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 and include the highlights you wish to see. This itinerary encompasses Vietnam’s touring highlights with the inclusion of some memorable, authentic experiences.
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Day 1 - Arrive Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2 - Explore Hanoi
Today is a full day exploring Hanoi. This morning see the city’s highlights; this afternoon enjoy a cyclo tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, learn about traditional Vietnamese architecture and visit an ancient longhouse. Overnight in Hanoi [B].
Day 3 - Hanoi to Ninh Binh
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 [B,L]
Day 4 - Board a Halong Bay Junk
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 onboard [B,L,D]
Day 5 - Halong Bay to Hoi An
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 [B]
Day 6 - 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 [B]
Day 7 - Hoi An to Hue
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 [B]
Day 8 - Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
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 [B]
Day 9 - Mekong Delta Experience
Drive to Cai Be for a boat cruise to the Cai Be River. Observe the local merchants trading their produce from laden vessels and visit a 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. [B,L]
Day 10 - Ho Chi Minh City
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 [B]
Day 11 - Depart Ho Chi Minh City
Your day is free until the transfer to the airport for your onward flight. [B].
International and domestic flights in economy class
Deluxe Class Hotel accommodation in shared twin/double room with daily breakfast.
Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
English speaking guide
Vietnam Visa Approval Processing Fee
Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle unless stated otherwise
Entrance fees for mentioned visits
Daily drinking water
Vietnam visa stamping fee
Drinks with meals
Surcharges for peak seasons
This price is based on Deluxe Class accommodation, for 2 people on a private tour during low season. Please contact us for prices for alternative number of travellers.