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Cruising the Red River
16 days from £4,475pp
Begin your trip in Hong Kong where east meets west.
Explore the charming Vietnamese capital Hanoi where the organised chaos is perfectly contrasted by the serene temples and beautiful lakes.
Embark on a river cruising adventure through lesser visited parts of Northern Vietnam.
Visit the hill tribes in the spectacular Mai Chau Valley.
Sail on the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Halong Bay.
- Hong Kong
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Hong Kong.
Day 2 Hong Kong
Day 3 Hong Kong
Day 4 Hong Kong
Day 5 Hanoi
An early rise today as you will make your way back to the airport in time for your morning flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival in Hanoi you will be greeted by an Audley representative and taken to your hotel. After settling in to your accommodation you will join a local blogger for a fascinating street food tour of Hanoi.
Day 6 On-board ship (Hanoi)
This morning you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to Hoa Binh where you will board the RV Angkor Pandaw. Disembarking Hoa Binh you will begin your adventure cruising down the Red River.
Day 7 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Wander ashore at Hoa Ha for your first stop at a typical riverside village and enjoy a day sailing downstream admiring the unspoilt beauty of the Da River.
Day 8 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Spend the day visiting numerous sites in and around Viet Tri including the UNESCO village of Duong Lam.
Day 9 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Day 10 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Day 11 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Arriving in Hanoi you will have the full day to explore the capital's many sites including Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, charming old quarter and the temple of literature.
Day 12 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Day 13 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Day 14 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Stop at Duc Tai village before anchoring in the bay surrounded by stunning limestone karst scenery and enjoying a BBQ in a secluded bay.
Day 15 On-board ship (Hanoi)
Day 16 International return flight
Hanoi , International return flight
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