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Vietnam Experience (12 Days) - Contiki
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Vietnam Experience (12 Days)

From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Tour Operator:
Contiki
Max group size:
30
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
4786
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Highlights

  • Learn about the Vietnam war, Ho Chi Minh
  • Have dinner with a local Vietnamese Family, Mekong Delta
  • Taste authentic Vietnamese food on street food tour, Hue

Itinerary

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the Discovery tour Vietnam Experience (12 Days), you have a 12 days tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 5 other destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam Experience (12 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and 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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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
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  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.7
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  • Vietnam Experience (12 Days) reviewer 1
    · January 13th, 2020
    Great trip, we got to see a lot of Vietnam in a short space of time
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hello Kai, thank you for taking the time to review you Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to see you were able to see so much of Vietnam in a short period of time! Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
    Trip date: January 2020
  • A
    · January 5th, 2020
    Great tour guide,very helpful and a top bloke
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to see you liked your trip manager! Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
    Trip date: December 2019
  • C
    · November 22nd, 2019
    Fantastic, Elle brought the trip to life with great knowledge of the local areas we travelled through. I can’t wait to go on another tour with Elle
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Charlotte, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to hear your Trip Manager added to your experience! Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • S
    · November 21st, 2019
    Ele was an incredible tour leader. Her enthusiasm, positivity and love for Vietnam really came through. A tour leader really influences the overall experience of a group tour. Can’t say anything but great things about Ele!
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hi Shelby, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to hear your Trip Manager added to your experience! Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
    Trip date: February 2019
  • B
    · November 21st, 2019
    Vietnam was amazing! In the 2-3 weeks I was there we covered so much. I’ll never forget the street food, Halong bay, mud fishing, riding around Hoi An... the list goes on! I will be going back one day! All this wouldn’t have been possible without the... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hi Brock, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to hear your Trip Manager added to your experience, Elle is a legend! Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
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    Trip date: May 2018
  • Vietnam Experience (12 Days) reviewer 6
    · November 13th, 2019
    Very enjoyable tour, exceptionally well led and organised, and managed to see and do a lot in the time we were there. Great food. The itinerary is quite compact, if it were up to me they’d skip Nha Trang and spend more time in Hanoi or include a day... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hi Cameron, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to hear you enjoyed your trip and the delicious food. Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
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    Trip date: October 2019
  • Vietnam Experience (12 Days) reviewer 7
    · November 3rd, 2019
    Talia is a passionate guide, who spent the whole of our trip caring for our trip group and letting us know all the intricate details of the culture and areas we visited in Vietnam. A pleasure to be with and would recommend anyone to join her trips -... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hi Rosella, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to hear your Trip Manager added to your experience, always great to hear! Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • R
    · November 3rd, 2019
    Talia was amazing trip manager, so fun and always know what she was talking about. She always made sure I was okay and the group. Talia was definitely a big part of my Vietnam experience!!!!
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hi Rosie, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to hear your Trip Manager added to your experience and she made an impact! Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
    Trip date: August 2018
  • Vietnam Experience (12 Days) reviewer 9
    · November 2nd, 2019
    I had an absolutely fantastic time on my Vietnam Experience tour in May. The itinerary is jam packed with a great range of activities to give you a taste of everything Vietnam. It pushed me out of my comfort zone several times which was good for me, and... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hi Hayley, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to hear that your 1st Contiki experience was awesome and that Talia added to your experience. Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
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    Trip date: May 2019
  • B
    · November 2nd, 2019
    I couldn't have asked for a better guide - Talia was so knowledgeable and friendly. You could tell how much she enjoyed her job and her enjoyment rubbed off on everyone else.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Berry, thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip to Vietnam. Great to hear your Trip Manager added to your experience! Looking forward to seeing you travel on a Contiki trip soon.
    Trip date: August 2019

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Vietnam Experience (12 Days)
From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
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  • 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.

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    Type B
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    Type C
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    Type E
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    Type F
    Vietnam
    Type G
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  • 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.
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