Vietnam Discovery Itinerary

Discover Vietnam and all its wonders on this exciting two-week tour. Uncover hidden delights in bustling Ho Chi Minh City, relax on the lovely beaches of Nha Trang, glide through stunning Halong Bay and be awed by historical Hanoi.

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      USD $935
      CAD $955
      AUD $990
      EUR €730
      GBP £590
      NZD $1,170
      ZAR R8,980
      CHF FR905
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Vietnam Discovery.
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Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City

Perhaps arrive early to visit Ho Chi Minh tourist spots including the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the War Remnants Museum.
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Days 2-3 Mekong Delta

Cruise the mighty Mekong River before spending the night with local friends on a homestay by the water.
ACCOM: Homestay - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 4-5 Nha Trang

Bask on Nha Trang's golden beaches, take a boat trip to nearby islands or head out to the nearby mud baths. Then, in the evening, feast upon sumptuous seafood.
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Days 6-8 Hoi An

Almost untouched by time, Hoi An is enthralling. Wander through the atmospheric Phung Hung Old House or check out the carp-shaped rainspouts on the Quan Cong Temple roof. Get a dose of rustic rural charm on a bike ride through the countryside or indulge in a spot of shopping.
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Days 9-11 Hue

Travel from Hoi An to Hue. As well as an array of ancient imperial ruins, Hue is also the birthplace of degustation-style Vietnamese cuisine and the centre of Vietnamese Buddhism. Why not visit some of the city’s sacred temples on a cyclo tour.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Day 12 Hanoi

Soak up the atmosphere of Hanoi's Old Quarter on an orientation walk. Afterwards, take to the streets of Hanoi shopping - perhaps check out the eclectic Pho Hang Gai or Dong Xuan Market. If time permits, a water puppet show is a great way to cap off the day.
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Day 13 Halong Bay

Stop by a local initiative that supports people living with disabilities. Cruise past spectacular limestone karsts rising out of the sea in Halong Bay, and spend the night on jungle-covered Cat Ba Island.
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Days 14-15 Hanoi

There's time for a final Vietnamese feast on return to Hanoi.
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