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The Best Best Tour Of Vietnam

Duration: 13 Days/ 12 Nights
Trip Code: ORG_MEX13

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Tour start from HanoiSapaLan Ha Bay HoianVinh Long → End Trip in Ho Chi Minh City


This special tailored made Vietnam Journey. It will take you to the quintessential destination in Vietnam. By 13 days land tour. It will give you an in-depth visit along the country. Halong Bay is among must-see destinations in Vietnam to discover the beauties of natural wonder.

Discover Sa Pa town and the villages with the stunning scenery of green rice paddy fields, conquer Fansipan Mountain by cable car to get the panorama of Hoang Lien Son forest. Get the great experience at a homestay in a stilt house of hill tribe people.

Charming countrysides and ancient houses in Cu Da village and Hoi An ancient town as well as the bustle & hustle Ho Chi Minh City and the waterway of the Mekong Delta are all in your Vietnam journey.


  • Walking up the hustle and bustle of Hanoi’s Old Quarter to get the deep capital city beauties
  • Trekking through Sapa’s mountains villages and conquer Fansipan Mountain as well as meeting colorful ethnic minority people
  • Cruising on a luxury Perla Dawn Sails to scenic Lan Ha Bay
  • Wandering through the lantern-filled streets and riverside road of Hoi An Ancient Town and countryside
  • Feeling the metropolitan pulse of Ho Chi Minh City and experiencing its highlights
  • Discover the biological and diversity of Can Gio Forest and touch closer the nature and wildlife monkey
  • Experiencing the slow rhythm of river life in the Mekong Delta by local boat


  • This itinerary is a private tour. It shows you what is possible to travel and visiting with our guide and driver
  • We CAN also tailor made this trip as your requirement and budget such as accommodation, its inclusions…

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Itinerary Details

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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival - Welcome To Vietnam. O/N In Hanoi

Hanoi Arrival - Welcome To Vietnam

Take your flight from your country to Vietnam. Arriving in Hanoi, our guide and driver will welcome you at the Noi Bai International Airport flight to the hotel in Hanoi. Rest of the day is your leisure time to explore the city on your own. O/N in Hanoi

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Day 2: Ha Noi City Tour - Cu Da Ancient Village. Night Train To Lao Cai. O/n On Train (B/L)

Cu Da Ancient Village

Morning activities:

Start the trip to Museum of Ethnology. The Ethnology Museum is the most interesting and meaningful to visit with the collection of 55 ethnic nations of Vietnamese. Once more thing you can do in Ha Noi rich culture city is to walk around Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi’s fascinating Old Quarter for some great fun, shopping, and can try street side traditional food.

Have one-hour cyclo riding around Hanoi Old Quarter for more experience of its charms and culture.

Afternoon activities:

Visit Cu Da Village – an ancient village in Hanoi, is located in Cu Khe commune, Thanh Oai district. It is about 30 km from Hanoi city. There are vaulted gates and the roads are laid with slanting bricks. Visiting this village you can have a chance to see old houses in ancient Viet styles, villas in French styles and newly-built ones. Also you can see traditional careers which raise a lot of generations. It is a traditional handmade vermicelli. Every day there are 9-10 tons of vermicelli produced here and distributed all around the country. It makes a famous food in Ha Noi which you can try “Mien Luon ” and the whole country.

Note: All museums in Hanoi are closed on Monday & Ho Chi Minh mausoleum is closed on Mondays, Fridays, and from June 15th to August 15th for maintenance

Evening activities:

Take the night train to leave Hanoi at 22.00 pm for Lao Cai and spend the whole night on the AC soft sleeper coach 4 (4 berths per cabin). O/N on train

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Day 3: Lao Cai Arrival - Sapa - Trek Lao Chai & Ta Van Village. Homestay At H’Mong Family (B/L/D)

Lao Cai Arrival - Sapa - Trek Lao Chai & Ta Van Village. Homestay At H’Mong Family

Morning activities:

Ready for new experience in North Vietnam? Today you’re going to arrive at Lao Cai train station and a guide and driver will be there to welcome you to Sapa town and guess what? You will have a full day trek through the village of H’Mong, Dao, Zay minority groups at Lao Chai & Ta Van. And it’s going to be incredible!

Arrive at Lao Cai train station at 6.20 am, have a shower at a mini hotel for fresh after a night train sleeping. And then transfer you to Sa Pa town. Have breakfast at a restaurant.

Feel free to trek through awesome roads along rice terrace fields and pass through the villages with soil and land roads to reach Lao Chai village and continue to Ta Van village.

Afternoon activities:

Continue your trekking time through the village and have some fun while meeting and talking to local minority people en route. Reach Ta Van village and during the trekking time you can see beautiful terrace fields.

Evening activities:

Home stay at the stilt house of a hill tribe family in Ta Van village, get more of their culture and customs. Also, you will just love to enjoy their nightlife and share experiences with them. Finally, have some dinner with the family and taste their local foods. O/N in Ta Van village.

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Day 4: Ta Van - Sapa - Cable Car To Fansipan Mountain - Sapa. Night Train Back Ha Noi. O/n On Train (B/L)

Ta Van - Sapa - Cable Car To Fansipan Mountain - Sapa. Night Train Back Ha Noi

Morning activities:

Have breakfast with the family and enjoy the mountain atmosphere in the early morning. Then our driver & tour guide take back Sa Pa Town centre and then you travel to Cable Car Station and spend 20 minutes with cable car to enjoy the spectacular scenery.

Reach the altitude of 2800 meters, you have a good time to see the view and take photos, visit the pagoda, the spiritual destinations and trek up to 600 steps you will reach the peak of Fansipan – the Roof of Indochina. (Spend about 1,5 hours hiking and taking photos). How wonderful it is that you can see the mountain landscapes and forest. Then you come back to Cable Car Station and return to Sapa town,

Afternoon activities:

Enjoy and trek up Ham Rong Mountain to have the panorama of Sapa town with clouds surrounding the summit. In the morning and late afternoon the image of Sapa in fog you can see clearly from Ham Rong mountain right in town centre. Feel free to enjoy the traditional music show of tribe people in Ham Rong Mountain.

Evening activities:

Evening is the time you spend on the train to return to Hanoi city. The train leaves at 21.40pm and overnight trains on AC soft sleeper coach 4. O/N on train.


You can choose to travel back to Hanoi by car after lunch time instead of taking the night train with additional charge. The time spent on the road by car from Sapa to Hanoi is around 5 hours.

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Day 5: Hanoi Arrive Back - Hai Phong - Lan Ha Bay. O/n On Perla Dawn Sails (B/L/D)

Hanoi Arrive Back - Hai Phong - Lan Ha Bay

Morning activities:

You arrive at Ha Noi Railway at 5.30 am, our guide and driver welcome you and transfer to a local restaurant to have breakfast. And then having a 75 minutes body massage to fresh yourself.

Travel out Hanoi city at 9:30 am to reach Hai Phong. It takes you around 2 hours to reach Hai Phong city on the highway. Arrive in the wharf at noon time and make the way to get on board Perla Dawn Sails, enjoy a welcome drink and cruise briefing.

Afternoon activities:

A splendid lunch is served while cruising into the primitive Lan Ha Bay. And then experience kayaking through the poetically beautiful Tra Bau area. Then enjoy swimming in the emerald water. This is also an opportunity to visit a fish farm and socialize with the resident fishermen to learn more about local life and how the people work every day. Late afternoon you return to the Perla Dawn Sails, enjoy “Happy Hour” drink time while taking part in the cooking demonstration.

Evening activities:

Evening is the time for you to delight in the shimmering atmosphere of thousands of stars while eating a fantastic meal. Enjoy the expertly prepared dinner on the top deck of your boat, all while floating in the center of the serene Lan Ha Bay. O/N on board.

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Day 6: Bright Cave - Lan Ha Bay Hai Phong - Hanoi & Flight To Da Nang. O/n In Da Nang (B/L)

Bright Cave - Lan Ha Bay Hai Phong - Hanoi & Flight To Da Nang

Morning activities:

Begin your new day with a Tai Chi session or a photo hunt for sunrise over the bay. Then you enjoy breakfast in the fresh air and peaceful beauty of the Bay.

Continue the trip this morning on a bamboo boat, visit Bright Cave and a serene round lake surrounded by rich forest and precipitous stone cliffs. At around 9: am you pack your luggage and check out of your cabin while cruising towards the port. Enjoy an extraordinary Buffet lunch. Disembark the Perla Dawn Sails & Farewell.

Afternoon activities:

Our luxury bus driver welcomes you at the wharf and transfers you back to Hanoi. The driver drops you off at the airport to take a flight to Da Nang. On arrival you are welcomed by our guide and driver and transfer to the hotel. Free to have your own dinner.

Evening activities:

Evening is the time for your own free in Da Nang beach city to experience nightlife, enjoy the street foods. O/N in Danang.

Special note: Cruise itineraries and schedules are subject to change without pre notice depending of the weather and operating conditions.

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Day 7: Visit My Son - Hoian Ancient Town. O/n In Hoi An (B/L)

Visit My Son - Hoian Ancient Town

Morning activities:

Leave Hoi An with our guide and driver to visit My Son Holy Land ~ 50 km from Da Nang city. Here is the chance to discover the My Son Sanctuary, the most notable site of the ancient Kingdom of Champa. Here is the opportunity to explore the fascinating Cham Pa ruins, learn about the different structures and what historic role they played. Back to Hoi An city and have lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon activities:

Continue the trip by walking time for discovery the beauty of Hoi An ancient town.

The tour includes stops at several famous landmarks. The first is Chua Ong Pagoda, dating back to 1653 and built in honor of the Chinese general Quan Cong, who is worshiped by many as a symbol of loyalty and justice. Next is Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, to see the Jinshang Temple which is dedicated to the goddess of the sea and the protector of sailors.

Then visit Tan Ky ancient house, a 200 year old ancestral house. Finally, stroll across the often photographed 17th century covered bridge built by Japanese craftsmen called Japanese Bridge. The beautifully built bridge doubles as a temple and is a major landmark of Hoi An. Free to have your own account for dinner.

Evening activities:

Evening is the free time to experience Hoian ancient town with sparkling lantern light and enjoy street food for your own enjoyment. Hoian is more charming at night with different lanterns. Especially, if you are in full moon time, the whole town has no electric lights, just only lantern lights which give you more charm and are ancient. O/N in Hoian

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Day 8: Cham Island & Lantern Making Learning. O/n In Hoian (B/L)

Morning activities:

Leave hotel in Hoi An and travel to Cua Dai port. Making a speed boat to Cu Lao Cham Island, you will experience the feeling of riding on the surf waves by high speed canoes, heading to this beautiful island.

Arrive at Lang village and the tour guide will help us understand more about Cham Island with its history. You will make a visit to the Marine Protected Area, the boat shelter, Hai Tang pagoda, traditional fishing village and the local market.

Next you take 20 minutes to Chong village with a very nice sloping and winding road and amazing view of the sea, sand and we sometimes can see some wild monkeys on the way if we are lucky enough.

Here is the chance to go swimming, snorkeling and having lunch with some seafood.

Afternoon activities:

You return to the harbor at 14.00 pm to return to Hoi An and cruise back to Cua Dai beach harbor at 14h30.

The driver transfers you back to Hoi An city center. The rest of the time this afternoon you will learn how to make a lantern at a lantern workshop. This course will show you how to make an icon of Hoi An! Taking part in this experience, you will enjoy the process of making paper lanterns in the cozy atmosphere of the workshop. Under the instruction of the workshop holder you will make the lantern by yourself.

Evening activities:

Evening is the free time to experience Hoian ancient town with sparkling lantern light and enjoy street food for your own enjoyment. Hoian is more charming at night with different lanterns. Especially, if you are in full moon time, the whole town has no electric lights, just only lantern lights which give you more charm and are ancient. O/N in Hoian

Note: Cham Island can visit from April till September, the rest of time is high wave it doesn’t recommend and no tour to this island.

In case you travel during the winter season, we will make a change. You have a biking trip to villages in Hoi An including Cam Thanh village, Taboo Workshop where making many things by bamboo, Tra Que vegetable village to get more experience of countryside life and handicraft villages.

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Day 9: Hoi An Free Day. O/n In Hoi An (B)

Hoi An Free Day

Have a full day in Hoi An to get your own experience. Hoi An is famous for walking around town, shopping, and making tailor with reasonable prices (you can ask your guide for a good tailor or search online).

An Bang beach is also a great place for relaxing on a nice sandy beach. Overnight in Hoi An. O/N in Hoian.

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Day 10: Ho Chi Minh - Flight To Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnels. O/n In HCM (B/L)

Morning activities:

Taking a morning flight from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh and being welcomed by our guide and driver at Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to downtown. What impressive for the Vietnamese in war to fight against the enemy ! Visit Cu Chi tunnels it will give you the chance to learn lively about Vietnam history and people. Try yourself through narrow tunnels which are the home, work, school… in the past underground.

Afternoon activities:

This afternoon you continue to visit Ho Chi Minh City with the Independent Palace, The Old Post Office, Notre Dame Catholic to get more enjoyment and experience of French Colonial Constructions.

Evening activities:

Have free time in the evening to get your own experience around Ho Chi Minh City with busy streets in District 1, etc. O/N in HCM.

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Day 11: Ho Chi Minh - Can Gio Forest. O/n In HCM (B/L)

Ho Chi Minh - Can Gio Forest

Morning activities:

Leave your hotel and enjoy a full-day trip from Ho Chi Minh City to the beautiful Can Gio Forest in South Vietnam 72 km from the city centre. This is the chance for you to admire the countryside around Ho Chi Minh City. You have interesting and exciting adventures when you stop at a crocodile farm, a bat swamp, and bird sanctuary.

Have lunch at a local restaurant then visit Vam Sat and Monkey Island. Stop at crocodile farm and feel your heart race as you stand on a cruise boat angling for a carnivorous crocodile.

Afternoon activities:

Continue your trek along the mangrove forest and stop at the center to take in the immense panorama of Vam Sat mangrove forest from the “Tang Bong” tower. Continue by boat to bat swamp. Here, you will see the home of lying foxes, and visit the crab pond where you may try crab angling.

Finally, stop for a visit to a bird sanctuary for sightseeing nets of storks, herons, cranes, and more. End your day with a relaxing float in a swimming pool. After that you will return to your hotel late afternoon.

Evening activities:

Free in the evening to walk around Ho Chi Minh city to experience the local life. O/N in HCM

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Day 12: Sai Gon - Mekong Delta/ Cai Be Floating Market - HCM. O/n In HCM (B/L)

Sai Gon - Mekong Delta/ Cai Be Floating Market - HCM

Morning activities:

Start the tour with our guide and driver at 7:30am to Cai Be for 70km from Ho Chi Minh city. En route you stop for photos at Tan An – a town is surrounded by rice fields. Upon arriving in Cai Be, we will take a motorized boat to visit Cai Be Floating Market. Here you can see the local people buying and selling on their boat.

Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Have lunch at a restaurant.

Afternoon activities:

Take a delightful walk through the bonsai garden. Meet the car in Vinh Long and then return to Ho Chi Minh City. On the way you will stopover at Vinh Trang pagoda to get more experience of this pagoda and religion. The boat takes you back to the pier and you continue back to Ho Chi Minh city and arrive back at the hotel late afternoon.

Evening activities:

Free in the evening to walk around Ho Chi Minh city to experience the local life. O/N in HCM

Optional: You can join a Dinner cruise on Saigon River to get more beautiful of Ho Chi Minh city at night along the river.

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Day 13: Ho Chi Minh Depart (B)

Have the balance of the day in Ho Chi Minh City as your own until the driver transfers you to the airport for taking flight back home or to your next destination. Say goodbye to you and wishing to travel with you again for other destinations in Vietnam. Wishing you a wonderful trip with us!

Special note: If you wish us to include hotel, domestic air ticket in tour quote, please drop a line for us when requested.



  • Free visa letter entry Vietnam if yes (except for difficult countries will have extra charge)
  • PRIVATE door to door transport (new vehicle) with air-conditioned
  • Domestic Air Fare Hanoi – Danang & Danang  – Ho Chi Minh
  • Well choosem 3 star hotel in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • Homestay with standard condition and share stilt house with bathroom
  • Experience English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees at sites mentioned in the program (once entry)
  • Meals in Halong Bay cruise, Sapa, as mentioned in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Cable car visit Fansipan Mountain
  • Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay cruise trip 2days/1night on Perla Dawn sails (or similar) – Junior Suite Balcony
  • Mineral water daily
  • Speed boat visit Cham Island
  • Local boat in Mekong Delta
  • Canoe visit Sac forest
  • Return way train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (AC soft sleeper coach 4 berths)
  • Breakfast and 75 minutes massage after back Hanoi from Sa Pa


  • International Air Fare in Hanoi & out Ho Chi Minh
  • Single room
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, soft & hard drinks
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Tips are welcomed!
  • Travel Insurance
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