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- Visit some of southern Vietnam's most exciting and beautiful destinations on this amazing tour.
- Highlights include iconic Ho Chi Minh City, travelling through the Mekong Delta, visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels and a beach stay in Quy Nhon!
- Members have the choice of Deluxe or Luxury 4*/5* accommodation with exclusive extras at your beach stay.
- You may choose to extend your trip to the North of Vietnam, visiting impressive Ha Long Bay and marvellous Hanoi!
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Carefully selected by our experts especially for you
Your Destination —
There has never been a better time to go on a Vietnam holiday than now, as the country with a fascinating past warmly embraces its future as a significant player among international tourist destinations. When visiting Vietnam, you will discover a country that offers something for every holidaymaker. From the beaches of Quy Nhon, the hectic city life found in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the lush waterways of the Mekong, as well as the charms of Hanoi and the natural beauty of Halong Bay, a Vietnam holiday offers something for everyone, making it a truly unique travel experience.
Our Offer —
9-night Tour of Southern Vietnam in a Deluxe Hotel Category
9-night Tour of Southern Vietnam in a Luxury Hotel Category
10-night Tour of Southern Vietnam in a Deluxe Hotel Category
10-night Tour of Southern Vietnam in a Luxury Hotel Category
12-night tour of Vietnam & Northern Extension (Option 1 + extension) in a Deluxe Hotel Category
12-night tour of Vietnam & Northern Extension (Option 1 + extension) in a Luxury Hotel Category
13-night tour of Vietnam & Northern Extension (Option 2 + extension) in a Deluxe Hotel Category
13-night tour of Vietnam & Northern Extension (Option 2 + extension) in a Luxury Hotel Category
Your Itinerary In Brief —
Option 1: 9 nights
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Arrive
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City visits – Ben Tre – Cao Dai Temple
Day 4: Ben Tre visits – Can Tho
Day 5: Can Tho – Floating market – Ho Chi Minh
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City – Quy Nhon
Day 7 & 8: Quy Nhon
Day 9: Quy Nhon – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Depart
Option 2: 10 nights
Day 1-6: Same as Option 1
Day 7, 8, 9: Quy Nhon
Day 10: Quy Nhon – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City – Depart
Option 3: 13 nights
Day 1-8: Same as Option 1
Day 9: Quy Nhon – Hanoi
Day 10: Hanoi visits
Day 11: Hanoi – Ha Long
Day 12: Ha Long – Hanoi
Day 13: Hanoi – Depart
Option 4: 14 nights
Day 1-9: Same as Option 1
Day 10: Quy Nhon – Hanoi
Day 11: Hanoi visits
Day 12: Hanoi – Ha Long
Day 13: Ha Long – Hanoi
Day 14: Hanoi – Depart
Your Itinerary —
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Arrive
After a long flight to Vietnam, you will arrive into the hustle and bustle Ho Chi Minh City. Your guide will greet you at Tan Son Nhat International Airport then transfer you to the hotel in the city centre to check-in and relax for the rest of the day. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
After breakfast, meet your guide at 8 am and enjoy a 2-hour-drive north-west of Ho Chi Minh City to the Cu Chi tunnels, through the urbanised areas and lush southern Vietnamese countryside. The tunnel complex was dug in 1948 for the guerrillas to hide from French air and ground sweeps. It also served as communication routes as well as transporting food and weapon. The tunnels were also used as hospitals and living quarters for guerrilla fighters throughout the American war. Visit the underground villages to better understand the tunnels’ history, life in the tunnels and the Vietnamese’s resilience during the combats.
Return to the city centre for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Chinatown with Thien Hau Pagoda and the Fito Museum – a museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Have breakfast at your hotel then visit the Reunification Palace, the former residence of the Indochina Governor-General, and later President of the Republic of Southern Vietnam until the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. Continue to gaze over the Notre Dame Cathedral; Central Post Office and the last stop at the bustling Ben Thanh Market.
Check-out then have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, take a 2-hour drive to Ben Tre (located in the heart of Mekong Delta). Upon arrival, check-in your accommodation and relax a bit.
After that, your guide and driver will pick you up and drive you to a Cao Dai temple – a religious location which is a mixture of Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. Attend a prayer where the followers fill the hall wearing coloured robes. Overnight in Ben Tre.
After breakfast, check-out then take a boat trip on Ben Tre river – one of the tributaries of Mekong river, while sight-seeing lively activities along the river, such as fishing. Your first stop is at a brickwork factory to see how to make bricks traditionally by printing and baking. Continue to visit one of the coconut processing workshops located along the canal. Return to the boat and go through the natural scissor creeks to a village and see some local houses.
Take a motorised cart (tuk-tuk) or bicycle on the shady paths while you pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains. View the real life of the locals.
After lunch at a local restaurant, take a rowing boat along the beautiful palm creek before meeting up with the motorised boat and transfer back to the pier. Return to the hotel to get your luggage then take the car drive to Can Tho. You will arrive at your hotel after a 2-hour drive, check-in hotel and then enjoy free time at your own leisure. Overnight in Can Tho.
In the early morning, take a cruise along the small and picturesque tributaries by motorboat, where you will see the Cai Rang Floating Market. Look over the beautiful scenery and daily activities of the locals as they sell their products from their boats. Then you will go through a few villages to visit a rice shelling mill. Disembark at Ninh Kieu quay and continue to visit Ong Pagoda and a local market.
Travel back to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy lunch on the way. Arriving at your hotel in the afternoon, check-in to your accommodation spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Option 1: 9-night tour (4 night beach stay in Quy Nhon)
After breakfast, enjoy free time until your transfer to the airport for your flight to Quy Nhon. Upon arrival, you will be picked up by your driver then transferred to the resort to check-in. The rest of the day is at your own leisure. Overnight in Quy Nhon.
Day 7, 8: Quy Nhon (B)
After breakfast, enjoy free time on your own to relax or take advantage of the hotel's facilities. You will have the chance to discover the wild tropical coast of south-central Vietnam when staying at your hand-picked beautiful resorts. Overnight in Quy Nhon.
Day 9: Quy Nhon – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
After breakfast, you are free to enjoy time at leisure until meeting your driver for a transfer to the airport. You will then take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in the city centre and the remainder of the day is yours to explore. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Depart (B)
After breakfast, you have free time until you meet your driver for a transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
Option 2: 10-night tour (5 night beach stay in Quy Nhon)
After breakfast, enjoy free time until you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Quy Nhon. Upon arrival, you will be picked up by your driver then transferred to the resort for check-in. Take the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Quy Nhon.
Day 7, 8, 9: Quy Nhon – Free at Leisure (B)
After breakfast, you have the rest of these days to relax at the beach, explore the surrounding countryside or stay at the hotel and take advantage of their amenities. Overnight in Quy Nhon.
Day 10: Quy Nhon – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
After breakfast, you have free time until meeting your driver for your transfer to the airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in the city centre and spend the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City – Depart (B)
After breakfast, you are free until meeting your driver for a transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
Optional North Vietnam Extension —
You may choose to extend your tour by visiting Northern Vietnam for 4-nights.
After breakfast, you are free on your own until meeting your driver for a transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in the city centre and with the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Today starts with a visit to the complex dedicated to Ho Chi Minh – the nation’s founder, containing Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (viewed from outside), and house on stilts. This complex also comprises the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of the city. After that, visit Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature & Vietnam’s first university). Constructed in the 11th century, the gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam's past.
After lunch in a local restaurant, visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology which offers an insight into the 54 different ethnic groups of Vietnam. Then discover the daily life of the Hanoian with an hour on cyclo (rickshaws ride) or electric car around the Old Quarter streets which were named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. Stop at Ngoc Son Temple to learn about its history then head back to the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
After breakfast at your hotel, at around 8 am, check-out and depart for Ha Long Bay – the UNESCO World Natural Heritage. Where thousands of spectacular limestone islets and grottoes rise from the clear emerald Gulf of Tonkin, this is a must-visit destination in Vietnam.
Upon arrival, enjoy a welcome drink on board prior to your check-in. Lunch with fresh seafood will be served while the boat is cruising through many stone islets, floating villages, small beaches. Visit a floating fishing village where you will talk and meet with local villagers prior to swimming in the bay or free time on the sundeck. Dinner will be ready by the time the boat anchors at a quiet designated overnight area. Overnight on board in Ha Long Bay.
In the morning, brunch will be served while cruising to Bai Tu Long Bay, pass by several rocks, islets and fishing villages, then moving toward Ha Long City for disembarking around 11 am. Your driver will be waiting there to pick you up for a car ride back to Hanoi. Upon arrival, check-in your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 13 or 14: Hanoi – Depart (B)
After breakfast, you will have the last few moments of free time to visit the city until being transferred to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Please Note: The cruise itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to weather conditions or local administration regulations.
Your Tour Hotels —
You will stay at the following hotels throughout your tour.
Deluxe Category Hotels
If opting for the Deluxe 4*/5* category, you will stay at the below hotels. Meals will be as per the itinerary.
Just for you:
- 20% discount at Anantara Spa at Avani Quy Nhon (not combinable with other Spa promotions)
- 20% discount for Food and drinks at Avani Quy Nhon
- 20% discount for Laundry service at Avani Quy Nhon
Ben Tre: Ben Tre Riverside Hotel or similar in a Deluxe Room
Can Tho: Vinpearl Can Tho Hotel or similar
Quy Nhon: Avani Quy Nhon Resort or similar in a Deluxe Studio
Extension to the North
Hanoi: Melia Hotel or similar
Ha Long: Indochina Sails Cruise or similar
Luxury Category Hotels
If opting for the Luxury 4*/5* category, you will stay at the below hotels. Meals will be as per the itinerary.
Just for you:
- Complimentary glass of wine upon arrival at Anantara Quy Nhon Villas
- Complimentary dinner for 2 people per room per stay at Anantara Quy Nhon Villas (This dinner is not valid for stays on 24th/31st December 2018, guests must pay extra to have the Gala Diners on these days)
Ben Tre: Ben Tre Riverside Hotel or similar in a Suite Room
Can Tho: Vinpearl Can Tho Hotel or similar
Quy Nhon: Anantara Quy Nhon Villas or similar in an Ocean View Pool Villa
Extension to the North
Hanoi: De l’Opera Hotel or Apricot Hotel or similar
Ha Long: Athena Luxury Cruise or similar
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Your Journey —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
On Option 1 & 2, your international flight will be in and out of Ho Chi Minh City.
On Option 3 & 4, your international flight will be into Ho Chi Minh City and returning from Hanoi.
You have an Internal flight ticket on Eco-flex with Vietnam Airlines including airport taxes included. They are as follows -
- Return flight from Ho Chi Minh to Quy Nhon (Options 1 & 2)
- One-way flights from Ho Chi Minh to Quy Nhon and Quy Nhon to Hanoi (Options 3 &4 )
Luggage: 20kg of checked luggage and 7kg of hand baggage included.
Transfers: Transfers are included as follows -
- Private Transfer service in an air-conditioned vehicle throughout the tour
- Return Shared transfer from Airport to Hotel for Deluxe Category
- Return Private transfer from Airport to Hotel for Luxury Category
- Shared English speaking guide on board in Ha Long Bay (Northern Extension Option)