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Vietnam Adventure

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An incredible 20 Day adventure, exploring Vietnam - from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi.
  • Product Code 47700
  • Holiday Type Pioneer Holidays, Sightseeing And Walking Holidays
  • Grade Grade 1
  • Holiday Duration Nights

Look just beneath the surface and you’ll discover the authentic Vietnam; a potpourri of beautiful landscapes and vibrant cities, striking coastlines, sandy beaches and welcoming locals. A Vietnam where ancient custom sits happily alongside the modern and where the street is still the heart of social life – colourful floating markets bobbing on the river, vendors selling local delicacies, the washing of laundry alongside the riverbank and market squares where gossip and tales are shared. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of Vietnam.

Our journey takes us from Ho Chi Minh City in the south to Hanoi in the north. From Ho Chi Minh City with its beautiful French colonial buildings, we’ll explore the Cu Chi tunnels used during the Vietnam War by the Viet Cong. We’ll also travel the waterways of the Mekong Delta and visit a floating market and some island villages. Da Lat, the former premier French Hill Station, is often called the City of Eternal Spring; from here we’ll ascend Lang Bian Mountain in the National Park. In Nha Trang we include a boat trip to one of the coastal islands for a relaxing day. Next stop is Hoi An, the first World Heritage area on our tour. Whilst there we also visit the UNESCO site of My Son.

We travel over the breath-taking Hai Van Pass to the Imperial City of Hue and take a trip on the Perfume River before continuing to the city of Hanoi where we have a full day sightseeing in the city. We move on to the attractive Mai Chau Valley to visit some of the local villages before moving on to Ninh Binh via Cuc Phuong National Park. Halong Bay is next, for an extensive cruise amongst the distinctive 3000 limestone islands and ‘stacks’ forming this quite remarkable scenic phenomenon. We then return to Hanoi for our last night.

Holiday Highlights

  • Ascending Lang Bian Mountain for spectacular views across Lanbiang National Park.
  • Cruising around Halong Bay amongst the natural wonders of limestone islands and grottos.
  • Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage jungle temple site of My Son.
  • Meeting local people in the villages around Hoa Binh.
The holiday inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this holiday Items that are covered in the cost of holiday price.

      Return flights Heathrow to Ho Chi Minh City returning Hanoi to Heathrow via Bangkok both ways (Thai International Airways).
      Airport transfers.
      All local travel and entrance fees.
      Half board accommodation and five lunches.
      Dinner taken in hotels and local restaurants.
      Local English speaking guides.
Whats not included in this holiday Items that are not covered in the cost of holiday price.

  • Entrance fees to some museums and historic buildings (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Insurance
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Travel Details

  • Arrival transfer by road (c30mins).
  • Flights: Heathrow-Ho Chi Minh City/ Hanoi-Heathrow via Bangkok both ways, Thai International Airways.        
  • UK add-on flights and/or upgrades are available on most flights. For scheduled flights Premium Economy, Business or First Class may be possible, please ask us for details and a competitive quote.
  • Visa is required.

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Perched on a private hill in Na Phon village, Mai Chau Ecolodge is located in the most wonderful, secluded spot, with a stunning backdrop of lush rice paddies and emerald mountains. The lodge has a large outdoor swimming pool with stunning views of the surrounding landscape, a panoramic restaurant and a spa.  

Rooms are airy and spacious and are equipped with air-conditioning unit, a minibar, telephone, hair dryer, daily complimentary water , a safe, tea and coffee making facilities, wifi internet, slippers and a bathrobe.

Royal Lotus Hotel Halong

Royal Lotus Hotel Halong has 147 elegant rooms with luxurious amenities and modern touches. The hotel facilities include an in-door Swimming Pool, Bai BuaThai Spa, Fitness Center, and the Sky Bar.

Sammy Dalat Hotel

The four star Sammy Dalat Hotel is located in the heart of Da Lat and within walking distance to the Cathedral of Da Lat and other tourist sights. Hotel facilities include multiple restaurants, a bar and lounge area, a coffee shop and snack bar and a spa tub.

Rooms are equipped with a TV, minibar, free wifi access and a bathrobe and slippers.

Emeralda resort, Ninh Binh

Emeralda resort Ninh Binh sits on the edge of the Van Long Nature Reserve - a primeval tropical forest. The resort is styled with traditional Vietnamese elements in architecture and furnishings, with natural materials used for construction and finishes, with local produce and ingredients combined to create memorable dining experiences. There are a total of 172 rooms, 3 restaurants and bar, the Spa La Cochinchine, and mini golf course.

Rooms are equipped with a TV, telephone, fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, free wifi access and a separate bathtub and shower, bathrobe and slippers.

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