0203 023 7776

BEST OF VIETNAM & THAILAND BEACH BLISS | 12 NIGHTS INC FLIGHTS, TRANSFERS & TOURS

Route : LONDON HANOI HALONG BAY HOI AN KHAO LAK LONDON

12 Nights   fr£1599

Tour Highlights
  • Return flights, 20kg baggage, private transfers and tours included
  • Half day Hanoi Foodie Tour
  • Half Day Hanoi City Tour including 1 hour Cyclo Tour
  • Half day Hoi An City Tour including 1 hour massage
  • Overnight Lan Ha Bay Cruise
  • Spend 5-nights on a stunning 4*+ Thailand beach resort
  • UK Regional departures - supplements may apply
  • ATOL & ABTA protected
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What's Included

Overview

  • Return international flights with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Private transfers throughout

  • Daily breakfast included throughout

  • 2-days & 1-night on board cruise in Halong Bay including all meals and excursions onboard

  • Half-day Hanoi foodie tour (group tour)

  • Half-day Hanoi city tour including 1-hour cyclo ride (private tour)

  • Half-day Hoi An tour including 60-minute body massage

  • English speaking guide on all tours

  • Meals as mentioned in the program

  • Visit fees for all sightseeing as mentioned in the program

  • Drinking water

  • Government taxes


Itinerary in Brief

  • 2-Nights in Hanoi - Babylon Grand Hotel & Spa | Deluxe Room

  • 1-Nights in Lan Ha Bay - Peony Cruise Halong | Deluxe Balcony

  • 4-Nights in Hoi An - Laluna Hoi An Riverside Hotel & Spa | Superior Room

  • 5-Nights in Khao Lak - Manathai Khao Lak | Deluxe Room

BEST OF VIETNAM & THAILAND BEACH BLISS | 12 NIGHTS INC FLIGHTS, TRANSFERS & TOURS

Day 1 - HANOI ARRIVAL [No meals]

Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be greeted by our driver and you will be transferred to hotel for luggage storage.

Located in the center of the northern delta, Hanoi is an ancient city that was founded and developed for more than 1000 years since 1010. Although some relics have not survived through wars and time, the city still has many cultural and historical monuments of interest to visitors and residents.

Note: Rooms are available from 2 pm.

Free day in the capital for your own discovers the Ha Noi’s Old Quarter with 36 streets and a maze of lanes making up the old city center of the capital more attractive.

Meal: None.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 - FOODIE GROUP TOUR AND CITY TOUR INCLUDING CYCLO RIDE [B, L]

After breakfast, at8.30 am: Get ready at the hotel’s lobby, our driver transfer you to the meeting venue.

Enjoy a welcome drink with a special Vietnamese tea then your first tasting - Pho (Beef noodle soup or chicken noodle soup) one of typical breakfast of Hanoian.

10.00 am. Next stop Chau Long Market, for a tour of the market highlighting the ‘wet’ / unusual fruits/livestock/ frogs.

*sample of market foods of your choice. For example tree tomatoes or green mango with chili, silkworms, pork with green rice.

10.30 am. Next stop Hang Ga. We will take a taxi to Banh Cuon Thanh Van to sample the most famous dish in Hanoi Banh Cuon “ steam rice pancake with pork mince & mushroom inside).

11.00 am. Take a short walk to Dong Xuan market to go inside Ngo Cho Dong Xuan to try one of the best Bun Cha stalls in Ha Noi, and Prawn cake (Banh Tom).

*enjoy Bun Cha, grilled pork patties and pork belly with sticky rice noodles; prawn cake 12.30 pm. On our way back we stop at Yen Phu to visit a *traditional Ha Noi café, established in 1936.

* enjoy specialties of the café, black sticky rice or green rice with yoghurt. Coffee with yogurt or great passion fruit with yogurt.

Morning section ends.

Catch up with your local guide and the following afternoon will be a half-day city tour around Hanoi capital.

This afternoon you will start to visit Thang Long Imperial Citadel, situated at the heart of Hanoi, the Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is an outstanding place of interest not only for the capital city but also for the country as a whole.

Then continue to West lake, reach Tran Quoc pagoda the oldest Buddhist temple in Hanoi, is located on a small island near the southeastern shore of Hanoi's West Lake, Vietnam.

Visit Vietnam Women Museum before hop on a cyclo to explore Hanoi Old Quarters. The cyclo will drop you in the heart of the city then you will have a chance to stop at landmarks of Hanoi as Church, Opera House... Transfer back to the hotel after tour ends.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3 - HANOI - LAN HA BAY - OVERNIGHT CRUISE [B, L, D]

Breakfast at the hotel.

Get picked up from your hotel by Peony Limousine at 9:00 am. Follow the newest highway connecting Hanoi and Hai Phong. Upon arrival at Dinh Vu Port, passengers will be welcomed by hospitable staff at Peony Cruise’s lounge. After enjoying a special cup of tea, around 12.00 am, Orchid tender will transfer tourists to the main boat Peony Cruise.

Afternoon: 

After check-in onboard, you will receive cruise briefing and safety instruction. Lunch will be served in the luxury restaurant on board – as you savour the exquisite Vietnamese and international cuisines, the cruise will slowly head pass beautiful islets in Halong Bay such as Da Chong, Con Vit, and Gia Luan.

Our stop today is at Ba Trai Dao beach, an untouched pristine beach of Halong Bay area where you can either kayak around or use the local rowing boat to visit the nearby fishing village (program applies from April to November). During the winter season, we will instead visit Viet Hai village and take a cycling trip around the village and visit an ancient local house.

Later return to our cruise to watch the amazing sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. The cooking demonstration will be held on board, or enjoy our happy hour at our Bar.

Evening:

Around 7:30 pm, dinner will be served. Then, you can take a rest in your own room after a long day of interesting activities, enjoy the seascape of the Bay at night or if you are into socializing, take a climb up on the top deck, try squid fishing, or watching a movie in the restaurant.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Overnight onboard cruise.

Day 4 - LAN HA BAY - HANOI FLIGHT TO DA NANG - HOI AN [B, Brunch]

06h00 Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Sang Toi cave is situated.

9h30 Visitors then return to PEONY CRUISE boat for check-out procedures. 

10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch. 

11h35 We return to the quayside in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

12h10 We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.

14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi by Peony cruise’s vehicle.

The driver will pick up and transfer you to airport for your flight departure.

Upon arrival in Da Nang, you will be picked up by our driver and transferred to hotel in Hoi An. Check-in hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Ancient Town Hoi An, the city's historic district, is recognized as an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century.

Meal: Light breakfast, brunch. 

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 5 - HOI AN - HALF DAY WALKING TOUR AND SPA [B]

About 8 am: Meet your guide at the hotel’s lobby and start the tour.

You will enjoy walking through the streets and small alleys of Hoi An, visit Hoi An Museum of History and Culture, lined with Chinese traders’ homes and wooden houses reincarnated as restaurants, cafés, and outlets for local artists, craftsmen, and tailors. Explore the beautiful 16th century Japanese Bridge.

Spend time at Precious Heritage Art Gallery – the gallery of  Rehahn. 

Rehahn is more than just a man behind a camera. He visited over 35 countries before making Hoi An, Vietnam his home in 2011. His unique combination of fine art photography and documentary styles results in images that both inform and mesmerize. His portraits take the viewer along on the voyage to catch a glimpse of authentic interactions with people, their smiles, their wisdom, their daily lives. For Réhahn, photography is a way to approach people, to document what is happening in the present while also learning about the traditions and heritage of their past.

Then enjoy a spa treatment at the local spa shop for relaxing.

Tour ends.

Meal: Breakfast.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 6 - HOI AN [B]

After breakfast, free day at own leisure.

Meal: Breakfast. 

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 7 - HOI AN [B]

After breakfast, free day at own leisure.

Meal: Breakfast.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8 - HOI AN - DA NANG TO PHUKET [B]

Check out hotel and transfer by the driver to the airport for your flight departure.

Day 9 - KHAO LAK AT LEISURE [B]

After breakfast, free at your leisure. 

Day 10 -  KHAO LAK AT LEISURE [B]

After breakfast, free at your leisure.

Day 11 -  KHAO LAK AT LEISURE [B]

After breakfast, free at your leisure.

Day 12 -  KHAO LAK AT LEISURE [B]

After breakfast, free at your leisure. 

Day 13 - KHAO LAK - FLIGHT TO HOME [B]

After breakfast, free at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your return flight Home

Dates & Prices

2019

12 Nights

01-30 November

£1,799 pp

01-06 December

£1,899 pp

07-15 December

£2,289 pp

2020

12 Nights

01-31 January

£1,969 pp

01-29 February

£1,969 pp

01-31 March

£1,969 pp

01-10 April

£2,259 pp

11-30 April

£1,839 pp

01-31 May

£1,599 pp

01-30 June

£1,689 pp

01-15 July

£1,689 pp

16-31 July

£2,089 pp

01-31 August

£2,089 pp

Notes

Prices are per person & based on 2 adults sharing. Price Includes all flights, accommodation and 20kgs baggage allowance on all flights. Return flights from London, on selected departure dates above. Subject to available hotels and flights.

NEXT STEP?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0203 023 7776. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk

What's Included

Overview

  • Return international flights with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Private transfers throughout

  • Daily breakfast included throughout

  • 2-days & 1-night on board cruise in Halong Bay including all meals and excursions onboard

  • Half-day Hanoi foodie tour (group tour)

  • Half-day Hanoi city tour including 1-hour cyclo ride (private tour)

  • Half-day Hoi An tour including 60-minute body massage

  • English speaking guide on all tours

  • Meals as mentioned in the program

  • Visit fees for all sightseeing as mentioned in the program

  • Drinking water

  • Government taxes


Itinerary in Brief

  • 2-Nights in Hanoi - Babylon Grand Hotel & Spa | Deluxe Room

  • 1-Nights in Lan Ha Bay - Peony Cruise Halong | Deluxe Balcony

  • 4-Nights in Hoi An - Laluna Hoi An Riverside Hotel & Spa | Superior Room

  • 5-Nights in Khao Lak - Manathai Khao Lak | Deluxe Room

BEST OF VIETNAM & THAILAND BEACH BLISS | 12 NIGHTS INC FLIGHTS, TRANSFERS & TOURS

Day 1 - HANOI ARRIVAL [No meals]

Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be greeted by our driver and you will be transferred to hotel for luggage storage.

Located in the center of the northern delta, Hanoi is an ancient city that was founded and developed for more than 1000 years since 1010. Although some relics have not survived through wars and time, the city still has many cultural and historical monuments of interest to visitors and residents.

Note: Rooms are available from 2 pm.

Free day in the capital for your own discovers the Ha Noi’s Old Quarter with 36 streets and a maze of lanes making up the old city center of the capital more attractive.

Meal: None.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 - FOODIE GROUP TOUR AND CITY TOUR INCLUDING CYCLO RIDE [B, L]

After breakfast, at8.30 am: Get ready at the hotel’s lobby, our driver transfer you to the meeting venue.

Enjoy a welcome drink with a special Vietnamese tea then your first tasting - Pho (Beef noodle soup or chicken noodle soup) one of typical breakfast of Hanoian.

10.00 am. Next stop Chau Long Market, for a tour of the market highlighting the ‘wet’ / unusual fruits/livestock/ frogs.

*sample of market foods of your choice. For example tree tomatoes or green mango with chili, silkworms, pork with green rice.

10.30 am. Next stop Hang Ga. We will take a taxi to Banh Cuon Thanh Van to sample the most famous dish in Hanoi Banh Cuon “ steam rice pancake with pork mince & mushroom inside).

11.00 am. Take a short walk to Dong Xuan market to go inside Ngo Cho Dong Xuan to try one of the best Bun Cha stalls in Ha Noi, and Prawn cake (Banh Tom).

*enjoy Bun Cha, grilled pork patties and pork belly with sticky rice noodles; prawn cake 12.30 pm. On our way back we stop at Yen Phu to visit a *traditional Ha Noi café, established in 1936.

* enjoy specialties of the café, black sticky rice or green rice with yoghurt. Coffee with yogurt or great passion fruit with yogurt.

Morning section ends.

Catch up with your local guide and the following afternoon will be a half-day city tour around Hanoi capital.

This afternoon you will start to visit Thang Long Imperial Citadel, situated at the heart of Hanoi, the Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long is an outstanding place of interest not only for the capital city but also for the country as a whole.

Then continue to West lake, reach Tran Quoc pagoda the oldest Buddhist temple in Hanoi, is located on a small island near the southeastern shore of Hanoi's West Lake, Vietnam.

Visit Vietnam Women Museum before hop on a cyclo to explore Hanoi Old Quarters. The cyclo will drop you in the heart of the city then you will have a chance to stop at landmarks of Hanoi as Church, Opera House... Transfer back to the hotel after tour ends.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3 - HANOI - LAN HA BAY - OVERNIGHT CRUISE [B, L, D]

Breakfast at the hotel.

Get picked up from your hotel by Peony Limousine at 9:00 am. Follow the newest highway connecting Hanoi and Hai Phong. Upon arrival at Dinh Vu Port, passengers will be welcomed by hospitable staff at Peony Cruise’s lounge. After enjoying a special cup of tea, around 12.00 am, Orchid tender will transfer tourists to the main boat Peony Cruise.

Afternoon: 

After check-in onboard, you will receive cruise briefing and safety instruction. Lunch will be served in the luxury restaurant on board – as you savour the exquisite Vietnamese and international cuisines, the cruise will slowly head pass beautiful islets in Halong Bay such as Da Chong, Con Vit, and Gia Luan.

Our stop today is at Ba Trai Dao beach, an untouched pristine beach of Halong Bay area where you can either kayak around or use the local rowing boat to visit the nearby fishing village (program applies from April to November). During the winter season, we will instead visit Viet Hai village and take a cycling trip around the village and visit an ancient local house.

Later return to our cruise to watch the amazing sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. The cooking demonstration will be held on board, or enjoy our happy hour at our Bar.

Evening:

Around 7:30 pm, dinner will be served. Then, you can take a rest in your own room after a long day of interesting activities, enjoy the seascape of the Bay at night or if you are into socializing, take a climb up on the top deck, try squid fishing, or watching a movie in the restaurant.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Overnight onboard cruise.

Day 4 - LAN HA BAY - HANOI FLIGHT TO DA NANG - HOI AN [B, Brunch]

06h00 Why not rise early to witness the bay at its very best whilst enjoying an invigorating Tai Chi session on the sundeck; after which we serve light breakfast. Upon completing breakfast continue our journey and head out in canoes to explore the bay in the area where the Sang Toi cave is situated.

9h30 Visitors then return to PEONY CRUISE boat for check-out procedures. 

10h00 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful brunch. 

11h35 We return to the quayside in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.

12h10 We bid farewell at Dinh Vu port, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.

14h00 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi by Peony cruise’s vehicle.

The driver will pick up and transfer you to airport for your flight departure.

Upon arrival in Da Nang, you will be picked up by our driver and transferred to hotel in Hoi An. Check-in hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Ancient Town Hoi An, the city's historic district, is recognized as an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century.

Meal: Light breakfast, brunch. 

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 5 - HOI AN - HALF DAY WALKING TOUR AND SPA [B]

About 8 am: Meet your guide at the hotel’s lobby and start the tour.

You will enjoy walking through the streets and small alleys of Hoi An, visit Hoi An Museum of History and Culture, lined with Chinese traders’ homes and wooden houses reincarnated as restaurants, cafés, and outlets for local artists, craftsmen, and tailors. Explore the beautiful 16th century Japanese Bridge.

Spend time at Precious Heritage Art Gallery – the gallery of  Rehahn. 

Rehahn is more than just a man behind a camera. He visited over 35 countries before making Hoi An, Vietnam his home in 2011. His unique combination of fine art photography and documentary styles results in images that both inform and mesmerize. His portraits take the viewer along on the voyage to catch a glimpse of authentic interactions with people, their smiles, their wisdom, their daily lives. For Réhahn, photography is a way to approach people, to document what is happening in the present while also learning about the traditions and heritage of their past.

Then enjoy a spa treatment at the local spa shop for relaxing.

Tour ends.

Meal: Breakfast.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 6 - HOI AN [B]

After breakfast, free day at own leisure.

Meal: Breakfast. 

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 7 - HOI AN [B]

After breakfast, free day at own leisure.

Meal: Breakfast.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8 - HOI AN - DA NANG TO PHUKET [B]

Check out hotel and transfer by the driver to the airport for your flight departure.

Day 9 - KHAO LAK AT LEISURE [B]

After breakfast, free at your leisure. 

Day 10 -  KHAO LAK AT LEISURE [B]

After breakfast, free at your leisure.

Day 11 -  KHAO LAK AT LEISURE [B]

After breakfast, free at your leisure.

Day 12 -  KHAO LAK AT LEISURE [B]

After breakfast, free at your leisure. 

Day 13 - KHAO LAK - FLIGHT TO HOME [B]

After breakfast, free at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your return flight Home

Dates & Prices

2019

12 Nights

01-30 November

£1,799 pp

01-06 December

£1,899 pp

07-15 December

£2,289 pp

2020

12 Nights

01-31 January

£1,969 pp

01-29 February

£1,969 pp

01-31 March

£1,969 pp

01-10 April

£2,259 pp

11-30 April

£1,839 pp

01-31 May

£1,599 pp

01-30 June

£1,689 pp

01-15 July

£1,689 pp

16-31 July

£2,089 pp

01-31 August

£2,089 pp

Notes

Prices are per person & based on 2 adults sharing. Price Includes all flights, accommodation and 20kgs baggage allowance on all flights. Return flights from London, on selected departure dates above. Subject to available hotels and flights.

NEXT STEP?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0203 023 7776. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk
Hotels and Accommodation

Babylon Grand Hotel & Spa

2 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

Peony Cruise Halong

1 Night

Full Board

Laluna Hoi An Riverside Hotel & Spa

4 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

Manathai Khao Lak

5 Nights

Bed & Breakfast


To book call our travel experts on 0203 023 7776 | 0207 071 3626

Email: res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk



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