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Colour Vietnam Tour – 19 days – From $910

Colour Vietnam Tour has something for everyone through Vietnam Tours. Discover the 1000 year old capital city of Hanoi then travel to the serenity of Halong Bay where we spend the night aboard a traditional wooden ‘junk’ boat floating among its 3000 limestone islets and emerald waters. Continue discovering Vietnam colorful ethnic minority tribes and the spectacular scenery of the north in Sapa. Travel to the Central, in elegant Hue we explore ancient imperial pagodas before relaxing in the world heritage coastal town of Hoian. Venturing further south, we discover the markets and mayhem of Ho Chi Minh City before completing our adventure visiting the stilted houses of the Mekong Delta.

19 Days/18 Nights: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Sapa – Hue – Hoi An – Nha Trang – Saigon – Mekong Delta

  

Tour Name: Colour Vietnam Tour 19 days
Type of tour: Private
Tour Duration: 19 Days
Starting: Hanoi capital city, Vietnam
Finishing: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city), Vietnam
Tour Grading: Moderate walking
Destinations: Hanoi – Halong – Sapa – Hue – Hoian – Nha Trang – Saigon – Mekong delta
Flexibility: Colour Vietnam Tour can be amended longer or shorter, more or less activities accordingly to meet your expectation. This trip can also be organized to begin in Ho Chi Minh city and finish in Hanoi

Colour Vietnam Tour in brief

Day 1: Hanoi arrival (-/-/D)

Day 2: Hanoi City tour – Night train to Lao Cai (B/L/-)

Day 3: Sapa – Cat Cat Village (BL/-)

Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Train back to Hanoi (B/L/-)

Day 5: Hanoi – Halong (B/L/D)

Day 6: Halong – Hanoi (B/L/-)

Day 7: Hanoi – Flight to Hue (B/-/-)

Day 8: Hue City tour (B/L/-)

Day 9: Hue – Hoian (B/L/-)

Day 10: Hoian City tour (B/L/-)

Day 11: Hoian on beach (B/-/-)

Day 12: Hoian – Danang – Flight to Nha Trang (B/-/-)

Day 13: Nha Trang boat trip (B/L/-)

Day 14: Nha Trang on beach (B/-/-)

Day 15: Nha Trang – Flight to Saigon (B/-/-)

Day 16: Saigon – Cu Chi – City tour (B/L/-)

Day 17: Saigon – My Tho – Can Tho (B/L/-)

Day 18: Can Tho – Saigon (B/L/-)

Day 19: Saigon Departure (B/-/-)

Vietnam Great Tours™ Bespoke Style Suits Everyone

Flexibility: Colour Vietnam Tour can be modified to suit your interests, budget as well as your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used & how long you spend in each destination.

Tailor-Made Journey: Colour Vietnam Tour trip can be tailor made to create a unique holiday for your individual requirements by travel experts with intimate knowledge of the destination. It is a more individual trip that will suit those who enjoy immersing themselves in new cultures and environments, with the flexibility to plan a trip at your own pace. Quality and value are the hallmark of the trips, with most services being provided on a private basis.

Commitment to Excellence: We enjoys excellent relationships with all of the highly regarded hotels and finest properties in our destinations as well as with service suppliers so that we are able to negotiate the most attractive prices for our clients, which enables us to provide exclusive holidays and affordable special offers. We create one-of-a-kind vacations for groups and individuals. We love our destinations and do our best to make sure that our customers feel the same way. Our job is to make sure that everyone gets the right balance of comfort and excitement to enjoy the experience of a lifetime.

Colour Vietnam Tour in details

Day 1: Hanoi arrival (-/-/D)
Vietnam Great Tours guide and driver will welcome you with the VIETNAM GREAT TOUR LOGO & your name on signboard at the airport and drive you to the hotel, it takes about 30 min to get to the hotel.

Colour Vietnam Tour start specialty by Welcome dinner in a fine restaurant hosted by Vietnam Great Tours.

A Water Puppet Performance will be the evening highlight. This is the unique form of Vietnamese art come from wet rice civilization of South East Asia.

Included: Dinner, Airport transfer, Tour guide, Hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi City tour – Night train to Lao Cai (B/L/-)
Breakfast is at the hotel, today Colour Vietnam Tour introduce with you the beauty of Hanoi through cultural sites and culinary.
08:30 Am: Our guide and driver pick you up at the hotel lobby for a full day exploring Hanoi. The first destination is the most highlights of Hanoi, which is Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, His House-on-Stilts, One Pillar pagoda…

Then enjoy an hour Cyclo trip around Hoan Kiem lake and the Old Quarter which is known as the 36 streets and guilds with ancient buildings and narrow streets. From these streets, thousands of traditional things have been sold for hundreds years. Every street was named according to the specific thing the businesses living there sell, for example Silver Street, Rice Street, Shoes street, etc.

We continue our tour by visiting the Temple of Literature – a temple to Confucius, this is well-known as Vietnam’s first University built in the tenth century.

Lunch today is a special local dish called Pho bo Hanoi or Hanoi Noodle soup with beef at the most famous Pho eatery and another dish is Bun Cha Hanoi in English is Noodle with grilled pork. This delicious dish is served with Hanoi flavorful spring roll.

After lunch time you enjoy a drive out to the outskirt of Hanoi to visit Museum of Ethnology where you can not only study about the history of Vietnam’s ethnic groups but also South East Asia’s. It is well-known as one of the ten most interesting museums in Asia voted by viewers of Tripadvisor.com.

Next, we will head back to Hanoi’s centre to visit Ngoc Son Temple situated in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake. If time permit, you will go sightseeing through the old quarter to explore the old city on foot with numerous shops and photo opportunities.

In the evening, you will be on an overnight train trip heading to Sapa

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Train ticket, Overnight train  

Day 3: Sapa – Cat Cat Village (B/L/-)
In the early morning, when you arrive at Lao Cai Railway station, our awaiting guide and driver will meet you right at the exit of the station. Then, enjoy an hour drive up hill to Sapa town.

Check in hotel, freshen up and have breakfast at the nearby local restaurant, (Check in time is 1.00 Pm, free early check in is subjected to availability). After that, walk leisurely around Sapa town, experience Sapa market and chat with H’Mong, Dao vendors who are all able to speak fluently English.  You can find colorful tribal dress, purses, aluminum bracelets, silver necklaces, horn comb at all sorts from stalls on the second floor of the market. Downstairs floor of the market is loaded with all kinds of green vegetables, fruits, foods cultivated in Sapa.

After lunch, ramble down hill to the nearby Cat Cat village of the Black H’Mong people. Have a brief tour inside an H’Mong hospitable family’s house and get to know more about their way of life, customs and habits.

Return to Sapa centre, and enjoy your time at leisure. Dinner tonight is on your own.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Sapa

Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van village – Train back to Hanoi (B/L/-)
Enjoy your time at leisure and late breakfast at hotel. This day, Colour Vietnam Tour brings you to attractive lifestyle of minority people in Vietnam.
9.00 Am: To depart for the 4 hour trekking journey you will be met by our tour expert and driver at hotel lobby. Our driver will stop en route for Kodak moments on the way traveling downhill to Muong Hoa valley. Your trekking will start on a pretty rocky road, this is the time you need to wear a good pair of walking shoes. We then pass through Lao Chai village, populated by Black Hmong inhabitants. Afterward continue to Ta Van village of Giay ethnic minority people. Beautifully decorated terrace fields promise you stunning photos. Besides, you will also pay a brief visit in local people’s houses and schools on the way. Cold soft drinks can be easily found along the way of your trek. Finally, you will be driven back to the town by mini van. You then trek back to main road and the awaiting car will take you back to Sapa and transfer to Lao Cai for night train back to Hanoi

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Train ticket, Overnight train

Day 5: Hanoi – Ha Long (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we start Vietnam Experience Tour today by transfer to Halong Bay – designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site since 1994. Traveling through the scenic fertile Red River Delta countryside, we get to Ha Long Bay by noon. The natural world heritage site Ha Long Bay is truly one of the most impressive scenery that should not be missed if someone ever comes to the north.

Upon arrival at Ha Long, we embark on cruise for an exploration of the legendary Ha Long Bay. This exciting hours cruise passing by the evocatively shaped islets will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands and islets rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. Enjoy a Sea food lunch while you cruising through the bay.

Arrival in Van Gia floating fishing village, take rowing boat through the village or kayaking to visiting around the floating fishing village. Visiting Ha Long Pearl Farm Village, and Swimming in the bay.

Back the cruise and relax, free fresh fruits are served. You’ll join cooking class guided directly by Chef of the Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.

After time for dinner enjoying special BBQ seafood on the cruise, you will be free for evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the Majestic Cruise.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tour guide on boat, Bus from Hanoi to Ha Long, Entrance fees, Cruise in Halong

Day 6: Ha Long – Hanoi (B/L/-)
Wake up in the morning to the calming sound of the waves crashing on the nearby islands, enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning and relax. Sitting on the upper deck, you can enjoy the breath – taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay. The quiet is almost eerie; in summer you can hear birds singing, even that cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air and gentle breeze.

Arrive Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave.

Our boat start cruising back and brunch buffet will be served on the way. Check out and arrive at the harbor by 11:30. You get back on our car and go back to Hanoi.

Included: Brunch, Tour guide on boat, Bus from Ha Long to Hanoi, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hanoi

Day 7: Hanoi – Flight to Hue (B/-/-)
You are free at leisure until transfer to the airport for the flight to Hue.

Hue is an ancient romantic land and famous for its magnificent architecture of the citadel, palaces, pagodas and royal tombs built under the 13 emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty in a poetic background of greenery on the banks of the Perfume River. Hue was recognized as the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1993. Hue has been representing the cultural and spiritual centre of Vietnam for a long period of time.

Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel in Hue. The rest of the day is free time at leisure.

Included: Breakfast, Private car, Hotel in Hue

Day 8: Hue City tour (B/L/-)
Have breakfast at the hotel. Vietnam Classic Tour today introduce highlight of Hue by city tour.

Embark on a traditional boat to cruise along the Perfume River, visit tranquil Thien Mu Pagoda an operating Buddhist monastery and the cultural symbol of Hue. Continue the cruise to explore the tombs of Hue’s former emperors, including the serene pavilions of Tu Duc.

Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

In the afternoon, continue to discover Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 including Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Forbidden Purple City. Visit a local family house where they make traditional Conical hats, and incenses. We return to the hotel in the late afternoon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hue

Day 9: Hue – Hoi An (B/L/-)
Breakfast is at the hotel. Today, Colour Vietnam tour guide will show you the way to enjoy the beautiful road from Hoian to Hue over Danang.

Depart via car or minubus for Danang, approximately a two and a half -hour drive. Then take a short break at Lang Co.

Your lunch today will be served at a famous eatery in Danang

Afternoon, accompanied by a Vietnamese history scholar, you will explore the Cham Museum in Danang. Then heading to a famous marble mountain village where you can visit a marble stone carving workshop. Afterward, enjoy an one-hour drive by motor coach to Hoi An.

Check into your hotel and take a rest.

Later afternoon gather and take a drive into the Old Quarter of Hoian, visit a traditional handicraft workshop and if you wish to have your wardrobe made up, here is the chance. Hoi An is a famous place for tailor, great quality with good price.

Enjoy an independent dinner and head back to hotel.

Included: Breakfast, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hoian

Day 10: Hoi An City tour (B/L/-)
Today, tour guide will introduce a half day discovering Hoi An town. Hoi An was a prosperous international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab merchants from the 16th to 18th centuries. These businessmen came primarily to trade in the high grade silk, which is still produced in the area, as well as ceramics. Today, Hoi An is a quaint riverside town, famous for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops, and numerous cafes.Many buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century. Enjoy a half-day tour on foot through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter and then visit Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tan Ky ancestral house and the Japanese covered Bridge.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hoi An

Day 11: Hoi An on beach (B/-/-)
Today you are free at leisure to explore Hoi An by yourself or relax on beach.

Included: Breakfast, Hotel in Hoian

Day 12: Hoi An – Danang – Flight to Nha Trang (B/-/-)
Transfer to Danang for the flight to Nha Trang. Upon arrival, get pick up and drive to hotel in Nha Trang. Overnight at hotel

Included: Breakfast, airport transfer, Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 13: Nha Trang boat trip (B/L/-) Join group tour
Today, you will spend a full day to experience the coast of Nha Trang. After breakfast, transfer to Cau Da wharf to take a boat trip exploring Nha Trang bay. Our first stop is Hon Mun Island where you have the chance for swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters. From here, continue to Hon Mot Island to visit the fishing village of Lang Chai or enjoy water sports. We will have lunch then explore at Tri Nguyen aquarium before boarding the boat back to Nha Trang harbor. Returns to your hotel by 4 PM. Rest of the day you are free to discover the city by yourself or visit Dam Market for shopping.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Bus, Entrance fees, Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 14: Nha Trang on beach (B/-/-)
Today you are free at leisure to explore Nha Trang by yourself or relax on beach.

Included: Breakfast, Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 15: Nha Trang – Flight to Saigon (B/-/-)
Today you are free until transferring to Nha Trang airport for the flight to Saigon. Upon arrival, get pick up and drive to hotel in HCMC.

Included: Breakfast, airport transfer, Hotel in Saigon

Day 16: Saigon – Cu Chi – City tour (B/L/-)
Today, Colour Vietnam Tour introduce half day city tour and Cu Chi tunnels.

In the morning, depart from Saigon and drive through peaceful countryside to get Cu Chi tunnel. We then spend the next hours discovering the fascinating underground tunnels where the Viet Cong stayed and mount surprise attacks. Our guide will introduce you various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by B52 bombers. Cu Chi was really a former battlefield. Afterwards, we head back to Ho Chi Minh city.

You are scheduled today a special lunch for your taste of Saigon cuisines at a famous local restaurant in Saigon.

After lunch, take a half day city tour of Saigon highlights. This half day tour features the Notre Dame Cathedral church built between 1877 and 1883 and it is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture.Another example of French colonial architecture and also the country’s largest post office is the nearby Old Saigon Post Office. We then move on to visit the Reunification Palace – one of the most important buildings in the city. Here on April 30th 1975 the ‘American War’ officially ended when tank number 843 of the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the gates of what was, at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. After that, we continue our trip at War Remnants Museum  which is formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, a poignant display of the uselessness of war.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Saigon

Day 17: Saigon – My Tho – Can Tho (B/L/-)
After breakfast, set out on an excursion to My Tho, a charming city in the Mekong Delta close to Saigon. A two hour drive brings you through urbanized areas until you reach the river tributaries of the Mekong Delta. On arrival in My Tho, board a boat and travel to one of the islands located in the middle of the Mekong River. On the island, visit a fruit orchard and sample some of the local produce before boarding a smaller sampan that winds through narrow canals. You will have the opportunity to visit a local family’s house and share some tea or rice wine with them. After lunch in My Tho, drive to Can Tho.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Boat, Hotel in Can Tho

Day 18: Can Tho – Saigon (B/L/-)
Excursion: Breakfast at hotel in Can Tho. 7.00am, get on a Sampan to visit Cai Rang floating market and a family run noodle-making factory. Enjoy the rural life and the beautiful vegetation along the riverbanks. Explore Can Tho market. Have lunch in Can Tho.

After lunch, we head back to Saigon. Arrive in Saigon at around 16.00pm. You are free at leisure and overnight in Saigon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Boat, Hotel in Saigon

Day 19: Saigon Departure (B/-/-)
Breakfast is served in the hotel. You are free at leisure until being transferred to the airport for boarding your onward flight.

Included: Breakfast, Airport transfer

End of Colour Vietnam Tour

Colour Vietnam Tour is a private tour and can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. The prices quoted are in US dollars and are charged on a per person basis. The final price quoted will be based upon the total number of travelers in your private group, the dates chosen, the total days of travel and the grade of hotel rooms chosen, together with any other detailed services.

Please click on the “Customized” button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will customize the best value vacation for your consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

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Category Price per person in USD according to number of people in your party
From 01st October – 31st December, 2017 (high season)
2 persons 4 persons 6 persons 8 persons Single Room Surcharge
First Class (3 Star) 1376 1119 1013 960 408
Superior (4 Star) 1619 1373 1272 1221 674
Deluxe (5 Star) 2144 1898 1796 1746 1187
Category Price per person in USD according to number of people in your party
From 01st May – 30th Sep, 2017 (summer promotion)
2 persons 4 persons 6 persons 8 persons Single Room Surcharge
First Class (3 Star) 1309 1062 961 910 380
Superior (4 Star) 1540 1294 1193 1142 607
Deluxe (5 Star) 1999 1753 1652 1601 1048

Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availabilities and the most up dated price.

Tour include:

  • Twin or double share accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Halong Bay cruise
  • Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • English speaking tour guide as indicated
  • Entrance fees and boat fee
  • Return train ticket Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi
  • Kayaking, cooking class and Taichi lession on cruise in Halong
  • Cold water and towel during tours

Tour exclude:

  • All international and domestic flight tickets
  •  Visa
  • Personal or travel insurance
  •  Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, drinks,
  •  Emergency transfers.

Hotels for Colour Vietnam Tour

The hotels listed below are our suggestions for the best value on this tour. However, Vietnam Great Tours offers many more options of hand-picked hotels, with different “star ratings”, allowing you to customize the vacation to meet your taste and budget. Please contact us for with your questions and requests.

LIST OF HOTELS

Locations

First Class Category

3-star hotel

Superior Category

4-star hotel

Deluxe Category

5-star hotel

Hanoi

Silk Queen Hanoi

Golden Silk Boutique

Apricot

Halong bay

Majestic Cruise

Huong Hai Sealife Cruise

Indochina Sail

Sapa

Bamboo Sapa

Chau Long Sapa

Victoria Sapa

Hue

Rosaleen Hue

Cherish Hue

Imperial Hue

Hoian

Kim An Hoian

Hoian Silk Boutique

Sunrise Hoian

Dalat

River Prince Dalat

Duparc Dalat

Anna Mandara Dalat

HCM City

Blue Diamond Saigon

Harmony

Majestic Saigon

Cantho

Ninh Kieu 1 Cantho

Ninh Kieu 2

Victoria Can Tho

Nha Trang

Starlet

Michelia Hotel

Sheraton Nha Trang

Special note:

List of hotels is recommended by Vietnam Great Tours™. Please feel free to advise hotels you prefer in each category or combine hotels category at your wish (tour price will be changed accordingly)

Please note that all of our trip are privately designed. So that price includes the above-mentioned hotels, activities, and transport, and visits to attractions are by private car and guide unless otherwise stated. Your guide will pick you up from lobby of your hotel in the morning. The guide will confirm the pick-up time the day before. If you prefer to start next day’s trip earlier or a little later, please feel free to tell your guide.

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