Welcome to Hanoi
Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Known for its centuries old architecture and delectable cuisine, Hanoi is not only rich in history and culture, but also a buzzing city and a connecting hub to other parts of the country and region. Upon arrival at Hanoi Airport (Noi Bai), our driver will take you to the hotel to check in to your romantically decorated honeymoon room. Enjoy the day at your leisure, followed by a romantic dinner in a nice local restaurant. After the dinner, you will spend the night in Hanoi.
Hanoi City Tour
After breakfast, you will go on a city tour of Hanoi. Starting with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and the next door Ho Chi Minh Palace where lies the modest stilt house of Vietnam's first president. Next stop is the one thousand year old One Pillar Pagoda, one of the most iconic temples in Vietnam, known for its unique lotus blossom shape sitting on top of a wooden pillar erected from a lotus pond. Continue on to the largest lake in Ha Noi, West Lake, to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Then you will explore the Temple of Literature - the first university in Vietnam. Next stop is the Ethnological Museum before returning to the Old Quarter for a cyclo ride and a live water puppet show which is unique to Northern Vietnam. You will spend the night in Hanoi.
Ha Long Bay Excursion
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Ha Long Bay where you embark a two-day cruise trip. After boarding your cruise, enjoy your fresh seafood lunch on board before visiting some caves and swimming off an island. In the afternoon, you can also go kayaking, relax on the sundeck, or join us for a cooking lesson on board. After watching the amazing sunset, you will enjoy your dinner on board. Spend your night in a luxury cabin on board.
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Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Danang - Hoi An
If you are an early riser, start today with a sunrise Tai Chi session before enjoying your breakfast on board. After breakfast, you will transfer to a bamboo paddle boat to go on a cave excursion. Then you can enjoy swimming in the emerald water, kayaking or simply relaxing on the sundeck. A buffet lunch is served on board as the cruise returns to the harbor where we will pick you up and take you to Hanoi airport to catch your flight to Danang. Once there, you will be transferred to the Old District of Hoi An. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and stay overnight in Hoi An.
Hoi An Old Town
After breakfast, explore the Old Town of Hoi An with a local guide. You will visit the Japanese Bridge, the Chinese Assembly Halls, old trading houses and pagodas. Walk along Thu Bon river and visit the Hoi An market. After the tour, spend the rest of the day exploring the town on your own before having a romantic dinner by the pool or on a beach. Spend the night at your beach resort in Hoi An.
Hoi An Beach Leisure
Enjoy the whole day at your leisure. Stroll through the old town, discover cozy cafes and authentic restaurants, or relax on the beach. You spend the night in Hoi An.
Hoi An - Danang - Ho Chi Minh City
Today you will go to Danang airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon). Once there, our driver will bring you to your hotel to relax a bit before going on a half day city tour. The tour starts with a visit the former Presidential Palace and the Museum of War. Next is the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral and the French-style Central Post Office. Continue on to visit Chinatown where you will visit the huge Binh Tay Wholesale Market and the beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda. Return to your hotel at the end of the tour and spend the night in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day Trip to Mekong Delta
After breakfast today, you will be on your way to the Mekong Delta. Upon your arrival, board a motorboat to get to the floating market. Then transfer to a rowboat to cruise through the small canals until arriving at a large orchard, where you can taste many tropical fruits of Vietnam. You will also visit a pottery workshop and taste local special treats such as coconut sweets and rice crispy. After lunch is served, you will have some time to relax before biking through a village and explore the area some more. Alternatively, if you prefer to rest, just relax in a traditional hammock until it's time to return to Ho Chi Minh City to stay overnight.
Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap
After breakfast, we will take you to Ho Chi Minh City airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Our local driver will meet you at the Siem Reap airport and drive you to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and spend the night in Siem Reap.
Siem Reap - Temples of Angkor
Start your day early with a mini trip with your local guide to see the sunrise over the towers of Angkor Wat. Then return to the hotel for your breakfast before exploring more Angkor temples. Start with the ancient palace Angkor Thom to see the Bayon temple with over two hundred giant stone smiling faces peering at you. Visit the Baphoun Temple with its intricate carvings all around and the best view of Angkor Thom from the top. You will also stop by the Elephant Terraces, the Leper King's Terraces, and Phemeanakas - the pyramid temple. Next stop is to visit Ta Keo - a unfinished mountain temple, and Ta Prohm - whose towers and walls are being mesmerizingly swallowed by the surrounding jungle's vast root system. End the tour with watching the sunset over Angkor from the Phnom Bakheng hill. You will spend the night in Siem Reap.
Krabie Real Village Walk and Me Chrey Floating Village
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be heading out to the countryside today to get to know life there. You will explore the village of Krabie Real and sample Cambodian dishes for lunch. In the afternoon, you will ride through the rice fields on an ox-cart. Then we continue to Tonle Sap Lake where you will visit the floating village of Me Chrey by boat and see its floating houses, schools, markets, restaurants, and more. After the tour, we take you back to your hotel to spend the night in in Siem Reap.
Siem Reap Departure
Today you will go to the Siem Reap airport to start your journey home.
Your journey begins in Hanoi and then takes you to Ha Long and Hoi An. Continue on to Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta before traveling to Siem Reap.
DepartureHanoi / Siem Reap
IncludedAccommodation as described in programAdditional tours & activitiesBoat trips as described in programDomestic flightsEnglish speaking private tour guideEntrance fees & excursions as per tour programMeals as specified in tour program (B,L,D)Mineral water during excursionsprivate transfer in air conditioned carTravel insurance
Not IncludedIntl. flightsVisa fees
OptionalAdditional tours & activitiesprivate tour guide in other languages on request