Best of Vietnam 17 Days

Ninh Binh Vietnam toursBest of Vietnam 17 Days

Our comprehensive tour introduces Ninh Binh Province with its spectacular wetlands, a 10th century ancient capital, and a primate rescue centre.

Hanoi  •  Halong Bay  •  Ninh Binh  •  Cuc Phuong National Park  •  Hue  •  Hoi An •  Nha Trang  •  Dalat  •  Saigon  •  Mekong Delta
  • Itinerary and Tour Map
    Best of Vietnam 17 Days

    Day 1 – Arrive Hanoi
    Transfer from Hanoi airport to your hotel. Stay two nights at the Silk Path Boutique Hotel.
    Day 2 – Hanoi
    Tour the city sights beginning with a cyclo tour of the Old Quarter. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
    Day 3 – Hanoi – Halong
    Travel by coach to Halong and board your unforgettable cruise on Halong Bay. Stay one night on the Aclass Legend cruise boat. (B,L,D)
    Day 4 – Halong – Hanoi
    Further cruising around the rocky islands before travelling back to Hanoi and your hotel. Stay one night at the Silk Path Boutique Hotel. (B)
    Day 5 – Hanoi – Ninh Binh
    Travel to Ninh Binh province and the Hoa Lu ancient capital to see 10th century temple remains amongst the rice paddies. Continue to the Van Long wetland reserve to take a river boat trip to view the stunning scenery of local villages dotted among the limestone karsts and caves. Bring binoculars to view the native wildlife. Stay one night at the Emeralda Ninh Binh Resort. (B,L)
    Day 6 – Ninh Binh – Cuc Phuong National Park – Hue
    Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre at Cuc Phuong National Park, see the Botanical Gardens and take a trek through the lush rainforest to caves once inhabited by prehistoric humans. Transfer back to Hanoi airport for an evening flight to Hue. Stay two nights at the Eldora Hotel. (B)
    Day 7 – Hue
    In Hue visit Minh Mang Mausoleum, the Imperial Citadel and Thien Mu Pagoda. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
    Day 8 – Hue – Hoi An
    Travel to Hoi An, visiting Non Nuoc Beach and Marble Mountains en route. Take a guided walking tour of Hoi An Ancient Town. Stay two nights at the Hoi An Historic Hotel.  (B)
    Day 9 – Hoi An
    Day at leisure. (B)
    Day 10 – Hoi An – Nha Trang
    Fly from Danang airport to Nha Trang. Stay two nights at the Novotel Nha Trang. (B)
    Day 11 – Nha Trang
    Take a boat trip to Mun Island for swimming, snorkeling and lunch before returning to an afternoon tour of Nha Trang’s sights. (B,L)
    Day 12 – Nha Trang – Dalat
    Head inland to the former French hill station of Dalat, popular for its landscape of pine forests, rolling hills and tranquil lakes. Stay two nights at the Dalat Hotel Du Parc. (B)
    Day 13 – Dalat
    Visit traditional gardens, a silk factory, a waterfall, the railway station, Domain de Marie Church atop a hill and Dalat market. (B,L)
    Day 14 – Dalat – Saigon
    Fly to Saigon. Stay three nights at the Grand Silverland Hotel & Spa. (B)
    Day 15 – Saigon and Cu Chi
    Tour the city sights of bustling Saigon and travel to Cu Chi to explore the underground tunnel system. (B)
    Day 16 – Mekong Delta
    Cruise the watery world of Ben Tre Province in the Mekong Delta. Visit cottage industries, taste tropical fruits and take a sampan ride along the palm fringed waterways. (B,L)
    Day 17 – Depart Saigon
    Transfer to Saigon airport. (B)

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    • Tour prices

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      Prices are per person, in Australian dollars.  Please confirm prices when booking.

    • Price Includes:
      • 15 nights in 3.5 to 4 star hotels as listed, or similar
      • 1 night Halong Bay cruise, en-suite cabin
      • Economy class flights Hanoi-Hue, Danang-Nha Trang and Dalat-Saigon including taxes and fuel surcharges
      • 16 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
      • Return transfers, sightseeing tours, entrance fees
      • Quality air-conditioned vehicles, experienced drivers and guides

      Sole traveller prices apply for one person travelling on their own and staying in a single room.  The Single room price applies when two or more people travel together and a single room is required.
      Surcharges apply for travel 20Dec19-15Jan20.
      International airfares from Australia are not included in the tour price.  Ask InterAsia for the current best value fare with our airline partners SINGAPORE AIRLINES, VIETNAM AIRLINES, THAI AIRWAYS, and MALAYSIA AIRLINES.


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    Best of Vietnam 17 Days


    • Cyclo ride in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
    • Sunset and sunrise on Halong Bay
    • The natural beauty of Ninh Binh Province
    • The pretty French-inspired hill station of Dalat
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