Vietnam Eco-Escape | Luxury Tour with 5* Ha Long Bay Cruise

from $1889 per person

Highlights:

Hanoi Street Food Tour

Nature & Culture in Sapa

Cruise Ha Long Bay

Bike Tour & Fishing in Hoi An

Ho Chi Minh City Vespa Tour

Mekong Delta River Cruise – Floating Market

11 days
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh or vice versa
  • Departure Time
    daily
  • Included
    Accommodation as described in program
    Bike renting
    Boat trips as described in program
    Cooking class
    Daily breakfast in accommodation
    Domestic flights
    English speaking private tour guide
    Entrance fees & excursions as per tour program
    Meals as specified in tour program (B,L,D)
    Mineral water during excursions
    private transfer in air conditioned car
    Travel insurance
1

Day | Welcome to Hanoi

Arriving at the airport of Hanoi (Noi Bai), you will be met by our driver who will take you to your hotel. In the afternoon, your local guide will pick you up and take you on a local food discovery journey. On this walking street food tour, you will get to try Banh Cuon (rice steamed rolls filled with ground pork and wood ear mushroom), "Bun Cha" (rice vermicelli noodle with grilled pork and fresh herbs), and local fruits. Your guide will give you insights into the traditions and history of Vietnamese food culture. In the evening, you will enjoy dinner in a nice local restaurant. You spend the night in Hanoi.
(B, L)
2

Day | Hanoi – Sapa

Today you will leave Hanoi in early morning and head north for a scenic ride to the mountainous Sapa. Arrive in Sapa just in time for lunch. In the afternoon, explore the surrounding area or just enjoy the view from your accommodation. Overnight in Sapa.

(B, L, D)
3

Day | Sapa -Luxury in Nature

Today you will wake up in the middle of nature and can enjoy a beautiful view. After breakfast, you will start exploring the small villages with their ethnic minorities residents and their surrounding nature. In a village of the Red Dao, you will be able to take a break and taste fresh green tea. From there we continue to Nam Cang, one of the most remote villages in the Sa Pa area. Once there you will be able to lunch at the Nam Cang Riverside Lodge and walk in the River Baden. Then we continue with a small jungle hike. In the evening you drive to the Topas Ecolodge and get a BBQ dinner there. After dinner, we will take you back to the city. Overnight in Sapa.
(B, L, D)
4

Day | Sapa - Hanoi

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before returning to Hanoi and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Spend the night in Hanoi.
(B)
5

Day | Hanoi - Lan Ha Bay

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel to go on a two day cruise to Lan Ha Bay, the more isolated and untouched yet more beautiful extension of Ha Long Bay. Upon boarding your cruise, you will be greeted with a welcome drink, followed by lunch on board. During the cruise, you will explore the bay, see lighthouses and amazing caves. You can also go kayaking or take a swim in the emerald water. Unlimited drinks and massages are available. You can also take part in a cooking class. In the evening, enjoy the sunset from the boat before having dinner in the restaurant. After the dinner, enjoy a movie, sip a cocktail at the bar, or try a unique experience of squid catching. Overnight on board.
(B, L, D)
6

Day | Lan Ha Bay – Danang – Hoi An

Start your day early with a session of Vovinam, a Vietnamese martial art. Afterwards, there will be a little refreshment for you. Then you will explore a cave with a small bamboo boat. In the meantime, a brunch will be prepared for you to enjoy on the way back to the harbor from where you will be transferred to Hanoi Airport for a flight to Danang. Upon your Danang arrival, our local driver will take you to your hotel in Hoi An. The rest of the day is free and you will spend the night in Hoi An.

(B, L)
7

Day | Hoi An - Experience the local life

Today you will learn about the life of the locals here in Hoi An. Your guide will take you on a biking tour to visit Cam Thanh village, where you will meet local farmers and learn how to grow rice. If biking is not your thing, we can arrange a scooter ride for you instead for an extra charge. Your next stop is a local fishing village. Here you will get on a boat with the local fishermen and try fishing with a throw net. While on the boat, you will also ride through a jungle of water coconut palms and have lunch on board before returning to your hotel.
(B, L, D)
 
8

Day | Ho Chi Minh City Vespa Tour

Goodbye Hoi An, today you will go to Danang Airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon. Upon your arrival, our driver will take you to your hotel and you will have to relax before the evening city tour that give you a unique view of Ho Chi Minh City from the back of a vespa, just like the way the locals do. During the tour, you will experience the buzzing city nightlife and sample some tasty local treats. You will also pass by many city attractions before stopping at a café with live music and ending the night in a music bar. The tour includes all drinks and food. Back to your hotel and stay the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
 (B, D)
9

Day | Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta River Cruise

Today we will take you to Mekong Delta to embark on a river cruise. As your journey begins, lunch will be served while you are observing the daily life of the people living on the Mekong River. In the afternoon, you will leave the cruise and go on a guided excursion to visit of paddy fields, villages and fruit orchards. You will taste exotic tropical fruits freshly picked from the orchard and visit craftwork villages. Afterwards, you will return to the boat to catch sunset over the Mekong and have dinner on board. Stay overnight on board the cruise. 

 (B, L, D)
10

Day | Mekong Delta – Floating Market

You will be up early today to check off a must-do in Mekong Delta - floating markets. After enjoying an early breakfast at sunrise, transfer to a smaller boat to get to the floating market. This is a working market where locals trade fruits, vegetables and other goods. You will be up close to the sellers' boat, feel free to buy fresh fruits, talk to the locals, or practice your bargaining skills as you like. When you get back to the harbor, we will take you back to Ho Chi Minh City with a nice lunch on the way. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. 

 (B, L)
11

Day | Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) Departure

Today we will take you to Ho Chi Minh City Airport for your flight home.
(B)

Itinerary

The itinerary will take you from Hanoi to Sapa and then into Lan Ha Bay. Continue to Ho Chi Minh City and finally to the Mekong Delta.