Finishes Ho Chi Minh City
This beautiful country is a hidden gem filled with amazing sights, some of the friendliest people and unique travel experiences that you would struggle to find anywhere else!
Vietnam is definitely underrated as a holiday destination in Southeast Asia: natural wonders, beach paradise, stunning scenery, breathtaking Golden Bridge, moving history, buzzing cities, delicious food and one of the most beautiful cultures – you hardly find more diversity anywhere else!
Whether you’re after action and adventure, cultural exploration, beach-side relaxation or live to party, Vietnam is the place!
12 nights accommodation & all activities included
Group size: 10 – 20 people
Solo Travellers and Group of mates
From $1069 USD
We’ll be there to greet you at Hanoi airport after your long flight and take you to your accommodation.
13 Days of Adventure
• Walking & Rickshaw Tour of Hanoi
• Night out in Hanoi
• Overnight Boat Trip on Ha Long Bay
• Sea Kayaking
• Private Island Stay
• Local Homestay Experience
• Bicycle Tour of Ninh Binh
• River Boat Cruise
• Dragon Mountain Viewpoint
• Visit Local Markets
• Visit Ba Na Hills and magnificent Vietnam’s Golden Bridge
• Basket Boat Crab Fishing
• Vietnamese Cooking Class
• Mekong Delta Experience
• Local Village Visit
• Traditional Canoe Ride
• Cu Chi Tunnels
• Farewell Dinner
12 Nights Accommodation
• 2 Nights Hanoi – Hostel
• 1 Night Ha Long Bay – Overnight Boat
• 1 Night Private Island – Multi-Share Hut
• 1 Night Ninh Binh – Local Homestay
• 1 Night Sleeper Train
• 3 Nights Hoi An – Hotel
• 2 Nights Ho Chi Minh City – Hotel
• 1 Night Mekong Delta – Guesthouse
* Your accommodation will be a mix of either twin, double, triple or multi-share rooms. Private room upgrades are available upon request, subject to availability and paid locally.
12 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches & 3 Dinners
Awesome Group Leader
Awesome Group Leader from the moment you step off the plane. They’ll be there to provide 24/7 support during & after your trip, as well as help with all of your onward travel.
Minivan, Bus, Boat, Overnight Train, Internal flight from Danang to Ho Chi Minh City.
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THE TRIP OVERVIEW
– Cruise on a rickshaw through the crazy capital of Hanoi, sample the delicious street food
– Discover the stunning Ha Long Bay on an overnight boat, go kayaking through caves
– Stay on your own private island overnight
– Explore Ninh Binh and Lying Dragon Mountain Viewpoint
– Learn to cook delicious Vietnamese food and crab fishing basket boat tour
– Visit the world famous Vietnam’s Golden Bridge and Ba Na Hills in Da Nang include some activities
– Experience how the locals of the Mekong Delta live and stay overnight, Cu Chi Tunnel from the Vietnam War
– Ho Chi Minh City tour, nights out and much more!
Who is this trip for?
Most people travel Vietnam with us either solo, or with a buddy and are between 18 and 30s.
You should have a sense for adventure, be curious to learn about new cultures and like to experience something different.
You will be traveling with a group of fun, exciting and interesting people from everywhere in the world! Chat with other people from your group before you leave home! Groups sizes are usually between 10 – 20 people with most groups even celebrating reunions years after their trip!
Where we will go
Explore the very best Vietnam has to offer!
We kick off in Hanoi, escape to Halong Bay on a Junk Boat, stay on a hidden island, discover the magical Ninh Binh, night train to the city of lanterns Hoi An, explore Ba Na Hills and check in the world famous Golden Bridge, short flight to Ho Chi Minh City to explore one of the busiest cities in the world as well as Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnel.
Start dates & bookings
The trip lasts 12 days & 11 nights with start dates throughout the year, generally starting Mondays.
Trips do book out quickly, so get in touch today!
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Arrive and meet the Group
We’ll pick you up from the airport and take you to the Hostel in Hanoi. You’ll then have plenty of time to recover from your flight, chill out and meet everyone in your group.
Hanoi City Tour
Discover what makes the chaotic capital of Vietnam so special with a Walking and Rickshaw Tour of the city. Experience the bustling streets, fascinating culture and delicious street food. We’ll then head out for dinner and experience some of Hanoi’s best nightlife!
Ha Long Bay Overnight Boat
We’ll depart early for our amazing 3 Day / 2 Night Boat trip to the stunning natural wonder of Ha Long Bay. We’ll cruise on beautiful emerald green waters through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest, go kayaking through caves and enjoy some drinks aboard our overnight boat.
Ha Long Bay Private Island Stay
Continue soaking up the natural beauty of Ha Long Bay throughout the day before arriving at our own private island! Chill out in a hammock, play some beach volleyball or just relax on the beach and work on your tan.
Ha Long Bay & Ninh Binh Homestay
We’ll arrive back from Ha Long Bay mid-morning and then head south to the beautiful countryside of Ninh Binh, a landscape of endless rice paddies and epic limestone mountains. Check in to our unique and amazing local homestay and watch the sunset whilst relaxing in our private riverside bungalows for the evening.
Ninh Binh & Overnight Train
Today we explore the best of the amazing Ninh Binh. We’ll take a bike ride through the countryside before boarding a local row boat and cruising a network of rivers and caves. After some lunch we’ll tackle the iconic 450 steps of the Dragon Mountain Viewpoint for sunset. We’ll then freshen up before boarding the overnight train south to Hoi An.
Arrive in Hoi An
In the morning we’ll arrive in Hoi An, one of the most beautiful and fascinating towns in Vietnam. You’ll have some time in the afternoon to chill out, go shopping or even get some clothes made!
Ba Ha Hills and the world-famous Golden Bridge
In the morning we’ll catch a short ride to Ba Na Hills, Da Nang. You have a chance to ride on a modern system of cable cars helps you get a bird’s-eye view, very miraculous and attractive while enjoying a feeling of flying in the blue sky amidst the clouds and wind. You will visit some old French villas en route, as well as the suspension bridge, Nui Chua & the Mountain Peak (at the height of 1,487m). Enjoy lunch whilst taking in the spectacular views. Put yourself in the hands of the gods when you step onto Vietnam’s new footbridge Cau Vang ( aka the “Golden Bridge”),The bridge sits more than 1000 metres above sea level. And Vong Nguyet villa where we will visit the wine cellar, Sakyamuni Buddha’s monument.
Hoi An, Basket Boat Tour with Crab Fishing and Cooking Class
Be guided through coconut groves by traditional fishermen while you try your hand at some crab fishing. We’ll then learn the secrets of preparing delicious Vietnamese food with a traditional cooking class.
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
Today we catch a short flight to the southern city of Ho Chi Minh City and arrive early afternoon.
We’ll explore the incredibly lush green beauty of the Mekong Delta by traditional canoe, see how the locals live, visit local villages and experience daily life on the Mekong. We then stay overnight in the Delta.
Cu Chi Tunnels
Today we’ll explore more of the Mekong before making our way to the Cu Chi Tunnels. A fascinating network of underground tunnels used as supply routes, hideouts and living quarters by guerilla fighters during the Vietnam War. We’ll arrive back to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon before heading out for our farewell dinner and party!
Check Out and Onward Travel Help
Your amazing 12-day adventure comes to an end. You can either check out and make your way back home, stay on longer in Vietnam or continue your travels with our help and the new friends you’ve made!
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