Vietnam colorful 15 days
Category: Vietnam Classic Tours
Duration: 15 days 14 nights
Itinerary: Hanoi - Ha Long - Cat Ba island - Sapa - Ho Chi Minh city - Cu Chi Tunne - My Tho
Day 1: Ha Noi arrival (D)
Welcome to Viet Nam. Meet your tour guide and driver at the airport at 13h45. We leave the rest of the day to you to explore the capital city, Hanoi.
It will be a nice experience sitting in a café drinking a cup of rich, dark local coffee and watching the people outside of the window doing their business or on the way to work. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
08h00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side and have a short break on the way.
12h30: Arrive in Ha long city, checking in the boat. After checking in the room, enjoy the lunch with one of the following options: Vietnamese food, seafood or vegetarian food, and so on.
13h30: We’ll take the fantastic cruise from Bai Chay wharf through Ha Long. On the way, you’ll have chance to sightsee many beauty spots of the world natural heritage, including: Fighting Cock islet- the symbol of Ha Long, Incense Urn islet, Finger island, Toad islet, Dog islet, Dragon, Horse Neck, Buffalo Head Islet, and many other strange shapes of islands. Especially, you’ll have opportunity to explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave - famous for its stalagmites and stalactites.
16.30: Arrive at Titiov Island, free time for swimming and then do kayaking through Luon cave. Enjoy the exciting feelings of swimming, sunbathing and kayaking among the World Natural Wonder. All make you feel like being in a different world, which likes in your dream.
18.30: Have dinner with fresh Seafood. Then you can take part in the Cuttle-fishing Contest and taste your "results" immediately. Overnight on the cruise
Day 3: Ha long – Cat Ba island (B/L/D)
AM: Have breakfast on the way to Catba Island.
08h.30: The Bus will pick you up from Gia luan habour to National Park- the home to 32 types of mammals and about 2000 species of flora. Take a short trek through the forest and climb up the Ngu Lam Mountain. From the peak of the mountain you can see the whole landscapes of Cat Ba Island, especially all the photographs you can take are the priceless presents to your family and your friends. After that, the guide takes you come to your hotel and have lunch.
PM: The guide takes you to Lan Ha bay for kayaking to discover natural sceneries and Monkey Island and surroundings. After that it’s time for you to go around the Cat Ba town for sightseeing, shopping. In the evening, you are free.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in CatBa island. Free time at night to explore the Caba Town.
Day 4: Cat Ba island - Ha Long - Ha Noi (B/L)
AM: After breakfast at hotel, Leave Cat Ba Island for Ha Long City. Arrive at Ha Long Port at 10h.30, and then have lunch. Depart to Ha Noi to come hotel at 16.00 pm. Free and take shower at our mini hotel before transferring to Hanoi railway station to Sapa, Lao Cai. Overnight on train. (Shower in hotel)
Day 5: Laocai – Bac Ha Market – Sapa (Sunday) (B/L/D)
Pick you up at Lao Cai train station, transfer to Bac Ha town. You have breakfast on half way.
Located at 110km from Sapa, Bac Ha mountain town is well-known by travelers with the most colorful market of the hill tribes in the North of Vietnam. This every-Sunday-market attended by at least 8 ethnic groups and last from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It is also chance for tourists to discover the H’mong King’s palace (old building built by the French & Chinese).
In the afternoon, we go for a light trek to visit Ban Pho, the village is home to flower H’mong minority. We are invited to enter several local houses to have some green tea, corn wine, listen to the host talking about their family, talk to them… and then enjoy landscapes on a roundabout way to Bac Ha for get back to Lao Cai to continue up to Sapa.
Overnight at the hotel in Sa Pa.
Day 6: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai (B/L/D)
Lao Chai village, a Black Hmong ethnic minority village. You will then be able to walk from Lao Chai to Tavan village where the Giay ethnic minority hill tribe lives. Here you will be able to rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your guide in a local house.
After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dao ethnic minority village. After taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, you start climbing uphill to a road where the car is ready for your journey back to Sapa. Overnight in Sapa
Day 7: Sapa - Sin chai - camping site 2300m (B/L/D)
Breakfast and relaxing Coffee at hotel.
9.30 start by bus and all Equipments for the Hard trek. It will be 25minutes Driving: Sapa to Sin chai village
At 10.00 we embark on the first part of the ascent. We begin with a trek in the low Land of 1300m through rice terraced paddies and some of the villages of the H'mong minority people. Once we reach an elevation of 1,700 m we will stop for lunch and an energy boost before climbing up to the first peak at an elevation of 2,300. Here we will set up camp for the night.
25m Driving, 5-7h trek
Day 8: Trek to second base camp (2800m) (B/L/D)
Fanxipan Peak 3143m
After our first night on the mountain we set out for the seven-hour trek to our second camp. As we continue on we will pass through primary forest containing giant, centuries old pine trees and expanses of yellow bamboo. Our continuing trek will take us to an altitude of 2,900m, where we will stop for lunch. That is also our Base Campping, we can leave unnecessary luggage in the Camp which is taked care by our Porter who is also prepare Our big Dinner too! reach to the Highest Peak!
After Lunch We climb to the roof of Vietnam: Fansipan Peak. The final climb will only take around three hours. Once at the summit we will spend some time soaking up the best panorama in Vietnam. While relaxing we will have some Light Snacks, before descending back to our second camp where we left our equipment. Here we will spend our 2nd night on the mountain. After That we trek downhill to an elevation of 2800m where we spend 1 more Night campping for the second night in view of the summit.
6-8h trekking up Mountain. A Hard Day
Day 09: Trek to Ban Ho Village - drive to Sapa – Night train to Hanoi (B/L/D)
Today it's downhill just about all the way. Following breakfast we begin our descent and reach Sapa by around lunch time. Half day use room at hotel in Sapa for shower and refresh.
The afternoon will then be free to explore the charms of Sapa town and take over night train back to Hanoi. Train departs at 21:15 and arrives in Hanoi at 5 am.
4-5h trek, 30minutes Driving bach to sapa.
Day 10: Ha Noi - City tour (B/L)
Transfer to visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and simple stilted house, the Confucian Temple of Literature, site of the first university in Vietnam, the One Pillar Pagoda...
In the afternoon, you will visit the Ethnology museum and back to Hotel before 17h30… Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 11: Ha Noi – Ho Chi Minh city (Sai Gon as old name) (B/L/D)
Morning, transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh city by Vietjet Air at 11h35. Arrival city, check in hotel.
Afternoon, walking around center city, visit Ben Thanh market. Overnight in hotel.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh city tour (B/L/D)
Morning, you will visit the Reunification Hall and the former US Embassy. Historically, both buildings symbolize the deep scars of this once war-torn country. You also have the chance to see the Notre Dame Cathedral and general post office that was reportedly designed Gustaf Eiffel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 13: Cu Chi tunnels – Cao Dai temple (B/L/D)
After breakfast, drive to the extraordinary Cu Chi tunnels, just outside Ho Chi Minh. During the war for independence, Viet Cong guerillas built the labyrinth of narrow tunnels virtually underneath U.S. bases, using them to hide during bombing raids and to stage surprise attacks. Then continue to visit Tay Ninh to visit Cao Dai Temple, the holy temple of Caodaism and attend its noon prayer before transfer back to city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh city – My Tho (Mekong delta) (B/L/D)
Heading out of the town, we travel by roads to the Mekong Delta, Vietnam's largest rice bowl. On arrival in My Tho, we embark on a boat navigating around the intricate small canals in the delta region, which is a great way to observe the local lifestyle close-up and catch a view dotted by many islands. The exciting excursion will pass the lush green vegetation before arriving at the famous Unicorn Island. Here we have opportunities to stroll around an orchard, taste many seasonal fruits and enjoy wonderful traditional music. The next stop of our trip is Ben Tre Province to visit some fascinating local industries. After feasting on a huge lunch we return to Ho Chi Minh, stopping off along the way to see the beautiful Vinh Trang Pagoda. Overnight in HCM city.
Day 15: Ho Chi Minh departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel and free for shopping until the time transfer to the airport for international flight. The trip ends here.
B: Breakfast, L: Lunch; D: Diner
Price package per pax based on group: Please contact with us
• Transfer and transportation on Tour with private vehicle.
• Professional experienced English-speaking guide at each destination.
• Cruise in Ha Long on Junk (02days/01nite) with Shared Junk and Private Cabin
• Boat to Cat ba and visit fish village
• AC 4 berth soft sleeper train (join cabin)
• Equipment for cooking
• Extra services for Fansipan trip: Cook; Porters; Fees and permits where applicable
• Boat cruise in Mekong Delta
• All Entrance Fee
• Full board meals ( kosher food, Israeli and local cooks)
• Domestic airfare (economic class)
• Water on coach
• Meals not mentioned in the program
• Visa processing & Stamping Fee at Hanoi airport
• Personal Insurance
• Personal expenses (Highly recommend to take your own insurance before your departure)
• Tip for guides, driver
• All the other not mentioned above.
For more information on this tour, please contact us at:
- Head Office: Suite 706, No.142 Le Duan Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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