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North and South of Vietnam 10 days/ 9 nights

 North and South of Vietnam 10 days/ 9 nights
 North and South of Vietnam 10 days/ 9 nights

This itinerary offers the most flexibility for the price and allows you travel from the North to South over Vietnam. Most touristy destinations in...

Departures date : hằng ngày
Duration : 10 day/ 9 night
Travel Route : Hà Nội, Lào Cai, Sapa, Hồ Chí Minh
From : USD 10 p/p
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Tour highlight

  • Hanoi: Capital of Vietnam with French style old buildings, lakes, Old Quarter Area
  • SaPa: This is best trekking route for travellers with many ethnic groups and terraces rice field
  • Ha Long Bay: UNESCO world heritage site, famous for its fresh and calm water filled with thousands of islands and islets
  • Ho Chi Minh City: Biggest city of Vietnam which is famous with Ben Thanh market and war relics, nightlife
  • Mekong Delta: Vietnam’s biggest agricultural region, the country’s rice basket with colorful floating markets, fruit orchards, rice paddies, bird sanctuaries and quaint villages


Day 01: HANOI ARRIVAL (-/-/D)

Welcome to Vietnam, on arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, our tour guide will greet you and transfer by private car through the city to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi
The rest of the day is at leisure.

Accommodation: Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi
Please note: You will need to advise us of your flight details (flight schedule, arrival time…) before your departure date.
Please head outside the arrival hall and look out for your representative holding an Oriental Tours Vietnam” sign with your name on it.


After breakfast at your hotel, enjoy morning tour to Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s House on Stilt and One Pillar Pagoda, then visit Temple Of Literature

 In the afternoon, you will enjoy a 1-hour rickshaw tour to explore the fascinating Old Quarter and its hundreds of special shops selling silk clothing, lacquerware, embroidered linens, furniture, bamboo, cooking utensils, ceremonial objects and more, and also Dong Xuan Market. Finish city tour today by a Water Puppet Show.

Note: Hochiminh Complex close every Monday and Friday
Accommodation: Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi


In the morning, have breakfast at hotel
Around 8:00 am: The driver will pick you up at the lobby to start the trip to Halong Bay
You will have a wonderful night by staying on cruise in this world famous bay.
We leave the bustle and hustle of city behind, it takes you 3h 30mins drive to Halong Bay. We stop at half way in Hai Duong province for break time about a half hour
Keep going to Ha Long Bay.
Arrive Halong pier around 12 am, the captain and crew on boat will pick you up, we board on boat later

After a welcome onboard, lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay.
In the afternoon, enjoy some sightseeing, on-board activities like caving, swimming, kayaking…. (Depending on each boat’s itinerary)

Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board

Transport:  Transfer by shuttle bus
Accommodation: Stay overnight on cruise
Please note: Our tour guide will not accompany aboard the cruise in Halong Bay. Resident English speaking guide on board available.
Most cruise itineraries are similar, exact cruise name and itinerary shall be reconfirmed according to your choice


Wake up early in the morning enjoy fresh air of the bay, if you are lucky today you can see sunrise
We start an amazing trip today by practice Tai Chi on the sun deck.

Continue sightseeing in the wonderful bay, check out your cabin and enjoy brunch on board while cruising back to mainland.
Enjoy morning view of the bay’s landscapes. From the upper deck of the boat, the beauty of the rocky islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the bay is breathtaking. The quiet of atmosphere, the birds singing and cicadas chirping onshore, along with the gentle lapping of the waves against the boat, provide the perfect soundtrack to accompany the sense of calm and the fresh

Around 11:00am arriving at the harbor, you will be picked up for transferring back to Hanoi. Arrival at your hotel about 5:00 PM. Free at your leisure
Tonight, catch a train to Lao Cai
Accommodation: Stay overnight on train



Day 05: LAO CAI- SAPA (B/L/-)

Upon our arrival in Lao Cai railway station in the early morning, our driver and guide will pick up you  for a short drive to Sapa town, it take us  about  35 km away by car. You can see spectacular view on the way
Arrive SaPa town, We have shower and  breakfast in our hotel.
Today is a beautiful day for trekking

From Sapa, we trek via Y Linh Ho through beautiful scenery to the Black H’mong Village of Lao Chai  where we spend time looking around the village and learning about life of local people in the village.
We will enjoy our picnic lunch in Lao Chai or at local restaurent

After lunch, we keep walking  through rice terraces and on local paths to village of Ta Van.
Only this village in the Sa Pa area where the Dzay people live. We spend time to explore the village.
We meet our local Dzay hosts in their home.

We will stay in Dzay family house, have dinner and interact to them
Accommodation: Stay at local family house

Day 06: SAPA- LAO CAI- HANOI (B/L/-)

We have breakfast with local people, you will have more time to look around and experience life in Ta Van.
And then we continue our trekking in the valley through a bamboo village, you can see waterfall and the famous Rattan bridge.
We head up the side of the valley to the main a small village of the Dzao people called Giang Ta Chai, learn about the local life, then back to the Rattan bridge and trek to SuPan village, We have lunch here  
And then go down to the main road where the car picks up us to come back to Sapa town.

In the afternoon our driver will brings you back to Lao Cai railway station, on the way we will stop in Sapa town for you to visit Sapa Church and walk around
We head to Lao Cai for having dinner at a local restaurant before we board an overnight train back to Hanoi, Arrive Hanoi at about 5am in the next day.
The trip is completed at Hanoi railway station upon our arrival. 

.Accommodation: over night on train



Arrival at Hanoi in early moring. 
This morning your driver and tour guide take you to Noi Bai Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh, you will be welcomed and picked up by our tour guide and driver.
Head to your hotel and we have lunch.

This afternoon, you will start a haft daily tour at Reunification Palace where the Vietnam America war ended in 1975. Today the grand building is a museum and hall for official receptions.
Near the Palace are the colonial style Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral- it was built between 1877 and 1883, these two places known as the symbol of  Ho Chi Minh.
The evening is your time to explore the city by walking to night market or walking street

Accommodation: Stay overnight in Sai Gon


In the morning you will enjoy a half-day private excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels.
These tunnels consist of more than 200 kilometers of underground tunnels. This main axis system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. The network includes innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centres and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what was underground life like during the War.

Have lunch at local restaurant
You will have free time in the afternoon
Accommodation: Stay overnight in Sai Gon


Depart for Cai Be, deep in the Mekong Delta, and embark on traditional style boat for Mekong Delta Cruise. The tour begins with a visit of the colourful Cai Be floating market, followed by a visit to some local home factories that produce rice paste, rice popcorn and coconut candy. Proceed to evergreen islands among the Mekong River through a large network of meandering tributaries, crisscrossed with countless arroyos. Afternoon, cruise to Vinh Long in order to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong Delta rural life. Drive to Can Tho and transfer to hotel on arrival. 

Accommodation: Stay overnight in Can Tho



Cruise to the colorful Cai Rang floating market while having a buffet breakfast on board the traditional Mekong-style Mystic Sampan. Then, back to dry land in Can Tho to leave Can Tho for Ho Chi Minh City. The tour concludes when you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight

Saying goodbye Vietnam, we hope you have a beautiful time with memories, we do not want to say “goodbye”- we just want to say “see you again”
Please note: You need to advices us your flight information.


This tour is private and sample only. A suggested cost will be listed below. However, the rate always depends on your hotel, number of travelers in your group, and dates of travel. Please contact us to customize this itinerary and rate in order to meet your demand and budget.

6 - 9 pax: 509 USD/ pax

3 - 5 pax: 644 USD/ pax

2 pax:      745 USD/ pax


Tour Policy


  • Accommodation in Double/Twin room with breakfast
  • Transportation for airport and sightseeing tours by private car
  • All entrance fees for the indicated
  • Boat as mentioned above
  • Domestic flight ticket as in the itinerary
  • Round train ticket: Hanoi - Sapa
  • English speaking guide.


  • Expenditure of personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, mini-bar in hotel, etc.
  • Other tours & meals not mentioned.
  • Late check-out at hotel.
  • All airport departure taxes.
  • Visas arrangement.
  • Insurances

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