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Explore Vietnam - Intrepid Travel
Explore Vietnam - Intrepid Travel
Shannon "The trip was fantastic, it was a really nice mix of fixed activities, optional tours and free time to explore each of the cities. i couldn't believe how different each of the cities felt and what they had to offer. The balance felt right between activity and hustle and bustle of the busy cities to the more tranquil places like Hoi An. Quang was a great guide, he wasn't just rattling off informati..."
Excellent
9 reviews
Starts
Hanoi
+3 Destinations
Southern Vietnam
Ends
Ho Chi Minh City
Map

Highlights

  • Explore Halong Bay for yourself
  • Swim on Ti Top Island Beach
  • Take an overnight train to Hanoi
  • Visit Vietnam's southeast coast
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Boat, Private Vehicle
Travel style
Discovery, Christmas & New Year
Start in Hanoi and end in Ho Chi Minh City! With the discovery tour Explore Vietnam, you have a 11 day tour package taking you from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City and through Hanoi, Vietnam and 4 other destinations in Vietnam. Explore Vietnam includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

9 Reviews

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Good
22%
Average
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  • HD
    Written on July 18, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The scenery was good. Hotel were good and clean and the location of the hotels were spot on. Only the train toilets were disgusting. Overall we had a great experience. Hassim dinath

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Hassim, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in Vietnam! Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon. Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • R
    Written on June 27, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    My partner and I had a great time on this tour - it was the perfect way to get a taste of Vietnam in a short amount of time. Hien was a wonderful guide, we felt so looked after throughout the whole trip and she could never do enough to help. Each of the... Read more

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    HI Rachel, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in Vietnam - sounds like you had a great trip! Hope to see you on your 3rd trip with us soon - did you know that when you book 9 trips with us you get your 10th for free? Just sayin'... :) Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • C
    Written on June 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    First time booking with Intrepid and had an amazing time with Hien! She is very passionate about her country and very knowledgeable. Trip was very well organized from beginning to end. She always had our safety first throughout the trip. Gave great tips and... Read more

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Christina, thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in Vietnam! We'll pass along your kind words to our global team, including Hien, who will be very happy to hear it. Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • Explore Vietnam reviewer 4
    Written on June 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    My wife and I booked with Intrepid Travel for the first time and after this awesome experience we will definitely book again with them. Our tour guide Hien was a lovely young lady. She spoke English very well and was so helpful in talking to local people... Read more

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Matt, thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your time in Vietnam - sounds like quite the adventure! We will share your lovely feedback with our global team and with Hien, who will be very happy to hear it. We hope to see you on another trip with us again soon where one of our other incredible local leaders will have the chance to show you around their country...Hopefully no jellyfish stings next time! :) Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • Explore Vietnam reviewer 5
    Written on June 21, 2018
    1.5 - Rather poor

    Booked with Intrepid for the first time and after this awful experience i will never book again with them. Hien was the worst guide i have ever had in my life. She is completely hopeless and too young to be a tour guide. She barely speak english, all the... Read more

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Enrico, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're very sorry to hear that you were disappointed in your trip - we have passed this feedback along to our customer relations team who are currently investigating and will be in touch with you soon. If you'd like to share any further feedback beforehand, please feel free to email customerrelations@intrepidtravel.com. Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • EH
    Written on January 20, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    This trip was brilliant!! Me and my boyfriend booked it not knowing what to expect. We feel like we experienced so much in the short time we was there. I think there was just enough time in each place and great options for different activities. The cycle... Read more

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  • Explore Vietnam reviewer 7
    Written on March 11, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Excellent tour, great mix of optional activities, group time and time away from the group to explore alone. The boat trip in Halong Bay was fantastic, very impressed by the boat's facilities and food served. This was a great way to see many places in... Read more

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  • Explore Vietnam reviewer 8
    Written on November 6, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    The trip was fantastic, it was a really nice mix of fixed activities, optional tours and free time to explore each of the cities. i couldn't believe how different each of the cities felt and what they had to offer. The balance felt right between activity... Read more

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  • Explore Vietnam reviewer 9
    Written on February 21, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Loved it. Very patient guide. Good knowledge of his country. Would recommend.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Hanoi
  2. Day 2: Halong Bay
  3. Day 3: Hanoi - Overnight Train
  4. Day 4: Hue
  5. Day 5: Hoi An
  6. Day 6: Hoi An
  7. Day 7: Hoi An / Overnight Train
  8. Day 8: Nha Trang
  9. Day 9: Nha Trang / Overnight Train
  10. Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City
  11. Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City

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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
Hanoi is the starting point and Ho Chi Minh City is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 11 February 2019 the full payment of $691 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $691 for Explore Vietnam, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,380 km.
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)
  • 538 km
  • Hue (Vietnam)
  • 104 km
  • Hoi An (Vietnam)
  • 415 km
  • Nha Trang (Vietnam)
  • 323 km
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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