Discover The World Cultural & Natural Heritages In Vietnam - HOME OF KONG(11 days/ 10 nights)
Region: Trans-Vietnam
Itinerary: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – Ninh Binh – Thanh Hoa – Pu Luong Nature Reserve – Sai Gon – Discover The World Cultural & Natural Heritages In Vietnam - HOME OF KONG
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Update: 07/10/2018
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Introduction about Thanh Hoa :

Thanh Hoa is a large province, 160 kilometers away from Hanoi. It is bordered with Democaratic People’s Republic of Laos to the west, Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh, Son La to the north, Nghe An to the south, the Gulf of Tonkin to the east. Thanh Hoa is 11.142.83 square kilometers in area, with a population of 3.514.508. Thanh Hoa has a special geography, wide and long beach, imposing mountain. Therefore, at the dawn of Vietnamese nation’s history, Thanh Hoa was inhabited especially the well-known Dong Son culture. Thanh Hoa was also the favorable position, the homeland of the most prolific and famous Vietnamese savant in the Middle Ages : “Three Kings and Two Lords” of Vietnam, and the founder of many Vietnamese dynasties which closely connected with the existence, prosperity and perish of our nation and people. To explore Thanh Hoa’s land and people, tourists will be very astonished by the beauty and marvels of “A Small Vietnam” where is preserving a treasure of famous historic, cultural relics, tourist attraction, festivals, handicraft villages, specialties. Thanh Hoa, with rich tourist potential, hospitable and friendly people will be fantastic destination for inland or abroad investors and tourists.

Day 1 : Ha Noi Arrival

Arrive in Hanoi. Free & Easy. 

Day 2 : Ha Noi City Tour – the capital of Vietnam (B, L)

Take a walking tour to Hoan Kiem Lake (Restored Sword Lake) with Ngoc Son Temple where are very near your hotel. Then, visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, which is on the shore of West Lake and Flower Valley with many kinds of flowers. Lunch. Free & easy for shopping. Overnight in Hanoi. 

Day 3 : Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay – New World Natural Wonder (B, L, D)

7.45 – 8.15: Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi. After that we leave Hanoi for a 3.5 hour to reach Halong Bay.

12.00 – 12.30: At Tuan Chau International Marina, a tender boat will take you to Halong Phoenix Cruise. A refreshing welcome drink is served and you can check into your cabin.

13.00: A delicious set menu lunch is served in the restaurant while you can enjoy the amazing scenery. Cruise amongst the hundreds of islands. You will pass by Duck and Thumb islets to go to Bright cave area – (the border between Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay)

15.30: After 2.5 hours cruising, our boat will stop in Bright’s cave area for kayaking (A bamboo boat will be arranged for the elderly or people who cannot kayak) to visit the small cave and beautiful lagoons. Kayaking provides the opportunity to explore the beautiful lagoons and get closer to the island.

17.00: As the sun set over the bay, we head back to our cruise and relax. Coffee, tea and fruits will be available on the sundeck or you can order your favorite drink while our boat cruises to the night’s anchorage area.

19.00: Dinner will be served with local seafood. After dinner you may choose to enjoy  drinks from the bar or top deck or experience squid fishing before retiring. Overnight on Halong Bay.

Day 4 :  Ha Long Bay – Ha Noi – Ninh Binh - Movie Set of Kong : Skull Island (B, L, D)

7.00 – 7.45: Enjoy the morning view of the beautiful landscape with a cup of coffee or tea. Have breakfast in the fresh air .

8.00 – 9.00: You will visit the impressive Cave of Halong Bay – Surprising Cave (Sửng Sốt) with our tour guide, a truly awesome and amazing cave to experience.

10.00: Check out of your cabin, cruising back to the harbor. Experience more views of Halong Bay such as Fighting Cocks Island (Symbol of Halong Bay), Incense Burner and Stone Dogs Islands.

10.30: A cooking demonstration onboard shows you how to make authentic Vietnamese Spring rolls. You will learn about the recipes and techniques that create this popular dish of Vietnamese people.

11.00: Lunch is served on board during cruising towards the harbor.

11.45: Travel by tender boat back to Tuan Chau International Marina where you then board the bus for your return journey to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi. Continue to Ninh Binh. Overnight in Ninh Binh.

Day 5 :  Ninh Binh – Thanh Hoa – Homeland of 3 Kings & 2 Lords of Vietnam (B, L)

Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, Trang An Landscape Complex – the world cultural and natural heritage – the first world complex heritage in Vietnam and South East Asia, Movie set of Kong: Skull Island - Aboriginal Village. Continue to Thanh Hoa – the homeland of 3 Kings & 2 Lords of Viertnam. Visit Visit Ancient Temples of Lam Kinh, built in 15th century. The site consists of the tomb of King Le Thai To ( the first King of Later Le Dynasty) and Vinh Lang Stele composed by a famous Mandarin Nguyen Trai which says briefly the life of the emperor. There are tombs of other Le Emperors and the royal family members. All the tomb have typically architectural features of Le Dynasty, especially Lam Kinh Main Palace where Royal Families of Le Dynasty used to live. Overnight in Thanh Hoa.

Day 6 : Thanh Hoa – Pu Luong Retreat Resort (B, L, D)

Visit Hoang Long Antique Museum where you can see the biggest bronze drum of Vietnam. Visit Statue of Le Loi (Le Thai To, the first King of Later Le Dynasty), Royal Temple of Le Dynasty, built in 1805. It is a worship place of 27 Le Emperors, Queen Mothers and other Aristocrats of Later Le Dynasty. Continue to visit Dai Bi Pagoda, under the foot of Ky Lan Mountain, where worship King Le Than Tong with his 6 wives with 6 nationalities : Vietnam - Thailand – Ethnic Muong – Chinese - Laos – Holland, especially his Holland wife, her name is Orona (a woman is half Holland and half Korean). Continue to Pu Luong Retreat Resort within Puluong Nature Reserve. Check in, relax and enjoy wonderful scenery & pure air. Overnight in Puluong

Day 7 : Puluong Nature Reserve (B, L, D)

Trekking in Puluong Nature Reserve, visit Valley, Waterfall, Stream, Bamboo Water Machine, Thai Village. Back to Puluong Retreat Resort to swim in a beautiful swimming pool on mountain. Overnight in Puluong.

Day 8 : Puluong – Saigon (B, L)

Check out. Go straight to Tho Xuan Airport to fly to Saigon. Arrive in Sai Gon you will be met by your guide and driver and transferred to the hotel for check in. You get local Saigon Massage and a chance to relax with light music, candles, aroma sticks lighten up atmosphere.

 

 

 

 

 

Day 9 :  Cu Chi Tunnel - City Tour (B, L)

Visit Cu Chi Tunnel - an extraordinary underground of Vietnam Army during the fight against US Troop with the length of 200 km. Back to HCMC. Lunch.  City tour:  Ao dai Museum, Chinese Lady Pagoda, Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, City Hall, City Theatre, Ben Thanh Market, Mariaman Hindu Temple (Indian Temple – Tamil Temple). 

Day 10 : Saigon – Free & Easy (B)

Free & Easy for shopping in Saigon.

Day 11 : Saigon – Departure Home Flight (B)  

Free and easy until transfer to airport for departure home flight. End tour. 

PRICE / PAX :

Description

15 pax up

10-14 pax

6-9 pax

3-5 pax

2 pax

1 pax

4-star Hotels  & Resorts, 3-star Junk in Halong Bay

1.019 USD

1.099 USD

1.089 USD

1.379 USD

1.399 USD

1.999 USD

Extra charge for Spanish-speaking guide

30 USD/day 

Note :

If you would like to stay in 5-star Junk on Halong Bay, plus 100 USD/pax

 

Above rates are in USD applicable to adults and children of 11 years old up and based on twin room share ; Rate for children:  under 5 years old:30%, from 5 to under 11 years old: 75%.

Price inclusion:

  • Private A/C transportation
  • Return tickets for Mercedes Sprinter 16-seats car : Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi
  • One way ticket for Mercedes Sprinter 16-seats car : Hanoi – Ninhbinh
  • One way air ticket for domestic flight : Thanhhoa – Saigon
  • 10 nights stay at 4 star hotels and resorts, 3-star Junk 
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Boat cruise fee and entrance tickets to tourist sites indicated in the program
  • Local Saigon Massage
  • Kayaking on Halong Bay
  • Partying on sundeck of Halong Phoenix Cruise
  • Squid fishing on Halong Bay
  • Cooking class on Halong Bay : Vietnamese food
  • English-speaking tour guide for the whole trip
  • 1 bottle of drinking water & 1 wet towel/day
  • Approval letter of Vietnam Visa upon arrival

Price exclusion:

  • Expenses not listed above
  • Tips for drivers and tour guide
  • International air tickets
  • Beverages
  • Travel insurance

Terms & Conditions

  • Deposit of 50% is required upon tour booking confirmation
  • Balance should be settled by cash upon arrival

Cancellation

Change departure date 20%, cancel before 30 days free, from 10-15 days 50%, from 7-9 days 70%, from 3-6 days 80%, after 24 hours 100%, without prior notice 100%.

The above price can be changed upon market situation

Above price is not applicable for peak periods: January 30 – February 10th , 2018 ;  April 30 – May 4th , 2018 ;  Sep 1st – 5th, 2018 ; Dec 22th, 2018 – February 02nd, 2019 and local festivals if any.

Contact to
Company: CHAO VIETNAM TOURIST
Address: 449 Tran Phu Street, 2nd Floor, District 5, HCMC, Vietnam
Tel: (84 28) 38.38.90.69/79/89 Cell phone : + 84.948.49.52.75
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