VIETNAM EXPLORER ITINERARY

HANOI (1 Night)

Hanoi is the capital and second largest city in Vietnam. With heavily french-influenced architecture, Hanoi is a major city with 4 million people, but still has a small town feel inside the “old quarters.” Don’t forget about their famous 30 cent street beers - Bia Hoi, please!

Day One

  • Guests will be arriving throughout the day with a group orientation once everyone has checked in.
  • Included Experiences: Orientation Meeting with your group leader and an introduction to Vietnamese cuisine.

Day Two

  • Spend the day in Hanoi exploring various temples and visit a war prison before heading on an overnight bus to Sa Pa.
  • Included Experiences: City & War Prison Tour, Hanoi Temple of Literature, and Temple on the Lake Hoan Kiem visit.
  • Optional Experience: Visit the Snake Village ($25 USD)
SA PA (2 Nights)

This little gem in the north mountains of Vietnam will leave you speechless. Don’t forget your camera for this one as every inch of this place is a National Geographic front cover contender.

Day Three

  • Walking tour around Sa Pa to gain a better understanding on the Vietnamese culture and visit a local market.
  • Included Experiences: A walking tour of Sa Pa and a trip to a local market

Day Four

  • Set out on the first day of the two day rice field trek. We will be staying overnight in Ta Van Hill Tribe Village.
  • Included Experience: Beginning of 2-day rice field trek

Day Five

  • Final Day of trek, followed by an evening bus back to Hanoi. Make sure to get a good a night's rest before getting on our morning bus to Halong Bay.
  • Included Experience: End of 2-day rice field trek
HALONG BAY (2 Nights)

This stunning UNESCO World Heritage site is made up of pristine, emerald waters, 1,900 limestone peaks & offers some of the most amazing backdrops this planet has to offer! We will explore this majestic area for 3 days, with one night spent on one of the islands and the other spent aboard a boat.

Day Six

  • Arrive in Halong Bay in the morning where we will hop straight on to a booze cruise and explore Halong Bay on a Kayak.
  • Included Experiences: Booze Cruise and Kayaking

Day Seven

  • Spend the day exploring Freedom Island, playing in the ocean and relaxing on the beach.
  • Included Experience: Trip to Freedom Island
HANOI (1 Night)

Day Eight

  • Head back to Hanoi and enjoy the local shopping, restaurants and bars
HOI AN (2 Nights)

Hoi An is a quaint little town that gives a feeling of how Vietnam must have many, many years ago. With two beaches just a short bike ride away, the ancient quarters to wander around, 15 cent beers at the restaurant next door, an amazing free breakfast buffet, and a pool right in our hotel, this place just might be your favourite.

Day Nine

  • Take a flight from Hanoi to Hoi An. Enjoy a free day of exploring.

Day Ten

  • Free day to relax by the pool and/or take a short bike ride to the nearby beaches.

Day Eleven

  • Free day to explore Hoi An before the overnight sleeper bus to Nha Trang
NHA TRANG (2 Nights)

With beautiful beaches, buzzing nightlife and plenty of activities to choose from, Nha Trang is a hot spot for all travellers.

Day Twelve

  • We will take a day trip to the mud spa baths before we take on the nightlife of Nha Trang
  • Included Experiences: a relaxing trip to the Mud Spa Bath

Day Thirteen

  • Free day to enjoy a calm beach day or head on the cable car across to Vin Pearl Island where there is a world class waterpark, amusement park and aquarium.
  • Optional Experiences: Cable Car to Vin Pearl Island ($27 USD)
DALAT (2 Nights)

You’ll think you’ve landed yourself in the French Alps when you get to Da Lat! It’s a favourite vacation spot for many locals, and a nice relaxing break from the heat down by the beach.

Day Fourteen

  • We will be taking a morning bus to Dalat, where we will explore the mountainous town upon our arrival.

Day Fifteen

  • Prepare for a full, adventurous day of canyoning and abseiling!
  • Included Experiences: Canyoning and Abseiling Trip.

Day Sixteen

  • Free day before our overnight sleeper bus to Ho Chi Minh
HO CHI MINH (2 Nights)

Ho Chi Minh, formerly known as Saigon, is the last stop on our epic adventure; with 7.5 million inhabitants this city is booming!

Day Seventeen

  • Experience a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Included Experiences: Just outside the city we explore the Cu Chi tunnels where people lived underground during the Vietnam War.

Day Eighteen

  • We will visit the War Remnants Museum and spend the afternoon exploring/shopping for last minute items before the Final group dinner and night out.
  • Included Experiences: War Remnants Museum visit.

Day Nineteen

  • Guests depart throughout the day to head home or on to your next adventure!

Please note that this itinerary is subject to change. If you have any questions regarding the itinerary, or anything related to the tour, please feel free to email us at info@lbwtravel.com