Explore the stately Hanoi Capital, marvel at spectacular Halong Bay, see unique World Heritage sites of Hue and Hoi An, discover the waterway of Mekong River and admire the majestic temples of Angkor. This will be a fabulous trip for family vacation. You can select your preferred departure dates! We also can customize your unique trip based on your desires and your...

Tour Code: VTF 06
Tour Route: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Hue – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh -Mekong Delta – Angkor Complex
Starts/Ends: Hanoi/Siem Reap (Cambodia)
Tour Duration: 16 Days
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Tour Type: Landscape and Nature, Cruise Holidays
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi – half day city tour
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong bay (Overnight on junk cruises with kayaking)
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – Fly to Hue – City Hue half day
Day 6: Hue – Boat trip
Day 7: Hue – Transfer to Hoi An
Day 8: Hoi An – Walking tour in the afternoon
Day 9: Hoi An – Free day
Day 10: Hoi An – Fly to Saigon
Day 11: Saigon – City tour
Day 12: Mekong day trip
Day 13: Saigon – Fly to Siem Reap
Day 14: Angkor Temple Complex
Day 15: Angkor Temple Complex
Day 16 Departure

Special Experiences :

  • Experience the interesting of colonial city of Hanoi with water puppet show and cyclo tour
  • Boat trip on Perfume River in Hue, visit Hue Purple Forbidden city
  • Deluxe Junk Cruise and over night on Halong Bay for spectacular landscapes and caves visiting and others activities
  • Walking tour in charming town of Hoi An
  • Mekong Delta waterway
  • Majestic Temples of Angkor
  • Full Itinerary
  • Price & Inclusion
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Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi (D)
Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement
Accommodations: Flower Garden Hotel Up on arrival in Hanoi, we will be greeted and transferred to hotel. Free at our leisure in the rest of the day. In the evening you will meet our guide again and go to the fine restaurant in town for our welcome dinner.

Day 2: Hanoi – City tour – half day (B, L)
Accommodations: Flower Garden Hotel
Sites visited: Ho Chi Minh Complex, Hanoi Hilton Prison, Hanoi’s old quarter, Unique Water Puppet show Our tour today starts after breakfast at the hotel, the destination will be Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum with Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda, outside Ho Chi Minh Museum; the Temple of Literature. Free at leisure in the afternoon. At 5 PM we have one hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter; after that we will enjoy the Water Puppet show at the Theater.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum opening time: Open from Tuesday to Thursday and weekends from 8am to 11pm. Closed on Mondays and Fridays. The mausoleum is closed for two months of the year, usually October and November, when Ho Chi Minh’s body is maintenance by Russian expert.

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong bay (Overnight on junk cruises) (B, L, D)
Accommodations: Halong Sails Junk Cruise
Sites visited: Halong Bay, caves
Today we will depart for the journey passing the lush green rice field in the Red River delta to the coast and the wonderful Ha Long bay which named as “the ascending dragon”.
Arriving at the Halong Bay Wharf at around midday, we transfer from our vehicle to our deluxe junk, join our fantastic seafood lunch, and cruise around this tranquil bay, marvel at 3000 limestone peaks that emerge from the emerald water.
We have opportunity to visit spectacular amazing cave crammed with stalactites and stalagmites; and if the weather permits it is great to swim from our boat. After our delicious dinner we will join together with variety of drinking wine while overlooking stars on the roof top. Spending the night on the junk.

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Accommodations: Flower Garden Hotel
Sites visited: Hallow cave, Halong bay Breakfast at 07:00, after that we or relax on the junk or keep on kayaking one or two hours more.
Around 10:00 we pack our luggage and check out of our cabin (for crew members prepare rooms for coming passengers). Our lunch today will be served sooner than usual as we will return to the main harbor at around midday.
We then transfer to our awaiting vehicle for around 3 hour driving back to Hanoi. We will be back our capital city at about 03:30PM.

Day 5: Hanoi – Fly to Hue – City Hue half day (B)
Transfer via: Vietnam airline
Accommodations: Green Hue Hotel Sites visited: Hue Citadel, Forbidden Purple City, Dong Ba market. This morning we will be transferred to Noi Bai airport to take a short flight to Hue.
Up on arrival in Hue, our local guide will welcome pick we and transfer to our hotel, relax at hotel. Our tour will start in the afternoon to visit the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City. Before coming back to hotel we have time to explore Dong Ba market.

Day 6: Hue – Boat trip (B)
Accommodations: Green Hue Hotel
Sites visited: Perfume River , Thien Mu Pagoda , Tu Duc King’s Tomb After breakfast we take a Dragon boat along Perfume River to visit the famous Thien Mu Pagoda (Heaven Lady Pagoda), one of the Nguyen King’s Tomb (Majestic Tu Duc King’s Tomb) and back to city at lunch time. Free at our own leisure in the afternoon.

Day 7: Hue – Transfer to Hoi An (B)
Accommodations: River beach Resort
Sites visited: Lang Co beach, Hai Van pass, ancient town of Hoi An. Today we will transfer to Hoi An, along the way though we will stop at Lang Co beach, for coffee and refreshments, then onto the Hai Van pass, stopping at the top to take in the stunning views north over Lang Co beach and south over Da Nang city. Arriving in Hoi An we check into hotel before spending the rest of the afternoon for exploring and shopping around ancient town of Hoi An.

Day 8: Hoi An – Free day with below suggestion (B)
Accommodations: River beach Resort
Hoi An is a charming, small town which can be easily explored on foot. Between the 17th and 19th centuries, the town was a thriving international trading port with a large Chinese and Japanese population.
We can spend our time walking around the historic town soaking up the atmosphere, exploring the many Chinese assembly halls and fascinating ancestral homes. The town is also famous for its shops; in particular it’s large number of tailors.
We also have the option of taking a day trip to My Son, about 1 to 1/2 hours away. My Son is another UNESCO world heritage-listed site. Here, in a secluded valley, the Cham people build over 70 impressive Hindu-style temples; many of them are over a thousand years old.

Day 9: Hoi An – Free day (B)
Accommodations: River beach Resort
We are free at leisure on the beach today.
Day 10 Hoi An – Fly to Ho Chi Minh (B)
Transfer via: Vietnam airline
Accommodations: Grand Hotel Saigon Free at our own leisure in the morning, check out the hotel around lunch time the we be transfer back to Da Nang city for a short domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon). Up on arrival in Saigon we transfer to hotel, relaxing in the rest of the day.

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City tour (B, L)
Accommodations: Grand Hotel Saigon
Sites visited: Reunification Palace, War Remnant Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post office , Ben Thanh market In the morning we will transfer to the highlights of the biggest city in Vietnam.
The first destination is the Reunification Palace where Vietnam Liberation Army got Victory from the American War in 1975. The second place is the War Remnant Museum. This is a place that we can see countless of artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting American war crimes.
The Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post office and Ben Thanh market are the last places we will visit before transferring to the restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon we will have our free time at leisure.

Day 12: Mekong day trip (B, L)
Accommodations: Grand Hotel Saigon
Sites visited: My Tho, Upper Mekong River, Vinh Trang Pagoda, and villages At 08.00 we leave Ho Chi Minh Citybehind and heading to Vietnam’s biggest rice basket, the Mekong Delta.
We will pass through idyllic, rural scenes until we arrive at My Tho, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River, where we will visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda.
Next we will have a boat ride on the Mekong, visit local homes and orchards, a coconut candy workshop, a honeybee farm, take a sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, try a taste of seasonal fruit and honey tea and enjoy a performance of traditional Southern singing. We will return to Saigon about 5pm.

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh – Fly to Siem Reap (B, D)
Transfer via: Vietnam Airline at our arrangement
Accommodations: Sokha Angkor Hotel Sites visited: Prasat Bakong, Preah Ko, and Lo Lei temples This morning we transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport to take a short flight to Siem Reap.
Upon arrival Siem Reap Airport we will be greeted by our guide and transferred to hotel for check-in, then lunch at local restaurant.
After that we start our exploration at Angkor today by a visit to Prasat Bakong, Preah Ko, and Lo Lei. These three temples form what is commonly known as the Roulos Group. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 14: Angkor Temple Complex (B)
Accommodations: Sokha Angkor Hotel
Sites visited: Angkor Thom, Ta Phrom temple, Bayon, Takeo, Thammanon, and Banteay Kde Temples, Apsara Dances After breakfast we visit the marvelous Ta Prohm temple, ‘Jungle Temples’, and Angkor Thom ‘Great City’.
The most important monuments are located in the center of the city, namely the Bayon, Baphoun and the Terrace of Elephants. The Bayon in particular is a fascinating piece of architecture with a total of 54 towers elaborately decorated with over 200 smiling faces.
Following by we visit Takeo, Thammanon, and Banteay Kdei. Tonight we have buffet dinner and enjoy Apsara Dance.

Day 15: Angkor Temple Complex (B)
Accommodations: Sokha Angkor Hotel
Sites visited: Banteay Srei, Angkor Wat temples In the morning we visit one of the best-loved temples, Banteay Srei (the woman temples), after that drive back to Angkor Wat complex. From here we proceed to Phnom Bakeng for a truly memorable sunset over one of the Wonder of the World.

Day 16: Tonle Sap Lake – Siem Reap Departure (B)
Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement
Sites visited: Tonle Sap Lake, In the morning time, there will be the option of taking a boat trip down to Tonle Sap, Asia’s largest inland lake, which swells to ten times its normal size during the wet season, or perhaps some last minutes shopping before transferring to the airport for wer departure flight back home.

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Children policy:

  • Under 2 years old: Free of Charged
  • From 2 – 5 years old: 50%
  • From 5 – 12 years old: 75%
  • Above 12 years old: Charged as adult

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide/s in different parts of country (Other languages upon requests) Accommodations based on family room (triple room)
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary as: 15 Breakfasts; 5 Lunches & 3 Dinners
  • A/C transfers & transport by private van, with a reasonable supply of drinking water En-suite cabin on deluxe junk in Halong Bay
  • Domestic airfares: Hanoi – Hue; Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh
  • International flight between Ho Chi Minh City & Siem Reap
  • Airport tax for domestic flight/s in Vietnam
  • Entrance fees to the sightseeing indicated in the itinerary