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Real Vietnam

Real Vietnam - Intrepid Travel
Real Vietnam - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
2 reviews
Starts
Ho Chi Minh City
+4 Destinations
Southern Vietnam
Ends
Hanoi
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Highlights

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the in-depth cultural tour Real Vietnam, you have a 15 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. Real Vietnam is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 29 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Intrepid Travel

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City
  2. Day 2: Mekong Delta
  3. Day 3: Mekong Delta - Overnight Train
  4. Day 4: Tuy Hoa
  5. Day 5: Tuy Hoa - Overnight Train
  6. Day 6: Hoi An
  7. Day 7: Hoi An
  8. Day 8: Hue
  9. Day 9: Hue
  10. Day 10: Phong Nha
  11. Day 11: Phong Nha - Overnight train
  12. Day 12: Hanoi
  13. Day 13: Cat Ba Island
  14. Day 14: Hanoi
  15. Day 15: Hanoi

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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  • MB
    Written on May 27, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    We had the most incredible trip to Vietnam. Although we booked a fairly basic tour the itinerary was full enough to keep us entertained whilst allowing for some needed rest and recuperation. We expected very basic hotels and were pleasantly surprised... Read more

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  • Real Vietnam reviewer 2
    Written on April 15, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely best trip I could've asked for! This was my first time travelling by myself and it was incredible! I had an awesome bunch of people to travel with and a well-informed and enthusiastic tour guide, who didn't mind taking time out to show us the... Read more

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Questions & Answers

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

  • What type of accomodation is included?

    Geckos doesn't release the names of the accommodation used until closer to the departure date.
    This tour features the following types of accommodation: Homestay (1 night), Hotel (9 nights), Overnight sleeper train (3 nights).

  • What is the age limit for this tour?

    Geckos Adventures restricts their tours to people aged in their 20s. However, we have a lot of other tours that run in the same off-the-beaten-track, grassroots-style as Geckos.

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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Plugs & Adapters

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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 Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 20 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 October 2019, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. 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 60 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.
Cancellation policy
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Payment methods
The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,469 km.
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • 323 km
  • Nha Trang (Vietnam)
  • 415 km
  • Hoi An (Vietnam)
  • 104 km
  • Hue (Vietnam)
  • 501 km
  • Halong Bay (Vietnam)
  • 126 km
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)

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