3 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.
Overnight on a luxury Halong Bay cruise, enjoy what the cruise has to offer!
The rickshaw ride will give you the liberty to capture the beauty of Hanoi in your cameras and you can also breathe the culture.
Get a chance to visit local craftsman's home, learn to make a lantern and keep the lantern as a souvenir.
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!
- Extend/cut down length
- Adjust activities to your interests
- Change a hotel
- Everything you want
Day 1 - Welcome to Vietnam!
Welcome to Vietnam! On arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, our tour guide greets you at the airport and transfer to hotel in the center of Hanoi. Hotel checks in upon arrival, the rest of the day is yours to relax, or head out into the city for a little adventure on your own.
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!
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 Prison, The 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.
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.
Day 4 - Morning Activities & Fly to Da Nang
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.
Day 5 - Explore My Son Sanctuary & Transfer to Hoi An
After breakfast, you will transfer to Hoi An. Enroute, you will visit the stunning ancient temple complex - My Son Sanctuary. Located in a valley of dramatic beauty, the monuments of My Son are the most important constructions of the Champa Kingdom and were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.
Whilst walking through the complex, learn about the history, architectural styles and cultural significance of the temples. Out of more than 70 temples that once spread out over this beautiful valley only some 20 remain; several are well-preserved while others are in ruins, damaged during the Vietnam War.
Take in the stunning temples against the dramatic mountain backdrop and listen to the knowledgeable guide explain the influence of Hinduism on the Champa people.After a fascinating morning of exploring the My Son temples, depart around noon to Hoi An. Enjoy your free time after hotel check in.
Day 6 - Discover Hoi An and Learn to Make Lantern
You will take a stroll with your guide through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An. Along with touring the old market, you'll visit popular sites such as the 16th Century Japanese Bridge and some of the town's important temples. You will also learn about how to make a lantern through a visit to the home of a craftsman, exploring the authentic rural life, and you are able to keep the lantern you make as a souvenir.
Day 7 - Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
Have breakfast in the hotel and relax until time of transfer to the airport for your 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.
Day 8 - Cu Chi Tunnels & Ho Chi Minh City Tour
Depart early from Ho Chi Minh City (to avoid the traffic and the crowds) to visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels - an incredible underground network over 150 miles in length, constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters. The remaining tunnels have been opened to visitors, offering a unique insight into the ingenuity behind them, and a glimpse of underground life during the Vietnam war.
Then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Spend the afternoon visiting some of Ho Chi Minh City’s key highlights, with your guide by your side to offer local insight, you will 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.
- 2 Nights in Hanoi
- 1 Night in Ha Long Bay
- 1 Night in Da Nang
- 2 Nights in Hoi An
- 2 Nights in Ho Chi Minh City
200 m from Thang Long Water Puppet Theater
300 m from Ngoc Son Temple
400 m from Hoan Kiem Lake
35 sqm spacious executive room
23 sqm spacious cabins come with connecting capabilities upon request
A selection of activities are offered on board, such as fishing and hiking
1 minute walk from the beach
Each room with wide views of the ocean
2.4 km from Song Han Bridge and 3.5 km from Cham Museum
3 minutes walk from the beach
Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An
4.8 km from Japanese Bridge
36 sqm spacious deluxe room
Rooftop swimming pool
1-minute walk from Ben Thanh Market
Within a 10-minute walk from Sunwah Tower, Opera Building
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.
All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises
Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space
No early get up. No late arrival.
Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.
All meals specified in the itinerary
Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!
Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!
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Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day
24/7 helpline while you are travelling
All excursions specified in the itinerary
All entrance fees specified in the itinerary
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.
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.
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.
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.