Best of Vietnam

Best of Vietnam

10 days
Per Person

Melbourne / Brisbane / Perth / Sydney / Adelaide

High season surcharge of $200/person applies for departures in May, September & October. Sydney, Melbourne *(Perth & Brisbane)

10 Days / 8 Nights - Hanoi, Halong, Danang, Hoi An, Saigon

Activities / Highlights

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Today you will behold the revered Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, which is said to be the most important site in all of Vietnam. It is inside the Mausoleum that Ho Chi Minh’s body is preserved and displayed, and where many Vietnamese come to pay their respects.

One Pillar Pagoda

Visit the beautiful One Pillar Pagoda – an historic Buddhist temple built in 1049 by Emperor Ly Thai Tong. The wooden pagoda was erected on a single stone pillar in the middle of a lotus pond, inspired by a lotus flower that appeared in the emperor’s dreams.

Temple of Literature

Discover the magnificent Temple of Literature, the first national University in Vietnam. The temple was established in 1070 in dedication to Confucius, sages and scholars and is featured on the back of the 100,000 Vietnamese dong banknote.

Rickshaw Old Quarter

Embark on a rickshaw ride around Hanoi’s old quarter and appreciate the local lifestyles as you wind through Hanoi’s streets. Here you will appreciate the aging French colonial architecture and well-preserved shop houses. You will continue past many of Hanoi’s main attractions, appreciating the majestic Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi Opera House, Ba Dinh Square and the Bach Ma temple.

Halong Bay Boat Trip

Take a boat trip to explore one of the world’s great natural wonders, cruising past thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junks and sampans gliding along the emerald waters of the bay create a picturesque scene that blends with the sky. You will also have the opportunity to visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs.

Halong Bay Food Tour

Embark on a city food tour to sample tasty local delicacies. On the Halong Bay food tour you will be guided to the best places in Halong Bay to sample delicious fresh, local and exotic delicacies. 

Mekong Delta

Cu Chi Tunnels

You will have a half day visiting Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250km from Saigon to the Cambodian border and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centres and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction and give visitors a feel for what life was like during the Vietnam War.

Travel Map

Terms & Conditions

Tour tipping $80/person is applicable 
$350/person surcharge departure from: *Perth, *Brisbane 
Voucher is for one person based on double occupancy 
Service charge of $350/person applies for cancellation and modification after the vouchers are redeemed 
Single supplement of $400 is payable upon booking for single travellers 
Promotion tour is non-refundable after SNA issues air ticket 
Tour will be confirmed after voucher has been redeemed 
Return date change will incur charge of $200/person before the air ticket has been issued and is subject to airline availability 
No child discount on special deal 
We suggest passengers are covered by travel, medical, health and other types of insurance. These cannot be obtained in Vietnam 
Rooms are subject to availability. If a desired hotel is not available, we will book an alternate and inform you about the supplement/reduction 
All currencies are in AUD Dollars unless stated otherwise
International roundtrip airfare 
All domestic and international transfers 
Round trip transfer to and from airport 
Private coach with air conditioning 
English Speaking Guide 
• 3 nights in Hanoi: Flower Garden Hotel or similar 
• 1 night Halong Bay: Halong Paradise Hotel or similar 
• 2 nights in Hoi An: Hoi An Garden Palace or similar
• 2 nights in Saigon: Eden Saigon Hotel or similar
2 internal flights: Hanoi – Danang, Danang – Saigon 
Meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 2 dinners
Tour tipping $80/person is applicable
A Vietnam Visa must be applied and paid for by 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 cancellations
Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above.