This is simply the best and the most popular Vietnam package tour. You will go from the North to the South, experience different cultures, enjoy diversified excursions. During nearly three weeks you will have a complete picture of traditional and modern Vietnam. There are so many new things to learn and see in this 18-day program. This tour is available all year round.
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi
Arrive in Ha Noi and meet at Noi Bai International Airport. Transfer to downtown for hotel check-in. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi (Breakfast)
Full day Ha Noi city tour to visit Ho Chi Minh President’s Mausoleum, One-Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. Afternoon a continuation to visit Van Mieu (Literture Temple), Ho Guom (Sword Lake) and Ngoc Son Temple. Evening enjoy Water Puppet Performance, this is a fantastic art form originated in northern Vietnam. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Hoa Binh (Breakfast)
Morning driver to Mai Chau. On arrival, visit the traditional village of Thai minority people and Mai Chau scenic valley. Overnight at Mai Chau homestay.
Day 4: Hoa Binh - Hanoi (Breakfast)
Visit to Muong and Dao ethnic minorities in Cho Bo. Drive back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi – Tam Coc (Ninh Binh) - Hanoi (Breakfast)
Transfer to Tam Coc for boat excursion through 3 caves in the quiet and peaceful landscape. A continuation with sightseeing of Hoa Lu, hear about the history of this ancient capital of Vietnam with the Dinh and Le Temples. Drive back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Transfer to Halong Bay – UNESCO Heritage site for the cruise on the bay, free swimming. Stay overnight on board. Lunch and dinner included
Day 7: Halong – Hanoi - Hue (Breakfast)
Breakfast on board. Return Hanoi for flight to Hue – Old Capital. Overnight in Hue
Day 8: Hue – City tour (Breakfast)
Visit Hue Citadel, Thien Mu pagoda, An Hien garden house. Afternoon, Embark the Dragon boat, we cruise downstream the Perfume river to Sinh village - which is famous for it’s traditional paper paintings, you will meet the artisants of the village before learning how to make the painting from the traditional materials.
The products made under the guidance of the artisants will be yours as souvenir. Try your best to make them nice! Return the city within the close-up life on the Perfume river.
Day 9: Hue (Breakfast)
After breakfast, drive to visit the tradional village of making Insence stick and conical hat. Then, learn more about the Royal’s life by stop at tombs of Emperor Tu Duc Tomb and Emperor Khai Dinh. Free shopping at Dong Ba market. Night in Hue
Day 10: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (Breakfast)
Road to Da Nang. On the way stop for sightseeing in Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Beach. On arrival in Da Nang, visit Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains), five limestone hillocks, once islands, which are said to represent the five elements of the universe.
Transfer to Hoi An. Walk around to visit Hoi An ancient city with nice quiet streets, old houses and a quay existing until now. Hoi An is a picturesque riverside town south of Da Nang. Known as Faifo to early western traders, it was one of South East Asia's major international ports during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. You can visit Quan Cong Temple, Phuoc Kien Assembly house, Japanese Covered Bridge... Overnight in Hoi An
Day 11: Hoi An - Da Nang - Nha Trang (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel, return to Da Nang. Get in flight to Nha Trang, a romantic seaside resort with fine beaches, clear water and a colourful marine life. Guide and driver will pick up and transfer to hotel for check in. Afternoon visit Ponargar Cham tower located on top of the low marble mountain that was formerly surrounded by the sea, and Long Son Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Nha Trang. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 12: Nha Trang - Da Lat (Breakfast)
Morning take boat to visit Aquarium and Con Se Tre village. Afternoon drive to Da Lat, known as “city of love” at the altitude of 1,500m above sea-level. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Da Lat.
Day 13: Da Lat (Breakfast)
Full day Da Lat city tour to visit Summer Palace of King Bao Dai (the last Emperor of Vietnam), Valley of Love, Flower Garden, Linh Son Pagoda, and Tuyen Lam Lake. Overnight in Da Lat.
Day 14: Da Lat – Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)
Drive to Ho Chi Minh City. Visit to Damb’ri waterfall, Prenne waterfall and coffee and tea plantations on the way. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long - Can Tho (Breakfast)
Drive to Cai Be. Take a boat trip on the Mekong to island and enjoy daily life activities. Visit local houses. Back to Vinh Long by boat and road to Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 16: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)
Morning boat trip on the Mekong river to enjoy the colourful Cai Rang floating market. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Check in at hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 17: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)
After breakfast, drive to the extraordinary Cu Chi tunnels, just outside Ho Chi Minh City. During the war for independence, “Viet Cong” guerillas built the labyrinth of narrow tunnels virtually underneath U.S. bases, using them to hide during bombing raids and to stage surprise attacks.
Optional side trips en route to Cu Chi include visits to see how rural people live and work. View occupations such as cashew nut farming, duck breeding, rice farming and production of rice paper, a key ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon for a half-day city tour. Visit the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Post Office, China Town, Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Temple. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 18: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (Breakfast)
Free at leisure until time transfer to airport for your next departure.
Available on requested. Normally it is better to contact us one month prior to your arrival.
Disclaimer: Pins in map may not be accurate if Google Maps cannot find the exact address. In this case an approximation is made.
Ha Noi - Mai Chau - Hoa Binh - Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An - Nha Trang - Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long - Can Tho - Cu Chi Tunnels
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