Along Vietnam 21Days

Code : STTI 01
Destination: Ho Chi MinhMy ThoNha TrangDa LatBuon Me ThuotPleikuHoi AnDa NangHueHa NoiHoa BinhSon LaDien BienLai ChauSapaHa Long
Duration : 21 days 20 nights



The winding road along Vietnam's coastline connecting the country's important cities and towns has borne witness to many twists and turns in her recent history. Built in the 18th century by Vietnamese foot soldiers and mandarins, it was called mandarin route. From the hectic traffic and fast business pace of Hochiminh City to pristine beaches in Phan Thiet,
Nha Trang, Danang...and historical sites in Qui Nhon, Hoi An, Hue and Hanoi, the mandarin route will be with you wherever you go. You will set foot on a maiden expanse of land between Dong Hoi and Ninh Binh where you wil find the local people and landscape exotic beyond your imagination. Sixteen days of travelling along this backbone route will give you an opportunity to tell your friends that "I have been there and have learnt about Vietnam".

All prices quoted in USD per person is valid to 30 Dec 2023 (Except Christmas 24 Dec 2022-2023 & New year 31 Dec 2022 & Tet holiday 21 Jan to 26 Jan 2023 )

Package Class

Price per person in half-twin by private
car/coach with guide in the party of







Superior – 3 stars







First Class - 4 tars







Day1: HoChiMinh ( Dinner )
Arrive at TanSonNhat airport. Meet and transfer to hotel. Visit the most exciting crowded city: Unification Palace Thong Nhat, Notre Dame Catheral, Port office , China town, Thien Hau pagoda,
Dinner Cruise on Saigon river. Overnight at hotel.

Diner program:
7:00PM: Welcome guests on Boat
 Service dinner, Performance music & dances
7:45PM: Depart Dinner– Cruise along Saigon river
9:30PM: Dropping the guests off at Bach Dang harbor
Transfer back Hotel. 
Night in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 2: HoChiMinh city - MyTho (B,L )
Departure to My Tho. Visit VinhTrang pagoda (Ancient Cham culture), boat cruise in Mekong river to Thoi Son islet. Stroll through verdant orchards, sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks and meeting with peasants at local home. Return to HoChiMinh city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : HoChiMinh city - DaLat (B,L )
AM : Depart   to Da Lat, - the charmng city in Highland. The natural beauty also inspired Vietnam's last emperor, Bao Dai, to build a summer home in Dalat in 1933. this original golf course has been redesigned and expanded to a plush 18-hole course, which consistently earns high ranks from international sporting magazines and draws golfers from all over Asia.
On arrival. Check in and overnight at hotel

Day 4: Dalat city tour (B,L)

You will have a full day to explore Dalat city including :

  • Robin Hill:See the city from above. take pictures of panoramic views of the city.
  • Truc Lam Zen Monastery:A meditate monastery where local people come to practice meditation and pray for the good things.
  • Tuyen Lam Lake:The largest lake in Dalat. Which is romantic with the green view in the morning of some fog fall down. Locals call this lake " the lake of Paradise"
  • Datanla Waterfall:Go by roller coaster down a hill to visit the hidden waterfall behind the leaves of the rainforest. Not powerful but nice with water gently fall down like a beautiful girl hair.
  • Bao Dai King’s Summer Palace: The last-king palace. he used to work in the summertime. Visit the place to know more of our history and listen to many interesting stories of the King
  • Dalat Flower Garden:See thousands of flower kinds and take thousands more beautiful photos 
  • Crazy House: To Bring architecture to be closer with nature, Crazy house with a special architecture, famous for one of the craziest houses in the world.

Overnight at hotel

Day 5: DaLat – Lak lake  (B,L,D ) 150km- 3.5 hours driving

Leave Da Lat city for Lak Lake. This is an ideal destination for all travellers with the natural sightseeings, native cultures and highlight tours… Lunch at Lak Lake rstaurant. Explore Yang Lah village of the M’Nong hilltribe in Daklieng, elephant ride across the lake, dugout canoe on the lake. Drive up to the hill top to visit Bao Dai residence, a historic relic of the former Emperor Bao Dai. From here, you have an overlooking the view of lake, the town and fishing village. Check-in at Lak Resort. Dinner at Lak lake restaurant. Enjoy the gong music dancing show with local rice wine drinking. Overnight at Lak Resort.


Breakfast at Lak Lake restaurant. Check-out. Drive to Draysap to see the expansive waterfall, closely Dray Nur waterfall is for alternative choice. Back to the city for lunch.

City tour: Explore one of the typical villages of the Edeh hilltribe in the city, Ako Dhong village with around 20 long houses on stilts. Visit the Ethographic Museum with such exhibits, objects from local hilltribe groups. Visit Khai Doan wooden Pagoda and the central market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 BuonMeThuot – Nha trang  (B, L)
Breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Visit Don Villge. Then leave for Nha trang. On arrival, check in Hotel and The left of the day is open for free sea bathing at NhaTrang beach- one of the most beautiful beach of Vietnam.  Overnight in NhaTrang.
Day 8: Nha trang  (B,L )
8h00 am: Start from your hotel to Cau Da port. Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island is the first place to visit, many sea species of Nha Trang/Khanh Hoa province make a small ocean world there. Mun Island is the best island for snorkeling where you can see lots of lives colorful corals and fish. You will also be able to see caves in which the sea swallows make their nest.Then relaxing, swimming & doing water sports or other activities at Mot Island, Tranh Beach Island or on a small island calling “Mini beach”. Taking a fresh lunch at the island. On the way back you will visit a fishing village before going to the shore.

Day 9: Nha trang – Danang - Hoian ( B, L) by flight

Transfer to Nha Trang Airport for flight to Da Nang , Meet and transfer to Hoi An ancient town, 30 km South of Da Nang, one of the World's Cutural Heritage.On the way,  Visiting Cham Museum- It is a collection of various sandstone sculptures of the Gods in Hinduism of the Champa Kingdom.Continue to visit Marble mountain – A masterpiece of nature presents to Da Nang. Challenge yourself to climb up to over 120 steps to get to the Mable of Water (Thuy Son). From here, amazing and fabulous fairylands appear in front of your eyes.

There are a lot of ancient and sacred pagodas with great architecture. A lot of amazing Buhhda statues in wonderful caves from the 4th century. Check in arriving. Night in Hoi An

Day 10: Hoian old town – Hue  ( B,L )
Visit Hoian - an old trading town,: Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese, Hoian Museum and Market. Lunch at restaurant.

Transfer to Hue. taking photograph from HaiVan Pass ( The pass of Sea and Cloud), Spend time in LangCo beach enroute. Check in Hotel and have lunch

Day 11: Hue-Hanoi ( B, L ) by flight

Hue was once Vietnam’s imperial capital and today you can discover its historic significance at first hand. Cruise along the Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda, visit the Citadel and ornate tombs of former emperors ( Minh Mang & Khai Dinh Tombs) and end tour explore Dong Ba Market. Then transfer to Hue airport for flight to Hanoi. Pick up at Hanoi airport and transfer to hotel. Night in Hanoi  

Day 12 : Hanoi City tour ( B, L )

8h30 AM Visit to HoChiMinh Mausoleum, HoChiMinh's House-on-stilt,  Ethnic Museum , Van Mieu (Temple of Literature). Lunch
P.M: Visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. Cyclo tour (1 hour) to visit Old Quarter of Hanoi and Dong Xuan Market. See water puppet show and  Night in Hanoi.

Day 13 : Hanoi  – Halong  (B,L D)

Depart in the morning for Halong Bay, perhaps Vietnam’s most famous and most popular UNESCO World Heritage site. The name ‘Ha Long’ means the dragon descending into the sea and owes its origins to a Vietnamese myth.

Arrive at the Halong Bay jetty around noon and proceed with check-in formalities before boarding a boat for your unforgettable overnight cruise on Halong bay. After your welcome onboard, a lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay itself

In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board

Overnight on board in Halong Bay

Day 14: Halong – Hanoi  (B,L )

Experience the sunrise over the emerald waters of Halong Bay

Mid-morning the boat will return to shore

Disembark and transfer to Hanoi Arrival in Hanoi, Check in Hotel. free and easy. Night in Hanoi.

Day 15: Hanoi –Mai Chau  ( B,L ,D)
Departure from your hotel to Mai Chau. Stop in to see Hang Pagoda ( Chua Hang ). Then continue to Mai Chau. Arriving at about 12:30.
Short hike to visit the two villages such as Ban Van and Ban Lac. Overnight at Mai Chau HideAway resort.
Day 16: Mai chau –Nghia Lo   ( B, L,D )
After breakfast, departure to Son La. Stop to visit the hamlets scattered around the Muong minority Yen Chau and Moc Chau. Lunch during the trip. Arrival in the province of YenBai. Overnight at hotel Nghia Lo.
Day 17: Nghia Lo – Mu Cang Chai   ( B, L,D )
Have breafast. Crossing Cao Pha Pass on the bumpy road and visiting bee-growing farm and some minority groups on the way until you get to Mu Cang Chai town. Enjoy and the beauty of the Mu Cang Chai terraced rice fields as weel as the unique cultural character of the Mong ethnic minority group in Yen Bai Overnight in MuCangChai Town.

Day 18:  Mu Cang Chai - Than uyen -Sapa  ( B, L )

From Mu Cang Chai town, Taking tours to visit villages of Muong Khoa, Muong Kim and Na Kim where you can see very colorful minority groups .car take cross Tram Ton Pass where you can enjoy freshest and cool air and nice landscapes. You take one of the most spectacular roads in northern Vietnam to get to Sapa . Arrive at the station in the French colonial style in Sa Pa at nighl. Overnight at hotel.

Day 19: Sapa – Silver Waterfall – Heaven Gate – Fansipan Peak (B,L)

Have breakfast at hotel. Get ready for for a leisure Sapa trip today. The drive uphill offers most spectacular scenery Of Fansipan Mount. Just 1km out of the town, rose flower farms and later chayote grows on bamboo frames covered a vast area. We stop at the magnificent Silver Waterfall and start walk up along the beautiful waterfall and enjoy the spectacular scenery surround. You can also spend time visiting the fish farm nearby.

Continue the road trip further to Heaven Gate and Tram Ton Pass.

At 2047m above sea level, the Heaven Gate & Tram Ton Pass is the highest mountain pass in Vietnam. From here enjoy walking around for half an hour for beautiful scenery of both two side of Hoang Lien Son mountain range. This is the best point here to enjoy breathtaking scenery of the two side of Fansipan Mountain range.

continue by a short transfer to cable car station in O Quy Ho around 15 minutes. The flight by cable car will take you around 20 minutes to the next station at 3,000m ASL. Enjoy the view of Sin Chai valley, Fansipan peak as well as Hoang Lien national park from cabin. Following stone steps from station to the top (40 minutes), then we will arrive at the 3,143m summit Fansipan, celebrate the victory, sitting high above the hills with views of this stunning mountainous landscape.Night in Sapa

Day 20: Sapa – Hanoi  ( B, L)

Breakfast, visit village of the black H'mong (Catcat), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days. Back town have lunch and check out hotel, then transfer back Hanoi. Night at Hotel.

Day 21 : Hanoi departure (B)

Free at leisure in morning time. At the appropriate time, you'll transfer to the airport to catch your flight home. Have a nice flight and see you next time !


 Hotels ( Click to see )


3 stars

4 stars


Mon Regency

The Q hotel


Lacasa Sapa

Sapa Horizon

Mai Chau

Mai Chau Hideaway

Mai Chau Hideaway

Nghia Lo

Nghia Lo Hotel

Nghia Lo Hotel

Mu Cang Chai

Mucangchai Ecolodge

Mucangchai Ecolodge

Lak lake

Lak resort

Lak resort


Len's hotel

Golf valley hotel

Buon Me Thuot


Muong Thanh Buon Me Thuot

Ha Long Bay

Syrena cruise

Sena cruise





Rose Garden

Silko hotel


Siren flower

Starcity Nha Trang


Blue Diamond hotel

Lotus central

Tour Cost includes:
- Full transportation by private car or minibus as tour program indicated.
- Domestic and airport taxes for  flight ticket : Nha trang – Danang, Hue -Hanoi
- Breakfast at hotel.
- Meals as itinerary indicated (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D-= Dinner )
- English or French - speaking guide
- Entrance fees.
- Boat  trip at sights mentioned
- Double/ Twin-share accommodation

Tour Cost excludes:

- International airfare to/from Vietnam

- Personal insurance , Other meals.

- 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; Adventure 


Tourist-class hotels (Standard)


Private car or bus, boat,


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


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