15days Trip

Itinerary in brief :


Day 01. HA NOI – Arrival
Day 02. HA NOI
Day 03. HA NOI – NGHIA LO –  200km
Day  04. NGHIA LO - TU LE – NGA BA KIM – LA PAN TAN - MU CANG CHAI
Day 05. MU CANG CHAI – CHE CU NHA - TU LE - HA NOI
Day 06. HANOI – NINH BINH – DONG DINH – TRANG AN
Day  07.  NINH BINH– HAÏPHONG –CAT BA      ISLAND
Day 08. CAT BA ISLAND – HAÏPHONG – HANOI – HUE
Day 09. HUÉ
Day 10. HUE – DA NANG – HOI AN
Day 11. HOI AN – MY SON – HOI AN
Day 12. HOI AN – DA NANG – SAIGON
Day 13 : SAI GON – MY THO – BEN TRE – THOI SON
Day 14 : VINH LONG – CAI BE – SAI GON
Day 15. SAI GON – DEPARTURE

Itinerary :

Day 01. HA NOI – Arrival    
Included
: airport transfert, accommodation

Arrival in Noi Bai airport in Hanoi. Welcome by our driver, without guide then transfer to our homestay or hotel. Free time to discovery Hanoi by yourself. Overnight at our homestay  or hotel

Day 02. HA NOI    
Included
: breakfast, lunch, car, guide, entrance ticket, water Puppet Performance ticket, accomodation

08h00: Visit Ba Dinh square: Governor’s palace, Hô Chi Minh Mausoleum (except Monday and Friday) and his stilted house, One-Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Lunch at local restaurant. Then visit one of the Museum:  Museum of Ethnology (closed on Monday) or Vietnamese women museum or vietnam military history museum or museum of Vietnamese revolution (choose at last minute). In the late afternoon, you will enjoy the Water Puppet Performance.
Overnight at our homestay  or hotel.

Day 03. HA NOI – NGHIA LO –  200km    
Included
: Lunch, dinner, car,guide, entrance ticket, accomodation in homestay

08h00 : We then take Route 32 and enter a scenery of higher and higher hills covered with tea plantations. Passage of the Khé Pass and we arrive at the end of the day in the small Thai city of Nghia Lô,  the largest valley of North Vietnam after the Dien Bien Phu one.
Diner and overnight in a beautiful Thai homestay at Muong Lo

Day  04. NGHIA LO - TU LE – NGA BA KIM – LA PAN TAN - MU CANG CHAI    
Included:
breakfast, Lunch, dinner, car,guide, entrance ticket, accomodation in homestay
After breakfast, departure to Mu Cang Chai, passage Tu Le. Take a walk about 2hours to see the sightseeing, terrace rice fields.
We then climb 2000-meter peaks and overlooking a large, stunning terraced rice-field plain, and arrive at the h'mong village of Nga Ba Kim. We reach the h'mong village of La Pa Tan very well known with the most beautiful terraced rice-fields in Vietnam
Discovery the sightseeing on road to Mu Cang Chau, take photo.  You can take a walk at Phinh ho village if the tome permit. Arrival at homestay about 17h00. Diner and overnight in a beautiful Thai homestay at Mu Cang Chai.

Day 05. MU CANG CHAI – CHE CU NHA - TU LE - HA NOI    
Included :
breakfast, Lunch, car,guide, entrance ticket, accomodation
After breakfast,  at homestay. Visit and take photo at Che Cu Nha ( 2hours walking). We leave Tu Le to return to Hanoi. If the time permit, you can visit ancient village Duong Lam. Arrival in Hanoi about 18h30. Overnight at our homestay  or hotel.

Day 06. HANOI – NINH BINH – DONG DINH – TRANG AN    
Included
: breakfast, lunch, car,guide, entrance ticket, accomodation

8h00 : pick up at your hotel and departure for Ninh Binh. Arrival in Dong Dinh village, near the  Kenh Ga Natural Reserve. Bicycle ride of 5 to 15 km at your choice through the villages. We then explore the village of Dong Dinh in a small concrete boat or by foot. Lunch at Mrs Mien‘s house.  Then visit Trang An, where you ride a boat on the river for 3 hours, going through 10 tunnels and numerous lagoons. Then going to Tam Coc. Overnight at Tam Coc

Day  07.  NINH BINH– HAÏPHONG –CAT BA      ISLAND    
Included:
breakfast, lunch, dinner, guide, transfert by car, motobike, traditional junk, kayaking, speedboat, entrance ticket
We depart from Ninh binh at 6.30am by local bus to reach Haiphong – Binh where we take a fast boat that takes us to the Long Phu pier on Cat Ba island at 10h00. To reach the town of Cat Ba (approximately 30 km), where is located our junk, we offer a one-hour ride on a motorcycle with driver, off the beaten track. or by bus if a motorbike does not suit you.
 Around 12:30, we board on one of our private junks. You can go for a kayak ride and discover a fishing village. Our junk first go through Lan Ha bay before going to Ha Long bay and isolated islands. Sailing is possible depending on the wind. Make the most of this tour, relax, swim and enjoy the sun on deserted beaches, depending on weather conditions at the time. Lunch and dinner consist of seafood (fishes, shrimps, squids, shellfishes) purchased on the same day to local  fishemen. We spend the night on board in a creek in Lan Ha bay.

Day 08. CAT BA ISLAND – HAÏPHONG – HANOI - HUE
Included:
breakfast, lunch, bicycle, entrance fees, speedboat, transfer back to Hanoi by car, accomodation
We continue our cruise in Halong Bay. You have the choice between take a walk on beach or ride a bicycle  1h/way to the village of Viet Hai on Cat Ba Island. Our itinerary is off the beaten track  so you don’t visit cave. Lunch at local restaurant. It depends on the availability of our junk, you will have lunch on boat. We will confirm at the moment of embarking.

 13h00: Return by bus, speedboat to Hai Phong, and car to Hanoi, where we arrive around 18:00.
Transfert to Noi Bai airport to take flight to Hue. Arrival in Hue, the driver pick you up and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09. HUÉ                                              
Included:
breakfast, lunch, car, guide, entrance ticket, small boat, accommodation
Taking a boat to visit Thien Mu pagoda and Emperors Tu Duc, Khai Dinh or Minh Mang Mausoleums (you choose one of three mausoleums). Have lunch at Lien Hoa pagoda.
Visit of the Imperial City : the Noon Gate, the Palace of Supreme Harmony, the Royal Reading Pavilion, the Nguyen Dynasty temples.
Overnight at hotel at Hue

Day 10. HUE – DA NANG – HOI AN    
Included
: breakfast, lunch, car, guide, entrance ticket, accommodation
Departure from Hue to Hoi An (130 km, 3-hour drive) going through the magnificent beach of Lang Co and the Pass of the Clouds. Visit Linh Ung pagoda or Cham museum, visit Marble mountain if the time permits. Lunch on Ha My beach.

In the afternoon, visit the Old Hoi An: Faifo Harbour, the ancient houses Tan Ky, the typical market, the Chinese temple, the Japanese Bridge, etc. Night in Hoi An.

Day 11. HOI AN – MY SON – HOI AN
Included
: breakfast, lunch, car, guide, entrance ticket, accommodation
Departure for My Son, the capital of the Cham Kingdom in the 10th and 11th century. Visit the archaeological site. Have lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you have 2choice:
Free time to relax on beach ( without service, only breakfast and airport transfert )
Bicycle ride to visit Cam Thanh village, contact to local people, discovery their daily life. Night in Hoi An.

Day 12. HOI AN – DA NANG – SAI GON    
Included
: breakfast, lunch, car, guide, entrance ticket, accommodation
Transfer to Da Nang airport to take flight to Saigon. Arrival in Saigon, our driver pick you up and transfer to hotel. Have lunch at local restaurant.
Our visit of Saigon stars in the afternoon:  the Central Post Office, Notre-Dame Cathedral, ancient street Catinat, Jade Emperor temple, Vinh Nghiem pagoda, Ben Thanh and Binh Tay market, walk through the Chinese District of Cho Lon. Night in Saigon

Day 13 : SAI GON – MY THO – BEN TRE – THOI SON
Included :
breakfast, lunch, minibus, small boat, bicycle, guide, entrance ticket, accommodation.

 The 1st part:08h:00 departure  from your hotel by minibus to My Tho, 70km southwest of Sai Gon on the banks of the Tien river, a distributary of the Mekong. Our guide will give you the information about Saigon, the life in Vietnam, Mekong, the history…

Arrival in My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda - one of the oldest pagoda in the south Viet Nam. You will understand clearly Vietnamese culture, ancestor worship via Vietnamese Buddhism and Taoism and Confucianism
The 2nd part: Arrival in My Tho, we take small boat cruise on the Mekong River to see the “Dragon- Phoenix” islets. Disembark at Tan Thach and walking until a local restaurant. Lunch with speciality of Mekong. Continue to another village to taste the local products like tropical fruits, bee honey tea. Bicycle ride about 2hours along the countryside road, you will pass the rice field, the orchards. Then taking boat along the canals. Drive to Binh Duc where a small boat wait for you to Thoi Son islets. Night at homestay or hotel
Note : If you choose staying at hotel, the diner exclude

Day 14 : VINH LONG – CAI BE – SAI GON
Included
: breakfast, lunch, car guide, barque,bicycle, entrance ticket, accommodation.

After breakfast, drive to Cai Be and take a boat to visit the floating market then craft village, discovery the daily life of local people, enjoy some of tropical product: bee honey tea, coconut candy,  rice paste. Have lunch at house of Kiet family.
You take a big boat to Vinh Long, 170km south of Saigon. After 1hours on boat though the canals, you can relax on a hammock for a short rest.  Arrival at An Binh islet where we go to a homestay house, you can freely taste many seasonal fruits of Vietnam and observe daily life of the local folks when you listen to Southern tradtional music performed by the locals Don Ca Tai Ta.
About 16h, you take a boat to visit local workshops making bricks then disembark at Vinh Long, after visiting colorful local market,the driver take you to Saigon. Drop you off at your hotel. Night at hotel

Day 15. SAI GON - DEPARTURE    
Included
: breakfast, airport transfer
Free time. Please check out at 12h00. Transfer to airport to take flight home. End of service
   
Hotel List

Province

Hôtels superiors

Hôtels deluxe

Hanoi

Homestay  Parfumdautomne

www.parfumdautomne.com

Maison d’Hanova hotel

http://www.hanovahotel.com/

Nghia Lo

Homestay

Homestay

Mu Cang Chai

Homestay

Homestay

Ninh Binh

Hotel Nam Hoa

http://namhoahotel.com/

Legend hotel

http://www.ninhbinhlegendhotel.com/

Halong

Jonque Parfumdautomne

http://www.parfumdautomne.com

Jonque parfumdautomne

http://www.parfumdautomne.com

Hue

New star hotel

http://www.newstarhuehotel.com/

Pilgrimage village

www.pilgrimagevillage.com

Hoi An

Thuy Duong 3 hotel

http://www.thuyduonghotel-hoian.com/

Hoi An ancient house village hotel or similar

www.ancienthousevillage.com

Mekong Delta

Homestay

Homestay

Sai Gon

Blue diamond hotel or similar

www.bluediamondhotel.com.vn

Rex hotel

http://www.rexhotelvietnam.com/home/




Rate per person in usd

                   2 pers   3 pers  4 pers  5 pers  6 pers
Superior    1660    1420    1260    1160    1060
Single supplément for the 3rd and 5e person: 165 usd/pers
                2 pers   3 pers   4 pers  5 pers  6 pers
Deluxe    2150    1820    1670    1560    1500
Single supplément for the 3rd and 5e person: 631 usd/pers
Rate exlud flight ticket from Ha Noi to Hue &from Da Nang to Sai Gon
Supplement for flight ticket 60 a 120 usd/pers/way
We will confirm the price at the moment of booking.