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North & South of Vietnam with Da Lat – 8 Days

8 Days

Ho Chi Minh City (2N) → Da Lat (2N) → Hanoi (1N) → Halong (1N) → Hanoi (1N)

Trip Facts

Overview

6D | Private Departure | From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

Explore Vietnam in-depth with our 8-day / 7-night group tour. Perfectly balanced with adventure, relaxation, culture and nightlife. Visit buzzing Ho Chi Minh in the south, the highlands of Da Lat, the historic city of Hanoi and the stunning Halong Bay. Create unforgettable memories and make new friends on this amazing Vietnam tour. Vietnam is a beautiful country with so much to offer, and you can explore more options through our Vietnam tour packages.

Highlights

  • Gain insight into the life in the area in both past and present on a Cu Chi Tunnels half-day tour
  • Explore Ho Chi Minh City with French colonial buildings and a buzzing nightlife activities
  • Go on a relaxing Mekong Delta boat tour & ride a bike around the island
  • Admire a panoramic view of Da Lat and the highlands from the tallest peak in the city, Lang Biang Mountain

Itinerary

Xin Chao! Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, our driver will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Once checked in and settled, the rest of the morning is yours to explore this fascinating city and its bustling streets.

In the afternoon, we'll be traveling through the beautiful countryside before reaching the Cu Chi Tunnels, an important historical site where Vietnamese soldiers sought shelter during wartime. This remarkable network of tunnels stretches over 250km and was used by Vietnamese soldiers during the wars.

Included Activity
Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day Tour

This morning after an early breakfast, explore Vietnam's picturesque Mekong Delta on a day trip.

The Mekong Delta, located in southern Vietnam, is a stunning maze of rivers, islets, and small villages with rice paddies and fruit plantations. Head over to My Tho and see the peaceful Buddhist Vinh Trang Pagoda. Then, hop on a boat for a calm cruise along the river observing stilt houses, fruit plantations, and fishing villages.

Head over to Tortoise Islet for lunch before continuing on a boat to An Khanh in the beautiful green province of Ben Tre. Here, you will get to enjoy a light snack of seasonal fruit and aromatic honey tea to the sound of Vietnamese folk music. Stop by for another delicious surprise with a visit to a century-old coconut candy family business before heading back to Ho Chi Minh.

Included Activity
Full-Day Trip to Mekong Delta (pick up - 7:30 am | Drop - 5:00 pm)

Say goodbye to Ho Chi Minh City and fly to Da Lat, a mountainous town situated in the Central Highlands. Da Lat is known for its cool climate, picturesque landscapes, and colonial-era architecture.

Upon landing at Da Lat Airport, head to the Arrivals hall where you will find our driver holding a sign with your name on it. You will then be transferred to your hotel. Once checked in and settled, enjoy some free time to explore Da Lat’s coffee plantations, walking trails, delicious street food or get amongst the bustling market culture.

Included Activity
None

Go on an exciting adventure to Da Lat’s scenic landscapes and historical landmarks on a fun day tour around the city. Admire a panoramic view of Da Lat and the highlands from the tallest peak in the city, Lang Biang Mountain. Visit the famed Datanla Waterfalls to admire the beauty of Vietnam's natural wonders. Immerse yourself in religious history at one of the three largest monasteries in Vietnam, Truc Lam Zen Monastery. End the day with a visit to one of the most unique buildings in Da Lat – Hang Nga Villa, also known as The Crazy House.

Included Activity
Langbiang Mountain & Datanla Waterfall Day Tour

Optional Add-on
- Datanla New Alpine Coaster: INR 900/person
- Robin Hill Cable Car: INR 400/person

Say goodbye to Da Lat and fly to Hanoi, Vietnam’s charming capital. Upon landing at Hanoi Airport, head to the Arrivals hall where you will find our driver holding a sign with your name on it. You will then be transferred to your hotel. Once checked in and settled, the rest of the day is yours to explore this fascinating city and its bustling old quarter.

Included Activity
None

Optional Activity
Hanoi Old Quarter Food Tour & Visit Train Street: INR 3,576/person

On this day, your Vietnam trip takes you to Halong Bay, one of the world's new seven wonders. Let's get away from the bustling city and board a 5* cruise and be in awe at the beauty of nature as you sail past the bay’s thousands of islands, islets and magical caves.

This classic two-days one-night cruise around Ha Long Bay is stacked with activities and visits to some of the Bay’s beautiful beaches and natural wonders.

Included Activity
2D1N Halong Bay Cruise (pick up - 8:30 am)

Wake up early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise. Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and its dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters. Return to the junk to take advantage of the sundeck and enjoy a scrumptious brunch. Return to the pier then drive back to Hanoi. Spend the rest of the evening at Leisure.

Included Activity
None

Begin your last day in Vietnam with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Thereafter, depending on flight time we will transfer you to Hanoi International Airport for your flight to India with bags full of souvenirs and happy memories.

Included Activity
None

Accommodation Options

Accommodations are based on twin/double/triple sharing with a daily buffet breakfast. All taxes and service charges are included.

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3-Star Hotels:

Hanoi: Bonne Nuit Hotel And Spa Or Similar

Halong Bay: Cozy Bay Classic Cruise Or Similar

Da Lat:  Mai Thang Hotel Or Similar

Ho Chi Minh:  Vien Dong Hotel Or Similar

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4-Star Hotels:

Hanoi:  Rex Hanoi Hotel or similar

Halong Bay: Oriental Cruise Or Similar

Da Lat:  TTC Hotel Premium Ngoc Lan Or Similar

Ho Chi Minh:  Bay Hotel Ho Chi Minh Or Similar

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5-Star Hotels:

Hanoi:  The Oriental Jade or similar

Halong Bay: Paradise Sails or similar

Da Lat:  Dalat Palace Heritage Hotel Or Similar

Ho Chi Minh:  Hotel Grand Saigon Or Similar

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Please be aware that all accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before departure. The final accommodation details will be provided with your finalized travel documents.

“Subject to change” means that we may use an alternative hotel if the hotel listed in the tour package is fully booked or unavailable during your stay. The alternative hotel will be the same quality as the indicated hotel or better than the one in the package.

Meals Included

The program includes 6 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 1 dinner.

Meals mentioned in the program include Vietnamese cuisine, Asian cuisine, and Western cuisine. The meals are categorized as B (breakfast), L (lunch), or D (dinner).

This tour offers Vegetarian and Vegan food options on request. Simply let TourList know the food option that you prefer.

Includes / Excludes

Includes

  • TOUR GUIDE: Operated with English speaking local guides during tours
  • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights' accommodation at the hotels indicated below
  • MEALS: as indicated in the itinerary
  • TRANSPORT: All Arrival & departure airport transfers on a PVT basis; Sharing during tours
  • ENTRANCE FEES & ACTIVITIES: All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Ho Chi Minh City: Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day Tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City: Mekong Delta Day Tour with Lunch
  • Da Lat: Langbiang Mountain & Datanla Waterfall Day Tour
  • Hanoi: 2D1N Halong Bay Cruise (Full Board) with Kayaking, swimming (if weather permits), squid fishing and Cooking Class - SIC
  • Meet and Greet on Day 1, 3, 5
  • GST

Excludes

  • International & Domestic Flights
  • E-Visa Fees
  • Early check-in & late check-out
  • Meals & drinks that are not mentioned specifically in the itinerary
  • Optional tours (if any)
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage, tips and gratuities
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Travel or Medical Insurance

Things to know

Do Indians Need a Visa to Visit Vietnam?

Yes, Indian citizens need a visa to visit Vietnam. You can apply for a visa online or through the Vietnamese embassy or consulate.

Do I need to share an original passport to get Vietnam visa?

No, an original passport is not required for processing. Upload only soft copies of the documents and get your visa done.

How long does it take to get a visa?

Usually visa is approved by the embassy in 3-5 working days.

What is the best time to visit Vietnam?

The best time to visit Vietnam depends on where you are planning to go and what you want to do. Generally, the best time to visit northern Vietnam is from September to November or from March to May, while the best time to visit southern Vietnam is from December to February.

Can I customise this itinerary?

Yes, we offer customized tour packages to fit your preferences and interests. You can work with our travel experts to create an itinerary that suits your travel style and budget.

Is Vietnam a family-friendly destination?

There are many activities and places to visit in Vietnam that the whole family can enjoy! Some of these are exploring Ho Chi Minh City, venturing through the Cu Chi Tunnels or cruising along the floating markets of Cai Rang and Cai Be in the Mekong Delta.

How do I keep touch during a trip?

Our group trips are led by a tour leader, who will be travelling with you throughout the tour. On unescorted tours, you can easily keep in touch with us via WhatsApp or email. Calling is also possible. Our team speaks English and Vietnamese.

Who's my point of contact in Vietnam?

We have our support teams in both Vietnam and India. Our team can assist you with any issues you may have without the need for a middleman, ensuring a quicker resolution. All our tours are operated by us, there’s no third party.

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North & South of Vietnam with Da Lat – 8 Days
From ₹36,580
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