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 Sample Local Fruit & Dishes in Mekong Delta

Get an opportunity to enjoy the local hospitality with some fruits, tea , rice wine and having lunch with a local favorite.

pic Experience the Overnight Train that Makes You Feel Like a Local

To travel like a local, the overninght train from Hanoi to Lao Cai is a must!

pic Trek in Hilltribe in Spa

You will trek and enjoy the beautiful Landscape of Sapa.

pic Floating Market & Mekong Boat Cruise

You have the chance to see the real floating life on Mekong River - the most famous one in Indochina.

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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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! 

Accommodation: Silk Queen Grand hotel

Day 2 - Hanoi City Tour & Overnight Train to Lao Cai

In the morning, 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 hr. 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. 

Your guide will then escort you to the Hanoi Train Station for your overnight train to Lao Cai, and he will assist you with your luggage (no guide is proved on the train).

Ho Chi Minh House on Stilts
Ho Chi Minh House on Stilts
The Jade Mountain Temple ( Ngoc Son Temple)
The Jade Mountain Temple ( Ngoc Son Temple)
Hanoi Temple of Literature
Hanoi Temple of Literature
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Water Puppets
Water Puppets
One Pillar Pagoda
One Pillar Pagoda
Hoan Kiem Lake
Hoan Kiem Lake
Hanoi Rickshaw Ride
Hanoi Rickshaw Ride
Accommodation: Vietnam Overnight Train

Day 3 - Sapa Local Villages and Markets

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 4 - 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 5 - 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: Silk Queen Grand hotel

Day 6 - 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: Lavela Premium Cruise

Day 7 - 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. Continue cruising and you can choose either kayak or traditional rowing boat to around discovering local life on the waters. Disembark at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port at around 11:00, where your guide and driver will wait you and drive you back to Hanoi (about 4hrs) to take the afternoon flight to Hue. Upon arrival, you're greeted by your local guide and drvier and escort you to the hotel.  

Tai Chi lesson (Halong Bay)
Tai Chi lesson (Halong Bay)
Accommodation: Moonlight Hotel Hue

Day 8 - 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 9 - Head 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: Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences

Day 10 - Get Close to Village Life

Your local guide will meet you at your hotel and you’ll take a cyclo ride to the center of Hoi An to visit the colorful market. At the market you’ll have the opportunity to interact with local sellers and learn about the fresh ingredients you’ll be using during your cooking lesson later in the day. This is a great chance to take some photos as well, so be sure to have your camera ready!

After visiting the market, you’ll take a ride to Tra Que vegetable village. You’ll enjoy a welcome drink and then walk through the vegetable gardens where local farmers work in their fields following the methods that have been in use for hundreds of years.

Next you’ll having a cooking lesson with a chef to learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food. After the lesson, you’ll have a chance to enjoy what you’ve cooked!

At the tour,you’ll bid farewell to your host family before riding back to Hoi An and your hotel.

Tra Que Village
Tra Que Village
Accommodation: Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences

Day 11 - Hoi An at Leisure

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

Accommodation: Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences

Day 12 - Fly to Ho Chi Minh

Today, transfer from Hoi An to Da Nang, then fly to Ho Chi Minh City.After hotel check in, the rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Accommodation: Grand Silverland hotel

Day 13 - Mekong Delta Tour

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 14 - Mekong and Ho Chi Minh City

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: Grand Silverland hotel

Day 15 - Cu Chi Tunnels & Departure

After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick up you at hotel and transfer to Cu Chi Tunnels. After lunch at local restaurant,transfer to Ho Chi Minh Airport for your flight to next destination.

Cu Chi tunnel
Cu Chi tunnel

Accommodation

  • 2 Nights in Hanoi
  • 1 Night in Lao Cai
  • 2 Nights in Sapa
  • 1 Night in Ha Long Bay
  • 2 Nights in Hue
  • 3 Nights in Hoi An
  • 2 Nights in Ho Chi Minh City
  • 1 Night in Un-known
Silk Queen Grand hotel
Silk Queen Grand hotel
Silk Queen Grand hotel
Silk Queen Grand hotel
Silk Queen Grand hotel
Room Type:Executive Room
Why this Hotel:

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

Vietnam Overnight Train
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

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

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

Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences
Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences
Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences
Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences
Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences
Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences
Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Why this Hotel:

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

Grand Silverland hotel
Grand Silverland hotel
Grand Silverland hotel
Grand Silverland hotel
Grand Silverland hotel
Grand Silverland hotel
Grand Silverland hotel
Room Type:Premier Room
Why this Hotel:

Rooftop swimming pool

1-minute walk from Ben Thanh Market

Within a 10-minute walk from Sunwah Tower, Opera Building

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
Day1,5 Silk Queen Grand hotel
Day2 Vietnam Overnight Train
Day3-4 Amazing Hotel Sapa
Day6 Lavela Premium Cruise
Day7-8 Moonlight Hotel Hue
Day9-11 Hoi An River Beach Resort & Residences
Day12,14 Grand Silverland hotel
Day13 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

    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.

6 Reviews

4.83/5
Imogene

The northern Vietnam neaten track was amazing! Nguyen Giap Tam was the careful guide to go with the hectic chaos that is Hanoi and northern Vietnam. He also has great care to our little girl who was crying during to trip,he managed to clam her down with prepared drawing book. keep us entertained on long coach rides. It was awesome!

Wessel

Phoebe at UME Travel has been superb helpful and with her help we develop a personalized itinerary for an upcoming trip in Vietnam. She worked patiently for us through numerous iterations of the itinerary over the last 6 months - from initial concept to final program. At all times she has been extremely responsive coming back with updated information within 24 hours. We are highly appreciated her work!

Florin

A great service. Attention to detail. highly recommend!

Mats

First experience prive tour and it was a blast, good fun and well organised trip with a great tour guide that was informative. Will definitely use again.

Raeburn

A great service. Attention to detail. highly recommend!

Meredith

The tour was great and we totally satisfied with service! Phan Minh Hien, our tour guide was truly a diamond always responsive and alert. He was very helpful and supportive. Totally recommend the tour agency and especially Phan (since the tour you can customize as you like)! Highlight though of the tour was two days spend in Sapa. Truly a unique experience.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.