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Vietnam Panorama

  • Duration
    18 days
  • Tour Type
    Group Tour
  • Tour Style
    Classic
  • Price From
    £3,190pp
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This all-encompassing tour not only showcases Vietnam's highlights but fully absorbs you in the rich history and culture too. Spend more time interacting with locals and visiting lesser-known places alongside the usual highlights.

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 16 , Lunches: 15 , Dinners: 16
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    16 nights in 3+/4 star accommodation
  • Visa Included
    Visa fees for UK passport holders
  • Cruise
    Halong Bay Cruise
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 28
  • Physical Rating 1Learn More
    X A reasonable level of fitness is required and you should expect to be on your feet for much of the day. You’ll be getting on and off coaches, trains or boats and walking around the sights, often including steps, plus occasional longer walks. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Highlights

Our Vietnam Panorama tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

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Tour Itinerary

This tour is ideal for those who have an extensive period of time and who are interested in visiting the main cities and scenic spots of Vietnam. This tour journeys much of the itinerary by road which allows you to see the spectacular and colourful countryside of Vietnam. Travelling by road for extensive periods of time adds to the off the beaten track feel of this itinerary.

  • Days 1-2
    FLY TO SAIGON
    DAYS 1-2 FLY TO SAIGON

    Fly overnight to Saigon, Vietnam's most evocative and largest city. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

    • Dinner
  • Day 3
    CU CHI TUNNELS
    DAY 3 CU CHI TUNNELS

    Contemplate the horrors of guerrilla warfare at the astonishing Cu Chi Tunnels before returning to Saigon. Seamlessly blending past and present, Saigon is the city that is driving Vietnam towards a brighter future. See Notre Dame Cathedral and visit the Central Post Office, both legacies of a colonial past. Spend time at the Reunification Palace and the chilling War Remnants Museum.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4
    MEKONG DELTA CRUISE
    DAY 4 MEKONG DELTA CRUISE

    Pop down to Ben Tre to take a cruise through the Mekong Delta. This area is known as the 'Rice Basket of Vietnam' – paddle through the maze of palm-lined canals and enjoy a typical Mekong lunch. Travel to Can Tho for an overnight stay.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5
    FLOATING MARKETS
    DAY 5 FLOATING MARKETS

    Visit the Cai Rang floating market to see the goods on sale and learn how vermicelli rice noodles are made. Return to Saigon.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6
    DALAT HILL STATION
    DAY 6 DALAT HILL STATION

    Head up into the cooler climate and picturesque scenery of the highlands to the colonial town of Dalat, stopping at Bao Loc tea plantation en route. This afternoon is free to enjoy locally grown coffee and the picturesque views.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7
    DALAT'S LOCAL STEAM TRAIN
    DAY 7 DALAT'S LOCAL STEAM TRAIN

    Visit the Domaine de Marie Church, the Flower Gardens and an embroidery workshop before boarding an open-air train to journey out through the fantastic scenery to Trai Mat village. End the day with a local coffee by Xuan Huong lake.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8
    COASTAL NHA TRANG
    DAY 8 COASTAL NHA TRANG

    We wind our way down from the highlands and along the coast to Nha Trang, Vietnam's beach capital. Take to the turquoise waters for a cruise around the bay's many islands with a stop off at one to enjoy a swim in the balmy waters.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9
    QUI NHON
    DAY 9 QUI NHON

    Wander Dam market before visiting the Po Nagar Cham Towers and continue on to the city of Qui Nhon.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10
    SON MY AND HOI AN
    DAY 10 SON MY AND HOI AN

    The Son My area saw one of the most horrific crimes of the Vietnam War – the My Lai massacre. Visit the memorial placed in honour of the victims. Continue to Hoi An.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11
    EXPLORE HOI AN ON FOOT
    DAY 11 EXPLORE HOI AN ON FOOT

    Take a morning walking tour of charming Hoi An – a wonderfully laidback and wilfully traditional town that has managed to retain the charms of a bygone era. Visit a lovely oldstyle house, the Japanese Bridge, a Chinese temple and the market. Stop en route to visit Reaching Out, a social enterprise craft workshop, and watch the artisans at work.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 12
    ROYAL TOMB OF MINH MANG
    DAY 12 ROYAL TOMB OF MINH MANG

    Take the scenic route to Hue over the Hai Van Pass. The epitome of Vietnam's dynastic past, Hue is a dignified and scholarly city. Visit the Royal Tomb of Minh Mang.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 13
    HUE'S IMPERIAL CITADEL
    DAY 13 HUE'S IMPERIAL CITADEL

    Take a drive to the imposing Imperial Citadel to explore. Cruise along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda after visiting the charming An Hien Garden House.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 14
    OLD QUARTER CYCLO TOUR
    DAY 14 OLD QUARTER CYCLO TOUR

    Exuding a wonderfully exotic aura, Hanoi is the perfect combination of old Asia and new. Fly here to admire the collections of the Fine Arts Museum and take a cyclo through the atmospheric tangle of streets that make up the Old Quarter. Later enjoy a Vietnamese coffee at a café overlooking Hoan Kiem Lake.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 15
    DISCOVER HANOI
    DAY 15 DISCOVER HANOI

    Explore the Ho Chi Minh Quarter, visiting the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed at certain times of year), the Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Days 16-17
    HALONG BAY
    DAYS 16-17 HALONG BAY

    Spend the day aboard your comfortable cruise ship sailing through the awe-inspiring beauty of Halong Bay. You'll even explore one of the bay's many caves. A fresh seafood meal is included during your voyage. Spend a night onboard before returning to Hanoi the next day. On your last evening, attend The Quintessence of Tonkin show, a spectacular open-air performance celebrating the rich history of northern Vietnam.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 18
    FLY HANOI TO UK
    DAY 18 FLY HANOI TO UK

    Fly to the UK, arriving home the same or following day.

    • Breakfast

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

  • Nights 3
    Muong Thanh Saigon Centre
    Muong Thanh Saigon Centre
    Muong Thanh Saigon Centre Hotel is situated in District 1. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and have a private bathroom fitted with a bath or shower. For your comfort, you will find bath robes, slippers and a hairdryer. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar, indoor swimming pool and free WiFi.
  • Night 1
    Kim Tho Hotel
    1 Ngo Gia Tu, Can Tho, Vietnam
    Kim Tho Hotel
    Located in the heart of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, the Kim Tho is a smart hotel with river and city views. The restaurant serves Vietnamese and western food, and has a coffee shop and bar, as well as free Wi-Fi in public areas. Spacious rooms have air-conditioning, seating area, mini bar, television and an en suite bathroom with bath tub.
    • Wi-Fi
  • Night 1
    Seagull hotel
    Seagull hotel
    A modern edifice right on Quy Nhon’s beachfront, the Seagull is a four-star hotel. It’s 107 rooms are simple and comfortable, complete with balcony with sea or city views. Private bathrooms offer all of the modern amenities. With easy access to the beach, the hotel also has a swimming pool and gym along with relaxing spa facilities.
  • Nights 2
    Emm Hoi An
    Emm Hoi An
    This light, bright and stylish hotel, perfectly located for all of Hoi An’s attractions, perfectly combines French colonial and Vietnamese architectural elements. 92 innovatively-designed guest rooms are spacious and have views over the pool, gardens or street – little pops of colour make each room bright and airy. The ensuite bathroom has a shower, and there are little extra touches such as bathrobes to enjoy. The hotel's facilities include a contemporary bar and restaurant, while there is a large swimming pool and lush, tropical gardens to explore.
  • Nights 2
    EMM Hotel
    15 Ly Thuong Kiet, Vinh Ninh, Hue
    EMM Hotel
    Well-located in Hue' s city centre, the Emm Hotel is a contemporary, comfortable hotel. It has gardens and a swimming pool and 2 restaurant options, serving authentic Hue dishes, Vietnamese food and international fare too. Bedrooms have large windows (some also have balconies), a bathroom with shower, television, minibar and kettle. You are also provided with slipper and a bathrobe.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Restaurant
  • Nights 3
    Thien Thai Hotel Hanoi
    45 P. Nguyen Truong To, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Set in a charming French colonial building, Thien Thai is a boutique hotel on a quiet side street near the Old Quarter. Its internal decor reflects its French heritage, re-designed with a contemporary aesthetic. The hotel offers a restaurant and bar, along with a relaxing wellness centre with sauna, gym and whirlpool bath.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Restaurant
    • Bar
  • EMM Hotel
    15 Ly Thuong Kiet, Vinh Ninh, Hue
    EMM Hotel
    Well-located in Hue' s city centre, the Emm Hotel is a contemporary, comfortable hotel. It has gardens and a swimming pool and 2 restaurant options, serving authentic Hue dishes, Vietnamese food and international fare too. Bedrooms have large windows (some also have balconies), a bathroom with shower, television, minibar and kettle. You are also provided with slipper and a bathrobe.
    • Wi-Fi
    • Restaurant
  • Emeraude Classic Cruises
    No T7 Villa, Tuan Chau Marina, Tuan Chau, Halong, Quang Ninh, Vietnam
    Emeraude Classic Cruises
    A replica paddle steamer that oozes a nostalgic charm of bygone Indochina, the Emeraude brings a timeless elegance to the waters of Halong Bay. With classical brass fixtures and warm, characterful cabins, the ship serves up fusion cuisine in its restaurant, a range of drinks at the bar and offers relaxation on the sun deck. There is also a spa, Tai Chi and cooking classes and Wi-Fi. Whilst some cabins have a private balcony, all have air-conditioning and an en suite bathroom with shower.
    • Wi-Fi
  • La Sapinette Hotel
    1 Phan Chu Trinh, 9, Tp. ?à L?t, Lam ??ng, Vietnam
    La Sapinette Hotel
    Located near the centre Dalat’s famous Liang Biang Plateau, and a short drive from the central market. The accommodation combines a first class traditional French Art Nouveau design with a modern convention centre. The 91 rooms have all got a fully equipped mini bar, cable TV, full bathroom amenities and complimentary daily bottled water. The hotel offers guests a fully equipped Gym, Sauna and Steam Bath as well as a Spa and Soothing Massage centre.
    • Wi-Fi

The best time to visit Vietnam as a whole is the spring (March and April) and autumn (September to December).

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 16°c
  • 27mm
  • Hanoi
  • 16°c
  • 19mm
  • Hoi An
  • 22°c
  • 92mm
  • Hue
  • 21°c
  • 145mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 27°c
  • 0mm
  • Saigon
  • 26°c
  • 14mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 17°c
  • 31mm
  • Hanoi
  • 17°c
  • 26mm
  • Hoi An
  • 23°c
  • 32mm
  • Hue
  • 22°c
  • 45mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 28°c
  • 0mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 4mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 20°c
  • 43mm
  • Hanoi
  • 20°c
  • 44mm
  • Hoi An
  • 24°c
  • 30mm
  • Hue
  • 24°c
  • 59mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 29°c
  • 2mm
  • Saigon
  • 29°c
  • 10mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 24°c
  • 91mm
  • Hanoi
  • 24°c
  • 90mm
  • Hoi An
  • 26°c
  • 34mm
  • Hue
  • 27°c
  • 68mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 30°c
  • 5mm
  • Saigon
  • 30°c
  • 50mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 28°c
  • 168mm
  • Hanoi
  • 28°c
  • 188mm
  • Hoi An
  • 28°c
  • 56mm
  • Hue
  • 29°c
  • 122mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 30°c
  • 54mm
  • Saigon
  • 30°c
  • 218mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 28°c
  • 244mm
  • Hanoi
  • 29°c
  • 240mm
  • Hoi An
  • 29°c
  • 99mm
  • Hue
  • 30°c
  • 87mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 29°c
  • 83mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 312mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 29°c
  • 267mm
  • Hanoi
  • 30°c
  • 288mm
  • Hoi An
  • 30°c
  • 90mm
  • Hue
  • 30°c
  • 66mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 28°c
  • 82mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 294mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 28°c
  • 312mm
  • Hanoi
  • 29°c
  • 318mm
  • Hoi An
  • 29°c
  • 104mm
  • Hue
  • 30°c
  • 194mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 28°c
  • 91mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 270mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 28°c
  • 206mm
  • Hanoi
  • 28°c
  • 265mm
  • Hoi An
  • 28°c
  • 297mm
  • Hue
  • 28°c
  • 509mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 28°c
  • 82mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 327mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 25°c
  • 119mm
  • Hanoi
  • 25°c
  • 131mm
  • Hoi An
  • 26°c
  • 526mm
  • Hue
  • 26°c
  • 898mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 28°c
  • 117mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 267mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 21°c
  • 55mm
  • Hanoi
  • 22°c
  • 43mm
  • Hoi An
  • 24°c
  • 363mm
  • Hue
  • 24°c
  • 682mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 28°c
  • 31mm
  • Saigon
  • 27°c
  • 116mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Halong Bay
  • 18°c
  • 24mm
  • Hanoi
  • 19°c
  • 23mm
  • Hoi An
  • 23°c
  • 206mm
  • Hue
  • 21°c
  • 350mm
  • Mekong Delta
  • 27°c
  • 4mm
  • Saigon
  • 26°c
  • 48mm
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Places Visited: UK - Saigon (3N) - Mekong Delta (1N) - Dalat (2N) - Nha Trang (1N) - Qui Nhon (1N) - Hoi An (2N) - Hue (2N) - Hanoi (3N) - Halong Bay (1N) - UK

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In addition to being for solos only these departures feature smaller group sizes, free airport lounge access and complimentary cocktails on arrival.

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