Spectacular views and historical insight await you on this 7-day adventure through Vietnam. Escape the stresses of everyday life on this enthralling trip to one of Southeast Asia’s most beloved destinations. From the luxurious northern highlands to the Mekong Delta countryside, Vietnam is dynamic and diverse in both landscape and lifestyle. With an entire week of enriching experiences, you will dabble in all things Vietnam from its renowned spice-infused cuisine to its history that is commemorated...
Hanoi – Introduction to Vietnam
When you land, you will be transferred to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of Hanoi. Once you arrive, you can unpack your belongings, settle into your room, and begin to get accustomed to the local lifestyle that is typical of Southeast Asia. Shortly after you have arrived, you will meet your knowledgeable food guide in the lobby and set off for a complete taste immersion of Hanoi. You will feel like a celebrity being whisked to trendy functions as you slip through the traffic in a limousine to the most admired restaurants in Hanoi.
Hanoi – Vietnam’s Countryside
Hanoi – Hanoi’s Historical Roots
Ha Long Bay – The Bay’s Breathtaking Seascape
Ha Long Bay – Visit Staggering Islands
Ho Chi Minh City – The Mekong Delta
Ho Chi Minh City – Departure
- Treat your taste buds to the delicate flavors of Vietnam’s frequently eaten dishes and awe-inspiring nuances of its award-winning cuisine
- Indulge in a tour of the immaculate landscape of Mai Chau to discover life as it is lived by ethnic hill tribes and the staggering environments that surround them
- Trace historical highlights through the ages of Vietnam’s past within the commemorated halls of Hanoi’s cultural landmarks, such as the Temple of Literature and the Vietnamese Women’s Museum
- Set off across the emerald seas of Ha Long Bay on a cruise liner with world-famous views to accompany you along the way
- Luxuriate on the sun-kissed shores of Ti Top Island before wallowing in the spectacles that distinguish Trong Cave
- Voyage across the Mekong Delta on a traditional, wooden barge that will be bound for the unspoiled countryside that surrounds Ho Chi Minh City
- Witness the city from a unique perspective as you are escorted within the comfort of a Vietnamese cyclo
A fascinating heritage that is steeped in cultural landmarks that adorn the cityscapes, culinary practices that have been inspired by countless years of tradition, and surreal landscapes that are cataloged for their remarkable diversity are just a few of the aspects that make Vietnam stand out as a premier travel destination. This intricately designed vacation, which you may customize further to suit your travel needs, will share much of the best of Vietnam in only one week, beginning among the bustle of Hanoi. Here, you will awaken your taste buds to both the subtleties and unique characteristics of Vietnamese cuisine. You will dabble in award-winning cuisine in addition to stepping behind-the-scenes to uncover the secrets of Vietnam’s globally renowned cuisine as you connect with the esteemed chefs behind many of the dishes.
Your tour will then continue beyond the borders of Hanoi, where the buildings give way to spectacular landscapes that feature golden rice terraces and sloping cliffs. You can wrap around the dramatic mountains toward an ethnic hill tribe, where brightly colored garments will catch your eye. Here, you will also share a family meal, which will prove to be the truest taste of tradition. Elevated by scenic waterfalls, the wilderness, and caves, Mai Chau will reveal its dynamic, environmental beauty as you tour its cherished destinations. You will then return to Hanoi to step into the past during a visit to hallmarked museums and mausoleums that have been dedicated to preserving the country’s history from antique relics of literature to symbols of women’s achievements through the ages.
Ha Long Bay, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of widespread beauty, is an absolute must-see while you are in the northern region of Vietnam. Famous for its massive collection of luscious foliage, Ha Long Bay has an overwhelmingly peaceful aura about it, and you will enjoy it from the comforts of a royal cruise liner. Fit with a delicious restaurant, spa center, and sun-kissed deck, the liner that you cruise the bay on will have you truly sitting in the lap of luxury. Islands with soft sand beaches will beckon you to sunbathe while grottoes beg you to explore them on kayaks.
Having retreated for a peaceful day out at sea, you will delight in a few more nights among the vibrant energy of Ho Chi Minh City. You will spend your evenings in style at a 5-star hotel that will be complete with views of the neon-lit city. You will then have an experience at the Mekong Delta, which is a hub of trade and local lifestyle that bridges the modern city with the rural countryside, serving as a gentle reminder that there is much to learn about the culture beyond the city limits. You will venture across the Mekong River on a traditional, wooden barge. You will pass by floating markets, where you will experience outstanding, local food. Your tour to Vietnam will deftly blend high-end experiences with an authentic look glimpse into Vietnam’s cultural traditions.
$1,633 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.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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