Overview

Take part in our EXOTIC VIETNAM FROM SOUTH TO NORTH IN 10 DAYS tour, you will have an opportunity to explore one of the most tourist attractive lands in Southeast Asia with its most fascinating destinations such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh- two biggest cities in Vietnam, the World Heritage site of Halong Bay and so on.  Join us now!

Highlights

  • Discover the mystery of Mekong Delta
  • Adventure with the underground Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Immerse in the charming beauty of Hoian Ancient Town
  • Admire the breathtaking view of Halong Bay
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Trip Code: VNZA - 1052

Trip Duration: 10 Days

Starting: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Finishing: Hanoi, Vietnam

Destination: Vietnam

Type of trip: Classic

Theme: Nature, Culture

Ages: All ages

Group Size: Less than 20 pax

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Today, our guide will meet you at the airport then you will be transferred to the hotel. Welcome to Ho Chi Minh - the largest city in Vietnam, where is well-known as one of the must-visit destinations in the south of the country. Check-in your hotel at 14:00 P.M. 

The rest of the day is free on your leisure. Meals on your own. Overnight in Hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

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This morning, continue your journey to My Tho, a small town lies on the bank of the Mekong River. Enjoy the scenery along the National Highway before boarding the sampan and cruising down the river.

Upon arrival to My Tho, stop by to visit the Vinh Trang pagoda - the greatest pagoda in Tien Giang province. Then, take a pleasant boat ride and immerse yourself in the beauty of the countryside along the river. 

Stopover at Tortoise islet and savor your lunch in the orchard garden. After that, head to An Khanh, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta followed by enjoying riding a hand-rowed sampan along natural canals. Stop at a local family’s home to relish tropical fruit and honey tea as well as enjoy folk song music which is performed by the locals.

Afterward, you will return to Ho Chi Minh City. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

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After breakfast at your hotel, start your tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels. With the length over 250 km, this is a historic site once used by the Vietnamese soldiers during the 1960s. The tunnels played an important role in the Vietnam War, which is not only allowed the Viet Cong to control a large rural area close to Ho Chi Minh City but they were also functioning as an underground city including hospitals, schools, meeting rooms, kitchens and sleeping quarters.

Once you’re back above ground you’ll be taken back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh. Free to go shopping in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

cu chi tunnels tour for her

In the morning, you will be transferred to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for the flight to Da Nang - the most worth-living city in Vietnam. 

Upon arrival in Da Nang, you will be picked up and transferred from Da Nang to the Ancient Town of Hoi An. Take your time and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to discover this amazing town. 

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Today, spend your time to stroll around and explore the beauty of Hoi An Old Town by yourself. This is one of the most charming cities in Vietnam where is still well-preserved the unique and traditional architecture as well as its long-lasting history. 

On this day, you will take a ride westward toward the foothills of the mountain spine of Indochina. Welcome to My Son - a holy Sanctuary including more than 70 towers and temples, worshiping to Shiva and other Hindu gods. Located about 70km southwest of Danang and 40km from Hoi An, this historic site is a remarkable complex with ancient Champa style's structures made of red bricks and exquisite sandstone. 

Continue your trip with a boat trip on the Thu Bon River. Enjoy some relaxing moment on the boat before you have soft lunch (My Quang traditional noodle) at a local restaurant. Then, stopover to visit Kim Bong Carpentry Village – The traditional work village specializing in the cabinet making and shipbuilding.

 After that, you will return to Hoi An. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast, you will be transferred from Hoi An to Da Nang Airport for the flight to Hanoi - the capital of Vietnam, a hustle and bustle city situated in the north country. 

Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel where you may enjoy the remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi. 

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Today, depart for an impressive journey to Halong Bay – the jewel of North Vietnam, famous for its thousands of dramatic limestone islands sprinkled around the bay. 

Our shuttle bus will take you through the peaceful scenery of rice fields as we travel through the countryside and the lush land of Red River Delta.

At around noon, after a scenic drive, we arrive at the pier. Upon boarding our luxurious cruise, join the crew and the captain with a welcome drink and a cruise briefing.

After settling into your cabin, enjoy a delicious lunch while the ship starts heading out to the bay passing numerous jungle-clad mountains and mysterious caves.

You have plenty of time to swim in the emerald water or climb up to the top for the panoramic view of the bay or kayak around the limestone karsts. Back on board for a cruise to the anchorage spot in a quiet area.

This evening, join your fellow passengers with a fresh cocktail on the sundeck while enjoying the awe-inspiring scenery of the surroundings before having dinner with delicious Vietnamese food.

After dinner, enjoy your time onboard with a range of interesting activities including playing games, fishing squid or watching movies.

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Start your new day in the early morning with a relaxing Tai Chi session onboard to rejuvenate your soul and body in the astonishingly tranquil ambiance.

Enjoy breakfast while the ship makes its way through numerous limestone karsts and caves. 

After breakfast, prepare to check out of your cabin. As the ship cruises back to the harbor, take your leisure time to relax on board or simply enjoy the spectacular views passing by.

Brunch will be served onboard on the way back. Upon arrival back in the harbor, transfer by shuttle bus to Hanoi. You arrive in Hanoi at around 17.00 pm.

Today, you will be picked up from the hotel (without guide) to the Noi Bai International Airport for your departure flight. The room will be at your disposal until noontime only. 

End of services! Goodbye and see you on the next journey!

Note: Check-in time - 14.00 pm and check out time - 12.00 pm applied to all hotels in package

Useful Information

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
  • Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary 
  • Meals where mentioned (B: Breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Vietnam visa approval letter
  • Entrance fees
  • Mineral water (1 bottle/pax/day)
  • Domestic flight: Ho Chi Minh City - Danang, Danang - Hanoi

Exclusions

  • International flight to and from Vietnam
  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (25 USD/pax/single entry) 
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Other services than mentioned
  • Drinks, other than water on activity days

Meals

  • Breakfast: 9
  • Lunch: 2
  • Brunch: 1
  • Dinner: 1 

Transport

  • Car 
  • Shuttle bus 
  • Boat 
  • Plane

Included Activities

  • Mekong Delta Day Tour
  • Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day
  • Day trip to My Son
  • Boat trip on Thu Bon River
  • Overnight cruise in Halong Bay

Accommodations

Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

Destination 3 Star 4 Star 5 Star
Sai Gon

Park View Saigon

Hoian

Le Pavillon Hoi An Boutique Hotel & Spa

Halong Bay

Renea Cruises Halong

Ha Noi

La Dolce Vita Hotel

Special Note:

Blackout date: 20 Dec 2019 – 10 Jan 2020, 23 Jan – 27 Jan 2020

 We only accept the payment by USD, the RAND rate may be changed at the time you book following the exchange rate at https://www.xe.com 

f you travel alone, please add the single supplement + 355 USD/pax = 5268 R/ pax (you still have sharing cabin on night train)

Our price is guaranteed with NO HIDDEN COST.

When you arrive in Vietnam, you only need to pay for your personal expense and Visa fees which will be estimated as below:

 

Personal expense

Cost per person

Vietnam Visa Stamp Fee

25USD

Lunch/ dinner with local foods on the streets or local stall

3-5USD

Lunch/ dinner at good local restaurants

8-12USD

Tips for local guide and driver

1-3USD/ person/ day


Please kindly note that the excursions included in this tour are not compulsory to join. You, perhaps, don’t want to take it at some point. In this case, please let your operator know and note that we are not able to provide any refunds.

Cancellation by Customer

Should you need to cancel your holiday once it has been confirmed, the party leader must immediately advise us in writing sent to us via fax or email. The following cancellation charges will be applied:

  • More than 21 days prior to departure: The total of the deposit paid to us (30% of the Tour value).
  • 7- 21 days prior to departure: 50% on the total value of the trip charged, due to hotel charges for no-shows and organizing fees.
  • Within 1-6 days prior to departure: 100% on total charged.
  • No-Show: 100% on total charged.

Note: Insurance premiums and amendment charges are not refundable in the event of cancellation.  

Cancellation of domestic or international flights:

If the cancellation occurs after a deposit was paid to the Airlines, cancellation fees, of 25 – 40 % of the airfare for the domestic flight and USD30 – 50/pax for the international flight, is required (according to the policy of the Airlines).

Unused services:

No refunds or exchanges can be made with respect to accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transport or any other services, included in the tour price, but not utilized by the tour members.

Children Policy

For children, please note:

  • Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (maximum 2 adults with 1 child under 2 years old)
  • Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% price of adults
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% price of adults
  • Children from 12 years old: as adult

Reviews

Reviews from actual Seni travelers. We publish all reviews.

Excellent
5 out of 5

Based on 65 reviews. See some of the reviews here.

Mukesh Harisunker

Guest Country: South Africa

Travel Dates: November 2019

Traveled To: Vietnam

This was the best trip ever organized by this tour group.Although our visas and Immigration took over 3 hours and our flight number being changed and a delay from our flight,we were met with smiling faces about 4 hours later which was wonderful and thereafter they were always on time always, all this preparations was done via WhatsApp.Although their payment was 30% deposit and balance 70% before daparture, I paid everything not knowing them and did not have any problems whatsoever. VERY VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDABLE. THANK YOU, MUKESH HARISUNKER,SOUTH AFRICA

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Rondlopertjend

Guest Country: Montagu, South Africa

Travel Dates: October 2019

Traveled To: Vietnam

Vietnam completely blew us away - one of our best experiences ever! From the bustling of the Old Quarters in Hanoi in the north, thru beautiful Hoian with its thousand colorful lanterns in Center, down to Ho Chi Minh with the tunnels and Mekong river, this has just been one of the most scenic, most exquisite tours. The natural beauty of Halong Bay took our breaths away and it's one of the places we will definitely return to in future. Thank you so much to Trung Hoang who made this tour extra special - your assistance and guidance will hard to top! You were the best!!!

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Rosh & Betti

Guest Country: Durban, South Africa

Travel Dates: October 2019

Traveled To: Vietnam

Vietnam tours have been awesome, especially Ashley Trang, the agent assigned to us. After finding this tour company on Facebook and making contact with them, Ashley immediately responded to my query. She worked tirelessly and efficiently to make sure that she catered to our every need and requirement. With her advice and expertise we here able to put together an itinerary, that has allowed us to have the best experience of this beautiful country, people,food and sights.

Our trip went without hitches from being transferred to airports and awesome hotels, organised private tours with knowledgeable English speaking tour guides and plenty free time with the best advice to explore at our leasure.

Ashley paid us a personal visit at our hotel in Hanoi, a gesture beyond her scope of duty. We have left Vietnam with very pleasant memories and will definitely recommend Vietnam Tours to family and friends.

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Lauren B

Guest Country: Johannesburg, South Africa

Travel Dates: October 2019

Traveled To: Vietnam

I booked my tour and from the moment of first contact Trung was amazing. He put together a bespoke tour for us that included everything we wanted to see (Hanoi, Halong Bay and Hoi An). The hotels were great, perfectly located and all the staff were incredibly helpful and went out of their way to make our stay memorable. The day tours and experiences were exactly what we were looking for and far exceeded our expectations. It truly was an amazing tour we will never forget.

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Q&A’s

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A Response from Seni World 30/08/2019

Not only is the first tour operator in Vietnam focusing only on travelers from South Africa but Vietnamtour.co.za also has been receiving a lot of positive reviews on TripAdvisor. Moreover, we also have a representative in South Africa  - Mrs. Katrine Putick. You can contact her to book and confirm your tour to Vietnam right in South Africa. 

Ms. KATRINE PUTTICK

  • Address: Bay Farm, Main Rd, Hout Bay Cape Province, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Phone: (+27 (83) 261 1693)
  • Email: kputtick@iafrica.com
A Response from Seni World 26/04/2019

Tipping is not customary in Vietnam but it's highly appreciated. Most the high-end services include a service fee but if you receive a service that exceeded your expectation, then a tip is highly recommended. Normally, you should tip at least 1-3 USD/pax/day for your guide and driver.

A Response from Seni World 18/07/2019

Vietnam's weather is tropical climate with high humidity creating a favorable condition for many insects especially mosquitoes. Whenever you head outside especially in mountainous areas, be sure to apply repellent to all areas of exposed skin. 

A Response from Seni World 15/04/2019

Depending on individual hotels, most of the hotels in Vietnam are equipped with all necessary amenities such as hair dryers, private bathroom, safety box, shampoo, body lotion and more. If you're not sure about the quality of these kinds of stuff, you can bring your own or buy outside.

A Response from Seni World 07/12/2018

You can easily find an ATM at any major cities across the country. Though, it's hard to find one in local areas, so make sure you prepare enough money for a journey out of the city.  Do not keep too much money along you to avoid the risk of theft. 

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