Vietnam 12 days - Small group tour - Voyage au vietnam

Vietnam 12 days - Small group tour

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GUARANTEED DEPARTURE (from 4 pax up)
12 days 11 nights from South to North Vietnam
English speaking guide
Hotel class Superior 3*
Half board: 10 Breakfast and 10 Lunches
Flight ticket Saigon / Danang included
Night train: Hue / Ninh Binh included
Maximum booking per departure: 10 passengers


Vietnam 12 days - Small group tour 

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Reception and transfer to the hotel. Free day to rest. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh (B, L)

Discover Ho Chi Minh City, the economic capital of Vietnam, formerly name Saigon. First, we will have the orientation tour of HCMC: Notre Dame CathedralGeneral Post officeReunification Hall (out side), Town Hall, Opera House and Walking Street Nguyen Hue.

After around 2 hours to finish first part of Ho Chi Minh full day city tour,  visit the most famous market in Saigon, Ben Thanh Market which typical the traditional market in Vietnam. Next to visit Ngoc Hoang Pagoda where Mr. President Obama visit in 2016 before having lunch at the local restaurant which feature of typical Western and Asian Fusion Cuisine. Let's enjoy every moment for the art of cooking in Vietnam.

Then the second part of the Ho Chi Minh full day city tour is back to Old Saigon with the tour to Cholon area also known as China Town, where you can find they sell everything in the huge area surrounding Binh Tay Market with the most competitive price as wholesaler and Oriental Medicine Street. Next, visit Lady Thien Hau Pagoda, typical Chinese pagoda in China Town before back to your hotel.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh / Mekong Delta / Cantho (B, L)

Departure to discover the Mekong Delta. Embarkation for a cruising in the Mekong Delta. The boat docked on a small islet, our tour guide will take you stroll along the village road. On both sides of the road is a homestead and orchard nursery cool green, then we will visit the fruit garden of a resident in the area. We can enjoy the fresh fruit and blend into the melody of DON CA TAI TU - a kind of traditional music honored by UNESCO as a cultural property of the intangible world. In addition, we will visit places to make specialties of the region such as coconut candy, rice paper ... You can try to make candy or cake under the guidance of skilled people and enjoy the hot candy created by your self. Lunch at the garden of a household in the village with typical dishes of the region is Mekong pancakes, deep fried elephant ear fish... In the garden scene, sit and enjoy delicious pancakes and fish dishes. After lunch, relax for a few minutes in the garden. Tour guide will takes you to the main road where the driver is waiting there and continues to move to another part of the journey is Can Tho - the place is the capital of the Mekong Delta. Travel to Can Tho, can not fail to visit Khmer pagoda characterized by Khmer people living in the Mekong Delta. The quiet temple is separated from the bustling life outside. Angkor's unique view attracts every step of visitors. Check in hotel in the city center, close to night market and enjoy your free at leisure tour. Overnight in hotel at Can Tho.

Day 4: Cantho / Ho Chi Minh (PM Flight) Danang / Hoi An (B, L)

In the early morning, taking the traditional boat trip to one of the largest and lively floating market Cai Rang. This market is open all day but the most busting is in the early morning, merchandise boats, small canteen boats, wholesale buyers. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh City we will visit Sa Dec, Dong Thap province. Visiting Kien An Cung Pagoda (also known as Ong Quach Pagoda), one of the attractions to visitors to Dong Thap because of the ancient Vietnamese sculpture sophisticated. 

Leave Kien An Cung Pagoda, we start to visit Sa Dec market. It is typical the local market of the Mekong delta, it located on the banks of the Tien River where agriculture goods can load to the market easily. Walking along the market we will go to the ancient house Huynh Thuy Le. For those who know the novel "Lover" by the writer Margueritte Duras as well as her love and Huynh Thuy Le can not ignore this attraction when coming to Sa Dec. The house is a blend of two beautiful East-West features. The images of Huynh Thuy Le and Margueritte Duras are decorated throughout the living room as relished beautiful love that day. After lunch at the old house, goodbye Mekong, we return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Transfer to the airport, and flight to Danang around 1 and a half hour (without accompaniment of guide). Our guide and driver in Danang airport will welcome and transfer you to Hoi An, a small town classified by Unesco as a World Heritage Site. Check in hotel and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Hoi An / Tra Que / Hoi An (B, L)

Departure by bike to visit the farming village Tra Que which provides vegetables for the whole city and the surroundings. Cooking class with the preparation of Banh Xeo, crunchy hot crepe stuffed with slices of pork and shrimp. Lunch in Tra Que then relax with foot massage. Visit Hoi An Ancient Town, a small town classified World Heritage by Unesco, visit Phuc Thanh Pagoda, Phuoc Kien communal house, ancient wooden houses and the Japanese bridge. Free at leisure to explore walking street in Hoian by night.

Day 6: Hoi An / Danang / Hue (B, L)

Departure to Danang, a mountainous region where marble is extracted. Visit the village of stone sculptors. Continue to Hue via the famous Hai Van Pass, where you will have a beautiful view of the Lang Co Bay. Arrival in Hue, the ancient imperial capital of Vietnam and cultural capital of the UNESCO World Heritage. Lunch. In the afternoon, visit of the Imperial City, was inspired by the fortifications of Vauban. It is composed of three parts the capital city (Kinh Thanh), the imperial city (Hoang Thanh) and the forbidden city (Cam Thanh). Today, many endowments are used to restore and revive this invaluable heritage. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: Hue / Ninh Binh (B, L, D)

Boat trip on Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda. Visit of a royal tomb of the Nguyen dynasties with the Tu Duc tomb. Lunch. Stop in a village specialized in the manufacture of incense sticks, a craft specialty of the region. Transfer to the station for boarding the overnight train for Ninh Binh (without guide accompaniment). Overnight in air-conditioned bunks.

Day 8: Ninh Binh (B, L, D)

Morning arrival in Ninh Binh fomerly name Hoa Lu the capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries. Reception and transfer to the hotel. Lunch with tasting goat skewers, local specialty. Road to the magnificent site of Ninh Binh, also called the "Halong Bay in Land". Embark on traditional small sampans in Thung Nham, with its still wild and desert landscapes, surrounded by rice fields, natural caves and limestone peaks. Cycling through the fields of rice fields and the local village. Back to your hotel, free at leisure then overnight in Ninh Binh.

Day 9: Ninh Binh / Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Breakfast. En route to Halong. Embarkation around noon for a cruise in the bay by junk in this magical place, through the famous karst sugar loaves and the 3000 islands and islets emerging from the emerald green water of the Gulf of Tonkin. The site has been listed as a World Heritage Site by Unesco since 1994. Lunch of seafood products on the waters of the "8th Wonder of the World". Stop in natural caves. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Or OPTIONAL (*) to replace your classic cruise with a longer cruise and sleeping on a Deluxe Junk (double cabin)
This option is imperative to take at the time of booking.

Day 10: Halong Bay / Hanoi (B, L, D)

Breakfast. Free morning to stroll in the village of Halong. After lunch, drive to Hanoi, with a stop in Dong Trieu, known for its workshops of ceramic artisans. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner in town. Overnight at the hotel.

Option (*) Breakfast on board. Tai Chi classes in the morning. In the morning, continuation of visits to Halong.
Then return to the quay around noon. Grouped then transfer by road to Hanoi.

Day 11: Hanoi (B, L, D)

Breakfast. Welcome by your guide and orientation tour: visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (outside) of its former residence, from the Pagoda to the One Pillar, the Temple of Literature, 1st University of Vietnam, and the Museum History. Lunch. Walk in a rickshaw around 36 streets of goods. Discover Hoan Kiem Lake located in the heart of the old town and stroll along the busy shopping streets of Hanoi. Visit the Jade Temple, located on Hoan Kiem Lake. Water puppet show. Dinner in town. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12: Hanoi Departure (B)

Free day for last purchases before transfering to the airport for the departure. Please remark normal check in time for international flight is 3 hours before departure and 1 hour transfering from Hanoi to Noi Bai International Airport. Have a nice flight back and see you again. Please do not forget to share your lovely comment in our tripadvisor page for your friends. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293925-d8627400-Reviews-Viet_Ventures-Ho_Chi_Minh_City.html

 

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Service Included

  • Accommodation base on Double/Twin sharing room
  • Transfers mentioned in air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Half board mentioned in the program (Breakfast, Lunch)
  • English speaking guides with license
  • Dinner cruise on the Saigon River
  • Cooking classes in Hoian
  • Costs of visits mentioned in the program
  • Cycling tour in Hoian and Ninh Binh
  • Domestic flight: Saigon / Danang (20 kg in kg carrier bags and 7 kg in hand bag)
  • Night train from Hue to Ninh Binh (Deluxe Cabin 04 air-conditioned berths)
  • Sleeping bag in the train
  • Cruises mentioned: MyTho / Tho / Hue / Halong
  • 02 bottle of water / day excursion / pax
  • Government taxes (VAT, etc.)
  • Souvenirs from Vietnam

Service excluded

  • International flights
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • And small tips for porters
  • Personal expenses and other services not mentioned in the program
  • The price does not include the supplement for Diner Compulsory at 24 Dec and 31 Dec at the hotel

SELECTED ACCOMMODATION. IN CATEGORY FIRST 3 *

Name of hotel or similar. Note: The hotel is subject to change at the time of confirmation

  • SAIGON - SEN VIET *** - www.senviethotel.com.vn/en/
  • CAN THO - FORTUNELAND ***+ - www.fortunelandhotel.com/
  • HOIAN - LANTERN *** - www.hoianlanternhotel.com/
  • HUE - THANH LICH *** - www.thanhlichhotel.com.vn/
  • HOALU - YEN NHI *** - www.yennhihotel.com.vn/
  • HALONG - KENNY *** - www.kennyhalonghotel.com/
  • HANOI - FLOWER HOTEL *** - www.flowerhotel.com.vn/

Boat in Halong in case of supplement on board:

  • Premiere 3* - IMAGE CRUISE *** - www.imagehalongcruise.com/

IMPORTANT NOTE

The order of visits can be modified on site, but all visits will be respected

METHOD OF PAYMENT AT THE TIME BOOKING

  • Visa or Mastercard online
  • Bank transfer

CANCELLATION CONDITION

  • Up to 30 days before departure: 15% cancellation fee
  • Between 29 and 15 days before departure: 30% cancellation fee
  • Between 14 and 8 days before departure: 50% cancellation fee
  • Between 7 to 0 days before departure: 100% cancellation fee

NOTE

For other room categories, a different date or duration, a special service according to your desires, please do not hesitate to contact us

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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival - shuttle arrival, airport pickup and transfer to hotel

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh (Breakfast, Lunch) - Ho Chi Minh City Tour full day

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh / Mekong Delta / Cantho (Breakfast, Lunch) - Tour to Mekong Delta

Day 4: Cantho / Ho Chi Minh (PM Flight) Danang / Hoi An (Breakfast, Lunch) - Back from tour in Mekong delta to HCMC, then flight to Danang then transfer to Hoian

Day 5: Hoi An / Tra Que / Hoi An (Breakfast, Lunch) - Tour to Tra Que and Hoian Ancient Town

Day 6: Hoi An / Danang / Hue (Breakfast, Lunch) - Transfer to Hue, tour in Hue

Day 7: Hue / Ninh Binh (Breakfast, Lunch) - Tour in Hue then taking night train to Ninh Binh

Day 8: Ninh Binh (Breakfast, Lunch) - Tour in Ninh Binh

Day 9: Ninh Binh / Halong Bay (Breakfast, Lunch) - Transfer to Halong, cruising in Halong Bay

Day 10: Halong Bay / Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch) - Transfer to Hanoi in the afternoon

Day 11: Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch) - Hanoi City tour

Day 12: Hanoi Departure - shuttle departure, airport send off

  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURE (from 4 pax up)
  • 12 days 11 nights on site with a English speaking guide
  • Hotel class Superior 3*
  • Half board: 10 Breakfast and 10 Lunches
  • Small group tour, max 10 passenger
  • Dinner cruise on the Saigon River
  • Cooking classes in Hoian
  • Cycling tour in Hoian and Ninh Binh
  • Domestic flight: Saigon / Danang (20 kg in kg carrier bags and 7 kg in hand bag)
  • Night train from Hue to Ninh Binh (Deluxe Cabin 04 air-conditioned berths)
  • Sleeping bag in the train
  • Cruises mentioned: MyTho / Tho / Hue / Halong

Route

  1. Ho Chi Minh City (VN)
  2. Can Tho
  3. Ho Chi Minh
  4. Da Nang
  5. Hoi An
  6. Hue
  7. Ninh Binh
  8. Ha Long Bay
  9. Ha Noi