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Vietnam Insights

11 day Small Group Tour - from £1395

With flights from £2145

Head south through Vietnam exploring some of the true natural beauties the country has to offer, including Ninh Binh, Halong Bay, Hoi An and more.

Highlights:

  • Enjoy a overnight cruise on the mystical Halong Bay
  • Explore the city sights and visit the Cu Chi Tunnels in Saigon
  • Discover the fascinating ancient towns of Hue and Hoi An
  • Marvel at the stunning landscapes of Ninh Binh
  • Journey through the waterways of the Mekong Delta
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Hanoi

On arrival in Hanoi, transfer to your hotel and enjoy free time until your tour briefing and welcome drinks with your fellow travellers.

Hotel: The Ann Hotel, Hanoi or similar

Day 2 – Hanoi

Spend the day discovering Hanoi’s must-visit sites including the infamous Hoa Lo Prison and Don Xuan Market. 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 before stopping by Hoan Kiem Lake, situated in the heart of the city and enjoying a wonderful afternoon nearby.

Hotel: The Ann Hotel, Hanoi or similar
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3 – Ninh Binh

Drive from Hanoi to Ninh Binh. With its natural beauty, shadowed by the many jungle covered karsts, visit the vine-covered structures of Hoa Lu. Venture through the expansive network of caverns and grottos in Trang An, as you glide along in a paddle boat.

Boat: Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – Halong Bay

Drive from Ninh Binh to Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s stunning natural wonders. Board a beautifully appointed junk boat and begin to cruise the impressive emerald waters of Halong Bay. Enjoy lunch before stopping to explore the many secluded corners of the bay. In the evening, retreat to your private cabin, or relax on the main deck or at the bar.

Boat: Bhaya Cruises or similar
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 – Halong to Hue

Rise early to enjoy a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck, or choose to relax before feasting on a delicious buffet brunch. After disembarkation, drive back to Hanoi for your onward flight to the former imperial capital of Hue, situated on the banks of the Perfume River.

Hotel: Pilgrimage Village, Hue or similar
Meals: Brunch

Day 6 - Hue

Explore Hue city’s sites including Emperor Tu Duc’s elaborate tomb, Imperial Palace, the Ancient Citadel and Thien Mu Pagoda. From Hue, drive to Hoi An. This beloved ancient town will steal your heart with its breathtaking landscapes, unique culture and friendly locals. This evening is free for you to explore Hoi An at leisure.

Hotel: Hoi An Silk Marina Resort, Hoi An or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 – Hoi An

Visit the technicolour Tam Thanh village that explodes with colour around every corner. Experience local life with a visit to the Thanh Dong Organic Farm and learn the traditional farming methods adopted by this village. Chat with the local farmers, take part in farming activities and gain a deeper understanding into the farm-to-table concept with ingredients for their meals harvested directly from the farm. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided walking tour to some of the main sites of Hoi An.

Hotel: Hoi An Silk Marina Resort & Spa, Hoi An or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 – Saigon & Cu Chi Tunnels

After breakfast, take a short drive to Danang to fly to Saigon. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check-in. This afternoon continue your journey to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover the vast network of underground tunnels and their importance during the war. Return to Saigon and spend the evening at leisure.

Hotel: The Hotel Equatorial, Saigon or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 - Mekong Delta

From Saigon, travel south to the Mekong Delta and experience the vibrant scenes and rural villages of Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’. Further explore the vast maze of rivers, canals and islands and the riverside villages as you make your way to Can Tho, the main city of the Mekong Delta.

Hotel: TTC Hotel Premium Can Tho or similar
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 10 – Can Tho to Saigon

Rise early to marvel at the vibrant scenes with a trip to visit the floating markets. Enjoy the leisurely boat trip along the river and get a glimpse of life along the shore line and the busy market stalls. Return to Saigon by mid-afternoon for check in to your hotel. This evening, join your group for a farewell dinner.

Hotel: The Hotel Equatorial, Saigon or similar
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 11 - Saigon & Farewell

Take part in a morning Saigon city guided walking tour. Uncover the rich history of this spirited city as you visit some of its main attractions – Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, the Reunification Palace and the Municipal Theatre just to name a few. Enjoy these last moments in Saigon before you transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast

11 day Small Group Tour - from £1395

With flights from £2145

OPTIONS

  • Add extra nights in Hanoi and Saigon
  • Extend your holiday to include a relaxing beach stay
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin room, and include meals where shown. Talk to an Asia Expert for departure dates and availability.

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Your Touring Experience

Make friends along the way as you discover the sights and experience the culture of this fascinating region.

Your small group tour includes:

  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • Overnight cruise
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Max 16 passengers
  • Daily breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
  • 2 internal flights
  • Expert local guides

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Departure Dates

Check for departure dates that suit you:

2020-11-01

2020-11-15

2020-11-29

2020-12-13

2021-01-03

2021-01-17

2021-01-31

2021-02-14

2021-02-28

2021-03-14

2021-03-28

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