GENERAL INFORMATION OF VIETNAM BEACH BREAK TOUR

 

DESTINATION OVERVIEW

Sunbathing on the beaches and soaking in the diverse cultures while exploring Vietnam beach break tour with Orient Skyline Travel! This specially crafted holiday journeys following the charming country’s coastline to include Vietnam’s prettiest maritime destinations of Halong Bay, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Mui Ne. Embrace all highlights of every destination while enjoying getting tan in this tropical leisure!

 

DESTINATIONS INCLUDED

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hoi An – Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Mekong Delta – Mui Ne

 

JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Walking through tiny street labyrinth of Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Cruising across dramatically scenic Halong Bay on traditional junk boat
  • Visiting UNESCO heritage of Hoi An Ancient Town and exploring its nearby coastline
  • Enjoying Vietnam’s top beach paradise, Nha Trang’s World top Bay
  • Unfolding the story of Old Saigon and modern Ho Chi Minh City and visiting its highlights
  • Lazing in Mui Ne, Vietnam’s most unique beach destination with gold sand dunes

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Fine accommodation
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Tours transferred in and air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sightseeing fees during guided times
  • Boat cruises on tour
  • Domestic flights in economy class
  • Service charges and government tax

THROUGH THIS VIETNAM BEACH BREAK TOUR, YOU WILL DISCOVER

Day 1 : Arrive Hanoi 

Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam’s one millennium old capital! Welcomed by your guide at the airport and transferred you to your hotel. After refreshment, follow your expert guide to explore Hanoi’s Old Quarter where the streets’ name are product names once produced and sold in the past centuries.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 : Hanoi – Halong Bay on overnight cruise (B, L, D)

Travel eastward for 3.5 hours outside of Hanoi to escape the city chaos and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Vietnam’s Red River Delta. On arrival at Halong port, board your traditional junk boat and sail through UNESCO World Heritage of Halong Bay. Marvel the endless islands and jungle-clad limestone pillars as you sit down on sun deck. Enjoy delicious seafood lunch. Pass by the distinctive formations of Chicken fighting Rocks and the towering Titov island.

After lunch, in the afternoon visit the beautiful Luon Cave by traditional bamboo boat into a lagoon and admire the stunning stalagmites and stalactites reflecting shadows in the clear water. There is plenty of time to relax on the junk’s sun deck, register for an advantage of the spa services and sip a cocktail or two, before joining in cooking demonstration when the evening begins. Learn to make traditional Vietnamese dishes with the boat’s master chef, take a recipe for home! Enjoy more delicacies at dinner. After lavish dinner, take the opportunity to try your luck fishing for squid before the day is done! Or simply, climb up to the sun deck for the starry galaxy!

Overnight on board in Halong Bay.

Day 3 : Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoi An (B, L)

Wake up early to join in a slow pace Tai Chi on the boat sun deck as the boat moves towards Halong Bay’s biggest cave – Surprise Cave. Take a tender transfer to the cave entrance and be prepared for a surprise! The entry to the cave is very small and well hidden, but once you get through, the cave opens up to thee large chamber with impressive limestone formations of thousand stalactites and stalagmites. Surprise! Return to the boat for brunch while enjoying the last scenic cruise to Halong Port where you take transfer to Hanoi for the flight to Danang airport. Upon arrival, be met by other guide and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 4 : Hoi An city tour (B, L)

Depart from your hotel and head to the charming riverside town of Hoi An to discover old streets flanked with traditional home silk shops,cafes and art galleries and iconic landmarks. Hear in details the story of Hoi An, from a traditional fishing village to an international trading port that welcomed Chinese, Dutch, Japanese, Portuguese merchants between the 16th to 18th centuries.

The tour journeys around town to most of the top famous landmarks such as the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall or Jinshang Temple which is dedicated to the Goddess, the Chua Ong Pagoda built in 1653 to honor the Chinese general Quan Cong, one of the Chinese’s most honorable saint. Next, visit Tan Ky House, a 200 year old ancestral house will bring you a glimpse of the past generations’ lifestyle and finally, stroll across the most photographed 17th century covered bridge built with the financial fund from Japanese living in town during those former days. The bridge is a major landmark of Hoi An and even printed on the Vietnamese currency the 100.000 Dong note!

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 5 : Hoi An (B)

Enjoy a relaxing day at your leisure or hire a bike and cycle to the nearby countryside to get a glimpse of the seaside country life.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 6 : Hoi An – Danang – Fly to Nha Trang (B)

After a couple of days discovering the food and culture in Hoi An, continue southwards to the beach destination of Nha Trang. Not only a lovely long beach, Nha Trang has several beautiful islands in the bay where you can enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving to see some of the very colorful tropical fish and coral. Enjoy an evening stroll along the breezy beach street before return to the hotel for the good night snore!

Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 7 : Free day in Nha Trang (B)

Apart from a perfect postcard photo place, the Nha Trang’s gold sand beach offers nothing more than swimming and sunbathing! If you have done the beach enough, be sure to take a trip to some of the spectacular nearby islands, though. The highlight spots of the bay include visiting the islands: Hon Mun Island is good snorkeling and seeing tropical fish and coral, Hon Mieu is worth visiting a fishing village with hundreds of green boats bobbing off shore, walking through the fish nets and drying basket boats you reach an aquarium the opposite island’s side.

Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 8: Nha Trang – Free day (B)

Enjoy your other day at leisure. Alternatively, if you have ticked all from beaches to islands, head to the photographer’s spot at the Long Son Pagoda where there is a giant Buddha stature built on top of a hill which allows great city view shots. Next, head to the Cham Ponagar Tower, it’s a group of almost ten ancient holy towers which date back more than a thousand years when they were built.

Overnight in Nha Trang.

Day 9 : Nha Trang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City (B)

After Nha Trang’s sand and sun, fly down to Ho Chi Minh City, a vibrant city of over 9 millions of people that boasts Vietnam’s most impressive economically thriving city and so the Vietnam’s best downtown skyline from Saigon river!

Up on arrival, there are two options you can choose: A city tour visiting the most iconic landmarks of Saigon like visiting the Central Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral and Reunification Palace. If you are enough with city landmarks then take active outing trip, traveling out to see the World famous of the 20th century – Cu Chi Tunnels, where Viet Cong soldiers had lived and fought from underground during the Vietnam War.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 10 : Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

Enjoy breakfast and drive to the Cai Be town where you will board the Mekong Queen, a traditional wooden river boat. In the old days during Vietnam’s French colony period, these boats were essential means of transportation in Mekong Delta and flooding areas. And even nowadays, they still remain a handy means of reaching the Mekong Delta’s isolated island communities.

Meet your Mekong Queen at the Cai Be jetty at 10 AM, you will be welcomed with cold towels and a refreshing drink while your Mekong Queen sets off gliding for its leisurely cruise on the busy waterways. On the river, from your comfort sampan, you will observe local life as it plays out on the river sides – the people, lush green landscapes – while your attentive crew serves you some more tea and fresh fruit of lady finger banana, rose apple. As your boat glides through Cai Be Floating Market where you will see house cum boats from around regions sell their agricultural products. After the market visit, the boat will stop more en route to visit local families industries making rice paper, coconut candy, distilling rice wine and other local products, this provides additional income for the riverside locals. Lunch will be served in a local family restaurant in the middle of a fruitful garden on the island. After that take a short ride across the mighty Mekong River to Vinh Long city where your private transfer is await for you and drive you back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 11 : Ho Chi Minh City – Mui Ne (B)

Early this morning, head to the North of Ho Chi Minh City to the beach paradise of Mui Ne which, perhaps, offers one of the most favourite beach break as you will find there are variety of water sports available and endless of giant sand dunes which are perfect for your active activities apart from lazing beach. Sunsets over the sand dunes, don’t forget camera for postcard photos!

Overnight in Mui Ne.

Days 12 & 13 : Mui Ne – Free days (B)

Enjoy a relaxing day at your own leisure.

Overnight in Mui Ne.

Jour 14 : Mui Ne – Ho Chi Minh City – Departure (B)

Have free time until your transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City for your onward flight.

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