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Scenic Vietnam

  • Duration
    13 days
  • Tour Type
    Group Tour
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Designed exclusively for solo travellers and with plenty of free time for independent exploration, this tour encompasses Vietnam's highlights as well as taking you to more undiscovered places, like the spectacular Mai Chau valley.

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    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Highlights

Our Scenic Vietnam tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Fly Australia to Saigon
    Day 1: Fly Australia to Saigon

    Fly to Saigon, Vietnam’s largest, and most vibrant, city. On arrival at the airport you will be met by a member of the Wendy Wu Tours team and transferred to the hotel for a three night stay.

  • Day 2
    Cu Chi Tunnels
    Day 2: Cu Chi Tunnels

    Head out as a group to the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground network of passageways used by the Viet Cong during the war. Returning to the city, admire Vietnam's colonial past with a visit to the Central Post Office before exploring the Reunification Palace and the chilling War Remnants Museum. This evening, ascend to a downtown rooftop and mingle with cocktails, followed by dinner. (B,L,D)

  • Day 3
    Mekong Delta
    Day 3: Mekong Delta

    Journey to Ben Tre to discover the Mekong Delta. This area is called the ‘Rice Basket of Vietnam’, the rich and fertile lands producing a plethora of rice, coconuts, vegetables and tropical fruit. Taste some of the produce of the area, enjoy traditional music, paddle through the palm-lined canals in a sampan and pass local fish farms. (B,L)

  • Day 4
    Journey to Hoi An
    Day 4: Journey to Hoi An

    Catch a flight to Danang, then transfer to the wonderfully laid-back and charming Hoi An. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B,L)

  • Day 5
    Tra Que Village
    Day 5: Tra Que Village

    This morning, share a community experience in the rural village of Tra Que, admiring the gardens of vegetables and herbs, and joining a local family for lunch and a cooking demonstration. Wander the sights of Hoi An in the afternoon, stopping at Reaching Out, a social enterprise craft workshop, and meet the artisans before enjoying a well-deserved tea break in the tea house. (B,L)

  • Day 6
    Fly to Hanoi

    Fly to Hanoi, Vietnam’s elegant capital city. This afternoon, begin your explorations with visits to the Museum of Ethnology and the gatehouse of the infamous Hanoi Hilton. Later, take a twilight walking tour of the Ho Chi Minh Quarter of the city, with a stop for a refreshing glass of beer at Ta Hien beer corner. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7
    Explore Hanoi
    Day 7: Explore Hanoi

    Return to the Ho Chi Minh Quarter this morning to see Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, the Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda and Confucian monument, the Temple of Literature. Sit and sample traditional Vietnamese egg coffee, then take a free afternoon to explore. (B,L)

  • Day 8
    Mai Chau
    Day 8: Mai Chau

    Travel to Mai Chau, a rural village set in a lush valley, and the home to ethnic minority communities like the White and Black Thai people. Walk amongst the rice paddies this afternoon, visiting hill tribe villages and meeting friendly members of these communities. Dinner tonight will be a barbeque at a local stilt house, treated to a traditional dance performance and a traditional rice wine tasting. (B,L,D)

  • Day 9
    Return to Hanoi

    Your morning is free to relax before travelling back to Hanoi. (B)

  • Day 10
    Halong Bay
    Day 10: Halong Bay

    The highlight of any trip to Vietnam, today you’ll take to the waters of the incredible Halong Bay. Sail lazily amongst the limestone karst peaks of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, soaking up the views from the deck of your traditional vessel and docking to visit an impressive cave. (B,L,D)

  • Day 11
    Quintessence of Tonkin
    Day 11: Quintessence of Tonkin

    Rise early to watch the sun rise over the bay, and to take part in an invigorating session of Tai Chi on deck. Cruise back to the dock and transfer back to Hanoi. This final evening together will include dinner, before sitting down to the visually spectacular Quintessence of Tonkin show. (B,D)

  • Days 12-13
    Fly Hanoi to Australia

    Transfer to the airport for your flight to Australia, arriving the same or following day. (B)

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

  • Sok San Resort
    Sok San Resort
    Sok San Beach Resort is a traditional yet modern Khmer-style hotel located on the beautiful island of Koh Rong. The property can be reached from the mainland in less than an hour making it a secluded yet convenient seaside retreat. Accommodation ranges from pavilion rooms to chalets, set back from the pristine white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and verdant forest.
  • Royal Sands
    Royal Sands
    The Royal Sands Koh Rong is located on 550 meters of fine, white sandy beach near Sok San Village. Strategically located on the western side of the island, where the sunsets are the legendary, the villas incorporate the highest quality materials including teak, bamboo and natural stone. The beachfront 'chill' area is the perfect place to unwind and indulge in fine cuisine, while the yoga pavilion, spa and pool are great venues to while away your time. Activities on offer include island hopping and snorkelling or diving, kayaking and biking for those feeling more active.
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 26°c
  • 14mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 29°c
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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 30°c
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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 30°c
  • 218mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 312mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 294mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 327mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 267mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 27°c
  • 116mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Saigon
  • 26°c
  • 48mm
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Scenic Vietnam map

Places Visited: Saigon (3N), Cu Chi Tunnels, Mekong Delta, Danang, Hoi An (2N), Hanoi (4N), Mai Chau (1N), Halong Bay (1N)

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