Vietnam Like A Local

15 days

Indicative cost incl. flights:

 

£2,495pp

3 star & low season

£3,550pp

5 star & high season

 

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Day 1
Depart the UK for your overnight flight to Hanoi
Day 2
Arrive in Hanoi and enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. Our guides will be happy to recommend some local sightseeing for those arriving early, or we can happily book in some extra tours today.
Day 3
Morning city tour of Hanoi - visit Uncle Ho's resting place, his former residence, The Temple of Literature and the famous One Pillar Paogda. Spend the afternoon exploring the city further at your own pace. In the early evening head to the outer suburbs for a unique experience - dinner at the local home with a Vietnamese family
Day 4
Leave the city this morning for your next stop; Mai Chau. Discover a rare haven, surrounded by lush tribal villages and glistening paddy fields. Spend the afternoon exploring the valley with your guide before a cultural dance performance this evening
Day 5
Full day at your leisure in Mai Chau - enjoy cycling, light trekking, rock climbing and relaxation
Day 6
This morning continue to Ninh Binh to enjoy the scenic quintessence of Vietnam. Enjoy a private guided tour of Tam Coc & Hoa Lu, including time cruising on a local sampan or cycling through the countryside.
Day 7
After breakfast, transfer to Halong Bay for your overnight cruise. Board your junk boat and set sail to spend the night on the water. An essential element in any Vietnam holiday!
Day 8
After an unforgettable cruise, great food and excellent service, say goodbye to your crew and continue back to Hanoi. Freshen up at a local hotel and enjoy dinner before your next adventure; an overnight train ride to Hue.
Day 9
Arriving early into Hue, you will be met by your guide and taken to your hotel to check in and enjoy a delicious breakfast. Spend the rest of the morning at leisure before sightseeing in Hue. Visit the Imperial Citadel, the Royal Tombs to the Nguyen Emperors and enjoy a visit to a local market
Day 10
Morning drive to Hoi An over the Hai Van Pass. Make a stop along the way at the fishing village of Lang Co and check in to your hotel in Hoi An this afternoon. Spend the rest of the day exploring the ancient town with your private guide on an informative walking tour
Day 11
Full day at leisure to relax on the white sand beaches or add in another local tour - Hoi An has a lot to see!
Day 12
After breakfast, cycle through the rural backlanes to a traditional organic farm. Here you will learn how to tend to the crops like the locals, before a short cooking class. Enjoy the fruits of your labour and spend the rest of the day at your leisure in Hoi An
Day 13
Morning flight down South to the bustling city of Saigon. Take an afternoon tour of the Colonial sites with your private guide
Day 14
Full day excursion to the Mekong Delta. Cruise the tranquil backwaters, visit the floating markets and venture back on shore to explore the orchards, farms and local villages.
Day 15
Today you say goodbye to Vietnam and transfer to the airport for your departing 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.

Experience the incredible diversity of Vietnam, soaking up the local culture and getting your chance to live like a local on this unmissable 2 week tour. Trek through the valleys of Mai Chau to remote hill tribe villages, cruise around the breathtaking limestone karts of Halong Bay and learn to farm and cook like a local in the enchanting countryside of Hoi An. This popular holiday covers most of Vietnam’s attractions in just two weeks and offers you the chance to fly, cruise and travel by local train to get the very most out of your trip.

2 nights Hanoi – 2 nights Mai Chau – 1 night Ninh Binh – 1 nights cruise around Halong Bay – overnight train from Hanoi to Hue – 1 night Hue – 3 nights Hoi An – 2 nights Saigon


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