• An exciting 20 day private tour at a relaxing pace
  • Explore Vietnam's diverse cultures and regions
  • Travel overland to each destination in private buses or sleeper trains
  • Plenty of beach spots and city breaks
  • Hanoi
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Hue
  • Hoi An
  • Quy Nhon
  • Da Lat
  • Nha Trang
  • Mui Ne
  • Saigon




$2837 AUD / $3090 NZD

"I love leading this trip. A nice relaxed pace with time to spend in each place!"
Travis Fennell- Wide Eyed Tours Owner

Vietnam North to South is a 20 day trip for travellers who really want to get to know Vietnam. You can travel at a relaxing pace from North to South taking in the most popular sites and a few unexplored treats all overland. You have plenty of free time at each location to explore however you want. There is a full time tour leader always on hand to make sure you get around safely and have an excellent time.

  • DAY 01

    Arrive in Hanoi

    Arrive in hanoi and your own driver will be waiting for you at the airport ready to take you to your hotel. Check in, freshen up, say hello to the rest of your group and explore the Old Quarter.

  • DAY 02

    Ha Long Bay

    This morning we leave Hanoi early for a cruise around the beautiful Ha Long Bay. A private bus will take us there and we'll be met with lunch on board. We'll spend the afternoon swimming, kayaking and exploring hidden caves before tucking into a huge seafood dinner.

  • DAY 03

    Explore Hanoi

    We'll spend the morning enjoying ourselves in the water before travelling back to Hanoi. Our bus arrives around 3:30pm and we will spend the afternoon exploring Hanoi's Old Quarter and its famous sites.

  • DAY 04

    Take the overnight train to Hue

    The day is free to explore Hanoi's Old Quarter. In the evening we'll take the overnight train to Hue. You'll be sleeping in a comfortable four birth cabin with soft matresses.

  • DAY 05

    Enjoy History soaked Hue

    We'll arrive early in the morning and transfer to our hotel for a shower and some breakfast. Today we'll visit the impressive Citadel and ancient royal tombs of Hue. A bus will take us around and an expert local guide will be on hand to answer any questions. The evening is free to tuck into some infamous Hue streetfood or relax in your hotel.

  • DAY 06

    Explore Hue's lesser known sites

    Today we focus on the lesser know sites in Hue. The tour leader and local guide wll show you to some fantastic spots for photos and areas of intense historic interest.

  • DAY 07

    Hai Van Pass to Hoi An

    Today we're going to cross the Hai Van Pass, one of the worlds most stunning coastal roads. A 2 hour journey will take us to Lantern Lit Hoi An. A delightful ancient town brimming with Tailors. You'll be given a quick orientation tour of the town and left to explore.

  • DAY 08

    Free day in Hoi An

    Enjoy a free day to explore Hoi An ancient town. Get some clothes tailored, chill out by the pool, take an optional day tour or visit the beach.

  • DAY 09

    Hoi An

    Another day in Paradise. Your free to organise your own activities or join an informal street food tour.

  • DAY 10

    Quy Nhon

    See the sights and sounds of Highway One en route to the city of Quy Nhon one of Vietnam's friendliest cities. Meet the locals, hang out on the beach and enjoy a few cheeky beers at an evening dinner.

  • DAY 11

    Free day in Nha Trang

    Today we arrive in the coastal city of Nha Trang. You'll be given a quick orientation tour of the city by your tour leader and you'll be free to explore the restaurants and beaches on your own.

  • DAY 12

    Nha Trang Bay Cruise

    Today we've chartered a boat for us to travel out into Nha Trang Bay. We'll be able to swim, snorkel and relax on the deck and enjoy a huge seafood feast for lunch. The evening is free to spend how you wish.

  • DAY 13

    Welcome to Dalat

    Da Lat is a former French Hill station and the honeymoon capital of Vietnam. Your tour leader will give you a quick orientation tour and set up individual tours that match your interests.

  • DAY 14

    Free day in Dalat

    A free day in Da Lat to enjoy the mountain air. If you need something a little more exciting to do ask your tour leader about cycling tours.

  • DAY 15

    Mui Ne

    Today we travel down the coast to the beachside town of Mui Ne, a gorgeous strip of beach that's become known for its watersports and resorts.

  • DAY 16

    Free Day in Mui Ne

    Relax all day or take the opportunity to explore the town of Mui Ne. Your options are varied from water sports to sand dunes.

  • DAY 17

    Mui Ne / Ho Chi Minh City

    Enjoy your final morning on the coast before heading to the busy city of Ho Chi Minh.

  • DAY 18

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Today we travel into the Mekong and explore the busy waterways. A private bus will take us there and a local guide will help you chat to the locals who call the river their home.

  • DAY 19

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Metropolitan Saigon is an exciting place to be. This morning we'll take a half day trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels before returning to the city for an orientation tour of the main attractions. The rest of the evening is yours to explore.

  • DAY 20

    Departure Day

    It's time to say goodbye to Vietnam. A private car will pick you up from your hotel and drop you off at the airport in time for your flight.


All of the accommodation on this trip has been hand picked by our Vietnam experts. You'll enjoy only the best 3 star hotels in each city or town. If you'd like to upgrade
  • 3 star hotel (17 nights)
  • Sleeper train (1 night)
  • Ha Long Bay Boat (1 night)


  • English speaking local leader
  • Ha Long Bay boat trip
  • Orientation tour in Hoi An
  • Boat trip in Nha Trang
  • Day tour to Mekong Delta & boat tour
  • Private bus from Hue to Saigon/HCMC
  • 18 Breakfast
  • 2 Lunch
  • 1 Dinner

Swapping train travel for plane travel

Some portions of the trip including the journey from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay and Hue to Hoi An need to be completed overland. For most of the other journeys we can replace the train or car transfers with flights. This is only applicable if the whole group agree to the change. Just get in touch with your personal travel assistant for more info.

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"Me and my daughter did the Vietnam Inside Out Tour and it was fabulous. It wasn't like other group tours. We got so much free time to spend doing the things we liked"
Martha Bridges - New Zealand

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