Essential Vietnam

Take in the main highlights of Vietnam in 7 days

Essential Vietnam

The best way to experience Vietnam is on a multi centre tour visiting the Northern, Central and Southern areas of the country. All of our tours are on a private basis, tailor-made to suit your own requirements and include the highlights you wish to see. If you‘re short of time our Essential Vietnam tour takes in the main highlights of Vietnam in just 7 days, giving you a taster of this fascinating country. After a week of touring we recommend extending your stay with a beach extension in Vietnam of Thailand.


    DAY 01



    Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi Accommodation Options

    HANOI - Sightseeing
      DAY 02

      HANOI - Sightseeing


      Today is a full day exploring Hanoi. Visit the imposing marble Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, his wooden stilt house and One Pillar Pagoda. Stops will also be made at the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake and the Ngoc Son Temple. This afternoon enjoy a cyclo tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, learn about traditional Vietnamese architecture and visit an ancient Vietnamese longhouse. Overnight in Hanoi Accommodation Options

        DAY 03

        HANOI TO HUE


        Fly to Hue, the former Imperial Capital of Vietnam. Upon arrival, visit the spectacular Imperial Citadel and Dong Ba Market. This afternoon, visit the mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and Thien Mu Pagoda, before enjoying a relaxing cruise along the Perfume River. Overnight in Hue Accommodation Options

        HUE TO HOI AN
          DAY 04

          HUE TO HOI AN

          Hoi An

          Drive along the coast, via mountain passes to the World Heritage Site of Hoi An. Upon arrival, visit one of Hoi An’s famous lantern workshops and learn how to make one before setting out on a walking tour to explore the town’s highlights, including the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge. Take a boat trip on the Thu Bon River. The rest of your day is free to relax or further explore. Overnight in Hoi An Accommodation Options

          HOI AN TO HO CHI MINH CITY (Saigon)
            DAY 05

            HOI AN TO HO CHI MINH CITY (Saigon)

            Ho Chi Minh City

            Transfer to Danang to catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City Accommodation Options

            HO CHI MINH CITY - Sightseeing
              DAY 06

              HO CHI MINH CITY - Sightseeing

              Ho Chi Minh City

              This morning visit the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels – a labyrinth of narrow tunnels used as hideouts during the American war. This afternoon return to Ho Chi Minh City for a city tour visiting the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Chinatown and the busy Binh Tay Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City Accommodation Options

                DAY 07

                DEPART HO CHI MINH CITY

                Ho Chi Minh City

                Today is free until your transfer to the airport or extend your stay and relax on a beach for a few nights

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