Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (Wellcome dinner)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, picked up and transferred to hotel for check in. Welcome dinner featured with Vietnamese food at restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong bay (B, L)
07:30 - 07:45 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta. 10:30 Stopover on the way for short break 12:30 Arrive at Hon Gai wharf - Meet the captain, crews and join us for a welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in cabins. 13:00 Lunch with fresh seafood is served while cruising towards Vong Vieng floating village, passing through extraordinary shaped-islands. 15:30 Drop anchor at Vong Vieng: visit local houses, fish farm, schools and have a chat with the friendly fish men. (You also swim here if you like) The other option is to travel by kayak (passenger row kayaks for themselves). The kayaking option is $10.00 per person unless pre-booked. 17:00 Back on board, enjoy the sunset and continue cruising to Luom Bo for anchoring. 19:00 Dinner is served. 21:00 Enjoy the comfort in your cabin or night fishing… Overnight on junk.
Day 3: Halong bay - Hanoi (B, L)
06:30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. 07:30 Lightly breakfast is served. 08:30 Explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay. 09:30 Back on board, continue cruising, enjoy the stunning views of the Bay and relax. 10:30 Lunch is served on board while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier. 11:30 Check-out 12:00 Arrive Hon Gai wharf. Farewell. 12:30 Return from Halong to Hanoi. 14:30 Stop-over in Dong Trieu town to visit a ceramics workshop. 16:30 Arrive in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi - Hue (B, L)
Have breakfast at hotel. 5 hour orientation city tour to visit interesting sites in the city like Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literature "Vietnam's 1st University built in the 10th C". Break time for lunch and then we will visit the Vietnam National History of Museum with good collection of prehistoric artifacts and everyday items of early history through eras and dynasties. Then we will take 1 hour by cyclo ride through Hanoi's Old Quarters to experience daily life of people who are living in the oldest parts of the city, Enjoying the famous traditional water puppetry show in Thang Long Theatre where you will have chance to get a general picture of the daily activities typical to Vietnam's rural areas. Then transfer to the airport for flight (VN247) to Hue at 20:00. Upon arrving in Hue at 21:00, pick you up and driuve to the hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 5: Hue City Tour (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Take a trip to visit Hue City and King's tombs (Khai Dinh's Mausoleum). Boat trip to visit Thien Mu Pagoda and Minh Mang's Mausoleum. Visit the Imperial Citadel in the afternoon. The tour ends by shopping at Dong Ba Market. Dinner at a garden restaurant with Vietnamese food. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Da Nang. Spend time in Lang Co beach en route, taking photographs from Hai Van Pass (The pass of Sea and Cloud). Visit Cham Museum in Da Nang. Afternoon visit Marble Mountain and enjoying sea/sun bathing on East Sea. Arrive in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoi An (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Hoi An - an old trading town, some 30km from Da Nang. Visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, Tan Ky Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese, Phuc Kien Pagoda, Hoi An Museum and Market. Lunch and dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An - Da Nang - Nha Trang (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer from Hoi An to Da Nang airport for flight to Nha Trang. The guide will welcome and escort you to the hotel. The rest of day is open to explore Nha Trang or spend time on the beach. Lunch and dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 9: Nha Trang Boat Trip to Island (B, L)
08:30: Pick up at hotel to Cau Da port. Cruise to Mun Island by private boat (Ebony Island). Stop for one hour of leisurely snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing. The snorkeling equipment is provided for viewing the marine wildlife and plentiful coral reefs. 11:00: Visit Bamboo resort where you will enjoy excellent fresh cuisine for lunch. After lunch, enjoy swimming and relaxing on the beach of the island 14:30: Continue the fun-filled day stopping at Tri Nguyen aquarium. 15:45: Visit a fishing village where you can see the villagers at work catching cuttlefish, shrimp, flower crabs. Test your skills in a basket boat - for hire. Overnight in Nha Trang
Day 10: Nha Trang - Da Lat (B, L)
After breakfast, leave Nha Trang for Da Lat - The charming city in the Highland. Visit Pokrongarai Cham Tower and enjoy the beautiful scenery en route when going over Ngoan Muc Pass. Visit Hoa Binh market, Prenn Water Fall and Tuyen Lam Pagoda in Da Lat. Overnight in Da Lat.
Day 11: Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Flower Garden, Former Palace of Emperor Bao Dai - The last Emperor of Vietnam. Lunch. Afternoon, transfer to Ho Chi Minh city. You will pass through many large coffee farms and rubber forests to reach the most bustling city in Vietnam. Also visit La Nga market on the way. Arrive Ho Chi Minh city in late afternoon. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B, L)
At 08:30, you will be a picked up from your hotel. In the morning we visit: The Reunification Palace; War Remnants Museum; Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office. After lunch at local restaurant we continue to visit: Giac Lam Pagoda; Cholon, including the Thien Hau Pagoda; Ben Thanh Market. Back to hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Mekong Delta (B, L)
Breakfast, then drive southward to Mekong Delta. Boat trip in My Tho through tiny canals and quiet villages. Lunch in a nice local restaurant with an inside garden. Afternoon transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city with a stop over at Vinh Trang pagoda for visiting. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh city - Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free time until transfer to airport for departure. End of services. Our staff will give you the warmest goodbye and hope to see you again.