Vietnam North & South (7 Days/6 Nights)

6 Nights

Hanoi

Experience the best of Vietnam on this 7 Days/6 Nights tour covering the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Hoan Kiem Lake, the Ngoc Son Temple, Cu Chi Tunnels, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office and the Mekong Delta.

From £776pp
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Highlights

  • Day at leisure upon arrival into Hanoi
  • Full day sightseeing in Hanoi with a one-hour cyclo tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Drive through rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay and board a junk for an overnight cruise
  • Explore Ho Chi Minh City and visit the Cu Chi Tunnels and other photo stop opportunities
  • Enjoy a boat cruise along the river and experience a sampan ride down the Mekong Delta
  • Day 1 - Hanoi – Arrival
  • Day 2 - Hanoi – Sightseeing
  • Day 3 - Hanoi – Ha Long Bay
  • Day 4 - Ha Long Bay – Boat Cruise – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 5 - Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Sightseeing
  • Day 6 - Ho Chi Minh City – Ben Tre – Boat Cruise
  • 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.

Drive through rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. Board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Ha Long Bay whilst enjoying lunch. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.
Overnight on a junk [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

Meals Included: Full board

Bai Tho Junk

Discover the wonders of Halong Bay aboard a traditional wooden junk boat

Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf. Transfer to Noi Bai Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.
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 photo stops at the Reunification Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral and 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.

Depart for the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival in My Tho, enjoy a boat cruise along the river. Experience a ride to visit a local house where you will enjoy tea and taste home grown fruits. Board a sampan and drift along the narrow, tree-lined canals for further exploration of the Mekong Delta. After lunch, visit a family-run business making coconut candy before returning to My Tho. On the return trip to Ho Chi Minh City, visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda if time permits. Return to Ho Chi Minh City by the late afternoon.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City [Breakfast, Lunch]

Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch

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  
  • 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