Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang - Hoi An - Hanoi - Ha Long Bay
Duration: 12 Days - The tour may begin and conclude in either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon), as you wish.
Prices starting as low as $1,088.00 USD per person.
Inclusions: Accommodation as listed above, Meals as listed in the itinerary, English speaking local guides (one place = one guide), Tours and transfers as mentioned, Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
Exclusions: Travel insurance (compulsory), Fully escorted guide to accompany you throughout the country. This can be arranged for an additional fee, Visas, Spending money, Tips & gratuities, Activities not listed, Meals not listed, All drinks, International departure taxes, International flights
Please contact us for a designed and customized tour and please provide us with any special requests. We do not charge our clients for our design services and you are only obligated for payment upon the booking of your final designed and approved tour package.
B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner
Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City (-/-/-)
You will be met and greeted upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City
Upon arrival, you will be met and greeted and transferred to your hotel. Your overnight stay will be in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B/L/-)
You will begin your exploration of the major and bustling city of Ho Chi Minh City, which is leading commercial center of Vietnam and the site of a growing number of upscale restaurants, shops and cafes. You will visit the Thien Hau Pagoda, Chinatown, the Reunification Palace, the Opera House and Ho Chi Minh City Hall (the Hotel de Ville). You will also have the opportunity to visit the very impacting War Remnants Museum. In Ho Chi Minh City, you will also explore the vibrant outdoor markets and Dong Khoi Street, which is the city's main shopping boulevard. Here you will find shops and merchants selling clothes and accessories created by new Vietnamese designers, high quality linens and house wares, and some hill tribe crafts from the countryside. You will enjoy another relaxing overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Danang - Hoi An (B/-/-)
The start of your day will be free at your leisure until your transfer to the airport for a short flight to Da Nang.
Upon your arrival at Da Nang International airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An. You will have ample and unrestricted time to walk the narrow and winding streets of this ancient riverside town. Your overnight stay will be in Hoi An.
Day 4: Hoi An Ancient Town (B/L/-)
After breakfast, you will visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. You might want to relax at a local pub, go shopping or also visit the many local tailors who can make quality clothes for you, often in less than one day. Your overnight stay will be in Hoi An.
Day 5: Hoi An - Danang - Fusion Maia Resort & Spa (B/-/-)
Your morning will be free until your car and driver arrive to take you to the Fusion Maia Resort &Spa, which is located on My Khe beach.
My Khe Beach (also known as China Beach) islocated about 6km east of Da Nang and approximately 24km north of Hoi An. This beautiful beach of smooth sand stretches along the coast for 9km and has an average width of between 50m and 70m. The gradient is gentle, its protected location on the Son Tra peninsula buffers the autumn winds which usually restrict swimming when you are down the coast. This famous beach was used for recreation by U.S. Military personnel during the American War. The white sand beach is dotted with palm trees and overlooks the vast South China Sea.
Fusion Resorts is a new resort company which has created one of Vietnam’s most unique, modern and individually oriented hotel, resort and residential properties in the country. Since its resort opening in 2008, Fusion Resorts continues to promote and provide travel and leisure with a strong lifestyle approach. It’s not a holiday, it’s a lifestyle.
Fusion Maia is all spa inclusive resort. It is the first of its kind in Asia and provides all variations and selections of spa treatments, private pools and breakfast any time and place. The cost is included in the standard room rate.
Day 6 & 7: Danang (B/-/-)
Your day will be free to enjoy the spa and other services available to you at your resort location.
Day 8: Danang - Hanoi (B/-/-)
Today you will transfer to the airport for your flight to Hanoi, the colonial capital city of Vietnam, which is famous for it’s tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes, classic pagodas and temples.
Your day will be free to explore this wonderful city on your own. Your overnight stay will be in Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi City Tour (B/L/-)
The capital city of Hanoi is a very unique Asian city adorned with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, and many lakes, temples and pagodas. Your full day tour of Hanoi will include many of Hanoi’s most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilt House, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Presidential Palace. Your overnight stay will be in Hanoi.
Day 10: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D)
You will arrive back in Hanoi from Lao Cai station around 5 a.m. at which time you will be met by our driver and taken to a local restaurant for breakfast and morning coffee. You will then leave Hanoi for beautiful Ha Long Bay. Arrival time at the jetty in Ha Long Bay is estimated at 12:30 p.m. Upon your arrival, you will depart on a junk cruise where you will be served lunch. Ha Long Bay is a majestic place to visit and explore. There are thousands of sculpted limestone islands which dramatically rise above the water. It is a breathtaking experience to witness and one which you will always remember. Following lunch, you will embark on a short hike to a nearby summit where you will witness a beautiful panoramic view of the bay, or have the option to take a swim on a quiet beach or enjoy sunbathing on the sundeck.You will stay on board overnight.
Day 11: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B/-/-)
When you awake and then witness the calm bay waters of Ha Long Bay, you will have the opportunity to take an early morning swim, followed by breakfast on board your vessel. While sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while you witness the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands which dramatically rise up from the emerald waters of the bay.
Following your breakfast, you may explore Sung Sot Cave, swim and relax. You will then cruise back to the jetty and enjoy brunch on board your vessel, while you cruise through the bay and observe the many fascinating rock formations. Upon arrival at your dock, you will be met by your car and driver and return to Hanoi. Your overnight stay will be in Hanoi.
Day 12: Hanoi Departure (B/-/-)
There are no activities planned for today. You may enjoy your free time to further explore the city and shop for souvenirs until your transfer to the airport for your outbound flight. This will conclude our services.