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CAD5,765 Per person
12 days
Includes transfers
Includes activities
Includes hotels

This trip takes in the highlights of Central Vietnam and is ideal for a second time visitor, or for those looking for a shorter yet adventurous trip to the region. Starting in Hoi An you then follow the infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail through the ethnic villages of the area around Kon Tum and Buon Ma Thuot. Continuing south, you explore the former French hill retreat of Dalat before finishing in vibrant cosmopolitan Saigon.

Itinerary highlights

  • Experience the well preserved shop houses and cobbled streets of Hoi An.

  • Travel along the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

  • Visit the traditional 'Rong' houses of Kon Tum.

  • Observe the faded colonial grandeur of Dalat.

  • Take in Saigon after dark on a unique Vespa tour.

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Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Vietnam. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.

  • Your trip will be unique
  • We work to your interests and budget
  • Advice from first-hand expertise
  • Singapore
  • Danang
  • Hoi An
  • Kon Tum
  • Buon Ma Thuot
  • Dalat
  • Saigon

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Day 1 Singapore


On arrival in Singapore you will be met by your driver and transferred to your centrally located hotel in this vibrant cosmopolitan city.

Day 2 Hoi An

Singapore , Danang , Hoi An

Fly to Danang in Central Vietnam. On arrival you will be met by your private guide and transferred the short distance to the quaint UNESCO heritage riverside town of Hoi An.

Day 3 Hoi An

Hoi An

Full day exploring historic Hoi An including a visit to My Son, home to the grandest Cham ruins in Vietnam.

Day 4 Hoi An

Hoi An

Full day at leisure to explore Hoi An at your own pace or spend a day on lovely Cao Dai beach.

Day 5 Kon Tum

Hoi An , Kon Tum

Leaving Hoi An, travel inland to join the Ho Chi Minh Trail to Kon Tum stopping at Ngoc Hoi for lunch.

Day 6 Kon Tum

Kon Tum

Full day exploring Kon Tum and the surrounding area including village visits, some light trekking and a tour of the town itself.

Day 7 Buon Ma Thuot

Kon Tum , Buon Ma Thuot

Drive to Buon Ma Thuot, via Pleiku, famous for its battlefields during the Vietnam War.

Day 8 Dalat

Buon Ma Thuot , Dalat

Perhaps visit the excellent Ethnology Museum this morning. Continue your journey south through the central highlands, passing through spectacular mountain scenery, to the former French colonial hill station of Dalat for an afternoon exploring this quirky town.

Day 9 Dalat


A second day enjoying trekking and around Tuyen Lam Lake. Enjoy the stunning mountain views and serene lakes.

Day 10 Saigon

Dalat , Saigon

Leave Dalat today, heading on to Saigon as you leave the hill station and continue south.

Day 11 Saigon


Full day in Saigon where you can visit the infamous underground network of tunnels at Cu Chi and the main historical and cultural attractions of this buzzing metropolis. In the evening you will have a wonderful opportunity to discover Saigon away front the tourist traps, all done on the back of a Vespa moped ably driven by your driver. You will explore food halls, cafes and music bars that most visitors don't even know exists. A truly authentic experience.

Day 12 Return home


A final day to relax before you return to the airport in the evening for your onward flight.

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Hoi An
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