This 1-week tour itinerary let us witness Vietnam's most stunning landscapes, ancient history, colorful minority cultures, friendly people and interesting metropolises. It takes us from stately Hanoi, the world heritage site of Halong Bay to the cosmopolitan metropolis Ho Chi Minh City, the ethnic minority people in Sa Pa, and the cultural city of Hue, the charming Hoi An town and the water way of the Mekong Delta.
 

Tour Code: VTP 02
Duration: 7 Days/ 6 Days
Date: No fixed dates
Starts/ Ends: Ho Chi Minh City City/ Hanoi
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Hue – Hanoi – Halong Bay
Tour Categories: Vietnam Classic Tours
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us what you wish to do in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARYVietnam Super Quick Tour - 7 Days

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 3: Mekong Delta – Cai Be Floating Market – Fly to Danang transfer to Hoi An
Day 4: Hoi An Tour
Day 5: Hoi An- Danang – Fly to Hanoi
Day 6: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Day 7: Hanoi Departure

Special Experiences of Vietnam Tour in 1 Week

  • Experience the interesting of the colonial city of Hanoi with a water puppet show and cyclo tour
  • Sa Pa scenery and hill tribes experiences (Homestay for 3-star hotel category)
  • Junk Cruise and overnight on Halong Bay for spectacular landscapes and caves visiting and other activities
  • Overnight soft sleeper train Hanoi – Sapa, Hanoi – Hue
  • Boat trip on Perfume River in Hue, visit Hue Purple Forbidden city
  • Walking tour in the charming town of Hoi An
  • War historical Places and China town in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Cu Chi tunnel experiences and Visit Cao Dai Holly See
  • Local Homestay (for 3-star accommodations) & Boat trip in Mekong visit floating market, orchard gardens…
 
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Day 1: Saigon Arrival (D)

Upon arrival in Saigon, we will be met at the airport, transfer to hotel. Check-in and relax. Tonight we have dinner in a fine restaurant in Saigon.

Day 2: Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)

After breakfast, we depart our hotel for the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam. After that, we will visit the War Remnant Museum, where we can see countless artifacts, photographs, and pictures documenting the second Indochina war. Before our lunch, we stop at Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office.

saigon Reunification Palace vietnam tour in 7 days

In the afternoon we will depart Saigon for visiting the legendary Cu Chi tunnels, which played a very important role in the Vietnam War in the south. Overnight in Saigon

Day 3: Mekong Delta – Cai Be Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh Fly to Danang (B, L)

Today we will visit the Mekong Delta, one of the most outstanding highlights in Vietnam with the beauty of water river, especially the floating markets considered as the soul of southern Vietnam. At 08:00 am, we transfer to Cai Be for our visit to the floating market and island. The program will start with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables.

cai be floating market mekong delta vietnam

Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where we can see how rice paste, coconut candy, and pop-rice, pop-corn is made. The rowing boat will take us deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and enjoy a peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish…

mekong delta cycling tour

Lunch will be served at a local house. After lunch, we can walk around and then we will enjoy some kinds of fruits when listening to traditional music. One more thing to do on this trip is biking! It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta. The cruise will end at Vinh Long city where we take our own vehicle back to Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh City airport) to take our short domestic flight to Danang. After 1 hour flight, we will be welcome by our local tour guide at Danang airport then transfer to Hoi An. Checking in hotel and overnight in Hoi An.

Day 4: Hoi An Sightseeing Tour (B)

Today, we have a morning walking tour in Hoi An town – one of the World Culture Heritages of Vietnam. As a unique destination of central Vietnam, Hoi An own the ancient and romantic beauty.

hoi an ancient town 7-day vietnam tour

This quaint riverside town still boasts a wealth of century’s old traditional architecture. The influences of several Asian cultures can be seen in old houses and waterside buildings. It is also famous as a place to be instantly created inexpensive tailored outfits. Free at leisure in the afternoon.

Day 5: Hoi An transfer to Danang – Fly to Hanoi (B, L)

After breakfast, we depart Hoi An for Danang airport to take our short flight to Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam. We will be welcome upon arrival by local tour guide and driver in Hanoi, we then transfer to the city center to visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam; Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority people.

the presidental palace hanoi

After the museum, we transfer to a local restaurant for our lunch before checking in the hotel at midday. In the afternoon, we visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hours to visit: outside Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and One-pillar pagoda. Keep going to see the Temple of Literature originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education.

enjoy water puppet show in hanoi

In the rest of the day, we take one-hour cyclo around the Old Quarter, known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Before we go back to the hotel, we will have a chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show to hear to know Vietnamese traditional instruments and singing from the live musicians who play throughout the show. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 6: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L)

Today we will visit Halong Bay, recognized as the World Natural wonder is one of the most beautiful sites in Vietnam. We are met at the lobby of hotel by our tour guide & driver at 08:00 AM for a transfer to Halong Bay. After more than 3 hours driving including a stop-over in Hai Duong city, we arrive in Halong Bay at around 11:30. We move from our car to our private boat. Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch onboard your traditional junk while cruising leisurely through the natural wonders of Halong Bay, passing the most beautiful spots in the Bay.

halong bay vietnam super quick tour in 7 days

Discover the amazing stalactites in Dau Go (Wooden Stakes) Grotto and Thien Cung (Heaven Palace) Grotto with their fantastic history. The afternoon cruise is highly recommended for those who want to discover Halong Bay within a limited timeframe. We then go back to the dock by another way at around 16:00 and we are picked up by our vehicle & will return to Hanoi in the evening at around 19:00 – 19:30 with drop back at the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 7: Hanoi Departure (B)

Today we are free at our leisure in Hanoi, then transfer to Hanoi airport for your departure flight. The best Vietnam Tour 7 days concludes.

About Price

Since this is a private tour, the price is per person and based on two people sharing one room. For single traveler please kindly add the single supplement price.
If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give us as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s Included?

  • Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Vietnam by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above). Your comfort is our priority!
  • Guide: As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available. (Other languages upon request)
  • Accommodation upon your request (Recommendations available)
  • All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily Western or Vietnamese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary. If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of Western and Vietnamese breakfasts is supplied, however, there may be occasions when only a Vietnamese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  • Private junk boat in Halong Bay; private boat in Perfume River
  • Transportation:
  • Hanoi To Hue; Danang To Ho Chi Minh city: Transfer via Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
  • Airport Tax and Fuel Fee
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes:
  • Luggage Transfers: Between airports and hotels.
  • Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

What’s Excluded?

  • Excess Baggage Charges. Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.

Meals

If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better. If you are a food lover, Viet Vision Travel can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.

Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

Breakfast -Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Breakfast selections include both Vietnamese and Western dishes to meet every diner’s taste.

Lunch – Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Vietnamese dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners’ tastes. At some of the meals, one complimentary soft drink is served.

Dinner – Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese food, Viet Vision Travel suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the area.

Recommended Accommodation List:

Location

Accommodation

Ho Chi Minh CitySapphire Hotel (3*Hotel)
HueGreen Hue Hotel (4*Hotel)
HanoiMaison D’Hanoi Hanova Hotel (3*Hotel)
 
 

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