Honeymoon Viet Nam 12 Days

 

Day 1: Ha Noi Arrival (B/D)

Welcome to Ha Noi - the historic capital and cultural heart of Vietnam.  Set on the banks of the Red River, Ha Noi is brimming with French colonial architecture, historic and religious sights.  There and plenty of beautiful lakes, exquisitely arranged to make it one of the most graceful and charming cities in South East Asia. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. (Note: normal check-in time for hotels is 14:00.  Please advise us if you require an early check-in)

This evening indulge yourself with a romantic welcome dinner at an exquisitely renovated colonial villa. The restaurant staff will pamper you with fantastic, innovative Vietnamese dishes in well-set and elegant surroundings.

Overnight in Ha Noi

Day 2: Ha Noi - From City to the Countryside Tour Full Day (B/L)

08:30 Immerse yourself in ancient Vietnamese culture with an excursion to Duong Lam. This village is one of the country's few remaining ancient villages.  It has a long history of about 1,200 years. It was also the home of the two Vietnamese Kings, Phung Hung (761-802) and Ngo Quyen (896-944).  There are around 300 houses built three or four centuries ago with lateritic bricks. Bike along the narrow alleyways of the Mong Phu hamlet and appreciate the old charm of this tranquil village. Explore houses that are over 400 years old. On our way back to Ha Noi, visit the old Tay Phuong pagoda - one of the first pagodas built in Vietnam. Enjoy picnic lunch in the village before return to Ha Noi.

This afternoon we visit the Temple of Literature - the first University in Vietnam - founded in 1070. Then head towards Hoan Kiem Lake for a relaxing rickshaw ride (cyclo) through the narrow, chaotic streets of the Old Quarter - known as the ‘36 streets’. The Old Quarter is a labyrinth of roads, alleyways, and marketplaces and bustles with local activities. End the day with a traditional water-puppet performance – a uniquely northern Vietnamese art form depicting scenes of rural life and episodes of national history. Return hotel.

Overnight in Ha Noi

Day 3: Ha Noi – Ha Long – Overnight Cruise (B/L/D)         

This morning a scenic drive takes us to the magnificent Halong Bay, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. On arrival board our deluxe wooden junk for an overnight journey into the Bay. As the boat sets sail on the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin, prepare your appetite for an enjoyable lunch on deck. Stop to visit the floating fishing village of Vung Vieng - where you'll gain a fascinating insight into the daily life of the floating communities in the bay. During the cruise, there will be swimming and a chance to explore the area by kayak (extra cost involved). Enjoy the sunset over the bay from the sundeck while our boat weighs anchor for the night. Dine tonight with a scrumptious seafood dinner on board.                                                   

Overnight on board

Day 4: Ha Long – Ha Noi – Flight to Da Nang – Hoi An (B)   

Rise early to enjoy the gentle breezes of the bay. Enjoy the fresh air and greet the day with a Tai Chi class on the sundeck. As our boat weaves slowly through strange-shaped limestone rock formations making its way back towards the port, enjoy a wholesome brunch. There's time to explore a hidden grotto, famed for its stunning stalactites and stalagmites of all kinds before our disembarking at noon. Meet your guide and driver then transfer to Ha Noi Airport for the flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, it is a short drive from the airport to Hoi An town.

Overnight in Hoi An

Day 5: Hoi An – Walking Tour & Boat Trip to Pottery Village Full Day (B/D)

14:00 It's time to discover Hoi An. A walking tour through the narrow streets of the ancient town visiting the Chinese Assembly Hall and a 200-year-old Tan Ky house and the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge will give us a glimpse of its prosperous past - a bustling international trading port dating back to 16th century. Today, Hoi An is a quiet riverside town, renowned for its quaint architecture, delicious fusion cuisine, excellent 24h tailor-made service.  It is as a world heritage site listed by UNESCO. Following, board a rowing boat across rivers to Thanh Ha Pottery Village.  Here you will view the various stages of producing the many kinds of the pottery products such as jar vase, earthen pot, and decorative lamps and so on.

Tonight you’ll experience an unforgettable honeymoon dinner in one of the best restaurant in Hoi An that specially-arranged by Far East Travel. We wish you a meaningful night in this lovely town.

Overnight in Hoi An

Day 6: Hoi An – Cycling Tour To Tra Que Herb Village – Cooking Half Day Tour (B/L)

08:30 A delightful cycling and cooking tour on the rural outskirts of Hoi An town will reveal the secrets of Hoi An’s cuisine and its traditional gardening methods. This morning, we hop on our bikes and travel to the organic village of Tra Que which is named after a widely used sweet scented herb. Walk through the herb gardens, where we'll have the opportunity to interact with local farmers and join them in their daily gardening activities. Rest and enjoy a special herbal drink before we get to know how to make "Cao Lau" and "Tam Huu" for today lunch. Finish the cooking session, sit and enjoy your own creations, then a leisurely cycle back to hotel.

The remainder of the day is at leisure for relaxing or further activities at your own pace or simply laying back on the beach. More options are to street down and browse for some souvenirs or have yourself a suit with Hoi An ‘s excellent 24h tailor-made service or visit one of the town’s museums, such as the Museum of Trade Ceramics.

Overnight in Hoi An

Day 7: Hoi An – Da Nang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City – City Tour Half Day by local Daihatsu (B)

After breakfast, we leave Hoi An behind and fly to the bustling and dynamic city of Ho Chi Minh. The locals still prefer to call it Saigon.  It is the economic hub of the country with a huge variety of things to see and do. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check in. This afternoon, explore the city’s major sights such as The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Central Post Office and much more on a Daihatsu - a mini truck that preferred by local merchandisers & pupils. Travel with a Daihatsu is not only a much funny & enjoyable way, but also a great idea to have a better experience into the local life.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh – Ben Tre – Can Tho – Private Overnight Cruise Trip (B/L/D)

This morning we leave Saigon early for 2-hour drive to Ben Tre town. Upon arrival, we embark on the charming Mango Cruise. You’ll get a refreshing welcome cocktail on the deck and meet the crew members. Our first stop will be the Mo Cay local wet market where the locals come to buy fresh fish, meat, vegetables, as well as other exotic delicacies including rat and snake.  Continue cruising along the canals and stop at a hamlet to visit the coconut processing place where locals make coconut oils and coconut fiber. Return to the boat for lunch on board. After lunch, we head down to Vung Liem canal and start cycling to visit a local brick kiln where traditional methods of hand-making brick are still used.  Then it’s on to the fascinating Cao Dai and Kh’mer temples. Afterwards we cruise to Tra On and anchor overnight.  As the sun sets, we freshen up and then head to the deck for a cooking demonstration before enjoying a delicious, 5-course dinner on board. The rest of the evening is spent at your leisure.

Overnight on board

Day 9: Can Tho – Flight to Phu Quoc – Free at leisure (B)

Wake up early in the morning to visit Tra On floating market before heading to the region's largest wholesale floating market of Cai Rang in Can Tho.  The waterway is teeming with hundreds of boats heavily loaded with fresh fruit and vegetables. Merchants attract traders by hanging a sample of their goods on a top of an offering pole. As the boat gently approaches, you'll get the opportunity to actually join in the market activities, buy some fruit and interact with local merchants. After the market visit, relax on board while soaking in the surroundings until disembarking at the pier. We continue take transfer to Can Tho airport for a short flight to the island paradise of Phu Quoc. The afternoon is left free for your relaxation on a beautiful white sand beach or to pamper yourself with spa treatment at the resort’s spa (your own account).

Overnight in Phu Quoc

Day 10 & 11:  Free at Leisure (B)

Phu Quoc is a huge mountainous and forested island that offers several beautiful, un-spoilt white sand beaches. Spend the next two nights at leisure in Phu Quoc to enjoy the beach in the wonderful laid back surrounding of your resort, or to enjoy the resort’s facilities such as : Kayaks (1double & 2 single), petanque (French bowls), table tennis, badminton, volleyball, snorkeling equipment, body boards & bicycles. In your free time, you can visit the Fish Sauce Factory to see the processing of one of Vietnam’s most important ingredients. If you are interested in marine life, you can go snorkeling, fishing or scuba diving or you can take a hiking trip along the dirt tracks and paths through the pepper and cashew plantations (your own arrangement).

Overnight in Phu Quoc

Day 12:  Phu Quoc – Flight to Ho Chi Minh - Departure (B)

Today you’ll say farewell to this paradise island to catch your onward flight after flying back to Ho Chi Minh City. We wish you a pleasant journey ahead and hope to see you again soon.

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Prices & Details

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4 & 5 STAR MIX PACKAGE:

CITY

HOTEL NAME

ROOM TYPE

Ha Noi

Hotel De L'Opera

Deluxe

Ha Long

Sea Life Cruise

Suite Cabin

Hoi An

Ancient House Village

Palm View Villa

Ho Chi Minh

Pullman

Superior

Mekong

Song Xanh Sampan

Charter

Phu Quoc

Famiana Resort

Deluxe Ocean View

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
5 STAR PACKAGE:

CITY

      HOTEL NAME     

ROOM TYPE

Ha Noi

Hotel De L'Opera

Deluxe

Ha Long

Jasmine Cruise

Deluxe Cabin

Hoi An

Victoria Resort

River View Room

Ho Chi Minh

Pullman

Deluxe

Mekong

Song Xanh Sampan

Charter

Phu Quoc

La Veranda Resort

Deluxe Villa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


HIGH-END PACKAGE:

       CITY       

HOTEL NAME

ROOM TYPE

Ha Noi

Sofitel Metropole

Luxury

Ha Long

Violet Junk

Suite Cabin

Hoi An

The Nam Hai

One Bedroom Villa

Ho Chi Minh

Park Hyatt

Park Room

Mekong

Song Xanh Sampan

Charter

Phu Quoc

     Chen Sea Resort       

Jacuzzi Villa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conditions:

       - All rates are per person in USD, and based on twin share occupancy. If single room is required then the above supplement is applied.

       - All rates valid until 31 Dec 2016.

       - All rates are subject to surcharge & compulsory meals if travel during Peak season, Christmas, New Year, Vietnamese Lunar New Year, Holiday, Festival.

Package Includes:

       - Accommodation with daily breakfast & honeymoon benefits (B).

       - All boat trips, Daihatsu trip, rickshaw ride, sightseeing activities, puppet show and zone entrance fees as specified in the itinerary.

       - Mineral water  (02 bottles/day) & cold disposal tissue.

       - Private air-conditioned transportation throughout the journey.

       - Station English or French speaking guide.

       - Meals: 4 Lunches and 4 Dinners as stated (L/D) in the itinerary.

Package Excludes:

       - International Flights

       - Domestic Flights (quote separately)

       - Travel insurances and other personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, in-room services.

       - Personal drink, mini-bar in room and beverage on meals.

       - Tips for guide, driver, porter

       - Visa fee (if applicable)

       - Other services not mentioned above.


Prices may vary depend on your travel period, accommodation standard, and the size of your group; however flexible. We can design this tour according to your specific touring needs and budget. Simply click HERE to email us or fill in the form below. We will contact you within 24-48 hours.

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