12-day Vietnam Intro Tour

Fun and adventure in breathtaking environments

Experience our amazing nine day Vietnam Intro trip with the added bonus of more time in Ho Chi Minh City, an Overnight Mekong Delta Experience and a visit to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels.

Vietnam Intro is the most amazing way to experience Vietnam! You’ll discover crazy Hanoi, experience the stunning Ha Long Bay, stay on your own private island, go sea kayaking, crab fishing with traditional fisherman, soak up fascinating local culture, learn to cook delicious Vietnamese food, relax on beautiful beaches, party the night away and much more.

Experience the awesome Vietnam Intro 9-day trip plus 3 more amazing days in Southern Vietnam. Discover the secret underground world created during the Vietnam War known as the Cu Chi tunnels. Explore the vast maze of rivers and lush green rice fields of the famous Mekong Delta and visit a traditional local village.

You’ll have an awesome Group Leader with you from the moment you step off the plane, an instant group of friends to share your adventure with and help with all your onward travel. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

Duration:      12 days / 11 nights

Starts:          Hanoi

Finishes:      Ho Chi Minh City

Booking Conditions

Age Restriction: 18

Fitness Requirement: Normal

What's included

  • Airport Pickup
  • 11 Nights Accommodation
  • All Activities
  • All Transport
  • Western Group Leader & Local Guides
  • Help With Onward Travel

What To Bring

  • Passport
  • Visa (if required)
  • Vietnam Intro Arrival Info Page
  • Travel Insurance Documents
  • Camera & Charger
  • Sunglasses & Sunscreen
  • Flip Flops / Sandals
  • Trainers / Walking Shoes
  • Swimwear & Towel


Day 1 : Arrive and meet the Group
We'll pick you up from the airport and take you to the Hostel in Hanoi. You'll then have plenty of time to recover from your flight, chill out and meet everyone in your group.
Meals :None

Day 2 : Hanoi City Tour
Discover what makes the chaotic capital of Vietnam so special with a Walking and Rickshaw Tour of the city. Experience the bustling streets, fascinating culture and delicious street food. We’ll then head out for dinner and experience some of Hanoi’s best nightlife!
Meals :Breakfast

Day 3 : Ha Long Bay Overnight Boat
We’ll depart early for our amazing 3 Day / 2 Night Boat trip to the stunning natural wonder of Ha Long Bay. We’ll cruise on beautiful emerald green waters on our traditional Vietnamese ‘junk’ boat through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest. We’ll go explore Ha Long Bay by kayak then spend the night on the boat under the stars.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 : Ha Long Bay Private Island Stay
Continue soaking up the natural beauty of Ha Long Bay throughout the day before arriving at our own private island! Chill out in a hammock, play some beach volleyball or just relax on the beach and work on your tan.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 : Ha Long Bay & Ninh Binh Homestay
We’ll arrive back from Ha Long Bay mid-morning and then head south to the beautiful countryside of Ninh Binh, a landscape of endless rice paddies and epic limestone mountains. Check in to our unique and amazing local homestay and watch the sunset whilst relaxing in our private riverside bungalows for the evening.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 : Ninh Binh & Overnight Train
Today we explore the best of the amazing Ninh Binh. We’ll take a bike ride through the countryside before boarding a local row boat and cruising a network of rivers and caves. After some lunch we’ll tackle the iconic 450 steps of the Dragon Mountain Viewpoint for sunset. We’ll then freshen up before boarding the overnight train south to Hoi An.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 7 : Arrive in Hoi An
We’ll arrive early morning in Da Nang before taking a short bus ride to Hoi An, one of the most beautiful and fascinating towns in Vietnam. You’ll have time in the afternoon to chill out, do some shopping or even get some clothes made. We then head out and experience some of Hoi An’s amazing nightlife!
Meals :None

Day 8 : Hoi An, Basket Boat Tour with Crab Fishing and Cooking Class
Be guided through coconut groves by traditional fishermen while you try your hand at some crab fishing. We’ll then learn the secrets of preparing delicious Vietnamese food with a traditional cooking class.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9 : Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
After a quick transfer back to Da Nang we catch a short flight to the southern city of Ho Chi Minh City and arrive early afternoon.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 10 : Mekong Delta
We’ll explore the incredibly lush green beauty of the Mekong Delta by traditional canoe, see how the locals live, visit local villages and experience daily life on the Mekong. We then stay overnight in the Delta.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 11 : Cu Chi Tunnels
Today we’ll explore more of the Mekong before making our way to the Cu Chi Tunnels, an amazing network of underground tunnels used as supply routes, hideouts and living quarters by guerilla fighters during the Vietnam War, a fascinating and eye-opening experience. We’ll arrive back to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon before heading out for our farewell dinner and party!
Meals :Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 : Check Out and Onward Travel Help
Your amazing 12-day adventure comes to an end. You can either check out and make your way back home, stay on longer in Vietnam or continue your travels with our help and the new friends you’ve made!
Meals :Breakfast



Jan 4, 11, 21, 28

Feb 26

Mar 4, 10, 15, 22, 27, 31 

April 7, 14, 20, 27

May 2, 8, 15, 20, 25

June 2, 7, 13, 20, 26

July 1, 7, 13, 19, 24, 31

Aug 5, 12, 18, 22, 30

Sep 4, 10, 16, 22, 28

Oct 4, 10, 16, 20, 27

Nov 2, 7, 13, 18, 25

Dec 1, 6, 11

Optional Excursions

Optional Activities (Available to sign up on tour with your guide)

  • Scenic Tour / Sightseeing
  • River Cruises
  • Kayaking

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