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starts on 23 Nov 2018
Days
10
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Cost/day $103
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Vietnam Highlights - Contiki
Vietnam Highlights - Contiki
Excellent
47 reviews
Starts
Ho Chi Minh City
+5 Destinations
Southern Vietnam
Ends
Hanoi
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Highlights

  • Discover Vietnam’s colonial past
  • Explore the “Pass of the Ocean Clouds“
  • Relax on the beaches of Nha Trang
  • Take a boat cruise of Halong Bay
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
36
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ship, Boat, Plane
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
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.

47 Reviews

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  • J
    Written on October 31, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip. Everything was organised well. Group size was ideal, not too big or too small

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  • E
    Written on March 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Greg, Vietnam and whiskers on kittens. These are a few of my favourite things! What an adventure to begin my year with. I couldn’t have asked for a better holiday. Vietnam accomodation was well above what I expected, I was a two star girl living in a five... Read more

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  • D
    Written on March 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip surpassed all expectations!

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  • D
    Written on March 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Greg was able to provide an excellent review on accommodation, restaurants, bars and the history of where we stayed. He was also able to stick to achedukrs tightly, as well as making my first overseas trip the best adventure I’ve ever been on!

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  • MC
    Written on March 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Greg was awesome, really great in depth understanding of the culture and countriy and with a knack for passing that knowledge along to the group in a fun way

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  • A
    Written on January 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Greg was amazing! Very informative and helped us out a lot even with what to do when we had free time. Something that I found a few contiki tour guides don't do

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  • IR
    Written on January 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    So so so so good! Greg was amazing and he exceeded my expectations

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  • ST
    Written on January 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely amazing experience, such a friendly, charismatic and professional person! Will definitely be doing contiki again because of this!

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  • L
    Written on January 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip exceeded my expectations. I felt at home with the group and I utterly adored my Trip Manager Greg!

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  • E
    Written on January 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was amazing. Greg our tour manager was absolutely fantastic.

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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

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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

  • Optional Extras

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  • Flights

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  • Contiki Discoverer Trips
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • 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.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • 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. "
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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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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 5 January 2019 the full payment of $1,026 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 $1026 for Vietnam Highlights, 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 1,632 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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