Day 1 : Hanoi - Arrival
You are welcome at the airport and then transferred to the hotel for check-in.
Free time to walk around Hanoi street to see the daily lives of the local
Day 2 : Hanoi City Tour (B,L)
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full day Hanoi City tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting sights, including Ho Chi Minh Complex , peaceful West Lake with lovers street Thanh Nien, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda, Ethnology Museum
12h00 : Lunch
13h30 : Continue the trip to visit Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple, 01 hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter to enjoy the soul and sound of Hanoi.
17h00 : Enjoy the Traditional Water Puppet Show then transfer back to your hotel, free time
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long (B,L,D)
9h00 : We depart to Ha Long Bay, with 2,5 hours Driving We arrive at the Tuan Chau Pier around 11h30 , We take arrest in the waiting room of Indochine Luxury Cruise
12h00 : You are transferred by tender from Indochine’s Tuan Chau Pier to Indochine Cruise - enjoy welcome drink, listen cruise briefing and safety instructions.
13h15 – 14h15 Passengers enjoy the International Buffet Lunch and Enjoy the Beautiful Halong Bay, then you can go up stair to the Top of Cruise for relaxing or go back to your room to enjoy the Halong Bay from your wide room windows and Balcony
15h00 : The Cruise arrives the Dark and Light Cave in Lan Ha Bay, the Tender will transfer you to the Floating Pier. You will have 2 options : rowing the Kayak by yourselves or take the Sampan to visit the Caves
16h00 Back to the Cruise, Our staff keep close watch while you enjoy the freedom of exploration by swimming near to the Cruise in Lan Ha Bay
17.45 Depart and sail to anchor overnight.
18.30 – 19.00 Attend the Fruit and Vegetable Carving Lesson led by our Head Chef. During the lesson, the chef will conduct Fruit and Vegetable carving, showing the guests how we decorate and make some traditional Vietnamese food.
19.30 Set Menu Dinner is served.
20.45 Evening activities. Board games like cards or Parcheesi are available, as well as massage service (massage service is available throughout the cruise). Also, everyone can try their luck at Squid fishing on the boat with help from the crew.
Day 4 : Halong Bay – Hanoi ( B,L)
06h30 : Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.
06h45 : Enjoy Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck.
07h00 : The Tender will transfer us to the Pier in Cat Ba Island, Bus transfer to Cat Ba National Park, We climb up steps to Trung Trang Cave , From this top We can see the over view of Lan Ha Bay
09h00 : Return to the Indochine Cruise. You will have 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing. Please collect all of your belongings from the cabins and leave heavy luggage outside the cabins.
09h30 : Enjoy the breakfast buffet in the dining room, consisting of both Vietnamese and international dishes. Bills are settled after breakfast.
We approach the harbour while we cruise, giving you the opportunity to soak up the last of the magical atmosphere of Lan Ha from the sundeck.
11h30 : Arrive at Indochina’s Pier at Tuan Chau Port. Car transfer back to Hanoi City
14h30 : Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi, free time
Day 5 : Hanoi – Hoi An (B)
10h00 : Transfer to the airport for the flight VN171 depart at 12h00 to Da Nang
13h10 : Arrive at Da Nang Airport, check out then Transfer to your hotel in Hoi An
14h30 : Arrive at your hotel in Hoi An, Check in and free time to walk around Hoi An Ancient Town
Day 6 : Hoi An City Tour and Water CoCoNut discovery (B, L)
8h00 : We spend the morning for a walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market ... Around the town we can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.
12h00 : Lunch
13h30 : Car transfer to Water Coconut Forest, On arrivel We board the Basket Boats rowing by the local people to discover the Bay Mau Lake and the Coconut Forest learn about the daily life of Vietnamese fishermen, their families and their community. Nothing is more interesting than joining local fisherman on the river and enjoying hands-on experience.
Especially, the tourists will know how to ride a basket boat. Rowing the boat through these small and beautiful channels, the tourists will come to inside of the water coconut forest. At here, the travelers can visit the coconut trees growing together and get some water coconut fruit.
Day 7 : Hoi An Free time ( B)
Free time to discover the town or you can contact us for some optional tours to tradional villages, farming villages , or cycling to the countryside
Day 8 : Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Breakfast at your hotel, It’s time to say goodbye to Hoi An
9h00 : Transfer to Da Nang airport for the flight VN121 at 11h00 to Ho Chi Minh City
12h10 : Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, Transfer to your hotel in the center of the City, check in , free time
Day 9 : Ho Chi Minh City Tour and Cu Chi Tunnels ( B,L)
08h00: Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel for the City tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Visit the former Presidential Palace, War Museum of Remnants, Notre Dame Cathedral, Sai Gon Central Post Office, a stop at lacquer ware workplace.
After lunch, drive to extraordinary Cu Chi tunnels, about 65 Km (1½ hours drive) from Sai Gon. The complicated system of underground network was built by Viet Cong guerillas. En route, you have chance to see rural people live and work. View occupations such as cashew nut farming, duck breeding, rice farming and production of rice paper, a key ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine.
17h00: Return to your hotel
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Mytho – Mekong Delta boat trip – Can Tho city (B,L)
08.00am: Our Tour Guide & Driver pick you up at the hotel in Saigon, then take an excursion to Mytho, one of quiet cities in Mekong Delta area. Arrival to Mytho, a full day trip to water world of the Mekong Delta; enjoy the journey through the fertile paddy fields, water buffalos. Take the boat trip along narrow waterways and visit some orchards, local houses where making rice-paper, enjoy tropical fruits with southern traditional “Tai Tu music” show. Enjoy lunch with special Elephant’s Ear Fish will be served during lunch on local restaurant on island. After finished boat trip, take on private vehicle to Cantho, stop for visiting the ancient pagoda Vinh Trang.
Afternoon, arrive to Cantho, check-in the hotel on arrival. Free at lesure until enjoy dinner at charming restaurant located on Hau river branch. Free after dinner and O/N in Cantho.
Day 11: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh City (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to the pier for taking the boat ride on Mekong River which is the longest and most prosperous in Asia, visit the famous floating market Cai Rang, where you can see the daily life and local people selling their products on boats. Then cruising to small cannels to visit one of the local family and their orchard, taste tropical fruits, green tea. After then, take on private vehicle return to Saigon.
17h00 : Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, free time
Day 12 : Ho Chi Minh City – Nha Trang (B)
10h30 : Transfer to the airport for the flight VN1346 at 12h40 to Nha Trang
13h40 : Arrive in Nha Trang Airport, transfer to Ninh Van Bay Pier
Day 13-15 : Nha Trang Beach ( B)
Free time to enjoy the Sun and Sea, You can go to Nha Trang city by free boat and shuttle bus of L’Alya Ninh Van Bay Resort
Day 16 : Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City departure (B)
Free time until transfer to Nha Trang Airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City for your connecting flight back home. We hope to see you again in Vietnam
Hanoi : Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
Halong Bay : Indochine Cruise
Hoi An : Hotel Royal Hoi An – MGallery
Ho Chi Minh City : The Reverie Saigon Hotel
Can Tho : Azerai Resort Can Tho
Nha Trang : L'Alya Ninh Van Bay Resort
Please do not hesitate to contact us if You would like to customize this tour or change the hotels and resort to suite you!