Vietnam Group Tours | Land of the Ascending Dragon
Showcasing the very best of Vietnam. Travel from the cool North to the steamy South, through the country’s most contrasting regions, come face to face with history, culture, tradition, and the Vietnamese way of life that makes this country so unique.
Unearth Vietnam in the deep south and its upbeat capital Saigon, officially known as Ho Chi Minh. Enjoy this bustling ever changing youthful city with its amazing markets and neon night life before you head for the traditional experience of Mekong Delta. Through stilted houses, floating morning markets, rural country side.
More of this fascinating country is unveiled as you travel to the country’s centre and the picturesque 16th century harbour of Hoi An. Drive on one of Vietnam’s most scenic highways to the old imperial capital of Hue. Sail down the Perfume River, visit the Forbidden Purple citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, and sample the refined and unique Hue cuisine.
You end in the north and Vietnam’s sophisticated capital Hanoi. Walk down tree-lined boulevards along the splendour of French colonial architecture, explore the city’s old and French quarters with its extensive markets, art galleries, eateries, and coffee shops. Enjoy a water puppet performance in one of Hanoi’s theatres and watch Hanoi on parade whilst sipping ice cold coffee in one of the cafes by Hoan Kiem Lake.
From here, you travel to Ha Long and cruise through thousands of sharp limestone islands at the UNESCO heritage bay of Ha Long, explore small hidden coves and impressive caves with glittering stalactites, a truly magical way to end your time in Vietnam. your time in Vietnam.
|Day 1:Tour Departure|
Day 2: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City (Mekong Delta)
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City (City Tour & Cu Chi Tunnels)
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City to Hue
Day 6: Hue (City Tour)
Day 7: Hue to Hoi An
Day 8: Hoi An (My Son Sanctuary)
|Day 9: Hoi An|
10: Hoi An to Hanoi (City Tour)
Day 11: Hanoi to Ha Long Bay (Cruise
Day 12: Ha Long Bay to Hanoi
Day 13: Depart Hanoi
Day 14: Depart Hanoi
Day 15: Arrive Back Home
| Day 1: Tour Departure|
We can help you arrange flights for all destinations. Please let us know when enquiring if you need help to book your flights. . (Meals: _/_/_)
|Day 2: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City (Meals: _/_/D) |
You will be met at the airport in HCMC and then transferred to your hotel. You are then free to unwind after your flight and get settled into your new surroundings. For the evening, we will take you for a welcome dinner.
|Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City (Mekong Delta) (Meals: B/L/_)|
You will drive to the Ben Tre province crossing Rach Mieu Bridge. On arrival, you will take a boat on the Ben Tre River, stopping at a brick kiln and coconut processing workshop. In the afternoon, you will take a rowing-boat along beautiful water palm creek and enjoy the incredible Mekong delta.
|Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City Tour & Cu Chi Tunnels (Meals: B/L/_)|
You will start your day by visiting the Reunification Palace and War Museum, with stops at the Notre Dame Cathedral, Central post office and Ben Thanh Market. In the afternoon, you will then visit the Cu Chi
|Day 6: Hue (Meals: B/L/_)|
Your adventure will begin as you board your boat for a trip on the Perfume river, visiting the Thien Mu Pagoda and the tombs of the emperor’s Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. After lunch, you will see the local dong Ba market and take a cyclo to explore the ancient streets of Hue
|Day 7: Hue to Hoi An via China Beach (Meals: B/L/_)|
Driving to Hoi An, you will stop at the Cham Museum in Danang to learn about the Cham culture, before a tour around Hoi An Town, visiting the Japanese Covered Bridge, Chinese Assembly Hall and local market. There are numerous art galleries, souvenirs, and tailor shops where you can get some express made-to-order- clothes.
|Day 8: Hoi An (My Son Sanctuary) (Meals: B/L/_)|
My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage site, located in a lush valley, is considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia’s greatest archaeological sites with its towers built between the 7th to 11th centuries.
|Day 9: Hoi An (Meals: B/_/_)|
A free day in Hoi An to enjoy this unique city or relax by the beach
|Day 10: Hoi An to Danang to Hanoi (Meals: B/L/_)|
Catch an early flight to Hanoi, where on arrival you will go on a Hanoi city tour, visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex, his house on stilts, the One-Pillar Pagda and Tra Quoc Pagoda. After lunch, you will visit the Temple of Literature and take a cyclo tour of the old quarter, before finishing the day with a performance of the famous water-puppets.
|Day 11: Hanoi to Ha Long Bay & Cruise (Meals: B/L/D)|
Today, you will drive to Ha Long bay, a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty; board and enjoy lunch as you set sail. Docking near the floating fishing village of Cu Van, you will take a sampan boat to tour the area before sunset dinner and late-night squid fishing.
|Day 12: Ha Long Bay (Meals: B/L/D)|
Today, you will take a small boat and head to Dau Be point, famous for its tunnels, lagoons, crystal waters, and secluded beaches. The highlight is kayaking through the spectacular tunnels to reach the secret lagoon, before anchoring near a beautiful beach where you can spend the afternoon.
|Day 13: Ha Long Bay to Hanoi (Meals: B/L/D)|
Rise early with an on-board Tai Chi session before breakfast, and then leaving the boat on a short trip to explore a fabulous cave and lagoon. Returning back to your boat you will then sail back to Ha Long Bay having an early lunch before docking and returning back to Hanoi. In Hanoi, you will join with your group one last time and enjoy a farewell dinner.
Day 14: Depart Hanoi (Meals: B/_/_)
After breakfast, you are free to enjoy your last morning before you are transferred to the airport for your departing flight.
Day 15: Arrive Back Home
All of the tours than we offer at See Asia Differently are personalised to suit your travel needs.
We consider your budget, hotel preferences, personality and interests when crafting our itineraries. Our tours then fit perfectly around you, your flight details and can include the activities and points of interests that you want.
So call us on 02081505150 or e-mail us at [email protected] and start your holiday planning.
We pride ourselves in selecting the most comfortable and unique accommodation available from eco-lodges, colonial properties right through to luxury hotels and resorts. We avoid the large faceless hotels whenever possible because where you stay is very much a part of your holiday journey. In some places, we are limited to the type of accommodation available. When we are in remote and rural areas, the only option may be a family homestay. However, it will always be clean, friendly, and comfortable.
|Vinh Hung Riverside Resort|
|Aphrodite Junk Cruise (M)|
|Mercure Hotel La Gare|
|24th September 2017||28th January 2018|
|5th November 2017|
- All transfers and transportation within Vietnam
- Own ensuite room for sole use
- Breakfasts each morning on the tour
- Excursions as mentioned
- English-speaking guide
- Other meals as mentioned (breakfast, lunch and dinner -excluding drinks)
- All taxes
• All transfers and transportation within Vietnam
• Own en-suite room for sole use
• Breakfasts each morning on the tour
• Excursions as mentioned
• English speaking guide
• Other meals as mentioned (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – excludes drinks)
• All taxes
Please Note: You must have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining on it as well as bringing with you 4 passport-size photos with you for your visa with a few extra photos to spare.
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