• 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour
  • 10 Day Vietnam in Style Tour

Tour overview

Take a stylish getaway from Hanoi to Saigon and all the gems in between. Go beyond what guide books say with exclusive tours, delving into a country awash with culture and charm. Add luxury hotels and jaw-dropping landscapes into the mix for a Vietnam holiday like none other

Itinerary

On arrival at Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport. Your guide and driver will greet you and transfer by private car through the city to your hotel. Overnight in .

VISITED PLACES

Hanoi
This tour starts at 08:30. Drive past the historical Ba Dinh Square where Ho Chi Minh President proclaimed the independence of Vietnam in 1945. Next up is the Thang Long Imperial Citadel, built in the 11th century and added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2010. Venture inside and explore the underground war bunker that played an important role in the armed conflict with America. Continue the Hanoi landmarks tour with a stroll through areas where sewing shops have been in family hands for generations, and people still practice the old ways, or admire the daily life of local people in the alley of Hanoi. Proceed to the millennia-old Temple of Literature and explore its role in the country’s past, as both a university and a temple. Finally, if you feel interested, make a stop at the last courtyard where Vietnamese traditional instruments contribute to the oriental feel. For travelers who are musicians, opportunities to play some notes will present themselves, all under the guidance of the artists. In the afternoon, head to the highly-acclaimed Vietnam Women’s Museum, offering wonderful insight into the lives of Vietnamese women. Learn historic and modern-day traditions centred on birth, weddings, motherhood, spirituality and more. Towards the end of the tour, embark on a walk through Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Witness the ancient commercial street names, mirroring the crafts and businesses dating back over a thousand years. Visit a family living in a typical ‘tube house’ in Hanoi's Old Quarter, built during the 19th century. Learn just what makes these houses unique, and how old tax laws resulted in this typical architecture. Make it back to the hotel, rich with new experiences from Hanoi. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi

VISITED PLACES

Hanoi
Depart the hotel this morning at 8.30 for the 2 and half-hour drive through rural northern Vietnam to Ninh Binh province, one of the most beautiful parts of Vietnam with its dramatic scenery and historical temples. The rice fields here are beautiful and the mountains have earned the area the nickname ‘Dry Halong Bay’, a moniker borne out by the limestone karsts which dominate the landscape. Upon arrival, begin a leisurely 5-15km biking trip around Tho Ha village (depend on how long as you wish) passing by peaceful villages and enjoying the rustic countryside landscapes. Continue to Dong Tam Hamlet to join in some engaging agricultural activities such as catching crabs, fishing and transplanting and watering vegetables, etc. Enjoy lunch before boarding your sampan for 1.5 hour boat trip to float over a small canal among the paddy fields for 1km, then strolling along the curling rocky path of the foot for 200m and going up 20 steps to reach the Galaxy cave gate. Get inside the cave and admire the spectacular stalactites above the cave ceiling. Continue discover Thien Thanh and But Hien cave, where you are attracted by many natural sparkling stalactites with shapes and figures which inspire your curiosity before returning on the same route. Overnight in Ninh Binh.

VISITED PLACES

Ninh Binh Hanoi
After breakfast leave Ninh Binh for an overnight boat trip on Lan Ha Bay. Journey there through the rich farmlands, observe everyday life of Vietnamese villagers as they work the rice fields, take pigs to the market on bicycles and plough the fields with their water buffaloes. Arrive in Hai Phong City late morning and board your traditional wooden junk for the overnight journey into the Bay. Lunch is served on board. Towards the end of the day set anchor for the night. As the sun sets over the bay dinner is served on board with fresh seafood, salads, and fruits. Overnight on board in Lan Ha Bay.

VISITED PLACES

Ninh Binh Hạ Long Bay Hai Phong
On your return to Hanoi enjoy a wholesome brunch as your boat weaves through strange-shaped limestone rock formations. Upon disembarkation your driver will meet you for the transfer to Hanoi Airport for the flight to Danang. On arrival your guide will welcome you for the 40-minute drive to Hoi An. Overnight in Hoian.

VISITED PLACES

Da Nang Hội An Hạ Long Bay Hai Phong
After breakfast, start the tour to learn about efforts to preserve Hoi An’s unique historical heritage from a UNESCO expert. From the perspective of a local conservation expert, share in the knowledge of various UNESCO conservation projects taking place in this ancient trading port which dates back to the 15th century. First, meet with the conservation expert at an ancient merchant house for a brief introduction to the current conservation projects that are taking place. Escorted by the specialist, walk through a protected neighbourhood and visit three antique buildings to see ongoing conservation efforts that are underway to preserve the historical heritage of Hoi An. Their unique architecture has influences from the various cultures that flourished here during Hoi An’s heyday as a bustling international trading port in the times of antiquity. Continue the tour with a wander around Hoi An’s charming flower lined streets and take in sights of some of the various historical attractions there, including highlights like the historical Japanese Covered Bridge, the Communal Hall and privately-run heritage photo galleries showcasing Hoi An Ancient Town and its people. Conclude this tour with a walk through smaller streets for a look at the local life of the area, which still retains its unique cultural vibes. Following the day, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, experience a hands-on Vietnamese mask-making lesson. Begin with a walk through Hoi An Ancient Town to meet a paper mask artist at his workshop. His craft is steadily disappearing as newer forms of entertainment have gradually taken over. Learn how this artist contributes to the effort of preserving his craft for future generations. Next, create a traditional folk mask under his guidance. Using specific patterns and colours, these masks communicate a vast array of character emotions in ‘tuong’- a form of classic Vietnamese theatre which has been performed for more than eight centuries. After creating a mask, get ready to enjoy a private 30-minute tuong performance at a simple traditional theatre. Enjoy this ‘behind-the-scene’ experience, watching characters from the play wear different masks to convey various emotions that are portrayed in the telling of a Vietnamese legend. All the while, enjoy the privilege of superior access to both the performance itself and the performers for an unforgettably intimate cultural experience. Overnight in Hoian.

VISITED PLACES

Hội An
After breakfast, leave Hoi An for Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. In Danang visit the Cham Museum, before climbing over the ‘Pass of Ocean Clouds’. Arrive in Hue and transfer to hotel. Enjoy free time at leisure In the late afternoon, take a delicious Hue food tour begins with a 17:30 pickup from the hotel in Hue by vintage Vespa motor scooter. First stop is for a refreshing drink and a briefing by the guide at a bar located in the popular area of Hue. Continue to a nearby local restaurant to sample some favourite Hue specialities like Banh Beo, Banh Nam and other Banh Uot (literally wet cakes). The local guide will explain these different dishes and how and when they are normally eaten. Next, take a ride into the Imperial Citadel Ramparts to get a feel of the evening local entertainment and taste some delicious local pizza accompanied by beef skewers. Take a short stroll in the grounds of the historic Citadel near the Flag Tower to see how it transforms at night. Food stalls and various games are quickly installed to entertain the many locals. Riding pillion on the back of the motor scooter at a leisurely pace allows guests the chance to fully soak up the atmosphere of the city at night in a similar manner as the locals experience their city in the early evening hours. Ride around the Citadel and reach the center of Hue where it is possible to try some famous local BBQ dishes including some more adventurous options. Top off this tasty evening discovery with a delicious local dessert in a small back street, before returning to the hotel. Overnight in Hue.

VISITED PLACES

Hue Hội An
Transfer to Hue domestic airport for the 40-minute flight to Saigon. Upon arrival in the afternoon, start with a visit to the iconic Saigon Central Post Office built between 1886 and 1891. Based on the design of famous French architect Gustave Eiffel, it is now considered a symbol of Saigon and one of its most famous landmarks. Walk along Dong Khoi Street, formerly La Rue Catinat and pay a visit to Gialong Palace – Ho Chi Minh City Museum for its beautiful architecture and listen to its history through times. Continue to Le Loi Street to meet a local artisan who specializes in traditional engravings. Next, stroll through the old central market (your vehicle will be available) before arriving at the city’s oldest colonial-era apartment, built in 1886, and see what the young creative Vietnamese are up to from their funky boutiques and coffee shops. Sit down at one of the stylish coffee shops and interact with a local resident who moved here in 1975. Leave the compound and have a look at the building on the other side, which used to be Banque de l’Indochine’ (Indochina Bank) during the 1920s. It’s a stunning example of the ‘Indochinois’ east/west fusion style of architecture that this area is known for. After this last stop, head back to the hotel. Overnight in Saigon.

VISITED PLACES

Ho Chi Minh City Hue
The Cuu Long region, which translates as 'Nine Dragons', otherwise known as the Mekong Delta is a great place to discover Vietnam. Amazing waterways hidden amongst vibrant tropical fruit gardens, bustling floating markets that offer a cornucopia of items and acres of emerald rice fields are what make this region so unforgettable. After breakfast, depart for the Mekong Delta. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind as you travel through Vietnam’s picturesque countryside with its rice paddies and rural villages. Upon arrival in the Delta board a traditional sampan. The boat’s small size allows you to discover the smaller canals and tributaries of this region. Continue to Can Tho stopping en-route at a Cao Dai Temple. Cao Daism is indigenous to South Vietnam and the colorful and unusual murals that cover the temple’s interior will blind you with their brilliance. Overnight in Cantho.

VISITED PLACES

Ho Chi Minh City
Crossing the Mekong on the way to Cai Rang Floating Market, take in traditional sights such as rice barges, wooden ship building yards, and even fruit drying along the Mekong’s banks. After visiting the colorful floating market, you will return to Ho Chi Minh City by 4pm. Your private car and guide will be at your disposal until your transfer by private car to Tan Son Nhat Airport for international flights or a domestic extension. Thank you for your choosing Travelshop Vietnam and wish to see you again in our next tours.

VISITED PLACES

Ho Chi Minh City

Routes

Included

Hanoi : Conifer grand hotel or damsels boutique hotel

NINH BINH : Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel & Resort

Halong bay : halong legacy legend cruise or a class legend cruise

HOIAN : Hoi An Tropical Beach Resort OR Hoi An Ancient House Village Resort and Spa

HUE : Huong Giang Hotel Resort & Spa or Eldora Hotel

SAIGON : EdenStar Saigon Hotel & Spa or northern hotel saigon

MEKONG : Home travel Mekong Can Tho or nesta hotel

• Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room. 

PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange smilar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost

• Professional English or French speaking local guide (for other languages and a national guide supplements apply)

• 7 open buffet breakfasts

• 6 lunches

• 5 dinners

• All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itinerary

• Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

• Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Please check the information below before your departure

1-    International & Domestic Flight Tickets

2-    Covid-19 PCR Test

3-    Tour Itinenary

4-    Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.

5-    Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)

6-    Passport Validation Terms

7-    Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)

8-    If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process

9-    Flight details for on time Airport transfer services

10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any

11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office 

If you have any further information that is not listed above, please contact us by the details below:

Please email us at [email protected]

Excluded

• International and domestic flights
• Insurance: All types

• Visa to Vietnam

• Other meals than mentioned

• Other services than mentioned

• International and domestic flights

• Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature

• Tips, travel insurance

Availability

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