DAYS
15

Vietnam Typical Tour

Hanoi to Saigon (HCMC)

This is our top picked tour program to the must-see destinations while travelling along Vietnam. In the trip, we try to combine different modes of transports so you will be brought a refreshing experience on typical route exploring our country.

Depart at: Hanoi
Finish at: Sai gon (Ho Chi Minh city)
Tour destinations: Hanoi - Sapa - Ta Phin - Local Markets - Halong cruise - Hue city - Hoi an - Nha Trang beach - Cu chi tunnel - My Tho (Mekong) - Sai gon

TOUR BRIEFING

Day 01: Hanoi Arrival
Day 02: Hanoi city Tour - Night Train to Lao Cai 
Day 03: Lao Cai Station arrival - uphill to Sapa
Day 04: Sapa’s villages tour or local market visit - Night train to Hanoi
Day 05: Hanoi - Halong 
Day 06: Halong - Hanoi 
Day 07: Hanoi - fly to Hue city 
Day 08: Hue city tour - transfer to Hoian 
Day 09: Hoian free day to explore 
Day 10: Hoian – Train ride to Nha trang 
Day 11: Nha Trang free day on the beach 
Day 12: Nha Trang – fly to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) 
Day 13: Cu chi tunnel by River express 
Day 14: Mekong Delta tour – sampan ride 
Day 15: Saigon Departure

Day 01: Hanoi Arrival 

Xin Chao! Welcome to Hanoi - the capital city of Vietnam!
HIT Vietnam tour guide welcomes you at Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi city) then transfer to your hotel in the city center. Check in and have some times to relax after a long-haul flight. During the time left of the day, you enjoy an introduction talk to Vietnam’s fascinating past by our tour guide and a welcome dinner at a nice restaurant in the city center. Overnight  in Hanoi
Meal: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 02: Hanoi City Tour 

Breakfast is at your hotel, our tour guide and driver will meet you the lobby and have a full day city tour:
This morning, we will start to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum complex( Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Presidential palace, one pillar pagoda, HCM museum)and move to Van Mieu (the temple of literature). This is the first university in Vietnam where "born" a lot of talent persons for our country in the past.
Ethnology museum will not be missed, there, you will understand more about our culture lives of 54 minority groups in Vietnam. Enjoy the fresh and peaceful place in this outside museum.
Get back to the old quarter to visit Ngoc Son temple that located in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake and enjoy the walking tour around the old quarter to discover the local life. Late evening, being transferred to Hanoi railway station for night train to Lao Cai. You spend the night in a shared 4 bed AC Cabin - a private cabin is available on your request. (Read more: Vietnam rails and road)
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Overnight on Train

Day 03: Lao Cai station arrival – uphill to Sapa 

Wake early and marvel at the remarkable scenery as you roll into Lao Cai station - 30km from Sapa town. On arrival at around 5am, be picked up and transferred uphill to Sapa town, enjoy breakfast before exploring this scenic and cultural area of French style town - Sapa. Today visit Sapa’s market to see traders selling their wares, walk to the top of Ham Rong Mountain and marvel at the scenic panorama from this hilltop location. Visit a local ethnic minority village – Ta Phin - to gain an insight into the life and culture of these unique hill tribes. Return to your hotel late afternoon and overnight. Overnight in Sapa.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

Day 04: Sapa trek & local market – Night train to Hanoi 

Get up in the foggy morning and enjoy your breakfast. The pure atmosphere and stunning scenery of highland town, Sapa will help you freshen up. Depends on the date we have two options: to visit ethnic minority villages around Sapa or drive to Bac Ha market on Sunday, Coc Ly market on Tuesday or Can Cau Market on Saturday. There, you can watch and even join trading activities of real hill-tribe people. Luncheon served at local restaurant. Say goodbye to peaceful and quiet town, Sapa and ride back to Lao Cai Railway Station for a night train back to Hanoi. You spend the night in a shared 4 bed AC Cabin - a private cabin is available on your request .
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight on Train

Day 05: Hanoi - Ha Long overnight on cruise 

Arrive in Hanoi early morning, check in the hotel nearby the gate of the railway station, relax and enjoy breakfast there.
After breakfast, we will depart directly to the city of Quang Ninh and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. Upon arrival of Halong bay port; check in to your private cabin on traditional Halong bay junk. The junk sets sail while you enjoy some welcome drink and see off the busy seaport. The cruise enters the bay with a short brief of cruise manager then you will have a sumptuous seafood lunch and spend the afternoon cruising passing the many limestone peaks and islands that form this picturesque Halong bay of Vietnam. Relax on the deck of the cruise this afternoon and overnight onboard.
Your accommodation tonight is a private, onboard cabin with air-conditioning and en-suite bathroom. (read more: Vietnam cruises in Mekong and Halong bay)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight on Cruise

Day 06: Halong bay – Hanoi 

Wake early as the mist rises over the Halong bay, an ideal time to take pictures. Enjoy breakfast and continue your Halong cruise trip, after the brunch then clear bill while returning to shore. Our vehicle picks you up at the Halong port then transfer back to Hanoi, en route visit at Dong Trieu Ceramic Village to get some souvenirs handicrafts. Arrive in Hanoi late afternoon. Check in hotel and relax. Overnight in Hanoi
Meal: Brunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 07: Hanoi - fly to Hue city 

Free until transfer to airport to Hue, the Cultural World Heritage of Vietnam. After 1 hour flight, you arrive in Hue, take sometimes for relaxing then our private car with guide takes you for a Hue city tour with a visit to the Royal Imperial Citadel (Dai Noi), the Forbidden Palace to find out the luxurious lives of the Nguyen Kings under the feudal regime. A cyclo tour around the charming city before your dinner under your own management. Overnight in Hue 
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

Day 08: Hue city tour - transfer to Hoian 

After breakfast, continue to see more about Hue city with Royal tombs: Tu Duc King’s tomb and Khai Dinh Kinh’s tombs. These tombs reflect the luxury in their afterlife of Kings and also show the style of each King: Tu Duc loved poetry very much while Khai Dinh was very modern and opened to Western culture. Lunch on your own at a local restaurant and proceed to Hoian – another Cultural World Heritage in Central. Stop en-route at Hai Van Pass where offers stunning views towards the ocean, for photo-taking. Overnight in Hoian
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian

Day 09: Hoian free day to explore

A free day at leisure on the beach or you can wander the many tailor shops around Hoian center or rise early. You can consider some optional tours such as the morning cookery class which begins with a visit to the colorful market of Hoian to purchase your ingredients then transfer the cooking school where a two-hour lesson follows. The menu is often Vietnamese traditional food eg spring rolls, bun cha, and a kind of soup. In the late afternoon, there is the option of gentle cruise tour on Thu Bon River with nice cocktails. By the end of the day, reward yourself with a delicious dinner with local specialties at one of many friendly restaurants. All optional are excluded. Overnight in Hoian
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian

Day 10: Hoian – Train ride to Nha trang 

Enjoy the last swim on the beach and see the Ancient town, we move South to the most well-known beach of Vietnam, Nha trang. Instead of taking one-hour flight, we will board on a train ride from Danang at round 10.30 for a ride along the coastal line of Central. Enjoy the scenic view along the colonial time railway and busy atmosphere at each terminator. Arrive in Nha trang at around 8.00pm. Drive to our hotel and check in for relaxing. Overnight in Nha trang
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 11: Nha Trang free or optional tours 

Free to relax and enjoy Nha Trang’s sandy beaches to swim, sunbathe, scuba dive, snorkeling and taste the seafood delights of this beautiful holiday resort city. OR you can take a short Nha trang's tour around the highlights of coastline city. All optional tours are excluded. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 12: Nha Trang – fly to Saigon

Enjoy the morning in splendid Nha trang beach, we wake up early for a romantic sunrise over the sparkling beach then we leave Nha trang for Saigon city by a short flight – approx 1 hour. Arrive in the most modern city in Vietnam, you will be taken to the best highlights of Saigon city with Independent Palace, War Remnants Museum, Post Office, North Dame Cathedral and some free time at one of its bustling markets. Overnight in Saigon.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 13: Cu chi by Speed boat – group tour 

Cu chi tunnel is a well-known place to show an important part of Vietnam history. But we do not drive to this place as usual but taking a speed boat to along a river to reach the tunnel. The speed boat takes about one hour, offering the unique experience to feel the history combine with nature around. That’s the way HIT Vietnam Tour makes the different experience in a typical classic journey. Lunch at local and ride the speed boat back to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 14: Mekong Delta tour full day

Drive down deeply into Mekong Delta from Saigon to explore its unique water lifestyle. Take a sampan ride to sail along Mekong River to visit a local garden house, orchids and farms in My Tho are. Lunch at a local house before driving back to Saigon city. Free time in the afternoon, you can take some spare time to see more about Saigon and shopping at one of this markets. Overnight in Saigon.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 15: Saigon - Departure

Free time at your own pace. Free till transfer to airport for your next destinations or home. We do hope with this trip, you have an in-depth view of our country: the natural beauty mixed with the rich culture and friendly people everywhere. Get ready for your onward flight to connect to your next tours in Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand or back to your home country.
End of the service for Vietnam Typical Tour.
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: N/A.

HIT Vietnam Tours wish you very enjoyable memories with our Vietnam Classic Tours!

Why this Tour?

  • Halong bay overnight cruise
  • Sapa soft trek
  • Scenic view on Train from Hoian to Nha trang
  • Nha trang beach vacation
  • Reach Cu chi tunnel by speedboat

Rate Valid Dec 2017
(5% OFF in May-Sep)

Group 1 person: US$ 2370 pp
Group 2 persons: US$ 1495 pp
Group 3-4 persons: US$ 1425 pp
Group 5-6 persons: US$ 1240 pp
Single Supplement: US$ 310
Note: PP = per person.
Based on 3-star room standards
(Request room upgrade)


What is Included

  • Visa Approval Letter
  • Twin/double sharing at 3-star room standards
  • Domestic flights
  • Private car A/C transfer
  • Private English speaking guide (on spot)
  • 4 soft berth, sharing cabin on Night trains
  • Daily breakfast & meals as mentioned
  • All entrance fees.
  • Bottled waters in touring days
  • Service charges & taxes (what this?)

What is NOT Included

  • Personal expenses
  • International flights from/to your country
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurances
  • Others not mentioned

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