VIETNAM EXPLORER

  
visit asia - tours to asiaA 15 day independent tour - this complete programme includes 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.

£1,295 PER PERSON
CODE VE05

Price includes: 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 £695).

* 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
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DAY 01 Departure from the UK. Fly to Hanoi.

DAY 02 HANOI (B/-/-)
Arrival in Hanoi, the charming capital of Vietnam. Meeting with guide at airport and transfer to your hotel in the Old Quarter. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at 3* Elegance Diamond hotel.

DAY 03 HANOI (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Hanoi half day 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, Hoa lo prison and Dong Xuan market, etc... Lunch during visits. Afternoon free. Overnight at Elegance Diamond hotel.

DAY 04 HANOI (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure with optional seat-in-coach day trip to Halong Bay or Ninh Binh.
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DAY 05 HANOI / HUE (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Day time at leisure. Evening arrange own taxi transfer to Hanoi railway station for overnight 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 berths).

DAY 06 HUE (-/L/-)
Mid morning arrival in Hue, arrange own taxi transfer to 4* Eldora hotel. Early afternoon be picked up from your hotel for a Hue specialities lunch before a guided city tour starting with a cyclo ride to the impressive Imperial city. Next car transfer to TuDuc & Khai Dinh Mausoleums followed by a boat cruise to ThienMu pagoda on the bank of the Perfume river at sunset. Evening at leisure. Overnight at Eldora Hotel.

DAY 07 HUE / HOI AN (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Depart by road to HoiAn ancient town via the scenic Hai Van Pass. Check-in at 3* Ancient House hotel. Rest of day is at leisure to explore HoiAn. Overnight in HoiAn.

DAY 08 HOI AN (B/-/-)
Day at leisure to enjoy HoiAn. Overnight at HoiAn Ancient House 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. Overnight in NhaTrang at 3* Asia Paradise hotel.
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DAY 10 NHA TRANG (B/-/-)
Day at leisure to enjoy NhaTrang paradise beach. Overnight at Asia Paradise hotel.

DAY 11 SAIGON (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. 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* Bong Sen 1 hotel in the prestigious Dong Khoi street ( former Rue Catinat ).

DAY 12 SAIGON (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Saigon half day city tour with guide: Saigon boulevards, Notre Dame Cathedral, BenThanh market, Reunification Palace & War Museum, China town, ThienHau pagoda, BinhTay market. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon is free, Overnight at Bong Sen 1 Hotel.
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DAY 13 SAIGON (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure. Optional seat-in-coach half day trip to CuChi tunnels or full day trip to Mekong delta with boat trip to visit floating market, tropical fruit islands, etc… Overnight at Bong Sen 1 hotel.

DAY 14 DEPARTURE (B/L/-)
Breakfast. At leisure or shopping. Check -out for departure in the afternoon.

DAY 15 Arrive home.