/
/
/
Northern & Southern Vietnam tour 12 days
Northern & Southern Vietnam tour

Northern & Southern Vietnam tour 12 days

Tour Code

NSVT12D

Duration

12 days 11 nights

Tour Route

Hanoi - Ninh Binh (Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An Tourism Complex - Mua Cave) - Sapa (Cable Car to Fansipan Mountain - Muong Hoa Valley - Cat Cat Village) - Halong Bay - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi tunnel - Mekong river - My Tho - Ben Tre

FROM
$798/pax

Northern & Southern Vietnam tour 12-day – This trip takes the traveller to best destination in Vietnam as Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ninh Binh, Sapa, Fansipan Mountain, Ho Chi Minh, Mekong Delta…
Pack up your luggage and join us on this unforgettable journey with lots of amazing memories that are waiting for you ahead.
Please note that the package can be customized to your preference.

Tour Highlights

– Explore the historic sites and modern city life in Hanoi
– Enjoy boat ride in Trang An and its gorgeous landscapes
– Conquer Ninh Binh mountain peak to look down a stunning beauty
– Trekking in spectacular route of Sapa and learn more about the ethnic minority customs.
– Conquering Fansipan Mountain ( The roof of Indochina) by Cable Car System
– Cruise across the famous Ha Long Bay
– “Do-it-yourself” traditional Vietnamese dishes, sunset party with cooking class, and other excursions
– Browse the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City
– Squeeze through the tunnels at Cu Chi
– Visit the floating markets of the Mekong

DETAIL ITINERARY

Day 1 : Hanoi Arrival – Airport pick up to hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.

Transfer via: International flight – your arrangement
Up on arrival in Hanoi , we will be welcomed by Vietnam Typical Tours car and driver, transferred to hotel in the city center, check in and relax.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 : Hanoi – Bai Dinh Pagoda – Trang An Tourism Complex – Mua Cave – Hanoi (B, L)

07h30 – 8h00: Get picked up by our friendly guide then depart for Ninh Binh province
09h15: Have a short break for 15 – 20 minutes to relax
10h30: Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda – the most famous & biggest Pagoda in Southeast Asia with many records set such as 500 Stone – Arhat Statues, 36 ton-bronze Bell, 100 ton-Budhha Statue…
11h00:Have lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods such as goat meat, fish, chicken, fried rice…. Vegetarian foods are always available in the buffet lunch
13h00: Visit Tràng An whichwas recognized by UNESCO as AWorld Heritage Site in 2014. Trang An has a wonderful tunnel cave system so Kong’s Movie Group chose this place for the New Version of Kong in 2016 – “Skull Island”. With 2.5 hours for the boat trip, you will be persuaded by the beauty here.
15h30: Get back to Limousine Bus then leave for Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). Walk up almost 500 steps, you can reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain & have an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from here
17h00: Get on the bus to return to Hanoi
19h00: Get dropped off at Hotel in Hanoi

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi – Take limousine bus to Sapa – Visit Fansipan mountain by cable car (B, L, D)

Please advise hotel to prepare you breakfast to take away.
6:30 Am: Our team will pick you up from your hotel and then depart for Sapa.
You will have the opportunity to enjoy beautiful scenery of the region on the road.
12:00: After about a 5- hour driver with short break en route, you will arrive in Sapa Town. Enjoy lunch in local restaurant and have a short rest.
After that that guide and you begin your exploration trip to Fansipan mountain by cable car.
Private driver and guide take you to Fansipan Cable Car station to begin the journey conquering Fansipan by modern cable car system in the world to the point of 2800m then continue gaining for Fansipan at an altitude of 3.143m – the “Roof of Indochina“. 02 cable car tickets are included for you. Guide will wait for you come down and do not follow you in the cable car.
Then you will be transferred back to Sapa hotel.

Overnight at Hotel in Sapa

Day 4 : Trekking through Muong Hoa valley (B, L)

After breakfast, the guide takes you to the villages of the H’mong and Dzay called Lao Chai village and Ta Van village.The day is devoted to a beautiful hike through the breathtaking scenery of Sapa valley. Start by road that descends in the wake of the street Cau May (6 km) En route, admire the rice terraces hidden behind mist of the morning, a truly awe-inspiring sight.

Follow a small track and cross Muong Hoa River and pass well tended rice terraces on your way to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. Continuing through the colorful rice terraces you will reach the village of Ta Van Giay . As you continue your trek along the Muong Hoa River you will cross a small suspension bridge, roughly 2km from the settlement. Here you can discover a fascinating collection of rock carvings. These engravings depict some beautiful images of man, stilt houses and some beautiful decorative patterns. We lunch in a home in the village. After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to visit Red Dao ethnic minority village. After taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, you start climbing uphill to a road where the car is ready for your journey back to Sapa.

Overnight at Hotel in Sapa .

Day 5: Cat Cat Village – Bus limousine back Hanoi (B, L)

Have breakfast at hotel then guide and you will have some free morning time to have coffee and enjoy amazing view of Mountain and Valley from Hotel restaurant.
After that around 9 am the guide takes you to visit Cat Cat is a small but bustling village situated at the foot of Fansipan Mountain. Here you will see traditional Hmong homes at their best, and you will be able to meet a Hmong family to learn more about their way of life. The village is also the perfect place to see traditional clothing being made, hemp being dyed and women weaving. Then we will visit a beautiful waterfall.
End route then we get transfer back Sapa hotel, have some rest and check out and have lunch.
Around 2h30 pm, get on bus back Hanoi. Bus arrives Hanoi Bus office around 8:50pm, we take you a taxi back hotelin Hanoi Old quarter for you.
Around 2h30 pm, get on bus back Hanoi. Bus arrives Hanoi around 9:00pm, we pick up and show you back hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Day 6 : Hanoi – Sun PIER – CONG DO – CAP LA ISLAND (B, L, D)

8:30 – 8h45 am: Our limousine bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and start our trip to explore the most amazing bay in the North of Vietnam. On the way, we will have a quick stop at the middle of the way to rest. This also let you have a glance at Hai Duong Province and taste their traditional “Green bean cake”.
12.30: Arrive in our office at Sun Pier, you will have a bit time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee. Wait for our captain to finish the registration and transfer by tender to our boat.
12.45: Enjoy welcome drink and spend a couple minutes to briefing about safety on boat and activities included then we check in our cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will be served while leisurely cruising further into Bai Tu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive in kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys our Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner onboard.
20.30: Free time to challenge yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games, or gathers your group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply has a cocktail and enjoy the quiet night on the bay.

Overnight on board – Renea Cruise or Sena cruise – 01 deluxe cabins.

Day 7: THIEN CANH SON CAVE – Sun Pier – Back Hanoi (B, L)

06.00: Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style, familiar to you to fulfill your strength and ready for another exploring day.
08.00: Explore the well hidden Thien Canh Son Cave.
09.00: Upon return to the boat you will have about 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
10.00: Attend in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration. You can quickly learn a simple but delicious Vietnamese dish that Gordon Ramsey (a 2 Michelin Star Chef) used to guide – Nem Cuon or challenge yourself in fruit and vegetables carving.
11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch on boat.
12.00: Back to the harbor and disembark in Hon Gai pier.
12.30: Farewell Halong Bay then our bus will take you back to Hanoi.
Trip finishes at around 17h00.
You are free to relax and overnight in hotel in Hanoi.

Overnight at The West hotel/ Hanoi Fiesta Hotel or similar – 01 deluxe twin room.

Day 8 : Hanoi – flight to Hochiminh (B)

This day you will have breakfast at hotel and free time on your own.
You can try Egg coffee, Banh My, Beef noodle famous….
Then shopping at Dong Xuan market: Spring rolls cover, coffee, fruit…
The get transfer to the airport for the flight to Hochiminh city.

Overnight at hotel in Hochiminh Centre.

Day 9: Hochiminh city and Cu Chi tunnel one day (B, L)

Pick up 7h30 – 8 am,Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.
Have lunch at local restaurant.
Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip 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.
Return to Hotel.
Please take notes:
**The Notre Dame Cathedral have been being restored, so the guests just visit outside.

Overnight at hotel in Hochiminh Centre.

Day 10: Mekong river My Tho Ben Tre 1 day (B, L)

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. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then 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, 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 join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City hotel around 5h30 pm.

Overnight at hotel in Hochiminh Centre.

Day 11: Hochiminh city free time and realx (B)

This day for youe realx and free time after long trip Vienam, you can have your plan to visit city, shopping at Ben Thanh Market, have beer /street food at Bui Vien busy tourists street at night and take a walk to Sai Gon river for a nice view.

Overnight at hotel in Hochiminh Centre.

Day 12: Hochiminh – flight home (B)

Transfer via: International flight – your arrangement
Get transfer to the airport for the flight home.

Trip finish !

What’s Included?
Accommodation in Hanoi, Ha Long Cruise ,Sapa hotel, Hochiminh city hotel or similar.
Airport Transfer in Hanoi 2 ways, Hochiminh city 2 ways.
Flight tickets Hanoi to Hochiminh for 2 persons one way.
Meals as itinerary: B (Breakfast); L (Lunch); D (Dinner)
Pick up / Drop off Hanoi – Renea Cuise – Hanoi
Return bus tickets: Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi
Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle and/or a Jeep with an experienced safe driver.
Kayak and gears (Renea bay cruise)
02 bottles of water in cabin (Renea cruise)
Experienced English-speaking guides.
Entrances Fees as tour itinerary and quote.

What’s Excluded?
Early check-in and/or late check-out (if any)
International flight tickets and airport tax.
Visa services.
Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
Insurance.

This package cost 798 USD per person.
Please tell me if you have any question.

Northern & Southern Vietnam tour 12 days

Tour Code

NSVT12D

Duration

12 days 11 nights

Tour Route

Hanoi - Ninh Binh (Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An Tourism Complex - Mua Cave) - Sapa (Cable Car to Fansipan Mountain - Muong Hoa Valley - Cat Cat Village) - Halong Bay - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi tunnel - Mekong river - My Tho - Ben Tre

FROM
$798/pax

You may also like