Halong Bay: Overnight cruise in boat discover caves & fishing villages, explore the lagoon.
Hue: We will take boat trip along the scenic Perfume River for sightseeing and next stop will be the famous Thien Mu pagoda and Ming Mang Emperor's mausoleum.
Sapa: Enjoy amazing and breath-taking landscapes of terraced paddies, green valleys and meet with friendly local people
Danang- Hoi An: See ancient sculpture in the Cham Museum, and tour Buddhist cave temples in the Marble Mountains. A walking through the UNESCO listed Old Quarter; the Hoi An Museum
SaiGon City(HoChiMinh City): City tour including entry to the War Remnants Museum
Mekong delta: Take an excursion to Mekong Delta, with a boat trip on the Mekong River to visit Cat Be floating market
A full day tour of Hue's main sites introduces you to the intriguing past of the city. Learn about the lives of the emperors and the dynasty as you visit places such as the Citadel and royal Mausoleums. You'll step off the beaten path with a visit to Hue's local market.
Overnight in Hue
Day 8: Hue - Hanoi (B)
After a morning at leisure, fly north to the capital city of Hanoi. With a history professor, you'll take a walking tour of the city's iconic Long Bien Bridge learning about Hanoi's past and present from a different perspective. Continue your city tour with visits to West Lake and several landmark temples followed by dinner at one of Hanoi's best restaurants.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi full day– Night train to Lao Cai
Today we would like to show you the major cultural sites around Hanoi city. The first visit to Van Mieu– Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature& the first university in Vietnam) then we go to Ba Dinh Square for visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, His Residence area, and One Pillar pagoda nearby. Next site is Quan Thanh temple and Tran Quoc pagoda. In the afternoon, we will visit the largest and most interesting Museum of Vietnam Ethnology, then go back to the Old quarter for shopping.
At 20h30 get to train station for night train to Lao Cai Province.
Overnight on train to Sapa.
Day 10: Lao Cai - Sapa
You will arrive at Lao Cai at about 05h30. Pick up and transfer to Sapa about 37km from Lao Cai, have breakfast at local restaurant before check in. Relax or optional visit the town in the morning. In the afternoon, 2 hours trekking to visit Cat Cat village, home of a Black H’mong hill tribe, which is just 3 km from Sapa town.
Overnight in Sapa town
Day 11: Sapa– Hill tribe villages– night train to Hanoi
In the morning, taking a drive to Lao Chai - Ta Van villages, Home of Dzay and Black Mong hill tribes. While trekking around the village, meeting and talking with local hill tribes to learn more about their daily life, customs and traditional habits. Optional visit around Sapa town or free at leisure before taking car trip back to Lao Cai train station. Get on the train return to Hanoi.
Overnight on train
Day 12: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Early morning, arrival to Hanoi. Journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta to Halong Bay. Arriving midday, you'll cast off from the pier for an overnight cruise. Relax as the boat weaves around the bay amid towering limestone formations and spectacular scenery.
Overnight on Halong Bay
Day 13: Halong Bay - Hanoi
Return to shore midday for the drive back to Hanoi. En route, there is an option to stop at But Thap, one of Vietnam's oldest pagodas. You'll reach Hanoi in the middle of the afternoon with time for shopping or sightseeing.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 14: Hanoi - Duong Lam - Hanoi
Today explore the villages around Hanoi where the country's rich culture and traditions come to life. Explore Duong Lam where old laterite houses line the laneways, have lunch in a 100-year old house and visit unusual temples dedicated to Buddhist deities and national heroes. A farewell dinner this evening is held in the home of a local chef who's grandmother cooked for the French elite in the 1930s.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 15: Hanoi Departure
Your private car and guide will be at your disposal to enjoy last minute shopping or sightseeing before transferring to Hanoi's Noi Bai Airport for onward flight.