• North & Central Vietnam Soft Adventure  1
    Day 4: Explore magnificent Halong Bay on Overnight Cruise
  • North & Central Vietnam Soft Adventure 2
    Days 6 & 7: Explore a Selection of Phong Nha's World Famous Caves
  • North & Central Vietnam Soft Adventure  3
    Day 9: Explore Central Vietnam's beautiful Countryside by Bike

From £1,847 pp incl. UK flights


Designed for those who like to be active whilst on holiday and explore slightly off the beaten track, this itinerary focuses on north and central Vietnam including the newly opened cave system in beautiful Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park. Ideal from March to early September.

Start in Hanoi, the atmospheric and authentic Capital and then enjoy an overnight cruise sailing amongst the majestic islands of Halong Bay. Back on dry land take an overnight train journey in a private soft sleeper cabin to central Vietnam where you explore the DMZ and incredible caves & lakes of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park. The holiday concludes on the central coast exploring Hue and Hoi An by bike, boat and vespa.

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: Morning Hanoi City Tour. Evening Street Eats & Market Tour

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

Day 5: Continue cruise then overnight train south to Dong Hoi in private soft sleeper

Day 6: Transfer to Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park for 2 nights. Afternoon tour of the caves

Day 7: Day trip exploring the Abandoned Valley and caves

Day 8: Transfer to Hue for 2 nights. Visit Visit DMZ tunnels en route

Day 9: Private cycling tour of countryside, Phuoc Tich Village & Tam Giang Lagoon

Day 10: Morning Citadel Tour. Afternoon transfer down dramatic coast road to Hoi An for 3 nights

Day 11: Private walking tour of Hoi An's UNESCO Old Town wih boat ride

Day 12: Vespa Tour out into the hills

Day 13: Overnight flight home (or add a few nights on the beach)

Day 14: Arrive home

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Guideline Price

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

Please view each suggested itinerary as the starting point from which we can create a holiday around your interests, that travels at your pace and hits your budget.

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