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Day 1 - Welcome to Vietnam!
Welcome to Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. In your free time, we encourage you to head out and get your first taste of what Ho Chi Minh City has to offer.
Day 2 - Cu Chi Tunnel and Reunification Palace
This morning set out for the incredible underground Cu Chi Tunnels, and then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City to visit the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace (the former Presidential Palace), the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office and Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat) absolutely nice choices for a free stroll.
Day 3 - Mekong Delta & Home made Lunch
In the early morning, you will head out of the bustling city to Mekong Delta Area. Cruising on the Mekong river for sightseeing: fish floating market, islands of Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle, Phoenix. Land on Unicorn island, take a walk on the village road, visit an orchard of tropical fruits. Visit a bee-farm, enjoy honey-tea and visit a typical house in Mekong Delta. Visit coconut candy workshop, taste fresh candies. Enjoy tropical fruits at local farm, listen to Southern traditional music. Next to land on Dragon island, transfer by cyclo or motorbike to local home. Have a homemade lunch and enjoy cooking time with some dishes such as “Banh Xeo” (Vietnamese crepe); Spring Rolls.... with the owners. After lunch, return to boat station. Transfer back to Saigon. End of tour at your hotel.
Day 4 - Fly to Hanoi
Today you will have free time till your guide escorts you to airport for your flight to Hanoi.On arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, our tour guide greets you at the airport and transfer to hotel in the center of Hanoi. Hotel checks in upon arrival, the rest of the day is yours to relax, or head out into the city for a little adventure on your own.
Day 5 - Hanoi City Tour & Water Puppet Show
In the morning, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House on Stilts, One Pillar Pagoda, Hoa Lo prison and Temple of Literature (the first university in Hanoi). After lunch, you will visit Museum of Ethnology and take a rickshaw ride through the Old Quarter about 1 hr. Then pay a visit to Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. The tour comes to an end by enjoying a Water Puppet Show to learn more about Vietnamese traditional culture.
Day 6 - Overnight Cruise on Halong Bay
After breakfast, you will take a private transfer for about 3 hrs to Halong City, where you will begin your one and a half days' Halong Bay cruise. You will board the tradtional Vietnamese junk in the afternoon and cruise around the Halong Bay's limestone islets and caves doted the sea and see the sun set over the clam waters at the deck. Enjoy a wonderful dinner at evening. All meals are included during your stay on board. There are also a variety of optional activities waiting for you. Such as swimming, kayaking, diving...etc.
Day 7 - Morning Activities & Fly to Bangkok
Wake up early this morning to catch the sunrise over the bay with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck. Continue cruising and you can choose either kayak or traditional rowing boat to around discovering local life on the waters. Disembark at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port at around 11:00, where your guide and driver will wait you and drive you back to Hanoi (about 4hrs) for your flight to Bangkok.On arrival in Bangkok, Your guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival in Thailand is worry-free.
Day 8 - Explore Grand Palce & Bangkok Temples
Today’s tour starts at 9AM. Firstly, your guide will take you to Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew. Then visit Wat Pho, one of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok. Lunch at local restaurants near the pier for well-known local cuisines. After lunch, cross the river by public ferry to visit Wat Arun on the opposite bank of the Chao Phraya River. After the whole visiting,return to hotel.
Day 9 - Ayutthaya Ruins
Depart for a 1.5 hour drive through Bangkok's rural outskirts to Ayutthaya History Park. Begin by visiting the Bang-Pa-In Summer Palace, located 60 kilometers north of Bangkok, an impressive architectural blend of East and West dating back to the 17th century. Continue to Ayutthaya, which was the capital of the Thai Kingdom for 417 years. The city was founded in 1350 by King U-Thong and in 1767 it was destroyed by the Burmese army. Nowadays the ruins of the former city are on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Stroll around the ruins of several ancient temples including Wat Phra Si Sanphet, a former royal temple during Ayutthaya's days of glory; Wat Mahathat, where the roots of a tree surround the head of Buddha; and if time allows, Wat Chai Wattanaram, a perfect example of Khmer architectural influence. This afternoon, board a luxury boat and enjoy a Thai buffet lunch whilst cruising back to Bangkok. Witness the daily life of the river’s inhabitants and watch the scenery change from rural to cosmopolitan transfer back to your hotel on arrival at the pier.
Day 10 - Fly to Chiang Mai
After check out from hotel, take your internal flight to the historical and colorful city of Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai, located in the north of Thailand, with its lovely Lanna temples, charming traditions, unique food, family-friendly attractions and stunning setting is a gem in Thailand’s northern hills. There’s so much for tourists to do here, from cultural exploration to adventurous treks and food tours. Your driver is waiting for you at the airport to take you by private car to your hotel. After settle down in your hotel, the rest of the day at your own leisure!
Chiang Mai is a shopping paradise, with its famous arts and crafts. Nothing beats shopping for a bargain more than in the famous Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. It is located on the east side of the old walled city, is approximately 1km long. You could find all special handicrafts and souveniers you need along the street, plus a heap of mobile food street stalls for those in need of a quick bite.
Day 11 - Close Encounter with Elephant
Elephant Nature Park is an elephant rescue and rehabilitation center in Northern Thailand where you can volunteer and visit to help (join-in). This park does not use heavy chains, hooks or sticks to beat the elephants, nor do they use elephants for tricks such as painting, dancing or other unnatural behaviours. On arrival, join others and learn about the magnificent elephant, then you will have a chance to feed the elephants from the viewing platform. Walk with the elephants to the river that skirts the park. Bathe these gentle giants as they splash around. If going into the river is not for you then watch the elephants bathe and play while you stay dry on the river bank. After having your lunch, you will be transferred to an Orchid and Butterfly Farm, you can enjoy exotic butterfly and plant life year round.
Day 12 - Doi Suthep Mountain & Meo Hill Tribe
Morning departure for an inspiring trip to Meo hill tribe villages, where you will observe their simple way of life which has been maintained unchanged for centuries. Interact with the villagers and your guide will work as your translator.
A relaxing drive about 1hr takes you to the Doi Suthep Mountain. Climb 309 steps (or for the less fitness-oriented, a tram is available for a small surcharge) to the top, enjoying a truly breathtaking scenery all along the way up to the top where you will find Wat Phra That, one of Northern Thailand’s most sacred temples. Have a panoramic views of the city of Chiang Mai. Return to Chiang Mai with lunch at a local restaurant en route.
Day 13 - Fly to Phuket
Morning check out and transfer to the airport for your flight from Chiang Mai to Phuket. On arrival,your private guide will accompany with you for your hotel check-in. After settle down,relax poolside or head to the beach.
Day 14 - Free Time in Phuket
Day at leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the surrounding area.
Day 15 - Free Time in Phuket
Day at leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the surrounding area.
What's included The Price above is based on two people sharing.
Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast
Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)
Well screened Hotels
Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.
Super nice location
Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.
All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises
Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space
No early get up. No late arrival.
Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.
All meals specified in the itinerary
Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!
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Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day
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We just came back from an enjoyable trip to Thailand and Vietnam. Everything was great! We visited Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, spending one night on Halong Bay, and also visit Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket in Thailand. The guides were local and they were amazing. They were very knowledgeable and accommodating. Five stars for airport to hotel travel. Good comms before my arrival, water provided in a taxi, driver walked with me to the reception. On my way back I received a gift and water again. Driver didn’t smoke and was right on time. Modern and clean cars. Highly recommended for airport transfer. Great price value ratio.
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