Duration: 10 days
Ends: Ho Chi Minh City
Group size: 15 maximum
Physical rating: 2/5
Price: starting from $3,120
Duration: 10 days
Ends: Ho Chi Minh City
Group size: 15 maximum
Physical rating: 2/5
JOIN US FOR THE GREAT BEER RUN VIETNAM
We’ve carefully crafted a 10-day journey that will tantalize your taste buds, ignite your sense of adventure, and immerse you in the rich beer culture of this beautiful country. From the bustling streets of Hanoi to the enchanting landscapes of Ha Long Bay, and the vibrant cities of Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City, this tour is a beer enthusiast’s dream.
Explore local breweries, sample an array of brews, and savor authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Our expert guides will take you behind the scenes to uncover the craft and tradition that go into each brew. Whether you’re a seasoned beer connoisseur or simply someone who appreciates a good pint, this tour is designed for all beer lovers. You’ll also have the chance to explore Vietnam’s culture, history, and breathtaking scenery.
With limited availability, our ‘Great Beer Run Vietnam’ tour is a unique opportunity to create lasting memories, connect with fellow travelers, and experience Vietnam in a way that’s unlike any other. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable beer-filled journey in the land of timeless charm.
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS TRIP
Vietnamese Beer Immersion: This tour is a beer lover’s paradise. You’ll dive deep into Vietnam’s rich beer culture, learning about the art of brewing and tasting a variety of local and international beers.
Culinary Exploration: Experience the authentic flavors of Vietnamese cuisine as you enjoy local dishes and delightful pairings with different beers. It’s a journey for your taste buds you won’t soon forget.
Spectacular Ha Long Bay: Embark on a private overnight trip to the stunning Ha Long Bay. Cruise through emerald waters, explore hidden caves, kayak through lagoons, and sleep under a blanket of stars, all within this natural wonder.
Scenic Train Adventure: Take an overnight train to Hue, where you’ll be treated to mesmerizing coastal views, creating a seamless transition between destinations.
Coastal Wonders: Explore the captivating landscapes of central Vietnam. Ascend the Hai Van Pass, enjoy a leisurely coastal drive, and savor stunning views of Long Co beach.
Brewery Insights: Go behind the scenes with brewery tours and tastings. Connect with master brewers and fellow beer enthusiasts.
Cultural Immersion: The tour allows you to connect with local brewers and residents, gaining a deeper understanding of the culture and traditions.
Varied Activities: From boat journeys to motorbike tours and leisurely strolls, this tour offers a mix of activities to keep your adventure exciting and dynamic.
Seasonal Charm: Depending on your chosen tour date, you’ll experience Vietnam in different seasons, adding a unique touch to your adventure.
Diverse Flavors: From German style and Czech style beers to local Vietnamese craftbeer, this tour offers a diverse range of beer experiences, allowing you to explore a world of flavors.
Comfortable Accommodations: Rest and relax in carefully selected 4-star hotels, ensuring you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay.
Inclusive Adventure: Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or exploring Vietnam for the first time, this tour welcomes all adventure enthusiasts and beer lovers.
IS THIS TRIP RIGHT FOR YOU?
- Please be aware that the trip involves a mix of activities, including motorbike tours, boat journeys, and overnight train travel, which might require a certain level of physical comfort and flexibility.
- As the itinerary includes a range of culinary experiences, including meat, seafood, and local dishes, individuals with specific dietary preferences should review the provided menus beforehand.
- In order to see as much as possible, this trip involves some long journeys, including by overnight train where the amenities are shared and basic.
- Depending on where you come from, the weather in Vietnam might be hotter and more humid than what you are used to. Please consider your suitability for the season you wish to travel in.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Airport pick-up upon arrival.
Welcome session and dinner at a local gem
Day 2: Hanoi
Full day exploring Hanoi’s beer scene.
Sampling local beers and culinary delights.
Day 3: Hanoi
A flexible day to unwind.
Afternoon “The Original Craft Beer Tour of Hanoi”
Day 4: Halong bay
Private overnight trip to HaLong Bay.
Cruising, kayaking, and seafood dinner.
Day 5: Hanoi – Hue
Rowboat to Dark and bright caves in HaLong Bay.
Transfer back to hanoi preparing for the evening train journey to Hue.
Day 6: Haivan Pass
Scenic minibus adventure along the coast from Hue to Hoian
Eco-Friendly Brewery with Zero Emissions Practices
Day 7: Hoian
Vietnam’s pioneering Rhum distillery
Evening taproom dinner.
Day 8: Danang – Saigon
Flight from Danang to Ho Chi Minh City.
Heritage and culture cyclo tour.
Motorbike Foodie tour exploring the city’s essence.
Day 9: Saigon
Full-day saigon’s beer trail and souvenir
Splendid farewell dinner
Day 10: Departure
Check-out and airport transfer.
Farewell and departure from Vietnam.
Welcome to Vietnam! Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be greeted by our friendly team and smoothly transferred to our carefully selected 4-star tour hotel, where you can settle in comfortably and prepare for the incredible journey that lies ahead. In the evening, embark on our journey with a heartwarming welcome session, where we’ll unveil the exciting path that awaits us. Following this, we’ll step into the vibrant pulse of the city, sharing a delightful welcome dinner at a local gem where you’ll have the opportunity to taste local beers. Together, we’ll toast to the adventures that await, forming connections that will color our entire experience.
Get ready for a full day immersed in Hanoi’s classic beer trail. Dive into a day that blends camaraderie and captivating brews. Our journey unfolds with insights into the art of brewing, revealing the heart of each concoction. At our next stop, indulge in a diverse range of menus, each dish a gateway to authentic flavors. Relish tasting flights of German signature beers, a symphony of notes that dance on your palate. The adventure continues as we immerse in professional guided experiences, sipping on distinct brews that tell their own stories. Evening finds us sharing snacks and toasting with a trio of renowned beers. Culminate this day with a set dinner that celebrates the art of cuisine, raising a Czech beer-filled glass to the moments etched in this unforgettable brewery exploration.
Enjoy a day from dawn till late to explore and unwind at your own pace, with breakfast and lunch on your terms. In the afternoon, a new chapter begins with “The Original Craft Beer Tour of Hanoi” of A Taste of Hanoi, guiding you through the heart of Hanoi’s craft beer culture. From innovation to tradition, creativity to camaraderie, each stop unveils a facet of the city’s spirit, inviting you to immerse, connect, and raise a glass to the vivid tapestry of experiences.
Get ready for an extraordinary adventure as we embark on an private overnight trip to the magnificent Ha Long Bay. Board a traditional boat and set sail through the emerald waters, surrounded by towering limestone karsts and picturesque islands. As you cruise along, take in the breathtaking views, feeling the gentle sea breeze caress your skin. You’ll have the opportunity to explore hidden caves, kayak through hidden lagoons, and witness the ethereal beauty of the bay’s landscape. Indulge in a delicious seafood dinner on board, savoring the flavors of the ocean. As the night sets in, relax under a blanket of stars, feeling a sense of tranquility and wonder at this natural wonder. It’s a truly unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe of Vietnam’s natural beauty.
Awaken to the mesmerizing vistas of Ha Long Bay while relishing a delectable breakfast aboard the boat. As you bid farewell to the enchanting waters of Ha Long Bay, the day unfolds with a return to the hotel, allowing for moments of reflection. The afternoon invites you to leisure, offering freedom to explore and unwind. As twilight paints the sky, prepare for the night train experience, an adventure in itself, as anticipation builds for the journey to Hue. As you settle into the comforting rhythm of the train, the memories of the bay blend harmoniously with the anticipation of what lies ahead, creating a seamless transition between the beauty you’ve left behind and the adventure that awaits you.
Upon arrival to Hue, embark on a minibus adventure that weaves through captivating locales, igniting your senses with the promise of discovery. Delight in a heartfelt breakfast that sets the tone for the day, followed by a leisurely coast along the mesmerizing Long Co beach. Ascend the awe-inspiring Hai Van Pass and pause for a serene coffee interlude. In Da Nang, savor a satisfying lunch that bridges flavors seamlessly. Dive into the world of brewing with a tour and tasting that promises insights and a delightful flight of tastes. As evening arrives at La Luna Hotel, embrace the tranquility of your surroundings. As the night unfolds, you have the option to either enjoy a tranquil retreat or enhance your unforgettable day of coastal views and brewing wonders with an optional dinner with the guide, adding a delightful flavor to your experience.
Set out on a morning journey of taste and tradition as you delve into the intriguing world of distillation. Sip and savor, experiencing the art of crafting spirits firsthand. Relish a delectable lunch that echoes local flavors, infusing each bite with authenticity. With the afternoon unveiling leisure at La Luna Hotel, savor the freedom to unwind and explore. As the sun sets, savor the magic of a taproom dinner, where four generous beers and a set meal blend together to craft a harmonious symphony of flavors. A relaxed walk back to the hotel beneath the night sky concludes a day where immersion and culinary delight harmoniously come together.
Bid farewell to the embrace of Da Nang, Hoi An, and Hue as you journey towards Ho Chi Minh City, a new chapter unfolding in the skies. Upon landing, the city’s vibrant rhythm welcomes you, setting the stage for exploration. As lunchtime arrives, you have the option to dine with the tour guide at a local eatery. Then, venture into heritage and culture with a cyclo tour adventure, weaving through historic gems like the Notre Dame Cathedral, Hotel Continental complex, Ben Thanh Market… Ending at the War Remnants Museum to unveil the city’s profound narrative. Conclude your day with a foodie tour, riding on the back of a motorbike and savoring beer, navigating through flavors that reveal Ho Chi Minh City’s essence of taste and tradition. As the night approaches, contemplate the day’s experiences and let the city’s essence linger in your senses as you casually stroll back to your hotel, allowing the urban rhythms to become part of your memories.
Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through Saigon’s craft beer scene, where flavors and camaraderie intertwine. From an enticing lunch to thoughtfully curated tasting flights, every stop uncovers a unique aspect of the city’s brewing craftsmanship. Delight in the ambiance of Belgian craft, savor the essence of diverse brews, and anticipate the crescendo of the evening—a splendid farewell dinner at East West Brewing Company. Here, a special 6-course dinner menu will be paired with carefully selected craft beers, guided by a master brewer who will illuminate the intricate harmony of flavors. As you savor each course, engage with the art of brewing through an exclusive brewery tour, guided by the expertise of the master brewer. To commemorate this unforgettable journey, a delightful 4-pack of Easy West craft beer cans will be offered as a cherished souvenir. As night falls, reflect on the day’s delightful experiences as you stroll back to your hotel, a blend of tastes and memories etched in your heart.
As our incredible beer tour comes to an end, it’s time to bid farewell to Vietnam. After an unforgettable journey filled with delightful brews and cherished memories, we kindly ask you to check out of your hotel room by 11 am. Rest assured, your airport transfer is included, ensuring a smooth departure. Don’t forget to touch base with your tour leader to reconfirm the pick-up time from the hotel lobby. We sincerely thank you for joining us on this beer-filled adventure and hope your thirst for exploration and discovery continues to be quenched in your future travels. Cheers!
LOCAL BREWERIES WE WILL VISIT
- 4 star accommodation (7 nights), Overnight Sleeper Train (1 night)
- HaLong Bay private overnight cruise
- 9 breakfasts, 5 lunch, 7 dinners.
- 1 English speaking tour guide
- Pre and post tour travel assistance
- Airport transfers
- All transport within the trip
- Domestic flight
- VIP Brewery Tours and Tastings
- Exclusive Gourmet Beer-Paired Dinner
- Private cyclo Ho Chi Minh city tour
- Private motorbike Ho Chi Minh city tour
- Exclusive green brewery tour in Da Nang
- Tips and gratuities
- Meals and drinks not specified in the tour itinerary.
- Personal travel insurance