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Viet Nam Authentic Explorations

Day 1: HA NOI ARRIVAL – WALKING TOUR

Upon arrival, Your Tour guide will meet you at NOIBAI  Airport. Drive to Ha Noi Old Quarter for check in the hotel. In the afternoon, there is a walking tour to taste some Hanoi local street food with your guide. It is good timing to have a short briefing about our Vietnamese customs before the main tour starts. Overnight in Ha Noi Old Quarter

Accommodation: Medallion Hotel 4*

Tips: Mini Bar, swimming pool in the hotel or you can enjoy local foods, beers at the corners of the hotel.

Day 2: HA NOI CITY TOUR (B, L)

8:00 am depart for Ha Noi city tour to learn more about Viet Nam histories and cultures. We shall drive to visit Viet Nam Museum Of Ethnology, Hoa Lo prison, Ho Chi Minh’s Relics, Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda. Enjoy our lunch at Koto restaurant and transfer back to the hotel for your own relaxing afternoon.

Accommodation: Medallion 4*

Tips: You may want to visit the night market which is just 10 minutes walk from your hotel.

Day 3: HA NOI – HA LONG BAY

Pick up at 7:30 am from the hotel for a long drive to Ha Long Bay, is recognized as one of seven wonders and natural world heritage by UNESCO in 1994. There are around 1969 islands rising from the sea, both settled and uninhabited. Most of them are limestones and on top of each island has a massive amount of trees. There are several large caves located within the islands.

There will be a stop at the midway point for short break, here you can see embroidery pictures and many other carvings. Continue to drive to the harbor for boarding time at 12:30 am. Lunch will be served on the boat, while we cruise and enjoy the breathtaking views of the bay. In the afternoon, drop off for a guided visit of Sung Sot cave, Ti Top island for swimming. Back to cruise.

Notes: Weather permitting our guests will be able to hike up Ti Top mountain as well as kayak or swim in the bay’s emerald waters. A Vietnamese dinner will be served on the boat. Evening entertainment options are board games, movies or stargazing on the upper deck.

Accommodation: Silver Cruise Ha Long 4*

Tips: Hot and Cold Shower, Minibar, Sundeck for Taichi and relaxing.

Day 4: HA LONG BAY – HUE CITY (B, L, D)

We shall start the day with training Taichi on the sundeck at 6:00 am when the boat cruising around the bay and make a stop at HANG LUON cave, is called the water cave for kayaking or rowing by bamboo basket boat to see the panoramic landscapes. You can also see the monkey if it is a lucky time of the day. Brunch will be served on the boat on the way back to Ha Long harbor at 11:30 am. Welcome back and drive to Noi Bai Airport for the late afternoon flight to Hue. There will be a Business Lounge to wait for the flight. Overnight in Hue

Accommodation: Eldora Hotel 4*

Tips: Nice swimming pool, Sky Bar, five minutes walk to the pedestrian street for local restaurants.

Day 5: HUE CITY TOUR AND COUNTRYSIDE CYCLING (B)

Hue City, the former imperial capital of Vietnam during Nguyen Dynasty Emperors from 1802 until 1945. The grandeur architecture was planned to be built in 1803 by GIA LONG – an emperor who founded the Nguyen Dynasty. The last emperor BAO DAI abdicated to end the Royal Dynasty due to political changes in 1945. The city of Hue made a world heritage site in 1993 by UNESCO. We shall visit Imperial Citadel located on the side of Perfume river to get an overview about the former Royal history and life, KHAI DINH Tomb, THIEN MU Pagoda with different architectures and atmospheres that have elements of eastern arts mixed with western designs. There is a short 20km cycling tour to explore the countryside of Hue in the Afternoon. Overnight in Hue

Accommodation: Eldora Hotel 4*

Tips: Your Tour guide may wish you to experience the Royal Banquet served and performed in traditional style. Please pay for your guide if you would like to enjoy it.

Day 6: HUE CITY – DA NANG CITY – HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B)

In the Morning, 8:00 am depart for DANANG. Visit Duc Son Orphanage Pagoda, Dropping down to the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co, located on a jutting sand dune line.  The scenic route passes through Danang before driving over the Hai Van Pass – Pass of the Ocean Clouds – where the summit provides a spectacular panoramic view of the central coastline, Upon arrival in Danang, we shall enjoy local lunch, visit Marble mountain and transfer to the hotel in Hoi An.

Hoi An ancient town made a UNESCO world heritage site in 1999. The town has a magnificent cultural harmony, located on the side of the lovely Thu Bon river. The center of merchants in Southeast Asia during the 15th century to early 19th century.

In the Afternoon: visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, Tan Ky old house, an ancient house still inhabited by people. There will be time to see Tailor shops or stroll around for local foods and beers. Overnight in Hoi An

Accommodation: Thanh Binh Riverside Resort 4*

Tips: Garden and swimming pool Bar, Spa, and Massage, the Suitable price for Laundry by locals.

Day 7: HOI AN CYCLING AND COOKING TOUR (B, L)

A pleasure morning cycling to discover delightful countryside area of Hoi An with your tour guide. We shall visit Tra Que village where local people are maintaining their organic vegetable farm. Then we continue to cycle through rice paddies on the way to Hoi An Central Market and finish our bike ride for cooking demonstration with a very simple family to see their real life. We first take a short boat trip to see our locals’ bamboo basket boat which is used to do fishing by locals, now are used to swing us around the magnificent coconut river area. Relaxing with the fish massage while our chef is preparing to diversify ingredients to share with you for the cook. Heading back to the hotel for your own time after the happy day.

Accommodation: Thanh Binh Riverside Resort 4*

Tips: you may wish to have the massage in the local spa and massage salon around the hotel.

Day 8: HOI AN – DA NANG – DA LAT HIGHLAND (B)

Enjoy your own leisure time until you get picked up at 4:00 pm to the airport for the flight to Da Lat City. Late check-out is included. Overnight in Da Lat city.

Accommodation: TTC Hotel 4*

Tips: Hotel is located at Centre Market, good coffee shops, 5 minutes walk to the romantic Xuan Huong lake.

Day 9: DA LAT MOTORBIKE TOUR (B, D)

Da Lat, the capital of Lam Dong Province in southern Vietnam’s Central Highlands. Known as the “City of Eternal Spring” for its distinctive temperate climate, was developed as a resort by the French in the early 1900s, and many reminders of its colonial heritage remain.  The city region locates at 1500 meters above the elevation, is surrounded by evergreen forest with lakes and waterfalls. A perfect temperately region to grow fruits, different kinds of vegetables and flowers such as Persimmons, Strawberries, Roses, Artichoke, Cabbages.

In the early morning, We will take a motorbike tour in the morning to visit ruralize nurseries, flower farm, elephant waterfall, coffee plantation, the “XQ” embroidery village before riding back to the hotel for your own lunch.

In the afternoon, we get picked up at 5:30 pm by bus to go to LANG BIANG plateau where we shall enjoy the GONG performance of  C’HO ethnic group with a nice exclusive dancing BBQ, fermented rice wine dinner. Overnight in Da Lat city.

Accommodation: TTC Hotel 4*

Tips: you may wish to share your traditional dance with our local dancers.

Day 10: DA LAT – HO CHI MINH CITY (SAIGON), (B)

8:30 am pick up and transfer to Ho Chi Minh City.

It is a long journey but very interesting to observe the hilly landscapes on the way to tea and coffee plantations. We shall make a stop to try the local tea and dry fruits. On the Arrival of Ho Chi Minh, check in hotel and take a short Cyclo tour in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside

Tips: swimming pool, Sky Bar with the infinity observations.

Day 11: HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA HOMESTAY (B, L, D)

Morning: Hotel pick-up at 8:00 am, depart for Mekong Delta. We shall drive to Cai Be town where you will take a boat trip around the main upper part of the Mekong river in Viet Nam. As soon as the arrival, the local motorboat will cruise you to visit the local family factory where they show us how to make pop rice, pop rice-noodle, rice paper, coconut candy, snake wines. Heading back to the boat again for crossing over one of the widest branch of the river to the small canal and take a sampan which is called “local taxi” to be rowed along the small canal with magnificent sceneries. Then keep on cruising through the main part of the river and stop at the local family restaurant for lunch with elephant ear fish and some typical food there. After lunch back to our motorboat to cruise about 30 mins to our Homestay in Vinh Long province.

Accommodation: Phu Homestay

Tips: bicycles are available for riding around the village, prepare dinner with Homestay’s owner.

Day 12: VINH LONG – HO CHI MINH (B)

After Breakfast, we kiss goodbye to local Homestay and cruise to Vinh Long city harbor. Pick up and drive back to Ho Chi Minh city.

Accommodation: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside

Tips: There is more time for own shopping in the afternoon at Ben Thanh Market.

Day 13: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNELS (D)

Morning: Hotel picks up and drive to Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of the tunnel which stretched over 250km, home of 16.000 local Guerilla fighters (NLF). It became legendary during the 1960’s in playing a vital role in Vietnam War by allowing Vietcong (Vietnamese communist) to control large rural areas, 60 km away from Saigon, the capital of South Viet Nam before 1975. Having a long stroll to learn more about how could locals make it dramatically by hand. Drive back to the city. Leisure time in the afternoon. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Tips: Farewell Dinner will be set to thank you to everybody for visiting Viet Nam. Sadly to kiss goodbye and look forward to meeting you again.

Accommodation: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside 4*

Tips: Sky Bar is the good place to memorize the tour at the end.

Day 14: HO CHI MINH – AIRPORT (B)

Free at leisure until you are transferred to the airport for your flight schedule.

 

TOUR PRICING: 1780USD per Person

INCLUDING:

  • English speaking guide
  • Transportations, Motorbikes, Bikes
  • Accommodations: 4* Hotel, Private Cabin on the cruise, Local Homestay
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary, water
  • Viet Nam Travel Insurance, 10%VAT
  • Domestic Flight Tickets (20kg checked in baggage, 7kg cabin baggage)
  • Entrance fees, Admission of Gong Performance

EXCLUDING:

  • International Airfares, Visa fees, Foreign Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities for Local Staff ( Guide, Driver, Bellman…)
  • Own expenses ( Alcohol, phone, shopping, laundry…)

TIPS: It is highly appreciated for 4USD/Person/Day to your Guide,

2USD/Person/Day to Driver, 1USD/Room to Bellman.