On this relaxing holiday in Vietnam, let your mind drift away whilst you cruise through spectacular Halong Bay. Enjoy a beach holiday of Vietnam when you unwind on the stunning beaches of Nha Trang, and stroll through the quaint streets of the harbour town Hoi An. Spend time wandering around the historical Old Quarter in Hanoi, and end your Vietnam tour with the contrasting experience of bustling Ho Chi Minh City and the tranquil countryside of the Mekong Delta. Experience Halong Bay and Hanoi with activities and relax at two best ever Spa packages on Gray Line cruise and Thu Cuc Exotical Spa in Hanoi make the trip unforgetable….Let’s enjoy and happy.
 

Tour route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Nha Trang – Dalat – Ho Chi Minh city – Cao Dai temple – Cu Chi – Mekong delta

13-Day Vietnam Spa & Wellness tour - Map

13-Day Vietnam Spa & Wellness tour – Map

Duration: 13 days
Start/End: Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City
Tour type: Private tour
Tour Customizable: Available
Active level: Relaxing

BRIEF ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour
Day 3: Hanoi- Halong
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – Nha Trang
Day 6: Nha Trang
Day 7: Nha Trang- Dalat
Day 8: Dalat
Day 9: Dalat – Ho Chi Minh city – Cooking Class
Day 10: Cao Dai temple and Cu Chi tunnels
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh city – Mekong delta
Day 12: Mekong delta – Saigon
Day 13: Saigon Departure

 
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Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi (D)
Welcome up on arrival by local tour guide and driver, we then transfer to hotel. Relax in the rest of the day and enjoy welcome dinner at a fine local restaurant in town. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
We will drive to Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit: Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and One Pillar Pagoda. Keep going to see the Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education. Lunch will be at Pho restaurant in Hanoi.
After lunch, we check in hotel, relax.
In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam; Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority people. Following by that we will wander around the city by car to see the real life of Hanoian as well as the difference parts the city.
After that; we get back to city center where we take one-hour cyclo around the Old Quarter, known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Before we go back to hotel, we will have chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show to hear to know Vietnamese traditional instruments and singing from the live musicians who play throughout the show.
Tonight we enjoy 1 spa with face and body massage at Thu Cuc Exotic Spa. We take the “Tropical Tour package” with Basic facial skin care & Aromatherapy Massage – 125 minutes.

Ho Chi Minh mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh mausoleum

Day 3: Hanoi- Halong (B, L, D)
Today we travel to Tuan Chau Marina pier where we embark to the cruise. Enjoying the welcome drink, we get cruise briefing and check in room.
Later, we have our lunch while cruising deeper to the Halong Bay to Vung Vieng Floating fishing village. We visit the village by rowing boat, see how to the locals live. The village is with 65 families living on the floating houses, the children go to the floating school and you may get more information of the Bay, people at the floating information center.
Our next activities this afternoon are swimming, relaxing, join cooking demonstration and enjoying the luxury buffet dinner. We relax 1 hour with body Spa on boat and enjoy sunset on the Bay.
There is film entertainment, card games or squid fishing with crew activities in the evening. Overnight on the Bay.

Massage

Massage

Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
We join Taichi again in the early morning today and have breakfast with coffee, tea and bakeries before visiting the Amzing cave. The cave has been discovered by the French in 1901 and opened to tourists since 1936. It is a symbol for geology valie of Halong Bay.
After the cave, we boat back to the cruise and check out and enjoy the last brunch while cruising to Tuan Chau pier where our awaiting vehicle takes us back to Hanoi.
Note:
• The itinerary might subject to change due to weather or tide condition with our prior notice
• Cruise schedule subject to change upon weather and operation conditions

What to bring:
• Sun block
• Camera + Film
• Insect repellent
• Original Passport
• Hat
• Swimming suite
• Sun glasses

Tai Chi on Sundeck

Tai Chi on Sundeck

Day 5: Hanoi – Nha Trang (B)
Today we travel to Nha Trang by a short domestic flight. Welcome up on arrival we then transfer to the Sheraton hotel & Spa in the beach city. Here we enjoy our free day at the Outdoor Infinity Pool which located on the 6th floor, our 21-meter long, fresh-water infinity edge adult pool entices fitness buffs, leisurely waders and sun-bathers to take a dip and enjoy panoramic views of the bay. After a swim in this stunning pool, enjoy the beautiful reflection area as we soak up the rays in a lounger, relax in the adjacent “bubble pool” or refresh ourself with light snacks and beverages from Plunge, our poolside bar. Or you can relax at the beach. Overnight in Nha Trang.

Spa

Spa

Day 6: Nha Trang – Island & Snorkelling (B, L)
Today we take our boat tour to visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island, known as a small oceane world in Vietnam. Then we start snorkelling at Mun Island where we can see lots of lives colorful corals and fishes. We are also be able to see caves in which the sea swallows make their nests.Then we are relaxing, swimming & doing water sports or other activities at Mot Island, Tranh Beach Island or on a small island calling “Mini beach”. Taking a fresh lunch at the island then we boat back to the hotel. Rest of the day, we enjoy our time at Shine Spa for Sheraton, which is overlooking Nha Trang Bay, 1,074-square-meter, Shine Spa for Sheraton™ is a heaven of wellness located on the hotel’s 7th and 8th floors. This full service spa comprises nine treatment rooms each equipped with a private shower and bath. We also offer an outdoor treatment sala and a beauty salon. Overnight in Nha Trang.

View of Nha Trang beach

View of Nha Trang beach

Day 7: Nha Trang- Dalat (B)
This late morning today, we leave Nha Trang for Dalat by our private vehicle after visiting the Ponagar Temple which is famouse for its historical relics from Cham civilization, a sacred Hindu site dating back to the 7th century.Dalat is an odd sort of place. Established as a hill resort at the beginning of the last century, it attracted homesick French colonials longing for the city’s spring-like weather and pine forests. Today’s architecture is a mix of standard Vietnamese dwellings and European style villas, many in art deco style. Vietnamese people call it the ‘romantic city’, but the name owes more to comfort of the cool temperature than rings and roses where nuptials are concerned. We reach Ana Mandara Villas Dalat Resort & Spa in the late afternoon. Overnight in Dalat.

Valey of love

Valey of love

Day 8: Dalat (B)
In the morning, we ride a cable car to Truc Lam Pagoda and Tuyen Lam lake . The pagoda is quite plain, but is surrounded by an attractive flower garden. There are good views of the lake, which lies below and can be reached by steps, and the thick forests on the far side. We will then visit Emperor Bao Dai’s Summer Palace, the Crazy House and Dalat market. We’ll return to our resort for an afternoon treatment at La Cochinchine Spa at our own choice and cost. There is a possibility to enjoy the resort facility such as heated swimming pool, entertainment center or joining a cooking class. Overnight in Dalat.

Bao Dai summer palace scenery

Bao Dai summer palace scenery

Day 9: Dalat Natural landscape & local lifestyle – Ho Chi Minh city (B)
This morning, we visit the specilities of Dalta families’ Flower, vegetable, fruit farm; take a walking along panorama view of Muontain with many green hills; visit coffee, tea plantations, mulberry farms – enjoy local coffee and tea ; visit some families with rice wine making, rice paper making and so on; and then take a walking, climbing to Elephant waterfall – one of the big waterfall then back to hotel for our short domestic flight down to Ho Chi Minh city. Welcome up on arrival and relax. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Zen

Zen

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh city and Cu Chi tunnels (B)
This morning, we visit the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam. After that, we will visit War Remnant Museum, where we can see countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting about the second Indochina war. Before our lunch, we stop at Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office.
In the afternoon, we will leave Saigon for the Cu Chi tunnel. On our way there we will drive through pleasant countryside; rubber plantations and rice paddies. Before entering the tunnels, we will see a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers. After that, we transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh city – Mekong delta (B, L)
Morning departure from Saigon through urban sprawl, we will travel to Cai Be. There, we’ll cruise on the Mekong River, visit, fruit orchards, traditional family-run brick kilns, and drop in to look at some traditional cottage industries. Spend some minutes rowing through densed palm tree–canals. Get to visit another islet for a short walk in a peaceful atmosphere and shade of fruit trees. We’ll also call in at a local house to listen to the traditional music of the Delta performed by local people. Late in the afternoon, we drive further into the Mekong Delta to Can Tho. After a day of sightseeing, relax our body and mind with a refreshing experience at our Spa center at our own choice and cost. Our Spa offers a wide range of treatments from massage and reflexology to body scrub and wraps. Fitness equipment, sauna and steam bath are also available. Bath towels, robes, slippers and complimentary toiletries are provided. Overnight in Can Tho.

Cai Rang floating market

Cai Rang floating market

Day 12: Mekong delta – Ho Chi Minh city (B)
After breakfast and a boat cruise, we arrive at the bustling Cai Rang floating market – the largest floating market in Mekong River . Both the journey and the market provide insights into the unique Mekong rural lifestyle. Feel free to take photographs, talk or bargain while our boat siding with them. Afternoon, we drive back to Ho Chi Minh city.

Spa

Spa

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh city Departure (B)
Today our awaiting vehicle will transfer us back to the airport for our flight to home. Trip ends.

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide (Other languages up on request)
  • Ground transfer and transportation
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • All entrance fees and permits
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary
  • Water puppet show
  • Cyclo tour 1 hour around Old Quarter Hanoi
    “The Tropical Tour” package at Thu Cuc Exotic Spa 125 minutes
  • Boat tour package in Halong Bay
  • Kayaking in Halong Bay
  • Body spa package 60 minutes in Halong Bay
  • Domestic flight tickets Hanoi – Nha Trang; Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh city
  • Airport tax
  • Island and snorkelling pacakge in Nha Trang
  • Cable car in Dalat
  • Boat tour in Mekong Delta

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