incredible vietnam tour

Incredible Vietnam Tour – 21 days – From $1,087

Incredible Vietnam tour is a popular package that allows 3 weeks of exploring Vietnam from highland to the sea and covers major highlights of Vietnam. Experience quintessential Vietnam on this comprehensive journey from North to South. Travel from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh city and experience dynamic cities, tranquil backwaters, imperial ruins, faded colonial elegance and picture-perfect landscapes dotted with reminders of past history. We promise you a wonderful time travel with us.

21 Days/ 20 Nights: Hanoi – Sapa – Ha Long Bay – Hue – Hoian – Nha Trang – Da Lat – Saigon – Mekong Delta


Trip Name: Incredible Vietnam tour 21 days
Type of trip: Private
Trip Duration: 21 Days
Starting: Hanoi capital city, Vietnam
Finishing: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city), Vietnam
Trip Grading: Moderate walking
Destinations: Hanoi – Sapa – Halong bay – Hue – Hoian – Nha Trang – Da Lat – Saigon – Mekong Delta

Flexibility: Incredible Vietnam Tour can be amended accordingly to meet your expectation for Vietnam tours

Incredible Vietnam Tour in brief:

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-/-/-)

Day 2: Hanoi city tour – Night train to Sapa (B/L/-)

Day 3: Sapa – Bac Ha Sunday market (B/L/-)

Day 4: Sapa environs – Village trekking and train trip to Hanoi (B/L/-)

Day 5: Hanoi – The red river delta treasure – Handicraft village  (B/L/-)

Day 6: Hanoi – Ha Long (B/L/D)

Day 7: Ha Long – Hanoi (B/L/-)

Day 8: Hanoi – Flight to Hue (B/-/-)

Day 9: Hue (B/L/-)

Day 10: Hue – Hoi An walking tour 1/2 day (B/L/-)

Day 11: Hoi An – My Son Sanctuary (B/L/-)

Day 12: Hoi An – Flight to Nha Trang (B/-/-)

Day 13: Nha Trang boat trip – Group tour (B/L/-)

Day 14: Nha Trang free (B/-/-)

Day 15: Nha Trang – Da Lat (B/L/-)

Day 16: Da Lat City tour (B/L/-)

Day 17: Da Lat – Flight to Saigon (B/-/-)

Day 18: Tay Ninh – Cu Chi tunnel (B/L/-)

Day 19: Saigon – My Tho – Can Tho (B/L/-)

Day 20: Can Tho – Saigon (B/L/-)

Day 21: Saigon – Departure (B/-/-)

Vietnam Great Tours™ Bespoke Style Suits Everyone

Flexibility: Incredible Vietnam Tour can be modified to suit your interests, budget as well as your personal wishes including departure date, duration, accommodation used & how long you spend in each destination.

Tailor-Made Journey: Incredible Vietnam Tour can be tailor made to create a unique holiday for your individual requirements by travel experts with intimate knowledge of the destination. It is a more individual trip that will suit those who enjoy immersing themselves in new cultures and environments, with the flexibility to plan a trip at your own pace. Quality and value are the hallmark of the trips, with most services being provided on a private basis.

Commitment to Excellence: We enjoys excellent relationships with all of the highly regarded hotels and finest properties in our destinations as well as with service suppliers so that we are able to negotiate the most attractive prices for our clients, which enables us to provide exclusive holidays and affordable special offers. We create one-of-a-kind vacations for groups and individuals. We love our destinations and do our best to make sure that our customers feel the same way. Our job is to make sure that everyone gets the right balance of comfort and excitement to enjoy the experience of a lifetime.

Incredible Vietnam Tour in detail:

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (-/-/D)
Vietnam Great Tours guide and driver will welcome you with the VIETNAM GREAT TOUR LOGO & your name on signboard at the airport and drive you to the hotel, it takes about 30 min to get to the hotel.

Incredible Vietnam Tour start specialty by welcome dinner in a fine restaurant hosted by Vietnam Great Tours.

A Water Puppet Performance will be the evening highlight. This is the unique form of Vietnamese art come from wet rice civilization of South East Asia.

Included: Dinner, Airport transfer, tour guide, Hotel in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi city tour – Night train to Sapa (B/L)
Today, Incredible Vietnam Tour introduce with you the beauty of Hanoi through cultural sites and culinary.

8:30 Am meet your guide at hotel lobby then hop on a rickshaw, depart for an hour rickshaw tour around the old quarter of Hanoi to view the city begins a new day. We then visit the best known highlights of Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh’s former residence. Followed by a short walk to One Pillar Pagoda – Its design depicts a lotus blossom rising out of a sea of sorrow.

Then, we continue to visit the Temple of Literature – the oldest and possibly the finest architectural complex in Hanoi and also known as the first university in Vietnam since 11th century.

Lunch break is at an authentic home restaurant, run by a Hanoi celebrity chef who won gold hand of traditional authentic cooking.

After lunch, you enjoy a short walk through Hang Be fish market, heading to the lake of legends, Hoan Kiem lake, also known as Restored Sword Lake where emperor Le Loi returned the magic sword to the genius Great Grand Turtle. Visit Ngoc Son temple – the delightful temple situated on an islet connected to the lake bank by a charming Lucky Red Bridge – The Huc Kieu.

We then take a short drive to the outskirts of Hanoi for visiting the Museum of Ethnology where collects, classifies, assesses, preserves, restores and displays artifacts relating to Vietnam’s 54 different ethnic groups – the great learning about the tribal prior to your visit to the northwest highland of Sapa.

After dinner by your arrangement, you take a night train to Sapa at night.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Train ticket, Overnight train

Day 3: Bac Ha weekend market & Hill Tribes (Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Sapa) (B/L/-)
On this day, Incredible Vietnam Tour brings you to attractive lifestyle of minority people in Vietnam.

5:30 Am: Arrival in Lao Cai station, meet your guide at platform and driver to be transferred to a mini hotel for freshening up. For breakfast, enjoy a warm noodle at the most popular eatery of Lao Cai.

7:30 Am: After breakfast, Visit the famous Bac Ha morning weekend market the most authentic in the region by car. It is the largest market in the area, located inside the small town of Bac Ha. The market is literally a riot of color on every Sunday morning as many different ethnic groups such as Flower Hmong, Phu La, Black Dao, Tay, Nung minorities… gather to trade.

After spending the whole morning exploring the market, your lunch will be served in a local restaurant.

Enjoy goat meat if you like, this food is reserved only for special meal celebrations such as weddings. Then take a tour to the town’s “castle” built in the early 20th century by a Hmong warlord, co-designed by French and Japanese architects. We continue our tour by heading on foot to the Ban Pho village. In the late afternoon, return to Sapa for hotel check in and town orientation. Since it has been a long day, the evening is on your own. There are numerous options of nearby restaurants for your independent dinner.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Hotel in Sapa

Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Lao Cai (B/L/-)
After breakfast we‘ll roam through Sapa daily market, then climb up through the orchid garden to the radio tower for the town’s vest viewing.
11:00 Return to hotel for check out, then you enjoy a lunch in town. Afterwards, we‘ve scheduled a trekking tour through the region’s most picturesque countryside, via villages such as Lao Chai and Ta Van, home to H’mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular trek through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Then we drive back to Sapa by van. Relaxing, then drive down hill to Lao Cai. Have dinner, then boarding a night train trip back to Hanoi.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Train ticket, Overnight train

Day 5: Hanoi – The Red River Delta Heritage (B/L/-)
Today, Incredible Vietnam Tour lead you to experience Red River Delta.

5:00 Am arrive at Hanoi, you will meet your guide and driver at train station to be transferred to hotel for freshen up and enjoy breakfast.

8:45 Am see your guide again at hotel lobby to depart for the exploration of The Red River Delta Heritages

Today you will visit two of the best interesting handicraft villages of the northern territory – Tho Ha village and Dong Ho village as well as the best known Buddhist pagoda of But Thap – a rare pagoda well preserved since 17th century. You will have a chance to contemplate the bodhisattva thousand eyes & thousand hands statue of the pagoda which is regarded as the masterpiece of finest Vietnam wood carving art.

Over 30 miles to the north of Hanoi, Tho Ha can be reached after a one and a half hours drive. Tho Ha surrounded by the Nhu Nguyet river is a traditional village on a peninsula. The easiest way to get to the village is to take a short ferryboat across the river.

The local people here are famous for their hospitality and their job. They live by traditional jobs of making rice paper and rice wine. You will be amazed by the architecture of this village. Your guide will bring you to visit a family where the local people live and see how they make rice paper and raise pigs. As you walk around the village you will have a chance to mingle with the local people.

Walk into Tho Ha village is like walking into another world. The village is geographically isolated, and as a result, it offers a unique glance into rural life that you can not see elsewhere during your time in Vietnam.

Dong Ho village is well-known for its magnificent wood block printing and hand-made paper for drawing as well as painting

Today, tour Hanoi environs along the Red river delta.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Hotel in Hanoi

Day 6: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we start Vietnam Experience Tour today by transfer to Ha Long Bay – designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site since 1994. Traveling through the scenic fertile Red River Delta countryside, we get to Ha Long Bay by noon. The natural world heritage site Ha Long Bay is truly one of the most impressive scenery that should not be missed if someone ever comes to the north.

Upon arrival at Ha Long, we embark on cruise for an exploration of the legendary Ha Long Bay. This exciting hours cruise passing by the evocatively shaped islets will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands and islets rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. Enjoy a Sea food lunch while you cruising through the bay.

Arrival in Van Gia floating fishing village, take rowing boat through the village or kayaking to visiting around the floating fishing village. Visiting Ha Long Pearl Farm Village, and Swimming in the bay.

Back the cruise and relax, free fresh fruits are served. You’ll join cooking class guided directly by Chef of the Cruise. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam.

After time for dinner enjoying special BBQ seafood on the cruise, you will be free for evening entertainments: play game on the cruise: cards game, chess, karaoke, squid fishing, and overnight on the Cruise.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tour guide on boat, Bus from Hanoi to Ha Long, Entrance fees, Kayaking, Cruise in Ha Long

Day 7: Ha Long – Hanoi (Br/-/-)
Wake up in the morning to the calming sound of the waves crashing on the nearby islands, enjoy Tai Chi lesson on sundeck. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning and relax. Sitting on the upper deck, you can enjoy the breath – taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay. The quiet is almost eerie; in summer you can hear birds singing, even that cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air and gentle breeze.

Arrive Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave.

Our boat start cruising back and brunch buffet will be served on the way. Check out and arrive at the harbor by 11:30. You get back on our car and go back to Hanoi.

Included: Brunch, Tour guide on boat, Bus from Ha Long to Hanoi, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hanoi

Day 8: Hanoi – Flight to Hue (B/-/-)
After breakfast, meet your guide and driver at hotel lobby and depart for Noi Bai airport, fly to Hue.
Upon your arrival, our guide and driver will pick you up and take you to the hotel. Relaxing and have lunch on your own. Afternoon, join the cyclo tour exploring Citadel: Ngo Mon, Thai Hoa palace, imperial city and forbidden city

Included: Breakfast, Tour guide, Cyclo, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hue

Day 9: Hue city tour (B/L/-)
Today, Incredible Vietnam Tour introduce ancient capital of Vietnam in Nguyen dynasty – Hue.

Hue is an ancient romantic land and famous for its magnificent architecture of citadel, palaces, pagodas and royal tombs built under the 13 emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty in a poetic background of greenery on the banks of the Perfume River. Hue was recognized as the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1993. Hue has been representing the cultural and spiritual centre of Vietnam for a long period of time.

Excursion: Today we spend a full day to explore Hue ‘s highlights. Including boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda also known as heavenly lady pagoda, one of the best loved architectural pagodas in Vietnam considered by many as the unofficial symbol of Hue. It is an active Buddhist monastery with its origins dating back to 1601. Also visit King Tu Duc mausoleum, which is a picturesque complex including his tomb and palace that emperor Tu Duc ordered the construction by himself when he was still alive.Then we go to Dong Thien pagoda for a well-prepared vegetarian lunch, served by nuns in a much more the life of religious people in the central area.
Afternoon, enjoy your free time for shopping and exploring at Dong Ba market

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hue

Day 10: Hue – Hoi An (B/L/-)
Incredible Vietnam tour guide today will show you the way to enjoy the beautiful road from Hue to Hoi An over Danang.

Morning drive over the mighty Hai Van pass for an over view of the Pacific Ocean and famous Long Co fishing village. On the way, we stop to visit Cham Museum where the remaining evidence of the Champa civilization can be viewed. Then heading to Hoi An town for check in to your hotel.
Located on the north bank of the Thu Bon river, the historic Hoi An was one of South East Asia’s major international ports and today it still retains that special old-world feel.
Afternoon, you enjoy a walking tour through the Hoi An Old Quarter to visit the town’s landmarks of Japanese Covered Bridge, ancient Assembly Hall, Phuc Kien Temple.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hoi An

Day 11: Hoi An – My Son Sanctuary (B/L/-)
On the day, Incredible Vietnam tour guide will introduce with you My Son Sanctuary – one of the world culture heritages in the central of Vietnam.

During the Cham dynasty My Son was an imperial city, and it is 75km far from Hoi An. My Son is the former capital of the ancient Cham civilization that ruled Central Vietnam from the second to the thirteenth century. Currentreligion here was primarily derived from Indian Hinduism. My Son is considered as one of the best-preserved Cham structures in Vietnam. The complex consists of seventy Hindu-like towers and temples built in the second century. My Son Sanctuary is a large complex of religious relics comprising more than 70 architectural works which are temples and towers that connect to each other with complicated red brick designs. The main component of the Cham architectural design is the tower, built in order to reflect the divinity of the king.

Our day starts at 08:00 at hotel and return to the hotel at around 13:00.

In the afternoon, head back to Hoi An and the rest of the day you are free at your own leisure.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Hoi An

Day 12: Hoi An – Danang – Flight to Nha Trang (B/-/-)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Nha Trang. The panoramic view of Cam Ranh bay from the air before landing at Cam Ranh airport is really what we should not miss. On arrival, meet our guide and drive to your hotel for check in. You will be free for relaxing or swimming.

Included: Breakfast, Airport transfer, Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 13: Nha Trang boat trip – Group tour (B/L/-)
Today, you will spend a full day to experience the coast of Nha Trang. After breakfast, transfer to Cau Da wharf to take a boat trip exploring Nha Trang bay. Our first stop is Hon Mun Island where you have the chance for swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters. From here, continue to Hon Mot Island to visit the fishing village of Lang Chai or enjoy water sports. We will have lunch then explore at Tri Nguyen aquarium before boarding the boat back to Nha Trang harbor. Returns to your hotel by 4 PM. Rest of the day you are free to discover the city by yourself or visit Dam Market for shopping.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Bus, Entrance fees, Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 14: Nha Trang free (B)
Today is your own for relaxing or swimming.

Included: Breakfast, Hotel in Nha Trang

Day 15: Nha Trang – Da Lat (B/-/-)
Say goodbye to Nha Trang, Incredible Vietnam Tour will introduce Da Lat – the city on mountainous Central of Vietnam with cool atmosphere all year round.

Check out in the morning and get in our private van for 4 and a half hour drive to Da Lat, enjoy  the scenery along the way which is absolutely amazing and there are so many chance for Kodak moment!

Upon arrival at Da Lat we check in at hotel, have an independent lunch. In the afternoon, free for relax and enjoy a walking via Xuan Huong Lake, to Da Lat market, hundreds different kinds of highland vegetable and fruits, Artichoke tea, Coffee, packaged highland fruit jams can be found here. We walk back to hotel and pass by the old catholic church of Da Lat en route.

Included: Breakfast, Hotel in Da Lat

Day 16: Da Lat (B/L/-)
Our tourguide and driver pick you up at hotel or meeting point, take you to visit the flower city in Vietnam. Start with a scenic cable ride to have panoramic view over the verdant city. Then to visit Truc Lam meditation Monastery with Vietnamese design, in Truc Lam we can take a view or visit Tuyen Lam lake, which has immense water surrounded by lush greenery. Next destination is Cock Church, a Church with beautiful French architecture.

Continue our trip to Datanla waterfalls, a beautiful waterfall in Da Lat. Move to Valley of love, where you can take many nice photo with flowers. Then visit XQ Historical embroidery art Village, which creates delicate and refined embroidered pictures. The time to make such art work is 3 years. Stop over at Da Lat jam workshop where we can buy some special food from Da Lat or visit the strawberry garden.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Dalat

Day 17: Da Lat – Saigon (B/-/-)
Check out this morning and transfer to airport to catch the flight to Saigon. Upon arrival at Saigon airport, our guide will warmly welcome you and Incredible Vietnam Tour will start a half day city tour of Saigon. Begin our tour with the Reunification Palace, then continue to the War Remnants Museum. Then, visit Notre Dame Cathedral –built between 1877 and 1883. This is one of the best sample of classical French colonial architecture. We also visit other samples of French colonial architecture – the Old Post, Ben Thanh Market – a fantastic place for bargains of every kind!

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Saigon

Day 18: Saigon – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi (B/L/-)
Vietnam Classic Tour today brings you to experience full day tour to Cu Chi, located about 70 km from Saigon, where you will visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, the former stronghold of the Viet Cong with a network of tunnels three levels deep stretching over 200 km. Then we visit the Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh and learn about its unique world religion.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Hotel in Saigon

Day 19: Saigon – My Tho (B/L/-)
After breakfast, set out on an excursion to My Tho, a charming city in the Mekong Delta close to Saigon. A two hour drive brings you through urbanized areas until you reach the river tributaries of the Mekong Delta. On arrival in My Tho, board a boat and travel to one of the islands located in the middle of the Mekong River. On the island, visit a fruit orchard and sample some of the local produce before boarding a smaller sampan that winds through narrow canals. You will have the opportunity to visit a local family’s house and share some tea or rice wine with them. After lunch in My Tho, drive to Can Tho.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Boat, Hotel in Can Tho

Day 20: Can Tho – Saigon (B/L/-)
Excursion: Breakfast at hotel in Can Tho. 7.00am, get on a Sampan to visit Cai Rang floating market and a family run noodle-making factory. Enjoy the rural life and the beautiful vegetation along the riverbanks. Explore Can Tho market. Have lunch in Can Tho.

After lunch, we head back to Saigon. Arrive in Saigon at around 16.00pm. You are free at leisure and overnight in Saigon.

Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Tour guide, Private car, Entrance fees, Boat, Hotel in Saigon

Day 21: Saigon departure (B/-/-)
Breakfast is at the hotel. Enjoy your free time until being transferred to the airport for boarding your onward flight.

Included: Breakfast, Airport transfer

End of Incredible Vietnam Tour

Incredible Vietnam Tour is a private tour and can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. The prices quoted are in US dollars and are charged on a per person basis. The final price quoted will be based upon the total number of travelers in your private group, the dates chosen, the total days of travel and the grade of hotel rooms chosen, together with any other detailed services.

Please click on the “Customized” button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will customize the best value vacation for your consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

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Category Price per person in USD according to number of people in your party
From 01st October – 31st December, 2017 (high season)
2 persons 4 persons 6 persons 8 persons Single Room Surcharge
First Class (3 Star) 1736 1371 1217 1141 452
Superior (4 Star) 2089 1724 1571 1494 788
Deluxe (5 Star) 2736 2370 2217 2140 1422
Category Price per person in USD according to number of people in your party
From 01st May – 30th Sep, 2017 (summer promotion)
2 persons 4 persons 6 persons 8 persons Single Room Surcharge
First Class (3 Star) 1658 1370 1161 1087 428
Superior (4 Star) 1935 1584 1438 1364 688
Deluxe (5 Star) 2457 2107 1960 1887 1204

Incredible Vietnam tour cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please send us an enquiry for availability and the most updated price. Our travel consultants will contact you shortly.

Tour includes:

  • Halong Bay cruise
  • Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • English speaking tour guide as indicated
  • Entrance fees and boat fee
  • Twin or double share accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Return train ticket Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi
  • Kayaking, cooking class and Taichi lession on cruise in Halong
  • Cold water and towel during tours

Tour excludes:

  • Visa fee to entry Vietnam.
  • Flight tickets Hanoi – Hue, Danang – Nha Trang, Dalat – Saigon
  • Expenditure of a personal nature
  • Drinks
  • International flights
  • Tips and gratuities

Hotels for Incredible Vietnam Tour

The hotels listed below are our suggestions for the best value on this tour. However, Vietnam Great Tours offers many more options of hand-picked hotels, with different “star ratings”, allowing you to customize the vacation to meet your taste and budget. Please contact us for with your questions and requests.


First Class Category

3-star hotel

Superior Category

4-star hotel

Deluxe Category

5-star hotel


Silk Queen Hanoi

Golden Silk Boutique


Halong bay

Majestic Cruise

Huong Hai Sealife Cruise

Indochina Sail


Bamboo Sapa

Chau Long Sapa

Victoria Sapa


Rosaleen Hue

Cherish Hue

Imperial Hue


Kim An Hoian

Hoian Silk Boutique

Sunrise Hoian


River Prince Dalat

Duparc Dalat

Anna Mandara Dalat

HCM City

Blue Diamond Saigon


Majestic Saigon


Ninh Kieu 1 Cantho

Ninh Kieu 2

Victoria Can Tho

Nha Trang


Michelia Hotel

Sheraton Nha Trang

Special note:

List of hotels is recommended by Vietnam Great Tours™. Please feel free to advise hotels you prefer in each category or combine hotels category at your wish (tour price will be changed accordingly)

Please note that all of our trip are privately designed. So that price includes the above-mentioned hotels, activities, and transport, and visits to attractions are by private car and guide unless otherwise stated. Your guide will pick you up from lobby of your hotel in the morning. The guide will confirm the pick-up time the day before. If you prefer to start next day’s trip earlier or a little later, please feel free to tell your guide.


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