15 Day Tour in Vietnam

This perfect combination is made for you to admire the hidden oriented charm of Viet Nam. Starting in Ho Chi Minh City which bears the harmony between historic French-style structures and modern buildings, the tour will bring you to the animated floating markets in the Mekong Delta, Da Nang with the antique Cham Kingdom, Hoi An and Hue city with their ancient and poetic atmosphere, a unique world of ethnic minorities in Lao Cai, Bac Ha and Sapa with colorful customs and markets, (etc) and a lot more.  Ha Long Bay, a world heritage site will spark your interest and arouse your curiosity over your expectations. ( make you feel interesting.)

Tour program: 15 Days/14 Nights
Destination: Ho Chi Minh City ( Vietnam ) -...
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Day 1: ARRIVAL IN HO CHI MINH CITY:
At arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, your Vietcircle guide will welcome you and escort you to hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Soak up the unique Saigon night’s atmosphere and have fairy dreams!

 

Day 2: CUCHI TUNNELS EXCURSION:
Follow us from your hotel to the legendary tunnel network of Cu Chi during the 1960’s liberation war and its strategic role in controlling a large area from Saigon to the Cambodian border. At first glance, you’ll feel the intense fighting, bombing and destruction that occurred here.
You’ll imagine how the people could live here without comfort in different depth of storeys including hidden trapdoors, narrow rest rooms, kitchen and field hospital. During lunch near to this place at Ben Nay Restaurant you can watch a documentary film to get more explanations. After this trip, we drive you back to Saigon Centre to have dinner and take a rest in your comfortable room.

 

Day 3: FULL DAY TOUR TO CAI BE:
Today let’s move to the well-known Mekong Delta and from Cai-Be by boat enter in the world of the Nine Dragons Rivers trough the mangroves to grasp the colorful sight of Cai-Be floating market. Discover the nowadays and formerly lifestyle of the people by visiting small handicrafts factories and anancient and typical house. After gourmet lunch at Xeo May restaurant, we’ll drive you to the next step of the tour in Vinh-Long to have a rest at your hotel.

 

Day 4: VINH LONG – SA DEC – HCMC:
We drive you to Sa Dec, this flower village inspired the Goncourt awarded book “L’Amant” (and the movie “The Lover”) written by Marguerite Duras living there when she was young (in 1930’s years). In this village, you’ll have an opportunity to feel the pure beauty of huge numbers of flowers, especially roses and lotus and to follow the boats carrying the aroma and colorful plants to Saigon markets. Before to check-in your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, we’ll enjoy French cuisine at Mekong Restaurant. 

 

Day 5: HO CHI MINH City (Saigon Tour):
Drive around the city to consume the rush-pushy atmosphere of the Flower Road Nguyen Hue and colorful market, Spring Flower festival. At lunch time have a sight of the nice boats along Binh Dong quay. After some leisure time, you’ll have dinner and music entertainment at Rex Hotel(well-known for watching Lunar New Year Eve fireworks) for a panoramic view from the rooftop.

 

Day 6: HO CHI MINH City(Cholon Tour):
Let’s go to the mythic Cholon, into the joyous atmosphere of Dragon Dance in China Town streets. Then enter in the Heavenly Lady’s Pagoda, dedicated to Thien Hau, Goddess of the Sea and Patroness of Sailors. Built by the Cantonese congregation, this is one of the most popular and richly embellished temple in Ho Chi Minh City, with exquisite friezes and reliefs, giant censers billowing fragrant smoke.  Then visit a Vietnamese family to share their daily life and attend their traditional ceremonies. After lunch at Majestic hotel, tasting Vietnamese foods, other festivities are awaiting you.

 

Day 7: HOCHIMINH CITY - HUE:
After a hearty breakfast, departure to airport for the next destination: the majestic Hue. From your hotel, we’ll start the visit at the Imperial Citadel and the Grand Palace of the last dynasty. Next you’ll see the Khai Dinh Tomb protected by the statues of his guard and the Tu Duc tomb surrounded by gardens and hidden secrets. As crowning final have a glance on the Heavenly Goddess Pagoda with it over 20 meter high tower and magnificent scenery 20 beyond.

 

Day 8: HUE – DA NANG – HOI AN:
Arrival in Danang and continue to the ancient town of Hoi Anfor a walking tour around the old sections charming and wonderfully preserved, combining Chinese, Japanese and European influences. The most particular legacy of its History is reflected in the vestige of the 17th century’s Japanese Covered Bridge that was built on the back of a giant Dragon to avoid earthquake according to an old Legend.

 

Day 9: HOI AN – HANOI:
Early in the morning, let’s trekking to The Marble Mountains to discover Linh Ung Pagoda only 100m from Tam Thai Temple overlooking the East Sea and Tang Chon Cave also in the same area. But the most spectacular of this place is the magnificent Tower of Xa Loi (15 m high) with a beautiful coast scenery and the curious Cave of Hell (Am Phu). Then try a boat trip on the wild Coco Riverfor an adventurous sightseeing. Drive back to the sea to relax on the beaches of Hoi An: the popular Cua Ba or the quiet An Bang beach. If you want to skip the trek, you might prefer a full day on the sea to soak up the sun! In the evening, flight to next step: Hanoi .Full day at leisure by the sea – Late checkout – Visit Marble Mountain – Transfer to Da Nang airport for flight to Hanoi. Arrival in Ha Noi, transfer to hotel.

 

Day 10: Full Day City Tour in HANOI – LAO CAI:
After a hearty breakfast, you’ll have a full day city tour to the historical spots as Military Museum and the Literature Temple built in the 11th century and oldest university in Vietnam.
Then we take you to cultural highlights: - the mysterious One Pillar Pagoda with his famous lotus shape and special meaning – the beautiful landscape of the West Lake dominated by Quan Thanh Temple - and follow us into the Legend of the Golden Turtle to see the Restored-Sword Lake surrounding the Ngoc Son Temple. After a tasteful dinner next to Dong Xuan Market in a pleasant mood, we transfer you to Lao Cai by the night-train for a restorative sleep.

 

Day 11: LAO CAI-LAO CHAI-TAVAN:
After arrival at Lao Cai, let’s explore the Dragon Jaw Mountain (Ham Rong1600 m high). On the way you’ll be surrounded by flowers and especially orchid’s gardens to have and at the top a panorama view of Sapa world-known for its terraced rice fields. By following this very popular trekking route passing through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then to Tavan hamlet of Giay minority to experience the daily lives of both rural communities’ livings. Back to have a well-deserved rest at your nice hotel in Sapa.

 

Day 12: SAPA – BAC HA Market - LAO CAI:
Let’s visit Bac-Ha Market well-known for its unique variety of handicrafts and to encounter more highland’s tribes: the Flower-Hmong, the colorful Tai Thai, the busy Nùng gathered to trade together and with the visitors. We will have lunch in this picturesque spot before to transfer to Lao Cai station to run to Hanoi by the night train, but after a quiet local dinner of course!

 

Day 13: HANOI – HALONG Bay:
After a revitalizing breakfast at arrival in Hanoi, we head straight to the World Heritage Site of Halong Bay by coach. Now we are ready for adventure cruise by jonque (a typical ship rigged with two bamboo-battened sails). During 2 days and 1 night, feel immersed in the wonderful scenery of the Halong Bay, a skilful masterpiece of nature that turns thousands of schist and limestone islands into fantastic sculptural and artistic works of various graceful shapes. Jump into the emerald sea to enjoy swimming and snorkeling; we’ll also propose you several activities like fishing; seafood and different dishes will be served to you on board.After dinner, have a quiet night in your cabin on Deluxe Jonque.

 

Day 14: HALONG BAY - HANOI:
After tea breakfast, let’s sail to the Heaven Chamber cave (Thien Cung), the Surprise grotto (Sung Sot) and through many others impressive spots to discover before brunch buffet end relax in the Bay. Back to Hanoi, we will visit Bat Trang traditional village very famous for its handmade ceramics and porcelain pottery. Once we return to the historical city, you’ll enjoy a Pedi-cab ride through the Old French Quarters of Hanoi.In the evening, the unique and enchanting Water Puppet Show will be performed for you, before to have wonderful dreams!

 

Day 15: HANOI - Departure:
After leisure time and farewell, we have to transfer you to Airport: Sorry to let you leave Vietnam but we hope see you soon for another Vietcirlce tour

Ho Chi Minh City ( Vietnam ) - Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay - Cu Chi - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Sa Dec - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An - Lao Cai - Lao Chai - Tavan - Sapa - Bac Ha

PRICE: from                    USD /                    VND / per person
(for group of minimum 4 people). Price is valid until Dec. 31, 2014.
The above price is inclusive of:
- Transfer by private modern air-conditioned
- English or French - speaking guide
- Sightseeing, admission fees, entrance and boat fees as specified.
- Accommodation at twin sharing with daily breakfast.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner).
- Bottled water on the vehicle during transfer and sightseeing.

The above price is exclusive of:

- Visa fee & Airport tax
- Domestic airfares and taxes.
- International airfares and taxes.
- Personal Expense: Tel, Fax, Laundry, etc
- Other service which not mention in the itinerary

General remarks
Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) are subject to supplements.
Rooms at hotels are available only from 14:00 on the arrival day and up to 12:00 on the departure date. A supplement will be added if clients want a guaranteed early check-in or late check-out.
- Please take note that we have paid to hotels in order to confirm and guarantee the rooms, if any amendment or cancellation or etc, shall be applied cancellation charges or non-refundable. 
- The tour fare does not include tipping for the guide and driver, it is customary to tip them at USD3.- per pax per day as an appreciation. 
- The timing of sightseeing points shall be fixed by local operator due to traffic and weather conditions, however all points must cover unless amendment or cancellation make by clients themselves.
- Term of payment: please make full payment  within 5 days after receiving this confirmation for the processing of this booking, if not this confirmation is automatically cancelled.
-  In urgent case, please contact: Mr. Thanh / Cell: (+84) 903 767 962(+84) 903 767 962)

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation is made as follows:

  • 7 days prior to departure date: 100% of total tour rate.
  • 8-14 days prior to departure date: 50% of total tour rate.
  • 15-29 days prior to departure date: 25% of total tour rate.
  • 30 or more days prior to departure date: 10% of total tour rate.

 

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