- Meet some amazing travelers from different parts of the world and enjoy a Welcome Dinner at Hanoi
- City Tour of Hanoi with Water Puppet Show
- Junk Boat Ride & kayaking in Halong Bay
- Exploring a Private Island
- Attend a Vietnamese cooking class
- Go for a snorkeling and Island Lunch
- Canyoning & Abseiling, waterfall hiking etc
- City Tour of Ho Chi Minh City & Chu Chi Tunnels Exploration
If Vietnam has been there on your bucket list since forever, then stop procrastinating any longer! Go Discover Abroad is here with the ultimate adventure tour in Vietnam, that'll set free & let you explore the best that this country has in store! Kick start your joyride from Hanoi, walk down the picturesque streets, spend a night on a junk boat as you set out to explore Halong Bay, attend Vietnamese cooking classes apart from just gorging on delicious meals! If you think that's it - then, wait my friend! We have much more in store as we take you to Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City. Canyoning, snorkeling, kayaking, abseiling, waterfall hiking and more - you'll have enough to test yourself and feel the adrenaline rush! So gear up, book this trip of a lifetime & start packing your bags 'coz Vietnam is calling!
Day 1 - Arrival in Hanoi
Welcome to Vietnam! You'll be taking a flight to Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi and head to your accommodation. Tonight, you'll meet your fellow travelers and there will be a brief orientation, where you'll get to know more about the itinerary of the days ahead. Gear up for a Welcome Dinner and share some drinks as you get to know others.
Day 2 - Foodie Tour & Culture Show in Hanoi
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before we set out for exploring this beautiful city. Our local coordinator will be there with you so that you get to experience the authentic vibes of the place. As we all know, Vietnam is famous for is the diverse range of exotic food. Hence, we've planned to take you to some hidden places where you can sample weird, interesting and tasty food whilst getting to know your way around the city. Later today, we will go to see a water puppet show – probably one of the most random things you will experience in your life and a big part of the Vietnamese culture.
And of course, we won't let you miss the vibrant nightlife of Hanoi - so, get crazy as we head off to party in the evening! Mingle and dance with locals as well as other travelers in the alleys of Hanoi, binge on some 'Pho' and join the crowd for some ‘fresh beer’.
Day 3 - Discover Halong Bay
Did you know that Ha Long Bay is marked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site? It's time to leave Hanoi and head to Halong Pier! Cruise Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay on a typical Vietnamese “junk” boat. Enjoy the magical scenery as you cruise and kayak through crystal clear waters past hundreds of limestone karsts. Experience the thrill of staying on a Vietnamese junk boat anchored in a secluded cove within Halong Bay.
Day 4 - Experience A Private Island Stay
Have you always dreamt of staying on a private island? Well, wait no more! Enjoy a night at our secret spot, hidden on a private beach in Halong Bay. It doesn’t get more idyllic than this! Chill in a hammock, go for a swim or kayak, play some beach volleyball and there's gonna be karaoke at night.
Day 5 - Heading Back To Hanoi
Wake up to the sound of the ocean and soak in nature's beauty. After breakfast, we shall wrap up and head back towards Hanoi for another joyful night in the town.
Day 6 - Fly To Hoi An
Board the flight 'coz it's time to travel to Hoi An! With red lanterns hanging from trees, buildings, and shops all around town, Hoi An is aptly named as 'the City of Lanterns'. At night, when the lanterns light up the streets, we’ll take you for a walk through town and show you the best bars and restaurants around!
Day 7 - Attend A Vietnamese Cooking Class
It's time to attend a Vietnamese cooking class to learn the hacks of the cuisine! We are going to take you to a private class where you'll get to cook the most delicious dishes and then savor a meal prepared by you!
Day 8 - Exploring A Beautiful Beach & Overnight Bus To Nha Trang
You can choose to relax at the accommodation or hit the market for shopping & eating, before taking a short bike ride to a nearby beach town. Spend some quaint moments before returning back. Tonight, we'll board a sleeper bus and enjoy the ride until we reach the next destination!
Day 9 - Exploring Nha Trang
We'll wake up in Nha Trang the next morning to spend the day in one of Vietnam‘s most popular beach destinations. Explore the white beaches, crystal clear waters and an abundance of colorful corals and fish. Set out on a boat and snorkel along the way - there can be no better way to get closer to the marine life and witness the beauty that lies under water. Enjoy a delicious lunch on an island before heading back to the mainland for some more beach time!
Day 10 - Explore Da Lat
Apart from Halong Bay and the beaches, Central Vietnam is quite famous for its cool temperatures and stunning waterfalls. Da Lat is known as 'the romantic city of Vietnam' with lots of locals heading here to get married. You'll have plenty of time to explore Da Lat.
Day 11 - Waterfall hiking and more adventures!
It's time for some adventures, so get ready for the ultimate thrill! Hike through the lush green rainforest, do some abseiling, walk down a pounding waterfall before we get to the waterfalls! Soak yourself in the freshness and fill your lungs before you get drenched and soothe your soul.
Day 12 - Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City
And finally, we are here in Ho Chi Minh City - one of the most vibrant parts of Vietnam! You can go for a Cyclo city tour of Central Saigon to absorb the sights, sounds, and smells of the city.
Day 13 - Cu Chi Tunnels & Farewell
Obviously, you can’t visit Vietnam and not learn about the country’s history including the Vietnam War. Our local guide will take us to the Cu Chi Tunnels and gives us a good insight into what happened here. In the evening, you can visit the market and pick up souvenirs if you wish to - there's always something that you wanna take back home!
Later tonight we get ready for the final night and enjoy farewell drinks on one of the rooftop bars.
Day 14 - Trip ends at Ho Chi Minh City
Like all good things, this trip ends today. You can either book your return tickets for home or head off for another adventure.
Dates & Cost
- Welcome Dinner & Party
- Food & City Tour + Water Puppet Show in Hanoi
- Overnight Junk Boat & Kayaking in Halong Bay
- Private Island Stay
- Vietnamese Cooking Class with River Cruise
- Reef Snorkelling with Island Lunch
- Canyoning & Abseiling
- Cu Chi Tunnels Exploration & Farewell Party
- All local transfers during the tour, in-country flight to Hoi An, overnight sleeper bus
- Accommodation on all nights
- Meals (13 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 3 Dinners)
- Hanoi - Welcome Dinner & Daily Breakfast
- Halong Bay - Daily Breakfast/ 2 Lunches/ 2 Dinners
- Hoi An - Daily Breakfast/ 1 Lunch & Unlimited Passion Fruit Juice
- Nha Trang - Island lunch
- Da Lat - Daily Breakfast/ 1 Lunch
- Ho Chi Minh City - Farewell Party/ Daily Breakfast
- International Flight tickets
- Travel & Medical Insurance (available at an extra cost)
- Meals not mentioned
- Any personal expenditure
- Departure transfer to airport (can be arranged at nominal cost)