Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Vietnam located?
Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, Thailand across the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia across the South China Sea to the east and southeast.
What is the capital city?
Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976, with Ho Chi Minh City as the most populous city.
How much do the flights cost?
Flights can range from $500 to approx. $2000
(Depending on the season)
How many people live in Vietnam?
About 95 million. The worlds 14th most populous country.
How big is Vietnam?
Almost the size of Germany. (127,881 sq mi)
What type of terrain is in Vietnam?
Vietnam's land is mostly hilly and densely forested, with level land covering no more than 20%. Mountains account for 40% of the country's land area, and tropical forests cover around 42%.
What language is spoken in Vietnam?
The official national language of Vietnam is Vietnamese.
Do I need a visa to visit Vietnam?
Yes. ( We can arrange it for you)
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On this eleven day trip, you will discover the wonders of Ha Long Bay and the charming port town of Hoi An, a favorite with many travelers. Also on the tour is the lavish Mekong Delta, the amazing Cu Chi tunnels and vibrant Ho Chi Minh City.
Medical insurance plans are available.
Phones/sim card rentals are available.
Day # 1-Monday:
-Land in Noi Bai International Airport↘
Don’t forget to forward you clock by 12 hours.
The currency exchange rate is approximately 1 USD to 22,500 Vietnamese Dong
Your private tour guide and cab driver will be waiting for you in the airport.
Approximately 25 minute drive to Hanoi & hotel. On the way to our hotel we'll enjoy a panoramic tour of the city.
Day # 2-Tuesday:
-Bát Tràng Village (45 minute Drive)
This traditional pottery-making village is an hour from Hanoi. Visitors can participate in pottery-making workshops and purchase already-made goods from local artisans.
-Hanoi City Tour- Half Day
See the highlights of Hanoi with a full-day tour of the city, jammed packed with culture, history and all the iconic landmarks. See the Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda - all must see landmarks. Then soak up the culture and history at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, an 11th century archaeological site, the famous Temple of Literature and tale a cyclo ride through the Old Quarter, ending your day with a water puppet show.
Day # 3-Wednesday:
-Tam Coc Ninh Binh (1 hour 45 minute drive)
Located in Ninh Binh province 100 km southeast of Hanoi, Hoa Lu and Tam Coc are two of the most picturesque spots in all of the north. For 41 years, from 968 to 1009 CE, Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Vietnam. Nearby Tam Coc is often referred to as “Ha Long among the rice paddies.” Visitors are conveyed by rowboat along the peaceful Tam Coc stream past green fields and the feet of mountains into the mouths of caves, where they encounter new surprises, like stalactites and stalagmites that shimmer like gemstones just inches from the water.
-Mua Cave (Hang Mua)
Would you like to get panoramic view of Tam Coc- Halong bay on land? Mua cave is a great place with trekking activity to conquer Mua mountains.You will have an impressive overview and beautiful photos of limestone mountains,Ngo Giang river & rice fields in Tam Coc & Trang An in Ninh Binh.Let's come and experience .....
Day # 4-Thursday:
This morning we’ll leave Hanoi and drive along the Red River toward Halong Bay.A beautiful bay, considered one of the natural wonders of the world.
-Ha Long Bay (3.5 hour drive)
Hạ Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking, particularly in mountainous Cát Bà National Park.
Day # 5-Friday:
-Depart Ha Long Bay
-Hanoi - Free Time
Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus Đồng Xuân Market, selling household goods and street food.
Day # 6-Shabbas:
-Meals at Chabad
Day # 7-Sunday:
-Flight to Hoi An (1 hour 20 min) (↗HAN to DAD↘)
Hội An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.
Day # 8-Monday:
-Hoi An Free Time
Day # 9-Tuesday:
-Flight to Ho Chi Minh (1 hour 15 minutes) (↗DAD to SGN↘)
This is the largest city in Vietnam, the heart and soul of the country. It’s a dynamic, bustling city -the country’s commercial, industrial and cultural center.
-Cu Chi Tunnels (1 hour drive)
The tunnels of Củ Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country.
Day # 10-Wednesday:
-Mekong delta 1 day (My Tho- Ben Tre)
Depart at 8:00 from your hotel. (2 hour drive)
The Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam is a vast maze of rivers, swamps and islands, home to floating markets, Khmer pagodas and villages surrounded by rice paddies. Boats are the main means of transportation, and tours of the region often start in nearby Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon) or Can Tho, a bustling town in the heart of the delta.
-Free Time in Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in southern Vietnam famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War. It's also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling Bến Thành Market.
Day # 11-Thursday:
-Ho Chi Minh Departure↗