This Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days is particularly customized for all valued clients to explore all the hidden charms and beauties of Vietnam from South to North. You will be astonished by the bustling Saigon at night, the Mighty Mekong Delta, the valleys and waterfalls in Dalat, then chill out on the white sandy beaches of Nha Trang.
Moreover, you will have a great chance to study moreabout 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 of the ethnic people in the mountainous area of Sapa Tour and to witness the extraordinary beauty of Ha Long Bay.
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Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days Information
Destination: Ho Chi Minh – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi – Cai Be – Can Tho – Dalat – Nha Trang – Da Nang – Hoi An – Hue – Hanoi – Sapa – Halong Bay
Highlights: Ho Chi Minh City Tour, Hanoi City Tour, explore cultural identities of ethnic groups in Sapa, 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: 19 days
Transportation: Private transport with well air-conditioned and seat belts
Tour Type: Grand Tour Vietnam
Activity Level: Moderate
Medical Concerns: Please let us know if you have any of allergy to your food
Vietnam Grand Tour 19 Days Itinerary
Please note that this proposed Grand Tour Vietnam 19 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 Grand Tour Vietnam 19 days with Vietnam Shore Excursions. Then transfer to the hotel in Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel and start the 2nd day of the Grand Tour Vietnam. 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. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Visit Thien Hau & Quan Am pagoda, the Emperor Jade Pagoda and the War Remnants Museum. Go shopping at Ben Thanh market. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi – Ho Chi Minh (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh and transfer to Cao Dai Headquarters. Here is one of the highlights of the Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days. On arrival, we will attend the fantastic mid-day temple service where followers fill the hall wearing colorful robes, a symbol of the curious combination of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
Then 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. Transfer back to your hotel.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Cai Be. You will explore the Mekong Delta via the Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days. Visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the vendors trading fruit and many other commodities on their vessels. We also visit some small family-run businesses to see how products such as coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made, and walk through the small villages to visit the orchards and fruit plantations. Enjoy the traditional folk music, take the rowing boat to cruise through a series of small canals.
After that, take a boat ride to Tan Phong Island to join the cooking class to learn how to make the special Vietnamese food. Enjoy lunch with what you have cooked. Continue the tour by cycling around the village. Transfer by motor boat to a small village in Cai Rang district. Time for a self-cooked dinner and enjoy it together with the local host. Overnight in your riverside cottage.
Day 5: Phong Dien – Cai Rang Floating Market (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market which is at its busiest at this time of day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Then visit Cai Rang floating market. Break for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. End the 5th day of the Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City – Da Lat (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Da Lat city via National highway 2. Enjoy your Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days with the smooth drive and the beautiful landscapes. Stop for photos at the La Nga lake and the floating village. Visit the Datanla waterfall. Lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed to Da Lat. At leisure in the late afternoon. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Da Lat city.
Day 7: Dalat City Tour (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and start another day of the Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days. Visit Truc Lam meditation Monastery in Vietnamese architecture, Tuyen Lam Lake, Cock Church – a Church with beautiful French architecture. Continue the trip to Valley of love, XQ Historical embroidery art Village which creates delicate and refined embroidered pictures. Stop over at Dalat jam workshop where you can buy some special food from Da Lat or visit the strawberry garden. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the Summer Palace, which used to be the retreat for our last emperor – Bao Dai during summers. Back to the hotel. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Dalat.
Day 8: Dalat – Nha Trang (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and depart to Nha Trang. Lunch during the route. Stop for photos at the Po Klong Garai Cham tower, the Ngoan Muc pass and Cam Ranh Bay on the way to Nha Trang. End the 8th day of Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days. At leisure in the afternoon. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Nha Trang.
Day 9: Nha Trang and Its OffShore Island (B, L)
Another highlight of Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days is to explore Nha Trang. Pick you up from your hotel and take the morning boat trip to visit the offshore islands including Hon Mun, Hon Mot Island. Visit the Tri Nguyen Aquarium. Have lunch on Hon Tam Island. Free time for swimming. Returning to Nha Trang city. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Nha Trang.
Day 10: Nha Trang – Da Nang – Hoi An (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Cam Ranh airport for a boarding flight to Da Nang. Pick you up and transfer to Hoi An Ancient town. Do enjoy your Grand Tour Vietnam for 19 Days. Free in the afternoon. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Hoi An.
Day 11: Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and continue to experience Grand Tour Vietnam. Transfer to My Son to visit the Cham Holy Land, a World Heritage site. Transfer back to Hoi An and have lunch at a local restaurant. Then 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 11th day of the grand tour vietnam. Overnight at a hotel in Hoi An.
Day 12: Hoi An – Da Nang – Hue (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and depart for Hue via Da Nang, visit the Marble Mountain, the Cham Museum. Stop for photos at the Hai Van pass and Lang Co beach. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Dong Ba market, the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945, and the ruins of the Purple Forbidden City. End the 12th day of the Grand Tour Vietnam 19 days. Overnight at a hotel in Hue.
Day 13: Hue – 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 a hotel. Dinner on a guest’s account. End the 13 day of the Grand Tour Vietnam. Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi.
Day 14: Hanoi City Tour – Lao Cai (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel and start another day of the Grand Tour vietnam. 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. Lunch at a local restaurant. Visit Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple, Tran Quoc pagoda and Quan Thanh temple. Cyclo riding around the old quarter streets from Hang Dau to Hang Gai.
Dinner on a guest’s account. Then pick up at a hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Lao Cai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin. (4 pax/cabin or 2 pax/cabin on request). End the 14th day of the vietnam grand tour 19 days.
Day 15: Lao Cai – Fansipan Mountain – Cat Cat Village (B, L)
Pick-up from Lao Cai train station in the early morning and transfer to the hotel for breakfast and shower. Have breakfast at the hotel and start a new day of the grand tour vietnam. This morning, you will discover Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains. It normally takes people one or two days to reach the peak of Fansipan mountain on foot. However, you will take the three-rope cable car system which carries you from the bottom to the highest point of the mountain in 15-20 minutes. From there, you can enjoy the scenery and magnificent views of the Sapa area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province.
Then, you will be transferred back to Sapa to have lunch at the restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit Cat Cat Village with beautiful landscapes and more experiences of tribe people here with black H’mong people family and discover their real life. You will walk down to the waterfall and Hydrogen power station built by the French. You can have a chance to enjoy more understanding of their cultures. Back to your hotel. Free to relax at a hotel or walk around the town for more exploration.
You can visit a stone church which is located in the heart of Sapa town built by the French from the early 20th century or enjoy the beautiful scenery of the mountain and the valleys surrounding. Have dinner at a local restaurant. End the 15 day of the grand tour vietnam 19 days. Overnight at Sa Pa.
Day 16: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Hanoi (B, L)
Pick you up at your hotel in Sapa and transfer to visit Lao Chai, a Black H’mong ethnic minority village. We will have light trekking from Lai Chai to Ta Van village of the Giay ethnic minority hill tribe. Our tour guide will tell you many stories about these places with special cultural identities. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will continue to walk on a hilly trail through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dao ethnic minority village. Then we transfer to Lao Cai train station for boarding the Express train to Ha Noi. End the 16th day of the grand tour vietnam.
Day 17: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Arriving in Hanoi in the early morning. Starting a new day of the grand tour vietnam 19 days by picking up at the train station and leave for Halong Bay through the Red River Delta. Arrive in Halong Bay and board the junk. 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 17th of the grand tour vietnam.
Day 18: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Have breakfast and start a new day of the grand tour vietnam 19 days. 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 at a hotel in Hanoi.
The Surprise Cave, Halong Bay Vietnam
Day 19: Hanoi Departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free for shopping until transfer to Noi Bai International Airport for departure. End of services. Finish your Grand Tour Vietnam 19 Days.
- Economy flight tickets: Nha Trang – 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
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We ask for a 60 % deposit on your receipt of our PayPal invoice for this Grand Tour Vietnam for 19 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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