10 Days Unforgettable Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh city up to Central and Hanoi

Duration: 10 Day
Transport: Bus, Car, Boat, Train, Plane
Tour code: VRT61
Vietnam – a lovely, friendly and beautiful country, might still be strange of you. Let us help you exploring it. During your vacation, you will understand much more the different culture, daily life style and food flavor between South and North, also you have the nice time in the best destinations in Vietnam. Visiting the floating life on Mekong Delta, understanding the difficulty of locals while war time in the past in Cu Chi war tunnel, tasting the sweet flavor of peaceful life in Hoi An, discovering the stunning landscape in Halong Bay…An unforgettable and memorable trip is waiting for you!
$1,139.00

Inclusion

9 night’ s accommodation is included:

- 3 nights at 3 star hotel in Hanoi old quarter

- 1 night on 3 star cruise in Halong Bay

- 1 night on the train

- 2 nights at 3 star hotel in Hoi An

- 2 nights at 3 star hotel in Ho Chi Minh city

This is group tour joining, there is a different group each tour

Flight ticket from HCM city - Da Nang with 7kg hand bag and 20kg check baggage

Train ticket Da Nang – Hanoi with soft sleeper berth in Air-conditioned cabin for 4 people sharing

Meals as mentioned: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Private Airport pick-up and transfer in Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang – Hoi An, Hanoi

Train station transfer by private car in Da Nang

Train station pick up by private car in Hanoi

All the entrance fees in itinerary

Cu Chi tunnel fee

Kayaking in Halong Bay

Cooking class in Halong Bay

English speaking tour guide in Cu Chi war tunnel, My Son sanctuary and Halong Bay tour

Tax and service charge

Exclusion

Return airfares from your country to Vietnam

Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses

Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages

Visa to Vietnam

Please contact us at info@vietnamrealtour.com if you want to get more information for visa to Vietnam

Highlight

Joining the local floating village in Mekong River

Rowing boat trip on River

Boat trip in Hoi An

Exploring My Son sanctuary

Relaxing in center of Halong Bay

Kayaking among thousands of island in Halong Bay

Experiencing the local lives through Vietnam

Biking time in countryside

 

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city arrival – Hotel check in (Meal: No)

 

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh city – the biggest city in Vietnam. Your driver will pick up and transfer you to the hotel in the center. Check in the hotel and exploring the city by your own.

Walking time is the best way to visit the center of the city. Tasting the local foods, finding out the local life, taking photo of nice corner of the city…

Overnight at hotel in HCM city.

Please note: Hotel check-in time: 13:00

 

 

Day 2: Cu Chi war tunnel half day (Meal: B, L)

 

Cu Chi tunnel system was built by the Communist guerrilla troop knows as Viet Cong during the Vietnam War to combat the American colonial and South Vietnamese force. The system is of over 220 km of tunnels became a legendary and special architecture lying deeply underground. The tunnels were a function, including a lot of trap doors, storage facilities, specially constructed living areas, hospitals, command centers & kitchens. Nowadays, Cu Chi tunnel became very popular for both of Vietnamese and foreign travellers.

08:00 - 08:30: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start drive to Cu Chi which located 60km from HCM city, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti-American war in Vietnam. The system is of over 220 km of tunnels became a legendary and special architecture lying deeply underground. The tunnels were a function, including a lot of trap doors, storage facilities, specially constructed living areas, hospitals, command centers & kitchens. It is legendary for Original tunnels system of over 220km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.

The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, When Cu Chi was" A Free Target Zone ". The remnants visitors will see show Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants.

On here you can try to Crawl through tunnels (do not apply for very fat people and very old people)

12:00 Have lunch in a local restaurant

13:00 Back to Ho Chi Minh City

14:00 Arrive in your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Overnight at hotel in HCM city.

 

 

Day 3: HCM city – Flight to Da Nang – Hoi An check in ( Meal: B)

 

Today, you have your own time to visit HCM city, shopping the souvenir until the time driver pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to Tan Son Nhat airport for flight to Da Nang city.

Upon arrival, driver will transfer you from Da Nang airport to the hotel in Hoi An.

Check in the hotel and feeling the peace in Hoi An town by your own.

Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

 

 

Day 4: Hoi An – My Son sanctuary 1 day tour (Meal: B,L)

 

7:30 – 8:00am: The bus and tour guide pick you up at your hotel for My Son trip. Leaving Hoi An for My Son HolyLand. After one hours driving, arrive in My Son - the Holyland surrounded by the marvelous mountains, 48km west of Hoi An. My Son was chosen as a religious center, built in the late 4th century under the Cham’s King Bhadravaman. As a tower garden, My Son is a huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples of different architectures. Wander through the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people, tourists are welcomed at the Old Tower of the Cham. Not only visit an interesting place, but also you can understand much more about the culture and civilization of ancient Champa people. Spending about 2 hours to enjoy and discover the beauty of Ancient buildings at of the Champa Kingdom with our tour guide.

12.00: Leaving My Son, get on the boat at boat station and taking a boat trip on Thu Bon River. All the local life of local people will appear on your eyes. You could visit the living of the local people and feeling the fresh air. You will have soft lunch on the boat and see the beautiful views along the river

13:30: The boat trip will finish at Bach Dang Boat station. Our driver will pick you up to local restaurant for lunch. Back to your hotel after lunch.

Overnight at hotel in Hoi An

 

 

Day 5: Hoi An free time – Overnight train to Hanoi (Meal: B)

 

Hoi An old town is built in the past with the combination of Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture. Walking time is the best way to visit Hoi An town with old pagodas, temples, local houses and also you can see the local people’s style life, local food what locals is eating,.. you also can go to the silk shop where you can make a costume tailor – best place to make a costume tailor in Vietnam

Driver will pick you up and transfer you to Da Nang train station for train to Hanoi.

Train takes about 12 hours, along the train trip, you have the chance to see how beautiful is Vietnam with countryside scenery, local farmer’s life, simple and warmly villages…

Overnight at on the train.

 

 

Day 6: Hanoi arrival – Train station pick up – Hotel check in (Meal: No)

 

Welcome to the capital of Vietnam. Your driver is ready to pick you up and drive to the hotel in Hanoi old quarter. Check in the hotel and exploring Hanoi old quarter by your own.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

 

Day 7: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on Halong Cruise (Meal: B,L,D)

 

8:00 – 8:30: Tour guide and bus pick you up at the hotel. Heading to Halong bay after 4 hours in bus with short break time on the haft way.

12:45: Arrive Halong harbor. Crews welcome you on board with Welcome drink. Check in the cabin and enjoy the traditional Vietnamese Lunch.

After lunch time, free time to sunbathing on the sundeck, photo hunting while cruising among the hundreds of mountains.

15:00: Cruise anchors in the center of Halong Bay. Visiting the Amazing cave – one of the biggest and most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.

16:00: Heading to Ti Tov Island where you can hike up to the top to view whole bay, sunbathing on the sandy beach, swimming in the pure water.

17:15: Back to the boat. Enjoy the Sunset time with fruit and Wine.

Our chef on board will share with you how to make Vietnamese spring roll during the Cooking Demonstration, and you can experience to practice by yourself.

19:00: Dinner will be served with a lot of delicious Vietnamese foods.

After dinner, free time to watch movie, playing the card, or attend the Squid fishing game

Overnight on cruise

 

 

Day 8: Halong Bay – Kayaking – Hanoi ( Meals: B, L )

 

You should wake up a little early to enjoy the Sunrise in Halong Bay – the nice moment during the trip.

6:30: Tai Chi Master will share with you how to do Tai Chi – very good at health for new day

7:00: Enjoy the breakfast

8:15: Going to do Kayaking among mountains, explore the beauty of Halong Bay by your own.

9:30: Get back to cruise, check out the cabin.

Then, take the leisurely time to rest on sundeck to view the bay.

11:00: Brunch will be served. Enjoy the meal while cruising back to Halong harbor

12:30: Get on the bus back to Hanoi with short break time on half way.

16:30 – 17:00: Arrive your hotel in Hanoi city.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

 

 

 

 

Day 9: Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu – Tam Coc 1 day tour (Meal: B,L)

 

8:00 – 8:30: Driver and tour guide will meet you at your hotel and depart the Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour.

Bus will stop on the half way to get the break time after 1 hour and half in the bus. At this moment, you can stretch your legs and take some photos of countryside.

Keep heading to Hoa Lu – the ancient capital of Vietnam in 10th century under 2 Dynasties: Dinh and Le Empire. You will understand much more about Vietnam with King Dinh and King Le’s temple. Through this trip, you have the chance to find out about the history, culture, architecture, and development of Vietnam what is still maybe strange of you.

Then, bus will transfer you to the local restaurant where you have the buffet Lunch with a lot of local food. And one of most special and famous in Ninh Binh is goat meat.

After Lunch time, tour guide will help you understanding about Tam Coc before enjoy the rowing boat time on Ngo Dong River. Ngo Dong river meanders among the mountains and you will have the feeling that we are living in the most peaceful and beautiful place in the world. Boat takes you through the 3 caves ( Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba ). You see not only the “Halong Bay on land”, but also you have the chance to meet the local farmers who is working in the rice field. Lovely time to understand more the local countryside’s life in Vietnam.

After rowing boat time in Tam Coc, you are riding bicycle to the paddy field and through the local villages to discover the simple daily life of local people, you will have the awesome experience in the country.

16:00: Get back the bus and heading back to Hanoi. Saying goodbye the lovely point.

18:30: Arrive the hotel in Hanoi old quarter.

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

 

 

Day 10: Hanoi Departure (Meal: B)

 

Today, you are free to discover Hanoi old quarter by your own until the transferred time to Noi Bai airport for your flight out. Trip ends.

If you don’t want to leave, please let us know to help you extending your vacation.

 

Who should participate? - This tour is suited for all, including children as well.  

Price structure: - Price quoted is based on per person for 2 people traveling together in Twin share room

Single Supplement: surcharge 315 usd when customer reaching Hanoi city.

This is 3 star package, please advise if you want to upgrade to 4 or 5 star package! 

Price: 1176 usd/ person

Single Supplement: surcharge 315 usd

Children Policy:

Kid under 3 year olds will be free charge

Kid from 3 to 6 year olds will be charged 50% to cover for the train and flight tickets.

Kid from 7 to 9 year olds will be charged 75% to cover for the train and flight tickets and a bed in room with parents.

Kid from 10 year olds will be charged as an adult.

 

Cancellation policy:

Free cancellation if cancel the Booking 15 days before departure date

50% charge if cancel the Booking 10 days before departure date

75% charge if cancel the Booking 7 days before departure date

100% charge if cancel the Booking 5 days before departure date

NOTES:

Above package and price is for 3 star hotel and cruise level, if you want to upgaded to 4 or 5 star, please email us !

If you wanna travel from South up to North, please let us know!

You want start the tour from Ho Chi Minh city and finish tour in Hanoi, please advise !

Surcharge if upgrade from the train ticket to the flight ticket from Hanoi to Danang, please advise !

Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites

Any time you can travel Vietnam but The best time to travel Vietnam is from Oct to end of May.

You want extend your trip, please advise!

Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites

Warm cloths need to pack during Nov to Feb.

What to bring:

Sun block, sport shoes, cash for personal expenses, and hat or umbrella, sun-glass, sun-cream, insect repellent

Wearing the long-clothes covering your knees while visiting temple, pagoda, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum.

Original passport

Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.

Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.

Warm clothes from October to March!