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Essence of Vietnam

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Essence of Vietnam - Peregrine
Essence of Vietnam - Peregrine
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Starts
Ho Chi Minh City
+6 Destinations
Southern Vietnam
Ends
Hanoi
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Highlights

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the in-depth cultural tour Essence of Vietnam, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 5 other destinations in Vietnam. Essence of Vietnam includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Boat, Private Vehicle, Plane

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  • C
    Written on October 2, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    We had the most incredible time on our Essence of Vietnam tour. Nam Nguyen was our tour guide. He shared his personal experiences and provided us with the most incredible opportunities. We were able to experience Vietnam in a way that gave us a wondeful understanding and great respect for the Vietnamese people. We kyaked around and spent a night on Halong Bay, rode a push bike through the streets and villages of Hoi An, learnt to traverse the chaotic streets in the cities
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  • Essence of Vietnam reviewer 2
    Written on January 21, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    That we kayaked through a hole in the hills of Halong Bay and saw crazy monkeys climbing all over the cliffs.
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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 3: Hoi An
  • Day 4: Hoi An
  • Day 5: Hanoi
  • Day 6: Halong Bay
  • Day 7: Hanoi
  • Day 8: Hanoi

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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  • September 1, 2016

    What is the accommodation set up on this tour?

    This trip is a group tour with Peregrine so you'll be able to share with another traveller of the same gender if you wish. However, should you prefer the privacy of your own room, you can avail a single supplement for an additional cost.

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Vietnam. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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Location
Ho Chi Minh City is the starting point and Hanoi is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Peregrine to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $600 to confirm this Peregrine booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 December 2017 the full payment of $1,176 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1176 for Essence of Vietnam, but the deposit of $600 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Peregrine tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,570 km.
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • 27 km
  • Cu Chi (Vietnam)
  • 27 km
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • 612 km
  • Da Nang (Vietnam)
  • 23 km
  • Hoi An (Vietnam)
  • 629 km
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)
  • 126 km
  • Halong Bay (Vietnam)
  • 126 km
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)

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