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Tour Code: HTT01PKT02
Itinerary: Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay - Hoi An - Hue - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - My Tho
1007 USD876 USD/pax
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The Best of Vietnam 12 Days tour giving an opportunity to visit the most beautiful destination in Vietnam. This package covers the bustling cities to country’s historic places, from the paddy-fields of Northern mountainous to peaceful beach in Hoi An.


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Welcome to Hanoi – Vietnam!

Upon arrival flight, the tour guide & driver will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport; it takes us 35 minutes driving to the center of Hanoi then check-in at hotel.

Free at leisure.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00.


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After breakfast, we will start our city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex included Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his house-on-stilts & One Pillar Pagoda. Next, head onward to the Temple of Literature, an ancient collection of courtyards, gardens and architecture built in homage to the Chinese scholar Confucius.

Enjoy Vietnamese lunch at local restaurant.

In the afternoon, we will discover Hoa Lo Prison Museum, also known as the “Hanoi Hilton”, was a prison used by the French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners and later by North Vietnam for prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. Comeback to the Old Quarter, we stop to visit at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake).

After tour, we will take you back to your hotel.

Free at leisure until transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for your overnight trip to Sapa.

Overnight on the train

Please note: Check-out time is before 12.00


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Pick up at the train station when you arrive and transfer to Sapa by a tourist shared bus.

Early check in is possible when you arrive if the room available otherwise we will provide you a basic room where you can have shower.

Start the trip at 9:30 as below.

First start of 6km of walking down to the south east of Sapa along the side of Muong Hoa valley to Y Linh Ho village of the Black H’mong. Continue a 2km-trekking down to Lao Chai village, through terraced rice fields to Ta Van village of the Dzay minority people. Lunch at a local family, it gives you a worth chance for you to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily life styles and exclusive custom. Enjoy the landscapes on the way.

Last trek is about 2Km to the bus stop in Tavan then get back to Sapa by jeep or minivan.

Overnight in Sapa


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A walk down to the South-west of Sapa (around 4 km) to visit Cat Cat village of the Black H’mong. Relax at the food of the stunning waterfall and the vestige of a hydroelectric power station that was constructed by the French during the colonial time in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch by the side of the river, and then next 3 km to Sin Chai, the village located at the foot of Fansipan Mountain, “the roof of Vietnam and Indochina”. From here you can enjoy huge stunning landscapes before climbing up on the way a jeep to return to Sapa.

The bus pick you up from your hotel and transfer back to Hanoi.

Arrive to your hotel in Hanoi around 21.00.

Overnight in Hanoi.


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After breakfast and check-out, at 8AM we head East for more than 3 hours to Halong Bay, the pride of the Gulf of Tonkin, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994. The road will pass by the Red River delta with green paddy fields and rural villages, where hard-work farmers are busy with their farming jobs, ploughing buffaloes or planting seedling. Upon arrival in Halong, we’ll take a big boat to cruise the Bay to discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After a lunch of fresh seafood on board, we can visit the Surprising Grotto, stop for swimming or kayaking, passing floating villages and approach islets to enjoy their beauty in close distance. Back to the boat for dinner late afternoon.

Evening attend activities on the boat or relax at your own leisure.

Overnight on the boat.

Please note: The program may be little varied upon the cruise you choose.


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You should wake up early to enjoy the dawn on the sea in the early morning. The Vietnamese call the “East Sea” by a point-oriented name “Eastern Sea”, so you may guess how miraculous seeing the sunrise over the islets of the Bay. After breakfast our boat will continue to cruise in marvelous areas, where almost each islet has its own name, adopting its shape or reminiscent like Sail Island, Fisherman’s head rock, Butterfly rock or Turtle islet etc.

Take our car back to Hanoi International Airport for a short flight to Danang.

Welcome at the airport then transfer along the coast to reach Hoi An Ancient Town. Check in hotel.

Overnight in Hoi An.


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After breakfast at hotel, you take interesting walk over the tile-roofed Japanese Bridge, visit taciturn Chinese Assembly Halls, enjoy the attractiveness of ancient houses or listen to folk music of Central Vietnam at old club-houses. Later we can stop at shrines or stroll into the market located by Thu Bon river, where you may find the same feelings of the artists, who see the rooftops of Hoi An a magical old world of Oriental feel and source of inspiration. This is also a wonderful town to shop for lanterns, soft silk, raw silk, or get your clothes tailored within a day.

Enjoy Vietnamese lunch at local restaurant.

Rest of day will be free on your own to discover the town or cycling along Thu Bon to Cua Dai Beach.

Overnight in Hoi An.


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After breakfast and check-out hotel, we will depart from Hoi An to Hue by the Hai Van Pass (the “Ocean Cloudy Mountain Pass”) and enjoy the beauty of Lang Co Beach before reaching Hue. Being recognized by UNESCO as the 1st Cultural World Heritage for Vietnam, Hue is highlighted by the old royal architectural works and the most traditional Vietnamese lifestyle.

Enjoy Vietnamese lunch at local restaurant.

In the evening, we will discover the charm of the city from the Royal Citadel, Forbidden City, Hue Royal Museum. Go on to Thien Mu pagoda and visit the Tombs of King Tu Duc – the best-reserved monuments of the Nguyen Emperors since early 19th and early 20th centuries.

Overnight in Hue.


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Relax till transfer to Hue Airport to take the midday flight to Saigon. You will be welcomed at the Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to the hotel to check-in after having lunch at Vietnamese restaurant.

Afternoon, we start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Then we continue to the War Museum to learn about the Vietnam War. Nearby the Palace are the colonial-styled Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city’s major landmarks. Have a walking tour on Nguyen Hue street to take the photos of the Opera House and the Ho Chi Minh Committee (outside). From here, walking to Ben Thanh Market one of the most typical symbol of Saigon to experience the daily life of the locals and do shopping the hand-made goods there.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.


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In the morning, after breakfast we will visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lie 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be. You even can try to crawl some dozens of m on the tunnel underground to have the real experience. Return to Saigon.

Free at your leisure rest of the day.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.


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After breakfast at hotel. Picked by at hotel and drive heading to My Tho the homeland of coconut and family factories with local products like coconut candy, rice paper, etc. Upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people live along the banks. We stop at one of 4 island in the area for sightseeing. Enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music at the plantation. After that you will embark on the small boats rowed the the local people thru the small cannels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee. After that enjoy the horse-cart trip through the tranquil road of the village. We continue getting on the big boat to visit the vast area.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant nearby Mekong River with the Elephant Ear fish.

Afternoon, drive back to Ho Chi Minh City with stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, a famous pagoda in the area that its architecture is a mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French culture.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.


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Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure till check out time and transfer to the airport for the departure flight.

End of our services.

Please note: Hotel Check-out time is around 12.00.



Price table (From USD/pax up):

Accommodation class

Low season

High season

Superior (3-Star)

1007 876 1045 909
Deluxe (4-Star) 1136 988

1187 1032

Luxury (5-Star) 1478 1285

1577 1371

Accommodations details:


Accommodations class

Superior (3-Star)

Deluxe (4-Star)

Luxury (5-Star)


La Suite Hotel Tirant Hotel

Sheraton Hotel

Sapa Panorama Hotel

Sapa Vista Hotel

Halong Bay

V’Spirit Cruise Aclass Stellar Cruise

Signature Cruise

Hoi An

Hoi An Lotus Hotel Hoi An Silk Marina Resort

Palm Garden Resort


Festival Hue Hotel

Moonlight Hotel

Imperial Palace Hotel

Ho Chi Minh

Liberty Park View Hotel Aristo Hotel

Sheraton Saigon Hotel

Tour inclusive

  • Accommodations in chosen class or similar
  • Land transfer services
  • Meals as mentioned (B means breakfast; L means lunch; D means dinner)
  • Local English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program
  • Cabin on cruise in Halong Bay
  • Bottle Mineral water on car/bus during tour day (1 bottle of 500ml/half day. 2 bottles of 500ml/full day)

Tour exclusive

  • Visa fee and services
  • Domestic and international flight tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Early check-in/Late check-out
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others
  • Any service not clearly mentioned in the program
  • Surcharge for Christmas 24/12, New Year 31/12, Lunar New Year’s Eve.


Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 31 days before arrival: Free of charge.
  • Within 22 days to 30 days before arrival: 30% of total tour price.
  • Within 16 days to 21 days before starting time: 50% of total tour price.
  • Within 15 days before starting time: 100% of total tour price.

Children Price

  • For accommodation: Depend on hotel/cruise policy
  • For land tour:
    • Free of charge for babies (0 – 3 years old)
    • Children from 4 to under 8 years old: 75% of adult rate
    • Child from 9 years must pay the full adult rate
Starting Price 1007 USD876 USD

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