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VietNam Tour

Grand Vietnam Tour 18 Days

Depart from Hanoi capital
Tour code: VP11-HN18D
Type of tour: Private tour
Duration: 18 Days 17 Nights
Route: Ha Noi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Ha Long - Dong Hoi - Phong Nha - Ke Bang - Hue - Hoi An - My Son - Da Nang - Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi - Mekong - Ho Chi Minh
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Tour programs

( 18 Days 17 Nights )

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  • What make this tour so special: vietnam tour map
  • Night train to Lao Cai
  • Hill tribe’s colorful market
  • Hill Tribe villages trekking
  • Overnight on cruise in Ha Long Bay
  • Stopover at historic Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River
  • Hoi An Ancient town & Imperial Citadel exploring
  • Hai Van pass & Cham museum sightseeing
  • Long Son Pagoda & Thap Ba Hot Spring experience
  • Ho Chi Minh city & Cu Chi sightseeing
  • Day 1 : Ha Noi
  • Day 2 : Ha Noi full day visits – Night train to Lao Cai
  • Day 3 : Sapa – Hill tribes colorful market – night train to Ha Noi Cai
  • Day 4 : Lao Cai – Sapa- Hill Tribe villages
  • Day 5 : Ha Noi - Ha Long
  • Day 6 : Ha Long bay - Hanoi - Night train to Dong Hoi
  • Day 7 : Dong Hoi – Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park
  • Day 8 : Dong Hoi - DMZ - Hue
  • Day 9 : Hue
  • Day 10 : Hue - Hoi An
  • Day 11 : Hoi An - My Son
  • Day 12 : Hoi An - Da Nang – Nha Trang
  • Day 13 : Nha Trang
  • Day 14 : Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 15 : Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi
  • Day 16 : Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta
  • Day 17 : Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 18 : Ho Chi Minh City
Tour program

Day 01 : Hanoi - Arrival (D)

You are arrival at our thousand years Capital Hanoi city. Our guide will welcome you at the airport Noi bai airport and then be transferred to your hotel in the center of city.
After freshing up, we would like to show you of
Hanoi an daily life with one hour cyclo (trishaw) ride around the old streets, then we stop at Thang Long Theatre for enjoying water puppets shows. Enjoy dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in
Ha Noi.

Day 02 : Hanoi full day visits – Night train to Lao Cai (B/L)

Today we would like to show you the major cultural sites aroundHanoi city. The first visit to Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature & the first university in Vietnam), then we go to Ba Dinh Square for visiting Uncle Ho’s (Ho Chi Minh President) Mausoleum, His Residence area, and One Pillar – pagoda nearby.
Next site is
Tran Quoc pagoda and lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will visit the largest and most interesting
Museum of Vietnam Ethnology, then go back to the Old quarter for shopping. Dinner on your own arrangement before overnight on train to
Lao Cai.

Day 03 : Sapa – Hill tribes colorful market – night train to Hanoi Cai (B/L)

Upon arrival to Lao Cai train station, drive to visit one of the colorful tribal market near Sapa area (incase no Market available at your date, you will visit Cat Cat & Ta Fin villages).
Tuesday: Coc Ly Market (this market is not available until further notice due to the construction site nearby)
Wednesday: Cao Son Market
Saturday: Can Cau Market
Sunday: Bac Ha Market Market
Then transfer to Sapa for overnight.

Day 04 : Lao Cai – Sapa- Hill Tribe villages (B/D)

Drive to visit Lao Chai village – home of Black H’Mong – here you trek through terraced rice fields to villages, meet and talk with locals to learn more about their daily life and habits. You then trek through Ta Van village. Lunch on your own arrangement. Car pick up at Ta Van and transfer to Lao Cai station for overnight train back to Hanoi.

Day 05 : Hanoi - Halong (B/L/D)

Arrive in Hanoi around 04:30 – 05:00. Check in a mini hotel for refresh and breakfast. 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 night fishing and later overnight on board. 

Day 06 : Ha Long bay - Hanoi - Night train to Dong Hoi (B/L)

In the morning, cruising to Bai Tu long bay, Fire Island, Bo Nau Island, fishing village. Arrive at Ha long wharf about 12.00 noon. Return to Hanoi by private car. Free time for optional visit and dinner on your own arrangement. Transfer to Hanoi railway station for overnight train to Dong Hoi.

Day 07 : Dong Hoi – Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park (B/L)

Arrive in Dong Hoi in the morning, transfer to the hotel for breakfast, then we will drive you to visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. Getting on boat and cruise on the world's longest underground river to Phong Nha Cave. The deeper one penetrates, the more magical are the natural aspects of the caves. After on boat for 700m, a large dry passage is appear, then you can walk to discover the cave for 500m more. You will have a chance to explore the remain of Cham Altars and Inscriptions inside. Overnight in Dong Hoi Town.

Day 08 : Dong Hoi - DMZ - Hue (B/L)

Leave Dong Hoi early for Hue. Drive along back to Hue with a stopover at historic Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River and the famous Vinh Moc Tunnel. Arrive Hue at noon time and have lunch at local restaurant before check in. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Hue.

Day 09 : Hue (B/L)

Today we start the tour with the visit to Imperial Citadel and King Minh Mang tomb, King Tu Duc Tomb, Thien Mu Pagoda. Then we will embark in a boat cruise along Perfume River to admire sunset. Overnight in Hue.

Day 10 : Hue - Hoi An (B/L)

Today we will heading to Hoi An through Hai Van pass, and Lang Co beach – one of the most beautiful beach of Vietnam. Visit Cham museum on the way, Cham museum is the open air collection of Cham sculpture. Many of the sandstone carvings are breathtaking. After check-in at hotel, visit the Ancient town. Overnight in Hoi An. 

Day 11 : Hoi An - My Son (B)

This morning, we will visit My Son, a World Heritage, 40 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia.
Free in the afternoon for optional visit or beach relaxation. Overnight in Hoian.

Day 12 : Hoi An - Da Nang – Nha Trang (B)

Transfer to Da Nang Airport to fly to Nha trang around noon. Relax on the beach of Nha Trang. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 13 : Nha Trang (B/L)

In the morning, we take a boat trip to Mun island, the best site for snorkeling where you will see lots of live colorful corals and fish. This site has been officially protected under the support of Danish Government. Lunch on boat or Tam island. Then visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island. At this place, you will see the life of the many sea species of Nhatrang ocean that being made in a smaller world of this aquarium.
In the afternoon take half day city visit to
Long Son Pagoda, built in commemoration of the monks and nuns who died whilst fighting the Diem government and Cham Po Nagar temples. Just next to Cham Po Nagar temples is the Thap Ba Hot Spring center. Enjoy fun with Mud bathing and Mineral springs swimming. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 14 : Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City (B/D)

Free time for beach relaxation till noon flight to Hochiminh city.
Welcomed by our tour guide then transfer or your hotel in city for fresh-up. Visit
Ben Thanh night market before your dinner served in a French styled house. Overnight at
Ho Chi Minh city

Day 15 : Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi (B/L)

In the morning, we will go to Hoc Mon district to visit the incredible underground
Cu Chi tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Back to the city for lunch after 4 hours excursion. In the afternoon, visit War Museum, Reunification Palace and Notre Dame Cathedral and Post office. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 16 : Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta (B/L)

This trip provides a look at a wide variety of the life and scenery of the Delta. On the way you can see green rice paddy fields stretching towards the horizon. After arrival in Cai Be, a boat takes you to the floating market with sellers and buyers bargaining and exchanging their goods from their boats. Lunch at Ancient garden house then proceeding to Vinh Long, passing small and beautiful canal see peaceful tranquil life of villagers, admire marvelous natural setting of Mekong Delta region. Stop at An Binh islet famous for their fruit orchards. We will enjoy the local tropical fruits and see how local people cultivate their orchards, make their living from ceramics, popcorn and rice paper... A nice chance for bicycle riding, roaming through the village and looking at the local handicraft shops. A stop will be landed on Vinh Long market, a nice walk around. Continue driving to Can Tho. Over night in Can Tho.

Day 17 : Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)Family tours mekong delta

Cruising along the small and picturesque tributaries by rowing boat, we will see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who lives along the Mekong canals and you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill factory. Disembark at Ninh Kieu quay then visit an ancient house in Binh Thuy 10 km from Cantho city and Cantho museum. Lunch at local restaurant on the way back to Sai Gon via My Tho. Overnight in Hochiminh.

Day 18 : Ho Chi Minh City – Departure (B)

Free time for shopping or optional visit before transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for departure.

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

Budget Mini hotel






Standard: 3-star hotel






Superior: 4-star hotel






Deluxe: 5-star hotel






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: Private car/mini van
  • English- speaking guide (other languages are available upon request).
  • Sightseeing as specified including entrance fees.
  • Puppet show ticket
  • Private boat in Hue, Nha Trang & Mekong Delta
  • Join boat in Ha Long Bay.
  • Train tickets (AC comfortable soft sleeper, sharing basic)

Price excluded

  • Visa fee - visa to Vietnam
  • 140 US$ for domestic flight (Hanoi - Dong Hoi, Da Nang - Nha Trang & Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh City)
  • 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*)

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