Vietnam tour set departure 16 days

Code : ST OP 05
Destination: Ha NoiSapaHa LongDa NangHueHoi AnNha TrangMekong DeltaHo Chi Minh
Duration : 16 days 15 nights


ST OP 05

Vietnam Tour set departure 16 days

16 days / 15 nights
Tour Operates See departure date from Hanoi below.
Price  1159 USD/ per person ( Min 2pax) discount 50 USD per person when sign up over 4 persons
Single  350 USD/ person

Departure dates in 2024 from Hanoi – check your arrival time before booking
Please advise us if your arrival flight to Hanoi earlier or after the starting date

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23 Oct 2024 07 Nov 2024
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22 Nov 2024 07 Dec 2024
02 Dec 2024 17 Dec 2024
12 Dec 2024 27 Dec 2024

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Arrive at NoiBai Airport. Meeting with driver and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in hotel. 

Day 2: Hanoi – Bai Đinh- Trang An- Mua caves (B,L)

07:00 – 7h:30 – Our guide will meet you at your hotel/stay and start a 120km comfortable Limousine bus journey through the verdant landscape. Stopover for a rest on the way.

10:30 – Arrive Bai Dinh pagoda complex, get on electric cars to visit massive architecture.

12:15 – Enjoy the lunch at our restaurant, a great place to savor the flavours of Vietnamese food.

13:30 – Visit Trang An Grottoes, get on a rowing boat traveling along the river with scenic mountain and green fields landscape.

15:45 – Arrive at Mua Cave and start an amazing trek up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain.

17:30 – 20:00 – Return to our Limousine bus and then come back to Hanoi. Drop you off at your hotel/stay. Night in Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi – Sapa by bus with a short trek to Cat Cat village (B,L,D)

6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/stay, get on big bus and depart for Sapa.

9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break.

11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa.

13.00: Arrive Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People.

Welcome drink and itinerary briefing.

Enjoy the lunch with local Vietnamese dishes, check-in procedures.

14.30: A short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village which is home of Black H’mong ethnic people and is located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station; stop for photo with bridge and waterfall then you will walk uphill for bus to pick up to get back to Sapa in the afternoon.

Trekking distance is about 2.5 kms and it lasts for 2 hours

16.30: Come back to Sapa Town. Have dinner and overnight in hotel with night activities.

Day 4 Sapa discovery with long trek Y Linh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village (B, L,D)

7.00 – 7.45: Have breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for the long trek of 5 kms

8.00: A short drive to Y Linh Ho then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain then trek to Ta Van village – home of Dzay ethnic people. Trekking distance is about 9 kms and it lasts for 4 hours.

11.30: Bus picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa.

12.00 – the Evening: Have lunch and enjoy free time in the afternoon do discover Sapa town by yourself. Have dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 5: Sapa – Thac Bac – Lao Cai – Ha Noi (B, L)

6.00 – 8.00: Breakfast and meet your tour guide.

8.00: Start your day with a 12 km road trip through many scenic spots, include Thac Bac water-fall (Silver Water-fall) and Salmon farm-fishing.

11.00: Check out and clear bills, have lunch at the hotel and time at leisure on your own.

15.00: Meet all group members at hotel to get ready for Hanoi.

15.15: Get on bus to go back hanoi with one comfort break.

21.00: Arrive Hanoi. We say goodbye to you at your hotel/ stay. Night in Hanoi

Day 6: Hanoi full day city tour (B,L)

8.00 - 8.30: Get picked up by our friendly guide and start to explore Hanoi City

08.45: Arrive at Tran Quoc Pagoda located on Golden Fish IsLand in West Lake. It is the oldest pagoda in Ha Noi built in the 6th century.

09.30: Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh then walked around the garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked from 1954 to 1969. Then visit One Pillar Pagoda where worships the Goddess of Mercy – It is the most unique pagoda in the world

  • Should dress modestly by covering from shoulders to knees when visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, temples, pagodas…
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays.
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed at least 2 months (15 th June -15 th August) for the annual maintaining but still can take picture Mausoleum and visit around that area

11.15: Visit Vietnam Ethnology Museum to learn about the culture of 54 ethnic groups living in the whole country of Vietnam

Special Note : we will visit Women Museum instead of Ethnology Museum closed on Mondays

12.45: Have lunch at our restaurant. You have an opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine with 8 delicious dishes.

14.00 - 14.15: Continue to visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, established in the 11 century

15.15: Leave for Hoa Lo Prison Museum which originally used by the French colonists in Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. During this later period, it was known to American POWs as the " Hanoi Hilton

16.15 - 16.30: Tour finishes. Back to the hotel. Night in Hanoi

Day 7 : Hanoi –Halong- Overnight on Junk ( B,L,D ) On Syrena cruise /Deluxe cabin

08:00 – 08:30 | Pick-up Our bus will collect guests from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter.
12:30 Receptionists welcome guests at the International Tuan Chau harbour.
12:45 Captain welcomes guests to Syrena cruises by tender. Check in cruise, whilst enjoy a welcome drink, safety briefing and check in cabin.
13:00 Leaving International Tuan Chau harbour, discover the Halong Bay - natural wonders of the world. Have lunch with special foods while cruising through famous sights Ba Hang fishing village, Đỉnh Hương island, Chó Đá islet, Gà Chọi islet...
14:30 Cruises stops at Bồ Nâu cave, the core area of the world natural heritage. Transfer by tender to Surprise cave - one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
15:45 Leaving Surprise cave, transfer by tender to the Titov island was named by Uncle Ho, after Gherman Stepanovich Titov - the Soviet astronaut who visited in 1962 Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach or climb the steps of the Rock to the top of the island. On the top of the mountain, you can see corner of magical Halong Bay ...
16:45 Back to the cruise. Relax and enjoy sunset on the sun deck. Go to the overnight place.
18:00 – 19:00 HAPPY HOUR - Buy 1 drink get 1 free (wine excluded).
18:30 Enjoy Vietnamese cooking demonstration.
19:00 Acquaint yourseft with the set menu dinner.
20:30 Evening activities include: film entertainment (in the dining room); squid fishing; massage (contact with cruise manager for service price)...

Day 8: Halong – Hanoi – Hue  (B,Brunch) by flight

06:00 Morning call (if you request).
06:30 Enjoy Tai Chi instructions on the sundeck in 30 minutes whilst cruising to Luồn cave.
07:00 Enjoy light breakfast in the restaurant (coffee, tea, fresh milk, water, pastries, bread, egg, fresh fruit, cereals will be served in the dining room).
08:00 After breakfast, take a guided tour to visit Luồn cave - one of the cave open to the form beautiful about endemic the vegetation of the Halong Bay. Visit Luồn cave by a traditionally woven (bamboo) boat rowed by a local boatman.
08:30 Then come back to Syrena cruise, relax and check out of cabin. Please put your luggage outside the door. Our porters will collect and get them ready on the Pier for you.Finally, the cruise disembarks in International Tuan Chau harbour.
09:15 Enjoy brunch buffet menu served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after brunch (if you have).
10:45 Transfer by tender back to Tuan Chau harbour and disembarkation. Farewell to guests.
Pick up at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi airport for flight departure. Pick up at Hue airport and transfer to hotel (without guide) . Night in Hue

Day 9:  Hue city tour (BL)

Pick up at hotel (center) 8:00 – 8:30AM

Drop off at hotel: 16:00-16:30 PM


 Dragon boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda - The oldest pagoda in Hue city.

 Imperial Citadel – The home of Vietnam's last royal dynasty - the Nguyen Dynasty.

 Hue Royal Antiques Museum - A collection of ornaments from the Nguyen dynasty.

 Dong Ba Market to see the daily life of local people.


 Lunch at local restaurant.

 Khai Dinh King’s Tomb - a blend of Western and Eastern architecture.

 Minh Mang King’s Tomb, one is impressed by the majesty and symmetry of the

architectural constructions.

 Conical hat village, insense stick making village

4:00 – 4:30 pm: Back to your hotel. Night in Hue

Day 10 : Hue–Hoian (B) by a private car

After breakfast, Free  until transfer to Hoi An by a private car. Taking photograph from HaiVan Pass (The pass of Sea andCloud). Night in Hoi An

Day 11 : Hoian – My Son – Hoi An (B,L)

7:45 – 8:15:  Our guide pick you up at your hotel and depart to My Son Sanctuary - The World Cultural

9:30: Arrive at My Son and we'll have 2 hours to discover the site by walking throughout the landscape, learning histories with our local English speaking guide, enjoying the Champa's traditional performances.

11:45: Get back to mini van and move to a local house to learn how to make ricepaper, you will enjoy your own hand-making product later on!

12:30: Back to  the van and have lunch at another local house. relax with cold herbal tea,  nice foods and fresh air.

13:30  take a boat trip to Hoi An with nice and cool breeze on boarding, beautiful river scenery on the biggest river in the Central of vietnam named as Thu Bon River.

14:00: arrive in Hoi An, we will drop you off at your hotel. Free and night in Hoi An

Day 12: Hoian free day (B)  

Full day free to explore Hoi An by yourself. Night in Hoi An 

Day 13: Hoi An – DaNang – SaiGon  (B ) by flight 

Free until transfer to DaNang airport for flight to SaiGon. Pick up at SaiGon airport and transfer to hotel. Night in SaiGon 

Day 14: SaiGon city – CuChi tunnels (B,L) (start 8.00 – return18.30) 

PICK UP: 07:30 – 08:00 (the time of pick up depends on customer’s hotel/ accommodation’s exact position).

RETURN: 19:00

ROUTE: HCM City – Cu Chi district  – HCMC


Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeingthe beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.

Have lunch at local restaurant.

Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.

Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.

Return to Saigon. End trip.

Please take notes:

**The Notre Dame Cathedral have been being restored, so the guests just visit outside.

***Drop off time is subject to traffic, the finished time could be later than expecting.

Day 15: Mytho- Mekong delta (B,L )

PICK UP: 07:30 – 08:00(the time of pick up depends on customer’s hotel/ accommodation’s exact position).

RETURN: 17:30

ROUTE: HCMC – My Tho - Ben Tre – HCMC


Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then  boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.

Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meetthe local villagers to experience thelocal dailylifein the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. End trip.

***Please note: Drop off time is subject to traffic, the finished time could be later than expecting

Day 16 : SaiGon – Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to airport for departure.

List of Accommodation in this trip ( or similar )


Tour Cost includes:

  • Full transportation by  car or shuttle bus as tour program indicated.
  • Meals as itinerary indicated ( B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • 2 domestic flights : Hanoi - Hue, Danang - Saigon
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees.
  • Boat trip at sights mentioned
  • Double/Twin-share accommodation ( AC room)

Tour Cost excludes:

  • Diners
  • International airfare to/from Vietnam
  • Personal insurance
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
  • Visa to Vietnam 

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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