12 Days Impressive Vietnam From Ho Chi Minh city

Trip Code

12DIVFHCMC

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

12 days

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422

Maximum Seats

4

What's Included?

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

Summary

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

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the In-depth Cultural tour 12 Days Impressive Vietnam From Ho Chi Minh city, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 5 other destinations in Vietnam. 12 Days Impressive Vietnam From Ho Chi Minh city 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 arrival (Meal: No)

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Our driver will pick you up at Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer you to the hotel in the center of Ho Chi Minh city. Check in the hotel and get your own time to visit the city. Note: Hotel check in time: 13:00 Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 2

Day 2: Mekong Delta Discovery My Tho - Ben Tre Full Day (Meal: B,L)

07:30 - 08:15: Driver and tour guide will pick you up at your totel 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. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. 17:00: Drop you off at your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 3

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city free and easy – Flight to Da Nang – Hoi An (Meal: B)

You have the free time to exploring Sai Gon by your own. Viewing Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum… Discovering the local life in the center, tasting the local food… until the transferred time to the airport for the flight to Da Nang city. Arrive Da Nang city and meeting your driver at Da Nang airport, take the time to view the city along the way to the hotel in Hoi An. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An. Optional: Cu Chi war tunnel half day tour
Day 4

Day 4: Hoi An free time (Meal:B)

Take your nice time to visit Hoi An old town with Vietnamese traditional architecture, is mixed among Japanese and Chinese one. Hoi An old town still be preserved the houses what was built from 17th century. Visiting the lantern shop, costume made tailor to make your nice dress. Spend the sunny time to sunbathing on the beach, or cycling to local village to understanding much more the local farmer… Overnight at hotel in Hoi An Optional: Farming & Fishing trip, Hue city tour 1 day
Day 5

Day 5: Hoi An – My Son sanctuary 1 Day tour (Meal: B,L)

7:30 – 8:0: The bus and tour guide pick you up at your hotel for My Son trip. Leaving Hoi An for My Son HolyLand. After one hours driving, arrive in My Son - the Holyland surrounded by the marvelous mountains, 48km west of Hoi An. My Son was chosen as a religious center, built in the late 4th century under the Cham’s King Bhadravaman. As a tower garden, My Son is a huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples of different architectures. Wander through the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people, tourists are welcomed at the Old Tower of the Cham. Not only visit an interesting place, but also you can understand much more about the culture and civilization of ancient Champa people. Spending about 2 hours to enjoy and discover the beauty of Ancient buildings at of the Champa Kingdom with our tour guide. 12.00: Leaving My Son, get on the boat at boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon River. All the local life of local people will appear on your eyes. You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air. You will have soft lunch on the boat and see the beautiful views along the river 13:30: The boat trip will finish at Bach Dang Boat station. Our driver will pick you up to local restaurant for lunch. Back to your hotel after lunch & End your trip! Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Day 6

Day 6: Hoi An free time – Overnight train to Hanoi (Meal: B)

Take your nice time to visit Hoi An old town with Vietnamese traditional architecture, is mixed among Japanese and Chinese one. Hoi An old town still be preserved the houses what was built from 17th century. Visiting the lantern shop, costume made tailor to make your nice dress. Spend the sunny time to sunbathing on the beach, or cycling to local village to understanding much more the local farmer… Meeting your driver to go to Da Nang train station. Get on the train and going to Hanoi. Train takes about 16 hours, along the train trip, you have the chance to see how beautiful is Vietnam with countryside scenery, local farmer’s life, simple and warmly villages… Overnight on the train
Day 7

Day 7: Hanoi arrival - Train station pick-up - Hotel check-in (Meal: No)

Welcome to the capital of Vietnam. Your driver will meet you at Hanoi train station and transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi old quarter. With several historic monument in the city, you could go to visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son temple, walking in the old town to see the local life style. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi Optional: Water Puppet Show, Hanoi street food walking tour
Day 8

Day 8: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise (Meal: 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. 8:00 – 8:30: Tour guide and bus pick you up at the hotel. Heading to Halong bay after 4 hours in bus with short break time on the haft way. 12:45: Arrive Halong harbor. Crews welcome you on board with Welcome drink. Check in the cabin and enjoy the traditional Vietnamese Lunch. After lunch time, free time to sunbathing on the sundeck, photo hunting while cruising among the hundreds of mountains. 15:00: Cruise anchors in the center of Halong Bay. Visiting the Amazing cave – one of the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. 16:00: Heading to Ti Tov Island where you can hike up to the top to view whole bay, sunbathing on the sandy beach, swimming in the pure water. 17:15: Back to the boat. Enjoy the Sunset time with fruit and Wine. Our chef on board will share with you how to make Vietnamese spring roll during the Cooking Demonstration, and you can experience to practice by yourself. 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 Overnight on cruise
Day 9

Day 9: Halong Bay – Hanoi (Meal: 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 8:15: Going to do Kayaking among mountains, explore the beauty of Halong Bay by your own. 9:30: Get back to cruise, check out the cabin. Then, take the leisurely time to rest on sundeck to view the bay. 11:00: Brunch 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 - 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, trekking/ walking shoes, sandals, and any thing you need for trip. 12km trekking through the terrace fields to homestay. 6:30-7:00 am: Shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the sleeper bus for Sapa trip with short break-time on the half way. 12:30 pm: Our 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 11

Day 11: 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. 15:00: Get on the sleeper bus and come back Hanoi city. 21:30: Arrive Hanoi. Shuttle bus will transfer you back to your hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Day 12

Day 12: Hanoi Departure (Meal: B)

Still have more interest you should explore in Hanoi city. From the street vendor to the old house in the tiny alley on any street, or taking photo of busy traffic while shopping souvenir for family,… you’ll get more and more nice and friendly image in Vietnam. Driver would like to transfer you to Noi Bai airport for your flight out. If you did not want to leave, please let us know to extend your vacation. Note: This is group joining, there is a different group each trip during your vacation. If you are Solo traveller, you will stay at Share Drom Room at the hostel during your vacation. Who should participate? - This tour is suited for all, including children as well. Price structure: - Price quoted is based on per person basis. This is 3 star package, please advise if you want to upgrade to 4 or 5 star package!

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1099 USD 699 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 1299 USD 899 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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