Vietnam Vacation From Hanoi in 9 Days

Departure Date



9 days



Maximum Seats


What's Included?

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


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 trip Overnight 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.

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Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 929 USD 529 USD 3star
Deluxe 1129 USD 729 USD 4star

*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

  • 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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