Ho Chi Minh - Central Highland - Hanoi 11 Days Tour

Hochiminh City – Da Lat – Buon Ma Thuot – Pleiku – Kon Tum – Da Nang – Hue – Hanoi
11 Days/10 Nights
US$1,160.00
Guided Tour Date:

Description

Summary: The trip starts in Ho Chi Minh, the dynamic city, going through the central Highland of Vietnam; Hoi An and Hue before ending in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam...
 
Highlights:
  • Take a sightseeing tour around Ho Chi Minh City visiting a colorful Chinese temple, Binh Tay wholesale market, or Historical Museum with thousands of historical and artistic objects.
  • Enjoy a peaceful and fresh atmosphere of Da Lat, the old French mountain resort with its cool weather.
  • Go to Buon Ma Thuot, the coffee capital of Vietnam, take an elephant ride around the Lak lake and enjoy minority style lunch at the village.
  • Experience and discover local life and customs of some Vietnam’ ethnic minorities in small villages in Pleiku and Kontum.
  • Visit Cham museum, legendary Marble mountain and beautiful Hai Van Pass in Da Nang.
  • Stop at Vietnam’s former imperial capital, Hue, and board the dragon boat for a cruise along the Perfume River to visit famous landscapes of this city.
  • Explore the thousand-year history of Hanoi Capital through places such as President Hochiminh’s Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, the mythical Sword Lake, Co Loa Citadel…

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City (D)

Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. (If time permits) we stroll around the down town to explore the different local ways of life. Welcome dinner at one of the finest restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)

Take a sightseeing tour. Stop at a colorful Chinese temple and Binh Tay wholesale market. Visit Historical Museum with thousands of historical and artistic objects followed by a lacquer ware factory. Relax. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh - Da Lat (B/L)

Drive to Da Lat, the old French mountain resort with its cool weather. Pass many mulberry fields and enjoy the beauty of Dam’bri water fall. Stop at tea house. Walk through the Da Lat market full of local products. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Da Lat.

Day 4: Da Lat - Buon Ma Thuot (B/L)

Tour the major sightseeing spots of Dalat such as Tuyen Lam Lake, Bao Dai King’s Summer Palace. Drive to Buon Ma Thuot. Stop at Lake lake. Take an elephant ride around the lake at the M’Nong Jun village. Minority style lunch at the village. Arrive Buon Ma Thuot City, hotel check in. Relax. Dinner on guest's account.

Day 5: Buon Ma Thuot - Pleiku (B/L)

Visit Buon Ma Thuot museum of ethnic minorities. Drive to Pleiku, optional stops at coffee and rubber plantations. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight at hotel in Pleiku.

Day 6: Pleiku - Kon Tum (B/L)

AM: Visit Dektu and Dekcop villages of the Bana minority. Experience Bahnar ethnic community life at their Rong communal house and look at their cemetery and learn about their burial customs. Enjoy Bahnar Gong music and "Can" wine. In Kon Tum, visit the old-style wooden church and the Bishop’s residence. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight at hotel in Kon Tum.

Day 7: Kon Tum - Da Nang (B/L)

Drive to Da Nang on Ho Chi Minh Trail. Visit Cham museum and Marble mountain. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Da Nang.

Day 8: Da Nang - Hue (B/L)

Drive north along the dramatic coastal road at Hai Van Pass to Vietnam’s former imperial capital, Hue is a beautifully Vietnam’s capital throughout the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945). In the afternoon wander the last empire’s Forbidden City, the Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, as well as boarding the dragon boat for a cruise along the Perfume River out to the tomb of Minh Mang. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Hue.

Day 9: Hue - Hanoi (B/L)

Transfer to Phu Bai airport for a short flight to Hanoi. City tour: the restored Sword Lake, which is the habitat of a rare giant species of tortoise. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 10: Hanoi (B/L)

AM: Visit President Hochiminh’s Mausoleum and One Pillar Pagoda that looks like a lotus lower. Then see the mythical Sword Lake, the habitat of rate giant tortoises. PM: Ruins of Co Loa Citadel. After dinner, enjoy the unique water puppet show created by Ly King in the 11th century. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 11: Hanoi - Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Free until transferred to Noi Bai Airport for departure.

Tour Prices

Number of Person in Group/Pax Tour cost per Person (in US $)
Class Economy (2*) Superior (3*) First Class (4*) Luxury (5*)
2 pax - 1,160 1,290 1,480
3 - 5 pax - 920 1,070 1,260
6 - 9 pax - 820 930 1,140
10 - 14 pax - 760 870 1,080
15 pax up - 725 805 1,060
Single surcharge - 310 563 1,008

Trip includes:

  • Air conditioned car for ground transportation and transfers
  • Air – ticket: HUE - HANOI
  • Accommodation based on twin sharing
  • Boat trip tickets as described in program
  • Local English speaking guide (other languages upon request)
  • Entrance tickets to all visiting places as described in program
  • Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

Trip excludes:

  • Visa application fee & visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Late check out and early check in
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Insurance
  • Tip for tour guide and driver
  • Departure tax and other airport tax
  • All other services not made on the written form