• North & Central Vietnam Overland 1
    Day 4: Overnight Halong Bay cruise aboard wooden junk
  • North & Central Vietnam Overland
    Days 6-7: Explore Pristine National Park & Wetland Reserve
  • North & Central Vietnam Overland
    Days 9-14: End your holiday enjoying Hoi An's glorious beaches

From £1,911 pp incl. UK flights


The perfect trip for those looking for a varied holiday, squeezing in a fantastic mixture of history, culture, nature and beach as you travel overland through the North & Central coast of Vietnam. Keep flights to the minimum - perfect for Spring (Mar-May).

Start in Hanoi, the atmospheric and authentic Capital, before heading out for an overnight cruise amongst the majestic islands of Halong Bay. Back on dry land head with your private guide to Ninh Binh, a rural region full of dramatic limestone & jungle landscapes. The holiday ends with an overnight train journey in a private soft sleeper cabin to Hue, the last Royal Capital and the beaches of Hoi An. Pedestrianised and lantern lit at night with galleries, shops, restaurants and cafes, it’s a firm favourite for those looking for somewhere that’s more than a purely a beach.

Day 1: Depart on your choice of overnight flights to Hanoi

Day 2: Arrive Hanoi for 2 nights. Private transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day to settle in

Day 3: Hidden Hanoi Walking tour with Vietnamese lunch. Evening Street Eats & Markets tour 

Day 4: Drive to Halong Bay - 1 night cruise exploring UNESCO World Heritage site

Day 5: Cruise through bay then drive to Ninh Binh (2 nights), a land of dramatic limestone landscapes

Day 6: Private walking day tour to Cuc Phuong National Park, a true jungle experience

Day 7: Bike & boat ride through beautiful Van Long Wetlands. Overnight sleeper train to Hue

Day 8: Full day Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and Perfume River tour. 1 night Hue

Day 9: Car transfer down dramatic coast road over Hai Van Pass to Hoi An for 5 nights on beach

Days 10-13: Free days to enjoy the beach, explore UNESCO Old Town and surrounding countryside

Day 14: Overnight flight home

Day 15: Arrive home

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Guideline Price

Each price is a guideline for a private (non group) holiday including flights from the UK.

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