Date
Oct 27, 2022 - Nov 10, 2022
Trip Type
By Land

Group Size: Up to 24 guests
Price: To be announced

Activity Level
3

Trip Overview

Journey through Vietnam, a land of natural beauty, abiding tradition, and profoundly hospitable people. Begin in Hanoi, with its French accents and colonial architecture. Visit Da Nang and walk through a local village nestled among rice paddies. In Hoi An, an ancient market city now filled with canals and waterways, witness the contributions of international traders in this architecturally diverse and colorful village. Conclude in Saigon with highlights including Reunification Palace, the former wartime headquarters, and the History Museum. In this country of breathtaking landscapes and complicated history, rewards abound for the thoughtful traveler.

Schedule by Day

  • Oct 27: Depart U.S. for Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Oct 28: Arrive Hanoi
  • Oct 29: Hanoi
  • Oct 30: Hanoi / Ha Long Bay
  • Oct 31: Hanoi / Da Nang
  • Nov 1: Da Nang / Hoi An
  • Nov 2: Da Nang
  • Nov 3: Da Nang / Hue
  • Nov 4: Hue
  • Nov 5: Hue / Saigon / Can Tho
  • Nov 6: Can Tho / Mekong Delta
  • Nov 7: Mekong Delta / Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Nov 8: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Nov 9: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Nov 10: Ho Chi Minh City / Depart for U.S.

Pricing

 To be announced

Accommodations

  • Three nights at the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake
  • Three nights at the Hyatt Regency Danang
  • Two nights at the Hotel Saigon Morin
  • Two nights at the Victoria Can Tho Resort
  • Three nights at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza

Extensions

Cambodia: Angkor Wat Post-Extension
November 11-14, 2022

What to Expect

Activity Level 3

You should be in good overall health and able to walk up to three miles over the course of a day and stand for periods of time in museums and at historic sites, often in the heat of the day. There will be several days with early departures and sometimes the touring will be scheduled for the entire day, without an opportunity to return to the hotel until early evening. You will stay in six hotels over the course of 13 nights with frequent transfers between cities (two internal flights and a few long drives by motor coach).

Study Leader(s)

To be announced

For More Information

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