Pick up at Noi Bai international airport by driver and Tour Guide, transfer to Hanoi to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the former palace of Governor, One Pillar Pagoda an Unique in form of lotus blossom, Tran Quoc Pagoda of the lake in the West. Lunch at restaurant. Continue to discover this capital nostalgic charm, Temple of Literature dedicated to Confucius, Hoan Kiem Lake. Cyclo-ride in the Hanoi old quarter with 36 streets, the heart of old Hanoi with narrow streets lined with shops. Dinner at the restaurant. Overnight in 3*** hotel in Hanoi.
After breakfast. Tranfer to Ninh Binh towards the village of Mong Phu biking and walking (1 hour) through rice paddies and pagodas and walk on foot to discover its traditional houses. Meeting with residents and visit a factory artisan soy sauce. Picnic lunch in the communal house of the village (18th century) and Hoa Lu road for the runway of Ho Chi Minh. Dinner and overnight in Hoa Lu.
Morning boat trip to traditional flat bottom and walk through the poetic landscape of channels, rice paddies, villages and limestone peaks of the site failed Thung Nang with the passage of an impressive natural tunnel. Afternoon visit temples Le & Dinh Kings. Back to Hanoi. Dinner and transfer to the station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.
Morning arrival in Lao Cai, breakfast and then transfer mountainous route to Sa Pa. Beautiful hiking bus and then walk around the village of Ta Van H'mong in the heart of beautiful landscapes of rice terraces carved the mountain. Return to Sa Pa for lunch. Afternoon visit the village of Red Dao and Taphin. Diner & overnight in 3 stars hotel in Sapa.
Route to the market in Bac Ha or the Cocly (depending on day of departure) and walk on one of these colorful markets where affluent ethnic H'mong, or Dzaos, the colorful costumes. Ride down the Chay River. Back in the late afternoon and Lao Cai night train to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
Morning arrival in Hanoi. after breakfast, Continue on to Halong, arrival in Halong to board on the wooden junk built on the model of traditional Halong cruise for a cruise through the high spots of Halong Bay the most beautiful bay in Vietnam but also around little islands. Lunch with seafood on board. Visit caves and possibilities of swimming at TITOP island. Dinner and overnight on Junk Cruise.
Morning cruise through the breathtaking most of the world famous bay. Then landing route to Hanoi for dinner, following by Water puppet show. Overnight in hotel.
In the morning, visit the Museum of Ethnography. Transfer to Noi Bai airport for domestic flight to Hue. Pick up and transfer to Hue City. Then visit the Imperial City of Nguyen dynasties and Dong Ba market. Dinner and overnight in 3***hotel in Hue.
Morning, take a boat trip on the Perfume River and visit Thien Mu Pagoda (Heavenly Lady) and the mausoleum of Minh Mang beautifully landscaped. Afternoon discovery of traditional village of Mong Phu Kim Long. Walk through this real living conservatory of traditional Vietnamese architecture. Introduction to calligraphy in the region. Dinner and overnight in hotel in Hue.
Departure to Hoi An, visit Cham Museum in Danang. In the afternoon, discovery this ancient, real museum of old neighborhoods with the community houses, the Japanese bridge, the workshops of artisans, temples and pagodas from the 18th and 19th centuries. Boat trip on the Thu Bon River at sunset to observe the fishers remove their fishnets. Overnight in 3 Hotel in Hoi An.
Morning bike ride or cycling through the alleyways of the Old City to the port and free time to stroll around. back to Da Nang and lunch before flight to Buon Me Thuot, the central highlands populated by a mosaic of ethnic groups. Upon arrival, route to Lake Lak in a bucolic landscape of hills dotted with villages of the minority M'nong. visits village Jun. In the evening performances of dances and gongs for M'nong. Overnight at minorities at house on stilts.
Excursion boat on the placid waters of Lake then ride by elephant to a village of ethnic Jun. Lunch at Buon Me Thuot. PM transfer by Bus back to Nha Trang through scenic mountains. Dinner and Overnight in 3 star hotel in Nha Trang.
The morning boat trip to the islands that dot the bay of Nha Trang, one of the finest marine in Vietnam. Ruling in Mieu Island Discovery and its aquarium, then the fishing village of Tam Island before a break idleness and swimming along a beautiful beach. Lunch and then off in the afternoon for by flight to Ho Chi Minh. Pick up and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight 3***hotel in Saigon.
Departure to Cai Be and the beautiful lake scenery of the Mekong Delta. Embarking on board the sampan Basses. Lunch and rising Mekong during lunch and then Nicolai canal and river Mang Thit between villages, orchards and colorful scenes of life in the river. Walks in a village and meeting with residents, dinner and overnight on board.
Breakfast on board and then landing and canoe ride in the heart of the floating market of Cai Rang colorful and lively. Visit of a traditional house in Binh Thuy. Lunch at the edge of the river and back to Ho Chi Minh. Farewell dinner.
In the morning, discovery of the commercial city: the colonial city with the cathedral, post and Catinat Street, China Town, lively and colorful with great Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau pagoda. Afternoon free until transfer to the airport for the flight back home.
Mr Oanh Tran Xuan
Building 142 - Le Duan - Dong Da, Ha Noi
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Sapa - Ha Long Bay - Hue - Hoi An - Nha Trang - Da Lat - Saigon - Mekong Delta
Exploring Vietnam from North to South - 15 D / 14 N
Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An - Nha Trang - Da Lat - Saigon - Tay Ninh - Can Tho - Mekong Delta