Journey through Vietnam

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JAN. 13-28, 2018 $3,395
Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue, Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City
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Journey through Vietnam

JAN. 13-28, 2018
Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue, Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City

Discover Vietnam’s breathtaking natural beauty, abiding tradition and profoundly hospitable culture on a 16-day journey. Tour Hanoi, the French-accented capital and take a full-day excursion to scenic Ha Long Bay. Tour Da Nang’s acclaimed Cham Museum. Visit nearby Hoi An and its Old Town, a charming car-free pedestrian zone. Travel to the imperial capital, Hue, then cruise the Perfume River to the peaceful Thien Mu Pagoda. Explore the beautiful Mekong Delta before concluding in bustling Saigon with tours of Reunification Palace, the History Museum and the underground Cu Chi tunnels.

Cost: $3,395
Odysseys Unlimited
Activity Level: Moderate
Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces and stair climbing.

UCLA Faculty on Tour

George Dutton
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
George Dutton is Director of the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. He is a specialist in Vietnamese history and teaches courses on premodern and modern Vietnam at UCLA. He is co-editor of the definitive volume on Vietnamese historical texts, Sources of Vietnamese Tradition. He is also the author of two books on early modern Vietnamese history, The Tay Son Uprising: Society and Rebellion in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam (Hawaii Press, 2006) and A Vietnamese Moses Philiphê Bỉnh and the Geographies of Early Modern Catholicism (UC Press, 2016). He has been visiting and conducting research in Vietnam since 1990.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $500 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Odysseys Unlimited. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.

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We strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance to cover the possibility of trip cancellation or interruption, emergency medical evacuation, medical expenses and baggage loss incurred while traveling. All confirmed passengers will receive travel insurance information in your confirmation packet. It’s one of our many membership benefits! For information about travel insurance, visit alumni.ucla.edu/travel-insurance. Coverage for pre-existing medical conditions, terrorist incidents and travel supplier financial insolvencies will be provided if the insurance is purchased within 15 days of your trip deposit. Please read the insurance brochure carefully.