Packages 13 days from North to South - Tam Coc

Packages 13 days from North to South - Tam Coc

Tour code: HN084

Duration: 13 Days - 12 Nights

From: US$980/person US$999

- DAY 1: Check in Hotel in Hanoi (Meals: No)

Arrive Hanoi and check in hotel in Hanoi centre. Get welcome drink and check-in. Free and easy at your leisure time.

Night1: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi

+ DAY 2: Hanoi Foodie walking tour ( D )

This is free and easy day for you to explore Hanoi city – Hanoi old quarter on your own until the time we enjoy Hanoi local good tour – you live and eat as Vietnam people

After that we can enjoy local street food tour at 5.30 pm

Here is the itinerary for you

05.00 pm – 05.30 pm: Pick you up from the hotel to our meeting point.

05.30 pm: Professional English-speaking Tour guide of Hanoi Local Food Tours will

meet you the meeting point, and we move to the Hanoi Old Quarter Area to start the

journey discovering the local food world and local life of Hanoi.

Then we will walk through streets in Hanoi Old Quarter while listening to our

professional English-speaking tour guide introducing the culture and the daily life in

the evening of the local there.

The first course of our food discovering journey is “Nom Bo Kho” (dry beef salad), a

very tasty and favorite food of the Hanoian before you take some steps to taste

“Nem Rán” (Spring Roll) voted as one of Top Ten greatest street foods in Hanoi for

tourist to enjoy. During the tour, you not only have a chance to enjoy wonderful

local foods but also get the instruction from our tour guide about the ingredients

and the process to make this local tasty dish.

Hanoi Local Food Tours

Continue to explore the street culinary world in Hanoi by walking to Ma May to

enjoy “Pho Cuon” (Stuffed pancake), one of Top Ten local foods of Hanoi which any

tourist should try once when visiting this city. Get the chance to visit Hai Thuong

Lan Ong Street and learn how traditional medicine was made and used there.

We will have a short walking discovery Hanoi life by night and enjoy “Phở”– the

most famous food of the Vietnamese before visiting “Nha Tho Lon” (St. Joseph's

Cathedral) to see the architectural style of this place which is described as

resembling Notre Dame de Paris.

One more local food you will taste during the tour is Banh Mi (Vietnamese Sandwich), the pride of Vietnamese cuisine that has recently surged in popularity worldwide.

The last taste of Hanoi local food tour we would like to offer you is a famous

Vietnamese coffee - “Ca phe trung” (egg coffee).

09.00 pm: Turn back to the meeting place – say goodbye to Hanoi Local Food Tours.

+ DAY 3: Hanoi – halong bay 2 days 1 night ( B/L/D)

08:00 – 08:30 Pick-up at hotel and start the 3 hour-and-a-half drive to Hong Gai Tourist Wharf, check in Oriental Sails JSC’s private waiting hall – The OS Lounge.

12:15 – 12:45 Embark on Oriental Sails by transfer boat. Listen to cruise briefing and receive room key.

13:00 – 15:30 Savor a delectable lunch as Oriental Sails cruises further along the limestone islands of Bai Tu Long Bay, heading to Vung Vieng fishing village – one of the largest fishing villages in Halong Bay to see the life of local fishermen.

– Option 1: Take a bamboo rowing boat trip around Vung Vieng Fishing Village

– Option 2: Take kayak and go kayaking by yourself with help and instruction of tour guide around the Village.

17:30 – 18:00 Return to Oriental Sails and have bath then relax as the sun starts to set. Enjoy the Happy Hour at the bar and on the sun deck while cooking demonstration is organizing.

19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, night squid fishing or just laze around. Singing and dancing activities are available till 22h00.

– Overnight on board at Cong Do Area

+ DAY 4: Halong bay – Hanoi ( B/ L )

06:30 – 07:00 Start your day with Tai Chi exercise on the sundeck.

07:00 – 09:00 Catch morning view of seascapes with a cup of tea or coffee, have breakfast while cruising toward Thien Canh Son Cave. Visit Thien Canh Son Cave – the medium size and less visited cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

09:30 Check-out room. Luggage can be delivered to the reception area.

09:30 – 11:00 Head back to the Harbor. Have early lunch on board. Disembark Oriental Sails at around 12h00.

12:00 – 16:30 Transfer back to Hanoi and trip finishes at the hotel around 16h30

+ DAY 5: Hanoi- overnight train to Danang (B)

Today, you are free to visit Hanoi Old Quarter, until transfer to Hanoi Train Station for solf – Sleeping train to Da nang.

Check-out time of any hotel is 12:00p.m

Time you need to spend on the train is around 16 hours so it is better to have dinner before going and also buy some snacks to bring with you onto the train.

On the train you can view our beautiful country along the coastal line. You also stay overnight on the train and reach Danang train station at around 10.30 am-11:00am the following day.

Night 5: Overnight on the night train

+ DAY 6: Da Nang pick up - Check in hotel in Danang(-)

Train arrive at around 11.30 am. We will pick up and transfer to Hotel in Danang. today you wil free and easy discovery Danang or swim on one of nicest beach of Vietnam.

Night 6 : Overnight in hotel in Danang.

+ DAY 7: Marble moutain (Meal B, L)

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 you to the Hotel in Hoi An

Night 7 : Overnight in hotel in Hoi An

+ DAY 8: Hoi An free and easy (Meal 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 8 : Overnight in hotel in Hoi An

+ DAY 9: Hoi An - My Son (B, Light Lunch)

8:00 – 8:30: 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.

You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air. You will have soft lunch (My Quang traditional noodle),

Night 9: Overnight in hotel in Hoi An - hotel with Swimming pool

+ DAY 10: Hoi An - Airport transfer - Flight to HCMC (B )

After breakfast at your hotel and you are free till airport transfer.

Today, you will have a short flight to Ho Chi Minh city and stay overnight at the most touristic area of Ho Chi Minh City.

Night 10: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh – Superior room

+ DAY 11: HCMC - Mekong delta (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 11: Overnight hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

+ DAY 12: HCMC- Cu Chi tunnel (Meals: B/L)

07:30 -7.50: 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

14:30: Have lunch in a local restaurant

After lunch, the guide will take a taxi for you to get back to hotel.

Night 12: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

+ DAY 13: 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.