The Best Vietnam Tour for the First-time Travelers

This 9 days tour offers a great chance to explore the daily life and activities of ethnic minority people.

Starting from Ho Chi Minh City, you will explore the Mekong Delta. Then, transfer to experience Jun Village, M'nong Village to learn the locals' lifestyle. And also visit Lak Lake which has long been considered a treasure of Vietnam. Your final leg is NhaTrang, where you can enjoy stunning beaches and do various beach activities.
Travel Route: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Ban Me Thuot - Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh City
Day: 9
Best for: First-timers
Tour Type: Escorted private tour with personal tour guide and vehicle
Why Travel with Us
We Live in this Country:
The specialist who designs this trip have lived in this country for several years, in some cases, born here. Our first-hand knowledge will help you have an authentic experience, making the most of your vaction.
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We guarantee 100% deposite refund during the pandemic, and provide 24/7 emergency service during the trip.


Cruise along the Mekong River

Take a boat trip along the Mekong River in Laos to explore the stunning caves and experience the village life of the locals along the river.

Escape from the busy city to Local village in Vietnam

Visit Jun and M’ Lieng villages to learn about their lifestyle and farming activities; Enjoy a ride on Lak Lake by dug-out canoe, watch the local people fishing.

Visit Nha Trang, the beach capital of Vietnam

Enjoy the fine beaches with turquoise water, pleasant weather, and golden sand.

Cruise along the Mekong River
Jun Village
Nha Trang Beach

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
Welcome to Vietnam!
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at Tan Son Nhat International Airport and take you to your hotel.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City
In the morning, you will go to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, from which you can delve into Vietnam’s turbulent history from the previous century. You will see how the tunnel network works and get to walk into the underground tunnels yourself and feel the wartime atmosphere.
After the tour, you will get back to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the last night in Vietnam.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Cu Chi Tunnel is one of the popular attractions in Vietnam.
Day 3: Side Trip to the Mekong Delta
Today, you will take a full-day trip to the Mekong Delta. After breakfast, you will first take a drive to My Tho, the gateway of the Mekong Delta to visit a distinctive Vinh Trang Temple.
Then, you will head to My Tho and transfer into a motor boat for a cruise along the Mekong River. You will enjoy the landscape of the Mekong Delta and visit a local family on a small island to see how the local’s life is and taste the fresh fruits, honey tea, and honey wine with the family.
After your Mekong Delta tour, you will get back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vinh Trang is a Buddhist temple near My Tho.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City to Ban Me Thuot
Today, you will be transferred to Ban Me Thuot by bus. It will cost about 8 hours. En route, you will have a chance to visit at the Dray Sap Waterfall.
Then, continue your journey to Jun village of the M’nong group.
Upon arrival, your guide will help you check in the guesthose. Then you are able to enjoy dinner and relax at the house surrounded by many local villagers’ houses and activities.
Stay overnight at Jun village.
The majestic beauty of Dray Sap waterfall
Day 5: Lak Lake
After breakfast, you will take a pirogue (a canoe made from a hollowed-out tree trunk) to Lak Lake. where you will enjoy a ride on Lak lake by dug-out canoe for 1 hour to see the local people fishing.
Then, you visit M’Lieng village on the other side of the lake, walk around the village to discover the daily life of the ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands and ride an elephant for 1 hour.
In the afternoon, take a 45 minutes elephant ride through M'Lieng Jarai village and along the shore of Lak Lake.
After dinner, you can in the traditional dancing and gong playing of the Jarai minority and try the potent local rice wine.
Stay overnight at Jun Village.
Ride an elephant to discover the Lak Lake.
Day 6: Jun Village to Nha Trang
Today, you will drive to Nha Trang, the famous beach city in Vietnam.
Upon arrival, the rest of the day is free for you. You can relax in the hotel or go out for some street food crawl.
Stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 7: Nha Trang
Today, you will have a free day at leisure for relaxing and unwinding at the resort overlooking the beautiful Bay.
You can choose to snorkel or dive among the coral reefs in crystal blue waters, hike nature trails, cool off in your private plunge pool, indulge in spa treatments, or just relax on the white sand beach and admire the unspoiled mountain and sea views.
Stay overnight in Nha Trang.
Nha Trang, the famous beach city in Vietnam.
Day 8: Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City
In the morning, you will take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Upon arrival, your guide will pick you up at the airport and escort you to your hotel.
The rest of the day you can freely explore the city.
Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City Departure
Say goodbye to Vietnam!
You are free to arrange your time before taking the scheduled transfer to the airport.
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Service Included

Private English-speaking tour guide
Local transfers mentioned in the itinerary
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeings listed in the itinerary
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Hotel accommodation
Governmental taxes

Service Excluded

International flight to and out of Vietnam
Vietnam visa
Lunches and dinners as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.

Vietnam Travel Restriction

Since March 15, Vietnam has been fully open for inbound tourism. Self-isolation is no longer required for traveling to Vietnam. All you need is a valid Vietnam tourist visa and travel/medical insurance that includes COVID-19 cover.

Passport holders from the following 25 countries do not need to apply for a visa to travel to Vietnam.

Vietnam Visa-free Countries in Asia
Brunei & Myanmar - 14 days.
Japan & South Korea (ROK) - 15 days.
The Philippines - 21 days.
Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, & Thailand - 30 days.

Vietnam Visa-free Countries in Europe
Belarus, Denmark, Italy, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, & The United Kingdom - 15 days.

Please contact our local travel consultant for the latest information on visa and vaccination policies before travel.

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