Essential of Vietnam 10 days/ 9 nights
Essential of Vietnam 10 days/ 9 nights
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10 days / 9 nights

This is a cultural tour to Vietnam, where our guide will take you to experience the vibrant famous attractions in Ho Chi Minh City  through Vietnamese cyclo, the Vietnam Mekong Delta, Hoi An ancient town, the Hue Imperial Citadel, the World Heritage Site Halong Bay and athmospheric Hanoi.

Day 1 : Arrive Ho Chi Minh City 

 Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2 : Ho Chi Minh City (B)

A full day city tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals, takes in the city’s bustling Chinatown and begins with a visit to the Thien Hau Temple, take a cyclo ride; the most appropriate and unusual way to explore Cholon or ‘big market’. The ride will take you to the lively Binh Tay Market. Then visit a lacquerware factory. After lunch visit the War Museum and the former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall.  Overnight in Hochiminh

Day 3 : Ho Chi Minh -My Tho - Ho Chi Minh (B)

Head south to the Mekong Delta. There are stops along the way to discover the local life and for an explanation of the Vietnamese rice field process. After lunch, continue your Mekong discovery cruising small canals and arroyos lined with water coconut, walking through fruit orchards, enjoying honey tea, and taking a horse cart ride.

Day 4 : Ho Chi Minh  - Danang - Hoi An (B)

After breakfast transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for the short flight to the central port city of Danang. On arrival in Danang transfer to Hoi An. Take a walking tour of the ancient town centre to visit the former merchants’ homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market. In the afternoon take a three-hour cruise on the Thu Bon River with stops at Thanh Ha pottery village, Kim Bong carpenters’ village and the shipbuilding yard. Overnight in Hoi An. 

Day 5 :Hoian (B)

Free day on Cua Dai Beach.

Day 6 : Hoi An - Hue (B)

Leave Hoi An for Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. The scenic route passes through Danang before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds and dropping down to the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co. In the afternoon visit the elaborate mausoleums of emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh and the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. Overnight in Hue. 

Day 7
Hue - Hanoi - Halong Bay (B)

A boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visits Hue’s best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the mausoleum of former emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. After lunch transfer to Hue Airport for the short flight to Hanoi. Leave Noi Bai Airport to Halong Bay through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life. Overnight in Halong. 

Day 8 :Halong Bay - Hanoi (B.L)

Board on traditional sailing junk. Whilst cruising the exquisite waters sample the regions fresh seafood. Visit the famous stalagmites and stalactites of Thien Cung Cave. Enjoy a swim in the emerald waters of Halong Bay at any spot that you wish to visit. Disembark at the dock at Halong City. Drive back to Hanoi. Arrival in late afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 9:Hanoi (B)

A full day city tour of Vietnam’s capital. Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. The city tour includes such sights as Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and his house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the Quanh Thanh Temple and the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the edge of West Lake. After lunch in town continue to the Museum of Ethnology and end the afternoon with a visit to the Lake of the Restored Sword and a cyclo tour of the Old Quarter. 

Day 10 - Depart Hanoi  (B)

Departure day. At leisure for shopping until transfer to Noi Bai Airport for onward flight.


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: 905 USD/ pax

3 - 5 pax: 962 USD/ pax

2 pax:      1119 USD/ pax


  • 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 tickets as in the itinerary
  • 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

The following list of 5-star hotels below is base for the tariff. It can be replaced by the similar hotels depending on your request and availability at the time you book.  Should you have some hotels in mind, send us by email at










Sofitel Plaza

Novotel Halong  Bay                   

Hue Imperial Hotel                                

Goldern Sand Resort                                

Majestic Hotel                                  



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