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Affordable Luxury Travel offers this luxury 5* multi centre Vietnam holiday which gives amazing value taking in the best highlights of Vietnam. Staying in luxurious resorts and hotels this offer is not to be missed. Your holiday begins in Hanoi at the 5 star Hilton Opera Hotel. On day 3 you have a luxury cruise aboard the Aphrodite Cruise around Halong Bay in a Luxury Balcony Cabin on full board. On day 4 you take a short flight to Da Nang for your relaxing beach stay. Here you will be staying at the 5* Sunrise Beach Resort, Hoi An. Your hotel is very well appointed with some of the best facilities including a Spa, and several restaurants. The 5* Sunrise beach Resort is conveniently located for Hoi An which is great for relaxation, shopping, nightlife, entertainment and cultural experiences.
Moving on from Da Nang, we fly down to Saigon where you will be resident for 3nts at the 5* Windsor Plaza Hotel. The Windsor Plaza is located in the heart of Saigon local for all the entertainment and shopping this great city has to offer. On your second day in Saigon you have you Mekong River Delta Cruise.
Mekong River 1 day excusion
The Mekong Delta or Cuu Long in Vietnamese, with it rich agricultural soil, is one of the nation's rice baskets. The surrounding area is comprised of low lying rice paddies and the rivers are bordered by dense mangroves and palms.
The tributaries of Mekong River provide a comprehensive network of canals and channels. Travel by river is the best method to explore the region at a leisurely pace as it offers opportunities to experience the truly unique Mekong River lifestyle. Cruising on the roof of a boat as the sun sets over distant coconut trees is truly remarkable experience.
Mekong Delta Gateway Day Trip starts at 8:00 am from the lobby of guests's hotel in Saigon with a drive to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province 72 kms from Ho Chi Minh City (Former Saigon) Guests will take time to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the most beautiful pagoda of the province with mixture structure of many styles.
Then take a boat trip round 4 beautiful islets: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix , and Tortoise. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. You will discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life.
Stops on the way can be made upon request for particular visits or photos making. Visit a traditional house at Quoi An village (all make from coconut). See coconut collection set and how locals make handicrafts from trunk and shell, guests can see that they waste nothing, coconut even useful from wedding to funeral.
Enjoy seasonal fruit and listening to traditional music. Take horse a cart on a village path and stop at Ben Truc orchard, taste honey with tea or Mekong whisky (they have a funny rule for guests to get in). Take rowing-boat on water palm creek. Take a boat to visit coconut candy mill (special product of Ben Tre province). Enjoy fantastic lunch at a local restaurant before coming back to Saigon
Halong Bay Cruise. Aphrodite Cruise, Luxury Balcony Cabin. Full Board. Day 1
On arrival at the pier of Tuan Chau Island, you will meet the Aphrodite team and crew, and you will be privately driven by our tender boat to our well-designed and well-equipped Aphrodite Junk. A welcome drink is waiting for you on the third deck, in our charming panoramic restaurant. You will be given a short speech introducing the vessel’s facilities and services, as well as safety instructions. After the check in, take time for yourself. Enjoy the view while the cruise heads straight to the South, and makes its way along Cat Ba National Park, away from other tourist Junks.: Lunch will be at the panoramic restaurant on the third deck.: The cruise will reach the village of Cua Van. Get an insight of the local life, strolling aboard a sampan boat, around a typical Halong bay fishing village. Cua Van is a stand out example of community-based and sustainable tourism in Halong bay. The excursion includes a visit to the school, to a fish farm and to the local fishing museum.
There is an option of 1 hour kayaking around Cua Van Fishing village instead of the sampan stroll.: Back onboard the Aphrodite vessel, you will have time to relax, enjoy the spa and massage service and/or the Happy Hour at the bar. The cruise will now head to the moorage area, near Coconut Beach Island.: A scrumptious dinner will be served in the Fine Dining room. The main courses will be prepared before your eyes. You are also given the possibility to have dinner served on your private balcony. Later enjoy Squid fishing, Board games, and stories, tales and legends at the Top Deck Bar.
Halong Bay Cruise. Aphrodite Cruise, Luxury Balcony Cabin. Full Board. Day 2
Begin the day mastering energy flows during a Tai Chi session, while the sun rises. Breakfast buffet will be served at the restaurant, then your local guide will take you to explore the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay with amazing stalagmite & stalactite formations. While onboard you can take advantage at leisure of our Spa, Beauty & Massage services.09. Do not miss an opportunity for last minute photos before returning back.
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