10 Day Classic Vietnam

Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City


✓ Return international airfares with a full service airline
✓ Internal Vietnam airfares
✓ Return airport transfers
✓ 7 nights quality twin share accommodation
✓ Overnight Halong Bay cruise
✓ Daily breakfast, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
✓ Professional English speaking local guides
✓ Flexibility to extend your stay

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From $1,599 Typically
$3,011

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Culturally exquisite and endlessly beautiful, Vietnam tells many a tale. A fascinating history is weaved into a modern and popular travel destination where delicious food, stunning beaches, intriguing islands and centuries-old religious sites collide to create magic. 

 

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"We travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.” Pico Iyer

Itinerary

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Day 1

Australia  Hanoi

Depart today on a inspirational trip to Vietnam. Board your international flight to the northern capital, Hanoi. On arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. 

Please note: Some flights may depart the night before.

Hotel: 3★ Legacy Hang Bac or similar

Day 2

Hanoi

Hanoi is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. We begin exploring this city by visiting the Temple of Literature, a Temple of Confucianism and Vietnam’s first National University.  Visit the Ho Chi Minh complex which encompasses Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and the iconic one pillar pagoda. Spend the remainder of the afternoon enjoying free time or perhaps exploring the Old Quarter.

Optional tour - Hanoi Street Food tour - Enjoy a walk around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and appreciate the local lifestyles as you wind through Hanoi’s streets. You will have a taste of Northern Vietnamese delicacies such as: stuffed pancake, banh mi, stuffed sticky rice balls, unique egg coffee and much more.

Hotel: 3★ Legacy Hang Bac or similar
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 3

Hanoi Halong Bay

We leave the hotel this morning for an incredible day in Halong Bay and a fabulous overnight Halong Bay cruise. On the way, you will get to stop at a handicraft workshop for a short break. You’ll enjoy the journey through Red River Delta with lush rice fields, water buffalos and everyday Vietnamese rural life. After we arrive in Halong, you will check-in to the cruise and relax before your captain lifts anchor and sails to visit Sung Sot caves where you’ll get the chance to explore the area on kayaks. You will be  cruising between the many lime stones and set anchor at a beautiful spot to watch the sun set over the bay, where dinner is served on board. Relish the fresh seafood, salads, and fruits. There will also be a cooking class on board, where you can learn to cook some basic Vietnamese dishes before spending the night on the cruise ship.

Ship: 3★ Majestic Cruises or similar
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4

Halong Bay Hanoi

The beautiful sunrise on Halong Bay should never be missed, especially if you are into photography. You can also start your day with a Tai chi session on the boat deck! Breakfast will be served on the boat around 7.30 am then you will have more time to enjoy a wholesome brunch as your boat weaves through the magnificent limestone karst formations on your return towards Halong City. Upon disembarkation, you will be transferred back to Hanoi for your onward flight to Hue. You’ll get to stop at a workshop in Hai Duong province for your lunch break before arriving in Hanoi.

Hotel: 3★ Legacy Hang Bac or similar
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 5

Hanoi  Danang Hoi An

Today you will be picked up from your hotel to head to the airport for your flight to Danang. On arrival in Danang, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An. On arrival enjoy time at leisure.

Hotel: 3★ Hoi An Jade Hotel or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6

Hoi An 

Today your guide collect you from your hotel for a tour of Hoi An. We will visit the Temple Kwan, Phuc Kien Temple, Tan Ky Ancient House, Phung Hung house, Japanese Bridge and cultural show rooms in Hoi An. You will learn a great deal about history and fascinating stories of this town. If time allows, we will take down to Thu Bon River cruise to feel the beauty of this ancient town on river view point. Your tour finishes just after lunch and the rest of the day is at leisure. 

Hotel: 3★ Hoi An Jade Hotel or similar
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 7

Hoi An Danang Ho Chi Minh City

Today you will be picked up from your hotel to head to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon we head out to visit the Re-Unification Palace, the former palace of President Thieu and his predecessors. This building is now a museum and venue for Government official receptions. Your next stops are the two famous landmarks of the city, the Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral. The Cathedral was built in between 1863 and 1880 with materials imported from France and is also referred to as Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception. Continue to visit the War Remains Museum, where the Vietnam War crimes are displayed. This is the most popular museum in Vietnam with approximately half a million visits annually. 

Hotel: 3★ Icon 36 Hotel Saigon or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8

Ho Chi Minh City

Today is a full free day at leisure.

Optional Tour - Mekong Delta tour with lunch - Travel to the Mekong Delta and enjoy a boat ride through the fertile farmlands and cool steams of the Delta enjoying the slow paced way of life of the locals that line it’s banks. Witness village life and enjoy local delicacies grown in the region.  

Hotel: 3★ Icon 36 Hotel Saigon or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9

Ho Chi Minh City Australia

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before saying goodbye to Vietnam as you are transferred to the airport to board your international flight home.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10

Australia

Arrive home today. We hope you have enjoyed your inspiring vacation to Vietnam.

Inclusions & Fine Print

Inclusions

  • Return international airfares with a full service airline
  • All Internal airfares
  • 7 nights quality twin share accommodation throughout
  • Overnight Halong Bay cruise on-board Majestic cruises 
  • Daily breakfast, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
  • The services of a professional English speaking local guides
  • Air-conditioned transportation 
  • In depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • All entry fees

Unbelievable sightseeing included

  • Hanoi - Temple of Literature
  • Hanoi - Temple of Confucianism
  • Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh's complex 
  • Halong Bay - Overnight Halong Bay cruise
  • Halong Bay - Van Gia floating fishing village
  • Halong Bay - Sung Sot Cave
  • Hoi An - Temple Kwan
  • Hoi An - Tan Ky Ancient House
  • Hoi An - Japanese bridge
  • Ho Chi Minh City - Re-Unification Palace
  • Ho Chi Minh City - Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Ho Chi Minh City - War Remains Museum
  • Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Thanh Market

How to extend your stay

Some customers like to enhance their holiday by arriving early and/or staying behind. If you wish to do so, please follow the following steps:

  1. Follow the ‘book now’ prompts.

  2. After selecting your departure date and completing your bedding configuration details, please select if you wish to 'arrive early' and/or 'stay behind' in the 'extra services' field.

  3. In the 'special requests', field please specify your extension requirements.

  4. Complete the remaining booking requirements and click ‘pay now’.

  5. After finalising your purchase a member of our reservations team will be in contact with you to discuss your extension request.

A $150 per person supplement plus any fare difference applies if you wish to confirm your extension. You will be contact after purchase for collection of this payment. All additional accommodation and sightseeing is at your own arrangement.

Fine Print

Booking Process

  • Follow the ‘Book Now’ prompts
  • Select your travel dates, departure city, number of travellers, room preference and any extra services.
  • Click ‘Checkout’ to login or create an account. You’ll need an account to review your details and download documentation.
  • Click ‘Pay Now’ to proceed to payment.
  • Note - all payments are processed by our trusted gateway Paypal where you a given two options.
  • Pay using your Paypal account
  • Pay using your credit card by proceeding as a guest – a Paypal account is not required
  • Once your order is complete, you will be prompted to complete a booking form so that we can fulfil your booking.
  • Your booking is confirmed once your booking form is submitted and you can begin the countdown to your Inspiring Vacation!

Airfare Information

  • Full service airline used will be Vietnam Airlines, China Southern, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines or similar.

  • Internal flights with VietJet or similar.

  • Adelaide customers will be flown to Sydney or Melbourne to board their international flight

  • Flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).

  • All tickets will include 20kgs checked baggage

  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.

  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.

  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.

Exclusions

  • Visas

  • Travel insurance (recommended)

  • Tipping

  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Optional activities

  • Personal expenses

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Documentation: final documentation including e-tickets and hotel details will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

Single Supplement: Single supplement is $349 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Land only: A $600 per person reduction from the twin share price applies if you wish to arrange your own airfares. Should you wish to purchase land only, please select this option in the booking process, under 'Departure City'.

Triple share: Available. 3 x $1,599 per person. If you wish to purchase triple share please phone 1300 376 832.

Premium Economy Upgrade: Available from an additional $1,500 per person in addition to the standard price (subject to availability). Please specify this as a 'Special Request' when completing your booking and you will be quoted for the additional fare. In the event your selection is unavailable or that you are dissatisfied with the quote, you will be provided with a full refund.

Business Class Upgrade: Available from an additional $3,000 per person in addition to the standard price (subject to availability). Please specify this as a 'Special Request' when completing your booking and you will be quoted for the additional fare. In the event your selection is unavailable or that you are dissatisfied with the quote, you will be provided with a full refund.

Itinerary: The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land.

Optional tours: 

  • Hanoi Street Food tour - $49pp
  • Mekong Delta Full Day Tour with Lunch - $69pp

You will be contacted prior to departure to secure your optional tours.

Group Size: 2-20 people

Children: Children must be 2 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are the same price as adults.

Accommodation: The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.

Departure Dates

Wednesday
23 JAN 2019
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Wednesday
13 FEB 2019
Wednesday
27 FEB 2019
Wednesday
13 MAR 2019
Wednesday
27 MAR 2019
Wednesday
10 APR 2019
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Wednesday
24 APR 2019
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Wednesday
15 MAY 2019
Wednesday
29 MAY 2019
Wednesday
05 JUN 2019
Wednesday
19 JUN 2019
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Wednesday
24 JUL 2019
Wednesday
07 AUG 2019
Wednesday
21 AUG 2019
Wednesday
04 SEP 2019
Wednesday
18 SEP 2019
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Wednesday
16 OCT 2019
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+$250 p.p
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Wednesday
30 OCT 2019
Wednesday
13 NOV 2019
Wednesday
27 NOV 2019
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