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Vietnam Discovery

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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8 reviews
Starts
Ho Chi Minh City
+5 Destinations
Southern Vietnam
Ends
Hanoi
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Highlights

  • Shop for lanters in Hoi An
  • Visit ancient pagodas and cathedrals
  • Explore the Forbidden Purple City
  • Cruise around Halong Bay
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Boat, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the in-depth cultural tour Vietnam Discovery, you have a 15 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. Vietnam Discovery includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • BF
    Written on February 20, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Our guide Huy NGUYEN (Trip code: TVRN180130) was knowlegable, considerate and always accommodating to our needs. He was flexible and several times we changed plans to accommodate the wishes of the group rather than follow status quo (ie. walking tours vs.... Read more

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Brenda, Thank you for sharing your experience in Vietnam with us, sounds like you had a fabulous time. Receiving feedback from our passengers is great as it helps us to know where we’re meeting or hopefully even exceeding expectations. We always share positive comments like these with our global team (including our tour leaders), where they are very much appreciated. We’re delighted to hear that you had a great time with us and we hope to see you on another trip again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • NA
    Written on July 30, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    we have been to vietnam and cambodia for 10 days.we hired the services of vietnam discovery complete package.there services were uptake to the mark.we value their services and recommend everyone they should should use thier services

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  • Vietnam Discovery reviewer 3
    Written on June 10, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    So glad I chose the 16 day Discovery Tour of Vietnam. Got to see all I expected and more with a great group of 11 of us. Accomodation was good to very good in 3star hotels. Same for transportation. Other than the overnight trains which were quite cold with... Read more

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  • S
    Written on April 13, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Great tour! In a short time you see a lot of Vietnam. Wonderful (local) tourguide.

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  • Vietnam Discovery reviewer 5
    Written on September 19, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    This was a wonderful way to explore Biwtn without pressure we had a couple of nights in each place and travelled by train overnight so there was a wonderful feeling of having plenty of time to enjoy. Phong was a compassionate, knowledgeable and experienced... Read more

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  • Vietnam Discovery reviewer 6
    Written on February 20, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    This was my first overseas travel and I was super scared and unsure about what to expect. The guide for this tour was lovely, had amazing English and great knowledge of the country. The rooms provided were of good quality for the money spent and were always... Read more

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  • Vietnam Discovery reviewer 7
    Written on February 13, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    Vietnam. Hanoi in particular. A bustling, colourful city. Leaving the windowless room in which we are staying and stepping out on to the street – through the door and down two steps and you are literally on the road – requires some adjustment to... Read more

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  • Vietnam Discovery reviewer 8
    Written on October 12, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    This tour offered so much! Our guide knew everyone and everything - he made our shopping expeditions incredible - we were taken straight to the best spots with the best prices. We tasted all the local produce and met local families. While the tour was... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City
  2. Day 2: Mekong Delta
  3. Day 3: Mekong Delta - Overnight Train
  4. Day 4: Nha Trang
  5. Day 5: Nha Trang - Overnight Train
  6. Day 6: Hoi An
  7. Day 7: Hoi An
  8. Day 8: Hue
  9. Day 9: Hue - Overnight Train
  10. Day 10: Hanoi
  11. Day 11: Da Bac
  12. Day 12: Hanoi
  13. Day 13: Halong Bay
  14. Day 14: Hanoi
  15. Day 15: Hanoi

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  • Accommodation

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

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    • Which places does this tour visit? What is the maximum number of people on the trip? What grade is the accommodation?

      To understand where the tour goes, you can click on the 'Itinerary' tab on the tour page.
      You will find there are a maximum of 16 travellers per group. The accommodation on this trip is designed to give you an authentic experience while travelling through Vietnam. This is certainly not a luxury style tour, so please have a look through the detailed description of the accommodation in the relevant section of the attached trip notes too.

    • What is the maximum number of people on this tour?

      The maximum group size for an Intrepid trip is 16 people.

    • Do you do private tours?

      We do not offer personalised & private tours, however to do this, I would recommend contacting a local travel agent, so they can personalise this for you.

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    • Codi, 25 years old28th September 2018
      Very easy process to book. Email confirmation once everything was approved with the tour company not to mention massive savings.

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    Visa

    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.

    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 Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 January 2019 the full payment of $887 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 $887 for Vietnam Discovery, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,632 km.
    • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    • 323 km
    • Nha Trang (Vietnam)
    • 415 km
    • Hoi An (Vietnam)
    • 104 km
    • Hue (Vietnam)
    • 538 km
    • Hanoi (Vietnam)
    • 126 km
    • Halong Bay (Vietnam)
    • 126 km
    • Hanoi (Vietnam)

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