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Vietnam Insight with Sapa - 2018

Small group tour
15 days - From US$2330*PP

Gain a deeper understanding of magical Vietnam with a more in-depth journey through its historic cities, provincial culture and glistening coastline. Be enchanted by the smiling locals you meet throughout your journey, on the bustling streets of Hanoi and Saigon, or the tranquil villages of the Mekong Delta. Explore the relics and living history in Vietnam’s ancient towns of Hoi An and Hue, and absorb the sparkling beauty of Halong Bay. In Sapa, meet some of the ethnic minorities that make this region so enchanting.

Inclusions

  • 13 nights hotel accommodation
  • 01 night cruise accommodation
  • breakfast daily
  • 01 brunch
  • 02 lunches
  • 03 dinners
  • 02 internal flights within Asia
  • 02 cruises
  • transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • small group touring
  • entrance fees
  • porterage and incidental tipping
  • tour leader based on a minimum of 10 travelers
  • local English-speaking guides
  • arrival and departure transfers.

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Small Group Tour Itinerary

2018

DAY 1: HANOI
Immerse yourself in the energy of Vietnam after arriving in historic Hanoi, and meet your fellow travelers and Tour Leader (or local guide).

Hotel: The Ann Hanoi (or similar)

DAY 2: HANOI TO SAPA
Visit the Ethnology Museum to learn about the 53 ethnic groups that live in Vietnam. Take the five hour drive up to Sapa, enjoying spectacular mountain scenery along the way.

Hotel: Sapa Highland Resort (or similar)

DAY 3: SAPA & VALLEY WALK
Enjoy a guided tour of Sapa town and visit the colorful local market. Embark on a light trek to Ta Van Hoa Valley, admiring the beautifully terraced rice paddy fields and meeting friendly Black H’mong villagers along the way.

Hotel: Sapa Highland Resort (or similar)

DAY 4: LECH VALLEY
Travel out of Sapa town and trek to Lech Village to meet the colorful Red Dzao hilltribe. Stay overnight at Topas Ecolodge, a unique property built and operated using sustainable principles, and employing local people. The magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and valley are a highlight.

Hotel: Topas Ecolodge (or similar)

DAY 5: SAPA TO HANOI
Sit back and enjoy the scenery on the return drive back to Hanoi and transfer to your city hotel.

Hotel: Tirant Hotel (or similar)

DAY 6: HANOI CITY TOUR
Discover Hanoi’s must-visit sites including the bustling Old Quarter, Ho Chi Minh Quarter, House on Stilts, Presidential Palace, the infamous Hanoi Hilton and Temple of Literature.

Hotel: Tirant Hotel (or similar)

DAY 7: HANOI TO HALONG BAY
See scenes of traditional rural life as you drive east to Halong City, the gateway to Halong Bay. On arrival, board your private junk boat. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch as you begin your exploration of the magnificent bay which boasts over 3,000 islands that rise from the sea.

Cruise: Overnight boat (or similar)

DAY 8: HALONG BAY TO HANOI
Rise early to make the most of Halong Bay’s stunning scenery as you continue your exploration of the bay. In the afternoon, return to Hanoi and stroll through the backstreets of the Old Quarter sampling delicious local snacks and drinking beer local-style at a ‘Bia Hoi’ establishment.

Hotel: Tirant Hotel (or similar)

DAY 9: HANOI TO HUE
Fly to Hue, situated on the banks of the Perfume River and a former imperial capital during the Nguyen Dynasty. It’s also Vietnam’s center of Mahayana Buddhism and scholarship. Visit the city’s must-see sites including Emperor Tu Duc’s elaborate tomb, Imperial Palace, Citadel, and Thien Mu Pagoda – Hue’s oldest and most revered religious monument.

Hotel: Moonlight Hotel (or similar)

DAY 10: HUE TO HOI AN
Take a scenic train ride from Hue to Hoi An. Enjoy a special food-focused walking tour of Hoi An with students from Streets Cafe, who are keen to practice their English-speaking skills. In the afternoon, visit some of Hoi An’s main sites.

Hotel: Hoi An Trails Resort & Spa (or similar)

DAY 11: HOI AN
Enjoy a free day to do as much or as little as you like in Hoi An. Choose to explore the old town or cycle to An Bang Beach.

Hotel: Hoi An Trails Resort & Spa (or similar)

DAY 12: HOI AN TO SAIGON
Enjoy more free time in Hoi An before flying to Saigon, Vietnam’s commercial capital. Enjoy a sunset drink at a rooftop bar favored by our guides.

Hotel: Norfolk Hotel Saigon (or similar)

DAY 13: CU CHI TUNNELS
Start the day with a steaming bowl of Pho for breakfast at a favorite local noodle shop. Travel out to Cu Chi to discover the incredible network of underground tunnels and learn about their role in the Vietnam War. In the afternoon, explore Saigon’s city center on a walking tour taking in the city’s most impressive sites and landmarks.

Hotel: Norfolk Hotel Saigon (or similar)

DAY 14: MEKONG DELTA
Travel by speedboat to the Mekong Delta. Spend time exploring the palm-fringed canals and tributaries, and visit some local temples and markets. Enjoy a delicious lunch featuring fresh local ingredients including Elephant ear fish.

Hotel: Norfolk Hotel Saigon (or similar)

DAY 15: SAIGON
Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

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