Classic Vietnam & Luxury Beach
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Info : Classic Vietnam & Luxury Beach

This fantastic itinerary idea takes in all of the country’s highlights and helps you experience the real Vietnam. In addition, we’ve included an extra-special treat for you: A 3-nights stay at the luxurious and indulgent Nam Hai Hotel near Hoi An for a taste of the ultiamte Vietnam beach experience.

Highlights include:

  • Experience the ancient and traditional art of water puppetry in the bustling capital Hanoi.
  • Explore Ho Chi Minh City’s colonial boulevards and historic architecture.
  • Relax in opulent luxury on a Vietnam beach at the Nam Hai Hotel near Hoi An.
  • Cruise through stunning Halong Bay aboard a traditional junk boat.

The perfect combination of city exploration and Vietnam beach holiday.

Pricing & Inclusions

From £2,619 per person including flights from the UK (based on two adults sharing).

This price is based on a tour price of £1,909 and international flights from the UK from £710pp.

We can tailor this holiday to suit you for no extra cost. 


- International and internal flights

- Private guided transfers and tour

- Hotels and meals where stated.

Day-to-Day Itinerary : Classic Vietnam & Luxury Beach

Day 1 – Depart the UK

Depart the UK.

Day 2 – Hanoi

You will be met by your guide when you arrive at the airport. You will then be transferred to your hotel in the heart of the city.

Day 3 – Hanoi

Today your guide will take you on a tour of the highlights of Hanoi, including Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature and the Old Quarter. Lunch will be included at one of Hanoi’s superb local restaurants.

In the evening you will experience a unique and traditionally Vietnamese performance art – water puppetry. Marvel at the craftsmanship of the colourful puppets and the skilful manoeuvring skills of the artists as they control the puppets behind a “water stage”.

Day 4 – Halong Bay

You will transfer to Halong Bay by road and board your junk boat that will take you out into the archipelago. Made up of nearly 2000 islands, Halong Bay is famed for its picturesque ocean karst topography. Cruise past craggy peaks and small, beach-fringed islands and visit glittering stalactite caves. Dinner will be served on board where you can sit back, relax and watch the sun set behind the karst peaks of the bay.

Day 5 – Hue

After visiting a small fishing village in the morning, you will return back to Halong Bay harbour where your guide will meet you for your transfer back to Hanoi airport.

You will then fly to Hue, where you will be met by your local guide and transferred to your hotel.

Day 6 – Hue

Combine a relaxing Perfume River Cruise with some of Vietnam’s most important historical sites, including the ancient Imperial Citadel and the serene Thien Mu Pagoda. In the afternoon you will have chance to visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh’s tombs.

Day 7– Hoi An

Travel overland to Hoi An via the Hai Van “Cloudy Pass”, a spectacular three-hour coastal drive with stunning views of the azure ocean and dazzling coastline of central Vietnam.

Check in to the luxurious Nam Hai, one of Vietnam’s best hotels. Enjoy the beachside location or head into Hoi An for dinner.

Days 8 & 9 – Hoi An

Two free days of leisure to enjoy the beach, Hoi An town and the good range of local restaurants.

Day 10 – Ho Chi Minh City

Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, where you will be met by your local guide and transferred to your centrally located hotel.

Day 11 – Ho Chi Minh City

This morning you will have a guided tour of Ho Chi Minh City including visits to the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame cathedral, the fascinating History Museum and the former Presidential Palace, where you can explore the underground communication tunnels.

After lunch you will head out of the city to visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, a vast underground network of tunnels used by the Vietcong during the American War.

Day 12 – Mekong Delta

A full day trip to the Mekong Delta region will include a transfer to Cai Be, which is known for its large floating market. Smaller sampan boats will take you on an exploration of smaller tributaries and local villages, where you can sample some local fruits.

Day 13 – Fly Home

Transfer to Ho Chi Minh City airport for your flight home.

Customer Feedback
“Our guide in Hue (Howe) was excellent - he was personable, very knowledgeable and spoke very good English. He made every trip great. Our third guide in Saigon (Truang) was also excellent. He was very personable and fun. Good knowledge of places we visited.”

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