Vietnam Express Southbound

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.

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    • TVSF
    • 4.71 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,040
      CAD $1,045
      AUD $1,095
      EUR €795
      GBP £650
      NZD $1,300
      ZAR R9,950
      CHF FR985
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Trip Validity

  • 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.

  • 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 City, 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
  • Included activities:

    Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise, HCMC - City tour, HCMC - KOTO dinner, HCMC - Mekong Delta day trip, HCMC - 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:

    332kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,040
    CAD $1,045
    AUD $1,095
    EUR €795
    GBP £650
    NZD $1,300
    ZAR R9,950
    CHF FR985
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $104
    CAD $104
    AUD $109
    EUR €79
    GBP £65
    NZD $130
    ZAR R995
    CHF FR98
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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
    • 4.71 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,040
      CAD $1,045
      AUD $1,095
      EUR €795
      GBP £650
      NZD $1,300
      ZAR R9,950
      CHF FR985
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
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    • Original
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