This comprehensive Vietnam tour is a perfect introduction to Vietnam, with tours to visit many of the countries tourist highlights combined with some less visited rural areas. This exciting adventure begins in the capital Hanoi where you’ll have guided tours to all of the cities important monuments and buildings along with plenty of free time to soak up the culture in the Ancient Quarter together with a guided street food tasting tour. Leaving Hanoi behind you head to famous Halong Bay which many regard as one the Natural Wonder of the World. Whilst here you’ll spend 2 days onboard a traditional Junk boat meandering around the thousands of tiny islands. Halong Bay is an awe-inspiring site which will leave you dumbstruck by its natural beauty.
After spending a night onboard the Reunification Express you’ll arrive in Hue where you’ll have a guided tour of this imperial city before heading on to beautiful Hoi An with its traditional architecture and laid-back life-style. Whilst in Hoi An you’ll join a bicycle tour out of the city to visit some of the nearby rural villages and maybe even partake in some ‘manual labour!’.
The last stop on this tour is the former capital of the French Colony of Chochin India – Ho Chi Minh City, though many still refer to it as Saigon. Ho Chi Minh is the vibrant business hub of the country where you’ll see newly building sky scrapers standing in contrast beside traditional Vietnamese buildings. You’ll have guided tour of the city and also take an interesting side-trip to the Mekong Delta where you’ll spend the night in the home of a local family