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Vietnam Highlights For Solo Travellers

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  • Go on a solo tour of the majestic Vietnam
  • Enjoy an overnight cruise at the Halong Bay
  • Includes two domestic flights to create a more easy-paced tour
Join us on this 15-days tour as you travel across the always intriguing and diverse Vietnam, which is the perfect destination for a two week escape. Discover the highlights of the south, central and north of this country that’s bursting with culture and history. Guided by an expert Vietnamese national, this small group tour will show you the charm of the country that is enticing more and more people to make its discovery.

The tour focuses on a balance between city and countryside touring. Big city visits include Ho Chi Minh City, Hue and Hanoi. There’s a relaxed three night stay in the charming town of Hoi An in central Vietnam. This highlights tour also includes a countryside visit to the Mau Chai Valley and Ninh Binh, less visited parts of the country, offering an authentic insight into the ways of local village life.

This is a small-group experience, exclusively for solo travellers.

1 hours 4 Star Hotel at Eden Star Hotel
Welcome to Vietnam! On arrival, meet with our representative and transfer to your hotel. The day is free to spend at at your leisure. In the evening, join the group for a tour briefing with your tour guide, followed by the option to head out with the group and your guide for a casual dinner (at your own expense).
4 Star Hotel at Eden Star Hotel
This morning, start your Vietnam discovery with a visit to the renowned Cu Chi Tunnels, an amazing network of interconnecting tunnels that were used by the Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots. For lunch, your guide will introduce you to a local spot.

This afternoon, take in an orientation of Ho Chi Minh City including a view of the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon and General Post Office, and a visit to the War Remnants Museum.

After a day out, return to the hotel for some time at leisure before we meet again for our group welcome dinner.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Dinner
Hotel
From Ho Chi Minh City, head south to the Mekong Delta, where you can take a boat tour along a section of the delta, with stops along the way, before reaching Vinh Long. Meet a local family living on one of the delta islands, with lunch served at their home.

From Vinh Long, hop on a transfer to Can Tho in the Mekong Delta, where you will be staying this evening. Seafood meals are a focus on the local restaurant menus and tonight’s free to head out to find a local venue.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel
Wake up early to make sure you see the best of the local trade on the Mekong Delta with a boat tour to visit the floating market of Cai Rang. Next, make your away to the airport for your flight to Danang, the gateway to the beautiful town of Hoi An.

Arriving in Hoi An, there’s the afternoon at leisure, a great opportunity to enjoy the hotel facilities, or visit the local town and make your own discoveries. For some, Hoi An provides the opportunity to choose from the abundance of tailoring shops and have one of your favourite suits or outfits tailored.

A free night to make your own dining choice. Enjoy the hotel’s facilities or visit the town centre for dinner out.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hotel
Start your day with a morning city walk, the best way to see the sights of historical Hoi An. The tour includes the Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Congregation Hall, the Japanese Bridge and Phung Hung House.

In the afternoon, take a leisurely bike tour for a few hours to get know the city further afield as you pedal through the countryside. Or, if you prefer, you can take some free time to do some shopping, and also soak up the atmosphere of Hoi An.

Tonight, enjoy a highlight dinner at one of the town’s renowned Vietnamese restaurants (or for the tour with New Year’s Eve, dinner may be at group hotel).
Meals
  • Breakfast & Dinner
Hotel
Today, you have time at leisure to make your own discoveries, relax by the resort pool, wander around Hoi An or visit the local beach.

Optional activity includes Vietnamese cooking class. Booking is made to be madedirectly with your tour guide while on tour (for minimum 2 persons).
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hotel
Make your way from Hoi An to Hue via the Marble Mountains – a cluster of five marble and limestone hills – and Hai Van Pass, some of the most scenic countryside in Vietnam. Stop for lunch en route at a local restaurant. Hue, located by the Perfume River, is one of Vietnam’s popular cities for visitors and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once arriving in Hue, there’s a city tour of The Citadel, still in its original state from over 200 years ago.

You have the evening to spend at your leisure.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Hotel
The day begins with a boat tour on the Perfume River – named so because of the abundance of floral orchards lining it – to the royal tombs area. In the afternoon, go on a two-hour cycling tour, which is a highlight because you can roam into the countryside around Hue and get amongst the local village life. If cycling’s not your choice, you can always choose to do your own thing around town – perhaps visiting the local market near the Citadel.

Tonight, there’s a highlight dinner, enjoying the some of the finest cuisine of central Vietnam.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Dinner
4 Star Hotel at Mai Chau Eco Lodge
Start the day with a short flight to Hanoi. On arrival, travel to the Mai Chau valley for your next two nights of stay, enjoying the peace and tranquillity of this highlands region.

A visit to this region will introduce you to the rich culture of a minority group of Vietnam. As you arrive close to the region, you will enjoy the picturesque views of dramatic mountains, fields of rice paddies and traditional stilt houses.

This evening, enjoy your hotel facilities and the option to dine in-house.
Meals
  • Breakfast
4 Star Hotel at Mai Chau Eco Lodge
Spend a relaxing day in the picturesque Mai Chau Valley. This morning, it’s an easy walk through the ride paddies to take in the views of the valley. The landscape around Mai Chau is truly marvellous. Most villagers live in wooden stilted houses, surrounded by rice fields and hills. Go from one village to another, seeing farmers tending their crops and herding their buffalos. Arrive at a local village and visit a local family for lunch at their home. The maximum walking distance this morning is 2-3 kilometres.

This beautiful part of Vietnam it’s an idyllic spot to soak up the atmosphere. This afternoon, either take the option for some downtime at your lodge or otherwise take off for an easy paced bike ride or a leisurely walk.

Optional activity includes a Mai Chau Mountain Walk. Booking is to be made directly with your tour guide while on tour (for minimum 2 persons).
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
4 Star Hotel at Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel & Resort
This morning, travel to Ninh Binh. Enroute andl make a stop for a simple lunch at a local restaurant on the way.

Ninh Binh is best known for Tam Coc, which translates to “three caves”. This impressive creation of nature is highlighted by limestone caves, dramatic cliffs and rice paddies stretching along the rivers path. One arrival, get on board a small boat to take in the beauty of the area and discover the caves of Tam Coc.

There’s also the option later for a climb of Hang Mua (Mua Peak). It’s a steep climb but only a few hundred metres, that leads you to the top for a spectacular panorama of Tam Coc.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
8 hours Junk boat
Halong Bay – Hanoi
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4 Star Hotel at Thien Thai Hotel
Continue the cruise in the morning before transferring to Hanoi in the afternoon.
This evening, go out with your guide to find a local dinner spot, or feel free to make your own plans.
4 Star Hotel at Thien Thai Hotel
This day involces a city discovery tour. The tour visits some of Hanoi’s renowned landmarks including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh House and the Temple of Literature. There’s also a bit of fun on a ‘cyclo’ tour in the Old Quarter. The Old Quarter is a legacy of Hanoi’s ancient past, which has a history that spans over 2000 years and is known as the ‘eternal soul of the city.’
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
You’ll have some time today at your leisure to soak up your last hours in Vietnam, before departing from the hotel to the airport for your return home.
Meals
  • Breakfast
what’s included
  • 13 Nights at standard hotels
  • Meals include daily breakfast, 5 lunches and 5 dinners
  • 1 Overnight junk cruise
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entry and participation fees for all sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Two domestic flights in Vietnam
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Airport transfers for some flights
what's excluded
  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Excess baggage
  • Meals and beverages not specified on itinerary
  • Items not specified in the itinerary
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Other Practical InformationThis tour is exclusively for solo travellers. Couples cannot join the tour; we accept friends travelling together that are not couples/partners. This is an age-matched tour for solo travellers of 45 years & over.
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