Vietnam Highlights 12 Days

Vietnam Highlights  12 Days

Our most popular tour is sure to delight! A taste of Vietnam, visiting the best the country has to offer from the South to the North.


 
Saigon  •  Mekong Delta    •  Hoi An  •   Hue   •  Halong  •  Hanoi
 
  • Itinerary and Tour Map
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    Day 1 – Arrive Saigon
    On arrival in Saigon, take a guided transfer to your hotel.

    Stay three nights at the Grand Silverland Hotel & Spa (premier deluxe room), or the Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel (deluxe room) in Saigon.

    Day 2 – Saigon and Cu Chi Tunnels
    A morning city tour of dynamic Saigon, officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City in 1976, takes in the former Presidential Palace, the Old Post Office, a walk around the outside of Notre Dame Cathedral, and a visit to Ben Thanh Market. Lunch at Pho 24 Restaurant. Early afternoon, drive to Cu Chi to visit the incredible underground tunnel network built by the Vietnamese guerrilla fighters. (B,L)

    Day 3 – Mekong Delta excursion
    Full day visit to the watery world of Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta. Take a boat trip to see stilt houses and fish farms and try exotic fruits in one of many orchards. Visit a local farmer on Turtle Island then board a sampan to glide along the narrow canals overhung with dense vegetation, stopping for a cup of honey tea and a folk song performance. A lunch of local delicacies is served in My Tho. (B,L)

    Day 4 – Saigon – Danang – Hoi An
    Transfer to Saigon airport for your flight to Danang. Transfer to Hoi An, stopping en route at the Marble Mountains. In Hoi An take a guided walking tour of the old town visiting former merchant’s houses, the 400 year old Japanese Covered Bridge and the market.

    Stay four nights at the Vinh Hung Riverside Resort & Spa (superior room), or the Essence Hoi An Hotel & Spa (deluxe window room) in Hoi An. (B,L)

    Day 5 – Hue day tour
    In the morning take a 3-hour guided drive over the Pass of Mountain Clouds, past photogenic Lang Co Beach, to Hue. Visit the Imperial Citadel, the mausoleum of Emperor of Khai Dinh and Thien Mu Pagoda before the road transfer back to Hoi An through the Hai Van tunnels in late afternoon. (B,L)

    Day 6 – Hoi An
    A free day in Hoi An to soak up the atmosphere in the old town and perhaps visit one of the many tailors. (B)

    Day 7 – Hoi An
    A free day in Hoi An. (B)

    Day 8 – Hoi An – Danang – Hanoi
    Transfer to Danang airport for your flight to Hanoi. You will be met by your guide on arrival at Hanoi airport and transferred to your hotel. A water puppet show (1st class seating) is included this evening, including private guided return transfers.

    Stay two nights at the Golden Lotus Luxury Hotel (lotus executive room), or the Essence Hanoi Hotel & Spa (deluxe room) in Hanoi. (B)

    Day 9 – Hanoi
    Full day Hanoi city tour including One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi Hilton Prison and Museum of Ethnology. Lunch is at Koto Restaurant, an Australian funded establishment aimed at helping Hanoi street kids. Further sightseeing includes the Fine Arts Museum and the Temple of Literature. The day ends with a tour of the old quarter of 36 streets and 36 wares by cyclo. (B,L)

    Day 10 – Hanoi – Halong Bay overnight cruise
    A highlight of your visit to Vietnam is sure to be your overnight cruise on Halong Bay. In the morning take the cruise company’s group transfer (a journey of up to 4 hours), without guide, to Halong and on arrival board your boat for a cruise among the rocky limestone islands in the emerald waters of Halong Bay. Seafood lunch and dinner are served on board.

    Stay overnight on the Glory Legend cruise boat (deluxe en-suite cabin) in Halong. (B,L,D)

    Day 11 – Halong to Hanoi
    Further cruising around Halong Bay this morning. Disembark at Halong and return to Hanoi by the cruise company’s group transfer, without guide.

    Stay one night at the Golden Lotus Luxury Hotel (lotus executive room), or the Essence Hanoi Hotel & Spa (deluxe room) in Hanoi. (B)

    Day 12 – Depart Hanoi
    Time at leisure before transferring, without guide, to the airport. (B)

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  • Group departure dates and prices
    Departure Twin Share Land Only Single Supp.
    22 Feb 16 $2520 $865
    28 Mar 16 $2520 $865
    25 Apr 16 $2520 $865
    16 May 16 $2520 $865
    20 Jun 16 $2520 $865
    18 Jul 16 $2520 $865
    22 Aug 16 $2520 $865
    19 Sep 16 $2520 $865
    17 Oct 16 $2520 $865
    14 Nov 16 $2520 $865
    16 Jan 17 $2520 $865
    13 Feb 17 $2520 $865
    13 Mar 17 $2520 $865
    24 Apr 17 $2520 $865
    29 May 17 $2520 $865
    26 Jun 17 $2520 $865
    24 Jul 17 $2520 $865
    28 Aug 17 $2520 $865
    25 Sep 17 $2520 $865
    30 Oct 17 $2520 $865
    27 Nov 17 $2520 $865

    Prices are per person, in Australian dollars.  Please confirm prices when booking.

    Dates don’t suit? Depart any day with a minimum of 2 passengers and pay just $120 more per person, subject to local holiday and peak season surcharges.

  • Price Includes:

    Price Includes:

    • 10 nights 4 star hotel accommodation
    • 1 night 4 star Halong Bay cruise
    • 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 1 dinner
    • Economy class flights Saigon – Danang – Hanoi including taxes and fuel surcharges
    • All transfers and sightseeing as listed, including entrance fees
    • Quality air-conditioned vehicles, experienced drivers and English speaking guides

     

    Price Excludes:

    • Visa fees
    • Gratuities

     

    For these group departures, the tour prices are based on a minimum of 2 passengers.  Group size is limited to a maximum of 12 passengers.

    International airfares are not included in the tour price. Ask InterAsia for the current fare with our airline partners SINGAPORE AIRLINES, VIETNAM AIRLINES, THAI AIRWAYS and MALAYSIA AIRLINES.

    Dates don’t suit? Depart any day with a minimum of 2 passengers and pay just $120 more per person, subject to local holiday and peak season surcharges.

 

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Vietnam Highlights  12 Days
 

Highlights

  • For hustle and bustle, try Saigon!
  • Sampling exotic fruits from the Mekong Delta orchards
  • Great shopping and tailoring in Hoi An
  • Sublime overnight cruise on Halong Bay
 
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