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Travelling South to North Vietnam 16 Days/15 Nights

In brief:
Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Day 2: Saigon - Mekong Delta - Can Tho
Day 3: Mekong Delta - Saigon
Day 4: Saigon City Tour
Day 5: Saigon - Da Lat
Day 6: Da Lat Sightseeing Tour
Day 7: Da Lat - Nha Trang
Day 8: Nha Trang Boat Cruise
Day 9: Nha Trang - Hoi An
Day 10: Hoi An
Day 11: Hoi An - Hue
Day 12: Hue - Hanoi
Day 13: Hanoi City Tour
Day 14: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on Junk Boat
Day 15: Halong Bay - Hanoi
Day 16: Hanoi Departure

Day 1: Saigon Arrival

Our representative/tour guide will meet and greet you at the airport. Transfer to the city for hotel check-in. Free at leisure to make your own exploration to discover the bustling city of Saigon.
Overnight in Saigon.

Day 2: Saigon - Mekong Delta - Can Tho (B, L)

Leave Saigon for My Tho. My Tho is located on the northern banks of the Mekong river and is the closest town in the Delta area to Ho Chi Minh City, about 2 hours drive away. In the center of the town close to the river there is a large market that sells just about anything that can be eaten or is used in day to day business. Around the My Tho area you will find a maze of small canals that can be explored on one of the many organized boat tours. Enjoy a boat ride on the Mekong River and visit an orchard on an island, with lunch en route. Continue with a visit to a snake farm and then continue driving to Can Tho. Check-in hotel.
Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 3: Mekong Delta - Saigon (B, L, D)

Early morning board for a 3-hour cruise to Cai Rang and Phong Dien, 2 big floating markets with stops at a Bun Tau noodle factory and a short trek before arriving at a rice-husking mill. You can even try passing one of the many fragile monkey bridges along the canals photo shot. At the floating markets, you will discover a typical way of displaying and advertising farm products of local people gathering on the Mekong river to trade their goods. Drive back to Saigon with a lunch stop at My Tho. Back to Saigon in late afternoon.
Overnight in Saigon

Day 4: Saigon City Tours (B)

This morning we'll see the historic Reunification Palace and some great examples of French colonial architecture from the comfort of a cyclo. You will be free at the rest of day to go shopping. In the afternoon, we drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Cu Chi district, and Tay Ninh Province. Upon arrival in Cu Chi district, make a couple of stops for photo opportunities and a visit to a rice paper making factory at Tan Phu Trung Village. Experience ourselves the underground village of Cu Chi guerrilla fighters, which is simply a network of tunnels built during the long years of wars. Back to Saigon in late afternoon.
Overnight in Saigon.

Day 5: Saigon - Da Lat

A short flight takes you to the cool hill station of Da Lat, where you explore Bao Dai’s Summer Palace, Valley of Love. walking around Xuan Huong Lake and free shopping in Da Lat Market.
Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 6: Da Lat Sightseeing Tour (B)

Enjoy a full day sightseeing visiting the Lat village, the Mad Monk, Vien Thuc, also Dambri Waterfall and a scenic train ride to Trai Mat. Transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 7: Da Lat - Nha Trang (B, L)

A spectacular drive takes you over the mountains to Nha Trang, stopping en-route at the Cham towers near Phan Rang. Upon arrival, visit Long Son Pagoda and the local market.
Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 8: Nha Trang Boat Cruise (B, L)

Cruise the crystal clear waters of the South East Sea swim, snorkel or just relax. Your lunch is a specialty of fresh local seafood.
Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 9: Nha Trang - Hoi An (B)

Pick up upon arrival to Da Nang. Visit the fascinating Cham Museum, famous East Beach and the Marble Mountains en route to charming Hoi An. Known as Faifo to early Western traders, it was one of South East Asia's major international ports and today it still retains that special old-world feel. Enjoy a walking tour through the Old Quarter and try some of the local specialties. Hoi An is also famous for its large number of tailor shops, so if you want to have a new wardrobe made up, this is the time to do it.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 10: Hoi An (B)

A walking tour of Hoi An’s Old Town is the best way to soak in the atmosphere of this fascinating place, followed by an excursion to My Son, the site of the Cham Ruins.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 11: Hoi An - Hue (B)

A scenic drive to Hue offers spectacular views of the mountains and sea. Later explore the Imperial Citadel before experiencing everyday life in Dong Ba market.
Overnight in Hue.

Day 12: Hue - Hanoi (B)

Take a dragon boat trip along the Perfume River visiting Thien Mu pagoda, before continuing on to the Royal Mausoleum’s of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. This evening fly to Hanoi. Viet Bamboo Travel pick up upon arrival and transfer to the city for hotel check-in.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 13: Hanoi City Tour (B)

Enjoy 5 hour sightseeing tour to visit the city's landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literature (First University built in the 11 Century), Hanoi Hilton Museum. Free walking around Hanoi old quarter for shopping and short visit Dong Xuan market. Enjoy 1 hour cyclo tour around the Hanoi City's old quarters and the traditional water puppetry show. Transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 14: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Viet Bamboo Travel's guide pick up and depart for Halong Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs.
Overnight on the Junk.

Day 15: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B)

Waking up and having breakfast served onboard. Continue cruising around the bay. Take sampan to visit Luon Cave and come back to the boat. Having brunch before disembarking and van will pick you up at the pier and transfer back to Hanoi. Visit Dong Trieu ceramic and pottery village on the way. Arrive in Hanoi at 16:00. Free at leisure.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 16: Hanoi Departure (B)

Free at leisure until transferring to Hanoi airport to take departure flight. HOME SWEET HOME. End of service.
Tour cost per Person (in $US)
2 Pax
3 - 5 Pax
6 - 8 Pax
9 - 12 Pax
Single Sup.
3 Star
1670 1493 1286 1184
4 Star
2020 1845 1638 1537
5 Star
2655 2470 2250 2144
Trip Included:
  • Accommodation (double/twin sharing) with daily breakfast
  • Pick up and transfer (A/C van)
  • English/French speaking tour guide
  • Meals specified in tour program: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner
  • All Internal/domestic air tickets per program
  • Boat trips as specified the tour program
  • All entrance, permission and visiting fees
  • Purified water and wet towel

Trip Excluded :

  • Visa to Vietnam (Request)
  • Departure airport tax
  • Meals which do not specify in the program
  • Personal travel insurance
  • International flights to and from Vietnam
  • All personal expenses
  • All gratuities and tips to driver and tour guide
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
Option 3 Star
  • Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City: Elios , Kingston , Lavender or similar
  • Hotels in Nha Trang: The Light, Sea and Sund hotel or similar
  • Hotels in Can Tho: Kim Tho hotel or similar
  • Hotels in Hoi An: Glory, Pho Hoi Riverside or similar
  • Hotels in Hue: Hue Queen, Orchid Hotel or similar
  • Hotels in Hanoi: Medallion, Hanoi View hotel, Gia Bao Grand, Boss hotel
  • Halong Bay Cruises: Phoenix Cruise , Amigo Cruise, Bai Tu Long Junk or similar
Option 4 Star
  • Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City: Continental hotel Rex hotel similar
  • Hotels in Nha Trang: Yasaka hotel, Novotel hotel, or similar
  • Hotels in Can Tho: Golf Can Tho
  • Hotels in Hoi An: Hoi An Trail, Hoi An Beach resort or similar
  • Hotels in Hue: Villa Hue, Saigon Morin, Park View
  • Hotels in Hanoi: Sunway,Maison D’ Hanoi, Zephyr, Flower Garden
  • Halong Bay Cruises: Paloma Cruise,Victory Cruise, Red dragon
Option 5 Star
  • Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City: Sofitel Plaza, Windsor Plaza, Caravell
  • Hotels in Nha Trang: Sunrise Beach, Vinpearl Resort
  • Hotels in Can Tho: Victoria Can Tho
  • Hotels in Hoi An: Palm Garden, Victoria resort or similar
  • Hotels in Hue: Pilgrimage Village Hue, Celadon Palace
  • Hotels in Hanoi: Inter-Continental, Melia Hotel, Sofitel plaza hotel
  • Halong Bay Cruises: Indochina Sails, Ginger Cruise, Jaminse

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