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Duration: 14 days 13 nights Departure: Daily Trip style: Rail holidays Vietnam rail holidays – great way to discover Vietnam by rail departure from Ha Noi – Halong bay – Sapa – Hue – Hoi An – Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta.
Day 1 : Arrival Hanoi ( D )
Saigon.travel rail holidays guide and driver will pick you up on arrival in Noi Bai Airport, and transfer to the hotel. Welcome dinner featured with Vietnamese specialty at Thang Long restaurant. Evening is reserved for Water Puppet Show. Overnight stay in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Hanoi City tour – Sapa ( B,L, D)( Night train )
Your tour starts with a visit to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, One pillar pagoda. The next stop is Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first college -QuocTu Giam, then roaming around Hoan Kiem lake Lunch in nice restaurant No 69 at Old House.
Afternoon : Visit Ethnology Museum. Free time.
20h30 Transfer to The Train Station for night train LC 5 ( 22h00 – 6h00 ) to Sapa. Overnight stay on the solf sleeper train.
Day 3: Sapa – CatCat ( B,L, D)
AM: 7h30 arrive Lao Cai, Saigon.travel guide will pick you up and driver to Sapa. Free for visiting ethnic market, Sapa town.
PM : Trekking to visit Cat cat village, Hâ€™mong people and Catcat waterfall lying in a small valley. Overnight stay at hotel in Sapa.
Day 4 : Lao Chai – Ta Van -Ha Noi ( B,L, D) ( Night train )
All day trekking to visit some minority villages. Lao Chai – TaVan.You will meet some different minority people Hâ€™mong, Zay, Red Dzao, you can see the different colorful dresses. 17h00 transfer to Laocai train station for night train to Hanoi. Overnight stay on train.
Day 5:Hanoi -Halong -Hanoi ( B,L, D)
5h00 Arrive to Hanoi Train Station. Pick up then tranfer to hotel. 8h00 depart to Halong bay. 7 hour boat trip offer you a chance to enjoy the breath-taking beauty of Halong Bay – the World’s Natural Wonder. Afternoon back Hanoi. Evening is reserved for Water Puppet Show. Have dinner and stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi -Shopping -Hue ( B,L, D)( Night train )
Full day free time for shopping. 17h30 transfer to Hanoi train Station for Train SE1 ( 19h00 – 8h00 ) to Hue. Overnight stay on train.
Day 7: Hue City discovery ( B,L, D)
Pick up then transfer to your hotel in Hue.
Boat trip to visit ThienMu Pagoda and TuDuc and King’s tombs (Khai Dinh). Visit Imperial Citadel in the afternoon. The tour ends by shopping at Dongba Market. Dinner at the Royal restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Hue -Hoian ( B,L, D)
Transfer to Danang . Spend time in LangCo beach enroute, taking photograph from HaiVan Pass ( The pass of Sea and Cloud). Cham Museum in Danang. Afternoon visit Marble Mountain and enjoying sea/sun bathing in China beach. Arrive Hoian. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 9: Hoi An – Da Nang – Nha Trang ( B,L, D) Daily Train.
Am : Transfer from Hoian to Danang Station for a Train S1 ( 11h00 -20h00 ) to NhaTrang. Arrive NhaTrang. Pick up then transfer to your hotel.
Day 10: Nha Trang Island ( B,L, D)
8:00am starting boat trip to Hon Tam Island and fishing village in Nha Trang, visit coral island and Tri Nguyen Aquarium. Have dinner and stay overnight stay in Nha Trang.
Day 11: Nha Trang – Ho chi minh ( B,L, D) (By Bus with tour guide )
8am take a sleeper coach to Hochiminh City with visit over at PongkrongiaRai Cham Tower in PhanRang. Have lunch on route. 17h00 Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Check into the hotel. Have dinner at the local restaurant, and stay overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Ho Chi Minh city ( B,L, D)
Explore the city: Town hall, post office, Cathedral, BenThanh Market, Independent Square. Visit: History museum, ThienHau Pagoda, Binhtay Market, Cholon Chinese district. Dinner at the floating boat on Saigon River. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Mekong River day trip to Cai Be – Vinh Long ( B,L, D)
6h30 Am : Saigon.travel guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, and leave for Cai Be by car/van with stop for photos in Tan An town overlooking the beautiful rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, you will get on the motorized boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and learn the locals business happening on waterway among their vessels. Then wander into the villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation.
You will then go on a boat ride to the island through small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a family business to see how locals make coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn. Keep boating to the other island to visit the traditional house dating 18 century, and have lunch break with local fresh specialties. Take a walk around peaceful fruit garden. Our a/c vehicle transfer to Ho Chi Minh City. You will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at an estimated time of arrival at 5pm.
Day 14: Departure ( B )
Free until transfer to airport for departure.
Trip price includes:
English speaking guide
All transportation and transfers
Family stay in Mekong Delta
Meals as indication
Admission fees and permits where applicable
Trip price excludes:
Airfares & airport taxes
Pre/post trip arrangement
Visa and visa arrangement
Other personal expenses