9 Days Best Vietnam Tour

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ho Chi Minh, Mekong Delta

Tour Code: TAT-Vietnam-03

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from: US$872 Free Inquiry

Tour Feature

  • Walk in the Old Quarter as a local does
  • Wonderful Cultural trip allowing you to get a better glimpse of both North and South Vietnam
  • Enjoy a boat ride on Mekong River
  • Explore the floating market at Mekong Delta area by a boat

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Day 1Arrival Hanoi

Transfer service to hotel

Meals: No meal
Overnight: In Hanoi

Upon arrival, our guide will be holding a sign with your name waiting at the exit of  Noi Bai International airport in Hanoi. Then we will transfer you to Hanoi Old Quarter and drop at hotel for hotel check in. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. You can choose to stroll around the Old Town to get used to the City if time is enough this day.  Or you could also just relax at hotel to recover from the jetlag.

Hanoi City View
Hanoi City View

Day 2Hanoi

Ho Chi Minh Complex, Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, West Lake

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Hanoi

Breakfast at hotel, our tour guide and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby about 08:00AM as appointed one day before to start a full day Hanoi city exploring tour.  Hanoi is really a charming city, the capital city of Vietnam. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone.The key site in Hanoi is  the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and stilt house); the Presidential Palace; the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature; West Lake; the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh Temple; and one of the city’s museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum). End of the day you can enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance – a unique Vietnamese art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture.

One Pillar Pagoda Hanoi
One Pillar Pagoda Hanoi

Day 3Hanoi-Halong Bay

Halong Bay Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Halong Bay on the board

Our guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at lobby of hotel and start journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see everyday Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay's 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and later there is opportunity for an evening swim from the side of the boat. Spend the night on the luxurious boat.

Halong Bay
Halong Bay

Day 4Halong Bay-Hanoi

Halong Bay Cruise, Caves of Surprises

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Hanoi

Get up early in the morning for a lesson of Tai Chi on board or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Cave of Surprises, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 4.30pm. Drop at hotel in Hanoi. Free time on your own, you could explore the city by yourself by walking around in the old quaters of Hanoi.

Hanoi Street View
Hanoi Street View

Day 5Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh

Fly to Ho Chi Minh

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Ho Chi Minh City

After breakfast, our driver will pick you up at lobby of hotel and transfer to Airport for flight to HCMC, one major city in south Vietnam. Upon Arriving, you will be met by the local guide holding a sign with your name at the airport exit. Greeted and transferred to hotel in Ho Chi Minh City directly. After check in, free for leisure and shopping in the local markets.

Ho Chi Minh City View
Ho Chi Minh City View

Day 6Ho Chi Minh-Can Tho

My Tho Market, Mekong River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Can Tho

Leave Saigon for My Tho, located on the northern banks of the Mekong River to visit a large market that sells just about anything that can be eaten and variety of fruits. Around the My Tho area you will find a maze of small canals that can be explored on one of the many organized boat tours. Enjoy a boat ride on the Mekong River and visit an orchard on an island, with lunch en route. Continue with a visit to a snake farm and then continue driving to Can Tho. Check-in hotel and overnight in Can Tho.

Mekong River Trip
Mekong River Trip

Day 7Can Tho-Ho Chi Minh

Can Tho Floating Market, Dong Tam Snakes Farm

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Ho Chi Minh City

Today will begin with an early breakfast to get our energy up for an exciting day. After breakfast, we will take a boat trip to the Floating Market and watch the locals sit aboard their small boats selling and exchanging goods. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh City, we will visit Dong Tam Snakes Farm – the largest snake farm in Viet Nam. We will have a delicious lunch at the Mekong Rest Stop before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.

Floating Market
Floating Market

Day 8Ho Chi Minh

Cu Chi Undterground Tunnels

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight: In Ho Chi Minh

In the morning, we will explore Cu Chi guerrilla's area and visit the underground tunnels. There are more than 200km of tunnels that were built by the Communist guerrillas during the war.  After lunch, the afternoon will be free time left to you to explore the city by yourslef or go for shopping.

Cu Chi Tunnels
Cu Chi Tunnels

Day 9Departure Ho Chi Minh

Transfer service to airport

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at hotel, Free at leisure until transferring to Tan Son Nhat airport for your departure flight.

Service Ends

Price Includes

  • Internal flight or train as specified
  • Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  • Private licensed English speaking guide and driver service
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  • All attraction entrance fees as specified
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets or train tickets for arrival and departure
  • Gratuities to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  • Comprehensive travel insurance

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