Sail through limestone karsts aboard a traditional junk boat and walk the streets of imperial capitals. From vibrant Hanoi, the natural beauty of Halong Bay, the atmospheric imperial capital of Hue, and the charms of Hoi An to the modern day life of Saigon, experience the energy of Vietnam in ten jam-packed days. An experienced CEO will lead you to must-see highlights but allow plenty of time for you to do your own thing.
Arrive at any time.
Enjoy a Ha Long Bay cruise on a junk boat with visits to a cave and an island lookout. Savour a seafood lunch and dinner.
Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Cruise back to the port and take a private van to Hanoi. Enjoy some time in the city before an overnight train to Hue.
Breakfast | Lunch
Guided tour of the Imperial Citadel, Royal Tomb and Tien Mu Pagoda.
Drive the Hai Van pass. Take advantage of Hoi An’s many options over the 2.5 days in town. Opt for a cooking class, riverboat trip, bike ride, beach time, tailor visit or My Son ruins.
Spend two full days exploring all Hoi An has to offer. Dive into the culture, hang out on the beach or get clothes tailor-made in one of the many shops around town. Enjoy a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles.
Good Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch
Breakfast | Lunch
Spend a free day exploring all Hoi An has to offer.
Fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City with free time to explore this hectic city.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn more about the Vietnam War. Use free time in the afternoon to explore sprawling Ho Chi Minh City.
Depart at any time.
Hotels (7 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), junk boat (1 nt).
8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner.
Train, local bus, air-con bus, boat, cyclo, plane.
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.