Vietnam 11 Days 10 Nights North to South or Vice Versa

Trip Code

V11D10NTSOVV

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

11 days

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Maximum Seats

4

What's Included?

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

Summary

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta

Start in Hanoi and end in Ho Chi Minh City! With the In-depth Cultural tour Vietnam 11 Days 10 Nights North to South or Vice Versa , you have a 11 days tour package taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam and 5 other destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam 11 Days 10 Nights North to South or Vice Versa includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, insurance, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Check in Hotel in Hanoi and Free and easy (Meals: No)

Get picked up from the airport or train station to the hotel. Then you will have time for discovering by yourself the attractions of Hanoi City. Why not arrive early to see the sights? Check out your reflection in beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake, wander along shaded. Museum-wise, why not visit the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, drop into the serene Temple of Literature, or get arty at the city's Fine Arts Museum. Night 1: Overnight at 3-star hotel in Hanoi
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong cruise (B,L,D)

Have breakfast at your hotel. 7.45-8.30: Pick-up at the hotel then travel to the spectacular World Heritage site of Halong Bay in the Gulf of Tonkin (approximately four hours) with a short break on the way. The bay is dotted with sandy coves, grottoes, and 1,600 limestone islands, which have been formed over millennia by wind and water erosion. 12.00 – 12.30: Embark on Lavender Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing and enjoy a welcome drink. Check in the cabin. 13.15: Enjoy lunch with sampling regional fresh seafood while cruising on exquisite water, passing Incense Burner island, Fighting Cock islet, Stone Dog… Lavender Cruise will bring you to explore Ha Long Bay on the most wonderful route where just a few cruises go through. 15.00-16.30 Do kayaking through the magnificent landscape with Limestone Mountains, visit Titov Island and swimming or just relaxing on the sun-deck for fantastic views at The Bay. After kayaking, you will be back to Lavender Cruises and join sunset party. The cruise passes by Soi Sim Beach, “Rang Dua” Island to sleeping area near The Surprising cave. Joining our Cooking Class in the restaurant. Let’s see how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce. 19:30: Under the magnificent night sky, our set-menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods. Evening activities: Join squid fishing on boat with our crews, playing card, karaoke or laze yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar. To end the day, spend a peaceful night aboard the boat beneath the night sky. Night 2: Overnight on Halong bay Cruises
Day 3

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)

06:15: Morning exercises on the Sun-deck. 07:15: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea, and Bakeries on board. 08:00: Visit the Surprising Cave (Hang Sung Sot) discovered by the French in 1901. Opened for tourists since 1936, now it is a must-to-see and a symbol for the geology value of Halong. 09:30: Check out time. Then relax on the sun-deck or inside the restaurant to enjoy the bay’s scenery. 10h15: Enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch while cruising back to the pier. 12:00: Check out cruise. Our car will be at your disposal to pick you up then drive back to Hanoi. 16:30: Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip! Night 3: Overnight at 3 star hotel in Hanoi
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi – Night train to Danang (B)

You will have breakfast at the hotel then have free time to explore Hanoi city till our driver picks you up then leaving to Hanoi railway station. You will catch a night train to Danang city. Note: There is 4-soft berth per tourist cabin with A/C. You may share it with other passengers. It takes around 16 hours from Hanoi to Danang. Please contact us if you want to upgrade to the private train cabin or internal flight from Hanoi to Danang city. Night 4: Overnight on the train
Day 5

Day 5: Hoi An arrival – Free and easy (Meals: No)

Arrive in Danang. Pick up from the train station to the hotel in Hoi An. You will have free time to look around Hoian ancient town by yourself. This town was a major trading port with the west during the 16th and 17th-century and has various architectural influences from Europe, China, and Japan. You'll see Chinese temples, Japanese pagodas, French-colonial houses, wooden shop-houses, and a peaceful river during your walk. Night 5: Overnight at the hotel in Hoian.
Day 6

Day 6: Hoi An - My Son Holy Land – Boat trip on Thu Bon River or Tra Que Cooking class(B,Light Lunch)

Have breakfast at your hotel. You can pick one option as below: Option 1: My Son Holly Land and Thu Bon Boat Trip (Light Lunch) 8:00 – 8:30: We will pick you up at your hotel 8:30: Leaving Hoi An crossing the Cua Dai bridge with its spectacular views of the Hoi An river system, mountains, and Cham islands, we arrive at the fishing village alive with activity as the market traders sell their evenings catch, providing some great photo opportunities. 9:45: Arriving at My Son, this "Valley of Kings" as described by French historians was once the capital of the Chăm Pa Kingdom from the 4th to 15th century. Following a traditional dance performance, your walking tour to the Cham ruins begins with a short ascent along a jungle bordered track. While you explore the area your guide will explain the history of the religious site which served as a burial place for the Cham monarchs centuries ago. Around 12:00: Commence the drive back to Hoi An to start our boat trip on Thu Bon river. Departing from Nguyen Hoang dock, your boat journey of approximately two hours will take you past Duy Hai fishing village, Tra Nhieu - weaving village, Kim Bong carpentry village. You will have a soft lunch (Quang-style noodle with pork and shrimp) served on boat. 14:00 - 14:30: The boat trip will finish at the dock in the old town and back to your hotel. Option 2: Tra Que Cooking Class and Foot massage ( Lunch) 8:00 Local guide pick up at the hotel, then you will go bicycle to Hoi An’s colourful central market. Here you will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about the ingredients you will use in the cooking lesson later. 9:00 Ride pass small roads, rice padddy fields, take pictures of water buffalos, cow or farmers on daily working at their fields and fish – ponds. Explore many beautiful views of VietNam country side meet many warm hearted local people. They will pass through the bendy small narrow roads in the village to one of the typical local houses 10:00 Take a rest with special welcome drink. You will be taken around the herbs garden where local farmers work on their field using organic methods from 300 years ago. Then you will enjoy foot massage with local herbs (lemongrass, basil thai….) 10:30 Learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food.( Made some flowers and animals by vegetables for decoration). After the lesson, enjoy what you have cooked. 12:30 - 13:00 Return to the hotel. Night 6: Overnight at the hotel in Hoian
Day 7

Day 7: Hoi An – Free and easy day (B)

You will have breakfast at the hotel. Today you have a free day to relax, go shopping or take a free bicycle to look around Hoian ancient town and the surrounding countryside. Many people like to just wander around and soak up the ambiance of the town, perhaps visiting a couple of the old traditional Chinese mansions. Others shop till they drop, spend time at the tailors or head out to the beach outside town, which has glorious white sand. Night 7: Overnight at the hotel in Hoian
Day 8

Day 8: Hoi An - Airport transfer – Fly to Ho Chi Minh(B)

After breakfast at your hotel and you are free to get pick up to the airport. Today you will have a flight to Ho Chi Minh city and stay overnight at the most touristic area of Ho Chi Minh City. Night 8: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 9

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta Deluxe Full Day Tour(B,L)

A trip to Mekong Delta to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the rich culture of the vibrant southern Delta region. Boating down the river to experience the local life, fishing port, fishing floating house, enjoy the local folk song music and seasonal fresh fruit. 7:30 - 8:30: 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. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then 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: Drop off at your hotel. Trip ends. Night 9: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 10

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh- Cu Chi tunnel half day tour (B,Light Lunch)

7:45-8:30: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start driving to Cu Chi which located 70 km from the Ho Chi Minh City Center to the Northwest. Cu Chi was known as the “area of steel” in the wartime, and the tunnel systems were over 200km, which was considered the unbreakable underground village in the Vietnam-American war. It is legendary for its network of tunnels and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors. The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours of bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by an 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. 13:00: Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Have lunch at the restaurant 14:30: Get transferred back to your hotel. Trip ends. Night 10: Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 11

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh departure (B)

You will have breakfast at the hotel then have free time to explore Ho Chi Minh city before getting picked up to the airport by our driver. Trip ends. Please contact us if you want to extend your stay or want to visit other places in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand. We can customize the tour as your request.

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1170 USD 770 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 1370 USD 970 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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