Vietnam Luxury Honeymoon 10 Days

Vietnam Luxury Honeymoon
Highlights: Beginning in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital, this luxurious 10 day itinerary allows you to explore Vietnamese culture; experience the most stunning scenery of one of the most beautiful bays recognized as a world heritage by UNESCO aboard a luxurious five star cruise through Halong Bay to Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Later fly to Danang in the centre of Vietnam and stay 5 nights at Fusion Maia - a new, unique and exciting fusion of 5 star international beach resort and all-inclusive spa. You will also explore the charming ancient town of Hoi An on foot and savour authentic cuisine from the back of a vespa scooter.

Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi - Guided City Tour & Cocktail Experience
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong - Bai Tu Long Bay Cruising
Day 4: Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island
Day 5: Halong Bay Cruising - Flight to Danang 
Day 6: Danang - Vespa Food Adventure & Guided Walking Tour in Hoi An
Day 7 to Day 9: Free days in Danang
Day 10: Danang - Flight to Hanoi (or Ho Chi Minh City) for your departure flight

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi
When you arrive at Noi Bai International airport in Hanoi, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel in the downtown. The remainder of the day will be your own.

Meals: None
Overnight in Hanoi 

Day 2: Hanoi - Guided City Tour & Cocktail Experience
This city tour of Hanoi takes in essential sites which will commence from your hotel lobby at 10.00 am. You'll visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex including the Mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence; One-pillar pagoda.

After lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant, you'll continue visiting the Museum of Ethnology, widely acknowledged as the best in the country, containing an extensive display of life-size structures dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minority groups; the Temple of Literature - Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070; followed by a cyclo ride for 1 hour touring through the narrow, chaotic streets of the Old Quarter - a must for any visitor to Hanoi! The day finishes with a traditional performance of the famous Vietnamese water puppets.

Your Vietnam honeymoon continues with a cocktail experience - under the guidance of professional bartenders in the warm, friendly environment of a Lounge Bar. The cocktail experience offers you the chance to learn, and taste, the unique range of 9 Son Tinh cocktails enjoyed with some healthy Vietnamese drinking snacks.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Hanoi  


Day 3: Hanoi - Halong - Bai Tu Long Bay Cruising
At 08.00, you will be picked up at your hotel and start the scenic 3.5 hour drive to Halong Bay, one of the most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Areas and the world's largest marine limestone 'karst' landscape. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta countryside and have a short break en-route.

The first day of your cruise provides an introduction to the amazing scenery of Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. Cruising through Halong Bay will literally take your breath away.
Depart from Tuan Chau, meet the on board team and receive a safety briefing. Acquaint yourself with the five elements cuisine with lunch on board, while the Au Co cruises leisurely towards to Vung Ha area. First, visit the beautiful Vung Ha beach for swimming and water acitivities.

Back to the Au Co to join a Cooking demonstration then enjoy Happy Hour with “Buy One Get One Free”: Beer, House wine (by the glass), Soft drinks, Long drinks, Cocktails
Savour our five elements signature dinner of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. After that, you could relax with a drink at Lan Ha bar or enjoy squid fishing from the main deck

The boat will anchor for the night in a peaceful location.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight on Auco Cruises

Day 4: Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island
Start the day with Tai Chi - physical movements designed for relaxation, balance and health - on the sundeck of the boat while enjoying the panorama.
After breakfast on board, visit the Vung Vieng by rowing traditional bamboo boats for about an 01 hour.

Then, come back to the boad and take a tour of the Captain's Bridge and the Engine Room. After that, savour a delicious lunch in the Halong Restaurant while the ship cruises towards Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island for a guided biking or hiking excursion in the national park of Cat Ba Island and visit of the Au Co Organic Farm. Another option for visiting the island and the organic farm is to use the electric trolley service available (at a bit of extra cost). After that, kayak and swim in Viet Hai Lagoon.

Back to The Au Co to enjoy an extended Happy Hour for two hours (half price drinks). Try the barbeque buffet in the restaurant while the boat is at anchor.

The day ends with a drink at Lan Ha bar or join our crew and try squid fishing on the deck. Last but not least for the day, join our kitchen staff for a fun fruit carving sessions.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,  Dinner
Overnight on Auco Cruises


Day 5: Halong Bay Cruising - Flight to Danang
Halong Bay, designated a UNESCO world heritage site for its limestone rock formations, is home to about 2,000 isles and islets of different shapes and sizes, creating a truly breath-taking seascape. Halong Bay is also attractive for beautiful beaches on the small islands. Awake early and join the Tai Chi session on the sundeck or enjoy the breath-taking views of the bay while the Au Co cruises leisurely in Halong Bay.

On the way back to port, enjoy breakfast and take a last glimpse of the beautiful scenery from the bar or sundeck. Then, participate in a guided tour of Sung Sot (Surprise) Cave.
After breakfast, prepare for check out: your bags must be put in the corridor. You can also join a Vietnamese traditional tea ceremony.

Upon your arrival at the Tuan Chau pier, your driver will be waiting for you and take you to Noi Bai airport in Hanoi for a late afternoon flight to Danang. When you arrive, you'll be met and transferred to your chosen resort for your overnight accommodation.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight in Danang


Day 6: Danang - Vespa Food Adventure & Guided Walking Tour in Hoi An
This morning your guide will be met at your hotel and start the street food adventure from the back of a Vespa scooter to Tan An Central Market. Visit the bustling food hall where you can see a huge array of home-cooked street foods. Stroll around the market, learn how local people purchase the essential ingredients for their daily meals and buy some for dishes which will be prepared afterward at a local home. Continue to a local family where they make the famous White Rose dumpling and see how the dish sold in every restaurants and food stalls in Hoi An being made at home. Head to another local family making 'Mi Quang' noodle and learn the process in making the well-known noodle dish originating from the central region. Another short ride will take you to another local home in the peaceful and beautiful countryside. Refresh with a cool drink. You will then prepare the ingredients for your dishes and start the hands-on on food experience with the local family. Sample the foods prepared by the local family and your own-prepared foods.

Afternoon, your guide will show you around the old town. You'll start a walking tour with numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, a museum and the colorful local market. Following the narrow lanes, you walk along tiny streets with houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures.

After your walking tour, your time will be at leisure to wander around or go shopping.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Dan
ang

Day 7 to Day 9: Free days in Danang
A free day at leisure in Danang.

Note: There are various optional activities for your free time in Hoi An such as joining a cooking class, visiting rural villages around Hoi An by bicycle, take a day trip to My Son Ruins..Those option can be added at additional cost.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight in Danang

Day 10: Danang - Flight to Hanoi (or Ho Chi Minh City) for your departure flight

Your time will be your own until being picked up to Danang airport for a domestic flight to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices & Inclusions

Price is from~US$ 2416 per person
Please contact us for the best offer!
Prices Include:
- All pick-ups and transfers by private vehicles with experienced drivers.
- 7-night accommodation in chosen hotels and 2 nights on a luxurious cruise ship in Halong Bay.
- Domestic flight tickets (economy class with Vietnam Airlines): Hanoi - Danang, Danang - Hanoi (or Ho Chi Minh City) 
- Experienced local English speaking guides and guide on board in Halong Bay
- Meals as indicated in the programme
- All entrance fee as mentioned in the programme
- Ticket for water puppet show & 1 hour cyclo ride
- Cocktail experience in Hanoi
- Street food adventure in Hoi An on the back of vespa scooters
- All VAT and government taxes

Prices Exclude:
- International flights and airport taxes
- Travel Insurances
- Drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program
- Bank transfer fees
- Gala Dinner on Dec 24 and Dec 31, 2016
- Peak season surcharge

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