Your tour starts in Saigon; a fast paced and lively city, abundant with reminders of the American War in Vietnam. Relax in the Mekong Delta as you cruise its canals. Enjoy some time in Nha Trang before heading north to the charming town of Hoi An. Learn about Vietnam’s regal history in Hue, visiting the Imperial Citadel and the UNESCO World Heritage listed Royal Tomb of Minh Mang. Visit the capital, Hanoi, and travel to Halong Bay for an overnight cruise on board a junk boat.
This tour covers the highlights of Vietnam, with a touch of class.
Fly with Singapore Airlines to Saigon for a four night stay.
Tour the city this morning, starting with the Notre Dame Cathedral and the French-style Central Post Office. Learn about the American War in Vietnam at the Reunification Palace and the emotionally charged War Remnants Museum. View Thien Hau Pagoda in Cholon, the ‘Chinatown of Saigon’, before visiting the bustling Ben Thanh Markets. This evening dine at Xu Restaurant and enjoy a Luke Nguyen-inspired three-course meal. (B,L,D)
Travel to Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta where you will explore the Mekong River by boat. Enjoy a sampan ride along the palm-lined canals and take a cyclo ride to My Long to visit the family home of a former Viet Cong soldier. Return to Saigon and embark on an exciting street food adventure with a local expert this evening. (B,L,D)
Visit the communist guerrilla tunnel system at Cu Chi, where entire villages lived underground during the American War in Vietnam. Travel to the colourful Cao Dai Temple at Tay Ninh, one of the most unusual buildings in all of Asia. Return to Saigon in the afternoon. (B,L,D)
Fly to Nha Trang. This afternoon visit the
Po Nagar Cham Towers. (B,L,D)
Cruise around the islands off the coast of Nha Trang, stopping at Mun Island and a fishing village. Enjoy a relaxing swim and return to the shore. Enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure. (B,L)
Fly to Danang and travel to the UNESCO World Heritage listed town of Hoi An, stopping at Marble Mountains to admire the view over Danang Beach. This evening, dine at Ancient Faifo Restaurant. (B,L,D)
Embark on a morning walking tour of the Old Town, visiting one of Hoi An’s oldest homes where descendants of the original merchant still reside, Hoi An Market, a Chinese Temple and the Japanese Covered Bridge. (B,L)
Enjoy the day free at your leisure to further explore this charming town. (B)
Travel to Hue, driving over the scenic Hai Van Pass. Enjoy a cyclo ride to the Imperial Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, built for the exclusive use of the imperial family. This evening enjoy local delicacies at Ancient Hue. (B,L,D)
This morning visit the UNESCO World Heritage listed Royal Tomb of Minh Mang, comprising of almost 40 monuments. Cruise along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue’s oldest pagoda. (B,L)
Enjoy the morning free at your leisure before your flight to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. (B,L,D)
Begin your Hanoi city tour at the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where you will pass by the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and visit the Humble House on Stilts, Ho Chi Minh Museum, One Pillar Pagoda and Temple of Literature. Enjoy lunch at KOTO restaurant and then wander around Hanoi’s bustling Old Quarter, which has retained the city’s original charm and where you can buy specialties and souvenirs of the city. (B,L)
Travel to Halong Bay, regarded as the ‘Jewel in the Crown of Vietnam’. Spend the night on board a junk boat, relaxing and watching the sun set over the bay. (B,L,D)
Start your day with a Tai-Chai class on the sundeck. Disembark your junk boat after brunch and return to Hanoi. Visit the home of a water puppet artist and view a private performance of the world famous Water Puppets, which have a history dating back thousands of years. Dinner this evening is at the Press Club Hanoi. (B,L,D)
This morning is free at your leisure before you are transferred to Hanoi airport to board your overnight flight to Australia. (B)
Arrive home today.
Twin Share AUD
|17 Oct - 02 Nov||$5,870|
Twin Share AUD
|05 Mar - 21 Mar||$5,970|
|29 Oct - 14 Nov||$6,070|
Prices include airline fuel surcharge $398 & tipping $87 (paid locally).
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Departs Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin with Singapore Airlines.Based on Sydney departures
*Darwin Passengers may depart one day earlier and may require a stopover in Singapore at an additional cost. Contact Reservations for details.
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