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Essential Vietnam

A trip idea by Tonkin Travel
Trip cost ex. international flights
from £1,060 per person
Duration
10 days

A classic tour taking in the highlights of Vietnam, with a few twists on the way. Explore Hanoi and visit

A trip idea created by Tonkin Travel

We will tailor this trip to you. Change anything - from excursions to accommodation to places visited.
Day 1
Hanoi
  • Transfer from Hanoi airport to your hotel
Day 2
Hanoi
  • Discover Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum
  • Visit the Temple of Literature
  • Visit Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Discover the Museum of Ethnology
  • Street Food Tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Watch a show at the Water Puppet Theatre
Day 3
Hanoi, Ninh Binh
  • Transfer from Hanoi to Ninh Binh
  • Explore Tam Coc, Ninh Binh
  • Visit Hoa Lu - the former Vietnamese capital
  • Transfer from Ninh Binh to Hanoi
Day 4
Hanoi, Halong Bay
  • Transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay
  • Cruise of Halong Bay - First day
  • Cruise of Halong Bay - Choose your first activity
  • Cruise of Halong Bay - Happy Hour, cooking class and evening activities
Day 5
Halong Bay, Hanoi, Hue
  • Cruise of Halong Bay - Second Day
  • Cruise of Halong Bay - Tai Chi on the sundeck
  • Cruise of Halong Bay - Visit Thien Canh Son cave
  • Transfer from Halong Bay to Hanoi Airport
  • Flight from Hanoi to Hue
  • Transfer from Hue Airport to your hotel
Day 6
Hue
  • Cruise on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda
  • Explore the Citadel (Imperial City)
  • Explore Tu Duc’s Tomb
  • Visit Minh Mang’s Tomb
Day 7
Hue, Hoi An
  • Transfer from Hue to Hoi An (via Hai Van pass)
  • Take a walking tour of Hoi An Old Town
  • Cross Hoi An's Japanese Covered Bridge
  • Visit Quan Cong Temple (Ong Pagoda)
  • Visit Phuoc Kien Assembly Hall, a Fujian temple
  • Take a boat trip on Thu Bon river
Day 8
Hoi An, Danang, Saigon
  • Transfer from Hoi An to Danang Airport
  • Flight from Danang to Saigon
  • Visit Saigon Central Post Office
  • Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Experience the War Remnants Museum
  • Explore Saigon's Chinatown
  • Visit Thien Hau Temple
Day 9
Saigon, Ben Tre
  • Transfer from Saigon to Ben Tre
  • Take a boat trip on the Mekong river
  • Stop at a local house in Ben Tre
  • Take a row-boat trip along Cai Coi creek
  • Transfer from Ben Tre to Saigon
  • Foodie Night Tour in Saigon - by Vespa
Day 10
Saigon
  • Transfer from hotel to the Saigon's airport
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