This is truly one of the Luxury Vietnam Tours. You will stay in the outstanding 5 star hotels and resorts throughout the tour. Starting in Hanoi capital, Vietnam's fascinating capital and intellectual center. Continue to scenic Halong Bay for an overnight cruise on a luxurious, traditional junk-style boat. Sail among beautiful limestone islands. Explore Hoi An ancient town, an atmospheric port town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stay at a luxury beachfront resort, and experience the best of this centuries-old town during private touring. Visit the Mekong Delta, a vast network of islands and waterways and cruising by private sampan (traditional boat) through the canals, visiting floating markets, fruit orchards and rural villages.
You will be met and greeted by Vietnam Senses Travel guide upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, then transferred by private to Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel for check-in before starting your Luxury Vietnam Tours. The hotel itself is one of the Asia's most impressive and award-winning colonial and neo-classical luxury hotels, located in the heart of the old city. Some soft sightseeing is recommended by your guide depending on your arrival time. If time permits, you are invited to delve into the heritage of the city at the hotels own Path to History highlighted by the newly rediscovered bomb shelter hidden at its depth. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
- Sofitel Hanoi Metropole Legend
- Apricot Hanoi Hotel
- Hanoi Hotel de l’Opera
Today you will enjoy a comprehensive orientation city tour of Hanoi. Hanoi is the country’s cultural heart, bearing traces of centuries of changing dynasties. You will visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace and the historic complex including Ho Chi Minh's stilt house, One Pillar Pagoda, dating back to the first Vietnamese empire independent from China. Also visit the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison, where American prisoners of war were once confined; the Temple of Literature and the Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts or History Museum at your choice.
Break time for lunch at a local restaurant and then later, travel by cyclo as a local would through the Old Quarter. This evening, see a traditional Vietnamese roi nuoc (water puppetry) performance. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi city.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and our tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel's lobby to drive to spectacular and enchanting Halong Bay for an overnight cruise, then check in your selected cruise. The cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Stay overnight aboard the junk boat.
- Paradise Peak Cruise
- Au Co Cruise
For early risers complimentary tea, coffee and pastries are served in the restaurant followed by, if you so desire – a Tai Chi class on the sundeck (07:00 am). A great morning activity to feel one with this natural wonder.
Then it is time for an early morning swim – in the Bay. By tender boat we bring the guests to a natural white sandy stretch. Sporty ones can also climb up to a hill top to have a last view from above over Halong Bay before we return to the boat and cruise slowly back to Halong City, passing picturesque areas like the Tam Cung Cave and Poem Mountain. During our trundle breakfast is served before we arrive at the shore at around 11:00 am. The crew will bid you farewell and you disembark with our tender boat to the jetty.
Driving back to Hanoi and then straightly transfer to the airport to catch 1-hour flight to Danang City. Met and greeted by Asia Senses Travel's local representatives and transfer to hotel in Hoi An. Check-in the hotel and rest of time will be at your leisure.
Main attraction(s) today: Tam Cung Cave, Poem Mountain
- The Nam Hai Hoian Resort
- Anantara Hoian
- Ancient Faifo
- Mango Mango Restaurant
Set out on a day trip to discover lovely Hoi An. At first you will visit colorful and bustling fish market where you will interact with local buyers and sellers. A cooking class shall be added if you are food lovers. Then, we will enjoy a walking tour to visit the Hoi An ancient town and its incredible legacy of tottering Japanese merchant houses, Chinese temples and ancient tea warehouses – though, of course, residents and rice fields have been gradually replaced by tourist businesses. Touring the town and you will be free at leisure to make your own exploration to the town or free shopping. Back to the hotel and rest of the day will be at your own leisure.
Main Hoi An attractions: Japanese Bridge, Chinese Temples
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Free at leisure to relax at the beach or make your own exploration to the town for shopping. Hoi An is well know for souvenir shopping with great prices and also famous for its large number of tailor shops, so if you want to get a cloth tailor made to measure, this is the time to do it. Overnight in Hoi An.
Breakfast at the hotel. Escorted by a private transfer to Danang airport to catch a 1-hour flight to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly well-known as Saigon city. You will be met and greeted by Asia Senses Travel's local representatives. Private transfer on our own vehicle to hotel which located in the heart of the city, close to the Opera House and Dong Khoi high-end shopping areas. Check-in hotel and rest of morning will be at your leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Breakfast at the hotel and our driver will pick you up and transfer to My Tho - a provincial capital of Tien Giang province (2 hours). Upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat at Chuong Duong Pier and head to An Hoa River. Enjoy your welcome drink and peaceful scenery while crew members board your luggage. The cruise will take you to Phong Nam village in Giong Trom, where you will take a rowing sampan boat through the small canals, which are covered green by the water coconut plants.
Stop at a local house to taste the tropical fruits and chat with the farmer. Visit the rice noodle factory before starting your bike trip around the village. Relax and enjoy lunch at Mango Restaurant before getting back on the boat and continuing to cruise to Mo Cay canals. Stop for a visit at the coconut processing workshop where you can see how the locals utilize every bit of the coconut. Continue cruising to Vung Liem province and stop for a visit to the brick making factory. Here you will see how bricks are made using traditional methods, which are centuries old. Return to your boat and freshen up for your cooking demonstration and dinner on board. The rest of the evening will be spent at your leisure. Overnight will be spent onboard in Vung Liem town.
- Ben Tre Riverside Resort
In the morning, breakfast will be served on board before starting to explore the town of Vung Liem by bicycle. Visit the Happy Buddha Temple, a beautiful and characteristic Kh’mer Temple of this small town. After that, continue on to visit the Cao Dai Temple in one of the most popular local religions, which is a combination of Taoism, Buddhism and Confusium. The boat will then cruise to Tra On then Can Tho where we will stop for the night. While on board, freshen up, and then head to the deck where you will have a cooking demonstration before enjoying a delicious, 5-course dinner onboard. The rest of the evening is spent at your leisure.
- Victoria Can Tho Resort
Get up early in the morning to visit the spectacular Cai Rang floating market, where you will transfer to a smaller boat and mingle amongst the thousands of trading vessels. Feel free to buy yourself fruits or drinks from the local boats. After your market visits, return to your Mango Cruise, and soak in your surroundings, before being dropped off at Ninh Kieu pier in Can Tho where our driver is awaiting for transferring you back to Ho Chi Minh City (3.5 hours). Check-in hotel then rest of your time will be at your leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Main attraction(s) today: Cai Rang floating market, Ninh Kieu pier
Breakfast at the hotel and free at leisure in the morning. At 13:00, you will board the Les River Yacht to experience the unique cruising trip to visit Cu Chi Tunnels. You will have a great opportunity to explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels by boat and bicycle. Riding comfortable, impeccably maintained bikes with the guidance of an English-speaking guide, this trip will take you through peaceful villages, to see agricultural landscapes and the daily life of Southern Vietnamese people. A visit to the famous Cu Chi tunnels is a highlight of this enjoyable adventure which provides some historical & surprising facts about Vietnam-US conflict. Back to the hotel and tonight will be the last night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Breakfast at the hotel. You will be free at leisure until we will transfer you to the airport to catch your outbound flight to next destination. Goodbye and see you again. End of your Luxury Vietnam Tour with Vietnam Senses.
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