The charms of Vietnam, from North to South
A trip that takes you all over the country, from North to South across the major destinations. A discovery tour of cultural, traditional, discovery of an incredible heritage, and visit of the most beautiful sites. Opportunities to touch the 8th wonder of the world: Halong Bay, and world heritage such as: the ancient capital of Hue, Hoi An old neighborhoods. Amazing cruises on: the Red River Delta to the Mekong Delta. Actual contacts with local via the floating market and exchanges during the drive.
Hanoi – Tam Coc – Ha Long – Hue – Hoi An – Saigon – Can Tho - Saigon
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  • Day 1
    Arrival in Hanoi
    Arrival at Hanoi airport, the guide and the driver will welcome you and proceed to the transfer to the city center.

    You will go to the Literature Temple. This is an important monument since it is regarded as the first university of Vietnam. By visiting the temple, you can watch the old objects that reflect the past kingdoms of Thang Long.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.

    In the afternoon, you will visit the Ethnographic museum in which is retraced the ethnic minorities life in Vietnam. The objects, houses, clothes, documents are gathered among the museum. You will have the opportunity to enter in the long house of Ede, Jarai the Rong house or the earthen house of Ha Nhi. You will feel the rhythm of the daily Hanoian life entering the old quarters. Although the city is becoming more and more dynamic, active and modern, we can still feel past vibrations in the neighborhood of the 36 streets : the Kim Ngan Dinh (communal house jewelry), the old house at 87 Ma May, Hoan Kiem Lake, temple of Jade, the Brush tower. Then, you will attend a water puppet show. This is a traditional Vietnamese art that combines folk music and actions of wooden puppets.

    Note: On Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday night you will have the opportunity to watch the Ca Tru show and have the opportunity to try the Vietnamese musical instruments.

    Option: If you don’t want to visit the city right after because of the long flight, we will suggest you a massage. You will have one hour to relax, extra cost of 15$ per person will be ask.

    Included meals: lunch and dinner.

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  • Day 2
    Hanoï – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc
    At 95 km away from Hanoi in Ninh Binh province, there is a large number of rich historical heritages of Vietnam, as it was the ancient capital of the country according to the 11th century. Ninh Binh attracts visitors with its historic highness, and culturally rich destination.

    At Ninh Binh, visit the most authentic sights of this beautiful province Kenh Ga (natural hot springs), Thung Nang (Sun Valley) with a portion of the inland Halong Bay, Tam Coc (three caves also named the HaLong Bay inland), Thai Vi temple, Pagoda Bich Dong.

    After breakfast you will go to Ninh Binh. Arrive in Hoa Lu, visit the ancient capital of Vietnam under the Ly Dynasty and Le antérieur.

    Discovery of two temples dedicated to the Dinh and Le Kings. Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Then you will go on an excursion in a rowing boat on the River Tam Coc (three caves). The cruise will last approximately 2 hours. Tam Coc is a small village whose inhabitants organize walks on the Ngo Dong River. You will see the rocks having the same appearance as Phoenix in mandarin hat, turtle. It will be beautiful. Sometimes the river will merge with rice fields and give you the impression of riding a real sea. Such a nice cruise ! By late afternoon bike ride to visit Bich Dong Pagoda and the Temple of Thai Vy.

    Dinner in town and night at the hotel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

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  • Day 3
    Tam Coc – Ha Long
    Breakfast and departure to Ha Long.

    Halong Bay is known as the 8th wonder of the world thanks to its magnificent landscapes, beautiful caves, pure air and rich of biodiversity. Having a 1500 square meters area, more than 3,000 limestone islands, Halong Bay is a truly surprising destination. You will cross all the northern basin of the Red River to reach Halong Bay. Upon arrival, you will embark on a cruise in Halong Bay and admire its thousands of islands and islets that emerge from the water in fantastic shapes.

    Night on board.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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  • Day 4
    Ha Long – Hanoï. Flight to Hue.
    Hanoi-Thang Long means the dragon in flight while Halong Bay means the descent of the dragon. According to the legend, it would come down in the Bay to domesticate marine currents. With the movements of his tail, he deeply gashed the mountain. It is a nice story explaining the origin of the Bay and its thousand of islands, islets and limestone. You will continue the cruise in junk while you will be exploring places and participating in interesting activities.

    After lunch, return to Hanoi and then transfer directly to Noi Bai airport for the flight to Hue.
    On arrival you will be greeted by English speaking guide and driver, city dinner and night at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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  • Day 5
    Hue. Visit of the city
    Hue is the ancient capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty. Hue has a simple beauty, taciturn and quiet with the sun covering the red roofs of the royal palaces. Perfume River increased the romance of the city every sunset.  

    After breakfast, you will board for a cruise on the Perfume River. You will disembark to visit the Thien Mu pagoda - the symbol of Hue city. The pagoda is situated on the hill. You will walk step by step on the stairs listening to the legend of the heavenly Lady. The river is like a mirror embracing the pagoda. Lunch on site and following the visit of Hue with the historical sites : the Imperial City, the mausoleum of Tu Duc, Minh Mang mausoleum. Return to Hue city.

    Dinner and night at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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  • Day 6
    Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An
    You will continue your tour to Hoi An - one of the main ports of Vietnam in the 17th and 18th centuries.

    You will ascend the hill of Hai Van (Hill clouds). From above, you will be able to watch the beautiful coastal landscapes of the Centre. Stop at Da Nang - colonial Touran to visit the Cham Museum, which houses a large collection of sculptures typical of Champa Kingdoms. Arrival in Hoi An - a city with the old quarters regarded as one of the 8 heritages of Vietnam by UNESCO. Passengers, travelers, merchants... there are lots of people but older homes are still hiding in a quiet space. Yellow walls and small shops represent the traditional face of Hoi An. After having lunch in a local restaurant, you will continue to discover the beauty of the city. The guide will take you to the pagoda Phuc Thanh - the oldest one in Hoi An which was built in 1454 by a Chinese monk, in addition with the Japanese bridge, the town hall Phuoc Kien, and the traditional house of Tan Ky. You’ll be able to taste the specialties of Hoi An.

    Dinner and night at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

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  • Day 7
    Hoi An – Tra Nhieu – Tra Que – Hoi An
    After breakfast, you will arrive at the pier for a 15 minutes cruise to the village of Kim Bong.

    You will visit the shipyards, learn the traditional way of production of the local. You will continue your bike ride to the village of Tra Nhieu lying in the middle of the river Song Thu. By visiting this place, you will listen to the stories of the territory, look at the daily activities of fishermen.  Short walks in the peaceful and quiet village. Exploring mats production workshops. On the road to your hotel you will pass through the Whale temple. Short stop to take pictures. You will join Mr. Minh and his family of three generations. A house close to a quiet natural garden. Welcome cocktail. You will learn tyring to know them, they are open and welcoming. They will explain you their daily lives. You will walk around the village to visit a garden and watch agricultural activities. You will also try to grow vegetables.

    Back to the homestay, you will join a cooking “class”, cooking traditional regional dishes such as the nem Hoi An, Huu Tam or grilled fish... before tasting it. Little nap. Relaxation with a massage with medicinal herbs.

    Return to Hoi An. Dinner in town and night at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

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  • Day 8
    Hoi An – Da Nang. Flight to Saigon
    Free time until the transfer to the  airport for your flight Danang - Saigon.  

    Speaking of Saigon, we immediately think of a big city, bustling with shopping malls, tall buildings, which never sleeps. But in depth, the city reveals its "precious pearls" - historical, cultural testimonies expressing the life and spirit of the local people. 

    Arrival in Saigon. Meeting with guide and driver. Lunch in a local restaurant. 

    In the afternoon, you will visit the city. Cho Lon is very well known by visitors. It was founded in the 17th century by Chinese migrants, it has attracted many traders from other countries. Until now, Cho Lon and its surroundings are the cohabitation of space and trade of Chinese, Indian and Vietnamese. By visiting the region of Cho Lon (market), you'll discover another face of the city of Saigon, a multicultural place. 

    Visit the Hindu Temple Mariaman : the temple is located in the middle of Saigon, we recognize it through its native architecture and mystical. It is appreciated as a famous heritage among three current Hindu monuments in Saigon. This is the place where we practised the Mariaman cult - Indian woman genius. By visiting this temple, visitors can watch the statutes, sculptures, antiques, listen to the story of the foundation, and discover the spirits of the temple. 

    Then you will head to the mosque at number 66 Dong Du Street. The mosque is one of the Islamic centers, which was built as early as in Saigon in 1935. The mosque attracts many believers and tourists. Its architecture is simple, spacious and airy with arches, columns and long corridors that symbolize the typical Indian art. Outside the religious function, the mosque is still the place where public activities are organized and where children learn about the ideologies of the Koran. You will be able to go and watch believers pray every friday. A Muslim spectacle in the heart of Saigon. 

    In the evening, we'll take you on the Indochina junk for a romantic dinner. You will spend a romantic moment in a charming and intimate space. You will make a 2-hour cruise on the Saigon River and admire the city on the other side. While tasting wine and specialties, you will look at the buildings full of lights as bright as crystals. You’ll feel a romantic and poetic Saigon.

    Night at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

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  • Day 9
    Sai Gon – Ben Tre – Can Tho
    In Vietnamese, the Mekong is called Song Cuu Long which means the river of the Nine Dragons, referring to its nine major tributaries that flow into the South China Sea. In this region known as the "rice bowl" of Vietnam, Mother Nature delivers its benefits besides. Rich and fertile land, clear water and fish, dreamy landscapes, nothing is missing. 

    Breakfast at the hotel. Around 8.00am, you will head to Ben Tre province in the middle of the Mekong Delta.

    After 2.30pm, you will go to the Vietnam capital of coconut trees. From the pier of Hung Vuong, you will make a motorized sampan trip on the river Tien towards Ben Tre. A quick stop in the brick-making workshop. Visit of a workshop production of coconut candies. You’ll continue the tour to the village of Thanh Nhon. You will visit the mats workshop. Then you will take "xe loi" or the bike for a ride through the coconut gardens, rice paddies and vegetable fields to discover the local life. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will make a rowing boat cruise through the canals of water surrounded by palm trees.

    Transfer by boat back to the pier and landing. Drive to Can Tho. Dinner in town and night at the hotel.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

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  • Day 10
    Can Tho – Sai Gon
    At 34 km away from Vinh Long south-west, on the banks of Song Hau (River Hau), Can Tho is located in the heart of the Mekong Delta and is the main city of the province of the same name. This is the most important political, economical and universary center of the region. Can Tho is a good base to go by boat to discover the Mekong arm, villages and floating markets. 

    After breakfast at the hotel, you will ride a motor boat to visit the floating market of Cai Rang - one of the liveliest floating markets of the Mekong Delta. You will have to go at dawn. Hundreds of boats gather on the decorated water over splendid sun. The sellers wearing conical hats will be happy to choose, from the pyramids of fruit piled up in their boats, ripe fruit, that they will peel the skin off and prepare before your eyes. Transfer to orchards where you will enjoy seasonal fruits. Then you will visit the ancient house in Binh Thuy.

    The driver will wait for you here, and then come back to Saigon. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and second night in Saigon.

    Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
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  • Day 11
    Sai Gon. Return flight
    You will have some free time in Saigon until the transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport. Return flight.

    Included meals: breakfast

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TRAVEL PRICE (Prix par personne en EUR)
(Depending on season, types of accommodation and activities)
(price per person in EURO)
These prices are valid until 09/30/2020
  • The estimated budget for this trip is from 831 € /person.
  • Talking about fixed prices when discussing about a personnalized trip makes little sense. Indeed, it varies depending on many factors (quality of services, period, turnaround time and many more).
  • The only exact price will be the one of your personalized quote. 

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  • A supplement will be added to the price of your trip during the period of Christmas and New Year (from 24 of December 2020 to 04 of January 2021), as well as during the period of the festivities for Tet (from 10 of Februaryto 17 of February 2021)


City name/ List of hotels Standard Superior Deluxe
 La Beauté de Hanoi***
(deluxe room)
 MK Premier boutique****
(Deluxe Room)
Pan Pacific hotel*****
(Deluxe room)
Junk Bai Tho 
Junk Victory****
(Superior cabin)
Junk Victory star*****
(Deluxe cabin)
Tam Coc Rice Fields Resort***
(Bungalow Garden View)
Hidden Charm
(Deluxe room)
Tam Coc Garden****
(Superior Room)
Gold Hue hotel***
(Deluxe Room)
Romance Hue Hotel****
(Deluxe Room)
Imperial Hue Hotel*****
(Deluxe City View)
Aurora Hotel***
(Superior Room)
Thanh Binh Riverside Hotel****
(Deluxe Garden View)
Allegro Luxury hotel & Spa
(Deluxe room)
Beautiful Saigon
(Superior room) http://beautifulsaigonhotel.com/
Silverland Central hotel****
(deluxe room)
Grand Hotel*****
(Premium Deluxe City View)
Hau Giang Hotel***
(Superior Room)
Iris Hotel****
(Superior Room)
Victoria Hotel*****
(Superior Room)
These prices include
  • Transport by road with a private vehicle and air conditioned.
  • Accommodations as mentioned in the program and breakfast included
  • Domestic flights of Vietnam Airlines in economy class with airport taxes: Hanoi – Hue ; Da Nang - Sai Gon
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • Professional guide during the whole trip
  • Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the program
These prices do not include
  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Visa  fees to the Vietnamese Embassy, in your country or at the airport
  • Supplements for late or early check-in/check-out in the hotels
  • Beverages, tip and personal expenses
  • Insurances and assistance
  • Every other service that has not been mentioned as « included »
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