Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home/banmaine/public_html/vietnamimpressivetravel.com/library/Soul/Db/Mysql.php on line 23
Vietnam Impressive travel

IMPRESSIVE VIETNAM PACKAGE TOUR 12 DAYS

Duration: 12Days/11Nights
Highlights: This vietnam tour 12 day by Vietnam Impressive Travel is a great combination between visiting the highlights of the country from South up North like: Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Halong Bay, Sapa, while have great chances to get to know about the daily life of Vietnamese in the rural area such as: Mekong Delta, Red River Delta and the scenic mountainous area of Sapa.
Trip Code: IVN-12day
Guarantee: BEST SERVICES & BEST PRICE - GRUANRTEE MONEY BACK IF NOT SATISFIED !
Group Size: Small group
Price: US$ 898 Pax
Extras: TO BE ADVISOR BY OUR EXPERT TEAM

Descriptions

Tour Code : VTP 06
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnel – Mekong Delta – Hoi An – Hanoi – Dong Trieu – Halong Bay – Sapa - Hanoi
Tour Duration: 12 Days
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: (Saigon) Ho Chi Minh City / Hanoi 
Tour Type: Landscape and Nature, Halong Bay Cruise Holidays, home-stay with local hosts, Sapa town
Activity Level: Regular itinerary, Moderate walking, Soft cycling on paddy field, kayaking
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY: 
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city – Arrival 
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour – Cu Chi tunnel 
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Vinh Long (home-stay) 
Day 4: Vinh Long - Ho Chi Minh City – Fly to Danang, transfer to Hoi An 
Day 5: Hoi An – Walking tour 
Day 6: Hoi An – Danang - Fly to Hanoi – Transfer to Dong Trieu (paddy home with soft cycling) 
Day 7: Dong Trieu – Halong Bay (overnight on deluxe junk cruise) 
Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi 
Day 9: Hanoi – City tour – Night train to Sapa 
Day 10: Sapa 
Day 11: Sapa – Night train to Hanoi 
Day 12: Hanoi – Departure

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city – Arrival (D)

Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement

Accommodation: Sapphire Luxury hotel 

Site visited: Ben Thanh market, Cho Lon, Chinese town and market

Up on arrival in Ho Chi Minh city, you are welcome byVietnam Impressive Travel’s tour guide at the airport, then we transfer to our hotel in central city. Check in hotel and relax. 

In the afternoon, we will visit Cho Lon, Chinese town and market. Here we can experience our Vietnamese Southern daily life.

In the evening, we enjoy our welcome dinner at a fine local restaurant in town. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city. 


Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour – Cu Chi tunnel (B, L)

Accommodation: Sapphire Luxury hotel 

Site visited: Notre Dame cathedral, General Post Office, Formal Presidential Palace, Museum of War Remnants, Cu Chi Tunnel

After breakfast at hotel, at 8:00, we depart our hotel for the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam. After that we will visit War Remnant Museum, where we can see countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting about the second Indochina war. We also stop at Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post office to get good shots for our memory of the big, modern city of Vietnam. Our delicious lunch will be served at a nice restaurant in the central city. 


After lunch, we will leave Saigon for the Cu Chi tunnels, otherwise known as the "Iron Triangle" or "Iron Land". On our way there we will drive through pleasant countryside; rubber plantations and rice paddies. Before entering the tunnels, we will see a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers. After that we transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.


Reunification Palace

Ben Thanh market

Center Post Office


Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Vinh Long (home-stay) (B, L, D)

Accommodation: Ut Trinh home-stay or equivalent 

This morning, we transfer to Cai Be where we will enjoy our boat trip around Cai Be colorful floating market with various local barges full of fruits and vegetables. 

After the market we stop at local workshops to visit rice paste, coconut candy, pop-rice, pop-corn production or we visit the handicraft village where the local people make special products of rice-net for spring rolls, fish sauce, soyal sauce, cooking salt, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage proof…. Then we stop for lunch.


In the afternoon, the rowing boat will take us deeper into the countryside along the canals. It’s time we feel the peaceful air while passing traditional houses which made of wood, palm tree leaves; farmers catching fishes or picking up fruits by ancestral way in Mekong Delta. Arriving at home-stay, we check in and enjoy the last but not least activity of the day is biking. It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta.. 

In the rest of the day, we learn cooking some dishes with the owners, then enjoy dinner and have cup of tea or rice wine when talking together. We can ask the locals about the culture, people, and history of this Island. They do not mind to answer some personal questions. Overnight in a private room of local house


Day 4: Vinh Long - Ho Chi Minh city – Fly to Danang, transfer to Hoi An (B, L)

Transfer via: Vietnam Airlines – Vietnam Impressive Travel’s arrangement 

Accommodation: Vinh Hung 2 hotel 

Have a breakfast and walk along the village to enjoy the fresh air in the morning; after that, we take boat trip to visit the brick kilns where we can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. 

Our boat will go along the floating village where we will can see how the people farm catfish on Mekong river. Stop boat trip, we can visit Vinh long market in the town. This is the best choice for us to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetable...

Then we transfer back to Saigon airport for our flight to Danang. Arriving in Danang, we are welcome by another tour guide and transfer to Hoi An. Check in and relax. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 5: Hoi An – Walking tour (B)

Accommodation: Vinh Hung 2 hotel 

Site visited: Hoi An Town

At 8:30, with the tour guide picks up; we will start walking tour around the ancient town to visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, Tan Ky old house, the Cantonese congregation, the silk street of Hoi An, the temples and pagodas of Chinese appearance. In the afternoon, we are free at our leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.


Day 6: Hoi An – Danang - Fly to Hanoi – Transfer to Dong Trieu (paddy home with soft cycling) (B, L, D)

Transfer via: Vietnam Airlines – Vietnam impressive Travel’s arrangement 

Accommodation: Dong Trieu paddy home

Sites visited: paddy field, local people activities….

Morning today, we transfer back to Danang for our flight to Hanoi. After 1 hour flight, we arrive at Hanoi airport where Hanoi tour guide is waiting for you. 


Then we will leave Hanoi behind for Dong Trieu town, which is located 120 km Northwest of Hanoi and pass through the green fields of the Red River Delta. On the way we will have a chance to visit one of the Humanity Centers, which support local disabled children. Arriving at Dong Trieu town we will be introduced to our Japanese push bikes and then cycle through this peaceful area of country lanes and rice fields. We will also visit some schools, Dong Trieu's ceramic villages, and chat with the local people. This evening we will become the guests of a local family. 


Day 7: Dong Trieu – Halong Bay (overnight on deluxe junk cruise) (B, L, D)

Accommodation: Classic Sail cruise 

Sites visited: Halong Bay 

Today we bid farewell to our local family hosts and leave for Ha Long Bay, the spectacular World Heritage Site. Arrive in Halong around 12:00. The crew welcomes you on board the CLASSIC SAIL. Enjoy welcome drink, check-in to your cabin. Lunch with fresh seafood is served at 1:30pm. Starting cruise into mystic Halong Bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Incense Burner, Finger Islet, Fighting Cock, Stone Dog…Stop in floating fishing village- Van Gia village with its unique way of life for kayaking under trolling around the cave. Then head to the island for swimming, sun bathing, kayaking through Bright and Dark Caves. There will be traditional games available for evening entertainment. Dinner and overnight on CLASSIC SAIL junk.


Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B)

Accommodation: Hanoi Sky hotel 

Sites visited: Halong Bay 

Enjoy sunrise in the bay with a cup of tea or coffee with light breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the crystal-clear water of the bay. After breakfast take 1 hour walking around one of the biggest and most beautiful cave in Ha Long Bay.: Amazing Cave. Check out from 10:00 to 10:30. Cruising back to the jetty while brunch is served from 10:30 to 11:30. We continue cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Board arrives at harbor by 12:00 for the drive back to Hanoi.


Dong Trieu paddy home

Classic Sail cruise 

Halong Bay


Day 9: Hanoi – City tour – Night train to Sapa (B, L) 

Transfer via: King Express or Fansipan Express – Vietnam Impressive Travel’s arrangement 

Sites visited: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum, One pillar pagoda, The Temple of Literature, The Museum of Ethnology….

Today we start our one day city tour from the lobby of the hotel. We will drive to Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit: Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and one pillar pagoda. Keep going to see the Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam's first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education.


Lunch will be at a fine local restaurant in Hanoi.

In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam; Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam's 54 Ethnic minority peoples. Following by that we will wander around the city by car to see the real life of Hanoian as well as the difference parts the city. Then we go back to hotel for short relax before transferring to Hanoi Railways station for our night train to Sapa. Overnight on train. Note: Train departs Hanoi at around 20:30 and arrive Lao Cai Railways station at around 06:30

Day 10: Lao Cai – Sapa - Cat Cat – Sapa - Trekking distance: 5km (B)

Accommodation: Holiday View hotel 

Sites visited: Cat Cat village, Sapa town…

The train arrives at the Lao Cai train station at approximately 06:30. There will be a vehicle waiting to transfer us to Sapa. Driving to Sapa is only 38 km but it takes around one hour to make our way up the mountains. Once at Sapa, we will check into the hotel (if the room is available – check in time after 12:00). After freshening up and having breakfast we are ready to explore Sapa town. We embark on a lovely walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home of the H'Mong hill tribe minority people. As we walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa we will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here we have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with families that live in the area. Overnight in Sapa.


Day 11: Sapa–Lao Chai-Ta Van-Sapa – Lao Cai - Trekking distance 10 km – Night train to Hanoi (B)

Transfer via: King Express or Fansipan Express – Vietnam Impressive Travel’s arrangement 

Sites visited: Lao Chai village, Ta Van village

Breakfast in the hotel we then, embark on a lovely trek that will take usalong buffalo paths and trails and through several hills tribe villagesLao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. Return to Sapa and then to Lao Cai railway station by car. The guide sees you off there and takes you on the train. 


Day 12: Hanoi – Departure (B)

Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement

Arriving at Hanoi Railways station at around 4:30AM, we will transfer to a hotel for our short relax and enjoy our breakfast before transferring back to the airport for our flight to home. Trip ends.

 

Tour Code : VTP 06
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnel – Mekong Delta – Hoi An – Hanoi – Dong Trieu – Halong Bay – Sapa - Hanoi
Tour Duration: 12 Days
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: (Saigon) Ho Chi Minh City / Hanoi 
Tour Type: Landscape and Nature, Halong Bay Cruise Holidays, home-stay with local hosts, Sapa town
Activity Level: Regular itinerary, Moderate walking, Soft cycling on paddy field, kayaking
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
BRIEF ITINERARY: 
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city – Arrival 
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour – Cu Chi tunnel 
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh city – Vinh Long (home-stay) 
Day 4: Vinh Long - Ho Chi Minh City – Fly to Danang, transfer to Hoi An 
Day 5: Hoi An – Walking tour 
Day 6: Hoi An – Danang - Fly to Hanoi – Transfer to Dong Trieu (paddy home with soft cycling) 
Day 7: Dong Trieu – Halong Bay (overnight on deluxe junk cruise) 
Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi 
Day 9: Hanoi – City tour – Night train to Sapa 
Day 10: Sapa 
Day 11: Sapa – Night train to Hanoi 
Day 12: Hanoi – Departure