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Discover Vietnam


11 days from £1899 pp  Including flight from LHR

Trip offers a combination of coastal scenery, colonial towns with evocative war memorials and lost primitive temple cities in Vietnam.

At a Glance

  • Explore culture
  • Enjoy cruising in Halong Bay
  • Enjoy the markets & temples
  • Enjoy My Son Sanctuary
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This 11-day trip will provide tourists with the opportunity to visit a combination of coastal scenery, colonial towns with evocative war memorials and lost primitive temple cities in Vietnam. The trip will start from Hanoi, taking travellers through the country. Customers will also enjoy a cruise across Hanoi; Halong Bay; Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City.

Optional upgrades

>>Upgrade to 4-star hotels for £399 per person
>>Upgrade to 5-star hotels for £599 per person

Short Itinerary

Day 01 : Departure London Heathrow

Day 02 : Hanoi Arrival

Day 03 : Hanoi – Halong Bay

Day 04 : Halong Bay – Hanoi

Day 05 : Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Night Train to Danang

Day 06 : Danang – Hoi An

Day 07 : Hoi An

Day 08 : Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) by flight

Day 09 : Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Cu Chi Tunnel Half Day Trip

Day 10 : Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Day 11 : Final Departure

Tour Ends

 Day 01 : Departure London Heathrow

Today, you will board on an overnight plane from London Heathrow.

Overnight stay at the plane.
 Day 02 : Hanoi Arrival

As soon as landing at NoiBai International airport – Hanoi City, you are warmly welcome by our friendly tour guide, then we take you to your hotel for check-in.

You are free at your leisure to rest or explore, experience your own first impressions of Vietnam.

You stay overnight in Hanoi.
 Day 03 : Hanoi – Halong Bay

Breakfast at hotel.

Proceed to Halong Bay with 4-hour long journey.

Cruise on our privately reserved sleeper boat as we voyage through this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Something like a cocktail cruise with a world-class view.

Overnight on cruise.
 Day 04 : Halong Bay – Hanoi

Breakfast on cruise.

Continue visiting caves and islets

Disembark cruise.

Return to Hanoi for overnight.

 Day 05 : Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Night Train to Danang

0745 Hrs: We pick you up at the meeting point.

0830 Hrs: Departure for Hoa Lu – Tam Coc. There is beautiful roadside scenery on the way.

1030 Hrs: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu, the Ancient Royal capital of Vietnam.

1210 Hrs: You’ll have buffet lunch at a nice restaurant before boarding a small boat to visit Tam Coc, meaning literally, “Three Caves”. With Ha Long type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside sights, like peaceful streams, rice paddies, and deserted green fields, Tam Coc really has it all.

17:00: Depart for Hanoi and arrive back in Hanoi at around 19:00 – 20:00.

Night train to Danang (Hoi An) based on a 4-berth sharing cabin.

 Day 06 : Danang – Hoi An

Arrive in Danang at noon.

Transfer to Hoi An town for check-in.

Free day at own activities.

Stay overnight in Hoi An.

 Day 07 : Hoi An

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today is kept entirely leisure for you to explore the city or relax.

Overnight in Hoi An.

 Day 08 : Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) by flight

Free day at own activities.

Transfer to airport for flight to the most exciting city of Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

Arrive in Saigon.

Transfer to Saigon downtown.

Free day at own activities.

Check-in and Stay overnight in Saigon (after 2pm).

 Day 09 : Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Cu Chi Tunnel Half Day Trip

0830 Hrs: Be ready at the hotel lobby for Cu Chi Tunnels Trip.

Arriving at Cu Chi tunnels (Ben Dinh) and proceeding to an underground hut to watch a short video and presentation about Cu Chi tunnels before having a real hands-on experience of what it took to live in the tunnels. Afterward, test tasting the steamed tapioca root which is the main staple food in Cu Chi during the war. For those interested, there is an opportunity to fire off an AK47 or MK16 with real ammunitions at the nearby shooting range.

Leaving Cu Chi tunnels at noon and returning back to HCM city for lunch at own expense.

Free at leisure and overnight in Saigon.

 Day 10 : Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Free day at Saigon.

Optional - We suggest an optional tour to Mekong Delta – Cai Be floating market full day: £50 per person.

0830 Hrs: Leaving for Cai Be, stopping to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, you take a motorboat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruits and many other commodities on board their vessels. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a delightful walk through the bonsai garden. Meet the driver again in Vinh Long. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Check-in & stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Optional includes: English speaking Guide, Transfer, Lunch, Boat trip, Entrance fees.
 Day 11 : Final Departure

You have breakfast at your hotel before getting to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for your home flight.

End of services with great memories about Vietnam with us. Thank you so much and hope to see you again soon!

What's included

  • International flights to and from LHR
  • Guided arrival & departure transfers
  • Overland transport as per itinerary
  • Accommodation at 3-star or similar hotels in Double/Twin shared room as per the itinerary
  • Overnight cruise in Halong Bay with all meals
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Entrance fee at indicated sights
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Domestic economy flight from Danang - Ho Chi Minh City
  • Train tickets as per the itinerary (4 berth cabin sharing, soft sleeper)
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Gov’t tax and service charge
  • Luggage handling and drinking water
  • Tax and service charge

What's not included

  • Vietnam Visa fee
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Single room (where applicable)
  • Other foreign language guide
  • Peak tourist season or special event rates
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
  • Anything i.e. not included in what’s included

Your Hotels

  • Hanoi : Quoc Hoa Hotel or similar (Standard Room)
  • Halong Bay : Majestic Cruise or similar (Superior Cabin)
  • Hoi An : Lantern Hoi An or similar (Standard Room)
  • Ho Chi Minh City : Liberty Park View or similar (Standard Room)

Check-in : 15:00 hours
Check-out : Until 12:00 hours
Room occupancy : Maximum 2 adults

Offer is based on Twin share so 2 people must book to complete the offer. So valid with 2 full paying adults:

Child discount : Children pay full price as adult

Single person supplement : £395 supplement

Hotels : If the hotels mentioned in the itinerary are unavailable you will stay in hotels of a similar standard

Wheelchair access : The hotels and tour are not suitable for wheelchair users.

Mobile number : Please be sure to fill in mobile number when booking. This is so that the driver can get in touch with you.

Flight Documents : Once your final payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation. You will receive all travel documentation required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.

Flight Times : Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. We search for the best times for you and will do our utmost to provide you with the flights detailed above. However, please note that flight times are subject to availability and may be amended.

Group : In Cambodia & Vietnam you will travel in a group of minimum 02 and maximum 15 people

Visa : Please note that in order to visit Vietnam, you will require a tourist visa. For the most up-to-date information regarding travel visas – including prices and the required length of time that the document is needed for – we advise that you visit . Alternatively, you can contact the local embassy of the country you are planning to visit.

Passport : Please note that your passport MUST be valid for a minimum of 6 months after the validation date of your visa.

Visa Documents : Lumle Holidays will send you all the required documentation you need to apply for your visa (including flight information) between 4 and 6 weeks prior to your selected date of departure so you can apply for your Vietnam visa in time. At least 3 weeks before your departure date you will receive your flight tickets and the confirmed list of your hotels in Vietnam.

Travel Documents : Please ensure you take all your final travel documents with you to Vietnam.

Personal Information : Please ensure that your personal details are filled in identically to the data on your passport. If this information does not match, you cannot travel to and from your destination. Amendment to this information if entered incorrectly will result in additional charges. If married, please fill in your surname as it appears on your passport.

Tour Itinerary : Please note that in exceptional circumstances the itinerary and/or excursions may be subject to change for reasons outside of the control of Lumle Holidays

Vaccination : If you are travelling to Vietnam, you may need to be vaccinated. For the most up-to-date health advice, you should visit your local doctor/GP or visit

Cancellation Conditions : This offer cannot be cancelled or modified

8 Reviews to “Discover Vietnam”

  1. Rating: 5 / 5
    Jenny S Mon, 25 Jan, 16


    Fantastic service from Narayan the best 10 day tour at such a great price! Hotels cruise train etc perfect would recommend to anyone to use this company as we did through a group on offer!!

    Visited in Dec 2015

  2. Rating: 5 / 5
    Jumana S Mon, 25 Jan, 16

    10 day tour of Vietnam - awesome experience!

    In May 2015, we decided to book a last minute all inclusive tour of Vietnam via Lumle holidays (they were advertising a 10 day tour on Groupon). We booked less than a week before we wanted to travel, and they were very accommodating. Within a matter of days they were able to arrange our full itinerary, which included flights, travel between cities, hotels, and a 2 day cruise! We were met at each new city with someone from Lumle Holidays who welcomed us and provided us with any necessary information, and acted as a point of contact if ever we needed anything.

    We had never booked a full itinerary before, normally opting to plan as we go along, but this holiday was the most productive one we’ve had! Every day was jam packed with activities and city hopping, we achieved so much in just 10 days!
    We were very grateful to Lumle Holidays for arranging this trip for us so last minute, it was so well organised and they were all so lovely!! Great value for money! The only thing I wouldn’t do again is the overnight train to Ho Chi Min, I’d rather pay a little extra and catch a flight. Other than that, no complaints! If you’re short on time and want to see as much of Vietnam as you can, I’d highly recommend this tour!

    Visited May 2015

  3. Rating: 4 / 5
    urs e Mon, 25 Jan, 16

    Smooth discovery of Vietnam

    Well organized, friendly and efficient local guides and hosts, good balance of organized tours and time at disposal of travellers. well selected Hotels with generous breakfast offers (the one negative point: avoid hotel rooms with no windows – eg. Hoh Chi Minh -)

    Visited in Dec 2015

  4. Rating: 5 / 5
    Streetcrow Mon, 25 Jan, 16

    10 days in Vietnam

    It was a fantastic holiday, all the activities were fabulous, the transfers were all smooth, the Vietnamese people really looked after us, the food was gorgeous. The journey from and to home was a bit torturous but then it’s a long way!

    Mr Danny our Legend organiser really made sure everything went to plan, he even reorganised our Mekong Delta trip as I was a bit ill on the day it had been arranged.

    I couldn’t fault any aspect of the trip, Vietnam is a great place and the Vietnamese are really lovely.

    So thank you, we will definitely go back and also try other East Asian destinations.

    Visited October 2015

  5. Rating: 5 / 5
    Cale8 Sat, 30 Jan, 16

    Vietnam group in offer

    Wonderful service from Narayan at lumle at such a low price we did not expect too much but from the start in Hanoi and Halong bay cruise to the overnight train standard of hotels good guides great transfers in all places could not have asked for more have recommend to all my friends who were sceptical about the offer!!

    Visited in Nov 2015

  6. Rating: 5 / 5
    T P Fri, 2 Dec, 16


    Thank you for organising such a fantastic holiday. Your work before and during was excellent, and I have already recommended you to friends.

    If I can give a bit of feedback in particular:

    Vietnam Airlines was a great experience, despite my TV not working on both legs; we still enjoyed all flights.

    Hanoi: The hotel was great with lovely staff who were very welcoming. The only negative point, was that the staff tended to clean rooms very early, and we were woken by them on our last morning, shouting in the corridor. The driver was very helpful, and we felt very comfortable with him. Our trip to Ha Long Bay was also great, and it was lovely to see such a great part of the world. The staff on the boat were very kind and we both would highly recommend the tour.

    Ho Chi Minh: Again, all the drivers were brilliant and we felt very comfortable. The Hotel was lovely, more than what we expected. We did however have one bad experience with the hotel. On our first night we were put in a room and the air conditioning unit leaked all over Becky’s clothes. This room also overlooked a building site and was very noisy. We were very surprised they would put any guests over such a site, however I understand that it is out of their control. They did move us, and upgraded us for the rest of our stay.

    The City Tour was a bit of a disappointment. We visited the Cathedral and Post office, which were nice, but we spent nearly an hour driving around the City picking other people up before getting there; we could have walked there from our Hotel in under 10 minutes. We were rushed around the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace, and wished we could have spent more time (only given 1 hour for each which wasn’t really value for money). After lunch we went to China Town, and were just driven around some streets and didn’t even get out of the vehicle. This all seemed a bit pointless. On reflection, it would have been far better if we had toured the City ourselves.

    The MeKong Delta was also a disappointment as it was a long way to travel to simply see a river, a Pagoda and have lunch. If we had known what we would be going to, we would have opted out. Without being too negative, the place and people were lovely; it was just too much time spent in a mini bus.

    The Chu Chi Tunnels were great. The driver was very good and very interesting when he spoke about the war and Vietnam generally. The Chu Chi Tunnels tour itself I would do again tomorrow, and the lunch stop was also very good. I couldn’t fault this day. We both loved it.

    The rest of our time spent in Ho Chi Minh was lovely. We went to some lovely restaurants, bars and enjoyed exploring the City on foot.

    We really enjoyed the overnight train Nha Trang. It was a great adventure and one of my favourite parts. I am however, glad, I paid for the whole cabin.

    The Mia Resort Hotel, we couldn’t fault. The resort was fantastic and the staff were excellent – 10/10. We also enjoyed Nha Trang and very much enjoyed going Diving. We have to admit, we were very relieved we upgraded as we saw the original hotel scheduled in for us, and we would have been very disappointed. The reviews were poor and it certainly did not appear up to standard, when compared to the hotels we stayed in earlier in the trip.

    Narayan, thank you again for arranging such a great trip. I have recommended you.

    Visited In September 2016

  7. Rating: 4 / 5
    Oberrieden Fri, 2 Dec, 16

    “Smooth discovery of Vietnam”

    Well organized, friendly and efficient local guides and hosts, good balance of organized tours and time at disposal of travelers. well selected Hotels with generous breakfast offers (the one netativ point: avoid hotel rooms with no windows – eg. Hoh Chi Minh -)

    Visited In December 2015

  8. Rating: 5 / 5
    Sam B Fri, 2 Dec, 16

    “10 day trip Vietnam”

    very impressed with the organisation of the trip-really enjoyed my experience in Vietnam. Also impressed with Narayan and the team-very quick to answer any questions I would have about the tour and always kept me informed about any changes to the schedule. Would definitely recommend!

    Visited In November 2016

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    • Flight time 12-13 1/2 hours (Hanoi, via Paris)
    • Timezone GMT+7 hours
    • Recommended airlines Vietnam, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Malaysia , Qatar, Singapore & Thai Airways
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