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Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi & Discovery of the city

Pass By: Noi Bai International Airport, Phú Minh, Sóc Sơn, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Upon arrival at Hanoi Airport, you will be greeted by your guide and driver who will drive you to your hotel so you can rest. Free time.


Stop At: Old Quarter, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
+ Cycling in the colonial district and the labyrinthine streets teeming with small shops, in the heart of the famous and fascinating "old quarter of 36 guilds" including the famous silk street (Hang Gai).
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
Discovery of Lake Hoan kiem (Lake of the Sword), where soft-shelled turtles have been observed in the lake since the 15th century. As well as the legend of Ngoc Son with its adorable temple located in the middle of the lake, on the island of Tortoise.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dong Xuan Market, Dong Xuan and Hang Chieu Sts., Hanoi 10000 Vietnam
Evening: In the evening, you can then wander the streets of the night market - Dong Xuan Market. A large and pleasant market, which extends over several hundred meters, some cross streets. Discover the many shops, live and feel the local culture in this bubbling place. One of the best ways to immerse yourself in Vietnamese culture and get away from it all. Night at the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: night at the 3-star hotel

Day 2: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Tam Coc - Hanoi - Lao Cai (B -L -)

Stop At: Hoa Lu District, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province
Morning: After breakfast, departure by car for a journey of about 100km, to reach Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Viet Nam in the tenth century, located in the province of Ninh Binh. Arriving at Hoa Lu, you will visit the temple of Dinh Tien Hoang, whose foundations date from the tenth century, it was restored in the seventeenth century in honor of Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang (first emperor of Vietnam after the Chinese rule ).
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Tam Coc, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
Then you will discover the surroundings of Tam Coc by an easy bike ride on flat trails. You will be surrounded by karsts, limestone mountains, giving totally atypical landscapes! You will understand why this place bears the nickname "Halong Bay Land" (Note: possibility to continue by car, for those who do not want to ride a bike). Have lunch in one of the local restaurants before visiting Tam Coc.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: night at the 3-star hotel

Day 3: Lao Cai - Nghia Lo - You - Mu Cang Chai (L)

Stop At: Nghia Lo, Nghia Lo, Yen Bai Province
Morning: Arrived at Lao Cai station you will drive to the town of Nghia Lo where Muong Lo Valley is located. Muong Lo is the second largest rice granary in the north-west and the capital of the Thai ethnic group. Here, for 700 years, they cultivate rice and build their traditional houses made of ironwood (iroko wood) and bamboo. Depending on the time available, you can make a short visit to a Thai village.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hoàng Liên Sơn, Trung Tâm, Nghĩa Lộ, Yên Bái, Vietnam
Your driver will then take you on a road that winds along the Hoang Lien Son range, where are the highest mountains of Indochina. Stop at Tu Le Valley where your hike will begin. In a picturesque landscape, you will cross rice terraces and suspension bridges to reach Thai and H'mông villages. Time seems to have stopped ... people, dressed in traditional costumes, will welcome you with open arms.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Mu Cang Chai, Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai Province
Afternoon: After lunch at Tu Le, you will pass by Khau Pha pass to reach Mu Cang Chai. This pass is an ideal place to get the best pictures of rice terraces. The landscapes are of rare and exceptional beauty with cultivated valleys and mountains lined with rice terraces. Mu Cang Chai is considered in Vietnam as one of the best places for photographers and nature lovers.
Night at the inhabitant.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: night at the inhabitant

Day 4: Mu Cang Chai - Sapa - Lao cai - Hanoi (B -L -)

Stop At: Mu Cang Chai, Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai Province
After your breakfast with the locals, you will take the direction of Sapa through Than Uyen where you will see tea fields. You can stop for a walk in the Thai villages. Then, the road will climb to the highest pass of Vietnam (2047m). Stop at the pass to enjoy the cool and glimpse the roof of Indochina, Mount Fansipan (3143m
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cat Cat village, Sapa 330000 Vietnam
Arrival in Sapa, you will start by visiting its church, Gothic Romanesque style, built in the early twentieth century by the French, its central place and its market. Then, depending on the time available, you can take an easy 2-hour walk to visit the Cat Cat Black Hmmng Village, one of the largest ethnic minorities in the region. You will pass by a bamboo forest before joining waterfalls. Return of Lao Cai for the night train to Hanoi.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Night on the night train

Day 5: Hanoi - Flight to Hue & City Tour (B -L -)

Pass By: Phu Bai Airport, Khu 8, Hương Thủy, Thừa Thiên Huế, Vietnam
Morning: After breakfast at Ha Noi Station, you will be transferred to the airport for flight to Hue. Arrival in Hue, welcome by your guide and your driver

Stop At: Tomb of Tu Duc, Tay Nhat Hamlet, An Cuu Village, Hue 530000 Vietnam
Arrival in Hue, welcome by your guide and your driver for the visit of the Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc, the fourth emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty who ruled from 1847 to 1883. The buildings and gardens were shaped according to the precepts of the geomancy (Feng Shui). Then, walk to the local market to buy ingredients for cooking later, during a cooking class in the village of Thuy Bieu.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Thien Mu Pagoda, Kim Long Road, Hue Vietnam
Then embark on a boat and excursion on the Perfume River to the pagoda of Thien Mu (Heavenly Lady Pagoda), a must-see monument. Crossing the river to reach the village of Thuy Bieu. Located at the edge of the Perfume River, this village is famous, among other things, for the cultivation of grapefruits. From July to August you will find grapefruits loaded with fruit. You will discover the life of the inhabitants thanks to a small bike ride. Visit an ancient temple and incense making ... Opportunity to participate in agricultural activities: cut weeds, plow the land, water the plants, and especially pick ripe fruit. For your lunch, you will have the opportunity to participate in a Vietnamese cooking class or you will use the ingredients you previously bought at the market.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Tu Hieu Pagoda, Hue 530000 Vietnam
Your hike to Hue will continue with a visit to the Tu Hieu pagoda - one of the oldest pagodas of the ancient capital with its sinogram-like architecture: "khau". This quiet site is the privileged place of the great monks of the region and the shelter of old eunuchs, who once spent their last moments before death. End of the afternoon, return to the city of Hue where you will spend the night.
Night at the hotel.

Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Night in a 3-star hotel

Day 6: Hue - Nha Trang (B -L -)

Pass By: Nha trang Airport Bus Station, 86 Trần Phú, Lộc Thọ, Tp. Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa 650000, Vietnam
Morning: After breakfast, your driver will drive you to Danang Airport to catch your flight to the resort town of Nha Trang.



Stop At: Nha Trang, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province
Afternoon: You will arrive in Nha Trang at the beginning of the afternoon, welcomed by our guide, who will take you to the hotel. Free time for a lazy afternoon! You can play sports, swim or build sandcastles ...
Night at the hotel

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: night at the 3-star hotel

Day 7: Nha Trang - Buon Ma Thuot (B -L -)

Stop At: Buon Ma Thuot, Buon Ma Thuot, Dak Lak Province
After your breakfast, departure to Buon Ma Thuot by car. Once arrived, you will be immersed in an exceptional nature, made of forests and rivers. You will start by visiting Lak Lake. You will pass by coffee plantations. The secrets of coffee production will be revealed, including the famous "Café du Renard". Stop at the village of Jun, a traditional village typical of the central highlands.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Yok Don National Park, Commune, Krông Na, Buôn Đôn, Đắk Lắk, Vietnam
Afternoon: After lunch, you will meet and observe elephants at Yok Don National Park. The central highlands have a fairly large elephant population. They are part of everyday life and are a protected species in Vietnam. Here you will go out to meet them, in their natural environment. Night at the hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: night at the 3-star hotel

Day 8: Buon Ma Thuot - Nha Trang (B -L -)

Stop At: Dray Sap Falls, Buon Ma Thuot 630000 Vietnam
Morning: After breakfast, your unusual adventure will continue by discovering the spectacular waterfalls of Dray Sap and Dray Nur.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ethnographic Museum, 182 Nguyen Du St., Buon Ma Thuot Vietnam
You will then visit the Ethnographic Museum Buon Me Thuot, you will discover the exceptional wealth of the many ethnic groups that populate the region. Some of them even have a culture with pronounced Khmer and Laotian influences, because of the nearby borders.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Nha Trang, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province
Afternoon: In the early afternoon, you will return to Nha Trang to rest at the hotel or discover for yourself the city at night!
Night at the hotel.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: night at the 3-star hotel

Day 9: Nha Trang - Hon Mun (B -L -)

Stop At: Hon Mun Island, Nha Trang Vietnam
You will go to the island of Hon Mun, 10 km from the port of Cau Da (about 45 minutes by motorboat). Hon Mun is the most beautiful island of golf in Nha Trang. It is considered a true "marine palace", with its clear waters and underwater fauna, which includes more than 350 species of coral that color the sea. You can dive in the sea or take a boat with a glass bottom to contemplate corals and fish
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: night at the 3-star hotel

Day 10: Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh (Sai Gon) (B -L -)

Pass By: Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Trường Sơn, Phường 2, Tân Bình, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Morning: Breakfast and transfer to the airport for flight to Sai Gon. Arrival in Saigon, you will be greeted by your guide who will take you to the hotel. Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is the most modern city you will encounter on your Vietnam itinerary. It has all the infrastructure of a big city, with shopping malls, cinemas, restaurants, rooftops and discotheques. You will have the evening to discover all this at your leisure. Saigon and one of the Southeast Asian cities that moves the most!

Stop At: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
Afternoon: Road trip in vintage Vespa. It honks, it speeds up, it rolls, it makes noise, but it's beautiful is the best way to discover the bubbling city of Saigon! It's well known, in Rome do like the Romans ... so put on your helmet and ride the mechanical beast, with this road trip local way on a vintage Vespa! You will discover a modern Saigon, from an angle that does not resemble anything of a traditional trip.

We will be with you, to guide you and to guide you. You will be taken off the tourist trail. You'll take a look at the history, streets, and sights that most visitors never hear or see. You will continue your visit to the Chinese district of Saigon, Cho Lon, you will stop to see a flower market and visit a hidden pagoda.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: night at the 3-star hotel

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh (Sai Gon) - Flight to France (B -L -)

Stop At: Central Post Office, At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City 70000 Vietnam
After your breakfast at the hotel, your visit to Saigon will continue with the old Post Office, which Gustave Eiffel designed the interior architectural structure
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, 01 Công xã Paris, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Quận 1 Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
A few steps away is the Cathedral of Our Lady of Saigon, the oldest church in Vietnam, inaugurated in 1880 and whose particular red bricks come from Toulouse. You will then walk to the famous Dong Khoi Street. It is one of the most animated streets of the historic center, it is famous for the various monuments and old houses that run along it.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Trường Sơn, Phường 2, Tân Bình, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
After your lunch, you will be driven directly to Tan Son Nhat Airport for your flight back to France.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Our driver will pick you up at the hotel

Duration
11 days
Inclusions
  • 9x Breakfast
  • 11x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 10 nights
  • Accommodation in planned destinations
  • Private transportation mentioned in the program
  • French tourist guide
  • Meals mentioned in the program (B_: Breakfast, L_: Lunch, D_: Dinner)
  • All entry fees for the places mentioned in the program
  • All excursions and activities planned in the program
  • Our follow-up 24/24 during the trip
  • Entry/Admission - Old Quarter
  • Entry/Admission - Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
  • Entry/Admission - Tam Coc
  • Entry/Admission - Cat Cat village
  • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Tu Duc
  • Entry/Admission - Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Yok Don National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Dray Sap Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Ethnographic Museum
Exclusions
  • International airfares and airport taxes
  • Visa fees
  • Other meals or drinks than those proposed in the program
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses / tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
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