Vietnam tour set departure 12 days

Code : ST OP 05
Destination: Ha NoiHa LongHueDa NangHoi AnHo Chi MinhMy Tho
Duration : 12 days 11 nights


ST OP 05

Vietnam Tour set departure 12 days

12 days / 11 nights
Tour Operates See departure date from Hanoi below.
Price  912 USD/ per person ( Min 2pax) discount 50 USD per person when sign up over 4 persons
Single   270 USD/ person


Discover a  Vietnam budget tour 12 days   that will take you through some of the most renowned destinations such as Hanoi and Halong Bay, Hue, HoiAn, HoChiMinh . This tour will provide you with great experiences for some of the lowest prices on the market.

Departure dates in 2024 from Hanoi - check your arrival date before booking
Please advise us if your arrival flight to Hanoi earlier or after the starting date



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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Arrive at NoiBai Airport. Meeting with driver and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in hotel. 

Day 2 : Hanoi full day city tour (B,L)

8.00- 8.30: Get picked up by our friendly guide and start to explore Hanoi City

08.45: Arrive at Tran Quoc Pagoda located on Golden Fish IsLand in West Lake. It is the oldest pagoda in Ha Noi built in the 6 th century.

09.30: Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh then walk around the garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked from 1954 to 1969. Then visit One Pillar Pagoda where worships the Godess of Mercy – It is the most unique padoga in the world

- Should dress modestly by covering from shoulders to knees when visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, temples, pagodas…

- Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays.

- Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed at least 2 months (15 th June -15 th August) for the annual maintaining but still can take picture Mausoleum and visit around that area

11.15: Visit Vietnam Ethnology Museum to learn about the culture of 54 ethnic groups living in the whole country of Vietnam

Special Note : we will visit Women Museum instead of Ethnology Museum closed on Mondays

12.45: Have lunch at our restaurant. You have an opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine with 8 delicious dishes.

14.00-14.15 : Continue to visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, established in the 11 century

15.15: Leave for Hoa Lo Prison Museum which originally used by the French colonists in Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. During this later period, it was known to American POWs as the Hanoi Hilton

16.15 -16.30: Tour finishes. Back to hotel. Night in Hanoi

Day 3 : Hanoi –Halong- Overnight on Junk ( B,L,D ) On Syrena cruise /Deluxe cabin

08:00 – 08:30 | Pick-up

Our bus will collect guests from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter.

12:30      Receptionists welcome guests at the International Tuan Chau harbour.
12:45      Captain welcomes guests to Syrena cruises by tender. Check in cruise, whilst enjoy a welcome drink, safety briefing and check in cabin.
13:00      Leaving International Tuan Chau harbour, discover the Halong Bay - natural wonders of the world. Have lunch with special foods while cruising through famous sights Ba Hang fishing village, Đỉnh Hương island, Chó Đá islet, Gà Chọi islet...
14:30      Cruises stops at Bồ Nâu cave, the core area of the world natural heritage. Transfer by tender to Surprise cave - one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
15:45      Leaving Surprise cave, transfer by tender to the Titov island was named by Uncle Ho, after Gherman Stepanovich Titov - the Soviet astronaut who visited in 1962 Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach or climb the steps of the Rock to the top of the island. On the top of the mountain, you can see corner of magical Halong Bay ...
16:45      Back to the cruise. Relax and enjoy sunset on the sun deck. Go to the overnight place.
18:00 – 19:00       HAPPY HOUR - Buy 1 drink get 1 free (wine excluded).
18:30      Enjoy Vietnamese cooking demonstration. 
19:00      Acquaint yourseft with the set menu dinner.
20:30      Evening activities include: film entertainment (in the dining room); squid fishing; massage (contact with cruise manager for service price)... 

Day 4: Halong – Hanoi – Hue  (B,Brunch) by flight
06:00      Morning call (if you request).
06:30      Enjoy Tai Chi instructions on the sundeck in 30 minutes whilst cruising to Luồn cave.
07:00      Enjoy light breakfast in the restaurant (coffee, tea, fresh milk, water, pastries, bread, egg, fresh fruit, cereals will be served in the dining room).
08:00      After breakfast, take a guided tour to visit Luồn cave - .one of the cave open to the form beautiful about endemic the vegetation of the Halong Bay. Visit Luồn cave by a traditionally woven (bamboo) boat rowed by a local boatman.
08:30      Then come back to Syrena cruise, relax and check out of cabin. Please put your luggage outside the door. Our porters will collect and get them ready on the Pier for you.Finally, the cruise disembarks in International Tuan Chau harbour.
09:15      Enjoy brunch buffet menu served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after brunch (if you have).
10:45      Transfer by tender back to Tuan Chau harbour and disembarkation. Farewell to guests. Pick up at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi airport for flight departure. Pick up at Hue airport and transfer to hotel (without guide) . Night in Hue 

Day 5: Hue city tour (B, L)

Pick up at hotel (center) 8:00 – 8:30AM

Drop off at hotel: 16:00-16:30 PM


- Dragon boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda - The oldest pagoda in Hue city.

- Imperial Citadel – The home of Vietnam's last royal dynasty - the Nguyen Dynasty.

- Hue Royal Antiques Museum - A collection of ornaments from the Nguyen dynasty.

- Dong Ba Market to see the daily life of local people.


- Lunch at local restaurant.

- Khai Dinh King’s Tomb - a blend of Western and Eastern architecture.

- Minh Mang King’s Tomb, one is impressed by the majesty and symmetry of the architectural constructions.

- Conical hat village, insense stick making village

4:00 – 4:30 pm: Back to your hotel. Night in Hue

Day 6 : Hue–Hoian (B) by a private car
After breakfast, Free  until transfer to Hoi An by a private car. Taking photograph from HaiVan Pass (The pass of Sea andCloud). Night in Hoi An

Day 7 : Hoian – My Son – Hoi An (B,L)
7:45 – 8:15: Our guide pick you up at your hotel and depart to My Son Sanctuary - The World Cultural
9:30: Arrive at My Son and we'll have 2 hours to discover the site by walking throughout the landscape, learning histories with our local English speaking guide, enjoying the Champa's traditional performances.
11:45: Get back to mini van and move to a local house to learn how to make ricepaper, you will enjoy your own hand-making product later on!
12:30: Back to the van and have lunch at another local house. relax with cold herbal tea, nice foods and fresh air.
13:30 take a boat trip to Hoi An with nice and cool breeze on boarding, beautiful river scenery on the biggest river in the Central of vietnam named as Thu Bon River.
14:00: arrive in Hoi An, we will drop you off at your hotel.
Free and night in Hoi An 

Day 8: Hoian free day (B)  

Full day free to explore Hoi An by yourself. Night in Hoi An 

Day 9: Hoi An – DaNang – SaiGon  (B ) by flight 

Free until transfer to DaNang airport for flight to SaiGon. Pick up at SaiGon airport and transfer to hotel. Night in SaiGon  

Day 10: SaiGon city – CuChi tunnels (B,L) (start 8.00 – return18.30) 
PICK UP: 07:30 – 08:00 (the time of pick up depends on customer’s hotel/ accommodation’s exact position).

RETURN: 19:00

ROUTE: HCM City – Cu Chi district  – HCMC


Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeingthe beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.

Have lunch at local restaurant.

Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.

Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.

Return to Saigon. End trip.

Please take notes:

**The Notre Dame Cathedral have been being restored, so the guests just visit outside.

***Drop off time is subject to traffic, the finished time could be later than expecting.

Day 11: Mytho- Mekong delta (B,L )

PICK UP: 07:30 – 08:00(the time of pick up depends on customer’s hotel/ accommodation’s exact position).

RETURN: 17:30

ROUTE: HCMC – My Tho - Ben Tre – HCMC


Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then  boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.

Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meetthe local villagers to experience thelocal dailylifein theMekongdelta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. End trip.

***Please note: Drop off time is subject to traffic, the finished time could be later than expecting

Day 12 : SaiGon - Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to airport for departure.

Accommodation offering in this trip ( or Similar  ):


Tour Cost includes:
- Full transportation by car or shuttle bus as tour program indicated.
- Meals as itinerary indicated ( B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
- 2 domestic flights : Hanoi - Hue, Danang - Saigon
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees.
- Boat trip at sights mentioned
- Double/Twin-share accommodation ( AC room)

Tour Cost excludes:
- Dinners
- International airfare to/from Vietnam
- Personal insurance
- Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
- Visa to Vietnam

Trip Summary:


Trip starts in Hanoi and ends in HoChiMinh city


All year round;


Moderate to Strenous;


Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),


Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,


As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

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