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					                                          Treasures of Vietnam

                                    Duration: 11 days
                                    Destination: Hanoi – Sapa –Bac Ha - Hoian - Hue - Hochiminh City
                                    Accommodation: Hotels, Train
                                    Transportation: Car, Airplane
                                    Arrival City: Hanoi
                                    Departure City: Hochiminh City
                                    Tour Guide: English and Vietnamese Speaking
                                    Meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 dinners
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Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)
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Today, upon arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, our tour guide will greet and transfer you by
private car to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, one of the most
interesting museums in Vietnam. In the evening, you will enjoy welcomed dinner at local restaurant with
authentic Vietnamese cuisines. Stay overnight in Hanoi hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi – Mai Chau (B)
We leave Hanoi for Mai Chau which is located in green valley that is inhabited by several ethnic
minorities, including H’mong and Thai peoples. After 3 hours driving in mountainous area, we will be
arrival at the Thai village of Ban Lac where we will stay overnight with the locals. The whole afternoon,
you will discover the village with tour guide. First, we stop to visit the head of community to go along
the history of The Thai People, culture, traditions, festivals.... In the evening, enjoy a musical
presentation by local dancers and singers. At the end, we try traditional Ruou Can” (rice wine) from a
long-curved reed. Stay overnight in Mai Chau.

Day 3: Mai Chau – Hanoi – Sapa (B)
In the morning, take a walk to the local market. Here we see some of very interesting foods like bamboo
shoots, bee honey, local textile then continue to visit the surrounding. In the afternoon, we leave Mai
Chau for Hanoi. In the evening, you will transfer to Hanoi Train Station to embark on the overnight train
to Sapa. Stay overnight on train.

Day 4: Sapa day tour (B)
Today, upon arrival at Lao Cai Train Station around 6 am, we will drive up to Sapa which is located 1600
m high above the sea level, enjoy breakfast at local restaurant and visit Sapa Market and The Black
Hmong Village of Cat Cat. In the afternoon, By visiting the Zay Village of Ta Van, The Black Mong Village
of Lao Chai and The Red Dao Village of Ta Phin, we can view most intriguing work & collection of ancient
designs of local weaver, enjoy bast fiber (smashing, bleaching...), visit indigo or hemp farms and study
batik & tritik technique and H'mong and Dzao textiles. In the evening, free at leisure. Stay overnight in
Sapa hotel.

Day 5: Sapa – Bac Ha – Hanoi (B)
Today, we drive from Sapa to Bac Ha, 100 Km away. Bac Ha is a small town that is famous for its colorful
Sunday market. The Flower H'mong women wear checkered head scarves and brightly colored tops and
skirts decorated with elaborate embroidery. The main goods on sale here are livestock such as buffalos,
pigs, chickens, and horses, local products like rice wine, household items, brightly dyed wool, hill tribe
garments, and ethnic handicrafts such as jewelry, baskets, and textiles. After visiting the market, drive
back to Lao Cai Tran Station for overnight train to Hanoi. On the way, visit the border gate between
Vietnam and China. At 9 pm embark and stay overnight on train.

Day 6: Hanoi – Danang – Hoian (B)
Upon arrival in Hanoi, transfer to Noi Bai Airport for a short flight to Danang, and then continue to
Hoian. Hoian is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, mainly because of its Chinese, Japanese and European
influenced architecture. In the afternoon, relax on Cua Dai Beach or spend time to visit silk and
handicraft villages along the Thu Bon River. The evening is on your own schedules. Stay overnight at
hotel in Hoian.

Day 7: Hoian (B, D)
This morning, Visit highlights of Hoian including Japanese Covered Bridge, Phung Hung House, Chinese
Assembly Hall, Quan Ong Pagoda, visit Thanh Ha Pottery Village by boat. In the afternoon, enjoy cooking
demonstration and market tour with local chef. The market tour will give you an insight not just into the
scents and flavor of Vietnamese herbs and spices but also market culture - how to bargain and where to
buy your goods. Our chef will talk you through today's dishes then leading you through each dish, giving
you plenty of opportunity to get involved and try your hand at reproducing the flavors for dinner. Dine
on the dishes you have just prepared. We will also supply you with a recipe containing all the
information you need to reproduce an authentic taste back home. Your evening is at leisure. Stay
overnight in Hoian hotel.

Day 8: Hoian - Hue (B)
Today we travel along the Mandarin Road from Hoian to the imperial city of Hue. On the way, stop to
visit Non Nuoc Beach, one of the best beaches in Vietnam and visit the Cham Museum and drive over
the 'Pass of Ocean and Clouds'. In the evening, free at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Hue

Day 9: Hue (B)
Rise for an early breakfast, followed by a visit to the city's vibrant Dong Ba Market then The Imperial
Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. After exploring the ruins of this
wonderful monument, depart to the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum. The afternoon dragon boat trip on
The Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda allows you to explore history Buddhism in Vietnam then visit
King Minh Mang's Tomb and King Khai Dinh's Tomb, the contrast of traditional and modern
architectures. Overnight in Hue hotel

Day 10: Hue - Hochiminh City (B, D)
Today transfer to the airport for a short flight to dynamic Ho Chi Minh city, followed by an orientation
visit to the former Presidential Palace, the War Remnants Museum, the Colonial Notre Dame Cathedral
and the Old Saigon Post Office. The afternoon tour leads you to China Town where you will visit Thien
Hau Temple and Quan Am Pagoda. Tonight, you will experience true southern hospitality at local
restaurant with southern taste dinner. Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh Departure (B)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then transfer to the airport for home departure. Thank you for traveling
with us and wish you had a wonderful tour in Vietnam and sweet departure.
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Tour Contact
Lan Nguyen
Vietnam Heritage Travel Company
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# 1002, Building A4, Den Lu Str
Hoang Mai Dist, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Tel: +84437264687

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