VN18-INTL: 13 Days Vietnam Private Tour from UK to Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre - Nha Trang - Hoi An - Hue - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4 to 5-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food
Day 1: Take flight from UK to Ho Chi Minh City
Today you will start your 13-day Vietnam tour from UK. Please take flight to Ho Chi Minh City by yourself. From London to Ho Chi Minh City, there are daily connecting flights. You can take Turkish Airlines TK1972 18:20 / 00:10, have a stopover in Istanbul for 1 hour and 50 minutes, then take TK162 02:00 / 17:05. The flight duration is 16 hours and 45 minutes.
Day 2: Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, Airport pick up
The driver and the guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. We suggest you to have a good rest at the hotel after the flight trip.
Day 3: Full day tour to Mekong Delta (Ben Tre)
After breakfast, the guide will wait for you at the hotel lobby and escort you to the first stop of the Vietnam tour from UK, Mekong Delta. En route, we will first visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, Vietnam's gorgeous Buddhist temple with a unique architectural style which is considered as a national historical relic by Vietnamese government. You will pass by the countryside which is also called rice bowl of Vietnam. Upon arrival, have a boat tour on Mekong River to explore the fruit garden and Nipa Fruit Cana and see how to make coconut candies. Have lunch in a riverside restaurant. In the afternoon, we'll enjoy a sampan tour and then go to the hotel in Ben Tre.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4: Mekong Delta tour, transfer to Ho Chi Minh City
The fourth day of the Vietnam tour package from UK, we will drive back to Ho Chi Minh City from Ben Tre. On the way we will visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground city dug by Vietnamese soldiers during the war to avoid attack and bombing. After the visit, go back to Ho Chi Minh City to have lunch and rest. Then, head to visit War Remnants Museum which displays the weapons used during Vietnam War and the photographs and related reports about the war. You will surely be shocked by the cruelty of the war and the hurt the war has brought to Vietnamese. Later, you can also explore the spots nearby like Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Center Post Office.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City tour, Fly 1.5h to Nha Trang
Today you will take a flight to Nha Trang, a beautiful city with gorgeous sandy beaches. The driver will pick you up after arrival and transfer you to the hotel for check-in. For the restful time you can explore the nearby beach by yourself.
Day 6: Nha Trang free day
Today is free for you to explore Nha Trang by yourself. You can just choose to lay on the beach, enjoy the sunbath or try some exciting water sports to fully relax yourself.
Day 7: Fly 1h to Da Nang, Private transfer to Hoi An
After a full day relaxation in Nha Trang, today we will fly to Da Nang. After getting off the plane, our driver will drive you about 1 hour to Hoi An Ancient Town. On the way we'll stop at Hai Van Pass and leave enough time for you to take photos at this most beautiful coastline in Vietnam. Check in the hotel in Hoi An.
Day 8: Hoi An Ancient Town full day tour with Chua Ong Pagoda
Today the guide will escort you to explore this UNESCO world heritage site. The town shows an integration of Chinese and Japanese cultures. The specific spots we will visit here are Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Hall, Tan Ky Ancestral House and Japanese Bridge. Chua Ong Pagoda was built in the 17th century followed Chinese style and is dedicated to Quan Cong, who was an ancient Chinese general. After the visit, enjoy your lunch in a local famous restaurant. In the afternoon you can go cycling around the town and buy some gifts for your friends as you like.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9: Private drive 3h to Hue, Hue half day tour
Today we are going to the ancient city Hue which is famous for its historical values to explore Hue Imperial City and the Tomb of Minh Mang, the largest tomb in Vietnam. Imperial City, also known as the Forbidden Purple City, was the residence of the royal family and was modeled the Forbidden City in Beijing of China. The Tomb of Minh Mang is the resting place of the emperor Minh Mang whose reign was the period of great prosperity and power throughout the country.
Day 10: Hue half day tour, Fly 1.5h to Hanoi
After breakfast, we will head to visit Thien Mu Pagoda by colorful dragon-shaped boat. The over 400 years' old temple contains a prominent seven-story Phuoc Duyen Tower. Each story of the tower is dedicated to one Buddha. After the visit, we will send you to the airport for a flight to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. You will be picked up at the airport. The rest of the day you can explore the Old Quarter by yourself or simply have a rest in the hotel.
Day 11: Private drive 3h to Halong Bay, Halong Bay cruise tour
Today we will drive to Halong Bay, one of the most beautiful places in the world. Upon arrival, the cruise staff will help you get on board. You will enjoy the sight of gorgeous waterscape and the dotted islands, get disembark to visit a local family to learn their life style and customs. Stay overnight onboard.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12: Halong Bay half day cruise tour, transfer back to Hanoi
In early morning, you can either join in the Tai Chi class to have a morning practice or appreciate Halong Bay sunrise on the sundeck. You can also try some sports like kayaking and swimming. Have brunch at 10:30, and then check out and disembark. You will be picked up and transferred back to Hanoi city to visit the Ethnology Museum and enjoy the traditional Water Puppet Show.
Day 13: Hanoi half day tour, Airport see off, Fly back to UK
Today your Vietnam tour package from UK ends. We will have a half day tour in Hanoi to visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum Complex to know the great deeds of the hero. The nearby Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda are also must visit for you. You will also visit the Temple of Literature if time permits. It is the site of Vietnam's first university. After that, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.
From Hanoi to London, you can choose to transfer at Doha. Take Qatar Airways QR977 18:30 / 21:30, have a stopover in Doha for 4 hours and 15 minutes, and then take QR009 01:45 / 07:05. The total flight time is 18 hours and 35 minutes. Returning to Birmingham, except Monday and Friday, you can take Turkish Airlines TK165 21:45 / 04:35, transfer via Istanbul, stay for 3 hours and 15 minutes, and then take TK1967 07:50 / 09:55, with the travel time totaling 18 hours and 10 minutes. Thank you for choosing us. Wish you a happy journey!
|Destinations||Luxury Hotels||Standard Hotels|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Hotel Nikko Saigon||Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel|
|Ben Tre||Ben Tre Riverside Resort||Ben Tre Riverside Resort|
|Nha Trang||Mia Resort Nha Trang||Havana Nha Trang Hotel|
|Hoi An||La Siesta Hoi An Resort & Spa||Little Beach A Boutique Hotel & Spa|
|Hue||Indochina Palace||Moonlight Hotel Hue|
|Hanoi||Pan Pacific Hanoi||Soleil Boutique Hotel|
|Halong Bay Cruise||Indochine Cruise||Signature Cruise|
Tour with us, you will enjoy
10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
|Jan - Apr, Oct - Dec|
|May - Sep|
|Tour Prices with Luxury Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan - Apr, Oct - Dec||$2409 |
|May - Sep||$2319 |
|Tour Prices with Standard Hotels|
|Month||2-3 travelers||4-5 travelers|
|Jan - Apr, Oct - Dec||$2109 |
|May - Sep||$2049 |
- Domestic airfare of Ho Chi Minh city - Nha Trang - Da Nang; Hue - Hanoi.
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
- Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
- Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
- Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Round-trip airfare from UK.
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
- Personal expenses ( insurance, laundry, drinks, etc.).
- Tips for guides and drivers.
- Vietnam Visa fees.
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