With our 9 nights/10 days Vietnam tour package, explore the lush rainforests, mesmerising seascapes, canal routes of Mekong Delta and bustling cities of Vietnam. Nested on the shores of the South China Sea, Vietnam is a beautiful amalgamation of cultural heritage, nature’s marvel and the best food in the whole southeast Asia. With our customised tour package, sail down the river networks of Mekong Delta, exploring the lesser-known riverside villages. Witness the remnants of the past French and Chinese occupation in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Get acquainted with the guerilla warfare by visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels and familiarise yourself with Vietnamese tradition and culture in Hoi An. End your trip on a high note by cruising through the sea channels at Ha Long Bay, one of the most beautiful seascapes of the world!
date_range 9 Nights / 10 Days
Day 1: ARRIVE HO CHI MINH CITY
Upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh City airport, a tour driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is spent at your leisure.
Day 2: MEKONG DELTA – MY THO – BEN TRE
Today your tour guide will meet you at your hotel and you will enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, and admire fishing villages along the riverbank. You will proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Next you will enjoy a boat ride to An Khanh – a less well-known attraction in Ben Tre. Here you will enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit and honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals.
Next visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Afterwards you will meet the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: CU CHI TUNNEL
This morning your tour guide will meet you at your hotel and you will travel to Cu Chi. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti-American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for the original tunnels system of over 220km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
Day 4: FLIGHT TO DANANG
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Danang. You will then be picked up at Danang airport and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An.
Day 5: HOI AN
After breakfast at hotel the rest of the day is spent at your leisure. You can enjoy the peacefulness of Hoi An, an ancient port town which combines Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese culture.
Day 6: HOI AN – MY SON
This morning you will be picked up from your hotel and depart for My Son Holyland. Surrounded by the marvelous mountains, My Son was chosen as a religious center, built in the late 4th century under the Cham’s King Bhadravaman. It is a huge religious complex with over 70 towers and temples. Wander through the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people and enjoy a guided tour.
You will then travel to Cau Lau boat station and take a boat trip on Thu Bon river, where you can visit the local people and feel the fresh air. You will have a light lunch of My Quang traditional noodles, then take a boat trip visit Thu Bon river, stopping for a visit at Kim Bong Carpentry Village. Afterwards you will travel back to your hotel in Hoi An.
Day 7: HOI AN – HANOI
After breakfast you will enjoy some free time before being transferred to Danang Airport for your flight to Hanoi. On arrival in Hanoi you will be transferred to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 8: HANOI – HALONG BAY
Your guide will meet you at your hotel and you will drive through the countryside to Tuan Chau Marina to begin your overnight cruise. You will enjoy a delicious lunch and cruise to Ha Long Bay and explore the Surprising Cave. Next you will cruise to Tiptop Island and then enjoy dinner on the cruise.
Overnight: Cruise boat.
Day 9: HALONG BAY – HANOI
Today you will have breakfast on the boat before cruising to the Natural Preservation Zone where you can kayak or visit a floating house and learn about the lives of the fishermen who live there. You will then enjoy an onboard cooking class before disembarking at Tuan Chau Marina and returning to Hanoi.
Day 10: DEPART HANOI
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home and your tour will come to an end.
- Packages valid for one person, based on twin-share – you must purchase two packages, or else refer to Solo Traveller option listed in ‘Fine Print’ below
- Eight nights’ accommodation in three-star hotels
- One nights’ accommodation on board a cruise ship in Ha Long bay, sleeping in a Deluxe Cabin
- A tour of the Mekong Delta including My Tho and Ben Tre
- A trip to the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels
- A visit to the spectacular My Son Holy Land
- A guided tour of Ha Long Bay including the Surprising Cave and Tiptop Island
- Domestic flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, and Da Nang and Hanoi
- Daily breakfast and select additional dining experiences
- Return airport transfers
- Taxes and service charges
- International flights
- Meals not included in itinerary
- Tips and gratuities
- Vietnamese visas
- Travel insurance
- High season surcharges
- Single traveller surcharges
- Other additional surcharges
- Additional expenses
- Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice.
- Please note that full terms and conditions apply. Refer to website's terms and conditions.
- Please note this tour is not operated by Luxury Escapes. You will be contacted post-purchase with further details.