Travel in style through Vietnam staying in some
of the country’s finest hotels and a night aboard
a luxury Halong Bay cruiser. Discover the cities of
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, the tribal highlands
near Sapa and the cultural sights of Hué and
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Overnight flight from London to Hanoi, via
Bangkok, with Cathay Pacific. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the Sofitel Legend
Metropole Hanoi for 2 nights. (N)
Tour of Hanoi including a street market visit with
food tasting. (B, L)
Drive to the world heritage site of Halong Bay
and board the luxurious Halong Violet for an
overnight cruise. (B, L, D)
Watch the sun rise over the bay, then disembark and transfer to Hanoi for the Victoria Express
train to Lao Cai. Overnight in a private cabin. (B, L)
Morning arrival in Lao Cai, then spend two days
exploring the Muong Hoa valley, visiting villages
and markets. Stay 2 nights at the Victoria Sapa
Resort & Spa. (B, L)
Take the overnight train back to Hanoi, then fly
to Hué, the 19th-century Nguyen capital. Stay 2
nights at La Residence Hué. (B)
Cyclo ride to the Imperial Citadel and Thien Mu
pagoda, then lunch in a restored royal home. (B, L)
Visit the royal tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh,
then drive over the spectacular Hai Van Pass to
Hoi An. Stay 2 nights at the Anantara Hoi An
Resort. (B, L)
Morning city tour, including the 400-year-old
Japanese covered bridge. (B)
Drive to Danang and fly to Ho Chi Minh City. Stay
2 nights at the Park Hyatt Saigon. (B, D)
Morning drive through the countryside and visit
the Cu Chi tunnels. (B, L)
Fly to London. (B)
Morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
The Anantara Hoi An Resort is a boutique hotel set on the banks of the Thu Bon river, only 5 minutes walk from the fascinating old town of Hoi An. The resort is built in a charming colonial style with spacious landscaped gardens and facilities include an outdoor pool, two restaurants and a spa offering massages and treatments. The hotel offers a regular ferry service to the delightful Cua Dai beach, located 5 km from the...
The Halong Violet is one of the latest and most luxurious additions to the cruises offered around the spectacular scenery of Halong Bay. Fitted out in 1930s Indochinese style, the Halong Violet features two Deluxe cabins, and four Suites. All accommodation is beautifully decorated and fully air-conditioned with en suite bathroom, jacuzzi and private balcony. Facilities on board the boat include a boutique dining room, library, lounge, spa and...
A former governor's residence, La Residence Hue is a beautifully restored colonial building which has been transformed into an art deco boutique hotel. It has a prime location on the banks of the Perfume river, with views of the imperial citadel. Vietnamese and international cuisines are served at Le Parfum restaurant. Guests can relax in the garden, by the pool or at the...
The Park Hyatt Saigon is the city's foremost luxury hotel, centrally located on Lam Son Square, near the Opera House, and within walking distance of the city's shopping, entertainment and tourist attractions. The 244 rooms and suites are stylishly decorated in an opulent French colonial style, with wooden floors, separate work area, high-speed internet access, and white marble bathroom with walk-in rain shower. The spacious Park Suite King rooms feature French wooden shutters that provide a warm residential setting and a separate living room area. The Xuan Spa offers seven private treatment rooms, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness studio. Diners can choose from two innovative restaurants: Square One, serving Vietnamese seafood dishes and steak, and Opera, an all-day Italian dining venue. Afternoon tea can be taken at The Park Lounge, while 2 Lam Son martini bar is one of the city'...
The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, formerly the Sofitel Metropole, is a French colonial-style hotel located in the heart of Hanoi. A historic city landmark, the hotel has hosted many illustrious guests, including Charlie Chaplin, who spent his honeymoon here, and the writers Somerset Maugham and Graham Greene, who both wrote here during their stays. The 364 rooms and suites are spread over two wings: the Metropole wing, which offers the finest heritage accommodation in Hanoi's French quarter, and the new Opera wing, with a neoclassical style, Sofitel MyBeds and high-tech fittings. The Metropole has three of the city's finest restaurants: Le Beaulieu serves French haute cuisine accompanied by a sommelier's fine wine pairings, taste authentic Vietnamese in the Spices Garden, or modern Italian culinary art at Angelina. La Terrasse du Metropole is a Parisian-style cafe while Le Club has...
With its elegant carriages, the Victoria Express train recalls a more romantic era, passing through the exotic landscapes of north Vietnam. The train departs six times a week between Hanoi and Lao Cai (Sapa), and travels overnight taking approximately 8.5 hours. The train accommodates up to 52 passengers in two luxurious carriages, travelling in either 4- or 2-berth cabins. All feature air conditioning, as well as individual reading lights, baggage storage and oversized windows. Le Tonkin dining carriage serves traditional Vietnamese and international...
The Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa is a traditional mountain chalet property, built above the town in such a way that it blends in well with the natural surroundings. It is the best accommodation in the area, and an ideal base for walks into the surrounding hills and forests.
Features: 77 rooms, 3 restaurants, indoor heated swimming pool, spa, tennis courts, bar, library, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Queen-size bed or twin beds, a comfortable sitting area with sofa and a writing desk, terrace, minibar,...
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VSL2016: 13 Nights
Hanoi is relatively small and runs at quite an unhurried pace for a capital city. Restin...
The ancient town of Hoi An is located 30 km south of Danang on the banks of the Thu Bon...
Set on the banks of the Perfume River, Hue was capital of Vietnam between 1802 and 1945...
Sapa is a small market town perched on a plateau in the Hoan Lien Son mountain range,...
Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is a frenetic Asian city of markets, streets...