Travel with us
-Free itinerary design
-Private travel consultant
-Quick reply in 0.5-23.5 hours
-Worry-free & One-stop service
-Trustworthy tour operator  in VN


vietnamtravelways halong cruise vietnam hotels
Vietnam travel tour
More than 300 tours to Indochina, we can custom made tours according to your time, interest and itinerary

FEATURED DEALS: Vacation Package Deals | Vietnam Hotel DealsHalong Bay Cruise Deals | Flight Deals | Car Rental Deals

Can't find a perfect match (See our full list tours)? Tell us what you are looking for and we will arrange the trip for you

VietNam Tour

The Authentic Vietnam 16 Days

Depart from Hanoi capital
Tour code: VP9-HN16D
Type of tour: Private tour
Duration: 16 Days 15 Nights
Route: Ha Noi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Ha Long - Hue - Hoi An - Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi - Mekong - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh
Overview: This tour gives you the opportunity to experience the hidden charms of Hanoi, to discover the unique customs of the ethnic people in the mountainous area of Sapa, and to witness the extraordinary beauty of Ha Long Bay. Learn about the fascinating history of Vietnam by visiting the World Heritage Sites of Hue citadel and Hoi An ancient town.

Tour programs

( 16 Days 15 Nights )

sapa ha long cu chi


What make this tour so special:vietnam tour map
  • Hanoi city tour sightseeing
  • Overnight train to Sapa experience
  • Lao Chai & Ta Van village trekking
  • Overnight on luxury cruise in Ha Long Bay  
  • Walking tour in the Hoi An ancient town
  • Free to chill out on the beautiful Nha Trang Beach
  • Island boat trip on Nha Trang Beach
  • Ho Chi Minh city & Cu Chi Tu sightseeing
  • Day 1 : Ha Noi
  • Day 2 : Ha Noi City
  • Day 3 : Lao Cai - Sapa
  • Day 4 : Sapa - Lao Cai - Ha Noi
  • Day 5 : Ha Noi - Ha Long
  • Day 6 : Ha long - Hanoi – Hue
  • Day 7 : Hue
  • Day 8 : Hue - Hoi An
  • Day 9 : Hoi An
  • Day 10 : Hoi An - Nha Trang
  • Day 11 : Nha Trang
  • Day 12 : Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City,
  • Day 13 : Tay Ninh - Cu Chi
  • Day 14 : Ho Chi Minh city to the fertile Mekong Delta (Cai Be – Can Tho)
  • Day 15 : Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 16 : Ho Chi Minh
Tour program

Day 01 : Arrive to Hanoi (D)

Arrive at Noi Bai international airport. Welcomed by your local tour guide and driver and transferred to your hotel in the city center for check in. Take an orientation tour on the cyclo ( If time permits ). Welcome dinner. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Day 02 : Ha Noi City Tour ( B/L) 

Breakfast at hotel. Visit to Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the President Palace, Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts and One Pillar pagoda. Continue with the Temple of Literature Vietnam's first university. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon, visit the Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple, Tran Quoc pagoda, Quan Thanh temple. Cyclo ride around the old quarter streets from Hang Dau to Hang Gai. Dinner on guest's account. Transfer to train station for departure to Sapa with the night train ( schedule: 21:00 - 05:00 ). Overnight at the A/c soft sleeper cabin.

Day 03 : Lao Cai - Sapa ( B/L)

Arrival to
Lao Cai station at 05:00 in the morning. Pick up at Lao Cai Station then transfer to Sapa. Have breakfast and shower at hotel before the trip starts. Trek down to Lao Chai village to visit the Tay and Day tribes and have a picnic lunch on the way then keep going along the bottom of the Sapa valley to get to Ta Van village, which is supposed to be the most beautiful one in the area. Return to Sapa. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight at hotel in Sapa.

Day 04 : Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi ( B/L)

Breakfast at hotel. We start the trip after breakfast, heading up to Giang Ta Chai village of the Red Zdao tribe where you will have lunch. After lunch you check out and leave your luggage in the hotel then get yourself ready before heading down to Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H'Mong tribe. Enjoy the waterfall in Cat Cat and beautiful scenery along the way. Dinner on guest's account. Transfer to
Lao Cai for overnight train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the A/c soft sleeper cabin.

Day 05 : Ha Noi - Ha long ( B/L/D)

Arrive Hanoi around 5 : 00 am in the morning. Pick up at the train. Transfer to the restaurant for breakfast. Then, Leave for Ha Long Bay. Arrive Ha Long Bay and board the Huong Hai junk. Check in. Have lunch then visit Ha Long Bay, Thien Cung cave, Dau Go cave, round over Tuan Chau island , Dog island , Sail island, Ti Top Beach, have dinner on junk, enjoy sunset, drink and over night on the junk. (Optional : Kayaking).

Day 06 : Ha long - Hanoi – Hue ( B/L)

Wake up early in the morning for a great sunrise and a breath of fresh ocean air. Breakfast served on boat then we do a leisurely cruise through thousands of seemingly never ending islands. These are great opportunities to capture some amazing photographs.

We stop to visit a floating fishing village and listen to some legendary stories of the fishermen's daily life. Take one last swim somewhere in the middle of the bay to refresh before cruising back to the Halong city pier. By noon we be ashore and break for lunch at a local restaurant. Then we hit the road back to Hanoi. We arrive and finish our tour at your hotel by 5:00 pm.
Board your 11:00 pm night train, AC soft sleeper to Hue.

Day 07 : Hue, city tour (B/L)

Arrival in Hue at 10:00 am then transfer to your Hotel. After morning preparations we will go on a relaxing cyclo or bicycle tour. We will also visit the Forbidden Purple City and Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.

Day 08: Hue – Hoi An ( B/L)

Breakfast at hotel. Take a morning cruise on the Perfume River to visit royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc, Thien Mu pagoda and mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, in a setting of gardens and lakes. Leave Hue in the evening by a mini van for Hoian. From here it will take us about 4 hours to get to Hoian. There is fabulous sightseeing en route and we may make stops at: Lang Co beach, Hai Van pass, Cham Museum, and the Marble mountains. Then onto Hoian, overnight in Hoi An.

Day 09 : Hoi An, walking tour in the ancient town (B/L)

The center of Vietnam is home to many of World Heritage Sites and Hoian is one of them. Here in this ancient town of Hoian, 30 km south of Danang, lies on the banks of the Thu Bon River.
Occupied by early western traders in the 16th century, Hoian has a distinct Chinese atmosphere with low, tile-roofed houses and narrow streets. The original structure of some of these streets still remain almost fully intact. All the houses were made of rare wood, decorated with colorful lacquered details and panels engraved with Chinese characters. Always a favorite place!
Overnight in Hoi An. 

Day 10 : Hoi An - Nha Trang ( B)

Breakfast at the hotel then transfer to the airport in Da Nang for your noon flight to Nha Trang. A taxi takes you to your hotel, it is free to chill out on the beautiful white sand beach. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 11 : Nha Trang, island boat trip( B/L)

Morning pick up from hotel and transfer to the boat station (45 minutes). Hop on the boat and begin a day on the water. The first stop will be at Mum island. This is one of the best places for snorkeling in Nha Trang. Hold your breath for as long as you can and dive deep into this colorful world of fish and coral. Next stop, Tam Island, for sun bathing and relaxing on the off shore beach. Lunch will be served at a nearby fishing village with a selection of fresh seafood. After the lunch we will visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium then take the boat back to Nha Trang city. Free time in the evening and overnight at your hotel. 

Day 12 : Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh city, city tour ( B/L)

We take an early flight this morning at 7:45 am, arriving to Saigon at 8:40 am, transfer downtown and check-in at our hotel before our city tour of bustling Saigon started. Visit the Binh Tay Market in Cho Lon; stopover at Thien Hau, a 150 year old Chinese Temple; then to a Lacquer wares workshop and the Jade Emperor pagoda. In the afternoon visit the War Remnants Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the historic Central Post Office. We’ll drop you off at your hotel around 5:30 pm. Overnight in Sai Gon

Day 13 : Tay Ninh and Cu Chi tunnel ( B/L)

Departing Saigon at 8:30 am from your hotel for a morning excursion to Tay Ninh to the Great Cao Dai Temple (a place to worship a mixture of Buddhism, Confucius, Taoism, Hinduism and Christianity). We see the noon mass at the temple (1 hour). Lunch in Tay Ninh.
In the afternoon we visit the Cu Chi outdoor museum to learn about the infamous tunnel systems of the Viet Cong. Take this opportunity to get a unique understanding of the guerillas underground fight strategies during the war and crawl through 50 - 100 meters of the 200 km tunnel system. On the way back to Saigon, local rice paper workshops, and views of Vietnam countryside and paddy fields are pleasant sights. We’ll drop you off at your hotel around 5:30 pm.

Day 14 : Ho Chi Minh city to the fertile Mekong Delta (Cai Be – Can Tho) ( B/L)

Depart Saigon at 8:00 am from your hotel. Head south to Cai Be. Upon arrival at 10:30 am, board a boat for a journey through the Mekong's floating market. See how river life goes on here, watch the trading between merchant ships and local farmers. Alive and exciting. Cruise through the secluded canals and cross the Mighty Mekong to an island where we will stop to enjoy fresh seasonal fruit before boating to Vinh Long. Back on the bus for our trip to Can Tho to overnight.

Day 15 : Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh city(B)

An early start for a boat trip to Cai Rang floating market, then we have some distance to cover. First a cruise, then a walk on a quiet country road taking in the magnificent scenery and getting a little bit closer to the locals as they go about their daily routine. In the afternoon we head back to Saigon. At your same Saigon hotel by 6:00 pm.

Day 16 : Departure Ho Chi Minh city , goodbye Vietnam ( B)

Breakfast at hotel. Depending on your flight you may have sometime for some more shopping. Then we will transfer you to the airport for your flight home. Goodbye and hope to see you again soon!

Tour price

Private price


Class/Group size

Price per pax (adult) in US Dollars

2 pax

3 - 4 pax

5 - 6 pax

7 - 9 pax

10 - 14pax

Single Sup






















Private tour: To do the tour privately. The tour is not fixed, it is possible to be customized for your group. All service is reserved for your group only. You do not have to share the bus, boat, tour guide with other tourists. One exception, if you stay at the boat in Halong bay - it is like the hotel in Halong - you still have to share the boat with other people

Price included

  • Hotel accommodation based on twin or triple share with daily breakfast (incl: services charges, room taxes and baggage handling)
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Transportation
  • English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request).
  • Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees
  • Join boat on Ha Long Bay, and private boat on Hue, Nha Trang and Mekong Delta
  • Train ticket with soft sleeper Ha Noi - Lao Cai - Ha Noi, Ha Noi – Hue.
  • Domestic flight Da Nang - Nha Trang & Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh.

Price excluded

  • Visa fee - visa to Vietnam
  • Optional tours
  • Tips for tour guide, driver
  • Travel insurance
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc
  • International airfare to/ from Vietnam & International airport tax in Vietnam
  • 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






Hanoi hotels

Dong Thanh hotel(3*)

Chalcedony hotel(4*)

 Melia hotel(5*)

 Sofitel Legend Metropole (5*)

Halong Boat hotels

Halong Dolphin(3*)

 Calypso Cruise (4*)

Victory Star Cruise(5*)

 Jasmine/Ginger Cruise

Sapa hotels

Royal View Sapa(3*)

 Chau Long hotel(4*)

 Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa(4*)

Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa (deluxe room)

Hue hotels

Duy Tan hotel(3*)
Hue Queen 1(3*)

Century Riverside Hue(4*)

 Imperial hotel(5*)

La Residence hotel(5*)

Hoi An hotels

Phuoc An River (3*)

Hoi An Historic Hotel (4*)

Golden Sand Resort (5*)

Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort & Spa (deluxe room) (4*)

Nha Trang hotels

Sunny hotel (3*)

Nha Trang Lodge hotel (4*)

 Sunrise Beach hotel(5*)

Ana Mandara hotel(5*)

Ho Chi Minh City hotels

Liberty 3 hotel(3*)

Oscar hotel(4*)

Majestic hotel(5*)

 New World hotel (5*)

Can Tho hotels

Ninh Kieu hotel (3*)

 Kim Tho hotel(3*)

 Victoria Can Tho hotel(sup room) (4*)

Victoria Can Tho hotel(deluxe room)

Other remarks

Description of services in details (read more...): The misunderstanding between "service offer" of the travel agent and "service - preferred " of the customer may cause the problem or even a broken-down in the relationship of two sides. To avoid this matter, shall always clarify the services supply within an itinerary as clear as we can. Hereunder is the description of services we offered in which program we set up
How to book tour (read more...)
1vietnamtravelways7 2vietnamtravelways8 3vietnamtravelways9 4vietnamtravelways10 5vietnamtravelways11 6vietnamtravelways12
of your group
Submit for a
tentative itinerary
Free optimize
your itinerary
itinerary then pay/ deposit 30%
Take off with tour voucher
your vacation!

All's for your satisfaction!
Travel Vietnam | Hotels in Vietnam | Halong bay cruiseKhach san Vietnam | Tin tuc du lich | Tour du lich
Other tours by type