From the elegant architecture and fascinating history of Hanoi to the tranquil islands of Halong Bay, discover the contrasting regions of this diverse country. End our journey at the youthful excitement of Saigon. Appreciate the comfort and convenience of flights between major centres, leaving you more time to experience this joyous destination.
Welcome to Hanoi! You will be met at the airport and transferred to hotel in Hanoi. Renowned as the “Paris of the East”, Hanoi is one of Asia’s most delightful cities. Rich in culture and history this diverse city draws its influences from both French and Chinese culture. The rest of day is yours to enjoy. Check in hotel and Overnight in Hanoi.
08:00 – 08:30 a.m: Our guide and driver pick you up from your hotel and start to visit Ho Chi Minh complex, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of Vietnamese great father or Uncle Ho, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house – where Ho lived on and off from 1958 to 1969, then visit Ho Chi Minh’s museum where tourists will learn what he had done for Viet Nam and some other countries and a lot of information about President Ho Chi Minh. The next place is One Pillar Pagoda which is a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square pond. Leave One Pillar Pagoda for the Temple of Literature the first college of Viet Nam dedicated to Confucian. Have lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, drive to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, Which is on the shore of West Lake, the Museum of Ethnology. The last place of city tour is Hoan Kiem Lake (Restored Sword Lake), Ngoc Son Temple. Drop you off at your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
06:30 a.m: Our guide and bus will pick you up at hotel and depart to Lao Cai, on the highway running from Hanoi - Lao Cai 245 KM with less than 5 hours. You have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery on the both sides of this road.
12:00: Arrival Sapa, enjoy lunch at local restaurant then check in hotel.
13:00: Bus will take visitors to start the journey to visit Lao Chai – Ta Van and Giang Ta Chai, explore the life of ethnic minorities, admire the spectacular natural scenery with the terraced rice fields. Visit Sapa ancient rocks with engraved images big– small rocks, unique patterns of the ancients; visit the Bridge which made by clouds, cross the poetic Muong Hoa stream. Get back hotel and Overnight in Sapa.
After breakfast, at 09:00 a.m. you start the trip by trekking to explore the Cat Cat – Sin Chai village of ethnic Hmong – discovered by the French and choose resort here in the early twentieth century. Coming to Cat Cat Village, visitors will be visiting hydropower station, waterfall of the Cat Cat village and learned about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, touching carved silver, forged agricultural tools, to drag his wife...
12:00: Pick up from Cat Cat village back to Sapa town. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant then you are free at leisure to visit Sapa town for shopping.
16:00: Bus and tour guide pick you up again at hotel and transfer back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi, check in hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
07:45 - 08:30 Tour guide and shuttle bus of will pick you up then take 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long. Have a break 20 minutes en-route to refresh.
12:15 Embark Bai Chay harbor, get transferred to the Cruise by a tender and enjoy a welcome drink.
13:00 Receive a cruise briefing. Savor delicious lunch while cruising among wonderful limestone islands.
14:30 Visit Sung Sot “amazing” cave, the most beautiful with millions of surprising stalactites and stalagmites
15:30 Stop at Ti Top Island one hour for swimming, sun-bathing or photographing of Ha Long at island peak.
16:30 Do kayaking among hidden parts and around Bo Nau cave to discover mysterious beauty of Ha Long.
17:30 Drop anchor in a calm water area, rest on the sundeck to enjoy Ha Long views at sunset.
19:00 Have a delectable dinner in cozy restaurant of the Cruise in the middle of the bay.
20:00 Entertain evening by karaoke singing or try your luck doing squid-fishing. Overnight on the cruise in Halong.
07:30 Enjoy the morning landscape with complimentary tea and coffee served, photograph nice pictures.
08:00 Experiencing unforgettable memory passing through “tunnel cave” on a bamboo boat to a secluded lake.
09:30 Check out your cabin. Relax on sundeck for sun-bathing, photo hunting while sailing back to the harbor.
11:30 Enjoy lunch on the boat while cruising back to Halong City.
13:30 Say goodbye to Ha Long bay then return to Hanoi. Have a rest en-route again.
17:30: Arrive Hanoi, transfer directly to the airport for your flight to Saigon.
Welcome to Saigon! You will be met at the airport and transferred to hotel. Sai Gon is a bustling, dynamic and industrious centre, the largest city in the country, the economic capital and the cultural trendsetter. Yet within the teeming metropolis are the timeless traditions and beauty of an ancient culture. Check in hotel, free at your own leisure tie and Overnight in Saigon.
08:15-08:30 Our tour guide and car will pick you up at hotel for full day Saigon City.
In the morning: we will start to visit the War Remnants Museum and go to China-town to see the bustling and busy Cho Lon market. On the way back, we will visit the Thien Hau Temple.
In the afternoon: we will continue visit the former Presidential Palace, Norte-Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Jade Emperor Pagoda. Back to your hotel. Free at leisure and Overnight in Saigon.
Pick up at hotel and departure for Mekong delta trip. This trip provides a look at a wide variety of the life and scenery of the Delta. On the way you can see green rice paddy fields stretching towards
the horizon. After 70km driving, we arrive in My Tho, a private boat trip takes us to Ben Tre. Walking on land and exploring local life and then we’ll visit the local coconut-candy workshop. Lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, we’ll enjoy the local tropical fruits, folk music and see how they look after their honey bee farm. Afternoon, our boat takes us back My Tho where we meet our bus again for a 2 hour drive back Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
This morning, we proceed to Cu Chi to explore the amazing site where Viet Cong hid during the War. It is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists - the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone". Visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed before entering the tunnels. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food in war time). Head back to Saigon at 14:00. Free at leisure to visit more and do shopping in the afternoon. Overnight in Saigon.
Breakfast at hotel then you are free at leisure to visit more and do shopping in Saigon till transferring to the airport for your flight back home. End of trip.