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Vietnam Express Northbound - Intrepid Travel
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10 days

Vietnam Express Northbound

From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
1840
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
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Highlights

  • Beatiful and historic Ho Chi Minh City
  • A motor bike ride to the Forbidden Purple City
  • Picturesque fishing village of Lang Co
  • Marvelous lakes and architecture in Hanoi

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Itinerary

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the Adventure tour Vietnam Express Northbound, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 4 other destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam Express Northbound includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City
  2. Day 2: Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Day 3: Hoi An
  4. Day 4: Hoi An
  5. Day 5: Hue
  6. Day 6: Hue - Overnight Train
  7. Day 7: Hanoi
  8. Day 8: Halong Bay
  9. Day 9: Hanoi
  10. Day 10: Hanoi
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
7 nights
Berth / Cabin
1 night
Sleeper Train
1 night

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.6
  • 4.6
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  • PR
    · January 1st, 2020
    We had a fantastic time on the Intrepid Northbound Vietnam tour. We did the tour as a family: my wife, myself, our 19 yo daughter and 16 yo son. There were also 11 others on the tour and we had great fun. Our guide was terrific, and Vietnam was... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much, Philip. What a great experience for your family with shared memories of Vietnam.
    Trip date: December 2019
  • AP
    · December 15th, 2019
    Enjoyed every moment of the tour and would recommend it to friends and family. Our tour guide Ashley was one of the main highlights of our trip. She made everyone welcome and at home in her homeland. My wife and I look forward to our next experience... Show more
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    Trip date: November 2019
  • KG
    · December 7th, 2019
    I was disappointed at the lack of options for daily excursions and would have preferred a more detailed itinerary and information regarding the included excursions. Overall, the guide was very helpful in helping us plan our own excursions and trying to... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • Vietnam Express Northbound reviewer 4
    · November 11th, 2019
    This might be an ok trip for the first time traveler but if your expecting to be taken to the more interesting places that are difficult for the average tourist to find you will be disappointed. We mostly ate at the more expensive tourist restaurants,... Show more
    Vietnam Express Northbound customer review photo 1
    Trip date: October 2019
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Ha and Yuth were great guides with knowledge and excellent skills to manage group trips. Also the choice of places is the essential of both countries. Also, Loch Sokneang, the local guide in Phnom Penh was very knowledgeable and managed the topic of... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Saw a huge amount of Vietnam in a short space of time that I probably couldn't do by myself Ha was an excellent tour guide--really welcoming and organised
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    The trip exceeded my expectations, and with one or two exceptions, was excellent throughout. The Cambodian and Vietnamese guides, Yuth and Ha, were both very helpful with any issues or questions we had, knowledgable about the history of sights visited... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Trip itself was very good however the booking process prior to departure could be improved.
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Seen heaps in a short time and very informative.
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    I would have liked to see more of rural Vietnam ie. the terraced rice fields
    Trip date: December 2018
    Review collected by Intrepid Travel

Dates & Availability

10 days
Vietnam Express Northbound
From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the star level of the hotels used on this tour?

    All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details 4-6 weeks before departure. Under the "What’s Included" tab on each tour page, you can find general info about the accommodations used on the tour before you book.

  • Can you price airfares?

    We specialise in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour.

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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Dong
    Vietnam
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types A, B, C, E, F. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B, C, E, F, G.

    Type A
    Vietnam
    Type B
    Vietnam
    Type C
    Vietnam
    Type E
    Vietnam
    Type F
    Vietnam
    Type G
    Vietnam
  • Vaccines
    • 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.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before February 13th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after February 13th, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 26 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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