Itinerary: Hanoi - Sapa - Bac Ha - Perfume Pagoda - Hue - Hoi An - Nha Trang - Dalat - Saigon - Mekong Delta - Cu Chi - Tay Ninh (16 days 15 nights)
Tour Price: 1,327 USD / person (Group of 2 to 8 people)
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (--/--/--)
The guests will be arriving at Noi Bai international airport. The Tran Indochina Travel guide will meet guests with his Welcome board and and transfer by car to hotel for check-in. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour - Night train to Sapa (B/--/--)
Guests will have breakfast in hotel then start the the city tour: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (not open on Mondays and Saturdays), One pillar pagoda, Temple of Literature (worship to Confusian and Vietnamese scholars). In the afternoon, the car will transfer to the Museum of Ethnology - the collection of Vietnam ethnic cultures. Back to the city centrer to visit Ngoc Son temple and lake of Returned Sword (hoan Kiem Lake). Transfer to Hanoi railway station for the night train to Laocai (at about 21h00).
Day 3: Sapa Trekking (B/--/--)
The guests and Trans Indochina Travel will be arriving at Lao Cai railway station. The car will take the group to Sapa Sapa to check in hotel. All the group will have breakfast in hotel then the guide and group will be trekking in Lao Chai and Tavan hill tribe villages which is home to H'mong, and Dzay people to meet the people and explore the life Vietnam mountainous areas. The car and guide will take guests back to hotel for Overnight.
Day 4: Bac Ha - Night train to Hanoi (B/--/--)
Guests will have breakfast in hotel then the Trans Indochina Travel Tour guide will take them to the colourful hilltribe bazzar of Bac Ha which is considered the most wonderful market in extreme north west of Vietnam. After visiting the market, walking to Flower H’mong village of Ban Pho to see how they distill the best corn brandy in Vietnam. The guests will be transferred back to Lao Cai station for the train to Hanoi.
Note: The Bac Ha Market is held on Sundays only. If your schedule is not fit the the date, we can arrange visits to other hill tribal marketlike Can Cau on Saturdays or Coc Ly on Tuesdays.
Day 5 : Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D)
The guests will be arriving at Hanoi in the early morning then the car which wait at the station will transfer to restaurant for breakfast (with Trans Indochina Travel tour guide). The cruise will heading east for 3 hours to visit Halong Bay - The Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994. The cruise will stop for guests to visit the Surprising Grotto and be swimming in Titov beach. Overnight on junk.
Day 6: Halong - Hanoi (B/--/--)
Guests will have breakfast in junk then continue to cruise the bay, swim and relax on junk. The junk will be coming back to wharf the the car and Trans Indochina travel tour guide will transfer guests to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7: Perfume Pagoda (B/L/--)
Guests would have breakfast in hotel then the car and Trans Indochina Travel tour guide will escort guests to Perfume Pagoda through the picturesque countryside. On arrval, the group will be boarding sampans for a 1.5 hour ride along the scenic Yen stream to the Thien Tru Pagoda (Heavens Kitchen), continue to the Perfume Cave and Pagoda (Cable car is optional). Guests and guide will have a picnic lunch on the way. At about 16h00, guests will be back to Hanoi for overnight.
Day 8: Hanoi - Flight to Hue - Hue City Tour (B/--/--)
Guests would have breakfast in hotel then the Trans Indochina Travel tour guide will transfer to Noi Bai airport for the flight to Hue. The Trans Indochina Travel tour guide in Hue will meet guests and transfer the group to hotel by car. After short break in hotel, the group will start the city tour to enjoy the architectural works of Nguyen Dynasty, the last Vietnam feudal dynasty in Royal Citadel, Forbidden City and Hue Royal Museum, and visit Dong Ba market. Back to hotel for overnight.
Day 9: Royal Tombs and Pagodas Tours (B/--/--)
Guests would have breakfast in hotel then all people and Trans Indochina Travel tour guide will be taking a boat ridden along the poetic Perfume River to reach Thien Mu Pagoda, the centre of Buddhism of the city and the Central Vietnam, afterwards, the guests will visit the Tomb of King Minh Mang, onshore to go to the Tomb of King Tu Duc, the best-reserved early 19th architecture of Nguyen Dynasty. The guide and car will transfer back the guests to hotel for overnight.
Day 10: Hue - Hoi An (B/--/--)
Guests would have breakfast in hotel the Trans Indochina Travel tour guide will take group to the South to Hoian Preserved Ancient Town with stopovers to sightsee the Marble Mt., the famous China Beach, enjoy landscape of Hai Van (the Cloudy Mountain Pass) and Lang Co Beach on the way. Group would be arriving Hoi An the take some break. The Tour Guide will escort to walk over the tile-roofed Japanese Bridge, visit taciturn Chinese Assembly Halls and Trading Houses, pagodas and some preserved housed in the town. Back to hotel for overnight.
Day 11: Hoi An - Danang - Nha Trang (B/--/--)
Guests will get up early to have breakfast in hotel the Trans Indochina Tour guide will transfer to Danang airport for the flight to Nha Trang. Group will arrive the airport and being met by Trans Indochina Tour guide and taken to hotel for check in. After a short break, the guests and tour guide will be Visiting Thap Ba Hot Spring Center. Relaxing and gain your health in Mud bathing and Minerals Springs swimming. In the afternoon, the guests will Visit the Cham Po Nagar Temples and Long Son pagoda, Nha Trang market. Transferring back to hotel for overnight.
Day 12: Nha Trang - Dalat City (B/--/--)
People would have breakfast in hotel then the Trans Indochina Tour Guide and Car will meet and transfer to Dalat, going via Ngoan Muc Pass. The guests will be passing the spectacular view of the ancient tower Po Klong Garai built by the Cham people in Phan Rang-Thap Cham City. Group arrives in Dalat at about 15h00, after a very short break, the guests and Trans Indochina Tour guide will be visiting the Palace of Bao Dai, the last King of Vietnam, and Dalat Flower Garden. Overnight in Dalat.
Day 13: Dalat - Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) (B/--/--)
Guests will have breakfast in hotel then the tour guide and car will transfer to visit Truc Lam grandiose temple before transferring to Lien Khuong airport for the flight to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).
The Trans Indochina Travel Tour guide will meet and transfer guests at the airport then check in hotel. In the afternoon, transfer to visit the Reunification Palace, the Post Office in Franco colonial-style and the Notre Dame Cathedral. The tour guide will go with guests to visit Thien Hau pagoda and Cho Lon – a Chinatown in Vietnam. Car and guide will transfer back to hotel for Overnight.
Day 14: Saigon - Mekong Delta (B/--/--)
Guests have breakfast in hotel then the Trans Indochina Travel Tour guide and car will take them to southward to Cai Be floating market with local people being occupied in selling, purchasing, exchanging goods from their boats. Taking a walk thru the orchards and visit the rice-paper making and rice crips family factories of the Mekong people. the car and tour guide will take guests back to Saigon city for overnight.
Day 15: Tay Ninh Holy See - Cu Chi Tunnels (B/--/--)
Guests will have breakfast in hotel the tour guide and car will take group to Tay Ninh town - the centre of Caodaism which is just originated early 20th century with the visit the Holy Church of Tay Ninh. The Caodaism is a kind of mixture religion of Southern Vietnamese people which pays tribute to Confucius, Victor Hugo, Buddha,... . After the group have lunch somewhere on the way, the guide will take the guests to visitg Cu Chi town - the name which is famous with its tunnels from the Resistance War, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War with hundreds of underground structures where covered the Resistance soldiers during the war nearby Saigon. The car and tour guide will transfer guests to Saigon for overnight.
Day 16: Departure (B/--/--)
Guests will have breakfast in hotel then the car and Trans Indochina Travel Tour Guide would transfer to the Tan Son Nhat airport for the departure flight. End of the tour.
- English speaking tour guides.
- Train fare Hanoi-Lao Cai (A/C cabin)
- Twin-shared/double rooms
- Daily breakfast
- Private transfer (A/C)
- Boat trip in Halong bay, Mekong Delta, Perfume River, Perfume Pagoda
- Admission fees
- Bottled fresh water
- Airfare to/from Vietnam
- Airport tax if applicable
- Meals are quoted separately
- Visa to Vietnam
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities