A wonderful tour covering all aspects of Vietnam departing from Hanoi and travelling via Hue and Hoi An before reaching Ho Chi Minh City.

Destination Vietnam
Cities & Locations Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City
Departure Location Hotel, Hanoi
Duration 12 Days / 11 Nights

Tour Schedule

Tour Dates Departs Daily


Day 1: Hanoi (D)

Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your hotel. This afternoon a brief walking tour introduces you to the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake. Tonight, taste Vietnamese cuisine at a popular local restaurant.

Day 2: Hanoi (B)

This morning, enjoy a half day city tour of Hanoi. The afternoon is spent at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a Water Puppet Show.

Day 3: Halong Bay Day Trip (B, L)

Today travel to Halong Bay for a day cruise through this striking seascape. Return to Hanoi late evening.

Day 4: Hanoi – Hue (B)

Today, late afternoon transfer to Hanoi Airport for an evening flight to Hue. Upon arrival in Hue, transfer to your hotel.

Day 5: Hue (B, L)

Today explore this former Imperial City. Visit Thien Mu Pagoda, the Ancient Citadel, Khai Dinh Tomb and a roadside village specialising in conical hats and incense.

Day 6: Hue – Hoi An (B)

Today, traverse the scenic Hai Van Pass. En-route to Hoi An visit the Cham Museum, Marble Mountain and China Beach.

Day 7: Hoi An (B)

Discover this ancient town on a walking tour featuring cobblestone streets filled with cafés, art galleries, markets, and tailors. The afternoon is at leisure.

Day 8: Hoi An (B)

Spend the day at leisure.

Day 9: Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City (B, D)

This morning, transfer to Danang Airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, where the afternoon is spent at leisure. This evening, enjoy dinner at a popular restaurant.

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

Spend the morning at Cu Chi Tunnels followed by an afternoon city tour of Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

This morning, travel to the Mekong Delta. Board a private boat to explore the tributaries.

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Today, transfer to Ho Chi Minh City Airport where tour arrangements end.

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