Charming Vietnam – 12 Days

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Tour ID: V12NS
Tour type: Private Tour, Nature, Cultural
Duration: 12 Days -11 Nights
Departure: Daily
Start: Hanoi
End: Ho Chi Minh

From: Original price was: $1,550.00.Current price is: $1,150.00.


Start in Hanoi and end in Ho Chi Minh City! With the Hiking & Trekking tour ” Charming Vietnam – 12 Days “. You have a 12 days tour package taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam and 6 other destinations in Vietnam. Charming Vietnam 12 Days – Sapa / Halong Bay / Hoi An/ Cu Chi Tunnels includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport.


  • Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere, flavorful local cuisine, and captivating experiences of four charming cities: Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh.
  • Embark on an unforgettable overnight cruise in Halong Bay, designed for small groups, featuring an engaging itinerary with activities such as a Vietnamese cooking class and exploring limestone caves.
  • Discover the historical significance of the Cu Chi tunnels and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Mekong Delta region.


Welcome to Hanoi! 


Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, Our driver will be transferred directly to your hotel in Hanoi. Take some time to rest and recharge after your long flight, preparing for the exciting journey ahead.

  • Note: Please keep in mind that check-in begins at 14h00.

The remainder of the day is your leisure.

  • Meals: NA
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Exploring from Halong to Lan Ha bay, swimming & kayaking, cooking class

Halong Bay

8:30 AM: Hotel pick-up in Hanoi Old Quarter. Drive for two and a half hours on national highway No5B to Lan Ha Bay, passing villages and rice fields in the Red River Delta. Stop for drinks and restroom break. Arrive at the harbor around noon.

12:30: Welcome aboard our support vessel. Enjoy fresh drinks, cold towels, and a special lunch. Set sail for Lan Ha Bay, one of the World’s Most Beautiful Bays.

15:30: Visit Dark and Bright Cave, known for its natural beauty and scenic views. Take photos and enjoy bamboo boat rides and swimming. Immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha Bay and relax in the mini pool with jacuzzi on the cruise.

17:30: Return to the Cruise. Enjoy a sunset party on Lan Ha Bay, perfect for capturing stunning photos.

19:30: Have a romantic dinner at the cruise restaurant.

21:00: Experience the nightlife on the top deck. Listen to music, enjoy cocktails from the bar, watch films, and relax. Optionally, go squid fishing or unwind in the room with a balcony overlooking the bay.

  • Meals: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Overnight on the cruise.

Wake up early morning from the middle of Halong Bay! Start the morning with some tai chi on the sundeck as the sun rises, and munch on a light breakfast before participating in a cave visit.9:30: Check-out from the room. Lunch is available at the restaurant. Pay any additional fees at the reception.11:15-11:30: Disembark and return to the port.

11:30-11:45: Arrive at Tuan Chau International Marina Station. Driver will pick you up for the 2.5-hour journey back to Hanoi on highway No5B. Drop off at your hotel.

Afternoon & Evening

You will reach the hotel between 15:00 – 15:30 then freely discover Hanoi on your own. Let’s explore the hidden valleys in the old quarter and savor the best street food in the world. 

  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

At 6h30 Am you will be picked up from your hotel. Please inquire with the hotel about a takeaway breakfast option. You can also leave some of your luggage at the hotel.

  • Today’s destination is Sapa, and the journey by Express Road will take approximately 5 and a half hours.
  • Upon arrival in Sapa, enjoy a delicious lunch before proceeding to check in at your hotel.

In the afternoon, explore Cat Cat village, which involves a light trek. You can try the local apple wine or purchase hand-woven blankets. Also, take some time to explore Sapa town. The evening is free for you to relax and enjoy at your leisure.

  • Meals included: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa

After breakfast, embark on a 5-hour trek to visit the Lao Chai – Ta Van villages. Explore the vibrant lives of the local ethnic minorities and take in the breathtaking natural scenery, including the terraced rice fields. Marvel at the ancient rock formations in Sapa adorned with engraved images, both big and small, showcasing the unique patterns of the ancients. Admire the picturesque bridge that stretches over the clear Muong Hoa stream.

  • Enjoy lunch at a restaurant located in the heart of the village.
  • Return to your hotel in Sapa by around 2:00 PM and take some time to relax.
  • At 2:45 PM, the driver will pick you up and transfer you to the bus station for your journey back to Hanoi.
  • Arrive in Hanoi at around 9:00 PM and check in again.
  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi


On the last day in Hanoi, our driver will pick you up from the hotel and transport you to Noi Bai International Airport, depending on your flight time. From there, you will take a flight to Da Nang.

Our car will be ready to pick you up at Da Nang Airport and take you to your hotel in Hoi An.


Welcome to the charming town of Hoi An! Unlike the bustling capital city, Hoi An boasts a relaxed atmosphere and well-preserved vintage architecture. Take this opportunity to unwind and enjoy your leisure time in this tranquil setting.

  • Meals: B
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

In the morning, explore the enchanting My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its ancient Hindu temples.

In the afternoon, take a leisurely walking tour of Hoi An town. Visit the vibrant Hoi An’s Colorful Local Market, admire the historic Tan Ky Old House, explore the ornate Fujian Assembly Hall, and cross the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge, which has stood for over 400 years.

  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Today, Enjoy your day is free and easy by yourself or go shopping.





  • Meals: B
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An


Our driver transfer you to the airport to catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Afternoon & Evening:

After checking in, you can take a nap or explore the city at your own pace. Here’s a local tip: Beat the afternoon heat and venture out after 5:00 PM. It’s the perfect time to enjoy the cool breeze in Saigon.

  • Meals: B
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city

Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel.

At 8h00Am embark on a city tour to discover the highlights of Ho Chi Minh City. Visit prominent landmarks such as The Reunification Palace, a symbol of Vietnam’s reunification, the majestic Notre Dame Cathedral, and the insightful War Remnants Museum, which offers a glimpse into the country’s history.

In the afternoon, depart from the city and head to Cu Chi. Explore the renowned Cu Chi Tunnels, an intricate network of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam War. Gain a deeper understanding of the resilience and resourcefulness of the Vietnamese people as you navigate through this historic site.

After your exploration of Cu Chi, return to the city, where you can relax and reflect on the experiences of the day.

  • Meals: B, L
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City


Today, Enjoy your day is free and easy by yourself or go shopping.






  • Meals: B
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Transferring to airport for flights to next destinations

A private driver will conveniently collect you from the hotel lobby for your transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport, taking approximately 30 minutes. Please specify whether you require the international or domestic hall.

Please note that for international flights, it is recommended to be at the airport 3 hours prior to departure, while for domestic flights, 2 hours is advised.

During rush hours (07:00 – 08:30 AM and 16:30 – 18:30 PM), the travel time from the city center to Tan Son Nhat airport may extend to approximately 1 hour.

  • Meal: B 


  • Shared accommodation in twin/double room with daily breakfast
  • Tours as per itinerary with local English speaking guide
  • All transfers and transportation with air-conditioned vehicles
  • All boat trips as program
  • All entrance fees as program
  • Domestic flights: Hanoi – Da Nang & Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh city
  • Meals as indicated in the program


  • International flight from/to your country
  • Surcharge for Vietnam Public Holiday: Lunar New Year / National Day / Independence Day : US$ 100 per person
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and Gratuities
  • Other not mentioned in the program



What to expect

  • Tour for you only.
  • Fast booking confirmation
  • Carefully planned itineraries
  • Customize the itineraries

Starting at

US $899 / traveler

>> The above price is quoted in USD and we can convert to your currency

>> The above price is per person applied for group of 6

>> The above price is based on 3 star accommodation.

Upgrade to 4- star accommodation: From US$ 250 per person

Upgrade to 5- star accommodation: From US$ 650 per person

Cancellation and Refund

  • Cancellation 45 days prior to departure: Free of Charge
  • Cancellation 30 days prior to departure: Loss deposit

Booking with Flexibility Program. 

  • Deposit Now, Decide the tour dates later
  • Free to change: The date of start / Add more people / Change the tour/  Adding extra days at any cities
  • Upgrade parts of Accommodation available
  • The extra tour on free days arrangement is available
  • Pre-post accommodation arrangements are available

* Note: The change made available only 31 day prior to departure




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My friend and I have planned a trip to Vietnam for a long time. We accidentally saw Vietnam Tours 247 while searching for a tour. And I am so surprised about the registration procedure.

Thanks to Ms. Sunny, I booked this tour quite conveniently. She always kept me informed all the time from booking this tour to departure. I must admit that she is very attentive.

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    Charming Vietnam – 12 Days – Best Vietnam Tours

    Overall, my experience with Vietnam Tour 247 Agency was exceptional. From the moment we embarked on this journey, we were constantly amazed by the beauty of Vietnam and the incredible insights David shared with us. If you’re looking to explore the cultural richness and stunning landscapes of Vietnam, I highly recommend booking a tour with Vietnam Tour 247 Agency and requesting David as your guide. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed.

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