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1 Weeks In Vietnam With Many Famous Places

1 Weeks In Vietnam With Many Famous Places

BRIEF ITINERARY:

  • Day 01: Sapa – Laocai – Night train back to Hanoi
  • Day 02: Hanoi – Halong Bay
  • Day 03: Halong bay– Hanoi – Danang – Hoian
  • Day 04: Hoian Walking Tour
  • Day 05: Hoian – Danang – Hue
  • Day 06: Hue – Saigon
  • Day 07: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Chau Doc

ITINERARY

Day 01: Sapa – Laocai – Night train back to Hanoi

The morning we spend exploring the charming town, visit the market and getting acquainted with some hill tribe people, mostly Black H’mong.

In the afternoon you are free at leisure. We recommend that you take a jeep tour over Tram Ton Pass to Heaven‘s Gate Pass – the highest Pass in Vietnam (over 2000m). Enjoy the great view from the top & Silver Waterfall nearby. Late afternoon, we drive to Laocai for the train back to Hanoi.

Meal: Breakfast.

Accommodation: On Train.

Day 02: Hanoi – Halong Bay

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You will be picked up from the railway station. After breakfast at Tara & Café Restaurant, drive to Halong passing the countryside of the Red River Delta.

Spend 24 hours on the traditional Junk Cruise on amazing Halong Bay. In the afternoon cruise around many islands such as Dinh Huong island, Ga Choi Island… visit one of the biggest caves in Halong Bay: Thien Cung,Dau Go or Sung Sot. You can swim in the blue water of South China Sea (weather permitted). Stay overnight on the Bay. (We will give you more details of the cruise to suit your choice).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Accommodation: On Cruise.

Day 03: Halong bay– Hanoi – Danang – Hoian

Breakfast on the junk and enjoy the sundeck while she navigates amazing rock formations of Bai Tu Long Bay to return to Halong City. Have lunch on board before getting back to Halong pier. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Danang. On arrival, our driver will pick you from the airport and transfer you to hotel in Hoian.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 04: Hoian Walking Tour

This town is wonderful break in the middle of your journey.

From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hoian was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders. These people came primarily to trade in high grade silk which is still produced in the area, as well as ceramics. Today, Hoian is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailor shops, and numerous cafes.

Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century. We enjoy a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. Following the tour there will be free time to shop or relax.

Meal: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 05: Hoian – Danang – Hue

Leave Hoian in the morning, drive northward to Hue over the 500m high Hai Van pass with a stop at scenic beach of Lang Co for a drink before proceeding to Hue.

Afternoon sightseeing in Hue – the ancient capital city of Vietnam including:

  • Royal Citadel and Imperial Purple Citadel.
  • Thien Mu pagoda.
  • Mausoleum of King Tu Duc – a replica of the king’s palace build for the coronation of the king.

Meal: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue.

Day 06: Hue – Saigon

Breakfast in the hotel, then you are transferred to the airport for the flight to Saigon.

This afternoon, you will visit Ho Chi Minh city:

  • The Reunification Palace.
  • War Remnants Museum.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office.
  • Ben Thanh Market.
  • Rest of the day you may want to spend time in downtown with plenty of gift shops.

Meal: Breakfast.

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

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Day 07: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Chau Doc

You leave your hotel early in the morning driving southward from Saigon to Cai Be. This is a special experience of the Mekong Delta — visit a candy factory, orchard garden, listen to traditional music and have a home-hosted lunch in the Mekong countryside.

You cross the islands on Mekong river on oar boats and experience the real countryside along the Mekong.

Your driver will be waiting for you on the other side of the river to drive across the Mekong Delta all the way to Chau Doc – a small town near the border with Cambodia.

Check into your hotel and in the late afternoon take an orientation walk around the hotel area, or try the local transportation called “Xe Loi”. The visit includes “Nha Lon” – the worshiping place of the clan who came to this area earlier (if time permits)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc.

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