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Vietnam Itinerary

Essential Vietnam

Saigon/Hoi-An/Hue/Hanoi/Halong Bay

Day 01:
Arrival Saigon and transfer to your 4* Hotel

Day 02:
Full day sightseeing in Saigon including the Chu Chi Tunnels (B)

Day 03:
Fly to Dannang for sightseeing and transfer to Hoi-An and your 4*Hotel (B)

Day 04:
Transfer to Hue for sightseeing and check-in to the 5*Hotel

Day 05:
Morning flight onwards to Hanoi and check-in to your 4* Hotel 
Afternoon Hanoi Sightseeing and Water Puppet Show. (B,L)

Day 06:
Transfer to Halong Bay for the overnight Junk experience (B,L,D)

Day 07:
Morning activities onboard. Afternoon transfer back to your Hanoi Hotel (B,L)

Day 08:
Transfer to Hanoi Airport for your departure (B)

This is simply a suggested itinerary and can easily be customized to suit your schedule, budget, and interests.


What is included:

• 6 Nights accommodation in a 4 and 5 Star Hotels with buffet breakfast
• 1 Night Traditional Junk Cruise with all meals and shore excursions
• Economy Class domestic  flights
• Private car transfers
• Full sightseeing programme 
• Water Puppet show
• Entrance Fees
• Services of an English speaking guide

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When to go

Because of its geography, the climate in Vietnam varies greatly from north to south. Tropical monsoons occur from October to April in the north and south and from May to September in the centre. It is almost totally dry throughout the rest of the year. It is best to travel between the shifting of seasons September to March.


Flying time

There are no direct flights between London and Vietnam, the best route is via Bangkok, Hong Kong or Singapore with a flying time of approx 12hrs

Time difference



Passport & Visa

Visa Required?
British Yes
USA  Yes
Other EU Yes

Passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months.


Health requirements

Diphtheria Yes
Hepatitis A Yes
Malaria  Sometimes
Tetanus Yes
Typhoid Yes
Yellow Fever No


Inoculation regulations can change at short notice. Please take medical advice in the case of doubt. Where 'Sometimes' appears in the table above, precautions may be required depending on the season and region visited.