Halong bay
Nha TrangFishing village
Hoan Kiem Lake
Mui Ne beach
Nha Trang beach



( 14 days - 13 nights ) Vietnam Emotion - Daily departure

This is the comprehensive alternative to our previous trip and shows you Vietnam in close-up. It's not just a change of direction , this trip packs another adventurous days into the itinerary. We'll explore Hanoi, the Thai and Muong hilltribes of Maichau, visit Halong Bay and Cat Ba before making our way south via Hue, Hoian to Ho Chi Minh City.


This trip can be started from Hochiminh city

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Day 1 : Arrive Hanoi ( D )
Arrive at Hanoi airport. Meet the tour guide at the airport and transfered to the hotel. Dinner and night in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B, L )
Full day city tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House-on-stilts  and One-Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature (the first University of Vietnam), Ethnic  Museum . Take a cyclo tour  ( 1 hour) around Sword Lake and the Old quarter.
In the evening, enjoy water puppet show. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Catba island ( B, L )
8h00 am, Pick up and The 2-hour journey from Hanoi to Got Ferry via the new Hanoi – Hai Phong highway is seen as a much quicker and smoother than the classic 4-hour drive to other ferries in Halong City
Take a  boat around Lan Ha Bay. Passing through the floating fishing village, stop to visit the floating fish farm. You will learn how people fishing, grow fish and how is daily life of the fisherman on the bay.
Keep cruise to Ha Long Bay to sightseeing the most beautiful landscapes at less touristy areas. Enjoy with hundreds of limestone island, Have lunch on the boat.
Kayaking 1 and half  hours through the rock arch to hidden lagoons and tunnels to discover the Bat cave and Dark cave (called Hang Ca).
Afternoon: Swimming at secluded sandy beach at Ba Trai Dao lagoon. Snorkeling is optional.
Come back Lan Ha Bay by different route to enjoy more beautiful scenery.
Return to Cat Ba Town . Night at Hotel.
Day 4: Catba island - Haiphong - Hanoi (B, L )
Drive to visit Cat Ba National Park. Bathing at Cat Co Beach. Lunch. PM: take ferry back Got station. Drive back to Hanoi. night in Hanoi.

Day 5 : Hanoi - Hoabinh - Maichau (B, L, D )
8:00 AM :Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Hoa binh( about 2 hours). Short stop for break and coffee. Drive on to Man Duc for lunch. Leave Man Duc to Muong village where you can do a short walk for 2 hours. then drive on to Mai chau with few stops on the way for taking pictures.
Go around the valley before having dinner at a stilt house of Thai minority village. Night at a lovely resort – Mai chau HideAway resort.
Day 6 : Maichau - NinhBinh (B, L ,D)
Breakfast. Discover the Thai people. They are the most minority of Vietnam, a visit which will make you enter in a true patriarchal society. Lunch then continue to Ninh Binh by a very beautiful road of countryside. Check in hotel. Dinner and night in Ninh Binh.

Day 7: Ninh Binh - Tamcoc - HoaLu - Hanoi (B, L )

Hoa Lu is called "Ha Long bay in land", it is a landscape similar to that of Halong bay (without the sea but in the rice fields). You will embark in small boats at Van Lâm, led by young women, to sail on Ngo Dong river which curves among the rice fields and the mountains of limestone and threads under three mountains, to arrive till Tam Coc caves (three caves). Superb landscapes and the meeting of the life on river of the fisherman and Vietnamese farmers. In the afternoon, return to Hanoi. Night in Hanoi.

Day 8: Hanoi - Hue (B, L )  Flight
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for flying to Hue. Pick up and transfer to centre for city tour 
 Boat trip on Perfume River to visit handicraft village: making conical hat and bronze casting. Visit Thien Mu Pagoda considered as Royal Pagoda of the Nguyen Dynasty and Minh Mang Tomb. Lunch.
PM: Visit Mausoleums of Khai Dinh King and Imperal Citadel. Visit Dong Ba market.. Night at hotel.
Day 9: Hue - Myson - Hoian (B, L)
Depart for Lang Co, a small village of fishermen. Taking photograph from HaiVan Pass ( The pass of Sea and Cloud). Then keep Driving to MY SON. Very spectacular, the site Cham of My Son. Arrive Hoian. Overnight in Hoian.

Day 10: Hoian (B, L )
Breakfast. Start the visit of this charming small town, first commercial center in Vietnam since the 15th century, with more than 800 classified buildings : Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese. PhucKien Pagoda, Hoian Museum and Market.. After lunch, free and easy . In the evening, walk on the Thu Bon river in sunset. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11 : Hoian - Danang - Saigon (B, L ) Flight
Breakfast. Transfer to airport for the morning flight to Saigon.
Arrival in Saigon.Pick up and  Drive to visit Cuchi Underground Tunnel - a battle field in Vietnam War closely to Saigon City. Back Saigon . Night at Hotel.

Day 12 : SaiGon city tour (B, L )
Breakfast. Beginning of the city tour: post office, cathedral, Reunification palace, centre town, then continuation towards Cholon, visit Thien Hau temple, Binh Tay market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 : Saigon - Caibe Floating market - Saigon (B, L )
Breakfast and drive to Mekong delta. Morning is reserved to a boat trip at Caï Be, on the innumerable channels connected to each other. You will discover a watery life. Thousands of people live there, on water, in water, for and thanks to water. Lunch on an island. Afternoon, back to Saigon. Night at hotel.

Day 14 : Saigon depurture (B )

Breakfast at hotel. Free time for shopping. Transfert to the airport 2h before the departure flight to your home.



Rate in USD per person valid till 30 April 2020 except New year and lunar New year period.

 - Number of Persons -






Single Sup

3 stars






4 stars






4-5 stars






Accommodation offering in this trip ( click to see ):


3 stars

4 stars

4-5 stars



Tirant Hotel

Pan pacific Travel


Hung Long


Cat Ba Island resort


Mai Chau HideAway

Mai Chau HideAway

Mai Chau HideAway



Reed Ninh Binh

Legend Ninh Binh




Indochine Palace


Thuy duong 3

VinhHung Resort

Palm Garden resort


Ruby River hotel

Eden SaiGon

Nikko Hotel


Tour Cost includes :

- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Full meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- Domestic flights with airport taxes : Hanoi -Hue , Danang - Saigon
- English or French - speaking guide
- Entrance fees.
- Boat trip in Cat ba , Perfume River in Hue, in Mekong .
- Hight speedboat or Ferry ticket : to/ from CatBa
- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)


Tour Cost excludes:

  • International airport tax in Hanoi at USD 14.00 nett per person
  • International airfare to/from Vietnam
  • Personal insurance
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
  • Visa to Vietnam , Other meals.

Trip Summary:


Trip starts in Hanoi  and ends in Hochiminh city


All year round;


Moderate to Strenous;


Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),


Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,


As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

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