DAY 01 : ARRIVE  HO CHI MINH CITY(B).

Arrive HCMC,  on arrival, City tour of Ho Chi Minh city including the H"/>

Ho Chi Minh City


Tour

Vietnam Nature and Eco Expedition

DAY 01 : ARRIVE  HO CHI MINH CITY(B).

Arrive HCMC,  on arrival, City tour of Ho Chi Minh city including the Historical Museum, Former Presidential Palace,  The Lacquer Ware Workshop, Notre Dame Cathedral,  the City Post Office, China Town, Thien Hau Pagoda.  Ovenight in HCMC

DAY 02  : HO CHI MINH CITY- MEKONG DELTA (B-L-D)

Drive to Vinh Long,  take a boat cruise to visit potteries workshop, Walking to the local house for  lunch. Visit the bonsai garden, taste some kinds of fruits, try Mekong rice-wine, here you can having some photos with the Python, relax in the hammocks under the shadow of  longan trees. Biking to the villages & Have a rowing-boat on the small canals . Boat to Homestay. Try yourself to be a farmer to work in the orchard.  Making and having dinner with local family. Overnight at enthusiastis Homestay (Local house).

DAY 03 : VINH LONG – CAN THO – THOT NOT BIRD SANCTUARY(B-L-D)

 Early breakfast and boat trip to Cai Be floating market.  Here you buy and enjoy fresh

local fruits, then visit the villages where people make coconut candy, rice paper cakes,

pop-rice workshop, making rice-net for srping rolls, etc… boat through small canals, then

come back to Vinh Long town.  Continue to Thot Not Bird Sancturary 50km from Can

Tho, bird watching then return to Can Tho city. Dinner and overnight in Can Tho

 

DAY 04 : CANTHO – HO CHI MINH (B-L-D)

Morning visit amazing Cai Rang Floating market, where people sale and buy thing from

their boat, the floating shop that is unique in Mekong Delta will bing you a lot of

wonderful pickture.  On the way back you will visit “Dong Tam” snack farm, where you

can see how people can make benefit from raising snack to save life.   Afternoon return

to Ho Chi Minh City

 

DAY 05:   HO CHI MINH CITY - HUE (B-L-D)

 

Early morning transfer to airport for flight to Hue, capital of Vietnam from 18th century

until the recent day 1945.  Day tour of Hue including the Royal Citadel, Forbidden city,

Nguyen's Emperors tombs.  Afternoon boat trip to visit Thien Mu Pagoda and Minh Mang

tomb. 

Overnight in Hue

 

 DAY 06:  HUE – PHONG NHA – HUE (B-L-D)

 

Day trip to Phong Nha Ke Bang limstone caves.  Take boat to explore the cave. Picnic

Lunch.  Afternoon return to Hue for overnight

 DAY 07:  HUE – BACH MA – HOIAN  (B-L-D)

 

Whole day Day trekking to Bac Ma National Park.  Explore the park with guidance of

local guide with picnic lunch, then continue to Danang and Hoian.   dinner at local

restaurantOvenright in Hoi An

 

DAY 08 :     HOI AN – DANANG – HANOI (B-L-D)

 

Morning walking tour of Hoi An ancient town, visit to Japanese Bridge, Phuoc Kien

Assemply Hall, Phung Hung Old House and Hoi An Musuem.  Then transfer to airport.

Visit Cham Musem on the way and take 1 hour flight to Hanoi. On arrival Hanoi, meet

and transfer to hotel. Afternoon, Cyclo tour visit Hanoi Opera House, the Joseph

Cathdral and Ngoc Son  Temple,  the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Enjoy water puppet

show.  All puppets are made of woods, moving on the water following the rhythm

of live folk music.  Fire crackers, smoke, fire and lights make it more picturesque.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

 

DAY 09 :   HANOI -  HALONG (B-L-D)

Arrive Hanoi early in the morning. Pick up and transfer to restaurant for breakfast.

08:30 join a group tour to Halong Bay and Cat Ba Island.  Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay

and arrive around noon. 11:30 Arriving in Ha Long City and meet our boat. Out on the

bay you’ll enjoy a sumptuous seafood lunch.  13:30 It’s time to explore some of the

bay’s famed caves. Following a stop at the Sung Sot Cave or Surprising Cave as it’s

known in English. This cave which is reputed to be the most beautiful in the area is

sure to impress with its wealth of eerily unique stalactites and stalagmites. 16:00 You’ll

unwind in the afternoon sun and enjoy a relaxing swim in calm water or be paddling

under your own power through a cave in a nimble kayak. As the evening sets in, you’ll

have a choice to spend the night out on the idyllic water of the bay in very comfortable

accommodation on the boat or to sleep in the hotel

 

DAY 10:    HALONG – CAT BA (B-L-D)

 

 After breakfast,   we cruise to Cat Ba island and our bus will take you to the National

Park which is home of 32 different types of mammals and more than 2000 species of

flora. After that we’ll transfer you to the hotel where you can have lunch and take a rest

before joining other activities. 12:30 Back on the water, you’ll trade the chinese junk for

more nimble kayak as you get in for a closer look at the natural splendour of Lan Ha

Bay. You’ll also stop in the white sands of a natural beach for an afternoon swim before

returning to the hotel in Cat Ba. In the late afternoon we return to your Cat Ba island

hotel where dinner is served at 6.30 pm. Then you’ll have the evening to walk along  the

promenade and have a look around the Cat Ba town

 

DAY 11:    CAT BA – HALONG BAY -  HANOI – HALONG (B-L-D)

 

Following breakfast, we depart Cat Ba island for Ha Long City. You’ll have chance

to enjoy more of Ha Long Bay on the way back.  11:15 We arrive at the Ha Long

Port and stop for lunch.  Transfer to Hanoi. Arrival in Hanoi and we drop you off at

your hotel Dinner at local restaurant in Hanoi then transfer to railway station for

overnight train to Lao Cai. Ovenright on train

 

Day 12 :  SAPA   (B/L/D)

 

On arrival Lao Cai, meet by our guide and transfer to Sapa.  Have breakfast at local

restaurant then Start the trekking tour.  You will commence your journey from Sapa by

car to Lao Chai village, a Black Hmong ethnic minority village. You will then be able to

walk from Lao Chai to Tavan village where the Giay ethnic minority hill tribe lives. Here

you will be able to rest and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by your guide in a local

house. Continue the walk continues through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red

Dao ethnic minority village. You can visit Cau May (rattan bridge) in Tarvan village. After

taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, you start climbing uphill to a road where the

car is ready for your journey back to Sapa. Overnight hotel hotel in Sapa

 

 

Day 13:  LAO CAI – BAC HA – HANOI (B/L/D

 

After breakfast, drive to Bac Ha.  The ride is relatively flat from Lao Cai to Bao Nhai,

where you will be taken through rural area. Bac Ha is the largest market in the area,

situated inside the small town of Bac Ha. On every Sunday mornings, it is literally a riot

of color as many different ethnic groups such as Flower Hmong, Phu La, Black Dao,

Tay, Nung minorities... gather to buy and sell. After spending the whole morning

exploring the market, you can have lunch at local restaurant.  Then continouse to visit

the Ban Pho, and other hilltribe village.  You will take a boat trip on Chay River to visit

Trung Do Village of Tay Minority.  Afternoon return to Lao Cai railway station for

overnight train back to Hanoi. 

 

DAY 14:      HA NOI – CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK – NINH BINH (B/L/D)

 

Early morning arrive Hanoi, meet with guide, have breakfast at lcoal restaurant.

Transfer to Cuc Phuong National Park. Cuc Phuong National Park is Vietnam’s largest

national park and one of the most important sites for biodiversity in the country. It is

homes to hundreds of species of flora and fauna. Visiting the park is a terrific opportunity

to get a close look at Vietnam’s nature. The best time of the year to visit the park is

during the dry season, from November to February   Explore the National park and stay

overnight at the guest house in the gate of the Park

 

DAY 15:      NINH BINH – HANOI ( B/L/D)

 

Morning enjoy the quite and clean of the forest, then drive to Ninh Binh, take boat cruise

to visit Tam Co caves, you can visit the Tam Coc Cave by boat, remember to take

camera with you to take the most beautiful photo of Red River Delta Landscape.  After

the Caves, you can climb up to Bich Dong Pagoda to have a panoramic view of the rice

fields and the prosperous delta.  Finally you will visit the Hoa Lu Citadel, Vietnam former

capital in late 10th century.  When the King Dinh Tien Hoang start to unify the country to

be Dai Viet.  Learn a rich historical story from the local guide then return to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

DAY 16 :     HANOI – DEPARTURE (B)
Day free at leisure until. Transfer to airport for departure flight

 

 Package price:

Tour price in U.S. dollars per person (price is valid until 31 Dec 2008)

 

Hotel Class

1 per.

2 per.

3 – 6 per.

7–10 per.

11– 15per.

16 per. up

Sgl. Sup.

Standard

2745

1709

1507

1302

1218

1141

215

Superior

2892

1820

1619

1415

1330

1254

315

 

** Please contact us for update tour price when you would like to make reservation

 

 

Price includes:

-          Hotels with breakfast in standard hotel and guest house

-          Transfers and tours in air/con bus

-          English speaking guide

-          3 days/2 nights join group tour pacakage Halong – Cat Ba in deluxe junk (air/con) 1 night on the junk and 1 night at hotel in Cat Ba

-          1 night home stay in Mekong Delta

-          2 nights on the overnight train with breakfast at local restaurant

-          Domestic flights with domestic airport tax

-          Return ticket HANOI-LAOCAI-HANOI

-          Admission fees to tour sites and Natinal Park

-          All boat trips as per mentioned above

-          All meals remarked as B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner

 

Price excludes:

-          Drink with meals

-          Visa

-          Other fee that not mentioned above

-          Tips and gratuities.

 


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