Summary

15 daysDepart 08 Dec 2022Return 23 Dec 2022
Total $2,489.00
4  x fortnightly from $622.25
73  x weekly from $34.09

Overview

Good morning Vietnam

 Hanoi, Vietnam

Complex, yet incredibly subtle, staggeringly beautiful to look at, outstanding in its diversity…and that’s just the cuisine. We love Vietnam. Imagine what you’ll get to taste, see and do with 15 days to explore the countryside, townships and cities. Go boating on the Mekong, cycle through rice paddies, ride a rickshaw through Hanoi, crawl through the cu chi tunnels, take a hands-on cooking class, and lots, more. 

Inclusions

  • 14 nights / 15 day accommodation (twin-share)
  • Enjoy hand-selected premium accommodation including four-star hotels and upgraded local homestays
  • Dive into the culture, food and fast-paced lifestyle of buzzing Hanoi
  • Trek with the locals through the stunning green landscapes of Sapa
  • Cruise, kayak, and swim the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay
  • Be captured by the charm of Hoi An
  • Experience local village life in the jungles of the Mekong Delta. 

Please note that this tour is recommended for adults 18 to 40+.

Travel Validity

Valid for Departures

  • 09 Jan 2022
  • 16 Feb 2022
  • 22 Feb 2022
  • 17 Mar 2022
  • 12 Apr 2022

Itinerary & Map

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Day 1: Arrive In Hanoi

Landing in Hanoi, we’ll meet you at the airport and take you to your boutique hotel in the heart of the old town. Meet up with your travel crew and chat about the adventures to come.

Inclusions

Day 2: Rickshaw Exploring

We’ll jump straight into the hustle of Hanoi today with a walking and rickshaw tour of the city. Tasty street food will keep us going as we soak in the intoxicating energy of the capital, full of rustic colonial buildings and themed trading streets. This evening we’ll head out for dinner and a drink to see what Hanoi has to offer after dark.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast.
Day 3: Sapa Trekking

We’ll jump straight into the hustle of Hanoi today with a walking and rickshaw tour of the city. Tasty street food will keep us going as we soak in the intoxicating energy of the capital, full of rustic colonial buildings and themed trading streets. This evening we’ll head out for dinner and a drink to see what Hanoi has to offer after dark.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 4: Villages & Mountains

Today is all about the post-card perfect landscapes and taking in the fresh mountain air as we trek through terraced hills and waterfalls. This afternoon a quick drive takes us back to Sapa, where we’ll check in to our beautiful mountainside hotel and enjoy a well-earned rest in peaceful surroundings.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast.
Day 5: Explore Sapa Town

Today is all about the post-card perfect landscapes and taking in the fresh mountain air as we trek through terraced hills and waterfalls. This afternoon a quick drive takes us back to Sapa, where we’ll check in to our beautiful mountainside hotel and enjoy a well-earned rest in peaceful surroundings.

Inclusions

Breakfast

Day 6: Ha Long Bay Overnight Boat

From Hanoi we’ll travel to Ha Long Bay to board the luxurious boat that will be our home for the night. Famous for emerald waters, limestone islands and caves, and thick rainforests, we’ll see this world heritage site up close, as we kayak, swim, and relax on the sundeck. In the evening enjoy a sunset from the deck and tuck into a fresh dinner before some drinks. 

Inclusions

  • Lunch and dinner.
Day 7: Travel to Ninh Binh

Today we’ll visit the rice paddies and vast mountains of Ninh Binh. This evening we’ll make the most of our serene surroundings as we cosy up in traditional bungalows by the river at a local homestay.

Inclusions

Breakfast and lunch

Day 8: Bike Rides, Row Boats & an Epic Hike

Heading out to explore the rural paradise of Ninh Binh, we’ll hop on two wheels to weave through rice paddies, before taking a local rowboat through a network of rivers and caves. A hike up to Dragon Mountain viewpoint will reward us with epic views, and this evening we’ll have a well-earned rest back at our bungalows.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast.
Day 9: Explore Hoi An

Our first internal flight will take us to the charming, historical township of Hoi An. Go shopping, stroll the alleys, or even visit a local tailor to get a custom suit or dress made. Tonight we head out for some dinner and drinks in this vibrant town.

Inclusions

Breakfast

Day 10: Basket Fishing & Cooking Class

Local fishermen will be our guides today as we weave through coconut groves learning the art of crab fishing. We’ll then take part in a hands-on cooking class to become better acquainted with Vietnamese cuisine. The afternoon is yours to relax by the pool or treat yourself to a massage. This evening we’ll experience a cultural Bamboo show. 

Inclusions

  • Breakfast and lunch.
Day 11: Beaches & Sunsets

Local fishermen will be our guides today as we weave through coconut groves learning the art of crab fishing. We’ll then take part in a hands-on cooking class to become better acquainted with Vietnamese cuisine. The afternoon is yours to relax by the pool or treat yourself to a massage. This evening we’ll experience a cultural Bamboo show. 

Inclusions

  • Breakfast.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City

Today we’ll enjoy a quiet morning, in Hoi An, before catching a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. We’ll head straight out onto the streets for some dinner, then up to a rooftop bar for drinks overlooking Ho Chi Minh’s modern skyline. 

Inclusions

  • Breakfast.
Day 13: Local Life

Today we venture into the lush beauty of the Mekong Delta for a special overnight experience. We’ll explore a more authentic Vietnam, seeing how locals live and work on the river and checking in to a family-run homestay for the evening.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 14: Cu Chi Tunnels

At the Cu Chi tunnels, we’ll learn how this hand-dug underground network played a crucial role in the Vietnam War, providing supply routes, hideouts, and living quarters for soldiers. Arriving back in Ho Chi Minh City, we’ll dress sharp for our farewell dinner and party. 

Inclusions

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day 15: Check out

Your unforgettable 15 day adventure comes to an end. Those flying home will make their way to the airport, or extend your stay in Vietnam or South East Asia.

Inclusions

  • Breakfast.
Exclusions
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses and tips on excursions
  • Meals not specified
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Visas
Terms and Conditions
  • Compulsory travel insurance
  • Twin-share accommodation
  • Solo travellers will be accommodated in a twin-share room (2 Beds) with a traveller of the same gender.
  • Suitable for adults 18 to 40+.