10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with Halong Bay cruise and flights

10 day Highlights of Vietnam including return international flights, overnight cruise in Halong Bay, all accommodation, transfers, and more.

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  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
  • 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with flights
 
  • We had an absolutely amazing time, loved every minute The tour guides were REALLY good Barbara Andrews

Highlights

 

Venture to Vietnam to experience some of its most spectacular and scenic sights, from historic man-made monuments to breathtaking natural landscapes, on this 10 day Highlights of Vietnam tour with Halong Bay cruise.

Touch down in hectic Hanoi and get your first taste of the city’s buzzing energy. Be whisked to the famous island-dotted Halong Bay and board a traditional Vietnamese junk boat for an overnight cruise. Excursions between the limestone islands, hidden grottoes and concealed caves is on the cards for the following morning.

Take in the colonial heritage and French-style charm at Hoi An, and head south to Ho Chi Minh City. Meander through one of the city’s biggest markets at Ben Thanh and learn about the history and impact of the Vietnam War at the Cu Chi Tunnels site. 

Opt to extend the tour by adding on 4 nights in Nha Trang, one of Vietnam’s top coastal resort cities, for an end-of-trip beach break.

As seen on Webjet’s A Taste of Travel:

 
 

Day 1: New Zealand –airplane-takeoff– Hanoi

Depart New Zealand and fly into Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi. You will be met upon arrival and transferred to the hotel for check in. The remainder of the day can be spent at your leisure.

Please note – some flights may depart one day earlier. 

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L,D) cruise-icon                                                           

Step onto a coach this morning and travel to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Halong Bay. The bay is one of Vietnam’s most recognisable coastal landscapes and is the backdrop for tonight’s overnight cruise. Board a traditional Vietnamese junk boat and sail between the bay’s collection of limestone islands, caves and grottoes. 

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L) cruise-icon

Set an early alarm to wake up and partake in Tai chi on the junk’s top deck, or simply savour a cup of coffee or tea as you watch sunrise over the bay. This morning’s activity is an exploration of the nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast and then meet your driver at Halong jetty for the trip back to Hanoi.

Optional Tour: Halong Sea Plane – Be privy to a unique vantage point of Halong Bay by taking to the skies for a scenic seaplane tour of the area. This 25-minute trip takes in the stunning limestone island-dotted bay from a perspective usually only enjoyed by the birds. The seaplane sight-seeing experience departs after an early breakfast.

Optional tour: Hanoi Street food – Discover the streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter in the most delicious way possible: with a street food tour! This afternoon excursion departs upon your return to Vietnam’s capital and takes you through the Old Quarter’s maze of laneways and alleyways. Sample treats along the way, including stuffed pancake, banh mi, sticky rice balls and egg coffee. Dinner is included.   

Day 4: Hanoi – airplane-takeoff– Danang – Hoi An (B,L)

Enjoy a city tour of Hanoi this morning and count off the sights, including the Temple of Literature, the Ho Chi Minh complex and Tran Quoc Pagoda. Then catch a morning flight to Danang and be transferred to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Hoi An upon arrival. 

Day 5: Hoi An (B)

Today you are free at leisure to explore Hoi An, a World Heritage Site.

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): Golden Bridge – Travel to the foot of the Ba Na Hills and ride by cable car up to the Marseille station. It is a short walk to the Golden Bridge from the station. The newly-opened bridge has been designed to make its visitors feel as though they’re walking on clouds. Make sure your camera is charged for the incredible photo opportunities! Continue with a walk into le Jardin d’Amour. The whole garden is made up of 9 gardens, all telling different stories and designed in different styles. The last stop of the excursion is a visit to Linh Ung Pagoda to admire the 27-metre high Shakyamuni statue.

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): Hoi An Cooking Class – Take a bite out of the flavours of Vietnamese cuisine and learn what goes into creating typical Vietnamese dishes with this cooking class. A professional chef is on hand to offer tips, tricks and techniques. Finish the class by sampling your creations with your fellow cooks.  

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): A O Show is a sophisticated cultural show featuring talented. This show will bring you on a journey from the rural to the urban life of Vietnam via a series of sketches and acts involving Vietnamese traditional props.

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): Teh Dar Show – Join us a fantastic cultural Teh Dar Show and immerse in an interesting story of Vietnamese highlanders. Get ready to be amazed at the stunning acrobatic movements of the skilled artists and feel the spiritual life’s beauty through an exceptional background live music.

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour – Observe and try the local farming activities. Learn the process of planting vegetable such as raking the ground, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many others. A light meal will be served during the tour.

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): My Son Sanctuary & Thanh Ha Village – Depart the hotel for the 40km journey outside Hoi An. Arrive at My Son Sanctuary, a great sample of ancient Champa civilization situated in the southern region of Vietnam. Stand astounded by a great number of exquisite stone sculptures, temples and towers nestled in tropical jungle. There will also be a traditional music show that you can enjoy. Around late morning, we will journey back to Hoi An.

Day 6: Hoi An –airplane-takeoff Ho Chi Minh City (B,L)                                                               

Start your walking tour around Hoi An in the morning. Visit popular highlights including the Japanese Bridge, the Chinese Temple and Phung Hung Old House. In the afternoon, get transferred to Da Nang Airports for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): A O Show is a sophisticated cultural show featuring talented. This show will bring you on a journey from the rural to the urban life of Vietnam via a series of sketches and acts involving Vietnamese traditional props.

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): Teh Dar Show – Join us a fantastic cultural Teh Dar Show and immerse in an interesting story of Vietnamese highlanders. Get ready to be amazed at the stunning acrobatic movements of the skilled artists and feel the spiritual life’s beauty through an exceptional background live music.

Optional Tour (additional cost applies, refer fine print): Dinner on Saigon River Cruise Tour

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels (B,L)

After breakfast, head to Cu Chi Tunnels, a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers and booby traps used by both the Viet Minh and the Viet Cong during Vietnam-US war. The tunnel system had become legendary during the 1960s as a strategic military base and underground community life. In the afternoon, visit famous attractions of Ho Chi Minh City such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, War Remnant Museum and dive into the colorful Ben Thanh market, one of Ho Chi Minh’s liveliest areas. 

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh  (B)

Explore Ho Chi Minh at your own pace.

Optional Tour (at own expense): Travel to Ben Tre – Travel to Ben Tre to discover the ways of life of those living alongside the mighty Mekong Delta. Board a cruise on Ben Tre River and stop off at a brickwork to see how traditional bricks are made using printing and baking techniques. The next visit is to a coconut processing site and it is then onto a small local village and a family workshop to see how sleeping mats are made. Enjoy some fruits and tea here, too. Take a motor cart or cycle towards your lunch stop, passing by green rice paddies and vegetable fields along the way. Lunch is at a riverside restaurant and is followed by a boat journey to Hung Vuong pier for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City.  

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City –airplane-takeoff– New Zealand (B)

Sneak in some extra time discovering Ho Chi Minh City after breakfast before an afternoon transfer to the airport and the flight back to New Zealand.

Day 10: New Zealand 

Arrive home today.

 

Inclusions

 

Your package includes return international airfares, transfers, breakfast daily, in-depth sightseeing, overnight Halong Bay cruise, superior accommodation and more.

  • Return international flights; plus, all internal flights within Vietnam and all transfers
  • 8 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Overnight cruise in Halong Bay, including all meals while on-board
  • Delicious daily breakfast and some lunches
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation with an English speaking tour guide throughout

Highlights:

  • Explore the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels. Learn how these tunnels were created and used during the War
  • Immerse yourself in the ancient history of Hoi An
  • Relax on board a traditional Vietnamese Junk while cruising the UNESCO World Heritage Halong Bay in an overnight cruise
  • Enjoy a in depth city tour of Hanoi and its best sights including Tran Quoc Pagoda, West Lake, Ho Chi Minh’s complex and Ngoc Son Temple
 

Fine Print

 

How To Book:

  • Bookings essential
  • Once you have completed your online booking you will receive an Order Confirmation, which will include a link to complete our Travel Partners booking form. 
  • This booking form MUST be completed and submitted to our Travel Partner in order to confirm your booking. 
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Must book minimum 65 days prior to departure, whichever is earlier 
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

 Tour Excludes:

  • Visa – this will need to be applied and paid for by the recipient
  • Laundry and other items of a personal nature
  • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
  • Optional insurance coverage is available for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption
  • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tipping (not compulsory)

Payment Information:

  • Full payment is required at the time of booking.
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

 Single Supplement:  

10 Day Tour – $595 per person in addition to the twin share price

You will be contacted after submitting your booking form to pay this single supplement. 

Optional Tours:

  • Mekong Delta Full Day Private Tour $160 per person 
  • Hanoi Street Food Tour – $80 per person
  • Halong Seaplane Tour (25 mins) – $240 per person
  • Golden Bridge – $155 per person 
  • Hoi An Cooking Class – $95 per person 
  • Saigon Dinner Cruise – $111 per person 
  • AO Show – $95 per person
  • Teh Dar Show – $95 per person
  • Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour – $105 per person

You will be contacted after submitting your booking form to book any optional tours. 

Child: Same as adult prices.

Triple Share: Not available.

Group Size: 2-30 people 

Accommodation:

Ho Chi Minh City – Le Duy Grand Hotel or as similar
Hoi An – Coco River Resort & Spa or similar
Halong Bay Cruise – Oriental Sails or similar
Hanoi – Chalcedony Hotel or similar

If our Trade Partner has not made contact with you within 48 hours of making your booking, please email customerexperience@webjetexclusives.co.nz to follow up the status of your booking

Tipping: tips and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion (as a guide, approx. NZD $5-$10 per person, per day as per the industry standard). While not compulsory on your trip, tips can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. 

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

Departure Dates:

2019

4 March* 
18 March*
26 March*
2 April*
8 April*
16 April*
22 April*
30 April*
6 May
14 May
20 May
28 May
4 June
10 June
18 June
24 June
2 July
8 July
16 July
22 July
30 July
6 August
12 August 
20 August
26 August 
2 September
10 September
16 September
24 September
30 September
8 October* 
14 October*
22 October*
28 October*
4 November*
12 November*
18 November*
26 November*

*A $220 per person surcharge applies 

**A $435 per person surcharge applies 

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. True availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button

 

Flight Information

 

Airline: 

  • Return economy airfare with a full service carrier (Air New Zealand, Vietnam Airlines or China Southern Airlines).  
  • Including a minimum of 1 x checked bag up to 30kg per passenger.
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher.
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. Once we receive your form and your dates are available, your booking will be completed – no further changes will be possible.
  • The airfare remains non-refundable at all times.

 Flights:

  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopovers or a substitute airline. Such changes are beyond our control, as availability on flights can vary. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.

Arriving early/Extending your trip: $220 per person (subject to availability and applicable fare difference). If you wish to alter or extend your trip, please purchase your voucher first and submit a request on your booking form. We will then provide quotations for any alternations or extensions. Should you wish to proceed any additional charges will be collected. However if you are unhappy with the options a full refund of the voucher will be provided. This fee does not include accommodation. 

 

Travel Information

 

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international flights; plus, all internal flights within Vietnam and all transfers
  • 8 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast daily
  • Overnight cruise in Halong Bay, including all meals on-board
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • English speaking local guides throughout 
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