Trip Type : Group Tour
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12 Days 11 Nights Exploring Vietnam

Go Asia Travel
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Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
12 days
From: $ 631 $ 53 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • Explore Hanoi
  • Have a great experience on cruising along with Hanoi to Halong Bay
  • Visit the Surprising Cave (Hang Sung Sot) discovered by the French in 1901
  • Visit 4 famous sites like Minh Mang Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb, Tu Duc Tomb, Conical Hat Making Incense Making Village
  • Visit Thien Mu Pagoda, you get on the boat for a sight-seeing along the Perfume River
  • Enjoy and discover the beauty of Acient buidings at of the Champa  Kingdom with our tour guide.
  • Discover Ho Chi Minh

Short Description

Experience great 12 days Exploring Vietnam and see the massive Hanoi Old Quarter Area. Opportunity to cruise Halong Bay with a fascinating tour to Hue by visiting famous 4 sites. In addition to this explore Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Cu Chi tunnel and many more exciting cities.

Groups are between 25-60 people, typically ~30-40. Usually there will be many opportunities to split off and enjoy meals and excursions in smaller groups. This is the most economical way to travel, saving up to 40% versus booking the same itinerary yourself.
Trip Type Group Tour
Off the beaten track trips will stretch your comfort zone. They don't always feature tourist highlights, but dive deeper into local life and culture.
Itinerary Focus Off the Beaten Path
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value - 3 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Hanoi
End City Ho Chi Minh

Trip Includes

  • 11 night accommodation included 9 night in hotel, 1 night on Halong cruise, 1 night on train
  • Flight ticket Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam airlines or Jetstar or Vietjet).
  • Train ticket from Hanoi to Hue (Soft sleeper 4 berth sharing cabin)
  • Airport transfer private car in Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Guided Tour to Halong bay 2 days 1 night on board
  • Kayaking in Halong bay is included
  • Guided tour to Hue
  • Guided tour to My Son
  • Guided tour to Mekong delta - Cai Be floating market - Vinh long
  • Guided tour to Cu Chi tunnel
  • Meal as mentioned: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • Tax and service charge

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Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi - airport pick up - Check in hotel in Hanoi

Pick up from the Noi Bai (HAN) airport and then transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter – the most exciting place for tourist. After that you are free to visit Hanoi City by yourself.

Note: Check in time. Our people will greet and brief all information around the trip.

Day 2 Hanoi - Halong Bay - overnight on Cruises

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Pick-up at the hotel. (Note: this time applied for those who book our shuttle bus service)

Having short break at stopover in Hai Duong Province.

Embark on Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing and enjoy welcome-drink. Check in the cabin.

Enjoy lunch with sampling regional fresh seafood while cruising on exquisite water, passing Incense Burner Island, Fighting Cock islet, Stone Dog… Our cruise will bring you to explore Ha Long Bay on the most wonderful route where just a few cruises go through.

Do kayaking through the magnificent landscape with Limestone Mountains in Luon Cave, visit Titop Island and swimming or just relaxing on the sun-deck for fantastic views at The Bay

Back to Lavender Elegance Cruise and join sunset party

Pass by Soi Sim Beach, “Rang Dua” Island to sleeping area near The Surprising cave.

Join our Cooking Class in the restaurant. Let’s see how to make the fresh/fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.

Under the magnificent night sky, our set-menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods. After dinner, join squid fishing on boat with our crews. You can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef, Playing card, karaoke….

Overnight on our cruises

Day 3 Halong Bay - Hanoi - Check in hotel in Hanoi

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Morning exercises on the Sun-deck.

Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and Bakeries on board.

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.

Check out time. Then relax on the sun-deck or inside the restaurant to enjoy the bay’s scenery.

Enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch while cruising back to the pier.

Check out cruise. Our car will be at your disposal to pick you up then drive back to Hanoi.

Arrive in Hanoi.

Day 4: Hanoi – Train station transfer – Overnight train to Hue

Meals: Breakfast

Today you are free in Hanoi till our driver come to pick you up for the transfer to the train station.

The train journey will take around 12 hours. On the train you can view the beautiful countryside and coastline. Stay overnight on the train and arrive at the Hue train station at the next morning

Day 5: Arrive in Hue – Transfer to Hotel

Arrive in Hue, our driver would pick you up then transfer you to hotel. Check in the hotel and then you are free in the town.

Day 6: Hue city tour

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

We will pick up you at your hotel & transfer to Visit 04 famous sites: Minh Mang Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb, Tu Duc Tomb, Conical Hat Making Incense Making Village.

After having lunch, visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty: the Royal Citadel, Forbidden City, Hue Royal Museum and the seven – storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank

After you visit Thien Mu Pagoda, you get on the boat for a sight-seeing along the Perfume River. After the tour, the boat will drops off you at the Hue River Bank in the city center.

The tour ends

Day 7: Hue – Bus to Hoi An

Meals: Breakfast

Bus pick up from your hotel and start journey to Hoi An City. On the way, bus will stop at Hai Van Pass for taking photos, Linh Ung Pagoda, Marble Mountain in Da Nang City for the short visit. You will have lunch by yourself in stop over place.

Arrive in your hotel in Hoi An City

Day 8: My Son tour

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

The bus and tour guide pick you up at your hotel

Leaving Hoi An  for My Son HolyLand.

Arriving in My Son – the Holyland 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.

Spend 2 hours to enjoy and discover the beauty of Acient buidings at of the Champa  Kingdom with our tour guide.

Leaving My Son for Cau Lau boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon river. You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air. You will have soft lunch on the boat and see the beautiful views along the river

The boat trip will finish at Bach Dang Boat station. Our driver will pick you up to local restaurant for lunch. Back to your hotel after lunch & End your trip!

Day 9: Check out – fly to Ho Chi Minh – check in hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Today you are free in Hoi An Town till our driver come to pick you up for the transfer to Da Nang for the flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh, our driver would pick you up then transfer you to the hotel. You are free in the city today

Day 10: HCMC - Mekong delta - Cai Be Floating Market - Vinh Long tour

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Picking up from hotel/stay.

Starting drive to Cai Be. Short time to take photos at Tan An town over the flat rice fields.

Start the motorized boat to visit the Cai Be Floating market, experience how people exchanging goods, fruit and many other commodities on their vessels. Visitors then roam into the small villages to visit the orchard, fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through small canals to enjoy the charm of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit some handmade family business products such as the coconut candy mill, the crispy rice popcorn.

Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village the green pearl of Vinh Long town where you can indulge yourself into the nature.

Have lunch with fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Enjoy the southern Vietnamese traditional folk music. Take a nice walk through the bonsai garden, in Vinh Long. Head home to Ho Chi Minh City.

Arrive in your hotel.

Day 11: HCMC – Cu chi tunnel half day tour

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

8.00 - 08.30 You will be picked up from you hotel and then start the drive to Cu Chi which is located 60km from Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti-American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for it’s original tunnel system of over 220kms and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors. The peaceful rural rice paddy scenery includes ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destruction, damage and defoliation caused to this area by bombing and mines when Cu Chi was” A Free Target Zone “. Visitors will see remnants that serve as evidence of the fierce battleground that Cu Chi once was.

Have lunch in a local restaurant

Depart for Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 12: HCMC – Departure

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, free at leisure till the time for you to be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

Note: Finish tour in HCM. Not included flight out ticket.

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We have just backed from our 12 day trip to Vietnam via Go Asia Travel.
This is one of our most enjoyable trip so far. Mike Nguyen our assistant came to see us at hotel to ensure we got all the info.

Everything goes smoothly. Our driver and guide always wait for us at hotel, train station or airport. No hassel.

We meet different friends each tour and all of them are great. It is nice to make friend during the trip

We enjoy Hoi An so much, would love to spend 1 week relaxing in this lovely town
Thank you Mike and team for everything
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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Group Size:

Standard Group

Trip ID#:

ExpVietGa

Trip Excludes

  • Airfares to Vietnam
  • Visa to Vietnam
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages

Meals Included:

10 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 1 Dinner

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