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Vietnam Catholic Pilgrimage 22 Days

From US $2006 pp
Vietnam Catholic Pilgrimage 22 Days
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A 22 day catholic pilgrimage journey takes your family, friends or parishioners to religious places & holy shrines from north to south Vietnam where you can deepen your faith as well as explore the local culture and history. Explore more about the culture, you will have more knowledge about our beautiful country. In addition, you also have the opportunity to explore the famous landmarks of Vietnam as well as the rich cuisine here.
Code: VN12
Duraton: 22 days
Departure From: Ha Noi
Day 1: Ha Noi Arrival
You will be greeted at the airport by our guide and driver and transferred directly to your hotel. Rest of the day is free at your own pace. Overnight in Ha Noi. 
Day 2: Ha Noi City Sights (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will take a full day tour of Ha Noi including Ho Chi Minh Complex, West Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Temple of Literature and Ethnology Museum. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, continue your tour to Hoa Lo Prison, History Museum and Ngoc Son Temple on Hoan Kiem Lake, then take an hour cyclo ride through the fascinating medieval streets of the Old Quarter. Enjoy Water Puppet Show of Vietnamese traditional art before having your dinner. Overnight in Ha Noi. 
Day 3: Churches In Ha Noi - Sapa (B/L/D)
This morning, you will visit a series of churches such as Ha Noi Archidocese, Ha Noi Cathedral, Ha Noi Seminary, Thai Ha Church and may pray in this church. Have lunch in a local restaurant. 
Then take a 4 hour drive to Sapa, almost 300km northwest of Ha Noi. Arrive Sapa late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Sapa. Rest of the day is free on your own to explore the Sapa at night. 
Day 4: Sapa (B/L/D)
Star 3 hour hiking journey around Cat Cat village of the Black H'mong. Return to Sapa town for lunch. Then you will continue to Dragon’s Jaw including Finland 1-2 Garden, Pear Garden, Apple orhcard Cats, Flower Garden Centre, Broken Stone, Sky Gate, Dragon Head, Crocodile Island, Park Forest meteorite, Clould Airport and TV tower. Rest of the day is free to visit Sapa Stone Church built in 1895. This church is considered as a hallmark ancient architectural  integrity of the French. Dinner and overnight in Sapa. 
Day 5: Sapa - Ta Van - Lao Chai - Ha Noi (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will drive to visit Lao Chai and Tavan, another home to H'mong and Dzay people. You will have a chance to see the Carved Rock Stone Site enroute. After lunch, return to Ha Noi for your dinner and overnight stay. 
Day 6: Ha Noi - Ha Long Overnight Cruise (L/D)
Morning depart to Ha Long Bay which is considered the 8th wonder of the world. Sip on a refreshing welcome drink upon check in before beginning cruise through the bay. Lunch served while cruising among hundreds of islets (Dinh Huong Islet, Ga Choi - Fighting Cock Islet, Dog Islet, Finger Islet, etc) to discover unspoilt pockets of Ha Long Bay and visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most imposing grottoes of tha Bay. Swim at Soi Sim beach or Titov beach or a short trek to the top of Titov mountain for a magnificent panorama scenery. Enjoy dinner with fresh seafood on board. Relax or chatting with partner, friends, family. Overnight on boat. 
Day 7: Ha Long - Ha Noi (B/L)
For early risers complimentary tea, coffee, fruit and cake are served. Visit Luon Cave on a small bamboo boat paddle by our crew staff and enjoy the quiet atmosphere enclosed by high islets and mountains. Be back our Huong Hai Junk. Sail past rock formations such as Man's Head Islet, Tortoise Islet, Butterfly cave, Lion Islet, Bai Tho mountain, enjoy tranquil scenery as the boat meanders its way through the bay on the way back to Ha Long City, etc. Check out on boat at around 10:00am. Enjoy lunch as boat weaves through strange-shaped limestone rock formations. Arrive back at Ha Long City around noon time for disembarkation, return to Ha Noi. Tour ends at your hotel around 5:00pm.
Day 8: Ha Noi - Nam Dinh - Ninh Binh (B/L/D)
Transfer to Nam Dinh, visit Phu Nhai Church - Kien Lao Shrine, it's not only the architecture of Catholicism, sights of tourists near and far, but also the object of the research civil engineer, architectural and cultural studies. Proceed to Ninh Binh for your dinner and overnight stay.
Day 9: Ninh Binh - Ha Noi - Hue (B/L/D)
Morning, drive to Phat Diem Stone Cathedral which was built from 1875 to 1899 by Priest Tran Luc and Catholics in here made by all of stone and wood. Now, there is Priest's Grave in front of the Church. The feature of this building is modeled on the architecture of the traditional temples in Vietnam inspite of Catholic Church. Then take a boat trip along the stream between rice paddy to visit Trang An complex where the limestone ranges, valleys and rivers fuses intertwined to create a magical space, mysterious suprise ever for you. Return to Ha Noi airport for flight to Hue for your overnight stay. 
Day 10: Hue City Tour (B/L/D)
Morning take a boat trip on Perfume River visits Hue's best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of formere emperor Minh Mang. After lunch, you will visit Ancient Citadel and Forbidden City, where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 and continue to Khai Dinh Tomb and Hue Anglican Church. Dinner and overnight in Hue.
Day 11: Hue - Quang Binh - Quang Tri - Our Lady of La Vang (B/L/D)
Leave for Quang Binh to visit Phong Nha Cave, located in the complex Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park with stunning stalacties jell. Many travellers recognized as in-ground Heaven. Transfer to La Vang Center of Pilgrimage, Quang Tri, the basilica of the Catholic Church in Vietnam. It's also the largest center for Catholics pilgrimage and foreign Catholics. Pray in here. Dinner and overnight in Quang Tri.
Day 12: Quang Tri - Da Nang (B/L/D)
Morning drive to Da Nang to visit Da Nang Cathedral known as Chicken Church built in teh French colonial period. After lunch, visit Cham Museum and Marble Mountain representing the 5 main factors of universe. Continue to visit the Shrine of Sao Bien built near the My Khe Beach. Dinner and overnight in Da Nang.
Day 13: Da Nang - Our Lady Of Tra Kieu - My Son (B/L/D)
Visit Tra Kieu Center of Pilgrimage, the catholic name that Vietnam used to call is Mary built in 1898. The temple is dedicated to the Lady who helped catholics here fight aganist Vuong movement in 1985. Proceed to one of the World Cultural Heritage Sites in Vietnam - My Son Sanctuary dating from 7th and 13th centuries.
If time permits, you will continously explore Hoi An ancient town by visiting the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market. Dinner and overnight in Hoi An. 
Day 14: Hoi An - Nha Trang (B/L/D)
Morning flight to Nha Trang. On arrival, you will visit Ponagar Tower, Long Son Pagoda and Institute of Ocean. After lunch, visit Nha Trang Stone Church, which is located on a small hill of Nha Trang City. It was started to build on 3-9-1928. The unique feature of the cathedral is the bronze bell, which was in the bell tower. Then continue to visit Stella Maris Major Seminary, set up on December 31st, 1991 for training priests for three dioceses: Nha Trang, Quy Nhon and Buon Ma Thuot. Dinner and overnight in Nha Trang. 
Day 15: Nha Trang - Da Lat (B/L/D)
Depart for Da Lat. On arrival, you will visit Da Lat Cathedral, Cam Ly Church, Domain de Marie Church, Academy Pio Pope, Caritas Center. Rest of the day is free at your own pace. Dinner and overnight in Da Lat. 
Day 16: Da Lat - Sai Gon (B/L/D)
Morning visit Xuan Huong Lake, Da Lat Flower Park, Tuyen Lam Lake and Truc Lam Monastery. Then take your flight to Sai Gon. Dinner and overnight in Sai Gon. 
Day 17: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B/L/D)
Today you will take a full day tour of Sai Gon including Presidential Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Sai Gon Post Office, Opera House, City Hall, War Museum, China Town, Thien Hau Paogda and Ben Thanh Market. Dinner and overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 18: Sai Gon - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L/D)
After breakfast, depart to Cao Dai Temples in Tay Ninh - Cao Dai Holysee Temple is the cathedral of Cao Daism religion with the Divine Eye - official symbol of Caodaism. After lunch, you will visit Cu Chi Tunnels consisting of more than 200km of underground tunnels. This main axis system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrance fees to other tunnels. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S - Vietnam War. Back to Saigon in late afternoon. Rest of the day is free at your own pace. Overnight in Sai Gon. 
Day 20: Ca Mau - Can Tho - Cai Rang Floating Market (B/L/D)
Leave Ca Mau to Can Tho, visit Can Tho Cathedral, Can Tho Old Market. Have lunch at the local restaurant. Take a boat cruise on Cai Rang Floating Market. The market is filled with small boats darting through the water as vendors buy and sell their wares. Cruise through small cannals and stop at a fruit orchard to taste some of the succulent fruits of the Mekong Delta. Dinner on the boat while listening to Tradition Music. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 21: Can Tho - Cai Be Floating Market - Saigon (B/L/D)
After breakfast, continue to Vinh Long to take a boat trip on Cai Be floating market, typical of the Mekong Delta. The boat takes you to Binh Hoa Phuoc Island to visit orchards of tropical fruits and have lunch at the local restaurant on the island. Return to Sai Gon for your dinner and overnight stay. 
Day 22: Sai Gon Departure (B)
Free at leisure till transferring to airport for your flight home. End of services. 
Price & Inclusion
Group Size  1 person 2 persons 3-5 persons 6-9 persons 10-15 persons
3* Hotel $5624 $3068 $2676 $2227 $2006
 4* Hotel  $6298 $3585 $3193 $2744 $2523
5* Hotel $7798 $4335 $3943 $3494 $3273

Price Inclusions:
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle during sightseeing trip.
  • Accommodation based on 3,4 or 5 star hotels (double occupancy) with daily breakfast.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking guide as outlined in the itienrary.
  • Private cabin in a shared boat in Ha Long.
  • Private boat in Hue, Quang Binh and Mekong.
Price Exclusions:
  • International and domestic flights with taxes.
  • Meals are note mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Vietnam Visa.
  • Personal expenses and all other things are non-clearly mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Surcharges in Christmas and New Year's Eve.
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