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Vietnam Express Southbound

From £820 for 10 days
Trip Overview
Discover the essence of captivating Vietnam on this ten-day tour through backstreets, villages, cities and waterways. Trace the east coast on this fast-paced adventure and take in World Heritage-listed landscapes and towns, feel the buzz of bustling cities and fuel yourself with banh mi and condensed milk coffee. As lively as it is lovely, Vietnam can seem an intimidating place to travel, but our local leaders will guide you to the best street food (and tell you how to order it), introduce you to fishermen on the Mekong Delta and give you the inside scoop on the best tailors in Hoi An. This is an adventure full of life, colour and flavour that introduces you to the highlights of this fascinating nation.
Essential Info
Starts: Hanoi
Ends: Ho Chi Minh City
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: ITVSF
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Vietnam
What's Included

Meals

8 Breakfasts included
3 Lunches included
2 Dinners included

Transport

Boat,Motorbike,Overnight sleeper train,Plane,Private Minibus,Taxi,Sampan,Tuk-tuk

Accommodation

Hotel (7 nights),Overnight boat (1 night),Overnight sleeper train (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   The bustling markets, tree-lined boulevards and peaceful lakes of Hanoi are a great introduction to modern Vietnam

•   Sail among the floating villages, grottos and limestone pillars of magical Halong Bay

•   Explore the old imperial capital of Hue in typical Vietnamese fashion - on the back of a motorbike

•   Ho Chi Minh City, once known as Saigon, is a dynamic blend of old and new, east and west, commerce and culture

•   Often referred to as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, cruise the waterways of the Mekong Delta in sampan boats and sample exotic fruits and fish

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 2nd Dec 2020
Returning: 11th Dec 2020
£920pp
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Departing: 3rd Dec 2020
Returning: 12th Dec 2020
£920pp
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Departing: 5th Dec 2020
Returning: 14th Dec 2020
£920pp
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Departing: 6th Dec 2020
Returning: 15th Dec 2020
£920pp
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Departing: 10th Dec 2020
Returning: 19th Dec 2020
£920pp
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Departing: 14th Dec 2020
Returning: 23rd Dec 2020
£935pp
£920pp
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Departing: 17th Dec 2020
Returning: 26th Dec 2020
£920pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 18th Dec 2020
Returning: 27th Dec 2020
£920pp
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Departing: 19th Dec 2020
Returning: 28th Dec 2020
£920pp
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Itinerary & Notes
Xin chao! Welcome to Hanoi! Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm and is followed by a group dinner at KOTO restaurant. This organisation is dedicated to developing the hospitality careers of disadvantaged youth. If you arrive before your tour begins there’s plenty to see and do. Consider booking the Hanoi Morning Highlights Urban Adventure, a wide-ranging tour with a local expert guide. This optional tour visits the Temple of Literature, stops by a traditional tea house, and takes you through the Hoa Lo Prison Memorial before concluding at Hoan Kiem Lake. Or maybe take it at your own pace and wander the Old Quarter to admire the city’s French-colonial architecture.
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