Destinations: Hanoi - Halong - Hoian-My Son - Thu Bon - HCMC - Mekong - Cu Chi - Phu Quoc
Daily tour group size: from 2 to 12pax. Halong cruise group size: from 5 to 22pax
Pick up from the airport to Hanoi. Arrival Hanoi and check in Hotel located in the center of the Hanoi Old Quarter. Get welcome drink when check- in.Explore Hanoi by yourself.
Night 1: Overnight in Hotel in Hanoi
7.45-8.15: Pick-up at the hotel. (Note: this time applied for those who use our shuttle bus service)
10.00: Having short break at stopover in Hai Duong Province.
12.00 – 12.30: Embark on Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing and enjoy welcome-drink. Check in the cabin.
13.15: Enjoy lunch with sampling regional fresh seafood while cruising on exquisite water, passing Incense Burner island, Fighting Cock islet, Stone Dog… Lavender Cruise will bring you to explore Ha Long Bay on the most wonderful route where just a few cruises go through.
15.00-16.30 Do kayaking through the magnificent landscape with Limestone Mountains & swimming or just relaxing on the sun-deck for fantastic views at Hoa Cuong floating fishing village
Join our Cooking Class on the floating house. Let’s see how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.
Pass by Soi Sim Beach, “Rang Dua” Island to sleeping area near Surprising cave.
Enjoy sunset party and relax on the sun-deck for fantastic views.
19:30: Under the magnificent night sky, our set-menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods. Evening activities:
Join squid fishing on boat with our crews. You can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef.
Or Laze yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar.
Night 2: Overnight on cruise
06:15: Morning exercises on the Sun-deck.
07:15: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and Bakeries on board.
08:00: Visit the Surprising Cave (Hang Sung Sot) discovered by the French in 1901. Opened for tourists since 1936, now it is a must-to-see and a symbol for geology value of Halong.
09:30: Check out time. Then relax on the sun-deck or inside the restaurant to enjoy the bay’s scenery.
10h15: Enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch while cruising back to the pier.
12:00: Check out cruise. Our car will be at your disposal to pick you up then drive back to Hanoi.
16:00: Arrive in Hanoi. End of the trip!
Night 3: Overnight in Hotel in Hanoi
You will have a breakfast at the hotel then free and easy in the day time till leave for night train to Danang, Hoi An.
Night 4: Overnight on the train
11:45 Arrive in Danang train station. Pick up from train station to the hotel in Hoi An. Check in at the hotel. You will have free time to look around Hoian ancient town.
Night 5: Overnight in Hotel in Hoi An
Today you have 2 options of activity:
Option 1: Tra Que cooking class and foot massage tour
Tra Que vegetable village is located 3km north of the Old Town of Hoian. Thanks to the rich soil and unique source of underground water, the village has long been known for growing many kinds of vegetables such as basil, mint, lettuce, and coriander, etc. with which the traditional dishes of Hoian like “Quang” noodle, “Tam Huu” roll, “Banh xeo” Pancake, and fresh spring roll have gained their reputation throughout the country. Interestingly, Tra Que is named after the sweet scented vegetables that spice up the everyday meals of the local people.
Spending a day of living, working, and cooking with the local people in the Tra Que vegetable village will be a chance for you not only to discover the daily life of farmers but to become a real chef.
09:00: Local guide will meet you at your Hotel. Ride your bike to a farmer’s house in Tra Que vegetable village. Enjoy welcome drink then stroll around the vegetable garden with your guide before joining the farmer to learn and to practice the traditional farming ways in preparing the land, and fertilizing the land with seaweed which is exploited from the nearby river. The following steps are raking the ground, sowing or transplanting, watering, some other gardening activities. After farming activities, you will take a break in the restaurant then enjoy foot massage before taking part in preparing and cooking some of the famous local dishes such as “Banh Xeo” Pancake, “Tam Huu” rolls, seafood Springrolls with the guidance of the farmer’s family or the chef. Enjoy your lunch with local specialties and with dishes that made by yourself. After lunch, take a rest before riding back to your Hotel. Tour ends.
Option 2: My son holy land tour-boat trip on Thu Bon river
8:00 – 8:30: We will pick you up at your hotel (in Hoi An ancient town area).
8:30: Leaving Hoi An for My Son Holy land.
9:30: Arriving in My Son - the Holy land surrounded by the marvelous mountains, 48km west of Hoi An. My Son was chosen as a religious center, built in the late 4th century under the Cham’s King Bhadravaman. It is a huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples of different architectures. Wander through the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people, tourists are welcomed at the Old Tower of the Cham. You will have one hour to enjoy and discover the beauty of Ancient buildings at of the Champa Kingdom with our tour guide.
11.30: Leaving My Son for Cau Lau boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon River.
You will have a chance to enjoy the beautiful senery along the river and see the living of the local people then visit Kim Bong Carpentry Village – The traditional village.
12:30: Our trip will finish at Bach Dang Boat station. We will take you to the local restaurant for lunch.
14:00-14:30: Drop you off at the hotel. Trip ends.
Night 6: Overnight in Hotel in Hoi An
You will have breakfast at the hotel. Today you have a free day to relax, go shopping or take a free bicycle to look around Hoian ancient town and the surrounding countryside. Many people like to just wander around and soak up the ambience of the town, perhaps visiting a couple of the old traditional Chinese mansions. Others shop till they drop, spend time at the tailors or head out to the beach outside town, which has glorious white sand. Please contact us if you want to join any daily tours with us.
Night 7: Overnight in Hotel in Hoi An
After breakfast at your hotel and you are free till get pick up to the airport. Today you will have a flight to Ho ChiMinh city and stay overnight at the most touristic area of Ho Chi Minh City.
Night 8: Overnight in Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
A trip to Mekong Delta to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the rich culture of the vibrant southern Delta region. Boating down the river to experience the local life, fishing port, fishing floating house, enjoy the local folk song music and seasonal fresh fruit.
7:45-8:15: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, enjoy the folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t joint the cycling trip.
17:30: Drop off at your hotel. Trip ends.
Night 9: Overnight in Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
7:45-8:15: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start driving to Cu Chi which located 70 km from the Ho Chi Minh City Center to the Northwest. Cu Chi was known as the “area of steel” in the war time, and the tunnel systems were over 200km, which was considered the unbreakable underground village in the Vietnam-American war. It is legendary for its network of tunnels, and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving.
Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
13:00 Return to Saigon.
14:30: Drop off at your hotel. Trip ends.
Night 10: Overnight in Hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Have breakfast at the hotel then free and easy until our driver come and pick you up to the airport to take flight to Phu Quoc island to have relaxing time at beach resort few days before flying home.
Night 11: Overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc
Free day to relax in Phu Quoc
Night 12: Overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc
Free day to relax in Phu Quoc
Night 13: Overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc
Free until time to get picked up to the airport to take flight home. Trip ends
• Beverages, International Insurance
• Tips(not compulsory), Personal Expenses & Others not clearly mentioned above
• Return airfares from your country to Vietnam
• Itinerary may be changed due to unexpected weather conditions
• Hotel and cruise will be replaced by similar standard option only in case of full booking
• Daily small group tours from 2pax to 15pax
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