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Vietnam 2 Week with Ha Giang Loop
Vietnam 2 Week with Ha Giang Loop
Vietnam 2 Week with Ha Giang Loop
Vietnam 2 Week with Ha Giang Loop
Vietnam 2 Week with Ha Giang Loop
Vietnam 2 Week with Ha Giang Loop
Vietnam 2 Week with Ha Giang Loop
Vietnam 2 Week with Ha Giang Loop

Vietnam 2 Week Itinerary with Ha Giang Loop

14 days
180+ booked

Tour Overview

This itinerary whisks you through Vietnam's captivating landscapes and vibrant cities, with the highlight of an ultimate Ha Giang loop tour. Embark on a thrilling adventure through the majestic Ha Giang Loop, conquering Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark and encountering colorful hill tribes.

Continue the adventure by cruising the awe-inspiring Halong Bay dotted with limestone pillars, Hoian's Ancient Town and discover the mysteries of the Cu Chi Tunnels. But that's not all! Scroll down to have a glance at what awaits you!

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Cao Bang and its wonder: Ban Gioc Waterfalls.
  • Conquer Ha Giang Loop on a natural & cultural adventure.
  • Cruise through Halong Bay with towering limestone pillars.
  • Explore UNESCO Sites: Hoian Old Town & My Son Sanctuary.
  • Immerse yourself in Ho Chi Minh City's vibrant energy.
  • Delve into Cu Chi Tunnels used by Viet Cong soldiers.
  • Take a boat trip in Ben Tre Mekong Delta with local activities.

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival – Afternoon Tour (-)

Arrive in Hanoi and meet your friendly guide from Asia Links Travel. Check into your hotel and unwind after your flight.
Please note: the standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is not included and subject to hotel availability.

In the afternoon, we will enjoy a tour into the historic heart of Hanoi. Visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, including the Presidential Palace (closed Mondays & Fridays), Ho Chi Minh Stilt House and One Pillar Temple. Step back in time at the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university dating back to the 11th century.

After that, we will visit Hoan Kiem Lake. Take a cyclo trip around the bustling Old Quarter, a whirlwind of movement and energy. Enjoy some souvenir shopping along the way!

Lunch & Dinner on your own account. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi - Ba Be Lake - Boat Trip On The Lake (B/L/D)

Morning, enjoy your breakfast and our guide will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you heading north. Kick off our incredible adventure Vietnam trip to Ba Be Lake, the largest natural lake on the mountain in the country.

After arriving at Ba Be, savor lunch and then stop at Buoc Lom wharf to get on the motorboat to the lake. Cars will carry your belongings to the homestay first. Continue to visit the Puong Cave, the residence of thousands of bats.

The boat continues down the Nang River to Ba Be Lake. Enjoy the daily life of the Tay people on the two banks of the Nang River. Admire the majestic beauty of the water and mountains of Ba Be forest, as well as famous attractions such as An Ma Temple, Widow Island … 

Motorboat continues to take you to Pac Ngoi boat station. From here you walk 1 km to enjoy the beauty of Ba Be National Park as well as the immense green rice fields of the Tay people.

Evening check-in, have dinner and overnight at stilt house. You are free to choose the singing program of the Tay people.

Day 3: Ba Be National Park - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall (B/L/D)

In the morning, breakfast will be served at the homestay before the exciting trip to Cao Bang. You check out and board the car to depart for Cao Bang. On the way, conquer the passes with beautiful scenery of the mountains such as Wind pass, Khau Khang pass, Tai Ho Sin pass, Cao Bac pass, Ma Phuc pass, etc.

After lunch at Quang Yen town, we will continue to visit Ban Gioc Waterfall.

With 53m high, Ban Gioc Waterfall is divided into 3 floors - considered the 4th largest waterfall in the world on the borderline between the two countries. Explore Nguom Ngao Cave – one of the most beautiful caves in the North. Visit the famous Phuc Sen knife-making village with a long tradition.

Arrive at Cao Bang, check-in hotel. Enjoy dinner and have free time to explore Cao Bang City at night. Overnight in Cao Bang.

Day 4: Cao Bang - Ha Giang - Meo Vac (B/L/D)

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Today, we continue the Vietnam tour by departing to Ha Giang. Don’t miss the astonishing northeastern mountains on the way.

Have lunch en route and then continue the trip to Meo Vac. Check in at your homestay on arrival and have your leisure time around Meo Vac with authentic villages. Free walking and overnight stay in Meo Vac.

Day 5: Meo Vac - Ma Pi Leng Pass - Lung Cu - Lung Tao - Dong Van (B/L/D)

Have breakfast at homestay. The adventure Vietnam travel continues as we conquer one of Vietnam’s most famous “Four Great Peak Passes” – Ma Pi Leng Pass, with a height of 2000m above sea level with steep, winding sleeves, etc, giving you an experience Extremely interesting experience.

After 20km of the pass, you can stop to take a photo at the resting point of Ma Pi Leng pass, Nho Que River feels like a silk banding along the pass looking down from here. Then we will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon, depart for Lung Cu – the northernmost point of the country – considered the “roof of Vietnam”. Visit the Royal Palace of the King – the residence of King Chi Vuong famous for its natural scenery, delicious fruits and medicinal herbs…

Then explore further through the magnificent scenery at Lung Tao before making our way back to Dong Van. Relax overnight in Dong Van.

Day 6: Dong Van Market - Sa Phin Vuong Family Residence - Quan Ba (B/L/D)

Visiting Dong Van Market in the morning, you are exposed to the cultures of ethnic groups such as Mong Hoa, Lo Hoa, Loo, Chang … Continue to explore Sa Phin Vuong Family Residence, an old mansion that is nearly 100 years old. Get ready for a journey into the unique architecture and the culture of H’mong people.

Continue through breathtaking views of the Karst plateau Dong Van in Ha Giang. We will stop at highlighted places on the road in Quan Ba such as the famous Twin Mountain, Heaven Gate, and Yen Minh to take beautiful photos. 

Overnight at homestay in Nam Dam village of Quan Ba.

Day 7: Quan Ba - Ha Giang - Hanoi (B/L)

Have breakfast at the homestay in Quan Ba and then leave for Ha Giang town center and head back to Hanoi.

For an easier route, we will travel along the Lo River to the city along Tuyen Quang, then we will follow the peaceful countryside with countless paddy fields to Hanoi. 

Arrive at Hanoi at the end of the day. Check-in at the hotel in Hanoi and relax. 

Day 8: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Cruise (B/L/D)

08:00 – 8:30 AM: The shuttle bus/limousine will show up at your hotel in the Old Quarter for a transfer to Halong Bay. 

11:30 AM: Arrive at the Crown Legend Cruise check-in lounge. You will have time to refresh yourself after the long drive from Hanoi and wait for check-in.

12:15 PM: After embarking on the Crown Legend Cruise, you will be checked-in and enjoy refreshing welcome drinks. The Cruise Manager will then introduce the itinerary and safety briefing.

01:00 PM: Partake in a delicious buffet lunch and enjoy the stunning views as we cruise towards the southeast of Halong Bay, passing the famous Fighting Roosters and Finger Islets.

02:30 – 04:00 PM: Head to Luon Cave, a unique shaped limestone artwork in Halong Bay. Take your option either exploring the cave yourself on a kayak or comfortably on a bamboo boat rowed by the locals.

04:00 – 05:00 PM: Visit to Titov Island. Mingle yourself in the stunning views of the Bay as we sail through the calm emerald waters.

05:30 – 07:00 PM: Back on board, you can enjoy a sunset party with HAPPY HOUR – buy 2 get 1 free drinks at Crown Legend Bar or Sundeck.

06:00 PM: A cooking demonstration is open for everyone. Our chef will show you how to make Vietnamese spring rolls. Be creative and enjoy your own work! 

07:15 PM: Have dinner onboard with fantastic, expertly prepared dishes.

08:30 PM: Perfect time to relax with karaoke or enjoy drinks at Crown Legend Bar with friends and family. Besides, we provide free squid fishing tools at reception.

10:00 PM: Overnight on boat: air-conditioned cabin with private washroom.

Day 9: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian (B/Br)

06:00 AM: Warm up your day with the optional Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck. Don’t forget to hunt some sunrise pictures in Halong Bay!

07:00 – 07:30 AM: Light breakfast is served at the restaurant.

07:30 – 08:30 AM: Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the biggest caves in Halong Bay with mesmerizing stalactites formed over millions of years. 

08:30 – 09:30 AM: Back on board, then settle your bill, check-out and return to Tuan Chau Island.

09:45 – 10:45 AM: Brunch is served at the restaurant while the cruise heads back to the harbor.

10:45 – 11:00 AM: Disembark at Tuan Chau Marina, return to Hanoi.
You then transfer to Noi Bai Airport for a late afternoon flight to Danang. 

Once you arrive at Danang airport, you’ll be taken to a Hoian hotel for an overnight stay. 

Day 10: Hoian Eco Trip (B)

Morning, our driver and tour guide from Asia Links Travel will pick you up at the hotel for a transfer to Cam Thanh coconut village at 8:00 AM tentatively.

Here, you will join a basket boat ride around the coconut forest, learn how they paddle the boat and listen to the daily life of Vietnamese fishermen. During the trip, the boatman will take coconut leaves to make funny ornaments such as hats, rings, grasshoppers, etc - and give you as a gift!

Lunch on your own account. Relax and transfer back to the hotel.

Afternoon, explore Hoian Ancient Town on foot: Hoian Museum, renowned Ancient Houses and the must-see Japanese Covered Bridge. While strolling around, explore the small yet beautiful yellow shops, which tourists (even frequent visitors) find to be a place of quiet and peace. Enjoy the unique atmosphere combining elements of Vietnam, China and Japan.

Lunch & Dinner on your own account. Overnight at a hotel in Hoian.

Day 11: Hoian Free & Easy (B)

Today is at your leisure. Optional tours are available upon your request.
Meals on your own account. Overnight stay at the hotel in Hoian.

OPTIONAL TOURS:
Option 1: Bana Hill and Golden Bridge Full Day – Joined in Group Tour extra USD72/pax (lunch included)
07:30 – 08:00 AM: Our Minivan and a tour guide pick you up at your hotel lobby, enjoy a ride to Bana Hills via Cable Car.

Spend your time in the most modern Cable Car in Southeast Asia, visit Dream Stream Cable car Station and admire the breath-taking view of Danang coastal city.

After finishing the first cable car, you will visit The Golden Bridge – which has the most exotic structure and also the world’s most prominent pedestrian bridges highlighted by the British Guard newspaper, Le Jardin D’amourn (consists of 9 gardens), Linh Ung Pagoda.

Sit on the 2nd Cable Car to visit the French Village where you can enjoy Street Music, watch Art’s statue, Campanile, Nine Floor Goddess Shrine, Tombstone Temple, Watch Carnival Performance Show, Square Du Dome …Challenge the most popular adventure ride – Slide of Tube Car (free ride)…

Have lunch at a restaurant (Buffet).

Take the Lava Train from Sun Kingdom to many new attractions for check-in such as Helios waterfall, Time Gate, and The Moon Kingdom … Join in Fantasy Park by walking in Fairy Forest, discovering Dinosaur Park, playing 5D wild west, enjoying 4D death race ride, watching 3D mega 360 degrees, riding on journey into the underground, entering Jurassic Park, challenging Freefall Tower and participating in an adventure in Horror House and over 90 free games.

03:00 PM: Return to the Cable Car to leave Bana Hills.

04:45 – 05:45 PM: Our Minivan brings you back to your hotel. Day tour ends.

TOUR INCLUSION
- Transportation & English-speaking tour guide
- Cable cars, entrance fees in the Fantasy Park & outdoor activities
- Golden Bridge, Funicular, Le Jardin D’amour 
- Lunch with buffet
- A bottle of water

Option 2: Cycling Tour half day to Tra Que Village – Joined in Group Tour extra USD35/pax (lunch included)
08:00 - 08:30 AM: Our tour guide will greet you at the hotel and provide a bicycle for your trip. Cycling through the paddle fields and shrimp farm. 

Firstly, we will head to Tra Que vegetable village, you can relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside then stroll along the vegetable villages. As the highlight of this tour, you will be involved with digging, sowing, planting, and harvesting the vegetables with rudimentary tools of the farmers. You could become a farmer with these interesting hands-on activities.

Enjoy E Water as a special treat, a specialty of Tra Que vegetable village. You can feel the strong medicinal flavor from many kinds of vegetables.

Then, you will ride your bicycle leisurely passing the rice fields and villages, to come to the art of making lanterns. 

You will visit craftsmen with skillful hands, show you how to create brightly colored lanterns. With an expert guide, you can make yourself a lantern as a gift to your family. 

After the workshop, the tour guide will take you back to your hotel.

13:30 - Finish your trip at your hotel in Hoian.

TOUR INCLUSION
-Transportation by bicycle 
- English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees, lantern
- Lunch with local cuisine 
- Travel insurance & Mineral water: 500ml/pax.

Option 3: My Son Holly Land Tour (Light Lunch included) extra USD35/pax
7:30 - 8:00 AM: Our guide picks you up at your hotel and departs to My Son Sanctuary - The World Cultural Heritage. 

9:30 AM: Arrive at My Son and we'll have 2 hours to discover the site by walking through the landscape, learning histories with our local English-speaking guide, and enjoying the Champa's traditional performances.

11:45 AM: Get back to the minivan and visit a local house to learn how to make rice paper, you will enjoy your own hand-making product later on!

12:30 PM: Back to the van and have lunch at another local house. Relax with cold herbal tea, nice food, and fresh air.

01:30 PM: Take a boat trip to Hoian with the nice and cool breeze onboard, crossing beautiful river scenery on the biggest river in Central Vietnam named Thu Bon River.

01:30 PM: Back to Hoian, we will drop you off at your hotel. The Hoian tour ends!

TOUR INCLUSION
- A two ways hotel pick up and drop off (100km round trip in distance)
- The 150.000 VND entrance fees and Electric car transfer fee
- Lunch will be served with Vietnamese Traditional foods
- English-speaking guide 
- A bottle of water

Day 12: Hoian – Danang – Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels (B)

This morning, we will transfer you to Danang Airport for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City. 

Land in Ho Chi Minh, hotel check in and then drive to explore Cu Chi Tunnels. After a short introduction about the tunnels, you can delve into the remaining area and tunnel systems which show an impressive feat of engineering in the Vietnam War. Besides, you can explore many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purposes.

Afterwards, break time for relaxing or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.

Return to Ho Chi Minh City where you will stay overnight.

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Ben Tre – Ho Chi Minh (B/L)

Following breakfast at the hotel, our tour guide picks you up and head towards Ben Tre by a private car. 

The Ben Tre Mekong Delta Full Day tour will commence as we head south to Ben Tre Province. Reach the Ham Luong River (a run-off of the Mekong) and take a boat tour along its wide expanse. On the way, we will make several stops to Ben Tre’s most renowned handicraft workshops, where diligent workers fire bricks, process coconut into many different forms and weave mats with the aid of dried reeds and a huge loom. 

Have a go at weaving your own mat. The guidance of an experienced local will make sure nothing goes wrong.

Next, we will take a walk around a picturesque village before a local Xe Loi (motorized rickshaw) takes us into exotic fruit orchards. Try the local specialties of elephant-ear fish and freshly caught river shrimp. 

After that, spend the rest of the afternoon lounging on a sampan boat as we row through Ben Tre’s iconic backwaters. Make sure to bring your camera to capture overhanging water palms and coconut trees along the canals. 

You will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at about 17.30.

Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (B)

Spend this last morning of the Vietnam tour exploring Ho Chi Minh City or also called Saigon. Main historical sites include The Independence Palace, Old Saigon Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House, and the famous Ben Thanh market where you can look for some souvenirs.

Afternoon transfer to Ho Chi Minh Airport for your departure flight. Ends of tour services. Thank you for choosing our services.

What's included

Accommodations in double room with included daily breakfast
Tours and transfers as mentioned on air-conditioned vehicles
Tour and Boat trip in Halong Bay as mentioned by shuttle bus transfer
Local English-speaking guide
Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
Entrance fees
Complimentary water for activities (1 bottle per person per day)
International flight tickets
Other meals than mentioned
Other services than mentioned
Beverages other than water on activity days
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, recommendation tip for guide and driver at 3USD/person/day)
Travel insurance
Visa fees to Vietnam

Trip Notes

Time travel: Possible to travel all year around however July to Sept will be rainy season. 

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day, room supplement charge will be added for request of early/late check in/out.

Airfares (if any) may change without notice prior to e-ticket issuance.

Price for infants and children will be quoted as follow:

  • Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) 
  • Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied
  • Children from 12 years: 100% of the regular fare will be applied

During Peak Season and special occasions, surcharges may be added to the price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you will stay overnight.
  • Vietnam Lunar New Year: 24 January – 27 January: Extra fee will be applied during holiday.

Visa requirements:

For Vietnam: You must have a valid passport and a visa (or pre-approval letter for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Our consultant will be happy to advise you on visa requirements.

Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay, and you must have at least one blank page for each visa stamp.

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