Vietnam Travels Discovery 17Days / 16Nights

Vietnam Travels Discovery 17Days / 16Nights

Tour Code : VTD17D16N
Tour Destination : Vietnam
Tour Duration : 13+ Days
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Tour Proposal

Welcome on arrival at Noi Bai Airport by your guide, transfer to hotel for check in. Then you enjoy a tour by cyclo around the old quarter streets to discover the local people life.

Evening: Water puppets show, the Vietnam unique traditional art.

Overnight in Hanoi.

 

Tour Itinerary :

DAY 1: Hanoi Arrival (B)

Welcome on arrival at Noi Bai Airport by your guide, transfer to hotel for check in. Then you enjoy a tour by cyclo around the old quarter streets to discover the local people life.

Evening: Water puppets show, the Vietnam unique traditional art.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 2: Hanoi - City Tour (B)

A full-day city tour to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, house on stilts, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. Then contiunue to visit the Temple of Literature well known as Viet Nam’s first university. The afternoon, after visiting the Ethnologic Museum and the peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem with its sacred Ngoc Son Temple, a short walk in the old streets and local markets. The rest of day is individual time. Overnight in Ha Noi.

DAY 3: Ha Noi - Ha Long (B,L,D)

Morning drive to Halong Bay. After a quick registration process at Halong harbour, we embark on a cruise to visit Ha Long Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. This picturesque “Dragon descending to the sea” Bay has 1,969 limestone islets rising from the sea, many of them containing beautiful grottoes. During the boat trip, fresh seafood lunch prepared and served on board.

Overnight in Ha Long.

DAY 4: Ha Long - Ha Noi (B)

Drive back Ha Noi. On the road visit Thay Pagoda, belong to Sai Son village was built in the 8th century with unique wooden statues in Viet Nam.

Overnight in Ha Noi.

DAY 5: Hanoi - Hue (B)

After breakfast at hotel, transfer directly to Noi Bai Airport for flight to Hue. You are met on arrival at Phu Bai airport. Transferred to hotel for check in. Annual Flight HAN-HUI: 06H30 – 07H30; 12H40-13H50 ;17H20-19H00. Afternoon, visit Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945.

Overnight in Hue.

DAY 6: Hue - Sightseeing (B)

Early morning takes a boat trip on Perfume River to visit Thien Mu – Hon Chen pagoda. In the afternoon, continue by car to visit the Royal Mausoleum of Minh Mang. On the road to return hotel, visit Tu Hieu Pagoda. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 7: Hue - Hoi An (B)

After breakfast, travel to Da Nang. The scenic 4-hour drive via Hai Van Pass offers spectaculars views of moutains, the sea idyllic beaches and villages. On the way, we will stop over to visit Marble Moutain and Cham museum. The continuing further south to Hoi An, the ancient town known as Faifo to early Western merchants between 16th-17th. Check in. Leisure or biking to ancient town for experience the lively and prosperous life on night. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 8: Hoi An Sightseeing (B)

Morning, take a walk trip to discover daily life at ancient town. Visit Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, Japanese Covered bridge, Tan Ky ancient house. Take some picture of trading on boat at wharf, continue to visit Thanh Ha pottery village. In the afternoon, free time to relax at Cua Dai Beach or biking around lovely town for individual activities. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 9: HOIAN (B) (FREE AT LEISURE or 50KM CYCLING)

Today is a free day to explore on your own around World Heritage Hoi An town. The town is small and easy to walk around or head to the beach about 15 minutes away. Optional tour: Visit My Son, the ancient centre of Cham civilization. Transfer out of town to avoid the highway before cycling along country back roads along the Song Tranh River to Mai Son. Take lunch before spending the afternoon visiting the site. Transfer back to Hoi An in the afternoon. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 10: HUE (B,L,D) (100KM CYCLING

Transfer beyond Danang to take on Hai Van Pass and climb 500 metres over 10 kms. After lunch, turn off the main highway and take a coastal side road for 44 km almost all the way to our destination. Energetic riders will make it all the way into Hue. Climb the Hai Van Pass, ride along the peninsular to Hue. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 11: TRAIN TO NAM DINH (B,L,D) (25KM CYCLING)

Explore Hue and visit the citadel. Take a boat ride along the Perfume River and visit tombs of the Nguyen emperors. Transfer to the train station. Take the overnight on the Reunification Express Train to Nam Dinh. Dinner box on train.

DAY 12: CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D) (40KM CYCLING)

Ride through karst scenery of Ninh Binh to Cuc Phuong National Park. Cuc Phuong National Park is one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and important protected areas; The ancient forest contains almost 2000 species of trees and amongst them lives some amazing and rare animals including the Clouded leopard, Delacour’s Langur, Owston’s Civet, Otters and Asian Black Bear! Check in the Cuc Phuong National Park guest house. It is simple and comfort.

DAY 13: HAIPHONG (B,L,D) (40KM CYCLING)

Visit center & endangered primate rescue center / Ride backroads , have lunch in Tam Coc and transfer to Haiphong. Overnight in Haiphong.

DAY 14: HAIPHONG – HALONG BAY (B,L,D) (30KM CYCLING)

Break fast at the hotel, ride to Bieu Nghi town and a short transfer to Halong Bay. At Halong Port, our cruise crew welcome you on Board Huong Hai Junk, check-in registration :

  • 12h45 : Start cruise
  • 13h00 : Have lunch on board
  • 13h30 : A fantastic cruise in Ha Long bay, visit Dinh Huong island, Ga Choi island, Dog island, Sail island, visit Sung Sot cave and a swim at Titov beach.
  • 17h30 : Drinking Vietnamese wine and enjoy sunset
  • 19h30 : Enjoy dinner on board and free.

DAY 15: HANOI (B,L,D) (NO CYCLING)

Early risers can enjoy a morning view of Bay’s landscapes. Sitting on ther upper deck we can enjoy the breath - taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay.The quiet is almost eerie, we can hear birds singing, cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air & gentle breez, Breakfast at :

  • 07h00 : Have breakfast
  • 07h30 : A morning cruise to visit Man’s head island, Tortoise island, visit Luon cave by small bamboo boat, Bai Tu Long bay
  • 10h00 : Arrange luggage and check-out
  • 10h30 : Have lunch on board
  • 11h45 : Arrive Halong wharf for transferring to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 16: HANOI (B,L,D) (NO CYCLING)

Sightseeing tour including Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum; discover the unknown part of Hanoi Old Quarter and evening water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 17: HANOI (B) (NO CYCLING)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free until transfer to the airport for departure flight. TOUR ENDS.

Inclusive Of :

  • Local English/French speaking guide
  • Accommodation as selected Double / Twin shared (Hotel: 2*, 3*, 4* or 5*)
  • Meal as mentioned in itinerary (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
  • Land transportation as itinerary by private air-condition vehicle with driver
  • Water and Cold towel
  • Entrance fees for the mentioned visit
  • Water puppet show ticket
  • Boat trips: Mekong Delta, Halong, Perfume River

Exclusive Of :

  • Travel insurance (recommend to have your own travel insurance)
  • Personal expenses (telephone, laundry…),
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Flight to/from Vietnam
  • Others service are not mentioned on itinerary.
  • Drinks at meals

Special Notes :

  • All prices quoted to you are on a net basis and in United States Dollars and are valid according to the specific travel period. We warrant that the prices quoted to you are correct at the time of issuance of the quotation. 
  •  Please note that all the above services & tours have not been booked yet, it’s just the 1st proposal at this stage. We will process the reservation once receiving the your confirmation for booking.
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