Sparkling Seas & Hideaways
Ready to see Vietnam in style? Our chauffeur will pick you up from your front door and drop you off at the airport, and once you touch down in Hanoi you’ll fast track through security before being met by a guide and taken to your hotel.
You’ll kick-start your stay in the buzzing capital by touring top attractions including the ancient Temple of Literature, the One Pillar Pagoda – one of the country’s most revered temples – and West Lake. That evening indulge in Michelin-starred French cuisine at the highly regarded Press Club Restaurant. The good food continues on your last full day here as you’ll embark on a culinary tour of the capital with a local food expert. Visit buzzing produce markets, sample local delicacies and sip delicious slow-dripped hot brew.
Hop aboard a seaplane and transfer to the iconic Halong Bay, known for its beguiling emerald waters and rainforest topped towering limestone islands. You'll spend two nights aboard the splendid Violet Junk, one of the most revered ships on the Bay.
Check the boat's itinerary for available visits and activities and enjoy a lovely onboard meal and bottle of wine at dinner. The next day you’ll visit some of the most untouched areas of the bay; enjoy swimming on secluded beaches, visiting water tunnels and exploring local fishing villages.
Today you’re off to the coastal resort of Nha Trang in southern Vietnam. You’ll be staying at the charmingly rustic yet stunningly luxurious Six Senses Ninh Van Bay. Situated in a stunning crescent-shaped bay, the resort boasts astounding cuisine, sea view decks, and even butler service! During your stay, you’ll also enjoy an intimate dinner complete with wine pairing in the Wine Cave.
Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
Bid farewell to beachside paradise and head for Vietnam’s largest city – Saigon. En route, you’ll stop at Cu Chi tunnels, an intricate network of underground tunnels used in the wars, where you’ll hear tales of what life was like for those who lived here. You’ll spend the evening at the Saigon Opera House where you’ll enjoy VIP tickets to an AO show performed by local dancers and artists. On your last full day in the city, you'll meet with a respected scholar and travel in a vintage car on an insightful architectural tour.
On Day 13, take a VIP transfer to the airport to catch your flight. On arrival in the UK, you'll be chauffeured home with a headful of wonderful Vietnamese memories you’ll cherish forever.