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Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks
Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks
Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks
Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks
Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks
Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks
Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks
Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks

Vietnam Itinerary 2 Weeks

14 days
350+ booked
Start Hanoi
Destination +9 Destinations
End Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Overview

Ready for the ultimate adventure in Vietnam? With Asia Links Travel's exclusive 2-week Vietnam tour package, you'll dive deep into the heart and soul of this captivating country.

From Hanoi's bustling streets to Hoian's tranquil countryside, every moment is an opportunity to discover something new and unforgettable. Picture yourself wandering through ancient temples, cruising on emerald waters, and savoring the flavors of authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

With 2 weeks at your disposal, you'll have ample time to explore hidden gems, connect with locals, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're seeking cultural immersion, breathtaking landscapes, or simply a chance to escape the ordinary, this tour has it all.

Don't just visit Vietnam – experience its beauty and diversity! 
 

Tour Highlights

●    Explore the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature & bustling Old Quarter by taking a cyclo ride for a unique shopping experience.
●    Cruise through Tam Coc, a UNESCO site nicknamed "Halong Bay on land" & visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu.
●    Hike through rice terraces & explore ethnic minority villages in Sapa and Ha Giang.
●    Kayak in emerald waters, explore hidden caves & witness stunning sunsets aboard a luxurious junk boat.
●    Take a boat along the Mekong River, visit local handicraft workshops & explore lush orchards on a traditional Xe Loi ride.
●    Explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, Notre Dame Cathedral & bustling Ben Thanh Market.

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-)

Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam! Upon your morning arrival, our friendly driver will be waiting to whisk you away to the heart of the city. Checking into your hotel then take some time to relax.

Please note that the standard check-in time is 2:00 PM and early check-in is subject to availability and not included.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Mua Cave - Hanoi (B)

After a delicious breakfast, get ready for an enriching Ninh Binh tour! During the journey, you'll have a short break to relax. 
Our first stop will be Hoa Lu ancient capital. Here, you can learn about Vietnamese history during the feudal system under Dinh, Le, and Ly dynasties. Don't miss the Dinh-Le Temple while you're here! 
Next, we'll take a 1.5-hour bamboo boat ride to Tam Coc known as "Halong Bay on land" by the Vietnamese people, where you'll be amazed by the stunning natural beauty of the paddy fields, river, water, cloud, sky, and cave system. 
Afterward, we'll cycle to Bich Dong Pagoda and then head back to the van to leave for Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). This is where you'll walk up almost 500 steps to reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain. From here, you can enjoy an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc. 
4:30 PM: Return to Hanoi.  
6:30 PM: Reach your hotel in Hanoi.

Day 3: Hanoi Sightseeing – Overnight Train to Lao Cai (B)

8:30 AM: We will pick you up from your hotel to start the Hanoi City Tour. 

In the morning, we will visit 3 main attractions. The Tran Quoc Pagoda is located on the eastern islet of West Lake and is considered to be the oldest pagoda in Thang Long - Hanoi with a history of 1500 years.

Next, we will visit the Complex of President Ho Chi Minh, which includes Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and Stilt house. During this tour, you will get to learn about the humble life of Uncle Ho. Later, we will visit One Pillar Pagoda to witness one of the 4 symbols of Hanoi.

Note: If you depart on Monday & Friday, the Mausoleum Management Board will carry out maintenance of the mausoleum. Therefore, you will only be able to visit the outside of Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, stilt house & One Pillar Pagoda.

The last place to visit in the morning is the Temple of Literature, which was the first university in Vietnam. The Khue Van Pavilion, Literature Lake and Stele House are valuable objects that you cannot ignore. 

In the afternoon, we will visit Thang Long Imperial Citadel, which is a complex of relics associated with the history of Thang Long - Dong Kinh and Hanoi city. This massive architectural work was built by kings in many historical periods, one of the most important monuments in the system of Vietnamese monuments. 

Note: Thang Long Imperial Citadel will be closed every Monday. If you depart on Monday, the attractions of Thang Long Imperial Citadel will be compensated with tickets to visit Ngoc Son Temple.

After that, we will visit Hoa Lo Prison, which is a former prison located in Hanoi Vietnam, also called Central House or ironically Hanoi Hilton. It was constructed during the time when Indochina was part of the French Empire then partially destroyed in 1990 but has been renovated & serves as a museum.

Lastly, we will visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake), the center of Hanoi with Turtle tower, Ngoc Son Temple. You will also discover Vietnamese traditional & French colonial architecture through buildings surrounding the lake.

5:00 PM: Your Hanoi tour package will end, and you can rent a cyclo around the Old Quarter and Sword Lake or buy a ticket for the Water Puppet Show on your own (The performance schedule may change depending on the specific period). 

Dinner is on your own, and you can enjoy your time in Hanoi before you are transferred to the railway station for a night train to Lao Cai in a shared 4-berth cabin. 

Overnight on train.

Day 4: Lao Cai – Local Market – Sapa – Local Village (B)

After arriving at Lao Cai station, you will be picked up and taken on a transfer up the Hoang Lien Son mountains, where you'll have the chance to witness an array of natural spectacles and experience the rich ethnic culture. Along the way, you can enjoy the charming landscape of breathtaking valleys and vast rice paddies.

Following that, we'll take a leisurely walk to the local market where you can observe people from various ethnic groups wearing colorful traditional costumes, and selling local produce such as vegetables, medicinal herbs, and beautiful brocade. Don't miss out on the opportunity to purchase some lovely gifts back home! 

Return to the hotel to spend the rest of your day at your leisure. 

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

Here is a schedule of Lao Cai markets:
Monday – Phiet Village Market
Tuesday – Coc Ly Market
Wednesday – Cao Son Market
Thursday – Lung Khau Nhin Market
Friday – Chau Market
Saturday – Can Cau Market
Sunday – Bac Ha Market

Day 5: Sapa Trekking – Bus to Hanoi (B/L)

After breakfast, join us on a Sapa tour to explore the scenic beauty of Muong Hoa Valley. Our drive will take us through the breathtaking mountain range and the stunning valley of Northern Vietnam. 

After driving for about 7 km on the main road, we'll arrive at Lao Chai village, where we'll cross a small trail through the rice paddies. Here, you can learn about the local way of life, their culture and traditions. Our next stop is Ta Van village, home to the Giay ethnic group. We'll visit some local families experience their way of life, and learn about the differences between the hill tribes. Enjoy a lunch at the local restaurant.

In the afternoon, we'll return to Sapa through the main road, and after some time to freshen up, we'll take a bus back to Hanoi. 

Arrive in Hanoi in the evening. 

Dinner on your own. Overnight stay in Hanoi. 

Day 6: Hanoi – Overnight Cruise in Halong Bay (B/L/D)

Start your day with a breakfast at the hotel.

7:45 AM - 8:15 AM: Your guide will swing by the hotel to pick you up, and off you go on a scenic drive through the countryside to Tuan Chau Marina.

11:30 AM - 12:00 AM: Arriving Tuan Chau Marina. It's time to hop aboard the Halong Bay cruise tour and meet the cool captain and crew. Grab a welcome drink, settle into your cabin, and kick back as we set sail. Lunch is served as we cruise through the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay.

In the afternoon, get ready to explore the Surprising Cave – it's stunning with all rock formations. Then, we'll head to Titop Island for some swimming and epic Halong Bay views from the top.

Back on the boat, time to party at the Sunset Party on the sundeck. 

Evening Relaxing: Dinner is served.

Chill out with your fellow travelers, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around.

Overnight on board.

Note: A shuttle bus with an English-speaking guide is available to take you to Halong Bay. If you need more information on private transfer options for this trip, please contact our sales consultant (additional charges apply). Please note that the cruise program may vary between each cruise in Halong Bay.
 

Day 7: Halong Bay – Hanoi - Fly to Hue (B/Br)

06:30 AM – 06:45 AM: Get an early start to the day with breakfast on board as the boat cruises to the Natural Preservation Zone.

Take the opportunity to go kayaking and explore the area, or visit a floating house to learn about the daily life of local fishermen.

Afterward, return to the cruise to refresh and relax before checking out. Cruise continues to explore the bay, passing by Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more, while you enjoy a light brunch.

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Disembark at the harbor, Tuan Chau Marina and back to Hanoi. 

From there, a private car (without guide) awaits to transfer you to Hanoi Airport for your flight to Hue. 

Upon arrival in Hue, our driver will pick you up and take you to your hotel for check-in and relaxation.

Dinner on your own account.

Note: Cruise program may vary between cruises in Halong Bay.
 

Day 8: Hue Sightseeing - Crafting Non La (B)

Get ready for a delightful morning on your Hue tour package as we hop on a boat trip along the enchanting Perfume River. Our first stop? The iconic Thien Mu Pagoda, also known as the Celestial Lady Pagoda, has been standing tall since 1601 – a true symbol of Hue City.

Next, visit the majestic Minh Mang Mausoleum, a stunning royal tomb that's a must-see in Hue. Then, it's time to explore the magnificent Hue Imperial City, the last royal capital of Vietnam.

But wait, there's more! In the afternoon, we'll swing by an artisan’s house right in the heart of the city. Here, our lovely host will teach us how to make those famous conical hats that Hue is known for. 

Overnight at a hotel in Hue.

Day 9: Hue – Hoian Sightseeing (B)

Start a scenic morning drive from Hue to Hoian along the Mandarin road. You'll pass stunning beaches and lush tropical forests, with plenty of photo stops along the way.

In Hoian, explore the Hoian ancient town, a former trading port bustling from the 15th to 19th centuries. Check out landmarks like the Japanese Covered Bridge, stroll through Chinese Street, and visit historic sites like Phung Hung Old House, Hoian Market, and ancient port & the old house of Tan Ky.

Lunch & Dinner on your own account. 
 

Day 10: Hoian - Tra Que Farming – Eco Water Coconut Village (B/L)

Get set for a fun-filled morning adventure! After breakfast, your tour guide will meet you in the hotel lobby, and we'll kick things off with a leisurely bike ride to Hoian’s vibrant central market. Here, you'll mingle with local sellers, learn about fresh ingredients, and maybe snap a few pics for the memories.

Next stop: Tra Que Vegetable Village for a cooking class! But first, we'll take a breather with a welcome drink. Then, we'll stroll through the lush vegetable gardens, where farmers still use traditional methods passed down for centuries.

Feeling relaxed? Get ready for a foot herbal massage before we dive into cooking lunch. With the chef's guidance, we'll whip up some authentic Vietnamese dishes. Once the meal's ready, dig in and enjoy your culinary creations!

In the afternoon, we'll head to Cam Thanh Coconut Village for more Vietnam adventures. Hop aboard a basket boat and cruise through the coconut forest, where you'll learn about local fishermen's lives and even join in a friendly boat race! Plus, get hands-on with traditional net fishing and hear fascinating stories from the locals.

Dinner on your own account. Overnight at hotel in Hoian.

Day 11: Hoian – Danang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh (B)

Enjoy a leisurely morning exploring the ancient town at your own pace. Take your time wandering the charming streets, picking up some souvenirs back home.

In the afternoon, you'll head to Danang airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Once you land, our driver will be waiting to whisk you away to your hotel for check-in. 

Meals on your own account. Spend the night stay at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh. 

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

After breakfast, your guide and driver pick you up at your hotel to kick off our adventure to Cu Chi, about an hour and a half away by bus.

When we arrive, we'll start with a brief introduction and a video about the tunnels, giving you a glimpse into the ingenious methods used during wartime. Then, it's time to delve into the tunnels themselves! Explore the maze-like network, including living areas, kitchens, and even hidden trapdoors – it's history you can literally touch.

Break time for relax or time for those who want to try your hand at firing a real gun! 

Then, head back to Ho Chi Minh City, where we'll dive into exploring its rich history and culture. Main historical sites include The Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House, Old Saigon Post Office, famous Ben Thanh market where you can look at something for souvenirs.

Spend a comfortable night at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Lunch & Dinner on your own account. 

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

After breakfast, you are picked up by a private car for an exciting adventure in Ben Tre Province. Get ready for a exploration in Ben Tre Mekong Delta Full Day tour!

First up, we'll cruise along the Ham Luong River, soaking in the serene scenery. Keep your eyes peeled for some of Ben Tre's famous handicraft workshops, where you can watch workers fire bricks and even try your hand at weave mats.

Next, we'll wander through a charming village nestled amidst lush tropical surroundings. Hop on a Xe Loi (motorized rickshaw) for a jaunt into the jungle, where you can discover exotic fruit orchards along the riverbank. Don't miss the chance to savor local delicacies like elephant-ear fish and river shrimp!

Cap off the afternoon with a leisurely ride on a sampan boat through Ben Tre backwaters. With towering water palms and coconut trees, it's a picture-perfect paradise you won't want to miss capturing on camera.

Back to Ho Chi Minh City for an overnight stay. 

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

You have some leisure time before we proceed with your transfer to Ho Chi Minh Airport for your departure flight. Ends of tour services. Appreciate your choice of Asia Links Travel for your Vietnam tour package! 

What's included

Accommodation in a double room with daily breakfast.
Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle.
Tour and Boat trip in Halong Bay as mentioned by shuttle bus transfer.
Local English-speaking guide.
Meals were mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
Entrance fees.
Water for activities (1 bottle per person per day)
International & domestic flight tickets.
Other meals than mentioned.
Other services than mentioned.
Drinks, other than water on activity days.
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, recommendation tip for guide and driver at 3-5USD/person/day)
Travel insurance.
Visa fees for Vietnam.

Trip Notes

Time travel: Possible to travel all year around. March to June and September to October are best time in Sapa when the weather is warmer and days are mainly sunny.

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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