Classic Vietnam

15 days

Indicative cost incl. flights:

 

£2,395pp
3 star & low season

£2,780pp
4 star & high season

£3,465pp
5 star & low season

 

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Day 1
Fly to Hanoi from the UK (flights from other destinations are also possible)
Day 2
Arrive to Hanoi and meet with your private driver and English-speaking guide. Transfer to your hotel, check in, freshen up and enjoy some time exploring the city at your own pace. This evening we have included tickets to a traditional Water Puppet Show in the city centre.
Day 3
Enjoy a day in Hanoi with a private guided city tour, where you can visit (amongst others) Ho Chi Minh's former home, the Temple of Literature, the Fine Arts Museum and end in the Old Quarter. We can also add in a visit to the Water Puppet Theatre or dinner at a local home for you.
Day 4
Transfer to Halong Bay (around 3-4 hours), where you will board your traditional Vietnamese junk for an overnight cruise around Halong Bay. Your cruise will include a range of sightseeing such as cave visits, private beaches, kayaking, squid fishing and cooking demos. Alternatively just sit back and relax on the deck and soak up the stunning views!
Day 5
Wake up to witness the sunrise over the bay and then continue the cruise, before docking at Haiphong and flying down to Central Vietnam. Transfer to your hotel in Hue to check in and enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 6
This morning enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Hue - visit the Imperial Citadel, enjoy a cyclo ride around the old city and visit the local markets. You can even add in a special cruise along the Perfume River.
Day 7
This morning continue by road to Hoi An, travelling over the famous Hai Van Pass. Arrive and enjoy a relaxed afternoon exploring the riverside town.
Day 8
Full day at leisure in Hoi An - relax on the beach, enjoy a spa treatment, add in a cooking class or take a half day snorkelling tour to the local islands off the coast
Day 9
Fly from Danang south to Saigon. This evening we have included a street food tour of the city - this can be enjoyed by vintage vespa to zip around the city or if you prefer to keep your feet on the ground, we can include this as a walking tour.
Day 10
Start your morning with a drive through the countryside to visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels. Here you can explore the underground tunnels and even try your skills firing an AK47! Afterwards, head back to the city and visit the War Remnants Museum and Presidential Palace before taking time to relax at your hotel or visit the local markets.
Day 11
Today you will enjoy a full day tour to the Mekong Delta - cycle around the narrow laneways like a local, cruise gently around local villages, taste delicious tropical fruits in the orchards and enjoy lunch Mekong style.
Day 12
This morning continue by road to Phan Thiet for your beach stay or take a morning flight to Phu Quoc or Con Dao Island - we can discuss beach options and ensure we pick the best option for you.
Day 13
Day at leisure relaxing on the beach.
Day 14
Second full day at leisure - explore the local sights or make the most of the sandy beaches for your last full day in Vietnam.
Day 15
Transfer back to Saigon this morning for your flight back to the UK.

Everything we do is tailor-made; our itineraries are just suggestions to give you an idea of what is possible. Please contact us so we can tailor the perfect holiday exclusively for you.

Vietnam explored comprehensively in just 2 weeks, with the main sights and experiences in Northern, Central and Southern Vietnam all featuring, including overnight on a junk in Halong Bay; the natural beauty of the north; tranquil Hoi An; the bustle of both Hanoi and Saigon; and a relaxing beach break to end your trip. This is the ideal holiday for those looking to fit in a quick break from work or a first time visit to Vietnam.

To extend the trip we can add in additional time on the beach, a visit to the Mai Chau Valley or Sapa or even add in a Mekong Delta overnight cruise or extend your time in Halong Bay. There are always lots of choices available, so please do contact us to discuss.

2 nights Hanoi – overnight cruise around Halong Bay (2 days/1 night, full board ) – 2 nights Hue – 2 nights Hoi An – 3 nights Saigon – 3 nights Beach Break (Choice of destinations available)


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