Stay in the most luxurious accommodation that Vietnam has to offer.
Explore the French influence in the bustling cities of Hanoi and Saigon.
Sample some of the country's renowned street food.
Take a scenic flight over Halong Bay before drifting among stunning limestone karst scenery on a traditional Vietnamese Junk.
Visit the charming old port town of Hoi An.
Relax on the secluded island of Con Dao with its beautiful beach.
- Halong Bay
- Hoi An
- Can Tho
- Con Dao Islands
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Day 1 Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi
This morning you will join a local blogger for a fascinating street food tour of Hanoi's eateries. After enjoying a plentiful brunch you will continue your tour by taking in some of the city's major sites including Ho Chi Minh's former home, the Temple of Literature (the first university in Hanoi) and perhaps the Fine Arts Museum which has a wonderful collection of art and sculpture.
Day 3 On-board ship (Halong Bay)
Hanoi , On-board ship
Today you will be collected from your hotel and taken to the airport in time for your scenic transfer to Halong Bay. Your seaplane flight will take around 40 minutes and is a spectacular way to see the UNESCO site. Upon arrival in Halong you can relax by the marina with a Vietnamese coffee before boarding your junk. This afternoon will be spent cruising through the bay, admiring the limestone Karst scenery and enjoying the luxurious hospitality on-board.
Day 4 Hoi An
A morning on board your boat today. Cruise back to port to disembark mid-morning. You will then be collected by your guide and driver and transferred overland to Hanoi for your afternoon flight to Danang. Upon arrival in Danang you will be greeted by an Audley representative and taken to the renowned Nam Hai Hotel.
Day 5 Hoi An
After a leisurely breakfast you will meet your guide for an insightful tour around Hoi An's old town. Here you can explore the shop-houses, temples and charming Japanese covered bridge. You may wish to further explore the town on your own or return to your beachside hotel for some relaxation.
Day 6 Hoi An
Today will start with a trip to Hoi An's bustling morning market where a local chef will introduce you to some of the key ingredients needed in order to create many of Vietnam's most admired dishes. After sourcing the ingredients you will accompany the chef back to the revered Red Bridge Cookery School. The afternoon will be spent cooking and sampling many Vietnamese favourites before returning to your hotel.
Day 7 Saigon
Drive to Danang Airport today for the short flight to Saigon in southern Vietnam. On arrival transfer to Ben Tre in the Mekong where you will board your private sampan, to enjoy a cruise through the charming Mekong Delta.
Day 8 Con Dao Islands
Continue cruising through the Delta this morning. Visit one of the wonderful floating markets, before disembarking and transferring to the airport for your flight to the Con Dao Archipelago. Upon arrival on Con Dao you will be greeted by a resort representative and taken to your hotel. The next few days will be spent enjoying the stunning location and the resort's abundant facilities.
Day 9 Con Dao Islands
Day 10 Con Dao Islands
Day 11 Con Dao Islands
Day 12 Saigon
This morning you will be taken back to the airport in time for your flight to Saigon. Upon arrival you will be greeted by an Audley representative and transferred to your city hotel via the Cu Chi tunnels. Here you will learn a little more about the Vietnam war and the guerrilla tactics of the Viet Cong. This evening will be free to enjoy at your own leisure.
Day 13 Saigon
Today you will enjoy a full day city tour of Saigon with your guide on hand to offer their own insight into everyday life in Vietnam. This evening you will embark on a fascinating discovery through the streets of Saigon on the back of a Vespa. You will enjoy tasty street food, local music and a wonderful atmosphere. This will be a memorable evening and a real highlight before travelling home.
Day 14 Return home
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