Tour infomation
  • Price From: $1083
  • Tour Length: Tour 16 days / 15 nights
  • Tour Type: Tour Packages
  • Start From: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Tour route: Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi tunnelsMy Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho – Nam Cat Tien park – Da Lat – Hoi An – Hue – Ha Noi – Lao Cai – Sapa – Ha Long Bay

Mekong Delta Tours sincerely introduce you the Vietnam tour package 16 days as follows:

  • Destination: Ho Chi Minh city – Cu Chi tunnels – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho – Nam Cat Tien park – Da Lat – Hoi An – Hue – Ha Noi – Lao Cai – Coc Ly market – Sapa – Ha Long Bay.

Highlight: Sightseeing by motorbike in Da Lat city

Itinerary :

Day 1:  Ho Chi Minh city & arrival

  • Arrive to Tan Son Nhat airport. Pick up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city & Cu Chi tunnels (B/L/_)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Start a sightseeing tour to the Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of the war in April 1975, and some French colonial structures including Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Central Post Office. Depart for Cu Chi tunnels, an underground network of tunnels constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, accommodation, etc. and were used as a military base for the Vietcong during the American war
  • Return Ho Chi Minh city, After seeing the Emperor Jade Pagoda and the War Remnants Museum, we end the city tour with Ben Thanh market where anything and everything is for sale. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Ho Chi Minh

 Day 3 : Hochiminh – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B/L/_)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals. Have a short cycling tour, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals.
  • Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages.
  • Proceed to Can Tho. After check in the hotel, walking around the village to explore local people’s daily life and chat with them.
  • Dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Can Tho

Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang – Ho Chi Minh ( B/L/_ )

  • Early morning, take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (Bassac River), then proceed to visit Cai Răng floating market which are the liveliest in the whole religion. Return the hotel for having breakfast. Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to cross a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only o­ne stem of bamboo.
  • Visit the orchard garden.
  • Stop for lunch.
  • Back to HCM city.
  • Dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh – Nam Cat Tien National park (B/L/_)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. After leaving the busy city of Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon), turning off the National Highway 20 leads visitors to a mountainous area full of roadside plantations of rubber and green coffee. A short, smooth 150 km bus ride takes visitors to a former volcanic crater, known as Lava tubes. Crossing the Dong Nai River to enter the Cat Tien National Park enables visitors begin their wildlife experience.
  • Afternoon, we do a three hour trekking to through the Reserved Core Area. We will see many kinds of hundreds of years old trees. Then return to the center for dinner. Highlight: Two-hour night cruise in to the jungle, in a jeep, allows visitor to enjoy the feelings of watching wild animals drinking and hearing the calls of rhinoceros. Overnight in Nam Cat Tien park.

Day 6: Nam Cat Tien National park – Da Lat (B/L/_)

  • Visitors wake up to the nice songs of native birds. Breakfast prepares them for another four – hour trekking to see the Crocodiles swamp and back to the head quarter for lunch. Then leaving for Da Lat by private car.
  • Dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Da Lat

Day 7: Da Lat city sightseeing by motorbike (B/L/_)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Driven to Datanla trekking area. We start the trek through the pine forest down to the stream. The trek goes through the green jungle and offers to see as many as 7 waterfalls, some of them are good for swimming, so do not forget your swimming clothes.
  • We trek about 6 km along the stream, through the jungle and have to cross the stream a few times. The morning hiking will take about 3 hours, then transfer back to your hotel for changing clothes. Driving to Tuyen Lam Lake, take a sightseeing the beautiful scenery of Tuyen Lam Lake by  boat. Then visit  the old Da Lat Railway Station, Hang Nga crazy house, Dalat Flower Garden. View the sight of Da Lat suburb gardener of Trai Mat village with the most impresive of Linh Phuoc pagoda architecture. Visit the organic weasel coffee farm.  The  last  stop is Central Market for  shopping.
  • Dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Da Lat

Day 8:  Da Lat – Da Nang – Hoi An (B/_/_)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Free until transfer to the airport for boarding the flight VN1954 to Da Nang (14.00 – 15.20). Pick up and transfer to Hoi An ancient town.
  • Lunch & dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Hoi An

Day 9: Hoi An (B)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure.
  • Lunch & Dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Hoi An

Day 10: Hoi An (B/_/_)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure.
  • Lunch & Dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Hoi An

Day 11: Hoi An – Da Nang – Hue – Ha Noi (B/L/D)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Hue via Da Nang. On the way, visit the Marble mountain, the Cham museum and China Beach. Over Hai Van Pass – to enjoy the wonderful panorama from the top of the Pass. In the afternoon, Visit the royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc, the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945, and the ruins of the Purple Forbidden City.
  • Visit Dong Ba market and enjoy Bun Bo a special dish of local people before transferring to the airport for boarding the flight VN1544 to Ha Noi (21.15 – 22.25).
  • Pick up and transfer to your hotel.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Ha Noi.

Day 12: Ha Noi city – Lao Cai (B/L/D)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Today, we enjoy a full day city tour of this charming capital city including the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the impressive Ethnologic Museum, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword. Late afternoon we take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. Enjoy a glass of “Bia Hoi – draught beer ” at Ta Hien Street before enjoying the traditional water puppet show.
  • Visit the night market and having dinner at Ngon restaurant
  • 20: 00 pm – Pick up and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Laocai.
  • Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin.

Day 13: Lao Cai – Coc Ly market – Sapa ( B/ L/ _) Tuesday

  • Meeting your local tour guide and driver upon arrival. Transfer to a local restaurant for having breakfast. Then visit CocLy market, which is situated far from Sapa. Enjoy the peaceful life of 6 different minority peoples (Flower H’mong, Black Dzao, Tay, Dzay, HaNhi and Nung). The market is the chance for the minorities to meet and share joy and sorrows after the crops, to exchange one another’s experience. Say goodbye to the market and get down onto a boat along Chay river. You are bound to feel great and find yourselves smaller among high rock mountains and to be surprised at white and breathtakingly waterfalls. The Fairy Cave is located deeply in the rocks. Get off the boat to visit a village of the Tay Minority (TrungDo village) by the river. After the boat trip, visit a small town – Bao Nhai.
  • Proceed to Sapa.
  • Dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight at your proposed hotel in Sapa (Standard room at Gecko hotel)

Day 14 : Sapa – Cat Cat – Sin Chai –  Giang TaChai – Lao Cai (B/L/_)

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Trekking around 6 km to visit two villages of the Black H’mong (CatCat and SinChai). After lunch, visit the Red Dzao in GiangTaChai village, stopping off to see a picturesque waterfall and suspension bridge. Walk up to the road and take the jeep back to Sapa.
  • Transfer to Laocai train station for boarding the Express to Hanoi (20:15 – 5:00).
  • Dinner on guest’s account.
  • Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin.

Day 15: return Hanoi – Halong (_/L/D)

  • Arrive to the train station around 05.00am. Pick up and transfer to a mini hotel  for taking rest.
  • At 8.00am, pick up at your hotel. Depart to Halong, enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.
  • 10H00: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break
  • 12h00: Arrive at Tuan Chau wharf – Break and photography time
  • 12h30: Board the Cruises for departure. Welcome drink will be served
  • 13h00: Lunch is served while cruising through the bay
  • 15h30: Visit exciting Cua Van fishing village. The village is free of busy roads and streets, electric lights, houses and high rise buildings. Instead, there are only herds of little boats and rafts. You will have the chance to discover the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen.
  • 16h30: Enjoy kayaking or swimming (if the weather permits).
  • 17h00: Back on board and continue cruising to Drum Cave (Hang Trong) to dock.
  • 19h00: Dinner is served.
  •  21h00: Take some leisure time to enjoy chatting at the bar or enjoy some night fishing.
  • Relax and spend a romantic night Cruise

Day 16: Halong – Hanoi & departure (B/L/_)

  • 07.00: Coffee and tea will be served
  • 08.00: Continue cruising
  • 08h15: Visit splendid Sung Sot Cave
  • 09h00: Check out and  enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay, passing Dinh Huong Island, fishing villages, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island and Sail Island.
  • 09.30: Buffet brunch (breakfast/lunch) while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier
  • 11h30: Arrive at the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew.
  • 12.00: Return from Halong to Hanoi.
  • 14h00: Stop over in Dong Trieu town to visit a ceramics workshop.
  • 16.00: Arrive in Hanoi.
  • At 20.00, transfer to the airport.
  • End service.
Hotel grade

Cost in US$ per person

2 pax 3 – 4 pax 5 – 8 pax 9 – 11 pax 12 – 15 pax Single supplement
Two stars 1591 1409 1242 1148 1083 272
Three stars 1669 1488 1320 1227 1161 338
Four stars 1958 1776 1609 1515 1450 612


Tour price includes:

  • Private transportation for pick up and transfer as per the tour program
  • Domestic flight ticket: Da Lat –  Da Nang; Hue – Ha Noi (economy class)
  • Train ticket: Ha Noi- Lao Cai – Ha Noi (soft berth cabin)
  • Shared cruise in Ha Long Bay
  • Hotel pick up and drop off service
  • English speaking tour guide for sightseeing
  • Private boat trip in Mekong Delta, Chay River
  • Mineral water on car (2 bottles/ pax/day)
  • All entrance fees, motorbike & driver
  • Hotel accommodation based on two persons share a doubled or two single beds room
  • Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
  • Vietnamese visa landing arrangement

Tour price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Vietnam
  • International airport tax
  • English speaking tour guide on the transfer Ho Chi Minh city – Nam Cat Tien Park – Da Lat
  • Vietnamese entry visa (US$45/person)
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses.

 Thank you for visiting our Vietnam tour package 16 days. We are looking forward to serving you.

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