Within its spectacular bays and mountains, Vietnam hides its mysterious ethnic minority hamlets, majestic cascading rice terraces, and one of Southeast Asia most vibrant food scenes. We have designed a Vietnam trip package that takes you across the country, from Hanoi – Vietnam’s millennial capital city, to Sapa – the North’s ultimate trekking base. The legendary karst limestone mountains of Halong Bay is next on our itinerary. This New Natural Wonder of the World with serene emerald water is undoubtedly a perfect getaway.
The idyllic Hue – Vietnam’s formal imperial capital has all the grandeur and majesty to stir the curiosity of any history buff. Lacking the royal status but Hoian is laden with cultural heritage and is indeed a photographer’s delight. This small mustard-yellow town is redolent of its heyday as one of the busiest ports in Asia and has its visitors captivated with its beguiling manifestation of cultures, architecture, and natural opulence.
Away from the serenity, you will be welcomed by the year-round party scene of Saigon that beckons visitors from all corners of the world. The Pearl of the Far East is one of the most exciting cities in Asia but we do not settle for just that. The last destination to be featured in this Vietnam trip package is The Mekong Delta, perfect for those enraptured by its unique floating lives and waterways.
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
Meals: NA/Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
You will be picked up at Hanoi Airport and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, you are free to stroll around the Old Quarter and try some local food to your heart’s content.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
Meals: Breakfast, lunch/Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.
As the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is an indispensable destination for any Vietnam trip package. This centuries-old city surely has a good many to offer its visitors, guaranteed to be a mix of cultural, historical and natural spectacles, starting with the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace and Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house at the back, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, and the delightful scene around West Lake at the heart of Hanoi, including the well-preserved Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. After lunch, stroll around the Old Quarter, the most bustling and characteristic neighborhood in Hanoi, on a rickshaw, passing Hoan Kiem Lake. Go back to your hotel to relax. Dinner is on your own arrangement.
Day 3: Hanoi – Sapa.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner/Accommodations: Hotel in Sapa
Early in the morning, we will depart to Sapa, a tourist’s delight. It takes about 5 hours. After lunch, you will have a 4-hour trek to visit Lao chai – Tavan and Giang Ta Chai Villages, to explore the local life of ethnic minorities, admire the breathtaking natural scenery with majestic terraced rice fields. Back to your hotel in Sapa and have dinner at a local restaurant. Stay at your hotel for the night.
Day 4: Sapa – Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch./Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
After breakfast at the hotel, you start to visit Cat Cat village, inhabited by Black Hmong People. As you arrive in Cat Cat Village, visit the Hydropower station, the village’s waterfall, as well as learning about the culture, customs, and the villagers’ unique traditional crafts such as weaving, silver carving, and making hand forged agricultural tools. Head back to Sapa for lunch then proceed to Hanoi and stay there for the night.
Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay
Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner– Accommodation: Overnight on Cruise.
After enjoying breakfast, you will head out for a 3-4 hour ride to embark on a rejuvenating Ha Long Bay cruise. While cruising the emerald waters of the World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO, you could marvel at its grotesque limestone cliffs and islands, such as Dinh Huong and Ga Choi, etc. Later on, you will go ashore to visit one of the most fascinating caves in the bay area. And you will stay overnight on board.
Day 6: Ha Long – Hanoi – Night train to Hue
Meal: Breakfast-Brunch/Accommodation: On Cruise
Kick start your day early with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck and you will get a chance to admire the ethereal sight of the sun rising from the watery horizon. After breakfast, visit an enticing karst grotto and then go back to the ship for a final glimpse of Ha Long Bay while cruising back to the dock. As the boat arrives at the harbor by noon, check out before driving back to Hanoi. You will then have some free time before getting transferred to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Hue.
Day 7: Hue
Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
In the morning, you will arrive in Hue – the next destination to be in our Vietnam trip package. You will be picked up by our guide and spend the entire day touring this former ancient capital. You will visit Imperial Citadel, The royal Antiques Museum, and Dong Ba Market. After lunch, visit Khai Dinh and Minh Mang Tombs, and discover a conical hat village.
Day 8: Hue – Danang – Hoi An
Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.
This morning, you will get transferred from Hue to Da Nang while taking in all the beauty of Lang Co Beach and Hai Van Pass along the way. Upon arrival in Hoi An, check into your hotel and your are free to relax and discover this ancient town for the rest of the day. Stay overnight in Hoi An.
Day 9: Hoi An
Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Perched on the northern bank towards the mouth of the Hoai River, the atmospheric town of Hoi An was once a major entrepot in Southeast Asia from the 15th century to 19 century, harboring foreign traders from China, France, Nederlands, Japan, Poland, and Arab. These merchants came here to trade for high-grade silk and ceramics, which are still being produced in the area. Due to many geological and political drawbacks, Hoi An was abandoned from a commercial perspective and spared from the searing wars, as well as industrialization and urbanization. This lovely quaint town now looks almost the same way it did centuries ago with eclectic architecture, tailors shops, and numerous cafes. You will enjoy a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding alleyways visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. After that, there will be free time for you to shop or relax. You will stay overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10: Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City
Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
sam In the afternoon, you will tour around the city with en route visits to the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office, and Ben Thanh Market. You will stay overnight in HCMC.
Day 11: Cao Dai Temple & Cu Chi Underground
Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)
This morning you will drive to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh. Cao Dai Holy See Temple is a cathedral of the Cao Daism religion and home to the Divine Eye, the official symbol of this unique religion, dedicated to Jesus Christ, Confucius, Taoism, and Buddha. You will have a chance to observe the midday service.
After lunch, proceed to the Cu Chi Tunnels, comprising more than 200 km of underground tunnels and standing as a witness to the searing memories of the Vietnam War. The main axis system branches out to underground hideouts, bomb shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. Its underground system is comprised of numerous trap doors, living areas, sleeping chambers with bamboo beds, storage facilities, weapon factories, field hospitals, command centers, and kitchens. Nowadays, the remaining parts have become a major tourist attraction, offering its visitors a unique insight into life during wartime. Go back to the city center and stay there for the night.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City –My Tho – Can Tho
Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho
Our Vietnam trip package also offers you an immersive experience exploring the exotic Mekong Delta. You will leave the hurly-burly of HCMC for My Tho, where you will enjoy a sail along the canals surrounded by luxuriant greenery on a private boat to a lush orchard. Here, you will be treated to a delicious lunch in a local restaurant in the heart of the Mekong, completed with tropical fruits. You will also visit Dong Tam Snake Farm that breeds snakes for, among other things, snake wine; before visiting Vinh Trang Pagoda. You then head to Can Tho City, the heart of the Mekong Delta, for an overnight stay.
Day 13: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
You will wake up to the sounds of the Mekong River welcoming a new day and take boat trip to join in the sun-soaked Cai Rang floating market, one of the busiest floating markets in the Mekong Delta, with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space to sell their goods that will definitely leave you in awe. After sampling local fruits, your guide will take you back to the hotel through a myriad of canals. You will have lunch at a local restaurant before returning to Ho Chi Minh City for an overnight stay.
Day 14: Departure
Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: NA
There is no activity planned for today, so you are free to enjoy your free time shopping for souvenirs until getting transferred to the airport for your onward flight.
Hopefully, our comprehensive Vietnam trip package will help you gain not only knowledge about Vietnamese culture, but a sense of connection to every destination that will stick with you forever, and bon voyage!
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