Vietnam The Dream Of Nature, Rivers, Beaches And Deltas

14 days / 13 nights

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Vietnam The Dream Of Nature, Rivers, Beaches And Deltas

Trip code: CLA0005VN14D

Destination: Vietnam

Itinerary

Arrival in Ha Noi, meeting with the local guide and transfer to the hotel. Free time.

- Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

In the morning, departure for the Pu Luong nature reserve on a road that runs through a breathtaking mountain pass offering a panoramic view of the entire valley. You arrive at your accommodation in time for a delicious lunch, followed by free time to explore the beautiful retreat, with its captivating panoramic views and peaceful environment. In the afternoon a ride in a tuk tuk to the Cham river where you begin the walk in search of the splendid water wheels: you can discover up close how the water is moved from the river to the handmade bamboo aqueducts. Arriving at the home of a local fisherman, you can take a short rest before setting up for the rafting adventure with Dinh and his team. You will discover the long course of the river and enjoy the view, learning to row and bring your craft rafts. Arrival at the panoramic Lap Tan Bridge and return to the Pu Luong Retreat resort for overnight stay.

- Included: breakfast, lunch.
- Overnight at Hotel.

Overnight at the Pu Luong Retreat hotel (Pu Luong) or similar
Departure for Mai Chau, North of Vietnam, about 150 km from Hanoi. Mai Chau is well known for its natural beauty. In the afternoon, take a bike trip to explore the city of Mai Chau, the villages of Pom Coong and Lac. You will certainly be welcomed by the friendly local population and you will have the opportunity to talk to them and discover their traditional culture. Return to the hotel and free time to participate in the traditional dance show and taste the Can wine from local rice.
- Included: breakfast.

Overnight at the hotel (Mai Châu)
In the morning you start with a visit on foot or by bicycle in the ethnic villages such as Nhot, Na Tang, Na Phon. Return to the hotel for breakfast, then departure for the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. You will take a path dedicated to the temples followed by a rowing boat trip through the wonderful scenery ofTam Coc , surrounded by the limestone mountains (known as Ha Long Bay) and the Bich Dong pagoda.

- Overnight in Ninh Binh.

- Included: breakfast.

Overnight at the hotel
After breakfast, we leave Ninh Binh for Ha Long Bay passing through the rich Red River Delta farms. Arrived at the Ha Long pier, boarding a cruise on the beautiful islands that emerge from the tranquil emerald sea. Seafood lunch and exploration of the Grotta delle Sorprese, one of the most beautiful caves in the bay.

- Dinner and overnight on board the junk.
- Included: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Overnight at the cruise (Ha Long)
Continuation of the visit exploring the Bay of Ha Long, its various caves and floating villages. After leaving the junk, visit the ceramic village on the way and lunch at the local restaurant. Then transfer to the airport in time for the flight to Da Nang. Arrival in Hoi An for overnight.

- Included: breakfast and lunch.

Overnight at hotel (Hoi An)
The day dedicated to the main points of the city of Hoi An: the Japanese Bridge, the Pagoda of Phuoc Kien, the ancient residence Tran Phu and the museum of Hoi An. In the afternoon, walk in the old city to soak in the atmosphere and shop. Return to the hotel, free time and overnight stay.

- Included: breakfast
- Overnight at the hotel.

Overnight at hotel (Hoi An)
The day begins with a bicycle tour, a unique opportunity to learn about the local farmers' organic produce and to have a wonderful experience of rural life in Vietnam. The bike tour will be through the lush farmland, rice fields and the village of Tra Que. Along the way we will stop to visit the inhabitants in the local villages and find out how they use their surrounding resources. A mini-tour along the river will take us through the pristine canals with coconut palms. Take the opportunity to see a local fisherman dredge the river in search of snails. Arrival at the village of Tra Que where you will tour the gardens with herbs rich in chili, citronella, basil, coriander and spring onions. Relax and enjoy a traditional herbal foot massage in the garden. At the end of the visit, you will participate in a cooking class with a local family. Taste a delicious lunch with many specialties such as appetizer, main course and dessert. Boarding and the route ends with the return to Hoi An.

- Included: breakfast, lunch.

Overnight at hotel (Hoi An)
Morning dedicated to the Cham Museum of Vietnam before crossing the spectacular Hai Van Pass and reaching the city of Hue. In Hue, visit the Forbidden Citadel and then cruise on the Perfume River to the ancient Thien Mu Pagoda. The rest of the time you will be free to explore the crowded market of Dong Ba and buy souvenirs like bronze objects and conical hats, or taste the local specialties.

- Included: breakfast.
- Overnight at Hotel.

Overnight at Hotel (Hue)

In the morning, bike ride along the rice fields, and then visit the rice house and the Thanh Toan bridge. Continue with a visit to the tombs of King Minh Mang and Tu Duc together with the Tu Hieu pagoda. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh - Sai Gon.

- Overnight at the hotel in Sai Gon.
- Included: breakfast.

Overnight at Hotel (Saigon) 

Visit the lively city and its historic avenues; visit of the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Reunification Palace, the Central Post Office and the War Museum. It continues with the Ben Thanh market, which has existed since the French occupation, where you can try to bargain with the sellers. In the afternoon, transfer to the Cu Chi tunnel, about an hour from Saigon, to explore the tunnels used by Vietnamese warriors during the war against the French and the American armed forces. Return to Ho Chi Minh.

- Included: breakfast.
- Overnight at Hotel.

Overnight at Hotel (Saigon) 

After breakfast, departure for My Tho, the door to the Mekong Delta for a boat trip along the Delta and a visit to the XEP canals, where you can totally escape the noisy city. Landing and walk around the floating village. Stop at a local family to enjoy tropical fruit, honey tea and listen to traditional Vietnamese music, a spectacle of the inhabitants in the village.

- Departure to Can Tho and overnight at the hotel.
- Included: breakfast.

Overnight at the hotel (Can Tho)

The day starts very early on the Hau River for a visit to the Cai Rang floating market. After disembarking, you will walk along the streets in the tranquil countryside to admire the magnificent landscape and get closer to the local people and their daily life. Return to Sai Gon and on the road if the weather permits, visit the ancient house of Binh Thuy and Cao Dai temple.

- Overnight in Sai Gon.
- Included: breakfast. 

Overnight at Hotel (Saigon) 

Free time until the transfer to the airport for the international departure flight.
End of the journey.

- Included: breakfast.

Inclusions

  • Overnight stays in hotels as mentioned in the list or similar.
  • 01 night aboard the Ha Long bay (Join-in-group).
  • Meals mentioned in the program.
  • All comfortable transfers during the journey.
  • Cruise or boat in Ha Long, Tam Coc, Hue and My Tho.
  • Entrance fee as indicated in the program.
  • Local English speaking guide.
  • Admissions to the sites, entrance fees to the parks (specify the amount if high)
  • Insurance covering covid with the liability of 10.000USD

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Domestic flights Hanoi - Da Nang / Hue - Saigon 240USD / person
  • Dinner required on December 24th and December 31st.
  • Meals, drinks and other services not mentioned in the program.
  • Single supplement
  • Options and extensions
  • Visa costs
  • Airport taxes

Accommodation

First : 3-Star Hotel

Superior : 4-Star Hotel

Deluxe : 5-Star Hotel

Important Info

PRICE IN USD PER PAX (in a private tour for a group of 2-6 adults)

IMPORTANT INFO


Cancellation Policy


1. Cancellations must be advised by email / fax

2. The cancellation fees will apply:
  • Cancelation 30 days prior to arrival date: USD 50 per person will be charged.
  • Cancelation from 20 days to 30 days prior to arrival date: 30% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation from 10 days to 20 days prior to arrival date: 50% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation less than 10 days prior to arrival date or no-show: 100% of total invoice invoice amount will be charged

Refund Policy

If tour participants buy additional services which are not included in their program, the service fee will be charged on spot.
If tours participants cancel some services and / or portion of the tour program at their will during the trip, reimbursements shall not be made for these unused services and /or portions.
If in the course of the trip, an illness or mishap befalls a tour participant that entails extra services and /or medical attention arranged by company, all the related additional costs shall be defrayed by the participant himself or herself on the spot.

From

$1,319/Pax

Applied for group 16-20 persons