Day 01: Arrival - Hanoi (Meals: D)
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for relax. Dinner will be served at one of the nicest restaurants after brief discussion on tour. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02: Hanoi City Tour (Meals: B, L, D)
After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Hochiminh Complex for visit Hochiminh Mausoleum, Hochiminh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century. Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi.
PM: Visit ethnological museum then have cyclo in the old quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy water puppet show in the afternoon before dinner. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 03: Hanoi - Halong (Meals: B, L, D)
Pick up at your address in Hanoi at 8: 30 by Van and drive to Halong. Arrive at 12: 00noon. At Halong port, our Crew welcomes you on Dragon's Pearl Junk, enjoy welcome drink & check into your cabin. Lunch with seafood will be served right after. At 13: 00, boat starts 3.5 hours cruising into Halong bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Mat Qui (Monster’s face) islet, But Moc islet, Cap De islet, Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu cave, to a Floating Fishing village to se this unique way of life... and then explore Luon cave (from 16: 40 to 17: 30). There will be lots of time for swimming, sun bathing. Enjoy a great sunset dinner and relax under the starlit sky before retiring to the comfort of your cabin. Overnight on Deluxe Cruise in Halong Bay.
Day 04: Halong – Hanoi – Lao Cai (Meals: B, L, D)
Early risers can enjoy a morning view of Bay’s landscapes with a cup of tea, coffee, fresh fruits. Sitting on the upper deck, we can enjoy the breath - taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay. The quiet is almost eerie; we can hear birds singing, cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air and gentle breeze. And then explore Sung Sot (Amazing) cave (8.00 to 9: 00), swim and relax at Titop beach At 9: 24, boat start cruising back and brunch buffet will served from 10: 30 to 11: 30, check out procedure at 11: 35. Arrive at harbor by 12: 00 noon, and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 16: 00, relax then have dinner before escorted to Railway Station for night train to Lao Cai depart at 22: 00. Overnight on the night train.
Day 05: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat (Meals:B, L, D)
Upon arrival in Lao Cai (at: 06: 00), transferred to Sapa by car. Have breakfast. Relax. Your guide will meet you at hotel for short trek to Catcat village, the village of H'mong tribe in the valley, which remains very generally uncorrupted outside forces. Excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone and paddy fields of H'mong village. Enjoy some visits to local families and reach their customs. After the village down into the valley, the Cat Cat waterfall will be visible. A "White curtain "cascade appears, surrounded by flowery valley and deep-green pines. The rocks near the river and waterfall provide a marvelous place for picturesque photos and sunbathing during good weather… Overnight in Sapa.
Day 06: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Hanoi (Meals: B, L, D)
Breakfast before private car transferred to Lao Chai village, a village of Black H’mong. Short trek down to river to visit hill tribe house to see their living style and the local woman made their handicraft clothes. Further on along the road, the Tavan village where Dzay people staying can be seen. Visit the village and reach their customs. Trek back to main road and the car take you back to Sapa, transferred to Lao Cai for night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.
Day 07: Hanoi - Hue (Meals: B, L, D)
Today we board our own private boat for a five-hour cruise around the secluded and majestic Halong Bay. Situated in the Gulf of Tonkin, Halong Bay covers an area in excess of 1, 500 square km. Legend has it that a huge dragon fell to the earth, creating the natural wonder that is Halong Bay. Indeed Halong means 'descending dragon'. This UNESCO listed world heritage site is the perfect place to unwind amidst the towering limestone karsts. The islands contained within the Bay are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. One such cave was believed to have stored the wooden stakes that General Tran Hung Dao used to scupper the invading Mongol fleet in the 13th century. We have the chance to swim in the bay's emerald waters and also visit one of its many splendid caves.
Whilst on board our boat a wonderful seafood lunch will be served. There will be time for another swim after lunch, or if you prefer, you can simply laze around on deck and soak up the sunshine. In the afternoon we drive back to Hanoi. On the journey back to Hanoi we will stop at the Sao Do charity centre. This is a non-governmental organization run for disabled people. In the evening we board the famous Reunification Express for our southbound train to Hue. Overnight in Hue.
Day 08: Hue City tour (Meals: B, L, D)
AM: Visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Before leaving the site of Imperial city we visit Imperial Museum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai Dinh Tomb, have lunch
PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.
Day 09: Hue - Danang - Hoi An (Meals: B, L)
Drive to Hoian on the way visit Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach, via Danang and visit Cham Museum & Marble Mountain en route. Afternoon visit Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit the former merchants 'homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 10: Hoi An - Danang - Saigon (Meals: B, L)
AM: Free at your relax
PM: transferred to airport for flight to Saigon depart at 13: 30, upon arrival in Saigon, you will be picked up to hotel for relax and overnight. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 11: Saigon City tour (Meals: B, L)
Full day city tour, visit Former Presidential Palace, the War Crime Museum, the central complex of architecture: the Notre Dame Cathedral, the City Hall, the Municipal Theater, Xa Loi Pagoda, where keeps the glass vase that on its central altar contains the heart of Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk who felt so strongly about the in humane treatment of his fellows that he committed suicide by burning on June 11, 1963 as a final protest, visit Ben Thanh market and China town. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 12: Saigon - My Tho - Can Tho (Meals: B, L)
8: 00 Pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the stilhouse and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise Island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family business where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son Island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returning to My Tho by rowing boat. Proceed to Can Tho. Check in on arrival. Overnight in Can Tho City.
Day 13: Phong Dien - Cai Rang - Saigon (Meals: B, L)
8: 00 After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sense right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the “monkey Bridge “in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. Return to Hochiminh city. Stop for visit & rest at the Bonsai garden in My Tho. Finish the trip around 17h30pm in HCMC. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 14: Saigon - Departure (Meals: B)
Free time until transferred to airport for your ongoing flight. End of our services.