Vietnam Organised Trips

Cu Chi Tunnels from Ho Chi Minh City

Discover a fascinating and immense network of underground tunnels and passages on this half day tour from Ho Chi Minh City. These tunnels date back to the Vietnam War and were built to hide Viet Cong soldiers from US soldiers, with space for up to 10,000 people. They are an important reminder of the difficulty endured by the Vietnamese people and their resilience in the face of it.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £43 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport

Transport details:

Coach

Other information:

Departs daily

Halong Bay Cruise from Hanoi

Halong Bay off Vietnam’s north coast is a World Heritage Area of Natural Beauty, locally known as ‘Dragon Descending to the Sea’. Make your way over from Hanoi by boat, and set off on a breathtaking four-hour cruise of the bay. You’ll see fantastic limestone islets dotting the emerald waters, many containing superb natural grottos such as Dau Go and Thien Cung. An overnight cruise option is also available, and if you’re ready to splash out, book a two-night cruise on board the luxury Au Co ship to travel in style. Call or visit us in store for more information.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £138 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes lunch and transfers.

Other information:

Departs daily

Hanoi by Night with Water Puppet Show

Spend an hour being guided through the streets of Old Hanoi on a cyclo once the sun has gone down before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show at the Thang Long Theatre. This fascinating art form dates back to rural festivals in North Vietnam during the 11th Century, and is performed in a pool of water by a group of puppeteers. Enjoy a post-show dinner at a local Vietnamese restaurant.

Duration:

4 hours

Price: Private price from £61 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Tour guide, puppet show tickets, dinner. Excludes: Any extra food or drinks throughout the evening.

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Departs daily

Hanoi City Tour

Enjoy a tour of Vietnam's buzzing capital and you'll see the huge granite mausoleum of former leader Ho Chi Minh, whose body remains embalmed on display and receives thousands of visitors every day. The beautiful One Pillar Pagoda is nearby; it’s one of Vietnam’s most important temples, built in the 11th Century and rising up out of the water like a lotus on just a single pillar. The tour ends with a visit to the Temple of Literature, built in 1076 as the original university in Vietnam.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £23 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport. Excludes: Food and drink.

Transport details:

Car or van

Other information:

Departs daily. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed Mon and Fri and Oct to Nov.

Hanoi Old Quarter Cyclo Tour

You’ll never forget this unique tour of Hanoi on a cyclo – a cross between a bicycle and a hand cart. Your half-day tour begins with visits to Hoan Kiem Lake, the iconic Ngoc Son Temple and the landmark Hanoi Opera House. From here it’s a short ride to the Old Quarter; this was once a thriving centre for craftsmen and is now a picturesque area with shops, restaurants and a wonderful sense of history.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £32 per person
Transport details:

Cyclo

Other information:

Departs daily

Ho Chi Minh City Tour (Half Day)

A tour of the country’s largest city (formerly Saigon) is the perfect opportunity to get a taste of Vietnam’s rich history and energetic everyday life. Visit Cho Lon, the Chinatown of Ho Chi Minh City’s and one of the oldest parts of the city; haggle with locals at the famous Cho Lon Market. The beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda is worth a visit, and take a look in the Museum of Vietnamese History to see numerous artefacts which provide an insight into Vietnam’s past, including bronze and stone sculptures.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £22 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport. Excludes: Food and drink.

Transport details:

Coach

Other information:

Departs daily. The History Museum is closed on Mondays so on this day you will visit the War Museum instead.

Hoi An & Danang Tour (Full Day)

A good way to see both these neighbouring cities is this full-day tour. You’ll start by visiting Hoi An in the morning before going for lunch at a local restaurant in Danang. From there, enjoy the Museum of Cham Sculpture near the Han River before relaxing on golden Non Nuoc Beach. The Marble Mountains are a stone’s throw away, and you'll go inside them to discover fascinating temples, altars and sacred sites before heading back to Hoi An.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £57 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Lunch and transport.

Transport details:

Car or van

Other information:

Departs daily

Hoi An Cooking Class

Discover the secrets of mouthwatering Vietnamese cuisine on this half-day cooking class at the Red Bridge Cooking School. Your first stop will be Hoi An's buzzing market – meet the market traders and pick up some of the ingredients that will be used later in the class. Board the Red Bridge boat for a sedate river cruise to the cookery school. On arrival explore the herb and vegetable garden before beginning your two-hour lesson. You'll be able to sit down at the end and eat what you've created.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Group price from £64 per person, Private price on request
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transfer, market visit, cooking class and lunch or dinner.

Other information:

Departs daily. Private option available on request (extra cost).

Hoi An Walking Tour (Half Day)

A leisurely walking tour is the perfect way to explore this historic and enchanting riverside city. Hoi An was a successful port with its peak during the 18th Century, considered by merchants at the time as the best trading spot in South-East Asia. It has been superbly preserved, with Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese-style architecture and a beautiful network of canals. Head to the vibrant market and see the 400-year-old Japanese Bridge that historically linked the Chinese and Japanese communities.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £35 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport. Excludes: Food and drink.

Transport details:

Car or van

Health & Fitness:

Not suitable for people with walking difficulties.

Other information:

Departs daily

Hue City Tour (Full Day)

Depart from Hoi An for this full-day tour of Hué, Vietnam’s historic former imperial capital. After arriving you’ll board a traditional dragon boat and cruise down the romantic Perfume River to visit one of Hué's most celebrated religious buildings – Thien Mu Pagoda. Head for lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the elaborate mausoleums of Emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh, plus the spectacular Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £125 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Lunch and transport.

Transport details:

Car or van, followed by a boat.

Other information:

Departs daily

Mekong Delta

Take a journey from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, a prosperous town nestled in the Mekong Delta and famed for its lush orchards and panoramas of never-ending rice fields. Board a cruiser for a ride on the Mekong River, stopping en route to visit an orchard on an island. Visit the beautiful Vinh Trang Pagoda, which is set in tranquil gardens, before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.

Duration:

Full day

Price: Private price from £72 per person
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Lunch and transport.

What to take:

Cover up in temples, pagodas and religious sites.

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Departs daily

My Son Half Day Tour

Depart from Hoi An and journey southwest to My Son Sanctuary, the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom. This spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site has dozens of red brick towers and temples, dating from between the 7th and 13th Centuries and dotted in a lush green valley. You'll then return to Hoi An.

Duration:

Half day

Price: Private price from £47 per person
Other information:

Departs daily