Two week Vietnam Tour | Private Vietnam Tour with Pyala Travel - Travel Program

Travel to Vietnam on this classic individual 2 week Vietnam tour from Ho Chi Minh City in the Mekong Delta to Hanoi and the Cat Ba island , Cruise Lan Ha Bay & Halong Bay.

Vietnam Discovery Tour

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2 weeks Vietnam Tour from the Delta to the Bay

In this two week highlights of Vietnam tour, you travel from south to north, from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, with stops in Hue and Hoi'an. Visit the Mekong Delta and the mesmerizing Cat ba Island Halong Bay. Great journey for an introduction to Vietnam.

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15 days

Vietnam Discovery Tour
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Day 1 Arrival Ho Chi Minh
The former Saigon has been officially called Ho Chi Minh City since 1976, but it is still mostly called
Saigon by the population. It is a very densely populated city and has more than 10 million inhabitants. It is a city where old and new influences mix. The rising economy of Vietnam is most expressed here. There is a great business, everywhere is being built and trade is being done everywhere on the corners of the streets. Saigon also has many monumental buildings, especially from the French colonial period. Here you can also find the largest covered market in Saigon, where the most diverse items are for sale. The Dong Khoi Street was in ancient times, the time of the French, the entertainment area with beautiful shops and buildings. Various historic buildings have been converted into hotels. The Vietnamese prefer to go to the Ben Thanh market , You can eat baguettes along the boulevard to Notre Dame is a church dating from 1880; a mass is held there every morning. Ho Chi Minh City also has interesting museums  of  war with important information about the history of the country. Whereas a few years ago it was mainly the bicycles that dominated the streets, nowadays people use scooters alongside the bikes (thousands of crosses running through the streets).  
Upon Arrival  your meet our  driver  and guide  pick up at the Airport   and then transfer to Hotel  for  check in and hotel are  good location beside of  Ben Thanh  biggest  market , after check in and  you have  time for walk  to Ben Thanh   market for exploring  our  taste street food - and  drinks  and coffee shop.  Evening overnight in HCM city.   
Including: English speaking guide, car/ van,
Day 2 HCM City to visit Cu Chi by boat Cruise
The famous Cu Chi tunnels are located about 35 km to the northwest of HCMC by Car and by express boat  45 Km, Cu Chi tunnel is the miniature of the creative and transformed battle of Cu Chi people and soldiers in the fierce fight, lasting for 30 years against the aggressors for independence, freedom of the country. With its victory scale, Cu Chi tunnel went into the history of heroic struggle of the Vietnamese as a legend of the 20th century and became famous in the world. This is a unique and incomparable wonder with 250 km tunnel spreading like cobwebs underground, with the completion of works associated with the tunnels such as trenches, docks, fighting places, tunnels for eating, sleeping, meetings, activities, military, food storage, water wells, Hoang Cam stoves.
Morning breakfast at the hotel and then our  driver and   guide meet and pick up at 07h30 AM (  Tour sharing  group max 12 person on express boat )
07:30 am Pick-up at the customers’ hotel and transfer to Tan Cang pier by Saigon River Tour's comfortable minivan.
08:00 am Depart to the Cu Chi tunnels by luxury speedboat. When on board, enjoy a light breakfast of The Pat' a Chou cake with mineral water & seasonal fruits, enjoy the fresh air and understand the daily life of local citizens living along the river banks.
09:15 am Arrive to the Cu Chi Tunnels.
09:30 am Explore your excursion by watching a documentary film about one of the most sophisticated man-made tunnels together with its extraordinary wartime legends and: Walking in the jungle and visiting the traps, the secret entrances, the bunkers, and underground hideouts Relaxing with shooting real guns at the riffle range of Cu Chi Tunels. (Exclusive of bullets) Seeing the rice-paper (spring roll skin) and rice-wine production line Crawling into the tunnels and enjoying the special and fantastic feeling Taking a rest, drinking green tea and having tapioca - the main food served during the war time.
11:45 am Finish Cu Chi tour and head to Tan Cang resort for lunch.
01:00 pm Arrive to Tan Cang resort and enjoy your Vietnamese traditional lunch with delicious 7-courses.  
02:00 pm Arrive back to Saigon to be dropped off at your place of stay.
Including: breakfast, English speaking guide, car / van, Express boat fee, possibly. Entrance fees, The Pat' a Chou cake & seasonal fruits
Morning our driver  and Car pick up  at 07h30 AM transfer to Coco Riverside Lodge, Trung Nghia - Vung Liem within 3 hour drive via Bentre and 4 hours through Vinh Long province by your own arrangement. Upon arrival, you will meet a representative and you are led to the lodge along countryside path. After just a short walk you will be treated to a welcome drink. Check in  then select bicycles for a cycling tour in the afternoon on quiet village roads passing by a duck farm, green rice paddies, sedge field and small villages. Along the way, you visit one of the many dragon fruit plantations and taste it directly at the garden. This is a relaxing time with plenty of chances to capture the picturesque Asian sun set scenes. Enjoy the beautiful sunset before returning to the lodge on your bicycles. After shower and refresh, you start to walk to neighbor home and enjoy a "poon" lights while traditional musical performance by war veteran artist. Then, experience of traditional torches made of dried coconut leaves to get back. You are the chef! A traditional cooking class with Vietnamese pancake made. A great learning experience that means you can take a little of Vietnam home with you. Dinner is served at lodge's restaurant Accommodation at Coco Riverside Lodge
Including: breakfast, English speaking guide, car / van, biking, Dinner. Entrance fees,
Morning after breakfast, loaded boats are already heading to local market and transporting goods such as coconuts from one factory to the other, crossing local ferry to visit beautiful Cao Dai temple. We also had a chance to see these factories. Situated alongside the river, these are small coconut-processing operations. Once the coconut has been shelled, the coconut fibers are removed from the husk to make rope, which in turn is used to weave rugs. You can watch the whole manufacturing process in a short period of time. Most of the work is done by hand at very low cost. The buyers are mostly foreign companies.    
Back to the Lodge, if time permitted, take some activities as to harvest some water coconut leaves and weave them up by you. These leaves are a key building material in the Mekong Delta as they are used to build the walls and roof of the houses. The local people will show you not only how they use these leaves but also how to make the 'poon' sticks that illuminated last night with musical performance.   After  check out  and  departure back HCM city. Overnight in HCM city.
Including: breakfast, English speaking guide, car / van, boating, Entrance fees,
Day 5 Ho Chi Minh City fly to Da Nang - Hoi An
Information Hoi An:
Hoi An was once one of the busiest port cities in Southeast Asia. It is picturesquely situated on the banks of the Thu Bon River. Hoi An has a rich trade past, witnessed by the many ancient  houses and temples. Some houses are open to visitors. The old town is very picturesque, many find Hoi An the best place in Vietnam. Famous is the Japanese covered bridge, one of the few wooden arch bridges that has been preserved. Hoi An has been declared by UNESCO as world heritage. Hoi An is close to the coast, so it will be clear that fish is an important trade product. In Hoi An you can make excellent clothing of good quality and cheap. Very nice to do: cycling (ask at your hotel  for  FREE bike from our book) to the old town, about 2 km and a very nice route, along the river.  

Breakfast at  Hotel and our driver meet  and  picked up at your hotel this morning for your transfer to the airport. You fly with Vietnam Airlines to Danang. Upon arrival at Danang Airport you will be picked up by a driver at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An in about half an hour (transfer). Overnight in Hoi An.
Including: Breakfast & Domestic flight by Vietnam Airline & Transfer.
Day 6 Hoi’An
Today you have time &  free  bike for  biking in Hoi an to explore by yourself , shop, and eat in Hoi'an. It is the ideal place to get, for example, custom-made clothing, ceramics or beautiful accessories for the home. The old town is full of nice shops that all look so fun and tempting!  
In Hoi'An you have to try Cao Lau, a noodle dish that is something between a noodle soup and a salad. The dish consists of hot wide flat noodles in a bowl of soup with a lot of green vegetables and raw herbs on top with a little meat, mostly pork. Or how about white rose dumplings, a steamed dumpling filled with pork and spices? Delicious! Of course, you can also choose to relax on the nearby Cua Dai beach or go cycling through the Vietnamese countryside. In Hoi'an itself you can visit several beautiful old houses, temples and pagodas. In some houses you can go inside and admire the traditional (Chinese-Vietnamese) architecture.
Including: breakfast & Bike
Day 7 Hoi'An
Today you have another day in Hoi'an. You can explore the town further or go to the beach. If you have come to appreciate the Vietnamese cuisine, we recommend that you take a cooking class to learn more about the delicious local cuisine full of fresh herbs, noodles, dumplings and fish. You may also be interested in a tour to My Son where you will find magnificent temples from the Cham Empire.
Including: breakfast & Bike
Day 8 Hoi'An - Hue
Morning   breakfast at hotel  and  then  09h AM  our  driver  picked up at your hotel by your driver for your journey of 3 to 4 hours to Hue. You drive north, it is a beautiful ride. You visit the Marble Mountains, five mountain rocks entirely made of marble that travel from the flat land. You can take a walk to one of the mountain rocks, where many of you went for a pilgrimage. Around these rocks a whole village has emerged that lives on the carving out of the special pink marble. Then you enter a natural cave where believers have built an altar, sometimes there is a mysterious light through hole in the cave. The atmosphere is very special. In Danang you will visit the Cham museum, where Cham sculpture tells the story of the kingdom of Champa. You then drive over the Walkups with an unforgettable view over the beautiful coast of Lang  Co Beach , and   we  stop over   for  photos  and walk in finish village in Lang Co Beach  then continuing trip to Hue . Upon arrival in Hue for  check in hotel  and  leisure. Overnight  in Hue.
Including: Breakfast & private  car/ van transfer.
Day 9 Hue full day excursion in Hue
Morning  breakfast in Hotel and then meet our  tour guide  for all day out, a fascinating day with your English speaking guide. You take a boat trip on the Perfume River. This ends at the Thien Mu pagoda, where the driver is waiting for you. This pagoda is recognizable by the special seven-storey tower. There are different images that all worship a different god. After you have visited the pagoda you go to the impressive tomb of Ming Mang. One of the most beautiful tombs that Hue has. The special architecture here goes nicely with nature. Wonderful in the spring when everything is in bloom. Then to the imperial citadel, or: the Forbidden City. Here you can see how the imperial family lived in a completely secluded city. And wander around the colorful Dong Ba market at the end of the day. The biggest market of Hue, where everything is for sale.Overnight in Hue.
Including: breakfast, English speaking guide, private car / van, boat trip
Day 10 Hue / night train to Hanoi
Morning  breakfast in Hotel  and then  you  have time for   exploring Hue & leisure until 13h00 PM . Driver pick up and transfer  to train station for  night  train to Hanoi -   Train Depart 14h30 PM  - Arrival Hanoi at  04h45 AM
Including: breakfast, train ticket for  - 4  person sharing 1 cabin, transfer -  if private cabin please upon request.
Day 11 Arrival Hanoi - Transfer to hotel
Morning arrival in Hanoi train station  early on the  morning  at 04h45 AM. Our  book  the  simple  hotel at Train station   and   you have  short walk to Exit  and on left  your  see Mango Hotel  for getting the room for fresh up after  night train  which 3 hours  before  our driver pick up  at 08h30 AM to  hotel had  booked on trip for  check in. This day for  free day to explore this nice city. Most sights can easily to be reached on foot. But if it is very hot in Hanoi you can also opt for other means of transport. Take a cyclo (bicycle taxi) or regular taxi. For real daredevils there are also motorbike taxis with which you zigzags through traffic. There is a lot to see in Hanoi. You can visit the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh (from the beginning of September until the beginning of November, its body is cleaned, and also on Mondays & Friday the mausoleum are not accessible). Behind the mausoleum is a beautiful park where the 'House of Uncle Ho' is located. Ho Chi Minh has lived in this simple house on stilts. In this area you will also find the unique wooden one-sided pagoda; in the middle of a lotus pond. Do not miss the Temple of Literature. The large temple site is divided into five walled temple courts. Also very beautiful is the Tran Quoc temple, one of the oldest pagodas of Vietnam, located on the West Lake. A tip for the evening: the Water puppet Theater  for 1 hour show. A typical Vietnamese folk game.
Including: Transfer  pick up from train station for hotel:
Day 12 Hanoi -Cat ba Island - Lan Ha Bay & Halong Bay
Today you will drive three hours to one of the highlights of the trip, the spectacular Cat Ba Island  cruise Lan Ha Bay & Halong Bay, two day, one night cruise on  Luxuty  Perla Dawn Sails to discover Lan Ha Bay is the best choice for those who are looking for a wonder destination where still maintains its primitive natural beauty, less touristy. You will take part in many other exciting activities such as: swimming, cave exploring, dining on top deck, all while sailing through undiscovered waters and islands in the beautiful poetic southern part of Halong Bay. 
08h30 - 45 : pick up  at the  hotel  for transfer  to  Hai Phong then to Cat  Ba Island : 12:00 - 12:30 : Embark the Perla Dawn Sails at Hai Phong -Cat Ba Town, Cat Hai District, Hai Phong City. Enjoy a welcome drink and cruise briefing.
13:00 – 14:00 :A splendid lunch is served while cruising into the primitive Lan Ha Bay with its hundreds of small and large islands creating an enormous picture depicting the scene.
15:15 – 17:15 :Experience the fantastic kayaking to discover the poetic Tra Bau area. Then enjoy swimming in the emerald water. Visit fishing farm, socialize with fishermen to know more about local life here and how they work everyday.
17:00 – 18:45 :Return to the Perla Dawn Sails for a sunset time on top deck to appreciate the best snapshots of the day when the sun begins to set. While taking part in the cooking demonstration. Relax with Massage and Spa treatment, always available upon request.
19:00 :Delight in a shimmering and fanciful dinner on top deck in the center of the serene Bay surrounded by the light of a thousand stars with extremely flavorful food and be impressed by an absorbing fruit and vegetable carving display. Take great pleasure in traditional music performances. Then, socialize with new friends and crew members, join squid fishing. Overnight onboard.
Including: breakfast, Lunch , Dinner - English speaking guide on Cruise , car / van,  Kayaking . Entrance fee
Day 13 Lan Ha Bay - visit Cave and to Cat Hai Island Port - Hanoi
06:00– 06:30 :Begin your new day with a Tai Chi session or a photo chase.
07:00 – 08:00 :Enjoy breakfast in the fresh air and peaceful beauty of the Bay. 
08:15 – 08:45 :Visit Bright Cave on bamboo boat, a serene round lake encompassed by rich trees and high risky stone walls. 
09:00 – 10:15 :Pack your luggage and check out of the cabin while cruising towards the port.
10:30 – 11:30 :Join an extraordinary Buffet lunch.
11:45 – 12:00 :Disembark the Perla Dawn Sails & Farewell.
12: 00 - 12:15:  Pick up and   transfer   to  back Hanoi  - Arrival Hanoi around 16h00 PM  depending on traffic - Arrival  hotel check in and  hotel and leisure  in Hanoi.
Including: breakfast, Lunch, car / van,
Day 14 Hanoi day leisure
In the area around Hanoi there is a host of excursions to choose from. For example, you can tour to the Perfume Pagoda or explore the picturesque countryside in Ninh Binh. You can also just relax on your own.
Including: breakfast,
Day 15 Departure Hanoi
Breakfast at the hotel and until time for   pick up and  transfer to  Noi Bai international Airport  for  departure
Including: breakfast, Transfer.

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