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The holiday season is here and it is time for you to explore the great big world out there. On your next vacation, head for an exciting vacation stay in Vietnam with your friends and family! 

Travelling from the North to the South of Vietnam, this tour brings to life the unique and distinctive culture of Vietnam, right from its buzzing cities, world-class cuisine, dramatic landscapes and rich biodiversity. 

The capital city of Hanoi up north with its enduring French colonial legacy will amaze you, evident in its graceful boulevards, to Ho Chi Minh City’s crispy baguettes and coffee culture that you will find on every street corner will provide you with an unforgettable experience. 

Between the two big cities, you will witness a quintessential Vietnam in the central provinces; the historic old port of Hoi An, the royal tombs, pagodas and imperial cuisine of Hue. 

The tour will take you right  into the heart of Vietnamese culture and lifestyle, astounding the traveller in you with the fascinating architecture and history as you journey along.




Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrival in Hanoi

    Your adventure begins at the joining hotel in time for dinner. After which your tour leader will brief you about the various aspects of the tour.

  • Day 2 -

    Explore Hanoi City, Vietnam’s ‘Paris of the Orient’

    Rich in cultural and political history, Hanoi is referred to as the ‘Paris of the Orient', owing to its wide, tree-lined boulevards and peppering of lakes and parks. Your day today through its illustrious past – captivated not only by French colonial legacy but also a strong Indo Chinese influence in its architecture and style. Towards the end of the day you might get a chance to indulge in some shopping at the old quarter.

  • Day 3 -

    Explore local countryside, Sampan ride in Cave complex, drive to Ninh Binh

    Today our exploration kick starts with a leisurely bike ride (5kms) through the rice paddy fields, small villages and markets to visit a local farming village. Here you will get a chance to interact with a traditional family as well as learn a few tricks of their delicious culinary art while helping them prepare lunch for us. After enjoying our lunch with the family you will take a Sampan ride to the But Cave Complex where you would get to explore the dry as well as the water caves. You will finish our day with a short drive to Ninh Binh.

  • Day 4 -

    Journey from Ninh Binh to Ha Long Bay, board our Junk

    Continuing east you will drive our way to one of the most spectacular settings in South East Asia – Halong Bay. More than 2000 limestone islands rise from the emerald waters of the bay like the scales of some great submerged dragon and you have a vision of breathtaking beauty. Aboard a junk, you will cruise among the hundreds of islets of the bay and drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic peaks rising out of the sea.

  • Day 5 -

    Halong translates into ‘where the dragon descends into the sea’, and legend claims the islands of Halong Bay were created by a great dragon from the mountains. As it charged towards the coast, its flailing tail gouged out valleys and crevasses. When it finally plunged into the sea, the area filled with water, leaving only the pinnacles visible. The morning sees us exploring further the magnificent limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf. Upon arrival you will drive back to Hanoi for our overnight train journey to Hue.

  • Day 6 -

    Explore the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue

    Once in Hue you will spend our time in a relaxed way exploring this former imperial capital of Vietnam. The city has much to offer in terms of its tranquil settings and bustling streets. The Perfume River which adds to the charm of the city offers breathtaking views of Ngu Binh Mountain across it. You have the option to cruise upstream on the peaceful Perfume River, enjoy an evening dragon boat ride o the river along with a visit to the elegant Thien Mu Pagoda on its riverbank.

  • Day 7 -

    Beautiful drive from Hue to Hoi An, visit Hoi An, a world heritage site

    Travelling by bus through the spectacular Hai Van Pass and the picture perfect village of Lang Co, you shall head to South East Asia’s major international ports of its time. The coastal drive traversing the mountainous pass is truly one of the most beautiful drives in Vietnam. Much of Hoi An has been beautifully restored and preserved and even today retains the feel of centuries past. A World Heritage Site, it is truly one of Vietnam’s most graceful and delightful towns. You will set off on a walking tour of the old town to see for ourselves the reasons which make it such a special place to visit. For those of us fond of traditional art work the bustling markets are filled with original paintings, handcrafted woodwork, ceramics, embroidery, lanterns and much more.

  • Day 8 -

    Fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh, explore local markets and area

    Being full from all the delicious spring rolls and after having a delightful sleep in this old port town its finally time to head to the dynamic city of Ho Chi Minh. Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a mesmerizing city. The old and new have blended in a charismatic way to give the city a fascinating character. The French influence is evident in the scattered cafes selling baguettes and coffees in abundance. Experience its city life on the busy streets lined with shops, stalls and vendors selling a large variety of items. Walk through the narrow back alleys to get up close to the local residential areas and the authentic local markets.

  • Day 9 -

    Journey by bus, boat and bike to Mekong river, overnight with local famil

    Leaving the city behind you will head to explore the serene countryside by the Mekong River. Your journey today shifts from buses to bicycles to boats to finally get to our destination which is a remote island off the river. You can get this unique opportunity to immerse ourselves in the life of a local Vietnamese family and learn more about their culture and lifestyle in the Mekong region.

  • Day 10 -

    Location Ho Chi MinhDuration 11 Days Departure Mumbai90,000From85,000Per Person Send Enquiry Book Now Supplier Fulfilled OVERVIEWHIGHLIGHTSFACTSGUIDELINESREVIEWSDates Overview The holiday season is here and it is time for you to explore the great big world out there. On your next vacation, head for an exciting vacation stay in Vietnam with your friends and family! Travelling from the North to the South of Vietnam, this tour brings to life the unique and distinctive culture of Vietnam, right from its buzzing cities, world-class cuisine, dramatic landscapes and rich biodiversity. The capital city of Hanoi up north with its enduring French colonial legacy will amaze you, evident in its graceful boulevards, to Ho Chi Minh City’s crispy baguettes and coffee culture that you will find on every street corner will provide you with an unforgettable experience. Between the two big cities, you will witness a quintessential Vietnam in the central provinces; the historic old port of Hoi An, the royal tombs, pagodas and imperial cuisine of Hue. The tour will take you right into the heart of Vietnamese culture and lifestyle, astounding the traveller in you with the fascinating architecture and history as you journey along. Meal Types: All breakfasts are included in the tour price. There are options for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian at each of the destinations. 3 lunches and 2 dinners Accommodation Types: Types of hotels vary from standard hotels to comfortable resorts, with a homestay and an overnight train included. All bookings are done on a twin share basis, members of same sex share rooms with each other, unless booking as a couple. Transportation Types: Private mini vans, Boats and on Foot Activities: Cultural exploration, easy walks and hikes, boat cruise, bike rides, Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate Short Itinerary Day 01 – Arrival in Hanoi Day 02 – Explore Hanoi City, Vietnam’s ‘Paris of the Orient’ Day 03 – Explore local countryside, Sampan ride in Cave complex, drive to Ninh Binh Day 04 – Journey from Ninh Binh to Ha Long Bay Day 05 – Explore peaks of Ha Long Bay, drive to Hanoi for overnight train to Hue Day 06 – Explore the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue Day 07 – Beautiful drive from Hue to Hoi An, visit Hoi An, a world heritage site Day 08 – Fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh, explore local markets and area Day 09 – Journey by bus, boat and bike to Mekong River, overnight with local family Day 10 – Explore Mekong area by bike before returning to Ho Chi Minh Day 11 – Tour ends after Breakfast LONG ITINERARY Day 01: Arrival in Hanoi Your adventure begins at the joining hotel in time for dinner. After which your tour leader will brief you about the various aspects of the tour. Day 02: Explore Hanoi City, Vietnam’s ‘Paris of the Orient’ Rich in cultural and political history, Hanoi is referred to as the ‘Paris of the Orient', owing to its wide, tree-lined boulevards and peppering of lakes and parks. Your day today through its illustrious past – captivated not only by French colonial legacy but also a strong Indo Chinese influence in its architecture and style. Towards the end of the day you might get a chance to indulge in some shopping at the old quarter. Day 03: Explore local countryside, Sampan ride in Cave complex, drive to Ninh Binh Today our exploration kick starts with a leisurely bike ride (5kms) through the rice paddy fields, small villages and markets to visit a local farming village. Here you will get a chance to interact with a traditional family as well as learn a few tricks of their delicious culinary art while helping them prepare lunch for us. After enjoying our lunch with the family you will take a Sampan ride to the But Cave Complex where you would get to explore the dry as well as the water caves. You will finish our day with a short drive to Ninh Binh. Day 04: Journey from Ninh Binh to Ha Long Bay, board our Junk Continuing east you will drive our way to one of the most spectacular settings in South East Asia – Halong Bay. More than 2000 limestone islands rise from the emerald waters of the bay like the scales of some great submerged dragon and you have a vision of breathtaking beauty. Aboard a junk, you will cruise among the hundreds of islets of the bay and drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic peaks rising out of the sea. Day 05: Explore peaks of Ha Long Bay, drive to Hanoi for overnight train to Hue Halong translates into ‘where the dragon descends into the sea’, and legend claims the islands of Halong Bay were created by a great dragon from the mountains. As it charged towards the coast, its flailing tail gouged out valleys and crevasses. When it finally plunged into the sea, the area filled with water, leaving only the pinnacles visible. The morning sees us exploring further the magnificent limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf. Upon arrival you will drive back to Hanoi

    You will get back on your bike today for further exploration of the island, passing through the orchards, local market, schools and other small villages to witness more of life in this part of Vietnam. Later in the day, you will take a boat trip to Vinh Long to visit the town market before returning back to Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Day 11 -

    Tour ends after Breakfast

    Your adventure ends today after breakfast

Stay

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  • Types of hotels vary from standard hotels to comfortable resorts, with a home stay and an overnight train included.
  • 7
  • All bookings are done on a twin share basis, members of same sex share rooms with each other, unless booking as a couple.

Meal

    7
  • All breakfasts are included in the tour price.
  • 7
  • There are options for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian at each of the destinations.
  • 7
  • 3 lunches and 2 dinners

Activity

    7
  • Cultural exploration
  • 7
  • Easy walks and hikes
  • 7
  • Boat cruise
  • 7
  • Bike rides,

Transport

    7
  • Private mini vans, Boats and on Foot

Things To Carry

    7
  • Daybags
  • 7
  • Preferablyrucksacks or light suitcases
  • 7
  • BreathableRain Coat
  • 7
  • ThickSweater or Fleece Jacket
  • 7
  • Longtrousers for walks
  • 7
  • Waterbottle
  • 7
  • Swimwear
  • 7
  • Sunglasses
  • 7
  • Sunhats
  • 7
  • SmallTorch
  • 7
  • Sneakersor walking boots
  • 7
  • Sandals
  • 7
  • HandSanitizers
  • 7
  • 2Pin Round Plugs for charging electronics
  • 7
  • Cameras

Advisory

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  • Please note allbookings are done on a twin share basis, sharing rooms with people of the samesex or in couple if booked together. If you require SINGLE ROOM then pleasecontact us for availability.
  • 7
  • Minimum Number ofpeople is 3 for the tour. If minimum numbers are not met then the tourproviders reserve the right to cancel the tour.
  • 7
  • Customers will beinformed 2 months before the departure date if the minimum numbers are met ornot. In such cases, the customers will be offered the following alternatives –
  • 7
  • - Maximum groupsize of 12

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

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