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Overview
Vietnam is, in a word, exotic; our tour reflects this nation of great variety and contrast, with incredible destinations and exhilarating activities along the way. Jump off the beaten trail and climb the mountainside tiered rice paddies, relax on a white sandy beach, sail the emerald waters of Halong Bay, rappel down sparkling waterfalls and navigate the crowded streets of Ho Chi Minh City. With over 90 million people and 36 million motorbikes, Vietnam is moving fast in more ways than one. Grab your backpack and tour this ever-evolving nation now! From the planning to the execution, let us maximize your Vietnam vacation on our amazing 19-day Group Backpacking Vietnam Holiday.
What to Expect
Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi

Stop At: Hanoi, Hanoi
Hanoi is the capital and second largest city in Vietnam. With heavily french-influenced architecture, Hanoi is a major city with 4 million people, but still has a small town feel inside the “old quarters.” Don’t forget about their famous 30 cent street beers - Bia Hoi, please!

Guests will be arriving throughout the day with a group orientation once everyone has checked in.
Included Experiences: Orientation Meeting with your group leader and an Introduction to Vietnamese Cuisine.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 2: Hanoi

Stop At: Hanoi, Hanoi
Spend the day in Hanoi exploring various temples and visit a war prison before heading on an overnight bus to Sa Pa.
Included Experiences: City & War Prison Tour, Hanoi Temple of Literature, and Temple on the Lake Hoan Kiem visit.
Optional Experience: Visit the Snake Village ($25 USD)
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 3: Sa-Pa

Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
This little gem in the north mountains of Vietnam will leave you speechless. Don’t forget your camera for this one as every inch of this place is a National Geographic front cover contender.

Walking tour around Sa Pa to gain a better understanding of the Vietnamese culture and visit a local market.
Included Experiences: A walking to
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Guest House

Day 4: Sapa

Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
Set out on the first day of the two day rice field trek. This will be an adventure like no other with stunning views along the way. We will be staying overnight in Ta Van Hill Tribe Village.
Included Experience: Beginning of 2-day rice field trek
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hut

Day 5: Sapa

Stop At: Sapa, Sapa, Lao Cai Province
Today is our final day of the rice field trek so let's make the fresh air and full body workout count! We'll be taking an evening bus bus back to Hanoi for a good night's rest before getting a morning bus to Halong Bay.
Included Experience: End of 2-day rice field trek
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Guest House

Day 6: Halong Bay

Stop At: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province
This stunning UNESCO World Heritage site is made up of pristine emerald waters, 1,900 limestone peaks & offers some of the most amazing backdrops this planet has to offer! We will explore this majestic area for 3 days, with one night spent on one of the islands and the other spent aboard a boat.

We arrive into Halong Bay early morning where we will then hop straight on to a booze cruise and explore Halong Bay on a Kayak. Could today get any better?
Included Experiences: Booze Cruise and Kayaking
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Sleeper Boat

Day 7: Halong Bay

Stop At: Halong Bay, Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province
We spend the day exploring Freedom Island with our new best mates, playing in the ocean and relaxing on the beach.
Included Experience: Trip to Freedom Island
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Hanoi

Stop At: Hanoi, Hanoi
Head back to Hanoi and enjoy a free day to shop till you drop before an epic evening meal with the group and a night out at the various bars and clubs
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 9: Hoi An

Stop At: Hoi An, Hoi An, Quang Nam Province
Hoi An is a quaint little town that gives a feeling of how Vietnam must have many, many years ago. With two beaches just a short bike ride away, the ancient quarters to wander around, 15 cent beers at the restaurant next door, an amazing free breakfast buffet, and a pool right in our hotel, this place just might be your favourite.

Wake up bright and early in Hanoi for a traditional Vietnamese breakfast before we take a flight to Hoi An. Once we arrive, enjoy a free day of exploring this quaint town.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel


Day 10: Hoi An

Stop At: Hội An, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam
Today is yours to do as you please. Relax by the pool and/or take a short bike ride to the nearby beaches. There's plenty to do and lots to see, so be sure to make the most of this free time!
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 11: Hoi An

Stop At: Hoi An, Hoi An, Quang Nam Province
Today is your final day to explore Hoi An before we take an overnight sleeper bus to Nha Trang.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Sleeper Bus

Day 12: Nha Trang

Stop At: Nha Trang, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province
With beautiful beaches, buzzing nightlife and plenty of activities to choose from, Nha Trang is a hot spot for all travellers.

Who's up for a spa day? Today we're heading out on a day trip to the mud spa baths to get our relax and purification on in prep for tonight. We'll be turnin' up at the bars in Nha Trang with soft skin and calm within, LBW Style!
Included Experiences: a relaxing trip to the Mud Spa Bath
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 13: Nha Trang

Stop At: Nha Trang, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Province
Free day to enjoy a calm beach day or head on the cable car across to Vin Pearl Island where there is a world class waterpark, amusement park and aquarium.
Optional Experiences: Cable Car to Vin Pearl Island ($27 USD)
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 14: Da Lat

Stop At: Da Lat, Da Lat, Lam Dong Province
You’ll think you’ve landed yourself in the French Alps when you get to Dalat! It’s a favourite vacation spot for many locals, and a nice relaxing break from the heat down by the beach.

Wake up bright and early for our morning bus departure to Dalat. Once we check in we're up and out again to explore this mountainous town.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 15: Da Lat

Stop At: Da Lat, Da Lat, Lam Dong Province
Pens and paper at the ready as today we're ticking canyoning and abseiling off our bucketlist. Prepare for a full, adventurous day of memory making!
Included Experiences: Canyoning and Abseiling Trip.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 16: Da Lat

Stop At: Da Lat, Da Lat, Lam Dong Province
Time to chillax to the max and take a free day to do as you please before our overnight sleeper bus to Ho Chi Minh
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 17: Ho Chi Minh

Stop At: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh, formerly known as Saigon, is the last stop on our epic adventure; with 7.5 million inhabitants, this city is booming!

Experience a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels
Included Experiences: Just outside the city we explore the Cu Chi tunnels where people lived underground during the Vietnam War.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 18: Ho Chi Minh

Stop At: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
We will visit the War Remnants Museum and spend the afternoon exploring/shopping for last minute items before the Final group dinner and night out.
Included Experiences: War Remnants Museum visit.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel

Day 19: Ho Chi Minh

Stop At: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
Guests depart throughout the day to head home or on to your next adventure!
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hanoi, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
Duration
19 days
Return Details
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Inclusions
  • Accommodation included: 17 nights
  • Adventure: Tons or excursions are included in your trip along with optional add-ons!
  • Guides: You’ll have guides that are there to make sure you have the time of your life!
  • Accommodation: We have picked fun, safe & reliable choices for our travellers!
  • Transport: Transportation from each destination.
  • Trip Mates: The best part of your trip will be the new friends you’re surrounded by.
Exclusions
  • Shopping
  • Food & Alcohol
  • Travel Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Transportation to personal excursions and/or any extra activities which are not included in the tour
  • Optional Activities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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