11 Days Discover Real Vietnam From North To South

Duration: 11 days
Transport:
Tour code: VRT01
11 days from North to South Vietnam offer traveller the opportunity discovering almost pretty and beautiful sites in Vietnam, such as Hanoi, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, cruise Halong Bay overnight, explore the Cu Chi tunnels, My Son sanctuary & more!
$1,359.00

Inclusion

Tour includes:

10 nights’ accommodation included:  2 nights in hotel in Hanoi, 1 night on the Cruise, 1 night in train, 3 nights in hotel in Hoi An, 3 nights in hotel in HCMC

Overnight train ticket to Da Nang: soft sleeper bed with 4 people per coach share

Flight ticket from Da Nang to HCMC with 7kg hand bag and 20kg check

Meals as mentioned : B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Airport transfer  2 ways in Hanoi, Da Nang – Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh

Train station transfer by private car/bus in Hanoi and Da Nang

Train station pick up in Da Nang by private car/bus

All the entrance fees in itinerary

Kayaking in Halong Bay

Cooking class in Halong Bay

English speaking tour guide in Hanoi city tour, Halong Bay, Farming & Fishing, Hoi An – My Son tour, Mekong Dealta – Cai Be floating village tour, Cu Chi tunnel tour

 

Exclusion

Tour excludes:

Return airfares from your country to Vietnam

Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses

Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages

Visa to Vietnam

Tax and service charge

Please contact us at info@vietnamrealtour.com if you want to get more information for visa to Vietnam

 

Highlight

Exploring Hanoi Old Quarter

Rowing boat trip in Tam Coc

Swimming in Halong Bay

Kayaking in Halong Bay

Hue historical city

Hoi An Holyland

Floating Market on Mekong Dealta

Day 1: Hanoi - airport pick up - Check in hotel in Hanoi (Meal: No)

Pick up the airport and then transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi center – the most exciting place for tourist.  After that you are free to visit Hanoi City by yourself.
Note: Hotel check in time is 13:00 P.M.
 
Night 1: Overnight in Hotel in Hanoi

 

Day 2: Hanoi city tour ( Meals: B, L )

OPTION 1: TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAYS, SUNDAY

07:45 - 08:30 Get picked up by our tour guide and bus. After short drive, start visiting first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake.

09:00 Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father, walking along Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived and worked from 1958 to 1969.

10:00 Visit One-Pillar Pagoda – the one modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi city.

11:00 Visit the colorful features of the 54 ethnic groups of Viet Nam in the Ethnology Museum.

13:00 Bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy the lunch.

14:00 Visit Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam's first university. It was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day.

15:30 Drive to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians. You also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.

16:00 Arrive back to your hotel.

 

OPTION 2: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY

07:45 - 08:30 Get picked up by our tour guide and bus then visit first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda. Experience our national heritage and the beautiful Buddhist relics on the West Lake.

09:30 Visit a sacred place to recall President Ho Chi Minh’s life and career in Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Stilt-house where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked from 1958 to 1969.

10:30 Visit One-Pillar Pagoda, the one modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi city in present days.

11:00 Visit the Temple of Literature, considering the first university of Viet Nam. The temple was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars.

12:30 Have Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter and relax.

13:30 Continue exploring the daily life of traditional ceramics village of Bat Trang. Visit the pottery showrooms and see how they modeled the products.

14:30 Drive back to Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to Van Xuong Saint and Tran Hung Dao General Commander for his struggle against Mongolians.

15:30 Arrive back your hotel.

Night 2: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi

 

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Cruise (Meals: B, L, D)

8:00 – 8:30: Tour guide and bus pick you up at the hotel. Heading to Halong bay after 4 hours in bus with short break time on the haft way.

12:45: Arrive Halong harbor. Crews welcome you on board with Welcome drink. Check in the cabin and enjoy the traditional Vietnamese Lunch.

After lunch time, free time to sunbathing on the sundeck, photo hunting while cruising among the hundreds of mountains.

15:00: Cruise anchors in the center of Halong Bay. Visiting the Amazing cave – one of the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.

16:00: Heading to Ti Tov island where you can hike up to the top to view whole bay, sunbathing on the sandy beach, swimming in the pure water.

17:15: Back to the boat. Enjoy the Sunset time with fruit and Wine.

Our chef on board will share with you how to make Vietnamese spring roll during the Cooking Demonstration, and you can experience to practice by yourself.

19:00: Dinner will be served with a lot of delicious Vietnamese foods.

After dinner, free time to watch movie, playing the card, or attend the Squid fishing game

 

Night 3: Overnight on Cruise

 

Day 4: Halong Bay – Kayaking – Hanoi - Overnight train to Da Nang (Meals: B, L)

You should wake up a little early to enjoy the Sunrise in Halong Bay – the nice moment during the trip.

7:00: Enjoy the breakfast

8:15: Going to do Kayaking among mountains, explore the beauty of Halong Bay by your own.

9:30: Get back to cruise, check out the cabin.

Then, take the leisurely time to rest on sundeck to view the bay.

11:00: Brunch will be served. Enjoy the meal while cruising back to Halong harbor

12:30: Get on the bus back to Hanoi with short break time on half way.

16:30 – 17:00: Arrive your hotel in Hanoi city.

Transfer to Hanoi train station to check in the soft sleeper berth to Da Nang

Train takes about 16 hours, along the train trip, you have the chance to see how beautiful is Vietnam with countryside scenery, local farmer’s life, simple and warmly villages…

Night 6: Overnight in the train

 

Day 5: Da Nang arrival – Pick up – Check in hotel in Hoi An ( Meal: No )

Our driver will pick you up at Da Nang train station and transfer you to Hoi An. Check in the hotel in Hoi An and take the free time to enjoy Hoi An old town.

 

Night 5: Overnight at hotel in Hoi An

 

Day 6: Farming & Fishing Trip ( Meal: B, L )

09:00 - 09:30 AM: Tour guide meet you at your hotel, cycle to a local farming village travelling along picturesque country roads, you have a chance to capture some amazing pictures with the farmers on the field, fishpond and the buffalo, you can also try to riding the water buffalo if you love it.

Keep riding to local home. Here, you will be welcome local water "En water". Then, the farmer will take you to the boat station, boarding across the coconut-palm flanked waterways far from the traffic the motor scooters, and the noises the city to learn and try how to use the local traditional fishing techniques using round and cast nets and paddle the Vietnamese bamboo basket boats.

After that, you will be shared the daily work in the rural by local farmers, you will join in the activities of the farmers – collecting seaweed fertilizer, sowing, raking, watering and picking.

Leaving the garden, you will back to the farmer's home and enjoy foot massage with the local herbal treatment.

After lunch, take a cycling back to you hotel.

13:30-14:00: Arrive your hotel in Hoi An. 

Night 6: Overnight at hotel in Hoi An



Day 7: Hoi An - My Son full day  (Meal: B, Light Lunch)

8:00  –  8:30: The  bus  and  tour  guide  pick  you  up  at  your  hotel  
8:30: Leaving Hoi An for My Son HolyLand.
9:30: Arriving in My Son - the Holyland surrounded by the marvelous mountains, 48km west of Hoi An. My  Son  was  chosen  as  a  religious  center,  built  in  the  late  4th  century  under  the  Cham’s  King Bhadravaman. It is a huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples of different architectures. Wander through the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people, tourists are welcomed at the Old Tower of the Cham. Spend 2 hours to enjoy and discover the beauty of Ancient buildings at of the Champa  Kingdom with our tour guide.
12.00: Leaving My Son for Cau Lau boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon river.
You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air. You will have soft lunch (My Quang traditional noodle), then  get boat trip visit Thu Bon river, stopping for visiting at Kim Bong Carpentry Village – The traditional work village.
14:30: The boat trip will finish at Boat station.

Night 7: Overnight in hotel in Hoi An

Day 8: Hoi An – Da Nang airport – Ho Chi Minh city ( Meal: B )

Free day to visit Hoi An old town with the best silk product and peaceful landscape until transfer to Da Nang airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

Then, our driver pick you up at Tan Son Nhat airport – check in the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

 

Night 8: Overnight in hotel in HCMC



Day 9: HCMC - Mekong Delta – Cai Be floating village ( Meal: B, L )

(start 7.30 – return 17.00 )

You are picked up at hotel between 7:30AM to 8:00AM and start a full day to explore the Mekong Delta. For those with just a short time, this trip provides an overview of this typical Vietnam. On the way you can see the green paddy fields stretching towards the horizon (3 hours drive).

After arrival in Cai Be, we will on board for an exploration of lush vegetations of Mekong Delta and the lively floating market buyers bargaining. Next a rowing boat rides on the maze of shady canals to arrive at a local orchard to visit the daily activities the handicraft villages of local people. Break time for lunch at the fruit garden.

After lunch, take a boat along the Mekong River to Vinh Long - a center of tropical fruit; stop in for a short visit to Vinh Long market. Go across My Thuan suspension bridge and drop by Mekong Rest Stop before going back to Saigon.

 

Night 9: Overnight at hotel in HCM city

 

Day 10: HCMC – Cu Chi tunnel haft day ( Meals: B, L )

Cu Chi tunnel system was built by the Communist guerrilla troop knows as Viet Cong during the Vietnam War to combat the American colonial and South Vietnamese force. The system is of over 220 km of tunnels became a legendary and special architecture lying deeply underground. The tunnels were a function, including a lot of trap doors, storage facilities, specially constructed living areas, hospitals, command centers & kitchens. Nowadays, Cu Chi tunnel became very popular for both of Vietnamese and foreign travellers.

08:30 Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start drive to Cu Chi which located 60km from HCM city, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti-American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for Original tunnels system of over 220km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.

The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors 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 visitors will see show Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants.

here you can try to Crawl through tunnels (do not apply for very fat people and very old people)

12:00 Have lunch in a local restaurant

13:00 Back to Ho Chi Minh City

14:00 Arrive in your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Night 10: Overnight in Hotel in Ho Chi Minh


Day 11: HCMC - Airport transfer - end the trip (Meal: B )
 
This day you are free to visit Ho Chi Minh City and shopping souvenir until transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for your flight back home.
Trip ends.

 

Who should participate? - This tour is suited for every travelers, children as well.

Price structure: - Price quote is based on per person basic

 

For further information, please visit our website: vietnamrealtour.com

To get in touch, please call: 0084 976 242 887 Or email us: info@vietnamrealtour.com

 

 

Hotel in 3 star package

Hotel in Hanoi

Hotel name: HM Boutique Hotel or similar

Add: 3 Hang Dau str

Room Type: Deluxe Room

 

Hotel in Hue

Hotel name: Hue Serena Palace hotel Or similar

Add: 21 Lane 42 Nguyen Cong Tru str, Hue city

Room type: Superior room

 

Hotel in Hoi An

Hotel name: KimAn Hoi An Hotel or similar

Add: 461-463 Hai Ba Trung str, Hoi An city

Room type: Superior room

 

Hotel in HCM city

Hotel name: Elios Sai Gon Hotel or similar

Add: 233 Pham Ngu Lao str, HCM city

Room type: Superior Room

 

Halong cruise

Cruise name: Apricot cruise Or Similar cruise

Room type: Deluxe Cabin      

Price: 1359 usd/person

Single Suppliment: 579 usd

Children Policy:

Kid under 3 year olds will be free charge

Kid from 3 to 6 year olds will be charged 50% to cover for the train and flight tickets.

Kid from 7 to 9 year olds will be charged 75% to cover for the train and flight tickets and a bed in room with parents.

Kid from 10 year olds will be charged as an adult.

NOTES:

Above package and price is for 3 star hotel and cruise level, if you want to upgaded to 4 or 5 star, please email us !

If you wanna travel from South up to North, please let us know!

You want start the tour from Ho Chi Minh city and finish tour in Hanoi, please advise !

Surcharge if upgrade from the train ticket to the flight ticket from Hanoi to Danang, please advise !

Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites

Any time you can travel Vietnam but The best time to travel Vietnam is from Oct to end of May.

You want extend your trip, please advise!

Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites

Warm cloths need to pack during Nov to Feb.

What to bring:

Sun block, sport shoes, cash for personal expenses, and hat or umbrella, sun-glass, sun-cream, insect repellent

Wearing the long-clothes covering your knees while visiting temple, pagoda, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum.

Original passport

Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.

Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.

Warm clothes from October to March!