GROUP TOUR: Essence of Vietnam and Laos

Saigon - Mekong Delta - Hoi An - Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay - Luang Prabang 

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Overview

Beyond our best  Vietnam and Laos Tours, this 16-day tour takes you through two of the most beautiful countries in Asia area: Vietnam and Laos. Once satisfying with the interesting stories of war during the long-lasting course of the history of the bustling Ho Chi Minh city, you will wander around the waterways of the lush Mekong Delta and the enchanting capital of Hanoi. The breathtakingly beautiful nature of Halong Bay, as well as the laid – back atmosphere of Luang Prabang, leaves deep impressions.

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Welcome to the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh. You will be picked up by Vietnamtour.co.za's tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Take your time to explore the vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh on your own. The city embodies for the great blend of the past and the present architecture, of the temples and skyscrapers lined on the streets. The rest of the day is at your leisure.  Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, the museum has a vast display of both Indochina wars.

Have lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will transfer to Cu Chi Tunnels – the historic site where Vietnamese soldiers used as a shelter during wartime. This fantastic network stretches over 250 km and is the shelter of Vietnamese soldiers during the wars. The system was served as communication routes, storage facilities, hospitals and living areas for Vietnamese fighters throughout the war. Take your time to descend into the tunnels to discover the wonderful tunnels and the harsh conditions of Vietcong guerrillas. Back to the hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Depart from Ho Chi Minh at around 8-8.30am and head straight to Ben Tre, crossing the impressive Rach Mieu Cable-stayed Bridge. Board a small boat to visit typical workplaces including small brick factories, a coconut processing workshop and a local mat-weaving house.

Stop at a quiet village, take a short walk to experience local life and hop on your xe-lôi (a kind of motorized rickshaw) and stop at a riverside restaurant for a lunch with local food.

After lunch, take a short cycling tour to explore the surrounding fields before boarding a sampan for a tranquil trip along the picturesque canals. Come back to the port and return to Saigon. You will be dropped off at the hotel at around 5 PM. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Today is free for you to explore the bustling city on your own until being transferred (without the guide) to Ho Chi Minh airport for a flight to Da Nang. 

Once arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to Hoi An. After reaching Hoi An, check in your hotel before taking a walk around the ancient town. As the national trading center in the 16th century, Hoi An is home to the diversity of ancient streets and homes. Stroll around the unusual cobblestone streets to admire the hundred-century-old Chinese houses.

The leisurely trip offers you a great chance to see the ancient houses built in Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures. There are some incredible places that you should not miss when visiting Hoi An including the hundred- year – old Japanese Bridge, the Phuc Kien Hall, and the local fish market. You also have a chance to stop at a tailor-made shop to get your favorite clothes. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

 

 

Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to move to the meeting point. We will cycle through peaceful green paddies to reach the local market (Ba Le market).

(If you can’t cycle, the alternative options are available without any surcharge: car/ sit behind local motorbike driver).

The tour guide will show you where the ingredients of the cooking courses come from and you will have chance to capture the hustle and bustle trading lives of local people. After that, we head back to the restaurant where the chef and the cooking course are waiting for you.

Upon arrival, you will have a break with a Vietnamese coffee to cool down and relax. Then, let’s join a fun bamboo basket boat ride through small creeks in water coconut fields and the folk game “bit mat dap noi”

Once you get back, we will start to cook a variety of local dishes following the given menu. Our Chef and Tour Guide will instruct and assist you to cook during the class. Afterwards we enjoy our delicious and mindful dishes together.

After lunch, we will take a lazy boat back to Hoi An Ancient Town. Sit back and enjoy the scenery and local life of fisherman along the riverside. Back to your hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Duration: 7 hours

Menu: (vegetarian menu available upon request)

1. Fresh Spring Rolls

2. Rice pancake

3. Papaya Salad with Shrimp and Pork

4. Braised Chicken with Chili and Lemongrass

Free on your own to discover Hoi An. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Free at your leisure before being transferred to the airport (without tour guide) to take your domestic flight to Hanoi. 

Welcome to Hanoi, you will be collected by our local guide at Hanoi Airport and transfer to hotel for check-in. The room is at your disposal from 14.00 onwards. The balance of the day is at your leisure. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

In the morning, check out the hotel after breakfast. You will enjoy a walking tour to one of our most vibrant markets - Hang Be Market, nestled smack in the heart of the Old Quarter of Hanoi, 5 minutes’ walk from Hoan Kiem Lake. The market offers all a market in Vietnam kinds of goods that might be of need by the people of the Old Quarter of Hanoi, be it uncooked meat, cooked meat, fruits, dry food, worshiping items... It will bring you an interesting approach to the life of the people in the Old Quarter of Hanoi.

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

Then we will move to Temple of Literature - famous for being the first university of Vietnam. You will recognize that this is a popular place for Vietnamese students to take commemorative photographs when graduating.

In the afternoon, visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex where the great President Ho Chi Minh rests in peace. We will visit the traditional stilt house and the respected One-Pillar Pagoda, the special pagoda with a particular structure. 

Take a short rest and then you will be transferred to Hanoi Railway station to take your overnight train to Lao Cai.

(There are 04 soft berths in 01 cabin, you will share the cabin with other customers)

The train SP3 will leave Hanoi at 22:00 and arrive in Lao Cai at 06.10 AM (next day)

The train arrives at about 6:00 am. Our guide will pick you up there. Take a morning drive through the clouds by car to Sapa, about 1.5 hours. When you arrive in Sapa you will be taken to a local restaurant for a morning shower, breakfast, a short rest and some last preparations before our inspiring trek. 

At 10 am we start trekking. The first part is on the road but we soon turn to the right and walk on a small path down the valley to the Muong Hoa River along Y Linh Ho valley and from here lead to the Black H’mong village Lao Chai. Black H’mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa area. They are proud of their culture and keep their traditions and way of living. They have their own language and wear traditional indigo blue clothing. After this, you continue to Ta Van village (1.200 m) to visit Zay people. Zay is a fairly small minority group of about 38.000 people who live mainly in the mountains in Northwest Vietnam. The development has meant that some of their old customs have been lost but many women still wear traditional shirts with a purple, blue or green color. The Zay houses were built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. We stay overnight with a local family in Ta Van and have our dinner here

After enjoying a lovely breakfast with your hosts, you will head off out to Giang Ta Chai village and meet the Red Dao people. You will visit the local waterfall and then be collected by private car to return to Sapa Town. On the journey back there will be plenty of photo opportunities and your driver will stop at the best spots. Back in the city and enjoy the dinner.  You will be free in the evening to either relax or explore around the town center.

Overnight on the train to Hanoi and reach Hanoi in the early morning.

Arrival in Hanoi early in the morning. You will have a day-use hotel to have breakfast and take a rest before leaving for Halong Bay by shuttle bus, arriving around noon. Visiting the bay, you will experience the magic of the wonderful wonder of the world. 

From the harbor, board our boat for a cruise among the numerous limestone karst rising from the emerald water. Make a stop en route to visit a grotto of spectacular stalactites and stalagmites and anchor for a relaxing swim in a hidden cave. Meals will be served on the cruise. Overnight on the cruise.

After breakfast, enjoy your time to swim, sunbathe and relax in the fascinating background of the bay. After lunch on board – around 11.30am, transfer back to Hanoi to check in the hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Free at your leisure before being transferred to the airport (without tour guide) to take your regional flight to Luang Prabang. The room is at your disposal until noon time. 

Once arrival in Luang Prabang, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to the hotel to check in. The balance of the day will be at your leisure, Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel. 

For early risers, alms giving ceremony is good chance to learn about local culture. We suggest you enjoy the sunrise at the crossroads in town around 05.00 when you will also see monks in saffron robes from Luang Prabang’s many temples walking in long silent processions searching for offerings left to them by the faithful. 

Then it’s time for sunrise moment on the Phousi Mountain where you also can have a nice panorama of the city.

Visit the morning market, a perfect place to meet the locals, dine on Lao food, and watch the people as they wander. Grab yourself a frosty bevy and a slice of blood sausage and check it out.

Enjoy a short drive to visit Vat Xieng Thong or Temple of the Royal City- one of the most important of Lao monasteries and remains a significant monument to the spirit of religion, royalty and traditional art.

Afterward, we head to Kuang Sy Falls a stunning turquoise waterfall. On the way, you will pass through rice fields and beautiful small villages dotted along the country road. Make a stop at some of the villages before relaxing at the waterfall. Take a fresh swim to refresh yourself in many basins.

In the afternoon, we transfer back Luang Prabang and visit the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (closed on Monday) located in a historical building preserved by UNESCO. The exhibition here consists of traditional clothing, religious artifacts and daily working tools of Lao minorities that will help you understand more about their lifestyle and traditions.

Leaving here, one the way back to the hotel, we will stop to visit the H’mong Night Market where you can find a lot of souvenirs in the traditional style of Laos. This is also a paradise for any street food lover, and you can have dinner on your own. Our guide will suggest you a good place to enjoy Laos traditional food or hot pot at a nice restaurant at the river bank. 

Back to the hotel. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Our tuk tuk driver will pick you up at your hotel this morning to have a departure to the boat jetty. 

Embark on the Nava Mekong, a traditional river boat, for a shared cruise on the mighty Mekong River, departing around 1000. On the way, you will have a great opportunity to enjoy the dramatic yet peaceful scenery as well as see the simple lives of rural people living along the river. 

During 2 – hour cruise upstream to the Pak Ou Caves, the village of Ban Xang Hai will be stopover along your way of discovering. Called by Pak Ou because of its special location - the caves themselves are very close to the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers. In these 2 caves, you will have chance to admire numerous ancient Buddha images, dating back from many centuries. Also, this is the most important religious site in Laos for pilgrimages during the Lao New Year festivities around mid-April. 

On the way back downstream, you will be served with a selection of typical Lao dishes onboard. 

The cruise will take about 1.5 hours to turn back Luang Prabang, and arrive around 1400. We will pick you up at the boat jetty and transfer you back to your hotel. 

Free time at your leisure in the rest of the day. Dinner in your account. Overnight at the hotel.

In the morning, drive outside the town to visit the Elephant Village. On arrival, the staff will provide you a brief of the village and the way the feed elephants. You also have a great opportunity to meet elephants for a short ride through the countryside. Make a quick stop for a cup of coffee or green tea along the Nam Khan River. In the early afternoon, arrive back in Luang Prabang. You will be then transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Meals on your own. Room is at your disposal until noon time. End of tour.

Inquire This Tour

List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Vietnam

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Hanoi Adamas L'Heritage May De Ville Old Quarter Melia Hanoi
Halong Bay Lavender Cruise Oriental Sails V'spirit Premier Cruise Athena Luxury Cruise
Sapa Ta Van Ecologic Homestay Sunny Moutain Amazing Sapa Victoria Sapa
Hoi An Kim An Hoian River Green Boutique Hotel Belle Maison Dahana Hoi An Sunrise Hoian
Saigon Le Duy Park View Saigon Muong Thanh Centre Majestic Saigon

In Laos

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Luang Prabang Sunway Hotel Villa Chitdara Maison Dalabua Satri House

In Vietnam

Hanoi Adamas
Halong Bay Lavender Cruise
Sapa Ta Van Ecologic Homestay
Hoi An Kim An
Saigon Le Duy
Hanoi L'Heritage
Halong Bay Oriental Sails
Sapa Sunny Moutain
Hoi An Hoian River Green Boutique Hotel
Saigon Park View Saigon
Hanoi May De Ville Old Quarter
Halong Bay V'spirit Premier Cruise
Sapa Amazing Sapa
Hoi An Belle Maison Dahana Hoi An
Saigon Muong Thanh Centre
Hanoi Melia Hanoi
Halong Bay Athena Luxury Cruise
Sapa Victoria Sapa
Hoi An Sunrise Hoian
Saigon Majestic Saigon

In Laos

Luang Prabang Sunway Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara
Luang Prabang Maison Dalabua
Luang Prabang Satri House

 This is a special tour for exploring Vietnam and Laos because you can travel all months around. In the South of Vietnam, the weather is warm and sunny. You may want to extend a few days at the beautiful beaches in Southern Vietnam such as Nha Trang, Phu Quoc or Phan Thiet.

In the North of Vietnam, we give you a chance to discover Sapa and then have relaxing time on Halong Bay cruise. The amazing landscapes will open your eyes and help you have memorable moments.

At the end of the holidays, you will take a few days to enjoy the peaceful and fresh air of Luang Prabang. Luang Prabang is so charming and has too many things to enjoy by its delicious foods and colorful local culture.

Do not miss a chance to explore Vietnam and Laos!

Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for groups from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.

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

Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:

° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharge for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5 star hotels)

° Easter Holidays: some 5-star hotels in Hoian will have surcharged for Easter Holidays

° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 25.Feb.2020 – 03.Mar.2020 – if you travel during this period, there will be surcharged for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking

Inclusions

  • 16 day tour from the South of Vietnam to Luang Prabang.
  • 15 nights' accommodation with 12 nights at the hotel, 1 night on Halong Bay Cruise and 2 nights on overnight train Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi.
  • Delight your taste buds with Vietnamese and Laos cuisine with 23 meals included.
  • Shuttle bus for Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
  • Local slow boat as mentioned
  • Shared cabin on the overnight train Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi
  • 3 x domestic/ regional flights: Ho Chi Minh - Da Nang, Da Nang - Hanoi and Hanoi - Luang Prabang (including 20 kg checked luggage and 7 kg handed luggage)
  • All airport transfers
  • English speaking guide (in each location you will have a different guide).
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
  • VIETNAM VISA LETTER
  • Service charges and government VAT tax

Exclusions

  • International flight tickets – We would be happy to provide you with a quote for international flights. Flights from South Africa to Vietnam/ Laos are approximately $700-$1400 per person return. The actual price varies depending on departure city, time of year and luck of the draw! Let’s contact us for more details.
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee: 25USD per person
  • Laos Visa fee: 35USD per person
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Travel insurance

Customer Reviews

Based on 54 reviews

ElmarieEd

South Africa

"11 DAY UNFORGETTABLE VIETNAM TOUR"

03/06/2019

My husband and I just arrived back in Cape Town from the best ever Asian holiday, arranged by Vietnam Travel - Ha Nguyen (Sales1@Vietnam Travel). From the time I made contact with Ha, till we left Vietnam, she was inconstantly assisting and advising via WhatsApp ... More +

Pamemla Harvey

South Africa

"10 WONDERFUL DAYS IN VIETNAM"

We landed in Ho Chi Minh and spent three days there. We went to see the tunnels that were excavated in the Vietnam War. Very interesting and thought-provoking.
Did a local boat trip on the Mekong Delta. We were introduced to the way of life there ... More +

Landy Lowe

South Africa

"5-Star + Service!!"

06-07-2019

We traveled from North to South in Vietnam over a two week period. It has been an absolute pleasure dealing with Ha from Vietnam Travel! From the first contact, she made me feel that I was her only client. I changed our itinerary, added people ... More +

Barbara

South Africa

"2 week holiday from South to North Vietnam"

30/04/2019

Ha Nguyen from Vietnam tours was beyond excellent in her service in putting together the most amazing 2-week trip. We started in the south in Ho Chi Min and ended in the North. Having a local agent in Vietnam made a huge difference. All arrangements, ... More +

Allan Avril

Cape Town, South Africa

"Exceptional tour service"

29/04/2019

Fantastic service from tour booking to meet and greet, making us feel special to the hotels and tour arrangements. Ha Nguyen is an absolute star. We really appreciated her checking constantly if everything was ok. It helped make our Vietnam holiday great. Don’t miss BaNa ... More +

Dian

South Africa

"THE PERFECT EXPERIENCE"

29/04/2019

Excellently organised trip to a beautiful country. We dealt with the friendliest and most helpful consultant (Ashley). Everything was organised to perfection. You really do get exactly what it says on the tin. Thank you for an unforgettable experience, we couldn't have asked for a ... More +

Elmarie

South Africa

"Time well spent"

12/04/2019

We have been privileged to go on an 11-day trip from north to south and are extremely happy with the excellent service we received from Vietnam Tours, especially Rosie, our friendly operator! As 2 ladies traveling, we felt safe and well looked after. Everything was ... More +

Karen & Jennifer

South Africa

"From North to South Vietnam"

11/04/2019

We had an awesome experience organized by Ha of Vietnam Tours and I cannot praise her enough. We were picked up on time, the tours were amazing, the tour guides were excellent. Will be going back again and using Vietnam Tours.

Anibal Wanth

South Africa

"Amazing 2 Weeks in Vietnam & Cambodia by Ha Nguyen - Vietnamtours"

01/04/2019

My Wife Reetha & I and my friend Neeri had the MOST AWESOME holiday in Vietnam & Cambodia for 14 Nights. This is largely due to our Travel Agent, Ms. HA NGUYEN, from Vietnamtours. She assisted us with every fine detail including the Internal Flights; ... More +

Ellyn P

South Africa

"Amazing 7-day trip to Vietnam"

01/04/2019

We had the most enjoyable Vietnam experience and would definitely recommend using Vietnam Travel to organize your trip. Every activity was well-organized and thought out and we had very knowledgeable tour guides for every trip. We traveled to Hanoi, Halong Bay and Ho Chi Minh, ... More +

Jacob

South Africa

"7 Days in Vietnam"

31/03/2019

The 7 days we spend in Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Mihn) was unbelievable and most enjoyable. All of this is thanks to Ashley, our travel agent from Vietnam Tours. A professional and friendly person with that personal touch to ensure we enjoy our stay ... More +

Lizzy Chetty

South Africa

"Amazing Vietnam and Cambodia"

31/03/2019

Traveled to Vietnam n Cambodia in March 2019. Our travel arrangements were done by Vietnam Tours and our travel consultant was Ashley Tran. We communicated through emails and what's app and our tours were perfectly organized despite the many changes we made. Ashley was available ... More +

Trail762759

South Africa

"Vietnam and Cambodia"

30/03/2019

A well-organized trip. Ashley, our agent went the extra mile to ensure that all our needs were met. She was in constant contact and ever willing to help. I strongly recommend this travel agency. An awesome destination. Thanks to the whole team of guides and ... More +

Reana-travels

South Africa

"16 Days Vietnam Tour"

16/03/2019

This was our best family holiday ever! Our tour organizer Mark went out of his way to assist us. We communicated via email and WhatsApp and response was swift. All our tours were well organized, with friendly, helpful guides. Our children are between 17 and ... More +

Van Rensburg Bill

South Africa

"Expectations exceeded on Private 12 day Vietnam Tour"

14/03/2019

From my first contact via email to the warm and helpful advice from a friendly agent I was most impressed by the service. Do not hesitate to select this company whether you choose one of their set itineraries or a custom made tour you can ... More +

Daved1506

South Africa

"10 wonderful days in Vietnam"

21/01/19

What a wonderful travel experience!! From the time I first chatted to Ashley Tran of Vietnamtours and started to plan our trip to Vietnam until the very last day of our trip, Ashley was absolutely fantastic! She was extremely attentive and initially helped me in ... More +

Turnbull5

South Africa

"Tailor made Tour"

19/01/19

Hanoi

5 days in Ho Chi Min City/Saigon

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As we had a limited time in Saigon we wanted to ensure that our bucket list visits were arranged before we arrived and so booked a personalized tour with Ha Nguyen. The must-see Mekong Delta, Cu Chi tunnels, Military ... More +

Cluedo11

South Africa

"12 UNFORGETTABLE DAYS IN VIETNAM"

22/01/2019

My family and I had the privilege of visiting Vietnam in December. We absolutely loved the country and the people. We booked our trip through Vietnam Tours. Our travel consultant was Ashley and she was awesome. She could not do enough for us and even ... More +

Nevina Smith

South Africa

"15 day tour of Vietnam"

20/01/19

What an amazing experience we had during our trip to Vietnam. Fourteen days of pure happiness. From the time we booked with Vietnam Tours to the time we had to leave (with heavy hearts). The Vietnam Tour Company (and specifically Ashley Tran) made the planning ... More +

AndriesV118

South Africa

"Our two week family holiday in Vietnam and Cambodia"

23/01/19

10 stars!!
Hello Vietnam Travel is far more than a travel agency. They were our virtual travel companions. This made life so much easier for us.
From compiling a draft travel itinerary through Vietnam and Cambodia, throwing in some ideas, booking hotels, flights, and excursions, to monitoring ... More +

Marius G

South Africa

"Personalized tour : Vietnam, South to North"

19/01/19

Our travel consultant, Ms. Ashley Tran of Vietnamtours, assisted with compiling a personalized tour from Saigon, Da Nang, Hoi An, Hanoi all the way to Sa Pa and back to Hanoi. All transport, tour guides, and activity arrangements were taken care of before we left ... More +

M. Bazdar

South Africa

"11 Days VIETNAM Tour from NORTH to SOUTH"

16/01/2019

Our 11-day tour started at Hanoi after a long flight. Ashley Tran (sales4@vietnamtour.co.za) was our professional Travel Consultant, caring demeanor was amazing! She took care of all arrangements which were precise and on time throughout our trip (Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Bana ... More +

Liz Inskip

South Africa

"NORTH TO SOUTH VIETNAM TRIP"

14/01/2019

We had already secured our flights and knew roughly what we wanted to do but realized we needed help to make this a holiday to remember for all the good reasons. We were delighted with the prompt and efficient feedback from Ha Nguyen who ensured ... More +

Dirk Reindert Verbeek

South Africa

"NORTH TO SOUTH TOUR AND PHU QUOC BEACH BREAK"

15/01/2019

Our 13 day tour started with a friendly, warm welcome by Ha Nguyen ("our" Travel Consultant) at Hanoi after a grueling flight from South Africa. Her professional, caring demeanor was amazing! She took care of all arrangements which were precise and on time throughout our ... More +

Rhoda Semaar

South Africa

"SHORT BUT AWESOME"

17/01/2019

Our trip to Vietnam was all we hoped it would be. Hanoi and Halong Bay were breathtaking... Our travel consultant Ha Nguyen was overly attentive and efficient... It was really a pleasure for us to have booked through your company. Everyone was helpful and friendly.. ... More +

Jonathan and Shanay

South Africa

"VIETNAM & CAMBODIA TOUR"

15/01/2019

What a superb holiday!

We started off planning our trip around August 2018. Our travel consultant, Ha Nguyen, was very friendly, helpful and accommodating. We were initially undecided about how we wanted to do the trip and we had a lot of changes to the ... More +

Clara and Sinazo

South Africa

"Our awesome experience in Vietnam"

08/01/19

We would like to thank Ashley from, Vietnamtour (sales4@vietnamtour.co.za) for a fantastic vacation we had in Vietnam. All the transfers were arranged so seamlessly and the hotel choices were spectacular. Our journey started from South Africa to Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang, Hoi An, and ... More +

Zoë D

South Africa

"Perfect Vietnam"

02/01/19

A huge thank you to HA NGUYEN for organizing a fabulous vacation. From the moment I contacted her to my final day, it was handled with such passion and love. I made so many changes along the way and HA was always patient and accommodating. ... More +

Pienaar Keith Rowan

South Africa

"Amazing!"

02/01/19

Had an excellent time in Hanoi thanks to Vietnam travel. Travel assistant Hu was very professional and helpful. We traveled from Hanoi to Sapa to Halong Bay and back. Hu was helpful throughout the trip and stayed in touch with us all the time. Excellent ... More +

Sineesha

South Africa

"North to South Vietnam Tour"

8 January

Writing this review with major withdrawal symptoms from our fantastic holiday in Vietnam which was perfectly organized by ASHLEY TRAN from Vietnam Tours.

She was absolutely efficient, thorough, helpful and so loving to deal with. Especially when we landed in Hanoi (after a 27-hour journey ... More +

Arlene D.

South Africa

"Arlene, Rodney and Warren Dredge"

22/12/2018

Our visit to Vietnam was amazing. The sights and sounds and the aromas of the food will stay with us forever. Tasting new food was an experience. Our private tour started in Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta and Cu Chi tunnels. Thank you to ... More +

Simone Strydom

South Africa

"Hanoi to Saigon tour"

22/12/2018

An incredible holiday! We could not have asked for more!
We will always look back on our first trip to Vietnam with fond memories. A huge thank you to Ha Nguyen for arranging the most incredible holiday for us! Everything ran smoothly and on time as ... More +

Thresia P

South Africa

"Amazing Vietnam!"

2nd December 2018

We had heard from friends about Vietnam being a great holiday destination, but boy were we blown away when we experienced it for ourselves! Vietnam is an amazing country, with beautiful weather, people, natural and man-made wonders! The hotels, restaurants, travel arrangements and tour guides ... More +

Maddi Welman

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Thanks for a great trip"

25th September 2018

We have just returned from our 16 day North to South Vietnam trip and I have to thank and recommend HA NGUYEN for being the best travel consultant!! Working with Ha was a great experience. She was very helpful and knowledgeable and assisted in creating ... More +

Cyndy Purchase

Stellenbosch, South Africa

"All Good"

Our booking with this company was exceptionally good from start to finish. Ashley was our contact person and she dealt with all our questions and queries with great efficiency and everything was organized as we had asked. Our hotels were almost perfect, our drivers always ... More +

MikeH6967

South Africa

"Tour of Vietnam and Cambodia"

October, 2018

Our tour group of two couples had a fantastic trip arranged by Thu Ha, their travel constant. She dealt personally with us and looked after every detail. She met us after our arrival in Hanoi and introduced us to the local food and beer in ... More +

Lynette Susan

South Africa

"Awesome 5 Star 17 day tour of Vietnam & Cambodia"

November, 2018

Thank you Ha Nguyen for arranging such a wonderful 5 Star 17 day tour for me and my husband to Vietnam and Cambodia. Your personal touches especially the flowers and birthday cake from the Hotel in Ho Chi Minh as well as the complimentary dinner ... More +

Philip & Lynn Roux

South Africa

"Ha and Vietnam Tours are the best!"

November, 2018

Ha from Vietnam Tours in Hanoi has been an excellent TripAdvisor...from arranging our South to North tour and adding extras as we requested! Every transfer was on time and professional, we always felt safe and treated as VIP wherever we arrived! The itinerary is excellent, ... More +

Lafinia

South Africa

"Amazing 5 Star Luxury 17 tour to Vietnam & Cambodia"

November, 2018

Thank you Ha Nguyen for arranging such a wonderful 5 Star Luxury 17 day Tour for myself and Sam to Vietnam and Cambodia. It was such a special & incredible trip and your personal touches like the flowers and birthday cake as well as the ... More +

Cameron Ashton Lazarus

South Africa

"What an experience!"

22/07/2018

We booked the north to south tour with probably the best consultant Thu Ha. She organized the most memorable tour for us. Everything was planned very expertly and transfers and tours went without any hassle. The hotels used by the company were also well situated ... More +

John Kalyani

South Africa

"VIETNAM TOUR AND SENITOUR"

15/09/2018

Was an amazing experience.We enjoyed every minute of it.The travel was free of hassles with our guides and driver and car at our disposal at each city we travelled to.The experience of travelling to the islands ,the fishing village and boat rides,cruise and the hotels ... More +

Adrian Wutte

South Africa

"Great and personally organization of excursions!"

21/09/2018

I just asked to book a tour to Ha Long Bay. At the end I booked also a tour from Saigon to Phnom Penh and Cu Chi Tunnels.
Ashley was a wonderful consultant and gave me great advices. I was able to book just the parts ... More +

Maddi Welman

South Africa

"Thanks for a great trip!"

26/09/2018

We have just returned from our 16 day North to South Vietnam trip and I have to thank and recommend HA NGUYEN for being the best travel consultant!! Working with Ha was a great experience. She was very helpful and knowledgeable and assisted in creating ... More +

Huizemark South Africa

South Africa

"The experience was memorable and your assistance in getting everything done so seamlessly, invaluable. "

31 May 2018

We are now all back in South Africa and already hard at work. Visiting your beautiful country and learning more about the culture, enjoying the food and cruising Ha Long Bay will be the highlight of many of our people’s lives.

The experience was memorable and ... More +

Shelley H

Cape Town, South Africa

"Seamless and effortless and magical"

26 May 2018

A friend and I had the pleasure of having our week in Vietnam organized by Thu Ha, a tour operator for this company . What a pleasure it was. The arrangements were perfect, everything went according to clockwork and she herself went the extra mile ... More +

j128mcnair

Howick, South Africa

"What a wonderful experience of Vietnam"

26 May 2018

The tour was exactly as per our choices and itinerary with all pickups, drivers and guides on time and exceptionally well informed and polite and welcoming. No hidden costs at all. A well balanced tour tailored to our needs. Exceptional value for money for a ... More +

Rona

Cape Town, South Africa

"Thank you for organising such a wonderful tour for us"

24 May 2018

Dear Kim,

This is just a note to THANK YOU for organising such a wonderful tour for us. It was a job well done. It was such a pity that we did not get to meeting you. But can assure you that what you have done ... More +

Rudi Gudde

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Awesome 9 day honeymoon - Highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia"

3 May 2018

Wow. What a wonderful honeymoon. It was all beautifully organised and we felt safe and secure being chauffeured around in comfort and with knowledgeable guides and drivers. People in Vietnam and Cambodia are incredibly welcoming and have fascinating histories which, though sometimes hard to hear, ... More +

Guenter

Johannesburg, South Africa

"Wonderful time and trip"

15 Apr 2018

Hi Candy. I just wanted to touch base after our return to South Africa. It was an amazing journey through your wonderful country and to Cambodia. Everything was organised absolutely spotless from your side- I would recommend your services ANYTIME! Thank you very much for ... More +

Nathan Rhoda

Cape Town, South Africa

"Awesome Experience with Vietnamtour"

9 Apr 2018

Kim was such a pleasure to deal with was available on whatsapp whenever called upon and organized a 10 day honeymoon to Ho Chi Minh, Hoi An and Hanoi that was filled with only good memories. Will definitely call on her again when visiting.

Adele Prinsloo Cillie

South Africa

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Kelly Berger & Hendrik Kapp

Johannesburg

"The message from email of Hendrik Kapp"

• From: Hendrik Kapp
• To: info@vietnamtour.co.za
• Subject: Thanks

Thanks so much Ms Alex for organising everything so well for us. Will definitely be recommending your company to everyone we know.

Mrs. Katrine

Cape Town (now Katrine is our representative in South Africa)

"A truly magical trip thanks to vietnamtour.co.za"

I recently at 64 decided to go to Vietnam. As a lone older female I was a bit nervous. Luckily for me I found vietnamtour.co.za. They planned the entire trip for me including train trips tours and a plane trip and all hotels. I was ... More +

Margit Wilhelm

Namibia, Southern Africa

"Review on Facebook"

5 Feb 2018

Really couldn't have asked for a better holiday. We first thought it must be a scam, as it couldn't be true, because of their amazing price. But it wasn't! It was real even though it felt like a dream. Excellent service, well-organised, amazing views, friendly ... More +
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