Vietnam travel as we love 14 Days / 13 Nights

Start : Hanoi
Finish : Ho Chi Minh
Destinations: Hanoi - Halong - Tam Coc - Linh Coc Hai Nham - Mai Chau - Hue - Danang - Hoian - Ho Chi Minh city - My tho - Mekong - Can Tho - Cai Rang market

Day 1 : HANOI - arrival (D)
  • When arriving, welcome at the airport and transfer to your selected hotel.
  • Early in the evening, join a water puppet show, a distinct Vietnamese art in which a split-bamboo screen obscures puppets which stand in water and are manipulated using long poles hidden beneath the water.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2 : HANOI – City tour (B/L)
  • After breakfast, spend your day taking a tour around the capital and visiting such sites as
  • the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (outside),a large memorial in Hanoi, located in the centre of Ba Dinh Square, which is the place where Vietminh leader Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945.
  • his former residence,stilt house of Ho Chi Minh, the founder of modern Vietnam, fondly known as “Uncle Ho”.
  • One Pillar Pagoda, the emperor Lý Thái Tông constructed the temple in gratitude for this in 1049 by erecting a pillar in the middle of a lotus pond, similar to the one he saw in the dream that he met the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, who handed him a baby son while seated on a lotus flower
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in the city.
  • Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first national university.
  • Lunch in a restaurant.
  • In the afternoon, continue to the Museum of Ethnology, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam
  • Discover Hoan Kiem Lake, meaning "Lake of the Returned Sword" , where emperor Lê Lợi was boating on the lake when his magic sword, Heaven's Will, was grabbed by a turtle who quickly disappeared into the depths
  • Ngoc Son Temple, being built on the Jade Islet and dedicated to Confucian and Taoist philosophers and the national hero, Trần Hưng Đạo
  • and enjoy a rickshaw tour in the Ancient Quarter with its antique shops.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3 : HANOI / HALONG (B/L/D) (160km – 3h30)
  • After breakfast, transfer to Halong Bay – the World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO.
  • Arrive around 12h30 and take a junk for a memorable cruise through the mystical Halong Bay.
  • Enjoy fresh seafood set lunch while our Halong Sail is peacefully passing Burn of Incense, Dog, Fighting Cock Island and Halong fishing village.
  • Visit the most magical and beautiful cave – Sung Sot Cave.
  • Trek and swim at Titop Island, which gives you a chance to view panorama view of Halong bay from the top and do kayaking nearby.
  • Enjoy fresh seafood set dinner on the bay.
  • Enjoy films or squid fishing at night if requested.
  • Overnight on the junk.
Day 4 : HALONG / NINH BINH / TAM COC(B/L/D)   (190km – 3h30)
  • Wake up in the next morning at sunrise.
  • Experience Tai Chi Lesson on the sundeck if request in advance.
  • Enjoy an energizing breakfast.
  • Visit Luon Cave by small boat and then the boat passes Man Head Island, Tortoise Island.
  • Check out the cabin and clear the bills.
  • Learn to cut flowers from fruits and roots.
  • Check out the boat to transfer to Cua Vang for lunch.
  • In the afternoon, transfer to Tam Coc Ninh Binh.
  • On the way, stop to taste green been cakes with fresh green tea.
  • Arrive in the afternoon and check in hotel.
  • Dinner in a local restaurant with the regional specialty: Goat brochettes
  • Overnight in homestay.
Day 5 :LINH COC HAI NHAM / MAI CHAU (B/L/D) (130 km – 3h00)
  • After breakfast, transfer to Ninh Coc Hai Nham where you take a small sampan for a spectacular cruise through numerous waterways to the stunning caves.
  • Lunch in a local restaurant.
  • In the afternoon, take a car towards Mai Chau, a mountainous region located in Hoa Binh province, approximately 135 km from Hanoi and 65 km from Hoa Binh,  is well known for its stilt houses. The type of stilt houses, or pile dwellings, they construct are called Thai stilt houses and are made of bamboo and timber
  • Arrive late in the afternoon.
  • Dinner in homestay.
  • In the evening, join in the traditional dances of the White Thai.
  • Overnight in a house on stilts in Mai Chau.
Day 6 : MAI CHAU / HANOI (B/L)(150 KM – 3h30)
  • After breakfast, walk around 2 villages of Mai Chau : Lac and Pomcoong to discover the tradition of Thai minority - Thai ancestors that settled in the North-Western area of Vietnam, the two tribes, White Thai and black Thai, settled in the same area and make up the largest ethnic population of the region.
  • Lunch in Mai Chau.
  • In the afternoon, transfer to Hanoi.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7 : HANOI / DANANG / HOI AN (B/L) (700 km – 1h15 by plane)
  • After breakfast, transfer to the airport to take your morning filght to Danang.
  • When arriving, visit Marble Moutains, Ngu Hanh Son (The Marble Mountains) is about 8km southeast of Da Nang City. This is a cluster of five marble mountains lying close to the sea. That is why, it is dubbed Hon Non Nuoc, which means Mountain and Water in Vietnamese, then continuing to Hoi An, an important trading port during the 17th and 18th centuries officially listed as a World’s Heritage site.
  • Check in the hotel.
  • In the afternoon, walk around Hoi An ancient town and exploring its treasures :
  • Quan Cong temple – the brave and loyal Chinese General.
  • Phuc Kien pagoda, This is the most well-known assembly hall in the ancient town.Fukjianese were Chinese traders who first came to Hoi An in great number, at least in the XVII century. That was the reason why all above mentioned gods were worshipped in this pagoda after the collapse of the old pagoda.
  • The Japanese Bridge, Hoi An’s signature landmark used widely as an emblem of the town. It was built by Japanese merchants in the 16the century
  • Tan Ky ancient house, the most popular of Hoi An’s old houses.
  • Hoi An port, the World Heritage listed by Unesco..
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 8 : HOI AN (B)
  • After breakfast in the hotel, spend a free day relaxing yourself on the beach.
  • Meals on your own.
  • Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 9 : HOI AN / DANANG / HUE (B/L) (100 km – 2h00)
  • After breakfast, be free in the morning and then transfer to Hue,  (pronounced ‘hway’) was  a Unesco World Heritage site, deeply evocative capital of the Nguyen emperors(1802-1945) still resonates with the glories of imperial Vietnam, even though many of its finest buildings were destroyed during the American War. Palaces and pagodas, tombs and temples, culture and cuisine, history and heartbreak – there’s no shortage of poetic pairings to describe it.
  • On the way, visit the Cham Museum, the richest in South Vietnam, testimony of this vanished civilization.
  • Luch at local restaurant.
  • Through the Hai Van Pass, admiring the picturesque fishing village of Lang Co.
  • Check in the hotel.
  • Lunch at local restaurant.
  • Admire the picturesque fishing village of Lang Co.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Hue.
Day 10 : HUE (B/L/D)
  • After a breakfast, take a boat for a cruise on the gentle Huong River passing Dong Ba market and visit
  • Thien Mu pagoda on the riverbank
  • Emperor Minh Mang’s tomb,reminiscent of the Ming tombs in Chinese pavilions, ponds and gardens is known for its perfect harmony between architecture and its natural environment. It began to be built during his reign (1820-1841) and was completed only in 1843, two years after his death by his successor Thieu Tri.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • In the afternoon, visit the conical hats and incense stick making village.
  • Discover Emperor Khai Dinh’s mausoleum, which is unique among the royal tombs in Hue, Vietnam. Where other royal tombs are expansive and invite respectful reflection, The Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh built his final resting place to be monumental in style and bombastic in execution.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Enjoy the Royal dinner and be costumed as the King and the mandarins at the time
  • Overnight in Hue.
Day 11 : HUE / HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L) (1050 km – 1h15 by plane)
  • After an early breakfast, transfer to the airport for your morning flight to Ho Chi Minh city, under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochin-china and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955–75. On 2 July 1976, Saigon was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City, name of Vietnamese communist revolutionary leader who was prime minister (1945–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam).
  • When arriving in Ho Chi Minh,  transfer to your selected hotel.
  • In the same morning, discover a busy Saigon: 
  • enjoy a tour in the Old Colonial Residential Quarter and visit the City’s old Hotel, a palace built by the French architect Paul Gardès of 1902-19081 in the center of Saigon in Indochina at the time.
  • the Opera House, inspired by the architecture of the Opera Garnier in Paris, which was built in 1900. The facade of the opera is a replica of the Petit Palais in Paris
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral, The famous central Saigon Cathedral, built in 1877, is one of HCMC's architectural marvels, built with materials imported from France.
  • Post Office signed by Gustave Eiffel.
  • Lunch in a restaurant.
  • In the afternoon, discover the Chinese quarter “Cho Lon” and its impressive Binh Tay market.
  • End the day with a visit to a lacquerware factory.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Saigon.
Day 12 : HO CHI MINH CITY / MY THO / MEKONG / CAN THO (B/L/D) (175 km – 3h30)
  • In the morning, depart from Ho Chi Minh City and drive to My Tho, located in the heart of the Mekong  Delta, it is the capital city, center of economics, education and technology of Tien Giang province, located in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties into the sea through a network of revolves much around the river, and many of the villages are often accessible by rivers and canals rather than by road.
  • When arriving in My Tho, take a boat for a cruise on the Mekong River and its multiple canals to Ben Tre.
  • Visit a coco candy factory where you can taste local specialties.
  • Take a coach to visit a garden house and enjoy tea with honey and fresh tropical fruits.
  • Lunch in a local house.
  • In the afternoon, continue to Can Tho, the main town of the Mekong Delta,  is the fourth largest city in Vietnam, and the largest city in the Mekong Delta. It is noted for its floating market, rice paper-making village, and picturesque rural canals. It had a population of 1.2 million as of 2011, and is located on the south bank of the Hau River, a branch of the Mekong
  • Drive to Ba Hung homestay - 10 km from Can Tho city. You can make a beautiful walk or bike around the village, visit a craft village.
  • Dinner at this homestay.
  • Overnight at Ba Hung homestay.
Day 13 : CAN THO / CAI RANG market / HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L) (175 km – 4h00)
  • After breakfast, take a sampan to visit Cai Rang floating market and a family-run noodle-making factory. Cai Rang is the Mekong Delta's largest floating market is nearby Can Tho, floating markets have long thrived in the delta since they're the most convenient way for traders who transport
  • Witness the rural life and the beautiful vegetation along the riverbanks.
  • Discover the Ba Cong garden by tasting its fresh fruits, a craft factory of noodles before returning to Saigon.
  • On the way, lunch at Mekong restop – a romatic place.
  • Arrive in Saigon late in the afternoon.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Overnight in Saigon. 
Day 14 : HO CHI MINH CITY – Departure (B)
  • After breakfast, free time before your transfer to the airport by our guide.
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Price include

  1. Transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle
  2. English speaking guide
  3. Accommodation in twin or double shared rooms including breakfasts
  4. Accommodation in homestays.
  5. Luxurious boats for cruises
  6. Entrance fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program
  7. Lunches and dinners (L/D) mentioned
  8. Government taxes (VAT, etc.)
  9. Flights (Hanoi - Danang, Hue – Saigon) including airport taxes

Price exclude

  1. International flights and airport taxes
  2. Visa for Vietnam
  3. Insurance of traveler (obligatory)
  4. Personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned, etc.
  5. Beverage, tips, etc.