Romantic Vietnam Honeymoon

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TOUR SUMMARY

Knowing your honeymoon holiday is a lifetime experience, we have putted together a special itinerary for you two. The experiences are countless: cruising through Ha Long Bay on path less traveled, kayaking and swimming within World Nature Wonder of Ha Long Bay, observing stunning landscape in Mai Chau, romantic dining in Hoi An, cruising time on Mekong River as well as relaxing sunny day in Mui Ne. Our exclusive package includes luxury hotels, fun activities and private day trips will guarantee you an unforgettable honeymoon.

 Day 1: Hanoi arrival

 Day 2: Hanoi City Tour

 Day 3 - 4: Hanoi - Mai Chau - Trekking & Biking in Mai Chau - Hanoi

 Day 5: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Overnight on Cruise

 Day 6: Ha Long Bay - Lan Ha Bay - Overnight on Cruise

 Day 7: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Flight to Danang - Hoi An

 Day 8: Hoi An free at leisure

 Day 9: Biking to Tra Que - Fishing & Farming in Cam Thanh

 Day 10: Hoi An free at leisure

 Day 11: Hoi An - Morning flight to Ho Chi Minh - Driver to Mui Ne

 Day 12 - 13: Mui Ne free at leisure - Visit fishing village

 Day 14: Mui Ne - Drive to Ho Chi Minh - Explore Saigon culinary

 Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure

FULL ITINERARY

Day 1: Hanoi arrival (Meals: None)

Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, our driver will hold your name board, welcome you and transfer to hotel in the center of Old Quarter. Free at leisure on the rest of the day. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi City tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

Ho Chi Minh Complex – Hoa Lo Prison – Ethnology Museum – Try local drink in hidden coffee shop – Explore Old Quarter on Cyclo Ride - Water Puppet Show

Around 08.00 Am, our private car and tour guide pick you up at your hotel. We will start your full day city tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Complex including of Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Presidential Palace (Outside Only). The tour in Ho Chi Minh complex provides tourist a clear understanding about the hero of Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam's modern history. Transfer to Hoa Lo Prison, built by the French administration in 1896. During the Vietnam War, Hoa Lo Prison achieved notoriety as a place of incarceration for US pilots, who ironically nicknamed it the Hanoi Hilton. Nowadays Hoa Lo is attractive destinations to tourists who want to learn more about Vietnam history and Vietnamese during wartime.

Enjoy delicious Vietnamese set menu lunch at one of the best restaurant in Hanoi – the Luxury Home Vietnamese Restaurant (http://www.homerestaurant.vn) or Viet Deli restaurant. After the lunch, we will then visit Museum of Ethnology, one of four the best museum in Asia. Occupying a modern structure, the terrific collection here features well-presented tribal art, artifacts and everyday objects gathered from across the nation. In the museum, tourist exploring Vietnam’s diversity culture and life style of 54 ethnic groups, walking in houses on still of ethnic people to experience their life style or traditional ritual. (You can choose alternative destination as following options: Women Museum/ Museum of Vietnamese History / Military Museum/ Art Museum).

We will then visit Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart and soul of Hanoi, listen to the legend of the lake and learn more about history of the city. Our guide will then take you to a local coffee shop that is well hidden and only local people know. Visit the coffee shop and enjoy the famous “Café sua da” or legendary “Egg coffee” with a beautiful lake view. Exploring the busy Old Quarter on Cyclo, paddled by locals, and you can observe the unique local lifestyle and understand better Vietnamese culture. We will walk shortly to Thang Long Theater and enjoy Vietnamese traditional art performance of Water Puppet Show. This is a Vietnamese tradition art show reflecting local lifestyle and history through puppet performance. Transfer back to your hotel.

Day 3: Hanoi - Mai Chau (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

From your hotel, our guide and driver will take you to Mai Chau (Hoa Binh Province) along the highway 6 about 135km. Mai Chau is a small town with many different ethnic minority groups living here such as the White Thai, H'mong, Zao, Muong, Tay, and Viet. The local people here are very friendly and welcoming, as well as famous for their handicrafts and their skills in embroidering clothes. Along the way you will stop at Thung Khe pass to enjoy the scenic landscape, and see a Muong tribe. You will have an authentic lunch with a local family of the White Thai Tribe. Then enjoy some free time to interact with the villagers. In the afternoon, you will take part in a trekking tour on visiting to the "Pom Coong" and "Na Phon" villages. An opportunity for you to have an over view of terraced rice paddies and small ethnic villages. Furthermore, you will discover the natural beauty of the valley and get more knowledge about the culture of the White Thai people, as well as their life style. Then back to your home stay for help preparing the traditional dinner. It's time for you to get to know more about the local cuisine and culture. This evening, you will have time to enjoy a live dance and music performance from locals introducing their unique culture. Overnight in lovely bunglow in Mai Chau.

Day 4: Mai Chau - Hanoi (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

Enjoy your breakfast at hotel and spend the rest of morning for relaxing. Let enjoy yourself in the special local culture and fell the peaceful nature here. You will have an authentic lunch at one of these villages. In the afternoon we will drive you back to your hotel in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long (Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Around 08.00 to 08.30 Am, our tour bus and guide will come to your hotel and pick you up for Ha Long tour. After 4 hours ride (including 30 minute break) you will arrive Hon Gai harbor. We will go on board with welcome drink and welcome briefing from Cruise Manager. Enjoy Vietnamese set menu lunch while cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and into Ha Long Bay. Start to discover the floating Vung Vieng fishing village while sitting on rowing boats with local people. Arrive at Ban Chan Beach, you will spend your time for swimming, sunbathing or enjoy kayaking around the area.

In the afternoon, relax and enjoy the sunset cocktail while the boat is cruising to Cong Dong - Cong Do area. Docking for overnight. Around 07.30, Enjoy romantic dinning experience on top deck with BBQ dinner and Vietnamese cuisines (If weather permit and group is over 15 people). After dinner, it is free time to joining movies in the restaurant, board’s game or squid fishing. Overnight on Cruise in Ha Long Bay.

Day 6: Ha Long Bay – Kayaking in Cong Do – Cap La (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Enjoy a light breakfast will be served in restaurant. After breakfast, you will transfer to our Day Boat, a smaller boat we use to explore the Cong Do – Cap La area on day trip. You will then hop on a local fishing boat and learn the fishing technique from local people. The fishing experience with locals provides you further ideas about local lifestyle of people in Ha Long Bay. You will spend your rest of afternoon for more relaxing time or swimming and kayaking around the area. By late afternoon, we will return to main Cruise. Relaxing and Enjoy the rest of the day on board. Enjoy romantic dinning experience on top deck with BBQ dinner and Vietnamese cuisines

Day 7: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Flight to Danang - Hoi An (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

If you are a morning person then today you can rise early for our morning tai chi session on the sundeck. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee and admire the tranquil atmosphere of Ha Long Bay in early morning. Light breakfast will be served in restaurant. Around 08.00, you will transfer to Island nearby, climb up small steps to explore the Thien Canh Son Cave. This is one of the biggest cave and most impressive of Ha long Bay with rich history and geology value but still very wild and untouched by human. After 1-hour cave tour, we are back to the boat for check out, put your luggage out to corridor and settle your bill at restaurant. Lunch will be served in restaurant while the boat is cruising back to harbor. We will transfer back to Hanoi and tour ends at your hotel in Hanoi.

As you arrive your hotel, our driver will pick you up and transfer you to Noi Bai airport for your flight to Danang international airport. Upon arrival at Danang airport, our guide and car will transfer you to hotel in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8:  Hoi An Free at leisure (Meals: Breakfast)

Today is your relaxing day. Enjoy your relaxing day with swimming, shopping in town or biking to nearby area.

Day 9: Hoi An - Biking to Tra Que - Fishing & Farming in Cam Thanh Village (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

This trip will take you to Cam thanh villages, located next to Thu Bon river, with a lush Nipa forest spread over an area of ​​several hundred hectares and hundreds of hidden channels tangled beneath the broad leaves, was the refuge for VC the war. Tra Que Village is a small vegetable village that supplys fresh herbs and vegetable for Hoi An Town and nowadays, visitors can not only enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery, but also have the opportunity to unite with the warm and peaceful life for these villagers.

Around 08.30 AM, our guide will pick you up at hotel lobby and we will departure by bicycle to Cam Thanh Village. The bicycle ride takes you through the peaceful green palm forest, provides countless opportunities for taking photos. We will arrive at a local house in Cam Thanh Village. We will then get on boat and participate in daily works of local fishermen such as rowing, fishing techniques… Stay relaxed at Mr. Phong house and enjoy a cup of green tea before wandering around the village to observe local lifestyle . We will then continue our trip to Tra Que Village. The ride will go through vast rice fields before our stop at Ba Le market where locals exchange and trade their agriculture products. We arrive Mr. Chinh’s house around noontime. After enjoying a welcome drink, you will have a chance becoming a genuine farmer with Vietnamese traditional clothes, hat and tools. We will head to the farm and participate in different farming works that bring you unique experiences.

We come back to Mr. Chinh’s house and enjoy a traditional foot massage with herbs therapy that help you recover after working time on the field. The host will then prepare you a lunch that you can participate in cooking Vietnamese traditional foods. Enjoy your lunch in a warm atmosphere of a local farmer family. We will then bike back to Hoi An town. On our way we will stop by Chuc Thanh pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hoi An that was built in 1671 featured many beautiful bronze details and valuable antiques of 17-18 century. We arrive back to Hoi An town around 03.00 PM. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 10:  Hoi An Free at leisure (Meals: Breakfast)
Today is your relaxing day. Enjoy your relaxing day with swimming, shopping in town or biking to nearby area.

Day 11: Hoi An - Morning flight to Ho Chi Minh - Drive to Mui Ne (Meals:Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Danang airport and take your morning flight to Ho Chi MInh city. Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, our driver will hold your name board, welcome you and transfer you directly to your stay in Phan Thiet, Mui Ne.

The ride to Mui Ne is about 4 hour and you will have lunch at local restaurant at the half way break. Upon arrival in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet, check in your hotel and spend the rest of the day by sunny beach and relaxing. Overnight in Mui Ne.

Day 12: Mui Ne free at leisure (Meals: Breakfast)

Today is your free day. Enjoy whole day relaxing, swimming or join in activities available at your resort. Overnight in Mui Ne.

Day 13: Mui Ne free at leisure (Meals: Breakfast)

Today is your free day. Enjoy whole day relaxing, swimming or join in activities available at your resort. Overnight in Mui Ne.

Day 14: Mui Ne - Drive to Ho Chi Minh - Romantic Dining on Saigon Cruise

Enjoy your relaxing morning at your hotel. By noon time, check out your hotel and transfer by car back to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh, check in your hotel and overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Optional Activities: Explore Saigon Culinary on Motorbike or Romantic Dinning on Saigon River Cruise

- Explore Saigon Culinary on Motorbike:

Around 05:00 Pm, join in our bike tour and explore the best of Sai Gon's foods. Saigon has long been rated one of the best cities for street food in the world. Let’s get on the bikes and give it a go to taste the most amazing dishes Saigon has to offer. This tour is tailored to give our foreign guests the most unique and authentic experience of Saigon’s cuisine. We will take you to the most popular eateries for locals, most of which are out of the touristy area and located in hidden alleyways. Besides the part of all delicious and unlimited food, you can also enjoy the city as we will zip around on the bikes from place to place for the dishes while receiving an insiders’ view into the culture that defines Saigon from our guides, who are so much passionate in showing you the bests of their city. Transfer back to Hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

- Romantic Dining on Saigon River Cruise:

You have not decided how to enjoy your dinner in Ho Chi Minh city? How about a romantic diner on cruise along the Sai Gon river with exquisite Vietnamese tradition foods and buffet?  Enjoy views of the Saigon skyline from the peace and calm of the Saigon River on our charming former rice barge while enjoying a buffet of classic Vietnamese an International dishes and a delicious BBQ menu. See the bright lights of the city before cruising up the river and experience Saigon from a different perspective. Our private car will pick you up at your hotel around 06.30 Pm (no tour guide escort) and we will go straight to Tan Cang Habour. Relax on board from 7pm before the cruise departs at 7.15pm for two hours cruise. Returning to Tan Cang Recreational Area at 9.15pm and transfer back to your hotel.

BBQ Station: From the sea: skewered spicy prawns, Scallops in half shell, Marinated Calamari, Sea Bass fillets wrapped in Banana leaf. From the land: Tamarind chicken wings, Beef La Lot, Marinated pork ribs, Marinated imported sirloin steak.

Buffet Section: Starter: Deep Sea Fish Ceviche, Tropical Prawn Cocktail Vietnamese Fresh Summer Rolls Bánh Bèo & Bánh Cuốn. Salads: Green Papaya Salad w/ Dried Beef Spicy Vermicelli Salad w/ Seafood Banana Blossom Salad/Chicken New Potato and Frisée Salad, MYO Salad. Noodle up & Soup: Traditional Vietnamese Vermicelli Noodle Crab Soup. There more: Chili Chicken, Stir Fried Assorted Seafood Egg Noodles & Vegetable Wok Combination Fried Rice, Stir Fried Bok Choy & Mushrooms Stir Fried Mixed Vegetable. Dessert: Crème Caramel, Mango Tartlets, Mini Tiramisu, Coconut Cassava Cake Vietnamese Layered Bean Cake Chocolate Brownies , Refreshing Tropical Seasonal Fruits

Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (Meals: Breakfast)

After breakfast at hotel, free at your leisure until our drive come to pick you up and transfer to the airport for your onward flight. End of services.

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INCLUSIONS

  • Transfer with A/C vehicle with experienced driver
  • Airport Transfer with private A/C vehicle
  • 12 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • All meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • Knowledgeable English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • Confortable shuttle bus Hanoi -Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
  • 1 free local sim card with internet access
  • Kayaking, cooking & Tai Chi class in Ha Long Bay
  • 2 nights on cruise join in Ha Long Bay Cruise Tour
  • Biking & boat trip in Mekong Delta

EXCLUSIONS

  • International & Domestic flights
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa on arrival & stamp fees
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Alcoholic, and other beverages
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Services not mentioned in itinerary

ACCOMMODATION

Following hotels are your accommodations arranged accordingly for each standard. Our travel experts have inspected hundred hotels but only choose the best for you.
City Economic Group Private Deluxe Primary Luxury
Hanoi Hanoi Legacy Hotel Essence Hanoi Sofitel Legend Metropole
Ha Long Rosa Cruise Paloma Cruise Signature Cruise
Ho Chi Minh Beautiful Saigon Hotel Paragon Saigon Hotel Lottle Legend
Hoi An Hoi An Lantern Vinh Hung Emerald Almanity Hoian
Mui Ne Mui Ne Bay Resort Pandanus Resort Mia Resort

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