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Vietnam: Noodles & Nightlife
- Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: Ho Chi Minh City
- Explore the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City
- Relax on golden beaches
- Discover Hue's citadels and pagodas
- Float through magical Halong Bay
- Explore the magnificent caves of Phong Nha
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City
Arrive at any time and welcome to the pulsing Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon. For your first night out, wander with your CEO and group through Pham Ngu Lao Street that’s popping with many bars and backpackers.
Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang
Feel the pulse of Vietnam’s biggest city on a guided orientation walk, with free time after to double back to your favourite spots. Shop 'til your heart's content, immerse yourself in local culture, or just wander the streets to take in the city's unique vibe. Tonight, catch up on sleep on an overnight train to Nha Trang.
Day 3 Nha Trang
Welcome to the eastern sea. Take this morning to explore local shops and markets, rejuvenate in a therapeutic mud bath, relax on the beach, or visit nearby historical sites before an evening street food crawl.
Day 4 Nha Trang to Da Nang
There’s more free time to explore Nha Trang today, so soak it all in. Then, hop on an overnight train to continue to Hoi An, stopping first in Da Nang for a short transfer.
Day 5 Da Nang to Hoi An
Start today with an orientation walk of the city before spending free time in the afternoon. Dig even deeper and choose between a cooking class, cycling to the beach, visiting a tailor, or exploring old town. Tonight's the night for your big night out, grab a drink on our tab and reminisce about your favourite adventures so far.
Day 6 Hoi An
Noodles might be fun to eat, but they’re even more fun to make. Find out how during a visit to G Adventures supported Oodles of Noodles. The rest of the day is yours, so see what you can discover. Choose to visit the ancient ruins of My Son, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or cruise down the Thu Bon River.
Day 7 Hoi An to Huế
Head north to the Imperial City of Huế. There’s lots to do here, with options to visit the indestructible Royal Citadel and tombs, cruise along Perfume River, or jump on a motorbike and ride around like the local people.
Day 8 Huế to Phong Nha
Your second day in Huế comes with more free time to enjoy the city. In the afternoon, travel through Vietnam's stunning countryside to the green rocky mountains of Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park.
Day 9 Phong Nha to Hanoi
Today, opt to head underground to explore the awe-inspiring caves of Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, where the oldest karst mountains and longest cave in Asia are found. Then it’s an overnight train to Hanoi.
Day 10 Hanoi to Ha Long
After arriving in Hanoi, the bustling capital of Vietnam, take a private bus to the iconic Halong Bay for a seafood lunch cruise and cave exploring.
Day 11 Ha Long to Hanoi
Feel like you've gone back in time with an orientation walk through Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Then stop for a drink at Bia Hoi Corner, a spot that serves bia hoi, a local beer made of rice and wheat costing a mere $0.25USD per glass!
Day 12 Hanoi
Your adventure ends today; depart at any time.
Departs:Frequent departures Nov 2020 - Jan 2022.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- 2 nights simple hotels, 6 nights hostels & 3 nights sleeper trains
- Journey by train, air-conditioned bus, walking & boat
- 9 breakfasts & 2 lunches
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