Best of Vietnam

Company : G Adventures
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)
Tour Code : ABVB

From the intensity of Ho Chi Minh City's streets to spectacular rice terraces, travel the length of Vietnam and savour its natural, cultural, and historical delights.

Meet the Hmong people and other minority villagers on a hilltribe excursion and sail into the photographic possibilities of beautiful Halong Bay. With the services of a CEO and your accommodation and transport taken care of, this trip offers great value as it introduces the region’s main sights, providing plenty of flexibility so you can experience an adventure you'll never forget.


Day 1 - Hanoi
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 - Hanoi/Lào Cai
Enjoy the water puppets show. Opt to visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house, Hoa Lo Prison and the Temple of Literature. Overnight train to Lao Cai.

Day 3 - Lào Cai/Sa Pá
Arrive in Sapa. Hilltribe village visit at Ta Phin, trek and homestay. Traditional meals with a local family.

Day 4 - Sa Pá
Hilltribe village visit, trek and homestay. Traditional meals with a local family.

Day 5 - Sa Pá/Hanoi
Return to Sapa after breakfast with host family. Transfer back to Hanoi.

Day 6 - Hanoi/Ha Long
Drive to Halong Bay for an overnight cruise on a junk boat which includes a seafood meal. Visit caves or an island lookout.

Day 7 - Ha Long/Huế
Breakfast aboard our junk boat. Return to Hanoi for free time before an overnight train to Hue.

Day 8 - Huế
Included tour of Tien Mu Pagoda and the Royal Tombs. Optional tour of the countryside.

Day 9 - Huế/Hoi An
Travel the scenic Hai Van Pass (weather permitting) on the way to Hoi An.

Day 10 - Hoi An
Enjoy a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a Planeterra-supported project. Afterwards enjoy free time, options include a cooking class, shopping at the tailors, riverboat cruise, bike riding, beach time or My Son ruins.

Day 11 - Hoi An
Use a full free day to explore more of this charming town.

Day 12 - Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City. Option to take a bike tour of Ho Chi Minh City, visit the Reunification Palace, Thien Hau and Giac Vien pagodas.

Day 13 - Ho Chi Minh City/Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta visit, boat ride and visit to traditional candy factories. Enjoy a local homestay and dinner with a Vietnamese family.

Day 14 - Mekong Delta/Ho Chi Minh City
Option to visit War Remnants Museum, Colonial Quarter, Ben Thanh Market.

Day 15 - Ho Chi Minh City
Depart at any time.


What's Included

  • Water puppet show (Hanoi)
  • Noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a Planeterra-supported project (Hoi An)
  • Sapa excursion to hilltribe villages with homestay and traditional meals
  • Halong Bay entrance
  • Halong Bay boat cruise with seafood lunch and dinner
  • Imperial Citadel and Tomb guide and entrance
  • Mekong Delta homestay with traditional meals
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Accommodation: Hotels (9 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts), junk boat (1 nt), basic family homestays (2 nts).
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners. (Allow USD210-250 for meals not included)
  • Transportation: Train, local bus, air-con bus, boat, cyclo, plane
  • Staff & experts: Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides


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G Adventures Best of Vietnam Reviews

Outstanding Tour

I booked a tour of Vietnam with G Adventures and it was a really outstanding experience. Our the guide was extraordinary, helpful and lively! I'm looking forward to go on another trip with G again soon.

By: Saly Sawan
Nationality: Lebanese
Age: 29

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