Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City

Upon your arrival, we will be waiting with a private van to take you to your fabulous hotel in the middle of the city. Once our entire group arrives at the hotel, we will have dinner together - family style. This meal will be a great introduction into some of Vietnam’s most popular dishes...and beers!

Time spent traveling: Approx. 20 minutes

Included: Dinner 

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City

Experience a morning tour of the amazing and vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh. This tour includes the Cu Chi Tunnels in the morning and the War Remnants Museum after lunch. After another group dinner at the Ben Tanh Street Market, we will hit the night markets where we will teach you how to barter! From handmade souvenirs to Michael Kors, this market has it all!

Included: City Tour + Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Mui Ne

After another amazing breakfast at the Myst Dong Khoi, we will take a private mini-van from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne. Have lunch on the beach and then relax for the rest of the day in your private ocean villas, swimming on the beach and enjoying a complimentary 60 minute massages at the Spa. For those of you who are adventurous, you can try kite surfing or jetskiing during your free time! 

Included: Massage + Breakfast & Lunch 

Day 4: Mui Ne

Enjoy breakfast and an optional morning yoga class in a studio near the beach. You will have free time to soak up the sun or explore Mui Ne until our sunset jeep tour. On the jeep tour we will visit the Fairy Stream and the White Sand Dunes. We will end the tour at the Red Sand Dunes for sunset. 

Time spent traveling: Approx. 1 hour

Included: Yoga + Breakfast & Dinner 

Day 5: Hanoi

After breakfast, a private mini-van will pick us up from the hotel and take us to the airport for our flight to Hanoi - Vietnam's capital. In the afternoon, we will arrive at our favorite hotel, where we will have lunch with a panoramic view of the city. You will have a free evening to explore the Old Quarter and have the option of going to the unique Water Puppet Show. 

Time spent traveling: Approx. 3 hours

Included: Breakfast & Lunch  

Day 6: Hanoi

Before breakfast, we will take you to the middle of town where we will join the local women doing zumba by the river. That afternoon, you will have a motorbike tour of Hanoi with a personal female guide. We will meet up later that night to eat dinner together and go to karaoke with our amazing Vietnamese friends - come ready to dance and sing your heart out!

Included: Zumba + Breakfast & Dinner + Karaoke 

Day 7: Halong Bay

We will start our day by traveling to the magnificent Halong Bay. We will arrive and begin our overnight boat cruise around noon. Beautiful scenery, a cooking class at sunset, and a bamboo boat tour are all included on this one night, two day excursion. 

Time spent traveling: Approx. 3.5 hours

Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Night Train 

Spend the morning continuing to relax on the boat cruise in Halong Bay. From there, we will take a bus back to Hanoi to regroup. Free time until we board the overnight train to Sapa. 

Time spent traveling: Approx. 12 hours

Included: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 9: Sapa

After arriving at the hotel, we will eat lunch together and spend the rest of the day exploring and hiking the beautiful mountains of Sapa with Hmong women. These women will follow and help us on our hikes with their baskets full of goods. 

Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Hanoi

Our last full day in Vietnam will start with another half day hike around Sapa with the Hmong women. After showering and eating lunch, we travel back to Hanoi for a relaxing night of exploring and shopping at the amazing night markets one last time. 

Time spent traveling: Approx. 4 hours

Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Airport

After breakfast, you will have free time until your flight. When it is your time to leave, we will say our goodbye's and exchange information before we take you in a private van to the airport. 

Time spent traveling: Approx. 30 minutes

Included: Breakfast

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:

Flights (Incoming to Ho Chi Minh and Outgoing from Hanoi) 

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Visas

Water bottles or alcohol

Extra snacks

Laundry

Tips for guides, drivers, and boat staff

Items of personal nature

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