Leave the hotel by bus after breakfast for a morning of sightseeing around Hanoi which includes the One Pillar Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the former Governor of Indochina’s Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s home and Quan Thanh Temple . Lunch is at Seasons of Hanoi. In the afternoon continue exploring the capital city’s sights with a visit to the Lake of the Restored Sword and the 11th century Temple of Literature ....
14 days HANOI -HALONG- SAPA- HUE-HOIAN -NHATRANG – MEKONG
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Arrive at NoiBai Airport. Meeting with guide and transfer to the hotel. Free time. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour – Halong (B,L)
Your tour starts with a visit to HoChiMinh mausoleum, HoChiMinh museum, One pillar pagoda. The next stop is Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first college - QuocTuGiam, then roaming around HoanKiem lake, Ngoc Son temple. Lunch in nice restaurant then transfer to Halong bay in the afternoon. Overnight in Halong Bay.
Day 3: Halong – Hanoi – LaoCai (B,L) Overnight on train
Breakfast at the hotel. 4 hour boat trip give you a chance to enjoy the breath-taking beauty of Halong Bay - the World's Natural Wonder. Afternoon back Hanoi . Evening is reserved for Water Puppet Show.
19h30: Transfer to Train Station for night train to Laocai at 20h35 pm. Overnight on the train (soft sleeper, cabin of 4 berth).
Day 4: LaoCai – Sapa – Catcat (B,L)
AM: 7h30 arrive Lao Cai, take car to Sapa. Free for visiting ethnic market, Sapa town.
PM : Trekking to visit Cat cat village, H’mong people and Catcat waterfall lying in a small valley. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
Day 5: Sapa – Hanoi (B,L) Overnight on train
All day trekking to visit some minority villages: Lao Chai - TaVan. You will meet some different minority people H’mong, Zay, Red Dzao, you can see the different colorful dresses. 17h00 transfer to Laocai train station for night train to Hanoi. Overnight on train (soft sleeper, cabin of 4 berth).
Day 6: Hanoi – Hue (B,D) Flight VN1543 11.50 – 13.00
5h30 Am arrive to Hanoi. Pick up and transfer to restaurant for breakfast then transfer to the airport for the flight to Hue ( 11h50 - 13h00 ). Pick up then transfer to your hotel in Hue.
Pm: take the trip to visit Hue City and King's tombs (KhaiDinh). Dinner in Hue with Hue specialty. Overnight in Hue
Day 7: Hue city tour (B,L)
Am : breakfast at hotel. 8h00 Boat trip to visit ThienMu Pagoda and Minh Mang tomb. Visit Imperial Citadel in the afternoon. The tour ends by shopping at Dongba Market. Overnight at hotel in Hue.
Day 8: Hue - Da Nang – Hoian (B,L)
Transfer to Danang. Spend time in LangCo beach enroute, taking photograph from HaiVan Pass ( The pass of Sea and Cloud). Cham Museum in Danang. Afternoon visit Marble Mountain and enjoying sea/sun bathing in Da Nang beach. Arrive Hoian. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 9: Hoian (B,L)
Visit Hoian - an old trading town, some 30km from Danang. Visit Hoian: Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese, Hoian Museum and Market. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 10: Hoian – Danang – Nha Trang (B,L) Flight VN1943 10.10 – 11.35
Am: Transfer from Hoian to Danang airport for morning flight to NhaTrang, the guide will welcome you and escort you to the hotel. Lunch at restaurant.
Pm: visit Long son pagoda, Chong Promontory Rocks and the Po Nagar Temples. The tour end after the visit to local Dam Market. Overnight in NhaTrang.
Day 11: Nha trang Boat trip to islands – Saigon (B,L) Flight VN1359 21.00 – 21.55
Pick up at Hotel for Mun Island (Ebony Island). Stop for one hour of leisurely snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing. The snorkeling equipment is provided free of charge for viewing the marine wildlife and plentiful coral reefs.Visit Mot Island where you will enjoy excellent fresh cuisine for lunch.
PM: Visit a fishing village where you can see the villagers at work catching cuttlefish, shrimp, flower crabs.
4:30PM: Back to the harbor at sunset.
Pm: transfer to the airport for flight to Saigon. Pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 12: HoChiMinh city tour – Cuchi (B,L)
8.00: Pick up from your hotel for departure. Visit the Re-unification Palace - the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. It was the site of the end of the Vietnam War during the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, then the War Remnant Museum full of relics from the US and French in Vietnam wars. Have lunch at local restaurant.
PM: Depart for the Cu Chi tunnels. Visit the underground system while learning more about war stories from our local experienced guide. Enter the tunnels where Viet Cong villagers used to live and fight during wartime. Back to Saigon late afternoon. Overnight at hotel
Day 13: Mytho – Mekong Delta (B,L)
Drive southward to Mekong delta. Boat trip in MyTho through tiny canals and quiet villages. Lunch in nice restaurant inside garden. Afternoon transfer back Saigon with stop over in VinhTrang pagoda for visiting. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 14: Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to airport for departure.
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