Vietnam Express Southbound Overview

Travel from historic Hanoi to modern Ho Chi Minh City. Tour down the Mekong, visit Halong Bay, be tailor made in Hoi An and trace regal footsteps in Hue.

    • 10
    • TVSF
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,070
      CAD $1,105
      AUD $1,085
      EUR €745
      GBP £630
      NZD $1,205
      ZAR R10,820
      CHF FR905
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Travel from historical Hanoi to modern Ho Chi Minh City

Capture the spirit of magical Vietnam on this compact tour from the colonial charm of Hanoi to the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. Sip coffee with locals in Hanoi and shop up a storm in the Old Quarter, cruise along emerald waters on a Halong Bay boat trip, travel through old-world Hue and Hoi An, and get lost in the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. This is an adventure full of beauty and contrast that introduces Vietnam as a country of incredible food, lively locals, stunning scenery and cosmopolitan cities.

  • Delve into the royal past of Hue
  • Meet friendly traders in Hoi An
  • Explore Ho Chi Minh City on a cyclo
  • Discover the elegant Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Enjoy a boat tour on beautiful Halong Bay
  • Paddle along the Mekong Delta on a sampan tour

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Finish:

    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (7 nts), Overnight boat (1 nt), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private Bus, Private minibus, Private vehicle, Taxi
  • Included activities:

    Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise, HCMC - KOTO dinner, HCMC - Mekong Delta day trip, Ho Chi Minh City - War Remnants Museum, Hoi An - Ancient town, Hue - Imperial citadel, Hue - Motorbike trip including lunch, Hue - Perfume river cruise and Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue - Royal tomb

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    418kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. Separate departures with German speaking leaders are available. Please see trip code TVSFG on our website for more details

  • Total price from

    USD $1,070
    CAD $1,105
    AUD $1,085
    EUR €745
    GBP £630
    NZD $1,205
    ZAR R10,820
    CHF FR905
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $107
    CAD $110
    AUD $108
    EUR €74
    GBP £63
    NZD $120
    ZAR R1,082
    CHF FR90
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About Vietnam

Vietnam Express Southbound Summary

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Day 1 Hanoi

Hanoi is famous for its tranquil lake settings, French-colonial architecture, ancient temples, delectable cuisine and as the resting place of the revered former leader, Ho Chi Minh.

Days 2-3 Halong Bay/Overnight train

Halong Bay is a place of surreal beauty, with ethereal limestone islands jutting out of jade waters and atmospheric caves and grottoes carved out by time. In the evening we enjoy a performance of the unique Water Puppets.

Days 4-5 Hue

As the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of Vietnam's royal past and is a curious mix of bustling streets and tranquil settings.

Days 6-7 Hoi An

With lantern-lit streets, vibrant markets, skilled tailors, artisan shops, ancient houses, colourful temples and beautiful smiles, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland.

Days 8-10 Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is an exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclos, temples, shops and colonial architecture.
    • 10
    • TVSF
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,070
      CAD $1,105
      AUD $1,085
      EUR €745
      GBP £630
      NZD $1,205
      ZAR R10,820
      CHF FR905
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Original
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