VIETNAM IN-DEPTH 15-DAY TOUR
VIETNAM IN-DEPTH 15-DAY TOUR
Discover the authentic Vietnam on this in-depth 15-day tour travelling from South to North. With carefully designed and moderate schedule, you wouldn’t miss any highlight of the trip as well as relax your mind and soul. Through numerous traditional activities, you will engage deeper into the heritage and culture of the country.
Exploring Phong Nha Cave and trekking underground of Paradise Cave
Strolling around the lantern-filled streets and riverside promenade of Hoi An Ancient Town
Having a glimpse into the daily life of ethnic group people of Sapa Town
Soaking the hustle and bustle of Hanoi’s Old Quarter
Taking the overnight cruise trip and admiring Halong Bay’s magnificent beauty
Exploring the legend of Ninh Binh and its famous historic sites
Trekking through the oldest tropical forest in Cuc Phuong National Park
Private transportation with air-conditioned
Carefully selected cozy and comfortable accommodation
Meals listed in the itinerary
Experienced English-speaking tour guide
Entrance fees at sightseeing points
Depart from Danang, we will transfer you to Phong Nha – Quang Binh over the majestic Hai Van pass, which is undoubtedly one of the most amazingly scenic hillside roads in Vietnam.
span style="font-size: 1em;">We will reach Quang Binh in time for lunch with authentic Vietnamese dishes at Everland Quang Binh.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Check in and have dinner at Phong Nha Lake House. The rest of the day is spent at your leisure. Recharge your batteries for our trekking trip tomorrow.
Wake up and set off for our exploration today.
span style="font-size: 1em;">The first kilometer exploring the cave looks like going in the exhibition. Wait till you get the last laugh, more exciting things right ahead are waiting for you.
span style="font-size: 1em;">At the end of the walkway, get into the darkest and deepest area of the cave. At the end of the trek, there is an open area with a giant opening at the peak of the cave with sunlight streaming in is absolutely dreamlike.
Stop here for a lunch and take a rest. There is an option to swim in the underground lake inside the cavern.
After lunch, trek back to the starting point. We will transfer you to Sun Spa Resort for relaxing and having dinner.
Enjoy holistic massage, sauna and jacuzzi (for free) at Sun Spa after your challenging trekking today.
Enjoy morning time by yourself. Before venturing to Hai Vong Dai peak, we will have lunch with royal cuisines – one of the most unique characteristics of Hue ancient imperial city.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Go for Hai Vong Dai Summit exploration – the highest peak of Bach Ma mountain ranges with the height of 1450m above the sea level.
After a short trekking, you will reach the top point to have a spectacular view of imposing mountains, Cau Hai lagoon, charming Lang Co Beach and surrounding scenery.
Overnight at Phong Lan Villa. In the chilly weather of Bach Ma, enjoying mouthwatering BBQ grill for your dinner is nothing more perfect.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Stretch and warm up your body for our exciting 17-km trekking route.
Carry on our journey by trekking through the tropical forest on path to reach Five Lake Trail, where you could enjoy swimming in the refreshing and pure water.
Trekking ahead to visit Do Quyen Waterfall, which is the most beautiful trekking route in the Park. We will have a forest guard to accompany and ensure your safety.
Have lunch with fresh seafood at Be Than floating restaurant.
As arriving in Hoi An, we will check in and relax at Hoi An Silk Village Resort. Feel free to stroll around the lantern-street or board on Hoai river and observe the picturesque scenery at your leisure.
Embark on exploring My Son Holy Land – a masterpiece of Cham architecture. Discover the old Cham towers and shrines, wander through crumbling towers as well as listen to the heyday of Champa Kingdom.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Venture to the ancient pottery village of Thanh Ha. Freely wander around the houses and workshops, either watch the local making pots and ocarinas or join them. Afterwards, you can take home your achievement with no additional charges.
span style="font-size: 1em;">After lunch with spectacular local dishes at Home Hoi An, enjoy a cup of Vietnamese coffee and leisurely watch the world goes by.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Take a leisure walk around the old town and admire its charming ancient architecture. Our tour guide will tell you the story behind about history, architecture and culture.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Chill out and enjoy refreshing drinks on the stunning An Bang beach. Check in Sol An Bang Beach Resort & Spa and take a rest. End the night with tempting seafood for your dinner before returning to your hotel.
Enjoy your leisure morning time on An Bang Beach before departing to visit Marble Mountains.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Climbing up the Marble Mountains and enjoying spectacular panoramic Non Nuoc views as well as paying homage to Buddhist sanctuaries and places of worship dotted across the mountains.
span style="font-size: 1em;">After lunch with exquisite Danang local cuisines, we will transfer you to Danang International Airport for your Hanoi boarding flight.
span style="font-size: 1em;">As arriving in the Old Quarter, we will have dinner with local cuisines then hop on the luxurious Victoria Express Train for an overnight journey to Lao Cai Station.
span style="font-size: 1em;">We will reach Lao Cai in the early morning and then transfer to Sapa – the small and magnificent mountainous town of Lao Cai Province to freshen up and recharge with breakfast.
After energizing with breakfast, we will go on an excursion to Sapa signature landmarks.
Start our journey with O Quy Ho Pass, which is viewed from above, the pass is winding and supple as silk with white fluffy clouds surrounding, sight over the horizon, the endless sky and mountains.
Depart to Silver Waterfall, you’ll be intrigued by the fresh cool atmosphere with mountains endlessly stretching, the majestic and magic beauty of the waterfall.
Under Love Waterfall, the Golden Stream runs along with green grass plots and bamboo clusters, forming a poetic image.
Not only is the Love Waterfall the ideal place of relaxation but you have an opportunity for the exploration of a legendary love story that has been told to generations in this land as well.
Return to Eco Palms House to take a rest and have dinner.
Wake up early and join a visit with the chef to the Thai local market to buy fresh vegetables, fruits, and kind of necessary ingredients, followed by cooking class afterwards.
Of course, you’ll get to eat your creations (for lunch) once finished.
span style="font-size: 1em;">After lunch, taking a short trek to the village of Ta Phin, where you will be able to meet both Black H’Mong and Red Dao minorities as well as contemplate views over endless rice terraces and see some of the animals used by the local.
In the trekking journey to the Northwest Vietnam, a visit to Ta Phin cave can not be missed. Not only is a pristine site but also home to many valuable pieces of research in the field of archaeology.
Overnight at Charm Spa Hotel.
Morning time is spent at your leisure. Begin our journey today with an easy walk downhill and along Muong Hoa River. Meet some hospitality local ethnic minorities, watch them at work and understand more about rice cultivating cultural on the way.
Embark on exploring Fansipan Mountain, where you could admire the beautiful natural landscape surrounding and conquer the roof of Indochina with the height of 3143 meter.
Venture to Cat Cat Village to have a glimpse into the daily life of local ethnic people as well as take part in traditional activities such as weaving fabric or twisting flax.
Admire the unique French architecture of Stone Church. Passing by many ups and downs of the history, the monument stills maintains the nostalgic beauty of the religious architecture.
Walking around the town center is an absolute must. Though it is a little touristy, you will get closer to the local people and their unique lifestyle culture.
After dinner at Sapa Sky View restaurant, we will board the Victoria Express for the return overnight journey back to Hanoi.
We will reach Hanoi in the early morning, which will be the perfect time for our adventure to Quang Ba Flower Market, which is a place full of local lives, motorbikes overflowing with flowers and people going about their daily life.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Get in-depth sight of peaceful Hanoi and enjoy the restful scene of Hanoians from Long Bien Bridge.
span style="font-size: 1em;">After breakfast, we will head up to Hon Gai Harbor and board on La Regina Royal Cruise.
span style="font-size: 1em;">We will visit Vung Vieng floating fishing village and Pearl Village after lunch. You will get closer to the local and understand more about their culture. Some optional challenging sport activities for you like bamboo boat or kayak.
span style="font-size: 1em;">As returning to the boat, enjoy a refreshing drink on board while catching the stunning sunset.
You will be served dinner on the sundeck after your cooking class - where you will be taught how to make the Deep - Fried Spring Rolls.
span style="font-size: 1em;">After dinner, it’s your free time to relax on boat and enjoy the nightfall vibe on La Regina.
Wake up to the shining sun and kick off your second day on the royal cruise with Taichi exercise.
After having breakfast, we will start our exploration today by visiting Thien Canh Son Cave, which is renowned for its spectacular and unspoiled beauty. Don’t forget your camera as you can’t stop capturing its dreamlike beauty and sparkling stalactites.
Brunch will be served as you return to the main boat. As disembarking at the harbor, you will be transferred to Ninh Binh.
Start our Ninh Binh city tour with a visit to Bai Dinh Pagoda, which is considered as the largest pagoda in Southeast Asia along with its unique architecture and significant spiritual values.
Have dinner and overnight at Bai Dinh Hotel, where you can listen to the pagoda bells and the teaching of Buddhist religion about human morality while staying here.
After breakfast, we will drive to Cuc Phuong National Park – the first national park in the country.
Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Center initially, which is a noncommercial organization committed to rescue, rehabilitate, research & conserve endangered primate species.
The Cave of Prehistoric Man is the site of the one earliest discoveries of human habitation in Vietnam, which once revealed human graves, stone axes, tools for grinding and sorts of ancient human evidences dating back 7500 years.
Enjoy lunch with local cuisines at house-on-stilts in the center of the park.
Take a short trek through Cuc Phuong National Park to explore the beauty of nature by visiting the dense jungle and green grass valley. You can also witness the giant ancient trees and of course biodiversity ecosystem in Cuc Phuong National Park.
Wrap up your day trip at Cuc Phuong and transfer you back to your hotel.
Begin discovering the legend of Ninh Binh with the stunning cave system in Trang An Scenic Landscapes, rowing boat trip along charming limestone mountains and observing sightseeing surrounding.
Enjoy lunch with local specialties at Dai Trang An restaurant.
We will then venture to Hoa Lu Ancient Captial, where you will be lost in the wonderful beauty that the nature has bestowed upon this sacred land; simultaneously, admire the ruins of Hoa Lu Ancient.
Arrive at Mua Cave – the cave which brings you one of the best panoramic view of the nicest sceneries in Ninh Binh. Although it may make you tired because of high steps, it becomes more interesting if you climb slowly and capture some wonderful snapshots on the way.
Overnight and relax at Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh. Contemplate the stunning golden sunset on Van Long Lagoon at your leisure.
Morning time is spent at your leisure at Trang An Scenic Landscape and Van Long Lagoon.
span>We will return to Hanoi after having lunch with local specialties at Dai Trang An restaurant.
span>Enjoy night vibe in Hanoi like any local at your leisure. Pulling up a stool, having Vietnamese draft beer along the bustling streets while watching the world goes by.
span>Overnight at O’Gallery Premier Hotel & Spa.
Start our city tour with a visit to The Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, which is also a perfect example of ancient architecture built in homage to the Chinese scholar Confucius.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Enjoy a cup of Vietnamese egg coffee and observe local life along the railway.
span style="font-size: 1em;">After lunch with exquisite Vietnamese dishes at Ngon Villa, stop a few moments to admire the charming design of Hanoi Opera House, which was influenced by the French architecture style originated from 19th century.
span style="font-size: 1em;">Take a slow walk around the symbol of Hanoi – Hoan Kiem Lake, enjoy its tranquil scene and engage deeper in the local daily lives. Bypass Ngoc Son Temple – an 18th century pagoda lying on a small island, via an ornate wooden bridge.
Our last destination is the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, which is an intriguing relic of Vietnam’s history and, signifying its historical and cultural importance.
End our Vietnam in-depth tour and see off!