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Arrival morning, formalities, welcome by your guide and start of visits to Hanoi: the small lake of Hoan Kiem with the temple of Ngoc Son. Visit the Pagoda Unique Pillar, the Temple of Literature. After lunch, transfer to the hotel, installation and free time to acclimatise. In the afternoon, visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (outside) and its office house, built on stilts and. Then, walk through the legendary '36 streets', which bear the name of the trades and shops that are located there. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
After breakfast, transfer to Halong bay, embark on a 2 day / 1 night cruise aboard a junk, in the beautiful Halong Bay with its spectacularly shaped rocky islets. Dinner and accommodation on board the junk. (Note: Night on board depending on weather conditions)
In the morning, continue the discovery of the bay of Halong. After brunch aboard the junk, disembark and transfer to Hanoi airport and departure by regular flight to Danang. Arrival, reception and transfer to Hoi An.
Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Breakfast. This day is devoted to original bike rides around Hoi An. Our guide will take you to places away from the usual tourist visits, little known places, which retain their charm and authenticity. Departure from the hotel by bike to the fishing village of Van Lang and the water-coconut forest of Bay Mau, 7 ha wide, surrounded by mangroves, canals, several stops are planned: the typical local market, Rice fields, schools etc ... Arrival in the village, the fishermen will take you to the discovery of their region by round boat or basket boat.
Then, always by bike, we go to the village of the maraichers of Tra Que. There are about 20 types of vegetables and grass including mint, basil, coriander, salad, etc. There is no pesticide used here; Their natural fertilizer comes from a sort of algae collected in the canals. Walking in the village of Tra Que, where the cultivators talk to you about their method of cultivation, the use of medicinal plants etc. Return, and lunch preparation together with the family: crunchy pancakes, Hoi An Nem, grilled fish in banana leaf. After lunch, relax with foot massage with herbal medicines, a traditional therapeutic practice. Relaxation under the shade of the mango trees, then by bike, return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
After breakfast, walk to Hoi An, the Vietnamese Bruges with its old merchant houses, its famous Japanese covered bridge and its Chinese pagoda of Phuc Kien. After lunch, transfer to Phu Loc for the night (arrival around 16h00). Overnight at hotel in Phu Loc.
After breakfast, free time for you to relax or a small boat excursion on the lagoon Tam Giang to see the serenity of the corner (optional)
Continue to Hue and take a boat trip on the Perfume River with a visit to Thiên Mu Pagoda. Overnight at the hotel in Hue.
After breakfast, visit the Imperial City: the Porte du Midi, the Palace of Supreme Harmony, the 9 dynastic urns, the Forbidden Purple City. After lunch, discover the village of manufacturers of sharp hats and incense sticks. Then visit the mausoleum of King Tu Duc. Walk to the Dong Ba market. Transfer to the airport and departure by regular flight to Ho Chi Minh, the former Saigon. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
After breakfast, transfer to My Tho and board the ship L'Amant, for a 2 days / 1 night cruise, which crosses the contrasting landscapes of the Mekong Delta, where rice fields and orchards alternate through the meandering delta . Lunch on board as the boat sails slowly. Many stops are planned, it is the opportunity to approach and understand the lifestyle and the hospitality of the inhabitants. Then, free time on deck to enjoy the sunset. Dinner will be served on board.
Continuation of the cruise, disembarkation and transfer to Sa Dec, a friendly little town by the water. The name of this city will remind you of the famous novel The Lover of Marguerite Duras. Visit the old city center, known for its flowers and bonsai, the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the Chinese temple, the tomb of The Lover of Marguerite Duras and the colorful local market. Return to Ho Chi Minh for the overnight stay.
(The Bassac have two programs (CAI BE - CAN THO or CAN THO - CAI BE) The exact program depends on your departure date). Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
After breakfast, transfer on the way to visit the Cu Chi tunnels, place of refuge of the army of North Vietnam to fight against the Americans. Return to Ho Chi Minh for lunch. In the afternoon, orientation tour and photo stop in front of Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Post Office building, outside view of the Reunification Palace, the Municipal Theater, Ben Thanh Market. Then transfer to Ho Chi Minh airport and departure.
For multiday tours package:
1. HANOI (L)
2. HANOI - HALONG (B / L / D)
3. HALONG - HANOI - DA NANG - HOI AN (B / L) - PM FLIGHT
4. HOI AN - CAM THANH - TRA QUE - HOI AN (B / L)
5. HOI AN - PHU LOC (B / L)
6. PHU LOC - HUE (B / L)
7. HUE - HO CHI MINH (B / L) - PM FLIGHT
8. HO CHI MINH - CAI BE (B / L / D)
9. CAN THO - HO CHI MINH (B / L)
10. HO CHI MINH - CU CHI - DEPARTURE (B / L)