Rating in Vietnam
$ 664

Best Vietnam Tour 7 Days

min $ 664
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Hanoi, Halong Bay Vietnam, Bãi Cháy, Thành phố Hạ Long, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 664 — max $ 831
Group size: min 2 — max 10
Duration: 8 days
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  • Best Vietnam Tour 7 Days Itinerary
  • Inclusions & Exclusions

Best Vietnam Tour 7 Days Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)
Activities: Arrival in Hanoi with time to relax, visit the Old Quarter and enjoy the Water Puppet Show before a welcome dinner in a local restaurant.
Our local guide will meet you at Noi Bai International Airport and take you to your city centre hotel to check in.
In the afternoon, we will take a stroll through the Old Quarter - the centuries-old district in Hanoi with its 36 bustling streets. You can experience e local life here and shop for traditional handicrafts.
After that, we will experience one of Vietnam’s unique Vietnam traditional arts – the Water Puppet Show – before enjoying a welcome dinner in a local restaurant. 
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Note: Hotel rooms may not be ready until 14:00 but an early check-in may be available wit a surcharge. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
Activities: Visit Hanoi’s main sights including the Ho Chi Minh Complex and Temple of Literature, followed by either the Hoa Lo Prison museum or the Ethnology Museum, and a walk around the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake.
08.30 AM: Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and take on a tour of all of the must-see sights in Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (closed on Mondays and Fridays), Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda – with its unique architecture and tranquil garden. We will then head to the thousand-year-old Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first University and a symbol of the importance of learning..
In the afternoon, we will visit either the Ethnology Museum, where you can learn about the costumes, culture and daily life of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam or Hoa Lo prison – known as Hanoi Hilton by American pilots when they were imprisoned there. Many high-ranking men in Vietnam were imprisoned there in the past, as well as the American Senator John McCain who was shot down over Hanoi during the Vietnam War.
We will end the afternoon with a visit to Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake) - a wonderful place for you to enjoy fresh air - and the Old Quarter.
The evening is free for you to enjoy dinner in a restaurant of your choice. Overnight in the hotel. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Note: Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is usually closed from September to November for annual maintenance but if that is the case we can still walk around the outside.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise – Overnight on the cruise ship (B, L, D)
Activities: Cruise in Halong Bay and overnight on board.
After breakfast in the hotel, our driver and guide will pick you up to take you to Halong Bay - the magical World Heritage Site. The drive takes about 3½ hours. On arrival, board the ship and complete the check-in formalities. You will be served with a welcome drink and a special lunch on board.
In the afternoon, depending on the boat’s itinerary, you will have time to enjoy sightseeing or a visit to one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay – Amazing cave - go kayaking among the limestone islets, or just relax on board. From the boat, you get a wonderful, close-up view of the bay’s dramatic limestone islands.
In the evening, we will anchor among the karst formations. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight on board in Halong Bay
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Flight to Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Activities: Explore the stunning caves of Halong Bay. Return to Hanoi for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City
Start your day with Tai Chi (a Chinese system of physical exercises) and a chance to photograph the memorable sunrise over the karst formations. Enjoy breakfast while the boat cruises slowly through magnificent rocks on the way back to the harbour.
Our driver and local guide will then take you back to Hanoi for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City, which takes just over 2 hours. On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be welcomed by our driver who will be waiting for you at Ho Chi Minh Airport and will take you to the city centre to check into your hotel.
The rest of the day is at leisure, giving you the chance to relax or explore this bustling city.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi tunnels - Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B, L)
Activities: Visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels to discover the amazing complex of underground tunnels. Then a walk around the city’s main landmarks such as the Saigon Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market
In the morning, we will take you to the Cu Chi Tunnels, about 55 kilometres from the city centre. This amazing complex of underground tunnels was once used for military practice and as a refuge from the pursuing enemy. We will have lunch in a local house.
We will then return to Ho Chi Minh City to visit its magnificent historic sites, including the Saigon Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Central Post Office. Finally, we will stop off at Ben Thanh Market. where you can buy some souvenirs for family and friends.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Activities: Relax on a boat trip through the Mekong Delta with a chance to explore the scenery by bike or from the boat.
Visiting the Mekong Delta, you will "escape" the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the fresh air of paddy fields, orchards, and farms. We start with a short trip on the Tien River – in a traditional Mekong Delta boat, passing some fish farms on the way that gives an insight into the daily life of the local people. We will stop to visit a cocoa farmer’s house, where you will have a chance to learn more about planting, harvesting, fermenting and drying the cocoa beans before they are sold on the market. For every tourist, the opportunity to experience local life at first hand is an unforgettable experience.
We will then visit the lush coconut plantations and orchards where you will have the chance to enjoy different fruits and discover how the farmers produce their famous fruit and vegetables. We will stop for a refreshment break at a local pagoda followed by lunch in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will return to Ho Chi Minh City where you will have the rest of the day at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh Departure (B)
Activities: At leisure before departure. 
Before we collect you for your departure flight, you can relax in the hotel or continue to explore the city on your own.
Our driver will pick you up to take you to the airport for your flight back home or on to your next destination. While bidding you farewell, we hope to be of service to you again in the future!
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: No Accommodation
Note: Normally we will pick you up 3 hours before departure time in the case of international flights and 2 hours before departure for domestic flights but we need to remain flexible depending on the traffic and other conditions. 
The collection time will be included in the detailed itinerary and confirmed on the day before departure.

Inclusions & Exclusions

+ Vietnam Visa Arrival Letter 
+ Accommodation (shared double/twin room) with breakfast 
+ Meals as specified in the itinerary 
+ Airport pick-up/ drop-off by AC vehicles
+ Transport by vehicles with AC 
+ 1 Night on Halong Bay cruise ship
+ 1 Domestic flight:  Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam Airlines – Economy Class) 
+ Mekong Boat trip
+ English speaking guides on tour
+ Water (2 bottles/pax/tour day)
+ Entrance fees as per itinerary 

+ Visa stamp fees for Vietnam
+ Your International flights to and from Vietnam 
+ Meals or drinks not mentioned in our itinerary 
+ Early check-in, late check-out surcharge
+ Travel insurance 
+ Compulsory dinner at the hotel in peak season (if applicable)

All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Incredible Asia Journeys
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