13 Days South to North Vietnam and Thailand Tour

13 Days South to North Vietnam and Thailand Tour

Tour price: 2200 USD
Length: 13 Days
City: from Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon )
Tour code: VI-MUL11
Highlight: 13 days Combine Vietnam and Thailand tour will offer the best of Vietnam and Thailand. The tour start every Monday will bring you to Ho Chi Minh city, Legend of Cu Chi Tunnels, Mekong delta, Hanoi, Halong Bay annd more.

Inclusions

Inclusion:

- Accommodation as in itinerary hotel in  DBL/TWN share with daily breakfast

- Boat trip

- Private airport transfer by air-conditioned vehicle

- English speaking local guides (spot guides)

- Meals as mentioned in local restaurants with B: breakfast, L: lunch and D: dinner

- Entrance fees for mentioned visits

- Group Mekong delta tour

- Group Cu Chi tunnels tour

- Group Hanoi city tour

- Group tour Halong bay 2 days cruise tour

- Bangkok temple tour

- Golden Triangle tour

- Flight tickets: Ho Chi Minh- Hanoi- Bangkok; Bangkok- Chiang Mai

Exclusion:

- International airfare to and from Vietnam

- Beverage for all meals

- Tips for guides and drivers

- Personal expenses as telephone, laundry, etc.

- Others are not indicated in the above inclusion

Price& Available

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1:  HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL (NO MEAL)

Pick up at the airport upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in HCMC.

DAY 2: CU CHI TUNNELS HALF DAY (B)

After breakfast  we depart at 8:30am pick up for Cu Chi Tunnel. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti - American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its tunnels system of over 220 km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreigner.

The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers along the side of road. You will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, when Cu Chi was "A Free Target Zone ". The remnants you will see that Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there. Ever wonder what it feels like to fire an AK-47.   Visit Cu chi tunnels, you have a chance to find out!

Return to Saigon around 13:30, free time in the afternoon.

Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 3: MEKONG DELTA  TOUR(B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel.

8:00am pick up at your hotel for a bus trip to the city of My Tho. Along the way, take in the beautiful scenery and see locals at work in the green rice paddy fields. Once at My Tho, enjoy a boat trip along the magical Mekong River. Travel through canals lined with coconut trees, before disembarking at a small village to visit a local family. Enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea and wine, and listen to traditional Vietnamese music. Take a horse and cart ride through the village to board a small rowing boat and travel to a nearby islet for a set lunch of traditional Vietnamese food. Arrive back in Ho Chi Minh around 5pm.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 4: HO CHI MINH - HANOI BY FLIGHT (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you are free for leisure until transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi.

Arrive in Hanoi, our driver will meet you and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 5: HANOI CITY TOUR (B,L)

8:30am we start the day tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum complex (except Monday and Friday) and one pillar pagoda. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Afternoon city tour to visit the Temple of Literature - the first college of Vietnam and the place dedicating to Confucian. Then we continue our tour to visit the Vietnam Ethnology Museum and  then return to the center to visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple and then experience a cyclo ride  for enjoying views of what is happening on the streets of the Old Quarter.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 6: HANOI - HALONG GROUP TOUR ON CRUISE(B,L,D)

After breakfast, 8:00am pick up at the hotel and drive 3,5 hours through vibrant green rice fields to the town of Halong, to board a traditional junk cruise boat. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits) before visiting a grotto of gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.

Overnight on a traditional Junk boat.

DAY 7: HALONG - HANOI (B, L)

06:30   Greeting dawn on the Bay, join the Tai Chi class, if the weather condition allows or upon guest’s request.

07:30   Light breakfast with menu of: Bread, pastries, bacon, ham, egg, juice, tea or coffee, sausage…

08:30   Tender will send you to go to visit Amazing (Sung sot) cave that was discovered by the French in 1901 and opened to tourists since 1936 and symbol for geology value of Halong.

09:30   Check out of cabin and relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

11:00   cruise farewell Buffet brunch

11:30-11:45     Disembarkation at pier.  Then transfer to Hanoi, Arrival in Hanoi around 4:30pm, checkin back to the hotel and free time at the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 8: HANOI FREE AT LEISURE (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you are free for shopping and relaxing at the hotel or discover Hanoi by yourself.

Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.

DAY 9: HANOI - BANGKOK (B)

Free time till transfer to the airport for a flight from Hanoi to Bangkok.

Arrive into bustling Bangkok and transfer to your hotel. Relax at your hote.

Overnight in Bangkok. (flight time will be confirm at the time of booking).

DAY 10: HALF DAY BANGKOK CITY TEMPLE TOUR. (B)

Breakfast at hotel and then start as sightseeing tour at 8:30am to visit: At first visit to Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, the temple is famous for its 900-years old five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image, and then continue to visit Wat Arun, perhaps better known as the Temple of the Dawn, is one of the best known landmarks and one of the most published images of Bangkok. After that, visit to Wat Po, the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok, as well as the largest single Buddha image: the Reclining Buddha (Phra Buddhasaiyas), also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon or The Temple of the Reclining Buddha. The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage Reclining Buddha. After this place we back to the hotel and free at leisure in the afternoon.

Overnight in Bangkok

DAY 11: BANGKOK - CHIANG MAI (B)

Transfer from Bangkok hotel to Donmuang/Suvarnabhumi airport. After arrive Chiang Mai transfer to Chiang Mai hotel (Flight time will be confirmed at the time of booking).

DAY 12: CHIANG MAI - GOLDEN TRIANGLE(B)

Breakfast at hotel

7:15am pick up at the hotel for the join one day trip visit to the hot spring on the way to Chiang Rai. Then, continue to the ancient city, Chiang Saen. After that, carry on the three country borders meet which is called "Golden Triangle" and lunch. After lunch, drive to visit Mae Sai, the Thailand and Myanmar border city. Finally, visit the Akha and Yao Hilltribe Village on the way back to Chiang Mai, arrive in Chiang Mai about 10:00pm.

Overnight in Chiang Mai

DAY 13: CHIANG MAI - Departure. (B)

Breakfast at hotel, then free at leisure till time transfer to the airport  for departure. Tour ends.

 

DAY 1:  HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL (NO MEAL)

Pick up at the airport upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in HCMC.

DAY 2: CU CHI TUNNELS HALF DAY (B)

After breakfast  we depart at 8:30am pick up for Cu Chi Tunnel. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti - American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its tunnels system of over 220 km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreigner.

The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers along the side of road. You will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, when Cu Chi was "A Free Target Zone ". The remnants you will see that Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there. Ever wonder what it feels like to fire an AK-47.   Visit Cu chi tunnels, you have a chance to find out!

Return to Saigon around 13:30, free time in the afternoon.

Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 3: MEKONG DELTA  TOUR(B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel.

8:00am pick up at your hotel for a bus trip to the city of My Tho. Along the way, take in the beautiful scenery and see locals at work in the green rice paddy fields. Once at My Tho, enjoy a boat trip along the magical Mekong River. Travel through canals lined with coconut trees, before disembarking at a small village to visit a local family. Enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea and wine, and listen to traditional Vietnamese music. Take a horse and cart ride through the village to board a small rowing boat and travel to a nearby islet for a set lunch of traditional Vietnamese food. Arrive back in Ho Chi Minh around 5pm.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 4: HO CHI MINH - HANOI BY FLIGHT (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you are free for leisure until transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi.

Arrive in Hanoi, our driver will meet you and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 5: HANOI CITY TOUR (B,L)

8:30am we start the day tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum complex (except Monday and Friday) and one pillar pagoda. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.

Afternoon city tour to visit the Temple of Literature - the first college of Vietnam and the place dedicating to Confucian. Then we continue our tour to visit the Vietnam Ethnology Museum and  then return to the center to visit Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple and then experience a cyclo ride  for enjoying views of what is happening on the streets of the Old Quarter.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 6: HANOI - HALONG GROUP TOUR ON CRUISE(B,L,D)

After breakfast, 8:00am pick up at the hotel and drive 3,5 hours through vibrant green rice fields to the town of Halong, to board a traditional junk cruise boat. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits) before visiting a grotto of gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.

Overnight on a traditional Junk boat.

DAY 7: HALONG - HANOI (B, L)

06:30   Greeting dawn on the Bay, join the Tai Chi class, if the weather condition allows or upon guest’s request.

07:30   Light breakfast with menu of: Bread, pastries, bacon, ham, egg, juice, tea or coffee, sausage…

08:30   Tender will send you to go to visit Amazing (Sung sot) cave that was discovered by the French in 1901 and opened to tourists since 1936 and symbol for geology value of Halong.

09:30   Check out of cabin and relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

11:00   cruise farewell Buffet brunch

11:30-11:45     Disembarkation at pier.  Then transfer to Hanoi, Arrival in Hanoi around 4:30pm, checkin back to the hotel and free time at the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 8: HANOI FREE AT LEISURE (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you are free for shopping and relaxing at the hotel or discover Hanoi by yourself.

Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.

DAY 9: HANOI - BANGKOK (B)

Free time till transfer to the airport for a flight from Hanoi to Bangkok.

Arrive into bustling Bangkok and transfer to your hotel. Relax at your hote.

Overnight in Bangkok. (flight time will be confirm at the time of booking).

DAY 10: HALF DAY BANGKOK CITY TEMPLE TOUR. (B)

Breakfast at hotel and then start as sightseeing tour at 8:30am to visit: At first visit to Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, the temple is famous for its 900-years old five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image, and then continue to visit Wat Arun, perhaps better known as the Temple of the Dawn, is one of the best known landmarks and one of the most published images of Bangkok. After that, visit to Wat Po, the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok, as well as the largest single Buddha image: the Reclining Buddha (Phra Buddhasaiyas), also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon or The Temple of the Reclining Buddha. The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage Reclining Buddha. After this place we back to the hotel and free at leisure in the afternoon.

Overnight in Bangkok

DAY 11: BANGKOK - CHIANG MAI (B)

Transfer from Bangkok hotel to Donmuang/Suvarnabhumi airport. After arrive Chiang Mai transfer to Chiang Mai hotel (Flight time will be confirmed at the time of booking).

DAY 12: CHIANG MAI - GOLDEN TRIANGLE(B)

Breakfast at hotel

7:15am pick up at the hotel for the join one day trip visit to the hot spring on the way to Chiang Rai. Then, continue to the ancient city, Chiang Saen. After that, carry on the three country borders meet which is called "Golden Triangle" and lunch. After lunch, drive to visit Mae Sai, the Thailand and Myanmar border city. Finally, visit the Akha and Yao Hilltribe Village on the way back to Chiang Mai, arrive in Chiang Mai about 10:00pm.

Overnight in Chiang Mai

DAY 13: CHIANG MAI - Departure. (B)

Breakfast at hotel, then free at leisure till time transfer to the airport  for departure. Tour ends.