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- A luxury private tour that provides you with a personalised experience - a once in a lifetime holiday
- Vietnam is beautiful country offering historic cities, stunning scenery and ancient temples
- After a memorable tour visiting iconic destinations, sit back and relax for 5 days at a beautiful beach resort
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Opening hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 – 22:00 and Saturdays & Sundays from 10:00 – 18:00.
Your Itinerary —
B= Breakfast; L= Lunch & D= Dinner: pre-arranged at local restaurants based on local food with set menu.
Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi, welcomed by guide and transferred to your hotel in the city centre to check in. Relax after a long journey. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi – Orientation (B)
After breakfast, the day starts with visit to the complex dedicated to Ho Chi Minh - the nation’s founder, containing Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (viewed from outside on Mondays, Fridays and every afternoons due to closure), and the house on stilts, One Pillar Pagoda. Next up visit Tran Quoc Pagoda - Hanoi’s oldest pagoda on the bank of West Lake.
In the afternoon, visit Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university which was constructed in 11th century. Later on we walk around the Old Streets which were named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. Stop at Hoan Kiem Lake to learn about legend of the lake and visit Ngoc Son Temple. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi – Mai Chau - Minority villages (B)
After breakfast, depart from your hotel to Mai Chau valley (135km from Hanoi). It takes around 4 hours drive through scenic route with stops on the way for refreshment and to take pictures. Upon arrival at Mai Chau, check in your hotel and relax for lunch at your own expense.
In the afternoon, walk around Pom Coong and Lac village of White Thai ethnic minority people. Enjoy the fresh air, beautiful scenery of majestic mountains, lush rice fields and peaceful life of local people. Overnight in Mai Chau.
Day 4: Mai Chau - Minority villages - Hanoi (B)
Have breakfast have 2 hours of easy cycling through the verdant rice paddies and the villages of Chieng Sai, Na Phin, Nhot of the ethnic minority people. Lunch at your own, relax and the drive back to Hanoi. Arrive at your hotel at about 5.30PM. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you will depart by road to Ha Long Bay, a World Heritage Area of outstanding natural beauty. Travel through the rich farmlands of the Delta of Red river and the landscape of rice fields, water buffalo, the daily life of the Vietnamese village. Arrive in Halong and board to board a traditional junk. Lunch on board. The cruise passes by many rocks and islets in many funny shapes. The cruise may stop for a while for visiting the Surprising Cave. Later on the junk move to docking area for overnight. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 6: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi – Danang (B)
In the morning, your brunch will be served while doing further cruise to explore the beauties of the Bay before returning to the Wharf. The junk continues cruising toward Ha Long port. Ready for disembarking. Our car and guide will be there to pick you up toward Hanoi and to Noi Bai Airport for a flight to Danang. On arrival, you will be met by our driver (no guide) and check in your hotel. Overnight in Danang.
Day 7 to day 12: Danang free (B)
Five free days in Danang for beach relaxing!
Day 13: Danang - Ho Chi Minh City - 1/2 day city tour (B)
After breakfast, you will be free until being transferred (no guide) to the airport for a flight o Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our guide and check in your hotel. Then you will enjoy a half day tour of vibrant Ho Chi Minh City. Visit the Reunification Hall, formerly known as the Presidential Palace it was this modern building that North Vietnamese tanks seized on the morning of April 30 1975, as Saigon fell. This fascinating building is filled with history still fresh in the minds of many. Continue to the War Museum, Old Post Office, the Notre Dame Cathedral and Ben Thanh Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (B)
You will be free in Ho Chi Minh City today to explore the city by yourself until being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
Your Accommodation —
Surrounded by Thong Nhat Park in central Hanoi, this modern hotel gives easy access to all the main attractions such as Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and Hanoi Old Quarter.
La Brasserie serves international delights from breakfast through dinner, while Tao-Li and Japanese restaurant Benkay open their doors at lunch and dinner.
Guests can recharge with a massage or relax at the sauna. Handmade gifts and bags are also sold at the hotel's lobby, great for last minute souvenir shopping!
Sitting atop a private hill in Na Phon village, Mai Chau Ecolodge is the most secluded haven in Mai Chau with a stunning backdrop of lush rice paddies and cloud shrouded mountains.
The Mai Chau Ecolodge is built entirely from natural materials with 19 thatched roof bungalows, bamboo interiors, wooden furniture and outdoor jungle showers. Every bungalow was meticulously designed to embody the local stilt house style and traditional Thai ethnic culture. The absence of television and other entertainment facilities keep the lodges true to what it stands for – a place to get back to nature.
Cruise the iconic Ha Long Bay in luxury and comfort, aboard this traditionally styled boat. Small grouos and very spacious, beautifully decorated cabins make this an intimate and very relaxing trip.
Enjoy just-caught seafood in the elegant dining room, indulge yourself with glass of champagne, watching the sunset over the bay or relax with some gentle pampering in the Aphrodite Cruises spa.
This 5-star haven on world-famous Da Nang beach is celebrated as one of Vietnam's most prestigious resorts – counting royalty, presidents and movie stars among its celebrity guests. Thai chi, yoga, spa or cooking classes can fill your days here, or just relax by the incredible infinity pool and white sand beach.
Offering warm hospitality, first-class amenities and panoramic river views in the heart of the entertainment district. Famous landmarks, such as the Reunification Palace and the Saigon Opera House, along with numerous sellers of Vietnamese arts and crafts, are within walking distance of this riverside hotel.
Guests can take a dip in the rooftop pool or relax at the sun-soaked poolside terrace after a busy day of sightseeing. Alternatively, you can treat yourself to a drink in the Atrium Lounge, enjoy a leisurely dinner at Kabin Chinese Restaurant, or dine on many Western and Vietnamese culinary delights at Riverside Cafe.
Your Journey —
Our members can enjoy airport lounge access at London Gatwick (outbound only).
International flights with Vietnam Airlines
Depart London Gatwick 10.10
Arrive Hanoi 05.55
Depart London Gatwick 12.00
Arrive Hanoi 06.05
Depart Ho Chi Minh 22.15
Arrive London Gatwick 07.50
Depart Ho Chi Minh 00.15
Arrive London Gatwick 06.45
Depart Hanoi 18.10
Arrive Danang 19.25
Depart Danang 10.05
Arrive Ho Chi Minh 11.20
All flight times are local.
Members can choose from Economy, Premium Economy or Business Class
Seat pitch of approximately 31 inches
Pillows & blankets
2 meals on each flight
Seat pitch of approximately 36-38 inches
Pillows & blankets
2 meals on each flight
Seat pitch of approximately 59 inches and a reclining angle of 156.8 degrees
Pillows & blankets
2 meals on each flight - upgraded menu
(may differ depending on the aircraft)
Transfers: Private transfers are provided as per itinerary
Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.