Grand Vietnam tour with Bana Hill

Vietnam Holidays - 15 Days

You will discover

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  • Sapa  
     
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    Ha Noi  
    Ha Long  
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    Cat Ba 
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  • LAOS
     
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  • Hoi An  
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  • CAMBODIA
     
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    HO CHI MINH 
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  • Can Tho 
    Vinh Long 

Tour Briefing

  • Day 01
    Hanoi arrival (-/-/-)
  • Day 02
    Hanoi – City Tour (B/-/)
  • Day 03
    Hanoi - Bus to Sapa (B/-/-)
  • Day 04
    Trekking Sapa – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village – Sapa (B/L/-)
  • Day 05
    Sapa town – Dragon Jaw – Bus to Hanoi (B/-/-)
  • Day 06
    Hanoi – Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay by cruise’s shuttle bus (B/L/D)
  • Day 07
    Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Village – Back to Hanoi (B/L/-)
  • Day 08
    Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Explore Bana Hill – Golden Bridge (B/-/-)
  • Day 09
    Hoian exploration (B/-/-)
  • Day 10
    Hoian – authentic tour (B/L/-)
  • Day 11
    Hoian Free in the morning – Fly to Saigon (B/-/-)
  • Day 12
    Saigon – City tour (B/-/-)
  • Day 13
    Saigon – Mekong – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B/-/-)
  • Day 14
    Can Tho – Saigon (B/-/-)
  • Day 15
    Saigon – Fly home (B/-/-)

You will be interested in:

  • Discover the old quarter and the must-see sites in the capital of Vietnam.
  • Trek to the beautiful valleys in Sapa.
  • Discover the ethnic villages as well as the magnificent rice terraces.
  • Walk up to Dragon Jaw mountain.
  • A beautiful cruise trip into Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay to discover the amazing beaches and Islands and logoons.
  • Uncover the lifestyle in Hoian and admire the beautiful streets and traditional houses in the ancient town.
  • Visit the Reunification palace (or the war memorials Museum), the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office in Saigon
  • Explore the floating markets and traditional craft villages on the Mekong River Delta.

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Detail Program

Hanoi arrival (-/-/-)

Day 01 : Hanoi arrival (-/-/-)

Be welcomed at the airport by our Authentik Travel's tour guide and transfer to your hotel in the city center.
Overnight at Flower Hotel (ROH room) or similar
 

Hanoi – City Tour (B/-/)

Day 02 : Hanoi – City Tour (B/-/)

Today, we discover the wonders of the capital of Vietnam, filled with timeless charm. Start by visiting Van Mieu (Temple of Literature), the first University of Vietnam built from the 11th century by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong.
After that, transfer to the Ethnology Museum (closed every Monday) which offers a deep insight into Vietnamese culture through traditional costumes, tools, musical instruments and traditional houses of many minority ethnic groups. 

In the afternoon, discover the Ho Chi Minh complex including the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's House on stilts and the fish pond. 
For those who are interested in visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, it is only open in the morning and closed every Monday and Friday. Sometimes it is necessary to queue for a couple of hours to go inside the mausoleum.

Transfer to the old quarter to visit Hoan Kiem lake (Restored Sword Lake) and Ngoc Son temple in the middle of the lake. In the late afternoon, you will discover some popular streets such as Ma May, Hang Ma, Hang Dong, Hang Bac and Hang Gai and for tourist sites stop at Dong Xuan market, the biggest market in the northern Vietnam, Bach Ma temple (White horse temple) and the traditional ancient house at 87 Ma May Street. Head back to your hotel.
Overnight at Flower Hotel (ROH room) or similar
 

Hanoi - Bus to Sapa (B/-/-)

Day 03 : Hanoi - Bus to Sapa (B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel and wait for the pick up from the Express Bus to Sapa.
After 5 hour driving in the new Highway, you will arrive in Sapa. Check in your hotel and relax.
In the afternoon, travel to discover Ma Tra Village which is about 5km southeast of Sapa town, Ma Tra appeals travelers for its gorgeous scenery highlighted with impressive rice terraces
Take a trekking throughout the valley, cross a stream, visit some houses in the village to explore their local daily life. Back to Sapa town in the afternoon. 
Overnight at Sapa Elegance Hotel (Deluxe room) or similar

Trekking Sapa – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village – Sapa (B/L/-)

Day 04 : Trekking Sapa – Cat Cat – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village – Sapa (B/L/-)

Enjoy breakfast at local restaurant and start a full day of trekking from Cat Cat Village of the Black Hmong. Visit its beautiful waterfall then follow the path to Y Linh Ho village.
Arrive at Y Linh Ho bridge. Stop to relax a little bit then resume trekking along the buffalo path through the hills. You will have chance to enjoy the splendid view over the rice terrace valley considered one of the most fantastic of the world.
Lunch will be served on the way.
After lunch take a short break before trekking to the Lao Chai village of the black Hmong and Ta Van village of the Zay people.
At 16.00 meet our driver and transfer to Sapa
Overnight at Sapa Elegance Hotel (Deluxe room) or similar
 

Sapa town – Dragon Jaw – Bus to Hanoi (B/-/-)

Day 05 : Sapa town – Dragon Jaw – Bus to Hanoi (B/-/-)

It time for you to relax and explore the Dragon Jaw Mountain. Walking up to the mountain is the way to enjoy the beauty of the landscapes and a lot of flowers on the way.
From the top of the Dragon Jaw Mountain, you will able to view all charming Sapa town and the Peak of Fansipan from distance.
Afternoon, be picked up by Bus and back to Hanoi.
After 5 hour driving, you will be at your hotel in Hanoi. Check in and relax.
Overnight at Flower Hotel (ROH room) or similar
 

Hanoi – Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay by cruise’s shuttle bus (B/L/D)

Day 06 : Hanoi – Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay – Halong Bay by cruise’s shuttle bus (B/L/D)

07:40 – 08:30:  Our Sunlight cruise's tour guide will meet you at your hotel and transfer to the Bay. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farm lands and Red River delta, stop for short break in the half way.
12:00-12:30: Arrive in Beo Harbor, transfer by tender to Sunlight Cruise, and enjoy welcome drinks, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions then check in to your cabin
13:00: A special lunch of Vietnamese cuisine with fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favorites are served while sailing through Islets . These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner.
14:30: The Cruise sails through Lan Ha Bay and completes its entry through Cua Van Area. The area is surrounding of extraordinary limestone karst landscapes. Explore Dark & Bright Cave in Ha Long Bay by kayaking.
16:30: Enjoy Snorkeling and swimming in nearby area.
17:30: Come back to cruise later to enjoy sun set party and cooking class, drop anchor for staying overnight. Enjoy the complimentary sunset party on the sundeck with local wine and fresh fruits.
19:00: Dinner is served in the restaurant. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff.
21:30: Relax or join in the fishing and Overnight on board.
 

Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Village – Back to Hanoi (B/L/-)

Day 07 : Lan Ha Bay – Viet Hai Village – Back to Hanoi (B/L/-)

06:00: Enjoy sunrise and admire the never ending miraculous scenery of the Bay.
07:00: Light breakfast, coffee and tea served
08:00: Start riding bicycle 5 km to Viet Hai Village, Viet Hai is a small village in the middle of jungles, covered by high mountains range of the Cat Ba National Park.
09:45: Riding back to our boat, relax before checking out
11:00: Lunch will be served on board
12:00: Disembark at to Beo Harbour. Take our shuttle bus to return to Hanoi.
16:00 – 16:30: Arrival back at your hotel
Overnight at Flower Hotel (ROH room) or similar
 

Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Explore Bana Hill – Golden Bridge (B/-/-)

Day 08 : Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Explore Bana Hill – Golden Bridge (B/-/-)

After your breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for a short flight to Danang.
On arrival, get a pick up and travel to discover Bana Hill and Golden Bridge on the top of the mountain.
Get a cable car from the foot of mountain to the top and enjoy the breath taking views, the picturesque French Village, Da Nang’s largest and grandest Linh Ung Pagoda, romantic flower gardens and even Fantasy Park, a large indoor amusement park. Especially, walking in the Golden Bridge that brings you an unforgettable trip.
Back to Danang and transfer to Hoian town.
Overnight at Phu Thinh Resort ( Deluxe room)
 

Hoian exploration (B/-/-)

Day 09 : Hoian exploration (B/-/-)

Enjoy a city tour in Hoian ancient town which is listed in the Heritage of Humans.
Some real treasures that need to be discovered are Hoian Museum, Japanese bridge, China Town, Quan Thang ancient house,

Discover the local market and the old busy port of the 15th century for the international boats from China, Netherlands, Japan, and Poland.
Finally, visit the Thang Loi silk factory, known as a good establishment in Hoian to have tailor-made silk clothes.
Overnight at Phu Thinh Resort ( Deluxe room)
 

Hoian – authentic tour (B/L/-)

Day 10 : Hoian – authentic tour (B/L/-)

Depart from your hotel in Hoian town either by bike or by boat to Kim Bong Village by the Thu Bon River.
Start a discovery in Kim Bong. This village has long been known for its wood carving. At first, the artisans inherited the techniques from the northern Vietnamese. Later, from business exchange, they could successfully adopt the know-how of Chinese and Japanese sculptures and cultivate their own style.
Stroll around the village to understand their daily life and visit a carpenter's workshop to admire their talent. It is possible to buy some wood products for your souvenirs.
After that, you can enjoy a 5km bike ride or motorbike taxi (if you choose not to ride a bike) from Kim Bong to Tra Nhieu. This is a real immersion into the countryside in the center of Vietnam. 
The trip will allow some unprecedented meetings for instance, Ms Duoc with the mat weaving, Mr Kha with the bamboo sampan basket making and Mr Huynh Ri with his craftsman shipyard.
A countryside landscape of palm and rice fields, buffaloes and farmers in the fields will surround you along the way.
Arrive in Tra Nhieu, then set off on a boat trip on the Thu Bon River to Cam Thanh Village.
Enjoy some green tea at Mr Day's fisherman family then re-embark the bamboo sampan basket to go crab catching in the water palm tree forest. This is a relaxing moment after hours of biking.
Lunch is served in family restaurant Mr Day – this is a family fisherman working in tourism.
After lunch, enjoy a nice walk in the village to discover how they make nipa for roofs and their daily activities.
Return to your hotel by 15:30
Overnight at Phu Thinh Resort ( Deluxe room)
 

Hoian Free in the morning – Fly to Saigon (B/-/-)

Day 11 : Hoian Free in the morning – Fly to Saigon (B/-/-)

Free in the morning, then meet our driver for a transfer to airport for flight to Saigon.
On arrival, get a pick up to hotel to relax or free time on your own.
Overnight in Duc Vuong Hotel (Sup room) or similar
 

Saigon – City tour (B/-/-)

Day 12 : Saigon – City tour (B/-/-)

After your breakfast, Enjoy a full day Saigon city tour.
Meet our tour guide and driver at your htoel to enjoy a full day city tour.
Visit the Reunification palace (or the war memorials Museum), Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office inspired by Orsay Station in Paris.
Then, transfer to Cho Lon District to discover its old quarter, Binh Tay Market and the colorful Quan Am pagoda, one of the oldest pagodas in the city. Its architecture and decorations have remained since its construction.
Return to Saigon city for a walk in the city center visiting sites like the former Catinat streets, the Opera house, City Hall as well as Ben Thanh market.
Overnight in Duc Vuong Hotel (Sup room) or similar
 

Saigon – Mekong – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B/-/-)

Day 13 : Saigon – Mekong – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B/-/-)

Get picked up from your hotel and transfer to Cai Be.
Upon arrival, embark on a boat trip on a branch of the Mekong River to Vinh Long. Experience the rhythm of life on the legendary Mekong River with a visit to Cai Be floating market and the orchid canals .
Visit crafts workshops of rice, popcorn, coconut caramel and rice cake.
Cycle or walk on the village paths to discover the ancient and beautiful Phu Chau pagoda where serenity reigns and meet the local people.

Enjoy lunch in an open air restaurant where you can taste a famous local specialty, the Elephant ear fish. Then enjoy tasting delicious fruits while rowing a small rowboat in the canals shaded by the fruit trees.
Continue your boat trip to Vinh Long and meet our driver at the pier for a transfer to Can Tho. 
Arrive in Can Tho in the late afternoon.  Check in at your hotel and relax.

Enjoy free time on your own to discover the city located on the Mekong River.
Stay overnight in Hau Giang Hotel (Deluxe room)
 

Can Tho – Saigon (B/-/-)

Day 14 : Can Tho – Saigon (B/-/-)

Have breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the pier for a boat trip to visit Cai Rang floating market, the largest and most lively market in the Mekong Delta.
There are so many colors and smells in the bubbling atmosphere where hundreds of sampans are filled with goods such as rice, fruits, and craft products. Everything is shown to sell from the early morning.
Leave the market and continue the boat trip through the canals and visit a fruit garden.
Head back to An Binh Market which is full of fish, fruits and vegetables.
Stop at Binh Thuy ancient house which contains the orchid garden where “The Lover” was filmed.
Transfer back to Saigon and arrive in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Duc Vuong Hotel ( Sup room) or similar
 

Saigon – Fly home (B/-/-)

Day 15 : Saigon – Fly home (B/-/-)

Free to explore your last minute in the vibrant city before transfer to airport for flight home.

Private tour price

The prices are quoted on USD and based on per pax (Twin/double sharing - 3 star accommodation)
Valid to 31 December 2019

Group size1 pax2 pax3 - 4 pax5 - 7 pax>8 pax
Grand total price/pax191511701000899Contact us
Single Supplement 295
Service Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast ( Twin or double)
  • Private cabin on cruise ( Cat Ba island - Lan Ha Bay - Halong Bay)
  • Private car transfers ( Except the cruises' shuttle bus: Hanoi - Cat Ba Island - Hanoi)
  • Domestic flights: Hanoi - Danang, Danang - Saigon
  • All entrance fees
  • Bana Hill entrance fee and Cable car ticket.
  • English speaking guides
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Vietnam Visa approval letter.
  • Water on tour
  • Service charges and Taxes
     
Service Not Included
  • International flight tickets from/to your country
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not indicated 
  • Personal Expenses: laundry, drinking, telephone…
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Other not mentioned in the tour
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