Vietnam on a Shoestring

12 days,Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

Explore the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City, relax on golden beaches, shop in quaint Hoi An, discover Hue's citadels and pagodas, float through magical Halong Bay, discover the vibrant streets of Hanoi.


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From chaotic Ho Chi Minh City to charming Hoi An, the imperial capital of Hue, vibrant Hanoi and the stunning natural beauty of Halong Bay, this trip has something for everyone. Journey up the coast in this jam-packed introduction to the country's highlights and nightlife with other travellers your own age—so you can be sure to get down with others that’ll keep up. Our CEOs will take you to the highlights on a shoestring and then let you loose so you can do what you really want.

What's Included

  • Halong Bay boat trip with lunch and guide. Orientation walk around Hanoi's Old Quarter. Two street food crawls.
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch. (Allow USD225-300 for meals not included.)
  • Simple hotels (8 nts), sleeper trains (3 nts).
  • Train, local bus, air-con bus, walking, boat.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City

Option to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, War Remnants Museum, Colonial Quarter, or go shopping in Ben Thanh market. Overnight Train to Nha Trang.

Day 3-4 Nha Trang (1B)

Optional snorkelling boat trip, mud baths visit, motorbike tour of the area or relaxion by the beach. Overnight train to Hoi An on Day 4.

Day 5-6 Hoi An (1B)

Opt to attend cooking class, visit My Son ruins, cycle to the beach, enjoy a river boat tour or explore the old town.

Day 7-8 Hue (2B)

Optional Citadel and Imperial Tombs tour, Perfume River boat trip or countryside motorbike tour. Overnight train to Hanoi on Day 8.

Day 9 Halong Bay/Bai Chai Harbour (1L)

Visit Halong Bay for a seafood lunch cruise and cave visit.

Day 10-11 Hanoi (2B)

Explore Hanoi with an orientation walk through the old quarter. Option to see Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature and the Hoa Lo Prison or shop in the Old Quarter.

Day 12 Hanoi (1B)

Depart at any time.

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