Luxury Highlights Of Vietnam In 12 Days With Flights

  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Location: Vietnam
  • Places : 15
  • Prix: FROM 2563 AUD PER PERSON
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Vietnam Highlights is the perfect way for a taste of Vietnam’s best in 12 days. Experience the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City & a classic Hanoi with beautiful colonial villas, hit Hoi An by bike and immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of this lantern town. Later, sit back & discover the amazing limestone formations of Halong Bay aboard a traditional junk boat as you indulge in Vietnam’s coolest spots.

»Hanoi: Discover the city's French colonial history in the tree-lined avenues, grand villas and sidewalk society of the Paris of Vietnam.

»Halong Bay: Enjoy an overnight cruise in the most magnificent bay of the country, one of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Sites.

»Hoi An: The peaceful essence of the atmosphere of Hoi An welcomes you to come and relax in this lantern town.

»Ho Chi Minh City: Discover "The Pearl of the Orient" and vibrant nightlife

»Cu Chi Tunnel: Into some history lesson with a trip to Cu Chi tunnels. A fascinating underground networks built during the Vietnam war.

»Mekong Delta: Explore the maze of waterways and visit the local floating market on a sampan.

DAY 1: DEPART FROM SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE

Fly from Australia to Vietnam, crossing the International Date Line.

DAY 2: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HANOI ARRIVAL

Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it. The guide will assist you to meet up with your private driver and escort you to your hotel.

Enjoy a private transfer from the airport to your accommodation. Check in at the hotel and have a rest after the flight.

Overnight at the Hotel De L'Opera Hanoi, Mgallery by Sofitel, Hanoi.

DAY 3: HANOI - HA LONG BAY (B/L/D) SHARING CRUISE

At around 9.00 - 9.30 am, You will be transferred from Hanoi to Hai Phong. Approximate travel time is three hours.

Embark on your luxurious craft, Era Cruise and you will be welcomed aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink, followed by an introduction.  Boarding time is approximately at 12 pm to 12.15 pm.

In the afternoon, we will set sail for Lan Ha Bay (part of Halong Bay), passing Da Chong Islet where you can see an ancient lighthouse built by the French over a century ago. Sail among the craggy islands, stunning pristine, and limestone outcrops for which this bay is famed. You can explore Ba Trai Dao beach via kayaks or immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters. Back to your lavish liner and cruise to enjoy happy hour on board or take part in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration. Refuel with a delicious and unique signature dinner in cruise’s distinctive restaurant.

Relaxing time with an exotic cocktail drink in the evening landscape, you can order an indulgent spa service, watch movies, go squid fishing or simply relax on our rooftop deck under the cover of a brightly illuminated sky.

Overnight on Era Cruise, Halong Bay.

DAY 4: HA LONG BAY - HANOI (B/L) SHARING CRUISE

In the early morning, enjoy a Tai Chi sessions on the sundeck or relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice to watch the stunning scenery unfold before you. After that, a light breakfast will be served on board. Upon completing breakfast, continue your journey through the mysterious caves and amongst the remote islets via local rowing boats. The breath-taking beauty of this World Heritage region will certainly impress you. Later in the morning, return to your main ship where brunch will be served while cruise draws closer to the mainland.

Upon your arrival to the Era Cruise dock in Halong Bay, disembark from your ship and you will be privately transferred back to Hanoi by a luxury van.

Overnight in Hotel De L’Opera Hanoi, MGallery by Sofitel, Hanoi.

DAY 5: HANOI - FLY TO HOI AN (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel and relaxing time before boarding a flight from Hanoi to Da Nang airport. Approximately flight time is one hour and 20 minutes. Upon your arrival, you will be escorted from Da Nang to your hotel in Hoi An for about 40 minutes.

Overnight at the Palm Garden Hoi An (Bungalow Garden View), Hoi An.

DAY 6: HOI AN CITY TOUR (B)

Today your private English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and take you for a half day of exploring the quaint, historic UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An. As a former fishing village locates on the banks of Thu Bon River and strategic trading port for Southeast Asia, this town hs influenced by the Chinese and Japanese. Walking along the ancient town and start with a wander through the Chua Ong Pagoda, a stunning Chinese-style structure built in 1653. Then head to the most significant temple of the entire town, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall which dedicated to the goddess of the sea. Finally, wander to the 200-year-old Tan Ky House, a beautifully decorated home that has been well-preserved over seven generations and visit the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge. Built by Japanese craftsman and doubling as a temple. Learn about how the bridge was constructed and how it become a major landmark in the city before the guide takes you back to your hotel for a relaxing time.

Overnight in Palm Garden Beach Resort, Hoi An.

DAY 7: HOI AN - MY SON HALF DAY CITY TOUR (B)

Start your day with a healthy breakfast at the hotel then your private driver and experienced English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to My Son Sanctuary. The aproximate travel time is an hour and a half, My Son is one of Vietnam's most important and iconic Cham site  and a must-see during your time in Vietnam. 

My Son Sanctuary dates from the 4th to the 13th centuries CE. The property is located in the mountainous border Duy Xuyen District of Quang Nam Province, in central Viet Nam. It is situated within an elevated geological basin surrounded by a ring of mountains, which provides the watershed for the sacred Thu Bon river. The source of the Thu Bon river is here and it flows past the monuments, out of the basin, and through the historic heartland of the Champa Kingdom, draining into the South China Sea at its mouth near the ancient port city of Hoi An. The location gives the sites its strategic significance as it is also easily defensible.

Later in the day, you will return to Hoi An town by boat and back to your hotel for a relaxing time and time to enjoy this beautiful town on your own.

Overnight in Palm Garden Beach Resort, Hoi An.

DAY 08: HOI AN LEISURE DAY (B)

Today you will have free time explore Hoi An at your own pace, seeing what interests you. This ancient town is full of Japanese merchant houses and pagodas, temples and antique warehouses. Or just lounge about in a laid-back riverside café on the bank of the Thu Bon river.

Overnight in Palm Garden Beach Resort, Hoi An.

DAY 09: HOI AN FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel and enjoy a scenic transfer from Hoi An to Da Nang with a private vehicle for about 40 minutes. Board a flight from Da Nang airport to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arriving at the airport, you will be escorted to your accommodation. Check in at the hotel and have a rest after the flight.

Overnight at the Sheraton Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 10: HO CHI MINH CITY -  MEKONG DELTA (B/L)

Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, you will be escorted by an experienced English-speaking guide and professional driver to My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Then boarding the private sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people and visit the fruit plantation.  Then you will take a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and immerse yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family workshops and honey-bee farm, try some honey tea and coconut candies specialties.

Refuel yourself with a Vietnamese traditional meal and later pedal around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. If you are not keen for a cycling trip, then enjoy a cool breeze and relaxing time in a hammock.

Afterward, you will be privately transferred back to your accommodation.

Overnight at the Sheraton Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 11: CU CHI TUNNEL TOUR (B/L)

Today you will be escorted by an experienced English-speaking guide to Cu Chi Tunnels, located in the countryside near Ho Chi Minh City. Approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes. The residents of Cu Chi took the war underground into a highly developed network of tunnels that at its height stretched as far as Cambodia and included meeting rooms, kitchens and triage areas. Imperceptible from the ground, opposing armies could roll their tanks over the bunkers without causing damage to the tunnels below. Living conditions were harsh – in addition to fighting the war, resident’s battled food and oxygen scarcity, venomous insects, and cramped living quarters. Gain important insight into the prolonged struggle against invading armies, and appreciation for the resilience and spirit of the Vietnamese people. After that, travelers can try the delicious manioc which was the main food for guerilla-warriors in Cu Chi during the war. Visitors can try to fire off an AK47 or MK16 or machine guns at the nearby shooting range.

Then enjoy a privately transferred back to your accommodation

Overnight at Sheraton Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 12: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel and relaxing time before privately transferred to Ho Chi Minh International Airport. Then fly back to your homeland.

Destination  5-star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi Apricot Hotel or similar  http://apricothotels.com/
Halong Bay  Era Cruise or similar https://eracruises.com/en/
Hoi An La Siesta Resort and Spa or similar https://lasiestaresorts.com/
Ho Chi Minh City  The Myst Dong Khoi Hotel or similar  http://www.themystdongkhoihotel.com/
Start Date  Availability  Price (Per person)
Tue 19 Mar  2019 15 2563 AUD
Tue 23 Apr 2019 15 2613 AUD
Wed 15 May 2019 15 2563 AUD
Wed 22 May 2019 15 2563 AUD
Wed 29 May 2019 15 2563 AUD
Wed 05 Jun 2019 15 2563 AUD
Wed 12 Jun 2019 15 2563 AUD
Wed 19 Jun 2019 15 2763 AUD
Tue 25 Jun 2019 15 2863 AUD
Tue 09 Jul 2019 15 2863 AUD
Tue 23 Jul 2019 15 2613 AUD
Wed 31 Jul 2019 15 2613 AUD
Wed 07 Aug 2019 15 2563 AUD
Thu 15 Aug 2019 15 2563 AUD
Thu 22 Aug 2019 15 2563 AUD
Mon 26 Aug 2019 15 2563 AUD
Wed 11 Sep 2019 15 2563 AUD
Tue 15 Oct 2019 15 2563 AUD
Wed 6 Nov 2019 15 2963 AUD
Tue 03 Dec 2019 15 2963 AUD

INCLUSIVE

Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services

All transportation mentioned above

International return flights between Sydney / Melbourne to Vietnam and return include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax. Operated by Vietnam Airline. If you are traveling from a different destination, please contact us.

Domestic flights from Hanoi to Danang and from Danang to Ho Chi Minh include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax

Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)

Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)

Experienced English speaking guide

Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary

Tissues and water on coach

Service charges and government tax

Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service

24/7 hotline support guaranteed

Vietnam Visa letter approval

No extra charge after services confirmation

EXCLUSIVE

X Beverage, Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities

X Travel insurance

X Public holiday surcharge (if any)

X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

X Early check-in and Late check-out (If not mentioned)

X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Vietnam: 25$/person)

X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am

X Other services not mentioned above

FLIGHT ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

  • All flight tickets for set departure date must be booked 90 days in advance.
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopovers or a substitute airline. Such changes are beyond our control, as availability on flights can vary.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.

BOOKING PROCESS

Go ahead and drop us an inquiry email at sales@sviettravel.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours.   

  • Step 1: Double check all single supplement fee (if any) or solo traveler surcharge (if you explore the journey on your own) before hitting the button.
  • Step 2: Click Enquiry Now on the day you decide to go for the trip and make a deposit 10% of the total amount, and 100% of flight tickets upon confirming at the reservation time via Bank Transfer (customers will pay for transfer fee) or credit card (Payment fee 3,2 %)
  • Step 3: Send us your scan copies of passports
  • Step 4: We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 hours after received the deposit.

CANCELLATION

S Viet Travel must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:

  • 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
  • No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment

CONDITION OF INSURANCE

  • S Viet Travel demands that all clients going on our trips hold a proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, S Viet Travel reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
  • Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by Signing and returning to S Viet Travel a copy of the present contract and of the attachment with all itineraries.

OTHERS CONDITIONS

  • Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
  • Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
  • Any amendment/cancellation made after a confirmed booking is nonrefundable
  • Tour is available at the time of booking
  • Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
  • All tours are required to book 90 days of departure, within 90 days will be a surcharge if flight ticket price changes
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve a transit. These changes are subject to availability and airline schedule changes
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12 Responses

  • Kerrie wallin

    maximum people on trip

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    • Hien D

      It is 15 people maximum in a group.

      Reply
  • Dr. Jeng Ma

    I and my wife are interested to book this tour departue on 17 Nov, 2018 and we have 2 questions to ask;
    1. how to get visa for Austrlian pastport holder?
    2. we use our Westpac Singapore Airlines Platium credit card to pay the tour and then we are automatic covered travel insurance provided by the bank, so we do not buy any travel insurance in the past every oversea teip we did. I want make sure you are satisfied our arrangement

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    • Hien D

      Hi Dr Jeng Ma!

      1. We will handle visa on arrival for you and you can get visa stamp at the airport.
      2. We accept credit card but only Visa or Master card will work

      Our sales team is in touch with you via email.

      Thank you!

      Reply
  • nigel wiltshire

    hi just wondering if we could have more details on this trip were in melbourne australia and looking at the 19 october trip thanks

    Reply
    • Hien D

      Hi!

      Yes, It is possible.

      our sales team has contacted you via email already

      Thank you!

      Reply
  • Matt Backhouse

    HI
    We are interested in the 21 September trip and would like to know more about the accommodation standards. There will be 4 of us.

    Reply
  • Vera

    Can you advise me what airline you are using.

    Reply
  • Jillian

    What airline do you use from Melbourne?

    Reply
    • Hien D

      As mentioned, We use Air Asia for this deal. If you do not wish to travel with Air Asia, you can upgrade to Vietnam airlines.

      Reply
  • Rose Coleman

    Hi all looking at booking for 19october is there room for 2 possible 4, What is the weather going to be like wet season and do you give ideas on optional tours on free days to make the most of seeing your country, prefers places to eat etc, do we need to organise visas before we go and with insurance can you also quote on this or prefer us to do our own thank look forward to hearing from you Rose

    Reply
  • Brenda Schofield

    Hello we are interested in this trip for November….is it possible to fly from Perth ?

    Reply

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