Discover the historic cities, verdant agriculture, and glittering bays of Vietnam and be captivated by the warmth of the people you meet. Uncover the history of Hanoi and the youthful excitement of Saigon. Learn about the Cu Chi tunnels and traditional life in the Mekong Delta, before floating across Halong Bay on a private boat.
DAYS 1-3: SAIGON & MEKONG DELTAOn arrival in Saigon, transfer to your hotel. Get to know your tour leader and travelling companions during an evening tour briefing and welcome drinks. Learn about Vietnam's compelling military history at the Cu Chi tunnels before discovering Saigon as you stroll along Dong Khoi Street, the former Rue Catinat, and see famous sites such as the Notre Dame Cathedral and War Remnants Museum. Gain a unique insight into Vietnam's rural life with a day among the rivers, canals and orchards of the Mekong Delta. DAYS 4-7: HALONG BAY & HANOITake an early morning flight to Haiphong. Relax on the scenic drive to magical Ha Long Bay for an overnight cruise on a comfortable, private boat. Feast yourself with the freshest seafood while cruising among the thousands of limestone islands. Continue on to Hanoi, and join a walking tour into the heart of the Old Quarter. Try some of Vietnam's uniquefresh beer "Bia Hoi" at one of Hanoi's local Bia Hoi establishments. A city tour includes Ho Chi Minh Quarter, the ancient Temple of Literature and 'Hanoi Hilton' prison. Enjoy a farewell dinner on your last night in the city. On your last day, enjoy free time until your departure transfer.