This fantastic multi-centre holiday offer consists of 3 nights Hanoi , 7 nights in the Beach resort of Hoi An then you are off to Ho Chi Minh City for 3 nights. This Vietnam multi-centre is a great way to see the very best of what this fantastic country has to offer.
A holiday in Vietnam is fascinating. Few countries in the world can offer such a diverse range of culture, history, natural wonder, excitement and outright indulgence and relaxation.
We are currently offering £500 OFF per person AND 2 FREE full day trips, one to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay and one is a Full site seeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City.
Transfers are not included in the price shown but can be added for £99 per person for all 3 destinations.
We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
Full Day Good Morning Hanoi Tour, £109 per person - You will start this tour with a walk around Hoan Kiem Lake, a gathering place for the residents of Hanoi doing their morning exercise. You can join in on the activity such as Tai Chi. Afterwards; you will enjoy a traditional local breakfast of “Pho” followed by a Vietnamese coffee at a roof-top café in the Old Quarter. The guide will take you to the family-run restaurant for a cooking class. First step will be a visit in a lively local market Hang Be Market by cyclo to learn about local cooking ingredients. At the restaurant, the chef will teach you to cook some special Vietnamese dishes. After a half-day morning session, you enjoy a delicious feast of the dishes you created. In the end, you will head back to your hotel by a private vehicle.
Museum of Hanoi, £36 per person - The Ethnology Museum is a newly opened museum exhibiting history and culture of ethnic minorities living in Vietnam. Detailed explanations are given in Vietnamese, English, and French. The Fine Art Museum is where you can see some very intricate sculptures, paintings, lacquer ware, ceramics and other traditional Vietnamese fine arts. The History Museum, a rich collection of exhibits from Vietnam's prehistory; Vietnamese civilizations; the Dong Son Civilization; the kingdom of Champa; the Khmer kingdoms; various Vietnamese dynasties and their resistance to Chinese attempts at domination; the struggle against the French; and the history of the Communist Party. Remark: The museum has opened from 8 am to 5 pm, except Fine Art Museum, Ethnology Museum & History Museum has closed on Monday.
Full Day Halong Bay Tour, £69 per person - Experience the striking beauty of World Heritage listed Halong Bay aboard a traditional Chinese junk. Set sail through turquoise waters dotted with over 3000 magnificent limestone islands. Your Halong Bay tour begins with a 3 ½ hour drive from the hectic pace of life in Vietnam's capital city, Hanoi to the tranquil and beautiful Halong Bay. On route you stop off at the Hong Ngoc Humanity Center, a handicraft outlet developed to provide support to communities in the area including people's with disabilities. On arrival in Halong City, board your private boat for a cruise in Halong Bay, famous for its spectacular limestone karsts jutting out of the peaceful green waters of the bay. The views are spectacular as you cruise amongst the nearly 2000 islands that fill the bay. Return to Hanoi by road in the late in the afternoon where you have a chance to reflect on this memorable day.
Half Day Countryside Cycling Tour, £59 per person - This is a gentle ride along country back roads and is suitable for anyone who can ride a bike. Enjoy a 15 km bike ride towards Dong Ho village away from the hustle of daily traffic. Experience real rural life as you pass through unspoiled villages, verdant rice fields and historic pagodas. See the scenery that you could not see anywhere else in Vietnam. We turn off from the main road just outside the city limits of Hanoi and on to rural roads, leaving the bustle and hassles of crowded city streets behind us. We ride as a group, with an experienced cycle guide. Our support vehicle follows close behind with plenty of provisions. Our guides are knowledgeable on the local area and customs and will explain you the history, culture and local way-of-life each time we stop. The leisurely 3 hour bike ride allows plenty of photo opportunities of people working in the fields, children enjoying a cool bath in nearby streams, fishermen and their sampans, and whole families travelling on their bicycles overtaking us with joyful greetings and smiles. In the end you will return to the hotel by air-conditioned vehicle.
Half Day Hoi An Ancient Town Tour, £32 per person - For many visitors, Hoi An is a highlight of their trip to Vietnam. During a leisurely discovery tour on foot you will visit some of the historic merchant and community houses, pagodas and places of worship, famous Japanese Covered Bridge, and the market. This little town is also home to literally hundreds of tailor shops. Many of the buildings have souvenir shops at the front, but a few have been opened to visitors and still retain all their original features, furniture and ceramics. The same family has occupied some of the houses for generations.
Full Day Tour to Hue Citadel, £106 per person - The scenic 2.5 hours drive to Hue via Hai Van Pass offers spectacular views of mountains, the sea, idyllic beaches and villages. On arrival, you will visit the Royal Citadel, Forbidden Purple City within the Imperial City, the past glory of Hue. The Royal Citadel is composed of three walled enclosures, each within the other, a city within a city. The Imperial City housed the palaces, pavilions, civil and religious ceremonies and official audiences with the civil mandarins.
Cham Museum and Danang City Tour, £30 per person - Vietnam's fourth largest city, Danang, houses the world's finest collection of Cham sculpture. The Cham Museum was founded in 1915 by the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient. The museum building is lovely in its own right: as you wander past the exhibits you can look out on a courtyard full of frangipani trees and smell the salty sea air. But what makes this place worth visiting are the statues, which date from the 7th to 15th centuries. The Chams were masterful carvers; their religious statues are by turns serene, playful and sensual.
Half Day Sunset Boat Trip On The River, £37 per person - Depart by boat from Thu Bon wharf on Bach Dang street and sail along the major branch of the lower section of Thu Bon river, enjoy the beautiful scenery along both banks of the river and the many boats bobbing on the waters. After that, you will be taken to the Cua Dai estuary, going up to the Co Co River and heading for Bay Mau Nipa (water coconut tree) grove where you will disembark and discover the daily life of the people there. On the way back to Hoi An, you will have dinner at the restaurant on the bank of river.
Day 1 London – Hanoi
Fly overnight from the UK to Hanoi with Vietnam Airlines.
Day 2 Hanoi
Arrive in the morning in to Hanoi Airport. Make your own way to your city hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing after your flight from the UK.
Day 3 Hanoi
Today will be spent visiting Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as part of your FREE day trip. You will be picked up from your Hanoi hotel and take the 3 ½ hour road trip to Halong Bay. En-route you’ll stop off at the Hong Ngoc Humanity Center, a handicraft outlet developed to provide support to communities in the area including people with disabilities. On arrival in Halong City, board your private boat for a cruise in Halong Bay, famous for its spectacular limestone karsts jutting out of the peaceful green waters of the bay. The views are spectacular as you cruise amongst the nearly 2000 islands that fill the bay. Your Halong Bay cruise explores some of the grottos or caves that have formed in many of the islands that fill Halong Bay. You also drop in on a fishing village where we learn more about the local culture and customs of the local inhabitants. You can soak up the majestic atmosphere from the top deck to witness the stunning views or relax below in comfortable surroundings. Return to Hanoi by road in the late in the afternoon where you have a chance to reflect on this memorable day.
Day 4 Hanoi
Today is a full day to explore the sights and sounds of Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city. Visit the legendry Ho Chi Minh Complex, take a stroll around the many museums and learn about Vietnam’s turbulent history, sample the vast array of Vietnamese street food’s that are on offer or even take a cyclo tour through the Old Quarter.
Day 5 Hanoi to Hoi An
This morning make your way to Hanoi airport to catch your short internal flight to Da Nang where you’ll then make your own way to your Hoi An Hotel. Once you have checked-in to your Hoi An hotel the rest of the day is spent at your leisure.
Day 6 – 11 Hoi An
Your days at leisure can be spent by simply relaxing on the beach or sunbathing at the hotel’s pool or exploring the many sights of the area. Why not take a sunset boat trip or visit one of the surrounding fishing villages. Visit the nearby areas of Hue or Da Nang or take a city tour. With 7 nights in Hoi An you can take advantage of the fact you have time to chill and relax and also experience the culture of this area of Vietnam.
Day 12 Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City
This morning make your way to Da Nang airport to catch your short internal flight to Ho Chi Minh City where you’ll then make your own way to your city hotel. Once you have checked-in to your Ho Chi Minh City hotel the rest of the day is spent at your leisure.
Day 13 Ho Chi Minh City
Today will be spent on your FREE Ho Chi Minh Discovery tour. This sightseeing tour includes Cholon and Binh Tay Markets, Thien Hau Temple and Nha Rong Wharf, Chinatown, War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post office, Opera house and downtown Saigon. There is an English speaking guide to take you around and you also get lunch included with this tour which will be a local dish. This tour starts at approximately 8.30am and last approximately 8 to 9 hours.
Day 14 Ho Chi Minh City
Today is a full day to explore more of Ho Chi Minh City at your own pace. You could take a trip out to the Mekong Delta to cruise through the canals or visit the many Temples within Ho Chi Minh.
Day 15 Ho Chi Minh City – London
There is some more free time today before catching your overnight flight home to London.
Day 16 London
Arrive back in the UK after enjoying what was hopefully a fantastic holiday!