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Highlights of Vietnam

14 day/13 night journey from $4399 per person share twin
Flights are additional

14 day/13 night journey from
per person share twinFlights are additional

Highlights of Vietnam

This small group tour provides an extensive and diverse experience of Vietnam, from natural wonders to cultural immersion, historical insights, and culinary delights. It's an excellent way to explore the country's rich heritage and beautiful landscapes.

Deal Includes
 13 nights accommodation
 Meals as stated
 Transfers and tours with local English speaking guides in private air-
conditioned vehicles
 All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
 2 bottles of mineral water on the bus per day
 Internal flight

Flights are additional

14 days/13 nights
From $4399 per person share twin
From $5699 per solo traveller
Set Departures: 02Oct24

From $4499 per person share twin
From $5799 per solo traveller
Set Departures: 07Aug & 04Sep24

Day 1: Hanoi
Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, our local guide will warmly welcome you and assist with hotel check-in (from 14:00 local time). Enjoy leisure time in Hanoi for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a 2.5 to 3 hour journey to Halong Bay. Arriving at the jetty in Halong City around noon, complete the check-in process, and board your cruise ship for a delightful lunch while enjoying the bay's stunning scenery. In the afternoon, explore the boat's activities or relax on board amidst breath taking surroundings. As the day ends, the boat anchors among karst formations, and you'll relish a sumptuous onboard dinner. Your overnight stay on Halong Bay offers tranquillity and natural beauty.
(Full Board - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 3: Halong Bay - Lao Cai
Enjoy breakfast or brunch on some boats, setting the stage for the day's adventure. Afterward, the vessels will leisurely cruise through the magnificent rock formations, gently making their way back to the port, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beauty of Halong Bay. Disembark for a thrilling scenic flight above Ha Long Bay. Witness the 2,000 limestone islands emerging from the emerald waters. The 25-minute flight provides a fresh perspective on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Returning to Hanoi and explore Dong Xuan Market and the Old Quarter's bustling streets. Then, relax at your hotel. Around 21:30, transfer to Hanoi Railway Station to board the overnight train to Lao Cai in a shared 4- berth compartment. The train departs at approximately 22:00.
(Bed, Breakfast and lunch)

Day 4: Lao Cai - Sapa
Around 06:30, you'll arrive in Lao Cai, bordering China. A 38 kilometre drive takes you to Sapa, 1,500 meters above sea level, with the chance to see Fansipan on clear days. After breakfast, explore Lao Chai village, offering panoramic views of Muong Hoa Valley and interactions with ethnic minority groups like H'mong, Zay, and Red Dao. Visit the Black H'mong village of Lao Chai, then head to Ta Van Village for lunch in a traditional local house. Afterwar d, return to Sapa town for leisure time to explore the markets, ethnic attire, and local life. Overnight stay in a Sapa hotel.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 5: Sapa
Morning takes you from Sapa to Bac Ha Market, the largest gathering of Northwest Vietnam's minority peoples. Interact with diverse ethnic groups like Flower Hmong, Black Dao, Tay, Nung, and more. The market buzzes with colourful traditional costumes, livestock trading, and cultural exchanges. Afterward, return to town for lunch. Then, explore Ban Pho Village, home to the Hmong, Tay, and Nung communities. As the day ends, drive back to Sapa for an overnight stay, reflecting on the day's captivating experiences.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 6: Sapa - Hanoi
Enjoy a full day of trekking in the heart of the region's natural beauty. Begin in Suoi Ho village, surrounded by tea plantations and cardamom gardens. Follow buffalo trails to the welcoming Black Hmong villages in Ma Tra, passing a local school and scenic vistas. Relish a delightful picnic lunch before continuing to Ta Phin village, where you'll meet the Red Dao people with exceptional weaving skills. After your journey, you'll be transferred back to Sapa. Indulge in a soothing 60 minute foot massage before boarding the overnight train to Hanoi from Lao Cai Railway Station. The train departs around 21:30, with shared sleeping compartments.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 7: Hanoi - Hue
Upon early morning arrival in Hanoi, you'll be transferred to a 3-star hotel for breakfast before your Hanoi City Tour. Visit the historic Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university dating back to 1076. Explore the iconic One Pillar Pagoda and the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh. Lunch at a local restaurant follows. Please note the mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays, and in June to August, it's an outside visit. Then, you'll fly to Hue in the afternoon, where you'll check in at your hotel. Experience a royal dining extravaganza in the evening, complete with authentic royal dishes and traditional attire. This regal meal provides an immersive cultural experience. Spend the night at your Hue hotel, concluding a day rich in cultural experiences.
(Full Board - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 8: Hue - Hoi An
Start your day at the Imperial City of Hue, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the Citadel, the Yellow Imperial City, and the Forbidden Purple City. Your tour includes a visit to the Museum of Royal Antiquities. Next, take a serene boat journey along the Perfume River to the ancient Thien Mu Pagoda. Visit the beautiful Minh Mang Royal tomb before lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, drive across the Hai Van Pass to Da Nang, offering panoramic views. Then, arrive in Hoi An, a UNES CO World Cultural Heritage Site, and check into your hotel. In the evening, enjoy the Hoian Memories Show at the Eco Zone (except Tuesdays), a captivating outdoor performance. You'll spend the night in Hoi An, immersed in cultural experiences.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 9: Hoi An
Morning in Hoi An invites you to explore its well preserved charm. This UNESCO World Heritage Site showcases Chinese Vietnamese architecture from its bustling trading history in the 16th century. Take a leisurely walking tour through historic merchant houses, places of worship, and the iconic Japanese Covered B ridge. Witness daily life, lush fields, bustling markets, and serene temples against a stunning countryside backdrop. Enjoy numerous photo opportunities and friendly interactions. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you'll have free time to explore at your own pace. Spend the night in the captivating town of Hoi An, embracing its rich history and natural beauty.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 10: Hoi An
Enjoy a free day in Hoi An with no scheduled activities. Explore at your own pace and savor the charms of this captivating town. Spend the night in Hoi An, taking it easy as you wish.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 11: Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City
Enjoy free time until your transfer to Danang Airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, our local guide will assist with hotel check-in. In the evening, at 17:30, join a unique Saigon craft beer experience. Ride vintage Vespas to breweries and bars across the city, sampling over 15 craft beers and gourmet tapas. Learn about brewing and explore vibrant hotspots before ending the tour around 22:00 - 22:30 at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City 
Your day in Ho Chi Minh City begins with visits to significant historical sites. Explore the Independence Palace and the War Remnants Museum to gain historical insights. Take a leisurely stroll through colonial era landmarks, including the Old Saigon Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, and more. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, travel 75 km to the Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground complex constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters. You can crawl through the tunnels and test your shooting skills with original weapons from the wartime. After the Cu Chi Tunnels visit, return to Ho Chi Minh City for an overnight stay.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City
In the morning, meet your local guide and head to Ben Tre, at the heart of the Mekong Delta, known for its rice fields and beautiful landscapes. You'll board a boat along the Chẹt Sậy River, witnessing daily life and visiting a brickwork facility. Enjoy fresh coconut juice and explore a coconut husking factory. Later, visit a coconut candy workshop and learn abo ut the process. Cruise through natural creeks, take a walk to a family making sleeping mats, and explore villages. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Switch to a rowing boat for a serene canal ride, concluding at Nhà Việc Bridge for your journey back to Ho Chi Minh City. Spend the night there.
(Bed, Breakfast and Lunch)

Day 14: Your tour ends in Ho Chi Minh City
Enjoy your day at leisure until it's time for your transfer to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for your international f light back home. We hope you had an unforgettable holiday with us. Safe travels!
(Bed and Breakfast)

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only until sold out. Pricing is subject to availability at the time of booking confirmation and may change without notice. • Advertised prices are per person share twin in NZ dollars for cash or eftpos purchase only. Credit card fees will apply.  •  Twin share is two people doing the same travel arrangements and sharing a room, using existing bedding.  • Advertised prices are correct as at 27 Jun 24 but may vary due to exchange rates • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Your contract in respect of your holiday is made with (‘the Company‘), registered in Israel, and all bookings are subject to these terms and conditions. • You are required to pay a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the total cost of the booking to confirm your booking. • Receipt of the deposit and booking form by the Company does neither guarantee nor imply confirmation of the booking. No booking shall be confirmed until the Company issues a written notice. The Company reserves the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason and shall in that event return any deposit received. • You are required to pay the balance of your booking in full at least 60 days before the departure date. If payment is not received by the due date, the Company reserves the right to cancel the booking. The person who signs the booking form guarantees payment of the total amount in accordance with these conditions. It is the responsibility of the signatory to ensure the Company receives payment in full by the due date. No reminders will be sent. • If you book within 60 days of your departure date payment must be made in full at the time of booking. • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Surcharges and closeout dates may apply • No refund for unused services • Surcharges may apply to event period dates • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. HOT Code: OLLAMI


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