Instead of a luxury vacation in the variety of place in the world, why don’t you spend your 2 weeks in this summer vacation in the peaceful area of Vietnam? The 14 days tour in the beautiful S-shaped country from Vietnam Travel Group will definitely please you.
Day 1: Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City
On your first day, after landing at the Tan Son Nhat Airport, you will meet up with our driver from Vietnam Travel Group, who later will transfer you the hotel for check-in. Relax and spend your night at the hotel.
Day 2: Begin your Ho Chi Minh City tour
At 08.00, we will start a sightseeing tour to the Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of the war in April 1975.
Then we visit some French colonial structures including Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Central Post Office, which was constructed at the end of the 19th century by the famous architect Gustave Eiffel in harmony with the surrounding area. After the visits to French colonial structures, proceed to The War Remnants Museum, which contains exhibits related to the American phase of the Vietnam War.
The Central Post Office of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
We continue visiting Chinatown, Thien Hau and Quan Am Pagodas. We end the city tour with a visit to Ben Thanh Market, a large marketplace in central Ho Chi Minh City. It is one of the earliest surviving structures in Saigon and one of the symbols of Ho Chi Minh City. It is popular with tourists to seek local handicrafts, textiles, Ao Dai and souvenirs, as well as local cuisine.
Day 3: Move to My Tho, Ben Tre, Can Tho
On your third day, explore tiny villages perched along tranquil tributaries, browse the goods at a colorful floating market, and taste silky sweet coconut candies washed down with honey tea. You can tiptoe across a creative bridge, watch noodle makers at work, and see traditional folk music performed by locals on this 2-day tour.
Then you catch a lift directly from your Ho Chi Minh City, watch rice paddies flecked with charming farms pass by as you make your way to the quaint fishing village of My Tho. Then board a boat bound for the islands of the Tien River, and then cruise to Ben Tre to check out dense coconut groves.
Your afternoon is spent watching folk music performances and walking around the countryside, participate in the cooking class with your local host family and enjoy your own cooking skill for dinner.
Day 4: Go back to Ho Chi Minh City
Start your day with a visit of Cai Rang Floating Market, watch dexterous noodle makers create delicate vermicelli, visit a local village, and get the chance to test your balance as you cross the river on a bamboo span known locally as a “monkey bridge”.
The famous Cai Rang floating village in Can Tho
After that you can do some last-minute shopping at Can Tho Market, visit Vinh Trang Pagoda and then take a final ride back to Ho Chi Minh City, where you can get dropped off at your hotel.
Day 5: Flight to Da Nang, transfer to Hoi An
At the appointed time, you are picked up at the hotel for transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for your flight to Da Nang. Upon your arrival in Da Nang, our driver will meet up and transfer you to Hoi An.
Day 6: Exploring Hoi An ancient town
The ancient architecture of Hoi An is a fascinating combination of Vietnamese Traditional Characters with Chinese and Japanese influence. In the morning you begin a tour of Hoi An Ancient Town, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is famous for Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tan Ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda and the bustling market.
Hoi An ancient town is famous for amazing architect structures
After lunch at a local restaurant, we will explore the Hoi An Countryside by sampan including the Thanh Ha Earthenware Village.
Day 7: From Hoi An to Hue
In the morning, you take the cab at 07.00 to the bus station in Hoi An for the bus departure at 08.00 to Hue. The trip takes 4 hours. Arrive in Hue at 12.00.
Day 8: Full Day at the Hue Citadel, then move to Hanoi
The guide will pick you up at your hotel at 07.30 then you will be traveled by bus to the Minh Mạng Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb, Traditional Martial Art Van An, and so many more.
The ancient Minh Mang Tomb, Hue
At the afternoon, you get on the boat for a sight-seeing along the Perfume River to see fishing village and sampan on the way back. At the evening, you are free to explore the town until the appointed time at 18.00 for an airport transfer to Hue Airport for your domestic flight to Hanoi.
Day 9: Transfer to Ha Long Bay
From 08.00, you’re picked up at your hotel for the interesting 3.5 hours drive to Halong City. From 12.00, you arrive in Halong City. Then, you take a boat trip for about 4 hours journey.
At 13.00, you visit ‟Thien Cung Cave”. Thien Cung Cave or the Cave of Heavenly Palace is on the same island. At 16.45, you will return to Halong Habour; get on the bus and back to Hanoi Capital. At 20.30, you arrive in Hanoi.
Day 10: Freely in Hanoi
On your 10th day, you have all the time you want to explore the beautiful capital of Vietnam, Hanoi.
Day 11: Hanoi – Sapa – Cat Cat
At 7.00, you get on big Bus and depart for Sapa. Along the way, you will have the chance to contemplate the beauty of northwest mountains that terraced fields are sparkling in sunlight or dim in thick fog.
12.30, you arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H'mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People. The tour guide will be waiting for you at No.3 Fansipan Str, please follow him to come to the hotel.
The outstanding Cat Cat village in Sapa
14.30: you have a short trek to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H'mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. 17.00, you come back to Sapa Town.
Day 12: Continue exploring Sapa
At 09.30, you trek from Sapa to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. At 13.30 you head to Ta Van village - home of Dzay ethnic people.
At 14.30, bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa. Trekking distance is about 12 km and it lasts for 4.5 hours.
Day 13: Discover Hoa Lu – Tam Coc
At 08.00, you are picked up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, then leave by coach to Hoa Lu, visit the historic capital of Viet Nam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties.
After lunch, you will enjoy a boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations. Then, cycle for an hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc - Bich Dong.
Hoa Lu - Tam Coc has mesmerizing sceneries
Day 14: The end of the 14 days Vietnam tour
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