Scenic Vietnam

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 15 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 15-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-3632
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ends Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Experience local life during homestays in the Mekong Delta and Da Bac. Get to know the host families, participate in their activities and enjoy a homestyle meal – this is a unique opportunity to get to know the locals and swap stories.
  • Cruise a sea of limestone karsts, blue-green waters, mysterious caves and ancient jungle on an unforgettable boat trip in Lin Ha Bay, a less-touristy but equally stunning area to Ha Long Bay.
  • Get a different view of Vietnam from the back of a motorbike. Take a two-wheeled tour around Hue and enjoy a special lunch spot at a convent or Buddhist monastery for a delicious vegetarian feast.
  • Visit a local master of martial arts with a family visit in Quy Nhon. Learn how they’ve been practising martial arts for three generations, the benefits on well-being and health and then learn some moves yourself!
  • Wander the streets of the charming Old Town of Hoi An and step back in time among the gorgeously restored architecture. Then, enjoy plenty of free time to explore at your own pace.
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, WildAct. Donations help them run educational programs that aim to stop the illegal hunting of threatened migratory birds in Vietnam.
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The "Scenic Vietnam" tour starts from Hanoi and ends in Ho Chi Minh City. It is a natural landmarks sightseeing tour that takes 15 days taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Halong Bay and 4 other destinations in Vietnam. "Scenic Vietnam" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Journey from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City on an incredible two-week adventure in Vietnam. Discover the stately capital Hanoi, the lush hills of the Da Bac region, the stunning limestone scenery of Cat Ba Island, the majesty of historic Hue, the fairytale atmosphere of Hoi An, the white sand beach at Quy Nhon, the glorious waterways of the Mekong Delta and the dynamic streets of Ho Chi Minh City. Explore not only the main highlights of the cities, but also the remote countryside, well away from the tourist crowds. A homestay in Sung Village, nestled in the forest among caves and tea plantations, is a chance to trek through minority villages and experience Vietnam at its sleepy best.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Hanoi
  • Day 2: Da Bac
  • Day 3: Da Bac/Hanoi
  • Day 4: Cat Ba Island
  • Day 5: Hanoi/Overnight Train
  • Day 6: Hue
  • Day 7: Hue
  • Day 8: Hoi An
  • Day 9: Hoi An
  • Day 10: Quy Nhon
  • Day 11: Quy Nhon/Overnight Train
  • Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 13: Mekong Delta
  • Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Guesthouse (1 night), Homestay (1 night), Hotel (10 nights), Overnight sleeper train (2 night)
Meals
  • 12 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Transport
  • Boat , Overnight sleeper train , Private minibus , Taxi , Motorbike
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Da Bac - Homestay Dinner
  • Da Bac - Homestay Lunch
  • Da Bac - Sung Cave & Village Tour
  • Da Bac - Sung village to Da Bia hike
  • Da Bac - Da Bia Lunch
  • Da Bac - Hoa Binh Reservoir Cruise
  • Hanoi - Water puppet show
  • Hanoi - Blue Dragon visit
  • Cat Ba Island - Lan Ha Bay Lunch
  • Cat Ba Island - Kayaking
  • Cat Ba Island - Boat trip on Lan Ha Bay
  • Hanoi - Temple of Literature
  • Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh Complex
  • Hue - Imperial City Full Day Tour
  • Hue - Highlights & back streets by motorbike
  • Hue - Royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc
  • Hoi An - Old Town walking tour
  • Bich Hoa Tam Thanh - village visit
  • Quy Nhon - Martial art master visit and demonstration
  • Quy Nhon - Do Ban ancient citadel
  • Ho Chi Minh City - War Remnants Museum
  • Ho Chi Minh City - City tour
  • Mekong Delta - Boat Cruise and Homestay
  • Mekong Delta - Guesthouse Dinner
  • Mekong Delta - Boat Cruise Lunch
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 Scenic Vietnam tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Robert Del Toro Jr.
  • From USA
  • On Jan 18 2019
5 - Excellent
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Scenic Vietnam tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 17 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Scenic Vietnam tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Scenic 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.

Is this trip right for you
  • You'll be spending two nights with local families on this trip. While the accommodation is shared and basic, this is a great opportunity to connect with the local people (and enjoy delicious home-cooked meals!). Read more about the experiences here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/community-based-tourism-vietnam/
  • This trip involves a 10 km trek in the hills of Da Bac and included city walking tours. While being on your feet can be a bit tiring, this is the best way to really get under the skin of a place.
  • You’ll cover a lot of distance on this trip, including on overnight trains. Accommodation and amenities are shared and basic, but the experience of rubbing shoulders with the locals makes it all worthwhile.
  • Vietnam has an incredibly diverse climate influenced by both tropical monsoons and its range of altitudes and latitudes. Temperatures can vary from a brisk 4°C (39°F) in the northern mountains during winter to a sweltering and humid 36°C (97°F) in Ho Chi Minh City during the middle of the dry season. Please check the weather for the time of year you're travelling in order to pack appropriate clothing.
  • You may also want to check out Vietnam & Cambodia Adventure (TVSLC) if you have longer time to explore the region: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/vietnam/vietnam-cambodia-adventure-125488
COVID VACCINATION POLICY
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
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 global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
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