HO CHI MINH CITY - MEKONG DELTA - PHAN THIET NHA TRANG - DA NANG - BA NA RESORT - HOI AN - HUE - HA NOI - HA LONG BAY - CAT BA ISLAND
( 17 days / 16nights )
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Discover the landscapes of Vietnam with this tour. Start with a visit around vibrant Sai Gon and then take a boat trip along famous Me Kong river. A round trip will lead you to beach paradise in Mui Ne with golden sand dunes. Continue your tour by a transfer to Nha Trang to visit coral islands, swim and dive at one of the best beaches in Vietnam.
A short flight brings you to Da Nang. Transfer to Hoi An ancient town – an ideal place for visiting and shopping. Next day is the time for enjoying Ba Na Mountain known as the second Da Lat of Vietnam and discovering the cable cab system which wins two world’s records. You will continue to visit Imperial City of Hue and some royal tombs here.
Leaving Hue for a flight to Ha Noi where you learn about the 1,000-years history and culture of the capital City. Depart to Ha Long bay for a cruising trip to admire a natural wonder with thousands of island rising from the water. You will have chance to discover Cat Ba national park and many beautiful beaches.
Finish your tour with a transfer to Noi Bai airport in Ha Noi.
Welcomed at Tan Son Nhat airport and transfered to Hotel. Short city tour to the Reunification Hall, China Town and Thien Hau Pagoda. Welcome dinner on boat to cruise along Sai Gon river to see Saigon by night. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 2: MEKONG DELTA (B, L)
A.M. Leave for My Tho town of Tien Giang province (the first province in the Mekong Delta - about 75 km from Ho Chi Minh City). Visit Dong Tam snake-farm and Vinh Trang pagoda. Boat trip on Mekong river to visit the fruit gardens and peasants' houses on a islet. Lunch at a typical restaurant of Mekong Delta. P.M. Return to HoChiMinh City. Shopping. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: HO CHI MINH CITY - PHAN THIET (B, L)
Drive to Phan Thiet, a famous beach 200km to the North of Ho Chi Minh City. Check in at a lovely beach resort as Blue Ocean or Bamboo Village. Free bathing with sun and white sand at the resort. Night at the resort.
DAY 4: PHAN THIET (B, L)
Enjoy the beach at sunrise. After breakfast visit the famous moving sand-hill of Phan Thiet. Visit Poshanu Cham Tower, Duc Thanh School. Night at the resort.
DAY 5: PHAN THIET - NHA TRANG (B, L)
A.M. Visit Phan Thiet Market. Then transfer to Nha Trang city, 250 km North of Phan Thiet which is considered as the best beach of Vietnam. Check in hotel. Relax at the beach in front of the hotel.Overnight in Nha Trang.
Full day boat trip to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Mun Island. Sea-bathing in the blue water beach. You can also enjoy diving or snorkelling at the islands. Night in Nha Trang.
DAY 7: NHA TRANG (B, L )
A.M. Drive to Nha Phu Bay and get reach of the Monkey Island by a boat. Visit Monkey Island and admire playfull performances of the monkeys.
P.M. Visit Ponagar Cham tower, Hon Chong Promontory, Long Son Pagoda, Dam Market. Overnight in Nha Trang.
DAY 8: NHA TRANG -HOI AN (B, L ) ( Flight )
Transfer to Nha Trang Airport for flight VN 334 to Da Nang (08:15 - 09:35). Meet and transfer to Hoi An ancient town, 30 km South of Da Nang, one of the World's Cutural Heritage. Visit Japanese Bridge, Chinese Pagoda… Dinner and overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 9: HOI AN - DA NANG - BANA RESORT (B, L )
Transfer to Danang for visiting Ngu Hanh (Marble) Mountains, Non Nuoc Beach, Cham Museum. Continue to Ba Na Mountain Resort by car and get on the resort by telepheric. Visit Ba Na and stay overnight to enjoy the pleasant weather.
DAY 10: BA NA - HUE (B, L )
Visit Ba Na. Then transfer to Hue, the old capital city of Vietnam, 120 km from Danang. You will have a chance to view the Hai Van Pass, the most mountain-pass of Vietnam. Check in hotel. Enjoy a King-style dinner in which you will be dressed and served as the King or the Queen. Night in Hue.
A.M. Boat ride along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang King's Mausoleum and Hon Chen Temple.
P.M. Visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh's Mausoleums, Tu Hieu pagoda. Night in Hue.
DAY 12: HUE - HANOI (B, L )( Flight )
A.M. Visit Hue Imperial Citadel, Dong Ba Market.
P.M. Transfer to Phu Bai Airport for flight VN 246 to Hanoi (15:00 - 16:05). Meet at Noi Bai airport and transfer to hotel. Evening enjoy Water-puppet show - a Vietnamese famous traditional art. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 13: HANOI (B, L )
Full day city tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House-on-stilts, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One-Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi Old Quarter, Temple of Literature (the first University of Vietnam), Restored Sword Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 14: Hanoi -Halong ( L,D)
8h00 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for Ha Long. Come to Ha Long Bay wharf around 12: 00, check -in registration, Board HaiAu junk. Have lunch on board with welcome drink.
The cruise will take you by exotic islets with shapes of Dog, Incense Urn, Sail, Fighting Cocks, which are naturally formed by process of erosion between the see water and lime stone mountains. Arrive Surprise Cave and explore the by bay kayak, paddle to Luon cave, this cave is a natural tunnel thrusts through a mountain's foot and leads to an exotic lagoon surrounded by mountains covered by dense junle. Seafood dinner . Overnight on boat inside a wonderfully tranquil atmosphere in Luon cave area
- 7h00 : Have breakfast.
- 7h30 : Free at leisure or swimming.
- 8h00 : Stop at Catba island. Transfer to Hotel .
- 9h00 : Transfer by minibus to visit Catba national Park. Short trek to the to KimGiao forest and top of mountain.
- 12h30 : rerturn to Catba town and lunch at the restaurant.
- 14: 00 Free leisure for swimming at the Catco beach .
- 18:00 Have dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 16: Catba - Haiphong - Hanoi ( B,L )
- 7h00 : Have breakfast.
- 7h30 : Free time at the beach.
- 11h00 : have lunch at the restaurant.
- 13h30 : transfer to Haiphong by hydrofoil to Binh wharf. Pick up and transfer to Hanoi.
- 17h00 arrive Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 17: HANOI - DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time till transfer to airport for departure.
Rate in USD per person - Validity Until 30 October 2011 Currency Converter ----- Number Of Person ----- Class 2 - 3 4 - 5 6 - 9 10-12 Single Sup 2 Stars 1449 1080 925 847 255 3 Stars 1508 1165 1011 938 345 4 Stars 1930 1415 1280 1250 646 5 Stars 2215 1786 1615 1556 968
Accommodation offering in this trip (click to see ):
Cities 2 Stars 3 Stars 4 Stars 5 Stars HaNoi Hang My Thien Thai Mercure Sofitel Plaza CatBa Prince Hollyday Sunrise Catba resort Spa Hue Tigon Asia Saigon Morin Saigon Morin DaNang BaNa Resort BaNa Resort BaNa Resort BaNa Resort HoiAn ThuyDuong3 Thuy Duong 3 VinhHung Resort Life Resort NhaTrang Beach Green Saigon Yasaka VinPearl PhanThiet HaiAu Saigon Muine CocoBeach Victoria SaiGon Xuan Loc Hoang Hai Long Grand Legend hotel
Tour Cost includes:
- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary ( Lunches at the restaurant )
- 2 Domestic flights : Nhatrang - Danang., Hue -Hanoi
- English or French - speaking guide
- Entrance fees- Private Boat trip in Perfume River, Nhatrang, Tiengiang river in Mytho.
- Hight speedboat ticket : Haiphong - CatBa -Haiphong
- 1 night accommodation on AC cabin in the private junk with boat cruise.
- 15 nights at hotel - Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)
Tour Cost excludes:
- International airfare to/from Vietnam
- Personal insurance
- Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
- Visa to Vietnam
Where Trip starts in Hochiminh and ends in Hanoi. When All year round. Grade Moderate to Strenous. Accommodation Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel). Transport Private car or bus, boat, public ferry. Meals As indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner).
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