Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival (Wellcome dinner)
Pick up and tranfer to hotel for check in. Rest of the day is free. Private table dinner at cruising Bon Sai restaurant.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh city tour (B, L)
At 08:30, you will be a picked up from your hotel.
In the morning we visit: The Reunification Palace; War Remnants Museum; Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office.
After lunch at local restaurant we continue to visit: Giac Lam Pagoda; Cholon, including the Thien Hau Pagoda; Ben Thanh Market. Back to hotel.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho (B, L)
Depart for Can Tho in the Mekong delta by private car to experience the local life on the side of the National highway. Check in to your hotel and be free or walking around the heart of Mekong city. Romantic dinner with special food of the Mekong delta at your hotel.
Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 4: Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
A morning boat trip takes you to the floating market of Can Tho (Cai Rang and Phong Dien) mix with the local who exchange fruits on their boats, then we try the "monkey bridge" and some workshops. Return to your hotel for checkout. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh city where we have dinner.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City - Mui Ne Relaxation (B, L)
Four hours by car to get to Mui Ne beach from Ho Chi Minh city. You can enjoy sun bathing on the very beautiful beach in Mui Ne. After lunch, we take a jeep to the top of yellow sand dune by sunset head back to the hotel.
Overnight in Mui Ne.
Day 6: Mui Ne - Nha Trang - Whale Island (B, L)
A private car will take you to Nha Trang today, driving along the coastline of Vietnam, visiting beaches and meeting friendly people before arriving at Nha Trang city. Upon arrival we transfer to the dock and go by boat to Whale Island where you will spend two nights. Check in and walk around this little island, being sure to be back in time to watch the sunset with a drink.
Day 7: Whale Island Relaxation (B, L)
We are sure you will never feel bored with this lovely island. There are plenty of activities here such as scuba diving, surfing, kayaking, floating bar etc plus great food and drinks.
Overnight at Whale Island.
Day 8: Whale Island - Nha Trang (B, L)
After lunch, we check out and take a speedboat back to the quay where your waiting car takes you to Nha Trang.
Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 9: Nha Trang - Hoi An (B, L)
Morning free followed by a visit to the Dam market then transfer to the airport for your short flight to Da Nang. Drive from Da Nang to Hoi An.
Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Day 10: Hoi An (B)
Free day for shopping or relaxing at your hotel.
Day 11: Hoi An - Hue (B, L)
Short drive to Hue and check into the hotel. Dinner beside the Perfume River and overnight in Hue.
Overnight in Hue
Day 12: Hue - Hanoi (B, L)
Morning flight takes you to Hanoi. Transfer to the hotel for check in. Dinner at Lotus restaurant after the Water Puppet show in the afternoon.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 13: Hanoi free day - overnight train to Sapa (B)
Today is a free day again (great shopping in the Hanoi Old quarter) until transfer to the Hanoi railway station to catch your train to Sapa.
Overnight on the train.
Day 14: Sapa (B, L)
Arriving early at Lao Cai where you take your private car to go up to Sapa. Breakfast at your hotel before strolling around Sapa town and surroundings. Dinner at your hotel.
Overnight in Sapa.
Day 15: Sapa - Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast at the hotel, walking around Sapa town to learn about the lifestyle of people here. In the afternoon, we take our car downhill to Lao Cai where we take the train back to Hanoi.
Overnight on train.
Day 16: Hanoi - Halong bay (B, L, D)
07:30 - 07:45 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta.
10:30 Stopover on the way for short break
12:30 Arrive at Hon Gai wharf - Meet the captain, crews and join us for a welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions and check-in cabins.
13:00 Lunch with fresh seafood is served while cruising towards Vong Vieng floating village, passing through extraordinary shaped-islands.
15:30 Drop anchor at Vong Vieng: visit local houses, fish farm, schools and have a chat with the friendly fish men. (You also swim here if you like) The other option is to travel by kayak (passenger row kayaks for themselves). The kayaking option is $10.00 per person unless pre-booked.
17:00 Back on board, enjoy the sunset and continue cruising to Luom Bo for anchoring.
19:00 Dinner is served.
21:00 Enjoy the comfort in your cabin or night fishing…
Overnight on junk.
Day 17: Halong bay - Hanoi (B, L)
06:30 Enjoy the bay’s morning landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07:30 Lightly breakfast is served.
08:30 Explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave, one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay.
09:30 Back on board, continue cruising, enjoy the stunning views of the Bay and relax.
10:30 Lunch is served on board while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier.
12:00 Arrive Hon Gai wharf. Farewell.
12:30 Return from Halong to Hanoi.
14:30 Stop-over in Dong Trieu town to visit a ceramics workshop.
16:30 Arrive in Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 18: Hanoi - Departure (B)
Free time until transfer to Noi Bai International airport for your flight home.
End of services. Our staff will give you the warmest goodbye and hope to see you again.