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14DAYS -> Hanoi --> Sapa --> Halong Bay --> Da Nang --> Hue --> Ho Chi Minh -

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Itinerary Summary

By Day Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Fly to Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi City Tour - Overnight train Sapa Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Lao Cai - Lao Chai - Ta Van Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Cat Cat Village - Limousine Bus to Hanoi Breakfast
Day 5 Hanoi - Halong Bay/ Lan Ha Bay - Overnight on Cruise Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Halong Bay - Hanoi Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Hanoi - Fly to Hue Breakfast
Day 8 Hue City Tour - Transfer to Hoi an Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 Hoi An Walking Tour - Tra Que Village Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10 Hoi An - My Son Breakfast
Day 11 Hoi An - Fly to Ho Chi Minh Breakfast
Day 12 Ho Chi Minh - Excursion Mekong Delta Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13 Ho Chi Minh, Cu Chi Tunnel Breakfast, Lunch
Day 14 Ho Chi Minh Departure Breakfast

Full itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Hanoi

Welcome to your holiday with Your Vietnam Travel

Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, either Domestic or International arrival, after clearing all customs procedures, please proceed to exit gate and look for your guide who will be waiting at the lobby, holding the Your Vietnam Travel's signboard with your name on it. 

(Early check-in is NOT included and subject to hotel’s availability). 

Meals:

Day 2

Hanoi City Tour - Overnight train Sapa

8.30 Sightseeing today includes explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, start a Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and stilt house), the Presidential Palace, the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature; West Lake including the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda; and one of the city’s museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum). End the day’s explorations, enjoy a traditional water puppet show.

20.30 our guide will transfer you to train station for overnight train to Sapa. 

 

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Lao Cai - Lao Chai - Ta Van

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our local guide at Lao Cai and transferred to sapa for breakfast.

After breakfast, we start first 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of Black H'mong people. Continue a 2km trekking down to Lao Chai village. Here we will discover their daily life and how they make traditional clothes, handicraft, indigo... We will visit the biggest valley which provides the best view for golden rice terrace fields in Vietnam. After Lao Chai we walk to Ta Van village of Giay people. It is a small group of ethnic people in Vietnam with a rich culture and beautiful houses located on rice paddy fields. 

Lao Chai & Ta Van Villages, about 8 km from Sapa town, where black H’mong and Giay people are living, it is also the beginning of the valley which is called Muong Hoa. From a high point of the main road, great view of the whole villages open wide to offer the marvelous panorama views, backed by high mountains and facing the river. Here you will enjoy the fresh air, see terrace fields, stream, discover and visit some Black H’mong families. You will have a welcome feeling at any house of the hospitable people there. You can interact them, learn about their culture and customs…

Have lunch at a local houses before coming back to Sapa by a private car.

Evening, you are free to explore the charm of Sapa by night, enjoy roasted corn, baked eggs beside charcoal fire or go shopping.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Cat Cat Village - Limousine Bus to Hanoi

After breakfast, start trekking to Cat Cat Village, about 45 minutes walking from Sapa, this is the village of Black H’Mong hill tribe. The village is on the slope of the hill and easy walking, rice and corn are grown here.

Visiting Cat Cat village, you will have a chance to visit a big waterfall on the stream and the old Hydro Electric Power Station built by French people. That is the image of young women sitting by looms with colorful pieces of brocade decorated with designs of flowers and birds. When these pieces of brocade are finished, they are dyed and embroidered with beautiful designs. A note worthy is that H’Mong women use indigo plants and leaves to dye these brocade fabrics. And then they roll around and smooth section of wood covered with wax on fabrics to polish them, making their colors durable.

Lunch is served at local restaurant and free until 15.00 catch a limousines bus to return Hanoi. 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5

Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on Cruise

Our guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at lobby of hotel at 8.00 -8.20AM and start journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see every day Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay’s 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and later there is opportunity for an evening swim from the side of the boat. Spend the night on our luxurious boat

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Halong Bay/ Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi

Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong. Have brunch on board the boat before returning to Halong pier to get back Hanoi. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7

Hanoi - Fly to Hue

After breakfast, transfer to airport to catch a flight to Hue, upon arrival, our driver will pick you up and transfer to hotel for check in. 

 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8

Hue City Tour - Transfer to Hoi an

After breakfast, you will board the Dragon Boat for a cruise on the romantic Perfume River heading out for the countryside. Being the ancient capital, Hue is surrounded with ancient tombs of emperors past, and a visit to the most beautiful tombs will be on the itinerary for today. The charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) will be the first stop of the day. You will enjoy a great view on the Perfume River and surrounding area. Thien Mu Pagoda is considered the symbol of Hue, and of Buddhism in Vietnam. From here you will rejoin your car and visit King Minh Mang’s Tomb OR King Tu Duc’s Tomb. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to visit Hue Citadel and Dong Ba Market.

Next, take the scenic route to Hoi An from Hue via Hai Van pass, on the way, our driver will stop at Lang Co Beach, Marble Mountain. Upon arrival Hoi an, Check in your hotel 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9

Hoi An Walking Tour - Tra Que Village

Cycling into the countryside to the small farming community of Tra Que Vegetable Village. Here you can enjoy the lush green countryside and see the farmers at work, later learn to make Vietnamese spring roll and free on foot massage by herbs. Transfer back to Hoi An and free visiting a lovely old house, still occupied by the descendants of the merchants who built it over 200 years ago, before seeing the elaborate Japanese Bridge, a Chinese temple, the bustling market. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10

Hoi An - My Son

My Son Sanctuary, situated around 50km away from Hoi An, is another Cultural Heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 1999 with 32 epitaphs and 71 monuments. The unique Hindu sanctuary is the perfectly ideal destination for those who want to learn everything about the Champa Ancient Kingdom including the history, culture, and architecture.

This morning (afternoon), you will set out on a drive to the southwest of Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary for a My Son half day tour. This is where the Cham culture in Central Vietnam started in the 4th century, declined in the 13th century, and ceased to exist in the 15th century. The once capital of the Champa Kingdom dedicated to the worship of the god Shiva is now a cluster of partially ruined and heavily damaged Hindu temples, with only 20 left, due to age and bombing during the Vietnam War. This unique and majestic sanctuary stands as a witness to a glorious bygone era of the once-thriving Cham culture

 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11

Hoi An - Fly to Ho Chi Minh

Free until transfer to Da Nang airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrival, our driver will pick you up at airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 12

Ho Chi Minh - Excursion Mekong Delta

A smooth one-and-half-hour bus ride through rice field scenery along National Highway 1 brings you to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong.

On arrival at My Tho, after visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, take a motor boat to enter My Tho city through Bao Dinh natural canal. Take a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to view the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant, then visit the coconut candy mill and take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal 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.

Meet at the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13

Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnel

Breakfast at hotel, after picked up at 8.00 AM, you will take a short sight-seeing: visit Notre Dame Cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880, the Central Post Office, the War Remnants Museum and Independence Palace was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. 

In the afternoon, our guide pick up at hotel and go to the Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250km, from Saigon to the Cambodian border, and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today, the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction, giving you a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War must have been like. Overnight Ho Chi Minh city

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14

Ho Chi Minh Departure

Free at leisure until transfer to airport for your flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast

Trip Notes

Inclusions

All transfer and quality air-conditioned limousine vehicles

Accommodation at 3, 4, 5star Hotel/ Cruise selected including daily breakfast with double/twin

Tours with local English Speaking Guide

Meals as mentioned in the program (Breakfast: B ; Lunch: L ; Dinner: D). 

Airport transfer at destination on way only

Boat trip/ Kayaking in Halong Bay

Cooking Class

Cable car 2ways to Fansipan Mt

Entrance fee for all destinations as Tour Itinerary indicated

Bottle of water available on coach ( 2 bottle/pax/day)

Exclusions

Domestic & International airfare 

Drinks and other meals do not indicate in the program

Visa to Vietnam

Travel insurance

Personal expenses (telephone, shopping...)

Tipping/ Gratuities

Single Supplement

Early check in & late check out

Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.

 

Accommodation

Destinations 3 star 4 star 5 star
Hanoi

La Passison hotel

Tirant Hotel

Melia Hotel

Halong Bay

Le Journey Cruise

Aclass Stella Cruise

Athena Cruise

Hoi An

Hoi An Central Hotel

Laluna Hotel

Palm Garden Resort

Hue

Rosaleen Hotel

EMM Hotel Hue

Imperial Hue

Sapa

Sapa Relax Hotel

Sapa Charm Hotel

Pao's Leisure

Ho Chi Minh

Lotus Hotel

Liberty Central Sai Gon

Majestic Hotel

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