Essential Vietnam Vacation

9 Days | Vietnam


Ben Tre, Saigon, Cai Be, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay

Vietnam is perfectly suited for your vacation. Take a journey together from a dynamic Saigon to Mekong Delta, historic Hue, Hoi An ancient town, the colonial capital Hanoi and Halong Bay, the Natural World Wonders site. On our Essential Vietnam Vacation, you are certain to be entertained by the people, history, color and culture. This vacation is one of the best Vietnam Vacations. Come to travel with Far East Vacation to discover our beautiful country.


  • See the busy hustle and bustle of Saigon.
  • Take a peaceful boat trip on Mekong River and experience the rural, riverbank life of the locals.
  • Enjoy delicious meals from South to Central and North Vietnam.
  • Uncover lantern-lit streets and age-old architecture in majestic Hoi An.
  • Discover Hue Imperial.
  • Absorb the French charm of Hanoi.
  • Bask in the beauty of Halong Bay’s emerald watersy.


Day 1: Saigon Arrival

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh city (the fomerly Saigon), Vietnam!
Warmest welcome at Saigon Intel’ airport and your Far East Vacation;s tour guide and driver will meet and transfer to your hotel. With the entire day at leisure, take some time to recover from jet lag or explore the city on your own.

Meal: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 2: Saigon City tour

Today, spend full day visiting the dynamic city of Saigon with its highlights such as Cho Lon, Thien Hau pagoda, one of the oldest pagodas of the Chinese in the area and colourful Ben Than Market, Notre Dame Cathedral. Stop at the former Presidential Palace before continuing to visit the War Remnants Museum.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 3: Saigon – Mekong Delta (Ben Tre) – Saigon

After breakfast, we meet you at the hotel and drive from Saigon to Ben Tre. On arrival discover the cottage industries before take a boat along the Mekong River and its tributaries. Lunch will be in a local house set amongst fruit orchards and bonsai trees. In the late afternoon, we will return to Saigon. Spend your time and overnight at hotel in Saigon.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 4: Saigon – Flight to Danang - Hoi An

Enjoy your breakfast and then you will take a morning flight to Danang. On arrival, your driver and tour guide will take you to your hotel. Spend your rest of your day in Hoi An for relaxation or strolling around the ancient town.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.

Day 5: Hoi An

Explore Hoi An on foot, visiting an old merchant’s home, the Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An Market and a local Chinese temple. Enjoy the afternoon free at your leisure to wander through the town or relax at one of the many cafés along the picturesque Thu Bon River.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.

Day 6: Hoi An via Danang – Flight to Hanoi

After breakfast, you are free time until we transfer to Danang Airport for flight to Hanoi. On arrival, visit the the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam. Afterward, take a cyclo tour around the Old Quarter of Hanoi to observe the daily of locals. Complete the day by enjoying a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 7: Hanoi – Halong Bay

Travel to Halong Bay and take a boat trip to explore one of the World’s great natural wonders cruising the thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. Visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs. A seafood lunch and dinner will be served on board the charming junk. Stay overnight on board.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight on board. cruise

Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi

Enjoy the aquamarine waters of the bay at its best as the junk continues to cruise quietly through spectacular limestone formations. Disembark from the junk at noon and return to Hanoi. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure or join an optional “food tour” to sample tasty local delicacies.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 9: Hanoi Departure

Today, you are transferred to airport via your schedule flight and farewell to Vietnam. End your trip organized by Far East Vacation.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.


  • Accommodation in shared twin/double room
  • 01 night on Halong Bay cruise.
  • 01 private Mekong Delta cruise.
  • Breakfasts & all meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • English-Speaking tour guide.
  • Private transportations with air-conditioning.
  • Vietnam Visa Approval letter.
  • Entrance fees for sighteeing.
  • Gifts.
  • 02 internal flights from Saigon – Danang, Danang – Hanoi.
  • Cellphone for use during your trip.
  • International flights with departure airport taxes.
  • Travel Insuarance.
  • Vietnam Visa Stamp fee (US$ 45 per person for landing service).
  • Surcharge for compulsory Gala Dinner during festive seasons (Christmas, New Year,…).
  • Peak seasons surcharge which will be advised at time of booking.
  • Beverage in meals and personal fees which do not include in the itinerary (laundry, international/domestic telephone call).
  • Tipping for driver and toru guide.
  • Extra costs or missing tour caused by flight depay or cancel.
  • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change.


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