Discover the Gems of Vietnam with a 14-Day Grand Tour

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Ha Noi Capital

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Ho Chi Minh

Trip Overview

Embark on a remarkable 14-day Vietnam Grand Tour and uncover the gems of North to South Vietnam. From the breathtaking landscapes of Halong Bay to the captivating allure of Hoi An. In Hue, delve into the imperial past and discover its majestic palaces and pagodas. The dynamic streets of Ho Chi Minh City, and the idyllic countryside of the Mekong Delta, this tour offer a truly immersive experience of Vietnam’s classic destinations.

Highlights

  • Explore 1000 years of glorious history in Hanoi city tour
  • Cruising through the emerald waters of Halong Bay
  • Kayaking amidst towering karst formations
  • Exploring the ancient Imperial City of Huế
  • Discovering the royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty
  • Indulging in a cooking class to master Vietnamese cuisine
  • Snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters of Nha Trang Bay
  • Visiting the historic Cu Chi Tunnels and learning about Vietnam War history
  • Cruising along the Mekong Delta and experiencing rural life along the river

Itinerary

Even though a small country, Vietnam has a lot of interesting things that tourists can’t just explore in 1 or 2 days. Each region of Vietnam possesses many tourist destinations that only a 2-week Vietnam tour can give you a wonderful and complete trip. So, today, let’s check out the highlights of our Vietnam 2-week itinerary to find out why this tour can be so attractive to tourists like that!

Day 1: Ha Noi Arrival- Airport Transfer- Check In Hotel In Hanoi (N/A)

Upon arrival, you will be met outside the baggage claim area by your friendly driver who will escort you to a waiting vehicle for your transfer to downtown with a brief introduction en route. 

Your guide will be holding a welcome signboard with the Sun Getaways Travel Logo & your name. We’ll get you to your hotel and see that you’re comfortable, plus we’ll give you an introduction to the city at the same time. Then the rest of the day is yours to settle in, relax, and explore the area.

Night 1: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi

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Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B/L)

After breakfast at your hotel, our driver and tour guide will come to pick you up at about 8:00 am for a city tour. You will visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (viewed from outside; closed Mon and Fri and from Oct-Nov), – the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho – and President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969. 

9.30: You’ll visit the One Pillar Pagoda, which is a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of a square lake. After that, you’ll have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of West Lake. From there, it’s onto the Temple of Literature, which was Vietnam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius. 

12.30: You have lunch at the restaurant in the Old Quarter. Afterward, you’ll visit Hoan Kiem Lake – the heart and soul of Hanoi.

Option 1: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

You’ll stop in at MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY. This superb museum showcases the depth of Vietnamese cultural diversity with an astounding collection of 15,000 artifacts gathered from throughout Vietnam. Maps, displays and dioramas are labelled in Vietnamese, French and English.

Displays portray a typical village market, the making of comical hats and a Tay shamanic ceremony; videos show the real thing. You can also check out a traditional Black Thai house reconstructed in the museum. There’s also a centre for research and conservation where scientists from all over the world study traditional Vietnamese cultures

Option 2: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Depart for Bat Trang ceramic village which is about 20 km away from Ha Noi, this is a pottery village with a half-millenary historic development.

15.30 – 16.00: We will come back to your hotel. Free day for shopping or relaxing at your hotel. 

Night 2: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi

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Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)

Following breakfast at the hotel, Sun Getaways Travel will come to pick you up around 08h00 am with our shuttle bus to start the 3-hour-and-a-half drive to Halong Bay through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.

Arrive at Tuan Chau Island – Take a break and a Welcome drink at the Cruise Lounge.

Welcome drink – receive cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in. Start cruising and explore Halong Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. Enjoy a buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes served while cruising through the bay, passing the most beautiful and quiet areas, such as Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Soi Sim Beach, and Coconut Three Island.

Visiting the Tung Gau area is covered by leaping rocks and cultured pearl fishery. You can watch the process of the jewel, from culturing to harvesting and sculpting, Moreover, you have a chance to do kayaking based on your preference. Enjoy a busy space with a pearl maker, you can experience the completion of a pearl.

Visiting the beautiful Ti Top beach for swimming (if the weather permits), Ti Top Beach is especially famous for its fresh atmosphere, clean water, and smooth white sand that create a great ambiance for tourists to relax or passengers can take steps to reach on the top of  Ti Top beach to have a whole panorama view of Halong Bay. Back to the boat and free time while sailing to the Luon Bo area, and anchor overnight.

Attend the Cooking class on sundeck – How to make Vietnamese spring rolls – traditional Vietnamese food. Then enjoy Happy Hour (Buy one drink-get one free). It is time for relaxing. Watch the magnificent sunset over Halong Bay. 

Dinner – Deluxe Vietnamese BBQ Set Menu Dinner

Evening activities include Leisure time to enjoy a chat around the bar, watching movies and many sorts of Vietnam cultural films, relaxing and spending a romantic night on Pelican Halong Cruise’s music, playing cards, chess are available, reading magazines in the room and dining room. You may also try your luck at squid fishing & fishing from the boat. End of Program for Day One. 

Night 3: Overnight on Cruise

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Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Hue (B)

The day starts early onboard with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck. Tai chi also called Tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Coffee, tea and pastries for breakfast are served in the dining room with a morning view of the bay’s landscape.

Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes for cave visiting. Visit Sung Sot Cave, one of the most biggest cave in Halong Bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the boat by tender. Proper shoes are highly recommended.

Back to Cruise. Check out and have a buffet brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf. Relaxing on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery while approaching the wharf.

Disembark to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew.

Return to Hanoi by minivan. Stop over the middle to visit a traditional workshop and refreshment about 30 minutes. Arrive in Hanoi. Take a daily use room for relaxing and a quick shower.

Our driver will pick you up and transfer you to the airport by private car for a short flight to Hue. Meet your guide upon arrival and heading to your hotel.

Night 4: Overnight at hotel in Hue

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Day 5: Hue City Tour (B/L)

In the morning, arrive in Hue, the guide will pick you up and bring you breakfast, and then you’ll begin your day in Hue with a visit to the ruins of the Imperial Citadel, the capital of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. 

Then take a bicycle trip through the Old City to Tinh Tam Lake, the ancient gardens of the emperors. In the afternoon you can head to the Mu Pagoda, overlooking the emerald Perfume River. 

Your last stop will be to explore Khai Dinh’s Tomb, a traditional Vietnamese temple with a European touch, making it a particularly unique tomb among the ancestral ruins of ancient Hue. Then Free time for visiting the city. 

Night 5: Overnight in Hue

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Day 6: Hue - Danang - Hoian (B/L)

Breakfast at your hotel. Pick you up and transfer to Hoian. You can stop to visit Lang Co Beach. 

Drive through the Pass of Ocean Clouds for a stunning panoramic view of the mountains and sea. Arrive in Hoian, check-in and free time. 

Night 6: Overnight in Hoi An

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Day 7: Hoian Tour (B/L)

Breakfast will be served at the hotel and afterward, you’ll explore the enchanting time-capsule town of Old Hoi An on a walking tour with your guide. Hoi An was a major seaport in Asia and it resulted in a fusion of style and culture that has been perfectly preserved. 

Wander traditional Chinese shops, luxurious French homes, and an ancient Japanese bridge. The town is home to silk markets, Vietnamese food stalls, and talented street performers– all of which are sure to charm you. Then spend the afternoon further exploring the town on your own or head down to the beach to relax. 

Night 7: Overnight in hotel in Hoi An.

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Day 8: Danang – Hoian – Nha Trang (B)

Breakfast at your hotel, free time until transfer to Danang airport for a flight to Nha Trang. Arrive in Nha Trang, pick you up and transfer you to hotel. Free time.

Night 8: Overnight in hotel in Nha Trang

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Day 9: Nha Trang Cruise Tour (B/L)

Start from your hotel to Cau Da port. Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island is the first place to visit, many sea species of Nha Trang/Khanh Hoa province make a small ocean world there. Mun Island is the best island for snorkeling where you can see lots of lives colorful corals and fish. 

You will also be able to see caves in which the sea swallows make their nest. Then relaxing, swimming & doing water sports or other activities at Mot Island, Tranh Beach Island or on a small island called “Mini beach”. Taking a fresh lunch at the island. On the way back you will visit a fishing village before going to the shore. Relax yourself at Thap Ba Mud Spa after the trip.

Night 9: Overnight in hotel in Nha Trang

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Day 10: Nha Trang Freetime (B)

You have the day in Nha Trang to spend as you choose – you can head to the beach for a day by the sea or take part in water sports, go to the spa and mud baths, or explore the markets.

Night 10: Overnight in hotel in Nha Trang

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Day 11: Nha Trang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh (B)

We’ll pick you up after breakfast and take you to the airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. After you arrive we’ll get you to your hotel and then you can spend the evening exploring the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh.

Ho Chi Minh has many great restaurants with French, Vietnamese and international cuisines available. Ask your guide for personal recommendations.

Ho Chi Minh is a city that never sleeps and offers a plethora of great restaurants and bars catering to all tastes, from street food vendors to the rooftop bar at the Rex Hotel, where international correspondents covered the Vietnam War and where the U.S. military attaché’s press briefing was held daily and dubbed the “Five O’clock Follies”. Whatever your interests, be sure to ask your guide for personal recommendations. 

Night 11: Overnight hotel in Ho Chi Minh

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Day 12: Join group - Cu Chi Tunnel (B/L)

Breakfast at your hotel, transfer for visiting Cu Chi Tunnels. After lunch in Cu Chi, the driver back to Ho Chi Minh City. This afternoon, depending on your preference, visit either the War Remnants Museum or History Museum, and the former Presidential Palace. Finish the day with a stroll around the city’s colonial architecture, including the Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall

Night 12: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

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Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta - My Tho (B/L)

Breakfast at your hotel. The guide will pick you up and transfer you to Ben Tre.  Arrive at Ham Luong dock, you will take a boat and then cruise along Ham Luong River, a tributary to the Mekong River. The cool breeze from the river and lush tropical islands along its banks will immediately get you excited to explore all the great things ahead.

Breakfast at your hotel. The guide will pick you up and transfer you to Ben Tre.  Arrive at Ham Luong dock, you will take a boat and then cruise along Ham Luong River, a tributary to the Mekong River. The cool breeze from the river and lush tropical islands along its banks will immediately get you excited to explore all the great things ahead.

Arrive and visit various local workplaces to find many wonderful examples of how local people use ageless techniques to create their crafts, including activated charcoal, dried coconut, handy coconut husk brooms, and many family businesses using coir, or coconut fiber, to create amazing art. Cruise around the village roads by “Xe Lôi”, the local vehicle, which is a kind of motorized rickshaw. Kayak through the natural canals to get a unique experience of the peaceful beauty of the Mekong River as well as the rural life there. Having lunch at a local host house.

After lunch, you will have some time to relax. Then take a car back to Ho Chi Minh City

Night 13: Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh

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Day 14: Ho Chi Minh Departure - Airport Transfer - Trip Ends (B)

Your time will be your own until your private car and driver arrive to take you to the airport for your flight to your next destination. 

Note: Check-in time- 2.00 pm and check-out time- 12.00 pm

Finish an unforgettable Vietnam Tour with Sun Getaways Travel. Goodbye & see you the next time!

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Destination 3 Stars 4 Stars 5 Stars
Ha Noi Anise Hotel Tirant hotel Apricot hotel
Ha Long BayRosa Boutic cruise Pelican cruise Azalea cruise
HueAlba Spa Hotel Moonlight Hue Hotel Indochine Palace Hotel
Hoi AnTTC Premium hotel Belle Maison Hadana Resort Palm Garden Resort
Nha TrangStarlet HotelMichelia HotelSunrise Nha Trang
Ho Chi MinhSanouva hotel Edenstar Saigon hotel Renaissance Riverside Hotel

Cancellation by customer

  • Cancellation received before 20 days: FREE of charge (except flight and train ticket)
  • Cancellation received before 10 days to 19 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
  • Cancellation received before 4 days to 9 days prior arrival date: 75% of total rate
  • Cancellation received before 4 days prior arrival date or no show: 100% of total rate

Note: Flight and train ticket are not refundable

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • Under 04 years old: Pay only flight & train ticket (sharing bed & food with parent) (
  • 05 – 08 years old: 50% adult rate (sharing bed with parent)
  • 09 – 11 years old: 75% adult rate (sharing bed with parent)
  • From 11 years old: 100% adult rate with extra bed

Travel with Sun Getaways Travel, you can easy to:

  •         Extend and adjust your trip in a convert way.
  •         Extend their stay to other places around Vietnam.
  •         Upgrade to 4 or 5 stars accommodation
  •         Upgrade to small group or private tours

 IMPORTANT:

Accommodation is subject to availability and may be substituted for a hotel of a similar or higher standard without notice.

Wheelchair-accessible staterooms are available on request and subject to availability. Surcharges may apply.

Price Includes

  • Hotel accommodation in shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast.
  • Domestic flight: Hanoi – Hue, Danang – Nha Trang, Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City
  • Cruise in Halong Bay
  • English speaking local guide
  • Tours and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Meal as mentioned: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • Tax and service charge

Price Excludes

  • International air ticket
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotel
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for tour guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Vietnam Visa fee
Price from us $1444
us $1155 /person
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