- Discover all the beautiful landscape of Vietnam Enjoy all the good food and specialities from the Northern, Central and Southern Vietnam. Relax at the most beautiful beaches of the world in Da Nang and Con Dao insland Explore the most beautiful and huge caves in Phong Nha and Halong Bay Attend cooking classes to learn of traditional Vietnamese cuisine Experience everything like a local
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Vietnam Adventure Tours
- Discover all the beautiful landscape of Vietnam
- Enjoy all the good food and specialities from the Northern, Central and Southern Vietnam.
- Relax at the most beautiful beaches of the world in Da Nang and Con Dao insland
- Explore the most beautiful and huge caves in Phong Nha and Halong Bay
- Attend cooking classes to learn of traditional Vietnamese cuisine
- Experience everything like a local
Day 1. Ha Noi Arrival – Airport Transfer (No Meals)
Upon Arrival in Hanoi, our driver will pick you up from Noi Bai Airport then transfer to the City center for checking in Hotel.
Stay overnight in 3-star hotel
Day 2. Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc (Lunch, Dinner)
10.30: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam. We will visit Dinh king temple and Le king temple.
12.10: You will have bufffet lunch at the restaurant before boarding a small boat to visit Tam Coc, meaning literaly, "three caves" with Ha Long type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside sights, like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields, Tam Coc really has it all. If you like to go biking, it is a good ide. You will have chance to visit real villages and amazing landscapes by bicycle about 45 minutes.
16.00: Check in at hotel in Ninh Binh Province.
Have dinner at hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Ninh Binh.
Day 3. Bai Dinh - Trang An - Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)
8.00: Have breakfast with Vietnamese
loacal food at hotel.
10.00: Our bus take you go to joinning group to to Bai Dinh Pagoda - the biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. You will visit Bai Dinh pagoda.
12.30: Have lunch in local restaurant with some local special dishes such as goat meat with elderberry, pork storage vessel before we visit Trang An.
13.30: Depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, there is beautiful scenery landscape, you will boarding a small boat to visit Trang An, you will see majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside sights, like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields. Take boat trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh. and wonderful Van Long Nature Reserve where the Hollywood movie "Kong-Skull island" was filmed
17.00: Getting on the car back to Ha Noi, tour finish at around 19.00.
Day 4. Hanoi Street Food Tour by motorbike (Private)
- Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine just like the locals do - on the street
- Can try from 6-8 local foods
- Stroll through hidden alleyways and bustling markets of Hanoi’s charming old quarter
- Learn more about Hanoi’s unique food culture
- Try local specialties foods
- Take in a spectacular night view of Hoan Kiem lake from a secret cafe
- Duration: 3 hours
- Meeting point: Pick up from your hotel or our Office
- Starting time: Flexible booking available
- Ending point: Drop off your hotel or our Office
DAY 5: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay ( B, L, D )
7.45 - 8.30:Pick you up at your hotel
in Ha Noi by shuttle bus, 3.5 hours drive to Ha Long Bay.
9.30 - 10.00:Enjoy landscape of the Red River Delta countryside and have a short break on the halfway.
12.30:Arrive Tuan Chau island, Embark on board. Enjoy welcome drink and check in cabins. Have lunch Vietnamese Set Menu while cruising to magnificent Ha Long Bay, admire the fascinating formation on the way.
15.30:Explore Surprising cave. And tender moving from boat to Titov island. Enjoy relaxing on a white sandy beach, swimming, climbing mountain. Then back to cruise.
19.00:Cooking class will be on the restaurant. Let see how to make the fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce. Tourists will not forget these delicious dishes that is unique in Ha Long.
Enjoy dinner - delicious Vietnamese food.
Evening activities: such as singing karaoke, joining squid fishing with our crew, stars watching on sundeck...Or relaxing on your cabin.
Overnight on board the cruise
DAY 6: Halong Bay – Ti Top Island – Tuan Chau Harbor – Cat Ba Island (B,L,D)
7.00 - 7.45:Breakfast
– Set Menu.
8.00:Enjoy kayaking and relaxing on the boat.
9.15:Continue cruising, discover more the beauty of Halong bay.
10.15:Check-out cabins and settle bills & have lunch on boat
11.45:Come back Tuan ChauTourism Harbour.
12.00:Transfer to Cano to Gia Luan dock
13.00:Check in hotel in Cat Ba island
PM, you take the boat to visit Lan Ha Bay and monkey island, you have much time for kayaking, swimming, and relaxing.
In the evening, after dinner in the hotel, you have free time to discover Cat Ba island by yourself.
Overnight in Cat Ba island
Day 7. Cat Ba - Cat Ba National Park - Trung Trang Cave - Ha Noi ( Breakfast, Lunch)
will be served at your hotel
8.00:Pick up to Cat Ba National park, have a short trekking
On the way back, visit the unique cave named “Trung Trang”
11.00:Check out hotel, enjoy lunch
12.00 – 12.30:Pick up at your hotel. Returning Hanoi by bus and Express boat.
16:30:Arrive at Hanoi, drop off at your hotel
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 8. Hanoi city Tour and Cooking Class (Private)
8.00: We’ll pick you up from your hotel take you to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho – and President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969.
9.30: You’ll visit the One Pillar Pagoda, which is actually a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of a square lake.
After that, you’ll have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of west lake. From there, it’s onto the Temple of literature, which was Viet nam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
12.30: You have lunch at the restaurant in the Old Quarter. Afterwards, you’ll visit Hoan Kiem Lake - the heart and soul of Hanoi.
Back to your hotel
16h30 : Pick you up from
your hotel in Hanoi old quarter
Arrive Local Market , Our guide will guide you how to shop in local market to buy some foods for cooking class
Arrive Local House, have a break tea or coffee.
Start Cooking class court as : Fried Spring roll, Fruits decoration, Grilled Pork in Dumpling Sauce with Rice Vermicelli
Have Dinner with the dishes which you made
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 9. Hanoi - Hue Flight (Meal: B)
Breakfast at your hotel, relax until the time we pick you up and transfer you to the airport for the flight to Hue.
Upon arrival Hue city. We take you back to your hotel.
Free time and stay overnight in Hue
DAY 10: Hue food tour by Cyclo (Meals: B, L)
The romantic Hue city has long been famous not only for the harmony beauty of the architecture and nature but also for the delectable rustic dishes luring the hearts of travelers. Therefore, your trip maybe not complete if coming to Hue without tasting Hue food.Hue Food cyclo tourwas organized to help travelers explore Hue in a different way through experiencing sitting on a cyclo watching the bustling streets,dailylife of local people, exploring the culinary art of Hue and tasting the foods.
TASTE HUE STREET FOOD TOUR BY CYCLO
- Start and Finish Time: +
9.00 am – 1.00 pm
+ 1.00 pm – 5.00 pm
+ 5.00 pm – 9.00 pm
- Our Guide and cyclo will meet you at your hotel in Hue city center and start theHue food tourby cyclo. On the cyclo moving slowly around the most beautiful roads of the city, especially the road around the Citadel, your stress and worries will be left behind.
- Then, the cyclo will take you to the first stop,Dong Ba Market, which is the busiest market in Hue city. Here, you can see how local people buy and sell the food and try most of the ingredients used in making almost all the Hue specialty dishes and fresh local fruits. After trying local snacks and/or buying some souvenirs, we will continue the trip to see the historical and colorfulTrang Tien Bridge, which along with the Perfume River has created a unique symbol for Hue city.
- Then, the cyclo will take you to some local restaurants. This is the time to sit and enjoy the best local dishes of Hue while hearing the guide explain the way to make and eat them. After the series of meals, we will get back on the cyclo and tour around the city for a while and drinkVietnamese coffeebefore heading back to your hotel. Tour ends.
*If you take the tour in the evening, we will stop at the walking night market and enjoy some other local food while walking around.
- Bun Bo Hue – Hue Beef Vermicelli Soup
- *Bun Thit Nuong – Grilled Pork Vermicelli
- Banh Beo – Steamed Rice Discs Topped with Shrimp
- Banh Loc – Filtered Tapioca Dumplings
- Banh Ram It – Fried dumpling topped with Sticky Rice Dumpling
- Nem Lui – Grilled Ground Pork on Stick
- Banh Uot – Grilled Pork Wrapped with Hue Wet Rice Paper
- Banh Khoai – Hue Fried Pancake
- Cha Hue– Hue Sausage
- Che – Sweet Soup
- Me Xung – Sesame candy
- Trai Cay – Hue Seasonal Fruits
- Coffee Viet – black or with condensed milk
Overnight in Hue
Day 11. Hue / Dong Hoi City – Phong Nha Cave (Meals: B/L/D)
7:00am pickup from Hue city / 10:30 am pickup from Dong Hoi city
Guide pick you up at your hotel, take you to go to Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. On the way, tourists will be introduced La Lang holy land, Old citadel of Quang Tri, Hien Luong Bridge and Ben Hai River where Viet Nam country was partitioned between Southern and Northern.
Coming to Phong Nha restaurant, having lunch and relaxing.
Afternoon: Cruising on Son River to Phong Nha Cave (wet cave) - A immortal place with some shape of the beautiful stalagmites and listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in 2003. On the boat, tourist will feel comfortable with fresh air and the wonderful landscape.
Transfer to Chay Lap Village, overnight at safe, peaceful and friendly homestay
Have a dinner with local people and enjoy the night time there
Day 12. Phong Nha Ke Bang - Ziplining, Kaykaing (Meals: B, L)
After breakfast, just like the previous day participants will be picked up at the hotel Between 08:00 and 09:00 AM. After all the participants are picked up the tour van will drive on to the HCM-West Trail to reach the drop-off zone. From this point on visitors will have to hike and our tour guides will take them deep in to the primary forest to discover the Paradise Cave. This cave is one of the most beautiful caves inside the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, deep inside the cave visitors can embrace the beauty of it. After successfully discovering the paradise cave it’s time to head back through the jungle.
There will be a short stop at the 8 Ladies Cave. This is a memorial temple for 8 brave woman that sought shelter inside one of the caves during the war. Our tour guides will explain the entire story to the participants!
After a short drive the next stop is Dark Cave, where you can enjoy ziplining, kaykaing, exploring the cave, natural mud bath. After Dark Cave, it’s time to end these two days full of excitement and joy and participants will be returned to their hotels.
Day 13. Hue- Da Nang (Private Car)
You have breakfast at your hotel
Our diver will pick you up from Hue hotel to Da Nang by private car.
Free time for leisure!Overnight at Ocean Villa 5-star resort Da Nang
Day 14. Relaxing Time in Da Nang.
Today you are free to explore Da Nang by yourself. Swimming and enjoy the best food of the region.
Overnight at Ocean Villa 5-star resort Da Nang
Day 15. Da Nang - Hoi An (private car)
You have breakfast at your hotel
Our diver will pick you up from Da Nang hotel and transfer to Hoi An by private car.Check in Hotel in Hoi An. Free time!
Day 16. My Son Hollyland (Meals: B, L)
Morning: 8:30 Bus and guide pick up at your hotel. Depart for My Son - located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with redbrick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries were built from the 7 to 13centuries. Upon arrival, spend 2 hours in My Son, visit the old beauty and stunning structures of the Cham monority Kingdom six centuries ago.
Afternoon: Then leave My Son for Can Cau boat station. Take a motorized boat excursion to visit Kim Bong Village. Have an introduction walk during which the guide will explain the story of Kim Bong Village. Throughout the walk you will have the possibility to admire the shipbuilding area where wooden fishing vessels are built using traditional techniques. You will also make a stop in the carpentry workshop where carpenters create hand crafted furniture and sculptures as well as a range of souvenirs. Embark on the boat for going back to the port.Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 17. TRA QUE VILLAGE BY CAR – MAKING LANTERN (Meals: B/L)
The tour will begin at your hotel.
Your day will start at Tra Que vegetable village. You can relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside then stroll along the vegetable villages. As a special treat, you will be involved with digging, sowing, planting, harvesting the vegetables with hundreds of years rudimentary tools of the farmers. You will enjoy the E Water, a specialty of Tra Que vegetable village; you can feel the strong medicinal flavour from many kinds of vegetables. You could will be a farmer with many interesting activities.
Finish your time in Tra Que vegetable village, drive passing the rice fields, villages, to come to the art of making lanterns.
You will visit craftsmen with skillful hands, showing you how to create the brightly colored lanterns. Expertly guided you could make yourself a lantern as a gift to your family.
Drive back to your hotel.Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 18. Hoi An - Cooking Class - Ann Tailor (Meals: B, L)
After breakfast, we see at Hai café – 198 Nguyen Thai Hoc st to join the tour.
We start the day (8.15am) with a welcome drink at Hai Café
Visit Hoi An’s colourful market, and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy market. We will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about all the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later.
We board the Red Bridge boat for a leisurely cruise (25 minutes) along the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School. This is a chance to view local river life, so make sure your camera is handy.
On arrival, we explore the cooking school’s herb garden, before learning about some of Hoi An’s and Vietnam’s well-known dishes. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours – the Red Bridge chefs first demonstrate each dish before we prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration). After the lesson, we sit down and eat what we have cooked.
Bring your swimsuit and after the cooking tour has finished relax and enjoy free use of our 20 metre swimming pool - towels and showers provided.
In the afternoon you can take a taxi to go to Ann Tailor - located at 19 Phan Chau Trinh street, Minh An Ward, Hoi An.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 19. Hoi An - Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh city (Meals: B)
You have breakfast at your hotel
- Our driver pick you up at your hotel to transfer to Da Nang airport.
- Arrive in Ho Chi Minh city, our driver pick you up from the airport and transfer to the city center for checking inOvernight in Ho Chi Minh city
DAY 20: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR BY CYCLO and Cooking Class (Private Tour)
At 8:00AM. We will pick you up at your hotel by a cyclo
Explore Ho Chi Minh City’s historic Chinatown, named Cho Lon, or “Big Market,” by the locals, and experience the city as it was before the war. Chinatown was established as early as Saigon, and is where the Ming Dynasty Chinese first settled in Vietnam. They live their lives much as they did before 1975, doing business and continuing their traditions as the country develops around them. Traveling by cyclo - the typical pedicabs of the city - experience local life up close, stopping to enjoy tasty food. Feel the hustle and bustle of street vendors selling a mixture of herbs for traditional medicine. Snake your way down tiny alleys on the agile vehicles, passing many small, family-run businesses. Along the way, you will come across the 250-year-old Lady Thien Hau Temple (God of the Sea), as well as the historic South Saigon Cha Tam Church.
At 11:00AM. Attend a cooking class then enjoy your lunch!
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 21. MEKONG DELTA - Cooking Class (Private Tour)
7:30AM. We depart for Cai Be. During the 2-hour car ride, you will pass through picturesque rice fields and enjoy the peaceful scenery.
9:30AM. Arrive at Cai Be. We’ll take a boat trip to cruise along the Mekong river. Pass through a small floating market, disembark at the fruit orchards, drink hot tea, eat fresh fruits and enjoy a live local music performance.
11:00AM. Take a small row boat to explore the small canals, where you can also see the locals going about their day.
11:30AM. Kayak to a local restaurant. Don’t worry if you are a first-time paddler, it is not difficult. This is a unique experience in the Mekong Delta!
12PM. Arrive at a beautiful local restaurant, attend a cooking class with local chef, then enjoy your lunch.
1:30PM. Take a rest, chatting or biking along the countryside road.
Overnight in Can Tho
Day 22. MEKONG DELTA TOUR – FLOATING MARKET (Meals: B, L) Private
After breakfast, Taking a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (Bassac River), then proceed to visit Cai Răng floating market, which are the liveliest in the whole religion.
Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who live along the Mekong canals and you will roam through the village, fruits garden to visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop… Back to the riverside for lunch.
Back to Ho Chi Minh with a sweet memory.Overnight in Sai Gon
Ho Chi Minh city - Con Dao (Flight)
You have breakfast at your hotel
- Our driver pick you up at your hotel to Tan Son Nhat airport
- Arrive in Con Dao, our drive pick-up from airport to the 5-star resort
Overnight in Six Sense Resort – Dat Doc Beach, Côn Đảo, Việt Nam
Day 24. Con Dao Tour (Meals: B, L)
Today, after the
breakfast at the hotel, we will spend full day tour to visit Con Dao
Museum, Pier 914, Phu Hai Historical
Pier, Historic Stables French Tiger, Tiger Cages US. Next, we will visit
Vo Thi Sau temple, NT Hang Duong, Ma Thien Lanh Bridge, Ba Phi Yen Temple. Time
In the afternoon, we will be free for swimming or regist the open programs as below:
+ Tours and Dam Trau Beach (12 km from the center)
+ Tour to glass bottom boat rental (coral) or canoe tour or Hon Cau Hon Bay Canh
+ Car specialty – conquest of the Holy Cross Mountains – Con Dao panoramic view from a height of 577m.
Finally, return hotel and have dinner on your own. Free at leisure in the evening to discover Con Dao Island at night.
Overnight in Six Sense Resort – Dat Doc Beach, Côn Đảo, Việt Nam
Day 25. Con Dao - Ho Chi Minh city Flight (Meals: B)
You have breakfast at your hotel
- Free time until Our driver pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Con Dao airport.
- Arrive in Ho Chi Minh city, our drive pick you up from the airport to transfer to the hotel
- Overnight in Sai Gon
Day 26. Water Puppet Show and Dinner on Cruise
Come see a traditional Vietnamese folklore puppet show, enjoy the accompanying orchestral music, and the experience Saigon by night from the river on a dinner cruise. This is the perfect evening activity!
The tour begins in the early evening with a cyclo trip from our office to the water-puppet theatre. Water-puppetry is an ancient puppet tradition and an imporant part of Vietmanese culture. In water-puppetry, puppets are played on the surface of a pool of water, while a Vietnamese orchestra of professional musicians accompanied by an array of talented singers provide background music for the performance. Enjoy watching the puppet show and learning more about Vietnamese rural life and folklore. Many of the programs, especially those involving the tales of day-to-day living, often have a humorous twist.
After the show, we'll take you to Saigon river to board a junk for a cruise. Take the time here to admire the lights of Saigon city from the river. Dinner will be served on the cruise, which you can enjoy while listening to our selection of realxing music.
The tour ends around 9.30pm, when we'll return you to your hotel.
Day 27. Half day street food tour by motorbike
•Tasty traditional food
•Excited with motorbike
•Local lifestyle at night
We meet at your hotel to and start the trip in the back of motorbike, tour guide take you on the road to have a new feeling with special transport, take part in Saigon traffic at night time. It time to open night shopping on the street, bar, coffee & tea shop and local food street. Everyone finish whole day working and start to relax, go out with family, friends. Night city become more eventful, bustle. Stop a ride at Vietnamese traditional food shop, you watch the owner make a pancake, spring roll there. Enjoy their cooking with Saigon beer. The next visit is baguette shop – very famous in Saigon – French bread with Vietnamese sauce by Saigonese, try its taste. Continue take a ride to sightseeing overview of the city at Saigon river. An exciting area at night for walk and join a lively activity such as eating, drinking, making friends in Tay Balo street, enjoy Pho noodle – our favourite food. Back to your hotel at 09:30 – 10:00pm.
Day 28. Ho Chi Minh city Departure
You have breakfast at your hotel until the time our driver picks you up to transfer to the airport for the flight back home.
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