Memory of Vietnam Honeymoon package 18 Days

Enjoy the highlights of the country with this Vietnam travel packages from the North to the South on this 16 days tour including trekking in Sapa, cruising on stunning bays and waterways, cycling in Hue and walking tours of Hanoi, eco tour Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh city and relaxing in Phu Quoc Island.
Start
Ho Chi Minh
Finish
Hanoi
Code
VLH 05
Ages
From 18 years old
Group size
Min 2 pax
Price from
From USD 2650

Highlights

  • Ho Chi Minh City: Biggest city of Vietnam which is famous with Ben Thanh market and war relics Taking in the idyllic scenery of Vietnam's beach paradise, Nhatrang beach city.
  • Enjoy  Phu Quoc Island, the peaceful tropical paradise.
  • Hoian - Only 30KM from Danang, Hoian is a beautiful, old town with historic architecture, traditional culture and textiles.
  • Hue - is the only place in the country where many historic, cultural, architectural as well as artistic values have been recognized internationally and listed by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritages.
  • Halong Bay - UNESCO world heritage site, famous for its fresh and calm water filled with thousands of islands and islets.
  • Hanoi -  Capital of Vietnam with French style old buildings, lakes, Old Quarter Area.
  • Sa Pa - a town in the Hoang Lien Son Mountains of North-western Vietnam. A popular trekking base, it overlooks the terraced rice fields of the Muong Hoa Valley, and is near the 3,143m-tall Phang Xi Pang peak, which is climbable via a steep, multiday guided walk. Hill tribes, such as the Hmong, Tay and Dao, make up much of the town's local population.

Itinerary

Xin Chao!
Welcome to Vietnam!
Vietland holidays tour guide will welcome you at  Tan Son Nhat  International airport and  pick you up to Central of Ho Chi Minh City for the hotel check-in.
We will have a shortly meeting.  We'll be collecting insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you bring these details to provide to your leader.
I's also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling Ben Thanh Market to check in.
Overnight  in Ho Chi Minh City.

Having breakfast at your hotel  and start visiting Saigon, the largest city in Vietnam. There are street markets, sidewalk cafes and sleek new bars. This teeming metropolis offers 300 years of timeless traditions and the beauty of an ancient culture. To the west of the city is the huge Chinese neighborhood called Cholon, which means “Big Market”. Notre Dame Cathedral, in the heart of Saigon’s government quarter, is of neo-Romanesque architecture with two high square towers and iron spires. The Central Post Office is French-style and City Hall, known as “Hotel de Ville,” is typical of the French architecture that would be seen in any village in France.

Transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport flight to Phu Quoc Island.

Check in and overnight in Phu Quoc.

Free  time on the beach.

Stay overnight at hotel in Phu Quoc.

Shopping:  full run down on shopping and where to find what you like.

Adventurous: looking for some excitement or something a little different while on holiday?

Diving: everything you need to know about scuba diving and snorkeling while on the island, from operators, to dive sites, to learning to dive. It's all here in one place!

Family Trip: all the top family friendly activities available while here. Besides the beach that is!

Fishing: The locals depend on it, so this must be the place to go fishing. Check out the options.

Sports: all the possibilities for some physical activity, from tennis to volleyball to jet skiing.

Entertainment: all the the clubs, bars and options for the night owls on holiday eager to get the disco shoes dirty or just a decent place to go for a drink.

After have breakfast, you have free time until 9:00am, you will be picked up and transferred to the airport to catch a short flight to HCMC (VN 478, 10:50am), upon arrival in HCMC at 11:55am, you will be take the next flight to Nha Trang Beach.
Check in hotel.

Stay overnight at hotel in Nha Trang beach.

Nha Trang has 6km-long (4 miles) sandy beach, fringed by palms and casuarina trees, is one of the best in Vietnam with clean water, making it a perfect place for swimming. You can rent a sunbed and vendors regularly pass by selling soft drinks and fresh fruit. The offshore islands and coral reefs are ideal for snorkeling and scuba-diving and watersports centres rent out windsurfers.
The year round sunny weather, the tropical climate, excellent seafood, the turquoise blue water and the stunning white sandy beach along the entire length of the city are all features of Nha Trang, one of the premier beach resorts in Vietnam.
After breakfast at your hotel, embark on a day-long boat trip around the coastal islands, visiting a local fishing village and observing island life along the way. You will have lots of time for swimming and snorkelling in the clear blue water or just lazing on the one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch of local seafood then continue cruising back to town for the late afternoon and visit Long Son Pagoda and the ancient Po Nagar Cham Tower overlooking the colorful fishing port.
Have free time in the evening to stroll along the beach and have dinner in one of the town's numerous restaurants.

Overnight in Nha Trang.

Nha Trang Beach Open day to relax or explore NhaTrang  on your own way.

Overnight in Nha Trang.

Leave  Nha Trang for Cam Ranh Airport to  Da Nang beach. Tour Guide will pick you  up at Da Nang airport, visit Cham Museum, Marble Mountain.
Drive to Hoi An, check in hotel.
Enjoy Hoi An by night with street yummy food.

Overnight in Hoi An.

The center of Vietnam is home to many of World Heritage Sites and Hoi An is one of them. Here in this ancient town of Hoi An, 30 km south of Da Nang, lies on the banks of the Thu Bon River. Free time in the morning to relax then in the afternoon, we pick you up at your hotel for walking tour around the town to visit the old charming Hoi An. We will visit the old Tan Ky House, the famous Japanese Covered Bridge, and the stylish Phuc Kien Assembly Hall. After that you will make a bicycle trip to countryside of Hoi An for more enjoyment at Tra Que vegetables village – a famous one in Hoi An. Walk around for visiting and knowing more of the way local people plant variety of vegetables.
Back to hotel before dark.
Free time to relax, take shower after full day tour.
Enjoy Hoi An by night and shopping.

Overnight at your hotel in Hoi An.

Wake up early morning to enjoy the fresh air in the mountainous.

Breakfast will be served at our homestay, check out then we take an easy walk inside Aroang jungle (~ 3 hrs) and learn more about the rich fauna & flora system here. After that we transfer to Hue for lunch at a local restaurant.

Breakfast at your hotel then we pick you up for cycling to visit Vong Canh hill. Stop to visit Giao Heaven to learn more of Hue culture in worship. Arrive Vong Canh hill - here is the best view for you to have pictures of Perfume River and Pine Trees. Cycling back and continue visiting incense–making village and hat–making village. Going on to visit Electricity With Roots ( Dien Voi Re) where was to make the elephant more victories in battle during the undaunted build industrial base of Nguyen Dynasty as well as nice lake before the temple and more visiting Tiger Right (Ho Quyen). Under the Nguyen Dynasty, this is the arena of e-war between elephants and tigers to the festival sacrifices and service of recreational needs for the Kings, officials and residents. Here is the chance for you both explore hidden charm of Hue countryside as well as learn more of Nguyen Dynasty history sites. On the road back hotel you can see more the hidden sites of Hue city.

Overnight in Hue.

Take cruise down the Perfume River in the morning to visit the beautiful Thien Mu pagoda, which now become the symbol of Hue. Enjoy the scenic countryside along the river and stop to explore the elaborate tomb of Emperor Tu Duc and the European inspired landscaping of Emperor Minh Mang's mausoleum in its tranquil setting of gardens and ponds. After the boat trip take a walk to the bustling Dong Ba Market that sells a wide variety of local goods and handicrafts. There are numerous eating places along the way where you can sample some of the famous local delicacies.

The evening is free for you to enjoy at your leisure.

Overnight  in Hue.

Say goodbye to Hue after explore Hue on your own in the morning before transferring to the airport for the short flight north to Hanoi. Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be driven to your hotel to check in. The traffic heading into the city from the airport is fascinating and a great way to entertain yourself during the drive.

Hanoi is Vietnam's historic 1000 year old capital, boasting one of the most beautiful city centers in the world with romantic Hoan Kiem Lake, scenic Ngoc Son temple and the Turtle Tower. Take a tour of the city to see some of Asia's most striking French colonial architecture and the many lakes and parks that are beloved by locals and visitors alike. Visit the vibrant Dong Xuan Market, the oldest and largest in Hanoi, and end the tour with a traditional cyclo ride through the intriguing 36 trade guild streets of the ancient Old Quarter for a taste of the real Vietnam. Enjoy a free evening to watch a water puppet show, dine in one of the city's many restaurants and perhaps stroll around the lake with the locals.

Over-night  in Hanoi.

In the early morning,  cyclo around the Old Quarter in Hanoi.
Depart at 8:00 am from your hotel by car. We will begin our day by visiting Uncle Ho, learning about his great life at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, and his residential place. Next stop is the nearby Temple of Literature. The site of Vietnam's first University, built in twelfth century, to teach Confucius’s theory to royals. Here we will also have a chance to see a traditional music performance. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant for a taste of authentic Hanoi Pho (noodle soup). In the afternoon, choose one from the numerous museums or temples around Hanoi (Museum of Ethnology, Women's Museum, History Museum or Quan Thanh Temple). In the late afternoon we take a cyclo through Hoan Kiem lake and Hanoi's fascinating Old Quarter for some great fun, shopping, and street side traditional food. This is your chance to be part of typical Hanoian style and its traditional Vietnamese culture. We finish our relaxing but informative day by attending a Water Puppet Show, a favorite experience for all visitors to Vietnam. We can help you to get back to your hotel if you wish, but often our guests would rather just spend the evening enjoying a drink with a view of the city.
Dinner on your own.

8:30 pm: Transfer from a prearranged meeting spot to the station for your night train to Sa Pa boarding at around 9:10pm. You will be in shared AC soft sleeper cabins to travel North to Lao Cai town.

The train arrives at about 6:30 am; you are picked up when you exit the train station. Then take a morning drive through the clouds by car / van to Sa Pa ( about 1.5 hours). When you arrive in Sa Pa you will be taken to a local restaurant for a morning shower & breakfast. We will then take short ride from Sa Pa to our trekking base where we start our trek up and down hills ( about 5- 6 hrs) through terraced rice fields, bamboo ranges and many minority villages. Lunch break before we keep hitting the road to Ta Phin village. Our Dao host family will welcome you to their traditional home where we will share in an ethnic style dinner and stay the night.

Enjoy the local market at Ta Phin, Sa Pa. At the first gleam of daylight, you will see and hear the sounds of morning village life. You can join your host family in some of their activities like feeding the animals, cleaning the houses, gardening or preparing breakfast. After breakfast, we could take a short morning wander around the village or resulting in more time spent with the host family. You will be then supported by our car / van back to Sapa (30 minutes). When we arrive back in Sapa, check in to the hotel, shower, and pause for lunch on your own. At 2:30 pm we will take an easy walk (~ 5km) to Cat Cat village, homeland of Black H’mong hill tribe and to take part in a traditional ethnic music performance put on by the ethnic minority people.

Note: The music show in Cat Cat is closed on Wed afternoon, an alternative will be arranged.

Take a night back to Ha Noi.

The train will  arrival in Hanoi in the early morning at round 5:00 am. Please find your way by foot back to a mini hotel near the Tran Quy Cap station gate to have shower and basic set menu breakfast.
Around  8:00 am on a shared van from your hotel to Ha Long city.
After 3.5 hours driving and viewing simple, country side, rice paddy life, we arrive at the at port. At 12.00, the junk crews welcome guests on board at Hon Gai wharf. Check- in, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing. Lunch with fresh local seafood while cruising to Bai Tu Long bay via Indochina film studio, Teapot islet, Blockhouse islet, Goat Head islet. Stop for swimming, visit mysterious Thien Canh cave. Relax at a wild beach, swim & kayak (~ 45 mins) to explore the bay. Back to junk to enjoy relaxing or the sunset.

Dinner and overnight on board.

Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay. After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax. Cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served while you are cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations.

Overnight on board.

After breakfast, relax and enjoy by yourself.

Cruise check-out. Rejoin car drive back to Hanoi.

Arrive Hanoi at 3:00pm.

You will have free time to relax or further explore Ha Noi, before our driver takes you to Noi Bai International Airport for your departure flight. (depend on your flight).

Say goodbye and see you next time.

Home sweet home.

Inclusions

  • Hotels at destinations as indicated in program.
  • Halong Bay Junk cruise package.
  • Mekong Delta cruise
  • Local city tours
  • All private land transfer.
  • Meals as indicated in program (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner).
  • Tour guides at places (English or French speaking).
  • Entrance fees.
  • Internal flight tickets: Ho Chi Minh – Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc - Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh - Nha Trang, Nha Trang - Danang, Danang - Hanoi (Vietnam Airlines or others, Economy Class).
  • Train ticket Hanoi - Lao Cao (Sapa), Sapa - Hanoi.

Exclusions

  • International air fares/ airport taxes
  • Visa arrangement to Vietnam
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expense
  • Other meals and drink
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Tipping for local tour guides and drivers
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary.

Important Notes

  • Price and accommodation for tour group. Price is applied for one Pax and this may be lower or higher due to finalization of booking. A single supplement to have your own room is available on this trip and excludes night 15(overnight boat) and night 12 & 14 (overnigh train) where you will be in shared accommodation.Rooms are booked on a basis of 3 star hotels, upgrading depends on your requests.
  • Passport. (i) Your passport must have six months validity from the date of the end of your travel; (ii) Your passport must have at least 2 clear pages for each country you visit; (iii) Your passport cannot be water stained or have the stitching coming apart; (iv) Your full name exactly appeared in the passport must be sent us for booking.
  • Visa and insurance. Checking your visas (if required) and travel authorisations. Be sure to have relevant travel insurance by checking your insurance coverage carefully. Taking out extra insurance for expensive equipments if possible.
  • Lugguages. It is advised that your luggages are attached the Vietland Holidays luggage labels and its main details to your cases. Domestic flights in Vietnam allow passengers to carry liquid or gel (over 100ml) in hand lugguage.
  • Cash and credit cards. (i) Consult with your bank to find the best currency to carry and whether your ATM card will work; (ii) Most major types of credit cards are accepted in the region, particularly Vietnam; (iii) ATMs are the easiest way to access your money. You can use a debit card to obtain local cash from ATMs in Vietnam.
  • Mobile telephones. If not roaming, Vietland Holidays will lend you a SIM with a small amount of money topped up.
  • Internet. Free wifi access is everywhere in major cities, hotels, cafe in Vietnam.
  • Travel adaptors and chargers. We will lend you suitable chargers and adapters during your trip if required.

 

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