Vietnam overview 15 days

Vietnam package

Hanoi- Sapa – Ha long Bay – Hue – Hoi An – Nha Trang

 – Mekong –Ho Chi Minh city

 

Location - Duration

Duration: 15 day(s)

Location: Around Vietnam

Day 01: Hanoi – Airport pick up

- Pick up the flight…..to Hanoi then transfer to hotel in the old quarters

- Hanoi briefings

- Free and easy in the afternoon

Inclusive services: Transfer, tour guide and hotel 2*

Day 02: Hanoi city tour – Night train to Sapa

- 7hh30. the van takes you to the complex of Ho Chi Minh comprising Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, museum and stilt house and one Plillar pagoda

- Visit Vietnam Ethnology museum where you can see 54 different minorities of Vietnam with their typical custom and clothes, working materials

- Visit the Temple of Literature – the place of the first University and temple for Confucius in Vietnam.

+ In the afternoon

- Visit Bat Trang ceramic handicraft village

- Free time for dinner

- 20h00 transfer to Hanoi railway station for the night train to Sapa

Inclusive services: A private car, tour guide, entrance fees and meal (B+ L)

+ Train ticket (type: 4 soft beds in a cabin with a/c)

Day 03: Sa Pa trekking – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village

- 6 hrs trekking throughout 3 hamlets - visit 3 different kinds of minority

- 06h00 you will arrive at the last arrival station – Lao Cai station.

- Our tour guide will pick you up and drive to Sapa for a shower, and breakfast

- Trek down to YlinhHo then Lao Chai village of the black H’mong people.

- After a picnic lunch, continue trekking to Ta Van village, visit the Dzay’s families and Giang Ta Chai village of the red Dzao minority.

- Visit and stay overnight in a red Dzao family close to a beautiful waterfall among hills and rain forest with your tour guide and the house owners, we will set up a temporary cooking class to learn how to cook Vietnamese food for dinner.

Finally join for dinner and get to know local typical traditional customs, cultural features...

Inclusive services: Transfer, tour guide, home-stay permit and meals (B + L + D)

Day 04: Giang Ta Chai - Su Pan - Sa Pa – Lao Cai - Hanoi

- In the early morning you will be sure to be woken up by the households but lucky to see how is their daily life for a new day coming

- Enjoy some pancakes made by your tour guide’s skillful hands.

- Say good bye and start a new trek with more stunning landscapes and other ethnic minority villages dotted as far as your eyes sigh.

- Finally a Russian jeep to return you to Sa Pa

- Stroll throughout Sapa old hill station to visit Sapa market, Sapa church and the French colonial ruins

- 18h30 we drive down to Lao Cai station for the night train to Hanoi at 21h15

Inclusive services: Tour guide, transfer, Russian jeep, meals (B + L) and train ticket (same class)

Day 05: Ha Noi - Ha Long bay - Bai Tu Long area

- 04h40 you will arrrive in Hanoi, transfer to Vega Travel office, get room for break until 08h00 take part in Vega Travel’s daily group tour to Halong Bay - A 3-hr drive to Ha Long boat station.

- 12h00 Welcome on Board then enjoy a seafood lunch (possible for vegetarian food)

In the afternoon

- Cruise through the bay to visit fighting cock stone, couple tone and floating fishing village

Visit the nicest largest cave of the bay called Hang Sung Sot (Surprising cave).

- Start kayaking to get in untouched lanes, close views to shaped limestone mountains especially to Floating fishing villages and Tunnel grottoes.

- Relax on Ti Top beach or climb up its top for a universal view of the jewel bay.

- Anchor among Bai Tu Long bay, Ha Long bay and Lan Ha bay for dinner and a lovely peaceful night on the boat in a tranquil area surrounded by mountain – safety

Inclusive services: (Joining Vega group 13 people)

Vega Travel van and boat, E/p tour guide, kayak, entrance fee, meals (L + D)

Boat acc: Air-condition rooms, own bathroom inside and ocean viewing window

Day 06:Lan Ha bay - Ha Long – Hanoi – Night train to Hue

- Enjoying the dawn covering the jewel bay meanwhile having breakfast.

- Continue boating to Lan Ha bay for different views of limestone forest and lagoons

- Cruise back to Ha Long bay on another route that will lead you through its fabulous different sea scenery, stop for swimming and relax before head up to HaLong wharf

In the afternoon

- 11h30 check out the boat, transfer to the restaurant for lunch

- 13h30 drive back to Hanoi and arrival at 16h30 – 17h00

18h00 transfer to Hanoi station for the night train to Hue at 19h00

Inclusive services: (Joining Vega group 12 people)

Vega Travel van and boat, E/p tour guide, meals (B + L) and train ticket (same class)

Day 07: Hue - Sightseeing

- 07h15 you will arrive Hue, transfer to hotel

- After brekfast, take a boat ride alongside the Perfume river, enjoy countryside villages and spectacular landscape on both sides of the river.

- Call on to visit Thien Mu, the Heaven female pagoda, one of the oldest of Vietnam.

- Keep boating to Khai Dind tomb - A worth seeing by its huge architecture.

In the afternoon

- Visit the Ngo Mon main gate, the Purple Forbidden City. Visiting and learning about the last dynasty Nguyen in VietNam from 1802 – 1945. In here you can look back the moment of regime changing, the communist party standing for the endness of Emperors 'rule.

- Visit the lasting remaining ruins combined between the old Vietnamese Sino – Chinese architecture.

- Free and easy in Hue

Inclusive services: Private car, boat, tour guide, entrance fees, hotel 3* and meals (B)

Day 08: Hue – Hoi An

A special driving over the Hai Van Pass, the highest mountain range lying horizontally partition the north and the south.

- Enjoy the real spectacular scenery at the top of 1260m

In the afternoon

- After lunch, visit the Cham museum with many cultural objects displaying as antique statues carved in 13 th century, here you will also look back the spirit cultural life of the Cham…

- On the way to Hoi An, we visit the Mable mountain.

- Free time and easy in Hoi An

Inculsive services: Private car, tour guide, entrance fees, meals (B) and  hotel

Day 09: Hoi An – Sightseeing

- Take a walking tour around the old quarter Hoi An, the unique ancient town is being preserved considerably intact.

- You will learn about Hoi An prosperity in 15th century and its redevelopment in 18 th century as the biggest water trading port of the Indochina did business with Japan, China, Indo and Spain that reflected on the special fusion combination of architecture of the town as Chua Cau Bridge pagoda a Japanese ruin and Phuc Kien Hoi Quan, a Chinese…

In the afternoon

- Free and easy.

- Inculsive services: Tour guide, entrance fees, meals (B) and  hotel:

Day 10: Hoi An – Da Nang - Nha Trang

- 08h00 check out the hotel, transfer to Da Nang airport for the flight VN335 to Nha Trang at 09h45

- 10h45 landed, pick up at Cam Ranh airport to Nha Trang.

In the afternoon

- Free and easy to relax on Nha Trang beach

- Overnight in Nha Trang

Inclusive services: Transfer, flight ticket and  hotel 3*

Day 11: Nha Trang

 – Joining boat trip to Hon Tam and Hon Mun and around the green bay. Relax on Nha Trang beach

Inclusive services: Joining boat trip tour (facilities and lunch)  hotel 3*

Day 12: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh

- Take the flight to Ho Chi Minh at lunch time

- Transfer to  hotel, check in then free time

In the afternoon

- Visit Notre Dame cathedral, the oldest of all Vietnam was built between 1877 and 1833 when the French colonized from 1858 to 1954 and visit the Catholicism widely spread overall Vietnam.

- Visit The Presidential Palace where was historical marked the moment of changing regime Vietnamese communist party standing for the Sai Gon puppet Government in April. 30.1975

- Visit the War Remnant Museum preserving the remains of the American war from 1945 to 1975, learn about Vietnam guerillas (See Cu Chi tunnels).

- Free time to attend Cho Lon market and the Chinese quarters

Inclusive services: Transfer, flight ticket, tour guide, entrance fees and hotel 3*

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho

- 08h00 Pick up at  hotel for a drive down to My Tho town

- Take the boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal, view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river sides.

- Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise island.

- Lunch served in the heart of the orchard.

- Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees.

- Visit the family where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle.

- Biking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motorised boat. Proceed to Can Tho.

- Dinner and stay in a local farmer family (homestay)

Inclusive services: A private car, boat, tour guide and homestay + meals (B + L + D)

Day 14: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – HCM

- 7:00 After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sence right at the time.

- Keep cruising through the small chanels system, visit the rice noodles making viallge. - ---Experience the " monkey Bridge " in the Delta.

- Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang.

- Break time for lunch.

- Return to Hochiminh city via Vinh Long to visit the local snake market.

- Arrive in HCM at 16h00

- Check in hotel again

- Free and easy – Overnight the hotel in the old quarters

Inclusive services: A private car, boat, tour guide and + meals (B) and hotel3*

Day 15: HCM departure

Inclusive services:

Transfer + meals (B)

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