Travel Bets Bets Package Includes
  • Round trip airfare aboard Cathay Pacific
  • 5 nights in Hong Kong at 3-star i-Club Ma Tau Wai or similar
  • 6 night guided vacation of Vietnam staying in 4-star hotels
    Halong Bay: 1 night Royal Lotus Hotel Halong or similar
    Hanoi:
    1 nights Adamas Hanoi Hotel or similar
    Hue:
    2 night Romance Hotel or similar
    Hoi An:
    1 nights Hoi An Silk Village Resort or similar
    Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): 1 nights Muong Thanh Sai Gon Centre Hotel or similar
  • Dining: 6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches
  • Guided sightseeing and admissions as specified in the itinerary
  • Airport transfers in Vietnam

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February 28-March 28, 2019 Thursday Departures
Vancouver from $3449 + $555 tax
Victoria, Kelowna from $3579 + $575 tax
Calgary,Edmonton from $3649 + $595 tax

Hong Kong airport transfers:
i-Club Ma Tau Wai: Take the airport express train from airport (paid locally) to Kowloon station, connect with i-Club Ma Tau Wai hotel shuttle

The above prices do not include:

  • Vietnam & Cambodia Visa application fee for Canadian Passport: C$180.00 per person.
  • Personal Insurance (Purchase of personal travel and trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended).
  • Gratuities to Vietnam guides, and drivers: US$100 per person/ per day to be paid local

Itinerary

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Day 1 (Thu): Vancouver to Hong Kong

Day 2 (Fri): Arrive Hong Kong

Day 3 – 6: Hong Kong, free for leisure

Day 7 (Wed): Hong Kong – Halong Bay

Arrival in Hanoi, transfer to hotel in Halong Bay. Overnight at Royal Lotus Hotel Halong or similar.

Day 8 (Thu): Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)

Board the charming traditional wooden junk for a cruise through the Bay and en-route lunch will be served. Following lunch witness rock formations with names like Stone Dog, Incense Burner (Dinh Huong), and Fighting Cock (Ga Choi). At the core of the islets, there is an enchanting cave to visit thusly named Surprise Cave (Sung Sot), after that stop at Titov Island. Sail past floating villages, fishermen casting their nets and pearl fisheries and observe the rhythms of daily life on the bay. After tour transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. Overnight in Adamas Hanoi Hotel or similar.

Day 9 (Fri): Hanoi – Hue (B)

After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing tour in Hanoi includes visit the Temple of Literature and a walk in the Old Quarter. After the tour transfer to airport for flight to Hue. Upon arrival in Hue, meet and transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Romance Hotel or similar in Hue.

Day 10 (Sat): Hue (B/L)

After breakfast, pick you up at Toa Kham Wharf, then visit Thien Mu pagoda a historic temple, the symbol of Hue city. Back to the boat for a scenic cruise to Thuy Bieu Eco-village for cooking class. Go to Thuy Bieu local market (located near Thuy Bieu village), take time to stroll around and buy necessary foods for cooking class with chef. Prepare lunch by yourself under the instruction of our chief. After your practical class, it’s time to taste the Hue traditional dishes that you have prepared and our chef will be able to give his feedback on your own chef skills. Then, spend 2 hours to stroll or bike around peaceful village. Relax by steeping your foot in medicinal herb water a traditional therapeutic practice and enjoy therapeutic massage by the blind people. After lunch, will visit the Imperial Citadel before transfer back to you hotel.

Day 11 (Sun): Hue – Hoi An (B)

After breakfast, visit the Imperial Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh. Thereafter transfer to Hoi An with sightseeing in Danang. After arriving in Danang, visit the Cham Museum, an elegant colonial building which houses the finest collection of Cham sculpture in the world; and pass by Non Nuoc Beach, a famous spot for American soldiers during the Vietnam-American War. Continue south to Hoi An, stopping enroute to visit the Marble Mountains, five stone hillocks, once islands, that rise sharply from the surrounding rice fields. Riddled with caves and shrines, they are said to each represent one of the five elements of the universe. Overnight in Hai An Silk Village Resort or similar.

Day 12 (Mon): Hoi An – Danang – Saigon (B)

After breakfast, enjoy a walking tour includes visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, constructed in 1593 by the Japanese community to link the town with the Chinese quarters across the stream. Near the bridge is Sa Huynh Museum which houses exhibitions from the earliest period of Hoi An’s history. Wander into the Tran Family Chapel, a 200 year old house built for worshipping ancestors. Visit Phuoc Kien Assembly Hall, a Chinese pagoda built around 1690 and enlarged in 1900. It is typical of the Chinese clans in the Hoi An area and is dedicated to Thien Hau Thanh Mau, the Goddess of the Sea and Protector of Sailors and Fishermen. Also enter into a Lantern Making Workshop to see how the frame is made and the silk cloth put onto the lantern. After tour transfer to Danang airport for flight to Saigon. Upon arrival in Saigon, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Muong Thanh Sai Gon Centre Hotel or similar in Saigon.

Day 13 (Tue): Saigon – Hong Kong – Vancouver (B)

After breakfast enjoy a sightseeing to in Saigon includes visit Reunification Palace, the Emperor of Jade Pagoda, the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market. After tour transfer to airport for your departure flight.

 

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