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101 reviews
Starts
Ho Chi Minh City
+7 Destinations
Southern Vietnam
Ends
Hanoi
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Highlights

  • Haggle in the floating markets
  • Taste the beach life at Nah Trang
  • Explore the hidden grotto of Halong Bay
  • Explore the old town of Hoi An
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ship, Boat, Plane
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the in-depth cultural tour Vietnam Experience, you have a 12 day tour package taking you from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 6 other destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam Experience includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • C
    Written on October 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I have done 3 contikis so far and by far my best guide easy to talk to, problem solver , come to mind. If you get this guy for a tour be ready to actually have a good time!

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  • C
    Written on October 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip had plenty of fun and enjoyed it all. Aaron was great and a real help when we needed it.

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  • V
    Written on October 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Aaron was great! Very knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating.

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  • A
    Written on October 24, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Aaron was great! Very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating. Overall great experience, thought the tour itself could’ve spent more time in each place so we weren’t as rushed. We could not go to halong bay due to weather but Aaron and our tour guide were... Read more

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  • O
    Written on October 24, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had an amazing time in Vietnam, thank you to Aaron for doing an awesome job guiding the group around

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  • P
    Written on August 22, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Always trying hard that everyone gets what they want! Thank you faye

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  • A
    Written on May 17, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Really amazing tour, very eye opening

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  • TN
    Written on March 5, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    My fiancé and I had a wonderful time traveling through Vietnam. The experience contiki gave to us was second to none. It made us feel safe, organized and allowed us to meet like minded travelers. Our tour guy Greg was also amazing! Gave us enough guidance... Read more

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  • CM
    Written on March 5, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Trip was amazing, in no small part because of Greg’s planning and ability to solve any bumps

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  • Vietnam Experience reviewer 10
    Written on March 4, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Holy smokes... words really cannot do Greg's knowledge, helpfulness, openness, and sense of humor ample justice. My boyfriend and I couldn't imagine a better guide for a comprehensive, rounded, and FUN trip. Thank you Greg for showing us a great time in... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City
  2. Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City to Mekong Delta
  3. Day 3: Mekong Delta to Ho Chi Minh City
  4. Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang
  5. Day 5: Nha Trang
  6. Day 6: Nha Trang to Hoi An
  7. Day 7: Hoi An
  8. Day 8: Hoi An to Hue
  9. Day 9: Hue to Hanoi
  10. Day 10: Hanoi to Halong Bay
  11. Day 11: Halong Bay to Hanoi
  12. Day 12: Depart Hanoi

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Guides who have led this tour

  • shannon mahoni
    "i'm a kiwi gal from New Zealand who loves an adventure. I also love the outdoors, food, laughing and..."
  • Matt Grieves
    "Went on a Contiki European Whirl in 2013...had such a blast I joined the company. Best decision of my..."
  • Greg Colgin
    "I like adventures, food and laughter, those are a few of my favourite things."
  • Hailee Gypsy Atkins
    "Hey hey, I'm Hailee or Lee as I'm better known and I have been working for Contiki Asia since 2013. I..."
  • Az Gallagher
    "Grew up on a banana farm in Tropical North QLD, Australia. Now I'm blessed at being a part of travellers..."
  • Matt
    "Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia with a Sri Lankan background, the decision to leave home and..."
  • James Jenkins
    "Before joining the Tourism Industry i used to frequently travel across South East Asia and Australia..."
  • Aaron Cooper
    "An island boy that loves to dive and educate people about the beauties and history of Asia. "
  • Larissa Cowlrick
    ""Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer" . My journey started a few years back..."
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About the countries

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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.

Policies

Location
Ho Chi Minh City is the starting point and Hanoi is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 29 December 2018 the full payment of $1,336 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1336 for Vietnam Experience, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,691 km.
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • 29 km
  • Cu Chi Tunnels (Vietnam)
  • 29 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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