15 days trip to Vietnam – A memorial trip
Are there any days that you will remember your whole life? Some may be too good that they are stacked in your mind, but some are too worse to forget about them. Give us the chance to make you happy throughout half of a month, make every single day of your Vietnam tour, from Hanoi to Halong bay, north to Sapa, and south to Hue, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh city and Mekong delta become a good memory. Take your memorable trip with us!
|1||Arrive Hanoi, Hanoi city tour||Breakfast or Lunch|
|2||Hanoi - Sapa by bus||Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner|
|3||Sapa - Hanoi||Breakfast, Lunch|
|4||Hanoi - Halong bay cruiseship||Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner|
|5||Halong bay – Untouched area. Real wonder||Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner|
|6||Halong bay - Hanoi - train to Hue city||Breakfast, Lunch|
|7||Arrive Hue city. Free time to relax.|
|8||Hue City tour – Touch to the King of Vietnam.||Breakfast, Lunch|
|9||Hue – Hoi An by bus||Breakfast|
|10||Hoi An – My Son tour (Kingdom of Champa) – Overnight bus to Nha Trang||Breakfast, Lunch|
|11||Nha Trang 4 island tour with snorkeling– touch to the forest of coral.||Breakfast, Lunch|
|12||Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh city by bus||Breakfast|
|13||Ho Chi Minh city tour - Cu Chi tunnel||Breakfast, Lunch|
|14||Ho Chi Minh - Mekong delta||Breakfast, Lunch|
|15||Prepare for departure||Breakfast|
Day 1 : Arrive Hanoi, Hanoi city tour (Breakfast or Lunch) (Private tour)
Arrive at Hanoi airport, Our private car and driver will be ready to pick you up and transfer to hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Take a rest and relax. After checking in the hotel, tour guide will come to pick you up and go for visiting Ho Chi Minh area (just pass away), Tran Quoc Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoa Lo Prison. In the evening, the tour guide will come to pick you up and go to walking tour around Old Quarter. This tour is called Food on Foot tour. By this tour, you will visit the Old Quarter, learn about history of Hanoi city, try the traditional food on the way of the tour. You will also visit the symbol of Hanoi ( Hoan Kiem lake ) and the night market if the day is at the weekend: Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Overnight in Hanoi Old Quarter hotel.
Day 2 : Hanoi - Sapa by bus (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) (Group tour)
At 6.30am, bus will pick you up from your hotel and start 5 hours driving to Sapa. You will have 2 stops on the way and enjoy majestic scenery of countryside. Arrival Sapa at around 13pm, guide will come to pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After lunch at the local restaurant, you will be transferred by car to Lao Chai - Ta Van village to trek in Sapa. It is the time to enjoy best itinerary of Sapa with combination of mountains, terrace farm and cloud... You will have amazing time with beautiful pictures and touch to local people, know about some minority groups in Sapa.
At around 17.30pm, you will get on the car to return to your hotel in Sapa. After refresh, tour guide will come to pick you up and go for dinner. After dinner is your free time to walk around Sapa town, enjoy peaceful time in Sapa with many colors of light, enjoy some massage.... Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
Day 3 : Sapa - Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, you will start trekking to Cat Cat Village which is occupied by the Black H’mong tribe. You will experience the tribal way of life while enjoying wonderful views of the terraced rice paddy fields and the waterfall in Cat Cat village. Coming here,you can see the hydroelectric power station which was built by the French in twentieth century. After that, you will go back to hotel to check out and be on time for lunch (11:00am - 12:00am).
Afternoon: Free time to explore Sapa town or go shopping at Sapa Market. At 14.30pm, you will get on the luxury minivan to return Hanoi city. After arriving, you will have dinner in the local restaurant. 21pm, you will be drop off at your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Hanoi city
Day 4 : Hanoi - Halong bay cruiseship (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) (Group tour)
Around 08.00, Our guide Pick you up at your hotel and go to Halong bay on a shuttle bus. Take a rest at Humanity center and enjoy local specialties.
Arrival in Halong at 11.45. The captain and crew welcome you aboard. Savor the delicious lunch as boat pass through thousands of Islands and Islets with different shapes.
After lunch, explore the biggest and the most amazing cave in Halong Bay – Surprise Cave. Then Kayaking for an hour around the fishing village and discover the life of community there. Then back to boat for Sunset Party, get to calm, clean water place for swimming. Enjoy delicious and romantic dinner with some barbecue courses. ,In the evening, free time for entertainment with the funny plays such as squid fishing, karaoke program, stars watching on sundeck… Spend romantic night on board and overnight on board.
Day 5: Halong bay – Untouched area. Real wonder (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
7:00 Enjoy sunrise over Ha Long Bay with breakfast & complimentary tea before getting transfer to another boat for second day trip.
8:00 - Get on to a Day boat cruise going to wonderful area of Lan Ha Bay (one of the small bays belong to the large area of Cat Ba National Park).
9:45 – The boat moves to the area of Three Peach (near water front) with wildly-scattered beaches Here, wonderful time for Kayaking or Swimming with friends.
11:00 - The cruise moves to the “Dark and Light” caves where delicious lunch ready on time.
12:00 - Enjoy lunch on board. Move slowly to other neglected parts of Lan Ha Bay for photo hunting.
13:00 – After lunch, passengers join in exploring these caves by kayak, if luckily enough, passengers can see monkeys or linguals (endangered species of Cat Ba National Park),
18:00 – Cooking class & Happy hours on Sundeck in the sunset
19:30 – Having dinner
21:00 – Squid fishing or Karaoke or resting on top of cruise.
Overnight on the cruise.
Day 6 : Halong bay - Hanoi - train to Hue city (Breakfast, Lunch)
6:30 - Wake up for Taichi on sundeck in windy air while the boat’s going to another parts of Halong bay
7:00 – Breakfast with tea, coffee, cakes, fruit juice, milk, cereals.
7:45 - Visit amazing scenery of Halong bay with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites – one of the biggest & most beautiful caves on Halong bay.
9:30 - Back to the cruise, check out room. Relax on board while it’s moving towards Tuan Chau island port.
10:45: Time for Brunch
12:00 – Crew say thanks to all. Passengers then get on bus back to Hanoi.
16.30:00 – Drop off at the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
The rest of day of day is free for you. At 20.30, tour guide comes to pick you up and transfer you to the train station in Hanoi to get the train to Hue. Overnight on the train.
Day 7: Arrive Hue city. Free time to relax
Arrive Hue city at around 9-10am. The guide will come to pick you up from the train station to the hotel. The rest of day is free to walk around, relax and try the special food in Hue city. Overnight in Hue city.
Day 8: Hue City tour – Touch to the King of Vietnam (Breakfast, Lunch) (Group tour)
Driver and tour guide pick up guests at the hotel at 07:30 am by private car to Huế. Begin the day with Khai Dinh Tomb. It is the result of the interminglement of many architectural trends: European and Asian, as well as ancient and modern. Then, go to visit Tu Duc Tomb - one of the most beautiful works of royal architecture of the Nguyen dynasty. The tomb lies in a boundless pine forest, 8 km from Hue.
12:00 am: Have lunch
01:30 pm: Continue by car to visit The Citadel - a walled fortress and palace in the former capital of Vietnam. The last place is Thien Mu pagoda, built in 1601 between a river and a pine forest. This Heavenly Lady Pagoda in Hue is one of the oldest and prettiest religious buildings in the country.
06:00 pm: Drop-off at hotel. End of tour.
Overnight at the hotel in Hue city.
DAY 9: Hue – Hoi An by bus (Breakfast)
At 8.00am, you will get on the bus to go for Hoi An. After around 4 hours driving, you arrive to Hoi An city. After arrival, we will supply you the bycicles to do the tour around the city by yourself. The rest of day is for relax. Overnight at the hotel in Hoi An
Day 10: Hoi An – My Son tour (Kingdom of Champa) – Overnight bus to Nha Trang (Breakfast, Lunch) (Private tour)
Breakfast is served in the hotel. At around 8.00am, our car and tour guide will come to pick you up at the hotel in Hoi An and depart to My son holyland. in a private air conditioned vehicle with your English speaking guide. ,The Champa King lived in the political capital of Tra Kieu (whose commercial capital was the port of Hoi An) and so the My Son complex became the most important temples of the Champa Kingdom. Bricks were used to build the temples without the aid of mortar and sculptures of gods, priests, animals, and scenes of mythical battles adorned the walls. The temples were places of worship to the Hindu God Vishnu. ,After that, car bring you to Hoi An. English speaking guide will take you on a two hour walking tour of Hoi An Old Town. Famous for its quant mixture of Chinese, Japanese and European architecture, the old town was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999. You will visit, the Japanese bridge built in the 16th century and famous for being the only covered bridge known to incorporate a Buddhist pagoda, the 200 year old Tan Ky house, museum of trade ceramics and several other historical sites. After tour finishes, the car will transfer you to the bus stop to get the bust to Hoi An. Overnight on bus.
Day 11: Nha Trang 4 island tour with snorkeling– touch to the forest of coral (Breakfast, Lunch) (Group tour)
At around 6.30am, you will arrive to Nha Trang. You will get taxi by yourself to the hotel booking by us. After relax, - bus pick you up at 8:45 a.m in hotel.
- Arrive to Mun island for snorkeling and swimming. Mun island was a Marine Presever Area where you can find lots of colorful fishes and many variety of coral.
-Mot island have lunch with Vietnamese food. You will suprise with it cause you can’t think how do they arrange seats and tables for lunch on the boat. You will enjoy lunch with many kind of interest foods. At Tranh Beach – White Sand Beach. You may continue swimming or sun bath. ). Water Sport available: Jet Ski, Parasailing, Diving ( includedd)
- At Aquarium – The Pirate Ship. You will see a real huge fishes with 45 kg – 80 kg and many types of sea creatures: Boxfish, Sea Anemone, Nemo fish, Sea Cucumber, Starfish, Lobster, Lionfish, Razor fish, Amazon Crocodile fish, Moray Eel, Turtle
- The tour finishes at 17:00 at your hotel in Nha Trang. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh city by bus (Breakfast)
At 7am, you will get the bus to reach Ho Chi Minh city. After 10 hours, you arrive and get the taxi or walk to your hotel which is close to the bus stop. Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh city tour - Cu Chi tunnel (Breakfast, Lunch) (Private tour)
tour guide and car come to pick you up for Cu Chi tunnel. Arriving at Cu Chi tunnels (Ben Dinh) and proceeding to an underground hut to watch a short video and presentation about Cu Chi tunnels before having a real hand-on experience of what it took to live in the tunnels. Afterward, test tasting the steamed tapioca root which is the main staple food in Cu Chi during the war. For those interested, there is an opportunity to fire off an AK47 or MK16 with real ammunitions at the nearby shooting range. Tour finishes at your hotel at around 17.30pm. Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Lunch is served in the restaurant.
Afternoon, departure for the city tour. You will visit, Independence Palace known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. It was the sight of the end of the Vietnam/American war in 1975, as a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through the gates. The tank is still located at the Independence Palaces’ property.
Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars. In courtyard massive military vehicles are for exhibition as well as tiger cages for the visitor to get a feel on how it was to be a prisoner during wartime. In the museum building itself, each floor will represent a separate theme from the war and the war crimes committed towards the Vietnamese people.
Tour finishes at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city at around 17.30pm. Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta (Breakfast, Lunch) (Group Tour)
Breakfast is at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Bus and tour guide to pick you up at around 7.30am and departure for Mekong delta.
Enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields. ,On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals. ,Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.
Tour finishes at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city at around 18.30pm. Overnight at the hotel in Ho CHi Minh city.
Day 15 : Prepare for departure (Breakfast)
Breakfast is at your hotel. Morning is free for you to relax, do last minutes shopping. Car and driver comes to transfer you to the airport. Tour ends.
- Flight as mentioned
- Hotel as mentioned in program
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees, sightseeing tickets
- Private car pick up and drop off airport
- Transportation services as program
- Cruise ship in Halong bay with all includes except drink