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We are very satisfied!

Hi Tuan,

We are home safe and sound. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in Vietnam – so much to see and take in. The guides were all excellent and very informative. The drivers were great too – our favourite was the Hanoi/Halong one who drove so calmly! We felt safe with them all. We are very satisfied!

Thanks and regards,


PRIVATE TOURS –Your tour is an individual tour with a flexible schedule. There is no other traveler on the tour. You will have a private English speaking tour guide and a private air-conditioned vehicle at each destination.






26 May 12              Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival, our private Vietnam tour guide and driver will welcome your Vietnam Holiday, pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Hanoi, a city where the exotic chic of old Asia blends with the dynamic face of new Asia. Where the medieval and modern co-exist. A city with a blend of Parisian grace and Asian pace, an architectural museum piece evolving in harmony with its history, rather than bulldozing through like many of the region’s capitals. Hanoi is where imagination becomes reality.

Free at leisure.  Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: None

Accommodation: Gia Bao Hotel / Superior

27 May 12               Hanoi City Tour

Hanoi without a doubt a beautiful start for your Vietnam Tours. Today we enjoy a full day city tour of this charming capital city including the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh (close on Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the impressive Ethnologic Museum, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword.

Late afternoon we take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. In the evening, we enjoy a fantastic traditional water puppet show.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Gia Bao Hotel / Superior

28 May 12               Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi and Train to Lao Cai

Depart your hotel this morning at 0800 for the 2-hour drive through rural northern Vietnam to the site of Vietnam's first capital, Hoa Lu. Visit to the temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of the Dinh Dynasty (968-80), and Emperor Le Dai Hanh of the Le Dynasty (980-1009). The ancient Hoa Lu Citadel (most of which has since been destroyed) once covered an area of three square kilometers.

 Continue to Tam Coc through stunning limestone karst valleys surrounded by picturesque fields and villages, along the way stop where you wish to take photographs. On arrival in Tam Coc have a Vietnamese lunch. After lunch, board your private sampan for a leisurely 2.5-hour cruise. As the boat gently slices through the water, notice the enormous limestone karsts jutting out from the green rice fields. After the boat trip, climb up to Bich Dong Pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain, dating to 1428 and comprising three structures: Ha, Trung, and Thuong Pagodas, in ascending order before returning to Hanoi by vehicle where you arrive in the late afternoon. This evening, we will transfer you to the train station to experience a Vietnam train ride to Lao Cai. Overnight on the train.

 Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Fanxipan Train / Superior (shared 4 berth cabin)


29 May 12               Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Cai – Sapa (Ma Tra – Ta Phin village)

Arrive in the early morning in the border town of Lao Cai where it's a short transfer to Sapa. In the terraced hills and mountains of this area, the monotony of the expansive green landscape is enlivened by the colours of its hill tribe population. It is here you will find hands stained with color from fabric dyes and shades of blue, red and green intricately embroidered and stitched into jackets, waistcoats, pants, skirts, caps, purses and leggings.

After breakfast at a local restaurant, take a morning walking tour of Sapa for a visit to the busy market where Red Dao, Black & Flower H'Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. Afterwards, take a light trek (escorted with private bus) to discover Sapa's quaint hill tribe villages (from Ma Tra to Ta Phin village) which is unique experience to learn about the H'mong and Red Dao ethnic minority's customs and habits... Picnic lunch on the way. Transfer back to Sapa by private bus, free at leisure and overnight in Sapa.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Sapa View / Deluxe

30 May 12               Sapa Motorcycle Tour – Train to Hanoi

Sapa - The Queen of the Mountains, overlooking a beautiful valley, lofty mountains towering over the town on all sides, Sapa Tour is gateway to another world of mysterious minority cultures and luscious landscapes and great choice for any Vietnam Tours. After the breakfast, we will ride the motorcycle to visit one of the most beautiful Sapa Tours to Lao Chai, Ta Van, Giang Ta Chai, Su Phan and Ban Ho village of the Black H'mong, Tay, Red Dao and the Day people where you can enjoy fresh air, amazing scenery of the imposing mountain range, take photo of the world's most beautiful terraced rice fields, visit some local family on the way and learn unique culture and life of these ethnic groups. Back to Sapa, free at leisure until we drive you back to Lao Cai train station for the overnight train to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Fanxipan Train / Superior (shared 4 berth cabin)

31 May 12               Hanoi – Halong Cruise

Pick up from the train station, this morning, we drive to visit flower market then breakfast in a local restaurant before driving to Halong Bay (165km), visit famous But Thap pagoda on the way.

12h00-12h30: Arrive in Halong Tourist Wharf. Transfer to Halong Emotion Boat by tender

12h30: Welcome cocktail on the boat and check in to your private cabin.

13h15-14h15: Vietnamese lunch served on board, during crusing toward Ha Long bay.

14h30: Visit the Ba Hang floating fishing village by Sampan.

16h00: Cooking class by chef cook of the Emotion Boat on the sundeck.

17h30: Visit the Pearl tourist village in Ha Long bay. Available activities as :

Available activities as:

See view on sundeck, relaxing in restaurant.

Kayaking and Swimming

See and visit the daily life of local people

Or requested activities such as: Massage service ( you made contact with tour guide or reception).

18h45: Stop in row of coconut trees area for overnight.

19h30: Have buffet dinner with seafoods provided by Ba Hang fishing village.

20h00-24h00: Freely enjoying the beauty of Ha long at night, join us with one of the

Optional activities:

Enjoy chatting at Bar.

Enjoy night fishing.

Relax and spend a romantic night on Emotion Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Emotion **** / Deluxe


01 June 12               Halong – Hanoi – Flight to Hue

6-6.30: Practice Tai Chi on the Sundeck

7h00-7h30: Start your day with a light breakfast.

7h30: Arrive in Surprise cave, explore the Cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long bay.

9h15: Check out and take all luggage outside of your cabin, cruise back to the Tourist Wharf through Ha Long bay.

9h45: Have brunch and clear bills.

11.30: Back to Halong city at around noon where Vivutravel's private guide and driver are waiting for the transfer back to Hanoi Airport for afternoon flight to Hue (VN1545L 01JUN F HANHUI HK1 2010 2120). Stop on the way for visit to Con Son pagoda, Phu Lang pottery village. Continue to Hanoi airport for the flight. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Free at leisure.  Overnight in Hue

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Romance ****/ Deluxe

02 June 12               Hue City Tour By Motorcycle – Hoi An

Hue is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there is no place like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical vestiges as in this ancient Capital City and favorite destination for all Vietnam Tours. After breakfast, our tour starts with the visit to Imperial Citadel before taking the beautiful boat trip on the romantic Perfume River and visit Hue's best-known religious site-Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of former emperor Tu Duc and Khai Dinh in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. In the afternoon, we drive to Hoi An,  a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years and for sure, Hoi An is a wonderful destination and choice for all kinds of Vietnam Tours. This scenic drive passes through the fishing village of Lang Co before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. Upon arrival in Hoi An, free to take walking tour of the Hoi An ancient town centre. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Plam Garden ***** / Superior Garden View

03 June 12          Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An

After breakfast, we invite you an interesting visit to My Son Holy land, once the spiritual capital of Champa Kingdom that dominated South East Asia for nearly a thousand years and occupied most of the central parts of Vietnam from 2nd century to 16th century with very rich in history and culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries.

Drive back to Hoi An, afternoon is free to visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien pagoda and the colourful riverside market. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Plam Garden ***** / Superior Garden View

04 June 12          Hoi An Free day

Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam - is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.

Day free to cycle through rice paddies in the countryside of Hoi An ancient town, shop for souvenirs among the antique shops and art galleries, or just sit at sidewalk cafes and soak up the atmosphere of this quaint town. Or relax on the white sandy beach of the famous Danang Beach. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Plam Garden ***** / Superior Garden View

05 June 12         Hoi An – Danang – Ho Chi Minh

After the breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh (VN1309M 05JUN T DADSGN HK1 0930 1040). Upon arrival, have lunch and visit the War Remnants or History Museum and the former Presidential Palace. From there, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall are all within walking distance and absolutely nice choices for a free stroll.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Lan Lan 2 *** / Superior

06 June 12         Ho Chi Minh – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh

After breakfast, enjoy a morning drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Tay Ninh Province in the west of Vietnam. At Tay Ninh visit the incredible Cao Dai Great Temple, with architecture that could have come straight from a Walt Disney fantasy and where all the major faiths of the world blend together in a unique religious cocktail. In the afternoon, visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence where you will understand more about the Vietnam War or American War, a must see Vietnam Tour for any tourists to learn about Vietnam past and present days. Overnight in Ho chi Minh

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Lan Lan 2 *** / Superior

07 June 12        Ho Chi Minh – Can Tho (Mekong)

Today we will start our exploration of the Mekong Delta, a major rice producing area. This must be one of the most fascinating riverine deltas in the world. The Mekong splits into nine major arteries. A vast network of rivers and waterways with thousands of ships of all sizes plowing the waters gives the Mekong Delta a very special atmosphere. We will make a boat trip to the Cai Be floating Market, visit villages and meet the people of the Mekong Delta. Continue your boat trip to An Binh Island for Lunch in a local family. Continue to Can Tho – the heart of Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Check in on your arrival, free at leisure and overnight in Can Tho.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Kim Tho *** / Superior

08 June 12 Can Tho (Cai Rang Floating Market) – Phu Quoc Island

In the morning, we make a the boat cruise to see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats), the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who lives along the Mekong canals and you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill, a rice noodles making shop which are nice chances to discover the daily life of Vietnamese people in Mekong Delta. Around noon, transfer to Can Tho / Saigon airport for the short flight to Phu Quoc VN1014K 08JUN F VCAPQC HL1 1250 1335 – waitlist and confirmed VN1821K 08JUN F SGNPQC HK3 1505 1605 . Met on arrival and transfer to your resort. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Saigon Phu Quoc **** / Panorama

09 – 10 June 12 Phu Quoc Island

Imagine soft secluded beaches, the water a thousand different shades of turquoise. Stunning sunsets, thunderclouds heaped on the horizon. Palm trees protruding perpendicular over the gentle waves. That's Phu Quoc. Days free at leisure. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Saigon Phu Quoc / Panorama

11 June 12 Phu Quoc Island – Ho Chi Minh City  (B)

Free until we transfer you to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh (VN1818K 11JUN M PQCSGN HK1 1455 1600) and connect with departure flight.