Day 1: Arrival – Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi city tour – Lao Cai
Day 3: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat
Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay on Emotion Cruise
Day 6: Halong – Hanoi
Day 7: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hue
Day 8: Hue City Tour
Day 9: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An
Day 10: Hoi An
Day 11: Hoi An – Da Nang – Nha Trang
Day 12: Nha Trang Island tour
Day 13: Nha Trang
Day 14: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh city
Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City tour – Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta
Day 17: Ho Chi Minh – Phu Quoc
Day 18, 19: Phu Quoc
Day 20: Phu Quoc – Ho Chi Minh
Day 21: Ho Chi Minh - Departure
Day 1: Arrival – Hanoi (welcome dinner)
Welcome dinner Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for check in and then enjoy our welcome dinner Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour – Lao Cai (B, L, D)
AM: After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex for visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century. Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi. PM: Visit Ethnological museum then have Cyclo in the Old Quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy Water Puppet show in the afternoon. Relax then have dinner And transferred to the railway station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on the train.
Day 3: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat (B, L)
Upon arrival in Lao Cai (at: 06:00), transferred to Sapa by car. Have breakfast. Relax. Your guide will meet you at hotel for short trek to Catcat village, the village of H'mong tribe in the valley, which remains very generally uncorrupted outside forces. Excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone and paddy fields of H'mong village. Enjoy some visits to local families and reach their customs. After the village down into the valley, the Cat Cat waterfall will be visible. A "White curtain" cascade appears, surrounded by flowery valley and deep-green pines. The rocks near the river and waterfall provide a marvelous place for picturesque photos and sunbathing during good weather… Overnight in Sapa.
Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Hanoi (B, L)
Breakfast before private car transferred to Lao Chai village, a village of Black H’mong. Short trek down to river to visit hill tribe house to see their living style and the local woman made their handicraft clothes. Further on along the road, the Tavan village where Dzay people staying can be seen. Visit the village and reach their customs. Trek back to main road and the car take you back to Sapa, transferred to Lao Cai for dinner the take the night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay on Emotion Cruise (B, L, D)
The train arrives in Hanoi at 5:00 AM, you will be picked up to a hotel nearby to have a shower and have breakfast then at 08: 15 our bus pick you up at your hotel for the 3.5 hr drive (165km) to Halong City. 12: 00 Board Halong Phoenix Cruiser. Lunch and a welcome drink are served while the boat cruises the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape. You will see Dog Rock and Incense Burner Rocks, as well as Fighting Cock Rock before heading to Sung Sot Cave (Cave of Surprises). Later, we stop at a floating house owned by fishermen before kayaking to Luon Cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay. After returning to the boat, we will anchor in a safe and scenic location for swimming and seasonal fruit in the “ Floating Garden ”. Dinner is served on board and then you will have free time to listen to music, relax under the stars. Overnight on boat.
Day 6: Halong – Hanoi (B, L)
6-6.30: At leisure or practise Tai Chi with our instructor during the sunrise. 6.30-8.00: Start your day with an International Buffet Breakfast or set manu. 8.00-8.45: Explore the Cave of Surprise (Sung Sot Cave) one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. 9: 00 – 9: 25: Swimming/relax 9: 30: Turn back to the Tourist Wharf - continue cruise slowly through Halong Bay 10: 00: Check-out, clear bills 10.45: Depart to Halong Tourist Wharf, transferred to the restaurant 11.30: Have lunch in a restaurant in Halong city. 12.30: Departure to Hanoi Arrival in Hanoi at 16:30 PM, check in hotel and relax. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hue (B, L)
8:00 depart to Ninh Binh, enjoying the rural scenery along the road. Visit Hoa Lu old citadel. Have lunch at restaurant before take the rowing boat along the tiny canal among the rice fields to visit Tam Coc (Three Grottoes). 15: 30 PM back to the car for going back to Ha Noi airport for flight to Hue at 18:45 PM. Upon arrival in Hue at 19:55 PM, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue City Tour (B, L)
AM: Visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Before leaving the site of Imperial city we visit ImperialMuseum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai Dinh Tomb, have lunch. PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.
Day 9: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B, L)
Drive to Hoian on the way visit Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach, via Danang and visit Cham Museum & Marble Mountain en route. Afternoon visit Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit the former merchants 'homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10: Hoi An (B)
Free & easy.
Day 11: Hoi An – Da Nang – Nha Trang (B)
AM: Free & easy PM: Transferred to the airport for flight to Nha Trang at 14:10. Upon arrival in Nha Trang at 15:10, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 12: Nha Trang Island tour (B, L)
Boat trip to Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Mun Island (including National Maritime Reserve). Having lunch then enjoy some activities in the sea such as: scuba diving, snorkeling (upon request) … Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 13: Nha Trang (B)
Free & easy. Discover the beauty of Nha Trang beach by your own way.
Day 14: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh city (B)
AM: Free at your relax PM: transferred to airport for flight to Saigon depart at 15:30 PM, upon arrival in Saigon at 16:30 PM, you will be picked up to hotel for relax and overnight. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
We start our tour with a visit to the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Close to this sight are some of the best French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Post Office. Visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda, the War Remnant and the bustling Ben Thanh Market. Here anything and everything is for sale. Lunch at local restaurant. Afterwards we continue to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Turn back to Saigon for overnight.
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta (B, L)
8:00 Pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the stilhouse and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise Island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family business where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returning to My Tho by rowing boat. Proceed to Saigon and relax. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 17: Ho Chi Minh – Phu Quoc (B)
Relax until transferred to the airport for flight to Phu Quoc at 10:15 AM, upon arrival in Phu Quoc at 11:15 you will be picked up and transferred to your resort for check in and relax. Overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 18, 19: Phu Quoc (B)
Free & easy. Discover the beauty of Phu Quoc Island – one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
Day 20: Phu Quoc – Ho Chi Minh (B)
Transferred to the airport for flight to Saigon at 11:15. Upon arrival in Saigon at 12:15, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 21: Ho Chi Minh - Departure (B)
Relax until transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight.