Day 1 : Hanoi Arrival ( D )
You are welcomed at Noi Bai international airport – T 2 terminal by Truly Vietnam Tour guide and driver. You then will transferred to one of the top rated boutique hotels located in the Hanoi Old Quarter. Relax with a “ Jet Leg Spa Package “. Enjoy your welcome dinner with special dishes. Overnight at the top-rated boutique hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi.
Day 2 : Visit Hanoi on motorbike – Lao Cai – Sapa ( B, L, D )
After your breakfast. Get on one of our exciting rides as a pillion passenger, you will be taken to the must-see attractions in Hanoi including the Opera House, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, touring around the Hanoi Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem lake. This is a perfect introduction for visitors to Hanoi. You then ride to Truc Bach, West lake to find out how Hanoi life style with morning tea and social interactions.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Enjoy Bia Hoi ( Local beer ) and special dishes like locals. Free at leisure. You dinner will served in authentic Vietnamese restaurant before we transfer to station for night train to Sapa. Spend your night on private wooden cabin.
Day 3 : Lao Cai – Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van ( B, L, D )
You will arrive to Lao Cai in the early morning. Our local guide and driver pick up you at the station and transfer to Sapa for breakfast. Free at leisure, enjoy fresh morning with hot tea and coffee before start your sightseeing tour.
Start with the road trip, we then walk on a small path down the valley to the Muong Hoa River and from here to the Black H’mong village Lao Chai. After this you continue to Ta Van village(1.200 m) to visit Zay people. Zay is a fairly small minority group of about 38.000 people who live mainly in the mountains in Northwest Vietnam. The Zay houses are built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. We stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van and have our dinner here.
Day 4 : Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa ( B, L, D )
After the breakfast we continue to visit Red Dao tribe at Giang Ta Chai where we also see a waterfall. The Red Dao women have very colorful red embroidery and coins on their clothing. On their head they wear a red scarf. Some of the women have shaved off their eyebrows because of a nice Red Zao Legend. We continue along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su pan where you will meet the jeep and transfer back to Sapa. Then go to the station for a night train back to Hanoi. Spend your night on private wooden cabin.
Day 5 : Hanoi – Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay ( B, L , D )
Arrival Hanoi in the early morning. You will be picked up and transfer to the hotel for shower and rest. Today, we will travel to Halong to visit the marvelous Bai Tu Long bay. The drive to Halong city trough the Red River Delta takes around 3,5 hours including a rest stop on the way on a private car.
You will board the Halong Signature Cruise which is one of the top-rated cruises. After lunch we set sail for Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, extraordinary limestone karst landscapes, Oan Lagoon, Teapot and Monster Head Islets. Explore Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boats or kayaks to discover the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants. Signature Cruise Halong Bay will stay close to Hang Trong Islet for the evening. Stay overnight on the bay in your Signature Suite cabin.
Day 6 : Halong Bay – Hanoi ( B, L )
The nicest time of the day on Halong Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and watch the never ending miraculous scenery unfold before you. Enjoy our buffet breakfast. It is one of the best, if not the best in the region and our guests are always satisfied. We provide a wide variety of breakfast favorites and we are sure there will be something for you no matter what your preference is.
After breakfast we board the excursion boat for a side trip to Surprise Cave (Sung Sot). The 100 stair climb is well worth the extraordinary views this grotto worn over millions of years into a lime stone karst. Back onboard it is time to check out of your cabin as we draw closer to the mainland. Road trip back to Hanoi. Free to explore Hanoi and have dinner on your accounts. Overnight at the top-rated boutique hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi.
Day 7 : Hanoi – Danang – Hoi An ( B, L, D )
After breakfast at your hotel. Our local guides and driver will transfer you to Noi Bai international airport for one hour flight to Danang at the T 1 terminal. In Danang, our local guide and driver will pick up and transfer you to the hotel in Hoi An. After lunch, Start visiting the Temple Kwan, Phuc Kien Temple, Tan Ky Ancient House, Phung Hung house, Japanese Bridge and cultural show rooms in Hoi An. After your walking tour If you have free time ,you can do shopping at the old town. Dinner at the local restaurant. Overnight at the top-rated boutique hotel in the ancient town of Hoi An.
Day 8 : Hoi An – Tra Que ( B, L )
After breakfast at hotel. Today, you will experience the Tra Que village with local farmers. Tra Que – a little charming village lies on the edge of Hoi An, It is named after the sweetly scented vegetables not only make the Pho Hoi ‘s meals more sweet with different flavour but also make Hoi An specialities such as Cao Lau, Quang Noodle more memorable.
If you come here to the village , you can also enjoy the cooking class conducted by the host with local “Tam Huu” spring roll which is primarily made from Tra Que vegetables or pancake with meat called Banh xeo ( Xeo cake ) which is made with the enlivenment. Experience one day living and working with the local people at the Tra Que vegetable village where you will have a chance to discover the daily life of farmers. Return to Hoi An. Free to explore Hoi An and have dinner on your accounts. Overnight at the top-rated boutique hotel in the ancient town of Hoi An.
Day 9 : Danang – Ho Chi Minh city ( B, L, D )
After breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Danang airport for boarding to Ho Chi Minh city. Our local guide and driver will pick up and transfer to hotel. Take a sightseeing tour of the city, including the Reunification Palace, which was the residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of the war in April 1975, and some beautiful French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Central Post Office.
Tour of town and Thien Hau and Quan Am pagoda. After seeing the Emperor Jade Pagoda and the War Remnants Museum, we end the city tour at Ben Thanh market where anything and everything is for sale. Enjoy the A O show in the evening. Overnight at the top-rated boutique hotel in the Metropolis of Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 10 : Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi tunnels by speed boat ( B, L, D )
After breakfast at hotel. Most of the tourists visiting Cu Chi tunnels by bus. Today, you will do something different. We will visit the tunnels by speed boat. The interesting bot ride up the tunnels is about 1,5 hours. When you arrive to the tunnels area, we will Watch a brief introductory ‘propaganda’ video to the Cu Chi area. Explore the Cu Chi site, which includes weapon and booby trap exhibitions, navigating authentic Viet Cong tunnel, visiting different underground bunkers (kitchens, meeting rooms, ammunitions etc.), a firing range and much more. Try the local cassava root that sustained Viet Cong fighters for years. Enjoy a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch by the river before another boat ride back to Ho Chi Minh city.
Rest your day at leisure. Free to explore Ho Chi Minh city and have dinner on your accounts. Overnight at the top-rated boutique hotel in the Metropolis of Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 11 : Ho Chi Minh city – Ben Tre – Mo Cay by motorbike ( B, L , D )
After breakfast at hotel. Our tour guide will pick up you at your hotel by motorbikes heading south for the Mekong Delta. Today, we will take you to the green rice paddies, over quiet rivers and past scenes of local daily life. In Go Cong, we’ll stop for a visit at the Lăng Hoàng Gia royal palace and a nearby cherry plantation.
Lunch is served in a local restaurant set on stilts above a muddy beach. As you eat, you can watch the hundreds of clam collectors at work along the shoreline. After lunch we’ll drive along the river in the direction of Ben Tre, an area known as the ‘kingdom of coconuts’. A narrow jungle path takes us to ahomestay on the river, where you can relax amid nature or try your hand at fishing before enjoying a delicious Vietnamese dinner.
Day 12 : Mo Cay back to Ho Chi Minh city by motorbike ( B, L )
The day begins with breakfast at the homestay, after which we’ll take a stroll through the town’s morning market, and stop inside a workshop where women craft hand-made brooms for use all around southern Vietnam.
From Mo Cay we’ll drive 25 kilometers to the Ben Tre Wharfand take a boat to the main coconut farming and production area. Situated on a branch of the Mekong River, the people of Ben Tre make their living by manufacturing coconut products. At one of the coconut processing plants, you’ll witness each stage of the coconut’s journey – from husking to shaving and washing – to the creation of a wide range of products such as oil, candies and even kitchen utensils. We’ll take a short walk to a local mat-weaving workshop before stopping for lunch in a traditional Mekong Delta house.
After lunch, we’ll continue our tour of Ben Tre at a brick factory, and have a look around the enormous kilns where the bricks are fired. We return to the bikes on a scenic boat ride, and begin the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City around 3pm. Rest your day at leisure. Free to explore Ho Chi Minh city and have dinner on your accounts. Overnight at the top-rated boutique hotel in the Metropolis of Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh Departure ( B )
Breakfast at hotel. Free day for shopping and leisure until our local guide and driver transfer you to Tan Son Nhat airport for departure. End of services Vietnam Unique Tour.
|No of Pax||1 – 2||3 – 4||5 – 7||8 – 10||Single suppliment|
|Price/pax( USD )||2068||2001||1879||1798||177|
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/person)