VYTA TOURS

DETAILED ITINERARY

HANOI - HALONG - SAPA-HUE-DANANG - HOIAN - NHATRANG - SAIGON - CUCHI - CAODAI - MEKONG

Duration: 15 days - 14 nights

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN HANOI (D)
Arrive in Hanoi. Our staff will greet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Free for leisure time or a city tour, if time permits. O/N in Hanoi.

 

 

Day 2: HANOI (B,L,D)
Full day city tour of Hanoi: History museum, Literature temple, Ethnological museum, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple, Old quarter of Hanoi with narrow trading streets… ON in Hanoi 
 

 

Day 3: HANOI - HA LONG (B,L,D). 165km
Drive to Halong for overnight boat cruise in Halong bay, a world natural wonder. Swimming / snorkeling and kayaking are available. ON on a charming wooden boat.

 

Day 4: HA LONG - HANOI - SAPA (B,L,D). 
Morning boat cruise in Ha Long bay. Stopover to see picturesque grottos and caves. Lunch on the boat. Afternoon drive back to Hanoi. Dinner then take a night train to Sapa. O/N on the train (with charming wooden berths)

Day 5: SAPA (B,L,D)
Early morning arrival at Lao Cai station. Transferred to hotel for a full day of sightseeing in Sapa, a wildlife highland area in the northwest of Vietnam, the home of many of hill tribe peoples: Tay, Nung, Dao, H'Mong.... Hills and mountains, and most colorful and multiple cultures of minority hamlets are highlights attracting tourists to this region. O/N in Sapa.


Day 6: SAPA – THEN NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B,L,D)
Another full day of sightseeing to discover Sapa in deeper parts. Then take a night train back to Hanoi. O/N on the train.


 Day 7: HANOI - HUE (B,L,D). 1hour flight
Early morning arrival in Hanoi. Fly to Hue. Visits to Imperial citadel, Tu Duc mausoleum. Boat cruise on Perfume river and visit Thien Mu pagoda. Dinner with royal music show is available at your option. O/N in Hue.


 Day 8: HUE - DANANG - HOI AN (B,L,D). 140km
Morning visit to Khai mausoleum then drive to Danang. Sightseeing to Cham sculpture, Marble mountains and marble hand crafts hamlet. O/N in Hoi An


Day 9:HOI AN (B,L,D)
Full day visits in the ancient town of Hoi An, located in the coastline center of Vietnam. The town used to be the port for trading and culture exchanges between Vietnam and other countries in Asia and Europe. Most of century-old architectures of Vietnamese, Chinese, European traditions have been preserved. Except from November through January, when it rains, you can come to Hoi An for sightseeing and relax at its charming beaches. O/N in Hoi An.

Day 10: HOI AN - DANANG - NHATRANG (B,L,D). 50’ flight
Transfer to Danang for flight to Nha Trang. Visits to Cham Ponagar towers, Oceangraphical Institute. O/N in Nha Trang.


Day 11:NHATRANG - SAIGON (B,L,D). 50’ flight
Fly to Saigon. Visits to Independence Palace, War crime museum, Chinatown, and Thien Hau temple. O/N in Saigon.


Day 12: SAIGON - CU CHI - CAO DAI HOLY TEMPLE - SAIGON (B,L,D). 100km one way.
Day trip to Tay Ninh, visit Cao Dai temple, an Cao Dai sect that combines different religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, and Islam. The Cao Dai maintains and arrays saints, including authors or scientists like Victor Hugo and Louis Pasteur. The noon ceremony is the highlight of a visit. Afternoon continue to Cu Chi underground tunnels, constructed and used by the Viet Minh and Viet Cong during the French and American wars. The tunnels attest to the ingenuity of the Vietnamese insurgents during the wars. O/N in Saigon.

Day 13:SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA (B,L,D). 175km
Depart for Mekong delta. Stop at My Tho for boat cruise on Tien river, a branch of Mekong river. Included in this three- hour boat trip allows us to take row boats through small canals, visiting exotic islands with orchards and bonsai and fruit gardens. It's also interesting to stopover with local farmer families to enjoy hot tea, honey and a few kinds of tropical fruit. After continue to Can Tho, the southwest capital for Overnight. O/N in Can Tho


Day 14: MEKONG DELTA - SAIGON (B,L,D). 175km
Morning take a boat cruise on Hau river, another branch of Mekong river to see the activities of real floating markets. Afternoon drive back to Saigon. O/N in Saigon..


Day 15:DEPARTURE (B)
Relax or shopping until transfer to airport for departure.

 

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