The Unexplored Co To Island Inc Flights

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Location: VIETNAM
  • Places : 15
  • Prix: FROM 1599 AUD PER PERSON
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This short trip let you explore the rough pearl in the Gulf of Tokin. Co To Island humbly stands out from other popular destination yet its declared as one of the five most beautiful island in Vietnam  The island is home to some of Bai Tu Long Bay's best beaches with crystal clear, turquoise water and super fresh seafood. Find yourself immersed in the stunning landscape of Halong Bay and hidden caves in Halong Bay before heading to Co To island. 

»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.

»Co To Island: Explore a new beach paradise in Northeast Sea of Vietnam

DAY 01: SYDNEY/MELBOURNE DEPARTURE - HANOI ARRIVAL

Today you will depart from Australia to Vietnam. Upon arrival your private driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Check-in to the hotel and have a rest after the flight.

If you arrived early, you can mooch through the streets of the city. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and products’ variety are splashed all over this area.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 02: BA VI ECO TOUR (B/L)

08:00 – Start your trip to Ri village in Ba Vi. After 1.5 hours’ driving, you will arrive your M.r 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 to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the village. This Tea Plantation plays important for 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 in the Vietnam War and the owner of a large tea farm. He also is an expert on handling the raw tea leaves and 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 and 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 have a great time to enjoy lunch with food you done.

13:45 – After lunch, you have time to walk (or bicycle) around the village to explore local culture and you will visit the local workshops. You will learn how to make tofu, unshell the rice and may be see the workshop of local hammerer who is working there for 70 years and makes and fixes all the farming tools in the village.

15:00 – You have a cycling tour for 1 hour will through beautiful rice fields and villages. You can find out the daily life of local people and interact with them.

Mr Chau is the next host, who will welcome you with fresh mint lemon juice, which all ingredients freshly picked from his own garden. Besides that,  soak your foot in warm water with herbs following the traditional recipes of Muong ethnic minority. This will give your feet a relaxing time after cycling sessions around the village.

Your afternoon will end with a boat trip about 30 minutes down the Da River on which you can enjoy the breathtaking landscapes and explore the local life along the riverside.

This is great time say goodbye host family to drive back to Ha Noi center. End your tour at the hotel around 18:30

Overnight in Hanoi.

(Meals: breakfast, lunch)

DAY 03: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B/L/D) – SHARING CRUISE

In the morning, check-out from hotel and get pick-up by the Cruise. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to better explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.

After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can opt to attend the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the day.

Overnight on cruise.

(Meals: breakfast, luch, dinner)

 DAY 04: HALONG BAY – CO TO ISLAND (B/L/D)

Rise early for Tai Chi lesson or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor then our drivers will take you to the other habor for speedboat to Co To Island.

Overnight in Co To Island.

(Meals: breakfast, lunch)

DAY 05: CO TO ISLAND LEISURE DAY (B)         

Despite being the furthest inhabited island from the mainland, Co To Island has boomed in the last few years, and today it's a popular destination for domestic tourists. This should hardly come as a surprise, as the island is home to some of Bai Tu Long Bay's best beaches and its widest spread of accommodation and restaurants. Yet despite all of this, the island sees very few foreign faces.

Overnight in Co To Island.

DAY 06: CO TO ISLAND LEISURE DAY (B)

Find a way to Dragon Claw Stones with impressive rocky cliffs and Cloud Bridge Peak to view the sunrise in early morning. Try the fresh and super tasty seafood the relaxing at Van Chai beach or Hong Van beach.

Overnight in Co To Island.

DAY 07: CO TO ISLAND – HANOI (B)

The land here is a perfect example of the Vietnamese landscape before wide-scale tourism made its impact. There are numerous hills and peaks on Co To, some as high as 170 meters as well as a local lighthouse. The coastline is mostly cliffs or large rocks, but there are many beautiful beaches as well.

Then travel back to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.

 DAY 08: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - HA NOI DEPARTURE (B)

Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home.

DAY 09: ARRIVAL BACK HOME 

Today you will arrive back to Australia. Trip ends.

Destination  3-Star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi HM Boutique Hotel or similar http://www.hanoihmhotel.com/
Halong Bay Legend  White Dolphin or similar http://www.whitedolphincruises.com/
Co To Island Co To Village or similar http://cotovillage.vn

PAY EXTRA 120 AUD PER 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/
Co To Island Co To Village or similar http://cotovillage.vn

PAY EXTRA 481 AUD PER PERSON

Destination  5-Star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi Apricot Hotel or similar http://apricothotels.com/
Halong Bay Era Cruise or similar https://eracruises.com/en/
Co To Island Co To Village or similar http://cotovillage.vn

Start Date  Availability  Price (Per Person ) 
Wed 06 Mar 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Thu 25 Apr 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 08 May 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 15 May 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 22 May 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 29 May 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 05 Jun 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 12 Jun 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 19 Jun 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 10 Jul 2019 15 1749 AUD 
Fri 19 Jul 2019 15 1699 AUD 
Wed 24 Jul 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 31 Jul 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 07 Aug 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 14 Aug 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 21 Aug 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 28 Aug 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 04 Sep 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Wed 11 Sep 2019 15 1599 AUD 
Thu 19 Sep 2019 15 1599 AUD 

INCLUSIVE

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

All transportation mentioned above

Speedboat to Co To round trip 

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

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

2 days/1 night cruise in Halong Bay

Kayaking boat in Ha Long Bay (if any)

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 Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

X National Holiday surcharge (if any)

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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1 Response

  • Elaine Bowen

    Hi we really like this package, but we would like dates for Dac 2019, jan 2020. Or April 2020.
    Thanks so much for your help

    Reply

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