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11 days - 10 nights Hanoi - Halong Bay- Siem Reap - Bangkok - Ayuthaya Vietnam thailand laos tour operator Day 1: Hanoi Upon arrival, a Vietnamese guide will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi. Day 2: Hanoi (B/L) In the morning to visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, House on Stilt, Tran Quoc pagoda, Army Museum and Hanoi Flag Tower. In the afternoon, visit Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (The First National University established in 1076). Later on we take one hour cyclo ride around the trading area in Hanoi Old Quarter, and stop at Ngoc Son Temple for a short visit. The day tour ends with Water Puppet show at Thang Long theatre. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi. Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D) Early wake up and list the sound o peaceful Hanoi morning. Walking around Hoan Kiem lake and doing Tai Chi with locals. Back to your hotel for breakfast and fresh-up before heading to Halong Bay, "Dragon Descending to the Sea". Upon arrival, we will embark to a junk /boat for a cruise around Ha Long Bay. While the junk cruising caves, grottoes, floating villages and beaches on Ha Long bay, having fresh seafood lunch on boat. Stop for a while for an excursing to Surprise Caves, (Grotto of Surprises) and Swimming, Kayaking (kayak cost is not include in this package) if weather permitted. Have dinner on board. In the evening, enjoy the night fishing (if weather permitted). Overnight on board. Day 4: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (B/L) In the morning, cruising more in the Halong bay before return to the Halong pier. Have lunch on boat and arrive at Ha Long wharf about 12.00 noon. Car pick up and drive you toward Hanoi, stop on the way for 2 hours visit a special place in Bac Ninh, the cradle of Vietnamese folklore music in Red River Delta. We take a horse-drawn cart through country lanes to visit Dinh Bang Communal house & Do Temple which worship place of 8 (eight) kings of Ly Dynasty. After that you will be invited to enjoy Quan Ho folk songs (duo of love songs) performed by local artists and singers. Drive back to Hanoi for overnight. Day 5: Ha Noi – Siem Reap (B) Free time for optional visit and relax, then transfer to airport for an afternoon flight to Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap. Day 6: Siem Reap - Angkor Complexes (B/L/D) We start on our bike and cycle (45 minutes for cycling) or drive to world heritage areas on the roads less traveled. Ride among the jungle passing local village and local shop. It’s a very special and acting day as you will explore some of Angkor’s most beautiful temples. You will visit the West Gate of Angkor Thom – undiscovered by mass tourist.  The ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century)  See the South Gate, Bayon Temple- unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara  The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas  The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King The tour start with the visiting to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill. Enjoy 1 hour foot massage before transfer to your hotel. Day 7: Siem Reap (B/L) Breakfast at the hotel, visit Kbal Spean, about 49km from Siem Reap Town and it is literally means "The head of the River.” It is one of the rivers in 1000 lingas that made up of unique lingas. Lingas stands into the riverbed of the Siem Reap River. It was believed that the lingas spiritually "fertilized” the waters that fed the Eastern bay and irrigated the rice fields. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, visit Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre. Afterwards back to Siem Reap for overnight. Evening is your free time for walking at busy pub street, dinner in one of many typical local food restaurant, pop up a bar for cool drink or shopping at Angkor Night Market. Day 8: Siem Reap – Bangkok (B/L) This morning, you are visit Tonle Sap Great Lake. Visiting fisherman’s life, floating fishing village dot the semi-submerged forest that lines the flood plant rim of the lake. Back to Siem Reap city for a visit to Chantier Ecole-Artisan d’Angkor. Check out of hotel and depart to airport for a flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival, our car will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Bangkok. Day 9: Bangkok – Wats (B/L) Today we begin our tour of Bangkok with a long tail boat ride along the Chao Phraya River to see many lively inner canals which provide some fantastic views of the local life. Along the way we will stop over at Wat Arun, the temple of dawn, before continuing to the Grand Palace which dedicated to the Thai Royal Family’s ceremonies. Nearby is the magnificent Wat Phra Kaew, which is famous for the Emerald Buddha Image. After seeing this complex we will drive through the many vibrant streets of China Town to some of the most significant temples in Bangkok. The landmark of Wat Traimit is well known as the Golden Buddha Temple while Wat Po houses a gigantic Reclining Buddha. Overnight in Bangkok. Day 10: Bangkok - Ayuthaya (B/L) Today you travel to the north of Bangkok, heading to Ayuthaya, the former capital of Siam. Once the center of the Kingdom, today only the ruins of this magnificients city remain. Visit Wat Mongkol Borphit with the gigantic bronze statue, the three ancient pagodas at Wat Phra Srisanphet and Wat Yai Chaimongkol. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards take to “Bang Pa- Inn”, the old royal summer set in beautiful gardens. The Palace combines an exotic mixture of Thai, European and Chinese architecture. Drive back to Bangkok. Overnight in Bangkok. Day 11: Bangkok (B) Free time for shopping or relax until time transfer for Airport for departure flight. --------------------------------------- Vietnam tour operator
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EXPERIENCE INDOCHINA 16 days - 15 nights Luang Phrabang - Ha Noi – Sapa - Ha Long Bay - Hue - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap Vietnam cambodia Laos tour Day 1: Luang Prabang Arrival (D) Our guide will welcome you at the airport, then transfer to hotel for check-in. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit the impressive Stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night Bazaar, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang. Day 2: Luang Prabang – Kuangsi Waterfall (B/L) After breakfast, you will be free for relaxing. Tour suggestion: Half-day Elephant Ride 08:30 – 09:00 am. Depart from your hotel in Luang Prabang town. Pick up by our English speaking tour guide. Arrival at the Elephant Village. Welcome and greeting by our Camp Manager and participate in short briefing. Ride the Elephant. Enjoy the impressive experience of a 1 hour elephant ride on the Howdah (Elephant seat) boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall. Take a return boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall and spend some time in the clear water. Lunch will be provided at the Elephant Village Restaurant Depart back to the Luang Prabang town and drop off at your hotel between 01:00 and 02:00 pm. In the afternoon, drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can splash around in the pools or walk along the forest paths and visit Bear rescues centre on the way leading to the waterfall. Overnight in Luang Prabang. Day 3: Luang Prabang - Hanoi (B) The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign, and the Central Market are not to be missed. After visiting these sights in the morning, you will have free time for your own exploration of the town and strolling around the shopping area. The tour ends after your transfer to the airport for an afternoon flight to Hanoi. Arriving in Hanoi, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to the city centre for hotel check-in. Overnight in Hanoi. Day 4: Hanoi – train to Lao Cai (B/L) The full day tour commences with visit to Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, His House on Stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda followed by Van Mieu – Temple of Literature. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, discover more of Hanoi with the visit to Ethnology Museum of Vietnam. Return to the Old Quarter for walking around the old streets and stop to visit Ngoc Son temple then enjoy a Traditional Water Puppet shows at Thang Long Theater. In the evening, you will take a night train to Sapa. Day 5: Lao Cai - Sapa - Cat Cat & Tafin villages (B) Arrive at Lao Cai Train station at about 6.30, welcome by our local guide and take a ride to Sapa. Have breakfast and relax before exploring Sapa Town. In the afternoon, take a 2km trek to Cat Cat Village, home of H’mong Ethnics. Meet & talk with locals to learn more about their daily life. Then continue the ride to Tafin village (12km from Sapa) home to the Red Dzao minority. Visit Tafin Cave, Tafin handicraft shops and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Here you have good choice to buy woven and textile brocades, which are hand made by ethnic people. Visit a small hamlet of Black H'mong people here too. Overnight at your hotel in Sapa. Day 6: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van villages (B/D) Breakfast at hotel and check out at around 9:00-10:00am. You’ll use a private car to visit Lao Chai village of Black H’mong people. Then trek a little to visit Ta Van village of Dzay ethnic people. Drive back to Sa Pa for lunch at your own arrangement. A short shopping in town before moving to Lao Cai station. Dinner at Lao Cai. Have a train trip back to Hanoi. Overnight on an AC 4 berth soft sleeper train to Hanoi. Day 7: Hanoi - Ha Long (B/L/D) Arrive early morning (around 05:30-06:00) in Hanoi). You will be transferred to a local hotel for fresh up and breakfast. 08:30am leave Hanoi for Ha Long bay. After 03 hours and a half drive we arrive in Ha Long bay, the World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. Upon arrival, transfer to a junk for a cruise around Ha Long Bay with a delicious local seafood lunch served on board. The cruise passes by many rocks and islets in many funny shapes. Again your dinner served on board. In the evening, enjoy the night fishing (optional) and later overnight on board. Day 8: Ha Long - Hanoi - Hue (Brunch) In the morning, enjoy more cruise through the Bay and have brunch before disembarking at Bai Chay. You will drive back to Hanoi and then straight to the airport for a domestic flight to Hue. Check in your hotel and overnight in Hue. Day 9: Hue - Cooking class & city tour (B/L) In the morning, join a half day cooking class, we follow Mrs. Cuc, the owner of Y Thao Garden House to Dong Ba central market, where she gives an instruction on how to choose food for our cooking lesson at 9:30 a.m. at Y Thao Garden House. Afternoon take a cyclo rise to visit the Imperial Citadel and time then on is free for relaxing. Overnight in Hue. Day 10: Hue - Hoi An (B/L) Today we will heading to Hoi An through Hai Van pass, and Lang Co beach – one of the most beautiful beach of Vietnam. Upon arrival, check in hotel then discover Hoian truly life. Walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market… Around the town we can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like. The next tour is coming to the home of a craftsman in the old streets. Here you will have a brief introduction to the history, shape, and colour of the lanterns as well as the many stages of making them. After that you can make your own lantern, decorate, pack and keep it as a souvenir during the time in Hoian. Have lunch at the local restaurant. Overnight in Hoi An. Day 11: Hoi An free (B) A free day in Hoi An for beach relaxing! Overnight in Hoi An. Day 12: Hoi An - Danang - Ho Chi Minh City (B) After breakfast at your hotel, you will be free until being transferred to the airport for an afternoon flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Wildlife at risk (B) Go visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, which are 70 kilometers North West of Ho Chi Minh City, created since 1948 to assist the Viet Minh to combat the French. This is an underground city with living areas, kitchens, storage, weapon shops, field hospitals, command centers. During the American War the entire area of Cu Chi was designated a fire free zone and was heavily bombarded. From 1988, two sections of the tunnels have been open for visitors. You will then drive to Wildlife At Risk (WAR) which is dedicated to protecting the biodiversity of Vietnam by combating the illegal wildlife trade, raising environmental awareness and promoting the conservation of endangered species and their habitats - an sustainable tourism center. Child would love this center. Return to Ho Chi Minh and free in the afternoon. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap (B/L/D) Depart early in the morning. Upon arrival at My Tho, take a boat to Con Phung (Phoenix Island) at a Mekong River estuary. Stop at a garden restaurant for lunch. Then cruise along natural creeks and quiet villages in Ben Tre Province. Visit orchards, bee farms, taste natural honey, honey wine and tropical fruits, listen to local music, visit a distillery and a local coconut candy maker. You will drive straight to Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City for a flight to Siem Reap. Our car and guide will pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner at local restaurant with Apsaras Dance show. Overnight in Siem Reap. Day 15: Siem Reap - Angkor complex (B/L) Visit the Angkor Thom (big Angkor) - 3km2 walled, of which South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon - the giant stone faces with 37 standing tower 4 carved faces, Baphoun - huge temple - mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Terrace of Elephants - 2.5m tall wall, the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphoun and Phimean Akas, carved elephants and giant graduals, Terrace of Leper King - a double terrace at the north end of Terrace of Elephants with deeply carved, demons and other mythological being and Phimean Akas temple. Lunch at local restaurant. Follow is the tour visit the famous Temple of Cambodia, Angkor Wat, and it's visually, architecturally and artistically breathtaking. It's massive three tired pyramid crowned by five beehive-like towers rising 65 meters from ground level and this temple is the centerpiece of any visit to the temple of Angkor. Enjoy the Sunset from top of Bakheng Hill. Overnight in Siem Reap. OPTIONAL EXPERIENCE Elephant ride to Bakhenh Temple Elephant ride around Bayond Elephant ride from South Gate of Angkor to Angkor Thom Baloon Ride for overview of Angkor for 10 minus Day 16: Siem Reap - Departure (B) You will be free today until being transferred to the airport for your departure flights. ----------------------------- Vietnam tour operator

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FAMILY CHALLENGING VIETNAM & CAMBODIA TOUR 14 days - 13 nights Ha Noi – Cuc Phuong - Ha Long Bay - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City- Can Tho - Siem Reap Vietnam cambodia tour operator Day 1: Hanoi Arrival Upon arrival in Hanoi, our millennium Capital city, our guide will welcome you at the Noi bai airport and then be transferred to your hotel in the center of city. After freshen up, we would like to show you of Hanoian daily life with one hour Cyclo (trishaw) ride around the old streets and stop to visit Ngoc Son temple then enjoy one hour Traditional Water Puppet shows at Thang Long theater. Back to your hotel for overnight in Hanoi. Day 2: Ha Noi - Cuc Phuong (B/L/D) Depart at 7.30 a.m from your hotel to ride directly to Cuc Phuong National Park. First, we visit the Endangered Primates Rescue Center. Have lunch at Cuc Phuong Guest house and check in. In the afternoon, visit the flora, fauna and one-thousand-year-old sequoia tree, and the cave of Prehistoric man in Cuc Phuong National Park. Dinner and overnight at Cuc Phuong National Park. Day 3: Cuc Phuong - Ha Long Bay (B/L/D) After breakfast, we leave the Cuc Phuong to Ha Long bay,a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. Upon arrival, transfer to a junk for a cruise around Ha Long Bay with a delicious local seafood lunch served on board. The cruise passes by many rocks and islets in many funny shapes. Again your dinner served on board. In the evening, enjoy the night fishing (optional) and later overnight on board. Day 4: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Hoi An (Brunch) In the morning, enjoy more cruise through the Bay and have brunch before disembarking at Bai Chay. You will drive back to Hanoi and then straight to the airport for a domestic flight to Danang. Arriving in Danang, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to Hoi An for hotel check-in. Overnight in Hoi An. Day 5: Hoi An - Cycling to Tra Que Vegetable Village (B) Depart at your hotel at 9:00, you will ride a bicycle to Tra Que Vegetable village, experience a day of living and working with the local farmers in this village. A tour of the organic vegetable and herb gardens can include sometime working in the field if you like, or merely observing and learning about the system and the fresh ingredients. Upon returning to the house, we were all treated to an herbal foot massage followed by a session of cooking various local dishes such as: Tam Huu Springroll, Banh Xeo or the local pancake of the people from the middle region. Biking back to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. Day 6: Hoi An - free (B) A free day in Hoi An for beach relaxing! Overnight in Hoi An. Day 7: Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City (B) Board an afternoon flight o Ho Chi Minh City today. You will be free to explore the city by yourself. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Can Tho (B/L) Depart early in the morning. Upon arrival at My Tho, take a boat to Con Phung (Phoenix Island) at a Mekong River estuary. Stop at a garden restaurant for lunch. Then cruise along natural creeks and quiet villages in Ben Tre Province. Visit orchards, bee farms, taste natural honey, honey wine and tropical fruits, listen to local music, visit a distillery and a local coconut candy maker. Then move to Can Tho city for overnight. Day 9: Cai Rang - Can Tho Homestay (B/L/D) Optional: early short biking or walking around the village and fruit gardens. After breakfast, row along the small and picturesque tributaries to the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). See the beautiful scenery and daily activities of the locals. Walk around the village, visit a rice husking mill. Disembark at Ninh Kieu quay, visit an ancient house (in Binh Thuy, 10 km from Can Tho) and Can Tho museum. Have lunch at a local restaurant then go to Phung Hiep, Can Tho city. Check in homestay in Can Tho. Enjoy a peaceful country life in Mekong Delta with many activities such as fishing, river bathing, farming. At dinner time, you will prepare your dinner together with a local family and have cultural exchange. Dinner and Homestay. Day 10: Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L) Biking or walking around the village and fruit gardens or again joining with farmer with real actities. Check out homestay before noon time for a transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City. A stop at Mekong Restop for lunch. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap (B/D) You will be free today in Ho Chi Minh City until being transferred to the airport for a flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, our car and guide will pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner at local restaurant with Apsara Dance show. Overnight in Siem Reap. Day 12: Siem Reap- Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat (B/L) We start on our bike and cycle (45 minutes for cycling) or drive to the world heritage areas on the roads less travelled. Ride among the jungle passing local village and local shop. It’s a very special and acting day as you will explore some of Angkor’s most beautiful temples. You will visit the West Gate of Angkor Thom – undiscovered by mass tourist. The Ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century), see the South Gate, Bayon temple-unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara. Baphuon temple lying just to the north of Bayon a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. In the afternoon, we visit the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sunset view from Bakheng Hill. Enjoy 1 hour foot massage before transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap. OPTIONAL CHALLENGES Elephant ride to Bakhenh Temple Elephant ride around Bayond Elephant ride from South Gate of Angkor to Angkor Thom Baloon Ride for overview of Angkor for 10 minus Day 13: Siem Reap - Alms Giving - Tonle Sap Cruise (B/L) Early morning we start witness sunrise over Angkor Wat temple and listening singing birds over the ancient land of Angkor area. About 6:45am, we walk to nearby pagoda and offering food to monks. After monks finishes their breakfast, we start enjoy our breakfast box on the ground floor of pagoda, jasmine tea will be served in the peaceful atmosphere of pagoda. Transfer to the Tonle Sap for a cruise on the lake with the visiting to floating village to explore the fishermen life. Then visit Chantier Ecole-Artisant d’Angkor. You will be free for the remainder of the day. Overnight in Siem Reap. Day 14: Siem Reap - Departure (B) You will be free today until being transferred to the airport for your departure flights. ------------------------------------ Vietnam tour operator
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AUTHENTIC VIETNAM TOUR 14 days - 13 nights Ha Noi – Halong - Hoi An - Hue - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi- Mekong Delta Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival You are arrival at our thousand years Capital – Hanoi city. Our guide welcomes you at Noi Bai International airport and then transfer to your hotel in the city center. Overnight in Ha Noi. Day 2: Hanoi City (B) The full day tour commences with visit to Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (Mondays & Fridays closed), His House on Stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda. Stop at Trung Nguyen Coffee Center or Beer hoi for a relax before continue to visit Van Mieu- Quoc Tu Giam (the temple of Literature). In the afternoon, discover more of Hanoi with the visit to Ethnology Museum of Vietnam. In late afternoon, visit Ngoc Son temple & enjoy Water Puppets show at Thang Long Theatre. Overnight in Hanoi. Day 3: Hanoi- Viet Ancient Village (B/L) 8.00AM: Take a short drive to visit Duong Lam ancient village, 50km west of Hanoi. It’s a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where some hundred-year-old houses are still well preserved. Upon arrival, visit Mong Phu hamlet- the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact and Mong Phu Temple. Discover the daily life and farming, practice of Vietnamese peasants along the rice paddy fields with stop at two ancient houses- the biggest ancient house was built 200 years ago and the most ancient house dated back to 400 years ago. After lunch, visit Ngo Quyen & Phung Hung Temple, dedicated to two national heroes who led revolutions against Northern Chinese invaders for autonomy and independence in 7th & 10th century and Mia Pagoda, built in 15th century with collection of 287 statues of various materials. Optional easily cycling around the sites is available for those who love cycling. Late in the afternoon drive back to Hanoi. Day 4: Hanoi - Ha Long bay – the World heritage (B/L/D) After breakfast, take 3.5 hours drive to Halong bay, a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. Upon arrival, transfer to a junk for a cruise around Ha Long Bay with a delicious local seafood lunch served on board. The cruise passes by many rocks and islets in many funny shapes. The cruise may stop for a while for visiting a beautiful case, if not today, you will do tomorrow according to each boat/junk’s itinerary. Again your dinner served on board. In the evening, enjoy the night fishing (optional) and later overnight on board. Day 5: Ha Long Bay –Bac Ninh - Hanoi (Brunch) In the morning, your breakfast or brunch will be served while doing further cruise to explore the beauties of the Bay before returning to the Wharf. Enjoy brunch on board before disembarking. On the return to Hanoi, we stop on the way in Bac Ninh, for visiting a special place and the cradle of Vietnamese folklore music in the Red River Delta. We take a horse-drawn cart through country lanes to visit Dinh Bang Communal house & Do Temple, the temple worships 8 (eight) kings of Ly Dynasty (1010-1225). After that you will be invited to enjoy Quan Ho folk songs (duo of love songs) performed by local artists and singers. Overnight in Hanoi. Day 6: Hanoi - Da Nang - Hoi An (B) Take a mid-day flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival in Danang city, visit Cham Museum, Han River, Mable Mountain, ... Then drive to Hoi An for overnight. Day 7: Hoi An (B) In the morning, take half day excursion to Tra Que Vegetable Village, walk around a vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing the land, fertilizing it with seaweed from the local lake, raking, sowing, watering greens, picking greens and many more gardening activities. After gardening activities you will be relaxed with foot massage with many kind of herb remedies. Then spend the rest time to learn how to prepare ‘Tam Huu' spring roll & banh xeo with your host. Ride back to your hotel. In the afternoon you will visit Hoi An ancient town. The visit includes Japanese covered bridge, some Chinese Assembly Halls, and some typical Vietnamese houses of 18 century. Free time then on for shopping or relax at café etc. Overnight in Hoi An. Day 8: Hoi An - Hue (B) The car will drive you to Hue which is about 135km via Danang. You will travel through Hai Van pass, and pass by Lang Co beach – one of the most beautiful beaches of Vietnam. Arrive in Hue after 3 hours drive. In the afternoon, we take a cyclo ride to visit Imperial Citadel and the Antique Museum. Later on take a short boat trip on Huong River to visit Thien Mu pagoda. Overnight in Hue. Day 9: Hue City- Cooking Class (B/L) Morning follow your chef to local market to learn more about Vietnamese ingredients and then join a cooking class demonstrated by Mrs. Cuc, the owner of Y Thao Garden House. Lunch served at Vuon Y Thao including the dishes you have learned. In the afternoon you will visit King Minh Mang’s tomb and King Khai Dinh’s tomb. Then some minutes relax and enjoy Royal tea at Vi Da Xua tea saloon. Overnight in Hue. . Day 10: Hue - Ho Chi Minh City (B) You will take mid-day flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Picked up by our local guide and transfer to your hotel in the city center. In the afternoon, take half day city tour including War Museum, Reunification Palace and Notre Dame Cathedral. Visit China bustling city with Thien Hau pagoda. The last visit is Fito traditional medicine museum. Overnight in Saigon. Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta (B/L) Our guide and car will lead you to Mekong region. After arrival in Cai Be, take a boat to the floating market. Have lunch at an Ancient garden house, then proceed to Vinh Long, passing a small and beautiful canal with peaceful tranquil villages, the unique natural setting of Mekong Delta region. Stop at An Binh islet to visit some of the famous fruit orchards. See how local people make ceramics, popcorn and rice paper... A nice chance for bicycle riding through the village and its handicraft shops. Another stop at Vinh Long market before arriving to Can Tho. Over night in Can Tho. Day 12: Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L) Cruising along the small and picturesque tributaries by a rowing boat, we will see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). See the beautiful scenery and daily activities of the locals. Walk around a village, visit a rice husking mill. Disembark at Ninh Kieu quay, visit an ancient house (in Binh Thuy, 10 km from Cantho) and Cantho museum. Have lunch at a local restaurant on the way back to Sai Gon via My Tho. Overnight in Saigon. Day 13: Hue - Ho Chi Minh City (B) Visit Cu Chi tunnel, the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Free time in the afternoon for shopping. Overnight in Saigon. Day 14: Ho Chi Minh city - Departure (B) Free time until transfer to Saigon airport for your flight back home. ----------------------------- Vietnam tour operator

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Travel to Vietnam HANOI Worldwide famous as a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and verdant public parks, Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, is different things to different people. The city is a perfect blend of the exotic chic of old Asia and the dynamic face of new Asia, of Parisian grace and Asian pace. Hanoi is where imagination becomes reality. Detail HA LONG Speaking of Ha Long Bay, one must above all talk of the beauty of its water and sky. Majestic and mysterious, inspiring and appealing: words alone cannot do justice to the natural wonder of this World Heritage Site. With over 3 thousand incredible islands jutting out from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin that make up a vision of breathtaking beauty, Halong Bay is pure art and a priceless collection of unfinished sculptures hewn by the hand of nature. Detail SAPA Regarded as being the Queen of the Mountains, the northwestern town of Sapa is the gateway to another world of mysterious minority cultures, luscious landscapes and a real retreat after all the noise and rush of city life. Overlooking a beautiful valley, lofty mountains towering over the town on all sides, the spectacular scenery that surrounds Sapa includes cascading rice terraces that spill down the mountains like a patchwork quilt which offer great opportunities for photos of a lifetime. Detail HUE If you are history buffs, Hue will easily be high on your Vietnam must-see list. This capital of Nguyen emperors is packed with temples, tombs, palaces and pagodas or at least the remains of those that successive armies didn’t manage to completely destroy. The north bank of the beautiful Perfume River is host to its share of hotels and restaurants offering Imperial- style cuisine for which the city is rightly famous. Detail DA NANG Although this country’s forth largest city is normally neglected by a majority of foreign travelers in favor of Hue and Hoi An, Da Nang has considerable colors and charm at its own right. The city is the combination of the buzz of a bigger city with beautiful beaches and great restaurants. Tree-lined boulevards, bridges and beachside resorts are now pulling more and more attention of travelers near and far. Detail HOI AN - MY SON Perhaps more than any other place in Vietnam, Hoi An retains a sense of charm and history that have largely escaped the destruction of successive wars. The town, once a riverside village, is now a tourist town packed with hotels, restaurants, bars, tailors and souvenir shops. There is nothing like wandering about the town on a full moon night of every month when motorbikes are banned from the Old Town, which is transformed into a magical land of silk lanterns, traditional food, song and dance, and games in the streets. ____________ Vietnam tour operator