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Without a doubt, Vietnam has some of the tastiest cuisine in the world, not least because eating and preparing food is intrinsic to the Vietnamese way of life. The French have left their mark as well and you'll find fresh baguettes, exquisite pastries and strong sweet coffee everywhere you go! This trip through Vietnam lets you dine your way from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, indulging all your senses in delicious tastes and tantalising aromas, while travelling in comfort and style.
- Glide across Halong Bay on a junk boat.
- Experience imperial Vietnam in Hue .
- Wander through local markets in Hoi An.
- Embark on a Mekong Delta boat cruise.
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
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.
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.
Day 8 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.
Day 9 Mekong Delta River Cruise
The Mekong Delta is the lifeblood of South-East Asia, and this fertile region within Vietnam is a maze of canals brimming with life, markets and tropical foods.
Days 10-12 Ho Chi Minh City
With countless food stalls, restaurants, museums and markets, the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City have something for everyone to enjoy.
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Hotel, Overnight boat, Overnight sleeper train
Overnight sleeper train, Private minibus
1. A single supplement is available on this trip. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking, or at a minimum 15 days prior to travel.