Viet Nam The Real (24 days ) 2

Viet Nam The Real (24 days )

Hanoi, Mai Chau, SonLa, Black River, Lai Chau, SaPa, HaLong Bay, Hue, DaNang, Hoi An, Nha

Trang, Da Lat, Tay Ninh, Cu Chi, and Ho Chi Minh City

Three classified areas of Vietnam: the North, the Central, and the South, they all offer different characteristics, because of the weather, historical periods, and geographical. This 24 days trip to travel in a country with more than three thousand km of coast line with the sublime beauty of the country natural setting: brilliant green rice paddies, huge forests, thousands of rivers and lakes created fertile deltas, rocky mountain ranging from the North to the South, several world heritages: Hue, Hoi An, Ha Long, MySon. The country looks like the letter “S” with 54 peoples live in harmony together regardless of religion. Hurry up! come to see them before they integrate in to the modern life

Itinerary

Day 1: Meet at Hanoi International Airport and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2: Ha Noi

Hanoi city tour visits Hanoi’s most interest places: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, literature temple(the first university of Vietnam in1076 and also confucian worshiping place, old citadel of Hanoi, old quarter, museums, Ngoc Son temple…)  [B]

Day 3: Ha noi Mai Chau

Drive overland to Mai Chau, visit Thai and Muong villages. Dinner and overnight in stilt house of a ethnic Thai village. [B,L,D]

 

Vietnam countryside

 

Day 4: Mai Chau – SonLa

Drive to SonLa. PM: Visit the former French Prison. Overnight in hotel in SonLa. [B]

Day 5: Son La

Drive to Black River bank, where we spend one night in a village of the Thai people. [B,L,D]

Day 6: Son La

Start cruising up to the Black River by fishing boat. Visit several villages of ethnic minority people, where only few other tourists can have a chance to see . Picnic lunch. Dinner and sleep over night at a village on the bank of the river.  [B,L,D]

Day 7: Son La – Lai Chau

Continue boating trip towards LaiChau Town. In the afternoon arrive in LaiChau. Transfer to guest house. Picnic lunch, Dinner and over night in Hotel. [B,L,D]

Day 8: Lai Chau – Sapa

Overland drive to SaPa. Great scenery along the road, passing residences of different ethnic groups such ass Red H’Mong, Black Dzao, Lu, White H’Mong etc. Cross the highest in Vietnam Mountain Pass. Lunch at local restaurant. Check in hotel in SaPa. [B]

Day 9: Sapa

Day walk to villages of the Black H’Mong – Lao Chai and Ta Van villages. Overnight in hotel. [B]

Day 10: SaPa – Ha Noi

Overland drive to HaNoi. Lunch en route. Check in hotel. At leisure. [B,L]

Day 11: HaNoi – HalongViet Nam The Real (24 days ) 2AM: Drive to HaLong Bay. Load the boat for cruising through magnificent HaLong Bay to HaLong City. Visit a cave. Swimming. Lunch and dinner aboard the boat. Sleep on boat. [B,L,D]

Day 12: HaLong Cat Ba

AM: Arrive a small wharf. Start 18 km walking from VietHai village through the rain forest of CatBa National Park to where the car awaits. Transfer down town. Check in hotel. PM: Free at leisure. [B]

Day 13: CatBa – Hai Phong – Hue

AM: Catch a hydrofoil to HaiPhong. PM: back to Hanoi. Dinner. Evening: Transfer to railway station for the train to Hue. Soft sleeper class. [B]

Day 14: Hue

AM: Arrive in Hue. Transfer to hotel. Lunch. PM: Visit the Forbidden Citadel. Dinner at a bonsai garden restaurant. [B]

Day 15: Hue – Da Nang

AM: Visit TuDuc Tomb. PM: Overland drive to DaNang via LangCo beach and HaiVan Pass. Lunch at a restaurant by LangCo beach. Visit the Cham Sculpture Museum. Check in hotel. Dinner. [B]

Day 16: Da Nang – Hoi An

AM: Visit Marble Mountains and China Beach. Lunch at local restaurant. PM: Transfer on to HoiAn. Visit HoiAn ancient town. Stay over night in HoiAn . [B]

Day 17: Hoi An – Nha Trang

Day drive to NhaTrang passing SaHuynh and DaiLanh beaches. Lunch en route. Dinner and stay over night in Nha Trang. [B]

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Day 18: Nha Trang

AM: Free at leisure on the beach of Nha Trang. PM: Boat trip to the islands for snorkeling . Dinner in  ConSeTre island. Back to hotel. [B,L]

Day 19: Nha Trang- Da Lat

Overland drive to DaLat with a stop at Poklong Cham Towers and NgoanMuc mountain pass. Lunch en route. Dinner and over night in DaLat. [B]

Day 20: Da Lat

Morning soft trek near Da Lat. Afternoon at leisure. [B]

Day 21: DaLat – Ho Chi Minh city

Drive to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in HCM City. [B]

Day 22: HoChiMinh city

HoChiMinh city tour : Thong Nhat Conference Hall and History Museum, ChoLon, BinhTay Market, ThienHau Pagoda, VinhNghiem Pagoda and lacquerware factory. Back to hotel. Overnight in hotel.[B]

Day 23: HoChiMinh city

Drive to Tay Ninh to visit the Cao Dai Holy See, then to the underground tunnels at Cu Chi. [B]

Day 24: HoChiMinh city

Morning at leisure before you transfer you to the airport for your flight

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