Vietnam Free & Easy 14 Days

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A slower paced tour with free time to meander and explore on your own, interspersed with tours to the places of major interest. Relax and discover Vietnam at your own pace.

Hanoi  •  Halong Bay  •  Hue  •  Hoi An  •  Nha Trang  •  Saigon
  • Itinerary and Tour Map
    Vietnam Free & Easy  14 Days

    Day 1 – Arrive Hanoi
    You will be met on arrival at Hanoi airport and transferred by private vehicle, without guide, to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Stay two nights in Hanoi.
    Day 2 –  Hanoi
    A free day in Hanoi, or take an optional city tour – prices on request. (B)
    Day 3 – Hanoi – Halong Bay
    A highlight of your visit to Vietnam is sure to be your overnight cruise on Halong Bay.  Morning coach transfer to Halong and on arrival board your boat for a cruise among the rocky limestone islands in the emerald waters of Halong Bay. Seafood lunch and dinner are served on board. Stay overnight on the cruise boat, in cabins with en-suite. (B,L,D)
    Day 4 – Halong Bay – Hanoi
    Further cruising around the Halong Bay this morning. Disembark at Halong and return to Hanoi and your hotel by coach.  (B)
    Day 5 – Hanoi – Hue
    Morning transfer, without guide, to Hanoi airport for the flight to Hue. On arrival, a private car without-guide transfer to your hotel. Spend two nights in Hue. (B)
    Day 6 – Hue
    Morning guided tour of Hue including the Citadel and the imperial tomb of Tu Duc.  Balance of the day free at leisure. (B)
    Day 7 – Hue to Hoi An
    Morning depart by private car for the guided drive to Hoi An. En route visit the Cham Museum, Marble Mountain and China Beach. In the afternoon, take a walking tour of the ancient town centre to visit the former merchant’s houses, the 400 year old Japanese Covered Bridge and colourful silk and antique shops. Spend two nights in Hoi An. (B)
    Day 8 – Hoi An
    A free day in Hoi An, or take an optional tour to My Son – prices on request.  (B)
    Day 9 – Hoi An – Danang – Nha Trang
    Morning private transfer, without a guide, to Danang airport for the flight to Nha Trang. On arrival, take a private transfer, without guide, to your hotel. Spend two nights in Nha Trang. (B)
    Day 10 – Nha Trang
    A day at leisure in Nha Trang to explore the town or relax on the beach. (B)
    Day 11 – Nha Trang to Saigon
    Morning coach transfer, without guide, to Cam Ranh airport for the flight to Saigon.  You will be met on arrival and transferred by private vehicle, without guide, to your hotel.  Balance of the day free at leisure. Stay three nights in Saigon.  (B)
    Day 12 – Cu Chi excursion
    In the morning, travel to Cu Chi with a guide to explore the amazing underground tunnel system built by Vietnamese guerilla fighters during the war. Balance of the day free. (B)
    Day 13 – Saigon
    Free day in Saigon, or take an optional tour to My Tho in the Mekong Delta – prices on request. (B)
    Day 14 – Depart Saigon
    Leisure time until private, withou  t-guide transfer for your exit flight. (B)

  • Group departure dates and prices

    our prices valid to 31 Oct 2011
    Hotels Twin share Single Sole
    land only Sup. Traveller
    3* hotels $1616 $674 $2668
    4* hotels $2207 $1115 $3719
    4* – 5* hotels $2621 $1440 $4474

    3* Hotels 4* Hotels 4*-5* Hotels
    HANOI Hong Ngoc 1        (superior rom)Hanoi Elegance Ruby (superior room)Hanoi Paradise 1(suite room) Conifer Hotel(deluxe with balcony)Hanoi Elegance Diamond (deluxe room) Melia Hanoi           (deluxe room)Hilton Opera          (deluxe room)
    HALONG Huong Hai deluxe junk (air-con cabin) Indochina Sails junk(superior cabin) Jasmine junk (deluxe upper deck cabin with balcony)Ginger junk (deluxe upper deck cabin)
    HUE Park View Hotel (standard room) Mercure Gebera Hue (standard river view) Pilgrimage Village Resort (deluxe villa)
    HOI AN Thuy Duong 3(deluxe room)Hoi An Pacific Hotel (deluxe pool view) Vinh Hung Resort (superior room)Hoi An Trails Resort (deluxe room) Life Heritage Resort (superior room)Palm Garden Resort (superior room)
    NHA TRANG Nha Trang Lodge Hotel(standard room) Novotel Nha Trang (standard sea view) Novotel Nha Trang (superior sea view)
    SAIGON Lavender Hotel(run-of-house)Lan Lan 2 Hotel(run-of-house) Liberty Central     (premier deluxe room)Duxton Saigon        (deluxe room) Inter-Continental Asiana Saigon (deluxe room)New World Hotel      (deluxe room)
  • Price Includes:

    Hotel accommodation
    Overnight on Halong Bay cruise boat – Huong Hai Junk for 3* option, Indochina Sails Junk (superior cabin) for 4* option and the Ginger (deluxe cabin) or Jasmine (deluxe cabin) for 4-5* option.
    Meals as listed (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    Transfers, transportation and domestic flights as listed, including airport taxes
    Sightseeing tours as listed, by private vehicle with driver and English speaking guide, inclusive of entrance fees
    Surcharges apply for travel 19Dec10-16Jan11, 02–09Feb11 and 29Apr–02May11.