Discover the most beautiful and important cities in Vietnam: Hanoi, Halong and Ho Chi Minh City. This tour takes you to enjoy the artistic and landscape wonders of this stunning part of Asia. Departing from Hanoi, the capital city of the country, you'll enjoy a 4-hour cruise during which you'll admire the wonderful limestone islets that characterize Halong Bay; then, you'll fly to Ho Chi Minh City, where you'll have the chance to follow the historic Vietnamese footprints of the 60s-70s as well as the busiest and commercial center of modern Vietnam.

Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Hanoi
  • End Ho Chi Minh City
  • Countries
    • Vietnam
  • City
    • Halong
    • Hanoi
    • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

  • 1
    Hanoi on arrival
    Day 1 Transfer by car

    Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel for a short rest. Check in hours: 14.00h.

    Later on the day, you will enjoy an orientation tour with highlight attractions: Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake (or Lake of the Restored Sword), walking tour to visit Hanoi Old Quarters then watch Water Puppet Show before dinner.

    Free at leisure in the evening.

    Meal(s) included: Welcome Dinner

    Visited places:
    • Hanoi
    • Halong
  • 2
    Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
    Day 2 Transfer by car

    After breakfast at the hotel, you'll depart for Ha Long Bay which is well-known for emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests, then enjoy a 4-hour trip on Ha Long Bay. During the cruise you'll stop on several islands to discover caves. 

    (Note: you'll share the boat with other tourists while our tour guide escorts you throughout). Seafood lunch on board. Return Hanoi in late afternoon.

    Overnight in Hanoi.

    Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Visited places:
    • Halong
    • Hanoi
  • 3
    Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City
    Day 3 Transfer by airplane

    After breakfast, your city tour of Hanoi starts. You'll admire the most important sights of the town, as Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum, House On Stilt, One pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature.

    Then, transfer to the airport and departure for Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, you'll enjoy an orientation tour around the city central area discovering: Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, Opera House, Ho Chi Minh Park and the City Hall.

    Dinner and overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

    Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Visited places:
    • Hanoi
    • Ho Chi Minh City
  • 4
    Cu Chi Tunnel - City Tour
    Day 4 Transfer by car

    Today you will have a chance to look back to Vietnam War in 1960s & 1970s in Cu Chi area. Cu Chi is famous for the tunnel system, which is the most complicated tunnel in the world and is over 200 km long. Visiting the tunnel for an hour you will see the private entrance of the tunnel, Commander Bunker, Fighting Bunker, Meeting Bunker and Health Care Bunker.

    We will get back to Ho Chi Minh City by lunch time then visit to the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace and Ben Thanh market.

    Meal(s) included: Breakfast

    Visited places:
    • Ho Chi Minh City
  • 5
    Ho Chi Minh City - Departure
    Day 5 Transfer by car

    Time at leisure until transfer to airport. End of services.

    Meal(s) included: Breakfast

    Visited places:
    • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Private transport
    • Italian speaking guide
    • Accommodation at the indicated hotels, or similar, based on Twin/Double/Triple sharing room with daily breakfast
    • Meals (Vietnamese menu) as stated
    • Admission fees
    • Boat cruises
    • Drinking bottle/person daily
    Price does not include
    • International and domestic air tickets
    • Visa entry to Vietnam
    • Other language speaking guide
    • Drinks and personal expenses
    • Tips for tour guides and drivers: $US 3/passenger/day