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61 reviews
Vietnam Highlights - Contiki
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10 days

Vietnam Highlights

From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Tour Operator:
Contiki
Max group size:
30
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
4788
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Highlights

  • Take a tour of the Marble Mountains, Da Nang
  • Visit the wild grottos of the Sung Sot Caves
  • Learn how to make fresh Vietnamese food, Hoi An

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You can request to book this tour, travelling only with people you know.

Itinerary

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the in-depth cultural tour Vietnam Highlights, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 5 other destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam Highlights 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 Nha Trang
  3. Day 3: Nha Trang
  4. Day 4: Nha Trang to Hoi An
  5. Day 5: Hoi An
  6. Day 6: Hoi An to Hue
  7. Day 7: Hue to Hanoi
  8. Day 8: Hanoi to Halong Bay
  9. Day 9: Halong Bay to Hanoi
  10. Day 10: Depart 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

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.7
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  • I
    · February 06, 2020
    Jules was incredible! So friendly from the start automatically making me feel settled in. Everything was so perfectly organised and she knew something about everything. She also ensured if we needed help with anything at all she was there for us.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Immy, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: January 2020
  • B
    · January 13, 2020
    Absolutely brilliant tour manager! Made this tour a great experience and very knowledgeable about Vietnam’s history! Definitely knows how to show you a good time as well! Great guy, anyone would be lucky to meet him!
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Bethany, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had a great tour experience. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: January 2020
  • T
    · January 07, 2020
    Stef really knows his stuff and is a superb tour manager. He gave real insight into the history, culture and traditions - all while managing a variety of characters on the tour. There were some more in depth questions about social economicals &... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Tayo, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had a good time with us. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: December 2019
  • T
    · July 13, 2019
    Was an excellent tour of a beautiful country. It ran smoothly, I’d highly recommend it.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Tracey, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an excellent tour. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • L
    · April 24, 2019
    Absolutely loved Jelly! Legendary tour guide, keen to share her knowledge of the local area and happy to help so always ended up going the extra mile! Probably would have gotten lost on my last two solo days in Hanoi without Jelly’s advice and phone... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Leigh, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an amazing experience. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: November 2018
  • L
    · April 23, 2019
    Jelly made every step of the journey so so easy! From getting us to know each other straight away with a treasure hunt in Ho Chi Minh City to getting to know each of our interests and dietary needs so she could make it the best experience possible. The... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Laura, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had a good Time on the trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: March 2018
  • E
    · April 23, 2019
    Jelly was upbeat and friendly from the start. She made everyone feel comfortable! I enjoyed the itinerary and free time add ons! Accomodation was beyond my expectations, clean and great locations!
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Emily, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had a comfortable and enjoyable trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • S
    · April 23, 2019
    Jelly is one of the best and kind tour guides. I’d never been on a contiki before and she made the expierence so enjoyable. It was an amazing trip, I have met so many beautiful people from around the world who I’ll know for the rest of my life. The... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Sophie, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an amazing trip experience. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
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    Trip date: December 2017
  • Vietnam Highlights reviewer 9
    · April 22, 2019
    El was a great guide, extremely passionate about her job and very knowledgeable. Also more than happy to help with any questions or recommendations.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Elodie, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: March 2019
  • C
    · April 22, 2019
    Elle was the perfect guide. Her knowledge of the areas, ability to both get along with and manage the whole group, and unwavering ability to make the best of every situation made the trip an incredible experience.
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Calvin, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an incredible experience. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: February 2019

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Vietnam Highlights
From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is this a group tour?

      This a group tour. Unfortunately, Contiki are unable to offer private tours and can only offer the dates shown. However, these are usually really great tours filled with like-minded young people and are highly rated.

    • What is the age range?

      Contiki operates tours exclusively for travellers between ages 18-35. They are geared towards active, budget-minded young travellers who want to meet other people from all over the world, and tend to be very popular with students and backpackers. Due to this, children under the age of 18 and adults outside of the age range are not able to participate in this tour.

    • Do you arrange transfers?

      Aiport transfers are not included in the tour price, and travellers will need to make their own way to the start and end point of the tours.

    • What is intra tour air tax?

      The intra tour air tax covers the air taxes for the flights included on this tour. It's imposed by the airlines and therefore needs to be paid before the tour departs to secure your flight as a part of this tour.

    • What is internal air price for?

      The internal air price covers the cost of your internal flights on Vietnam Highlights and needs to be paid upfront before the tour departs.

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    Good to Know

    • About the country

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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 September 26th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 26th, 2020, a minimum payment of $99 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. 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 45 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Contiki" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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