Old town Hoi An in Vietnam after sunset

Cultural Explorer & Private Adventure Tour of Vietnam

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Vietnam

Places Visited

Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

The variety of culture in Vietnam is endless. On this custom tailored tour you will find the treasured histories of ancient civilizations and the breathtaking landscapes of the natural countryside. From intricate wartime tunnel complexes to delicate temple reliefs, and from tremendous views of the sapphire shores to the serene atmosphere of temple courtyards, you will step through time and space, experience perseverant traditions, and witness the ever-evolving cities of Vietnam. This is your own...

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Trip Highlights

  • Experience the depths at which a wartime tunnel system can wind beneath the ground at the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Indulge in the celebrated scenery of Ha Long Bay on a day cruise around the exotic karsts
  • Discover the thick walls and opulent tombs of the historic emperors in Hue
  • Witness the exceptional intricacies of the Hindu temples in the ancient Cham complex of My Son
  • Visit the tremendous Cham Museum that houses the largest collection of artifacts from the Champa Empire
  • Taste the cultural cuisine that is unique to Vietnam with a visit to Com Nieu Sai Gon in Ho Chi Minh City

Detailed Description

The adventure of a lifetime will bring you to the tremendous diversity of Vietnam. You will find the beauty of vibrant markets and the elegance of historic empires on this 10-day tour meant to give you a taste of all that the country has to offer. From the impressive Hai Van Pass that stretches along the central coastline to the tranquil shores of Hoan Kiem Lake in the center of Hanoi, no matter where you look you will find the adventurous and the elegant, the energetic and the beautiful. During your time in the cities and shores, villages and kingdoms you will find splendor.

Your adventure begins with you arrival in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. The city is filled with both modern comforts and tradition, both the ancient and the contemporary. After your arrival you can spend the day relaxing in your hotel or venturing onward to explore the edges of the city’s splendor. The following day you will have a private tour that will take you along Hanoi’s grand sites, from the temples to the markets. You will spend a full day on the water of Ha Long Bay to experience the caves and karsts that make the 1,000 square miles of islands so special.

From Hanoi you will come to Hue, the old capital of the Nguyen Dynasty. The city maintains its imperial elegance in the citadel and the legacies of the emperors’ tombs. Once in Hoi An you will stroll through the charming streets that are lined with Chinese paper lanterns to see the mixture of culture displayed in the historic architecture. Outside of the city is Danang, home to the Cham Museum and the towering Marble Mountains. Spend some time on the powder sands of China Beach before returning to Hoi An for the night.

The following day you will tour through My Son, an ancient temple complex of the Champa Empire that dates back over 1,500 years. Transfer to Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. Tour through the French Colonial architecture, including the post office that was designed by Gustav Eiffel. At the Cu Chi Tunnels you can explore the depths of the network and the strength of the enterprise. On your final day in Ho Chi Minh City you will be taken to the airport where you will board your flight home. 

Zicasso offers a variety of Vietnam luxury tours. Also see the section for reviews of travel agents for Vietnam.

Starting Price

$1,795 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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