Secrets of Vietnam 13 Day Tour Package

Secrets of Vietnam 13 Day Tour Package

Visits: Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Nin Binh, Than Toan and the Mekong Delta Starts in: Hanoi Available: Every day (varies seasonally)
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13 days package
English
From $779Per person
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Secrets of Vietnam 13 Day Tour Package Highlights

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Spend a magical 13 days in Vietnam

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Understand the secrets of Hanoi, learning how to cook authentic dishes

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Spend time in the Vietnamese countryside on bikes and boat rides

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Each experience is led by a different handpicked insider expert

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Choose your hotel from our hand-picked selection of incredible options

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Spend time in Hue and Hoi An, seeing parts of Vietnam not all tourists get to see

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Enjoy the special atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh city and the Mekong Delta

Why we chose this tour

Our Secrets of Vietnam 13 Day Tour Package is an incredible experience where you'll see the best this glorious country has to offer. Start in Hanoi where you'll learn more about the city and head out to the UNESCO world heritage of Tam Coc. Spend time in Hue. Take a bike ride through the Vietnamese countryside and learn how to cook authentic Vietnamese dishes. Travel to Hoi An where you'll get an insider tour of the city and try no less than 9 Vietnamese dishes on a street food experience. Spend time in the surrounding countryside on boats, bicycles, and cooking classes with locals. Transfer to Ho Chi Minh City and finally, spend a day on the Mekong Delta, visiting the famous floating markets and enjoying lunch in a local house. Our Secrets of Vietnam 13 Day Tour Package leaves with guaranteed departures.


Our Secrets of Vietnam 13 Day Tour Package is a fully formed experience where you will truly feel you have gotten under the skin of Vietnam, its people, and its culture. Each day is led by an insider expert who we have hand-picked thanks to their experience and enthusiasm for the town they call home. We keep our experience sizes small, with just a handful of like-minded travelers on each, to further personalize. What’s more, you can pick your own hotel from an excellent selection of options, to ensure it perfectly suits your needs.

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Secrets of Vietnam 13 Day Tour Package Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Hanoi
  • Day one is reserved for your independent arrival in Hanoi. Check into your handpicked hotel and enjoy an evening of free time.
Day 2 - Hanoi
  • Get under the skin of Hanoi with an insider tour. Meet your guide and a small group of like-minded travelers and roam the streets in search of the best sights in the city.
  • You'll see sights such as Vietnam's oldest Bodhi tree, the Ho Chi Minh complex, and the world's most unique pagoda.
  • Visit either the Bat Trang pottery village or the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.
  • Stop for an authentic lunch at a local restaurant where you'll try 8 different Vietnamese dishes.
  • Finish at the Temple of Literature and the Ngoc Son Temple before heading back to your hotel for an evening of free time.
Day 3 - Ninh Binh, Tam Coc, Dancing Cave & Hoa Lu
  • Head out of the city towards the UNESCO world heritage site of Tam Noc.
  • Visit some of the most incredible sights just outside the city including Mua Cave. Hike up a rugged mountain for views of Tam Noc.
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch with incredible authentic Vietnamese flavors.
  • Continue to Tam Noc where you'll meet locals, explore the river and pass through 3 caves including the iconic dancing cave.
  • See Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Hang Ba's unique geology before hopping on a bike to explore more of the countryside.
  • Visit a local family's traditionally built house and enjoy afternoon tea with them plus a quick dip in the pool, before heading to Hanoi for an evening to do with as you please.
Day 4 - Flight to Hue
  • Day four is reserved for your independent travel to Hue. An optional airport transfer can be booked.
  • Check into your handpicked Hue hotel for rest and relaxation before tomorrow's activities.
Day 5 - Hue
  • Spend a day getting to know Hue a little better on an insider city tour.
  • Begin with a dragon boat ride to the oldest pagoda in the city.
  • Explore the Imperial Citadel that was home to Vietnamese royals.
  • Walk through the Dong Ba Market to experience a slice of local life.
  • Enjoy a delicious authentic lunch.
  • Continue to two tombs, that blend eastern and western architecture.
  • Finish with a visit to the unique conical hat and incense villages.
  • Return to your hotel for an evening to do as you please.
Day 6 - Than Toan Bike Tour & Cooking Class
  • Get whisked away from the city towards Than Toan, to learn more about Vietnamese local life and culture. Your guide and a small group of travelers will head out of the city where a bicycle awaits you. Hop on and glide through the Vietnamese countryside on your way to Than Toan village.
  • Enjoy the rice field views, the bustling markets, and the famous tiled roof bridge.
  • Head to the village's museum to learn more about Vietnamese people and their lives.
  • Spend some time on the Nhu Y River, rowing out to see panoramic views whilst trying your hand at using traditional tools such as casting nets and fishing traps.
  • Head towards an eco-home where you'll learn how to cook authentic Vietnamese foods under the tutelage of an experienced cook.
  • Sit down and enjoy your culinary creations before heading back to Hue for a free evening.
Day 7 - Transfer to Hoi An
  • Day 7 is reserved for your independent transfer to Hoi An. Check into your hotel to rest up.
Day 8 - Hoi An City & Food Tour
  • Enjoy a full day of exploring Hoi An and their food culture! Meet a local expert at your hotel before heading out for a tour of Hoi An, getting under the skin of this fascinating city.
  • This is an area of prosperous cultures - thanks to trade - and you'll see this reflected in the stunning architecture of this UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Walk through stunning pagodas, see some of the most iconic structures of the city such as the Assembly hall and temples.
  • Finish at a 200-year-old Tan Ky House which is home to the famous Japanese covered bridge.
  • Enjoy some free time before heading out again on a food tour!
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture whilst your guide takes you around some of the best spots for food in Hoi An.
  • Get off the beaten track and find out where the Vietnamese eat, sampling no less than 9 dishes. Finish with a Vietnamese coffee.
Day 9 - Hoi An Bike Tour, Boat ride & Cooking Class
  • Your local guide will pick you up and take you to Tra Que organic farm where you will learn about local vegetables and traditional farming methods.
  • Then you'll hop on a bike to explore more of Vietnam's countryside, spying rice paddies and water buffalo as you go.
  • Explore Hoi An's bustling food market, immersing yourself in everyday Vietnamese culture.
  • Cycle to the mangrove palm tree jungle where you'll hop onto a bamboo basket boat, navigating through the canals.
  • Finally, you'll have a cooking class with a local chef at a local restaurant. Enjoy a welcome drink then learn how to prepare authentic Vietnamese dishes.
  • Enjoy the fruits of your culinary labor before heading back to your hotel for an afternoon and evening of free time.
Day 10 - Flight to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 10 is reserved for your independent travel to Ho Chi Minh city. There is an optional transfer to Da Nang airport but you will be responsible for booking the flight.
  • Check into your hand-picked Ho Chi Minh city hotel to rest and relax before tomorrow's activities.
Day 11 - Ho Chi Minh City
  • Spend some time today getting to know Ho Chi Minh a little better with an insider tour. Meet your guide and a small group of like-minded travelers and head out into the city to see some of the best sights in town.
  • See the Reunification Palace where the Vietnam War ended in 1975.
  • Visit the Museum of American War Crimes which is an emotive experience in itself.
  • Marvel at examples of French Colonial Architecture including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post Office.
  • Finally stop at the Jade Pagoda built in 1909, a beautiful building where incense fills the air.
  • Finish at the local market where you can continue to explore the city on your own.
  • Spend the night at your hand-picked Ho Chi Minh City hotel.
Day 12 - Mekong Delta
  • Today you'll explore the magic of the Mekong Delta. You'll drive through the stunning Vietnamese countryside before exploring Cai Be.
  • Take time to stroll the fleamarket and local atmosphere.
  • Hop onto a boat for a cruise along the Mekong Delta.
  • Stop at a houseboat selling fresh fruit and pass along the famous floating market.
  • Stop at Tan Phong island with tropical gardens, folk music and take a short ride on a hand-rowed sampan.
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch in a local house where the host will show you how to make the dishes, and you can try yourself!
  • Rest after lunch or cycle for another half an hour before heading back to Ho Chi Minh for your final evening in your handpicked hotel.
Day 13 - Departure
  • Day 13 is reserved for your independent departure from Ho Chi Minh city, with a head full of memories and a camera full of amazing photos!
NB - all timings on Secrets of Vietnam 13 Day Tour Package are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
All touring and accomodation
Every meals as mentioned above
Mekong Delta Tour: Bicycle tour, boat tours, entrance fee
Ho Chi Minh City Tour/ Hoi An City Tour/ Than Toan Bike Tour/ Hue City Tour : Entrance fees
Hoi An Bike tour, Boat ride & Cooking class: Entrance fees, bicycle tour, lunch, bottle of water, organic farm visit, market tour, traditional bamboo boat ride & cooking class
Nin Binh Tour: Entrance fees & bicycle tour
Hanoi: Water Puppet Show & cyclo Tour
Excludes
Anything not mentioned above
Flights
Airport transfers & transfer between Hue & Hoi An
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
Essential Information
Each day will be led by an expert guide to provide an enhanced experience along Tourist Journey's values.
Please note that all travelers to Vietnam must have a valid Visa and medical travel insurance before they arrive to Vietnam
You can choose your hotel from our hand-picked selection during the booking process.
The order of the days might change because we optimize the itinerary to provide the best experience.
The minimum age required for the package is 4 years old .
Please inform us if you are vegetarian or vegan.
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