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
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,130
      CAD $1,165
      AUD $1,145
      EUR €790
      GBP £665
      NZD $1,270
      ZAR R11,440
      CHF FR950
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Vietnam Express Southbound.

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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 $1,130
    CAD $1,165
    AUD $1,145
    EUR €790
    GBP £665
    NZD $1,270
    ZAR R11,440
    CHF FR950
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $113
    CAD $116
    AUD $114
    EUR €79
    GBP £66
    NZD $127
    ZAR R1,144
    CHF FR95
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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 $1,130
      CAD $1,165
      AUD $1,145
      EUR €790
      GBP £665
      NZD $1,270
      ZAR R11,440
      CHF FR950
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Original
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