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Day 1 - Welcome to Vietnam!

Welcome to Vietnam. On arrival at 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: Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel

Day 2 - Stroll around Hanoi & Water Puppet show

In the morning, you will visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House on StiltsOne Pillar Pagoda, Hoa Lo prison and Temple of Literature (the first university in Hanoi). After lunch, you will visit Museum of Ethnology and take a rickshaw ride through the Old Quarter about 1 hour. Then pay a visit to Hoan Kiem LakeNgoc Son Temple. The tour comes to an end by enjoying a Water Puppet Show to learn more about Vietnamese traditional culture. 

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: Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel

Day 3 - Hanoi Food Tour by Vespa

Our Vespa take guests to sample the best dishes that Vietnam has to offer! This is a great way to see parts of the city that most tourists don't get the chance to see or even hear about of the night life. Taking you to the most popular street stalls, hidden alleyways and of course where the locals love to hang out with their friends.


Vespa tour Hanoi will pick you up from your hotel, then drive you to a popular street coffee where you will experience the hustle and bustle of this city with popular lemon-tea drinks and sunflower seeds. Jump up to the back of Vespa we continue to enjoy the most famous food in Hanoi Call"Bun Cha"and"spring rolls"especially the place Obama we came to eat here. Our next stop ride to the French quarter to see the Opera house, chance to take beautiful picture for you and learn some history of the area.Then We get on the back of Vespa again, we will ride through pass the beautiful ceramic road and Chuong Duong Bridge to have "Banh Xeo" Vietnamese pancake and "Nem Lu" kind of spring rolls. The exciting rides in organized, chaotic traffic takes you to a local restaurant with authentic food and then to small alleys to try a different versions of Pho, "Pho Chien Phong", "Chien trung", "Pho Cuon" and many different Vietnamese dishes that are world famous and the opportunity to try all typical of the food here.  

 

A ride around the big lake is a romantic sight of Hanoi that most travelers rarely have the chance to see, which you will experience a big "wow" factor. This will surely make you say "I’m happy that I did this trip!" Continuing with the tour, ride Vespa's around Hanoi city and drive past Ho Chi Minh mausoleum stop for take picture of the night time. A few minute rider to next stop for Egg coffee shop, next to the railway train track we will have chance to see train come through and enjoy your egg coffee ! Now it's time to hang out with the young Hanoian crowd in a local bar with trendy at acoustic live music, or option "jazz music". Here you will have an opportunity to take the stage and perform yourself or listen to local musical talent performing both in Vietnamese and English, showing off their unique style and talent. Come with us on our Vespa Tour and experience your own personal Hanoi, making new friendships and everlasting memories!

Accommodation: Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel

Day 4 - Head to Halong Bay and Overnight on Board

After breakfast, you will take a private transfer for about 3 hrs to Halong City, where you will begin your one and a half days' Halong Bay cruise. You will board the tradtional Vietnamese junk in the afternoon and cruise around the Halong Bay's limestone islets and caves doted the sea and see the sun set over the clam waters at the deck. Enjoy a wonderful dinner at evening. All meals are included during your stay on board. There are also a variety of optional activities waiting for you. Such as swimming, kayaking, diving...etc.  

Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay
Accommodation: Bhaya Halong Cruises

Day 5 - Halong Bay Excursion

Only early birds can enjoy the splendid beauty of Halong Bay at sunrise and participate in Tai Chi lesson. Breakfast will be catered as your cruise heads to Bai Tu Long Bay. After enjoying breakfast, you will move to smaller boats which will take you to visit Viet Hai Fishing Village and explore daily life of its fishermen. Swimming and kayaking are available at this area. At 12:00am, lunch will be served.


In the afternoon,your cruise will bring you to visit Bai Tu Long Bay where you can admire beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Have free time for swimming and kayaking at Ba Ham Lake area. At 3:30pm, you will return to the main boat for relaxing and enjoying the seascape.

Tai Chi lesson (Halong Bay)
Tai Chi lesson (Halong Bay)
Activities in Halong Bay
Activities in Halong Bay
Accommodation: Bhaya Halong Cruises

Day 6 - Morning Activities & Overnight Train to Lao Cai

Early risers can enjoy the spectacular beauty of Halong Bay in the early morning and take part in Tai Chi class. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated. You enjoy on your own to kayak at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay. At 9:45am, you will be back on cruise for check-out schedule. A delightful brunch will be catered 30 minutes later. Around 11:35am, the cruise returns to Dinh Vu Port, you will disembark and say goodbye to the cruise.


You will take a private transfer to the Hanoi Train Station for your overnight train to Lao Cai, your guide will assist you with your luggage (no guide is proved on the train).

Tai Chi lesson (Halong Bay)
Tai Chi lesson (Halong Bay)
Accommodation: Vietnam Overnight Train

Day 7 - Transfer from Lao Cai to Sapa

Arrive in Lao Cai this early morning. Your guide will meet you and take you to have breakfast. Then drive to Cao Son commune, through the Muong Khuong district. Along the way, you will pass terraced rice paddies, pine plantations and the tea farms. Visit busy Cao Son Market, where Red Dao, Tay, Black H'Mong and other ethnic people gather from the surrounding area to sell their handicrafts and silverware and to buy provisions. Later, have a short walk to Flower Hmong Village before have lunch. Drive along the Chay River through the panoramic views of mountains, valleys and villages. On the way, you will enjoy a few photo stops of enjoy the spectacular scenery before arriving at Coc Ly Bridge. Then you will board a local boat and cruise along the river to Trung Do village before continuing onto Sapa.   

Trung Do village
Trung Do village
Chay River
Chay River
Flower Hmong village
Flower Hmong village
Cao Son market
Cao Son market
Accommodation: Amazing Hotel Sapa

Day 8 - Trekking in Sapa Tribal Villages

After breakfast, take a morning walking tour (about 8km and 3 hours trekking) of Sapa for a visit to the busy market where Red Dao, Black & Flower H'Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. Afterwards, we will do one of the most beautiful Sapa Tours with the drive to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van Village of the Black H'mong and the Day people where you can enjoy fresh air, amazing scenery of the imposing mountain range, trek down world's most beautiful terraced rice fields, visit some local family on the way and learn unique culture and life of these ethnic groups. Back to Sapa by private car, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Black Hmong village
Black Hmong village
Accommodation: Amazing Hotel Sapa

Day 9 - Sapa Tribal Villages and Back to Hanoi

Today, your trek starts with the Ma Tra Village, and then you will walk through the breathtaking view of the rice terraces and reach the Ta Phin Village (approx. 3 hours),  where the Red Dao minority lives. Enjoy a lunch in the village that full of local flavor, and then head back to Hanoi by road (about 5 hours).


Red Dao tribe
Red Dao tribe
Accommodation: Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel

Day 10 - Fly to Hue

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

Accommodation: Moonlight Hotel Hue

Day 11 - Imperial Hue

Today, tour the Minh Mang Tomb renowned for its architecture and sublime forest setting. 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: Moonlight Hotel Hue

Day 12 - Da Nang Tour & Transfer to 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: Boutique Hoi An

Day 13 - My Son Sanctuary & Hoi An City Tour

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: Boutique Hoi An

Day 14 - Hoi An Eco-Tour Fishermen

On the Fishermen & the Waterways of a Past War Eco-Tour you will enjoy a wide range of experiences - from learning traditional fishing techniques to paddling the strange and unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war. 


On this tour we provide an authentic social and cultural insight into the local Vietnamese way of life. As well you will take part in some hands-on activities that are fun, safe and interesting to people all of ages.    

Vietnamese Bamboo Basket Boat
Vietnamese Bamboo Basket Boat
Accommodation: Boutique Hoi An

Day 15 - Transfer to Da Nang & Fly to Nha Trang

Have breakfast in the hotel and relax until time of transfer to the airport for your departure 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: TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia

Day 16 - Nha Trang Full Day Tour

Enjoy a wonderful full-day tour of beautiful Nha Trang. After a pickup from your hotel , you will be on your way to an exciting trip. You will first head to Cau Da for a visit the Vietnam Oceanographic Institute to see the whole collection of sea creatures in Nha Trang Bay. Located about 5km from Nha Trang City Center, The National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam was one of the first centre for scientific oceanographic research in Viet Nam. After that, you will go to Long Son Pagoda, Stone Church, Chong Promontory Rocks and the Po Nagar Temples. The tour ends after the visit to local Dam Market. Coming alive in the early morning at about 4 am each day, Dam Market is an interesting place to wander and explore the daily life of Nha Trang inhabitants. The lively market offers many photography opportunities with various merchandises while visitors can witness its hectic pace and atmosphere buzzed with activities.

Dam Market
Dam Market
Chong Promontory Rocks
Chong Promontory Rocks
National Oceanographic Museum
National Oceanographic Museum
Nha Trang Long Son Pagoda
Nha Trang Long Son Pagoda
Nha Trang Stone Church
Nha Trang Stone Church
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Accommodation: TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia

Day 17 - Free Time

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

Accommodation: TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia

Day 18 - Transfer to Da Lat

Have breakfast and enjoy your free time until your guide come and meet you. Today you will head to Da Lat, relax during your transfer before arrive Da Lat for hotel check in.

Accommodation: Saigon Dalat Hotel

Day 19 - Half Day Da Lat Tour

After breakfast at hotel, your guide will take you to visit the Bao Dai Summer Palace, where you can see the long gone Vietnamese kingdom's shadow silently hides inside the pine forest. Then you will continue to visit the Old Da Lat Railway Station fading away in the memories of colonial times.Xuan Huong Lake, naming after a female poet, is the most popular place for travelers to amble about. Your last stop will be the Central Market and Lam Ty Ni Pagoda, where a Buddhist monk, Vien Thuc, working as an abstract painter would warmly welcome you with his excellent work. 

Lam Ty Ni Pagoda
Lam Ty Ni Pagoda
Central Market
Central Market
Xuan Huong Lake
Xuan Huong Lake
Old Da Lat Railway Station
Old Da Lat Railway Station
Bao Dai Summer Palace
Bao Dai Summer Palace
Accommodation: Saigon Dalat Hotel

Day 20 - 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 21 - 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 22 - Mekong Delta

Today, you will drive to Mekong Delta area to enjoy One day Mekong Delta tour (My Tho) with visiting to villages and markets.

After breakfast at hotel, leave Saigon for Mytho for one day trip. Arrival in Mytho city visit to Vinh Trang Pagoda, this is one of the most beautiful & ancient pagoda in Mekong Delta. Continuous to My Tho boat station .cruise on the Mekong river for sightseeing: fish floating market, islands of Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle, Phoenix. Take a walk to visit Thoi Son orchid garden, visit a bee-farm, enjoy honey-tea. Going around Thoi Son island by Xe Tau Mo (Pedicap by bike). Stop over at an orchard of Ms Ba’s. tropical fruits Enjoy seasonal fruits and listen to Southern traditional music. Take a short walk to rowing boat quay, get on the rowing boat to discover natural canal and the daily procession. The last visit is coconut candy workshop, taste fresh candies in coconut island before have lunch at Mien Tay riverside restaurant. Back to pier. Transfer to Can Tho for overnight.


Vinh Trang Pagoda
Vinh Trang Pagoda
Thoi Son Island
Thoi Son Island
Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta
Accommodation: Nam Bo Boutique Hotel

Day 23 - Back to Ho Chi Minh City & Departure

Today starts with a boat cruise along the endless waterway of mighty Mekong River. Visit the Cai Rang Floating Market where hundreds of boats are loaded with fruits, vegetables and fish jostling for trade, and the Bun Tau Noodle Factory. Afternoon go back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Cai Rang floating market
Cai Rang floating market
Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta

Accommodation

  • 4 Nights in Hanoi
  • 2 Nights in Ha Long Bay
  • 1 Night in Lao Cai
  • 2 Nights in Sapa
  • 2 Nights in Hue
  • 3 Nights in Hoi An
  • 3 Nights in Nha Trang
  • 2 Nights in Dalat
  • 2 Nights in Ho Chi Minh City
  • 1 Night in Un-known
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Room Type:Superior Room
Bhaya Halong Cruises
Bhaya Halong Cruises
Bhaya Halong Cruises
Bhaya Halong Cruises
Bhaya Halong Cruises
Bhaya Halong Cruises
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Vietnam Overnight Train
Vietnam Overnight Train
Room Type:4 Berths Sleeper Cabin
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Amazing Hotel Sapa
Room Type:Superior Room
Why this Hotel:

Featuring a heated indoor swimming pool on top floor

Conveniently located

200 m from Sa Pa Stone Church

500 m away from Sa Pa Lake

Moonlight Hotel Hue
Moonlight Hotel Hue
Moonlight Hotel Hue
Moonlight Hotel Hue
Moonlight Hotel Hue
Moonlight Hotel Hue
Moonlight Hotel Hue
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

5-minute drive to the popular Dong Ba Market

20-minute drive to Thuan An beach

3-minute walk to Huong River

34 sqm spacious Deluxe Room

Boutique Hoi An
Boutique Hoi An
Boutique Hoi An
Boutique Hoi An
Boutique Hoi An
Room Type:Superior Room
TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia
TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia
TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia
TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia
TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia
TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia
Room Type:Superior Room
Why this Hotel:

2 minutes walk from the beach

Only 320 m from Alexandre Yersin Museum

650 m from Dam Market

32 sqm spacious superior room

Saigon Dalat Hotel
Saigon Dalat Hotel
Saigon Dalat Hotel
Saigon Dalat Hotel
Saigon Dalat Hotel
Saigon Dalat Hotel
Room Type:Superior Room
Why this Hotel:

Within a 10-minute walk to Da Lat Market and Da Lat Flower Gardens

Bao Dai's Summer Palace is a 15-minute walk away

Valley of Love is accessible with a 20-minute drive

32 sqm spacious Superior 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
Nam Bo Boutique Hotel
Nam Bo Boutique Hotel
Nam Bo Boutique Hotel
Nam Bo Boutique Hotel
Nam Bo Boutique Hotel
Nam Bo Boutique Hotel
Nam Bo Boutique Hotel
Room Type:Junior Suite
Why this Hotel:

Within 60 m of Ninh Kieu Pier

Short distance from attractions

45 sqm spacious Junior Suite

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1,2,3,9 Damsels Hanoi Boutique Hotel
Day4-5 Bhaya Halong Cruises
Day6 Vietnam Overnight Train
Day7-8 Amazing Hotel Sapa
Day10-11 Moonlight Hotel Hue
Day12-14 Boutique Hoi An
Day15-17 TTC Hotel Premium - Michelia
Day18-19 Saigon Dalat Hotel
Day20-21 Cicilia Saigon Hotel & Spa
Day22 Nam Bo Boutique Hotel

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

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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.

2 Reviews

4.90/5
Marie-louise

Amazing tour experience would like to thank Carrie who was always quick to reply to message and email. Everything of the tour was excellent and we really enjoyed it and our guides in Vietnam are helpful, friendly and knowledgeable.

Vicky

My husband and I just returned from Vietnam. We had a perfect trip. Next time we will travel to China and we will use the company again. Thank you!

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