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Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi, Vietnam
Limestone karst, Halong Bay
Thai Chi, Bhaya Classic
Tu Duc Tomb, Hue
Hoi An, Vietnam
Chu Chi Tunnel
Busy Street in Ho Chi Minh City

Highlights of Vietnam

9 day Small Group Tour – from £1225

With flights from £2105

Immerse yourself in the history, culture and natural beauty of Vietnam of this expert led, small group tour from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

Highlights:
  • Explore the bustling streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Enjoy a overnight cruise on the mystical Halong Bay
  • Discover the fascinating ancient towns of Hue and Hoi An
  • Journey through the waterways of the Mekong Delta
  • Explore the city sights of Ho Chi Minh City and visit the Cu Chi Tunnels

Your Itinerary

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You can customise your holiday by adding extra nights or destinations before or after your Vietnam tour. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Day 1 – Welcome to Hanoi

Welcome to Vietnam! On arrival in Hanoi, a transfer will take you to your hotel. Enjoy…

Welcome to Vietnam! On arrival in Hanoi, a transfer will take you to your hotel. Enjoy some free time until your tour briefing and welcome drinks with your fellow travellers.

    Welcome drinks
Hanoi, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi, Vietnam

Day 2 – Hanoi

Spend the day discovering Hanoi’s must-visit sites including the infamous Hoa Lo Prison, also known as…

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.

    Breakfast and lunch
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi, Vietnam
Limestone karst, Halong Bay

Day 3 – Hanoi to Halong Bay

Drive past scenes of traditional rural life as you travel from Hanoi to Halong City, the…

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.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Limestone karst, Halong Bay
Thai Chi, Bhaya Classic

Day 4 – Halong Bay to Hue

Take part in a sunrise Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck before enjoying brunch on board….

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.

    Breakfast
Thai Chi, Bhaya Classic
Tu Duc Tomb, Hue

Day 5 – Hue to Hoi An

Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s sites including Emperor Tu Duc’s elaborate tomb, Imperial Palace,…

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.

    Breakfast
Tu Duc Tomb, Hue
Hoi An, Vietnam

Day 6 – Hoi An

Visit the technicolour Tam Thanh village. With amazing artworks covering the walls, streets and alleyways, this…

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.

    Breakfast
Hoi An, Vietnam
Chu Chi Tunnel

Day 7 – Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnels

Drive to Danang before flying to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s commercial capital. Upon arrival, transfer…

Drive to Danang before flying to Ho Chi Minh City, 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 Ho Chi Minh City and spend the remainder of day at leisure.

    Breakfast
Chu Chi Tunnel
Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Day 8 – Mekong Delta

Venture to the Mekong Delta and spend the day exploring the many palm fringed canals, local…

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 Ho Chi Minh City, stop by a Cao Dai temple with its spectacular architecture and vivid colours. Arrive back to Ho Chi Minh City to join your group for a farewell dinner.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Busy Street in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 9 – Farewell from Ho Chi Minh City

After breakfast, enjoy a guided walking tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Wander along Dong Khoi…

After breakfast, enjoy a guided walking tour of Ho Chi Minh City. 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.

    Breakfast
Busy Street in Ho Chi Minh City

Your Itinerary

You can customise your holiday by adding extra nights or destinations before or after your Vietnam tour. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Day 1

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Welcome to Hanoi

Welcome to Vietnam! On arrival in Hanoi, a transfer will take you to your hotel. Enjoy some free time until your tour briefing and welcome drinks with your fellow travellers.

    Welcome drinks
Hanoi, Vietnam

Day 2

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Hanoi

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.

    Breakfast and lunch
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi, Vietnam

Day 3

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Hanoi to Halong Bay

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.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Limestone karst, Halong Bay

Day 4

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Halong Bay to Hue

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.

    Breakfast
Thai Chi, Bhaya Classic

Day 5

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Hue to Hoi An

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.

    Breakfast
Tu Duc Tomb, Hue

Day 6

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Hoi An

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.

    Breakfast
Hoi An, Vietnam

Day 7

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Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnels

Drive to Danang before flying to Ho Chi Minh City, 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 Ho Chi Minh City and spend the remainder of day at leisure.

    Breakfast
Chu Chi Tunnel

Day 8

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Mekong Delta

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 Ho Chi Minh City, stop by a Cao Dai temple with its spectacular architecture and vivid colours. Arrive back to Ho Chi Minh City to join your group for a farewell dinner.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Day 9

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Farewell from Ho Chi Minh City

After breakfast, enjoy a guided walking tour of Ho Chi Minh City. 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.

    Breakfast
Busy Street in Ho Chi Minh City

This Tour Includes

7 nights hotel accommodation
Overnight Halong Bay cruise
Daily breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
All travel, with a maximum group size of 16
Expert local guides
Sightseeing and entrance fees
2 internal flights within Vietnam
Arrival and departure transfers

Departure Dates

Check for departure dates that suit you:

2024-04-17

2024-04-24

2024-05-01

2024-05-08

2024-05-15

2024-05-22

2024-05-29

2024-06-05

2024-06-12

2024-06-19

2024-06-26

2024-07-03

2024-07-10

2024-07-17

2024-07-24

2024-07-31

2024-08-07

2024-08-14

2024-08-21

2024-08-28

2024-09-04

2024-09-11

2024-09-18

2024-09-25

2024-10-02

2024-10-09

2024-10-16

2024-10-23

2024-10-30

2024-11-06

2024-11-13

2024-11-20

2024-11-27

2024-12-04

2024-12-11

2024-12-18

2024-12-25

2025-01-01

2025-01-08

2025-01-15

2025-01-22

2025-01-29

2025-02-05

2025-02-12

2025-02-19

2025-02-26

2025-03-05

2025-03-12

2025-03-19

2025-03-26

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Flights & More

With FREEDOM, you can book your Highlights of Vietnam small group tour and flights together, as an ATOL protected package. Our Travel Experts can find the best priced Economy, Premium or Business Class flights for you.

You can also personalise your holiday. Why not add:

  • Extra nights in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City before or after your tour
  • A beach stay in Phu Quoc or a Thai island
  • A Mekong River cruise to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat in Cambodia

Next Step

Please get in touch with our Asia Experts to start planning your holiday. You’ll have a single point of contact from your first enquiry through booking.

Highlights of Vietnam

9 day Small Group Tour – from £1225

With flights from £2105

All prices are per person, based on two sharing a double or twin room, and include meals where shown. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability.

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