Vietnam Travel and Leisure
Vietnam Travel and Leisure - 14 Days
You will discover
- Day 01Hanoi arrival (D)
- Day 02Hanoi City tour (B/L/-)
- Day 03Hanoi – Halong (B/L/D)
- Day 04Cap La – Cong Dam – Cong Do (B/L/D)
- Day 05Vung Vieng – Cong Do – Hon Gai – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian (B/L/-)
- Day 06Hoian Tour (B/-/-)
- Day 07Hoian – Danang – fly to Saigon (B/-/-)
- Day 08Saigon City Tour (B/-/-)
- Day 09Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/L/-)
- Day 10Can Tho – Phu Quoc (B/-/-)
- Day 11Phu Quoc Island – free at beach (B/-/-)
- Day 12Phu Quoc Island – free at beach (B/-/-)
- Day 13Phu Quoc Island – fly back to Saigon (B/-/-)
- Day 14Saigon – departure (B/-/-)
You will be interested in:
- Visit Hanoi and its famous sites, especially the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex, Temple of Literature and Ethnic Museum.
- A beautiful cruise on Bai Tu Long Bay.
- A boat trip to enjoy the sunset over Thu Bon River in Hoian
- Saigon city tour to explore the must-see sites and experience the local lifestyle and culture.
- Discover Cai Be and Cai Rang floating markets in the Mekong River Delta.
- Relax on one of the best beaches in the world.
Day 01 : Hanoi arrival (D)
Be welcomed at the airport by our Authentik Travel's tour guide and transfer to your hotel in the city center.
Check in at your hotel (after 12:00pm) or leave your luggage at the hotel and enjoy a walk in the old quarter. The city was built in the 10th century by the villagers near the Red River Delta. You can see the special architecture in the houses with their narrow width and deep length. You will be able to 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.
Enjoy our welcome dinner at a finest local restaurant and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 02 : Hanoi City tour (B/L/-)
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. Continue to visit Chua Ha (Ha Pagoda), known as a sacred place to pray for luck in love, especially for your future spouse.
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. Enjoy a special water puppet show in the museum garden.
Lunch is served in a local restaurant.
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.
Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Day 03 : Hanoi – Halong (B/L/D)
08:00 - Meet our driver for a transfer to Halong via Bac Ninh and Sao Do. Extensive rice fields as far as your eyes can see will follow you along the way.
12:00 - Embarkation at Hon Gai port, relax with a welcome drink.
13:00 – Enjoy a seafood lunch on the boat while cruising in to the bay through the enchanting landscapes of Bai Tu Long Bay ( Small Dragon Bay).
15:30 - Take part in activities according to the boat such as: visit Thien Canh Son cave, go kayaking, take a bamboo sampan ride to the Vang Vieng fishing village or simply just relax on the boat.
18:00 - Return to the boat, shower and take a rest.
19:00 - Enjoy a delicious dinner on the boat.
Stay overnight in a private cabin (with air conditioner and shower)
Day 04 : Cap La – Cong Dam – Cong Do (B/L/D)
Enjoy breakfast on the boat and immerse into the beautiful scenery of Bai tu Long Bay
8.30 Cruise to Cong Dam to discover the rock formation.
9.00 Do kayaking in the hidden Lagoon and in Cong Dam geological park
11.30 swimming and relaxing at the secret beach – Tra Gioi
12.30 Lunch is served on boat
14.30 embark the small bamboo boat to visit Vung Vieng fishing village one of the spectacular floating villages in Halong. Encounter the locals and fishermen’s farm as well as a floating school (depends on the boat’s activity schedule).
16.00 Return to the boat, swimming and Kayaking
17.00 Heading to Cong Do
19.00 Enjoy dinner on the boat.
Overnight in private cabin.
Day 05 : Vung Vieng – Cong Do – Hon Gai – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian (B/L/-)
You are advised to get up early to enjoy the fresh air and sunrise in the beautiful scenery of Bai Tu Long.
Breakfast on the boat.
08:30 - Enjoy activities. Either visit the cave or embark a small bamboo sampan to visit Vung Vieng Fishing village, one of the spectacular floating villages in Halong. Encounter the locals and fishermen’s farm as well as a floating school (depends on the boat’s activity schedule)
09:30 - Return to the boat and check out of the cabin.
10:00 - Cruise back to Hon Gai port. On the way back, we will enjoy lunch on the boat. Last look at the legendary bay where dragons once descended.
11:45 - Arrive at the pier and transfer back to Hanoi and directly to airport for flight to Danang. On arrival get a pick up to hotel in Hoian town
Overnight in Hoian
Note: The Cruise’s activity schedule will be dependent on each cruise and tide. It is adjustable.
Day 06 : Hoian Tour (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, 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.
In the evening, Embark on a small boat in Hoian town then depart to Thu Bon River which was once a very busy exchange place for a lot of international ships throughout the 15th century. The boat trip will take you along the river to Cua Dai sea gate. This is a good chance for you to appreciate the landscape of the peaceful village by the river bank and admire the fishermen’s activities on the river. Enjoy the sunset in the late afternoon from April to November.
Overnight at Hoian.
Day 07 : Hoian – Danang – fly to Saigon (B/-/-)
Free at beach or be lazy at your hotel till the afternoon, transfer to Danang airport for short flight to Saigon
On arrival, get a pick up to hotel.
Overnight in Saigon.
Day 08 : 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 Saigon.
Day 09 : Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho (B/L/-)
Get picked up from your hotel and transfer to Cai Be ( 120km – 2.5 hour driving). Visit Cao Dai temple on route.
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 Can Tho.
Day 10 : Can Tho – Phu Quoc (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 (Option - replace the garden with the nursery field by the river)
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 Can Tho airport for a flight to Phu Quoc Island.
After short flight, landing in Phu Quoc and welcome by resort’s transfer.
Overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 11 : Phu Quoc Island – free at beach (B/-/-)
Free day on your own to discover this beautiful island and beaches.
Overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 12 : Phu Quoc Island – free at beach (B/-/-)
Free day on your own to discover this beautiful island and beaches.
Overnight in Phu Quoc
Day 13 : Phu Quoc Island – fly back to Saigon (B/-/-)
Free till transfer to airport for a flight to Saigon.
Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to your hotel in the downtown.
Overnight at hotel in Saigon.
Day 14 : Saigon – departure (B/-/-)
Enjoy your last minute in Saigon the biggest city of Vietnam before transfer to airport for your flight to next destination or 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 2018
|Group size||1 pax||2 pax||3 - 4 pax||5 - 7 pax||>8 pax|
|Grand total price/pax||2349||1499||1339||1229||Contact us|
- Accommodation with daily breakfast
- Private car transfer
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Cruise trip and boat trip
- Domestic flight tickets
- Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Water on tour
- Vietnam visa approval letter
- Service charges and Tax
Service Not Included
- International flight from/to your country
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Tipping and Gratuities
- Other not mentioned in the program
What clients say about us?
We were most impressed with all the Hotels you arranged as well as their excellent locationsJul 24, 2018
We were absolutely satisfied with Authentik Travel especially Chu Anh, she was so helpful to us while organizing our itineraryJul 20, 2018
Well organized and time efficient tour!May 22, 2018
Very committed and responsive local team, tour was absolutely what we wanted - TripsAdvisorApr 24, 2018