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INSIGHTS OF VIETNAM 15 DAYS for Desiree from South Africa (2019)

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INSIGHTS OF VIETNAM 15 DAYS for Desiree from South Africa (2019)

 

 

Insights of Vietnam 15 days

 

(Hanoi –  Halong bay – Hue – Danang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh city – Mekong Delta – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh city – Phu Quoc island)

 

(Private tour for 4 adults, except travelling to Halong bay with a returned shuttle bus trip Hanoi – Halong- Hanoi; Joining Halong bay cruise with other passengers with 02 private cabins provided, 02 double or Twin rooms provided)

 

( Tour Period of validity: 09 – 23 April, 2019)

 

 

INSIGHTS OF VIETNAM 15 DAYS for Desiree from South Africa (2019)

 

 

ITINERARY

 

 

DAY 1 (09 April, 2019)  : HANOI ARRIVAL – FREE & EASY (none)

 

  • Welcome to Hanoi Noi Bai international airport
  • You are welcomed by Impress Travel’s guide & driver then it takes about 50 minutes by vehicle to get into Hanoi city. . ( Note: hotel official check in is from 14:00, hotel early check in is NOT included, and is subject to hotel availability and regulation; hotel early check in can be available on request)
  • Free & easy and meals on own arrangement
  • Overnight in in hotel in Hanoi city

 

Day Inclusions: Private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, hotel accommodation, water

 

DAY 2 (10 April, 2019)  : HANOI CITY TOUR FULL DAY  (B, L)

 

  • Hotel breakfast
  • Pick up from hotel, sightseeing tour begins  with a visit to the President Ho Chi Minh complex, including the President’s Mausoleum (Note: The Mausoleum is closed on Monday, Friday, every afternoon, whole from 15 June – 15 August for annual mantenance), the near by Presidential Palace (view from outside only), Uncle Ho’s house on stilts, Uncle Ho’s fish pond, and the famous One Pillar pagoda which was designed resembled a lotus flower.
  • Next is a visit to the Temple of Literature – the Temple is dedicated to Confucius -Founder of the Confucianism in China, the Confucian theories, which have had a great influences to millions of people in the Asia later on, this very special Temple also functioned as Vietnam’s first National University founded in the 11th Century.
  • Visit Museum of Ethnology which is one of finest most interesting Museum in Hanoi which introduces and display about the culture of 54 Group of people reside in Vietnam
  • Tour is continued with a visit to the Hoan Kiem lake which is the most beautiful lakes in central Hanoi capital city and also include the Jade island and entering the Ngoc Son temple (located on the Jade island)
  • Back to Hotel, free & easy to have own dinner on own arrangement
  • Free time & overnight in in hotel in Hanoi city

 

Day Inclusions: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fees, water puppet show tickets, hotel accommodation, water

 

 

Hanoi - Halong

 

 

DAY 3 (11 April, 2019): HANOI – HALONG BAY – OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE (B, L, D)

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel, check out
  • Pick up at 07:30 from your hotel to travel to Halong Bay ( distance 160km, a stop for a break time on half way for a refreshment ).
  • You enjoy the drive and sightseeing the peaceful country side scenery during the bus trip (4 hours), we arrive at the at Ha Long bay sea port at around noon time
  • At 12.00 noon, you aboard the cruise, check in & enjoy a welcome drink while your cabin will be asigned.
  • Check in your cabin and put your luggage in, relax and may do a short inspection tour by moving around the cruise to descover about the cruise’s architecture & design
  • Relax, sightseeing and taking photographs before lunch is served.
  • A sumptuous lunch with fresh seafood meal will be served while cruise slowly gliding out into the Halong bay.
  • It’s a wonderful opportunity to admire thousands of islands and islets with magnificent caves and grottoes at the inside the islands, admiring sparkling stalactites and stalagmites like germs and listening to the legends of the Dragons and the land and sea scape in the area,
  • You may enjoy extra activities organized on board (depends on each cruise’ program, such as visiting a floating village, going for kayaking (notice: extra activities subject to availability, kayking fee is on own expense, can be available on request at Cruise’s reception)
  • Relax on cruise during the happy hours or may join in a cooking demonstration, watching the sunset on Cruise.
  • Dinner is served on cruise
  • After dinner, free at leisure time to relax on Cruise and socialize with other guests or can join in some other evening activities such as squid fishing…,
  • Overnight in your cabin on the Cruise.

 

Inclusion: Hotel breakfast, shuttle bus A/C transfer, local English speaking tour guide on Cruise only, entrance fee, cruise in Ha Long bay with full meals on board, water

 

 

DAY 4 (12 April, 2019): HALONG BAY CRUISE TOUR – HANOI – FLIGHT TO HUE (B, L)

 

  • Early bird risers may be awarded a great chance to enjoy the sunrise and enjoy the amazingly peaceful breath-taking beauties of Ha Long Bay’s seascape in early morning.
  • Refresh your body & soul with a Tai-chi martial art less on on the   sundeck.
  • Breakfast will be served
  • You continue enjoy the sightseeing tour on the cruise until noon time, sightseeing, taking photographs & relax on board
  • At about 09:30 – 10:00, packup your luggage and check out your cabin while cruising returning to the boat pier.
  • Lunch will be served on Cruise ( or in restaurant in land in Halong city, depends on different cruise’s program)
  • 11:30 am – Return to prier, and disembark the Cruise & say fare well to all crew member,
  • Meet again the driver and the bus for another 4 driving back to Hanoi,
  • On arrival back to central Hanoi city, you will be picked up transferred to the Noi Bai airport for a short flight to Hue city
  • On arrival in Hue city Airport, pick up and transfer to hotel for check in
  • Free & easy time & overnight at the hotel in Hue

 

Inclusions: breakfast, shuttle bus A/C land transfer, lunch, local English speaking tour guide on Cruise, entrance fee, Halong cruise – disembark at noon time, hotel accommodation, water

 

DAY 5 (13 April, 2019) : HUE CITY TOUR & BOAT TRIP   (B, L)

 

  • Have breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Hue Imperial City, including the Hue citadel, the Flag tower, main entrance gate with the Noon Gate with the Five Foenix Pavilions, entering through the gate to visit the Thai Hoa Palace ( the great Harmony Palace where Nguyen Kings held court ), the Royal Theatre, Nine Dynasty Urns, Five Phoenix Tower
  • Lunch is served at restaurant
  • In the afternoon, tour is continued with a visit to King Minh Mang Tomb, Minh Mang is one of the greatest kings of the Nguyen Dynasty, and the King’s Royal Tomb is also one of the most majestic, where man made architecture fit harmoniously into the surrounding beauties of the natural landscape.
  • Tour continued with a visit to the King Khai Dinh’s Tomb, which was constructed in harmonious blend of Western and Oriental architecture.
  • Aboard a small dragon boat trip on the Perfume River to enjoy the landscape along two banks of Huong river, boat trip ends at pier where you get off for a visit to the Thien Mu Pagoda ( Celestial Lady Pagoda ), one of the oldest and most beautiful Pagoda in Hue, and listening to the tale about the Celestial Lady and how the Pagoda was contructed.
  • Return to the hotel, free & easy
  • Overnight at the hotel in Hue

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, lunch, entrance fee, hotel accommodation, water

 

 

Hue Hoi An tour

 

 

DAY 6 (14 April, 2019): HUE – DANANG – HOI AN (B, L)

 

  • After breakfasat at your hotel.
  • You enjoy your free time at leisure or visit the Dong Ba Market & check out the hotel
  • Leaving Hue, we depart to Hoian, stopover on the summit of the Hai Van Mountain Pass (of 30 km length) for a sightseeing tour and taking photographs from the top of the mountain.. (it is from the top of the Hai Van Mount Pass, where you may see a breathaking scenery of the panoramic view of the Eastern Sea especially the white sandy Lang Co Beach all in your vision)
  • On arrival Danang city, lunch is served
  • In the afternoon, we take a visit to the Cham Museum to learn about the Cham people’s history, culture, and especially architecture and sculpture with stones, temples and towers, these are truly magnificient & unique artworks of a people who once found and developted a very brilliantly Empire and civilazation from about the 4th until the 13th centuties and in the land where present day is the central part of Vietnam
  • Next is a visit the Marble mountain which is a cluster of five hills made from limestone and marble, and named after the 5 essential elements including metal, wood, water, fire and earth, , Marble Mountains are a well-known pilgrimage site with peaks, caves, tunnels and temples all just waiting to be discovered.
  • On arrival in Hoi An, check in the hotel and overnight at the hotel in Hoi An
  • Drive to Hoi An, check in your hotel, this is a very good chance for you to get some clothes tailored by your own fashions and style.
  •  Free time & Overnight in Hoi An

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, hotel accommodation, water

 

 

DAY 7 (15 April, 2019) :  HOI AN – COUNTRYSIDE TOUR - FISHING - BIKING - COOKING- FARMING (B, Local family Lunch)

 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Am: Pick up from the hotel in Hoi An and takes you to Cam Nam fishing village to learn fishing for more experience under the instruction of the local people, especially, you will practice how to catch fish, how to cast a fish net into the river… next, proceed to the green Bay Mau water coconut forest, where you will get a chance to row a basket boat and using a fishing tool to catch field crabs while admiring the tranquil atmosphere of the real peaceful countryside area once the revolutionary base of Hoi An in the past, Leaving the coconut forest, you will be transferred and to ride a bicycle for visiting Tra Que Vegetable Village, You will ride through peaceful villages and enjoy the beauties of the countryside of surrounding area in Hoi An.
  • On arrival Tra Que, you are welcomed with the friendly smiles and special drink; “E” water or local tea.
  • It is here that you will have a chance to do a cooking class with the family, under the instruction of the house owner, you will practice how to prepare ingredients, and cook the Hoi An special authentic dishes.
  • Have lunch at the local family.
  • Pm: You will dress in farming clothes, take a short walk around to visit the garden where local farmers work and use the traditional methods without having electrical machines support. After that you are under the instruction of household; he will show you how to prepare and make the land, you fertilize green manure before growing vegetables. Watering the vegetables, which you have just grown, is the last activity in the procedure of planting them. After that, you come back the house to relax by soaking your feet in Vietnamese herbs. This is one of the ways to refresh ourselves after the hard time in garden of Vietnamese.  Then you be transferred back your hotel in Hoi An.
  • Free time and overnight in Hoian

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, local boat, basket boat and fishing tools, bicycle & helmet, entrance fees, cooking clas, lunch, hotel accommodation, water

 

DAY 8  (16 April, 2019) : HOI AN WALKING TOUR –  FLIGHT TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B, L)

 

  • Have breakfast at hotel.
  • This morning you will take a tour to wandering around the old streets to visit Hoi An ancient town including the Japanese Covered Bridge, the beautiful Chinese Assembly Halls, the Phuoc Kien Pagoda, and the local market…
  • Lunch is served at restaurant
  • You are free & easy before being transferred to Danang Airport for a short flight to HCM city
  • On arrival in HCM city, being picked up and transferred to Hotel in HCM city
  • Free time & overnight in HCM city

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, hotel accommodation, water

 

DAY 9  (17 April, 2019): HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR – CU CHI TUNNELS   (B, L)

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • 08:00am, the sightseeing tour begins with a visit to the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office
  • The Reunification Palace
  • The War Remnants Museum
  • Lunch is served at restaurant
  • Watching a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. For those interested there’s even the opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, hotel accommodation, water

 

 

Ho Chi Minh City Tours

 

 

DAY 10  (18 April, 2019)  : HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG  – CAI BE – VINH LONG – CAN THO   (B, L)

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Pick up from the hotel, and transfer you to Mekong River Delta to Cai Be.
  • On arrival, start your tour with a visit to Cai Be floating market place (the market is most busy in very early morning only, which is a very typical floating market in the Mekong delta region).
  • Our boat will stop for a visit to some local factories making Coconut candies, rice crispy cakes, rice papers making workshop, you will have chance to visit to some Ancient houses typical of local land lords in the early 20th century, with the blend of Oriental and Western architectural styles
  • A delicious lunch will be served at a local house in the cool shade of An Binh Island’s orchards.
  • In the afternoon, take a traditional rowboat and venture deeper into the countryside, floating through narrow canals to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Stop at a nursery garden to discover how farmers along the delta produce their world famous fruits and vegetables.
  • The cruise ends around 3:30 PM in Vinh Long, meet again our driver for a drive further to Can Tho city
  • On arrival in Can Tho, check in the hotel, free & easy
  • Free time & overnight at hotel in Can Tho city

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, hotel accommodation, water

 

 

DAY 11 (19 April, 2019): CAN THO – BOAT TRIP TO FLOATING MAKRET – HO CHI MINH CITY – FLIGHT TO PHU QUOC (B, L)

 

  • Let’s take an early bird  get up for breakfast before taking a motor-boat along the river to visit the Cai Rang floating Market, perhaps one of the most colorful and unique of all kind of local markets in Vietnam, hundreds of boats with full of stuffs of all kinds have flocked to the Market for exchanging their products (note: the Market is most busy in very early morning only)
  • We continue the cruise and walk on a quite country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the residents as they go about their daily routines. Visit a noodle factory, and tropical fruit gardens like papaya, mango, pineapple…
  • Spend a short time for cycling around the village will give you a fantastic way to experience local life. We say goodbye your host and drive back to Hồ Chí Minh City.
  • Lunch will be served at a local restaurant on the way.
  • On arrival back to Ho Chi Minh city, transfer to the Airport for a short flight to Phu Quoc island
  • On arrival Phu Quoc airport, pick up and transfer to hotel for check in
  • Free & easy and overnight at the hotel in central Duong Dong Town in Phu Quoc island

 

Day inclusions: Hotel Breakfast, A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide, lunch, boat trip to floating Market of Cai Rang, Entrance fee, water, Hotel in Phu Quoc

 

 

DAY 12 (20 April, 2019) : PHU QUOC ISLAND – FREE & EASY AT BEACH (B)

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • You enjoy your free & easy at leisure time for relaxing and or going to the beach
  • All meals on own arrangement and own payment
  • Free time & Overnight at hotel in Danang city

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, hotel accommodation in Phu Quoc island

 

 

Phu Quoc Island

 

 

DAY 13 (21 April, 2019) : PHU QUOC ISLAND – FREE & EASY AT BEACH (B)

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • You enjoy your free & easy at leisure time for relaxing and or going to the beach
  • All meals on own arrangement and own payment
  • Free time & Overnight at hotel in Danang city

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, hotel accommodation in Phu Quoc island

 

 

DAY 14 (22 April, 2018) : PHU QUOC – FREE & EASY – FLIGHT BACK TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B)

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • You enjoy your more free & easy at leisure time for relaxing in the morning, check out before 12:00 mid noon
  • In the afternoon, pick up and transfer (without guide) to the Phu Quoc Airport for a short flight to return Ho Chi Minh city
  • On arrival in the Ho Chi Minh city Airport, pick up by our driver (without guide) and transfer to hotel for  recheck in for overnight
  • Free time & Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city

 

Inclusion: hotel breakfast, Airport transfers, hotel accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city,

 

 

DAY 15  (23 April, 2018) : HO CHI MINH CITY – FARE WELL (B)

 

  • Enjoy your time at leisure.
  • You will be transferred to the Ho Chi Minh city airport via your schedule flight back home or continue seeing other cities in Vietnam.
  • We hope you enjoyed your trip and see you again!

 

Inclusion:  hotel breakfast, private A/C transfer, hotel accommodation – check out before 12:00 mid-day

 

 

Land tour price in USD: $835USD/ per person

 

Single room Supplement: $365USD

 

(Only be surcharged if any guest needs to stay in a single room for whole nights only, otherwise not surcharged)

 

Additional price for Airfare for the local flights with Vietnam Airlines:

 

Flight Hanoi – Hue: $105USD/ per One Way ticket

Flight Danang – Ho Chi Minh city: $105USD/ per One Way ticket

Returned Flights Ho Chi Minh city – Phu Quoc – Ho Chi Minh city: $210USD/ per returned ticket

(Note: Economy class, Airport tax included, 7 kg hand carry allowance/ pax, 20kg storage luggage allowance/ pax, AIRFARE is subject to change without prior notice by the Vietnam Airlines)

 

 

What's included in this trip

 

  • A/C accommodation with with daily breakfast (02 Double or Twin rooms sharing)
  • A/C transfer from Airports to hotel and other tourist destinations according to the itinerary
  • Returned shuttle bus trip between Hanoi - Ha Long Bay
  • 2 day 1 night on Cruise trip in Halong Bay (joining with other passengers, 02 Cabins, full meals on board
  • Kayaking in Halong bay
  • Boat trip in Hue city, on the Perfumed River
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary. (Breakfast = 14; Lunch = 10; Dinner = 1)
  • English speaking guides as specified
  • Entrance fees & addmissions according to tour itinerary
  • Boat trip in Mekong in Cai Be
  • Boat trip in Can Tho to floating market
  • Mineral water

 

What's excluded in this trip

 

  • All international and domestic flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa for Vietnam
  • Airport taxes
  • Flight tickets Hanoi – Hue, Da Nang – Ho Chi minh, Returned flight from Ho Chi Minh city – Phu Quoc – Ho Chi Minh city
  • All other meals not mentioned
  • Tips for tour guide, driver and other tour service attendants
  • Tour guide in Phu Quoc
  • Any sightseeing tour program in Phu Quoc island
  • Other personal expenses not mentioned
  • Early check in and late check out ( Notice: official hotel check in is at 14:00, official hotel check out time is 12:00 mid-noon )

 

3 STAR HOTELS & CRUISE IN HALONG BAY SELECTED (OPTION 1)

 

Destination

Hotel Category

HOTEL NAMES, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITES

Hanoi

3 STAR

ADAMAS HOTEL, SUPERIOR

http://adamashanoihotel.com/

Ha Long Bay

3 STAR

SWAN CRUISE - DELUXE

http://swancruiseshalong.com/

Hue

3 STAR

MIDTOWN HOTEL – DELUXE

http://midtownhotelhue.com/about.html

Hoi An

3 STAR

VENUS HOTEL – Deluxe Balcony

http://hoianvenushotel.com/

Ho Chi Minh city

3 STAR

HA HIEN HOTEL – SUPERIOR

http://hahienhotel.com.vn/

Can Tho city

3 STAR

HAU GIANG HOTEL - DELUXE

http://www.haugianghotel.vn

Hotel in Phu Quoc

3 STAR

ORANGE RESORT – STANDARD GARDEN VIEW

https://orangeresort.vn/

 

The hotels and cruise are subject to change to other category in case of fully booked

 

 

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HEAD OFFICE IN HANOI

 

Add: 125 Hoang Ngan, 3rd Floor, Hoang Ngan Plaza Building, Trung Hoa, Hanoi
Tel: (+84) 24 666 40 777, Instant Contact: (+84) 912 379 189 - Mr. Alex
Email: hanoi@impresstravel.com 

REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN HO CHI MINH CITY

 

Add: R. 0468, 4th Flr, River Gate Building, 151 - 155 Ben Van Don str., Dist. 4, HCM
Tel: (84) 28. 3914 7038, Insstant Contact: (+84) 9 66 99 59 88 - Mr.Tommy
Email: saigon@impresstravel.com

 

 

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