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Romance of Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Ben Tre (Mekong Delta) – Nha Trang – Da Nang – Hoi An – Hanoi – Halong Bay
From: $918
  • Romantic moment on Nha Trang beach of Vietnam honeymoon
  • Enjoy relaxing massage
  • Romantic Hoi An in night
  • Enjoy Nha Trang Beach

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Overview
Tour Code: VNHM02
Filled with arresting sights and alluring flavors, this tour delivers the perfect introduction of Vietnam. Traveling through the country from South to North, following its dramatic coastline, and discovering its many attractions on the way. From the dynamic Ho Chi Minh City to the one thousand year history capital of Hanoi, sail through the legendary and majestic Halong Bay or get lost in intricate waterways of the Mekong Delta. Step back in time in the well-preserved structures with slow-paced life in the charming Hoi An town or just laze the day away on sandy beaches in Nha Trang to enjoy the sunlight and the sea. Feel your senses come alive with glorious history, vibrant colors, delicious cuisines and inspiring landscapes on our Vietnam Romance tour!
Itinerary Day by Day


Arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, welcome by our guide and transfer to hotel for check in. 
Start a tour around the city. Ho Chi Minh City formerly named Saigon is the largest city and economic center of Vietnam always bustled with activities of modern life. It is where businesses converge and shoppers indulge themselves into unlimited choices. However the city also carries with it a rich historical legacy in contrast with its dazzling glamor.
Begin with the Reunification Palace which was formerly the South Vietnam President’s residence until the end of April 1975. Proceed to the War Remnants Museum featuring an extensive collection of exhibits of weaponry, photos and documentation on Vietnam’s wars with the French and American, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, a neo-Roman cathedral built by the French with materials entirely imported from Marseilles, France.  Move on to the City Hall and take a leisurely stroll down to the coloful Dong Khoi Street full of fancy shops, stylish café, restaurants and art galleries.  Stop for sipping a cup of Vietnamese coffee at a rooftop café. 

Spa package: 
Your guide will take you to Spa at L’Apothiquaire or Spa centre in Sheraton Hotel in Saigon
Notes: Our guide will take you to Spa then you will by voucher and pay spa service by your account. (Rate approximate is US$ 100 /person for body massage and spa treatment, subject to change as per real cost) After spa time, guide will bring you out for shopping at Dong Khoi Street or Parkson shopping center. Dinner at Temple Club.

Meals: Dinner 
Accommodation: hotel in Ho Chi Minh City



Leave Saigon at around 8AM to the South for the picturesque little province of Ben Tre, particularly famous for its coconut candy and quite waterways. 

On arrival, take a Xe Loi ride through Huu Dinh village with lush sceneries of fields and gardens. Continue a short walk to Huu Phuoc Bridge where you will board a boat sailing through small canals. A welcome drink of fresh coconut and tropical fruits will be served. 

Stop over at a brick factory where locals still use traditional brick making method by hands. Then return to your boat to cross An Hoa River where you will take a sampan ride along narrow canals. Visit a local house and enjoy fresh fruits and tea before heading to a rice noodle factory which produces Hu Tieu noodle, one of the most popular breakfast dishes in the Southern.

Switch to a bike then cycle on village roads; stop at a local house with the traditional family business of sampan boat building. Continue riding to My Long for a call on a former soldier who survived after 2 years fighting the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh. Spend time chatting with him and enjoy crispy rice paper, the famous specialty of the village. Back to your bike and head to a local riverside restaurant. Have lunch and relax. After lunch, visit a nearby house which is renowned for sticky rice maker in the village. Here you can feed his tock of catfish and stroll around the fruit garden.

Back to the pier and cruising to Ben Tre city where your car waits for you for the drive to Saigon. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch 
Accommodation: hotel in Ho Chi Minh City



Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for flight to Nha Trang, the beach capital of Vietnam! The coastal city boasts one of the world’s most beautiful bays with long pristine sandy beaches on the turquoise waters dotted with little islands and the best scuba diving place in Vietnam.

On arrival, meet our guide then drive about 45 minutes to hotel for check in. 

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner   
Accommodation: resort in Nha Trang



You have a free day at leisure for relaxing and unwinding at the resort overlooking beautiful Bay. Snorkel or dive among the coral reefs in crystal blue waters, hike nature trails, cool off in your private plunge pool, indulge in spa treatments or just relax on the white sand beach and admire the unspoiled mountain and sea views. Overnight in Nha Trang

Meals: Breakfast,    
Accommodation: resort in Nha Trang



Today you are free at leisure for relaxing at the resort. There are various activities awaiting you such as snorkeling, diving to discover colorful coral reefs, hiking nature trails, cooling of in your private plunge pool, indulging in spa treatment or simple lying on the sandy beach to admire the breathtaking scenery of mountains and seas. 

Meals: Breakfast  
Accommodation: resort in Nha Trang



In the morning, transfer 45 minutes by car to the airport for flight to Da Nang. On arrival at airport, welcome by our guide. Take a quick tour to Da Nang including the Museum of Cham Sculpture which boasts an extensive collection of sculpture works by the Cham ethnic group, China beach and Marble Mountains before driving to Hoi An. Once a bustling maritime trading port of Asia, Hoi An is now a peaceful town mirroring in the gentle Thu Bon river. The town exemplifies the perfect fusion of cultures between Vietnam and the outside world with exceptionally well-preserved architectures, lifestyle and tradition.

Proceed to hotel for check in. Rest of the day free at leisure

Meals: Breakfast,    
Accommodation:  resort in Hoi An



Morning, start touring Hoi An to discover the ancient charm of a renowned World Heritage Site. Highlights for sightseeing include the town’s iconic 400-year-old Covered Bridge with a small temple attached to one side as a prominent example of Japanese architecture, the Museum of Trade Ceramics which is an elegant Vietnamese style wooden house built in 1858 showcasing antique ceramic artifacts, the 200-year-old Tan Ky House typifying an ancient Chinese merchant residence, Chua Ong Temple built in 1653 by Chinese settlers to worship Guan Yu, an ancient Chinese general whose character stands for loyalty, bravery and justice. Last, stroll through some streets of antique low tile-roofed houses and observe the local daily life still carrying an old-fashioned touch from the past.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
Accommodation:  resort in Hoi An



Morning, transfer to Da Nang airport for one hour flight to Hanoi. Arrive at Noi Bai airport, welcomed by our guide and transfer by car about 40 minutes to the city. Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital with a thousand-year-old history dating back to 1010. The city’s fascinating beauty which is characterized by unique cultural relics, ancient streets of antique houses, elegant French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and romantic lakes has made it one of the most charming cities of Asia.

Late afternoon, take a short visit to Hoan Kiem Lake in the heart of the city and Ngoc Son temple located on an islet in the lake. 

Evening, enjoy a Vietnam traditional puppet show at the nearby Thang Long theatre. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
Accommodation:  hotel in Hanoi



Morning, start a city tour beginning with a visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where the nation’s founder’s body is preserved (closed on Monday, Friday and through October - November), the colonial Presidential Palace, originally the French Governor Office and a fine example of French architecture in Hanoi, and the rural style Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked. Stop by one of Hanoi’s icons, the One Pillar Pagoda, built in the 11th Century in dedication to Avalokiteshvara or Buddha of Compassion and reminiscent of a lotus blossom rising from a pond. Continue to the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070 by the Ly Dynasty to honor Confucius, sages and outstanding Vietnamese scholars. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
Accommodation:  hotel in Hanoi



Morning pickup at 8:00 AM from your hotel for transfer to Halong Bay, which is about 160 km or 3.5-hour drive away. On the way, you will see some rural areas of the Red River Delta with plenty of chances to take photos of Vietnamese farmers working in paddy fields. Stop half way to visit a handicraft workshop of fine clothes and embroidered paintings. Arrive in Ha Long City at 11:30 AM and check in aboard the booked junk right after the welcome drink is served. Start cruising while having lunch on board and enjoy the mighty bay view. Ha Long Bay meaning Descending Dragon Bay in Vietnamese as legend has it that it was where a holly dragon landed down from sky. The bay, famous as one of the world’s wonders and heritage sites whose formation dates back 500 million years, consists of around 2,000 karst islands and islets scattered over an area of 1,553 km2. The bay cruise will continue with up close sighting of Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Sail Island, a visit to Sung Sot Cave and swimming stop at Titov Beach. Relax to enjoy the bay view at sunset, have dinner after, go fishing at 09:00 PM and spend a night on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation:  Cruise overnight in Halong Bay



Early risers can enjoy the splendid yet tranquil view of the bay at the crack of dawn. Breathe the sea’s fresh air, feel the morning breeze and hear the sounds of birds above. Have breakfast and cruise to visit Human head shaped island and Tortoise Island. Continue to cruise into Bai Tu Long Bay to discover the adjacent bay of “The Little Dragon Bowing to His Mother” as it is named. Check out and have lunch on board while heading back to the shore. Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
Accommodation:  hotel in Hanoi



At leisure until transfer to airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast

 
Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip
What's included
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room with daily breakfast
  • Services of a driver and private air-conditioned vehicle during all tours and transfers
  • Experienced English-speaking guide during all tours and transfers
  • Private board for sightseeing as mentioned in the program 
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch or dinner as specified in the itinerary
What's excluded
  • International & Domestic flight tickets 
  • Vietnam visa stamping fee at the airport
  • Meals, if not specified in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance (we highly recommend that you purchase adequate insurance)
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses, such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.
  • All other services not specified in the itinerary
Our Recommended Add-on Programs & Trips
 Full Day Mekong Delta in My Tho (SGN-F04)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 110 58 42 26

Morning, after breakfast, travel by road to the Mekong Delta, the world’s largest delta and Vietnam's largest rice bowl. On arrival in My Tho City, capital of Tien Giang Province, board a motorboat and navigate through intricate canals while observing the local daily life up close as well as the landscape of waterways and lush islands. Land on Thoi Son Island to listen to the Southern traditional music performed by native artists. Continue the tour with a paddleboat to cruise more canals before visiting households with traditional occupations of home-based coconut candy and rice-wine making.  Switch back to a motorboat to go to a bee farm to enjoy fresh honey tea and fresh fruits. On the way back to My Tho, stop to visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, a prominent local Buddhist structure built in 1850 with a unique architectural mixture of Vietnamese, Roman, Chinese and Cambodian styles characterized by a highly ornate façade.

Included: Private transportation with English speaking guide. Entrance fee & mineral water. Private board for sightseeing in My Tho

 Thap Ba Hot Spring Bathing & Mad Spa Tour (NHA-H04)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 69 49 42 35

09.30 morning, meet at your hotel and transfer to Thap Ba Hot Spring center where you can relax yourself and gain your health in Mud soaking and Hot Mineral Springs bathing & swimming in the private pool for 1-2 persons (for 1-2 hours). 11.30 am, car on standby, will drive you back to your hotel

Included: Private transportation with English speaking guide. Entrance fee & Mineral Water.

 Night Fishing Trip at Mun Island and Surrounding by Speedboat (NHA-H06)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 172 92 65 43
19:30 meet at your hotel and transfer to Harbour get on speadboat starting Mun Island. 
20: 00 arrival Mun island and surrounding areas. Fishing starts. We will have a sligh meal. 
22:00 we will come back harbour and transfer back to your hotel.

Included: Private transportation with English speaking guide. Entrance fee & Mineral Water. Sligh meal. Private board for fishing

Hotels Used in This Tour
Ho Chi Minh City: Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel or similar

Address: 2 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon),  Vietnam

Description: Hyatt’s 244 rooms & suites redefine urban luxury, blending sophisticated design and décor with the latest modern comforts as the leading Ho Chi Minh hotel. This Saigon hotel plays host to world-class restaurants and bars, including Italian Restaurant Opera, Square One Vietnamese Restaurant, Park Lounge, with a traditional Afternoon Tea, and 2 Lam Son martini bar, one of the city’s top nightlife destinations. For sheer relaxation, Park Hyatt features Xuan Spa, a tranquil urban retreat offering private therapy rooms, a fitness centre and outdoor pool.



Six Senses Ninh Van Bay Nha TrangNha Trang: Six Senses Ninh Van Bay or similar

Address: Ninh Van Bay, Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang, Vietnam

Description: Located on a dramatic bay with impressive rock formations overlooking the sea, a golden sand beach, and towering mountains, Six Senses Ninh Van Bay provide 58 private villas and plunge pools. Guests here can enjoy international and local favorites plus East-meets-West specialties complemented by the best local seafood. There are wonderful spaces for lounging on daybeds with drinks from the wine cave or fresh healthy juices and favorite libations from the bar. Six Senses Ninh Van Bay is a sanctuary for all the senses, and traditional Vietnamese treatments, such as detox programs and advance oxygen therapies, are available at the spa. The spa is equipped with a yoga pavilion, a gymnasium, a hair salon, and a spa retail gallery. Six Senses Ninh Van Bay not only provides the perfect location for relaxing, but its proximity to NhaTrang and its prime position in a calm and sheltered bay means that guests can enjoy many activities and excursions. Six Senses Ninh Van Bay strives to ensure guests every experience will be truly unique and unforgettable.



Hoi An: The Nam Hai

Address: Hamlet 1, Dien Duong Village, Dien Ban District, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam

Description: The stunning all villa resort located on pristine Hoi An Beach features sixty one-bedroom retreats as well as forty privately owned two-to-five bedroom residences each with a private infinity pool.

Along a mile of natural white sand beach, The Nam Hai occupies 35 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens hugging a dramatic coastline. Inspired by 2,500 years of history, the architecture and design of the resort reflect ancient feng-shui philosophies and the grandeur of the Imperial Tombs of Hue. Explore three nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites and return to serene and understated splendor to relax around three expansive infinity pools, enjoy treatments at the spa or eat gourmet cuisine infused with herbs and spices grown in their organic garden.



Hanoi: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel

Address:15 Ngo Quyen street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, Vietnam

Description
Located steps from the Opera House in Hanoï's French Quarter this legendary property brings guests into intimate contact with the opulence of another era. Surround yourself in heritage as you stroll stately corridors and explore a dramatic past.Behind its classical white façade green shutters original wrought iron details and stately wood paneling reside over a century of stories. Stand on the walkways that grace its lush courtyard lawn and immerse yourself in the hotels rich traditions.

Savour luxury hotel rooms and suites that have welcomed many of the worlds greatest luminaries. The fin-de-siecle style Graham Greene Charlie Chaplin and Somerset Maugham Suites offer a luxurious window onto character of Old Indochine.Likewise find yesteryear serenity reflected in the sanctuary of Le Spa du Metropole. Lavish your body with French beauty therapies and healing Asian rituals in spa treatment rooms that echo a timeless refinemen



Paradise Luxury cruise halongHalong Bay: Paradise Cruise or similar

Address: Cong Ty Co Phan Du Thuyen 5 Sao, Tuan Chau Island, Halong, Vietnam

Description: Paradise Luxury Cruise offers a stylish restaurant and bar with a romantic setting and spectacular view of Halong Bay, the jewel in the crown of Vietnam’s travel destinations. Guests can experience a wide selection of cuisines while relaxing by the world heritage site and one of the most magnificent places on earth. The top deck serves as a perfect place to enjoy soaking in the sunshine and exploring the unique beauty of Halong Bay with 360° views, thus promising memorable and truly relaxing moments. The staff are well trained to provide the best service to all guests. Paradise Luxury Cruise is a fully serviced cruise offering all kinds of amenities and complete spa facilities including a dry sauna, Jacuzzi, massages, and beauty treatments. It is perfect for those who seek a more intimate and prestigious experience.
Service Details During the Trip
IMPORTANT NOTE:
-  All prices are quoted in USD/ per person, based on Double/Twin occupancy
-  Supplement for standard Vietnamese menu meals: US$ 10 for lunch & US$ 15 for dinner 
-  Private services & daily departure
-  Surcharge for Compulsory dinner for Christmas and New Year Eve
-  Surcharge for booking during Chinese New Year from 18 – 24 Feb 2015: 25% of adult prices
-  Surcharge for domestic flight tickets with taxes 


SPECIAL OFFER
- [Free] Mineral water is available.
- [Free] Vietnam visa approval letter on arrival
- Free] Vietnam Traditional Gift
 
In every tour we handle, we always try our best to create the best travel experience for you in Indochina region. We take care every little details so that there is no problem on your dream vacation.  


tour guide servicePrivate Local Tour Guide
To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold drinking water, cold towel and soft drink are provided in the car.

We also can arrange facilities for the disabled (upon on request)




Featured Local Flavor Dinning
Don’t worry about meals, we select both restaurants and menus for you.

We will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customers. Menu is also carefully selected by us with attentions to details to ensure you try different flavor food every meal. We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. If you do not like it, please tell us. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of our local tour guide, he/she will be very helpful.


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