Maggie
Trip offered by Maggie Travel expert in Vietnam

Trip summary

  • Departure Hanoi
  • End Ho Chi Minh City
  • Countries
  • City
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips and custom tours
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard, Superior, Deluxe
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Hanoi on arrival
    Day 1
    Hanoi on arrival

    Meeting with our guide at Noi Bai airport and transfer to your centrally located hotel.

    Visit the ancient quarter of Ha Noi then we will enjoy Water Puppet show at Thang Long Theater.

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  • 2
    Hanoi - Halong
    Day 2
    Hanoi - Halong

    In the morning we depart for Ha Long, World Natural Heritage site. Ha Long bay covers nearly 1500 sqkm and has thousands of limestone Islands and Islets in all sides reflecting on turquoise water.

    On arrival we get on board for boat cruise and visit to some caves in this area. Then we visit to Ti Top beach where we can have a quick swim.

    Dinner and overnight stay are on board.

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  • 3
    Halong - Hanoi - Lao Cai
    Day 3
    Halong - Hanoi - Lao Cai

    In the morning we will do more cave excursions by rowing a boat or kayak then we'll take the boat back to the dock for the trip back to Ha Noi.

    Aftre dinner  transfer to Ha Noi Railway station for an overnight train to Lao Cai.

     

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  • 4
    Sapa
    Day 4
    Sapa

    Early morning we get to Lao Cai railway station then transfer to Sapa town.

    Sapa is a hill station resort built during the French occupation in the 1890s and a lovely town located at 1600 m above  sea level. Sapa is very famous for hill tribe markets, mountainous and fabulous Hoan Lien Son mountain range.

    Breakfast is at the hotel where we can leave our luggage then we trek to Ta Van and Lao Chai village. We will have a picnic lunch then transfer to hotel for check in. Free at leisure.

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  • 5
    Sapa - Hanoi
    Day 5
    Sapa - Hanoi

    In the morning we'll trek to Cat Cat village for 2 hours then free at leisure. In the late afternoon we will drive to Lao Cai railway station for an overnight train to Ha Noi, en route, we visit Ta Phin the home of the Red Dao people.

    We also have a chance to visit the border gate between Vietnam and China at Lao Cai town before getting on the train. Dinner is in a local restaurant.

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  • 6
    Hanoi - Hue
    Day 6
    Hanoi - Hue

    In the morning visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, its living area, the Presidential Palace, House on stilt, One Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Museum.

    Transfer to airport for a short flight to Hue.

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  • 7
    Hue
    Day 7
    Hue

    In the morning we'll take a boat trip to Thien Mu Pagoda which was built in the 17th century by Nguyen Hoang Lord. This pagoda is the home of Thich Quang Duc Monk, who immolated himself in 1963 to protest against Diem government then we'll visit the Imperial Citadel and the Forbidden City of Hue.

    We will end the day with a visit to Tu Duc and Khai Dinh Tombs.

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  • 8
    Hue - Hoi An
    Day 8
    Hue - Hoi An

    Today we'll enjoy one of the most beautiful sceneries in the central part of Vietnam from Hue to Hoi An, en route, stop at Lang co beach for lunch then proceed to Da Nang.

    Visit to Cham Museum and Marble Mountain before we get to Hoi An.

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  • 9
    Hue - Danang - TPHCM
    Day 9
    Hue - Danang - TPHCM

    We will take a walking tour to this ancient City. It takes us about 2 hours to visit most of the local tourist attraction such as: Thien Hau Temple, Cantonese Communal House, Sa Huynh Culture Museum, and Tan Ky Ancient Trade House.

    Board afternoon flight to Saigon.

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  • 10
    TPHCM - Cu Chi - City Tour
    Day 10
    TPHCM - Cu Chi - City Tour

    Today you will have a chance to look back to Vietnam War in 1960s & 1970s in Cu Chi area. Cu Chi is famous for the tunnel system, which is the most complicated tunnel in the world and is over 200 km long. Visiting the tunnel for an hour you will see the private entrance of the tunnel, Commander Bunker, Fighting Bunker, Meeting Bunker and Health Care Bunker.

    We will get back to Ho Chi Minh City by lunch time then visit to the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace and Ben Thanh market.

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  • 11
    TPHCM - Cai Be - Vinh Long - TPHCM
    Day 11
    TPHCM - Cai Be - Vinh Long - TPHCM

    Today we will enjoy the beautiful scenery in Mekong Delta area with hundreds of canals and rivers system and the most productive farm in Vietnam.

    On arrival in Cai Be town, we will take a boat cruise to visit to floating market, local handicraft, coconut candy workshop, pop –rice and pop – corn workshop then continue boat trip to Bonsai garden. We will enjoy lunch at the farm then travel back to Ho Chi Minh City.

    Dinner is in a local restaurant.

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  • 12
    TPHCM - Departure
    Day 12
    TPHCM - Departure

    Time at leisure until transfer to airport: end of services.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Ground transfer – except free days.
    • English speaking guide – except free days.
    • Accommodation based on twin sharing room.
    • Entrance fees.
    • Boat cruise.
    • Train ticket – cabin of 4 soft berths (if any).
    • Meals as stated – except free days.
    • 2 bottle water 0.5l/person/day.
    • Travel insurance.

    Price does not include

    • Domestic air tickets.
    • Entrance visa fee to Vietnam.
    • Things are not indicated in the program.
    • Tips for tour guides and drivers.
    • Personal expenses.
    • International flights