ST OP 10 : 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,..

(14days-13 nights) Trans -Vietnam by Train - Daily departure

This trip can be started from Hochiminh

Beach in Hoian old town

 

Day 1 : Arrival Hanoi ( D )

Arrive 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.

 

Day 2: Hanoi City tour - Sapa ( B,L )( Night train)

Your 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

Afternoon : Visit Ethnology Museum. Free time.

20h30 Transfer to Train Station for night train LC 5 ( 22h00 - 6h00 ) to Sapa. Overnight on the train by soft sleeper.

 

Day 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, H’mong people and Catcat waterfall lying in a small valley. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
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 H’mong, Zay, Red Dzao, you can see the different colorful dresses. 17h00 transfer to Laocai train station for night train to Hanoi. Overnight on train.

Day 5:Hanoi -Halong -Hanoi ( B,L )

5h00 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.

Day 6: Hanoi -Shopping -Hue ( B,L )( Night train )

Full day free time for shopping. 17h30 transfer to Hanoi train Station for Train S 1 ( 19h00 - 8h00 ) to Hue. Overnight on train.

Day 7: Hue City tours( B,L )

Pick 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.

Day 8: Hue -Hoian ( B,L )

Transfer 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.

Day 9: Hoian - Danang -Nhatrang ( B,L ) Flight

Am : 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.

Day 10: NhaTrang Island ( B,L )

8:00am 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 -Hochiminh ( B,L ) (By Bus with tour guide )

7h00 take a bus to Hochiminh City. Stop over at PongkrongiaRai Cham Tower in PhanRang.Lunch on route. 17h00 Arrive in Hochiminh City. Check in hotel. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 : Hochiminh city ( B,L )
Explore the city: Town hall, post office, Cathedral, BenThanh Market, Independent Square. Visit: History museum, ThienHau Pagoda, Binhtay Market, Cholon Chinese district. Dinner at the floating boat on Saigon River. 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 City.
Day 14: Day departure ( B )

Free until transfer to airport for departure
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Rate in USD per person - Validity Until 31 Oct 2009

 - Number of Persons -

Class

 2-3

 4-5

6-9

10 -12

Single Sup
2 stars

1095

810

709

  180
3 stars 1130 870 780   275
4 stars 1358 1150 1049   475
5-4 stars 1550 1260 1198   640

Accommodation offering in this trip ( click to see ):

Cities
2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5-4 stars
Hanoi

Thien Thai

Sapa GreenBamboo Bamboo Victoria Victoria
Hue

Bamboo

Asia

Saigon Morin

 Imperial hotel

Hoian

ThuyDuong3

ThuyDuong3

VinhHung Resort

Palm resort

Nhatrang
Saigon

Xuan Loc

Saigon hotel

Rex

Legend hotel

Tour Cost includes:

- 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, Vietnamese food.
- 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
- Flight ticket : Danang - Nhatrang and Full entrance fees.

- Private Boat trip in Halong bay, Perfume River, Nhatrang, Tiengiang river in Mytho.

- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)

Tour Cost excludes:
Airport taxes; Diners, Visas; travel insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency transfers

Trip Summary:

Where:

Trip starts in Hanoi and ends in HoChiMinh city

When:

All year round;

Grade:

Moderate to Strenous;

Accommodation:

Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),

Transport:

Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,

Meals:

As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

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