Day 1: Hanoi arrival
The tour guide of waytovietnam.com will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in the center of Hanoi- Ever since 1901, the Hotel Metropole Hanoi has a long tradition as a luxury venue for prestigious events and a popular rendezvous for business and leisure travelers. They have the honour to welcome such famous playwrights, actors, ambassadors and heads of state from all over the world as Charlie Chaplin, Graham Greene, Somerset Maugham...
Located in the center of the hotel, Le Spa du Metropole blends harmoniously into its environment, a pleasant 400-square meter space overlooking the charming garden courtyard and pool. Each massage area is private, allowing guests to meditate, recharge, and make the most of the spa experience.
Check in, enjoy a spa treatment at the hotel after along flight.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B,L)
8h30: Start the tour by car to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace, and One Pillar Pagoda nearby, after that our guide will take you to visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to discover the rich culture of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.
12h00: Lunch, after lunch, visit the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. 1 hour sitting on the Cyclo to visit Hanoi Old Quarter then Enjoy the Water Puppet Show.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L,D)
9h00: Leave for Halong Bay by private car.
11h45 – 12h00: Arriving Tuan Chau marina in Halong Bay
, transferred by speedboat to Stellar of the Seas
. Welcome aboard the cruise. Refresh with our welcome drink. Meet the captain, crew in the cruise briefing, safety instruction.
Set sail as lunch is served
- Join us for a typical lunch in the luxury dining room with indoor or outdoor dining area.
- Check into your cabin. Time to refresh and unwind
- Continue cruising through Con Vit islet, Thumb islet and Gia Luan harbor where belonged to Cat Ba area.
- Discover lagoon natural area belonged to Lan Ha Bay. Drop anchor for Kayaking or swimming or just simply sunbathe on our cruise (private, wild and fresh air).
- Heading back toward the sleeping area
Summit on the sundeck for watching the sunset, enjoy Sunset party with complimentary cocktails demonstration. It’s ideal time to make acquaintance with new friends, sharing your traveling experience or simply watching the sunset or just relax in the seasonal swimming pool, or enjoy your time in our golf course or do the exercise at fitness area.
18h00: Join us for a short class of cooking demonstration. Our chef will guide you how to make famous traditional Vietnamese spring rolls. Here you will understand the culinary culture of the Vietnamese
- BBQ dinner is served with fresh food menu outside of swimming pool area.
- After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at panoramic bar with seasonal pool view, at wine and cigars cellar, or take one of our onboard activities: games, movies, and squid fishing… or relaxing with massage services.
Overnight on board
Day 4: Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi (B,L)
06h30: Join a Tai Chi session on the sundeck for early riser. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, joining Tai Chi session or do the exercise at fitness area to full charge your energy for the new day.
07:00 – 7h45: Local light breakfast is served
08h00: Mingling yourself in the stunning views of the Bay and its dramatic limestone islets as we sail through the calm emerald waters heading to Dark & Bright Cave (Hang Sang & Toi)
Take your comfortably on local bamboo boat rowed by the locals to explore the cave.
09h30: Check out the room
10h00: Vietnamese cuisine is served.
12h00: Disembark from the cruise as our crew say farewell, back to Tuan Chau Marina by the speedboat
Transfer back to Hanoi
- Arrival back at your hotel about 15:00
Time at leisure to enjoy hotel spa
Day 5: Hanoi – Hue (B,D)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for the morning flight to Hue City
On arrival, our tour guide will pick you up and transfer to Alba Wellness Valley By Fusion check in, free time.
13h00: Half day Hue city tour by boat
Car transfer to boat port. Then the Dragon boat will take you along the peaceful Huong River to Hon Chen Temple, Thien Mu Pagoda King, Minh Mang Tomb. Admire the beautiful landscapes and the sunset on the way back. Dinner and enjoy Vietnamese traditional folk song on boat on Perfume River. Back at your hotel around 20.00 pm.
Day 6: Hue (B)
Full day free time for relaxing at Alba Wellness Valley By Fusion
The Alba Wellness Valley offers an exceptional health and well-being experience through professional services and luxury products. Home to, Thanh Tan Hot Springs, Hotel and the Alba Wellness Resort, the valley offers a variety of well-equipped and tastefully decorated rooms and bungalows to suit all.
You will have one therapy of spa treatment included, otherwise you can join any yoga class or wellness activities in this hotel
Day 7: Hue – Hoi An (B)
9h00: Car transfer to Hoi An, enjoy the sceneries on the way through Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass, Da Nang City
12h00: Arrive in Hoi An, check in Almanity Hoi An Wellness Resort - the resort offers an inclusive, life-enhancing wellness journey. My Chi Spa, the largest on the Central Coast of Vietnam, offers daily spa treatments, Yoga classes and Tai Chi practice, along with a host of other wellness activities. Almanity Hoi An Wellness Resort has recently implemented dedicated sustainability programs to make the resort more eco-friendly and comfortable.
14h00: Hoi An City tour to visit Ancient Town, Japanese Covered Bridge, after the city tour we drive to Tra Que Vegetable village to see how the farmer grow vegetable and you can try it on. back to your hotel or free time to walk around to enjoy the ancient town at night
Day 8: Hoi An (B)
Time at leisure to enjoy spa treatment at My Chi Wellness & Spa Center
Day 9: Hoi An – Nha Trang (B)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Da Nang airport for the flight to Nha Trang. On arrival in Cam Ranh Airport, we will pick you up to Amiana Resort Nha Trang - Nestled in a tranquil corner, overlooking the sparkling waters of the stunning Nha Trang Bay, Amiana Resort is a five-star, award-winning luxury destination featuring 153 spacious rooms and villas all with garden or ocean views and a private balcony or terrace. At the heart of the resort is a beautiful 2,500 sqm natural seawater pool, two magnificent 600 and 700 sqm freshwater infinity pools, and a private guest-only lagoon beach with soft, white sand leading into the crystal clear ocean.
This is the one and only luxury, private mud bath with ocean view in Nha Trang. Together with a wide range of sensual, soothing and rejuvenating treatments, each drawing from the traditions of Asia and the sciences of Europe, makes a visit to their Spa a must during your stay at Amiana
Check in, free time
Afternoon: Time at leisure to enjoy spa treatment and mud bath in the resort
Day 10: Nha Trang (B)
Time at leisure for beach activities
Day 11: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
8h00: Car transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City
On arrival, our tour guide will pick you up and transfer you by car to Fusion Suite Saigon Hotel - Fusion Suites Sai Gon is a down-to-earth all-suite hotel designed to bring peace and harmony to the modern urban adventurer. With daily spa treatments on offer, plus Fusion’s unique design and “anywhere anytime” breakfast service, it’s the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of Vietnam’s most energetic city. From there, Their fully integrated structure allowed them to place originality and wellbeing at the heart of everything They did, from the design of their guest environments to the meals They served in our restaurants. Fusion has now evolved into a collection of unique wellness-inspired accommodation options, where each experience is anything but standard and where a healthy lifestyle becomes part of the daily routine.
Afternoon: City tour to visit to the Reunification Palace, next to that is the Notre Dame Cathedral, Sai Gon Central Post Office, the City Hall a stop at lacquer ware workplace.
After that we drive to visit China Town, Thien Hau Pagoda and Binh Tay Market
Dinner on Cruise in Saigon River then transfer back to your hotel
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (B,D)
Morning: free time
Afternoon: Time at leisure to enjoy hotel spa
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City- Mekong Delta overnight cruise (B,L,D)
In the morning we pick you up at your hotel and take you to Can Tho or Cai Be. You board the Mekong Eyes Cruise
around noon. - The Mekong Eyes Classic combines regional boat-building traditions with modern comforts to become the perfect holiday vessel to cruise the Mekong Delta in style. At 39 m long and 8.5 m wide, the Mekong Eyes river cruiser was built out of an old, traditional rice barge with the finest quality wood, and artfully decorated by skilled craftsmen of the Mekong Delta.
After a refreshing welcome drink, we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through the village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.
Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or or you can pracitice yoga on your own on the sundeck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape. The boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.
Day 14: Cai Rang / Cai Be Floating Market - HCMC (B,L)
Wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing. At 6.30h the vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Be or Cai Rang floating market
, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards, and ship-building yards.
In the afternoon after brunch / lunch, we will take you back to your hotel in HCMC
Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City departure (B)
Free time until a car transfer to the airport for your departure