12 DAYS VIETNAM FROM NORTH TO SOUTH

12 DAYS VIETNAM FROM NORTH TO SOUTH
9.6 out of 10
Destinations:Hanoi- Halong- Sapa- Hoi An- Ho Chi Minh- Mekong- Cu Chi
Duration: 12 Days
Price From: 1650 USD

Twelve day 'Highlight of Vietnam from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh' North to South package! Explore Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Hoi an, Ho Chi Minh and Mekong Delta and more! Incl. accomm, meals, transfers & domestic flight ticket, night train! Group buying offer. Hurry up!!!!

Daily departure available from now to 31  Dec 2017- block out date  26 Jan to 2 Feb 2017

Day 1: Check in hotel in Hanoi (No meal)

Arrival Hanoi and check in hotel located in the centre of the Hanoi centre. Enjoy welcome drink while doing the check-in, the rest of the day is spent at your leisure.

Night 1: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi – HalongBay (B/L/D)

08h00 – 08h30    Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to HalongBay.
12h30 – 13h00    Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruisefollowed by a short cruise briefing.
13h30 – 14h30    Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.
14h30 – 15h30    Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave- the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
15h30 – 16h30    Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave area.
16h30 – 17h30    Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.
17h30 – 19h00    Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.
19h00        Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.

Night 2: Overnight on board

Day 3: HalongBay – Hanoi (B/L)

06h30 – 07h30 Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h30 – 08h30 Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.
08h30 – 09h30 Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
09h30 Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
09h30 – 10h30 Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
10h30 – 11h30 While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
10h30 – 11h30 Disembark V’Spirit Classic.
12h30 – 13h00 Transfer back to Hanoi.
16h30-17h00  Arrive in Hanoi. Recheck in hotel.

Night 3: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi


Day 4: Hanoi – Bus to Sapa – Lao chai – Tavan - Giang Ta Chai (Meal: B, L, D)

6:15-6:45a.m: Our car and guide pick you up at the meeting point and depart to LaoCai, on the  highway running from Noi Bai - Lao Cai 245Km with less than 5 hours.  
You have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery on the both sides of this road.                
12:00: Arrival Sapa, Enjoy lunch at local restaurant then proceed to visit.
13:00 p.m: Car will take visitors started walking journey about 4hours to visit Lao Chai - Ta Van  and Giang Ta Chai, explore the life of ethnic minorities, admire the spectacular natural scenery  with the terraced rice fields. Visit Sapa ancient rock with engraved images big– small rocks,    admire the Bridge which made by clouds, cross the poetic Muong Hoa stream. Trekking information: Length: 4 hours/ Duration: 10 -12 km

Night 4: Overnight in hotel in Sapa town.

Day 5: Sapa - Cat Cat Village – Bus back to Hanoi (Meal: B, L)

9:00a.m Driver and guide take you back Sapa to rejoin group together visit Cat Cat village.        
10:00: Exploring Cat Cat – Shin chai village of H’mong – a colonial French discovered area and a renowned  resort to officials from the early twentieth century.               
Arriving to Cat Cat village, visitors will be visiting the  Hydropower station, the waterfall of Cat Cat village, as well as learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools.
12:00pm: Pick up from Cat Cat village and back to Sapa town. Enjoy a meal at a local restaurant.  Free time to visit or shopping souvenir.
16:00: Driver takes you back to Hanoi. Recheck in Hotel in Hanoi. You will arrive in Hanoi around 21.30 p.m

Night 5: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi

Day 6:  Hanoi Free day – Night train to Danang (Meal:B)

Today, you will have free time to discover Hanoi old quarter , go shopping at your leisure time.
18.30p.m: Transfer to Hanoi train station to get overnight train to Da Nang

Night 6: Overnight on Train (4 soft sleeper berth sharing cabin with aircondition)

Day 7: Danang Arrival - transfer to hotel in Hoi An (Meal: No)

Arrive Danang station at around 11:00am, you will be picked up to hotel - wait for check in time- free and easy in the afternoon.

Note: Check in time after 13:00
Night 7: Overnight in hotel in Hoi An.

Day 8: Hoi An – My Son holly land (Meals: B, Light Lunch)

8:00am: The  bus  and  tour  guide  pick  you  up  at  your  hotel.
8:30: Leaving Hoi An for My Son HolyLand.
9:30: Arriving in My Son - the Holyland surrounded by the marvelous mountains, 48km west of Hoi An. My  Son  was  chosen  as  a  religious  center,  built  in  the  late  4th  century  under  the  Cham’s  King Bhadravaman. It is a huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples of different architectures. Wander through the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people, tourists are welcomed at the Old Tower of the Cham. Spend 2 hours to enjoy and discover the beauty of Ancient buildings at of the Champa  Kingdom with our tour guide.
12.00: Leaving My Son for Cau Lau boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon river.
You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air. You will have soft lunch, then  get boat trip visit Thu Bon river, stopping for visiting at Kim Bong Carpentry Village – The traditional work village.
14:30: The boat trip will finish at Boat station

Recheck in your hotel in Hoi An.


Night 8: Overnight in hotel in Hoi An

Day 9 :  Hoi An – Airport Transfer - Arrive Ho Chi Minh – Check in hotel (Meal: No)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. You will have some free time until our driver transport to Da Nang airport to take flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Arrive in Ho Chi Minh and check in hotel. The rest of the day is spent at your leisure, discovering the most active city in Vietnam.

Night 9: Overnight hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Day 10: HCMC -Mekong Delta - My Tho- Ben Tre (Meal: B, L)

7.30-7.50: meet our tour guide at your hotel

Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields.

On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals.

Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.

Night 10:  Overnight hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 11: HCMC- Cu Chi tunnel  (Meals: B/L)

07:30 - 7.50am: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start drive to Cu Chi which located 60km from HCM city, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti-American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for Original tunnels system of over 220km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.

The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, When Cu Chi was" A Free Target Zone ". The remnants visitors will see show Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants.
13:00 Back to Ho Chi Minh City
14:15: Have lunch in a local restaurant
After lunch, the guide will take a taxi for you to get back to hotel.

Night 11: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Day12:  Ho Chi Minh - Back Home (Meals: B)

Have breakfast at the hotel then free and easy.
Wait until our driver come and pick you to the airport.

HOTELS LIST ON ALL PACKAGE

 

3 Star Package

4 Star package

Hotel in Hanoi

Hotel Name

Adamas Hanoi Hotel

La Dolce Vita Hotel

Silk Queen Grand Hotel

Flower Garden hotel

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57 Nguyen Truong To

53 Hang Bo, Hoan Kiem 

36 Lo Su

46 Nguyen Truong To

Room type

Deluxe room

Premium Deluxe

Superior room

Cruise in Halong Bay

Cruise Name

V’Spirit Cruise

Syrena Cruise

Room type

Deluxe cabin

Deluxe cabin

Hotel in Sapa

Hotel Name

Sapa Panorama Hotel

Sapa Legend Hotel

Sunny Moutain Hotel

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10 Hoang Dieu

1 Thu Dau Mot

10 Muong Hoa

Room type

Superior room

Superior room

Hotel in Hue

Hotel Name

Thanh Lich hotel

Moon Light hotel

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33 Hai Ba Trung, Hue

20 Pham Ngu Lao, Hue

Room type

Superior room

Superior room

Hotel in Hoi An - Hotel with swimming pool

Hotel name

Kiman Hotel

Hoian Silk Boutique

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461-463 Hai Ba Trung

14 Hung Vuong, Hoi An

Room type

Superior room

Superior balcony

Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City - Hotel in Centre

Hotel Name

Signature Saigon hotel

Harmony Sai Gon hotel

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65-67-69 Nguyen Thai Binh

32 – 34 Bui Thi Xuan

Room type

Superior room

Premier Deluxe room

Hotel in Phnom Penh with swimming pool

Hotel Name

King Grand Boutique

Harmony Hotel

Room type

Deluxe room

Deluxe room

Hotel in Siem Reap with swimming pool

Hotel Name

Mother Home Inn

Saem Siem Reap

Room type

Deluxe room

Deluxe room

 

Services Included

  • 11 nights included 9 nights in hotel, 1 night on the train, 1 night on Halong cruise
  • Train ticket Hanoi - Danang (soft sleeper, air-condition 4 berth sharing)
  • Flight ticket Danang - Hochiminh (Vietnamjet, jetstar- Vietnam airlines-the first priority), with 20 Kg check and 7 Kg hand carry
  • Airport transfer private car in Hanoi, Danang airport and HCMC airport
  • Train station transfer in Hanoi and Danang
  • Guided Tour to Halong bay 2 days 1 night on VSpirit Cruises, Sapa Tour
  • Guided Tour to My Son holly land
  • Guided tour to Mekong delta  and Cu Chi tunnel
  • Meal as mentioned: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • Tax and service charge

Services Excluded

  • Return airfares from your country to Vietnam
  • Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
  • Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages
  • Visa to Vietnam
The guest reviews are submitted after using service:
Total 9.6
Cruise quality
9.6
Food/Drink
9.6
Cabin quality
9.6
Staff quality
9.8
Entertainment
9.5
  • Amy Robert
    Couple
    Australia
    Aug 2017

    Every detail meticulously executed

    Ms Bella organised our holiday of 12 days in Vietnam. Everything went to plan. The usual stresses of finding..

    9.44
  • Melaine
    Couple
    Australia
    June 2017

    I'd rate 6 stars if I could!

    Booking tours from home always comes with an element of risk. But, meeting the guys at Halong Tours when..

    9.52
  • Lizl P
    family
    Adelaide, Australia
    January 2017

    What a well-organized tour!

    We were assisted by James Vu, Sales Executive of Vina Cruises Co., Ltd and Halong Tours Booking. We have never..

    9.3
  • Geelong

    Australia
    January 2017

    Fantastic!

    What an amazing company! We did a 12 day north to south tour with Tammy and she guided us every step of the way...

    9.4
  • Mandie
    Couple
    Melbourne, Australia
    May 2016

    Halong Tours Booking, Thank you!

    After spending 15 days in Vietnam, I can honestly say I am so delighted that I chose Halong Tours Booking...

    9.66
  • Tracy
    Group
    New Zealand
    November 2015

    “Best in the business”

    I can't recommend highly enough Halong Tours Boooking for organising our Vietnam experience. Every aspect..

    9.78
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