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.
- Lao Cai
- Sapa & the Tonkinese Alps
- Halong Bay
- Hoi An
- Mekong Delta
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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
You have the day free to relax and explore this great city. Perhaps enjoy a walk around Hoan Kiem Lake or an amble around the Old Quarter with its narrow streets and small bustling markets.
Day 4 Hanoi
Day at leisure to continue exploring the bustling capital of Hanoi. This evening transfer to Hanoi's train station for your evening train to Lao Cai in the Tonkinese Alps.
Day 5 Sapa & the Tonkinese Alps
Day 6 Sapa & the Tonkinese Alps
Day 7 On-board train (Lao Cai)
Sapa & the Tonkinese Alps , On-board train
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 8 Halong Bay
On arrival freshen up and enjoy breakfast at a hotel in Hanoi before travelling out to Halong Bay. Enjoy two nights out in the UNESCO protected bay, drifting through the incredible limestone karst scenery on a traditional junk.
Day 9 Halong Bay
Day 10 Hue
A final morning on board your boat today. Disembark mid-morning for your return drive to Hanoi. Transfer to the airport for the short flight to Hue in central Vietnam. On arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 11 Hue
Day 12 Hoi An
Day 13 Hoi An
Day 14 Hoi An
Day 15 Saigon
Danang , Saigon
This morning it is an early start as you fly down from Danang to Saigon to head straight through to Cai Be in the Mekong Delta to embark on your cruise through the region. Enjoy great food on board as you learn more about the "Nine Dragon River" en route.
Day 16 Saigon
It is an early start this morning for day two of your Bassac Boat tour. Experience the famous Cai Rang floating market at its busiest. Disembarking the boat around midday, enjoy a leisurely return journey back up to Saigon for the evening.
Day 17 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 18 International return flight
Saigon , International return flight
Day 19 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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