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I would like to give you feedback from our recent group.

They were very pleased with the tour. We would like to thank you for your continued high standards of delivery and we look forward to continue working with you in 2013!

Best regards
Mikael Andersen
Travel manager (Vivutravel's partner)




05 Dec 12                      Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival, our private Vietnam tour guide and driver will welcome your Vietnam Holiday, pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Hanoi, a city where the exotic chic of old Asia blends with the dynamic face of new Asia. Where the medieval and modern co-exist. A city with a blend of Parisian grace and Asian pace, an architectural museum piece evolving in harmony with its history, rather than bulldozing through like many of the region’s capitals. Hanoi is where imagination becomes reality.

Free at leisure.  Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: None

Opt2: Silkpath / Deluxe /

06 Dec 12                     Hanoi City Tour

Hanoi without a doubt a beautiful start for your Vietnam Tours. Today we enjoy a full day city tour of this charming capital city including the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh (close on Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the impressive Ethnologic Museum, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword.

Late afternoon we take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. In the evening, we enjoy a fantastic traditional water puppet show.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Opt2: Silkpath / Deluxe /

07 Dec 12                     Hanoi – Halong Cruise

08:00  Pick up at your hotel and drive to Halong.

11:30  Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.

12:15 Transfer by tender to the Indochina Sails boat – enjoy Welcome Drink. Receive cruise briefing and check in to cabins and begin cruise.

13:00  Lunch - deluxe Vietnamese and International Set Menu.

Massage service is available beginning after lunch and throughout the cruise.

14.30  Arrive at Titop Island. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach and climbing the steps to the top of the mountain on the island for fantastic views and photo opportunities. Water and towels supplied. We will spend about 45 minutes on the island.

15.15 Transfer back to the boat and sail for approximately 45 minutes to our second destination - the Bat Cave area.

16.15 Arrive at the Bat Cave area. There are two programs to choose from at this time. One option is a 40 minute kayaking program to the nearby Bat Cave and lagoon and surrounding waters. Kayaking is $10. per person unless already booked as part of your package. Water is supplied.

The second option is to visit the largest floating fishing village in Halong Bay. We will travel to the village on the tender and tour the village for approximately 20 minutes.

18:30  Arrive at Luon Bo area - anchor for overnight.

19:00  Dinner - deluxe Vietnamese & Western Buffet or Set Menu Dinner.

20:30  Evening activities include: film entertainment in the dining room at approximately 9:15, board games and playing cards are available, join squid fishing from the boat with our crew, massage services are available. Also at this time we offer, when possible - depending on weather conditions, an excursion to a nearby squid fishing boat. We travel by tender and you will be able to board the squid boat and see how the local fishermen catch squid and other fish, the excursion lasts about 45 minutes.

21:00 – 23:00  Happy Hour! Buy one drink - get one free (wine excluded).

23.00  End of program for Day One

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Opt2: Indochinasails / Superior /

08 Dec 12                     Halong Cruise – Hanoi

6:45  Coffee, tea and breakfast pastries served in the dining room.

7:00  Arrive at the Surprise Cave area, there is a small fishing village here. Relax onboard. You may join Tai Chi instruction on the sundeck at 7:00, duraion about 30 minutes.

8:00  Transfer by tender to the Surprise Cave. Walk up the 100 steps to the entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 45 minutes.

9:00  Upon return to the boat take time to freshen up and please check-out of cabins. Please leave heavy luggage outside of the cabins (staff will transfer to the pier). Depart for Bai Chay/Halong pier.

9:30  Enjoy Breakfast Set Menu or Buffet served in the dining room. Settle bills in the dining room after breakfast.

10:00  Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room and enjoy the bay scenery as we approach the pier.

10:45  Arrive at Bai Chay/Halong pier.

11:00  Transfer by tender to the pier. Pick up and drive back to Hanoi airport for the short flight to Danang VN1519Q 08DEC J HANDAD HK3 1800 1915. Pick up on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure and overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast

Opt2: Hoi An Riverside Resort / Superior /

09 Dec 12                     Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An

After breakfast, we invite you an interesting visit to My Son Holy land, once the spiritual capital of Champa Kingdom that dominated South East Asia for nearly a thousand years and occupied most of the central parts of Vietnam from 2nd century to 16th century with very rich in history and culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries.

Drive back to Hoi An, visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien pagoda and the colourful riverside market. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Opt2: Hoi An Riverside Resort / Superior /

10 – 14 Dec 12                    Hoi An Free Days

Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam - is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.

Days free to cycle through rice paddies in the countryside of Hoi An ancient town, shop for souvenirs among the antique shops and art galleries, or just sit at sidewalk cafes and soak up the atmosphere of this quaint town. Or relax on the white sandy beach of the famous China Beach. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast

Opt2: Hoi An Riverside Resort / Superior / 

15 Dec 12                    Hoi An Departure – Flight to Saigon

Free days at leisure until we transfer you to the airport for the short flight to Saigon VN1325Q 15DEC J DADSGN HK3  1630  1740. Pick up and dinner. Transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure and overnight in Saigon.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Opt2: Liberty Central / Deluxe /

16 Dec 12                    Hoi An Departure – Flight to Saigon(B)

Free day and check out at noon. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.





•    Domestic flights: HAN – DAN – HAN/SGN (Economy)

•    All transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver

•    Hotel accommodation in twin/doubel sharing room

•    1 night on board the junk in Ha Long

•    Meals as indicated in the itinerary

•    English speaking guide (except free days)

•    Entrance fees to indicated sights

•    Bottled mineral water during touring days



•    Visa to Vietnam

•    International FLIGHTS

•    Drinks

•    Other meals

•    Insurance

•    Personal expenses

•    Expenses for any optional tours or activities during free time



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