Itineraries

Natural beauty all around Halong Bay; French architecture in Hanoi; cool air in the mountain region of Sapa; elegant Resorts in Danang and Nha Trang; Imperial history in Hue; floating markets on Mekong River; bygone days of wartimes around Ho Chi Minh City or the present Disco hype of contemporary Vietnam: this is the menue, you can chose from.

It's all here for you to experience and enjoy! I want to help you design your menue which all the ingredients, Vietnam is holding for you!

The following suggestions are just meant as a guideline! All tours can start or finish in either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City!

Tour 1: "Classic"
Ho Chi Minh - Hue - Danang - Hoian - Hanoi

Tour 2: "Historic"
Ho Chi Minh - Tay Ninh - My Tho - Hue - Hanoi - Halong - Ninh Binh

Tour 3: "Nature"
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Sapa - Hai Phong - Halong

Tour 4: "Ethnic"
HCMC - Buon Ma Thuot - Pleihu - Hoian - Danang - Hue - Qui Nhon - Nha Trang - HCMC


Tour 1: "Classic"
(7 Days/6 Nights)
Ho Chi Minh - Hue - Danang - Hoian - Hanoi

Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City: Arrival and airport transfer.
City tour: War Remnants Museum, Binh Tay Market in Chinatown, Giac Lam Pagoda and lacquer workshop. Overnight in HCMC

Day 02: Ho Chi Minh City.
Morning: Excursion to Cu Chi tunnels.
Afternoon: Downtown shopping traditional handycraft
Evening: Saigon River cruise to Binh Quoi Village for folk show or enjoy the roof-terracce of Caravelle Hotel! Overnight in HCMC

Day 03: HCMC - Hue by plane. Airport transfer; visit Imperial Citadel.
Afternoon: Visit to Tu Duc and Khai Dinh tombs.
Evening: Hue folk show on Perfume River. Overnight in Hue

Day 04: Hue - Danang - Hoian.
Morning: Boat ride on Perfume River to Thien Mu pagoda,
then overland to Dong Bau Market.
Afternoon: Transfer to Hoi An, stop over at Lang Co fishing village and Hai Van Pass.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 05: Hoian - Danang - Hanoi.
Morning: Visit to Hoian ancient town, fish market, temples and old houses.
Afternoon: Visit to stone-carving village of Non Nuoc and Cham Museum.
Danang - Hanoi by plane. Airport transfer. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 06: Hanoi. Full day sightseeing of Hanoi.
Morning: visit to President Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum,
One-Pillar Pagoda, Hostory Museum and Temple of Literature.
Afternoon. Visit to Bat Trang pottery village, Old Quarters and pedicab tour around town.
Evening: Water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi

Day 07: Hanoi. Downtown shopping or at leisure before airport transfer.


Tour 2: "Historic"
(10 Days/9 Nights)
Ho Chi Minh - Tay Ninh - My Tho - Hue - Hanoi - Halong - Ninh Binh

Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City. Airport Transfer.
City tour: War Remnants Museum, Binh Tay Market in Chinatown,
Giac Lam Pagoda and lacquer workshop. Overnight in HCMC.

Day 02: Ho Chi Minh City.
Full day excursion to Tay Ninh, visit to Cao Dai Holy Sea.
Then, visit to Cu Chi tunnels. Overnight in HCMC

Day 03: Ho Chi Minh City.
Full day excursion to My Tho: cruise on Mekon River, visit to local homes and orchards, sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, tast of seasonal fruit.
Overnight in HCMC.

Day 04: HCMC - Hue by plane. Airport transfer.
Boat ride on Perfume River to Thien Mu pagoda and Minh Mang Tombl.
Then overland to Khai Dinh tomb. Overnight in Hue.

Day 05: Hue - Hanoi by plane.
Morning: Visit to Imperial Citadel and Dong Bau Market.
Afternoon flight to Hanoi. Airport transfer. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 06: Hanoi.
Morning: visit to President Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, History Museum,
Temple of Literature and Fine Arts Museum.
Afternoon: Transfer to Halong. Overnight in Halong.

Day 07: Halong Bay.
Full day cruise in Halong Bay (8 hours), visit so limestone caves, off-shore islets and seabathing. Overnight in Halong.

Day 08: Halong - Hanoi.
Morning: Transfer to Hanoi.
Afternoon: Visit to Bat Trang pottery village, Old Quarters and downtown pedicab tour.
Evening: Water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 09: Hanoi - Ninh Binh.
Morning: Transfer to Ninh Binh, visit to Dinh & Le dynasty temples.
Afternoon: Sampan ride to Tam Coc and visit to Bich Dong Pagoda.
Back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 10: Hanoi. Downtown shopping or at leisure. Airport transfer.


Tour 3: "Nature"
(10 Days/9 Nights)
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Sapa - Hai Phong - Halong

Day 01: Hanoi. Airport transfer.
Afternoon: City tour. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 02: Hanoi - Ninh Binh.
Morning: Transfer to Ninh Binh, visit to Dinh & Le dynasty temples.
Afternoon: Boat ride to Tam coc and visit to Bich Dong.
Back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 03: Hanoi - Sapa.
Transfer to Sapa by car. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 04: Sapa.
Full day stroll around town with hill-tribe people. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 05: Sapa - Tamduong.
Full day excursion to Tam Duong, crossing O Qui Ho Pass visit to Binh Lu and Tam Duong hill-tribe markets, Tien Son cave and tea plantation.
Overnight in Sapa.

Day 06: Sapa - Hanoi. Transfer to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 07: Hanoi - Hai Phong.
Morning: Transfer to Hai Phong, onwards to Vinh Bao.
Afternoon: Visit communal house and participate in farm activities, visit to Nguyen Binh Khiem Temple and statue-carving village (flying lanterns).
Overnight in HaiPhong.

Day 08: Haiphong - Cat Ba - Halong Bay.
Morning: Hydrofoil ride to Cat Ba. Time for bathing and relaxing on Cat Co beach.
Afternoon: Cruise in Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay (5 hours),
visit limestone caves and off-shore islands.
Overnight in Halong.

Day 09: Halong Bay - Hanoi.
Morning: Transfer to Hanoi.
Afternoon: Bat Trang pottery village, Old Quarter and pedicab tour around town.
Evening: Water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 10: Hanoi.
Shopping or at leisure. Airport transfer.


Tour 4: "Ethnic"
(14 Days/13 nights)
HCMC - Buon Ma Thuot - Pleihu - Hoian - Danang - Hue - Qui Nhon - Nha Trang - HCMC

Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City. Airport transfer.
City tour: History Mueum, Binh Tay Market, Giac Lam Pagoda.
Overnight in HCMC.

Day 02: HCMC.
Morning: Visit Cu Chi tunnels.
Afternoon: at leisure.
Evening: Saigon river cruise.
Overnight in HCMC

Day 03: HCMC - Buon Ma Thuot via Binh Duong.
Visit Draysap Falls and _Ede Hill tribe villane of Bur.
Overnight in Buon Ma Thuot.

Day 04: Buon Ma Thuot.
Morning: Visit Ethnology Museum. Transfer to Lake Lak.
Afternoon: Visit to M'nong hill-tribe villages of Yunand M'lieng, dugout canoe ride on Lake Lak and elephant ride through paddy fields.
Overnight in Buon Ma Thuot.

Day 05: Buon Ma Thuot - Pleiku.
Morning: Transfer to Pleiku.
Afternoon: Visit to Bana hill-tribe villages of Dektu and Dekrol.
Also gong and dancing show.
Overnight in Pleiku.

Day 06: Pleiku - Hoian.
Morning: Transfer to Phu Phong town, visit Tay Son Museum and Duong Long Towers.
Afternoon continue to Hoi An.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 07: Hoian.
Morning: Visit ancient town of Hoian.
Afternoon: Cruise on Thu Bon River to handicraft villages.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 08: Hoian - Danang - Hue.
Morning: visit Marble mountains, stone-carving village of Non Nuoc and Cham Museum.
Afternoon: Transfer to Hue. Stop over at Lang Co fishing village and Hai Van Pass.
Overnight in Hue.

Day 09: Hue.
Full day sightseeing in Hue. Overnight in Hue.

Day 10: Hue - Qui Nhon. Full day train ride to Qui Nhon. Overnight in Qui Nhon.

Day 11: Qui Nhon - Nha Trang.
Morning : Transfer to Nha Trang.
Afternoon: Visit Po Nagar Towers, Long Son Pagoda and Dam market.
Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 12: Nha Trang.
Full day cruise to off-shore islands: snorkelling, bathing, relaxing.
Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 13: Nha Trang - HCMC.
Transfer to HCMC. Stop over at Ca Na beach. Overnight in HCMC.

Day 14: HCMC. Downtown shopping. Airport transfer.


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