4.0
18 reviews
Vietnam Discovery - Intrepid Travel
15 days

Vietnam Discovery

From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Max group size:
16
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
1846
From
$1,280
-25%
US $960
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Places You’ll See

  • Ho Chi Minh City
    Ho Chi Minh City
  • Hoi An
    Hoi An
  • Hue
    Hue
  • Hanoi
    Hanoi
  • Halong Bay
    Halong Bay
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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

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: Hoi An
  5. Day 5: Hoi An
  6. Day 6: Hoi An
  7. Day 7: Hue
  8. Day 8: Hue - Overnight Train
  9. Day 9: Hanoi
  10. Day 10: Da Bac
  11. Day 11: Hanoi
  12. Day 12: Cat Ba Island
  13. Day 13: Cat Ba Island
  14. Day 14: Hanoi
  15. Day 15: Hanoi
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
    Home-stay
      Guesthouse
      1x night
        Sleeper Train

          Customer Reviews

          • Overall Rating
            Good
            4.0
          • Itinerary
            Excellent
            5.0
          • Guide
            Excellent
            5.0
          • Transport
            Good
            4.0
          • Accommodation
            Good
            4.0
          • Food
            Excellent
            4.5
          • 4.6
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          • A
            September 18, 2019
            The trip felt more like a tour where at every opportunity I was taken to a place to be sold things. However, I have been with Intrepid to Africa and that was a real adventure, so I would use you again - even though I was not too satisfied with this... Show more
            Trip date: December 2018
            Review collected by Intrepid Travel
          • A
            September 18, 2019
            Overall good experience with Intrepid.
            Trip date: December 2018
            Review collected by Intrepid Travel
          • A
            September 18, 2019
            Excellent Leader,Tu
            Trip date: December 2018
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          • A
            September 18, 2019
            Our tour guides vast knowledge and charismatic attitude really helped gel the group together making for an overall wonderdul experience. We found ourselves fully engaging in all included activities and even opting to do additional activites as a group.
            Trip date: December 2018
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          • A
            September 18, 2019
            Very enjoyable trip. Planned well no hassle and our leader Tu was extremely welcoming and always available to help us.
            Trip date: December 2018
            Review collected by Intrepid Travel
          • A
            September 18, 2019
            Well organised trip that used time well to show what Vietnam has to offer.
            Trip date: December 2018
            Review collected by Intrepid Travel
          • A
            September 18, 2019
            Fun, well organised, quality guide, good itinery
            Trip date: December 2018
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          • A
            September 18, 2019
            The group leaders attitude and leadership skills were poor. Please see comments from my husband Raneet Nana
            Trip date: December 2018
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          • A
            September 18, 2019
            The tour leader was an absolute disappointment. He on multiple occasions didn’t answer questions and when he did answer it was one word answers. At one stage he even asked one to the group members not to ask so many questions (it is important to know... Show more
            Trip date: December 2018
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          • Vietnam Discovery reviewer 10
            February 25, 2019
            Thao was such a great guide! She was knowledgeable, approachful, funny and able to handle problems well. She also made GREAT food recommendations (local cuisine). The itinerary was great, got to see and enjoy a lot of Vietnam & the homestays were... Show more
            Trip date: February 2019

          Availability

          15 days
          Vietnam Discovery
          From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
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          FAQs

            • 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.

            • Would this tour accept kids under 10 years of age?

              Unfortunately, this trip with Intrepid is designed for travellers over the age of 15 so children cannot be permitted.

              Get in contact with us and our customer support team will work on pairing you with the perfect adventure.

            • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

              A trip note which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. There you will find your daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc. Please contact us for this.

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            Good to Know

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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.

              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.
            • Payment information
              • For any tour departing before 12 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 12 February 2020, 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 60 days 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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