Day 01 Hanoi Arrival
On arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, your tour guide will meet you at the greeting gate, a transfer by private car to Capella Hotel in the Center of Hanoi, check in, time at leisure.
Capella Hanoi Hotel: Embrace the romance of the city and its artistic nuances in this luxury hotel in Hanoi. Moments away from the Hanoi Opera House and Hanoi’s Old Quarter, each of our 47 rooms and suites are individually styled with operatic memorabilia that pay tribute to Opera’s legendary artists, composers, designers and performances. Crafting the perfect stay for you are our Capella Culturist, always on hand to unveil the intricacies of Vietnam’s rich culture
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full day tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda nearby, lunch
After lunch, visit the Museum of Ethnology, Temple of Literature then back to Hanoi old quarter to take 1-hour Cyclo ride around Hanoi Old Quarter, enjoy the Water Puppet Show, time at leisure.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
After meeting at Heritage Line’s welcome lounge at the Tuan Chau Marina, we take a quick speedboat transfer to your luxurious floating home before starting our unique journey of exploring one of the wonders of nature – Lan Ha Bay and its main island of Cat Ba. The first highlight of the cruise is lunch, which is served in the ship’s nearly 360-degree light-flooded restaurant. Our live cooking in the open kitchen (only aboard Heritage Line 'Ginger') is a one-of-a-kind experience – enjoy the culinary display along with fantastic panoramic views of the passing scenery. Relax on the terrace deck or on your private balcony and soak in the enchanting aura which emanates from the surreal seascape. While we cruise along in the early afternoon, there is time to enjoy some unique facilities on board. Take a plunge in the pool with infinity-like vistas or get pampered with a selection of fine treatments and massages in spa area of the ship.
As we reach the shore of a small lagoon on Cat Ba Island, we hop on bicycles (e-cart transfers are also available) for a leisure pedaling along small, paved roads towards the Viet Hai village. Little has changed in Viet Hai since the ancestors of the 80 households settled here centuries ago. Situated in a valley within the Cat Ba National Park and surrounded on all sides by think forest and mountains, the locals are isolated from the island’s other villages and towns. The only access is via sea. The community is self-sufficient, as the residents provide for themselves by cultivating vegetables and fruits in the next-door fields, growing rice of cause in the valley, and go fishing out in the bay. This is truly unique and authentic opportunity to meet local inhabitants and experience their local daily life. We have a glimpse of local households; see how they make medicine organically from a tree bark and we can also try various homemade liquors.
Back on board, and during the time we set sail northbound again, our chef invitees for an interactive cooking class in the restaurant’s big open kitchen (or any other alternative onboard activity). Learn about local ingredients as well as the preparation of classic Vietnamese dishes. You are warmly invited to lend a hand. As the sun sets, we arrive at our tranquil anchor spot for the night. Kick bank and let reveal in your mind’s eye today’s adventures as night falls gently over the bay. After a delicious dinner, you may like to unwind at our bar with a digestif or watch a movie in the cinema which is set up in the dining area later. Or join our team and have some fun fishing for squid before retiring to your room.
Heritage Line’s Ylang is a cutting-edge ship sailing through the far-flung corners of the magnificent Lan Ha Bay. With her vivacious charm, she beckons guests to embark on a journey of all the senses. Ylang's interior sports a delicate floral leitmotif inspired by local poetry. Together with the collection of featured artworks, an ancient flair of Indochina emanates throughout the vessel.
Her accommodation is unrivaled in the region, with her top suites being the pinnacle of luxury. The ship houses lavish facilities, but what makes Ylang truly incomparable is her expansive wellness sanctuary of sensational spa facilities and her very bespoke itinerary to experience the remote Lan Ha Bay at-ease with wellness-inspired activities.
Day 4: Halong Bay- Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Wake up early and join our Tai Chi session on the terrace deck to ease your mind and muscles with the first rays of the sun touching the water. Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries await in the dining room to start the day. It is time for to lift anchors and continue with the cruise to a place called “Frog Lake”, a secluded area which is perfect for our energetic morning excursion. Go for a refreshing swim in the bay or explore this captivating marine landscape via kayak. The cliffs stretch vertically out of the water and you feel a sense of freedom while paddling through this labyrinth of jade-green water, rocks and vivid tree-topped islets.
Back on board, we serve a hearty breakfast while cruising back to our offshore embarkation spot, from where we transfer you back to the welcome lounge at the pier by your speed boat. Savour the last moments of this unique journey while relaxing on comfy sun beds on the terrace deck.
Day 5: Hanoi – Hoi An (B)
Morning: time at leisure, after checking out at noon, catch the flight to Da Nang Airport, picked up by your tour guide then head to Hoi An, check in Anantara Hoi An Resort, free time.
Anantara Hoi An Resort Scenically positioned on the banks of the Thu Bon River, less than a kilometre from the historic quarter of Hoi An, Anantara Hoi An Resort in Vietnam is a charming boutique retreat in the historic port town of Hoi An. Designed with French, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese influences that reveal Hoi An’s fascinating cultural diversity, split level rooms and suites open onto porches with comfortable daybeds, overlooking the river or a garden courtyard.
Day 6: Hoi An (B)
Afternoon: visit the tranquillity and charm of Hoi An Town with its low tiled houses of Chinese appearance, Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An Market, brightly painted temples and pagodas make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Vietnam. After visiting the highlight of Hoi An ancient town, your tour guide will take to to Tra Que Vegetable village Where you can see more than 50 kinds of veggies and herbs. You can try to be a farmer and grow vegetables in the farm, enjoy the sunset in the vegetable garden then back to your hotel, free time or walk around Hoi An.
Day 7: Hoi An (B)
Time at leisure, you can discover the old town on your own or just relax at the river view pool of the resort
You can also customize this trip and choose your favourite hotels, depend on each season, you can choose the suitable beach destinations as bellow:
Option 1: Phu Yen Beach
Day 8: Hoi An – Phu Yen(B,L)
A private transfer to Da Nang Train Station to catch the luxury Vietage Train to Quy Nhon, enjoy the beautiful sceneries of the Vietnam central along the coastline, on arrival at Dieu Tri Train station, our staff will welcome you and a private transfer to Zannier Hotels Bai San Ho Resort in Phu Yen. Check in, time at leisure.
Zannier Hotels: To arrive at Zannier Hotels Bãi San Hô is to immediately fall under the influence of enchanted nature and unique traditions. Standing on a secluded peninsula of the Phu Yen province, sky and earth unite under sweeping Eden-like vistas and sunlight haloed by gold.
The essence and philosophy of Zannier Hotels Bãi San Hô is a desire to share Vietnam’s rich culture and history through a journey of the senses. Each architectural feature has been infused with vernacular tradition. Interiors are dotted with Vietnamese artefacts, paintings and local silk prints. Villas embody the pristine simplicity of their natural surroundings. Every private pool and terrace are as regenerative as their own private setting – from traditional rice paddy fields, dramatic hilltops or perched at the edge of the resort’s powder white beach.
Vietage Private Luxury Train: Embark on a luxurious railway adventure through the lush landscapes and spectacular coastlines of Central Vietnam aboard The Vietage. Make your Vietnam train booking to embrace the epic romance of rail travel on an exquisite journey that links the heritage charm of Hoi An and the sparkling shores of Quy Nhon. The Vietage combines old-world comfort, breath-taking views and gourmet dining to leave you inspired, refreshed, and ready for your next destination. The train departs from Da Nang Railway Station near Hoi An each morning, and makes the return journey from Quy Nhon every evening.
Day 9,10: Phu Yen (B)
Enjoy your time at the luxury resort – Zannier Hotels Bai San Ho
Day 11: Phu Yen – Ho Chi Minh City/Hanoi (B)
Free time until transfer to the airport for the flight to HCMC or Hanoi for your departure flight back home
Option 2: Da Nang Beach
Day 8: Hoi An - Da Nang Beach (B)
Private transfer to Intercontinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort, check in, time at leisure
Intercontinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort: Architect Bill Bensley designed the indoor and outdoor spaces of the property, creating a signature fusion of vernacular architecture, bold high-contrast décor and whimsical, storied touches. Throughout the property you will find a wealth of French and Vietnamese inspired furniture, ornately crafted fixtures and original artwork to surprise and delight. InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort was also the first to introduce Michelin-starred dining to Vietnam with Chef Pierre Gagnaire in La Maison 1888. Exceptional dining and recreation facilities make our property a destination unto itself, whether for day trips, meetings, or visits by families and groups of friends.
Day 09,10: Da Nang (B)
Enjoy your time at the Intercontinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort
Day 11: Da Nang - Hanoi/HCMC (B)
Transfer to Da Nang Airport for your departure flight
Option 3: Nha Trang Beach
Day 8: Da Nang - Nha Trang (B)
Morning flight to Nha Trang, transfer to Six Senses Ninh Van Bay Resort, time at leisure
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay Resort: The illusion is that you're on a remote island. The reality is that Six Senses Ninh Van Bay resort in Vietnam sits on a dramatic bay looking out to the East Vietnam Sea so it can only be approached by water. Impressive rock formations, a white sand beach, and a backdrop of towering mountains add to the fantasy. You can't be more intimately at one with nature.
Day 09,10: Nha Trang (B)
Enjoy your time at the Intercontinental Da Nang Sun Peninsula Resort
Day 11: Nha Trang - Hanoi/HCMC (B)
Transfer to Nha Trang Airport for your departure flight
Option 4: Phu Quoc Island
Day 8: Hoi An - Phu Quoc (B)
Morning flight to Phu Quoc with transit in HCMC, on arrival at Phu Quoc Airport,transfer to Regent Phu Quoc Resort, time at leisure
Regent Phu Quoc: Located at the heart of Long Beach, Regent Phu Quoc offers perfect vistas onto the sunset - best viewed from your private infinity pool, rooftop bar, or a Personal Haven fashioned on the beach, wholly for you and your loved ones. Stroll along the long stretch of white sand beach or venture further afield to discover some hidden pearls of Phu Quoc.
All infinity pool villas and suites designed with your comfort in mind are your home for the making. Subtle detailing, an ode to the location and values of Regent facilitate unwinding into a sense of repose. Bedrooms range from one to seven bedrooms offering ample options for couples, families and groups alike. Enjoy your choice of five swimming pools, fitness centre and rooftop yoga pavilion to keep in optimal physical form.
Day 09,10: Phu Quoc (B)
Enjoy your time at the Regent Resort
Day 11: Phu Quoc - Hanoi/HCMC (B)
Transfer to Phu Quoc Airport for your flight to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City to connect your flight back home