We are planning three weeks March 2013 for 4 - early 40's female from Canada and we are looking for a blend of cultural, outdoors and food. I have reviewed other trips on TA and here is what we came up with. We are trying to design a trip that is not too aggressive and allows for time to enjoy. Ww have opted to fly where possible to maximize our time.
March 17 - arrive in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) at 1am
March 18 - fly to Hoi An
March 19 - Hoi An
March 20 - Hoi An
March 21 - fly to Hanoi
March 22 - hanoi
March 23 - Hanoi overnight train to Sapa
March 24 - Sapa /homestay (hire private guide)
March 25 - Sapa hotel
March 26 - Sapa/overnight train to Hanoi
March 27 - transfer to Halong Bay (Junk tour - Dragon Pearl)
March 28 - Halong Bay(Junk tour - Dragon Pearl)
March 29 - Halong bay /transer to Hanoi airport/fly to HCMC
March 30 - HCMC (city tour and Cu Chi tunnels)
March 31 - Delta (Private guide)
April 1 - Delta (Private guide who will mid day transfer to airport)
April 2 - Phu Quoc
April 3 - Phu Quoc
April 4 - Phu Quoc
April 5 - Phu Quoc /HCMC for early morning departure!
April 6 - depart 6AM
Thanks for your feedback in advance.