Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Arriving in Noi Bai international airport. Met and transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tours
Breakfast in hotel then starting the city tour by visiting Ngoc Son temple, cyclo riding along the Hanoi Old Quarters (a trip by electricity car is optional), visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and His House, One Pillar Pagoda. Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda, the Ethnology Museum, the Literature Temple. Enjoying the Water Puppets Show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay (Lunch + Dinner)
Breakfast in hotel then leaving for Halong bay which is about 160km from Hanoi with stopover on the way for photo and refreshment. Arrive in Halong, take a cruise on the emerald green waters of the Bay, among 3000 spectacular limestone islands. We visit Surprise Grotto, swimming in Titov Beach. Dinner and overnight on junk.
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi - train to Sapa
Breakfast on junk then continuing to cruise the bay for 02 hours before returning to the whaft for transferring to Hanoi. Taking a night train to Lao Cai.
Day 5: Cat Cat village - Sin Chai village
Arrive Lao Cai train station, transfer to have breakfast then continue to Sapa. Check in hotel then trekking to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H’Mong tribe. Visiting the Hydroelectric Station in the valley built by French in early 20th century. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 6: Lao Chai village - Ta Van village
Breakfast in hotel then trekking down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Day tribes then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area. You go back to Sapa by motorbike . Transfer down to Lao Cai Station for dinner then taking the night train to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
Day 7: Hanoi - Flight to Saigon
Arrive Ha Noi train station in the morning. Transfer to restaurant for breakfast then transfer to Noi Bai airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Visiting Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathredal, City Hall, Chinatown, Thien Hau pagoda, lacquerware workshop. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 8: Tay Ninh Temple - Cu Chi Tunnels
Breakfast in hotel then transfer to Cu Chi to visit an amazing underground tunnels system made by the guerillas to resist the American during Vietnam war. On the way, you will go to Tay Ninh Holy See - the hub for Caodaism - a religion locally orginated early 20th century. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 9: Mekong Delta - Home stay in Can Tho
Breakfast in hotel then starting the trip to Mekong Delta. Passing by the My Tho fishing port. On cruise to the Qui (Tortoise island ). Change into small boat to enter Que Son natural canal belonging to Ben Tre province. Taking another boat trip on Tan thach natural cal cal with visits at bee farm and coconut candy mill. Transfer to Can Tho and to the Phong Dien village to spend the night with "a Vietnamese family".
Day 10: Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating markets
Breakfast in house then taking a boat trip to visit the the Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating market which are the most original ones in the area to learn more about the daily activities of the local one. Visit rice – noodles workshop. Back to Saigon for overnight.
Day 11: Departure
Breakfast in hotel then transfer to the aiport for departure. End of the tour.
- Twin shared /double rooms with daily breakfast
- Home staying in Mekong Delta
- Private transfer as per program
- English speaking tour guides (Other languages are available upon request)
- Train fare Hanoi - Lao Cai (tourist train with A/C cabin)
- Air tickets from Hanoi to Saigon and airport tax (Vietnam airlines)
- Boat trips in Ha Long bay, Perfume River, Mekong Delta
- Entrances fees
- Bottled water
- Visa to Vietnam
- Meals are quoted separately (USD 7-10 / person / meal)
- Air ticket to/from Vietnam and airport tax
- Personal expenses
- Single room