Vietnam Intro, 9 Days
What you get...
- 9 day trip tour departing Hanoi.
- 8 night accommodation.
- Some meals.
- All activities as per itinerary.
- All transport.
- Airport pickup.
- Services of an experienced western Group Leader and local guides.
Arrive and meet the Group - Hanoi City Tour - Ha Long Bay Overnight Boat - Ha Long Bay Private Island Stay - Ha Long Bay - Ninh Binh - Hoi An - Fly - Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1 Arrive and meet the Group.
We'll pick you up from the airport and take you to the Hostel in Hanoi. You'll then have plenty of time to recover from your flight, chill out and meet everyone in your group.
Day 2 Hanoi City Tour.
Discover what makes the chaotic capital of Vietnam so special with a Walking and Rickshaw Tour of the city. Experience the bustling streets, fascinating culture and delicious street food. We'll then head out for dinner and experience some of Hanoi's best nightlife
Day 3 Ha Long Bay Overnight Boat.
We'll depart early for our amazing 3 Day / 2 Night Boat trip to the stunning natural wonder of Ha Long Bay. We'll cruise on beautiful emerald green waters through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest, go kayaking through caves and enjoy some drinks aboard our overnight boat.
Day 4 Ha Long Bay Private Island Stay.
Continue soaking up the natural beauty of Ha Long Bay throughout the day before arriving at our own private island Chill out in a hammock, play some beach volleyball or just relax on the beach and work on your tan.
Day 5 Ha Long Bay & Ninh Binh Homestay.
We'll arrive back from Ha Long Bay mid-morning and then head south to the beautiful countryside of Ninh Binh, a landscape of endless rice paddies and epic limestone mountains. Check in to our unique and amazing local homestay and watch the sunset whilst relaxing in our private riverside bungalows for the evening.
Day 6 Ninh Binh & Overnight Train.
Today we explore the best of the amazing Ninh Binh. We'll take a bike ride through the countryside before boarding a local row boat and cruising a network of rivers and caves. After some lunch we'll tackle the iconic 450 steps of the Dragon Mountain Viewpoint for sunset. We'll then freshen up before boarding the overnight train south to Hoi An.
Day 7 Hoi An.
We'll arrive in Hoi An, one of the most beautiful and fascinating towns in Vietnam. You'll have some time in the afternoon to chill out, go shopping or even get some clothes made
Day 8 Hoi An, Basket Boat Tour with Crab Fishing and Cooking Class.
Be guided through coconut groves by traditional fishermen while you try your hand at some crab fishing. We'll then learn the secrets of preparing delicious Vietnamese food with a traditional cooking class.
Day 9 Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, Trip Finishes.
Today we catch a short flight to the southern city of Ho Chi Minh City and arrive early afternoon. For those on the 9 day tour, your tour finishes today. We recommend adding an extra night in Ho Chi Minh and flying out on Day 10. Your Group Leader can organise this accommodation. If you're flying out on Day 9 then please ensure it is an evening flight so you have time to make your connection out of Ho Chi Minh City. If you're doing the 12-day trip you'll stay on and discover more of Ho Chi Minh City today.
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