Trip Length: 10 days|Trip Code: TAGT|Trip Style: Group tours|Trip Theme: Local Life, Culture, Cruise|Physical Rating: *****|Start/End Cities: Hanoi / Hanoi|Trip Price: USD $1111

Places visited: Ha Long Bay - Hue - Hoi An - Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh City - Phnom Penh - Bangkok

Discover vibrant Hanoi’s Old Quarter, cruise spectacular karst landscape of Halong, trace the dazzle royal vestiges in Hue, explore ancient port town Hoi An, soak up with sounds and sights of Ho Chi Minh City and taste the freshness of the Mekong Delta. This 10 days trip on a classic style with comfortable accommodation and transport on an easy pace along the S shaped lovely country proved to fit every traveler’s taste and surely bring you an unforgettable experience with best sceneries, rich culture, great foods, friendly people and much more…

OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • Cyclor ride though the Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Float along spectacular karst landscape of Halong
  • Wander through magnificent Royal Citadel of Hue
  • Shopping in quaint Hoi An
  • Get suntan on beach and soak in crystal water of Nha Trang
  • Explore the ‘rat hole’ tunnel of Cu Chi
  • Sip cafes au lait in Saigon
  • Paddle sampan along meandering canals of Mekong
  • Dig up recipes of tasty Vietnamese cuisin

Trip summary


  • Days 1-2: Hanoi
    • Enjoy the atmosphere of the city’s hustle and bustle street, tread through backstreets and delve deep into local life, visit magnificent Temple of Literature and sample authentic local cuisine.
  • Days 3-4: Ha Long Bay
    • Cruise spectacular nature landscape, visit amazing limestone cave, swim in crystal emerald water, paddle kayak through hidden lagoon, enjoy fresh seafood and great comfort overnight.
  • Days 5-6: Hue
    • Dig up the country’s history, admire dazzle royal relics, float the Perfume River on Dragon boat, reveal hidden charms of rustic country and savour a vegetarian feast in a pagoda.
  • Days 7-9: Hoi An
    • Walk the ancient streets of Hoi An, discover the vestiges of time on mossy roof and shuttered windows, indulge with fantastic shopping.
  • Days 10-12: Nha Trang
    • Get suntan on white sandy beach, discover the colorful marine life with snorkel mask and experience vibrant Nha Trang’s nightlife.
  • Days 13-15: Ho Chi Minh City - the Mekongdt Delta explore - Ho Chi Minh City
    • Stroll through Ben Thanh Market, explore the amazing Cu Chi tunnel, cruise the mighty Mekong River and sample the freshness of Mekong Delta
 

What's included in this trip?

Meal included
12 Breakfast, 4 Lunches, 3 Dinners

 
Transport
Private car/bus, boats, trains

 
Accommodation
Hotel (11nts), overnight train (2nt), boat (1nt)

 
Included activities
Hanoi: City tour to featured sights including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Temple of Literature, cyclo ride in the Old Quarter, water puppet show; Halong: overnight boat cruise, visit to humanity center & handicraft village; Hue: tour of Royal Citadel and Forbidden City, boat cruise on Perfume River, visit to Thien Mu Pagoda and Royal tomb; Hoi An: walking tour ancient town, countryside cycling; Ho Chi Minh City: cyclo tour city center, War remnant museum, Cu Chi tunnel, day tour to Mekong Delta

 
Tour does not include
Visa, International flights in and out the country, Laundry, Personal expenditures, Travel Insurance, Tips, Other than mentioned in the trip notes & itinerary.
 

Is this trip for you?

Trip style
Classic
Duration
15 days
Physical demand
phisycal rating
Price
US$ 1,390
 

GALERRY

Itinerary Details

Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. This lovely city boasts for its thousand years of history and is the cultural, political and economic centre of the country.
With its vibrant Old Quarter dotted with ancient temples in a maze of little streets lined with colorful shops and stalls, French colonial buildings and tree lined boulevards, tranquil lakes and graceful pagodas, elegant cafes and hustle street life, Hanoi is one of the liveliest and most charming cities in Asia.  
Wander through busy streets, soak up with sights, sounds and smells, uncover the history of a thousand years old capital and check out authentic local cuisine.
Activities today include a group meeting and welcome dinner in a cozy restaurant.

Summary of inclusions

transportation
Private vehicle
Internal flight
Boat
Sightseeing
Breakfast
Hotel in
Get private transfer to Halong City for an overnight cruise on Halong Bay. Boasts one of the most beautiful bays in the World, Halong Bay is a body of water of approximately 1,500 square kilometers that dotted with thousands of limestone islands, with spectacular shapes created by nature effects of wind and waves through million of years, jutting up from calm emerald water. The bay has been twice recognized by UNESCO as natural and cultural World Heritage for its exceptional cultural and natural values.  
Board the junk boat and cruise amongst spectacular natural landscape, visit floating villages, amazing limestone cave, swim in crystal emerald water, enjoy fresh seafood and overnight in great comfort beneath stars live sky.
On the way back to Hanoi, we will have a stop to visit a ceramic making village. The rest of the day is free for visiting some other Hanoi’s featured sights or last minute shopping.
This evening we will take a night train to Hue.

Summary of inclusions

transportation
Private vehicle
Internal flight
Boat
Sightseeing
Breakfast
Hotel in
We will arrive in Hue in the morning. Located in the central Vietnam, Hue is the old imperial capital and the treasure of the country’s royal past and known for its both historical values and beautiful natural landscapes.
Take a visit to the Hue's Ancient Citadel and Imperial City, wander through layers of time between the ruins and existing palaces, dig up the country’s history, admire dazzle royal relics and learn about the vicissitudes of the place.
On the next day we will take a dragon boat cruise on the Perfume River, visit to iconic Thien Mu Pagoda, the symbol of Hue, and one of the Royal Tombs that built along the line as the Royal Citadel in a beautiful natural setting of Hue hilly countryside.

Summary of inclusions

transportation
Private vehicle
Internal flight
Boat
Sightseeing
Breakfast
Hotel in
Take a drive through stunning countryside, verdant mountains and spectacular beach to Hoi An with stop to visit the Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass, and Marble Mountains.
Hoi An Ancient Town, one of World Heritages in the country, is a little charming town lines on the bank of Thu Bon River. The town used to be a trading port and a call on the sea route between the East and the West. Its charms with buildings, life style and atmosphere is exceptionally well preserved that combined to produce this unique heritage site.
Take a walking tour around Hoi An ancient town to visit the Hoi An market, ancient houses, temples, museum, the famous Japanese covered bridge and so on.
Enjoy your other day to wander around for fantastic shopping and sightseeing on your own or relax on the beach.

Summary of inclusions

transportation
Private vehicle
Internal flight
Boat
Sightseeing
Breakfast
Hotel in

Get transfer to Danang for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in the country and characterized by a vast array of sights and sounds with currents of people rushing about their life from early morning until midnight. The city contains in it a fascinating blend of old and new, East and West with new skyscrapers rising from amongst colonial vestiges and very hustle, dynamic street life.
Enjoy a cyclo ride to visit some of Saigon's feature places such as such as Notre-Dame Cathedral, War remnant Museum, Central Post Office and the Ben Thanh Market.

On the next day we will take full day tour to visit My Tho and Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta. Enjoy the lush and evergreen scenery of the most fertile land in the country, take a boat cruise on the mighty Mekong River, visit orchards and taste tropical fruits, observe local cottage industries and paddle little sampan on meandering canals along lush water coconut mangroves.
On the day 10th we will have our time free at own leisure until time for departure. Check with the hotel for checkout times and luggage storage possibilities. Safe travel!

Summary of inclusions

transportation
Private vehicle
Internal flight
Boat
Sightseeing
Breakfast
Hotel in

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Other than local travel insurance(s) included in sightseeing tickets at sites, Travel Authentic Asia does not provide any kind of travel insurance on the trip except required and paid separately from the tour price.

 

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