Facinating Vietnam tour in 20 days

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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by LVP Travel Representative and transfer to hotel for check in. Free time. Overnight in Hanoi hotels .

Day 2: Hanoi Full Day City Tour (B/L)


Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (close on Monday & Friday, all afternoons and from late September until November) and his former residence, the One-Pillar Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple. Lunch at local restaurant.Visit the Temple of Literature, then Panoramic cyclo tour in the afternoon followed by a visit of Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake.Drop off at the theatre for Water Puppet Show, the unique Vietnamese traditional art. This art originates from rural festivals in Vietnam. The artists-men and women-stand waist-deep in the water to manipulate the puppets, making them move about, talk and laugh and even dance on the surface of the water. Dinner by own account. ( The best Hanoi tours you can refer

Day 3: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Ninh Binh (B/L/D)  


Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and drive to Hoa Lu, ancient capital of Vietnam. Visit ancient temples of King Dinh and King Le. Take an easy and leisure cycle ride from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc. (11 km, about one hour). Arrive at Tam Coc, leave your bike behind, get refreshed, and have lunch at local restaurant. Take an ox-cart ride to Thung Nang and go boating in Thung Nang on a rowing sampan. Continue visiting Bich Dong nestled inside grottoes.

Day 4: Ninh Binh – Cuc Phuong National Park – Ninh Binh (B/L/D)

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After breakfast,
time at leisure until transfer to Cuc Phuong National Park (45 km from Ninh Binh) Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Endangered Primate Rescue center, Turtle conservation center, botanical gardens to learn more about park’s conservation effort. Take some easy treks, if you wish. Enjoy another trek through the lush vegetation, visiting the Cave of Prehistoric Man and the famous 1000- year-old “ancient tree”. Transfer back to Ninh Binh

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Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Paradise Cruise – Joint Basic (B/L/D)


Breakfast at hotel. Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer 160 km east to Halong. Your heavenly voyage across Halong Bay starts around noon on Tuan Chau Island at the doorstep of Vietnam’s most fascinating wonder. As the vessel sets sails, you will be greeted by Paradise Crew and Cruise Manager who will aim throughout your stay at providing you with the highest standards of service for a pure pleasure and utmost comfort onboard our luxury facilities in the stunning surroundings. Discover some of the treasures disseminated across the Bay of the Descending Dragon during the afternoon: fascinating caves, pristine beaches, picturesque floating villages, fantastic rock formations rising up out of emerald water.

While onboard, you can take advantage at leisure of our Spa, Beauty & Massage services; surrounded by a stunning setting in motion, you will attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking. Defined to be one of the highlights of your Paradise stay, a highly refined, innovative and varied cuisine will be presented for Lunch and Dinner in the elegant dining-room, accompanied by a wide selection of wines and beverages from around the world. Overnight on board Paradise/ ROH Deluxe or similar

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Note: Guide will NOT on board

Note: The above itinerary is subject to change without prior notice and depends on weather condition!

Day 6: Halong on Paradise Cruise (B/L/D)


As the day breaks, you are invited to join a Tai Chi demonstration taking place on the top deck of the vessel. Enjoy a buffet breakfast on the main vessel before being transferred to our day-boat, Paradise Explorer, which will take you to Bai Tu Long Bay, one among the wonderful natural wonders with beautiful islands and long- white- sandy beaches

Summer Program (May 1st - Sep 30th)

The summer means a visit to Vung Vieng, one of the largest floating villages in Halong bay, a ramshackle collection of buildings that include a school, museum and almost a hundred dwellings where the fishermen and their families reside all year round. This unusual way of living only on water and in relative isolation has encouraged a completely unique culture not seen anywhere else in Vietnam. Transfer from the Explorer to a small rowboat to quietly paddle through the village and interact with the locals who reside here. Stop at the largest floating area, which contains the small school and museum where you can learn about everyday life in the village, how this unlikely situation came about and why the locals are fiercely protective over this unique way of living.

Then row to Tung Sau pearl farm and discover the intricate methods of oyster and pearl cultivation. Watch a demonstration from one of the farmers of how they extract the pearl before browsing the finished product for gifts and souvenirs. Return back to the explorer for lunch. Back on Paradise Explorer, lunch will be served as the boat starts sailing again. On the way, stop at Dark Cave & Light Cave area. Kayak, swim, or just enjoy the quiet and splendid setting. Back on the main vessel, relax and enjoy the facilities at leisure. Bar open, spa, massage & beauty services available for bookings according to your will. Dinner served onboard followed by movie night, squid fishing or just enjoying a cocktail surrounded by limestone rocks majestically springing out from silent waters in the night

Overnight on board of Paradise/ Deluxe Balcony room ( The Halong hotels at Lvptravel.com )

Day 7: Halong – Hanoi (Brunch)


Early birds can attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck at the break of dawn. Start the day enjoying some Paradise delights with a colourful buffet breakfast. Continue exploring Halong Bay sailing across its 2000 islets and visiting some of its major highlights. Your Paradise Cruise will come to an end on Tuan Chau Island between 10.30am and 11.00am. Dinner by own account.

Day 8: Hanoi – Hue (B)


Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Hanoi airport for flight to Hue. On arrival, transfer to hotel for check in Lunch & Dinner by own account. ( The best Hue hotels at Lvptravel.com )

Day 9: Hue Full Day (B/L)


Breakfast at hotel. Depart from hotel, take a boat cruise along the romantic Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, one of the oldest ancient architectural structures for religious worship in Hue. Visit the splendid Imperial city from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 to 1945.Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the elaborate mausoleums of emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh, the conical hat and an incense stick-making village before exploring the lively Dong Ba market. Dinner by own account

Day 10: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B/L)


Breakfast at hotel.
Morning departure to Danang to visit the Cham Museum, Marble mountain and China Beach. Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to Hoi An via Hai Van Pass. Dinner by own account ( The best Danang tours at Lvptravel.com )

Day 11 : Hoi An – Full Day My Son – Hoi An (B/L)


Breakfast at hotel. Morning pick up from the hotel to drive 40 km southwest of Hoi An for a half day trip to visit the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son, that has been designated by UNESCO as World Heritage site. Dozens of red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries are spread in a lush green valley. Drive back to Hoi An for lunch. Afternoon walking tour of Hoi An to discover the historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Visit Hoi An colourful local market, Tan Ky old house, Fukien

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Assembly Hall, and the 400- year-old Japanese covered bridge. Travelers can also see local residents raise silkworms and produce silk for Hoi An's burgeoning textile industry. Dinner by own account

Day 12: Ho An – Red bridge Deluxe Cooking Tour (B/L)


We start the day (8am) with a welcome drink at Hai Café (98 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An Ancient Town, Tel: 3863210) – our meeting point. Travel by minivan (10 minutes) to Tra Que Organic Village, and walk through the market gardens where local farmers work their fields using the traditional methods of hundreds of years ago - no electrical machinery here. We pick fresh saw-tooth coriander and Vietnamese mint for our cooking lesson later, before trying a special herbal drink at a local home. To the local village market and with shopping list in hand we purchase a range of local ingredients, including star anise, cardamom, sesame rice paper, water spinach and banana flower. Arriving at Red Bridge Cooking School we have a chance to freshen up before beginning our class.

Working together with our Red Bridge Chef we learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food from scratch. Using the freshest ingredients and traditional Vietnamese utensils (still in use today) we cook 4 famous dishes, including the national dish ‘Pho’. After the class we sit down and a chance to savour the dishes we have prepared. Leisurely cruise (25 minutes) along the Hoi An River back to central Hoi An. Bring your swimsuit and after the cooking tour has finished relax and enjoy free use of our 20 metre swimming pool. Dinner by own account ( The Hoian hotels at Lvptravel.com )

Day 13: Hoi An – Being  A Local Fisherman (B)


Breakfast at hotel If you want to enjoy your stay in Hoi An in a different way, then why not to try to become a local fisherman for some time. This will be a unique experience that will help you merge with the local fishermen community. You will see how tricky it is to spread the “ro” nets in the water in a perfect circle, how difficult to lift them and what is the way to control the round basket boat to get the fish out. Meet your local guide at hotel and transfer to the fishing village where you will start preparing the fishing equipment: net, basket boats, fishing rods and where you will be instructed on how correctly to spread the net. Throughout this experience you will have a plenty of opportunities to interact with locals and share your experiences with them. Seafood lunch included. After lunch, transfer back to hotel.

Day 14: Hoi An – Da Nang – Da Lat (B)


Breakfast at hotel

Free at leisure until transfer to Da Nang airport for flight to Da Lat. Pick-up at the airport upon your request and escort to hotel for check in. In the afternoon, you will  experience the first sweet taste of Da Lat at Truc Lam Zen Monastery – The largest Zen Monastery of Vietnam to enjoy peaceful and poetic space of meditation realms. At Datanla waterfall, take thrilling alpine coaster or walk down to cool falls in jungle forest. Continuously transfer to Bao Dai summer Palace with the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty and Vietnamese history. Explore freely sparkling Da Lat night. ( The Danang tours at Lvptravel.com )

Day 15: Da Lat City Tour (B/L)


After breakfast, you can admire the beauty of the old French architecture at Dalat Railway Station which is the oldest and the most beautiful railway station in Indochina. Amaze at the admirable architecture of Linh Phuoc Pagoda was built from debris of glass, pottery and porcelain, and the unique Guan Yin statue by immortal flowers of Vietnam. Get a lot of nice photos in The City’s Flower Garden for a plentiful collection of flowers, the Valley Of Love – romantic and fabulous landscape, the largest colourful preserved flower Showroom. Finally, the guide take you to Lat Village to understand the daily life of Lach ethnic minority people. Take the Jeep car up to Langbiang mountain – the roof of Dalat (1950m high) to enjoy fantastic views of Silver Stream, Golden Lake, forest and whole Dalat city. Enjoy Dalat food at night market for yourself.

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Day 16: Da Lat – Ho Chi Minh (B)


You have free time to discover the Dalat market until transfer to the airport for our flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Pick up and transfer to your hotel in HCMC.

Day 17: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi & City Tour (B/L)


Breakfast at hotel.Visit to Cu Chi Tunnels (70 km northwest of Ho Chi Minh city), an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam war. Lunch en route.Visit the Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum. Photo stop at Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post office.Dinner by own account

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Day 18: Ho Chi Minh – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/L)


Breakfast at hotel. Coach trip to Cai Be (2 ½ hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City) and embark a wooden boat for the trip to Vinh Long. Visit first the canal where the colorful floating market of Cai Be takes place and then see locals producing rice popcorn and other candy. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. In the afternoon continue along fruit orchards in narrow canals to the city of Vinh Long, located on the other side of the Mekong River. Drive to Can Tho and check in at the hotel.Dinner by own account.

Day 19: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh (B/L)


Breakfast at hotel. Early morning, take a boat trip to visit Cai Rang floating market. Afterwards, visit a fruit orchard and taste the tropical fruits of the Mekong Delta. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon. Lunch en route. Dinner by own account.

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Day 20: Departure (B)

Our guide will meet you at your hotel and transfer to airport for your flight back home. Tour ends!

Services Inluded:
  • - Private transfers  with  Professional English Speaking guide
  • - Accommodation with breakfast at mentioned Hotels
  • - Meals (Food only / NO drinks) as mentioned in programs
  • - All Entrance fees for the whole trip as mentioned in programme
  • - Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • - Daily 2 mineral water bottles per day per pax.
  • - All taxes
  • - Highly responsive 24/7 support during the tour.
  • - High quality personally handpicked local guides at all places that are government approved.
  • - Courteous chauffeur at your service for the tour.
  • - In tour flights if any
  • - Special assistances in ease city for smooth check-ins.
Services Excluded:
  • - International flights & departure taxes
  • - Visa On Arrival guaranteed letter
  • - Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • - Travel insurance
  • - Beverage
  • - Other services not mentioned above

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