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Vietnam in 11 days
Duration : 11 days
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From : Ho Chi Minh City
To : Ha Noi
Day 01: Ho Chi Minh arrival Mekong Delta

Pick upi from the airport and Driving to Cai Be. Upon arrival at Cai Be, take a boat to cruise around Cai Be Floating Market. Visit local gardens and houses to see orchard and local trade, etc. After lunch at an Ancient garden house, we proceed to Vinh Long, passing a small and beautiful canal with peaceful villages, the unique natural setting of Mekong Delta region. Stop at An Binh islet to visit some of the famous fruit orchards. After crossing the Co Chienriver, the excursion ends at Vinh Long pier where our driver is waiting to take you to Ninh Kieu 2 hotel.

Ho Chi Minh arrival Mekong Delta

Day 02 : Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Early morning cruise along the small and picturesque tributaries by motorboat, we will see the Cai Rang Floating Market- the busiest but nicest one with heaps of boats. See the beautiful scenery and daily activities of the locals. Walk around a village, visit a rice husking mill. Disembark at NinhKieuquay, visit an ancient house (in BinhThuy, 10 km from Cantho). Have lunch at a local restaurant on the way back to SaiGon via My Tho.

Overnight at Blue Diamond hotel.

Day 03: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi – Hue (B)

Visit Cu Chi tunnels

In the morning: Visit Cu Chi tunnels.

In the afternoon: Visiting Reunification Palace. Notre Dame Cathedral , Old Central Office ,War Remnants Museum, Ben ThanhMaerrket, BinhTay Market , ThienHau Pagoda ,Giac Lam Pagoda.

Take the evening flight at 19’20 to Hue. Overnight at Green hotel.

Day 04: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B)

Take the boat trip on Perfume river to visit Minh Mang monument we will drive to outskirt of Hue to visit King KhaiDinh Tomb, Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial Citadel.

Transferring to Hoi An through Hai Van pass, and Lang Co beach – one of the most beautiful beach of Vietnam. Visit Marble mountain and Cham museum on the way, Cham museum is the open air collection of Cham sculpture. Many of the sandstone carving are breathtaking.

Overnight at Hoi An Beach Resort.

Thua Thien Hue

Day 05: Hoi An – My Son - Hanoi (B)

Visit to tiny town of Hoi An for city tour: 400 years old Japanese Bridge, 300 years old Chinese temple, 200 years old Vietnamese former merchants' house.

My Son a World Heritage site, 40 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, with red brick towers and sanctuaries, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor-Wat in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries were built from the 7 to 13 centuries.

Take the flight at 20’05 to Hanoi. Overnight at Meracus hotel.

Day 06: Hue – Hanoi – Perfume Pagoda (B)

Depart about 2 hours ride to Perfume Pagoda (80km). Enjoy a 1.30 hours boat trip on Yen stream (Swallow Stream) and visit Trinh Temple before disembarking at Ben Duc (Duc quay). Following is a short trek to Thien Tru Pagoda (the main pagoda). Get up to the mountain peak by electric cable to visit the pagoda inside the Huong Tich Grotto, where people often come to pray for health, luck, ... etc.

We then return to Thien Tru Pagoda area on foot for lunch. After lunch, rowing back to Yen boat quay and we will ride back with a short break at Van Phuc - a Traditional Handicraft Silk Village - for shopping. Arrive in Hanoi at around 17.00

Overnight at Meracus hotel.

Day 07: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (B)

Drive to Hoa Lu. On arrival we visit Tam Coc, a strikingly beautiful region of limestone-cliffs and rice paddies that is similar to the seascapes of HalongBay. We transfer to small boats to explore the caves in and around Tam Coc, which means “three caves” and Thai Vi temple. Later in the day visit the Dinh and Le temples.Overnight train to Sapa.

Hoa Lu - Tam Coc

Day 08: Lao Chai - Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai (B)

Private car picks you up to Sapa.

Visit 2 different kinds of hill tribes: The Black H’mong and the Dzay. Enjoy great, stunning landscapes with natural waterfalls.

A car take you to Lao Chai – Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai the villages isolated by high mountains and thick forests but lovely and romantic, here you also find the real untouched tribal things.

Enjoy real natural breathtaking scenery and waterfall. Car waiting for you on the main road side, back to Hotel. Overnight at Boutigue hotel.

Day 09: Lung Khau Nhin Market on Thursday (B)

You will enjoy beautiful scenery along the ride until you arrive in Muong Khuong, a small town near Chinese border, 50 kms Northeast of Lao Cai. From there, you turn onto a dirt road which goes up in mountains for another 11 kms to reach the tiny market. Lung Khau Nhin market, which is almost untouched by the modern life, will offer you a great opportunity to meet the Nung, Flower H’mong, Black Dao, Tu Di and Giay minorities gathering to purchase local products such as foods and materials for agriculture and fabric. It is also possible to take a visit to the Black Dao village of Sin Lung Chai, where you can experience the daily live of the local people. When the boat trip finish, you will get on your vehicle again for a transfer back.

Overnight train back to Hanoi.

Lung Khau Nhin market

Day 10: Hanoi – Glory Halong Cruise ( L,D)

Pick up from the train station at 5’00 AM

08h00: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.

10H00: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break

12h00: Arrive at Tuan Chau wharf – Break and photography time

12h30: Board Glory Cruises for departure. Welcome drink will be served

13h00: Lunch is served while cruising through the bay

15h30: Visit exciting Cua Van fishing village. The village is free of busy roads and streets, electric lights, houses and high rise buildings. Instead, there are only herds of little boats and rafts. You will have the chance to discover the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen.

16h30: Enjoy kayaking or swimming (if the weather permits).

17h00: Back on board and continue cruising to Drum Cave (Hang Trong) to dock.

19h00: Dinner is served.

21h00: Take some leisure time to enjoy chatting at the bar or enjoy some night fishing.

Relax and spend a romantic night on Glory Cruise.

Day 11: Glory Halong Cruise – Hanoi(B)

07.00: Coffee and tea will be served

08.00: Continue cruising

08h15: Visit splendid Sung Sot Cave

09h00: Check out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay, passing DinhHuong Island, fishing villages, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island and Sail Island.

09.30: Buffet brunch (breakfast/lunch) while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier

11h30: Arrive at the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew.

12.00: Return from Halong to Hanoi.

14h00: Stop over in Dong Trieu town to visit a ceramics workshop.

16.00: Arrive in Hanoi.

Transferred to the airport. End of the trip.

This tour program was taken by Yehuda Kasiff couple in December/2012

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