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VIETNAM TOUR PACKAGE – 18 DAYS

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VIETNAM TOUR PACKAGE – 18 DAYS

(HANOI – HALONGBAY – HUE – HOI AN – NHA TRANG - HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA – MUI NE BEACH)

 

This is a two-and-a-half-weeks holiday is ideal for the travelers whose want to see the majestic beauty of Vietnam, this holiday begins from one thousand years old of Hanoi city, up to Sapa for beautiful trek, then spending time in Halong bay, your holiday is continued to the Center of Vietnam where is famous for Hue old capital and Hoi An. Holiday is going to finish in Saigon after discover the beauty of Mekong river and relaxing on the most beautiful beach in Mui Be (220 km from Ho Chi Minh City)

 

TOUR IN BRIEF:

 

  • DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (D)
  • DAY 2: HANOI CITY TOUR & NIGHT TRAIN TO SAPA (B, L)
  • DAY 3: SAPA ARRIVAL & EASY TREKKING TO CAT CAT VILLAGE (B, L)
  • DAY 4: SAPA TREKKING TO LAO CHAI-TA VAN  & NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B, L)
  • DAY 5: HANOI ARRIVAL & TRANSFER TO HALONG BAY (B, L, D)
  • DAY 6: HALONG CRUISING & TRANSFER TO HANOI THEN FLIGHT TO HUE (B, L)
  • DAY 7: BOAT TRIP ON HUONG RIVER TO THIEN & HUE IMPERIAL CITY TOUR (B, L)
  • DAY 8: LEAVING HUE THEN TRANSFER TO HOI AN (B)
  • DAY 9: A FREE DAY AT LEISURE TO EXPLORE HOI AN BY YOURSELF (B)
  • DAY 10: LEAVING HOI AN TO DA NANG FOR FLIGHT TO NHA TRANG (B)
  • DAY 11: NHA TRANG BOAT TRIP (B, L)
  • DAY 12: NHA TRANG FLIGHT  TO HO CHI MINH CITY & CITY TOUR (B, L)
  • DAY 13: CAO DAI TEMPLE – CU CHI TUNNELS (B, L)
  • DAY  14: HO CHI MINH CITY - BEN TRE – MY THO SAIGON(B, L)
  • DAY  15: SAIGON TO MUI NE BEACH (B, L)
  • DAY  16: MUI BE BEACH(B)
  • DAY  17: MUI BE BEACH – HO CHI MINH CITY(B, D)
  • DAY  18: HO CHI MINH CITY DEPARTURE(B)

 

 

 

TOUR IN DETAILED

 

  • WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HANOI ARRIVAL – WALKING STREET FOOD TOUR (D)
  • Welcome to Hanoi, Impress Travel Team will be await for you at Noi Bai Airport, your welcome sign name to recognize  where is Impressers then as following what are you doing in the first day:
  • HA NOI ARRIVAL:  Arriving in Hanoi, our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
  • LUNCH TIME: It is free time after you check in hotel, you will have your own lunch or relaxing at hotel.
  • HANOI WALKING STREET FOOD TOUR - 3 HOURS: We eat as we go, trying seasonal fruits and sampling a tasty French-inspired snack from a street cart. Walking through the maze of bustling streets that make up Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Hanoi dish Banh Cuon at a local eatery . Our next two snack stops are at outdoor barbeque stalls. We sit down with the Hanoi locals and sample various meat, vegetable and bread specialties that are flame grilled over hot coals for extra flavour. It’s then time for dessert as we venture down a small alley to join in the local tradition of feasting on fresh fruit served in a cup and smothered with crushed iced and condensed milk – this speciality is one not to be missed!. Your local guide will then take you to one of Hanoi’s best kept secrets, a hidden street food restaurant to taste top ten street foods in Hanoi is Banh My Hanoi, Vietnamese Rice Wine and famous Egg Coffee
  • HANOI BY NIGHT: Overnight in Hanoi, basicly we offer your hotel is located in the center of Hanoi – old quarter where you can take easy walking to explore the stores, to find out good places to drinks & eatings at night.

 

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED TODAY: Tour guide, hotel, private A/C transfer to pick up, street food tour as for dinner with local tour guide

 

 

DAY 2: HANOI CAPITAL CITY TOUR & NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B, L)

 

  • Impress Travel Team will come to your hotel and pick you up for getting started from your hotel at 800 AM then getting starting for an amazing city tour as following most of attractive visisting places in Hanoi:
  • HO CHI MINH PRESIDENT COMPLEX: Leaving hotel then transfer to visit this outstanding place. It is including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of the Vietnamese great father or uncle Ho, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt House – where he lived on and off from 1958 to 1969
  • ONE PILLAR PAGODA: This pagoda is a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square lake. Leave One Pillar Pagoda 
  • WEST LAKE & TRAN QUOC PAGODA: It is an oldest pagoda in Hanoi, located beside of West Lake.
  • LUNCH is served by Vietnamese cuisine and asian style food, if you don’t like vietnamese food or have a speacial request on food you please let travel consultant know we will arrange a suitable food for you.
  • TEMPLE OF LITERATURE: As you know a Temple of Confucius in Hanoi, northern Vietnam. The temple hosts the "Imperial Academy", Vietnam's first national university. The temple was built in 1070 at the time of Emperor Ly Thanh Tong.
  • VIETNAM MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY: This museum is very particular & most interesting one in Hanoi with many different things relating the 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups.
  • HOAN KIEM LAKE AND NGOC SON TEMPLE: Here is the last places to visit for city tour, we will walk around the lake and visit Ngoc Son temple before have a Cyclo Tour.
  • TAKE A HOUR ON CYCLO: To ride around the old quarter, it is great and experienced of wathcing the busy & narrow streets in the old quarter from CYCLO.
  • DINNER: This dinner will be arranged by yourself that should be have dinner before leaving hotel for night train.
  • NIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI:  Impressers pick you up at hotel, then transfer to Hanoi night train station where for night train to Lao Cai – stay overnight on train for 8 hours.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED TODAY: Privte A/C transfer, tour guide, hotel, breakfast, lunch, cyclo, entrance fee, night train to Sapa

 

 

DAY 3: SAPA ARRIVAL & EASY TREKKING TO CAT CAT VILLAGE (B, L)

 

  • The night train arrive in Lao Cai station at 6 AM
  • Take driving up from Lao Cai station  to at an elevation of 1600 metres, Sapa is a delightful former French hill station situated in the mountainous region of Vietnam’s northwest, close to the Chinese border. The region is home to many ethnic minority groups each wearing their traditional, colourful attire.
  • Taking a guided walk through emerald rice paddies and tiny hill tribe villages.
  • The afternoon is spent exploring the fabulous markets selling traditional art and crafts, embroidery and silver.

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, hotel, breakfast, entrance fee (s)

 

DAY 4: SAPA TREKKING TO LAO CHAI-TA VAN  & NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B, L)

 

  • Spend the half of day  for trekking to hill tribe villages ( Lao Chai village, Ta Van village)
  • Return to Sapa town by van. A refreshing shower will be arranged before your train in Sapa or Lao Cai
  • Taking the overnight train back to Hanoi

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, lunch, entrance fee (s), night train ticket to Hanoi

 

DAY 5: HANOI ARRIVAL & TRANSFER TO HALONG BAY (B, L, D)

 

  • Hanoi arrival in early morning and having short break, shower & breakfast in mini – hotel before departure to Halong bay at 8 AM
  • Departure from Hanoi and then the drive takes around 3 hours with a refreshment break en route
  • Arrive into Halong Bay at midday and transfer to your comfortable junk and begin your cruise around majestic Halong Bay accompanied by a delicious lunch
  • Explore limestone caves dotted around the bay, soak up the sun on the top deck.
  •  In the evening the chef will prepare a splendid meal comprised of fresh seafood dishes.
  • Overnight on cruise in Halong bay

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, lunch, dinner, entrance fee, cabin on halong cruise

 

DAY 6: HALONG CRUISING & TRANSFER TO HANOI THEN FLIGHT TO HUE (B, L)

 

  • Enjoy an early morning swim followed by breakfast
  • Visit Luon Cave before cruising back to the main harbor for your drive to Hanoi
  • Halong bay – Hanoi airport for flight to Hue
  • Over-night in hotel, Hue city

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, lunch, entrance fee, cruise in Halong bay, hotel in Hue city

 

DAY 7: BOAT TRIP ON HUONG RIVER TO THIEN & HUE IMPERIAL CITY TOUR (B, L)

 

  • After breakfast and then transferring to the pier for a motor dragon boat ride along Perfume River, the first  impression is a green and peaceful on both side of the river
  • Hue Vietnam
  • The first visiting is  at Thien Mu pagoda, the magnificent architecture was found in 17th century
  •  Hue city centre to visit the Imperial Citadel, Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynasty Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace.
  • Enjoy lunch at Vietnamese restaurant for special dishes in Hue Vietnam.
  •  After lunch, the next visiting is King’s Tombs of Tu Duc, handicraft villages such as conical hat making, bronze-casting, incense-making.
  • Overnight in Hue

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, entrance fee, boat trip in Hue, hotel in Hue city

 

DAY 8: LEAVING HUE THEN TRANSFER TO HOI AN (B, L)

 

  • Depart to Hoi An. Stop on Hai Van Mountain Pass of 30 km length, and then having a lunch in Danang
  • On arrival Hoi An, enjoy a walking tour of this charming traditional town now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Overnight in hotel, Hoi An ancient trade town

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, lunch entrance fee, hotel in Hoi An

 

DAY 9: A FREE DAY AT LEISURE ON BEACH & EXPLORE HOI AN BY YOURSELF (B)

 

  • Spend the day at leisure on the beach or having clothes made by one of the expert, inexpensive tailors Hoi  An is famous for
  • Overnight in Hoi An

 

OPTIONS TO DO THIS DAY IS AVAILABLE, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VISITING:

 

  • Cooking class & lunch
  • Tra que cooking class, gardening & lunch
  • Boat trip to visit kim bong wood carving village
  • Boat trip to thanh ha pottery village

 

What is included today: Breakfast, hotel in Hoi AN

 

DAY 10: LEAVING HOI AN TO DA NANG FOR FLIGHT TO NHA TRANG (B)

 

  • After breakfast in Hoi An hotel, leaving Hoi An to Da Nang for flight to Nha Trang
  • Free at leisure at rest of the day
  • Overnight in Nha Trang

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, entrance fee, hotel in Nha Trang

 

 

DAY 11: NHA TRANG BOAT TRIP (B, L)       

 

  • Morning pick up from hotel and transfer to the boat station (45 minutes). Hop on the boat and begin a day on the water.
  • The first stop will be at Mum Island. This is one of the best places for snorkeling in Nha Trang. Hold your breath for as long as you can and dive deep into this colorful world of fish and coral.
  • Next stop, Tam Island, for sun bathing and relaxing on the off shore beach.
  • Lunch will be served at a nearby fishing village with a selection of fresh seafood.
  • After the lunch we will visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium then take the boat back to Nha Trang city.
  • Free time in the evening and overnight at your hotel.
  • Note: We may need to fly to Saigon this afternoon (4:45 pm) if our next morning flight is not available.

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, entrance fee (s), breakfast, lunch, boat trip, hotel in Nha Trang

 

DAY 12: NHA TRANG FLIGHT  TO HO CHI MINH CITY & CITY TOUR (B, L)

 

  • We take an early flight this morning at 7:45 am, arriving to Saigon at 8:40 am, transfer down town and check-in at our hotel before our city tour of this bustling Saigon started.
  • Visit the Binh Tay Market in Cho Lon; stopover at Thien Hau, a 150 year old Chinese Temple; then to a Lacquer wares workshop and the Jade Emperor pagoda.
  • In the afternoon visit the War Remnants Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the historic Central Post Office,
  • We’ll drop you off at your hotel around 5:30 pm.

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, lunch, hotel in HCM

 

DAY 13: CAO DAI TEMPLE – CU CHI TUNNELS (B, L)

 

  • Departing Saigon at 8:00 am from your hotel for a morning excursion to Tay Ninh to the Great Cao Dai Temple (a place to worship a mixture of Buddhism, Confucius, Taoism, Hinduism and Christianity). We see the noon mass at the temple (1 hour).
  • Lunch in Tay Ninh.
  • In the afternoon we visit the Cu Chi outdoor museum to learn about the infamous tunnel systems of the Viet Cong. Take this opportunity to get a unique understanding of the guerillas underground fight strategies during the war and crawl through 50 – 100 meters of the 200 km tunnel system.
  • On the way back to Saigon, local rice paper workshops, and views of Vietnam countryside and paddy fields are pleasant sights.
  • We’ll drop you off at your hotel around 5:30 pm.

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, lunch, entrance fee, hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

 

DAY  14: HO CHI MINH CITY - BEN TRE – MY THO SAIGON(B, L)

 

  • 08:00am : Pick up from your hotel in the center of Ho Chi Minh City for Mekong tour full day, taking about more than 02 hours driving by car/ van/ bus from Ho Chi Minh city to My Tho city, enjoying sightseeing from the bus with countryside scenery along the way to Mekong Delta (around 85km western of Saigon).
  • Upon arrival in My Tho Boat Pier, taking a private motor boat trip on the upper part of the Mekong River to leisurely moving along the Mekong River to Rach Xep Canal, along the way, you enjoy drinking some fresh sweet coconut juice with a chopped coconut while seeing the fish market and the floating fish farms, viewing over the Dragon, Phoenix, Unicorn, and Turtle islands, ( some 30 minutes ),
  • Arrival Rach Xep, a stopover to an island for a tasting of some honey tea and samples of fresh juicy tropical fruits while listening to the traditional classical music of the South.
  • Taking a short walking tour along the fruit gardens to the horse driven cart; enjoy a horse driven cart tour for sightseeing while moving along the country road.
  • Take part in a hand rowing sampan tour, which is slowly moving along the narrow canals under the cool shadow of thick green water coconut forests, the small sampan will drive us to the big motor boat awaiting.
  • To continue the cruising tour to visit Ben Tre, get off the cruise again for visiting a local coconut candy factory where you will have chances to see how the coconut candy be made by traditional methods and have a taste of some samples of the hot candies. That will be really a nice experience, and by the way to buy for some good candy for friends for whoever love eating sweets.
  • Lunch will be served at restaurant in Ben Tre
  • After lunch, enjoy relaxing for a while and resume to the motor boat for cruising back to the main Boat pier, disembark the Cruise and farewell the boat driver
  • Afterwards, back to car/ van/ bus, takes a visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the most beautiful pagoda of the province with mixture structure of many styles.
  • After visiting Pagoda, resume for two hours driving back to Ho Chi Minh city
  • Arrival at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, the end of Mekong tour one day.

 

What is included today: Transfer, tour guide, breakfast, lunch, entrance fee, hotel In HCM, Boat trip and bicycle in My Tho.

 

DAY  15: SAIGON TO MUI NE BEACH (B, L)

 

  • Good morning Saigon ( Ho Chi Minh City) then enjoy breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer to Mui Ne beach where is the most beautiful beach in the world, takes 5 hour driving for 220 km from Ho Chi minh City
  • Arrive in Mui Ne at noon 12.30 or 1 PM
  • Relaxing on the beach

 

What is included today: Transfer, breakfast, hotel/resort in Mui Ne Beach.

 

DAY  16: MUI BE BEACH(B)

 

  • Good morning Mui Be
  • One day to relax or discover Mui Ne by yourself. You can go visit the red sand dune far from your hotel / resort 3 kms.
  • Relex on the most beatiful beach in the world for reading book, to have a tan in the beach.

 

What is included today: Transfer, breakfast

 

DAY  17: MUI BE BEACH – HO CHI MINH CITY(B, D)

  • Transfer back to Saigon
  • Have a dinner on Saigon River cruise as a farewell meal, to admire of the wonderful scenery of Ho Chi Minh City at from boat while you enjoyed dinner with the music
  • Discover Saigon at night

 

What is included today: Transfer, breakfast, hotel/resort in HCM, dinner

 

DAY  18: HO CHI MINH CITY DEPARTURE(B)

 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Discovery Ho Chi Minh City and shopping by yourself before departure to Tan San Nhat airport for flight back home or next destination.
  • Good bye and see you again oneday.

 

What is included today: Transfer, breakfast

 

LIST OF CATEGORY HOTELS & CRUISE IN EACH CITY

 

3 Star Hotel to be used

 

City

Hotel

Room Type

Hanoi

Silk Qeen

Deluxe

Sapa

Sunny Mountain

Deluxe

Hue

Camellia Hotel Hue

Deluxe

Halong Bay

Swan Cruise

Deluxe

Hoi An

Ha An Hotel

Deluxe

Ho Chi Minh City

Signature Hotel

Deluxe

Mui Ne

Bamboo Village Resort

Deluxe

Nha Trang city

Starlet Hotel

Deluxe

 

 

4 Star Hotel to be used

 

City

Hotel

Room Type

Hanoi

The light

Deluxe

Sapa

U Sapa

Deluxe

Halong

Sealife

Deluxe

Hue

Pilgrimage Village / Saigon Morin

Deluxe

Hoi An

Anantara Hoi An Resort  / Hoi An Trails Resort

Superior

Ho Chi Minh City

Paragon – New Wing

Premium

Mui Ne

Phu Hai Resort

Deluxe city view

Nha Trang city

Novotel Nha Trang

Deluxe

 

 

TOUR INCLUSION & EXCLUSION:

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN TOUR?

 

Accommodation based on Twin/Double sharing room, ( notice: a single room is surcharged following single supplement policy/ all room night ncluding daily hotel breakfast.

Cruise in Ha Long bay base on Twin/ Double sharing cabin, ( notice: a single cabin is surcharged following single supplement policy, full meal on board

Round night train tickets to Sa Pa, please take notice the train to Sa Pa is a public means of transportation, each tourist cabin type is consist of 4 berths ( 4 beds ), and there are 2 lower beds and 2 upper beds and so this will be a sharing cabin of 4 people.

All the meals as mentioned in the detailed itinerary (B = Breakfast = 17; L = Lunch = 12; D = Dinner = 03)

Entrance Fee to visit attractive places are mentioned as itinerary

Private Car/Van/Bus with air- conditioned and good experienced driver.

Boat trip in Perfume River in Hue city to visit Thien Mu Pagoda,

Boat trip in Mekong delta

Boat trip in Nha Trang to visit Mun Island

Experienced English speaking tour guides as specified ( French speaking guide/ Chinese speaking guide are available on request )

Complementary drink water and Tissue on Van/Bus/Van as mentioned on itinerary

 

WHAT IS EXCLUDED IN TOUR?

 

International Ticket Fare with insurance surcharge and Fuel surcharge

Domestic Flight in Economic Class (Ha Noi to Hue & Danang to Nha Trang, Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City)

Airport taxt.

Visa Fees & Travels insurance  

Porter Charges & Camera Fees.

Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) do not mentioned as in this itinerary

Tipping for Tour guides, Bus driver, Crew Members in Halong Bay, Boat/ Cruise drivers and if other attendants.

Other personal Expenses such as beverages, telephone calls, laundry services, Minibar, etc….                                                                                                                     

Other services are not specifically mentioned in the tour Itinerary and the above Inclusion

 

REMARKS OF ITINERARY:

 

The hotel list mentioned above is a reference and depends on availability at the moment. In case these hotels are fully booked, we will arrange hotels of at least the same category. Check in time: 14h00, check out time: 12h00

This program will only be made official after your acceptance; please tell us your expectation on best itinerary this program will be changed at any time for corresponding with your desire.

Important: This is a proposal for your trip. No service has yet been reserved. We await your confirmation and payment of deposit for making reservations in accordance with the booking conditions.

We guarantee our services and price for your private trip as mentioned in this it

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HEAD OFFICE IN HANOI

 

Add: 125 Hoang Ngan, 3rd Floor, Hoang Ngan Plaza, 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: 3st Floor, 66C Pho Duc Chinh street, Dist 1, HCM, Viet Nam
Tel: (84) 28. 3914 7038, Insstant Contact: (+84) 9 66 99 59 88 - Mr.Tommy
Email: saigon@impresstravel.com

 

 

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