14 Days 13 Nights
Main destination: Ha Noi – Ha Long – Hoi An – Nha Trang – Sai Gon
Departure: Ha Noi
Finish: Sai Gon
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    Day 1: Hanoi arrival

    Upon your arrival at Hanoi airport look for our guide who will be waiting for you with a sign bearing your name.The journey from the airport to your hotel will take approximately one hour and is an entertaining experience full of chaotic traffic, distinctive architecture and overloaded motorbikes. Check in your hotel and enjoy yourself here.

    Overnight in Ha Noi.

    Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B/L)

    Depart at 9.00am from your hotel. We will begin our day by visiting Uncle Ho, learning about his great life at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, and his residential place (N.B. Closed on Mondays & Fridays). Next stop is the nearby Temple of Literature. The site of Vietnam’s first University, built in twelfth century, to teach the royals the Confucius theory. Here we will also have a chance to see a traditional music performance, if available. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

    In the afternoon visit Museum of Ethnology, widely acknowledged as the best in the country which houses a display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minority peoples.

    A late afternoon cyclo tour of Hanoi’s fascinating Old Quarter followed by free time for shopping. We finish our relaxing but informative day by attending a Water Puppet Show, a favorite experience for all visitors to Vietnam.

    Overnight in Ha Noi.

    Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)

    8.00 – 8.30: Our driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel.  On the way to Halong city, enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life.

    12.15: Embark on Cruise. Welcome drinks would be served before receiving cabin and cruising route briefing. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while our boat slowly cruise through amazing limestone seascape.

    15.15: Visiting Sung Sot cave, one of the most amazing caves in Halong Bay. The two chambers that form this amazing grotto are decorated with thousands of spectacular stalactite and stalagmite forms.

    16.25 Enjoy easy kayaking around the fishing village, then return to the vessel for your own leisure. Fresh fruit platter will be served on the sundeck.

    17.45: Keep cruising to the overnight anchorage area

    19.00: Seafood set-dinner on board

    21.00: Enjoy evening activities – Movies (Night), Board Games, Fishing or karaoke.

    Overnight on Cruise.

    Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi – Hoi An (B/L)

    A new day has come with beautiful sunrise view from your cabin

    5.30: Optional to wake up for sunrise or swimming.

    7.30: Breakfast with complimentary tea & coffee.

    8.00: Be transferred to nearby Ti Top Island for swimming or climb up to the top to see the outstanding scenery of the bay.

    9.00: Return to cruise. Check out and settle the bill

    9.30: Discover the mystic recipes of the Vietnamese cuisine by joining cooking class on the sundeck. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor.

    11.00: Set menu lunch is served on board

    12.00: Disembark and back to Hanoi

    16.00: Drop off at your hotel then collect your luggage and heading to the airport for the flight depart Hanoi to Da Nang. Pick up upon arrival and go to hotel in Hoi An for checking in.

    Overnight in Hoi An.

    Day 5: Hoi An Eco tour (B/L)

    Our tour provides you with a close – up and intimate exposure to both the local farming and fishing communities. Accompanied by your tour guide, you commence the day leisure cycling along country roads witnessing local Vietnamese rural life first hand, discovering all manner of photo opportunities – coming and visiting a beautiful organic vegetable village, watering and planting vegetable, hoeing a soil with local farmer, riding a water buffalo in a rice paddy field; seeing ducks swimming along the rice farm or farmers tending their crops. The photo opportunities are endless. As well you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. Later you will board our Viet Nam travel and cruise’s boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen and enjoy a hands – on experience boat while the waterways of coconut palm paradise. This tour provides you with a cultural window into the ways of life of both our farming and fishing communities.


    • Tour guide meets you at your hotel.
    • Cycle to a local farming village traveling along picturesque country roads (Bus or bike are option to choose to go).
    • Share in the daily work life of local farmers – hoeing and a soil, watering veggie at an organic herb garden, riding water buffalo in the field and enjoy the freshest air of the countryside beauty.
    • Board Viet Nam travel and cruise’s boat and cruise to the mouth of the river where it meets the Cua Dai See.
    • Learn and try your hand at local traditional fishing techniques using round and cast nets.
    • Learn to paddle the stranger and unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats.
    • Enjoy basket boat dancing of GangNam style on the round boat (THUNG CHAI) shown by Viet Nam travel and cruise’s crews.
    • Explore the now tranquil coconut – palm flanked waterways of a past war and hear of the extreme condition endured by soiliers on both sides.
    • Have a relaxed fun with catching beautiful purple carbs on bamboo basket boat.
    • Learn how to make an origami creations from reeds of palm leaves such us grasshopper, birds, ring, sunglass, bracelets…etc.
    • Visit a local water coconut palm village, take a walk around the village and have some tea and snack with local talks…
    • Back on – board our Viet Nam travel and cruise’s boat, enjoy lunch and cold beer or soft drink.
    • Return to hotel by coach.

    Overnight in Hoi An.

    Day 6,7: Hoi An free days (B)

    Have a free day to relax or explore Hoi An – an ancient town on your own.

    Overnight in Hoi An.

    Day 8: Hoi An – Nha Trang (B)

    Transfer to Da Nang airport 2 hours before your flight time. Depart from Da Nang to Nha Trang. You will be picked up at the airport by private car and transfer to hotel for checking in. Free time in Nha Trang as your leisure.

    Overnight in Nha Trang

    Day 9: Nha Trang Island & Snorkeling tour (B/L)

    Start from your hotel to Cau Da port at 8.30AM. Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island is the first place to visit, many sea species of Nha Trang/Khanh Hoa province make a small ocean world there. Mun Island is the best island for snorkeling where you can see lots of lives colorful corals and fish. You will also be able to see caves in which the sea swallows make their nest.Then relaxing, swimming & doing water sports or other activities at Mot Island, Tranh Beach Island or on a small island calling “Mini beach”. Taking a fresh lunch at the island. On the way back you will visit a fishing village before going to the shore.

    Overnight in Nha Trang

    Day 10: Discover The Vinpearland Amusement Park (B)

    Discover this exciting amusement park, Vinpearlland by the cable cars over Nhatrang Bay with the longest distance in the world. It takes about 10 minutes by cable car to the park. Start from your hotel at 9.00 am, our car & guide meets & transfers you to Phu Quy Tourism Pier, where you can take the cable car to the Vinpearlland Amusement Park. Then you can spend whole day participating & enjoying all attractive, exciting activities & games there such as Compact coaster, Swing Carousel, Evolution, Merry-go-round, 4D Movies, Bumpers Cars, Crazy Bull riding, all 3D & Video games, Children Paradise & Kid Garden, Newly opened water park & Waterfall Music at night

    Overnight in Nha Trang

    Day 11: Nha Trang – Sai Gon (B)

    Morning at leisure, check out from hotel then transfer to airport for a flight from Nha Trang to Sai Gon. On arrival in Sai Gon, meet your driver and be picked up to hotel in Sai Gon.

    Overnight in Sai Gon.

    Day 12: Sai Gon city & Cu Chi tunnel (B/L)

    This morning you will be met at your hotel at 8.00am by guide for a morning walking tour through the heart of Saigon’s famous and historic city landmarks including Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), the Rex Hotel, Municipal Theatre, Hotel de Ville and Notre Dame Cathedral. You will then join your vehicle and drive to the site of the former US Embassy (now the US consulate) before visiting the impressive Re-Unification Palace and War Remnants Museum. Lunch at a local restaurant.

    This afternoon we continue for the journey west from Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi. On arrival you will be guided through the famous tunnels used by the communist guerrillas during the Vietnam War. The tunnel network stretches over 250km and extends to three levels underground providing you with a remarkable insight into the hardships, courage, determination and terror of a guerrilla war. You will return to your hotel at approximately 6.00pm.

    Overnight in Sai Gon.

    Day 13: Mekong – My Tho tour (B/L)

    This morning you will be met at your hotel at 8.00am by your guide for a full day tour traveling south from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, the gateway to the Mekong Delta. Known as the “rice bowl” of Vietnam, the Delta is the most fertile region in the country, and the main producer of rice and tropical fruits. From My Tho, you board your boat and travel to one of the islands located in the middle of the Mekong River. On the island visit a fruit orchard and sample some of the local produce, before boarding a smaller sampan that winds along narrow canals. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit a local family’s house and enjoy their hospitality and share with them some tea or rice wine. After lunch (included) in My Tho return to Ho Chi Minh City by late afternoon.

    Overnight in Sai Gon.

    Day 14: Departure (B)

    You will be picked up from your hotel for the half hour journey to the airport. Be sure not to pack any valuables in your checked in luggage and remove all sharp objects and liquids from your carry on.

    Tour Inclusions:

    • Selected accommodation with breakfast in twin share room
    • Meals as listed in the itinerary
    • Private air-condition transportation
    • Boat cruises and rides while on tour
    • Experience and friendly English-speaking local guide
    • Internal flights to tour destinations (Economy Class)
    • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
    • Service charge and VAT taxes

    Tour Exclusions:

    • Visa stamping fee at the Embassy
    • Travel Insurance in all kinds
    • Other foreign language guide
    • Peak tourist season or special event rates
    • Child or adult in triple sharing room
    • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
    • Solo traveller must single supplement

    Trip Notes:

    – Travelers are highly recommended to purchase Travel Insurance upon commitment of the booking in case of force majeure. Travel Insurance covers such costs as emergency and medical evacuation, hospital fees, property loss, etc. which could possibly happen during the trip.

    – Rooms at hotels are available only from 1400 on arrival day till 1200 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired.

    – The itinerary may subject to change depending on weather conditions and the local situation.

    – Reservations during peak times such as Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, National Holidays may be subject to supplementary charges.

    – If any proposed service is not available at the time of booking, we will try to find alternative and similar option and minimize changes to the program.

    – Domestic flights may subject to change or reschedule before departure date

    – Vietnam Travel and Cruise is not responsible for any injury, loss, death, inconvenience, delay or damage to personal property in connection with the provision of any goods or services whether resulting from but not limited to acts of God or force majeure, illness, disease, acts of war, civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, animals, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind, overbooking or downgrading of services, food poisoning, mechanical or other failure of aircraft or other means of transportation or for failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart on time. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural disaster, political actions and unrest, must be covered by the clients.  Vietnam Travel and Cruise will make every effort to recoup any losses from the service providers.

    Booking condition:


    – A Deposit of AUD$300 per person is required upon confirmation of your booking. This deposit is non-refundable.

    – The balance is due 30 days prior to departure. If you fail to pay by the due date we reserve the right to cancel your booking and retain your deposit.

    If you make a booking less than 30 days prior to departure, full payment is due within 48 hours.

    Cancellation: Any cancellations must be made in witting.

    – Cancellation fees apply to all cancelled reservations. The fee is determined by the date written cancellation received by Vietnam Travel and Cruise.

    – Cancellation more than 30 days – Loss of deposit

    – Cancellation at 30 or less days – 100% of total booking cost

    Special conditions: Depending on airlines, hotels, cruises’ cancellation policies, the above conditions may be modified.

    Claims and refunds for unused services

    No refunds or exchanges can be made in respect of accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transport or any other services, which are included in the tour prices but not utilized by the client.

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