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Vietnam 10 Days 9 Nights From Ha Noi to Da Nang

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10 Days

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Ha Noi

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10 days


Vietnam 10 Days 9 Nights From Ha Noi to Da Nang. This Vietnam at a glance excursion brings you a glance of North and Central in 10 days. You will have a unique experience of famous attractions in the North and Central region, plus the UNESCO world natural heritage site Ha Long bay Come visit the historical sites in Hue, explore Paradise – dubbed “the palace in the ground” , come to admire the famous Golden Bridge in the central region, visit Hoi An Ancient Town – The Ancient City Asia’s leading beauty.


  • Cruise on Ha Long bay – see thousands of sculpted limestone and islands rise from the water like gigantic teeth of dragons
  • Experience ancient architecture of Hoi An is a fascinating combination of Vietnamese traditional styles with Chinese and Japanese influences
  • Visit Hanoi such as Temple of Literature, Ha Noi Church, One Pillar Pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Discover Thien Duong cave – dubbed “the palace in the ground”
  • Explore Hue Citadel and its architectural, historical, and cultural values through thousands of yea
  • Visit Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Discover Marble Mountain
  • Explore My Son Sanctuary – The architectural complex of ancient Champa temples
  • Experience Coracle in Coconut forest
  • Visit Thanh Toan Bridge
  • Explore Thieu Tri Tomb
  • Boat on Huong river
  • Explore Ba Na hill



Day 1: Take flight to Noi Bai Airport

Overnight on the plane.


Day 2: Noi Bai Airport in Ha Noi - Ha Noi City (B/L)

In the morning: Arrival Noi Bai airport in Vietnam at 04:35 am. Then take you go to hotel in Da Nang city. Then you have breakfast.

About 08:00 am, You have breakfast at hotel. After your breakfast, our driver and tour guide take you visit the Temple of Literature, Ha Noi Church, One Pillar Pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake.

After your visiting, you have lunch at restaurant. After your lunch, you go to hotel and check-in.

You have dinner with your budget. Overnight at hotel in Ha Noi capital.


Day 3: Halong Bay - Overnights on cruise (B/L/D)

You have breakfast at restaurant in hotel. About 08:00 am, you check-out.  Our driver, tour guide will pick you up at hotel and take you go to Tuan Chau port. You get on Cruise. About 11:30 am: you’ll be welcomed to embark on the cruise. It’s time to learn about the cruise briefing and safety instructions while sipping a welcome drink.

After check-in, you can take a short rest after an excursion.

5D4N Hanoi - Trang An - Ha Long - Hanoi

0:45 – 01:30 pm: While cruising through the karst rock formations into the world of natural heritage, you will have lunch at the luxury restaurant on the cruise. Fill your stomach with a great diversity of deluxe Vietnamese set menu and fresh seafood dishes. You can admire a lot of Dog Stone, Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, also known as Hon Trong Mai of Ha Long Bay. Island Images show up with two huge chickens: a drum, a roof with their heads together, feet pounding the protruding pose unique and impressive. Between heaven immense sea, Ga Choi island shows up beautifully, natural challenges, the weather which for hundreds of years, sometimes chicken stands proudly between sky and sea. Each dawn, the sun sometimes dyed red chicken to create shimmering beauty scene, vaguely. Photos of the island, Ga Choi gorgeous attracted a lot of tourists come and also the symbol of the House tourism Cage.

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03:00 – 05:30 pm: The Ha Long Bay 2 days 1- night itinerary begins with a visit to Luon Grotto. This is also one of the most beautiful tunnel in Halong Bay. You will explore it with kayaking or just sit on small bamboo boat, one fisherman will take it.

7D6N Hanoi - Sapa - Trang An - Halong - Hanoi

Continue to visit Tiptop Island, a crescent-moon-shaped island known for its calmness and crystal clear water. Spending around 1 – 2 hours on the island, you can climb to the peak of an expansive viewing deck to catch an awe-inspiring 360-degree view of Ha Long Bay. Then, take your time to have a swim and enjoy the beach relaxation.

After the Titop sightseeing, the cruise departs and sails for about 30 minutes to anchor overnight.

There are exhilarating massage and spa services for you. Let’s book with your cruise manager.

07:30 – 09:30 pm: Enjoy your dinner, you should not miss out on some nightlife activities such as board games, cards, Parcheesi, bars, Happy Hour – buy one drink, get one free, and night squid fishing. End of the first day of Halong Bay 2 days 1 night itinerary, you will spend a night sleeping on board.


Day 4: Ha Long - Sung Sot Cave - Hanoi (B/L)

06:30 – 07:00 am: Enjoy coffee, tea, and breakfast served in the dining room. You can wake up earlier to catch the sunset moment from the cruise which gives more stunning views than on land. Taichi class may take places.

After breakfast 07:45 – 09:00 am: The next destination of Halong Bay 2 day tour classic route is Sung Sot Cave (Surprise Cave), one of the most magnificent and largest caves in Halong. To reach the mouth of Surprise Cave, you have to climb more than 50 steps and feast your eye on the mysterious natural vegetation of Ha Long Bay. Discovered in 1901 by the French, its original name is “Grotte Des Surprises” due to the amazing variability in the cave. Sung Sot Cave occupies an area of approximately 10,000m2, divided into two large chambers. Each has its own typical scientific value which features million-year-old stone stalactites and columns formed throughout millions of years.

7D6N Hanoi - Sapa - Trang An - Halong - Hanoi

09:30 am: After that, you will have time to pack your luggage or chill out on the sundeck while the boat is heading for the pier.

10:15 -11:00 am: It’s time to have a lunch on cruise.

11:45 – 12:00 The cruise itinerary ends at Tuan Chau Port, where you sit back and relax in the waiting room for return transportation.

12:00 – 04:00 pm: Time for transfer from Ha Long to Hanoi.

Arrival Ha Noi capital. You check-in hotel.

You are free to discover Ha Noi at night. You have dinner with your own budget. Overnight hotel in Ha Noi capital.


Day 5: Noi Bai Airport - Da Nang Airport (B/L/D)

In the morning: After your breakfast, you check –out hotel. Our driver and tour guide take you go to Noi Bai airport to take the flight to Da Nang airport. Arrival Da Nang airport about 12:30 pm, our guide and driver will meet you at Da Nang airport. Then take you have lunch at restaurant.

Da Nang - Hoi An - Golden Bridge - Hue 5D4N

After your lunch, transfer to Hoi an old town. On the way, we will stop some minutes to see The Marble Mountain. The historical story behind the name “Marble Mountains” According to Cham legend, one day a dragon flew to Non Nuoc beach and laid an egg there. After a long time, the egg hatched and a beautiful girl stepped out of the egg. The egg shell was broken into 5 pieces that became the five magical mountains as we see today. In the 19th century, Marble Mountains had been named “Ngu Hanh Son” by Minh Mang (the second King of Nguyen Dynasty) according to the theory of five essential elements of Eastern (water, wood, fire, metal and earth). Vietnamese Government keeps this name until now and it becomes a famous destination in Da Nang.

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After visiting Marble Mountain, we go to Hoi an old town, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries and its architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years, take a walking tour of the Hoi an ancient town center. Visit Hoi An Ancient Town – immerse yourself in the idyllic beauty of the old town, discover the interference between Eastern cultures from Japan, China and Vietnamese culture, is a trading port. The most crowded and busiest existed under the Nguyen Dynasty about 200 years ago, it was the trade between Vietnam and other countries (Japan, China,…), with highlights such as tourist icons Hoi An – Japanese Covered Bridge, Quang Tay Assembly Hall, Fujian Assembly Hall, Tan Ky Ancient House, Hoi An Handicraft Facility

Da Nang - Hoi An Ancient town - Hue - Bana hill

Have dinner at a restaurant in Hoi An. After your dinner, you are free to discover Hoi An at night.


Day 6: Hoi An - My Son Holy Land - Da Nang City (B/L/D)

In the morning: Have breakfast at the hotel, check – out the room. Driver and tour guide take you to visit the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom. The former capital of the ancient Cham civilization that ruled central Vietnam from the second to the thirteenth century is far away 60 km from Da Nang, 150 km from Hue, and 75km from Hoi An ancient town is My Son sanctuary. It is considered to be one of the best-preserved Cham structures in Vietnam. The complex is comprised of seventy Hindu – like towers and temples dating  from the second century.

Discover the cultural heritage of Central Vietna

Have lunch at local restaurant.

After your lunch, you get on the private car to discover Cam Thanh Coconut Village (Bay Mau Coconut Forest) experience sitting in a basket boat to visit the green coconut forest in the middle of a peaceful space, admire basket dance, boat racing and enjoy special local produce.

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After finishing at Coconut forest, you go to hotel in Da Nang city.

Have dinner at restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Da Nang city.


Day 7: Ba Na Hill - Hue City (B/L/D)

After your breakfast, you check –out hotel and go to Ba Na Hill. Located in the Truong Son mountain range 25 km to the SW of Danang at an altitude of 1487m and one hour by road from Da Nang lies the Ba Na mountains. Its temperate climate, unspoiled forest, and spectacular views over the city of Da Nang’s awe-inspiring bay and the Lao mountain range made Ba Na a past popular place to retreat for the French. Our first amazing views will start right-away, to reach Ba Na Hills we will take a ride via Cable Cars.

Da Nang - Hoi An Ancient town - Hue - Bana hill

The most modern Cable Car in Southeast Asia, visit the Dream Stream Cable car Station and see the panoramic views of Quang Nam – Danang City from high above. After finishing the first cable car, you will visit the Golden Bridge that has recently gone viral, a France wine cellar, Le Jardin D’amour (consists of 9 gardens) and Linh Ung pagoda.
Continue the 2nd Cable Car to visit the French Village Campanile, Nine Floor Goddess Shrine, Tombstone Temple, Linh Phong Monastery, Linh Chua Linh Tu Temple & Tru Vu Tea Shop. Watch Carnival Performance Show, Square Du Dome …Challenge the most popular adventure ride – Alpine Coaster.

Da Nang - Hoi An - Golden Bridge - Hue 5D4N
Join in Fantasy Park with a walk in Fairy Forest, discover Dinosaur Park, play 5D wild west, enjoy 4D death race ride, watch 3D mega 360 degree, ride on Journey into the underground, enter Jurassic Park, challenge “Free fall” Tower and watch out for the Horror House and over 90 free games.

Have lunch at a restaurant on Ba Na hill.

Return to the Cable Car to leave Ba Na Hills go to hotel in Hue city.

Have dinner at restaurant. After your dinner, you are free to discover Hue at night. Overnight Hue city.


Day 8: Hue City (B/L)

After your breakfast, our driver and tour guide pick you up go to Thanh Toan Bridge. The Central of Vietnam owns plenty of huge and magnificent bridges, but Thanh Toan Bridge is completely different from modern bridges thanks to its exclusive architecture. The architecture style “house above bridge” is preserved in only a few constructions in Vietnam. In the Central, there are two remaining bridges in that style, including Cau Pagoda (Japanese Covered Bridge) in Hoi An and Thanh Toan Bridge in Hue.

Thanh Toan Bridge in Hue

Spring and autumn are two festive seasons in Thanh Toan Village. The festivals are held annually to memorize the ancestors founding the village as well as the previous generations who maintained and amortized cultural traits and beliefs to the descendants. The spring and autumn festivals in Thanh Toan Bridge attracts not only the villagers but also the visitors coming to Thanh Toan Village at these times.


After visiting Thanh Toan bridge, we move to Thieu Tri tomb. In terms of the feng-shui aspect, Tomb of Thieu Tri is similar to Tomb of Gia Long. The tomb does not have La Thanh, the outermost wall protecting the whole construction. Instead, it utilizes the surrounding mountains as a natural wall, which not only protects the interior but also adorns the imposing appearance of the tomb. Tomb of Thieu Tri leans on Thuan Dao Mountain, the front part is an immense paddy field stretching from the bank of Huong River to Lim Bridge. Due to the geography condition, the tomb faces northwest, an unpopular direction of architecture in general and of Hue’s ancient constructions in particular. In the distance of 1 kilometer in front of the tomb, Vong Canh hill on the right and Ngoc Tran Mountain on the left as a tiger and a dragon guarding the tomb.

After visiting Thieu Tri tomb, we visit Thuy Xuan conical hat and incense village.

Have lunch at restaurant with local food.

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After your lunch, we will visit Imperial. The Imperial is a walled enclosure within the citadel of the city of Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen dynasty. It contains the palaces that housed the imperial family, as well as shrines, gardens, and villas for mandarins. The Imperial was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 and is undergoing restoration. Coming to Hue, it is impossible to ignore a heritage of extremely meaningful historical value.

Da Nang - Hoi An - Golden Bridge - Hue 5D4N

After visiting Imperial, we will visit Thien Mu pagoda. It is a historic temple in the city of Hue in Vietnam. Built in 1601 on the order of the first Nguyen lords, Nguyen Hoang, who at that time was the governor of Thuan Hoa (now known as Hue). The Nguyen Lords were in name, officials of the ruling Le Dynasty in Hanoi, but was the de facto independent ruler of central Vietnam. According to the royal annals, Hoang while touring the vicinity was told of the local legend in which an old lady, known as Thien Mu (literally “celestial lady”), dressed in red and blue sat at the site, rubbing her cheeks. She foretold that a lord would come and erect a pagoda on the hill to pray for the country’s prosperity. She then vanished after making her prophecy. Upon hearing this, Hoang ordered the construction of a temple at the site, thus the beginning of Thien Mu Tu.

Then you take boat on Huong river come to Toa Kham boat station. We will continue to get on the vehicle come to hotel.

You have dinner with your budget. Free discover Hue city at night.


Day 9: Hue - Paradise Cave (B/L/D)

After your breakfast, you will visit Paradise cave. You take about 4 hours go to you to visit Paradise Cave.

You have lunch at Restaurant in Phong Nha town.

After your lunch, we will visit Paradise cave. Paradise cave is a cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. Although it has a long history of formation, Thien Duong cave was only discovered in 2005, by cave experts from the Royal British Cave Association. Also according to the association’s announcement, Thien Duong cave has a length of up to 31.4 km…Thien Duong Cave has a magnificent and magnificent structure created by a combination of natural light from skylights and thousand-year-old stalactites. The beautiful scenery at Thien Duong cave is evaluated and recognized by experts as a beauty like a place on earth, as beautiful as a paradise in the middle of the world.

Da Nang - Hoi An - Hue - Paradise Cave 5 Days 4 Nights

04: 30 pm: Getting on the car and returning to hotel in Hue.

On the way you have dinner at restaurant. Overnight hotel Hue city.


Day 10: Da Nang Airport (B/L)

In the morning: After your breakfast, you check- out. Then driver and tour guide take you go to Da Nang airport. End of the tour VietNam Tour from North to Central 10 Days 9 Nights.

If you depart from Central, you can refer: 10 Days 9 Nights VietNam Trip from Central to North



  • Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary
  • 07 nights base in double/twin sharing rooms at centrally located & well selected standard hotels (3 star-hotel). And 01 night on Cruise on HaLong Bay
  • Main meals (9lunches and 6 dinners)
  • 09 breakfasts
  • Travel by air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced
  • Sightseeing with local, English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals included as indicated as in program (B: breakfast, L: lunch & D: dinner)
  • Boat on Perfumer River in Hue
  • Basket boat on Coconut forest
  • Cable car on Ba Na hill
  • Cruise on HaLong Bay
  • Entrance fees according the above program
  • Local bottled water while sightseeing and transfers
  • Local travel insurance
  • International flight tickets: Round ticket (Delhi airport in Indian – Da Nang airport and Noi Bai airport- Delhi Airport in Indian about $330/ person (VJ air, Direct flight)
  • Domestic flight (Da Nang airport to Cat Bi Airport: $ 51/person)
  • Visas stamp
  • Visa to Viet Nam
  • Service fee for visa procedures if guests have request
  • Bank fees for both sides
  • Any items of purely personal nature such as laundry and telephone calls
  • Wax museum ticket on Bana hill
  • Personal and health insurance
  • Single room supplement if request
  • Drinks during meals
  • Meals that are not specified
  • Gratuities/tipping to tour guide, driver and hotel staff and restaurant’s staff
  • Surcharge for peak season & compulsory dinner on X’mas and New Year’s Eve
  • Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, flood), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc…


  • Ages 0- under 2: free of charge for tour. Airfares depend on Airlines’s policy at booking time
  • Ages 2- under 6: 50% of adult price. Airfares depend on Airlines’s policy at booking time
  • Ages 6- under 11: 85% of adult price & airfare fully charges
  • 11 years and older: 100% (charged as an adult)

(Note: There will be a surcharge for the height of children’s entrance tickets when visiting some tourist attractions in your itinerary. Please pay an extra fee if the child’s height is surcharged)


Service Details During The Trip

We’ll immerse you in the diverse cultures of Vietnam by showcasing the unique local flavors. And with the perfect balance of included sightseeing and free time, you can customize your dream vacation with the things you have always wanted to do.

Private Local Tour Guide: You will have legally licensed local tour guide in each destination, from welcome and farewell you at the airport. Your guide will guide, help, assist and taking care of you in order to make your tour worry-free. The good guide for you means we arrange the right guide. Elephant Travel Company will arrange tour guide base on the feature of the itinerary and consists of the group, to maximize your experiences in traveling.

Private Drivers & Vehicle: Safety is first priority for transportation. To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold towel and water bottles are provided in the car.

Local Flavor Meals: Don’t worry about meals; we select both restaurants and menus for you. Elephant Travel Company will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customer. Menu is also carefully selected by us to ensure you try different food every meal.

We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of your local guide.

Well-Selected Hotels: Standard, comfort and good value is our priority for choosing hotels for our customers. Comfort of mattress and bedding, joyful decoration style, user friendly facilities, good service and good breakfast!

Travel Visa:

Most countries in South East Asia require you to obtain a visa. Please check carefully with your travel specialist regarding specific visa requirements for each country you plan to visit as the legislation does change frequently. Thailand offers a free visa on arrival to most nationalities. Other countries including Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar offer a “visa-on-arrival” service which requires you to pay a fee at the airport, or you may prefer to obtain this in advance through the relevant embassy or a visa agent. For visa-on-arrival in Vietnam, you must submit some paperwork before you arrive.

If you need our assistance with visa procedures for an option to get your visa for Vietnam instead of getting visa at the Vietnam consulate in your country. Please refer to the following steps:

Step 1: Provide us your application details

  • Your full name (as exactly seen on your passport)
  • Your gender
  • Your date of birth
  • Your nationality
  • Your passport number
  • Your passport expiration dates (with at least 3 vacats pagess and valid for at least 6 months)
  • Date of arrival ( dd/mm/yy)
  • Date of exit (dd/mm/yy)
  • Arrival airport

Step 2: Process your visa information into a visa application

We will contact you for reviewing your visa information and then submit your application on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration department and follow other procedures pursuant to the regulations of Immigration department to get Visa approval letter granted by Immigration department.

We will send the visa approval letter via email to you after 07 working days.

After we obtain the visa approval letter from the Immigration department for you, we will forward you a scanned copy of it by email (Your visa information then has been recorded to the Visa system of the Vietnam Immigration department).

Step 3: Get your visa stamp on your arrival

Just print the approval letter out, prepare 2 passport sized photos and an amount of USD for stamping fee ($25 for single entry visa; $50 for 1 month multiple entry visa). Put all above mentioned things along with your passport in a package, and then show them to Immigration officer at Vietnam arrival airports.

Upon arrival at Vietnam’s airport, expect a simple form to fill in (or you can download form to fill beforehand), present the visa approval letter, passport, photos to the Immigration officer inside the counter and look for a place to hear your name be called to get the passport back and pay for the stamping fee.

For those who are applicable for E-visa, instructions will be given at the time you contact us.

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