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Hanoi, between the motorized traffic of streets and the soothing piety of its temples and pagodas, between the verticality of its towers and the horizontality of its old quarters…

Ninh Binh, hundreds of limestone monoliths topped by dense greenery that emerge from the ground, scattered around the city with rivers flowing through them and caves formed in them

Sapa, a mountainous town with beautiful valleys and high mountains that overlook the city on all sides, well known as the region of hiking and adventure

Halong Bay to admire beautiful landscapes but also take boats, and discover the daily life of these fishermen.

The old town of Hoi An, the authentic demonstration of what was a commercial port of Southeast Asia from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. Today, it is considered a jewel.

Ho Minh City to discover the vibrant life

Overview

  • Day 01: Hanoi arrival - welcome dinner in local family
  • Day 02: Hanoi city & street food tour
  • Day 03: Hanoi- Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van
  • Day 04: Ta Van- Giang Ta Chai- Sapa- Fansipan
  • Day 05: Sapa- Silver waterfall- Love Waterfall- Hanoi
  • Day 06: Hanoi- Tam Coc- cycling- Thung Nham
  • Day 07: Tam Coc- Mua cave- Hoa Lu
  • Day 08: Ninh Binh- Halong Bay
  • Day 09: Halong - Hanoi - flight to Da Nang- Hoi An
  • Day 10: Hoi An walking tour & surrounding villages
  • Day 11: Hoian- My Son- Hoian by jeep car
  • Day 12: Free day in Hoi An
  • Day 13: Free day in Hoi An
  • Day 14: Hoi An - Danang - Flight to Ho Chi Minh- walking tour
  • Day 15: Ho Chi Minh - Ben Tre - Can Tho
  • Day 16: Ho Chi Minh city – departure
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  • Day 01: Hanoi arrival - welcome dinner in local family

    Arrival in Noi Bai airport, you will be picked up then transferred to the hotel in the city center. The day is free for your relaxing

    Hanoi city - the vibrant city of old and new things
    Hanoi city – the vibrant city of old and new things
  • Day 02. Hanoi city & street food tour (B)

    You will be picked up at the hotel at 8:30. Starting the day trip will be a visit of the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which compromises Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum (closed on Mondays & Fridays), his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace and Ho Chi Minh Museum. We will then visit the Temple of Literature constructed in 1070 to worship Confucius, which served as the first Royal National University of Vietnam. The site also honors 82 Vietnamese doctorates who passed a number of rigid exams in the feudal ages. Their names, birthdays and birthplaces are engraved in 82 headstones perched on stone tortoises. It is widely believed that touching the heads of these tortoises will bring luck. Its peaceful green compound with its neatly maintained lawns, gardens and lotus ponds make it a tranquil hideaway from the city’s bustle and heat.
    In the afternoon, discover the Old Quarter, also known as the “36 Streets & Corporations”. It is a veritable labyrinth of lanes where each of them is specialized in a trade or art. The best way to explore and discover this district full of life is by foot. Designed to capture all aspects of local life, the course will cover all the elements of the daily life of the inhabitants in an original way: crafts, Buddhism, temple, gastronomy, local market, visit of traditional house-tube (Vietnamese particularity), medicine…Discover the capital through food, as local, real experience and a highlight of the journey. Finish trip at about 17:00 Overnight in Hanoi

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    Tran Quoc pagoda in Hanoi city
    Tran Quoc pagoda in Hanoi city
  • Day 03: Hanoi - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B)

    7:00 Sharing luxury van will come to your hotel to pick you up. Arrive in Sapa at 13:00. Then The day is devoted to a beautiful hike through the breathtaking scenery of Sa Pa valley. Start by road that descends in the wake of the street Cau May (6 km) En route, admire the rice terraces hidden behind mist of the morning, a truly awe-inspiring sight. Follow a small track and cross Muong Hoa River and pass well-tended rice terraces on your way to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. Continuing through the colorful rice terraces you will reach the village of Ta Van Giay. As you continue your trek along the Muong Hoa River you will cross a small suspension bridge, roughly 2km from the settlement. Here you can discover a fascinating collection of rock carvings. These engravings depict some beautiful images of man, stilt houses and some beautiful decorative patterns. Overnight night homestay in Ta Van.
    Approx: 3 hours walking/ 1-hour lunch.

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    The terrace rice fields in Sapa
    The terrace rice fields in Sapa
  • Day 04 : Ta Van- Giang Ta Chai- Sapa- Fansipan (B)

    After having breakfast in the homestay, 8:30 continue your walking through lush paddy fields and bamboo forests. You can admire a beautiful waterfall. Visit Giang Ta Chai village by Red Dao and Black H’mong. Arrive in the hotel at about 14:00. Check in hotel.
    15:00, pick up again and transfer to the cable car to visit Fansipan mountain. Overnight in Sapa.

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    Sapa, the beautiful valley and mountain
    Sapa, the beautiful valley and mountain
  • Day 05 : Sapa- Silver waterfall- Love Waterfall- sharing Limousine Dcar to Hanoi (B)

    After breakfast, 9:00 private transport will take you to Silver Waterfall, the highest in Vietnam with a 300m drop. An ascent to the base of the waterfall will enable you to explore the surrounding landscape. This is a famous spot and is regularly visited by monks to pray. After that, we are driven to Tram Ton Pass where we will trek 30 minutes through the forest. Along the way, you have chances to see wildflowers. Trekking along the Golden Stream, you will arrive at Love Waterfall. It is the best place to relax in Sapa, returning to Tram Ton Pass. In the afternoon, 14:30 take the sharing Limousine Dar to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi in the late afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.

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  • Day 06 : Hanoi- Tam Coc- cycling- Thung Nham (B)

    9:00 Tour guide pick up from your hotel or private address and departure to Ninh Binh.

    11:00 Arrive Tam Coc start your first visit on a sampan boat rowed by a local for about 1.5 hours. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, the boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of limestone mountains, rice paddy if traveling during harvest season.

    12:00 Enjoy delicious lunch served at the bungalow’s restaurant with Vietnamese cuisine.

    After Lunch, check in hotel.

    15:30 Leaving the hotel, you will take a bike and start riding to explore the rice fields and limestone mountains with a unique route.

    16:30 Get on a small sampan to visit Thung Nham bird park, discover the most features of this area with more than 50.000 birds of 40 species flying to inhabit every day.

    17:30 Cycling back to the hotel. Overnight in Ninh Binh.

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    Thung Nham bird park
    Thung Nham bird park
  • Day 07 : Tam Coc- Mua cave- Hoa Lu (B)

    9: 00. Pick up and transfer to Mua Cave one of the most alluring places to view in Ninh Binh, Hiking up to the peak of Ngoa Long Mountain to take your amazing views of the Tam Coc, Ninh Binh area.

    12:30 Enjoy delicious lunch served with Vietnamese cuisine. ( Lunch will be paid by client)

    14:00 Departure to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century, visit the temple of King Dinh. Under the introduction of our local guide, you will get to know more about Vietnamese history.

    16.00 Back to hotel for check-in. Overnight in Ninh Binh.

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    Mua cave in Ninh Binh
    Mua cave in Ninh Binh
  • Day 08 : Ninh Binh- Ha Long Bay (B, L, D)

    8:30 You will be collected from your hotel, take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on the longest and newest bridge in the South East Asia area. You can take special tea at Peony Cruise’s lounge by warm welcome.

    12h15 Transfer by tender to the PEONY CRUISE.

    12h30 We welcome our guests onboard the PEONY CRUISE and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.

    13h00 PEONY CRUISE proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have an International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Gia Luan area where is belong to Cat Ba National Park

    15h00 We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave.

    Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. The valley covers an area of approximately 300 hectares, has a depth of 10m to 30m and is around 15km in the middle of Cat Ba National Park. Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2000 years. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.

    17h00 Peony Cruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming

    17h45 Returning PEONY CRUISE, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening, the boat has its Happy Hour deal

    Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

    19h30 Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting

    21h30 Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.

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    Beautiful Halong Bay
    Beautiful Halong Bay
  • Day 09 : Halong - Hanoi - flight to Da Nang- Hoi An (B, L)

    06h00 Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Toi Sang sea cave is situated.

    9h30 Visitors then return PEONY CRUISE for check-out procedures

    10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

    10h30 Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews’ team and have great fun with us!

    11h35 We return to  the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

    We bid farewell at GOT ferry, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.

    14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Old Quarter Center. Transfer directly to the airport for departure flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.

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  • Day 10 : Hoi An walking tour & surrounding villages (B)

    9:00 Guide pick guests up at the hotel, take bicycles along De Vong River to Cam An wharf.
    Embark on the boat to Cua Dai sand dune, enjoy casting the net show and learn how to cast net by local fisherman. Continue to Cam Thanh Water coconut village, have a brief introduction to the history there.
    Take on the basket boat along the water coconut river. Fisherman will teach you how to catch the crabs (02 pax/ boat). Divide the group into 2 teams for basket boat racing and catching crabs. There will be a lovely present for the winner.
    Embark on the boat, enjoy the folk songs show by local people and learn how to make funny tools by water coconut leaf. Then get on board to Cam An wharf, continue to take a bicycle to Tra Que village.
    13:00 Return to Hoi An town. In the afternoon, you will be taken on a half-day walking tour through the narrow, winding streets of Hoi An’s ancient town, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese assembly halls, the 200- year old Tan Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge.
    Finish trip at 16:30. Overnight in Hoi An.

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    Cam Thanh Water coconut village
    Cam Thanh Water coconut village
  • Day 11 : Hoian- My Son- Hoian by jeep car (B)

    After having breakfast, 8:00 our guide and car will pick you up at your hotel and take you to My Son Holy Land, once the capital city of the Champa Kingdom, between the 4th and 12th century. My Son is a large complex of religious relics that comprises more than 70 architectural works. They include temples and towers connecting to each other with complicated red brick designs.
    Back to the city in the afternoon at 14:00. Check in hotel. Then free time. Overnight in Hoi An.

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    My Son holy land
    My Son holy land
  • Day 12: Free day in Hoi An

    Breakfast at the hotel and the day is yours to freely explore the peaceful riverside town in your own time. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

    Walking in Hoi An ancient town
    Walking in Hoi An ancient town
  • Day 13: Free day in Hoi An

    Breakfast at the hotel and the day is yours to freely explore the peaceful riverside town in your own time. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

    Hoi An ancient town
    Hoi An ancient town
  • Day 14 : Hoi An - Danang - Flight to Ho Chi Minh- walking tour (B)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Free time until transfer to the airport for departure flight to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to hotel for check-in.
    17:00, pick up and transfer to enjoy walking tour in Ho Chi Minh city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

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  • Day 15 : Ho Chi Minh - Ben Tre - Can Tho (B)

    Departure from the hotel at 8:30 to Ben Tre province in the Mekong Delta. Arrive at Hung Vuong Pier (Ben Tre town) 90km far from Saigon, embark and cruise along the Ben Tre River, then visit an artisanal brick factory and its imposing ovens. Next, stop for a sweet break to discover how coconut flesh is used and processed. (tea time in a coconut cadies manufacture).
    A short bike ride or tuk-tuk (motorcycle, allowing transporting 6 passengers) will allow you to explore the countryside, and make a stop at a family braiding mats.

    Then, boarded a rowing boat to join the canal through a maze of arroyos and return to the landing stage. Transfer & overnight at hotel in Can Tho.
    Note:
    – Transfer time and distance by car: 4h/200km
    – Road conditions: good
    – Boat duration: 1 hour
    – Cycling /tuk-tuk time: 30′ – Cycling /tuk-tuk time: 30′.
    – Visit time: 1 hour

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    Brick factory in Ben Tre
    Brick factory in Ben Tre
  • Day 16 : Ho Chi Minh – departure. (B)

    In the morning, until transfer to the airport for departure. Thanks for traveling with us!

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Inclusion

• Hotels deluxe of 4 stars (based on 2 persons/room) as mentioned in the program.
• Meals as mentioned in the program (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
• Halong cruise, 2 days 1 night
• Air-conditioned private vehicles for all transportations
• English-speaking local guides during the tour
• Private Boat trip in Mekong delta as mentioned in the program
• Private cabin on Halong bay cruise
• Entrance & sightseeing fees
• Daily mineral water
• Government taxes & service charges
• Sharing Limousine D’car Hanoi-Sapa-Hanoi

Exclusion

• International flights and airport taxes
• Visas to Viet Nam and Cambodia
• Personal travel insurance
• Tips and personal expenses such as: laundry, telephone, drinks…
• Meals not mentioned in the program
• Bank charges relating to the payment
• Other services that are not clearly mentioned in the “Price includes”.
• Domestic flights: Hanoi- Da Nang, Da Nang- Ho Chi Minh

 

GROUP SIZE 2PAX 4PAX 6PAX
Price in USD per pax 1549 $ 1195 $ 1075 $

 

Place Name of hotel Highlight Complementary
HANOI Hanoi Pearl****
Deluxe City View
(N6 Bao Khanh Lane, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi
– Located in the heart of the Old Quarter, within 100m from Hoan Kiem Lake.
– Spacious lobby.
– Welcome drink upon arrival: (Summer: Iced pandan juice or fruit juice, cold towel/ Winter: Ginger or lemongrass tea, warm towel)
– Welcome fruit in the room for the first arrival
– Complimentary Internet access, including wireless and ADSL.
TAVAN Ban Ta Van – Mr Yen Ken
(Ta Van Village – Sapa – Lao Cai – Vietnam
SAPA Pistachio Sapa Hotel****
Superior
(Số 29, tổ 10, đường Thác Bạc, thị trấn, Sa Pa, Lào Cai
– Four season swimming pool – Welcome drink
– Fresh fruit in room on check-in day
– Wifi, gymnasium
NINHBINH Ninh Binh Hidden Charm****
Superior
(Tam Coc – Ninh Binh)
 – Swimming pool – Outdoor swimming pool
– Gym, kid club
– Free bicycle & free jacuzzi at the spa area
NINHBINH Tam Coc Nature
Room with Private balcony & Island view
(Vung Gao zone, Tam Coc area, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province, Vietnam
HALONG Peony Cruise
Deluxe Balcony
(Cat Ba – Hai Phong – Viet Nam
 – All cabins have a private balcony – Welcome drink
– One bottle of mineral water/ person, tea & coffee in the room
Hoi An Boutique Hoi An Resort****
Deluxe
(34 Lac Long Quan Street, Ward Cam An Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam
– Private beach
– Spacious, nice swimming pool with direct view of the beach
– Very nice surrounding
– Swimming pool + fitness center
– Free steambath
– Shuttle bus to town: 8 times/day
HOCHIMINH Eden Star Sai Gon****
Premium Deluxe
(38 Bui Thi Xuan, Ben Thanh Ward, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
– Rooftop swimming pool
– Gymnasium available
– Welcome drink, welcome fruits upon arrival
– Free wifi
– Free access to the swimming pool & gymnasium
CANTHO Vinpearl Can Tho Hotel****
Deluxe City View
(No 209, 30/4 Road, Xuan Khanh Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho, Viet Nam
 – Swimming pool – Air conditioning
– Private bathroom
– Flat-screen TV
– Free wifi
– Free breakfast
– Free toiletries

BOOKING CONDITIONS
1. Booking and confirmation

a, Vietnam tour & Indochina tours (Combining Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia)
Booking confirmation must be secured by a deposit of 10% of the total price for 3-star package & 20% for 4 star/5-star packages. The balance will be paid upon Customer’s arrival.
Note: For excursion with duration less than 3 days, 100% of the total price is required upon confirmation to secure the booking.
If the customer book a trip less than one month before the trip start date, the full price of the trip or a deposit of 50% of the full price for the trip must be paid upon booking confirmation.

b, Laos, Thailand & Myanmar tours

a. Booking confirmation must be secured by a deposit of 50% of the total price. The balance will be paid 14 days prior to Customer’s arrival date.

2. Payment
Customers can pay for the trip in cash, traveler checks, bank transfer or credit card. All extra cost incurred by such payments is to be paid by the Customer. Please contact our travel consultants for payment details.

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