17 days from €4,500pp
Take in the stunning Tonkinese Alps with light treks around the mountain town of Sapa.
Stay overnight in the world's third largest known cave, Hang En in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
Drive through Mu Cang Chai, one of the most beautiful road journeys in Asia.
Visit the Rhododendron Falls in Bach Ma National Park.
Spend time in the UNESCO protected towns of Hue and Hoi An.
- Lao Cai
- Sapa & the Tonkinese Alps
- Mu Cang Chai
- Nghia Lo
- Dong Hoi
- Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
- Dong Hoi
- Hoi An
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Includes international flights from Ireland.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Hanoi.
Day 2 Hanoi
Day 3 Hanoi
Day 4 Hanoi
Day 5 Sapa & the Tonkinese Alps
Day 6 Sapa & the Tonkinese Alps
Day 7 Nghia Lo
Today you depart Sapa and drive south along one of the most scenic stretches of road in Asia to Mu Cang Chai. There will be ample opportunity to stop off en route before arriving at your simple homestay in Nghia Lo.
Day 8 Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
This morning you depart Nghia Lo and journey on to Hanoi and the airport for your flight south to Dong Hoi. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the edge of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park and your accommodation.
Day 9 Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
Today you start the six hour trek to Hang En, also known as Swallow Cave. The journey takes you through rural villages, rivers, and jungle to the end point and Hang En, the world's third largest known cave. Afternoon exploring the cave network you stay overnight in a tent.
Day 10 Dong Hoi
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park , Dong Hoi
This morning you will visit the Exit Cave before breakfast, then continue to explore the caves. You depart camp in the morning on the trek back to the main road. This afternoon you return to the coast for your accommodation where you can freshen up.
Day 11 Hue
Dong Hoi , Hue
Leaving Dong Hoi you continue south with your driver to the old capital of Hue, arriving early afternoon. Rest of the day at your own leisure.
Day 12 Hue
Day 13 Hoi An
Day 14 Hoi An
Day 15 Hoi An
Day 16 Saigon
Day 17 International return flight
Saigon , International return flight
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