9-Day Custom Dream Adventure in Vietnam

Embrace the Extraordinary: Sky-High Halong Views, Historic Hues of Hoi An, and Intimate Cultural Encounters Across Vietnam
Number of days: 9Ds/8Ns
Key locations: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)
Summary

Our 9-day journey across Vietnam is expertly curated to ensure personalized exploration, from dining with local families in Hanoi to flying through the skies over Halong Bay’s limestone karsts, whizzing around Hoi An in a bike and sidecar, and discovering the rich history of Ho Chi Minh City through the eyes of a wartime photographer. Our tailored tours showcases why we’re experts in tailormade travel.

Highlights 
  • Explore the countryside of Hoi An with a bike and sidecar ride.
  • Take a scenic flight over the captivating landscapes of Halong Bay.
  • Engage with a local storyteller, delving into the rich history of Vietnamese coffee culture.
  • Enjoy an authentic dining experience at the home of a local Vietnamese family.

Why choose this tour

✔ An enriching journey through Vietnam, blending cultural immersion with unique culinary experiences.

✔ From intimate dinners with traditional Hanoian families to exploring UNESCO World Heritage Site – Halong Bay by air and sea, the itinerary promises unforgettable moments.

✔ Enjoy the charm of Hoi An, with tailor shop visits, countryside bike rides, and wartime tunnel explorations.

✔ Dive into the vibrancy of Ho Chi Minh City, exploring local markets, sampling coffee, and gaining insights from wartime photographers.

✔ This tour offers a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural discovery across diverse regions of Vietnam.

What is included in the price?

💁 Local Guide

🍜Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners

🚍 Transport by private air-conditioned Car or Minibus.

🛫 Airport Transfers

✈️ Internal Flights

🏬 Hotel Porterage

⭐ Stay in 4* and 5* Accommodation

Comprehensive package of excursions

HA NOI

🧡 Dine at a Hanoian family home. 

🧡 Hanoi City tour with entrance tickets to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, ethnology museum.  

HA NOI

🧡 Dine at a Hanoian family home. 

🧡 Hanoi City tour with entrance tickets to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, ethnology museum.  

HALONG BAY

🧡 Experience the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay with an overnight excursion aboard the luxurious Emeraude Cruise.

🧡 For a bird’s eye view of this natural wonder, embark on a Hai Au Aviation scenic flight over Halong Bay.

HALONG BAY

🧡 Experience the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay with an overnight excursion aboard the luxurious Emeraude Cruise.

🧡 For a bird’s eye view of this natural wonder, embark on a Hai Au Aviation scenic flight over Halong Bay.

QUANG NAM - HOI AN

🧡 Ocean View Dining at Victoria Hoi An Hotel.

🧡 City Tour of Hoi An with entrance fee to the old town included. 

🧡 Bike – sidecar experience from Victoria Hoi An to Tra Que vegetable village. 

🧡 Cooking class in Hoi An. 

🧡 Visit the war tunnels of Ky Anh and meet a local veteran who will share his story. 

🧡 Rum Distillery tour. 

QUANG NAM - HOI AN

🧡 Ocean View Dining at Victoria Hoi An Hotel.

🧡 City Tour of Hoi An with entrance fee to the old town included. 

🧡 Bike – sidecar experience from Victoria Hoi An to Tra Que vegetable village. 

🧡 Cooking class in Hoi An. 

🧡 Visit the war tunnels of Ky Anh and meet a local veteran who will share his story. 

🧡 Rum Distillery tour. 

HO CHI MINH CITY

🧡 City tour of Ho Chi Minh City with entrance to the War Remnants Museum and meet a wartime photographer.  

🧡 Ho Chi Minh City Tour with entrance to War Remnants Museum. 

HO CHI MINH CITY

🧡 City tour of Ho Chi Minh City with entrance to the War Remnants Museum and meet a wartime photographer.  

🧡 Ho Chi Minh City Tour with entrance to War Remnants Museum. 

Tour Plan

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

After your arrival transfer enjoy a unique dining experience. Meet a traditional Hanoian family spanning four generations and savour authentic Vietnamese home cooking while gaining insights into family life in Hanoi.  

Day 2: Hanoi Full Day City Tour

Go on a full-day exploration of Hanoi's cultural treasures. Begin at the HCM Complex and Temple of Literature, delving into Vietnam's history. Enjoy a local lunch, then meet our local legend who will share the story of a famous local drink: egg coffee. Wander through the Old Quarter and around Hoan Kiem Lake, immersing yourself in the city's charm. Conclude with a visit to the Ethnology Museum, gaining insights into Vietnam's diverse cultural heritage. 

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay

Embark on an unforgettable overnight journey to Halong Bay. Begin with a thrilling scenic flight by Hai Au Aviation, offering breathtaking aerial views of the iconic limestone karsts. Then, board your cruise ship and set sail through the emerald waters of Halong Bay, where stunning landscapes and serene waters await. It's a voyage that promises to leave you spellbound by the natural beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Hoi An

Wake up to the tranquil beauty of Halong Bay as your cruise continues, offering serene moments amidst the breathtaking limestone karsts. Afterwards, bid farewell to the bay and transfer to Hanoi for your flight to Hoi An. 
 
Upon arrival, be greeted by the soothing ocean views at Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort, where you'll indulge in a delightful dining experience, promising relaxation and rejuvenation by the sea. 

Day 5: Hoi An Full Day Tour

Explore Hoi An Old Town and its highlights, including a visit to a tailor shop where you can discover the artistry of Vietnamese tailoring. 
 
After lunch, embark on a unique 1-hour bike and sidecar ride through the city's beautiful countryside, soaking up the sights and sounds. Conclude your journey at Tra Que Vegetable Village, where you'll partake in a hands-on cooking class, using fresh ingredients harvested from the local gardens.  

Day 6: Hoi An - Half-day Excursion to Ky Anh Tunnels

Today, enjoy a half-day excursion to the local wartime tunnels of Ky Anh, where you'll meet a war veteran and gain insights into Vietnam's history. Then, head to a beachfront distillery to sample local rums, blending history with a taste of the region's flavours. 
 
The afternoon is at leisure.  

Day 7: Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City

Indulge in a leisurely morning in Hoi An, with the option to relax by the pool or treat yourself to a spa experience. Later, fly to Ho Chi Minh City, where an optional street food tour by Vespa awaits, offering a thrilling exploration of the city's culinary delights on two wheels. 

Day 8: Full Day Tour of Ho Chi Minh City

Head on a full-day tour of Ho Chi Minh City, beginning with a visit to a bustling local flower market and sampling traditional Vietnamese coffee. Explore the vibrant Cholon district and visit a temple adorned with 10,000 Buddha statues. 
 
After lunch, continue your exploration with visits to iconic landmarks such as Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, and the War Remnants Museum. Here, you'll have the unique opportunity to meet with one of the photographers from wartime, gaining firsthand insights into Vietnam's history through their lens. 

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City Departure

After breakfast, we will transfer to the airport.  

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