Authentic Vietnam

Journey through the beautiful coastline to the colorful hill tribes in Sapa, view incredible landscapes in Trang An and finish off with free days to explore in Hanoi.

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Day 01: Arrive at Da Nang

Arrive at Da Nang Airport. Pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Da Nang.

We will visit Ho Chi Minh and Fifth Military Zone Museum, Da Nang Museum, Cham Sculpture Museum. Continue to Thuan Phuoc Bridge at Tien Sa Port, a wonderful bridge in Da Nang City. The next stop is Dragon Bridge, a very unique and modern bridge.

After lunch, we will visit Marble Mountains and head to Son Tra Peninsula visit the spectacular Son Tra Quan Yin, or Goddess of Mercy statue. See the sheer size and beauty of the Lady Buddha up close then learn the legend behind this patron saint of seamen. Overnight in Da Nang.

Ba Na which is 1487 meters above sea level and known as the second Da Lat or Sapa of Vietnam. The tour begins with visiting Golden Bridge which is a 150-metre long pedestrian bridge with two giant stone hands supporting the structure. Enjoy a ride to the top of Ba Na Mountain in one of the longest cable cars in the world, then hop on the hiking train to continue travelling in comfort. The Hiking Train transport tourists to several popular destinations including Linh Ung Pagoda, Le Jardin Garden and a complex of ancient villas. We will visit Linh Ung Pagoda, Tinh Tam Garden, Nghinh Phong Peak, Vong Nguyet Hill, etc. Come to Da Nang, in addition to visiting the ravishing scenery or explore the inherent characteristics of a city where is worth for living and tranquil, guests will enjoy a moment of Sapa right in Da Nang by the experience of Massage Da Nang services and bath with medicinal herbs of Dao Do ethnic. Overnight in Da Nang.

Check out. Head to Hue, along the North coast of Da Nang to the top of Hai Van Pass where bunkers remaining from the war can be explored. Upon arrival in Hue, we will visit the Citadel, Hue’s prime attraction, which contains the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City and the Emperor’s Private Residence.

Following the morning activities, we will have a short break for lunch and afterward, we will take a boat trip on the Perfume River with a stopover at Thien Mu pagoda. From here, we will go to visit the serene Khai Dinh Royal Tomb, designed to blend in with its natural surroundings and built on principles of feng-shui. Overnight in Hoi An.

Exploring Hoi An in Ao Dai – Vietnamese traditional costume is one of the best ways to take in the city’s charm. You will have the opportunity to wear the traditional Ao Dai styles and colors. The tour includes visits by cyclo to Hoi An Museum, many of the town’s renowned Ancient Houses which boast remarkable architecture, Assembly Halls of Chinese influence, Art Craft Manufacturing Workshop, and of course the must-see Japanese Covered Bridge. These spots are considered as typical architecture styles in Hoi An and reflect clearly the cross culture among France, Japan, China and Vietnam. Sitting on a cyclo with the traditional long dresses, you feel comfortable and discover the quiet and peaceful beauty. Overnight in Hoi An.

The tour kicks off in style with coffee at local coffee shop in the center of Hoi An. After that it’s time to hop on your scooter to start exploring Hoi An’s hidden gems and charismatic locals. Take a drive past the old town to Cam Nam Island where we’ll visit some local houses and places where people lives and works traditional lives such as local ship repair yard, local shoes-making shop, a rice cracker place and lantern making house.

Afterwards, on our drive through the countryside, you’ll experience the resplendent beauty of the rice paddies, grazing buffalo and monkey bridges, all of which you can take photos of. We’ll cruise on to Tra Que Village, a beautiful herb and vegetable garden which supplies vegetables for the restaurants in the ancient town. At the end of the tour, guests can unwind at a stunning beach lounge overlooking one of the best beaches in Vietnam, An Bang Beach, with a refreshing drink. Overnight in Hoi An.

At night Hoi An ancient town transforms into what’s also known as lantern town. The night market is filled with beautiful handmade arts and crafts but the real charm lies in the colorful lanterns that adorn all the buildings and streets. You can capture some unforgettable shots when your boat passing through the Hoai river. Treat yourself to the spectacle of twinkling evening lights which rival the stars overhead. After that, enjoy Water Puppet show in Hoi An before heading to a nice restaurant locating on a bank of Hoai River. Overnight in Hoi An.

Pick up and transfer to Da Nang for a flight to Ha Noi. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Ha Noi.

In the morning, you will be transferred to Sapa and have lunch. After lunch, take a scenic one-hour drive up to the hill station of Sapa. From there we will take a short 30-minute journey south toward Muong Hoa Valley, a stunning place boasting the largest terrace rice fields in Sapa. If your visit is between May and October, the local harvest period, you will have a chance to see the local farmers in action. It is a great opportunity to take in the scenery and a great photographic moment. The walk takes you from Lao Chai Village of the Black H'mong Minority to the Ta Van Village of the Giay Minority with a stop at the local Catholic Church, taking in the different traditions, cultures and costumes of the two minority groups. Have dinner. Overnight at homestay.

Free day for shopping and discovering Sapa town. As a tourist attraction in the northwest mountains of Vietnam, Sapa is an ideal destination for those who are looking for unique shopping experiences in an area of picturesque hilly nature and rich ethnic cultures. Strolling around Sapa town’s placid streets, you will soon find some souvenir shops here and there. In no time, you will become captivated by various handicrafts delicately designed in the style of minorities such as silver accessories, animal – modelled wooden souvenirs or clothes with colorful patterns. It is interesting to buy some presents for your relatives and friends. Check out, transferring back to Ha Noi. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Hoa Lu, the Ancient Capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th century, stood as the capital for 41 years (968 - 1009), the first 12 years of which were under the Dinh Dynasty of King Dinh Tien Hoang. Later the Le Dynasty under King Le Dai Hanh ruled for 29 years. Both King Dinh and King Le have temples dedicated to them here.

After lunch at a local restaurant, we will take an amazing boat trip to visit Trang An Grottoes, which is known as Vietnam’s “Inland Ha Long”. With a gathering of 31 valleys and 50 cross-water caves, Trang An is home to 600 different species of flora and over 200 types of fauna, many of them rare and endangered. Rowing through Trang An Grottoes is a nice experience. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Free at your leisure day. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Transfer to airport for departure.
Tour starts on every SUNDAY (Day 01) from Da Nang, from 05 Jan 2020 – 27 Dec 2020
Tour price starts from $1,855 pp (twin share) for 3 star hotel accommodation; from $2,335 pp (twin share) for 4 star hotel accommodation.
  • Hotel pick-up and return by new air-conditioned minivan
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • 12-night accommodation at twin share basis.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Mineral water during touring
  • Meals specified in the itinerary (B = Breakfasts, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Local English speaking tour guides
  • Domestic Flight tickets
  • Da Nang: TITAN HOTEL (3 star) / CICILIA HOTEL (4 star)
  • Sapa: Home Stay

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