A 15 day independent tour - this complete programme includes entry visa, comfortable 3* hotel with air conditioning and private facilities, daily breakfast, city tours, first class train Hanoi-Hue, Danang-Nhatrang, and internal flight Camranh-Saigon. Daily departures.
£895 PER PERSON
Price includes: visa, internal flight CamRanh-Saigon, Ist class train Hanoi-Hue, DaNang-NhaTrang, hotels as above or similar, daily breakfast, guided city tours in private cars. Programme is extendible and can be modified upon request.
Price excludes: International flights *, insurance, airport/station hotel transfers, meals, optional coach trips and any service not specified in programme.
Price is based on 2 persons sharing twin/double room (Single Sup £350).
* To make your holidays even more hassle-free, we can purchase international flights on your behalf at competitive prices. Please call for more information.
COACH TRIPS PLEASE NOTE: Optional coach excursions are extras and cost around £20 per trip per person (£30 for HaLong bay). These excursions are good value for money and are run by local tour organisers who are completely independent from us. On your request, we can pre book on your behalf these coach excursions for your Vietnam Explorer programme, but we are not responsible for the quality of its operation. Trip vouchers will be delivered to your hotel on arrival.
PLEASE BOOK WELL IN ADVANCE DUE TO LIMITED AVAILABILITY
DAY 01 DEPARTURE
Depart on scheduled flights from Heathrow to Hanoi.
DAY 02 HANOI (B/-/-)
Arrival in Hanoi, the charming capital of Vietnam. Arrange your own taxi transfer to your hotel in the city centre. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at 3* HoaBinh Palace hotel.
DAY 03 HANOI (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Hanoi city tour with guide takes in the main boulevards of Hanoi, Temple of Literature, The Old Quarter and the famous One Pillar pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake and Dong Xuan market,. Overnight at HoaBinh Palace hotel.
DAY 04 HANOI (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure with optional coach trip to Halong Bay.
DAY 05 HANOI / HUE (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. At leisure. Arrange own taxi transfer to Hanoi railway station for the night train to Hue. Please note that Vietnamese trains are basic and not as comfortable as trains in other advanced countries but travelling by train can be the best way to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and meet the friendly local people. Overnight on train sleeper (sharing a compartment of 4 or 6 berths).
DAY 06 HUE (-/-/-)
On arrival in Hue mid morning, arrange own taxi transfer to 3* Asia hotel. Afternoon guided city tour of The impressive Imperial city, ThienMu pagoda on the bank of the Perfume river and DongBa market. Evening at leisure.
DAY 07 HUE / HOI AN (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. At leisure to explore Hue. Join a local bus to HoiAn ancient town. Check-in at 2* Vinh Hung hotel. Rest of day is at leisure to explore HoiAn. Overnight in HoiAn.
DAY 08 HOI AN (B/L/-)
Day at leisure to enjoy HoiAn. Overnight at HoiAn Hotel.
DAY 09 DANANG / NHA TRANG (B/-/-)
After an early breakfast, own taxi transfer to Danang Railway station for day train (soft seat) to NhaTrang, arriving in the evening. Arrange your own taxi transfer to hotel. At leisure. Overnight in NhaTrang at 3* Yasaka beach front hotel.
DAY 10 NHA TRANG (B/L/-)
Day at leisure to enjoy NhaTrang paradise beach. Overnight at Yasaka hotel.
DAY 11 SAIGON (B/L/-)
Breakfast. Arrange your own taxi transfer to CamRanh airport for flight to HoChiMinh city. Arrange your own taxi transfer to your hotel in city centre. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in HoChiMinh city at 3* Kingston hotel.
DAY 12 SAIGON (B/L/-)
Breakfast. Saigon city tour with guide: Saigon boulevards, Notre Dame Cathedral, BenThanh market, History museum, China town, ThienHau pagoda, BinhTay market. Overnight at Kingston Hotel.
DAY 13 SAIGON (B/L/-)
Breakfast. Day at leisure. Optional coach day trip to CuChi tunnels or to Mekong delta with boat trip to visit floating market, tropical fruit islands, etc… Overnight at Kingston hotel.
DAY 14 DEPARTURE (B/L/-)
Breakfast. At leisure or shopping. Check -out for departure in the afternoon.
DAY 15 Arrive home.