My Son Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary
NEW for 2019 'Lite'

Vietnam ‘Lite’: Northern and Central cultural delights


7 days From $3,240

November 3 2019

This tour is one of our NEW 'Lite' Tours

Discover the highlights of Northern and Central Vietnam. Explore Hanoi, the capital city, known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. Take an overnight cruise at Halong bay, watching the sun rise in this area of outstanding natural beauty. Explore Hoi An’s well preserved ancient town, delving into its cultural past.

This tour departs before Myanmar & Cambodia: Burmese Empires & Khmer Kingdoms - giving you the chance to travel for longer.

What's included?

  •  Accommodation
  •  Local Transport
  •  Entries & Tips
  •  Local Guide / Tour Manager
  •  Meals - as per the itinerary

Book Now $3,240
Includes deposit: $750 Single supplement: $1,100

Tour highlights:

  • Immerse yourself in Vietnamese cultural and historical heritage
  • Take a ride by sampan boat to visit Thien Ha Cave, an enclave of early man
  • Cruise the magical Halong Bay, watching the sun rise in the beautiful surroundings
  • Visit My Son, regarded one of the foremost Hindu temple complexes in Southeast Asia

Tour details

Dates November 3 2019 - November 9 2019
Duration 7 days
Cost $3,240
Single supplement: $1,100
Deposit: $750 , balance due by August 11 2019
Activity Level Moderate
Tour code A19VIX

Book Now or call 866-740-5130 if you have any questions

November 3 2019: Itinerary

We arrive in Vietnam and transfer to our hotel. The rest of the day is ours to relax.

Meals include: Dinner

Hotel: The Lapis Hotel

Today we travel to the breath-taking landscape often dubbed as “Halong Bay on Land” in Ninh Binh, visiting the ancient capital city of Hoa Lu, temples of the Dinh and Le Dynasties, and an enclave of early man at Thien Ha Cave by Sampan boat.

Meals include: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: The Lapis Hotel

We visit the UNESCO site of Thang Long, an impressive Imperial Citadel. This afternoon we visit the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh and his former residence.

Meals include: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: The Lapis Hotel

Halong bay is our destination today, listed as a World Heritage of outstanding natural beauty, where we embark on an overnight cruise.

All meals included

Hotel: Orchid Halong Cruise

Early risers might want watch sunrise over the bay, while the boat weaves its way back to pier. We then transfer to Hanoi Airport and fly to Danang and Hoi An.

Meals include: Breakfast

Hotel: Anantara Hoi An Resort

We dedicate today to My Son sanctuary, a large complex of religious relics that comprises more than 70 architectural works.

Meals include: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Anantara Hoi An Resort

We transfer to Danang airport for our flights home on onward travel.

Meals include: Breakfast

November 3 2019: Additional Info

November 3 2019: Accommodation

The Lapis Hotel provides rooms in Hanoi and is just 550 yards from Hanoi Opera House. Featuring free WiFi access in public areas, the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, on-site restaurant and bar.

Every room is air conditioned and is equipped with a cable flat-screen TV. Certain rooms have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find an electric kettle and a minibar in the room. Private bathroom comes with shower facility and a hairdryer. Extras include bathrobes, slippers and free toiletries.

Gambetta Restaurant serves international buffet breakfasts in the morning and a la carte and set menus throughout the day. All menus are freshly prepared onsite and cater to the international traveler's taste. The chef can also accommodate special requests.

Facilities also include a sun terrace and a shared lounge. Staff who can converse in English, Vietnamese, Japanese and French are available at the 24-hour front desk to assist you with currency exchange and luggage storage.

Boasting a sun terrace, Orchid Ha Long Cruise offers itinerary cruising along Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Free WiFi access is featured throughout the property.

Air conditioned rooms feature a private balcony that open up to views. The seating area is fitted with a satellite TV and a minibar. En suite bathrooms include a bathtub, hairdryer and free toiletries. Extra includes bathrobes and slippers.

Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for massage services at the spa centre. Alternatively, a fitness centre is available for guests who wish to work out.

Set along Thu Bon River, Anantara Hoi An Resort is 3.1 miles from Cua Dai Beach. Featuring French colonial architecture, the resort has 4 meeting rooms and offers a variety of activities like traditional Chinese painting.

Guests can learn conversational Vietnamese or sign up for the daily yoga classes. The resort also organises boat trips along the river and walking tours to the Cham Imperial City of My Son or the Marble Mountain. For a relaxing day, the Anantara Spa offers beauty treatments and massages.

Elegant, each room has a seating area and private porch with beautiful views of the garden or river. The air-conditioned rooms feature flat-screen satellite TVs and tea/coffee making facilities.

Lanterns Restaurant, where breakfast is served, offers exotic fine dining fusion dishes in an open-air setting. Hoi An Riverside serves warm beverages and a wide selection of delicious pastries, while The Art Space features choices of snacks and drinks.

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