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Cultural Highlights of Vietnam 15 Days is run by Hoi An Locals. It offers you the chance to visit the highlights of Vietnam. This comprehensive tour features Vietnam’s most popular cities, small towns, and scenic locations. Enjoy luxury hotels, an elegant overnight cruise, and touring with your own private guides. You will explore Vietnam from North to South with the best service from Hoi An Locals.
Hoi An Locals driver and tour guide will pick you up at Ha Noi Airport. Depart to hotel in city center. Check in and free explore Ha Noi by night.
Full-day private city tour, In the morning, depart to visit the city’s most important historical attractions. Visiting Temple of Literature, One Pillar Pagoda, the House on Stilts and Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum. Take an in-depth tour of Hanoi’s incredible Old Quarter. It’s where each street was historically dedicated to a specific trade or material. While touring the narrow streets, learn about the history of the Old Quarter and its traditional architecture. Seeing how it has transformed into a fashionable district with cafes, art galleries and boutiques featuring the finest Vietnamese design and style. Have lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, depart to explore Hoan Kiem Lake and leafy backstreets lined with beautiful French colonial-era buildings. Nowadays, many of which are now upscale restaurants.
In the evening, free to explore Ha Noi by night. Overnight in Hotel.
Morning private market and culinary tour. Evening water puppet or opera house performance.In the morning, meet a culinary expert to tour one of Hanoi’s excellent markets and sample local street food specialties like bun cha (barbecued pork with noodles) and pho cuon (fresh herb and beef rolls). Continue to Dong Xuan Market for shopping and souvenirs.
In the evening, enjoy a performance of Hanoi’s renowned water puppet show at Thang Long Theater.
Morning private excursion to countryside. Private transfer to station for overnight Victoria Express train to Lao Cai
In the morning, depart to visit Thay Pagoda and Tay Phuong Pagoda – two of the most famous pagodas in Ha Noi. On the way back, we will visit Van Phuc Silk Village. Have lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, relaxing at hotel or free to explore Ha Noi.
In the evening, depart to Ha Noi Train Station. Boarding a luxury overnight train to Sapa, a remote hill station in the mountains of northern Vietnam.
Full-day private touring on arrival and transfer to hotel for 2 nights
During private touring, enjoy panoramic views of lush green valleys and steep hillsides covered in terraced rice fields. Visit lively local markets that draw Black Hmong, Red Dao and other ethnic minority people from throughout the region. Shop for colorful textiles made by hill tribe villagers. Other options include a scenic river cruise in a traditional boat, having lunch in a local home, hiking and walking excursions to villages and waterfalls, or a cooking lesson to learn to prepare local Hmong cuisine.
Upon arrival Lao Cai in early morning (about 06 00 am), Hoi An Locals driver pick you up then driving up the spectacular Sapa Pass, which is 1300 m high, 33 km long. The bus ride uphill takes a little over an hour giving you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Arrive Sapa in the morning; we have some free time to wander around, exploring this beautiful multi-ethnic town.
In the afternoon, depart to visit Cat Cat Waterfall to visit Black H’Mong minority people. Back to Sapa for dinner. Free explore Sapa by night. Overnight at hotel.
Optional activity: visit Ham Rong Mountain for some good panoramic views of Sapa town and the surrounding valleys.
Full-day private tour, with option for trekking
In the morning, depart to visit Black HMong Village of Laochai and Dzay Village of Tavan. After that, we continue our day of trekking takes you along local paths, up and down rice terraces. Especilly, we will have a chance to trekking into the villages and homes of the local hill tribes, the Dzays, the Dzaos, the Hmongs, the Tays. Picnic lunch by the stream before moving on to Ban Ho. Overnight with a Tay hill tribe family.
Trekking distance: 13 km / 4 – 5hours
Morning private touring. Afternoon private transfer to Lao Cai for overnight Victoria Express train to Hanoi
In the morning, take a short trek to the dirt road. Transfer back to Sapa. Free afternoon to explore Sapa town, with great shopping in the market. Transfer to Lao Cai Train Station for night train back to Ha Noi. The train will depart at 21:05.
Trekking distance: 7 km / 2 hours
Private transfer from station to airport for flight to Danang. Private arrival transfer to Hoi An resort for 3 nights. Afternoon at leisure.
Upon arrival Ha Noi Train Station in early moning, transfer to Ha Noi Airport for the flight to Da Nang. Hoi An Locals driver will pick you up at Da Nang Airport, transfer to Hoi An for check in and free explore Hoi An in the afternoon.
Full-day private tour, including excursion to local villages
In the morning, 08:00am Hoi An Locals expert local tour guide will pick you up from hotel in Hoi An. Cycling to a local farm in Tra Que Village. Take a trip around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed. Talking with the local people here to get the deep knowledge about a rural Vietnam. Continue gardening activities such as raking, sowing, watering greens, picking greens, …
After farming activities, enjoy a relaxing herbal foot massage. You will then be show how to prepare “tam huu”, a local delicacy before sitting down for a home cooked meal including “banh xeo” a specialty savory pancake wrapped in rice paper before transferring back to hotel in Hoi An.
Morning private excursion
In the morning, 08:00am Hoi An Locals driver and tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby in Hoi An. Depart to visit Hoi An Ancient Town – one of the biggest trade ports in Asia in 15 and 16 century. Starting Hoian to Myson Private Day Tour. We will have a chance to step back to the past when following up the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures. We will visit in turn of: Japanese Bridge, Tan Ky Ancient House, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, Hoi An Market. Have lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, depart to visit My Son Sanctuary – a sacred sanctuary of Cham People from 4th century. Our tour guide will help you to get the deep knowledge about the culture, architecture, religion, … of Cham People. Let’s try to find out the best answer about the way to stick a brick with each other and how to keep the external surface of the tower-temple always clean.
Private transfer to Hue for 1 night, with touring en route. Afternoon private tour
In the morning, Hoi An Locals tour guide and driver pick you up at hotel lobby in Hoi An. Depart to visit the first tourist attraction – Marble Mountains. It’s a cluster of 5 limestone mountains with many beautiful caves and sacred pagodas. Let’s do an exercise to conquer the Water Mountains – The highest mountain here. Besides, you can visit the Stone Carving Villagein the foot of the mountains to explore how to make a sculpture from marble stone.
Leaving Marble Mountains, we will visit My Khe Beach. You can make a photo stop here – where was chosen to hold many beach games contests such as: Iron Man, Asia Beach Game, …
The next tourist attraction is Cham Museum. Located at 2/9 street, Cham Museum has the largest sculpture collection of Cham People. Taking part in a walking around the museum to admire many wonderful sculptures are crafted by hand and really sophisticated.
Continue to the North of Da Nang City, you will conquer Hai Van Pass – Sea Cloudy Pass with 20km of length. Let’s make a stop in the top of the pass to drink a delicious cup of Vietnamese coffee. Don’t forget to take a panorama photo of Da Nang City from 500m above sea level.
Upon arrival Lang Co, taking a short rest to free walking along one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. You can have lunch with fresh seafood at restaurant with the ocean view. Especially, you can have lunch in floating restaurant on Lap An Lagoon – where famous for delicious oyster.
After lunch, transfer to hotel in Hue. Check in the hotel. Free to explore Hue by night!
Morning private tour. Private transfer to airport for flight to Saigon. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
In the morning, explore Hue City – the former imperial capital of Vietnam. Depart to visit Imperial Citadel – where 13 emperors of Nguyen Dynasty used to work and live. We will visit in turn of: Nine Holy Canons, Ngo Mon Gate, Court Yard, Thai Hoa Palace, The Temple, the Forbidden Purple City, … Leaving the Imperial Citadel, we will drive along the romantic Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda. Thien Mu Pagoda is the oldest pagoda in Hue with more than 400 years old. Let’s enjoy the peaceful atmosphere here and praying to get lucky for yourself. Shopping at Dong Ba Market before transfer back to hotel.
Transfer to Hue Airport for flight to Sai Gon. Check in the hotel. Free to explore Sai Gon by night.
Full-day private city tour. Evening street food tour
In the afternoon, depart to visit Saigon – Vietnam’s most dynamic city. With an expert private guide and driver, learn about the city’s history while touring French colonial-era landmarks, as well as the mid-century Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum. Visit interesting neighborhoods like Cholon (Saigon’s Chinatown) and explore busy markets and temples. Perhaps stop for a refreshing Vietnamese iced coffee, or snack on a typical Vietnamese banh mi (baguette sandwich).
Full-day private excursion to the Mekong Delta or to Cu Chi Tunnels and Cao Dai Temple
One day, visit the Mekong Delta, a vast network of islands and waterways where the Mekong River flows into the South China Sea. Cruise by private sampan (traditional boat) through the canals, visiting floating markets, fruit orchards and rural villages. While there, enjoy riding bikes and meeting local farmers and producers of local items such as sweets, tea, honey and dried fruit.
Private airport transfer. End of Cultural Highlights of Vietnam 15 Days
PRICE IN USD PER PERSON: 8,370USD (double occupancy)
Cultural Highlights of Vietnam 15 Days – Hoi An Locals