Tours : Classical

19 NIGHTS IN VIETNAM - (Code: VSE.CLA-09)

19 NIGHTS IN VIETNAM - (Code: VSE.CLA-09)

The program will allow you to visit within a limited time the most typical sites and landscapes of Vietnam. You can visit Ho Chi Minh city, Cu Chi tunnel, Mekong Delta - one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam with many small canals, rivers and arroyos interspersed with villages and floating markets. You can visit the Nha Trang beach which is the most famous seaside resort-town, you will enjoying the picturesque sceneries of the Northwest, the ancient imperial capital of Hue and Hoi An ancient town and Hanoi, is a fascinating blend of East and West, combining traditional Sino-Vietnamese motifs with French flair.

 DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN HO CHI MINH CITY(-/ -/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Pick up at the airport and transfer to hotel in town. Free at leisure and overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 2 - HO CHI MINH CITY - CU CHI - TAY NINH - HO CHI MINH CITY (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Enjoy a morning drive to Cu Chi visit the famous tunnel, an incredible underground tunnels network: constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence.

Then transfer to Tay Ninh visit the colorful Holly See temple, which is the heart of the unique religion in Vietnam called Cao Dai and where all the faiths of the world blend together in a unique religious cocktail, and take part in attending mass service. Return to the center, transfer to hotel, and overnightin Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 3 - HO CHI MINH CITY – CAI BE – VINH LONG - CAN THO (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/GUIDE)

In the morning, leave Ho Chi Minh for Cai Be. Arrive in Cai Be, boat trip to visit Cai Be floating market, recognized by what they sell through its wooden poles hanging samples of their products. Cruise up to Vinh Longvisit houses that produce rice paper, rice flakes, coconut candy, understand the manufacturing process of these products and enjoy tasting. Lunch at local house, enjoy fresh orchard and listen to Vietnamese folk song by unprofessional singers. Then transfer to Can Tho by car. Overnight in Can Tho.

DAY 4 - CAN THO - HO CHI MINH CITY(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/GUIDE)

After breakfast, boat trip to Cai Rang floating market, that is known as the most crowed and bustle floating market in Mekong Delta. You will also visit Ba Cong and enjoy fresh fruit in this orchard.  Return to pier and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City. Check in hotel upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, dinner and overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 5 - HO CHI MINH CITY – NHA TRANG(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/GUIDE)

Breakfast at the hotel, at leisure until transfer to the airport for the flight to Nha Trang. Arrive in Nha Trang - a famous city for its beautiful beach, covering an area of 15 kms long situated in the Southern Central of Vietnam. Transfer to hotel. Free at leisure and overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 6 - NHA TRANG (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/GUIDE)

Take a tour visit to Oceanographic Institute founded in 1923 - it has an aquarium and tanks are home to diverse live specimens of local marine life, including seahorses. Long Son Pagoda was founded in the late 19th century, which has resident monks and a giant sitting Buddha statue built on top of the hill in 1963. The Cham towers of Ponagar were built in between 8th and 12th century, used for Hindu worship in early times, and recently is used for worship to Goddess of the City. At leisure in the afternoon. Overnight in Nha Trang

DAY 7 - NHA TRANG – QUI NHON(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/GUIDE)

Breakfast at the hotel, then leave Nha Trang for Qui Nhon, stop at Dai Lanh Beach and fish sauce making place en route. Check in hotel on arrival, dinner and overnight in Qui Nhon.

DAY 8 - QUI NHON – HOI AN(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/GUIDE)

After breakfast, leave Qui Nhon for Hoi An, on the way visit Dap Da craft village. Lunch at Sa Huynh Beach restaurant. Check in hotel upon arrival in Hoi An. Dinner and overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 9 - HOI AN(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/GUIDE)

In the morning visit Hoi An ancient Town which is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century, its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit Phuoc Kien pagoda, Tan Ky ancient house, Japanese covered Bridge.

In the afternoon, take a morning boat trip on Thu Bon River, visit Thanh Ha pottery and Kim Bong carpentry villages. Lunch and dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 10 - HOI AN(BREAKFAST/ -/ -/GUIDE)

Free at leisure and overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 11 - HOI AN – HUE(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/GUIDE)

After breakfast, leave Hoi An for Hue, visit Marble Mountain and Cham Museum in Da Nang. The scenic route climbs over the Hai Van pass before descending down to the wonderful photogenic fishing village of Lang Co. Arrive in Hue, visit the Imperial Citadel from Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. Check in hotel, overnight in Hue.

DAY 12 - HUE / HA NOI (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

In the morning, boat trip on the romantic Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, the pagoda itself was originally founded in 1601, and has become one of the most famous structures in Vietnam. Then keep on cruising up stream to the most majestic of royal tombs is the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, visit mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh by car. Transfer back to Hue.

In the afternoon, free at leisure until transfer to airport for flight to Ha Noi

Arrive in Hanoi, pick up at the airport and transfer to hotel in town. At leisure and overnight in Ha Noi.

DAY 13 - HA NOI / LAO CAI (TRAIN)(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Breakfast at the hotel; take a full day city tour of Vietnam’s capital, known as the city of lakes, green trees and old architectures of Vietnam. The tour includes the most highlight sights such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where his body is kept here, stilt house where he lived on and off from 1958 to 1969, One Pillar pagoda which was built by the King Ly Thai Tong who ruled from 1028 to 1054. Temple of Literature was founded in 1070 dedicated to Confucius, and in order to educate sons of mandarins, the Vietnam’s first university was also established here in 1076. Ethnology museum is well worth observing the depth of cultural diversity of Vietnam’s 54 minority groups; the museum exhibits collections of art and everyday objects gathered from throughout Vietnam. Visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Old Quarter. After dinner, transfer to train station to Lao Cai,overnight on train.

DAY 14 - LAO CAI – SAPA(BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER/GUIDE)

Early morning, arrival in Lao cai, breakfast at local restaurant then transfer to Sapa visit Cat Cat village – H’mong people. After lunch, visit Silver waterfall. Transfer back to Sapa. Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 15 – SAPA - LAOCAI /HANOI (NIGHT TRAIN)

Half day trekking to minority villages: Ta Van and Lao Chay of Dzay and Tay people. After lunch return to Lao Cai on the way visit Ta Phin village of Dao people. Have dinner before get anight train to Ha Noi. Overnight on the train.

DAY 16 - HA NOI – HOA BINH - MAI CHAU(BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/DINNER/ GUIDE)

Leave Ha Noi for Hoa Binh in the early morning, en route visit Muong hill-tribe village. After lunch in Hoa Binh, drive to Mai Chau which is really a small valley with a collection of stilt house villages, farms and huts spread out over a large area, where home to mostly White Thai people, said to be distantly related to those tribes living in Thailand, Laos and China. You can visit the house and know how they weave fabric. Have dinner and then share stilt house with group in Lat village. Check in the stilt house in Ban Lat village (you can enjoy traditional dance which is performed by ethnic minority ladies). Overnight in Mai Chau.

DAY 17 - MAI CHAU - HANOI (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/DINNER/ GUIDE)

After breakfast, transfer back Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 18 - HANOI – HALONG (BREAKFAST/ LUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

After breakfast, transfer to Ha Long. Arrive at Ha Long, transfer to the pier for check-in board. Start your exploration of the bay and enjoy a fantastic cruise in Ha Long bay to visit the magnificent cave…, lunch and dinner will be served on board. Overnight on board.

DAY 19 – HA LONG – HA NOI (BRUNCH/ DINNER/ GUIDE)

Continue to explore the bay, brunch will be served on board while cruising back to the pier. Pick up and drive back to Ha Noi then transfer. Dinner and enjoy water puppet show in the evening. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Day 20 - HANOI – DEPARTURE (BREAKFAST/ - / - / GUIDE)

At leisure until transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure.