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Hanoi’s beautiful colonial streets and Water Puppet performance
* Boat cruise in spectacular Halong Bay
* Imperial city of Hue
* The historical trading town of Hoi An
* The beach resort city of Nha Trang
* The dynamic and vibrant city of Saigon and the tunnels of Cu Chi.
* Homestay on the quiet backwaters of Mekong Delta
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With its graceful boulevards,
tranquil lakeside parks, colourful markets and misty
atmosphere, Hanoi evokes a certain timelessness. Soak it up
on a cyclo ride around town, or rise early to join a morning
tai chi session at Hoan Kiem Lake.
2-3 Halong Bay junk overnight
Step on to the wonderful sailing
junk, enjoy a sumptuous lunch while cruising amongst the
majestic limestone karsts of Halong Bay. Spend the day
swimming, soaking up the sun on the upper deck or trying
your hand a kayaking.
4 Hanoi sight seeing
Further exploration of the capital
city with Ho Chi Minh complex and Old Quarter, savour some
traditional northern fare and a performance of Vietnam's
famous water puppets.
The former imperial capital of Hue
is a quiet city renowned for its magnificent architecture.
Take a tour through the Citadel, royal tombs, pagodas and
temples, many of which were built during the reign of the
7-8 Hoi An
This is one of the most captivating
towns along the coast. Take a scenic bike ride down to Cua
Dai beach, take a Vietnamese cooking lesson or get a whole
new wardrobe tailored - including the shoes!.
9-11 Nha Trang
Laze on the golden beaches among
swaying palms, enjoy deep blue water and scrumptious seafood
on board a converted fishing boat. Cruise past islands and
stop off now and then for a dip in the South China Sea.
12 Sai Gon (Ho Chi Minh City)
With a population of approximately 6
million, Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam.
The huge number of people rushing about their daily business
gives Ho Chi Minh City a vital and dynamic atmosphere.
13-14 Mekong Delta Homestay and Cu Chi Tunnels
A venture down to the Cu Chi Tunnels
followed by a cruise in the Mekong Delta, a maze of islands
and rivers where there are no cars and the only form of
transport is by sampan. Explore the area in our own boat,
past floating markets and friendly villages and spend the
night in a local house.
15 Sai Gon
From ancient pagodas to the former
Presidential Palace and Chinatown markets, there is plenty
of contrast and history in this fabulous city. Explore more
and practice bargaining in the markets or cruise down the
Saigon River before our 'last supper' at one of the city's
If you're looking for something different (perhaps group travel isn't for you), an Independent adventure could be just the thing. These private itineraries will take you to a new level of personal experience and self discovery. Transport and accommodation are provided and to give you maximum flexibility, inclusions vary from trip to trip - please check the trip notes for full details.
N/A as this trip is on
a private basis.
10 nights hotel, 1
night homestay, 2 nights sleeper train, 1 night on board junk
Reunification Express train
Hai Au Hotel
Que Huong Hotel
Ho Chi Minh City:
Long 1 Hotel
Ha Noi – Ha Long:
coach or minibus
Ha Noi – Hue:
Hue – Hoi An:
coach or minibus
Hoi An – Nha Trang:
Nha Trang – Sai Gon: night
Sai Gon – Mekong delta – Cu Chi tunnels:
coach or minibus and boat
• Accommodation with daily breakfasts
• Extra meals as per the itinerary
• All transfers and transportation as dedicated in the
• Tours and excursions as described in the program
• Local English speaking tour guide
• Entrance fees and permits where applicable during guided
• International flights and visas
• Pre & post trip arrangements
• Transfers beyond the itinerary
• Entrance fees and permits during free time
• Travel insurance (compulsory)
• Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary
• Tips and gratuities
• Expenses of a personal nature such as bar bills, laundry
and telephone charges
• Other services not clearly described in the program
cost: US $1355 per person in the party of 2