Mekong Delta

Discover the Golden Cities

TVN02: 8 Days Private Tour of Hanoi - Halong - Hoi An - Da Nang - Hue - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4 to 5-star hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $1279 per person Free Inquiry
One Pillar Pagoda, HanoiHalong Bay cruiseThien Mu Pagoda, HueNotre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City
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Day 1 Arrival in Hanoi
Upon your arrival at NoiBai International Airport, your guide will greet you on time at the airport exit. A private van will transfer you to the carefully selected hotel in downtown Hanoi. Our guide will escort you to explore the most-visited sightseeing spots: the Opera House, Old Quarter, HoanKiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple in the afternoon. You will also be impressed by the thousands of small featured stores on the bustling streets nearby. A traditional Water Puppet Show is waiting for your attendance next. The day concludes with a welcome dinner at one of the nicest restaurants in Hanoi.

Meals: Dinner
Day 2 Hanoi - Halong
As the country's Capital City, Hanoi has a history of more than one thousand years with a profound cultural heritage. We will begin the day with a visit to the solemn Ho Chi Minh Complex (including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and stilt house) and the One Pillar Pagoda in the west of Ba Dihn Square. One thing to note is that Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum is closed every Monday, Friday and annual maintenance from Jul to Aug. Our guide will then take you to visit the Temple of Literature and the Fine Arts Museum. After having lunch, we will drive through the Red River Delta for about 2.5 to 3 hours to Halong City, which is 150 kilometers away. Stay overnight at hotel in Halong. 

Meals: Breafast, Lunch
One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi
One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi
Halong Bay cruise
Halong Bay
Day 3 Halong Bay Cruise - Hanoi - Da Nang - Hoi An
Cruise on Halong Bay, Dau Go Cave, Thien Cung Cave, disembark and fly to Da Nang, airport pick-up, drive to Hoi An. (B+L)
Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has always been a big hit for those who come to Vietnam. After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be guided to take a 4-hour cruise on Halong Bay to admire the charming natural scenery. The turquoise-blue water dotted with various limestone islands in Halong Bay is a sight for sore eyes. En route, you will visit Dau Go Cave and Thien Cung Cave. The Thien Cung Cave is known for its large-scale stalagmites and stalactites. Let your imagination run freely, you will find the cave is like a magic world. Lunch is served on board. Afterwards, we will transfer you directly to Hanoi airport for your flight to Da Nang. An excellent local guide will wait for you at the airport. We will drive for about 50 minutes to the hotel in Hoi An.

Meals: Breafast, Lunch
Day 4 Hoi An (Walking Tour & Boat trip)
A guided day trip in Hoi An Old Town. Chua Ong Pagoda, Tam Ky ancestral house, Japanese Bridge, boat trip to an island village. (B+L)
With over 1500 years' history, Hoi An is filled with well-preserved Chinese, French, Japanese, and also Vietnamese style constructions, all of which show how prosperous this harbor town once was. Visitors can glimpse its multi-cultural history and enjoy its romantic atmosphere in the midst of Hoi An. Our guide will accompany you to walk around the matrix of twisting turning streets to visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Hall, the 200-year old Tan Ky ancestral house and the famous Japanese Bridge. This will take up the whole morning. After having a leisurely lunch, you will take a short boat trip to a nearby island village to be impressed by its handicraft ceramics. We will get back to the hotel in the late afternoon. Evening is free for you to relax on your own. Most visitors are enchanted by the night view of this town. Lanterns of various shapes and sizes hanging in the roadside stores definitely can be rated as one of the most fascinating scenes.

Hoi An is a gourmet paradise. You can enjoy authentic Vietnam cuisine here, as well as Chinese or French dishes. The must-try dishes include the Hoian Rice Noodle (Cao Lầu), Cantonese Rice Noodles (Mì Quảng), Fried Wonton (Hoành thánh chiên), Fish Cake noodles (Bún Chả Cá), and Chicken Rice (Cơm Gà).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Hoi An Old Town
Hoi An Old Town
Day 5 Hoi An - Da Nang - Hue
Leave for Hue, Hai Van Pass, fishing village of Lang Co, Imperial City (The Citadel), Thien Mu Pagoda, Mausoleum of Tu Duc, Hue Royal Palace, Dong Ba Market. (B)
We will leave Hoi An for Hue this morning. En route, you will get stunning views of mountain scenery via the Hai Van Pass, which lies between Da Nang and Hue. It is also the dividing line between North and South Vietnam. Arrival in Hue, you will start a walking tour to the Imperial City (The Citadel), Hue Royal Palace, the Mausoleum of Tu Duc & Thien Mu Pagoda. Conclude your day at the bustling Dong Ba Market.

Specialty in Dong Ba Market: Hue's famous specialty - Nón bài thơ(Poem Hat) can be bought here at around VND 20,000. You could try to find one with your favorite view.

Meals: Breakfast
Day 6 Hue - Ho Chi Minh City
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, airport pick-up, War Remnant Museum, Reunification Palace, neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral, City's Centre Post Office, Ben Thanh Market. (B+L)
After having breakfast, you will be escorted to PhuBai Airport to take your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Our local guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel for two nights stay. Lunch is served at a decent restaurant. The afternoon is scheduled for a visit to the War Remnant Museum, the Reunification Palace, the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the City's Centre Post Office, from all of which you can learn more about this country and its past. The last stop today is the Ben Thanh Market, where one can sample a wide variety of souvenirs.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue
Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue
Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City
Notre Dame Cathedral
Day 7 Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre - Ho Chi Minh City
A day trip to Ben Tre. Cruise on Ham Luong River, Local orchards and workshops, Countryside tour, Visit a local family. (B+L)
The day is dedicated to the Mekong River Delta. We will drive for about 2 hours to Ben Tre and take a boat to see the real life of local people. While cruising along the Ham Luong River, you will see local barges filled with fresh fruits, vegetables, rice and so on. Besides, you will have a chance to witness how to make coconut candy, rice paper rolls and swelled candy rice at local workshops. Afterwards, a traditional rowboat will take you to the more rural area to be free from the noise and excitement in the city. You will be guided to visit a local family and take a "Xe Loi" or bycicle through the lanes. After lunch, we will finish the cruise journey in Ben Tre where you will be driven back to the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Departure from Ho Chi Minh City
Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. A nice journey home! (B)
We finish the wonderful trip today. Our guide and driver will escort you to the airport and see you off based on your outbound flight information. We bid you adieu!

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
HanoiPan Pacific Hanoi Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa
HalongWynham Legend Halong Hotel Novotel Ha Long Bay
Hoi AnLa Siesta Hoi An Resort & Spa Little Beach A Boutique Hotel & Spa
HueIndochina Palace Moonlight Hotel Hue
Ho Chi Minh CityHotel Nikko Saigon Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel
Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Tour Prices with Luxury Hotels$1739 $1565$1439 $1295
Tour Prices with Standard Hotels$1589 $1430$1279 $1151
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Two domestic flights(economy class seat): Hanoi - Da Nang; Hue - Ho Chi Minh City
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Price Excludes
  • International flight into and out Vietnam
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Vietnam Visa fees
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