Viet Nam Overview (15 days ) 2

Viet Nam Overview (15 days )

Hanoi, HaLong, Sapa  , Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An,

Nha Trang, Mekong River Delta,  and HoChiMinh City

An overview trip from the North th the South of Vietnam seeing most interest places in the country, viewing ordinary life to the newly integrated pace in to the world development, but not dissolved the orient and the character of Vietnamese

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Hanoi. Transfer to hotel. At leisure

Day 2: Ha Noi-Ha Long

AM: City tour of Hanoi: Visit HoChiMinh Mausoleum (if open) and Museum, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature. Lunch with specialty of HaNoi. PM: Overland drive to Ha Long. Check in hotel. At leisure. [B]

Day 3: Ha Long – Ha Noi -Sapa

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AM: five hours cruising in the world heritage: two thousand islets come out of the water, caves of stalagmite & stalactite, natural beaches, rich ecology system…  Lunch on board with seafood, swimming if weather permits. Afternoon return to Ha Noi. Evening catch train to Lao Cai(soft sleeper class )  [B,L]

Day 4: Sapa

Morning transfer to SaPa. (Sundays market for Bac Ha, Muong Khuong market on Sundays, Can Cau market on Saturdays, Coc Ly market on Tuesdays – come to Coc Ly market then take a boat trip on Chay river is a way to paradise!!!)

Check in hotel. This afternoon we visit the surrounding villages of the Black H’mong people. Two nights in SaPa. [B]

Day 5:  Sapa – Ha Noi

AM: Visit to the Red Dzao village. PM: Transfer down to LaoCai for night train back to HaNoi. Dinner in LaoCai. Sleep overnight on train. ( soft sleeper class). [B]

Day 6:Ha Noi

AM: Arrive HaNoi. Full day free at leisure. This evening : a show of water puppetry! [B]

Day 7:Ha Noi – Hue

Morning transfer to the airport for a flight to Hue. This afternoon we visit the Imperial Citadel. Two nights in Hue.[B]

Day 8: Hue

Visit to the Thien Mu Pagoda, Minh Mang and Khai Dinh tombs by boat on the Perfume River. Dinner at a bonsai garden restaurant. [B,D]

Day 9: Hue – Da Nang -Hoi An

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Drive overland to DaNang and Hoi An with sightseeing stops at Lang Co Lagoon, Hai Van Pass, the Cham Museum, Marble Mountains, China Beach. Overnight in Hoi An. [B]

Day 10: HoiAn – Nha Trang

Morning tour of the ancient town of Hoi An, then overland drive to Nha Trang (or fly). Lunch at a local restaurant. Two nights in Nha Trang. [B]

Day 11:Nha Trang

On today’s full day boat trip we can swim, snorkel and relax on island beaches. [B]

Day 12: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh city

Today we drive (or fly) to Ho Chi Minh City, where we spend three nights. [B]

Day 13:Ho Chi Minh city tour

Visit Ho Chi Minh City’s most important attractions today. [B]

Day 14:Ho Chi Minh – Mekong River Delta – HCM

Day trip to My Tho for a boat cruise on the Mekong River. Visit fruit gardens, a snake farm, and lunch at a local restaurant. Return to Ho Chi Minh City late in the day. [B]

Day 15: HCM

Free at leisure before transfer to airport for flight.[B]

Meals included: B= breakfast   L= lunch   D= dinner

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