Travel and Experience Vietnam in Ten Days.
Whenever we think about Vietnam, we think about its natural landscape, colonial history, and mouth-watering Vietnamese food. Yes! You are right.
Vietnam is a country in Southeast Asia. Also one of the most beautiful countries in Southeast Asia and the world. Overall, it is a beautiful, diverse country with rich history and culture. In addition, the country has many stunning natural attractions, including Ha Long Bay, Sapa, and the Mekong Delta. Vietnam is also a great place to experience local cuisine, known for its bold flavours and fresh ingredients.
Hence, immerse yourself in this culturally rich country and experience Vietnam at your best. Our best-crafted Vietnam trip itinerary for ten days will make your travel experience a lifetime of memories.
Our journey will start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. On this tour, you will enjoy the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City on the southern side of the country. And as we travel towards the country’s northern side, topography and the views will change. Ultimately, you will be enjoying the beautiful, serene and tranquil waters of Ha Long Bay.
Similarly, on the southern side, you will explore the Mekong Delta and learn about the history of the Chu Chi Tunnels. On the other side, the history of Hoi An will amaze you when you visit central Vietnam. After that, from Hoi An, we will have a scenic drive to My Son Sanctuary to see the ancient ruins of My Son Sanctuary.
We will end our journey at Hoi An with a relaxing overnight cruise at Halong Bay.
Highlights of Vietnam Travel for this journey:
- Explore the Mekong Delta by riverboat and discover the wonders of local culture and daily life.
- Take a tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels, a fascinating and eerie reminder of the Vietnam War.
- Take a boat ride down the Thu Bon River to the charming town of Hoi An.
- The beauty of the My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site encompassing a series of ancient temples and ruins, captivates visitors. Take in the stunning views of the surrounding countryside and learn about the region’s rich history.
- Indulge in a breathtaking cruise amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Halong Bay. You can enjoy relaxation, swimming and create your travel memories.
- Explore Hanoi on a full-day sightseeing tour and discover its rich history and culture.
A comfortable ten days trip to Vietnam is a perfect way to introduce yourself to the Southeast Asian country and culture.
If you find yourself with ample time, you have the opportunity to craft an extraordinary adventure by blending cultural exploration with thrilling escapades. Begin your journey in Ho Chi Minh City and traverse the length of Vietnam, from the south to the north. Merging cultural immersions with exhilarating exploits. Next, venture to the far northwest region of Vietnam’s mountainous terrain before embarking on your return trip from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, all while partaking in an exceptional Vietnam Cycling Tour.
Special Note: This exclusive – ‘Experience Vietnam in 10 Days’ trip can also be arranged reversely. That means if you want to start your journey from Hanoi and want to end it in Ho Chi Minh City, that’s also possible.
Day 1: Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam!
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a friendly driver who will take you to your hotel.
Your Vietnam Trip starts now!
Take the rest of the day to relax or explore the city. Airport transfers are included to make your trip hassle-free. Enjoy your overnight stay, and prepare for an exciting adventure in this vibrant city!
Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant and exciting city with something to offer everyone. With its rich history and culture, it is no wonder that it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Highlights Tour
After breakfast, embark on a captivating journey through Ho Chi Minh City’s highlights. Visit the exquisite Notre Dame Cathedral, a French-built neo-Romanesque marvel. Explore the historic Central Post Office, an architectural gem by Gustave Eiffel. Discover the Reunification Palace, a symbol of Vietnam’s tumultuous past.
After lunch, head to the renowned Cu Chi Tunnels. These underground cities played a pivotal role during the Vietnam War. Experience the tunnels firsthand, learn their history, and savour the simple cuisine of the fighters.
Return to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City for a comfortable overnight stay.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 3: My Tho Day Tour | Mekong Delta River Boat Trip
Start your day with a pick-up from your Ho Chi Minh City hotel at 8:00 AM. Your tour guide will take you to My Tho, the capital city of Tien Giang Province. Located on the Mekong River, My Tho is famous for its scenic orchards and rice fields supplying grains to the country.
Your first stop will be the Vinh Trang Pagoda, the oldest in the Mekong Delta region. Take a boat trip along the Mekong River to reach the pagoda, surrounded by beautiful gardens and intricate architecture and sculptures.
After visiting the pagoda, you will explore the islands renowned for traditional handcrafts like coconut candy and bee farms. You will be able to learn about the local culture and observe how they make these products.
Your tour will conclude with a return to Ho Chi Minh City, where you will check in to your hotel and spend the night.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 4: Flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An
After breakfast, you have the day to yourself in Ho Chi Minh City. You can explore the city, indulge in shopping, or enjoy leisure activities. Enjoy your free time until it’s time for your flight to Hoi An.
Upon arrival in Hoi An, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel. You can check in and then spend the rest of the evening exploring the city.
In the evening, you can enjoy a delicious meal at one of Hoi An’s many restaurants. You can also try some of the city’s famous street food. After dinner, you can take a stroll through the Old Town and admire the illuminated lanterns.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 5: Hoi An Full-Day Tour
Embark on a captivating full-day excursion to Hoi An, a historic trading centre once called “Faifo” by early Western traders. Discover its significance as a port for merchants from various countries, including the Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese.
This full-day tour will take you to some of Hoi An’s most popular attractions, including:
- The Japanese Covered Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- The Sa Huynh Museum, which houses artefacts from the Sa Huynh culture, an ancient civilisation that flourished in the region from the 2nd century BC to the 10th century AD
- Kim Bong Village is a traditional village where woodworkers and boatbuilders ply their trade.
- Cua Dai Beach is a beautiful beach with white sand and clear waters.
The tour will begin with a visit to the Japanese Covered Bridge. This iconic bridge was built in the 17th century and is a symbol of Hoi An’s cultural heritage. Next, you will visit the Sa Huynh Museum. This museum houses a collection of artefacts from the Sa Huynh culture, an ancient civilisation that flourished in the region from 1000 BC to 200 AD.
In the afternoon, you will take a boat trip along the Thu Bon River to Kim Bong Village. Furthermore, this traditional village is home to woodworkers and boat builders who have been plying their trade for generations. Also, you will have the opportunity to see these skilled craftsmen at work and learn about their traditional methods.
The tour will conclude with a visit to Cua Dai Beach. This beautiful beach is perfect for relaxing and soaking up the sun. You can also go for a swim in the clear waters or take a stroll along the beach.
This tour is a great way to experience the best of Hoi An. Above all, Hoi An is a fascinating city with a rich history and culture. Undoubtedly, you will learn about the city’s past and present and see some of its most popular attractions.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 6: Day Excursion to My Son Sanctuary | Flight to Hanoi
After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel, the group will embark on a scenic journey to My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage site 50 km southwest of Hoi An. My Son was once the capital and spiritual centre of the Cham people and is known for its beautifully preserved red brick towers and sanctuaries. These architectural marvels date back to the 7th to 13th centuries and are among Southeast Asia’s most remarkable archaeological sites, alongside Cambodia’s Angkor, Myanmar’s Bagan, Thailand’s Ayutthaya, and Indonesia’s Borobudur.
After exploring My Son, the group will return Hoi An town for a delightful lunch. During the afternoon, you will have leisure time to wander the town’s streets. Indulge in shopping, and immerse yourself in its charm. Later in the day, you will board a flight to Hanoi. On arrival, you will be warmly received by a friendly driver who will transfer you to your hotel for check-in.
The rest of the day is yours to unwind. Whether you prefer relaxation or exploration in the vibrant city of Hanoi. Enjoy local culture, savour tantalising street food, and uncover hidden treasures.
You will enjoy an overnight stay in Hanoi as you prepare for another exciting day of exploration.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 7: Hanoi Highlights - Full Day Tour
Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. At 8:00 AM, a van will pick you up and take you to your first destination, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Learn about the remarkable life of Uncle Ho and pay your respects at his tomb. You will also visit the Presidential Palace and his residential place.
In the afternoon, head to the nearby Temple of Literature. This twelfth-century marvel housed Vietnam’s first university. Immerse yourself in Confucius’s teachings and enjoy traditional music performances.
Enjoy an authentic Hanoi Pho, a delectable noodle soup, at a local restaurant.
Next, you have the option to explore various museums and temples around Hanoi. Some of these include the Museum of Ethnology, Women’s Museum, History Museum, and Quan Thanh Temple.
Later in the evening, take a leisurely stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake and immerse yourself in Hanoi’s captivating Old Quarter. Discover fantastic shopping opportunities and savour street-side traditional delicacies like the renowned “Hanoi bia,” embracing the essence of Hanoian style and Vietnamese culture.
As the day draws to a close, you can choose to attend the Water Puppet Show. It is a beloved highlight of Vietnam. Please inform your Tour Leader if you’d like to book a ticket with an additional cost of approximately US $6.00 per ticket.
After an enjoyable and enlightening day, check in to your hotel for a restful overnight stay in Hanoi.
Meals Included: Breakfast.
Day 8: Overnight Cruise: Exploring the Wonders of Halong Bay
Embark on an unforgettable Halong Bay adventure with an overnight cruise. Start your day with a pick-up from your hotel in Hanoi between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM. Enjoy a 3.5-hour drive to Halong City, marvelling at the serene countryside and picturesque rice paddies along the way.
Upon arrival in Halong City, you will be transferred to your private boat, an authentic Chinese Junk. Set sail on a mesmerising cruise through the breathtaking Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Indulge in a delectable seafood lunch served on board.
During the cruise, you will explore “The Amazing Cave” and take a refreshing dip in the calm emerald waters of Halong Bay. Continue to a peaceful area and anchor for the night. Witness the captivating sunset over the bay while relishing a delicious dinner.
Afterwards, you have the freedom to swim in the enchanting phosphorescent water, retreat to your cabin, or even slumber under the stars on the top deck, surrounded by the magical ambience of Halong.
In the morning, enjoy a hearty breakfast before disembarking and returning to Hanoi.
This is a truly unforgettable experience that you will cherish for a lifetime.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 9: Halong Bay Delights: Sunrise Cruise & Hanoi Return
Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Vietnam’s most popular tourist destinations. The bay is home to thousands of limestone karsts rising from the emerald waters.
On this cruise, you will experience the beauty of Halong Bay firsthand. You will wake up early to witness the breathtaking sunrise over the bay and inhale the invigorating ocean breeze. Enjoy a delightful breakfast aboard the boat as you leisurely navigate through the mesmerising landscape of countless islands. Capture awe-inspiring photos of this scenic paradise.
You will also visit a floating fishing village, where you can immerse yourself in the legends and daily lives of the fishermen. Relish a sumptuous lunch on the boat as you sail back to the pier in Halong City.
From there, you will return to Hanoi. Expect to arrive in Hanoi between 3:30 PM and 4:00 PM. Check-in at your hotel and take advantage of your free time to explore the enchanting Old Quarter at your own pace. Indulge in delectable local street food or browse the shops for unique souvenirs. Spend the night in Hanoi, cherishing the memories of your Halong Bay adventure.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch.
Day 10: Hanoi Departure: Bid Adieu to Vietnam
Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your international flight home or to your next destination.
We hope your time in Vietnam has been nothing short of extraordinary and filled with great memories.
To make your trip most enjoyable and stress-free, airport transfer is included in your itinerary, and our dedicated team will ensure a smooth transfer to the International Airport for departure from Hanoi.
We hope you have a safe flight home. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Meals Included: Breakfast.
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- Transportation: Throughout the tour, you will have access to air-conditioned vehicles for comfortable and convenient travel. This includes convenient pick-up and drop-off services at airports, hotels, and all other designated tour destinations.
- Accommodations in a 3-star hotel on a twin-sharing basis. All taxes and service charges are included.
- An additional cost is applicable for an Extra Bed within the same room with the parents or 3 Persons sharing one room (01 Double Bed + 01 Single Bed).
- Internal Flight Ticket from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An; Hoi An to Hanoi. (Checked baggage allowance: 20kg and Hand Luggage: 7kg)
- Meals mentioned as per in the main itinerary include a variety of cuisines such as Vietnamese, Asian, and Western.
- Boat excursions in the Mekong Delta, Hoi An, and Halong Bay. Inclusion of all entrance fees and sightseeing expenses. Comprehensive transportation and transfer services. All taxes and service charges are included.
- English speaking professional tour guide.
- International airfare to and from Vietnam, and applicable airport taxes in Vietnam and other airports in your journey.
- Applicable VISA and VISA application fees.
- Travel and Medical Insurance.
- Pre and post-tour accommodation.
- Early check-in and late check-out charges at hotels.
- Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcohoclic) and meals that are not specified in the program.
- Trip costs do not ensure the supply of local SIM cards and paying bills for your usage.
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, shopping, etc.
- Your personal toiletries and medicines.
- Any additional expenses beyond our control, such as natural calamities (typhoons, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, etc.
- Anything which is not mentioned in the inclusion part.