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14 Days Thailand and Vietnam Highlights Tour

Duration: 14Days
Bangkok - Saigon - Hoian - Hue - Hanoi - Halong Bay
Departure date:
As You Prefer
Tour code: ICTG -207
Tour Highlights
  • Ayutthaya
  • Floating Market
  • Mekong Delta
  • Hoi An
  • Halong Bay
  • Ancient Town
Daily Itinerary
Day 1 Bangkok
Meet you at airport, transfer to downtown to check in hotel for rest.
Day 2 Bangkok & Fullday City & Temples

This tour includes three of the most unusual Buddhist temples in Bangkok: Wat Trimitr with its invaluable Golden Buddha (5 ½ tons of solid gold) – Wat Pho, the most extensive temple in Bangkok, with its colossal Reclining Buddha and the Chedis of the Kings.

The Grand Palace is one of the most beautiful samples of an ancient Siamese court. It used to be the residence of the Kings of Thailand. Here you will see palaces which were used for different occasions: the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the beautiful Emerald Buddha Temple.

Visit Wat Phra Kaew, which is a royal chapel situated within the walls of the palace. Incorrectly referred to as a Buddhist temple, it is in fact a chapel; it has all the features of a temple except for living quarters for monks. 

Wat Arun, is among the best known of Thailand's landmarks. The temple is so named because the first light of the morning reflects off the surface of the temple with pearly iridescence.

Free at Khaosan Road. Over night stay in Bangkok. 

Day 3 Bangkok - Ayutthaya – Cruise down to Bangkok

Depart by air conditional mini-bus for Ayutthaya, the former capital city of Thailand. 

Visit Bang Pa In Summer Palace, King Prasat Thong originally constructed the complex in 1632, and though it lay empty and overgrown throughout the late 18th and early 19th centuries, King Mongkut began to restore the site in the mid-19th century. 

Wat Yai Chaimongkhol, a large Chedi of  this Wat can be seen from a far distance. This monastery was built by King U-Thong in 1357 A.D. for the use of the monks who had returned from Ceylon after studying under Phra Vanarat Maha Thera.

And the ruins of the old Royal Grand Palace & Temples. Cruise down to Bangkok along the Chaopraya River where you can enjoy the rural Thai life along the river. 

Return to hotel for leisure time. Over night stay in Bangkok. 

Day 4 Bangkok - Saigon

Morning tour to The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, situated 110 km west of Bangkok, which is a very attractive place for tourists to see the old style and traditional way of selling and buying fruits, vegetables, etc., from small boats. You will also see traditional Thai houses, the way they live and travel by boats. 

Free until take the flight to Saigon.

Day 5-6 Saigon & Mekong Delta

Visit the Reunification Palace, formerly known as Independence Palace, which was designed by architect Ngô Viết Thụ and was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. 

Central Post Office, has a Gothic architectural style. Notre Dame Cathedral, was constructed between 1863 and 1880. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters. Free at Ben Thanh Market, popular with tourists seeking local handicrafts, textiles, áo dài, and souvenirs, as well as local cuisine.

Explore to My Tho, take boat to explore Mekong Delta: floating-fish cages, enjoy fruit in the garden, listen to folk music. Take a horse-cart on the roads of village (2km). Learn more about Dao Dua ,a kind of religion of Mekong Delta. Visit some local houses to know more about their daily life.
Day 7-8 Hoi An

Fly to Dannang and drive to Hoi An ancient town. 

Visit Fukian Assembly Hall, which was built around 1690 and functions as a traditional assembly hall for the Chinese ethnic group from Fujian, China to socialise, but later was transformed into a temple dedicated to their deity named Thien Hau – the goddess of sea who protects sailors from danger.

Free on Cua Dai Beach at afternoon, it is the 'seaside' area of Hoi An, famous for its Ancient Town and listed as one of Vietnam's five UNESCO World Heritage sites. 

Enjoy the night of Hoi An ancient town,  which was considered by Chinese and Japanese merchants to be the best destination for trading in all of Southeast Asia, even Asia in the 18th century. 

Free on Cua Dai Beach at afternoon, it is the 'seaside' area of Hoi An, famous for its Ancient Town and listed as one of Vietnam's five UNESCO World Heritage sites. 

Day 9-10 Hue

Drive to Hue from Hoi An. 

Visit the Imperial City (Vietnamese: Kinh thanh Hue) in Hue is a walled fortress and palace in the former capital of Vietnam.

Visit Tomb of Khai Dịnh, which was built from 1920 to 1931 taking 11 years to complete. The tomb is a blend of Western and Eastern architecture. It is located on a steep hill.

Tomb of Tu Duc is located in Hue, Vietnam. It is built for the Nguyen Emperor Tu Duc and took three years to build from 1864-1867. It is divided into a Temple Area and a Tomb Area.

Thien Mu Pagoda is a historic temple in the city of Huế in Vietnam. Its pagoda has seven storeys and is the tallest in Vietnam.

At night Boat on Huong River. Listen to Ca Hue.

Day 11 Hue - Hanoi

Fly to Hanoi from Danang. 

Visit Vietnam Women’s Museum ,this museum highlights their roles in Vietnam's many military conflicts as well as in commerce, including features on female street vendors, women's role in the family, and more recently, single mothers in Vietnam. 

Temple of Literature & National University.This temple is the oldest university in Vietnam, constructed in 1076. Five courtyards include beautiful gardens, walls inscribed with the names of scholars, several altars and a small museum

Watch the Water Puppet in Thang Long Theater. Traditional legends and historical tales are among the enchanting puppet plays performed at this popular theatre. 

Enjoy the coffee nearby the Hoan Kiem Lake.

Day 12 Hanoi - Halong Bay

In the morning drive to Halong bay about 2.5 hours.
Check – in junk in Ha Long Bay. Enjoy Welcome drink. Take the cruise to Amazing Cave & Luon Cave. Float on the bay to enjoy the scenery. 
Day 13 Halong Bay - Hanoi

Wake up early to enjoy the pure morning on junk. Breakfast. Free at leisure.

Afternoon drive back to Hanoi. Free at Old Quarter.

Day 14 Hanoi
Free until send off to your next destination.
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
  • Private transfer (air-conditioned vehicle) as listed in itinerary;
  • Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary;
  • Local English speaking tour guide in each city as programmed;
  • 3-star hotels in each city as programmed;
  • Daily bottle of mineral water.
Tour Package Excludes:
  • International & Domestic flights;
  • Optional meals/attractions/activities/tours;
  • Travel assurance & Personal assurance
             (Better to purchase on your own in your country);
  • Tips for tour guides and drivers;
  • VISA fees;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Others not mentioned.