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Tour Overview

Vietnam is an ideal honeymoon destination. This 16-day honeymoon package will help all newlyweds to have a sweet and impressive vacation. The itinerary begins in the vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh City, where you will visit numerous French landmarks; and then fly southeast to a romantic city - Da Lat, known as "Little Paris".

Continue your honeymoon to Nha Trang, where you can walk hand in hand with your beloved on the soft sandy beaches to enjoy the sunrise and sunset. Experience being a fisherman in the World Heritage town of Hoi An before arriving in the capital city of Hanoi. Cruise Halong Bay for cave exploration on a small boat.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Walk along hidden alleys of the French colonial Hanoi Old Quarter and admire some of the most famous sites like the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
  • Immerse yourself in the relaxing seaside cityof Nha Trang and enjoy various activities with your beloved such as kayaking, swimming, sunbathing, and diving.
  • Have a historical exploration of Hoi An Ancient Town and trace its flourishing moments as an international commercial port in the 16th century.
  • Discover the busy daily life of local people in the Mekong Delta.
  • Take a hiking adventure through vast terraced fields and visit the villagesof Sapa.
  • Hop aboard a luxury cruise ship for leisurevoyages on shimmering seas along Halong Bay.
  • Enjoy a delightful time in the romantic resort with a strong European flavor - Da Lat.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to our 16-day Vietnam honeymoon tour! Your private driver and guide will meet you at the airport and then transfer you to your hotel. Along the way, admire the French architecture lining the streets. After check-in, take a good rest.

    In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner with authentic Vietnamese cuisine at one of the best restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City.

    Meal: Dinner

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

  2. Today we start our journey along the Mekong River. Take a two-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Cai Be, where you can visit the floating market and a local coconut candy workshop by wooden boat. Continue your boat trip along the river to catch a glimpse of the daily life of the locals on both sides of the river, and enjoy the aromatic tea and seasonal fruits.

    Vietnam Cai Rang Floating Market
    Floating Market in Cai Be

    Your lunch will be enjoyed in a riverside restaurant, indulging yourself in the delicious food and tranquil surroundings.

    After lunch, take a short walk along the canal to Ba Bon Bridge, where your exclusive vehicle will take you back to your hotel in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. On the way back, stop at a Mekong River Rest Stop to photograph the beautiful riverbank scenery.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

  3. After breakfast, set out on a city tour first to some landmarks, including the Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post Office, China Town, and Reunification Palace.

    Ho Chi Minh Old Post Office
    Old Post Office

    Your Ho Chi Minh tour will end at Ben Thanh Market, the largest retail market in Ho Chi Minh City, where visitors can find a wide variety of goods, both general and premium, from snacks and fruits to clothing and souvenirs. Lunch is on your own. Then head to the airport for a short flight to Da Lat, a romantic resort with a strong European flavor. Known as "The City of Eternal Spring" and "Little Paris", Da Lat is a popular honeymoon destination for newlyweds.

    Upon landing, your driver will escort you to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is yours. In addition to relaxing in a comfortable bed, you can stroll around Xuan Huong Lake (a crescent-shaped artificial lake) with your beloved to experience the unique charm of the city.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Da Lat

  4. Da Lat Central Garden is the first stop on your sightseeing tour today. Here you see a wide variety of flowers, including phalaenopsis, roses, violets, and so on. Immerse yourself in the sea of flowers and savor the fragrance of nature. It is an ideal place for photography enthusiasts.

    Da Lat Flower Garden
    Da Lat Flower Garden

    The next stop, Dalat XQ Historical Village, is a favorite spot for lovers of history and culture, where you will enjoy Vietnamese traditional hand embroidery works and exquisite line art. If you're interested, ask local experts how they made them.

    It is followed by Domaine De Marie Church, a French-style Church complex with a beautiful and peaceful garden behind it. After the visit, head to the Crazy House, which looks like a dead tree. Step on the wooden ladder through a huge tree hole to a "fantasy world", with huge spider webs and various mysterious animal images. Move forward to visit the Dalat City Center Market, and then enjoy artichoke tea and jam in the Dalat Special Showroom.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Da Lat

  5. After breakfast, your guide will take you to the Truc Lam Buddhist Monastery, accompanied by a fascinating presentation of Buddhist culture. Take a boat ride on Da Lat's largest freshwater lake - Tuyen Lam Lake and admire the surrounding lush pine forests reflected in the azure waters.

    Da Lat Tuyen Lam Lake
    Take a boat ride on Tuyen Lam Lake

    After the cruise, take a 3-hour drive to Nha Trang, a seaside city south of central Vietnam with some of the country's best beaches and excellent diving conditions. The rest of the day is yours.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Nha Trang

  6. You are free at leisure today. Enjoy your honeymoon to the fullest! You can take part in some optional activities, such as kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, and diving, or just walk along the beach hand in hand with your loved one.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Nha Trang

  7. In the morning, your driver will pick you up at the hotel at the agreed time and transfer you to the airport for your flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, a local guide will transfer you to Hoi An, about a 1-hour drive.

    Hoi An is a World Heritage town boasting the densest concentration of sites in Vietnam, with ancient streets bordered by quaint houses and assembly halls, pagodas, temples, and ancient wells. Check in to your hotel and enjoy the remaining day at leisure.

    Meals: Breakfast Box

    Accommodation: Hoi An

  8. Today, you will enjoy a slow-paced heritage discovery tour. Stroll through the yellow-dominated ancient town while traveling in the long river of history. Freeze your beautiful memories by taking pictures of the exquisite Japanese Covered Bridge, well-preserved French architecture, Chinese Assembly Hall, Chua Ong Pagoda, and Old House of Tan Ky. End the day with a boat trip on the Thu Bon River, with a romantic sunset view.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Hoi An

    Vietnam Hoi An Japanese Covered Bridge
    Japanese Covered Bridge

  9. Spend the whole morning as a fisherman experiencing local life. Stand steadily in a circular basket boat and try casting nets under the guidance of local fishermen. The "booty" is sure to bring you a great sense of accomplishment.

    After lunch, you can choose to head to the beach for a relaxing afternoon. Lie under a sunshade built with leaves and enjoy the cool breeze and the distant sea view.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Hoi An

  10. After breakfast, pack your luggage and say goodbye to Hoi An ancient town. Your driver will escort you to Da Nang airport for your flight to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Upon arrival, check in with the help of your expert guide, and then have a good rest.

    In the evening, start your culinary exploration in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Follow your guide through the narrow streets to discover a range of delicious snacks. Choose a small store that interests you and  enjoy an authentic Vietnamese barbecue. Finally, the most famous ice cream on the shores of Hoan Kiem Lake will be a great experience for you to add to.

    Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

    Accommodation: Hanoi

    Hoan Kiem Lake at Night
    Hoan Kiem Lake at Night

  11. Hanoi is an ancient city with a history of more than 1,000 years, and today you’ll visit numerous historical sites to discover the city's past glory.

    Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square will be your first stop, then head to the Presidential Palace - a beautiful French building surrounded by gardens. After that, your guide will lead you to the One Pillar Pagoda, to tell you the legendary stories behind it.

    One Pillar Pagoda
    One Pillar Pagoda

    Continue your visit to the Temple of Literature, a quintessentially Chinese building dedicated to Confucius, and the Museum of Ethnology, a place to learn about the culture and history of Vietnam's ethnic minorities. Then, hop on a local rickshaw through the Old Quarter of Hanoi at a very leisurely pace to enjoy French architecture and strong folk customs.

    Enjoy a glass of cocktail at the romantic West Lake, with the beautiful sunset view.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Hanoi

  12. After an early morning meal, your professional guide and driver will meet you at your hotel and drive approximately 6 hours to Sapa. Drive to the highest peak of the Vietnam Highway, Heaven Pass over 2,000 meters above sea level to capture the spectacular views.

    The nearby Silver Waterfall is a highlight. The silvery water pours down from a fantastic height, splashing and roaring, stirring up waves of white foams, which is quite refreshing. Then head to O Quy Ho Village to see the various orchards and learn about the various medicinal plants.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Sapa

    Silver Waterfall Sapa
    Silver Waterfall

  13. Today we are going on a one-day Sapa hike. With your guide, you'll hike through beautiful terraced fields as well as scattered villages, with a breath of fresh air.

    Sapa Trekking
    Sapa Trekking

    There are 3 hiking trails for your reference: a 3-km short hike, a 6-km medium hike, and a 12-km long hike. You can choose freely according to your physical condition. During the hike, you have the opportunity to meet friendly locals and learn more about interesting ethnic cultures.

    Late afternoon, drive back to Sapa.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Sapa

  14. After breakfast, drive out of the beautiful town of Sapa back to Hanoi. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this charming old city.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Hanoi

  15. Drive 2.5 hours to the Cat Hai Island in Hai Phong City to board a cruise ship and sail into Halong Bay, a World Heritage Site endowed with breathtaking natural beauty. We are going on a 24-hour Halong Bay cruise. At noon, delicious fresh seafood will be served for your lunch.

    Halong Bay Cruise
    Halong Bay Cruise

    Cruising on Halong Bay, you will feast your eye on the endless emerald sea with oddly-shaped limestone peaks that are dotted with lush trees and bushes. Enjoy sun-lit voyages on shimmering seas to explore mysterious islets and one of Halong Bay's 3 largest caves (Sung Sot, Thien Cung, or Dau Go). Make a stop at a secluded islet and enjoy a good time on its white-sand beaches and nearby.

    After that, we will arrange an interesting cooking class for you. Then have a sumptuous dinner prepared by our professional catering staff. Enjoy a romantic sea trip with your beloved. (Routes and activities vary according to weather and season)

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: On Board

  16. Get up early to take photos of the amazing sunrise over the sea from the top deck and learn how to practice Tai Chi. After a cup of coffee or tea, explore Lan Ha Bay in a rowboat. Then return to the junk boat to appreciate the astonishing rock formations. Your Halong Bay cruise comes to an end.

    Halong Bay Sunrise View
    Sunrise over Halong Bay

    Enjoy a brunch at the pier after disembarkation and then your private driver will escort you back to Hanoi. This is the end of your honeymoon. Have a safe trip!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • Private vehicles with good air conditions;
  • Excellent English-speaking guides & experienced drivers;
  • Hotels & meals mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to the scenic spots as mentioned;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water for each person per day;
  • Halong Bay package;
  • Flights from Ho Chi Minh City - Da Lat, Nha Trang - Da Nang - Hanoi.

Price Excludes

  • Flights to Ho Chi Minh City or off Hanoi;
  • Meals not mentioned throughout the itinerary;
  • Any optional activities;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Personal expenses (such as drinks);
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.

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