Learn why people burn incense before Buddha statues and why motorbikes rule the roads in Vietnam! Visit a place where quiet rural towns stand in contrast to the fast pace of the cities. Savour scenic, historical, cultural and culinary delights whilst at the same time having a ton of fun, as you and your family travel the length of the country from vibrant Hanoi down to chaotic Saigon.
* Day 1 Arrive Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi at any time.
* Day 2 Hanoi (B)
Take a walk through Hanoi’s Old Quarter – a maze of streets, each one traditionally devoted to a different product or industry. In the evening, catch a performance of the famous Water Puppet Theatre.
* Day 3-4 Halong Bay (2B,2L,1D)
Board a sailing junk, visit some astounding limestone karst islands and caves, take a swim, and spend a peaceful night beneath the stars.
* Day 5 Hue
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the former imperial capital of Hue is one of the most picturesque towns in Vietnam. Step back in time as you visit the ancient Citadel and the peaceful gardens that fill this friendly city.
* Day 6-8 Hoi An (3B)
Walk through the living museum of this incredible preserved town. Take in the colourful French colonial homes, tucked in between wooden shop-houses, pagodas and Chinese communal houses. Don’t miss a chance to get some tailor made clothes or just chill out on the beach.
* Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Discover the infectious energy of Vietnam’s biggest city, with its open-air music concerts, blinking neon lights and overflowing markets.
* Day 10 Mekong Delta (D)
Explore the waterways of this fertile region by boat, meeting friendly locals and visiting a floating market.
* Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Time for some last minute shopping and sight seeing before saying goodbye to your fellow travellers.
* Day 12 Depart Ho Chi Minh City
You are free to depart at any time today.