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Vietnam and Sa Pa Adventure 13D11N

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Vietnam and Sa Pa Adventure 13D11N

The fourteen days Vietnam and Sa Pa Adventure adds beautiful Sa Pa and the colorful hill tribes to the highlights of Vietnam. Used by the French as a hill station, Sa Pa is now thriving on a burgeoning tourist trade. Visit the hill tribes, enjoy the glorious natural landscape of the stunning and spectacular mountain scenery and experience the culture and life of minority tribes. This is the Shangri-La of Vietnam.

DAY 1

Arrive Hanoi

Arrive Hanoi and transfer to the centrally located hotel. Free at your leisure

Hanoi, 1 night
DAY 2

City tour - Night train to Lao Cai (B)

This day tour provides an introduction to the history of Vietnam. We spend the morning visiting the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, and the ancient Temple of Literature, where you will learn about the the historical and cultural events that have shaped Vietnam. In the afternoon, we visit the Ethnologic museum, followed by an exhilarating, hour long cyclo tour through the bustling Old Quarter. A walk through its exciting streets is a fascinating introduction to the different lifestyles of Vietnam, and an opportunity to shop for bargains. The rest of the day is free for shopping in the old quarter until your transfer to Hanoi station for an overnight train to Lao Cai. Read more

Night train, 1 night
DAY 3

Lao Cai - Bac Ha - Sapa (B)

Early this morning we arrive at Lao Cai station and transfer by bus to Sa Pa. After breakfast, at a local restaurant, we depart by car to Bac Ha market. This Sunday market is attended by many ethnic groups including the colourful Flower H’Mong, Tay and San Chi minorities. The hive of activity and colours at the market is spectacular and a photographers delight. Back to Sapa and free time. Local market will be changed as following: Every Tuesday - Coc Ly market, Every Thursday - Lung Khau Nhin market, Every Saturday - Can Cau market, Every Sunday - Bac Ha market Read more

Sapa, 1 night
DAY 4

Lao Chai Ta Van - Bus to Hanoi (B)

This morning we visit Lao Chai village where you can see H’mong minority dressed in their traditional costumes that are unique to the Northern region. Witness a very simple, but traditional way of life that has existed for centuries. We tour villages and traditional houses surrounded by the unspoilt beauty of nature as well as enjoying the hill tribe hospitality before we return to the town. Continuing on, we visit Ta Van village, the village of the Zay minority. Back to Sapa. Free time untill time to take autobus Sapa express (or similar) to Hanoi. Accommodation at hotel in Hanoi Read more

Hanoi, 1 night
DAY 5

Hanoi - Ha Long (B-L-D)

Departing for Ha Long Bay. Passing through the rich farmland of the Red River Delta, we enjoy the lush scenery and photo opportunities. Arriving at Ha Long pier, board a traditional, but luxurious, wooden junk and cruise through the spectacular islands rising from the tranquil emerald sea. Enjoy sumptuous on-board seafood and explore Sung Sot Cave, one of the most beautiful caves in the bay. Witness a splendid sunset. Dinner and overnight on your boat. Read more

Ha Long bay, 1 night
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DAY 6

Ha Long – Hanoi – Hoi An (B)

Early morning coffee and tea will be served on the sundeck followed by a Tai Chi class. We continue exploring the magnificent Ha Long Bay. Change to a small motor or rowing boat to discover a floating village. When you return to the junk, a sumptuous meal, combining Vietnamese and Western cuisine, will be served. We leave the junk and transfer directly to the airport for the flight to Da Nang. We arrive in Da Nang and transfer to the ancient and peaceful city of Hoi An. Read more

Hoi An, 1 night
DAY 7

Hoi An city tour (B)

Hoi An is an ancient town of meandering narrow streets dating back to the 16th century. Nestled a couple of kilometers inland on Thu Bon river, Hoi An is typified by its rich mix of 16th century Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese architecture. A full day city tour includes the ancient Japanese Bridge, Phuoc Kien Pagoda, the ancient house Tran Phu and the Hoi An Museum. In the afternoon, wander the old town and soak in the atmosphere of its original culture, enjoy shopping for tailor made clothing, lanterns, shoes and food, or simply relax on the beach or be tempted to enjoy the local cuisine in one of the many cosy cafes or local restaurants. Read more

Hoi An,1 night
DAY 8

Hoi An - Da Nang – Hue (B)

This morning we visit Vietnam’s finest Cham museum. After crossing the spectacular Hai Van Pass, we reach Hue, where we can see the ancient Citadel and cruise on the Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda. The remainder of our time is free to explore the crowded market of Dong Ba, where we can bargain for anything from souvenirs and bronze goods, to Hue sesame sweetmeat and conical poem hats. Read more

Hue, 1 night
DAY 9

Hue - Ho Chi Minh City (B)

This morning, we continue to discover Hue and visiti the impressive tombs of King Minh Mang and Tu Duc. We then transfer to the airport for our flight to bustling Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon, as the locals still call it.

Saigon, 1 night
DAY 10

Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Today we will have the opportunity to visit the controversial War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, historic Notre Dame Cathedral and the post office. In the afternoon, we will visit Thien Hau Pagoda and the busy market of Cho Lon. Explore historic Dong Khoi Street, now the city’s most upscale shopping boulevard with classy boutiques selling clothes and accessories by Vietnamese designers, hill tribe crafts, high quality linens and house wares. Don’t miss Ho Chi Minh City’s atmosphere by night. This city lives up to its exciting and often mischievous reputation. Read more

Saigon, 1 night
DAY 11

Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long (B-D)

This morning we head to the Mekong Delta and the Cai Be Floating market and then cruise along the endless waterways of the mighty Mekong. We will stop at an old southern house and visit some local cottage industries which produce candy. Enjoy a sumptuous Delta lunch, including the popular dish of elephant ear fish before continuing our exploration of the tributaries and canals of the Delta. Later, we arrive at Hoa Khanh Village for a relaxing bicycle along the riverside, past the quiet activities of the local rural people and visit a local old style house. The last stop is Mr. Ba Kiet’s old style house where we will be his guest for the night. The rest of the day is free for taking in the local atmosphere or maybe try your hand at fishing. Later we will enjoy dinner and a peaceful night in the countryside. Read more

Homestay, 1 night
DAY 12

Vinh Long - Ho Chi Minh City (B)

After breakfast with the host family, we take a boat trip to visit the Cai Be floating market, a typical activity of the south western waterways. We continue along the maze of waterways and canals, calling at An Binh Island, and visiting Tam Ho’s nursery garden where we will enjoy some tropical fruit and lunch at a local restaurant before transferring back to Ho Chi Minh City. We take time to see the Ben Thanh market, Vietnam’s oldest and busiest market. With over 3,000 stalls, we are sure to find something interesting to take home. Read more

Saigon, 1 night
DAY 13

Depart Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Free time until your transfer to the airport and flight, after a truly unique Vietnam experience.

Saigon, 1 night

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Hanoi
Day 2
Location Night train
Day 3
Location Sapa
Day 4
Location Hanoi
Day 5
Location Ha Long
Day 6
Location Hoi An
Day 8
Location Hue
Day 9
Location Saigon
Day 11
Location Mekong Delta
Hotel Homestay
Day 12
Location Saigon
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Hanoi
Day 2
Location Night train
Day 3
Location Sapa
Day 4
Location Hanoi
Day 5
Location Ha Long
Day 6
Location Hoi An
Day 8
Location Hue
Hotel Eldora Hue
Day 9
Location Saigon
Day 11
Location Mekong Delta
Hotel Homestay
Day 12
Location Saigon
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Hanoi
Hotel Melia Hanoi
Day 2
Location Night train
Day 3
Location Sapa
Day 4
Location Hanoi
Hotel Melia Hanoi
Day 5
Location Ha Long
Day 6
Location Hoi An
Day 8
Location Hue
Day 9
Location Saigon
Day 11
Location Mekong Delta
Hotel Homestay
Day 12
Location Saigon

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

REVIEWS

5 Reviews

Ms. Claudia Castanos, Spain

Bien organizado el personal muy atento y amable. Muy satisfactorio nos hemos sentido muy cómodo. Muchísimas gracias a vuestros. Nos transmitió conocimiento histórico, urbano y rural de Vietnam. Muy cordial y alegre.

Mr. Euserbio Alonso, Spain

Hemos estado pocos días pero nos ha encantado la riqueza cultural, los pasajeros, la amabilidad de la gente y la comida vietnamita. Es difícil cruzar las calles, pero no es cilpa de A-Class. Muy buen servicio. ¡Volveremos!

Mr. Antonio Puignou, Spain

Buenos días: Espero que estés muy bien. Debo felicitaros de nuevo por vuestra magnífica organización: guías, locales, conductores, hoteles, restaurantes locales y visitas nos hemos gustado muchísimo. Hemos quedado muy satisfechos con los servicios de A-Class y tenemos que decir que sois una agencia para recomendar! Muchas gracias, una vez más, por la excelente calidad en vuestro trabajo y por atender tan bien mi familia. Un abrazo desde Barcelona y Feliz 2017!! Read more

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