Simply Vietnam

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  • COVID-19protected
  • Adventure
  • Cruise
  • Explorer
  • Active and outdoor
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  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Ends Hanoi, Vietnam
  • +3
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Ho Chi Minh City Learn about the resourcefulness of the Viet Cong at the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Hoi An Charming ancient merchants' town on the banks of the Thu Bon River
  • Hue Perfume river cruise to Thien Mu Pagoda, the symbol of city
  • Hanoi Wander through the bustling narrow streets of the Old Quarter lined with shophouses
Starting in Ho Chi Minh City and ending in Hanoi, the "Simply Vietnam" trip is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 10 days. You will travel through Hanoi, Halong Bay and Hue in Vietnam. "Simply Vietnam" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This short break encompasses the best of Vietnam in just 10 days. Using local transport and staying in simple hotels, we experience lush landscapes, discover harrowing history and sample incredible fresh food. Hanoi - Wander through the bustling narrow streets of the Old Quarter. Hoi An - Take a cookery course or try out traditional lantern making. Mekong Delta - Meander along palm-lined canals and barter for exotic fruit.
5 - Excellent
Based on 294 reviews
  • Linda
  • On Nov 02 2020
5 - Excellent
Linda's review for another Explore tour
“A wonderful trip as always.”
  • Keith
  • On Jan 20 2020
5 - Excellent
Keith's review for another Explore tour
“Our first trip with Explore was to South Africa for our honeymoon and it was fantastic. Out of the many trips we have taken it remains our favourite.
Costa Rica is well up there with a couple of others in second place. A wonderful experience.”
  • Michael
  • On Mar 02 2020
5 - Excellent
Michael's review for another Explore tour
“I highly recommend this trip, it covers a great range of the history and culture of Romania.”
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Ho Chi Minh City; afternoon orientation walk in Old Saigon
  • Day 2 : In Ho Chi Minh City; Optional visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels or a boat trip in the Mekong Delta
  • Day 3 : Morning flight to Danang, drive to Hoi An and afternoon tour of the Old Town
  • Day 4 : In Hoi An, free day to enjoy the Old Town, visit nearby beach or hire bicycles to explore surrounding countryside
  • Day 5 : Drive along the coast via Hai Van Pass to Hue; free afternoon
  • Day 6 : In Hue, optional visit to the Imperial Palace and cruise along Perfume River. Catch an overnight train north
  • Day 7 : Early morning arrival in Hanoi; drive to Halong Bay to cruise through the turquoise waters aboard a traditional junk boat
  • Day 8 : Return to Hanoi; orientation walk of Old Quarter
  • Day 9 : In Hanoi; free day with option to visit the French Quarter or Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Day 10 : Trip ends in Hanoi
  • 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
  • Liberty Hotel Saigon Parkview (2 nights)
  • Vinh Hung Old Town Hotel (2 nights)
  • Thanh Lich Hotel (1 night)
  • Overnight Train from Hue to Hanoi (1 night)
  • Flower Hotel (2 nights)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Flight
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Taxi
  • Any international flights to Ho Chi Minh City and from Hanoi 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 Simply 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

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Simply Vietnam tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 26 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 November 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Simply 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.


For this Simply 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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