Ultimate Vietnam Itinerary For 2 Weeks
Hightlights
  • Essentials:

    • See iconic Hanoi – City for Peace
    • Visit Halong Bay – a famous UNESCO World Heritage site
    • Hoi An – a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1999
    • See the spectacular landscape in Ninh Binh – a place selected by US magazine Forbes as one of the 23 best places to travel around the world in 2023
    • Visit Ho Chi Minh City – “the Pearl of the Far East”

  • The breathtaking landscapes:

    • Enjoy scenic, local market, marble mountains and Halong scenary
    • Taking a boat ride and float down the Mekong River

  • Immersion in the daily life of mountain ethnic groups and Hiking/Trekking:

    • Hiking through picturesque places, terraced fields, streams, waterfalls and local villages
    • Experience the daily activities of mountain ethnic people
    • Harvesting tropical fruits in Mekong Delta River

  • The MOST of Asia Mystika:

    • 100% tailor-made tour
    • Attention to details and value for money
    • Accompanied by experienced local guides

  • More experience:

    • Visit Ho Chi Minh City – “the Pearl of the Far East”
    • See local life in Mekong Delta – the “rice bowl” of Vietnam
    • Touring Hue – a city of historical significance, cultural richness, and natural beauty

Itinerary

DAY 01: SAIGON ARRIVAL (-/-/-)

Accommodation: City Hotel

Meals included: No

Welcome to Saigon and start your tour with us! Meet your driver then transfer to Saigon center, check in to your hotel at 2:00 pm before exploring this beautiful city.

Overnight in Saigon.

Note: Hotel check-in time:14:00

Saigon

Bui Vien Walking Street

Saigon Post Office

DAY 02: SAIGON – CU CHI – SAIGON HALF-DAY CITY TOUR (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast

Continue to Cu Chi to visit Cu Chi tunnels, where you have to become a true explorer when you crawl underground for an insight into life as the guerrillas during the Vietnam War. Be ready for a dark and sweaty experience you might never go through before!

Then start Saigon city tour, the first place is The Independence Palace symbolizes Vietnam's victory, peace, and territorial integrity. This place has a glamorous design, hundreds of rooms equipped with luxurious furnishings and decorations, and an enormous and gorgeous exterior space; continue to Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office: Built between 1877 and 1883 this is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture. End of the tour is Ben Thanh Market: This bustling market is very popular with tourists, primarily due to its central location. It has a wide selection of goods ranging from fake Nike shoes to beautiful silk Ao Dais.

Return to Saigon for dinner and cozy overnight.

Saigon Independence Palace

Saigon Ben Thanh Market

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

DAY 03: SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA – SAIGON (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast

Travel to the Mekong Delta to take a boat ride and float down the Mekong River when you arrive in My Tho. En route visit Coconut Candy Village or Cai Be Village to get a closer look of how their specialties are made. Row a sampan through the channels, you can learn more about the local life and sample freshly harvested tropical fruits.

Back to Saigon, overnight in Saigon.

Cai Be village

Coconut Candy Village

Coconut Candy Village

DAY 04: SAIGON - FLIGHT TO DANANG - COCONUT FOREST - HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Hotel/Ecolodge

Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast, depart to take a flight o Danang. After arrive head to visit Bay Mau 7 hectares water coconut forest at Cam Thanh Village. Hearing about the past war story before exploring the now tranquil coconut-palm-flanked waterways of a past war and hearing of the extreme conditions endured by soldiers of both sides. Enjoy Thung Chai basket boat demonstration by our crews.

Learn to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats and join in basket boat racing for fun and learn how to make origami creations from reeds of palm leaves such as grasshoppers, birds, rings, sunglass, bracelets, etc.

In the afternoon, visit Hoi An town, recognized by UNESCO in 1999 as a World Heritage site because of its unusually well-preserved ancient streets and homes: Japanese Bridge, a Sino-Vietnamese - Japanese merchant house, the Chinese Fujian Temple, Hoi An central market, Museum of History and Culture, Hoi An Handicraft Workshop.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Bay Mau Coconut Forest

Bay Mau Coconut Forest

Bay Mau Coconut Forest

DAY 05: HOI AN COUNTRYSIDE (B/L/-)

Accommodation: Hotel/Ecolodge

Meals included: Breakfast

After a hearty breakfast, enjoy a morning bike ride through the rural scenery of Hoi An to a small vegetable planting village located on the banks of Tra Que Village. Tra Que Village has been infamous for its special aromatic Vietnamese herbs. Join local people in their daily works of planting and watering produce. Here, you can take a cooking class to learn how to cook some local specialties in a tranquil setting. There is nothing better than enjoying your creations for lunch. Look forward to a peaceful and memorable night in Hoi An.

Tra Que Village

Tra Que Village

Tra Que Village

DAY 06: HOI AN - BA NA HILLS – FLIGHT TO HANOI (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Hotel/Ecolodge

Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast, leave Hoi An to visit Bana Hill. We take Cable Car which gains 5 world scores to Ba Na hills station, visit Vong Nguyet hills, Linh Ung pagoda, The Old Villas of French. Moving up by cable car to the Nui Chua Mountain – the top of Ba Na range, visiting Nghinh Phong top, Le Nim Villas, Orchid Garden… Experience hill climbing train (first and unique funicular in Vietnam) and visit an old French cellar (Debay Ancient Wine Cellar), flower garden Le Jardin D’amour and Linh Ung Pagoda.

In the late afternoon, transfer to airport to take a flight to Hanoi

Overnight in Hanoi.

Linh Ung Pagoda

Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge

Ba Na Hill Wine Cellar

DAY 07: HANOI CITY TOUR (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Cruise

Meals included: Breakfast

Depart a day to explore Hanoi. Start visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum which is solemn and revered memorial President Ho Chi Minh, the founding father of modern Vietnam, is preserved and displayed for public homage.

Continue to visit Temple of Literature a historic and culturally significant site, being Vietnam's first university and dedicated to Confucius.

Discover the charm of Hanoi's Old Quarter as you wander through its bustling streets, lined with colonial architecture, traditional markets, and vibrant street food vendors.

Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this ancient city, visiting iconic landmarks such as Hoan Kiem Lake along the way.

Overnight in Hanoi

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Temple of literature

Hanoi Old Quarter

DAY 08: HANOI - SAPA - LOCAL VILLAGES & TERRACED FIELDS (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast

Distance: ~ 320km, ~ 5-6 hour drive (depending on traffic)

Aftre breakfast, our driver and local guide will pick you up to Muong Hoa Valley. Then you will trek along the way for stunning scenery of Fansipan mountain and Muong Hoa valley. You will also enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river and rice paddy terraces. You eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where you can rest and visit several local families. After that, you will pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Ta Van village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route.

Back to Sapa for overnight.

Y Linh Ho Villager

Ta Van Village

Ta Van Village

DAY 09: FANSIPAN - SILVER WATERFALLS - O QUY HO PASS (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast

In the morning, visit Fansipan peak, spend 20 minutes with cable car to enjoy the spectacular scenery. Reach the altitude of 2800 meters, you have a good time to see the view and take photos, visit pagoda the spiritual destinations and trek up to 600 steps you will reach the peak of Fansipan - the Roof of Indochina. (Spend about 1,5 hours hiking and taking photos). Come back to Cable Car Station and head to Silver Waterfall, located a short distance away. Admire the powerful cascade of water as it plunges down the mountainside, creating a mesmerizing spectacle. Capture stunning photographs and enjoy the serenity of the surroundings. Continue to Sapa on the way of photographers, stop at O Quy Ho pass - the highest mountain pass in Vietnam. It is the best point here to enjoy breathtaking scenery of the two sides of Fansipan Mountain range. Amazingly that you can feel the weather very differently by the sides: On many days It is foggy and cloudy on Sapa side and sunny brightly on the other side.

Overnight in Sapa.

Fansipan Peak

O Quy Ho

Silver Waterfall Sapa

DAY 10: SAPA MARKET - HANOI (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast, We visit Sapa Town

Visit Stone church in Sapa - a prominent landmark located in the heart of Sapa town. Then visit Sapa Market, we walk to admire and explore the town, the local life live to have an overview about this beautiful town

Then depart to Hanoi

Overnight in Hanoi. 

Sapa Bac Ha Market

Sapa Bac Ha Market

Sapa Bac Ha Market

DAY 11: HANOI - NINH BINH - HANOI (B/-/-)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast, departure for Hoa Lu - Tam Coc, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way.

After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu - the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam. We will visit Dinh king temple and Le king temple, in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that, we go to Tam Coc (10 km far from Hoa Lu).

After lunch you will get on bamboo boat - rowed by the local people - in Hoang Long River to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way. You pass through three enormous caves that provide a brief respite from the intense summer sun. It takes approximately two hours to go up and down the river and along the way, you witness local fisherfolk, village life along the river and, of course, the striking limestone karst formations that Tam Coc is famous for.

We take the car come back Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

Tam Coc

Hoa Lu

Tam Coc

DAY 12: HANOI - HALONG BAY (B/L/D)

Accommodation: Cruise

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Distance: ~ 180km, ~ 3-hour drive (depending on traffic)

After breakfast depar to Halong by car. Upon arrival in Tuan Chau Marina, embark your boat and start cruising. Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site composed of almost 2,000 islands and jungle-clad limestone pillars.

After arriving at noon, you will board a beautiful boat for an overnight cruise on Halong Bay with an excellent menu of fresh seafood. Lunch and dinner are served on boat.

Overnight onboard.

Halong Bay

Halong Bay

Halong Bay

DAY 13: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B/BR/-)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast, Brunch

Enjoy miraculous sunrise over the islets of the Bay. The boat will take us to go about marvelous areas. Then it’s back to the boat and cruise to Halong Port arriving around noon. Back to Hanoi.

Upon arrival in Hanoi, check in at the hotel and relax. Free in the evening.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Hanoi Opera

Hanoi Old Quarter

Hoan Kiem Lake

DAY 14: HANOI DEPARTURE (B/-/-)

Meals included: Breakfast

Transfer to the airport for onward flight. Make sure to keep in touch with new friends you found during the trip and don’t forget to share your wonderful journey and reviews with us on our social media.


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Noi Bai Airport

Noi Bai Airport

Noi Bai Airport

Price

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Price Policies
Price Includes Price Excludes
  • Accommodation nights (Hotels/Lodge/Local House/Homestay)
  • Transportation with air-condition
  • Breakfast, meals as mentioned
  • English-speaking guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Water during the itinerary (2 bottles/pax/day)
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • 2D1N Halong Bay night cruise
  • Bach Long Glass Bridge
  • Cycling/Hiking, bamboo rafting, local activities, etc
  • Drinks or meals not at above mentioned
  • Personal expenses and other services than mentioned
  • Visa. Stamping fee at the airport
  • Flight ticket
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance
  • Supplement of room rate
  • Bana Hill, Tra Que Cooking Class, Saigon Vespa Tour
Children Policy

 

For Asia Mystika Travel Experiences (excursions and day trips) children between the ages of 4 and 11, at dates of travel, will receive a 15% discount off the Adult price (based on total travelers - adults + children 4 -11), unless specified otherwise in a proposal.

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Cancellation must be made in writing by email and be received in time (please keep in mind weekends, public holidays, and different time zones on both ends).

The charges below apply unless different terms have been mentioned at quotation/booking time.

 

Individual traveler (1 – 8 people)

  • 31 days and more before arrival: Non-refundable deposit (if any)
  • From 30 days to 22 days’ prior arrival date: Non-refundable deposit or 10% of total tour cost
  • From 21 days to 15 days’ prior arrival date: Non-refundable deposit or 25% of total tour cost
  • From 14 days to 08 days’ prior arrival date: 50% of total tour cost
  • Between 7 days and 48 hours before arrival: 75% of total tour cost
  • Less than 48 hours before arrival: 90% of total tour cost
  • Shortening or cancellation on site: 100% of total tour cost

 

Group traveler (From 9 people)

  • 31 days and more before arrival: Non-refundable deposit (if any)
  • From 30 days to 22 days’ prior arrival date: Non-refundable deposit or 20% of total tour cost
  • From 21 days to 15 days’ prior arrival date: Non-refundable deposit or 70% of total tour cost
  • From 14 days to 08 days’ prior arrival date: 90% of total tour cost
  • Shortening or cancellation on site: 100% of total tour cost

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