore Dalat by night and enjoy very good food.
Overnight in Dalat.
DAY 11: DALAT -SAIGON (B,L )
After breakfast, check out then you continue to visit Dalat. You take the cable car in the Robin Hill, you will see the nice panorama of Dalat City . Tuyen Lam Lake is the next destination for you to enjoy the nice view. Truc Lam Monastery is a nice pagoda where you can meditate .
Dantala water fall is the last visit in Dalat. This is a beautiful water fall where are thousands of pine forests, you can walk about 1km in the middle of the nature and enjoy the birds singing , and then you enter into the nature with fresh water ,
Lunch on the way, Stop at the tea and coffee plantations and you enjoy the special coffee and tea.
Arrival in Saigon at late afternoon : Saigon-Hochiminh city is famous, called “Little Paris” during the French Colonial, an“The pear of the Far-East” during US war.
Check in Hotel. Free and easy and Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 12: CU CHI – CITY TOUR (B,L)
Am: 7h30 am. Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Depart from Saigon to Cu Chi tunnels (about 50km). As you know, CuChi tunnels is one of the most famous historical Vestiges of Vietnam’s national liberation War. It is network consists of over 200km of tunnels linked to the other like a Cobweb. You go to inside the tunnels which has the kitchens, food and ammunition storage caches, medic-care chambers (a small clinic), meeting room, commanding chambers ..etc. You discover the tunnels by entering inside on it, about 15 m, 30m, 60m and 100m long belong to your health. At the end of the tunnels, you can eat Cassava (called Khoai Mi), this is the main food for Vietcong people during the war..
Say goodbye the Cu Chi tunnels, back Saigon for lunch.
Pm: Notre dame Catheral, built between 1877 and 1883 by French, most of the materials were transferred from Marseille (France). Next to the Church, you walk to visit the Central Post Office, built 1886 and ended 1891 by Gustave Eiffel. Your next destination is Reunification Palace which was built in 1868, named Norodom Palace and inaugurated in 1873. In 1963, this palace was heavily destroyed by bombs. On 30 April 1975, the tanks of the liberation army entered Independence Palace. After the liberation, Independence Palace became the headquarters of the City’s military Administration Committee.
We’ll take you through the Chinese district of Saigon, stop to see a sweet smelling flower market, & visit Thien Hau temple (called Godess of Mercy, in English). It is believed that Thien Hau Lady can travel over the oceans on a mat and ride the clouds to save people in the trouble on the high seas. Night in Saigon.
DAY 13: MEKONG DELTA – BEN TRE (B,L )
8h00 am, Pick up at your hotel, transfer to ben tre,
On arrival in Hùng vương Pier (Bến Tre town).Take a boat on Bến Tre river – one of tributaries of Mekong river, Sight-seeing lively activities along river as fishing,water transfering……. Stop at brickwork to see how to make bricks in handy traditional style by printing and baking. Visite one of plenty of coconut processing worshops located along canal. Turn on natural scissors creeks where they look smaller and smaller to go to village. Take a walk to family workshop making sleepmats and enjoying some fruits and tea.
Take a motor cart (xe lôi) or cycle riding under tree shades, pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to touch on realy life and find out about tropical culture from Peasants. Lunch at restaurant riverside.
Afternoon - Take rowing-boat along water palm creek. and boat back to Hùng Vương Pier. Pick up and transfer back Saigon. Night at Hotel.
DAY 14: DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to airport for departure.