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From North to South along the water

A complete discovery from North to South along rivers, lakes, the sea...


A complete discovery from North to South along rivers, lakes, the sea… A varied thematic discovery particularly suitable for those who wish to travel at a restful pace. Charm and zenitude guaranteed. Magnificent natural sites revisited by us in an unusual route …



Tour code

VIE 04

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The price includes

All transfers, entrance fees, organization, accommodation, full board except drinks and some meals



16 days / 15 nights


Lodges, hotels




All ages


All year round


2 to 20 participants


  • Discovery on the theme of water
  • A busy but relaxing stay
  • Natural sites visited differently
  • Charming cruises in Halong Bay and the Mekong Delta
  • The essentials revisited


Day 1

Arrival to Hanoi. Walk to Hoan Kiem Lake. The old town by pedicab.

Day 2

Hanoi. The west lake with a visit to the pagoda of Tran Quoc (the oldest in Hanoi). Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts, the grounds of the presidential palace, the one-pillar pagoda, the temple of literature. Visit of the Ethnology Museum, a good introduction to the ethnic diversity of the country. Vietnamese traditional art water puppet show. Night train to Lao Cai.

Day 3

Departure to the Hoa Binh mountains in the south of Hanoi. Stop at the muongs for lunch with the locals before embarking on a magnificent walk on the lake of the Black River. Visiting the pagoda and the cave of Thac Bo. Road for May Chau. Arrival to a charming lodge. Rest of the afternoon to enjoy the spa, sauna, swimming pool …

Day 4

Mai Chau is a green valley where the Thai people live, a 3 hour drive from Hanoi. Walk in the surrounding villages, discovery of local crafts. The welcoming locals always leave great memories. Dinner with the locals in a house on stilts. Traditional dance and music show. Night at the lodge.

Day 5

Way to Tam Coc, the “land” Halong Bay. Bike and boat ride in the middle of rice fields and rocky peaks … Visit of the pretty little temple of Bich Dong. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6 & 7

Pleasant cruise in Halong Bay. The mythical Dragon Bay and its thousands of islets …! Island of Thien Canh Son, swimming, sea kayaking, barbecue on the beach … Delicious seafood lunch and dinner. Friendly evenings on board and overnight in a comfortable cabin.

This cruise takes a different route than the other 500 boats, ensuring you have a peaceful cruise. This company is a local player in responsible tourism.

Day 8

Last hours of navigation.
Boat tour around a floating village.
Lunch on the boat before disembarking.
Flight to Huê at the end of the day.
Dinner and overnight.

Day 9

Visit of Huê. Boat trip on the Perfume River. Visiting the pagoda of the celestial lady and a village of craftsmen specializing in bronzes. Walk to discover some little-known sites in the countryside, then a pagoda where a community of bonzes lives. Zen atmosphere … Lunch in a beautiful garden house.

Walk in an old quarter where many garden houses are and where you can find the true soul of the Hue city!

In the evening, traditional music show on the Perfume River, droping lanterns on the river … magical!

Day 10

Visit of the imperial citadel. Stroll through the Dong Ba market, the city’s largest, bustling and well-stocked market. visit of the imperial tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. At the end of the afternoon, stroll through the Belvedere Park to admire the view of the Perfume River in the shade of the pines. Dinner and free evening. Overnight.

Day 11

Lunch and drive to Hoi An via the Cloud Pass with beautiful panoramas on the way. free afternoon to stroll in town. Dinner in town and free evening, night in a charming homestay.

Day 12

Visit of the old historic center of Hoi an including the Japanese bridge, the Tan Ky house museum, and the Chinese temple of Phuc Kien. Tour of the picturesque market, visit of an artisanal center for silk and embroidery. Boarding for a cruise on a beautiful traditional boat. herbal foot massage, followed by a cooking class on board while enjoying the view and the setting … Lunch with meals prepared on the board.

Day 13

Hoi An – seaside. Free day to enjoy the sea.

Day 14 & 15

Embarking for a cruise and a bucolic discovery of the Mekong Delta. From Sadec to Vinh Long, you will discover the beauties of the delta with abundant orchards, arroyos with lush vegetation, and observe life along the river, the ballet of rowers with conical hats, following the footsteps of duras daisies …

Day 16

The cruise ends with a visit to the Cai Rang floating market after watching the sun rise from the deck of the boat … Drive to Saigon. Airport transfer and return with an international flight.

Possible activities

To combine with your ideas of travel or in unique experience, compose your trip as you wish! We prepare your complete package according to your wishes!

  • In Experiences
    Easy hiking
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    Immersion and Rural Life
  • In Experiences
    Charming cruises
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    Beach extensions
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    Cycling trips

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