21 Days - Winter getaway

21 Days - Winter getaway

Tour code: FM09EN
Tour Style: Nature, Culture & History Tour
Tour Start: in Ha Noi / Tour End: in Ho Chi Minh
Trip duration: 21 Days 20 Nights
  • Day 1: Hanoi - arrival (PC)
    • Your Vietnam family tour will start when you arrive at at Hanoi Airport and will be collected and driven into the buzzing epicentre of the Old Quarter. As you journey from the airport, you will begin to get a feel for the magic that Hanoi possesses. You will follow the world’s longest mosaic as it unfolds right before your eyes and leads you into the heart of the city. You will see the streets, animated with the throng of motorcycles negating their ways through the streets and hear the orchestra of people as they engage in their daily business. Smell the aroma of delicious food wafting from each open door and savour the flavour of each local delicacy you sample. You can enjoy the rest of the day immersing yourself in the magic of Hanoi with time to explore at your leisure. For those who do not enjoy hot and humid summers, winter is the perfect time to visit Hanoi with the fresh breeze and low chance of rain.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 2: Halong Bay on Cruise (SB/G/Bo/EF/B/L/D)
    • You will have your breakfast before picking up by our car to transfer to Tuan Chau International Cruise port

      11:30 - 12:00: Upon arrival at Tuan Chau International Cruise Port, you will enjoy a warm welcome from our cruise staff in the waiting lounge and complete the check-in procedure.

      12:30: Upon boarding Le Journey Premium Cruise, our crew welcome you with a refreshing drink and cold towel before checking into your cabin. The vessel leaves Tuan Chau Marina, taking you on an exciting journey to discover the beauty of Ha Long Bay. Along the way, you can enjoy the view of some of the most beautiful spots in Ha Long and admire the grandeur of the Bay with thousands of limestone islands while the vessel heads to Surprising Cave.
      Enjoy your lunch at our luxurious restaurant on board while the vessel cruises toward Surprising Cave.

      14:45: Explore the Surprising Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
      After that, we will take you to visit Titop Island – swimming, climbing up to the Top of the Island – take the best view of Ha Long Bay in the Summer time.

      17:30-18:00: Back on board, you will participate in a Sunset Party & Cooking Class while the vessel cruises toward the shore. You can enjoy relaxing moments while sipping a cup of traditional Vietnamese tea or coffee on the sundeck amid wonderful scenery and beautiful sunset. Ha Long Bay is calm during the day, but when the sun goes down, the Bay becomes even more tranquil and peaceful.
      You will be instructed to make delicious Fresh Spring rolls by our chef and then enjoy the rolls made on your own.

      17:30-18:30: Happy hour - BUY 2 DRINK GET 1 FOR FREE (cocktails, mocktails...)
      19:00-20:00: Enjoy your dinner on the Sundeck (if the weather is favorable)
      After dinner, you will enjoy a peaceful view of the Bay at night on the deck. Enjoying music and some drinks at Sky Bar while admiring the breathtaking view of the Bay at night or squid fishing.

      The cruise ship anchors for your peaceful night stay in quiet area
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 3: Lan Ha Bay - Dark light cave - Tra Bau/Ba Trai Dao island (G/Bo/EF/B/L/D)
    • 06:45-07:30 Have breakfast at second floor
      8:30: Transfer to smaller boat to explore Lan Ha Bay
      10:00-10:30: We will visit the Dark and Bright cave - famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see-sights and enjoying bamboo boats or kayaking - which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the Limestone Mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay
      11:30: Enjoy your lunch on the boat
      12:30: Swimming at Ba Trai Dao island/ Tra Bau (about an hour )
      13:30: Come back to Ha Long Bay
      14:45: Visit a floating Pearl Farm Village and learn the technique for making high-quality pearls
      15:25: Return to your cruise, take time to refresh and relax, joining in our Sunset Party
      19:00: Dinner is served at the Sundeck
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 4: Luon Cave - Halong Bay - Hanoi (PC/G/Bo/EF/B/L)
    • 06:45 - 07:30: Have breakfast on board while the boat starts cruising to the Natural Preservation Area.

      07:45 - 09:00: Kayaking to explore Luon Cave. If you are lucky, you can catch great photos of mischievous monkeys jigging up and down around the cliffs.

      09:30: Check-out time. Please put your luggage outside your cabin and leave the room key at the reception desk. Our staff
      will transfer your luggage to the waiting area. While waiting, you can shop for some products of Le Journey Premium Cruise.

      10:00: Enjoy an early lunch at the restaurant on the 2nd floor and settle the bills if any.
      11:00 - 11:30: Disembark to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew. After your relaxing trip around the stunning Halong Bay, introduce yourself back into the excitement of Hanoi with a mouth-watering food tour to sample the finest foods in Hanoi. You will be ready for another comfortable night in your hotel.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 5: Hanoi - Hoi An (PC/G/B)
    • Day five will see your journey head South as you take a trip to Hoi An. You will be collected from your hotel and taken to the airport where you will take a flight to Da Nang. Once you arrive at Da Nang airport, you will be collected by your guide to start the drive to Hoi An. The drive will take you along some Vietnam’s most incredible stretches of road. Travel down the coastal road, separating the green covered peaks and city buildings from the clear blue seas. As you near the end of your journey, you will come to the magical marble mountains, each of the five karst peaks representing the five elements of earth, metal, fire, water and wood. The mountains feature many caves and caverns some of which have been turned into atmospheric shrines. You will also get to see the skilfully crafted marble statues that are made by the local artisans. After an exciting journey, you will be delivered to your hotel in Hoi An. During winter in Hoi An, there is a cool breeze making it a perfect time for exploring this picturesque town.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 6: Adventure in Hoi An (PC/G/EF/B)
    • Today your guide will collect you at 09:00 and take you some of Hoi An’s finest spots. You will venture into the mountains to the stunning My Son Sanctuary, an ancient Cham site of worship. The unique stone pillars were part of a Hindu temple and were built to worship purity and greatness, both of which are abundant in the stunning scenery all around.

      Following our exploration of My Son, we'll embark on a boat journey back to Hoi An along the picturesque Thu Bon River, providing you with a fresh and memorable experience to cherish. During this boat ride, we'll make a stop at Thanh Ha Pottery Village, where you'll be amazed by the remarkable creations crafted by skilled artisans. Finally, we'll ensure you reach your hotel in Hoi An, concluding our day of discovery and creating lasting memories.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 7: Hoi An cycling tour to Tra Que village - Cooking class (PC/EF/B)
    • You will take a leisurely bicycle ride through the patchwork of fields and paddies, past lazy water buffalo and glassy rivers until you reach the tranquil Tra Que vegetable village. Famed for its array of fresh vegetables and herbs, as you drink in the fresh air, you will feel healthy just being here! You will be able to reap the full benefits of these vegetables, all of which have been lovingly tended to by the local villagers, during your cooking class. Learn how to pick the best produce for your recipe and how to prepare flavoursome local dishes. This trip will surely feed the body and soul leaving you revived and refreshed.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 8: Hoi An at leisure (B)
    • The cooler winter months are perfect for exploring the city as there is no need to hide from the scorching heat. It is easy to explore this charming town either by bicycle or on foot. Meander between the sunshine yellow houses and down the winding alleys to uncover the hidden gems of Hoi An.

      Hoi An is famed for its exquisite tailors who make high-quality clothing using the finest fabric at a fraction of the cost you would pay at home. Wander down the lantern studded streets and become enthralled with all the delightful souvenirs on offer.

      If you would like to delve deeper into the history of Hoi An and discover the secrets of its past, you can visit the various museums around the town. Discover the rich history of the town, the people and the trade that once flourished here.

      The town is spectacular at night with the reflections of the many colourful lanterns dancing slowly on the peaceful river.
      Cam Thanh coconut village
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 9: Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City (B)
    • As your time in Hoi An comes to an end, you can prepare for the next part of your journey to the energetic and dynamic metropolis of Ho Chi Minh city. You will be collected from your hotel and taken to Danang airport where you will board your onward flight to Ho Chi Minh. Once you arrive in Ho Chi Minh, you will be collected from the airport and taken to your hotel, all making for a stress-free journey! In Ho Chi Minh you will notice the warmer temperatures and the buzz of the city, ever moving and changing. The fusion of traditional Vietnamese towns and contemporary structures illustrates the dizzying rate at which this city has been developing.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong delta (SB/G/EF/B/L)
    • You will hit the road for My Tho at 8am. First stop to explore the Vinh Trang Pagoda, take a boat ride along the river among stilt houses and fruit plantations along the river bank. Proceed to the Tortoise Islands and have lunch in the local restaurant. The boat ride then continues under the shadow of the water coconut trees towards a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle. There you can enjoy the seasonal delicious fruits and honey tea while listening to traditional music.

      Change of craft for a rowboat ride along the creeks. After taking a delightful walk through the fruit plantation and village, proceed to Can Tho. You will be free to choose your own dinner experience.

      Overnight in Can Tho.
      vinh trang pagoda
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 11: Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh City – Group tour (SB/G/EF/B/L)
    • This morning, you need to wake up early to make sure that you need to be present at meeting point of traveller group at 6: 30 a.m. We will arrange the transfer from Mekong Hotel to the meeting point for you (far from around 13 km).

      Take an early morning boat trip to visit the Cai Rang Floating Market, a wholesale market of fruit and vegetables at its busiest time of the day. Keep cruising through the small channel system and visit a rice noodle-making village. Break for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh City.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi tunnels (PC/G/B)
    • You will be collected at the hotel to travel back in time in the Cu Chi tunnel system that once harboured many Viet Cong soldiers during the war. The tunnels played a vital role in mounting surprise attacks on American bases, sending secret communications and sheltering soldiers. The tunnels once stretched across the country as far as Cambodia and were made up of many miles of tunnels and living cramped living quarters. Now you can experience these fascinating mazes first hand.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City at leisure (B)
    • You will be captivated by the pulsing rhythm of Ho Chi Minh where the beautifully preserved traditional buildings merge with the ultra-modern shopping malls and tower blocks.

      For the historian, there is the Reunification Palace, The War Remnants Museum, the Museum of Vietnamese History and Ho Chi Minh Museum, all will transport you back through the fascinating history of this diverse city. You can take a break from the bustling city at one of its many of temples and religious buildings. Some of the top spots are Phung Son Tu Pagoda, the Jade Emperor Pagoda, Notre Dame Cathedral, the colourful Mariamman Hindu temple or Cho Quan Church. A more modern architectural highlight is the impressive Bitexco sky-scraper. Designed by Carlos Zapata, and supposedly resembling a lotus bulb, this structure stands 68 stories high. You can take a trip up to the viewing floor or enjoy sunset drinks in the bar and restaurant which have unrivalled views of the city.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City - Phu Quoc island (PC/B)
    • The next exciting leg of your journey will take you to the idyllic island of Phu Quoc. You will be collected from your hotel and taken to Ho Chi Minh airport where you will board your flight for Phu Quoc.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 15 - 19: Phu Quoc island a leisure (B)
    • You will have five days relaxing on the serene island of Phu Quoc. Until recently, this stunning retreat has remained relatively untouched. This is evident in its amazing natural beauty and relatively undeveloped surroundings. The peak season to visit is between November and March when the temperature is settled between 25-28 degrees Celsius and the weather is mostly dry and sunny. There is a border of fine sand dividing the crystal clear turquoise water and the dense jungles and mountains of the island. Phu Quoc is the perfect place to relax in the sun or cool off in the water. The clean waters are great for diving amongst the coral or kayaking around the island. You can head deeper into the island to discover the dense jungles and the wild animals that live there. However you choose to spend your time here, you will be sure to enjoy the magnificent sunsets that grace the island each night.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 20: Phu Quoc island - Ho Chi Minh City (PC/B)
    • After five days drinking in the serene atmosphere of Phu Quoc, you will return to Ho Chi Minh city. You will be taken to Phu Quoc airport where you will fly back to Ho Chi Minh and our driver will take you back to your hotel.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
      21 Days - Winter getaway
  • Day 21: Ho Chi Minh City departure (PC/B)
    • After you will have free time to practice your own bargaining or to relax with some refreshments and shopping.

      After a busy day taking in as much of the colourful culture of Ho Chi Minh city as you can, we will take you to Tan Son Nhat airport. This ends your amazing adventure in Vietnam. As you board your homeward flight, we hope you have nothing but magical memories of this once in a lifetime adventure.
      21 Days - Winter getaway
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