Vietnam tour 12 days from South to North - Vietnam Travel Agency
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Vietnam tour 12 days from South to North

From USD 849

HIGHLIGHT

  • Duration: 12 days 11 nights
  • Group tour: Maximum 25 people per group
  • Guaranteed departure from 2 people
  • English or French speaking guides
  • Superior hotel category: 3 *
  • Full board meals mentioned in the program: B, L, D
  • Included domestic flight ticket Ho Chi Minh / Da Nang (20 kg baggage)


GROUP TOUR WITH ENGLISH AND FRENCH SPEAKING GUIDE

Price in USD per person sharing Twin / Triple room

849 USD / pax


OPTION:
1 / Supplement for single room: 195 USD / pax
2 / Supplement in class Superior Category 4 *: 100 USD/pax (125 USD for single room)
3 / One night supplement on junk on Ha Long Bay: 80 USD/pax (110 USD for single room)
 

ARRIVAL DATE TO SAIGON DEPARTURE DATE FROM HANOI STATUS
24 Apr 2019 05 May 2019 Confirmed
08 May 2019 19 May 2019 Confirmed
29 May 2019 09 June 2019 Confirmed
19 Jun 2019 30 June 2019 Confirmed
23 Oct 2019 03 Nov 2019 Confirmed
20 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2019 Confirmed
04 Dec 2019 15 Dec 2019 Confirmed
12 Jan 2020 23 Jan 2020 Confirmed
2 Mar 2020 13 Mar 2020 Confirmed
15 Mar 2020 26 Mar 2020 Confirmed
5 Apr 2020 16 Apr 2020 Confirmed
24 May 2020 4 Jun 2020 Confirmed
15 Sep 2020 26 Sep 2020 Confirmed
20 Oct 2020 31 Oct 2020 Confirmed
8 Nov 2020 19 Nov 2020 Confirmed
22 Nov 2020 3 Dec 2020 Confirmed
6 Dec 2020 17 Dec 2020 Confirmed


SERVICE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation in a double / twin room with breakfast.
  • Transfers mentioned in air-conditioned vehicle with driver.
  • Half board mentioned in the program: 11 breakfast, 10 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Cooking classes in Hoian.
  • French speaking guides.
  • Costs of the visits mentioned in the program.
  • Bike riding to Hoalu (Ninh Binh)
  • 01 domestic flight included: Saigon / Danang (20 kg of baggage)
  • Hue / Ninh Binh train ticket. Deluxe cabin 04 air-conditioned berths. (Included silk sleeping bag)
  • The cruises mentioned. My Tho / Can Tho / Hue / Ha Long.
  • 02 water bottles / Day excursion / pax.
  • Government taxes (VAT, etc.)
  • Souvenirs of Vietnam.


EXCLUDED SERVICE

  • International flight
  • Others drinks and meals
  • Tips for guides, drivers, boatmen…
  • Personal expense & other services not mentioned in the program.
  • Early check-in & late check-out in hotel.


HOTEL 3* OR SIMILAR

  • Ho Chi Minh : Sen Viet 3*
  • Can Tho : Fortuneland 3*
  • Hoi An : River Beach Hotel 4*
  • Hue : Thanh Lich II Hotel 3*
  • Hoa Lu : Ninh Binh Legend Hotel 4*
  • Ha Long : Sunbay Hotel 3*
  • Hanoi : First Eden 3* or Flower Hotel 3*


HOTEL 4* OR SIMILAR

  • Ho Chi Minh : Princess Saigon Central Hotel 4*
  • Can Tho : Fortuneland 4*
  • Hoi An : River Beach Resort 4*
  • Hue : Thanh Lich Royal Hotel 4*
  • Hoa Lu : Ninh Binh Legend Hotel 4*
  • Ha Long : Ha Long Plaza Hotel 4*
  • Hanoi : Thien Thai Boutique or Flower Garden 4*


PRIVATE DEPARTURES TARIFF VALID FOR SEASON 2019 - 2020

To have a private or individual departure with English or French speaking guide, or just check availability please do not hesitate to contact us at anbui@vietventures.net or Hotline: Viber / Whatsapp / Messenger: +84908618571

ITINERARY

  • Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival
  • Day 2: Ho Chi Minh / My Tho / Can Tho
  • Day 3: Can Tho / Vinh Long / Ho Chi Minh
  • Day 4: Ho Chi Minh Visit / Danang - Hoi An
  • Day 5: Hoi An - Tra Que - Hoi An
  • Day 6: Hoi An - Hai Van Pass - Hue (160km)
  • Day 7: Hue - Hoa Lu (Train)
  • Day 8: Hoa Lu
  • Day 9: Hoa Lu - Halong Bay (on board) (197km)
  • Day 10: Halong Bay - Hanoi (160km)
  • Day 11: Hanoi
  • Day 12: Hanoi - Depart


TOUR FEATURES

  • Optional activities for an unusual discovery (minimum 2 participants).
  • Dinner cruise in Ho Chi Minh.
  • A cruise on the Mekong Delta.
  • Horse carriage rides in a village in the Mekong Delta.
  • Visit the Cai Rang Floating Market in Sampan, traditional boat.
  • Cooking class in a homestay in Vinh Long (old house by the river)
  • Bike ride to Tra Que village - Hoian.
  • A boat trip on the Perfume River to Hue.
  • The imperial dinner in Hue (from 10 participants)
  • Cruise to Halong Bay.
  • A ride in a rickshaw in Hanoi.
  • The puppet show on the water in Hanoi.
  • The many tastings to discover the Vietnamese gastronomy.
  • Silk sleeping bag offered in the night on the train.
  • The memories of Vietnam.

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DAY 1: HO CHI MINH (D)
Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) formalities. Group transfer to the hotel if possible, (if arrival flights are too far apart, several transfers will be necessary). Free day to rest your night flight or take the pulse of this city steeped in history. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 2: HO CHI MINH / MEKONG / CAN THO (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Welcome by your guide then departure for Mekong delta, a vast network of thousands of channels characterizes the life in the Mekong Delta which extends over 40 000 Km². Arrival at My Tho, visit a Caodaist temple in My Tho. Boarding for a cruise in the Mekong Delta. Arrival on an island, tasting seasonal fruits that are harvested in the orchards. Visit a candy factory with coconut. Horse carriage ride in the village. Walk aboard small boats in the middle of a forest of palm trees for a change of scenery. Specialty lunch of the region: Elephant Earfish. Road to Can Tho, the largest economic city of the Delta. Dinner with tasting of a specialty of the Mekong Delta: Canh Chua Ca Loc soup. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Can Tho.

DAY 3: CAN THO / VINH LONG / HO CHI MINH (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Morning walk in sampan, small traditional boat, to discover the floating market of Cai Rang. Discover the way of life of the South where the inhabitants of the region live and trade totally on the water, with small boats or boats. Back on the ground, guided tour of the Khmer Pagoda.
Continue to Vinh Long, visit a beautiful old house typical of the delta, cooking class with locals, prepare Vietnamese pancakes, spring rolls... and lunch here.
Arrival in Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon, discover the Chinatown of Cholon whose district of medicinal plants, Binh Tay market. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 4: HO CHI MINH / DANANG / HOI AN (FLIGHT AFTERNOON) (B, L, D)
Breakfast, guided tour the economic capital of Vietnam, formerly Saigon and renamed Ho Chi Minh in 1976 after the departure of the Americans. Visit the old colonial districts, the Central Post Office, the exterior of the Reunification Palace and Notre Dame Cathedral (outside as the Notre Dame Cathedral is undergoing renovation). Then the Saigon Opera House, the Ben Thanh Market.
Lunch and transfer to the airport, and flight to Danang (without guide). Welcome at Danang airport from local guide in Danang and transfer to Hoi An, a small town classified as World Heritage by Unesco. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Hoian.

DAY 5: HOI AN / TRA QUE / HOIAN (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Departure by bike for the visit of the agricultural village Tra Que which provides vegetables for the whole city and the surroundings, visit the fields of ricefields en route. Lunch during the visit.
Walking through the ancient city of Hoi An, Hoi An is the perfect state of conservation of a large number of houses, including the famous Tan Ky House at No. 101 Nguyen Street. Visit the old parts of the city: the Fujian Shrine, Phuc Thanh Pagoda, Phuc Kien Communal House, the old wooden houses and the Japanese bridge. A little free time for a stroll in the old town or enjoy the beach.
Dinner with tasting Banh Vac, "white rose", white rice paste stuffed with shrimp. This dish is prepared only in Hoi An. Overnight at the hotel in Hoian.

DAY 6: HOI AN - HAI VAN PASS - HUE (160KM) (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Departure to Danang, a mountainous region where marble is extracted. Visit the village of stone sculptors to appreciate the skill of craftsmen. Continue to Hue, via the famous Hai Van Pass ​​from where you will have a beautiful view over the peninsula of Lang Co. Arrival in Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam and cultural capital classified as World Heritage by Unesco since 1993. The city was built by the Nguyen dynasty. Having dinner. After lunch visit the Imperial City. Royal costume theme dinner (minimum 10 participants). Overnight at the hotel in Hue.

DAY 7: HUE - HOA LU (NIGHT IN THE TRAIN) (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Boat trip on the Perfume River to the Pagoda of the Celestial Lady whose octagonal tower is recognizable from afar. Visit of a royal tomb of the Nguyen dynasty with the Tu Duc tomb. Lunch with tasting of Bun Bo Hue, "Hue noodles with beef", dish from the ancient imperial city. Stop in a village specialized in the manufacture of incense sticks, a craft specialty of the region. Discover the market of Dong Ba, specialty of the conical hat. Transfer to the station. Dinner at the restaurant and boarding the night train for Hoa Lu (without accompanying the guide). Night in air-conditioned berths. Offered: A silk sleeping bag.

DAY 8: HOA LU (B, L, D)
Breakfast on the train. Arrival mid-morning at Hoa Lu (Ninh Binh). Reception and transfer to your hotel. Lunch with tasting of goat kebabs, local specialty. Road to the magnificent site of Hoa Lu, also called the "Earth Halong". The karstic relief is reminiscent of the famous "Dragon Bay" with many limestone hills covered with lush vegetation and a succession of natural circuses interconnected by tunnels dug by erosion. Embark on small traditional sampans for a leisurely stroll in Thung Nham, with its still wild and deserted landscapes, surrounded by rice fields, natural caves and limestone peaks. At the end of the day, for those who wish, you will enjoy a bike ride to discover the surrounding villages. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Hoa Lu.

DAY 9: HOA LU - HALONG BAY (197KM) (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Early departure by road to Halong. Arrival around noon. Embark on a boat cruise in this magical place, through the famous karstic sugar loaves and the 3000 islands and islets emerging from the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. The site has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. Seafood lunch on the waters of the "8th Wonder of the World". Stop in one of the natural caves. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Halong.

Optional extra: Dinner + night on a junk in the heart of Halong Bay
(Glory Cruise Junk or similar)
Embark aboard a traditional boat junk to admire the spectacle of one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Halong Bay, consisting of 1,600 loaves of sugar. This cruise will allow you to navigate over the water to discover all its riches. Night falls and in this magical setting, enjoy a dinner that will leave you with beautiful memories of travel and a night on board in comfortable cabins. The next day, you will sail along the water all morning.

DAY 10: HALONG BAY - HANOI (160KM) (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Free morning to stroll in the village of Halong. After lunch, on the way to Hanoi, with a stop at Dong Trieu, known for its workshops as ceramic craftsmen. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner with tasting of Bun Cha Ca, a true tradition in northern Vietnam. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.

DAY 11: HANOI (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Hanoi, a real museum of colonial architecture on the edge of the Red River. Capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has retained the old-fashioned charm of the French colonial era. The modernization of the city, undertaken by the French from 1882, continued until 1955 and the face of Hanoi today has not changed much.
Visit the exterior of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, its former residence, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature the First University of Vietnam. Lunch with tasting of a typical Vietnamese dessert, "Che". Enjoy Cyclo tour, an original and relaxing way to apprehend Hanoi, its lakes, its old quarter and its colonial mansions. Discover Hoan Kiem Lake located in the heart of the old city and walk through the busy shopping streets of Hanoi. Visit the Jade Temple, located on Hoan Kiem Lake. Puppet show on the water. Free time for a personal discovery of the old shopping district of 36 guilds and guilds. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

DAY 12: HANOI / DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast. Free day to make your last purchases. According to your flight schedule, transfer (without guide) to the airport for your return flight.
REMARK
  • Hotels and Cruises may be changed due to availability at booking time, it should be change to another similar hotel category
  • The local flight can be modified by Carriers without prior notice
  • Compulsory gala dinner at hotel or resort in 24 Dec and New Year’s Eve
  • Tour rate is subject to surcharge during public holidays in Vietnam: 1 Jan, lunar new year, 30 Apr, 1 May, 2 Sep and 24 Dec
CHILD POLICY
  • Children under 3: Free of charge
  • Children from 3 to 10-year-old (sharing bed with parent): 50% of adult rate
  • Children older than 10-year-old: 100% of adult rate
PAYMENT
  • Deposit 10% to make booking
  • Full payment 15 days before arrival
CANCELLATION
  • Cancellation fee before 60 days: no charge, we refund all payment
  • Cancellation fee before 30 days: 10% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee before 20 days: 20% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee before 15 days: 30% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee before 07 days: 40% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee before 03 days: 75% of the tour price
  • Cancellation fee less than 03 days: 100% of the tour price

Route

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