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, the bustle Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and amazing of Mekong Delta.
Day 1 (10 Dec 2022): Arrive in Hanoi (B)
Day 2 (11 Dec 2022): Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Trang An - Mua Cave (B/L)
Day 3 (12 Dec 2022): Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Day 4 (13 Dec 2022): Halong Bay - Hanoi – Da Nang (Brunch) / / flight VN0181 @ 20.00pm – 21.30pm
Day 5 (14 Dec 2022): Da Nang - Hoi An – Da Nang (B/L)
Day 6 (15 Dec 2022): Da Nang – Ba Na Hill – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City (B/L) / Flight VN0135 @ 19.50pm – 21.30pm
Day 7 (16 Dec 2022): HCMC - Mekong delta - boat trip on Mekong River (B/L)
Day 8 (17 Dec 2022): HCMC city – Cu Chi Tunnel – Departure (B/L)
Day 9 (18 Dec 2022): HCMC Departure (B)
05.05am Our car driver picks you up at the airport then transfers to your hotel in Hanoi old quarter. Check in upon arrival (ready room). Breakfast at your hotel. Free time for leisure all day.
07.15am-7.30am –Pick you up at your hotel, After 2 hours driving, we arrive in Hoa Lu. Start visiting the former capital of Vietnam, two temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the two heroes who lived in 10th century and chose Hoa Lu as the capital city of Dai Co Viet.
11:15 – Arrive at Mua Cave and start an amazing trek up (500 stone step) to the top of Ngoa Long mountain for watching the spectacular rice valley with a precious view of nature.
12:30 – Enjoy the buffet lunch at our restaurant, a great place to savor the flavors of Vietnamese food.
14:00 – Visit Trang An Grottoes, get on a rowing boat traveling along the river with scenic mountain and green fields landscape. Trang An is gathering of 31 valleys, 50 cross-water caves and home to 600 kinds of flora and over 200 kinds of fauna. Many of them are in the Red book of Vietnam. Rowing through the river, visit Sang and Toi caves (Dark and Bright caves), Nau Ruou cave, Ba Giot cave (Three Drops)
17:00 Return to bus and then come back to Hanoi. Drop of at hotel around 19.30pm.
08:10 - 08:30 Pick-up, our bus will collect guests from hotels around Hanoi Old Quarter.
12:00- 12:15 Arrive Tuan Chau Harbor
12:00 - 12:30 Transfer to the main boat by tender. Embark on Sena Cruise
Warmly welcome to Sena Cruise! While enjoying a welcome drink, our cruise manager will deliver a cruise briefing and safety introduction. After that you will check in your cabin.
13:15 - 13:45 Enjoy fabulous lunch. Fabulous Buffet lunch is served while Sena Cruise - Luxury Boutique Cruise starts her sail into magnificent Lan Ha Bay - an extension of HaLong Wonder which is much quieter and has fewer tourists. She will pass the famous Finger Islet, Candle Islet and thousands of uniquely shaped limestone towers and islands.
15:00: Explore Lan Ha Bay
Option 1: Sena Cruise – Luxury Boutique Cruise reaches Three Peach area (if the weather permits). It is time to discover Lan Ha Bay yourselves with your travel buddy sharing a kayak. While kayaking, you will have a brief look at the geology of the Karts Mountains that form a beautiful surrounding
Option 2: We will visit the Dark and Bright Cave - famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see-sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoy bamboo boats or swimming - which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the Limestone Mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, visitors immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha Bay with exciting swimming activities.
17:00 Return to Sena Cruise. Enjoy sunset party on LanHa Bay. It is an ideal time for photography enthusiasts to capture the stunning moment of sunset at Lan Ha Bay.
You will also have a chance to join our Cooking class to challenge your skills in preparing very famous Vietnamese spring rolls.
Before dinner, our experienced captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for overnight.
19:00 | Savor deluxe dinner
After the incredible dinner, take your leisure time to chat at the bar, watch the movie in the restaurant and enjoy Spa treatment (please book in advance).
Reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at a panoramic bar or take one of our onboard activities: squid fishing. (We open the light and prepare the squid fishing rods)
You will stay overnight on cruise.
06:00 Sunrise Tai-chi section on sundeck
Be an early bird for a photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind.
07:00 Having light breakfast
Sena Cruises - Luxury Boutique Cruises continues her sail, passing amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee and light breakfast is served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings.
08:15 | Explore Frog Pond Area: Join kayaking & swimming to explore the Frog Pond, the famous filming location for Kong Skull Island (King Kong) in Quang Ninh in 2018.
09:30 | Return to the boat for check-out
10:00 | Lunch time
During the time well prepared Set menu lunch is served, Sena Cruise - Luxury Boutique Cruise slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of Karst Mountains towards the Harbor.
11:30 - 12:00 | Disembark Sena Cruise and farewell the crew and back to Hanoi by bus
15:00 - 16:00 | Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, end of unforgettable trip on the cruise
Then awaiting driver transfer you to Noi Bai Airport for a flight to Da Nang.
Dinner and overnight in Da Nang.
Our driver and tour guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel and transfer Hoi an. On the way stop visit is Marble Mountains (a cluster of 5 mountains, located about eight kilometers south of Da Nang city). Our guide will instruct you to explore Mountain Thuy (one of the 5 mountains) and discover its hidden caves, shrines and pagodas. This place is the home to several Buddhist and Hindu grottoes. You also have a chance to visit Non Nuoc Stone Carving village, just on the foot of Marble Mountain. Here you can admire the stone sculptures made under the immensely talented hands of the artists. Gifts made from stone will be very special for your family and friends.
Continue to Cam Thanh coconut village. Here, you will experience basket boat ride around the coconut forest, learn about the daily life of Vietnamese fishermen, their families and their community. During the trip, the boatman will take coconut leaves to make funny natural ornaments such as hats, rings, glasses … extremely lovely for you. You will surely experience the feeling of floating on the waves of water and join an equally fun basket boat race between the baskets together in the cheering and bustling music drum. Local people will teach you how to paddle the Vietnamese unique bamboo basket boat. You will hear stories of past wars and the harsh conditions that soldiers have to endure. Lunch at Indian restaurant.
In the afternoon: You will enjoy a short walking tour through the narrow winding street of the ancient town, visit Tan Ky ancestral house, the Japanese Bridge, Phuc Kien Chinese Temple.
Back to Da Nang for overnight
8:00 – 8:30 a.m: Our car and Guide will meet you at your hotel in Da Nang and start the trip to Ba Na Hills.
9:30 a.m: Upon arrival at Ba Na hills, you will get on a Cable Car which gains 4 world scores
Visit Debay Wine Cellar built in 1923, Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Garden, highlight in this tour is Golden Bridge (Hands of God). You will have a chance to see and take photos of this beautiful bridge.
You continue to visit Linh Ung pagoda where the highest Buddhism statue in the country is located (27 m).
11:30 a.m: Have Lunch at a restaurant and take a short rest.
12:30 p.m: Conquer the peak of Chua Mountain at the height of 1487 m, the highest peak in Ba na to visit Linh Chua Linh Tu Temple. You continue to discover the French Square, visit and play some games in Fantasy Park – one of the largest indoor amusement parks in Vietnam with a series of interesting games.
15:30: Back to the cabin down the mountain.
Back to the hotel in Da Nang. Arrive in Da Nang at about 17.00pm
Then Transfer to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Upon arrival to the center for check in and overnight
07.30 – 08.00 Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself to the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for walk around the village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. O/N at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
07.30 – 08.00 pick up at your hotel. We start the trip by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum as final place to visit city tour. Lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, head to Cu Chi Tunnels. Visit Cu Chi tunnels - an incredible system including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. Visiting here, you will find out why Vietnam was the winner in the war. Enjoy cassava – the most popular food during war days at Cu Chi Tunnels. Try shooting game (by your account).
Back to Ho Chi Minh city around 17.00 – 17.30pm
Free time for leisure until 16.30pm driver transfers you to the airport for flight home. Home sweet home.
Transportation during in air-conditioned bus (group tour) or private car (private tour
Airport pick up and drop off by private car
Private car on private day tour
Meals as mentioned: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner.
Accommodation: double/twin/triple sharing room at the below mentioned hotel or similar one
English speaking guide
Entrance fee to indicated sights
Halong cruise 2 days 1 night
Kayaking in Halong Bay (double kayaking)
Boat trip in Trang An, Hoi An, Mekong Delta
Cable car ticket in Ba Na Hills
Mineral water in tour (1 bottle of mineral water in car)
E-Visa Arrangement for entry Vietnam – normal processing (1 month -single entry)
Flight ticket Hanoi - Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh by Vietnam Airlines (Economy classic)
Tips for guide and driver
Tips for Cruise’s crew
Wax museum ticket
Surcharge for public Holiday in Vietnam and Cambodia
Any optional additional tours or activities during free time
Others not clearly mentioned
Payment fee by bank transfer or credit card
Check in time to the hotels is 2PM and check out time is 12PM. Early check in and late checkout fees (if applied) will be paid on your account.
We highly recommend passengers buy travel insurance in your country in advance for your trip.
This itinerary is subject to change due to bad weather; level tide and operating conditions