10 days from $4,860 per person*
  • Settle in and watch a traditional Water Puppet show in Hanoi.
  • Embark on an overnight Halong Bay cruise aboard a traditional junk boat.
  • Discover ancient ruins throughout the country, including My Son Sanctuary near Hoi An.
  • Wind your way through scenic tributaries near the Mekong River.
  • Featuring a range of luxury accommodations.
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Discover scenic natural wonders, journey through history, and sample Vietnamese culinary delights on this tour that features the "must-see" essentials of Vietnam.

The experience begins in Hanoi, where you'll tour the city’s imposing Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh. Stroll through the Old Quarter’s mesmerizing collection of colonial architecture, and snack on a delectable array of dishes rising from the steaming woks of street vendors. Next, witness the incredible sights of the country's most prized natural treasure and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Halong Bay, aboard a luxurious Junk-style ship as you enjoy an overnight exploration of eerie caves, pristine beaches, picturesque floating villages, and soaring rock formations. Back on land and further afield, encounter the traditional fishing lifestyle of Hoi An, the regal wonders of Hue (all while learning the tricks behind crafting traditional Truc Chi art), and explore scenic tributaries of the Mekong River just outside Ho Chi Minh City.

This immersive tour is full of unforgettable private guided experiences. From observing Tai Chi at dawn, exploring the lantern-lit streets of Hoi An, and learning about the remarkable - if harrowing - history of the country, you’ll enjoy an active cultural experience. In the evenings, you'll rest your head in world-class hotels and resorts. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Hanoi
    Hanoi
    • Vietnam - Welcome
    • Activity - VIP Immigration Fast Track Meet & Greet with Visa - Multiple Entry-Executive
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Hanoi
    Hanoi
    • Private Tour - Quintessential Hanoi (with Lunch & Water Puppet Show, 7-8 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Hanoi to Halong Bay
    Hanoi to Halong Bay
    • Private Transfer - Hanoi - Halong Bay [3 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Embarkation
    • Lunch on Board
    • Halong Bay Highlights
    • Dinner on Board (Included)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4 Halong Bay to Hanoi to Danang to Hoi An
    Halong Bay to Hanoi to Danang to Hoi An
    • Tai Chi Lesson & Exploration
    • Breakfast on Board
    • Sightseeing
    • Disembarkation
    • Private Transfer - Halong Bay - Hanoi [Airport, 2-4 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Air - Hanoi - Danang [1.5 hrs] - Business Class
    • Private Transfer - Danang - Hoi An [1 hr] - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 5 Hoi An
    Hoi An
    • Private Tour - Hoi An Ancient Town & My Son Sanctuary (with Lunch, 7-8 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide/Boat
  • Day 6 Hoi An to Hue
    Hoi An to Hue
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Morning Food Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Private Transfer - Hoi An - Hue [3.5 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 7 Hue
    Hue
    • Private Tour - Hue, The Authentic Way (with Lunch, 9 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 8 Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
    Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Air - Hue - Ho Chi Minh City [1.5 hrs] - Business Class
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Drinks with THE View (with Dinner & Drinks, 3 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City
    Ho Chi Minh City
    • Private Tour - Exploring Tributaries of the Mekong (with Lunch, 9 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide/Boat
  • Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City
    Ho Chi Minh City
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
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Day 1: Hanoi

Welcome to Vietnam! Please note: Your travel documents contain a Visa-on-Arrival letter (unless otherwise arranged). Please ensure to pack this in your carry-on luggage. Your Visa-on-Arrival letter must be presented to Customs upon entry into the country. 

Upon arrival to Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport you will be welcomed by a hostess holding a sign with your name on it. This hostess will guide you through fast-track security services and, after you obtain a stamp for your Visa and have collected your luggage, will lead the way to your awaiting guide and vehicle.

You will be privately transferred between your accommodations and Hanoi Airport by a professional driver and an English-speaking guide.

Accommodation: Apricot Hotel

Centrally located on the edge of Hanoi’s historic Old Quarter and just steps away from the city’s iconic Hoan Kiem Lake, the Apricot Hotel is a luxurious boutique property that pays homage to Vietnam’s finest artists by showcasing original artwork. A neo-classical design with Vietnamese touches, the 123 guestrooms welcome guests in an elegant, inviting and intimate atmosphere. The Apricot takes guests on an artistic journey with meticulous attention to detail where flawless service comes together in a harmonious mosaic of local flavors. The hotel’s exclusive restaurants pair European cuisine and design with curated South East Asian delicacies, and guests benefit from a posh rooftop bar boasting panoramic views of the city. The wide range of facilities are paired with impeccable services to make sure your stay is memorable in an inviting and intimate atmosphere.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Hanoi
Hanoi
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Apricot Hotel Hanoi
Apricot Hotel Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi

Your day will start at 8:30 am, beginning with a tour of Ba Dinh Square and Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum. You will be visiting the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda; built by King Ly Thai To in 1049. This structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi, showcasing the unique architectural style that the region is known for. Next, visit West Lake, Hanoi’s largest. Here you will find Quan Thanh Temple, a Taoist Temple founded in the 11th Century and the impressive Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist pagoda located on a small island in the center of the West Lake. In the afternoon, you will visit the Temple of Literature, built in 1076. This is Vietnam’s first university, and it was established within the temple to educate Vietnam's royalty, mandarins and other members of the elite. The university functioned for 700 years and its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a fascinating glimpse into Vietnam’s past. After visiting the Temple of Literature, head towards the Old Quarter of Hanoi, also known as the 36 streets. This bustling area of narrow streets is home to thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers, each offering unique handicrafts and textiles. Finally, you will walk to Hang Gai Street – the silk shopper’s paradise – where you can find the best silk in Vietnam. Your tour culminates with a famous Vietnamese traditional water puppet show, and afterwards, wraps up with a return transfer to your hotel.      

Accommodation: Apricot Hotel
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Water Puppets
Water Puppets

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay

You will be privately transferred from Hanoi to Halong Bay by a professional driver and an English-speaking guide. Approximate travel time is three hours.

Welcome on board the Ginger Cruise!

Get ready to set sail through Bai Tu Long Bay. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the azure waters of this magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves and pass through the picturesque area around Mat Quy islet, Am islet. Boarding time is at 12:30 PM.

In the mid-afternoon, arrive at Cua Van Fishing Village and enjoy a pleasant boat ride onboard a bamboo rowing boat. You will pass through the village and see a museum and a school amongst the floating homes. Afterwards, visit Tien Ong Cave known for its natural beauty and magnificent archeology before returning onboard. Enjoy sunset cocktails and canapé on the sundeck.

Accommodation: Ginger Cruise

Discover the splendors of Halong Bay aboard the Halong Ginger, a wooden junk that combines classic beauty with modern comfort. Measuring 38 meters in length, this newly built, custom-designed yacht features three decks that house an elegant restaurant, two bars, a small library, and a massage room-plus ten luxurious sleeping cabins. With so much space, passengers can truly unwind and enjoy the bay’s magnificent scenery.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Ginger Cruise
Ginger Cruise
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Floating Village
Floating Village

Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Danang - Hoi An

In the morning, early risers can attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck at the break of dawn. Start the day enjoying a colorful buffet breakfast. Continue exploring Halong Bay sailing across its 2000 islets and visiting some of its major highlights.

On the way back, continue cruising to Bai Tu Long Bay. Here you will pass Peal Farm, Phao Dai islet, Tam Cung cave, Hon Xep islet , Dau Moi temple as well as you will have the opportunity to cruise through the  famous L’Indochine movie site (subject to tide condition).

Disembark the Ginger Cruise in Halong City after a fantastic voyage.

You will be privately transferred from Halong Bay to Hanoi Airport by a professional driver and an English-speaking guide. Approximate travel time varies depending on your location in the Halong Bay region, ranging from two to four hours.

Board a flight from Hanoi with direct service to Danang. Approximate flight time is one hour and 20 minutes.

Enjoy a scenic transfer from Danang to Hoi An with a private vehicle and an English speaking guide. The transfer is approximately 40 minutes.

Accommodation: Anantara Hoi An Resort

At Anantara Hoi An Resort experience an idyllic blend of riverside relaxation in Anantara luxury, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on your doorstep, and beautiful beach life just a short bicycle or boat ride away. Scenically positioned on the banks of the Thu Bon River, Anantara Hoi An Resort is a charming boutique retreat in the historic port town of Hoi An. Designed with French, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese influences that reveal Hoi An’s fascinating cultural diversity, split level rooms and suites open onto porches with comfortable daybeds, overlooking the river or a garden courtyard. Delve into Vietnamese culture with language, savour authentic local dishes and popular world flavours in elegant and casual settings beside the river. Meet up at the heritage inspired wine bar for an atmospheric view of Hoi An’s street life or laze by the pool and let the staff bring an exotic cocktail to your sun bed.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Halong Bay
Halong Bay
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Hoi An Ancient Town
Hoi An Ancient Town

Day 5: Hoi An

The ancient town of Hoi An and the elaborate temple complex of My Son in the neighboring countryside are an ideal pairing of two diverse UNESCO World Heritage sites. Start the day in the Hoi An’s historic center. A former fishing village set on the banks of the Thu Bon River and a strategic trading port for Southeast Asia, centuries of Chinese and Japanese influence have left their unique mark on this town. The streets of the old town are very narrow, so cars are not permitted in the historical center. There’s plenty to see in this delightful town, including Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200-year-old Tan Ky House, Chua Ong Pagoda and the vibrant local market. You will visit them all during this experience.  After lunch at a local restaurant, you will be driven to My Son Sanctuary. My Son is Vietnam’s most important and iconic Cham site, and a must-see during your time in Vietnam. An hour and a half outside of Hoi An, spend the afternoon exploring the Hindu ruins dedicated to Shiva. Regarded as one of the foremost important Hindu temple complexes in Southeast Asia, My Son is widely considered to be the Champa civilization’s counterpart to the grand temple complexes on Indian influenced civilizations such as Angkor in Cambodia, Ayutthaya in Thailand, and Borobudur in Indonesia. Heavy carpet bombing during the Vietnam War destroyed some of its former grandeur, but many of the temple sites in the complex have survived. Later in the day you’ll return to Hoi An town by boat, and upon arrival will be left at leisure to relax and discover this beautiful town on your own.

Accommodation: Anantara Hoi An Resort
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  My Son Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary

Day 6: Hoi An - Hue

Hoi An’s rich culture includes an incredibly diverse and mouth-watering cuisine, with one of the best street food scenes in the world. The morning markets are particularly vibrant, as locals stop by their favorite food stalls on their way to work. This morning, your private driver and English-speaking guide will accompany you to the edge of the historic area of Hoi An old town where you will start the day with a traditional Vietnamese breakfast of cao lầu. From here, continue with a walking tour to sample some of the delicacies and admire the quaint architecture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Focus on the unique local specialties like banh bot lọc, a subtly-flavored shrimp and pork dumpling, banh it, Vietnamese sticky rice, banh khọt, a delicious and savory coconut pancake, and banh bao, a steamed dumpling made with minced pork or chicken, onions, eggs and mushrooms with a distinctly Chinese dim sum influence. To cap off the experience you’ll stop by a riverfront restaurant, settling on the water-facing verandah where you’ll sip on a refreshing drink as fishermen and small tour boats glide along the water.

You will be privately transferred from Hoi An to Hue by a professional driver and an English-speaking guide. Approximate travel time is three hours and 30 minutes.

Accommodation: Azerai La Residence

Azerai La Residence is truly a boutique hotel and great care has been taken to preserve the charm, comfort and atmosphere of this classic colonial villa. With 122 rooms and suites, boasting modern convenience, La Résidence is situated in an incredible area, overlooking the Citadel and Perfume River; giving this resort its uniqueness, while offering guests serene tranquility. Azerai La Residence's Art Deco inspired rooms are stylishly decorated with lovely details of the great 1920's and 1950's era, giving guests the feeling of stepping back in time.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Traditional Banh Mi
Traditional Banh Mi
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Hue
Hue

Day 7: Hue

Ancient capital, center of arts and religion in Vietnam, significant battlefield of the American War; Hue is the epitome of old meeting new. The city is split almost in half by the Purple River where the old town sits on the north bank, with the modern district to the south. Today you will get a taste of what local life is like in Hue. Alongside a knowledgeable guide who was raised in the region, learn about Hue through the eyes of an insider. Hear stories surrounding childhood, war and peace time. Learn about the creative streak that runs through the heart of the city and explore areas often overlooked. If available, you will receive a blessing from the monks at Thien Mu, then travel along the calming Purple River by boat to see the famous bronze factories of Phuong Duc. Later, enjoy a local lunch by the walls of the citadel, learn about the Imperial City and its many fascinating secrets before returning to Vietnam's artistic roots as you create your own Truc Chi art using bamboo paper. An immersive tour where you’ll discover the essence of local life while visiting the area’s must-see attraction, experience Hue the authentic way.

Accommodation: Azerai La Residence
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Imperial City of Hue
The Imperial City of Hue

Day 8: Hue - Ho Chi Minh City

You will be privately transferred between your accommodations and Hue Airport by a professional driver and an English-speaking guide.

Board a flight from Hue with direct service to Ho Chi Minh City. Approximate flight time is one hour and 30 minutes.

You will be privately transferred between your accommodations and Ho Chi Minh Airport by a professional driver and an English-speaking guide.

While there are countless rooftop bars in the city, many with servers outside beckoning bar-goers to head in for a drink, one Saigon staple stands out among the rest. With a sweeping 270-degree view of beautiful Ho Chi Minh City, you will be driven to a swank rooftop bar to unwind with a refreshing libation in hand. The establishment serves an array of creative cocktails and delicious bar snacks, many of which you’ll have the chance to enjoy. Paring a gorgeous view with excellent service, atmosphere and menus, it is the ideal way to cap off the day in spectacular Ho Chi Minh City.

Accommodation: Hotel Des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection

Luxury and elegance define the French-Indochina inspired design choices alluding to Vietnam’s art deco era at the unique boutique Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection. Centrally located in the most vibrant district of Ho Chi Minh City, the hotel is just steps away from the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Opera House, the historic Saigon Central Post office and other key tourist attractions. Elegant rooms and stately suites are reminiscent of bygone days, inviting guests to make themselves at home in style, immersed in tales of adventure, romance, history, culture and nature. All 168 rooms are non-smoking. A stylish rooftop bar and infinity pool round out the 4 bars and restaurants, and the Spa des Artistes was the Asian winner in the World Luxury Spa Awards in 2017.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Rooftop Bar in Ho Chi Minh City
Rooftop Bar in Ho Chi Minh City
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City

Begin the day with a drive to Ben Tre, approximately 90 minutes from Ho Chi Minh City, where you’ll board a boat that cruises along a branch of the Mekong River. After a short ride, you’ll disembark and set out on a light walk through a small community to visit a brickwork factory where bricks are made by hand. Your boat trip continues to My Long village where you’ll depart to walk through the hamlet to see how rice paper is made and taste rice cake. Following the Cai Son canal, you’ll wind through a coconut jungle, visit a coconut workshop, have a look at the stages of coconut processing from husking to prizing out the peel by hand. Next, set down a small waterway and stop at a buzzing bee garden, enjoy some fruits, honey tea and listen to local music. Visit a candy mill and enjoy some sweet treats before a walking to visit a farmer's house where traditional sleeping mats are made. From here, you’ll have the choice to either bike on rural tracks, ride on a xe loi (rickshaw) through a range of coconut groves and vegetable patches, or to simply relax at leisure. Now on a row boat, head along a canal lined with shady palm trees and stop for lunch at the Green Garden Riverside Restaurant. As the tour comes to an end, head back to the main pier in Ben Tre by motorboat to meet your driver, and then return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Accommodation: Hotel Des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Fisherman on the Mekong Delta
Fisherman on the Mekong Delta

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City

You will be privately transferred between your accommodations and Ho Chi Minh Airport by a professional driver and an English-speaking guide.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) ( )

Depart from the International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Apricot Hotel : Hanoi

Centrally located on the edge of Hanoi’s historic Old Quarter and just steps away from the city’s iconic Hoan Kiem Lake, the Apricot Hotel is a luxurious boutique property that pays homage to Vietnam’s finest artists by showcasing original artwork. A neo-classical design with Vietnamese touches, the 123 guestrooms welcome guests in an elegant, inviting and intimate atmosphere. The Apricot takes guests on an artistic journey with meticulous attention to detail where flawless service comes together in a harmonious mosaic of local flavors. The hotel’s exclusive restaurants pair European cuisine and design with curated South East Asian delicacies, and guests benefit from a posh rooftop bar boasting panoramic views of the city. The wide range of facilities are paired with impeccable services to make sure your stay is memorable in an inviting and intimate atmosphere.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Apricot Hotel Hanoi
Apricot Hotel Hanoi
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Apricot Hotel Hanoi
Apricot Hotel Hanoi

Ginger Cruise : Halong Bay

Discover the splendors of Halong Bay aboard the Halong Ginger, a wooden junk that combines classic beauty with modern comfort. Measuring 38 meters in length, this newly built, custom-designed yacht features three decks that house an elegant restaurant, two bars, a small library, and a massage room-plus ten luxurious sleeping cabins. With so much space, passengers can truly unwind and enjoy the bay’s magnificent scenery.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Halong Ginger Cruise
Halong Ginger Cruise

Anantara Hoi An Resort : Hoi An

At Anantara Hoi An Resort experience an idyllic blend of riverside relaxation in Anantara luxury, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on your doorstep, and beautiful beach life just a short bicycle or boat ride away. Scenically positioned on the banks of the Thu Bon River, Anantara Hoi An Resort is a charming boutique retreat in the historic port town of Hoi An. Designed with French, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese influences that reveal Hoi An’s fascinating cultural diversity, split level rooms and suites open onto porches with comfortable daybeds, overlooking the river or a garden courtyard. Delve into Vietnamese culture with language, savour authentic local dishes and popular world flavours in elegant and casual settings beside the river. Meet up at the heritage inspired wine bar for an atmospheric view of Hoi An’s street life or laze by the pool and let the staff bring an exotic cocktail to your sun bed.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Anantara Hoi An Resort
Anantara Hoi An Resort
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Anantara Hoi An Resort
Anantara Hoi An Resort

Azerai La Residence : Hue

Azerai La Residence is truly a boutique hotel and great care has been taken to preserve the charm, comfort and atmosphere of this classic colonial villa. With 122 rooms and suites, boasting modern convenience, La Résidence is situated in an incredible area, overlooking the Citadel and Perfume River; giving this resort its uniqueness, while offering guests serene tranquility. Azerai La Residence's Art Deco inspired rooms are stylishly decorated with lovely details of the great 1920's and 1950's era, giving guests the feeling of stepping back in time.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  La Residence Hotel
La Residence Hotel

Hotel Des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection : Ho Chi Minh City

Luxury and elegance define the French-Indochina inspired design choices alluding to Vietnam’s art deco era at the unique boutique Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection. Centrally located in the most vibrant district of Ho Chi Minh City, the hotel is just steps away from the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Opera House, the historic Saigon Central Post office and other key tourist attractions. Elegant rooms and stately suites are reminiscent of bygone days, inviting guests to make themselves at home in style, immersed in tales of adventure, romance, history, culture and nature. All 168 rooms are non-smoking. A stylish rooftop bar and infinity pool round out the 4 bars and restaurants, and the Spa des Artistes was the Asian winner in the World Luxury Spa Awards in 2017.

Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Hotel Des Arts Saigon Exterior
Hotel Des Arts Saigon Exterior
Essential Vietnam Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Hotel des Arts Saigon Lobby
Hotel des Arts Saigon Lobby

Depart (Int`l Airport) ( ): Global Location

Depart from the International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Tin T — June 22, 2019 — Asia

    The trip was fantastic, well planned, great tour guys. That was a trip of a lifetime and Kensington Tours had done an exceptional well in organizing from the fly to Japan, Hong Kong, Bali & Singapore to the hotels, daily tours with the level of details and places we wouldn't have known where to go. Can't wait for Kensington Tours to organize our 3rd trip in the near future!

  • Ann M — June 20, 2019 — Asia

    Asia Expert Yuki Ng did an amazing job of setting up our trip. She totally understood what we wanted to see and do. My husband, 17-year-old grandson and I spent a week in Seoul in June of 2019. Miriam, also known as CJ, our local guide in Seoul, was fantastic. She was very knowledgeable, friendly and engaging. We totally enjoyed our time with her. We learned so much about the history and culture of Korea and with her expert guidance, we were introduced to many different and delicious Korean foods. Our lunches with her were memorable not only for the variety of restaurants and dishes that we sampled but also for the stimulating and pleasant conversations we shared while eating. She also made several suggestions for things to do in the evening that added to our enjoyment of the city. We were truly fortunate to have Miriam as our guide. Our driver Mr. Jo was also great. He calmly and expertly navigated the congested streets of Seoul and always greeted us with a smile and a pleasant ‘good morning.’ We had not been to Seoul before this trip. We found it to be vibrant, beautiful, and very clean. The people were friendly and helpful. Our accommodations were beyond what we expected. We had a wonderful time in Seoul. We could not have been more pleased.

  • Anne H — May 28, 2019 — Asia

    My trip was a dream come true! From the time I landed in Beijing to the time I landed back to the US, everything was perfect. I traveled alone, but felt very safe and very well taken care of by the guides and drivers I had in the different cities and countries I visited. I learned so much about the culture and heritage of the Chinese, Tibetan and the Nepalese people. It was worth every penny I spend and much more!

  • Jackie M — March 30, 2019 — Asia

    I loved it all. Thanks especially to our guide Abit, in Kathmandu, Norenda, in Pokhara, and Min, in the Annapurna region, for being fabulous people. Thanks again for also referring us to Bahari Lodge in Chitwan National park. By far, that was the best place I've ever stayed in all of my international travels: they always had a surprise in store for us, that was awesome. They let us spend as much time as we wanted with the elephants, no rush, and sent elephants to come and play with us when we merely mentioned that we loved them. A great thank you to our naturalis Krishna at Bahari Lodge in Chitwan. All fantastic people who were great with tourists like us. We also enjoyed Temple Tree Resort very much.

  • Reginald B — April 14, 2019 — Asia

    This was a GREAT tour to Thailand! It exceeded my expectations in many ways (ie. itinerary, flexibility, and customer service). I would recommend this tour and Kensington Tours to family and friends. I will definitely use Kensington Tours for my future travel plans. My destination expert was Ms. Forkan. She expertly tailored my experience to my needs and wants. She filled in all the "unknowns" and ensured a safe, smooth trip/tour. Her professionalism and support was a 10/10. Thank you Ms. Forkan for designing this trip of a lifetime!

  • Ann L — June 05, 2019 — Asia

    Our guides made our whole trip - we will remember them as much as China itself. Jerry immediately put us at ease and made us feel like his best friends - he was sincere and authentic and open. Katy (in Chengdu) had great energy and showed us how people really live. Even though she must see the pandas every other day of her life, she still seemed to genuinely LOVE seeing them. (And, later, when we discovered we'd left valuables in the safe at our hotel, she went WAY above and beyond to take care of things - even after we were already in Shanghai!). Nancy (in Shanghai) was amazing - we truly enjoyed our time with her and she took us to markets and encouraged us to take our time at the places that interested us most. When we'd seen enough temples, our guides communicated with each other to rearrange our tours in coming destinations. We felt like we were on the food tour of China - the meals were wonderful, and it was - really - TOO MUCH FOOD! No part of our day was wasted, but if we wanted to start later or call it a night sooner, plans were easily rearranged. We would absolutely go with Kensington again!

  • Sandra S — February 09, 2019 — Asia

    We had a really interesting trip and your team made it all so easy. Our guides were not only informative, but they took very good care of us. They kept us on schedule with all the city transfers, made the Visa process so quick and introduced us to some of the things they loved about their cities as well as the scheduled sites. There were so many highlights on this trip, but I was especially wowed by the cruise on Ha Long Bay. Our guide in Hanoi went above and beyond on my birthday and arrived to pick us up with some beautiful orchids and a lovely gift. We were very happy with all our accommodations as well.

  • Daryl H. — January 26, 2019 — Asia

    I was pleasantly surprised and pleased with the superb attention to detail in fulfilling my requests and my dreams

  • Laura E. — January 08, 2019 — Asia

    One of the benefits was that the guides were very flexible and suggested and accommodated changes to plans based on the weather and other circumstances. They all said they could do this when working with Kensington because Kensington supported it and empowered them with this flexibility. A big advantage in making the trip perfect!

  • Ajitkumar P. — January 04, 2019 — Asia

    The whole trip was well organized and we have recommended using Kensington to our friends.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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