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hanoi_big_16Tour duration: 22 days / 21 nights
Tour code: VNCL-22
Depart from: Hanoi
Stop off: Ho Chi Minh city
Tour Code: VNCL-22
Tour Route: Hanoi arrival - Halong bay - Cat Ba island - Hue - Hoi An - Nha Trang - Dalat - Ho Chi Minh city - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi tunnels - Can Tho - Phu Quoc island - Ho Chi Minh departure
Tour Duration: 22 days / 21 nights
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh city
Tour Type: Landscape, Culture
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 01: Hanoi arrival
Day 02: Hanoi city tours
Day 03: Hanoi - Halong bay
Day 04: Halong bay - Cat Ba island
Day 05: Cat Ba island - Hanoi - Hue
Day 06: Hue city tours
Day 07: Hue - Hoi An
Day 08: Hoi An - Cooking class
Day 09: Hoi An free & easy
Day 10: Hoi An - Nha Trang
Day 11: Nha Trang
Day 12: Nha Trang
Day 13: Nha Trang - Dalat
Day 14: Dalat city tours
Day 15: Dalat - Ho Chi Minh city
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh city tours
Day 17: Ho Chi Minh - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi tunnels
Day 18: Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be floating market - Vinh Long - Can Tho
Day 19: Can Tho - Rach Gia - Phu Quoc island
Day 20: Phu Quoc island
Day 21: Phu Quoc island - Ho Chi Minh city
Day 22: Ho Chi Minh departure
DETAIL ITINERARY
DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL
Met upon your arrival at the airport by our guide and driver, transfer to your hotel in Hanoi old quarter, it is very convenient for your visit. The rest of the day, you are free to relax. Overnight in Hanoi.
Meals included: None
 
DAY 02: HANOI CITY TOURS
AM: Pick up at Hotel. Drive to the historic complex of Ba Dinh. Visit Ba Dinh Square, where The Late President Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnams Independence on 2 September 1945, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and continue to the One Pillar Pagoda, the must-see monument in Hanoi. It is an ancient Buddhist pagoda, built in the early 11th century in the reign of King Ly Thai Tong, all construction supported by only one pillar, resembling a Buddhist lotus. Tran Quoc Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple. Have lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, visit Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature - The first Imperal school in Vietnam) built in 1070 during the dynasty of King Ly. Enjoy the traditional Water Puppet show. Transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 03: HANOI - HALONG BAY
Morning depart for Halong bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Halong bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong bay. This exciting five hour cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Stay overnight on the Junk Cruise.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
DAY 04: HALONG BAY - CAT BA ISLAND
Waking up and having breakfast served onboard. Continue cruising around the bay. Take sampan to visit Luon Cave and come back to the boat. Having brunch before disembarking and van will pick you up at the pier and transfer to Gia Luan pier where we get up to Cat Ba island. Stop on the way for a short walk in the Cat Ba national park. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in Cat Ba island.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 05: CAT BA ISLAND - HANOI - HUE
This morning, you are free to explore the island and swimming at the nice beach. After lunch, drive to the pier for speed boat to Hai Phong. Pick up at the pier and transfer back to Hanoi, drive straightly to the Noi Bai airport to take onward flight VN1545 (20h10 - 21h20) to Hue. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Overnight at hotel in Hue.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 06: HUE CITY TOURS
A morning boat trip on the romantic Perfume River visiting Hue’s oldest and most revered site, Thien Mu Pagoda, Citadel and the Mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. Free at your leisure in the afternoon for shopping at Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 07: HUE - HOI AN
Morning drive from Hue to Hoi An, stop over at Lang Co beach for swimming if you want, visit Cham Musem in Danang before transferring to your hotel in Hoi An for overnight.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 08: HOI AN - COOKING CLASS
Visit Hoi An’s colourful market, and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy market. We will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about all the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later. We board the Red Bridge boat for a leisurely cruise (25 minutes) along the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School. This is a chance to view local river life, so make sure your camera is handy. On arrival, we explore the cooking school’s herb garden, before learning about some of Hoi An’s and Vietnam’s well-known dishes. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours - the Red Bridge chefs first demonstrate each dish before we prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration). After the lesson, we sit down and eat what we have cooked. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 09: HOI AN FREE & EASY
Whole day free at your leisure to explore the city or swimming at Cua Dai beach. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Meals included: Breakfast
 
DAY 10: HOI AN - DANANG - NHA TRANG
After breakfast, transfer to the Danang airport for your flight VN1943 (10h10 - 11h35) to Nha Trang. Met upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Meals included: Breakfast
 
DAY 11: NHA TRANG
Whole day free at your leisure to enjoy your time on one of the best beaches of the world. Overnight at hotel in Nha Trang.
Meals included: Breakfast
 
DAY 12: NHA TRANG TOUR
Nha Trang city, small city on the south central coastline of Vietnam, today you can visit on own to historical relics from Cham civilization represented as Po Nagar tower, a sacred Hindu site dating back to the 7th century, Stone Church built in French colony time, to Long Son Pagoda - Buddhist pagoda built in commemoration of the monks and nuns who died whilst fighting the Diem Government. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Meals included: Breakfast
 
DAY 13: NHA TRANG - DALAT
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and transfer to Dalat, several stops on the way for photos. Check-in hotel on arrival and free at your leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Dalat.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 14: DALAT CITY TOURS
Today you will visit some of the most interesting sights of Dalat. You will visit the former "palace" of the last emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty, Bao Dai. You will also visit the very colorful local market, stacked with fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers, grown in planations around Dalat. Thanks to its temperate climate the mountains around Dalat are ideal for growing vegetables and flowers. One of the main attractions for local tourists is the "Valley of Love", worth a visit just for the peculiar sight of Vietnamese cowboys. Finally, you will make short ride on the last part of the "cremailliere" railway to the village Trai Mat. Overnight in Dalat.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 15: DALAT - HO CHI MINH CITY
After breakfast at hotel, free at your leisure until transfer to the airport to take onward flight VN1383 (15h50 - 16h40) to Ho Chi Minh city. Pick up and transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure to explore the city and overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Meals included: Breakfast
 
DAY 16: HO CHI MINH CITY TOURS
Breakfast at the hotel. Start a sightseeing tour to the Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975, and some French colonial structures including the Notre Dame cathedral, the Old Central Post Office. Tour of Chinatown and Thien Hau & Quan Am pagodas. After seeing the Emperor Jade Pagoda and the War Remnants Museum we end the city tour with Ben Thanh market where anything and everything is for sale. Dinner on guests account. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 17: HO CHI MINH - TAY NINH - CU CHI TUNNELS
Breakfast at the hotel. Driving west to Tay Ninh, head quarter of Cao Dai region. On arrival we attend the fantastic mid-day temple service when the followers fill the hall wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. On the way back a stop for a visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnels network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, accommodation, etc. and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Driving back to HCMC. Dinner on guests account. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 18: HO CHI MINH - MEKONG DELTA - CAN THO
At around 08h00, we leave Sai Gon for My Tho. Upon arrival, board a motorboat and head out on the mighty Mekong to Xuan Dong Islet. In contrast to many of the overly visited Mekong islands, we choose Xuan Dong for its quieter, less crowded, and more authentic slice of Mekong life. Hop on a bike and savor the leisurely time to explore and pedal through this green and unspoiled island. Make frequent stops for photos and glimpses and of the daily lives of local villagers. We'll then take a small boat as you are rowed quietly along the thick mangroves of Vam Xep, a small canal with little village houses dotted along its sides. Get off the boat to enjoy some honeyed tea at the 'Coconut Artisan' village to check out the workshops where a range of coconut husk and fiber products are skillfully handcrafted. We next take a small sampan along Vam Chua canal, gliding peacefully along the hidden waterways surrounded by immense variety of tropical plants. The quiet, rural setting is a welcome and restorative retreat to the frenetic buzz of Sai Gon which seems far, far away. We then stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Back in the car at about 15H00 to drive to Can Tho. On arrival in the capital city of the Mekong Delta, do a walking city tour, including the local evening market to take photos of the busy trading activities before checking in the hotel. Overnight in Can Tho.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 19: CAN THO - RACH GIA - PHU QUOC ISLAND
Early morning you will make a beautiful boat trip through the waterways to visit the enormous floating market of  Cai Rang. Then drive to Rach Gia before 13h00 where you will take the express boat to Phu Quoc island. Upon your arrival, transfer to your hotel. Overnight  at hotel in Phu Quoc island.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
 
DAY 20: PHU QUOC ISLAND FREE & EASY
Whole day free at your leisure to swim at the nice beach of Phu Quoc island. Overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc.
Meals included: Breakfast
 
DAY 21: PHU QUOC ISLAND - HO CHI MINH
After breakfast, you are free to explore the island until transfer to the airport to take onward flight VN1812 (11h00 - 12h05) back to Ho Chi Minh city. Pick up on arrival and transfer to your hotel and overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Meals included: Breakfast
 
DAY 22: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE
After breakfast at hotel, you are free until transfer to the Tan Son Nhat airport to take departure flight to your home. End of services.
Meals included: Breakfast
INCLUSION & EXCLUSION
Inclusion
Exclusion
  • Hotel accommodation on twin/double room sharing with daily breakfast
  • One night on deluxe junk on Halong bay
  • Private transfers and transportation with A/C on tour
  • Domestic air ticket Hanoi - Hue // Danang - Nha Trang // Dalat - Ho Chi Minh // Phu Quoc - Ho Chi Minh with economy class and airport taxes
  • Boat trip as indicated in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing and Entrance fees
  • English speaking tour guides
  • All meals list in the itinerary at local restaurant
  • Mineral water per pax per day
  • Vietnam visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Other meals and drinks not mentioned
  • All international flights to Hanoi and from Ho Chi Minh and airport taxes
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tipping/gratuities for local guides
  • All optional programs
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
PRICE

Tour cost is upon your request !

You are interested in of this tour, please feel free to contact us at booking@asianatravel.com.vn or info@asianatravel.com.vn. One of our staffs will contact you within 24 hours when we receive your request.
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