Vietnam from North to South with a beach holiday. On this sensational tour from North to South, you will experience some of Vietnam's absolute highlights.
Discover the fascinating culture and lifestyle of the Vietnamese people, the welcoming locals and the tasteful Vietnamese cuisine.
Explore the Old Towns, exciting museums and historical monuments, and get a unique insight into both the extravagant life of the empire, the colonial era and the gruesome reality of the Vietnam War.
Relax and digest the many experiences at the picturesque beaches and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Mekong Delta as well as at Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay with steep rock formations, fascinating caves and floating villages.
The trip can be customized to your needs in terms of number of nights, accommodations etc. Contact us for a non-binding offer on your bespoke dream trip to Vietnam.
Tour code: GPT18E
Departure date: Daily
Duration: 12 days 11 nights
Price USD: $1199 per person
Extra Tour in Hoi An
1. Coconut village 1 day with Cooking Class in Tra Que
At 8:00 am: Our driver and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hoi An and transfer to Cam Thanh coconut village.
Here, you will experience a basket boat ride around the coconut forest, learn about the daily life of Vietnamese fishermen, their families and their community. During the trip, the boatman will take coconut leaves to make funny natural ornaments such as hats, rings, glasses … extremely lovely for you. You will also join an equally fun basket boat race between the baskets together in the cheering and bustling music drum.
Join local fishermen on the river and experience a round net or cast net.
Local people will teach you how to paddle the Vietnamese unique bamboo basket boat. And you will hear stories of past wars and the harsh conditions that soldiers have to endure. Next, you will have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will ride bicycles to Hoi An’s colorful central market. Here you will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later. So make sure your camera is handy.
We continue to cycle to Tra Que vegetable village where we will have a cooking class
At Tra Que, we will have a welcome drink for rest. Then, we walk through the vegetable gardens where local farmers work on their fields, using the traditional methods of hundreds of years ago, no electrical machinery here.
You will relax with Foot herbal massage
After the foot massage, it’s time to cook lunch. We will go to the restaurant & work together with the chef. With the instructions of the chef, we will learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food.
After the lesson, enjoy what you have cooked.
Back to your hotel in Hoi An
2. Hoi an Countryside Bike Tour 5 in 1
08:00 a.m: Guide will meet you at your hotel and introduce the tour program. Start biking to the countryside (Cam Thanh Village) and take pictures of beautiful countryside views
Keep riding on a bike to Thanh Nam Fishing Village (meeting local fisherman, seeing the fish, crabs, squid) The fishing village is still active nowadays, even with the appearance of modern fishing ships going to far fishing areas in the East Sea.
Next destination, cycle to Traditional Handicrafts to see and learn how to make a beautiful lantern (Lantern Making). Or you can choose the buffalo riding activity instructed to take control of the buffalo with a detailed guide of the local farmers. And have time to take photos with it.
A familiar location, Tra Que Herb Garden Veggie Village, a charming little village located just 2.5 kilometers from Hoi An and famous for many kinds of herbs and vegetables. Welcome drink, walk around the garden village, meet local farmers and see the activities of local farmers! Also Medical plants foot-bath
After having your back-up energy, you will join a cooking class in Tra Que village to learn how to make ‘Tam Huu’ spring roll, Crispy Vietnamese Pancakes ‘Banh xeo’ – a local pancake of people in the middle region of Vietnam.
After lunch, take a rest and go to the Bach Dang Dock. Take a boat trip on the Thu Bon river. We will take you in a boat with some local fishermen to learn how to cast a net and hopefully catch some fish. After bidding farewell to the local fishermen, continue the trip to Dai Chiem estuary to visit the peaceful waterways with their many boats and wharf.
16:00 p.m : Finish the trip, the Guide will take you back to your hotel.