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Blissful beach holidays in Vietnam

12/Days  Flexible & Private Tour
 HanoiHalong BayNha TrangDa LatMui NeHo Chi Minh
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$1107 $941
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Blissful beach holidays in Vietnam is an ideal tour for those who are seeking a relaxing escape or want to relieve the stress of work and the pressure of life. The coastline of Vietnam sweeps in an S-shape from China in the north to Cambodia in the south. It passes through three different micro-climates along the way, which means dry, sunny weather is always to be had on either the central or south coast. According to the name of this tour, most of the time you will be immersed in the wind, the pristine blue water, the waves of the ocean at two of Vietnam best beaches: Nha Trang and Mui Ne. Moreover, your mind will be filled with refreshment visiting Ha Long Bay - A World Natural Heritage and Da Lat - A peaceful plateau city where the weather is spring-like instead of tropical hot, the town is dotted with elegant French-colonial villas rather than stark socialist architecture, and the surrounding farms cultivate strawberries, coffee and flowers in place of rice. Leave the chaos of life behind and step into 12-day refreshing period of your lifetime along the S-shape tropical country - Vietnam.


  Stay away from the busy life and reload energy taking moments of rest

  Enjoying the beauty of Halong Bay, one of Seven Wonders of the World to discover thousands of mystic karsts

  Join in awesome water activities such as swimming, snorkeling, diving and soak in the cool water of Nha Trang Bay with 5 star services of Emperor cruise

  Go uphill to Dalat city to immerse yourself in the green cover of the mountain, amazing waterfalls, to breathe the fresh air and to feel the refreshing cool weather in the middle of rolling hills

  Nice chance to visit beautiful white sandy dune, red sandy dune, Fairy Stream in Mui Ne by yourself

  Learn more about history and culture when in Hanoi and capture unique photos of daily life through the cyclo trip around Hanoi Old Quarter

  Delight your sense with Hanoi foodie tour and delicious cuisine during your stay in Vietnam

Tour Summary

By Day Transfer Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Hanoi Arrive in Hanoi, Watch Water Puppet Show, Enjoy Welcome Dinner at... D
Day 2 Hanoi Join city tour: Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, Museum of Ethnology,... B, L, D
Day 3 Hanoi, Halong Bay Transfer to Halong Bay, Explore the World Natural Heritage, Stay... B, L, D
Day 4 Halong Bay, Hanoi Enjoy the sightseeing in Halong Bay, Free time in Hanoi B, Br
Day 5 Hanoi, Nha Trang Fly from Hanoi to Nha Trang B
Day 6 Nha Trang Take full day to explore Nha Trang bay setting sail on Emperor day... B, L
Day 7 Nha Trang Free at your leisure B
Day 8 Nha Trang, Da Lat Be transfered from Nha Trang to Da Lat B
Day 9 Da Lat B, L
Day 10 Da Lat, Mui Ne Be transfered from Da Lat to Mui Ne B
Day 11 Mui Ne Free at your leisure B
Day 12 Mui Ne, Ho Chi Minh Transfer to Ho Chi Minh airport to take your next flight B
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    Arrive in Hanoi, Watch Water Puppet Show, Enjoy Welcome Dinner at local restaurant

Welcome to Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam which is considered as a blend between the traditional and the modern beauties. 

At Noi Bai Airport, our guide and driver will welcome then take you to your hotel to do check-in. 

After relaxation, our guide will take you walk to the theatre and you will enjoy Water Puppet Show – A traditional art performance of Vietnam. After that, you will enjoy a welcome dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.

Watching authentic Water Puppet Show in Hanoi

Vietnamese Water Puppet Show is a traditional folk art which dates back several centuries. Watching the exceptional show with the puppet moving through water by the skillful puppeters will be a special way to discover the ancient art and the countryside stories in your holiday in Hanoi. The authentic Vietnamese Water Puppet Show will take you through Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture, a good insight to farming and historical legends with colorful animated puppet and rhythmic melody from traditional instruments.

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    Join city tour: Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, Museum of Ethnology, Temple of Literature, Xiclo tour. Enjoy Hanoi foodie tour in the evening

08.00 AM: After breakfast at the hotel, our tour guide will come to the hotel and pick you up, then you will start the Hanoi city tour 

You will start with a visit to Ho Chi Minh Complex. Here you can visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where the corpse of Uncle Ho kept there. Next you will visit the Presidential Palace - a nice French architecture in the garden and Ho Chi Minh House on stilt. Visiting the house you will see the simple life of Ho Chi Minh - the president in Vietnamese's spirit forever. You will finish this area with One Pillar Pagoda - one of the most attractions in Hanoi you cannot miss with the special in architecture.

Having lunch and you will continue to the Temple of Literature - The first University of Vietnam. The next destination will be Museum of Ethnology to learn more about Vietnam Culture. Next you will explore Hanoi by traveling through the Old Quarter with 36 ancient streets in a traditional cyclo. This slow - speed tour will give your great chance to fully enjoy the classic and modern of the capital. The tour will end at about 04.00 PM then it is your free time to go shopping or relax at your hotel.

At 06h00PM: your guide will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby to start Hanoi a mini food tour around Hanoi Old Quarter.
Hanoi Foodie tour takes hungry souls from around the world on Hanoi street food with typical dished that delight and excite the senses.  Accompanied by our experienced local guide, you will learn about Hanoi’s famously food-obsessed culture and savor its best-loved dishes at hidden-away neighborhood gems.

The best way to approach a culture is to explore its cuisine. This tour also helps you discover the ancient Hanoi old quarter throught tasting its authentic local street food From Nom (Vietnamese salad with beef), Cha Ca La Vong (La Vong fried fish), Bun Cha (Vietnamese grilled pork with vemicelli) and end up with Ca Phe Trung - a blend of coffee and egg whites, folded with sugar. Seasonal Mixed Fruits is an option for who don’t “dare” to give Egg coffee a shot.
Eat like a local! Discover Hanoi foodies’ best loved dishes in neighborhood locales.

After finishing the tour, you will come back to your hotel at about 07h15 - 07h30PM. Then free at your leisure to stroll around streets and enjoy Hanoi by night.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Hanoi Foodie tour by night

There is no doubt that food is one of the best way to immersing yourself in local culture. Hanoi Foodie tour by night takes loving food souls from around the world to the corners of the Old Quarter, tasting its authentic local street food such as Nom Bo Kho (dry beef salad)- a familiar snack of street foods family, “Nem Ran” (Spring Roll) - one of the most typical Vietnamese food, “Pho Cuon” (Stuffed pancake) - rice pancakes stuffed with pork , “Pho”- most famous food of the Vietnamese, Cha Ca La Vong (La Vong fried fish), Bun Cha (Vietnamese grilled pork with vemicelli) o “Banh Mi“ (Vietnamese Sandwich) considerred as one of the most vibrant and delicious sandwiches in the world, and  “Ca Phe Trung” (egg coffee) - a must-try Hanoi treat... All of these dishes promisingly delight and excite your senses whilst bringing you the harmony of Hanoi streets. Say "NO" to touristic, get a chance eating like a real local!


Traditional Cyclo Trip around the Old Quarter

To epxlore the Old Quarter in Hanoi, nothing can compare to a trip by the traditional cyclo. Traditional cyclo driver will transport you around the streets at a very leisurely pace whilst the busy traffic flows around you. Through the fascinating experience of rickshaws driving around the Old Quarter, you will experience the daily life of the local. It will be a very relaxing way to see the inner city and old quarter as well as travelling around the lake and french quarter. This slow - speed tour with extremely comfortable cyclo in good condition will give your great memory for you holiday to fully enjoy the classic and modern of the capital.


Great time to exploring the rich history and culture of Capital Hanoi

Hanoi - a blend between the traditional and the modern beauties - a sedate capital with rich history and the unique architecture from East to West welcomes you. Ho Chi Minh complex with the Mausoleum, Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda, etc is one of the most important sites which will help you to learn more about history, arts and architecture. Don't miss the trip to Temple of Literature - the first university in Vietnam and you will have chance to learn more about the education and history of Vietnam. If you are interested in the rich culture of the minorities, how about visiting Museum of Ethnology. The lively exhibition, informative messages and many interesting stories of traditions and costume will give you a fascinating glimpse into  many ethnic groups. Your visit will surely be an ideal choice in the holiday in Vietnam to to calm down from the hustle and bustle Hanoi.

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    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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    Transfer to Halong Bay, Explore the World Natural Heritage, Stay overnight on cruise

08.00 AM: The driver will pick you up at the hotel, departing 3.5 hours to Halong Bay – the World Natural Heritage recognized by UNESCO twice. Upon arrival, embark the cruise and enjoy welcome drink while having tour briefing. A sumptuous lunch will be served on board while the ship sailing further to the Bay, make your time to admire its dramatic limestone islands. 

You can rest at your leisure on the sundeck or relax in your cabin. In the afternoon, you will have time to swim in the warm and calm water or get on kayaks of your choice. Kayaking is very easy for all levels and ages to do. Our expert and experienced guide surely instruct you basic paddling steps before leading you to explore the extraordinary beauty of Halong Bay. After 01 hour exploring the bay, you will get back to the cruise for relaxation before attending Cooking class in the late afternoon.

Enjoy the superb dinner and stay overnight on board.

Experiencing kayaking in beautiful Halong Bay

When in Halong Bay – the World Natural Heritage recognized by UNESCO, you should not miss the chance to join the outdoor activities to explore the beautiful nature in exciting experience. Kayaking - one of the most attractive choice, is very easy for all levels and ages to do. Our expert and experienced guide surely instruct you basic paddling steps before leading you to explore the extraordinary beauty of Halong Bay.


Relaxing in Halong Bay with excellent Cruise Accommodation

Known as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Halong bay is must for visitors when going to Vietnam. Speding time on your holiday to join to a cruise trip in the spectacular bay, you will  have chance to relax in the beautiful bay scenery with the excellent cruise accommodation. Moreover, when relaxing at your cabin or sitting on the upper deck; you can sight-seeing gladly, let all the worry and busy life go away while taking photos of the magnificent beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay. 

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    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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    Enjoy the sightseeing in Halong Bay, Free time in Hanoi

You will continue our journey on Halong Bay in the early morning. A Tai Chi Class on the sun deck is a must that you should not miss when on a cruise. 
Sitting on the upper deck; you can relaxsight-seeing while taking photos of the magnificent beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay. 
After breakfast, you will explore Sung Sot cave - one of the finest and widest grottoes of Halong Bay. Next, keep cruising and passing the fishing village with its unique way of life. 

At 10.30 AM, our boat cruises back to the jetty, and you will enjoy the last moment in the bay before having a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
You leave the boat around 11:30 at noon, you go ashore and transfer back to Hanoi.

About 04.30 PM, you will arrive at your hotel in the Old Quarter.

Free at your leisure. Stay overnight in Hanoi.

Having a close look at the interesting life of floating villages in Halong Bay

When joining the cruise trip in Halong Bay - the World Natural Heritage recognized by UNESCO, visitors will have chance to visit the floating village by kayaking or being taken by bamboo boat trip on the water around the villages. You will have chance to get to the place where you could see the fish swimming beneath and also see the fishermen working and the local children playing happily around their floating houses. If you are interested in various cultures and different life style, it will be definitly worth a visit. 


Visiting stunning caves in Halong Bay

Every visitors who come to Vietnam should never miss Halong Bay. Recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage, Halong Bay will amaze you by not only the magnificet natural scenery but also by thousands remote islands and stunning cave. You will have chance to visit the fabulous limestone caves with mysterious stories which will beautifully highlight the rock formations. Sung Sot Cave (Surprise cave), Thien Cung Cave (Paradise Cave), Luon Cave, Tien Ong Cave... are ones of those most safe and beautiful caves that you may visit when in Halong Bay. There are rough stairs to climb, and the access is very easy for every visitors. 

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    Breakfast, Brunch

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    Fly from Hanoi to Nha Trang

At a scheduled time, your driver will pick you up at your hotel to transfer you to Noi Bai airport. Take flight to Nha Trang.
Upon arrival in Nha Trang, you will be picked up and transfered to your hotel. Do check-in and free time at your leisure. 
Overnight in Nha Trang.

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    Take full day to explore Nha Trang bay setting sail on Emperor day boat. Sunbathing on a mini private beach, have fun with snorleling and diving activities to observe the local sealife and coral. Visit floating village on basket boat. Have sumptuous lunch on board.

Today, let's have an enjoyable excursion discovering Nha Trang Bay on lovely and high-quality Emperor Cruise:
08.00-08.45: Shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Nha Trang Port to board the Emperor Cruise.
08.45-09.00: Arrival at the port where you will be greeted by the Experiences Manager with a welcome drink. Introduction to Nha Trang Bay, the locals, the food, the culture, the emperor, safety precautions, and the Emperor Cruises Junk. Start cruising through the spectacular landscape of Nha Trang Bay.
09.00-09.45: Continue to cruise pass by the Tam, Mot islands in Nha Trang Bay while guitar player will bring you deep in classical music. Your destination is a Mini Beach in Mieu Island
09.5-11.30: Arrive at Mini Beach where you can either go swimming, kayaking, snorkeling and enjoy some drinks and fruits. Alternatively, just relax under the big trees, enjoying the stunning views of the bay and Emperor Cruises’ sails against the clear blue waters of the bay. 
Besides, there are many other activites on the beach which you can join such as Diving (included in price), Jetski, Para sailing and Banana boat (excluded in price).
11.30-14.00: After so many activities, you will surely be hungry. It’s time to go back the boat. You will be served a sumptuous set lunch on board with local beers, soft drink, fine wine, or premium spirits as the boat anchors near Hon Tre Island with its tranquil lagoon. Af the lunch, relax and go finishing on boat.
14.00-14.30: Visit Fishing farm for exploring the beautiful landscape by basket boat surrounding the finish villlage.
14:30-15:00: Cruise back to Nha Trang Harbor passing Vung Ngan floating village and Vinpearl Island, before catching a glimpse of the Bao Dai Villas as we return to the mainland.
15:00: At the port your Emperor Cruises Van will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
Then, free at your leisure.
Overnight in Nha Trang.