17 Days Vietnam- Laos tour

17 Days Vietnam- Laos tour
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Destinations:Ho Chi Minh- Mekong- Cu Chi- Danang- Hoi An- Hanoi- Luang Prabang
Duration: 17
Price From: 2499 USD

Take the Trip of a Lifetime! See mekong Delta, explore Ho Chi Minh City - The Old Saigon, Visit UNESCO Listed My Son Sanctuary, Spend the Night on Ha Long Bay, See the My Son Holly land of Hoi An, Peek Into The Cu Chi Tunnels, Discover the Kuangsi Waterfall and So Much More! Includes Hotel Stays, Some Meals, Domestic Flight, Transfers, Entry Fees, English-Speaking Guide and More! Lots of Tour Dates to Choose From! Don't Miss Out on this Breathtaking Adventure!

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival - Pick up airport - Check in hotel (No meal)

Upon arrive Ho Chi Minh airport, our driver will pick up and transfer to hotel for check in. Enjoy welcome drink while doing the check-in, the rest of the day is spent at your leisure.

Night 1: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

 

Day 2: 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 2:  Overnight hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

 

Day 3: HCMC- Cu Chi Tunnel (Meals: B, )

07:30: 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
Arrive Ho Chi Minh City around 2:00Pm

Night 3: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

 

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh – Flight to Danang – Check in hotel in Da Nang (Meals: B)

Have breakfast at hotel then free and easy until our driver come to drop off airport. Pick up time: 2-2.5 hours before departure time. Have a flight to Danang.

Pick up at Danang airport – check in hotel in Da Nang

Night 4: Overnight in hotel in Da Nang
 

Day 5: Da Nang - Free and Easy (Meals: B)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel, the rest of the day is spent at your leisure. 

Night 5: Overnight in hotel in Da Nang

 

Day 6: Marble mountain (Meal: B, L)

Monkey Mountain, also known as Son Tra, which is home to the beautiful, marble statue of the Lady Buddha that can be seen from all along the Da Nang beach front.  On this tour we will take you to look at this pagoda where local people regularly come to pray.  Here you can enjoy the serenity of this sacred place as well as the beautiful view of the Da Nang coastline.

After tour You will enjoy lunch in the home of a local family. During the tour you will also be able to meet local people  who will welcome you and you will have a chance to speak to them. This will be a unique opportunity to learn about the real Vietnam and the country’s customs.

8:00 am – 9:30 am -Pick you up at hotel then Depart for Marble Mountains. Here you will discover many caves and marvel at their varied beauty and uses. The Buddhist  pagodas add more interest and the visit to the traditional marble carving village gives the opportunity to buy some souvenirs if you like.

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Leaving Marble Mountains for Monkey Mountain. During your time at Monkey Mountain you will learn about its history .There will also be plenty of time for photos.

12:30 pm – 13:30 pm: Leaving Monkey Mountain for lunch. You will enjoy lunch. 

14:00 pm: Transfer to hotel in Hoian.

Night 6: Overnight in hotel in Hoi An

 

Day 7: Hoian- Free and Easy (Meals: B)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel, the rest of the day is spent at your leisure. You can enjoy peacefulness of Hoi An ancient port town – great combination of Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese Culture or you can visit An Bang or Cua Dai (which is 10 km away from Hoi An town).

Night 7: Overnight in hotel in Hoian

 

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 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 and transfer back to your hotel in Hoi An.

Night 8: Overnight in hotel in Hoi An

 

Day 9:  Hoi An – Airport Transfer - Arrive Hanoi – Check in hotel (Meal: B)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. You will have some free time until our driver transport to Da Nang airport to take flight to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi airport and transfer to hotel for check in. The rest of the day is spent at your leisure

Night 9: Overnight hotel in Hanoi

 

Day 10: Hanoi – Hoalu - Tamcoc Tour (Meals: B, L)

07:45: Picking up from your Hotel in Hanoi old quarter.

08:15: Starting drive to Ninh Binh Province

10:00: Arriving at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

10:15: Visiting King Dinh and King Le’s temples.

11:30: Arriving in Tam Coc Wharf.

11:45: Having buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.

13:00: Getting on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape

15:00: Back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out.

15:15: Biking to Bich Dong on country road

16:00: Getting on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi

18:30: Our guide says goodbye to you at your hotel.

Night 10: Overnight in hotel in Ha Noi

 

Day 11: Hanoi - Halong Bay –  Cruises (Meal: B, L, D)

08h00 – 08h30 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.

12h30 – 13h00 Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.

13h30 – 14h30 Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.

15h00 – 16h00 Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave - the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.

16h00 – 17h00 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.

17h00 – 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 11: Overnight on Cruises

 

Day 12: Halong Bay - Hanoi – Recheck in hotel (Meal: B, L)

06h30 – 07h15 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.

09h00 – 10h00 Kayak around the Luon Cave.

10h15 Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.

10h15 – 11h00 Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.

11h00 – 12h15 While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.

12h15 – 12h30 Disembark V’Spirit Classic.

12h30 – 13h00 Transfer back to Hanoi.

Trip finishes at around 17h00.

Night 12: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi

Day 13:  Hanoi – Airport Transfer - Arrive Lao – Check in hotel in Luang Prabang (Meal: B)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. You will have some free time until our driver transport to Noi Bai airport to take flight to Laos. Arrive in Laos airport and transfer to hotel for check in. The rest of the day is spent at your leisure

Night 13: Overnight hotel in Luang Prabang

Day 14: Pak Ou Cave - Kuangsi Waterfall (B, L)

In the morning, transfer to the pier and take a long-tailed boat for an upstream cruise.

During the cruise, you will be treated a stunning of nature along the river. From the distance

you can see limestone cliffs where the hidden Pak Ou Caves are located. The cave is home

to thousands of Buddha statues which make the region a revered one. Take your time to

explore numerous images hidden in the cave.

Then, make your way back to the city. En-route, stop to visit Ban Xang Hai village to learn

more about the making process of the traditional Lao rice whisky. It is a great chance to

taste its unique flavor. Move onto Ban Xang Khong village- famous for its wood paper and

Lao silk weaving.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Afterwards, we head to Kuang Sy Falls a stunning turquoise waterfall. On the way, you will

pass through rice fields and beautiful small villages dotted along country road. Make a stop

at some of the villages. Take a fresh swim to refresh yourself in many basins.

The balance of day is free at leisure. Dinner on your own. 

Night 14: Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 15: Luang Prabang City Sightseeing (B) 

After breakfast, start your visit to the Royal Palace, which is now a National Museum and houses the precious exhibits that used to be possessions of the former Laos Royal family. (Open from 8:30am to 11.30am and from 1.30pm to 3.30pm daily except on Tuesdays) Continue with the exploration of the main Buddhist temples of Luang Prabang including; Wat Visoun, a 16th century temple which serves as a small museum for religious artifacts; Wat Aham, built in the early 19th century temple and Wat Xiengthong, a 16th century temple which epitomizes all the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture. Take the opportunity to interact with the monks at the Wat Mai temple before ending the day with a climb of 328 steps to the top of Phousi Hill. Where you can watch the sun set over Luang Prabang town and the two rivers and forested hills which form its natural borders. Free time in the afternoon. 

Night 15: Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 16: Luang Prabang – Free day (B)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel, the rest of the day is spent at your leisure. 

Night 16: Overnight in hotel in Luang Prabang

Day 17: Luang Prabang departure – Transfer to airport (B)

This day you are free to visit Luang Prabang and buy souvenirs until transfer to airport for your flight back home. Trip ends.

HOTELS LIST ON VIETNAM - LAOS PACKAGE

 

 3 Star Package: 2499USDpp
 

 4 Star package:3299USDpp

 5 Star package:5399USDpp

Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Hotel Name

Signature Saigon Hotel
Ruby River Hotel

 Harmony Saigon Hotel

Pullman Saigon hotel

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65-67-69 Nguyen Thai Binh
59 Nugyen Thai Binh

 32A-34 Bui Thi Xuan

148 Tran Hung Dao

Room type

 Superior room

 Premier Deluxe room

Superior room

Hotel in Hoi An

Hotel name

Kim An hotel

Hoi An Emerald Water hotel

La Siesta Hoi An hotel and Spa

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461 Hai Ba Trung

226 Ly Thai To

134 Hung Vuong

Room type

Superior room

Deluxe room

Deluxe room

Hotel in Hanoi

Hotel Name

 Hanoi Sky Hotel

 Silk Queen Grand Hotel

Movenpick Hotel Hanoi

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 27 Tong Duy Tan

 36 Lu Su

83A Ly Thuong Kiet

Room type

 Deluxe room

 Premium Deluxe room

Superior room

Cruise in Halong Bay

Cruise Name

 V’Spirit Cruise

 Syrena Cruise

Huong Hai sealife cruise

Room type

 Deluxe cabin

 Deluxe cabin

Suite cabin

Hotel in Luang Phrabang

Hotel Name

Villa Chitdara

Sanakeo Boutique hotel

Satri House

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Khounsua Rd., Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang

Phu Vao Road, Pong Kham, Luang Prabang

057 Photisarath Road - Ban That Luang, Luang Prabang

Room type

Standard Room

Classic Room

Deluxe room

 

Your tour package includes:

16 nights of hotel accommodation including a room on an overnight cruise on Ha Long Bay

Domestic flights between Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Hanoi (baggage allowance of 20kg checked and 7kg carry on)

International flights between Ha Noi and Luang Prabang (baggage allowance of 20kg checked and 7kg carry on)

A traditional junk cruise on the breathtaking Ha Long Bay with its sparkling aquamarine water and limestone cliffs

See the Cu Chi Tunnels built in the Vietnam War

Chauffeured transfers to each site in the comfort of an air-conditioned mini bus

Meals as noted in itinerary 

Visit to the UNESCO World Heritage listed site of My Son Sanctuary

Visit Mekong delta 

Long-tail boat cruise on the Mekong River to Pak Ou Caves

Stop at Luang Prabang’s most picturesque sights, the Kuang Si waterfalls

Entrance fees to all attractions

Return airport transfers to and from your hotels