Vietnam

Exotic Vietnam: 12-Day Luxury Small Group Tour

Discover the best of exotic Vietnam on a 12-day luxury, small-group tour (max. 12 travellers) – including return international full service flights ex Australia. Lose yourself in the colourful and bustling cities of Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh and enjoy the natural beauty of the Mekong Delta and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay on board traditional junk boats. Includes 11 nights of luxury five-star accommodation, international and all internal flights, daily breakfasts and a large selection of lunch and dinner experiences, an authentic cooking class, private airport transfers, all transportation, expert local guides, insider experiences and so much more.

travel Options


12 Days
TWIN SHARE
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  • 11 nights of five-star luxury accommodation including the riverside La Residence Hue, Meliá Hanoi in the heart of the city and the newly-opened Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa
  • Return international full service flights ex Australia (valid for departure from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane – surcharge applies to alternative airports), plus all domestic flights within Vietnam
  • Daily breakfasts, eight lunches and five dinners including authentic local cuisine like Pho and bun cha
  • An overnight feature stay on board a traditional junk boat in the spectacular Ha Long Bay
  • An overnight cruise on the Mekong Delta, including an excursion on a traditional sampan to Cai Rang floating market
  • A cruise on the Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb
  • A traditional cooking class in Hoi An, where you will learn the secrets of traditional Vietnamese cuisine using the freshest ingredients
  • Visits to Vietnam’s top attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hoi An Old Town and Củ Chi tunnels and a cyclo tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Private airport transfers and air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • The services of expert local, English-speaking guides
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
12 Days
SINGLE TRAVELLER
Sold out
  • 11 nights of five-star luxury accommodation including the riverside La Residence Hue, Meliá Hanoi in the heart of the city and the newly-opened Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa
  • Return international full service flights ex Australia (valid for departure from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane – surcharge applies to alternative airports), plus all domestic flights within Vietnam
  • Daily breakfasts, eight lunches and five dinners including authentic local cuisine like Pho and bun cha
  • An overnight feature stay on board a traditional junk boat in the spectacular Ha Long Bay
  • An overnight cruise on the Mekong Delta, including an excursion on a traditional sampan to Cai Rang floating market
  • A cruise on the Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb
  • A traditional cooking class in Hoi An, where you will learn the secrets of traditional Vietnamese cuisine using the freshest ingredients
  • Visits to Vietnam’s top attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hoi An Old Town and Củ Chi tunnels and a cyclo tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Private airport transfers and air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • The services of expert local, English-speaking guides
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
12 Days
VIP UPGRADE - TWIN SHARE
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  • Upgrade to Business Class international flights
  • Upgrade to more luxurious room types throughout
  • 11 nights of five-star luxury accommodation including the riverside La Residence Hue, Meliá Hanoi in the heart of the city and the newly-opened Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa
  • Return international full service flights ex Australia (valid for departure from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane – surcharge applies to alternative airports), plus all domestic flights within Vietnam
  • Daily breakfasts, eight lunches and five dinners including authentic local cuisine like Pho and bun cha
  • An overnight feature stay on board a traditional junk boat in the spectacular Ha Long Bay
  • An overnight cruise on the Mekong Delta, including an excursion on a traditional sampan to Cai Rang floating market
  • A cruise on the Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb
  • A traditional cooking class in Hoi An, where you will learn the secrets of traditional Vietnamese cuisine using the freshest ingredients
  • Visits to Vietnam’s top attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hoi An Old Town and Củ Chi tunnels and a cyclo tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Private airport transfers and air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • The services of expert local, English-speaking guides
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
12 Days
VIP UPGRADE - SINGLE TRAVELLER
Sold out
  • Upgrade to Business Class international flights
  • Upgrade to more luxurious room types throughout
  • 11 nights of five-star luxury accommodation including the riverside La Residence Hue, Meliá Hanoi in the heart of the city and the newly-opened Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa
  • Return international full service flights ex Australia (valid for departure from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane – surcharge applies to alternative airports), plus all domestic flights within Vietnam
  • Daily breakfasts, eight lunches and five dinners including authentic local cuisine like Pho and bun cha
  • An overnight feature stay on board a traditional junk boat in the spectacular Ha Long Bay
  • An overnight cruise on the Mekong Delta, including an excursion on a traditional sampan to Cai Rang floating market
  • A cruise on the Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb
  • A traditional cooking class in Hoi An, where you will learn the secrets of traditional Vietnamese cuisine using the freshest ingredients
  • Visits to Vietnam’s top attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hoi An Old Town and Củ Chi tunnels and a cyclo tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Private airport transfers and air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • The services of expert local, English-speaking guides
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees

Discover Vietnam’s emerald waters, ancient towns, delicious cuisine and diverse culture during 12 unforgettable days visiting Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City and overnight feature stays in Ha Long Bay and the Mekong Delta. Visit the most incredible sites this stunning country has to offer, all while staying in five-star luxury.

The Experiences – Ancient sites, bustling cities and exquisite natural beauty

Lose yourself in bustling cities rich in history such as Hanoi, the country’s French-inspired capital, the ancient trade port of Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City with its countless prominent sites and historic Hue.

Discover Vietnam's capital Hanoi with its colonial-style architecture, palaces and pagodas, and enjoy a tour of the Old Quarter on a three-wheel cyclo.

Hoi An, with its Ancient Town which dates back to the 15th century, is where you'll discover the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine with a hands-on cooking class using the freshest ingredients.

Delve into Vietnam's history in Ho Chi Minh City, visiting the Reunification Palace, the War Remnants Museum and the Cu Chi Tunnels with its underground network of living areas, hospitals and weapon factories. Rub shoulders with the locals as you dine on Vietnam's most iconic dish, phở.

Vietnam is also renowned for its spectacular natural beauty with some of the best views which can be admired from the water. Soak up the exquisite vistas of Ha Long Bay with its emerald-green waters and lush, rainforest-capped islands on board a traditional junk boat before taking a dip in the waters and exploring the local caves.

Enjoy an overnight cruise on the Mekong Delta waterways, where daily life plays out along the banks and immerse yourself in local culture with a visit to the Cai Rang floating market aboard a traditional sampan, surrounded by local villages, fruit orchards and rice fields.

Your Accommodation – From colonial-style luxury in the bustling city to a traditional junk boat on serene waters

Relax in five-star luxury after busy days of exploring with stays at the Meliá Hanoi in the heart of the city, La Residence, a luxury boutique riverside hotel in Hue, the colonial-style Grand Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City and Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa, Hoi An's newest five-star address.

The colonial-style Grand Hotel Saigon in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City dates back to 1930 and boasts views over historical streets and the Saigon River, and comes complete with a day spa, swimming pool surrounded by lush greenery and a rooftop bar - the perfect spot for a sunset cocktail.

The newly-opened Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa offers all-suite luxury with a swimming pool, spa and fitness center, pool bar and fine dining restuarant, all just 200 metres from the signature Japanese Bridge.

Enjoy the stunning views from your balcony as you cruise through the beautiful Ha Long Bay onboard the Paradise Elegance. Complete with a piano bar, day spa and wellness centre, this sleek and modern ship fuses contemporary styling with Vietnamese design concepts, creating the perfect overnight experience.

Your Package Includes:

  • Return international full service flights ex Australia (valid for departures from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane – surcharge applies to alternative airports), plus all internal flights within Vietnam .
  • 11 nights of five-star luxury accommodation including the riverside La Residence Hue, Melia Hanoi and the newly opened Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa.
  • An overnight feature stay on board a traditional junk boat in the spectacular Ha Long Bay .
  • An overnight cruise on the Mekong Delta, including an excursion on a traditional sampan to Cai Rang floating market .
  • Daily breakfasts, eight lunches and five dinners including authentic local cuisine like Pho and bun cha.
  • A cruise on the Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb.
  • A traditional cooking class in Hoi An, where you will learn the secrets of traditional Vietnamese cuisine using the freshest ingredients.
  • Visits to Vietnam’s top attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hoi An Old Town and Củ Chi tunnels and a cyclo tour of Hanoi's Old Quarter.
  • Private airport transfers and air-conditioned transportation throughout.
  • The services of expert local, English-speaking guides.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees.

VIP Upgrade

Treat yourself to VIP luxury** **on your tour for a truly unforgettable escape. The indulgence begins as soon as you take a seat in the Business Class section on your international flight, and continues as you check in to upgraded hotel rooms during your entire tour, before returning to Australia, again in Business Class style.

The '7 day change of mind guarantee' does not apply for Tour bookings. Due to the high demand and limited departures any cancellation / refund requests must be made within 48 hours of purchase. Otherwise, the standard Luxury Escapes Refund Policy applies.

After you have made your booking, please follow the instructions on your confirmation email and ensure you complete your traveller information details within 48 hours.

Valid for select departure dates:

8 September 2018 - SOLD OUT

13 October 2018 - SOLD OUT

19 November 2018 - SOLD OUT

5 December 2018 - SOLD OUT

11 February 2019 - SOLD OUT

2 March 2019 - NEW DATE ADDED

6 March 2019 - SOLD OUT

16 March 2019 - SOLD OUT

25 March 2019 - NEW DATE ADDED - LIMITED AVAILABILITY

3 April 2019 - SOLD OUT

20 April 2019 - LIMITED AVAILABILITY

8 May 2019 - SOLD OUT

20 May 2019 - NEW DATE ADDED

Flights: Return international full service flights with Vietnam Airlines from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane are included with your package. A surcharge of AU$300 per person will apply for departures from any other city and needs to be paid before tickets can be arranged. A surcharge of AU$250 per person will apply for any changes to the arrival or departure date.

Instant Booking: To secure your dates at purchase, click 'Instant Booking' and select your preferred package. Once your preferred package is selected you'll click through to 'Choose Your Dates of Travel' and will be able to enter in your preferred tour commencement date.

Twin-Share Package: The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 18 years or older (based on twin share). If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES, otherwise, an additional single traveller surcharge will apply. Single travellers will get their own room throughout the tour.

Guests must be aged 18 years or older. If you wish to travel with children, please enquire about a private tour.

VIP upgrade includes business class upgrades on international flights only.

Maximum tour capacity is 12 people, minimum tour capacity is two people.

Tour includes accommodation at the following hotels:

Hanoi - Melia - Deluxe Room

Halong Bay - Paradise Elegance Cruise - Deluxe Balcony

Hue - La Residence – Superior Room

Hoi An - Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa – Junior Suite

Saigon - Grand Saigon - Premium Deluxe (city view)

Mekong - Mekong Eyes - Standard cabin

VIP upgrade includes accommmodation at the following hotels:

Hanoi - Melia - Premium Deluxe

Ha Long Bay - Paradise Elegance Cruise - Elegance Suite Cabin

Hue - La Residence - Superior River View

Hoi An - Allegro Hoi An Little Luxury Hotel & Spa - Little Suite

Saigon - Grand Saigon Hotel – Senior Room

Accommodation is subject to availability and may be substituted for a hotel of a similar standard.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults.

Please ensure you take a suitable overnight bag with you for boat excursions. The rest of your luggage can be left in storage at the hotels in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh.

Baggage Restrictions: Please note internal flights have a weight restriction of 20kg of checked in luggage and 5kg of carry-on luggage per person.

Please note, disability access is limited during the tour, please consider this when making your booking.

Packages do not include visa fees, travel insurance, additional activities and upgrades and anything else not listed in the itinerary.

Travel insurance is compulsory. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.

Tipping and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion (as a guide, approx. US$10-15 per person, per day is the industry standard).

Strictly no refunds for this package for amendments and change of date.

Arrival and departure transfers are only available on the first and last day of the tour. Any arrivals and departures outside of these days will need to make their own arrangements to/from the airport.

Travellers should have a good level of physical fitness and mobility and must be able to negotiate uneven surfaces, climb stairs and board boats.

Travellers are advised to check with their local health professional at least 45 days prior to departure, as some vaccinations require 30 days or more to be effective. Proof of vaccination is not usually required unless you are coming from an infected area.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change.

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.

Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.

Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this package.

Package cannot be split.

Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas.

A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa.

The value and comparative savings have been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.

Occasionally our itineraries are updated prior to departure to incorporate improvements stemming from past travellers’ feedback as well as updates from our ground operators. Please note that while we operate successful tours in this region throughout the year, some changes may be necessary due to inclement weather and common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route. The order and timing of included activities may also vary from time to time.

All activities and services are subject to availability.

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