12 Days Vietnam From North To South With Hue


Ha Noi Capital


+5 Destinations


Ho Chi Minh

Trip overview

Embark on an extraordinary 12-days journey through Vietnam from North to South. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture of this enchanting country. Begin in Hanoi, where you’ll wander the bustling streets and soak up the city’s unique atmosphere. Marvel at the awe-inspiring limestone karsts of Halong Bay and cruise along its turquoise waters. Explore the ancient town of Hoi An, renowned for its well-preserved architecture and colorful lanterns. In Hue, delve into the imperial past and discover its majestic palaces and pagodas.

Continue your adventure to Ho Chi Minh City, the bustling metropolis known for its dynamic energy and historic landmarks. Finally, venture into the Mekong Delta, a labyrinth of waterways and lush landscapes, where you’ll witness the local way of life and explore its floating markets.

With carefully selected accommodations, expert guides, and seamless transportation, this 12-days journey offers a comprehensive exploration of Vietnam’s highlights. Immerse yourself in the diverse landscapes, indulge in mouthwatering cuisine, and create unforgettable memories as you discover the essence of Vietnam. Don’t miss out on this incredible adventure—book your trip today and embark on the journey of a lifetime.


  • Hotel accommodation in city center with daily breakfast
  • Arrival in Hanoi with free time in Hanoi
  • Exploring the ancient capital of Hoa Lu and sampan boat along the serene Trang An Landscape
  • Overnight cruising through the emerald waters of Halong Bay with Kayaking
  • 1 domestic flights Vietnam airline – Eco class included 23kg checked baggage each person
  • Experience on night train Hanoi – Da Nang
  • Indulging in a cooking class to master Vietnamese cuisine in Hoi an
  • Free time to explore Hue city by your own
  • Local boat along the Mekong Delta and experiencing rural life along the river


This tour package is one of the best seller packages of Halong Tours Booking. Doing the 12 Days tour covering all our highlights such as Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoa Lu and Trang An, Hoi An, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City, and Mekong Delta. Travelers will have a chance to enjoy and leisure during this tour. Hurry up!!!!

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

Upon arrival, you will be picked up and dropped off at hotel in Hanoi central. The rest of the day is spent at your leisure

Night 1: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi


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Day 2: Hanoi – Trang An – Hoa Lu (B/L) - Group tour

Have breakfast at hotel. Today you will join full day Hoa Lu – Trang An Tour

7h00-7h30: Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. We take you to Ninh Binh province which is far from Hanoi city about 120 km. The first destination in this trip is visit Hoa Lu ancient capital- the first capital of Vietnam. You are impressed on an outstanding architecture when entering temples of King Dinh and King Le, the first and second emperors of ancient Vietnam, built in the 17 century. Try to feel ancient atmospheres in Hoa Lu ancient capital. After Lunch you will Visit Trang An by 1,5 hour bamboo boat. During the boat trip, you will be surprised by the charming beauty here with paddy field, river, water, cloud, sky and stunning cave system. All make a masterpiece which Vietnamese people called “ Halong Bay on land “ Continue the tour with 45 minutes for cycling around the village to discover the life of local people. You get back Hanoi and free and easy in the evening.

Night 2: Overnight in hotel in Hanoi


Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D) - Group tour

Have breakfast at hotel.

7:45-8:15am: Our driver pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Cruise port.

12:00 – 12:30 Arriving Tuan Chau Marina. Welcome aboard the cruise. Meet the captain, crew and join us for welcome drink as we tell you about life onboard.

12:30: Check in your cabin. Time to refresh.

13:00: Served a delectable lunch while cruising ahead to Ha Long Bay

14:00: Explore the Surprising Cave – the most beautiful cave in Ha long Bay. It is one of the widest grottoes in Ha Long Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites.

15:30 visit the Titop Island – swimming Climbing up to the Top of the Island – take the best view of Halong Bay Continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.

18:00: Enjoy the Sunset Party on sundeck.

19:00 Dinner is served.

20:00 Socialize with other guests or just laze around

Please bring your passport and you can leave your big bags at the hotel

Night 3: Overnight on board


Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Overnight train to Da Nang (B/L) - Group tour

7:00 Have breakfast on board while the boat starts cruising to the Natural Preservation Zone.

8:00 Kayaking to explore around the area or visit a floating house and learn about the daily life of the local fishermen who live there.

9:00 We board the cruise again. Take time to refresh and relax before checking out. Bags can be left in luggage store.

10:00 Join in the Cooking Class, teaching you how to make our specifically (Spring rolls) before an early lunch is served.

11: 30 – 12:00 Disembark at the harbor, Tuan Chau Marina.

15:00 Arrival back at your hotel in Hanoi.

Free time until 18h30, transfer to train station for your night train to Da Nang. Overnight on train (shared cabin of 4 berths)

Night 4: Overnight on train


Day 5: Free and Easy time - Hoian (B)

Today, you will have the whole day to explore Hoi An town on your own.

Otherwise, you can contact Sun Getaways to book the optional tour with extra price as below:

Optional tour:

  • Full day to Ba Na hill and Golden Bridge: 75 USD per person
  • Half day to Traditional Handicraft Village: 45 USD per person

Night 5: Overnight in hotel in Hoi An

Day 6: Hoi An- Free And Easy (B)

Today, you will have the whole day to explore Hoi An town on your own.

Otherwise, you can contact Sun Getaways to book the optional tour with extra price as below:

Optional tour:

  • Half day to My Son: 40 USD per person
  • Half day to Farm and Fisher’s trip: 39 USD per person

Night 6: Overnight in hotel Hoi An

Day 7: Half day trip Cam Thanh village - Hoi An Cooking Class (B/L) - Group tour

Have breakfast at hotel

08:30 am: Local guide pick up at the hotel.

Go to market with our chef (about 30 minutes)

– We will have a chance to see and experience the noise as well as directly contact sellers. In addition to this, we will show the ingredients for use in our lesson.

09:15 am: – Transfer to Cam Thanh village by car or boat on the way, you can explore the beautiful views of the Vietnamese countryside, and see the water and coconut trees growing together.

– Enjoy your time with basket boat rowing through the coconut jungle forest

11:00 am: Enjoy a welcome drink and take a rest at our restaurant, then join the cooking class. Our chef will teach you how to cook some local food. After the lesson, enjoy what you have cooked.

12:20 pm: Return to your hotel.

Free time in Hoi An in afternoon

Night 7: Overnight in Hoi An


Day 8: Hoi An- Bus To Hue (B)

Today you have free and easy time to discovery Hoi An at your leisure time, go shopping. 

Then 8:00 Am, please take taxi to our bus stop to take the bus from Hoian to Hue. Arrival Hue check in Hotel in Hue

Night 8: Overnight in hotel in Hue


Day 9: Hue Free And Easy Optional Hue City Tour (B)

Today, you will free and easy to discover Hue city- The Kings of the Nguyen Dynasty built their feudal capital along Hue’s fertile riverbanks and atop its forested hills, but their imperial legacy is just one of many reasons to visit. Hue’s refined cuisine is the stuff of legend, and its leafy streets are lined with mossy pagodas, art déco mansions, and eye-popping markets

You can book an optional Hue City Tour with extra price 50 USD per person

Night 9: Overnight hotel in Hue

Day 10: Hue - Fly To Ho Chi Minh (B)

Enjoy breakfast at hotel. You will have some free time until our driver transfer to airport to take flight to HCM. Arrive in HCM and check in hotel.

Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam’s largest economic center and cultural capital, Ho Chi Minh City boasts soaring skyscrapers that tower over charming French colonial structures and traditional pagodas from Saigon’s yesteryear. Past the bustling streets and dizzying traffic.

if you arrive Ho Chi Minh early so you can have enough time to join Dinner cruise as an optional tour (Extra price 40 USD per person)

Night 10: Overnight hotel in Ho Chi Minh


Day 11: Mekong Delta (B/L) - Group tour

Have breakfast at hotel.

Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then  boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.

Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City

Night 11: Overnight hotel in Ho Chi Minh


Day 12: Ho Chi Minh Departure- Airport Transfer- Trip Ends (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel then free and easy. Wait until our driver pick up you to airport in Ho Chi Minh

Note: Check in time- 14.00pm and check out time- 12.00pm


Destination 3 Stars 4 Stars 5 Stars
Ha Noi Hotel de Rond Hotel MK Premier Boutique hotel Apricot hotel
Ha Long BayPhoenix cruise Verdure Lotus Cruise La Regina Legend cruise
Hue Jade Scene hotel Moonlight hue Indochine Palace
Hoi AnAman Boutique Hoi an La Charm Hoian hotel La Siesta Hoian Resort
Ho Chi MinhSanouva Saigon hotel Alagon Saigon hotel Saigon Majestic hotel

Cancellation by customer

  • Cancellation received before 50 days: FREE of charge (except flight and train ticket)
  • Cancellation received before 40 days to 49 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
  • Cancellation received before 20 days to 39 days prior arrival date: 75% of total rate
  • Cancellation received before 20 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 – 07 years old: 50% adult rate (sharing bed with parent)
  • 08 – 10 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 such as Nha Trang, Sapa, Da Lat, ect.
  • Upgrade to 4 or 5 stars accommodation
  • Upgrade to small group or private tours


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

  • 11 nights included 9 nights in hotel, 1 night on Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay cruise, 1 night on train
  • Overnight train ticket Hanoi - Da Nang ( shared cabin of 4 berths)
  • 01 domestic flight tickets Hue- Ho Chi Minh city with Vietnam airline - Eco class
  • Bus ticket Hoian - Hue
  • Airport transfer private car in Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue and Ho Chi Minh airport
  • English speaking guide and transfer on tours Ninh Binh, Halong, Mekong Delta
  • Meal as mentioned: B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • Tax and service charge

Price Excludes

  • International flights into and out Vietnam
  • 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


  • Single room supplement: 380 USD per person
  • Surcharge for 4 stars hotel: 146 USD per person
  • Surcharge for 5 stars hotel: 521 USD per person
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