Vietnam Express Northbound Itinerary

Travel to Vietnam and see the ultimate Ho Chi Minh tourist spots. Visit hidden Hanoi attractions, travel from Hoi An to Hue and enjoy the most impressive Halong Bay tours in Vietnam.

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      USD $1,175
      CAD $1,210
      AUD $1,185
      EUR €815
      GBP £690
      NZD $1,320
      ZAR R11,860
      CHF FR990
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Days 1-2 Ho Chi Minh City

If arriving early, explore the diverse range of sights in Ho Chi Minh's tourist spots, get a bird's-eye view from a rooftop bar or slurp a steaming Vietnamese pho at a street stall. Delve into an underground world of guerrilla warfare in the incredible Cu Chi Tunnels before visiting the War Remnants Museum.
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Days 3-4 Hoi An

Make tracks to Hoi An and discover centuries-old temples, charming houses and gilded community halls. The many art galleries, shops and cafes are also a great way to while away time in one of Vietnam's most charming riverside towns.
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Days 5-6 Hue

Enjoy a stop at picturesque China Beach en route to Hue. Sense the spirits of the Nguyen dynasty while exploring intricate tombs, palaces and pagodas within Hue's crumbling citadel walls. Take in the peace of this area while cruising on the calm waters of Perfume River.
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Day 7 Hanoi

Arrive in Hanoi, Vietnam's enthralling capital city, and enjoy a hearty breakfast at KOTO restaurant. Head to Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum to rub shoulders with locals who pay their respects to the country's revolutionary leader here. Afterwards, perhaps head to the evocative Old Quarter to discover 36 streets of exotic sights and intriguing bargains.
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Day 8 Halong Bay

Head out on an overnight Halong Bay cruise on a private junk boat. Floating on the turquoise waters that flow between the stunning weathered limestone peaks is sure to be one of the tour highlights.
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Days 9-10 Hanoi

Back in Vietnam's capital, there's free time for some optional last minute activities including a cyclo tour or shopping expedition. Or simply relax with a bia hoi in an atmospheric street cafe and recount highlights of a memorable trip.
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