Dates: 24th March – 2nd April
2 Spots Available
Janet’s Journeys is embarking on another exciting group trip to a South East Asian destination; the land of beautiful landscapes, rich culture, and culinary wonders -VIETNAM!
From bustling markets to serene rice paddies, ancient temples to modern marvels, Vietnam has it all. We’ve curated an epic itinerary that will immerse you in the heart of this incredible country, ensuring you experience the real essence of Vietnam!
If you’re ready for an unforgettable adventure, then this group trip is your chance! All while experiencing Vietnam’s magic and with the best company, a group of Janet’s Journey’s gals!
Check out our itinerary below and be sure to apply for a spot on this trip of a lifetime.
NOTE: This trip will not be lead by Janet but a trusted tour leader who has been on multiple Janet’s Journeys trips!
- Tour guide
- Entry tickets
- Domestic flight and overnight train
- All accommodation
- Meals as stated
- Airport transfers (only on the days the trip starts and ends)
● Additional snacks and any extra activities
● International Flights
● Travel insurance
● Tips for guides etc
Throughout our stay in Vietnam, we will stay in 4* hotels and one night on a cruise!
All rooms on all trips are shared, with 2 people in each room. We will partner you with an adventure buddy – an amazing way to make new friends! You’ll be moved around to pair up with a new friend every couple of nights.
All rooms will be twin sharing, private rooms.
Day 1 - Hanoi
WELCOME TO VIETNAMMM!
You will arrive in Hanoi – The capital of Vietnam!
On arrival, you will be greeted by our guide and taken to the hotel by private transfer.
Depending on your arrival flight schedule, you can relax after your flight or take your own exploration of the town. We will wait for everyone to arrive and have a delicious group dinner!
Meals: ARRIVAL GROUP DINNER
Day 2 - Hanoi
Today, we explore the bustling city of Hanoi!
We will hit notable landmarks like Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hoa Lo Prison and have a guided tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
We will continue our way towards Ta Hien Street where there is a roadside dining street. A great opportunity to learn about the local food culture of Hanoi people!
We will also enjoy a tasty food tour!
Day 3 - Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Ninh Binh
Leaving Hanoi behind, we drive through rural northern Vietnam to Ninh Binh Province, famous for amazing karst mountains, misty caves and historical relics.
The beautiful rice fields and the area have earned the nickname of ‘Ha Long Bay on land’. Upon arrival, we’ll visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu.
We have an exciting boat trip planned, cruising on a canal through caves and towering mountain and rice paddies views.
We will check into the hotel and then have some free time to explore the town.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 4- Ninh Binh
Breakfast at the hotel, we will head towards the Red River Delta and arrive at the port of Tuan Chau.
Here we will board an unforgettable cruise in Lan Ha Bay with overnight stay on deck!
We will enjoy a welcome drink, settle in your cabin and have a delicious lunch as we sail through the beautiful Lan Ha bay.
Sit back, relax and enjoy sailing through stunning scenery and epic views.
Day 5 - Hue
We will wake up early to join our Tai-chi session on the terrace to refresh your body and mind.
We continue our way to Cat Ba Island, passing by incredible karst towers and enjoy a tea or coffee in the peaceful and serene setting.
We’ll take a kayak ride and swim to explore the Ao Ech area – the famous filming location of King Kong!!
After this fun day of exciting activities and taking in breathtaking views, we hit the road back to Hanoi and catch a train to Hue which is an epic experience in itself!
Meals: Breakfast / Brunch
Day 6- Hue
After breakfast, we head to the historic and majestic Imperial City, where 13 emperors of the Nguyen dynasty lived between 1802 and 1945.
We then have a private boat ride organised on the Huong River that takes us to the beautiful Thien Hau pagoda, perched on the hilltop overlooking stunning views!
In the late afternoon, we will take a beautiful stroll to visit the Dong Ba market to further take in Vietnamese shopping culture.
Day 7- Hoi An
Hoi An is one of the most beautiful and popular places in all of Vietnam!
We will explore the tiny town of Hoi An and visit all of its hotspots, and in the afternoon take part in exciting lantern making activities, a famous part of visiting Hoi An!
Day 8 - Ho Chi Minh City
Today, we head to Danang airport for a short morning flight to the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh.
We will spend the afternoon exploring, hitting all the hotspots including Notre Dame Cathedral, Thien Hau Temple, Chinatown, Ben Thanh Market and Cho Lon – the biggest wholesale market in Ho Chi Minh City,
We will end the day with a delicious group dinner of Vietnamese cuisine.
Day 9- Ho Chi Minh City
After breakfast at the hotel, we head towards Ben Tre for the exploration of the Mekong Delta.
Upon arrival in Ben Tre, we will board a local boat that will take us to the river to discover the daily activities of the locals.
We get off at Nhon Thanh village, where we will visit the locals and see their way of life and bike ride or tuk tuk through coconut fields and unspoiled beautiful scenery.
End the day with a group dinner.
Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER
Day 10- Ho Chi Minh City
The end of an incredible trip!
After breakfast at the hotel, the rest of the day is free to spend how you wish until you catch your international flight back home.
Want to join?
Click here to send an email to email@example.com letting me know briefly WHY you want to come, and then I’ll let you know if a spot is yours or not. Once I email you back and confirm, you can pay the deposit to secure your spot.
**ONLY 11 SPOTS AVAILABLE**
Terms and Conditions
Your deposit is non refundable.
For the balance of your payment, I can refund you the full amount (minus your deposit) up to 8 weeks before the trip begins should you have an emergency / illness / need to cancel.
Anything closer than 8 weeks, I cannot refund you. I suggest you take out travel insurance that covers trip cancellations, that way should something happen like you get Covid, you will get a full payout from your insurance company.
Feel free to email me should you have any questions about payment methods, payments schedule etc.
Please not this itinerary is subject to small changes due to un forseen circumstances that may arise.