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ROMANTIC HONEYMOON VIETNAM

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At a Glance

  • 11 days
    • Ho Chi Minh, see the city from vintage Vespa scooter
    • Mekong, romantic cruise in less know waterways of the delta
    • Hoi an, beach relax
    • Hanoi, rich culture & delight streets food
    • Beautiful Halong Bay

Visting Countries
VIETNAM,

This romantic Vietnam honeymoon holiday starts in Ho Chi Minh city, where you explore this vibrant city in a unique way - on the back of a vintage vespa. Then take to the water on the private Song Xanh boat which takes you through the intricate network of canals and colorful floating markets of the Mekong Delta.

During your honeymoon in Vietnam, there are ample opportunities to savour local specialties on some of the country’s best tables. No honeymoon is complete without a beach retreat and the beaches around Hoi An are simply sublime. The trip wraps up with UNESCO protected Ha Long Bay and the great city of Hanoi, perhaps one of the most romantic cities in the world.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1HO CHI MINH CITY arrival
  • Day 2INSIDER’S HO CHI MINH BY VINTAGE VESPA SCOOTER
  • Day 3HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA, cruise
  • Day 4MEKONG DELTA – HO CHI MINH CITY
  • Day 5HO CHI MINH – HOI AN, beach relax
  • Day 6HOI AN, beach relax
  • Day 7HOI AN, beach relax
  • Day 8HOI AN – HANOI - Streets food tasting
  • Day 9HANOI – HALONG BAY, cruise
  • Day 10HALONG BAY - HANOI
  • Day 11HANOI - DEPARTURE

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1

    HO CHI MINH – ARRIVAL - Start your Vietnam honeymoon

    Upon arrival in Tan San Nhat international airport – Ho Chi Minh City, the most important economic centre in Vietnam. It’s also has some very imposing colonial architecture which belies in fascinating past. Almost a hundred years of French rule bestowed upon the city some pearls of colonial architecture. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Day 2

    INSIDER’S HO CHI MINH BY VINTAGE VESPA SCOOTER (B)

    Your Vespa tour of modern-day Ho Chi Minh City will give you a view of Saigon unlike anything you'll see from a package tour, and much more of the city than you could see on your own. We are longtime residents of Saigon, and we know exactly how to take in the must-see landmarks while also getting you off the crowded tourist trail for a peek at the history, the streets and the sights that most visitors never even hear about or see. Guests ride pillion behind our drivers.

     
    On morning tours, head to Tao Dan Park to catch the bird lovers club (morning only, 0600 – 0900). Enjoy a local coffee while your tour guide explains about the history and practice of keeping birds in Saigon. Next, pass by the Reunification Palace before visiting a twin set of neighboring landmarks: the Post Office, noting the architecture and in particular the map of Saigon that shows where this modern city has come from, followed by Cathedral of Notre Dame (“Our Lady”).
     
    Travel down Dong Khoi Street; known for its elegant shops, the name actually means “people’s revolution”. Pass by the Opera House, popular backdrop for wedding photos, now used as a Municipal Theatre. This area is rich with history from the times of the French invasion to the filming of Phil Noyce’s “The Quiet American.” The next stop is the monument of Thich Quang Duc, a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death on June 11, 1963 to protest against the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem administration. Then take a quick stop at the colorful Ho Thi Ky flower market before riding to the Funeral Home to get to know about Vietnamese funeral ceremonies & customs. Roll through China town to Nhi Phu temple built in the end of 17th century by Chinese immigrants from Fukkien Province. Although the exact construction date is unknown, an inscription on the pagoda's ancient bell dates the pagoda to pre-1765. Nhi Phu Temple is built in a “Khẩu” (gate) architectural style with an open yard in the center. Its roof is covered with tubular tiles lined with bas-relief mosaics made from broken ceramics, depicting the eight immortals of Taoism including apricot trees, orchids, bamboo and  of course dragons and phoenix.
     
    Continue with a short walk through the alley full of tailor’s supplies. Then back to Nhi Phu temple to return to district one by bike. On the way stop at a Chinese Medicine shops for an explanation about “Thuoc Bac - medicine from herbs. Return your hotel at noon time.
     
    Afternoon is your leisure time to relax, shopping or explore more of the city at your own space.
     
    Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Day 3

    HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA ON PRIVATE SONG XANH SAMPAN CRUISE (B/L/D)

    The Cuu Long region, which translates as 'Nine Dragons', otherwise known as the Mekong Delta is a great place to discover Vietnam. Amazing waterways hidden amongst vibrant tropical fruit gardens, bustling floating markets that offer a cornucopia of items and acres of emerald rice fields are what make this region so unforgettable.

    The private Song Xanh is designed as a traditional sampan and its small size allows you to discover the smaller canals, rivers and tributaries of this region. Cruise through Cai Be's and Cai Rang's colourful floating markets; visit Sadec, the Mekong town made famous from Marguerite Duras' novel 'The Lover', enjoy an unforgettable dinner in a 19th century house and the sights of sounds of this fascinating region.
     
    After breakfast, depart for the Mekong Delta. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind as you travel through Vietnam’s picturesque countryside with its rice paddies and rural villages. Upon arrival in the Delta board the private ‘Song Xanh’, modeled after a traditional sampan. The boat’s small size allows you to discover the smaller canals and tributaries of this region. Your visit includes Cai Be colorful floating market, sail into a narrow canal to discover the hideaway unspoiled landscapes unspoiled landscapes, luxuriant gardens and enjoy the airy atmosphere in the countryside. Pass several traditional brick factories, visit Sa Dec, the little “Venice” in the Mekong Delta, an ancient house dating from 1890, home of Ong Huynh Thuy Le, former “lover” of famous French novelist Marguerite Duras, Cao Dai Temple. Enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner with unique atmosphere on boat, which adds more unforgettable memory for your Vietnam honeymoon holiday.
     
    Overnight on aboard.
  • Day 4

    MEKONG DELTA – HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L)

     At around 6.00AM, your sampan will slowly start the cruise trip. Your breakfast will be served on board while approaching Cai Rang Floating Market, the largest one in the whole Mekong Delta region. Pass by countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fish, flowers… trading hectically on the river. Your journey will end at around 10.00AM at Ninh Kieu pier after a visit to Can Tho local market. Return to Ho Chi Minh City with stop on the way for lunch. Overnight in HCMC.

  • Day 5

    HO CHI MINH – DA NANG – HOI AN (B)

    This morning, leave to airport for a short morning flight to Danang city. On arrival, welcome and transfer to hotel in Hoi An. This former port, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is full of architectural gems that show a range of influences.

    Here in Hoi An, spend your most relaxing days of your Vietnam honeymoon trip on beautiful beaches. The rest of today is your fee time to relax on beach or walk around the town for sightseeing, photos and shopping.

    Overnight in Hoi An.

  • Day 6

    HOI AN (B)

    Leisure time on the beach or optional activities.

  • Day 7

    HOI AN (B)

    Leisure time on the beach or optional activities.

  • Day 8

    HOI AN – HANOI – STREETS FOOD TASTING (B)

     Leave to Danang city airport to take 1 hour flight to Hanoi – the capital of unified Vietnam. The city was founded in 1010 on the right bank of the Red River and was then known as ‘Thang Long', roughly translated as “Ascending Dragon." Hanoi is one of the most charming cities in South East Asia with its authenticity, large shady avenues, numerous lakes, manicured gardens and well-`preserved architecture. Transfer from Noi Bai airport to your hotel. Then experience the Street Cuisine on foot. You will see other faces of local life in its most authenticity.

     
    Take a walk in to the old quarter to discover the most charming area of the city to find out how local live by their traditional work generation by generation. Then, passing by road-side market in the city such as Cho Hang Be, or Dong Xuan market where you can see many fresh herbs, local ingredients brought here since the very early morning by the farmers from out-skirt of the city. The colorful market would make you feel as the spring is wondering somewhere around you.
     
    Hanoi Street food tour is simile as a meal with appetizers, main course, deserts. You would be amazed by the tastes of the local cuisine. Owners of the food stall will be very helpful to tell you how they prepare the dishes, and then you can memorize and turn it into your own.
     
    Don’t forget to take seat on a small chair and try a glass of Bia Hoi – local draught beer at a small corner, and watch how the local life moving around you, and conclude what you have got after a great experience in a little Hanoi Old Quarter.
     
    The tour also provides the opportunity to see Hanoi’s famed Old Quarter from the seats of cyclo through the old colonial quarter. You will conclude your day city tour by visiting to Hoa Kiem Lake
     
    Overnight in Hanoi.
  • Day 9

    HANOI – HALONG BAY CRUISE (B/L/D)

     Make an early morning departure from Hanoi and drive 3.5hours through the Red River Delta on our way to Halong city. Upon arrival, the crew will greet us abroad the traditional style junk with a refreshing welcome drink and then the cruise begins! While navigating the way through the emerald waters and limestone islands, lunch is served with delicious fresh seafood (vegetarians are also catered for). As cruising through the bay, marvel at the amazing karst scenery with different formations. Halong Bay is littered with hidden caves and grottoes and we’ll take some time to explore one of these. For those felling active you then can explore the bay by sea kayak. After the dinner, night fishing is available on the main deck. Overnight onboard on the bay.

     
    Note: Cruise itinerary is subject to change according to weather condition
  • Day 10

    HALONG BAY - HANOI (B)

     Early risers can enjoy the sunrise and the quiet breath-taking beauty of Halong Bay’s landscape. Continue cruising to explore more of the bay and enjoy the brunch breakfast before returning to the Jetty at noon time. Transfer back to Hanoi city. Rest of day is your leisure time. Overnight in Hanoi.

  • Day 11

    HANOI - DEPARTURE (B) - End of your Vietnam honeymoon

     Enjoy the last minutes shopping, walking in the Old Quarter before driver transfers you back to airport for your departure.

The price of tours base on accommodation category, travel period, and number of tourists. Please contact us for more information about prices.

Services Included:

  • Twin sharing accommodation with daily breakfast 
  • Private air conditioned transfers  
  • Entrance fees, visiting fees & massage servcies
  • Private boat cruise in Nha Trang Bay
  • Meals (food only) as indicated (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
  • Tours with local English speaking guide
  • Mineral waters on car during the tour
  • Government tax and service charge


Services Excluded:

  • International airfares and its airport taxes
  • Dinks and meals not clearly mentioned 
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Personal expenses & Tips 
  • Surcharge for Public Holidays & peak periods 
  • Visa processing fee, visa stamping fee
  • All other services not stated in the program
     

A. CANCELLATION POLICY:
The cancellation charges below refer to the non-transferable fee that is charged to the group member who has cancelled their tour:

  • More than 45 days before departure: No cancellation charge
  • Between 45 and 30 days before departure: 10% of total tour cost 
  • Between 30 days and 15 days before departure: 25% of total tour cost
  • Between 15 days and 7 days before departure: 50% of total tour cost
  • Less than 7 days before departure: 90% of total tour cost
  • No-show at the airport on the day of arrival/departure: 100% of total tour cost


B. CHILDREN POLICY (land service only)

  • Child from 1- 4 yrs:  Free of charge if sharing bed with parents 
  • Child from 5 – 6 yrs: charge 30% of adult price if sharing existing bed(s) with parents
  • Child from 5 – 6 yrs: charge 50% of adult price if using extra bed/mattress in parents’ room
  • Child from 7 – 11 yrs: charge 75% of adult price if using extra bed/mattress in parents’ room
  • Child from 12 yrs up: pay as adult rat

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