Vietnam Shore Excursions offers the best Classic Vietnam Tour for all valued customers to explore all the hidden charms and beauties of Vietnam from South to North. Join our Classic Vietnam Tour 12 Days, you will be astonished by the bustling Saigon at night, the Mighty Mekong Delta as well as have a great chance to study more about the fascinating history of Vietnam by visiting the World Heritage Sites of Hue Imperial City and Hoi An ancient town, explore the emperors’ tombs in Hue, to discover the unique customs and history of Hanoi Capital and to witness the extraordinary beauty of Ha Long Bay.
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Classic Vietnam Tour 12 Days Information
Destination: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi – Mekong Delta – Da Nang – Hoi An – Hue – Hanoi – Halong Bay
Highlights: Ho Chi Minh City Tour, Hanoi City Tour, Overnight cruise in Halong bay, Hue Royal Citadel, Hoi An Ancient Town, Cu Chi tunnels, admire the beauties of Mekong Delta
Meeting Location: Tan Son Nhat International Airport – Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
End Location: Noi Bai International Airport – Hanoi, Vietnam
Duration: 12 days
Transportation: Private transport with well air-conditioned and seat belts
Tour Type: Classic Vietnam Tour
Activity Level: Moderate
Medical Concerns: Please let us know if you have any of allergy to your food
Vietnam Classic Tour for 12 Days Itinerary
Please note that this proposed Classic Vietnam Tour 12 days is subject to availability. We only proceed with all reservations upon receiving your written confirmation. We recommend your confirmation as early as possible.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Pick you up from the Tan Son Nhat International Airport and start your Classic Vietnam Tours for 12 Days with Vietnam Shore Excursions. Then transfer to the hotel in Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to visit 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. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will take a sightseeing tour to Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of April 1975. Visit some fantastic French constructions: Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Central Post Office. Go shopping at Ben Thanh market. Finally, our guide and driver will transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 3: Mekong Delta Tour – Hoi An (B, L)
Pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh and transfer to visit Mekong Delta. You will have a great chance to admire the beautiful landscapes and view along the way to My Tho City. On arrival, we will begin the tour with a boat ride along the river and visit local houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages. Then we will experience a boat ride through a natural canal in Ben Tre, enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea and “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, and have lunch at a local restaurant later. In the afternoon, you will visit a family business, taste the delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life.
Finally, our tour guide and driver will transfer you to Tan Son Nhat International Airport to take your flight to Da Nang. On arrival, our tour guide and driver will pick you up at the Da Nang International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 4: Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and continue to experience the Classic Vietnam Tour 12 Days. Firstly, you will be transferred to My Son Sanctuary to visit the Cham Holy Land, a World Heritage site. Then transfer back to Hoi An and have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will explore Hoi An Ancient Town: visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, Tan Ky old house, the Cantonese congregation, the silk street of Hoi An and the Hoi Quan Phuc Kien Pagoda with style buildings of Chinese people. Dinner on a guest’s account. End the 4th day of the classic vietnam tour 12 days. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 5: Ba Na Hills and Marble Mountains Tour (B, L)
Pick up at your hotel and start the 5th day of the classic vietnam tour 12 days. Firstly, you will be transferred to Ba Na Hills to enjoy the beautiful view from the cable car up to the summit. Upon arrival, have sightseeing and take photos at the world-famous Golden Bridge, continue to the flower garden Le Jardin D’amour with many kinds of beautiful flowers. Take another cable car route to reach French Village at the height of 1138 meters for experience architecture here. You also visit Fantasy Amusement. Have lunch at a restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will visit Marble Mountains, a well-known spiritual site with caves, tunnels and sacred pagodas inside the mountains. Explore the mountains and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Danang city and My Khe beach from the summit. Finally, our tour guide and driver will transfer back to your hotel in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 6: Hoi An – Da Nang – Hue (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and depart for Hue. You will have some stops for photos at the Hai Van pass and Lang Co beach. Have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit Dong Ba market, the Hue Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945, and the ruins of the Purple Forbidden City. End the 6th day of the Classic Vietnam Tour 12 days. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7: Hue City Tour – Hanoi (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and cruise on the Perfume River to visit the royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc, Thien Mu pagoda and the mausoleum of Emperor Khai Dinh, in a setting of gardens and lakes. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Transfer to Phu Bai Airport for a boarding flight to Hanoi. Pick up at Noi Bai airport and transfer to your hotel. Dinner on a guest’s account. End the 7th day of the Classic Vietnam Tour for 12 Days. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 8: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and start another day of the Classic Vietnam Tour. Firstly, we will visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda. Continue to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will visit Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple, Tran Quoc pagoda and Quan Thanh temple. Especially, we will take a trihsaw riding around the old quarter streets from Hang Dau to Hang Gai. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer to visit Halong Bay through the Red River Delta. On arrival, you will board the junk and have lunch. Then visit Halong Bay, Thien Cung cave, Dau Go cave, Tuan Chau Island, Dog Island, Sail Island and Ti Top Beach. Have dinner on the junk, whilst enjoying the sunset. Drinks and overnight on the junk. End the 9th of the classic vietnam tour.
Day 10: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Have breakfast and start a new day of the classic vietnam tour 12 days. We will visit man’s head island, Tortoise Island, Toad Island, Bai Tho Mountain. Return and have lunch on the junk. Back to Ha Long wharf. Coach trip back to Hanoi. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 11: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hanoi (B, L)
Pick you up at your hotel and start the 11th day of the classic vietnam tour 12 days. Today we will visit Ninh Binh. You will have a great chance to admire many beautiful landscapes and view along the way. On arrival, we will visit Bai Dinh Pagoda. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Then transfer to visit Trang An. We will take a boat ride to explore all hidden charms and beauties of this beautiful destination. After that, our tour guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel. End the 11th day of the classic vietnam tour. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 12: Hanoi Departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free for shopping until transfer to Noi Bai International Airport for departure. End of services. Finish your Classic Vietnam Tour 12 Days.
- Economy flight tickets: Saigon – Da Nang; Hue – Hanoi
- Private transportation as program
- Hotel accommodation (Check-in time: 14h00, Check-out time: 12h00)
- English speaking guides
- All entrance fees & boat trips to indicated sights
- Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Visa approval letter to Vietnam (Except for $25 usd per person as stamping fee at the airport)
- International flights.
- Vietnamese entry visa fee: US$25
- Travel insurance
- Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
- Personal expenses
- Early check-in & late check-out
- Tips for guides and drivers
Why Book Our Vietnam Classic Tour Package for 12 Days?
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Quality: Experienced, reliable local guides
Convenient: Hotel pick-up with high quality transportations
Personalized: Fully customizable tour itineraries, at your own pace
Service: 24/7 Customer Support
Food we serve: All kinds of food are selected carefully and safely.
How to Book a Classic Tour Vietnam?
It is very easy to book a Classic Vietnam Tour for 12 Days with us. Simply send us an inquiry. Then you will reply as soon as possible with the full itinerary and the price of the tour.
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Vietnam Shore Excursions
Online Support: David Nguyen
Hotline: +84913138096 (WhatsApp)
Terms & Conditions
We ask for a 60 % deposit on your receipt of our PayPal invoice for this Classic Vietnam Tour for 12 days. The rest of the balance you will pay at the end of your tour in cash – $USD or local currency VND at the exchange rate prevailing on the day or pay online in advance by (PayPal/ Credit, Debit Card). Your booking will be instantly confirmed with ticket booking.
Please note: We will charge an extra 3% for bank services if you pay your deposit or the total of payment via PayPal, Credit cards, Debit Card.
Deposit Cancellation Terms:
If customers cancel some or all portions of the booking regardless of the reasons, the customers agree to pay cancellation fees as follows:
- If you cancel the trip 40 days before the arrival, VSE will refund your deposit.
- If you cancel the trip 39-30 days before the arrival, you will lose 10% of the full payment.
- If you cancel the trip 29-15 days before the arrival, you will lose 30% of the full payment.
- If you cancel the trip 14-7 days before the arrival, you will lose 50% of the full payment.
- If you cancel the trip 6-2 days before the arrival, you will lose 75% of the full payment.
- If you cancel less than 2 days, you will lose 100% of the full payment.
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