Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Cuc Phuong - Sapa - Halong - Hue - Hoian - My Son - Nha Trang - Dalat - Hochiminh - Cantho - Chau Doc - Hochiminh
DAY 01 ARRIVE HANOI
Arrive Noi Bai Airport. Transfer to hotel. . Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 02 HANOI CITY TOUR
Start city tour include French Quarter and Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem lake, second market, walking tour of city, Hoa Lo prison - Hanoi Hilton.
DAY 03 CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, Visit Cuc Phuong park. Extensive forests 25.000ha nature typical of tropical forests, fresh cool climate with abundant vegetation system. Then visit People of ancient Cavern - where to save the archaeological sites of prehistoric humans tens of thousands of years ago. You continue your exploration of the forest, visit the Tree thousand years. After spending the whole morning exploring the forest, you can have lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, visit the primate sanctuary. It is considered a museum of rare animals. Free to purchase goods and souvenirs.
DAY 04 NINH BINH - HANOI
Excursion to Ninh Binh 120 km of Hanoi. Capital of Vietnam in 10th century of very short dynasty of Dinh and Le. The first stopover is temples of King Dinh and King Le who devoted their lives to against Chinese evaders in the past. Then take the boat to along the stream to visit the Three Caves (Tam Coc) with wonderful landscape of Red Riverdelta. Then climb up to the hill to visit Bich Dong Pagoda, one the the most oldest pagoda in the area. Have a panorama view of Red river delta fromt the top of the hill. Then return Hanoi. Overnihgt in Hanoi.
DAY 05 HANOI - SAPA
Breakfast at hotel. 7:00 depart for Sapa (320km – 5 hours) with stop on the way. You will commence your journey from Sapa to Muong Hoa Valley, home to the largest terraced rice fields in Vietnam. Between May and October, is the planting and harvesting time, and provides a chance to see the local farmers in action. The walk takes you from Lao Chai village, a Black Hmong ethnic minority village to Tavan village where the Giay ethnic minority hill tribe lives. The magnificient views of the terraced fields, Fansipan mountain range and the cool climate all contribute to an excellent experience.Overnight in Sapa
DAY 06 BAC HA MARKET
Morning drive to Bac Ha. The ride is relatively flat from Lao Cai to Bao Nhai, where you will be taken through rural area. Bac Ha is the largest market in the area, situated inside the small town of Bac Ha. On every Sunday mornings, it is literally a riot of color as many different ethnic groups such as Flower Hmong, Phu La, Black Dao, Tay, Nung minorities... gather to buy and sell. After spending the whole morning exploring the market, you can have lunch at local restaurant. Then continue to visit Hoang A Tuong Palace, the mix architecture between the fort and the residence, then trekking to Ban Pho, and other hilltribe village by trekking. . Afternoon return to Lao Cai then cross 30km mountainous road to Sapa. Overnight in Sapa.
DAY 07 SAPA - HANOI
You first sneak through the Sapa market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, you follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. You will stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station for a while before continuing the trek on a dirt trail through rice paddy terraces. You also will enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river. You eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where you can take a rest and then return to Sapa. Afternoon, You travel by car toward the Silver Waterfall where you will be able to take a short walk to the waterfall. You will then drive further to Heaven Gate, the highest peak of roads in Vietnam. From there you can see Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains as well as enjoy stunning views. Have lunch at local restaurant by your own then return to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi around 6:00-07:00pm. Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 08 HANOI - HALONG
Transfer to Halong with sightseeing enroute.
DAY 09HALONG - HANOI - HUE
Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave - the nicest cave in Halong Bay. Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more. Trip finishes at around 16h30. Then transfer to the airport for flight to Hue. On arrival, meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hue
DAY 10 HANOI - HUE
Free day for own activities or visit jewellery shops and Salt and Fresh water pearls. Then transfer to the airport for flight to Hue.
Star city : Restaurant ‘Madam Ha’ (near the palace in the old city), tour of town, chinese area and market,The Church of the Mothers, Imperial Citadel, Dong Ba Market. Overnight in Hue.
DAY 12 HUE - DANANG - HOIAN
Drive to Danang via beautifully Hai Van Pass, stop on they way for breath taking at Lang Co Beach, then continue to Danang, visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture. Continue to visit Marble Moutains, the mountains stand for 5 element on earth like: Metal, Plant, Water, Fire, Earth. You can climb up the mountain to visit a pagoda in Huyen Khong Cave. Down the the mountain is the stone carving village, you can watch the art work on site with marble stone. Continue to Hoian, the famous World Cuture Heritage town. Overnight in Hoi An
DAY 13 HOIAN
City tour include Assembly Hall KS, tan Ky House –KS, Ong Hoi An Pagoda. Overnight in Hoian.
DAY 14 MY SON
Morning visit the ruins of My Son, another World Culture Heritage 70 km from Hoi An. Visit the ruins of complex Temples built from 4th to 14th century, can be consider as the longest archeology site in Indochina. Overnight in Hoian
DAY 15 HOIAN - DANANG - NHA TRANG
Morning free at leisure. Afternoon, transfer the airport for flight to Nha Trang. Arrive Nha Trang, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang
DAY 26: NHA TRANG
Start city : Po Ngar Towers, Dam Market, Oceanographic Institute, 3 Island boat trip. Overnight in Nha Trang.
DAY 17: NHA TRANG - DALAT
Drive to Dalat city, 1500 m above the sea level. Refresh with a little bit cool of the highland city which was known as “A little Paris” or “a flower city”. On the way, visit Dien Khanh Old Citadel, Porome towers. On arrival, check in hotel. Overnight in Dalat
DAY 18: DALAT
Start city : King Bao Dai’s summer house, Tuyen Lam Pagoda, cable car, horse cart ride, Dalat central Market Overnight in Dalat
DAY 19: DALAT - HOCHIMINH CITY
Drive to Hochiminh City. On the way, visit Tri An Falls, BAO Loc, Langa Lake Floating Houses, Lava Tubes en route. On arrival, check in hotel. Overnight in HCMC
DAY 20: HOCHIMINH CITY
city tour of Saigon include Reunification Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, War Remnants Museum, bustling China Town and Thien Hau Pagoda.
DAY 21: HCMC - MY THO - CANTHO
Excursion to the Mekong Delta. Stop at My Tho, the upper town of Mekong Delta, take a boat ride along the Mekong River, then arrive Thoi Son island, the biggest islet among 4 islet name as4 super natural creatures: dragon, unicon, tortoise, phoenix, walk through beautiful orchard island, visit the farmer's house, enjoy traditional music performance, take the rowing boat along the narrow cannel with water coconut trees. Then boat to Ben Tre, homeland of coconut tree, from where you can visit the honey farm, learn how local people make famous product of Ben Tre, coconut candy. visit Vinh Trang Pagoda. Proceed to Cantho. Overnight in Can tho.
DAY 22 CANTHO - LONG XUYEN - CHAU DOC
Morning visit Cai Rang Floating market, a typical Market in the Mekong Dellta, orchard garden and return then Ho Chi Minh city. Then continue to Chau Doc the further deeper in Mekong Delta, near the border with Cambodia and home of Champa and Khmer Minority. Here you have another change to make a boat trip on Mekong river, visit the Cham Village and fishing farm. Overnight in Chau Doc.
DAY 23 CHAU DOC - HOCHIMINH CITY
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer back Ho Chi Minh City. Stop On the way for relaxing. Arrive to HCMC. O/N in HCMC
DAY 24 CUCHI - TAYNINH
07:30 the excursion to visit Cu Chi underground tunnels. Explore the 3 storey of 200km system of underground tunnels which was the head quarter of Communist Soldier during Vietnam & American War. Visit a local house in An Phu Dong ward of Cu Chi to learn how people make “rice paper cake” material for very popular food of Vietnam “spring roll”. Then continue to visit Cao Dai Temple, the great temple of Caodaism, you will reach The Temple around noon to watch the main ceremony and see the monks and followers pratice in a very colourful ceremony with music and high spirit atmotphere. After the Temple, you stop for lunch (your own) to taste the Trang Bang famous noodle soup. Return to HCMC before the rush hour. Have time free for shopping.
DAY 25 HOCHIMINH CITY - DEPARTURE
Transfer to the aiport for flight to departure.
TOUR NAME: ESSENTIAL VIETNAM
TOUR CODE: AAVN26
TOUR DURATION: 25 Days / 24 Nights
TOUR PRICE: 0