Visit Vietnam in one fascinating trip: the cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, and the monolithic islands of Halong Bay.
You'll enjoy Insider moments like...rolling up your sleeves and joining local farmers in the vegetable fields surrounding Tra Que village, and meeting the family at Ngoc Son Garden House, as they share its royal history over local delicacies.
Board your overnight flight to Asia (not included).
11 nights' accommodations, 11 buffet breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners.
|Depart Date||Return Date||Price||Discount||Availability||Price|
|15 Sep 17||27 Sep 17||$3,025pp||Call 1-877-622-9109|
|29 Sep 17||11 Oct 17||$3,025pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|13 Oct 17||25 Oct 17||$3,025pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|17 Nov 17||29 Nov 17||$3,025pp||Request Quote Book Now|
|8 Dec 17||20 Dec 17||$3,025pp||Call 1-877-622-9109|
|15 Dec 17||27 Dec 17||$3,025pp||Request Quote Book Now|
Solo Travelers: These dates offer a discounted single supplement rate.
Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.
Single Room Supplement: from $760.
Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.
All inter-trip air related charges in economy class for Hanoi to Hue and Danang to Ho Chi Minh City are included in the Land Only price shown.
Visas are generally required for Vietnam, please call for details.
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U.S. citizens traveling to Vietnam must have a current passport that is valid for six months beyond the conclusion of their trip. You can find information on how to apply for a passport here, and how to renew a passport here. Travelers visiting Vietnam will also need an entry visa. We will send you application forms to complete to obtain your visa prior to departure. Visa costs and entry requirements can change at any time. Please visit travel.state.gov to learn more.
The currency in Vietnam is the Dong. We recommend bringing a few cards on your trip as well as some cash. You can obtain cash in the local currency at ATMs. It is important that you inform your financial institutions of your travel plans before you leave home so they don’t flag your purchases as potentially fraudulent charges.
One of the most enjoyable parts of traveling is sampling the local food, and Southeast Asia is known for its delicious cuisines. On your trip you’ll discover lightly prepared dishes including noodles, rice, vegetables, and seafood flavored with a variety of herbs and spices.
We suggest bringing comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that can be layered for your trip. Sturdy walking shoes are important for sightseeing excursions; a hat, lightweight jacket, and shawl or scarf might also come in handy. Keep in mind that your shoulders and knees should be covered while visiting religious sites. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.
Tipping in Vietnam is not required or expected, but always appreciated. It is appropriate to leave some coins or round up your bill at bars and restaurants.
At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend the equivalent of $4 per person/per day for your driver and $6 per person/per day for your Travel Director. Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is the equivalent of 1-2 dollars per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit. A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.
Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.
You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions. All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers. In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group.
If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.
We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.
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