Sensational Vietnam & Laos
Fall in love with Laos and Vietnam on this 2-week guided tour. Travel along the Saigon River in a speedboat, cruising past the city’s glittering skyscrapers to the Cu Chi tunnels. Here, walk through the tunnels dug during the Vietnam War and meet a Viet Cong veteran, who will share what it was like serving in the war. Board a private charter on the Mekong Delta and cruise to a coconut production plant, where you can taste the freshest-possible coconut juice. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Imperial Citadel in Hue before it officially opens. See the ancient town of Hoi An, walking its narrow lanes and over its iconic Japanese Covered Bridge. Ascend to the top of Mount Phousi in Luang Prabang for a panoramic view of the city below.
Your Fly & Tour Package Includes:
- $2500 flight credit per person
- 13 night Vietnam & Laos guided tour with Luxury Gold, Ho Chi Minh City to Luang Prabang
- 5-star & boutique accommodation
- Exceptional dining
- Door-to-door transfers
- Full-service porterage
- Hotel & restaurant tips
- Curated experiences
- Travel Concierge
- Complimentary airport transfers
- VIP visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Imperial Citadel
- Ha Long Bay luxury junk boat overnight cruise
- Complimentary coach & hotel Wi-Fi (where available)
Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 07-20 January 2024
Other travel dates available, surcharges apply
Day 1 / Dynamic Ho Chi Minh City
Your Vietnam luxury tour begins by private transfer to the five-star hotel in the heart of the city. Dine tonight in one of Saigon’s rooftop restaurants.
Day 2 / Marvels of Saigon
Travel to the Cu Chi tunnels to meet a Viet Cong veteran. Learn the art of brewing Vietnamese coffee or visit the War Remnants Museum.
Day 3 / Cruise the Mekong Delta
Take to the waters to explore the Mekong Delta. Enjoy a ride on a tri-motorcycle and learn about coconut production before visiting the home of a former soldier.
Day 4 / Royal Refinement in Hue Relaxed Start
Cycle through green rice ﬁelds to the traditional garden houses of Phu Mong village. Dine at Ben Xuan Garden House Theater, serenaded by local musicians.
Day 5 / Highlights of Hue
Enjoy a VIP visit to the Imperial Citadel and royal tomb of Minh Mang. Visit with the headmaster of the Vietnamese Royal Martial Arts Academy or a collector in his private museum.
Day 6 / Romantic Hoi An
Explore Hoi An through the eyes of a local. Enter former merchants’ homes, stroll lanes of traditional houses and cross the Japanese Covered Bridge. Dinner is your choice of traditional cuisine, modern Vietnamese or East-meets-West fusion.
Day 7 / The Locals in Hoi An Relaxed Start
Glide to the Thanh Dong village in a traditional bamboo-basket boat learning from the villagers and a professional chef how to make Vietnamese food.
Day 8 / Hanoi Street-food Tasting Tour
Check in to your boutique hotel before joining a local gourmand for exploration of Hanoi's colorful street-food culture.
Day 9 / Cruise Along Ha Long Bay
Discover Ha Long Bay’s emerald waters on your private, luxury junk boat and visit the Tien Ong Cave and Cua Van. Learn from the masters with a traditional Vietnamese cooking demonstration or relax on deck as the sun sets.
Day 10 / Ha Long to Hanoi Relaxed Start
Greet the day with Tai Chi before lingering over brunch as you cruise past the limestone formations en route to Hanoi.
Day 11 / The Temple of Literature Relaxed Start
Tour the Temple of Literature and view the Well of Clarity with a local scholar. Toast your travels over dinner.
Day 12 / Welcome to Laos
Jet off to Luang Prabang, once the royal seat of the Lane Xang Kingdom and still the center of Lao culture. This town is also UNESCO World Heritage Site. Check into your luxury hotel admiring its blend of elegant colonial style and tropical gardens surrounded by mountain ranges.
Day 13 / Luang Prabang and Sunset Cruise
Uncover the real Luang Prabang; experience a living Buddhist tradition as you observe the offering of alms to hundreds of saffron-robed monks. Bask in spectacular views of the Mekong and Khan rivers from Mount Phousi, and learn about the local rural lifestyle at Wat Xiengthong. Your adventure culminates with a private sunset cruise on the mighty Mekong.
Day 14 / Depart Luang Prabang
Your Ho Chi Minh to Luang Prabang luxury tour concludes after breakfast with private transfer to the airport.
Terms & Conditions
Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy in gold twin class, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 23 October 2023 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge. Air credit is applicable on airline of choice, subject to availability and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions.