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Sophie "Brilliant tour! A lot included with a jam packed itinerary. It is brilliant mix between city and rural areas. Nathan has been a brilliant tour leader. Organises the group very well, he gives all the information you need to feel well informed and safe on your tour in Vietnam. He spends a lot of time with each group member and is always very happy and positive in every situation. He brought togeth..."
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971 reviews
Starts
Hanoi
Destinations
+6
Ends
Ho Chi Minh City
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Highlights

  • An amazing itinerary with all activities included
  • Explore Hanoi by Rickshaw
  • Sail the magical Ha Long Bay
  • Stay overnight on your own private Island
  • Learn to cook delicious Vietnamese food
  • Experience local life
  • Mekong Delta & Cu Chi Tunnels
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Bungalow, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
20
Transportation
Train & Rail, Bicycle, Boat, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery
Start in Hanoi and end in Ho Chi Minh City! With the discovery tour Vietnam Intro - 12 Day, you have a 12 day tour package taking you from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City and through Hanoi, Vietnam and 6 other destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam Intro - 12 Day includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • Vietnam Intro - 12 Day reviewer 1
    Written on December 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Brilliant trip doing Vietnam intro. Couldn't have asked for a better rep, everything was organised and we didn't have to worry about anything - Will sorted it all out. You never felt at a loss or left in the dark with what was going on either.

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  • M
    Written on November 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Really nice route with many different places, from which each was impressive on its own way. Nathan is a very friendly tour guide who knows how to build up and maintain a group feeling throughout the whole trip. He also respects each participant concerns... Read more

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  • CM
    Written on November 23, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Loved the 12 day Vietnam tour, well thought out itinerary that covered everything that I wanted to see during my time here. Nathan was a brilliant guide, really informative on the history of the country & really fun to be around, always making us laugh.... Read more

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  • A
    Written on November 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Absolutely loved the tour of Vietnam! It was a perfect mix of culture, adventure and fun and gave us a great snapshot of Vietnam. Nathan was fantastic, he was always enthusiastic and made sure everyone was having great time. Couldn't have asked for a better... Read more

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  • J
    Written on November 23, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    This is the first time I have done an organised tour as I wasn’t sure it would be for me but could rate it higher and I am so glad I did It.Nathan was excellent. He brought great character and knowledge to the tour. The itinerary itself was packed but I... Read more

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  • Vietnam Intro - 12 Day reviewer 6
    Written on November 23, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour was great from start to finish. I didnt have to worry about a thing and there was a nice balance between planned activities and free time. Nathan was easy to get along with and made sure the whole group was included. I had a great time in Vietnam... Read more

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  • Vietnam Intro - 12 Day reviewer 7
    Written on November 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Brilliant tour! A lot included with a jam packed itinerary. It is brilliant mix between city and rural areas. Nathan has been a brilliant tour leader. Organises the group very well, he gives all the information you need to feel well informed and safe on... Read more

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  • K
    Written on November 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Unreal trip so many inclusions Nathan was always super happy, fun and professional. Really experienced couldnt have asked for better.

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  • G
    Written on November 23, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Would have liked more time in Hoi An and go have done more on Day 1 but other than that felt the tour was well paced and good value.

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  • Vietnam Intro - 12 Day reviewer 10
    Written on November 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Nathan was fantastic guide and made it easy for everyone to relax and enjoy themselves. Inserted himself as a friend straight away and made everyone want to do more intro travel!!

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Vietnam Intro Begins!
    Start point Cocoon Inn, 116 Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Old Quarter, Hanoi, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam 19:00
  2. Day 2: Discover Hanoi
  3. Day 3: Ha Long Bay Overnight Boat
  4. Day 4: Ha Long Bay Private Island Stay
  5. Day 5: Ha Long Bay & Ninh Binh Homestay
  6. Day 6: Ninh Binh & Overnight Train
  7. Day 7: Arrive in Hoi An
  8. Day 8: Hoi An, Basket Boat Tour with Crab Fishing & Cooking Class
  9. Day 9: Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
  10. Day 10: Mekong Delta 
  11. Day 11: Cu Chi Tunnels
  12. Day 12: Check Out and Onward Travel

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
    1. Hanoi - Cocoon Inn

      Address: 116 Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Old Quarter, Hanoi, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

    2. Ha Long Bay - Overnight boat

      Address: 01 Ha Long road, Bai Chay ward, Halong city, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam

    3. Ha Long Bay - Mixed dorm on private island

      Address:

    4. Ninh Binh - Local homestay

      Address: Xóm 4, Thôn Hoa Tiên, Xã Gia Hưng, Huyện Gia Viễn, Gia Hưng, Gia Viễn, Ninh Bình, Vietnam

    5. Hoi An - Thanh Binh Hotel 2

      Address: 712 Hai Bà Trưng, Cẩm Phô, Tp. Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

    6. Ho Chi Minh City - Ailen Garden Hotel

      Address: 283 Phạm Ngũ Lão, ấp tây, Phạm Ngũ Lão, Quận 1 ấp tây, Phạm Ngũ Lão Quận 1 Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam, Vietnam

    7. Mekong Delta - Hotel in Mekong Delta

      Address: 175A Đường Nguyễn Văn Cừ, An Hòa, Ninh Kiều, Cần Thơ, Vietnam

    *Please note exact accommodation and details are re-confirmed at time of booking and subject to change up to 6 weeks prior to departure

  • Flights

  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

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

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour will end after breakfast on the last day of the tour at Ailen Garden Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Now that your amazing 12-day adventure has come to an end, you can either check-out and make your way back home, stay on longer in Vietnam or continue your travels with the new friends you’ve made!
      Please be aware the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      This tour does not offer any optional excursions, as the itinerary is already packed with inclusions!

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The tour will start by being picked up from Hanoi airport and you will be taken to 'Cocoon Inn' hostel. As day 1 is an arrivals day you can arrive at any time and you will then have plenty of time to recover from your flight, chill out and then meet your fellow travellers in the evening.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Faye Turpin
      "I'm lucky enough to call Vietnam my home! I love to travel, meet new people and showing you what this..."
    • Brittany Davies
      "Hi guys! My names Britt & I'm a group leader for Thaintro :) "
    • Sammy Dean
      "Hey! My names Sammy and I have the absolute pleasure of adventuring around Vietnam for a living! My aim..."
    • Jack Pease
      "Hey Guys! My names Jack and I am a group leader working for Intro Travel, running the Thaintro tour in..."
    • Hannah Kern
      "Hey :) my name's Han and I have the best job ever - sharing my love of travel and Vietnam with you! Live..."
    • Will Anholt
      "Hello! My name is Will and I have the best job in the world working for Intro travel. I get to show great..."
    • Mathew James Stirland
      "Hello! My name is Matt and I am lucky enough to be a tour guide for the WINNER of the best tour in the..."
    • Adam Whitehouse
    • Alan Cassidy
    • Adam Chapple
    • Nathan Alfonso
    • Ollie Jenks

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    About the countries

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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.

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    Location
    Hanoi is the starting point and Ho Chi Minh City is the endpoint.
    Trusted
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $150 to confirm this Intro Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 35 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 January 2019 the full payment of $1,007 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 35 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1007 for Vietnam Intro - 12 Day, but the deposit of $150 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Intro Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Intro Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,607 km.
    • Hanoi (Vietnam)
    • 126 km
    • Halong Bay (Vietnam)
    • 137 km
    • Ninh Binh City (Vietnam)
    • 547 km
    • Hoi An (Vietnam)
    • 598 km
    • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    • 83 km
    • Cai Be (Vietnam)
    • 87 km
    • Cu Chi Tunnels (Vietnam)
    • 29 km
    • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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