Journeys Within: Backstage Pass To Vietnam

Beautiful and complex, the Grand Dame of South East Asia is an exotic and beguiling mix of culture, cuisine and charm. A wonderful overload of the senses, this remarkable journey takes you behind the scenes of a country that has transformed itself since the end of colonial rule and the brutal upheavals of the American War.

Beginning amongst the colourful bustle of Saigon, your adventure starts with a motorbike ride through the backstreets of the city, where intimate stories and traditional music comes by way of a local family of musicians. After exploring the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels and the backwaters of the Mekong Delta you then fly on to the beautiful town of Hoi An and the stunning archaeological remains of My Son.

Journeying north the historic city of Hue awaits next, before you enter the serene setting of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Following an epic cave adventure amongst the jungle landscapes you then head for Hanoi, to enjoy some truly exceptional cultural experiences amongst the villages of the north. The climax of the journey then sees you travelling to Halong Bay by seaplane, where a private junk awaits to take you on a relaxing cruise.

Highlights:

  • Discover Saigon and Hue by motorbike
  • Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels and the archaeological remains of My Son
  • Enjoy the traditions and hospitality of local families
  • Experience the caves and jungles of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
  • Explore Hanoi’s backstreets and cruise through the waters of Halong Bay

Tour Includes:

  • Domestic flights Can Tho - Danang / Dong Hai - Saigon - Hanoi
  • Boat tickets as specified above
  • Accommodation as specified above
  • Air-conditioned car/van with driver
  • Licensed English speaking guides
  • Tours and admission fees as mentioned above
  • Meals as specified in itinerary, including water

*Please note the prices shown are per person and based on two persons sharing a twin or double room

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