Immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of Asia’s most vibrant destination. Our Best of Vietnam tour guides you through Vietnam’s three unique climates and cultures. This Vietnam holiday starts in the bustling streets of Hanoi, take a peaceful cruise through UNESCO World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay, marvel at the ancient history of Hue, shop for tailor made suits in lantern lit Hoi An, delve into river life on the Mekong, explore metropolitan Saigon and finish with a peek inside the Cu Chi tunnels.
ARRIVE IN HANOI
Welcome to your holiday to enjoy the best of Vietnam. Arriving at Noi Bai airport you will be transferred by car to your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
HA LONG BAY CRUISE
After a 4 hour journey we board our Ha Long Bay cruise boat to feast on a delicious seafood luncheon whilst cruising through some of the thousands of limestone karsts within this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site. Swim in the bay’s emerald waters, explore caves with incredible formations and spend the night enjoying the tranquility of Ha Long Bay.
We welcome the morning on our Ha Long Bay cruise boat with a session of Tai Chi on the deck and a leisurely breakfast before cruising to shore. Your evening is free to enjoy the excitement of Hanoi’s Old Quarter nightlife.
We depart Hanoi on an early morning flight to the historical city of Hue. Our full day tour of Hue includes a visit to the imperial citadel, an emperor’s tomb, the Tien Mu Pagoda and a delicious vegetarian lunch prepared by Buddhist nuns.
TRAVEL FROM HUE TO HOI AN
You will leave Hue and head south through coastal rice paddies, before taking the scenic mountainous route over the spectacular Hai Van Pass. In the afternoon, you will arrive at the once bustling river port of Hoi An.
HOI AN – FREE DAY
A free day in Hoi An, a shopping mecca which is famous for its tailoring with a huge variety of fabrics from which to choose. You can feast on the local seafood, relax on the beaches, do a Hoi An cooking class or take a My Son ancient ruins tour.
TRAVEL FROM HOI AN TO HO CHI MINH CITY
Free Day Another day in paradise to pick up the last of your tailoring and sneak in another massage.
HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNEL TOUR
A morning flight takes you to the economic hub of Vietnam. Spend your afternoon on an exciting half day excursion to the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels, which will leave you marveling at the tenacity and endurance of the Viet Cong.
HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA TOUR
This morning you travel south to enjoy a fascinating full day Mekong Delta tour where you will cruise the waterways to see a way of life that is dependent on the river for survival. Lunch is included.
HO CHI MINH CITY DEPARTURE DAY
It’s time to say goodbye. You’ll get a private transfer to the Tan Son Nhat airport.
All of our accommodation choices have been hand picked by our Vietnam Experts. We inspect each and every property to make sure it is the best available. On this tour you will be staying in:
If you’d like to stay in 4-5 star accommodation upgrades are available.
$1790 AUD / $1920 NZD