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Vietnam For Your Honeymoon

Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Van Long – Kenh Ga – Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho (Mekong Delta) – Mui Ne (Phan Thiet)
From: $1687
  • Happy moment in Mui Ne Beach
  • Cruise along the UNESCO Heritage Trang An Ninh Binh
  • A celebration on Halong Cruise.
  • Hue Imperial Citadel
  • Mekong Delta

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Overview
Tour Code: VNHM04
Beyond scope and diversity lies an engaging insight of Vietnam and that is what this cross-country tour is all about. Observe the amazing terrain similarities between the heavenly Ha Long Bay and the marvelous labyrinth of rocky mountains in waterlogged fields in Van Long Ninh Binh. In the former capital city of Hue, land of the Perfume River and imperial legacy, be engrossed into stories of how the Nguyen dynasty’s kings rose and fell. The peaceful ancient town of Hoi An with its exquisite architecture and inhabitants’ colorful lifestyles will get you imagining how it became a convergence point of Asian cultures. You will be deeply touched in Ho Chi Minh, the city that never sleeps down South, by a stark contrast of a prosperous present and a painful yet glorious war-ladden past. Enjoy the Mekong Delta with its vast landscape of flat islands, coconut-lined waterways and warm-hearted farmers. The tour will come to a relaxing end by the sunny pristine beaches of Mui Ne, the coastal site of Cham ethnic temples and picturesque sand dunes.
Itinerary Day by Day


Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel. Hanoi or “River-bound City” as its name literally means 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.

Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi.



Morning, take a full day city tour beginning with Ho Chi Minh Complex which features the life of Ho Chi Minh, the nation’s founder. At the complex, visit 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. Lunch at Ngon Restaurant (Yummy Restaurant) with an extensive variety of food.
Afternoon, come to the West Lake, the largest lake of Hanoi and visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda of Hanoi, built in the 6th Century and located on an islet in the lake. Take a cyclo tour through Hanoi’s downtown to sightsee the Old Quarter of 36 ancient streets, the Trang Tien Plaza shopping center, the colonial French-built Opera House, an elegant architectural landmark of Hanoi modeled after the Palais Garnier opera house in Paris and visit an antique Vietnamese-style house at 87 Ma May Street. End the tour by relaxing over a cup of coffee at a rooftop café and enjoying the full panoramic view of the legendary Hoan Kiem Lake (The Returned Sword Lake whose name comes from a legend of a sacred sword) at sunset. Evening at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
Accommodation: hotel in Hanoi



Morning, after breakfast at hotel, private transfer about 100 km South of Hanoi (2.5 hour drive) to Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province. Discover the first capital of Vietnam, which was founded in the 10th Century by the Dinh Dynasty as a stronghold against the Northern invaders and shortly later was inherited by the Le Dynasty. Visit the two old temples one dedicated to Dinh Tien Hoang, the only king of the Dinh Dynasty and also Vietnam’s first emperor and the other to the succeeding kings of the Le Dynasty. 

Get on the bike and cycling through serene hamlets, temples, bamboo trees, along the canals, communal house and countryside market (7 km) to Van Long stilt-house. Enjoy lunch with goat meat, the most authentic cuisine of Ninh Binh province.

Afternoon, you’re transferred by buffalo-cart to Van Long Nature reserve, a 3,000 ha area of wetland and limestone mountain. Take a small bamboo boat to travel around and enjoy the scenic views of towering mountains, vast expanse of water and flocks of bird. Rich in wildlife, Van Long is home to a many species of migratory birds and a wide variety of animals including those rare and endangered like the Delacour’s langur. The reserve is an ideal bird-watching place where you may sight white storks, herons, spoonbills, pygmy geese and crakes. It is a 1-hour leisurely boating. Overnight in Emeralda resort near from the Nature reserve

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch   
Accommodation: hotel in Ninh Binh



Morning, enjoy a private transfer from Ninh Binh to Ha Long 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. 

12.00 – 12.30: Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
12.30 – 13.00: Check-in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing.
13.30 – 15.00: Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; admire the fascinating 
formations.
15.00 – 16.30: Cruise to Cap La, Tra San.
16.30 – 17.30: Enjoy paddling around Cap La and Tra San by kayak.
17.45 – 19.00: Back to junk for swimming or relaxing.
19.00 – 21.00: Have dinner and overnight on board in Cong Do.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner   
Accommodation: Princess Junk



07.30 – 08.00: Morning view of Bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee. Have breakfast in the fresh air.
08.15 – 09.15: Start cruising to Vung Vieng.
09.30 – 10.30: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village by a rustic row-boat, meet the local people and pass through 
the floating school and fish farms.
10.30 – 11.30: Reach to Hon Co Island for swimming or relaxing. Explore the well- hidden Thien Canh Son 
cave.
12.00 – 13.30: Have a BBQ lunch and relax on a wild beach or in Thien Canh Son cave (Depending on the availability and weather condition) 
13.45 – 15.45: Back to junk for relaxing while cruising to Cong Do area
16.00 – 17.30: Enjoy swimming or kayaking through Cong Do and Thay cave area
19.00 – 21.00: Have dinner & overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner   
Accommodation: Princess Junk



07.30 – 08.00: Enjoy fresh air & gentle breeze of the bay in morning. Have breakfast on board.
08.30 – 09.30: Free time for swimming & relaxing.
10.00 – 11.30: Start cruising towards the harbor while A la carte lunch is served.
11.45 – 12.00: Disembark. Drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province.
14.00 – 14.30: Enjoy water puppet show performed by local artists.
14.45 – 17.30: Arrive in Hanoi. Free for shopping in the Old Quarter until transfer to airport for flight to Hue 

Arrive in Hue after a one-hour flight, welcome by our guide and transfer to your hotel. Hue, the former Imperial Capital of Vietnam for the 1802-1945, is the last refuge of Vietnamese feudalism. It is known as a city of poetic beauty that blends a scenic landscape characterized by the Perfume River and surrounding mountains with an extremely rich historical legacy typified by numerous relics such as citadel, tombs and pagodas. Evening at leisure. 

Meals: Brunch    
Accommodation: hotel in Hue



Morning, start a sightseeing tour of Hue City beginning with Hue Citadel, a well-known UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Site which is a 520 ha fortress-like grand complex built in the early 1800s and featuring three enclosures separated by heavy ramparts namely Kinh Thanh Hue (Civic City) as the outer, Hoang Thanh (Royal City) as the middle and Tu Cam Thanh (Forbidden City) as the inner. Next, visit Khai Dinh Tomb, the burial site of Khai Dinh, Vietnam’s second-to-last king, and the most elaborate compared to other kings’ tombs representing a cross of European and Asian styles. Move on to Tu Duc Tomb, one of the Nguyen Dynasty’s finest architectural works nested in a pine forest where Tu Duc, the 4th emperor of Nguyen family was buried. Stop by Dong Ba market, the city’s traditional commercial center, for shopping. 

Afternoon, transfer South to Hoi An via Hai Van Pass (Ocean Cloud Pass). Enjoy a stunning headland-and-bay panoramic view from the pass, which for miles hugs the mountainside along the shoreline and overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Stop en route in Da Nang City to visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture, China Beach and Marble Mountains, whose peaks represent the five basic elements of the universe. Arrive in Hoi An, welcome by our guide and check in your hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast,  Lunch 
Accommodation:  hotel in Hoi An



Morning, start touring Hoi An to discover the ancient charm of a renowned World Heritage Site. Once a bustling maritime commercial port of Asia between 15th and 19th centuries, Hoi An is now a peaceful town of exceptionally well-preserved architecture, lifestyles and traditions. The town exemplifies a fascinating fusion of cultures between Vietnam and the outside world including China, Japan, Thailand and the Philippines. 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, the Ong Temple built in 1653 by Chinese settlers to worship Guan Yu, an ancient Chinese general whose character stands for loyalty, bravery and justice and the vibrant local market. Enjoy strolling the small streets of antique low tile-roofed houses, which reflect the town’s multi-cultural past.
Afternoon at leisure for shopping in town.  

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
Accommodation: hotel in Hoi An



Morning, transfer to Da Nang Airport for domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh 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.
Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, welcome by our guide and start a city tour right away. Begin with visiting the War Remnants Museum, which features an extensive collection of exhibits including weaponry, photos and documentation on Vietnam’s wars with the French and Americans, the Reunification Palace which was formerly the South Vietnam President’s residence and symbol of the Southern Administration’s reign until end of April 1975. Stop at Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, a neo-Roman cathedral built by the colonial French with materials entirely imported from Marseilles, Saigon Central Post Office, former US Embassy, Cho Lon or the city’s China Town with its Quan Am Pagoda. Dinner aboard a boat while cruising Saigon River.

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



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 Tieng Giang Provine, embark on a boat 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 the Unicorn Island to enjoy wandering through verdant orchards, tasting fresh fruits and listening to some Southern style traditional music. Move on to the second delta province, Ben Tre, where you will watch local villagers make coconut candy in a rural workshop, walk around briefly and try riding a horse-pulled carriage. More cruising to some bee-keeping households to taste fresh homegrown honey and honey tea.  Go back Ho Chi Minh City and spend time at leisure. 

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



Morning, transfer to Mui Ne beach in Phan Thiet Province for beach extension 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: hotel in Phan Thiet



Full day at leisure or take our optional tour. 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: hotel in Phan Thiet


Full day at leisure or take our optional tour. 

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: hotel in Phan Thiet



Leisure time until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City 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
  • Package 3D2N on Princess charter Cruise (01 Cabin only) 
  • 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 Cham Tower & Traditional Handicraft Excursion (PT-F01)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 93 46 33 28

Morning, about 7.30 am, meet our guide and driver at hotel lobby. Distance from Phan Thiet 30km to the South, the famous Lighthouse have been buits over 110 years on the Ke Ga Island.The boat, motor- boat or round boat of fishermen will pick up you to Ke Ga Island (about 300m from the seaside). Please together with us to go the Lighthouse with 65m height above the sea level . On this pristine Island, you will go walking, swimming, fishing, and meet with the soldiers guarding of the lighthouse.

Included: A/c car, motorboat or round boat, Mebouy, fishing-rod, entrance fee, bottled water, cool handkerchief, English Speaking guide and Insurance fee.

 Half Day Ke Ga Lighthouse Excursion (PT-H07)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 93 46 33 28

Morning, about 7.30 am, meet our guide and driver at hotel lobby. Distance from Phan Thiet 30km to the South, the famous Lighthouse have been buits over 110 years on the Ke Ga Island.The boat, motor- boat or round boat of fishermen will pick up you to Ke Ga Island (about 300m from the seaside). Please together with us to go the Lighthouse with 65m height above the sea level . On this pristine Island, you will go walking, swimming, fishing, and meet with the soldiers guarding of the lighthouse.

Included: A/c car, motorboat or round boat, Mebouy, fishing-rod, entrance fee, bottled water, cool handkerchief, English Speaking guide and Insurance fee.

 Sunrise or Sunset Tour at Mui Ne Sand Dune (PT-H03)
Group
1 Pax 2 Pax 3-4 Pax 5-6 Pax
Price 115 58 41 33

Early morning or late afternoon is the best time for this type of tour. The Jeep car pick you up at the hotel then transfer to Mui Ne. The first destination is Mune wharlf where hundreds of the large and small boat of fishman after they return for catching seefood. After that ,the Jeep continue bring you to the red sand dune in Mui Ne, you can go walking to conquer them, participant the jolly sand sieds and keep your wonderful moment through photographs. On the way transfer back, we visit Fairy Stream and the unique and only wine catlse in Vietnam.

Included: Jeep (2-3pax/jeep), hat, bottled water, cool handkerchief, English speaking guide and insurance fee

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.



Emeralda Resort Ninh BinhNinh Binh: Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh or similar

Address: Van Long Reserve, Gia Van Commune, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh province, Vietnam

Description: Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh is located in the first imperial capital of Vietnam, Ninh Binh. It is only 90km from Hanoi, and you will find a more leisurely pace of living. This property provides you unlimited relaxation with a sense of privacy along with the traditional Vietnamese village style. The resort also provides spaciously arranged rooms where guests can relax on a private terrace with the peaceful garden scene. The hotel is an ideal place for business meetings, international conferences, and team building sessions that offer convenient technology and modern audio-visual equipment. Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh provides many recreational facilities such as a spa, fitness center, as well as a swimming pool. Guests can take a bicycle ride to explore the surrounding attractions. This hotel offers excellent dinning choices at restaurants with a variety of healthy international menus and Vietnamese cuisine. Superb facilities and an excellent location make Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay.



La Residence Hue HotelHue: La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa

Address: 5 Le Loi Street, Hue City, Vietnam

Description: La Résidence Hue Hôtel & Spa is an enchanting boutique hotel on the banks of the fabled Perfume River overlooking the former Imperial Citadel – once home to Emperors and now preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Endowed with opulence, excellence and warmth, this former residence of the French Colonial Governor was painstakingly restored in 2005 and redeveloped as an exceptional design hotel. The hotel’s distinctive bowed façade, long horizontal lines and nautical flourishes are hallmarks of the 1930’s streamline moderne school of art deco architecture.



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 Privilege CruiseHalong Bay: Paradise Privilege Cruise or similar

Address: Tuan Chau Island,, Tuan Chau Island, Halong, Vietnam

Description: Paradise Privilege Cruise is a fleet of small traditional wooden junks composed of three cabins per vessel - one deluxe double, one superior double, and one superior twin. The property is one of the most elegant boutique junks in Halong Bay. Paradise Privilege Cruise provides great service and amenities for guests’ greatest comfort. There is a cozy and stylish dining room, a sundeck offering wrap-around views of the magnificent bay, and each room is fitted with a TV and DVD player. The food served for guests is traditional Vietnamese cuisine expertly crafted by an executive chef. Paradise Privilege Cruise also features many activities for guests to enjoy. Guests can choose to explore the caves, climb to the top of the mountains, swim at idyllic beaches, or kayak around interesting rock formations. The Special Additions feature gives guests the chance to experience something special such as lunch on a private beach, dinner in a cave, or a trip with a local fisherman. The intimate Paradise Privilege Cruise is ideal for those wishing to avoid large vessels with many guests but still wanting the high quality service Paradise Privilege Cruise provides.




Anantara Mui Ne Resort & SpaMui Ne: Anantara Mui Ne Resort & Spa or similar

Address: 12A Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Ham Tien, Ham Tien / Mui Ne, Phan Thiet, Vietnam

Description: This peaceful resort and spa boasts contemporary Vietnamese design, offering an idyllic atmosphere for a memorable beach holiday. Anantara Mui Ne Resort & Spa features beautifully appointed guestrooms with modern amenities to maximize your comfort. Modern villas come with stone baths for two, private pools, and outdoor dining pavilions. Adding to the experience is a hedonistic spa and two delectable restaurants. The property provides a relaxing atmosphere ideal for leisure guests. Beyond the property, there are several things to check out like the Sea Link Golf Course, Jibe's Bar Diving Center, and Ponashu Tower. Sea and sand can be found about seven kilometers away at Phan Thiet Beach. For a thoroughly relaxing and wonderful stay, make the Anantara Mui Ne Resort & Spa your accommodation of choice.

Service Details During the Trip
Supplement air ticket: the rate is subject to be changed without prior notice   
➢    Hanoi (HAN) to Hue (HUI): US$105 per person
➢    Da Nang (DAD) to Ho Chi Minh (SGN): US$105 per person


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.


Handpick hotels in tours
Well-handpicked Accommodation 
Comfort and good value is our priority for choosing hotels for our customers. Comfort of mattress and bedding, joyful decoration style, user friendly facilities, good service and good breakfast. We consider all high-rated hotels in Tripadvisors and Lonely Planet to use in our services.
 

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