Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi
You arrive in the charming capital city of Vietnam, Hanoi where our guide will pick you up for check in at our hotel. The rest of the day is free at our leisure.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B,L)
Today you make a full day Hanoi city tour with private car and guide visiting the Ho Chi Minh Museum, one pillar Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple, the Museum of Ethnology and Temple of Literature.
Eenjoy lunch at a local restaurant then go walking around the Hoan Kiem lake, the Ngoc Son temple before enjoying a one hour cyclo ride around Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
Day 3: Hanoi - Ha Long - Overnight on Luxury Cruiser ( B,L,D)
11:30 : Arrive at the Scarlet Pearl check-in area at Halong International Cruise Port - where we will complete the check-in process and other procedures.
Direct to Scarlet Pearl Cruise. Welcome aboard! Enjoy a welcome drink during the cruise briefing, including safety instructions, before check-in to your cabin.
A splendid lunch is served at Tahiti Restaurant while cruising into the primitive Lan Ha Bay. The bay has hundreds of small and large islands, making it an enormous, wonderful scene to look at while dining.
15:00 : Transfer to a speedboat to visit Viet Hai Village on Cat Ba Island and hop on a bicycle ride (electric car also available) through a rainforest tunnel that leads to a village nestled in a valley deep in a national park. Meet, visit a traditional house, and greet local inhabitants doing their daily work, see their homes and the village school.
Guests - who choose not to visit Viet Hai Village - can try kayaking or simply swim in the clear waters on the beach near the boat. Please notice that if you choose to visit Viet Hai Village, you won’t have enough time for swimming or kayaking when you return to the cruise.
Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises to relax and admire the sunset on our sundeck.
17:30 : Our Vietnamese cooking demonstration is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious dishes and Our chef will guide you on how to make famous traditional Vietnamese spring rolls and salad.
19:00 : It is time to enjoy your dinner and our live traditional music.
21:30 : Enjoy evening views of the bay at the bar. Try your hand squid fishing, or chat with your friends and family on the top deck. The bars are open until late.
Day 4 : Ha Long - Hanoi (B,L)
06:00 – 06:30 : Begin your new day with a Yoga session, taking photos, or enjoy the sunrise from your cabin window.
Enjoy a light breakfast in the delighted and peaceful beauty of the bay
Visit Dark & Bright Cave which is the perfect destination for our excursion, a serene round lake encompassed by rich trees and high stone walls. Take your pick either exploring the cave by yourself in a kayak or comfortably on local bamboo boat rowed by the locals.
09:00 – 09:45 : Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises, pack your luggage and check-out of your cabin while cruising towards the port.
Enjoy an extraordinary brunch on board and then disembark at Halong International Cruise Port. Our luxury limousine car will transfer you back to Hanoi.
14:30 – 15:00 : Arrive back to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.
Day 5: Hue & Hoi An (B,L)
Catch a morning flight to Hue, Pick up then transfer to hotel for check in.Tour the city with a guide, visiting the Imperial city, the Thien Mu pagoda on the banks of Perfume river and Dong Ba market.
Day 6: Hue - Free at leisure (B)
The day is at leisure to explore Hue on your own.
Day 7: Hue - Hoi An (B)
In the morning, drive to Hoi An via the Hai Van Pass and visit the narrow streets of the town for the rest of the day.
Day 8: Hoi An - Da Nang - Train to Nha Trang (B)
Proceed to the Danang railway station to catch the E1 day train to Nha Trang.
Day 9: Nha Trang (B)
The day is at leisure to enjoy the paradise beach in Nha Trang or you can take an optional boat trip to the Hon Tam islands.
Day 10: Nha Trang (B)
The day is at leisure for sunbathing in one of the most beautiful beach in the World.
Day 11: Nhatrang - Saigon (B)
Today you fly to Saigon with the rest of the day at leisure to explore the city on your own.
Day 12: Saigon City Tour (B,L)
You enjoy a full day Saigon City tour with private car and guide, stopping at the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Post Office, the War Crimes Museum, the Reunification Palace, China town and Ben Thanh market.
Day 13~14: Saigon & Departure (B)
The last two days are at leisure with optional coach trips to Tay Ninh, Cu Chi Tunnels and the Mekong Delta.
On the last day, go shopping or do some final sightseeing before our transfer to the airport for your departure.