Day 1: Ha Noi (L/D)
Arrival in Hanoi.Transfer to the hotel. Afternoon: Visit to the Historical museum, Quan Thanh Temple, the Lake of the Restored Sword, Ngoc Son Temple and old quarter of Hanoi. In the evening enjoy traditional waterpuppet show. Accommodation in Hanoi
Day 2: Ha Noi (B/L/D)
Morning: Visit to the Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, and the Ho Chi Minh's house-on-stilt. Visit to the One-pillar pagoda, a beautiful wooden structure that rests on a single stone pillar rising out of a lotus pool, the Temple of Literature built in 1070 and regarded as the First University in Vietnam.
Afternoon drive to visit Duong Lam Ancient Village. Accommodation in Hanoi
Day 3: Ha Noi- Hoa Binh (B/L/D)
Drive to Hoa Binh. Take a 2,5-hour boat trip on Da reservoir to visit some ethnic minority villages surrounded by rice paddies, farms and houses-on-stilts. Visit the Yang Mo villages by car. Continue the trip to Mai Chau. In the evening enjoy the traditional music and dance show, performed by the locals within the village, finished off with a jar of homemade rice wine for you to enjoy . Stay at farmer’s house in Mai Chau
Day 4: Hoa Binh- Ha Noi (B/L/D)
After breakfast we will have a trekking around the villages to observe the locals going about their daily business; cultivating the fields, catching grasshoppers, logging or grazing buffalo’s. Afternoon drive back to Hanoi. Accommodation in Hanoi
Day 5: Ha Noi- Ha Long bay (B/L/D)
Depart for Halong bay, a world natural wonder recognized by UNESCO. On the way visit Bat Trang Pottery Village. Get on the Junk and have lunch with Champagne. Visit Ha Long bay,Thien Cung cave , Dau Go cave , round over Tuan Chau island , Dinh Huong island ,Ga Choi island , Dog island , Sail island ;Titov beach . Have dinner on junk; enjoy sunset ; Fishing ; drinking , and overnight on junk.
Day 6: Ha Long bay- Ha Noi-Hoi An (B/L/D)
After breakfast Visit man’s head island , Tortoise island , Luon cave , Bai Tu Long bay , Toad island , Bai tho mountain. Back to Station and leave the junk. After cruising, drive bach to Hanoi for the flight to Danang. Continue the trip to Hoi An. Accommodation in Hoi An.
Day 7: My Son- Hoi An (B/L/D)
In the morning you will visit My Son Holy to discover the Cham culture. Afternoon beginning the discovery tour of Hoi An, the world culture heritage recognized by UNESCO. See some of the historic merchant and community houses, places of workship and japanese bridge. Accommodation in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An-Hue (B/L/D)
Drive to Hue, visit Marble Mountains, Non Nuoc Beach, Cham museum, Stopover to visit Hai Van pass, Lang Co fishing village. Afternoon visit Imperial Citadel. Accommodation in Hue.
Day 9: Hue- Sai Gon (B/L/D)
Boat trip in Perfume river to visit Thien Mu pagoda and King Minh Mang’s tomb. Afternoon visit Kinh Tu Duc and Khai Dinh’s tombs. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Saigon. Accommodation in Saigon
Day 10: Sai Gon-Cai Be (B/L/D)
Take a 2.5 hour coach trip to Cai Be, then embark on a cruise along the Mekong River. Enjoy the scene of daily life, pass by local people working and playing on the waterways of the Mekong Delta. The trip includes a visit to canal where the floating market of Cai Be takes place, and to a family-run business making rice paper and corn flakes of Vietnamese style - a key ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine. Lunch at local house set amongst fruit orchards and bonsai. Complete the experience with a folklore music performance. Stay at farmer’s house in Vinh Long.
Day 11: Cai Rang- Sai Gon (B/L/D)
Taking early morning boat trip to visit Cai Rang floating market to discover the daily life of people in Mekong Delta . Drive back Ho Chi Minh City via Sadec, famous for being one of the settings where the movie The Lover was shot. Accommodation in Saigon
Day 12: Tay Ninh- Cu Chi (B/L/D)
Drive to Tay Ninh, home Cao-Daism religion which combines Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. Attend the ceremony at Tay Ninh church at noon. After lunch en route, visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an amazing complex of the underground tunnels used during the Vietnam war.
Day 13: Saigon (B/L/D)
Visit the History Museum (closed on Mondays) with the water puppet show, the Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum. Photo stop at Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post office. Afternoon Continue exploring China town with Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Pagoda and a lacquerware workshop.
Day 14: Saigon departure (B)
Free at leisure and transfer to the airport for departure flight.