Vietnam Timeless Charm



Vietnam is a popular destination among st tourists, especially from India. Tourism in Vietnam offers variety of sightseeing and entertainment options. Hanoi, located on the banks of the Red River, is one of the most ancient capitals in the world, where travellers can find well-preserved colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, and unique museums within the city centre. Boasting some 1600 spectacular islands and islets emerging from the emerald water to form a huge graceful work of art, it’s no surprise that Ha Long Bay is often cited as a natural wonder of the world. Visit Ha Long and be charmed by an outdoors museum where more than 340 millions years of history is stored and conserved through the limestone karsts. Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is the business and financial hub of Vietnam, with a prominent history going back hundreds of years. … Today, Ho Chi Minh City is a popular tourist destination due to its fascinating culture, classic French architecture, and sleek skyscrapers as well as ornate temples and pagodas. Hoi An Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.


Hanoi arrival

Xin chao! Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam.You are greeted by your guide and driver at Noi Bai International airport for your transfer to the hotel. (check in after 14:00)

Hanoi, one of Asia’s most enchanting cities, full of culture, history and the engaging contradictions of a rapidly developing and deeply traditional society.

Lunch at Indian Restaurant

In the afternoon, we will transfer to city center to visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. 

Visit and shopping at the Old Quarter, Dong Xuan Market. 

Dinner at Indian restaurant. 

Overnight in Hanoi

day 1

Hanoi city tour full day

Breakfast at hotel. 

08:00, guide pick up at hotel to take you for a full day sight-seeing and visit some of the most attractive destinations in Hanoi. First to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda in West Lake.

Not far from the pagoda is Ho Chi Minh complex: Ho Chi Minh President Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilt and One Pillar Pagoda. 

Then visit the Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam. 

Lunch at Indian restaurant. 

After lunch, visit the Ethnology Museum – one of the most attractive museums in Hanoi to learn about 54 ethnic minority groups in Vietnam.

Close the day with a Water Puppet Show

Dinner at Indian restaurant. 

Overnight in Hanoi.


Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Mondays, Fridays, all afternoons

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is also closed on Sep – Nov every year for renovation activities

Vietnam Ethnology is closed on all Mondays and during Vietnamese Traditional Lunar New Year

If your travel date falls on any of these days, we will switch it to the next day or find alternative options for you

day 2

Hanoi – Halong Bay overnight on cruise

This morning transfer from your hotel in Hanoi to Halong City, the drive takes about 4 hours, stopping off for a refreshment break en route. 

On arrival, the junk crew welcomes you on board the cruise to explore the bay. Lunch is served on board

We will spend the rest of the day cruising around the myriad of tiny islands and exploring the many grottoes created by the wind and the waves. 

Cooking demonstration on board.

Dinner on board

Overnight on board.


Cruise itinerary is subject to change due to the weather conditions

Meals on the cruise are local food

day 3

Halong bay – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City by flight

Early start for a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck; tea and coffee available.Light breakfast will be served in the restaurant

Continue explore the Halong Bay

Back to the main boat for check out: please put your baggage out to the corridor and settle your bill at reception.Brunch is served after that

Arrival at harbour at noontime, disembark cruise then take transfer back to Noi Bai international airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. 

Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat international airport, local guide pick up and transfer to have dinner at Indian restaurant. 

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. 

day 4

Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City tour

After breakfast, depart Ho Chi Minh City, you head out to Cu Chi Tunnels – an elaborate underground network of 250 km of tunnels and chambers below the city. They were the location of several military campaigns during the war. After an introductory video, viewing various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters, you will explore the maze of tunnels to see how the Viet Cong survived in this underground network.

Lunch at Indian restaurant. 

Afternoon, take a half day city tour of Ho Chi Minh City:

Visit the Reunification Palace, the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. 

Next to the cathedral stands the Saigon Post Office, a classic French colonial structure, is still a functioning post office today and features huge ceilings, a giant portrait of Uncle Ho, and many beautiful details.

Following is War Remnant Museum, contains countless artefacts and photographs graphically representing the war and its devastating impacts.

Final visit of the day is to Ben Thanh Market – an icon of the city, stands in the center of District 1. Packed to the rafters with everything from fruits to nuts, from tourist kitsch to true bargains, it is a definite must-see.

Dinner at Indian restaurant.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

day 5

Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho one day

Depart from the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City to the area referred to locally as ‘the rice bowl of Vietnam’. 

Upon arrival, you will board your local boat for a cruise among the aptly named Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle and Phoenix Islands. En-route, visit a small factory producing handicrafts made of coconut and Turtle Island, where a stop will be made in a tropical orchard to taste some exotic fruit. 

Then take a ride on a horse cart along country roads to a famed garden for a honey tasting. Continue on a smaller rowing boat for a more adventurous ride through the Xep Canal which is set amongst a forest of palm trees. 

Back to Ho Chi Minh City in the late afternoon.

Dinner at Indian restaurant. 

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

day 6

Ho Chi Minh City – Siem Reap

After breakfast, check out hotel and transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap. 

Welcome to Cambodia! You are greeted by our guide and driver at Siem Reap airport for your transfer to start tour.

Lunch at Indian Restaurant

In the afternoon visit the War Museum which offers an insightful view of the wars in Cambodia in the last 3 decades. Among the collection displays are war machines such as tanks, jet fighter aircraft, guns, landmines and rare photographs. (An alternative option to the War Museum is the Angkor National Museum. This world class museum introducing the profound cultural landmarks of Siem Reap spreads over 20,000 sq.m and reveals the legends of the Golden Era of the Khmer Empire. The museum is a landmark providing complete facilities and recreation services for both tourists and the local community). 

Enjoy dinner with Apsara dance show.

Overnight in Siem Reap

day 7

Siem Reap tour

Wake up early, have breakfast at the hotel and head out with your cameras for a day filled with amazing sights and experiences. Visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom, surrounded by an 8m high wall. Angkor Thom was the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire under the reign of Jayavarman VII. Continue to Ta Prohm Temple, unlike most other Angkor temples, has been left just it was when rediscovered: a photogenic and atmospheric maze of trees growing out of temple ruins amidst jungle surroundings, making it one of Angkor’s most popular temples with visitors. 

In the afternoon take in the great Angkor Wat, a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu by King Suryavarman II, who reigned between 1131 and 1150.  It was constructed over a period of 30 years and is world famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology.  In 1992 the UNESCO declared the monument and the whole city of Angkor a World Heritage Site.

In the evening you will be free to discover another kind of attraction – the local Pub Street which hosts several bars, discos and restaurants waits to be explored.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Note: Only long pants (covering the knees) and shirts (covering the shoulders) are allowed in Angkor Temple Complex.

day 8

Siem Reap departure

The morning is spent to shop at the Old Market where you can find souvenirs, T-shirts, silverware, silk, wood and stone carvings, Buddhas statues, and other items. (clients own arrangement)

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

day 9