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The highlights of Vietnam



The original Asia experience: Vietnam is one of the most popular destinations in Asia and is still remained still untouched by mass tourism. Especially for Beginners Asia, the country is in great demand.
For this very itravel a new tour of the country on the South China Sea has compiled that includes all the highlights.
In 13 days, the passengers travel in a privately run tour with a qualified guide and private chauffeur from Hanoi via Hue and Saigon up to the Mekong Delta. Explore on foot, by car, on a junk or on the bike the main attractions and beautiful nature of Vietnam.

Especially suitable for beginners Asia

Starting point of the trip is the “old lady” Hanoi. With its leafy boulevards, romantic parks and buildings from the French colonial period it has its own charm which attracts every visitor in his spell. The first day is concluded with a relaxing 60-minute massage. A visit to a traditional water puppet show in the evening you can not miss on a trip through Vietnam.

From Hanoi we continue in the dry Halong bay on the delta of the Red river, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. First, the travelers explore the area and the surrounding villages with a slight cycling. In the evening, it goes to a traditional rowing boat. The journey takes you past rice fields, limestone mountains and canals.

Halong Bay and the old imperial city of Hue

The journey leads to Halong Bay, where guests discover by cruise ship the majestic beauty of the bay with its emerald green water. The morning on the junk welcome the participants with a Tai Chi exercise on the sun deck. From the boat you go to the airport towards Hue. The old imperial city enchanted with her the Forbidden City in Beijing modeled fortress.
A boat trip on the Perfume River brings travelers to the beautifully situated Thien Mu Pagoda and Minh Mang mausoleum.
About the famous Hai Van Pass, which once formed the natural border between North and South Vietnam, it goes up to Hoi An.
A bike ride to the village of Tra Que brings to guests the Vietnamese country life closer. The village, which is famous for its vegetable production is, in a stunning lagoon.

Saigon and the Mekong Delta

From Hoi An from the itravel guests fly into the capital Saigon. The “Paris of the East” is pulsating metropolis and economic center of the country at the same time. Here they discover colonial buildings and ride in a traditional rice barge along the Saigon River. So the itravel guests experience the nocturnal bustle of the city from a different perspective.
At the end of the tour it comes to the Mekong Delta: On a side arm of the river trip guests drive through narrow channels and make multiple stops at local workshops.

Learn Vietnamese culture know

To learn the Vietnamese culture really has, itravel corresponding program points installed: So the guests visit a market in Hue and then cook following her own lunch under the guidance of a local chef. During the visit to the site Tra Que travelers enjoy fruit and vegetables directly from the organic gardens and are in the Mekong Delta with a local family invited for lunch.




September 14, 2014
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