• Tour in Vietnam in 15 days: splendours of Vietnam with seaside extension
  • Tour in Vietnam in 15 days: splendours of Vietnam with seaside extension

  • on Nov 21, 2023       By: BN
  • A great stay in Vietnam, combining, from South to North, visiting the cultural and historical landmarks of the emblematic cities of the Dragon, organic hiking in the peaceful and magnificent mountains and valleys of the North, discovery of life on the endearing water of the Mekong Delta and a seaside stay in two superb islands to begin and end your trip to Vietnam in 15 days with radiant sunshine.

    Tour in Vietnam in 15 days – Splendours of Vietnam with dream seaside stay

    Program in brief: Saigon – Phu Quoc – Can Tho – Cai Be – Hanoi – Mai Chau – Pu Luong – Ninh Binh – Cat Ba – Hanoi.

    Day 1: Ho Chi Minh - city (Saigon) - arrival - flight to Phu Quoc island
    Day 2: Phu Quoc island – seaside stay
    Day 3: Phu Quoc island – seaside stay
    Day 4: Phu Quoc Island – flight to Mekong Delta
    Day 5: Mekong Delta: Can Tho and Cai Be
    Day 6: Cai Be – Saigon, city tour – flight to Hanoi
    Day 7: Hanoi, visit the capital
    Day 8: Hanoi – Mai Chau
    Day 9: Mai Chau – Pu Luong
    Day 10: Pu Luong - Ninh Binh
    Day 11: Ninh Binh
    Day 12: Ninh Binh – via Hai Phong – Cat Ba island
    Day 13: Cat Ba
    Day 14: Cat Ba – Hanoi
    Day 15: Hanoi – Free time – Departure

    Why go there?

    Vietnam tour 15 days, Vietnam seaside extension stay

    World famous for its heavenly beaches, Phu Quoc Island has everything to satisfy swimmers, divers, sunbathers and seafood gourmets. You can relax with a drink in hand on one of the long stretches of fine sand bathed by the emerald water of Bai Dai, Bai Khem or Bai Sao, the most adorable in Phu Quoc. The exceptional underwater world will delight diving enthusiasts with its extremely abundant coral treasure. It's hard to resist the local specialities, many of which are of unsuspected quality. So go to a pepper or pearl farm, where the famous “nuoc mam - fish sauce” is made or even to a night market for unique culinary experiences. Let yourself be immersed in local life towards the ancient village of Ham Ninh, a peaceful place to get up close and personal with the ancestral practices of fishermen. End of the day, enjoy a sunset over Cape Ganh Dau which seduces any photography enthusiast with its peaceful environment and unparalleled beauty.

    Vietnam tour 15 days, Vietnam seaside extension stay

    Making rice cakes in an artisanal workshop

    Then fly to the peaceful villages bordering the arms of the Mekong which offer you a total change of scenery. Bike ride crisscrossing the hamlets embraced by lush vegetation and connected by rural bridges, feast on succulent tropical fruits in the heart of the Can Tho orchards and in particular visit the Cai Rang floating market, the liveliest in the Mekong Delta to feel the thrilling life on a boat. In the same vein, a cruise to Cai Be allows you to leisurely explore the green trails, meet the makers of rice cakes in an artisanal workshop, admire a beautiful old wooden house and also have lunch with a local with a warm welcome. So many highlights to experience in an unforgettable excursion to the rhythm of the oars.

    Vietnam tour 15 days, Vietnam seaside extension stay

    Go in the direction of Ho Chi Minh City for a stopover in the most exciting destination in the country which reveals other striking facets. If beautiful colonial monuments with the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office or the Town Hall are part of its charm, the impressive urban markets of Binh Tay and Ben Thanh will inevitably arouse your curiosity with their lively excitement.

    Vietnam tour 15 days, Vietnam seaside extension stay

    Continuation of the road towards Tonkin which, from city to mountain, reveals itself in complete beauty through its great natural and cultural diversity. A daytime stroll around the city of Hanoi is indeed full of discoveries. Soak up its unique and fantastic atmosphere where time has left its traces that you find everywhere, among others, the legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart of the capital, the alleys of Hang Gai, Hang Bac, Dong Xuan... from 36 corporations of the old quarter and not far away, the historic Long Bien bridge. The thousand-year-old city is absolutely to fall in love with, whether for its fabulous preserved heritage or its exceptional gastronomic variety.

    Vietnam tour 15 days, Vietnam seaside extension stay

    Go green by leaving for the wild valleys surrounded by the Mai Chau mountains where the villages of the Thais, Poom Coong and Mai Hich are hidden. A hike or bike ride is ideal for enjoying the picturesque landscapes shared by rice fields, rivers, waterfalls and houses on stilts. A little further, venture along the winding loops of Pu Luong to discover a national reserve sheltered from the crowds. Add to that the breath-taking rice terraces and the peaceful scenes of ethnic groups on the mountainside, the settings are worth it. The Hang, Kho Muong, and Uoi villages which, far removed from the rest of the world, will provide you with unique encounters and big smiles.

    Head to the rural painting of Ninh Binh, and embark on a bamboo sampan for a peaceful walk in the middle of green fields, clear waterways and countless limestone rocks. After visiting the magnificent Thien Ha cave, the endless rice fields of Tam Coc, a stop at the old temples of kings Dinh and Le, and the ruins of Hoa Lu, our first imperial capital is also worth the detour.

    Vietnam tour 15 days, Vietnam seaside extension stay

    Finally, to satisfy your thirst for sun by the sea, recharge your batteries in a hidden cove on Cat Ba Island, the pearl of Tonkin. Swim in the emerald water, practice kayaking around the green rocks and also rock climbing if you are more inclined to climb the cliffs. For hikers, try conquering the trails of the national park, home to ancient trees and wild animals. And then rest in the old Viet Hai fishing village nestled at the end of the forest before joining your junk for a nice dinner and a night on board under the starry sky of Lan Ha Bay.

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