Vietnam Exploration

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Day 01: Australia Ho Chi Minh City

Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon. Upon arrival met & transfer to your hotel of choice.

3* option: SEN VIET HOTEL - Deluxe
4* option: GOLDEN CENTRAL HOTEL SAIGON – Deluxe Signature
5* option: EASTIN GRAND HOTEL – Superior

The day will begin with a two-hour ride from Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta. Take a boat cruise to visit Cai Be Floating Market, and watch locals aboard their small boats trading fresh goods and local commodities. Leave Cai Be for Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet, where the maze of shady creeks will surely fascinate you. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. (B/L)

Journey to Cu Chi Tunnels, explore the network of tunnels stretching over 250 km, one of the most famous and historical aspects of the Viet Nam War. Later take a flight to central of Vietnam. Transfer to airport for a flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Da Nang. (B/L)

3* option: FANSIPAN DANANG HOTEL - Superior
4* option: VANDA DA NANG HOTEL – Superior
5* option: GRAND MERCURE DANANG - Superior

Visit My Son, Viet Nam's most important site of the ancient kingdom of Champa, and also a Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999. Explore a sanctuary of Hinduism in the Champa Kingdom. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Da Nang. (B/L)

Travel to Hoian, to explore this ancient town on foot is one of the best ways to take in the city's charm. The unique atmosphere here combines elements of Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese culture. Some of the most remarkable views of the city are from the ancient houses. From here, visitors can catch a glimpse of a long gone past and more subdued and simple time. The tour includes visits to Hoi An Museum, many of the town's renowned Ancient Houses which boast remarkable architecture, Assembly Halls of Chinese influence, a handicraft workshop and of course the must-see Japanese Covered Bridge. Overnight in Hoi An. (B)

3* option: HOI AN VILLAGE VILLA – Pool View Villa
4* option: RIVER BEACH RESORT & RESIDENCES – Deluxe
5* option: SUNRISE HOI AN BEACH RESORT – Garden Deluxe

Today discover Hoi An's countryside and its local foods by bicycle. We will start our tour with a ride through the countryside to a local village with a stop to enjoy a bowl of Cao Lau. Learn to make special white rose cakes with a local family and have the opportunity to enjoy them. Before the end of the tour, we will go to Cam Nam to enjoy the Ying and Yang food such as: Banh Dap, Che Bap. Overnight in Hoi An. (B/L)

Transfer to Da Nang for flight to Ha Noi. Visit some of Ha Noi's heritage sites such as: Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (temple of literature), the first Imperial school in Viet Nam, built in 1070 during the dynasty of King Ly. Tour Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, But Tower, Dai Nghien and the Huc Bridge. Then, we will take a cyclo (pedicab) ride around "the 36 meandering streets" of Ha Noi's historic Old Quarter to enjoy the bustling local life. Overnight in Ha Noi. (B/L)

3* option: FLOWER HOTEL - Superior
4* option: MERCURE HANOI LA GARE – Standard
5* option: SHERATON HANOI HOTEL – Deluxe

Pick you up at your hotel and depart for Ha long Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Ha Long Bay is truly one of Vietnam's most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of the town we embark on a boat for an exploration of the legendary Ha Long Bay. This exciting five hour cruise will provide us a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and 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 an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Overnight on the Junk Cruise. (B/L/D)

3* option: MAJESTIC CRUISE – Deluxe
4* option: FLAMINGO CRUISE – Deluxe
5* option: BHAYA CLASSIC – Deluxe

Enjoy some free time to relax or swim until you are transferred back to Hanoi for overnight. (B/L)

3* option: FLOWER HOTEL - Superior
4* option: MERCURE HANOI LA GARE – Standard
5* option: SHERATON HANOI HOTEL – Deluxe

Free at leisure until transfer to the airport for flight home. (B/-/-)

Welcome home.
Guaranteed Departure.
Group size: Maximum 10 people.
Tour Departure date
AUGUST 2016 : 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
SEPTEMBER 2016: 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
OCTOBER 2016: 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
NOVEMBER 2016: 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
DECEMBER 2016: 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21
January 2017: 3, 7, 10, 14
February 2017: 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
March 2017: 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
April 2017: 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22
May 2017: 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
June 2017: 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
July 2017: 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
August 2017: 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
September 2017: 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
October 2017: 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
November 2017: 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
December 2017: 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19

Type of Accommodation
Air & Land Pacakge Land Only
3 Star from $2,549 $1,399 Inquiry Now
4 Star from $2,965 $1,815 Inquiry Now
5 Star from $3,525 $2,370 Inquiry Now

* All prices above based on air and land package twin share, they are subject to change and are subject to availability. Prices may fluctuate if taxes and currency exchange change. Please check with us upon booking.
Inclusions
  • Return economy class international airfares ex. MEL, SYD, BNE, ADL & PER.
  • Departure taxes & fuel surcharges is included & subject to change
  • Domestic flights Ho Chi Minh - Da Nang - Hanoi & taxes.
  • 9 nights accommodation(twin or double).
  • Local transport by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Halong Bay Cruise
  • Daily breakfast, 6 lunches & 1 dinner
Not included
  • Vietnam Visa Fee.
  • Recommended tipping Aud$5 per person per day
  • Travel insurance or personal expenses
Remarks
  • LAND ONLY prices include the same as shown above, except international return airfares/taxes.

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