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Asia / South East Asia
12 Days

12 Days Vietnam In Depth - Vietnam Intro



  • Airport pickup
  • All activities
  • 11 nights accommodation
  • All transport
  • 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners 
  • Pre-departure visa letter
  • Experienced Group Leader and Local Guides


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!  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast


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 on our traditional Vietnamese ‘junk’ boat through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest. We’ll go explore Ha Long Bay by kayak then spend the night on the boat under the stars.  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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.  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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.  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Lunch


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 rowboat 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.  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast


Day 7: Arrive in Hoi An

We’ll arrive early morning in Da Nang before taking a short bus ride to Hoi An, one of the most beautiful and fascinating towns in Vietnam. You’ll have time in the afternoon to chill out, do some shopping or even get some clothes made. We then head out and experience some of Hoi An’s amazing nightlife!  


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.  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 9: Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

After a quick transfer back to Da Nang we catch a short flight to the southern city of Ho Chi Minh City and arrive early afternoon.  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast


Day 10: Mekong Delta

We’ll explore the incredibly lush green beauty of the Mekong Delta by traditional canoe, see how the locals live, visit local villages and experience daily life on the Mekong. We then stay overnight in the Delta.  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast


Day 11: Cu Chi Tunnels

Today we’ll explore more of the Mekong before making our way to the Cu Chi Tunnels, an amazing network of underground tunnels used as supply routes, hideouts and living quarters by guerilla fighters during the Vietnam War, a fascinating and eye-opening experience. We’ll arrive back to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon before heading out for our farewell dinner and party!  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 12: Check Out and Onward Travel Help

Your amazing 12-day adventure comes to an end. You can either check out and make your way back home, stay on longer in Vietnam or continue your travels with our help and the new friends you’ve made!  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast

Pickups / Departures

Airport pickup from Hanoi. 

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12 Days Vietnam In Depth - Vietnam Intro