Vietnam adventure package tour 12 days 11 nights
- Duration: 12 days 11 nights
- Exploring city sites & cycling to visit countryside
- Spending one night for exploring and enjoying the magnificence Halong Bay and one night on Oasis Bay Party Cruiser 5* and one night at private Freedom island.
- Enjoying the spectacular natural beauty and karst mountains of Ninh Binh - the "Halong Bay on Land" & hiking to “Great Wall”
- Challenging 12km of the Ho Chi Minh trail through the Abandoned Valley in Phong Nha , exploring the Vietnamese tropical forest and the history of the Vietnam-American war
- Exploring the other exit of the now famous Dark Cave, and explore unspoilt Hang E where you can swim in a crystal clear natural spring.
- Discovering Tam Giang Lagoon beauty & traditional villages in Hue
Experiencing farming and fishing life like locals in Hoian!
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Arriving at Noi Bai airport, our tourguide will greet you at airport with Welcome signboard and then you will be transfered to hotel in Hanoi- the capital city of Vietnam, is an elegant city located on the banks of the Red River with tranquil Restored Sword Lake at its heart.
Free at leisure and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi half-day city tour - Bike to Bat Trang ceramic village
Enjoy a halfday Hanoi city with the tour guide and get a glimpse of a local in the mythology, traditions and customs of Vietnam. We will visit the Ho Chi Minh complex to discover the heart of Viernam at the "Uncle Ho" mausoleum.. See the house on stilts and picturesque single one pillar pagoda, built in wood for the 11th century, Emperor Lý Thái Tông nearby. You will then visit the Temple of Literature, the site of the first university dating from Vietnam around 1070 and originally built as a temple of Confucius.
Afternoon, we begin your day tour by cycling along the Red River dyke, crosing the Long Bien Bridge then you continue riding along the dyke for some kilometers before joining a small biking trail that furrows among pop corn, vegetable, and fruit gardens. After about two hour cycling, you arrive in Bat Trang village.. The village is famous for ceramic and pottery products of high quality. You will then have a short walk to visit the village, discovering the village ceramic market, the Bat Trang temple, Bat Trang communal house and you learn all the steps of making a pottery.
You enjoy two more hour cycling back to Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Mua cave - Van Long Natural Reserve
We will pick you up at your hotel at and depart to depart to Ninh Binh. Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital and King Dinh & King Le Temple then we depart for Hang Mua (Mua Cave) which belongs to Ninh Binh province. This is a very beautiful non – touristy place and is considered as Great Wall in China. We will eplores the caves there then we challenge ourselves with 500 steps to the top of the mountain where we will feel very happy with the fresh air on “rooftop of Ninh Binh” with the panorama view. After having lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, reach Van Long wharf and set off on a short boat trip into the reservoir at Van Long Nature Reserve - the largest wetland in northern Vietnam. Float past poetic landscapes and rolling jungle hills that are perfect for photos then back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi - Halong bay World Heritage site
On this 3 Days and 2 Nights Oasis Bay Party Cruise & Freedom Island tour you will spend a day exploring and enjoying the magnificence Halong Bay and one night on Oasis Bay Party Cruiser 5* with activities including water trampoline, kayaking, swimming, boat jumping, floatables and relax in one of our 3 Jacuzzis.
The first night is party time where you can really let go and then you will spend one day and night at the incredible Freedom Island. Our own private island, Freedom has it all. Two beaches, modern accommodation, hammocks, volleyball court, kayaking, swimming, rock climbing. There really is something for everyone..! This cruise is sure to be one of the highlights of your Vietnam trip!
Hotel: Oasis Party Cruises
Day 5: Freedom Island
Exploring Lan Ha Lagoon by cliff jumping, enjoying beautiful swimming time by jumping off from the top of the boat. Heading to private beach on Freedom island.
Day 6: Freedom Island - Halong Bay - Hanoi - Night train to Dong Hoi
Transfer back to cruise and attend Cooking demonstration, enjoy the last lunch on board and get back the bus to Hanoi. you will arrange taxi by yourself to Hanoi railway station A for night train to Dong Hoi at 19:30 P.M by SE1. Overnight on train
Day 7: Abandon valley trek
Arrival in Dong Hoi at 05:30 A.M then our car will transfer you to hotel by 1.5 hour drive. The Abandoned Valley is located in a remote area of the world heritage Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. This tour takes in 12km of the Ho Chi Minh trail, through the Abandoned Valley, exploring the Vietnamese tropical forest and experiencing the history of the Vietnam-American war as you trek along the narrow track. Explore the other exit of the now famous Dark Cave, and explore unspoilt Hang E where you can swim in a crystal clear natural spring. Hang E is one of the most beautiful river caves in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park and is in a completely unspoiled environment.
The porter team will prepare you a fantastic barbecue lunch in the jungle to fuel you up for the trek back out of the valley.
This tour is a great opportunity to get in to the jungle, explore two unspoiled caves and experience authentic Vietnam whilst supporting employment for local people.
12km of Primary Jungle Trekking
Explore Dark Cave
Swim in Hang E cave
BBQ lunch in the jungle
Overnight in Phong Nha
Day 8: Phong Nha - Free at Leisure
You are free at leisure and overnight in Phong Nha
Day 9: Phong Nha - Bus to Hue - Tam Giang Lagoon - Biking To Traditional Villages
You are free at leisure then go to meeting point for transfer to Hue by 3 hour drive by public bus (Departs at 4 A.M – arrive at 7:00 A.M. Arrival in Hue bus station then transfer to hotel in Hue and breakfast are at your own expense. Then we will transfer for discovering Tam Giang lagoon beauty. On the road, you will stopover to visit Bao La – Bamboo weaving village located in Quang Dien District along the Bo River.
This village is very famous for unique products which are familiar with family daily life made by bamboo such as basketry, basket, chair, light…Nowadays, Ba La village is also well-known with handicraft produce of co-operative of this village. Arrive the lagoon region of My Thanh fishing village belong to Quang Loi commue, Quang Dien District, you will have chance to listen local people guide the way how to make the net which will use to catch fish and seafood…
Then you make boat trip on the blue water to enjoy the pure fresh atmosphere and learn fishing for more experience under the instruction of the local people. Especially, you will practice by yourselves how to catch fish, how to catch the net into the river…
This afternoon, you will transfer to visit Phuoc Tich Ancient Village where is the home of old garden houses, come cross rice paddy fields. Visit the village you have chance to learn more of the oldest houses 200 – 300 years old known as Nha Ruong built by ironwood with tiled roofs and graceful green fences, enjoy quiet atmosphere in the countryside, walk around the see local people, pottery workshop to learn about the procedure to make pottery products under the instruction of local artisans. Today the production is based on orders only. Back Hue city center.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Hue - Hoi An by Public bus
You are free at leisure and be transfered to Hoian by public bus by 3 hour drive. Arrival in Hoian at around 13:00 P.M. You will be transfered to your hotel in Hoian. You are free to explore ancient town by your own, enjoy swimming or other sport acitivies at An Bang beach.
Overtnight at hotel.
Day 11: Hoi An Farming & Fishing Experience
Cycle to a local farming village traveling along picturesque country roads. Share in the daily work life of local farmers – hoeing and a soil, watering veggie at an organic herb garden, riding water buffalo in the field and enjoy the freshest air of the countryside beauty. Board boat and cruise to the mouth of the river where it meets the Cua Dai Sea. Learn and try your hand at local traditional fishing techniques using round and cast nets. Learn to paddle the strange and unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats
Enjoy basket boat dancing on the round boat - THUNG CHAI. Explore the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war and hear of the extreme conditions endured by soldiers on both sides. Learn how to make an origami creations from reeds of palm leaves such as grasshopper , birds, ring, sunglass ,bracelets….etc. Visit a local water coconut palm village, take a walk around the village and have some tea and snack with local talks. Back on-board our boat, enjoy lunch and cold beer or soft drink. Return to hotel by coach. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Hoi An - Da nang
You are free at leisure until our driver transfer to Danang international airport for onward flight.
- Private vehicle with AC for guided tour & airport transfer
- Carefully selected accommodation with daily breakfast
- Meals at local restaurant as indicated (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D:Dinner)
- English-speaking local guide in each destination
- Tour activity as mentioned
- Tourist bus as mentioned : Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi; Phong Nha – Hue; Hue – Hoian
- Group tour in Halong & Phong Nha
- 01 way night train Hanoi – Dong Hoi by 4 berth shared cabin
- Group tours as indicated.
- Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
- Boat, bike, cruises as mentioned
- Vietnam Visa
- International flight
- Compulsory dinner for New Year & Christmas
- Travel insurance
- Late checkout, early check-in
- Drinks, laundry, tips, personal expenses
- Other not stated above