Nature, Beach & Culture Trip for Couples
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 - Night train to Sapa
After breakfast in the hotel, a tour of the city is on. Starting with a visit to the President Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and the next door Ho Chi Minh Palace where lies the modest stilt house of the 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. Then you will explore the Temple of Literature - the first university in Vietnam. In the afternoon, visit the Ethnological Museum and Hoa Lo Prison. Afterwards, return to the Old Quarter for a relaxing cyclo ride before enjoying a unique performance at the Water Puppet Theatre. In the evening, you will be transferred to the train station to take the overnight train to Sapa. Spend your night swayed to sleep by the train and get rested for the next destination.
Sapa Ethnic Minority Villages
In early morning, your train arrives at Lao Cai station, from where you will be transferred to Sapa. Upon your Sapa arrival, you will enjoy a nice breakfast in a local restaurant before spending the day in Hoang Lien National Park and get to know some of the local ethnic minorities. During your walk through the national park, you will meet the locals as well as native animals such as water buffalo. You will have lunch at a local restaurant before continuing the hike to Nam Cang, a Red Dao ethnic minority village and where your accommodation for today is located. In the evening, enjoy a romantic dinner on the balcony overlooking the river. You stay overnight at Nam Cang Riverside Lodge.
(B, L, D)
Riverside to Mountain Peak Ecolodge
After breakfast, explore Nam Cang village today. Discover the craftsmanship and learn about the way of life of the Red Dao people. Alternatively, you can go hiking in the jungle and enjoy nature. In the late afternoon, you will be transferred to Topas Ecolodge on the top of the mountain where you will enjoy the breathtaking panorama view of the valley and the surrounding mountains. You spend the night in Topas Ecolodge.
Hike to Lech Village - Back to Hanoi
Today you will do a half day hike to Lech village, which is situated in a very picturesque area of Sapa. On the way, you will pass through beautiful rice terraces and can enjoy an magnificent view of the valley. After visiting the village, you will hike back to the Topas Ecolodge and relax. In the late evening, you will be transferred by private shuttle to Lao Cai train station to take the night train back to Hanoi. Stay overnight on the train.
Hanoi - Ha Long Bay (World Heritage Site)
Your train arrives in Hanoi early in the morning. After breakfast in Hanoi, 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 before going on a cave excursion with a stop to swim on a beach. For the rest of the afternoon, you can do kayaking, relax on the sundeck, and join a cooking lesson on board. After watching the amazing sunset, you will enjoy a private candlelit dinner on the balcony. Spend your night in a luxury cabin on board.
(B, L, D)
Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
Start today with a sunrise Tai Chi session before enjoying your breakfast on board. After breakfast, you can go kayaking, take a splash in the emerald water, or simply relax 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 back to Hanoi. You will spend the night in Hanoi.
Hanoi - Bangkok
Today we take you to Hanoi airport for your flight to Bangkok. Upon your arrival, our local driver will take you to your hotel where you can check in and enjoy your free time afterwards. You are spending the night in Bangkok.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
After breakfast, get ready for a half-day tour to Thailand's most famous floating market, Damnoen Saduak. Once at the pier, a small boat take you through the canals packed with wooden boats and overflowing with fruits, vegetables, and food. Loud and colorful, this floating market is surely a fun experience when you are in Bangkok. After the tour, return to your hotel in Bangkok and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You are staying overnight in Bangkok.
Bangkok - Koh Samui
Today we take you to Bangkok airport for your flight to Koh Samui island. After you arrive in Koh Samui, our local driver will take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. You spend the night on Koh Samui.
Koh Samui Beach Day
Today you have all day for yourself to enjoy however you wish. Relax on the beach, enjoy the sun, the sand, and ocean breeze. You spend the night on Koh Samui.
Koh Samui - Bangkok Departure
Today you leave the island and fly back to Bangkok and continue your journey home from there.
This journey starts in Hanoi and then takes you to Sapa and Ha Long Bay. Continue on to Bangkok and from there to Koh Samui and finally back to Bangkok.
DepartureHanoi / Bangkok
Included4* & 5* HotelsAccommodation as described in programBike rentingBoat trips as described in programCooking classDaily breakfast in accommodationDomestic flightsEnglish speaking private tour guideEntrance fees & excursions as per tour programMeals as specified in tour program (B,L,D)Mineral water during excursionsTravel insurance
Not IncludedIntl. flightsVisa fees
OptionalAdditional tours & activitiesprivate tour guide in other languages on request