Highlights of Vietnam – Classic Small Group Journey

Experience Vietnam with Insider Journeys 10 day small group journey ‘Highlights of Vietnam’.   

Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta – Hue - Hoi An - Halong Bay - Hanoi


Price Includes

• 8 nights hotel accommodation
• 1 night cruise accommodation
• Breakfast daily, 1 brunch, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
• 2 internal flights within Asia
• Transport in air-conditioned vehicles
• Small group touring (max 16 travellers)
• Entrance fees
• Tour Leader (when group size reaches 10 or more)
• Local English-speaking guides
• Return transfers

UPGRADE TO GOLD HOTELS FROM: $59 per person per day*

Bonus

$400* travel credit per person 
Travel credit must be requested at the time of booking and can be used for flights or additional touring and/or accommodation options through Insider Journeys only.


Earn 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent^

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Twin Share
Travel Dates

5 May – 9 Jul 2018
Price listed is based on low season departures. 

Other departures available between Jul – Dec 2018 and 2019, seasonal surcharges may apply.

Surcharges for other booking dates are:
Add $200 per person twin share for departures from 14 Jul – 31 Dec 2018.


Offer Ends

31 Oct 17,

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: SAIGON
Hotel: Northern Hotel (or similar)
Gold Hotel: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon (or similar) 
Embrace the buzzing energy of Vietnam after arriving in Saigon, and meet your fellow travellers and Tour Leader (or local guide).

DAY 2: CU CHI TUNNELS
Hotel: Northern Hotel (or similar)
Gold Hotel: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon (or similar)
Discover the incredible network of underground tunnels at Cu Chi, the VietCong’s strategy to victory in the Vietnam War.  Explore Saigon on a walking tour taking in the city’s most impressive sites and landmarks. Sip cocktails as you watch the evening lights come to life over Saigon.

DAY 3: MEKONG DELTA
Hotel: Northern Hotel (or similar)
Gold Hotel: Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon (or similar)
From Saigon, travel south to the Mekong Delta and explore the palm-fringed canals and tributaries of the Mekong River in your private boat. Gain an insight into the main local industries of the area as you visit a traditional brick factory and meet a family of weavers. Enjoy a delicious lunch featuring the
freshest local ingredients including Elephant ear fish.

DAY 4: SAIGON TO HUE
Hotel: Hotel Saigon Morin (or similar)
Gold Hotel: La Residence Hotel & Spa (or similar)
Fly to Hue, a former imperial capital, and see the city’s most famous sites including Emperor Tu Duc’s tomb, Imperial Palace and
Citadel. Visit Spiral Foundation, a unique enterprise that employs people with disabilities.

DAY 5: HUE TO HOI AN
Hotel: Hoi An Historic Hotel (or similar)
Gold Hotel: Almanity Hoi An (or similar)
Soak in some of Vietnam’s most stunning scenery along the Hai Van Pass on the drive to Hoi An. Stroll through this charming riverside town which is famous for its tailors and preserved architecture – an interesting mix of Chinese, Japanese and French influence.

DAY 6: HOI AN
Hotel: Hoi An Historic Hotel (or similar)
Gold Hotel: Almanity Hoi An (or similar)
Enjoy a free day to do as much or as little as you like in Hoi An.

DAY 7: HOI AN TO HALONG BAY
Cruise: Overnight boat
Fly to Haiphong and driveto Halong Bay to board your luxurious private junk boat. Cruise impressive Halong Bay stopping to explore an enormous grotto while feasting on fresh seafood. In the evening, retreat to your private cabin.

DAY 8: HALONG BAY TO HANOI
Hotel: The Ann Hanoi (or similar)
Gold Hotel: Melia Hotel (or similar)
Wake early to see the sunrise as you greet the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck. Explore a remote island and climb to the peak for a rewarding 360 degree view of Halong Bay. Travel to Hanoi, the nation’s capital, a city that has been the major political and historical centre of Vietnam for over 1,000 years. In the afternoon, return to Hanoi and stroll through the backstreets
of the Old Quarter sampling delicious local snacks and drinking beer local-style at a ‘Bia Hoi’ establishment.

DAY 9: HANOI CITY TOUR
Hotel: The Ann Hanoi (or similar)
Gold Hotel: Melia Hotel (or similar)
Discover Hanoi’s must-visit sites including Ho Chi Minh Quarter, House on Stilts, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda. Enjoy a farewell group dinner to celebrate a memorable time in Vietnam.

DAY 10: HANOI
Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.


Helloworld Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 28 September 2017 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. $400 per person travel credit must be requested at the time of booking and can only be used for flights or additional touring and/or accommodation options booked through Insider Journeys. ^You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn Qantas Points. Membership and points are subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Insider Journeys and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.