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Vietnam Uncovered 2018/19 (13 Days, Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi)

With something for the well-seasoned travellers as well as the first-time travellers, this trip to Vietnam is all sorts of epic. From crazy cities to motorbikes galore, to foodie treats and pho-real meals, all the way to getting cruise-y in the waters of Halong Bay – we’ve got it all. Tempted? Why wouldn’t you be?


Ho Chi Minh City street eats tour
Farewell dinner
Visit Hai Van Pass
Visit to KOTO restaurant in Hanoi
Visit Cai Be floating markets
Cu Chi Tunnels tour
Party cruise in Halong Bay
12 Breakfasts
12 Lunches
12 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $2,399
Start Location
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
End Location
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City is home to 10 million people and 4 million motorbikes. Pretty cool huh? Tonight, prepare yourself for foodie heaven with the included street eats tour. Try the wonderful and the weird (if you're feeling brave). There's so much to get your teeth stuck into. Ready? Let's go! Meals: -Dinner
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City
Make sure you're wearing your explorer shs today! Rise early for your Cu Chi Tunnels half day tour. These interesting tunnels were a strategic operation base during the Vietnam War, and there's over 120km worth of them! Amazing. Later this afternoon in HCMC, stroll to the Municipal Theatre, the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum on an included city tour. Included today: -Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels -Guided tour of Ho Chi Minh City Meals: -Breakfast -Lunch Optional activities: -AO Show ticket
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh Long, Mekong River
Hop on a boat to peruse Cai Be's floating markets that teem with fruit, vegetables and goodies. Stop for lunch, then it's on to an overnight homestay where we rest up for the evening. Included today: -Visit the Cai be Floating Market Meals: -Breakfast -Lunch -Dinner
Day 4: Vinh Long, Mekong River to Nha Trang via Ho Chi Minh City
Wake up to another morning in the land of pho and snake wine. Later, we arrive in Nha Trang. Rest up at the white powdery beaches of Vietnam's most popular seaside resort town, or search for markets. Either way you're winning. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 5: Nha Trang
A day for either feeling the wind in your hair or chilling at the spa with our optional activities. Try out a full day boat trip. Or if you'd prefer some chilled vibes, take a tour at the Thap Ba Hot Spring Bathing and Mud Spa. Looks like you'll be spoilt for choice. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Boat trip -Hot Spring and Mud Spa tour
Day 6: Nha Trang
Spend your free day lazing in Nha Trang, a kite-running, windsurfing and scuba diving mecca. Woo! Meals: -Breakfast
Day 7: Nha Trang to Hoi An
Fly upwards to Hoi An - known for its spectrum of exciting architecture. Expect French colonial buildings, Chinese shophouses, Vietnamese tube houses and the Japanese Covered Bridge. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 8: Hoi An
Day two in this cultural melting-pot mecca. Hop on an optional tour to a vegetable village just outside of Hoi An. Providing veggies for Hoi An and its nearby areas, this place is pretty special. If you wanna channel your inner masterchef, enrol on an optional cooking class conducted by a local chef. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Cooking class -Vegetable village tour
Day 9: Hoi An to Hue
Drive along the Hai Van Pass, one of Vietnam's most beautiful mountain passes. We end up in the former imperial capital, Hue. Take a guided tour of the Citadel, the Forbidden City and the Royal Tomb. What an introduction! Included today: -Visit the Hai Van pass -Guided tour of the Citadel, Forbidden City and Royal Tomb Meals: -Breakfast
Day 10: Hue to Hanoi
Fly up the coast as you take on the big capital city of Hanoi. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 11: Hanoi to Halong Bay
Cruise time. A day of paddling, swimming and lazing on the sundeck? Yes please. Return back just in time to watch the sunset from the top deck before tucking in to the bay's freshest seafood for dinner. Please note: If you have selected twin share accommodation, you may be accommodated in a triple share room for the duration of the Halong Bay cruise. This means you will be sharing with two other passengers. If you have any questions about your trip please contact our Customer Service team. Meals: -Breakfast -Lunch -Dinner
Day 12: Halong Bay to Hanoi
Back in the capital today. But not before an optional scenic flight over Halong Bay in a seaplane. Um, how cool is that? Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner Optional activities: -Scenic flight over Halong Bay
Day 13: Hanoi
Today, it's breakfast then we're outta here. Okay, maybe one last bowl of pho first. Meals -Breakfast