Discover VietNam 18 Days
Discover some beautiful Vietnamese sites (Hanoi, HaLong, Haiphong, Danang, NhaTrang, PhanThiet and HoChiMinh) followed by 5 days of relaxation in NhaTrang and PhanThiet, a seaside resort in the south of the country. You will travel by airplaine and air-conditioned vehicles and with of a local tour guide during the trip.
Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi (D)
Pick up at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B, L, D)
Visit the capital of the city interfering the obsolete perfume of a colonial atmosphere and the charm of a life remained very traditional: the Sword Lake, Temple fo Literature, One Pillar Pagoda, TranQuoc Pagoda and QuanThanh Temple by the West Lake. In the afternoon, visit ethnology museum, walk around the 36 old quarter streets. In the evening, watch water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island (B, L, D)
Breakfast at hotel and free visit. After midday, take the bus to Halong. Cruising on boat to visit the extraordinary landscapes of Halong Bay with nearly 3000 small islands and fantastic types of limestone. Visit Thien Cung & Dau Go caves a. Lunch on boat. Departure for Cat Ba and overnight in Cat Ba.
Day 4: Cat Ba Island (B, L, D)
Explore the CatBa National Park. Leisure in the CatCo beaches. Overnight in Cat Ba.
Day 5: Cat Ba Island – Hai Phong – Hanoi (B, L, D)
AM: Leisure in the CatCo beaches
PM: Return to Haiphong by high-speed boat. Short visit in Haiphong city. Transfer back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi – Hue (B, L, D) (flight)
AM: Transfer to the airport and take flight to Hue. Pick up then tranfer to hotel. Excursion in sampan on Perfume River. ThienMu Pagoda, Hon Chen temple, Tu Duc tomb, Khai Dinh tomb. Join traditional music show on boat. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7 : Hue – Lang Co Beach – Hoi An ( B, L, D )
AM: Explore the imperial city and relict mumeum. Visit DongBa market.
10h00: On the way to Hoian stop in Lang Co, the village of the fishermen and then have bathe in the beach. Lunch at restaurant. Visit Hai Van Pass, Cham Art Museum, Marble Mountain. After the lunch departure for Hoi An. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 8: Hoian Ancient Town (B, L, D)
Fullday visit Hoian: Phuc Kien Pagoda, Hoian Museum, Japanese Covered Bridge, Tan Ky Old house, Assembly Hall of Cantonese Chinese Congregation, Hoian market. Lunch and dinner at the restaurant. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 9: Hoian – Sa Huynh Beach – Quy Nhon (B, L)
07h00 Breakfast at hotel. 8h00 Departure for Quy Nhon by car or minibus. Bathe and lunch in Sa Huynh then visit Quy Nhon. Free time for dinner. Overnight at hotel in Quy Nhon.
Day 10: Quy Nhon – Dai Lanh Beach – Nha Trang (B, L, D)
08h00 On the way to NhaTrang stop in Dai Lanh, bathe there and explore Nha Trang, a famous seaside resort, visit the city and Ponagar Cham Towers. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Nha Trang (B, L, D)
Full day boat trip to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Hon Tam Island. Sea-bathing in the blue water beach. You can also enjoy diving or snorkelling at the islands. Lunch on boat. Dinner at restaurant. Night in NhaTrang.
Day 12: Nha Trang – Phan Thiet – Muine Beach (B, L, D)
Departure for PhanThiet and across shrimp breeding fields, arrive in PhanThiet and then leisure. PhanThiet is well-known for its white sand beaches with many mountains and forests. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Muine Beaches (B)
Drive to PhanThiet, a famous beach 250km to the south of NhaTrang city. Check in at a lovely beach resort. Free bathing with sun and white sand at the resort. Lunch and dinner are by yourself. Night at the resort.
Day 14: Muine Beaches (B)
Enjoy the beach at sunrise. After breakfast visit the famous moving sand-hill of Phan Thiet. Visit Poshanu Cham Towerl. Lunch and dinner are free at your choice. Night at the resort.
Day 15: PhanThiet – Ho Chi Minh city (B, L)
AM: Enjoy the beach at sunrise.
PM: Transfer to Saigon. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.
Day 16: Ho Chi Minh city (B, L, D)
Explore the city: Town hall, Post office, Cathedral, Ben Thanh Market, Reunification Palace. Visit: History museum, Thien Hau Pagoda, Binhtay Market, Cholon Chinese Town. Dinner on boat to cruise along Saigon river to see Saigon by night. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 17: My Tho – Mekong delta (B, L, D)
A.M Leave for My Tho town of Tien Giang province (the first province in the Mekong Delta – about 75 km from Ho Chi Minh city). Visit Dong Tam snake-farm and Vinh Trang pagoda. Boat trip on Mekong river to visit the fruit gardens and peasants’ houses on a islet. Lunch at a typical restaurant of Mekong Delta. P.M. Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Shopping. Dinner at Royal restaurant and enjoy special Vietnamese Traditional Dance Show.
Day 18: Day departure (B)
Free until transfer to airport for departure to your destination.
Number of Persons
Vinh Hung 2
Bon Bien Resort
Trip starts in Hanoi and ends in HoChiMinh city
All year round
Moderate to Strenous
Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel)
Private car or bus, boat, public ferry
As indicated; (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)