Upon arrive Hanoi, pick up by local guide and transfer to hotel. Enjoy water puppets ne hour cyclo and welcome dinner.
Visit the featured sites of the city, includes HCM Mausoleum, Presidential Place, Temple of Literature, Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi Hilton Prison Museum. Overnight in Hanoi.
In the morning you will be picked up early at your hotel in Hanoi and start a beautiful 2 hour drive to Hoa Binh where you will visit the local Muong tribe, the guide will take you through the village and you Get an insight into the totally different culture of these still pretty primitive people. He lives, how they earn their money, what they believe in. You learn everything about it. After that, have a nice lunch in Hoa Binh and continue to Mai Chau. You check in here for a comfortable homestay. The rest of the afternoon is free to spend. Nice to walk a little by the village. This village is very different from the previous one, the people here belong mainly to the White Thai minority. The Karst Mountains where Mau Chau is located is a beautiful area with alternating green rice fields, vast vistas and spectacular rock formations. Dinner cooked at the homestay.
Morning we will first move to Mai Chau Lodge and then take a nice cycling & walking around the village to see farmers working in fields, locals weaving scarves and visit surrounding peaceful villages, have lunch (own expense) then free in the afternoon.
Free in the morning then drive back to Hanoi. Lunch on the way & o/n in Hanoi.
08:00 – 08:30: Pick-up at hotel by shuttle bus and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.
12:30 – 13:00: Embark on Calypso Cruiser by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.
13:00 – 15:30: avor a delectable lunch as Calypso Cruiser further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen.
2 choices for tourists:
Option 1: Discovery local daily life: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng
Option 2: Go kayaking by yourself at Vung Vieng island.
17:30 – 18:00: Return to Calypso Cruiser and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck
19:00: Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00. Overnight on board at Cong Do Area
06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.
07:00 – 09:00: Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave. Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay
09:30: Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.
09:30 – 11:00: Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Calypso Cruiser at around 12h00.
12:00 – 16:30: Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30
Arrive Hanoi at around 16 30 pm.
Transfer to airport for flight to Hue at 19:15. Transfer to hotel in Hue.
Pick up at hotel at 8:00, we will visit Hue’s best-known religious sites, Thien Mu Pagoda. Then continue to discover Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen sDynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 including Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Forbidden Purple City.
After lunch at local restaurant, the afternoon continues with a visit to the elaborate tombs of emperors Khai Dinh &Tu Duc. This guided tour gives you a deep understanding about King’s philosophy of geomancy and how this affected royal life. Return to hotel by Dragon boat on the Perfume River.
This morning we drive to Hoi An. On the way, We will stop along the way to visit the Lang co beach which lies on the most beautiful curve of the “S” where you can be the first to see sunrise in Vietnam. Lang Co beach attracts visitors by its wild beauty with white sand and blue sea. After passing Lang Co beach, we drive 20km on Sea cloud pass (Hai Van Pass) – the highest pass in the country and one of the most scenic hillside roads in Vietnam. Sea cloud pass is the last spur of the Truong Son Range that reaches to the sea, sightseeing in Vietnam is at its best here with the sequel of valleys and lagoons as the road descends lower.
After lunch (own expenses), we will we spend the afternoon for a walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market … Around the town we can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.
Overnight in hotel in Hoian.
Free Day, transfer to airport for evening flight to Saigon VJ635 16:50 18:05. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Morning visit to Cu Chi’s amazing tunnel system built by Communist guerillas during the Vietnam War. Back to Saigon for lunch. Walking tour to visit Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, War Remnants Museum. O/n in Saigon
Depart from Saigon and head south to Ben Tre province (90km – 1.0 hours).
Boat trip along the river to visit a brick kiln factory, a coconut processing workshop and a local mat-weaving house.
Visit a quite village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life.
Enjoy some local fresh fruits.
Take XeLoi ride (a kind of modern motorized rickshaw) or cycling tour to explore around village under coconut row
Have lunch at a riverside restaurant. Head back to Saigon.
Free till transfer to airport for departure. Tour ends
Single supplement for the 3rd,5th person: $403
Prices is not valid when included 2 Sept public holiday, please ask us when traveling near these days.
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