Luxury Vietnam Vacation

Luxury Vietnam Vacation

Experience the highlights of Vietnam in style, and this trip features the most luxurious hotels and the must see places in Vietnam. Spend some time exploring Hanoi before enjoying a junk cruise through the islands of Halong Bay. A short flight to the center of Vietnam to visit the ancient town of Hoi An before exploring the Mekong Delta in the South of Vietnam by boat. The luxury in Con Dao Island is where you will spend a few days to relax, then travel back to Saigon to see this modern Vietnamese city.

    Places visited:

  • Hanoi
  • Halong Bay
  • Hoi An
  • Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Mekong Delta
  • Con Dao Islands
Itinerary Idea in Detail:
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  • Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
    Hanoi   Pick up at airport and transfer to hotel  

    Upon on your arrival in Noi Bai Airport, your tour guide will meet and take you to your hotel on a private car. You will be free to relax the rest of the day, or explore the surround areas at your own. A short walk from your hotel is the Hoan Kiem Lake, where local people enjoy different kinds of exercise in the late afternoon.

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  • Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B)
    Hanoi   City tour with a private car

    This morning you will enjoy a street food tour in the Hanoi’s Old Quarter, sample the most delicious dish that Hanoi has to offer. Then visit Ho Chi Minh complex where the first president of Vietnam lived and passed away in the simple house, the Temple of Literature, known as Vietnam’s first university, and Hoa Lo Prison (Hanoi Hilton) which showcase the use of the prison by both the French and North Vietnam during the Indochina wars. See the beauty of the French Quarter on a rickshaw before coming back to your hotel in the afternoon.

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  • Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
    Halong Bay   Drive to Halong Bay (3.5 hours)  

    After breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide and driver will drive you to the airport in time for your scenic flight to Halong Bay. The seaplane trip feature 45 minutes transfer and 15 minutes’ scenic flight above Halong Bay, land on the water of Tuan Chau island where you will relax with a Vietnamese coffee before boarding your junk. In the afternoon, enjoy cruising through the magnificent limestone islands, and the sunset from the upper deck of your boat before having a wonderful dinner in the middle of the bay.

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  • Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi - Hoi An (B, L)
    Hoi An   Drive back to Hanoi (3.5 hours)   Fly to Danang (1 hour)  

    Wake up to practice some tai chi with the crews and see the beautiful sunrise over the bay this morning. Enjoy your breakfast in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. Cruise back to the harbor, where your guide and driver take you back to Hanoi airport in time for your afternoon flight to Danang City. Upon your arrival in Danang, your guide and driver will drive you to the hotel.

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  • Day 5: Hoi An (B)

    Today your guide will show you the hidden charms of Hoi An ancient town, which has been so stunningly preserved that it earned the status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All over the town, streets are still lined with old tile-roofed shop houses, colorful communal halls and shady pagodas, as well as the famous Japanese covered bridge. The remainder of your day is free to relax and explore the rest of the town at your own leisure.

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  • Day 6: Hoi An (B)

    Visit a local market with your chef, wonder around the bustling morning market and learn about the key ingredients needed in order to create many of the most admired dishes in Vietnam. Follow your chef to the revered Red Bridge Cookery School, here you will spend the afternoon to cook and sample delicious Vietnamese dishes before returning to your hotel to relax at your own leisure.

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  • Day 7: Hoi An - Danang - Saigon - Cai Be (B, L)
    Saigon   Fly to Saigon (1 hour)  

    This morning you will be taken to Danang Airport to take a short flight to Saigon, southern Vietnam. Upon on your arrival, your tour guide and driver will transfer to Cai Be where you will board a private sampan to cruise and explore the Mekong River Delta.

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  • Day 8: Can Tho - Con Dao Islands (B)
    Con Dao Islands   Fly to Con Dao (1 hour)  

    Enjoy the morning cruise and visit a floating market along the way, where you will see hundreds of shops on boat and people hanging fruits they want to sell on the top of a bamboo. Back to the boat dock and get transferred to the airport for you flight to Con Dao Islands. Upon on your arrival on Con Dao, the resort representative will greet and take you to your hotel. 

  • Day 9 + 10 + 11: Con Dao Islands (B)

    Today you may want to join some of the hotel’s activities, or just relax on the beach or by the pool.

  • Day 12: Con Dao - Saigon (B)
    Con Dao Islands   Fly back to Saigon (45 minutes)  

    Today you take a short flight back to Saigon, meet your Saigon guide upon your arrival and head out to the famous Cu Chi tunnels. Here you will have chance to see how the Viet Cong dug and organized their guerrilla war underground during the Vietnam war, you can enter a few of the tunnels if you are comfortable with narrow spaces. In the evening relax at your own leisure.

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  • Day 13: Saigon City Tour (B)
    Saigon   City tour with a private car  

    Your tour guide will show you the everyday life of Saigon, Vietnam’s busiest city, in a full day city tour. Visit the Independent Palace which is Saigon’s iconic building, the War Remnants Museum and the government houses with its vibrant yellow French style. You may want to see some of the hidden markets, and experience Saigon’s coffee style on the side walk with the local people. In the evening experience the truly Saigon city on the back of a Vespa motorcycle, sample some delicious street food along the way.

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  • Day 14: Saigon Departure (B)
    Saigon   Pick up and transfer to the airport

    Enjoy your breakfast and the last day in Vietnam, your tour guide and driver will pick you up and drive you to Tan Son Nhat airport in time for your onward flight.



TRIP COST:  5,678 USD Per Person (double occupancy)

All Incense Travel tours are private and depart daily.

 

Trip cost includes:

  • Private airport transfers
  • Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers
  • English speaking guide during the tour
  • All meals mentioned in the detailed itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Domestic flights: Hanoi - Danang, Danang - Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Can Tho - Con Dao Island, Con Dao - Saigon.
  • Private cabin on a joined boat in Halong Bay
  • Sightseeing as mentioned with permission fee and entrance tickets
  • Double occupancy at deluxe hotels and cruise as suggested in the detailed itinerary

 

Trip cost DOSE NOT include:

  • International airfares
  • Any meals not specified after each itinerary day, beverages at meals
  • Tips or gratuities to tour guide or staffs
  • Hotel accommodation pre and post the trip
  • Pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations (if any)
  • Travel insurance, visas, and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

Trip Details at-a-Glance

 

  • Length: 14 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis
  • Price: 5,678 USD Per Person (double occupancy)
  • Arrival: Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital
  • Departure: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Accommodations: Preferred rooms in luxury hotels
  • Cruise: Deluxe boats in Halong Bay and Mekong River
  • Activity: Leisure Travel

Highlights

  • The most luxurious accommodation that Vietnam has to offer.
  • Sample the country’s most well-known street food.
  • Enjoy a scenic flight over Halong Bay before drifting among stunning limestone formations on a traditional Vietnam junk.
  • Explore the charms of Hoi An ancient town.
  • Relax in luxurious comfort on Con Dao island.
  • See the French influence in the bustling cities of Hanoi and Saigon.

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