OVERVIEW

Romantic Vietnam Trip For Honeymooners

This incredible tour covers the highlights along the S-line of Vietnam. It starts from the bustling city of Hanoi and stretch along the amazing World Heritage site of Halong Bay then continue to the Central and South Vietnam with relaxing days on the stunning beach at the end of the trip.
This trip is privately organized and customizable.
 

ITINERARY

Hanoi | Halong | Hue | Hoi An | Ho Chi Minh | Mekong | Nha Trang

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Day 01

Hanoi Arrival

Welcome to Hanoi - the more than 1000 years old capital.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Meals: Not Included

Upon arrival Hanoi airport, you will be picked up by the tour guide and driver, transfer to hotel for check-in. The rest of day is your free time at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 02

Hanoi City Tour

Explore the highlights of Hanoi capital

Accommodation:

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

In the morning around 08.00 AM: we will start the city tour.
You will visit Ho Chi Minh Complex that includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (closed on Mondays, Fridays and every afternoon), the Presidential Palace, House-on-Stilts, and One Pillar pagoda. After that we will visit the Temple of Literature that was originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first University dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society place then and now on education. Have lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, we continue our trip to visit Museum of Ethnology (Closed on Mondays): This museum is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. As well as the comprehensive array of exhibits inside, there are also traditional tribal houses reconstructed within the ground.

Then, we go back to the center of Hanoi to visit Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake: The Ngoc Son temple is set on a tiny island on the Hoan Kiem Lake, its history dating back to the 13th century. The temple is reached by crossing the The Huc Bridge which literally means the ‘Place Touched by Morning Sunbeams’. Hoan Kiem Lake is the local point of the city and the source of many legends.

45 minutes sitting on cyclo takes through the Old Quarter: Also known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally each of the 36 s names’ was related to the products being sold there. It’s a great place to explore on foot with numerous photo opportunities.

Enjoy a water puppet show at Thang Long water Puppet Theater. The tour ends around 17.00 - 17.30. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 03

Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Trang An – Hanoi

Spend a day to visit the old capital Hoa Lu and take an amazing boat trip through Trang An grottoes

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

8.00AM: Asia Top Travel's tour expert picks you up at your hotel, travel to Hoa Lu. Along the way, we may take some stop-over for photo and refreshment while enjoying rural stunning scenery on the way. Arrive in Hoa Lu which is the former capital of Vietnam (968 – 1009) under Dinh and Le dynasties. Visit Dinh temple, Le temples and surroundings.

Have lunch at local restaurant with local food.

After lunch, take the amazing boat trip to visit Trang An grottoes which is a gathering of 31 valleys, 50 cross-water caves, and home to 600 kinds of flora and over 200 kinds of fauna, many of them in the Red Book of Vietnam. While rowing through Trang An grottoes in the quiet, fresh air of the highlands, with only the sound of birds and the oars stirring the clear water and surrounded by magnificent forested mountains upon which graze white goats, visitors enjoy a heaven on earth.

Leave Trang An and drive back to Hanoi. You will reach Hanoi around 18.00 - 18.30. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 04

Hanoi - Halong Bay

Enjoy a romantic honeymoon on an overnight cruise

Accommodation: Overnight on boat

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

The cruise’s itineraries are sample and it is changed upon the cruise you pick
07.30 – 08.00: Meet the driver and transfer to Halong Bay by share shuttle bus

12:00 – 12:30: At Tuan Chau International Marina, a tender boat will take you to our Halong Phoenix Cruiser. A refreshing welcome drink is served and you can check into your cabin.

13:00: When you are putting all of your stuffs into your cabin, our boat starts gliding out to the centre of the World Heritage Site. Your lunch, at the boat’s restaurant, is would be served with fresh local seafood, but vegetable menu is always available at your request. From the marina area, our cruiser passes by Dog Head and Swan Islands, Ba Hang Floating villages (with floating houses), Incense Burner then Thumb Islands before reaching to Luon cave area for kayaking.

14:30 – 15:00: We have time to gear up for one hour kayaking around Luon cave area. Our guide will show you some basic safety guidelines and techniques to paddle before helping you to sit on our brand new sit-on-top kayaks. After that our boat will help you visit the Titop Island one hour for swimming, sun-bathing or getting a panoramic view on island peak.

17:00: As the sun sets over the bay, we head back to our cruise and relax. Coffee, tea and fruits will be available on the sundeck or you can order your favorite drink while our boat cruises to the night’s anchorage area.

19:00: Dinner will be served with local seafood. After dinner you may choose to enjoy drinks from the bar or top deck or experience squid fishing before retiring.
Day 05

Halong Bay - Hanoi - Fly To Hue

Enjoy the cruise excursions and then fly to Hue after the cruise

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

07:00 – 07:45: Enjoy the morning view of the beautiful landscape with a cup of coffee or tea. Have breakfast in the fresh air.

08:00 – 09:00: You will visit the impressive Cave of Halong Bay – Surprising Cave (Sửng Sốt) with your tour guide, a truly awesome and amazing cave to experience.

10:00: Check out of your cabin and settle your bill as our boat begins cruising back to the harbor. Experience more views of Halong Bay such as Fighting Cocks Island (Symbol of Halong Bay), Incense Burner and Stone Dogs Islands.

10:20: A cooking demonstration onboard shows you how to make authentic Vietnamese Spring rolls. You will learn about the recipes and techniques that create this popular dish of Vietnamese people.

10:45: Lunch is served on board during cruising towards the harbor.

11:20: Depart the Halong Phoenix Cruiser and travel by tender boat back to Tuan Chau International Marina where you then board the bus back to Hanoi, our driver will pick you up and transfer to the airport for the flight to Hue. Welcome to Hue, our tour guide will escort you to the hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 06

Hue City Tour

Discover the highlights of Hue city tour

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

08.00 M: In the morning, take a boat trip along poetic Perfume River, enjoy the fresh-air of the New Year spreading everywhere and reach to ancient Thien Mu pagoda, a special cultural - historical site where still preserves a legendary tale about the Heaven Fairy Lady since Nguyen Dynasty. Then, car will pick us up to Hue Citadel. Here you will walk around and take a look into the special feudal relics of immense architectural and cultural values.

Then, we visit the major sites including the Imperial Citadel with Forbidden Royal City.

After lunch at a local restaurant, we visit the tomb and monument of King Tu Duc which is located in a very beautiful area. This is an opportunity to learn more about Nguyen Kings and to enjoy the spectacular landscape.
Around 16 - 17.00, go back to your hotel in the afternoon. Overnight in Hue
Day 07

Hue - Drive To Hoi An - City Tour Half Day

Say Goodbye to Hue, you will continue the trip to Hoi An ancient town

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

08.00 AM: Check out in the morning, we leave Hue for Hoian.

We will cross Hai Van Pass where you will have magnificent view of the East Sea. Stop at Lang Co to enjoy the stunning view of Lang Co.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, enjoy a walking tour in Hoi An town, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site because of its unusually well-preserved ancient streets and homes. Set out to explore the quaint cobblestone streets of the town with more than two-century-old Chinese houses. Sites include Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tan Ky ancestral house and the Japanese Bridge. Around 17.00: Transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 08

Hoi An - Cam Thanh - Tra Que Village Half Day Tour

It's time to learn more about local life and have fun with cooking class

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

08.00 AM: In the morning, after get picked up from your hotel, a short bicycle competency test will be given. For those uncomfortable with a pushbike, then other means of transport  can be arranged. The tour starts by cycling along level ground to the Thu Bon River to visit a local fishing village.

Ride along country lanes at a peaceful pace viewing local life and pause to see farmers toiling in their rice fields using centuries of farming practices. Peddle your way through palm forests, across bridges, fields of water buffalo....

Biking along country lanes at a peaceful pace viewing local life and pause to see farmers
09:00 Take a short break in a local family at Cam Thanh Village before enjoying 1.5 hours ride on traditional Basket Boat (round boat) in the Water Coconut Palm Forest. Learn how to sail the basket boat and spend your time to catch fishes and “purple crabs” in the Canal.

10:30 Continue to drive to Tra Que Organic Vegetable Village where a large variety of vegetable are produced for the local community. In the village, you will be shown the environmentally sustainable practices which the local villagers have used for centuries and is still being used extensively today.

11:30 Visit a local family and after a short, informative and fun cooking lesson, we sit down for a delicious lunch.
Around 13.30 - 14.00: Go back to your hotel, the rest of the day is your free time at leisure. Overnight in Hoi An
Day 09

Hoi An Free Day

Enjoy your free time at leisure

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Meals: Breakfast

It’s time for honeymooners to enjoy the leisure time on your own.  Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10

Hoi An Free Day

Enjoy your free time at leisure

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Meals: Breakfast

Today you are free and easy on your own. Overnight in Hoi An

Day 11

Hoi An - Danang - Fly To Ho Chi Minh

Leave Hoi An, you will transfer to Danang airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Meals: Breakfast

You are free till meet our driver (no guide) and transfer to the airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh. Welcome to Ho Chi Minh, our tour guide will escort you to the hotel in the city center. The rest of day is your free and easy time. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
Day 12

Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi Tunnels - City

Enjoy a full day to explore amazing underground tunnels of Cu Chi and explore the highlights of Ho Chi Minh city

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

08.00 AM: Meet Asia Top Travel tour expert at your hotel lobby and depart for driving through pleasant countryside before arriving at Cu Chi.

We then spend the next hours exploring the maze of tunnels where the Vietnamese could escape from bombings, hide from enemy, and mount surprise attacks. Also displays are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. Lunch is served at a local restaurant.

After lunch, we go back to Ho Chi Minh city and take a half day city tour. We start by visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral that was built between 1877 and 1883. This is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture. Nearby is the Old Post Office that is another example of French colonial architecture and is also the country’s largest post office.

Then, we move on to see the Reunification Palace. This is one of the most important buildings in the city. Here on April 30th 1975 the ‘American War’ officially ended when tank number 843 of the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the gates of what was, at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. After that, we continue to visit War Remnants Museum - Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, this is a poignant display of the futility of war. Go back to hotel in the late afternoon around 17.00, dinner is on your arrangement. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 13

Ho Chi Minh - Mekong - Ho Chi Minh

Today we will take you to Mekong Delta region to learn more about the local life of people in the South of Vietnam

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

08.00 AM: Leave Ho Chi Minh and our tour guide and driver will bring you to Mekong region

The program will start with a visit of Cai Be floating market. Then, we’ll come to Tan Phong island for biking/ walking on village paths to see the local daily life: orchard, school, church, pagoda, traditional houses and maybe the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta... On the way, we can make some stops to see how they make rice-net for spring-rolls, sew coconut-leaves for cottage roof and specially see how they wave the dried water-hyacynth to make many products: baskets, bags, hats, wallets, shoes...

Then, the rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time. Back to our boat to go across one of the longest river in the world, Mekong River, to come to An Binh Island. Travel on a handmade canal to Ut Trinh home and have lunch. After lunch, we can walk around this orchard & enjoy some cups of tea when listening to the traditional music in the ancient house.

Continue walking around the local village to visit the local workshop to see how to make rice paper, coconut candy, pop-rice... Enjoy some sweets with a cup of hot tea.

Visit the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. The cruise will end at Vinh Long city. Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh, you will reach the hotel around 17.30. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 14

Ho Chi Minh Fly To Nha Trang

Enjoy honeymoon trip in Nha Trang beach city

Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast is served at the hotel. Free and easy until our tour guide and driver come to transfer you to the airport for a short flight to Nha Trang. Upon arrival, meet up with the driver, transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 15

Nha Trang Boat Trip - Join Group

Join a boat trip to discover beautiful islands in Nha Trang

Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

08:00-08:45 Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Nha Trang Port to board the Emperor Cruises.

08:45-09:00 Arrival at the port where you will be greeted by the experienced manager with a welcome drink. Listening to the introduction of Nha Trang Bay, the locals, the food, the culture, the emperor, safety precautions, and the Emperor Junk. Start cruising through the spectacular landscapes of Nha Trang Bay.

09:00-09:45 Continue cruising pass by the Tam, Mot, in Nha Trang Bay while guitar player will bring you deep in classical music. During this time, guest can enjoy some drinks and fruits on boat.  Your destination is Mini Beach in Mieu Island.

09:45-11:30 Arrive at Mini Beach where you can either go swimming, kayaking, or snorkeling. Alternatively, just relax under the big trees, enjoying the stunning views of the bay and Emperor Cruises’ sails against the clear blue waters of the bay.
Besides, there are many other activites on the beach which you can join such as diving, jetski, para sailing and banana boat (excluded in price).

11:30-14:00 After activities, it’s time to go back to the boat. You will be served a sumptuous set lunch on board with local beers, soft drink, fine wine, or premium spirits as the boat anchors near Hon Tre Island with its tranquil lagoon. After lunch, relax and go fishing

14:00-14:30 Visit a fish farm to explore the beautiful landscapes by basket boat surrounding the fishing villlage

14:30-15:00 Cruise back to Nha Trang Harbor passing Vung Ngan floating village and Vinpearl Island, before catching a glimpse of the Bao Dai Villas while we are returning to the mainland.

15:00 At the port the Emperor Cruise van will be waiting to take you back to your hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang

Day 16

Nha Trang Free Day

Free to enjoy the honeymoon trip in Nha Trang beach city.

Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Meals: Breakfast

Free to enjoy the honeymoon trip in Nha Trang beach city. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 17

Nha Trang Free Day

Free to enjoy the honeymoon trip in Nha Trang beach city

Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Meals: Breakfast

Today you are free to relax on your own. Overnight in Nha Trang
Day 18

Nha Trang Free Day

Free to enjoy the honeymoon trip in Nha Trang beach city

Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy the honeymoon trip on your own in Nha Trang beach city. Overnight in Nha Trang

Day 19

Nha Trang Free Day

Free to enjoy the honeymoon trip in Nha Trang beach city

Accommodation: Hotel in Nha Trang

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy the honeymoon trip on your own in Nha Trang beach city. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 20

Nha Trang - Fly Back to Ho Chi Minh - Departure

Farewell, we hope we will see you next time!

Accommodation: None

Meals: Breakfast

You are free till meet the driver (no guide) transfer to the airport for the flight back to Ho Chi Minh. Reaching Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh, you will move to the international terminal for the connecting flight back home. Service ends!

Price

Start price per person based on central located good quality hotels. The price is subject to change depending upon availability and high or low season. We would like to give you a rough quote as below for your preference. Price is also negotiable. Feel free to send us an enquiry. We commit to give you the best price yet top-notch service. 

Price Per Person In USD from Jan - April and Oct - December 2022
Low season from 01 May till 30 Sep 2022, please contact us for the best offer

Category 2 People Others
3 Star $1517 On Request
4 Star $1832 On Request
5 Star $2683 On Request

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TOUR INCLUSIONS

For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to
give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
Trip Inclusions
  • Accommodation in 01 double room with daily breakfast
  • Local English speaking guide in each region
  • Meals: 19 breakfasts, 08 lunches, 01 dinner
  • Sharing boat trip in Halong Bay and Nha Trang
  • Private boat ride in Trang An, Hue, Hoi An, Mekong Delta
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Private AC vehicle for the tours except leisure time
  • Join shuttle bus for Halong Bay and Nha Trang
  • Water puppet show
  • Cyclo tour
Trip Exclusions
  • External flight tickets
  • Internal flight tickets/economy class (Estimated rates: Hanoi – Hue: US$112, Danang – Saigon: US$72, Saigon – Nha Trang - Saigon: US$120)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa service (visa on arrival on request)
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Tips, drinks and personal expenses
  • Peak season or public holidays surcharge
  • Others not mentioned in inclusions

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