Discover more of Vietnam’s fascinating culture, charming locals and delicious cuisine with a thorough exploration of this enticing country. Be engaged by living history and ancient relics in Hoi An and Hue, take in the thriving culture of Saigon and Hanoi, and unwind on board a cruise in the stunning Mekong Delta. Experience Vietnam’s diversity, from the bustling cities and rural villages, to the glistening beaches and soaring mountains
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Day 1: Arrive Saigon
On arrival in Saigon, transfer to your hotel and enjoy free time until your tour briefng.
Hotel: Grand Hotel Saigon or similar, 2 nights
Day 2: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Saigon
Drive to Cu Chi to discover the underground tunnels. Return to Saigon and enjoy a bowl of Pho noodle soup at a traditional restaurant. In the afternoon, take a walking tour along Dong Khoi Street, see the Notre Dame Cathedral and visit the War Remnants Museum. As the sun sets, relax with sundowner drinks at the iconic rooftop bar, Saigon Saigon.
Day 3: Saigon to Mekong Delta
From Saigon, travel south to the Mekong Delta and board your overnight cruise boat, Mekong Eyes. On a walking tour through a rural village, gain a glimpse into local life before returning to the boat for sunset and dinner
Cruise: Mekong Eyes or similar
Day 4: Mekong Delta to Saigon
Continue exploring the tributaries of the Mekong Delta. Marvel at the vibrant scenes of an authentic foating market before returning to Saigon.
Hotel: Grand Hotel Saigon or similar
Day 5: Saigon to Dalat
An early fight takes you to Dalat, a former French hill station. Enjoy beautiful mountain scenery on the drive to a Zen monastery which features a delightful garden. Take a train ride on a restored French train before ending the day exploring the central market.
Hotel: Saigon Dalat Hotel or similar
Day 6: Dalat to Hoi An
Fly from Dalat to Danang, then drive to Hoi An. The evening is free for you to explore Hoi An or you may wish to take part in an optional cooking class (extra charge).
Hotel: Hoi An Historic Hotel or similar, 3 nights
Days 7 & 8: Hoi An
Explore the old town on a morning walking tour. Visit a traditional ancient house, a Chinese Assembly Hall and the Japanese Covered Bridge. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. The next day, enjoy a full free day to do as much or as little as you like in Hoi An.
Day 9: Hoi An to Hue
Enjoy more free time in Hoi An before travelling along Hai Van Pass to Hue. Drive to a nearby village and spend the evening sampling regional dishes within a family home.
Hotel: Hotel Saigon Morin, 2 nights
Day 10: Hue
Embark on a tour of some of Hue’s most famous sites. Visit Spiral Foundation which employs people with disabilities and enjoy making a souvenir.
Day 11: Hue to Phong Nha
Drive to Hue across the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) at River Hai. Continue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park and cruise through some of Asia’s oldest limestone karst mountains.
Hotel: Chay Lap Farmstay or similar, 2 nights
Day 12: Phong Nha
Enjoy a free day exploring the national park at your leisure. Kayak among the limestone karsts or explore the cave system of Paradise Cave.
Day 13: Phong Nha to Hanoi
Travel from Phong Nha to Dong Hai before fying to Hanoi. In the afternoon, visit a market and sample delicious local snacks in the Old Quarter.
Hotel: Tirant Hotel or similar, 2 nights
Day 14: Hanoi
On a city tour, visit the Hanoi Hilton prison, walk through the Old Quarter and stop at the Temple of Literature. Visit the Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda and House on Stilts.
Day 15: Hanoi to Halong Bay
Drive to Halong Bay and board your junk boat. Feast on fresh seafood before exploring an enormous grotto.
Cruise: Indochina Sails or similar
Day 16: Halong Bay to Hanoi
Rise early to make the most of Halong Bay. Enjoy brunch before returning to Hanoi. This evening, relax with a farewell group dinner.
Hotel: Tirant Hotel or similar
Day 17: Hanoi
Enjoy breakfast before transferring to the airport for your onward journey.
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|March: 10, 24||$2,975.00||$4,015.00|
|2020 Dates & Prices|
|March: 08, 22||$3,725.00||$4,419.00|
|Meals:||17 Breakfasts, 1 Brunch, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & Air-conditioned Vehicle|
|Accommodation:||14 nights accommodation, 2 night cruise|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking Guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.