Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Arrive to airport, transfer to hotel. Free at leisure.
Day 2: Saigon City Tours - Cu Chi Tunnels (Meals: B)
City tour in Saigon. First stop is Notre Dame Catholic Cathedral. Visit to French built Post Office, Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum. Break time for lunch. In the afternoon, we drive to Cu Chi district, 50 km to the Northwest of Saigon City, This is the underground tunnel, which is about 200km dug by hand and full of equipment for living and working. When visiting tunnel, tourists will find out how Vietnamese built it by hand, how they lived in here for long war period, how Vietnamese army win mighty empires... Touring the areas and then you will be transferred back to Saigon. Free time at leisure or shopping at Benthanh Market.
Day 3: Saigon - Mekong Delta - Cai Be Market (Meals: B/L)
Transfer to Caibe, stop on route at Trung Luong Bonsai garden for a tea break. Board a motorized boat to visit the popcorn cake, rice paper making family before visiting the floating market of Cai Be. Then continue by boat towards Vinhlong province to see the fish traps. Take a chance to watch a typical and interesting traditional music show of the Mekong cultural life. Lunch is at the home/ bonsai garden. Afternoon, wandering through villages under shades of green tree. Transfer back to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon City.
Day 4: Saigon - Nha Trang (Meals: B)
Transfer to Nhatrang. Free at leisure.
Day 5: Nha Trang Island Trip (Meals: B/L)
Visit Tringuyen Aquarium, Mun and Tam islet. Lunch stop is at the fishing village of Lang Chai, before boarding the boat back to Nha Trang harbor. If time permits, visit the Po Nagar Towers, an outstanding of ancient Cham architecture and then touring around Dam Market before transfer you back to the hotel. Free at Leisure.
Day 6: Nha Trang At Leisure (Meals: B)
Free at leisure
Day 7: Nha Trang - Hoi An (Meals: B)
Transfer to Danang. Pick up upon arrival and transfer to Hoi An. Visit the fascinating Cham Museum and the Marble Mountains on route to charming Hoi An. Standing out in tours in center Vietnam, Hoian ancient town is a plain, simply and poetic picture. Besides precious values of architecture, Hoian preserves a great fund of intangible cultural heritage. Moreover, ordinary life of residents here with special habits, folk art, cultural festival, special foods... All of these make Hoian day by day become more and more atractive to tourist all over the world.
At leisure for the rest of day and overnight in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An Walking & River Tours (Meals: B)
Walking tour through the Old Quarters to see the town's landmarks of Japanese Covered Bridge, ancient Assembly Hall, Phuc Kien Temple and then we take a river trip on Thu Bon River. Visit ceramic village of Thanh Ha, carpentry village of Kim Bong and Dai Chiem Estuary. Hoi An is also famous for its large number of tailor shops, so if you want to have a new wardrobe made up, this is the time to do it. Overnight in Hoi An
Day 9: Hoi An - Hanoi (Meals: B)
Free at leisure, then transfer to Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi City.
Day 10: Hanoi - Sapa (Meals: B)
City tour: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literature. Break time for lunch and we will visit the Vietnam National History of Museum. Then we will take 1 hour by cyclo ride through Hanoi's Old Quarters to experience daily life of people who are living in the oldest parts of the city, Enjoying water puppetry show in Thang Long Theat. Free time for dinner and then we will go to Hanoi Railway station to catch night train at 09:50 to Sapa. Overnight on the train.
Day 11: Lao Cai - Sapa (Meals: B)
The train arrives in Lao Cai at 05:00 am. Breakfast and take a shower at hotel. In the afternoon, we trek to Cat Cat village (2 km from Sapa town) where you will visit the village of Black H’mong hill tribes. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Sapa Valley. Back to hotel.
Day 12: Sapa - Hanoi (Meals: B/L)
This morning, trekking to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van villages inhabited by Black H’mong and Dzay ethnic minorities. Enjoy amazing and breath-taking landscapes of terraced paddies, green valleys and meet with friendly local people. Back to the hotel and free at leisure. In the afternoon, we transfer you back to Lao Cai station to take night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.
Day 13: Hanoi - Halong Bay (Meals: B/L/D)
Pick up at Hanoi station at 05:00. We depart for Halong Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. Visit Halong Bay by cruise. Stay overnight on the Junk Cruise
Day 14: Halong Bay Cruising (Meals: B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to a day trip boat with private crew and cruise to the bay’s most untouched areas. Enjoy swimming on quiet beaches, visiting water tunnels, fishing villages or kayaking. Lunch served on board by your private chef. Return to the mother boat for the night.
Day 15: Halong Bay - Hanoi (Meals: B/L)
Waking up and enjoy the sun rising over the Bay. After breakfast, visit beautiful limestone grotto then back to the boat for a final glimpse of the Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Transfer back to Hanoi. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi City.
Day 16: Hanoi Departure (Meals: B)
Transfer to airport. End of tour.
*** Note: Surcharges for peak seasons, Christmas and New Year Holidays, lunar New Year Festival, extras for room, air tickets upgrades shall be applied
The trip includes
Accommodation (double/twin sharing)
Private pick up and transfer (A/C van)
English/French speaking tour guide
Meals specified in tour program
All Internal/domestic air tickets per program
Boat trips specified the tour program
All entrance, permission and visiting fees
The trip excludes
Visa to Vietnam
Departure airport tax
Meals which are not included in the program
Personal travel & medical insurance
International flights to and from Vietnam
All personal & daily expenses
All gratuities and tips to drivers and guides
Hotels quoted in above packages or similar category
Name of the trip: Hidden Gems of Vietnam
Length of the trip: 16 days and 15 nights
Trip type: Private & Daily departure
Trip Starts from: Saigon City
Trip Ends in: Hanoi City
Extension: The trip can be extended if tourists want to visit Angkor Wat in Siem Reap in Cambodia before or after the trip.
Required booking time: At least 20 days in advance for individuals and 45 days in advance for group
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