14 DAYS VIETNAM ADVENTURE TOUR
- Duration: 14 DAYS 13 NIGHTS
- Discover Sapa - the most beautiful views of the rice paddy fields in Asia: visit local village and experience their way of life. '
- Explore Ha Long - World Heritage, relax with luxury cruise, join some activities such as swimming, kayaking and boat jumping, playing volleyball, join in cooking class
- Traveling to Ninh Binh, discover Trang An a scenic landscape complex, take to Bai Dinh pagoda- the largest pagoda complex in Viet Nam.
- Explore Hoi An ancient town, relaxing with peaceful rive, peaceful village, discover 4- course cooking lesson of traditional Vietnamese dishes.
- Traveling to Ho Chi Minh, explore enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields, enjoy seasonal fruit & honeytea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music"
Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL
We will pick you up at the airport and bring you to the hotel. You will have your own
free time to relax and rest after the flight. Take this opportunity to wander around the Old
Quarter, where your hotel is located.
Day 2: HANOI – FOOD TOUR – NIGHT BUS TO SAPA (B,D) Group tour
Have breakfast at hotel. Check out your room at noon. You will have your own time to
relax or do some shopping.
At 17.00, our English-speaking tour guide will meet you at
the hotel where we start our walking street food tour. The tour guide will not only walk
you through the world of Hanoi’s street food but will also introduce some of Hanoi’s
delightful and interesting architecture along the way.
You will eat as you walk, sample seasonal fruits and some French inspired foods from various local food stalls. The tour ends at around 20.00. The bus will pick you up at your hotel at 21.30.
Overnight on sleeper bus.
Day 3: SAPA – LAO CHAI &TA VAN VILLAGES (B,L,D) Group tour
The bus is due to arrive in Sapa at around 4 am. As it is still early, you can continue
resting on the bus till 6am. Our tour guide will meet and transfer you to the hotel for
breakfast. You can leave your luggage in the luggage storage room to prepare for the
trekking trip. You will only need to bring a change of clothing, trekking gear and
toiletries for your stay at the village homestay.
09.00: You will begin your 12km trek on small trails down the Muong Hoa Valley
towards the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. The Muong Hoa Valley contains some of
the most beautiful views of the rice paddy fields in Asia. After lunch along the Muong
Hoa river in Lao Chai, you will continue along the bottom of the valley to get to the Dzay
tribe village of Ta Van to experience their way of life, staying in a local family cottage.
Overnight at the homestay in Sapa.
Day 4: GIANG TA CHAI – SU PAN VILLAGE – DAY BUS TO HANOI (B,L) Group tour
After breakfast, begin a 14km trek to visit 2 villages of the Red Dzao, the Hmong of Giang Ta Chai and Hmong, Dzao village of Su Pan. On the way, we drop by at a beautiful waterfall and rattan bridge. Trek to Su Pan village through the bamboo forest to the main road to catch the car drive back to Sapa.
Take the day bus to Hanoi at 4pm. You will arrive in Hanoi at around 9pm.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: HANOI – HALONG (B,L,D) Group tour
In the morning, we pick you up at your hotel in the Old Quarter. You will arrive at the Halong harbor at around 12.30pm, where you board a luxury cruise. The ship will cruise around hundreds of islets while you drink and relax with your new friends. There are many activities which you can participate, including kayaking, swimming and boat jumping. There is even a drinking bar on the boat that will not close until you sleep, so
you can party as crazy as you want!
Overnight on cruise.
Day 6: HALONG – FREEDOM ISLAND (B,L,D) Group tour
Breakfast will be served at 7.30am before checking out of your cabin at 9am. You will then make your way to Freedom Island. Before reaching the island, the boat will stop by a 12m tall rock, where you can experience the thrill of climbing and jumping off from there! If you are not feeling too adventurous on that day,
you can take a leisure swim in the emerald colored waters of Lan Ha Bay. Once you reach Freedom Island, you will check in your accommodation, with plenty of free time to relax, play volleyball or go kayaking again. There are plenty of hammocks and floating mattresses too!
Overnight at dorm.
Day 7: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B,L) Group tour
Breakfast will be served at about 7am. A cooking demonstration will be presented at
10am; we will learn how to prepare spring rolls, one of the most famous Vietnamese
foods. Lunch will be served on the ship after that. You will arrive in Hanoi at about 5pm
depending on the traffic. Have your own free time to relax. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 8: HANOI – TRANG AN – NIGHT TRAIN TO DANANG (B,L,D) Group tour
In the morning, our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to head to Ninh Binh city, about 98km away from Hanoi. We will visit the Bai Dinh Pagoda and Trang An caves. Our guide and driver will take you to Bai Dinh Pagoda, the largest pagoda complex in Vietnam with more than 500 La Han statues, including a huge spectacular bronze Buddha standing at 10 meters tall.
12.30 - 14.00: Lunch in a local restaurant with specialty dishes (Goat, pork)
14.30: Continue on to visit Trang An, a scenic landscape complex, which is recognized as an UNESCO World natural heritage site. Get on a rowing boat to wade along the small river surrounded by scenic mountains, caves and green fields.
17.00: After the tour, we make our way back to Ninh Binh town, where you will have free time to eat and prepare for the night train to Danang.
Day 9: DANANG – HOIAN
You arrive to Danang train station at midday; our driver will bring you to Hoian for check in. You spend this afternoon enjoying a walking tour around this enchanting port town. Around the town, you will see numerous art galleries and tailor shops, and you can even get some made-to-order clothes if you like.
Overnight at the homestay in Hoi An.
Day 10: HOIAN – COOKING CLASS (B,L) Group tour
8.30: Pick up at your hotel for a trip to the market to check out freshly grown local herbs. Then we board our river boat for a relaxing 40-minute ride to Thuan Tinh Island, recognized by Hoi An as an official ecological zone. To visit the local village, we take a round boat trip through the water coconut trees. Walk through the gardens to visit Miss Hoa & house who will be your host.
After greeting her family, you will snack on grilled rice cakes with iced tea. From there, we head back to our open-air cooking class, overlooking the peaceful river and water coconut trees. Our chefs will show you how to make Vietnamese food while you enjoy the cool breeze.
Our chefs will also prepare a 4- course cooking lesson of traditional Vietnamese dishes. They demonstrate how to prepare them, and then it will be your turn to prepare your own tasty Vietnamese lunch! Have your own free time in the afternoon.
Overnight at the hotel in Hoi An
Day 11: HOIAN – FIGHT TO HOCHIMINH (B)
Today, you take a domestic flight from Danang to Hochiminh city. Our driver will meet you at Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer you to your hotel.
You will have your own free time to visit the most dynamic city of Vietnam.
Day 12: HOCHIMINH – MY THO – BEN TRE – CAN THO (B,L) Group tour
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 "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.
Day 13: CAN THO – CAI RANG MARKET - HOCHIMINH (B,L) Group tour
Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river ( Bassac River), then proceed to visit Cai Rang 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 one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden.
Stop for lunch and drive badck to Ho chi minh city.
Day 14: HOCHIMINH – FLIGHT BACK HOME (B)
On the last day of the tour, you will have your free time to do any last-minute shopping before you leave Vietnam. We will pick you up and bring you to the airport, before waving goodbye as you take the flight back home.
- English speaking guide
- A/C transport throughout the tours and all transfers
- Transfer by bus for group tour
- Entrance fee to any applicable tourist sites
- Meals as indicated (B=breakfast, L= Lunch, D=dinner)
- Tourist bus :Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi
- Train ticket : Ninh Binh – Danang
- Flight ticket : Danang - Hochimimh
- Boat cruise as mentioned
- Accommodation in Hanoi, Sapa, Halong, Hoian, Ho Chi Minh , Cantho.
- Vietnam visa
- International flight ticket
- Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
- Other meals not mentioned
- Tips & personal expenses
- Other not stated above
- Travel insurance
You should take long sleeve clothes, hat, trekking shoes, sunscreen, mosquito repellent.