VIETNAM ON A SHOESTRING
Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
From chaotic Ho Chi Minh City to charming Hoi An, the imperial capital of Hue, vibrant Hanoi, and the stunning natural beauty of Ha Long Bay, this trip has something for everyone. Journey up the coast in this jam-packed introduction to the country’s highlights and nightlife with other travellers, your own age.
Fulltime students, teachers, and anyone under 30 save 10%
Ho Chi Minh City | Nha Trang | Da Nang | Hoi An | Hué | Hanoi | Ha Long Bay
• G Adventures for Good: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch, Hoi An
• street food crawl (Hoi An)
• Ha Long Bay boat trip with lunch
• orientation walk around Hanoi's Old Quarter
• all transport between destinations and to/from included activities
• 8 nights of shared simple hotels and hostels, three nights on board sleeper trains
• 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches
• guide throughout
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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City/Nha Trang
Free day to explore. Overnight train to Nha Trang.
Day 3: Nha Trang
Arrive in Nha Trang in the morning with plenty of time to explore local shops and markets, relax on the beach or visit nearby historical sites.
Day 4: Nha Trang/Da Nang
Free time in Nha Trang. Overnight train to Hoi An.
Day 5: Da Nang/Hoi An
Enjoy a noodle-making demonstration and local lunch at the G Adventures-supported Oodles of Noodles Project before free time in the afternoon. Go on an evening street food crawl with the group and CEO to get to know more about the delicious local specialties. Opt to take a cooking class, cycle to the beach, visit a tailor, or explore the old town.
Day 6: Hoi An
Enjoy free time; opt to take a cooking class, cycle to the beach, visit a tailor, or explore the old town.
Day 7: Hoi An/Huế
Continue the journey north to the city of Hue. Opt to visit the Royal Citadel and tombs, take a Perfume River cruise or tour the countryside by motorbike.
Day 8: Huế/Hanoi
Free time in Hue. Overnight train to Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi/Ha Long
Visit Halong Bay for a seafood lunch cruise and cave visit.
Day 10: Ha Long/Hanoi
Get to know Hanoi with an orientation walk through the Old Quarter. Opt to see Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature, and the Hoa Lo Prison, or shop in the Old Quarter.
Day 11: Hanoi
Free time to continue exploring Hanoi.
Day 12: Hanoi
Depart at any time.
Trip operated by G Adventures.
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