Day 1 (Arrival in Hanoi)
Our driver and HTS tour guide will pick up from Hanoi Airport to Hotel, Our driver will be waiting for you at the lobby of the airport holding a board with your name on it, then to Hotel in Old Quarter.
Day 2 (Hanoi / Mai Chau)
Departing from Hanoi we head along the highway to Hoa Binh province, and there is plenty of incredible mountain scenery along the way.
We arrive in the remote region of Mai Chau, a picturesque valley, full of rice fields and serene villages which are perfect for exploring. We hike around 8 km, along tracks and paths used by the locals and descend to the Ban Lac village , home to White Thai minority people. After dinner, we stay overnight as guests in a traditional White Thai wooden house. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included).
Day 3 (Mai Chau /floating village of Kenh Ga/ Trang An Grottoes)
We walk around cornfields, across hills and through rice terraces, past several small White Thai villages. Later that morning, we drive to Ninh Binh province. This is followed by a leisurely boat ride along the Hoang Long River.
Here, we explore the floating village of Kenh Ga, set amongst stunning limestone scenery and a network of tranquil backwaters, and we walk amongst scenic outcrops and open rice fields.
We stay with a local homestay in a peaceful village in Ninh Binh. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included).
Day 4 (Bai Dinh Temple- Trang An )
This morning we explore Trang An, an area which is well-known for its beautiful limestone mountains. Here, we take a stroll around some villages. Get picked up by our tour guide and car pick up at your homestay in Ninh Binh for Bai Dinh pagoda and Trang an eco-tourism Arrive in Buddha Sanctuary place of Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest one in Vietnam with 500 Arhan statues. You can see a biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. Tour guide also gives you an introduction of beliefs and religions in Vietnam.
Have lunch in a local restaurant with some special dishes such as goat meat, pork storage vessel…. Trang An eco-tourism attraction. You will be amazed by neglected area while having boat trip through cave chains: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Sinh Cave…experiencing mysterious views of the so-called “Ha Long Bay in land”. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included).
Day 5 ( Ninh Binh / Halong Bay )
- Private car and boat trip with group.
07h30 – 08h00: Pick up from your hotel. Depart for Halong city through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.
10h15: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break
12h30: Arrive at Halong habour, transfer to the Legacy Legend Cruise by tender, enjoy welcome drinks & check-in your cabin.
– Lunch is served while cruising through Halong bay toward LAN HA bay, passing: Ba hang fishing villages, Dinh Huong islets, Fighting Cock rock.
15h00: Visit Titop island – one of the most beautiful island in Halong bay where you can climb up to the top & enjoy amazing Halong panorama view. Or swimming at the nice beach.
16h15: Kayaking & swimming in the Lan Ha bay, you will do kayaking around the bay. You will have got around 45 minutes to explore the tranquil bay yourself
17h15: Back to the Legacy Legend Cruise, cruising to Luom Bo area for docking and sleeping.
Time for relaxing afternoon, make the most of sunbathing on deck. Taking picture on the way… Enjoy the small party with fresh fruit and Vietnamese tea.
19h00: Dinner is served in the restaurant.
21h00: Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, dancing, karaoke; watch movie or enjoy night fishing… Relax and spend a romantic night on board
DAY 06: HALONG BAY & CAVE – BACK TO HABOUR (B/L)
Start your day with Taichi exercises or a photo hunt. 07h00: Breakfast, coffee and tea and served while cruising ahead to Halong Bay.
08h00: Visit splendid Me Cung Cave. This is one of the most beautiful grotto in Halong bay. You will feel surprise about imposing of stalagmites, stalactites and many legend stories about that
09h15: Back to Legacy Legend boat. Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Keep sailing back to the Habour through the waters and passing many beautiful islets and island on the Bai tu long Bay.
10h30: Vietnamese Cooking Class.
11h00: An early lunch is served.
12h00: Arrive at the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew then go to Hotel in Halong
Day 7 ( Halong / Hanoi)
This morning it is time to return to the capital, Hanoi. With Hanoi only 3,5 hours away, On the way we have a refreshment stop at Dong Trieu, a traditional ceramics village, and arrive back in Hanoi at around (Breakfast and lunch are included).
Day 8-9 Hanoi
Today you have the whole day free in the charming capital of Ha Noi, for personal explorations. The following day (Day9) we undertake a City Tour and visit the sights of Hanoi including the Museum of Ethnology, the Temple of Literature and Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum complex.
We also leave plenty of time to sample Hanoi’s culinary delights. In the evening we attend a performance of traditional water puppetry, unique to Vietnam, Stay in hanoi
Day 10-11 (Hoi An)
– Flight from Hanoi to Da nang and pick up from Da nang city to Hoi an
During our stay in Hoi An we visit My Son Temple, regarded as one of the foremost Hindu temple complexes in Southeast Asia and the former capital of the ancient Champa civilization that ruled central Vietnam between the second century and the thirteenth century.
There is something in Hoi An for everyone, from historical architecture to art galleries, boat cruises and excellent shopping. Weather permitting, there will be time for you to relax on the beautiful beaches here. (Lunch included).
Day 12 Hoi An / Ho Chi Minh City
This morning we enjoy a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City, and after arrival, Our driver and HTS tour guide take you to around Ho Chi Minh City, will visit the War Remnant Museum – the most popular museum in Ho Chi Minh city, afterward go ahead to China Town, Binh Tay market, Thien Hau temple.
Back to the center to have a lunch at the local restaurant, then Visiting the Reunification palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of the war in April 1975, The Notre Dame cathedral, the General Post Office – French colonial structures, and a lacquer workshop.
Arriving back to Ho Chi Minh City for your accommodation for the night. (Breakfast, lunch are included).
Day 13 (Ho Chi Minh City / Mekong Delta)
Our guide and bus with pick up from Hotel, travel with group tour. we travel to the floating market of Cai Be and enjoy a boat journey that enables us to view the amazing waterways and observe the floating markets and learn about the way of life of the people of the delta region. We reach Ben Tre province, home to many lush fruit orchards, and a former stronghold of the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. This evening we settle in with a hospitable local host family for a dinner and an overnight stay. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included).
Day 14 Mekong Delta / Ho Chi Minh City
We continue our exploration of the Delta by cruising along the Hau River, passing mangroves and fruit orchards, stopping at our leisure to savour the Delta’s sweet and succulent crops, that brings us into contact with local people. We will then meet and board our road vehicle and drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival we have some free time for personal discoveries of the city, before we conclude our journey with a farewell dinner in one of the city’s best restaurants. (Breakfast, lunch are included).
Day 15 Ho Chi Minh City
Enjoy free time until you depart HCM City. (Breakfast is included).