A Glimpse of Vietnam - 8 Days 7 Nights

Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
Price: US$ 690/person ( Valid until Sep 30th, 2024)
Highlights: Hanoi – Ninh Binh - Halong Bay - Da Nang – Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh city - Cu Chi Tunnels

This tour offers you a quick look through 03 parts of Vietnam. We can still visit some the main attractions in Vietnam including Hanoi, the magnificent Halong Bay, the wonderful Danang with masterpiece Golden Bridge, Hoi An Ancient town, the bustle Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Cu Chi tunnels.

Tour starts at: Hanoi – Noi Bai airport  

Tour finishes at: Ho Chi Minh – Tan Son Nhat airport

Group size: 2 adults

Hotel standard: 3* ,4*

Room type: 01 twin/ dbl sharing

Type of tour: SIC tour and private tour

Tour cost: Per person and in USD  ( Valid until Sep 30th, 2024)

Option 3* Hotel 4* Hotel
SIC tour 690$


Private tour 920$ 1020$

Hotel list will be used:

Option 3* Hotel 4* Hotel
Hanoi Chalcedony hotel, TK123 hotel, Anise hotel/Superior room

Rex hotel, The Light hotel, Augthentic hotel, La Jardin Hotel Haute Couture, La Casa hotel/Superior room

Halong bay

Swan, Oriental Sails/deluxe cabin

Sena Cruise, Calypso Cruise, V’Spirit Cruise/deluxe cabin

Da Nang

The Code hotel/ superior room

Hai An beach, Mandila hotel/Junior room

Hoi An

Kim An hotel – superior room

Hoi An Historic hotel, Golden Holiday hotel/Classic room

Ho Chi Minh city

Cap Town hotel, Blue Damond hotel/Superior room

Sky Gem Sora hotel, Harmony hotel/deluxe room

  • Brief itinerary:

    Day 01: Hanoi arrival

    Day 02: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (B/L)

    Day 03: Hanoi – Halong/Lan Ha/Bai Tu Long bay (B/L/D)

    Day 04: Halong/Bai Tu Long/LanHa Bay – Hanoi – fly to Danang (B/L)

    Day 05: Da Nang - Ba Na Hills - Golden Bridge (B/L)

    Day 06: Hoi An - Danang- fly to Ho Chi Minh city (B)

    Day 7: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels full day (B/L)

    Day 08: Ho Chi Minh - departure (B)

    B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner


  • Day 01: Hanoi Arrival

    Arriving at Noi Bai airport, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for relaxing and check in if room is available (check in time is 14.00).

    Free and easy to discover Hanoi city by your own arrangement. Overnight in Hanoi.

  • Day 02: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (B/L)

    07h45-08h30: We pick you up at your hotel in Old Quater, departure for Hoa Lu - Tam Coc, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way.

    10h30: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam. We will visit Dinh king temple and Le king temple, in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that, we go to Tam Coc (10 km far from Hoa Lu).

    12h00: Have lunch at local restaurant.

    After lunch you will get on bamboo boat - rowed by the local people - in Hoang Long River to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way. You pass through three enormous caves that provide a brief respite from the intense summer sun. It takes approximately two hours to go up and down the river and along the way, you

    witness local fisherfolk, village life along the river and, of course, the striking limestone karst formations that Tam Coc is famous for.

    16h30: We take the car come back Ha Noi. O/N at hotel in Hanoi

  • Day 03: Hanoi – Halong/Lan Ha/Bai Tu Long bay (B/L/D)

    In the morning we depart Hanoi for Halong Bay or Lan Ha Bay or Bai Tu Long bay. When we are there we cruise in this secluded bay, marveling at 3000 limestone peaks that emerge from the emerald water. We have opportunity to visit spectacular limestone cave, swim from our boat, especially we can do kayaking to explore the hidden charming part of the bay.


  • Day 04: Halong/Bai Tu Long/LanHa Bay – Hanoi – fly to Danang (B/L),

    Sunrise breakfast and cruise around the clear & emerald water to another part of Halong bay with a close up view of stunning limestone peaks. such as Drum cave, Man’s head Islet….Heading to Van Gia fishing village you will have the opportunity to understand more about the fishermen’s daily life. Having lunch on board with a variety of local foods, enjoying the rest of the boat trip before back to Halong dock. After having lunch on boat we will leave Ha Long for Noi Bai airport for flight to Da Nang. Up on arrival to Danang airport, be picked up and transferred to your hotel. O/N at hotel in Danang. Notes: Due to cruising conditions, itineraries may change without prior notice and depend on which cruise you will go.


  • Day 05: Da Nang - Ba Na Hills - Golden Bridge (B/L)

    07:30 - 08:00: Pick up guests at HOTELin Da Nang, depart to Ba Na hills
    09:00: Arrive at the cable car station Hoi An. Sitting in the cabin, in midair, looking upon the endless tree lone of the forest. Experiencing the pristine ecological system of the Ba Na mountain will leave you a sense of unforeseeable discovery.

    09:30: Visit the Le Jardin, old wineries - remains of French Villas and Linh Ung pagoda with 27m high Buddha statue. Leave Le Jardin for Gare Debay, the second cable car station, to go to the top of Ba Na
    10:30: Visit and play game at the Fantasy Park- Ba Na Hills. Fantasy Park- the third largest indoor amusement park in the world (only some free games depending on Ba Na policy). 
    11h30: Have lunch buffet at Restaurant
    12:30: Conquer the Peak of Chua mountain at the height of 1,487m. Enjoy the panorama view of the Da Nang from the top of Ba Na Hills. And then visit Golden Bridge. 
    14:30: Return to cable car station and transfer to Da Nang
    15:00- 15:30: Send- off guest at hotel in Hoi An. O/N at hotel in Hoi An.

  • Day 06: Danang- Ho Chi Minh city (B, L)

    Free to discover Hoi An ancient town by your own.

    12.00: Check out hotel and go to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh.

    Up on arrival to Tan Son Nhat airport, be picked up and transferred to your hotel.

    Free and easy. O/N at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.


  • Day 7: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels full day (B/L)


    7.30-8.00: Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.

    Have lunch at local restaurant.

    Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.

    Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.

    Return to Saigon. End trip.



  • Day 08: Ho Chi Minh - departure (B)

    Free and easy until be transferred to the airport for your departure flight back to your home. End of services.


Vietnam Evisa – one month single entry

02 Domestic flight tickets: Hanoi –Danang; Danang –Saigon (includng 20kg luggage/pax/route)

Accommodation on twin/triple share basis with daily breakfast

Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time

All transfer and transportation with air-conditioning

01 night on the cruise in Halong Bay – sharing cruise and guide

English speaking tour guide ( other language upon request)

Meals as clearly mentioned in the itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch; D: dinner – set menu)

Boat trip in Halong Bay and Ninh Binh 

Cable car both ways Ba Na Hills


International airfare

Single room

Other meals and drinks

Other optional and activities not on the package

Travel insurance, personal expense

Tips for tour guide and driver: From $3-$5/pax/day

Early check in (beofre14.00) and late check-out (after 12.00) at hotel

Visa fee charge from the bank, bank transfer fee (for payment)

Gala dinner on 24/12 and 31/12

Surcharge for peak season and VietnamHoliday (28 Apr to 02 May, 02-04 Sep 2024 and Vietnam Lunar New Year)

Others are not mentioned above