Amazing Vietnam Tour 12 Days

TOUR DETAILS

Duration

12 days 11 nights

Itinerary

Hanoi - Hue - Danang - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong Delta

Transportation

Airplane and car

Total :

Amazing Vietnam Tour 12 Days will give you new experiences when traveling to a new country. Visiting Vietnam, you’ll discover a lot of things from Vietnam’s history and culture to the local life of people. Our tour starts from Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam and ends in Ho Chi Minh city. For the tour, you’ll visit an ancient Hanoi to natural heritage of the world – Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam. Next, you travel to Hue and visit Citadel. Especially, you have a chance to visit Hoi An – explore beautiful old streets with colorful lanterns. Visit Ho Chi Minh city with amazing tourist sites: Reunification Palace, Cu Chi Tunnel and the last is Mekong Delta. All amazing experiences will be on this tour.

BRIEF ITINEARY

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN HANOI ( MEALS: NO)

DAY 2: CITY TOUR IN HANOI ( MEALS: B, L)

DAY 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY ( MEALS: B, L, D)

DAY 4: HA LONG BAY – HA NOI – HUE ( MEALS: B, L)

DAY 5: HUE CITY TOUR ( MEALS: B, L)

DAY 6: HUE – HOI AN ( MEALS: B, L)

DAY 7: DISCOVER HOI AN RURAL VILLAGES ( MEALS: B, L)

DAY 8: FREE DAY IN HOI AN ( MEALS: B)

DAY 9: HOI AN – DA NANG – HO CHI MINH CITY ( MEALS: B)

DAY 10: HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNEL – CITY TOUR ( MEALS: B, L)

DAY 11: HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA – HO CHI MINH CITY ( MEALS: B,L)

DAY 12: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE ( MEALS: B)

ITINEARY

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN HANOI ( MEALS: NO)

Welcome you to Vietnam – the land of smiles

On upon your arrival in Noi Bai international airport, our tour guide and driver pick you up then transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. You enjoy balance of the day at leisure.

Accomodation: Hotel in Hanoi

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DAY 2: CITY TOUR IN HANOI ( MEAILS: B, L)

You enjoy your breakfast at your hotel. Our tour guide pick you up then start our Hanoi city tour. We’ll visit Ho Chi Minh Complex – one of the most famous tourist sites in Hanoi built-in 1973. You’ll visit the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh house-on-stilts, One-pillar Pagoda, and Ho Chi Minh museum. Next, you pay a visit to the Temple of Literature – recognized as the first university of Vietnam worshiping Confucius.

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You enjoy lunch at a local restaurant

After lunch, you are going to visit the Museum of Ethnology – which is an exhibition of Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minorities. You’ll learn a lot of things about Vietnam’s culture and history. Next, you go back city center and visit Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake – recognized as the heart of Hanoi. Ngoc Son Temple sitting on a small island of Hoan Kiem Lake built in the 13th century. In order to reach the temple, you pass over the bridge called “ The Huc”. You’ll learn a lot of things about culture, legends in the temple.

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You do 45 minutes cyclo tour around Hanoi Old Quarter. It’s known as 36 streets. Each street was related to the product being sold here. You’ll pass by narrow streets with thousands of small businesses. It is an opportunity to capture the best moments and photos here.

Before return your hotel, you’ll enjoy the water puppet show – a famous traditional performance in Northern Vietnam. Tour ends at your hotel around 5 pm.

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Remark: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closes on Monday and Friday. Museum of Ethnology closes on Monday. Other tourist sites would be recommended.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

DAY 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY ( MEALS: B, L, D)

Our driver picks you up at your hotel then transfers you to Halong Bay on the highway. It takes about 2.5 hours.

12h00: You arrive Tuan Chau Marina, you get on the boat and enjoy a welcome drink. After that, you check in your cabin.

Next, have lunch at the restaurant on the cruise. During lunch, you will enjoy the poetic scenery of Ha Long Bay and see the famous islands in Ha Long Bay. After about 2 hours of cruising on Ha Long Bay, you begin the journey to kayak and explore the beauty of Ha Long Bay – the natural wonder of the world. Next, you visit Titop Island – one of the beautiful islands in Ha Long Bay. You can swim, sunbathe or enjoy the panoramic view of Ha Long Bay at the top.

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You return to the cruise to enjoy the amazing scenery of Halong Bay sunset. Besides, you could order some drinks for “happy hour”. 19h00: Dinner will be served. After dinner, you relax or do squid fishing at night.

Accommodation: Halong Bay Cruise

DAY 4: HA LONG BAY – HA NOI – HUE ( MEALS: B, L)

You wake up early and enjoy the sunrise of Ha Long Bay with a cup of tea or coffee and then have breakfast. Next, you visit Sung Sot cave – one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay with beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. Then you return to the cruise and check out. Our boat is cruising back to the harbor. On the way back, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of Ha Long Bay.

10:00: You will join a cooking demonstration and learn how to make traditional Vietnamese spring rolls. Next, you have lunch on the cruise. After lunch, you get on Tuan Chau harbor and depart for the airport to take a flight to Hue. Upon arrival at Phu Bai airport, our guide and driver will pick you up and return to your hotel in Hue city center. Overnight in Hue.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

DAY 5: HUE CITY TOUR ( MEALS: B, L)

Our guide will pick you up at your hotel and then depart for a cruise along the Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda. Thien Mu Pagoda is one of the most famous pagodas in Hue attracting many tourists to visit every year. Next, you will visit the ancient capital of Hue. You will enjoy the beautiful feudal-era relics of great cultural value. You will learn many interesting things about Vietnam’s feudal history.

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You have lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: You will depart to visit the tomb of King Tu Duc. This is the most beautiful mausoleum complex in Hue. You will learn many interesting things about the King Tu Duc and Nguyen Dynasty.

Next, you pay a visit to the conical hat-making village: You will learn about how local people make conical hats. The conical hat is a traditional accessory that shows the simplicity and nobility of Vietnamese women.

Visiting the incense-making village: you will learn and see how the local people make incense which is very interesting and unique.

17h00: You return to the hotel and relax.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue.

DAY 6: HUE – HOI AN ( MEALS: B, L)

8:30: You enjoy breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, you depart from Hue to Hoi An. On the way, you will pass through Hai Van Pass and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the immense sea. You stopped at Lang Co Bay to relax and take pictures.

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You have lunch at a local restaurant in Hoi An.

14h00: You take a walk to visit Hoi An ancient town a cultural heritage recognized by UNESCO. You will visit old houses, explore quaint cobblestone streets and quaint Chinese houses dating back more than two centuries. You visit Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Hall, Tan Ky ancient house, and Japanese bridge.

17h00: You return to the hotel to relax. You stay overnight in Hoi An

Accommodation: Hoi An

DAY 7: DISCOVER HOI AN RURAL VILLAGES ( MEALS: B, L)

8:00: Tour guide picks you up at your hotel and then we start to visit the Hoi An countryside for a half-day. You will cycle there. If you cannot ride a bicycle, you can choose another means of transport. You will cycle along the Thu Bon River to reach the local fishing village. On the way to cycling,  you will enjoy the peaceful, poetic scenery of a Vietnamese village. You will have the opportunity to learn about the daily life of Vietnamese farmers in the rice fields. Next, you will cycle through palm forests, bridges, and beautiful rice fields.

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9h00: You come to Cam Thanh village and take a break with the local family. Next, you will experience the local people’s round-basket boat ride through the beautiful coconut forests. You will learn how to row a basket boat and experience catching fish in the pond.

10h30: You continue to visit Tra Que organic vegetable village. This is the place to grow a variety of vegetables for the local people. Coming to Tra Que organic vegetable village, you will learn about the process of growing vegetables as well as experience interesting vegetable growing activities with local people.

11:30: You visit the local family and take part in an interesting cooking class. After finishing the demonstration, you will enjoy that dish.

13h00: After lunch, you cycle back to the hotel and relax.

DAY 8: FREE DAY IN HOI AN ( MEALS: B)

Today, you are free. You can go around Hoi An or relax on amazing beaches.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

DAY 9: HOI AN – DA NANG – HO CHI MINH CITY ( MEALS: B)

Today you are free. You can walk around Hoi An to buy some souvenirs or relax. Ourr driver picks you up and transfer you to Danang Internation Airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

Upon arrival, our driver and tour guide pick you up at the airport then transfer you to the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 10: HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNEL – CITY TOUR ( MEALS: B, L)

8h00: Our driver and tour guide pick you up and depart to Cu Chi tunnel. You will learn a lot of interesting information about the tunnel that the Vietnamese used to escape bombings, hide from the enemy as well as mount surprise attacks.

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You have lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, you return to Ho Chi Minh City and visit attractive destinations including:

Notre Dame Cathedral: is a famous attraction in Ho Chi Minh City built between 1877 and 1883. It was built based on beautiful classical French architecture.

Old Post Office: you will learn a lot of interesting information about the history, architecture here. Next, you will visit the Reunification Palace: a beautiful building in the center of Ho Chi Minh City. It marked the Independence of the Vietnamese people on April 30, 1975 – the end of the Vietnam War. After that, you move to the War Remnants Museum: a place to keep artifacts reflecting the Vietnam war. Visitors will learn a lot of information about the heroic history of the Vietnamese nation. Finally, you will visit Ben Thanh market – known as the symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. You visit and can buy some souvenirs here.

17h00: You return to the hotel and relax. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 11: HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA – HO CHI MINH CITY ( MEALS: B,L)

8h00: Our driver and tour guide pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Ben Tre – the land of coconut in the Mekong Delta. You get on the boat then moving along a coconut tree and see the local life of people here. Next, you stop at the brickwork and see how local people make brick by hand. The boat continues to wind through the coconut forest to enjoy the dreamy scenery of the Mekong Delta. You visit the coconut- candy-making factory. You will learn the process of processing coconut from the shell, peeling, and making coconut candy. Next, you will enjoy delicious honey tea and learn about the beekeeping process here. Visiting the Mekong Delta, you will cycle to explore the beautiful landscapes and vegetable gardens. You have lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, the motorboat will take you back to the pier and get on the bus back to Ho Chi Minh City at 17h00. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

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DAY 12: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE ( MEALS: B)

You enjoy breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, you can relax or walk around your hotel to see more things in Ho Chi Minh city. After that, our driver picks you up and transfer you to the airport for your flight. End of services!

PRICE AND POLICY

INCLUSION

  • 11 nights accommodation with full breakfast every day
  • Transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals indicated in the program ( B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the program
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottles of water on the car.

EXCLUSION

  • International flight tickets
  • Domestic flight tickets from Hanoi – Hue and Danang to Ho Chi Minh city
  • Visa fees
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal tips
  • Surcharge for high season, holiday and special occasion
  • Others not mentioned in the Inclusion

CHILDREN POLICY

  • The price for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with 2 adults.
  • The children under 4 years old are FOC ( not included domestic flight ticket)
  • 4-7 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 8-10 years old without bed: 75% adult rate
  • From 11 years old: Adult rate

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Before 60 days: free of charge
  • From 30-59 days before departure day: 10% of total rate
  • From 15-29 days before departure day: 30% of total rate
  • From 7-14 days before departure day: 50% of total rate
  • Less than 7 days before departure day or no-show: 100% of total rate

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