Hanoi - Nha Trang - Whale Island - Da Lat - Ho Chi Minh City (16days)
A Sixteen-day honeymoon with a touch of romance and plenty of time to relax.
Feature: Charming Hanoi , junk in Ha Long Bay, Whale Island Resort, Da Lat City and Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 1: Ha Noi arrival (D)
Arrive Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, transfer to hotel. Welcome dinner Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B, L)
All day city tour of Hanoi including the main sights and the Old Quarter and evening water puppet performance. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 3: Ha Noi to Nha Trang (B, D)
Morning flight to Nha Trang. Boat cruise upstream on the Cai River, rural areas with varied cottage industries.
Hot spring spa and mud baths. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 4: Snorkelling in Nha Trang (B, L)
All-day boat cruise on Nha Trang bay. Snorkelling around Mun Island.
Lunch, entertainment and ‘free-flow’ floating local wine at Mot Island. Fishing village visit. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 5 to10: Nha Trang to Diving off Whale Island (B, L, D )
Drive to Ninh Hoa and then speedboat to Whale Island – a ‘get-away-from it all’ hideaway resort. (Review dive for those taking the diving option).As soon as you reach the resort’s reception area on Nha Trang’s beach, and are escorted to a large speedboat, you’ll know your heading for something out of the ordinary. Ngoc Viet, the largest island in Nha Trang bay is clearly visible and, as you slice through the waves, so is the small floating village on its landward side. However, it’s not until you’ve disembarked and been driven across the almost deserted island that you see the rear of the VinPearl facing the azure waters of the South China Sea.With a 7km white coral sand beach, the largest resort swimming pool in Vietnam, a secluded freshwater pool, health centre, tennis courts, water sports and a daily activity programme, not to mention an international restaurant, a seafood restaurant and a snack bar, you’re unlikely to get bored. However, it you do fancy a change, popping to and from Nha Trang on the 24hr speedboat shuttle is a piece of cake!You’ll be booked into a sea-facing room so you can sit on your balcony and enjoy a pre-dinner aperitif as the sun sets. Breakfast each day will be included, but we’ve left you a free choice of what and where you eat.Diving with PADI Diving Centre (Five Star and fee will be paid by you). Alternative possibilities: swimming, snorkelling, fishing, sandy beaches, catamaran sailing, windsurfing, etc. Overnight in traditional bungalows on Whale Island.
Day 11: Nha Trang to Da Lat (B,L,D)
After breackfast you'll be picked up to Da Lat.
Visit the embroidery workshop in a lovely garden setting and Dalat Market.
Overnigh at Sofitel Palace Hotel in Dalat.
Day 12: Dalat (B, L)
In the morning, you’ll have a ride in cable car to Truc Lam Pagoda and Tuyen Lam Lake and visit the Flower Garden. After lunch, visit to King Bao Dai’s Summer Palace, the Crazy House, and the Lam Ty Ni Pagoda with the Mad Monk and his countless collection of paintings. Overnigh at Sofitel Palace Hotel in Dalat
Day 13: Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Morning visit to Linh Phuoc Pagoda - an interesting architecture with dragon statue made off La Rue beer bottles and Da lat train station. In the afternoon, you’ll be picked up to the airport (30 km from Da Lat City) for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Arrival Tan Son Nhat airport , there will be a transfer to the hotel .
At leisure. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City tour (B,L)
After breakfast our car will take you city tour, you will visit sites of Reunification Hall, City hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, War crimes Museum, Chinatown, Ben Thanh Market. Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City (B)
You free to explore around or for some shopping in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 16: Departure: (B)
After breakfast your car will arrive to take you to the airport in good time for your departure.
Note: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch ; D = Diner
The prices are per person for two adults on a private tour.
This sample itinerary would vary between $US 1,325 at a Mid-range standard of accommodation to $US 1,635 at First Class standard.