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9 Days in North and Central Vietnam

Overview

Welcome to the 9 Days in North and Central Vietnam tour! Embark on a captivating Vietnam private tour through the diverse and enchanting landscapes of this beautiful region. Over 9 days, you will explore the highlights of North and Central Vietnam, immersing yourself in the rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking natural beauty that this part of the country has to offer. From the bustling streets of Hanoi to the tranquil waters of Halong Bay and the ancient town of Hoian, this Vietnam adventure tour will take you on a memorable adventure filled with awe-inspiring sights, immersive experiences, and delicious Vietnamese cuisine. Get ready to discover the wonders of Vietnam as you embark on this unforgettable 9-day Vietnam tour.

Meals: N/A

When you arrive in the lively city of Hanoi, Vietnam, driver and private car will be waiting to welcome you at the airport and ensure a pleasant transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. 

Kindly note that the standard check-in time is 14:00, and early check-in is not included, subject to availability at the hotel.

You are free to choose your own lunch and dinner arrangements.

You will spend the night at the hotel.
 

Welcome to Hanoi!
Bun Cha - Hanoi's specialty dish
Tourists walking at Hoan Kiem Lake

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

8:00 – 8:30: Pick you up from your hotel to commence your Hanoi city tour. 

8:45: We will visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which serves as the final resting place of the revered Vietnamese leader. Here, you will have the opportunity to view Ho Chi Minh's preserved body and explore the two houses where he lived and worked from 1954 to 1969. Following this, you will visit the unique One Pillar Pagoda, dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy.

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays, but you can still take pictures and explore the surrounding area. Additionally, please note that the mausoleum undergoes a two-month annual maintenance closure from 15th June to 15th August.

10:15: Proceed to the Vietnam Ethnology Museum, offering insights into the cultures of the 54 ethnic groups residing throughout Vietnam. In the case of the museum's closure on Mondays, you will visit the Vietnamese Women's Museum as an alternative. 

12:30-12:45: Enjoy lunch at our restaurant, during which you will have the chance to savor Vietnamese cuisine, including vegetarian options.

13:30: The next destination in our Vietnam tour package is Tran Quoc Pagoda, situated on Golden Fish Island in West Lake. This pagoda, dating back to the 6th century, holds the distinction of being the oldest in Hanoi. 

14:30: Continuing our Hanoi private tour, you will visit the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam. Founded in 1070, the Temple of Literature is a captivating attraction in northern Vietnam.

15:30: We will visit the Hoa Lo Prison. Constructed by the French between 1886 and 1901 during the French Indochina period, the prison, also known as "Maison Centrale," serves as a war museum providing insight into the Vietnamese people's struggle against French colonialism.

16:30: Transfer you back to your hotel, marking the end of our Hanoi trip.
 

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays
You will visit the Temple of Literature
Hoa Lo Prison also known as "Maison Centrale"

Meals: Breakfast

06.30: Picked up by a shared Limousine bus for transfer to Sapa. The journey to Sapa may take approximately 5.5 - 6 hours.

15:00: Commence your Sapa tour by exploring Cat Cat village nestled in the Muong Hoa valley. Marvel at the awe-inspiring vistas of the picturesque valley, offering panoramic views of Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam and Indochina. Embark on a Vietnam trekking tour through the villages inhabited by the Black H'mong ethnic minority, where you can observe their traditional weaving and embroidery techniques. Descend further to admire the vibrant rice paddy fields and encounter a captivating waterfall. Finally, trek back to Sapa, concluding your Sapa adventure.

Dinner on your own arrangement and overnight at hotel in Sapa.
 

Majestic natural scenery in Sapa
Exploring Cat Cat village nestled in the Muong Hoa valley
Admire the vibrant rice paddy fields in Sapa

Meals: Breakfast

8:30: In the morning, you will embark on a 40-minute to Tram Ton Pass, situated at an impressive altitude of 2047 meters above sea level. This pass holds the distinction of being the highest in Vietnam and rewards you with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and the verdant forests of Hoang Lien National Park.

Following the scenic drive, you will embark on a 30-minute Vietnam trekking tour through the forest, providing ample opportunities to admire the vibrant wildflowers along the way. As you trek alongside a stream, you will arrive at the captivating Love Waterfall, an idyllic spot for relaxation in the beauty of Sapa.

Afterward, you will return to Tram Ton and drive back to Sapa.

14:00: You will be transferred back to Hanoi via a shared Limousine bus.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
 

The verdant forests of Hoang Lien National Park
You will arrive at the captivating Love Waterfall
Tram Ton Pass, situated at an impressive altitude of 2047 meters above sea level

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

08:00 – 08:30: Pick up at your hotel by shuttle bus for transfer to Halong Bay.

11:30 – 12:00: Transfer to Tuan Chau Harbor.

12:00: Upon arrival at Tuan Chau Harbor, you will be transferred to the main boat via tender. Step aboard Dragon Bay.

Cruises and receive a warm welcome. As you savor a refreshing welcome drink, our cruise manager will provide a comprehensive briefing about the cruise and important safety instructions. Following the briefing, you will proceed to check-in to your cabin.

13:00: Indulge in a delightful lunch as Dragon Bay Cruises - Luxury Cruises sets sail into the breathtaking Halong Bay.

As the cruise glides through the waters, you will witness iconic landmarks such as the Finger Islet and Candle Islet, along with the mesmerizing sight of thousands of distinctively shaped limestone towers and islands.

15:30: Our next stop on this Halong Bay cruise tour will be the renowned Dark and Bright Cave, known for its untouched natural beauty and captivating seascape in Lan Ha Bay. This is the perfect time for tourists to engage in activities such as bamboo boat rides, kayaking, or swimming. 

17:00- 18:00: Return to Dragon Bay Cruises and unwind on the cruise, embracing the enchanting sunset in Halong Bay. Enjoy our "Sunset Party" and take advantage of our "Happy Hour Deal - Buy 1 Get 1 Free" in all bars on the cruise.

As part of the onboard activities, we offer a Cooking Demonstration to indulge passengers in not only tasting exquisite cuisine but also discovering more about Vietnamese culinary culture. Our skilled Cruise Chef will demonstrate and guide you through the process of creating traditional Vietnamese dishes, such as fresh or dried spring rolls, as well as the art of fruit and vegetable carving. 

Before dinner, our experienced captain will carefully select the most tranquil area to anchor, providing a peaceful setting for you to spend the night.

19:00: Delight in the delectable local cuisine that is expertly prepared and served by our exceptional onboard catering staff. As you indulge in the delicious flavors, take in the incredible night view of Lan Ha Bay, creating a truly mesmerizing experience.
 

Renowned Dark and Bright Cave
Enjoy our "Sunset Party"
Take in the incredible night view of Lan Ha Bay

Meals: Breakfast

06:00: Embrace your inner early bird by joining us for a captivating photo hunt, capturing the scenic beauty of the surroundings. Afterward, invigorate your body and mind with a rejuvenating Tai-chi session on the sundeck.

07:00: As Dragon Bay Cruises continues its Halong Bay trip, you will witness the awe-inspiring karst towers that dot the landscape. While enjoying the serene surroundings, you can savor a delightful light breakfast accompanied by tea and coffee, rejuvenating your senses in the fresh air.

08:00: Embark on a Halong Bay boat tour to visit the fishing village Tra Bau and engage in a kayaking experience to discover the renowned Tra Bau area. Witness the cultivation of pearls as our conveyer boat leisurely passes through the pearl farming village.

09:30: Bid farewell to the village and make your way back to the main boat for check-out.

10:00: Indulge in a well-prepared lunch while our Cruises gracefully navigate through the emerald waters and amidst the stunning Karst Mountains, heading towards the Harbor.

11:30 - 12:00: Board the shuttle bus to return to Hanoi. From there, a private car will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Danang (flight arrangements should be made individually and scheduled after 17:00).

Upon arrival in Danang, driver and private car will pick up and transfer you to hotel for check-in.

Dinner is at your own expense. Overnight stay in Danang.
 

Invigorate your body and mind with a rejuvenating Tai-chi session on the sundeck
Visit the fishing village Tra Bau
Enjoy an overnight stay in Danang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

07:30 am – 08:00 am: Pick up from your hotel lobby. Sit back and enjoy a pleasant Bana Hills trip, as we transport you via the modern Cable Car, considered the most advanced in Southeast Asia. Marvel at the stunning panoramic view of Danang coastal city from the Dream Stream Cable Car Station.

Once you complete the first cable car ride, your next stop will be the remarkable Golden Bridge, renowned for its unique and captivating design. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to explore Le Jardin D'amour, consisting of nine enchanting gardens, and visit the serene Linh Ung Pagoda.

Embark on the second Cable Car to reach the captivating French Village, where you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere of street music, admire art statues, marvel at the Campanile, visit the Nine Floor Goddess Shrine, explore the Tombstone Temple, and witness a captivating Carnival Performance Show. Don't miss the thrilling Danang adventure of the Slide of Tube Car, a popular ride that you can enjoy for free.

Indulge in a delicious buffet lunch at the restaurant.

Next, hop on the Lava Train at Sun Kingdom to discover exciting new attractions. Explore the mesmerizing Helios waterfall, pass through the Time Gate, and venture into The Moon Kingdom.

Continue the Danang adventure tour by strolling through the Fairy Forest in Fantasy Park, uncovering the wonders of the Dinosaur Park, experiencing the thrill of the 5D Wild West, enjoying the exhilarating 4D Death Race ride, immersing yourself in the immersive 3D Mega 360 degrees experience, embarking on a journey into the underground, exploring Jurassic Park, challenging the Freefall Tower, and participating in an exciting adventure in the Horror House.

Additionally, you can choose from over 90 free games to further enhance your experience.
Back to Danang in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel in Danang.

Explore the Tombstone Temple
Your next stop will be the remarkable Golden Bridge
Reach the captivating French Village

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

8:00 – 08:30: Pick you up from your hotel for our Danang city tour.

Our first destination is the Son Tra peninsula, famously known as "Monkey Mountain" by American troops.

During your Danang trip, you will have the opportunity to explore the remarkable Linh Ung Pagoda, which houses the tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy in Southeast Asia. This 67-meter tall statue sits atop a lotus-shaped platform and features 21 miniature Buddha sculptures.

Next, prepare to be amazed by the Marble Mountains and Am Phu Cave. Marvel at the beautiful caves and historic Buddhist pagodas, take your time to explore and learn about different religions, and gain insights into the distinctions between Buddhism and Hinduism.

Afterwards, we will proceed to the Stone Carving Village of Non-Nuoc, where you can admire exquisite stone artwork and purchase delightful souvenirs.

11:30 - 12:00: Relish some local cuisine at a nearby restaurant before continuing your 9-day Vietnam tour to Cam Thanh Coconut Jungle and Hoi An Ancient Town.

13:00: Continue your Vietnam adventure tour in the serene Cam Thanh Coconut Jungle. Immerse yourself in the tranquil and verdant surroundings of the Coconut Forest, engage in hands-on experiences such as round net and cast net fishing, and enjoy the unique activity of rowing in a basket boat.

14:15: You will have the opportunity to explore Hoi An Ancient Town and visit attractions such as Phuc Kien Pagoda, the ancient house of Phung Hung, the iconic Japanese Bridge, and various museums. Take some time to shop at Hoi An Central Market and take a leisurely stroll through the historic old town, where you will be captivated by the cultural influences from China, Japan, and Vietnam. Enjoy a delightful dinner at a local restaurant.

Afterwards, you can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the night market and immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Hoi An.

18:00: Embark on a Vietnam river cruise along the Hoai River, where you can release flower lanterns to pray for good luck for yourself and your family. Experience the magical lantern street and take in the shimmering beauty of Hoi An.

You will have free time to explore the night market and continue enjoying the enchanting atmosphere.

Back to Danang and stay overnight at hotel.
 

Our first destination is the Son Tra Peninsula, famously known as "Monkey Mountain" by American troops
Explore the remarkable Linh Ung Pagoda
We will proceed to the Stone Carving Village of Non-Nuoc

Meals: Breakfast

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.

Check out of the hotel by 12 noon.

Our driver will arrive three hours prior to your departure flight to provide transportation to the airport.

Board your flight and safely journey back home.

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Enjoy your time exploring Cho Con in Danang
Check out of the hotel by 12 noon
Goodbye Hanoi!

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