Southeast Asia Extensions

Extend your stay and broaden your experience in the more remote destinations of Vietnam. Be rewarded with unique encounters off the beaten track. The natural, historical and cultural experiences on offer range from visiting former French hill stations and meeting military tribes, to gaining insights into military history.
Sapa

5 Day tour / Hanoi > Sapa > Hanoi

Day 1
Hanoi
Xin Chao and welcome to Vietnam. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Pan Pacific Hanoi Hotel.


Day 2

Blue Train
After checking out of your hotel, begin your full day tour to Ninh Binh visiting the ancient former capital city, Hao Lu with its enchanting tombs and ruins, and Trang An, an area often referred to as the ‘dry Halong Bay’ thanks to its stunning geologic landscape. Return to Hanoi for dinner before transferring to Hanoi train station to board your overnight two berth deluxe sleeper train to Lao Cai.
Meals: B.L.D

Day 3
Lao Cai > Sapa
Upon arrival early morning at Lao Cai station, you will be transferred to Sapa. Enjoy breakfast at Silk Path Grand Hotel, your Special Stay for the next two nights. Visit the colourful Cat Cat village and get to know the Blue and Black Hmong people. This afternoon is at your leisure to explore Sapa town.
Meals: B

Day 4
Sapa
After breakfast, visit Muong Hoa Valley, pass through the Black Hmong minority village of Lao Chai and discover the secrets of textile production with a visit to a Hmong family. After lunch, drive out of Sapa for a comfortable walk from the village of Suoi to Ma Tra offering breathtaking views of the beautiful valley with its terraced rice paddies. Transfer back to Sapa.
Meals: B.L
 
Day 5
Sapa > Hanoi
Drive back to Hanoi and check into the luxurious Sofitel Metropole Hotel and relax before gathering to meet your Tour Director and fellow travel companions for your tour welcome and briefing.
Meals: B
 
2020/21 Departures Twin Share Single
Pan Pacific Hanoi / Silk Path Grand Hotel £780 £1,560
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Veteran's Legacy

2/3 Day Tour / Ho Chi Minh City > Vung Tau > Ho Chi Minh City

Day 1
Ho Chi Minh City
Welcome to Vietnam. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Intercontinental Saigon. The rest of the day is at leisure. 


Day 2

Ho Chi Minh City > Vung Tau
Depart your hotel for a three hour drive to Vung Tau. After enjoying a Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Jesus Christ Statue built on Small Mount. You have the option of walking up the 847 stairs to view the 32 metre tall statue up close. Next discover Vung Tau’s nicest colonial era mansion, Bach Dinh, built as a retreat for the French Governor of Indochina at the beginning of the 20th century. Complete your orientation around Vung Tau at Back Beach before checking into the Imperial Hotel for the night.
Meals: B.L.D

Day 3
Vung Tau > Nui Dat > Ho Chi Minh City
Drive through Ba Ria to visit the site of the old Australian military Task Force base from the Vietnam (American) War. Visit Horseshoe and the Long Phuoc Tunnels, Nui Dat (SAS Hill) and Luscombe Field air strip. Your last stop is the Long Tan Cross site where you will have an opportunity to pay your respects and maybe take a moment to reflect on the Battle of Long Tan which took place in a nearby rubber plantation. After lunch return to Ho Chi Minh City and check into the Intercontinental Saigon. Relax before meeting your Tour Director and fellow travel companions during your welcome and briefing.
Meals: B

2020/21 Departures Twin Share Single
Intercontinental Saigon / Imperial Hotel - 3 Day Pre Tour Departures £395 £795
Imperial Hotel - 2 Day Post Tour Departures £305 £605
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Da Nang Beach Stay

4 Day Tour / Da Nang > Da Nang

Day 1
Arrive Da Nang
You will be met at the airport by your InterContinental Resort representative and transferred to the resort. Settle into your luxury room characterised by Vietnamese inspired decor and unwind with the harmonic blend of traditional authenticity and modern luxury.
Meals: D

Day 2-3
InterContinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort
After enjoying your included daily International Buffet Breakfast at the Citron Restaurant, spend the day relaxing and utilising the resort’s facilities. Included in your stay as a Scenic bonus is a lunch or dinner for two at either the Citron or Barefoot Restaurants.

Day 4
Depart Da Nang
After a luxurious three night stay in this relaxing paradise, make your own way to the airport rejuvenated for your next destination and with wonderful memories.

Departure Dates Room Category Twin share
1 July 2020 - 20 December 2020 Resort Classic Room (King/Twin) £715
6 January 2021 - 30 May 2021 Resort Classic Room (King/Twin) £745
1 July 2020 - 20 December 2020 Club Room (King/Twin) £1,055
6 January 2021 - 30 May 2021 Club Room (King/Twin) £1,085
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