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Stylish beach & cruise holiday 12 Days/11 Nights

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    12 Days/11 Nights

  • Cycle Tour Around Hanoi Old Quater

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • Hanoi Temple of Literature

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • Paradise Cruise

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • LAN HA BAY KAYAKING ADVENTURE

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • Havana Nha Trang Premier Resort

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • Po Nagar Cham Towers

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • Six Senses resort in Ninh Van Bay

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • Beach Relaxation

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • Liberty Central Saigon Riverside

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

  • Cu Chi Tour

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    Stylish beach & cruise holiday

 

Enjoy Vietnam highlightsand unique culture from north to south, starting from Hanoi - the capital of peace and charming with romance lakes, architectural blending and incredible food. Absolutely gorgeous Ha Long Bay glamour you, hardly ask more than a cruise on traditional wooden junk around the awesome bay.

After experience Natural World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay, continue exploring Cultural World Heritage Sites Hue and Hoi An. Wander through the cobbled streets of Hoi An with its tailor shops and galleries before enjoying the beach, spa and watersports at idyllic isolate resort in Nha Trang. End with a stay in Ho Chi Minh City with visit to the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: ARRIVAL – HANOI CITY TOUR

On arrival Hanoi, you will be welcomed by private driver then transferred to the hotel for check in (early check in upon availability)

At sunset, meet your tour-guide at hotel lobby, tour brief then enjoy 1hour Xich Lo cycle in Hanoi Old Quarter and explore Sword Lake then have welcome dinner at beautiful restaurant.

 

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Premium roomt Metropole Legend hotel Hanoi  

 

DAY 2: CITY TOUR OF HANOI 

Your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby around 9am. We firstly explore Ba Dinh Square and the Uncle Ho’s Mausoleum, an impressive marble building where the father of modern Vietnam is at rest. Nearby, within the memorial complex is the yellow painted presidential palace and his humble house on stilts that surrounded by hibiscus fence and mirrors into still surface of a large fish pond. Next is the little One Pillar Pagoda, one of Vietnam’s most iconic temples built in 1049 by King Ly Thai Tong. This pagoda has been standing as the witness for the vicissitudes of Hanoi thousand years. 

 

Continue to the Temple of Literature, the first University of the country that built from 1076,where you can see nearly hundreds of huge stone steles standing on turtle backs and bear names of the country’s men who received Doctor Laureate through royal examinations. 

Enjoy lunch at local restaurant.

Continue the trip to Ethnology museum to get fascinating insight into Vietnamese history and the various types of ethnicities that make up Vietnam and Vietnamese culture. 

 

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch 

Accommodation: Premium roomt Metropole Legend hotel Hanoi  


Day 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY

Pick up from your hotel around 8h30am for 2,5 hours driving through stunning country landscapes of rural northern Vietnam to Ha Long Bay. Upon arrival, embark the board; enjoy a welcome drink before check in your own room. The boat starts cruise among spectacular view while beautiful lunch with fresh seafood and tasty Vietnamese specialties.

 

Mid-afternoon, take a visit to floating village surrounded by stunning karst where fishermen and their family living in floating houses and go fishing around the bay on their little traditional boats.

Take part in cooking demonstration guided directly by chef. You have chance to practice Vietnamese traditional dishes such as spring roll or famous cuisine of Vietnam. The boat cruises slowly with the evening sun to its mooring points; it is time to enjoy a massage or sipping a cold cocktail on terrace deck.

 

19.00 As your choice, attend a presentation in the restaurant area about the Ha Long Bay before dinner is served. The night is yours – kick back on a comfy pillowed bench and inhale the surreal beauty whilst sipping a glass of wine. Not many places in the world offer those special feelings. The mooring place is a fantastic overnight spot with glittering lights from the other boats and a calm sea, perfect for your first dream in the middle of the Bay where once Dragons played amid sparkling jewels.

 

 Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Accommodation: Deluxe Balcony on Paradise Cruise   

 

DAY 4: LAN HA BAY KAYAKING ADVENTURE

 

At sunrise, as your choice to take part in Tai Chi on the Sundeck or free to relax

07.00 Breakfast will be served, a selection of western or Vietnamese style breakfast.

08.15 After breakfast you will transfer to a smaller boat to explore Lan Ha Bay, where  your guide will take you kayaking and swimming at Three Peaches beach, a pristine natural beach surrounded by turquoise water.

 

At noon time, enjoy fresh barbecue seafood lunch while cruising toward Bright and Dark caves - the most remote area in Lan Ha Bay, borders the Gulf of Tonkin. Here you will visit a quaint fishing village and lagoon. If time permit, you will get to kayak through an amazing tunnel under a karst mountain.

 

16.00 After a day of discovering the caves and villages you will return to mother cruise for 2nd night sleeping on board.

19.15 Vietnamese style dinner will be served.

21.00 The rest of the evening is free to enjoy at your leisure, whether that’s relaxing in your cabin or taking part in some onboard activities, such as film entertainment, light music for dancing in the dining room, board and card games. Passengers may also try their luck at squid fishing from the boat. Overnight at en-suite cabin.

 

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Accommodation: Deluxe Balcony on Paradise Cruise   

 

DAY 5: HALONG BAY – HANOI AIRPORT – NHA TRANG  

Get up for spectacular sunrise of Ha Long and enjoy breakfast on board.

7.00h: For early risers complimentary tea, coffee and pastries are served in the restaurant followed by – if you so desire – a Tai Chi Class on the terrace deck. A great morning activity to feel one with this natural wonder.

 

After light breakfast, disembark the boat for 01 hour stroll to visit Sung SotCave (Amazing Cave) and joining with guide to visiting and explore the cave.

By tender boat we bring the guests to a natural white sandy stretch of a beach with crystal clear water. Sporty ones can climb up to a hill top to have a last view from above over the Ha long Bay before we return to the boat and cruise slowly back to Ha long City, passing picturesque areas like the Titop Island, the Poem Mountain.

 

Check out your cabin at 10am then enjoy lunch at restaurant. On arrival Ha Long habour at 12:00, disembark the boat for driving directly to Hanoi airport, take flight to Nha Trang.

Upon arrival Nha Trang, welcome welcomed by private driver, transfer to the hotel for check in and free as relax.

 

Meals:Breakfast – Brunch  

Accommodation: Deluxe room at Havana Nha Trang Premier Resort

 

Day 6: NHA TRANG SIGHTSEEING

Have breakfast at the then take a guided tour to visit to some featured sights of the town including

Visit Po Nagar Cham Towers

These towers were built by the Cham civilization between the 7th and 12th century to honor the Mother of Cham Kingdom. Nowadays, this site is a famous pilgrimage place for local people.

 

Institute of Oceanography

Founded in 1922, this institute has contributed significantly to the exploitation and conservation of the East Sea. Its collection of about 20.000 specimens and living creatures is biggest one in the South-East Asia.

Visit Stone Church

Built between 1928 and 1933, this church is considered as the seat of Catholic Diocese of Khanh Hoa province.

Have a break at Chong Promontory

This Promontory looks like the work of a giant who has put several massive rocks together

Relax at Hot Mineral Spring Center

Relax and gain your health in mud and mineral water bathing at Hot Mineral Spring Center.

 

Meals:Breakfast – Lunch

Accommodation: Deluxe room at Havana Nha Trang Premier Resort

 

Day 7: NHA TRANG HIDEAWAY

Nha Trang is the famous seaside resort in the country with its pristine beaches, consistently good weather, green islands dotted amongst the beautiful bay of emerald water that houses the marine life protected areas and boasted the best place in the country for snorkeling and scuba diving.

 

After breakfast at the hotel, you are free as leisure until noon-time. Leave bustle city behind, you will be transferred to Six Senses lounge, take speed boat to Ninh Van Bay – a paradise for your 3nights hideaway.

Overlooking the sea of Ninh Van bay, Six Senses resort offers luxurious and spacious villas with private pool. It has a spa, 4 restaurants and great range of activities and facilities, excellent staff.

 

Meals:Breakfast at hotel

Accommodation: Hill Top Villa at Six Sensesresort in Ninh Van Bay

 

Day 8: BEACH RELAXATION

Your free day at the resort for relaxing. You can also optionally enjoy some resort facilities such as wind surfing, kayaking, fishing or just relax on the white sandy beach in front of your bungalow.

 

Meals: Breakfast at the resort

Accommodation: Hill Top Villa at Six Sensesresort in Ninh Van Bay

 

Day 9: BEACH RELAXATION

It’s totally time for your retreat! With wide selection from 18 activities, you have other free day to relax at the resort with multiple choices for your day, from sea activities to wellness activities…

 

Meals:Breakfast at the resort

Accommodation: Hill Top Villa at Six Sensesresort in Ninh Van Bay

 

Day 10: NINH VAN BAY – HO CHI MINH CITY

Farewell peaceful days in isolate island, you take flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be welcomed by private driver then transferred to the hotel. Check in and free as your leisure.

 

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Premier River View at Liberty Central Saigon Riverside in Ho Chi Minh City 

 

Day 11: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR – CU CHI TUNNEL

Morning: Get picked up from your hotel for a 2 hours drive from busy city to stunning countryside. Locates approximately 70 km northwest of Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City in a beautiful green land with fruit gardens, rice paddies and plantations, Cu Chi Tunnels, like a spider net in the soil of Cu Chi District, consist of more than 200km of narrow underground tunnels that connecting half or total covered hideouts, shelters, fighting bunkers, hospital, school, living rooms and so on… all was built and used by resistant fighters during the French and American war in Vietnam.

 

You will have chance to sample some of the simple cuisine that local fighters would have survived on and have an opportunity to venture into the tunnels and explore the complex. All will help you to learn more about the conditions the people lived in, the hardships they faced and the amazing ingenuity employed to maintain life in the tunnels. Complete with a try of firing Russian Carbine rifles AK 47’s if you wish to do.

 

Enjoy lunch at local restaurant before heading back city center.

Afternoon:Process to visit the Independence Palace (former Presidential Palace of the South of Vietnam), the Central Post Office, ride through Dong Khoi street (former Rue Catinat, made famous by Graham Greene in his bestselling book the Quiet American) and spend some time for a troll through the Ben Thanh Market that filled with lots of interesting local products. Trip end at your hotel. Overnight at Lavender hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Meals:Breakfast at hotel – Lunch

Accommodation: Premier River View at Liberty Central Saigon Riverside in Ho Chi Minh City 

 

Day 12: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE

Have breakfast at hotel then free for last minutes shopping before check out, enjoy lunch at local restaurant then transfer to the airport to take flight back home or to the next destination.

 

Meals: Breakfast

 

*****END OF SERVICES*****

PRICES: From US$2,488/person

PRICE INCLUDED:

  • Private air-conditioner transfer through the trip
  • Luxury hotels as mentioned in itinerary  
  • Package 3days-2nights on cruise in Halong bay
  • Regional English Speaking guides
  • Private guided tours as mentioned in itinerary
  • Domestic flight tickets from Ho Chi Minh – Nha Trang - Hanoi
  • Meals as mention above
  • Entrance fees
  • Xich Lo cycle in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Mineral water & tissue (01 bottle/pax/day) on car.

 

PRICE EXCLUDED:

  • Insurance
  • International flights
  • Requested beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Any services not mentions in the inclusion portion.

 

TERM & CONDITION

  • Deposit and Payment:  30% of total invoice should be deposit at the time of booking for guarantee. Final payment is no later than 7days in advance of arrival date. 
  • Cancellation: The cancellation charge below refer to the non-transferable fee that is charge to the clients who cancelled their tour
  • More than 30 day before departure: no cancellation charge
  • Between 30 and 21 day before departure: 20% of total tour cost
  • Between 20 and 8 day before departure: 35 % of total tour cost
  • Between 7 day and 5 days before departure: 50 % of total tour cost
  • Between 4 day and 2 days before departure:  90 % of total tour cost

Pricing:All prices are shown in American dollars and are current at the date of printing this itinerary. If there is a dramatic fluctuation in the exchange rate or the price of services provided, which are beyond the control of Ciao Travel, Ciao Travel reserves the right to adjust tour prices accordingly, even though the balance of payment may have been made. This would only happen in unusual circumstances.

  • Itinerary Validity and Content: This itinerary is valid until 30th Sept 2019, unless otherwise specified. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy. Ciao Travel shall not be liable for any injury, damage or loss caused by any inaccuracy. Ciao Travel reserves the right to change tour arrangements or accommodations due to safety or security reasons, and will endeavor to provide alternative arrangements of the same standard as that originally booked.  
  • Special Requirements: Please advise Ciao Travel of any special requirements such as Special Meals, Medical Requirements etc., as soon as possible. If you get motion sickness, it is imperative that you bring with you motion sickness pills as we travel by coach and boat sometimes in our tour. 
  • Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend you organize travel insurance before departure in your country. Insurance covers cancellation fees payable for airline tickets, accommodation, loss of deposit, luggage etc.
  • Clients’ Responsibilities: It is your responsibility to obtain passports, health certificates or other travel documents where required for the tour. It remains your responsibility to ensure that these documents are in order and to meet any additional costs incurred as a result of failure to comply with such requirements. It is also your responsibility to obtain any vaccinations that may be required to travel.