BEST VIETNAM CULTURAL DISCOVERY TOUR 16 DAYS

BEST VIETNAM CULTURAL DISCOVERY TOUR 16 DAYS

Price Tour Code Trip Type Duration Grade
On request VCD01 Vietnam Highlights 15 Days/14 nights Moderate

Best Vietnam Cultural Discovery Tour 16 days/ 15 nights is excellent Itinerary to reveal the authentic Vietnamese daily Culture and Tradition. Within 16 days Vietnam Cultural Discovery Tour, you will cover all Vietnam land from the remote area SaPa  down to the Mekong Delta destination. Walking in bustling Hanoi city, try some street food is very interesting to discover Vietnamese culture. in addition, you will have some walk in SaPa, enjoy the beautiful images and interact with the local H’Mong tribe is the fantastic time.

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Tour Code: VCD01
Trip type: Private Luxury ( 0thers upon request)
Departure: Weekly
Start/End: Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh
Destinations cover: Hanoi – Sapa – Halong Bay – Hoi An – Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh
Travel Style: Classic Highlights & Culture
Duration: 16 days/15 nights
Transportation: Car & flight
Accommodation: Hotels & Cruise in Halong Bay
Tour guide: English ( other upon request)
Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner as itinerary
Tour Price: Upon request

*Note. If you travel with the group, please contact us to get the best tour cost for your group.

BEST VIETNAM CULTURAL DISCOVERY TOUR 16 DAYS/ 15 NIGHTS

Day 01. Hanoi Arrival

Arrival at Noi Bai international airport tour guide and drive will welcome and transfer to the Heart of Hanoi. check in at a hotel.
Freshen up and relax for a while before visiting the famous Hoa Lo prison,(known as Hanoi Hilton by American POWs) then walk in the Hanoi old to experience the old town, back to your hotel
Lunch & Dinner on your account.

Day 02. Hanoi (B, L)

8.00 am Today you will explore Hanoi, visit Ho Chi Minh Complex including. Ho chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh house, One-pillar Pagoda. Then, walk to local Ngoc Ha the fascinating local market, up to the pond with Bomber B52 landed during Vietnam – America war. And visit the Temple of Literature built in1070.
Experience your lunch at Quan An Ngon which is famous as a food market.
After lunch time, we drive you to the fascinating Ethology museum for a quick learn the differences of 54 distinctive groups of Vietnamese people before attending the unique Water puppets performance.
Return to your hotel for relaxation
Dinner on your account.

Day 03. Hanoi – SaPa (B)

7.30 am. Today, we drive you to SaPa ( 5 hours drive on the highway instead of 9 hours by overnight train).
Arrival Sapa at 12,30 noon time, heading to a restaurant for lunch, then walk down ( our car available if you wish to use) to visit a beautiful Lao Chai village with amazing terraces and discover the H’Mong lifestyle, traditional craft Batik items. Keep walking to the neighborhood Ta Van village, the home of Zay people. You will see the contrast of living in between 2 groups of people H’Mong & Zay people in the same region.( walking distance from village to village is about 3 miles)
Back to your hotel relax after a wonderful day.
Stay in hotel. Dinner on your account.

Day 04. SaPa – Ma Tra - Ta Phin Village Biking (B)

This morning you will bike from SaPa to Ma Tra, Ta Phin Village ( Car is available if you wish to use). This Ma Tra Village is still untouched by tourists, You will enjoy the beautiful green color from the herbal Medicine, The local Mong people welcome you as the family member.

Keeping going to Ta Phin village where Dao people group settle their home. They are very good at collecting the tradition Chinese medicine. You may wish to visit some families, interact with Dao people and have an herbal bath after biking tour (optional).   

Day 05. SaPa – Bac Ha market – Hanoi (B,L)

8.00. we will go to visit the colorful Sunday Bac Ha Market. This market is the highlight you must see, it opens every Saturday in the morning only. You will meet some different tribes such as Black Dao, Flower H’Mong, Tay, Zay. Those people go to market for socializing and purchase their needs.
After the market, you will visit the H’Mong King Palace before having lunch in Bac Ha town.
Then drive back to Hanoi. You will be at the hotel at 18.00 pm.
Dinner on your account.

Day 06. Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

8.00. Today is the relaxing day after a drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay (3,5 hours). You will be welcomed on board with sea foods for lunch while you are cruising and enjoy the New 7 Natural World Wonder. You will have some water activities today, you may wish to stay on the beach, do kayaking activity and discover limestone cave or stay on the sun deck.
Dinner on board
(Note: this itinerary is subject to change due to weather or level of water condition )

Day 07. Halong Bay - Hoi An (B,L)

This morning, get up early and do tai chi class on sundeck, have breakfast and keep doing more activity like take rowing boat to Vang Vieng fishing village and cruise back to pier and say goodbye the crews for transfer to Noi Bai airport and take the flight VN 175 @ 19.10pm – 20.30pm. to Da Nang and transfer to Hoi an
Dinner on your account.

Day 08. Hoi An – cooking class (B,D)

8.30 Your guide will meet you and walk you to the ancient Hoi An town to discover the charm of the city, you will visit the ancient Tan Ky house, learn the family story and walk to Japanese bridge , Chinese assembly house. You may wish to have some tailor-made clothes, just ask the advice from your guide for the best time to do it. Then free discover Hoi a town until 18.00pm attend the cooking class and enjoy your dinner what you are making during a cooking course. Do not forget to take the recipe to make Vietnamese dishes at home to offer your friends.
Return to your hotel,

Day 09. Hoi An - Leisure Time (B)

Today, you have free time yourself. You may wish to relax on the Cua Dai beach or you may wish to bike surround (optional). if so, Please ask your Tour guide for the arrangement.

Day 10. Hoi An – Nha Trang (B)

Today, get up early and take the short flight to Nha Trang, the most beautiful bay in Vietnam.
Then, go to the hotel or relax on a beach. or you may want to experience mineral mud bath (optional)
Dinner on your account.

Day 11. Nha Trang (B)

Today is full day relax on a beach. We take you by boat to a fishing village, meet and interact the fishermen on the island and experience the basket boat to fish farm, then go to a beach for your leisure time until 2.00 pm return to a hotel.
Dinner on your account.

Day 12. Nha Trang – Da Lat – Home- hosted dinner (B,D)

The drive from Nha Trang to Dalat at noon. Visit Crazy House, Bao Dai Emperor Palace, Dalat Market and take a cable car to visit Truc Lam monastery.
Home hosted for dinner.
Return to hotel for overnight.

Day 13. Da Lat – Ho Chi Minh (B)

Today, you will get up early to take a flight VN 1381 to Ho Chi Minh. Meeting your guide at the airport and driving to the center. you are going to visit The center Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, and War Museum before checking into your hotel for relaxing.
Dinner on your account.

Day 14. Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be Mekong Delta floating Market (B, L)

 You will start your journey early today at 7.00 am from the hotel. since your arrival, you will welcome on board and cruise along the famous Mekong river. you will visit the floating Cai Be market where the local Vietnamese load all the goods and trade on the boat such as flowers, meat, and fruits. you may wish to support the local people to buy some fresh fruits and interact with them to understand their life on the river.

After the market, you keep continuing to visit the village which still doing their tradition job, making rice paper, coconut candy along the river. you may wish to hands-on to experience the works.

Rowing the wooden boat along the channel to visit the ancient house  is also a great practice before having lunch at the ancient house.

After delicious lunch, you will head back to a pier by boat and return to Ho Chi Minh city.

Dinner on your account

Day 15. Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi Tunnels - Farewell Dinner

Today is the different experience travel. you are going to visit the very famous Cu Chi Tunnels system which was built during the war. Especially, the Tunnels system was expanded in the Vietnam – American wartime, to store food and weapons for the VC and North Vietnamese Army force attack Sai Gon in the year 60s-70s.

You will witness the traps system, weapon workshops, secret exits, and first aid camp. You may wish to go through the narrow tunnels and take some photos or video.

After visiting time, you will drive back to Ho Chi Minh city for lunch and enjoy your free time.

 6.30pm. Farewell dinner. 

Day 16. Fly out (B)

Today, you are free until your departure time to airport for your sweet home journey. Tour end.
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What is included Service

Included Service 

  •  All accommodations with daily breakfast.
  •  All transfer as the program
  •  private car with AC and water
  •  Air tickets in Vietnam ( 03 flights.Hanoi-Danang- Nha Trang –Dalat – Ho Chi Minh)
  •  All Entrance fees
  • Breakfast daily (B)
  •  04 lunches (L)
  •  03 dinner (D)
  •  English-speaking guide.
  •  Government taxes

Excluded Service

  • Entry visa (If any)
  •  International airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  •  Medical insurance
  •  Tips &Personal expense
  •  The other service is not mentioned on the program above

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