Day 1: Sai Gon (Ho Chi Minh) Arrival (No Meals)
On arrival Ho Chi Minh City, we will see at the airport and transfer to center for check in hotel. You have free time for leisure.
Day 2: Mekong Delta- My Tho & Ben Tre (Meal: B, L)
8:00 Am Begin the trip. It takes for one and half hours by bus to drive from Ho Chi Minh to My Tho City.
• A smooth pass the rice fields to the beautiful rural. Start boat on the Tien River to islet. View the Dragon, Phoenix and Unicorn Islet. Walk into the village, visit fruit garden, enjoy the tropical fruit while folk music is performed by the local people.
• The cruise will lead to Ben Tre province, “the country of coconut”, visit coconut candy workshop, bee house, enjoy honey tea and take a picture with snake. • The amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal – fully covered by the shadow of the water coconut’s tree.
• After lunch, you have freetime for biking, walking. Next journey is Can Tho. Spend overnight in the hotel (or family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request).
Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 3: Mekong Floating Market (Meal: B, L)
After having breakfast, you have chance to take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river, visit Cai Răng floating market which are the liveliest in the whole Can Tho City. Your experience will be full fill when you go and see how vermicelli’s soup is made. Wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and see a “Monkey bridge” – A bridge was built by only one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Make a stop for lunch. Final trip is coming back to HCM City.
Day 4: Cu Chi Tunnels (Meal: B)
08:30 We depart from Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi Tunnels for 60km from Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti – American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its tunnels system of over 220 km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreigner.
The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers along the side of road. You will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, when Cu Chi was “A Free Target Zone “. The remnants you will see that Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there. Ever wonder what it feels like to fire an AK-47? Visit Cu chi tunnels, you have a chance to find out!
14:30 The bus back HCM. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City – Nha Trang By Train (Meal: B)
08:00AM: Our car picks you up at the hotel and departs to Nha Trang by train. During the way, you can see the nice landscape such as: dragon fruit farm, coconut forest, beach, fishing villages, temples,…
Arrive Nha Trang beach city, our car transfer to down town, check in hotel and have a free time.
Evening: Spend overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 6: Nha Trang Boat Trip Then Da Lat By Car (Meal: B, L)
9h00 : Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to Cau Da pier.
10h00 – 11h30: At Mun Island
– Observe the structure of Salanganeisland.
– Snorkelling to view coral reefs covered with multicolour fish.
11h45- 13h45: At Mot Island
– Having lunch with dishes: fried salted shrimp, fried fish in sour and sweet sauce, sauteed cuttlefish, grilled rib, spring rolls, softly sauteed noodles…
– Entertainment program: singing songs & music.
– Enjoy cooktails at “ Floating Bar”
14h – 15h30: At Con Se Tre Village
– Relax at Con Se Tre village.
– Seasonal fruit party.
15h45 – 16h15: At Mieu Island
Visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium
16h30: Back to harbour and hotel and depart to Da Lat by private car (3 hours drive). Stay overnight in Da Lat.
Day 7: Da Lat City (Meal: B, L)
8:30am our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to visit Dalat
1.Bao Dai King Palace
2.Da Lat Cathedral
3.Robin hill, cable car (exclusive)
6.Truc Lam Zen Monastery
16:30 Tour finishes.
Overnight in Dalat.
Day 8: Da Lat Countryside (Meal: B, L)
8:30am our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to visit countryside
6.Linh An pagoda
7.Rice wine making
16:30 Tour finishes.
Overnight in Dalat
Day 9: Da Lat- Da Nang By Plane – Then Car Hoi An (Meal: B)
Our driver takes you to the airport for Da Nang flight.
Arrive to Da Nang, our car take you to Hoi An (40 minutes drive). Check in hotel in Hoi An.
You are free to discover the ancient town: Japanese Bridge, lantern road, traditional tailor shop, enjoy the special food. Besides, you can view sunset at Cua Dai beach. Spend overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10: My Son Luxury Tour (Meal: B, L)
8.00 – 8.30: our guide pick you up at your hotel and depart to My Son holy land – the world cultural heritage.
10.00: Arrive at My Son and we’ll have 2 hours to discover the site by walking throughout the landscape, learning histories with our local English speaking guide, enjoying the Champa’s traditional performances.
11.30: Get back to mini van and move to a local house to learn how to make ricepaper, you will enjoy your own hand-making product later on!
12.00: Back to the van and have lunch at another local house. relax with cold herbal tea, nice foods and fresh air.
13.30: take a boat trip to Hoi An with nice and cool breeze on boarding, beautiful river scenery on the biggest river in the Central of vietnam named as Thu Bon River.
14.30: arrive at Hoi An, we will drop you at your hotel. Tour ends!
Day 11: Tra Que Village – Then Hue By Car (Meal: B, L)
The tour will begin at your hotel or tour office.Our tour guide will greet you and provide your bicycle for your trip.
Your day will start at 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 could will be a fammer with many interseting activities.
Finish your time in Tra Que vegetable village, 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.
Our driver will pick up and transfer to Hue by Car. Arrive to Hue, check in hotel. Free for leisure.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 12: Paradise Cave (Meal: B, L)
6h00 Tour guide pick you up from your hotel in Hue and depart for Quang Binh. On the way, stop for sightseeing La Vang Church, where Virgin Maria appeared in 1798, and Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River (latitude 17 division from south to north of the country during 20 years from 1954 to 1973).
11h30: Lunch at Phong Nha Restaurant
12h15: continue to Paradise Cave to explore the glamor of Asia’s longest dry and beautiful than the Phong Nha is inherently Natural Wonders of the World with the beautiful of nature given chemical.
From the historic Ho Chi Minh Road (former Ho Chi Minh Trail), you veer off on a path through dense forest for about four kilometers, then you climb 519 rocky steps, and you’re in… heaven, well, Paradise.
Tour will back to Hue.
Day 13: Hue City – Ha Noi (Meal: B, L)
Morning (8:15 am – 12:30 pm)
1. Dong Ba Market to see the daily life of local people
2. Boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda – The oldest pagoda in Hue City
3. Imperial Citadel of Royal Dynasty of Nguyen Family (1802 – 1945)
4. Royal Antiques Museum – A collection of ornaments from the Nguyen dynasty
Lunch at local restaurant (Huế specialities, Western and Asian food)
Afternoon (12:30 – 17:30)
5. Incense stick village
6. Khai Dinh King’s Tomb – a blend of Western and Eastern architecture.
7. Minh Mang King’s Tomb, one is impressed by the majesty and symmetry of the architectural constructions.
8. On the way back to your hotel, we drop in handicraft village in Hue city – Conical hat village
16:30 Tour will be ended. Return your hotel to check out and then we will take a flight to Ha Noi capital.
Evening Arriving Ha Noi, car transfer to the center and spend overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 14: Ha Noi – Ha Long (Meal: B, L, D)
(Your hotel – Tuan Chau marina – Halong bay – Lunch– Surprising Cave – Titop Island – Sunset party – Dinner – Onboard night activities)
07.45 – 08.15 approx
– Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up
– Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta
– Get your camera ready to take photos. Comfort break. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.
12 – 12.30 approx
– Arriving Tuan Chau marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Refresh with our welcome drink. Meet the captain, crew in the cruise briefing.
– Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind
– Set sail as lunch is served
– Join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area.
Arrive at Surprising Cave (Hang Sửng Sốt), explore the cave and find out how the cave was named a Surprising.
Heading to Titop island area. Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titop island for swimming and snorkeling or do the short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here
Heading back toward the sleeping area
Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, enjoy Sunset party. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset
An authentic Vietnamese menu is served
After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, or take for you one of our onboard activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing…Accommodation and overnight on boat.
Day 15: Ha Long – Ha Noi (Meal: B, L)
(Tai Chi – Breakfast – Luon Cave – Cooking Demonstration – Lunch – Farewell at your hotel)
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session to full charge your energy for the day.
07:00 – 08:00
Local breakfast is served
Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Luon Cave (Hang Luồn)
Take your option either exploring the cave yourself on kayak or comfortably on bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
Check out the cabins, at your leisure while our cruise taking you pass by other beautiful highlights in the bay.
You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.
Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell.
Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi.
16:30-17:00 Arrival back at your hotel. Stay overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 16: Hoa Lu - Trang An - Mua Cave (Meal: B, L)
07:00 – 07:30 – Our guide will meet you at your hotel/stay and start 110km modern Bus-journey through verdant landscape of countryside. Short-brake en route.
10:45 – Visiting Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel with Dinh King Temple and Le King Temple dating back to the 17th Century.
12:00 – Enjoying the lunch at our restaurant with the great local cuisines.
13:30 – Leaving for the Trang An Grottoes, an out-standing natural beauty of majestic limestone massif at 20 square kilometer rise dramatically out from rice paddy fields. Deep into the linked chains of towering mountain are pristine places of mystical valleys, numerous fresh water ponds, and jungle.
Embarking on a traditional sampan gently roweddown the exquisite river through numerous caves: Lam Cave, Vang Cave, Dai Cave, Thanh Truot Cave,…and Cao Sơn Temple, Suoi Tien Temple, Vu Lam Temple…
15:30 – Arriving Mua Cave and start an amazing trek up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain for watching the spectacular rice valley with specious view of the nature.
17:15 – Returning to our bus and then come back to Ha Noi
19:30 – Dropping you off at your hotel/stay. Trip ends.
Overnight in Ha Noi
Day 17: Limousine Ha Noi – Sapa then short Trekking (Meal: B, L, D)
06:30: Pick up from the hotel, get on Limousine and depart for Sapa
13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.
The Limousine will be drop you off at 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
17.00: Come back to Sapa Town.
Have dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.
Overnight in Sapa
Day 18: Sapa Trekking – Then Limousine back to Hanoi (Meal: B, L)
7.00 – 7.45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for trekking
7:45 : 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.
11.00: Picnic lunch at Lao Chai Village
12:00:Heading to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people.
13.30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa.
Trekking distance is about 12 kms and it lasts for 4.5 hours
14.00: Have a shower at shower room of our hotel.
15:00: Limousine will be pick you up at the hotel to back to Hanoi.
Ovenight in Hanoi
Day 19: Ha Noi Departure / See You Again (B)
Have breakfast at your hotel and have freetime for your leisure.
Check-out hotel then our car will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport