Vietnam Excursions 22 Days

Ho Chi Minh City - Phu Quoc - Rach Gia - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City - Nha Trang - Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay
22 Days/21 Nights
Guided Tour Date:


If you are looking for a low cost, friendly, and interesting tourist destination, Vietnam will be a country not to be missed. You will definitely be impressed by a lot of unique scenery and landscapes in this country. This tour brings you to visit Vietnam within 22 days with almost outstanding citíe and landscapes of this city.
  • Discover the beauty of Phu Quoc, one of Vietnam’s most secluded islands, by your own way.
  • Take a boat around small canals of the Mekong Delta to have a proper perspective of Delta life such as floating market, orchid fruits or local businesses.
  • Know more about the Vietnam war through the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence.
  • Lose yourself in the narrow winding streets and ancient architecture of Hoi An.
  • Explore the local life of Vietnam’s ethnic minorities in beautiful and unspoiled villages located deeply in the mountains of Sa Pa.
  • Go shopping at Can Cau Market and Bac Ha Market with many local interesting products on sales.
  • Have free time to walk around and discover the colonial style of Hanoi with famous historical places and the Old Quarter.
  • Admire the legendary landscape picture of Ha Long Bay by boat and kayaking.
  • Have unforgettable experiences when overnight on board, enjoy special meals, listen to music, and relax under the stars.


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Arrival – Phu Quoc

Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh city at 10:55 AM (SQ 172), you will connect the flight to Phu Quoc at 14:00. Upon arrival in Phu Quoc at 15:00, you will be picked up and transferred to your resort for check in and relax.
Overnight in Phu Quoc

Day 2, 3, 4: Phu Quoc (B)

Free & easy. Discover the beauty of Phu Quoc Island by your own way.
Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Day 5: Phu Quoc – Rach Gia – Can Tho (B, L)

After breakfast, you willl be transferred to the port to catch the speed boat to Rach Gia at 8:10 AM. Upon arrival in Rach Gia at 10:40 AM, you will be picked up and transferred to Can Tho. Stop for lunch on the way. Upon arrival in Can Tho at around 16:00, you will have sometime to visit Orchard Garden Ancient House then check in hotel and relax.
Overnight in Can Tho

Day 6: Can Tho – Cai Rang – Ho Chi Minh (B, L)

8:00 After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sense right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the “monkey Bridge “in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. Before leaving Mytho for Saigon we stop over at Dongtam snake Farm - The snake farm at Dong Tam, located about 10km from My Tho, breeds snakes for eating, for their skins and for producing antivenin. Most of the snakes raised here are pythons and cobras. The king cobras are raised only for exhibit -they are extremely aggressive and are even capable of spitting poison; don't get too close to their cages.
Proceed to Ho Chi Minh for check in and relax.

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh city tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)

After breakfast, we drive to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Turn back to Ho Chi Minh City for lunch
PM: Free & easy
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh – Da Nang – Hoi An (B)

AM: Free & easy
PM: Fly to Da Nang at 16:00. Upon arrival at 17:20, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for check in and relax.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 9: Hoi An (B)

Free & easy

Day 10: Hoi An (B)

Free & easy

Day 11: Hoi An – Da Nang – Hanoi – Lao Cai (B, D)

AM: Free & easy
PM: Relax until transferred to the airport for flight to Hanoi at 14:20. Upon arrival in Hanoi at 15:30, you will be picked up and transferred to the restaurant for dinner. Then transferred to the railway station to catch the night train to Lao Cai.
Overnight on the train

Day 12: Lao Cai – Sapa – Cat Cat (B, L)

Upon arrival in Lao Cai (at: 06:00), transferred to Sapa by car. Have breakfast. Relax. Your guide will meet you at hotel for short trek to Catcat village, the village of H'mong tribe in the valley, which remains very generally uncorrupted outside forces. Excellent views of the valley, the magnificent limestone and paddy fields of H'mong village. Enjoy some visits to local families and reach their customs. After the village down into the valley, the Cat Cat waterfall will be visible. A "White curtain" cascade appears, surrounded by flowery valley and deep-green pines. The rocks near the river and waterfall provide a marvelous place for picturesque photos and sunbathing during good weather… overnight at the Sapa Hotel.

Day 13: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B, L)

Breakfast before private car transferred to Lao Chai village, a village of Black H’mong. Short trek down to river to visit hill tribe house to see their living style and the local woman made their handicraft clothes. Further on along the road, the Tavan village where Dzay people staying can be seen. Visit the village and reach their customs. Have dinner and experience the night with local ethnic people.

Day 14: Tavan – Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan – Sapa (B, L)

After the breakfast we continue to visit Red Dao people at Giang Ta Chai where we also see a waterfall. The Red Dao women have very colorful red embroidery and coins on their clothing. On their head they wear a red scarf. Some of the women have shaved off their eyebrows because of a nice Red Zao Legend. We continue along small paths in the rice fields, cross the Muong Hoa River and trek up to Su pan where you will meet the jeep and transfer back to Sapa. Check in hotel and relax.
Overnight in Sapa.

Day 15: Sapa – Can Cau Saturday Market – Bac Ha (B, L)

Start early in the morning at 6am, driving to Can Cau market, which passing Bac Ha Town. The road between Bac Ha and Can Cau Market is hilly but very beautiful. The products at the market are interesting, and many different groups of ethic minority people represent make the market an unforgettable experience. Back to Bac Ha for lunch. Check-in at a hotel in Bac Ha. After a rest, trekking about 5 km of mountain path to Ban Pho Village - home of Flower H'mong people, get in touch and witness their traditional life style, habit and customs.
Go back to Bac Ha for check in hotel and relax.
Overnight in Bac Ha.

Day 16: Bac Ha – Lao Cai - Hanoi

Breakfast then transferred to Bac Ha Market by car. Just before reaching the market we will see colorful activities. Beautiful Flower H’mong people carrying hand crafted products or pulling dogs or buffalos, all on their way to the market. You are free to wonder around the market and become a part of the trading activities. Please be respectful to the locals as they are reluctant to have their photo taken without permission. You can have lunch at one of the market stalls inside the market for more of a traditional taste. Transferred back to Lao Cai station to catch the night train back to Hanoi.
Overnight on the train.

Day 17: Hanoi (B)

The train arrive in Hanoi at 5:00 AM, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for breakfast then wait for check in
Free & easy all day in Hanoi.

Day 18: Hanoi (B)

Free & easy

Day 19: Hanoi – Halong Bay on Phoenix Cruiser (B, L, D)

08: 15 Our bus pick you up at your hotel for the 3.5 hr drive (165km) to Halong City with a rest stop in the middle of the way.
12:00 Board Halong Phoenix Cruiser. Lunch and a welcome drink are served while the boat cruises the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape. You will see Dog Rock and Incense Burner Rocks, as well as Fighting Cock Rock before heading to Sung Sot Cave (Cave of Surprises). Later, we stop at a floating house owned by fishermen before kayaking to Luon Cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay. After returning to the boat, we will anchor in a safe and scenic location for swimming and seasonal fruit in the “ Floating Garden ”. Dinner is served on board and then you will have free time to listen to music, relax under the stars.
Overnight on boat

Day 20: Halong Relaxing & Kayaking (B, L, D)

Full day sea kayaking to discover the hidden beauty of Halong Bay. After breakfast, served at around 7: 30, kayaking begins. The guide will show you the most beautiful parts of the bay, such as Drum Cave, Man's Head Islet, Turtle Islet and Fairman's Cave before heading to Van Gia fishing village for BBQ lunch and relaxation. You will have an opportunity to understand more about fishermen's daily life in the bay. Afterwards we continue kayaking to the other side of the bay to visit a pearl farm. We return to the junk at around 4: 00PM for the second night. Dinner and overnight on boat.

Day 21: Halong – Hanoi (B, L)

After breakfast, we take a local wooden boat back to the Junk for our return to Halong City. Enroute there will be time for swimming and ‘arm-chair' exploration of more beautiful limestone islands- have your camera ready for some beautiful shots!
11: 30 Halong Phoenix Cruiser arrives at the dock for lunch in an A/C restaurant before returning to Hanoi. Trip ends at 4: 00PM. Check in hotel and relax.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 22: Hanoi – Departure (B)

After breakfast at hotel, relax until 10:30 AM our driver will pick you up and transfer you to the airport for your ongoing flight at 13:30 (SQ 175).

Tour Prices

Number of Person in Group/Pax Tour cost per Person (in US $)
Class Economy (2*) Superior (3*) First Class (4*) Luxury (5*)
2 pax - - - -
3 - 4 pax - - - -
5 - 6 pax - 1,433 - -
7 - 10 pax - - - -
10 pax up - - - -
Single surcharge - - - -

Trip includes:

  • Private tour
  • 01 double room + 01 triple room at hotels & Junk in places as indicated in program
  • Meals as indicated in program (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner)
  • Private transportation at places as indicated in program
  • Train tickets: Hanoi – Laocai – Hanoi (soft sleeper, A/C, 4 berth cabin)
  • Air tickets: Economy class – Vietnam Airlines
    HCMC – Phu Quoc
    Ho Chi Minh – Da Nang
    Da Nang – Hanoi
  • All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide at places
  • Boat trip at places (Mekong Delta, Halong)
  • Speed boat tickets: Phu Quoc – Rach Gia
  • Visa upon arrival to Vietnam.

Trip excludes:

  • Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses
  • International air fares/ airport taxes
  • Visa stamping fee at arrival airport.

What to bring:

  • Bring Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses and hat, toiletries, sun-block, insect repellent, flashlights, good shoes, personal first aid kit and medicines, small VND notes for buying drinks.