Hanoi–Sapa- Halong Bay–Hue–Hoi An–Ho Chi Minh city–Cu Chi–My Tho

14 days - 13 nights


Tour code
14 days - 13 nights
Start City
End City
Ho Chi Minh City
Hanoi, Sapa, Halong, Hue, Hoian, Ho Chi Minh city, Cu Chi, My Tho
3*, 4*
Upon your request
From 735 USD/person/tour




Day 1 : Hanoi arrival

Arrive in Hanoi, meet at the airport then transfer to hotel (Airport-Hotel : 35 km).

Check-in time : 14h00.

The rest of the day is at your leisure, either relax at the hotel or explore the surrounding shops and restaurants.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 2 : Hanoi – Lao Cai

Full day sight-seeing tour around Hanoi – the charming capital surrounded with lakes and tree shaded boulevards: visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes the Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Presidential Palace as well as Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Follow this with a visit to the Vietnam Ethnology museum. Check-out hotel at noon.

In the afternoon visit the Temple of Literature, site of Vietnam’s first university, dating back to the 11th century, take a walking tour around Hanoi’s Old Quarter, visit Dong Xuan market, Restored Sword Lake and Ngoc Son Temple.

Evening: enjoy Water Puppet show – an unique traditional art of Vietnam before transfer to Hanoi railway station for the night train to Lao Cai.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Overnight on train – A/C compartment 4 pax/cupe x 4 soft sleepers

Day 3 : Laocai – Sapa

Arrive in Lao Cai in the early morning, bus pick-up and transfer to Sapa – the very charming mountainous town 1650m above the sea level. Enjoy breathtaking sights of the deep blue mountains, spring green valleys and golden terraced rice fields on the way.

After breakfast at restaurant, start full day tour exploring Sapa: visit Ta Phin village, home to Black Hmong and Red Dzao minorities, the two largest ethnic groups in the area.

At noon back to hotel for check-in. After a short rest , transfer to Lao Chai for a trekking tour: walk down the hill to visit Lao Chai village of Black H’mong, then proceed to visit Ta Van village, inhabited by Dzay minority.

Back to Sapa by late afternoon – free at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Day 4 : Sapa – Market fair – Laocai – Hanoi

Morning take a scenic drive to visit one of the most lively and crowded weekly markets in this mountain region:

  • Tuesday : Coc Ly market
  • Wednesday: Sin Cheng, Cao Son market
  • Thursday: Lung Khau Nhin market
  • Saturday: Can Cau, Fa Long market
  • Sunday: Bac Ha, Muong Khuong, Muong Hum market

Drive back to Lao Cai in the afternoon. Take a short visit to the border market and Holy Mother Temple before catching the night train back to Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Overnight on train – A/C compartment 4 pax/cupe x 4 soft sleepers

Day 5 : Hanoi – Halong

Arrive in Hanoi in the early morning. Have breakfast and short rest at local restaurant then depart Hanoi for Ha Long City. On arrival embark the deluxe junk for 2days/1 night cruising tour around the World Natural Heritage Halong Bay. Explore Surprising cave and enjoy swimming at Titop beach. Sea food lunch and dinner served on board.

Other interesting activities: kayaking, night fishing… etc

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Accommodation: Overnight on the junk- join-in – 2 pax/cabin

Day 6 : Halong – Hanoi

Start your day early with a Tai-chi course on the junk’s terrace and a beautiful view sunrise at Bai Tu Long Bay. Proceed to visit Bai Tu Long Bay and Luon lagoon. Buffet brunch is served on board.

Back to the shore and transfer back to Hanoi, visit Dong Trieu ceramic village en route.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 7 : Hanoi – Hue

Transfer to Noi Bai airport for your morning flight to Hue. On arrival transfer to hotel for check-in.

Afternoon visit Hue – the World Cultural Heritage, the former capital of Vietnam from 1802 – 1945 : visit Imperial City and the Forbidden Purple City, built in the 19th century by the Emperors of Nguyen Dynasty – last feudal dynasty in Vietnam, also visit Dong Ba central market for a large selection of souvenirs.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 8 : Hue

Continue exploring the romantic city of Hue: take a boat trip on the peaceful Perfume river to visit Thien Mu pagoda, tombs of King Minh Mang and Tu Duc.

Rest of day is at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 9 : Hue – Hoi An

In the morning we are going to drive down the coast road, passing over the spectacular Sea cloud, heading for Danang – the biggest port in central Vietnam. Upon arrival visit Cham Museum and stone carving village at the foothill of Marble mountains. Proceed to Hoian – the very charming ancient town quietly nestled by Thu Bon river, one of Vietnam’s most prosperous port town in 15th century. Check-in hotel and relax.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Day 10 : Hoi An

Morning: take a walking tour to explore Hoian: visit the Fujian congregation hall, Japanese covered bridge, ancient house, lantern factory and local markets. Enjoy 01 hr cyclo tour around the town and back to your hotel.

Afternoon is at your leisure for shopping around or relaxing at Cua Dai beach.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Day 11 : Hoi An – Danang – Ho Chi Minh city

Transfer to airport for flight to Hochiminh city. Meet and transfer to the city centre and check in at the hotel. After a short rest, start sight-seeing tour around Hochiminh city – the biggest and most lively city of Vietnam: visit the Reunification Hall (the former President Palace), War remnant museum, Thien Hau pagoda, China town, Binh tay market, and make some photo stops along the way at Notre Dame cathedral and Central Post Office.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi – Tay Ninh – Ho Chi Minh city

Today you are going to the outskirt of Hochiminh city to visit Cuchi underground tunnel – the historical site during American-Vietnam war that once stretched over 210km. Proceed to Tayninh and join the unique Caodaism mass at Cao Dai Holy Land.

Back to Hochiminh city by the late afternoon, visit brick kilns on the way.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 13 : Ho Chi Minh city – My Tho – Ho Chi Minh city

Head to My Tho to explore the mythical Mekong river delta – upon arrival visit Vinh Trang pagoda, then take a boat trip to islets full of bonsai & orchard garden, handicraft work shops and local house made of coconut trees, where you are hosted with honey bee tea, seasonal fruits and folk music.

Back to Hochiminh city. Check in hotel and relax.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 14 : Ho Chi Minh city – Departure

Free until transfer to airport for departure flight.

Hotel check-out time : 12h00

Meals: Breakfast


Destination 3* Hotels 4* Hotels
  • First Eden (Deluxe room)
  • Super Old Quarter (Superior room)
  • May de ville (Deluxe room)
  • Muong Thanh Centre (Deluxe room)
  • Royal View (Superior room)
  • Sunny Mountain (Deluxe room)
  • Halong Bay (Superior room)
  • Muong Thanh (Deluxe city view room)
  • Festival (Superior room)
  • Camellia (Deluxe room)
  • Mondial (Superior room)
  • Green Hue (Deluxe room)
  • Lotus Boutique (Superior room)
  • Thuy Duong 3 (Deluxe room)
  • Green Heaven (Superior room)
  • River Beach Hoian (Deluxe room)
Ho Chi Minh City
  • Le Duy (Deluxe room)
  • Asian Ruby (Deluxe room)
  • Au Lac 2 (Superior room)
  • Golden Central (Deluxe room)
  • Eden Saigon (Deluxe room)
  • Winsor (Deluxe room)



From 735 USD/person/tour
  • Included Services
  • Accommodation at hotel on twin share basis with breakfast (For group of 01 pax : on SGL basic with breakfast)
  • Transfer as per itinerary with private A/C vehicle
  • Sighgt-seeing with local English or French speaking guide (other language guides available on request at additional cost)
  • Meals : 03 meals in Halong, 01 Lunch for Day 13
  • All entrance fees + water puppet show ticket as per itinerary
  • Join-in 2 days/1 night boat trip at Halong bay
  • Train ticket Hanoi/Laocai/Hanoi (4 pax/AC cupe x 4 soft sleepers)
  • Private boat trip at Hue, Mekong river
  • Excluded Services
  • All drinks
  • Meals not mentioned in programme
  • Optional visits
  • All international & domestic airtickets + airport tax
  • Surcharge for Peak season in December
  • Tipping, Personal expenses
  • Visa

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