Vietnam Cambodia Laos Highlights

Vietnam Cambodia Laos Highlights 13 Days

Highlights of Vietnam Cambodia Laos 13 Days

Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Today you’ll land in Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat International Airport). Warmly welcome by Tour Guide & Car Driver at airport then transfer to hotel for check in. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Full day to Mekong Delta/River Boat Trip.

Today takes you to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province. Situated on the Mekong River, 75 kilometers southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, the city is surrounded by orchards and rice fields,

which produce grain for the entire country. Visit one or two of the islands that produce traditional handcrafts, coconut candy and bee farms. Visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, the oldest one in the delta on your boat trip on the Mekong River. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Check in hotel & stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels – Hanoi

Today you will visit the largest Vietnamese city. There are street markets, sidewalk cafes and sleek new bars. This teeming metropolis offers 300 years of timeless traditions and the beauty of an ancient culture. 

To the west of the city is the huge Chinese neighborhood called Cho lon, which means “Big Market.” Notre Dame Cathedral, in the heart of Saigon’s government quarter, is of neo- Romanesque architecture with two high square tower and iron spires. 

The Central Post Office is French-style and City Hall, known as “Hotel de Ville,” is typical of the French architecture that would be seen in any village in France. Visit the War Remnants Museum, featuring collections of weapons and photographs from the two Indochina wars. 

Leave Saigon for Cu Chi Tunnels to learn about Vietnam history & Vietnam War. After Cu Chi Tunnels you will take flight to Hanoi by Vietnam Airlines. Arrive Hanoi in the evening. Transfer to hotel for check in. Stay overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 4: Full day sightseeing Hanoi City Tour 

Hanoi, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and public parks, is the capital of Vietnam. It is a very attractive city with French-style architecture. You have a full day of sightseeing ahead, including a visit to One Pillar Pagoda, 

which was built by Ly Thai Tong and the Temple of Literature, founded by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. Stop in the heart of Hanoi at Hoan Kiem Lake, which contains an islet with a tiny Tortoise Pagoda. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Opera House and St. Joseph Cathedral. 

Conclude with a visit to Bao Tang Lich, once the museum of L’ecole Francaise d’Extreme Orient, which includes artifacts from Vietnam’s turbulent history. Water Puppet Show, Cyclo visiting Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise stay overnight on Board

Early this morning, we’ll drive from Hanoi to one of the most magnificent scenic environments in the world, Halong Bay. Covering 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone “peaks” or 

karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. We’ll spend a day and a half, including an overnight with dinner and breakfast onboard, exploring this overwhelming seascape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat. 

Comfortable and intimate, your boat features hand-crafted wooden interiors including a dining room and pleasant air-conditioned cabins with private baths. Since we’re overnight on the water, we’ll be able to explore Ha Long Bay’s most beautiful spots with time to swim and even visit some of the largest rock formations and caves. This promises to be one of your most memorable travel experiences in Asia. Stay overnight on Boat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi. 

Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from 

the emerald water of the bay. After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax. Cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served while you are cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Cruise check-out. Rejoin car drive back to Hanoi for overnight. Arrive Hanoi at 3:00pm. Check in hotel & free time to go sightseeing in the Old Quarter. Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 7: Conclude Hanoi depart Siem Reap Cambodia.

Breakfast at hotel then transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap Cambodia. Arrive Siem Reap at noon time. Warmly welcome by Tour Guide & Car Driver at airport then transfer to Siem Reap City then visit Angkor Complex: 

Visit Angkor Thom The fortified city of ANGKOR THOM covers an area of 10 square km. Enclosed by a wall and wide moats, the city includes many of Angkor’s most popular sights. Enter by the monumental SOUTH GATE over a causeway lined on either side by statues of demons and gods, each carrying a giant naga. 

Continue to the TERRACE OF THE ELEPHANTS and the TERRACE OF THE LEPER KINGS, former spaces for public ceremonies, both adorned with dramatic bas reliefs. 

Visit the ruined BAPHUON, ROYAL ENCLOSURE and PHIMEANAKAS before continuing to the mysterious BAYON TEMPLE. In this temple, one of the most popular and compelling in Angkor, explore the galleries of beautifully preserved bas reliefs and ascend narrow stairs to reach the central sanctuary, where you will find giant stone faces smiling enigmatically down at you from every angle. 

Visit a temple for sunset Watch the sun set over the Cambodian countryside from the upper terraces of an ancient Angkorian temple. Return to hotel for check in. Overnight in Siem Reap

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 8: Siem Reap sightseeing full day

After breakfast at hotel.Visit Angkor Wat – the crowning jewel of Khmer architecture, ANGKOR WAT is the national symbol and the highlight of any visit to Cambodia. The largest, best preserved, and most religiously…

significant of the Angkor temples, Angkor impresses visitors both by its sheer scale and beautifully proportioned layout, as well as the delicate artistry of its carvings. 

To approach the temple, first cross the vast moat, continuing along a broad causeway lined with naga balustrades. As you enter the main building, ascend through a series of galleries and courtyard before reaching the central sanctuary, which offers beautiful views back over the causeway and across the surrounding countryside. 

On the way, stop to enjoy the intricate stonecarvings that adorn nearly every surface, with some 1,700 Apsaras, or celestial dancers, sculpted into the walls. Along the outer gallery walls run the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which narrates stories from Hindu mythology, including the famous Churning of the Ocean of Milk. Angkor Wat is stunning at any time of the day, but sunrise and sunset are especially beautiful times to watch the play of light on the stones. 

Visit Ta Prohm TA PROHM: one of the most popular attractions of Angkor as much of the jungle has not been cleared and it looks very much as most of the Angkor monuments would have appeared when European explorers first stumbled across them. 

Visit Banteay Srei Temple Seemingly miniature in comparison to the other Angkor temples, BANTEAY SREI is considered to be the jewel of classical Khmer art. Built in pink sandstone, the walls are covered in exquisitely preserved carvings of unusual delicacy. Because of its small size, fairy-like atmosphere and extraordinary examples of Khmer sculpture, this temple is often a favorite with visitors. Transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 9: Conclude Siem Reap – Departure to Luang Prabang

Breakfast at hotel then transfer to airport for flight to Luang Prabang/Laos.
On arrival in Luang Prabang, we have enough time to explore some landmarks, including the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, the shrine of

 Wat Aham, the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the Wat Mai with five tiered roofs. A visit to Luang Prabang would be incomplete with ascending 329 steps to the top of Phousi Hill for a beautiful sunset view of the city and its glowing reflection on the Mekong River. The zigzag path crosses over various temples to the sacred, gilded stupa of Wat Phou, another World Heritage Site, recognized by UNESCO in 2002. In the evening, we explore the Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of souvenirs and handmade textile made by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 10: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave- Khouangsi Waterfall – Luang Prabang

Breakfast at hotel, today, we visit the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong where you can see the impressive “tree of life” mosaic pattern set in coloured glass.

Its exterior architecture is remarkable with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, representing classical Laotian architecture. We then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, giving us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside. 

We take an interesting visit to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, which are two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xang Hai. 

In the afternoon, you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Hill tribe, Ban Ou, Lowland Lao and Ban Thapene of Khmu village. After we head towards the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can take a dip in the large turquoise pools or walk along the forest paths. We return to Luang Prabang by late evening for observing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 11: Luang Prabang – Vang Vieng

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (ubiquitous sticky rice) from the faithful residents. 

This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession. This is a real highlight of the tour prior to saying goodbye to this charming city. Morning, we will set off early driving up route 13TH north to Vang Vieng. The roads are well paved along the way for a smooth journey; we pass some stunning landscape scenery with a mixture of steep terraced fields and hill villages, we take a few photo stops at some small hill tribe village enroute. Each hill tribe village in Laos has a different feel, some are more prosperous than others but all have plenty of life.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 12: Vang Vieng – Vientiane

Breakfast at hotel. Process to the Laos capital – Vientiane. Upon arrival, a city tour acquaints us with the capital and after a short rest, we start visiting the major sights; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with 

thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. Enroute to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, you will have the opportunity to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. Overnight in Vientiane

Meals: Breakfast. 

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Day 13: Vientiane Departure

After breakfast, free at your own activities before transferring to airport for flight back home. End of services.

Meals: Breakfast.

Note:
We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

TOUR PRICE AND TERMS OF SERVICES

Category – 4 Star hotels

US$2080,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
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US$1872,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Category – 5 Star hotels

US$2730,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
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US$2460,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Above tour price is based on group of 2 persons
Request your exact group size for better price

Tour code: VNCBL13
Tour Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand

What’s included:

  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • Tours and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles.
  • English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary.
  • Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Domestic flight: Ho Chi Minh City – Hanoi (economy class) including fuel charge & Airport taxes.
  • International flight ticket: Hanoi – Siem Reap; Seam Riep – Vientiane (economy class) including fuel charge & Airport taxes
  • Cruise in Halong Bay
  • Cold water and towel during tours
  • Visa Arrival to Vietnam

What’s excluded:

  • International air ticket to Vietnam & from Cambodia
  • International airport tax:
  • Visa stamp fee
  • Other meal, drink, Tip to guide and driver, personal expenses
  • Supplement for French, Spanish, Italian and German speaking guide
  • Surcharged for Lunar New Year 15 to 19 February,2018
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Vietnam Cambodia Highlights 14 Days

Vietnam Cambodia Highlights 14 Days

Highlights of Vietnam Cambodia 14 Days

Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi – Pick up & transfer to hotel. 

Upon arrival, you will be met outside the baggage claim area by your guide who will escort you to a waiting vehicle for your transfer to downtown with a brief introduction en route.  

The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the tree-lined boulevards, French Indochinese architecture and tranquil lakes of this unique city.

 Meals: N/A

Day 2: Hanoi city tour full day

The capital of Vietnam, a city that celebrated 1.000 years in 2010 has countless fascinating cultural and historic sites and our days’ tour will visit the highlights.

See the grand and solemn mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh (viewed from outside; closed Mon and Fri and from Oct-Nov), the ‘icon of Hanoi’

The One Pillar Pagoda, the beautiful Temple of Literature, West Lake’s Tran Quoc temple and Quan Thanhpagoda as well as the fascinating Ethnology Museum, the bustling Old Quarter and at the end of the day – a water puppet performance.

 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay

07.45 – 8.00, our bus or private car will pick you up at your hotel.
12.30   Arrive at  office, Halong City. Transferred by tender to Cruise – enjoy welcome drink. Receive cruise briefing, check in cabins and begin your cruise.

13.30 Having lunch – delicious Vietnamese set menu (Massage service is available after lunch and throughout the tour)
15:00   Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.

Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour or Kayak in to the village then return to Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional  activities: Sunbathing. traditional massage, swimming etc. 

18:00   Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. Happy Hour (sunset party).

18:30   Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

19.15   Sumptuous set-dinner on-board.

21.00   Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat. Happy Hour! Buy two drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)

 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Hue

06.15   Starting your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07.00  Have breakfast in dinning room.

08.00 Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).

08:15 Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance and tour the cave for approximately 45 minutes. Walk down about 100 steps and return to the boat.
15:00   Head to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Monster Head and Teapot Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village. 

Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by bamboo sampan for an hour or Kayak in to the village then return to Cruise for your leisure or join one of the following optional  activities: Sunbathing. traditional massage, swimming etc.

18:00   Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by islets near Hang Trong. Happy Hour (sunset party).

18:30   Vietnamese cooking demonstration on boat.

19.15   Sumptuous set-dinner on-board.

21.00   Relaxing on your cabin or join the on board activities: film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room (please book in advance with your tour guide), board games and playing cards are available, and massage services are available. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat. Happy Hour! Buy two drink – get one free (wine by the bottle excluded)

 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Hue City Tour

Breakfast at your hotel.
We then start a visit to the Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 and tomb of Tu Duc.

This afternoon, visit take a boat along Perfume River for visiting Mu Pagoda overlooking the Perfume River End the day at Khai Dinh’s Tomb which boasts a traditional Vietnamese design with a European touch, making it unique from the other tombs in Hue. Then free time.

Day 6: Hue – Ho Chi Minh City

Breakfast at your hotel, free time for relaxing on beach or shopping until pick you up and transfer to airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive in Ho  Chi Minh City, pick you up and transfer you to hotel. Free time

Meals: N/A

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels

Breakfast at your hotel, transfer for visiting Cu Chi Tunnels. After lunch in Cu Chi, driver back to Ho Chi Minh City. This afternoon, depending on your preference, visit either the War Remnants Museum 

or History Museum, and the former Presidential Palace. Finish the day with a stroll around the city’s colonial architecture, including the Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Ben Tre – Can Tho

Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway 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. 

Have a short cycling tour (applied for private tour/if  time permitted) 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.  Then transfer to Can Tho. Arrive in Can Tho, free time. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Chau Doc

Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (Bassac River), then proceed to Cai Rang floating markets 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 pass a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only o­ne stem of bamboo. 

Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch.  Proceed to Chau Doc via Long Xuyen to visit the crocodile farm. Check in o­n arriving in Chau Doc. Admire the landscape from the Sam Mountain summit down the Vietnamese – Cambodian border, visit the Caved pagoda. Overnight in Chau Doc.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh

Breakfast at your hotel. Take a morning speed boat ~ 4.5 hours to Phnom Penh. Visa on arrival at Cambodia border (20 usd each, 1 photo 3x4cm) local Cambodian guide meet at Phnompenh boat pier 

and transfer to hotel. After lunch, You will travel for visiting Killing fields and visit to Wat Phnom the historical capital of Phnom Penh. Proceed to the Independent Monument, Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda.

Meals: N/A

Day 11: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap

Breakfast at your hotel. The peaceful stretch of green fields of Cheung Ek may not indicate what kinds of horrors have taken place there. Situated 17km from Phnom Penh town,Cheung Ek was made famous by the movie “The Killing Fields”.

Nowadays, a large memorial has been built to commemorate the 17,000 victims who died here under the reign of Khmer Rouge leader, Pol Pot. The remnants inside the memorial and the mass graves that dot the area remind you of the suffering of the victims. This journey into Cambodia’s past will provide you with a background on the cruelty of the Khmer Rouge regime

It will also give you an appreciation of the struggle that Cambodian people have faced and their tremendous courage to move on and rebuild their nation. Then transfer to airport for a flight to Siem Reap. Arrive in Siem Reap, pick you up and transfer you to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

ed to the Independent Monument, Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda.

Meals: N/A

Day 12: Siem Reap – Angkor Temple Highlighted

Beat the crowd early morning by 7am, visit the picturesque Ta Prohm that had nearly disappeared into the jungle and remains overgrown, an oddly haunting and exotic scene.

The magnificent roots of a tree, pushing between the huge stone blocks of the temple in a sort of embrace, evoke feelings that you may remember forever. And continue to visit the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat – one of the world’s most impressive ruins.  The temple still owns fine Apsara carvings in Angkorian era art. Lunch is own account.

Afternoon, explore the mysterious Royal city Angkor Thom. City & Bayon Its 54-tower temple is an awesome sight. At first glance it seems a shapeless mass of stone, but further scrutiny reveals a face, and then another and another until suddenly you are engulfed by the silent, heavy, enigmatic and silent gaze through half-closed eyes, staring out from a primitive and remote time. Further, visit to the surroundings of the complex including the Baphou, Elephant Terraces, Lepper King Terrace and Royal Place area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13: Siem Reap – Outlying Temples

This morning we visit the ancient Khmer civilization site of Hariharalaya which flourished in the late 9th and earlier 10th centuries. These are the earliest temples in the Angkor area and are referred to the Rolous group 

(Lo Lei, Preah Koh, and Bakhong Temples). Lunch with the local family and then we will continue to drive to the rural outskirt 35km from Angkor area to visit the smallest, but magnificent, Banteay Srei built in the 10th Century and dedicated to Shiva. 

The temple was the birthplace of Khmer classical style architecture and the bas-relief work is the best example of Khmer classical art remaining. The pink sandstone structure bears a series of striking and beautiful sculptures, lintels, pediments and friezes. Khmers say the temple must have been carved by women for the details are too fine for the hands of a man. On the way back to Siem Reap we will visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive reliefs depicting scenes of Vishnu as well as Krishna legends

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 14: Siem Reap departure
Your time will be your own until your private car and driver arrives to take you to the airport for your flight to next destination. Finish unforgettable Vietnam & Cambodia Tour with Vietnam Travel Gate. Good bye & see you in the next time! Meals: Breakfast
Note:
We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

TOUR PRICE AND TERMS OF SERVICES

Category – 4 Star hotels

US$1890,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
——————————————-
US$1730,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Category – 5 Star hotels

US$2290,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
——————————————-
US$2060,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Above tour price is based on group of 2 persons
Request your exact group size for better price

Tour code: VNCB14
Tour Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand

What’s included:

  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • Tours and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles.
  • English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary.
  • Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Domestic flight: Hanoi – Hue; Hue – Ho Chi Minh City; Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
  • Speed boat from Chau Doc to PhnomPenh
  • Cruise in Halong Bay
  • Cold water and towel during tours
  • Visa Arrival to Vietnam

What’s excluded:

  • International air ticket:
  • International airport tax:
  • Visa stamp fee
  • Other meal, drink, Tip to guide and driver, personal expenses
  • Supplement for French, Spanish, Italian and German speaking guide
  • Surcharged for Lunar New Year 15 to 19 February,2018
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Vietnam visa easy

4 Steps to get Vietnam Visa as requested by all other Agents

1

Fill in the visa online form.
Fill in the application form with the correct details of your full name, date of birth, passport number and arrival date. After filling out all needed information, please double check to make sure information is correct, if any wrong information will cause Vietnam Visa denied.

2

Confirm & Pay
We offer secure online payment through one of the following credit cards: VISA, MasterCard, JCB. You can either choose PayPal to make your payment.

3

Get your approval letter by email.
After you submit your application and payment, we will start processing your visa. After 2 working days (or shorter with less in the case of an urgent visa), we will send you an approval letter (pre-approved visa letter) by email. Then you just need to print the images file (color preferred, but not required) and prepare at least 2 passport sized photos (4cm x 6cm).

4

Get your visa Stamped.
Upon arrival at Vietnam’s airport in Hanoi, Danang, or Ho Chi Minh Airport (View airport map), expect to fill in a simple form, present the your approval letter, passport, photos, and pay for the stamping fee. without hassle or trouble.

Vietnam Visa Fee Instructions

In order to get your Vietnam visa, you should pay two kinds of fees: Service fee and Stamping fee.

1. Service fee
Service fee is the fee you pay to us for doing all the paperwork for you to submit your visa application to the Vietnam Immi gration Department for processing their visa approval letters.

2. Stamping fee.
Stamping fee is the fee you pay directly to Immigration Officers in cash (in USD or VND) (at Immigration Desk/Counter) at your arrival airport in Vietnam to have visa stamped onto your passport. The fee is collected by the Immigration Officers and compulsory for all those who use visa on arrival method.

The above information is for reference only.

For the purpose of travel within 30 days to Vietnam, we, VIETNAM TRAVEL GATE recommend our customers to obtain VISA-ON-ARRIVAL then all that you have to do is provide us a copy of your valid passport and wait to be received a pre-approved visa letter from our email.


Service fee: $12 per person

*All information will be treated as strictly confidential.

About visa-on-arrival
1.  This is commercial/non-official site offering visa approval letter service to pick up visas upon arrival.
2. Visa on arrival is a legit process and recommended by users.

Vietnam Visa Exemption

Nationals of certain countries may visit Vietnam without visa for a period of time, here-under is the list of countries and regions that have Visa Waiver arrangements with Vietnam.

Special notes:
– British National Oversea (BNO) passport holders are not eligible for the 15-day free visa exemption.

– Foreign passports are exempt from visa requirements to Phu Quoc island for no longer than 30 days. If they transit through other international airports in Vietnam before arriving Phu Quoc, they are still eligible for the exemption.

– APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) holders with valid passports are exempt from Vietnam visa requirements for stay of no longer than 60 days.
As of October 2018, regular passport holders from 24 COUNTRIES below DO NOT need a visa for Vietnam:

CountriesPassport RequiredMAXIMUM STAY
ChileYesless than 90 days
CambodiaYesless than 30 days
IndonesiaYesless than 30 days
KyrgyzstanYesless than 30 days
LaosYesless than 30 days
MalaysiaYesless than 30 days
SingaporeYesless than 30 days
ThailandYesless than 30 days
PhilippinesYesless than 21 days
BruneiYesless than 14 days
MyanmarYesless than 14 days
BelarusYesless than 15 days
DenmarkYesless than 15 days
FinlandYesless than 15 days
FranceYesless than 15 days
GermanyYesless than 15 days
ItalyYesless than 15 days
JapanYesless than 15 days
NorwayYesless than 15 days
RussiaYesless than 15 days
South KoreaYesless than 15 days
SpainYesless than 15 days
SwedenYesless than 15 days
United KingdomYesless than 15 days

*The above is provided for informational purposes only, please double check with the official authorities before you go.

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Discovery Vietnam 21 Days

Discovery Vietnam Tour 21 Days 20 Nights

Day 1: Hochiminh City (Saigon) Arrival (Meals: D)

Warm welcome upon your arrival in HCMC. Your guide will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel located in the downtown.  After check in you will have free time to relax, then your guide see you again for a welcome dinner at the river cruises on the Saigon river.

Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnels, HCMC sightseeing (Meals: B,L)

This morning we set off on a busy day of sightseeing, with our frst stop being a village known for making rice paper. From here we continue on to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, a twisting network of narrow underground tunnels and rooms that the Viet Cong used as its military base and living quarters during the Vietnam War. We’ll learn about the Viet Cong’s life underground as well as being able to explore the network of tunnels by foot. 

We’ll then drive back to HCMC for the afternoon, taking in some of the city’s most important sights. We begin with the Reunifcation Palace, an outstanding example of 1960s architecture that is steeped in modern history. It was here that the Vietnam War ended in 1975, when the city of Saigon fell after a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through the palace gates, from which point the city was to be known as Ho Chi Minh City. 

From here we visit some of the city’s major landmarks: the Notre Dame Cathedral, an imposing neo-Romanesque Catholic cathedral built in the late 19th century; and the Saigon Post Offce, a classic French colonial building bearing a giant portrait of ‘Uncle Ho’ and many grand architectural details. 

Our fnal visit of the day is to the Ben Thanh Market, an enormous sprawling covered marketplace that is packed to the gills with everything from fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and sweets; to suitcases, clothing and white goods; to traditional lacquer ware, handicrafts and kitschy tourist trinkets. Bargaining is key here, but even if you’re not shopping, it’s a dazzling spectacle to photograph. 
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

cu-chi-tunnels

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City- Mekong Delta (Meals: B,L,D)

Sightseeing: Cai Be floating markets,Tan Phong island
Activitie s: biking, gardening, fishing Overnight at Bungalow Mekong Rustic lodge.

Day 4: Mekong Delta (Meals: B,L,D)

Sightseeing: Cao Dai Temple, Cai Be Cathedral; handicraft workshops of rice paste, coconut candies, pop-rice, pop-corn and Ba Kiet ancient house. Visit local schools
Activities: cycling to handicraft village, experience to make handbags,
rice papers; cooking class at Rustic. Overnight at Bungalow Mekong Rustic lodge. 

Day 5: Mekong Delta – Saigon (Meals: B,L)

Morning take row boat along channels, seeing the daily local life. Check out after lunch then back to Ho Chi Minh City around 5PM. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh – Hoi An (Meals: B)

Pick up around 2PM to the airport for short flight to Ho Chi Minh Welcome by our local tour guide transfer you to Hotel at leisure Overnight at Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 7: Hoi An- My Son (Meals: B)

Sightseeing: Tra Kieu capital, discover the majestic ancient ruins at My Son including ancient towers which were built from the fourth century. Afternoon at your own leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8: Hoi An – Explore local life (B,L)

Sightseeing: Tra Que herb garden, Fishing village, coconut palm jungle, Eco village
Activities: Bike riding, buffalo ride, therapist foot massage; boating
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 9:Hoi An – Hue (B,L)

Transfer to Hue by private car through the high pass of Hai Van. Overnight in Hue.

Day 10: Hue- city tour

Sightseeing: Thien Mu pagoda. Colonial hat, Incense making villages, Tu Duc Tomb, Forbidden city and Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.

Day 11: Hue- Hanoi (B)

Our driver will pick up you around 1OAM, transfer to Hue airport for short domestic flight to Hanoi. Welcome by our local tour guide transfer you to your Hotel at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi. 

Day 12: Hanoi City tour (B,L)

Sightseeing: Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House on stilt, the Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literature, Museum of Ethnology, one hour cycle around the old quarter, Water Puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 13: Hanoi – Hou Lu & Tam Coc (B,L)

Sightseeing: Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, Ho chi Minh House on Stilts, the Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literature, Museum of Ethnology, one hour cycle around the old quarter, Water puppet show.  Overnight in Hanoi. 

Day 14: Hanoi – Sapa (B)

At leisure today!  Our guide will pick you up around 6pm, transferring you to the railway station.  Check in private Sapaly train.  Overnight on Train. 

Day 15: Sapa (B,L)

Private pick up at railway station then transfer to Sapa.  Have breakfast at Victoria Sapa Hotel.
Sightseeing: Visiting Ham Rong Mountain, Cat Cat village.  Overnight in Sapa.

Day 16: Sapa (B,L)

Sightseeing:  Visiting Ban Khoang and Ta Giang Phing villages.  Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 17: Sapa – Hanoi (B,L,D)

Sightseeing: visiting Lao Chai & Tan Van villages.  In the afternoon, drive back to Lao Cai for the night train to Hanoi.  Check in Private Sapaly train.  Overnight on the train.

Day 18: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L,D)

Pick up at railway station, transferring to Halong Bay.
Sightseeing: Me Cung cave, Lan Ha Bay
Activities: Kayaking, Cooking Class, fishing.
Overnight on Grayline Cruise. 

Day 19: Halong Bay (B,L,D)

Sightseeing: Lan Ha bay, floating villages, Three Peach Beach.
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, swimming
Overnight on Grayline Cruise.  

Day 20: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)

Check out after lunch and transfer back to Hanoi around 5pm.  Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 21: Hanoi Departure Home (B)

Our private car will pick you up from your hotel then transfer you to the airport for your departure home.

Note:
We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

TOUR PRICE AND TERMS OF SERVICES

Category – 4 Star hotels

US$2850,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
——————————————-
US$2609,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Category – 5 Star hotels

US$3455,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
——————————————-
US$3090,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Above tour price is based on group of 2 persons
Request your exact group size for better price

Tour code: VNDIS21
Tour Duration: 21 Days / 20 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand

What’s included:
– Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
– Domestic flights
– Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
– English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
– Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
– Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
– Entrance fees for mentioned visits
– Vienam Visa

What’s excluded:
– Other meals than mentioned
– Other services than mentioned
– International flights
– Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
– Tips, Travel insurance

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Best of Vietnam 16 Days

Best of Vietnam 16 Days 15 Nights

Day 1: Hochiminh City (Saigon) Arrival

Warm welcome upon your arrival in HCMC. Your guide will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel located in the downtown.  After check in you will have free time to relax, then your guide see you again for a welcome dinner at the river cruises on the Saigon river.

Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnels, HCMC sightseeing (Meals: B,L)

This morning we set off on a busy day of sightseeing, with our first stop being a village known for making rice paper. From here we continue on to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, a twisting network of narrow underground tunnels and rooms that the Viet Cong used as its military base and living quarters during the Vietnam War. We’ll learn about the Viet Cong’s life underground as well as being able to explore the network of tunnels by foot. 

We’ll then drive back to HCMC for the afternoon, taking in some of the city’s most important sights. We begin with the Reunification Palace, an outstanding example of 1960s architecture that is steeped in modern history. It was here that the Vietnam War ended in 1975, when the city of Saigon fell after a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through the palace gates, from which point the city was to be known as Ho Chi Minh City. From here we sightseeing some of the city’s major landmarks: the Notre Dame Cathedral, an imposing neo-Romanesque Catholic cathedral built in the late 19th century; and the Saigon Post Office, a classic French colonial building bearing a giant portrait of ‘Uncle Ho’ and many grand architectural details. 

Our final sightseeing of the day is to the Ben Thanh Market, an enormous sprawling covered marketplace that is packed to the gills with everything from fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and sweets; to suitcases, clothing and white goods; to traditional lacquer ware, handicrafts and kitschy tourist trinkets. Bargaining is key here, but even if you’re not shopping, it’s a dazzling spectacle to photograph. 
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

cu-chi-tunnels

Day 3: HCMC – My Tho – Can Tho (Meals: B,L,D)

Today you leave HCMC for the Mekong Delta. Surrounded by thousands of crisscrossed canals, life in the Mekong Delta revolves much around the river, most of the villages are often accessible by rivers and canals rather than by road. Upon arrival you take a motor-boat to explore the Thoi Son islet. Following a village path passing local houses to visit some family-run coconut candy mills then you take a horse-cart from village to village. 

Enjoy lunch with local special dishes followed by the “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, a very common art activity in the Mekong Delta performed by local people.  Rejoin your car for a drive to Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho City.

Day 4: Floating market – Village Biking – HCMC (Meals: B,L)

Early wake up today to join in the Cai Rang floating market, one of the most exciting activities you should do when you are in this area. Take a motorized boat to join the market and experience how people exchange goods, fruit and many other commodities on their vessels. You also find floating restaurants, floating bars, floating gas stations, and many other floating shops. Back to the shore and take a bike cycling from village to village on path, over monkey bridges, get in touch with local people. Lunch is at local restaurant before driving back to HCMC.

Day 5: HCMC Free of Choices (Meals: B,L)

You have a whole day to explore the HCMC Surroundings. Please select the below options to learn more about the South Vietnam. Do not forget to add your favourit street food to the list and the dining option to taste and experience the HCMC and South Vietnam cuisine.

HCMC Free Choice Offers. All included. No extra cost
1. Free Choice Surroundings
2. Free Choice Street Food
3. Free Choice Dining

Day 6: Departure for Hue City (Meals: B,D)

Enjoy your free time until transfer to airport for flight to Hue. Located in central Vietnam, the World Cultural Heritage Site Hue used to be the Citadel of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1805 to 1945. Your local guide meets you at the airport for a transfer to hotel. Free. At leisure. Evening meeting with your guide again for a Hue Royal style dinner, taste some Royal cuisines at local restaurant. Overnight in Hue.

Day 7: Hue City Tour (Meals: B,L,D)

Breakfast at your hotel, start your story of the fascinating Hue tour with cruising along the peaceful Perfume River, make a quick stop en-route, get off the boat to explore the iconic seven-storey Thien Mu Pagoda which was constructed on a hillock overlooking the Perfume River. The charming pagoda is considered as the unofficial symbol of the city.

After finishing your sightseeing at Thien Mu Pagoda, hop in your car waiting outside to transfer to the Imperial City of Hue, one of Vietnam’s Seven UNESCO World Heritage Site, including The Citadel and The Forbidden City to learn about the history of the ancient capital of Vietnam.

Then, your next destination is Hue Royal Antiques Museum which is housed in the former Long An Palace, widely regarded to be one of Vietnam’s most beautiful palaces. While at the Royal Antiquities Museum, you have the chance to see a huge collection of ornaments, furniture, jewelry, clothing, and other items relating to royal life during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945).

Take your time to explore the museum before moving to Dong Ba Market, Hue’s largest market where you can find anything and everything. After having lunch at a local restaurant, we continue on to the city’s outskirts to visit the final resting places of the Emperor under Nguyen Dynasty, Minh Mang Tomb and Khai Dinh Tomb which allows you to learn more about Nguyen Kings, as well as enjoy the spectacular landscape.

Leaving the royal tombs, we head to the nearby village to see locals making incense stick and conical hat.
In the late afternoon, hop in your car to get back to the city center. Stay overnight in Hue.

Day 8: Hue – Hoi An (B,D)

Today you leave Hue for Hoi An, another World Heritage site in the Central Vietnam. Hoi An is one of the oldest towns in south-east Asia and characterized by a rich blend of Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese and European architecture. Formerly known as Faifo, the ancient riverside town of Hoi An was a major trading port from the 16th to the 19th century. Journey to Hoi An is travelling over the Hai Van pass where you have a stop for a panoramic view over the Lang Co beach. 

On the way to Hoi An you may like to stop at one of the interesting places:
1. Museum of Cham Sculpture
2. Marble Mountains and Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 9: Free choice – Hoi An Suroundings- Streetfood (B,L,D)

Your stay in the Hoi An Ancient town will be full of interesting. Please select two of the Free Choice Sightseeing – Hoi An & Surroundings to start your interesting day in Hoi An.

1. Walking in Hoi An Ancient town
Walking tour to explore the town with old houses, narrow streets and stop to sightseeing the lantern makers, Japanese Covered Bridge, Chinese Assembly Halls, Handicraft workshop.

2. Tra Que Vegetable village by bicycle
Where you can join with gardening activities as preparing the land and fertilizing with seaweed from the local lake, prepare food and join lunch with a local family. It is also good time to relax and learn more about the Vietnamese village.

3. Kim Bong Carpentry village by boat
Formed in the 15th century by Vietnamese from the Northern Vietnam, Kim Bong carpentry developed vigorously and the occupational village was established with three groups: Ancient architectural construction, civil wooden furniture and shipbuilding. Many carpenters from this village worked to build Hue Citadel

4. My Son Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary dates from the 4th to the 13th centuries. It was a unique culture on the coast of contemporary Vietnam, owing its spiritual origins to the Hinduism of India. This is graphically illustrated by the remains of a series of impressive tower temples in a dramatic site that was the religious and political capital of the Champa Kingdom for most of its existence. The My Son Sanctuary is a remarkable architectural ensemble that developed over a period of ten centuries. It presents a vivid picture of spiritual and political life in an important phase of the history of South-East Asia.

5. Red Bridge Cooking Class (Joined group)
Begins with a with a drink at Hai Scout Café followed by a visit the Hoi An colorful market. It is time to get in touch with local sellers and purchase some of the ingredients for your own cooking lesson. Boat trip cruising along the Hoi An river to the cooking school. On arrival, you explore the cooking school’s herb and vegetable garden. Learn about some of Hoi An and Vietnam’s well-known dishes. The 2-hour cooking lesson includes a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving. Try some dishes yourselves. Lunch is served included what you have cooked.

Free Choice Street Food – Authentic experiences
1. “ Rice & Chicken” followed by a cup of Vietnamese coffee/tea/softdrink
2. “ Banh Xeo Hoi An “ followed by a cup of Vietnamese coffee/tea/softdrink
3. “ Cao Lau Hoi An” followed by a cup of Vietnamese coffee/tea/softdrink
4. “ Mi Quang ” followed by a cup of Vietnamese coffee/tea/softdrink

Free Choice Dining:
1. Hoi An cuisine set-menu at local restaurant.
2. Dinner on the beach at local restaurant.
3. BBQ fresh seafood on the beach at local restaurant.
4. Relaxing Dinner Cruise on the Hoai river and the Thu Bon 

Day 10: Deparure for Hanoi Capital

Again you take a one-hour flight to Hanoi. Widely acknowledged as one of the loveliest cities in Asia, this one-thousand-year old city offer you its unique images that totally different from other Asian cities.

Hanoi still retains a small-town provincial charm and unique intermingle with a French legacy wide, tree-lined boulevards, parks, grand villas and an artistic, café society.Your guide meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel located in the  downtown.  Enjoy a cyclo ( trishaw) riding around Hanoi Old Quarter with last stop at the famous Thang Long Water Puppet Theater for a Water Puppet Show – a unique art performance. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 11: Hanoi – Train to Sapa (B,L,D)

Please select one of the Hanoi city options and one of the Hanoi Surroundings to enjoy the day in Hanoi before having a night train to Lao Cai for Sapa. Overnight on train.

Hanoi Free Choice Offers. All included. No extra cost
1. Free Choice Sightseeing
+ Option 1: Hanoi Full-day ( Maximum 7 places )
+ Option 2: Hanoi Half-day ( Maximum 4 places ) & One of Hanoi Surroundings

2. Free Choice Street Food Lunch Break – Authentic experiences
3. Free Choice Dining

Feel free to personalize and enrich your visit 
Hanoi Sightseeings:
1. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ( open in the morning) ; 2. One Pillar Pagoda
3. Quan Thanh Temple ; 4. Temple of Literature
5. Bach Ma Temple ; 6. Hanoi Ancient House
7. Tran Quoc pagoda ; 8. Sword Lake and Ngoc Son Temple
9. Vietnam Military History Museum ; 10. Vietnam National Museum of History
11. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology ; 12. Vietnamese Women’s Museum

Hanoi Surroundings
1. Bat Trang pottery villages: About 13 kilometers south east of Hanoi center, Bat Trang village, established in 14th or 15th century, is famous for ceramic and pottery products of high quality such as vases, bowls, dishes, and many other kinds of ceramic products which have been exported worldwide.

2. Van Phuc silk village: About 8 km southwest of Ha Noi, Van Phuc silk village is well known for its traditional sericulture, weaving, and silk products for a long-lasting history of more than two thousand years. The village makes more than 2 million meters of silk per year and is an ideal place for silk products & souvenirs

3. Duong Lam Ancient village: Duong Lam ancient village, some 60km to the west of Hanoi, has a history of about 1,200 years with many houses dating back up to 400 years. One special thing about the village is that most of the buildings here are made of laterite and mud, two materials that are abundant in the area. The village also has its prestige as two of Vietnam’s kings, Phung Hung (761-802) and Ngo Quyen (896-944) were born in here.

4. Dong Ho painting village: Dong Ho painting village, 30 km to the East of Hanoi, or Vietnamese woodblock prints is a distinct Vietnamese folk art. Dong Ho paintings reflect people’s innermost feelings. Dong Ho paintings is made of of bark of a tree called “Dzo. Colors of the painting are refined from various kinds of tree leaves that people can easily find in Vietnam. Dong Ho paintings have about 300 years of history in the north of Vietnam. It is always considered a symbol of traditional culture and aesthetic value of Vietnam.

Day 12: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat Village (B,D)

Early arrive in Lao Cai, a Vietnam-China border city. Meet you local driver for transfer you to your hotel located in Sapa town. Enjoy the North Vietnam mountainous area with its winding road, terrace rice fields and minority ethnic villages.  Time for relaxation or explore the mountainous town on your own (early check-in is subject to availability). Afternoon you have a short walking tour to sightseeing the Cat Cat village – home of the H’Mong ethnic people located in the beautiful valley and learn about their unique customs and practices. Stop at the Cat Cat waterfall for some photo shots before returning to hotel. Enjoy dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 13: Ethnic village – Train back to Hanoi (B,L,D)

You start the day with a soft trek along buffalo paths to the Ta van and Lao Chai, villages of the H’Mong and the Day ethnic peoples, through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. More time to learn about other ethnic community in Sapa. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon your driver picks up you from the village and transfer you back to Sapa for a short break then to Lao Cai. Dinner at local restaurant then you catch a night train to Hanoi. Overnight on train.

Day 14: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L,D)

Early arrive Hanoi in the morning, your driver meets  you at the station and offer you a drive to watch local people do morning exercise at the lakes or join in the morning flowers market before having a breakfast and a cup of coffee.  Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay via the Red River Delta. Enjoy welcome drink onboard then start cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay while lunch is served. Stop to visit and explore Vung Vieng fishing village by bamboo boat or you can have a kayak around Vung Vieng area. 

Time to relax, sunbath or swimming at Ban Chan Beach. Back to the junk to enjoy the sunset cocktail while the boat is cruising to Cong Do area docking for overnight.  BBQ dinner followed by some activities of board games or squid fishing. Overnight on traditional junk.

Day 15: Halong – Hanoi (B,Brunch)

Early bird with exercises with Tai chi on the sundeck then enjoy a light breakfast. Explore Thien Canh Son Cave. Watching fruits carving demonstration. Enjoy Ha Long Bay scenery while the junk boat cruising back to shore. Rejoin your car for journey back to Hanoi. Enjoy one of the below activities before back to hotel for relax and at leisure.

Free Choice Activities
1. Enjoy some glasses of “Bia hoi Hanoi ” at local pub.
2. Enjoy Vietnamese ca tru (ceremonial singing) traditional music

Ovenight in Hanoi

Day 16: Hanoi Departure (B)

Today is the last day of your “Best of Vietnam 16 Days”. Enjoy your free time at your hotel or you can do your last minute souvenir shopping before transfer to airport for your flight home. Have a good journey and thanks for joining us.

Note:
We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

TOUR PRICE AND TERMS OF SERVICES

Category – 4 Star hotels

US$2350,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
——————————————-
US$2209,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Category – 5 Star hotels

US$2955,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
——————————————-
US$2698,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Above tour price is based on group of 2 persons
Request your exact group size for better price

Tour Duration: 16 Days / 15 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand

What’s included:
– Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
– Domestic flights
– Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
– English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
– Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
– Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
– Entrance fees for mentioned visits

What’s excluded:
– Other meals than mentioned
– Other services than mentioned
– International flights
– Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
– Tips, Travel insurance

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Glimpse of Vietnam in 9 days 8 nights

A glimpse of Vietnam in 9 days

A glimpse of Vietnam in 9 days package tour

Day 1: Hochiminh City (Saigon) Arrival

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Hochiminh City Tour (B)

Depart your hotel at for a half day tour of Ho Chi Minh City.
This morning sightseeing the War Remnants or History Museum (choose which one you would most like to see) and the former Presidential Palace. From there stroll (your vehicle will be available at all times) to the major sights of colonial Ho Chi Minh City: the Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall. 

Visit Ben Thanh Market where an incredible display of fresh produce is offered. Simply strolling through the market, seeing and enjoying the variety of goods for sale is a great way to get a feel for the city
The afternoon and evening are at leisure.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Note: History Museum is closed on Mondays

Day 3: Hochiminh City – Mekong Delta – Hochiminh City (B,L)

This morning, leave bustling Ho Chi Minh for the 2 hour drive to the delta town of Cai Be.  The local traditional wooden boats, vast emerald rice fields and lush back waterways; these are the things that make Cai Be such a desired destination.
On arrival board your boat for a cruise of Cai Be floating market. Traders work the river and some have been living on these waters for generations. Produce at the market are hung on a pole in front of boats to attract customers and make it easier for people to see from afar what is on offer.

After visiting the market continue to a cottage factory where ‘pop-rice’, rice paper and coconut candies are made. Return to the boat for the cruise to Dong Hoa Hiep Island, along the way admire the scenery and the daily life of the local villagers. Lunch will be local Mekong style serving specialties of the area. Following your cruise drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 4: Hochiminh City – Danang – Hoi An (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for the short flight to the central port city of Danang. On arrival in Danang transfer to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to sightseeing the former merchants’ homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Hoi an town

Day 5: Hoi An – Hue (B)

Leave Hoi An for Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. Its mesmerizing tombs and mausoleums of the last emperors of Vietnam reveal fascinating insights into the lives of the imperial families and their subjects. The ancient citadel reflects the pomp and ceremony of the dynastic rulers as well as the scars of many years of turmoil, both ancient and modern (the Royal Citadel was badly damaged in the latter stages of the war) but retains a sense of grace and majesty even today.

Drive through Danang before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds and dropping down to the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co.
In Hue visit the Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945.
Latter visit Khai Dinh’s Tomb which is traditional Vietnamese in design with a European touch making it unique from other tombs in Hue.
Overnight in Hue.

Day 6: Hue – Hanoi (B)

Spend the morning at your leisure.
Please let us know if you would like us to arrange any additional options like a visit to Ming Mang’s or Tu Duc tombs, a visit to the local market, or walking tour of Hue’s garden houses.
In the afternoon, transfer 30-minutes to Hue Airport for the 1-hour flight to Hanoi. On arrival transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 7: Hanoi City Tour (B)

This morning depart your hotel for the Temple of Literature. In 1076 Quoc Tu Giam – Vietnam’s first university, also referred to as Van Mieu, was established within a temple to educate Vietnam’s royalty, mandarins and members of the elite. The university functioned for an incredible 700 years and its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a fascinating glimpse into Vietnam’s past.

The One Pillar Pagoda, founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 will be visited next. This structure is one of Vietnam’s most iconic temples. Close by is the mausoleum of the historic figure and father of modern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh (viewed from outside; closed Mon and Fri and from Oct-Nov) and the former presidents house on stilts where he lived from 1958 to 1969, his former home illustrates the modesty of this Vietnamese revolutionary.

The afternoon, explore Picturesque West Lake and the sixth century Tran Quoc Buddhist Pagoda, and the nearby Taoist temple of Quan Thanh which is dedicated to Tran Vu, one of the principal deities in Taoism.
Or visit the fascinating Ethnology Museum, a research center and public museum, exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 8: Hoi – Halong Bay (B,L,D)

Following breakfast leave Hanoi for a 3hrs 30mins drive to Halong Bay including a 20-minutes stop on the way. Arrive at your jetty in Halong City towards noon and proceed with check-in formalities. After your welcome on-board, a lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay itself. In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations.
Dinner is served on board.
Overnight on Halong Bay.

Day 9: Halong Bay – Hanoi Departure (B)

On your return to Halong City enjoy a wholesome brunch as your boat wends through strange-shaped limestone rock formations. Upon disembarkation your driver will meet you for the transfer back to Hanoi.
At leisure for shopping until your transfer to Noi Bai Airport for onward flight.

Note:
We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.

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TOUR PRICE AND TERMS OF SERVICES

Category – 4 Star hotels

US$1410,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
——————————————-
US$1314,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Category – 5 Star hotels

US$1710,–/person
Valid from 1 Oct 18 – 30 Apr 19
——————————————-
US$1590,–/person
Valid from 1 May 19 – 30 Sep 19

Above tour price is based on group of 2 persons
Request your exact group size for better price

Tour Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights
Tour Operates: Year Round / On Demand

What’s included:
– Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
– Domestic flights
– Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
– English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
– Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
– Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
– Entrance fees for mentioned visits

What’s excluded:
– Other meals than mentioned
– Other services than mentioned
– International flights
– Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
– Tips, Travel insurance