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Vietnam Highlights

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Vietnam Highlights - Contiki
Vietnam Highlights - Contiki
SophieMorgansmith "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 places in Vietnam we went to we’re incredbile. It is a short trip, but has given me ideas when I go back to Vietnam where I would. I went to a lot of d..."
Excellent
60 reviews
Starts
Ho Chi Minh City
+5 Destinations
Southern Vietnam
Ends
Hanoi
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Highlights

  • Gain an insight into the rich colonial past of Vietnam
  • Admire the scenery at the Pass of the Ocean Clouds
  • Relax on the golden-sandy beaches of Nha Trang
  • Relax on a cruise on the turquoise waters of Halong Bay
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
36
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Contiki
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 from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and 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.

Itinerary

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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

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

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60 Reviews

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Good
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  • T
    Written on July 13, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Was an excellent tour of a beautiful country. It ran smoothly, I’d highly recommend it.

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  • L
    Written on April 24, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    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 number!

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  • L
    Written on April 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 way... Read more

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  • E
    Written on April 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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!

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  • S
    Written on April 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 places... Read more

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  • Vietnam Highlights reviewer 6
    Written on April 22, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    El was a great guide, extremely passionate about her job and very knowledgeable. Also more than happy to help with any questions or recommendations.

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  • C
    Written on April 22, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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.

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  • M
    Written on April 22, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Ell was amazing. Such a friendly face and took us to some amazing spots

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  • C
    Written on April 18, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was amazing! James went all out to make every part of the trip spectacular and memorable. Traveling became my passion.

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  • R
    Written on April 18, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    James made that trip. He was an incredible manager. Give him a promotion I love him So much. I get anxiety traveling and made me feel comfortable the entire time and was a wealth of knowledge. Could not have asked for a better manager

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    • Is this a group tour?

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    • 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.

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    • Matt Grieves
      "Went on a Contiki European Whirl in 2013...had such a blast I joined the company. Best decision of my..."
    • Yelitza Jelly Acevedo Perez
      "One of my dreams was to be able to work and live in another country, after doing a couple of Contiki..."
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      "New Zealand born and bred who loves an adventure. I also love the outdoors, food, laughing and learning..."
    • Eleanor
      "If you haven't fallen in love with Southeast Asia yet, then you haven't travelled with me! I've travelled..."
    • 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..."
    • Talia Willis
      "Coming in hot (and very sweaty) from South East Asia! I've been working for Contiki for almost 5 years..."
    • 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. "
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    About the countries

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    Visa

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    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 Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 28 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 October 2019, a minimum payment of $200 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 65 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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    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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