Flavor of North and South Vietnam

2N Hanoi , 1N Halong Bay , 2N Da Nang and 2N Ho Chi Minh City
8 days

From

US$ 1,336

per person

Operated by Nexus DMC

About the tour

Embark on an exhilarating journey through Vietnam with this comprehensive 8-day itinerary. Begin in Hanoi, where you'll explore the historic Temple of Literature. Experience the tranquility of Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and the bustling streets of the Old Quarter. Then, venture to UNESCO-listed Halong Bay for a scenic cruise among limestone karsts and floating villages. Continue to Da Nang for a visit to Ba Na Hills, home to the famous Golden Bridge and Fantasy Park. Explore Hoi An's ancient charm before flying to vibrant Ho Chi Minh City. Discover colonial landmarks, vibrant markets, and delve into the history of the Cu Chi Tunnels. Conclude your adventure with a deep dive into Vietnam's rich heritage before departing from Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals
08 Continental Breakfasts and 07 Indian Dinners
Guide Languages
English

Highlights

  • To and Fro Flights Included (into Hanoi out of Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Domestic Flight Included (Hanoi to Da Nang & Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City)
  • 07 Nights’ Accommodation in All Four Places
  • Daily Continental Breakfast and Indian Dinner
  • All Transfers and Tour on Shared Basis
  • Hanoi City Tour with Temple of Literature
  • One Night Cruise Stay on Halong Bay
  • Ba Na Hills Excursion with Golden Bridge
  • Hoi An Ancient City Tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City Tour With Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Single Entry Vietnam E-Visa

Meals

08 Continental Breakfasts and 07 Indian Dinners

Flights

To and Fro Flights Included (into Hanoi out of Ho Chi Minh City)

Accommodation

BERYL CHARM HOTEL AND SPA or Similar

2 night(s) in Hanoi

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Majestic Halong Cruise or Similar

1 night(s) in Halong Bay

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Eden Hotel or Similar

2 night(s) in Da Nang

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Harmony Saigon Hotel & Spa or Similar

2 night(s) in Ho Chi Minh City

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Hanoi

  • Daily Continental Breakfast at Hotel
  • Full Day Hanoi City Tour - Shared Basis
  • Cruise Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay - Shared Basis
  • Single Entry Vietnam E-Visa
  • Daily Indian Dinners with Transfers (Shared Basis)

Halong Bay

  • Cruise Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay - Shared Basis
  • Daily Indian Dinners with Transfers (Shared Basis)
  • Domestic Flight from Hanoi to Da Nang (20 kg Baggage)

Da Nang

  • Daily Continental Breakfast at Hotel
  • Full Day at Ba Na Hills - Shared Basis
  • Visit to Golden Bridge - Shared Basis
  • Half Day Trip to Hoi An Ancient Tour - Shared Basis
  • Domestic Flight transfer from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Daily Indian Dinners with Transfers (Shared Basis)

Ho Chi Minh City

  • Daily Continental Breakfast at Hotel
  • Full Day Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Shared Basis
  • Explore Cu Chi Tunnels - Shared Basis
  • Daily Indian Dinners with Transfers (Shared Basis)

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival In Hanoi And Transfer To The Hotel

  • Upon landing at Noi Bai International Airport, our local representative will be waiting outside the customs area to welcome you. They will then escort you to your hotel, where check-in is available from 3:00 pm onwards. The rest of the day is yours to freely explore Hanoi at your own pace. Overnight stay at the hotel in Hanoi.
  • (Dinner)

Day 2: Full Day Hanoi City Tour With Optional Water Puppet Show (Extra Cost)

  • We will pick you up from your hotel in the central Old Quarter. First, visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to learn about Ho Chi Minh's life and his impact on modern Vietnam. Next, explore Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda, one of Vietnam's oldest. On Mon, Wed, and Fri, visit Bat Trang pottery village, known for traditional ceramics. On other days, visit the Ethnology Museum to understand Vietnam's diverse cultures. We'll also stop at the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university.
  • Return to the Old Quarter to explore the bustling 36 streets, each with its unique name and history. The tour ends around 5:00 pm. In the evening, enjoy a Water Puppet Show (optional at extra cost), an 11th-century art form depicting harvest scenes and water-related myths. After the show, return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Hanoi.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 3: Transfer From Hanoi To Halong Bay – Overnight Stay On Cruise

  • After breakfast at the hotel, your car will be ready at 9 AM for a 3-hour drive to Halong Bay, one of Southeast Asia's most famous beaches and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The scenic ride passes through the Red River delta and lush paddy fields, showcasing rural Vietnam and its traditional farming life.
  • Upon arrival, board the cruise, check-in, and enjoy lunch. Halong Bay, meaning "The Descending Dragon Bay," is steeped in legend and features unique limestone rocks and caves. You can explore these natural formations, take a dip in the beautiful waters, or go kayaking to see floating houses and nearby islets.
  • In the evening, return to the cruise for dinner, followed by leisure time to explore the boat or participate in evening activities before relaxing onboard.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 4: Transfer From Halong Bay To Hanoi And Fly To Da Nang

  • After breakfast, check out from your hotel. You will then be transferred to the airport to catch your flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival in Da Nang, our representative will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Da Nang at your leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Da Nang.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 5: Full Day Excursion To Ba Na Hills And Golden Bridge

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading to Ba Na Hill, a pride of Danang City known for its stunning views and surreal architecture. Entrance is included, and we will take a cable car ride to the summit, nearly 1.5 km above sea level. At the top, explore attractions like the Funicular train, which offers a brief tour of the D’Amour flower garden, the historic Debay wine cellar built in 1923 by French colonialists, and the serene Linh Ung Pagoda. Le Jardin D’Amour Gardens is a paradise of flowers surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery. Visit the Linh Ung Pagoda, one of the trio of famous pagodas in the area, attracting around 2 million visitors annually.
  • After lunch, enjoy activities and games at Fantasy Park, a family-friendly destination inspired by Jules Verne's novels. Ascend to the summit of Ba Na Mountain at 1487m above sea level to explore the Bell Tower, Nghinh Phong Tower, and the Golden Bridge. These architectural marvels offer incredible photo opportunities with beautiful natural backdrops. In the late afternoon, return via the cable car to the foothill and transfer back to your hotel. Enjoy some free time before dinner and an overnight stay in Danang.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 6: Hoi An Ancient Tour And Fly To Ho Chi Minh City

  • Your tour guide will pick you up from the hotel in the early morning or afternoon. Begin with a walk across the tile-roofed Japanese Bridge, visit the tranquil Chinese Assembly Halls, and admire the ancient houses. You can also enjoy Central Vietnam's folk music at old clubhouses. Stop by shrines or explore the market by the Thu Bon River, where the rooftops of Hoi An offer a magical, old-world Oriental feel that has inspired many artists.
  • Hoi An is also a great place to shop for lanterns, soft silk, raw silk, or have clothes tailored within a day. Afterward, catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City for an overnight stay.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 7: Full Day Ho Chi Minh City Tour With Cu Chi Tunnels

  • Commence your journey at the colonial-style Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Proceed to the Thien Hau Pagoda and explore an exclusive section found only in this city: the bustling Chinatown, where signs and conversations are bilingual in Chinese and Vietnamese. At the heart of this vibrant area lies the grand Cho Lon market, where many Chinese residents have achieved considerable commercial success through their expertise, wisdom, and dynamic approach.
  • Following lunch in Saigon, travel northwest to the Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining relics of the Vietnam War. These intricate networks of tunnels, extending over 200 km and hand-dug by Vietnamese guerrillas, housed nearly 10,000 troops before the Tet Offensive in 1968. Even today, they stand as a poignant reminder of the conflict's severity. Return to Saigon in the late afternoon.
  • (Breakfast and Dinner)

Day 8: Departure From Ho Chi Minh

  • Following breakfast at the hotel, we proceed with check-out (normal check-out time is 12.00). You'll have some free time before your departure or flight back home. Our team will then transfer you to the airport for your return journey.
  • (Breakfast)

Exclusions

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  • Any increase in Airfare, Visa fees, Airport taxes, Govt Taxes, Fuel Surcharges and any applicability of new taxes from Govt.
  • Any up gradation in Airline class or hotel room category Cost of Air ticket deviation charges.
  • Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangements which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Cost of pre or post tour hotel accommodation.
  • Any extra expense such as route change, Airline change, Date change, Accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeuere circumstances during the tour.
  • Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of a set group menu.
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalization, or any personal emergency.
  • Any services or activity charges other than those included in the group tour itinerary.
  • In case a passenger is opting for direct joining, the cost for airport transfers shall be borne directly by the passenger and will join the group at the hotel.

Terms and Conditions

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  • E-Visa Documents are required (Processing Time 5 Full Working Days):
  • Clients’ passport scanned (Valid at least 6 months from departure date from Vietnam)
  • Clients’ confirmed round trip air ticket
  • Clients’ passport size photo (4cm x 6cm)
  • Guide and vehicle will follow the exact confirmed program. Their maximum working time for sightseeing is from 08:00am - 17:00pm or 08:30am to 17:30pm. and Dinner time is in 2 hours from 07:00 – 09:00pm including pick up/drop off from/to your hotel. If anyone delays the confirmed program an over time charges is application on direct payment basis at the spot.
  • If you need more time for sightseeing or dinner, please inform us in advance to include the cost from beginning.
  • For lunch and dinner are not included in the program, clients will have to manage themselves and no guide and vehicle/driver escort for meals.
  • Your understanding and punctuality is really appreciated because our tour guide and driver also need to refresh and recharge their health to work well on the next days.
  • Normal check-out time at hotel is 12:00.
  • The package is not included EARLY CHECK IN at hotel. For this issue, we will check case by case according to the Hotel policy.
  • Cancellation policy:
  • Cancelling 45 days or more before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of US$25.
  • Cancelling between 44 and 21 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of US$50.
  • Cancelling between 20 and 11 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 50% of the total order value.
  • Cancelling between 10 and 8 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 75% of the total order value.
  • Cancelling less than 7 days before departure: the customer is charged a service fee of 100% of the total order value.

Starting from

US$ 1,336

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