Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Arrive Hanoi, our driver and tour guide will pick you up then transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. Depending on your arrival time, you may have time to explore a little of downtown and enjoy a stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake by yourself.
Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi
Lying at the heart of Northern Red River Delta, Hanoi – the thousand-year-old capital city of Vietnam has so many charms to attract tourists both domestic and international. With numerous beautiful lakes, romantic shady boulevards, French colonial styled architectures, and hundreds of old temples and pagodas, the city brings to people an extremely peaceful feeling despite the certain busy life and chaotic traffic as a metropolis of a developing country. Apart from that, the traditional street foods also contribute to the attraction of Hanoi. Strolling around the Old quarter, tasting some delicious authentic Hanoi foods, drinking a local cold beer, or enjoying Vietnamese local coffee are common things that visitors would love to do during their stay in Hanoi.
We have optional tours in Hanoi should you require for.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay
After breakfast, you will be pick-up for the trip to Halong Bay. Arrive Halong Bay around 12:00, get on board. Cruise to contemplate the beauty of the Bay while having lunch. Keep cruising and other activities like kayaking, swimming, taking photo. Having dinner and overnight a romantic night on board.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Hue
Keep cruising the bay, visit cave, fishing village until having lunch, check out and get bus back to Hanoi
You will be dropped off within the Old Quarter, free to have your dinner and manage yourself to go to the train station for night train to Hue (ticket included in tour). Stay overnight on train in 4-soft berth cabin.
Day 5: Hue
Located in the central part of Vietnam, along the bank of the Perfume River, the poetic city of Hue was once the capital city of Vietnam for approximately 150 years during the feudal time under the rule of Nguyen’s Dynasty. Despite being severely damaged during the war, many valued historic architectures are still well preserved such as Imperial Citadel area, Royal Tombs of Ming Mang, Khai Dinh and Tu Duc, Quoc Hoc High School, Thien Mu pagoda…which have helped Hue earn a place in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in 1993.
Arrive in Hue in late morning, get private pick up and transfer to the hotel. You are free to visit Hue or book our daily tours in Hue.
Day 6: Hue
You have a whole day free today in Hue. Have a nice boat trip on Perfume river and visit Royal Tombs are popular things. You can also consider some nice biking trip to rural areas to be off the beaten path.
Stay overnight at hotel in Hue.
Day 7: Hue – Hoi An
After breakfast our guide and driver will pick you up for heading to Hoi An. Passing Hai Van Pass we have more time to taking nice pictures from the pass. Seeing Non Nuoc stone carving village, where the local skillful sculptors create many marble products which are exported to many countries worldwide. You can visit the Cham museum where displays approximately 300 sculptures, among which some are made from terracotta from the period between the 5th and 15th.
Overnight at Hotel, Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An
The charming Hoi An town belongs to Quang Nam province, located in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. With its very favorable position right on the north bank near the mouth of Thu Bon River, this ancient town was once an important trading port which traded widely both with the countries of Southeast East Asia and with the rest of the world. The cultural interference has much influence on the local architectures making this World Heritage Site a charming unique destination.
We have optional tours in Ho An should you require for.
Day 9: Hoi An- HCMC
Today, you will take flight from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh city, also called Saigon. This is the largest city in Vietnam and the nation's economic capital. The metropolitan area Ho Chi Minh City and surrounding towns, is populated by more than 9 million.
Overnight at Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 10: HCMC – Mekong cruise
Our driver will pick-up and transfer to Mekong River. Get on board around 10:00 and start cruising with visiting floating market; visit islands to see local people who are doing daily activities. Have lunch on board. In the afternoon keep cruising and disembark other island for biking or just walking to penetrate local life.
Having dinner and overnight on board.
Day 11: Mekong – HCMC
Having breakfast while cruising, just relax to contemplate the landscape or visit local village to meet people in their daily life.
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 12: HCMC
Although just over 300 years old, Ho Chi Minh City, once considered the Pearl of the Far-East, has always been one of the most well-known destinations in Vietnam with millions of tourists to visit each year. The city offers a wide array of traditional attractions such as Reunification Palace, City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Centre Post Office, Cu Chi Tunnels, and various museums and theatres. In recent years, many new tourists attractions have been developed such as Dam Sen Park, Suoi Ten, Thanh Da, Ky Hoa and Binh Quoi Village, which have become must see places for foreign tourists.
We have optional tours in Ho Chi Minh City should you require for.
Day 13: HCMC Departure
You are free for personal activity till our driver pick-up and transfer you to airport for departure to next destination. Tour ends.
- 9 nights twin/double sharing at hotels with daily breakfast.
- 1 night on train (4 berths, AC cabin)
- 2 nights on boat (private cabin for 2 people with bathroom).
- Land transfer by private vehicle for whole trip (except Hanoi – Halong Bay and vice-versa).
- Sharing boat cruise in Halong Bay (private cabin for 2 people with bathroom)
- Sharing boat cruise in Mekong River (private cabin for 2 people with bathroom)
- Train tickets Hanoi – Hue (4 berths, AC cabin)
- Air tickets and all taxes: DAD-SGN
- Meals as mentioned. B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner
- English speaking guides onboard Halong Bay and Mekong River.
- Admission fees for cruise trips in Halong Bay and Mekong River.
- 1 bottle of mineral water and wet tissue per person on touring day.
- Free Vietnam visa approval letter.
- Service charge and Government taxes
- International air tickets.
- Visa stamping fee.
- Personal expenses.
- Tips and gratuities.
- Services not clearly mentioned above.