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Crossing Vietnam Tour 10 days
Vietnam package 10 days

Crossing Vietnam Tour 10 days

Tour Code

CROSSVN-10D

Duration

10 Days

Tour Route

Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Cai Be Market - Tan Phong Island - Ho Chi Minh City

FROM
$1180/pax

This actully is the best tour what you want to discover Vietnam today. Vietnam Typical Tours expert had an experience and rearrage a rout of mountain and beach trip with special of city and rural national park, including time to relax and shopping at the centre. With the package of 10 days we hope to bring Guests all of a real vacation.

HIGHLIGHTS

Explore scenic beauties from the North to the South of Vietnam.
Discover several key heritage sites in Vietnam: Hanoi Old Quarter, colorful hill tribal cultures in Sapa, the wonder of Halong Bay and the rich land of Mekong Delta.
Enjoy leisure time in spectacular places: picturesque countryside, amazing landscapes, wonderful beaches and islands.
Experience the busy city life in big cities as well as the peaceful life of countryside.
Understanding further about the country, culture, custom and people of Vietnam
Relax at beauty spots and enjoying nature with pure fresh air, good weather, friendly local people, native cuisine, etc.

DETAIL ITINERARY

DAY 1 : HANOI ARRIVAL

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 CITY TOUR (L)

Have breakfast at hotel and ready for the trip at the lobby OR the meeting points.
Our guide will pick you up between 07h45 and 08h00.
08h30: Arrive Tran Quoc Pagoda – the oldest pagoda in Ha Noi built in the 6 th century.
09h00 – 9h15: Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body
of Ho Chi Minh then walk around the garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked
from 1954 to 1969. Then visit One Pillar Pagoda where worships the Godess of Mercy –
It is the most unique padoga in the world
11h00: Visit one of these
– Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to learn about the culture of 54 ethnic groups
living in Vietnam (Tuesdays – Thursdays – Saturdays & Sundays)
– Bat Trang ceramíc village to explore the daily life of the local and learn about the
process how to make a perfect product (Mondays – Wednesdays – Fridays)
12h30: Have lunch at our restaurant. You have an opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese
cuisine with 8 delicious dishes.
13h30 – 13h45: Continue visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam,
established in the 11 century
15h45: Leave for Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple, which honors General
Tran Hung Dao who defeated the invader in 13 th certury.
16h15: Tour finishes. Back to hotel and you will have free time for dinner.

 After your dinner, around 20.45, Our tour assistant pick up from your hotel to go to Tran Quy Cap train station. He will lead you to your cabin on the train. The train departs for Sapa and sleep the night on train. Travel time approx 9 hrs.

Overnight on the train – 4 soft berth sharing cabin (Wooden air conditioner cabin)

DAY 2 : LAO CAI – SAPA – LAO CHAI – TA VAN (MUONG HOA VALLEY) ( B, L, D)

Sapa tour, Sapa tours From hanoi

Sapa tour, Sapa tours From hanoi

Arrival Lao cai , Shuttle bus will transfer you go up hill to Sapa, for breakfast.
Depart from Sapa town by car to Lao Chai village, following the road down the hill. Views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields can be seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) are likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers. After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village, where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in a local house. After lunch we will have some free time and walk to meeting point then the car will pick you up for the return journey to Sa Pa.

Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

DAY 3 : CAT CAT – SIN CHAI – LAO CAI – HANOI (B, L,D)

A walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to return to Sapa. Take a fresh shower in the hotel before heading to Lao Cai train station for the night train back to Ha Noi. Overnigh on train

Overnight on the train – 4 soft berth sharing cabin (Wooden air conditioner cabin)

DAY 4 : HANOI – HA LONG BAY – LUON CAVE – TITOP ISLAND (B,L,D)

07.50-08.00: You will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and transferred to Ha Long.

11:30-12:00 Upon arrival at Tuan Chau International Cruise Port, you will enjoy a warm welcome by our cruise staff in the waiting lounge and complete check-in procedure.

12:00 Upon boarding Amanda Cruise, our crew welcome you with a refreshing drink and cold towel before checking into your cabin. The vessel leaves Tuan Chau Marina, taking you on an exciting journey to discover the beauty of Ha Long Bay. Along the way, you can enjoy the view of some of the most beautiful spots in Ha Long and admire the grandeur of the Bay with thousands of limestone islands while the vessel heads to Luon Cave & Titop Island.

Enjoy your lunch at our luxurious restaurant on board while the vessel cruises toward Luon Cave.

14.00: You return to your cabin for a short rest and prepare for kayaking activities in Luon Cave.

Arriving at Luon Cave area, you will participate in kayaking or rafting here around the thousandyear-old rock formations.

16.00: You will be transferred to Titop Island by tender.

Visit Titop Island and hike to the top for stunning views of Ha Long Bay, or have a fun swim in the clear blue water.

17.30-18.00 Back on board, you will participate in Sunset party & cooking class while the vessel cruises toward the shore. You can enjoy relaxing moments while sipping a cup of traditional Vietnamese tea or coffee on the sundeck amid wonderful scenery and beautiful sunset. Ha Long Bay is calm during the day, but when the sun goes down, the Bay becomes even more tranquil and peaceful.

You will be instructed to make delicious Fresh Spring rolls by our chef and then enjoy the rolls made on your own.

17.30-18.30 Happy hour – BUY 2 DRINK GET 1 FOR FREE

19.30 Gala Dinner. Enjoy your dinner on the Sundeck (if the weather is favorable)

20.30 After dinner, you will enjoy a peaceful view of the Bay at night on the deck. You can also participate in evening activities such as herbal foot bath in your room (free of charge), Bamboo dancing, fashion show traditional customes “Footsteps of Heritage” and some drinks at Sky Bar and massage (subject to additional charge), while admiring breathtaking view of the Bay at night and squid fishing.

The cruise ship anchors for your peaceful night stay in quiet area

Overnight on Amanda Halong Cruise.

DAY 5 : SUNG SOT CAVE – HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L)

06.15: Start your day with Tai Chi class on the sundeck.

06.30-07.00 Enjoy a light breakfast with coffee, tea, cake and fruit.

07.30 Exploring Sung Sot cave. This is one of the largest and most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay. The cave has some unique rock formations which couldn’t be found anywhere else. The path to the mouth of Sung Sot Cave is under a canopy of leaves. Walking through steep stone steps, tourists may have the feeling of climbing on mountains and experience the excitement as if they are stepping to the sky.

08.30-09.30 Back on board, you can rest in your room, enjoy the herbal foot bath prepared by our crew, sunbathe on the sundeck, take pictures of HaLong Bay or shop for souvenirs on the boat.

09.30 Check-out time.

Please put your luggage outside your cabin and leave the room key at the reception desk. Our staff will transfer your luggage to the waiting area. While waiting, you can shop for some products of Amanda cruise.

10.00 Enjoy an early lunch buffet at the restaurant on the 2nd floor and settle the bills if any.

11.00 Arrival at Tuan Chau Marina.
The get transfer back Hanoi, arrive Hanoi about 3h30 Pm.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 6 : FREE DAY – FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B)

You have free day to go around Hanoi for sight-seeing and shopping.

Transfer to airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 7 : CU CHI TUNNELS – HO CHI MINH CITY (B,L)

7h30 – 7h45 am In the morning we will visit Cu Chi tunnels first. Located 60km from Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role during the American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its network of tunnels, which extend over 220km, and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
Today, Cu Chi is a tranquil place of rice paddy fields with ducks and water buffalos bathing in the rivers alongside the road. But this peaceful rural scene belies the terrible destruction and defoliation caused by bombing and mines when Cu Chi was a “Free Target Zone”. Cu Chi still contains plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here and all over this area you will find the remnants of war.
After break for lunch, we will back to HCM City to visit the War Remnant Museum, the Reunification Palace, which was the residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of the war in April 1975, and some beautiful French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Catheral and the Old Central Post Office. We end the city tour at Ben Thanh market where anything and everything is for sales.

Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 8 : HO CHI MINH CITY – Mekong Delta boat Tour (B, L, D)

7h45 am, after having breakfast at hotel check out and leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields. On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight in the hotel. Free time to visit bustling Can Tho market.
Overnight hotel Can tho

DAY 9 : Mekong Boat Tour – Ho Chi Minh City  (B, L)

After breakfast, Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river ( Bassac River), then proceed to visit Cai Răng floating market (& Phong Dien is optional), which are the liveliest in the whole religion.
Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to cross a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only o¬ne stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Back to HCM city at around 5 pm.

Spend the whole night in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 10 : HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at hotel and free  time then the driver will transfer to the airport for your flight to your home country.

Note: This is a typical tour made by VIETNAM TYPICAL TOURS. In any case, please contact us for details in accordance with your departure date or customized itinerary. You can also start your trip from Hochiminh city.

The service in inclusive of:
– All accommodations as mentioned in program. 2 people/double or twin rooms in hotel and on the boat in Halong bay.
– All meals dedicated in program as B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
-Domestic flight: Hanoi – Hochiminh City.
– Private car or minibus transfer along the trip
– Return train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi: 4 soft berths sharing cabin
– All entrance fees and permission
– Kayaking in Halong bay
– English speaking guide

The service is excluded:
– International flight.
– Visa arrangement.
– Travel insurances.
– Drinks and personal expenses (laundry, phone calls etc.).
– Early check-in and/or late check-out (if any)
– Tips and gratuities.
– Services not clearly mentioned above.

Packing list: Passport, towels, toiletries, flash light, change of clothes, sun block, sun glasses, sun hat, insect repellent, proper hiking shoes and rain coat.

 

 

 

 

 

Crossing Vietnam Tour 10 days

Tour Code

CROSSVN-10D

Duration

10 Days

Tour Route

Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Cai Be Market - Tan Phong Island - Ho Chi Minh City

FROM
$1180/pax

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