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Essential VietnamVietnam

7 day tour
from £1,589 per adult
Flights & Tax Included
  • Hanoi
  • Hue
  • Hoi An
  • Ho Chi Minh City
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Essential Vietnam
I'm enquiring about:
Essential Vietnam

Essential Vietnam

The best way to experience Vietnam is on a multi centre tour visiting the Northern, Central and Southern areas of the country. All of our tours are on a private basis, tailor-made to suit your own requirements and include the highlights you wish to see. If you‘re short of time our Essential Vietnam tour takes in the main highlights of Vietnam in just 7 days, giving you a taster of this fascinating country. After a week of touring we recommend extending your stay with a beach extension in Vietnam of Thailand.

Call us for a tailor-made quote on your preferred destinations, hotels and dates.


Day 1
Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2
Day 2
HANOI - Sightseeing
Today is a full day exploring Hanoi. Visit the imposing marble Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, his wooden stilt house and One Pillar Pagoda. Stops will also be made at the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake and the Ngoc Son Temple.

This afternoon enjoy a cyclo tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, learn about traditional Vietnamese architecture and visit an ancient Vietnamese longhouse.

Overnight in Hanoi [B].
Day 3
Fly to Hue, the former Imperial Capital of Vietnam. Upon arrival, visit the spectacular Imperial Citadel and Dong Ba Market.

This afternoon, visit the mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and Thien Mu Pagoda, before enjoying a relaxing cruise along the Perfume River.

Overnight in Hue [B].
Day 4
Drive along the coast, via mountain passes to the World Heritage Site of Hoi An. Upon arrival, visit one of Hoi An’s famous lantern workshops and learn how to make one before setting out on a walking tour to explore the town’s highlights, including the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge. Take a boat trip on the Thu Bon River.

The rest of your day is free to relax or further explore.

Overnight in Hoi An [B]
Day 5
Transfer to Danang to catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City [B]
Day 6
HO CHI MINH CITY - Sightseeing
This morning visit the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels – a labyrinth of narrow tunnels used as hideouts during the American war.

This afternoon return to Ho Chi Minh City for a city tour visiting the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Chinatown and the busy Binh Tay Market.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City [B]
Day 7
Today is free until your transfer to the beach to stay 5 nights in Evason Ana Mandara.
Accommodation: Evason Ana Mandara and Six Senses Spa

Whats Included

7 day tour
from £1,589 per adult
Price includes flights
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Private Transfers
  • Guide
Price Includes
  • International and domestic flights in economy class
  • Deluxe Class Hotel accommodation in shared twin/double room with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking guide 
  • Vietnam Visa Approval Processing Fee 
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle unless stated otherwise
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Daily drinking water  
Price Notes

This price is based on Deluxe Class accommodation. Contact us for information on hotel upgrades. 

The price is based on 2 people on a private tour during low season. Please contact us for prices for alternative number of travellers. 

Tour Route Map

  1.   Hanoi
  2.   Hue
  3.   Hoi An
  4.   Ho Chi Minh City
Evason Ana Mandara and Six Senses Spa
Evason Ana Mandara and Six Senses Spa
Nha Trang, Vietnam
Enjoys an enviable beachfront location within easy stroll of the bars and restaurants of Nha Trang. With a Six Senses Spa and professionally managed kids club, it's popular with both couples and families.

How To Book

How do I talk to a specialist in Vietnam holidays?

We are happy to give you a call back to discuss your holiday at a convenient time for you or we welcome you to come to our office in central London to discuss your holiday in detail.

Why use our specialist service?

Our destination experts provide a personalised service to tailormake your dream holiday. Within our experienced team we have visited most of the properties we feature and will be able to give you expertise and specialist knowledge from our first hand experience. You will be offered a direct telephone number, so you are able to speak to the same specialist from the time you pick up the phone until your documents are sent out.

Do I have to travel on certain dates and only do the itineraries suggested?

No, we tailormake all our holidays and subject to availability you will be able to travel on any date. The itineraries and holidays on our website are for inspiration and are suggestions only, you can change any aspect according to your personal requirements and available spend.

How far in advance should I book my holiday?

Many customers are under the illusion that booking late secures the best prices. This is often not the case and it is advisable to book early especially if travelling in peak seasons such as Christmas, Easter or school holidays. Many hotels and airlines actually offer special “Early Booking Offers” so you are able to secure the best price early on.

I don’t know what board basis to book. Can I eat out locally, should I consider All Inclusive?

It's always a difficult decision to make before you travel. Call one of our destination experts, who will be happy to advise you on local restaurants and prices you can expect to pay in resort.

What can I do when I get there?

There are many excursions, activities and highlights that are not to be missed out on, whilst in the country. Please contact our experts for advise on whether to prebook these before travel.

What financial protection do you offer?

When booking through Western and Oriental, if your flight is delayed or cancelled due to bad weather or you have a problem in resort it is our responsibility you are taken care of. We offer a 24 hour emergency number to assist with any issues you may have in resort and all of our flight inclusive holidays are financially protected through ATOL bonding for your protection.