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Essential Vietnam 11 days
[updated 2024]

Discover the best of Vietnam on an excellent value private tour. Experience an overnight cruise in Lan Ha Bay, explore historic Hoi An, immerse yourself in the bustling streets of Hanoi, soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh City, and venture into the enchanting Mekong Delta. This comprehensive tour covers all the principal sights, allowing you to make the most of your time in Vietnam.
Your experiences include:

  • Stroll through the bustling streets of Hanoi, visiting the 1,000-year-old Temple of Literature & Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
  • Take a breezy cyclo ride through the Old Quarter’s 36 streets, enjoy a delightful water puppet show.
  • Discover Ninh Binh's beauty and enjoy a scenic boat trip through Trang An's enchanting landscapes.
  • Cruise through the enchanting limestone karsts of Ha Long Bay, an UNESCO site of breathtaking beauty.
  • Explore the timeless charm of Hoi An, an UNESCO World Heritage site, renowned for its cobbled streets, and distinctive yellow shopfronts adorned with colorful lanterns.
  • Indulge in a mouthwatering street food tour, including the famous Vietnamese Banh Mi.
  • Experience the lively energy of Ho Chi Minh City, where history meets modernity.
  • Explore the War Remnants Museum, where your guide will narrate the city's darkest and most tragic moments during the Vietnam War.
  • Explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, a historic site with an intricate underground network used during the Vietnam War.
  • Meander along the captivating waterways of the Mekong Delta, famous for its fruit farms, flower orchards, labyrinthine canals and delightful floating markets.

If you want, you can add a few nights at the beautiful island of Phu Quoc (1h flight from Ho Chi Minh city) at the end. We recommend this option if you travel between November - April when Phu Quoc is at its best weather wise. Alternatively, 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.

As luxury travel experts for Vietnam we can hand pick the finest accommodation for your holiday.
Our experienced guides who know these destinations like the back of their hands will ensure you don't miss a single highlight and they'll share with you fascinating insights along the way. All of your tours are private, tailored to your preferences and interests.
You'll have access to the best attractions, avoiding the crowds and immersing yourself fully in the experience.
Our dedicated local team is available 24/7 to provide ground support, ensuring your journey is seamless and worry-free.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
  • Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
  • Day 3: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Trang An Boat Trip
  • Day 4: Ninh Binh  - Ha Long Bay
  • Day 5: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - fly to Hoi An
  • Day 6: Hoi An City Tour
  • Day 7: Hoi An Street Eat Tour
  • Day 8: Hoi An - fly to Ho Chi Minh city
  • Day 9: Cu Chi Tunnel & City Tour
  • Day 10: Mekong Delta day trip
  • Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City depart

Price starts from 1,730 GBP or 2,160 USD per person based on 2 people travelling in April 2024 on a shared room, 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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