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VietNam Tour

Vietnam River & Ocean By Open Bus 12 Days

Depart from Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) city
Tour code: VP14-SG12D
Type of tour: Seat-in-Coach (SIC) tour (also known as Group Tour)
Duration: 12 Days 11 Nights
Route: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho - Cai Rang - Hoi An - My Son - Hue - Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Ha Long - Hanoi
Overview:This trip is designed for the traveler with limited time. It takes you around Vietnam's most popular sights in just 12 days. But we use our time well. The most popular sites are included and we save time by flying or traveling on bus. Highlights include the wonders of Ha Long Bay, one of four World Heritage-listed sites in Vietnam.

Tour programs

( 12 Days 11 Nights )

Travel With Open Bus ha long
Travel With Open Bus hoi an

What make this tour so special:vietnam tour map
  • Ho Chi Minh City sightseeing
  • Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market
  • Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre
  • Experience the agricultural lifestyle
  • Take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market
  • Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang
  • Enjoying Hue folksong on Perfume river
  • Hoi An Ancient Twon & Hue Imperial Citadel visiting
  • Hanoi city tour with Water Puppet show
  • Take a boat trip to see Tam Coc
  • Overnight at luxury cruise on Ha Long Bay
  • Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ben Tre
  • Day 3: Can Tho - Cai Rang - Ho Chi Minh
  • Day 4: Ho Chi Minh - Hoi An
  • Day 5: Hoi An - My Son
  • Day 6: Hoi An - Hue
  • Day 7: Hue
  • Day 8: Hue - Hanoi
  • Day 9: Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc
  • Day 10: Hanoi - Halong
  • Day 11: Halong - Hanoi
  • Day 12: Hanoi
Tour program

Day 01 : Ho Chi Minh city - Arrival Travel With Open Bus ho chi minh city

You are welcome by our guide at Tan Son Nhat airport and then transferred to your hotel in the center of city for freshen up. Free time for relaxing. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 02 : Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Ben Tre (B,L)

Early start at 07:30am from your hotel in Hochiminh, depart for My tho. Take the boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal, view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard (noddle, fruit, honey tea). Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Enjoy a rowing boat ride along the creeks. After Travel With Open Bus can thotrekking through the fruit plantation, village. Proceed to Can Tho via Vinh Long. Dinner on guests' account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Can Tho. (Family home stay will be arranged on request ).

Day 03 : Can Tho - Cai Rang - Ho Chi Minh (B)

7:00 AM After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sence right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making viallge. Experience the " monkey Bridge " in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. Return to Hochiminh city via Trung Luong to visit the flower garden. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 04 : Ho Chi Minh - Hoi An (B,L)Travel With Open Bus hoi an

You will take flight around noon to Da Nang Airport, then transfer to Hoi An about 35km away. In the afternoon free for walking visit Hoi An ancient town, the town with mixed the culture of Vietnam/Chinese/Japanese with Chinese tiled houses, Chinese temples, Japanese covered bridge. Overnight in Hoi an.

Day 05 : Hoi An - My Son (B)

Discovery trip to My Son, 40km from Hoi An, for admiring great architectural and art works of the Cham people: The Towers. Having a brief understanding of the history, culture… for which My Son was recognized the World Cultural Heritage.
Return to Hoi An. Free time for shopping, wandering around or beach relax.
Overnight in Hoi An. Travel With Open Bus hue

Day 06 : Hoi An - Hue (B,L)

Leisure in the morning

In the afternoon: transfer overland northwards for about 5 hours to Hue through Hai Van Tunnel. Check in hotel & overnight in Hue.

Day 07 : Hue (B,L)

Visit the Imperial Citadel, another World Cultural Heritage site. Then we take a short drive to visit Thien Mu pagoda, King Tu Duc tomb, King Minh Mang tomb Evening: take a dragon boat trip to enjoying Hue folksong on Perfume river. Overnight in Hue

Day 08 : Hue - Hanoi (B,L)Travel With Open Bus ha noi

Leaving the Imperial city, you will visit our current, but also thousand years Capital. Then take the flight from Hue to Hanoi. Arrival Hanoi at noon. You will have a half day Hanoi city tour to visit the most attractions of Hanoi: Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple & Hoan Kiem lake (the lake of the Restored Sword) and the Old quarter streets. The day ends with a traditional cultural show of Water Puppets. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 09 : Ha Noi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc (B,L)

From the first day of Union Vietnam to a country, our first King had established our capital on the bank of Hoang Long river. Go to Hoa Lu, in the morning you will see the remaining two temples of Dinh King & Le King. Continue driving toward Tam Coc for lunch. After lunch we take 02 hours on rowing Travel With Open Bus hoa luboat along the stream flowing through green and lush rice fields dotted with towering mountains as the backdrop to visit the Three Caves. Later on you will return to Hanoi for overnight.

Day 10 : Hanoi - Halong (B,L)

Start at 08:30am from your hotel, after 03 hours and a half drive we arrive in Halong bay, a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. Upon arrival, transfer to a junk for a cruise around Ha Long Bay with a delicious local seafood lunch served on board. Passing many rocks and islets in shape of Dog, Incense, Fighting-cock, Finger, Hoa Cuong etc and visit Surprise cave and short swim at Titop beach, kayak (kayak cost is not include in this package), if weather permitted. Have dinner on board. In the evening, enjoy the Travel With Open Bus halong baynight fishing and later over night on board.

Day 11 : Halong - Hanoi (B,L)

In the morning, cruising to Bai Tu long bay, Fire Island, Bo Nau Island, fishing village. Disembark at Ha long wharf about 12.00 noon. Return to Hanoi by bus, arrive in Hanoi about 16.00 pm.

Day 12 : Hanoi - Departure (B)

Leisure time before leaving time for departure home.

Tour price 

Seat-in-coach price

Class/Group size

Price per pax (adult) in US Dollars

Per pax




3 star hotel (In Can Tho: mini hotel)

Seat-in-coach tours : To join with other people on available daily tours. These tours are fixed itinerary and departure time. It is possible to join in even your group of only 1 or 2 people. Customer do not to find other people to form the group. It is our company duty to gather the tourists for each tour. For these tours, you have to share the coach, boat and tour guide with other tourists who come from different nationalities. The number of people of this group is normally less than 20 persons.

Price included

  • Accommodation in hotels, basing on Double or Twin for 2 occupations with daily breakfast
  • Transfer by air-conditioned car, van or boat as itinerary
  • Domestic flight HCM - Da Nang & Hue - Hanoi, economy class
  • Join junk/boat in Mekong Delta, Hue, Tam Coc and join junk in Ha Long
  • All entrance fees
  • English/ French speaking guide. Other languages can be arranged upon requestAll meals as program

Price excluded

  • Surcharge late check in & check out
  • Tips for tour guide, driver
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare to/ from Vietnam & International airport tax in Vietnam
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc
  • Others which are not mentioned in the inclusion


  • Rates are subjected to changed without prior notice.
  • Itinerary is subject to change depending on flights, road condition and room availability
  • As indicated: A/C= Air-conditioning, O/N= Overnight, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Accommodations offers in this trip

The hotel may be changed up to its availability. It will be confirmed after getting your deposit/ payment. You can get details of your hotel at our website: ; details of your cruise at our website






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