Vietnam Express

9 days

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Day 1
Fly overnight from London to Hanoi.
Day 2
Arrive in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi. The remainder of the day is at leisure, recuperating after your international flights. For early arrivals we highly recommend an evening street food tour to introduce you to the wonderful local cuisine.
Day 3
Full day city tour of Hanoi, including a visit to the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, the Temple of Literature and one of the city's excellent museums - the recently-opened Ethnology Museum or the Women's Museum. Spend the afternoon exploring the Old Quarter before an evening performance of a traditional Water Puppet Show.
Day 4
Leave Hanoi early this morning for the short drive to Halong Bay, where you board a traditional junk for an overnight cruise. You will have opportunity to disembark and explore the remarkable floating fishing villages, spend some time on a hidden beach or even learn how to fish for squid!
Day 5
A leisurely morning of cruising through Halong Bay brings you back to the harbour in late morning. Drive back to Hanoi for a flight south to Hoi An in the late afternoon. Spend the evening at your leisure.
Day 6
Full day in Hoi An, with a walking tour in the morning. The afternoon at leisure - you may choose to head out to the Cham ruins at My Son or simply spend time on the beach.
Day 7
Fly down to Saigon and spend the afternoon on a private city tour in Saigon, to include the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Catherdral, Ben Thanh Market and Rue Catinat.
Day 8
Spend a full day in the Mekong Delta, taking a cruise from Cai Be to Can Tho. Spend your final evening in Saigon enjoying drinks at a rooftop bar for magical city views.
Day 9
Depart Saigon in the morning or afternoon 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.

The perfect 9-day tour, covering the highlights of Vietnam yet still offering plenty of time for you to soak up the local atmosphere in each place visited. Your private guide will be sure to keep things flexible and ensure you get the most out of this express trip around the country!
This compact itinerary manages to include an overnight cruise on Halong Bay, picture-perfect Hoi An, a river cruise in the Mekong Delta and time in both Saigon & Hanoi.

2 nights Hanoi – overnight cruise around Halong Bay/Bai Tu Long Bay (2 days/1 night) – 2 nights Hoi An – 2 nights Saigon

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