Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (--/--/--)
Arrive at Noi Bai international airport. Met and transfer to hotel for check-in by tour guide and vehicle. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tours - Night train to Sapa (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then doing the city tour with visits to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One pillar pagoda, Temple of Literature (paying tribute to Confusian and other Vietnamese and Chinese scholars) and the Museum of Ethnology. Visit Ngoc Son temple and lake of Returned Sword. Transfer to railway station for the night train to Laocai.
Day 3: Sapa Trekking (B/--/--)
Arriving early Lao Cai railway station. Having breakfast in Lao Cai town then transfer to Sapa. Chekc in hotel then starting trekking in Lao Chai and Tavan hill tribe village which is home to H'mong, and Dzay people to meet the people and explore the life of the people in Vietnam mountainous areas. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 4: Bac Ha - Night train to Hanoi (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then heading out for a colourful hilltribe bazzar of Bac Ha which is considered the most wonderful market in extreme north west of Vietnam. After visiting the market, walking to Flower H’mong village of Ban Pho we then transfer back to Lao Cai station for the train to Hanoi.
Note: The Bac Ha Market is held on Sundays only. If your schedule is not fit the the date, we can arrange visits to other hill tribal marketlike Can Cau on Saturdays or Coc Ly on Tuesday.
Day 5 + 6: Tours to Halong Bay (B/--/--)
Arriving Hanoi early morning then transfer to restaurant for breakfast. Heading east for 3 hours to reach Halong Bay - Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994. Boarding a junk in the Wharf of Halong and cruise the Bay, you will reach the breathtaking views of Halong seascape and discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay. Visiting the Surprising Grotto, swimming in Titov beach. Back to Hanoi next day for overnight.
Day 7: Perfume Pagoda (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then departing Hanoi for Perfume Pagoda through the picturesque countryside before boarding our boats for a 1.5 hour ride along the scenic Yen river. Walking to the Thien Tru Pagoda (Heavens Kitchen) and the Perfume Cave and Pagoda (by Cable car - two way). Overnight in Hanoi
Day 8: Hanoi - Flight to Hue (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then transferred to airport for the flight to Hue. Enjoy the architectural works of Nguyen Dynasty, the last Vietnam feudal dynasty in Royal Citadel, Forbidden City and Hue Royal Museum, and visit Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.
Day 9: Royal Tombs and Pagodas Tours (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then taking a boat ridden along the poetic Perfume River, you can reach Thien Mu Pagoda, the centre of Buddhism of the city, and the Tomb of King Minh Mang. Going by car to the Tomb of King Tu Duc, the best-reserved early 19th architecture of Nguyen Dynasty. Overnight in Hue.
Day 10: Hue - Hoi An (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then heading South to Hoian Ancient town with stopovers to sightsee the Marble Mt., the famous China Beach, enjoy landscape of Hai Van (the Cloudy Mountain Pass) and Lang Co Beach. Walking over the tile-roofed Japanese Bridge, visit taciturn Chinese Assembly Halls and Trading Houses, pagodas. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 11: Hoi An - Danang - Nha Trang (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then transferred to Danang airport for the flight to Nha Trang. Visiting Thap Ba Hot Spring Center. Relaxing and gain your health in Mud bathing and Minerals Springs swimming. Visiting the Cham Po Nagar Temples and Long Son pagoda. Overnight in Nha trang.
Day 12: Nha Trang - Dalat City (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then departing for Dalat via Ngoan Muc Pass. Passing the spectacular view of the ancient tower Po Klong Garai built by the Cham nation in Phan Rang-Thap Cham City. In Dalat, visiting the Summer Palace of Bao Dai, the last King of Vietnam, Tuyen Lam Reservoir, Truc Lam grandiose temple and Dalat Flower Garden. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 13: Dalat - Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then transferring to airport for the flight to Saigon. City tour to the Reunification Palace, Post Office in colonial-style and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Go on to visit Thien Hau pagoda and Cho Lon – a Chinatown in Vietnam. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 14: Mekong Delta (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then driving southward to Cat Be floating market with local people being occupied in selling, purchasing, exchanging goods from their boats. Take a walk thru the orchards and visit the rice-paper making and rice crips family factories of the Mekong people. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 15: Tay Ninh Holy See - Cu Chi Tunnles (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then departing for Tay Ninh - the centre of Caodaism which is just originated early 20th century. The Cao Dai is a kind of mixture religion of Vietnamese Southerner which paying tribute to Confucius, Victor Hugo, Buddha, ... Visiting Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War with hundreds of underground structures where covered the VC during the war nearby Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 16: Departure (B/--/--)
Breakfast in hotel then transferred to the airport for the departure flight back home. End of the tour.
- English speaking tour guides.
- Train fare Hanoi-Lao Cai (A/C cabin)
- Twin-shared/double rooms
- Daily breakfast
- Private transfer (A/C)
- Boat trip in Halong bay, Mekong Delta, Perfume River, Perfume Pagoda
- Admission fees
- Bottled fresh water
- Airfare to/from Vietnam
- Airport tax if applicable
- Meals are quoted separately
- Visa to Vietnam
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities