VN16-INTL: 13 Days Vietnam Private Tour from USA to Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4 to 5-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food
Day 1: Take flight from USA to Hanoi
Welcome to choose this Vietnam tour from USA! Today you need to take a flight to Hanoi, Vietnam by yourself. From New York, you can choose to transfer at Tokyo. Take United Airlines UA131 10:55 / 13:35, stay for 3 hours and then take Vietnam Airlines VN385 16:35 / 20:10. The flight duration is 22 hours and 15 minutes. From Los Angeles to Hanoi, you can take Delta Airlines DL007 09:56 / 14:00, stay in Tokyo for 2 hours and 35 minutes, and then take Vietnam Airlines VN385 16:35 / 20:10. The total duration is 20 hours and 14 minutes. From San Francisco there are daily flights. You can take United Airlines UA875 10:55 / 13:55, stay in Tokyo for 2 hours and 40 minutes, and then take Vietnam Airlines VN 385 16:35 / 20:10, which takes 19 hours and 15 minutes totally. Please inform us in advance after your flight reservation. We'll pick you up on time according to the flight time.
Day 2: Hanoi Arrival, Airport pick up
Our guide and the driver will pick you up at the airport and send you to the hotel. The restful time is free for you. You can walk around or have a good rest to prepare for the following Vietnam tour from USA.
Day 3: Hanoi classical day tour with Water Puppet Show
The third day of the Vietnam tour package from USA starts with a Hanoi city tour. First we will head to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex which houses Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, stilt houses, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda. As the resting place of the most iconic leader of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum is the most visited attraction in Hanoi. The inspiration of the mausoleum came from the Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow and Vietnamese architectural features were added. Here you will learn more about Ho Chi Minh's great deeds and Vietnamese struggle for independence. After visiting the complex, we'll move forward to the well-preserved Temple of Literature which was originally built in 1070 and dedicated to Confucius.
Later, we'll go to visit the Ethnology Museum which exhibits the costume and musical instruments of Vietnamese's ethnic community, artifacts and other historic patrimony of ethnic groups. Then we will end up the day with the Vietnam traditional Water Puppet Show. Afterwards, you can also head to Old Quarter to see the lively market, bars and the local people's life.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4: Drive around 3h to Halong Bay, Halong Bay cruise tour
After having breakfast, we'll drive about 3 hours to Halong Bay. As the most popular natural attraction in Vietnam, Halong Bay is famous for its extremely appealing natural waterscape and is listed in World Natural Heritage. We'll have a cruise tour to explore this tranquil bay. After having lunch on board, you can experience some watersports like swimming and diving. The cruise company will arrange more lively activities for you onboard. Stay overnight onboard.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5: Halong Bay cruise tour, Fly 1.5h to Hue
In the morning, you can join in Tai Chi class on the top sundeck. After the class, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, and then go ashore to have a land tour. You will be served fruit wine by warm-hearted local farmers. Afterwards, get on board to enjoy brunch. Then your cruise tour ends and you will be picked up onshore and escorted to Hanoi Airport for a flight to Hue
Day 6: Hue day tour with Tomb of Tu Duc
After breakfast, we'll take around 40mins boat along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda which has over 400 years' history. Afterwards, head to visit the Imperial City, the Royal Palace of Hue which is built on 1802. The basic architecture was modeled the Forbidden City in Beijing of China. In the afternoon we'll visit Tomb of Tu Duc, a royal tomb which was built between 1864 and 1867. Tu Duc is the emperor who ruled the country the longest time during the Nguyen Dynasty and he designed the resting place for himself. After the visiting, we'll continue to see Dong Ba Market, the oldest and largest trading market in Hue which covers 16,000 square meters and sells seafood, handicraft and so on.
Day 7: Private drive 3h to Hoi An via Da Nang, Hoi An free afternoon
In the morning, our guide and driver will take you to Hoi An Ancient Town. On the way we will have a short stop to have a rest and enjoy the beautiful sight of 500m-high Hai Van. After arrival, check in the hotel and enjoy lunch in a well-selected local restaurant. You are free to explore the ancient town by yourself after lunch.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8: Hoi An half day tour to My Son Sanctuary
After breakfast, we will driver around 1.5h to the remains of the Champa Kingdom and the World Heritage, My Son Sanctuary. It contains many Hindu temples, towers and tombs built during Champa period. After around 2 hours' visit, go back to Hoi An Ancient Town. You are free for the restful time.
Day 9: Drive 1h to Da Nang, Fly 1.5h to Ho Chi Minh City
You can take a walk on the beach by yourself after having breakfast. Then check out the hotel and transfer to Da Nang Airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. The total flight duration is 1.5 hours. Upon arrival, the guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for check-in.
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City tour with Cu Chi Tunnels
Today we will explore Ho Chi Minh City. First we go to visit Cu Chi Tunnels which is around 32km away from city northwest of Ho Chi Minh City. Here you can learn the underground life of Vietnamese soldiers during the war. The tunnels have sickrooms, kitchens, living rooms, meeting rooms, etc. Then, go back to the city and visit War Remnants Museum. The museum displays tanks, fighters and other war relics. The photographs and articles show the cruelty of Vietnam War.
Day 11: Driving 2h to My Tho, Enjoy Mekong Delta cruise
After breakfast, we'll leave Ho Chi Minh City and drive 2 hours to My Tho in Mekong Delta. Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda when passing by. Built in early 19th century, it houses 3 enormous Buddha statues and the 60 wooden statues inside are extremely exquisite. Upon arrival, boat to observe the local life and customs and visit the stilt houses and boat workshops. Afterwards, have lunch on an island and then drive around 2.5h to Can Tho for hotel check-in.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 12: Can Tho cruise tour to Cai Rang floating market
Get up early to visit the busy and lively Cai Rang floating market. There are a lot of selling bows. A straight wooden pole is erected on each bow, and samples of various goods are hung on it. The local people mainly sell agricultural products and local specialties of Cai Rang like bananas, pineapples, papayas, etc. The messy river with free shuttle boats is one of the most interesting tourist attractions on the Mekong River. After the visit, drive around 3.5 hours back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City departure, Airport see off，Fly back to USA
After breakfast, our driver will transfer you to the airport according to your flight schedule. Your 13-day Vietnam tour package from USA ends. Hope you have a wonderful memory!
From Ho Chi Minh to New York, you can choose to transfer at Seoul. First take Asiana Airlines OZ732 12:05 / 21:35, stay for 55 minutes, and then take OZ224 20:20 / 21:35. The flight duration is 20.5 hours. From Ho Chi Minh City to Los Angeles, there are daily flights. You can take Asiana Airlines OZ732 12:05 / 19:25, stay in Seoul for 1 hour and 15 minutes, and then take OZ204 20:40 / 16:30. The total flight time is 18 hours and 25 minutes. Returning to San Francisco, you can take Asiana Airlines OZ732 12:05 / 19:25, stay in Seoul for 1 hour 15 minutes, and then take OZ212 20:40 / 15:30. The total duration of the flight is 17 hours 25 minutes, and there are daily flights.
|Destinations||Luxury Hotels||Standard Hotels|
|Hanoi||Pan Pacific Hanoi||Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa|
|Halong Bay||Indochina Cruise||Signature Cruise|
|Hue||Indochina Palace||Moonlight Hotel Hue|
|Hoi An||La Siesta Hoi An Resort & Spa||Little Beach A Boutique Hotel & Spa|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Hotel Nikko Saigon||Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel|
|Can Tho||Victoria Can Tho Resort||Victoria Can Tho Resort|
Tour with us, you will enjoy
12% off - book 2021 tours by Dec 31, 2020
|Jan - Apr, Oct - Dec|
|May - Sep|
|Tour Prices with Luxury Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan - Apr, Oct - Dec||$2389 |
|May - Sep||$2279 |
|Tour Prices with Standard Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan - Apr, Oct - Dec||$2129 |
|May - Sep||$2019 |
- Domestic airfare of Hanoi - Hue; Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh city.
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
- Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
- Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
- Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Round-trip airfare from USA.
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
- Personal expenses ( insurance, laundry, drinks, etc.).
- Tips for guides and drivers.
- Vietnam Visa fees.
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