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Vibrant Emotion Vietnam Tour 

Package tour of Vibrant Emotion Vietnam 12 days/11 night brings you the closely touch the beauties of the country from North to South. Here is the opportunity for visitor to take part in different activities throughout the country from trekking to minority people’s village in Sapa with stunning terrace fields to spectacular of Ha Long Bay – New Seven World Wonder plus Ha Noi rich history capital City. Coastline in Central Vietnam offers traditional architecture and World Heritage Sites of Hue Imperial City and Hoi An ancient town, in association with beautiful  white sandy beaches of Lang Co, My Khe, Cua Dai will be a great time for relaxing and visiting. A Must see in South Vietnam gives visitors to discover the modern Ho Chi Minh City, the fertile & mighty Mekong Delta with busy floating markets, tropical fruit orchards. Especially Cu Chi Tunnels with meaningful history that brings visitors the admiration of Vietnamese spirit. Eco Nature Travel believes that Vietnam’s Vibrant Emotion in 12 days will cover main attractions of the country with the wonderful memorial vacation.

Duration: 12 days / 11 nights

Destination: Ha Noi – Sa Pa – Ha Long – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi tunnels – Cai Be Floating Market – Vinh Long – Ho Chi Minh.

Itinerary in brief:

Day 1: Welcome to Ha Noi – Vietnam’s Capital

Day 2: City tour –  the 1000 years old Capital. Night train to Sa Pa (B L)

Day 3: Arrive Lao Cai – Sapa - Visit Ta Phin Village & Cat Cat Village (B L)

Day 4: Trek to Lao Chai – Ta Van Village – Night train back Hanoi (B L)

Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B L D)

Day 6: Explore scenery in Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng Fishing Village Ha Noiflight to Da Nang  Hoi An (B L)

Day 7: Visit My Son Holly land – Thanh Ha Ceramic Village – Hoi An Ancient Town (B L D)

Day 8: Hoi An – Da Nang –  Hue ( B L)

Day 9: Hue City Tour (B L)

Day 10: Hue – Take flight to Ho Chi Minh City & visit Cu Chi Tunnels (B L)

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta Floating Market (B L)

Day 12: Visit Ho Chi Minh City & Departure (B)

Day 1: Welcome to Ha Noi – Vietnam’s Capital

Welcome you visit Vietnam’s Capital with Eco Nature Travel! Depending on your arrival flight time, our guide and driver pick you up at theNoi Bai International Airport and transfer to downtown. Check into hotel. Today, you will set foot on Ha Noi, the centre of Vietnam’s polity and culture. Free to have dinner by your own account. Then you can free to explore Ha Noi by walking around Hoan Kiem Lake, The Old Quarter (another name “The 36 Streets”), night market and lifestyle of Hanoians to get more knowledge of Ha Noi culture, cuisines, etiquettes, tradition. Overnight at hotel.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Hotel.

Day 2: Ha Noi City tour – the 1000 years old Capital Night train to Sa Pa(B L)

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning, our guide and driver will pick you up at hotel to visit Ha Noi Capital City. Today, you will spend your time to explore the charms and elegances of this old capital city by visiting Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the leader of Vietnam Nation that many Vietnamese people are proud and love him.  Reaching here, you will enter the historical place – Ba Dinh Square with its complex –the Mausoleum where puts the memorial and body of this Vietnamese Leader, the place where he worked as a president, the museum and the stilt house with garden, fish pond and many memorable things of this great President. You will have a chance to see One Pillar Pagoda – one of the most special architectures in Vietnam. Then you continue visiting the Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam to get more knowledge of Vietnam education as well as the thick history of our country. Have lunch at restaurant.

Pm: This afternoon, the Ethnology Museum is the worthy destination you cannot miss. This museum presents the culture and characteristics of 54 ethnics of Vietnam Nation that you learn more about the multiculturalism of Vietnam. Then go on visiting Quan Thanh Temple with its spacious and charming landscape helps highlight the ancient and romantic beauty of this area or Tran Quoc Pagoda – the most ancient pagoda in Ha Noi with its history line of more than 1500 years. Check in hotel for relax and shower. You are free to have dinner in the restaurant nearby train station to enjoy special foods made by Ha Noi people. At 7.30 p.m our guide pick you up at your hotel and take you to Ha Noi train station for getting night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train - AC soft sleeper.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fees, Breakfast, Lunch, Hotel for shower, Mineral Water, Train Ticket.

Day 3: Arrive Lao Cai – Sapa – Visit Ta Phin Village & Cat Cat village (B L)

Am: The train arrives Lao Cai Train Station at 5:00 am.You’ll be greeted by our guide and driver with welcome sign “Eco Nature Travel”. Check in mini-hotel nearby train station for shower and have breakfast at restaurant.Then the driver and guide take you to Sa Pa Town via the clouds. Sapa, a highland town around with the covering clouds like a picture make you to have an interesting feeling when you step your foot to get it wonderfully by your eyes. You will begin by trekking around Sa Pa town to visit Sapa Morning Market to see the noisy life of local people and get more knowledge of culture through products of minority people. You will then take a car from Sa Pa to Ta Phin Village to visit Red Dao people and handicraft shops. You also trek through excellent panoramas of terraced rice fields, bamboo ranges and many minority villages. Then come back to Sapa Town by car. Have lunch at restaurant.

Pm: This afternoon, you continue visiting Cat Cat Village with beautiful landscapes and more experiences of tribe people here with black H’mong people family and discover their real life. You will walk down to the waterfall and Hydrogen power station built by French. At Cat Cat village, there is also traditional music show of minority people. You can has a chance to enjoy for more understanding of their cultures. Back your hotel and free to have your own dinner at restaurant. Then you can visit Sapa night market to see the specific activity feature of this highland. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance fees, Breakfast, Lunch, Hotel & for shower & Mineral water.

Day 4: Trek to Lao Chai – Ta Van & night train back Ha Noi (B L)

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. Depart from Sa Pa town by car to Lao Chai Village, following the road down the hill to see the views of the Muong Hoa valley and magnificent surroundings of mountains and rice terrace fields seen from this road. Along the road, people from many ethnic groups (H’mong, Zay, and Red Dao) likely to be met, and there are stalls along the way that serve tea, fruits, and sweets. Soon after turning off the main road and taking a local path, we will arrive in the Black H’mong village of Lao Chai, where you will experience the daily life of the villagers. After that, we walk from Lao Chai to Ta Van village where the Zay hill tribes live. Here you take a rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your local guide in his house.

Pm: After lunch, you trek around the village to get more exploration and to see daily activities of local people.  Then the driver picks you up for the return journey to Sa Pa to walk around Sa Pa market for more experiences of minority market with colorful life. Then our guide and driver take you back mini-hotel for shower. Lao Cai train station for getting night train return Ha Noi City. Free to have your own dinner in restaurant near train station. Get on train A/C soft sleeper. Spending night on train .

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fees, Breakfast, Lunch, Hotel For Shower, Train Ticket & Mineral Water.

Day 5: Arrival Hanoi – Visit Ha Long Bay Share Group (B L D)

Am: At 4.30 am, the train will arrive Ha Noi, you  will walk to the mini hotel near train station for short break and breakfast. From 7.45 – 8.00 am, our bus driver and guide pick you up at hotel and transfer you to Ha Long City. On the routine, you will enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and daily village activities of Vietnamese people. You arrive in Hon Gai International harbor after 3.5 hours driving. At 12.00 am, the junk crews welcome guests on board. Check- in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.

Pm: Have lunch with fresh local seafood while cruising in the magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay through Indochina film studio, Teapot islet, Blockhouse islet, Goat Head islet. Enjoy swimming in the crystal clear water and explore the secluded Thien Canh Son Cave. Then you take short cruise to Hon Co Island where you can relax on a white sandy beach, swim or kayak. Back to junk to enjoy relaxing or the sunset. Dinner and overnight on board nearby Vong Vieng village or Trinh Nu cave.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance fees, Admission fee, Permission, Cruise, Accommodation (Deluxe cabin), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Kayak, Early check in hotel & Mineral water.

Day 6: Explore scenery in Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng Fishing Village – Ha Noi – Flight to Da Nang (B L)

Am: Early morning, this is a chance for you to enjoy the sunrise and the quite breath-taking beauty of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the open air then start visiting Vung Vieng fishing village in a rustic rowing-boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and fish farms. Take more leisure time for swimming, sunbathing or relaxing. Back to junk about 10:00 a.m and have an Ala Carte for lunch, arrange luggage and check out cabin while cruising back to the harbor.

Pm: Our bus driver transfers you back Ha Noi. On the road, you will stop at Yen Duc Village to explore the life of local people in village and enjoy Water Puppet Show – special art culture in Vietnam. You arrive at hotel in Ha Noi about 5 pm. Check in hotel for relax and shower. Then the driver continues transferring you to the airport for taking flight to Da Nang. On arrival Da Nang Airport, our guide and driver welcome at airport and transfer you to hotel in Hoi An. Check in hotel. Free to have dinner. At night, you have more free time to explore the charming of Hoi An town, especially on every 15th of lunar calendar you can see a magnificent town with colorful lights and lanterns. Overnight in hotel.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fee, Cruise, Breakfast, Lunch, Domestic Flight Ticket, Hotel for shower, Hotel & Mineral water.

Day 7: Visit My Son Holly Land – Thanh Ha Ceramic – Hoi An Ancient Town (B L)

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning you will make a half day to visit My Son Holly Land – the masterpiece of ancient Cham people. Here you have more chance to learn about the rich culture and art of ancient Champa Kingdom in glorious time and to enjoy traditional music performed by Cham girls in their custom uniform. Turn back to visit Thanh Ha Ceramic Village where you will view the various stages of producing the many kinds of the pottery products such as jar vase, earthen pot, decorative lamps, etc and have opportunity to make a small product by yourself. Then embark the boat on Thu Bon River back to Hoi An. Enjoy lunch at restaurant in Hoi An with the special cuisine.

Pm: This afternoon, you will wander around old streets to explore Hoi An Ancient Town including the Japanese Covered Bridge, the beautiful Chinese Assembly Halls, the Phuoc Kien Pagoda, Sa Huynh Museum and the local market… Hoi An is also a place for shopping and making tailor with reasonable price. In the rest of this afternoon, you can have many ways to do by yourself such as relaxing at hotel or wander around the ancient town for shopping at silk shops, lantern shops or you can make the tailor of clothes with a reasonable price or spend your time in Cua Dai beach – 4 km far away from the ancient town. Free to have your own dinner. At night, you are free to explore Hoi An ancient town for exploring the beauties of this ancient town with colorful lanterns, silk shops...Overnight in hotel.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fees, Breakfast, Lunch, Boat, Hotel & Mineral Water.

Day 8: Hoi An – Da Nang – Hue (B L)

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. After that, our guide and driver transfer you to Hue. On the road, you will stop over to visit Marble Mountains which was named after the ancient oriental philosophy including 5 elements creating universe: metal, wood, water, fire and earth. Reaching here, you will see the systems of caves and tunnels which were used as a very important base for Vietnam Revolutionary, Cham Museum in Da Nang where displays the whole culture and collectio

Price: USD/Person 

Size of group

1 per

2 pers

4 pers

6 pers

8 pers

Single supplement

Hotel 2 stars

1977

1245

1064

976

935

217

Hotel 3 stars

2108

1324

1143

1056

1015

267

Hotel 4 stars

2693

1592

1411

1323

1282

408

Hotel 5 stars

3205

1855

1674

1587

1546

654

Royal Dinner

N/A

64

37

32

32

N/A

Included: All mentioned in itinerary details (Meals: B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

Excluded: Travel insurance, Drinks, Airport taxes, Optional tours, Tips, Visa fees, other services not mentioned in itinerary details.

Hotel Information:

City

Option

Hotel Name

Room type

 

HA NOI

2*

Posh Hotel

Superior

3*

Medallion Hotel

Superior

4*

Boss Legend Hotel

Royal Deluxe

SA PA

 

2*

Elegance Hotel

Deluxe

3*

Bam Boo Sa Pa Hotel

Superior mountain view

4*

 Chau Long Sa Pa 2 Hotel

Deluxe

5*

Victoria Hotel

Deluxe

HOI AN

2*

Hoi An Lantern Hotel

Standard

3*

Green Heaven Resort & Spa

Superior

4*

Vinh Hung Riverside Resort

Sup Garden View

5*

Sunrise Resort

 Ocean Deluxe

HUE

2*

Vina Hotel

Deluxe Suite

3*

Asia Hotel

Deluxe

4*

Eldora Hotel

Deluxe city view

5*

Imperial Hotel

 Deluxe city view

 

HO CHI MINH

2*

 Lafelix  Hotel

Superior

3*

Blue Diamond Hotel

Deluxe

4*

 Grand Siverland  Hotel

Premier Deluxe

5*

Rex  Hotel

Premium West Wing

What to bring: Passport, Change of clothes, Sun glasses, Hat, Towels, Sun cream, Insect repellent, Flashlight, Good shoes for trekking, Camera, Raincoat, Cable locks for luggage & other personal needs.

Notes:

  • Hotel:  Twin/Double shared room. Check in time: 14:00; Check out time: 12:00 noon. 
  • Price for 01 pax includes single supplement already.
  • Single Supplement means the single using his/her own room.
  • Sites closed: Ho Chi Minh mausoleum is closed on Monday, Friday and the whole from 2nd September to 2nd November for the maintenance.
  • For Ha Long Bay tour: We use Shuttle bus, and Share group on Aclass Opera Cruise for tour price 2 star, Dragon Pearl Cruise for tour price 3 star, Red Dragon Cruise for tour price 4 star and Dragon Legend Cruise for tour price 5 star. The tour itineraries in Ha Long Bay of price 3 star, 4 star and 5 star are same with the tour itinerary as above but the itinerary of price 2 star has a little difference; the sequence of visiting places in itinerary of price 2 star is different; however travel destinations are same as above. Especially, itinerary of price 2 star not stop at Yen Duc Village to enjoy Water Puppet Show like price 3 star, 4 star and 5 star.
    • You should prepare the thick sweater, thick jacket and walking boots from December to February next year because it’s so cold and wet on Sa Pa in the winter.

Best time to do: All year round, best from September to April of next year.