OP 09 : HANOI - SAPA - HALONG - HUE -HOIAN -NHATRANG
- SAIGON -MEKONG Vietnam
is a country any serious traveler should visit
at least once in his/her life. The country has
a vast offer of places to visit. From picturesque
mountainous regions (in the North) to awesome
beaches (West and South). From noisy and overcrowded
metropolis (Saigon and Hanoi) to relaxed towns
(Hoi An). World Heritage sites, historical places,
religious monuments, local markets, its people,..
nights) Trans -Vietnam by Train - Daily departure
This private tour brings enjoyable experience to you by some nights over on train. Starting with a city tour of main highlights around Ha Noi capital, you will then take the night train to Lao Cai. A transfer brings you to Sa Pa, the valley covered with fog, where you will trek to visit many ethnic villages. Come back to Ha Noi by night train and enjoy next day for admiring the breathtaking beauty of natural wonder of Ha Long bay.
Leaving Ha Noi for a night train to Hue, you will discover the last capital of Vietnam under feudalism with many palaces, temples and royal tombs. Transfer to Hoi An through Mandarin road and you will have time for visiting and shopping here.
A night train takes you to Nha Trang, the best beach in Vietnam. Here you have the chance to swim and dive to see many colorful types of coral. Continue your tour with an open bus to Sai Gon. A full day tour helps you to discover main places of the busiest city of Vietnam. Next day reserved for a boat trip on Mekong Delta River in My Tho.
You will have free time for shopping in Sai Gon before we transfer you to airport.
1 : Arrival Hanoi ( D )
at NoiBai Airport. Meeting with guide and transfer to the
hotel. Welcome dinner featured with Vietnamese specialty at
ThangLong restaurant. Evening is reserved for Water Puppet
Show. Overnight in hotel.
2: Hanoi City tour - Sapa ( B,L )( Night
tour starts with a visit to HoChiMinh mausoleum, One pillar
pagoda. The next stop is Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first
college -QuocTuGiam, then roaming around HoanKiem lake Lunch
in nice restaurant
: Visit Ethnology Museum. Free time.
Transfer to Train Station for night train LC 5 ( 22h00 - 6h00
) to Sapa. Overnight on the train by soft sleeper.
3: Sapa - CatCat ( B,L ) AM:
7h30 arrive Lao Cai, take a local bus to Sapa. Free for visiting
ethnic market, Sapa town.
PM : Trekking to visit Cat cat village, Hmong people and
Catcat waterfall lying in a small valley. Overnight at hotel
Day 4 : Lao Chai - TaVan -Hanoi ( B,L )(
Night train ) All day trekking to visit some minority villages. Lao
Chai - TaVan.You will meet some different minority people Hmong,
Zay, Red Dzao, you can see the different colorful dresses. 17h00
transfer to Laocai train station for night train to Hanoi. Overnight
5:Hanoi -Halong -Hanoi ( B,L )
Arrive to Hanoi Train Station. Pick up then tranfer to hotel..
8h00 depart to Halong bay. 7 hour boat trip give you a chance
to enjoy the breath-taking beauty of Halong Bay - the World's
Natural Wonder. Afternoon back Hanoi. Evening is reserved for
Water Puppet Show. Dinner and Overnight in Hanoi.
6: Hanoi -Shopping -Hue ( B,L )( Night
day free time for shopping. 17h30 transfer to Hanoi train Station
for Train S 1 ( 19h00 - 8h00 ) to Hue. Overnight on train.
7: Hue City tours( B,L )
up then transfer to your hotel in Hue. Boat trip to visit ThienMu
Pagoda and TuDuc and King's tombs (KhaiDinh). Visit Imperial
Citadel in the afternoon. The tour ends by shopping at Dongba
Market. Dinner at the Royal restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
8: Hue -Hoian ( B,L )
to Danang . Spend time in LangCo beach enroute, taking photograph
from HaiVan Pass ( The pass of Sea and Cloud). Cham Museum in
Danang. Afternoon visit Marble Mountain and enjoying sea/sun
bathing in China beach. Arrive Hoian. Overnight in Hoian.
9: Hoian - Danang -Nhatrang ( B,L )Flight
: Free time at the beach in Hoian. Pm : Transfer to the airport
in Danang for flight to NhaTrang. Arrive NhaTrang. Pick up
then transfer to your hotel.
10: NhaTrang Island ( B,L )
starting boat trip to Hon Tam Island and fishing village in
NhaTrang, visit coral island and TriNguyen Aquarium. Dinner
on boat. Overnight in NhaTrang.
Day 11: NhaTrang city tour ( B, L ) (Night train to Hochiminh city )
Morning : Free time for swmming at the beach . 12h00 tour guide pick up for lunch and city tour to Ponagar Cham Tower and LongSon pagoda. Shopping at Dam market then
18h00 Pick up and transfer to train station for Hochiminh City. Overnight on train
Day 12 : Hochiminh city( B, L )
4h30 arrive at train station. Pick up and transfer to hotel for relax and having breakfast. 8h30 Explore the city: Town hall, post office, Cathedral, BenThanh Market, Independent Square. Visit: History museum, ThienHau Pagoda, Binhtay Market, Cholon Chinese district. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Mytho - Mekong River delta( B,L )
8h00 Am : Continuation of your trip to the Mekong Riverdelta.
Stroll on boat through tiny channels and quiet villages in
MyTho. Lunch at pleasant restaurant inside the garden. Return
to SaiGon in the afternoon, on the way stop to visit VinhTrang
Pagoda. Dine and release in the evening. Ovetnight in HoChiMinh
Day 14: Day departure ( B )
Free until transfer to airport for departure.
in USD per person - Validity
Until 31 Dec 2014
- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Half meals as indicated in the itinerary( B = breakfast, L = lunch,) at local restaurant
- Train ticket S1 Soft sleeper ( Cabin of 4 persons ) : Hanoi - Hue
- Train ticket 2 ways Soft sleeper -first class: Hanoi -Laocai -Hanoi.
- English or French - speaking guide
- Blue train ticket Nhatrang – Hanoi soft sleeper class
- Private Boat trip in Halong bay, Perfume River, Nhatrang, Tiengiang river in Mytho.
- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)
Airport taxes; Diners, Visas; travel insurance; tips; personal
expenses, emergency transfers