For those with a little more time available, this tour offers a comprehensive trip through Vietnam. Explore the wonders from North to South with this 13 day tour.
Day 1 - Hanoi
Transfer from the airport to your hotel for afternoon at leisure and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2 - Hanoi - Train
After breakfast enjoy a full day city tour of Vietnam’s fascinating capital. This evening see a water puppet show before transferring to the Victoria Express for your overnight train journey from Hanoi to Lao Cai. Overnight accommodation on board.
Day 3 - Lao Cai - Sapa
Transfer from Lao Cai train station to the picturesque hill resort of Sapa. Sightseeing and overnight in Sapa.
Day 4 - Sapa
Today enjoy a hiking excursion to visit the ethnic minorities of the Sapa region. Explore villages of the various hill tribes in the area. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 5 - Sapa - Hanoi
Road transfer from Sapa to your Hanoi hotel. Evening at leisure and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6 - Hanoi - Da Nang - Hoi An
Fly to Da Nang and continue to the ancient town of Hoi An. Transfer to your hotel for one night in Hoi An. Evening at leisure.
Day 7 - Hoi An - Hue
Today drive through the impressive countryside from Hoi An to Hue. This ancient city represents a link with the past where people live in old buildings and don’t lock their doors! Enjoy sightseeing in the ancient imperial city and the covered Dong Ba Markets. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8 - Hue
After breakfast enjoy a spectacular boat ride taking in the sights of Thien Mu Pagoda and the Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang. Visit the Imperial Tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. Overnight in Hue.
Day 9 - Hue - Saigon
Fly from Hue to Saigon where on arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. After lunch take in a sightseeing tour of this vibrant city and Cholon (Chinatown).
Day 10 - Saigon
Today drive through the countryside to the Cu Chi Tunnels - an amazing series of underground tunnels originally dug by the Viet Minh from 1948 and later used by the VC during the war. Later it’s on to Tay Ninh, home of the Cao Dai Great Temple. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 11 - Saigon - Vinh Long - Can Thao
Time for a drive to the riverside town of Vinh Long from where we take a trip to the Mekong River Islands. Later we drive from Vinh Long to Can Tho, the heart of the Mekong Delta. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 12 - Can Tho - Saigon
Today you will visit the famous Cai Rang Floating Market by boat. Then it’s back to Saigon to enjoy your final night in Vietnam.
Day 13 - Saigon
Morning at leisure prior to your transfer to the airport for your flight home.