Realistic Vietnam In 12 Days Inc Flights

  • Duration: 12 DAYS
  • Location: VIETNAM
  • Places : 15
  • Prix: FROM 1849 AUD PER PERSON
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Vietnam will surprise you with its rich traditional culture, a host of world heritage sites, stunning inland scenery, and world-renowned cuisine. Start your tour in Hanoi - Vietnam's colonially influenced atmospheric capital, escape from the hustle and bustle of big cities in Ba Vi countryside, then be ready to be amazed by the most famous bay in Vietnam with the "Dragon" in its name. Head to the South and discover the amazing network of Cu Chi tunnels which was used by Viet Cong during the Vietnam War then explore the life of locals alongside the mighty Mekong River. Feel the essence of the calming ocean in Phu Quoc which is a raw beauty, immerse yourself with white sand and emerald water sea, stay close with nature and sunbathing on the beach. 

»Hanoi: Discover a different side of Vietnam's capital city, cycling around the village and rice fields.

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

»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.

»Phu Quoc: An ideal holiday destination, famed by its raw beauty and a serene atmosphere

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, our guide will be holding a sign with your name and welcome you at Noi Bai International airport transfer to Hanoi Old Quarter and drop off at the hotel to check in. The rest of the day, you can stroll around the Old Town to get used to the City or just relax to recover from the jet lag.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 3: EXPERIENCE VIETNAMESE LIFESTYLE IN COUNTRYSIDE (B/L)

08:00 – Start your trip to Ri village in Ba Vi. After 1.5 hours’ driving, you will arrive at Mr. Duoc’s house with a welcome drink.

10:00 – Then visiting the 30-year-old tea plantation in Ri Village. This is a green and peaceful place where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the village. This Tea Plantation plays important role in providing tea products for the whole north of Vietnam. You will have a chance to help the local family to harvest tea leaves, you will know how to pick the best part of the tea tree to make the most wonderful beverage as Vietnam traditional tea.

Mr. Duoc is a veteran of the Vietnam War and the owner of a large tea farm. He also is an expert in handling the raw tea leaves, he will introduce you how to make a good green tea before selling.

You will have a great time listening to the host’s stories of his life in Vietnam war, besides, enjoying great tea with green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family.

11:15 – Driving about 10 minutes to visit another host family in Moc Village to give you a cooking class by Mrs. Chin – a host family. She will show you how to cook Vietnamese food, and you will have a great time to enjoy the lunch you cooked.

12:30: Have lunch with the host’s family and a short break after lunch. Then you will be head back to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 04: CRUISING TO EMERALD WATER - SHARING CRUISE, BUS (B/L/D)

Explore Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Sơn – Cap La

07h30: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Ha Long City through the green fields in the Red River Delta.

10h00: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break.

12h00: Embark at Ha Long wharf – Break and photography time

12h30: Boat Cruises on Halong, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing.

13h30: Have lunch while cruising in Bai Tu Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay.

15h30: Transfer by tender to Thien Canh Son cave. Our tour guide will take you to a huge cave with many interesting stalactite and stalagmite in different amazing shapes …. After about half an hour visiting, you will go back to tender and return to the boat. Then return to cruise for your leisure or join sunbathing, enjoy swimming in the crystal clear water or join with cooking class by our chef.

19h00: Vietnamese style set dinner is served on board.

21h00: Take some leisure time to enjoy chatting at the bar or enjoy some night fishing.

Stay overnight on boat.

DAY 05: MORNING IN VIETNAM'S MOST STUNNING BAY (B/L) SHARING CRUISE

Explore Vung Vieng floating village by Bamboo boat.

07h30: Have breakfast and enjoy the sunrise on the bay.

09h00: Visit ancient Vung Vieng floating village you are not only be immersed in the quiet and peaceful atmosphere but also be surrounded by the rocky mountains by small bamboo boat for an hour into the ancient village then return to cruise for relaxing and check out the room.

10h30: Have lunch while cruising back through Ha Long Bay to the pier

11h30: Disembark at Ha long wharf, time to say goodbye to the crew.

12h00: Return from Ha Long to Hanoi.

14h00: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break.

16h00: Arrive in Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 06: TRAVEL FROM TRANQUIL HANOI TO VIBRANT HO CHI MINH CITY (B)

After breakfast, our driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby and transfer to the airport for flight to HCMC, Arrival, our guide and a shuttle bus will holding a sign with your name and welcome you. Transfer directly to the hotel in HCMC. After check-in, free for leisure and shopping in the local markets.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

DAY 7: EXPLORE THE FASCINATING UNDERGROUND SYSTEMS  (B)

Depart for Cu Chi tunnel at 8:00 - 8:30 am, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by a video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the wartime. Then, spend your time exploring the remaining area and tunnel systems which includes the specially constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, native Cu Chi tapioca will be served.

Break time for relaxing or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.

13:00 – 13:30 Drop off at your hotels. Trip ends.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

DAY 8: DISCOVER THE "RICE BASKET OF VIETNAM" (B/L)

The Mekong Delta (from Vietnamese "Nine Dragon river delta") is the region in South-western Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and falls into the sea through a network of distributaries.

07.30 – 08.00 am: Pick you up at your hotel. Then have an unforgettable drive along the provincial roads, down to the Southern region of Vietnam, through paddy rice fields, pineapple plantations, orchards and small hamlets (2-hour drive).

After arrive at My Tho, you will take a local motor boat and have a sightseeing tour of Dragon, Phoenix and Turtle Islands and stop at the famous Unicorn Island. At Unicorn Island, you will visit a honey bee farm, taste some honey wine, rice wine, and banana wine. Then have a walk around the village and row the boat along the natural water coconut canals to see local daily life in Mekong Delta.

From there, you will continue your motorboat trip to Ben Tre province to visit a handmade coconut candy workshop. Then transfer to a small motor boat and travel along the lush, green canals, and stop at a local restaurant for lunch.

After that, we are going to another area on Unicorn Island to enjoy some kinds of tropical fruits at the orchard garden and listen to the Southern traditional music.

A local boat will take you back to My Tho to visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, one of the most famous landmarks in the region, then the bus will drive you back to Sai Gon.

16:00 – 16:30: Drop off at your hotels. Trip ends.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

DAY 9: FLY FROM HO CHI MINH CITY TO PHU QUOC  (B)

Have healthy breakfast then transfer to the airport to take a flight to Phu Quoc Island –the most wonderful island of Vietnam.

Overnight in Phu Quoc.

DAY 10: CHERISH YOUR LEISURE TIME ON THE BEACH (B)

Have leisure time today.

Overnight in Phu Quoc.

DAY 11: GO SNORKELING & FISHING (B)

Start at 08:30, finish at 16:45

Meet at pick up point and visit a pearl farm to learn about the cultured pearl industry, then get to the harbor to board the boat. On the way, there will be a stopover for fishing. Afterward, we dock at a beautiful island for snorkeling and swimming. Enjoy lunch on board, then visit another island for more snorkeling. Our final stop on the return journey is Bai Sao, a beautiful beach with turquoise water and white sand.

Overnight in Phu Quoc.

DAY 12: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE PHU QUOC – HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B)

From Phu Quoc island you will be transferred back to Ho Chi Minh city for departure flight.

Please NOTE: your International flight back home should be in the afternoon

Destination  3-star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi Era Hotel or Similar http://www.hanoierahotel.com/
Halong Bay Legend White Dolphin or similar  http://www.whitedolphincruises.com/
Phu Quoc  Mai Spa Resort or similar https://www.maispa.com.vn/en/
Ho Chi Minh City  Liberty Saigon Parkview Hotel or similar  https://www.libertysaigonparkview.com/vi/

UPGRADE 4 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 561.00 AUD/PERSON 

Destination  4-star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi Tirant Hotel or similar  http://www.tiranthotel.com
Halong Bay  Flamingo cruise or similar http://www.flamingocruisehalong.com/
Phu Quoc  Famiana Resort and Spa or similar https://famianaresort.com/en.html
Ho Chi Minh City Northern Saigon Hotel or similar https://www.northernhotel.com.vn/

UPGRADE TO 5 STAR HOTEL:  PAY EXTRA 971.00 AUD/PERSON 

Destination  5-star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi Apricot Hotel or similar  http://apricothotels.com/
Halong Bay  Era Cruise or similar https://eracruises.com/en/
Phu Quoc  Novotel Phu Quoc resort or similar https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/
Ho Chi Minh City  The Myst Dong Khoi Hotel or similar http://www.themystdongkhoihotel.com/
Start Date  Availability  Price (Per person)
Tue 26 Feb 209 15 1849 AUD
Tue 5 Mar 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 12 Mar 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 19 Mar 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 26 Mar 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 2 Apr 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 9 Apr 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 16 Apr 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 23 Apr 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 30 Apr 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 7 May 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 14 May 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 21 May 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 28 May 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 4 June 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 11 June 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 18 June 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 25 June 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue  2 Jul 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 9Jul 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 16 Jul 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 23 Jul 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 30 Jul 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 6 Aug 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 13 Aug 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 20 Aug 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 27 Aug 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 3 Sep 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 10 Sep 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 17 Sep 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 24 Sep 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 1 Oct 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 8 Oct 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 15 Oct 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 22 Oct 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 29 Oct 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 5 Nov 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 12 Nov 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 19 Nov 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 26 Nov 2019 15 1849 AUD
Tue 3 Dec 2019 15 2249 AUD
Tue 10 Dec 2019 15 2249 AUD
Tue 17 Dec 2019 15 2249 AUD

INCLUSIVE

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

All transportation mentioned above

International return flights between Sydney / Melbourne to Hanoi and from Ho Chi Minh to Sydney/Melbourne, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax. Operated by Air Asia or similar. If you are traveling from a different destination, please contact us.

Domestic flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh and return flights between Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc 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 65 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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