The Beauty Of The Islands

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Highlights of tour:

Discovering and relaxing on some famous islands of Vietnam with golden sand, beautiful and peaceful beaches.

Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi (D)

Arrival at Hanoi airport, after immigration and customs formalities, you’ll be met by your personal guide and driver, then transfer into the city. On arrival, check-In to hotel.

A cyclo (rickshaw) trip around with 36 streets of Ha Noi ancient town gives you a chance to explore the different local way of life. You will visit a complex of the Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple (Jade mountain Temple), But Tower (Pen – shaped tower), Dai Nghien (Ink Stand), the Red – painted wooden The Huc Bridge…

Enjoy the Water Puppet Show in the evening. Welcome dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi- Cat Ba island (B,L,D)

After breakfast, we drive up to Binh pier (Hai Phong), take the hydrofoil to Cat Ba Island, on arrival, you will embark on board of our junk to visit Lan Ha Bay. We reach Ba Trai Dao Beach. Lunch will be served up on board. In the afternoon, we continue paddling to Dark Cave. Then we explore this amazing cave by kayak. The cave is a 200m long, dark tunnel thrusting through a limestone mountain. The tunnel is the only entry to a secluded and beautiful lagoon. After the exploration of the cave we paddle to our overnight junk in Halong Bay. Dinner and stay overnight on the junk.

Note: The cabins on board are simple, comfortable, clean, air-conditioned, and outfitted with their own and hot shower. This is a private cruise.

Day 3: Cat Ba – Hai Phong – Ha Noi – Da Nang – Hoi An flight (B,L,D)

Have breakfast on board while cruising through Drum Cave Island, Man’s Head Islet, Van Gia Fishing Village and then head back to the Harbor. Disembark and take the hydrofoil to Hai Phong, return to Ha Noi.

Transfer to airport, flight to Da Nang. On arrival, welcome by our local guide then transfer to Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 4: Hoi An – Cham island – Hoi An (B,L,D)

Breakfast at hotel, and then take the speed boat to Cham Island, UNESCO biosphere reserve. After a trip of 30 min, we arrive on this island. You have a chance to do snorkeling or diving for admiring some beautiful corals. The island is rich in aquatic resources, with 165 hectares of coral and 500 hectares of seaweeds. Walking and visit a traditional fishing village of Bai Lang. A delicious seafood lunch will be served up on the island. Return to Hoi An at the end of afternoon. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 5: Hoi An – Da Nang – Hue (B,L,D)

Morning, you’ll explore the old port town’s narrow cobblestone streets and visit historic sites including a traditional Chinese trading house, Phuc Kien Pagoda and the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge.

We drive up to Hue, via scenic Hai Van Pass, where we enjoy the spectacular panorama of the central coastline from the summit. Stop at Lang Co to stretch your legs and enjoy the white sands of this peaceful beach. Overnight in Hue.

Day 6: Hue (B,L,D)

In the morning, you will take a boat trip on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda. Then visit the elaborate tombs of Emperor Tu Duc & Khai Dinh. Afternoon, visit the majestic Imperial Citadel of Hue and finish the day with a visit of Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.

Day 7: Hue – Saigon (B,L,D)

Transfer to the airport; take the flight to destination of Saigon.

You will visit the Reunification Hall and the former US Embassy. Historically, both buildings symbolize the deep scars of this once war-torn country. You also have the chance to see the War Remnant Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral and general post office which was reportedly designed Gustave Eiffel. Walk amongst the frenzied merchants and buyers of Cho Lon market and visit Thien Hau Pagoda. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Sai Gon.

Day 8: Saigon – Cai Be (B,L,D)

Breakfast at hotel, driver will drop you off at Cai Be pier; take a boat to Mekong Lodge. Lunch at Lodge. Afternoon, walking in the village and visit some home factories of coco candy and handicraft. End of the day, a cooking class will be organized. Dinner and stay overnight at Lodge.

Day 9: Cai Be – Saigon – Phu Quoc/Con Dao/Whale island (B,L)

Breakfast at lodge, you take the time for walking or biking around the island. We go to one of the orchard, tasting some tropical fruits: mango, rambutan, longan… then boat trip for returning to Cai Be pier. Drive back to Saigon, transfer to the airport, flight to one of our “paradise islands”: Phu Quoc, Con Dao or Whale Island (following to your choice). Upon arrival, welcome by our driver then transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 10: Phu Quoc/Con Dao/Whale island (B)

Free at own leisure on island (suggested activities: swimming, snorkeling, driving…).

Day 11: Phu Quoc/Con Dao/Whale island (B)

Free at own leisure on island (suggested activities: swimming, snorkeling, driving…).

Day 12: Phu Quoc/Con Dao/Whale island – Saigon departure (B)

Free at own leisure until a suitable hour to transfer to the airport; take the flight of departure via Saigon.





  • Check-In to hotel: 1pm,
  • Check-Out from hotel: noon,
  • B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Diner
  • Junk in Ha Long: a deluxe Junk, private cabin and shared Junk. The cabin is comfortable and has 02 single beds or 01 double bed, bathroom, hot and fresh water (possibility to take a private junk upon request).

Our prices include:

  • Accommodation in shared double room at standard hotels and overnight on board,
  • English speaking guide for each area as per program, without free days,
  • Domestic flights Hanoi – Danang and Hue – Saigon, Saigon – PhuQuoc/Con Dao/Nha Trang – Saigon,
  • Entry fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program,
  • Meals mentioned,
  • Private car.

Our prices do not include:

  • International flights and airport tax,
  • Visa for Vietnam,
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses,
  • All services not clearly mentioned.