Highlights of Vietnam

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  • COVID-19protected
  • CO2 neutral
  • Local culture
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • max group size 48
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  • Starts Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ends Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date prior to 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour You can select a new tour run by the same operator up to 30 days before departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • EXPLORE Hanoi, Hoi An, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City
  • VISIT Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature in Hanoi, the Imperial Citadel in Hue, the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • VIEW Ho Chi Minh's House in Hanoi, the Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City
  • SEE Red Beach in Danang
  • CRUISE Halong Bay
  • CONNECT WITH LOCALS Enjoy lunch at one of the great remaining garden houses of Hue where you will gain insight into the lives of a local family and admire their fascinating collection of artifacts and mementos from the days of the former Royal Empire. (Day 8)
  • DIVE INTO CULTURE Visit Ho Chi Minh's house in Hanoi. (Day 2) Visit the colourful market of Hoi An. (Day 5) Join a Lantern Making Workshop or a Fishing Life Tour to learn about the lives of the local fishermen and have a go at casting your own fishing net. (Day 6) Visit the Cham Museum in Danang. (Day 7) Visit the home of the former American Ambassador to South Vietnam in the 1960s. (Day 11).
  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE Have lunch at Blanc restaurant, which provides employment to those who are deaf or hearing impaired. You'll interact with the staff and communicate your meal order using sign language during this unique dining experience concept. (Day 9)
  • STAYS WITH STORIES Stay on a traditional style Vietnamese Junk boat for an overnight cruise in Halong Bay. (Day 3)
  • CONNECT WITH LOCALS Enjoy lunch at one of the great remaining garden houses of Hue where you will gain insight into the lives of a local family and admire their fascinating collection of artifacts and mementos from the days of the former Royal Empire. (Day 8)
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Starting in Hanoi and ending in Ho Chi Minh City, the "Highlights Of Vietnam" tour is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 12 days. You will travel through Halong Bay, Hanoi and Hoi An in Vietnam. "Highlights Of Vietnam" is a group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Float on the sparkling emerald waters of Halong Bay on a traditional Vietnamese Junk. Glide past hidden islets, giant limestone karsts and colourful fishing villages, stopping only to gain insight into the lives of the local fishermen at Cua Van and to practice T'ai Chi in exquisite surroundings.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT TRAFALGAR
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 10 reviews
  • Noemi
  • From Canada
  • On Nov 12 2019
4 - Very Good
Noemi's review for another Trafalgar tour
“Very Good”
  • Donald
  • From USA
  • On Sep 26 2021
5 - Excellent
Donald's review for another Trafalgar tour
“Excellent itinerary, guides, facilities, and food. The only difficulty was the Covid requirements of the airlines and host countries which Trafalgar had to follow.”
  • Gordon
  • From USA
  • On Oct 27 2019
5 - Excellent
Gordon's review for another Trafalgar tour
“Was positively surprised at the relaxed pace of life in Southern Europe. Really enjoyed the itinerary. Our guide and group were wonderful. Would do it again, if I had the chance. Recommended!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi
  • Day 2: A Day to Discover Hanoi
  • Day 3: Set Sail for Halong Bay
  • Day 4: Onwards to Danang and Hoi An
  • Day 5: Uncover Historic Hoi An
  • Day 6: Local Life in Hoi An
  • Day 7: Head to Hue via Red Beach
  • Day 8: See the Sights of Hue
  • Day 9: Journey to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 10: Meander along the Mekong Delta
  • Day 11: Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Day 12: Farewell to Ho Chi Minh City
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Meals
  • 11 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches (including Connect with Locals)
  • 3 dinners
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Transport
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • A Trafalgar bonus - all Intra-Air flights: Hanoi - Danang and Hue - Ho Chi Minh City.
Guide
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
Others
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Hanoi and from Ho Chi Minh City are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Highlights of Vietnam tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Vietnam tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 19 April 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 April 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 89 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlights of Vietnam tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Highlights of Vietnam tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Small group version of this tour may be available, which limits the group size to generally 29 people.
  • Groups traveling together will be seated together, and face coverings will be required where mandated, otherwise it is the choice of our guests if they wish to wear face coverings when traveling on the coach. Additionally, all surfaces will be disinfected multiple times per day, and due to our high performing air filters the air within the coach will be completely filtered and changed every 2-3 minutes
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children aged 5-15, who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
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