From the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City to the charming ancient town of Hoi An, and the vibrant energy of Hanoi, Vietnam offers a diverse range of experiences. From the lush and fertile land of the Mekong Delta to the turquoise waters of Nha Trang, and the breathtaking karst landscape of Halong Bay, every day in Vietnam is a fascinating tour of culture, taste, and discovery. This isn't just a simple vacation, it's an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnam's most beautiful and intriguing features.

  • Saigon tour on cyclo
  • Saigon market tour and cooking class
  • Visit to Mekong land and boat rowing along shady creeks
  • Nha Trang sun, sand, sea and reefs
  • Shopping in quaint Hoi An
  • Hoi an country tour and cooking class
  • Hue imperial citadel visit
  • Vibrant Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Halong bay overnight package cruise
  • Enjoy authentic local taste and savory Vietnamese delicacies
Trip Length: 15 days | Trip Style: Comfort | Trip Theme: Explore & Local food| Physical Rating: | Start/End city: Ho Chi Minh city/Hanoi
Places visited: Ho Chi Minh city - My Tho - Nha Trang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Ha Long Bay
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ho chi minh city, Vietnam
saigon, Vietnam

Upon arriving in Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City, you'll be picked up and transported to your hotel. After settling in, you'll have a brief meeting with your tour guide or group leader to receive important information and travel documents. Then, get ready to indulge in the delightful flavors of southern Vietnamese cuisine at a welcome dinner in an authentic local restaurant. Spend the night at the hotel.

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Private airport transfer
Hotel in ho chi minh city
Vietnam hanoi
Hanoi in Vietnam

After a buffet breakfast, kick off your day with a cyclo tour of Saigon Center. You'll visit notable landmarks such as the War Remnants Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Central Post Office. In the afternoon, you'll embark on a market tour with a local chef, who will introduce you to the market and help you shop for cooking ingredients. Next up is a flavorful cooking class, where you'll gain insight into the diverse and delicious world of Vietnamese cuisine. Spend the night at the hotel.

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Breakfast & dinner
Hotel in Ho chi minh city
mekong delta, Vietnam
mekong, Vietnam

Embark on a full-day tour to the Mekong Delta, where you'll be captivated by the lush and verdant scenery of Vietnam's most fertile land. Enjoy a relaxing boat cruise along the Mekong River, visit an orchard garden, and savor local fruits freshly picked from the trees. You'll also have the opportunity to visit some local cottage industries. Later, savor local specialties for lunch in a fresh garden setting, before hopping on a sampan to explore the mangroves of the Mekong Delta along meandering rivers. After boarding a larger boat to return to the harbor, you'll take a bus back to Ho Chi Minh City. In the evening, hop on a night train to Nha Trang, where you'll spend the night in an air-conditioned soft sleeper cabin.

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Breakfast & LUNCH
overnight on train
Vietnam, nhatrang
nha trang beach, Vietnam

You'll arrive early in the morning in Nha Trang. After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel, you'll have some free time in the morning to relax on the stunning Nha Trang beach. In the afternoon, take a city tour and explore some of Nha Trang's most fascinating sites, including the Long Son Pagoda, Dam market, and Ponagar Cham Tower. If you're looking for a unique and indulgent experience, an optional mud bath at Thap Ba hot spring is available. In the evening, savor dinner at a beachfront restaurant, followed by a relaxing overnight stay at your hotel.

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hotel in nha trang
Vietnam nha trang beach
nhatrang sea sun sand, Vietnam

Set sail on a boat trip today to explore Nha Trang Bay and its stunning islands, located within protected marine areas that are perfect for snorkeling and swimming. Soak up the sea breeze, swim in the warm emerald waters, and discover the vibrant and colorful coral reefs that make this area a true paradise. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch served on board, before continuing to relax and swim until mid-afternoon, when you'll return to the harbor. The evening is free for you to enjoy at your leisure, whether you choose to have dinner or simply wander around. You'll spend the night at your hotel.

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Breakfast & lunch
hotel in nha trang
ancient toen hoian, Vietnam
hoian, Vietnam

In the morning, take a bus transfer to Nha Trang airport for your flight to Da Nang, followed by a short transfer to Hoi An. If time permits and you're feeling up to it, optional stops are available to visit the Cham Museum or Marble Mountains. Once you arrive in Hoi An, take a leisurely walk around the ancient town to admire the sights, take photos, and indulge in some shopping. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner at one of the town's best restaurants, followed by a relaxing overnight stay at your hotel.

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Breakfast & dinner
Hotel in hoian
hoian countryside, Vietnam
hoian ancient town, Vietnam

This morning, embark on a tour to Tra Que, a charming village located in the suburbs of Hoi An that is renowned for its high-quality vegetables and herbs. Join the locals in learning about their unique cultivation methods on the dry sand, before taking a stroll around the village to take photos and get a glimpse of local life. Then, visit a local home to learn more about the villagers' daily routines. In the afternoon, accompany your local chef to the market to gather fresh ingredients for your upcoming cooking class. Here, you'll learn the secrets behind creating some of Vietnam's most beloved dishes with a special Hoi An twist. Indulge in your delicious creations and revel in the satisfaction of knowing that you can cook like a pro. You'll spend the night at your hotel.

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Breakfast & lunch
Hotel in hoian
hoian, Vietnam
Hoian ancient towm, Vietnam

Today, you have the day off to relax, explore, and shop at your leisure. You may choose to take an optional tour to visit My Son, the ruins of the Champa holy site, or opt for a boat trip on the Thu Bon River. The choice is yours! You'll spend the night at your hotel.

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hotel in hoian
hue imperial, Vietnam
hue, Vietnam

Embark on a scenic drive from Hoi An to Hue, taking in the beautiful views of rice paddies, lush mountains, and stunning beaches along the way. Hue is a city of historical significance, and was once the imperial capital of Vietnam, famous for its 'Royal Cuisine'. In the afternoon, explore the Imperial Citadel, an immense structure built by the last feudal dynasty of the country, and discover the remnants of the Purple Forbidden City. In the evening, enjoy a unique dining experience with a Royal Banquet-style dinner, complete with dragon robes and crowns, at one of Hue's finest restaurants decorated in royal style. Spend the night at your hotel.

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Breakfast & dinner
Hotel in Hue
explore hue sightseeing, Vietnam
hue discovery, Vietnam

countryside of Hue. As you wander through the aisles filled with fresh local products, you'll experience the lively atmosphere and learn more about the local lifestyle and ingredients used in the region's foods. Within the market area, there is an ancient covered bridge and a farming exhibition house, where you can spend time learning, enjoying, and interacting with the locals. Continue your tour with a visit to one of the Emperor's mausoleums that depicts the Royal style, his wishes for the world after death, and the facts of Vietnamese history and culture. Afterward, enjoy a delicious and flavorful vegetarian feast in a pagoda, surrounded by an atmosphere full of Zen. In the afternoon, take a dragon boat cruise on the Perfume River and visit the iconic Thien Mu Pagoda. Your evening is free for your own choice of dinner, with recommendations from your tour guide, before returning to your hotel for the night.

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Hotel in Hue
nhatrang, Vietnam
sightseeing nhatrang, Vietnam

Upon arrival in Hanoi via flight, you will spend the afternoon visiting the Temple of Literature, which was the first university in Vietnam established in 1070, and the Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake. You will then take a cyclo ride through the bustling streets of the Old Quarter, exploring the vibrant city life. To cap off your day, you will enjoy a water puppet performance - a traditional Vietnamese art that originated in the Red River Delta centuries ago. Lastly, savor some Vietnamese delicacies for dinner in a local restaurant. You will spend the night at the hotel.

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internal flight
Hotel in hanoi
food in hanoi, Vietnam
hanoi food, Vietnam

Embark on a culinary adventure in Hanoi today with a full day of street food exploration and a cooking class. This immersive experience will provide a unique glimpse into the vibrant culture of the locals. Kick off the day with Hanoi's beloved noodle soup, Pho, followed by a visit to a local market to sample some of the ingredients used in the regional cuisine and observe the lively market atmosphere. For lunch, indulge in the city's most renowned Cha Ca restaurant, which is so famous that it has a street named after it. In the afternoon, head to KOTO restaurant for a cooking demonstration of some of Vietnam's signature dishes. The evening is yours to spend at your leisure, and you'll spend the night at the hotel.

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BREAKFAST & lunch & dinner
Hotel in hanoi
halong, Vietnam
halong bay, Vietnam

Take a scenic drive through the beautiful rural landscapes of North Vietnam before boarding a cruising vessel. As you cruise amongst the thousand of dramatic limestone karsts, take in the breathtaking scenery of this World Natural Wonder. Enjoy a delicious lunch on board before visiting a cave, going for a swim, kayaking, or taking part in a Vietnamese spring roll cooking demonstration. Alternatively, simply relax and unwind as you meander through the Bay. Spend the night on Halong Bay.

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BREAKFAST & lunch & dinner
overnight on halong bay
capital hanoi, Vietnam
hanoi, Vietnam

After a leisurely brunch on board the cruise, continue to enjoy the stunning scenery of Halong Bay before returning to the harbor at noon. Drive back to Hanoi with a stop at Dong Trieu, a village known for its traditional ceramic making. There, you will have the opportunity to learn about the techniques used to create beautiful ceramic products. The rest of the afternoon is free for you to relax and explore Hanoi on your own. In the evening, a farewell dinner will be organized to reflect on the experiences of the trip. Overnight in hotel.

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BREAKFAST & lunch & dinner
Hotel in hanoi
vietnam, ho chi minh city
saigon, Vietnam

You will have a free day on this day with no planned activities, allowing you to enjoy your leisure time until it's time to transfer to the airport for your onward flight. We wish you a safe and pleasant journey, and hope to stay in touch with you!

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Number of Persons 2 3 - 4 5 - 6 7 - 8 9 - 10 11 - 12 13 - 15 Single supp
Price Please contact us for best price upon your travel date, number of travelers and specific needs


  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room.
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Water & cold tissue in car
  • Cellphone for use during your visit
  • Government taxes & Service charges


  • Other services than mentioned
  • Visa & International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips, Travel insurance
  • Bank transfer fee if any

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Tour itinerary:This tour itinerary is designed based on local travel conditions, logistics and availabilitis of transportation between visited destinations. It is for you to see how the trip should go, what you can do, see and enjoy during the trip. The itinerary can be tailored by adding more of desired visitng destinations, activities or removing any you do not like to meet your travel time frame, style, budget and expectation the best.

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Payment:A deposit of 30% of total price is needed to initiate the tour booking after the itinerary is finalized. The balance for the trip is due 15 days prior to your arrival.

Arrival and departure flights:You are advised to make your own booking for international flights from/back your home country. This allows you to determine better the travel time frame, budget and to deal with insurance claim when needed. Travel Authentic Asia team will base on your flight schedule to work out the best itinerary for you or/and to modify the itinerary to get it matches.

Travel documents:You must carry a valid passport and have obtained all of the appropriate visas, permits and certificates for the countries in which you will visit during your trip. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the duration of the trip. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of the correct visas, permits and certificates for your trip. Travel Authentic Asia accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the failure of clients to obtain appropriate documentation.

Travel insurance:It is your responsibility to get your own international travel insurance and read the insurance policy before you travel and ensure that the insurance scheme provides with the requisite level of cover. Insurance should cover personal accident and medical expenses, evacuation and repatriation, baggage loss, and cancellation or curtailment of vacation. In some cases, travelers may have pre-existing medical conditions which their travel insurance company will not cover.
Other than local travel insurance(s) included in sightseeing tickets at sites, Travel Authentic Asia does not provide any kind of travel insurance on the trip except required and paid separately from the tour price.

Weather: The weather in this part of Southeast Asia is varied depening on the region and season. In the winter time from Nov to Feb, the temperature in some area such as North Vietnam, especially mountainous areas can be as low as 2-4 Degree Celsius (35 Degree Fahrenheit) and pretty cold. Other parts can be warm with temperature up to 36 Degree Celsius or more (96 Degree Fahrenheit). So, to know the weather condition of destination you visit, please consult our travel consultant or you can check it here on our website

What to take: What you need to bring will vary according to the trip style you have chosen, the countries you are visiting and when you are travelling. Generally speaking you should pack as lightly as possible. It is advisable to have your backpack or suitcase with wheels. An overnight bag with a shoulder strap or little backpacks is convenient to carry water and a camera etc for day trips. Warm clothes and light jacket are needed for the North Vietnam and northern Lao during the winter time from November to March. Sunblock, swimsuits and a light raincoat is advised all year round.

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