Activities: Arrival in Hanoi with time to relax, visit the Old Quarter and enjoy the Water Puppet Show before a welcome dinner in a local restaurant.
Starting your Vietnam Tour Package with your arrival in Hanoi.
Our local guide will meet you at Noi Bai International Airport and take you to your city center for hotel check-in.
In the afternoon, You will take a stroll with our guide through the Old Quarter - the centuries-old district in Hanoi with its 36 bustling streets. You can experience e local life here and shop for traditional handicrafts.
After that, we will experience one of Vietnam’s unique Vietnam traditional arts – The Water Puppet Show before enjoying a welcome dinner in a local restaurant. You will stay overnight in Hanoi for the first night of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary.
Notes: Hotel rooms may not be ready until 14:00 but an early check-in may be available wit a surcharge. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Activities: Visit Hanoi’s main sights including the Ho Chi Minh Complex and Temple of Literature, followed by either the Hoa Lo Prison museum or the Ethnology Museum, and a walk around the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake.
Day 2 of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary, you will visit Hanoi City Tour.
Hanoi City Tour is important for you to understand about Hanoi and it is useful for the people are keen on the history and culture of Vietnam. With Vietnam Tour 7 Days you will visit the most attractive Hanoi destinations to know more about our people and culture.
08.30 AM: Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and take on a tour of all of the must-see sights in Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (closed on Mondays and Fridays), Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda – with its unique architecture and tranquil garden. We will then head to the thousand-year-old Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first University and a symbol of the importance of learning..
In the afternoon, we will visit either the Ethnology Museum, where you can learn about the costumes, culture and daily life of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam or Hoa Lo prison – known as Hanoi Hilton by American pilots when they were imprisoned there. Many high-ranking men in Vietnam were imprisoned there in the past, as well as the American Senator John McCain who was shot down over Hanoi during the Vietnam War.
We will end the afternoon with a visit to Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake) - a wonderful place for you to enjoy fresh air - and the Old Quarter.
The evening is free for you to enjoy dinner in a restaurant of your choice. Overnight in the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Notes: Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is usually closed from September to November for annual maintenance but if that is the case we can still walk around the outside.
Activities: Cruise in Halong Bay and overnight on board.
Halong Bay will your destination and that is the most highlighted of this Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary.
After breakfast in the hotel, our driver and guide will pick you up to take you to Halong Bay - the magical World Heritage Site. The drive takes about 3.5 hours. On arrival, board the ship and complete the check-in formalities. You will be served with a welcome drink and a special lunch on board.
In the afternoon, depending on the boat’s itinerary, you will have time to enjoy sightseeing or a visit to one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay – Amazing cave - go kayaking among the limestone islets, or just relax on board. From the boat, you get a wonderful, close-up view of the bay’s dramatic limestone islands.
In the evening, we will anchor among the karst formations. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Activities: Explore the stunning caves of Halong Bay. Return to Hanoi for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City
Start your day with Tai Chi (a Chinese system of physical exercises) and a chance to photograph the memorable sunrise over the karst formations. Enjoy breakfast while the boat cruises slowly through magnificent rocks on the way back to the harbour.
You will have lunch before disembarking for finishing your Halong Bay 1 night cruise.
Our driver and local guide will then take you back to Hanoi for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City, which takes just over 2 hours. On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be welcomed by our driver who will be waiting for you at Ho Chi Minh Airport and will take you to the city centre for hotel check-in.
The rest of the day is at leisure, giving you the chance to relax or explore this bustling city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels to discover the amazing complex of underground tunnels. Then a walk around the city’s main landmarks such as the Saigon Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market
Day 5 of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary will start at around 8.00 AM for visiting Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh City Tour.
08.00 AM: Your guide and driver will pick you up and take you to the Cu Chi Tunnels, about 55 kilometres from the city centre. This amazing complex of underground tunnels was once used for military practice and as a refuge from the pursuing enemy. We will have lunch in a local house.
We will then return to Ho Chi Minh City to visit its magnificent historic sites, including the Saigon Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Central Post Office. Finally, we will stop off at Ben Thanh Market. where you can buy some souvenirs for family and friends.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Enjoy one of the best highlights of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary. Relax on a boat trip through the Mekong Delta with a chance to explore the scenery by bike or from the boat.
Day 6 of your Vietnam 7 Day Itinerary will be the highlight of Southern Vietnam Tour and whole your trip with the Mekong Boat Trip.
Visiting the Mekong Delta, you will "escape" the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the fresh air of paddy fields, orchards, and farms. We start with a short trip on the Tien River – in a traditional Mekong Delta boat, passing some fish farms on the way that gives an insight into the daily life of the local people. We will stop to visit a cocoa farmer’s house, where you will have a chance to learn more about planting, harvesting, fermenting and drying the cocoa beans before they are sold on the market. For every tourist, the opportunity to experience local life at first hand is an unforgettable experience.
We will then visit the lush coconut plantations and orchards where you will have the chance to enjoy different fruits and discover how the farmers produce their famous fruit and vegetables. We will stop for a refreshment break at a local pagoda followed by lunch in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will return to Ho Chi Minh City where you will have the rest of the day at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: At leisure before departure.
Before we collect you for your departure flight, you can relax in the hotel or continue to explore the city on your own.
Our driver will pick you up to take you to the airport for your flight back home or on to your next destination. Your Best Vietnam Tour 7 Days ends.
Notes: Normally we will pick you up 3 hours before departure time in the case of international flights and 2 hours before departure for domestic flights but we need to remain flexible depending on the traffic and other conditions. The collection time will be included in the detailed itinerary and confirmed on the day before departure.
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