From the South via Central to the North Vietnam highlights 14 days

From North to the South, Vietnam is a kaleidoscope of wonderful people and picturesque landscapes. We have designed this journey for travellers keen to experience the diversity of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) via bustling Mekong delta eiht locl touch. Visit to Hanoi capital via the beautiful Halong Bay as well as the historical and cultural depths of Nha Trang beach city, Hoian ancient town and Hue citadel in the central.
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  • Ho Chi Minh City: Biggest city of Vietnam which is famous with Ben Thanh market and war relics.
  • Hanoi: Capital of Vietnam with French style old buildings, lakes, Old Quarter Area.
  • Mekong Delta: Vietnam’s biggest agricultural region, the country’s rice basket with colorful floating markets, fruit orchards, rice paddies, bird sanctuaries and quaint villages.
  • Nhatrang is a coastal resort city in Southern Vietnam known for its beaches, diving sites and offshore islands.
  • Hoian: Only 30KM from Danang, Hoian is a beautiful, old town with historic architecture, traditional culture and textiles.
  • Hue is the only place in the country where many historic, cultural, architectural as well as artistic values have been recognized internationally and listed by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritages.
  • Halong Bay: UNESCO world heritage site, famous for its fresh and calm water filled with thousands of islands and islets.
  • Hanoi: Capital of Vietnam with French style old buildings, lakes, Old Quarter Area.


Xin Chao!

Vietland Holidays tour guide will welcome you at  Tan Son Nhat  International airport and  pick you up to Central of Ho Chi Minh City for the hotel check-in.

We will have a shortly meeting.  We'll be collecting insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you bring these details to provide to your leader.

I's also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling Ben Thanh Market to check in.

Overnight  in Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietland Holidays tour guide take you to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province. Situated on the Mekong River, 75 kilometers southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, the city is surrounded by orchards and rice fields, which produce grain for almost the entire country. Visit one or two of the islands that produce traditional handcrafts, coconut candy and bee farms.

Visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, the oldest one in the delta on your boat trip on the Mekong River.

Check in hotel & stay over-night in My Tho.

Around 8 am, Vietland holidays tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer by car to My Tho to board a motorboat and travel along the Bao Dinh canal lined with stilt-houses and fruit plantations. Visit the My Tho wholesales fruit market and Turtle Island then eat lunch served in the heart of an orchard.

Relax and enjoy the boat ride through Tan Tach canal in Ben Tre, cruising under the shadows of water coconut trees. Visit family businesses and learn about the agricultural lifestyle. Walk through the fruit plantations on Thoi Son island and take rowboats along the various creeks before returning to My Tho by rowboat. Car transfer to Can Tho and check in to your hotel.

Cai Rang floating market, Mekong Delta.

After breakfast, take a morning boat to visit the bustling Phong Dien floating market and cruise through the intricate network of small channels to a village specializing in making rice noodles;, see the Delta's delicate "monkey bridges" and visit another floating market in Cai Rang. Break for lunch in Cai Rang then drive back to Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City to catch the late afternoon flight to Nha Trang. Our representative will meet you when you arrive in Nha Trang to take you to your hotel for a free evening.

Nhatrang is a coastal resort city in southern Vietnam known for its beaches, diving sites and offshore islands. Its main beach is a long, curving stretch along Tran Phu Street backed by a promenade, hotels and seafood restaurants. Aerial cable cars cross over to Hon Tre Island, and the nature reserves of Hon Mun and Hon Tam islands, reachable by boat, have coral reefs.

You will have lots of for swimming and snorkeling in the clear blue water or just lazing on the one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch of local seafood then continue cruising back to town for the late afternoon and visit Long Son Pagoda and the ancient Po Nagar Cham Tower overlooking the colorful fishing port. Have free time in the evening to stroll along the beach and have dinner in one of the town's numerous restaurants.

Over-night  in Nhatrang.

Free for leisure in the morning until transferred to Cam Ranh Airport to take flight to Da Nang Beach City – one of the most beautiful Beaches in over the World . Vietland  Holidays Tour guide will pick you up and drive to Hoi An Ancient Town. r to hotel.  Check in & overnight in Hoian.

Free time to walk around the Old Quarter.

Hoian  is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.

It was also an important port for the Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese and other merchant vessels from the Far East. Visit a temple with partially gilded statues in the center, a pagoda dedicated to sailors and fishermen and a chapel with origins in the 1700s that reflects the influences of Chinese and Japanese styles. Stop at the Sa Huynh Museum, located near the Japanese Covered Bridge, which contains exhibitions from the earliest period of Hoi An’s history. Late this afternoon, you visit famous Tra Que vegetable village. Check out in the afternoon and depart to Hue citadel.

Overnight in HUE.

Located in Central Vietnam, Hue is the only place in the country where many historic, cultural, architectural as well as artistic values have been recognized internationally and listed by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritages. Hue is also the site where the northern and southern ecosystems meet, the area of river-hills, greenery and beautiful landscapes.  Hue  was the seat of Nguyen Dynasty emperors and the national capital from 1802 to 1945. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century Citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the Imperial City, with palaces and shrines; the Forbidden Purple City, once the emperor’s home; and a replica of the Royal Theat.

Spend full day to visit Hue City. Visit the Imperial City, which is located in the Citadel. The Imperial City was built in the early 19th century. Explore the Thai Hoa Palace, with its spacious hall and ornate roof of huge timbers supported by 80 carved and lacquered columns. See the Halls of the Mandarins, the Nine Dynastic Urns and the site where the Forbidden Purple City once stood.

 Over-night in Hue City.

In the early morning, take to Thien Mu Pagoda, just outside Hue, visit the Thien Mu Pagoda on the bank of the Perfume River, which was a hotbed of anti-government protest during the early 1960s. Next, visit the complex of the Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang, built in 1840, which is known for its magnificent architecture and elaborate decorations and is considered one of Hue’s most beautiful pagodas. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit Tu Duc Tomb, which was built for meditation, reading and theater performances in a tranquil setting of forested hills and lakes.

Your final stop is at Khai Dinh, the last monument of the Nguyen dynasty. It has a remarkably long staircase flanked by dragons, ceiling murals and ceramic frescoes. Return to your hotel on the riverbank where your Art Deco inspired rooms are reminiscent of the 1920s and 1950s.

 in Hue City.

In the morning, we have free time for shopping and enjoy traditional food at Dong Ba famous market.

Waiting for flight to Hanoi Capital.

Check in the hotel and overnight in Hanoi.

Hanoi is Vietnam's historic 1000 year old capital, boasting one of the most beautiful city centers in the world with romantic Hoan Kiem Lake, scenic Ngoc Son temple and the Turtle Tower. Take a tour of the city to see some of Asia's most striking French colonial architecture and the many lakes and parks that are beloved by locals and visitors alike. Visit the vibrant Dong Xuan Market, the oldest and largest in Hanoi, and end the tour with a traditional cyclo ride through the intriguing 36 trade guild streets of the ancient Old Quarter for a taste of the real Vietnam. Enjoy a free evening to watch a water puppet show, dine in one of the city's many restaurants and perhaps stroll around the lake with the locals.


Today you will land in Hanoi. Vietland Holidays tour guide pick you at your hotel and move to Hanoi downtown, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards, parks and the capital of Vietnam.

You have a full day of sightseeing ahead with start your city tour at the Ho Chi Minh complex: visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the iconic One-pillar pagoda and the historic Tran Quoc pagoda. Continue with a visit to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university established in 1076, then have lunch in one of Hanoi's famous restaurants.

In the afternoon, visit the Museum of Ethnology then ride in a traditional cyclo around Hoan Kiem Lake, the famous Old Quarter, stop at Dong Xuan market, and enjoy a water puppet show.

Free and leisure in Hanoi.

After breakfast, leave Hanoi for Halong Bay, one of the most magnificent scenic environments in the world. Covering 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone “peaks” or karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. We will spend a day and a half, including an overnight with dinner and breakfast onboard, exploring this overwhelming seascape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat. Comfortable and intimate, your boat features hand-crafted wooden interiors including a dining room and pleasant air-conditioned cabins with private baths. Since we’re overnight on the water, we’ll be able to explore Ha Long Bay’s most beautiful spots with time to swim and even visit some of the largest rock formations and caves.

This promises to be one of your most memorable travel experiences in Asia.

Stay overnight on Boat in Halong Bay.


Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay. After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax. Cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served while you are cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations.

Cruise check-out.

Rejoin car drive back to Hanoi.

Arrive Hanoi at 3:00pm.

Check in hotel & free time to go sightseeing in the Old Quarter.

Overnight in Hanoi.

You will have free time to relax or further explore Ha Noi, shopping at Dong Xuan famous market after breakfast before our driver takes you to Noi Bai International Airport for your departure flight.

Say goodbye and see you next time.

Home sweet home.


  • Hotels at destinations as indicated in program.
  • Halong Bay Junk cruise package (stay 1 night on board).
  • Mekong cruise.
  • Hoi An farmer haft day tour.
  • Hue river tour
  • Hanoi cycle city tours
  • All private land transfer.
  • Meals as indicated in program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner).
  • Tour guides at places (English or French speaking).
  • Entrance fees.
  • Internal flight tickets: Ho Chi Minh – Nha Trang, Nha Trang – Da Nang, Hue - Hanoi (Vietnam Airlines or others, Economy Class).


  • International air fares/ airport taxes
  • Visa arrangement to Vietnam
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expense
  • Other meals and drink
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Tipping for local tour guides and drivers
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary

Important Notes

  • Price and accommodation for tour group. Price is applied for one Pax and this may be lower or higher due to finalisation of booking. A single supplement to have your own room is available on this trip and excludes night 12 (overnight boat) where you will be in shared accommodation.Rooms are booked on a basis of 3 star hotels, upgrading depends on your requests.
  • Passport. (i) Your passport must have six months validity from the date of the end of your travel; (ii) Your passport must have at least 2 clear pages for each country you visit; (iii) Your passport cannot be water stained or have the stitching coming apart; (iv) Your full name exactly appeared in the passport must be sent us for booking.
  • Visa and insurance. Checking your visas (if required) and travel authorisations. Be sure to have relevant travel insurance by checking your insurance coverage carefully. Taking out extra insurance for expensive equipments if possible.
  • Lugguages. It is advised that your luggages are attached the Vietland Holidays luggage labels and its main details to your cases. Domestic flights in Vietnam allow passengers to carry liquid or gel (over 100ml) in hand lugguage.
  • Cash and credit cards. (i) Consult with your bank to find the best currency to carry and whether your ATM card will work; (ii) Most major types of credit cards are accepted in the region, particularly Vietnam; (iii) ATMs are the easiest way to access your money. You can use a debit card to obtain local cash from ATMs in Vietnam.
  • Mobile telephones. If not roaming, Vietland Holidays will lend you a SIM with a small amount of money topped up.
  • Internet. Free wifi access is everywhere in major cities, hotels, cafe in Vietnam.
  • Travel adaptors and chargers. We will lend you suitable chargers and adapters during your trip if required.

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