The best 20-day Vietnam and Myanmar tour offers you a chance to admire all highlights throughout the beautiful S-shape country (Vietnam) and Myanmar - the land of golden pagodas. The tour is a perfect combination of unique religion, rich culture, splendid history, wonderful natural beauty, delicious cuisine, and super friendly local people. Starting your tour in Hanoi - the elegant capital of Vietnam to appreciate all highlights of the city and enjoy Tonkin show – a unique Vietnamese traditional performance. You also can soak into a Halong Bay luxury cruise, Hoi An ancient town as well as bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta. Your tour also includes Yangon city tour and Mandalay boat trip which offer you a chance to visit Myanmar 200-year-old wooden bridge and admire one the most beautiful Myanmar pagoda - Shwedagon. Take the Vietnam - Myanmar tour right now to enjoy it in your own way!

Duration: 20 days/ 19 nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hue – Danang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Vinh Long – Can Tho – Yangon – Bagan – Mandalay – Inle Lake – Yangon
Travel Date: Not fixed, up to your schedule
Tour Category: Myanmar Vietnam tours
Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy your journey in one of the World’s Nature Wonders with fascinating services in Paradise Luxury Cruise
  • Explore Hanoi – the capital city of Vietnam, was known as a perfect combination between traditional culture and dynamic life
  • Discover Da Nang city – was known as the best place to live in Vietnam with friendly local people, fresh environment, and spectacular landscapes
  • Ancient street Hoi An – the cultural heritage was recognized by UNESCO
  • Visit Ho Chi Minh City – the center of economics, education, and culture of the South
  • Coming to Can Tho city, explore Cai Rang floating market, understand more about the Western culture
  • Myanmar – explore the beautiful land with the glorious past. Immerse in thousands of unique temples, bustling atmosphere of Yangon, tranquil Inle Lake and laid-back Mandalay

Experience this Myanmar and Vietnam Tour With:

  • Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge, humor, profession (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
  • Drivers: polite,  friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience
  •  Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned & clean
  • Meals: meals are arranged at local restaurants so you can taste authentic Burmese cuisine
  • Accommodation: various types of accommodation are available, from 5-star hotels, 4-star hotels in the best location, good value 3-star hotels, to boutique hotels reflect the style of the region

Brief Itinerary

Vietnam Itinerary 10 Nights

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival – Tonkin show
Day 2: Hanoi Full Day City Tour
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Paradise Luxury Cruise
Day 4: Halong – Flight to Hue
Day 5: Hue’s Riverboat & Royal Tombs
Day 6: Hue – Danang – Hoi An – Walking Tour
Day 7: Hoi An – Farming and Fishing eco-tour
Day 8: Hoi An – Danang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi – Cricket Farm
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Vinh Long (B, L, D)
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City – Fly to Yangon – Half-day Tour (B, L)

Myanmar Itinerary 8 Nights

Day 12: Yangon Full Day Visit
Day 13: Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Temple tour
Day 14: Bagan Hot Air Balloon & Villages
Day 15: Bagan – Boat trip to Mandalay
Day 16: Mandalay – Ava, Sagaing
Day 17: Mandalay – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake
Day 18: Indein – Red Mountain Winery
Day 19: Inle Lake – Heho – Fly back to Yangon – Dala
Day 20: Yangon Departure

Please note that every element of the tour below can be tailored. Tell us your specific interest and we will be happy to make adjustments for you. This inquiry is totally free and you are under no obligation!  

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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival – Tonkin show

Warmly welcome to our beautiful country. Hope you have an amazing time here. Our tour guide will pick you up at the airport and arrive at the hotel for check-in.
In the late afternoon, we will move to Baraa Land – the leading recreation and entertainment complex in the North to see The Quintessence of Tonkin. This show promises to bring for you a great time immersing in the culture, traditional features and daily life in the North.
Overnight in Hanoi.

The Quintessence of Tonkin show

Day 2: Hanoi Full Day City Tour

After breakfast, the first station of this journey is the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. Seeing the Ly Dynasty architecture with a thousand years of history and understand more about this period. Next, we visit Ho Chi Minh Complex to see Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilt, the Presidential Palace, and the One Pillar Pagoda. We will know more about the great person who spent all his life for the country’s independence and freedom.Literature Temple

Having lunch at KOTO. This restaurant was established by a non-profit organization with the main purpose is to help street-kids have a better life.
Afternoon, we will visit the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam to know about Vietnam’s traditional education and Hoa Lo prison to know about the Vietnam War. The last stop in the itinerary is Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarters.
Overnight in Hanoi.Hoa Lo Prison

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay  Paradise Luxury Cruise

After having breakfast, we will move to Ha Long Bay – the Bay of Descending Dragon. Check in our cruise in the Paradise Suites Hotel – Tuan Chau Island and transfer to Paradise Luxury Cruise.Majestic Halong Bay Welcome drinks, cruise information, and lunch were served at the restaurant. Next, cruising and sightseeing along Halong Bay. Enjoy an afternoon by visiting Sung Sot Cave or kayak around the islets. Refresh yourself by a cup of tea at the bar while anchoring near the Coconut Tree Island.
Another interesting activity is cooking demonstration was taught by local Chef. Next, you can have a great dinner with À la carte menu serving at the restaurant. At the end of the day, you can enjoy some drinks and live music at the bar, squid fishing or watch movies in your private cabins.
Overnight in Ha Long.Thien Cung Cave

Day 4: Halong – Flight to Hue

Start your morning with fresh air by doing Tai Chi at the sundeck. After that, a light breakfast with coffee & pastries will be served for you. Next, we will spend the time to visit Ti Top Island for swimming and hiking, or you can stay on board to relax and enjoy a spa treatment.
A breakfast buffet is prepared at the restaurant with the plentiful menu while we pass by Thien Cung cave, Dau Go cave, and the Fighting Cock Islet.
Debarkation was done at Tuan Chau and we will have a light lunch at the Paradise Suites Hotel if you have a requirement. Next, we return to Hanoi to prepare for the flight to come to Hue.
Overnight in Hue.Tai Chi Halong Bay

Day 5: Hue’s Riverboat & Royal Tombs

In the morning, we will start at Toa Khiem station, get on the Dragon boat to enjoy our journey along the Perfume River. The first stop is the house garden, Phu Mong. Next, we visit Thien Mu pagoda – the most ancient and famous pagoda in Hue. Lunch will be served for you at the boat after you finish explore Hon Chen.
Thien Mu PagodaIn the afternoon, we will visit 4 famous tombs in Hue: Minh Mang tomb, Khai Dinh tomb, Gia Long tomb, Tu Duc tomb. Four tombs with four special architecture styles and many mystery stories behind it.
Next, we will discover one traditional village in Hue.
Finally, one destination that we cannot pass is Hue Citadel. This place is spent on king and royal relatives of the Nguyen Dynasty.
Overnight in Hue.Khai Dinh Tomb

Day 6: Hue – Danang – Hoi An – Walking Tour

Wake up in Hue and we will on the way come to Da Nang City – the most worth-living city in Vietnam.
In the morning with this beautiful city, we will visit the Cham Museum – the most favorite destination for international tourists. Next, we take walking along Han River, immerse with fascinating scenery in here and come to Ngu Hanh Son. The following station is Fine Art Stone Non-Nuoc village, was established in early in the 18th century, extremely famous for art on stone.Cham Museum in Danang
In the late afternoon, we will move to Hoi An. There are so many great things that you can enjoy in this peaceful city like local cuisine, sitting in Bach Dang street to have a cup of coffee, sightseeing the night falls down, etc.
Overnight in Hoi An.hoi an street

Day 7: Hoi An – Farming and Fishing Eco Tour

Our driver and guide will pick you at the hotel. Starting our journey, we will take a visit to a local family to know more about making rice paper. Then on the way cycling to Cam Thanh village, we have a chance to enjoy the rice paddy-field view and learn the traditional method of rice production of the local people. Continue to visit the local family with the tradition of making fish sauce. At this village, we will be amazed by how nice the coconut characteristic house of the countryside is and enjoy the handicraft man manipulating the furniture made of water coconut and bamboo. Then continue to the fishing village to explore the Water Coconut Palm with the unique basket boat, that will be an unforgettable experience on your Vietnam vacation. Relax with lunch at the local family.Hoi An Eco Tour Continue to the fishing village to explore the Water Coconut Palm with the unique basket boat and visit the lake of shrimp, there you will have a chance to touch the fishing life by catching fish with the local fishermen’s net, that will be an unforgettable experience on your trip to Vietnam.
Come back to the hotel after farming and fishing end.
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8: Hoi An – Danang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City – À Ố Show

After having breakfast we will prepare to return Danang. Taking the flight come to Ho Chi Minh city.
Arriving in Saigon, we will check-in the hotel and take a short rest.
In the evening, you will have a chance to see the best Vietnam culture show. An O has rated as one of the most attractive performances in Ho Chi Minh City by TripAdvisor, which was known as a show which is both artistic and entertaining. This is definitely a program that can not be ignored if tourists want to have a closer look at the strip of the South of Vietnam.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.A O Show

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi on Speedboat – Cricket Farm

Preparing for our powerful day and moving to Cu Chi Tunnels by speedboat – the most attractive destination in the South where you can know more about Vietnam’s history. This work was formed during the anti-French resistance war, is a defense system located in the ground.
In the afternoon, Cricket Farm definitely is the best choice. Visiting the farm and enjoy eating special dishes that were made from crickets.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.Cu Chi Tunnels

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Vinh Long 

This morning delivers you a great chance to travel by boat to see the Mekong Delta. You will visit Cai Be floating market to mingle with the bustling and hustling vibe and chaotic atmosphere of the floating marketing. Then you will also explore small canals and waterways where you will see local people living along the canals. After that, enjoy a cozy lunch in a riverside restaurant.
In the afternoon, move to Vinh Long and discover Western river culture. There are some adventure games such as African ostrich riding, crocodile fishing, catch fish, etc. In addition, activities such as river bathing, water skiing, three-row paddling, biking on the shady village road, enjoying the fruits, the art of singing also very attractive. Western-themed food is another interesting feature for visitors.Coconut candy workshop in Mekong Delta From the resort, you can take a boat deep into small canals, visit the famous traditional villages such as candy making coconut, enjoy the delicious coconut candy, famous red ceramic kiln, and only in Vinh Long.
The garden in Binh Hoa Phuoc with fresh rambutans is one of the famous specialties that you cannot pass when coming to An Binh Island.
Then we will visit Tien Chau Temple on the island. Built-in the nineteenth century with three interconnected spaces, 96 columns, trusses, and lacquered carvings are sophisticated, ingenious, this place has become a unique architectural art monument. The spacious space of the pagoda will bring a sense of peace in the hearts of visitors.
Come to Vinh Long, you do not miss the specialties but attractive as fried fish, fried chicken, Western fish porridge. After eating, you can go for a walk and rest.
Overnight in Vinh Long.

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City – Fly to Yangon – Half-day Tour (B, L)

This morning, say goodbye to Ho Chi Minh City to take an international flight to Yangon, Myanmar. On arrival, meet our local guide and driver at the airport then transfer to the hotel for check-in and enjoy a welcome lunch.
In the afternoon, ready to take a half-day city to get a very first look at the charming city. Your driver will take you to Kandawgyi Lake – a scenic lake in the city where you will take many stunning photos to the green water and the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda and Karaweik Palace.
After that, we move to China Town – a lively food market where you will indulge in the local flavor of the city. If time permits and today is not Monday, your guide will lead you to Bogyoke Market, the largest market in the city where you can have a true sense of the local trading.
Overnight in Yangon.

Golden Karaweik Barge, Floating Restaurant on the Kandawgyi Lake, Rangon, Myanmar,

Day 12: Yangon Full Day Visit 

The first station to explore Yangon is Sule Pagoda – located in the heart of the city which is said to be one of the oldest pagodas in Myanmar. Take leisure walk around the pagoda, you will have a chance to take many beautiful photos to some of the landmarks of the city including City Hall, Independent Monument, and the High Court. Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda has a huge Budda definitely will make you impress.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant with many special cuisines.
In the afternoon, we will visit Shwedagon Pagoda. This work was built 2500 years ago, was known as one of the biggest pagodas in the world. Shwedagon was established by 11 tons of gold with the height is 98 meters. Surrounded this pagoda are 199 temples. The hairs of the Buddha were preserved in here.
Overnight in Yangon.Shwedagon Pagoda

Day 13: Yangon – Fly to Bagan – Temple tour with sunset

After having breakfast in the hotel we will on the way come to the airport, take the flight to Bagan.
Coming to Bagan, we will explore the Nyaung Oo local market where has shown many special features of native people. Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi Temple with a lot of pictures describing Jarkata. Next, we discover Thatbyinnyu Temple – the highest temple in Bagan, was built by Alaung Sithu King.
In the afternoon we visit the traditional industrial lacquer and Manuha Shrine where has huge states of Buddha, is the ancient ruin of a condemned country. Nanpaya Temple with early architecture with carved stones. Ananda Temple will finish our day with the architectural masterpiece like a Greek cross.
Dinner in a local restaurant end enjoys ethnic music.
Overnight in Bagan.Nyaung Oo Local Market

Day 14: Bagan Hot Air Balloon Ride & Villages

The morning of the second day in Bagan is spent on Balloon Ride. The Bagan airship will bring you an unforgettable experience while watching this ancient city from high. More than 3000 majestic temples had made up a fairytale Bagan. After this flight, a light breakfast with pastry, champagne, and fruits will be served for you.
In the afternoon we will continue our Bagan tour to explore Bagan rural life. Sel Village the first destination and let enjoy a walk through this beautiful quiet place. Wooden slippers were made here to use for bathing or working. A great welcome ingredient is Soya Paste what can complete perfectly your dinner. Next, we continue to visit the Russian village of Thayouk. The following village is very famous for the hairstyle of children. It seems like many centuries ago withholding in a button. Take a rest with a light snack.
Overnight in Bagan.Balloon ride over Bagan

Day 15: Bagan – Boat trip to Mandalay

Leaving Bagan, we come to Mandalay by boat – the second biggest city in Myanmar. Enjoy your leisure time on the boat and behold the stunning scenery on the Irrawaddy River.
Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 16: Mandalay – Ava – Sagaing

After breakfast, we take a drive to visit Ava and Sagaing, complete the trip with the three most magnificent ancient capital cities in Myanmar.
The first station in Ava is Maha Aung Myae Bonsan – was known as Mai Nu Oak Kyaung, which was built in 1818 by Queen of Bagyidaw – Nanmadaw Me Nu. With the 30m-high Nan Myint of clock tower – one of the famous buildings in Mandalay, sightseeing and learning about the Inwa Tower and Bagaya Monastery.Bagaya Monastery Next, we continue to visit Bargayar Monastery, famous for its wood carvings. And the last stop is Sagaing Hill – was known for its meditation center. The hillside side is adorned with many temples and monasteries.
Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 17: Mandalay – Fly to Heho – Inle Lake

Having breakfast and take the flight come to Heho. Arrival, we will go straight to Inle Lake – one of the largest freshwater lakes in Myanmar and also the ideal destination in Myanmar vacation because of its abundant produces. Taking a boat to visit Inle Lake where you have an opportunity to watch the man fishing and netting on foot. The fishing village floating on the Ywana River – known as the capital on Inle where has floating market opens 5 days per week.cMyanmar leg rowing Inle In the afternoon we will explore Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda where the has weaving traditional jobs.
Overnight in Inle Lake.Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda

Day 18: Inle Lake Indein 

Wake up in the sound of bird-singing this morning and we take a boat trip to visit Indein with many temples and ruins left over from the earthquake. Take a stroll along the temple, you will see many hill tribes of Pa-oh dressed in colorful attires.
In the afternoon, gain more local experience by visiting the traditional hand-weaving workshop on the lake. Here you will discover the process of making one of the most precious fabrics in the world from lotus stems. Leaving the village, visit a canoe carving factory to fulfill your trip to Inle Lake.
Overnight in Inle Lake.Indein Temples

Day 19: Inle Lake – Heho – Fly back to Yangon – Dala

From Inle Lake, we will return to Yangon. The rest of the day let’s spend the time to explore Dala Township.
Dalla Township is located in the South of Yangon river’s bank, has 23 wards and 23 village tracks. Taking a short walk can help you know more about the local people’s life.
Overnight in Yangon.Dala Township, Yangon

Day 20: Yangon – Departure

After your breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your day at leisure and wait until the driver comes to transfer you to the airport to take your international flight home. Trip ends. Thank you for making you 20 day Vietnam & Myanmar vacation with Go Myanmar Tours!