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Best of Vietnam 18 days
[updated 2024]

If you're seeking a tour that combines Vietnam's iconic destinations with hidden gems, look no further.
There are so many gems on this tour that it's hard for us to pick a favorite. How about the visit to Mai Chau, home to some of the most stunning valleys in the country, and Nha Trang, where sunshine graces the region for over 300 days a year?
This carefully crafted itinerary showcases the must-see places such as Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue, Hoi An, and the Mekong Delta. These renowned destinations have rightfully earned their popularity. However, as locals, we are equally enchanted by the lesser-known treasures. Explore the captivating beauty of Mai Chau. The proximity to the capital makes it an ideal escape for nature lovers, and Mai Chau is also renowned for its distinctly northern-style cuisine. Discover Ninh Binh, often referred to as "Ha Long Bay on land" by locals, with its breathtaking landscapes. Bask in the turquoise beaches and delightful microclimate of Nha Trang, where sunshine graces the region for over 300 days a year. This tour offers the very best of our country, allowing you to experience both the renowned and the hidden gems that make Vietnam truly special.

Your experiences includes: 

  • Learn the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine in a cooking class at a private villa in Hanoi.
  • Explore Hanoi's Old Quarter on a charming cyclo tour, soaking in the local atmosphere.
  • Enjoy the traditional art of water puppetry, a captivating showcase of Vietnamese culture.
  • Delight in the flavors of Northern cuisine amidst the lush mountains of Mai Chau.
  • Cruise along the serene river in Ninh Binh, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.
  • Overnight on a luxurious boat, indulging in the beauty of Ha Long Bay.
  • Wander through the ancient town of Hoi An, immersing yourself in its preserved charm.
  • Sample the diverse street food of Hoi An, including the World's Best Banh Mi
  • Discover history at the majestic royal tombs in Hue, marveling at their grandeur.
  • Be captivated by the enchanting Hoi An Memories Show, showcasing Vietnam's cultural heritage.
  • Enjoy your beach break in Nha Trang, where sunshine graces the region for over 300 days a year.
  • Explore Da Lat, a destination brimming with natural beauty and cultural wonders.
  • Visit the historic Reunification Palace in Saigon, a symbol of Vietnam's past.
  • Cruise the vibrant Mekong Delta on the charming Cai Be Princess, a unique adventure.
  • Relax on Nha Trang's turquoise beaches, enjoying your own private paradise.

If you'd like you can also fly to Siem Reap (1h10m flight from Ho Chi Minh city) and spend a few days exploring the majestic temples of Angkor.

The tour has been designed for you to experience Vietnam at a moderate pace. This is just a suggested itinerary and can totally be tweaked to suit your style and need.


  • Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
  • Day 2: Hanoi Cooking Class, Cyclo & Water Puppet
  • Day 3: Hanoi - Mai Chau
  • Day 4: Mai  Chau full day trekking tour
  • Day 5: Mai Chau - Ninh Binh
  • Day 6: Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay
  • Day 7: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - fly to Hue
  • Day 8: Hue full city tour - royal tombs and garden house
  • Day 9: Hue drive to Hoi An via Hai Van pass
  • Day 10: Hoi An full day tour with Cam Thanh Boat Trip
  • Day 11: Hoi An - Street Eat Tour
  • Day 12: Hoi An - Danang - fly to Nha Trang
  • Day 13: Nha Trang - Day at leisure
  • Day 14: Nha Trang - Da Lat
  • Day 15: Da Lat City Tour
  • Day 16: Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh City - Half Day Tour
  • Day 17: Mekong Delta Full Day Tour
  • Day 18: Ho Chi Minh City Departure

Private tour starts from 3,545 USD per person based on 2 people travelling in Oct 2024 on a shared room, boutique 4 & 5 star accommodation throughout, excluding international flight.

Our price includes:

  • All domestic flights. (We can also quote for your international flight if you wish)
  • Stylish  4 & 5 star accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Experienced English speaking guides
  • All mentioned tours and excursions by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time
  • Boat cruise if mentioned
  • Service charge and current government VAT tax
  • 24/7 ground support

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