Immerse yourself in the culture and history of Vietnam on a journey that spans from the emerald mountains of the north to the sun-drenched beaches of the south. Spend a night on a traditional junk boat in stunning Ha Long Bay, roam the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An, glimpse rural life on a trek through hilltribe villages, and enjoy a cyclo ride through the heart of bustling Hanoi. As you travel the length of the country, take in the long view of this fascinating corner of Indochina.
Learn to cook oodles of noodles at a G Adventures-supported youth-training school, cruise along Halong Bay in a traditional junk boat, learn how to make a traditional lantern in the lantern capital of Vietnam, step back into history at the Cu Chi Tunnels and Hanoi Hilton, enjoy lunch at Hoa Sua (a training restaurant for disadvantaged youth)
Hotels (9 nts), junk boat (1 nt), lodge (2 nt).
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Group Size Notes
Max 16, Avg 10.
12 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Breakfast at Hoa Sua, Hanoi
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Traditional Lantern Experience, Hoi An
National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Oodles of Noodles Local Market Excursion, Hoi An
G Adventures for Good: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch, Hoi An. Arrival transfer. Visit Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton) and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Cyclo tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Overnight on a junk boat on Halong Bay. Guided tour of Emperor’s Tomb and Imperial Citadel Hue. Walking tour of Hoi An Old Town. Guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City