21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights

Including return international flights, all accommodation, an overnight cruise along Halong Bay, all transfers, in-depth sightseeing, and more.

$2,799
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  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
  • 21 day Grand Vietnam tour with flights
 

Highlights

 

Be captivated by the charm, culture and cuisine of Vietnam on this 21 day Grand Vietnam tour.

Head to Hanoi and see the Vietnamese capital’s big-ticket sights, including the Temple of Literature and Tran Quoc Pagoda, on a half-day city tour. As you’re familiarising yourself with Hanoi’s streets, make sure to take note of anything you want to revisit or explore further; a whole day of free time is the perfect opportunity to do so. Take a trip to Vietnam’s magnificent coast at Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for an overnight sailing trip aboard a traditional junk boat.

Visit the imperial citadel of Hue and climb into a boat for a scenic ride along the Perfume River. Cross the Hai Van Pass to reach Hoi An and spend a leisure day here discovering its treasures at your own pace. Continue the journey south to Nha Trang, an idyllic resort town that boasts a sprinkling of pristine islands just off its white-sand shore. See another side of Vietnam’s diverse beauty at Da Lat and make sure your camera is charged so you can snap plenty of photos of the region’s rice paddies, pine forests and landmarks.

Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy a half-day city tour that takes you to some of the city’s top highlights, including Ben Thanh Market, the War Remnants Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral. Take an afternoon trip out to the site of the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about this underground network’s fascinating history. The itinerary also sees you travelling out to the Mekong Delta, visiting local riverside villages and Cai Rang Floating Market.

 
 

Day 1: Australia –airplane-takeoff– Hanoi, Vietnam

Check in at the airport and board a flight to Hanoi, Vietnam. Once you land you will be greeted and then transferred to the hotel. 

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B,L) 

Begin your incredible discovery of Vietnam with a guided half-day city tour of Hanoi. The first stop is Cho Hom, a vibrant district known for its markets and textile vendors. Other sites on this tour are the Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Complex and Tran Quoc Pagoda. With the rest of the day as free time, you have opportunity to keep exploring (the old Quarter is a popular choice) or head back to the hotel to relax.

Optional Tour (at own expense): Hanoi Street food (Dinner included) – Enjoy a walk around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and appreciate the local lifestyles as you wind through Hanoi’s streets. Taste Northern Vietnamese delicacies such as: stuffed pancake, banh my, stuffed sticky rice balls, the unique egg coffee and many more.  

Day 3: Hanoi (B)

You have an entire day of free time to keep exploring Hanoi.

Optional: Early Morning Tai Chi
Embrace an early wake-up call to experience a commonplace occurrence in Hanoi: watching thousands of locals doing Tai chi or exercising around Hoan Kiem Lake. Tuck into a bowl of pho bo for breakfast and make a stop at the Roman Catholic Cathedral to sip a refreshing glass of iced lemon tea or hot jasmine or lotus tea. Additional cost applies.

Optional: Half-Day Puppetry Village Tour
Head out of Hanoi to Dao Thuc, a small village on the outskirts of Hanoi. Take in the beautiful region, from rice fields and traditional houses and gardens; meet some of the locals and learn about the art of water puppetry. Additional cost applies.

Day 4: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L,D) cruise-icon

Travel by coach to Halong Bay. One of Vietnam’s most recognisable landscapes, Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts a sprinkling of islands, caves and grottoes. A popular way for seeing the bay is aboard a traditional Vietnamese junk boat and that is what is in store for you with this evening’s overnight cruise. 

Day 5: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B)

There is an opportunity for early morning Tai chi before the group steps into smaller row boats to see some of the smaller islands up-close. Breakfast and lunch are both served back on the junk and you then return to the jetty and disembark. Your driver will meet you and take you back to Hanoi.

Optional: Halong Seaplane
See the beauty of Halong Bay from above with a scenic seaplane tour. Additional cost applies.

Day 6: Hanoi (B)

A free day in Hanoi

Optional: Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Day Trip
Head to an old imperial capital, Hoa Lu, to explore its ancient structures, lush surrounds and sacred temples. Continue to Tam Coc where you’ll enjoy lunch before embarking on a boat trip to see karst formations and caves. Arrive back in Hanoi in the late afternoon. Additional cost applies.

Day 7: Hanoi –airplane-takeoff– Hue (B)

A transfer takes you the airport where you will board a flight to Hue. There is an afternoon tour of the city once you have checked in to the hotel. Visit Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace and the Forbidden Purple City along the way. In the afternoon there is a boat journey along the Perfume River, a trip to Thien Mu pagoda and a stop at Dong Ba market. 

Day 8: Hue – Hoi An (B)

You have the morning as leisure time before the journey to Hoi An where you will have free time to explore or relax at the hotel.

Optional: Phuoc Tich Old Pottery Village
Visit an old village outside of Hue and get a glimpse into local life and traditions. The journey is undertaken on scooter, or a car can be arranged. Take a walk around the village to see the sites of rice flour-making and pottery workshops, and stroll along the pretty riverfront. Additional cost applies.

Day 9: Hoi An  (B)

Hit the pavement and explore Hoi An by foot. Hoi An is a UNESCO World Heritage Site-listed town that has been influenced by the French, Japanese and Chinese. Make sure to take a walk along the riverfront promenade and visit the covered Japanese bridge. 

Day 10: Hoi An  (B)

A free day.

Optional: Hoi An Eco and Photo Tour
Join this half-day tour to discover the countryside surrounding Hoi An. A coach ferries you to Thu Bon River for you to cast a line into the water and learn how to fish like local villagers. Then clamber into a bamboo basket boat, paddle along the narrow canals and try your hand at catching crab. This excursion finishes with a walk through Cam Thanh and lunch or dinner at a local restaurant. Additional cost applies. 

Day 11: Hoi An – Danang train-icon– Nha Trang  (B)

Board a train from Danang to travel to Nha Trang, one of Vietnam’s favourite coastal resort towns. You have free time to start discovering Nha Trang once the train arrives. 

Day 12: Nha Trang  (B)

A free day.

Optional: Island Tour
Slip into your swimmers and explore the islands off Nha Trang’s coast. The first stop is Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island and the group then travels to Mun Island. The latter isle provides excellent snorkelling opportunities. You can also try your hand at water sports on Mot Island or Tranh Beach Island. Lunch is included and there is a visit to a local fishing village on the return to Nha Trang. Additional cost applies.

Day 13: Nha Trang – Da Lat (B)

Travel to Da Lat this morning. The scenery along the way includes rice paddies, tea plantations, pine forests and undulating hills, and the group arrives in Da Lat around noon. There is an afternoon tour of Da Lat’s main attractions, including Chua Linh Phuoc, Trai Mat and the cog railway train station.

Optional: Home-Hosted Dinner
Meet a local family and share an evening meal with them. This incredible opportunity is an immersive experience to learn more about local culture and lifestyles, first-hand. Additional cost applies. 

Day 14: Da Lat (B)

Enjoy a day of free time today.

Optional: Da La Village Life Tour
Head into the hills surrounding Da Lat and visit a greenhouse to learn about the city’s flower-growing history. Make a stop at a weasel coffee farm to hear about coffee’s production in the region and continue to Buon Choi to meet members of a hill tribe. Visit a market on the return to Da Lat. Additional cost applies.

Day 15: Da Lat –airplane-takeoff– Ho Chi Minh City (B)

You have some leisure time before a transfer picks you up and takes you to the airport ready for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. 

Day 16: Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B,L)

Enjoy a half-day tour of Ho Chi Minh City after breakfast and take in landmarks including Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office, the War Remnants Museum and Ben Thanh Market. In the afternoon, the group travels out to Cu Chi Tunnels. This is Vietnam’s most frequented tourist site, renowned for its role in the Vietnam War conflict. Learn about the tunnel system and how the Viet Cong used the network during the War. 

Day 17: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta (Can Tho) (B,L)

Leave Ho Chi Minh City behind today and travel into the Mekong River Delta. Before arriving in Cai Be you will stop off at a candy factory and orchard garden. Enjoy lunch at a riverside restaurant and then voyage along the Mekong by boat. A driver meets you at Vinh Long Jetty and takes you to Can Tho City for your overnight stay. 

Day 18: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh City (B)

It is an early morning start to visit the Cai Rang floating markets. Then continue travelling by boat along the Mekong Delta to take in the riverside landscape. Return to Can Tho for lunch and then make the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. 

Day 19: Ho Chi Minh City (B)

A free day to spend however you like.

Optional: Vespa Adventure Tour
Delve into Ho Chi Minh City’s nightlife from the back of a vintage Vespa scooter. The night starts with a cocktail and appetiser before you sample local Vietnamese cuisine and stop off at a Vietnamese-style coffee shop. The tour finishes in a bar. Additional cost applies.

Optional: Saigon Unknown Parts
Uncover the areas of Ho Chi Minh City that are off the beaten track, such as the floating fruit market in District 3, colourful flower markets and some of the city’s narrow alleyways. Additional cost applies.

Optional: Saigon at Dawn
Watch locals practice early morning Tai chi in the park or see a bird café. Additional cost applies.

Day 20: Ho Chi Minh City –airplane-takeoff– Australia 

Make the most of your remaining time in Ho Chi Minh City before a transfer takes you to the airport for your return flight to Australia.

Day 21: Australia

Arrive home in Australia this morning. 

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international airfares, plus all internal flights and transfers throughout Vietnam
  • 19 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious daily breakfast
  • Overnight Halong Bay cruise, including all meals while on-board
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation with English-speaking tour guides throughout
  • All site entrance fees as per the itinerary 

Highlights:

  • Cruise the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Halong Bay on board a traditional Vietnamese Junk 
  • Wander ancient pagodas, French colonial buildings and the traditional street life of Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Immerse yourself in the ancient history of charming Hoi An
  • Enjoy a in depth city tour of Hanoi and its best sights including Tran Quoc Pagoda, West Lake, Ho Chi Minh’s complex and Ngoc Son Temple
  • Explore the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels. Learn how these tunnels were created and used during the War
 

Fine Print

 

How to book:

To book your tour:

  • Within 72 hours of completing your booking request online you will receive an email from our Travel Partner which will include a link to complete their mandatory booking form.
  • Our Travel partners booking form must be completed to secure your requested travel date.
  • If your requested date of departure is not available, the tour supplier will contact you directly.
  • Completion of this booking form will allow the tour supplier to secure air tickets and tour components.
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)

Deposit information:

  • A deposit of $999 per person are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges and interstate surcharges (if applicable)  are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel and will be collected by our Travel Partner. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment.
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment

Tour Excludes: Travel insurance, Tipping, Visas and anything which is not mentioned in the itinerary or ‘Optional’

Single Supplement:

$850 per person in addition to the twin share voucher.

You will be contacted by our Travel Partner after submitting your booking form to pay the single supplement. 

Triple Share: Not available 

Group Sizes: 2 -30 people 

Accommodation: 

Hanoi: Larosa Hanoi Hotel or similar 
Halong Bay: Oriental Sails or similar 
Hue: Romance Hotel or similar
Hoi An: Coco River resort or similar 
Nha Trang: Asia Paradise Hotel or similar
Da Lat: La Sapinette Da Lat hotel or similar 
Saigon: Aristo Saigon Hotel or similar
Mekong: Holiday One Hotel or simialr

Optional Tours:

Hanoi Street Food: $75 per person  
Halong Sea Plane: $210 per person 
Mekong Delta: $130 per person
Saigon Dinner Cruise: $85 per person 
Hoa Lu- Tam Coc a Day Trip: $130 per person 

You will be contacted after submitting your booking form to book any optional tours. 

For more information see the itinerary.

Tipping: tips and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion (as a guide, approx. AUD $5-$10 per person, per day as per the industry standard). While not compulsory on your trip, tips can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. 

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

2019:

15 January**
12 February**
19 February**
5 March*
12 March*
19 March*
26 March*
2 April*
9 April*
16 April*
23 April*
30 April*
7 May
14 May
21 May
28 May
4 June
11 June
18 June
25 June
9 July
16 July
23 July
6 August
13 August
20 August
27 August
3 September
10 September
17 September
24 September
8 October*
15 October*
22 October*
29 October*
5 November* 
12 November*
19 November* 
26 November*

* Departures in March, April, October, November & December incur a peak season surcharge of $200 per person.

** Departures in January and February will incur a surcharge of $800 per person

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. True availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BOOK NOW button.

 

Flight Information

 

Airline:

  • Return economy airfare with Vietnam Airlines a full service carrier
  • Including a minimum of 1 x checked bag up to 30kg per passenger.
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher.
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. Once we receive your form and your dates are available, your booking will be completed – no further changes will be possible.
  • The airfare remains non-refundable at all times.

Flights:

  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve up to 2 transits. These changes are beyond our control and are subject to availability and airline schedule changes.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Arriving early/Extending your trip: $200 per person (subject to availability and applicable fare difference). If you wish to alter or extend your trip, please purchase your voucher first and submit a request on your booking form. We will then provide quotations for any alternations or extensions. Should you wish to proceed any additional charges will be collected. However if you are unhappy with the options a full refund of the voucher will be provided. This fee does not include accommodation.

Business Class Upgrade: From $1,899 per person (international flights only). You will be contacted after submitting your booking form if you wish to upgrade.

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international airfares, plus all internal flights and transfers throughout Vietnam
  • 19 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious daily breakfast
  • Overnight Halong Bay cruise, including all meals while on-board
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation with English-speaking tour guides throughout
  • All site entrance fees as per the itinerary 

 

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