Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (No Meals)
On arrival Ha Noi capital, we will see at the airport have private transfer to center for check in hotel. You have free time for leisure. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Hoa Lu -Trang An - Mua Cave (Meal: B, L)
07:45-08:15: Our tour guide and driver will pick up at your hotel in Hanoi city to depart for Ninh Binh province (120 Kms). Start Hoa Lu/ Trang An full day tour.
Hoa Lu: Visit Hoa Lu – the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties.
13:00 Depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, take a boat trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see the scenery of mountain and rivers Halong Bay on the land of Ninh Binh.
15:30 Visit Mua Cave – the highlight attraction in Ninh binh, challenge yourself for 500 step up Cave mountain where you will have great panorama view of Tam Coc and rice field.
18:00 Leave Ninh binh for Hanoi
20:30: Tour Trang An full day Tour ends.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 3: Limousine Hanoi - 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 a hotel in Sapa Town centre.
Day 4: 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 5: Hanoi - Halong Bay (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 Sot), 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 6: Halong - Hanoi (Meal: B, L)
(Tai Chi – Breakfast – Luon Cave – Cooking Demonstration – Lunch – Farewell)
06:30: 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.
09:00: Check out the cabins, at your leisure while our cruise taking you pass by other beautiful highlights in the bay.
10:00: You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.
12:00: Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 7: Hanoi – Hue City (B)
You have breakfast then our driver will pick you up and transfer airport, you will take the flight to Hue.
Arrive to Hue, pick up at the airport, transfer to Hue center.
Arrive to Hue, pick up at the airport, transfer to Hue center.
12:00 start join half day Hue city tour with group: Hue Imperial Palace, Thien Mu Pagoda (400yrs old). From the pagoda, you will take a dragon boat on Perfume River. During that time, you will be relaxed in fresh cool wind and enjoy the beautiful sceneries on the way. We will spend 30 minutes for coming back to Hue City.
16:30 Tour will be ended. Free time in Hue city and overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Paradise Cave (Meal: B, L)
In the Morning 6:30: Car and tour guide of Viet Nam Adventure tour will meet you at hotel and depart to Quang Binh. On the way, we stop for seeing La Vang Church where Virgin Maria appeared in 1798. We continue to go sightseeing Hien Luong Bridge, and Ben Hai River (Parallel 17 division from south to north of the country during 20 years from 1954 to 1973).
11h30: We will have lunch at Phong Nha Restaurant.
12h15: We will continue to make a trip to Paradise Cave to explore the charm of Asia’s longest dry and beautiful than the Phong Nha Cave which is recognizing as 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 will pass on a path through crass forest for about four kilometers, then you climb 519 rocky steps, and you’re in… Heaven, it’s truly a Paradise.
7:30 Pm: Tour will back to Hue and we will finish Paradise Cave tour. Spend overnight in Hue.
Day 9: Hue – Hoi An Ancient Town By Private Car (Meal: B)
Breakfast at hotel. 10am Private car pick you up at your hotel to Hoi An. (3 hours). Arrive to Hoi An, transfer to hotel ,after check in Hoi An hotel, free to visit ancient town, Japanese bridge, lantern road, Thu Bon river, use the offer bicycle to the beach… 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 rice paper, 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 (Meal: B, L)
Departure : 8 :00 AM & 1:30 PM Time duration: 4 hours 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 farmer with many interesting 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. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 12: Danang Departure – Dalat By Flight (Meal: B)
Breakfast at hotel until car pick up and transfer to Da Nang airport. You get to early flight in the morning (06:30am or 10:20am) to Dalat. After 1 hour flight, we transfer to Dalat city. Free time for walk around the lake, visit the market and enjoy local food there. Overnight in Da Lat.
Day 13: DaLat City (Meal: B, L)
8:30am: our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to visit Dalat city tour
1. Bao Dai King Palace
2. Da Lat Cathedral
3. Robin hill, cable car (exclusive)
4. Datanla fall
5. Flower Garden
6. Truc Lam Zen Monastery
16:30 Tour finishes. Overnight in Dalat
Day 14: Dalat Countryside – Nha Trang (Meal: B, L)
08:30am: Tour guide will see you at your hotel and start the tour with group, driver will take you to the countryside of Dalat to visit the farms: the Flower, vegetable farms. Take a walk along Mountain view. Visit Coffee plantations, enjoy Coffee. Special, silkworm farms and its factory. Take a walk to Elephant waterfall. Visit Linh An Pagoda – with big Buddha. Keep driving to countryside landscape. Crickets farm. Minority village with their traditions. Hand embroidery picture gallery.
16:00: go back the hotel, and depart to Nha Trang by private car (3 hours drive). Stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 15: Nha Trang Bay ( 4 Islands ) (Meal: B, L)
9h00 : Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to Cau Da pier.
10h00 – 11h30: At Mun Island – Observe the structure of Salangane island. – 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 cocktails 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. Then our driver picks you up to train station. Taking night train to Hochiminh. Overnight on train.
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh Arrival – Cu Chi Tunnels (No Meals)
06:20am Arrive to Ho Chi Minh train station, drive to center, leave your bags at hotel, free to go to market for breakfast.
08:30am Our tour guide see you at the hotel to start Cu Chi tunnels tour. 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 17: Mekong Delta (My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho) (Meal: B, L)
8:00Am 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 free time 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 18: Mekong Delta Floating Market (Meal: B)
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 live liest 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. Overnight in Hochiminh.
Day 19: Ho Chi Minh Departure (Meal: B)
After having breakfast at hotel, you have relaxing time in Ho Chi Minh city until 8AM transfer to the airport for the flight back home. See you again!