Vietnam Discovery &Leisure 17days-AVT04


This amazing trip offers you a depth understanding of most of the highlights of Vietnam and Indulging yourself, chill and relax in beautiful landscapes and Beach resorts! Starting from Hanoi 1000 years old with Bustling Old quarter, lakes, colonial buildings …Unreal Stunning Halong Bay with Fantastic overnight Cruise, Back to the history of Ancient Capital Hoa Lư and Beautiful Peaceful Ninh Bình’s Trang An Natural World wonder, colorful culture of Ethnic groups in Mai Châu. Hoian Peaceful Ancient Town with the old architecture of houses -World Heritage Sites as Venice in Vietnam. Down to Dynamic Saigon City, emotional Củ Chi Tunnels of Vietnam War and Floating Life of Mekong Delta of Rice Basket! Enjoy yourself at the White sand beach resort of Mui Ne

Tour Briefings :

Day1:     Arrive in Hanoi
Day2:    Hanoi City Tour (B)
Day3:    Hanoi – Halong Bay Junk Cruise (B/L/D)
Day4:    Ha Long Bay – Hoa Lu-Trang An (B,L)
Day5:    Ninh Binh – Mai Chau (B)
Day6:    Mai Chau – Easy walking around Valley (B,L)
Day7:    Mai Chau –Hoi An (B)
Day8:    Hoian Easy rider biking in the countryside (B)
Day9:    Hoi An – Cooking class and free & leisure (B,D)
Day10:  Hoi An -Cu Chi – Sai Gon City Tunnel(B)
Day11:  Saigon – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B)
Day12:  Can Tho -Cai Rang floating Village -Sai Gon(B)
Day13:  Ho Chi Minh City – Phan Thiet Mui Ne (B)
Day 14: Phan Thiet Mui Ne Beach Resort (B)
Day 15: Phan Thiet Mui Ne Beach (B)
Day 16: Phan Thiet -Sai Gon .
Day 17: Sai gon departure

Tour Details :
Day1 Arrive in Hanoi (no meal)
Upon arrival at Ha Noi Airport, you’ll be welcomed by our driver and guide, and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day2 Hanoi City Tour (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
0800 A.M Start our tour of the 1000-year-old city of Ha Noi. We’ll visit different highlights of Ha Noi including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh Museum, the Temple of Literature – 1st University of Vietnam, the Ngoc Son temple.
Choose one of the most famous you like overnight in Ha Noi.
Day3 Hanoi – Halong Bay Junk Cruise (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
08:00 Scenic three-hour drive from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay through the Red River Delta, which offers plenty of photo opportunities of Vietnamese farmers tilling the vast green paddy fields. At halfway, we’ll have a visit to a handicraft workshop with fine clothes, embroidered paintings, stone statuettes, and all kinds of gems mined in Vietnam such as star rubies or sapphires… Our destination is the World Heritage Site of Ha Long Bay. The bay offers some 3,000 mountain islands and islets towering in the Gulf of Tonkin in the East Vietnam Sea.
Upon arrival, you’ll be welcomed on board our luxury junk and treated with wine and fresh local seafood. As our junk glides further into the tranquility of Ha Long Bay amid the towering mountain cliffs and on the emerald green water, you’ll have a relaxing time combining the fine tastes of the wine and the freshness of Ha Long Bay. During the cruise, we’ll stop for visiting the amazing Sung Sot cave and the Ti Tov white sand beach before anchoring for the night.
Overnight onboard the junk in the wild of Ha Long Bay.
Day4 Ha Long Bay –Trang An Ninh Binh
07.00 Coffee, tea, and breakfast are served in the dining room.
07.45 Arrive by boat at the Surprise Cave – Optional tour program: prepare for visiting the Surprise Cave OR relax onboard the boat.
08.00 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes.
09.00 Upon return to the boat please check out of the cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier).
09.00 – 09.30 Upon return to the boat you will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please remove your belongings from the cabins, you may leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer directly to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.
09.30 Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet in the dining room. We will settle bills after breakfast. Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.
11.00 Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier. Transfer by tender to the pier and join our car for the 3-hour drive through the heart of the countryside of Hai Phong and Thai Binh Provinces to Ninh Binh. At Ninh Binh, we’ll have a 2,5-hour rowing boat trip at Trang An where the natural beauty is just unreal, KingKong film was shot here in 2016! Amazing scenery through Caves, pagodas… Then, we travel to our hotel for the night.
Overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day5 Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu –Mai Chau (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Take our bus to visit the Former Capital of Hoa Lu, understanding more Vietnamese history of 968-1009 with named DAI CO VIET
Then we drive to Mai Chau Valley, along the way enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Mountain, stop to visit local markets…
Overnight in Mai Chau
Day 6 Mai Chau (B,L)
After Breakfast enjoys Walking around to visit the Muong tribe through terraced rice paddies and small villages, discovering the natural beauty of the valley, and encountering the culture of the White Thai people, living in the region. Stop at a Thai village for having lunch with a local family
Overnight in Mai Chau
Day 7 Mai Chau – Ha Noi – Hoi An (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Free and easy. Picked up at the hotel and transferred back to Noi Bai Airport for the flight to Da Nang. Arriving at Da Nang, welcomed and transferred to Hoi An Old Town.
Free time to enjoy your night at beautiful colorful Hoian lantern town
Overnight at Hoi An.
Day8 Hoi An –Easy Rider biking (B)
After Breakfast, we cycle from Hotel to Countryside in Hoian with local men, Visit Vegetables Villages, Farming as Locals, talk with people, continue biking to see Buffalo, visit Coconut Farm with Round Bamboo Basket boat, lots of funnnn . After that, we keep cycling to take River Cruise back to Ancient town at noon and free at leisure.
Overnight in Hoi An Ancient Town.
Day 9 Hoi An at leisure (B,D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Full day at leisure till 4 pm Vietnamese Cooking Class Including ok visiting guiding food and vegetables at Market…then Learn to Cook Authentic Vietnamese Food with Chef, enjoy having Dinner with delicious food that you have COOKED.
Overnight in Hoi An Ancient Town.
Overnight in Hoi An Ancient Town.
Day 10 Hoi An – Da Nang – Sai Gon – Cu Chi
Breakfast at the hotel then we drive to the airport for a short flight to Saigon.
Upon arrival, check-in then we drive 70 km to Cu Chi once famous for the legendary tunnel system which at the height stretched over 250 km. In Cu Chi, you will have to check these tunnels of 3 levels yourself by creeping in the narrow tunnels. We’ll be surprised to find out how people made these tunnels and find out how the local people were during the Second Indochina War. Overnight in Sai Gon
Day11 Saigon -Mekong My Tho– Can Tho (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today you leave Saigon and travel to the Mekong River Delta. Enjoy an early breakfast at the hotel before driving to the riverside town, visiting a tropical fruit garden with Traditional Music, coconut candy factory Bee farm, rowing boat,… lunch on one of the islands with great local food
PM: Take Motor Cart – Great Fun Fun. Your driver will meet you at Vinh Long pier and take you to the center of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho City, for the night.
Overnight in Can Tho
Day12 Can Tho -Cai Rang Floating Village – Sai Gon
In the early morning, we’ll take a one-hour boat trip to the Cai Rang floating market with hustling and bustling activities, on the way back visit a local orchard to taste some seasonal fruit. After the boat trip, Today we’ll discover the exotic lifestyle of the communities who live on the mighty Mekong River. Drive back to Sai gon
Overnight in Saigon.
Day13 Sai Gon – Phan Thiet Mui
Depart Ho Chi Minh City by road for Phan Thiet. The scenic 200km trip on Highway One passes through the bustling city of Bien Hoa before cutting through dense rubber plantations. Nearer to Phan Thiet the terrain changes to an arid semi-desert with cactus plants and strange looking dragon fruit plants. Arrive in Phan Thiet in the late morning and check into the resort. The rest of the day is free to relax by the pool or on the sandy beach.
Overnight in Phan Thiet.
Day 14: Phan Thiet (B)
Breakfast at the resort
A full day at leisure in the resort or on the beach. Only accommodation with breakfast is included. For those more active, golfing is available nearby.
Overnight in Phan Thiet.
Day 15: Phan Thiet B
Breakfast at the resort, Free day at the resort
Day 16: Phan Thiet -Ho Chi Minh City
The morning is at leisure before checking out around noon and traveling back to Ho Chi Minh City. We trust you had a wonderful holiday
Day 17: Departure
Depart at any time for next travel or home sweet home! We trust you have had a great holiday!