Vietnam vacation


8 days




Vietnam Vacation tour




Welcome to Active Travel Indochina...As we travel through Vietnam,we look forward to sharing our passion for this beautiful destination with you. As you explore this historic country you will marvel at the warmth of the people and the sheer beauty of the countryside. The imperial splendour of Hue, the colonial elegance of Ha Noi, the natural wonders of Halong Bay, the tranquil rural scenery of Ninh Binh. Finishing in dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, don't miss the Ben Thanh market for some fantastic shopping.




Tour highlights:
* Imperial city of Hue

* Boat cruise and kayaking in spectacular Halong Bay 

* Sampan riding and cycling through lush green paddy fields of Ninh Binh

* Hanoi’s beautiful colonial streets and Water Puppet Show





Ha Noi  – Ninh Binh – Halong Bay – Hue – Sai Gon


Day 1 Ninh Binh sightseeing

You are transfered for a 120 km drive to the rural town of Ninh Binh, which is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Vietnam. With its dramatic scenery, historical intrigues, Ninh Binh is an ideal base to venture out on short small day trips.

Our excusion kicks off after lunch with a rowing boat trip for 3 hours on Ngo Dong river, crossing beautiful rice paddy and through mountain tunnels of Tam Coc. This is an ideal place for natural lovers.


Overnight at hotel in Ninh Binh

Meal inclusions: Lunch and dinner


Day 2 Ninh Binh Cycling, Halong Bay

Depart from the hotel at 9.00 o’clock, we start biking along the rice field and villages to Hoa Lu ,the ancient capital of Vietnam (968-1009) with two temples of two Kings. The trip offers spectacular scenery with opportunity to meet a host of smiling children a long the way.

After lunch at a local restaurant in Ninh Binh, we jump on our van for a 4 hour drive to Halong Bay. Our hotel is located in the centre of the city. Just take a walk along the beach and a visit to the night market is an experience not to be missed.

Overnight at hotel in Ha long city

Meal inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


Day 3 Ha Long Bay Cruise, Cat Ba island

After breakfast at hotel we board our Chinese junk for a day cruise, this traditional wooden sailing junk boat offers a unique way of navigating the limestone karsts of Halong Bay. Once settled in, you start your cruise  round the majestic Halong Bay while enjoying a delicious lunch. After lunch you have the chance to explore some of the limestone caves dotted around the bay. Then, the captain will find a secluded spot where you can swim and kayak in the clear water of the bay, soak up the sun on the top deck. In the late afternoon we sail to Cat Ba island for the night.

Overnight at hotel in Cat Ba island.

Meal inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4 Cat Ba island, return to Hanoi

We spend the morning free at leisure, A popular option is to hire a motorbike and take a photographic trip around the Island or taking a boat trip to Monkey island or simply lazing away on nearby beaches before boarding a hydrofoil for the sea port city of Hai Phong. Here we transfer to our vehicle for a 2-hour journey back to Hanoi.


Overnight at hotel in Ha Noi

Meal inclusions: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.



Day 5 Ha Noi free time, fly to Hue

Today is free at your leisure, transport and will be provided so that you can discover the city by yourself. It is recommended a visit to Ho Chi Minh complex, his house on stilts and the museum and One Pillar Pagoda, another option is a walk through the busy Old Quarter where you can see peddlers are selling wares as if they have done that for centuries!

In the late afternoon you will be transferred to the airport for a 1 hour flight to Hue. You are met at Hue airport and transferred to hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Hue

Meal inclusions: Breakfast.


Days 6-7 Hue free exploration

With 2 full days in Hue you are free to explore the city. Transport will be provided and you can discover the city by yourself.


Overnight at hotel in Hue

Meal inclusions: Breakfasts



Day 8 Fly to Sai Gon

You are transfered to Hue airport for a 1-hour flight to Sai Gon

End of services.

Meal inclusion: Breakfast  








Ha Noi

Classic II Hotel

Ninh Binh

The Long Hotel

Halong Bay

Entity Hotel


Asia Hotel



Tour Includes:

  • Accommodation with daily breakfasts
  • Extra meals as per the itinerary
  • Private transportation
  • Other transfers within the journey as described in the program
  • Local French speaking tour guides during daily tours and excursions
  • Entrance fees and permits where applicable during guided time
  • Domestic flight tickets: Ha Noi – Hue, Hue – Sai Gon

Tour does not include:

  • Other airfares and visas
  • Entrance fees and permits during free time
  • Transfers beyond the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as: Telephone, laundry, and bar bills.
  • Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary
  • Tips & Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)








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