- Stay at luxury 5 star accommodations
- Discover bustling China Town in Saigon
- Enjoy the luxury dinner on cruise on Saigon River
- Explore the rustic Mekong area
- See the most highlights of Hue, the ancient capital
- Wander UNESCO Hoian Ancient City.
- Age range
- 13 - 90 years old
ItineraryDownload PDF Brochure
Day 1: HCMC Arrival
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - the most hustling and bustling city of Vietnam. Your guide and driver will meet you outside the baggage claim of Tan Son Nhat International Airport then take you to the hotel in city center. Check in and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to recover from jet lag. This evening, enjoy the impressive dinner on Saigon River cruise, explore the city by night. Overnight in Saigon. Meals: Dinner. Accommodation: Hotel in HCMC.
Day 2: HCMC Tour
The tour will start with a visit to China Town in Saigon, which dominates the west bank of the city, boasting the attractions of Quan Am Pagoda, Thien Hau Temple, Binh Tay Market and numerous teahouses. Explore the vivid and distinct charm of this little-explored corner of the city - and learn the local secrets behind one of the world's oldest and largest Chinatowns. Stop by a Chinese medicine shop to learn how herbal tea is prepared. Visit the iconic Binh Tay Market (Cho Lon), famed for its Sino-French architecture and amazing food. Here, learn about the day-to-day lifestyles of shopkeepers here, who spend their days selling fruit and vegetables to local residents within this bustling commercial melee. This afternoon, visit the War Remnants Museum and the former Presidential Palace. Continue with a stroll to the major sights of colonial Ho Chi Minh City: the Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall. Finish your full day tour with the visit to Ben Thanh Market where an incredible display of fresh produce is offered. Meals: Breakfast. Accommodation: Hotel in HCMC.
Day 3: HCMC - Mekong Delta day trip
Today you spend a day away from the busy city of Saigon and drive to Ben Tre Province. Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, an ancient southern architectural gem in Tien Giang en route. On arrival at Hung Vuong Pier, board on your private boat for a glimpse at the delta scenery while enjoying coconut juice. Experience the unique lifestyle of the Mekong Delta as you visit fruit orchards, coconut groves, brick workshops, and home-made products such as coconut candies, rice cakes, handicrafts etc. After a short walk to visit a local family to learn how they make sedge mat and enjoy tea, tropical fruits, take “Xe Loi”, a kind of motorized rickshaw or you can hop onto your bicycle and peddle through picturesque villages (about 20 minutes). Stop at a riverside restaurant for a delicious and filling lunch. Then board a sampan for a relaxing trip along narrow canals. The boat will be waiting for you at the pier nearby to bring you back to Ben Tre where your car will take you back to Saigon. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch. Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4: HCMC - Fly to Hue - Sightseeing Tour
Today you leave Ho Chi Minh City for Hue – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend the afternoon on a leisurely walking tour through Vietnam’s ancient capital city. You will visit Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of King Tu Duc – a replica of the king’s palace built for the next reincarnation of the king. Then, take a walk through the vibrant Dong Ba Market. Meals: Breakfast. Accommodation: Hotel in Hue.
Day 5: Hue Sightseeing Tour
This morning, you start the tour with the scooter to Phuoc Tich village (Optional: If you cannot drive a scooter, a car with driver will be arranged to escort you). It will take one hour for us to get to the village. Upon arrival, we drive around the village to visit the ancient houses, traditional handcrafts such as rice flour making, hand-made pottery (nowadays, the production has not been as frequent as before and guide will help you learn more about its history). Take a break and walk around the village to view the charming scenery, communal houses, river wharfs, and Cham culture vestiges that remain. Meet and talk with locals. By strolling along O Lau River, the village facilitator and our guide will help you know more about the village as well as O Lau River’s geographic location that is one of the three largest rivers in Hue leading to Tam Giang Lagoon, which is the biggest one in the Southeast Asia region. Meals: Breakfast & Lunch. Accommodation: Hotel in Hue.
Day 6: Hue – Drive to Hoian
After breakfast, transfer to the sleepy riverside town of Hoian. Along the way, you pass over the epic Hai Van pass or Pass of the Cloud, a spectacular mountain pass between Hoian and Hue, with views of the East Vietnam Sea on one side and the lush mountainous landscape on the other. Stop en route in Lang Co Bay, a long white-sand beach with blue seawater which offers great view of a peaceful fishing village with boats sailing in Lap An lagoon and flocks of storks flying back to their nests at dusk. Visit Cham Museum and handicraft villages at the foot of Marble Mountain in Danang before arriving in Hoian. This afternoon you join us on a guided walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the ancient town Centre, visiting its highlights such as Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Hall, the 200-year old Tan Ky ancestral house and the famous Japanese Bridge. Later, board a traditional wooden boat to cruise along the poetic Thu Bon River and enjoy the sunset over the charming town. Meals: Breakfast. Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.
Day 7: Hoi An free
Today, you are totally free to choose what you want to do. You may just relax at the sunny beaches or by the hotel pool. If you love your day to be more active, please do not hesitate to contact our consultant to have one of the following options arranged. - My Son a day trip. - Hoi An Eco tour. - Cycling tour. - Cooking class. Meals: Breakfast. Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.
Day 8: Danang Departure
Have breakfast at hotel then enjoy a free time before taking the airport transfer. Get ready for your departure flight. Thank you for traveling with us! Meals: Breakfast. Accommodation: N/A.
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
English Speaking Tour Guide (other language on request)
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
As mentioned in the itinerary: Daily breakfast at hotel, 2 lunches , 1 dinner.
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Private Car/Van with Air-Conditioning.
Saigon - Hue by Vietnam Airlines
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
• Luxury 5* accommodations
• Private tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary
• 1 domestic flight: Ho Chi Minh City - Hue
• Services of private drivers and air-conditioned vehicles
• Service of English speaking guides
• Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
• International flights into and out Vietnam
• Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
• Early check-in and late check-out at hotel
• Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
• Tips for tour guides and drivers
• Travel insurance
• Vietnam Visa fee.