If you’re planning to set your foot on Vietnam, the land of staggering nature and history, get yourself ready for a numberless of highlights that no one should miss. From the North to the South, nature has blessed the nation with mighty embracement of mountains, valleys, and deltas. That leaves remarkable landscapes promising unpredictable surprises. Check out this fantastic whirlwind itinerary that covers all the major highlights from north to south. Particularly, you will experience stunning landscapes in Ha Long Bay, float on Huong River in Hue, or ride around Hanoi on a tricycle greetings the friendly citizens. Following the tour, your first time in Vietnam will become an unforgettable memory.


Starting from Hanoi, the tour takes you down South to visit most of the iconic highlights along the country. From the capital, you will sail down to Ha Long Bay, then catch a fly to Hue where you will prepare for a trip down to Hoi An, and the final destination is Ho Chi Minh City. In order to craft out the most creative and enjoyable trip, we keep the tour updated with both traditional and destination that may not be available in any travel guide. That said, we ensure your holiday to Vienam will be like no others.
Day 1: The Capital's welcome
Land in Hanoi and receive a warm welcome before heading to the hotel. The dinner comes after a premium show of My Village or the Quintessence of Tokin. Treat your stomach with the first delicacy of Ha Noi in a privilege restaurant. Take a deep sleep and ready for the day to come.

Meal(s): D

Day 2: Ha Noi and its purity
Inhale the morning air and sip a cup of hot tea at the West Lake. You will then visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, a religious center of Ly and Tran Dynasty. Take a walk in the precinct of the Temple of Literature and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Then, back to Hoan Kiem Lake, mix into the crowd and walk to Ngoc Son Temple. You can take a cyclo ride around the colorful Old Quarter.

Meal(s): B/L/D

Day 3: To the dragon land of Ha Long Bay
Welcome your ocean day here where it strikes into your eyes the perfect deep blue water mingle with the azure blue of the sky. Spend your time discovering the marvelous beauty, kayaking before enjoying the overnight on a 5-star cruise.

Meal(s): B/L/D

Day 4: To the Mid-city of Hue
In the morning, you will be visiting Titop island before heading back to Ha Noi. Catch a night fight from the capital to Hue, you will say hello to the land of poems and exceptionally excellent cuisine. Feel free to roam around the neighborhood at night time to settle in and receive the provincial warmth from the people. Take your chance to hang around local food shops and discover the native side before the upcoming venture.

Meal(s): B/Brunch/D

Day 5: Hue Tour to Royal
Walk about the area and feel the old and antique that were once in a turbulent time. You will then board a boat to the sacred Thien Mu Pagoda. Have your lunch and proceed to Khai Dinh and Minh Mang tombs. Keep your way to Dong Ba Market and have dinner here with a variety of food collection.

Meal(s): B/L

Day 6: Back in time in Hoi An
From Hue, the van will drive you through Hai Van tunnel, to Ngu Hanh Son and finally arrive at Hoi An. The old town has its own way to fill your heart, both in an indigenous and foreign way. Cao Lau or Chicken Rice of Quang Nam are the best picks for your lunch. Keep a low pace on the peaceful street of no traffic. This is a great place to buy souvenirs, have a coffee and chat with locals.

Meal(s): B/L

Day 7: Cooking day and serve your own meal
Your lunch will cover the dishes from an authentic menu prepared to serve your wish of local taste. Nothing can compare to a cup of tea after lunch at the Reaching Out Tea House with some biscuits. At 5 PM, you will join the cooking class in which the culinary of Hoi An will expose even more transparent. You’ll learn the clever ways people make use of spice and craft up the wonder in each course here.

Meal(s): B/L/D

Day 8: A native day with Hoi An locals
The memorable trip will take you to Hoi An estuary. From Cam Thanh village, you will visit the coastal fishing village in Cua Dai where you will join catching fish on the sea with local fishers. They will teach you how to paddle a basket boat and introduce the eco-system of water coconut in this area. Turn back to Hoi An.

Meal(s): B/L

Day 9: The Charm of Saigon in one day
You will take off from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh city. In the afternoon, join in the day tour to the highlight attractions. The French had left their colonial culture and architect in many buildings such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Post Office, Ho Chi Minh City Hall, and Reunification Palace. When night falls, prepare yourself for a gorgeous dinner on Sai Gon River.

Meal(s): B/D

Day 10: Date the history in Cu Chi
Cu Chi will take you back in time where Viet soldiers lived and fought built during the Indochina war. You will have a chance to experience walking in the “underground city” and witness the difficulty of the time when peace was vague. You will have your lunch here before boarding back to Saigon on the boat.

Meal(s): B/L

Day 11: Meet the river and its gifts
The van will take you to the port. You need a boat to reach Ben Tre where you will spend a day in a homestay. You don’t want to miss this chance to enjoy a local lunch before heading to the Bánh Xèo cooking class. You can bring your achievement to dinner and offer it to your host a nice dinner.

Meal(s): B/L/D

Day 12: A local touch of the west
In Ben Tre, say hello to the locals you bike pass and halt to admire the green rice fields. When you finish the round, get ready to go back to the super-busy city of Saigon. Enjoy the rest of your day in a Saigon Street Food Tour or join a Vespa trip around town. AO Show is also recommended to make your visit more abundant.

Meal(s): B/L

Day 13: Time to say goodbye
The tour ends here. Have your breakfast and tour the city again on your own. You will depart from Ho Chi Minh city after lunch with countless memories recorded.

Meal(s): B

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