North & Central Vietnam Tour with Beach Break in Hoi An

Hanoi - Halong Bay - Danang - Hoi An

10

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R6050/pp

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Overview

including Hanoi, Halong Bay, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the fascinating ancient town of Hoi An; time to relax on the beautiful beaches will ensure that you return from your trip recharged & re-energized. 

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Welcome to Hanoi – the capital city of Vietnam. Upon your arrival at the airport, our guide and driver will meet and transfer you to the hotel to Check In. The balance of the day is for you to spend at your leisure. The capital city of Hanoi is home to the rich culture of the country and you will see both Chinese and French influences in architecture & cuisine as you explore the city. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.

♣ Please check our selected hotels in Hanoi for your reference.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken for a tour of this fascinating capital city. The first stop is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum The final resting place of Ho Chi Minh, the Chairman of the Vietnam Communist Party from 1951 until his death in 1969. You also visit his traditional stilt house to get to know more about his life and career. Next, you will visit the One Pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist Temple and regarded as one of Vietnam’s most iconic temples. From here you will be taken to the Temple of Literature – built in 1070, it is one of several temples in Vietnam that is dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars.

After the temples, it’ll be time for lunch and your introduction to some famous local restaurants where you enjoy the local dish of Pho, Bun Cha or Egg Coffee. Dinner on your own, overnight at your hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to another fascinating land – the gem in the north of Vietnam – Halong Bay. The drive takes you through the beautiful rice paddy fields and mountains of the Red River Delta. On your arrival in Halong Bay you will realize why this area has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will be ferried a short distance from the harbor aboard a tender boat to board the Junk Boat for a cruise among the numerous limestone karsts rising from the emerald water. After lunch of a great selection of fresh seafood on board, the Tender will once again take you to visit a grotto of spectacular stalactites and stalagmites, stopping en route for a relaxing swim in the warm waters of Halong Bay & a kayak back from the beach to the floating island to enjoy a close up view of the bay and islands. In the late afternoon, the ship will drop anchor for an overnight stay on board.

Note: We recommend that you bring an overnight bag with you to pack for your trip to Halong Bay so that you don't have to lug all your bags with you. You will be returned to the same hotel in Hanoi after your trip and can safely store your luggage there.

Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.

♣ Please check our selected cruises on Halong Bay for your reference

Enjoy the sunrise over the cliffs and after breakfast take the time to take more photos or simply relax in the sun and read your book. After lunch, the bus will take you back to Hanoi. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel and then our driver will pick you up for your transfer you to the airport and your flight to Danang. Welcome on arrival and transfer to the hotel in Hoian for check in. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

♣ Please check our selected hotels in Hoi An for your reference.

Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the meeting point.

We will cycle through peaceful green paddies to reach the local market (Ba Le market). The tour guide will show you where the ingredients for the cooking courses come from and explain how the markets function and you will have the chance to do some shopping of your own. After that, we head to the restaurant where the chef and the cooking course are waiting for you.

Upon arrival at the cooking school, you will have a break with a Vietnamese coffee to cool down and relax. Then you'll join a fun bamboo basket boat ride through small creeks in water coconut fields and the folk game “bit mat dap noi”.

After the boat ride, you will start to cook a variety of local dishes following the menu shown below. Our Chef and Tour Guide will instruct and assist you to cook during the class. You'll have a chance to enjoy your creations during the lunch after the cooking course.

After lunch, we will take a lazy boat back to Hoi An Ancient Town. Sit back and enjoy the scenery and local life of fisherman along the riverside. Back to your hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Duration: 5 - 7 hours

Menu: (vegetarian menu available upon request)

1. Fresh Spring Rolls

2. Rice pancake

3. Papaya Salad with Shrimp and Pork

4. Braised Chicken with Chili and Lemongrass

Today is free to relax the town on your own or relax on the beach. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Hoian.

If you want to discover the town with more activities, you could contact our travel consultant to get some optional tours.

Your day is yours to enjoy as you wish: relax on the beautiful An Bang Beach and bathe in the warm sea or wander around the Ancient Village of Hoi An. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Hoi An.

Your day is yours to enjoy as you wish: relax on the beautiful An Bang Beach and bathe in the warm sea or wander around the Ancient Village of Hoi An. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Hoi An.

After breakfast at the hotel, our driver will take you to the airport for your departure flight.

List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Vietnam

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Hanoi L'Heritage Quoc Hoa May De Ville Old Quarter Apricot
Halong Bay V'Spirit Cruise V'Spirit Cruise Glory Cruise Pelican Cruise
Hoi An Kim An Hoian Silk Boutique Thanh Binh Riverside Sunrise Hoian

In Vietnam

Hanoi L'Heritage
Halong Bay V'Spirit Cruise
Hoi An Kim An
Hanoi Quoc Hoa
Halong Bay V'Spirit Cruise
Hoi An Hoian Silk Boutique
Hanoi May De Ville Old Quarter
Halong Bay Glory Cruise
Hoi An Thanh Binh Riverside
Hanoi Apricot
Halong Bay Pelican Cruise
Hoi An Sunrise Hoian

Are you looking for a cultural and beach break holiday in Vietnam? This is exactly choice for you.

During 10 days, you will have a chance to visit Hanoi - the cultural capital of Vietnam and then immerse on Halong Bay - Natural World Heritage. End your holiday in Hoi An - the most charming ancient town and was voted the best place to visit in our country.

You may consider about the weather for this holiday.

Best time will be from March until the end of August when the weather is sunny, perfect for swimming. September till January are rainy months in Hoi An. If you don't like rainy days, you can think about other beaches in Vietnam during this period such as Phan Thiet, Phu Quoc.

On the last day, you can take a departure flight to Singapore then back home. But if you still want to make your trip longer, there are many options for your as from Danang, you can fly to Siem Reap, Nha Trang or Ho Chi Minh.

During your free time in Hoi An, if you love activities, you can ask your travel consultant for some optional day tours and decide on arrival.

For our hand picked accommodations, if you would love to upgrade the hotel/ resort in Hoi An only, we are willing to advise the extra charges. Everything is flexible and can be adjusted until it becomes suitable for you.

If you want to visit both the North, Centre and The South of Vietnam, you may want to check below programs:

» Saigon To Hanoi Tour - 10 Days

» Vietnam Tour from South to North - 12 Days

Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for group from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.

For children, please note:

+ Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (maximum 2 adults with 1 child under 2 years old)

+ Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% price of adults

+ Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% price of adults

+ Children from 12 years old: as adult

Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:

° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharge for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5 star hotels)

° Easter Holidays - from 11.Apr.2018 - 19.Apr.2018 – some 5-star hotels in Hoian will have surcharge for Easter Holidays

° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 13.Feb.2018 – 18.Feb.2018 – if you travel during this period, there will have surcharge for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking

Inclusions

  • 10 day tour from the North to the Centre of Vietnam.
  • 9 nights' accommodation.
  • Delight your taste buds with Vietnamese cuisine with 14 meals included.
  • 1 x domestic flight: Hanoi to Danang by Vietnam Airlines. (including 20 kg checked luggage and 7 kg handed luggage)
  • All airport transfers
  • Shuttle bus for Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
  • English speaking guide (in each location you will have a different guide).
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
  • VIETNAM VISA LETTER
  • Service charges and government VAT tax

Exclusions

  • International flight tickets – We would be happy to provide you with a quote for international flights. Flights from South Africa to Vietnam are approximately $700-$1100 per person return. The actual price varies depending on departure city, time of year and luck of the draw! Let’s contact us for more details.
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee: 25USD per person
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Travel insurance

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