Vietnam At A Glance Tour – 8 Days from Ho Chi Minh

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Vietnam at a Glance Tour 8 Days is particularly customized for all customers to explore all the hidden charms and beauties of Vietnam in 8 days. This tour takes you to every visitor’s favorite destination; from Ho Chi Minh City to Mekong Delta to Cu Chi Tunnels to Hanoi to Halong Bay. These places are matched by a very few spots on this planet.

Land at Ho Chi Minh City. A short flight and your group will be greeted with hustle, bustle, and vibrancy. Pagoda’s museums and perfectly manicured parks make this city a great place to explore. Take a Vietnam history tour by going underground in Cu Chi tunnels to explore further the vast meandering underground tunnel built by guerilla fighters during the Vietnam War. Learn more about the Vietnam War, which the Vietnamese people refer to as the American War, from a Vietnamese point of view.

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Halong Bay Cruise Tour with American Couple

Travel to the Mekong delta on a Vietnam culture tour and experience a different Vietnamese lifestyle of the communities living along the river. Watch the beautiful landscapes as the water moves to the rhythm of the great Mekong. Take part in a shopping spree at Cai Rang floating market for fresh rice, vegetables and exotic fruits. Then take a flight to Hanoi city. Wander through the tree lines boulevards, visit the historical sites in the city and dine in on a different sumptuous meal.

Travel to the aquatic landscapes and be taken aback by the Halong Bay. For a better view of Vietnam, Cannon Fort in Halong Bay is the place to be. From amazing panoramas of rolling jungles to the incredible aquatic landscapes and colorful tangles of fishing boats, it is the highlights of Vietnam on a spoon.

We guarantee a local perspective that will give you and your family a once in a lifetime experience. Please check out the recommended Vietnam at a Glance Tour for 8 days. If you do not find any suitable itinerary, please contact our Vietnam travel experts. We will help you tailor a unique Vietnam Tour Package that is exclusively for you.

Vietnam At A Glance Tour 8 Days Information

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Cai Rang floating market – Cu Chi Tunnels – Hanoi – Ha Long Bay
Highlights: Hanoi city tour, Halong bay overnight cruise, Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta with floating market.

Meeting Location: Tan Son Nhat International Airport – Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
End Location: Noi Bai International Airport – Hanoi, Vietnam
 8 days
Transportation: Private transport with well air-conditioned and seat belts
Tour Type: Vietnam at a Glance
Activity Level: Moderate
Medical Concerns: Please let us know if you have any of allergy to your food

Vietnam At A Glance Tour Itinerary

Please note that this proposed Vietnam at a glance tour 8 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

It is essential to travel to Vietnam once in your lifetime as it will be really more different and interesting than just reading in the books, learning in the movies and hearing from the others. Vietnam is now far beyond your imagination with modern and dynamic cities, exotic and marvelous landscapes, and famous natural and cultural World Heritage Sites. With efforts from our experienced travel consultants, it will be so quick and easy to plan your Vietnam tour packages.

Being welcomed at Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh) by our experienced English-speaking guide and driver and listening to a brief introduction of your beautiful Vietnam tour when we are on the way to the hotel for check-in. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

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Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour (B, L)

On this full-day program, you’ll depart Ho Chi Minh City at 08:00 for a pleasant drive through the countryside to Cu Chi Tunnels. Before entering the tunnels, you’ll see a short introductory video about their construction. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnel maze. Also on display are various man traps, the remains of an American tank, and numerous bomb craters created by 500-pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers.

Afterwards, you’ll head back to Ho Chi Minh City and your Ho Chi Minh City tour begins with a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office, fine examples of classical French colonial architecture. See the Reunification Palace, one of the city’s most important buildings. Here on 30 April 1975 the American War officially ended when tank number 843 of the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the gates of what was at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam.

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Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, the War Remnants Museum features poignant displays of the futility of war. The courtyard outside contains the spoils of war, namely rusting jets, tanks, and cannons captured from the American military machine.

Visit the bustling Ben Thanh Market, which 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, the traditional costume for women.

The tour ends at approximately 18:00 and you’ll be transferred back to your hotel. Note that you have the option of staying at Ben Thanh Market and making your own way back to the hotel.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B, L)

Around 08:00, our tour guide picks you up at your hotel lobby, then drives the first part with 90Km (2hrs) to Ben Tre of the mighty Mekong Delta where boats, houses and markets float upon the uncountable rivers and canals. The boat will cruise along the Ham Luong River (a branch of the Mekong) and stop off at various local workplaces including a brick works, a coconut processing workshop and a mat weaving house. The boat will then stop at a quiet village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life and take a bicycle ride through dense coconut plantations.

Have lunch at a local restaurant right in the rural area. Continue to Can Tho – the heart of Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Check in on your arrival, time at leisure and overnight in a Can Tho hotel.

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Boat Ride Experience in Ben Tre, Vietnam

Day 4: Cai Rang Floating Market – Flight to Hanoi (B, L)

In the early morning, we make the boat cruise to see the Cai Rang floating, truly highlights of any Vietnam Tours where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and see the daily activities of the locals who live along the Mekong canals and later, you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking milla rice noodles making shop which are nice chances to discover the daily life of Vietnamese people in Mekong Delta.

Around noon, you will be transferred back to Ho Chi Minh airport for flight to Hanoi. Arrive Noi Bai airport, we will welcome you and bring you to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Check in at the hotel upon your arrival in Hanoi and it’s then your time at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho, Vietnam

Day 5: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)

Our Hanoi City Tour will begin with a visit of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and his former residence, the One Pillar PagodaQuan Thanh Temple. Then visit the Temple of Literature. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Take a panoramic rickshaw along 36 streets (Old Quarter) and Hoan Kiem lake. Visit Ngoc Son temple. Transfer back to your hotel. End the 11th day of the Vietnam Heritage Tour. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Temple of Literature in Hanoi, Vietnam

Day 6: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

We start at 9.00 A.M for the 2.5 hours drive to Halong Bay (150 km) through highways connecting Hanoi – Hai Phong & Hai Phong – Ha Long Bay. Our destination is Halong bay – the most famous World Heritage Site in Vietnam, famous for its beautiful seascape, thousands of spectacular islands and islets jutting out from the sea, and amazing caves with marvelous stalagmites and stalactites in different sizes and shapes.

Upon arrival, you’ll be welcomed on board our luxury junk and treated with wine and fresh local seafood. As our junk glides further into the tranquility of Ha Long Bay amid the towering mountain cliffs and on the emerald green water, you’ll have a relaxing time combining the fine tastes of the wine and the freshness of Ha Long Bay. During the cruise, we’ll stop some times to visit the amazing Sung Sot cave and the Ti Top white sand beach before anchoring for the night. Overnight on board the junk in the wild of Halong Bay.

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Surprise Cave in Halong Bay, Vietnam

Day 7: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)

It is said that your Vietnam Tours will not be complete without a tour to Halong Bay and spending one night on a romantic Halong Cruise. People describe Halong Bay as majestic and mysterious, inspiring and imperious and words alone cannot do justice to the natural wonder that is Halong Bay, a priceless collection of unfinished sculptures hewn from the hand of nature.

After breakfast, we’ll take a little sampan or kayak to visit a secret lagoon of Ha Long Bay while the surrounding mountains are just waking up. After that our cruise takes us further into the Bay of Bai Tu Long traveling past the Human Head Island, the Turtle Island, and the Duck Islet… to the studio site where the famous Indochine film was shot. Around noon, our junk travels back to the harbor, picks up and drives back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Halong Bay, Vietnam

Day 8: Hanoi Departure (B)

Time at your leisure for you to wrap up your memorable Vietnam Holiday until Vietnam Shore Excursions’s private guide and driver will transfer you to Noi Bai airport for your departure flight with the sincere thanks for your travel to Vietnam with Vietnam Shore Excursions. We hope that you have enjoyed your Vietnam trip and look forward to welcoming you back for your next Vietnam Tours, goodbye and see you again!!!


  • Economy flight tickets
  • 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 At a Glance Tour?

Leading Tour Operator: Highly recommended by many customers on TripAdvisor, Viator, Cruise Critic, Private Guides and other prestige channels.
Quality: Experienced, reliable local guides
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 Glance Tour Vietnam?

It is very easy to book a Vietnam at a glance tour for 8 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.

Please do not hesitate to contact us:
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 the Vietnam at a glance tour. 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 2days, you will lose 100% of the full payment.

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2 thoughts on “Vietnam At A Glance Tour – 8 Days from Ho Chi Minh

  1. What is the total price for 3 adult (family) for 7 D and 10 D package from Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi…. I prefer 4* Hotel including breakfast…. and like to go Ninh Binh….

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