Truly Vietnam 16 days 15 nights - from $1439 US

We can say this is the truly Vietnam and a highly recommended tour if you have 16 days in Vietnam. The tour brings you a complete view of Vietnam from the mountainous town of Sapa to the charming beach of Nhatrang, from unique Halong bay to the really fertile Mekong delta…Come take this tour to have a truly experience of Vietnam.
  • Ha Long Bay - Ha Long Vietnam
  • Sapa Vietnam
  • Mekong Delta Vietnam
  • Kayaking Halong Bay Vietnam
  • Mekong Delta Vietnam
  • Hochiminh city
  • Vietnamese Food
  • Ben Thanh Market Hochiminh city
  • Hoian Vietnam


Day 1 Arrive Hanoi. Transfer hotel
Day 2 Full day Hanoi city tour. Overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 3 Transfer to Sapa. Fullday easy trekking tour to Hill tribe village. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 4 Free at leisure to visit Sapa on your own or take our optional tour (trekking tour, biking tour, market tour..). Transfer to Laocai to take the overnight train back to Hanoi.
Day 5 Arrive Hanoi at early morning, enjoy short stay for refreshment & breakfast before being transfered to Halong. Afternoon cruise the Halong bay. Overnight on board
Day 6 Morning Halong bay cruise. Transfer back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7 Fly to Hue, halfday city tour of Hue. Overnight in Hue
Day 8 Full day Hue city tour. Overnight in Hue
Day 9 Transfer to Hoi An, en-route visit Cham musuem, marble moutains. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10 Morning visit My Son. Afternoon enjoy walking tour of Hoian. Overnight in Hoian
Day 11 Transfer to Danang airport to fly to Nhatrang. Overnight in Nhatrang
Day 12 Nhatrang island and city tour. Overnight in Nhatrang
Day 13 Fly to Hochiminh city. Check in and free at leisure. Overnight in Hochiminh city
Day 14 Fullday visit Cuchi tunnel and Hochiminh city tour. Overnight in Hochiminh city
Day 15 Day trip to visit Cai Be market in Mekong delta. Overnight in Hochiminh city
Day 16 Depart Ho Chi Minh. Transfer to airport.


1/Day trip to Hoalu (Ancient capital before being moved to Hanoi) & Tam Coc (Called “Dry Halong bay”) – Departing and ending in Hanoi by car (Pls see day trips & excursions, Hanoi area for pricing)
2/Day tri to DMZ(Permanent border between South & North created in April 1954 till 1975) – Departing and endingin Hue, by car (Pls see day trips & excursions, Hue, Danang & Hoian area for pricing + 1 more night at hotel in Hue)
3/2 days/1night trip in Mekong delta in stead of one day trip to Cai Be. (Please see Southern Vietnam Module for itinerary details and hereunder is the applicable surcharges )

Day 1 – Arrive Hanoi ( welcome dinner )
Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2 – Hanoi city tour     Lao Cai
A full day city tour of Vietnam’s capital. Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. The city tour includes such sights as Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and his house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the Quanh Thanh Temple and the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the edge of West Lake. After lunch, continue to the Museum of Ethnology and end the afternoon with a visit to the Lake of the Restored Sword and a cyclo tour of the Old. In the evening enjoy dinner then take the overnight train to Lao Cai. Overnight on the train (B,L,D)

Day 3 – Lao Cai-Sapa
Early arrival at Laocai train station, chek in at Thien Hai hotel – a Standard hotel near Laocai train station for refreshment and breakfast before being transferred to Sapa at around 8:30 am (applicable for Standard class and Superior option) or transferred to Victoria Sapa hotel for refreshment at the indoor swimming pool and enjoy buffet breakfast (For Deluxe 2 & Deluxe 1 options). On the way to Sapa, enjoy the view of terraced hills and mountains of Sapa. Take a full day treking tour of Sapa to visit some traditional hill tribe villages (Red Dao, Hmong hill tribe) with lunch at a local home or picnic lunch. Overnight in Sapa. (B,L)

Day 4 – Sapa-Lao Cai     Hanoi
Breakfast at your hotel. Free at leisure to explore Sapa on your own pace till late afternoon, transferred to Laocai, check in at Thien Hai hotel again for refreshment before catching the overnight train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train. (B) (Short stay at Thien Hai applicable for all 4 options)

Note : This day, we recommend you to visit the optional colourful market of the hill tribes in stead of having a free day if it is on Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun as the markets are open on those day weekly. Pls see the market tour prices mentioned below

Day 5 – Hanoi-Halong Bay
Early arrival in Hanoi. Met and transferred to Asean hotel, a Standard hotel near train station for refreshment and having breakfast, leave Hanoi by road for Halong Bay. 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. Arrive in Halong and board the traditional sailing junk. Whilst cruising the exquisite waters sample the regions fresh seafood. Visit the recently discovered Surprise Grotto with its great views, and on the next island see the yawning mouth of Bo Nau Cave. Alternatively journey to Dau Go Cave and nearby see the famous stalagmites and stalactites of Thien Cung Cave. Enjoy a swim in the emerald waters of Halong Bay or kayaking if you wish. Watch the sun set over the bay whilst enjoying a delicious dinner. Overnight on board junk. (B,L,D)

Day 6 – Halong Bay-Hanoi    
Wake up to fresh coffee and a wholesome breakfast before cruising back to Halong City. En route the junk weaves through strange-shaped rock formations that invite comparisons from fighting cocks to dragons and even General de Gaulle’s nose! After another wonderful brunch on board disembark at the dock at Halong City. Transfer back to Hanoi, arrival at Hanoi at mid-afternoon, free at leisure and overnight in Hanoi. (B,Br)

Day 7 – Hanoi      Hue
Breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Hanoi airport to take a short flight to Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. On arrival at Hue, met by our local guide then transferred to hotel for check in. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. Dinner with Hue cuisine and royal court music. Overnight in Hue(B,D)

Day 8 – Hue fullday city tour
After breakfast, enjoy a boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visits Hue’s best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the mausoleum of former emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. In the afternoon visit the elaborate mausoleums of emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh then back to the city center to visit Dong Ba historic market. Free for the rest of day. Overnight in Hue(B,L)

Day 9 – Hue-Hoi An
Leave Hue for Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years The scenic route passes through the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. On arrival at Danang, visit Cham museum – a collection of Cham sculptures then visit Marble mountain – a cluster of 5 marbles & limestone hills, famous for stone sculpture making & stone cutting crafts then charming Eastern sea of Vietnam before being transferred to Hoian. Overnight in Hoi An. (B,L)

Day 10 – Hoi An-My Son-Hoi An
A half day trip to visit the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son. Here, 40km southwest of Hoi An, in a lush green valley, are dozens of red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the seventh and thirteenth centuries. Visit the museum and the holy site then head back to Hoi An for lunch.  In the afternoon enjoy a walking tour of the ancient town centre to visit the former merchants’ homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colourful market Overnight in Hoi An. (B,L)

Day11–Hoian-Danang  Nhatrang
Breakfast at your hotel, free at leisure till being transferred to airport for flight to Nha Trang, welcome and transfer to your hotel then free to chill out on the beautiful and white sandy beach. Overnight in Nhatrang (B)

Day 12 – Nhatrang island & city tour
Leave hotel after breakfast to boat station for boating to visit 3 or 4 islands with the most beautiful corals. Enjoy lunch on the island. Chilling out on the beach.....then visit the fishing village before returning to Nha Trang. Enjoy a short city tour of Nhatrang city with Po Nagar tower, a sacred Hindu site dating back to the 7th century, Stone Church built in French colony time. Overnight in Nhatrang(B,L)

Day13–Nhatrang   Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
After breakfast, free at leisure till being transfered to Cam Ranh airport for the short flight to dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals. On arrival, met by our local guide then transferred to your hotel for check-in, free for the rest of day. Dinner cruise on Saigon river with traditional music performance. Overnight in HCMC(B,D)

Day 14 – Ho Chi Minh City tour & Cuchi tunnel
Depart Ho Chi Minh City at 08:00 in the morning for the drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Leaving the city behind, the scenery changes to views of rice paddies, villagers drying noodles by the side of the road and other everyday activities. On arrival start the visit with the Ben Dinh or Ben Duoc sections of the tunnel. Here you can imagine how a guerrilla lived and fought in such difficult, dark and narrow environment. Back to HCMC for lunch
Enjoy city tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City after lunch, still called Saigon by many locals, visit the War Museum and the former Presidential Palace, from there on you will go on foot (the car will be available at all times) to visit the major sights of colonial Ho Chi Minh City: the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, Opera House and City Hall. After this historical visit, enjoy funny shopping at Ben Thanh market if time permits. Overnight in HCMC (B,L)

Day 15 – Ho Chi Minh City–Cai Be floating market (Mekong Delta)
Depart for Cai Be, deep in the Mekong Delta, and embark on a cruise to explore the delta. The tour begins with a visit of the colourful Cai Be floating market, followed by a visit to some locale home factories that produce rice paste, rice popcorn and coconut candy. Proceed to evergreen islands among the Mekong River through a large network of meandering tributaries, crisscrossed with countless arroyos. Enjoy lunch at a fruit orchard before the cruise back to Cai Be pier where our vehicle is ready to transfer you back to Saigon. Arrival at late afternoon. Overnight in Saigon. (B,L)    

Day 16 – Ho Chi Minh City departure
Departure day. Free at leisure for shopping or visiting until transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for onward flight. (B)

Tour Price: 1439 USD per person ( apply for group of 2 people , If your group has more than 2 persons, pls contact us for a specific price (surely less then price for group of 2) base on the standard hotel option

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Accommodations in Twin sharing with breakfast basis at mentioned hotels or similar ones if the mentioned hotels are not available
Meals as mentioned in the program B = breakfast, Br=Brunch, L= lunch and D=dinner
English speaking local guides during the whole trip
Entrance fees for all the mentioned visits
Private air-conditioned vehicle during the whole trip
Vietnam visa approval letter – COMPLIMENTARY (Values up to 20 USD per person)
Cyclo ride and water puppet show in Hanoi
Private boat trip in Hue, Nhatrang and Mekong delta
One night on a non-private boat in Halong bay (Chartered boat request may apply surcharge)
Mineral water and cold wipe (2 small bottles+2 cold wipes per person per day)


International air tickets from/to Vietnam
Domestic air tickets Hanoi-Hue, Danang-Nhatrang-Hcmc (Total current fare : 235 USD, economy class, VN airlines - Currently valid airfare that may change without prior notice from airlines)
Vietnamese visa stamping fee (25 USD per person with Single entry and 50 USD per person with multiple entries,paid to the Immigration officers at the airport on arrival)
Meals other than mentioned
Laundry, telephone calls, tips and expenditure of a personal nature
Any services other than mentioned

Overall Vietnam 18 days /17 nights - From $1968 US
Hanoi - Sapa - Halong - Hue - Hoian - Nha Trang - Dalat - Saigon - Mekong delta

Hello Vietnam 7 days 6 nights - from $ 693 US
Saigon - Mekong Delta - Hoian - Hanoi - Halong Bay

Vietnam Hidden Charm 14 days 13 nights - from $1307 US
Hanoi - Ha Long - Sapa - Hue - Hoian - Saigon - Can Tho

Vietnam highlights 10 days 9 nights- from $969 US
Hanoi - Halong - Hoian - Hue - HCMC - Mekong delta

Vietnam Impression 14 days 13 nights - from $1246 US
Halong Bay - Hue - Hoian - Nha Trang - Mekong Delta

Vietnam Vibrant 12 days 11 nights - from $1057 US
Hanoi - Ha Long - Hue - Hoian - Saigon - Mekong Delta

Vietnam Essential 10 days 9 nights - from $949 USD
Hanoi - Halong - Hue - Hoian - Hochiminh city - Mekong delta

A Glimpse of Vietnam 9 days 8 nights - From $ 869 US
Saigon - Mekong delta - Hoian- Hue - Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay




Contact Our Travel Consultant
We're offline
Have Asian Destination Travel question? Leave us messages, we will get back within 24 hours max