Vietnam, Whale Island (4 days, 3 nights)

Extend your Vietnam tour, ‘World Heritage Sites of Vietnam‘ with a stay at the superb Whale Island Resort. Located amongst the myriad islands of Van Phong Bay lying to the north of Nha Trang City, the Island combines the convenience of Nha Trang Airport with a secluded location away from the bustle of the city. The small, well run resort has a total of 23 comfortable and well designed eco-friendly chalets constructed in traditional style on stilts from bamboo and wood, beautifully situated facing the beach on a wide scenic bay.

The area is rich in wildlife with a variety of habitats both marine – plentiful reefs and snorkelling trails – and dunes, mangrove swamps and tropical coastal forest, so ideal for hiking or birdwatching as well as snorkelling and scuba diving.

Nha Trang airport had frequent flights to either Saigon or Hanoi.