North and Center over the water
North and Center over the water
At the whim of the waves
North and Center over the water
You will find water everywhere in Vietnam. However, won't you surprise your friends by telling them that you have visited Vietnam by boat? By boat, just for you! A cruise, with a night aboard a junk in the mythical Halong Bay; the boat ride in the middle of the rice fields of the Tail of the Swallow River to make a pilgrimage to the Cave of the scented footprint, and Hoa Lu to visit Halong earth, then a cruise on the Perfume River to win the Imperial Tombs in Hue is the famous Japanese Bridge that you have seen the Thu Bon River in Hoi An .... An amazing and relaxing experience, off the beaten track.
STEPS IN YOUR JOURNEY
Hanoi - Ha Long - Tam Coc - Bich Dong - Hoa Lu - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An
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DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM
DEVELOP EVERY DAYS
  • Day 1
    Arrival at Hanoi
    Arrival at Noi Bai airport. Transfer to the hotel. Visit of Hanoi "The city located on the Red River". Walk in the residential area where are the former Palace of the Governor General of Indochina, the house and the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, the single pillar pagoda. Then the Grand Genius Temple and the Patrie Pagoda on the edge of the Great West Lake, the Temple of Mount Jade. Rickshaw ride in the old quarter of the guilds.

    Lunch and dinner in town. Night at the hotel.


    Included meals : lunch, dinner.
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  • Day 2
    CITY TOUR
    Continuation of the visits of Hanoi: the temple of the literature (1st Vietnamese University of the 11th century), the museum of history, the museum of ethnography, the markets.... The evening: water puppets show.
    Lunch and dinner in town and night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 3
    Hanoi – Ha Long
    Halong Bay is known as the 8th wonder of the world thanks to its magnificent landscapes, its superb caves, its pure air and rich of biodiversity. With an area of 1500km2, more than 3000 limestone islands, Halong Bay is truly a surprising destination.
    You will cross the entire North of the Red River Basin to reach Halong Bay. Upon arrival, you will embark on a cruise to Halong Bay and admire its thousands of islands and islets that emerge from the water in fantastic forms. Night on board.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 4
    Ha Long – Tam Coc
    If Hanoi was Thang Long, "Flight of the Dragon", Halong Bay, "Descent of the Dragon", and it’s unreal chaos of rocky peaks, the fruit of the frolics of this beast, mistress of the waters. The ghostly pitons cutting the horizon into bluish teeth or sunken mountains, of which only the summits emerge, caverns and caves where the waves disappear, set of mists and clouds, inland seas. The most singular is that these strange-shaped hills seem to float on the surface of the water, as their base is gnawed and that everywhere the silence of this sea spreads, sometimes broken by the cry of a sea bird. Continuation of this junk cruise to visit the caves of Surprise, of Tunnel. Relax on the beach. After lunch with seafood, disembarkation and drive to Tam Coc.

    Dinner on the spot. Night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 5
    Tam Coc – Bich Dong – Hoa Lu – Hanoi
    Tam Coc is beautiful in an amazing setting of hills and karst peaks where appear and disappear a small river.

    After a 3-hour round-trip boat trip on the Ngo Dong River that winds between karst hills and rice paddies in a wonderful landscape "Ha Long Bay Land", walk east to Bich Dong, the Jade cave which is a beautiful half-built temple, half-dug on the side of the hills (It was where the filming of the film Indochina took place). Departure for Hoa Lu, one of the ancient capitals of Vietnam in the 10th century. Visit of the commemorative temples dedicated to Kings Dinh and Le. Then climb the steps that climb to the top of Mount Ma Yen where we kiss the site. Up there rests King Dinh which is the oldest royal burial preserved in Vietnam.

    Return to Hanoi. Dinner in town and night at the hotel.


    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 6
    Hanoi – Perfume pagoda – Hanoi
    Departure for the perfume pagoda, one of the most beautiful sites of Vietnam. On the side of a limestone mountain are perched pagodas and temples whose architecture blends perfectly with a very lush nature. Depending on the itinerary, from the pier, a paddling sampan takes you to the Yen River in 1 hour at the foot of the Perfume Mountain, but according to the rules of the pilgrimage, you have to make a stop at temple of the Presentations to ask the genius-guardian of the places permission to continue the journey. Then it will take you 3 hours to climb up the stairs and reach the pagoda of the Scented Footprint, a huge cave where stalactites and stalagmites form candelabra and altars.

    Lunch on the spot.

    Return to Hanoi. Dinner in town and night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 7
    Hanoi – Hue
    Transfer to Noi Bai airport and flight to Hue. Arrival and visit of Hue, ancient capital of the feudal emperors of the Nguyen of the 19th century. It has the most luxurious palaces and royal tombs of Southeast Asia, the most delightful gardens. With the perfume river, the harmonious hills, Hue is still the city of poetry. Visit the imperial city, Dong Ba market.

    Lunch and dinner in town. Night at the hotel.


    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 8
    Hue
    Boat cruise on the Perfume River to visit the Pagoda of the Celestial Lady with its famous octagonal tower overlooking the river, the tombs Minh Mang, Khai Dinh, Tu Duc in an enchanting site planted with pines and dotted with ponds; then visit of the eunuchs pagoda.

    Lunch and dinner in town. Night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 9
    Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An
    Drive to Da Nang and Hoi An. Pass on Cloud Pass, a spectacular mountain road. In Da Nang (Ex-Tourane), visit Cham Museum which contains the largest collection of Cham sculptures in the world. Continue to Hoi An, a village of unique charm that was, under the name FaiFo, one of the most prosperous ports of Asia of the 17th century. The architecture of Chinese temples, pagodas and homes of wealthy merchants is remarkable. City Tour: Central Market, Tan Ky House, Japanese Bridge, Phuc Kien Temple. In the late afternoon: Boat trip on the Thu Bon River for the direction Cua dai mouth.

    Lunch and dinner in town. Night at the hotel.


    Included meals : breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 10
    Free day in Hoi An
    You are free to Hoi an for personal pleasures. Lunch and dinner FREE. Night at the hotel.

    Included meals : breakfast.

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  • Day 11
    Hoi An – Da Nang – Return flight
    Transfer to Da Nang airport and flight to Hanoi, then your return flight. End of the trip.

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TRAVEL PRICE (Prix par personne en EUR)
ESTIMATED PRICE
(Depending on season, types of accommodation and activities)
PRICE OF THE TRIP
(price per person in EURO)
These prices are valid until 09/30/2020

 
  • The estimated budget for this trip is from 854 € / person.
  • Talking about fixed prices when discussing about a personalized trip makes little sense. Indeed, it varies depending on many factors (quality of services, period, turnaround time and many more).
  • The only exact price will be the one of your personalized quote.

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of 2
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of 3- 5
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of 6- 9
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A supplement will be added to the price of your trip during the period of Christmas and New Year (from 24 of December 2020 to 04 of January 2021), as well as during the period of the festivities for Tet (from 10 of February to 17 of February 2021)

 
NOTES
Name of city / List of hotels Standard Superior Deluxe
HA NOI
La Beauté de Hanoi***
(Deluxe room)
www.la-beautehanoihotel.com/
MK Premier boutique****
(Deluxe room)
http://mkpremier.vn/
Pan Pacific hotel*****
(Deluxe room)
https://www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-resorts/vietnam/hanoi.html
HA LONG
Jonque V’spirit
(Deluxe cabine)
https://www.halongjonques.com/Jonque_V_Spirit/
Jonque Victory****
(Superior cabine)
https://www.halongjonques.com/Jonque_Victory/
Jonque Victory Stars *****
(Deluxe cabine)
https://www.halongjonques.com/Jonque_Victory_Star/
NINH BINH
Tam Coc Rice Fields***
(Bungalow garden view)
http://tamcocricefields.com/
Hidden Charm hotel****
(Deluxe room)
http://www.hiddencharmresort.com/intro.html
Tam Coc Garden****
(Deluxe Rice Field view  Room)
https://www.tamcocgarden.com/fr
HUE
Orchid hotel***
(Deluxe room)
http://orchidhotel.com.vn/fr/
Romance Hue Hotel****
(Deluxe Room)
http://romancehotel.com.vn
Imperial Hue Hotel*****
(Deluxe City View)
http://www.imperial-hotel.com.vn
HOI AN
Aurora Hotel***
(Superior Room)
http://aurorahoian.com
Thanh Binh Riverside Hotel****
(Deluxe Garden View)
http://thanhbinhriverside.com
Allegro resort & Spa Hoi An *****
(Deluxe)
https://littlehoiangroup.com/allegro-hoi-an
 

These prices include
  • Land transport by private vehicle, air-conditioned
  • Domestic flights from Hanoi / Hue and Danang / Hanoi
  • Accommodation in a double room, breakfast included
  • Lunch and dinner (at local restaurants and / or at the hotel and on board the boats)
  • The assistance of a French speaker-guide at each stage of the trip: North, Center
  •   Entrance tickets for the visits mentioned in the program
  • The tour (1h30) by rickshaw in the old neighborhoods of Hanoi
  • The water puppet show in Hanoi
  • The day aboard a junk in Halong Bay including lunch and dinner with seafood
Boat Tours to Hoa Lu, Perfume Pagoda, Hue, Hoian
These prices do not include
  • International flights
  • International airport tax
  • Visa fees
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses
  • The dinner gala
  • Insurance and assistance
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