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From the North to the South, you are given an opportunity by Vietnam Locals Travel to visit most of the must-see and highlight destinations that would bring you wonderful moments to share with your friends, from a night cruise trip in world heritage Halong Bay to wandering under the tranquil atmosphere of old town Danang and Hoi An or experiencing the difference in life between modern city. Pack up your luggage and join us on this unforgettable journey with lots of amazing memories that are waiting for you ahead. 

Day 1: Arrival Hanoi Vietnam

Vietnam Locals’ English speaking guide will meet and welcome you at Noi Bai international airport. Transfer you to Hanoi downtown for check in.

Upon arrival, visit Thang Long imperial built from 11th century. Visit Ngoc Son temple and The Huc Bridge on the beautiful Sword Lake.

Then take a one hour cyclo tour through the Old Quarter to enjoy the bustling local life. This bustling area of narrow streets and alleys is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It's a great place to explore with plenty of photo opportunities all around you.

Duration: The tour last around 3 hours included transferring time and only mentioned points

Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Day 2: Tam Coc full day tour (B)

Morning, depart for Ninh Binh province, which owns Hoa Lu and Tam Coc as the most favorite sightseeing of tourists from all over the world.

After 2 hours, you will arrive at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.

Afternoon, 5 minute-walk to the boat station and start the 2hour-boat trip to visit Tam Coc. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, Tam Coc are three limestone caves stretching along Ngo Dong River. The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with peaceful scenery of Limestone Mountains, rice paddy and the site of some temples along the way from Hang Ca (first cave) to Hang Hai (second cave) and Hang Ba (third cave).

Enjoy the landscape before leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi.

Duration: The tour last around 7-8 hours included transferring time and only mentioned points

Stay overnight in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi – Lan Ha Bay. Stay overnight on board (B,L,D)

Transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by private car

Your morning departure from your hotel in Hanoi to Lan Ha Bay takes you on a journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta. Observe everyday life of Vietnamese Villages as you see the villagers work the local rice fields, take live pigs to market on bicycles and plough the fields with their large water buffaloes.

Arrive in got pier and board a traditional sailing cruise. As the vessel sets sails, you will be greeted by the Crew Team who will aim throughout your stay at providing you with the highest standards of service for a pure pleasure and utmost comfort onboard. Discover some of the treasures disseminated across the Bay of the Descending Dragon during the afternoon: fascinating caves, pristine beaches, picturesque floating villages, fantastic rock formations rising up out of emerald water. While onboard, you can take advantage at leisure of the cruise services; surrounded by a stunning setting in motion, you could attend our chef's cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking.

Defined to be one of the highlights of your stay, a highly refined, innovative and varied cuisine will be presented for Lunch and Dinner in the elegant dining-room, accompanied by a wide selection of wines and beverages (with extra charge applied) for drink).

In the evening enjoy the entertainment activities as movie night, squid fishing or just enjoying a cocktail surrounded by limestone rocks majestically springing out from silent waters in the night.

Duration: Transfer Hanoi – Halong is around 3-4 hours per way

Stay overnight in a cruise in Halong.

Day 4: Halong – Hanoi. Flight to Danang. Hoian (B, brunch)

Early birds can attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck at the break of dawn. Start the day enjoying some delights with a light breakfast and follow by a colorful brunch. Continue exploring Halong Bay sailing across its 2000 islets and visiting some of its major highlights.

They get on the pier around 11.30 am. Transfer back to Hanoi for flight to Danang.

Duration: Time for travelling from Halong to Hanoi airport around 3.5 hours

Upon arrival at Danang airport, get transfer to Hoian for check in. Stay overnight in Hoian.


Day 5: Golden Bridge - Bana Hills tour (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Bana Hills Station for Ba Na Hills day tour. You have a chance to ride on a modern system of cable cars helps you get a birds-eye view, very miraculous and attractive while enjoying a feeling of flying in the blue sky amidst the clouds and wind.

Enjoy Golden Bridge (Giant Hands Bridge / The Handy Bridge) at Ba Na Hill. The bridge is located at a height of 1,400M, between a sea of clouds. Standing here watching the scene that has taken photos, the more and more, make sure not to harm anyone.

Duration: The tour last around 7-8 hours included transferring time and only mentioned points

Stay overnight in Danang.

Day 6: My Son holly land – Hoian tour (B)

Drive to My Son, a World Heritage, 50 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries.

After My Son tour, back to Hoian. It is light excursion to go around tiny town of Hoi An for city tour: 400 years old Japanese Bridge, 300 years old Chinese temple, 200 years old Vietnamese former merchants' house.

Take the boat trip on Thu Bon River to visit Thanh Ha pottery village.

Duration: The tour last around 8 hours included transferring time and only mentioned points

Stay overnight in Hoian

Day 7: Flight to Nha Trang (B)

Our driver picks up and transfers you to Danang airport for flight to Cam Ranh airport in Nha Trang. Upon arrival, get transfer to hotel for check in.

Stay overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 8: Nha Trang Sightseeing (B)

In the morning you will transfer to Cau Da port for a cruise on the Nha Trang Bay to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island to enjoy hundreds of nice and precious marine creatures then continue the trip to Mun Island -the best island for snorkeling with lots of lives colorful corals and fish. Taking a fresh lunch at the Con Se Tre island and relax. Back to hotel.

Duration: The tour last around 5-6 hours included transferring time and only mentioned points

Stay overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 9: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh city. Cu Chi tunnels tour (B)

Take the morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Upon arrival, visit The Cu Chi Tunnels are an immense network of interconnected tunnels near Saigon that are part of a much larger network lying below much of the country. A guided visit to these tunnels provides a better understanding of their history, the hardship of life underground and the resilience of the Vietnamese during combat.

The tunnels were built and used initially by the Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots to protect them from the French air and ground sweeps. They later served as communication routes, storage facilities, hospitals and living quarters for the guerrilla fighters throughout the Vietnam-American war.

You're invited to enter a section of the tunnels to witness the secrets of the tunnels firsthand. Your guide will also show you various mantraps employed from this period, the remains of an American tank and numerous B52 bomb craters. There is also the opportunity to fire an M60, M16 or AK47 rifle at the range next to the tunnel complex.

After returning to Saigon, learn about the city’s historic landmarks as you tour the city with your guide. Visit the former Presidential Palace, headquarters to the Saigon Government during the Vietnam-American war. You may also like to visit the War Remnants Museum for a vivid insight into the Vietnam-American war from a Vietnamese perspective. Next stop is the Notre Dame Cathedral, a red brick building with twin spires based on the original construction from Paris, then head across the square to the Central Post Office designed by the French architect Gustav Eiffel.

Duration: The tour last around 6-7 hours included transferring time and only mentioned points

Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 10: Full day to Mekong Delta/River Boat Trip (B)      

Today takes you to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province. Situated on the Mekong River, 75 kilometers southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, the city is surrounded by orchards and rice fields, which produce grain for the entire country. Visit one or two of the islands that produce traditional handcrafts, coconut candy and bee farms. Visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, the oldest one in the delta on your boat trip on the Mekong River. Return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Duration: The tour last around 6-7 hours included transferring time and only mentioned points

Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)

Today you are free for leisure & shopping until transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for departure. End trip in Vietnam. Thank you and see you again!

  • Meal as plan
  • Airplane, Car, Cruise, Trekking
  • Hotel (10 nights), Overnight on Cruise (1 night), N/A (1 night)
  • Overnight in shared Twin/ Double room with Air-condition (AC) at hotel.
  • All transport during tour on air - conditioned vehicle as per itinerary (including airport pick up & see off)
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • 2 domestic flights Hanoi – Da Nang and Danang – Cam Ranh-Nha Trang
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flight to or from Vietnam with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

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