Insight Vietnam Local Tour – 14 Days

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Tour ID: VN14NS
Tour type: Private Tour, Luxury, Nature & Discover
Duration: 14 days - 13 nights
Departure: Daily
Start: Ho Chi Minh
End: Hanoi

From: Original price was: $1,550.00.Current price is: $1,350.00.


Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the ” Insight Vietnam Local Tour – 14 Days ” Vietnam Discovery, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 8 other destinations in Vietnam. This luxurious trip allows you to immerse yourself in Vietnam’s breathtaking beauty. 14 Days Vietnam Discovery includes accommodation, transport and more


  • Discover a distinctive business scene at the Mekong Delta Floating Market, where boats brimming with fresh produce come together for early morning trading.
  • Immerse yourself in Vietnam’s rich heritage and tranquil ambiance through immersive activities like catching fish with your bare hands, participating in farming activities, and taking part in cooking classes.
  • Experience the ultimate luxury of anchoring overnight on a cruise ship, sailing through the awe-inspiring limestone cliffs of Halong Bay.


Ho Chi Minh City arrival, welcome and transfer to hotel

Upon landing at Tan Son Nhat airport, you will be warmly welcomed by a professional driver at the pickup lobby. During the 30-minute drive from the airport to the city center, your tour guide will provide an introduction to the city’s highlights and share insights about local cuisine, traffic, and culture.

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Note: Please be aware that hotel check-in time is at 14:00.

  • Meal: NA
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city


Begin your morning in Ho Chi Minh City with a peaceful and quiet atmosphere as you enjoy a delicious breakfast.

Around 8:00, our knowledgeable guide will meet you in the hotel lobby. Hop into a private car and embark on a journey to the Cu Chi Tunnels. The drive takes approximately 2 hours, bringing you to a significant historical site that served as a vital shelter for Vietnamese soldiers during the Vietnam War. These tunnels were used as living quarters, supply routes, and communication channels. Get ready for an exciting exploration!

  • Immerse yourself in the history of the area through a brief introductory video that provides an in-depth look at Cu Chi.
  • Discover the hidden traps, secret entrances, bunkers, and underground hideouts nestled within the jungle.
  • Explore the extensive underground tunnel network, uncovering a “secret city” complete with living areas, kitchens, storage facilities, weapons factories, hospitals, and command centers.
  • Test your shooting skills at the firing range.
  • Take a short break to savor green tea and try the local cassava root, which sustained Viet Cong fighters for years. Indulge in a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant.


At 13:00, begin your return journey to Ho Chi Minh City. Relax in the comfort of your car as you make your way back to your hotel.

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

From Saigon to Mekong delta, visiting Cai Be, boat trip, biking

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will meet our knowledgeable tour guide and driver, who will accompany you on your journey to Cai Be. 

Upon arrival in Cai Be, you will embark on a delightful adventure aboard a private small boat, gliding through one of the branches of the legendary Mekong River. Immerse yourself in the enchanting rhythm of life along the river as you explore the picturesque canals adorned with orchards.

Discover the artistry of local crafts at workshops specializing in rice popcorn, coconut caramel, and rice cakes. Engage in a biking or walking excursion along village paths, leading you to the ancient and exquisite Phu Chau Pagoda, where serenity pervades, and you can interact with the friendly local residents.

Indulge in a delectable lunch at an open-air restaurant, where you will have the opportunity to savor the renowned local delicacy, the elephant ear fish. Conclude your journey with a delightful experience of rowing a small rowboat through the shaded canals, while relishing the flavors of seasonal fruits.

In the late afternoon, proceed to Can Tho to check in at your hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho


Start your day with a satisfying breakfast at your hotel. At 8:00, embark on a motorboat that will take you to the vibrant Cai Rang Floating Market. This unique market showcases the bustling trading life along the Mekong River, offering a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture. Indulge in delicious cuisine and explore the diverse array of goods being traded. Don’t miss the chance to try Hu Tieu, a traditional rice noodle dish from the Mekong Delta, and experience the distinct aroma of durian, a renowned tropical fruit.

Afterward, disembark at Ninh Kieu Pier and enjoy a tasty lunch at a local restaurant and awaiting your flight from Can Tho to Da Nang. Relax at the hotel’s restaurant and take some time to unwind. Later, we will arrange a transfer for your flight to Da Nang.


Upon landing at Da Nang International Airport, our driver will be ready to greet you and provide transportation to your hotel in Hoi An. Check-in at the hotel and take some time to settle in and enjoy the serene atmosphere.

This itinerary allows you to embrace the vibrant energy of the floating market and experience the culinary delights of the Mekong Delta before continuing your journey to the charming town of Hoi An.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An


Begin your day in Hoi An, taking in the pure atmosphere and enjoying breakfast. Meet with our guide in the lobby at 8:00 for a farming work day experience in Tra Que Village.

  • Cycle through scenic rice fields on the outskirts of Hoi An, feeling the wind on your face.
  • Arrive at an organic farm and learn new farming skills.
  • Take a leisurely walk to a local house to observe the traditional process of making white rice and rice pancakes.
  • Participate in a cooking class hosted by a local, where you can create your own food product.
  • Indulge in a lunch featuring local specialties.
  • Return to Hoi An’s ancient town after a busy and challenging day.

This itinerary offers a refreshing morning, hands-on farming experiences, culinary insights, and the chance to explore the ancient town of Hoi An.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

This day is dedicated to exploring Hoi An’s vibrant street food scene, giving you the opportunity to savor delicious local dishes and experience the charm of the city’s nighttime atmosphere

Morning Leisure


  • 18:00: Meet our guide in the hotel lobby.
  • Embark on an exciting walking food tour.
  • Discover a culinary paradise with local cafes, food stalls, and restaurants.
  • Indulge in iconic and mouth-watering dishes such as Banh Mi, Cau Lau, Banh Beo, Banh Khot, Balut, and Local Coffee.
  • Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of lantern-lit streets at night.
  • Return to your hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An


  • Enjoy your breakfast and complete the check-out process at the hotel.
  • At 8:00, you will be transferred to Hue via Cloudy Pass. You can choose between a shuttle bus or a private car. Along the way, we will make stops at scenic spots such as Hai Van Gate, the lonely pine tree, and turtle rock (additional charges may apply).
  • Arrive at the ancient capital of Hue and proceed to check-in at the hotel.

Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of Hue by night. 

Optional: You can enjoy & take part in the extra activities at extra charge

Option 1: Chuon Lagoon & Sunset

Option 2: Taste Royal Meal Dinner

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hue


Start your tranquil morning in Hue with a delightful breakfast at your hotel. Between 8:00 and 8:30, our guide will meet you in the lobby. From there, you will board a dragon boat at Toa Kham Wharf for a scenic cruise along the Perfume River.

  • Our first stop is Thien Mu Pagoda, a historic temple and an iconic symbol of Hue City. Marvel at its captivating architecture and enjoy the serene view of the Perfume River.
  • Return to the boat and continue the cruise towards Hue Ecolodge and Thuy Bieu Eco-village. During the next two hours, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the village on foot or by bicycle.
  • Make a visit to local handicraft families, observe their daily activities, and experience the lively spirit of the locals.
  • Participate in a cooking class at Hue Ecolodge, guided by the Ecochief, where you’ll learn to prepare some of Vietnam’s most renowned dishes.
  • Indulge in a delicious lunch featuring the traditional dishes you have prepared.


  • Take a moment to unwind and soothe your soul by relaxing in medicinal herb water, a traditional therapeutic practice. You can also enjoy an excellent massage service provided by local experts.
  • Finally, we’ll drive you back to your well-appointed hotel in Hue, marking the end of your journey.

This itinerary offers a morning filled with cultural exploration, culinary delights, and a serene river cruise, followed by a relaxing and rejuvenating afternoon.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hue


Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Hue and complete the check-out process. You will have some free time until our driver arrives to pick you up and transfer you to Hue Airport for your flight to Hanoi.

  • Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, Our driver pick you up and transfer to the hotel to check in
  • Proceed with the check-in process at your hotel and take some time to rest and relax.

This itinerary includes a morning of travel from Hue to Hanoi, ensuring a smooth transition between destinations. You’ll have the opportunity to rest and settle in at your hotel in Hanoi.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi


Start your day by enjoying a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Today, embark on a unique exploration of Hanoi’s capital city by Jeep. You can choose from the following timetables that best suit your preferences:

  • Morning Tour: 8:00-12:30 (Lunch included at the end)
  • Afternoon Tour: 12:30-17:00 (Lunch included at the beginning)
  • Sunset & Night Tour: 17:00-21:30 (Dinner included at the end)

Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and provide a safety briefing before the adventure begins. Get ready to explore the hidden corners of the city, including backstreets, alleyways, local homes, schools, and bustling markets.

  • Make a stop at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, a remarkable monument that symbolizes the Vietnamese people’s deep respect for their beloved president.
  • Visit Taoist and Buddhist temples, such as Tran Vu and the Temple of Literature, which have stood for over 10 centuries.
  • Take in the natural beauty and fresh atmosphere of Hoan Kiem Lake and admire the grandeur of the Hanoi Opera House.
  • Discover the historic Long Bien Bridge, a structure built during the French colonial era in the early 20th century.
  • Explore the peaceful outskirts of the city, including villages around West Lake and Truc Bach Lake, to observe the contrast between city life and the suburban areas of Vietnam.
  • Conclude the tour by indulging in a variety of delicious Hanoi dishes at authentic restaurants and food stalls.

This itinerary offers a thrilling Jeep adventure through Hanoi, allowing you to immerse yourself in the city’s history, culture, and culinary delights.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi


Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your hotel to energize for the day ahead. Between 8:00 and 8:30, a limousine will pick you up from your hotel and transport you to the breathtaking Natural World Heritage site of Halong Bay. The journey takes approximately 2.5 hours, with a rest stop halfway, before reaching the cruise’s waiting lounge.

  • Upon arrival at the pier, you will receive a warm welcome from the cruise staff. Complete the check-in process and transfer to the cruise anchored in the bay by speedboat
  • . Embark on the cruise at 12:15. As you settle in, savor a refreshing welcome drink and listen to safety instructions from the captain.
  • Your opulent room awaits you, and a delightful lunch will be served at the restaurant. While enjoying your meal, admire the captivating scenery of thousands of limestone islands dotting the bay.


  • After lunch, take some time to refresh and prepare for the water activities in the bay. Depending on the itinerary of the cruise, you may engage in a kayaking challenge, conquer mountain peaks, or explore deep caves to fully experience the beauty of the bay.
  • Return to the cruise to relax, and you can choose to participate in a Vietnamese cooking class led by the chef or enjoy Happy Hour from 17:00 to 17:30, where you can avail of a “Buy 1 get 1” drink offer.


  • Indulge in a deluxe dinner at the restaurant, savoring exquisite cuisine.
  • Engage in the vibrant nightlife activities offered on the cruise, such as squid fishing, board games, a movie cinema, or enjoying the night bar.

This itinerary allows you to experience the beauty of Halong Bay on a luxury cruise, with a range of activities and amenities to make your overnight stay memorable.

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


  • For early risers, immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay by witnessing the magnificent sunrise over the karst formations. Take part in a revitalizing Tai Chi class to start your day on a peaceful note.
  • Following the morning activities, a light breakfast will be served, providing enough sustenance to continue your exploration of Halong Bay. You can choose to relax and release your cares in the crystal-clear waters or further explore the fascinating caves based on the itinerary of your cruise.
  • Return to the cruise for a brief interlude and enjoy a delicious brunch that will replenish your energy. The check-out process will take place between 10:00 and 10:30 as the cruise leisurely cruises through the stunning rock formations, heading towards the port.
  • Bid a warm farewell to the captain and the cruise crew. At around 11:30, a speedboat will transfer you back to the port. From there, a classy limousine will transport you back to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.


  • Upon arrival at your hotel, proceed with the check-in process. You will have the rest of the afternoon free to spend as you please.

This itinerary allows you to appreciate the natural wonders of Halong Bay in the early morning, followed by a relaxing journey back to Hanoi. The afternoon provides you with leisure time to unwind or explore Hanoi’s attractions at your own pace.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Today is your free day to rest in Hanoi or explore neighboring provinces. If you haven’t had any idea about your journey, do not hesitate to refer to one of our exciting recommendations

Extra suggestions for this day at extra cost: Ninh Binh day trip ( Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Mua Cave Full day):

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Transferring to airport for flights to next destinations

A private driver will conveniently collect you from the hotel lobby for your transfer to Noi Bai airport, taking approximately 45 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.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: NA


  • 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: Ho Chi Minh – Da Nang & Hue – Hanoi
  • Meals as indicated in the program


  • Airfares (international and domestic) and airport taxes
  • Early check-in or late check-out
  • Personal expenses & tips
  • Meals other than mentioned in the program
  • Visa fees, travel insurances
  • Additional transfer required due to emergency situation
  • All services which are not mentioned in “services included”


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  1. JP

    Thanks for the arrangment. Everything was excellent

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