Tour in Vietnam

Hanoi City Tour

Day 1: Hanoi – Arrival (Tour in vietnam)
Arrive in Hanoi airport. Get picked up and transferred to your hotel. Today, you will have a brief meeting with your tour guide / group leader for more necessary information and travel documents before welcome dinner. Overnight in proposed hotel. (D)

Day 2: Hanoi City tour
Today you will have a city tour for Hanoi’s interesting sites. Start your day with a visit to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and his house. Followed by the Temple of Literature, the first National School and University of the country built in the 11th century. Lunch and then take an urban adventure on cyclo ride around the vibrant and lively Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Free evening at your leisure. (B, L)

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong (Travel Agency in Vietnam)

Today you will take a 3.5 hours drive through beautiful rural scenery to get to Halong bay. Halong Bay is a breathtaking secluded bay with 2,000 limestone islands rising from the emerald waters with different and spectacular shapes created over thousands of years by waves and wind. Board your cruising vessel and have lunch as you cruise among thousand of dramatic limestone karsts into the breathtaking scenery of the World Natural Wonder. Visit a cave that filled with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, go swimming, paddling kayak and take part in a Vietnamese spring roll cooking demonstration or just simply relax as you wind through the Bay. Dinner and spend a peaceful night on board, beneath a night sky alive with stars. (B,L,D)

Halong Bay Tour
Day 4: Halong – Hanoi
Get up in the morning; enjoy fresh air and gentle breeze from sun deck. After breakfast, you will have further cruise to explore the other part of Halong Bay. Enjoy a wholesome brunch before getting back to harbor at noon. Drive back to Hanoi with a stop to visit a ceramic making village in Dong Trieu to learn how beautiful ceramic stuff are made. Free at leisure for the remainder of the afternoon until getting night train to Sapa. Overnight on train in AC soft sleeper cabin. (B,L)

Day 5: Sapa (Tour Operators in Vietnam)
Upon arrival in the border town of Lao Cai, you will get picked up then take one hour drive up hill through cloud and pristine, spectacular landscape to get to Sa Pa. Check in if room available and have breakfast in hotel’s restaurant. The remainder of the morning is free at you leisure to rest or wander around Sa Pa town. In the afternoon, you will take a light trek down hill along Muong Hoa River through great scenery and visit to minority villages of H’mong and Dzay people. Get back to Sa Pa by bus and have dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in hotel in Sa Pa. (B, D)

Day 6: Hill tribe market – Ha Giang
After breakfast, checking out the hotel then take a drive to visit a local market. It is an awesome experience of seeing colors, understanding traditions and feeling the atmosphere. Market here is not only places people come to buy and sell but also the place to meet, to find friends and partners as well as to show their typical culture and color. After lunch, continue your drive to Ha Giang City with stops on the way for taking photographs and visiting hill tribe villages. Arrive at Ha Giang City in the late afternoon, check in and relax for the rest of the day. [B, L]

Day 7: Ha Giang – Dong Van  (Tour Hagiang in Vietnam)
The drive today is marvelous with mountain views and amazing life of the local highlanders. Have your lunch at Yen Minh little town. This afternoon is the time for you to admire the hidden mighty of the nature and people here: life on rocks and karst topography which was recognized as the first UNESCO’s karst geopark in Asia. Have a stop at Sa Phin for a visit to the palace of H’mong King which is very well-preserved so far. Arrive in Dong Van, check in and overnight at a hotel.

Day 8: Dong Van – Cao Bang
The way to Cao Bang is filled with spectacular landscape of mountains and forest dotted with peaceful village on hillsides. Stop at Bao Lac little town for lunch and continue your drive with some stops for taking photos. Arrive in Cao Bang in the late afternoon, check in hotel and free at your leisure to relax or wandering around. Overnight in hotel. (B,L)

Day 9: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfall
After breakfast, we will venture into the most remote northern region of Cao Bang Province. The scenic roads lead you up to higher elevation through august view of the land. Passing through Trung Khanh, a little mountain town before arriving at the famous Ban Gioc Waterfall, the biggest and the best-known waterfalls in Vietnam lines on the border with China. You will then have a visit to Nguom Ngao, a huge and beautiful cave locates 5 km away from Ban Gioc. This is one of the main tourist attractions of the Cao Bang province. Get back to Cao Bang in the afternoon then it is free time for relaxing. (B,L)

Day 10: Cao Bang – Ba Be Lake (Babe Tour in Vietnam)
Depart for Ba Be around 8AM. Your drive today is filled with spectacular mountain landscape and you will have some stops to take pictures or have local interaction along the way. Arrive in Ba Be in late afternoon at the Pac Ngoi village of Tay minority people that situated by the bank of Ba Be lake. Freshen yourself up then take a stroll around the village for sightseeing and photos. Dinner of local taste and specialties are served along with rice wine. Warm hospitality of the host and strong wine make you feeling at home and it is the chance to learn about local culture and tradition. Homestay overnight in the local house on stilts. (B,D)

Day 11: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi
The day starts with a cruise on beautiful Ba Be lake to explore the wonder of nature. Ba Be lake literally means three seas. This is the largest natural lake on the mountainous area of Vietnam and is part of Ba Be national park. The picturesque scenery of the lake is in great harmony of tranquil emerald water and rocky forested island and is boasted the Jade of the country. The boat will stop for a visit to the Dau Dang waterfall and then Puong cave on the Nang River after that. Keep gliding along the river and be overwhelmed with breathtaking scenery along its banks until you get to the boat dock. Lunch in a local restaurant in Cho Ra town and then drive back Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi in the late afternoon. Evening free at your leisure. Overnight in hotel. B,L)

Day 12: Hanoi – Hoi An
This morning you will get transfer to the airport for flight to Da Nang. Get pick up from airport and transfer to Hoi An. Being one of World Heritages in the country and known as Faifo to early Western traders, it was one of South-East Asia’s major international ports during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Its charms with buildings, life style and atmosphere is exceptionally well preserved that combined to produce this unique heritage site. It’s also a shopping paradise – with much to browse and buy. Choose from original paintings, handcrafted woodwork, ceramics, embroidery, lanterns and more.
This afternoon, you will have a walking tour around the town for sightseeing, photos and shopping. Free for dinner and overnight in hotel. (B)

Day 13: Hoi An
This morning is free at your leisure for relaxing or swimming on Hoi An beach. In the afternoon you will take a bike ride around Hoi An countryside to visit farming villages to learn about local life and enjoy the beautiful rural scenery. You then take boat trip cruise on Thu Bon river where you have a chance to learn about and take photos of traditional fishing technique that used by local residents. A BBQ feast is arranged on river bank while you watch sun setting down behind mountain a far. Rest in the evening or spend your time to get fun in bars in town. Overnight in hotel. (B,D)

Day 14: Hoi An
Today you will have a free day for relaxing on beach, wandering and shopping at your own pace. An optional tour to visit My Son, the ruin of Champa Holy See, or boat trip on Thu Bon River are available at your disposal.
Overnight in hotel. (B)

Day 15: Hoi An – Nha Trang
Free in the morning until you get transfer to Da Nang and board a train to Nha Trang (approx 10 hrs). Overnight in hotel in Nha Trang. (B)

Day 16: Nha Trang (Nhatrang Tour in Vietnam)
Boasted as the ‘Cannes of the Orient’, Nha Trang’s sandy palm-lined beach and island-dotted bay still make an idyllic picture, and a cosmopolitan feel prevails in the town itself. Today you will take a boat trip amongst the islands. From the main boat, we take basket boats to shore and visit a fishing village, snorkel in the turquoise waters, enjoy a seafood buffet, and pass the afternoon lazing in deck chairs or swimming. Back to the harbor around 4PM and free at your leisure for the remainder of day. (B,L)

Day 17: Nha Trang
You will have a free day today for relaxing and swimming on Nha Trang white sandy beach. An optional tour to visit interesting sites of the city such as Long Son Pagoda, Ponagar Cham tower and Dam market is available at your disposal. Overnight in hotel. (B)

Day 18: Nha Trang – HCM City
Free in the morning until you get transfer to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is characterised by a vast array of sights and sounds; a fascinating blend of old and new, East and West. This afternoon, you will have a cyclo ride to explore the city and visit to some of the city’s interesting sites such as War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office…then experience the hustle atmosphere of selling and buying in the busiest market of the city – Ben Thanh. Dinner and then enjoy your evening in one of the popular bars, pub in town. (B,D)

Day 19: Mekong Delta (Mekong Delta Tour in Southern Vietnam)
Drive to Mekong delta for a full day tour. Enjoy the lush and evergreen scenery of the most fertile land in the country. Take a boat cruise on Mekong River, visit orchard garden and taste local fruits freshly picked from trees then visit some local cottage industry. Lunch is served with local specialties in a fresh garden before you take a sit on sampan for rowing to explore the mangroves of the Mekong Delta along meandering rivers. Boarding the big boat to get back to the harbor then bus drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. A farewell dinner will be organized this evening and it is the time to summarize the experience of the whole trip. Overnight in hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 20: Departure
Today is departure day. Free at your leisure until time to depart for your flight. Safe travel. (B)

Note: This is a sample itinerary with Custom Vietnam Travel picks of places, activities, accommodation and services. You can actually make changes to have it fit your travel needs the best. Please, contact us for further suggestion.
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