Discover all the incredible sights of North and Central Vietnam on this comprehensive eight-day tour. Visa all the must see including the Golden Bridge, Hoi An Old City, Ha Noi old Quarter, Ha Long Bay overnight and more.
Pick-up at Noi Bai International airport. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Ha Noi.
The wondrous Ha Long Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive sights. Heading out of town, we will embark by boat for an exploration of legendary Ha Long Bay. Ha Long Bay is home to some 3000 limestone islands that rise out of the clear emerald water. The limestone karsts formations are littered with beaches, grottoes and beautiful caves. Along the way, we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and enjoy a visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Overnight on the cruise.
After breakfast, swimming and sunbathing. After lunch, return to Ha Noi. Overnight in Ha Noi.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Noi Bai International airport to go to Hoi An. Upon arrival at Da Nang airport, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Check in and relax. Overnight in Hoi An.
Ba Na is one of the most interesting areas in the region as often one can feel the four distinct seasons within a single day: morning – spring, noon – summer, afternoon – autumn and evening – winter. You will have a chance to visit Golden Bridge which is a 150-meter long pedestrian bridge with two giant stone hands supporting the structure. It is designed to connect the cable car station with the gardens and to provide a scenic overlook and tourist attraction. We can enjoy the view of the beautiful landscape of nature comfortably and smoothly. Past the Golden Bridge, and into the center of a charming (and very Epcot-like) French village, complete with French Gothic-style cathedral, French restaurants, cobblestoned streets and impressive French gardens. There are many more places in Ba Na Hills to explore including Linh Ung Ba Na Pagoda, Le Jardin Garden and a complex of ancient villas. Linh Ung Ba Na Pagoda with an exquisite architectural design was built in 2004 and is symbolized by a 30-meter high Buddha statue that is exposed amidst an immense space of clouds and mountains. We will continue our trip discovering Tinh Tam Garden, Nghinh Phong Peak and Vong Nguyet Hill where we can enjoy the panoramic views the areas have to offer. Overnight in Hoi An.
Discover Hoi An’s countryside and its local foods by bicycle. Local foods in Hoi An are known and enjoyed by the tourists once setting foot here. In Hoi An, these cuisines are very popular and sold everywhere in all streets. Moreover, these cuisines are considered as unique symbols for the culture and introduced to every tourist. We will ride to a local restaurant for Hoi An specialty – Cao Lau. Cao Lau is a traditional Hoi An specialty composed of local noodles, pork, fresh vegetables and rice paper. The noodles are made with local sticky rice soaked in the water that must be taken from Ba Le Well: the oldest well in Hoi An, believed to have the best water anywhere. We then bike through the countryside to a Tra Que Village. Vegetables from this village are distributed to most of the restaurants in town and specially make the Cao Lau to have a perfect taste. You will also learn how to make special “white rose” dumpling cakes with a local family and taste your products. Continue riding to Cam Nam to enjoy the Yin and Yang food such as: Banh Dap (“cracked or smashed rice pancake”), Che Bap (“corn and coconut sweet soup”). Have free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Hoi An.
Free time all day to explore Hoi An on your own or take optional tour with Hoi An Express. Overnight in Hoi An.
Have breakfast at the hotel and relax until the time of transfer to Da Nang International airport for your departure flight.
You have the choice between 4-star and 5-star options for your tour.
|Ha Noi||4 Star||
Flower Garden Hotel
|5 Star||Grand Vista Hotel|
|Ha Long||4 Star||
Lavender Elegance Cruise
|5 Star||Bhaya Classic Cruise|
|Hoi An||4 Star||
Le Pavillion Hoian Boutique Hotel & Spa
La Siesta Resort & Spa
All prices are per person twin share and unless otherwise stated, are in Australian dollars, are correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. For room upgrades, additional nights or guest pricing please contact us.
|Hotel Standard||Twin Share||Single|
Tour is guarantee with a minimum of 2 people and booked outside of 30 days. Any booking within 30 days of departure is on request basis only.
Tour code: SHAN93911