ST TI 01 : A long Vietnam
21 days/20 nights - Daily Departure

The winding road along Vietnam's coastline connecting the country's important cities and towns has borne witness to many twists and turns in her recent history. Built in the 18th century by Vietnamese foot soldiers and mandarins, it was called mandarin route. From the hectic traffic and fast business pace of Hochiminh City to pristine beaches in Phan Thiet,
Nha Trang, Danang...and historical sites in Qui Nhon, Hoi An, Hue and Hanoi, the mandarin route will be with you wherever you go. You will set foot on a maiden expanse of land between Dong Hoi and Ninh Binh where you wil find the local people and landscape exotic beyond your imagination. Sixteen days of travelling along this backbone route will give you an opportunity to tell your friends that "I have been there and have learnt about Vietnam".

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Day1: HoChiMinh ( Dinner )
Arrive at TanSonNhat airport. Meet and transfer to hotel. Visit the most exciting crowded city: Unification Palace Thong Nhat, Notre Dame Catheral, Port office , China town, Thien Hau pagoda,
Dinner Cruise on Saigon river. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: HoChiMinh city - MyTho (B,L )
Departure to My Tho. Visit VinhTrang pagoda (Ancient Cham culture), boat cruise in Mekong river to Thoi Son islet. Stroll through verdant orchards, sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks and meeting with peasants at local home. Return to HoChiMinh city.Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : HoChiMinh city - DaLat (B,L )
AM : Depart   to Da Lat, - the charmng city in Highland. The natural beauty also inspired Vietnam's last emperor, Bao Dai, to build a summer home in Dalat in 1933. this original golf course has been redesigned and expanded to a plush 18-hole course, which consistently earns high ranks from international sporting magazines and draws golfers from all over Asia.
On arrival. Visiting the waterfall of Datanla, one of the most beautiful and imposing falls in Lam Dong and Truc Lam Zen Monastery on Phoenix Mountain, one of the most beautiful temples in Vietnam. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 4: DaLat – Lak lake  (B,L,D )
Am :You visit  the City Flower Garden for tourists to contemplate the glorious beauty of various types of flowers there then visit  Former Palace of Emperor Bao Dai - The last Emperor of Vietnam.
Leave for Lak Lake ,  and enjoy elephants working, ridding , Visit Jun Village. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Lak lake – Buon Me Thuot  (B,L,D )
Leave for BuonMeThuot. Visit Jarai ethnic village, Highlands Minorities Museum, central market. Drai Sap waterfall , Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6: BuonMeThuot – Nha trang  (B, L)
Breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Visit Don Villge. Then leave for Nha trang. On arrival, check in Hotel and The left of the day is open for free sea bathing at NhaTrang beach. Overnight in NhaTrang.
Day 7: Nha trang  (B,L )
8h00 am: Start from your hotel to Cau Da port. Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island is the first place to visit, many sea species of Nha Trang/Khanh Hoa province make a small ocean world there. Mun Island is the best island for snorkeling where you can see lots of lives colorful corals and fish. You will also be able to see caves in which the sea swallows make their nest.Then relaxing, swimming & doing water sports or other activities at Mot Island, Tranh Beach Island or on a small island calling “Mini beach”. Taking a fresh lunch at the island. On the way back you will visit a fishing village before going to the shore.
Day 8: Nha trang – Danang - Hoian ( B, L)
Breakfast at Hote, then transfer to the airport for flight to Danang. Pick up and transfer to Danang for Lunch. Then visit Cham Museum in Danang, Keep Going to Hoian . Arrive Hoian. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 9: Hoian  ( B,L )
Visit Hoian - an old trading town, some 30km from Danang. Hội An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.
You will visit : Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese, Hoian Museum and Market. Lunch at restaurant. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 10: Hoian - Hue (B, L )
Am: Transfer to Hue. taking photograph from HaiVan Pass ( The pass of Sea and Cloud), Spend time in LangCo beach enroute. Check in Hotel and have lunch
Pm: Visit Dai Noi Imperial Citadel and King Khai dinh`s Tomb. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Hue-Hanoi ( B, L )
Boat cruise on the Perfume river to visit Thien Mu pagoda, King Minh Mang`s Tomb. Lunch
Pm: transfer to the airport for flight to Hanoi. Pick up at the airport. Transfer to Hotel . Free time. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Hanoi –Mai Chau  ( B,L ,D)
Departure from your hotel to Mai Chau. Stop in to see Hang Pagoda ( Chua Hang ). Then continue to Mai Chau. Arriving at about 12:30.
Short hike to visit the two villages such as Ban Van and Ban Lac. Overnight at Mai Chau HideAway resort.
Day 13: Mai chau –Nghia Lo   ( B, L,D )
After breakfast, departure to Son La. Stop to visit the hamlets scattered around the Muong minority Yen Chau and Moc Chau. Lunch during the trip. Arrival in the province of YenBai. Overnight at hotel Nghia Lo.
Day 14: Nghia Lo – Mu Cang Chai   ( B, L,D )
Have breafast. Crossing Cao Pha Pass on the bumpy road and visiting bee-growing farm and some minority groups on the way until you get to Mu Cang Chai town. Enjoy and the beauty of the Mu Cang Chai terraced rice fields as weel as the unique cultural character of the Mong ethnic minority group in Yen Bai Overnight in MuCangChai Town.
Day 15:  Mu Cang Chai - Than uyen -Sapa  ( B, L )
From Mu Cang Chai town, Taking tours to visit villages of Muong Khoa, Muong Kim and Na Kim where you can see very colorful minority groups .car take cross Tram Ton Pass where you can enjoy freshest and cool air and nice landscapes. You take one of the most spectacular roads in northern Vietnam to get to Sapa . Arrive at the station in the French colonial style in Sa Pa at nightfall. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16: Sapa ( B, L)
All day trekking to visit some minority villages. Lao Chai - TaVan - GiangTaChai. You will meet some different minority people H’mong, Zay, Red Dzao, you can see the different colorful dresses. Back Sapa and Night at Hotel.
Day 17: Sapa – Hanoi  ( B, L)
Breakfast, visit village of the black H'mong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days. Back town have lunch and check out hotel, then transfer back Hanoi. Night at Hotel.
Day 18 : Hanoi City tour ( B, L )
8h30 AM Visit to HoChiMinh Mausoleum, HoChiMinh's House-on-stilt,  Ethnic Museum , Van Mieu (Temple of Literature). Lunch
P.M: Visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. Cyclo tour (1 hour) to visit Old Quarter of Hanoi and Dong Xuan Market. See water puppet show and  Night in Hanoi.

Day 19: Hanoi – Halong  ( B, L,D )
8:00: Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and start our trip to explore the most amazing bay in the North of Vietnam. On the way, we will have a quick stop at the middle of the way to rest. This also let you have a glance at Hai Duong Province and taste their traditional “Green bean cake”.
12.30: Arrive in our office at Hon Gai Pier, you will have a bit time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee. Wait for our captain to finish the registration and transfer by tender to our boat.
12.45: Enjoy welcome drink and spend a couple minutes to briefing about safety on boat and activities included then we check in our cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will be served while leisurely cruising further into Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive in kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys our Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner on board.
20.30: Free time to challenge yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games, or gathers your group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply has a cocktail and enjoy the quiet night on the bay..
Day 20: Ha Long - Hanoi ( B, L, )
06.00: Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style, familiar to you to fulfill your strength and ready for another exploring day.
08.00: Explore the well hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
09.00: Upon return to the boat you will have about 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
10.00: Attend in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration. You can quickly learn a simple but delicious Vietnamese dish that Gordon Ramsey (a 2 Michelin Star Chef) used to guide – Nem Cuon or challenge yourself in fruit and vegetables carving.
11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch on boat.
12.00: Back to the harbor and disembark in Hon Gai pier.
12.30: Our transport will take you back to Hanoi.
17.00: End of service.
Attention: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.
Day 21: Hanoi (B )
Shopping before coach transfer to airport for departure.

Rate in USD per person valid till 30 April 2020 except New year & Lunar new year period

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Single Sup

3 stars






4 stars






5/4 stars






 Hotels ( click to see )


3 stars

4 stars

4/5 stars



Thang Long Opera

Pan Pacific


Renea Cruises

Alisa Cruise

Alisa Premier Cruise


Bamboo Hotel

Amazing Sapa

Victoria Sapa

Mai chau

Mai Chau HideAway

Mai Chau HideAway

Mai Chau HideAway

Nghia Lo

Nghia Lo Hotel

Nghia Lo Hotel

Nghia Lo Hotel

Mu CangChai  

Guest house

Guest house

Guest house






Thuy Duong 3

Vinh Hung Resort




Green World Hotel



Le Duy

Eden Saigon

Nikko Or Rex


Best Western Plaza

TTC Ngoc Lan

DaLat Luxury Palace




Saigon Ban Me hotel


Lak Lake Resort

Lak Lake Resort

Lak Lake Resort


Tour Cost includes:

- Full transportation by private car or minibus as tour program indicated.
- Domestic and airport taxes for  flight ticket : Nha trang – Danang, Hue -Hanoi
- Breakfast at hotel.
- Lunches
- English or French - speaking guide
- Entrance fees.
- Boat  trip in Nhatrang, Lak lake, Tiengiang river in Mytho and Halong bay.
- Twin-share accommodation


Tour Cost excludes:

  • International airfare to/from Vietnam
  • Personal insurance , Other meals.
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
  • Visa to Vietnam

Note : This trip can be modified as your travel plan or contact us

Trip Summary:


Trip starts in HoChiMinh city and ends in Hanoi


All year round;


Moderate to Strenous; Adventure, Nature tour 


Tourist-class hotels (Standard)


Private car or bus, boat,


As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)



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