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Day 1: Fly to Sai Gon
Fly to Hanoi, depend on your time arrival the rest of the day is yours to soaking up the local culture.
Day 2: Cu Chi & City Tour (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel, you will take a short sight-seeing: visit Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, the War Remnants Museum. Then, a half-day excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250km, from Saigon to the Cambodian border, and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today, the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction, giving you a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War must have been like. Back to the city for free shopping at Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 3: HCMC – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B/L)
Depart at 8:00 AM to Cai Be by air-conditioned bus. Have a motorized boat ride to see round Cai Be floating market with local people being selling, buying, exchanging goods from their boats.Walk around to see orchard, rice paper making, rice scrispies producing process, ect…Stop for a rest, a free Vietnamese lunch including tropical fruits, traditional music. Boat through a village to see peaceful tranquil life of villagers, admire marvelous natural setting of Mekong Delta region. Take a boat trip through some islands and cross Mekong river to Vinh Long, then proceed to visit Can Tho. Overnight Can Tho.
Day 4: Can Tho – Floating Market – HCMC – fly to Da Nang (B/L)
Early wake-up for a visit to the famous Cai Rang Floating Market up at 6am which only operates from 5am to 8am every day. Next, visit a rice husking mill, fruit gardens. Enjoy tropical fruit, see the peaceful life in the rural area. Have lunch in Can Tho before going back to Saigon for flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival Da Nang, you will be welcomed by our tour guide/ driver and transfer to hotel in Hoi An for check in. Free & easy in your own way.
Day 5: Tra Que village (B/L)
Cycling into the countryside to the small farming community of Tra Que Vegetable Village. Here you can enjoy the lush green countryside and see the farmers at work, later learn to make vietnamese spring roll and free on foot massage by herbs. Afternoon, free walking to visit the charming of Hoi An town. Visit a lovely old-style house, Japanese Bridge, a Chinese temple and the market
Day 6: Free & Easy Hoi An (B)
Today is free for you to enjoy sightseeing at this ancient town with numerous interesting places. It is time for you to explore art and handicraft galleries, try on clothes tailor-made, relax at the riverside restaurants or take the short journey to the nearby beach. Overnight in Hoi An
Day 7: Hoi An – Transfer to Hue (B)
Leave Hoi an for Hue with a stop at the Marble Mountains en route. Taking the scenic route to Hue over the Hai Van Pass. The rest of the day is at leisure or take a cyclo to enjoy Hue.
Day 8: Hue City Tour (B/L)
The epitome of Vietnam’s dynastic past, Hue is a dignified and scholarly city. This morning explore the Imperial Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City before visiting the Royal Tomb of Minh Mang and the Thien Mu Pagoda which overlooks the Perfume River. Continue to visit Dong Ba market. Then free & easy in your ow way.
Day 9: Hue – Fly to Hanoi – Street Food Tour (B/D)
Free at leisure until transfer to airport for flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by our guide and transferred to old town for check-in hotel. Late afternoon, enjoy Hanoi Street Food Tour for 3 hours. We always do highly recommend the customers could do this option. It could be considered as indoor trip that bring to you a new feeling about Vietnam cuisine. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 10: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Our guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at lobby of hotel and start journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see everyday Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay’s 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and later there is opportunity for an evening swim from the side of the boat. Spend the night on our luxurious boat.
Day 11: Halong bay – Hanoi – Night train Sapa (B/L)
Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Cave of Surprises, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbour and the return Hanoi around 4.30pm & drop at Hanoi train station. Take the overnight train to Lao Cai. Spend your night in a train with soft sleeper
Day 12: Sapa – Trekking to Villages (B/L/D)
Arrive at Lao Cai railway station at about 06:00am and local driver and guide will welcome you take a drive uphill to the moutainous town of sapa where the monotony of the expansive green landscape is enlivened by the colours of its hill tribes. Departure at 08.30 to 09.00am. walk from Sapa downhill along a narrow trail for an hour through fruit gardens and vegetable farms to the southern end of Cat Cat village (from 1,486m to 1,288m). Then follow the steps down to Muong Hoa River, enjoy a short rest near Cat Cat waterfall (1,212m). Walk up the steps again and trek along the Vang stream for another hour softly downhill from 1, 212m to 1,188m. Cross the Vang stream to other bank and then lunch break. After lunch, the trail winds up steep hills to 1,227 for two hours through rice paddies, corn fields and later rain forest before graduallt descending for another 2 hours to wards Y Linh Ho Village (at 1,018m), another village of the Black Hmong with lot of traces of slash and burn agriculture along the way. Transfer to Ta Van village, dinner with local family and overnight with them. Overnight in a local house with a Dzay family. Hotel is available at your request.
- Trekking distance: 10km – 6 to 7 hours ~~ mix of single track, dirty trail and tarmac road
- Car support: 8km/drop off at Cat Cat village and pick up at Y Linh Ho and transfer to Ta Van
Day 13: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai (B/L)
After breakfast with the family, say goodbye to the host take another light trek through bamboo forests to Giang Ta Chai Village – home of Red Dzao and H’mong peoples. Explore this quitet village of half an hour, then following the trail to the buttom of the valley, crossing the Muong Hoa River again to other ban. Walk ends up as reaching to the motor way at about 04.00pm, pick up for 18km road transfer back to Sapa. Overnight on a 4-berth A/C cabin, soft sleeper on the train back to Hanoi.
Day 14: Hanoi (B)
Arrival in Hanoi in the early morning. Make your own way to Hotel in Old Town (early check in booked), free for leisure in your own way. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 15: Hanoi – fly to Luang Prabang (B)
Morning flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival, we are met at the airport by your private guide and driver then transferred to hotel. Free time for you until your guide will pick you up at lobby of hotel and start visiting Phousi Hill, the 328 steps leads to the summit of Phousi hill that dominates the sky-line of Luang Prabang overlooking the finest panoramic view in the whole Luang Prabang. Overnight at the hotel in Luang Prabang.
Day 16: Luang Prabang City Tour (B/L)
As an option for travelers who expect to catch extraordinary scenery of alm-givings in the early morning (around 5.30am). It is a very special dawn visit to witness the long lines of orange-robed monks leaving their pagodas to receive offerings of food from Luang Prabang residents. If wishing to join in, you can ask your guide for instruction. Return to hotel for breakfast. The Former Royal Palace has been turned into a National Museum (closed Tuesdays). This interesting structure displays a collection of artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign. Today we also have enough time to explore some other landmarks, including the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong, which nestles at the meeting of the Mekong and the Nam Khan River. The temple structures are decorated in various ways with gilded stuccoes and doorways and then we take an excursion (a few hours) by boat, upstream on the Mekong to visit Pak Ou cave in the side of a lime stone cliff and opposite of the mouth of the Mekong and Ou rivers. Our first stop will be at Ban Muangkeo, a well-known village for Lao traditional rice whisky, namely Laoh-Khao to be distilled. We are welcome to taste it and also take away. Lunch at a local riverside restaurant. We arrive back at Luang Prabang in late afternoon, and continue by car to outskirt of town to visit Ban Xangkhong, a well-known village for its wood paper making and also Lao silk weavings with natural dyes. Overnight at Hotel in Luang Prabang
Day 17: Kuang Si Waterfall (B)
First we visit the morning Phousi Market, where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou a Laoloum village and Ban Thapene, Khmu villages. This then takes us to the beautiful Khuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails. Return to Luang Prabang, you are free in this afternoon. Overnight at Hotel in Luang Prabang.
Day 18: Luang Prabang – fly to Siem Reap (B)
Morning flight to Siem Reap, the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.
Day 19: Angkor Tour (B/L)
Visit the fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers, Pre Rup, East Mebon, Neak Poan. Continue to visit the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat – one of the world’s most impressive ruins. The temple still owns fine Apsara carvings in Angkorian era art. Afternoon, explore the mysterious Royal city Angkor Thom, the famous Bayon, Baphoun, the Terrace of Temple, Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King.
Day 20: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap – Fly to Phnom Penh (B)
Visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap and take an excursion in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. Then, transfer to the airport to board your flight to Phnom Penh.
Day 21: Phnom Penh City Tour (B/L)
Visit the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda, Located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. Then continue your visit at visit to the the National Museum, This is one of Phnom Penh’s true architectural gems. The Museum is instantly recognizable with its warm red terracotta and its gracefully cured roof topped by dozens of guardian nagas. It was designed in Khmer style in 1917 by famed French architect Georges Groslier & Ecole Des Arts Cambodgiens. Visiting to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21), the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek, and Wat Phnom Temples. Dinner not included and night at hotel
Day 22: Free & Easy Phnom Penh (B)
Today is free for leisure to discover the city in your own way.
Dday 23: Phnom Penh departure (B)
The morning is at leisure before boarding your flights home/ next destination.
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Starts/Ends: Ho Chi Minh/ Siem Riep or Vice Versa
Tour Duration: 23 days 22 nights
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Tour Type: Landscape and Nature, Cruise Holidays, Beach and Historical
Activity Level: Regular itinerary, moderate walking
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 01: Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Day 02: Cu Chi Tunnels (B/ L)
Day 03: Ho Chi Minh – Cai Be (B/L/D)
Day 04: Cai Be – Vinh Long – Ho Chi Minh (B/L/D)
Day 05: Tra Que Village (B/L)
Day 06: Hoi An (B)
Day 07: Hoi An - Hue (B)
Day 08: Hue City – Fly to Hanoi (B/L)
Day 09: Hanoi Street Food Tour (B)
Day 10: Hanoi - Halong (B/L/D)
Day 11: Halong – Hanoi – Night Train Sapa (B/L)
Day 12: Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai (B/L/D)
Day 13: Cat Cat – Night Train Hanoi (B/L/D)
Day 14: Hanoi (B)
Day 15: Hanoi – Fly Luang Phrabang (B)
Day 16: Luang Prabang City Tour (B/L)
Day 17: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall (B/ L)
Day 18: Luang Phrabang – Siem Riep (B/L)
Day 19: Siem Riep Temple (B/L)
Day 20: Siem Riep – Bantey Srei – Tonle Sap – Fly To Phnompenh (B/L)
Day 21: Phnompenh City Tour (B/L)
Day 22: Phnompenh (B)
Day 23: Phnompenh Departure (B)
The price of tours base on accommodation category, travel period, and number of tourists. Please contact us for more information about prices.
- Transportation with A/C
- Accommodation at 3,4,5 star hotels selected including daily breakfast of Double sharing
- Meals as mentioned in the program (Breakfast : 22 ; Lunch: 15 ; Dinner: 04)
- Airport Transfer at destinations
- Boat fees
- Cooking Class
- Vietnamese sim card
- Entrance fee for all destinations as Tour Itinerary indicated
- English Speaking Guide / Other language is available on your request
- Bottle of water available on coach ( 2 bottle/pax/day)
- International airfare
- Domestic Airfare
- Drinks and other meals do not indicate in the program
- Visa to Vietnam, if
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses (telephone, shopping…)
- Tipping/ Gratuities
- Single Supplement
- Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays
rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Hotel check in & check out time:
- Check in time: 13:00 or 14:00
- Check out time: 11:00 or 12:00
Early check in or late check out time is subject to availability and with additional charge. Let us know beforehand check in & check out time you expect to proper arrangement
Our price of the tour is not included travel insurance. We highly recommend you purchase health/travel insurance for your trip to Asia
- Except in situations beyond human control. Your Vietnam Travel will be held responsible for any additional expense resulting from the change caused by us in itinerary, transportation, accomodation
- Your Vietnam Travel can not be held responsible for denied boarding, nor for additional costs occurred due to the situations beyond human control
- The itinerary above might be change when booking but the mentioned activities will be remain.
- Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure
- Please note that this is our recommendation tour program, you can follow this itinerary or customize it according to your idea. Just let us know via email or call us and we are willing to help you to organize an enjoyable trip in Vietnam.
- Please be advised that during peak times (Christmas, New Year, National Holidays) are subject to supplementary charges
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- Please make sure your passport has at least 6months validity from the entry date. Also please check whether you need an entry visa to Asian countries (Vietnam/ Lao/ Cambodia/ Myanmar/ Thailand) before starting your trip. Please consult with us if you are not sure
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