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Jewels of Vietnam

14/Days  Flexible & Private Tour
 Ho Chi MinhMekongHoi AnHueHanoiNinh BinhHalong BayHanoi
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If you want a holiday that is worry free, totally different, educational, where you are looked after and made to feel special, where service is a word with meaning and you learn about the people and the places in a relaxed and carefree ambience, Glimpse of Vietnam is dedicated to you. Starting from Ho Chi Minh city – one of the most modern city in Vietnam, you will have time to join the city tour, explore the local life, in addition to the countryside’s life of Mekong Delta. Heading to the Central, welcome to the place of history and peace, with Hue Old Citadel and Hoi An Ancient Town. Your holiday to Vietnam will not complete without a trip to Halong Bay – the UNESCO Heritage located in the North of Vietnam. With the excellent experience of the cruise trip in magnificent beautiful bay and exciting activities, your holiday will be filled with the joy and happiness. The service is value for money and your holiday is guaranteed to be successful and rewarding. You deserve the best for a tailor-made holiday. Enjoy!

Highlights

  Enjoying traditional folks arts of Vietnam with Water Puppet Show

  Real enjoyment of encountering exotic things in the country: busy traffic, peaceful country side, friendly locals, delicious cuisine, mixture of modern and traditional values

  Better knowledge of Vietnamese history in Old Hue Citadel, Cu Chi Tunnel, Museums

  Experience the world longest single-wire cable car system of Ba Na Hills

  Admire the stunning architecture of the Linh Ung Pagoda, walk in foggy Golden Bridge enjoy gorgeous views

  Tranquil moments in Hoi An Ancient Town

  Top-rank hotel and cruise selection for a comfortable stay

  Wonderful experience in Halong Bay with interesting activities: kayaking, visiting caves, joining cooking class, swimming

Tour Summary

By Day Transfer Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, Have welcome dinner at local restaurant,... D
Day 2 Ho Chi Minh Visit Cu Chi Tunnel and Join Ho Chi Minh City tour B, L
Day 3 Ho Chi Minh, Mekong Take a trip to floating Mekong Delta, Enjoy Homestay experience in... B, L, D
Day 4 Mekong, Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An Visit Cai Be floating market, drive to Ho Chi Minh City airport, fly... B, L
Day 5 Hoi An Cycle from Hoi An to Tra Que Herb Village Van lang fisherman village... B, L
Day 6 Hoi An Free day to relax in Hoi An B
Day 7 Hoi An, Hue Transfer from Hoi An to Hue, visit Ba Na Hills enjoying the... B
Day 8 Hue Join the Hue City Tour B, L
Day 9 Hue, Hanoi Fly from Hue to Hanoi, Free time to explore Hanoi B
Day 10 Hanoi Join Hanoi City Tour B, L
Day 11 Hanoi, Ninh Binh Explore the nature beauty of Trang An Complex B, L
Day 12 Hanoi, Halong Bay Transfer to Halong Bay, Explore the World Natural Heritage, Stay... B, L, D
Day 13 Halong Bay, Hanoi Enjoy last moments on the bay, Transfer back to Hanoi B, L, D
Day 14 Hanoi Transfer to airport for your flight back home B
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    Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, Have welcome dinner at local restaurant, Spend your free time in the city

Welcome to Vietnam - Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City

On arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to the hotel in the downtown. After doing the check in, you will be free on your own to walk around the city center to get acquainted with the liveliness of this young city. 

In the evening, you will have welcome dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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    Dinner

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    Visit Cu Chi Tunnel and Join Ho Chi Minh City tour

About 08:30 am, our driver and guide will come to your hotel and pick you up for a private excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels - one of the most famous battlegrounds of the Vietnam War. The network of Tunnels included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today, the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction, giving you a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War must have been like.

After lunch, join in a city sightseeing around the War Remnants or History Museum and the former Presidential Palace. From there, take a short walk to the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street, Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall
After the tour, back to your hotel and free to relax.

Unique Experience in Legendary Cu Chi tunnel

If you are around Ho Chi Minh City and wondering how to spend a day in this fascinating city, why don't get a closer look at Vietnam’s wartime by visiting the Cu Chi tunnels ? Hiding the the secrets of underground Vietnam, the legendary Cu Chi Tunnels trip will amaze you by the 250km underground network utilized as weapon store, military bunkers and base . Don't miss the chance to crawl inside the tunnels and fire several different weapons in the shooting range.

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Immerse in the vibrant atmosphere of the Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - one of the most modern cities in Vietnam. Don't hesitate to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh City on a full-day city tour. You will gain fascinating insight into rich culture and history with our knowledgeable guide when going to Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, Post Office, Notre-Dame Cathedral. Moreover, haggling for lovely gifts at Ben Thanh market and feasting your senses on a local lunch of traditional Vietnamese cuisine will remark your trip in Saigon.

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Take a trip to floating Mekong Delta, Enjoy Homestay experience in Mekong

07.30 AM: After having breakfast at the hotel, our guide will come to pick you up and we will depart to Mekong. The program will start with a visit of Cai Be floating market. Then, we’ll come to Tan Phong island for biking / walking on village paths to see the local daily life: orchard, school, church, pagoda, traditional houses and maybe the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta... On the way, we can make some stops to see how they make rice-net for spring-rolls, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof and specially see how they wave the dried water-hyacynth to make many products: baskets, bags, hats, wallets, shoes...Then, the rowìng boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time. Lunch can be served at Ba Kiet / Muoi Huong. Back to our boat to go across one of the longests river in the world, Mekong River, to come to An Bình Island. Travel on Muong Lo handmade canal to check in at Ut Trinh / Ut Quynh / Ut Binh homestay.
Have a fresh shower before cooking some special dishes with the members of local family. We’ll enjoy dinner & overnight at homestay.
If group of 1-9pax: enjoy traditional music before check-in.
If group of 10pax & up: enjoy traditional music after dinner.



Enchanted by the regional experiences and sympathetic locals in Mekong Delta

The cultural heart of Southern Vietnam, Mekong Delta is picturesquely set among floating delta and remains a magnet for cultural discovery and local interaction. After driving about 02 hours from Ho Chi Minh city to join a Mekong Delta tour, you will have chance to visit regional workshops which teach us how to make traditional specialties: coconut candy, pop corn, rice paper… Moreover, the local hospitality will warm your heart, with people who always smile, wave with your group, and try to help you as much as possible.

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  • Meals:

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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    Visit Cai Be floating market, drive to Ho Chi Minh City airport, fly to Danang, drive to Hoi An

Have a breakfast and check-out for a walk along the village to enjoy the fresh air in the morning & arrive the local workshop to see how to make rice paper, coconut candy, pop- rice... Enjoy some sweets with a cup of hot tea.
Boat trip to visit the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. Our boat will go along the floating village. We will see how to farm catfish on Mekong river. Also, we can visit Vinh Long market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetables... The cruise will end at Vinh Long city around 10:00 AM. Then you will be transferred to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, our driver will drive you straight to the airport for the flight to Danang.

Welcome to the Central of Vietnam! When arriving in Danang, you will be welcomed by our tour guide and we head towards to Hoi An, the Ancient Town which was recognized as a World Culture Heritage by UNESCO. You will have free time to immerse yourself in the great charm of this lovely town and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere in the ancient town. Overnight in Hoi An.


Amazing floating market in Mighty Mekong Delta

About 02 driving hours away from the bustle and hustle of Ho Chi Minh City, you will arrive at the peaceful Mekong Delta. If we have time in the early morning, why don't we visit the floating market?Cai Rang floating market is the location where locals go to buy and sell a variety of fruits vegetables from boats of all sizes and which is the most original ones and bustling places of the region. Sellers tie their goods to a tall pole so that buyers can see from a distance what they are selling. Seat on local trading boat, witness boasting activities in market, find out local life in stilt house along river will be a joyful memory in your Vietnam Holiday.

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Cycle from Hoi An to Tra Que Herb Village Van lang fisherman village and Bay Mau water coconut forest.

08h30am: Your guide will meet you in your hotel lobby, than you will cycle  around Hoi An towards the Tra Que vegetable village - About 150 farmers and 400 owners live on there and cultivate about 20 types of vegetables and herbs such as mint, lettuce, basil, cilantro, broccoli and many more. From the more than 40 hectares of land 8 tons of Village Tra vegetables are sold every year. The vegetable growers do not use pesticides or GMOs, using natural fertilizers instead, including seaweed found in the river and harvested by gardeners every morning.

Walk in Tra Que vegetable village and meet local people working in the garden. During the walk, you will cross vast rice fields in the countryside and quiet road, far away from the tourist trails. You will see the activities of the inhabitants through the villages of Hoian.

The local farmer will teach you all about cultivation methods and how to protect developing vegetable from the insects as well as join the farmers in preparing gardening activities such as raking the ground, sowing, watering greens, transplanting and tending greens.

Continue riding through paddy field, Ba Le market, kindergarten ... until reaching Van Lang fisherman village and Bay Mau coconut water forest - about 7 hectares, surrounded by mangrove forests, canals, houses covered by coconut water leaf . This place had ever been the refuge for people and local soldiers during the Vietnam War. Nowadays, it is famous for providing the most seafood products.

You will be warmly welcomed at Mr. Han – a 3 generations family, taste of green tea and stroll through the village. You will row a basket boat within the hands of skillful locals and discover their techniques of traditional fishery in water coconut forest.

Back Mr. Han’ family for enjoy a foot bath with medicinal herbs, traditional therapeutic practice before getting ready to prepare lunch with a local family. Lunch will feature many local delicacies, such as Tam Huu spring rolls, BanhXeo local pancakes, grilled fish in banana leaf and others.

After lunch, free time and take a short rest before returning to your hotel about 15h30. Free time at your leisure.

Overnight in Hoi An.





Exciting Biking Trip to Rural villages

Besides the reputation as a busy commercial port in the past with the unique architecture of numerous ancient house, Hoi An brings visitors the images of peaceful countryside with green field and friendly locals. A biking trip to rural villages (Tra Que, Bay Mau...) will give you a precious chance to interact with the farmers, live their lives in one day, experience the fresh air and delicious cuisine.

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    Breakfast, Lunch

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    Free day to relax in Hoi An

Today is your free day at leisure. You can spend your day in atrip to walk around the ancient town, go shopping, admiring the ancient architecture or relax at the beach. Overnight in Hoi An

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    Breakfast