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Vietnam Panorama

18 days Fully Inclusive Classic Group Tour

Vietnam Panorama

Travel overland through the verdant south of Vietnam – from the riverside life of the Mekong to lush and fresh Dalat, then up the beautiful coastline to ancient Hue. Finish off by exploring colonial Hanoi and cruising on tranquil Halong Bay.

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 16 , Lunches: 15 , Dinners: 16
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    16 nights in 3+/4 star accommodation
  • Visas
    Visa fees & processing for Australian passports
  • Cruise
    Mekong River Cruise, Halong Bay Cruise
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 28
  • Physical Rating 1
    A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.
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    Walking, some steps and time on your feet.
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18 DAYS
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Saigon (3N) - Mekong Delta (1N) - Dalat (2N) - Nha Trang (1N) - Qui Nhon (1N) - Hoi An (2N) - Hue (2N) - Hanoi (3N) - Halong Bay (1N)
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Tour Highlights

Our Vietnam Panorama tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Saigon (3N) - Mekong Delta (1N) - Dalat (2N) - Nha Trang (1N) - Qui Nhon (1N) - Hoi An (2N) - Hue (2N) - Hanoi (3N) - Halong Bay (1N)
  • Day 1
    Fly To Saigon
    Dinner
    Day 1: Fly To Saigon

    Fly to Saigon, Vietnam's largest and most evocative city. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

    Dinner
  • Day 2
    Visit The Cu Chi Tunnels
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 2: Visit The Cu Chi Tunnels

    Contemplate the horrors of guerrilla warfare at the astonishing Cu Chi Tunnels before returning to Saigon. Seamlessly blending past and present, Saigon is the city that is driving Vietnam towards a brighter future. See Notre Dame Cathedral and visit the Central Post Office, both legacies of a colonial past. Spend time at the Reunification Palace and the chilling War Remnants Museum.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Cruise The Mekong Delta
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 3: Cruise The Mekong Delta

    Pop down to Ben Tre to take a cruise through the Mekong Delta. This area is known as the 'Rice Basket of Vietnam' – paddle through the maze of palm-lined canals and enjoy a typical Mekong lunch. Travel to Can Tho for an overnight stay.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4
    Explore Floating Markets
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 4: Explore Floating Markets

    Visit the Cai Rang floating market to see the goods on sale and learn how vermicelli rice noodles are made. Return to Saigon.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5
    Travel To Dalat
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 5: Travel To Dalat

    Head up into the cooler climes and picturesque scenery of the highlands to the colonial town of Dalat, stopping at a Bao Loc tea plantation en route. This afternoon is free to enjoy locally grown coffee and the picturesque views.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    The City Of Flowers
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 6: The City Of Flowers

    Visit the Domaine de Marie Church, the Flower Gardens and an embroidery workshop before boarding an open-air train to journey out through the fantastic scenery to Trai Mat village. End the day with a local coffee by Xuan Huong lake.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    Travel To Nha Trang
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 7: Travel To Nha Trang

    Today, take the winding road down from the highlands and along the coast to Nha Trang, Vietnam's beach capital. Take to the turquoise waters for a cruise around the bay's many islands with a stop off at one to enjoy a swim in the balmy waters.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    Visit The Cham Towers
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 8: Visit The Cham Towers

    Wander Dam market before visiting the Po Nagar Cham Towers and continue on to the city of Qui Nhon.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Visit Son My
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 9: Visit Son My

    The Son My area saw one of the most horrific crimes of the Vietnam War – the My Lai massacre. Pay respects at the memorial placed in honour of these unarmed civilian victims and hear their story before continuing to Hoi An.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10
    Explore Hoi An On Foot
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 10: Explore Hoi An On Foot

    Take a morning walking tour of charming Hoi An – a wonderfully laidback and wilfully traditional town that has managed to retain the charms of a bygone era. Visit a historic family home, the Japanese Bridge, a Chinese temple and the market. This afternoon is at leisure.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11
    See The Royal Tomb
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 11: See The Royal Tomb

    Take the scenic route to Hue over the Hai Van Pass. Once the seat of the Nguyen emperors, dignified and scholarly Hue is the epitome of Vietnam's dynastic past. Visit the Royal Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang, a complex of over 40 monuments surrounded by pools and gardens.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12
    Discover Hue's Imperial Citadel
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 12: Discover Hue's Imperial Citadel

    Take a drive to the imposing Imperial Citadel to explore. Cruise along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda after visiting the charming An Hien garden house.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13
    Old Quarter Cyclo Tour
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 13: Old Quarter Cyclo Tour

    Exuding a wonderfully exotic aura, Hanoi is the perfect combination of old Asia and new. Fly here to admire the collections of the Fine Arts Museum and take a cyclo through the atmospheric tangle of streets that make up the Old Quarter. Later enjoy a flavourful Vietnamese coffee.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 14
    Discover Hanoi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 14: Discover Hanoi

    Explore the Ho Chi Minh Quarter, where you will pass the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, visit the Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 15-16
    Cruise Halong Bay
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Days 15-16: Cruise Halong Bay

    Spend the day aboard your comfortable cruise boat sailing through the awe-inspiring beauty of Halong Bay. You'll even explore one of the bay's many caves. Spend a night on-board before returning to Hanoi the next day. On your last evening, attend the Quintessence of Tonkin show, a spectacular open-air performance celebrating the rich history of northern Vietnam.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 17-18
    Hanoi To Australia
    Breakfast
    Days 17-18: Hanoi To Australia

    Transfer to the airport for your flight to Australia, arriving home to same or following day.

    Breakfast
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Accommodation

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

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When to go

The best times to visit Vietnam as a whole are the spring (March and April) and autumn (September to December).

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 22
    30
    26
  • 9
  • Halong Bay
  • 13
    20
    16
  • 27
  • Hanoi
  • 14
    19
    16
  • 19
  • Hoi An
  • 19
    25
    22
  • 92
  • Hue
  • 18
    24
    21
  • 145
  • Mekong Delta
  • 22
    32
    27
  • 0
  • Saigon
  • 21
    32
    26
  • 14
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 22
    31
    27
  • 3
  • Halong Bay
  • 14
    20
    17
  • 31
  • Hanoi
  • 15
    20
    17
  • 26
  • Hoi An
  • 20
    26
    23
  • 32
  • Hue
  • 18
    25
    22
  • 45
  • Mekong Delta
  • 23
    33
    28
  • 0
  • Saigon
  • 22
    33
    28
  • 4
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 23
    33
    28
  • 12
  • Halong Bay
  • 17
    23
    20
  • 43
  • Hanoi
  • 18
    23
    20
  • 44
  • Hoi An
  • 21
    28
    24
  • 30
  • Hue
  • 20
    28
    24
  • 59
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 2
  • Saigon
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 10
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 43
  • Halong Bay
  • 21
    27
    24
  • 91
  • Hanoi
  • 21
    27
    24
  • 90
  • Hoi An
  • 23
    30
    26
  • 34
  • Hue
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 68
  • Mekong Delta
  • 26
    35
    30
  • 5
  • Saigon
  • 26
    35
    30
  • 50
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 24
    33
    29
  • 167
  • Halong Bay
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 168
  • Hanoi
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 188
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 56
  • Hue
  • 24
    33
    29
  • 122
  • Mekong Delta
  • 26
    35
    30
  • 54
  • Saigon
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 218
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 182
  • Halong Bay
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 244
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    33
    29
  • 240
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 99
  • Hue
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 87
  • Mekong Delta
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 83
  • Saigon
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 312
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 24
    31
    27
  • 225
  • Halong Bay
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 267
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 288
  • Hoi An
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 90
  • Hue
  • 25
    35
    30
  • 66
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    33
    28
  • 82
  • Saigon
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 294
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 171
  • Halong Bay
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 312
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 318
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 104
  • Hue
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 194
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 91
  • Saigon
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 270
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 24
    30
    27
  • 278
  • Halong Bay
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 206
  • Hanoi
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 265
  • Hoi An
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 297
  • Hue
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 509
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 82
  • Saigon
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 327
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 25
    30
    27
  • 250
  • Halong Bay
  • 21
    29
    25
  • 119
  • Hanoi
  • 22
    29
    25
  • 131
  • Hoi An
  • 23
    29
    26
  • 526
  • Hue
  • 23
    29
    26
  • 898
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 117
  • Saigon
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 267
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 24
    30
    27
  • 168
  • Halong Bay
  • 17
    25
    21
  • 55
  • Hanoi
  • 18
    25
    22
  • 43
  • Hoi An
  • 22
    27
    24
  • 363
  • Hue
  • 21
    26
    24
  • 682
  • Mekong Delta
  • 23
    32
    28
  • 31
  • Saigon
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 116
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Can Tho
  • 23
    29
    26
  • 52
  • Halong Bay
  • 14
    22
    18
  • 24
  • Hanoi
  • 15
    22
    19
  • 23
  • Hoi An
  • 20
    26
    23
  • 206
  • Hue
  • 18
    24
    21
  • 350
  • Mekong Delta
  • 22
    32
    27
  • 4
  • Saigon
  • 21
    31
    26
  • 48

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All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price unless a land only option is selected

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    • Flight Inclusive rates only: These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 1 June 2022. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available.
    • Customary tipping amount of approximately US$100pp (AU$145pp) is paid locally in Vietnam.
    • Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost.
    • Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities and flight upgrades available on request.
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    • International flights and current taxes (excluded if a land only option is selected)
    • All Meals (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with guides and entrance fees
    • 3 – 4 star accommodation
    • Visa fees for Australian passport holders

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