Impressive Vietnam

15days, 14nights

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Overview

Impressive Vietnam

Discover the outstanding destinations on a 15 days luxury tour in Vietnam and enjoy the beach - end services as you travel This tour is perfectly desinged for those looking for all indulgent luxury and extravagant comfort in some of the most exclusive hotels throughout Vietnam as well as experiencing the local culture. Discovering Hanoi, cruising the Mekong Delta and Halong Bay, lazing on the beach in Nha Tran and exploring the tunnels of Cu Chi. From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 15 exhilarating days, visiting Hue and Hoi An en route.

Trip Highlights

Trip Highlights
- Discover Hanoi and old quarter streets
- Experienced in local villages en route to Mai Chau. Located in the beautiful valleys surrounded by rice terraces, are the small villages of the White Thai and Mai Chai people, known for their stilt houses and stunning scenery. 
- There is a chance to explore Halong Bay cruise with many beautiful islands
- Heading to the central to explore Hue which is
 the ancient walled Citadel containing the former Imperial Palace.
- Be lazy on beach for some activities at your own
- Saigon and Cu Chi where you feel the dinamic and busy of the biggest city of Vietnam.


Itinerary

Impressive Vietnam

15days, 14nights

Upon arrival at Hanoi Airport you will be met and transferred to your city centre hotel. Known as the ‘Paris of the Orient’, Hanoi is the charming capital and cultural heart of Vietnam. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight : Movenpick Hotel

This morning we head to Hoan Kiem Lake which is the very heart of the city. Residents of Hanoi congregate around the lake early each morning to partake in Tai chi, aerobics and other light exercise. Take a stroll around the lake before tucking into a traditional Vietnamese breakfast (Pho) at a cafe boasting marvellous views of the lake. Drop by a local coffee shop to observe how Hanoi locals enjoy sipping Vietnam bitter sweet coffee at Cafe Giang, the oldest cafe brand in Hanoi since 1946, it is well known for Cafe Trung, or Egg Cafe, which is something like a Hanoi Cappuccino with the option to try one yourself, or perhaps opt for a truly unique cooking experience instead. 
In the afternoon, we travel through local villages en route to Mai Chau. Located in the beautiful valleys surrounded by rice terraces, are the small villages of the White Thai and Mai Chai people, known for their stilt houses and stunning scenery. On arrival, we have some time to freshen up before dinner. 

Overnight : Mai Chau Ecolodge
 

 We wake up to the sounds of the roosters this morning and have some free time for a peaceful stroll through the countryside. Return to the hotel for breakfast before we mount our bikes and explore the daily village life of the Thai ethnic minority people, passing the regions villages, interacting with the locals. This afternoon we return to Hanoi, where we have the evening at leisure. 

Overnight : Movenpick Hotel

11:45          Arrive in Hon Gai pier and boarding operations

12:45         The Cruise Manager will give a welcome speech with all the cruise information and Safety instructions.

13: 15        Enjoy the lunch with the best products of the Bay.

14.45         Visit the Vung Vieng floating fishing village by kayaking

15.30-16.30  If you want to relax on the boat instead of participating in other activities feel free to use our sauna at no extra cost.

17:00 -18:30 Happy Hour: buy 01 get 01 free

17:30        The Cooking Demonstration is waiting for you to discover the secrets of Vietnamese Cuisine.

19:00         Enjoy set menu dinner on board

21:00        Join the Squid Fishing activity. Free time on the boat.

The bar is open late to serve you. Overnight at Cong Do Area.

Overnight : Athena Cruise

06:30      Practice one of the oldest traditions of East Asia: Tai Chi – A beautiful and relaxing experience on the open deck. Tea and coffee are served.

07:00      Light breakfast is served.

07:30      Explore Thien Canh Son cave in Ha Long Bay. Witness its beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Note: there are about 200 steps to get up to the cave.

09:00      Check out time.

Please put your luggage outside the cabin and the key at the reception desk.

Our staff will transfer your luggage to our lounge for you. Bill settlement at the reception desk.

09:30      Brunch is served at the restaurant on the 2nd deck.

10:45      The boat arrives at the pier.

Transfer right back to Noi Bai airport for your flight to Hue

Overnight : Hue Imperial Hotel

Hue was the Vietnamese capital during the Nguyen Dynasty 1802-1945 and ruins of the city’s regal past can still be seen inside the Citadel and the Imperial City. Created in the 19th century, the Imperial City was modelled on the Forbidden City in Beijing and holds many palaces and temples inside its giant walls. Many of the buildings were damaged by French aerial bombing and the Tet Offensive in 1968. Now it is slowly being restored thanks to generous funding by UNESCO. 

Your tour begins after breakfast with the ancient walled Citadel containing the former Imperial Palace. Spend the morning wandering through the enclosure before lunch and a trip into the surrounding countryside to see the final resting place of the Emperors at one of the most impressive Royal Tombs. This evening enjoy a scenic cruise along the Perfume River. 

Overnight ; Hue Imperial Hotel

This morning, continue south to the riverside town of Hoi An. The five hour trip hugs the coastline along the South China Sea with breathtaking views particularly as the road winds its way up Hai Van Pass (“Pass of the Clouds”). From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hoi An was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab merchants. Today, Hoi An is a quaint riverside town, renowned for its silk and popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops and numerous cafes. Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century and much of the town is now heritage-listed. 
In the afternoon, enjoy a guided walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Assembly Hall, 200-year-old Tam Ky house and the Japanese Covered Bridge. 

Overnight : Anantara Hoian Resort
 

Spend a day at leisure on the beach or having clothes made by one of the expert, inexpensive tailors that Hoi An is famous for. In the evening, you might want to stroll Hoi An's romantic, silk latern lit streets and dine in one of its fantastic riverside restaurants. 

Overnight : Anantara Hoian Resort
 

Transfer to the airport in Danang and fly to the coastal resort of Nha Trang. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Spend the remains of the day at leisure. Nha Trang is a popular coastal resort in central Vietnam, with 7kms of white sandy beach and pristine waters surrounded by archipelagos and mountains.

Overnight : Nha Trang Beach Resort 

A day of leisure and indulgence as we cruise through blue clear waters amongst the islands off Nha Trang. We take drive to Cau Da port where we will embark on our boat. We cruise to visit the Tri Nguyen Aquarium, a small world of many sea species of local province at Mieu Island. We will then head out to Mun Island where you have the chance for swimming and optional snorkelling in the crystal clear waters. Lunch stop is at the fishing village of Lang Chai where there is time to explore further before boarding the boat back to Nha Trang harbour.

Overnight : Nha Trang Beach Resort
 

 

The resort is ideal for scuba diving, snorkelling or simply relaxing on the sandy beach. Sample some of the delicious seafood in some of the many restaurants and perhaps enjoy a spot of retail therapy at Cho Dam Market. 

Overnight ; Nha Trang Beach Resort

Transfer to the airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Spend the remains of the day at leisure in this lively and cosmopolitan metropolis with its gleaming sky scrapers, expensive restaurants, bars and designer shops, which stand in stark contrast to the ancient pagodas, colonial era landmarks and ramshackle markets. 

Overnight : Equartorial Saigon Hotel

Take a morning excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels, north west of the city. This immense network of connecting underground tunnels, were used by the Viet Cong and one of the famous battle grounds in the Vietnam War. Watch a short introductory video on the construction of the tunnels before exploring the maze of tunnels, accompanied by the guide. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500-pound bombs from B52 bombers. 

Returning to Ho Chi Minh City at around 2pm, stop for lunch before visiting some of the city's major attractions including the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral (from the outside as renovations are taking place) and the War Remnants Museum. 

Overnight : Equartorial Saigon Hotel

Enjoy a cruise on the Mekong Delta today! Ben Tre is famous for its coconut production and quiet, peaceful waterways. Here we enjoy a traditional sampan boat that will take us to visit a brick making shop, a fruit garden and a local family where rice paper made. This afternoon we return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Overnight : Equartorial Saigon Hotel

After breakfast and hotel check out, included transfer to Ho Chi Minh City airport for your onward flight.

Important information

Included

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle during sightseeing trip
  • Accommodation based on 5 star hotels (double occupancy) with daily breakfast          
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as stated in the itnerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
  • Private English speaking guide as outlined in the itinerary
  • Private cabin in a shared boat in Halong, private boat in Hue and Nha Trang

Excluded

  • International and domestic flights with taxes
  • Meals are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Vietnam visa
  • Personal spending money and all other things are non-clearly mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Surcharges in Christmas and New Year’s Eve

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