A Beauty of Vietnam 14 days, 13 nights
Hanoi – Bai Dinh – Trang An Nature Reserve – Ninh Binh– Ha Long Bay – Hue – Da Nang - Hoi An – Cu Chi Tunnel - Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City
This tour takes you to the quintessential destinations from north to south of Vietnam. Within 14 days, this tour will give you a glimpse of the most beautiful places in Vietnam
Tour Code : VCT 02
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Day 1: Ha Noi Arrival
Upon our arrival at the Noi Bai (Hanoi) airport, our local guide will meet us and escort us to our hotel. The rest of the day is ours to relax and recover from jetlag. In the evening, you will experience an interesting water puppet show, a traditional Vietnamese art form. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Bai Dinh– Trang An Nature Reserve(B/L/D)
A 3-hour drive along pleasant countryside will take you to Trang An. The whole complex is divided into 5 main parts, namely the specially preserved department (Hoa Lu ancient capital), central department, caving department, tourism service department and the Bai Dinh pagodas. On arrival, you will visit the Bai Dinh pagodas – the biggest pagoda in Viet Nam with 500 La Han statues and possessing one of the biggest bronze Buddha statues in Viet Nam whose height is 10 meters and weighs 100 tons. In the afternoon, you will visit Trang An eco-tourism zone with an array of caves different in sizes and forms: Light cave, Dark cave, Ba Giot cave, wine cellar, etc. and enjoy the spectacular views of mountains before going to Ninh Binh. Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day 3: Ninh Binh – Ha Long (B/L/D)
After having breakfast at your hotel, you will depart to Ha Long bay. Along another 3-hour drive, you will enjoy the landscape with its rich rice fields, clumsy water buffaloes and the daily lives of hard-working Vietnamese villagers. When arriving at Ha Long harbor, you will take a boat to visit Ha Long bay – a world heritage of international appeal. This is an opportunity to take beautiful photos of shaped islands such as Dog island, Incense Burner island, Fighting Cock island and so on. Moreover, you also will go to the Sung Sot cave and Ti Top beach with gorgeous sunsets. After dinner, you will relax, drink beverage or go fishing at your pleasure before spending the night on board. Overnight on the junk
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B/ L/)
The morning will start with a small, delicious breakfast with cake, tea or coffee. Subsequently, you will head for the islets of Man’s Head, Tortoise etc.,stop by Bai Tu Long bay and finally get back to the Ha Long pier. A bus will pick you up and bring you back to Ha Noi. The rest of the time in Ha Noi will be free at leisure. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 5: Hanoi– Hue (B/L/)
After breakfast, you will visit the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple, Ho Chi Minh complex and the One Pillar pagoda. Afterward, you will fly from Ha Noi airport to Hue, the former imperial capital of Viet Nam. Overnight in Hue
Day 6: Hue (B)
You will sail on the romantic Perfume river to pay a visit to the most famous religious site in Hue: Thien Mu pagoda and the mausoleum of former emperor Ming Mang and Khai Dinh, constructed as the king himself planned and chose the location in the middle of a pine forest. Then, the biggest attraction of the day: the magnificient Imperial Citadel and Dong Ba market in the afternoon. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B)
You will leave Hue for Da Nang. The picturesque route passes Lang Co, a fishing village, which is strikingly charming for any photographer. Arriving in Da Nang, you will visit the Cham museum with the best collection of Cham artifacts in the world. On the way to Hoi An, you will drop in the Marble mountain, a large garden mount complex, a precious gift of Mother Nature acknowledged as a national heritage. When you come to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th century, you may relax on the beach. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An (B)
A boat trip on the Thu Bon river will take you to the traditional villages around Hoi An. In the afternoon, you will take a walking tour to the center of the old town, visiting houses of old merchants, the 400-year-old Japanese covered bridge, ancient pagodas and temples as well as the colorful market with shopping time available. Overnight in Hoi An
Day 9: Hoi An– Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
You will leave Hoi An after breakfast for Da Nang airport for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon your arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be free at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Tay Ninh– Cu Chi (B/L)
You will enjoy a journey across the typical southern countryside to Tay Ninh province in the western regions of Viet Nam. Visiting the Cao Dai temple, you will be amazed at the fantastic architecture and the way all major faiths around the world blend together in a unique religious cocktail as well as a scintillating noon ceremony. After lunch in a local restaurant, you will go to the Cu Chi tunnels, the vestiges of the American war, constructed underground by Vietnamese soldiers. You then will get back to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B/L)
You will depart for Vinh Long through the My Thuan suspension bridge en- route. Reaching Vinh Long, you will take a boat trip on the Mekong river to the Cai Be floating market, a typical bustling trade center on water of southern villagers. After that, you will proceed to a small channel of the An Binh islet and visit a tile factory, ceramics, coconut candy factory and a rice husking business. Here, you will have the opportunity to savor juicy fruits in the orchards, home-made honey alcohol, enjoy local traditional songs or pay a visit to the famous Bonsai trees of gardener Sau Giao’s sapling garden of Tam Ho. A delicate and typically southern lunch will be served at a local garden. When you arrive in Can Tho, in the evening, you will visit the Ninh Kieu wharf and enjoy traditional songs of local singers. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 12: Can Tho –Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)
On your boat tour on the Mekong river, you can admire the splendid scenery and daily activities of the southern villagers, and watch from a viewing tower above the tree tops where thousands of egrets and herons roosting on the branches. Then you will visit the Cai Rang floating market and return to your hotel for checking out. When you get back to Ho Chi Minh City, the time will be for yourself.. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B)
In the morning you will be free at leisure. The afternoon will be for a city tour in the dynamic Ho Chi Minh City or Sai Gon. You will explore the War museum, Central Post Office, Notre Dame cathedral and the bustling China town. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh Departure (B)
In this departure day, you will be at leisure until going to Tan Son Nhat international airport for the next destination.
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
• Child from 0-5 years: free of charge
• Child from 6-11 years (without bed): 50% adult fare
• Child from 6-11 years (with bed): 75% adult fare
• Child from 12 years up: 100% adult fare
• 01 F.O.C person will be applied for group from 16-30 persons up (maximum 02 F.O.C for group)
• F.O.C person based on twin or double sharing accommodation
All bookings requested for the period of national holidays, New Year or Christmas Day will be added 10% on the above rates.
All confirmed bookings that are cancelled, amended, postponed, delayed or similar will be treated under the company’s cancellation policy.
• Greater than 30 days prior to departure: 30% of full amount
• Between 29 days and 15 days prior to departure: 50% of full amount
• Between 14 days and 07 days prior to departure: 100% of full amount
• Hotel in twin or double sharing room basis with daily breakfast.
• Transfer and transportation by private car.
• Sightseeing and entrance fee as per the mentioned itinerary.
• English- speaking guide.
• Boat trip
• Meals are indicated as in the program.
• Domestic airfares HAN – HUE/ DAN – SGN
• All other meals not mentioned in the program
• Travel insurance, visa fee for Viet Nam
• Drinks and beverages
• International airfares and airport taxes at all routes
• Personal expenses
• Early check-in and late check-out charge at hotel (check-in time is 02:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM)
• Other items than mentioned in the program