Xin Chao Vietnam 12 Days Inc Flights

  • Duration: 12 DAYS
  • Location: VIETNAM
  • Places: 15 Seats
  • Prix: FROM 1796 AUD PER PERSON
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This journey has been perfectly designed for those keen to experience Vietnam's diversity in just 11 days. You will dive into Vietnam's energetic cities, several UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the world famous Hoi An old town and the ancient capital Hue, whilst savoring the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay as well as the Mekong Delta. Explore the country's turbulent past, meet the friendly, resilient locals and get lost in spectacular panoramas on this tour of discovery. This tour is an absolute blast that cannot forget during the years in your life.  

»Hanoi: Discover a different side of Vietnam's capital city, cycling around the village and rice fields.

»Halong Bay: Enjoy an overnight cruise in the most magnificent bay of the country, one of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Sites.

»Hoi An: The peaceful essence of the atmosphere of Hoi An welcomes you to come and relax in this lantern town.

»Hue: The rich and unique historical and cultural value of Hue becomes a must to all trips to Vietnam

»Ho Chi Minh City: Discover "The Pearl of the Orient" and vibrant nightlife

»Cu Chi Tunnel: Into some history lesson with a trip to Cu Chi tunnels. A fascinating underground networks built during the Vietnam war.

»Mekong Delta: Explore the maze of waterways and visit the local floating market on a sampan.

DAY 1: DEPART FROM SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE

Fly from Australia to Vietnam, crossing the International Date Line.

DAY 2: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HANOI ARRIVAL

Your trip begins with arrival in Vietnam. Your private driver will meet and greet you at the airport. You will be escorted to the hotel by private transportation. Check-in to the hotel and get over the jet lag.

After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 3: EXPERIENCING VIETNAMESE LIFESTYLE IN COUNTRYSIDE (B/L)

08:00 – Start your trip to Ri village in Ba Vi. After 1.5 hours’ driving, you will arrive your Mr. Duoc’s house with a welcome drink.

10:00 – Then visiting the 30-year-old tea plantation in Ri Village. This is a green and peaceful place to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the village. This Tea Plantation plays important role in providing tea products for the whole north of Vietnam. You will have a chance to help the local family to harvest tea leaves, you will know how to pick the best part of the tea tree to make the most wonderful beverage as Vietnam traditional tea.

Mr. Duoc is a veteran in the Vietnam War and the owner of a large tea farm. He also is an expert in handling the raw tea leaves, he will introduce you how to make a good green tea before selling.

You will have a great time listening to the host’s stories of his life in Vietnam war and enjoying the tea with green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family.

11:15 – Driving about 10 minutes to visit another host family in Moc Village to give you a cooking class by Mrs. Chin – a host family. She will show you how to cook Vietnamese food, and you will have a great time to enjoy lunch with food you have done.

12:30: Have lunch with the host’s family and a short break after lunch.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 4: EXPLORE THE MAGNIFICENT HALONG BAY (B/L/D)

In the morning, check-out from hotel and get pick-up by the Cruise around 7:30 am. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to better explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.

After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long Bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can opt to attend the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the day.

Overnight on a cruise.

Note: * In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), the Ha Long bay tour could be canceled without notice. We will consider other replacement tour or refund based on the specific circumstances

DAY 5: WAKE UP WITH THE DRAGON IN THE BAY - FLY TO HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B/L)

Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 17:00. Then, taking the flight to Hoi An. Check in your hotel and have free time to get your energy back.

Note: * In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), the Ha Long bay tour could be canceled without notice. We will consider other replacement tour or refund based on the specific circumstances

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 6: RIDING BASKET BOAT AND FISHING LIKE A LOCAL (B)

Start of the tour - 8:00 - 8:30, finish 12:00-12:30

Would you like to go fishing with the local fisherman? Why don't you have a fun experience with the funny basket boat? You shouldn't have any hesitance because the day will put a broader smile on your face. It is very interesting to fish here on the river with the local fisherman as you catch your fish and we cook for you.

On the Fishermen & the Waterways of a Past War Tour, you will enjoy a wide range of experiences - from learning traditional fishing techniques to paddling the strange and unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war. On this tour, we provide an authentic social and cultural insight into the local Vietnamese way of life. As well you will take part in some hands-on activities that are fun, safe and interesting to people all of the ages.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 7: IMMERSE IN THE CAPTIVATING OF LANTERN TOWN (B)

Enjoy the free time and have a relaxing time in Hoi An

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 8: STEP BACK IN TIME AT THE IMPERIAL CITY OF HUE (B)

Morning:

Having breakfast, you can ride a bicycle to see landscapes around. Our guide will meet you at your hotel. After checking out, we will proceed to Hue by private car in 3 hours drive.

Afternoon:

After arriving at Hue, checks in the hotel. Next, you are free to visit around the city. For example, you can go sightseeing to the Thuan An Beach, Lang Co Beach, Garden House….or take some photos. Spend overnight in Hue.

Overnight in Hue

DAY 9: TRAVEL TO THE PEARL OF THE ORIENT (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel, then have a free leisure time until there will be a private cab transfer you to the airport for your next flight to Ho Chi Minh.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 10: DISCOVER THE MYSTERIOUS CU CHI TUNNELS (B)

Depart for Cu Chi tunnel at 8:00 - 08:30 am, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by a video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the wartime. Then, spend your time exploring the remaining area and tunnel systems which includes the specially constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special native Cu Chi tapioca will be served.

Break time for relaxing or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.

Return to Saigon at 13:00 - 13:30. Trip ends.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 11: EXCURSION ON THE MIGHTY MEKONG DELTA (B/L)

(start 7.20 am  – return around 17.30)

7:20 am Pick up from the hotel.

Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Then you will take a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself with the beauty of the countryside, visit the family workshops and honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candies there.

Have lunch at a local restaurant. Break time.

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoying cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 12: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE (B)

Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones.  Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.

Destination 3-star Hotel Website 
HanoiDiamond Legend Hotel or similar http://www.diamondlegendhotel.com/
Halong BayLegend White Dolphin or similar http://www.whitedolphincruises.com/
Hoi AnLe Pavillon Boutique Hotel or similarhttps://lepavillonhoianboutique.com/
Hue Cherish Hue or similar http://cherishhotel.com/
Ho Chi Minh City Liberty Saigon Parkview Hotel or similar https://www.libertysaigonparkview.com/vi/

UPGRADE 4 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 393.00 AUD/PERSON 

Destination 4-star Hotel Website 
HanoiTirant Hotel or similar http://www.tiranthotel.com
Halong Bay Flamingo cruise or similarhttp://www.flamingocruisehalong.com/
Hoi AnRosemary Boutique Hotel or similarhttp://www.hoianrosemary.com/
HueEldora Hotel or similarhttp://www.eldorahotel.com
Ho Chi Minh City Northern Saigon Hotel or similarhttps://www.northernhotel.com.vn/

UPGRADE TO 5 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 686.00 AUD/PERSON

Destination 5-star Hotel Website 
HanoiApricot Hotel or similar http://apricothotels.com/
Halong Bay Era Cruise or similarhttps://eracruises.com/en/
Hoi AnLa Siesta Resort and Spa or similarhttps://lasiestaresorts.com/
HueIndochina Palace or similar http://www.indochinepalace.com/
Ho Chi Minh City The Myst Dong Khoi Hotel or similarhttp://www.themystdongkhoihotel.com/
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INCLUSIVE

Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services

All transportation mentioned above

International return flights between Sydney/Melbourne to Hanoi and from Ho Chi Minh to Sydney/Melbourne, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax. Operated by Air Asia or similar. If you are traveling from a different destination, please contact us.

Domestic flights from Hanoi to Danang and from Hue to Ho Chi Minh, including up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax

Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)

Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)

Experienced English speaking guide

Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary

Tissues and water on coach

Service charges and government tax

Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service

24/7 hotline support guaranteed

Vietnam Visa letter approval

No extra charge after services confirmation

EXCLUSIVE

X Beverage, Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities

X Travel insurance

X Public holiday surcharge (if any)

X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

X Early check-in and Late check-out (If not mentioned)

X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Vietnam: 25$/person)

X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am

X Other services not mentioned above

FLIGHT ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

  • All flight tickets for set departure date must be booked 90 days in advance. After 90 days, a surcharge might be applied.
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopovers or a substitute airline. Such changes are beyond our control, as availability on flights can vary.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.

BOOKING PROCESS

Don't be shy to drop us an inquiry email at sales@sviettravel.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours.   

  • Step 1Double-check all single supplement fee (if any) or solo traveler surcharge (if you explore the journey on your own) and choose the date you prefer to go for the trip. 
  • Step 2Click "Book Now" on the date you want to go and fill in the form with your requirements (if any), then to confirm the booking can click on "Pay Now" and make 1,350 AUD deposit to secure your place via the link payment by credit card (Payment fee 3%) or by American Express (Payment fee 3.85%)
  • Step 3: We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 - 48 hours after receiving the deposit.
  • Step 4Send us your scan copies of passports for the process of making a visa approval letter; All the information will be kept confidentially. Pack your suitcase and be ready for an exciting holiday with us

If you would like to make any adjustments or have any concerns about the tour, click on "Enquiry Now" and let us know your request by filling in the form and we will get back to you within 24 hours. Please note down your phone number in the email or any contact details that you prefer us to reach you, this will enable us to have efficient communication with you. Several email exchange to confirm your final tour program.

PAYMENT AND DEPOSIT

1.Payment Process

  • Deposit: In order to secure your spot for the tour, an amount of 100% internal-flight tickets and 10% of land service are required to pay (the amount vary based each on tour basis). The amount should be made via bank transfer or our online payment method.

After receiving the deposit of your tour, a voucher confirmation will be sent to you within 24-48 hours.

  • Final Payment: The balance of your tour will be made one month before the travel date. Payment by bank transfer or online payment is accepted. 

2. Payment Type 

  • Online payment by Credit Card with ONEPAY: We accept American Express, Visa card, MasterCard and JCB card since S Viet Travel is a verified member of OnePay System. Your card information will be protected during the transaction by using the security system with OnePay. Your invoice will be created when you confirmed the booking and send you the guideline to deposit your spot. 

Kindly note: Payments by credit cards or American Express we apply a service fee of 3,85%. If you need more details and further information or have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

  • By Bank Transfers: If you prefer to do the bank transfer, please contact us so we can send you the bank detail information. However, all the bank fee and foreign currency exchange have to be taken care at your end.

CANCELLATION

S Viet Travel must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:

  • 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
  • No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment

CONDITION OF INSURANCE

  • S Viet Travel demands that all clients going on our trips hold proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, S Viet Travel reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
  • Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by signing and returning to S Viet Travel a copy of the present contract and of the attachment with all itineraries.

OTHERS CONDITIONS

  • Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
  • Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
  • Any amendment/cancellation made after confirmed booking is nonrefundable
  • Tour is available at the time of booking
  • Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

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