15 Day Vietnam Discovery Tour 2022
Tour Code: VDT
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Duration:
15 days
Price From:
$3,280
Pay only $400 per person to secure your tour today.

Summary

Description

An ancient and beautiful land now recovering from its turbulent past, welcomes visitors through its bustling gateway cities of Ho Chi Minh (former known as “Saigon”) and Hanoi. Steeped in culture, coupled with remarkable sightseeing opportunities, friendly people and over 2,000 kilometers of stunning coastline, much of which is undeveloped, Vietnam is an exciting country just waiting to be explored.

Route:

Sydney - Saigon - Mekong Delta - Caodaist Temple - Danang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

Itinerary

Depart Sydney in the morning and arrive in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in the afternoon. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel. Stay overnight.
Accommodation: Harmony Hotel(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: D.
Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho oldest city of Mekong River Delta, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river-bank. Proceed to Tortoise Islet. Then take a boat ride to An Khanh, a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre Province. Check in cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea while listening to Southern Amateur Music, the only world cultural heritage in the region, performed by locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Then drive back to Saigon.
Accommodation: Harmony Hotel(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.D.
Drive to Tay Ninh Province, the headquarter of a typical Vietnamese religion called Caodaiism. Visit the Holy See with the noon ceremony of Caodaiism. Then drive to amazing Cu Chi Tunnels to visit and experience a huge system of underground tunnels dug by Vietnamese guerrilas during the French and American Wars in Vietnam. Drive back to Saigon.
Accommodation: Harmony Hotel(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.D.
In the morning, you will visit the former Presidential Palace, the History Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office and Ben Thanh Market. You will have a free afternoon to stroll around this exciting city.
Meal Inclusions: B.L.
In the morning, take your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to Hoi An.
Accommodation: La Residencia Hotel & Spa(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.D.
Visit My Son, Vietnam's most important Cham ruins site and Bang An, one of Vietnam's best preserved Cham towers. Free afternoon.
Accommodation: La Residencia Hotel & Spa(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.D.
Visit Hoi An Town with Japanese Bridge, Old House, Chinese Temple and Hoi An Cultural Museum. Drive to Hue over the mighty Hai Van Pass. On the way there, we will visit the Marble Mountains, which are fascinating maze of cave and temples, hidden with five sacred marble rocks. And then visit Cham Museum where the remaining evidence of the Champa civilization can be viewed.
Accommodation: Parkview Hotel (⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.D.
This morning, take a boat cruise on the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda; one of the most beautiful Pagodas in Vietnam built at the end of 16th century and King Minh Mang's Tomb. In the afternoon, visit Imperial Palace; a citadel surrounded by large moats. Then continue visiting King Tu Duc’s Tomb.
Accommodation: Parkview Hotel (⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.D.
This morning, you are transferred to airport to take Vietnam Airlines domestic flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel.
Accommodation: MK Premier Hotel(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.
Depart for Trang An Landscape Complex. There is beautiful roadside scenery on the way. After arriving in Ninh Binh Province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu, the Ancient Royal Capital of Vietnam. Board a small boat to visit Tam Coc, the village of Tam Coc flooded cave karst system, Bich Dong series of mountain pagodas and the famous Bai Dinh Temple. Back to Hanoi.
Accommodation: MK Premier Hotel(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.D.
Depart from Hanoi and travel through the Red River Delta to the beautiful Ha Long Bay. The scenic drive will pass through some of the rural landscape before arriving in the afternoon to the World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay. Ha Long Bay consists of more than 3000 islands, which time, wind and waves have sculptured into fantastic shapes. Upon arrival, check in the junk at noon.
Accommodation: Phoenix Deluxe Junk(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.D.
We will drive back to Hanoi for the night. In the evening enjoy a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.
Accommodation: MK Premier Hotel(⭐⭐⭐⭐) or similar
Meal Inclusions: B.L.D.
In the morning, enjoy your city tour including such sights as Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda, and the Fine Art Museum. Then move on to the Temple of Literature, Lake of Restored Sword and the Old Quarter for shopping. In the afternoon, you are free at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own.
Meal Inclusions: B.L.
You are at leisure until time to transfer to airport for your international flight to travel back to Sydney.
Meal Inclusions: B.
You will arrive in Sydney in the afternoon and your unforgettable Vietnam Tour ends.

Inclusions

  1. International and domestic economy class airfare on Vietnam Airlines;
  2. Airport tax and fuel surcharge (currently $250, subject to change);
  3. Twelve-night accommodation at four-star hotels as indicated or similar on twin-shared basis;
  4. One-night accommodation on a four-star Junk Boat in Halong Bay;
  5. Transfers and transport by air-conditioned vehicle;
  6. Cruises as stated in the itinerary;
  7. Meals and sightseeing with entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary;
  8. Tip to guides and drivers ($70 per person);
  9. English-speaking guide.

Exclusions

1. Travel insurance;
2. Vietnam visa fee (currently $110, subject to change);
3. Personal expenses;
4. Any meals and services not mentioned in the itinerary.

Dates & Prices

Departure Date
Return Date
Price
Wed
07 Dec 2022
Thu
22 Dec 2022
$3,280

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ON SALE
Duration:
15 days
Price From:
$3,280
Tour Route: Sydney - Saigon - Mekong Delta - Caodaist Temple - Danang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Ha Long Bay
Pay only $400 per person to secure your tour today.