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  1. 1. Indochina Treks Travel Co.,Ltd Add: 24 Au Trieu Str, Hoan Kiem Dis, Hanoi Tel: (84) 4 66821230; Fax (84) 4 33769113 Website: Email: Vietnam Impression Tour 12 days Itinerary Hanoi - Halong - Hue - Hoian - HCM - Mekong Duration 12 days Tour type Join group tour Price only from US$699/personDetailed ItineraryDay 1: Hanoi arrival (...)Hanoi is the second largest city of Vietnam with total population of over 6 million people. As the capitalof Vietnam for almost a thousand years, the enchanting Hanoi is considered to be one of culturalcenters of Vietnam, where most of Vietnamese dynasties had left behind their imprint. Even thoughsome relics have not survived through wars and time, the city still has many interesting cultural andhistoric monuments for visitors and residents alike.Our tour starts with pickup at the airport. Transfer to your hotel in Hanoi and free for your personalactivities.Overnight at hotel, Hanoi.Day 2: Hanoi City tour - Sapa (night Train) (B/L)Be ready at the lobby at 8am for the bus.Today, we will spend a full day to visit the city. We start with visit to President Ho Chi Minhsmausoleum and residence. We also visit the famous One Pillar Pagoda nearby. Leaving the Presidentscomplex, we continue to visit the Temple of Literature (Văn Miếu). Although several Văn Miếu can befound throughout Vietnam, the most prominent and famous is that situated in the city of Hanoi, andwas functioned as Vietnams first universityAfter lunch in a local restaurant, we go to the Museum of Ethnology, which is an excellent museumcontaining the ethnic costumes of the various minorities of Vietnam, as well as relics, tools and evenfull size replicas of their homes and buildings.Back to the hotel. Free and easy till pickup for night train to Sapa.Overnight on Train to Sapa
  2. 2. Day 3: Lao Cai - Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van - Sapa (B/L)You are welcome at the station for transfer to Sapa. Breakfast upon arrival at local restaurant. We willthen start from your hotel for 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of MuongHoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. A 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, throughterraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. If lucky enough, you will havechance to see endless ripening paddy fields on continuous terraces. Lunch at a local family, it givesyou a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily lifestyles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes on the way and get back to Sapa by jeep ormotorbike.Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.Day 4: Cat Cat & Sin Chai - Hanoi (B/L)A walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong.Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that wasconstructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of theriver, and then next 6 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof ofVietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up onthe way back to Sapa.Free to explore the town before pickup for transfer to the station for night train to Hanoi.Overnight on train to Hanoi.Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)Halong Bay has twice been recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Area for its exceptionalscenic beauty and outstanding geological and geomorphic values. Thousands of islands emerginguneven in the fanciful waves look strong and magnificent but also mild and vivid. Amidst these islands,we feel as if we were astray in a petrified legendary world.You are picked up at the station. Transfer to pointed place for pickup for Halong tour. You can leaveyour luggage behind and pack an overnight bag.12.15 pm: Arrive in Halong city, board our traditional wooden junk boat for an overnight journey. Sipon a refreshing welcome drink upon check in before you begin the cruise through the bay. Feast on adelicious lunch as you cruise among hundreds of islets (Dinh Huong islet, Ga Choi – Fighting Cockislet, Dog islet, Finger islet, etc.) to discover untouched pockets of Halong Bay and visit Sung Sotcave, which is situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area and is one of themost imposing grottos of the Bay. You will then have chance to explore Halong bay on your own bykayaking from the Soi Sim beach to Luon Cave to enjoy the quite atmosphere of the bay. We will havedinner with fresh seafood on board then free time for squid fishing or relaxing and chatting with yourpartner, friends, family.Overnight on Halong Bay Junk.Day 6: Halong - Hanoi - Hue (night train) (B, L)7.00am: For early risers complimentary tea, coffee, fruit and cake are served. Enjoy Sunrise on theBay or practice Tai Chi lesson with our professional (this is not included with standard and superioroptions). Continue to explore the Bay.8.00am: Sail past rock formations such as Man’s Head islet, Tortoise islet, Butterfly cave, Lion islet,Bai Tho mountain, enjoy the tranquil scenery as the boat meanders its way through the bay on theway back to Halong city, etc. Arrange your luggage and do the check out onboard at around 9.00 am.
  3. 3. Enjoy a wholesome brunch as your boat weaves through strange-shaped limestone rock formations.11.45am: Arrive back at Halong city for disembarkation where your driver waits to take you back toyour Hanoi. Free time for your personal activities and dinner before pickup for night train to Hue.Overnight on train to Hue.Day 7: Hue city tour (L)Hue is the former capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen dynasty (1802 - 1945). Here remains manyhistorical buildings. Inside the city are the Royal Citadel, Flag Tower, Royal Palace, and Royal Tombs.Hue’s Forbidden Purple City was once reserved for the royal family; it was severely damaged duringthe War. Outside the city is the religious site known as Nam Giao Hill, or Heaven’s Altar.You are welcomed at the station. Transfer to the hotel.Today, you are picked at the station in the morning for full day tour. Our visiting sites includes OldImperial City, Flag Tower, Thien Mu Pagoda, Royal Tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. Our exciting dayends with romantic cruise on the Perfume River with music on boat.Overnight at hotel, Hue.Day 8: Hue – Hoi An (bus) (B)The ancient town of Hoi An was originally a Cham port. The city possessed the largest harbor inSoutheast Asia in the first century and was known as Lâm Ấp Phố (Champa City). It has beeninfluenced down the centuries by a myriad of traders from various cultures.Today, you will take the taxi to our pointed place for the bus to Hoian. town - Journey south alongHighway 1 past the Hai Van Pass and Lang Co.Upon arrival to Hoian, take a walking tour to visit the ancient town with all major interesting sites:Ong Pagoda, Hoi An Museum, Japanese Covered Bridge, Tan Ky Old House, Assembly Hall ofCantonese Chinese Congregation.Overnight at hotel, Hoi An.Day 9: Hoi An - My Son - Saigon (flight) (B)Pickup at the hotel at 8am for transfer to My Son Holy Land, a World Heritage, 50 km southwest of HoiAn. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remainingwith red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some ofSoutheast Asias greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar,Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7to 13 centuries.Back to the town in the afternoon. Free till transfer to the airport for flights to Saigon.Overnight at hotel, SaigonDay 10: Saigon – My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho (B/L)Leave Ho Chi Minh city 8:00 a.m, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered bygreen rice fields. On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along theriver, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoiseislet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction inBen Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of the water coconut trees alongnatural canals. Have a short cycling tour (applied for private tour/if time permitted) then enjoyseasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the locals.Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy &observe the pastoral life as you roam through fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho.
  4. 4. Overnight in the hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request). Free time to visitbustling Can Tho market.Day 11: Phong Dien-Cai Rang - Saigon (B)Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river ( BassacRiver), then proceed to visit Cai Răng floating market (& Phong Dien is optional), which are theliveliest in the whole religion.Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wanderaround the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to cross a "Monkey bridge"which is built by only o¬ne stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. On the way backto HCM city by bus the last stop is to see how incense sticks are made (optional visit to Mangroveforest which was a former Viet Cong base used by the guerillas during the War can be arranged onrequest).Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)Free for personal activities till transfer to the airport for departure flight. Trip ends.Quotation:2* Hotels: US$699/person; single supplement: US$1703* Hotels: US$768/person; single supplement: US$235 {{book_now}}Note*:Rate is applied for group of minimum 2 pax.Transfers from/to the stations in Hanoi and Hue are not included.Rates are not applied on New Year, National Holidays, festivals..All tours are daily group ones of clients from different countries.Early checkin or late checkout is subject to availability with/without additional charge (if any)Pickup time for all groups tour is from 8am - 8:20 at the hotel. Please be ready at the lobby at 8am.Accommodation bases on ROH rooms. Higher room grade can be arranged with additional charge.Similar hotel of the same rate will be selected in case pointed one(s) is (are) full.Inclusion: Exclusion: Travel insurances.Visa approval code All flights and airport taxMeals as mentioned in the program. Services not clearly mentioned above.Twin-shared rooms at 2-3* star hotels. Day use at hotel (early checkin/late checkout)Admission fees for all sightseeing places Drinks and personal expenses (laundry, phone callsBottles of mineral water available on the car. etc.)Boat trip in Halong Bay and Dragon boat in Hue.Land transfer by A/C vehicle for whole trip.English speaking guide on days with tours only.All domestic flights, bus and Trains (in 4 berthcabins)
  5. 5. List of hotels Location 2* Hotels 3* HotelsHanoi Orchid Hotel Hanoi Moment HotelHalong Cruise Christina Cruise Alova CruiseSapa Fansipan View Hotel Hoang Ha HotelHue Victory Hotel Orchid HotelHoian Vinh Hung 3 Hotel Vinh Hung 3 HotelNha Trang The Light Hotel The Light HotelSaigon Xuan Mai Hotel Tan Hai Long 3 hotelCan Tho Tay Do Hotel Kim Tho HotelChau Doc Standard Hotel Chau Pho Hotel