Day 1: Saigon
Arrive into Ho Chi Minh City, private limousine transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Saigon - Mekong Delta (B, L, D)
Overnight cruise on the authentic Bassac II, a classic wooden hull rice barge. This charming vessel has 10 cabins with private deluxe facilities.
Day 3: Mekong Delta - Saigon (B, L)
Morning cruise then journey by road back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4: Saigon (B, L)
Your sightseeing tour today introduces you to the many sights and sounds of Ho Chi Minh City
Day 5: Saigon - Da Lat (B)
Travel to the cooler pastures of romantic, picturesque Dalat, a popular honeymoon destination for Vietnamese couples. Located in the Central Highlands, Dalat is perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking and cycling, or just unwinding in its natural surrounds and being pampered in the resort’s luxurious spa facilities.
Day 6: Da Lat (B)
Day of leisure to relax and enjoy all that tranquil Dalat has to offer. For the golfers, Dalat boasts one of the best golf courses in Indochina.
Day 7: Da Lat - Hoi An (B)
Fly back to HCMC and catch a connecting flight to Danang. Drive along the East Sea coastline to the charming, laid back town of Hoi An and check into a luxury beachfront resort.
Day 8: Hoi An (B)
Day at leisure.
Day 9: Hoi An (B, L)
Learn the art of Vietnamese cooking at a local cooking school and restaurant, beginning with a visit to the market to purchase ingredients.
Day 10: Hoi An - Hue (B)
In the afternoon head north along the spectacular Hai Van pass to the ancient imperial city of Hue. Check into a luxury hotel and sample magnificent Hue cuisine for dinner
Day 11: Hue (B, L)
Hue is the cultural capital of Vietnam and as the day unfolds its history and culture will be revealed through visiting local temples, pagodas and the Hue Citadel. In the late afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on the Perfume River..
Day 12: Hue - Hanoi (B)
Fly to the capital city, Hanoi, and check into the hotel. In the afternoon let your guide enlighten you on a city tour of the rambling Old Quarter, Ho Chi Minh’s place of rest, the Temple of Literature and a cyclo ride around Hoan Kiem Lake. In the evening dine in one of Hanoi’s finest restaurants.
Day 13 and 14: Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Private transfer to World Heritage listed Halong Bay for a two night cruise through thousands of limestone islands on your own private luxury junk. Enjoy swimming, kayaking in secluded lagoons, lunch on a secluded beach, and explore hidden caves.
Day 15: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Transfer to Hanoi for your return flight home.