"Vietnam Beach Holiday 2"
15 Days package price from just £1,240 per person.
Day 1 - UK Departure
Depart the UK with international flight to Hanoi.
Day 2 - Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam
Upon arrival in Hanoi meet your guide and transfer to hotel for check-in. This evening meet your guide for tour briefing at your hotel before we enjoy our dinner at one of the city's finest restaurants. (D)
Day 3 - Hanoi
This morning we tour Hanoi's charming French colonial boulevards, visit the ancient Temple of Literature, visiting Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, the House on Stilts and the museum. In the afternoon we explore Hanoi by cyclo, driving through the lively Old Quarter, a series of 36 ancient streets where peddlers trade their wares the way they have done for centuries. Visit an old house that’s typical of dwellings in the Old Town in Ma May Street and then walk through Hang Be market to the famed water puppet theatre for an evening show. (B)
NOTE: Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum closes from September to November for annual maintenance. Emperor Tours will organize the visit outside.
Day 4 - Hanoi to Halong
Today we journey east to Vietnam's greatest natural wonder, Halong Bay. We board our luxurious boat, spend a full day and night cruising the bay's 3000 magnificent limestone islets. You can challenge yourself with kayaking to a stunning lagoon of Halong Bay. (B/L/D)
Day 5 - Halong to Hanoi
In the morning wake up to a beautiful sunrise across the bay as we continue to cruise Halong Bay. After brunch on board we return to Hanoi. (Brunch)
Day 6 - Hanoi to Nha Trang
Today we leave Hanoi for the picturesque coastal town of Nha Trang. Nha Trang is really ideal for beach fans with the long sandy palm-fringed beach, turquoise waters and scenic islands. Enjoy the rest of the day lazing on the beach. (B)
Day 7 - Nha Trang Tour
Spend a morning cruising amongst tropical islands through turquoise water, enjoying swimming, snorkelling and seafood. Afternoon visit Po Naga Towers, the remnants of Cham Kingdom, Long Son Pagoda, the lively Dam Market and the vibrant beachfront streets.. (B/L)
Days 8-11 - Nha Trang
Free at leisure in Nha Trang. (B)
Day 12 - Nha Trang to Saigon
Today we fly to Saigon late in the morning. Afternoon time will be for visiting the city’s architectural highlights the Notre Dame Cathedral, French Post Office, Reunification Palace, colonial Dong Khoi boulevard, etc… (B)
Day 13 - Saigon
We start the day with a drive to Cu Chi amazing tunnel system built by Communist guerillas during the Vietnam War. We then head for Tay Ninh to witness the noon services of adherents to Caodai Sect, a strange religion in the world in a beautiful edifice called Holy See Temple. A tasty lunch of "Pho" noodle soup in restaurant "Pho 24" follows. (B/L)
Day 14 - Saigon / Mekong Delta
Today we enjoy a day trip to My Tho to sample life on the Mekong River. We’ll ride a local boat on the criss-crossing waters of the area to the orchards on Phoenix Island, where local handicrafts and sweets from coconut are being produced. Enjoy fresh seasonal fruits and traditional live music and songs performance and relax under the restaurant’s garden canopy. Take a horse cart rise to a farm to taste some homemade honey-tea and proceed by boat through the small canals and side arms of the river to observe the daily life along the river banks. Later we visit a snake farm. (B/L)
Day 15 - Departure from Saigon
Free until transfer to the airport for your departure flight
15 Days Package Price from just £1,240 per person (single supplement £660)
- 4* Hotel accommodation in city centre;
- Vietnam Visa (for limited period);
- Meals: daily breakfast at hotel and others as mentioned in itinerary;
- Sightseeing excursions with English speaking guides;
- All road transportation in private air-con car or minibus;
- Entrance fees;
- Domestic flights;
- Boat trip as mentioned in sights;
- Government tax and service charge;
- International departure tax;
- Luggage handling and drinking water.
- International flights (flight prices vary depending on time of year and airline - Emperor Tours will discuss and book the best option for you at time of booking);
- Personal expense such as laundry or drinks during meals etc.;
- Optional visits;
- Travel insurance (can be arranged, please ask for details);
- Tips to guides and drivers.