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- Meet the Locals
- Car with driver
- Boat | Sailing Boat
Main travel focus
14-Day Vietnam Luxury Eco-Friendly
- Luxury Ha Long cruise with unlimited drinks & massage
- Eco-friendly lodge with stunning rice terraces & mountain views in Sapa
- Ho Chi Min city tour on motorbike like a local
- Closely contact with locals in farming, fishing activities in Hoi An
Do you love nature, authentic culture, local contact and want to travel off the beaten path in Vietnam?
Well, you've stumbled upon the perfect trip that has been customized to meet your wishes of traveling to the most highlighted places of Vietnam in a unique way!
This 2-week tour covers all the amazing highlights of Vietnam including Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon, Mekong.
Choose your own adventure! Luxury accommodations are included for a seamless trip full of fun and real local experiences.
- Accommodation in Double Room at 5* hotels/cruise/ ecolodges as listed, all in good location
- Transfer by modern car - brands such as Toyota, Mercedes, Ford
- Shuttle bus Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi, Hanoi - Ha Long - Hanoi
- Buffet breakfasts at hotels
- Lunch & Dinners as described in the program at local restaurants
- Experienced English-speaking guide on excursions
- All entrance fees as described in the program
- Boat trip as in program
- Mineral water on bus daily: 2 bottle/pax/day
- Internal tourist insurance
- Handmade gift
- Visa fees
- Internal flights Hanoi - Hue, Da Nang - Saigon
- International air tickets
- Visa stamp fees on arrival (25$/person in cash, pay directly at customs in the airport)
- Drinks, personal expenses such as laundry, spa in hotel
- New Year/Christmas Gala Dinner on Dec 24/31
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Hanoi!
In the morning, catch your flight to Hanoi, Vietnam’s cultural heart that still bears traces of centuries of changes and known for its peaceful lakes, French styled buildings, old quarter streets, tree-lined boulevards, and brightly painted temples and pagodas.
Upon your arrival, our guide and private luxury car will greet you with a beautiful bunch of flowers and take you to the hotel in Hanoi.
The remainder of the day will be all yours to stroll around the Old Quarter of Hanoi and its raucous streets full of traditional vendors and artisans.
Stay in Hanoi overnight.
Take the Hanoi Street Food Tour
Today is for cuisine and fun!
Enjoy your breakfast with pho, a rice noodle soup with beef or chicken and some coffee in local coffee shop.
Today you will become a Vietnam food expert in just a day tour and explore amazing tastes and sights of historic Hanoi.
Begin the walking part of the tour early by first visiting the colorful local markets, where you'll meet stall holders and talk about their food.
Continue in the Hanoi Old Quarter.
Your guide will give you an insight into the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food culture including details on ingredients and historical backgrounds of popular northern dishes.
Wander past street stalls and quiet residential lanes where you can observe local life that has changed little since Hanoi was founded over 1000 years ago.
Transfer to the Topas Ecolodge and Meet the Red Dao Women
Set off from your Hanoi hotel early in the morning for your transfer to Topas Ecolodge in Sapa.
After checking in at your bungalow, you will enjoy the beautiful and peaceful view of the surrounding mountains and valleys from your private balcony.
The walk in the afternoon starts from Topas Ecolodge on aquiet road with a great view of the rice terraces below.
Make the slight ascent to Lech village and visit a wooden local house, meet the friendly Red Dao hosts and experience their daily way of life.
The Red Dao women wear very colorful customs. They are famous for beautiful handmade embroidery.
Walk back on small trails passing rice terraces and cross a suspension bridge, where you can take some great pictures of the landscape.
Your guide will explain about the interesting cultivating culture of the local farmers.
Trek the Hoang Lien National Park and Discover Nam Cang Village
Enjoy a great breakfast and prepare for today's walk.
Begin your excursion with a transfer deeper into Hoang Lien National Park to the trek starting point near Sin Chai village.
Enjoying beautiful views of high mountains, waterfalls and deep valleys.
The trails will soon lead you to the Red Dao village of Nam Nhiu, where you will meet the villagers, enjoy a cup of green tea at their house, and learn about their way of life.
Leaving the village behind, you will turn into a small dirt trail and admire the views over the rice valley dotted with bamboo huts
Reach Nam Cang village, where you'll have lunch at Nam Cang Riverside Lodge.
Explore the village and learn how locals make rice paper, jewelry and embroidery.
You may also want to take a swim in the river.
Back in the Topas Ecolodge, you may want to book a traditional Red Dao herbal bath at the lodge’s newly opened spa.
Explore Sapa by Bike
Spend the morning is at your leisure at the Topas Ecolodge.
You can either relax or borrow high quality mountain bikes from the lodge free of charge for an exploration to the surrounding areas.
You can also take a scheduled shuttle bus to Sapa to visit the town or book a half-day tour to explore the highest peak of Indochina, Mt. Fansipan (3.143m) by the newly launched cable car.
Depart in the afternoon and make your way back to Hanoi.
Embark on Your Halong Bay Cruise
Today your driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi to travel to Halong Bay in our comfortable shuttles.
Arrive at our Emperor Cruises dock and after getting assistance from our representatives, start cruising the Bai Tu Long Bay through the many beautiful islets.
Visit Vung Vieng fishing village, the famous pearl-growing village, where you'll observe the process of feeding pearl. Proceed to Vung Vieng floating village to board bamboo boats so the locals can row you around their village and oyster pearl farming plots.
Continue to Cong Do, your sleeping area.
Choose from kayaking, just relaxing or taking afternoon tea and watching the sky change colors as the sun sets.
Enjoy wine tasting, and attend our chef’s cooking demonstration to try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking in a truly stunning setting.
Explore Hon Co Island and the Co Cave
Wake up to the gentle lapping of the water against the boat as the first rays of the sun announce a new day.
Before enjoying breakfast, have cookies and tea, and then try the Vovinam session on the sundeck as the sun rises over Bai Tu Long Bay.
Explore the area of Hon Co Island and Co Cave. You can revel in the breathtaking view of Bai Tu Long Bay from up high, as well as the glorious long white-sand beach of Hon Co Island.
Afterwards, relax on the beach, go swimming in the crystal clear waters and explore the cave.
Return to the cruise by speedboat. Pack your luggage and check out.
Enjoy brunch on board while cruising back to mainland. Reach the Emperor Cruises dock in Halong city for disembarkation, where your driver will be waiting to take you to the airport for your flight to Hue.
Explore Majestic Hue
In Vietnam, there is no place like Hue, where still remains a lot of originally historical vestiges of the Royal period.
Hue is located in a narrow landing strip in Central Vietnam.
The city is also famous for the magnificent architecture of its citadels, palaces, royal tombs, pagodas and temples. Various structures are laid out in harmony with nature and in accordance with the principles of geomancy.
Besides, the city has plenty monuments reminding its past glory.
In the morning, enjoy a cyclo tour around Hue to visit Tinh Tam Lake and the Imperial Citadel, including the Flag Tower, Ngo Mon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and the Forbidden Purple City.
Then, enjoy a Perfume river cruise with stops at Hon Chen temple, Thien Mu Pagoda and Kind Minh Mang's tomb.
Transfer From Hue to Charming Hoi An
Depart from Hue in the morning and drive to Hoi An.
On the way, visit the Non Nuoc stone mason’s village and the Marble Mountain.
Continue to Hoi An.
The rest of the evening is yours to spend as you please.
Take a Farming and Fishing Tour
Our Farming & Fishing Tour provides you with a close-up and intimate look at both the local farming and fishing communities.
Accompanied by your tour guide you will start the day by leisurely cycling along country roads and witnessing local Vietnamese rural life first hand.
The photo opportunities are endless and you would be hard-pressed to find better opportunities than this to take beautiful photos of your stay in Viet Nam.
Later, board your Hoi An boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen and enjoy hands-on experience of traditional net fishing.
You will also experience paddling the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring coconut-palm flanked waterways.
Tour Saigon on a Vespa
In the morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Saigon.
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - formerly Saigon!
Upon your arrival, our driver will take you to your hotel for check-in and relaxing.
Today is your day of touring Saigon on a Vespa!
This Vespa tour will give you a view of the city unlike anything on a classic tour, with much more than you could find on your own!
We know Saigon, and exactly how to take in the must-see landmarks while getting you off the crowded tourist trail.
In the morning, we’ll take you through the Chinese district of Saigon, stop to see a sweet smelling flower market, and visit a breathtaking, yet hidden Buddhist pagoda.
Also, see the famous Saigon Cathedral & Post Office, which were designed by Gustave Eiffel.
Then, get a brief history lesson in front of the Reunification Palace.
Go on the Fabulous Mekong Delta Tour
Get ready for pick up at the meeting point or your hotel and set off for today's Mekong Delta Tour.
Once you reach My Tho, visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda.
Board a wooden motor boat to Unicorn Island.
From there, we’ll take you to a bee farm where you'll have a chance to taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea.
Afterwards, walk around quiet villages and watch the life of rural people in Mekong Delta.
Cruise to a village where the sweet smell coconut candies are in the air. To satisfy your curiosity, we'll get to a village that has many small shops that make coconut candy and handcrafted items from coconut trees of the Mekong Delta.
Proceed to Can Tho. Stay at a hotel or a homestay with dinner can be arranged on request.
Take some free time to visit the bustling Can Tho market.
See the Cai Rang Floating Market and Discover Can Tho Downtown
After breakfast, board a boat and get to our first spectacular landscape, the Cai Rang floating market.
This is the largest of its type in the whole Mekong delta.
During this visit, you'll have a chance to board a merchant boat that sells pineapples coming from Can Tho city.
Afterwards, continue on your riverine route to a noodle and a rice paper factory.
The next stop is a rice processing factory where you'll learn the many steps that transform "rice with a brown cover" to the delicious and beautiful rice grain that we consume daily.
End your sightseeing trip in downtown Can Tho.
On the way back to Ho Chi Minh by bus, stop at an interesting point to rest and take pictures.
Depart from Ho Chi Minh Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Any fantastic trip will come to an end, but the memories will remain in your heart forever.
Therefore, though you will bid farewell to Vietnam today and board your flight home, your sweet trip will fly home with you. See you next time!