Vietnam expeditions

Vietnam at a glance

Population: 87.9 million

Terrain: Pine forest, jungle, highlands and coast

Get in touch to find out more about expeditions to Vietnam.

Previous school expeditions

Every World Challenge Expedition is unique. Here are some examples of expeditions we’ve put together for previous schools. Take a look to get some inspiration for your trip, and an idea of what is possible with World Challenge.

Laos & Vietnam

28 days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home

Day 2-3

Arrive in Vientiane and explore the town

Day 4-6

Phou Khao Khuay trek

Day 7

Travel to Savannakhet

Day 8

Travel to Pakse and prepare for main trek

Day 9-12

Xe Pian trek

Day 13

Return to Pakse for overnight stay

Day 14

Organise onwards travel arrangements

Day 15

Travel to Vietnam through Dansavanh on the Laos border

Day 16-17

Rest and relaxation in Hue

Day 18-19

UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hoi An visit

Day 20

Catch the overnight sleeper train to Vinh

Day 21-25

Community project in Thanh Thinh Primary School

Day 26

Head north to Hanoi

Day 27-29

Rest and relaxation in Halong Bay

Day 30
Inbound Flight

Depart Vietnam

Day 31

Arrive home

Laos & Vietnam Itinerary

Vietnam

21 days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home

Day 2-3

Explore Hanoi and prepare for your acclimatisation trek

Day 4-7

Mai Chau trek 

Day 8

Catch the overnight sleeper train to Sapa 

Day 9-13

Sapa trek

Day 14

Catch the sleeper train back to Hanoi

Day 15

Source accommodation and prepare for your project phase

Day 16-20

Community project in Mai Chan Village

Day 21-22

Rest and relaxation in Ha Long Bay

Day 23
Inbound Flight

Depart Vietnam for home

Vietnam: 21 days

Vietnam

28 days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Depart home for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Day 2-3

 Explore Ho Chi Minh City

Day 4-6

Cat Tien National Park acclimatisation trek 

Day 7-8

Travel to Dalat 

Day 9-13

Dalat trek

Day 14

Arrange transport across to Nha Trang; go snorkelling in Nha Trang

Day 15-16

Catch the overnight train to Hoi An for rest and relaxation in Hoi An

Day 17

Rest and relaxation in Hue

Day 18-22

Community project in Thuy Xuan Kindergarten

Day 23

 Catch the overnight train north to Hanoi 

Day 24-26

Rest and relaxation in Halong Bay or Hanoi

Day 27
Inbound Flight

Depart Vietnam for home

Vietnam: 28 days

There is something uniquely charming about Vietnam. From the exciting hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City in the south, to Hanoi, Vietnam's capital city oozing culture and charisma in the north, and everything in between. I've never been to such a captivatingly diverse destination.
Laura, our Vietnam Expedition Planning Manager

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expedition for your students

Pine forest, jungle, highlands and coast