Vietnam offers you delights like no other— from French colonial houses to Chinese temples;
chaotic markets to designer boutiques; and favourful street food to high-end restaurants — it’s
got it all. With main roads bearing the brunt of mopeds and cyclists ghting for space, old
architecture reveals itself through the shadows of skyscrapers. The coastal cities of Hué and Hoi
An make way for tranquil rivers whilst Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi offer wonderful contemporary
culture with historical treasures.
Visit the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
You must head to the Hoi, an ancient
Why not visit ‘Uncle Ho’, the most
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Nha Trang to Hoi An
Meet in iconic Hoi An – known for its mish mash of architecture. We’re talking major UNESCO World Heritage site alert, seriously wow. Once you step foot into the Old Town, we promise you’ll be hooked on Hoi An. Watch and learn as we make tracks through the city on a guided tour. On the menu tonight: an optional street eat tour, because why not? Raise those chopsticks and prepare for more pho nomenal treats. Expect French colonial buildings, Chinese shophouses, Vietnamese tube houses and the Japanese Covered Bridge.
Included today: Guided tour of Hoi An
Rise and shine for more Hoi An time! The option is here for a half day vegetable village tour or learn a thing or two in a cooking class - Hoi An is a culinary mecca! Stroll over the Japanese Covered Bridge or visit the Cam Nam Village – just a short boat, skip and a jump away. Top tip: If you’re in the mood for tailor made garments and shoes, you’ve come to the right place. Known for its skilled tailors in the Old Town we suggest getting in quick to allow time for fittings and construction of the garments. How fancy!
Optional activities: Cooking class -Vegetable village tour
Hoi An to Hue
Drive along Hai Van Pass to Hue. A half day tour to the ancient citadel, then visit smooth operator (and husband to 104 wives) Tu Duc’s Royal Tomb. Later, dinner is all you. Grab a travel bud or roam solo and find the best restaurants and bars tucked away in Hue.
Included today: Visit the Hai Van pass -Guided tour of the Citadel, Forbidden City and Royal Tomb
Hue to Hanoi
Fly high (grab a window seat) en route to the bustling capital the country - Hanoi. Spot the one pillar pagoda and the temple of literature as you weave through the Old Quarter.
Included today: Guided tour of Hanoi
Optional activities: Street eat tour
Hanoi to Halong Bay
Cruise time, yes please! Today we roll onwards to the oh-so-pretty Halong Bay. Float through emerald waters and weave between endless limestone pillars. This is Vietnamese paradise that you can’t argue with. Maybe a quick kayak sesh, then tuck into dinner onboard. Umm, yes please!
Included today: Halong Bay overnight junk boat cruise-Cat Ba National Park
Halong Bay to Hanoi
Wake up and go for one last dip in the big blue. Ah-maz-ing! Back to Hanoi – get excited! Tonights dinner fare is at Koto, a restaurant providing training to impoverished children. Relish every moment and prepare for our goodbyes tomorrow.
Included today: Visit the Surprise Caves in Halong Bay
Today, it’s breakfast and then we’re done. Onto the next adventure? We’ll see you soon.