From charming Hanoi with its fading colonial architecture and national monuments, to the spellbinding scenery of Halong Bay. Passing the great countryside in the North as Ninh Binh to the steamy city of Saigon & historic Cu Chi Tunnel. And also moving to the rhythms of mighty Mekong where boats, houses and markets float upon the innumerable rivers, canals and streams that criss-cross the landscape like arteries.
See the very essential Vietnam in 7 days!
Morning & Afternoon Welcome to Vietnam ! You’ve probably just landed at Noi Bai International Airport, all ready to discover what the famed capital of Vietnam has to offer. Whether you’re here for the cheap shopping or their famous Vietnamese coffee, you’re bound to love Hanoi, a bustling city filled with history, culture, delectable food and really friendly locals! Be careful of the motorcycles that throng the streets though! Let’s get started by visiting the famous Old Quarter with the free volunteer guide, located in the Hoan Kiem district, where you will find an array of delicious food, sights and activities! Situated in the heart of Hanoi, this is a tourist hotspot and where you’ll truly get a glimpse of Vietnamese culture. From street shopping to admiring the exquisite French-colonial architecture, you’ll never find yourself bored here! Packed with hostels, shops and cafes lining the streets, we recommend simply strolling and enjoying the buzz of the area, while observing the locals and their way of life. Note: This tour is free . However, if you use the tickets, entrance fees, you will pay your guide and you. Night You will be free in your first night in Hanoi or join some famous shows in Hanoi ( Chi phi tự túc) Watch a Water Puppet Show - a one-of-a-kind performance happens to be on the water which are accompanied by a Vietnamese orchestra playing traditional music using drums, wooden bells, horns, bamboo flutes and cymbals. you cannot see anywhere else. ( every hours has one show within 1 hours) - Price : from 4,3 $ /pax Watch My Village Show - an hour-long of traditional show at the historic Hanoi Opera House. Watch acrobats, dancers, and jugglers bring a rural Vietnamese village to life on the stage as you hear live music on classic Vietnamese instruments. Price: from 30,3 $ Accomodation 3 stars hotel in the Old quarter for 1 night Transportation Private airport transfer ( new car - AC) Meals There is no meal serving today. Flexibly Attractions Dong Xuan market St. Joseph Cathedral Bach Ma temple Train street
Morning Start a good day! Our guide will show you the must -see attractions in Hanoi. The first is the Hanoi mausoleum where keeps Ho Chi Minh lovely president ‘s body. It is secured by Vietnam military and you need to queue up and keep silent during the visiting. Then visit One Pillar pagoda, một ngôi chùa được xây dựng từ lâu thời vua lý thái tông. Cho đến ngôi trường đại học đầu tiên Vietnam - Temple of literature. Afternoon Have a good lunch at the local restaurant with Hanoi’s cuisine. Then visit the Hoa Lo prison - the Hilton prison in Indochina. Last stop you will enjoy your time with the fresh air and peace at Hoan Kiem Lake to hear about the legendary from the guide. Note: This tour is free . However, if you use the tickets, entrance fees, taxi you will pay your guide and you. Night ( Excluded) Cooking class with local chef instructs you to cook some Vietnamese cuisines within 2-3 hours ( from 32 USD/pax) Street food tour - trying 5 tasted meals by walking around the old quarter ( from 20USD/pax Accomodation 3 stars hotel in the Old quarter for 1 night Transportation Taxi ( optional) Meals Breakfast Attractions Ho Chi Minh mausoleum Hoan Kiem lake Hoa Lo prison One Pillar pagoda Temple of Literature Train street
Morning & Afternoon You will visit Halong Bay by a day trip with a half day on the bay as your right choice. You can visit almost must-see destinations during this journey even a little rush. The day trip cruises offer different itineraries to visit along these points of interest. Day 3, we will visit Halong Bay 6 hours on the Bay. It owns some famous stops as Ti Top island and Surprising cave ( Sung Sot cave ) as the largest and longest cave in Halong, Luon Cave ( Water cave), some islets as Incense Burner, Stone Dog,... You will have a chance to get a panoramic amazing view of Halong bay from the top of Ti Top island and also swim on beach or relaxing on the sandy beach. Also you will do kayaking in the area at the gorgeous Luon cave within an hours. For whom can not do kayaking, you can choose sitting on the sampan boat riding by locals . Relaxing on the desk, enjoy the breathtaking view and a basic sunset party. Finish Your Day 3! Night Arriving in Hanoi about 21 p.m .Relaxing and take your leisure time in Hanoi . Beer street Ta Hien where you can find variety of best Hanoi street foods such as Nem chua, Vietnamese bread, noodles, sweet porridges,… Especially, in summer, Ta Hien is famous for beer. Night market - the busy, bustling gathering of roadside stalls and local food vendors, opens every Friday, Saturday, Sunday night from 19:00 p.m Accomodation 3 stars hotel in the Old quarter for 1 night Transportation Shared bus Meals Breakfast and Lunch Attractions Ti Top island Sung Sot cave Luon Cave Islets
Morning Get picked up from you hotel, you will go to Ninh Binh where is far from Hanoi above 90 km ( driving about 2 hours). Ninh Binh is a fascinating place where a part from an inspiring scenery, you have easy access to the most rural and authentic side Vietnam, You’ll visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. Later, on arrival at the Tam Coc wharf you’ll explore the caves by sampan boat. Cycle to Bich Dong before returning to Hanoi. A Vietnamese buffet is included. Afternoon Visit Hoa Lu and learn more about the northern Vietnamese countryside, history, and culture on a full-day tour. Hoa Lu is an ancient capital, and Tam Coc, which means “3 caves,” features karst formations and caves you’ll explore by boat. Your flight will be at night by 21p.m to HCM city. Once you arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, our driver will pick you up from here then head to your hotel. Take a deep sleep for a long traveling day! Night Get picked up from hotel to airport and fly to HCMC by night Accomodation 3 stars hotel in District 1 in HCMC Transportation Private airport transfers ( new car - AC) Shared bus Meals Breakfast and Lunch Attractions Hoa Lu ancient capital Tam Coc
Morning & Afternoon Do you see the different things in the morning in HCM city and in Hanoi? I guess you do, right! Depart HCM city in the early morning and head to Cu Chi historical tunnel. These were used for fighting and hiding during the Vietnamese war, and have now been preserved and restored. Delve into an underground world of guerrilla warfare in the incredible Cu Chi tunnels Gain insight into the tenacity and resourcefulness of the Vietnamese Visit the former Viet Minh underground stronghold at Cu Chi Visit with a local family to better understand local life, past and present Return to visit Ho Chi Minh city as the compelling commercial hub of modern Vietnam, with wide boulevards, grand colonial buildings, cultural sights, and a vibrant tangle of narrow paths – all framed by a kinetic river of traffic. Night ( the expenses will be covered by yourself) Enjoy your night time in HCMC with Bui Vien street when you can deeply join in a noisy and funny atmosphere or drink a cup of beer there . After a long day trip , you can relax yourself with massage service ( from 18 $ /pax ) Watch the Teh Dar show - the No.1 show in HCMC to see the original ways of tribal life on South West Highland of Vietnam vividly recreated on the stage ( Price from 30$/ pax) Accomodation 3 stars hotel in District 1 in HCMC Transportation Shared bus Meals Breakfast , Lunch Attractions Cu Chi tunnel Ben Dinh ( Or Ben Duoc) Independence Palace Notre Dame Cathedral Central Post Office War Remnants Museum
Morning Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Afternoon Time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City Night ( the expenses will be covered by yourself) Shopping Mall : Vincom Dong Khoi, Takashimaya… Night market - Ben Thanh night market Accomodation 3 stars hotel in District 1 for 1 night Transportation Shared Bus Meals Breakfast , Lunch Attractions 4 islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Coconut candy workshop Tan Thach village
Tam Biet Vietnam ! You will depart to Tan Son Nhat international airport, our driver will meet you up and drop you off at the airport If you have free time, you can go shopping in some common markets or shopping centre in the District 1. Accomodation None Transportation Private airport transfer ( new car - AC) Meals Breakfast