Taste of Vietnam
Small group tour
8 days -
Discover the historic cities, verdant agriculture and glittering bays of Vietnam, and be captivated by the warmth of the people you meet. Uncover the history of Hanoi, the youthful excitement of Saigon and learn about the Cu Chi tunnels, before floating across Halong Bay on a boat.
- 6 nights hotel accommodation
- 1 night cruise accommodation
- breakfast daily
- 2 lunches and 2 dinners
- 2 internal flights within Asia
- transport in air-conditioned vehicles
- small group touring
- entrance fees
- Western tour leader based on a minimum of 7 travellers
- local English-speaking guides
- return transfers
Prices and Departures
Small Group Tour Itinerary
DAYS 1-2: SAIGON
On arrival in Saigon, transfer to your hotel. Get to know your tour leader and travelling companions during an evening tour briefing and welcome drinks. Learn about Vietnam's compelling military history at the Cu Chi tunnels before discovering Saigon as you stroll along Dong Khoi Street and see famous sites such as the Notre Dame Cathedral and War Remnants Museum.
Hotel: Northern Hotel
DAYS 3-4: HOI AN
Fly to Danang in Central Vietnam and drive to Hoi An. Abundant in history, wander the traditional houses and temples and the iconic Japanese Bridge of this charming town. In your free time, you may opt to join a fun cooking class, take a short bicycle ride to the beach, or visit one of the town's many tailors.
Hotel: Hoi An Historic Hotel
DAYS 5-8: HALONG BAY & HANOI
Take an early morning flight to Haiphong. Relax on the scenic drive to magical Halong Bay for an overnight cruise on a comfortable, private boat. Feast on the freshest seafood while cruising among the thousands of limestone islands. Continue on to Hanoi, and join a walking tour into the heart of the old quarter. Try some of Vietnam's unique fresh beer 'bia hoi' at one of Hanoi's local bia hoi establishments. A city tour includes Ho Chi Minh Quarter, the ancient Temple of Literature and 'Hanoi Hilton' prison. Enjoy a farewell dinner on your last night in the city. On your last day, enjoy free time until your departure transfer.
Hotel: Overnight boat
Hotel: Golden Lotus Luxury Hotel
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