Ninh Thuan Amanoi Resorst Vinh Hy Bay Ninh Thuan Vinh Hy Bay
Vietnam

The Ultra Luxurious Vietnam 13-day tour

Duration
13D12N
Tour Code
VIV.16
Tour Style
Beaches, Cruises, Culture, Private

Overview

location_on Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hoi An – Ninh Thuan – Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta

Vietnam is a country that boasts a spectacular variety of cities, beaches, mountains, rivers, sacred temples, and other sights that make it a must-see for any traveler. If you want to set foot in this beautiful, S-shaped country and are seeking the ultimate luxury experience, the “Ultra luxurious Vietnam Tour 13-Day” is perfectly designed for you.

Begin the journey in the city of a thousand years of civilization, Hanoi, then explore the magnificent natural wonder of Ha Long Bay on a cruise with 5-star service. Next stop to admire the ancient beauty in Hoi An. Relax at the heavenly resort of Ninh Thuan. Stay in tune with the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City’s lifestyle and get a unique opportunity to discover the typical Southern way of life in the Mekong Delta. Let’s make unforgettable, passionate memories on this trip with your partners and beloved ones by taking in the stunning scenery, rich history, intriguing culture, friendly locals, and mouthwatering cuisine.

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Trip highlights

  • Wander around Hanoi Old Quarters, enjoy Vietnam’s traditional specialties, and discover the best of Hanoi at a very leisurely pace.
  • Enjoy an overnight cruise in the breathtaking Halong Bay, known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests.
  • Explore Hoi An ancient town with a breathtaking mix of ornate Chinese temples, a Japanese-designed bridge, wooden shophouses, beautiful beaches, and peaceful countryside.
  • Relax your mind at the earthly paradise resort in Ninh Thuan
  • Learn Vietnamese war history by visiting Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Visit the historical and cultural Ho Chi Minh City
  • Capture the spirit of rural life in the Mekong Delta

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Let’s enjoy Ultra luxurious Vietnam Tour!

A warm greeting awaits at Noi Bai International Airport; your private guide and driver will meet you in the arrivals lounge and transfer you to your hotel in Hanoi. Hanoi is a window into a world from long ago that has been dragged into the present. Motorbikes whizz around, ladies haggle over the price of bread being sold from a bicycle, and business deals are struck over a cup of green tea whilst sitting on little plastic stools by the side of the road. Prepare to be amazed by this frantic yet incredibly charming slice of real Asia.

Overnight at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.

The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is a renowned, award-winning luxury Hanoi old quarter hotel located in the heart of the city. With a legacy of colonial style, neo-classical luxury, and a touch of modernism, you’ll find an elegance during your stay that you won’t find anywhere else. This iconic building, just feet from the Opera House in Hanoi’s French Quarter, invites travelers into close contact with the splendor of another era. Surround yourself with history as you traverse stately corridors and learn about a fascinating past.

Note: While every effort is made to have your room available upon arrival, check-in time is at 2:00 pm; your room may or may not be ready before this time.

Meal: no meal


Ha Noi Hoan Kiem Lake

Meet your guide in the lobby for a full-day tour with many exciting outdoor activities. Visit the amazing Museum of Ethnology on the outskirts of Hanoi by taking a quick trip there. From the outside, you will be attracted by the presentation and layout, from the form to the displayed content, which is very scientific and logical. It involves grasping the cultural colors of each ethnic group. After two hours of learning about Vietnamese culture, you will move to Hoa Lo Prison (the so-called Hanoi Hilton), which tells you about Vietnamese history and wars.

Today you will have Bún Chả for lunch. The Bún Chả will have vermicelli, grilled meat, and side dishes, including pickled vegetables, lettuce, and some herbs. A feature of Bún Chả is that it is served with a bowl of fish sauce seasoned to taste, with a little spice from pureed chili. Bún Chả will be a wonderful dining experience in the “Asian food paradise” of Vietnam for sure!

To start the afternoon’s activities, we will visit Hidden Gem, a Vietnamese coffee shop. The coffee shop is impressive because the furniture was created by taking advantage of discarded products such as plastic bottles, tires, paint containers, and some parts of motorbikes and tractors. This activity aims to protect the environment. A cup of Vietnamese egg coffee is a must-try there.

Another exciting activity is waiting for you! Our guide and driver will take you to Long Bien Bridge, the first steel bridge in Hanoi and one of the first bridges built by the French in Vietnam. After a short walk on the more than one-hundred-year-old bridge, admire the panoramic river view and listen to your tour guide telling stories about history, Red River Delta culture, and local daily life; you will discover the banana island right at the foot of the bridge. The walking banana island activity is a chance to observe the infinite fruit plantation and a one-of-a-kind memory for photographers or nature lovers.

Finish the day with a fun cyclo (a three-wheeled bicycle taxi). You will ride through the French colonial architecture of the precinct known as the French Quarter, past the French-style villas, the Vietnam History Museum, the heritage Metropole Legend Hotel, and the Opera House. Of course, you will not miss Hanoi Old Quarter before returning to your hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Ha Noi Banana Island Long Bien

The scenery of Halong Bay, where thousands of limestone islands jut out of the emerald sea in bizarre shapes, is truly an iconic image of Vietnam. An overnight boat trip is the best way to enjoy this Vietnamese must-see.

Saying goodbye to Hanoi, you drive through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta to the legendary Halong Bay. It takes you 3 hours, including a 20-minute stop. Arrive at the jetty in Halong City toward noon and proceed with check-in formalities. After a welcome onboard, enjoy a tasty lunch while cruising to the mythical bay. Around mid-afternoon, you participate in some activities to discover every corner of the bay. Each cruise operates a different itinerary, and caving, kayaking, row boating, and swimming are the most popular ones. Towards the end of the day, the cruise sets anchor for the night among the karst formations.

Dinner is on board and overnight on the Hera Cruise in Halong Bay.

Hera Cruise—the most exquisite 6-star boutique cruise in Halong Bay Born to ensure you receive the finest services you deserve, Hera is committed to providing you with a customized, high-end experience unlike any other. Step onboard our ultra-luxurious cruise ship for a journey to a fabled time and place: Halong Bay, Vietnam’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. Immerse yourself in an environment characterized by magnificent limestone, karsts, and islets to find unsurpassed peace in luxury and comfort.

Offering the pinnacle of upscale travel, Hera Cruises features first-rate amenities, handcrafted wooden designs that are inspired by local culture, mesmerizing views of Halong Bay from the second deck, a Concierge Level with a private butler and chef service, and gourmet meals made with organic and locally sourced ingredients and served to your preferences.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Ha Long Bay landscape view in sunset

Join us for a Tai Chi session for the early risers on the sun deck. Tai chi helps focus the mind and condition the body, and there is no better environment to practice this than amongst the limestone peaks and islands. Joining light breakfast in a panorama view of the world heritage site After breakfast, enjoy your time relaxing in the amazing view of the bay while the boat continues to cruise further for sightseeing.

In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary), such as taking a bicycle ride to enjoy gorgeous scenery along village roads or swimming in a natural beach area.

Relax time as we cruise to the sleeping area. Enjoy a delicious dinner on board. After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at our bar or enjoy the landscape of the bay at night. Take one of our onboard activities, like squid fishing, watching movies, etc., on the second night on the boat.

Overnight in Halong Bay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Ha Long Bay Tai Chi Class

The sun rises on Halong Bay in the morning, and breakfast is served (also brunch on some boats) while the vessels cruise slowly back towards port. disembark and transfer back to Hanoi airport. Take a short flight to Danang. On arrival in Danang, transfer 40 minutes to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries, whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle have changed little over the years.

Hoi An is a charming World Heritage village that is being beautifully restored and preserved and will captivate you immediately. No matter what you like, you will find it here, whether it is shopping, restaurants, photography, history, architecture, golf, fishing, swimming, scuba, abseiling, massage, or lazing around. Hoi An has become famous for its tailoring, where there is a huge variety of fabrics to choose from.

Overnight at the Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An.

The Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai – “A luxury oasis in the heartland of Vietnam.” The Nam Hai’s picturesque setting on Vietnam’s culturally rich central coast acts as a gateway to three outstanding UNESCO World Heritage sites while also providing a breezy retreat on the country’s most renowned beach. You and your loved ones will reconnect and make unforgettable memories together, whether you choose to kayak on the East Sea, visit the royal city of Hue, or relax in your private villa.

Meals: Breakfast, Brunch


Hoi An ancient town

You start a new day with an orientation walk in Hoi An town. The walking tour will offer you a chance to visit: a private house where members of the same family have lived continuously for centuries in a traditional setting; the Sa Huynh Museum, which contains exhibitions from the earliest period of Hoi An’s history; and the famous Japanese Covered Bridge Pagoda, the iconic symbol of Hoi An nowadays.

The second part of this morning is learning how to make a colorful lantern. After getting the guide from your instructor, you will select from a wealth of different silks, craft a bamboo frame, and create your lantern, which will fold neatly into your luggage and be brought back home as a souvenir. Enjoy lunch before walking back to the hotel and spending the rest of the day by the swimming pool or beach.

Besides, An Bang Beach in Hoi An, just 3 km away from the center of Hoi An town, is an ideal place for any traveler. The moment of relaxing in the cool breeze, leaving behind the hustle and bustle of the city, will make your trip more meaningful than ever. With the beauty of tranquility, An Bang Beach attracts a lot of visitors who come to relax their minds.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Hoi An An Bang Beach

Enjoy a beautiful morning in Hoi An by cycling along the Thu Bon River to visit a local fishing village. You ride leisurely along the country lanes, viewing local life and watching farmers working with their buffalo in the fields. Peddle your way through palm forests, bridges, and pons; you will arrive in Cam Thanh Village. Take a short break with a local family before enjoying a 1-hour ride on a traditional wooden boat to explore the coconut palm forest. While learning how to sail the basket boat, you also get a chance to relax by catching fish and purple crabs in the canal.

After saying goodbye to the Cam Thanh villager, you continue the bike ride to another village. You stop at the organic vegetable village of Tra Que, where a large variety of vegetables are sold to the local community. There, you will see the environmentally sustainable practices that the local villagers have used for centuries and are still using extensively today. Visit Kum Quat restaurant and join a cooking class with Thành and his wife. Today, you will cook some traditional Hoi An foods, then sit down for a delicious lunch by yourself. Cycle back to the hotel and relax by the swimming pool or at the beach.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Hoi An Ancient Town

Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy some free time before the transfer to Da Nang airport. Today you will take a short flight to Nha Trang, a coastal city. On arrival in Nha Trang, transfer for 2 hours and 30 minutes to Ninh Thuan. Get ready for a wonderful relaxing holiday at the earthly paradise – Amanoi.

Overnight in Amanoi, Ninh Thuan.

Amanoi is a natural wonderland perched above Vinh Hy Bay, claiming a breathtaking section of Vietnam’s coastline within the verdant embrace of Nui Chua National Park and the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The resort’s secluded setting, a rich and diverse mosaic of ecosystems, offers guests unlimited chances for outdoor adventure, cultural immersion, and tranquil time out at its clifftop restaurants and pool, lakeside Aman Spa, and private golden sand beach.

Meal: Breakfast


Ninh Thuan Amanoi Resorst Vinh Hy Bay

Free day at your leisure!

Overnight in Ninh Thuan.

Meal: Breakfast


Today you are free at your leisure until our driver transfers you back to the Nha Trang for your short flight Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh.

Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, you will be met by our driver for your transfer to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, is a city of bright neon lights, endless shopping, and trendy cafes. Its wide, tree-lined boulevards reflect its French heritage, and towering skyscrapers announce that it has landed squarely in the 21st century. In contrast to this modern backdrop is the chaotic traffic of swarming motorbikes, which are generally overloaded or carrying exotic passengers. This is a signature of Ho Chi Minh City, which you will hardly find anywhere else in the world.

Overnight at the Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City.

The Park Hyatt Saigon offers urban luxury with a blend of refined design, handcrafted touches, and modern conveniences. Enjoy the serene spa and Ho Chi Minh City’s top-notch restaurants. The Park Hyatt Saigon looks forward to giving you a warm welcome and providing you with the most individualized luxury experience possible.

Meal: Breakfast


Ho Chi Minh city Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel

7.00 am Our guide will meet you at the hotel, and you will proceed to the riverside to board our boat for a scenic speedboat ride along the Saigon River to the Cu Chi Tunnels. great excitement with excellent views from the comfort of your boat. Upon arriving in Cu Chi, you will see the amazing network of communist guerrilla tunnels. There are many sights to see during this excursion, including the ingenious traps, demonstrations of how their weapons and bombs were made, underground kitchens, and a brief propaganda video produced in 1969. Plus, you can even explore a short section of the tunnels and fire an AK-47 if you are feeling brave!

After visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels, you will return to the city center for lunch, arriving at approximately 1 p.m. by boat.

In the afternoon, you start the city tour to explore the great architecture in one of our largest cities in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City’s architecture is a beautiful fusion of French colonial mansions and contemporary steel and glass monuments, representing Vietnam’s historical background. The most popular tourist attractions were built when Saigon, the “Pearl of Indochina,” served as the nation’s capital. Since then, more artifacts have been added to the cultural heritage, and the future of modern architecture seems promising.

Our guide would be more than happy to bring you to the Central Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Reunification Palace. If time permits, you also visit the Saigon Opera House, Saigon’s city hall.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Ho Chi Minh Cu Chi Tunnel

The Mekong Delta, known as “the rice bowl of Vietnam,” is crucial to Vietnamese agriculture. As the mighty Mekong River approaches the coast at the end of its journey from China, it begins to spread out into myriad tributaries that bring life to the whole region. Explore these big and small tributaries and witness a life lived almost entirely on water!

After departing Ho Chi Minh City at 8 a.m. and arriving in Cai Be at 11 a.m., you begin your private cruise tour from Cai Be. At embarkation, you will be offered clean cotton towels. Your excursion will begin with a visit to the colorful floating market of Cai Be, where you will cruise among fruit- and vegetable-laden native boats… Your sampan will take you to a few local house factories where you will learn how traditional rice paste, rice pop corn, cocoa sweets, and longans are dried. A delectable meal is awaiting you at Le Longanier, a magnificent Indochinese palace situated in a lush riverside garden.

After lunch, the sampan will continue its voyage to Dong Hoa Hiep. You will be able to observe typical Mekong Delta village life along the way. These verdant islands in the Mekong River are still largely undiscovered. Visit a nineteenth-century Mandarin residence where the household will greet you with a cup of tea.

Along the Dong Phu canal, Binh Hoa Phuoc, and An Binh islands, renowned for their fruit farms, you will cross breathtaking scenery en route to Vinh Long. On the route, you can see the An Binh historic church and the Tam Ho bonsai garden. After crossing the Co Chien River, the expedition will conclude around 4 pm at Vinh Long dock, where your private car will be waiting for your transfer back to Ho Chi Minh.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Mekong Delta Cai Be Floating Market

The morning is at your leisure, allowing you to venture back into the city for one last visit to the Old City. You’ll soon arrive at the airport and be prepared for your flight back home thanks to your private transfer.

Meal: Breakfast


Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Hue Street

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Our Service Include:

  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English or French speaking guide (for other languages and a national guide supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinking water while touring
  • All domestic flights within Vietnam
  • Tax & service charge

Our Service exclude:

  • Other non-mentioned meals
  • Other non-mentioned services
  • International Flights to Hanoi, from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Laundry, telephone calls, and personal expenditures
  • Tips, Travel insurance

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