- Vietnam - A land of staggering natural beauty and cultural complexities, of dynamic megacities and hill-tribe villages, Vietnam is both exotic and compelling. Vietnamese culture is complex, diverse and represents something of a history lesson. The nation's labyrinthine, teeming trading quarters are rich in indigenous crafts and reflect centuries-old mercantile influences.
- Transfers as itinerary, - Halong 2 days package - Joining day trip to Tam Coc/ or Trang An and group tour to Mekong delta, - Foody tour in Ho Chi Minh city, - Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner) - Domestic flight ticket from Hanoi to HCMC - Accommodation at 4 star hotels
Personal expenses, drinks, other meals, travel insurance, tips, other not mentioned
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Vietnam - A land of staggering natural beauty and cultural complexities, of dynamic megacities and hill-tribe villages, Vietnam is both exotic and compelling. Vietnamese culture is complex, diverse and represents something of a history lesson. The nation's labyrinthine, teeming trading quarters are rich in indigenous crafts and reflect centuries-old mercantile influences.
Day 1 (Sep 30): SQ188, Hanoi arrival @ 17:35 Noi Bai T2. airport pickup and transfer to hotel. F&E
Day 2 (Oct 1): Hanoi - Halong, overnight cruise (B/L/D) - VIOLA CRUISE 4**** LUXURY
Day 3 (Oct 2): More cruise and back to Hanoi. (B/L)- VIOLA CRUISE 4 ****
Day 4 (Oct 3): Day trip to Tam Coc/ or Trang An (B/L)- LUXURY SUPER SMALL - 9 PAX MAX
Day 5 (Oct 4): domestics flight to Ho Chi Minh city, evening foody tour (B/D)- PRIVATE FOOD TOUR
Day 6 (Oct 5): Mekong full day trip
Day 7 (Oct 6): F&E in the morning for HCM city, airport transfer to Tan Son Nhat T2, SQ183 departure @15:55
Accommodation in Hanoi: O Gallery Premier hotel
Room type: Deluxe twin. Add: 122 Hang Bong str, Hoan Kiem HanoiAccommodation in HCM city: Citadines Regency Saigon - Room type: Deluxe twin
20 - 22 Pham Ngoc Thach Street, Dist 3, HCM city
Hanoi - Halong: VIOLA CRUISE 4**** LUXURY (Oct 1&2)
DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG – BAI TU LONG BAY, O/N on BOAT – VIOLA CRUISE 4*
07:40 – 08:20am Pick up at your hotel (in
the Old Quarter in Hanoi) by Bus.
12:00 – 12:30pm Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
12:30 – 13:00pm Check – in. Cruise will begin with welcome drink and safety briefing.
13:00 – 14:30pm Buffer lunch will be served in dining room while cruising into magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating limestone karsts on the way.
14:30 – 17:00 pm Cruise to Vung Vieng – Ban Chan beach: Taking the Bamboo Boat to discover Vung Vieng village and Pearl farm, then transfer to Ban Chan beach for swimming and Kayaking around this area
17:30 pm Transfer back to the Boat
Relax and enjoy the Sunset party on the sun deck while cruising to Cong Dong – Cong Do area to anchor for overnight
18:45 – 19:00 p.m Having dinner! Our chef transports our guest back to Ancient Hue Dynasty with an 8 Course Imperial feast. Guest will sample dishes that was one only a available to royalty
21:00 p.m After Dinner, Retreat to your room for some rest and relax or ascend to the sundeck which Designed both for social interaction and private reflection. Whether it’s to laze around after a wonderful and filling dinner, drink or two with your new found friends. This will be a great area where Guest can also try their hand at Squid fishing, Board games.
Included: Shuttle bus, entrance fee, English guide on boat, boat cruise, all meals
DAY 3: THIEN CANH SON CAVE -HANOI
The nicest time of the day on Halong Bay is the morning. Head
to the upper deck, to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an
early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and
watch the never ending miraculous scenery unfold before you.
07:00 am Enjoy the Morning view of bay’s landscape over breakfast
08:00 am After breakfast, We continue our exploration of this area by visiting Thien Canh Son cave
09:30 am Check out of the Cabins
10:00 am Laze around the sundeck or joined our Chef in a cooking class in making Traditional Vietnamese Spring roll
11:00 am To complete your Vietnamese Culinary Experience. Guest will be presented with a traditional Vietnamese Family Meal. This Traditional Vietnamese Meal is significant to Vietnamese people which do appreciate the period of family union
12:00 am Upon Arrival back to Hon Gai Wharf, disembark and proceed to our Viola Halong city office while waiting for transport back to Hanoi. ( Complimentary Tea is made available for our guest)
12:30 am We continue onward by air conditioned bus through the Vietnamese countryside and into the bustling metropolis of Hanoi
16:00 – 16:30 pm Arrive in Hanoi end your trip.
Tam Coc - Ninh Binh -JOINING LUXURY TRIP (Group tour) (Oct 3rd)
07.15 – 07.45 Pick up from your hotel or private address and departure to Ninh Binh.
10.00 Visiting a local family in the Tam Coc area. They are a traditional Vietnamese family with three generations living together. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life and their handicraft job of making traditional embroidery.
10:30 Leaving the family, you will take a bike and start riding to explore the rice fields and limestone mountains with a unique route.
12:00 Come back the local family, enjoy a special lunch with the local cuisine featuring the yin-yang balance of the Asian culture. After lunch, a break with a cup of tea will be served before you continue the journey of discovery Ninh Binh.
13.30 Visit Tam Coc by a small boat rowed by a local for about 1.5 hours. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, the boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of Limestone Mountains, rice paddy if traveling during harvest season.
15:30 Arrive at Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century, visit the temple of King Dinh. Under the introduction of our local guide, you will get to know more about the Vietnamese history.
16.30 Leave Ninh Binh and drive straight back to Hanoi.
18:30 Arrive in Hanoi, drop you back to your hotel
FLY TO HO CHI MINH + FOODY TOUR (Private tour) (Oct 4th)
After breakfast, we transfer you to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Upon arrival, we pick you at airport and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon we do foody tour by motorobike from 13:30 – 17:30
People say, “When in Vietnam, eat like a Vietnamese” - Saigon offers the world’s best streetfood, so it would be the night that you could never forget in your life! Travelling with 4 million motorbikes around to different street-food areas, tasting variety dishes like: Bánh Xèo Vietnamese pancake), Bánh Cuốn (rolled sheets), Bánh Mì Thịt (Vietnamese baguette), Lẩu (hot pot), Fresh fruits… and seeing how to make them by locals will be an exciting experience. No more tourists or locals, no more different nationalities or languages, just common ground for all street food lovers! We drive you back to your hotel or drop you somewhere in District 1 on your requests.
DAY TRIP TO MEKONG DELTA (Group tour) (Oct 5th)
At 7:30 - 08.00am, meeting our tour guide at your hotel and leave Ho Chi Minh city. It takes one hour and thirty minutes driving to get to My Tho town. One the way, travelers will have chance to see these beautiful landscape along the road such as the green rice fields, the peaceful Vam Co Dong river and the busy Long An town.
Arrive to My Tho town, visit Vinh Trang pagoda an oldest ancient one in Southern Vietnam. Known as the largest pagoda and the most special architecture in Mekong Delta. It’s architecture was influenced by Vietnamese culture and Khmer’s culture as well as European’s architecture
Then transfer to the pier boat for getting on a motorized boat. Take a leisurely boat ride in Tien river to enjoy fresh air, to see the peaceful life of the local people, Passing the stilt house, the fishing floating farm, the four Islands (Dragon, Phoenix, Tortoise, Unicorn)
After passing Rach Mieu bridge, we disembark at Thoi Son Islet that locates on Phoenix Island. Take a leisurely walking on the village paths, visit local people’s home, orchard garden and enjoy seasonal fruits while listening to traditional Southern folk music.
Then visit honey bee farm and taste delicious honey tea with lemon that is really good for health. Local people also have python farm for those tourist, who like adventure can take a photo with pythons. Take a hand- rowed sampan through the creeks for sightseeing the natural water coconut trees a symbol in the Delta areas. Return to the motorized boat then cruising to Ben Tre province, visit coconut candy workshop to know how to make delicious candies by hand.
Having lunch at Riverside restaurant. After lunch, cruising to Unicorn Island to visit crocodile farm and visit the remains of Coconut belief. Then take a short walking through the narrow village path to the car. Return to Ho Chi Minh city around 5.00pm.
DEPARTURE: Oct 6th
SQ183 departure @15:55
At 13:00 we will take you from hotel to Ho Chi Minh airport for your departure flight @ SQ183 departure @15:55
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