Best of Vietnam Itinerary

From bustling Ho Chi Minh City to historical Hanoi, the Best of Vietnam tour is an unforgettable journey through this enigmatic Asian nation. One of our best.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,990
      CAD $2,055
      AUD $2,045
      EUR €1,375
      GBP £1,165
      NZD $2,240
      ZAR R20,170
      CHF FR1,660
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vietnam baskets boats floating cane sail fishing water sea catching

vietnam cyclo rider transport taxi local bicycle

vietnam halong junk cruiser ship boat sail ocean fishing tour

vietnam hanoi rush hour crowded streets locals tourists peak traffic markets

vietnam hoi an bikes bicycles ride transport taxi rent hire tour

vietnam hue local produce vegetables fruit market

vietnam mekong rafting river lake canal swim fishing transport tour

vietnam spicy cuisine meal dinner restaurant local specialty

Days 1-2 Ho Chi Minh City

Discover the dynamic Vietnamese capital on a city cyclo tour and visit the chilling War Remnants Museum. In free time, hunt for a bargain at the Ben Thanh and Russian markets or simply explore the streets on foot.
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Day 3 Mekong Delta Homestay

Wind through the intricate waterways of the mighty Mekong Delta. Stay overnight in a simple village sustained by the Mekong river and wake early to watch it come alive with floating markets.
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Day 4 Ho Chi Minh City

Unearth a world of underground mystery at the Cu Chi Tunnels before returning to Ho Chi Minh City to further explore this dynamic city.
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Days 5-6 Dalat

Dalat is like spring all year round with its cool climate, charming French villas and vibrant market. Visit Bao Dai's Summer Palace and discover a host of colourful sights around town.
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Days 7-8 Nha Trang

Enjoy breathtaking views around every corner on the Ngoan Muc Pass, and stop at the striking Po Klong Garai Cham Towers. Reach Nha Trang where white beaches, sultry waters and swaying palms await. Soak it all up while enjoying a leisurely boat trip around nearby islets.
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Day 9 Quy Nhon

Relish more dramatic scenery en route to Quy Nhon, where there's a chance to spend time teaching English to local kids at the Nguyen Nga Training Centre.
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Days 10-12 Hoi An

Make a sobering stop at the My Lai Memorial on the way to World Heritage-listed-Hoi An. Vietnam truly comes alive in this cultural haven boasting some of the finest cuisine in the country and more than 500 tailors and handicraft shops.
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Days 13-14 Hue

Continue on to Hue, stopping at the famed China Beach. Take a dragon boat cruise along the timeless Perfume River, visit the impressive citadel and admire the stately Thien Mu Pagoda. Hop aboard an overnight train to Hanoi.
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Day 15 Hanoi

Pay your respects to Vietnam’s revered revolutionary at Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and Museum. In the evening, be treated to a traditional water puppet show.
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Day 16 Mai Chau

Head into the hills and get an insight into the lives of the region’s ethnic people.
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Day 17 Hanoi

Return to Hanoi for further uncovering of its hidden treasures. Stroll along leafy boulevards to Hoan Kiem Lake, amble through the atmospheric Old Quarter or simply watch the world go by from a street side café.
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Day 18 Halong Bay

Settle back and savour the serene setting of this World Heritage site.
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Days 19-20 Hanoi

With a vibrant Old Quarter to explore, delicious food to discover and a city where ancient meets modern with ease, no wonder Hanoi is a favourite with travellers.
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