4 Super Experiences!

Our genuine experts explored the destinations time and again and finally worked out the itinerary taking you to experience the highlights in various ways that others might miss.

pic Be a local chef one day-learn to cook authentic food

Learn how to cook delicious Vietnamese food to surprise your family and friends at home as a gourmet souvenir from Vietnam. A real hands-on experience...you will be amazed what you can cook!!!

pic Explore the beautiful Nha Trang

While it's fairly easy to explore Nha Trang on foot, bicycle, and motorcycle. You will find the way you like!

pic Snorkeling among coral

The coral filled area in Hon Mun Marine Protected Area is the best place for snorkeling in Nha Trang.

pic Be a Vietnamese one day-Visit local family!

Cruising on the Mekong river, visit local family and have a homemade lunch!

Itinerary Details

The following itinerary is for your inspiration. Our experts will customize your own tour according to your interests, schedules, hotel tastes and budget. All can be tailor-made!

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  • Adjust activities to your interests
  • Change a hotel
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Day 1 - Welcome to Vietnam!

Welcome to Vietnam! On arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, your private guide will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.


Travel kits in Vietnam:

UME will provide our special care to you on your arrival day in Vietnam. Our travel kits include SIM card (Unlimited data access with 6Gb of high speed + 30 minutes international call), and daily bottle of mineral water!  

Accommodation: Hotel Le Carnot
Good to know

Vietnam is a long, thin country, so we recommend you start in either Hanoi (in the north, near China and Laos) or Ho Chi Minh City (in the south, near Cambodia and the Mekong Delta) and traverse the length of it from north to south or vice versa.

Day 2 - Hanoi City Sights, Cyclo Tour, Water Puppet Show

Today you'll jump into Hanoi's sights and sounds on a tour that covers all the essentials. You'll visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes the Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh's former stilt-house residence, The Hoa Lo PrisonThe One Pillar Pagoda and The Temple of Literature, which, dating back to 1070, is Vietnam’s oldest university.


After lunch, you will explore the enthralling Museum of Ethnology, which contains an extensive display of life-size structures dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minorities. Next, enjoy an hour-long cyclo ride winding through the narrow, chaotic streets of the Old Quarter - a must for any visitor to Hanoi! The day finishes with a traditional performance of the famous Vietnamese Water Puppets Show.

Hanoi Temple of Literature
Hanoi Temple of Literature
One Pillar Pagoda
One Pillar Pagoda
Hoan Kiem Lake
Hoan Kiem Lake
Hanoi Rickshaw Ride
Hanoi Rickshaw Ride
Accommodation: Hotel Le Carnot

Day 3 - Head to Halong Bay and Overnight on Board

At 08:00 am, you will be picked up at your hotel and start the scenic 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay, one of the most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Areas and the world's largest marine limestone 'karst' landscape. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta countryside and have a short break en-route. 


Meet the crew upon boarding the traditional Vietnamese junk, then relax and enjoy lunch while the boat heads towards the secluded islands.All meals are included during your stay on board.You will then visit a fishing village by a rustic rowing-boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and pearl farms. Return to the junk refreshed and relax on sundeck with a drink to watch the sunset. Enjoy a freshly prepared seafood dinner under the stars.Overnight on a boat in Halong Bay.

Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay
Accommodation: Lavela Premium Cruise

Day 4 - Morning Activities & Fly to Hue

Wake up early this morning to catch the sunrise over the bay with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck (if weather permits) followed by breakfast.You will visit a famous ancient limestone cave in the middle of the bay where you’ll discover magnificent stalagmites and stalactites as you walk along the lit paths on a guided tour. Enjoy a tasty brunch while cruising back to the main harbor Pier at around 10:30 am, where your guide and driver will wait you and drive you back to Hanoi (about 3 hrs).


Your private guide will escort you to airport for your onward flight to Da Nang.On arrival, your private guide will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Tai Chi lesson (Halong Bay)
Tai Chi lesson (Halong Bay)
Activities in Halong Bay
Activities in Halong Bay
Accommodation: Cherish Hue Hotel

Day 5 - Full Day Explore Hue

Begin a day of exploration within the walled Citadel of Hue and take in the ruins of the city’s regal past. Created in the 19th century, the Imperial City is known for its impressive architecture and beautiful landscaping. Once used by the royal family and their staff, this citadel is full of temples, palaces, offices and gardens. Many of the monuments bear the scars of the war while many more have been restored to their former glory. 


Spend time exploring the historic streets before a short journey from the old town to the surrounding countryside. Here, visit the impressive Minh Mang Tomb, the final resting place of the Emperors. Surrounded by nature, with a tranquil atmosphere, this series of impressive mausoleums are dotted along the Perfume River. Admire the Vietnam’s tallest and iconic seven-storey Thien Mu Pagoda by a royal dragon boat cruise on the Perfume River. After that, take a walk on the cobbled paths in the Imperial Citadel, and discover some former glory of the country’s royalty in the Forbidden Purple City. Finally, stroll in the Dong Ba Market to get a taste of the local civil life.

Dong Ba Market
Dong Ba Market
Imperial Citadel
Imperial Citadel
Minh Mang Tomb
Minh Mang Tomb
Thien Mu Pagoda
Thien Mu Pagoda
King Dragon Boat
King Dragon Boat
Accommodation: Cherish Hue Hotel

Day 6 - Enjoy a Scenic Drive from Hue Da Nang and Hoi An

Today, your journey begins with a scenic drive to Hoi An (about 3 hrs), during which you can have a full view of the coast and Da Nang when driving on the top of Hai Van Pass. And you can also have a leisure walk on the soft white sand at Da Nang’s Non Nuoc Beach, appreciate great sculptures in Cham Museum and climb the beautiful Marble Mountains. You can explore the town on your own or just relax after reaching Hoi An in the afternoon.

Cham Museum
Cham Museum
Non Nuoc Beach
Non Nuoc Beach
Marble Mountain
Marble Mountain
Hai Van Pass
Hai Van Pass
Accommodation: Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa

Day 7 - Explore My Son Sanctuary & Hoi An

Set out for the My Son Sanctuary to admire this unique beautiful sanctuary world of the ancient Cham religion, and then you will return to Hoi An by road after lunch. Take a walk on the distinctive Japanese Bridge that features Japanese architectural characteristics, and visit the Chinese Temple which reflects Chinese influences on Vietnam’s architecture. Also, you’ll visit the beautifully kept and restored former Vietnamese merchants’ houses. The rest of the day is yours to spend.


Japanese Covered Bridge
Japanese Covered Bridge
My Son Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary
Accommodation: Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa

Day 8 - Cooking Class in Hoi An

Today in the morning, you are going to have a cooking class in Hoi An with a join-in group. You will learn to make some classic Vietnamese cuisine, and try how it tastes after you’ve finished cooking your own Vietnamese meal. Meet your guide later and you can explore some sights on your own or just go back to the hotel for a rest.

Sinh Folk Painting Village
Sinh Folk Painting Village
Folk Painting
Folk Painting
Paper Flower Gallery
Paper Flower Gallery
King Dragon Boat
King Dragon Boat
Accommodation: Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa

Day 9 - Fly to Nha Trang

Have breakfast in the hotel and relax until time of transfer to the airport for onward flight to Nha Trang.Upon arrival, our guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to relax.

Accommodation: Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel

Day 10 - Snorkeling around Mun Island

A beach destination with all the mod-cons. Every water activity imaginable is here. One of the best things to do is the Snorkeling Boat trip. Join a day tour and head out to Mun Island where you can snorkel in the coral amongst schools of fish and enjoy the feeling of being by a secluded island. There are plenty of beach and swim stops along the way, onboard entertainment, plus a great buffet lunch. 

Mun Island
Mun Island
Accommodation: Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel

Day 11 - Free Time

Day at leisure. Relax at your hotel, or explore the surrounding area.

Accommodation: Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel

Day 12 - Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

Enjoy your free time until your guide come and escort you to airport for your onward flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Upon arrival, our guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to relax.

Accommodation: Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa

Day 13 - Cu Chi Tunnels & Ho Chi Minh City Tour

This morning set out for the incredible underground Cu Chi Tunnels, and then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City to visit the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace (the former Presidential Palace), the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office and Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat) absolutely nice choices for a free stroll.

Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral
Reunification Palace(Independence Palace)
Reunification Palace(Independence Palace)
Cu Chi Tunnel
Cu Chi Tunnel
Accommodation: Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa

Day 14 - Mekong Delta & Homemade Lunch

In the early morning, you will head out of the bustling city to Mekong Delta Area. Cruising on the Mekong river for sightseeing: fish floating market, islands of Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle, Phoenix. Land on Unicorn island, take a walk on the village road, visit an orchard of tropical fruits. Visit a bee-farm, enjoy honey-tea and visit a typical house in Mekong Delta. Visit coconut candy workshop, taste fresh candies. Enjoy tropical fruits at local farm, listen to Southern traditional music. Next to land on Dragon island, transfer by cyclo or motorbike to local home. Have a homemade lunch and enjoy cooking time with some dishes such as “Banh Xeo” (Vietnamese crepe); Spring Rolls.... with the owners. After lunch, return to boat station. Transfer back to Saigon. End of tour at your hotel.

Homemade Lunch
Homemade Lunch
Dragon island
Dragon island
Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta
Accommodation: Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa

Day 15 - Departure

Your guide will escort you to airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation

  • 2 Nights in Hanoi
  • 1 Night in Ha Long Bay
  • 2 Nights in Hue
  • 3 Nights in Hoi An
  • 3 Nights in Nha Trang
  • 3 Nights in Ho Chi Minh City
Hotel Le Carnot
Hotel Le Carnot
Hotel Le Carnot
Hotel Le Carnot
Hotel Le Carnot
Room Type:Superior Room
Lavela Premium Cruise
Lavela Premium Cruise
Lavela Premium Cruise
Lavela Premium Cruise
Lavela Premium Cruise
Lavela Premium Cruise
Room Type:Premium Room
Why this Hotel:

23 sqm spacious cabins come with connecting capabilities upon request

A selection of activities are offered on board, such as fishing and hiking

Cherish Hue Hotel
Cherish Hue Hotel
Cherish Hue Hotel
Cherish Hue Hotel
Cherish Hue Hotel
Room Type:City View Room
Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa
Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa
Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa
Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa
Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel
Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel
Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel
Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel
Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa
Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa
Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa
Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa
Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa
Room Type:Deluxe Room

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-2 Hotel Le Carnot
Day3 Lavela Premium Cruise
Day4-5 Cherish Hue Hotel
Day6-8 Little Hoi An . A Boutique Hotel & Spa
Day9-11 Liberty Central Nha Trang Hotel
Day12-14 Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

  • Little snack

    Wanna try authentic local snack? Please follow us!

SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

service

our driver
Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

our hotel
Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

local
Local Available 7/24

You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

welcome kit
Warm Welcome Kits

We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.