A DELUXE 11 DAY PROGRAMME AT UNBEATABLE VALUE £995 PER PERSON.
DEPARTURE ON 2ND THURSDAY EACH MONTH.
HANOI - NINH BINH - HALONG BAY - HUE- HOIAN - HOCHIMINH - CUCHI - MEKONG DELTA.
LUXURIOUS HOTELS, NIGHT ON BOARD HALONG BAY JUNK, CYCLO RIDE IN THE OLD QUATER,SAMPAN RIDE IN FLOATING MARKET AND MORE.
Price includes: Visa, airport/hotel transfers, deluxe hotels as stated or similar with daily breakfast, half board meals i.e. lunch en route during excursions as stated, air conditioned coaches, internal flights, guided sightseeing, excursions, boat trips, admission fees.
Price excludes: International flights *, dinners, insurance, optional entertainment and any service not specified. Single room supplement is £350 per person. Children: 75% of adult's price (child sharing parents' room).Approx. group size: 16 persons.
* To make your holidays even more hassle free, we can purchase international flights on your behalf at competitive prices.Please call us for mor information.
Note : Our tour operation depends on many factors some of which are beyond our control. We reserve the right to amend programmes in case of unexpected problems caused by weather, airlines, transport companies and local organisations. For Tailor Made options please enquire. Price is per person sharing twin or double room.
Day 1 :
Depart from London Heathrow Terminal 3. Fly to Hanoi via Singapore.
Day 2 :
On arrival at Hanoi airport you will be met and transferred to Melia deluxe hotel conveniently located in the heart of this charming Capital. Evening welcome dinner at a typical Vietnamese restaurant. Overnight at Melia hotel.
Day 3 :
Hanoi (B,L) Morning Hanoi city tour with guide : the main boulevards of Hanoi, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son Temple, HoChiMinh Mausoleum and the famous One Pillar pagoda. Enjoy one hour cyclo ride around the Old Quarter. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon at leisure for a stroll in the Old Quarter and shopping. In the evening enjoy the incredible water puppet performance. Overnight at Melial hotel.
Day 4 :
Van Long – Kenh Ga (B,L) Drive to Van Long, a nature reserve in Ninh Binh filled with untouched landscapes, limestone cliffs and caves. Take small bamboo sampans to explore the caves. Transfer to Kenh Ga floating village. Travel through the village by motor-boat and rowboat taking in scenes of fishermen, children going to school, and daily life along the river front. Disembark for a brief walk through green rice fields to visit Van Trinh cave. Return to Hanoi for overnight.
Day 5 :
Halong (B,L,D) Morning transfer to Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Board the luxurious Bhaya junk for an overnight cruise through the bay stopping to explore some of the many islands, caves and grottoes. Lunch & dinner of fresh seafood served onboard. Moor for the night.
Day 6 :
Hue (B,L) Morning cruise in the emerald green water Halong bay passing by thousands of limestone cliffs. Lunch before transfer to Hanoi airport for flight to Hue. On arrival transfer to colonial La Residence hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 7 :
HoiAn (B,L) Morning guided visits to the Imperial city followed by a boat ride on the Perfume river to Thien Mu Pagoda and TuDuc Mausoleum. Lunch at local restaurant before driving to Hoi An via the breathtaking HaiVan pass. Evening enjoy a stroll in HoiAn ancient town. Overnight at 4* Life resort.
Day 8 :
Danang/Saigon(B,L) Early morning transfer to Danang airport for flight to Saigon. Vietnam airlines flight VN321 ( 08:10-09:20 ). On arrival in Saigon at 09:20, transfer to the famous Cu Chi tunnels to experience how the Viet Cong lived underground during the American war. Lunch during visits. Afternoon, Saigon city tour will include an orientation tour of Saigon’s main boulevards, Notre Dame Cathedral, the splendid Post Office, Reunification Palace and the bustling Ben Thanh market. Overnight at Duxton 4* hotel.
Day 9 :
Saigon/Vinh Long/Saigon (B, L) Excursion to VinhLong in the Mekong Delta where you will enjoy a boat trip on the legendary Mekong River and visit one of the islands which is a typical plantation growing a variety of tropical fruits. Lunch in a bonsai garden. Visit a local farmers village before driving back to Saigon. Overnight at Duxton hotel.
Saigon/Singapore/London (B) After breakfast transfer to airport for flight home via Singapore.
Day 11 :
Arrive back to London Heathrow in early morning.