Beyond Saigon and Hanoi

Saigon (HCMC) to Hanoi
This Vietnam package tour will be a perfect choice for those passengers having limited time and budgets while still ensure the visits to all best parts of Vietnam. Even with slightly more than one week, we will not let you miss fantastic cruise in Halong bay, Hanoi city tour, Nha Trang, and bustling Saigon.
Depart at: Sai gon (Ho Chi Minh city)
Finish at: Ha noi
Tour destinations: Sai gon - My tho (Mekong) - Nha Trang city & beach - Ha noi - Ha Long - Hanoi


Day 01: Saigon arrival (D)
Day 02: Mekong delta tours (B)
Day 03: Saigon - fly to Nha Trang (B)
Day 04: Nha trang half day city tour (B)
Day 05: Nha trang - fly to Hanoi tour (B)
Day 06: Hanoi – Halong O/N cruise (B/L/D)
Day 07: Halong - Hanoi (Brunch)
Day 08: Hanoi Departure (B)

Day 01: Saigon arrival

Xin Chao! Welcome to Vietnam! 
On arrival in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), HIT Vietnam Tours' local guide meet you at the airport. Our guide will brief about our tour and an introduction about Vietnam on the way transferring to your central city hotel. After freshening up you are taken on an orientation of this vibrant city on foot.
Depending on your time, we would like to invite you for a welcome dinner for your very first taste of Vietnamese food. Back to hotel and relax. Overnight in Saigon this night.
Meal included: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 02: Impression of Mekong Delta 

A tour to South Vietnam can never be completed without a short trip to Mekong Delta. And today, we take you to discover the biggest rice bowl of Vietnam with a short drive to Southward. Then we will transfer into a small boat, the most popular transportation of locals here and this is the best way to access to small canals, garden houses, orchards which are all located along streams. We will stop and visit a local house to have chat-chit with warm hosts and free to taste the freshest fruits picked right from their trees. Before back to Saigon, an easy bike is set up for your fun experience while getting quiet, peaceful surrounding villages.
Lunch at a local house then we drive back to Saigon in the afternoon. This is free time for your own schedule while we suggest you should do shopping at Ben Thanh market where you may meet a thousand type of fruits again which are collected from those orchards we had visited now ready for trading. Overnight in Saigon.
Meal included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 03: Saigon city tour – fly to Nha trang 

This morning, we spend some time for historical sites in town with Reunification Palace - the symbol of our country reunification and independence, War Remnant Museum, where displays the evidence of the Vietnamese wartime. You may want to travel nearby for some colonial buildings such as North Dame Cathedral and Post office before going back to the hotel and pack your things back.
After enjoying your own lunch, we transfer to airport for short flight to the most beautiful beach of Vietnam, Nha trang. Checking in your hotel and heading out to the sunshine beach with white sand and silver waves. Order a cocktail or coconut, lying on the beach and here you a tropical paradise!
Meal included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Nha

Day 04: Nha trang half city tour 

Nha trang is a city favored by nature. But its history and culture can amaze any traveler because this area once was the center of Khmer people who built a huge kingdom with unique architecture masterpieces that have been standing till today.
You will be taken by our guide to the most typical works of Khmer Kingdom including Ponagar Temple built in the 8th century and Chong Promontory (two big rocks called husband & wife rock). We end up the day at Dam Market for seafood shopping. 
Meal included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 05: Nha trang - fly to Hanoi

Get ready for a 2.5 hours flight to Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam with 1000 years old. The transfer from the airport takes you about 45 minutes followed by an introductory tour visiting the best highlights of the city.
We commence with Tran Quoc pagoda, the most important pagoda of Hanoi with the name meaning "Protecting our Nation". Then we travel to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex and Temple of Literature with few minutes drive away. Our day is closed with a visit to the symbol of Hanoi - Sword Lake and the unique water puppet performance of the world at a lakeside theater. Overnight in Hanoi.
Meal included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Day 06: Hanoi – Halong overnight cruise 

Halong bay is definitely a must for all travelers to Vietnam. We won’t let you miss this site even in such short Vietnam tour. After breakfast transfer to Halong City in a 3.5-hour drive. We arrive the harbor city around lunch time and board on the overnight Halong junk for checking in. You will be served with delicious, fine lunch while the crew sends the warmest welcome and the cruise sets sails into the bay. Your visit today is Halong grotto, a floating village or maybe a swimming at a small but lovely beach on the bay. The best highlight of the first day can be moments of the sunset while you are leisurely lying on the sundeck. Overnight onboard.
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Private cabin on overnight cruise

Day 07: Halong - Hanoi

Enjoy an onboard brunch whilst continuing to cruise Halong Bay before disembarking and driving back to Hanoi. On the way back to Hanoi, we stop en-rout for a visit to But thap Pagoda with very special architecture and some understandings on the role of Buddhism in Vietnamese daily live. 
You arrive in the center around afternoon. Free time for the remaining day while we suggest you should take a cyclo tour to get around city and taste street food with Pho (noodle with beef), mixed fruits, pillow cakes, donuts, Vietnamese style sandwiches and strong taste of Vietnamese coffee. Overnight in Hanoi
Meal included: Brunch
Accommodation: Hotel in  Hanoi

Day 08: Hanoi Departure 

Our tour guide and driver are at your disposal. We leave this last time for your own schedule to get Vietnam image and memories in your very own way. We just remind you to check the time of your flights and our guide will attend for transferring you to the airport. Get ready for the onward flight to connect with your next tours in Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia with us or back to your home country.
End of the tour "Beyond Saigon and Hanoi ".
Meal included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Not available

HIT Vietnam wishes you very enjoyable memories with our Vietnam Classic Tours!

Why this Tour?

  • Unique lifestyle in Mekong Delta
  • Visit a typical floating market
  • Relaxing at the most wonderful beach of Vietnam, Nha Trang
  • Stunning overnight cruise in Halong bay
  • Quick views of Sai gon and Hanoi

Rate Valid Dec 2017
(5% OFF in May-Sep)

Group 1 person: US$ 1300 pp
Group 2 persons: US$ 810 pp
Group 3-4 persons: US$ 770 pp
Group 5-6 persons: US$ 655 pp
Single Supplement: US$ 170
Note: PP = per person.
Based on 3-star room standards
(Request room upgrade)

What is Included

  • Visa Approval Letter
  • Twin/double sharing at 3-star room standards
  • Domestic flights
  • Private car A/C transfer
  • Private English speaking guide (on spot)
  • Private cabin in Halong cruise.
  • 4 soft-berth sharing cabin on night train
  • Boat trip as mentioned
  • Daily breakfast & meals as mentioned
  • All entrance fees.
  • Bottled waters in touring days
  • Service charges & taxes (what this?)

What is NOT Included

  • International flights in/ out Vietnam
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Others not mentioned

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