4.5
Based on 6 reviews
Dong Freestyle Tour (Vietnam Northbound) - Stray Asia
14 days

Dong Freestyle Tour (Vietnam Northbound)

From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
18
Age range:
12 to 70 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
US $1,045
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Places You’ll See

  • Ho Chi Minh City
    Ho Chi Minh City
  • Dalat
    Dalat
  • Hoi An
    Hoi An
  • Hue
    Hue
  • Phong Nha National Park
    Phong Nha National Park
  • Ninh Binh City
    Ninh Binh City
  • Hanoi
    Hanoi
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Explore the spectacular caves and grottos of Trang An
  • Ride through quaint villages and lush rice fields in Hue
  • Swim in clear rivers and stroll through impressive caves
  • Discover a secluded coastal fishing village in Bai Xep

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City
  2. Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat
  4. Da Lat
  5. Da Lat to Bai Xep
  6. Bai Xep
  7. Bai Xep to Hoi An
  8. Hoi An
  9. Hoi An to Hue
  10. Hue to Phong Nha
  11. Phong Nha
  12. Phong Nha to Ninh Binh
  13. Ninh Binh to Hanoi
  14. Hanoi
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Where You'll Stay

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        Customer Reviews

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        • J
          July 06, 2019
          An excellent introduction to South East Asia, thoroughly enjoy the experience and looking forward to using stray in the future
          Stray Asia commented on this review
          Cheers, Josh! We look forward to having you travel with us again!
          Trip date: June 2019
        • M
          July 06, 2016
          Every aspect of Stray Asia met and exceeded my expectations. I met so many great people, the guides were extremely helpful and knowledgeable, the accomodations and suggested activities were also top-notch.
          Stray Asia commented on this review
          Thanks for your review and for letting us show you around Asia! :)
          Trip date: April 2016
        • MH
          July 05, 2016
          Stray tour was awesome. The hotels were convenient and comfortable.
          Stray Asia commented on this review
          Cheers My Hong! Glad you had a great time :)
          Trip date: June 2016
        • ST
          March 27, 2016
          Overall, I think the pass was great! It was av great way to see Vietnam, and takes off the stress it can be to figure out everything yourself. As it is the first time for me travelling alone, it made me feel very safe. Without beeing completely... Show more
          Trip date: March 2016
        • Dong Freestyle Tour (Vietnam Northbound) reviewer 5
          March 05, 2016
          Great experience travelling through Vietnam with Stray. Great stops, many away from the main tourist trail but including all the sites you want to see. Helpful guides and good accommodation throughout. Would highly recommend this way of seeing South... Show more
          Stray Asia commented on this review
          Thanks for your review! Glad you enjoyed your trip with us :)
          Trip date: February 2016
        • TH
          November 09, 2015
          As came to the end of my Stray Tour I was so incredible grateful that I had the opportunity to explore and learn so much about Vietnam, and for being able to do so with an amazing group people who have become new friends. Our Tour Guide, Little Tiger,... Show more
          Trip date: October 2015

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        Frequently asked questions

          • I'm a solo traveller, is there a fee to have a single room?

            There is an extra fee for solo traveller, upgrading for a single room.

          • What are the activities available on this trip?

            There is a motorcycle tour in Da Lat and Hue, you can snorkel in Bai Xep where you'll be staying on the beach, and there are plenty of other activities.

          • Could you please explain what flexi means?

            Flexi is short for Flexible so you can hop on the bus and stay on the same one throughout your tour or you can decide to hop off somewhere and stay longer and wait for the next bus to come along, the buses are usually 24 seaters. For the flexi tours, accommodation is included.

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            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.
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            • For any tour departing before 29 December 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 29 December 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Stray Asia. 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 15 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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