HANOI – HA LONG – CAT BA – HUE – HOI AN – HANOI
Come and spend your 15 wonderful days in Vietnam. You will visit Vietnam World Heritage Sites, discover traditional Vietnamese medicine, prepare lunch with a local family and much more!Price from: $
Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
Accommodation in hotels (twin shared room)
English speaking guide Entrance fee to indicated sights
Meal as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
Boat trip in Halong
other meals; drinks
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival - Camellia.
Meal Breakfast. Pick up then transfer to Hotel, Half day city tour visit Literature Temple (which regards as the first University of Hanoi). One hour cycling around the Old Quarter is the next. Free until enjoy a water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Huong pagoda.
Breakfast. Pick you up at your hotel early morning, transfer to Perfume Pagoda, a complex of pagodas and Buddhist shrines. On arrival, take a sampan for a cruise along the gentle Yen River to reach Thien Tru Pagoda. Along the way, stop at Trinh Temple and visit pagodas. In the afternoon, join a walking tour and explore Giai Oan Pagoda, Huong Tich Cave… Return to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi. Breakfast, Lunch on Boat.
Depart to Ha Long Bay. Arrive at 11h30 Boat trip to Cat Ba, overnight the way visits Thien Cung and Dau Go caves. Have Lunch on Boat. Stop o¬n the sea for swimming. Check in the hotel. Free time walk around Cat Ba town (as Hong Kong at night) sightseeing floating village o¬n the sea. Overnight in Cat Ba.
Day 4: Cat Ba – Free Breakfast. Breakfast.
Free at your leisure in the beach, swimming and relaxing. Stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Cat Ba –Hai Phong – Hanoi.
Breakfast. Free in Cat ba Island. Lunch and Transfer to the port catch the express boat back to Hai phong, then on bus transfer back to Hanoi. 17:00 arriving Hanoi. Check in Hotel. Overnight in Hanoi (hotel Camelia – check in 31 Oct – check out 1 Nov).
Day 6: Hanoi – Hue - Breakfast.
Free until lunch then transfer to the airport for departure to Hue, Meet up and check in hotel. In the evening enjoy Hue Folk Song on Dragon Boat Overnight in Hue.
Day 7: Hue – Visit Royal Citadel - Breakfast.
After breakfast In Hue, take a scenic boat ride along the Perfume River to see the serene life of the Vietnamese people along the riverbank and witness the elegance of this historical city by visiting the Thien Mu Pagoda, Minh Mang Tomb, and the Royal Citadel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue - Lang Co Beach
. After breakfast visit Dong Ba Market and free shopping Check out and transfer to Hoi An, on the way visit the famous Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Beach. Check in Lang Co Beach Resort. Located in Lang Co which is famous for its magnificent natural landscapes surrounded by mountains and the boundless blue sea with waves coming to the immaculate and fine sand where Khai Dinh King was inspired to write the epitaph “Royal step-over temple” and issued the decree to order the Ministry of Public Works to build a summer palace for recreation. Overnight in Lang Co beach resort.
Day 9: Lang Co. Breakfast. Free at Lang Co Beach. All day relaxing in the beach. Overnight in Lang Co beach resort.
Day 10: Lang Co – Hoi An.
Breakfast. Free in the morning. In the afternoon, we check out and transfer to Hoi an, Take a short glimpse of this city while driving out to a World Heritage Site of Hoi An the Ancient Town. See the old buildings and touch the ancient atmosphere. Visit Hoi An ancient town and explore its treasures: the Japanese Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda, Phung Hung Merchant House, Quang Dong Assembly. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 11: Hoi An. Breakfast.
Ride a bicycle to a local farm in Tra Que village. Introduction to the history of the village, the cultivation of the vegetables as well as discovering about the use of vegetables in traditional Vietnamese medicine. You will take a trip around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the local lake. Continue doing activities su ch as: raking, sowing,watering greens, picking greens and many more gardening activities. Then spend the rest of the morning working the land in the time honored way, before breaking to prepare lunch with a local family. take an even more traditional Vietnamese post-prandial nap before learning how to harvest and wrap the vegetables. Around 15.00, bid farewell to your host family before riding back to Hoi An, on the way back stop at Nhat tomb and Ba Le well. The tour finishes at 16h00. back to hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 12: Lantern Making.
Breakfast, you will ride by bicycle to the home of a craftsman in the old streets. Here you will have a brief introduction to the history, shape, and color of the lanterns as well as the many stages of making them. You can make your own lantern and keep it as a souvenir. After that you will learn to cook traditional Hoi An food, After lunch you will be shown how to decorate and pack the lantern, before saying goodbye to your host and returning to Hoi An Travel by bicycle. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 13: Hoi An – Hanoi. Breakfast.
Proceed to visit My Son Holy Land to research more Charm Culture. Continue to visit Marble Mountain and China Beach, special stone Carving Village Proceed to visit My Son Holy Land to research more Charm Culture. Continue to visit Marble Mountain and China Beach, special stone Carving Village then transfer to the airport back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 14: Hanoi.
Breakfast. Pick up from your hotel, start of the tour journey visit by coach trip along the Hanoi Old Quarter. After that we take you to visit Ho Chi Minh complex, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum - the final resting place of Vietnamese great father or uncle Ho, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house - where Ho livedon and off from 1958 to 1969, then visit Ho Chi Minh’s museum, where tourists will learn what he has done for Viet Nam and some other countries and learn all kinds of information about President Ho Chi Minh. The next place to move to is One Pillar Pagoda - a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square lake. Leave One Pillar Pagoda for the Temple of Literature - the first college of Viet Nam and the place dedicating to Confucian. Have lunch at a restaurant. Drive to Dong Xuan Market free for shopping. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 15: Hanoi. Departure. Breakfast.
Free at your leisure until transfer to the airport for departure. Finish the tour.