The best way to deep in and experience the daily life of the vibrant Mekong Delta
Explore the spectacular ruins mark, the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom
Spend time to relax in Hoi AnEnjoy Halong Bay – the UNESCO World Heritage Site, with many limestone islands and overnight on the Bay.
Trek through Muong Hoa Valley to discover the culture and lifestyle of ethnic minority people in Sapa
DAY 1: HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL (MEAL: NO)
Arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, Our driver will welcome you at airport terminal and transfer you to the hotel in the center. You will check in at the hotel and you will visit the center of the city by your own.
Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.
Please note that check in time at hotel is 14:00.
Inclusion: Airport pick up service, Accommodation
DAY 2: HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA FULL DAY (BREAKFAST /LUNCH/-)
A smooth one-and-half-hour bus ride through rice field scenery along National Highway 1 brings you to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong.
On arrival at My Tho, after visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, take a motor boat to enter My Tho city through Bao Dinh natural canal. Take a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to view the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant, then visit the coconut candy mill and take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals.
Meet at the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Inclusion: Transportation, English speaking guide, meals: breakfast, lunch ; all entrance fees, accommodation.
DAY 3: HO CHI MINH CITY FREE AND EASY – FLIGHT TO DANANG – HOI AN (BREAKFAST/-/-)
Free and easy in Ho Chi Minh City until our driver will pick you up at hotel and transfer to airport, fly to Danang. Another driver will pick you up at airport, transfer to hotel. Stay overnight in Hoi An.
Free and easy in Hoi An, you can relax on the beach or visit Hoi An Old Town, some traditional villages... Stay overnight in Hoi An.
Inclusion: Meal: breakfast, accommodation.
DAY 5: MY SON SANCTUARY – MARBLE MOUNTAIN (BREAKFAST /LUNCH/-)
At 08:00 Am, our guide and car will pick you up at hotel and start visiting My Son Holyland, a World Heritage, located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries. Having lunch at a good local restaurant. Continue visiting The Marble Mountaint. Climb up the stone stairs and enjoy the panoramic view of the nearby countryside, and visit caves , pagodas.Get down the mountains in another direction to visit the stone village in here, where the local skilled sculptors create many Marble products, which are exported to countries worldwide. Then transfer back to hotel. Stay overnight in Hoi An.
Inclusion: Transportation, English speaking guide, meals: breakfast and lunch, accommodation.
DAY 6: HOI AN FREE TIME – OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (BREAKFAST/-/-)
Hoi An free and easy visit. Until our driver will pick you up at hotel and transfer to the train station. Take the night train to Hanoi. Stay overnight on train.
Inclusion: Transportation, meals: breakfast, train ticket - soft sleeper train cabin 4 berth with A.C.
DAY 7: HANOI ARRIVAL (MEAL: NO)
Arrival in Hanoi Train Station. Our staff will await for you at exit gate of train station, then transfer you to hotel, check in hotel. Free and easy visit Hanoi. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Inclusion: Transportation, accommodation.
DAY 8: HANOI – HALONG BAY (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
08:00 – 08:30: Our tour guide and bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter.
08:30: Departure to Halong Bay for 3.5 Hours.
10:00: Arrive in Hai Duong province, and have 20 minute short break.
12:00: Arrive to Tuan Chau harbor, 12:15 Welcome to cruise and enjoy Welcome drink, get a brief introduction about cruise and safety guidelines. Check-in your cabin.
12:30: Enjoy Vietnamese seafood and vegetarian lunch, while cruising in the magnificent Halong Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.
15:00: You at Tung Gau Area. The airy and fresh air, cool breezes, blue sea and sky, and natural seascape will captivate any visitors setting foot here. Especially, Tung Gau of Lan Ha Bay is extremely suitable for enjoying kayaking and swiming and then Visiting Halong Pearl Farm Village
17.30: Come back to our cruise and relax.
19:30: Time for dinner enjoying special food on the cruise.
21:00: Evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the cruise.
Inclusion: Transportation, English Speaking Guide, All entrance fees, Kayaking, Swimming, meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner, accommodation on cruise
Day 9: HALONG BAY – HANOI – NIGHT BUS TO SAPA (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/-)
06.30: Early morning sun risers can enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck.
07.00: Morning view of bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast.
08:00: Arriving Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave
10:00: Check-out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay. Join cooking class guided directly by Chef of Rosa Boutique cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.
11:00: Enjoy the lunch on cruise.
12:00: Rosa Cruise are landing Halong Bay harbor, tourist say goodbye to sailors and finish the cruise.
12:30: Return to Hanoi by shuttle bus.
14:30: Stopover in Hai Duong province to visit a ceramics workshop.
16:00 – 16:30: Arrive in Hanoi. Free and easy visit Hanoi until at 21:00 our bus will pick you up at hotel, take the night bus to Sapa. Stay overnight on bus.
Inclusion: Transportation, entrance fees, meals: breakfast and lunch, Bus tickets, English speaking guide
DAY 10: HANOI – SAPA – Y LINH HO – LAO CHAI – TA VAN VILLAGE ( BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER)
At 06:00 Am, our staff will pick you up bus office in Sapa Center. Transfer to our hotel in Sapa. Have a free shower and breakfast at hotel.
09:00 Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel, then we start 3km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong - visit local school and local houses then continue 4km of trekking down to Lao Chai village of the H’mong.
Have picnic lunch on the way.
After lunch, we trek more 4 Km through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. This is a good chance to learn about the local architecture, daily life styles and customs.
Stay overnight at Homestay.
Inclusion: Transportation, meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner, English speaking guide, all entrance fees, accommodation
DAY 11: TA VAN – GIANG TA CHAI – SU PAN – HANOI (BREAKFAST/LUNCH/-)
Have breakfast at the Homestay. At 08:00 Am, We will trek on a hilly trail throught Bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai village where you can see the Red dao minority people. You can make a stop at a waterfall for taking the photos or swimming if weather permits. Have soft break at rattan bridge –the oldest rattan bridge in Sapa. Visit some house and continue to go to Su Pan village . Have lunch at the village
In the afternoon, we will ascend to the main road where the bus is awaited for your journey back to Sapa. At 15:30, take the afternoon bus back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at 21:00 then drop you off at hotel. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Inclusion: Transportation, English speaking guide, meals: breakfast, picnic lunch, all entrance fees, bus tikets, accommodation.
Day 12: HANOI DEPARTURE (BREAKFAST/-/-)
Our driver will pick you up at hotel and transfer to airport, fly home or next destination. Tour ends.
Price: 712 US$/person
Single Supplement: 266 US$
Transportation: shuttle bus with A/C if join in group tour, private car with A/C if join in private tour
Accommodation 3 star category in Twn /Dbl sharing: Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa
Domestic flight: Ho Chi Minh - Danang
Train ticket: Danang - Hanoi : Soft sleeper train cabin 4 berth with A.C - Sharing cabin
Bus ticket: Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi - soft sleeping bus with A.C
English speaking guides
Entrance fees as mentioned on tour program
Meals as mentioned on tour program
Vietnam Visa Letter
Return Airfares from your country to Vietnam
Beverages, Tips for driver and tour guide, and personal expenses
All not indicated in our itinerary
What do I need to bring?
Please bring the sun-cream, sun-glasses, long clothes covering the knees while visiting the temple and pagoda.
Sun block, sport shoes, cash for personal expenses, and hat or umbrella.
Warm clothes from November to March!
What do I need to know?
Above package and price is for 3 star hotel and cruise level, if you want to upgaded to 4 or 5 star, please email us !
Above package is quoted for SIC tours, if you want to upgrade to private package, please email us !
If you wanna travel from North up to South, please let us know!
You want start the tour from Hanoi and finish tour in Ho Chi Minh City, please advise !
Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites
If you want to upgrade to the private train cabin, please advise us!
Any time you can travel Vietnam but The best time to travel Vietnam is from Oct to end of May.
You want extend your trip, please advise!
Do not wear tight and short clothes when visiting the pagoda, temple.
After boat trip on the river in Tam Coc, Ninh Binh, the boat rower always expect the guest's tip about 1$ or 2$.
During the period March to November it will good to pack a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March is advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.
Hanoi Capital Travel is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!