This is one of our specially designed and inspected tours that will give you the best tour selections that Vietnam has to offer. This Get Up And Go Vietnam Classic Vietnam Tour is for sure a trip you’ll treasure for the rest of your life… On this trip we’ll show you the best of Hanoi, Halong Bay (Lan Ha Bay), Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels.

The price mentioned on our website is based on 2 people. For single travellers there will be a single supplement in place.

Day 1 – Hanoi – Street Food (tasting) Tour:

On arrival on your first day your private airport pick-up service will be ready with a sign with your name on it to take you to your hotel.

After check-in you’ll be given some time to relax and or explore the old quarter by yourself.

At around 6pm your private tour guide will meet you at your hotel to start your Street Food Walking & Tasting Tour through the most interesting streets of the 36 streets of the Old Quarter of Hanoi. He will give you a brief introduction about the route of the tour and about the places you will be visiting before we set off to explore Hanoi’s buzz ling Old Quarter in the early evening.

This tour is specially designed to give you the best of what Hanoi as Street Food has to offer, not just to eat full dishes but to also to give you the opportunity to taste here and there so you will have a complete and full experience.


  • Spend most time on tasting Vietnamese cuisine around Hanoi
  • A nice relaxed experience walking around the Old Quarter while enjoying the company of your tour guide who will inform you about the history and local customs while soaking up the nightlife of Hanoi

Your tour guide will drop you off at the hotel after the tour (around 9.30pm) and the further evening will be at your own interpretation.

Transportation: Private A/C transfer from the airport and walking Old Quarter

Meals: Dinner

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Hotel 3* – Deluxe double room

Day 2 – Hanoi – City Tour (private):

After breakfast your tour guide for today will meet you at 8.30am.

Today we will discover the city. Some of the more remote sites will be done by car and by foot in case they are easily reached. Joining our Sightseeing City Tour will provide you a lot of insight information and provide experiences such as learning about history, culture and unique architecture of the most famous sites. Some of the places included in this tour can be:

  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda at the West Lake
  • Temple of Literature
  • Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton)
  • Hoan Kiem Lake & Ngoc Son Pagoda

Lunch will be served on the way at an authentic local Vietnamese Restaurant with a wonderful variety of food to cater for every taste. Please make your personal preferences noticed at your tour guide. The length of the tour will standardly be around 6 hours and the tour guide will bring you back to your hotel. The further day will be at your own interpretation.

Transportation: Private transfers

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Hotel 3* – Deluxe double room

Day 3 – Hanoi – Kayaking – Swimming – Cruising Halong Bay:

We will pick you up from your hotel in the old quarter of Hanoi for the 3 hour drive to Halong Bay where you will board your Halong Bay Cruise for your 2 days and 1-night cruise. Explore the fascinating and breathtaking peaceful view on this unique location as well as start cruising and enjoying our special feast of Vietnamese Cuisine while the cruise slowly slides on the romantic waves of Halong Bay. Relax on the sundeck or take part in our activities like kayaking, swimming, visiting Sung Sot cave and Ti Top Island. You will feel home through the good service in hospitality.

Transportation: A/C comfortable transportation – cruise

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Double cabin

Day 4 – Halong Bay – Hanoi – Da Nang:

Enjoy the sunrise in Halong Bay and get new energy from a morning Tai Chai. After breakfast we take you kayaking in a beautiful area of Halong Bay.

After an early lunch we arrive back at the harbor from where we take you back to your hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Estimated arrival time 4:30pm.

You’ll have some free time to enjoy dinner in the old quarter before we will arrange a transfer to the train station for your overnight train journey to Danang. Pick-up will be at around 6.30pm (please check your voucher), depending on your train.

Transportation: AC transfers

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Overnight train Hanoi to Danang – Soft sleeper (4-berth shared cabin)

Day 5 – Da Nang – Hoi An:

Around noon you will arrive in Danang where your pick-up service is waiting for you with a sign with your name on and will take you for a 30-minute drive to your hotel in Hoi An. The further day is at your own interpretation.

Transportation: Private transfer from the train station to your hotel

Meals: N/A

Guide: N/A

Accommodation: Hotel 3* – Deluxe double room

Day 6 – Hoi An – Countryside Cycling:


  • Cycling (around 9km) through scenic and peaceful countryside of Hoi An
  • Experience local ferries around the Song Thu River Delta
  • Cross floating bridges in the Delta
  • Learn how local craftsman make wooden boats and how to weave basket boats
  • Experience lunch at a local family

Itinerary Details

We depart at around 8.30am and spend a day of leisurely cycling though the scenic countryside of Hoi An – Vietnam, far from the traffic the motor scooters and the noises of the city. You will cross the islands on the Song Thu river delta using local transportation, including ferries and floating bridge.

This tour will take you to discover how wooden river boats are made, learn the secret of weaving the colorful straw “Hoi An” sleeping mats Try the renowned Vietnamese basket boats. You will spend the day with first-hand contact with one of the rural inhabitants of the region, far from the usual tourist circuits.

At lunchtime you will be invited into the home of a local Vietnamese family for a traditional Vietnamese meal, and learn their customs and traditions. After you have relaxed for a while under the shade of a mango tree, you will Begin your return towards Hoi An, which will take about an hour. We finish the tour around 3pm, back at the meeting point. 

Transportation: Bicycles

Meals: Breakfast and local lunch

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Hotel 3* – Deluxe double room

Day 7 – Hoi An – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City:

After breakfast and check out, your driver will pick you up to drive you to the airport of Da Nang for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

On arrival your private airport pick-up service will be ready with a sign with your name on it to take you to your hotel.

The rest of the day is at your own interpretation but we have many suggestions and tips.

Transportation: Private airport services and domestic flight

Meals: Breakfast

Guide: N/A

Accommodation: Hotel 3* – Double room

Day 8 – HCMC – My Tho – Ben Tre (Mekong Delta) – HCMC:

Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.

Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City We will drop you off at your hotel where the further evening will be at your own interpretation.

Transportation: A/C transfers and boat ride

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Hotel 3* – Double room

Day 9 – HCMC – Cu Chi Tunnels – HCMC:

Located 60km from Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists alike. The 200km network of tunnels became legendary because of their vital role in the war. In their heyday, the tunnels were fully functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens.

Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.

You’ll be back at the hotel around 2:30pm. The further day and evening will be at your own interpretation.

Transportation: A/C transfers

Meals: Breakfast

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Hotel 3* – Double room

Day 10 – HCMC – …:

Today the tour unfortunately ends but we are sure that this tour made an indelible memory that you will cherish for the rest of your life!

Remember, our customer service will be at your disposal for advice and or information at all times.

Depending on your departure time your driver will pick you up to drive you to the airport of Ho Chi Minh City for your flight out.

Transportation: Transportation to the airport

Meals: Breakfast

Guide: N/A

Accommodation: N/A

  • All specified accommodations, transfers, domestic flights as indicated in the program.
  • All entrance fees
  • All meals indicated in the program
  • English speaking tour guides as specified in the program
  • All taxes and services charges
  • Beverages 
  • Tips and personal expenses 
  • Travel insurance 
  • All not indicated in our itinerary 
  • Booking vouchers we provided 
  • Valid Passport with valid visa 
  • Cash for personal expense 

Special food requests

Please let us know if you have specific eating restrictions, allergic for certain things or if you are vegetarian, we can take that into account during the trips.

Useful information

Especially for the north and central Vietnam;

In the period between November and April, the weather is variable, from sunny to cold and rainy. It is advisable during this period to bring some rain gear with some warmer clothes. In the period from April to November, it is good to pack a hat with a wide brim, sunscreen (at least SPF15) and a reliable insect repellent. A thin rain poncho is useful all year round.

The south of Vietnam is generally a lot warmer all year round, so warm clothing is not really necessary.

Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!

What do I need to know? 

During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March is advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage. 

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!