Vietnam unique tours 20 days of cultural experience in Vietnam
Day time of sightseeing
Noi Bai airport
Tan Son Nhat airport
The highlights of Vietnam Unique Tours
During our unique journey, we will explore the highlight destinations as below:
Hanoi – Capital of Vietnam – thousands of years of civilization
Mai Chau – the capital of Thai people
Ha Long Bay – the world natural wonder
Phong Nha cave
DMZ area – the remainder of the war traces
Hue – the capital of the Nguyen Dynasty
Hoi An Ancient Town – “Oriental Venise”
Vietnam Unique Tours general information
As known as a professional expert in Vietnam tourism, Phong Nha Locals has organized Vietnam Unique Tour – 20 days sightseeing tour from the North to the South of Vietnam with unique programs and excellent services that you could not find in other travel agencies. In these 20 days, we will help you to explore the fabulous places, interesting local culture, and high-quality accommodation travel service. Your satisfaction is our highest target.
Some Important Notes:
The Vietnam unique tours- 20-day tour is a private tour so the tour cost is per person so depends on how many people join the tour so you will get a better price!
Please contact us to get the best price and confirm your date of travel of the Vietnam Unique Tours.
The services included (applied to this circuit, possibility of modification):
Meals at local restaurants clearly mentioned in the tour itinerary (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner).
Hotels (based on 2 people/room) as mentioned in the list.
Air-conditioned and comfortable private car/ minivan for all transfers and land vehicles.
Perfectly English/ French local guides who will be with you during the trip.
Tour boats as mentioned in the program; comfortable boat in Ha Long Bay, with private cabins.
Domestic flights in economy class with airport taxes included.
All entrance fees in the itinerary.
Excluded services (applied to this circuit, possibility of modification):
Vietnam entry visas.
International flights and associated airport taxes arrival and leave Vietnam.
Personal expenses & tips.
Meals not mentioned in the program.
Bank charges related to payment.
Drinks, phone, and anything that is not clearly mentioned in the “inclusion”.
VIETNAM UNIQUE TOURS PROGRAM
DAY 1: NOI BAI AIRPORT PICK UP
Following your flight information, our tour guide and driver will pick you up at Noi Bai airport to check-in the hotel in Hanoi. After taking a short break, we will enjoy an elegant dinner in the restaurant meanwhile our local guide will reconfirm you to the tour itinerary and share with you the experience. He will take you some notes about the preparation during the Vietnam Unique Tours.
DAY 2: HA NOI CITY TOUR
Ha Noi- the capital of Vietnam with a history of over 1000 years of civilization. With the length of its history, Ha Noi is the must-visit destination on your trip to Vietnam.
In the morning, the first place in our Vietnam Unique Tours, we will visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum– the resting place of our highest first president of Vietnam. After that, we will visit the One Pillar Pagoda and Temple of Literature (the first university of Vietnam) – two symbols of the capital.
In the afternoon: we will have a lovely lunch at a local food restaurant in Ha Noi.
After lunch, we continue the journey with the Ethnographic Museum and visit Hoan Kiem Lake before finish the first day of Vietnam Unique Tours.
DAY 3: HANOI – MAI CHAU
In the morning: We will pick you up to depart early to Mai Chau – is known as the door of the great Northwest. It is the capital of the Thai people. Here, you will explore the daily life and interesting culture of beautiful residents in Mai Chau valley.
Around 12:00, we will have lunch at the homestay with the locals.
In the afternoon, we will ride a bike to explore the villages and local life in Chieng Sai, Cha, Na Tang, etc. So you can observe the beautiful scenery of rice terraces surrounded by mountains. Do not forget to enjoy “rượu cần” – The strong-flavor local wine drunk with a special tube with & ethnic dance on local music for dinner.
DAY 4: MAI CHAU – TAM COC
In the morning, after having breakfast, the driver and tour guide will pick you up to Tam Coc. Upon arrival, we will visit Bich Dong Pagoda located on the hillside with wonderful panoramic views.
After that, we will have a nice lunch at a local food restaurant.
After lunch is the best time to explore the limestone peaks and beautiful rice terraces here. we will admire 3 caves of Tam Coc across the mountains, a relaxing program to enjoy the masterpieces of nature, and the serene of the mountains.
DAY 5 & 6: TAM COC- HA LONG BAY
From Tam Coc, we will transfer you to Ha Long Bay– the world’s natural heritage in Vietnam to enjoy high-class services on a cruise in 2 days 1 night.
Onboard of the cruise, you will walk around Ha Long Bay and admire the unique beauty of its islands, caves, and nature.
we will visit Vung Vieng, the fishing village to discover the lives of local fishermen here.
Kayaking in Ha Long Bay and explore beautiful islands, caves.
Take part in ayurvedic exercise early in the morning.
Squid fishing at night onboard.
Use high-class services on yachts.
At the end of the program, our driver will pick you back to Ha Noi to continue the Vietnam Unique Tour 20 days.
DAY 7: HANOI FREE AND EASY – TRAIN TO DONG HOI
After coming back to Ha Noi from Ha Long Bay, now it is the time for us to arrange luggage, take a rest, and go shopping in Hanoi, before taking a train to discover the central strip of heritages in Vietnam Unique Tours.
DAY 8: DONG HOI- EXPLORE PHONG NHA CAVE
In the morning: Our local guide will pick you up at Dong Hoi train station and head to the hotel in Phong Nha for breakfast. After breakfast, our group will start visitingPhong Nha cave– the typical scenic spot of the cave system of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Our experienced guide will accompany you to discover the beauty of the dry cave and wet caves, admire the natural masterpieces that Nature offered to Phong Nha.
After the cave exploring, we will have lunch at a local restaurant
The afternoon will be your free time in Phong Nha.
DAY 9: DMZ- HUE
Located in the middle of the “Central intestine” – where the density of world heritage is quite dense, Quang Tri people can still boast a special tourist destination that cannot be found out at any other tour in the Nationwide: Tourism DMZ zone.
In the morning: we will go along the road 09 to visit Dakrong Bridge, Ho Chi Minh trail, Rockpile hill, Khe Sanh airport, etc.
In the afternoon, We will have lunch at a local restaurant. After that, continue the Vietnam Unique Tours by taking the Highway 1A to visit Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River, Doc Mieu base, Vinh Moc Tunnels.
DAY 10: HUE – THUY BIEU VILLAGE
Hue city was the capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen dynasty. This city was not only a political center but also a cultural and religious center of Vietnam from 1802 until 1945.
In the morning: We start exploring the heritage journey with the Hue Citadel – were witnessed the ups and downs of the Nguyen Dynasty. The complex of Hue Imperial Citadel included The Royal City and Forbidden Purple City. After that, we will take a dragon boat on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda – the oldest pagoda in central and Southern Vietnam from 1601.
Then, we will explore Thuy Bieu village – famous for the “Thanh Tra” fruit, a type of pomelo in Vietnam, we will have meals and foot massage at a local restaurant in the serene garden house.
In the afternoon, Vietnam Unique Tours 20 days continue with Minh Mang Tomb and Khai Dinh Tomb. Our local guide will tell you a lot of stories about how they built the royal tombs and its meanings. In the end, our tour guide will take you to the hotel in Hue.
DAY 11: HUE- DA NANG- HOI AN
After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer you to Hoi An. Along the way from Hue to Hoi An, we will visit some beautiful attractions such as
Lang Co Beach is 42.5 km in length, 60 km from Hue city and 20 km from Da Nang; An almost pristine bay at the foot of Hai Van pass, with flat beaches, beautiful immense blue water with a very diverse and rich ecosystem. Looking far away are vast tropical forests on undulating mountains, located between the mountains and the sea, which is the vast Lap An lagoon spreading in the attractive area. This is one of the famous tourist attractions and landmarks of Thua Thien Hue province and is considered by the Khai Dinh emperor as a fairyland.
Hai Van Pass– Honored by the British Guardian newspaper voted in “Top 10 most beautiful coastal roads in the world”, Hai Van Pass always fascinates those who are passionate about exploring the harsh roads. Hai Van Pass is 20km from Da Nang city and 80km from Hue city. The pass is located on a mountain branch that runs into the sea of the Bach Ma Range, connecting Thua Thien Hue province and Da Nang city. The pass is 500m high above sea level and about 20km long.
Marble Mountains – a must-see attraction in Da Nang with beautiful scenery, poetic temples and caves, trees, bells. These combinations will surely help you dispel all fatigue. Especially, we will visit the hell and paradise cave to explore the difference between the samsara in the western and eastern cultures.
Have lunch at a riverside restaurant in Hoi An with the beautiful views of the Hoai River.
In the afternoon, We check-in at the hotel, take a break, and then we go to explore the Hoi An ancient town, which was dubbed the “Lantern City”, with Japanese Covered Bridge, Tan Ky old house, Fujian assembly hall, Hoi An Central Market, etc
After that, you are free to have your own dinner.
DAY 12: CAM THANH COCONUT VILLAGE- TRA QUE ORGANIC GARDEN VILLAGE
This morning of the Vietnam Unique Tours, we start a peaceful day in Cam Thanh coconut forest – 8km far from the Hoi An city center. Here, we will experience Hoi An basket boat, with local people rowing, weaving through the beautiful coconut water forests. We will go fishing crabs with the locals by very simple tools, making bracelets, hats, and crowns from coconut leaves.
After that, we continue to move to the Tra Que vegetable village, visit the vegetable garden, harvest vegetables with locals, join Hoi An cooking class under the direct guidance of the local people.
In the afternoon: enjoy what you have just cooked as lunch. then, our tour guide and driver will take you back to the hotel in Hoi An.
You are free to explore Hoi An Old Town by night and have your own dinner.
DAY 13: EXPLORE MY SON SANCTUARY
Belongs to Duy Phu commune, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province, 60 km from Hoi An city to the west, My Son Sanctuary appears with an architectural complex consisting of Champa temples following Hinduism architecture which is extremely unique.
In the morning: Our local guide will help you to understand more about Champa Kingdom history, and culture when visitingMy Son holy land. You will have a chance to learn about history through traces, remaining works & enjoy Cham Pa dances.
We will have a lovely meal at a local restaurant in Hoi An ancient town.
In the afternoon, our tour guide and driver will take you to Danang, free to do shopping at the Han market, and return to the hotel to rest. Then, you are free to have dinner on your own.
DAY 14: MEET UP AT TAN SON NHAT AIRPORT
Our tour guide and driver pick you up at Tan Son Nhat airport and head to the hotel in Sai Gon. The rest of the day is your leisure time.
DAY 15: SAI GON – CU CHI TUNNELS
In the morning: our local guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel to start Vietnam Unique Tours to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels. We will be turned back in time, transformed into soldiers, crept through dark tunnels, deeply attracted in order to understand more about the long and arduous fight but full of the gloriousness of the Cu Chi army and people in particular and of the Vietnamese people in general.
We will take a break and have lunch at Ben Dinh restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will return to Saigon, continue to visit the city as the Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office, Ben Thanh Market, etc. These are the places where you will be explored.
DAY 16: MY THO- BEN TRE – CAN THO
Traveling to the riverside through the west, we will visit the provinces of My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho.
In the morning: Arrive My Tho, we will go on a motorboat on the Tien River and be able to listen to the introduction as well as seeing 4 docks as Long, Lan, Quy, and Phung – the four holy beasts as Vietnamese dragon, Unicorn, Turtle, and Phoenix. In addition, we will also see fish rafts, stilt houses on the river, and shops built on the river and we will also visit coconut candy production sites, enjoy honey tea at home. Next, we will visit along the small canals covered by a row of green rowing coconut trees. Having lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will be able to visit the fruit garden as well as enjoy the seasonal fruits and hear “Don Ca Tai Tu” – southern amateur music presented by the people here.
At the end of the tour, we will return to Can Tho city. Check-in & rest at the hotel. You are free to visit the bustling Can Tho night market and have dinner at Ninh Kieu Wharf.
DAY 17: CAN THO- SAI GON
In the morning: Having breakfast at the hotel and check out, the train takes you to visit Cai Rang floating market – the largest floating market in the Mekong Delta. Here, you can see the bustling trade scene on the river – a feature of the river market. The boat continues to take you to visit rice paper product facilities, vermicelli and enjoy specialties as baked ham, roasted frog, grilled snakehead fish, etc (expenses are excluded).
In the afternoon, we will return to the boat to the mainland, have lunch in Can Tho (expenses are excluded). Then you get on the car to return to Saigon.
DAY 18 & 19: SAI GON- MUI NE- SAI GON
After 4 hours of moving from Saigon, we will arrive in Mui Ne to enjoy the fresh air and the sunny sunshine of the South. Here, you will be free to experience the sand dunes, beautiful beaches, local seafood markets as well as high-class services at the resort. To truly complete 2 days in Mui Ne, don’t forget to visit:
Duc Thanh School – a school founded by patriotic mandarins in 1907 to respond to the Duy Tan movement in Central Vietnam.
Thuy Tu’s palace
Mr. Hoang building
Poshanu Cham Tower
Stone Rock and Ghenh Islet
Fairy Stream and fishing villages.
DAY 20: PRIVATE AIRPORT – END OF VIETNAM UNIQUE TOURS
On the last day of the Vietnam Unique Tours 20 days, our tour guide and driver will transfer you to the airport. Ending the Vietnam Unique Tours in 20 days. Thank you for choosing us – Phong Nha Locals Travel.
Vietnam Unique Tours cancellation policy
– If you cancel at least 7 days before the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee.
– Cancel from 3 to 6 days before the scheduled departure time, there will be a 50% cancellation fee.
– Within 2 days from the scheduled departure date, there will be a 100% cancellation fee.
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