U Bein Bridge at sunsetU Bein Bridge at sunset

Exotic Vietnam & Myanmar

ICN09: 15 Days Private Tour of Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Yangon - Mandalay - Bagan - Yangon
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-star handpicked hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $3129 per person Free Inquiry
Our clients in the Hoian Ancient Town
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Day 1 Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City
Upon arrival at the Ho Chi Minh City Airport, you will be escorted to a downtown hotel for check-in. After settled down, you will enjoy a bumper dinner at a very nice local restaurant.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel
Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre - Ho Chi Minh City
Cruise on Mekong River Delta
Today's private tour will lead you to enjoy the beautiful Mekong River Delta sceneries. After a private drive for about 2 hours, we will reach the Ben Tre for the Ham Luong River Cruise. During the cruise, the picturesque landscape on both sides of the river will leave you a deep impression. You will go to some local factories to learn the traditional manufacturing processes of coconut candy, rice paper and swelled candy. 

In the afternoon, take a rowboat to tour nearby villages, and visit a local family. After that, we will board a "Xe Loi" or hop on a bicycle to continue the sightseeing tour. When disembarking at Ben Tre, our driver will transfer you back to the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel
Day 3 Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang - Hoi An
Central Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace, Ben Thanh market. Fly to Danang. Airport pick-up, drive to Hoian. (B)
Our clients in the Hoian Ancient Town
Our clients in the Hoian Ancient Town
After breakfast, we will head for the Central Post Office, which is a finely decorated French-style building. Then walk westwards to find the adjacent Notre Dame Cathedral with two soaring towers and a refined porch. Later, you will be guided to the Reunification Palace in symmetrical layout and the Ben Thanh Market with various kinds of specialties on sale.

In the afternoon, take your entire belongings to check out the hotel. We will drive you to the airport for your onward flight to Da Nang. After landing, you will take a private drive to the hotel in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: The Beach - Little Boutique Hoian
Day 4 Hoi An
A guided day trip in Hoian Old Town. Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Hall, Tan Ky ancestral house, Japanese Bridge, boat trip to an island village. (B+L)
In the morning, we will guide you to go sightseeing in Hoi An Ancient Town on foot. Accompanied by our guide, you can pay a visit to the traditional Chua Ong Pagoda, the imposing Chinese Assembly Hall and the stately Tan Ky Ancestral House, as well as the Japanese Covered Bridge.

In the afternoon, the guide will lead you to explore an island village by boat. After that, we will escort you back to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: The Beach - Little Boutique Hoian
Day 5 Hoi An - 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+L)
After breakfast, we will drive you to a beautiful city, Hue. En route, we will not only stop by the 500-meter-high (1650-foot-high) Hai Van Pass, but also visit the Lang Co Village to have a drink.

After arrival in Hue, you will be led to tour around the Citadel, the Thien Mu Pagoda, and Mausoleum of Tu Duc in succession. Later, the guide will accompany you to visit the Hue Royal Palace, where many imperial articles are exhibited, such as porcelains, silverwares and clothes. After that, we will transfer you to the Dong Ba Market. Then, check in at a local hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Moonlight Hotel
Day 6 Hue - Hanoi
Fly to Hanoi, airport pick-up, Old Quarter on cyclo ride, Water Puppet Show. (B)
After breakfast, we will escort you to the airport for a flight to Hanoi. After landing, you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

After settled down, you will have a cyclo ride around the Old Quarter, and then watch the Water Puppet Show, an essential folk art of Vietnam, at the Thang Long Theatre in the late afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa
Day 7 Hanoi - Halong Bay
Drive to Halong Bay to board the Signature Cruise and stay one night on the cruise. You will have a wonderful time. (B+L+D)
Enjoy the Water Puppet Show
The guide will pick you up at 08:00 a.m. and escort you to the Halong Bay. We will pass by the Red River Delta during the 3.5 hours' ride. Board the cruise ship at the pier to admire the alluring Halong Bay with boundless blue water, steep cliffs and strange rocks. Along the way, you can go kayaking or take a bamboo sampan to visit the Cua Van Fishing Village. Besides taking in the natural landscape, you can also take a cooking class onboard if interested.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Signature Cruise
Day 8 Halong Bay - Hanoi
Relax on board, disembark around noon and drive to Hanoi. Rest day is free. (Brunch)
Street scene in Hanoi
Getting up early in the morning, you can either behold the charming sunrise or take part in a Tai Chi class on the yacht. After a morning tea or coffee, our guide will accompany you to take a rowboat to have a deep exploration of the neighboring islets. Later, go back to the cruise ship and have brunch. After disembarking, you will be delivered to your hotel in Hanoi from Halong Pier. The rest of the day is free for your own arrangement.

Meals: Brunch
Accommodation: Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa
Day 9 Hanoi - Yangon
Ho Chi Minh Complex, Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda, Old Quarter, Temple of Literature. Fly to Yangon. Airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)
After breakfast, we will start the city tour with Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum (it is closed every Monday, Friday & annual maintenance during Jun-Aug) and stilt house. Then go northeast to find the Presidential Palace with yellow appearance and also visit the nearby One Pillar Pagoda. After that, we will guide you to tour around the bustling Old Quarter and the Temple of Literature.

After that, we will transfer you to the airport for a flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, you will be picked up at the airport and escorted to hotel in downtown city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Rose Garden
Day 10 Yangon - Mandalay
Fly to Mandalay, airport pick-up, Mahagandayon Monastery, Irrawaddy Bridge, Sagaing Hill, U Bein Bridge, a boat trip on Taungthaman Lake and enjoy sunset. (B+L)
Mahagandayon Monastery, Mandalay
In the morning, take a flight to Mandalay and meet our local guide at the airport. After checking in at a hotel, we will start the private Myanmar tour with the Mahagandayon Monastery in Amarapura Ancient City. After that, we will set out for the splendid Irrawaddy Bridge.

After lunch, you will be transferred to the Sagaing Hill, and overlook the amazing scenery of boundless fields and masses of pagodas on the mountain top. Continue our journey to the U Bein Bridge, and you will take a boat there to enjoy the fascinating sunset on Taungthaman Lake.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Eastern Palace Hotel
Day 11 Mandalay
Irrawaddy River by boat to Ancient Mingun City, Mingun Pagoda, Mingun Bell, Settawya Paya, Hsinbyume Pagoda, back to Mandalay by boat, Mahamuni Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery, Kuthodaw Paya,Mandalay Hill bird's eye view of the old city at sunset. (B+L)
In the morning, we will set out for Irrawaddy River and take a boat across the river to Mingun City. You will see a variety of grandiose pagodas, including Mingun Pagoda and the nearby Mingun Bell, the Settawya Paya and the cream cake-shaped Hsinbyume Pagoda.

Later, we reverse the trip back to Mandalay. Our guide will lead you to visit the Mahamuni Pagoda as well as Shwenandaw Monastery to appreciate wonderful wooden carvings, and the Kuthodaw Paya famous for 729 steles inscribed with Buddhist scriptures. Next, we ascend the Mandalay Hill to have a panoramic view of the old city under sunset.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Eastern Palace Hotel
Day 12 Mandalay - Bagan
Fly to Bagan, airport pick-up, Mani Sithu Market, Shwezigon Pagoda, Htilominlo Temple, Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery, Shwesandaw Pagoda, take a private boat to enjoy sunset. (B+L)
Shwesandaw Pagoda in Bagan
In the morning, you will be transferred to the airport and fly to Bagan. The guide and driver of the coming Bagan tour will escort you to the hotel after you land at the airport.

Afterwards, we will experience the local customs by hanging out at the Mani Sithu Market. Then, continue to tour the Shwezigon Pagoda, Htilominlo Temple, Nat Taung Kyaung Monastery and Shwesandaw Pagoda. Enjoying the sunset by boat would round off today's Bagan tour.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
Day 13 Bagan
Thatbyinnyu Temple, Ananda Temple, Nanpaya Temple,Manuha Temple, Gubyaukgyi Temple, Myinkaba Village to experience local life, lacquer workshops, Pyatthat Gyi temple. (B+L)
After breakfast, you will be accompanied to visit the towering Thatbyinnyu Temple, the castle-like Ananda Temple, Nanpaya Temple of Hinduism, the Manuha Temple and enjoy delicate frescos at the Gubyaukgyi Temple.

After the half-day religious trip, you will experience local people's lifestyle at the Myinkaba Village and stop by some lacquer workshops. We will conclude the day with the Pyatthat Gyi Temple.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort
Day 14 Bagan - Yangon
Fly to Yangon, airport pick-up, Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, Maha Bandula Park, Independence Monument, Shwedagon Pagoda, farewell dinner with dance show. (B)
Shwedagon Pagoda
You will be escorted to Bagan Airport this morning to catch a flight to Yangon. Our local guide will pick you up at the airport and escort you to the hotel. After settled, set out for the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda to watch the giant reclining Buddha, and then the gilded Sule Pagoda.

After that, enjoy the fine view and Independence Monument inside Maha Bandula Park. Then you will pay a visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda - a glorious stupa decorated with gold, diamond and jewels, in our guide's company. A farewell dinner with excellent dancing performance will be served at a fancy restaurant in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Rose Garden
Day 15 Departure from Yangon
Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. A nice journey home! (B)
After breakfast, we will escort you to the airport and see you off. A nice journey home!

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Early Bird Savings on 2020 Tours
12% off - book 60 days before; 10% off - book 30 days before
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
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  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Six domestic & regional flights (economy class seat): Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) - Danang; Hue - Hanoi; Hanoi - Yangon; Yangon - Mandalay; Mandalay - Bagan; Bagan - Yangon.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Services of 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 Vietnam and out Myanmar.
  • 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, Myanmar Visa fees.
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