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Travelmarvel

A Taste of Vietnam

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Trip Code: VTMR11
11 Days
21 Meals
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • 8 nights in premium accommodation
  • Two-night Ha Long Bay cruise on Bhaya Cruises' Classic Junk
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and local guides
  • 10 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu in Hanoi
  • Explore Hanoi’s Old Quarter on a rickshaw ride
  • Learn to cook Vietnamese cuisine in Hoi An
  • Relax at the Pilgrimage Village in Hue

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Disruptions to itinerary may occur
  • All prices include airport transfers and tipping
  • Flights must arrive in Hanoi by 4pm
  • Prices are for land, cruise and flights within Vietnam as specified. International flights not included
Asia Map VTMR11 2021-22
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a special Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu, where you will contribute to the culinary training of at-risk and disadvantaged youth.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay at the Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi, located only a short stroll from the Old Quarter and near Hanoi’s major highlights, bars and restaurants.


On arrival in Hanoi, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Hanoi’s immense lakes and splashes of greenery, where you can sit and watch the world go by, offer a respite from its busy streets. Enjoy your first Insider Experience this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi

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  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Take an afternoon rickshaw ride through the bustling streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.


Take in the iconic sights of Hanoi on a guided sightseeing tour, including historic Ba Dinh Square and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. If you’re lucky, you may have the opportunity to witness the ceremonious changing of the guard outside the mausoleum. In the afternoon, an Insider Experience awaits.

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  • Breakfast
Vendor selling flowers through the streets of Hanoi

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Board your Bhaya Cruises junk for an incredible two-night cruise on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay.


After breakfast, travel to Ha Long to board your ship and begin your Insider Experience. Set off cruising and explore the mysterious Trinh Nu Cave.

Stay: Two Nights, Ha Long Bay, Bhaya Cruises’ Classic Junk

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast there’s a whole host of exciting activities planned! First, enjoy kayaking at Ba Ham Lake followed by lunch. Afterwards, enjoy a sightseeing trip to Cua Van Floating Culture Centre. Back on board this evening, savour a delicious dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Sung Sot Cave, the 10,000 square metre cave threaded by a 500-metre paved passageway. Also known as Surprise Cave, every twist and turn within its depths reveals something new. Dock back at Ha Long and transfer to Hanoi airport. From here you’ll fly to Da Nang and transfer onwards to Hoi An and your hotel.

Stay: Three Nights, Almanity Hoi An Wellness Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Ho Long Bay rock islands in water, Veitnam

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Discover the art of cooking Vietnamese cuisine with the Morning Glory Cooking School. Hosted by Trinh Diem Vy, the owner of several successful restaurants in town, or one of her esteemed protégées, prepare a selection of delicious signature dishes and sample your efforts at lunch.


Start your day with an immersive Insider Experience. For dinner, perhaps choose from one of the select dining experiences for a truly authentic insight into Vietnamese culture.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

The day is yours to discover more of Hoi An. Perhaps learn the methods of rice cultivation or choose to visit to the Golden Bridge at Ba Nah hills.

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Relax at lakeside Pilgrimage Village amid tranquil gardens and views of the countryside.


See the white sand and turquoise lagoon of Lang Co Beach before you traverse Hai Van Pass on the way to Hue. On arrival, visit the Imperial City. Once the capital of Vietnam in 1802, this ancient city still boasts the glories of Imperial Vietnam through its buildings.

Stay: Hue, Pilgrimage Village

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy dinner at The Chopsticks Saigon.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Unwind at the stylish Fusion Suites Saigon.


Board your included flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Spend time exploring at your leisure. Perhaps take a history tour; a shopping tour; or explore the city on a guided tour.

Stay: Two Nights, Ho Chi Minh City, Fusion Suites Saigon

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Ho Chi Minh City skyline at night, Vietnam

Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, built by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the Vietnam War. The tunnels were used as hiding spots during combat and also served as communication and supply routes, hospitals and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters. Return to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

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  • Breakfast

Your adventure ends after breakfast today with a transfer to the airport for your flight.

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  • Breakfast

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