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Activities & Transport
- Meet the Locals
- City Tour
- Private Bus
Main travel focus
Discover the Best of Vietnam during this 14 Days Fascinating Trip
- Enjoy an Ecolodge within a lush garden in the Mekong Delta.
- Biking to the countryside in Hue
- The Local Life: Farming & Fishing in Hoi An
- Authentic Streetfood and Lifestyle in Hanoi
Vietnam is pristine and genuine treasure within South-East Asia. Do you want to understand the true beauty of this amazing country? Experience the rich culture, amazing food and fascinating history? On this 14 day trip you will see several UNESCO World Heritages sites, explore amazing temples and discover traditional lifestyle.
Surround yourself with the amazing colors as merchants display their linens and silk products. Smell the rich and delightful spices and herbs escaping from the tempting restaurants. Travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Colonial Hanoi without missing out on all the highlights inbetween.
You will dine in some of the best restaurants and explore sites that will blow your mind. Mekong River and its vast gardens, Halong Bay and its World Heritage sites, Van Long and its am limestone mountain peaks. This trip is sure to amaze so be ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
- All private transfer and transportation
- Accommodation shared in Twin/Double rooms including breakfast
- Experienced English speaking guide
- Private boat trip as per itinerary
- Domestic Flight: Ho Chi Minh – Hue // Danang – Hanoi with Vietnam Airlines, Economy Class
- Halong Bay Cruise program shared in Twin/Double cabin as per tour.
- Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
- All sightseeing entrance fees
- Tissues and water on coach
- Complimentary Vietnam Visa on Arrival: pre-approved letter if needed
- Services charges and government tax
- International flights & departure taxes
- All kinds of drinks, Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Peak season surcharge & Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas & New Year if any
- Vietnam Visa stamp fee
- Other services not mentioned
- Cu Chi tunnel by Speedboat: +52 USD/pax
- Ho Chi Minh Street food tour on Motorbike: +68 USD/pax
Example Trip to customize
Vietnam welcomes you!
Arrive at the airport where you will be received buy your local guide who will guide you to to your comfortable hotel. Relax after a long travel or start exploring the neighborhood if you still have energy left. We will reconvene for dinner at a renowned restaurant. Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City!
Into the Cu Chi Tunnels
In the morning we start with explore the network of tunnels which stretch over 200 kilometers. The same tunnels that were vital in the U.S.-Vietnam war and lead from Saigon all the way to the Cambodian border. If you fancy it you will have the opportunity to shoot an AK47 or MK16 in a rifle range and get a feeling of the weapons that the soldiers used during this challenging time.
During the afternoon enjoy the hustle and bustle of the largest city in Vietnam. Check out the shops, stalls and venders and inhale the lively, atmospheric and energetic vibe that surrounds you.
It's all about food: Learn to cook and enjoy the Mekong River
Have you ever wondered what a floating market looks like? Well, today you will find out about it.
After checking into your Mekong Bungalow accommodation you will sit by the water and have an amazing lunch facing the famous Mekong River, a stream of life through Vietnam.
Be amazed as we visit a candy factory and the many handicraft shops that the country is famous for.
In the afternoon you go to class: Learn about all the peculiar spices and herbs, find out what is cooked in all those huge pots and experience a new rich cuisine. All food that you prepared during the cooking class will be enjoyed together.
Bike on Tan Phong Island
Today we see the amazing floating markets of Cai Be. Marvel at the boats and people watch as they jump from boat to boat shopping for everything one could need. The Mekong River is a real stream of life for Vietnamese people and creates a beautiful and serene atmosphere.
Later on you enjoy some activity as we bike around the island of Tan Phong and even cross the famous Monkey Bridge before we heading back to the lodge.
After some relaxation and lunch our tour continues back to Ho Chi Min City.
Flight to Hue & City Tour
Board Vietnam Airlines for your flight to Hue City. After arrival in the hotel you will explore this fabulous city and visit the famous Citadel. Marvel at the Imperial City and the Forbidden Purple City. During this city excursion you will learn a lot about the amazing history of Vietnam and its genuine spirit.
All those sights and temples offer fantastic scenes for some great snapshots. Make your trip memorable and share it at home.
In the evening you should take advantage of the exquisite and famous cuisine of the city. Hue City is considered the culinary capital of Vientam.
Bike the Countryside
In the morning we will take a cut dragon boat and head over the perfume river to Thuy Bieu village. We will cycle past temples and examine local lifestyle in the rural area. We will visit some ancient houses called "nha Ruong" that are over 100 years old and offer a glance into the rich culture.
Cruising with a bike through Vietnam feels especially pure and offers a beautiful, authentic and easy opportunity to get in touch with the country.
Get to know locals as we will eat with a Vietnamese family. The traditional dishes are prepared by the the charming women of the village.
Once we arrive back in Hue City you can either go for some easy and quiet time or discover some more of the City during the afternoon.
Tour the Ancient City of Hoi
You will get excited already during the drive through the Hai Van Pass. Watch the impressive landscape passing by. Once we arrive in Hoi An, you will immediately feel embraced by the graceful and historic charm of this well-preserved example of ancient South-East Asian trading port during the 16th to 18th-century.
Wander through small winding streets and inhale the spirit of this atmospheric and delightful town. Hoi An is one of five UNESCO designated sites in Vietnam and it boasts the grand architecture and beguiling riverside setting that befits its heritage, but the 21st-century curses of traffic and pollution are almost entirely absent.
Finally, unwind at Cua Dai Beach or take an optional trip to the My Son Cham Ruins.
Farming & Fishing like Locals
Be prepared for a day full of authentic memories. This tour will lead you through the countryside of Hoi An where you will enjoy Fishing & Farming and get connected close to the wisdom and spirit of Vietnamese people.
Absorb every moment as you cycle along past water buffalos, rice paddy fields and organic vegetable farms. Enjoy a glimpse into peaceful country life of South-East Asia.
This tour is your cultural window into Vietnamese way of life. Make sure to bring your camera as the opportunities for atmospheric shots are endless.
Later you will board a boat that takes you along a river cruise. Local fisherman will pass their knowledge to you how traditional net fishing works. You will also paddle a Vietnamese bamboo basket boat.
Take a break in the afternoon when we get back to Hoi An. Close your eyes and feel the remains of this delightful day.
Your first impressions of Hanoi
After a short flight, you will arrive in Hanoi. Get ready for some vibrant vibes, as the second largest city of Vietnam has to offer a lot. Lets start with some free time. You choose whether to cycle through the Old Quarter and marvel at the beauty the north has to offer. Enjoy fantastic food as we will take you to popular and authentic restaurant in the Old Quarter.
In the evening there is a special cultural experience waiting for you. At the Thang Long theater you will watch a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.
Sightseeing Tour & Streetfood Experience
Rise and shine. You start early with a cycling tour to discover the city while other people are still asleep. Enjoy the serenity and peacefulness before people awake and the constant hum of motorbikes kick in. You will pass the Ba Dinh Square for the solemn flag rising ceremony and see many other cultural sites, museums, temples, and large sculptures that will blow your mind.
After this active part of the day, you will be more than ready for the culinary adventure to come: Wander around the Old Quarter "36 streets" to sample and try the specialized food stalls and restaurants. This is Streetfood. This is Vietnam. Inhale peculiar smells and enjoy new and exciting dishes. There is a special atmosphere that comes along with the authentic, simple but delicious food.
Hoa Lu and its Wonderful Surroundings
Welcome to Van Long. This beautiful tour through nature will take you along the river where you will see the most amazing limestone peaks. Paddle along as you are on your row boat and touch the pristine waters.
On this day you will also visit beautiful temples and travel back in time as you explore the ancient capital Hoa Lu. During this trip you will see mysterious caves, green rice fields and limestone mountains.
Overnight Cruise & Dinner in a Cave
Welcome to the famous and impressive Halong Bay.
We will set sail as we take you on a cruise around the beautiful Bay. This World Heritage Site will provide you with unforgettable impressions. Towering limestone pillars and tiny islets topped by forest rise from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Halong translates as 'where the dragon descends into the sea'.
In the amazing Lom Bo area we will enjoy dinner in a beautiful cave. This experience is meant to stay forever.
At the end of the day feel free to make some new friends or just simply relax. If you are into fishing take a moment to learn how to squid fish. I bet you haven't done that before!.
Discover The Beauty of Halong Bay
After a mindful Tai Chi session where you become one with yourself and nature we will enjoy a rich breakfast surrounded by the beautiful setting of Halong Bay. You will whip out the swim suit and jump in the emeral water when you visit the Ti Tov Island. Or go for the top and trek all the way up to take some breathtaking panorama views of the Bay.
For lunch you will have access to a local cooking demonstration and then get to eat all those freshly prepared dishes. Say goodbye to your shipmates as well as to beautiful Halong Bay as we will travel back to Hanoi.
Good-bye Vietnam, until next time!
The last day is entirely up to you. Take time to relax, shop for your family at home or enjoy some last minute sight seeing. During the transfer to the airport you can review your gathered impressions and wallow in memories. Maybe you already make plans to visit this charming country again. The warm-hearted people, the amazing landscape and the delicious food will stay in your memory for a long time. Farewell!!