Indo 09: Hanoi – Bac Kan – Cao Bang – Lang Son – Halong Bay – Nha Trang – Da Lat – SaiGon – Mekong Delta (17 Days – 16 Nights)

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
You will be met and taken to hotel. After checking, you will take a one-hour cyclo tour of this charming capital city through the scenic Colonial Quarter, the Restored Sword Lake and the Old Quarter of “36 streets of 36 wares”. And then you will attend a Water Puppet Show to experience a truly traditional Vietnamese evening. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi. (D)

Day 2: Hanoi – Co Loa Citadel – Bat Trang Pottery Village – Hanoi
In the morning, Drive to Co Loa Citadel. This relic of an ancient urban area and military citadel was nominated twice as the capital of Vietnam. Lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch, drive to Bat Trang village, a village entirely devoted to pottery and ceramics, including dining ware and vases. You have time for shopping before coming back to Hanoi. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 3: Hanoi – Bac Kan
In the morning, drive early from Hanoi to Bac Kan – The province has a complex network of rivers and spin. Enjoy the natural landscape of NorthEast of Viet Nam on the way. We will visit a Tay hill tribe village and then we go to Cho Ra, center of Ba Be province. The architecture here is very typical from the ethnic minority and Na Giao village. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Bac Kan. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Bac Kan – Ba Be Lake
Enjoy a 3 – hour morning boat cruise on Ba Be Lake to Dau Dang waterfall, Pac Ngoi village, Ao Tien. We board a dug out and cruise on Nang River to reach Puong cave. We have a short halt in Cho Tau to visit an ethnic market which is held regularly one time 5 days. Free time to explore Ba Be Lake on your own. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Bac Kan. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Bac Kan – Cao Bang – Ban Gioc Waterfall

Early morning, leave Bac Kan for Ban Gioc Waterfall (110km), the most beautiful waterfall in Northern Vietnam. Stop on the way for visiting Tay and Nung villages with picnic lunch at the Ban Gioc Waterfall. Afternoon enjoy the beautiful scenery with hills and mountains there, you will be taken back to Cao Bang for Dinner. Overnight in Cao Bang. (B,L,D)

Day 6: Cao Bang – Lang Son

We will enjoy the nice trip to Pac Po Cave where Ho Chi Minh stayed for a couple of months during the year of 1941. Then drive to Lang Son, keep going on Route RC4, a well- known mountainous road of the French Indochina War. Stop to visit Na Sam and That Khe, the war sites related to Viet Minh Border Operation in 1950. And then by Dong Dang for a short visit to Vietnam- Sino Friendship border Gate where you can see the Chinese houses. Check in hotel. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Lang Son. (B,L,D)

Day 7: Lang Son – Hanoi
In the morning, drive to Dong Kinh market for a leisure walk around and then visit Tam Thanh Cave and Mac Citadel Wall, a historical site of Mac Dynasty dated back to the 17th century, followed by a visit to Tien Pagoda. After that, leave Lang Son border town for Hanoi, 170km to the Northeast of Hanoi to enjoy the spectacular landscape. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 8: Hanoi – Halong
Morning drive to Halong bay. Arrive at Halong city. Board Huong Hai Junk, check-in registration. Have lunch on board. PM: A fantastic cruise in Halong Bay visit Dinh Huong, Ga Choi island, Dog, Sail island. Continue to visit Sung Sot cave and a swim at Titov beach. Enjoy dinner on board while watching sunset. Fishing, drinking Vietnamese wine and spending a night on an air-conditional cabin. (B,L,D)

Day 9: Halong – Hanoi
After have breakfast. A morning cruise to visit Man’s head island, Tortoise island, visit Luon cave by small bamboo boat, Bai Tu Long bay, Toad island, Bai Tho mountain. Return to Halong city and have lunch on board. Go back to Halong wharf and return to Hanoi. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 10: Hanoi – Nha Trang
Pick up and transfer to NoiBai airport for the flight to Nhatrang. Arrive in Nhatrang – Beach City. Check in hotel. Lunch at a local restaurant.
PM, visit Po Nagar Cham Towers (just 1,5km north of the city center, constructed by the Hindu Cham on Cu Lao Hill between the 7th and 12th centuries), Long Son pagoda. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Nhatrang. (B,L,)

Day 11: Nha Trang
Ride on boat to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium, Oceanography Institute. Lunch at restaurant PM: Proceed to Thap Ba tourist center (in Ngoc Hiep) relax mud-bath at Thap Ba hot mineral spring. Overnight in Nhatrang. Enjoy Nhatrang by night and Dinner on your own. (B,L)

Day 12: Nha Trang – Da Lat
You will be driven from Nha Trang to Da Lat, flowers city. Arrive in Da Lat. Check in hotel. Lunch at a local restaurant. Half day city tour for visiting Cathedral, Dambri Waterfall, Summer Palace, crazy House and Lam Ty Ni Pagoda. Dinner on your own and overnight in Dalat. (B,L)

Day 13: Da Lat
With our guide, you will visit Lanbiang mountain and Xalat ethnic village. Return to DaLat ciry for Lunch. PM. Pedal double-bicycle past Xuan Huong Lake and Than Tho Lake. Time at leisure. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Dalat. (B,L)

Day 14: Da Lat – Saigon (by Air)
You will be transferred from your hotel to Da Lat airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh city (Formerly Saigon). Arrive in Saigon. Check-in hotel and have lunch. Relax in your hotel before heading to dinner on your own. Overnight in Saigon. (B,L)

Day 15: Saigon – One hour Cyclo tour
Arrive in Ho Chi Minh (formerly Saigon), transfer to hotel and check in. Then you will take a one-hour cyclo tour of Chinese quarter through Rice Market and Cho Lon market where you can see the daily life of Saigon people. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Saigon.(B,D)

Day 16: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon
After breakfast, drive from Saigon to Tien Giang Province. Visit the Dong Tam snake farm in My Tho before boarding sampan for a cruise on the upper Mekong River to a floating fish market, bonsai and fruit gardens. Lunch in a garden restaurant. Afternoon depart for Vinh Long on the Mekong River, take a motorized boat to visit a local craft village and Cai Be floating market. Return to Saigon. Dinner on your own. Overnight in Saigon. (B,L).

Day 17: Departure
You will be met and transferred to Saigon Airport
for your flight.

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