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Short Vietnam Tour Package

Tour Highlights

  • An amazing holiday tour.
  • A private and customised tour.
  • Exploring the capital of Vietnam: Hanoi.
  • Ho Chi Minh Complex Sightseeing.
  • Famous Halong Bay Cruise.
  • Explore Ninh Binh City.

Trip Overview

Vietnam, a magnificent nation with a deep historical background, a lively cultural scene, and breathtaking scenery, is an ideal vacation spot for families and couples. The country is home to several UNESCO-recognized natural marvels situated in the southeastern part of the Indochina Peninsula. With its ancient monuments, colonial architecture, and beautiful mountains, Vietnam offers a great travel experience. Its diverse landscape, comprising mountains, forests, wetlands, and a lengthy coastline, hosts a rich array of wildlife across various habitats.

Our Short Vietnam Tour Package is a perfect trip for those travelers who are interested in discovering this beautiful country in a short period of time. During the 4 nights 5 days holiday trip to Vietnam, you will explore the major sightseeing and visiting places in Vietnam. It is an Asian country known for its beautiful cities. You will be visiting and exploring the major attractions of 3 famous cities Hanoi, Halong, and Ninh Binh

Hanoi City Attractions

Hanoi, located in northern Vietnam on the western bank of the Red River, is the second largest city with an impactful history. There are many historical and culturally interesting places in Hanoi that are UNESCO listed. With its natural scenery and subtropical city view, it draws lots of visitors from home and abroad. You will be visiting some of the amazing destinations, such as Tran Quoc Pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake, Dong Xuan Market, Hang Gai, Hang Dao, Hang Ngang, and the famous Temple of Literature

Tran Quoc Pagoda: Tran Quoc Pagoda, built in the 6th century on the small peninsula of Hanoi's on the east side of Hanoi West Lake, is one of the oldest pagodas in the city. It has three main buildings: the front area, incense burns, and the upper palace. Inside, you'll find stunning statues, including a remarkable Shakyamuni Buddha and a Bodhi tree. The pagoda offers a serene atmosphere and stunning views of the lake and mountains.

Hoan Kiem Lake: Located in the Hang Trong Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hoan Kiem Lake is a relic that has seen many ups and downs in the history of Hanoi. It is known as the Sword Lake or Lake of the Restored Sword and is a natural freshwater lake in the middle of Hanoi. This area is like a giant fair with all kinds of commodities and activities. In addition to shopping, you can dine at nearby restaurants. This lake is surrounded by several important landmarks and attractions, including the Huc Bridge, Ngoc Son Temple, and the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre. There are several activities to enjoy around Hoan Kiem Lake, such as taking a leisurely stroll around the lake, practicing tai chi, or jogging. You can also rent a paddleboat or take a cyclo tour to explore the area. 

Dong Xuan Market: Located in the old quarter of Hanoi, it is the largest indoor market, primarily for traders from the north, but also features retail stalls. On the first floor, you'll find clothes, shoes, accessories, and electronics from China. The second floor offers clothes and fabrics, while the third floor specializes in baby clothes and essentials. Food and drinks are available in the northern section until the night. You can buy attractive colorful clothes, stuffed animal toys, sea foods, meat items, and so on. 

Hang Gai: Hang Gai Street, one of the 36 streets in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, is a great place to buy top-notch silk. The special feature of Hang Gai Steet is the harmonious combination between house design, store architecture, and religious places. Most houses are built in traditional architectural styles. Almost all households here trade in silk as well as services about silk. 

Hang Dao: It is renowned as the richest and busiest street in the old quarter. It is a busy trading place, has vibrant walking streets on weekends, and has also preserved some important historical sites. Hang Dao Street is also a busy hub of fashion and retail. From clothes and jewelry to fancy watches and shoes, the street is packed with lots of shops that cater to the changing tastes of both locals and tourists from around the world.

Hang Ngang: It is the hidden gem in Hanoi, offering a fascinating history and culture. This narrow, winding street is known for its unique charm, lined with old architecture and bustling shops that have been passed down through generations. It is renowned for its traditional craft stores, which offer a glimpse into Hanoi’s rich artistic heritage.

Temple of Literature: Located to the south of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, it was founded in 1070, nearly 1000 years ago, by the Emperor Ly Thanh Tong as a temple to worship the Chinese philosopher Confucius. After that, it became Vietnam’s Imperial Academy (a prestigious school for top academics). The Temple of Literature is considered to be the first university in Vietnam. It is not only a historical attraction but also attracts many tourists and students coming to pray for their studies. It consists of 5 courtyards. The temple features beautiful architecture, including red and gold roofs, ornate gates, and intricate carvings. Inside, you'll find a series of courtyards, pavilions, and shrines, each with its own unique character and significance. You can also see stone steles inscribed with the names of Vietnam's top scholars. 

On day 2, you will visit some of the great places in Ba Dinh Square, which faces 4 significant landmarks in Hanoi.

Ba Dinh Square

Located on Hung Vuong Street, it is a large complex of historical and cultural sites. It is the largest square in Vietnam, where many important national historical events in modern history took place. This square is 367 meters long and 85 meters wide and can accommodate 200,000 people. The 4 sides of the square face important Hanoi landmarks. A visit to this square gives you a chance to take a tour of the surrounding historical and cultural sites. In Ba Dinh Square, you can visit some of the best attractions, such as the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, President’s Fishpond, House on Stilts, and One Pillar Pagoda

Presidential Palace: It is a historical site complex where President Ho Chi Minh lived and worked from December 19, 1954, to September 2, 1969. This palace was built between 1900 and 1906 as the residence of the governor general of French Indochina. This building is designed in European style and will take approximately 7 years to build. The Presidential Palace is now mainly used for meeting foreign national officials as well as for all important guests from all over the world coming to Vietnam. 

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum: Located in the middle of Ba Dinh Square, is a great work of significance, showing the deep feelings that Vietnamese people have for their leader. It is known for its historical significance and as the final resting place of a beloved leader. After the death of Ho Chi Minh, the body was preserved and put on display within the mausoleum. It has become the place of pilgrimage for many Vietnamese who pay their respects to Ho Chi Minh. Now this place has become a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all around the world who are interested in learning about Vietnam's complex history and the life and legacy of Ho Chi Minh.

House on Slits: Located in the garden of the Presidential Palace, this is a house where President Ho Chi Minh lived and worked from 1958 until his passing in 1969. The house is 10.5 meters in length and 6.3 meters in height. It has two floors with a wooden tilted roof. It became a popular historical and cultural destination, attracting many tourists to pay a visit and learn about the revolutionary life of the president. 

One Pillar Pagoda: Located at the south west of Ba Dinh Square, is a cultural and spiritual attraction in Vietnam and Asia’s most remarkable architectural temples. It was constructed in 1049 by Ly Thai Thong, who was famous for his extraordinary architecture. The whole building is built on a single pillar, which is planted in the middle of the lotus pond. This place is not only a famous tourist attraction but also a stop for religious pilgrims. 

Halong City Attractions

Located on the west coast of the Gulf of Tonkin, it is a popular tourist destination. It is famous for the unique formation of nearly 2000 limestone islands and islets in the emerald ocean and is also a first class provisional city in Quang Ninh Province, known as a tourism paradise in the northern region. The famous destination you should visit in this city is Halong Bay, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. It is a natural beauty with thousands of large and small islands as well as many unique caves. Here you will be visiting Thien Cung Cave (Heaven Palace Cave), and you will also get to see Fighting Cocks Islets, Sail Islets, and Turtle Island

Thien Cung Cave: Located at an altitude of 25m on Dau Go Island southwest of Ha Long Bay, is a mystical site that dates back millions of years and was discovered in 1993 by groups of fishermen who were rushing and seeking a shelter to avoid the desperate storm when they were completely wet and scared to death. The origin of Thien Cung Cave is derived from the Dragon King. The space inside the cave is large, with high ceilings. The cave is dry and has four huge pillars that have sculptures of creatures such as fish, birds, trees, and human daily life. Walking inside the cave, you will hear the sound of a drum as if in an old festival, which is actually the sound of wind blowing through the cavern (large cave). The centre of the cave was the wedding hall of the Dragon Prince and Miss May. There are varied shapes of stalactites, which can spark the imagination of visitors. 

Fighting Cock Islets: Regarded as the symbol of Halong Bay, it is one of the popular tourist destinations that is in the shape of a rooster and a hen. They are standing opposite each other, which also creates interesting visuals. The diverse flora and fauna found on the islet further enhance its appeal and also catch nature lovers and photographers. It is a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving enthusiasts, with crystal clear water and rich marine life. 

Turtle Island: It is a small island resembling a small turtle swimming in the water, which is covered by the flora of the Cat Ba Archipelago, so it is green all year around. It is the famous attraction with its unique formation, the sea turtle, representing a gentle, stable creature with hundreds of life in the Northeast Sea. 

On the way back to Hanoi, you will visit the Ceramicic and Hand Embroidery Workshop, where you will get a chance to see the friendly seller making beautiful hand embroidery and ceramic items, and you can buy one at a very affordable price. You will get a deeper understanding of historical ceramics and embroidery in Vietnamese culture, including their roles in daily life, rituals, and celebrations. 

Ninh Binh City Attractions

The next famous city you will be visiting on this tour is Ninh Binh, located 90km away from Hanoi. It is a perfect destination to explore natural beauty, rich history, and unique cultural heritage. It was once the capital of Vietnam during the Dinh and early Le dynasties, and many of the historical relics and monuments from this time period can still be seen today. There are some must visit places in the Hoa Lu district of Ninh Binh City.

Hoa Lu District

It is a district of Ninh Binh Province and the former capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries, located in Truong Yen commune. It is famous for its stunning historical scenery and unique architectural values. There are different places in Hoa Lu you will be visiting in this tour; they are temples of the Dinh & Le dynasties, Trang An, Sang Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou, and Tam Coc

Temple of Dinh and Le Dynasties: It is the ancient temples that are honours to the founders of Dinh and Le Dynasties. It is the oldest and most significant structure in Hoa Lu. 

  • Temple of the Dinh Dynasties: It has a vast complex spanning an area of approximately 5 square kilometers, comprising courtyards, gardens, and a lake. At the entrance, you will see a stone pillar inscribed with Chinese characters. This temple brings tourists back to the past with many legends about Hoa Lu. 

  • Temple of the Le Dynasties: This temple is also known as a lower temple and is smaller in size. It is the best ancient temple in the country, where you will encounter lots of sculptures and the one-of-a-kind Hon Non Bo (the Vietnamese art of imitating the scene of nature).

Trang An: Located within Ninh Binh Province of North Vietnam near the southern margin of the Red River Delta, it is a spectacular landscape of limestone karst peaks (areas of land made up of limestone) permeated with valleys, partly submerged, and surrounded by steep, almost vertical cliffs. It is renowned for its striking natural beauty, including towering limestone cliffs, verdant forests, and pristine rivers. In 2014, Trang An Eco-tourism Complex was also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its natural and cultural significance.

Sang Cave: It is a small cave in Trang An with a length of about 100m. It is renowned for its natural beauty and historical importance. It is believed that, during the Dinh Dynasty, Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang used this cave as a military base for strategizing and planning his battles. Today, visitors to Sang Cave go for exploring large interiors with stalactite formed slowly over thousands of years as water dripped from the cave's ceiling. 

Ba Giot Cave: Situated in the Scenic Landscape Complex of Trang An, it is one of the most popular caves known for its three natural waterfalls. Its name, “Three Drops Cave,” signifies droplets of water pouring from its ceiling. The local belief holds that receiving three drops of water on one’s palms brings fortune and happiness, adding a touch of mystique to this natural wonder. It is an ideal destination for those seeking a refreshing break during their journey.

Nau Ruou Cave: Located in the Trang An ecological tourism area, it is a charming place in the middle of a majestic and romantic landscape, also known as a liquor cave, as thousands of liquors are brewed from the freshwater, which was an excellent product to dedicate to the king in the feudal period, now again enchanting travellers. It is a popular tourist spot, where visitors can see thousands of wine jugs placed throughout the cave and feel the aroma of wine throughout the air.

Tam Coc: Located in Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province,it is a part of the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, a dual UNESCO World Heritage Site with both cultural and ecological significance. Tam Coc, which means “Three Caves” in Vietnamese, is an area of three Ninh Binh caves. The entire area is renowned for its stunning beauty as well as the historical significance of the past feudal dynasties. Within Tam Coc, you can find a series of caves that have captivated travellers for generations: Ca Cave, Hai Cave, and Ba Cave.

With these destinations, your trip in Vietnam will be over. The Short Vietnam Tour Package will give you an amazing experience of travel, and you will see different destinations with different histories and their own uniqueness. This trip is private as well as a customizable tour package and allows you to tailor every aspect to your preferences, ensuring an unforgettable adventure. So why wait? Let's discover beautiful Vietnam today.

Detailed Itinerary

  • DAY 1

    Arrival at Hanoi.

    At (Arrival Time): Welcome to Vietnam!! Upon your arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, you are welcomed by our guide & driver, and then it takes about 50 minutes by vehicle to get into Hanoi city. Arrive at the hotel, complete the check-in procedures, and have some rest. 

    In the afternoon, you will be taken to Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Vietnam. There you will see unique statues, and you will also get to see the Bodhi tree with heart shaped leaves. There you will see priceless antiques, and most of them are hundreds of years old, such as worshipping statues in front of houses. After that, you will pass by the Hanoi Opera House to take photos. The next visit is to one of the most beautiful lakes in Hanoi, Hoan Kiem Lake (Restore Sword Lake). It is a natural freshwater lake. You can walk around the lake and watch the scenic view. Following that, you will get free shopping time at Dong Xuan Market, Hang Gai, Hang Dao, and Hang Ngang, all located nearby with hundreds of speciality shops selling silk clothing, lacquerware, embroidered linens, furniture, bamboo, and cooking utensils. Later, head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.

    Meal: Not Included.

  • DAY 2

    Drive to Halong, City Tour.

    At 07:30 AM: Have breakfast at your hotel and get ready to start your half day in the city tour. Your first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which is a historical and cultural site dedicated to Ho Chi Minh, the revolutionary leader who played a vital role in Vietnam's struggle for independence and reunification. This place includes Ba Dinh Square, the largest square holding important historical values. All 4 sides of the square face important Hanoi landmarks, which are the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, House on Stilts, and One Pillar Pagoda.  

    The first important landmark you will visit inside the square is the President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, a historical place and the final resting place of the Vietnamese revolutionary leader. There you will get to see Ho Chi Minh's embalmed body, which is on display to pay their respects. It offers insights into the history of Vietnam and its struggle for independence. (Closed on Monday and Friday, but every afternoon, we can still view from the outside of the building.) Following that visit, the Presidential Palace (view from outside) is a place where the president ought to live and work, but he refused to live in. After that, visit the House on Stilts, where President Ho Chi Minh lived and worked, where you can see two floors. The first flower is the place where he works in the summer. The upper floor has two rooms. These rooms only show essential items in the daily life of Ho Chi Minh City. In front of the house, there is a fish pond called President’s Fishpond with colourful fish and a variety of orchids blooming year around on its bank. After that, you will be visiting One Pillar Pagoda, a must visit attraction that has traditional values and is famous for its unique architectural design. This iconic Buddhist temple is renowned for its distinctive shape, which resembles a lotus blossom. 

    Next is a visit to the Temple of Literature; this place served as the first National University of Vietnam, where many kings, mandarins, and talented people of Vietnam were trained. Nowadays, it has become a must visit historical relic in Hanoi, with impressive beauty and architecture. In the afternoon, you will spend a 3.5-hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta countryside and have a short break on the way. Overnight at a hotel in Halong.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 3

    Halong Cruise Day.

    At 07:30 AM: After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up and get ready to proceed to Tuan Chau Harbour. Start the day with a cruise, followed by a short cruise briefing. You will be visiting Thien Cung Cave (Heaven Palace Cave) on a cruise to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites colored by hundreds of neon lights. After an hour's stay in the Heaven Palace Cave, head back to the boat for cruising along the World Nature Heritage part to see the Incense Bowl islet, which is in the shape of an incense burner in the middle of the sea. You can admire the unique shape and breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay from various vantage points around the islet. You will also get to see Fighting Cocks Island, a popular destination regarded as the symbol of Halong Bay. After that, you will be taken to see Turtle Island, a small island shaped like a turtle swimming in the water, contributing to its diverse shape. 

    At noon, you will finish the boat trip and go back to your vehicle to proceed to Hanoi, with stopovers at the Ceramicic and Hand Embroidery Workshop en route. There are beautiful handmade ceramic pieces at affordable prices; you can buy some of them. Later, head back to your hotel in Hanoi for an overnight stay.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 4

    Drive to Ninh Binh, Sightseeing.


    At 07:30 AM: Have breakfast at your hotel, and you will be picked up by your guide. Get ready to depart for 2 hours of driving along green fields and villages. The first stop of the day is Hoa Lu, which used to be the capital of Vietnam in the 11th century. Here, you will be visiting the temples of the Dinh & Le dynasties. This temple is one of the oldest and most sacred structures in Hoa Lu. Learn about the history of Vietnam in the war with China and about the first Vietnamese government. Have a great view of the rice paddy field and lots of fresh air. 

    You can choose between these two options for you further sightseeing on this day.

    Option 1: In the afternoon, depart to visit Trang An, a scenic complex of limestone mountains, valleys, caves, and rivers. It is recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site, making it a popular tourist attraction in Vietnam. You will be taken on a boat trip to visit the cave complex of four caves, namely Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, and Nau Ruou Cave. Sang Cave, also known as a light cave because of the way sunlight filters through openings in the cave’s ceiling. Toi Cave, also known as Dark Cave, is where people must use flash lights to explore the cave. This cave has a lot of stalactites in odd shapes. Ba Giot Cave is known as an observer for a sad love story. The average length of this cave is from 100m to 250m. The stalactites in the caves are pure white or emerald green. Nau Ruou is in a charming place in the middle of a majestic landscape. In this cave, there is a well that is 15 meters deep. The water here is cool and deep. After visiting all these caves, the tour finishes. Drive back to Hanoi for an overnight stay. 

    Option 2: In the afternoon, you will be taken on a boat trip to visit Tam Coc. Tam Coc has three limestone caves stretching along the Ngo Dong River. The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with peaceful scenery of limestone mountains, rice paddy, and the site of some temples along the way from Hang Ca (the first cave) to Hang Hai (the second cave) and Hang Ba (the third cave). After visiting all three caves, your tour finishes. After that, drive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel. Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi. 

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 5


    At 07:30 AM: Have breakfast at your accommodation and get ready to proceed to the airport. Your transportation service will pick you up at the hotel and drop you off at the airport 3 hours before your flight schedule for your journey back home. Safe travels, and may the memories of the trip stay with you always.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

Cost Inclusion

  • Vietnam E-Visa. 
  • 4 Nights Hotel accommodation on twin/double sharing basis.
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel from second day.
  • Experience English speaking guide. 
  • All tours and transfers on private basis.
  • Wooden boat trip on Halong Bay (3–4 hour program).
  • Meal as mentioned in program. 
  • Sampan boat in Tam Coc/Trang An.
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • Mineral water for every day. (2 bottles/pax/day tour) 
  • Tours as specified in the itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes.

Cost Exclusion

  • Nature of personal expenses.
  • International flights & domestic flights.
  • Any expenses arising due to flight delay, strike, or any other natural calamities.
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary.
  • Expenses incurred by early check-in or late checkout.
  • Services that are not mentioned in the itinerary.

Starting Price: NPR 55,000 per person


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