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Grand Vietnam Tour 20 Days/19 Nights

Visit: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Lao Cai, Sapa, Dong Hoi, Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Saigon, Mekong Delta, Tay Ninh, Cu Chi Tunnels

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Our guide will welcome you at the airport Noi Bai Airport and then be transferred to your hotel in the center of city. It is time for you to relax after long journey.
 
Overnight in Hanoi.
 

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong (B, L, D)

07:30 - 07:45 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.
10:30 Stopover on the way for short break.
12:30 Arrive at Hon Gai wharf - Meet the captain, crews and join us for a welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in cabins.
13:00 Lunch with fresh seafood is served while cruising towards Vong Vieng floating village, passing through extraordinary shaped-islands.
15:30 Drop anchor at Vong Vieng: visit local houses, fish farm, schools and have a chat with the friendly fish men. (You also swim here if you like) The other option is to travel by kayak (passenger row kayaks for themselves). The kayaking option is $10.00 per person unless pre-booked. 
17:00 Back on board, enjoy the sunset and continue cruising to Luom Bo for anchoring.
19:00 Dinner is served.
21:00 Enjoy the comfort in your cabin or night fishing…
 
Overnight on board.
 

Day 3: Halong bay - Hanoi - Lao Cai (B)

06:30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07:30 Lightly breakfast is served.
08:30 Explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
09:30 Back on board, continue cruising, enjoy the stunning views of the Bay and relax.
10:30 Lunch is served on board while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier.
11:30 Check-out.
12:00 Arrive Hon Gai wharf. Farewell.
12:30 Return from Halong to Hanoi.
14:30 Stop-over in Dong Trieu town to visit a ceramics workshop.
16:30 Arrive in Hanoi.
Having a dinner at a local restaurant before taking a night train to Sapa.
 
Overnight on train.
 

Day 4: Lao Cai - Sapa (B, L)

Arrive at Lao Cai train station at about 06.30. Viet Bamboo Travel's Guide will pick up and transfer to Sapa. Check in at the hotel and freshen your up with breakfast in the good weather of Sapa. Visit Sapa town afterward and in the afternoon, take a 2km short trekking to Cat Cat Village, the home of H'mong minority.
 
Overnight in Sapa
 

Day 5: Sapa - Lao Cai (B, L)

Trekking more or take a short drive by VietBamboo Travel's land cruise to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van Villages, home of H'mong and Day ethic. Along the way are slope rice field, bamboo valley, rustic villages and villager daily work. Return to Sapa and take a transfer to Lao Cai station for night train to Hanoi.
 
Overnight on Train
 

Day 6: Lao Cai - Hanoi (B)

Arrive in Hanoi in the morning. Leisure time in the morning. Transfer to your hotel at noon time. Our city tour starts with one hour cyclo ride around the old streets including: Hang Giay - Hang Be, Hang Mam - Hang Bac - Ma May - Dao Duy Tu - Hang Chieu - Hang Ma - Hang Ca - Cha Ca - Lan Ong - Thuoc Bac - Lo Ren - Hang Dong - Bat Su - Hang Bo - Luong Van Can - Hang Gai - Cau Do, then stop at Thang Long theatre for enjoying the Water puppet show at 17.15. Tour end at your hotel around 18.30.
 
Overnight in Hanoi
 

Day 7: Hanoi (B)

In the morning to visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, His House on Stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda, Quan Thanh temple, Army Museum and Hanoi Flag Tower. Time for lunch and check-out. In the afternoon, visit Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam (The First National University established in 1076), short walk to the Fine Art Museum near by at Nguyen Thai Hoc street. The next visiting place should be the Museum of Vietnam Ethnology in Cau Giay District or just go shopping around Silk shops and Art shops in Hang Gai street. Tonight you take a night train to Dong Hoi.
 

Day 8: Dong Hoi - Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park (B, L)

After check in, relaxing, then we will drive you to visit Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park. Getting on boat and cruise on the world's longest underground river to Phong Nha Cave. The deeper one penetrates, the more magical are the natural aspects of the caves. After on boat for 700m, a large dry passage is appear, then you can walk to discover the cave for 500m more. You will have a chance to explore the remain of Cham Altars and Inscriptions inside.
 
Overnight in Dong Hoi Town.
 

Day 9: Dong Hoi - DMZ - Hue (B, L)

Drive along back to Hue with a stopover at historic Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River and the famous Vinh Moc Tunnel.
 
Overnight in Hue.
 

Day 10: Hue (B)

Today we start the tour with the visit to Imperial Citadel and King Minh Mang tomb, King Tu Duc Tomb, Thien Mu Pagoda. Then we will embark in a boat cruise along Perfume river to admire sunset and enjoy Vietnamese traditional folk song on boat.
 
Overnight in Hue.
 

Day 11: Hue - Hoi An (B)

Today we will heading to Hoi An through Hai Van pass, and Lang Co beach - one of the most beautiful beach of Vietnam. Visit Cham museum on the way, Cham museum is the open air collection of Cham sculpture. Many of the sandstone carvings are breathtaking. After check-in at hotel, visit the Ancient town.
 
Overnight in Hoi An.
 

Day 12: Hoi An (B)

After breakfast, take a private car from Hoi An Town to My Son Holy Land. Back to Hoi An for lunch. Leisure time in the afternoon for beach activities or relax on the bank of Thu Bon river or shopping around.
 
Overnight in Hoi An.
 

Day 13: Hoi An - Da Nang - Nha Trang (B)

Transfer to Da Nang Airport to fly to Nha trang around noon. Relax on the beach of Nha Trang.
 
Overnight in Nha Trang.
 

Day 14: Nha Trang (B, L)

You will have one day boat trip. Firstly we will go to Mun Island, the best site for snorkeling where you will see lots of live colorful corals and fish. This site has been officially protected under the support of Danish Government. Relax, sunbath and swimming at Tam island. Then visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island. At this place, you will see the life of the many sea species of Nha Trang ocean that being made in a smaller world of this aquarium. Return to Nha Trang about 16.00.
 
Overnight in Nha Trang.
 

Day 15: Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Today you will visit Cham Po Nagar Towers, Long Son Pagoda & Stone Church. Cham Po Nagar Towers is the site can not be missed when visiting Nha Trang. Cham Po Nagar Towers is one of the best architectures of Cham People. Leisure on the beach until the transfer time to Cam Ranh Airport for late flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
 
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
 
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B)
Our tour start by visit Reunification Palace, then visit War Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral. After lunch, we continue to visit Binh Tay Market, Thien Hau Pagoda, on the way back bustling Chinatown is should not be missed as well.
 
Overnight at Ho Chi Minh city.
 

Day 17: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta (B, L)

This Mekong Delta trip provides you a look at varieties of the life and scenery on the Mekong River itself as well as on the bank of the river. Start the trip by a drive to Vinh Long, which on the way is green/yellow rice paddy fields stretching towards the horizon. On arrival, you will embark a boat for cruising the Mekong river with a passing floating Cai Be Market. Along the river is more exploring the local life, farmer and handicraft productions. The boat continues toward Can Tho, you will have a chance enjoy sunset on the way to Can Tho.
 
Overnight in Can Tho city.
 

Day 18: Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

The watery world of the Mekong Delta is home to many bustling floating markets. This day you will a boat trip exploring the vibrant floating market of Cai Rang and Phong Dien, whose the trading way is unique; each boat usually sells one particular item. After an impressive boat trip, you are back to Ho Chi Minh City via My Tho with stop over a Bonsai garden.
 
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
 

Day 19: Ho Chi Minh City - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi (B, L)

Drive a long way on the country side of Vietnam to Tay Ninh, 100 km from Ho Chi Minh city. On arrival to the head quarter of Cao Dai religious, you will have a chance to witness the daily ceremony at Cao Dai Holy See, and meet followers come to attend the ceremony wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity and Buddhism. Having lunch at a local restaurant then continue the trip to Cu Chi, visit the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence.
 
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
 

Day 20: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)

Free time for shopping or optional visit before transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for departure. Viet Bamboo Travel can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.
Class
Tour cost per Person (in $US)
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
3 Star
2320 2030 1822 1680 1602
4 Star
2598
2260 2097 1931 1875
5 Star
3229
2925 2728 2580 2505
Trip Included:
  • A/c private van for pick up, transfer & sightseing as per program.
  • Domestic flights: Da Nang - Nha Trang; Nha Trang - Saigon (Economic class).
  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Private boat trips in the Mekong Delta, Hue.
  • Shared cruise in Halong bay
  • Train ticket: Hanoi - Lai Cai - Hanoi, Hanoi - Dong Hoi
  • All entrance fees
  • Hotel accommodation based on Twin or Double share
  • Meals as indicated in the tour program : B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner.
  • Purified water and wet towel

Trip Excluded :

  • International flight to/from Vietnam.
  • Travel insurance;
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program.
  • Laundry & telephone fee at hotels.
  • Vietnamese Entry visa.
Additional Information:
  • Prices are per person (US$), based on double occupancy
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Mondays & Fridays from Mid-September to Mid-November.
  • Price excludes Personal expenses, gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Vietnam & Foreign departure taxes, fees and fuel surcharges are not included (subject to change).
  • Holiday surcharges and/or compulsory gala dinners apply between Dec. 23 - Jan. 02 and during period of Lunar New Year.
  • Vietnam visa required. Not included in package and can be arranged in two days.
  • Prices subject to change without notice
Saigon city hall Cu Chi Tunnels
Nha Trang Beach Da Lat - Vietnam
Hoi An Town Hue Catidel
Sapa Town Halong Bay

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