10 Days / 9 Nights
Duration
2-star
Hotel
Ho Chi Minh
Departure Place

Discover the spirit of Vietnam on a trip to complete Vietnam, taking in all the attractions in between. Explore Vietnam’s fast-paced Ho Chi Minh City, wander in the undeniable charm of Hanoi. Experience Vietnam’s beautiful landscapes, delicious cuisine and the renowned friendliness of the Vietnamese people. Top it all off with an overnight cruise on mystical Halong Bay and you won’t ever want to leave.

Summary Of Itinerary

  • Day 1: Sai Gon (Ho Chi Minh) Arrival
  • Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnels And Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 3: Mekong Delta Mytho – Bentre
  • Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market
  • Day 5: Rach Gia – Phu Quoc Island
  • Day 6: Sao Beach Or Snorkeling Tour
  • Day 7: Phu Quoc – Hanoi
  • Day 8: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay
  • Day 9: Halong Bay– Hanoi
  • Day 10: Ha Noi Departure

Package Includes:

  • Private car airport transfer
  • Air ticket Phuquoc –Hanoi
  • Accommodation: 8 nights accommodation –standard hotel, 1 night on cruise in Ha Long Bay.
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • Daily group tour follow itinerary (transport, English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch):
    • Mekong delta 2 days 1 night
    • Cu Chi tunnel half day
    • Ha Long Bay 2 days 1 nights on cruise

Package Excludes:

  • Oversea air fare
  • Vietnam visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal entertainment expenses.

Additional information

Type of roomsShared room, Single room, Single traveler
Day 1

Ho Chi Minh Arrival (No Meals)

On arrival Ho Chi Minh City, our car pick you up at the airport and drive to Ho Chi Minh city center. You have free time for leisure. Spend overnight in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 2

Ho Chi Minh City Tour And Cu Chi Tunnels (L)

8:00AM We drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi Tunnels for 60km from Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti – American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its tunnels system of over 220 km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreigner.
The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers along the side of road. You will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, when Cu Chi was “A Free Target Zone “. The remnants you will see that Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there. Ever wonder what it feels like to fire an AK-47? Visit Cu chi tunnels, you have a chance to find out!
Having lunch at local restaurant.
Then visitting Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. It was the sight of the end of the Vietnam/American war in 1975, as a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through the gates. The tank is still located at the Independence Palaces’ property.
Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars. In courtyard massive military vehicles are for exhibition as well as tiger cages for the visitor to get a feel on how it was to be a prisoner during wartimes. In the museum building itself, each floor will represent a separate theme from the war and the war crimes committed towards the Vietnamese people.
5:30pm drop you off at your hotel.
Spend overnight in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 3

Mekong Delta My Tho - Ben Tre Four Islands (L)

Departure 8.10AM
An unforgettable way of seeing the Mekong Delta to drive along the provincial roads down on the Southern region of Vietnam through paddy rice field, pine-apple plantation, orchard and small hamlets (2 hours drive)
After arrival in My Tho, you will ride on a local motor boat along Dragon Island, Unicorn Island, Phoenix Island, Turtle Islandand stop at the famous Unicorn Island. While at the Unicorn Island, you will take a short trek and go for a rowing boat trip. You will also enjoy tropical fruits in an orchard, natural pure honey at a bee farm and traditional music.
From there, you will continue your motor boat trip to Ben Tre province to visit Mekong people handmade coconut candy. Then change to a small motor boat and travel along the lush, green canals, and stop at Mien Tay restaurant to enjoy Vietnamese lunch and bicycle riding around the village. 03:00PM transfer by bus to Can Tho city. Spend overnight in Can Tho
Day 4

Can Tho – Cairang Floating Market

7:00 AM, take the morning boat trip to visit the largest floating market in Can Tho (Cai Rang) which is at its busiest at this time of day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Walk through the fruits garden, see the process of noodles making. Break for lunch.
2:00 pm Change to public bus will drive you to Rach Gia city.
05:00pm Arrive in Rach Gia bus station.You have free time to enjoy the peaceful landscapes in Rach Gia.
Spend overnight in Rach Gia
Day 5

Hydrofoil From Rach Gia To Phu Quoc Island (L, D)

The receptionist of your hotel will take taxi to boat station for you
8:00AM Hydrofoil from Rach Gia ferry to Phu Quoc island.
10:30am Arrived to Phu Quoc ferry, transfer by van to hotel, check in.
12:30 Have lunch at local restaurant, check in
14:30 Star for Eastern island:
v Pepper garden, be captivated by word of “itsy-bitsy teeny weeny peppercorns” of patient growers
v Ham Ninh ancient village, enjoy fresh seafood (personal charge)
v Tranh Stream: waterfall is beautiful in Phú Quốc.
v Hung Long/ Phap Quang Pogoda located on high hill, overlook to town
v Back to Duong Dong town, stop at a Sim wine distillery, taste the local wine
v Dinh Cau Temple, the savior of local fishermen
v Have dinner at local restarant
Back to hotel. Spend overnight in Phu Quoc
Day 6

Sao Beach Or Snorkeling Tour (L,D)

Snorkeling tour
8g00: transfer to the South of island and visit:
v Pearl Farm. You may be able to witness how oyster shells are cut open to retrieve pearls and how these pearls are bored, strung or placed on silver or gold ornaments.
v Then, go to pier, get on board for snorkeling and fishing. The snorkeling set is ready for you to enjoy the colorful life of coral reef and of the fish under water. Have lunch on board
v Go back to pier and transfer to Sao beach – one of the most beautiful beach in the South East of Phuquoc island
v Back to hotel
v Have dinner at local restarant.
Spend overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 7

Flight Phu Quoc – Hanoi Capital No Meals


Have breakfast at hotel, check out and then transfer to Phuquoc airport to take a flight to Ha Noi.
Arrive in Hanoi. Our driver will pick you up at Noi Bai airport to hotel. After checking hotel, you have more freedom to sightseeing fantastic landscape nearby. Some places are recommended to visit: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum, One Pillar Pagoda, Ethnology museum, Military Museum or Fine Art museum, Dong Xuan market, Hoan Kiem lake, Tay lake, …
Spend overnight at your hotel in Ha Noi
Day 8

Hanoi –Halong Bay Overnight On Cruise (L, D)

(Your hotel – Tuan Chau marina – Halong bay – Lunch– Surprising Cave – Titop Island – Sunset party – Dinner – Onboard night activities)
7.30AM
– Our guide will meet you at your hotel. The shuttle bus or private car pick up
– Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta
– Get your camera ready to take photos. Comfort break. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.
12 – 12.30 approx
– Arriving Tuan Chau marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Refresh with our welcome drink. Meet the captain, crew in the cruise briefing.
– Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind
– Set sail as lunch is served
– Join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area.
Afternoon
– Arrive at Surprising Cave (Hang Sửng Sốt), explore the cave and find out how the cave was named a Surprising.
– Heading to Titop island area. Drop anchor in the calm water surrounded by beautiful islets. Visit Titop island for swimming and snorkeling or do the short trek to the top of island to have the overview of Halong bay from here
– Heading back toward the sleeping area
Early evening
– Summit on the sundeck watching the sunset, enjoy Sunset party. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset
– An authentic Vietnamese menu is served
– After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar, or take for you one of our onboard activities: book reading, games, movies, and squid fishing…
Overnight on the Cruise
Day 9

Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

(Tai Chi – Breakfast – Luon Cave – Cooking Demonstration – Lunch – Farewell at your hotel)
06:30
For the early risers join us for a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session to full charge your energy for the day.
07:00 – 08:00
Local breakfast is served
08:00
– Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and it’s dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Luon Cave (Hang Luồn)
– Take your option either exploring the cave yourself on kayak or comfortably on bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:00
Check out the cabins, at your leisure while our cruise taking you pass by other beautiful highlights in the bay.
10:00
You will join with our short class of Cooking demonstration, how to make spring rolls before an early lunch is served.
12:00
Return to the shore and disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell.
Transfer to minibus or private and return to Hanoi.
Arrival back at your hotel approximately 16:30. Stay overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 10

Hanoi Departure (No Meals)

Free time for leisure. Then check out at hotel by 12PM
Our car transfer you from hotel to the airport, take the flight back home.
See you again.

Child Policy:

  • Child under 12 years old sharing with 01 adult: 90% of adult fare
  • Child under 12 years old sharing with 02 adults with extra bed: 75% of adult fare
  • Child under 12 years old sharing with 02 adults without extra bed: 50% of adult fare
  • Child under 02 years old sharing with 02 adults without bed: FOC
    Please note that some suppliers may impose additional fees for infants and children. These will be advised at time of booking.

What CAN be Refunded:

  • Some tours may require a minimum number of travelers to operate. The affected traveler will be fully refunded or may choose a similar tour product as a substitute. Should this occur, it would be under very rare circumstances.
  • Please note that the product substitute chosen by the traveler may be more expensive than the original product and therefore may be subject to an additional cost.
  • Any additional refunds based on extenuating circumstances will depend on the individual tour operator.

What CANNOT be Refunded:

  • All hotel and tour schedules are arranged ahead of time. Any person failing to appear on the day of departure will not be refunded.
  • No refund will be given for any portions of the tour unused by the traveler after tour departure regardless of circumstances.
  • Airfare is completely non-refundable and non-changeable for tours when airfare is included in the final price.
  • Hotel extensions and Instant Confirmation products (admission tickets, city passes, etc.) cannot be exchanged or refunded once confirmed.

Our cancellation Policy:

30 or More Days – 100% of total purchase amount can be refunded (Deduct Domestic Airfare as it is completely non-refundable)

16 – 29 Days Prior to Departure Date – 75% of total purchase amount can be refunded (Deduct Domestic Airfare as it is completely non-refundable)

07 – 15 Days Prior to Departure Date – 50% of total purchase amount can be refunded (Deduct Domestic Airfare as it is completely non-refundable)

0 – 06 Days Prior to Departure Date – Non-refundable

  • Please note that cancellation fees are calculated based on the date we receive your Cancellation Request via email and travel service start date.
  • If a tour is scheduled to depart within the next 6 days, we will not change a traveler’s departure date and will not offer a refund.
  • All cancellations must be made directly with Vietnam Adventure Tours
  • In most cases, reservations paid by wire transfer, cash deposit, or money order/traveler’s check/cashier’s check will be refunded via PayPal. FOR REFUNDS PROCESSED BY PAYPAL WITH ANY ASSOCIATED FEE WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE OVERALL REFUND AMOUNT.
Phu Quoc
Cu Chi tunnel
Cu Chi tunnel
Cu Chi tunnel
Cu Chi tunnel
Cu Chi tunnel
Cu Chi tunnel
Independence Palace
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Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral
Central Post Office
Central Post Office
War Remnants Museum
War Remnants Museum
War Remnants Museum
The Mekong Delta
The Mekong Delta
fruit gardens
Vinh Trang pagoda
Vinh Trang pagoda
The Mekong Delta
The Mekong Delta
The Mekong Delta
The Mekong Delta
Vietnamese traditional music
The Mekong Delta
coconut candy shop
coconut candy shop
Cai Răng floating market
Cai Răng floating market
Cai Răng floating market
fruit gardens
floating market
fruit gardens
fruit gardens
Phu Quoc
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Amazing cave
Amazing cave
Hai cafe cooking class
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