Plan Your Vietnam Trip! This is absolutely EVERYTHING you need to know when planning a trip to Vietnam – Visas, weather, flights, currency exchange, budget, itinerary and more.

Vietnam has many hidden and charming places to visit off the beaten track. There are also many back doors to the more frequently visited places, from which Tours By Locals Vietnam hold a key.

You will find many tours offered on this website under private tours. Custom tours are always possible according to your personal interests and wishes.

Featured ToursByLocals Vietnam

Road trip Sapa Mu Cang Chai adventure 5 day itinerary

Best one week Hanoi itinerary 7 days

Ban Gioc waterfalls and Ba be lake tour from Hanoi

Hanoi Itinerary 7 Days (one week) Halong Bay – Ninh Binh – Sapa Tour

Northern Vietnam Tour Ha Giang – Ban Gioc – Ba Be 6 Days

Ha Giang Loop Tour Perfect 5-day itinerary

Northern Vietnam Loop Tours 12 days: Ha giang – Ba be lake – Ban gioc waterfalls – Halong Bay- Cat ba islands

Sapa Tour from Hanoi 3 Days

Vietnam family Tour North to South 14 Days

Vietnam 16 day family road trip car transfer

Vietnam Discovery Itinerary 18 Days

Long Coc tea hills photography trip


Mu Cang Chai Tour from Hanoi 3 Days


Vietnam Tours by Rent a Car with English speaking Driver are available and essential parts of Vietnam trip. Break away from the tours group and venture with the itinerary at your own designed.

Select appealing destinations, sightseeing tours venue and travel at your own leisure time. It’s ideal for a small group of friend or family who wish to traveling together in your own private car/mini van.

This is an exiting new way that you can add the new dimension to explore the region and enjoy the freedom of traveling at your own pace, your own way, time and at your own style !! Be free as a Bird !!!

Tours with Vietnam Locals

We won’t rush you through the sites but its flexibility as you need, taking pictures, learn about local culture, shopping or get a drink on the go.
We offer a variety of itinerary day trips for HALONG BAY & HANOI SHORE EXCURSIONS

Business Assistant: Business Meeting / Negotiations Interpreter – Exhibitions / Trade Shows Interpreter, suppliers research – Sourcing & Visiting Factories etc…

With a personal, customized tours with Vietnam private tour guides – Tony Vietnam Adventures, the possibilities are endless.

How to plan your Vietnam Trip with locals?

1. Hanoi – Halong Bay – Ninh Binh Tour – 4 Days and Sapa Tour from Hanoi 3 Days

If you have a very short stop in the North Vietnam, I recommend a private 4 Days Halong Bay Ninh Binh Tour from Hanoi is the best must see places to offer. Visit its most attractive nature world heritage – Halong Bay, then stroll around to enjoy the rural landscape and ancient relics of Ninh Binh. This itinerary is perfect for things to do in Hanoi for 4 days. 

2.Sapa – Ha Giang – Be Be lake Northern Viernam 8 days

Explore Northern loop Vietnam, visiting Sapa, Ha Giang, Dong Van and Ba Be Lake on the top places is worth to visit in Vietnam. stunning panorama views from Sapa rice terraced fields, breathtaking landscapes of Ha Giang, biggest natural lake in Ba be awaiting you

3. Mu Cang Chai Tour 3 days from Hanoi

This 3 day Trekking Mu Cang Chai Tour from Hanoi gives you the opportunity to discover the mountainous beauty, amazing Riced Terraces, and local life of different ethnic groups

4. Northern Vietnam adventure Ha Giang loop – Ban Gioc waterfall – Ba be lake – Cat Ba islands – Hanoi 12 days off the beaten track

Route: 2 weeks – Hanoi – Hagiang loop – Cao Bang – Bangioc waterfalls – Ba Be lake – Cat Ba island – Viethai vilages – Lan Ha Bay – Hanoi
Highlights: read more on Tripadvisor 12 day individual guided tour of North Vietnam mountains reviewers on Individual Guided Tours for presenting Best Northern Vietnam Adventure
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5.  Treasure Vietnam Discovery – Saigon – Ben Tre – Can Tho – Da Lat – Nha Trang – Hoi An – Hue – Hanoi – Sapa – Halong Bay – 18 Days

6. Off track colorful Northern Vietnam – Hanoi – Mai Chau – Moc Chau – Dien Bien Phu – Lai Chau – Sapa – Bac Ha – Ha Giang – Cao Bang – Bac Can – Halong Bay – 16 Days

7. Plan your Northern Vietnam Trip: Off beaten track

Private 4 Days Ninh Binh – Cat Ba island sleeping on floating house/Lan Ha Bay from $US

Private 4 Days Ninh Binh – Lan Ha Bay Tour with Cat Ba island sleeping on floating house/Lan Ha Bay is one of the best tour from Hanoi, you will have a chance to see Ninh Binh with Tam Coc or Trang An on the sampa boat trip.
Another day to visit Lan Ha Bay on the side of Cat Ba island, world heritage site, even more beautiful than Halong Bay but less touristic route. if your time is limited in Vietnam, this for day trip Ninh Binh and Lan Ha Bay tour is idea for you

Private 5 Days Amazing Ha Giang Loop Adventure off the beaten path from $US

Ha Giang Loop tour Explore the untouched ethnic villages, the Hmong king´s palace in Sa Phin, magnificent Ma Pi Leng Pass off the beaten path private amazing 5 Days

Private Bac Ha Market – Hoang Su Phi Adventure Heaven on Earth 4 Days from $US

Bac Ha Market Hoang Su Phi Tour 4 Days gives you “wow” breath-taking scenes of the terrace fields spanning vertically across the mountains, colorful market in Northern Vietnam
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Private Ninh Binh – Puluong Nature Adventure off the track 3 Days 2Nights from $US

This 3 days Private Ninh Binh Pu luong trip offers the best of journey from Hanoi, off the track 3 Days 2Nights itinerary, picking up at hotel, cycling through lush rice fields, watching sunset on the rural, continuing to mountain rice terraced fields in mountainous area

Private adventure Ba Be lake – Ban Gioc waterfall 4Days/3Nights from Hanoi from $US

Ba Be – Ban Gioc waterfall 4Days Tour from Hanoi with local guide to explore Ban Gioc waterfall, Nguom Ngao cave, Tay villages and Ba Be Lake.
This untouched North Vietnam journey blows your mind of stunning landscapes, good opportunity photography, non touristy closing up nature and local culture

Plan Your Best Day Trips from Hanoi

8. Halong Bay Cruise Trips  (UNESCO World Heritage Site – you want your private Halong Bay tour? no strangers, private junket boat, own itinerary, lovely food ect with Halong private tour one day tour

9. Best Day Trip Ninh Binh: (Hoa Lu/Tam Coc/ Trang An – Peaceful, fresh air of rural party with green mountains, river, cave exploring, as regarding Halong Bay on land Tam Coc/Trang an one day private tour

10. Early Morning walking with Hanoians Tour

Highlights: Hanoi Morning through the Lens – A peaceful and tranquil of Hanoi – Photography Lovers – Walking on street without traffics/ a different beautiful Hanoi Old town – Sunrise – Breakfast & Drinks

11. Photo Trip Mu Cang Chai – Sapa – Bac Ha – Hoang Su Phi rice terraces trails

Boasting an extensive collection of natural wonders, colonial structures, and ancient citadels, Vietnam is undoubtedly a haven for photo trip enthusiasts.
Parts of this vast country remains relatively untouched, making it an ideal holiday destination for nature enthusiasts, while well-preserved temples, war sites, and unique festivities attract history buffs across the world.

6 Days Untouched Northern Vietnam Tour

Exploring Northern Vietnam Tour in 6 Days with Ha Giang Ban Gioc Waterfall on the way to Ba Be lake would be the highlights of this untouched Northern Vietnam
Route: Hagiang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Cao Bang – Bangioc falls – Nguom Ngao Cave – Ba Be lake

Plan your Vietnam car trip with driver

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