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In-depth Vietnam Explore 20 days

Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Halong - Sapa - Hue - Hoi An - Nha Trang - Dalat - HCMC - Mekong

Overview

See all the best of Vietnam from the culture-rich Northern capital to the white sandy beaches & beautiful highland in the Central region and end the tour in delight Southern part. Within 20 days, this Vietnam tour offers you a wide range of interesting activities and unforgettable experiences in Vietnam.

Highlights

  • Soak up the elegant and charming Hanoi Old Quarter.
  • Enjoy the sampan boat trip in the beautiful waterways of Trang An or Tam Coc.
  • Spoil your eyes with the spectacular valley and rice terrace in Sapa from the above, trekking is a must-do.
  • Stay overnight in a traditional junk while cruising through the magnificent Halong Bay.
  • Visit the Imperial City Hue to learn about its long history, and the local village to see the local handicraft and rural life.
  • Stroll around the tranquil ancient town of Hoi An by the river.
  • Relax in the sand-sea-sand in Nha Trang.
  • Feel the fresh and cool mountain air in Da Lat.  
  • Immerse in the hustle and bustle Southern Metropolitan – Ho Chi Minh City and discover the daily life in Mekong Delta.

Itinerary

Please check the full itinerary and photograph of this Vietnam tour for your reference. If you have any query, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Day 01: HANOI ARRIVAL

Arrive at Noi Bai airport, you will be greeted by our guide and driver and transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. Check in and have a restful overnight stay at the hotel.

Meal: None
Tour guide: English speaking guide

hanoi

Day 02: HANOI CITY TOUR

The full-day tour takes you around Hanoi’s highlights sites including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and his stilt house, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda. You also have a chance to visit historic University – The Temple of Literature, that dates back to the 11th century; learn about Buddhist practices in a serene lakeside pagoda. Visit the famous Ethnology Museum. Back to the Old Quarter to walk through the narrow streets that were famous for its specialized craft making guilds, the guild streets are named for their product or location and still bear such names nowadays; and then join in a unique water puppet show that features the Viet folklores and culture. Overnight in Hanoi.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

hanoi

Day 03: HANOI – NINH BINH

After breakfast, depart from your hotel at 8:00 to Ninh Binh Province. Today we will have chance to learn about the national heroes Dinh and Le who founded the ancient capital of Hoalu, dated the 10th century; we glide down a narrow stream in a small rowboat and enjoy a ride through Tam Coc area, which is shaded by steep limestone cliffs that jut out of the blazing green rice paddies. Overnight in Ninh Binh.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

Tam-coc-ninh-binh

Day 04: NINH BINH – HALONG

After breakfast, at around 8.00 am, we are ready to be picked up to Halong Bay. On arrival, you are welcomed on boat and have set lunch while cruising in the bay. Depends on which cruise you choose, the detailed itinerary will basically include a visit to Sung Sot grotto, kayaking (extra option at most of the boat, some boat has kayaking included), swimming in crystal water and enjoy the landscape or relaxing at the sundeck. Dinner and overnight on the cruise.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide

halong bay

Day 05: HALONG BAY – HANOI – SAPA

Wake up on the bay to the sounds of waves, fresh air and breeze welcoming the new day. After breakfast, visit a beautiful limestone grotto then walk back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. The boat arrives at the harbor by 11.30am and your driver is waiting to take you back to Hanoi. Afterward, have a light break at a small hotel near to the train station. Then later that evening, our staff will escort you to your cabin on the train to Lao Cai.  Overnight is on train.

Tour guide: English speaking guide

Meal: Brunch

halong-bay-tour

Day 06: LAO CAI – SAPA

Arrive at Lao Cai train station at around 6am. Pick up and transfer to hotel in Sapa ( 1 hour drive). Once in Sapa, have breakfast and check-in to your hotel (the early check-in is upon availability and hotel’s policy). Some free time is offered to explore the town by yourself. Afternoon is started by an enjoyable walking tour to the hill tribe village of Cat Cat, home to the H’mong minority peoples. You will have the opportunity to get cultural interaction with the families that live in the area before heading back to Sapa in the late afternoon. Overnight in Sapa.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

sapa

Day 07: SAPA – LAO CHAI/TA VAN/LAO CAI – HANOI

Breakfast in hotel, you will explore Sapa daily wet market and then set out on our 3-4 hour trek down to Muong Hoa valley, travel though the villages of Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to H’mong, and Dzay people. Amazing view from the walk with a lot of local hill tribes people on the way make your experiences here. Lunch is along the way at a local restaurant. Back to the main road where your vehicle is waiting to take you back to Sapa town. Free until transfer back to the train station around 5pm for night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
*If today is Tuesday, Thursday, Sat or Sunday, we will recommend to visit some of the most beautiful markets in North West Vietnam

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

Dzay-people-sapa-vietnam

Day 08: HANOI – HUE

This morning, arrive at Hanoi Train station and see our driver who transfers you to the airport to catch the morning flight to Hue Airport. You are picked up by our guide and driver then transfer to your hotel in Hue. Check in and relax until our guide and driver come back to pick you up to a royal style dinner to show off the nice and sophisticated cuisine of Hue. Overnight at your hotel.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide

Hue

Day 09: HUE CITY TOUR

Breakfast in hotel and meet up with our local guide again to start a day exploring the charms of the Citadel in this former Imperial City with many well-preserved royal monuments in Hue. Board a dragon boat to cruise along the Huong River. Stop at Thien Mu Pagoda to pay your tribute to the most ancient Buddhist symbol of Hue. After lunch in a local restaurant, we continue to visit the famous Tu Duc’s tomb and the bustling but charming Dong Ba Market. Overnight in Hue.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

hue

Day 10: HUE – DA NANG – HOI AN

Follow by the ancient citadel is an ancient town – Hoi An. After a rewarding drive through the scenic Ocean Clouds Mountain Pass (Hai Van pass) with a stop in Cham Museum and Marble Mountain in Da Nang, you will arrive at the well-known Hoi An ancient town. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant then check in hotel and leisure time. The afternoon we take a walking tour into the Old Quarter to visit the Chinese Embassy Halls, Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda & Tan Ky House. Early evening will be free time for shopping or relax. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

hoi an

Day 11: HOI AN – MY SON

After breakfast, you take the half day private tour to My Son – the sanctuary of Cham culture. You will walk into the ruins of ancient My Son holy land to recall the Champa people’s glory days dating from the 4th to the 13th century. Afternoon, balance your leisure time between lounging at the beach or happily emptying your wallet while browsing the world of handicrafts and souvenirs that Hoian has to offer or simply stroll along the riverside to get a feel for the olden days of the busy Faifo merchant port. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: English speaking guide

My-Son

Day 12: HOI AN – NHA TRANG

After breakfast, transfer to Da Nang to take your flight to Nha Trang. Arrive at Camranh airport in Nha Trang and drive to downtown of this sun-washed city, check in your hotel and be ready for your beach break.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: None

nha trang beach

Day 13: NHA TRANG

Leisure time on beach. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: None

nha trang

Day 14: NHA TRANG – DA LAT

This morning, after breakfast, our driver will come and pick you up for a ride to Dalat, the most romantic and European style city in Vietnam. The drive is scenic, with splendid views and natural landscape along. Arrive at Dalat at around noon time, check in and overnight in Dalat.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: None

nha trang beach

Day 15: DA LAT

Today, at around 8.30 am, our guide and driver will take you out for a city tour including the famed Truc Lam Thien Vien Temple, Bao Dao’s villa which is a base for the last Emperor on his many hunting expeditions to the surrounding hills, the old train station, the aged old cathedral and Da Lat’s bustling market, packed with produces such as locally grown flowers and fruits. The rest of the day is free at leisures. Overnight in Dalat.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: English speaking guide

Da Lat - the aged old cathedral and Da Lat’s bustling market

Day 16: DA LAT – HO CHI MINH CITY

After breakfast, check-out and get your transfer to the airport to take a 30 minutes flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, check in your hotel and relax or doing some own exploration walk around the hotel neighborhood area. Overnight in Saigon.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: None

Saigon- tour

Day 17: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNEL

Today’s morning, we start our tour to all the hot spots including Central Post Office, Reunification Palace and the provocative War Remnants Museum; browse for some souvenirs at the bustling BenThanh market or stroll along the ancient Rue Cardinal (now Dong Khoi Street) to see how fascinating and extraordinary the city’s life and lights seem not to stop until midnight. After lunch, we drive to the outskirts of the city to Cu Chi and witness the tremendous work done by V.C and guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam war, the complicated network of tunnels that remains to these days. The evening is on own leisures.

Meal: None
Tour guide: English speaking guide

cu chi

Day 18: HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA

We will be met at lobby of the hotel then transfer to Cai Be town. It take us around 2,5 hour driving then we arrive at Cai Be and board on our boat. Welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew to serve you is ready to check you into the cabins. Lunch is served while en route. The cruise slips into the canal, in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the river traffic, between markets and churches, a unique opportunity for a glimpse of the very varied life on the banks as well as on the water. Visit to a village on the banks of river, an opportunity to appreciate the way of life and hospitality of the local inhabitants while visit their orchard or rice fields nearby.
Back on board and rest on the deck enjoying the sunset. Dinner is served on boat. The ship sets anchor just downstream

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide on board

mekong delta

Day 19: MEKONG DELTA – HO CHI MINH CITY

We may get up for breakfast as early as 06:30 am. The ship then departs towards Can Tho. Arrival in Cai Rang floating market, transfer onto a local boat to navigate through and visit the floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier. By mid-morning, the boat trip will end on shore at Can Tho where we will take our private vehicle back to Ho Chi Minh city. Check in our hotel and relax at leisures. Dinner is on own account.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: English speaking guide


Day 20: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE

After a late breakfast, you are free for last minute shopping or wait until transfer time to airport for your departure flight.
End of services.

Meal: Breakfast
Tour guide: None

ho chi minh

Pricing

 

Category Price valid from Jan 1st – Dec 31th, 2020 (per person in US dollar)
2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people

Single

supplement

Superior $2,438 $2,162 $1,959 $1,847 $792
Deluxe $2,744 $2,469 $2,265 $2,154 $1,099
Luxury $3,407 $3,131 $2,928 $2,816 $1,761

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

Cities Hotel Category
Superior Deluxe  Luxury
Ho Chi Minh Sanouva
Deluxe Room
Liberty Citipoint
Deluxe Room
Nikko
Deluxe Room
Hue Alba Spa
Deluxe Room
Eldora Deluxe City View Room Indochine Palace
Palace Deluxe Room
Hoi An Vinh Hung Emerald Hotel Deluxe Pool View Room Hoi An Central Boutique 
Hotel & Spa Deluxe Room
Almanity My Spirit Superior Room
Hanoi

Essence Palace Deluxe City View

La Lapis Hotel
Deluxe Room
Oriental Jade Hotel
Oriental Room
Halong Bay Garden Bay Cruise
Deluxe
Paloma Cruise
Deluxe
Indochine Cruise Junior Cruise
Mekong Mekong Eyes Classic Cruise Mango Cruise Song Xanh Sampan
Nha Trang Xala Boutique
Superior Room
Liberty Central
Deluxe Room
Mia Resort
Garden View Room
Sapa Vista Sapa
Deluxe Room
Aira Boutique Hotel & Spa
Deluxe Window Room
Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Classic Room
Ninh Binh The Vancouver
Superior Room
Ninh Binh Hidden Charm
Deluxe Room
Tam Coc Garden
Resort Deluxe
Garden Room
Da Lat Du Parc Hotel
Standard Room
Ngoc Lan TTC Premium
Hotel Deluxe Room
Ana Mandara
Villa Room

Include & Exclude

TRIP INCLUSIVE

  • All private transfer and transportation
  • Domestic air tickets for flight Hanoi – Hue, Da Nang – Nha Trang, Da Lat – Ho Chi Minh
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced local English / French speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Water and tissues on coach
  • Services charges and government tax
  • Dragon Boat in Hue
  • Private double/twin cabin in Halong
  • Boat trip in Mekong Delta
  • Approval document for visa on arrival (1-month single entry)
  • Train ticket to Lao Cai/ Sapa in return route

TRIP EXCLUSIVE

  • International flights & departures taxes
  • Beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamping fee.
  • Others not mentioned above

Note:

* Check-in time: 02.00pm – Check-out time: 12.00pm

* Special offer in Low Season from May 1st – Sept 30th is applied. Please contact us for more details.

* Price is based on a minimum of 2 people sharing 1 double/ twin room. Single supplement is surcharged when one person occupies one room.

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