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6-Day Exploration of Northern and Southern Vietnam

Explore the diverse landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Vietnam with our 6-day tour, spanning both the northern and southern regions. Discover bustling cities, tranquil countryside, and stunning coastlines as you immerse yourself in the essence of this vibrant Southeast Asian country.

  • Travel style          Daily Departure, group tour , Private tour

  • Travel theme       History, boat trip, bicycle ride, villages, relax, island

  • Destinations         Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Halong Bay - Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong Delta - Cu Chi Tunnels

6 days, you can discover the distinctive features and differences in culture, beautiful scenery, and people of both Northern and Southern Vietnam.


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Our tour guide is fluent in English and is highly knowledgeable about the destinations we visit. Upon request, we can also provide tour guides who speak other languages.


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We provide all essential services including land transfers, tickets, meals, and tour guides. Only personal expenses and tips are excluded. 
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Authentic Adventures , with years of expertise, is your reliable partner for immersive travel experiences in Vietnam. We prioritize customer benefits, ensuring each moment of your journey is thoughtfully planned to uncover the authentic beauty of this enchanting destination. Join us and discover Vietnam's essence with Authentic Adventure


DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL


Welcome at Noi Bai international airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in. The room is at your disposal from 02:00 PM on.


The balance of the day is free at your leisure. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.


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6-Day Vietnam Itinerary

DAY 2: DAY TRIP TO NINH BINH (B,L)


BAI DINH PAGODA – TRANG AN – MUA CAVE

Regular group tour


07:30 – 08:00: Get picked up from Ha Noi ( or 10:00 from Ninh Binh ) by our friendly guide then depart for Ninh Binh province

09:15: Have a short break for 15 – 20 minutes to relax

10:30: Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda – the most famous & biggest Pagoda in Southeast Asia with many records set such as 500 Stone – Arhat Statues, 36 ton-bronze Bell, 100 ton-Buddha Statue…

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11:00:Have lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods such as goat meat, fish, chicken, fried rice…. Vegetarian foods are always available in the buffet lunch


13:00: Visit Trang An which was recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 2014. Trang An has a wonderful tunnel cave system so Kong's Movie Group chose this place for the New Version of Kong in 2016 – “Skull Island”. With 2.5 hours for the boat trip, you will be persuaded by the beauty here.

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15:30: Get back to the Limousine Bus then leave for Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). Walk up almost 500 steps, you can reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain & have an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from here

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17:00: Get on the bus to return to Hanoi

19:00: Get dropped off at Hotel in Hanoi

 

DAY 3: DAY TRIP TO HA LONG BAY (B,L)

HA NOI - HA LONG - HA NOI

Morning

8.15-8.50: Get picked up at the hotel in Hanoi Old Quater/ Opera House to depart for Halong Bay


Our journey follows Hanoi – Haiphong- Tuan Chau Highway (about a 3 hour drive)


12:00: Arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor, get on  LUXURY CRUISE with our crew’s warly welcome


 Enjoy welcome drink  then start the excursion to discovery  the beauty of the world heritage site.

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12:30: Enjoy a special  lunch with more than 30 dishes on the boat .While having lunch, the boat will passing by  the beautiful scenery on both sides with thousands of limestone such as Fighting Chicken and Incense Buner Islets – 2 symbols of Halong Bay

Afternoon

14.00: Arrive at Bo Hon Island, and you will visit Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave with a lot of stalagmites and stalactites


14.45: Do kayaking or bamboo boat through Luon Cave to discover the beautiful lagoon.


15.15: Visit TiTop Island with its sandy beach. You can go swimming here or trek up to the top of the island for sightseeing all of Halong bay

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16.00: Back to the boat for the sunset party (with wine, tea, fruits, and biscuits) meanwhile the boat is cruising back to the harbor


17.45: Arrive back atthe harbor. Get on the bus and return to Hanoi


20:30: Get dropped off at the hotel. Tour ends


DAY 4: HA NOI CITY TOUR HALF DAY - FLY TO HO CHI MINH (B) (B)


 

Have a local breakfast at your hotel. Afterward, we transfer to Tran Quoc Pagoda – the oldest of its kind in Hanoi, dating back to the 6th century during the reign of EmAperor Ly Nam De Dynasty (544 – 548). The Buddhist shrine has undergone several changes throughout the years, particularly its renaming from An Quoc to Tran Quoc (protecting the country) by Emperor Le Huy Tong in the 17th century.


Then we move to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closes on Monday and Friday) and his traditional stilt house.


At 12:00 PM, check out the hotel, transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh.


Welcome on arrival and transfer to Ho Chi Minh City hotel.


Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.


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DAY 5: DAY TRIP TO MEKONG DELTA (B,L)

Mekong delta - Ben Tre Full Day

Morning

8:00 AM:  Pick-up from your hotel


Get picked up from your accommodation in the city center to embark on a journey to the Mekong Delta, specifically Ben Tre City. Along the way, you will pass through picturesque rice paddy fields.


 10:30 AM:  Mekong River Long Boat Ride


Embark on a long boat ride on the Mekong River, the homeland of coconuts. Gain insights into how the locals use coconuts not only for juice but also for manufacturing coconut candy and coconut oil.

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11:30 AM:  Explore Local Culture


Discover the vibrant local culture of the South, observing the lively activities on waterways with cargo boats, fishing boats, various fish traps, and handicrafts in coconut villages. The boat will take you to a brick factory, where you can witness the manual brick-making process. The motorboat then continues to navigate through the refreshing coconut water canals. Stop to visit a coconut candy workshop – a specialty of Ben Tre. Witness the coconut candy-making process and savor freshly made candy while enjoying self-brewed honey tea. Listen to traditional folk music called "đờn ca tài tử," famous in the Mekong Delta. Experience rowing boat along the stunning coconut canal in Ben Tre.

2:00 PM:  Lunch Time


Enjoy a delicious local lunch amidst the serene and poetic landscape.

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Afternoon

 

1:00 PM:  Continue the Adventure


1. The motorboat continues to cruise through the intricate and peaceful canal network. Then, hop on a tuk-tuk/bicycle to explore Nhon Thanh village, interacting with locals, visiting a handwoven mat workshop, and tasting seasonal fruits. Visit a local coconut processing facility, observing the various manual stages from coconut husking to peeling and scraping.

2. Tuktok and Cycle through the picturesque Nhon Thanh – Thuan Dien village roads, passing by tranquil coconut gardens to experience the rural scenery. Experience a soothing rowing boat ride on Cai Tac canal. Relax and enjoy the fresh, cool air.

2:30 - 3:00 PM:  Return Journey


Take another boat ride back to the boat station and head back to the city.


 5:00 - 6:00 PM:  Arrival in Saigon


Finish the day with a drop-off at your hotel in Saigon, concluding a day filled with authentic Mekong Delta experiences.


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DAY 5: CU CHI TUNNELS AND HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR - LATE CHECK OUT - DEPARTURE (B,L)


Start: 8.30am – Return: 5.00pm (Meal: L)

( Departure time and meting point as requested)


In the morning, we depart from Ho Chi Minh city to Cu Chi Tunnels. Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti – American war resistance during the Vietnam war. It is legendary for its over 220km underground tunnel system and is a popular tourist site for both Vietnamese and foreigners.


Along the way to Cu Chi from Ho Chi Minh city, we will pass by the scenic local countryside, where you might even spot ducks and buffalo cooling off in the river. You will find it hard to imagine the destruction and damage that once dominated the area, caused by bombing and mines when Cu Chi was “a free target zone.”


After the tunnels, we’ll stop for a lunch of local Vietnamese cuisine before heading back Ho Chi Minh. Here, we’ll visit the Reunification palace, which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of the war in April 1975, The Notre Dame cathedral, the General Post Office and the War Remnant Museum.


The tour finishes at 17:00 and dropped off at your hotel. Dinner on your own account.


At a good time at midnight, you will be picked up from the hotel (without a guide) to the airport for your departure flight.


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BASIC PACKAGE 
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DETAILS --->
  • Shared Group tour 
  • Standard shared transportation
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Delicious local meals mentioned  in the itinerary 
  • English speaking Local tour guides.  
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense
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DELUXE PACKAGE 
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DETAILS --->
  • Private tour 

  • Private transportation 
  • Domestic flights tickets
  • Charming private room in 4 star hotel/resort 

  • Appetizing meals mentioned in the Itinerary .
  • Private English speaking tour guide . 
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Complimentary water during your tours.
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense
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Premium package
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DETAILS --->
  • Private tour
     
  • Private transportation 
  • Domestic flights tickets
  • Luxury private room in a 5 star hotel/resort 

  • Elegant meals  mentioned in the  Itinerary .
  • Private English speaking tour guide . 
  • All entrance fees for the included sightseeing destinations.
  • Full participation in various activities as per the itinerary.
  • Complimentary water during your tours.
  • Gift : "VIP Tickets of  "Hoi An Memories Show." - With Food
  • Tip money
  • Drinks ( Beer, smoothie, wine…)
  • Personal expense
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