This specially designed Handcrafted Tour is for those who love to indulge in the relaxation and luxury you deserve but still want to explore the best highlights of Vietnam. This trip combines the hidden charms of Hanoi’s 1000-year-old capital. We visit 3 UNESCO sites: The amazingly stunning Ha Long Bay, the Ancient Capital: Hue, and the peacefully romantic ancient town of Hoi An. Travel and eat like a local as we enjoy the thrilling Top Gear motorbike tour in Hue. Wander the quaint streets of Hoi An’s ancient town, explore the dynamic Saigon, chill on the white sand beaches and hotel spa, and experience life floating in the beautiful Mekong. A truly authentic experience of Vietnamese culture, people, and life.
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Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam
History & Culture, Relaxing, Luxury, Nature…
2 – Light
Today you arrive in Hanoi, Vietnam’s bustling 1000-year-old colonial capital.
After checking in your room at Hotel, enjoy your free time, refresh yourself and relax. Wandering around this beautifully romantic and bustling city in Old Quarter Area to observe the real life of locals. Let’s try some Yummy Vietnamese food.
We will visit the oldest pagoda located on the Island of beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake then you enjoy watching the traditional Water Puppet Show to understand more about Vietnamese Culture
Afterward, we will enjoy a welcome dinner to taste delicious Vietnamese food that you will try more on this trip
Meals Included: Dinner.
Accommodation: La Siesta Hotels in Hanoi.
After breakfast, we set out on a 3-4 hour drive through the beautiful countryside to the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site: Ha Long Bay.
We’ll Spend 24 hours on Luxury Boat Cruise in the amazing bay: a natural wonderland composed of jutting limestone islands and sparkling turquoise waters. Welcome aboard and savour a gourmet lunch of fresh seafood while we are sailing out into the mystical bay of over one thousand stunning limestone islands including Dinh Huong and Ga Choi. We’ll stop at an island cove with a sheltered white sand beach. You can climb up to the top of the island to get amazing panoramic views of the bay and take a dip in the warm waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. Back to the boat where you’ll spend the night being lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking of calm waters.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: 5 Star luxury Boat Cruise.
Lazy morning, wake early or relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea before setting out to explore the bay’s largest Sung Sot Cave with colorful limestone stalagmites and stalactites. Return to the boat for brunch then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Bai Tu Long Bay as we navigate back to Ha Long City where the driver will meet you at the dock and we drive to the Airport to catch the flight to the ancient capital
Meals included: Breakfast or Brunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Hue was the first place in Vietnam to be declared a UNESCO World Culture Heritage Site in 1993!
Fresh off the overnight train we arrive in Hue and transfer to the hotel. Once the imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of the country’s royal past. Enjoy free time in the morning to rest or explore the city at your own pace.
In the afternoon, we’ll be exploring Hue like a local – from the back of a motorbike as we embark on the Top Gear Tour! Straddle the saddle and whiz around town with a local guide, taking in the beautiful historic sights along the way. We’ll stop at Thanh Toan Bridge – the 18th-century covered bridge, and visit the Rice Museum and a local market. We keep driving further to visit the 17th-century active Buddhist monastery, Thien Mu Pagoda, and see the car that belonged to the Monk Thích Quang Duc who self-immolated in 1963 in protest against the treatment of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese regime.
Enjoy a vegetarian feast for lunch at a nunnery. Check out the royal tombs of Emperors and learn more about the life of Royal Kings before heading back to town. Back in town at the hotel, you can enjoy a free evening to relax by the swimming pool and enjoy the local restaurants.
Special Information: The motorbike tour is a great adventure and showcases the countryside and real-life experiences in Vietnam. It’s a lot of fun and highly recommended!
The motorbike tour has been assessed for safety and is closely monitored. Please ensure that your travel insurance covers riding a pillion on a motorbike up to 125cc. If you prefer not to participate in the motorbike riding, please let your Tour Leader know and they will arrange car transportation at no extra cost.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
After breakfast, we depart Hue for the scenic mountainous drive to Hoi An. We’ll stop at the fishing village of Lang Co for refreshments and at the dramatic Hai Van Pass, the high dividing line between the climate zones of North and South Vietnam, to admire the spectacular views.
Upon arrival in Hoi An, you’ll check in at your hotel. After settling in, we’ll begin a sightseeing walk through the Old Town to visit the city’s major attractions. You’ll also be given a sightseeing pass (note that the pass is valid for 3 days there, please always bring it with you when in town) so you can further explore select attractions at your leisure.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.
Today, enjoy the relaxing resort popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, skilled tailors, and numerous cafes.
Immerse yourself in the tranquillity and charm of this sleepy riverside town. From the 15th to 18th centuries Hoi An was a thriving international port frequented by the Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese, and Arab traders, who came to trade in the high-quality silk still produced in the region.
Take the opportunity to order tailor-made clothes, shop for souvenirs and jewelry and explore the beautiful night market stocked with unique colorful lanterns. If shopping isn’t your thing, take the weight off your feet in one of Hoi An’s many cafés and restaurants, enjoy a massage or relax on Cua Dai or An Bang Beach. Check with your guide or hotel about cooking classes too!
Meals included: Breakfast.
Accommodation:Hotel in Hoi An
We have breakfast at the hotel and then drive to the airport to take the flight to Vietnam’s biggest commercial hub: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) – a very dynamic and modern metropolis.
Arrive in the late morning and enjoy an orientation tour with Cyclo Tour through Ho Chi Minh City’s bustling streets en route to the hotel. We’ll eat lunch at a downtown restaurant then set out on a guided city tour. In the afternoon, we will visit the former Head Quarter of Saigon – The Independent Palace then tour to War Remnant Museum, walk to see Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office, and Ben Thanh Market. Enjoy the rest of the day free at your leisure.
Meals included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
Today we spend a day away from the busy city of Saigon and drive to Ben Tre Province of Peaceful land coconut Are
On arrival, we board a private boat for a glimpse at the Delta scenery while enjoying coconut juice. Experience the unique lifestyle of the Mekong Delta as you visit different islands of fruit orchards, coconut groves, and homemade products such as coconut candies, rice cakes, and handicrafts. After a short walk, we visit a local family to learn how they make sedge mat and we’ll enjoy tea and tropical fruits while listening to traditional music. Next, we take “Xe Loi” – Motor Carts or Tuk Tuks through peaceful fruit gardens like a safari of real local life in the Mekong Delta and paddle on a rowing boat through picturesque coconut canals. We’ll stop at a riverside restaurant for a delicious and filling lunch then it’s time to catch a boat back to the mainland then travel back to Saigon for your last night in Vietnam
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon
We trust you have had a great time and holiday in Vietnam.
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