15 Days Highlight Vietnam from South up to Central and North

Duration: 15 Days
Transport: Bus, Boat, Train, Plane
Tour code: VRT63
Welcome to Vietnam! We would like treating you by all the MUST SEE attractions in Vietnam from South, Central up to North. From the floating life on Mekong Delta, impressive architecture in Hoi An historical in Hue, stunning view in Halong Bay to panorama sightseeing in Tam Coc. Please let’s contact us and offer yourself the lovely vacation.
$1,329.00

Inclusion

Accommodation’s 14 nights: 3 nights at 3 star hotel in Ho Chi Minh city, 3 nights at 3 star hotel in Hoi An, 2 nights at 3 star hotel in Hue, 1 night on the train, 4 nights at 3 star hotel in Hanoi, 1 night on 3 star Halong cruise.

Private return airport transfer in Ho Chi Minh city, Da Nang, Hanoi

Private Train station transfer in Hue and Hanoi

Flight ticket Ho Chi Minh – Da Nang with 20 kg checked baggage and 7 kg hand check

Train ticket Hue – Hanoi (Soft sleeping bed sharing 4 people per cabin)

Transportation with Air- conditioner in tour

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

English speaking tour guide in Mekong Delta – Cai Be floating village tour, My Son sanctuary Tour, Hue city tour, Halong Bay Tour, Hoa Lu – Tam Coc day tour.

All entrance fees as mentioned

Boat trip in Mekong River

Cycling time in Mekong Delta

Boat trip in Hoi An

Hue city visit

Swimming time in Halong bay

Kayaking time in Halong bay

Cooking Demonstration in Halong bay

Rowing boat time in Tam Coc

Cycling time in Tam Coc

Complimentary water

All applicable VAT and Taxes.

Exclusion

Return airfares from your country to Vietnam

Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses

Tax and service charge

Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages

Visa to Vietnam

Highlight

Taking photo of Floating Market in Mekong River

Biking in Mekong Delta to visit the local lives

Exploring the culture of Cham Pa Kingdom in Hoi An

Understanding the Vietnamese history in Hue

Kayaking in World Natural Heritage – Halong Bay

Rowing boat rip with local rower to visit the beauty of “Halong Bay on Land” – Tam Coc

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival – Airport pick up – Hotel check in (Meal:No)

 

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. You are in the biggest city in our country with several strange things offering you exploring.

Driver picks you up at Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer you the hotel in the center. Taking your own leisurely time visiting the local Vietnamese lives.

Overnight at hotel in HCM city.

Note: Hotel check-in time: 13:00

 

Day 2: HCM free and easy (Meal:B)

 

Today, as a nice chance to discover the biggest city in Vietnam by your own. Tasting the local foods, very tasty local Coffee, experiencing the local lives in Ben Thanh Market…,

Optional: Cu Chi war tunnel day trip, Ho Chi Minh city tour, Local street food tour

Overnight at hotel in HCM city

 

 

Day 3: Mekong Delta – Cai Be floating village (Meal:B,L)

 

06:30 AM : Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Depart for Cai Be by car/van via Trung Luong Expressway.

On arrival in Cai Be, set off for the Cai Be floating market by motor boats and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander in small villages, visit fruit plantations, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.

Afterwards, paddling through a series of small canals to experience the charm of the Upper Mekong Delta. Arrive in Tan Phong Island, the green pearl where you can enjoy yourself with the nature.

Lunch time is a good chance to get closer with the local and you will learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Food is cooked by yourself, and fresh river food is served in the heart of the garden.

Cycle in the village path through orchards. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong Delta.

Take a boat ride back to Cai Be and meet your bus for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City. End your trip.

Overnight at hotel in HCM city

 

 

Day 4: HCM city – Flight to Da Nang - Hoi An (Meal:B)

 

After Breakfast, please spend your own time to viewing the local and shopping souvenir for yourfamily, until the time driver picks you up at your hotel and transfer you to Tan Son Nhat airport for your flight to Da Nang city.

Your driver in Da Nang welcome you at Da Nang airport and transfer you to the hotel in Hoi An. On the way to Hoi An, it is as a lovely time to see how beautiful Vietnam is. Check in Hoi An old town. You may cannot imagine before that such a lovely Hoi An town! Colorful lanterns along each street, old houses were built in 17th Century, mixed culture of Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese. You’ll feel the peace of mind.

Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

 

 

Day 5: Hoi An – My Son sanctuary (Meal:B,L)

 

7:30 – 8:0: The bus and tour guide pick you up at your hotel for My Son trip. Leaving Hoi An for My Son HolyLand. After one hours driving, arrive 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. As a tower garden, My Son 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. Not only visit an interesting place, but also you can understand much more about the culture and civilization of ancient Champa people. Spending about 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, get on the boat at boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon river. All the local life of local people will appear on your eyes. You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air. You will have soft lunch on the boat and see the beautiful views along the river

13:30: The boat trip will finish at Bach Dang Boat station. Our driver will pick you up to local restaurant for lunch. Back to your hotel after lunch & End your trip!

Overnight at hotel in Hoi An

 

 

Day 6: Hoi An free time (Meal:B)

 

Hoi An on foot is one of the best way exploring the history, culture and local things. You also can do biking by your own visiting street by street with several temple and pagodas, tailor made costume, lantern handmade, or tasting a Coffee cup on the Thu Bon riverside.

Optional: Rice Planting and Fishing Trip, Rowing Basket boat and Buffalo Riding, Hue city Tour

Overnight at hotel in Hoi An

 

 

Day 7: Hoi An – Exploring Hai Van Giant Pass – Hue City by Motorbike (Meal:B)

 

Take your free morning to visit Hoi An old town by your own before driver pick you up and transfer you to HUE. Hai Van Giant Pass where you stop on the way to see the most giant Pass in Vietnam is most famous and very beautiful spot in the Center to see. Driving on the pass which separates the Sea and Mountain with the stunning and breathtaking view offer you an unforgettable memory.

Arriving Hue city – ancient capital of Vietnam, you are leisurely to explore the history of Vietnam with Royal palace, King tombs…

Overnight at hotel in Hue city.

 

 

Day 8: Hue city tour (Meal:B,L)

 

7:45 – 8:30: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and depart Hue city tour.

Take a visit:

-        Dragon boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda - The oldest pagoda in Hue city.

-        Imperial Citadel by car – The home of Vietnam's last royal dynasty - the Nguyen Dynasty.

-        Hue Royal Antiques Museum - A collection of ornaments from the Nguyen Dynasty.

-        Dong Ba Market to see the daily life of local people.

-        Taking the boat trip on Perfume River to see the local life along the river.

Enjoy Lunch at local restaurant.

After Lunch time, continue to visit:

-        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.

-        Conical hat making village, incense stick making village

16:00 – 16:30:  Back to your hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Hue.

 

 

Day 9: Hue – Train to Hanoi city (Meal:B)

 

Today, you have the free day to visit Hue city, tasting the famous Bun Bo Hue (Beef Rice noodle), experiencing by foot the local life style, until the time driver pick up and transfer you to Hue train station for train to Hanoi city.

Overnight on train.

 

 

Day 10: Hanoi arrival (Meal:No)

 

Welcome to Hanoi city – capital of Vietnam. Driver picks you up and take you to the hotel in Hanoi old quarter.

Known as the most interesting place in Hanoi city, the old quarter with the ancient house, traditional architecture, colorful lives, several street foods… a lovely place you can see the real Vietnam is.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

 

 

Day 11: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise (Meal: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

Overnight on cruise

 

 

Day 12: Halong Bay – Kayaking – Hanoi ( 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.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

 

 

Day 13: Hanoi free time (Meal:No)

 

You could wake up early to see the quiet Hanoian lives around Hoan Kiem Lake – most important and beautiful lake in Hanoi city. A visit of foot in the old 36 streets quarter is one of the best way to explore Hanoi by your own. Meeting the street vendor, view the tiny chair on the street side where local people are drinking the coffee or green tea, the strange electric cable on the street, very excited traffic in the old town…every images will be deeply in your mind about Hanoi city – a peaceful and lovely point.

Optional: Hanoi street food walking tour, Perfume Pagoda tour, Water Puppet Show

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

 

 

Day 14: Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc 1 Day Tour (Meal:B,L)

 

8:00 – 8:30: Driver and tour guide will meet you at your hotel and depart the Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour.

Bus will stop on the half way to get the break time after 1 hour and half in the bus. At this moment, you can stretch your legs and take some photos of countryside.

Keep heading to Hoa Lu – the ancient capital of Vietnam in 10th century under 2 Dynasties: Dinh and Le Empire. You will understand much more about Vietnam with King Dinh and King Le’s temple. Through this trip, you have the chance to find out about the history, culture, architecture, and development of Vietnam what is still maybe strange of you.

Then, bus will transfer you to the local restaurant where you have the buffet Lunch with a lot of local food. And one of most special and famous in Ninh Binh is goat meat.

After Lunch time, tour guide will help you understanding about Tam Coc before enjoy the rowing boat time on Ngo Dong River. Ngo Dong river meanders among the mountains and you will have the feeling that we are living in the most peaceful and beautiful place in the world. Boat takes you through the 3 caves ( Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba ). You see not only the “Halong Bay on land”, but also you have the chance to meet the local farmers who is working in the rice field. Lovely time to understand more the local countryside’s life in Vietnam.

After rowing boat time in Tam Coc, you are riding bicycle to the paddy field and through the local villages to discover the simple daily life of local people, you will have the awesome experience in the country.

16:00: Get back the bus and heading back to Hanoi. Saying goodbye the lovely point.

18:30: Arrive the hotel in Hanoi old quarter. Trip ends.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

 

 

Day 15: Hanoi Departure (Meal:B)

 

Today, you are free to visit Hanoi Old Quarter with long history and culture, shopping the souvenir for family until the transfer to Noi Bai airport for your flight out.

If you did not want to leave, please let us know to extend your trip with more stunning natural landscape, such as Sapa breathtaking terrace rice fields, Mai Chau rural mountain, Ba Be Lake – Ban Gioc giant waterfall…

Price: 1329 usd per person for Twin share

Single supplement: surcharge 395 usd

Children Policy:

Children is under 4 year old: FOC

Children from 5 to 8 year old: 75% of Adult price

Children is from 9 year old: full charge as Adult's price

 

Cancellation Policy:

Free cancellation if cancel the Booking 15 days before departure date

50% charge if cancel the Booking 10 days before departure date

75% charge if cancel the Booking 7 days before departure date

100% charge if cancel the Booking 5 days before departure date

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

Dotor is not availble, please bring your own medicine

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!