Highlights of Vietnam

Our Insider Experience

Discover the unique history and culture of Hanoi, Vietnam‘s Capital as you walk the busy streets and alleyways of the Old Quarter. Cruise the waters of Halong Bay on a traditional junk boat. Take in the stunning scenery and feast on fresh local seafood. Take in the stunning coastal vistas and lush countryside scenery on your drive from Hue to Hoi An. Be charmed by Hoi An, with its antiquated streets and unique insight into traditional Vietnamese life. Explore the Mekong Delta and experience the vibrant scenes and rural villages of Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’.

From GBP £ 1,296

Tour Details

Specification: Highlights of Vietnam

Duration

9 Days

Departure

Every Wednesday

Group Size

16 (Maximum)

Tour Type

Small Group Journey

Trip Grading

Easy

Breakfast

Daily Breakfast

Meals

2 Dinners, 4 Lunches

Hotel

3 – 4 Star Hotels

Price

Per Person in Double Room

On arrival in Hanoi, transfer to your hotel and enjoy free time until your tour briefing and welcome drinks with your fellow travellers.
Spend the day discovering Hanoi’s must-visit sites including the infamous Hoa Lo Prison, also known as the “Hanoi Hilton Prison”. 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. Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea before you continue your exploration of the Ho Chi Minh Quarter, the Hanoi Opera House, and a stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake.

Drive past scenes of traditional rural life as you travel from Hanoi to Halong City, the gateway to Halong Bay. On arrival, board a well-appointed junk boat, enjoy a delicious lunch and begin cruising among some of the 3,000 islands which rise from the sea. In the evening, retreat to your private cabin, or relax on the main deck or at the bar.

Take part in a sunrise Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck before enjoying brunch on board. Cruise back to port to disembark. Drive to Hanoi airport where you will fly to the former imperial capital of Hue. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check in and an afternoon at leisure.
Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s sites including Emperor Tu Duc’s elaborate tomb, Imperial Palace, Citadel and Thien Mu Pagoda. From Hue, drive to Hoi An, admiring some of Vietnam’s most stunning scenery along the way. On arrival in Hoi An, check into your hotel and enjoy an afternoon of independent exploration.
Visit the technicolour Tam Thanh village. With amazing artworks covering the walls, streets and alleyways, this once sleepy corner of Hoi An is brought back to life. Visit Thanh Dong Organic Farm, learning the traditional farming methods adopted by this village. Chat with the local farmers and take part in the farming activities. In the afternoon, take a walking tour to discover the mix of Chinese, Japanese and French influenced architecture.
Drive to Danang before flying to Saigon, Vietnam’s commercial capital. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in. Take a moment to freshen up before your journey continues to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover the network of underground tunnels while learning about their role in the Vietnam War. Return to Saigon and spend the remainder of day at leisure.
Venture to the Mekong Delta and spend the day exploring the many palm fringed canals, local temples and markets. Enjoy a delicious lunch made from locally harvested produce. On your return drive to Saigon, stop by a Cao Dai temple with its spectacular architecture and vivid colours. Arrive back to Saigon to join your group for a farewell dinner.
After breakfast, enjoy a guided walking tour of Saigon. Wander along Dong Khoi Street, admire the grand architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral, stop at the Reunification Palace, and get lost amongst the many stalls and vendors within Benh Thanh Markets. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

What´s included

Excluded

Departure Dates and Rates

2022START DAYPRICE TWIN ROOMPRICE SINGLE ROOMPROMO
April61,3541,839
201,3541,839
May41,2961,725
181,2961,725
June11,2961,725
81,2961,725
151,2961,725
221,2961,725
291,2961,725
July71,2961,725
141,2961,725
211,2961,725
281,2961,725
August31,2961,725
101,2961,725
171,2961,725
241,2961,725
311,2961,725
September71,2961,725
141,2961,725
211,2961,725
281,2961,725
October51,3541,839
121,3541,839
191,3541,839
261,3541,839
November21,3541,839
91,3541,839
161,3541,839
231,3541,839
301,3541,839
December71,3541,839
141,3541,839
211,3541,839
281,3541,839
2023START DAYPRICE TWIN ROOMPRICE SINGLE ROOMPROMO
January41,3541,839
111,3541,839
181,3541,839
251,3541,839
February11,3541,839
81,3541,839
151,3541,839
221,3541,839
March11,3541,839
81,3541,839
151,3541,839
221,3541,839
291,3541,839

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