Vietnam Essential (7 Days and 6 Nights)

6 Nights

Hanoi

Cover the main sights of Vietnam in just 6 nights with this tour!

From £699pp
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Highlights

  • Hanoi – A full day to explore Hanoi with a one hour cyclo tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Hue - Explore the former Imperial Capital of Vietnam and visit it's treasures
  • Learn how to make your own lantern - famous in Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh City - Visit the historical sites of Saigon and a stop off in Chinatown
  • Day 1 - Hanoi – Arrival
  • Day 2 - Hanoi – Sightseeing
  • Day 3 - Hanoi – Hue – Sightseeing
  • Day 4 - Hue – Hoi An
  • Day 5 - Hoi An – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 6 - Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Sightseeing
  • Day 7 - Ho Chi Minh City – Departure
  • Additional Information

Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals Included: Room only

Golden Silk Boutique Hotel

Rising over the heart of Hanoi's central old quarter and famous Silk Road, with a 3-minute walk to HoanKiem Lake, Water Puppet Theatre, St Josephs Cathedral, Night Market, Hanoi Post Office, Trang Tien Plaza shopping center etc.. The luxury and impressive designed Golden Silk Boutique Hotel features stunning views and gracious style – a remarkable luxury experience, even by Western standards with graceful Asian style. Especially, the front view rooms of the hotel with balconies, captivating vistas of Hanoi’s old quarter.

Take a full day tour to explore Hanoi’s illustrious history. In the morning, visit the imposing marble edifice housing the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum (CLOSED ON MONDAYS & FRIDAYS) before moving onto his wooden stilt house and the One Pillar Pagoda. You will then explore the first university of Vietnam, the Temple of Literature, which is imbued with the profound philosophies of Confucianism. In the afternoon, visit the Hoan Kiem Lake, the Ngoc Son Temple and an ancient Vietnamese "long house". A one-hour cyclo tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter allows you to catch a glimpse of ancient Hanoi and learn about traditional Vietnamese architecture.
Overnight in Hanoi (Breakfast)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Golden Silk Boutique Hotel

Rising over the heart of Hanoi's central old quarter and famous Silk Road, with a 3-minute walk to HoanKiem Lake, Water Puppet Theatre, St Josephs Cathedral, Night Market, Hanoi Post Office, Trang Tien Plaza shopping center etc.. The luxury and impressive designed Golden Silk Boutique Hotel features stunning views and gracious style – a remarkable luxury experience, even by Western standards with graceful Asian style. Especially, the front view rooms of the hotel with balconies, captivating vistas of Hanoi’s old quarter.

Fly to Hue, the former Imperial Capital of Vietnam. Upon arrival, take an excursion to the Imperial Citadel and Dong Ba Market. The spectacular Citadel (which was built in accordance to strict principles of geomancy) houses a series of palaces, ornate halls, libraries, residences and colleges. In the afternoon, visit the poetic mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and the Thien Mu Pagoda. Enjoy a peaceful tour on the Perfume River and relax on a cruise back to the city.
Overnight in Hue (Breakfast)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Mondial Hotel Hue

This modern luxurious hotel, conveniently located in center of Hue city, with major attractions surrounding the area such as the Perfume river, shops, banks, markets, and parks. With 106 spacious, comfortable and luxurious rooms and Suite, The Mondial hotel is designed to appeal to leisure and business travellers. Furthermore, the hotel boasts Huong Xuan Restaurant on the top floor with comforting ambience and magnificent views of the Perfume river which serves a combination of authentic local and international dishes.

Drive along the coast and via mountain passes to Hoi An with a stop en route at the photogenic village of Lang Co. Upon arrival in Hoi An, pay a visit to one of Hoi An’s famous lantern workshops and learn how to make one yourself before setting out on a walking tour to explore this World Heritage Site. Highlights include an ancient merchant house, the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the vibrant riverside market. Take a peaceful boat trip on the Thu Bon River and afterwards enjoy free time to further explore the old town.
Overnight in Hoi An. (Breakfast)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Hoi An Ancient House Resort & Spa

Hoi An Ancient House Resort & Spa includes a 200 years-old ancient house that is recognized as a provincial level relic. Designed in Vietnamese style. This house is a family home since 5 generations and the present owners now, serving travelers the family traditional way.

Depart for Da Nang to catch your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Asian Ruby Luxury Hotel

Located in central Saigon, Asian Ruby Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free internet access, free private parking and 24-hour room service. It also has a spa. Rooms have cable TV, minibar and a private bathroom. Free bottled water and hairdryer are provided. Guests can dine at Asian Ruby's restaurant and bar, which serves Vietnamese and European dishes. Asian Ruby Hotel provides a fitness room, laundry service and bike rental. Massage services are available.

In the morning, you will visit the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels where Vietnamese guerrillas built a labyrinth of narrow tunnels as hideouts during the war. Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon for a half-day city tour. Highlights include the photo stops at the Reunification Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office. Visit a local market in Chinatown and either the Thien Hau Temple or the Quan Am Pagoda.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Asian Ruby Luxury Hotel

Located in central Saigon, Asian Ruby Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free internet access, free private parking and 24-hour room service. It also has a spa. Rooms have cable TV, minibar and a private bathroom. Free bottled water and hairdryer are provided. Guests can dine at Asian Ruby's restaurant and bar, which serves Vietnamese and European dishes. Asian Ruby Hotel provides a fitness room, laundry service and bike rental. Massage services are available.

Free until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for your departure.
(Breakfast)

Meals Included: Breakfast

INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE:

  • Vietnam visa approval number processing fee    
  • Accommodation & daily breakfast   
  • Transportation on tour in air-conditioned vehicles    
  • Local English speaking guides    
  • Entrance fees for all sight-seeing tours  as specified in the itinerary    
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary    
  • Bottled water for sightseeing tours  
  • Welcome Kit upon arrival: tissue + mineral water + pocket map    
  • International air ticket reconfirmation

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE:

  • Vietnam visa stamping fee      
  • International airfares  
  • Beverages during included meals    
  • All personal expenses    
  • Personal insurance    
  • Gratuities for guide, driver, waiter/waitress, bell boy, boat crew etc.    
  • All other services not mentioned in the itinerary