Where the dragon descended to the sea

Vietnam Tours

Did you know that Vietnamese coffee is super famous worldwide? That their currency is called dong? And that Vietnam is the only country that has a God of the kitchen called Ong Tao? These and other facts you can discover on this amazing trip, let’s go!

Highlights of Vietnam Tours

  • Vibrant cities of Hanoi and Sajgon (Ho Chi Minh City) with constant streams of scooters
  • Ancient towns of Hue and Khoi An and its great temples
  • Delicious cuisine, coffee, and abundance of exotic fruit
  • Magical boat ride via Halong Bay – where the dragon descended to the sea
  • The famous Vietnamese and Thai massage
  • Tour of floating markets

Date & Cost



COST (double / single)

November 5th-13th, 2022

9 days

$2795 / 3295

Vietnam Itinerary

Day 1
Ho Chi Minh City

Morning            Arrivals at the airport and hotel

Afternoon         War Remnants Museum to learn about the Vietnam’s recent history at Independence Palace (Reunification Palace) and visit the Neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral. At the Saigon Central Post Office, you will immediately be wowed by the French-impacted architecture. Lastly, visit the Opera House

Meals included: lunch, dinner

Day 2
Ho Chi Minh

Morning        Explore

Afternoon     Visit 

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3
Mekong Delta

Morning        Pay a visit to Cai Be floating, a typical market form in Mekong Delta. Have lunch at a local food stall on An Binh Island

Afternoon     Take a traditional rowboat deeper into the countryside

Meals included: breakfast, lunch 

Day 4
Hoi An, Dan Nang

Morning      Go to the peaceful Hoi An Ancient Town. Visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, architecture with a bearing classical Chinese style, which is the most typical among others in Hoi An

Afternoon     Visit the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, a meeting place of Fujian people. Here you will admire the unique architecture as well as magnificent carved sculpture. Explore the Tan Ky ancestral house, the famous bridge in Da Nang, and the beach

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5

Morning        Walk 

Afternoon     Free time 

Evening         Free evening

Meals included: breakfast

Day 6

Morning        Visit

Afternoon     Walk 

Evening         Explore

Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Day 7 
Ha Long Bay

Morning        Visit

Afternoon     Have 

Evening         Drive

Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Day 8

Morning        Explore 

Afternoon     Visit 

Evening         Go

Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Day 9


Meals included: breakfast 

Tour Operator


Sylvia  +1 617-301-1237 

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Country Code for Vietnam +84

Police 03

American Embassy: (+84) 24 3850 5000 Address: 7 Láng Hạ, Chợ Dừa, Ba Đình, Hà Nội, Vietnam


We stay in 4/5 stars boutique hotels that best reflect the local architecture and flavors.

Air condition

Towels and soap

Hair Dryer


Example from past accommodations


What’s included?

  • Flights between countries
  • All activities listed on itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Guides
  • Tickets to all scheduled sites
  • Ground transportation
  • 24h bilingual tour director support
  • Pre-departure Q&A

What’s not included

  • Airfare
  • Some meals
  • Optional airport pick up and drop off - 45 USD (both ways) per person
  • Alcohol
  • Additional health & evacuation insurance


Register now!

Steps to enroll:

  1. Download registration form below, fill it out and send to info@colibriboston.org or mail to Colibri Boston, 210 Broadway, Suite 201, Cambridge, MA 02139.
  2. Send us a copy of your passport and deposit check.
  3. Pack your bags and enjoy!

Small group:

8 - 20 ppl

Physical rating:


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