Gain a deeper understanding of magical Vietnam with a more in-depth journey through its historic cities, provincial culture and glistening coastline. Be enchanted by the smiling locals you meet throughout your journey, on the bustling streets of Hanoi and Saigon, or the tranquil villages of the Mekong Delta. Explore the relics and living history in Vietnam’s ancient towns of Hoi An and Hue, and absorb the sparkling beauty of Halong Bay.
Planning your holiday is easy,and speak to your friendly Consultant.
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
On arrival in Hanoi, transfer to your hotel and enjoy free time until your tour briefing and
welcome drinks with your fellow travellers.
Hotel: The Ann Hotel or similar, 2 nights
Day 2: Hanoi
Spend the day discovering Hanoi’s must-visit sites including the infamous Hoa Lo Prison and Don Xuan Market. Walk through the crowded streets of the city’s Old Quarter, pay a visit to the Temple of Literature and the historical St Joseph’s Cathedral before stopping by Hoan Kiem Lake, situated in the heart of the city and enjoying a wonderful afternoon nearby.
Day 3: Hanoi to Ninh Binh
Drive from Hanoi to Ninh Binh. With its natural beauty, shadowed by the many jungle covered karsts, visit the vine-covered structures of Hoa Lu. Venture through the expansive network of caverns and grottos in Trang An, as you glide along in a paddle boat. Enjoy your stay for the coming evening at the Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel.
Hotel: Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel or similar
Day 4: Ninh Binh to Halong Bay
Drive from Ninh Binh to Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s stunning natural wonders. Board abeautifully appointed junk boat and begin to cruise the impressive emerald waters of Halong Bay. Enjoy lunch before stopping to explore the many secluded corners of the bay. In the evening, retreat to your private cabin, or relax on the main deck or at the bar.
Cruise: Bhaya Cruises or similar
Day 5: Halong Bay To Hue
Rise early to enjoy a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck, or choose to relax before feasting on a
delicious buffet brunch. After disembarkation, drive back to Hanoi for your onwards flight to the former imperial capital of Hue, situated on the banks of the Perfume River.
Hotel: Pilgrimage Village Boutique Resort & Spa or similar
Day 6: Hue to Hoi An
Explore Hue city’s sites including Emperor Tu Duc’s elaborate tomb, Imperial Palace, the Ancient Citadel and Thien Mu Pagoda. From Hue, drive to Hoi An. This beloved ancient town will steal your heart with its breathtaking landscapes, unique culture and friendly locals.
Hotel: Hoi An Silk Marina Resort & Spa or similar, 2 nights
7: Hoi An
Visit the technicolour Tam Thanh village that explodes with colour around every corner. Experience local life with a visit to the Thanh Dong Organic Farm and learn the traditional farming methods adopted by this village. Chat with the local farmers, take part in farming activities and gain a deeper understanding into the farm-to-table concept with ingredients for their meals harvested directly from the farm. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided walking tour to some of the main sites of Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An to Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels
After breakfast, take a short drive to Danang to fly to Saigon. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in. This afternoon continue your journey to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover the vast network of underground tunnels and their importance during the war. Return to Saigon and spend the evening at leisure.
Hotel: The Hotel Equatorial or similar
Day 9: Saigon to Can Tho – Mekong Delta
From Saigon, travel south to the Mekong Delta and experience the vibrant scenes and rural villages of Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’. Further explore the vast maze of rivers, canals and islands and the riverside villages as you make your way to Can Tho, the main city of the Mekong Delta.
Hotel: TTC Hotel Premium
Day 10: Can Tho to Saigon
Rise early to marvel at the vibrant scenes with a trip to visit the floating markets. Enjoy the leisurely boat trip along the river and get a glimpse of life along the shore line and the busy market stalls. Return to Saigon by mid-afternoon for check in to your hotel. This evening, join your group for a farewell dinner.
Hotel: The Hotel Equatorial or similar
Day 11: Depart Saigon
Take part in a morning Saigon city guided walking tour. Uncover the rich history of this spirited city as you visit some of its main attractions – Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office,
the Reunification Palace and the Municipal Theatre just to name a few. Enjoy these last moments in Saigon before you transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|April: 05, 19||$2,955.00||$4,045.00|
|May: 03, 17, 31||$2,855.00||$3,845.00|
|June: 14, 28||$2,855.00||$3,845.00|
|July: 12, 26||$2,855.00||$3,845.00|
|August: 09, 23||$2,855.00||$3,845.00|
|September: 06, 20||$2,855.00||$3,845.00|
|November: 01, 15, 29||$2,955.00||$4,045.00|
|2021 Dates & Prices|
|January: 03, 17, 31||$2,955.00||$4,045.00|
|February: 14, 28||$2,955.00||$4,045.00|
|March: 14, 28||$2,955.00||$4,045.00|
|Meals:||10 Breakfasts, 1 Brunch, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & air-conditioned vehicle|
|Flight:||Air Ticket: Hanoi / Hue - Danang / Ho Chi Minh City|
|Rail:||Rail Ticket: Hue / Danang|
|Accommodation:||9 nights accommodation & 1 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.