duration: 10 Days

Vietnam Food Tasting & Beach Holiday 10 days

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Summary

Ho Chi Minh City – Hoi An – Nha Trang

Embark on a comprehensive culinary and leisure journey through Vietnam’s picturesque beaches, embracing the rich tapestry of traditional flavors and stunning coastal landscapes along the country’s continental shelf. Commencing in Ho Chi Minh City, a bustling metropolis, you’ll indulge in the authentic essence of Indochina, exploring a spectrum of culinary delights ranging from upscale restaurants to delightful street food stalls. As you traverse northward, you’ll encounter three more iconic Vietnamese cities. Whether it’s the comforting Pho, sizzling Banh xeo, savory Bun bo, or unique delicacies like shellfish and snails, your taste buds will be immersed in local culture, leaving an indelible mark of these signature flavors.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh arrival

Welcome to Vietnam! We extend our warmest greetings to you on this special occasion. Afternoon: Our tour guide will be at the airport gate to welcome you, and you'll be transferred to your hotel. Check-in at the hotel and settle into your room. NOTE: The regular check-in time is usually around 2:00 pm for all hotels. If you prefer an early check-in, an additional charge will be applicable. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the nearby streets or relax in your hotel room. Meals: Not Applicable Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Please note that airports, both international and domestic, can be busy at certain times of the day. If you have trouble finding our representatives upon arrival, please proceed to Pole No.10 (International) or Gate B (Domestic Airport) and contact us. We are available 24/7 to assist you. Feel free to reach out to our travel consultant if you are interested in any additional services.
Day 2

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Free day - Night Food Tour by Motorbike

Morning: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Take advantage of free time to explore Ho Chi Minh City independently. If you prefer company, we recommend the following day tour options: Option 1: Ho Chi Minh City Half-day - Small Group - A brief introduction to Saigon's history and boutique architecture, visiting iconic structures and monuments. Option 2: Ho Chi Minh City Full-day Tour - Explore the city extensively, including a visit to local markets where you can find excellent souvenirs at reasonable prices. Evening: Around 6:00 pm: Join our Motorbike Foodie Tour of the city. Indulge in famous local street foods such as Banh Trang Tron, Bo Bia, Banh Xeo, and Trung Vit Lon. Navigate through bustling streets and hidden alleys, witnessing the locals' daily life. Head to a rooftop bar to savor local barley beer while enjoying a 360-degree view of Ho Chi Minh City at night. 10:00 pm: Return to your hotel to rest before the next day's activities. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Activities: Motorbike Foodie Tour Sampling local cuisine Sightseeing
Day 3

Day 3: Cu Chi tunnels Exploration - Flight to Da Nang - Hoi An

Morning: Around 07:30: Meet with our tour guide outside the hotel and proceed to Cu Chi Tunnels. Reach Cu Chi Tunnels after a scenic 2-hour journey through the picturesque countryside. Receive a brief introduction and watch a documentary film depicting the intensity of the war. Sample local specialties such as rice tapioca and hot tea, which served as the main food during the war. Test your skills with activities like firing an AK47, M16, or a machine gun at the nearby shooting range. NOTE: The shooting activity is not included in the tour price and will incur a separate charge at the attraction. Afternoon: Transfer to the airport for a flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, be picked up and transferred to Hoi An for hotel check-in. NOTE: Hotel check-in is typically at 2:00 pm. If you wish to secure an early check-in, an additional fee will apply. Enjoy free time to relax or explore the town at your leisure. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An Activities: - Explore Cu Chi Tunnels Sightseeing Transfer to Hoi An
Day 4

Day 4: Hoi An Half-day Food Tour

Morning: Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel before the tour. Approximately at 7:30 am: Explore Hoi An’s countryside and its local culinary delights by bicycle. Cycle to a local restaurant to savor a Hoi An specialty, Cao Lau. Journey through the countryside to Tra Que Village to witness the organic vegetable fields. Participate in a hands-on experience making special "white rose" dumpling cakes with a local family and relish the final products. Continue the ride to Cam Nam to indulge in Banh Dap and Che Bap. Afternoon: Enjoy free time until the end of the day, and we look forward to seeing you on the next scheduled activity. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An Activities: - Bicycle tour Cooking class Sightseeing Local cuisine
Day 5

Day 5: Hoi An - Free day

Morning Enjoy the entire day at your leisure to discover Hoi An independently or participate in one of our recommended optional tours: Option 1: Half-day Cooking Class Tour in Hoi An - Immerse yourself in the culinary paradise of Hoi An, where you'll learn to create signature dishes with our skilled chef. Option 2: Half-Day Hoi An Vespa Tour - Venture into the countryside to witness the vibrant greenery of rice fields and gain insights into the traditional production of cooking ingredients. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Day 6

Day 6: Hoi An - Da Nang - Transfer to Nha Trang by train

Morning Indulge in a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Embark on a journey to the Da Nang train station for your train ride to Nha Trang. Upon your arrival at the train station in Nha Trang, our team will be there to pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. Complete the check-in process and take some time to unwind. NOTE: Standard check-in time is typically around 2:00 pm. If you wish to check in earlier, an additional fee may apply. Afternoon The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your own pace. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang Activities: - Transfer to Nha Trang
Day 7

Day 7: Nha Trang - Free day

Morning Make the most of your day with the freedom to explore Nha Trang at your own pace, or delve into one of our recommended optional tours: Option 1: Immerse in Royal Life with Emperor Cruise Full Day - Revel in a royal experience on the open waters of Nha Trang, cruising away from the shore while relishing delectable onboard meals. Option 2: Explore Nha Trang by Speedboat Full Day - Follow the ocean's path to lesser-known islands, still untouched, and partake in snorkeling or scuba diving in the crystal-clear waters. Option 3: Mountain Biking & Rafting Full Day - Connect with like-minded individuals on a unique biking trail on the outskirts of Nha Trang. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang
Day 8

Day 8: Nha Trang Half-day Food Tour

Morning Enjoy leisure time to explore the city. Take a relaxing break at your hotel or venture out to explore the local streets. Evening Around 6:00 - 6:30 pm: Embark on an exhilarating Nha Trang night food tour by motorbike. Hop on the back of a motorcycle for a ride through the vibrant streets of Nha Trang. Begin with a tasting of "Nem Nuong Ninh Hoa" - Ninh Hoa Grilled Fermented Pork Roll at a local eatery. Move on to a renowned street stall for "Banh Xeo Muc" - Nha Trang pancake. Indulge in "Bo Nuong Lac Canh" - Lac Canh grilled beef at a specialty restaurant with 40 years of history. Take a stroll along the city’s night-time ‘Walking Street,’ sampling fresh seafood along the beaches of Nha Trang, known as Bo Ke. Finally, unwind with beachside drinks while enjoying the scenic view before returning to your hotel. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang Activities: - Motorbike food tour Sightseeing
Day 9

Day 9: Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh city by plane

Morning Enjoy a delightful breakfast at the hotel, then proceed to Nha Trang airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon landing at Tan Son Nhat Airport, our team will be there to greet you and provide transportation to the hotel. Complete the check-in process and take some time to unwind. NOTE: The standard check-in time is 2:00 pm. If you wish to check in earlier, an additional fee will be applicable. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Activities: - Transfer to Ho Chi Minh City
Day 10

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh city departure

Morning Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel and take some time to unwind. Proceed to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for your departing flight. This marks the conclusion of our tour. We trust you had a wonderful experience with us and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Not Applicable

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1368 USD 968 USD 3star
Deluxe 1568 USD 1168 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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Luxury Golf Holiday in Vietnam 10 days

Luxury Golf Holiday in Vietnam 10 days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City – Hoi An Ancient Town – Hanoi – Da Nang

Embark on a premier Golf vacation in Southeast Asia, immersing yourself in a 10-day journey from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. The exclusive tour, known as the LUXURY GOLF HOLIDAY in Vietnam, invites you to explore renowned destinations, conquer challenging golf courses, revel in exquisite landscapes, and luxuriate in 5-star accommodations.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Morning Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, our knowledgeable guide will greet you and facilitate your transfer to the designated hotel. Afternoon & Evening Take the opportunity to unwind and savor your free time in Ho Chi Minh City. Indulge in a welcome dinner at one of the local restaurants. Retire for the night at the hotel. Meals: Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 2

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Golf Round

Morning Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Head to our designated golf resort near Saigon to partake in a round of golf. Afternoon & Evening Return to the hotel after your golfing experience. Make the most of your leisure time for the remainder of the day. Stay overnight at the hotel. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Activities: Golfing Experience
Day 3

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – Golf Round

Morning Start your morning with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel. Head to the nearby golf course in Saigon for an invigorating round of golf. Afternoon & Evening Take the opportunity to explore Ho Chi Minh City at your own pace. Immerse yourself in the vibrant nightlife of the bustling streets. Stay overnight at the hotel. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Activities: Golfing Experience
Day 4

Day 4: Half-day Ho Chi Minh City – Flight to Da Nang

Morning Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Join our knowledgeable guide and driver for a half-day exploration of Saigon. Visit iconic landmarks such as Independence Palace and the War Remnants Museum. Explore the architectural wonders of Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office. Conclude your morning with a visit to a local market, showcasing your bargaining skills while collecting souvenirs. Afternoon & Evening Head to Tan Son Nhat Airport for a short domestic flight to Danang. Upon arrival, our experienced guide will welcome you and escort you to your hotel. Check in, unwind, and enjoy the remainder of the day at your own pace. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Da Nang Activities: Half-day tour in Ho Chi Minh City Flight to Da Nang
Day 5

Day 5: Da Nang – Golf Round

Morning Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Head to a nearby golf course in Da Nang to engage in an exciting round of golf. Afternoon & Evening Utilize your free time to relax or unwind on the stunning beaches of Da Nang. Spend a tranquil night at your hotel. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Da Nang Activities: Golf activities
Day 6

Day 6: Da Nang – Golf Round

Morning Start your day with a delicious breakfast served at the hotel. Proceed to a nearby golf course in the surroundings to engage in the second day of your Da Nang golf tour. Afternoon & Evening Utilize your free time to explore Da Nang at your own pace. Delight in the flavors of local street food in Da Nang. Retire for a peaceful overnight stay at the hotel. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Da Nang Activities: Golf activities
Day 7

Day 7: Da Nang – Hoi An Ancient Town – Flight to Hanoi

Morning Begin your day with a hearty breakfast served at the hotel. Embark on a journey to Hoi An Ancient Town, where you will immerse yourself in a captivating half-day walking tour. Stroll through the charming old streets of Hoi An, marveling at the unique architecture of ancient houses. Witness the bustling daily activities of the locals and visit iconic landmarks such as Fujian Assembly Hall and the Japanese Covered Bridge. Indulge in a cup of the renowned herbal drink from a quaint teashop along the street. Afternoon Return to Da Nang airport and catch a brief domestic flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, our knowledgeable guide will greet you and facilitate your transfer to the hotel for check-in. Evening Explore the enchanting city of Hanoi during the remainder of your day. Spend a restful night at the hotel. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Activities: Explore Hoi An Ancient Town
Day 8

Day 8: Hanoi – Golf Round

Morning Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to a Golf Resort located in the vicinity of Hanoi for an exhilarating round of golf. Afternoon & Night Explore the historic Old Quarters of Hanoi, immersing yourself in its rich cultural tapestry. Retire for the night at the hotel. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi Activities: Delight in Golf activities
Day 9

Day 9: Hanoi – Golf Round

Morning Relish a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Head to a Golf Course situated in the outskirts of Hanoi for an engaging round of golf. Afternoon & Night Spend the remainder of your day at your leisure, exploring or relaxing. Partake in a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Retire for the night at the hotel. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: NA Activities: Delight in Golf activities
Day 10

Day 10: Hanoi Half Day Tour – Departure

Morning Savor a fulfilling breakfast at the hotel and complete the check-out process. Dedicate a half-day to exploring Hanoi city. Meet your tour guide at the hotel and commence your itinerary with a visit to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's inaugural university founded in 1076. Explore the iconic One Pillar Pagoda, a symbol of Vietnam. Proceed to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the final resting place of the country's esteemed leader. Note: Please be aware that the mausoleum is a sight from the outside and remains closed every Monday and Friday. Afternoon Receive transportation to the airport for your international flight back home. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: NA Activities: Explore Hanoi's must-see attractions

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 2094 USD 1694 USD 3star
Deluxe 2294 USD 1894 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Travel Facts

Q & A : Before You Go

Central and Southern Vietnamese Taste 10 days

Central and Southern Vietnamese Taste 10 days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Da Nang – Hoi An – Nha Trang

By combining culinary delights and immersive adventures, both visitors and residents can connect harmoniously. This expedition offers a chance to explore the renowned landmarks of Vietnam, engage in cooking sessions led by esteemed culinary artisans, and savor an array of delectable dishes. From the historical streets of Hanoi to the serene shores of Hoi An and the vibrant energy of Saigon, a gastronomic journey throughout Vietnam ensures a feast for the senses at every turn! Embrace a 10-day exploration of Central and Southern Vietnamese cuisine in its fullest essence.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival

AM Schedule: Upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh City, our designated tour guide will warmly receive you at the airport and accompany you to the centrally located hotel. PM Schedule: Complete your check-in procedure at the hotel by 14:00. Relax and unwind at the hotel until dinner time. Evening: Delight in a scrumptious dinner arranged for you within the premises of your hotel. Note: Considering the potential congestion at both international and domestic airports throughout the day, our representatives will be stationed at Pole No.10 (outside the Terminal Gate). Kindly contact us upon arrival to facilitate an easy rendezvous with your tour guide. Meals: Not Applicable Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 2

Day 2: Sai Gon Night Life On Motorbike (Group Tour only)

Morning & Afternoon: Indulge in a delightful breakfast at your hotel and embrace the lively essence of this vibrant city at your leisure during daylight hours. Evening: Embark on an enthralling city tour, immersing yourself in Saigon's nightlife. Explore some of the city's animated locales offering diverse entertainment services. Delve into the bustling Chinatown, a bustling district in Ho Chi Minh City where an array of captivating fusion cuisine, blending Vietnamese and Chinese flavors, awaits. Visit Hai Thuong Lang Ong street adorned with charming traditional handicrafts such as lanterns and decorative items. Relish a light dinner featuring authentic Vietnamese dishes. Venture to the Ho Thi Ky flower market, Saigon's largest flower market, and capture the vibrant beauty in a mesmerizing floral setting. Witness a different perspective of this bustling metropolis along the Saigon River at night. Uncover the city's hidden charm by traversing the Thu Thiem Tunnel, Southeast Asia's longest tunnel, offering captivating vistas across the river. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 3

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh Cooking Class Half-Day

AM Schedule: Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. PM Schedule: Engage in the Ho Chi Minh Cooking Class, an ideal opportunity to savor Saigon's delectable cuisine. Next on the itinerary is an immersive experience in the authentic agricultural life at the Ho Chi Minh Agricultural Village. Interact with a variety of charming animals at the farm and don the "nón lá," a traditional Vietnamese hat, embracing the challenges of cultivating vegetables or mushrooms. Under the guidance of a local culinary expert, learn the art of cooking and acquire a range of authentic Vietnamese recipes, including three savory dishes and one dessert. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 4

Day 4: Mekong Delta Full day

AM Schedule: Cruise along the enchanting Ham Luong River on a traditional rowing boat, halting at various local establishments to witness their everyday activities. Engage in an enthralling workshop showcasing the craft of brickwork, coconut oil production, and the art of weaving mats from straws, promising a wealth of new experiences. Noon: The boat will dock at a serene village where you can briefly immerse yourself in authentic Delta village life. Afterward, hop onto a 'xe loi' (a form of motorized rickshaw) to journey into the forest, visiting fruit orchards before arriving at a riverside restaurant for a delightful lunch. Indulge in local specialties like elephant-ear fish and river shrimp, accompanied by refreshing cold beverages or beer. Afternoon: Conclude the expedition with a serene boat excursion through narrow canals. Around 17:00: Return to your hotel in Saigon. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 5

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh fly to Da Nang, Hoi An

AM Schedule: Recharge with breakfast at the hotel, allowing yourself some leisure time to unwind and prepare before our designated driver arrives to escort you to the airport for your flight to Da Nang. Afternoon: Proceed to the Hoi An hotel for check-in. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Day 6

Day 6: Hoi An Cooking Class Half-Day

AM Schedule: Commence your day with a refreshing welcome beverage at the designated meeting spot within Hoi An Ancient Town in the morning. Revel in the captivating ambiance filled with the town's lively sights, sounds, and enticing aromas. Stroll through the bustling main market of Hoi An, engaging with local vendors and experiencing the remarkable array of foods available for sight and taste. Embark on a serene Red Bridge boat journey (approximately half an hour) along the Hoi An River to reach the Cooking School, offering a closer look at local river life and an enchanting view of Hoi An's ancient allure from the water. Immerse yourself in a two-hour cooking lesson guided by a skilled local chef, delving into the intricacies of crafting each dish. Take time to independently prepare the dishes before relishing your culinary creations. Noon: The class concludes around 12:30. Transfer back to central Hoi An. Note: Lunch includes the aforementioned meals. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Day 7

Day 7: Hoi An, Da Nang fly to Nha Trang

AM Schedule: Delight in a delightful breakfast at your hotel. Utilize some leisure time to explore and wander through the charming streets of Hoi An until your driver arrives at Da Nang airport to transport you to the next destination, the breathtaking coastal city of Nha Trang. Afternoon: Upon arrival at Cam Ranh airport, our tour guide will escort you to the prearranged hotel. Settle in and unwind at your hotel, where you will spend the night. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang
Day 8

Day 8 : Nha Trang Free Day

AM Schedule: Indulge in breakfast at the hotel. Afternoon/Evening: Immerse yourself in a multitude of thrilling water activities and embrace the vibrant nightlife. Explore an extensive selection of rejuvenating wellness services tailored for deep relaxation, including indulgences like mud baths, beach yoga, and massages. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang
Day 9

Day 9: Nha Trang Free Day

Explore the unspoiled nearby islands like Monkey Island, Tam Island, and Orchard Island during your stay in Nha Trang. The captivating landscapes will undoubtedly enchant you, fostering a deep admiration for these serene islands. Don't forget to pack your swimsuits and cameras to seize these beautiful moments. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang
Day 10

Day 10: Nha Trang fly back to Ho Chi Minh

AM Schedule: Delight in your final leisurely morning in Nha Trang with a delightful breakfast at the hotel's restaurant. Enjoy some free time until our driver arrives to escort you to the airport for your return flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Not Applicable

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1298 USD 898 USD 3star
Deluxe 1498 USD 1098 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips on the Mekong Delta.
* Domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Travel Facts

Q & A : Before You Go

Vietnam Collection 1 – Vibrant Vietnam 10 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta

Embark on your journey in Hanoi and conclude in Ho Chi Minh City! Experience the richness of Vietnamese culture with the Vietnam Collection 1 – Vibrant Vietnam 10 Days tour package. This 10-day adventure will guide you through Hanoi and five other captivating destinations in Vietnam. Your package includes accommodation in well-appointed hotels, flights, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

Greetings in Vietnam! After your arrival, our team will be at the airport to welcome you. We'll then drive you to the city center and provide you with all the necessary documents for your trip, including the tour program, domestic airfare details, and contact information. Take some free time to relax after your long flight. Overnight stay in Hanoi. Please note that the hotel check-in time is 14:00.
Day 2

Day 2: HANOI CITY TOUR - CYCLO EXPERIENCE (B,L)

Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Hanoi, often described as a charming colonial city, showcases a typical oriental character with tree-lined boulevards, lakes, and a harmonious blend of French, Chinese, and Vietnamese architecture. Known as the jewel of Asia, a cyclo trip will immerse you in the enchanting "36 streets and 36 wares" of the captivating Old Quarter. Meet your knowledgeable tour guide and commence your journey with Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage situated on the picturesque West Lake. Explore the Ho Chi Minh complex from the outside, the final resting place of Vietnam's esteemed father, including his house-on-stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda – inspired by a lotus flower, symbolizing Hanoi. Your next destination is the Ethnology Museum, offering insights into the cultures of the 54 ethnic groups residing in Vietnam. Take a break and savor lunch at a local restaurant in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Afterward, proceed to the Temples of Literature, erected in 1070 and dedicated to Confucius, sages, and scholars. Renowned as Vietnam's first university, it stands as the most celebrated temple in Hanoi. Conclude your exploration with a visit to the legendary Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Return to the hotel for some downtime in the evening. Overnight stay in Hanoi.
Day 3

Day 3: HANOI - HALONG LEGENDARY BAY (B,L,D)

Following your breakfast at the hotel, proceed to check out. Depart from Hanoi, heading east for a journey of over 3 hours to Halong Bay, a remarkable natural wonder recognized as a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site in 1994 and 2006. As you traverse the road, you'll witness the scenic beauty of the Red River delta, adorned with lush green paddy fields and quaint rural villages. Observing hardworking farmers engaged in their agricultural activities, whether plowing with buffaloes or tending to seedlings, adds to the authentic charm of the landscape. Upon reaching Halong, embark on a spacious boat to cruise through the bay and unveil the breathtaking beauty of this "Descending Dragon" bay, characterized by thousands of uniquely shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After relishing a seafood feast onboard, explore the Surprising Grotto, take a refreshing swim, glide past floating villages, and draw near to islets to appreciate their close-up beauty. In the evening, engage in boat activities or unwind at your own pace. Overnight accommodation is on the boat. ***Please note that the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.
Day 4

Day 4: HALONG BAY - HANOI - BACK TO CAPITAL (B,L)

Start your day with a morning exercise session on the Sundeck, followed by a delightful light breakfast featuring coffee, tea, fresh seasonal fruit, and bread. Continue your exploration of Halong Bay, cruising past numerous rocks, islets, and charming fishing villages. Indulge in a brunch (lunch) served onboard before it's time to disembark. Return to Hanoi, where you'll arrive at your hotel in the late afternoon. Check in at the hotel and enjoy some free time in the evening. Overnight stay in Hanoi.
Day 5

Day 5: HANOI - FLY TO DANANG - HOI ANCIENT TOWN WALKING TOUR (B,L)

Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel before completing the check-out process. Head to the airport for your flight to Danang in the central region of Vietnam. Upon arrival, our team will warmly welcome you at the airport, and a brief transfer will take you to the charming riverside town of Hoi An, just a 30-minute drive away. Once you arrive, savor a delightful lunch at a local restaurant. Following your meal, embark on a captivating walking tour to explore the treasures of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights of the tour include visits to an ancient merchant house, the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, the iconic 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, and the lively riverside market. After the tour, check in at the hotel and take some time to unwind. The evening is yours to enjoy at leisure. Spend the night in the enchanting town of Hoi An.
Day 6

Day 6: HOI AN LANTERN MAKING - FOOD TESTING - SUNSET KAYAKING (B,L)

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Embark on a biking adventure to the abode of lantern craftsmen. Receive a brief introduction to the history, shapes, and colors of lanterns, along with insights into the intricate stages of their creation. Dive into the hands-on experience as you craft your own lantern, guided by passionate artisans. From bending the frame to cutting cloth and completing the lantern, you'll be immersed in the artistry. Take pride in your creation, which doubles as a unique souvenir. Indulge in lunch at Cao Lau Thanh (26 Thai Phien), where you'll savor traditional Hoi An cuisine. Afterward, return to your hotel for relaxation. The Sunset Kayak Tour commences at 14:00, starting with a convenient pick-up from your hotel to our kayak station in Cam Thanh. Following a safety briefing and an introduction to the area, paddle through the picturesque cocopalm forest, local villages, and up to the enchanting Lantern Town. Immerse yourself in nature, experience river life, and relish breathtaking landscapes as you kayak into the sunset. The 3-hour trip concludes with a refreshing stop at a local cafe near the town center before a transfer back to your hotel. Enjoy some free time for relaxation. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 7

Day 7: FLY TO SAIGON – TASTE OF THE NIGHT - SCOOTER EXPERIENCE (B,D)

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Take advantage of some free time for relaxation until your transfer to the airport for your flight to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City - Southern Vietnam). Upon arrival, receive a warm welcome and assistance from the Footsteps' team. Drive to the city center, check into your hotel, and unwind. The Saigon Food Tour – Saigon by Night kicks off at 17:30. Crafted to provide a fantastic evening in Saigon, this 3.5-hour tour offers a glimpse into non-touristy destinations, showcasing the authentic lives of local residents. Over the course of four hours on the back of our scooters, explore districts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 10, where you'll witness the hustle and bustle of local activities at night. Brace yourself for a culinary adventure as we embark on a food challenge, sampling 10 different dishes along the way. Conclude the day with an overnight stay in Saigon.
Day 8

Day 8: SAIGON CITY TOUR - CU CHI TUNNELS (B,L)

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Embark on a day tour that commences with a visit to the Reunification Palace, a landmark of great significance in the city. Next, explore the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post Office Center, both showcasing exemplary French colonial architecture in Saigon. Proceed to the War Remnants Museum, previously known as the Museum of American War Crimes. Indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Head towards the Cu Chi tunnels, an intricate network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during their struggle for independence. Upon arrival, a brief introductory video detailing the construction of the tunnels will be presented. Delve into the maze of tunnels, discovering trap doors, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers, and kitchens. These tunnels were equipped with various components, making them suitable for extended living. Return to Saigon in the late afternoon, concluding the Cu Chi Tunnels tour. Enjoy some free time in the evening for relaxation. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 9

Day 9: MEKONG DELTA - COCONUT VILLAGE (B,L)

Commence your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Embark on a journey to the Mekong Delta, offering insights into the unique and vibrant agrarian lifestyle of the southern Delta region. Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Mekong River to one of the islands, situated in the town of My Tho. Here, traditional music will entertain you as you savor tea sweetened with bee's honey and indulge in seasonal fresh fruits. Experience a paddle-boat ride through the narrow canals of the Mekong, gaining fascinating glimpses into the local cottage industry of crafting coconut candies. Explore the island further by rickshaw to observe the daily life of local residents before returning to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 10

Day 10: SAIGON DEPARTURE (B)

Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy some leisure time until your check-out. For your departure flight, a private airport transfer will be arranged, ensuring you reach the airport comfortably at least 3 hours prior to your flight. Standard check-out time is 12:00.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1375 USD 975 USD 3star
Deluxe 1575 USD 1175 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Travel Facts

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Vietnam Specifically the North – 10 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Thanh Hoa, Halong Bay

Commence and conclude your journey in Hanoi! Embark on the In-depth Cultural tour of Vietnam, specifically focusing on the North. This 10-day tour package guides you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and two additional destinations within the country. The experience encompasses accommodations, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-/-/-)

Receive a heartfelt welcome to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam with a history spanning over a thousand years! Upon your arrival, our local driver will warmly greet you and facilitate your transfer to the center of Hanoi to conveniently drop off your luggage. Take your time to relax and refresh after the long flight. Important Information: Hotel check-in is scheduled for 14:00. Depending on your arrival time, the program will be adjusted accordingly.
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B/-/-)

Today is dedicated to exploring the capital of Vietnam. Begin your journey at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his unassuming house-on-stilts, and the One-Pillar Pagoda situated near Ba Dinh Square, where Hanoi's most solemn ceremonies unfold. Continue your exploration with a visit to the Temple of Literature, the inaugural high school for Vietnamese scholars. In the afternoon, venture to Hoan Kiem Lake and the nearby landmarks such as Ngoc Son Temple and the statue of Ly Thai To. Stroll through the Old Quarter, an enthralling labyrinth of narrow alleys and shop houses famously known as ‘The 36 Streets.’ Each street is named after the merchandise traditionally traded there, spanning from fabrics and crafts to medicines and tombstones. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3

Day 3: Hanoi – Farm Tour and Cooking Class at Local Family (B/L/-)

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, depart from the bustling center of Hanoi and journey westward. Our exploration commences at the renowned local market, which has thrived since the Le Dynasty era. This vibrant market is renowned for offering a diverse array of traditional items for sale, ranging from dogs, cats, pigs, and chickens to bamboo baskets. Witness the lively and colorful market atmosphere thriving beneath the canopy of ancient trees. Adjacent to the market, discover lush vegetable farms. Take a guided tour through these fields, observing the cultivation of various produce, including cauliflower, cabbage, tomatoes, green peas, Chinese peas, and corn. Explore fruit gardens abundant with oranges, pomelos, papayas, and more. Engage with a local farmer, participating in their daily tasks, which may involve planting, sowing, watering greens, harvesting, and other agricultural activities. Throughout the work, gain insights into cultivation techniques and the farmer's way of life through their narratives. Around noon, visit a local family and delve into the art of preparing delicious local meals using fresh ingredients. Learn the techniques of crafting traditional cakes while immersing yourself in Vietnamese family customs. Relish special tea and local wine graciously offered by your hosts. Bid a warm farewell to the family as you return to the center of Hanoi later in the day. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi – Pu Luong Retreat - Village Life and The Community (B/L/D)

Start your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel. In the early morning, complete the check-out process and embark on a scenic drive to Pu Luong, situated approximately 150 kilometers from Hanoi. As you approach Pu Luong Nature Reserve, traverse a stunning mountain pass that unfolds a panoramic view of the entire valley. Arrive at your accommodation in time for a delightful lunch, followed by leisure time to explore the enchanting retreat, blessed with captivating panoramic vistas and a serene ambiance. In the afternoon, seize the opportunity to immerse yourself in village life and engage with locals residing in the hills above the Retreat. Witness snippets of their daily routines, take a stroll through working farmlands and rice fields, and delve deeper into the local culture. Later, return to the retreat for a delightful dinner. Enjoy an overnight stay in Pu Luong.
Day 5

Day 5: Pu Luong Retreat - Uoi – Lan – Hieu Villages (B/L/D)

Morning: Embark on a leisurely and accessible stroll through the picturesque valley adorned with rice terraces, offering a captivating view in front of the Retreat. Descend into this scenic valley, meandering along the tumbling rice terraces. Traverse small pathways veiled in lush vegetation, gradually revealing the charming Uoi village nestled at the foot of a majestic mountain. Your camera will undoubtedly be in constant motion as you capture the panoramic village view from above. Afternoon: Continue the descent towards a local home, providing an opportunity to rest before embarking on a cycling adventure around Lan village. If time allows, we may have the chance to visit a local family and gain insights into their traditional brocade weaving techniques (subject to availability). Cycle through rice paddies, from village to village, crossing bridges, and immersing yourself in the scenic landscapes that surround. Your journey concludes at Hieu Village, renowned for its stunning scenery and the unique Hieu waterfall, the sole one in the reserve. Cycle back to the local home, the designated car pick-up point, and return to Pu Luong Retreat for a delightful dinner. Overnight stay in Pu Luong.
Day 6

Day 6: Pu Luong - Bang Scenic Village – Hanoi (B/L/-)

Morning: Begin your day with a hearty breakfast before embarking on a brief ride from the retreat to Dong Dieng village. Descend into one of the most enchanting valleys in Pu Luong, surrounded by captivating terrace rice fields and majestic mountains. Follow scenic trails that wind through the landscape, providing panoramic views of the expansive rice fields and the charming village. Along the way, encounter local homes, and feel free to visit any family to gain valuable insights into the locals' lifestyle and culture. Conclude the morning exploration and return to the retreat for a well-deserved lunch. Afternoon: Following lunch, complete the check-out process at the retreat, and commence the journey back to Hanoi. Enjoy an overnight stay in Hanoi.
Day 7

Day 7: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)

If you're interested in experiencing the vibrant morning routines of Hanoi locals, wake up early and head to a nearby lake from your hotel. You'll have the opportunity to witness a lively scene of hundreds of locals engaging in various morning activities such as Tai Chi quan, jogging, martial arts, classical dance, and more. Following breakfast at the hotel, we'll embark on a journey to Halong Bay, recognized as a Natural World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1994 and 2006. Upon arrival, we'll check in to our overnight boat, exploring Halong Bay with stops to visit caves, take a swim, and relish the sunset over the sea. Dinner will feature an array of fresh seafood! Enjoy an overnight stay onboard.
Day 8

Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L/-)

Begin your morning with a session of taichi-quan or yoga, guided by the attentive crew, as your boat gracefully navigates through the captivating Halong islets. Enjoy a delicious breakfast while surrounded by the breathtaking scenery. Return to the Wharf and embark on a shuttle bus journey back to Hanoi around midday, arriving in the city by 3-4 pm. Spend the night in Hanoi. Optional: HANOI STREET FOOD TOUR Exploring Hanoi's bustling street food scene can be a delightful challenge. This unique and thoughtfully crafted adventure combines expert guidance with the flexibility to cater to your specific interests, providing an immersive experience in uncovering culinary secrets hidden throughout the city. Indulge in a diverse array of popular street food delights, including bun cha (grilled pork patties with noodles), pho (beef noodle soup), crab noodles, pork porridge, and savory Vietnamese pancakes (banh xeo). Venture beyond the familiar to discover lesser-known delicacies such as grilled quail, golden pillow cakes, beef noodles, eel noodles, shrimp cakes, and various snail dishes. Savor a selection of drinks, relish local dried snacks, and even explore a vibrant local market.
Day 9

Day 9: Hanoi at Leisure (B/-/-)

Start your day with a satisfying breakfast at the hotel. Feel free to spend the day at your leisure, either relaxing or exploring the local shopping scene. Stay overnight in Hanoi. Optional: NINH BINH – HOA LU – TAM COC – BICH DONG CAVE Duration: 8:00 – 18:00 Our knowledgeable guide and skilled driver will pick you up from your hotel. Today presents a wonderful opportunity to explore Ninh Binh, one of Vietnam's ancient capitals. The region is renowned for its captivating landscapes, including Tam Coc Caves and the Hoa Lu ancient capital with old temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le from the 10th century. Your Ninh Binh adventure begins with a visit to the shaded Dinh and Le temples, the former royal palace in the 10th century. The exploration of Ninh Binh continues with a boat excursion in Tam Coc, where striking limestone karsts rise majestically from the lush green rice fields, reminiscent of the landscapes in Guilin (China) and Halong Bay (Vietnam), earning this area the moniker "Halong-bay-on-land." Return to Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Day 10

Day 8: Hanoi

Enjoy your free time until your designated driver arrives to escort you to the airport for your departing flight. This marks the conclusion of our services. Please keep in mind that hotel check-out is at 12:00.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1208 USD 808 USD 3star
Deluxe 1408 USD 1008 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

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Best Selling Saigon Motorbike Tour to Mekong Delta, Dalat, Nha Trang, Mui Ne and Vung Tau – 10 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Bao Loc, Dalat, Buon Ma Thuot, Nha Trang, Mui Ne, Vung Tau

Commence and conclude your journey in Ho Chi Minh City! Embark on the Best Selling Saigon Motorbike Tour to Mekong Delta, Dalat, Nha Trang, Mui Ne, and Vung Tau, a comprehensive 10-day tour package that guides you through the vibrant landscapes of Ho Chi Minh City and seven other captivating destinations in Vietnam. This exploration offers accommodations in well-selected hotels, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, delectable meals, seamless transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: ARRIVAL – HO CHI MINH CITY (-/-/-)

After arriving at the airport at approximately 15:05, you will receive a warm welcome and be accompanied to your hotel for check-in. The remainder of the evening is yours to discover the vibrant nightlife of Saigon. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2

Day 2: HO CHI MINH CITY MOTORBIKE TOUR TO MEKONG DELTA (B/L/-)

In the morning, our motorcycle journey kicks off from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, venturing towards Can Duoc Market – a captivating rural market (40 km). The landscape transforms from busy streets with buildings and commotion to serene rice paddies adorned with cottages and small houses along the way – under the open sky astride our "steel horses." Next, we follow a rural route to My Loi Ferry, making stops along the way to observe farmers tending to their paddy fields. After crossing the Vam Co River by ferry, we ride through Go Cong and Tan Hoa (25 km). Along the route, there will be stops to explore an incense workshop and traverse some remote villages, ultimately reaching Tan Thanh beach for a delightful seafood lunch. Following this Mekong Delta beach experience, we continue our journey to My Tho (45 km), the focal point of the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival in My Tho, we pause by the banks of the Tien Giang River. Embark on a boat trip along the Mekong River to Phoenix Island, where local handicrafts and coconut sweets are crafted. Indulge in fresh seasonal fruits while enjoying traditional live music and song performances. Later, take a short ride to a typical local house for a taste of homemade honey-tea. Proceed via small sampan boats through the narrow canals and tributaries of the river to witness the daily life along the riverbanks, pausing for a leisurely walk at Turtle Island. Finally, ride through the Rach Mieu suspension-bridge, offering a breathtaking view of the Upper Mekong, and conclude the journey with a transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City (70 km). The trip concludes at your hotel. Summary: Distance: 190 km Meals: Lunch
Day 3

Day 3: HO CHI MINH MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO BAO LOC – LAM DONG (B/L/D)

Escape the hustle and bustle of Saigon as we embark on a journey to the Central Highlands, pausing in the K’ho ethnic minority village to immerse ourselves in the rich culture of their wildlife on the outskirts of the Central Highlands. Upon visiting the impressive Dambri waterfall, standing at approximately 90 meters, and exploring the Tam Chau tea plateau along with the serene Linh Quy Phan An pagoda, we find our rest in Bao Loc. Bảo Lộc, situated in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam, within Lâm Đồng Province, is renowned for its distinguished trademark: B’lao tea. As of 2003, the town district boasted a population of 151,915, covering an expansive area of 229 km². Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Overnight at a hotel in Bao Loc
Day 4

Day 4: BAO LOC MOTORBIKE TOUR DALAT ( 140 KM – 5 HOUR RIDE) (B/L/D)

Departing from Bao Loc en route to Dalat, our journey unfolds amidst the lush landscapes, revealing the enchanting green tea farms, the cascading Pongour waterfall, and the intricate processes of silk production in the silkworm villages. Traverse through coffee plantations, mushroom farms, vegetable and flower fields, and explore renowned city landmarks such as the eccentric Crazy House, the vibrant Flower Market, and the majestic Dragon Pagoda. As we arrive in Dalat around 5 pm, the city, nestled in southern Vietnam’s Central Highlands, unfolds its charm—embraced by hills, pine forests, lakes, and waterfalls. Recognized as the "City of Eternal Spring" for its distinctive temperate climate, Dalat's colonial legacy, developed as a resort by the French in the early 1900s, echoes through its architecture and ambiance. Meals: Lunch, Dinner.
Day 5

Day 5: DA LAT OFFROAD MOTORBIKE TOUR TO BUON MA THUOT VIA LAK LAKE ~ 200 KM (B/L/D)

After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, we'll embark on our motorcycles and continue our journey to Buon Ma Thuot via Lak Lake. Along the way, there will be a chance to explore the unconventional Crazy House and traverse picturesque country roads, providing views of various agricultural landscapes, including vegetable farms, flower greenhouses, and coffee plantations. The route also includes visits to a silkworm factory, a rice wine-making facility, and the impressive Elephant Waterfall. Upon reaching Lak Lake, we'll explore the "Jun" Minority Village (M’Nong) and take a boat across Lak Lake to visit the Lieng minority village. This offers numerous opportunities to capture the daily activities of farming and fishing communities. Overnight accommodation will be arranged at a hotel in Buon Ma Thuot.
Day 6

Day 6: BUON MA THUOT OFFROAD MOTORCYCLE TOUR TO NHA TRANG ~ 210 KM (B/L/-)

Today marks our farewell to the Coffee Land, Buon Ma Thuot, as we embark on a direct journey to Nha Trang. En route, a half-hour trek awaits you to reach the summit of Elephant Rock Mountain. Resuming our journey on the motorbikes, you'll be treated to sweeping views of the rice paddy fields lining the roadside. Following this, a brief stop at the Ede Minority Village awaits. Another noteworthy cascade is Dray Nao Waterfall, nestled between Lak Lake and Nha Trang. As we descend along the Phoenix Pass, bearing the scars of Agent Orange, we'll also make a pit stop at the Hot Spring and a brick-making factory. A 20-kilometer ride along the coastline will unveil the enchanting Nha Trang Beach, touted as the most charming beach in Vietnam, before we proceed to check in at the hotel. Prepare for an overnight stay at a hotel in Nha Trang.
Day 7

Day 7: NHA TRANG SIGHTSEEING TOUR (B/L/-)

At 08:30, we will collect you from your accommodation and transport you to Cau Da Harbor. Commencing at 09:00, embark on a captivating boat journey to explore the bays of Nha Trang, comprising 19 large and small islands, each boasting breathtaking beauty. By 10:00, delve into the Preservation Area of Oceanic Creatures at Hon Mun. Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters, indulging in a diving experience to discover coral reefs that have thrived for two centuries, teeming with a variety of precious marine life. Noon marks a visit to Hon Mot Island, where you'll relish a delectable lunch onboard. Post-meal, partake in lively dancing and singing performances alongside fellow global visitors, savoring complimentary fruits and grape wine. By 13:30, you'll arrive at Hon Tam Island, where you can explore the My Nhan Ngu statue and engage in water sports like Jet Skiing, gliding, and volleyball (expenses covered individually). At 15:00, venture into a fishing village to gain insights into the locals' daily lives and hop on a small bamboo boat to navigate through floating rafts. By 16:00, return to Cau Da Pier and transfer back to your hotel. Prepare for an overnight stay at a hotel in Nha Trang.
Day 8

Day 8: NHA TRANG MOTORBIKING TRIPS TO MUI NE CAPE (B/L/-)

Following a delightful breakfast at the hotel, At 8:00, our motorbike adventure sets off towards Mui Ne. Along the journey, we'll make halts at Ca Na and several other picturesque beaches, providing opportunities to pause, capture photographs, or even take a refreshing dip in the sea. Upon reaching Mui Ne, we'll complete the check-in process at the hotel before heading to a local restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon, our motorcycle exploration continues with visits to fishing villages, Hong Stream, Golden Sand Dunes, and Flying Sand Dunes. Here, you can partake in optional outdoor activities for your amusement, such as sand skating or flying a kite. The final destination is Bau Sen, an expansive sand dune that has been a muse for photographers over the years. With the remaining time, feel free to enjoy a bath at Mui Ne Beach and witness the captivating sunset. Prepare for an overnight stay at a hotel in Mui Ne.
Day 9

Day 9: MUI NE MOTORBIKE TOUR TO VUNG TAU VIA PHAN THIET (B/L/-)

Commence the day with breakfast at your hotel and complete the check-out process. Mounting our trusty motorcycles once again, we'll continue our journey along the scenic coastal road, traversing the serene pine forest of Loc An until we reach Binh Chau hot spring. Indulge in a rejuvenating mud bath and unwind by the Hot Spring Lake. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant along the way. In the afternoon, our expedition persists as we ride towards Phuoc Hai hamlet, where the captivating landscape, particularly the stretches of road bordered by mountains and beaches, will leave a lasting impression. En route, we'll explore Minh Dam historical mountain and Long Phuoc Tunnels before finally arriving in Vung Tau. Upon reaching Vung Tau, proceed with the hotel check-in and take some time to relax at your own pace. Prepare for a comfortable overnight stay at a hotel in Vung Tau.
Day 10

Day 10: VUNG TAU MOTORBIKING TOURS BACK TO SAIGON – DEPARTURE (B/L/-)

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel. Following that, you are free to enjoy the beach or explore Vung Tau city at your own pace until it's time to journey back to Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon for your return flight home.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1610 USD 1210 USD 3star
Deluxe 1810 USD 1410 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

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Vietnam North-East Adventure tour to Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Kan

Vietnam North-East Adventure tour to Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Kan – 10 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Lang Son, Cao Bang, Ba Be National Park

Commence and conclude your journey in Hanoi! The Hiking & Trekking tour, titled “Vietnam North-East Adventure tour to Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Kan,” spans 10 days and guides you through Hanoi, Vietnam, along with three additional destinations within the country. This tour package encompasses accommodation in a hotel, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival – Hanoi Sightseeing Tours

Upon your arrival at Hanoi Airport, our tour guide will greet you and facilitate your transfer to the hotel located in the heart of Hanoi. Later in the afternoon, a tour briefing will be conducted, followed by a welcoming dinner featuring delicious Vietnamese cuisine. Rest for the night in Hanoi. Summary: Hotel transfer: Private air-conditioned vehicle – Duration: 45 minutes Meal: Welcome dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Day 2

Day 2: Sightseeing Tours to Lang Son – Trekking Tours to Na Pang Village (That Khe) via Lang Son

Following breakfast at the hotel, our journey leads us northward to Lang Son. Upon reaching Lang Son, we explore Tam Thanh Cave before indulging in a local restaurant for lunch. The adventure continues as we ride towards That Khe, a serene and quaint town. The afternoon ride promises scenic beauty, passing through areas adorned with forested mountains and tranquil tribal villages. By late afternoon, we arrive in That Khe. A delightful trek awaits as we walk to Na Pang Village in the Trang Dinh district of Lang Son. Here, we will have dinner and spend the night with a Tay family in their traditional stilt house. Summary: Transfer: Air-conditioned vehicle – Duration: 5 hours Trek: 10 km – Moderate Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Homestay
Day 3

Day 3: That Khe Trekking Tours to Na Pang Village – Pac Khoang Village – Homestay Tours

Commence the day with breakfast at the homestay. Our trek begins towards Pac Khoang, a village inhabited by the Dzao ethnic minority. Today's journey takes us through picturesque valleys, navigating small paths exclusively utilized by the locals to reach their farms and neighboring villages. We'll traverse small streams and tackle gentle hill slopes. A picnic lunch is arranged along the way, and by approximately 5 pm, we should arrive at Pac Khoang. Tonight, we will share dinner and stay overnight with a welcoming local family. Summary: Transfer: 10 km by van Trek: 16 km – Moderate Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Homestay
Day 4

Day 4: Pac Khoang Village Trekking Adventure Tours to Dong Khe and Na Nieng Village – Homestay Tours at Pac Khoang Village

Commence the day with breakfast, and the trek kicks off around 8:30 am. This morning's trek predominantly descends to Dong Khe, where we'll take a break for lunch. Dong Khe holds historical significance as the site of the first major battle during the initial Indochina War in 1950 between the Viet Minh and the French. The war concluded with a victory for the Viet Minh, symbolized by the heroics of Vo Nguyen Giap. The morning trek follows village roads and jungle trails, offering scenic views of rice and corn fields along valleys. We reach Dong Khe around noon. Following lunch, we resume trekking to Na Nieng Village, the home of the Tay ethnic minority. The afternoon trek is a bit more challenging than the morning, as we encounter uphill terrain. By approximately 5 pm, we arrive at Pac Khoang Village. Tonight, we will share dinner and stay overnight in a local house. Summary: Trek: 16 km – Moderate Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Homestay
Day 5

Day 5: Na Nieng Village Trekking tours to La Village – Homestay Tour at La Village

Commence the day with breakfast at the homestay before embarking on today's adventure. Our trek involves traversing up and down forested limestone mountains to reach La, an enchanting village belonging to the Tay ethnic minority nestled in the valley amidst the splendid mountain ranges. Along the way, we make stops for refreshment in the remote tribal village of Na Nieng, surrounded by lush forests and wildlife encountered during the trek. Conclude the day with dinner and an overnight stay at the homestay. Summary: Trek: 16 km – Moderate Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Homestay
Day 6

Day 6: La Village Trekking Tours to Ta Lung – Cao Bang Adventure Tours

Commence the day with breakfast at the homestay before departing from the village towards Ta Lung, located at the border with China, which is a one-hour journey and part of the dynamic economic zone in Phuc Hoa district, Cao Bang province. Our trek takes us through the jungle, crossing small streams along the way. As we approach Ta Lung, we navigate the Bang Giang River on a bamboo raft. This river, flowing through Cao Bang, concludes at Ta Lung border gate in the Hmong rural commune of Phuc Hoa, southeast of Cao Bang, before returning to Guangxi, China. Lunch is arranged in Ta Lung, followed by a van transfer to Cao Bang Town. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel in Cao Bang and spend the remainder of the day unwinding in a local café or exploring the town. Conclude the day with dinner and an overnight stay in Cao Bang. Summary: Trek: 15 km – Introductory Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Cao Bang
Day 7

Day 7: Cao Bang Adventure Tours to Ba Be National Park.

Commence the day with breakfast in Cao Bang, followed by a transfer to Ba Be National Park, a renowned natural complex in Vietnam primarily encompassing Ba Be Lake, considered the country's largest natural freshwater lake. Situated at an altitude of 150 meters, it holds the distinction of being Vietnam's highest lake above sea level. On the way, make a stop at Cho Ra Town for lunch in a local restaurant before embarking on a leisurely boat trip on the Nang River, entering the picturesque Ba Be Lake. During the boat excursion, we navigate through Puong Cave, a fascinating natural wonder measuring about 30 meters high and 300 meters long, entirely traversing a mountain. A navigable river flows through the cave, creating an engaging three-hour boat journey, with a boat fee of 300,000 VND. Following the boat trip, we reach Pac Ngoi, a village inhabited by the Tay ethnic minority. Conclude the day with dinner and an overnight stay in a local house. Summary: Transfer: 2.5 hours Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Homestay
Day 8

Day 8: Kayaking Tours in Ba Be National Park

Begin the day with breakfast at the homestay. Embark on a brief motorcycle ride to the starting point, where we initiate a short jungle walk. Along the way, there are resting points that offer splendid views of Ba Be Lake. After an hour of trekking, we descend to the lakeshore, cross a bridge to An Ma Island, and explore the island's temple before commencing our kayaking adventure. Leaving the island behind, we paddle to Dau Dang Waterfall, where a picnic lunch awaits in the scenic natural setting of the waterfall. Following lunch, we kayak back to Ba Be Lake. If the weather permits, we can enjoy a refreshing swim in the emerald cool waters of the lake. Paddle back to Pac Ngoi village for another night at the homestay. Summary: Kayaking: 5 hours Trekking: 1 hour Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Homestay
Day 9

Day 9: Ba Be National Park Adventure Tours to Hanoi

Following breakfast, embark on a brief boat journey to the National Park Dock, where we board a van for the return trip to Hanoi. Enjoy lunch en route. Anticipate arriving in Hanoi around 5 pm, check into your hotel, and have the rest of the day at leisure. Tonight, we will gather for a farewell dinner, marking the conclusion of our memorable journey. Spend the night in Hanoi. Summary: Transfer Ba Be – Hanoi: 240 km Boat cruise: 15 minutes Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Day 10

Day 10: Hanoi – Departure

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and have leisure time until you are provided with transportation to the airport for your homeward flight. Summary: Airport transfer: 50 minutes Meals: Breakfast

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 2230 USD 1830 USD 3star
Deluxe 2430 USD 2030 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Travel Facts

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Vietnam - South to North 10 days

Vietnam – South to North 10 days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho, Ben Tre, Da Nang, Hoi An, Hue, Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Hanoi, Halong Bay

Embark on an exciting journey from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi! Explore the wonders of Vietnam with our 10-day Active tour, spanning from the southern to the northern regions. This comprehensive package will lead you through Ho Chi Minh City and 8 other captivating destinations in Vietnam. Your experience will be enhanced with comfortable accommodation in well-selected hotels, the guidance of knowledgeable experts, delicious meals, seamless transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1 HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL

Meals are not provided. Upon reaching Ho Chi Minh City, our team will meet you at the airport and arrange your transfer to the city center for hotel check-in. Feel free to enjoy your leisure time. Your overnight stay will be in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2

Day 2 MEKONG DELTA – MY THO & BEN TRE

Meal inclusive: Breakfast, Lunch. Indulge in the authentic flavors of Vietnam while immersing yourself in the breathtaking scenery that envelops your senses. This excursion offers you the opportunity to explore local factories and witness the craftsmanship behind native products. Interact with the warm-hearted local community and create unforgettable memories on both land and water, as you navigate through the floating fish market and fish farm. Uncover the charm of a hardworking land inhabited by traditional people, providing you with a profound appreciation for life! At 7:30 a.m., our tour guide warmly welcomes you at the Vietnam Adventure Tours office, followed by a comfortable bus transfer to the city of My Tho. Enjoy a 1.5-hour bus journey, engaging in the local activities and marveling at the picturesque green rice paddy fields. Visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, the largest pagoda in the Mekong Delta, before proceeding to My Tho for a boat trip along the Mekong River. Cruise along the river to witness fish cages and floating houses. Navigate through a small canal, escaping the hustle and bustle of the town, and arrive at a coconut island in Ben Tre. Disembark and stroll through the village, pausing at a local family's home to savor tropical fruits, taste honey tea and honey wine, and enjoy Vietnamese traditional music performed by villagers. Embark on a village walk to explore a coconut candy shop, learning the art of candy-making and admiring handicrafts crafted from coconut trees. Wander through the village, capturing the beauty of various fruits, flowers, trees, local houses, and Mekong Delta children, immersing yourself in nature's scenery. Conclude the day with a visit to a local restaurant, where a delightful lunch featuring special Vietnamese dishes awaits under the shade of trees. After lunch, take a half-hour break to explore the village or opt for a bike ride. Travel back on the river to the ferry, then transit to the bus for the return journey to Ho Chi Minh City, arriving at approximately 4:30 p.m. Spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3

Day 3 CU CHI TUNNELS HALF DAY

Meal inclusive: Breakfast At 08:30, we commence our journey from Ho Chi Minh City to the Cu Chi Tunnels, located 60km away. Recognized as a heroic district for its significant role in the anti-American war in Vietnam, Cu Chi has gained legendary status for its extensive tunnel system spanning over 220 km, attracting both local and international visitors. As we traverse through the peacefully rural landscape adorned with rice paddies, observe ducks and water buffalos leisurely swimming in the rivers alongside the road. It's challenging to envision the widespread destruction, damage, and defoliation caused by bombing and mines during the time when Cu Chi served as "A Free Target Zone." The remnants you'll encounter bear witness to the intense battleground that once unfolded in this area. Curious about the sensation of firing an AK-47? A visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels provides you with the opportunity to satisfy that curiosity! By 14:30, the bus will transport you back to Ho Chi Minh City. Spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4

Day 4 DA NANG – HOI AN BY PLANE

Meal inclusive: Breakfast Morning: Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Our skilled driver will then escort you to the airport for your flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival in Da Nang, our dedicated car service will transfer you to Hoi An, approximately a 40-minute drive. Check in at your chosen hotel in Hoi An. Enjoy the freedom to explore the ancient town at your own pace. Take in the sights of the Japanese Bridge, stroll along the Lantern Road, visit traditional tailor shops, and savor local specialties. Additionally, you have the opportunity to witness the mesmerizing sunset at Cua Dai beach. Conclude your day by spending the night in Hoi An.
Day 5

Day 5 BIKING HOI AN VILLAGE WITH ACTIVITIES – HUE

Meal inclusive: Breakfast, Lunch At 8:00, our local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby. From there, embark on a bicycle ride to the residence of a skilled craftsman within the city. Receive a brief introduction to the history, shapes, and colors of the traditional lanterns, along with insights into the various stages of their meticulous crafting. Notably, you'll have the opportunity to participate in decorating and creating your own lantern, which you can take home as a cherished souvenir. Bid farewell to your host as you proceed to the picturesque Tra Que Village, renowned for its vegetable cultivation. Engage with local farmers in the various stages of land preparation, including fertilization with seaweed from the nearby lake. Immerse yourself in activities such as raking, sowing, watering the greens, and harvesting vegetables. A delectable lunch will be served at this charming village. Conclude your visit by cycling back to Hoi An. By 4:00 pm, a private car will transport you on a scenic 3-hour journey to Hue. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and spend the night in this historic city.
Day 6

Day 6 PHONG NHA CAVE

Meal inclusive: Breakfast, Lunch 6:30 am Commence your day at the hotel and set off for Phong Nha Cave. Along the journey, our guide will provide insights into the Holy Land of La Vang (also known as the Minor Basilica), Hien Luong Bridge, and the Ben Hai River. Upon reaching Quang Binh, you will have the opportunity to explore remarkable sites such as Phong Nha Cave and Ke Bang National Park. A satisfying lunch will be served at Xuan Son Boat Station in Phong Nha. 1:00 pm Embark on a boat journey along the Son River to explore Phong Nha Cave, followed by visits to the enchanting Bi Ky Grotto, Cung Dinh Grotto, and Tien Grotto. 3:00 pm Conclude your boat exploration at the station, where a car will pick you up to continue the journey to Hue city via the Ho Chi Minh Trail, passing by Truong Son Martyrs’ Cemetery. 7:30 pm Return to Hue and spend the night in this historical city.
Day 7

Day 7 HUE CITY – HA NOI

Meal inclusive: Breakfast, Lunch Morning: Our bus and guide will rendezvous with you at your Hue hotel, commencing a journey to explore historical and royal sites, including: Minh Mang Tomb Khai Dinh Tomb Witness a Vietnamese Kungfu Performance, showcasing Võ Kinh Vạn An (if feasible) Tu Duc Tomb Conical Hat and Incense-Making Villages. Afternoon: Relish a delightful meal at a local restaurant, featuring a diverse buffet of 50 dishes that encompass Hue's local specialties, Western, and Asian cuisines. Following lunch, our exploration continues to other renowned destinations: Imperial City (Đại Nội) Thien Mu Pagoda (400 years old) Departing from the pagoda, board a dragon boat on the Perfume River. As you cruise, immerse yourself in the refreshing breeze and admire the scenic beauty along the way. The return journey to Hue City will take approximately 30 minutes. 4:30 pm Conclude the tour, return to your hotel for check-out, and then board a flight to the capital, Ha Noi. Evening: Upon arrival in Ha Noi, a car will transfer you to the city center, where you will spend the night.
Day 8

Day 8 HA NOI – HA LONG

Meal inclusive: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Your hotel – Tuan Chau marina - Halong bay - Lunch– Surprising Cave – Titop Island – Sunset party – Dinner – Onboard night activities) Approximately 07:45 – 08:15 Our guide will rendezvous with you at your accommodation. Transportation will be arranged via shuttle bus or private car. Immerse yourself in the serene landscapes as we journey through the countryside, farmlands, and the Red River delta. Capture memorable scenes with your camera. A brief break for comfort. The travel time from Hanoi to Halong Bay is approximately 3 ½ hours. Approximately 12:00 – 12:30 Arrival at Tuan Chau Marina. Receive a warm welcome aboard the cruise. Rejuvenate with our welcome drink and familiarize yourself with the captain and crew during the cruise briefing. Check into your cabin. Take some time to refresh and unwind. Set sail as lunch is served. Join us for a local-style lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area. Afternoon Reach Surprising Cave (Hang Sửng Sốt). Explore the cave and uncover the story behind its intriguing name. Sail towards the Titop Island area. Drop anchor in calm waters surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titop Island for swimming and snorkeling, or embark on a short trek to the island's summit for a panoramic view of Halong Bay. Head back towards the sleeping area. Early evening Ascend to the sundeck to witness the sunset and partake in the Sunset party. It's an ideal moment to make new acquaintances, share your travel experiences, or simply bask in the beauty of the sunset. Indulge in an authentic Vietnamese menu. After dinner, treat yourself to a diverse selection of cocktails at our bar or engage in onboard activities such as book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing.
Day 9

Day 9 HA LONG – HA NOI

Meal inclusive: Breakfast, Lunch (Tai Chi - Breakfast – Luon Cave – Cooking Demonstration – Lunch – Farewell at your hotel) 6:30 am For those who appreciate an early start, we invite you to partake in a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai Chi promotes mental focus and physical conditioning, offering a revitalizing energy boost for the day. 7:00 am – 8:00 am Indulge in a local breakfast served on board. 8:00 am Immerse yourself in the captivating vistas of the Bay and its breathtaking limestone islets as we navigate the tranquil emerald waters towards Luon Cave (Hang Luồn). Opt to explore the cave independently by kayak or enjoy a leisurely bamboo boat ride rowed by local guides. 9:00 am Check out of your cabins at your own pace while our cruise gracefully passes by other scenic highlights in the bay. 10:00 am Participate in a brief Cooking Demonstration, where you'll learn the art of crafting spring rolls, before savoring an early lunch. 12:00 pm Disembark from the cruise upon return to the shore as our crew bids you farewell. Transfer to a minibus or private vehicle for the journey back to Hanoi. Anticipate arrival at your hotel around 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Stay overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 10

Day 10 HA NOI DEPARTURE / SEE YOU AGAIN

Meal inclusive: Breakfast Indulge in a delicious breakfast served at the hotel. Enjoy leisurely moments in Ha Noi until it's time for your transfer to the airport, marking the end of your journey. Until we meet again!

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1195 USD 795 USD 3star
Deluxe 1395 USD 995 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Travel Facts

Q & A : Before You Go

Vietnam at a Glance – 10 Days

Vietnam at a Glance – 10 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta

Embark on an adventure starting from Hanoi and concluding in Ho Chi Minh City! Our 10-day Active tour, “Vietnam at a Glance,” offers a comprehensive package that encompasses Hanoi, Vietnam, and five other captivating destinations. The tour includes accommodations in hotels, flights, guidance from an expert, insurance, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

Arrival in Hanoi marks the beginning of your journey. Your designated driver will be awaiting you at the airport to facilitate a smooth transfer to your centrally located hotel. Upon reaching the hotel, you can check-in and have the rest of the day at your leisure. Note: The hotel room will be ready for check-in by 2:00 pm. If you wish to secure an early check-in, an additional charge may apply. Please be aware that both international and domestic airports can be busy at times. If you encounter any difficulty in finding our representatives, kindly proceed to Pole No.16 outside lobby A2 (for International flights) or the Lobby of domestic arrival (for Domestic flights). Feel free to contact us so that we can promptly locate you.
Day 2

DAY 2: HANOI CITY TOUR

Today is dedicated to a full exploration of the city. Our itinerary begins with a visit to President Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum and residence. A short distance away, the renowned One Pillar Pagoda awaits exploration. Following our time at the President's complex, we proceed to the Temple of Literature (Van Mieu), recognized as Vietnam's inaugural university, despite the existence of several Van Mieu across the country. Following a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, we venture to the Museum of Ethnology. This museum stands out for its comprehensive collection, showcasing the ethnic costumes of Vietnam's diverse minorities. The exhibits also include relics, tools, and life-size replicas of their homes and structures. We conclude our day's exploration and return to the hotel. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Day 3

DAY 3: HANOI - HALONG BAY - NIGHT ON BOARD

8:00 AM: Your hotel in Hanoi will be the starting point for our journey. We embark on a scenic drive to Halong City, passing through picturesque paddy fields in the Red River Delta. 10:00 AM: A brief stop along the way allows for a refreshing break. 12:00 PM: Arrival at Tuan Chau Wharf, where a pause is taken for both refreshment and photography. 12:30 PM: Step aboard the cruise ship, where a welcoming drink awaits. 1:00 PM: Lunch is served as we commence our cruise through the mesmerizing bay. 3:30 PM: Our next destination is the captivating Cua Van fishing village. This unique village is devoid of bustling roads, electric lights, and towering structures, offering a serene setting with clusters of small boats and rafts. It's an opportunity to immerse ourselves in the traditional customs and culture of the local fishermen. 4:30 PM: Weather permitting, you can indulge in kayaking or a refreshing swim. 5:00 PM: Resume cruising through the enchanting surroundings. 7:00 PM: Dinner is served on board. 9:00 PM: Conclude the day with leisure time, whether engaging in friendly conversations at the bar or trying your hand at night fishing. Note: The specific itinerary and activities may vary based on the chosen boat, as outlined in the Hotel Inclusions. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation: Overnight on board
Day 4

DAY 4: HALONG BAY - HANOI - FIGHT TO DANANG

7:00 AM: Begin your day with a serving of coffee and tea. 8:00 AM: The cruise continues, offering more delightful views of the bay. 8:15 AM: Explore the magnificent Sung Sot Cave, a spectacular highlight of the journey. 9:00 AM: Check out from the cruise and enjoy a captivating voyage through Halong Bay, passing by notable landmarks such as Dinh Huong Island, fishing villages, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, and Sail Island. 9:30 AM: Savor a buffet brunch, combining breakfast and lunch, while cruising back through Halong Bay toward the pier. 11:30 AM: Reach the pier, bidding farewell to the crew. 12:00 PM: Depart from Halong and return to Hanoi. Anticipate arrival in Hanoi around 5:00 PM. Transfer to the airport for your late flight to Danang. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Hoian. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian
Day 5

DAY 5: HOIAN - MY SON TOWERS TOUR

At 7:50 AM, we will pick you up from your hotel and commence our journey to My Son. Renowned as one of the preeminent Hindu temple complexes in Southeast Asia, My Son stands as a testament to the rich heritage of Vietnam. Often likened to other historical temple sites in the region, such as Borobodur in Indonesia, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, and Ayutthaya in Thailand, My Son boasts over 20 structures, despite suffering damage during bombing raids in the 1960s. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the site showcases the enduring cultural significance of Vietnam. Following our exploration of My Son, we will head to the boat station for a serene boat trip along the Thu Bon River. This journey offers a glimpse into the daily lives of local residents and a chance to relish the refreshing river breeze. Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty lining the river. We will arrive in Hoian in the early afternoon, granting you ample free time to discover the charms of the ancient town. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian
Day 6

DAY 6: HOIAN - HUE SCENIC TRAIN JOURNEY

Enjoy a leisurely morning at your own pace. In the afternoon, proceed to the station to board the day train bound for Hue. Revel in the picturesque landscapes unfolding along the Hai Van Pass during the journey. By late afternoon, you will reach Hue, where our team will transfer you to the hotel, providing you with the opportunity to unwind and explore at your leisure. Note*: The train ride is not just a means of transportation but also a delightful local experience. Restrooms are available at both ends of the carriages. Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Day 7

DAY 7: HUE CITY TOUR - FLIGHT TO SAIGON

08:00: Hotel pickup. Embark on a comprehensive exploration of Hue city throughout the day. Morning: Begin the day with visits to the Old Imperial City, the Flag Tower, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the vibrant Dong Ba Market. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon: Continue your journey with tours of the Minh Mang and Khai Dinh Royal Tombs. Delve into the local culture with visits to a Conical Hat Village and an Incense Stick Village. Conclude the day with a transfer to the airport for your late afternoon flight to Saigon. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
Day 8

DAY 8: SAIGON CITY + CU CHI TUNNELS TOUR

At 7:40, our team will pick you up from your hotel, and we will head out of town to explore the Cu Chi Tunnels. This intricate underground network stretches approximately 200 kilometers, initially dug by the Viet Minh and later expanded by the Viet Cong. The tunnels served various purposes, including hospitals, accommodation, schools, and a military base for the Viet Cong near Saigon. In the late afternoon, we will transfer to Saigon for a half-day city tour. Our tour highlights the best of Saigon, visiting the historic Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum. We'll also explore the architectural gems of the French colonial era, such as Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office. Following the city tour, you'll have free time for leisure or shopping at the nearby Ben Thanh Market. Airport transfer for a late flight to Danang. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Hoian. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
Day 9

DAY 9: SAIGON – MEKONG ADVENTURE

Between 7:40 AM and 8:10 AM, our team will pick you up from your hotel for a journey to Ben Tre. Upon reaching Ham Luong dock, we'll board the boat and cruise along the Ham Luong River, a tributary to the Mekong River. The refreshing breeze from the river and the lush tropical islands along its banks will immediately captivate you as we embark on an exploration of the wonders ahead. During the visit, you'll have the opportunity to observe various local workplaces showcasing ageless techniques in crafting, including the production of activated charcoal, dried coconut, handy coconut husk brooms, and family businesses utilizing coir (coconut fiber) to create intricate art. Explore the village roads on a "Xe Lôi," the local motorized rickshaw. Cap off your day with a delightful and hearty lunch at a local host's house. Enjoy a break, savoring the picturesque countryside or opt for a cycling adventure around the village. Visit a local fruit plantation, indulge in seasonal fresh fruits, and relax as you are rowed in a small boat through the natural canals, immersing yourself in the area's breathtaking beauty. Embark on the sampan and return to the dock, then travel back to Saigon. Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
Day 10

DAY 10: SAIGON DEPARTURE

Today, you have free time until we arrange your transfer to the airport for your departure flight. This concludes your journey! Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: N/A

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1280 USD 880 USD 3star
Deluxe 1480 USD 1080 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

Indochina Royal Travel practices a thorough, realistic Responsible Travel Policy, full details of which can be found in our website – Click here.

Travel Facts

Q & A : Before You Go

Vietnam Foodie's Paradise ( Hanoi/Halong Bay/ Hoi An /Mekong Delta)

Vietnam Foodie’s Paradise ( Hanoi/Halong Bay/ Hoi An /Mekong Delta) 10 Days

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What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay

Embark on a culinary journey that begins in Ho Chi Minh City and concludes in Hanoi! Delve into the delectable world of Vietnamese cuisine with the Vietnam Foodie’s Paradise tour (Hanoi/Halong Bay/Hoi An/Mekong Delta). This 10-day tour package encompasses Ho Chi Minh City and four other captivating destinations in Vietnam. Enjoy a stay in well-appointed hotels, benefit from expert guidance, savor mouthwatering meals, experience seamless transportation, and more. Immerse yourself in the rich flavors and culinary delights that Vietnam has to offer.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: WELCOME TO VIET NAM - HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL

Commence your journey with your arrival in Vietnam. A dedicated private driver will warmly welcome you at the airport and accompany you to the hotel in a private vehicle. Complete the check-in process at the hotel, allowing yourself to recover from any travel fatigue. Take a leisurely stroll through the captivating streets of the city, where historical allure, architectural wonders, and a plethora of diverse products adorn the surroundings. After a day of personal exploration, retreat to the hotel for a restful night's sleep.
Day 2

Day 2: THE SOUTHERN FOOD TASTE

At 9:00 AM, embark on our journey with a tour of the Nguyen Thien Thuat backstreet – a Vibrant Quarter of Saigon. Navigate through a street that preserves the architectural charm from the 1960s. The avenue is adorned with stores of skilled Vietnamese guitar craftsmen, showcasing high-quality instruments. Explore the diverse array of eateries lining the street, and observe the bustling life in the mass residential apartment buildings. Engage in captivating street photography capturing the lively essence of Saigon. The route commences at Nguyen Thien Thuat street and concludes at Ban Co market. Don't miss the opportunity to savor exquisite Vietnamese "chè" (desserts made from beans, sticky rice, and coconut milk). By 10:00 AM, proceed to District 10 and 5, meandering through more distinctive residential apartment buildings. Experience the unique lifestyle of Saigon through vibrant streets teeming with shops, street food stalls, and passing rickshaws. At 11:30 AM, stroll along Hai Thuong Lang Ong & Trieu Quang Phuc streets, known as the Traditional Medicine Streets in Chinatown. Immerse yourself in an area dotted with traditional clinics and herbal medicine stores. Indulge in the herbal aroma as you witness shop owners tending to their businesses. Explore the Thien Hau Temple, a sacred place where the Chinese community venerates the Heavenly Queen, a significant deity in their culture. By noon, savor a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, with a return to the hotel around 1:00 PM.
Day 3

Day 3: CRUISING ON MEKONG DELTA (B/L)

(Commencing at 7:20 AM – Concluding around 5:30 PM) Commence your day with a 7:20 AM hotel pick-up. Embark on an enriching journey to the Mekong Delta after indulging in a wholesome breakfast. Depart for My Tho, a charming town situated on the left bank of the Mekong River. Begin your adventure by boarding a sampan and cruising along the river, navigating the captivating Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise islands. Pause at Unicorn Island, where you can stroll along country lanes, explore orchards, relish tropical fruits, and immerse yourself in the local folk songs performed by talented residents. Take a visit to a fruit plantation for an insightful experience. Embark on a serene hand-rowed sampan ride through Thoi Son canal, allowing yourself to bask in the countryside's natural beauty. Visit a family-owned business, explore a honey-bee farm, and partake in a workshop on crafting honey tea and coconut candy. Savor a delectable lunch at a local restaurant, followed by a refreshing break. In the afternoon, engage in a cycling expedition around Tan Thach village. Connect with local villagers to gain firsthand insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta. For those not participating in the cycling excursion, unwind in a hammock and relish the cool breeze. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4

Day 4: TRAVEL FROM HO CHI MINH TO HOI AN (B)

Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel and enjoy some leisure time at your own pace. Later, a private cab will be arranged to transfer you to the airport, where you'll be prepared for your upcoming flight to Hoi An. (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 5

Day 5: IMMERSE YOURSELF IN HOI AN CUISINE (B/L)

Embark on our enchanting Hoi An food tour as the sun sets, guiding you through local cafes, food stalls, bustling markets, and authentic restaurants, offering a delightful culinary adventure to cherish. Our first stop introduces you to a local bakery renowned for crafting the most delectable banh mi in town for over two decades. Using the freshest local ingredients, they've perfected this scrumptious sandwich, igniting your taste buds and preparing them for the diverse flavors that lie ahead. Transitioning from one local favorite to another, we'll join locals at a cozy eatery. Perched on the iconic small plastic chairs, indulge in the flavors of BBQ pork rolled with rice paper and fresh herbs. Accompanied by the quintessential soya dipping sauce, this dish stands out as a highlight in the local food scene, an absolute essential to savor. Our gastronomic journey in Hoi An unfolds in the heart of the city as we head to the central market. Here, a myriad of street hawkers and food stalls beckon with a captivating array of local produce, featuring fresh noodles, sweet jelly, seasonal fruits, and live seafood. Your well-informed local guide will navigate you through this vibrant tapestry of ingredients, sharing insights into the popular dishes of Hoi An and the cultural significance of these culinary delights in central Vietnam.
Day 6

Day 6: GREETINGS FROM THE CAPITAL (B)

Enjoy a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Subsequently, board a flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, complete the hotel check-in process, and take advantage of your free time to rejuvenate and regain your energy. (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 7

Day 7: A TASTE OF STREET FOOD IN HANOI (B/D)

At 5:45 PM: Commence the tour with a hotel pick-up. At 6:00 PM: Present the tour itinerary and embark on a journey around the 36 ancient streets in the Old Quarter to savor a diverse array of street foods. By 7:30 PM: Traverse the Ho Chi Minh Complex for sightseeing, making a stop by the side of West Lake to indulge in street food and drinks. At 8:15 PM: Ride past the iconic Long Bien Bridge for scenic views and photo opportunities. Continue the journey around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, with stops at notable landmarks such as the Opera House, Metropole Legend Hotel, Hoan Kiem Lake, and the Big Church. By 9:20 PM: Head to a local coffee spot to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere and enjoy a refreshing beverage.
Day 8

Day 8: DISCOVER THE NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD (B/L)

In the morning, complete the check-out process at the hotel and await pick-up by the cruise. Embark on a picturesque route leading to Halong Bay, passing through the Red River Delta adorned with expansive rice paddies of vibrant green. Upon reaching Halong, delight in a cruise across the bay to marvel at the limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After the bay exploration, relish a delectable seafood lunch. The journey continues with a visit to the renowned limestone cave in Ha Long Bay. Here, you can engage in activities such as kayaking or swimming, providing an opportunity to approach the floating villages and shops. As the evening approaches, return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by leisure time. You can choose to participate in onboard activities or unwind at your own pace. Overnight on the cruise ( Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 9

Day 9: HA LONG BAY FISHING VILLAGE AND BACK TO HANOI

Begin your day by either participating in a Tai Chi session or savoring a substantial breakfast. The boat will cruise back to the port, making a stop at the Limestone Cave adorned with impressive stalagmites and stalactites. Subsequently, enjoy a smooth journey back to the main harbor, reaching Hanoi around 17:00. The remainder of the day is yours to spend at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi. ( Meals: breakfast, lunch)
Day 10

Day 10: BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WARMEST THANK YOU - HA NOI DEPARTURE (B)

Enjoy a nourishing breakfast on the last day of your journey. Conclude the check-out process at the hotel, and take the opportunity to explore local markets, acquiring souvenirs for your dear ones. Subsequently, prepare for departure and catch your flight back home. The trip concludes. (Meals: breakfast)

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1001 USD 601 USD 3star
Deluxe 1201 USD 801 USD 4star
INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Meals as mentioned in the program..
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Entry permit or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

Responsible Travel

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