- 1 OVERVIEW:
- 2 VIETNAM PRIVATE TOURS ITINERARY:
- 2.1 Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
- 2.2 Day 2: Hanoi city tour
- 2.3 Day 3: Hanoi – drive to Halong Bay
- 2.4 Day 4: Halong Discovery
- 2.5 Day 5: Hue discovery
- 2.6 Day 6: Drive to Hoi An
- 2.7 Day 7: My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An Full Day
- 2.8 Day 8: Free day in Hoi An
- 2.9 Day 9: Fly to Nha Trang – Nha Trang city tour
- 2.10 Day 10: Fly to Ho Chi Minh city – Ho Chi Minh city tour
- 2.11 Day 11: Cu Chi Tunnels
- 2.12 Day 12: Mekong Delta Trip
- 2.13 Day 13: Ho Chi Minh city – Siem Riep
- 2.14 Day 14: Angkor Thom Exploration:
- 2.15 Day 15: Angkor Watt
- 2.16 Day 16: Transfer to Siem Riep International airport for departure flight:
- 3 HOW YOU ENJOY VIETNAM PRIVATE TRIPS?
- 4 BEST HOLIDAY DEALS VIETNAM Price, INCLUSION, EXCLUSION, THINGS TO BRING, TRAVEL TIPS, CHILDREN POLICY?
- 5 HOW TO BOOK VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA PRIVATE TOURS?
- 6 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)?
Wherever your travels in Vietnam lead you, you’ll be able to sample the country’s delectable cuisine. A substantial supper is a bowl of steaming pho, a soupy noodle dish scented with herbs, cinnamon, and star anise. Breakfast is a banh mi, a Vietnamese-French fusion sandwich. A tumbler of robust, sweet Vietnamese coffee, on the other hand, is always pleasant. Premium Travel Vietnam – our location experts may create a tailored trip that caters solely to your appetite, just like an experienced chef who knows her ingredients and makes a meal with the right balance of flavors.
Fast-paced and modern Ho Chi Minh City is known for its superb street cuisine as well as two architectural treasures from the colonial era: the Saigon Central Post Office and the Notre-Dame Cathedral. Before travelling across the city to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex, take a stroll through the lively Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital.
There are numerous less-visited sites in this once-conflict-torn country beyond the tourist pathways. The former Imperial City of Hue, the Cu Chi district’s underground tunnels, Cat Tien National Park, and the massive cave of Hang Son Doong are also options.
Setting sail on Ha Long Bay in an adapted traditional Chinese junk with all manner of luxuries is amazing. Natural caverns and hidden beaches can be seen as you sail this picturesque archipelago of 1,600 limestone karsts covered in thick vegetation. Take a boat journey in the Mekong Delta, where rice fields are tended by ladies wearing the distinctive conical bamboo hats, while the gorgeous countryside glides by.
All will create a fantastic trip for you, so Premium Travel Vietnam would like to offer Vietnam Private Tours to you.
VIETNAM PRIVATE TOURS ITINERARY:
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Upon arrival in Hanoi, our tour guide and driver will come to collect you and then transfer you to Hanoi center for check-in. The rest of the day is on your own.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour
To begin our Vietnam Private Tours, in the morning the guide will come and meet you up at the hotel lobby and then we begin our day.
Over the course of this interesting day, learn about Hanoi’s rich cultural and architectural past. Begin your journey to the revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh’s marble and granite mausoleum. Next, take a moment to admire the lotus-like wooden architecture of the One Pillar Pagoda. Visit the sixth-century Tran Quoc Pagoda, the city’s oldest and a symbol of the country’s rich Buddhist heritage, on a scenic island in the West Lake. Visit the Ethnography Museum to learn about the country’s history.
Later on, we will leave for the 11th century Temple of Literature after lunch at a nearby restaurant. Originally constructed to honor Confucius, Vietnam’s first national institution, it was eventually expanded into the Imperial Academy.
Following up on the tour, we then explore the ambient Old Quarter on your own after driving through the scenic Hoan Kiem Lake, which is framed by the majestic Ngoc Son Temple. (Note: Ethnology Museum visits are available on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays).
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – drive to Halong Bay
As the sun rises, our Vietnam Private Tours proceeds with private car transfer to Halong Bay. The world of Halong Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkins, is awe-inspiring. The dense cluster of over 3,000 limestone islands, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, rise dramatically from the water. Lan Ha Bay, a geological extension of Halong Bay, is just as magnificent as Halong Bay but far more remote.
As you travel towards the enigmatic Sung Sot Cave on Bo Hon Island, one of Halong Bay’s finest and widest grottoes, stop for lunch on board the cruise boat. After that, go swimming and snorkeling at Ti Top Island. For a bird’s eye perspective of the panoramic bay, hike up to the island’s highest point. Return to the boat in time to see the sunset while enjoying a cocktail party and dinner featuring a traditional Vietnamese meal. Try squid fishing, read a book, watch a movie, or play board games before retiring for the night. Ovenight on the junk.
Day 4: Halong Discovery
Another day has come and let’s get up early for a Tai Chi demonstration on the upper deck before enjoying a delectable breakfast. After that, we will sail down to Luon Cave and try kayaking or hop into one of the bamboo boats rowed by friendly locals to explore the cave.
Later, we will return to the cruise ship for a cookery demonstration on how to make spring rolls. As you sail back, check out and have an early lunch. Return to Hanoi through a scenic road trip that includes a stop at a small village in the countryside to stretch your legs. Take a short flight to Hue, meeting our guide on arrival and then we will transfer you to the hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 5: Hue discovery
Hue, Vietnam’s historic Imperial Capital, is located at the mouth of the Perfume River and serves as the nexus of the country’s two rice baskets, the Red River Delta and the Mekong River Delta.
On this intriguing day tour, explore the Imperial City of Hue! Meet your guide at the local pier before embarking on a traditional dragon boat tour down the Perfume River, taking in the breathtaking scenery.
Upon reaching the Thien Mu Pagoda (pagoda of Heavenly Lady), walk up to the top of the hill overlooking the river, is where your boat cruise trip ends. So, let’s grab magnificent views of the Perfume River flowing beneath the seven-story medieval structure.
Then, we will admire the complex architecture of the famed UNESCO World Heritage ‘Complex of Hue Monuments,’ which houses the Imperial Citadel. While your guide provides historical knowledge, stroll through the royal grounds, pausing at the former royal court. Visit the royal antique museum before taking a stroll around the bustling Dong Ba market to get a sense of the city’s energy.
Ending the day trip by visiting two typical mausoleums in Hue: Tu Duc and Khai Dinh Mausoleums. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Drive to Hoi An
Check out the hotel, meeting our guide at the lobby and then we enjoy a nice journey to Hoi An with stopovers in Lap An Lagoon for coffee break and then Hai Van Pass (the Pass of the Ocean Clouds) to catch magnificent views of the area.
Passing by Da Nang city, you then have a short break for photographs at My Khe Beach.
Day 7: My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An Full Day
Today, our Vietnam Private Tours continues with sightseeings two well-known UNESCO sites in central Vietnam: My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An Ancient town.
In order to begin the tour, we will pick you up from your accommodation in Hoi An in the morning for My Son tour. As you know, on December 4th, 1999, My Son Sanctuary was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Vietnam.
When we arrive at My Son Sanctuary, we will be transferred to the inside by golf cart, followed by a 10-minute walk to the site. After that, the guide will provide you a map overview and a brief history of Champa Kingdom. After that, we’ll continue deeper and spend the morning roaming around in the fresh air, paying a visit to groups B, C, and D. We next continue going across the stream to Group G, which is located on a restored small hill. We’ll eventually keep walking to see two groups of E and F.
Enjoy the Cham dance show later on in the theatre before heading back to Hoi An for lunch in a local restaurant.
After lunch, enjoy Hoi An walking tour.
Hoi An’s stately architecture of old Japanese merchant homes, pale yellow residences draped in bougainvillea, shopfronts lit with beautiful silk lanterns, and ageing tea warehouses bear witness to the town’s extraordinary history as a major port town.
In this tour this afternoon, we will stroll around this lovely town and visit famous Japanese Bridge, following with visits to Tan Ky and Duc An Old Houses to recognize their famous blending of Chinese and Vietnamese architectures. By the way, you will find out the daily life of the local people.
Day 8: Free day in Hoi An
Day 9: Fly to Nha Trang – Nha Trang city tour
Meeting our local guide and then transfer to Da Nang airport for a short flight to Nha Trang. Upon arrival, meet our guide and then we will enjoy Nha Trang city tour.
As you know, the picture-perfect islands of Nha Trang are unquestionably lovely, but on this tour, you’ll discover another equally lovely but very different side of the coastal city. The Institute of Oceanography should be your initial stop. The institute was one of the first scientific research centers in Indochina, having opened its doors in 1923.
Follow Vietnam Private Tours exploring Nha Trang, we then head our ways to learn about current studies on the East Sea’s coastal waters, the incidence of marine pollution, and possible solutions. Explore the institute’s grounds further to find the Marine Creature Museum, which houses 80,000 sea and freshwater specimens.
Continue up on our trip to Long Son Pagoda after an educational trip. The construction and decor of this Taoist temple depicts Taoism’s legendary animals and gods.
Following up on, we then visit Po Nagar Cham Towers, a place of worship dating back to the 2nd century AD, for a walk down memory lane in Nha Trang. Take a closer look at the slabs to see inscriptions on the Champa kingdom’s history, religion, and social structure.
Ending our Nha Trang Tour will be a visit to Nha Trang Stone Church for a peek of French influence as your final stop. The cathedral’s French gothic design and interiors, which were built to promote Catholicism back in the day, are a reminder of its past as a French colony. Ovenight in Nha Trang.
Day 10: Fly to Ho Chi Minh city – Ho Chi Minh city tour
Leaving Nha Trang for Ho Chi Minh, we will take you to Nha Trang for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh city.
Upon reaching, you will be given a guided tour of this cosmopolitan metropolis when you arrive. The famous Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, the Reunification Palace, the War Remnant Museum, the Municipal Theater, and the Ben Thanh Market are all must-sees in this trip. As soon as we finish the tour, we then transfer you to hotel for check-in.
Day 11: Cu Chi Tunnels
In the morning, our Vietnam Private Tours moves on by departing from the hotel to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of underground tunnels built by the Viet Minh in their fight against the French in 1948. During the war between Vietnam and America, the Viet Cong expanded and utilised these tunnels. The “Iron Triangle,” as it was known to Americans, was a Vietcong stronghold for over three decades.
Reaching here, you can go underground in the tunnels, try your hand at raffle shooting, and so on… Return to Ho Chi Minh city after lunch.
Day 12: Mekong Delta Trip
This morning, we will leave early this morning for a journey through the Mekong Delta to Cai Be, which is famous for its floating market. We will then board our private boat for a sail to Vinh Long through the maze of rivers and canals. Before continuing our journey of the delta’s tributaries and canals, we’ll stop at the home of a Bonsai gardener for a gourmet Delta lunch, which will include the popular meal of “Elephant ear fish.”
In the afternoon, have a short bike ride around the rustic village of Mekong Delta before we are heading back to Ho Chi Minh city. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh city – Siem Riep
In the morning, check out the hotel and wait for the car arrives at the hotel to transport you to the airport in time to catch our flight to Siem Reap. Greetings from Cambodia! When you arrive at Siem Reap International Airport, a tour guide and driver will greet you and transport you to the hotel of your choice for check-in. Along the journey, the tour guide will tell you about Cambodia’s fascinating past.
Day 14: Angkor Thom Exploration:
Today, our Vietnam and Cambodia Private Tours will continue with travel to Angkor Thom after breakfast at the hotel. Hence, Angkor Thom, served as the capital of the Khmer Empire, is the best-preserved of all the temples, with a layout and scale that is equally impressive. At arriving Angkor Thom, we then visit the South Gate, Bayon temple, Baphuon temple, Terrace of the Elephants, and Terrace of the Leper King, among other sites. Then we are off to Ta Prohm Temple, a mysterious forest temple overrun with balsa wood trees and vines. After finishing, return to the hotel to rest. You’ll spend the night in Siem Riep.
Day 15: Angkor Watt
As the sun rises early in the morning to watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat’s five towers, a once-in-a-lifetime event. Return to the hotel for breakfast before heading back to see the iconic Angkor Wat, which was erected for King Suryavarman II as his state temple and capital city in the early 12th century. After finishing, return to the hotel to rest and take advantage of the hotel’s amenities.
Day 16: Transfer to Siem Riep International airport for departure flight:
In the morning, check out the hotel and wait for the driver to come to pick you up to transfer you to Siem Riep Airport for departure flight back home. Premium Travel Vietnam wishes you had a great time with us. Eventually, our Vietnam Private Tours is coming to and end here.
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In this private package, we will have an insight into Vietnamese culture, exploring all beautiful sights of Vietnam. By the way, you will find out how the local culture will be, how Vietnam grow fast after the world and how friendly the people are. Least but not last, tasting Vietnamese food will be a fantastic way to know about the cuisine of a country. Finally, this is private trips so you can have more time on your own, adjusting the time of travel at your request and you will definitely have unforgettable in Vietnam with us.
BEST HOLIDAY DEALS VIETNAM Price, INCLUSION, EXCLUSION, THINGS TO BRING, TRAVEL TIPS, CHILDREN POLICY?
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- Private car/bus/mini van with air conditioning
- Experienced driver
- English speaking guide
- Entrance ticket
- Cold water and wet tissue
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Other not mentioned in the tour program
THINGS TO BRING
- Sun cream
- Climbing shoes
- Sun glasses
- Insect spray
- Shoulder covers
- Fully charged camera
Vietnam is a tropical country so it is pretty cool between November to February. From March till the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid. So the best time is in January, February, March.
- FOC for children under 5 years old
- 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
- Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)?
- What is the best month to visit Vietnam and Cambodia?
As you know, the best time to visit both countries is from December to April. However, you can choose to travel between April and end of September but it is hot and humid, especially in May, June and July.
- Is Vietnam and Cambodia worth visiting?
The answer is YES. Both countries own many World Heritage Sites such as Halong Bay, Thang Long Citadel, My Son Sanctuary, Hoi An Ancient town, Hue Ancient capital, Phong Nha National Park (Vietnam) and Angkor Watt (Cambodia). In addition, two countries are developing nations so the tour deals are quite affordable. Adding to that, these countries have diversified cuisine culture and very nice and friendly people. Although Vietnam is a bit more touristy than Cambodia but generally your trip to Vietnam and Cambodia is absolutely worth it.
- What are local foods in Cambodia?
– Fish amok (steamed coconut fish in banana leaves)
-Samlor machu trey (sweet and sour soup with fish)
-Char kroeung sach ko (stir-fried lemongrass beef)
-Twa ko (Cambodian sausage)
-Nom banh chok (Khmer noodles)
-Bai sach chrouk (grilled pork and broken rice)
-Kuy teav (noodle soup)
- What are typical foods in Vietnam?
-Pho (Beef Noodles)
-Banh My (Vietnamese baguette)
-Banh Xeo (Crispy pancake)
-Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Spring Rolls)
-Mi Quang (Vietnam Turmeric Noodles)
-Bun Thit Nuong (Vermicelli Noodles with Grilled pork)
-Banh Cuon (Rolled Cake)
- Is Vietnam expensive to travel?
Despite the fact that Vietnam is becoming more expensive every year, it is still a reasonably priced destination. Budget roughly $50 per day for a more comfortable backpacker experience in Vietnam. You’ll have more money to spend on meals, beverages, activities, and hotel rooms this way.
- What should I avoid in Vietnam?
-Raw blood pudding
-Dog or cat meat
-Avoid using dirty finger
-Avoid using impolite words
- What should I avoid in Cambodia?
-Cambodia is a Buddist country so please DO NOT touch or pat the head of people, even children.
-If you go to a pagoda and have to sit on the floor, DO NOT sit cross-legged or with your legs outstretched.
-Public displays of affection, such as kisses and hugs, are considered inappropriate and offensive behaviors.
-Avoid shouting, as well as laughing and speaking too loudly in sacred places such as pagodas or public areas.
-Avoid eating raw shellfish, raw crab, and cold cooked meats, as they may have been cleaned with contaminated water. Regardless of where you are staying in Cambodia, it is preferable to drink only bottled water, including for brushing your teeth.
- How many days you need for Cambodia?
Generally, 10 days is what you need for Cambodia: a minimum of two days is required to tour Phnom Penh, three days is required to see the archeological wonders of Angkor Wat, and two days is required to appreciate the beautiful beaches and islands.
- How many days you need for Vietnam?
As you know, the perfect time for your holiday in Vietnam is roughly a month to explore all main attractions in this country, However, you can shorten your trip to 2 weeks to 16 days that might be suitable for all.