Vietnam Panorama

Vietnam Panorama
Starts
Hanoi
Destinations
+ 10
Ends
Ho Chi Minh City
Hanoi → Ninh Binh → Halong Bay → Hoi An → Nha Trang → Da Lat → Ho Chi Minh City → Cai Be → Can Tho

Highlights

  • Hanoi, vibrant city tempo.
  • Ninh Binh, limestone karst topography.
  • Scenic Halong Bay – the World Heritage Site.
  • Unparalleled leisure in Hoi An.
  • Nha Trang, a beach city.
  • City of Love - Dalat.
  • Colonial Ho Chi Minh City with Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • Vivid Mekong Delta.
Age range
< 18 year olds +4 more
Accommodation
3 / 4 / 5
Transportation

Nature, culture and history – Vietnam has it all. From North to South, this Vietnam Panorama tour offers vibrant city tempo in Hanoi, limestone karst topography in Ninh Binh, scenic Halong Bay, unparalleled leisure in Hoi An, beach city of Nha Trang, City of Love – Dalat, colonial Ho Chi Minh City and vivid Mekong Delta. This captivating tour is a great introduction to this unique and vibrant country.

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  1. Day 1: Hanoi Arrival.
    Day 1: Hanoi Arrival.
    Day 1: Hanoi Arrival.
    Day 1: Hanoi Arrival.

    Welcome to Hanoi, the Vietnam’s bustling colonial capital. Upon arrival, our representative will meet you outside the baggage claim of Noi Bai airport for greetings and hotel transfer. Check in and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to recover from jet lag.
    Meals: N/A.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

  2. Day 2: Hanoi City Tour.
    Day 2: Hanoi City Tour.
    Day 2: Hanoi City Tour.
    Day 2: Hanoi City Tour.

    Today you have a full day to explore Vietnam's charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Your city tour will take you to Hanoi's key sites such as the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house), the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Presidential Palace; the Temple of Literature; the Quan Thanh Temple, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & West Lake; and one of the city's museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum). In the evening enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance - a unique Vietnamese Art form hailing from Southeast Asia's wet-rice culture.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

  3. Day 3: Hanoi – Duong Lam ancient village – Mong Phu Hamlet.
    Day 3: Hanoi – Duong Lam ancient village – Mong Phu Hamlet.
    Day 3: Hanoi – Duong Lam ancient village – Mong Phu Hamlet.
    Day 3: Hanoi – Duong Lam ancient village – Mong Phu Hamlet.
    Day 3: Hanoi – Duong Lam ancient village – Mong Phu Hamlet.
    Day 3: Hanoi – Duong Lam ancient village – Mong Phu Hamlet.

    Today you leave Hanoi and travel to Duong Lam village, a purely agricultural village of the Northern Red River delta where still preserve many hundred-year-old houses. Upon arrival, bike along tiny ancient alleys to visit Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu hamlet - the only hamlet whose original village entrance gate remains intact, dedicated to national heroes. Continue riding around the village to discover the daily life and farming working of Vietnamese peasants along the terrace with a stop in two ancient houses: the biggest ancient house was build 200 years ago and the most ancient house back to 400 years ago. After lunch, head to visit Ngo Quyen temple and Phung Hung temple dedicating to two national heroes Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Continue biking along the village for your further exploration before stopping at Mia Pagoda which was built in the 15th century and famous for its 287 statues of all sizes. Drive back to Hanoi at late afternoon.
    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

  4. Day 4: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda & Trang An.
    Day 4: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda & Trang An.
    Day 4: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda & Trang An.
    Day 4: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda & Trang An.
    Day 4: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda & Trang An.

    Today you are taken on 2.5 hour drive to Ninh Binh province where presents you an ancient land enriched with cultural and geographic wonders that were recently World Heritage Site listed. Upon arrival, start the day by visiting Bai Dinh Pagoda complex, the largest pagoda, not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast Asia. This place is scenically set on the foothill of Dinh Mountain, surrounded by amazing views of the exquisite river valley below, and dotted with limestone karsts, which will take your breath away. The pagoda complexes stunningly boast an array of the most massive and magnificent refined Vietnamese architecture, which will take a full day to explore. After lunch, you will leave for the Trang An Grottoes, an outstanding 20 square kilometer majestic limestone massif, which rises dramatically out from the rice paddy fields. Embark on a traditional sampan gently rowed down the exquisite river through numerous caves: “Hang Toi” (Dark Cave), “Hang Sang (Light Cave) and “Hang Nau Ruou” (Cooking Wine Cave). Every passage brings a new hidden inside isolated valleys of tranquility, which perhaps transformed to another world and time. Then head to hotel in town and overnight in Ninh Binh.
    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Ninh Binh.

  5. Day 5: Ninh Binh – Drive to Hai Phong – Halong – Overnight on cruise
    Day 5: Ninh Binh – Drive to Hai Phong – Halong – Overnight on cruise
    Day 5: Ninh Binh – Drive to Hai Phong – Halong – Overnight on cruise
    Day 5: Ninh Binh – Drive to Hai Phong – Halong – Overnight on cruise

    After breakfast, meet your guide and driver at lobby of the hotel then spend about 3.5 hours on a journey passing Red River Delta provinces of Nam Dinh and Thai Binh to Hai Phong City where your overnight cruise awaits for you. Explore the bay of wonders: Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Take a rest on a leisure cruise; swim on the crystal blue ocean or relax on a charming white sand beach! You will soon forget all you stress and enjoy your journey to the land of pleasure: wonderful landscapes, fresh and tasty seafood, peaceful atmosphere. This will surely be a vacation of a lifetime! You may like to take hands-on a cooking class on the cruise then enjoy a delicious dinner while the cruise anchors for the night. Watch the water glistening in the moonlight as you lounge on the top deck sipping a cocktail of choice or try your hand at squid fishing - one of the most interesting evening activities that you may experience.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
    Accommodation: Overnight on cruise.

  6. Day 6: Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise.
    Day 6: Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise.
    Day 6: Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise.
    Day 6: Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise.
    Day 6: Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise.

    Early birds may like to join an early Tai-Chi class overlooking the bay. Enjoy coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast served in the dining room with morning view of sunrise on the bay. Later, transfer to day-boat for visit Viet Hai village. You will take the bicycle trip along the village path and go through rain forests and dark tunnel. Enjoy stunning scenery of rice fields on the way. Stop at the village to relax. Visit an ancient local house, made from straw, mud, bamboo… you will have chance to see the local life on a valley of local people. Optional electric car service is available (at an extra cost). Back to day boat for visiting Lan Ha Bay. Lunch served on day boat. Visit Lan Ha Bay, taking a free breeze at area with the path less visited. You will use your imagination to name any beautiful islands in Lan Ha Bay or get the interesting introduction of your professional tour guide on board. In the late afternoon, return to main cruise and join a traditional cooking class. After delightful dinner, enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
    Accommodation: Overnight on cruise.

  7. Day 7: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian.
    Day 7: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian.
    Day 7: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian.
    Day 7: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian.

    Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying another invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Continue your journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated. Enjoy kayaking to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay. Return to the boat and it is time for checking out. Whilst cruising back the the pier, you can enjoy a delightful brunch. Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Meet your driver at the quay side in the south of the bay then transfer to the airport for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, take a short drive to hotel in ancient town, Hoian.
    Meals: Brunch.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

  8. Day 8: Hoian – My Son Sanctuary – Walking Tour.
    Day 8: Hoian – My Son Sanctuary – Walking Tour.

    Today you visit the ruins at My Son Holy Land of the ancient Cham civilization that ruled Central Vietnam from the second to the thirteenth century. Their religion was primarily derived from Indian Hinduism. My Son is considered to be one of the best-preserved Cham structures in Vietnam. The complex is comprised of seventy Hindu-like towers and temples dating from the second century. This site is a must-see for those people who are interested in architecture and ancient civilizations and is now one of five UNESCO World Heritage sites in Vietnam. Drive back to Hoian for lunch time. This town is wonderful break in the middle of your journey. From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hoian was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders. These people came primarily to trade in the high grade silk, which is still produced in the area, as well as ceramics. Today, Hoian is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops, and numerous cafes. Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century. Enjoy a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200-year old Tan Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon and enjoy a free evening.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

  9. Day 9: Hoian – Free day.
    Day 9: Hoian – Free day.
    Day 9: Hoian – Free day.
    Day 9: Hoian – Free day.
    Day 9: Hoian – Free day.

    Today is free day. You may relax on your own or contact with our travel consultant to be advised on some other activities that you can choose to take part in.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

  10. Day 10: Hoian – Danang – Fly to Nha Trang.
    Day 10: Hoian – Danang – Fly to Nha Trang.
    Day 10: Hoian – Danang – Fly to Nha Trang.
    Day 10: Hoian – Danang – Fly to Nha Trang.
    Day 10: Hoian – Danang – Fly to Nha Trang.
    Day 10: Hoian – Danang – Fly to Nha Trang.

    Enjoy your free morning until the transfer to Danang Airport for a short flight to Nha Trang where 10km of white sandy beach awaits. Rest of the day, you are free at leisure (please contact us for optional excursions that can be arranged such as boat trips, village excursions or city tour, etc.)
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang.

  11. Day 11: Nha Trang – Free at leisure.
    Day 11: Nha Trang – Free at leisure.
    Day 11: Nha Trang – Free at leisure.
    Day 11: Nha Trang – Free at leisure.

    Elegantly located in the South Central Coast of Vietnam, Nha Trang is the most popular spot for beach lovers with a wide range of pristine beautiful beaches with crystal clean water and white sandy strips, Western qualified hotels and resorts, international restaurants and bars. Many activities available such as walking, cycling or cruising to nearby villages, off shored islands; snorkeling or taking a diving PADI course… are surely make it your most gorgeous beach break. Please contact us if you are interested in above activities or just spend your leisure day to explore by your own and relax on the beach.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang.

  12. Day 12: Nha Trang – Drive to Dalat – City Tour.
    Day 12: Nha Trang – Drive to Dalat – City Tour.
    Day 12: Nha Trang – Drive to Dalat – City Tour.
    Day 12: Nha Trang – Drive to Dalat – City Tour.

    Today your guide & driver will meet you at the hotel for the 4 hour transfer (150km) to Dalat, a Little Paris of South-East Asia at the height of 1,500 m above sea-level, cool climate throughout the year. Dalat is known for pine tree forests, waterfalls, beautiful lakes, flower-gardens. An afternoon of sightseeing takes in the art decor former summer residence of Bao Dai – the last Emperor of Vietnam, the old Dalat Railway Station, the Central Market and famous XQ embroidery workshop. There will be the chance for a short walk around Xuan Huong Lake to get a feel for this delightful city in the evening.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Dalat.

  13. Day 13: Dalat Countryside Tour – Fly to Saigon.
    Day 13: Dalat Countryside Tour – Fly to Saigon.
    Day 13: Dalat Countryside Tour – Fly to Saigon.
    Day 13: Dalat Countryside Tour – Fly to Saigon.

    Your guide will meet you at 8 A.M at the hotel. Begin your journey to Tanung Village. Along the way there is so much to see and learn about countryside living and what is produced in the region: local vegetables & flowers farms, pine trees, coffee plantations, rice wine, cricket farm and especially the local silk produce. This morning you will travel through plantations and forests, see the spectacular Elephant waterfall - one of the biggest falls close to city and the giant Buddha statue in Linh An Pagoda. Lunch spot will be recommended by your guide as you arrive back in Dalat City. This afternoon you will take the cable car down to Tuyen Lam Lake and Truc Lam Meditation Pagoda – a famous religious place with the most beautiful garden in the area. Next, drive to Lien Khuong Airport to take a flight to Vietnam’s modern metropolis: Saigon. On arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel in the city central to check in.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

  14. Day 14: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – City Tour.
    Day 14: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – City Tour.
    Day 14: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – City Tour.
    Day 14: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – City Tour.
    Day 14: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – City Tour.

    Today you will travel outside of Saigon to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels (Ben Dinh area). The Cu Chi Tunnels are an underground labyrinth of passageways, used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War (or “American War” as it’s referred to here) as protection against American air raids. Those inclined are invited to crawl through selections of the tunnels to better understand what life was like for the Vietnamese soldiers during wartime. Stop for lunch then continue on the city tour with a visit to the War Remnants Museum and former Presidential Palace. Conclude the day exploring the city’s French colonial architecture, stopping at the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office, the Opera House and the City Hall.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

  15. Day 15: Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho.
    Day 15: Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho.
    Day 15: Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho.
    Day 15: Saigon – Cai Be – Can Tho.

    Today you leave Saigon and travel to the Mekong River Delta. Enjoy an early breakfast at the hotel before driving to the riverside town, Cai Be. Along the way, stop at a candy factory and orchard garden, where you have an opportunity to listen to traditional music. Enjoy a relaxing lunch at a riverside restaurant, then cross the river by motorized boat to visit some fluvial islands and explore the countryside by bicycle. Your driver will meet you at Vinh Long pier and take you to Can Tho City for the night.
    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
    Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho.

  16. Day 16: Can Tho – Floating market – Saigon Depature.
    Day 16: Can Tho – Floating market – Saigon Depature.
    Day 16: Can Tho – Floating market – Saigon Depature.
    Day 16: Can Tho – Floating market – Saigon Depature.
    Day 16: Can Tho – Floating market – Saigon Depature.

    Wake early and leave the hotel to visit the famous Cai Rang floating market by motorized boat. Continue the boat ride to visit the Mekong Delta’s famous fruit orchards and sample the fresh, exotic fruit. Then venture deeper into the country-side, passing traditional houses made of wood and palm leaves as you observe the activities of the local people. Drive back to Saigon, your driver will drop you off at Tan Son Nhat Airport for your onward flight. Tour ends.
    Meals: Breakfast.
    Accommodations: N/A.

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      English Speaking Tour Guide (other language on request)

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      As mentioned in the itinerary: Daily breakfast at hotel, 3 lunches.

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      Private Car/Van with Air-Conditioning.

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      Hanoi - Danang by Vietnam Airlines
      Danang - Nha Trang by Vietnam Airlines
      Dalat - Saigon by Vietnam Airlines

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