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Explore and discover the magical delights of Vietnam on this enchanting Cox and Kings tour; visit the cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and wander the Vietnam War-era Cu Chi tunnels. You will take a cruise on the Mekong Delta and travel through the beautiful landscapes of Halong Bay, including a night on a traditional junk boat.
- International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
- UK departure and overseas airport taxes
- Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
- Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
- Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
- Staying in well-located 4- and 5-star hotels
- Direct flights on state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft
- Junk boat cruise on the spectacular Halong Bay
- Dinner at a restored royal home of the Nguyen dynasty
- Full-day exploration of the Mekong delta’s waterways
- Explore the Cu Chi tunnels, a vivid reminder of the Vietnam war
- Day at leisure in Hoi An
- Small group size – maximum 26 people
Movenpick Hotel Hanoi
The Mövenpick Hotel in Hanoi has a superb location in the heart of Hanoi's central business district, only minutes from the old quarter.
Palm Garden Resort, Hoi An
The resort is located on Cua Dai Beach. Set in 5 hectares of unspoilt tropical garden, it is landscaped with palm and coconut trees and is arranged in complexes of bungalows.
Saigon Prince Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City
This hotel is located right in the heart of the city on Nguyen Hue Boulevard, within easy walking distance of many of the city's most celebrated attractions including Ben Thanh market and the opera house.
The Pilgrimage Village, Hue
The Pilgrimage Village is a boutique resort located on the peaceful outskirts of Hue, approximately 10 minutes' drive from the city centre and 20 minutes' drive from the airport.
Day 1 – To Hanoi
Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) direct to Hanoi with Vietnam Airlines on new state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft.
Day 2 – Hanoi
Morning arrival. Transfer to the Mövenpick Hotel for 2 nights. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 3 – Hanoi
Morning tour of Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum†, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son temple. Lunch is at KOTO restaurant, an organisation that provides vocational training for underprivileged youths in Vietnam.
Day 4 – To Halong Bay
Morning drive to Halong Bay to board a junk boat (traditional Chinese sailing vessel) and cruise around the limestone islands. Overnight on board.
Day 5 – To Hoi An
Morning cruise in Halong Bay. Disembark and drive to Hanoi airport and fly to Hoi An, one of Asia’s most enchanting towns. Stay 3 nights at the Boutique Hoi An Resort.
Day 6 – Hoi An
Morning tour of the ruined temple of My Son. Lunch at Streets International restaurant, a social enterprise initiative with the purpose of developing sustainable programmes for street children. In the afternoon, take a walking tour of the former trading port of Hoi An, which has historic Chinese, Japanese and European influences.
Day 7 – Hoi An
Day at leisure. Optional classes at the Red Bridge cooking school.
Day 8 – To Hue
Morning drive over the spectacular Hai Van Pass (weather permitting) to Hue, visiting the Museum of Cham Sculpture in Danang en route. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 9 – Hue
Morning visit to Hue citadel, which encompasses the numerous pavilions, temples and courtyards of the former Imperial City, including the Purple Forbidden City. Continue to Thien Mu pagoda, then take a short cruise on the Perfume River back to the city centre.
Day 10: Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
Morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to the Saigon Prince Hotel for a 3-night stay. Afternoon tour of the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame cathedral and the War Remnants Museum.
Day 11 – Mekong Delta
Full-day exploration of the Mekong delta, including a boat trip along smaller creeks.
Day 12 – Cu Chi tunnels
After breakfast, drive through the southern Vietnamese countryside and visit the Cu Chi tunnels. Remainder of the day at leisure. Farewell dinner.
Day 13 – To London
Day at leisure. Transfer to the airport then fly overnight direct to London.
Day 14 – London
Early morning arrival.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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