Vietnam Chic Adventure Tour - 14 Days

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Vietnam is a land of adventure, with a rich culture, diverse & friendly people and spectacular landscapes. These have all helped propel Vietnam to its current status as one of the most fashionable destinations in Southeast Asia. The chic adventure tour allows you to stay in the best hotels, take a first class ride on a deluxe train, trek through the forests and still come back to comfortable surroundings at night. Not only that, but you are free to request helicopter or cycling tours, scuba diving, snorkeling, restaurant reservations, meetings with artists, cooking classes, special-interest lecturers, and exclusive access to local activities and cultural events. The tour can be booked at the last minute, and can be customized to suit individual interests and schedules.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City (D)

Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnels – Cao Dai Temples (B/L)

Day 3: HCMC – Cai Rang Floating Market (B/L)

Day 4: Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh – Nha Trang (B)

Day 6+7: Nha Trang Free & Easy (B)

Day 8: Nha Trang – Hanoi (B)

Day 9: Hanoi visit – Victoria night train to Lao Cai (B/L)

Day 10: Lao Cai – Sapa (B/L)

Day 11: Sapa – Hanoi (B/L)

Day 12: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)

Day 13: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

Day 14: Departure (B)

Highlights

  • Discover beautiful natural landscapes
  • Explore the local life of people in Cai Rang Floating Market
  • Free and Easy in beautiful Nha Trang Beach
  • Discover the Northwest Highlight of Vietnam
  • Discover Hanoi famous sites and enjoy Hanoi cuisine
  • Explore a breath-taking Halong Bay World Natural Heritages by ocean junk

Itinerary

Day 1
ARRIVAL HO CHI MINH CITY (D)

Upon arrival at National Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our guide and driver. Depending on your arrival time, we’ll transfer you to the hotel for check-in if the rooms are available. Or else, join a city tour by visiting some famous spots: The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office, and War Remnants Museum. Finish by experience China Town and Ben Thanh Market. Have dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in HCMC

Day 2
CU CHI TUNNELS – CAO DAI TEMPLES (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel. We’ll pick you up in HCMC and transfer you to one of the most special Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh. After lunch, you’ll head to Cu Chi Tunnels to explore the vast network of underground passages during the Vietnam War. Currently, the remaining tunnels have become an extremely attractive point for all tourists, giving you a unique experience, such as being able to feel the underground life of ancient heroes. Back to the city and overnight in HCMC

Day 3
HCMC – CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET (B/L)

You’ll drive through the Mekong Delta to the town of Cai Be, well-known for its floating market. Here you will board your private sampan boat for a cruise along the maze of waterways and canals. You’ll stop at the home of a Bonsai gardener for a sumptuous lunch, including the popular dish of ‘Elephant Ear Fish’. The, you will continue by boat to Ba Cang village, where you will have a short bike ride to visit vegetable farms, boat buildings, rice mills, and tofu makers. You’ll rejoin the boat and continue your exploration of the tributaries and canals of the delta. Toward the end of the day, you will arrive in Can Tho City, heart of the Mekong Delta, for an overnight stay.

Day 4
MEKONG DELTA – HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L)

After breakfast, you will take a boat to join in and explore the floating market, Cai Rang, one of the most exciting floating markets on the Mekong Delta. Following this, you will rendezvous with your vehicle for the drive to the town of My Tho, where you will visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda and the Dong Tam snake farm (optional) before your return to Ho Chi Minh City for the evening.

Day 5
HO CHI MINH - NHA TRANG (B)

After being picked up at your hotel, you’ll go to Tan Son Nhat airport for a short flight Nha Trang, where you will spend 3 nights at Nha Trang.

Day 6
NHA TRANG FREE & EASY (B)

You will have plenty of choices to occupy yourself during your free time, from snorkeling and diving among the coral reefs to hiking nature trails to spa treatments. Or, just relax on the white sand beach and admire the unspoiled mountain and sea views, before cooling off in your private pool.

Day 7
NHA TRANG FREE & EASY (B)

Free time at the resort. Overnight in Nha Trang

Day 8
NHA TRANG – HANOI (B)

You will be taken to the Nha Trang airport to board a short flight to Hanoi, where you will be met and escorted to your hotel. The evening will feature a welcome dinner at Wild Rice Restaurant and an overnight stay at Sofitel Metropole Hanoi.

Day 9
HANOI VISIT - VICTORIA NIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI (B/L)

You can spend the day exploring the fascinating Old Quarter and its hundreds of specialty shops selling silk clothing, lacquer ware, embroidered linens, furniture, bamboo, cooking utensils, ceremonial objects and more. You can also walk around Hoan Kiem Lake, and watch a performance at the Thang Long Water Puppet Theater. You might choose to dine in French colonial villas converted into gourmet restaurants and enjoy people watching at stylish cafes. And you will want to see at least a few of Hanoi ‘s main cultural attractions, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his House on Stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Fine Arts Museum and the Temple of Literature.
The day will end as you board an overnight train to the border town of Lao Cai on your way to Sapa. The luxury Victoria Express departs at 22:00 p.m

Day 10
LAO CAI - SAPA (B/L)

The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:00. There will be a vehicle waiting to drive you to Sapa, which takes about 1.5 hours. Upon your arrival, you will check into the Victoria Hotel in order to freshen up and have breakfast at TaVan restaurant in the hotel, followed by free time to explore the town. After a 10 a.m. pickup from the hotel, there will be a walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home to the Black H’mong minority peoples. You can also opt for a biking tour this morning. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, you will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here you will have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area. you’ll then return to the Victoria Sapa Hotel and Spa for a well-deserved night’s sleep.

Day 11
SAPA - HANOI (B/L)

Following breakfast, you will explore the Sapa Sunday market and then set out on a 3-4 hour trek that will take you along buffalo paths through the hill tribe villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to H’mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery, inhabited by some of the friendliest people you will ever meet. You will stop for a picnic lunch on the way to Ta Van village. The afternoon will end as you are taken back to Lao Cai to board the Victoria Express for your journey back to Hanoi. The train departs at 21:15.

Day 12
HANOI - HALONG BAY (B/L/D)

After arriving in Hanoi at around 05:00, you will be picked up and transferred to a local restaurant for breakfast and morning coffee. Next up will be a visit to Halong Bay, which offers out-of-this-world kayaking experiences, suitable for both first-time paddlers and the serious marine explorer. Unique and remote limestone islands sprout from the sea, making for some fascinating exploring of the inlets. Many of these isolated islands feature dramatic sea caves and sheltered, pristine beaches, which are best enjoyed by traveling aboard a private junk and sea kayak, off the more common tourist beaten path. There will be an overnight stay on the boat.

Day 13
HALONG BAY - HANOI (B/L)

Upon rising to the sound of waves lapping against the boat, you’ll start your day with complimentary tea & coffee, followed by more boating or kayaking. After a buffet brunch on board, you’ll cruise back to the harbor, disembarking at Halong City. Your car will be waiting to take you back to Hanoi, where you’ll enjoy a one hour massage, followed by unstructured leisure time. You’ll then spend the night at the Sofitel Metropole Hanoi.

Day 14
DEPARTURE (B)

Your Vietnamese chic tour will end after breakfast, and you will then be taken to Noi Bai airport for your onward flight home

Tour price includes

  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
  • Private Tour
  • Shared accommodations in Double
  • Experienced English-speaking guide.
  • Halong Bay cruise program guide on board
  • Train ticket Hanoi-Lao Cai-Hanoi, shared in 4-berth cabin
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; = Dinner)
  • All sightseeing tickets.
  • Tissues and water on coach.
  • Service charges and government tax.
  • Guarantee 24/7 hotline support

Tour price excludes

  • International flights & departure taxes
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages
  • Peak season surcharge if any
  • Gala dinner on Christmas & New Year’s if applicable
  • Vietnam visa fee
  • Other services not mentioned above

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