10 day escorted tour itinerary

A Journey Through Vietnam

Travel from north to south taking in the culture and beauty of Vietnam

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Explore French and Chinese heritage as well as cultural treasures such as Hoi An town and the Imperial Citdel of Hue. Stunning lakes can be found within busy cities and powdery beaches along the coastline of this mesmerising country are truly beautiful. Experience the rural life of villagers among the paddy fields and relax on an overnight boat trip in spectacular Halong Bay. With so many highlights to this itinerary it’s hard to choose our favourite. 2018/2019 Tour Departures Shared group basis departs every Wednesday from Hanoi Private basis departs daily from Hanoi

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Overnight cruise on the striking Halong Bay
  • Picturesque ancient town of Hoi An
  • Royal tombs in Hue
  • Cu Chi Tunnels just outside Ho Chi Minh City

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
10 days
Guide Price
£1,779 per person
Price based on
Based on 28 August 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with Vietnam Airlines, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing) including transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private or Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • International and domestic flights as detailed
  • Accommodation as detailed or similar in double or twin room with private facilities
  • Air conditioned transportation.
  • Services of an English speaking local driver/guide
  • Meals included as stated, mainly taken at local restaurants
Not included
  • Visa fees (until 30 June 2018 only British Nationals do not require a visa to enter Vietnam for tourist stays of up to 15 days)
  • Drinks at meals
  • Tips for the driver/guide
  • Hanoi

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore the Old Quarter
    • City Orientation tour
    • Optional dinner with a local family
    • Enjoy an evening walk from your hotel around West Lake
    • Architecture which is centuries old
  • Halong Bay

    Itinerary Highlights

    • An unforgettable UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Cruise among thousands of limestone formations
    • Early morning Tai Chi session on the sundeck
    • Overnight accommodation on a traditional Jasmine junk boat
    • Visit Sung Sot Caves
  • Hue

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Royal complex Imperial Citadel
    • Boat trip on the Perfume River
    • Visit Thien Mu Pagoda
    • Learn about the construction of previous Emperor Tu Duc's tomb
    • The capital city of Vietnam 150 years ago
  • Hoi An

    Itinerary Highlights

    • By road take the Hai Van Pass to get to Hoi An and see Non Nuoc Beach on the way
    • A quaint old town on the estuary of Thu Bon River
    • Colourful lanterns light the narrow streets at night
    • Leather goods and high quality tailor-made clothing available to purchase
    • Original wooden buildings throughout the town
  • Ho Chi Minh City

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See how the Vietnamese in this area protected themselves in the Cu Chi Tunnels
    • Walking tour of the city passing landmarks such as Notre Dame Cathedral
    • Lots of souvenirs for sales at Ben Thanh Market
    • Optional dinner cruise on the Saigon River
    • The largest city in Vietnam
  • Vietnam

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Floating market at Cai Rang
    • Enjoy a boat ride on the Mekong River
    • Visit a local house and try some tasty local delicacies
    • Observe local life along the river banks of the Mekong
    • Can Tho is made up of a network of small canals