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Reunification Express

Vietnam

Tour Code : VRJ20

20 Days. Travel across Vietnam by Train, the beaches of Mui Ne, the Central Highlands; the reunification express takes you to Hanoi, visit the hilltribes of Sapa and the Halong...

Ho Chi Minh

4 days

Mui Ne

3 days

Hoi An

3 days

Halong Bay

2 days

Sapa

2 days

Hanoi

4 days

Day 1 UK - Ho Chi Minh
Flight from the UK to Ho Chi Minh
Day 2 Ho Chi Minh
Arrive at Tan San Nhat (Saigon) Airport you are met and transferred to your hotel
Day 3 Ho Chi Minh
Take a guided tour of some of the most important attractions in Ho Chi Minh City, beginning with the Reunification Palace, the Jade Emperor Pagoda, one of the best examples of Taoist temples in Vietnam and the War Remnants which provides a very partial, but riveting perspective of the Vietnam war, and the Binh Tay market in Chinatown area.
Day 4 Ho Chi Minh
After an early breakfast you’ll avoid the city heat to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Viet Cong in the American war. Afterwards, you'll continue to the headquarters of Cao Dai religious sect which is located in Tay Ninh
Day 5 Ho Chi Minh – Phan Thiet – Mui Ne
After breakfast at hotel, we will transfer to Mui Ne for leisure.
Day 6 Mui Ne
Free Day at leisure
Day 7 Mui Ne
Free Day at leisure
Day 8 Mui Ne – Ho Chi Minh - Danang
You are free until we transfer to Ho Chi Minh for overnight train to Danang. Overnight on the train to Danang. Train departs at 11:50 or 14:30
Day 9 Danang – Hoi An
Train arrive Danang station at either 11:50 or 14:30. You are driven south to Hoian, which was originally a Cham seaport but has been influenced down the centuries by traders from various cultures. The scenic road is hugging the coastline before crossing over the winding Hai Van pass. A view from the top of the pass is one of Vietnam’s most impressive panoramic scenes of Lang co Beach. You stop en route to visit the Cham Museum in Danang City, China Beach and the Marble Mountain.
Day 10 Hoi An
The ancient architecture of Hoian is a fascinating combination of Vietnamese traditional buildings with Chinese and Japanese influence. There’s plenty to see in this delightful town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, Pottery Museum, 200 years old Tan Ky House, Chua Ong Pagoda and vibrant market. Today we include these on a walking tour past many low tiled houses scattered along the small streets and assembly halls, which reflect the town's multi-cultural past
Day 11 Hoi An
Free Day in Hoi An
Day 12 Hoi An – Danang - Hanoi
There is some free time for your own exploration in Hoian until we transfer to Danang train station for overnight train to Hanoi, Train departure at 14:45. Overnight on the train to Hanoi.
Day 13 Hanoi - Halong Bay
The train arrives early morning; you will be met at the railway station you'll have the chance to see early morning life in Hanoi as the locals do their morning exercises and Tai Chi. You'll also get to see the unique flower market before heading for Vietnam’s number one destination - Halong bay. Transfer out to the internationally famous and stunningly beautiful Halong Bay from a two day cruise.
Day 14 Halong Bay - Hanoi - Lao Cai
Continue your cruise through the bay after lunch return to Hanoi. There is some free time for your own exploration in Hanoi until we transfer to railway station for overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 15 Lao Cai - Sapa
Arriving in Lao Cai early morning In the afternoon, visit the local market before you drive downhill for about half an hour to start a short walk to Trung Do village, of the Tay minority. Here you can visit a traditional Tay house, before getting on a boat for a cruise upstream the Chay River to experience the picturesque scenes on the river banks. you then cruise downstream to the Bao Nhai, where you get in the car and head for Sapa. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 16 Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi
Your tour continues after breakfast with a visit to Lao Chai and Ta Van villages home of the H’mong and Dzay people will take you an hour drive and 3 hours walking in the village. You'll be driven through on a breathtaking landscape leading to these villages head off the beaten track to explore. In the late afternoon you’ll return to Lao Cai train station for the return overnight train to Hanoi
Day 17 Hanoi
Arriving early morning check into your hotel and then take a city tour of colonial Hanoi. The Ho Chi Minh Complex, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and the Temple of Literature, in the afternoon take a cyclo ride through the old town and visit the peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem. In front of this lake is the famous Water Puppet Theatre where you'll see a fantastic performance
Day 18 Hanoi
Free Day in Hanoi
Day 19 Hanoi - UK
Depart Hanoi for the flight to the UK
Day 20 Arrive UK
Arrive back in the UK
 
 

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The quoted price exludes any international flights but includes all internal flights while on the tour. Tour costs are based on two people travelling and sharing a room. The price quoted may vary depending on the time of year and the final itinerary. If you have a specific budget please get in contact with us so we can make a proposal.


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£2,350

 

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£2,680

 

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£3,050

 


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