We Love —
- Discover the breathtaking natural beauty, history and rich culture of several cities on this 10-night tour of Vietnam.
- Highlights include a cruise through Halong Bay and an iconic drive through the world-famous Hai Van Pass.
- Choose between 4* or 5* hotels throughout to suit your budget and needs.
- You may choose to add a beach extension in Mui Ne at the end of your trip, relaxing by the pool and sea for 4 or 6 nights.
Customer reviews —
Your Destination —
There has never been a better time to go on a Vietnam holiday than now, as the country with a fascinating past warmly embraces its future as a major player among international tourist destinations. When visiting Vietnam you will discover a country that offers something for every holidaymaker. From the beaches of Hoi An, the charms of Hanoi, the natural beauty of Halong Bay to the hectic city life found in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), a Vietnam holiday offers something for everyone, making it a truly unequalled travel experience.
Our Offers —
Offer 1: Vietnam Tour in 10 nights
10-night stay in 4* hotels
10-night stay in 5* hotels
Offer 2: Vietnam Tour & Mui Ne Extension
10-night stay in 4* or 5* hotels
4-night extension in Mui Ne
10-night stay in 4* or 5* hotels
6-night extension in Mui Ne
Your Itinerary In Brief —
Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi – Hanoi countryside
Day 3: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Van Long Nature Reserve
Day 4: Ninh Binh – Ha Long
Day 5: Ha Long – Hanoi – Da Nang – Hoi An
Day 6: Hoi An
Day 7: Hoi An – Hue
Day 8: Hue
Day 9: Hue – Sai Gon
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh – Ben Tre
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh – Departure
Beach Extension of 4 or 6 nights in Mui Ne
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh - Mui Ne
Days 12 to 14 or days 12 to 16: Mui Ne
Day 15 or 17: Mui Ne - Ho Chi Minh City - Departure
Your Itinerary —
During their tour, our members will follow the itinerary as seen below.
After a long flight, you will arrive at the nearly thousand-year-old capital of Hanoi. Your driver will meet you at Noi Bai Airport and transfer you to the hotel in the city centre. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Hanoi Countryside (B/L)
Breakfast at your hotel. Guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel, then drive you to Duong Lam village. This is a small village remaining in Hanoi, a purely agricultural village in the north of the Red River Delta where several hundred-year-old houses still survive. Take a walk around the village to discover the daily life and work of Vietnamese peasants on the fields with a break in two ancient houses: the largest dating back more than 200 years and the oldest dating back more than 400 years. you visit Ngo Quyen Temple and Phung Hung Temple, dedicated to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung and then Mia Pagoda (one of the most beautiful pagodas of Viet Nam), is built in the 15th century and admire 287 statues of all the sizes, within which are the famous sculptures like the statue of Buddha in the Himalayas and the statues of the Eight Vajra deities. Return to Hanoi for a homestay lunch In the afternoon, you visit the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, the Old Quarter. Then the daily life of the Hanoians with an cyclo hour around the old Quarter area. Overnight in Hanoi.
Breakfast at your hotel, you take the road to Ninh Binh (Ha Long Bay On Land). You arrive in Ninh Binh after 2 hours drive. On arrival, you visit the Bich Dong Pagoda, the village of embroidery and then, if time permits, you visit the Temple of King Dinh and Le. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you first have a pleasant bike ride to get fresh air from the countryside Afterwards, a rowing boat ride will take you to discover the Van Long Nature Reserve (the Van Long Biological Conservation Area), an exceptional natural site. The ride will last about 2 hours round trip allows you to discover an array of great poetry, in a very quiet setting, with karstic rocks emerging from the water, plants everywhere and animals. Van Long is a small wood in the flooded area where many migratory birds come in winter. Come to Van Long, you will find calm, far from cities, far from noises, there is only you, nature, birds, water, limestone and plants. Free time to enjoy your resort. Night in Ninh Binh.
Breakfast at your hotel. Departure at 7:30 from your hotel, after 4:30 hours of travel, you will arrive at Halong Bay, the world's natural heritage of our country. Once arrived, you will embark on a beautiful junk to enjoy the welcome lunch and start your cruise on Halong Bay. You will then go through the islands and islets. Dinner on board In the evening, the night fishing service is available on request. Night on board.
Day 5: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi – Da Nang – Hoi An (Brunch)
In the morning, you will sail through the bay of Bai Tu along while having breakfast. You will pass by several rocks and islets, the Bo Nau cave and the fish villages. Landing around 11:00 - 12:00. Transfer direction to Noi Bai airport, Hanoi for flight to Da Nang. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Free time to relax. Night in Hoi An
Note: This itinerary is subject to change due to boat availability or weather condition.
After breakfast, your guide will pick you up to visit My Son Sanctuary, Holy Land of the Champa Kingdom. Upon arrival, you will visit a group of ruined Hindu temple ruins and remains in the My Son Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon, you will discover Hoi An by walking around the town and its marvelous harbor. Follow the narrow streets lined with houses with Chinese, Japanese, French and European architecture and visit the many sights: the 400-year-old Japanese Bridge, the Phuc Kien Meeting Room, the local fish market ... In the town, you will be able to see the art galleries and the tailors' shops and why not make tailor-made clothes. The trip is continued then by visiting the house of a craftsman in the old districts. Here you will have a brief introduction to the history, the origin of the shape and colors of the lanterns, as well as the many stages of realization. Night in Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoi An – Hue (B)
After breakfast, free time to relax all morning. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Hue. On the way to Hue, you will cross the Hai Van Pass which offers at its summit a superb panorama of the central coastline and the beach of Lang Co - one of the most beautiful beaches of Vietnam. On the road, you visit the fishing village. Arrival in Hue, free time. Night in Hue.
Breakfast at your hotel, then take the road to visit the Thanh Toan bridge where is covered by the fields and port ... Returning to the city center, you will visit the Imperial Citadel (World Cultural Heritage) including Hat Tower, Ngo Mon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, ...... .. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon, take a cruise on the Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, Tombs of King Minh Mang (oriental style decoration). Night in Hue.
Day 9: Hue – Ho Chi Minh (B)
Breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. On arrival, your guide and driver will pick you up and drive you to the hotel to leave luggage (rooms are available from 14:00).You will visit the Reunification Palace and Notre Dame Cathedral, the colonial districts and the Ben Thanh Market. Night in Ho Chi Minh.
After around 2.5-hours-drive from busting Saigon, we arrive Ben Tre. You then board on cruise, a new boat with design open on all sides to allow the river breezes to flow freely. As meandering down the Mekong, you'll have a chance to observe from the comfort of your cruise as it plays out on the riverbanks: the people, the stunning landscapes while your attentive crew serves cold drink and seasonal fruit. See how local peel off coconut husk by simple tools. Next is a tuk-tuk ride taking you to a local family making coconut-leaves-swobs. Meet our friendly host, gain an insight into local traditional methods to make a swob. Hands-on and have fun experiences. Continue with a relaxing bike ride on the lush and ever green rural road. Cycle through peaceful villages, meet friendly & smiling locals saying hello and feel the tranquil scenes of rural life. Next is a rowing boat through the crisscross canals. Be relaxed while observing the slow pace of Mekong Delta life. You then have a short walk on the narrow village lane to Mr. Ba’s family. His hospitable greetings and tasty local cake will make you feel that being at home. His family member is happy to share you the local cake making procedure. Join them, try to make one local cake on your own under their enthusiastic instruction. Enjoy tea with honey and dried coconut while chatting with them about their daily routine, the local culture, custom and why you don’t let a local fortune-teller tell you what is supposed to happen in the future. Lunch is served with Mekong specialties at riverside restaurant. Relax, enjoy the tranquil atmosphere before transferring to the pier where the waiting driver will take you, then transfer by road to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh – Departure (B)
Breakfast at your hotel, free time to relax until transfer to the airport for the return flight. The check out time is 12:00. It is possible to have the room until 18:00 with the extra price and it depends on the availability
Mui Ne Beach Extension —
Our members have the opportunity to add the following extension for an additional fee.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then take advantage of free time to relax until transfer to Mui Ne for a few days by the beach. You then have free time to relax and enjoy the pool and the beach of Mui Ne. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Day 12, 13, 14: Mui Ne (B)
You have 3 free days for swimming or relaxing by the sea. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Day 15: Mui Ne – Ho Chi Minh City – Departure (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy free time to relax until your transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City for your return flight (the route takes about 5 hours).
Just for you:
- One 60-minute massage session per person per stay (2 people per room, the third person must pay)
- Free cocktail every day during Happy Hours (5 pm - 7 pm)
- 10% discount for restaurant and laundry
Have breakfast at your hotel and then enjoy free time to relax until your transfer to Mui Ne for your beach side break. Upon arrival, you will have free time to relax and enjoy the pool and the beach. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Day 12 - 16: Mui Ne (B)
Enjoy your days at leisure, having time to relax and enjoy the resorts pool and the nearby beach. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Day 17: Mui Ne – Ho Chi Minh – Departure (B)
Have your final breakfast at your hotel, and take some free time to relax until your transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City for your return flight (approx 5 hours).
Your Tour Hotels —
Our members will stay at the following 4* Superior category or 4*+ / 5* Deluxe category hotels in a Standard Room with meals included as per itinerary.
Superior 4* Category Hotels
Ha Long: Sealife Cruise or similar
Hue: Moonlight Hotel or similar
Ninh Binh: Hidden Charm or similar
Hoi An: Belle Maison Hadana Resort or similar
Ho Chi Minh: Central Palace Hotel or similar
Mui Ne Beach Extension: Cliff Resort or similar
Sleeps up to
Deluxe 4*+ / 5* Category Hotels
Ha Long Bay: Paradise Luxury Cruise
Hue: Pilgrimage Village Resort
Ninh Binh: Emeralda resort or similar
Hoi An: Koi Hoi An Resort
Ho Chi Minh: Le Meridien Saigon Hotel
Mui Ne: Victoria Phan Thiet Resort.
Sleeps up to
Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed. If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.
Your Journey through Vietnam —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Private air-conditioned transfers are included throughout. For the 4* hotel option, between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay you will have a shared bus transfer. For the 4*+/5* hotel option, between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay you will take a private air-conditioned car transfer.