Encounter Vietnam’s breathtaking natural beauty, abiding tradition, and profoundly hospitable people on this comprehensive 15-day small group journey. Get acquainted with French-accented Hanoi during a three-night stay, touring historic sites and sampling local cuisine. On a full-day Ha Long Bay excursion, explore this stunning waterscape by boat. Spending three nights in a beachfront hotel in Da Nang, tour the acclaimed Cham Museum and Hoi An’s charming Old Town, a UNESCO site. Enjoy a cooking lesson and see a farming settlement’s daily life. In Hue, explore the vast Imperial Citadel, take a cyclo ride, and cruise on the Perfume River. Then experience river life with two nights in the storied Mekong Delta, journeying by boat to a floating market and exploring by sampan. A three-night stay in vibrant Saigon with touring and independent exploration concludes the journey.
Optional post-tour: 5-day/3-night Angkor Wat and Phnom Penh.