This tour cover best interesting places in Vietnam including Sapa highland with amazing view, cloud in your room, meet minority people, Halong Bay with magnificient view of this new wonder of the world, travel from peaceful Hanoi capital to old citadel of Hue with famous Nguyen Dynasty, from old port of Hoian to busy Hochiminh city
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DAY 1. ARRIVAL HANOI (D)
On arrival at Hanoi 's NoiBai International airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel in town. Welcome dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 2. HANOI CITY TOUR - NIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI (B/L/D)
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full day tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilt House, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda nearby, and the Old Quarter also known as the 36 streets and guilds. Also on the tour - the Lake of the Restored Sword and Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature, peaceful West Lake with lovers street Thanh Nien, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple and one of the city's museums, either the History Museum or the Ethnology Museum. Dinner & take night train to Lao Cai
DAY 3. LAO CAI -COC LY MARKET + BOAT TRIP - SAPA (B/L/D)
The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 6:00am. Breakfast at local restaurant, After breakfast, 2 hours morning road trip Drive from Lao Cai (2hrs) to Coc Ly market where situated between stunning mountains by the Chay River. Every Tuesday morning, the people from the surrounding ethnic villages such as Flower Hâ€™mong, Phu La and Dao Tuyen gather to sell and buy their products. Having explored the market, you will have a boat trip to Flower Hâ€™mong village of Na Nen then trek to Trung Do village of Tay minority people. Enjoy the picnic lunch in local house with Tay people. From there we travel by boat down the river and experience the magnificent sight of the beautiful river banks.You will be picked up in Bao Nhai village and drive uphill to Sa Pa. Dinner & overnight in Sapa.
DAY 4. SAPA - CAT CAT VILLAGE - LAO CAI FOR NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel , Meet your guide in the hotel lobby for a walking tour to the hilltribe villages of Cat Cat, home to the H'mong ethnic minority peoples. The road from Sa Pa winds through hilly terrain and past terraced rice fields, where you reach Cat Cat cultural village, just 3kms from Sa Pa town. A leisurely walk through the old village offers an overview of the traditional customs and practices of the ethnic Black H'mong minority. Stop by a stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station, constructed by the French during the colonial era in Viet Nam. Lunch at local restaurant then afternoon bus ride down hill to Lao Cai station, have dinner in the restaurant, and then get on the night train, soft sleeper back to Hanoi.
DAY 5. HANOI ARRIVE, BREAKFAST - TOUR TO TAM COC - BICH DONG (B/L/D)
Early arrive in Hanoi station at around 5:00 AM, Pick up and transfer to hotel for check in, take a rest, breakfast then start to Tam Coc, upon arrival at Tam Coc, take a tiny boat for a peaceful cruise on the river to Tam Coc ("three caves"), the tourists often compare the place with Guilin - China, or more closely, to the limestone islets of Halong Bay in the Tonkin Gulf for their similar geological structures and shapes. Thus Tam Coc is also called Ha Long-Bay-On-Land. Visit Bich Dong Pagoda. Transfer back to Ha Noi, dinner & Overnight at hotel in Ha Noi.
DAY 6. HA NOI - HA LONG (B,L,D)
07h30-08h00: Take a 3-hours scenic drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay
12h00-12h30 : Arrive in Halong Tourist Wharf. Transfer to Halong Emotion Boat by tender
12h30 : Welcome cocktail on the boat and check in to your private cabin.
13h15-14h15 : Vietnamese lunch served on board, during crusing toward Ha Long bay.
14h30 : Visit the Ba Hang floating fishing village by Sampan.
16h00 : Cooking class by chef cook of the Emotion Boat on the sundeck.
17h00 : Stop Titop beach for available activities as :
See view on sundeck, relaxing in restaurant.
Kayaking and Swimming.
Take an overview of Halong City from Titop peak.
Or requested activities such as: Massage service ( you made contact with tour guide or reception).
18h45 : Stop at Ho Dong Tien area ( near Drum Cave ) for overnight.
19h30 : Have buffet dinner with seafoods provided by Ba Hang fishing village.
21h00-22h00: Join â€œ Happy Hour â€œ Program
22h00-24h00: Freely enjoying the beauty of Ha long at night, join us with one of the optional activities:
Enjoy chatting at Bar.
Enjoy night fishing.
Relax and spend a romantic night on Emotion Cruise
DAY 7. HALONG BAY - HANOI - HO CHI MINH (B/L/D)
6h00-6h30: Practice Tai Chi on the Sundeck
7h00-7h30: Start your day with a light breakfast.
7h30: During breakfast, cruising to explore other part of Halong Bay, pass through Trinh Nu Cave and Cua Van floating fishing village, Toad islet, and visit.
8h30: Arrive in Surprise cave, explore the Cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long bay.
9h45: Check out and take all luggage outside of your cabin, cruise back to the Tourist Wharf through Ha Long bay.
10h00: Have brunch and clear bills.
11h30: Back to the Tourist Wharf
12h00: Back to Hanoi to take the domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Our guide will meet all of you at Tan Son Nhat Airport pick up and transfer in the hotel for check in.
Dinner and overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 8. HO CHI MINH - CITY TOUR ; SHOPPING (B/L/D)
After breakfast, the sightseeing tour acquaints us with the city's major sights. We will visit War Museum, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Sai Gon Post, then transfer for lunch at local, shopping at Sai Gon Square, Vincom, Diamond Plaza, TAX departmen,Ben Thanh marketâ€¦ dinner & overnight in Hochiminh city
DAY 9. HO CHI MINH - MY THO MEKONG DELTA - HO CHI MINH (B/L/D)
Today we will visit My Tho by doing cruisealong Mekong Riverâ€™s small canals. Visit Thoi Son 1 & 2 islands . Drop in local orchards and enjoy tropical fruit galaparty with the country sideâ€™s folk music. Lunch at the local restaurant withVietnamese speciality fried fish. After lunch visit the famous ancient pagodaof Vinh Trang. Back to Saigon. Special dinner on a floating restaurant.Cruising along Saigon river, while enjoying food and the attractive melody of live music show. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 10. HO CHI MINH - DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast, free time and pleasure untill transfer to the Tan Son Nhat airport for flight back home.