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EXPLORE VIETNAM

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Departure: Hồ Chí Minh
  • Ha Long Bay boat trip & kayaking
  • Sapa tour
  • Imperial Citadel, Pagoda & Tomb in Hue
  • Tour to Cu Chi Tunnels
  • English speaking local guides
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ITINERARY

Designed for true travellers who really want to get under the skin of Vietnam, Explore Vietnam takes in Vietnam’s most popular destinations and a few unexplored gems. Explore the rice terraces of Sapa and stay with a local family. Take a boutique cruise on Ha Long Bay. Wander the streets of chaotic Hanoi. Be charmed by the deep history of Hue. Wander the lantern lit streets of Hoi An. Meet the friendliest locals in Quy Nhon. Relax on the beach in Nha Trang. Visit the Alpine mountains of Da Lat and end it all in super cool metropolitan Saigon.

  • DAY 01

HANOI

Upon Arrival our Wide Eyed Tour Guide will be waiting for you at the airport ready to transfer you to your hotel. Spend the evening exploring Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

  • DAY 02

HA LONG BAY

Cruise through limestone formations and stay overnight in World Heritage site, Ha Long Bay.

  • DAY 03

TAKE THE TRAIN TO SAPA

Take the overnight train to Sapa. You’ll have your own private sleeper cabin with soft beds.

  • DAY 04

SAPA-TREK WITH THE TRIBES

A day of scenic trekking meeting friendly ethnic minority people along the way. Enjoy the hospitality of the Hmong with an overnight homestay.

  • DAY 05

SAPA

Free Day in Sapa to explore the fascinating shops and markets.

  • DAY 06

FREE DAY IN SAPA

Free day. Return to Hanoi by overnight train.

  • DAY 07

FREE DAY IN HANOI

Free day to explore Hanoi before boarding overnight train to Hue.

  • DAY 08

EXPLORE HISTORY SOAKED HUE

Visit the impressive Citadel and ancient royal tombs of Hue.

  • DAY 09

TRANSFER TO HOI AN

You will leave Hue and head south over the spectacular Hai Van Pass to lantern lit Hoi An. Spend the day walking through its old streets or getting measured for a tailor made suit.

  • DAY 10

FREE DAY IN HOI AN

Free day to enjoy Hoi An. If you are at a loose end why not try abseiling Marble Mountain, learn to cook Vietnamese food, take a guided cycling tour or do a spot of scuba or snorkelling.

  • DAY 11

FREE DAY IN QUY NHON

Quy Nhon is a beautiful and rarely visited town. The locals are curious and some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. Spend the day hanging out with locals or chilling on the beach.

  • DAY 12

TRANSFER TO NHA TRANG

A private car will transfer you to coastal resort city of Nha Trang. Feast on the local specialities or spend the day relaxing on its pristine beaches.

  • DAY 13

TAKE A CRUISE IN NHA TRANG

Relax whilst cruising around Nha Trang Bay, swim in the Eastern Sea and enjoy a seafood lunch.

  • DAY 14

TRANSFER TO DA LAT

A private car will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning and transfer you to your hotel in Da Lat. Spend the afternoon exploring this gorgeous French Built Mountain retreat.

  • DAY 15

FREE DAY IN PEACEFUL DA LAT

Take in the sights and mountain air of this former French hill station by foot or bicycle. If you like something a bit more organised we can arrange a trip to the waterfalls, guided bicycle tour or walking city tour.

  • DAY 16

TRANSFER TO SAIGON

In the morning a driver will pick you up and take you to Metropolitan Saigon. Spend the afternoon exploring Vietnam’s shopping Mecca.

  • DAY 17

EXPLORE THE CU CHI TUNNELS AND OLD SAIGON

A full day of tours. In the morning visit the Cu Chi Tunnels used by the Viet Cong to defeat American forces. In the afternoon take a city tour of Old Saigon.

  • DAY 18

DEPARTURE DAY

Departure day and time to say goodbye to your Vietnam Adventure. A private car will pick you up from your hotel and deliver you to the airport 3 hours before your flight.

 

DETAILS

Explore Vietnam is an 18 day trip for true travellers. You can travel at a relaxing pace from North to South taking in the most popular sites and a few unexplored treats all overland. You have plenty of free time at each location to explore however you want. If you want to add more activities just speak to your Personal Travel Assistant. Highlights of the trip include:

  • Staying with a local family in Sapa
  • A one night Ha Long Bay cruise
  • Visiting the impressive citadels and temples of Hue
  • Meeting Vietnam’s friendliest people in Quy Nhon
  • Exploring Vietnam’s city of eternal spring, Da Lat

 

Accommodation

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 the dates you travel. On this tour you will be staying :

  • 12 nights in 3 Star Hotels
  • 1 night in a Sapa homestay
  • 3 nights in an overnight train (Private Sleeper Cabin)
  • 1 night on a boutique Ha Long Bay boat

If you’d prefer to stay in 4-5 star accommodation we can arrange an upgrade for you.

 

Inclusions
  • All transfers
  • Cu Chi Tunnels Tour
  • Hue city and temples tour
  • Sapa Tour
  • English Speaking guides
  • 17 Breakfasts, 4 lunches and 2 dinners

 

Swapping train travel for plane travel

Some portions of the trip including the journey from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay and Sapa need to be completed overland. For all the other journeys we can replace the train or car transfers with flights. Just get in touch with your Personal Travel Assistant for more info.

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$2440 AUD / $2695 NZD

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