Sapa VIETNAM Hanoi Halong Bay Ninh Binh Hue Hoi An Nha Trang Dalat Tay Ninh Muine Beach Ho Chi Minh My Tho Vung Tau Ben Tre Can Tho *This map for tourist guidance only
Welcome to VietnamSet before the magical backdrop of some of the most breathtaking landscapes inSouth East Asia, Vietnam’s rich and diverse heritage reﬂects a rare complexity ofculture, history and style.The far north is stunning, with jagged mountains and rice paddies, while the beach lined eastcoast extends to the south where the mighty Mekong ﬂows to the sea. The country’s recentcolonial history and colourful local tradi�ons rub shoulders with apast ﬁlled with ancient glory and tragedy.Each city has it’s own charm and sampling local dishes when travelling is the fast-track to under-standing a country’s culture. The bustling chaos of local markets presents the opportunity toexperience the true taste and smells of Vietnam. BEST TIME TO TRAVEL The best �me to visit Vietnam in the north is between September to December when it’s less humid. In the south, December to April avoids the rainy season. Average Max Temperature (°C) – based on Saigon JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC 33º 33º 34º 35º 33º 32º 31º 31º 31º 31º 31º 31º These figures are a guide only.Experiences not to be missed HALONG BAY Stunning nature at it’s best, view hundreds of limestone peaks towering above the sparkling sea. HOI AN One of Vietnam’s ﬁve UNESCO World Heritage Sites, visit a town of cobbled streets and historical buildings allowing you to escape back in �me. MEKONG DELTA Slow boats, ﬂoa�ng markets, fresh seafood and a world of water framed by the dazzling greens of a nurtured land.
Getting there...How to ge�ng to Vietnam? There are many airlines operate ﬂights to Viet-nam, and below is our most recommenda�onsMalaysia Airlines is our ﬁrst recommenda�on. From Colombo to KualaLumpur, then ﬂy to Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi. Depart Vietnam fromHanoi or Ho Chi Minh CityThai Airways is our second recommenda�on. From Colombo to Bangkokthe ﬂy to Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi. Depart Vietnam from Hanoi or Ho ChiMinh CitySingapore Airlines is our third recommenda�on. From Colombo to Singa-pore then ﬂy to Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi. Depart Vietnam from Hanoi orHo Chi Minh City
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Classic & CulturalThe collec�on of classic and cultural tours aims tobring travellers an overlook on Vietnam culture andnatural landscapes. Stop over almost the majortourist a�rac�ons either accessible by ﬂight or train,each of tour is a cross-culture experience.
Vietnam 10 days, 9 nights From the largest city of the In Your Eyes Viet people to a smallest one of Hoi An, and from the largest delta of Vietnam to the most naturally beauƟful place on earth, you will explore them all in the Vietnam Discovery tour in just 10 days. Day 1 Hanoi Arrival Day 6 Hoi An - Hue Welcomed at Noi Bai InternaƟonal airport by We leave Hoian for Hue with a stop in our guide and transferred to your hotel. Relax Danang to visit Cham museum where you Ɵll enjoy Water / 8 nights and dinner. 9 nights Puppets shows will see the open air collecƟon of Cham Overnight in Hanoi. breathtaking sculptures. Arrival at Hue, we will visit the Imperial Citadel of Hue – Day 2 Hanoi another UNESCO designated World Cultural The full day tour commences with a cyclo to Heritage site. Overnight in Hue. visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda and the Westlake. ConƟnue visit Day 7 Hue Temple of Literature which regarded as the Rise for an early breakfast followed by a visit to the city’s vibrant Dong Ba Market to seeHighlights ﬁrst University of Vietnam. Lunch and trip it’s abundance of fresh produce. It was in conƟnue visiƟng Bat Trang ceramic village which is located to the east of Hanoi along Hue that royal chefs developed the moreHanoi the Red River; here you can wander freely elaborate dishes of Vietnamese cuisine.Halong Bay into any of the workshops . Overnight in ConƟnue to the Mausoleum of Tu Duc, KhaiHoi An - Cooking Class Hanoi. Dinh’s Tomb. Overnight in HueHo Chi Minh - Cu Chi TunnelsMekong Delta Day 3 Hanoi – Halong Bay Day 8: Hue – Ho Chi Minh AŌer breakfast, take 3.5 hours drive to Take morning ﬂight to Ho Chi Minh. Heading Halong bay. Upon arrival, transfer to a junk to Cu Chi Tunnels to visit the incredible for a cruise around Halong Bay with a underground tunnel network constructed by delicious local seafood lunch served. The Vietnamese ﬁghters during the long struggle cruise passes by many rocks and islets in for independence. Back to Ho Chi Minh for Hanoi many funny shapes. Again your dinner served visiƟng the ReuniﬁcaƟon Palace, Noth Dame Halong Bay on board. Overnight on board. Cathedral and Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh Day 4 Halong – Hanoi - Hoi An In the morning, your breakfast or brunch will Day 9: Mekong Delta be served while doing further cruise to Take 2 hour drive southwest of Ho Chi Minh explore the beauƟes of the Bay before to the Mekong Delta which is known as the returning to Halong around 10:30-11.00am rice bowl of Vietnam. Upon arrival, take a Transfer to airport for ﬂight to Hoi An. boat cruise along islets and tropical orchards Hoi An Overnight in Hoi An through the canal to reach a small islet. Enjoy lunch at the islet then visit handicraŌ Day 5 Hoi An Cooking Class villages and a coconut candy factory before 8:00 am at the Hai Scout Café to meet the returning on shore for driving back to Ho Chi chef. Visit a local market to buy the ingredi- Minh Ho Chi Minh ents to be used in the cooking lesson later. Board a boat for a leisurely cruise along the Day 10: Ho Chi Minh - Departure Mekong Delta Thu Bon River to the Red Bridge Cooking Free Ɵme for last minute shopping before School. Overnight in Hoi An going to airport for departure ﬂight.
Essential 9 days, 8 nights Vietnam Travel the length of Vietnam on this weeklong tour, stopping in HCMC (in the south), Hanoi (in the north), and the beaches and small towns of the central coast in between. You can enjoy the whole Vietnam Day 1 Ho Chi Minh Arrival Leave the market and ﬁnishing your explora- Welcome to Ho Chi Minh. Check in hotel. Ɵon of Hue at Khai Dinhs Tomb. Depart Hue Overnight in Ho Chi Minh this aŌernoon for a short ﬂight to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi. 9 nights / 8 nights Day 2 Ho Chi Minh Tour Today, a full day tour introduces you to the Day 7 Hanoi diverse aƩracƟons of Ho Chi Minh. Venture The tour includes such sites as Ho Chi into the Chinese quarter at Cholon before Minhs Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda, browsing the amazing array of goods at Ben and the Temple of Literature. At the end of Thanh Market, War Remnants, PresidenƟal the aŌernoon visit Hanois Old Quarter, take Palace. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. a walking tour around Hoan Kiem Lake, before enjoying a tradiƟonal VietnameseHighlights water puppet show this evening. Overnight Day 3 Mekong Delta Enjoy a 2.5 hour drive past rural villages and in Hanoi.Ho Chi Minh rice paddies to Cai Be in the Mekong Delta. Embark on a cruise to visit the bustling Cai Be Day 8 Hanoi - Halong BayHoi An - Walking tours ﬂoaƟng market, observe the producƟon of This morning, drive through the ferƟleHue - Imperial farmlands of the Red River Delta to Halong rice paper and coconut candies at coƩageHanoi City. Board a Junk for an overnight cruise on industries and sample local Mekong special-Overnight on junk boat Ɵes for lunch. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Halong Bay. Enjoy the magniﬁcent scenery as the boat sails around the emerald waters Day 4 Hoi An and craggy limestone cliﬀs. Overnight in Take ﬂight Danang, where it’s onward to Hoi Halong Bay. An. Take a walking tour of this ancient South East Asian trading town to see the Chinese- Day 9 Departure Hanoi style shophouses, Japanese Covered Bridge Enjoy the beauty of Halong Bay in the Halong Bay morning hours, as your boat sails back to and other historic architecture. Overnight in Hoi An. Halong. Drive back to Hanoi Spend the remaining Ɵme at leisure unƟl your transfer Day 5 Hoi An - Hue to the airport for your onward ﬂight. Driving to Hue via Danang, a stop at the Cham Museum before passing through the Hue panoramic Hai Van Pass and the picturesque Hoi An ﬁshing village of Lang Co. In Hue, explore the Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945, and the Thien Mu (CelesƟal Lady) Pagoda overlooking the Perfume River. Overnight in Hue. Ho Chi Minh Day 6 Hue - Hanoi Mekong Delta Start your day with a visit to the citys vibrant Dong Ba Market to see its abundance of fresh produce.
8 days, 7 nights The medium long trip, which is based on the length of the country, brings you to beauƟful places in diﬀerent geographical regions and gives you opportuniƟes to be in touchThe Smiles with locals, experience aƩracƟve acƟviƟes, and enjoy delicious food. Of Vietnam Day 1 Ho Chi Minh Arrival centre for visit to Ethnology Museum of Welcome to Ho Chi Minh. Check in hotel. Vietnam and the Westlake with beauƟful & Overnight in Ho Chi Minh historical Pagoda of Tran Quoc. visit to the 9 nights / 8 nights Temple of Literature and the First University of Vietnam (Van Mieu- Quoc Tu Giam). Later Day 2 Cu Chi Tunnels & City Tour We leave around 08:00am for Cu Chi Tunnels. in the aŌernoon, roaming to the old Quarter Take a guided tour of the Cu Chi tunnels with to learn more about the legend/history a veteran guide to gain deep insight and about Hoan Kiem lake (the lake of the personal accounts of the warƟme era. In the Restored Sword) with Ngoc Son Temple and aŌernoon, take a quick look at famous Pho co (Old quarter). Relax at a local Coﬀee ReuniﬁcaƟon Palace and Notre Dame shop or “Bia hoi” corner for deeply explore Cathedral, then visit China town. Overnight in local life before enjoying Water PuppetHighlights Ho Chi Minh. show at Thang Long Theatre. Overnight in HanoiHo Chi Minh - Mekong Delta Day 3 Mekong Delta - Hoi An Arrive in the town of My Tho. where you will Day 7 Halong Bay ExcursionHoi An - Walking tours take a boat trip over the Tien River to Ben Tre AŌer breakfast at your hotel, you will departHue - Imperial Island. Return to Ho Chi Minh for late ﬂight to to Ha Long bay. Ride directly to Ha Long city,Hanoi Danang. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to upon arrival, get on boat and start yourHalong Bay Excursion Hoi An town 35km away. Overnight in Hoi An. cruise. While the junk is passing many islets, rocks, caves, ﬂoaƟng villages and beaches Day 4: Hoi An - Hue on Halong bay, enjoy your lunch will be You will walk to visit ancient Ɵny town Hoi An. served on board with fresh seafood. The visit will includes Japanese covered Disembarking aŌer 4 hour-cruise and take a bridge, some Chinese Assembly Halls, and drive back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi. Hanoi some typical Vietnamese houses of 18 Halong Bay century. Transfer to Hue with a stop in Day 8 Hanoi Departure Danang to visit Cham museum. ConƟnue your Breakfast at hotel then prepare for ﬂight journey to Hue city through Hai Van pass. back home. End of service Check in hotel and overnight in Hue. Day 5 Hue Hue Start your exploraƟon of Hue at the Imperial Hoi An Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. Take a cyclo through the ‘Old City’ to Tinh Tam Lake where the Emperors used to come to relax. In the aŌernoon tour includes one of well-known King mausoleums Khai Dinh. Overnight in Hue Ho Chi Minh Mekong Delta Day 6 Hue – Hanoi Early morning ﬂight to Hanoi. Transfer to city
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Short Packages Best of Vietnam 7 days, 6 nights This tour combines Vietnams two great ci�es: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) with day trips to the most interes�ng a�rac�onsHighlights Day 1 Arrive Hanoi Day 5 Mekong Delta Excursion Upon arrival at Hanoi ‘s Noi Bai Interna�onal Leave Ho Chi Minh to lush My Tho whereHanoi airport, you will be greeted by our guide and you will board a private boat to go throughHalong Bay transferred to your hotel. Welcome dinner the green vegeta�on of the canals to anHo Chi Minh City followed by evening enjoy water puppet orchard, where guests are treated to aCu Chi Tunnels performance. Overnight in Hanoi. delicious lunch in a local restaurant in theMekong Delta heart of the Mekong , complete with Day 2 Hanoi - Halong Bay succulent tropical fruits. You also visit the This morning, drive through the fer�le snake farm Dong Tam that breeds snakes farmlands of the Red River Delta to Halong for, among other things, snake wine before City. Board the Junk for the overnight cruise heading back to Ho Chi Minh for overnight. on Halong Bay. Enjoy the magniﬁcent scenery Hanoi as the boat sails around the emerald waters Day 6 Cu Chi Tunnels & City Tour and craggy limestone cliﬀs. Overnight on 8:00 am we start to Cu Chi Tunnels. See Halong Bay Halong Bay. what life was like for the guerilla warriors who lived and found underground during Day 3 Halong Bay - Hanoi the American war when you crawl through Enjoy the beauty of Halong Bay in the 50m of the 200km tunnel complex below Cu morning hours as your boat sails back to Chi. The a�ernoon trip will show you the Halong City. A�er disembarka�on, drive back real Saigon through the eyes of a local. Visit to Hanoi, check in hotel. Overnight in Hanoi the bustling Cholon market and a hidden Chinese pagoda. The Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Oﬃce and The old Day 4 Hanoi City Tour – Ho Chi Minh French style City Hall. Overnight in Ho Chi Tour start for visi�ng Ho Chi Minh Mauso- Minh leum and Museum, One Pillar Pagoda, tripCu Chi Tunnels along the Hanoi Old Quarters, pass by Dong Ho Chi Minh Xuan market then con�nue to the Old Day 7 Ho Chi Minh - Departure Citadel. Lunch at local restaurant. We transfer Enjoy your free �me for souvernir shopping Mekong Delta un�l transfer to the airport for your home to airport for ﬂight to Ho Chi Minh VN 773 at 16:00 pm. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. ﬂight.
Short Package Vietnam Southern Charm 5 days, 4 nights Excursion to the famous Cu Chi tunnels. This network of tunnels, which stretched for over 200km, became legendary during the 1960s. The Cu Chi tunnels played a vital part in the US - Vietnam WarHightlights Drop by at the Vinh Trang Pagoda, the Day 1 Ho Chi Minh Arrival Landing at Tan Son Nhat Interna�onal oldest in the Delta, as part of an enjoyableHo Chi Minh City Airport, you’ll receive a warm welcome from boat trip on the Mekong River, beforeCu Chi Tunnels our tour guide driver, before a transfer to returning to the city. Overnight in Ho ChiCao Dai Temple your hotel for check-in. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.Mekong Delta Minh. Day 4 Cu Chi Tunnels & Cao Dai Day 2 Ho Chi Minh Start to Cu Chi Tunnels. See what life was Tour start to Chinatown then Notre Dame like for the guerrilla warriors who lived and Cathedral, in the heart of Saigons govern- fought underground during the American ment quarter, is of neo- Romanesque war. Visitors get the full, claustrophobic architecture with two high square towers and reality when crawling through 50m of the iron spires. The Central Post Oﬃce is recog- 200km tunnel complex below Cu Chi nisably French in style, and City Hall, known Tunnels. Con�nuing on to the town of Tay as "Hotel de Ville," is typical of the architec- Ninh, we will visit the Great Cao Dai Temple. ture that would be seen in any village in This colourful, homegrown religion France. Later, visit the War Remnants combines aspects of Buddhism, Confucian- Museum, featuring collec�ons of weapons ism, Taoism, Hinduism and Chris�anity. and photographs from the two Indochina We’ll return to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho wars. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Chi Minh. Day 3 Mekong Delta Note: Please do not wear either sleeveless Today’s excursion takes you to My Tho, the T-shirts and/or shorts inside the Cao Dai capital of Tien Giang Province. Situated on Temple, as this is viewed as disrespecƞul. the Mekong River, 75 kilometres southeast of Cu Chi Tunnels Ho Chi Minh. Visit one or two of the islands Day 5 Ho Chi Minh Departure Ho Chi Minh that produce tradi�onal handcra�s, coconut Free �me for leisure & shopping un�l a candy and bee farms. transfer to the airport for departure. Good Mekong Delta bye & see you next �me!
Short Packages Saigon Explorer 4 days, 3 nights Explore the largest city in Vietnam lies along the Saigon River, Mekong Delta. Ho Chi Minh City is the heart and soul of Vietnamese economy - a shopper’s paradise.Highlights Stopping at a local home, we will partake of Day 1 Ho Chi Minh Arrival Arrive in Ho Chi Minh and transfer to your seasonal fruits (longan, pineapple, water-Ho Chi Minh City hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. melon, rambutan, papaya, jackfruit etc...)Cu Chi Tunnels Overnight in Ho Chi Minh and a delicious lunch. Con�nuing ourFloating Market journey down this vast stretch of the Day 2 City Tour & Cu Chi Tunnels Mekong, we’ll cruise to other islands and A morning city tour of dynamic Saigon takes visit fruit orchards. We will then return to in the former Presiden�al Palace, the Notre Cai Be by boat, boarding our bus back to city Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post where we will arrive at around 5:00pm. Oﬃce. In the a�ernoon, visit the famous Cu Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese Day 4 Ho Chi Minh Departure resistance ﬁghters during the long struggle Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport and check for independence. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. in for your outbound interna�onal ﬂight. Day 3 Cai Be FloaƟng Market We depart at 7:30am and head south to the river town of Cai Be. Arriving at around 10:00 AM, we board our boat to journey through Cai Be’s famed ﬂoa�ng market. Here, we will experience how life func�ons on the Delta, as we view the intricacies of commerce and how merchants purchase produce from local farmers. As we walk through the town’s streets we will see locals hard at work making Cu Chi Tunnels manioc chips. During our cruise through the Ho Chi Minh town’s secluded canals, we will try out local sampans and pedal down narrow natural Mekong Delta waterways.
Short Package Northern Vietnam Jewels 5 days, 4 nights This tour is oﬀer you full experience the north of Vietnams, including Hanoi and Halong Bay Day 4 Halong Bay - HanoiHighlights Day 1 Hanoi arrival In the morning, doing more cruises through the Bay, passing by many other rocks, Islets Our guide meets you at Noi Bai airport and as well as ﬁshing villages. Brunch will be escorts you to a hotel in the center of Hanoi.Hanoi served on board before disembarking �me. Free �me for fresh up and relax a�er longHalong Bay Return to Hanoi by private car, arrive at your journey. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi. hotel in Hanoi in the late a�ernoon. Overnight in Hanoi Day 2 Hanoi Full Day City Tour From your hotel, we will go north to visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum (Mondays and Fridays Day 5 Hanoi - Departure closed), His House on S�lt, One Pillar Pagoda, Free �me for last minute shopping or Tran Quoc pagoda, Army Museum and Hanoi op�onal visit before transferring to Noi Bai Flag Tower. In the a�ernoon, we con�nue to airport for departure ﬂight. Hanoi visit Hanoi Hilton prison and Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature). Then we are Halong Bay roaming to the old quarter (trade area) of Hanoi for looking and shopping. We then stop at Thang Long theatre for enjoying Water puppets show. Overnight in Hanoi. Day 3 Hanoi - Halong Bay Today we leave Hanoi 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, gro�oes, ﬂoa�ng villages and beaches on theCu Chi Tunnels bay, having fresh seafood lunch on boat. Stop Ho Chi Minh for a while for an excursing to explore one of the most beau�ful gro�os among others and Mekong Delta swimming, if weather permi�ed. Have dinner on board.
Our Selected Hotels Northern Vietnam JewelsTo assist in your selec�on of accommoda�on that best suits your requirements and budget, FootstepsIndochina has selected some excellent hotels and resorts to ensure that we make you trip more comfort-able and relax... 5 days, 4 nights CiƟes Hotel name Category Ho Chi Minh Elios Hotel 3* Tan Hai Long Hotel 3* Northern Hotel 3* Blue Daimond Hotel 3* Grand Silverland Hotel 4* Majes�c Hotel 5* Hanoi Tirant Hotel 3* Medallion Hotel 3* Hoa Binh Palace 3* Lan Vien Hotel 4* Silk Path Hotel 4* Hoi An Phuoc An Riverside 3* Vinh Hung Hotel 3* Hoi An Trails 4* Palm Garden 5* Hue Mondial Hotel 4* Parkview Hote 4* Halong Bay Huong Hai Junk 4* Indochina Sails 4*
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