Landing in Hanoi, we’ll meet you at the airport and take you to your accommodation in the heart of the old town. Meet up with your travel crew and get excited for the adventures to come.
We’ll jump straight into the hustle and bustle of Hanoi today with a walking and rickshaw tour of the city. Soak in daily life in the chaotic capital and fill up on spicy spring rolls and tasty street food. This evening we’ll be heading out for dinner and drinks to see what Hanoi has to offer after dark.
From Hanoi we’ll travel to Ha Long Bay, where we’ll cruise the emerald green waters surrounded by limestone mountains, feeling like we’re not quite on this planet. The secret caves and coves will prove too much to resist, so we’ll jump into kayaks to explore further before settling down for the evening on our overnight boat complete with hot tub and bar.
The rice paddies and vast limestone mountains of Ninh Binh await us today, where we’ll be staying at a local homestay in traditional bungalows right by the river.
Heading out to explore the countryside retreat of Ninh Binh, we’ll take to two wheels to weave through the rice paddies before taking a local row boat through the network of rivers and caves. We’ll finish our time here with a sunset hike to the Dragon Mountain viewpoint, before boarding our overnight train bound for Hoi An.
Beautiful, historical Hoi An will win you over in an instant as we arrive this morning. We’ll check in to our hotel, then this afternoon you’ll have time to explore, go shopping, or perhaps visit a local tailor to get a custom suit or dress made.
Local fishermen will be our guides today as we weave through coconut groves, teaching
us the art of crab fishing. We’ll then take part in a hands on cooking class to become masters of all things Vietnamese cuisine.
This morning we’ll learn how to make lanterns. We’ll then hop on bicycles for a short ride to the beach for a chilled day at a beach club. We’ll have dinner and drinks by the sea!
Taking to the skies, we’ll head south to the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh. The rest of the day will be yours to explore as you wish.
Today we’ll explore the incredibly lush green beauty of the Mekong Delta. See how locals live and work on the river, visit local villages, and stay tonight in a local homestay.
The Cu Chi Tunnels are on the agenda for today. This network of hand dug underground tunnels played a crucial role in the Vietnam War, providing supply routes, hideouts and living quarters for soldiers. Arriving back into Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon, we’ll be dressing sharp for our farewell dinner and party this evening.
Your unforgettable 12 day adventure will come to an end today. Those flying home will make their way to the airport, or keep living the dream and extend your stay in Vietnam or South East Asia with our help and the new friends you’ve made.