Vietnam tour, Hanoi to Saigon (17 days)

A wonderful introduction to this stunning and still largely traditional southeast Asian country. Our Vietnam tour, Hanoi to Saigon, combines many of the country’s essential sites and some of its hidden places with a wide variety of destinations and landscapes. Beginning in Vietnam’s elegant capital Hanoi and finishing in bustling, vibrant Saigon our tour includes World Heritage Hue, charming Hoi An, rarely visited Pu Luong National Park, the dramatic scenery of Ninh Binh province and picturesque Mekong Delta.

Discover the country’s past and present: ruined temples of the Cham Empire, glorious pagodas and royal tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty, the more recent, tragic sites of the Vietnam War and the friendly people, exotic cuisine, fantastic landscapes and exciting cities of Hanoi and Saigon.

Vietnam tour, Hanoi to Saigon

Optional extensions include a tour to the mountainous far north and the old French hill-station of Sapa and colourful hill-tribe market at Bac Ha; or a boat journey up the Mekong from the Delta connecting to Cambodia’s fascinating capital Phnom Penh and overland to the fabulous temples at Angkor. Tropical island stays include Whale Island in Nha Trang Bay or Phu Quoc in the South China Sea while for those with less time we offer a 13 day version of the Vietnam, Hanoi to Saigon tour taking in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An and My Son.