Vietnam Discovery: 14 days Vietnam

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Vietnam Discovery: 14 days Vietnam

Postby hoangmao300 » Tue May 14, 2019 10:26 am

[size=4]Vietnam Discovery: 14 days Vietnam[/size]

The large diversity of Vietnam caters to almost every wandering soul. Within its spectacular seascapes and mountainous landscaping, Vietnam conceals its mystical cultural minority hamlets, impressive cascading grain terraces, a hotpot of cultures dating back thousands of years, among the most vibrant food scenes in Southeast Asia, and many more.
This exploration is going to take you across the country, from Hanoi, Vietnam's millennial capital city to Sapa, the North's main trekking base. Deal with yourself to a perfect getaway on the renowned karst dotted seascape of Halong Bay - one of the New seven Wonders of Nature because of its serene emerald water.
Down the slender curves of Vietnam may be the idyllic Hue, Vietnam's traditional imperial capital, which has all the grandeur and majesty to mix the interest of any history buff. Further south is Hoi An - actively playing the role of muse to the artist, its architectural consistency of buildings and the power grid formation of narrow lanes and alleys have magically turned Hoi An right into a de facto theme park.
Out from the serenity, Saigon bloomed as one of the most exciting cities in Asia but doesn't settle for just that. The verdant Mekong Delta, the melting pot of different cultures offers another otherworldly feature of Vietnam.
Why don't we invest a significant holiday in Vietnam becoming a part of her fluidity and examining her lots of facets acutely from the inside out in fourteen days with Top Vietnam Travel.

  • [size=4]Watch Vietnam’s 1,000 year of history comes to life in front of you with a visit to Hanoi
  • Dip your toe in a whole different culture with a trip to Sapa
  • Get in touch with the grandeur of nature in Halong Bay
  • Weave through Hue’s deep-rooted culture and history
  • Get lost in the bucolic charm of Hoian
  • Embrace the addictive madness of Saigon
  • Embark on a trip to Mekong Delta, one of Asia’s most atmospheric land[/size]
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
[size=4]Meals: NA/Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Your holiday in Vietnam is going to start with Hanoi - the classic capital of Vietnam. After a warm welcome upon arrival at Hanoi Airport, you'll be transferred to your hotel. In the evening, you will engage in a private walking city tour to explore local markets and also the Old Quarter - known for its thirty six narrow, congested roadways and guilds (now Hanoi has over seventy streets) - each was called after a single trade - formed by traders and artisans from villages around Hoan Kiem Lake who came here to sell their goods.[/size]

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour – Night train to Lao Cai
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast/Accommodation: on train (shared 4 soft sleeper cabin with AC)

The capital of Hanoi is a quintessential visit in any Vietnam holiday packages in case you are anticipating digging deeper into Vietnamese culture. Today you have a whole day to enjoy the capital of Vietnam, with en route visits to its main appeal sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda, and the Presidential Palace), the Temple of Literature, West Lake with Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda, and also the most incredible attraction museum in Hanoi - The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology or History Museum.
Later in the evening, you are going to enjoy a traditional Water Puppet performance for an intimate insight into Vietnamese outlying life throughout its history. Originated in the Red River Delta in the 11th century, water puppetry hails from the country 's stormy rice culture, sketching a lively and colorful picture of an agricultural society normal of the North with a humorous twist to each skit. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Enjoy dinner on the own arrangement of yours before being transferred to Hanoi Railway Station for an overnight train to Lao Cai.[/size]

Day 3: Lao Cai – Sapa.
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast/Accommodations: Hotel in Sapa

You will arrive at Lao Cai Station at the start of the morning. Lao Cai is a town near the Chinese border. You'll be greeted by the local tour guide of ours and then transferred to Sapa city. Have breakfast and loosen up for some time before beginning to trek to Mường Hoa Valley - noted for its breathtaking scenery and also being the biggest farmland for rice cultivation in SaPa. You'll trek along the Muong Hoa River through terraced fields, passing by several hamlets on the H'Mong. The trek is going to take you from Lao Chai Village - inhabited by Black H'mong People to Ta Van Village - inhabited by the Zay, offering an intimate insight into the different ethnic traditions and costumes showcased by the villagers. Go back to the hotel of yours and remain overnight in Sapa.[/size]

Day 4: Sapa – Matra – Ta Phin Village – Bus to Hanoi
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast & Lunch./Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi.

The walk starts from Sapa through the gorgeous gardens and lush pine forests. On the way, you are going to pass by Matra - a small, remote tribal village of the Black Hmong. Continue trekking through rice terraces as well as the scenic mountainous landscape of Sapa, and also enjoy lunch served en route to Taphin Village. This village has its visitors captivated by the unique cultural life of the Black Hmong and Red Dzao minorities - he two largest ethnic groups inhabiting the spot through anecdotes advised by the elders. You will also have the chance to go to some traditional houses here before returning to Sapa in a car. The bus of ours will take you to Hanoi for the overnight stay of yours at the resort.[/size]

Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay
[size=4]Meal: Breakfast-lunch-dinner/Accommodation: On Cruise

No holiday in Vietnam is done without having a beach escape. So treat yourself to an overnight stay amidst the magnificent Halong Bay. After getting picked up from your hotel, you'll be transferred by van/car to Ha Long Bay at 12:00. Upon arrival in Ha Long Bay, you'll be welcomed aboard and enjoy lunch while weaving through many destinations and also islets towering over and shown from the emerald waters of Halong Bay. After lunch, take a short trek to a close by summit for a birds' eye view of the bay peppered with golden sails, after which proceed to a quiet beach for a few swimming or kayaking, or simply go back to the ship and sunbathe on the sundeck, whatever tickles your fancy.
Later in the afternoon, pay a visit to some tranquil fishing village to have interaction with fishermen that have inhabited the bay for almost 3 generations. Go back on board and have a beverage on the sun deck while can enjoy beverages and lose yourself within the immense visual delight as the reddish-orange hue of the sky deepens and dusk creeps over the horizon. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight on the junk.[/size]

Day 6: Ha Long – Hanoi – Hue
[size=4]Meal: Breakfast-Brunch/Accommodation: On Cruise

Kickstart the day of yours with an early Tai Chi Session on the sundeck and you will be compensated with an unparalleled visual glory of the sun peeking over the watery horizon. After breakfast, you will visit an enigmatic limestone grotto and then go back to the ship for a final glimpse of Ha Long Bay as you cruise to the dock. Check out as the ship comes at the harbor by noon and drive to Hanoi for your flight to Hue. On the arrival of yours, you will be transferred to the resort. Check in and immediately in Hue.[/size]

Day 7: Hue
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast
/Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Nowadays, you are going to embark on a full day exploration of Hue - Vietnam's former age-old capital. Get started with a visit to the Imperial Citadel - home to the Imperial City and Forbidden Purple City - once the Emperor's and also the family of his private residence. The Imperial City was created in the 19th century, based off the style of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Aside from the Forbidden Purple City and the main structures of state, the Imperial Enclosure houses many other palaces and temples within its walls.
In the afternoon, carry on and check out the Imperial Museum, Tu Hieu Pagoda, and the brilliant Dong Ba Riverside Market.[/size]

Day 8: Hue – Danang – Hoi An
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast
/Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.
Wake up in the ancient capital and enjoy your breakfast in the hotel. Then, start a private boat trip driving the romantic Perfume River with visits to Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) and also the grandiose Minh Mang's tomb - captivating beholders with its regal characteristics. Enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant then leave Hue for Hoi An - one other UNESCO World Heritage Site. You are going to travel via the Hai Van Pass, stop in Danang for a trip to the Cham Museum and handicraft villages at the foot of the Marble Mountains before arriving in Hoi An. Upon arrival in Hoi An, you will check in to your hotel and have some spare time to explore the town then stay overnight there.[/size]

Day 9: Hoi An
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast
/Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hoi An was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Japanese, French, Dutch, Arab and Portuguese traders. These people came mainly to trade in the high grade silk, which is still produced in the region, as well as ceramics. Nowadays, Hoi An is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops, along with countless cafes. Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for over a century. You are going to enjoy a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter going to Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200 - year old Tam Ky Ancestral House, and the Japanese Bridge. Following the tour, there will be time that is free to shop or relax. You are going to stay overnight in Hoi An.[/size]

Day 10: Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast
/Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
You'll then escape Hoi An for Danang Airport for a single hour flight to Ho Chi Minh City. In the evening, you will embark on a city trip of HCMC (Saigon) which includes the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the old Post Office and bustling Ben Thanh Market. You are going to stay overnight in HCMC.[/size]

Day 11: Cao Dai Temple & Cu chi Underground
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast
/Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)
This morning you are going to drive to Cao Dai Temples in Tay Ninh. Cao Dai Holy See Temple could be the cathedral of the Cao Daism religion and residence of the Divine Eye, the official sign of this distinctive religion. Cao Dai followers worship Jesus Christ, Taoism, Confucius, and Buddha. You'll also have the ability to look at the midday service.
Following lunch you will drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels, that consist of over 200 km of underground tunnels. This principal axis system has many branches linking to subterranean hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. The system included innumerable trap doors, uniquely built living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction providing visitors a unique experience and a feel of what subterranean life was like during the Vietnam War. You will stay overnight in HCMC.[/size]

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City – Can Tho
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast
/Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho
You are going to leave HCMC to lush My Tho in which you will cruise on a private boat via the eco-friendly vegetation of the canals to an orchard, where you are treated to a delicious lunch in a nearby restaurant in the center of the Mekong, complete with tropical fruits. You'll also go to the snake farm Dong Tam that breeds snakes for, among some other conditions, snake wine, before proceeding to Vinh Trang Pagoda. You will then head off to Can Tho City - the metropolis of the Southwest situated directly at the heart of the Mekong Delta, for an overnight stay.[/size]

Day 13: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast
/Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
You wake up to the sounds of the Mekong River welcoming a new day and take boat trip to sign up in the sun soaked Cai Rang floating market, among the most bustling floating markets in the Mekong Delta, with hundreds of little boats jostling and barging for space to market their goods that will definitely escape you in awe. After sampling local fruits, the guide of ours will escort you to the resort through myriad canals. You will have lunch at a nearby restaurant before going back to Ho Chi Minh City for an overnight stay.[/size]

Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City – Departure
[size=4]Meals: Breakfast
/Accommodation: NA
There is no activity designed for today so you are free to enjoy your spare time souvenir shopping until becoming transferred to the airport for your onward flight. This is the end of the holiday of yours in Vietnam.[/size]
  • [size=4]Departure[size=4]Hanoi[/size]
  • Included[size=4][size=4]Hotel in twin/double sharing room basis with daily breakfastMeal as mentionedTransfer by air-conditioned private carEntrance fees, boat trips and excursionsExcellent English speaking guideDomestic flight[/size][/size]
  • Not Included[size=4][size=4]Travel InsuranceInternational air ticketsDrinks, Tipping, VisaPersonal expensesOthers not mentioned above[/size][/size][/size]
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