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Vietnam Express Southbound Overview
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
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.
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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.
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.
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.
With lantern-lit streets, vibrant markets, skilled tailors, artisan shops, ancient houses, colorful temples and beautiful smiles, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland.
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is an exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclos, temples, shops and colonial architecture.
Vietnam Express Southbound Reviews
Our Vietnam Express Southbound trips score an average of 4.77 out of 5 based on 198 reviews in the last year.
Vietnam Express Southbound, April 2014
Some discussion between leaders and the group regarding time allocation and preferences would have been good eg less time allocated for lunch stops to allow more viewing time. 'On site' perhaps more free time to revisit areas covered during the guided section to facilitate both appreciating/photographing the 'subject' and listening to/ learning from the guide.
Review submitted 27 May 2014
Vietnam Express Southbound, February 2014
We covered a great deal of ground, saw many places and had a large number of excellent experiences on the trip.
Review submitted 25 May 2014
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