Tour Code: WHV10

10 Day Highlights of Vietnam

Day by Day Itinerary

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights

  • Return flights included
  • Incredible sightseeing including discovering the vibrant capital Hanoi, the beautiful stunning views of the UNESCO-listed Halong Bay, the picturesque town of Hoi An, the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh City and the famous Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Comfortable group experience with no more than 30 persons
  • 2 domestic flights in Vietnam
  • Airport transfers included on the first and last day of tour
  • 8 nights comfortable accommodation
  • Overnight cruise on a deluxe, 4-star traditional junk boat on Halong Bay, including all meals
  • Dedicated transportation in comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Daily Breakfast Buffet, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Fully escorted by English-speaking local guides
  • In-depth sightseeing and all entry fees as per the itinerary
From pp twin/double share
AU$2,199
Typically AU$4,999 -56%
Single traveller
AU$540
Land tour only
AU$1,399

Xin chào! Today, you will depart from your home to Vietnam’s capital – Hanoi.
On arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, you will be met at the airports and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
Meal: In-flight meals.
Accommodation: Babylon Grand Hotel 3* or similar

After breakfast, we will leave Hanoi and head to Halong Bay – the UNESCO World Heritage Site and spend 24 hours on a Cruise in the amazing bay: a natural wonderland composed of jutting limestone islands and sparkling turquoise waters. Arrive at the dock around noon and board your junk. Savor a gourmet lunch of fresh seafood onboard as you sail out into the mystical bay. In the afternoon, cruise around some of Halong’s many islands. Stop at an island cove with a sheltered white-sand beach and take a dip in the warm waters of the Gulf of Tonkin (weather permitting). Pass the night on your junk, lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking of calm waters.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight on Cruise.

Awake early and join a Tai Chi session on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea before exploring nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong Bay from the sundeck. Your driver will meet you at the Halong jetty then we drive back to Hanoi.
Meal: Brunch
Accommodation: Babylon Grand Hotel 3* or similar

Optional tour: Hanoi Street Food (Dinner included)

Enjoy a walk around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and appreciate the local lifestyles as you wind through Hanoi’s streets. You will have a taste of Northern Vietnamese delicacies such as:
Stuffed pancake, banh my, stuffed sticky rice balls, the unique egg coffee and many more.

After breakfast, you will have a bustling day to visit a city tour of Hanoi and will explore attractions such as the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university, Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda) and Tran Quoc Pagoda, one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam. In the afternoon, you take a flight to Da Nang.
On arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel for check-in and spend your free tim at leisure.
Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Belle Maison Danang Hotel 4* or similar

Today, you will have a walking tour around Hoi An and visit popular highlights including the Japanese Bridge, the Chinese Temple and Phung Hung Old House. In the afternoon, freely explore the town or join one of our exciting optional tours.
Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hoi An Garden Palace 4* or similar

Optional tour: Golden Bridge Tour

On arrival at the foot of Ba Na Mountain, we’ll travel by cable car up to the Marseille station. Then it’s a short walk to the Golden Bridge which appears to be lifted by two “hands of the Gods”. When you’re on the bridge, you’ll feel like you’re walking on the clouds.
Time for taking photos of the breathtaking view. Afterwards, it’s on to a romantic flower garden – Le Jardin D’Amour. The 9 gardens are 9 stories in 9 unique architectural styles.
Next, it’s time to visit Linh Ung Pagoda to admire its sophisticated architecture and the 27m high Shakyamuni statue.
Finally, we’ll catch the cable car down the hill for the transfer back to Hoi An.

Today you are free at leisure to explore the city as you wish or buy an optional tour with us.
Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hoi An Garden Palace 4* or similar

Optional tour: My Son Sanctuary and Thanh Ha Village Tour

You’ll be picked up at your hotel for a 40-kilometre drive to My Son Sanctuary, a World
Heritage Site. On arrival, get ready to be absolutely astounded by the abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples constructed by the kings of the Champa era.
After, we’ll return to Hoi An for a cruise down the Thu Bon River.  Enjoy the peaceful and scenic views before stopping off at the famous traditional, Thanh Ha Pottery Village where you’ll get to see the villagers’ daily life.
Important note:
– Golden Bridge Tour; My Son Sanctuary and Thanh Ha Village Tour cannot be arranged on the same day
– A O Show, Hoi An Cooking Class Tour and Hoi An Memories Show cannot be arranged on the same day. Please choose one only.

Today, you will take a flight to the bustling Ho Chi Minh City and you will visit the famous attractions of Ho Chi Minh City such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office (photo spot only), War Remnant Museum and dive into the colorful Ben Thanh market, one of Ho Chi Minh’s liveliest areas
Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Lotus Saigon Hotel 3* or similar

Optional tour: Dinner on Saigon River Cruise

Dinner on Saigon River Cruise offers an opportunity to witness another side of Saigon. The city is not only a bustling metropolis but also a romantic land. Hop on a huge wooden barge and sail down the river. Feel the gentle breeze caressing your skin and enjoy a lovely dinner accompanied by the traditional music and dance performances.
Allotment on cruise is the subject to change. Please check availability when requested.

Explore Saigon at your own pace or book our optional tour to Mekong River area and enjoy an unforgettable experience along the mighty Mekong River.
Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Lotus Saigon Hotel 3* or similar

Optional tour: Mekong visit the locals

You will realise quickly why cruising along the Mekong Delta on a boat should be on everyone’s bucket list when travelling to Vietnam.
It is called “The Rice Bowl of Vietnam” because it offers a wide selection of cultural activities including local handcraft and coconut pressing workshops with villagers, cycling through lush rice fields along the water, as well as some down-time chilling in a hammock.
You will also be treated to an authentic lunch.
<!–Mekong Delta is known as “The Rice Bowl of Vietnam” and offers a real experience to the tropical culture of locals. This trip will take you to visit local workshops, a handicraft village and get a unique experience with local activities. Be ready to sail through the coconut trees and take a nap on a hammock in a garden filled with bird chirps and fresh breeze.
You will be picked up at your hotel then take a 1.5-hour transfer to Ben Tre River. Embark on a cruise to brickwork, a coconut processing workshop and a local village making sleep mattresses along the Mekong Delta. Continue taking a motor cart (xe loi) or cycling through the green rice fields and vegetable plains. After lunch, get back to Hung Vuong Pier for returning to Saigon.
*Lunch is included with this tour.–>

Optional tour: Vespa Adventure – Saigon After Dark Tour

223Discover Saigon’s nightlife on the back of a vintage Vespa scooter.
You’ll be picked up at your hotel and start off your amazing night with some cocktails and appetizers at Café Zoom. Afterwards, enjoy some of Saigon’s best authentic local food, followed by a stop at a Vietnamese-style coffee shop featuring live music. Your perfect evening will be wrapped up at an exciting music bar where local people party.ㅤ

After breakfast, check out your hotel and then head to Cu Chi Tunnels, a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers and booby traps used by both the Viet Minh and the Viet Cong during Vietnam-US war. The tunnel system had become legendary during the 1960s as a strategic military base and underground community life.
Late afternoon, we drive straight to the airport for flight back home.
Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: On Plane

Arrive your home today and we hope you enjoy our amazing vacation.

Included

  • Returned flights from Australia.
  • 2 domestic flights: Hanoi – Danang and Danang – Ho Chi Minh City
  • 02 water bottles per person per day
  • Airport transfers included on the first and last day of tour
  • 7 nights comfortable accommodation
  • Overnight cruise on a deluxe, 4-star traditional junk boat on Halong Bay, including all meals
  • Dedicated transportation in comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Daily Breakfast Buffet, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Fully escorted by English-speaking local guides
  • In-depth sightseeing and all entry fees as per the itinerary

Excluded

  • Meals and drinks are not mentioned in the program
  • Visa fee in Vietnam
  • Tipping for driver and tour guide (AUD10/per person/day)
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance (we strongly recommend you hold a valid travel insurance policy for all domestic and overseas travel)
  • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
  • Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel
  • Any service not clearly mentioned in the program

Fine Print

Asia Vacation Group offers you a “3 Instalment Payment Plan”, you will be required to settle a small deposit followed by a series of instalments when you select to book your departure tour.

  • First payment: You will be required to settle $200 per person deposit online through our website link.
  • Second payment: You will be required to settle the second payment $900 per person after 7 days when you receive our company invoice.
  • Final payment: Final payment will be collected 120 days before your departure.

However, you will have 7-day cooling off period. Please refer to “Flexible Cancellation” section.

Flexible Cancellation
If you change your mind within 7 days of making your booking online, you can request a refund of your initial deposit payment. Once your purchase date falls outside of the 7-day period, our standard terms and conditions will apply.

Please ensure that any request to cancel your booking is received via email to [email protected], including the reason for cancellation.

  • In this packages, we will use some different airlines such as: Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air or similar airlines (20kg for checked baggage per passenger and 7kg hand luggage per passenger, 01-piece check-in baggage).
  • Some flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).
  • All tickets will include 20 kilos checked baggage per person, along with 7 kilos of hand luggage.
  • Despite the airlines baggage allowance, we recommend travelling with 20 kilos per person due to restrictions with internal flights (where applicable), as well as coach and train transportation. Also, you will be responsible for handling your luggage at all times as the services of porters is not included. If travelling over this amount, you will be liable for any excess baggage fees enforced by the airline, payable direct.
  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.
  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.
  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.
  • Any airline ‘extras’ such as pre-allocated seating is at your own arrangement (additional charges apply)

Physical Requirements
A reasonable level of fitness is required but it’s more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You’ll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.

Tipping
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. Tipping is AU$10/person per day. Tipping is collected by agent before travelling or the day of your arrival.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.

Single Supplement
Single supplement is $540 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Paired Solo Traveler
Not available.

Triple Share
Upon your request except for cruises

Group Size
15-30 people

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against the unexpected. In addition to the support that a policy may provide, you may be asked to present a copy of your travel insurance documentation while traveling.

We have partnered with NibTravel Insurance to offer our customers competitive rates for their travel insurance. You can book Comprehensive or Essentials cover for your domestic, international or multi-trip journeys simply with us.

Visa & Passport information
It is the traveler’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return and must have more than 2 blank pages.

A visa is required for travel to Vietnam. The visa is easiest to complete with Asia Vacation Group and just need to pay $160 for single entry (30-day-stay-limited)

Children
Children must be 5 years old or above and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.

Tour Documentation
Final documentation, including e-tickets and hotel details, will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

Tour Length
The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land.

If you wish to do so, please follow these steps:

  1. Follow the “Book Now” prompts, until you reach the “Anything else we need to know?” field
  2. Here, please specify your preferred flight arrangements and if you require additional accommodation, with the number of nights needed.
  3. After finalizing your purchase and submitting your booking form, a member of our Reservation team will be in contact with you via email to verify your request.

You can enhance your holiday by arriving or departing before or after the tour. On this tour you can pay extra for arriving early or extension your trip.
Pre-tour night: AU$140/room/night
Post-tour night: AU$140/room/night

Dates & Prices

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Return Date
Price
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Thursday
09 May 2024
Saturday
18 May 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
16 May 2024
Saturday
25 May 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
23 May 2024
Saturday
01 Jun 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
06 Jun 2024
Saturday
15 Jun 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
13 Jun 2024
Saturday
22 Jun 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
20 Jun 2024
Saturday
29 Jun 2024
AU$2,699
Thursday
27 Jun 2024
Saturday
06 Jul 2024
AU$2,699
Thursday
11 Jul 2024
Saturday
20 Jul 2024
AU$2,699
Thursday
25 Jul 2024
Saturday
03 Aug 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
08 Aug 2024
Saturday
17 Aug 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
15 Aug 2024
Saturday
24 Aug 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
22 Aug 2024
Saturday
31 Aug 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
29 Aug 2024
Saturday
07 Sep 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
05 Sep 2024
Saturday
14 Sep 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
12 Sep 2024
Saturday
21 Sep 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
19 Sep 2024
Saturday
28 Sep 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
26 Sep 2024
Saturday
05 Oct 2024
AU$2,599
Thursday
10 Oct 2024
Saturday
19 Oct 2024
AU$2,599
Thursday
17 Oct 2024
Saturday
26 Oct 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
24 Oct 2024
Saturday
02 Nov 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
07 Nov 2024
Saturday
16 Nov 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
21 Nov 2024
Saturday
30 Nov 2024
AU$2,199
Thursday
05 Dec 2024
Saturday
14 Dec 2024
AU$2,999
Thursday
19 Dec 2024
Saturday
28 Dec 2024
AU$2,999
Thursday
09 Jan 2025
Saturday
18 Jan 2025
AU$2,999
Thursday
13 Feb 2025
Saturday
22 Feb 2025
AU$2,199
Thursday
27 Feb 2025
Saturday
08 Mar 2025
AU$2,199
Thursday
13 Mar 2025
Saturday
22 Mar 2025
AU$2,199
Thursday
27 Mar 2025
Saturday
05 Apr 2025
AU$2,199
Thursday
17 Apr 2025
Saturday
26 Apr 2025
AU$2,599
Thursday
01 May 2025
Saturday
10 May 2025
AU$2,599
Thursday
15 May 2025
Saturday
24 May 2025
AU$2,199
Sold Out
Thursday
29 May 2025
Saturday
07 Jun 2025
AU$2,199
Thursday
12 Jun 2025
Saturday
21 Jun 2025
AU$2,699
Sold Out
Thursday
26 Jun 2025
Saturday
05 Jul 2025
AU$2,699
Thursday
10 Jul 2025
Saturday
19 Jul 2025
AU$2,699
Thursday
24 Jul 2025
Saturday
02 Aug 2025
AU$2,699
Sold Out
Thursday
07 Aug 2025
Saturday
16 Aug 2025
AU$2,199
Thursday
21 Aug 2025
Saturday
30 Aug 2025
AU$2,199
Harvest season
Thursday
11 Sep 2025
Saturday
20 Sep 2025
AU$2,199
Sold Out
Thursday
25 Sep 2025
Saturday
04 Oct 2025
AU$2,699
Harvest season
Thursday
09 Oct 2025
Saturday
18 Oct 2025
AU$2,699
Sold Out
Thursday
23 Oct 2025
Saturday
01 Nov 2025
AU$2,199
Thursday
13 Nov 2025
Saturday
22 Nov 2025
AU$2,199
Thursday
27 Nov 2025
Saturday
06 Dec 2025
AU$2,199

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