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Vietnam Tour of Cultural Values - 15 days from Hanoi - Best Price Guarantee!
(15 days/ 14 nights)


Region: Trans-Vietnam
Itinerary: Ha Noi – Sapa Tour – Halong Cruise – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta
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Update: 4/23/2014   Hits: 4941


This Vietnam tour is created for the ones who love to learn about Vietnamese Culture and the colture journey will take you to see many interesting cultural, historical sites from North to South, from mountains to rivers. This is just sample tour and we can always amend to suit your wishes.

This "Vietnam Tour of Cultural Values" is just a suggested itinerary and we can always customize it to suit your travel date, type of travel, length of stay, budget... and activities.


Ha Noi – Sapa Tour – Halong Cruise – HueDa Nang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh CityMekong Delta

ITINERARY

Since this is a private Vietnam tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give us as much information as possible about your Vietnam trip or drop us an email at trang@vivutravel.com. Our professional Vietnam travel consultants will be at your service.

Description: Vivutravel

Information

Full Name: Tran Thien Trang

Position:Travel Consultant

Experience: 5 years

Contact: trang@vivutravel.com

Tel: +84-936602805


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Meals: D

+Guide

Hanoi Tour, Hanoi Vietnam

Vietnam tops list of the most attractive destinations and tours of Vietnam are diversified. Moreover, your travel in Vietnam organised by Vivutravel, will definitely be the best holiday ever. Upon arrival, our private Vietnam Tours guide and driver will welcome your Vietnam Holiday, pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Hanoi, a city where the exotic chic of old Asia blends with the dynamic face of new Asia. Where the medieval and modern co-exist. A city with a blend of Parisian grace and Asian pace, an architectural museum piece evolving in harmony with its history, rather than bulldozing through like many of the region’s capitals. Hanoi is where imagination becomes reality. After the rest, we would like to show you of Hanoian daily life with one hour Cyclo (trishaw) ride around the old streets, then stop at Thang Long Theatre for one hour Water Puppets show-the unique art form of Vietnam which tells you so interesting stories about Vietnamese history, culture... Enjoy welcome dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in a Hanoi hotel.


Day 2: Hanoi full day visits Night train to Sapa / Lao Cai

Meals: B, L

+Guide

Water Puppet ShowWhen you plan your travel to Vietnam, please do not skip Hanoi because Hanoi, without a doubt is a beautiful stop for your Vietnam Tours. Today we enjoy a full day Hanoi city tour of this charming capital city including the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh (close on Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the impressive Ethnologic Museum, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword.

Late afternoon we take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. In the evening, we end Hanoi city tour with a fantastic traditional water puppet show. This evening, we will transfer you to the train station to experience a Vietnam train ride to Lao Cai.


Day 3: Lao Cai Sapa Hill Tribe villages

Meals: B

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Sapa, Ta Phin Village

Arrive in the early morning in the border town of Lao Cai where it's a short transfer to Sapa (Vietnam's recommended tour). In the terraced hills and mountains of this area, the monotony of the expansive green landscape is enlivened by the colours of its hill tribe population. It is here you will find hands stained with colour from fabric dyes and shades of blue, red and green intricately embroidered and stitched into jackets, waistcoats, pants, skirts, caps, purses and leggings.

Take a morning walking tour of Sapa for a visit to the busy market where Red Dao, Black & Flower H'Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. Afterwards, at about 9 am, we take the drive to the trekking point and trek down to Ma Tra village of the Black  H'Mong people, the beautiful walk through the terraced rice filed and it is very interesting to experience the daily life of the locals when you stop for visit to one of the families. Picnic lunch on the way then we continue to Ta Phin village of the Red Dao people. Explore the village then private bus back to Sapa. Free at leisure and overnight in Sapa.


Day 4 : Sapa Tour: Lao Chai – Ta Van Village

Meals: B, L

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Sapa tour packagesSapa - The Queen of the Mountains, overlooking a beautiful valley, lofty mountains towering over the town on all sides, Sapa Tour is gateway to another world of mysterious minority cultures and luscious landscapes and great choice for Vietnam Tours maker to arrange Vietnam Culture Tours, Vietnam Trekking Tours, Vietnam Homestay Tours... After breakfast, we will do one of the most beautiful Sapa Tours by driving to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van village of the Black H'mong and the Day people where you can enjoy fresh air, amazing scenery of the imposing mountain range, trek down world's most beautiful terraced rice fields, visit some local family on the way and learn unique culture and life of these ethnic groups. Back to Sapa by private car, free at leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in a Sapa hotel..


Day 5 : Sapa – Lao Cai & Train to Hanoi

Meals: B, L

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Bac Ha MarketThe markets in the Northern Vietnam are always the colorful meeting places for the hill tribes, spotlight for any Sapa Tours and of course, your unique Vietnam Tours experience. Minority people come down from the mountains to sell their products, or just for catching up on the latest news, gossip, drinking away troubles or seeking for lover. In the morning, drive to visit one of the areas weekly markets;


Market days:

Can Cau Market - Saturdays

Bac Ha Market or Muong Hum Market or Muong Khuong Market - Sundays

Cao Son Market - Wednesdays

Can Cau MarketLung Khau Nhin Market - Thursdays

Coc Ly Market - Tuesdays

In the late afternoon, your Sapa tour guide and driver transfer you back to Lao Cai to catch the night train back to Hanoi. We hope that you have enjoyed your Sapa Tours with us. We say goodbye with sincere thanks and looking forward to welcoming you again for your coming Vietnam Tours and Sapa Tours.

Overnight on the train.


Day 6: Hanoi – Halong Cruise

Meals: B, L, D

+Guide

Halong Tour, Halong Cruise, Vietnam Tour

Pick up from the train station, this morning, we have already arrange a room in a mini hotel for you to have shower and breakfast before driving to Halong Bay (165km), Vietnam most scenic sight, a recognized World Natural Heritage Site and highlight of any Vietnam Tours. Upon arrival, board your traditional wooden junk. Welcome drink on board. After a relaxing break, enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while cruising through the wonderful Ha Long bay visiting its amazing grottoes and caves. Opportunity to dive off the boat and have a pleasant swimming in the deep blue water of East Sea before relaxing on your sun deck to view a Halong sunset.  Dinner on board with excellent fresh seafood.

Overnight on board.


Day 7 : Halong Cruise – Hanoi – Hue

Meals: Brunch

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Halong BayIt is said that your Vietnam Tours will not be complete without a trip to Halong Bay and spending one night on romantic Halong Cruise. People describe Halong Bay as majestic and mysterious, inspiring and imperious and words alone cannot do justice to the natural wonder that is Halong Bay. Imagine 3000 or more incredible islands rising from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin and you have a vision of breathtaking beauty. Halong Bay is pure art, a priceless collection of unfinished sculptures hewn from the hand of nature. It is absolutely true when you get up early to catch the sunrise on the bay, doing Ta Chi on sundeck and relax with a cup of hot coffee or tea when the boat cruising to explore more of Halong Bay. All make your Vietnam Holiday with full sweet memory. Back to Halong city at around noon where Vivutravel's private guide and driver are waiting for the transfer back to Hanoi airport for your flight to Hue with Vietnam airlines. Pick up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in a Hue hotel.


Day 8: Hue Tour

Meals: B, L

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Hue Tour Vietnam, Vietnam Tour, Vietnam HolidayIf you are interested in Vietnam history, Vietnam culture, Temples, Pagoda... then Hue is the must see city of your Vietnam trip. Because, Hue is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there is no place like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical vestiges as in this ancient Capital City and favorite destination for all Vietnam Tours. After breakfast, our tour starts with the visit to Imperial Citadel before taking the beautiful boat trip on the romantic Perfume River and visit Hue's best-known religious site-Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of former emperor Minh Mang in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. Return to the hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hue hotel.


Day 9: Hue Hoi An

Meals: B, L

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Hoi An at NightAfter breakfast, drive to Hoi An - highlight of any tour to Vietnam - is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. This scenic drive passes through the fishing village of Lang Co before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. Along the way, stop in Danang to visit the Cham Museum, which contains the finest collection of Cham sculptures in the world. Upon arrival in Hoi An, free to take walking tour of the Hoi An ancient town centre. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.


Day 10: Hoi An Cooking class 

Meals: B, L

+Guide

We start the day (8.15am) with a welcome drink at Hai Café

(98 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An Ancient Town, Tel: 863210) – our meeting point.

Hoi An Cooking ClassVisit Hoi An’s colourful market, and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy market. We will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about all the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later.

We board the Red Bridge boat for a leisurely cruise (25 minutes) along the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School. This is a chance to view local river life, so make sure your camera is handy.

On arrival, we explore the cooking school’s herb garden, before learning about some of Hoi An’s and Vietnam’s well-known dishes. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours – the Red Bridge chefs first demonstrate each dish before we prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration). After the lesson, we sit down and eat what we have cooked.

Bring your swimsuit and after the cooking tour has finished relax and enjoy free use of our new 20 metre swimming pool.

Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.


Day 11: Hoi An – My Son Tour – Hoi An

Meals: B, L

+Guide

Hoi An Vietnam, My Son Hoi AnAfter breakfast, we invite you an interesting visit to My Son Holy land, once the spiritual capital of Champa Kingdom that dominated South East Asia for nearly a thousand years and occupied most of the central parts of Vietnam from 2nd century to 16th century with very rich in history and culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries.

Drive back to Hoi An, end of your today's beautiful Vietnam Tour with visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda and the colourful riverside market. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.


Day 12: Hoi An Danang Ho Chi Minh City

Meals: B

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SaigonAfter breakfast, our Vietnam tour guide and driver in Hoi An will transfer you to the airport for your flight with Vietnam airlines to Ho Chi Minh city. Arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, welcome by our private Vietnam tour guide and driver and transfer to you hotel for check in. Ho Chi Minh, the most exciting city of Vietnam, a mecca of commerce, also a city with a chequered history and a rich culture, its pagodas, museums, public buildings, parks and boulevards make it one of the most delightful Vietnam Tours and cities to visit in Vietnam.

In the afternoon, we will do the city tour of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, visiting to Reunification Palace, Vietnam War Museum and the environment of Ben Thanh market. Overnight in a Ho Chi Minh hotel.


Day 13: Ho Chi Minh Cu Chi Tunnels Ho Chi Minh  

Meals: B, L

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Cu Chi TunnelsAlmost everyone when traveling to Vietnam, has special interest in Cu Chi tunnels. This is the living place to learn about Vietnam and the Vietnam war. Morning pick up from the hotel for Cu Chi Tunnels tour, en route to visit the bustling market at Thu Dao Mot. Upon arrival in Cu Chi, we visit the incredible underground tunnel network of approximately 200 kilometres hand-constructed by Vietnamese guerillas during the long struggle for independence where you will understand more about the Vietnam War or American War, a must see Vietnam Tour for any tourists to learn about Vietnam past and present days. Afternoon drive back to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in a Ho Chi Minh hotel.


Day 14: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh  

Meals: B, L

+Guide

Mekong Delta Tour, Vietnam Tour

Today, we start our Vietnam travel with the interesting visit to Cai be floating market.
6am : Pick up at your hotel in HCMC. Depart for Cai Be by private ca, stop to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a delightful walk through the bonsai garden. Meet the car/van in Vinh Long. Return to HCMC. Arrive back at your hotel at around 5pm


Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City Departure

Meals: B

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Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Vietnam Holiday until Vivutravel's private guide will see you off at the airport with the sincere thanks for your travel to Vietnam and with Vivutravel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Vietnam trip and look forward to welcoming you back for your next Vietnam Tours, goodbye and see you again!!!


END OF BEAUTIFUL VIETNAM TOUR


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Address: Suite 405, Buildiing B13, Sai Dong, Long Bien, Hanoi
Tel: (84-4) 3674 0486, Fax: (84-4) 3674 0487
Email: info@vivutravel.com
Website: www.vivutravel.com
 
 

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