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Vietnam Tour with cultural highlights - 16 days from Hanoi
(16 days/ 15 nights)


Region: Trans-Vietnam
Itinerary: Hanoi – Sapa Tour – Halong Bay Cruise – Hue – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta
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Vietnam Tour with cultural highlights, exploring land of a thousand bends, land of super friendly people, delicious food land, land of rice paddies in dozens of colors, land of rich culture, beautiful beaches... have all combined to this Vietnam Tour. Your tour is an individual tour with a flexible schedule. There is no other traveler on the tour. You will have a private English speaking tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle at each destination.

Hanoi – Sapa – Halong – Hue – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh – Mekong

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vietnam_tour_indochina_travelBrief Vietnam Tour with cultural highlights

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour - Train to Sapa
Day 3: Sapa
Day 4: Sapa Trekking Tour
Day 5: Sapa Ethnic Market - Train to Hanoi
Day 6: Hanoi - Halong Cruise
Day 7: Halong Cruise - Hanoi & Flight to Hue
Day 8: Hue City Tour
Day 9: Hue - Hoi An
Day 10: Hoi An - My Son - Hoi An
Day 11: Hoi An Free Day
Day 12: Hoi An - Danang & Flight to Ho Chi Minh
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi Tunnels - Ho Chi Minh
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh - Can Tho (Mekong)
Day 15: Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh Departure

Detailed Vietnam Tour with cultural highlights

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (G

Hanoi Tour

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. Free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi & Train to Lao Cai (B/L) (G)

Hanoi is choice for any 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 Temple of LiteratureChi 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. In the evening, we take the overnight train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.

Day 3: Lao Cai – Sapa (B/L) (G)

Travel SapaArrive in the early morning in the border town of Lao Cai where it's a short transfer to Sapa. 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.

After breakfast at a local restaurant, 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, take a light trek (escorted with private bus) to discover Sapa's quaint hill tribe villages (from Ma Tra to Ta Phin village) which is unique experience to learn about the H'mong and Red Dao ethnic minority's customs and habits... Picnic lunch on the way. Transfer back to Sapa by private bus, free at leisure and overnight in Sapa.

Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van Village – Sapa (B/L) (G)

Sapa TourSapa is 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 Sapa.

Day 5: Sapa – Market Tour & Train to Hanoi (B/L) (G)

The 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;

Bac Ha MarketMarket days:

Can Cau Market - Saturdays

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

Cao Son Market - Wednesdays

Lung 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 Bay Cruise (B/L/D) (G)

Halong cruise

Pick up from the train station, this morning, we have already arranged 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 Bay – Hanoi – Hue (B) (G)

Swimming in HalongPeople said that your Vietnam Tours would not have been done without a trip to Halong Bay and a romantic night on 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, end of your beautiful Halong Bay Cruise at around noon where our private guide and driver are waiting for the transfer back to Hanoi Airport for afternoon flight to Hue (). Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Free at leisure.  Overnight in Hue

Day 8: Hue City Tour (B/L) (G)

Hue TourHue 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 an enjoyable stop for your 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 Hue

Day 9: Hue – Hoi An (B/L) (G)

After breakfast, we drive to Hoi An,  a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the Lang Co Bayyears and for sure, Hoi An is the most favorite destination for all kinds of Vietnam Tours. 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 Hoi An.

Day 10: Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An (B/L) (G)

After 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 My Sonand culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries. My Son is interesting Vietnam Tours for the ones who want to learn about Vietnam History, Vietnam Culture, Vietnam Architecture.

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

Day 11: Hoi An (B)

Hoi An Beach BreakHoi An Ancient Town – The most interesting break for any Vietnam Tours and no Vietnam Tours maker would skip, 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.

Day free to cycle through rice paddies in the countryside of Hoi An ancient town, shop for souvenirs among the antique shops and art galleries, or just sit at sidewalk cafes and soak up the atmosphere of this quaint town. Or relax on the white sandy beach of the famous Danang Beach. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 12: Hoi An – Danang – Ho Chi Minh (B) (G)

Vietnam HolidayAfter breakfast, our Vietnam tour guide and driver in Hoi An will transfer you to the airport for your flight 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 Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho chi Minh (B/L) (G)   

Cao Dai Tay Ninh

After breakfast, enjoy a morning drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Tay Ninh Province in the west of Vietnam. At Tay Ninh, visit the incredible Cao Dai Great Temple, with architecture that could have come straight from a Walt Disney fantasy and where all the major faiths of the world blend together in a unique religious cocktail. In the afternoon, visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters 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. Overnight in Ho chi Minh.

Day 14: Ho Chi Minh – Cai Be floating Market – Can Tho Homestay (B/L/D) (G)

Can Tho HomestayToday we will start our exploration of the Mekong Delta, a major rice producing area. This must be one of the most fascinating riverine deltas in the world. The Mekong splits into nine major arteries. A vast network of rivers and waterways with thousands of ships of all sizes plowing the waters gives the Mekong Delta a very special atmosphere and no doubt one of the most favorite destinations for Vietnam Tours and a smart Vietnam Tour maker would never skip. On arrival, we will make a boat trip to the Cai Be floating Market, visit villages and meet the people of the Mekong Delta. Continue to Can Tho and transfer from Ninh Kieu wharf to local people’s house for homestay by shuttle boat. Visit local homes & orchards and participate in local activities such as gardening, fishing, ploughing. Have dinner at the home. Tonight, we spend the unique night in a homestay with local family. Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 15: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh (B/L) (G)

Mekong Delta

In the morning, we make the boat cruise to see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats), truly spotlight of your Vietnam Tours where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and see the daily activities of the locals who live along the Mekong canals and later, you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill, a rice noodles making shop which are nice chances to discover the daily life of Vietnamese people in Mekong Delta. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh.

Day 16: Ho Chi Minh Departure (B) (G)

Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Vietnam Holiday until our private guide will see you off at the airport with the sincere thanks for traveling with us. We hope that you have enjoyed your Vietnam Tours with us and look forward to organizing your coming Vietnam Tours. Indochinavalue says goodbye and see you again!!!

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