If you are looking for a Vietnam holiday of a life time then this Vietnam tour is perfect as it is combination of all Vietnam highlights
including charming old town, mysterious mountains, unique cultures,
interesting history, daily Vietnamese life and romantic ending at one of
Vietnam best beaches.
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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
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.
Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hanoi hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi – Train to Sapa
Meals: B, L
Hanoi without a doubt a beautiful start 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 – Topas Ecolodge
Meals: B, D
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.
Sapa - 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. Continue to Topas Ecolodge. Have breakfast
upon arrival at Topas Ecolodge. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Dinner and overnight at Topas Ecolodge.
Day 4: Topas Ecolodge – Sapa
Meals: B, D
After breakfast, pick up by our private guide and driver and continue
our visit to Ban Ho village of the Tay people who live on the unique
house on stilts. It is here, we have coffee break while enjoy beautiful
view before trekking to explore Nam Toong village of the Red Dao ethnic
group, learn about the interesting culture and life... Back to Sapa,
free at leisure and Overnight in Sapa at Voctoria Hotel & Spa.
Day 5: Sapa – Tour to Market – Lao Cai & Train to Hanoi
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;
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 Sap Tours.
Overnight on the train.
Day 6: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay Cruise
Meals: B, L, D
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
Overnight on board.
Day 7: Ha Long – Hoi An
It 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 afternoon flight with Vietnam airlines to Da Nang. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.
Day 8 & 9: Hoi An
Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam that 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.
Days 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 a Hoi An hotel.
Day 10: Hoi An – Danang – Ho Chi Minh
After breakfast, our Vietnam tour guide and driver in Hoi An will transfer you to the airport for the morning flight with Vietnam airlines to
Ho Chi Minh (VN). Arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, transfer to the
hotel in Saigon, 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 places to visit in Vietnam. Upon arrival, pick up
and transfer to your hotel. After lunch, visit the War Remnants or History Museum and the former Presidential Palace. From there, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall are all within walking distance and absolutely nice choices for a free stroll.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh
Meals: B, L
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. Overnight in Saigon
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh – Cai Be floating Market – Can Tho
Meals: B, L
In the morning, drive to visit Cai Be floating market. Upon embarkation on Cai Be Princess boat, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton towels.
The tour will start with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating
market, cruising among local sampans coming from all provinces of the
delta full of fruits and vegetables. Your sampan will proceed to Dong
Hoa Hiep island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be. During a 40
minutes cruise, you will be able to discover beautiful landscapes along
the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. These
evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many
Visit at an ancient mandarin house dating from the 19th century where the family will welcome you with a cup a tea.
on board, we will lead to you to observe the activity of the biggest
rice stock market. Further, others stops will allow you to see a
traditional bricks and tiles factory and how locals are using palm
leaves for houses. Cruising 20 minutes further to Phu An hamlet passing
by Cai Be beautiful church, we will have a visit at some interesting
home factories to see how rice paste is made, but also rice cookies,
coco candies, as well as longan fruits drying process.
Lunch will await you at Le Longanier, a superb
Indochinese villa located in a lush tropical garden by the river,
surrounded by fruit orchards. Continue to Can Tho for overnight.
Day 13: Can Tho – Phu Quoc Island
Meals: B, L
the morning, we make a the boat cruise to see the Cai Rang floating
market, hightlight of any tour to Mekong Delta (the nicest one with
heaps of rowing boats), the beautiful scenery and the daily activities
of the locals who lives along the Mekong canals and 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. Around noon, transfer to Can Tho airport for the
short flight to Phu Quoc. Met on arrival and transfer to your resort.
Overnight in a Phu Quoc hotel and resort.
Day 14 & 15: Phu Quoc Island
of Vietnam’s star attractions, mountainous and forested Phu Quoc is a
splendid tropical getaway set with soft secluded beaches, the water a
thousand different shades of turquoise. Stunning sunsets, thunderclouds
heaped on the horizon. Palm trees protruding perpendicular over the
gentle waves. That's Phu Quoc island and paradise for Vietnam beach lovers and great place to end your amazing Vietnam Holiday. Days free at leisure. Overnight in Phu Quoc. Overnight in a Phu Quoc hotel and resort.
Day 16: Phu Quoc Island – Ho Chi Minh City
Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Vietnam Holiday
until we transfer you to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh and
connect with your international flight home 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!!!
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