14 Day Vietnam

13 NIGHTS FROM
R28 940
Per person sharing
Excludes flights & taxes
Valid From 01 Feb 2019 to 30 Apr 2019
Private tour of Vietnam!

Our 14 Day Vietnam package is a private tour of Vietnam! Travel to Hanoi, Ha Long, Hue, Hoi An, Nha Trang & Saigon.

14 Day Vietnam

Brief day to day tour itinerary:

Day 1:  Hanoi Arrival

  • Upon your arrival; you will be met by our representative who will assist you through immigration.
  • Transfer to the hotel; and check-in
  • Overnight at your hotel in Hanoi.

Day 2:  Hanoi City Tour

  • This morning we embark on a an exhilarating and unforgettable ‘Xich Lo’ ride through the charming; yet bustling; 36 Street Old Quarter to Ba Dinh Square where we disembark to explore Ho Chi Minh’’s Quarter.
  • Our first visit is to the most well respected site of Ho Chi Minh’’s Mausoleum which includes the Presidential Palace; One Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Museum.
  • We meet our bus for a short journey to visit the infamous Hanoi Hilton Prison and the 11th century Temple of Literature; Hanoi’s first University.
  • After our exciting adventures we’ve all worked up an appetite! We cross the street for lunch (pay yourself) at famous Koto restaurant.
  • Afternoon; we drive approximately 25 minutes to the Ethnology Museum.
  • Enjoy the famous traditional Water Puppets Show in the evening.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Hanoi.

Day 3:  Hanoi – Ha Long

  • We leave the city behind and drive through the Red River Delta to Ha Long Bay; taking around 3.5 hours.
  • En route; we make a stop at one of our favourite organisation in Vietnam; Hong Ngoc Humanities centre in Sao Do town.
  • Arriving in Ha Long Bay; we board our boat and enjoy a spectacular seafood lunch as we sail off into Dragon Bay; gazing at the breathtaking karst formations within the bay.
  • After lunch have some free time to relax and admire the beauty of the Bay as we cruise through hundreds of formations.
  • Throughout our cruise today; you will have the opportunity to disembark the boat and explore Sung Sot cave
  • For beach lovers and swimmers; we make a stop at one of the sandy beaches for swimming or just relaxing.
  • We continue cruising the bay until the late afternoon; before setting anchor for the night.
  • Once anchored; there’s plenty of time for swimming or just relaxing to admire the scenery before settling into another scrumptious meal.
  • After dinner; why not head to the top deck and enjoy a relaxing drink whilst admiring the peaceful ambiance and gazing at the millions of stars.
  • Overnight on board the cruise boat in Ha Long Bay.

Day 4:  Ha Long –Hanoi – Hue by Flight

  • This morning we take a small bamboo boat to visit Luon; a beautiful tunnel cave set within a lagoon.
  • We re-board our boat and continue cruising the bay; through the old part of Ha Long City; whilst we enjoy our seafood brunch before heading back to the pier for our return to Hanoi.
  • Return to Hanoi; with time to relax or grab a last minute bargain before our late afternoon flight to Hue.
  • Arrival in Hue; you will transfer to hotel for check-in.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Hue.

Day 5:  Hue City Tour

  • We commence our exploration and head to Minh Mang’s Tomb.
  • A 20 minute drive takes us to the beautiful construction of Khai Dinh’s Tomb.
  • En route we make a stop at a small workshop to see the interesting process of making traditional Hue Conical hats and incense sticks.
  • We return to town and visit Hue’s oldest 19th Century Pagoda; ‘Thien Mu (Heavenly Lady) Pagoda.
  • Boarding our dragon boat from the base of the Pagoda; we cruise down the Perfume River.
  • After disembarking our boat we enjoy a delicious lunch (pay yourself) at a nearby Garden Restaurant
  • After lunch we visit the Citadel (Forbidden Purple City); located in Hues town.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Hue.

Day 6:  Hue – Hoi An

  • After a relaxing morning we set out on our spectacular drive to Hoi An.
  • We pass through Lang Co fishing village; before heading up and over the spectacular Hai Van Pass; where we stop at the highest point to immerse ourselves and gaze at the spectacular scenery at 980 meters above sea level.
  • 20 minutes from the base of the pass we arrive in Da Nang where we visit Cham Museum.
  • We continue driving to the stunning Marble Mountains; where we climb the marble stairs to reach the peak of the largest mountains of the 5 elements; Thuy Son or more commonly known as ‘Water Mountain’.
  • We admire the panoramic view of the surrounding mountains; countryside and China Beach and continue on to ‘Huyen Khong’; an underground cave; which was a former hospital through the War.
  • After stopping for lunch at China Beach; you have the opportunity to take a refreshing dip in the ocean we head to Hoi An.
  • Upon arrival in Hoi An we stroll through the quaint streets of Hoi An; visiting an Ancient Chinese Temple; The Chinese Assembly Hall and the Japanese covered bridge.
  • The rest of the afternoon is free at leisure.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Hoi An.

Day 7:  Exploring Hoi An – Tra Que/ Cooking Class

  • Today’s incredible cultural experience will have you cropping a veggie patch in no time!
  • We have the great privilege to be spending the day at a local family home within a small farming village; just outside of Hoi An town.
  • Upon arrival we are welcomed by the family and enjoy a traditional herbal drink; before setting out on our guided walk through the local farmland.
  • We sit down for a delicious lunch of local delicacies; using the fresh herbs and vegetables from the garden.
  • The family also love showing off their skills in whipping up your lunch; giving you a very creative cooking demonstration.
  • In the afternoon; we bid farewell to the family and head back to town.
  • We then make a stop at a local fishing village; where we board a boat for a magical cruise down the Cua Dai estuary and enjoy the scenic view of life along the river.
  • Rest of the day is free at leisure.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Hoi An.

Day 8:  Hoi An – Danang – Nha Trang by Flight

  • This morning we take a short flight to Nha Trang.
  • We check into our hotel with a day of leisure for you.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Nha Trang.

Day 9:  Nha Trang – Free & Easy

  • You have free time at leisure in Nha Trang.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Nha Trang.

Day 10:  Nha Trang – Free & Easy

  • You have free time at leisure in Nha Trang.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Nha Trang.

Day 11:  Nha Trang – Saigon by Flight

  • After a relaxing morning we take a flight to Saigon.
  • Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport; you will be met by Tour guide and Driver and transferred to hotel for check-in
  • Tonight is free at leisure to explore this bustling city of Saigon
  • Overnight at your hotel in Saigon.

Day 12:  Saigon City Tour and Cu Chi Tunnels

  • We set out this morning to explore Saigon City; from Central Saigon to Chinatown; providing a general overview of this fascinating city with its history and culture.
  • We explore the historical sights of the Reunification Palace; the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War; The War Remnants Museum; Notre Dame Cathedral (built in 1877) and the City’s Post Office.
  • Before our drive to Cu Chi; we stop for bite and a ‘slurp’; to experience eating Vietnam’s most traditional noodle soup dish ‘pho’.
  • Our drive to Cu Chi Tunnels is around 70km.
  • After a video introduction and a guided tour through the grounds; you will have the opportunity to take part in the unique experience of guerillas living underground during the war; with a crawl through 20/30/50 meters of the tunnel system.
  • Overnight at your hotel in Saigon.

Day 13:  Cai Be Floating Market Full day / Mekong Delta

  • Today we head to Cai Be floating market; to explore the typical Vietnamese life of the Mekong Delta.
  • Upon arrival we board a local boat and cruise along the Mekong River.
  • We continue our exploration with a pleasant rowing trip down small canals and dense palm trees.
  • Arrive in Tan Phong Island. A family on the island will serve us local seasonal fruits and honey tea whilst performing traditional southern music; called Tai Tu music.
  • Back to the restaurant; join to a cooking class. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes.
  • We disembark and take a short cycling & walking tour through the traditional villages with many ancient traditional houses.
  • You will embark the boat to leave Tan Phong Island for the pier to come back to Saigon and enjoy your free time
  • Overnight at your hotel in Saigon.

Day 14:  Saigon Departure

  • After breakfast you have free time at your leisure until we depart for Saigon airport.
  • On arrival at the airport you will board your flight for your onward destination.

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