This is a typical itinerary for a wonderful journey traveling Vietnam from North to South. The tour itself is a combination of all must-visit destinations throughout the country. During the trip, you will have the opportunity to explore history from thousand years ago, observe how locals mix up traditional values with fast-paced modern life, and see the differences in culture in each part of the country.
Our team’s tour guide warmly welcomes you at Noi Bai International Airport, then transfers to your hotel in Hanoi. Please have a good rest after a long flight and be ready for the next day's excitement. NOTE: Be presented at Pole No.10 (Outside the Terminal Gate), so we can easily find you in the busy airport. In case you can not find the tour guide, please get in touch with your travel consultant. The check-in hour is 14:00. You will be able to have an early check-in with an additional charge. Please contact your travel consultant to book the service. Meals: NA Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Morning Wake up, enjoy the early morning in Hanoi, and have a full breakfast. Your tour guide will pick you up at around 8.00 and accompany you to travel around Hanoi on a half-day city tour. Today's travel route included the top must-visit places in Hanoi: Visit the Temple of Literature, which is the very first university in Vietnam and a symbol of the significant influence of Confucianism on Vietnamese history and culture. You will have a chance to see the special structure of the tiny and elegant One Pillar Pagoda and listen to the mystery of how it was created. Then, admire Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum - the resting place of the greatest Vietnamese leader who brought independence to the country. Located not so far from Ho Chi Minh Complex, West Lake is the lung of Hanoi surrounded by many impressive and precious historical attractions. Being built 1500 years ago, Tran Quoc Pagoda has the finest location here - right on the West Lake and it is one of the most important Buddhist constructions in Vietnam. Before saying goodbye, we will stop and have a delightful authentic traditional lunch at a Vietnamese restaurant. Afternoon Free time at leisure for the rest of the day. NOTE: The tour departs in the morning or afternoon, depending on availability. You can choose to travel by car or by motorbike. Routes can change subject to the client’s interest. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Morning Please be aware that this morning is all for a 4-hour transfer by car. 8:00: Our driver and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and head to Mai Chau by van. There will be a short break along the way. Arrive in village around mid-day; it’s lunchtime! Take a short rest before joining exciting activities in the afternoon. NOTE: Vegetarian diet is available. Afternoon Your biking tour in Mai Chau starts from 13:30–14:00. The cycling is easy and mostly for sightseeing. You will bike through picturesque, tranquil fields and villages, see farmers working, meet friendly local ethnic people, then enjoy free time for bicycling, walking, and shopping. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Mai Chau
Morning After a simple breakfast, at around 8.00 you will explore deeper in Mai Chau. Na Meo and Na Mo villages are a must-see here, where you will learn more about Vietnamese ethnic culture and customs. Back to the homestay for lunch and check out around midday. Spend your free time shopping and relaxing. Afternoon After having lunch, it’s time to say goodbye to Mai Chau and head back to Hanoi. You will arrive at your hotel after 3.5 to 4 hours of driving. Please rest and wait for the next amazing 2 days on the Halong cruise. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Morning Enjoy your tasty breakfast at the hotel. 8:00–8:30: Our driver will pick you up and drive to Halong Bay - a World Heritage with breathtaking natural beauty. It’s a short transfer and only takes around 2.5 hours on the road to get to this must-visit destination. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by the enthusiastic boat crew, who will help you with the check-in procedure. Boarding time is around 12:00. Your lunch will be served while the boat is cruising to the bay, and you will see many lovely islets with different shapes - the typical scene that only can be seen in Halong Bay - during your meal. Afternoon Take a nap after your first meal on board and be ready for exciting afternoon activities such as visiting a cave, kayaking, or enjoying swimming in the crystal clear water and among the majestic scenery of Halong Bay. Around 17:00–17:30, you will return to the boat, and it’s also the time to bring on the Sunset Party. Don’t get too drunk with the “buy-1-get-1-free” cocktail. The tasty dinner is waiting for you from 19:00–19:30. Nightlife activities on board include squid fishing, board game, movie watching, night bar, etc. Do not hesitate to join if you don’t want to sleep early. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Overnight on Cruise Our tour guide will not escort you on the cruises and be replaced by crew members who are fluent in English.
Morning Say “good morning” to Halong Bay with a Tai-chi class in the early morning or simply wake up and witness the amazing sunrise on the bay. A light breakfast will be served at 7:00; right after that, you will continue to explore and experience this magnificent bay by visiting a cave or kayaking. Return to the boat at 10:00 for checking out. After that, enjoy your last delicious meal onboard and prepare to finish your cruise. Between 11:30 - 11:45, the boat will arrive at the port, and the crew will say thank you and goodbye to you. Our shuttle bus is waiting for you and transferring back to your hotel in Hanoi. Afternoon Arriving in Hanoi at around 15:00–15:30, you still have enough time to rest and explore this peaceful city for the last night here. NOTE: Depending on the cruise itinerary, there are some activities before brunch is served. Meals: Breakfast, Brunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Morning Free time at your hotel until getting picked up at your hotel and taken to Noi Bai International Airport for a flight to Da Nang City. Arriving at the Da Nang Airport. A friendly driver is currently waiting and will transfer you to the hotel in Hoi An. You are free to relax at leisure. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Morning Start your journey in Hoi An by joining a half-day walking tour at 8:00, which is the best way to explore this ancient town for any beginner. Throughout the tour, you will walk along tranquil streets, cross by several old houses with special fusion architecture, see how the daily lives of local people are, and witness how historical elements of the town merge with modernity. Stop at the most famous ancient monuments like the Japanese Covered Bridge or Fujian Assembly Hall of the Chinese along the way. These are where you admire the beauty of unique architecture that can only be found in Hoi An and also find out more about the history of this lovely town - a once busy harbor and a place of cultural interference from all over the continent. Try a cold glass of a traditional herbal drink from a popular local street-side shop and taste the exotic drink flavor while wandering around. Pass by a handicraft store, see the creation of the most notable souvenirs in town, and pick up some of them back to your hometown. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Day 9: Free at Leisure in Hoi An It’s time for you to have free time to explore the hidden charm of Hoi An. You can discover the little town inside out on your own or choose one of the below suggestions: Discover My Son Holly Land Half day FROM US $48 /pax Join The Hoi An Memories Show FROM US $24 /pax Life as a Farmer in Cam Thanh village FROM US $79 /pax Enjoy your happy free day and prepare for the long transfer the next day! Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Morning You will be picked up at 8:00 from your hotel in Hoi An, then start a one-day trip to Hue on the road. It takes at least 3 hours for a car transfer from Hoi An to Hue via Hai Van Pass - one of Vietnam's most famous and majestic passes. From here, you can see the stunning view of Truong Son mountain - Vietnam’s longest mountain, hiding the brave history of the country and peaceful Lang Co Bay far away. NOTE: The car will stop at some places for sightseeing and taking photos (admission fee is not included). Afternoon Time to rest and explore Hue on your own. Don’t forget to try the street food in Hue - its unique taste can’t be found anywhere else! Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Day 11: Half-day Hue City tour Morning Our tour guide will see you at 8:00, and your Hue city discovery begins. First, you will visit Thien Mu Pagoda - the most famous Buddhism attraction in Central Vietnam - a royal pagoda lying beside the poetic Perfume river with hundreds of years of history and impressive architecture. Then, the tour guide will take you to Imperial Citadel, which used to be the "house” of the Nguyen Royal Family, the last dynasty in Vietnam, where you will hear the story of the last journey of the feudal period in Vietnam. You will spend most of your time exploring how extensive the old citadel is, especially visiting its typical sites such as the front gate, the Flag Tower, and The King’s Palace, then learn more about the structure and architecture here. Your final stop is the Dong Ba Market - largest traditional trading place in Hue, where you not only can purchase interesting souvenirs to bring home, but also find out more about the daily business of local sellers, and their way of doing business. Please note that the local food here is super delicious, if you have time, don’t hesitate to try it. Afternoon Freetime to relax, go shopping, and enjoy your last time in charming Hue City. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Morning Take a 1-hour and 20-minute flight to get to Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam’s economic center, which is the most crowded city with over 10 million of population and where you will find the incredible mix of Vietnamese traditional culture and modern life. Upon arrival, our driver will wait and transfer you to the Ho Chi Minh city hotel. Afternoon 13:30, join the Ho Chi Minh sightseeing tour “all-in-one” to visit all top must-see attractions here: War Remnants Museum: A member of the system of Museums for World Peace and the World Council of Museums (ICOM) and preserves more than 20,000 documents, artifacts, and movies about evidence of crimes and consequences of wars that the invading forces have caused to Vietnam. Reunification Palace: used to be the residence and working place of the President of the Republic of Vietnam, and on April 30, 1975, this place witnessed and marked the day Vietnam officially gained independence and territorial integrity: 30th, April 1975. Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral: also known as Immaculate Conception Cathedral Basilica or Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Saïgon. It is not only a symbol of Catholicism in Vietnam but also one of the unique architectural works of Ho Chi Minh City. Saigon Post Office: one of the typical colonial architectural constructions in Ho Chi Minh City. This is a building built by the French between 1886-1891 with Western-style design combined with Eastern decoration. The post office is still working at present and is crowded every day. Before returning to your hotel, the tour's last stop is the local market, where you can go shopping like a local and learn how to bargain.
Morning Have breakfast at your hotel. Tour guide and driver will pick up at 8:00 for a whole day trip to explore the colorful Mekong Delta. Get to Ben Tre Province for a boat trip to travel along the Ham Luong River - a big and long river that flows throughout this province, where you can see many lush islets created by alluvial and connect with many exciting places to visit in the Mekong Delta. Stop off at various housemade factories to see how the local economy works: a brickwork factory, a coconut candy-making workshop - where you can learn about how people here create their specialties and sample the unique sweet of coconut candy, and a mat weaving house - where straw mats are woven using a handloom. End up your morning trip at a quiet village where you can walk around the village to see life in the Delta. Here, you can try special local transportation - “xe loi” (a kind of motorized rickshaw) and travel into the forest to visit fruit orchards before stopping at a riverside restaurant for a delicious and filling lunch. Afternoon Board a sampan boat for a relaxing trip along narrow canals - an exotic experience found only in the Mekong Delta - which owns the world's most complicated river and canal system. Back to your hotel in Saigon around 17:00.
Day 14: Free at Leisure in Ho Chi Minh You will have this whole day to explore daily life in Ho Chi Minh City by yourself. So you can consult our tour guide for some recommendations or book the following tours as we suggest: Dinner Cruise on Saigon River FROM US $34 /pax Cu Chi Tunnels & Cooking Class Full day FROM US $79 /pax Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Morning Have leisure time and enjoy your last moment in Ho Chi Minh City before your departure. BestPrice Travel’ driver will drive you to the airport for your onward flight. Farewell and see you again! NOTE: Check-out time is at 12:00. Please contact your travel consultant if you want a late checkout. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: NA Important Notes: PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
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