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Best of Vietnam

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15 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
Transport
Transport
Train, local bus, air-conditioned bus, boat, cyclo, plane, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hotels (9 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts), junk boat (1 nt), basic family homestays (2 nts).
Staff
Staff
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

You will visit

HanoiAtoms/Icons/Arrow DestinationCreated with Sketch.Ho Chi Minh City

Trip Comfort

Budget

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
From the intensity of Ho Chi Minh City's streets to spectacular rice terraces, travel the length of Vietnam and savour its natural, cultural, and historical delights. Meet the Hmong people and other minority villagers on a hilltribe excursion and sail into the photographic possibilities of beautiful Halong Bay. With the services of a Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and your accommodation and transport taken care of, this trip offers great value as it introduces the region’s main sights, providing plenty of flexibility so you can experience an adventure you'll never forget.
Best of Vietnam
Starts
Hanoi
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15 Days
Ends
Ho Chi Minh City

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Enjoy the water puppets show. Opt to visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house, Hoa Lo Prison and the Temple of Literature. Overnight train to Lao Cai.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Arrive in Sapa. Hilltribe village visit at Ta Phin, trek and homestay. Traditional meals with a local family.
  • Hilltribe village visit, trek and homestay. Traditional meals with a local family.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Return to Sapa after breakfast with host family. Transfer back to Hanoi.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Drive to Halong Bay for an overnight cruise on a junk boat which includes a seafood meal. Visit caves or an island lookout.
    Meals: LUNCH, DINNER
  • Breakfast aboard our junk boat. Return to Hanoi for free time before an overnight train to Hue.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Included tour of Tien Mu Pagoda and the Royal Tombs.
  • Travel the scenic Hai Van Pass (weather permitting) on the way to Hoi An.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a G Adventures-supported project. Afterwards enjoy free time, options include a cooking class, shopping at the tailors, riverboat cruise, bike riding, beach time or My Son ruins.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Use a full free day to explore more of this charming town.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and opt to take a bike tour of the city, visit the Reunification Palace, Thien Hau, or the Giac Vien pagodas.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Mekong Delta visit, boat ride and visit to traditional candy factories. Enjoy a local homestay and dinner with a Vietnamese family.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Option to visit War Remnants Museum, Colonial Quarter, or Ben Thanh Market.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
Trip ID: avbv