This trip is ideal for the first-time visitor to Vietnam, using short flights and overland travel to take in all the highlights. In the north you visit the capital Hanoi, the Tonkinese Alps and Halong Bay before flying down to the centre and visiting Hue and Hoi An. A short flight takes you to Saigon, and the Mekong Delta for the end of your trip.
Explore the colourful hill-tribes of the Tonkinese Alps.
Drift among stunning limestone karst scenery on a traditional junk on Halong Bay.
Unearth Vietnam's modern and ancient history in imperial Hue.
Shop and relax in charming Hoi An.
Witness typical Vietnamese scenes whilst cruising through the Mekong Delta.
Explore the French influence in the bustling cities of Hanoi and Saigon.
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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.
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- Lao Cai
- Sapa and the Tonkinese Alps
- Halong Bay
- Hoi An
- Mekong Delta
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Day 1 Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi
Day 3 Hanoi
Day 4 Sapa and the Tonkinese Alps
Day 5 Sapa and the Tonkinese Alps
Day 6 Lao Cai
Drive back to Lao Cai today for your return train to Hanoi this evening. En route you will take a detour to one of the region's best markets - Lung Khau Nhin. This small market located near the Chinese border is very traditional and makes for some fantastic photo opportunities. Board your train this evening.
Day 7 Halong Bay
Day 8 Halong Bay
Day 9 Hue
Day 10 Hue
Day 11 Hoi An
Day 12 Hoi An
Day 13 Hoi An
Day 14 Saigon
Danang , Saigon
Day 15 Saigon
Day 16 Saigon
Discover this booming city where east meets west; stroll along the wide boulevards lined with original colonial buildings before venturing into the bustling Chinatown area of Cholon as part of your half-day city tour. You will also pass several other major sites such as the Notre Dame Cathedral and Reunification Palace.
Day 17 Return home
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