Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (NO MEALS)
On arrival Ha Noi capital, we will see at the airport have private transfer to center. Arrive to the hotel after 40 minutes drive. You have free time for leisure.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2: HANOI – HALONG BAY (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 3: HALONG BAY – HANOI (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.
17:00 Transfer to the airport. Take the flight to Hue. Transfer from Hue airport to the hotel.
Stay over night in Hue.
Day 4: HUE - 1 DAY PARADISE CAVE (B,L)
In the Morning:
6:30 Bus 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.
7:30Pm: Tour will back to Hue and we will finish Paradise Cave tour.
Spend overnight at hotel in Hue.
Day 5: 1 DAY HUE CITY – THEN CAR TO HOI AN (B,L)
A day in Hue is designed to show you this unexpected side of Hue, once former capital of Vietnam (1802 – 1945) under the reign of the 13 Nguyen Kings
Let us take you further in depth to the exotic culture, history and architectural works of a high cultural, historic value and the wall city that represents the outstanding demonstration of the power of the vanished Vietnamese feudal empire, including a complex of monuments, tombs and pagodas that attract tourists coming from all over the world.
Let us show you just simple daily lives of local people at market and on the river…
We highly recommend you to the best tour to see other side of Hue, Vietnam
Morning (8:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Dong Ba Market to see the daily life of local people
Boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda – The oldest pagoda in Hue City
Imperial Citadel of Royal Dynasty of Nguyen Family (1802 – 1945)
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)
Incense stick village
Khai Dinh King’s Tomb – a blend of Western and Eastern architecture.
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
16:00 – 16:30 pm: Back to Hue city. Tour ends.
Then our driver transfer you to HoiAn town. It take around 2,5 hours
Spend overnight in Hoi An.
Day 6: TRA QUE VILLAGE AND MAKING LANTERN LEARNING (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 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 y ou 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 Hoian
Day 7: FLIGHT DANANG – SAIGON (B)
After breakfast, you are free until airport transfer. You take a flight to Sai Gon. On arrival Ho Chi Minh City, we will see at the airport and transfer to center for checking in hotel. You are free time for leisure.
Spend overnight in Sai Gon.
Day 8: HALF DAY CU CHI TUNNEL (B)
Cu Chi Tunnels is a legendary underground system of over 220 km of tunnels, a must-see for both Vietnamese and foreign travelers who are interested in the history of the Vietnam War. The tunnels are now a historical structure of Vietnam and considered a heroic district for the role they played in the resistance to US forces during the Vietnam War.
The tunnels are located approximately 60km from Ho Chi Minh city. The tour departs at 8:00 am from Vietnam Adventure Tours office or from your hotel in a bus. Enjoy the scenery along the way, as we pass the lush, endless rice fields and the ducks are water buffaloes swimming in the rivers. You might find it hard to imagine that once the area was almost completely destroyed by bombs and mines from the war, when Cu Chi was a “free target zone “.
Once we arrive, you will get a chance to walk through some of the tunnels, discover the hidden corners and imagine what life was like here for the resistance soldiers. If you like, try to cook with the smokeless stoves used by Vietnamese soldiers to cook during the war. You can even try foods which the soldiers lived on. If you’re feeling brave, or curious, you can even try your hand at shooting at AK-47, one of the guns used during the war.
Day 9: 1 DAY MEKONG DELTA (MY THO- BEN TRE) (B,L)
Our tour guide meet you at your hotel lobby before heading to My Tho city by bus. Enjoy the scenery and green rice paddies during the one and a half hour bus ride. Along the way, we will visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the biggest pagoda in the Mekong delta.
Continue to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along the Mekong River, where you can see fish cages and floating houses on the river.
The boat takes you to a small canal, escaping the hustle and bustle of the town.
We disembark at a coconut island in Ben Tre and enjoy a walk around the village. Stop at a local family home to enjoy tropical fruit, taste the honey tea and honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music performed by the villagers.
Check out the coconut candy shop and learn how to make candy, and see handicrafts made from the coconuts.
Take your time snapping photos and enjoy the natural scenery before we head to the local restaurant. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food. Enjoy your lunch outside under the shade of the trees.
After lunch, enjoy your time relaxing, walking around the village, or perhaps going for a short bike ride.
Travel back to Saigon and arrive around 5.00 pm for the end of the tour.
Day 10: SAIGON DEPARTURE (B)
Free time in Ho Chi Minh until your flight, car pick you up at the hotel and transfer to the airport. See you again.