Vietnam at a Glance

Rich Cultural Insights
Lively Markets
Amazing Waterways
Incredible Diversity
Immersive Historical Sites
Bustling Cities

Combining vast verdant landscapes with vibrant metropolises, this narrow strip of land has heaps to offer travellers. Our one-week Vietnam itinerary covers both the north and south of the country, including the world-famous cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, stunning UNESCO-listed Halong Bay, enchanting Mekong Delta and much more. You'll learn all about Vietnam's diverse culture, discussing topics such as religion, cuisine and the arts. A week of adventure and learning, you'll leave with a nuanced understanding of life in Vietnam and countless unforgettable holiday memories.

The itinerary is simply a template and can be altered to meet your exact needs and wants.

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The rest of the day will be spent at leisure in bustling Hanoi.
Get to know the city with a guided tour of its top cultural sights and a downtown pedicab ride.
Visit historic Hoa Lu and scenic Trang An.
Explore one of the most breathtaking spots in South East Asia onboard a traditional Vietnamese boat.
Conclude your cruise and transfer to Hanoi airport.
Fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam.
Discover the city's most iconic buildings and visit a labyrinth of tunnels used in the Vietnam War.
Journey along the Mekong River and visit the communities that live on its banks.
Browse a floating market and return to Ho Chi Minh City for your return flight.
Centuries-Old Temples
Friendly Locals
Striking Landscapes
Spiritual Encounters
Cosmopolitan Cities
Colonial Relics
Ancient Towns

Vietnam at a Glance: Get to Know this Unique Country


Our one-week itinerary grants you access to bustling markets, stunning landscapes and fascinating historical complexes, many of which are recognised as World Heritage Sites. All transportation is taken care of and you’ll have a private English-speaking guide on hand to enrich your experience. Spanning both the north and south of the country and packed full of diverse travel experiences, the Vietnam at a Glance tour is a fabulous opportunity to uncover this beautiful nation in eight days.

Highlights include Halong Bay, the Mekong River and Cu Chi.

Don't forget, we're tailor-made holiday specialists. If this itinerary doesn’t exactly match your needs and wants, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Our travel experts will happily customise the package.



Each hotel included on your tour has been selected for its high service standards and quality facilities.  Curl up after a busy day of sightseeing or take advantage of your hotel’s superb location and explore the latest stop on your itinerary.

Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If a listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be booked within the same hotel category without surcharge/reduction. If no hotel in same category available, we reserve the right to apply a surcharge for any higher category or a reduction for any lower category.

This package includes Standard accommodation. If you would like an upgrade to Superior or Deluxe accommodation, please get in touch with your Travel Direct holiday specialist.



Vietnam at a Glance has been carefully designed to include a diverse selection of activities and excursions, while leaving ample time for relaxation as well as avoiding endless hours spent on the road. Visit ancient towering pagodas, cruise along a spectacular seascape, shop for souvenirs at a river market and explore a subterranean war tunnels - all in just one week.


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Private Tour

  • Duration: 7 nights
  • Leaving on: 1 May 2018
  • Standard, Superior and Deluxe Accommodation Packages Available.
  • Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho
  • Private Tour
  • Price exclusive of international flights
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