Vietnam Tribles & Heritages 13 days/ 12 nights
Vietnam Tribles & Heritages 13 days/ 12 nights
Tour code
VOT
Duration
13 days / 12 nights
Description
Traveling in the North West region of Vietnam is always a fantastic experience. Along the way you will encounter dramatic landscapes and sweeping panoramas, enjoy the unforgettable hospitality of the hill tribe groups, explore an incredibly beautiful area boasting waterfalls, high passes and terraced valleys.

 Day 1: Hanoi ( D )

Upon arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, our tour guide will greet you and transfer by private car to your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.


Day 2: Hanoi ( B )

After breakfast at your hotel, a morning tour starts at Ho Chi Minh Complex with Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilt and One Pillar Pagoda, then drive to Temple of Literature and Vietnam National Museum of Ethnology. Afternoon, enjoy a walking tour around The Old Quarter and in the evening, take a short walk to Thang Long Theatre for one hour Water Puppet Performance, an unique art shown only in Vietnam. Overnight in Hanoi.


Day 3: Hanoi - Hoabinh - Maichau ( B, L, D )

Today we will leave Hanoi for tribal villages of Muong and Dao in the Northwest province of Hoa Binh. After driving 2 hours, the first village for Muong people appears in green valley with over 50 Houses on stilt then, move to Dao village. After visiting their villages continue the journey to Mai Chau, the home of Thai minority. After lunch time, enjoy a walking tour to private house village’ Chief who will commentary about Thai tribe topics. In the evening enjoy special folk dance. Homestay in Mai Chau.


Day 4: Maichau - Hanoi - Overnight train to Sapa ( B )

Breakfast at Thai house and drive back to Hanoi then free at leisure until going to Hanoi train station in the late evening for Sapa Departure. Overnight on train.


Day 5: Sapa Arrival and Trekking ( B )

At 6 am upon arrival at Lao Cai train station you will welcome by local driver the go up for 1 hour to Sapa, the home of six different hill-tribes. After doing pre-check in procedure, go out for Vietnamese typical breakfast, then take a walk to Sapa central Market where you can find all local ethnic minority‘s art and craft items. Enjoy a short walk to Sapa valley and visit Cat Cat, the home of Black Hmong village. After Black Hmong village we will drive to visit Taphin village, the home of Red Dao, one of dominant hilly tribe in Sapa. In the afternoon we will drive to Ta Van valley to trek along natural stream and visit Lao Chai where 30 Black Hmong families living together. Visit Ta van village, the home of Zay minority. In the evening you are free to have your own activities. Overnight in Sapa.


Day 6: Sapa - Bacha market market - Overnight on Train to Hanoi  ( B )

After breakfast at your hotel we will check out and drive 3 hours on mountain road to Bac Ha Market where 10 different tribes are selling their home-made products. After visiting market you will have simple lunch and drive back to Lao Cai train station for overnight train to Hanoi. On the way we will take a quick stop at international border gate between Vietnam and China. Check in and spend a night on train.


Day 7: Hanoi - Halong ( B/ L/ D )

Today you will arrive Hanoi early in the morning around 6 am then enjoy “Pho” the typical breakfast for Vietnamese people. Leaving Hanoi for Halong Bay, the world natural heritage site, you will drive though the rural area with scenic view of rice paddy field in the Red River Delta. After 3 hours driving, as arrive Ha Long city board wonderful classic wooden cruise then enjoy sea food lunch while cruising among hundreds of islets. Next, disembark to visit 'Sung Sot' or “Surprising Cave”, one of the most beautiful grottos in the Bay. After the cave, it is time for swimming by cruising to Titop Island where beach and 500 stone steps lead you up to the top the top of island for panoramic view. In the evening you will enjoy sea food dinner. Overnight on board in Ha long bay.


Day 8: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Danang – Hoian/ By flight (B)

A breakfast will be served in the restaurant before taking sampan to “Hang Luon” or “Lagoon Cave” then continues cruising to see different part of the bay and enjoy the last meal before disembarking at pier at 12.00. In the afternoon you will go back to Hanoi for short flight (1 hour) to Da Nang then transfer to Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An,


Day 9: Hoi an (B)

After your breakfast you will take a short bike to the ancient town of Hoi An then a walking tour is the best way to see this marvelous town. In the afternoon, take the whole day relaxation on Cua Dai Beach or self-discover Hoian where you can find the best Vietnamese silk products and art-craft galleries. In the evening, free at leisure .Overnight in Hoi An.


Day 10: Hoi an - Myson ( B )

Today we will drive 1 hour to My Son ruin, the religious center of ancient kingdom of Champa. It is a complex of constructions, including different temple-towers and Stella in various architectural styles which reflect the powerful kingdom in 4th century. Going back to Hoi an in the afternoon you take a peaceful boat trip along The Thu Bon River to Thanh Ha Ceramic Village and Kim Bong Carpentry Village. Overnight in Hoi An.


Day 11: Hoi an - Hue (B)

After your breakfast, leaving Hoi An for the city of Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. A stop at the Cham Museum in Danang City allows you to understand the last collection of Champa Kingdom then climbing over the 'Pass of Ocean and Clouds'. Afternoon, we will tour the major attractions in Hue for instance The Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945, depart to the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum and the King Minh Mang tomb. Overnight at hotel in Hue.


Day 12: Hue - Hochiminh City By flight (B)

Departing for Hue Airport after breakfast for the short flight to dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by the locals. Take an orientation tour of the city to the former Presidential Palace, the War Remnants Museum, the colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office. Next, visit Cho Lon Quarter or “Big Market” area. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.


Day 13: Hochiminh City Departure (B)

Today, you will have free time for your own activities in Ho Chi Minh City. Your private car and guide will take you to Tan Son Nhat Airport for international flights or a domestic extension.

This tour is private and sample only. A suggested cost will be listed below. However, the rate always depends on your hotel, number of travelers in your group, and dates of travel. Please contact us to customize this itinerary and rate in order to meet your demand and budget.

 

6 - 9 pax: 499 USD/ pax

3 - 5 pax: 667 USD/ pax

                    2 pax:       795 USD/ pax

Includes:

  • Accommodation in Double/Twin room with breakfast
  •  Transportation for airport and sightseeing tours by private car
  •  All entrance fees for the indicated
  •  Boat as mentioned above
  •  Domestic flight tickets as in the itinerary
  •  English speaking guide.


Excludes:

  • Expenditure of personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, mini-bar in hotel, etc.
  • Other tours & meals not mentioned.
  • Late check-out at hotel.
  • All airport departure taxes.
  • Visas arrangement.
  • Insurances
The following list of hotels below is base for the tariff. It can be replaced by the similar hotels depending on your request and availability at the time you book.  Should you have some hotels in mind, send us by email at info@orientaltours.vn

      Destinations

      Hotels


Hanoi

Mai Chau

Sapa

Halong                         

Hue                                           

 Hoian                                        

Hochiminh                                

 


Thien Thai hotel

Home Stay

Holiday Sapa

Hailong Dream                   

Hue Queen Hotel                       

Pho Hoi Resort                 

ChanceryHotel                              

 

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