We'll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you have all these details to provide to your leader.

Travel to Vietnam and trace its mystical eastern coastline, traversing the country from south to north and discovering the many attractions that lie along the way. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm today.

From the modern chaos of Ho Chi Minh City all the way up to old-world Hanoi, you'll experience tumultuous history, colonial charm, vibrant colours, delicious food and inspiring scenery on this Vietnam holiday. You can arrive at any time during the day as there are no activities planned until this important meeting.

Please check with hotel reception or look on the reception noticeboard for where and when the meeting will take place.

If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception.

You’ll have basic shared bathroom facilities, and bedding and mosquito nets will be provided.

Rising early to the sounds of the delta coming alive, we enjoy a simple breakfast before boarding our boat, and catching a bus back to Ho Chi Minh City.Enjoy some free time in Ho Chi Minh City this afternoon, perhaps visit the War Remnants Museum or Reunification Palace.This fertile area is famous for its abundance of fruit, flower and rice crops, and is known as ‘the rice bowl’ of Vietnam.During your boat ride you’ll visit some local cottage industries and then head to your overnight homestay.Your stay with a Vietnamese family will be one of the highlights of your trip as you get a taste of the life of a local and enjoy a home cooked meal.Notes: On the homestay, you’ll be sleeping on simple camp beds in a dorm-style arrangement with people of the same sex.