The Best of Vietnam Tour – Starting from Hanoi – 12 Days / 11 Nights

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Vietnam Classic Tour: The Best of Vietnam Tour, 12 Days / 11 Nights – Starting from Hanoi: fully enjoy the beauty of landscapes and hospitality of Vietnamese people by traveling from north to south of 12 day tour in Vietnam. Start from Hanoi – the capital city of Vietnam, continue with Sapa trekking – a typical Vietnamese remote area, Halong Bay cruise – The World Natural Heritage site – the place of caves and grottoes, Hoi An Ancient town – a bustling commercial port in the past and nowadays an attractive travelers.

  • Sightseeing tour in Hanoi - bustling commercial city in Vietnam.
  • Getaway cruising to Bai Tu Long bay.
  • Spend 01 romantic, tranquil night on board in Halong bay - The Natural World Heritage Site.
  • Kayaking paddle among thousands of islands and islets.
  • Visit many hill tribal villages as in Sapa: Lao Chai – Ta Van.
  • Visiting Hue – The Ancient Capital of Vietnam.
  • Join in a cooking class and tasting foods in Hoi An.
  • Day trip to Mekong Delta.
  • Enjoy the scenic view along the tour.
  • Tour Duration: 12 days/ 11 nights.
  • Tour Route: Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi -Halong Bay - Hanoi - Hue - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh.
  • Start from: Hanoi.
  • End at: Ho Chi Minh city.
  • Tour Level: Classic and Moderate.
  • Group size: Private tour only.
  • Tour Customizing: Enable.

THE BEST OF VIETNAM TOUR – STARTING FROM HANOI - 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS.

DAY 01: Hanoi arrival: Meals = Dinner.

The guide and driver would welcome you at the airport, then, take you to Hanoi for check-in (the rooms are at your disposal from 14:00).

You will spend your free leisure in the city. In the afternoon we will have a briefing tour in Hanoi around Hoan Kiem Lake. Our guide will show you around Hanoi Old Quarter with different shops, streets where you can buy various things. The tour will end with the Traditional Water Puppet Show - The Intangible World Heritage. Enjoy the dinner at the local restaurant of Vietnamese taste.

Overnight in your hotel in Hanoi.

DAY 02: Hanoi City tour - Night Train to Lao Cai – O/N in the Train.: Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

Having breakfast at your hotel, start your city tour with a visit to Ho Chi Minh Complex. Here you can visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where the corpse of Uncle Ho kept there. Next you will visit the Presidential Palace - a nice French architecture in the garden and Ho Chi Minh House on stilt. Visiting the house you will see the simple life of Ho Chi Minh - the president in Vietnamese's spirit forever. We will finish this area with One Pillar Pagoda - one of the most attractions in Hanoi you cannot miss with the special in architecture.

Having lunch at local restaurant and you will continue to the Temple of Literature - The first University of Vietnam. Trip will be to Hoa Lo Prison built in the French time to keep Vietnamese Political prisoner and later I was place for the American Pilot and named by them as the Hanoi Hilton. You will see the various objects used by Vietnamese prisoners and the American pilot. Here John McCain the Senator of United States stayed here in Vietnam War.

Next we will explore Hanoi by traveling through the Old Quarter with 36 ancient streets in a traditional cyclo. This slow - speed tour will give your great chance to fully enjoy the classic and modern of the capital.

In the evening, we will transfer you to Hanoi train station for Lao Cai departure and spend whole night on train.

Overnight in the train, AC, soft sleeper.

DAY 03: lao Cai - Sapa - Y Ninh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van.: Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Arrive in Lao Cai around 5.30 am.

We will take 01 hour bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride give you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces.

Upon arrival in Sapa Town we have breakfast in local restaurant and prepare for a great trek down to the picturesque valley of Muong Hoa.

We will walk on small paths and trails to reach Tavan Village, where we will have unique home-stay experience among hill tribe people.

Picnic lunch on the way.

Dinner and overnight in the local house.

DAY 04: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan - Sapa - Hanoi. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

Have a breakfast at the home stay.

Take a 14 km walking to visit 2 villages of the red Dzao, the H’mong (Giang Ta Chai & Su Pan).

Visit a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Enjoy landscapes… through bamboo forest on the way to the main road at Su Pan Village to get the Jeep to return to Sapa.

Dinner at a local restaurant.

Transferred to Laocai train station for boarding the Express to Hanoi (20:15 - 5:00).

Overnight in the train, 4 soft berth cabin, AC.

DAY 05: Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay – Surprising Cave: Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

You will arrive in Hanoi in early morning and then check in mini hotel for rest and breakfast.

Around 8.00 AM, our driver will pick you up then starting the 3 and a half hours drive to Halong Bay. Embark on Cruise followed by cruise briefing.

Savor a sumptuous lunch while boat cruising further along the limestone islands of Fighting Cock, Dog Rock and Incense Burner. You'll have chance to visit Surprising Cave, the most beautiful and biggest cave in Halong Bay. Then back to the boat to enjoy drinks on Sundeck, snap photos the view of the Bay, go swimming or just relax as the sun starts to set.

Those who fancy some experience in cooking Vietnamese dishes can join in our brief Vietnamese cooking demonstration on board while having some free drink. Dinner is served with selection of Vietnamese food and seafood. Socialize with other guests or just laze around.

Overnight on board in a tranquil area. (Evening activities available: night squid fishing, karaoke, dancing...).

Overnight on boat.

DAY 06: Halong Bay – Hue: Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

Continue explore Halong Bay in the morning before returning Hanoi, take the flight to Hue.

In the morning, start your day with swimming, exercise or photo hunt and have breakfast at sunrise.

Get your hand on some kayaking, visiting Luon cave, swimming.

Option: For those who do not fancy kayaking can visit TiTop Island to enjoy the panorama view of Halong Bay or just relax, swim at the beach. Head back to the Harbor.

Transfer back to Hanoi for the airport and take the flight from Hanoi to Hue.

Overnight in your hotel in Hue.

DAY 07: Hue - City Tour: Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

The first destination with former Imperial Citadel with the poetry of Perfume River. Spend your time to learn about History of Hue by visiting The Forbidden Purple City and Royal Fine Arts Museum.

After visit and know about the Nguyen architecture, we will enjoy the poetry and romance of the Perfume River, stop to visit one of the most famous pagodas in Hue named as Thien Mu Pagoda. Tu Duc Tomb will be the last destination today.Back to hotel in the afternoon and overnight in Hue.

Overnight in your hotel in Hue.

DAY 08: Hue - Hoi An: Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

Head to the south, over the Hai Van Pass, we will arrive in Quang Nam province where boasts one of the most valuable places of Vietnam, Hoi An Ancient Town.In the past Hoi An was a busy commercial port where the traders around the world came and traded varying types of goods, from silk to ceramics. Some houses in the narrow streets are unchanged from the day they were built.

We will follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market … Around the town we can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.

You spend more two hours boat trip on the Thu Bon river to enjoy the natural view and discover the normal life of local fishing people.

Overnight in your hotel in Hoi An.

DAY 09: Cooking Class in Hoi An: Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

Today you will join in a cooking class and tasting foods. You will take part in a cooking class with an expert chief and try to cook the Quang Nam traditional food before taste your dishes. A real experience of Middle Vietnam cuisine! The cooking class last until the noon time. After lunch you may enjoy your free time to discover Hoian town or have free time on the beach.

Overnight in your hotel in Hoi An.

DAY 10: Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh ( Saigon) City: Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.

Say goodbye to Hoi An and the middle area of the country as well, we will move to the south with the must - visit first stop, Ho Chi Minh City - the most crowded and exciting city with rapid economic growth rate and quickly become one of the most attractive tourist hub in the South Vietnam.

You will spend your whole afternoon to join a guided tour of this bustling and busy city. Stop to visit Reunification Palace - formerly known as Independence Palace, the War Remnants Museum where you will understand more about the war in Vietnam the life of Vietnamese under the war, and Notre Dame Cathedral.

Overnight in your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 11: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta: Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Today we will head out of the city to the Mekong river for discovering the Mekong life. Our car will take us 3 hour for heading to Hung Vuong Pier.

Take a boat here in Ben Tre – one of tributaries of Mekong river, Sight-seeing lively activities along river as fishing, water transferring. Stop at brickwork to see how to make bricks in handy traditional style by printing and baking. Visit one of plenty of coconut processing workshops located along canal. Turn on natural scissors creeks where they look smaller and smaller to go to village. Take a walk to family workshop making sleep mats and enjoying some fruits.

Take a tuk tuk or ride on shady paths, pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to touch on really life and find out about tropical culture from Peasants.

Have lunch at restaurant riverside.

Afternoon - Take rowing-boat along water palm creek. And boat back to Hùng Vương Pier. Tour end.

The cruise will end at around 3.00PM. Then we will drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Overnight in your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 12: Ho Chi Minh - Home flight. Meals = Breakfast.

After breakfast at hotel, free at your leisure until our drive come to pick you up and transfer to the airport for your onward flight. End of services.

What to Bring.

  • Sun block.
  • Camera + Film.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Original Passport.
  • A wide brimmed hat.
  • Trekking Shoes.
  • Rain Coat.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Warm clothes in the Winter time.
  • Sun glasses.

Rates are Inclusive:

  • Vietnam Visa Approval Letter.
  • Accommodations with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Transport by private car with AC.
  • Shuttle bus for Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi.
  • Train tickets Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi (soft sleeper cabin).
  • English speaking guides.
  • All indicated internal flights.
  • Water & tissues.
  • Entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions.

Rates are Exclusive :

  • International flights to/from Vietnam.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Visa stamp fees.
  • Early check-in, late check-out surcharge.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Meals not mentioned.
  • Drinks not mentioned.
  • Tips & gratuities.
  • All other services not clearly mentioned above.

THE BEST OF VIETNAM TOUR – STARTING FROM HANOI RATES. Rates are quoted in USD per Person per Program. The price of tours base on accommodation category, travel period, and number of traveler. Please contact us for more information about prices.

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Children policy:

  • Children under 4 years old: are FOC, sharing room/cabin with parent.
  • 01 Child under from 04 to 12 years old: is charged of 75% of the adult rates, sharing beds with parents. No extra bed added.
  • Children from 12 and over: are charged at the adult rate.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellation must be made in writing to us through email only.
  • Cancellation made by us: No cancellation fee applied
  • 21 days prior to check - in date: No cancellation fee applied
  • 20 – 14 days prior to check - in date : 50 % total package charge.
  • 14 – 07 days prior to check - in date :70 % of total package charge.
  • Less than 07 days prior to check - in date and No Show : 100% of total package charge.