Beautiful Vietnam Duration: 16 Days Destination: Hanoi - Hoalu - Tamcoc - Sapa - Bacha Market - Halong Bay - Hue - Hoian

Hochiminh City - Cuchi Tunnel - Caodai Temple - Mekong Delta Arrival City: Hanoi Departure City: Hochiminh City Accommodations: 3 nights in Hanoi, 2 nights on train, 1 night in Sapa, 1 night in Halong Bay, 2 nights in Hue, 2 nights in Hoian, 3 nights in Hochiminh City, 1 night in Can Tho. Transportation: Car, Speed Boat, Dragon Boat, Cruise, Plane Tour Guide: English - Native Language Meals: 16 Breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

Tour Summary Day 01: Hanoi Arrival (D) Day 02: Hanoi City Tour (B) Day 03: Hanoi - Tamcoc - Night Train (B) Day 04: Laocai - Sapa (B) Day 05: Sapa - Bacha - Laocai - Hanoi (B) Day 06: Hanoi - Halong (B, L, D) Day 07: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L) Day 08: Hanoi - Hue (B) Day 09: Hue (B) Day 10: Hue - Hoian (B) Day 11: Hoian (B) Day 12: Hoian - Hochiminh (B) Day 13: Hochiminh - Cuchi - Tayninh (B) Day 14: Hochiminh- Caibe-Vinhlong- Cantho (B) Day 15: Cantho - Hochiminh City (B, D) Day 16: Hochiminh Depature (B)

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Hanoi Arrival (D) On arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, our tour guide will greet and transfer you by private car through the city to your hotel. In the evening, is our guest at Vietnamese restaurant for welcome dinner with authentic Vietnamese cuisines? Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Day 02: Hanoi City Tour (B) After breakfast at your hotel, visit Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilt and One Pillar Pagoda, then visit Temple of Literature, built 1070 which is the first university in Vietnam. The next attraction is Vietnam National Museum of Ethnology, the special collection of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam.In the afternoon, make your way to Hoan Kiem Lake for Ngoc son Temple and Dong Xuan Market and in the evening, you will be entertained by Water Puppet Show and Vietnamese traditional music at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre. Overnight hotel in Hanoi

Day 03: Hanoi-Tamcoc- Night Train (B) After having breakfast, we drive through rural northern Vietnam to the former capital of Hoa Lu where you visit the two remaining sanctuaries for King Dinh and King Le who ruled Vietnam in 10th century. Then move to Tamcoc where you enjoy a leisure sampan trip along the Nhue Dong River to sacred Tam Coc Caves. In the afternoon, return to Hanoi and free at your leisure. In the evening, transfer to Hanoi Train Station for night train to Sapa. Overnight on the train.

Day 04: Laocai - Sapa (B) As your train arrival at 06h00, disembark then go up to Sapa which located 1600m high above the sea level. Next, do pre check-in and enjoy breakfast at local restaurant. Later, go to Sapa Market and enjoy soft trek to Cat Cat, the home of Black Hmong ethnic minority. In the afternoon, enjoy scenic drive to the Red Dao Village of Taphin. Next is the highlight of the day trek for 3 hours to other part of Sapa for the Black Mong Village of Lao Chai and the Day Village of Ta Van. In the evening, you are free at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Day 05: Sapa-Bacha - Laocai - Hanoi (B)

After having our breakfast at the restaurant nearby, we take scenic journey to Bac Ha Market. There will be 3 hours driving in the mountainous area with fresh atmosphere and splendid view on the way. Bac Ha Market is the largest market in the region where 10 ethnic minorities gather to buy and sell home-made products or house livestock¶s. They also get together at market to eat and drink or just simply chat with friend about daily job and family. Visit the vestige of the Royal Palace for Mong's King built by French in the beginning of 20th century. In the late afternoon, go back to Lao Cai Train station for overnight train to Hanoi, on the way, stop at border gate between Vietnam and China then embark on night train. Overnight on train.

Day 06: Hanoi-Halong Bay (B, L, D) Today, as the train arrival in Hanoi Train Station, have "Pho" the typical breakfast for Vietnamese people. Leaving Hanoi by road for Halong Bay cruise, enjoy drive though the rural area with scenic view of rice paddy field in the Red River Delta. You may be lucky enough to see cows or pigs on motor bike or Vietnamese kids ridding on water buffalo flying kites. On the way, enjoy famous Vietnamese Coffee at Vietnam Handicraft Certer. Upon arrival, check in Vietnamese wooden cruise in Halong Bay. Journey along the spectacular limestone islands, floating villages while having sea food lunch, then disembark to visit 'Sung Sot' or Surprising Cave, one of the most beautiful grottos in Halong Bay Bay. The next stop is Titop Island where you could swim on sandy beach or climb up to the top for panoramic view. In the evening, you will be delighted by candle light dinner on board with seafood dishes. Overnight on cruise in Ha Long Bay.

Day 07: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L) A breakfast will be served in the restaurant with the combination of western style and local cuisines. Then experience the bay up close and personal with a leisure sampan to "Hang Luon" or "Lagoon Cave" which allows you to see flora and fauna system of Catba National Park. Continue to Halong City, disembark and enjoy seafood lunch at local restaurant and drive back to Hanoi. In the evening you will be free for your own activities. Ovenight in Hanoi hotel

Day 08: Hanoi - Hue (B)

This morning, transfer to Noi Bai airport for 1 hour flight to Hue, the last Imperial City. In the afternoon, visit to the cities vibrant Dong Ba Market then The Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled the country between 1802 and 1945. In the evening free at your leisure. Overnight in Hue hotel.

Day 09: Hue (B) Today, enjoy sightseeing tour in Hue city with dragon boat trip on The Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda which allows you to go through history of Buddhism in Vietnam then visit King Minh Mang's Tomb and King Khai Dinh' Tomb the contrast of traditional and modern architectures. In the afternoon, visit Tu Hieu Pagoda where the locals worship and hornor eunuchs during Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Overnight in Hue hotel

Day 10: Hue - Hoian (B) Today, enjoy scenic to Hoi An. A stop at Cham Museum in Danang, the forth biggest city in Vietnam, allows you to discover Cham Civilization and powerful Kingdom of Champa then visit the Marble Mountain and Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village. Checking in the hotel and enjoy relaxation on the sunny beach of Cua Dai or Hotel facilities. In the evening, free at your leisure. Overnight in Hoian hotel

Day 11: Hoian (B) Hoi An, formerly known as Faifo, is a charming, small town which can be easily explored on foot. Start our morning tour at Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, 200 years old Hoian Traditional House, Chua Ong Pagoda. In the afternoon, cruise along the Thu Bon River to the Ceramic Village of Thanh Ha. The evening, free at your leisure. Overnight hotel in Hoian

Day 12: Hoian - Hochiminh (B) After breakfast at hotel, we transfer to the Danang International airport for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City. In the afternoon, enjoy the oriental tour to the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, China Town, Ben Thanh Market. In the evening, enjoy free time for your own discovery. Overnight at hotel in Hochiminh.

Day 13: Hochiminh - Cuchi Tunnel - Caodai Temple (B) Today, we take a half day trip to Cu Chi Tunnel built by Vietnamese fighters during the Vietnam War. Discover the various mantraps, the remains of an American tank, different kind of bombs and stories of their life underground. After the tunnel, drive to Tay ninh for Cao Dai's religious service. In the afternoon, enjoy half day city tour to The Notre Dame Cathedral and the colonial Post Office. Overnight in Hochiminh City hotel.

Day 14: Hochiminh - Caibe Floating Market - Vinhlong- Cantho (B) Today, Depart for the Mekong Delta Tour. The first stop is My Tho City where you embark on boat to visit colorful Cai Be Floating Market and privately-owned factories that produce rice papers and coconut candies then enjoy sampan trip to smaller tributaries and canals. In the afternoon, continue the cruise to Vinh Long to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong Delta rural life. Drive to Can Tho and check in hotel. Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 15: Cantho - Hochiminh City (B, D) Today, enjoy morning cruise to Cai Rang Floating Market and Rumani Von Xa Pagoda, one of the typical Khmer's pagoda. Then leave Can Tho for Ho Chi Minh City. In the evening, our tour guide will host farewell dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hochiminh City.

Day 16: Hochiminh Depature (B) You are free at leisure for shopping until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for onward flight or domestic extension.

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