Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi city in Vietnam 10 Days 9 Nights

Trip Code

HCMAHCIN10D9N

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

10 days

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Maximum Seats

8

What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay, Ninh Binh

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the In-depth Cultural tour Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi city in Vietnam 10 Days 9 Nights, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 5 other destinations in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi city in Vietnam 10 Days 9 Nights includes accommodationin a hoteland hostel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city arrival - Aiport pick-up - Hotel check in ( No meal)

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh city. Driver will pick you up after you getting the visa and transfer you to the hotel. Check in the hotel and have your free time. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 2

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi tunnels half day (Meal: B,L)

07:45-08:15 am: Tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in District 1 in Ho Chi Minh city and depart for Cu Chi tunnels trip. The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served. Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun. 14:00: Return to your hotel in Sai Gon. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 3

Day 3: Mekong Delta Discovery My Tho - Ben Tre Full Day (Meal: B,L)

07:30-08:15: Tour guide and bus will pick you up at your hotel and leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation. Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time. In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. 17:30: Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 4

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh airport transfer - Flight to Hanoi city (Meal: B )

Today, you have free time to exploring Sai Gon by your own until driver comes to pick you up and transfer to the airport for flight to Hanoi city. Upon arrival Hanoi airport, driver will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi old quarter for check in. Free day to explore Hanoi city - most interesting area of Hanoi city. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 5

Day 5: Sapa – Ylinh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village ( Meals: B, L, D )

Please check out the room and you can leave your luggage at the hotel. You can only bring hand bag with something for the trip: passport, clothes, camera, walking shoes, sandals, and any thing you need for trip. ( 12km trekking through the terrace fields to homestay ) 06:30 - 07:00 am: Guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter and transfer to sleeper bus. Departing to Sapa with short break-time on the way. 12:30 - 13:00: Our local tour guide would love to welcome you to Sapa. Pick you up when you arrive Sapa and start enjoy Real Sapa Experience trip. From Sapa town, you have the chance trekking through the town to see the background of the daily life and architecture. Chill out the town, you will step on the terrace rice, corn and potato fields. Not only trekking to see the natural landscape, fresh air, but also host will love to share with you about their local culture, custom and habit. You will get the feeling that you are a member of her family, non-touristy. Trekking through the villages to see and understand much more the life of minority in Sapa. With the simple house, life and people, you get the light feeling and want to stay there for longer time. On trekking route, terrace by terrace fields will appear in front of you, with the lovely waterfall where you will have a nice time for relaxing, taking photo. Arrive guide’s house, her family will welcome you as a member back home for long time no see. You will prepare the dinner with her family if you like it. Pick the vegetable from the garden, cooking the local foods in the kitchen while sharing a lot of stories with each other. Evening time, it is the nicest time to experience the local family’s atmosphere. Sharing and learning their culture with the stories host is so happy to share with you. Overnight at guide’s house.
Day 6

Day 6: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village – Sapa – Hanoi ( Meals: B, L )

You can wake up a little early to see how about host starting a new day. Cooking breakfast and join altogether. You have the options: + Trekking to see the further village and sceneries, through the Bamboo forest, terrace fields. +Or, you can tell your guide to go to their family’s fields to work, such as harvesting, or planting, or taking care their fields. Get back to Sapa town by shuttle bus. You still have the free time to visit local market in Sapa town, and discover Sapa town by your own before come back to Hanoi. 15:30: Get on the sleeper bus and come back Hanoi city. 21:30: Arrive Hanoi Old Quarter. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 7

Day 7: Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Cycling 1 Day Tour (Meal: B,L)

8:00 – 8:30: Driver and tour guide will meet you at your hotel and depart the Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour. Bus will stop on the half way to get the break time after 1 hour and half in the bus. At this moment, you can stretch your legs and take some photos of countryside. Keep heading to Hoa Lu – the ancient capital of Vietnam in 10th century under 2 Dynasties: Dinh and Le Empire. You will understand much more about Vietnam with King Dinh and King Le’s temple. Through this trip, you have the chance to find out about the history, culture, architecture, and development of Vietnam what is still maybe strange of you. Then, bus will transfer you to the local restaurant where you have the buffet Lunch with a lot of local food. And one of most special and famous in Ninh Binh is goat meat. After Lunch time, tour guide will help you understanding about Tam Coc before enjoy the rowing boat time on Ngo Dong river. Ngo Dong river meanders among the mountains and you will have the feeling that we are living in the most peaceful and beautiful place in the world. Boat takes you through the 3 caves ( Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba ). You see not only the “ Halong Bay on land”, but also you have the chance to meet the local farmers who is working in the rice field. Lovely time to understand more the local countryside’s life in Vietnam. After rowing boat time in Tam Coc, you are riding bicycle to the paddy field and through the local villages to discover the simple daily life of local people, you will have the awesome experience in the country. 16:00: Get back the bus and heading back to Hanoi. Saying goodbye the lovely point. 18:30: Arrive the hotel in Hanoi old quarter. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 8

Day 8: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Cruise ( Meals: B, L, D )

Please check out the room and you can leave your luggage at the hotel. You can only bring hand bag with something for the trip: passport, clothes, camera, walking shoes, sandals, and any thing you need for trip. 7:45 – 8:30am: Tour guide and bus pick you up at the hotel. Heading to Halong Bay with short break time on the haft way. 12:45: Arrive Halong harbor. Crews welcome you on boat with Welcome Drink. Check in the cabin and enjoy the traditional Vietnamese Lunch. Lunch will be served while cruising among the islands to the center of Halong Bay. After lunch time, free time to sunbathing on the sundeck, photo hunting time of peaceful view, local fisherman’s daily life. 15:00: Cruise anchors in the center of Halong Bay. Visiting the Amazing cave – one of the biggest and most beautiful grottos in Halong Bay. 16:00: Heading to Ti-Tov island where you can hike up to the top to view whole bay. From the top of this island, you can see a stunning seascape and sightseeing. Also you can do sunbathing on the sandy beach, swimming in the pure water. 17:15: Back to the boat. Enjoy the Sunset time with fruit and local Wine. 19:00: Dinner will be served with a lot of delicious Vietnamese foods. After dinner, free time to watch movie, playing the card, or attend the Squid fishing game. Or simply, sharing the story with other people in your group. Overnight on cruise
Day 9

Day 9: Halong Bay – Kayaking – Hanoi ( Meals: B, L )

You should wake up a little early to enjoy the Sunrise in Halong Bay – the nice moment during the trip. 7:00: Enjoy the breakfast with Tea & Coffee. 8:15: Going to do Kayaking among mountains, exploring the beauty of Halong Bay by your own. 9:30: Get back to cruise, check out the cabin. Our chef on board will share with you how to make Vietnamese spring roll during the Cooking Demonstration, and you can make Spring Roll by yourself. Then, take the leisurely time to rest on sundeck to view the bay. 11:00: Lunch will be served. Enjoy the meal while cruising back to Halong harbor 12:30: Get on the bus back to Hanoi with short break time on half way. 16:30 – 17:00: Arrive your hotel in Hanoi city. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 10

Day 10: Hanoi Departure (Meal: B)

According to your flying time, driver will pick you up at the hotel and transfer to Hanoi airport for your flight out. Have a good flight and see you again! Note: This tour is organized by individual trips with group joining. There is a different group each trip during your holiday. Who should participate? - This tour is suited for all, including children as well. Price structure: - Price quoted is based on per person basis. If you are solo traveller booking Share Room Option, you will stay at Share Dorm Room at the hotel in each city. This is 3 star package, please advise if you want to upgrade to 4 or 5 star package! If you want to extend the trip, or add any more night in any city, or start from the Hanoi city, please advise!

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1059 USD 659 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 1259 USD 859 USD 4 & 5star

* From prices subject to availability and subject to change. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Amounts payable to third parties not included. We include all flights as detailed within the trip summary for each tour. From the moment you land in the starting city to the moment you are transferred to the airport in the end city, all transport arrangements are taken care of by us. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. If you book with TUI an additional 3% fee applies to credit card or charge card payments .

INCLUDES:

*All nights hotel accommodation.
* Breakfast daily & All lunches & Dinners.
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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