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Discovering Vietnam History – 10 Days

  • post office in Ho Chi Minh
  • My Son Holy Land
  • Bai Dinh Pagoda
  • cao dai temple
  • Minh Mang Tomb
  • post office in Ho Chi Minh
  • My Son Holy Land
  • Bai Dinh Pagoda
  • cao dai temple
  • Minh Mang Tomb
Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
9 days

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The Vietnam War had passed away but the memories are still existing in many soldiers and their family members. Our Vietnam History’s Tour is a chance for veterans who had been in Vietnam in the war or any one who want to learn about the history of Vietnam and now willing to come back to revisit old battlefields, historical sites, ancient ruins….. This is also a great chance for you to know more about Vietnamese people, unique and authentic culture of Vietnam.

Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh – Hoi An – Hue – Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay

Duration: 10 Days/ 9 Nights

Date: No fixed dates

Start/ End: Ho Chi Minh City
/Ha Noi

Tour Customizable: Definitely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Accommodation: Listed below or equivalent

Tour Type: Nature and Landscape, History and Culture

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City arrival

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Day 3: Cao Dai Temple & Cu Chi Tunnels

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh to Hoi An town

Day 5: My Son Holly Land

Day 6: Hoi An – Hue City

Day 7: Hue to Ha Noi

Day 8: Ha Noi city tour

Day 9: Ha Long Bay

Day 10: Ha Noi Departure

Tour Details

Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh city tour

Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city (B, L)

After your breakfast, start Ho Chi Minh City tour for visiting the city: Notre Dame Cathedral, Independent Palace, the former US Embassy. Continue to visit War Museum, Revolution, Museum, Giac Lam Pagoda, a war vestige where a Buddhist monk immolated himself in protest of the war, and the church where Ngo Dinh Diem – President of the puppet government – was assassinated. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 3: Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel then start your day of visiting Cao Dai Temple of Caodaism followers with their mass ceremony at noon – when followers fill the hall wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism. On the way back, visit the  Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground network of tunnels constructed by Vietnamese troops during the civil war. The tunnels contained hospitals, accommodation, etc. and were used as a military base for the Vietcong during the American war. Drive back to HCMC. Overnight at the hotel in  Ho Chi Minh  City.

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Hoi An Ancient Town (B/L)

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to  Tan Son Nhat airport for boarding to Danang airport. Driver picks up and visits Cham museum, Marble Mountain with a marble carving village and also the beach where the US Mariners first came ashore, beginning American’s major involvement in Indochina. Overnight in Hoi An town.

Day 5: My Son Holly land (B/L)

After your breakfast, you will visit My Son Holly land – ancient buildings at the Champa Kingdom with our tour guide. Then, transfer to harbor, get on a boat cruise along Thu Bon river to traditional craft village of Thanh Ha pottery and Kim Bong carpentry villages – where local people are still using their traditional tools on their daily activities. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 6: Hoi An – Hue city tour (B/L)

In the morning you can enjoy the breakfast at the hotel before departing for Hue. On the way we will visit the Marble Mountains and the Cham Museum, where you can get a fantastic insight into the local history and culture. We will also make a stop at the stunning Hai Van pass and Lang Co Beach where you can take some memorable pictures before proceeding to a local restaurant where we will have lunch. When we have arrived in Hue City, we will in the afternoon visit the Dong Ba Market and the Imperial City and the Purple Forbidden City, from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled from 1802 to 1945. In the evening you will enjoy a beautiful boat trip, while locals will play their folk music. Dinner is at the guest’s own cost

Day 7: Hue city tour – Ha Noi

After a  good  night’s  rest, breakfast  will be served  at the hotel. We will bring you on a morning tour by boat from where you will visit the royal tomb of Emperor Tu Tuc followed by the Thien My Pagoda and mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang. All of the sights are located in beautiful garden scenery with small lakes and greeneries. You will enjoy lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant, before we proceed towards the airport to depart for Hanoi. When you arrive at Noi Bai international Airport in Hanoi, your tour guide and driver will pick you up and bring you to your hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi City. In Hanoi you will be welcomed with a dinner of Hanoi specialties.

Day 8: Ha Noi city tour

Before beginning an interesting day with the history of Vietnam, breakfast is served at the hotel. To begin with we will bring you to visit the Ho Chi Minh complex, where you can see Uncle Ho’s humble house on stilts and then continue to the nearby One Pillar Pagoda inspired by the lotus flower. Continuing we will visit the stunning architectural Temple of Literature, where you can see the old scripture on massive stone plates, while walking through the symmetric gardens alongside the small lakes in what is known as the first university inVietnam. Cross the red bridge over the lakes in the heart of Hanoi to the Ngoc Son Temple and afterwards you can relax while being taken around in the Old  Quarter of Hanoi by Rickshaw. After a tour in the charming streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, we will bring you to your hotel. For the rest of the evening you are free to enjoy Hanoi furthermore and dinner is on guest’s own account.

Day 9: Ha Noi – Ha Long Bay

Following breakfast at your hotel, we will depart towards the Halong Bay. When arriving in Halong City, you will board a junk boat, and while departing for the stunning sights of Halong Bay’s limestone formations, lunch will be served. At the four-hour cruise we will also visit the Thien Cung Cave, which was opened for the public in 1998. Visitors can then admire the newly-discovered Dau Go grotto where wooden stakes were set deep inside the cave prior to a battle with an invading Mongol army. Boat ride back to Ha Long city. Road trip back to Hanoi. Dinner on guest’s account. Stay overnight at your hotel of choice in Ha Noi city.

Day 10: Ha Noi and departure

In the morning you will enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before getting ready to leave Hanoi. While waiting for your flight, you are free todowhat you please, and as you will leave, we will bring you to the Noi Bai International Airport. This will be the end of our services, and we truly hope that you have had a journey of a lifetime. 

End your Discovering Vietnam History trip! 



  • The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels, and operating conditions.
  • Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.
  • Price is applied for group of 2 up.


  • Accommodation standard 3* hotel, based on 2 guests sharing a Twin or Double room
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch).
  • English speaking tour guides (Other languages are available on request)
  • A/c car/van for pick up, transfer and sightseeing as per program.
  • All the entrance fees
  • Private boat trips in the Mekong Delta ; Hue ; Halong bay
  • 01 bottle of mineral water/person/day
  • Domestic flights: Hochiminh city – Danang ; Hue – Ha Noi (Economy class)

* Note: please contact directly with us via our email at in order to upgrade your hotel standard. We will inform to you an extra fee for updating.


  • Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
  • International and domestic flight tickets
  • Drinks and other meals
  • Visas arrangement
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Viet Nam Public Holiday surcharges: Hung Kings Commemoration Day, International Labor Day, National Day, Reunification Day, Lunar New Year and New Year Eve
  • Single supplement surcharges
  • Others that are not mentioned clearly in the INCLUSION list

Cancellation Policy:

  • If you cancel your booking, your deposit will not be refunded.
  • More than 45 days prior to your departure day: deposit is forfeited.
  • Between 10 and 44 days prior : 50% of the tour price is charged.
  • Less than 10 days prior or if you are a “no-show” from the beginning of your trip, for whatever reason, you will lose your deposit and 100% of tour price is charged.
  • The refund by bank transfer shall be done within 07 working days. Also, you need to pay transaction fees.
  • In most cases, reservations paid by wire transfer, cash deposit, or money order/traveler’s check/cashier’s check will be refunded via PayPal. FOR REFUNDS PROCESSED BY PAYPAL WITH ANY ASSOCIATED FEE WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE OVERALL REFUND AMOUNT.

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