duration: 9 Days

Vietnam Family Fun In 9 Days - Ho Chi Minh / Hoi An / Hanoi / Halong Bay

Vietnam Family Fun In 9 Days – Ho Chi Minh / Hoi An / Hanoi / Halong Bay

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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, Hanoi, Halong Bay

Commence your journey from Ho Chi Minh City and conclude in Hanoi! Embark on the Vietnam Family Fun In 9 Days adventure, covering Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hanoi, and Halong Bay. This 9-day tour package encompasses hotel accommodation, flights, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and additional amenities as part of the experience.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL

Commence your journey upon reaching Vietnam. A personal chauffeur will be present at the airport to greet you and transport you to the hotel. Complete the check-in process and take some time to rest following your flight.If your arrival is in the early afternoon, consider leisurely strolling through the city streets. The vicinity is adorned with historical charm, architectural wonders, and an array of local products.Immerse yourself in the dynamic and nostalgic fusion of history and contemporary life in Vietnam's most populous city.Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2

Day 2: EXPLORE MYSTERIOUS CU CHI TUNNELS - GROUP TOUR (B)

Enjoy your breakfast and rendezvous with your guide between 8:30-8:45 at the hotel lobby. Embark on a journey to the Cu Chi Tunnels, with the travel time lasting approximately one and a half hours by car. Upon arrival, before delving into the tunnels, you'll receive a brief introduction and watch a video detailing the construction of the tunnels and the resilience of people during wartime conditions.Subsequently, explore the remaining area and tunnel systems, discovering specially designed living spaces with kitchens and bedrooms alongside other martial facilities like storage areas, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers. These facilities catered to the basic needs of those residing in the tunnels. Additionally, intricate hidden trap doors and perilous traps were strategically placed within the labyrinthine tunnels for security purposes during the war. Following the exploration, indulge in a serving of special tea and cassava, the guerrilla's food during that era.Take a break to relax or for those interested, experience shooting a real gun. By 18:30-19:00, you'll return to your hotel.Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3

Day 3: STEP BACK IN TIME AT HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B)

Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel as you prepare for your flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang Airport. Upon arrival, our dedicated driver will be waiting at the airport to facilitate your transfer to Hoi An. Check in at the hotel and take some time to unwind either at your resort or on the picturesque beach.In the evening, consider exploring the enchanting Old Town, which undergoes a magical transformation with an array of lights and lanterns. Notably, Hoi An is a significant hub for silk lantern craftsmanship and trade. Each establishment is adorned with a few lanterns outside, but the true spectacle lies in the lantern market.Following a leisurely stroll through the market, make your way to the outdoor traditional theater. Here, you'll be treated to performances by Vietnamese folk dancers and musicians presenting traditional pieces. The theater, located on Nguyen Thai Hoc street, operates from 9 pm to 10 pm and is open to the public, providing an engaging experience even if only for a brief stop. Before retiring to your hotel, participate in the tradition of lighting a candle box and placing it in the water. Along the canal banks, local children often offer candles to passersby – take a moment to make a wish.Stay overnight in the charming town of Hoi An.
Day 4

Day 4: BE A LANTERN MAKER IN HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B/L)

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel and prepare for a captivating lantern-making session. Lanterns hold significant symbolism in Hoi An and play a pivotal role in the local culture. Seize the opportunity to learn the art of crafting these beautiful lanterns. Your guide will rendezvous with you at the hotel at 8 am, and together, you'll cycle through the town to the workshop of a skilled craftsman.Here, you'll receive an introduction to the history of lanterns and their significance in making Hoi An unique. Witness a demonstration on crafting a lantern before getting hands-on experience to create your own, serving as a memorable keepsake.Following the lantern-making lesson, take the time to explore Hoi An at your own pace, focusing on your interests. This ancient town boasts Japanese merchant houses, pagodas, temples, and antique warehouses. Alternatively, relax in a serene riverside café along the banks of the Thu Bon River, soaking in the laid-back atmosphere.
Day 5

Day 5: MEET THE TRANQUIL CAPITAL OF VIETNAM (B)

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel and savor some leisure time before your evening flight to Hanoi. Upon landing in Hanoi, our designated driver will be there to greet you and facilitate your transfer to the hotel. Take the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate after your journey.Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6

Day 6: GETAWAY FROM BIG CITIES WITH BAVI ECOTOUR - GROUP TOUR (B/L)

08:00 – Embark on your journey to Ri village in Ba Vi. After a scenic drive of 1.5 hours, you will reach Mr. Duoc’s residence, where a refreshing welcome drink awaits you.10:00 – Explore the 30-year-old tea plantation in Ri Village, a serene and verdant locale offering picturesque views of the village. This tea plantation holds significant importance as a key supplier of tea products for the entire northern region of Vietnam. Engage in the tea harvesting process with a local family, gaining insights into selecting the finest tea leaves for crafting Vietnam's traditional tea. Mr. Duoc, a Vietnam War veteran and the proprietor of the expansive tea farm, will share his expertise in handling raw tea leaves and guide you through the art of producing high-quality green tea. Enjoy captivating stories from the host's experiences during the Vietnam War, accompanied by a delightful tea session featuring green lentils or lotus seeds crafted by his family.11:15 – Drive approximately 10 minutes to Moc Village and visit another welcoming host family, where Mrs. Chin will conduct a cooking class. Immerse yourself in the preparation of authentic Vietnamese dishes, culminating in the enjoyment of the lunch you have personally cooked.12:30 – Share a delectable lunch with the host's family and take a short break after the satisfying meal.
Day 7

Day 7: CRUISE IN THE NATURAL WONDER OF THE WORLD (B/L/D) - sharing cruise

In the morning, complete the check-out process at the hotel and await your pick-up by the cruise. Your scheduled pick-up time is between 7:30-8:00 am. Embark on the most picturesque route to Halong Bay, traversing the Red River Delta adorned with emerald green rice paddies. Upon reaching Halong, board a cruise to embark on an exploration of the captivating limestone rocks and karst grottoes.Following your bay exploration, indulge in a delectable seafood lunch. Subsequently, visit the renowned limestone cave in Ha Long Bay, where you'll have the opportunity to engage in activities such as kayaking or swimming. This allows you to experience the proximity of the floating villages and shops. As the evening approaches, return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by leisure time. You may also partake in the boat's scheduled activities.Stay overnight on the cruise.
Day 8

Day 8: WAKE UP WITH THE DRAGON IN HALONG BAY (B/L)

Awaken early to partake in a Tai Chi session or simply relish a wholesome breakfast. The boat will commence its journey back to the port, making a stop at the Limestone Cave, adorned with impressive stalagmites and stalactites. Following this, the boat will sail back to the main harbor, and you will subsequently return to Hanoi by approximately 17:00. Enjoy your free time at leisure.Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 9

Day 9: BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WAMEST THANK YOU - HANOI DEPARTURE (B)

Enjoy a day of leisure in Hanoi, exploring at your own pace, until our driver (without a tour guide) arrives at the hotel lobby to transport you to Noi Bai International Airport for your return flight home.End of the journey. Until we meet again!

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1169 USD769USD3star
Deluxe1369 USD969 USD4star
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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Vietnam Beach Fun Holiday in 9 Days - Ho Chi Minh / Dalat / Nha Trang

Vietnam Beach Fun Holiday in 9 Days – Ho Chi Minh / Dalat / Nha Trang

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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, Dalat, Nha Trang

Commence your journey from Ho Chi Minh City and conclude it in Nha Trang! Embark on the Explorer tour, the 9-day Vietnam Coastal Adventure, spanning Ho Chi Minh City, Dalat, and Nha Trang. This comprehensive tour package encompasses accommodation in quality hotels, flights, the guidance of an experienced tour leader, delicious meals, seamless transportation, and additional perks as part of the package.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Welcome to Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Commence your journey in Vietnam by arriving in Ho Chi Minh City. Upon your arrival at the airport, a dedicated chauffeur will be awaiting you, brandishing a signboard bearing your name. This professional will accompany you to your lodging situated in the vibrant center of the city. Feel free to immerse yourself in the local surroundings at your leisure or unwind at the hotel following your flight.Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2

Day 2: Excursion To The Mighty Mekong Delta (B/L)

Commence your morning with a nourishing breakfast before embarking on a journey to the Mekong Delta. Your guide will greet you in the hotel lobby around 7:15-7:30 am, and together, you'll venture to My Tho, nestled on the left bank of the Mekong River.Upon arrival, board a sampan and cruise along the river, exploring the enchanting Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise islands. Pause at Unicorn Island, stroll through quaint country lanes, and admire the orchards. Explore fruit plantations, relish tropical fruits, and savor the melodic tunes of local folk songs.Embark on a hand-rowed sampan excursion through Thoi Son canal, immersing yourself in the picturesque countryside. Visit family workshops, a honey-bee farm, and indulge in the flavors of honey tea and coconut candies.Recharge with a traditional Vietnamese lunch before cycling through Tan Thach village, interacting with local villagers to gain a firsthand experience of daily life in the Mekong Delta. If cycling isn't your preference, unwind in a hammock, enjoying the refreshing breeze. Subsequently, return to your accommodation.Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3

Day 3: Travel From Ho Chi Minh To Da Lat (B) - Flight Included

Savor the final moments in Ho Chi Minh City before your designated driver accompanies you to the airport for your flight to Dalat. Upon arrival at Dalat Airport, your driver will be there to greet you and convey you to your lodging in the heart of the city. The remaining time is yours to enjoy at your own pace.
Day 4

Day 4: Exploring The City Of Thousands Flowers (B/L)

Dalat is renowned as a city of blossoms and everlasting spring. Today, you'll venture into the most picturesque corners of this charming town. Begin your day with a delightful breakfast and rendezvous with your guide in the hotel lobby. Proceed to Robin Hill, offering a panoramic vista of the city's beauty. For an added thrill, consider taking the cable car for a 300-meter descent down the hill. Upon reaching the base, continue your exploration with a leisurely stroll along the famed Tuyen Lam Lake, leading to the flower garden atop Phoenix Hill.Indulge in a satisfying lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, a visit to the Bao Dai King's Summer Palace awaits. Nestled in the midst of a pine forest, this art deco-style palace was constructed for the last Vietnamese emperor, Bao Dai. Following the palace tour, return to your hotel.Stay overnight in Dalat.
Day 5

Day 5: Travel From Dalat To Nha Trang (B)

Enjoy your morning meal, and your chauffeur will be ready at your hotel to transport you to Nha Trang. The journey is estimated to take around 3 hours. Once you reach Nha Trang, complete the check-in process at your chosen hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to unwind at Nha Trang beach, conveniently situated in the heart of the city.Stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 6

Day 6: Discover The Islands Of Nha Trang Bay (B/L)

Indulge in a morning meal at your hotel before being transported to Nha Trang port.Embark on a cruise towards the island, where you can engage in swimming and snorkeling to witness the vibrant underwater realm and coral reefs. Following the aquatic adventure, return to the boat and sail to the fishing village for a delectable seafood lunch.In the afternoon, explore another coral bay for leisurely swimming and relaxation on the beach. Subsequently, return to the harbor around 15:00 and then back to your hotel.Stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 7

Day 7: Cherish Your Leisure in Nha Trang (B)

Enjoy leisurely moments in Nha Trang, a top-tier beach retreat in Vietnam offering a plethora of activities. Embark on a boat excursion to the islands, explore city attractions, partake in various water sports, indulge in a mud spa experience, or simply unwind on the sun-soaked tropical beach.Stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 8

Day 8: Cherish Your Leisure in Nha Trang (B)

Take advantage of additional moments of relaxation in Nha Trang.Stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 9

Day 9: Time To Say Goodbye -Nha Trang Departure (B)

Savor a nourishing breakfast on the concluding day of your journey. Conclude the check-out process at the hotel, and seize the opportunity to explore local markets for acquiring souvenirs for your dear ones. Subsequently, your designated driver will facilitate your transfer to the airport for your homeward-bound flight.End of the Journey.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1088USD688 USD3star
Deluxe1288 USD888 USD4star
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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Best of Northern Vietnam 9 days 8 nights

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What's Included?

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

Summary

Hanoi, Ba Be National Park, Ha Giang, Dong Van, Cao Bang, Lang Son, Halong Bay, Cat Ba Island

Embark on a journey that commences and concludes in Hanoi! The Best of Northern Vietnam 9 days 8 nights is an active tour package spanning 9 days, guiding you through Hanoi and 7 other captivating destinations in Vietnam. This inclusive package features accommodations in hotels, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi - Ba Be National Park (L/D)

Your guide and driver will rendezvous with you at your Hanoi hotel. The expedition commences as you bid farewell to the cityscape, traversing the rolling landscapes adorned with tea plantations and idyllic villages along the route. This initial encounter introduces you to the charm of rural Vietnam, providing a glimpse of what lies ahead in the coming days. The journey to Ba Be is anticipated to conclude in the mid to late afternoon, contingent upon the road conditions and traffic. Upon arrival at Mr. Linh’s Homestay, you'll have leisure time to wander or unwind by the tranquil lake.Highlighted features and activities: Ba Be Lake, a 2 - 3 km trekAccommodation: Mr. Linh HomestayMeals: Lunch, dinner
Day 2

Day 2: Ba Be lake - Na Hang - Ha Giang (B/L/D)

Ba Be National Park is centered around the expansive expanse of Ba Be Lake, a singular continuous water reservoir despite its name implying three lakes. Technically, it comprises three smaller lakes. Today's exploration involves a boat excursion around the lake, offering the optimal perspective to unveil the park's splendor. En route, there will be halts at hill tribe villages, culminating in a visit to the Dau Dang Waterfall. Following a brief descent to the waterfall, you'll embark on a trek to Na Hang Lake, breaking for lunch along the trail. Post-lunch, the journey continues on the boat, meandering along the river to Bac Me, where your driver awaits to transport you to Ha Giang. The evening unfolds with dinner and an overnight stay in a homestay in Ha Giang.Highlighted features and activities: Dau Dang waterfall, Na Hang, Bac Me, a 3-5 km trekAccommodation: Mr. Doan's HomestayMeals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 3

Day 3: Trekking in Ha Giang (B, L, D)

Embark on a captivating trek today, navigating the breathtaking landscapes for approximately five to six hours towards Nam Hong Village. The trail offers mesmerizing panoramas of rice terraces, mountains, and bamboo forests. Encounter locals from diverse ethnic minority communities along the way, such as the Man and Ta Pan Dao. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the scenic surroundings before progressing to the secluded village of Ta Pan Man. Witness farmers cultivating the fields, and perhaps engage in some hands-on experience with their agricultural activities. Return to the homestay in the village for a hearty dinner and an overnight stay.Highlighted features and activities: Nam Hong village, Ta Pan Dao, Ta Pan Man, a 15 - 17 km trekAccommodation: Mr. Doan's HomestayMeals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 4

Day 4: Ha Giang - Dong Van ( B/L/D)

Due to the region being under military supervision, obtaining a travel permit in Ha Giang is a prerequisite, and your guide will assist you in this process. Subsequently, you'll embark on a scenic journey traversing through a sequence of dizzying and striking mountain passes en route to Dong Van. A lunch break awaits you in the quaint mountain town of Tam Son. Continuing, you'll pass through an expansive pine forest to explore the Hmong King's Palace, a historical structure constructed by Vuong Chinh Duc during his collaboration with the French. By approximately 18:00, you'll reach Dong Van, where dinner will be served at a local restaurant, and your overnight stay arranged in a hotel.Highlighted features and activities: Dong Van, King's Palace, a 2 - 3 km trekAccommodation: Hoa Cuong HotelMeals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 5

Day 5: Dong Van - Meo Vac - Cao Bang (B, L, D

Following breakfast, on a Sunday, a visit to Dong Van Market is in store, providing an opportunity to witness the vibrant local trade where residents from nearby villages gather to exchange fresh produce and handcrafted items. Following this, a trip to the well-preserved French fortress, Pu Lo, built in 1980 and inhabited until 1945, is on the agenda. The journey continues along the awe-inspiring Ma Pi Leng Pass, situated at an elevation of 2000 meters, offering unparalleled panoramic views of valleys, rice terraces, and hemp fields. Descending into the Meo Vac valley, the road leads to Bao Lac for lunch. Post-lunch, the expedition proceeds to Cao Bang, where accommodation has been arranged for the night at a hotel.Highlighted features and activities: Pu Lo fortress, Ma Pi Leng Pass, a 2 - 3 km trekAccommodation: Thanh Loan HotelMeals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 6

Day 6: Ban Gioc Waterfall - Lang Son (B, L, D)

Following breakfast, embark on a journey to Ban Gioc Waterfall, a majestic natural wonder nestled on the border between China and Vietnam. Located 85km from Cao Bang, the route showcases captivating landscapes. Ban Gioc stands as one of Vietnam's largest and most awe-inspiring waterfalls. A delightful picnic lunch awaits you. Following this, explore Nguom Ngao, an expansive cave adorned with captivating rock formations on walls and ceilings. Return to Cao Bang and proceed to Lang Son. Enjoy some leisure time before dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel in Lang Son.Highlighted features and activities: Ban Gioc waterfall, Nguom Ngao Cave, a 2 - 3 km trekAccommodation: Vi's Boutique HotelMeals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 7

Day 7: Lang Son - Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Embark on the Ultimate North Vietnam Experience, venturing from Lang Son to Ha Long Bay with a scenic four-hour drive. Upon arrival, board a boat to immerse yourself in the breathtaking surroundings while savoring a delectable Vietnamese lunch. Cruise past the key attractions of Ha Long Bay, and in the afternoon, drop anchor to explore the mesmerizing Sung Sot (Surprising) Cave. Take the opportunity to kayak or swim, and unwind on deck as the sunset paints the sky. A delightful dinner awaits, followed by your choice of activities—be it drinks, karaoke, or fishing.Highlighted features and activities: Ha Long Bay, Surprising Cave, a 2 - 3 km trekAccommodation: Apricot CruiseMeals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 8

Day 8: Halong Bay - Cat Ba Island (B, L, D)

Embark on the Ultimate North Vietnam Experience with a kayaking adventure in Halong Bay, Vietnam.For early risers, the sunrise over Ha Long Bay is a breathtaking spectacle. Travel by boat to Gia Luan Harbour on Cat Ba Island, then drive through Cat Ba National Park, immersing yourself in the tropical flora and fauna. At Ben Beo Harbour, take a boat trip through Lan Ha Bay, exploring Cai Beo Village—one of the oldest floating villages in Vietnam. Check into a bungalow at Cat Ong Beach, relish lunch in the beach restaurant, and enjoy free time in the afternoon. Engage in activities like kayaking, football, or volleyball, or opt for a leisurely exploration of the island. A picturesque walk up the mountain provides panoramic views of Monkey Island and Lan Ha Bay. If luck is on your side, you might catch a glimpse of monkeys playing on the beach. Spend the night in the comfort of a bungalow.Highlighted features and activities: Cat Ba National Park, Lan Ha Bay, a 2 - 3 km trekAccommodation: Bungalow in Cat Ong IslandMeals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 9

Day 9: Cat Ba Island - Ha Noi (B, L)

Embark on the Ultimate North Vietnam Experience with a stay at Monkey Island Resort.For those who enjoy morning activities, kickstart your day with beach exercises or a refreshing dip in the sea before relishing breakfast. Following breakfast, board a boat back to Cat Ba town and then catch a bus to Gia Luan Pier. From there, embark on another boat journey to return to Ha Long Bay. This boat will take you along a different route, providing another opportunity to appreciate the stunning islets and dramatic scenery. Upon reaching Ha Long Bay, drive back to Hanoi, where your memorable journey concludes.Highlighted features and activities: Cat Ba town, Halong Bay, HanoiAccommodation: Not includedMeals: Breakfast, lunch

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1393 USD993 USD3star
Deluxe1593 USD1193 USD4star
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.

Q & A : Before You Go

Vietnam Highlights

Vietnam Highlights 9 Days

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What's Included?

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

Summary

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

Commence your journey in Hanoi and conclude in Ho Chi Minh City! Embark on the Vietnam Highlights, a 9-day tour package that will guide you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and five additional destinations in the country. This comprehensive experience encompasses accommodation, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Airport pick up – Hotel check in (Meal: No)

Greetings to Vietnam! Our dedicated driver will be waiting for your arrival at Noi Bai Airport, ready to transfer you to a hotel situated in the heart of Hanoi's Old Quarter.Upon arrival, relish a refreshing welcome drink and proceed with the check-in process at the hotel.Take advantage of your free time to explore the lively streets of Hanoi's Old Quarter, immersing yourself in the local culture and savoring the delicious offerings from street food vendors.Hotel check-in is available from 13:00 onwards.Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Hanoi.Inclusion: Private airport pick-up; Accommodation at a Hanoi hotel.
Day 2

DAY 2: HANOI – TAM COC – HOA LU - HANOI (B/L/-) - Group tour

A journey of approximately 90 kilometers south from Hanoi will transport you to Ninh Binh, the location of one of the ancient capital cities of Vietnam before Hanoi assumed its prominent role in the 11th century. This region boasts numerous renowned landscapes, including the Tam Coc Caves and the Hoa Lu ancient capital, housing ancient temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le who ruled in the 10th century. Your exploration of Ninh Binh commences with a boat excursion in Tam Coc, where remarkable limestone karsts emerge from the lush green paddy fields, reminiscent of Guilin in China and Vietnam's Halong Bay. This captivating scenery has earned the moniker "Halong-bay-on-land." Return to your hotel in Hanoi later in the day for an overnight stay.
Day 3

DAY 3: HANOI - HALONG/ LAN HA BAY - OVERNIGHT ON BOARD (B/L/D) - Group tour

Embarking from Hanoi at 8 AM, we set our course to the East for a journey of over 3 hours to Halong Bay, a jewel in the Gulf of Tonkin and a UNESCO-designated Natural World Heritage site since 1994. En route, the road traverses the Red River delta, adorned with verdant paddy fields and quaint rural villages where diligent farmers toil away at their agricultural pursuits, tending to ploughing buffaloes or planting seedlings. Upon reaching Halong, we board a spacious vessel to cruise through the bay, unraveling the breathtaking beauty of this "Descending Dragon" bay, sculpted by thousands of uniquely shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. Following a delectable seafood lunch served on board, we have the opportunity to explore the Surprising Grotto, engage in swimming or kayaking, pass by floating villages, and approach islets to appreciate their beauty up close. As the day unfolds, we return to the boat for a late afternoon dinner. The evening invites participation in onboard activities or relaxation at your own pace. Overnight on the boat in proximity to Titov Beach.Please be aware that the program may undergo slight variations depending on the specific cruise chosen.
Day 4

DAY 4: HALONG/ LAN HA BAY – HANOI – DANANG – HOI AN (B/L/-) - Group tour

Following breakfast, embark on a boat excursion to Luon Cave, a captivating ring-shaped pool nestled inside an island in Halong Bay, boasting an absolutely serene landscape and emerald waters. Return to the Halong Wharf, traversing the most densely populated area with numerous islands, each with distinctive names such as the Cock-Fighting Rock, Sail Island, Incense Burner Rock, or Sea Dog Rock. Reach Halong Wharf around 11:00.Hop onto the shuttle bus for the return journey to Hanoi. En route, our driver will be waiting to seamlessly continue the transfer to Noi Bai International Airport for a brief flight to Danang.Upon arrival at the airport, a warm welcome awaits, and you'll be transferred along the scenic coast to reach the charming Hoi An Ancient Town for check-in.Enjoy an overnight stay in Hoi An.
Day 5

DAY 5: HOI AN – HALF DAY CITY (B/-/-) - Group tour

Following breakfast at the hotel, embark on a fascinating stroll across the tile-roofed Japanese Bridge, explore the serene Chinese Assembly Halls, and revel in the charm of historic houses like Tan Ky and Phung Hung, not to forget the iconic Japanese Bridge. Subsequently, consider pausing at shrines or meandering through the market situated along the banks of the Thu Bon River. Here, you may experience the same enchantment felt by artists who perceive the rooftops of Hoi An as a magical realm exuding Oriental charm and serving as a wellspring of inspiration. Hoi An is also a delightful town for indulging in lantern shopping, acquiring soft silk or raw silk, or even having your clothing tailored within a day. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the town independently or opt for a leisurely cycle ride (Bike rental at the guest's expense) along the scenic Thu Bon River to Cua Dai Beach. Enjoy an overnight stay in Hoi An.
Day 6

DAY 6: HOI AN – HALF DAY SAIGON TOUR (B/-/-) - Group tour

Take it easy until your transfer to Da Nang Airport for the midday flight bound for Saigon. Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, a warm welcome awaits, and you'll be transferred to the hotel for check-in. Subsequently, partake in a half-day tour to gain an overview of Saigon, Vietnam's most dynamic city.Embark on a journey from your hotel to the Reunification Palace, an impeccably preserved residence that once served as the home of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. On April 30th, 1975, this palace marked the official end of the American War. Explore the War Remnants Museum, housing an extensive collection of artifacts, photographs, and images chronicling the Second Indochina War.Following that, visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, constructed in 1880, and the Old Post Office, a splendid exemplar of classical French colonial architecture built between 1886 and 1891. The final destination is a local market, where you can hone your bargaining skills while shopping for souvenirs. Immerse yourself in local life and culture, engaging with some of the city's friendliest, most vibrant, and convivial individuals. Enjoy an overnight stay in Saigon.
Day 7

DAY 7: SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA – SAIGON (B/L/-) - Group tour

Following breakfast at the hotel, our team will pick you up and drive towards My Tho, renowned as the birthplace of coconut and home to family-run factories producing local delights such as coconut candy and rice paper. Upon arrival, embark on a boat journey along the mighty Mekong River, providing a glimpse into the daily lives of the local people residing along its banks.Pause at one of the four islands in the region for sightseeing. Indulge in the flavors of fresh tropical fruits served amidst the lush gardens, accompanied by traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music. Following this, board small rowboats, expertly guided by locals, navigating through narrow canals lined with water coconut trees. Visit local factories where you can sample honey tea, witness the production of coconut candy milk, and even try the delectable treats. Take a leisurely stroll in the garden where locals tend to honeybees.Continue the adventure on a larger boat, exploring the expansive Mekong River. Relish a delightful lunch at a local restaurant by the Mekong River. In the afternoon, journey back to Saigon with a stop to visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, a renowned religious site featuring a blend of Chinese, Cambodian, and French architectural influences. Conclude the day with an overnight stay in Saigon.
Day 8

DAY 8: SAIGON – CU CHI TUNNELS – SAIGON (B/-/-) - Group tour

In the morning, explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, a significant remnant of the Vietnam War. Buried beneath the earth are 200 km of tunnels, meticulously dug by hand and utilized by Vietnamese guerrilla forces during the conflict. At its zenith, just before the Tet Offensive in 1968, this tunnel complex served as a base for nearly 10,000 troops. Even today, it stands as a remarkable testament to the intensity of the war. For a genuine experience, you can attempt to crawl through a section of the tunnels, gaining firsthand insight into the challenging conditions faced by those who navigated them. Return to Saigon.The afternoon is yours to spend at your leisure, allowing for shopping in the downtown area, where an array of charming items is available at very reasonable prices. Notable places for your shopping excursion include Ben Thanh Market, a central and iconic market in Saigon; Saigon Square, a short walk from Ben Thanh Market; An Dong Plaza and its adjacent market; or Diamond Plaza and Thuong Xa Tax if you seek high-quality and branded goods. Enjoy an overnight stay in Saigon.
Day 9

DAY 9: SAIGON DEPARTURE (B/-/-)

Indulge in breakfast at the hotel. If your flight is scheduled for the afternoon, you have the opportunity for additional half-day sightseeing and shopping before your departure. Take advantage of this time until the standard check-out time, and then proceed to the airport for your departure flight back to your home.End of services!Note: The standard check-out time is typically around 12:00 PM.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1043 USD643 USD3star
Deluxe1243 USD843 USD4star
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 Family Fun in 9 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, Hanoi, Halong Bay

Commence your journey in Ho Chi Minh City and conclude in Hanoi! Embark on the Vietnam Family Fun in 9 Days tour, a 9-day travel package that guides you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and three other captivating destinations in the country. This comprehensive tour encompasses accommodation in well-appointed hotels, flights, the expertise of a seasoned guide, delicious meals, seamless transport, and much more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL

Your journey kicks off with your arrival in Vietnam. Upon reaching the airport, a personal chauffeur will be there to greet you and take you to your accommodation. Complete the check-in process at the hotel and take some time to relax after your flight.If you happen to arrive in the early afternoon, you might consider strolling through the city streets. This region is adorned with historical allure, captivating architecture, and a diverse array of products.Immerse yourself in the dynamic and emotive fusion of the bygone and contemporary in the largest city of Vietnam.
Day 2

EXPLORE MYSTERIOUS CU CHI TUNNELS - GROUP TOUR (B)

Begin your day with breakfast and rendezvous with your guide at the hotel lobby between 8:30 and 8:45. Depart for the Cu Chi tunnels, and the journey will encompass approximately one and a half hours of driving. Upon arrival, a brief introduction will precede your exploration of the tunnels, accompanied by a video detailing their construction and how people endured the harsh wartime conditions.Dedicate your time to navigating the remaining area and tunnel systems, which encompass specially constructed living spaces with kitchens and bedrooms alongside other military facilities like storage areas, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers. These facilities were designed to fulfill the basic needs of those living inside the tunnels. Additionally, intricate trap doors and perilous traps were strategically placed within the labyrinthine tunnels for security purposes during the war.Following the exploration, indulge in a serving of special tea and cassava, which served as guerrilla food during the war. Take a break for relaxation or for those interested, there is an opportunity to experience real shooting with firearms. Return to your hotel between 18:30 and 19:00.Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3

STEP BACK IN TIME AT HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B)

Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation and prepare for your flight departing from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang Airport. Upon your arrival, our designated driver will be present at the airport to facilitate your transfer to Hoi An. After checking in at the hotel, take some time to unwind either at your resort or on the picturesque beach.As evening descends, consider a visit to the Old Town, where the atmosphere transforms into a captivating display of lights and lanterns. Notably, Hoi An is renowned for its role as a major hub for silk lantern production and trade. Each establishment is adorned with a few lanterns outside, but the lantern market is a spectacle worth experiencing.Following a leisurely stroll through the market, explore the open-air traditional theatre. Here, you'll witness Vietnamese folk dancers and musicians performing traditional pieces. The theatre operates from 9 pm to 10 pm at the square on Nguyen Thai Hoc street. This cultural showcase is free and open to the public, making it an intriguing sight even if you can spare only a few moments during your pass-by. Before retiring to your hotel, participate in the enchanting tradition of lighting a candle box and setting it afloat on the water. Along the canal banks, local children often offer candles to you – don't forget to make a wish.Stay overnight in Hoi An.
Day 4

BE A LANTERN MAKER IN HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B/L)

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel and prepare for your lantern-making lesson. Lanterns, emblematic of Hoi An and deeply intertwined with local culture, will be the focus of your hands-on experience. Your guide will rendezvous with you at the hotel at 8 am, leading you on a leisurely cycle through the town to the home of a skilled craftsman.At the craftsman's abode, you'll receive an insightful introduction to the significance of lanterns in Hoi An's cultural tapestry, accompanied by a demonstration of the lantern-making process. This unique opportunity allows you to craft your own lantern, serving as a memorable keepsake.Following the lesson, take the remainder of the day to explore Hoi An at your own pace, discovering what captivates your interest. This ancient town boasts Japanese merchant houses, pagodas, temples, and antique warehouses. Alternatively, indulge in a leisurely afternoon at a riverside café along the Thu Bon River, soaking in the laid-back ambiance.Enjoy your free time exploring the charm of Hoi An at your own rhythm.
Day 5

MEET THE TRANQUIL CAPITAL OF VIETNAM (B)

Indulge in a morning meal at the hotel and savor the leisure of your own time before your evening flight to Hanoi. Upon reaching Hanoi, our designated driver will be on hand to welcome you and facilitate your transfer to the hotel. Take the opportunity to rejuvenate and rest well after your journey.Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6

GETAWAY FROM BIG CITIES WITH BAVI ECOTOUR - GROUP TOUR (B/L)

Embark on your journey to Ri village in Ba Vi at 08:00. After a pleasant 1.5-hour drive, you'll reach Mr. Duoc's residence, where a refreshing welcome drink awaits you. At 10:00, explore the 30-year-old tea plantation in Ri Village, a serene locale offering picturesque views of the village. This tea plantation plays a pivotal role in supplying tea products to the entire northern region of Vietnam. Engage in tea leaf harvesting alongside a local family, gaining insights into selecting the finest parts of the tea tree for crafting the exquisite Vietnam traditional tea.Mr. Duoc, a Vietnam War veteran and the proprietor of a sizable tea farm, is well-versed in processing raw tea leaves. He will impart his expertise, demonstrating the art of crafting quality green tea before it hits the market. Delight in hearing captivating stories of the host's experiences during the Vietnam War while relishing excellent tea paired with green lentils or lotus seeds, skillfully prepared by his family.Around 11:15, embark on a brief 10-minute drive to Moc Village, where another hospitable family awaits. Mrs. Chin, your host, will guide you through a Vietnamese cooking class, allowing you to actively participate in preparing traditional dishes. Following the culinary adventure, savor the delicious lunch you've cooked with Mrs. Chin.Conclude your delightful experience with the host's family around 12:30, enjoying a short break after lunch. (Meals: breakfast, lunch)
Day 7

CRUISE IN THE NATURAL WONDER OF THE WORLD (B/L/D) - sharing cruise

In the morning, complete the check-out process at the hotel and await your pick-up by the cruise. The cruise will arrive to collect you between 7:30 and 8:00 am. Embark on a picturesque journey to Halong Bay, traversing the Red River Delta adorned with emerald green rice paddies. Upon reaching Halong, board a cruise to venture into the captivating landscape of limestone rocks and karst grottoes.Once your exploration of the bay concludes, indulge in a delectable seafood lunch. Following the culinary delight, visit the renowned limestone cave in Ha Long Bay, where you can engage in activities such as kayaking or swimming, providing you with an up-close experience of the floating villages and shops. As the evening approaches, return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by leisure time. Feel free to participate in onboard activities.Stay overnight on the cruise.
Day 8

WAKE UP WITH THE DRAGON IN HALONG BAY (B/L)

Wake up early to partake in a Tai Chi lesson or simply relish a substantial breakfast. The boat will navigate its way back to the port, making a stop at the Limestone Cave adorned with stalagmites and stalactites. Subsequently, the journey will lead you back to the main harbor, with the return to Hanoi anticipated around 5:00 pm. Enjoy your free time at leisure.Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 9

BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WAMEST THANK YOU - HANOI DEPARTURE (B)

Enjoy a day of leisure in Hanoi for your personal exploration until our driver (without a tour guide) collects you from the hotel lobby and escorts you to Noi Bai International Airport for your homeward-bound flight.Conclude the journey. Until we meet again!

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1036 USD636 USD3star
Deluxe1236 USD836 USD4star
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 Family Holiday with Teenagers 9 Days

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What's Included?

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

Summary

Hanoi, Mai Chau, Ninh Binh, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Da Nang

Commence and conclude your journey in Hanoi! Embark on the immersive cultural tour titled “Vietnam Family Holiday with Teenagers,” a 9-day package guiding you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and five additional destinations within the country. This comprehensive tour features accommodations in a hotel, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi

Greetings! Welcome to Vietnam. Your journey commences with a Welcome Meeting at 5 pm on Day 1. In case of an early arrival, consider immersing yourself in the charm of the laidback capital. Take a leisurely stroll along the tree-lined boulevards to capture the essence of days gone by, explore the Old Quarter to unveil ancient temples and a vibrant religious culture, or visit the Temple of Literature—an oasis of tranquility nestled in the heart of Hanoi.Accommodation: La Sante Hotel or a similar establishment.
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi

This morning offers an opportunity to delve deeper into the Vietnamese capital. Brimming with parks, lakes, and tree-lined avenues, the city is renowned for its relaxed ambiance. Hop on our bus as we embark on a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex, encompassing Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, Stilt House and Museum, the Buddhist temple One Pillar Pagoda, and the Temple of Literature. For lunch, we will be dining with our friends at KOTO, an organization that stands for 'Know One, Teach One.' Supported by The Intrepid Foundation, KOTO provides training for street kids aspiring to build careers in the hospitality industry. Following lunch, we'll trade four wheels for two and embark on a cycling tour around the West Lake.Accommodation: La Sante Hotel or a similar establishment.
Day 3

Day 3: Mai Chau

Following yet another nourishing breakfast, we embark on our private bus for a journey to Luong Son, a region nestled in the northwest of the country, approximately 1.5 hours away. Luong Son serves as the starting point for our cycling escapade through Vietnam's renowned and picturesque countryside. Today's cycling route to Mai Chau primarily traverses paved roads. After the hustle and bustle of Hanoi, the refreshing country air and the relative scarcity of traffic in this area provide a delightful contrast. Mai Chau is a cultural melting pot, home to various minority groups with their distinct languages and traditions. For those who prefer not to complete the entire cycling route, a support bus accompanies the group throughout the journey. Remember to pack an ample supply of water and snacks for the ride.Cycling distance: Approx 60kms/37milesNOTE: During the homestay, you and your family will sleep on mattresses in a communal room. Bedding and mosquito nets are provided. Shared toilet and bathroom facilities are basic.Accommodation: Mai Chau Homestay
Day 4

Day 4: Ninh Binh

Today is dedicated to the exploration of the villages and scenic countryside of provincial Vietnam. The journey from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh unfolds at a leisurely and relaxed pace. Along the way, ample opportunities arise to dismount your bike and capture the beauty of the surrounding valleys, sugarcane farms, and rice paddies that form the captivating landscape. The final destination for the day is the quaint town of Ninh Binh. Renowned for its breathtaking limestone karst scenery, verdant rice paddies, and gently flowing waterways, the Ninh Binh province promises a picturesque experience.Cycling distance: Approx 60kms/37milesAccommodation: Thuy Anh Hotel or a similar establishment.
Day 5

Day 5: Halong Bay

After experiencing a glimpse of Northern Vietnam on two wheels, it's time to discover the region by sea. Once again aboard our private bus, relish a more relaxed journey as we head to Halong Bay, our home for the next two nights. Including some scenic stops along the way, the approximately 4-hour drive unveils the natural beauty of Halong Bay—a haven of over 2,000 limestone islands emerging from the emerald waters of Bac Bo Gulf. This region, covering 1,500 sq km, boasts countless beaches, caves, and grottoes, offering an ideal setting for exploration by kayak. Over the next couple of days, you'll have opportunities to swim in the South China Sea and explore caves adorned with stalactites and stalagmites. Today, embark on a kayak expedition guided by your trip leader, who will conduct a safety demonstration before guiding you onto the open waters. Tonight's accommodation and dining take place on board a traditional Vietnamese junk boat, equipped with twin-share cabins featuring air-conditioning and private facilities. The boat also boasts a welcoming bar and dining area.
Day 6

Day 6: Halong Bay

Embark on a full-day expedition to explore the wonders of Halong Bay by kayak. The day's itinerary includes all meals, and the pace is tailored to the group's abilities. Building upon yesterday's warm-up session, today's exploration promises to be incredibly enjoyable in this stunning and exquisite setting.
Day 7

Day 7: Hoi An

Upon returning to the mainland, we make our way directly to Hanoi Airport for a flight to Hoi An (flight duration: 1.5 hours). Hoi An, a charming ancient city exuding a delightful atmosphere, will serve as our base for the next two days. From here, we'll embark on explorations of both the town and its surroundings, utilizing both foot and bike. Recently recognized as a World Heritage site, Hoi An is impeccably preserved. Known as Faifo to early Western traders, it stood as one of Southeast Asia's principal international ports during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Presently, certain areas of Hoi An maintain the appearance of more than a century ago, encapsulating the ambiance of bygone eras. As we arrive in Hoi An during the early evening, the stage is set for an enchanting experience.Accommodation: Hoi An Rose Garden Hotel or a similar establishment.
Day 8

Day 8: Hoi An

Immerse yourself in a day of exploration in Hoi An, commencing with a guided orientation walk guided by your leader (approximately 2 hours). After a satisfying lunch, hop back onto two wheels for a more extensive exploration of the town and its environs. One of the routes often taken leads us past rice paddies and shrimp ponds, culminating at the picturesque Cua Dai beach. The cycling journey spans 2.5 hours, with designated stops along the way.Hoi An stands out as one of the premier destinations in Vietnam for souvenir shopping, particularly for those seeking clothing, paintings, or ceramics. For those inclined to have tailored garments, this location presents an ideal opportunity to secure a fantastic deal. Hoi An's streets are adorned with small tailor studios, showcasing their remarkable speed in crafting garments. On the last night of your tour, consider strolling down to the riverside and savoring a final feast with the group.Cycling distance: Approx 20kms/12milesAccommodation: Hoi An Rose Garden Hotel or a similar establishment.
Day 9

Day 9: Hoi An

Your journey concludes today following breakfast. You may choose to arrange a transfer to Danang airport for your next flight or extend your stay to further acquaint yourself with this captivating city.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1715 USD1315 USD3star
Deluxe1915 USD1515USD4star
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 of Vietnam for Teenagers - 9 days

Best of Vietnam for Teenagers – 9 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, Tra Que, Ho Chi Minh City

Commence your journey in Hanoi and conclude it in Ho Chi Minh City! Embark on the In-depth Cultural tour “Best of Vietnam for Teenagers – 9 days,” a comprehensive 9-day package guiding you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and five additional destinations within the country. This tour includes accommodation in a hotel, flights, the expertise of an experienced guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi

Wednesday. Greetings in Hanoi! Upon your arrival, our team will be there to welcome you at the airport and assist with the check-in process at your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your disposal for your family to discover the city. Wander through its charming tree-lined streets, visit scenic lakes, explore ancient pagodas, and immerse yourselves in the lively atmosphere of the bustling old town – all easily accessible on foot. Join us at 6 pm for a Welcome Meeting in the hotel lobby.
Day 2

Day 2: Halong Bay

Hanoi – Halong Bay. Begin your day with a picturesque drive to the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay, where captivating karst islands adorned with lush greenery emerge from the pristine emerald waters. Board a deluxe junk boat for an enchanting overnight cruise, featuring a blend of traditional design and modern luxury. Take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the sundeck as the boat gracefully navigates the waters. In the afternoon, explore Trinh Nu Cave, a magnificent cave in Halong Bay spanning an area of 2,000m², adorned with stunning stalactites and stalagmites. Enjoy the option of kayaking and swimming in the bay. Later in the evening, back on board, witness a Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the sundeck before indulging in a delectable seafood dinner.
Day 3

Day 3: Halong Bay

Halong Bay - Hanoi - Hue. Early risers can kickstart their day with a serene Tai Chi class on the sundeck or indulge in a traditional massage – an ideal way to commence the day. Before returning to port this morning, we venture into the enchanting Sung Sot Cave (Surprise Grotto), an expansive 10,000m² cave featuring two grand chambers spacious enough to accommodate a multitude of visitors. Upon our mid-afternoon return to Hanoi, we navigate the labyrinthine streets known as the ‘36 Streets of the Old Quarter’ via a cyclo (rickshaw). Each narrow lane bears the name of various guilds that once established their presence on a particular street, ranging from silk tailors to traditional medicine shops. During our exploration, we'll have the opportunity to taste exotic fruits, sizzling noodle dishes, and delectably sticky snacks offered by sidewalk vendors. Later in the evening, there's a chance to freshen up before boarding the train (4-berth sleeper cabin, basic standard) on the 'Reunification Express' railway line bound for Hue. An alternative option to fly from Hanoi to Hue is also available.
Day 4

Day 4: Hue

This morning, we savor a breakfast box aboard the train before reaching Hue, where we embark on a guided exploration of this captivating imperial city. Formerly the capital of the Nguyen emperors, the last reigning family of Vietnam, UNESCO-listed Hue abounds with palaces, pagodas, and temples. Among the key highlights are the Thien Mu Pagoda, housing the city's oldest monastery, and the Citadel. Enclosed within the Citadel walls is the Imperial Purple Palace—an exact replica of Beijing's renowned Forbidden City—boasting impressive ramparts, formal moats, and imperial palaces, some of which now lie in ruins. Following our tour, we indulge in a relaxed cruise along the Perfume River, making our way back to the hotel.
Day 5

Day 5: Hoi An

Hue - Road of the Ocean Clouds - Hoi An. Today, our journey takes us to the charming riverside town of Hoi An, traversing the scenic Hai Van Pass, affectionately known as the Road of the Ocean Clouds. This route offers breathtaking views of beaches on one side and lush hills on the other. Breaking up our travel, we pause at China Beach, a sprawling sandy expanse made famous by the film 'Apocalypse Now.' Here, you can choose to take a refreshing swim in its warm waters before continuing our southbound journey along the coastline. Exuding timeless allure with its grand colonial architecture, Hoi An stands as one of Vietnam's most enchanting destinations. The Old Town, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands as an impeccably preserved illustration of an Asian trading port, featuring covered bridges, pagodas, temples, and merchant houses. The town's captivating riverside ambiance enhances the overall picturesque charm of Hoi An, where women in conical hats navigate wooden boats downstream and the glow of red lanterns in the evenings reflects on the water's shimmering surface. A brief walking tour transports us to a bygone era, encompassing visits to the Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Hall, a 200-year-old Tam Ky house, former merchants' residences, and the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge.
Day 6

Day 6: Hoi An

For a glimpse into rural life, embark on a leisurely bicycle journey from Hoi An to Cam Thanh farm today. Pedaling through idyllic villages where time moves at a more unhurried pace, you'll traverse rice paddies, local orchards, and witness villagers engaged in their fieldwork. Arriving at the organic farm in Cam Thanh, you'll have the opportunity to meet the local farmers and delve into the details of their community-driven initiative. Engage in a hands-on farming experience, participating in tasks such as tending to the fields, applying organic manure, crafting organic pesticides, and preparing the soil for planting and irrigation. After the agricultural endeavors, return to the farmer's residence, where the harvested produce from the organic vegetable garden will be used to collaboratively prepare a flavorful Vietnamese lunch. In the afternoon, saddle up on your bicycles once more for a brief ride to a bamboo workshop. Here, you'll join a skilled local craftsman to create your bamboo products under his expert guidance. Following the workshop, we'll drive back to Hoi An, leaving the evening open for leisurely pursuits.
Day 7

Day 7: Hoi An

Today is yours to enjoy at your own pace, discovering Hoi An. Consider a day of unwinding at the beach or indulging in some retail therapy – Hoi An is renowned for its talented artisans, boasting exceptional craft shops, art galleries, and some of the finest custom tailors in Asia.
Day 8

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City

From Hoi An, we catch an early morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City. This modern metropolis, once known as the 'Pearl of the Orient,' seamlessly blends the old and the new. Tall skyscrapers, upscale restaurants, and designer stores coexist with colonial-era landmarks and reminders of the post-war era. Today, our journey includes a walking tour through the city, encompassing iconic landmarks like the striking red-brick Neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic central Post Office, and a visit to the poignant War Remnants Museum.
Day 9

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City

On Thursday, our tour concludes after breakfast, and an inclusive transfer to the airport is provided. If time permits, you might want to engage in bargaining for goods at Ben Thanh Market or visit the majestic Independence Palace. Alternatively, for those with more available time, there's an opportunity to extend your stay and consider joining a day trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Here, you can explore an extensive network of underground tunnels and hideouts utilized by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. Gain insights into booby traps, navigate through trap doors, and even put your skills to the test at the firing range with an AK-47.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1725 USD1325 USD3star
Deluxe1925 USD1525USD4star
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.

Q & A : Before You Go

Vietnam Beach Paradise – Halong Bay/ Mui Ne – 9 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, Ho Chi Minh City, Mui Ne

Embark on a captivating journey from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City with the Vietnam Beach Paradise – Halong Bay/Mui Ne, a 9-day tour package. This immersive cultural tour will guide you through the enchanting landscapes of Hanoi and three other destinations in Vietnam. Your experience will be enriched with comfortable accommodations in hotels, inclusive flights, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, delectable meals, seamless transportation, and additional amenities. Discover the diverse beauty and cultural treasures of Vietnam with the Vietnam Beach Paradise tour.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HANOI ARRIVAL

Commence your journey upon reaching Vietnam, where a dedicated private driver will be waiting at the airport to warmly welcome you. Let the driver escort you to your hotel, where you can check in and take a well-deserved rest after your flight. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at your own pace. Wander through the city streets, soaking in the historic charm, marveling at architectural wonders, and exploring the diverse array of products on display throughout the area.Having relished the first day at your leisure, retreat to the comfort of your hotel for a restful night's sleep.
Day 2

Day 2: EXPLORE THE LANDING DRAGON - HALONG BAY - SHARING CRUISE (B/L/D)

In the morning, conclude your stay at the hotel and await the Cruise's pick-up at 7:30 am. Embark on a picturesque journey to Halong Bay, traversing the Red River Delta adorned with vibrant green rice paddies. Upon reaching Halong, board a cruise to venture into the mesmerizing world of limestone rocks and karst grottoes.Following your exploration of the bay, indulge in a delectable seafood lunch. Subsequently, visit the renowned limestone cave in Ha Long Bay, where you'll have the opportunity to engage in activities such as kayaking or swimming, allowing you to immerse yourself in the ambiance of the floating villages and shops. As the evening approaches, return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by leisure time. You may also partake in onboard activities.Experience an overnight stay on the cruise, surrounded by the enchanting beauty of Halong Bay.(Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Day 3

Day 3: MORNING RISE IN VIETNAM'S MOST FAMOUS BAY (B/L)

Begin your day early with either a Tai Chi lesson to invigorate your senses or simply relish a wholesome breakfast. The boat will navigate its way back to the port, making halts at the Cave of Surprises, adorned with captivating stalagmites and stalactites, or at the picturesque floating village. Subsequently, sail back to the primary harbor, and by approximately 16:30-17:00, you will return to Hanoi. Enjoy a drop-off at your hotel, leaving you with free leisure time.(Meals: breakfast, lunch)
Day 4

Day 4: ESCAPE FROM CITIES' HUSTLE WITH BA VI ECO TOUR (B/L)

08:00 – Embark on your journey to Ri Village in Ba Vi. After a 1.5-hour drive, you will reach Mr. Duoc's residence, where a refreshing welcome drink awaits you. 10:00 – Explore the 30-year-old tea plantation in Ri Village, a serene and verdant locale offering breathtaking views of the village. This tea plantation plays a pivotal role in supplying tea products to the entire northern region of Vietnam. Engage in the tea-harvesting process with a local family, learning the art of selecting the finest tea leaves from the tea trees to craft the exquisite traditional Vietnamese tea. Mr. Duoc, a Vietnam War veteran and the proprietor of a sizable tea farm, will share his expertise in processing raw tea leaves and guide you through the creation of high-quality green tea. Immerse yourself in the host's wartime tales while savoring tea accompanied by green lentils or lotus seeds prepared by his family. 11:15 – Drive approximately 10 minutes to Moc Village to visit another welcoming host family, led by Mrs. Chin. Experience a cooking class where Mrs. Chin will teach you the art of preparing Vietnamese cuisine, and relish a delightful lunch with the dishes you've prepared. 12:30: Enjoy lunch with the host family, followed by a brief break after the meal. (Meals: breakfast, lunch)Return to your hotel and prepare for transportation to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 5

Day 5: DISCOVER THE FASCINATING CU CHI TUNNEL AND TRANSFER TO MUI NE (B)

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast and complete the check-out process at the hotel. Depart for the Cu Chi Tunnels at 8:00 am, with the journey taking approximately one and a half hours by bus. Upon arrival, you'll receive a brief introduction before delving into the exploration of the tunnels. A video presentation will provide insights into the construction of the tunnels and how people endured the challenging conditions during wartime. Spend time navigating the remaining area and tunnel systems, discovering specially designed living spaces with kitchens, bedrooms, and various martial facilities such as storage areas, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers. The intricate maze-like tunnels also feature hidden trap doors and perilous traps strategically placed for security purposes during the war. Following the exploration, indulge in a serving of special tea and cassava, which served as guerrilla food during the war.Take a break for relaxation or for those interested, an opportunity to experience real shooting with a gun.Return to Saigon at 14:00 to retrieve your luggage from the hotel and enjoy a short break. Transfer from Ho Chi Minh City to the picturesque Mui Ne beach!Experience an overnight stay in Mui Ne.(Meals: breakfast)
Day 6

Day 6: IT'S TIME FOR THE BEACH - MUI NE LEISURE (B)

Enjoy a day at your own pace, exploring the scenic beaches of Mui Ne or simply unwinding at your resort.(Meals: breakfast)
Day 7

Day 7: BEACH TIME IS NEVER ENOUGH - MUI NE LEISURE (B)

Indulge in a day of leisure as you discover the enchanting beaches of Mui Ne or opt for a serene relaxation experience at your resort.(Meals: breakfast)
Day 8

Day 8: LEISURE TIME IN MUI NE AND TRAVEL BACK TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B)

Spend a relaxing day on the beach, and in the afternoon, we will arrange a private vehicle to transfer you back to Ho Chi Minh City.Enjoy an overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.(Meals: breakfast)
Day 9

Day 9: BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WARMEST THANK YOU - HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B)

Delight in a nourishing breakfast on the last day of your journey. Conclude the hotel check-out procedures, giving you the opportunity to explore local markets and acquire souvenirs for your dear ones. Subsequently, make your way to the departure point and embark on your flight homeward.(Meals: breakfast)

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard1097 USD697 USD3star
Deluxe1297 USD897 USD4star
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

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Vietnam Vacation From Hanoi in 9 Days

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What's Included?

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

Summary

Hà Nội, Vịnh Hạ Long, Đà Nẵng, Hội An, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh

Commencing in Hanoi and concluding in Ho Chi Minh City! With the 9-day In-depth Cultural Vietnam Tour, you have a comprehensive journey taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam, and four other destinations in the country. This 9-day Vietnam excursion encompasses accommodations in hotels and guesthouses, along with flights, a professional guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi arrival – Pick-up at the airport – Hotel check-in (Meal:No)

Welcome to Hanoi City! Upon your arrival at Noi Bai Airport, our chauffeur will pick you up and transfer you to a hotel located in the charming Hanoi Old Quarter.As the pulsating heart of the Vietnamese capital, the Hanoi Old Quarter offers an array of captivating experiences. Here, you can savor a variety of local street foods, immerse yourself in the local way of life, and explore the rich culture and traditions. Visit iconic landmarks such as the Temple of Literature, renowned as the "First University of Vietnam," Dai Nghien (Ink Stand), Ngoc Son Temple (The Jade Mountain Temple) situated on Hoan Kiem Lake, and enjoy a Cyclo ride around the Old Quarter.Optional activities include a Hanoi Street Food Walking Tour and attending the Water Puppet Show.Note: Hotel check-in time is 13:00.Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise (Meal: B,L,D)

Kindly complete the check-out process for your room and feel free to leave your luggage at the hotel. For the trip, please bring along only a handbag containing essentials such as your passport, clothing, camera, walking shoes, sandals, and any other necessary items.8:00 – 8:30: Your tour guide and the bus will pick you up directly from the hotel. Embark on the journey to Halong Bay, with a brief stop halfway for a short break.12:45: Arrival at Halong Harbor, where the crew warmly welcomes you on board with a refreshing Welcome drink. Check into your cabin and relish a traditional Vietnamese lunch.Post-lunch, you have free time for sunbathing on the sundeck and capturing photographs while cruising amidst the numerous towering mountains.15:00: The cruise drops anchor in the central part of Halong Bay. Explore the Amazing Cave, one of the largest and most enchanting caves in the bay.16:00: Head to Ti Tov Island, where you can hike to the summit for a panoramic view of the entire bay, sunbathe on the sandy beach, and take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear water.17:15: Return to the boat and enjoy the Sunset moment with complimentary fruit and wine. Our onboard chef will conduct a Cooking Demonstration, sharing insights into making Vietnamese spring rolls. Guests are invited to try their hand at this culinary art.19:00: Dinner is served with a delightful array of Vietnamese dishes.Following dinner, you have leisure time to watch a movie, engage in card games, or participate in the Squid fishing activity.Overnight on the cruise.
Day 3

Day 3: Halong Bay – Kayaking – Hanoi (Meals: B, L)

It is recommended to rise a bit early to witness the captivating sunrise over Halong Bay – a truly magical moment during your journey.7:00: Delight in a delightful breakfast and savor the flavors of tea and coffee.8:15: Embark on a kayaking adventure amidst the majestic mountains, exploring the scenic beauty of Halong Bay at your own pace.9:30: Return to the cruise and complete the cabin check-out process. Subsequently, take some leisure time to relax on the sundeck and soak in the breathtaking views of the bay.11:00: A delectable brunch will be served as the cruise voyages back to Halong Harbor.12:30: Board the bus for the return journey to Hanoi, with a short break halfway.16:30 – 17:00: Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi city.Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi – Overnight train to Da Nang (Meal:B)

On this day, you have the freedom to independently explore Hanoi's Old Quarter until it is time for your transfer to Hanoi train station for the journey to Da Nang.The train journey spans approximately 16 hours, providing you with the opportunity to witness the beauty of Vietnam through its countryside scenery, the simple and warm life of local farmers, and charming villages.Optional: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Cycling 1 Day tripOvernight on the train.
Day 5

Day 5: Da Nang arrival – Hoi An (Meal:No)

While on the train, you'll have the chance to witness the scenic beauty of the Hai Van Pass in the morning. The picturesque landscape along the railway provides ample opportunities to capture beautiful photographs.Upon arrival at Da Nang train station, our driver will be there to greet you and transfer you to Hoi An.Take a leisurely stroll under the enchanting lanterns in Hoi An's old town, immerse yourself in the simple and friendly local atmosphere, breathe in the pure air, and enjoy a cup of coffee along the Thu Bon River.Overnight at a hotel in Hoi An.
Day 6

Day 6: Hoi An – My Son Hollyland (Meal:B,L)

Between 7:45 and 8:30, our bus and tour guide will collect you from your hotel to embark on the My Son excursion. Departing from Hoi An, we head towards My Son Holy Land. After an hour's drive, we reach My Son, a sacred site nestled amidst stunning mountains, 48km west of Hoi An. This Holy Land was selected as a religious center and was constructed in the late 4th century under the rule of Cham’s King Bhadravaman. My Son, resembling a tower garden, comprises a vast religious complex featuring over 70 towers and temples with diverse architectures. Explore the intricate carvings and sculptures created by the Cham people, and receive a warm welcome at the Old Tower of the Cham. This visit not only allows you to explore an intriguing location but also provides insights into the culture and civilization of the ancient Champa people. Spend approximately 2 hours immersing yourself in the beauty of the ancient structures of the Champa Kingdom guided by our knowledgeable tour guide.At noon, we bid farewell to My Son and board a boat at the station for a scenic journey along the Thu Bon River. Witness the local life unfolding before your eyes, visit the homes of the local people, and relish the fresh air. A delightful light lunch will be served on the boat, allowing you to appreciate the picturesque views along the river.By 13:30, the boat excursion concludes at Bach Dang Boat station. Our driver will be ready to transfer you to a local restaurant for lunch. Afterward, we'll return to your hotel, marking the end of the day's adventure.Overnight stay at a hotel in Hoi An.
Day 7

Day 7: Hoi An – Flight to Ho Chi Minh city (Meal:B)

Start your day with a leisurely breakfast, and consider taking a stroll to immerse yourself in the serene and calm ambiance of the old town. Alternatively, you might want to visit one of the tailor shops to create a charming custom outfit.Later, gather with your driver as you proceed to Da Nang airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City.Upon your arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, our driver will warmly welcome you and facilitate your transfer to a centrally located hotel. Take this opportunity to explore the largest city in Vietnam, witnessing the vibrant and bustling lifestyle reminiscent of Western cities.Enjoy an overnight stay at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.Optional: Ho Chi Minh City Cooking Class
Day 8

Day 8: Mekong Delta Full Day Tour (Meal:B,L)

Embark on your journey at 7:30-8:15 am as your tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel, escaping the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. The destination is My Tho, a town nestled on the left bank of the Mekong River. Set sail on a sampan, cruising down the river to explore the enchanting islands of Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise.Pause at Unicorn Island, where you'll meander along country lanes, explore orchards, relish tropical fruits, and savor folk songs performed by the local residents. Take a stroll through a fruit plantation.Navigate the Thoi Son canal on a hand-rowed sampan, immersing yourself in the picturesque countryside. Visit a family business, explore a honey-bee farm, and indulge in honey tea and a coconut candy workshop.Lunch awaits at a local restaurant, providing a delightful break.In the afternoon, pedal through Tan Thach village, interacting with local villagers to glimpse the daily life in the Mekong Delta. For those who opt out of the cycling trip, enjoy a leisurely time in a hammock, soaking in the refreshing breeze. Return to Ho Chi Minh City.Rest for the night at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 9

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh city Departure (Meal:B)

After enjoying breakfast, spend your time immersing yourself in the local surroundings of Ho Chi Minh City until the scheduled transfer to the airport for your departure.If you're not yet ready to bid farewell, feel free to inform us, and we can assist you in extending your journey in Vietnam.Important notes:Hotel check-out time: 12:00 Please be aware that this is a group tour with a different group each day during your vacation. Solo travelers will be accommodated in a shared dorm room at the hostel. This tour is suitable for all, including children. Price details:The quoted price is on a per-person basis. The current package is at a 3-star level. If you desire an upgrade to a 4 or 5-star package, kindly let us know, and we'll make the necessary arrangements.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard929 USD529 USD3star
Deluxe1129 USD729 USD4star
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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9 Days in Northern Vietnam

9 Days in Northern Vietnam

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What's Included?

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

Summary

Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Halong Bay, Sapa

Embark on a journey that commences and concludes in Hanoi! Delve into the 9 Days in Northern Vietnam Explorer tour, encompassing Hanoi and three additional captivating destinations in Vietnam. This comprehensive package incorporates accommodations in both hotels and hostels, the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, meals, transportation, and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: Hanoi city arrival – Hotel check in (Meal: No)

Arrive in Hanoi, where your designated driver awaits you at the airport to transport you to the centrally located hotel.Complete the check-in process at the hotel and enjoy some leisure time to begin your exploration of the city.Overnight stay at the hotel in Hanoi.Please be aware: Hotel check-in time is at 13:00.
Day 2

Day 2: Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu ancient capital – Tam Coc Rowing boat – Cycling 1 Day (Meal: B,L)

At 8:00 – 8:30, your driver and tour guide will rendezvous with you at your hotel, marking the beginning of the Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour.During the journey, there will be a brief stop after 1.5 hours for a break. Use this time to stretch your legs and capture some photos of the scenic countryside.Continue the trip towards Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam during the 10th century under the rule of two dynasties: Dinh and Le. Exploring the temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le offers valuable insights into Vietnam's history, culture, architecture, and development.Following the historical exploration, the bus will take you to a local restaurant for a buffet lunch featuring a variety of authentic dishes, including the renowned goat meat, a specialty of Ninh Binh.After lunch, the tour guide will provide insights into Tam Coc before embarking on a tranquil rowing boat journey along the Ngo Dong River. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery resembling "Halong Bay on land" as the boat passes through three caves (Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba). This serene experience also allows you to encounter local farmers tending to their rice fields, providing a glimpse into the peaceful countryside life of Vietnam.Following the boat ride, hop on a bicycle to explore the paddy fields and traverse local villages, gaining a deeper understanding of the daily lives of the local residents.At 16:00, return to the bus and commence the journey back to Hanoi, bidding farewell to the picturesque landscapes.Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi's old quarter at 18:30.Overnight stay at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 3

Day 3: Hanoi Street Food Walking Tour (Meal: B,D)

Today offers you leisure time to explore Hanoi until 6:00 PM. At that time, your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel to begin a culinary adventure through the streets of Hanoi, focusing on local street food. As you stroll along historical and cultural sites, including a visit to the Heritage House to learn about the traditional architecture of ancient Hanoi, your taste buds will be delighted.Indulge in "Bánh Cuốn" from a renowned local restaurant. These steamed rice rolls are filled with a savory mixture of ground pork and ear mushrooms. The journey continues with a stop at a traditional venue to savor "Che," a famous sweet gruel in Hanoi's old quarter. The culinary exploration proceeds with a bowl of Pho, an iconic dish that captures the essence of heaven, particularly in Hanoi.Experience the cultural significance of spring rolls, often featured in cooking classes organized by various restaurants and companies. A visit to the local market provides insight into the lifestyle and culture of the Hanoian people. Relish "Bun Cha," vermicelli with grilled pork, a culinary highlight that every first-time visitor to Hanoi must try. The adventure concludes with the authentic taste of Hanoi at a small corner, where you can enjoy a cup of "Bia Hoi" (Fresh beer). Finally, treat your taste buds to the unique flavor of Vietnamese "Cafe Trung" (egg coffee).At 9:00 PM, return to your hotel for an overnight stay in Hanoi.
Day 4

Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise (Meal:B,L,D)

8:00 – 8:30 am: Meet your tour guide at the hotel and commence the journey to Halong Bay. Take a short break halfway for relaxation before arriving at Halong Bay.Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch after checking into your cabin on the cruise, then embark on a scenic cruise through the bay towards the center.Explore the enchanting beauty of Surprising Cave, the largest and most stunning cave in the bay. Take a leisurely hike and enjoy a swim on the beach of Titop Island.Return to the boat for a Sunset Party featuring fresh fruit and local wine.Indulge in dinner with delightful local dishes and enjoy a free evening soaking in the beauty of Halong Bay.Overnight on the cruise.
Day 5

Day 5: Halong Bay – Hanoi (Meal:B,L)

Wake up early to witness the sunrise over Halong Bay.After breakfast, engage in kayaking to explore the wonders of Halong Bay.Participate in a Cooking Demonstration on the cruise to learn the art of making Vietnamese Spring-rolls.Enjoy lunch while cruising back to the harbor.Board the bus for the return journey to Hanoi.17:00: Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi.Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi city.
Day 6

Day 6: Hanoi city Past & Present by your own – Water Puppet Show (Meal:B)

Enjoy a leisure day exploring Hanoi Old Quarter at your own pace. Immerse yourself in the local lifestyle, culture, and customs. Don't miss the chance to savor various local delicacies.At 17:00, your guide will accompany you to the Water Puppet Theatre for a captivating show. Afterward, return to the hotel on your own.Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 7

Day 7: Hanoi – Sapa – Ylinh Ho – Lao Chai – Ta Van village ( Meals: B, L, D )

Embark on a 12km trek through the mesmerizing terrace fields to reach the homestay.Between 06:30 and 07:00, our shuttle bus and tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, transferring you to the sleeper bus. Enjoy the journey to Sapa, with a brief break on the way.Around 12:30 pm, our guide warmly welcomes you to Sapa. Upon arrival, embark on the Real Sapa Experience trip.Begin your exploration by trekking through the town to witness the daily life and architecture. As you wander through the town, you'll traverse the terrace fields of rice, corn, and potatoes. This trek offers not only a glimpse of the natural landscape and fresh air but also an opportunity to engage with the locals and learn about their culture, customs, and habits. The experience will make you feel like a welcomed member of their family, away from the tourist crowds.Continue your trek through villages to gain a deeper understanding of the life of the minority communities in Sapa. The simple houses, lifestyle, and warm people create a light-hearted atmosphere, leaving you with a desire to linger.As you trek, picturesque terrace fields will unfold before your eyes, leading to a lovely waterfall—a perfect spot for relaxation and photography.Upon reaching the guide's house, her family will extend a warm welcome, treating you like a long-lost family member. If you're inclined, you can participate in preparing dinner by picking vegetables from the garden and cooking local dishes in the kitchen. This interactive experience also allows for sharing stories and cultural insights.In the evening, immerse yourself in the delightful atmosphere of the local family. Engage in conversations, share stories, and learn more about their culture.Overnight at the guide's house.
Day 8

Day 8: Ta Van – Giang Ta Chai village – Sapa – Hanoi ( Meals: B, L )

You may choose to rise early and observe how the host begins their day, preparing and sharing breakfast together.Options for the day include:Trekking to explore more distant villages, passing through bamboo forests and terrace fields.Alternatively, you can express your interest to your guide in participating in family field activities such as harvesting, planting, or tending to their fields.Return to Sapa town via the shuttle bus.Take advantage of the free time to explore the local market in Sapa town and wander through the town on your own before returning to Hanoi.At 3:30 PM, board the sleeper bus for the return journey to Hanoi.By 9:30 PM, you will arrive in Hanoi, and the shuttle bus will transport you back to your hotel or stay in Hanoi Old Quarter.Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi.
Day 9

Day 9: Hanoi Departure (Meal: B)

Enjoy a leisurely day with free time for relaxation and souvenir shopping for your family. In the afternoon, our driver will transfer you to Hanoi airport for your departing flight, marking the end of your journey.Feel free to inform us if you wish to extend your trip.Please be aware that if you are a solo traveler booking a shared room, accommodation will be provided in a shared dorm room throughout your vacation.

Trip Map

PRICES & INCLUDES

OptionPrivate TourSmall GroupHotel
 Standard795 USD395 USD3star
Deluxe995 USD595 USD4star
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.

Q & A : Before You Go