Your trip begins with arrival in Vietnam. Your private driver will meet and greet you at the airport. You will be escorted to the hotel by the private transportation. Check-in to the hotel and have some rest after the flight. You can travel around the streets in the capital of Vietnam. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and product’s variety are splashed all over this area.
After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.
Have breakfast at the hotel then you travelling around the countryside style of Vietnam, a countryside located at the outskirt of Hanoi. The approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes.
Then arriving at Mr. Duoc’s house, you will be welcomed with fresh honey tea and green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family. Imagine a Vietnam in the old time of war through stories of Mr. Duoc, who is not only a veteran who lives during those hard times but also a green tea expert. You will visit his tea plantation which is one of the largest in Ri village and join with locals in green tea processing. Afterward, have a Vietnamese cooking demonstration with another local host and then enjoy a home-cooked lunch in a lovely garden.
After that, you will wander around the village and mingling with local people. You will visit the local craftsman who has been skilled at making conical hats from a very young age and other workshops in the village to see how people there make tofu or shell the rice. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way.
Then join your guides for a leisurely cycling trip along the country roads. Observe traditional Vietnamese rural life as the local people work in the paddy fields. Along the way, watch out for a water buffalo plowing a paddy field while ducks swim across the top. Stop at another host family for foot bathing following the recipes of Muong ethnic group and relaxing time before embarking on your private boat for a trip along the Da river. Later, enjoy a transfer between Ba Vi to your accommodation in Hanoi.
Have breakfast at your accommodation then our driver transfers you to Sapa. After a long route, you arrive in Sapa town. Today, you can be walking or be travelling around the Sapa town, as considered a cloudy town in Vietnam.
Overnight in Sapa.
Met up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and driver for a short road transfer heading to Cat Cat village. After a couple of minutes, you will follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. Then you will stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station for a while before you trek on a dirt trail through rice paddy terraces. You will also enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river. You eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where you can take a rest while you are served lunch near the river.
After lunch, you head Muong Hoa valley. You will pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. You will spend the night in local house of Giay minority. Later, will be able to take a walk to enjoy the valley view as well as swim in the river nearby.
Once you get energy for your last day trek by having a delicious breakfast, you leave for Giang Ta Chai village of Red Dao minority. You will be travelling around a bamboo forest, which belongs to Hoang Lien National Park, the highest national park in Vietnam. On the way, you will pass by a waterfall where you will have time to take a rest and enjoy the surroundings. You will find a nice place to enjoy lunch.
After lunch, you continue toward Su Pan, a small village located by the road. Here you start your journey back to Sapa by car and transfer back to Hanoi city.
Our guide and the shuttle bus will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel and start journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see everyday Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay’s 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and later there is an opportunity for an evening swim from the side of the boat.
Spend the night on the luxurious boat
Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Cave of Surprises, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 4.30pm. Drop at the hotel in Hanoi. Free time on your own.
Overnight in Hanoi.
After breakfast, our driver will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel and transfer to Airport for the flight to Hoi An. Upon arrival, you will be transferred directly to your hotel. After check-in, free for leisure and shopping in the local markets
Overnight in Hoi An.
Today you will have free time travelling around Hoi An and explore the cuisine of Central Vietnam, at your own pace, seeing what interests you.
(OPTIONAL TOUR: HOI AN ECO TOUR)
Today your English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to a tour of the countryside and rivers around Hoi An. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. After that, you will board the Hoi An Eco-tour boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen. Enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also take a paddleboat trip in a unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat down the waterways of a coconut palm paradise.
In the afternoon, leisure time on your own exploring the ancient town or relaxing at the hotel.
Morning: Having breakfast at your hotel. Check in your hotel then our driver will meet you at lobby – transfer to Hue by bus
Afternoon: After arriving at Hue, checks in the hotel. Next, you are free to visit the city. For example, you can go sightseeing at the Thuan An Beach, Lang Co Beach, Garden House….or take some photos. Spend overnight in Hue.
Overnight in Hue.
08:00 Start your tour of Hue by traveling around to the Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty, the last dynasty in Vietnam ruled between 1802 and 1945. After exploring the ruins of this wonderful monument take a cyclo ride through the ‘Old City’ to Tinh Tam Lake where the Emperors used to come to relax, full of lotus flowers in Summer, there are many local style coffee shops around the lake where university students come to study. Drive onto Thien Mu Pagoda, constructed in 1601, the 21-meter tall tower is the centerpiece of the pagoda.
This afternoon, depart for the Mausoleum of Tu Duc, built decades before its occupant’s death, the tomb was used as a palace retreat before becoming the Emperors’ resting place. Continue to Khai Dinh’s Tomb which is traditional Vietnamese in design with a European touch making it unique from the other tombs in Hue. If you wish, before visiting the tombs pass the city’s vibrant Dong Ba Market where a huge array of fresh produce is on offer.
Overnight in Hue.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then have free leisure time until there will be a private cab transfer you to the airport for your next flight to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrive at the airport, our driver escorts you to accommodation. Enjoy your time by walking and travelling around the dynamic city of Vietnam
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City
Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and start the trip to My Tho. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and travelling around four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands in Vietnam
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking in the village paths to contemplate orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, and Vietnamese folk music performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation. Be rowed in a small sampan through the Thoi Son canal and treat yourself to the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business & bee-keeping farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Have lunch at the local restaurant. Break time.
The afternoon is time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meeting the local people to experience their daily life in the Mekong Delta. Relaxing on hammocks to enjoy the cool breeze is for those do not want to join the cycling trip. Proceed to Can Tho. Your leisure.
Overnight in Can Tho (centrally located hotel/countryside-homestay).
Breakfast at the hotel/homestay in the early morning. Take a leisure boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River) then visit Cai Rang floating market which is the liveliest one in the whole of the region.
Walking trip to visit the fruit plantation and local noodle factory.
Our driver will bring you to the airport. Take a flight from Can Tho airport to Phu Quoc
Check in hotel and overnight in Phu Quoc Island.
Have leisure time today.
Accommodate at the hotel. (Meals: breakfast)
Have leisure time today.
Accommodate at the hotel. (Meals: breakfast)
Have breakfast at your hotel, travelling or walking around the island before taking a flight to Ho Chi Minh City and finish your Vietnam Trip.
Experienced English Speaking Guide ( If mentioned)
* Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
B = breakfasts
This tour offers Vegetarian and Vegan food options on request. Simply let our Customer Support team know the food option that you prefer.
Hoi An Eco Tour : 38 USD/person
Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price. You can organize travel insurance with your preferred insurance company. We recommend World Nomads, a company recommended by LonelyPlanet
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I and my wife had a wonderful trip to Vietnam organized with the team to add an additional 4 days onto our tour. Dat and his team were brilliant to deal with and did and an amazing job accommodating for our request to extend the tour and also to meet my husband dietary requirements. The local tour guides were great and provided great information and were very helpful. The hotels locations were fantastic and close to everything. Again, We had a fantastic time and hope to travel with Vietnam Tour Fun again in the future,
Excellent travel itinerary to Vietnam with 24hrs support, great hotels provided. Thanks Minah for your support throughout the tour and making it a memorable family vacation.
Me and my friend had a 9 day tour in Vietnam in January this year…It was absolutely fantastic from the first approach of my travel referent from Vietnam Tour Fun , Ms Minah. She helped us made some changes with tour and still have plenty of time for us doing our things. We could not have been more pleased.
It’s a good tour if you don’t have much time to explore Vietnam, you get to see a lot of what Vietnam is about
Deep into culture and boarden my mind a lot on this tour. We met many mind-like travellers and listened to many good stories from our guide Hannah. She is so good that no words can describe. Everything is great except for the lady in Hanoi hotel, but then it’s not a big problem at all.