The highlights of Vietnam Tour 12 Days

Hanoi - Sapa - Halong - Hue - Hoian - Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta

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Vietnam is becoming one of premier travel destinations in Asia. And it’s not hard to explore why! Vietnam is a country that is rich in traditional culture and historical relics with beautiful landscapes from majestic mountainous of Northwest to the Red River Delta in the north and from the Mekong River Delta to Highland central in the south with friendly people wherever you travel in Vietnam. This tour is the perfect way for you to discover culture and charm’s Vietnam.

Tour Plan

You will be warmly welcomed upon arrival Hanoi airport and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon you will take a private walking city tour to visit local markets and Hanoi’s Old Quarter, known for its 36 streets and former craft guilds. In the evening you will enjoy a water puppet performance before a welcome dinner at a local restaurant and an overnight stay in Hanoi.
This full day tour will take you around Hanoi’s most interesting sights, in this morning, our guide and driver will take you to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and his Stilts House, the Presidential Palace, the One Pillar Pagoda and temple of Literature nearby and the Old Quarter, known for its maze of 36 streets and former craft guilds. And then one of the city’s best museums, either the History Museum or the Ethnology Museum. We go back your hotel, tour ends around 5:00PM. And this evening, you will be transferred to train station to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.
The train arrives at Lao Cai train station at approximately 6:00 a.m. and there will be a vehicle waiting to transfer you to Sapa. The drive to Sapa is only 33 km, but it takes around 1.5 hours. Once at Sapa, you will check in to your hotel (early check-in subject to availability). You will have breakfast at the hotel restaurant then enjoy a free morning to explore around town. In the afternoon there will be a walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, home to the H’mong hill tribe minority peoples. As you walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, you will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here you will have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area. You will stay overnight in Sapa.
Following breakfast, you will explore the Sapa market and then set out on a 3-4 hour trek that will take you along buffalo paths and trails and through several hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to H’mong and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. You will stop for a picnic lunch on the way to Ta Van village. You will be transferred to Lao Cai for the night train back to Hanoi where you will stay overnight.
Arriving in Hanoi around 5 a.m., you will be picked up and go to a local restaurant for breakfast and morning coffee. You will then leave Hanoi for Halong Bay, arriving at the jetty around 12:30 p.m. Upon arrival, you will set out on a junk cruise on the bay while lunch is served. You will pass through the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth. After lunch, you will take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay, swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. You will stay overnight onboard.
Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, you will have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay. After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave (8 a.m. to 9 a.m.), swim and relax at Soi Sim beach. At 9:30 a.m., your boat cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. You will continue cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Cabin check-out is at 11:45 am. The boat arrives at the harbor around noon and you will drive directly from Halong to Hanoi airport for your short flight to Hue. Upon arrival at Phu Bai Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Hue for an overnight stay in Hue
Following breakfast in the hotel, you will board a private traditional boat for a cruise on the romantic Perfume River. Being the ancient capital, Hue is surrounded by ancient tombs of past emperors, some of which will be on the itinerary for the day. The charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) will be the first stop of the day and is located at the convergence of rivers, which makes it an ideal place for a great view of the Perfume River and surrounding area. From here you will cruise further to the ornate Minh Mang’s tomb and King Tu Duc’s tomb After lunch, in the afternoon, you will enjoy to explore this fabulous city starting with a visit to the Citadel, containing the Imperial City and the Forbidden Purple City, the Emperor’s private residence. The Imperial City was created in the 19th century and modeled on the Forbidden City in Beijing and there are many palaces and temples inside. You will also visit the Imperial Museum. You will stay overnight in Hue.
Leave the UNESCO-designated World Heritage Hue for Hoi An. You will travel over the Hai Van pass, stop in Danang for a visit to the Cham Museum and handicraft villages on the foot of Marble Mountain before arriving in Hoi An. Once in Hoi An, you will check into our hotel and have some free time to explore the town before an overnight stay.
Take a step back in time on a walking tour in Hoi An Ancient Town – a UNESCO World heritage site. A private guide will lead you through the well-kept historic district of this once – prosperous seaport city. Itinerary:. We spend the morning enjoying a walking tour around this enchanting port town. We follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures, and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market. Around the town we will see numerous art galleries and tailor shops, and you can even get some made-to-order clothes if you like. After lunch in a local restaurant, you will enjoy a short boat ride to a nearby village that specializes in ceramics and crafts – including boat building. And in late afternoon, you will have a flight to HCMC. And check in hotel. Overnight in HCMC
In the morning, you will drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels, which consist of more than 200 km of underground tunnels. This main axis system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life was like during the U.S.-Vietnam War. After lunch, in the afternoon you will enjoy HCM half day city tour (Saigon) including the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office and bustling Ben Thanh Market for shopping. You will stay overnight in HCMC.
After breakfast at hotel, our tour guide will meet you at hotel’s lobby and transfer to Cai Be pier. We will take a motorized boat to visit Cai Be, you will have a chance to observe the lively activities of local merchants trading their produce from vessels. Visit a village (a part of Dong Hoa Hiep village) where you will see some family run personal businesses that produce rice cakes and rice paper, popcorn (or pop-rice) or coconut candy…. Then you continue to take boat to Tan Phong islet where has long attracted tourists thanks to the fruit orchards throughout the year and depend on the fruit season such as rambutan, durian, longan, guava, rose-apple…. You enjoy fruit while listening traditional music (Đờn Ca Tài Tử). Your trip will continue to explore local life and people on islet by cycling. Have lunch at a local restaurant and take a short relax before getting boat to disembark to Cai Be pier and drive back to Saigon around 04:30 pm. Overnight in HCMC
There is no activity planned for today so you are free to enjoy your free time souvenir shopping until transfer to the airport for your onward flight

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  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
  • All private transportation.
  • Accommodation shared in Double/Twin room or triple room with daily breakfast
  • Domestic flights.
  • Experienced English speaking guide.
  • Private boat trip as per tour
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • All sightseeing tickets.
  • Tissues and water on coach.
  • Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas as per tour
  • Vietnam Visa on arrival pre-approved letter.
  • Services charges and government tax.
  • Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service.
  • No extra charge after services confirmation
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • International flights &departure taxes if any
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Early check in & Late check out
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverage
  • Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$25 & 01 passport photo each person)
  • Other services not mentioned above .
Special note: The list of hotels is recommended by Adventura Travel, but please feel free to advise us of hotels you prefer in each category or to combine hotels category at your wish discretion (tour price will be changed accordingly).

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Free Coupons
Laundry service
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet


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