Day 1: Fly Sydney – Hanoi. O/N Hanoi
Welcome at Noi Bai international airport. Flight arrival in the afternoon/everning, then transfer to check in Silk Path Hanoi hotel. Free for leisure for a long day trip.
Day 2: Hanoi / Halong Bay – Cruise tour. O/N on cruise. Lunch & Dinner included
Full day Halong Bay Tour.
Have breakfast at hotel, then check out. Our private van and guide will pick up at silk Path hotel.
08:30 Departure for Ha Long Bay day trip. Enjoy the interesting 3.5 hour drive to Ha Long city. Arrive in Ha Long city. Star 02 days -01 night on the cruise in which:
12.15 - 12.30: Check in registration.
12.45: Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instruction and cabin check-ins. Your fabulous Halong excursion commences
13.15 - 14.30: Enjoy the buffet lunch onboard while the cruise sails passing by magnificent sceneries of the World Heritage Site
15.00 – 16.00: Explore Sung Sot Cave - Hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest and most marvelous cave in Halong Bay.
16.30 - 17.30: Back to the vessel and continue sailing. Enjoy your relaxing time aboard, among the magnificence of the Heritage Site. A wide range of fine wine or spirits are served in the open-air bar on the sundeck.
18.00: Participate in La Vela cooking class under the attentive instruction of our top chef, to discover the Vietnamese cuisine of traditional spring rolls.
17.00 - 19.00: Enjoy Happy Hours: Buy One, Take One Free
19.30: Time for dinner and evening entertainments: bar, spa, squid fishing and overnight on the cruise.
- The 04 star cruise 02 days – 01 night on board inclusive of
- Double deluxe room for a night
- Welcome drink, juice, tea and coffee in the morning.
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- English/French speaking guide onboard
- Luxury cabin with Air-conditioner, private bathroom, hot water, shower, standing cabin.
- All meals mentioned above (01 lunch, 01 set menu dinner, 01 light breakfast and brunch)
- Insurance onboard.
- Tax and service charges
- Kayak, Hotels, airport transfer
- Optional requested services: such as massages, beauty services, music performances, diving, Barbeques and other specific wishes can be made on prior request only
- Drinks, tips and personal expenses
- All service non-clearly mentioned in the inclusions list
Day 3: Ha Long Bay – Ninh Binh. O/N Ninh Binh. Lunch included
6.30: Wake up early to enjoy the stunning sunrise on the Bay. Begin a new day with a Tai Chi session on the sundeck
7.00 - 7.30: Coffee & tea with homemade cookies and biscuits will be served onboard
7.30 - 8.30: Cruising to Tung Sau area to visit Pearl Farm. Visiting Pearl farm is very interesting as you have been shown how the pearls are grown, farmed and harvested. You might be interested in purchasing a Vietnam Pearl here with endless choice.
8.30: Enjoy buffet breakfast while the cruise pass by other beautiful parts of the Bay.
9.30: Check out and settle the bills
11.00: Back to the Tourist Wharf Have brunch and clear bills.
Back to Halong city where your minibus will be waiting for you to take you back to Ninh Binh. 1800 Arrive in Ninh Binh city, then check in hotel.
Day 4: Ninh Binh city tour – Airport - flight to Hue. O/N Hue. Lunch included
08.30 visit Buddha Sanctuary place of Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest one in Vietnam with 500 Arhan statues. You can see a biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. Tour guide also gives you an introduction of beliefs and religions in Vietnam.
10.30 Leave for Trang An eco-tourism attraction. You will be amazed by neglected area while having boat trip through cave chains: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Sinh Cave…experiencing mysterious views of the so-called “Halong Bay in land”.
13.00 Have lunch in a local restaurant with some special dishes such as goat meat, pork storage vessel…
Then transfer bacck to Hanoi.
17.00 Get back to airport in Hanoi to take Vietnam Airlines flight VN1545 at 18:35 – 19:50 to Hue.
Transfer from Hue Airport to Hotel (30 minutes). Check in.
Day 5: Hue City Full-Day Sightseeing Tour. O/N Hue. Lunch included
- Minh Mang Tomb
- Khai Dinh Tomb
- Conical hat Making and Incense Making Village
After enjoying a Buffet Lunch with a choice of 50 traditional Hue foods, Asian and Western dishes, the tour will continue at 1:30PM to sightsee
- Thien Mu Pagoda
Then you will get on a dragon boat to cruise the beautiful Perfume River back to the Hue town. On the way you can discover lovely views and splendid sunsets on the Perfume River.
The boat will arrive at Toa Kham boat wharf around 4:30 PM. The tour ends and you will go back to your hotel on your own.
Day 6: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An. O/N Hoi An
Road tour to Da Nang city. On the way visit Lang Co Beach; Hai Van pass, Marble moutian. Check in on arrival.
Afternoon: visit Hoi An Ancient Town inclusive the Japanese Covered Bridge-the symbol of Hoian. Step back in time to discover the Chinese street with stunning Phuc Kien Hall and Phung Hung old house typical of Hoian original architecture. We then visit Hoi An vibrant market and ancient port to explore the rhythm of local daily life and savor the true color, flavor and taste of the oriental. Finally, we visit Phuc Thanh Pagoda – the oldest pagoda in Hoi An built in 1454 with Chinese bonze.
Day 7: Hoi An free day. O/N Hoi An town
All day free for leisure
Day 8: Hoi An ancient town / free day. O/N Hoi An town
You have a day free to visit Hoi An ancient town (As our hotel located at the heart of Hoi An town. So just take a short walking to ticket booth and buy a entrance fee to visit Hoi An if you want, If not, the half day trip with local guide will be provided as optional. In the afternoon, you could book a cooking class at hotel in which cost aroud US$ 25 each
Day 9: Hoi An – Da Nang flight to Hanoi. O/N Hanoi
Morning: Have breakfast. Free for your leisure until check out at 10:30. 11:00 our driver pick you up at Hoian hotel and transfer to Da Nang airport. Take Vietnam Airlines VN 0166 at 10:00 – 11:20 from Da Nang to Hanoi
Transfer to hotel. Check in.
Afternoon: Hanoi city tour
Explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of West Lake. From there, it’s onto the Temple of literature, which was Vietnam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
Vietnam Army museum.
the Old Quarter to enjoy an hour cycle riding or water puppet show for 45 minutes.
Then back to Hotel for leisure.
Day 10: Hanoi - Sydney.
Free in the morning until check out time, then transfer to Hanoi aiport for your flight in the afternoon. Arrive in Sydney for the next day. End of the trip.