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Indochina Pioneer - Day Tours

Vietnam Essence

11 days - From USD$ 2375

  • Tour Code : VL02
  • Tour style : private tour Private Tour
  • Duration : 11 days / 10 nites.
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DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Saigon (D)
You will be met by your tour guide at Saigon’s Tan Son Nhat Airport and transferred to the Hotel to check-in. After that there will be free time until the tour briefing. This will be followed by the Welcome Dinner at a local Vietnamese restaurant.
Overnight in Saigon
 
Day 2: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
After breakfast we explore downtown Saigon (also widely known as Saigon) on cyclo (rickshaw) visiting the poignant War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, some classic French colonial architecture in the forms of Notre Dame Cathedral, the General Post Office and the municipal Theatre as well as one of the city’s main drags Dong Khoi Street ending up down by the Saigon River. We have a light lunch at the renowned Pho 2000 Restaurant (previous visitors include former US president Bill Clinton). This is followed by an afternoon trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels, created by the Viet Cong to counter first the French and then American forces. We return to the hotel where the evening is free to explore Saigon’s vibrant nightlife.
Overnight in Saigon
 
Day 3: Saigon – Cai Be (B, L)
After breakfast we drive the 3 hours out of Saigon to Cai Be in the Mekong Delta. Here we experience a lively floating market where local people buy and sell their produce, mainly fruit and vegetables. After lunch we visit some cottage industries and learn how rice paper, coconut candy, rice popcorn and fish sauce are produced. In the late afternoon we return to dry land and return to Saigon.
Overnight in Saigon
 
Day 4: Saigon – Fly to Da Nang - Hoian (B, L)
After a breakfast we transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for a short flight to Da Nang. From here we drive the short distance to our hotel in Hoian, stopping along the way at the Marble Mountains. After lunch we have a walking tour of Hoian’s ancient quarter including the Quan Cong Temple, a Chinese Assembly Hall, the Japanese Covered Bridge and the Phung Hung ancestral house. The rest of the day is free to try your hand at shopping – Hoian is famed for its tailors where a whole new wardrobe can be purchased! The evening is free to wander the quiet streets and seek out one of the town’s many inviting restaurants.
Overnight in Hoian
 
Day 5: Hoian (B, D)
The morning in Hoian is free to shop, relax or explore further. In the late afternoon we will have a fun cooking class the famous Morning Glory restaurant and enjoy the food we have prepared for dinner.
Overnight in Hoian
 
Day6: Hoian – Hue (B, L)
After breakfast we depart for Hue. This four hour journey by road takes us through some truly breathtaking scenery as we stop at China Beach (where US GIs used to unwind) and Hai Van (Ocean Cloud) Pass with its stunning panoramic views before descending in to Lang Co beach for a coffee break. Upon arrival in Hue we will visit the Citadel and Forbidden Purple City and take a stroll around Dong Ba market.
 
 
Day 7: Hue – Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast we have a half day city tour beginning with a morning cruise on the Perfume River. Our first stop is at the Thien Mu (Heavenly Lady) Pagoda with its characteristic seven tiered tower, not to mention the Austin car which carried Monk Thich Quang Duc to Saigon where he famously set light to himself in 1963 as a dramatic protest against the unfair treatment of Buddhists by the Diem regime. We then drive a short distance to Emperor Tu Duc Mausoleum. This large mausoleum took only 3 years to construct and reflects a mix of Asian and European styles. A vegetarian lunch will be taken in a pagoda or a nunnery and then the remainder of the day is free. In the evening we transfer to the airport for the short flight to the nation’s capital Hanoi. Upon arrival we transfer to our hotel.
Overnight in Hanoi
 
Day8: Hanoi City tour (B, L)
Today we have a full day city tour. We commence at the Ho Chi Minh Complex and the former president’s mausoleum and his simple stilt house residence as well as the One Pillar Pagoda. We continue on to the Temple of Literature, site of Vietnam’s first university and now a temple dedicated to Confucius, followed by the fascinating Museum of Ethnology. Our lunch will be at KOTO (which stands for Know One Teach One) where the staff are former street children now being trained in cookery and hospitality. In the afternoon we weave through Hanoi’s Old Quarter on cyclos and in the evening watch a traditional water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi
 
Day 9: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Enjoy a relaxing day trip to majestic Halong Bay. Our journey through the rice paddies of the Red River Delta takes around 3 ½ hours. En route we stops at a charity centre run by and for the handicapped - the Hong Ngoc Charity center. Upon arrival at the quay side we board our vessel, a luxury traditional junk and begin our cruise through Halong Bay with a delicious seafood lunch. The boat ventures deeper in to the vast bay with breath-taking limestone outcrops and emerald-green waters. We stop at one the bay’s most well known caves. Later there is a steep climb up Titop Mountain where we are rewarded with some stunning panoramic views of Halong Bay. We have dinner and spend the night on board.
 
Day 10: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Wake early for a memorable sunrise over the bay and take a simple breakfast on board. This is followed with the opportunity of kayaking on the bay’s placid waters to gain access to some of the sites not accessible by the larger boats including another cave. We return to our boat for a refreshing lunch before returning to the harbor and our awaiting bus which will return us to Hanoi. We make a stop at the village of Dong Trieu which specializes in ceramics.
 
Day 11: Depart Hanoi (B)
Breakfast at the hotel and it’s our free time until we transfer to Noi Bai Airport for our flight home.


                             Wishing you an Unforgetable Holiday with Indochina Pioneer!

This is a PRIVATE TOUR and can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. The prices quoted are in US dollars and are charged on a per person basis. The final price quoted will be based upon the total number of travelers in your private group, the dates chosen, the total days of  travel and the grade of hotel rooms chosen, together with any other detailed services.

Please click on the “Request” button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will  customize the best value vacation for your consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also! Thank you!

* 1USD = 21.000VND
 

Price per person in USD varies acordding to number of people in your party
 From May-01st - Sep-30th, 2015 (summer promotion)
In addition to these low prices, you will receive;
A free limited use cellphone to contact us while on tour.
A complimentary welcome dinner on arrival.
And finally we will even arrange your Vietnam Tourist Visa free of charge.
Category  Boutique & Characters Superior (4 Star) Deluxe (5 Star) Ultra Deluxe (5 Star++)
1 person VND 42,803,000
(USD 2,038)
VND 49,040,000
(USD 2,335)
VND 60,254,000
(USD 2,869)
VND 79,259,000
(USD 3,774)
2 persons VND 27,951,000
(USD 1,331)
VND 31,069,000
(USD 1,479)
VND 36,676,000
(USD 1,746)
VND 46,179,000
(USD 2,199)
3 persons VND 24,856,000
(USD 1,184)
VND 27,975,000
(USD 1,332)
VND 33,582,000
(USD 1,599)
VND 43,084,000
(USD 2,052)
4 persons VND 23,014,000
(USD 1,096)
VND 26,133,000
(USD 1,244)
VND 31,740,000
(USD 1,511)
VND 41,242,000
(USD 1,964)
6 persons VND 21,909,000
(USD 1,043)
VND 25,028,000
(USD 1,192)
VND 30,635,000
(USD 1,459)
VND 40,137,000
(USD 1,911)
6 persons VND 21,191,000
(USD 1,009)
VND 24,310,000
(USD 1,158)
VND 29,917,000
(USD 1,425)
VND 39,419,000
(USD 1,877)
7 persons VND 20,678,000
(USD 985)
VND 23,797,000
(USD 1,133)
VND 29,404,000
(USD 1,400)
VND 38,906,000
(USD 1,853)
8 persons VND 20,294,000
(USD 966)
VND 23,412,000
(USD 1,115)
VND 29,019,000
(USD 1,382)
VND 38,522,000
(USD 1,834)
9 persons VND 20,629,000
(USD 982)
VND 23,747,000
(USD 1,131)
VND 29,354,000
(USD 1,398)
VND 38,857,000
(USD 1,850)
10 persons VND 20,337,000
(USD 968)
VND 23,456,000
(USD 1,117)
VND 29,063,000
(USD 1,384)
VND 38,565,000
(USD 1,836)
Sgl Sup VND 6,762,000
(USD 322)
VND 10,511,000
(USD 501)
VND 16,328,000
(USD 778)
VND 26,859,000
(USD 1,279)
Price per person in USD varies acordding to number of people in your party
Price is valid from Oct-01st to Dec-31st, 2015 (high season)
Category  Boutique & Characters Superior (4 Star) Deluxe (5 Star) Ultra Deluxe (5 Star++)
1 person VND 46,790,000
(USD 2,228)
VND 54,665,000
(USD 2,603)
VND 63,842,000
(USD 3,040)
VND 91,709,000
(USD 4,367)
2 persons VND 30,664,000
(USD 1,460)
VND 34,601,000
(USD 1,648)
VND 39,190,000
(USD 1,866)
VND 53,123,000
(USD 2,530)
3 persons VND 27,387,000
(USD 1,304)
VND 31,325,000
(USD 1,492)
VND 35,913,000
(USD 1,710)
VND 49,847,000
(USD 2,374)
4 persons VND 25,437,000
(USD 1,211)
VND 29,375,000
(USD 1,399)
VND 33,963,000
(USD 1,617)
VND 47,897,000
(USD 2,281)
5 persons VND 24,267,000
(USD 1,156)
VND 28,205,000
(USD 1,343)
VND 32,793,000
(USD 1,562)
VND 46,727,000
(USD 2,225)
6 persons VND 23,507,000
(USD 1,119)
VND 27,444,000
(USD 1,307)
VND 32,033,000
(USD 1,525)
VND 45,966,000
(USD 2,189)
7 persons VND 22,964,000
(USD 1,094)
VND 26,901,000
(USD 1,281)
VND 31,490,000
(USD 1,500)
VND 45,423,000
(USD 2,163)
8 persons VND 22,557,000
(USD 1,074)
VND 26,494,000
(USD 1,262)
VND 31,083,000
(USD 1,480)
VND 45,016,000
(USD 2,144)
9 persons VND 22,911,000
(USD 1,091)
VND 26,849,000
(USD 1,279)
VND 31,437,000
(USD 1,497)
VND 45,371,000
(USD 2,161)
10 persons++ VND 22,602,000
(USD 1,076)
VND 26,540,000
(USD 1,264)
VND 31,128,000
(USD 1,482)
VND 45,062,000
(USD 2,146)
Sgl Sup VND 7,487,000
(USD 357)
VND 12,054,000
(USD 574)
VND 17,063,000
(USD 813)
VND 32,613,000
(USD 1,553)


REMARKS:
1. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina particularly, hotel price makes up most of the cost of your holiday in Vietnam. All of our prices are calculated upon twin-shared basis.

2. Price base in twin share basis accomodation.
3. Tour price is indicative only, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
4. More people more discounts. Please enquire for more details.

 

♦ TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Centrally Located Hotels
        Check-in time at all hotels is 2.00PM and check-out time at all hotels is 12.00PM.        
       Early  check-in and late check-out is subject to availability with surcharge.    
  • Private vihicles and Drivers
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Private Guides English or Other languages, if available, upon request.
  • Flights & Transfers in Vietnam
  • Fuel charges if any
  • Signtseeing Fees permits during guided time.
  • Water and cold towels provided during tours.
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Luggage Transfers.

 

TOUR EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfares
  • Vietnam Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Any bank fees or charges at your end
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Tips and gratuities.

Contact Person: Mr. Quyen
E-Mail:
sales@indochinapioneer.com
Call Us: +84 43715 3627 | Fax: +84 43715 3626

Contact us | Hotline: +84 983 145 799

The hotels listed below are just suggestive for this Vietnam Luxury Holiday Package 11 day trip, yet Indochina Pioneer also offers more options of our own hand-picked hotels with different levels or to customize your hotel requests to match your own taste. Please kindly Contact us for more favourable deals.
 

Name of Hotel Location Star Rating Room Type
Luxury Boutique Hotels
Signature Saigon Hotel Saigon Boutique Deluxe
Hoian Essence Hotel & Spa Hoian Boutique Deluxe Balcony
Hue Boutique Resort & Spa Hue Boutique Deluxe
Hanoi Elegance Diamond Hotel Hanoi Boutique Deluxe
Dragon Pearl Cruise Halong Boutique Deluxe
Superior (4 Star)
Liberty Central Hotel Saigon 4 Star Deluxe
Hoian Boutique Resort Hoian 4 Star Superior
Saigon Morin Hotel Hue 4 Star Deluxe
Golden Silk Boutique Hanoi 4 Star Luxury room
Red Dragon Cruise Halong 4 Star Deluxe
Deluxe (5 Star)
Lotte Legend Saigon Saigon 5 Star Deluxe Floor
Sunrise Hoian Beach Resort Hoian 5 Star Deluxe Garden
Best Western Indochina Palace Hue 5 Star Palace Deluxe
Intercontinental Westlake Hotel Hanoi 5 Star Deluxe City view
Indochina Sails Halong 5 Star Superior
Ultra Luxury (5 Star ++)
Park Hyatt Hotel Saion 5 Star++ Park Room
The Nam Hai Resort Hoi An 5 Star++ One-bedroom Villa
La Residence Resort & Spa Hue 4 Star++ Superior
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi 5 Star++ Premium
Violet Cruise Halong Luxury Deluxe

ABOUT HOTELS:
 
We, at Indochina Pioneer, are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. As the hotel cost will be the major expense of your vacation in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, it is essential that all of the hotels chosen by us are the highest quality for the price paid. All of our prices are based on twin, double or queen shared rooms.
 

Below is an explanation of the Hotel Options for this tour:
 
Boutique & Character hotels ~ Highly recommended (from $50-$80 USD  per room/ per night).
Boutique hotels are not chain-affiliated and feature outstanding design with a  stylish appearance. They usually contain impeccable amenities in a unique setting. This type of hotel usually provides full service accommodation with personal attention. The atmosphere is unique. The term "atmosphere" comprises of decor, ambience, personalized service, mind-set of hotel staff, and most importantly a know-how of how all of these things come together to create a perfect stay.   
Boutique & character hotels are good for business, honeymoon, or vacation.
 

Superior/ 4 star (from US$ 80 - US$ 110/ per room/night)
The 4* superior Hotels offer a wide range of services. Many superior hotels feature a choice of several in-house restaurants. In addition virtually all of them have a swimming pool. Some may even feature a spa or health club. This grade of hotel offers more for your enjoyment and comfort, while still remaining affordable.
 

Deluxe/ 5 Star (
from US$120 - US$ 180++/ per room/night)
These 5* Deluxe hotels are usually owned by Worldwide, well known Hotel chains. The deluxe hotels feature excellent locations, offer the highest standards of service and facilities, and are known as the best hotels in each region. Facilities such as swimming pools and spas are the norm, and guest rooms are luxurious. These hotels offer first class service and amenities throughout.

Contact Person: Mr. Quyen
E-Mail:
sales@indochinapioneer.com
Call Us: +84 43715 3627 | Fax: +84 43715 3626

Contact us | Hotline: +84 983 145 799

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