CONIFER TRAVEL - Viet Nam Panorama


Round trip: Viet Nam Panorama
Duration: 26 days - 25 nights

Day 1: Welcome to Viet Nam ( G )
Take a flight to Ha Noi. Welcome at the airport of Ha Noi by our guide and transfer to the hotel to check-in and relax afterwards. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Day 2: Ha Noi city tour ( B,L,D,G )
Full day city tour in Ha Noi. Visit  the 36 old-quarter of Ha Noi and Hoan Kiem Lake (Lake of the Restored Sword), the The Huc Bridge, Ngoc Son Temple. Ba Dinh Square, One-Pillar Pagoda (Chua Mot Cot, circa 1049), Ho Chi Minh house-on-Stilts, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Tran Quoc pagoda. In the evening, enjoy water puppet show. Overnight in Ha Noi.

Day 3: Ha Noi- Ha Long Bay ( B,L,D,G )
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Ha Long (180km) where the wonderful Ha Long Bay is situated.
12:00: Arrive at Halong Bay Wharf, check-in and have lunch on board with welcome wine.
13:00: The cruise will take you by oxotic islet with Dog island. Sail island which are natural of formed by process of erosion between the sea and the mountain. Arrive at Surprise Cave to visit and Titov Island for swimming. Have sea-food dinner in the evening.
Overnight on board inside a wonderful tranquil atmosphere in Luon Cave area.  
Overnight on a wooden Junk.

Day 4: Ha Long Bay- Ha Noi- Sapa ( B,L,D,G )
After breakfast, discover Ha Long Bay with a small boat. Swimming, visiting beach or a lagoon cave. Continue cruising the spectacular of the Bay. Cruise back and brunch then check-out and disembark.  Drive back to Ha Noi (180 km ) for your night train from Ha Noi to Lao Cai, Sapa. Overnight on train.

Day 5: Sapa ( B,L,D,G )
Morning,arrival in Lao Cai railway station and transfer to Sapa by vehicle ( 38 km ). Check-in at the hotel ( If rooms are available ) and have a rest. In the afternoon, you will experience the colorful Sapa market where women from diffirent ethnic minority groups come to the town to sell their products and then visit to Sapa church and Ham Rong mountain. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 6: Sapa ( B,L,G )
After breakfast, we start trekking (12 km) along a small path down the valley to Muong Hoa river and visit the Black H’mong in Lao Chai. Black H’mong is one of the biggest minority group in Sa pa town. They are proud of their cultures and keep their original traditions, way of living. They have their own language ,wear traditional indigo blue clothing…continue to go to Ta Van village to visit the Zay People. Zay is a fairly small minority group of 38.000.people who live in the mountains in the North-West, Viet Nam. Zay houses are built by in wood and bamboo with clay floor. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 7: Sapa, Lao Cai- Ha Noi ( B,G )
Free day in the morning. At noon, transfer back to Lao Cai for your  night train back to Ha Noi.  Overnight on train.

Day 8: Ha Noi- Hue ( B,L,D,G )
Welcome at Ha Noi railway station, have breakfast at a local “ PHO” restaurant then transfer to Ha Noi airport for your flight to Hue. Welcome at Hue airport and transfer to the hotel to check-in. In the afternoon, get on board to have a boat ride on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, the Citadel. Overnight in Hue.

Day 9: Hue city tour ( B,L,G )
Visit Minh Mang and Khai Dinh royal tomb in the morning. Have lunch then continue our visit to Thanh Toan covered bridge in the afternoon. Overnight in Hue.

Day 10: Hue- Da Nang- Hoi An ( B,L,D,G )
Leave Hue for Hoi An via the scenic Hai Van Pass with a stop to view the spectacular panorama of the central coastline. Stop on the way to take photos and have a look at Marble carving workshop and Cham Museum. Arrive in Hoi An in the afternoon  which was an  international port city in 17th & 18th century.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 11: Hoi An ( B,L,G )
Have a walking-tour to visit Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese old houses, pagodas, assembly halls, Japanese bridge as well as traditional handicraft workshops. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 12: Hoi An- My Son- Hoi An ( B,G )
Morning visit My Son Holyland of Cham people which built up between 7th–13th century. Afternoon, return to Hoi An ancient town and free at leisure.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 13: Hoi An ( B )
Free day in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 14: Hoi An- Quy Nhon ( B,L,G )
Leave Hoi An for Quy Nhon in the morning after breakfast, stop at Chien Dan temple to visit and have lunch on the way. Arrive in Quy Nhon in the afternoon to check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Quy Nhon.

Day 15: Quy Nhon ( B )
Free day in Quy Nhon. Overnight in Quy Nhon.

Day 16: Quy Nhon- Nha Trang ( B,G )
Overland to Nha Trang. Visit Ponagar Temple & Long Son pagoda in Nha Trang. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 17: Nha Trang ( B )
Free day in Nha Trang to explore Nha Trang on your own or go swimming on the beach. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 18: Nha Trang- Sai Gon ( B,L,D,G )
Take a flight to Sai Gon, welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel to check-in. In the afternoon, visit Cho Lon market in China Town and Ben Thanh Market.
Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 19: Sai Gon city tour ( B,L,G )
City tour in Sai Gon Colonial French quarter, the Reunification Palace, War Museum.
Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 20: Sai Gon- Cu Chi- Tay Ninh- Sai Gon ( B,L,G )
Departure for Cu Chi tunnels, where you will visit the amazing tunnel network built by Vietnamese fighters during the Viet Nam war. Leave Cu Chi for Tay Ninh to attend a unique and colourful mass at Cao Dai Cathedral. Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 21: Sai Gon- Cai Be- Vinh Long- Can Tho ( B,L,D,G )
Leave Sai Gon for Cai Be in the morning. Board a small motor boat in Cai Be for a river cruise though the winding canals, where you can get a close-up view of the colourful floating markets and daily life on the river. Cross the main branch of the Mekong Delta River for a stroll down the riverbanks, where you can stop at one of the many orchards and sample exotic fruits you picked yourself. Proceed to Can Tho to check-in at the hotel and relax. Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 22: Can Tho ( B,G )
Morning take a boat trip to visit Cai Rang floating market. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 23: Can Tho- Phu Quoc Island ( B )
Free time til take a flight from Can Tho to Phu Quoc Island. Welcome by hotel staff and transfer to the hotel to check-in and relax. Ovrnight in Phu Quoc Island.

Day 24: Phu Quoc Island ( B )
Free day in Phu Quoc Island. Overnight in Phu Quoc Island.

Day 25: Phu Quoc Island ( B )
Free day in Phu Quoc Island. Overnight in Phu Quoc Island.

Day 26: Phu Quoc Island – Sai Gon- Welcome Home ( B )
Take a flight from Phu Quoc Island to Sai Gon then have a connecting flight home.
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