Overview

  • Enjoy the exotic cruise on Halong Bay among thousands of limestone karsts.
  • Explore the ancient town of Hoi An with many gorgeous architectures.
  • Have fun when visiting Bay Mau Nipa Palm Forest by a coracle.
  • Experience the farmer life in Hoian’s countryside.
  • Discover the vibrant Mekong Delta’s life with many interesting traditional handicrafts.
     
VIETNAM AT A GLANCE 9 DAYS
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Full Itinerary

Day 1

Hanoi Arrival

Transfer:

Meals: N/A

When arriving at the airport, you will be picked up and move to the hotel for your check-in. You are at your leisure for the rest of the day, which means meals are on your expense and overnight is spent in the hotel.
 

Day 2

Hanoi - Cruise on Halong Bay

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel before traveling to another wonderful location today. The UNESCO-nominated Ha Long Bay is famous for its magnificent beauty with breathtaking natural scenes. 

En - route, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the vast rice paddies and great mountain ranges of Red River Delta. Then, you will get on board the Junk boat for an unforgettable cruise on the bay. Lunch will be served on board.

Afternoon is the time to visit some of the most interesting caves in Halong as they feature stunning stalactites and stalagmites. The ship will stop along the way for you to take a swim. Also you can choose kayaking to enjoy the view of this tropical paradise.

Our ship will dock on the Bay. Dinner will be served on board followed by many interesting activities.
 

Day 3

Halong Bay - Hanoi - Flight to Danang - Hoi An

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Early risers can enjoy the tranquility of the morning and gentle sun beam lighting up the Bay. Savor your breakfast on board as the ship continues to sail to other lesser - known areas. After having your lunch served, you will be transferred to a shuttle bus on your way back to Hanoi without guided for Noi Bai Airport for your upcoming flight to Danang.

You will be picked up and transferred to Hoi An ancient town. Dinner at your own expense. Overnight staying at the hotel in Hoi An.
 

Day 4

Eco Experience through Nipa Palm Forest

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast is served at the hotel. Get ready for an exciting market exploration this morning. Our guide will lead you to a local market in Hoian where many people and local stuffs gathers. This is a great opportunity for you to meet up with the natives and learn some useful tips to bargain.

Our next stop will be Bay Mau Nipa Palm Forest. Coracle will be our wonderful vehicle for this trip. As we glide through the luxuriant mangrove forest to contemplate its beauty, you can also see some worthy souvenirs made from palm leaves such as hats, rings and watches offered by the locals.

Next, we invite you to join in an interesting folk game called “bit mat dap nieu". Then, while waiting for the preparation of a cooking class, enjoy the relaxation with a nice cup of local tea. Moreover, the Chefs will present to you the culture of Vietnamese cuisine during his demonstration of cooking. You should make meals yourself and savor it as your own lunch.

Up next, a relaxing boat ride on Thu Bon river watching the routine of life and fishing movements of the locals in the countryside is waiting for you.

Come back to the hotel and the rest of the day is on your own. Dinner is at your expense. Overnight staying at the hotel in Hoi An.
 

Day 5

Free day in Hoi An

Transfer: N/A

Meals: Breakfast

You are free from schedule for the whole day. Meals are on your own expense. Stay overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 6

Free day in Hoi An

Transfer: N/A

Meals: Breakfast

You are free from schedule for the whole day. Meals are on your own expense. Stay overnight at the hotel.
 

Day 7

Flight to Ho Chi Minh - Free

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Head back to Danang for your flight to Ho Chi Minh (without guide). When you arrive, your local guide will be waiting and ready to get you to the hotel.

Meals are on your own expense. One night is spent at the hotel.

Day 8

Mekong Delta Full Day

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

The whole day is for the visiting to the boisterous Mekong Delta. A trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Ben Tre will take us about 2.5 - 3 hours. For a cruise on a tributary of Mekong river, Chet Say river, we embark the boat at Phong Nam wharf. During the trip, feast your eyes with the vibrant local life and the people’s traditional handicrafts such as coconut activated charcoal making, coconut processing for production, as well as mat weaving.

A nearby peaceful village can be explored as you choose to get in on “xe loi" (a special motorized tricycle) or hiring a bike to move around the village through the luxuriant trees and magnificent paddy fields. We will have lunch at a local house where tasty Vietnamese cuisine is served.

Before heading back to the wharf for your return to Ho Chi Minh City, enjoy a wonderful boat trip along a narrow canal. Dinner will be served at a cozy restaurant, and your staying will be at the hotel.

Day 9

Ho Chi Minh - Departure - No Guide

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Spend the rest of your time seeking for some cool souvenirs for your loved ones before transferred without guided to the airport for your upcoming flight. Meals are at your expense. End of service!

Inclusions

Exclusions

Trip Notes

► Best Time to Visit: February to October

► Visa Requirements: 

Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay, and at least one blank page for each visa stamp. You will aslo need a visa (or pre - approval letter for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Check out the guides to get Vietnam visa or contact our travel consultants for useful advices on visa requirements. 

► Car Procedure:

Group Types of Car
1 - 2 Pax 4 - seater car
3 - 8 Pax 16 - seater car
9 - 14 Pax 30 - seater car
15 - 20 Pax 35 - seater car
21 - 35 Pax 45 - seater car

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day. Special request for early/late check in/out will come with a surchage.

Airfares (if any) may change without prior notice to e-ticket issuance.

► Child Policy

  • 0 - 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) .
  • 2 - 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • 5 - 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • From 12 years and older: 100% of the regular fare will be applied.

► During Peak Season and Special Occasions, Surcharges may be Added to the Price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you stay.
  • Easter Holidays, Vietnam Lunar New Year: Extra fee required.

Reviews us on Tripadvisor

fun and special Vietnam trip
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Latifah

United States

"So fun!! Safe, fascinating, beautiful day trip. Our guide was the best and gave us many cool things about Vietnam. I really love Vietnam cuisine, they are so delicious. Everything was great, nothing to complain. Many thanks. "

must see and must do
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Sophronia

Singapore

"Excellent trip with all that you need to do in Vietnam. The guide was very flexible in the order of the different activities. He provided a deep insight into the historical and cultural background of the sites. Thanks for the good service."

Great trip - fantastic views!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Tryphena

Mexico

"Great trip. I saw many beautiful views in Vietnam, they were all great. Our tour guide was so enthusiastic and gave us lots of information about where we visited and Vietnam as a whole. Thank you!"

a trip to remember
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Xenia

HongKong

"The trip was great and exciting. The organization was up to expectations, the only thing missing was good weather some days but despite the rain, we enjoyed the trip a lot."

wholesome experience
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Dulcie

Greenland

"The whole tour was amazing. I visited many historical and beautiful places in Vietnam. Pho and Banh Mi were delicious too. Really appreciate this chance to explore the new land."

the best tour
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Eirian

United Kingdom

"I wish I could give more stars. Everything was great, a detailed itinerary helped me explore Vietnam in the best way. I went to many beautiful sites in different places. Totally worth the money!"

great sights and experience
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Fidelma

Macau

"Amazing sights and experiences, highlights all there is to see in the area! Incredibly friendly and knowledgeable tour guides. Vietnam is so stunning. Would recommend completely."

Great way to immerse yourself in the history and culture of Vietnam
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Fiona

Iceland

"Vietnam totally blew my mind. We had many interesting activities to explore Vietnam. Halong Bay is great and I like many water sports activities here. Highly recommend this trip!"

definitely happy with this tour
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Hebe

Canada

"We had great memories with many Vietnamese people in many beautiful places. I really appreciate this chance to explore new places and new people. I will never forget this experience. Many thanks!"

a must go
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Isolde

Hungary

"wonderful trip in Vietnam. We explored many beautiful sites and tried many delicious foods. I love Halong Bay most, it is stunning, hope will comeback Vietnam someday. "

Vietnam stole our hearts
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Kaylin

United Kingdom

"Amazing experience! We were interested all places and enjoyed every activity offered. Highly recommend this tour, great value for money. Don't hesitate to explore this great country. "

Enjoyable trip
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Keisha

United States

"I learned a lot thru this trip. Our tour guides are so knowledgeable and informative. They gave us a lot of information. Vietnamese foods are also delicious and Vietnam's landscapes are also beautiful too. Great experience!"

Highly recommended Vietnam trip
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Keva

United States

"Great tour with lots of experiences. We visited many beautiful destinations in Vietnam. Mekong Delta's lives are so unique, I really had a new look at life here. Good service."

stop scrolling and book this trip!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Kiera

United States

"An awesome experience, led by an amazing team. We got to see so much yet didn’t feel rushed. Would recommend this to anyone visiting Vietnam."

wonderful tour of Vietnam
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Mabel

United Kingdom

"we spent many days exploring Vietnam, Vietnam is really beautiful and its cuisine is great too. we had a great experience of the farmer life in Hoian. I learned a lot about Vietnamese people's lives. Thanks or the good service."

a great trip for anyone
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Miranda

Canada

"We had a great time exploring the famous places in Vietnam and learning about Vietnamese history. We also tried many Vietnamese foods. Highly recommended"

Amazing Vietnam trip
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Rowan

"4 of us had an amazing trip in Vietnam, we explored many beautiful places and tried many delicious foods. We met many friendly local people, they were willing to help us learn more about Vietnam. Many thanks for a great trip!"

terrific tour
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Gregory

Iceland

"great tour with great people, I had a wonderful time in Vietnam with your service and I really appreciate it. I visited many beautiful places, ate many delicious foods and met many friendly people. Vietnam is sooo amazing!"

great experiences in man great places
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Enoch

Iceland

"Vietnam is an attractive country for anyone who loves traveling. I visited many beautiful places and tried many delicious foods. I'm happy with your service, I received the best support from your teams, thank you for a good service!"

full of fun
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Dermot

United Kingdom

"The tour itself was amazing, I really had a good time in Vietnam. I could travel to many famous places and eat many delicious foods. Nothing to complain about your service. Thanks for your best support."

amazing tour with many experiences
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Curtis

Benin

"I totally fell in love with Vietnam, this is a nice tour for me to discover many beautiful places in Vietnam. I also tried many Vietnamese delicious foods, they were all great. A memorable trip!"

highly recommend
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Julia

Great Britain

"I began the first 12 days of my Vietnam at a glance on June 29 2022, and I can't say enough good things about it. The journey to Halong Bay was one of the highlights of the program, which included both activities on the beach and on the boat. Another of my highlights was the time I spent in the local home in Hoian—a it's once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that everyone should try! The people I met and traveled with, as well as our group leader Jake, made everything even better (or Mr Epic as he likes to call himself). Jake made sure the vacation went smoothly and has huge knowledge wherever we went! Even when we arive at Hanoi, he made sure to assist us in crossing the street (believe me, it's a lot harder than you might think). I was very looking forward to learning more about Vietnamese cuisine and culture, and it did not dissapoint. I had a memorable journey and highly recommend if you are searching a tour to glance at Vietnam."

We love this tour!!!!!
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

meganandfriends

United States

"Wish that we could have stayed longer in Vietnam but thí time we had there wa amazing. Love this tour! Definitely have to shout out to our tour guide Jack - he is really useful heping us find good eateries, learned more new things about Vietnam culture... We will come back if we have a chance!!!"

satisfied and captured a lot of nice photos
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

Mr. Eric

Germany

"I traveled to Vietnam in Sep with my family. Since we can't decide which to go, we booked this tour to have a glance at each place in Vietnam. It turned out to be quite short to explore each city thoroughly. We spent a few days in Hoian but still haven't visit all the fun places there. ANd HCM was quiete rush. Anyway, if you travel alone I guess it will be losen a bit. Hope my reviews help someone."

it said "a glance" but to me, this tour is enough to see how beautiful Vietnam is
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels
Tripadvisor of Asia Private Travels

Rating: 5 / 5

diana

Australia

"We saw most of the best places in Vietnam, especially Hoian - a place that I will return if I visit vietnam again. I wonder why Vietnam has so many beautiful sites and why their cuisine are so tasty. The overall quality of the tour was good, the staff are nice, accomodation on point and transport comfortable though a lil late due to crazy traffic. So overall we highly recommend this."

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