Vietnam was tipped for big things in 2012 by National Geographic and Condé Nast Traveller, and we've since seen a spike in the number of deals for this destination. But one that also includes excursions, an English-speaking guide and air-conditioned first class trainswith portage throughout is a rare find.
This 11-night comprehensive tour is now £1199 per person -- 45% cheaper than usual. Here's what you get:
The package also includes daily breakfast, transfers and excursions.
Highlights of the trip include a tour of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's largest city known for its French colonial architecture and wide boulevards, a Cu Chi tunnels excursion, a tour of Hanoi with a water puppet show, a cruise on a luxury junk boat around stunning Halong Bay, with its 3000 limestone islands, deserted sandy beaches and floating villages, and a visit to Cat Ba National Park.
Meracus Hanoi Hotel won a TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice award for Best Service this year.
Travel on select dates on 2 October-8 December; 9 January-30 April, 2014, from London Heathrow or Gatwick.
It's an extra £145 per person to depart from Manchester and an additional £300 per person to depart from 10-31 August; 9 December-8 January, 2014.