• Duration: 7 days 6 nights

  • Start: Hanoi / Finish: Saigon

  • Destinations included: Hanoi – Ha Long – Hoi An – Saigon – Mekong Delta

  • Price from: 730$

Uncover the true essence of Vietnam as you travel from North to South. Even you have 7 days, you still create lasting memories as you meet the people, taste the food and embrace the culture.


  • Soaking up the hustle and bustle of Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Cruising on a traditional junk boat through scenic Halong Bay
  • Strolling through the lantern-filled streets and riverside promenade of Hoi An Ancient Town
  • Feeling the metropolitan pulse of Ho Chi Minh City and experiencing its highlights
  • Gliding through the waterways of the Mekong Delta, enjoying the slow rhythm of life


  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Other meals listed in the itinerary
  • Expert English-speaking local guide
  • Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
  • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
  • Boat cruises and rides while on tour
  • Flights to tour destinations (Economy Class)
  • Service charges and government VAT tax



Day 1: Hanoi arrival with first sight

Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam! Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel.

This evening, walking through the maze of bustling streets that make up Hanoi’s Old Quarter. First stop at Bia Hoi corner to try the local brew, a draft beer that traces its roots to Eastern Europe. Do as the locals do and pull up a stool and enjoy a drink while watching the world go by. You will also have oppotunity to see the busiest time of local life here.

Then, we tempt our taste buds with the famed Hanoi dish Banh Cuon at a local eatery. Watch in awe as the skilled chefs demonstrate for you how this tasty dish is put together. Continuing into the atmospheric heart of the Old Quarter, we wander past street stalls and quiet residential lanes where you can observe local life that has changed little since Hanoi was founded over 1000 years ago. Our next two snack stops are at outdoor barbeque stalls. We sit down with the Hanoi locals and sample various meat, vegetable and bread specialties that are flame grilled over hot coals for extra flavor.  It’s then time for dessert as we venture down a small alley to join in the local tradition of feasting on fresh fruit served in a cup and smothered with crushed iced and condensed milk (To Tich)– this specialty is one not to be missed!

Day 2: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Ha Long bay – Lan Ha bay

09h10  You will be collected from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the new highway to Got Ferry Terminal – Cat Hai Town, Haiphong City where we arrive at around 11h30. The passengers have a chance to experience on longest and newest bridge in South East Asia area. You can take special tea at the lounge by warm welcome.

12h15  Transfer by tender to the cruise

12h30  We welcome our guests onboard the cruise and then check in, enjoy welcome drink, receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the new seven wonders of nature.

13h00  The cruise proceeds to Da Chong islet, where you can see a lighthouse built by the French over 100 years ago. Have International Buffet Lunch while passing via the islets of Con Vit area. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Thoi Quyt area – Coc Ngoi islet – through Gia Luan area where is belong to Cat Ba National Park

14h15  We progress to Trung Trang cave by our bus on Cat Ba island which is located in the middle of Cat Ba National Park with Kim Giao forest around the cave.

Trung Trang Valley is the largest valley on Cat Ba Island. The valley covers an area of approximately 300 hectares, has a depth of 10m to 30m and is around 15km in the middle of Cat Ba National Park. Trung Trang Cave measures 300m lengthwise through the mountains. The cave was carved by nature for more than 2000 years. The cave has many stalactites that take on various shapes that will awe and inspire visitors to use their imagination.

17h00 The ruise gets in the less populated area at Tra Bau where is located in Lan Ha Bay. You will enjoy the green emerald and cool water by swimming

17h45  Returning the cruise, you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam dishes. In the early evening the boat has its Happy Hour deal

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

19h30  Sumptuous Candlelight Deluxe Dinner Set Menu is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting

21h30  Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, watching a movie in the restaurant. Overnight on board.

Option: Massage service available. Please book with Cruise Manager directly (please see massage menu)

23h00  End of Day One program

Day 3: Ha Long – Hanoi – fly to Danang – Hoi An

06h15  Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve the breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out to explore the bay in the area where Ao Ech is situated.

7h45    You enjoy on your own for kayaking at Ao Ech area to discover the hidden charm of Lan Ha Bay

9h30    The cruise welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out

10h00  Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch

10h30  Tea Ceremony is served at the restaurant. You will learn how to enjoy Vietnamese tea and Vietnamese cultural at this ceremony. Joining Tea Ceremony with our crews team and have great fun with us!

11h35  We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

            We bid farewell at Got ferry, this is the end of the program.

Drive head to Noi Bai airport for the flight to Danang. Being picked up and transferred to Hoi An ancient town

Note: The detail itinerary is subjected to be changed due to the cruise availability or weather.

Day 4: Tra Que village farming and cooking

Pick you up at the appointment by car to Tra Que village. Enjoying some traditional tea. Wearing traditional farming shirts. Riding and taking photo shooting with buffalo. Joining with local farmers on the field: ploughing soil, harrowing soil, transplanting rice, scooping water with different scoopers (60 minutes)

Back to a farming family. Learning how to make white cooking rice: grinding paddy by husking mill, winnowing rice, pounding & sifting rice; learning how to make rice milk and cooking rice cake. Having meal at the farm house with some specialties of the area: Fresh spring Rolls, Fried Spring Rolls, Banh Xeo (Local pancake), Steamed rice, Fish, Soup, Season fruits (45 minutes)

Farewell the farm family, leave Tra Que village to Hoi An ancient town by car with tour guide.

In the afternoon, discovery Hoi An ancient town with its stunning mix of architecture, that tells a story of days gone by, to the colorful boats bobbing in the harbor. Hoi An is has a charm and style all of its own. Once a 15th century fishing village, the town is now a renowned for its tailors, galleries, boutiques and of course its food! This afternoon, explore the beautifully restored town on a guided walking tour and see all the main sites.

Day 5: Hoi An – Flight To Ho Chi Minh City

Leave peaceful Hoi An, we take the flight to bustling Saigon. Our tour guide and driver will pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Then start a day of exploring at the city’s Central Post Office, next door to the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral. Next, stroll toward the Saigon River along Dong Khoi Street to the centre of town and the commanding Saigon Opera House.

The tour continues with a stop at the Reunification Palace, where a North Vietnamese tank crashed through the gates in 1975 to end a war that killed an estimated 58,000 Americans and three million Vietnamese. Visit the War Remnants Museum for a harrowing look into the wartime hardships and atrocities.

In the late afternoon, head back to the Saigon Opera House, to watch the spectacular A O Show. This performance is a showcase of Vietnamese culture and art, and combines, in beautiful precision, elements of both old and new.

After the hour long show, enjoy your dinner at a real culinary and architectural gem, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Saigon. Back to your hotel after dinner or try to get amazing view of “the never sleep city” from a rooftop bar.

Day 6: Explore local life on the Ben Tre River

This morning, take 2 hours driving to Ben Tre for your adventure in the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival take a motor boat around the Ben Tre, stopping along the way. Learn how bricks are made when you visit a brick kiln and watch coconut fruit processing. Visit local families in Cai Son and the Thanh Nhon canals and discover how they make their sleeping mats.

Later in the day, relax and savor the beautiful fresh fruit and green tea before continuing your holiday on a motor cart, passing by daily life in the rice fields and vegetable gardens.

Enjoy lunch at a local house before making your way to the main back to Saigon.

Day 7: Saigon departure

Your guide will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your flight.


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