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Ho Chi Minh City - Tan Phong Island - Cai Be - HoiAn - Hue - Hanoi
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14 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people


English, Vietnamese

About this tour

Join our 14-day Vietnam Like a Local Private Tour to meet locals and learn about their culture, habits, and hobbies. This trip is set up so that you can learn about the local culture at each stop by taking part in fun activities and trying the local food. This trip is special because you can stay in the home of a local, learn about their way of life in the Mekong Delta, and talk to the locals. Don’t wait any longer to go on a trip that will take you beyond the heart of the local culture and give you moments to remember!


  • Stay at a local home-stay to learn about the culture and way of life in the Mekong Delta.
  • See how people trade in a unique way at a floating market.
  • Experience a slower pace of life when you walk around the charming old town of Hoi An.
  • Spend the night on an iconic junk-style boat that cruises between the limestone peaks of Halong Bay while eating delicious meals on board.
  • Explore the underground system of Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about how hard life was during the war.


  • Hotel in twin/triple sharing room basis with daily breakfast
  • Transfer by air-conditioned bus as itinerary
  • Meals as indicated: Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner as program
  • Complimentary Mineral Water on tour (01 bottle / pax / day)
  • Entrance fees, boat trips and excursions
  • Local excellent English speaking guide
  • Travel Insurance
  • E- Visa
  • International air tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping for tour guide and driver
  • Others not mentioned nor specified above
  • Domestic flights
  • Early check in and late check out

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received before 50 days: FREE of charge
  • Cancellation received from 30 days to days prior arrival date: 10% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 29 days prior arrival date: 25% of total rate
  • Cancellation received from 7 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 45% of total rate
  • Cancellation received less than 7 days prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate


Upon Tan Son Nhat airport arrival, you will be met and greeted by our tour guide and then transfer to hotel for check in.

Meals: NA

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

At 8:00, tour guide and driver will come to pick you up at your hotel for heading to Cu Chi Tunnel.  After a 2-hour trip through beautiful scenery, you'll reach the Cu Chi Tunnels.

Watch a short movie about how they were built before going into the tunnels.

Explore the tube maze for the next hour.

Lunch at local restaurant

The Ho Chi Minh City tour starts at 1:00 p.m. with a trip to the Old Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral, two great examples of classic French colonial buildings.

You should go to the Reunification Palace, which is one of the most important buildings in the city.

Visit the War Museum

Stop by the busy Ben Thanh Market, which is popular with tourists because it is in the middle of the city.

You will be taken back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

After a tasty breakfast at the hotel, at 08:00AM, our guide and driver will come to pick you up at hotel and depart to Cai Be.

The tour guide will take you to Tan Phong islet and the Hai Yen Bee Farm, where you can do a lot of fun things, such as:

+ Enjoy fresh honey tea: a cup of freshly made tea will help you rest.

+ Visit the bees and see how they make honey. Visit the flower garden just for the bees: you can see how local people spend their days in the grounds

+ Find out more about how bees live by listening to explanations and accounts of their lives

+ Explore the Lingzhi mushroom area and learn how mushrooms are grown and cultivated. Try to get around the monkey bridge, which is an old game played in rural places. Try to pull fish hooves: fishing activities will test you.

You will leave the bee farm. You'll go to a nearby garden to try to pick tropical fruits on your own and enjoy the unique ones. You will also be able to see a live performance of "Don Ca Tai Tu," a type of Vietnamese folk music.

A small rowing boat will take you through small rivers to the Mekong Eco-Lodge to check in. After that, you will have lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: You can take a nap before doing a local activity called "ditch fishing hook" that happens every day. You can catch some Mekong fish for dinner. After that, you should take a shower and then help the homestay's local cook make dinner. After a great meal, you can spend the night at the homestay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Mekong Eco-lodge

Wake up early to enjoy the fresh morning air and the beautiful sounds of the countryside (chickens, birds, etc.). Then, take a walk around the town to see how busy the farmers are in the morning.

Go back to your homestay, have breakfast, and then join a bike tour around Tan Phong Island. During the trip, you will have the chance to visit traditional handicraft workshops and take part in fun activities like:

+ Making rice papers, which are used to make Vietnamese dishes like spring rolls and Vietnamese pizza.

+ Using nipa leaves to make roofs and seeing how the locals use natural materials to build their homes.

+ Knitting a banana hammock, which is a traditional Vietnamese handicraft.

+ Water hyacinth products. Make jackfruit leaf cakes by taking a cooking class and trying to shape the leaves while you cook. Visit a neighborhood school and meet the energetic and smart kids there.

  • Go back to the homestay, check out, and take a boat back to the dock. Our driver will come get you and take you straight to the airport so you can catch your trip to Da Nang. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh City, you'll have lunch at a diner. After that, you'll be taken to your hotel in Hoi An. You're free for the rest of the day. After a long trip, you can sleep or go out and see Hoi An at night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

After breakfast, you are free to visit Hoian by yourselves.

At 16:00Pm, our guide will come to pick you up and head to street food tour and take you through small streets with coffee shops, restaurants, food stalls, and markets.

You will try most of your meals at local food stands and carts. Among the foods you might try on your food tour are:

+ Banh Mi: Vietnamese Baguette made by Banh Mi Queen + Cao Lau: Hoi A bowl of dry noodles that is known for having many layers of different sauces.

+ Banh Beo is a traditional Vietnamese cooked rice cake that is small, round, and as thin as a leaf. It can only be found in Central Vietnam.

+ Banh Khot is a typical street food in Central Vietnam. It is a round pancake made from rice flour, turmeric, and coconut milk, and it is topped with quail eggs and vegetables.

+ Coffee: Bonjour The best Vietnamese coffee beans are used to make a coffee, which is then sweetened with condensed milk. This drink is a great way to end your food tour, but it might keep you up all night.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

08:00 Our guide will pick you up at your Hoi An hotel early in the morning and take you fishing with a local fisherman. You'll practice throwing nets into the river and catching fish alone. Continue to Bay Mau water coconut forest, a revolutionary base region of Hoi An, and fish field crab with unique gear in a basket boat. Visit Tra Que Vegetable Village, 3 kilometers from the ancient town, by bike and enjoy the calm landscape. A local family welcomes you with smiles and "E" water or local tea. Take a family cooking class to learn how to prepare ingredients and cook Hoi An specialties and enjoy lunch.

13:00 You will dress in Vietnamese farming attire, visit organic vegetable gardens, and learn traditional gardening techniques. Local farmers will show you how to prepare garden soil, fertilize green manure, plant veggies, and water them. After gardening, soak your feet with Vietnamese herbs at home. Return to your Hoi An hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

You will be picked up at 8:00, and it will take you all day to drive from Hoi An to Hue via the famous Cloudy Pass (Deo Hai Van) (you can take a shuttle bus or rent a private car).

Our driver may stop at some places along the way for pictures or sightseeing (entrance fees are not included).

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

At 8:00, our tour guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to Toa Kham Wharf for a boat trip on the Perfume River.

Thien Mu Pagoda, an old Buddhist temple and Hue's symbol, is where your boat will stop.

Visit Thuy Bieu Eco-village to learn more about the old building of Hue, which is called "nha vuon" (garden home). You can also walk or ride a bike around the village for about two hours and visit some families who make handicrafts to see how the locals live. After your tour of Thuy Bieu town, Hue Eco-lodge has a cooking class just for you.

Here, you'll learn how to make some traditional Hue foods and get to try what you've made. After that, your feet will be soaked in water with medicinal herbs and massaged by locals.

The last stop on your Hue day trip is Tam Giang - Chuon Lagoon. A sampan boat will take you around this area. Here, you can get a better look at how fishermen spend their days, find out more about how locals catch fish in the lagoon, and fish on your own.

You will eat dinner at a diner nearby while watching the beautiful lagoon sunset.

Get back to Hue City at around 19.30pm.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

At 8:30, your tour guide will begin showing you around Hue. When you wake up in the old land, you'll get on a dragon boat for a romantic cruise on the Perfume River.

The first stop will be at the Thien Mu Pagoda, also called the Lady Pagoda. Set where two rivers meet, you can get a great view of the Perfume River and the area around it. Drive to King Minh Mang's and King Khai Dinh's tombs. 

Have lunch at local restaurant

Continue to see the Imperial Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, both of which are important historical sites. The Imperial Citadel is an amazing historical landmark in Hue, and the Forbidden Purple City is a must-see place to learn more about the history and architecture of this peaceful country. You will be taken back to your hotel after the tour.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

After breakfast, you will be free until transfer to airport for flight to Hanoi. Upon Noibai airport arrival, you will be greeted and taken to the hotel for check in.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

At 08:00AM, Meet your tour guide at the hotel and start your motorbike tour to explore Hanoi. 

Hanoi's Egg coffee at Cafe Giang starts your adventure.

Visit several city landmarks. Long Bien Bridge, Trang Tien ice cream, and the Hanoi Opera House are a good start. Many art performances are still held here (contact us to get tickets).

Sword Lake, near the Ly Thai To Monument in Thang Long Capital (Hanoi now), is another must-see.

  • Visit Hoa Lo Prison or Maison Central, a French colonial prison that was a nightmare for every prisoner. Visit West Lake and Tran Quoc Pagoda, Hanoi's largest freshwater lake and "lungs." The oldest Buddhist temple sits on a West Lake island. Visit the B52 crash site at Huu Tiep Lake to commemorate Vietnam War triumph. From here, our tour guide will take you to a nearby market to see local life.
  • Your Hanoi half-day city trip ends at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where Vietnam's greatest leader sleeps.
  • Before returning to the hotel, the tour guide will take you to a neighboring vendor/restaurant for delicious Vietnamese food.

Weather and traffic may modify the aforementioned schedule.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

After breakfast, at 07:00AM you will be transfer to Halong

At 10:00AM, you arrive Halong bay and enjoy the scenic view from Seaplane for 25mins.

Transfer to cruise and get on the cruise.

12:45: Our support vessel will transport you from the wharf to Cruise. Welcome drinks, cool towels, and a special meal of fresh cuisine and tasty treats will be served. Luxury trash dining will enchant you. This is life's best! We then sailed to World's Most Beautiful Bay Lan Ha Bay.

15:30: We'll explore Lan Ha Bay's Dark and Bright cave. Photograph the lovely, lyrical local sights here. Tourists can enjoy bamboo boating or swimming to see Lan Ha Bay's limestone mountains and azure sky at their best. Visitors then swim at Lan Ha Bay's emerald sea or relax in Cruise's tiny pool with jacuzzi.

17:30: Cruises return. LanHa Bay sunset celebration. Lan Ha Bay sunsets are wonderful for photographers.

19:30: Have dinner on Cruise restaurant

21:00–00:00: Enjoy bay nightlife from the top deck. Enjoy music, a drink from the bar, classic flicks, and a cruise. You may fish squid with the sailors or rest on the balcony and watch the bay.

Cruise overnight.

6:30–7:30: Have breakfast

8:00: Frog Pond, kayaking, or relaxing in Lan Ha Bay's four-season small pool.

Checkout: 9:30. After lunch, pay any extra fees at the reception and head to the dock. Please pay any front desk fees while traveling to the port.

11:15–11:30: Disembark and return to port.

11h30–11h45: Tuan Chau International Marina Station. Get on the car for transfer back to Hanoi.

18:00: Join the city night tour to see the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake, take photos, and learn about their history.

Enjoy a foot massage and Vietnamese cuisine in Hanoi.

Enjoy Hanoi's nightlife at the Red River and Long Bien Bridge.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Brunch

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

After breakfast, you are free at leisure until transfer to airport for flight back home. Trip ends.

Meals: Breakfast


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