Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Mai Chau Escape – 2Days/1Nights

Discover the beauty and exotic cultures of Vietnam's highlands with an overnight visit to Mai Chau. Only a 3-hour drive from Hanoi, this beautiful region is characterized by karst fangs, towering mountains and fertile rice paddies. Spend a night with a hill tribe family and trek through the rolling countryside, immersing yourself in the wonders of Mai Chau valley. Step off the beaten path and experience Mai Chau’s relaxed hill tribe life and breathtaking scenery. This Vietnam package tour is crafted to show the best of the north's beauty. Requiring little travel time, it is the perfect escape from Hanoi or extension to a Vietnam tour.

Start City : Hanoi ► Mai Chau ► HaNoi
Duration: 2 days/ 1 night
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
- Airport transfers are available upon request.
- Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi.
 Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau Valley – Thai tribe village
Your driver and guide will meet you at your hotel and take you along highway 6 to Mai Chau: a small town nestled in the midst of a lush valley and surrounded by emerald-green rice fields. Enjoy picturesque views of the scenic landscape, sown with pagodas and rural villages. Stop along the way to visit the Muong tribe and then at Thung Khe Pass for a spectacular view of Mai Chau Valley. Have an authentic lunch with a local family of the White Thai Tribe and enjoy some free time to acquaint yourself with the villagers. In the afternoon, trek through terraced rice paddies and small villages, discovering the natural beauty of the valley and encountering the culture of the ethnic minority Thai people on our visits to the Pom Coong and Na Phon villages. Return to our homestay for to help prepare the evening meal. This is an opportunity to learn about the local cuisine and culture as you join the family to prepare a traditional dinner. In the evening enjoy a live dance and music performance. Stay overnight in the Longhouse.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay in Mai Chau

Day 2: Mai Chau Discovery – Hanoi

Start the day with a simple breakfast with your host family then take a short drive through the surrounding countryside, before setting off on a trek through rice paddies and down winding lanes to visit the “Cum” and “Xam Khoe” villages. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture and enjoy an authentic lunch at one of the villages. In the afternoon, drive back to the urban bustle, arriving at your hotel in Hanoi in the late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: N/A.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Highlights Of Vietnam – 8 Days/7nights

Start City : Hanoi 
End City : Saigon
Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights
Departure: Daily, upon your request.- This tour offers you cultural and historical insights to Vietnam of past and present. Travel includes all main tourist attractions of the North, Central and South.
- Visit three World Heritage Sites: Halong Bay, Hue and Hoian.
- Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi and from Saigon.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival.
Welcome to Hanoi: Vietnam’s bustling colonial capital. Your guide and driver will meet you outside the baggage claim of Noi Bai Airport and take you to your hotel in the city center. In the afternoon, take a walk around the center, visiting some of Hanoi’s main attractions: the Opera House, Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. In the evening enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance – a unique Vietnamese Art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture – followed by a welcome dinner at one of Hanoi’s finest restaurants.
Meals: Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour – Halong.

Enjoy a half day to explore Vietnam’s charming capital, before driving through the countryside of the Red River Delta to the magical Halong Bay. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house), the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature, the Fine Arts Museum. In the afternoon, leave the bustle of the big city and drive to Halong Bay (3 to 4 hours drive).
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Halong.

Day 3: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoian.

Today you enjoy a day cruise on Halong Bay: a UNESCO World Heritage Site and natural wonderland composed of jutting limestone islands and sparkling turquoise waters, located in the Gulf of Tonkin. After breakfast at the hotel, you are transferred to the Halong harbor to board your private junk cruise for a 4-hour journey. Cruise along the calm waters, between looming, limestone outcrops to visit Dau Go Cave “Grotto of the Wooden Stakes”, where, in 1288, one of Vietnam’s most famous generals, Tran Hung Dao, stored hundreds of stakes before battling the invading Mongolian army. A short walk away, visit the newly discovered Thien Cung Cave ("Grotto of the Heavenly Palace"), famous for its stalagmites and stalactites. Savor a fresh seafood lunch, served on board before sailing back to Halong City, where your car will be waiting to take you to Hanoi for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Hoian.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodations: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 4: Hoian Walking Tour – Boat trip.

Immerse yourself in the tranquility and charm of this sleepy riverside town. From the 16th to 18th centuries Hoian was a thriving international port frequented by Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders, who came to trade in the high quality silk still produced in the region. Today, Hoian is a relaxing resort popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, skilled tailors and numerous cafes. Take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the ancient town centre, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Hall, the 200-year old Tan Ky ancestral house and the famous Japanese Bridge. After lunch, take a short boat trip to a nearby island and visit a handicraft village specializing in ceramics. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon and enjoy a free evening at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 5: Hoian – Danang – Hue

Depart Hoian for the scenic mountainous drive to Hue. Stop at the dramatic Hai Van Pass, the high dividing line between the climate zones of North and South Vietnam, to admire the spectacular views and at the fishing village of Lang Co for a drink. Spend the afternoon on a leisurely walking tour through Vietnam’s ancient capital city, visiting the Royal Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of King Tu Duc (a replica of the king’s palace built for the next reincarnation of the king), before exploring the Imperial Museum and Dong Ba Market.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue.

Day 6: Hue – Fly to Saigon.

Have breakfast at the hotel then drive to Phu Bai Airport of Hue to catch your flight to Vietnam’s modern metropolis: Saigon. Arrive in the late morning and enjoy an orientation tour through Ho Chi Minh City’s bustling streets en route to the hotel. Have lunch at a downtown restaurant of your choosing then set out on a guided city tour. Visit the War Remnants Museum, learn about Vietnam’s recent history at Reunification Palace, visit the nearby neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the City's Centre Post Office before passing by the ornate Opera Theatre and the City Hall. Finally, end up at the Ben Thanh Market, where vendors display a vast array of goods and handicrafts, appealing to every taste.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 7: Saigon – Mekong Delta day trip.

Today you travel to the Mekong River Delta on a day trip to explore the rich culture and lush fluvial landscape. After breakfast, your guide & driver will meet you at your hotel and take you to Cai Be. Start your tour with a visit to Cai Be’s colorful floating market, cruising among the local barges stuffed-full of fruits and vegetables. Visit some local workshops then enjoy a delicious lunch served at a local house in the cool shade of An Binh Island’s orchards. In the afternoon, take a traditional rowboat and venture deeper into the countryside, floating through narrow canals to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Stop at a nursery garden to discover how farmers along the delta produce their world famous fruits and vegetables. The cruise ends around 3:30 PM in Vinh Long. Your driver will meet you at the dock and take you back to Saigon.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 8: Saigon Departure.

Today is free at your leisure for last minute shopping or sight-seeing before driving to the airport to catch your departure flight home.Bon Voyage!
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014


 Hotel Area: Da Nang
 Price From : $154
 Address :  36 Bach Dang, Danang, Vietnam
On the west bank of the Han River in the center of Da Nang, this 37-story hotel features modern rooms just over half a mile from Da Nang Railroad station and just over 1 mile from Da Nang International Airport. Free Wi-Fi is provided.
This skyscraper offers panoramic views of the city and its beaches from the lounge. Guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in the outdoor swimming pool.
The air-conditioned rooms at Novotel Danang all have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safe and private bathroom with hairdryer and free toiletries. The private balcony offers beautiful sunset views.
Just under 1 mile from Cham Museum, the Novotel Danang Premier Han River's The Square restaurant features indoor and outdoor dining. For a pre-dinner drink, guests can head to Pier 36.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Muong Thanh Quang Ninh Hotel

 Hotel Area:Bai Chay, Halong
 Price From : $71
 Address: :Lot 1 - Bai Chay, Halong
 Located in Ha Long City, Muong Thanh Quang Ninh Hotel is 10 metres from Ha Long Night Market and 50 metres from Bai Chay Beach. Offering free Wi-Fi access, it houses an outdoor pool, a fitness centre and a sauna.
The hotel is 4 km from Marine Plaza and 6 km from Big C hypermarket. Bai Tho Mountain is 10 km away, while Tuan Chau Island is 15 km away. Cat Bi International Airport is 37 km away.
Rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a personal safe, a minibar and coffee/tea making amenities. The en suite bathroom offers a bathtub, hairdryer and toiletries. Select rooms offer sea views.
Van Xuan serves Asian and Western delights, while Thien Cung offers up the daily breakfast buffet, serving Asian favourites.
Guests can play a game of tennis, sing their hearts out at a karaoke session, or go for a relaxing massage. Other facilities include meeting/banquet spaces, a business centre and a tour desk. Staff at the 24-hour reception can assist with luggage storage, laundry, ironing and airport shuttle services.