Deluxe option from US$3330* PP
Trip code: VDI-D-14 |
Group size: Max 16, Avg 12
START Saigon, Cu Chi Tunnels, Mekong Delta, Dalat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hue, Halong Bay Overnight Cruise, Hanoi FINISH
Discover more of Vietnam’s fascinating culture, charming locals and scrumptious food with a thorough exploration of this enticing country. Be engaged by living history and ancient relics in Hoi An and Hue, and the thriving culture of Saigon and Hanoi, then savor the luxury of time to unwind at Vietnam’s stunning beaches and the picturesque hill station of Dalat. Experience the complexity of the country from the bustling cities and rural villages, to the glistening beaches and soaring mountains.
DAYS 1-3: SAIGON & MEKONG DELTA
On arrival in Saigon, transfer to your hotel, in time for welcome drinks with the small group of new friends who will share this incredible journey. Stroll amongst the excitement of Saigon along Dong Khoi Street, the former Rue Catinat and uncover the historic Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum. The amazing Cu Chi tunnels will highlight the resilience of the Vietnamese people, and then unwind as you meander along the canals and shady lanes of the Mekong Delta.
Hotel: Caravelle Hotel
DAYS 4-5: NHA TRANG
Travel through the rustic villages and tea plantations of the Central Highlands, before descending to the coastal plains, passing remnants of the ancient Champa kingdom and arriving in Nha Trang in time to watch the sun slowly dip below the horizon over a few drinks. Relax on an island boat cruise and indulge in a sumptuous seafood feast and swim in the sparkling East Sea.
Hotel: Sheraton Nha Trang
DAY 6: NHA TRANG
A short flight brings you to the former French hill station of Dalat, a fascinating town of winding streets, colorful markets and abandoned French villas. Enjoy the cool mountain air and rural vistas on a cable car ride, and admire the faded Art Deco charm of the last emperor''s summer residence.
Hotel: Evason Ana Mandara Villas Dalat
DAYS 7-8: HOI AN
Fly to Danang in Central Vietnam and visit the city's famous Cham Museum before reaching Hoi An. Abundant in history, wander the traditional houses and temples and the iconic Japanese Bridge of this charming town. Enjoy some free time in Hoi An for shopping or discover the regions delectable cuisine with a fun cooking class.
Hotel: Victoria Beach Resort
DAY 9: HUE
Pass spectacular coastal scenery on your way to Hue. A laid-back modern city, the historic sites include the Citadel and elaborate emperors' tombs which reveal a complex and intriguing past.
Hotel: La Residence Hotel & Spa
DAYS 10-14: HALONG BAY & HANOI
Meet the deaf and mute workers at the Spiral Foundation in Hue and learn some local crafts before your flight to Hanoi in time for an evening water puppets performance. Enjoy the picturesque drive to Halong Bay for an overnight cruise amongst thousands of magical islands. Return to Hanoi and learn all about 'Uncle Ho' at his former home and mausoleum. Visit the ancient Temple of Literature and infamous 'Hanoi Hilton'. On your last day, enjoy free time until your departure transfer. Hotels: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Overnight Boat
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