• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Immerse yourself in the real Vietnam

  • Round trip
  • 14, 15, 18 or 19 nights
  • Vietnam
price from £ 1,669.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons

Take an unforgettable trip through the real Vietnam, inc. hotels, breakfast, optional homestay, guided excursions, flights and transfers

If you've ever wanted to see more than just the typical postcard snapshots of the country, this is the perfect tour for you. Step off the beaten tracks with a walking tour to reveal the hidden sides of Hanoi and historic Hoi An. Experience the warmth and hospitality of local villagers and discover the secrets of traditional crafts in Mai Chau. Explore the serene countryside and peaceful valleys, with optional excursions available, for a side of the country few get to see! You can even choose to stay at a local homestay or lodge, for a truly authentic experience. As well as Vietnam's rural beauty, you'll also see the colourful hustle and bustle of city life in Ho Chi Minh (aka Saigon), where you'll uncover the secrets of this fascinating city, as well as its many historic icons. You can even hop on the back of a Vespa for an optional tour to get a real taste of life in Saigon. If you choose the 17 night package, finish your Vietnamese experience in style, with relaxing days at a beach-side idyll, where you can unwind with the ocean breeze... So what are you waiting for? It's time to reveal the undiscovered Vietnam!

Included
  • Round trip in Vietnam: 13 or 17 nights
  • Daily breakfast
  • Half board - days 2, 4, 12, 13
  • Full board (ex. drinks) - days 3, 5, 7, 11
  • Hidden Hanoi private walking tour with guide (day 2)
  • Halong Bay cruise (day 5-6)
  • Hidden Hoi An walking tour with guide (day 8)
  • Cai Rang floating market and workshops tour (day 11)
  • Mekong River boat ride (day 12 with homestay option only)
  • Ho Chi Minh city tour with guide (day 13)
  • Overnight train from Hanoi - Danang (Optional upgrade to flights available)
  • Domestic flight Ho Chi Minh <-> Phan Thiet (17 night stay)
  • All transfers
  • Flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Heathrow, Manchester to Hanoi and from Ho Chi Minh City to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Heathrow, Manchester

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Day 1-2: Welcome to Hanoi

Xin chao - welcome to Vietnam! Relax and unwind in style as you settle into your beautiful hotel in the city. On day 2, it’s time to take a closer look at the Hidden Hanoi. Your private walking tour will reveal Hanoi’s most important historic highlights, and its lesser known secrets. Walk past... Read more

La Casa Hanoi Hotel  or similar

Day 3: Mai Chau

On day 3, leave the hustle and bustle of Hanoi, for the tranquility of Mai Chao. You’ll get to explore this idyllic valley in true Vietnamese style on a scenic bike tour, as you visit the beautiful local villages dotted around this rural haven. A world away from the tourist trail, it’s time t... Read more

Mai Chau Ecolodge  or similar

Day 4: Hanoi

Spend day 4 soaking up the peace and quiet of Mai Chau, relaxing by the pool, enjoying the massage centre, or exploring the scenic beauty of the area by yourself. In the afternoon, it's time to check out and take the transfer back to Hanoi. Once you've checked in, spend the rest of the... Read more

La Casa Hanoi Hotel  or similar

Day 5: Ha Long Bay

Discover a new side to Vietnam today, with a cruise through the incredible Ha Long Bay. It’s not hard to see why this magnificent bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – with spectacular turquoise waters dotted with over 1,600 rocky, emerald islands, or karsts, it’s a feast for the eyes. Your ov... Read more

Garden Bay Cruise  or similar

Day 6: Overnight train to Danang

Soak up the scenery around you on day 6, before your next adventure: an overnight train journey to Danang. There’s nothing like a train journey to reveal the real soul of a country, and with Vietnam’s diverse rural landscape rolling past your window, you’ll find yourself enchanted by the snaps... Read more

Hội An

Day 7-9: Hoi An

Hoi An is an historic and picturesque city with centuries of stories, as it was one of the few places in Vietnam left undamaged by bombing during the war. Its rich history is still intact, ready for you to discover during your time here. A half-day walking tour will take you through the hidden... Read more

Phu Thinh Boutique Resort & Spa  or similar

Day 10: Can Tho

Next on your intriguing journey through Vietnam is Can Tho. While it might be the fourth-largest city in the country, it’s stayed off the typical tourist map, and it retains its unique and authentic personality. As the capital of the Mekong Delta, you’ll experience the intersection of many dif... Read more

Mekong Rustic Can Tho  or similar

Day 11: Mekong Lodge

Today is your chance to immerse yourself in riverside life. You’ll stay at the Mekong Lodge, a unique eco-lodge that offers the chance to see and feel the beautiful rural region. With the perfect balance of modern comfort and unobtrusive design, you’ll be transported to a tropical paradise. Ad... Read more

Mekong Lodge

Day 12-13: Saigon

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - otherwise know as Saigon! The sleepy village days will feel like a distant dream, as you dive into the bustling and busy life of the city. Explore lively markets filled with every kind of product you could imagine, stroll through the hidden alleyways, where beauti... Read more

Mường Thanh Sài Gon Centre Hotel  or similar

Day 1-2: Welcome to Hanoi

Xin chao - welcome to Vietnam! Relax and unwind in style as you settle into your beautiful hotel in the city. On day 2, it’s time to take a closer look at the Hidden Hanoi. Your private walking tour will reveal Hanoi’s most important historic highlights, and its lesser known secrets. Walk past... Read more

La Casa Hanoi Hotel  or similar

Day 3: Mai Chau

On day 3, leave the hustle and bustle of Hanoi, for the tranquility of Mai Chao. You’ll get to explore this idyllic valley in true Vietnamese style on a scenic bike tour, as you visit the beautiful local villages dotted around this rural haven. A world away from the tourist trail, it’s time t... Read more

Mai Chau Ecolodge  or similar

Day 4: Hanoi

Spend day 4 soaking up the peace and quiet of Mai Chau, relaxing by the pool, enjoying the massage centre, or exploring the scenic beauty of the area by yourself. In the afternoon, it's time to check out and take the transfer back to Hanoi. Once you've checked in, spend the rest of the... Read more

La Casa Hanoi Hotel  or similar

Day 5: Ha Long Bay

Discover a new side to Vietnam today, with a cruise through the incredible Ha Long Bay. It’s not hard to see why this magnificent bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – with spectacular turquoise waters dotted with over 1,600 rocky, emerald islands, or karsts, it’s a feast for the eyes. Your ov... Read more

Garden Bay Cruise  or similar

Day 6: Overnight train to Danang

Soak up the scenery around you on day 6, before your next adventure: an overnight train journey to Danang. There’s nothing like a train journey to reveal the real soul of a country, and with Vietnam’s diverse rural landscape rolling past your window, you’ll find yourself enchanted by the snaps... Read more

Hội An

Day 7-9: Hoi An

Hoi An is an historic and picturesque city with centuries of stories, as it was one of the few places in Vietnam left undamaged by bombing during the war. Its rich history is still intact, ready for you to discover during your time here. A half-day walking tour will take you through the hidden... Read more

Phu Thinh Boutique Resort & Spa  or similar

Day 10: Can Tho

Next on your intriguing journey through Vietnam is Can Tho. While it might be the fourth-largest city in the country, it’s stayed off the typical tourist map, and it retains its unique and authentic personality. As the capital of the Mekong Delta, you’ll experience the intersection of many dif... Read more

Mekong Rustic Can Tho  or similar

Day 11: Mekong Homestay

A homestay is a unique and unforgettable way to experience a more intimate side of Vietnam – during your time here, you’ll have the chance to step off the beaten path and enjoy the rhythm of daily life here, alongside the locals. Meet the warm, friendly people of the neighbourhood and get to k... Read more

Can Tho

Day 12-13: Saigon

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - otherwise know as Saigon! The sleepy village days will feel like a distant dream, as you dive into the bustling and busy life of the city. Explore lively markets filled with every kind of product you could imagine, stroll through the hidden alleyways, where beauti... Read more

Mường Thanh Sài Gon Centre Hotel  or similar

Day 1-2: Welcome to Hanoi

Xin chao - welcome to Vietnam! Relax and unwind in style as you settle into your beautiful hotel in the city. On day 2, it’s time to take a closer look at the Hidden Hanoi. Your private walking tour will reveal Hanoi’s most important historic highlights, and its lesser known secrets. Walk past... Read more

La Casa Hanoi Hotel  or similar

Day 3: Mai Chau

On day 3, leave the hustle and bustle of Hanoi, for the tranquility of Mai Chao. You’ll get to explore this idyllic valley in true Vietnamese style on a scenic bike tour, as you visit the beautiful local villages dotted around this rural haven. A world away from the tourist trail, it’s time t... Read more

Mai Chau Ecolodge  or similar

Day 4: Hanoi

Spend day 4 soaking up the peace and quiet of Mai Chau, relaxing by the pool, enjoying the massage centre, or exploring the scenic beauty of the area by yourself. In the afternoon, it's time to check out and take the transfer back to Hanoi. Once you've checked in, spend the rest of the... Read more

La Casa Hanoi Hotel  or similar

Day 5: Ha Long Bay

Discover a new side to Vietnam today, with a cruise through the incredible Ha Long Bay. It’s not hard to see why this magnificent bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – with spectacular turquoise waters dotted with over 1,600 rocky, emerald islands, or karsts, it’s a feast for the eyes. Your ov... Read more

Garden Bay Cruise  or similar

Day 6: Overnight train to Danang

Soak up the scenery around you on day 6, before your next adventure: an overnight train journey to Danang. There’s nothing like a train journey to reveal the real soul of a country, and with Vietnam’s diverse rural landscape rolling past your window, you’ll find yourself enchanted by the snaps... Read more

Hội An

Day 7-9: Hoi An

Hoi An is an historic and picturesque city with centuries of stories, as it was one of the few places in Vietnam left undamaged by bombing during the war. Its rich history is still intact, ready for you to discover during your time here. A half-day walking tour will take you through the hidden... Read more

Phu Thinh Boutique Resort & Spa  or similar

Day 10: Can Tho

Next on your intriguing journey through Vietnam is Can Tho. While it might be the fourth-largest city in the country, it’s stayed off the typical tourist map, and it retains its unique and authentic personality. As the capital of the Mekong Delta, you’ll experience the intersection of many dif... Read more

Mekong Rustic Can Tho  or similar

Day 11: Mekong Lodge

Today is your chance to immerse yourself in riverside life. You’ll stay at the Mekong Lodge, a unique eco-lodge that offers the chance to see and feel the beautiful rural region. With the perfect balance of modern comfort and unobtrusive design, you’ll be transported to a tropical paradise. Ad... Read more

Mekong Lodge

Day 12-13: Saigon

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - otherwise know as Saigon! The sleepy village days will feel like a distant dream, as you dive into the bustling and busy life of the city. Explore lively markets filled with every kind of product you could imagine, stroll through the hidden alleyways, where beauti... Read more

Mường Thanh Sài Gon Centre Hotel  or similar

Day 14-16: Phan Thiet

After all the diverse culture and excitement of exploring Vietnam, it's time to switch into beach-mode, as you head to the beautiful resort of Phan Thiet! Your transfer will pick you up for an approx. 5 hour drive to the resort. Then just sit back, relax, and enjoy those long, lazy days by... Read more

Blue Ocean Resort  or similar

Day 17: Return home

On day 17, it's time to head back home!

Take one last beach stroll and listen to the peaceful waves, before you fly back home, filled with unforgettable memories of your time in Vietnam.

Read more
Mường Thanh Sài Gon Centre Hotel  or similar

Day 1-2: Welcome to Hanoi

Xin chao - welcome to Vietnam! Relax and unwind in style as you settle into your beautiful hotel in the city. On day 2, it’s time to take a closer look at the Hidden Hanoi. Your private walking tour will reveal Hanoi’s most important historic highlights, and its lesser known secrets. Walk past... Read more

La Casa Hanoi Hotel  or similar

Day 3: Mai Chau

On day 3, leave the hustle and bustle of Hanoi, for the tranquility of Mai Chao. You’ll get to explore this idyllic valley in true Vietnamese style on a scenic bike tour, as you visit the beautiful local villages dotted around this rural haven. A world away from the tourist trail, it’s time t... Read more

Mai Chau Ecolodge  or similar

Day 4: Hanoi

Spend day 4 soaking up the peace and quiet of Mai Chau, relaxing by the pool, enjoying the massage centre, or exploring the scenic beauty of the area by yourself. In the afternoon, it's time to check out and take the transfer back to Hanoi. Once you've checked in, spend the rest of the... Read more

La Casa Hanoi Hotel  or similar

Day 5: Ha Long Bay

Discover a new side to Vietnam today, with a cruise through the incredible Ha Long Bay. It’s not hard to see why this magnificent bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – with spectacular turquoise waters dotted with over 1,600 rocky, emerald islands, or karsts, it’s a feast for the eyes. Your ov... Read more

Garden Bay Cruise  or similar

Day 6: Overnight train to Danang

Soak up the scenery around you on day 6, before your next adventure: an overnight train journey to Danang. There’s nothing like a train journey to reveal the real soul of a country, and with Vietnam’s diverse rural landscape rolling past your window, you’ll find yourself enchanted by the snaps... Read more

Hội An

Day 7-9: Hoi An

Hoi An is an historic and picturesque city with centuries of stories, as it was one of the few places in Vietnam left undamaged by bombing during the war. Its rich history is still intact, ready for you to discover during your time here. A half-day walking tour will take you through the hidden... Read more

Phu Thinh Boutique Resort & Spa  or similar

Day 10: Can Tho

Next on your intriguing journey through Vietnam is Can Tho. While it might be the fourth-largest city in the country, it’s stayed off the typical tourist map, and it retains its unique and authentic personality. As the capital of the Mekong Delta, you’ll experience the intersection of many dif... Read more

Mekong Rustic Can Tho  or similar

Day 11: Mekong Homestay

A homestay is a unique and unforgettable way to experience a more intimate side of Vietnam – during your time here, you’ll have the chance to step off the beaten path and enjoy the rhythm of daily life here, alongside the locals. Meet the warm, friendly people of the neighbourhood and get to k... Read more

Can Tho

Day 12-13: Saigon

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - otherwise know as Saigon! The sleepy village days will feel like a distant dream, as you dive into the bustling and busy life of the city. Explore lively markets filled with every kind of product you could imagine, stroll through the hidden alleyways, where beauti... Read more

Mường Thanh Sài Gon Centre Hotel  or similar

Day 14-16: Phan Thiet

After all the diverse culture and excitement of exploring Vietnam, it's time to switch into beach-mode, as you head to the beautiful resort of Phan Thiet! Your transfer will pick you up for an approx. 5 hour drive to the resort. Then just sit back, relax, and enjoy those long, lazy days by... Read more

Blue Ocean Resort  or similar

Day 17: Return home

On day 17, it's time to head back home!

Take one last beach stroll and listen to the peaceful waves, before you fly back home, filled with unforgettable memories of your time in Vietnam.

Read more
Mường Thanh Sài Gon Centre Hotel  or similar
Optional excursions

To make your trip even more memorable, you can also add optional excursions in the booking process, including:

• Hanoi Cooking Class (Day 2, 4h):
You'll start your excursion with a tour of one of Hanoi's world-famous markets at Chau Long, packed with vendors selling all kinds of produce, spices and herbs that are rarely seen in the West. Next, you'll go to the Hanoi Cooking Centre for your lesson, where your instructor will explain the basics of Vietnamese cooking style, before you get hands-on with your own creation! Afterwards, enjoy your meal with a beer or wine.
Includes: private transfer with driver and recipe cards to take home.

• Hanoi Special Night Out Tour (Day 4, 3.5h)
Enjoy a night at Hanoi's famous Water Puppetry Show, watching traditional tales brought to life with song and dance. Afterwards, you'll enjoy an authentic Hanoian dinner, with the local delicacy, Cha Ca, and a hot cup of coffee in a cosy cafe.
Includes: private transfer from hotel.

• Hoi An countryside tours • (Day 9, 6h)
Enjoy cycling around the peaceful countryside around Hoi An with one of the special tours available. Visit the Vegetable Village, discover the secrets of local fishermen, or get a taste of countryside life.

• Can Tho walking street food tour • (Day 10, 3.5h)
On this mouth-watering walking tour, you'll be introduced to some of Can Tho's most famous dishes, and experience the buzz of Vietnamese street life.
Includes: hotel pick up and drop off.

• Saigon Dining in the dark • (Day 13, 2h)
Experience delicious Vietnamese food in a completely new light - in pitch darkness! This special dining experience will heighten the flavours of every ingredient, and is perfect for food lovers.

• Saigon After dark Vespa tour • (day 13, 4h)
The Vespa is the iconic vehicle of Saigon, and there's no better way to see the city. Explore the city's diverse nightlife and delicious street food, as your guide leads you down hidden alleys and corners beloved by locals. Finish with a traditional coffee and some live music at one of the city's best venues, for a night to remember!
Includes: Vespas, drivers, English speaking guide, dinners, bar and cafe stops with 1 drink included.

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Excluded
  • Tips for drivers and guides: recommended $2 driver per day / $3 guide per day.
  • Tips for excursions: Halong overnight boat: $5; boat driver, cyclo rider - $2
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

Additional Information
Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2020

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

Occupancy

Maximum 3 people per room

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Children’s discount

Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 11 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and duration of stay. Please note children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage.

Infant bed

Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Travel documents

You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.

Vaccinations

All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel to Vietnam include Diphtheria and Tetanus. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.

Passport

Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Vietnam. Make sure your passport is in good condition prior to arrival in Vietnam. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website.

Visa

British Citizens need an e-visa for visits to Vietnam between 15 - 30 days. For more information, visit the official gov.uk website or the Vietnamese Embassy in London.

Currency

The national currency of Vietnam is Vietnamese dong (VND).

Adapter

In Vietnam you will need a world travel adapter.

Similar accommodation

In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.

Extra flight nights

Please note that there may be an extra night on the plane or in transit