Day 1: Arrival Hanoi
Arrival Hanoi. Transfer to hotel for check-in.
Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Sapa (B, L, D)
Morning, take part in Hanoi City Tour, firstly visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum (outside view on Monday and Friday), his house on stilt, the botanical garden and the Presidential palace while learning about his life and revolutionary activities.
On the way out visit One Pillar pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple. Take the 1 hour tour around the Old quarter through its streets which are named after the guilds that used to represent such as Hang Bac (Silver Street), Hang Gai (Silk Street), Hang Tre (Bamboo Street) etc…
Having dinner and enjoy Water Puppet Show before send to station for the night train to Sapa.
Day 03: Sapa (B/L/D)
Arrive early in the morning at Lao Cai train station. After breakfast at local restaurant, take coach to the famous markets: Tuesday Coc Ly Fair, the Saturday Can Cau Fair, the Sunday Bac Ha Fair, the Thursday Lung Khau Nhin Fair.
Enjoy watching 6 different minority peoples (Flower H’mong, Black Dzao, Tay, Dzay, HaNhi and Nung) in their colorful costumes, gathering to buy and sell their homemade products in the festive market.. This is the weekly chance for the minorities to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another’s experience.
Say goodbye to the market and get down onto a boat along Chay river. Treat yourself with moments of finding yourselves smaller in front of magnificent landscapes of Chay river and lofty mountain ranges en route or being surprised at the silver white and breathtaking waterfalls. Visitors also have chance to visit the Fairy Cave located deeply in the rocks where the guide will greet you and transfer you to your hotel in Sapa. Sapa, the green exotic trekking hub, offers much. You will pass through Lao Chai village of the Black H’mong, Ta Van village of the Giay and Ta Phin Village of Red Dzao. All the while, you will get stretching land- scapes of rice green steppes and lush rolling hills.
Overnight in Sapa.
Day 4: Sapa – Hanoi // B, L, D
In the morning, you will have some trekking in mountainous area. This trekking tour is from Sapa to Cat Cat then onto Sin Chai (around4 hours). Then pick up at Sin Chai and transfer back to Sapa. Afternoon tour to minority villages of Tavan, Lao Chai and Ham Rong Mountain, layer upon layer of green ridges fade into the distance, edged by sharp, rocky peaks. You will be able to see various types of flowers and local fruits at the Orchid Garden. After dinner, you will take over night train back to Hanoi.
Day 05: Hanoi – Danang – Hoi An (B, L, D)
Pick up from trainstation then transfer to hotel for breakfast and a short rest. After that sending to airport.
Upon arrival in Danang you will be met and transferred to Hoi An. In the afternoon you will go on a guided walking tour of Hoi An, a former trading post of seafaring Chinese, Japanese and Portuguese merchants, a center for traditional architecture, tailored clothes and beautiful modern art.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 06: Hoi An – Danang – Hue (B, L, D)
Take a three-hour drive to Hue which climbs over the hills. The view from the top of the Hai Van Pass is one of the most impressive panoramic scenes in Vietnam with views over Lang Co Beach, on the way you’ll have a chance to visit Cham museum or Marble mountain. Upon arrival in Hue, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
After check in to your hotel you will embark on a tour to see the most iconic sites of the ancient capital: visiting famous Royal Tombs of Emperor Khai Dinh, one of the last emperors of Vietnam and Emperor Tu Duc’s extravagant tomb. Enroute to vist Dong Ba Market, famous for its best conical hats in Vietnam, and Thien Mu Pagoda, a pagoda that houses one of the biggest bells in the country. If time permit, you can enjoy boat trip on Huong river.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 07: Hue – HCMC (B,L,D)
On this day, you are free to relax or shop in the Imperial City, which is particularly friendly for pedestrians. In the afternoon, you will take a flight to Saigon, the largest city in Vietnam.
Tonight, you will join in the special tour to explore the “Saigon by Night – Back of the Bike” and enjoy spectacular “Street Foods of Saigonese”. This will make you an unforgettable memory about Saigon – Ho Chi Minh city.
Overnight in HCMC.
Day 08: HCMC (B, L, D)
You will do a city tour today. Firstly to Cu Chi Tunnel -one of the branches of the 200km underground tunnels system in Cu Chi. Exploring the tunnels with local guide who’s in uniform of the real guerilla during the Vietnam War.
Returning to Ho Chi Minh city for Lunch. Then transfer to visit: Reunification Palace, War Remnant Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Ben Thanh Market.
Having Dinner and enjoy AO Show in the Opera House.
Overnight in HCMC.
Day 09: HCMC – Cai Be – Can Tho (B, L, D)
In the morning, Tour Guide will come pick up you at the hotel and depart to Vinh Long 110km When you arriving to Cai Be, changing a moto boat to visit a floating market. And watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Have lunch at the local restaurant
Afternoon, transfer to Can tho, check in.
Overnight in Can Tho
Day 10: Can Tho – HCMC (B, L)
Enjoy your leisure time and wait for departure.
You will be transferred to airport.
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|Group size||High Season: (Jan – Apr & Oct – Dec, 2017)|
|10 Pax||15+1 FOc||20+1 FOC||SGL/SUP|
|Superior||$ 801||$ 810||$ 783||$ 427|
|Deluxe||$ 1,108||$ 1,147||$ 1,121||$ 812|
|Group size||Low Season: (May – Sep, 2017)|
|Superior||$ 756||$ 760||$ 734||$ 376|
|Deluxe||$ 1,066||$ 1,099||$ 1,074||$ 763|
Stop-sell on Public Holidays: [01 Jan (New Year Eve), 18-21 Feb (Tet Holidays), 28 Apr (Hung King), 30 Apr (Reunification Day), 01 May (May Day), 02 Sep (National Day), 24 Dec (Christmas Season), 31 Dec (New Year Eve)].
Tour price includes:
- Overnight accommodation in : DBL/TWN sharing room + Breakfast (OR SIMILAR HOTEL)
- All transfers by private air-conditioned high class Vehicles as per the itinerary
- All applicable entrance fees, boat fees as per the itinerary
- Guide and assistance: expert English speaking guide (Spot guide)
- Meals as stated as per the itinerary
- Train Hanoi-Lao Cai-Hanoi on private cabin (cabin 4 berths shared)
- 1 FOC for Tour Leader stay on twin shared occupancy
- Complimentary 2 bottles of drinking water per pax per day tour
Tour price excludes:
- Airfare, VISA arrangement
- International flight
- Tip for guide and driver, Travel insurance, Visa fee
- Personal expenses: drinks, telephone, laundry…
Child from 4 – under 7 years old sharing the same room with parents will be charged 50% of the adult rate and utilizing existing bedding.Children Policy (only when sharing room with 2 adults): 1st child under 4 years old occupying the same room with parents and utilizing existing bedding is complementary to a maximum of one concerning accommodation.
- Child from 7 – under 12 years old sharing the same room with parents will be charged 75% of the adult rate and utilizing existing bedding.Maximum occupancy is 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old per room.
- Or maximum 3 adults per room, extra charge is applied as per contract including extra bed.
- Baby cot for infant is free of charge
- The extra bed arrangement is subject to availability for all the above child price included extra bed.
Remark: Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather conditions. Advance registration is required with full name, date of birth, nationality, gender, passport number, valid visa to Vietnam for all passengers.