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Private/Small Group - 19 Day Vietnam Ultimate Must Do Exploration

 HIGHLIGHTS
  • 19 days exploring best destinations in Vietnam in March: Saigon, Dalat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Ha Long Bay, Sapa.
  • Most of the parts of the tour are private or small group size
  • 15 nights at comfortable hotels, 2 nights on train, 1 cruise overnight
  • 3 Domestic flights: Saigon fly to Dalat, Nha Trang fly to Da Nang, Da Nang fly to Hanoi
  • A fantastic Ho Chi Minh City experience and historic Hanoi full day tour
  • Stunning Mekong Delta waterways of My Tho, Ben Tre
  • Cruising and one night on a cruise ship in magnificent Halong Bay - a UNESCO natural heritage and current winner of New 7 Wonders of Nature
  • All transfers, pick-ups and drop offs, cruising in Mekong and Halong Bay
  • Entrance fees to all attractions
  • Mineral water supplied to keep you refreshed
  • Meals noted in itinerary–daily breakfasts plus 8 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Chauffeured transfers to each sight in the comfort of an air-conditioned mini bus


OVERVIEW


Day

Destination

Activity

Meal

1

Saigon

Saigon arrival

Nil

2

Saigon

Mekong Delta Full Day

B,L

3

Saigon

Saigon free day

B

4

Dalat

Day   4 - Saigon Fly to Dalat

B

5

Dalat

Day   5 - Dalat City Tour

B,L

6

Dalat

Day   6 - Dalat free day

B

7

Nha Trang

Day   7 - Drive to Nha Trang

B

8

Nha Trang

Day   8 - Nha Trang Island Tour

B,L

9

Nha Trang

Day   9 - Nha Trang free day

B

10

Hoi An

Day 10 - Nha Trang fly to Da Nang/Hoi An

B

11

Hoi An

Day 11 - Hoi An Walking Day

B,L

12

Hoi An

Day 12 - Hoi An free day

B

13

Hanoi

Day 13 - Hoi An/Da Nang Fly to Hanoi

B

14

On train

Day 14 - Hanoi City Tour - Train to Sapa

B,L

15

Sapa

Day 15 - Cat Cat - Sin Chai Trekking Tour

B,L

16

On train

Day 16 - Sapa free day - Train back to Hanoi

B

17

Halong Bay

Day 17 - Hanoi - Halong Bay

B, L, D

18

Hanoi

Day 18 - Hanoi - Halong Bay

B,L

19

 

Day 19 - Hanoi departure

B


 Day 1 - Saigon arrival

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On arrival, we will pick you up at airport then transfer to your hotel. The rest of day is at your leisure. We recommend that you pay a visit to The Ben Thanh market. It is the biggest in Ho Chi Minh and you will find plenty choices of Vietnamese handicrafts, local delicacies, garments and small souvenirs. Other popular shopping places are Saigon Square 1 (Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street) or Saigon Square 3 (Hai Ba Trung Street). Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2 - Mekong Delta Full Day (B, L)

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Pick up service at your hotel around 8.15 am then depart for My Tho. On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals. 
Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 3 - Saigon Free Day (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. You have a free day to explore Saigon-The Pearl of The Far East in the past at your own pace. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 4 - Saigon fly to Dalat (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time until airport transfer for your flight to the mountainous town of Dalat. On arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the cooler climate of this charming town.

Day 5 - Dalat City Tour (B, L)

Today head out on a tour of the city to learn about its fascinating colonial heritage. Visit the Domaine de Marie Church, the church's history goes back to its initial construction in 1940 and is French and Vietnamese style of architecture. After, continue to the Flower Gardens. These gardens were established in 1966 and include hydrangeas, fuchsias and orchids, the latter in shaded buildings to the left of the entrance. Then, learn about local crates at an embroidery workshop. The highlight of the day will be when you board an open-air train for a journey through fantastic scenery to Trai Mat hamlet. End the day with a local coffee by Xuan Huong lake. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 6 - Dalat Free Day (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. You have a free day to explore Dalat at your own pace. Overnight in Dalat.

Day 7 - Dalat Drive to Nha Trang (B)
Breakfast at the hotel, and then travel down from the highlands and along the coast to Nha Trang, Vietnam's beach capital.  After checking in, the rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 8 - Island Tour (B, L)
Breakfast at the hotel. 08h15: Pick up from your hotel by air-conditioned van. 09h00: Tri Nguyen Aquarium. You will see a kind hundred of cages that raise fishes, shrimp, grouper inside. 10h00: San Beach. To San Beach, with the blue cool water, the atmosphere between sunny and sea so fresh, slightly waves, small pebbles gently massage your feet, any troubles seemed to be swept away, the feeling of nature is here. You will be fun, exciting experience with swimming, fresh water shower, rest and relax at a unique island with natural beauty, unspoiled extremely impressed ! Besides, you can enjoy the water sports: water motor, parachute, banana float, diving, sea walker, kayaking, … 12h00: Have a lunch. 13h00: Mot Island. Enjoy floating bar "Happy hour". Enjoy the music performances and dancing shows. 14h00: Mun Island (Coral Island). The best place for swimming and snorkeling and you will be impressed with the magnificent coral reefs that surround the island. 17h00: End trip and back to hotel.

Day 9 - Nha Trang free day (B)
Today is at your leirsure. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 10 - Nha Trang fly to Hoi An (B)

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After breakfast, we will transfer you to Cam Ranh Airport for the flight to Da Nang. On arrival in Da Nang, we transfer you to Hoi An by private car. Upon Arrival in Hoi An, check-in hotel, you will have the rest of the day is at leisure to discover the town on your own. Overnight in Hoi An.






Day 11 - Hoi An Walking Tour (B, L)

Take a morning walking tour of charming Hoi An – a wonderfully laid-back and wilfully traditional town that has managed to retain the charms of a bygone era. Visit a lovely old-style merchant's house, the Japanese Covered Bridge, a Chinese temple and the local market. After there is free time to either continue your exploration of the city or simply relax on the sun soaked beach. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 12 - Hoi An free day (B)
Today is at your leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 13 - Hoi An fly to Hanoi (B)
Free time until airport transfer for your flight to Hanoi. The rest of the day is your free time.

Day 14 - Hanoi City Tour - Train to Sapa (B, L)
You will be picked up for city tour at around 08:00 - 08:30 am. We first head to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, a 1400 year-old temple, the oldest in the city and is located near West Lake offering a watery landscape, the pagoda is a very scenic attraction. The next destination is the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where you have chance to visit President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Uncle Ho's House and the One-pillar pagoda – a very iconic temple in Vietnam. Temple of Literature will be your next stop, here education and study is center point . Ar lunch, we will explore Ngoc Son Temple (Temple of Jade Mountain) dedicated to Confucian and Taoist philosophers and the national hero Tran Hung Dao. The temple with its famous Huc bridge is in the center of Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake. Tour ends at around 17:00. You will be transferred to hotel, checking in a room for a short stay till being picked up again at 20:30 for overnight train trip to Sapa.

Day 15 - Cat Cat - Sin Chai trekking tour (B, L, D)
Pick up at the train station when you arrive and transfer to Sapa by a tourist shared bus. Early check in is possiblewhen you arrive if the room available otherwise we will provide you a basic hotel room where you can have shower or relax Start the trip at 9:30, a walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 3 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to return to Sapa.

Day 16 - Sapa free day - Train back to Hanoi (B)
Free time until being picked up to train station for the train back to Hanoi. Overnight on train.

Day 17 - Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
You will be picked up at around 08:00 - 08:30 for 3.5 hour trip to Halong Bay. On the way we stop at a handicraft workshop for a short break. Enjoy the journey through Red River Delta with lush rice fields, water buffalos and everyday Vietnamese rural life. After we arrive in Halong, check-in on cruise and relax for a while. Then we lift anchor and sail to visit Sung Sot caves, then have time for kayaking (optional). We will be cruising between the many lime stones and set anchor at beautiful spot. As the sun sets over the bay, dinner is served on board. In the evening there will also be a cooking demonstration of one or two typical Vietnamese dishes. Leisure time for squid fishing and/or karaoke. Overnight in Ha Long Bay at the cruise ship.

Day 18 - Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
The beautiful sunrise in Halong bay should never be missed, especially if you are into photography. The breaking of a new day could start with a Tai chi session (if you are keen on early morning exercise). Breakfast will be served on the boat and you will then have time to enjoy a wholesome brunch as your boat weaves through the magnificent limestone karst formations on your return towards Halong City. Upon disembarkation, you will be transferred back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at around 16:30. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 19 - Hanoi departure (B)
Free time until being picked up for airport transfer for your homeward flight.




 Tour Price
  • Tour price: USD 1,275/pax
  • Single supplement: USD 550
  • Valid period: 2019
  • Black-out period: 01 - 15 Feb 2019
Tour excludes
  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and personal expenses
  • Drinks and Tips
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