Scenic Vietnam

Scenic Vietnam information and booking

from
$1355
  • Duration
    15
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    6
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Schedule Details

Departs from
Hanoi
Accommodation
Hotel, Overnight boat, Overnight sleeper train
Group Size
Maximum of 16 travellers per group
Transportation
Boat, Bus, Overnight sleeper train, Private Bus, Private minibus, Private vehicle, Taxi, Train
Important Notes
A single supplement is available on this trip.

Highlights

Step back in time in Hoi An, Dive into the sparkling waters at Nha Trang, Explore Ho Chi Minh City by cyclo, Visit Vietnam's imperial Hue, Explore the evocative Old Quarter of Vietnam's capital, Hanoi, Set sail on Halong Bay, Ride the Reunification Express

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Travel to Vietnam and journey from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City on one of the most fascinating train journeys on earth - aboard the Reunification Express. Out of service for most of the 20th century due to war, the re-establishment of the rail link in 1975 symbolised unity between the Vietnamese people. This trip through Vietnam is far more than just an ordinary rail journey. Chugging along, there's plenty of stops to explore: Vietnam's stately capital Hanoi, the natural wonder of Halong Bay, majestic Hue, charming Hoi An, the beaches and islands of Nha Trang and dynamic Ho Chi Minh City. Experience the scenic, historical, cultural and culinary highlights on this trip through Vietnam. 'All aboard' for a ride you'll never forget!

Itinerary

Days 1-2 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 3-4 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. In the evening we enjoy a performance of the unique Water Puppets.
Days 5-6 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 7-9 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 10-12 Nha Trang
Nha Trang is a charming town on Vietnam's southeast coast with pristine beaches, consistently good weather, a vibrant nightlife and excellent diving.
Days 13-15 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.