PRG 02: 12D11N – VIETNAM OUR SWEET LOVE

DAY 1 : HANOI ARRIVAL

Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, meet up our tour guide with private car and transfer to Hanoi city centre. Check in hotel after 2pm. Free at your leisure in Ha Noi Old Quarters.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

DAY 2: HANOI – TRANG AN ECO TOURISM & MUA CAVE  (B)

Morning, tour guide pick you at your hotel and depart to Ninh Binh province to visit Trang An.

Trang An, the eco tourist attraction located in the East of Ninh Binh, with area of 2000 ha, is divided into 5 function parts: special protection area (Hoa Lu Ancient Capital), the centre, caves area, service and travel area, spirit area Bai Dinh Pagoda. It includes 47 historical vestiges with many mysterious things, with limestone mountains, valleys and underground river systems.

PM: Continue to visit Mua caves (dancing caves) more than 500 steps to climbing up the mountain, Mua caves is one of the most beautiful place to view in Ninh Binh. Traveller can see the city far from the standing in front of, Tam Coc in back and the limestone mountain along to the south of Vietnam.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 3 : HANOI – HALONG ON CRUISE    (B/L/D)

After breakfast, our tour guide pick you at hotel, transfer to Ha Long Bay – Recognized by Unesco as a World Heritage Site since 1994 for it thousands of natural islands and one of the most magnificent scenic spots in Vietnam as well.

The permanent beauty of Ha Long is created by three factors: stone, water and sky.

While exploring the bay, tourists will feel lost in a legendary world of stone islands which shapes change depending on the angle and the light.

Welcomed and check-in boat at noon, your seafood lunch will be served while the cruise slowly slides on romantic waves of the sea. Afternoon is time for many interesting activities such as: visiting the cave, kayaking, swimming, sunbathing, cooking class …

Enjoy a romantic night on the bay with Honeymoon room set up.

Overnight on cruise

Note: The itinerary to visit Halong Bay could be changed by weather and local authority. Program in detail: TBA

 

DAY 4 : HA LONG – HANOI – FLY TO DA NANG – HOI AN   (B/L or Brunch)          

Start-up your new day with Tai Chi instruction or just do sunbathing on sundeck and feeling the magnificent dawn scene surrounding, then having breakfast and following cruise’s itinerary (visit cave or floating village…). Brunch/or lunch will be served on board before returning on the coast around 11h00.

11h00: our private car with tour guide pick you at port back to airport to take flight to Da Nang city.

Pick up to transfer to your hotel in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An

 

DAY 5: HOI AN ECO & COOKING CLASS               (B/L)

Today you will join in Hoi An Eco Cooking class, it offers you a great way to escape from the city and just relax while you discover and experience rural life in the Vietnamese countryside.

8:00 am: pick up at your hotel, go to explore local market.

Take round bamboo boat to cooking school at Cam Thanh fishing village. We join with the local fisherman in traditional round boats as we paddle in to coconut forest waterways to catch purple crabs , take photo,

Hand on cooking class with local family. Enjoy your dishes with steam rice.

Reference Menu

  1. Sweet and sour fish sauce
  2. Steam rice paper
  3. Fresh spring roll: (You use rice paper to make spring roll with tofu or pork, herbs..)
    Then you can taste with fish sauce
  4. Banana flower salad(mango or green papaya )
  5. Crispy pancake (bánh xèo)
  6. Beef noodle soup ( Phở Bò )
  7. Grilled Aubergine with soya sauce

NOTE: Vegetarian menu on request

When your meal has been prepared you will enjoy what you cooked with steam rice

1:30 pm: We will drop you of at your hotel or place you request.

PM: Free at your leisure in town/at beach. Dinner at restaurant.

Overnight in Hoi An

 

DAY 6: HOI AN FREE & EASY      (B)

Free at your leisure in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoian

 

DAY 7: HOI AN FREE & EASY      (B)

Free at your leisure in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoian

 

DAY 8: HOI AN FREE & EASY      (B)

Free at your leisure in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoian

 

DAY 9: HOI AN – FLY TO HO CHI MINH – FOOD TOUR BY SCOOTER          (B,D)

Transfer to airport to take domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Check in time after 2pm.

Our tour guide with the motorbike picks you up at your hotel to join exciting Saigon After Dark Tour by Motobike/Scooter.

Known as a non-sleeping city, Saigon is hustle and bustle during the day and at night. When the sun goes down, the city becomes a splendid girl with her new colorful and twinkle coat. Night markets and food areas in main streets and back alleys are more crowded with people gathering for their meals and some drinks. It will be a big miss if you stay in your hotel at night. Let join the Saigon After Dark Tour by Motorbike and enjoy a great night with us.

Attraction: Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Saigon Central Post Office, Ben Thanh Market

Hidden part: Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument, Nguyen Thien Thuat apartment buildings since 1960s, Ho Thi Ky – Saigon’s biggest flower market, Fashion street, book street, Thu Thiem tunnels …

Foods & Drinks: Learn how to cook foods, 4 stops, 6 specialty dishes, Pan-fried scrambled rice cake, Sugarcane juice, Steamed rice rolls, …

Lastly, the guide returns you to your hotel. It is time to say goodbye, tour ends but memories last forever.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

 

DAY 10: HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA ON MANGO CRUISE     (B,L,D)

Transfer to Ben Tre province, upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat at Ham Luong Pier and head to An Hoa canals.  Upon boarding your private sampan, your luggage will be brought to your cabin, while you enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail on the deck while meeting your crewmembers and enjoying the scenery and fresh air from the water.

The cruise will take you to Phong Nam village in Giong Trom, the cruise will stop to visit at the coconut processing workshop where you can see how the locals utilize every bit of the coconut, then back to your cruise and the cruise will stop at a brick making shop, where the locals still use centuries-old traditional methods to make the bricks by hand where you will start a Bicycle trip around Phong Nam village around 4km, enjoy a casual cycling trip that will take you to visit a local rice noodle factory which produces Hu Tieu noodles, one of the most popular dishes in the region.

After your visit take a short walk to Mrs. Huong’s house, who lives with her 3 children and grandson – they live on fishing, shrimp and fruit orchards. Enjoy fresh fruits and tea in her garden and then board a rowing sampan, taking you through a lush narrow canal, displaying the tranquil nature of the region.

Then rowing you back to your Mango boat to enjoy the lunch before continuing to cruise to Sa Dec town.On the way stop at local village and begin cycling, enjoying the peaceful scenery and quiet road pathways.

Get back to your boat, relax and enjoy your cruise then prepare for your cooking demonstration while enjoying your dinner.

Overnight on board on the Upper river.

 

DAY 11: VINH LONG – SADEC – HO CHI MINH    (B,L)

Breakfast will be served onboard and cruising towards the town of Sa Dec and you will start to explore this charming town, where it is the backdrop for the film ‘The Lover’, based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras.The story is about a teenage French girl who falls in love with a wealthy Chinese man, Huynh Thuy Le.

You will visit his old family home as well as the high school where Marguerite’s mother was a teacher.

Then, you will continue with cycling through the village of Tan Qui Dong. For hundreds of years this village has provided Saigon with its daily flower supply.

After that, meeting your driver on land for your return to Saigon or your onwards trip.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

 

DAY 12: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE     (B)

Transfer to airport to take departure flight. We do hope you enjoy the trip very much.

Note: check out time before 12pm.

 

*** ENJOY A WONDERFUL JOURNEY ***

PRICE INCLUDE:

  • Professional & helpful local English speaking guides during the tour
  • Accommodation based on TWN/DBL sharing room with daily breakfast
  • Private cabin on sharing cruise in Ha Long Bay with in-house English speaking guide
  • Private room on sharing boat in Mekong Delta
  • Honeymoon set up room on cruise
  • Vietnamese meals as mentioned in the program
  • Transportation by mordern vehicle-AC with experienced driver
  • All entrance fee & sightseeing as mentioned on program
  • Eco & cooking class in Hoi An
  • Food tour by scooter in Ho Chi Minh
  • 02 bottles (500 ml) of drinking water for each pax per day tour

 

PRICE EXCLUDE:

  • International flight ticket & airport tax (if have).
  • Domestic flight: Ha Noi – Da Nang & Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh
  • Visa arrangement: Visa approver letter & Visa stamp fee
  • Personal expenses: Tel, Fax, Mini Bar, Laundry, etc…
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional serives or optional tours
  • Tippings for tour guides & drivers
  • Peak Season & public holiday surcharge with compulsory dinner if any: TBA

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