Vietnam Highlights Tour - The best way to experience Vietnam is on a multi centre tour visiting the Northern, Central and Southern areas of the country. All of our tours are on a private basis, tailor-made to suit your own requirements. This itinerary encompasses Vietnam’s touring highlights with the inclusion of some memorable, authentic experiences.
Day 1 Arrive Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi and pick up and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2 Explore Hanoi City Tour ( B , L )
Today is a full day exploring Hanoi. This morning see the city’s highlights including Ho Chi Minh's former residence, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, the Lake of Restored Sword, Ngoc Son Temple; this afternoon enjoy a cyclo tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, learn about traditional Vietnamese architecture and visit an ancient longhouse. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 3 Hanoi to Ninh Binh ( B , L , D )
Leave Hanoi for Ninh Binh. Start with a leisurely 5km bike ride through paddy fields to Dong Tam Village. Here you can take part in lunch preparation with the locals before enjoying lunch with a family. After lunch take a sampan ride through the But Cave Complex to Thung Nham dock. Overnight in nearby Ninh Binh
Day 4 Ninh Binh Halong Bay Board ( B , L,D )
Drive to Halong Bay where you board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of this magical World Heritage Site. Enjoy lunch and a swim. Drop anchor in the evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks. Overnight on board
Day 5 Halong Bay - Hanoi Fly to Hoi An ( B , L )
Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay before returning to the wharf. Transfer to Hanoi airport for a short flight to Danang. Upon arrival, drive to Hoi An where you will be staying for two nights.
Day 6 Explore Hoi An ( B , L )
Explore Hoi An,Set off on a walking tour of Hoi An. This afternoon, visit one of Hoi An’s famous lantern workshops and learn how to make one yourself. End the day on a boat trip on the Thu Bon. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7 Hoi An to Hue ( B , L )
Depart for the ancient capital of Hue with a coastal drive via the Cloudy Pass. Upon arrival in Hue, visit the impressive Imperial Citadel, and later the poetic mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc. Overnight in Hue
Day 8 Hue Fly to Ho Chi Minh City ( B , L )
This morning enjoy a cruise on the Perfume River, visiting Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Then take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. After being transferred to your hotel, the rest of your day is free at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 9 Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta Experience ( B , L )
Drive to Cai Be for a boat cruise on the Cai Be River. Observe the local merchants trading their produce from heavily laden vessels and visit a local village. After lunch at a local house, proceed to Binh Hoa Phuoc islet for a sampan ride before disembarking at Vinh Long for your drive onto Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 10 Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City ( B , L )
Enjoy a morning boat trip to the Cai Rang Floating Market - full of small boats delivering goods from all parts of the Mekong Delta. Continue cruising to the Ba Lang Canal, stopping at an orchard, before returning to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, explore the city on a guided tour. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 11 Depart Ho Chi Minh City ( B )
Your day is free until the transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
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What is included
- Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
- Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
- Private air-conditioned vehicle
- Accommodation with daily breakfast.
- Meals in tour B = Breakfast, L = Lunch , D= Dinner
- All sightseeing tours in privately guided tours
- Domestic flights in tour
- Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary.
- English-speaking tour guide during your trip
- Bottled water during your sightseeing (1 bottle / day)
- Halong bay boat
What is not included
- Visa to Vietnam
- International flights & Any optional tours
- Personal spending during the trip
- Travel insurance
- Tip for guides, drivers...