Allure Of Vietnam And Laos - Viet International Travel and Trade Co., Ltd

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Ho Chi Minh City - Hoian - Hanoi - Halong - Luang Prabang

Start in Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam) and end tour in Luang Prabang (Laos). With the In-depth Cultural tour Allure of Laos and Vietnam, you have a 15 day- tour package taking you through the highlights of these 2 countries.

This tour can be customized to meet your specific needs!

INBOUND VIETNAM TRAVEL CO., LTD

No. 158 Phan Ke Binh street, Cong Vi, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Hotline: (+84)787.320.320

Email: tours@inboundvietnam.com

Website: https://inboundvietnam.com

Allure Of Vietnam And Laos

ITINERARY

Day

01

Ho Chi Minh Arrival

You will be welcomed by Inbound Vietnam Travel’s tour guide and driver at Tan Son Nhat International Airport and be transferred to the city center for check-in your hotel. Free at own leisure to explore the bustling city.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day

02

Ho Chi Minh - City Tour (B/L)

Breakfast is served at your hotel.

8:00 AM: meet our tour guide at your hotel lobby and we visit highlights of Ho Chi Minh city.

Start your tour with The Reunification Palace, used to be residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. In 30 April 1975, the when North Vietnam soldier set foot inside this building with red flag on hand, the whole world knew that Vietnam war was end.

Next stop is War Remnants Museum, on the way stop to visit Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, 2 most famous and oldest of classical French colonial architecture construction was built more than 100 years ago. War Remnants Museum with many photographs from both Vietnam and US sources; US military vehicle like tanks, jet, booms display outside.

Lunch is served at a local restaurant.

Afternoon, we continue city tour by discover eastern side of the city. Giac Lam Pagoda, the oldest one in Ho Chi Minh City with huge Buddha statue system which was built on 1774. Then ride to Cho Lon (Big Market) and Thien Hau Pagoda which located inside China Town, it’s a place of great historical and cultural importance many of temples, pagodas in surrounding area. Before the tour ends, we stop over for shopping at Ben Thanh Market in city center. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city. 

Day

03

Ho Chi Minh - Cao Dai Holy See Temple - Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)

After breakfast, you will be picked up at 8:00 am to drive through archetypal southern Vietnamese countryside heading towards the Tay Ninh Province. Upon arrival, we visit the Cao Dai Holy See temple where the followers of this religion practice a unique religious blend of all the major faiths of the world. The temple is dominated by the all-seeing eye and is an architectural wonder due to its influence from contributing religions. The daily service is impressive where worshippers wear robes of different colours denoting their function and status and kneel in blocks whilst they pray and perform complex rituals. Moving on, we have scheduled a special lunch of the local cuisines in a popular local eatery for your taste of Tay Ninh.

After lunch, we drive to the incredible Cu Chi tunnel, a 250 km underground tunnel system which was created manually by Vietnamese resistance fighters often known as Viet Cong during their long struggle for independence. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank, as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500-pound bombs, dropped by B52 bombers. After this fascinating visit, we drive back to Saigon for your last night.

Free evening and overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day

04

Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta Tour (B/L)

After breakfast at the hotel, we leave the bustling city of Saigon behind us and depart for the Mekong Delta known to local as ‘Vietnam’s biggest rice basket’.

Upon arrival at Hung Vuong pier in Ben Tre, we embark a boat to cruise along Ben Tre River, a tribute to the Mekong. With stops at the brickfield to see how bricks are made by hand and a coconut candy home factory located along the canal where we witness how to make these local delicacy. You will then have the opportunity to taste bee honey tea at a local honey farm and a variety of tropical fruit that grow abundantly in the orchards of the Mekong Delta. You can then walk or cycle through the coconut groves and green rice paddies to soak up and relax in the tranquil countryside atmosphere.

After lunch at a local restaurant, we will take a trip on small rowing boats through a maze of waterways lined by two rows of palm trees. We cruise back to the pier and disembark for a drive back to Ho Chi Minh. Relax and overnight at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

Day

05

Ho Chi Minh - Flight To Danang - Transfer To Hoian (B)

Arrive in Danang, meet our tour guide and we transfer ahead to Hoian. On the way, we can stop at Marble Mountains and My Khe beach.

Check in and relax at your hotel in Hoian.

Day

06

Hoian - Cam Thanh Water Coconut Village - Tra Que Herb Village (B/L)

Breakfast is served at your hotel.

08.00 AM: Our local guide picks up you at the hotel lobby, you enjoy a cycling trip along country lanes at a peaceful pace viewing local life and pause to see farmers toiling in their rice fields using centuries of farming practices. Peddle your way through palm forests, across bridges, fields of water buffalo. Riding along country lanes at a peaceful pace viewing local life and stop over to see farmers (If you can't cycle, we will arrange car or mini van as an alternative)

9:00 AM: Take a short break in a local family at Cam Thanh Village before enjoying 1.5 hours ride on Traditional Basket Boat (round boat) in the Water Coconut Palm Forest. Learn how to sail the basket boat and spend your time to catch fishes and “purple crabs” in the Canal.

10:30 AM: Continue to drive to Tra Que Organic Vegetable Village where a large variety of vegetable are produced for the local community. At the village, you will be shown the environmentally sustainable practices which the local villagers have used for centuries and is still being used extensively today.

11:30 AM: Visit a local family and after a short, informative and fun cooking lesson, we sit down for a delicious lunch. Be back to town central your hotel for relax.

Overnight in Hoian.

Day

07

Hoian - Free Day (B)

Breakfast is served at your hotel.

Today you are free at leisure on your own such as walking/cycling around the ancient town or book a fishing/ snorkelling in Cham Island (on your request).

Overnight in Hoian.

Day

08

Hoian - Danang Airport - Flight To Hanoi - Street Food Tour (B/D)

Breakfast is served at your hotel.

Enjoy the morning free on your own to be relax. Then, you will take the flight to Hanoi.

Upon arrival, your guide will pick you up from airport and escort you to hotel for check-in.

6:00PM: You will begin your dinner with Hanoi street food tour. The local tour guide will give you an insight into the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food culture including details on ingredients and historical backgrounds of popular Northern dishes. We eat as we go.

At the end of your Hanoi street food tour, you can be free to continue discovering the Old Quarter on your own or the tour guide will walk you back to your hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Day

09

Hanoi - City Tour (B/L)

Breakfast is served at your hotel.

After breakfast, check out hotel but leave your luggage, we will firstly take a visit the outside of the Presidential Palace and Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum then stroll through the garden to the Ho Chi Minh Stilt House where Ho Chi Minh lived from 1958 until he passed away in 1969. This simple two-room dwelling has been preserved in the same condition as during his life and can be viewed through the windows. Continue to the special architecture 11th century One Pillar Pagoda which was rebuilt after being destroyed by the French in 1954.

Secondly, visit the Temple of Literature – The first royal academy of the country.

The Temple of Literature has a peaceful series of walled courtyards and graceful gateways, and this monument is one of the best-preserved examples of traditional Vietnamese architecture. Founded in 1070 and dedicated to Confucius, this was also the site of Vietnam’s first university. In one courtyard, giant stone tortoises bear stele on their backs, listing the accomplishments of graduating scholars.

Break for lunch at a local restaurant.

Thirdly, visit the Museum of Ethnology (Hoa Lo Prison if you visiting on Monday) – one of the 25 most attractive museums in Asia. The museum was opened in 1997 to preserve and introduce most of the richest culture, traditions of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. It is a place which is combined with a very green and tranquil garden behind where you can see and learn more about some of very popular architectures as King people’s traditional house, Ede tribe’s longhouse, Bana tribe’s communal house, Stilt house of Tay tribe…

Hanoi is a blend of long-established traditions and modern imprints of Western colonization. Tree-lined boulevards and colonial buildings give the city a touch of Western elegance, while crowded blocks of tiny old houses and narrow lanes full of daily life bear the charms of the past centuries. Take 45 minute Cyclo Tour through the Old Quarter: Also known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally each of the 36s names’ was related to the products being sold there. It’s a great place to explore on foot with numerous photo opportunities. Before coming back to your hotel, we will watch a water puppet show. Dinner is on your own arrangement. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day

10

Hanoi - Halong - Overnight On Cruise (B/L/D)

Breafkast is served at your hotel.

Morning, the cruise’s shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel lobby and depart for Halong Bay. Sit back and enjoy the peaceful countryside symbolic of the Red River Delta. We will arrive at Halong Bay’s wharf around noon and embark an elegant wooden junk for a cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay. Here we enjoy the striking scenery of this World Heritage Site. While being on board, we will be served fresh local seafood lunch followed by swimming and exploring some of the limestone caves in this area. Witness one of the world’s best the sunsets before you sit down for a lush dinner. The captain then will anchor for the night nearby a remote island where you’ll have the option night fishing or just sit out on the deck and relax under the stars.

Day

11

Halong - Hanoi (B/L)

Waking up surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the bay, we have time for an early morning dip with joys and emotions for watching sunrise on sea followed by breakfast. The cruise continues to move around the bay for us to discover more secluded areas, we then take kayaking and swimming in the stunning bay. The junk will be near us at all times serving as a backup vessel for those that require it. At around midday we will return to the main harbor before transferring to our awaiting vehicle for a 3-hour journey to your hotel in Hanoi. Check in and relax. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day

12

Hanoi - Flight To Luang Prabang (B)

Breakfast is served at your hotel.

Today, you check out your hotel and we transfer to airport for your flight to Luang Prabang.

Upon arrival in Luang Prabang, meet our tour guide and we transfer to your hotel for refresh. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day

13

Luang Prabang - City Tour - Kuang Si Falls (B)

As an optional, today you may want to get up early to participate in an arm-giving, hundreds of monks walking along side walk to collect rice and food from laymen. We then visit fresh morning market at Prakham village to see local lives.

Breakfast is served at your hotel.

After breakfast, our tour guide and driver will bring you to visit National museum. After that we pay a visit to the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai. Next destinations are visiting Wat Xieng Thong,  Wat Sene, Wat Xieng Mouane.

Lunch is on your own cost.

In the afternoon, you will drive out of town about 30 km to the beautiful Kuang Si Falls, where you can swim, relax, soft trek to the top of the fall. On return short stop at Black H'mong Village, where hill tribe hand-made handicraft as souvenirs for visitors pass by. Arrive in the town, we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore street night market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day

14

Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave (B)

As an optional, today you may want to get up early to participate in an arm-giving, hundreds of monks walking along side walk to collect rice and food from laymen. We then visit fresh morning market at Prakham village to see local lives.

After breakfast, You will meet our tour guide and we enjoy a boat ride upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xang Hai, where they make the distillation of local rice wine. On return, we take a short drive to Ban Xang Khong, well known for its hand weaving. Lunch and dinner are on your own cost. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day

15

Luang Prabang - Departure (B)

Breakfast is served at your hotel.

Free morning at your own leisure until the transfer to the airport for your flight departure.

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Tour Policy

Tour Inclusion

  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services as stated in program
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary 
  • All sightseeing tickets as program
  • Tissues and water on coach
  • Services charges and government tax
  • Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • Domestic and International Flights (if any)
  • Boat trip as per tour (if any)
  • Vietnam Visa On Arrival pre-approved letter (if any)

Tour Exclusion

  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverage
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$ 25 & 1 passport photo for each person)
  • Other services not mentioned above
  • International flights & departure taxes (if any)
  • Peak season or public holidays surcharge (if any)
  • Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year (if any)

Notice

1. Deposits & Payment Policy

  • A deposit of 50% of the total of the tour is required upon confirmation of booking tour. You have peace of mind until 1 months before departure dates. At that point, we would require full prepayment only 60 days before departure for all services by money transfer or credit card payment with all bank transfer charges/ fees to be paid by the client. 
  • All the tour packages on this website operate on a pre-payment basis. Payment can be made either using a major credit card as Visa, Mastercard, JCB and American Express Credit Card, not including credit card transaction fee (Please add in 3% fee for Visa, Mastercard or 4% for American Express to the total amount of payment each time).
  • After receiving your payment, we will issue  the hotel voucher and/or final confirmation itinerary, which can be sent to you by email or chatting texts to you phone’s number.
  • Price applies to weekdays. Reservations during peak times (Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays) may be subject to supplementary charges. On public holidays, the surcharge will be from 20 to 30% of the tour price and the ticket price will increase.

2. Booking Amendment
Flexibility is one of our pride. You can amend your booking when it is customized. Just contact us at
tours@inboundvietnam.com with your booking number(s). Our reservations team is happy to amend your booking(s) accordingly.

3. Cancellation Policy
Non-Refundable
NON REFUNDABLE deposit of USD$20 per person for hotels and air ticket booking upon services confirmation and US$ 100 per person upon the package tours services confirmation

Cancellations timeline will be charged as follows

  • 60 days prior to the arrival date: Non Refundable deposit charge and the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels… in accordance with their cancellations policies if any.
  • 59 – 31 days prior to arrival date: Cancellations fee of 30% per group/booking and plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels… in accordance with their cancellations policies if any.
  • 30 days – 15 days prior to arrival date: Cancellations fee of 50% per group/booking plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels… in accordance with their cancellations policies if any.
  • 14 – 7 days before arrival: Cancellations fee 70% charge plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels… in accordance with their cancellations policies if any.
  • Less than 7 days before arrival Or No show: 100 % charge per group/booking.

*** Nonrefundable deposit and banking service fee will be forfeited in all cancellation cases.

4. Refund of Unused Services
No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced.

5. Liability
InboundVietnam Travel is not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by passengers. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural disaster, political actions, and unrest must be borne by the passengers. Passengers are required to have full travel insurance.

6. Travel Insurance

  • Travel insurance is not included in your tour price. It is the passenger’s responsibility to verify whether his/her local health insurance carrier provides coverage while traveling. Please contact your insurance carrier for details.
  • InboundVietnam Travel strongly advises that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy to cover all aspects of your tour: the loss of deposits through cancellation lost of baggage and personal items, personal injury and death. A waiver must be signed if insurance is declined.

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