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Stunning Four Night Vietnam Tour & Cruise to Hanoi & Halong Bay
Experience the magic of Vietnam with an incredible five day/four night escape for two adults to stunning Hanoi and Halong Bay for only $899 instead of $1,395
Begin your trip in Vietnam’s famous capital of Hanoi and continue to take in the magnificent sights of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Halong Bay, encounter spectacular seascapes and uninhabited islands before returning to Hanoi
No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking before 19 August 2014 and can't get your preferred dates in the validity period, you can get a full refund
The journey combines three nights’ accommodation at the luxurious five-star Movenpick Hotel Hanoi in a Superior Room (featuring king-size or twin-share bedding, work desk, LCD TV and plush interiors) and an overnight stay on the five-star Emeraude Classic Cruises ship in a Deluxe Cabin (featuring twin or double bedding configurations, convenient amenities and heritage-style décor)
Highlights of the trip include guided shore excursions to Sung Sot Grotto and the breathtaking Floating Village, as well as swimming and kayaking, seasonal squid fishing and a movie screening under the stars
Take in stunning vistas of Halong Bay from the ship’s viewing decks, learn how to make traditional Vietnamese spring-rolls with an engaging cooking class, treat your tastebuds at the crepe station, dine on evening canapés and enjoy a buffet lunch and dinner featuring International, European and Vietnamese delights
Wake up to an appetising café gourmand served on the sundeck, an energising breakfast and learn the ancient art of Tai Chi
Check out the 'Itinerary tab’ for more information
Your tour also includes:
Enjoy complimentary welcome drinks of Hibiscus Tea with apple juice and honey aboard the Emeraude Classic Cruises ship
Daily buffet breakfasts featuring international and local delights at Movenpick Hotel Hanoi (including pastries, eggs, bacon, pancakes, Vietnamese Pho, cereals and fresh fruits), as well as all meals on-board the cruise ship (breakfast, lunch and dinner, all buffet-style)
Private round-trip airport transfers and round-trip Halong Bay transfers by shuttle bus
Relaxing one x 30 minute foot massage for each adult on-board the Emeraude
Complimentary use of a two-person kayak to explore gorgeous Halong Bay for one hour
Includes all taxes and services charges and entrance fees to Halong Bay
Royal Treatment Upgrade
Want even more luxury? Upgrade to the Royal Treatment Package for only $1,299 instead of $1,879 for two adults and enjoy the following bonuses:
Unwind with a soothing 60-minute Vietnamese body massage each at SF Spa in Hanoi
Enjoy a spectacular set lunch for two at the five-star Press Club restaurant in Hanoi, reminiscent of 1920s Vietnam with sleek wood floors and white linen – linger over delectable servings of fish with mixed herbs and riesling butter sauce, pasta with mushrooms and creamy pesto sauce, and chocolate cake with vanilla sauce for dessert
Indulge in a tantalising dining experience for two at the traditional Indochine Hanoi Restaurant and sample from dishes such as Hanoi-style steamed rice pancakes, stir-fried fish with mixed vegetables, grilled chicken with tamarind sauce, and fresh seasonal fruits
Embark on a guided walking tour around the historic city of Hanoi showcasing all the must-see sights including the local artisans and merchants in the Old Quarter, the Bach Ma Temple, Hoan Kiem Lake, and the ancient Van Mieu Temple of Literature - Vietnam's first university
What We Like
Hanoi is the heart and soul of Vietnam, full of vibrant culture, friendly locals and breathtaking sights
Admire the charming colonial architecture and Buddhist temples in the Old Quarter, visit picturesque Hoan Kiem Lake and take a trip to the Temple of Literature built as a university in 1070 dedicated to Confucius
Few locations can rival the incredible natural beauty and serenity of Halong Bay - the World Heritage site is a mystical labyrinth of limestone karsts and isles, caves, lakes, secluded beaches and abundant sea life
Forget trying to plan your overseas trip from scratch... Emeraude Classic Cruises has your Vietnamese holiday sorted
You can view all the terms and conditions relating to this offer by clicking on the 'Fine Print' tab above
Valid for stays until 30 August 2015 (bookings must be made before 30 June 2015)
Blackout Periods: Not available for travel between 15 June 2015 and 30 June 2015
High Season Surcharge: A nightly surcharge of $25 per room applies from 1 October 2014 to 30 April 2015. A nightly surcharge of $18 per room applies from 1 May 2015 to 30 August 2015
Booking Guarantee: Book before 19 August 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund (evidence of attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email prior to 21 August 2014). Refunds are not available if you are not able to secure your preferred dates after that date
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a 'first in, best dressed' basis
Voucher is valid for two adults
Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two people (both aged 12 years or older). Please note that all guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or older)
Child Policy: Please note that this tour is not suitable for children (aged 11 or younger). Contact Emeraude Classic Cruises directly for enquiries
Please note that should the weather be dangerous on Halong Bay and not suitable for an overnight stay, the cruise will be cancelled and alternative tour and accommodation of similar standard and inclusions will be arranged by Emeraude Classic Cruises
This package excludes international and domestic air tickets, international departure tax, visa fees, beverages, other kayak and massage services, unmentioned services, tips and gratuities, or other personal expenses
Connecting rooms may be booked (subject to availability)
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher
Nights must be used consecutively
Multiple vouchers are available for purchase to extend consecutive nightly stays
Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments or change of date – fees are at the hotel/tour provider’s discretion/policy
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations
Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash
Voucher must be presented at check-in
All surcharges are payable directly to the tour provider
Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this voucher. Please note, a VISA may be required for travel for some guests
Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas
A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa. Please take the time to visit our preferred vendor website at www.visasdirect.com.au/luxescapes to assist you with any visa application requirements and processes
Package cannot be split
Value has been determined based on the hotel/tour's published rack rates provided and the value of inclusions
All activities and services are subject to availability
Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher
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How to get there
Getting to Hanoi is easy! Flights depart from most capital cities to Hanoi via Jetstar, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, Cathay Pacific and more.
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Emeraude Classic Cruises
Emeraude Classic Cruises
Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.
And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!
How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request before 19 August 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates, a travel consultant will also assist, if your preferred dates aren't able to be booked, you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account).
What do I need to do?
Simply make your booking with the hotel by e-mail before 19 August 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our Support Team via email with evidence of attempted booking before 21 August 2014 and they will refund your money.
Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.
Day 1: Welcome to Vietnam – Arrival to Hanoi
Greeting at the airport and private transfer to hotel for check-in. Free at own leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Moevenpick Hotels Hanoi (Superior room)
Day 2: Getaway Halong Bay Overnight Cruise (B, L, D)
06:30 - 07:30 Breakfast at hotel
07:30 - 07:45 Check-out. Enjoy a short drive (approx 10 minutes driving – on your own) from hotel to
Emeraude office. Meet up time at 7h45AM
08:00 - 12:00 Morning drive to Halong Bay by shuttle bus
12:00 - 12:15 Register/Check-in at Emeraude Cafe
12:15 - 12:20 Embarkation
12:20 - 12:25 Captain Raises Anchor
12:25 - 14:30 Cruising Halong Bay
12:45 - 14:00 Vietnamese & International Buffet Lunch
14:00 - 22:30 Register for Foot Massage service at reception
14:00 - 15:00 Free & Easy
15:00 - 16:00 Guided Shore Excursion to Sung Sot Grotto and Floating Village
16:00 - 16:30 Crepe Station on Sundeck and cruising to Pearl Farm
16:30 - 17:30 Kayaking* or Swimming at Pearl Farm
18:00 - 18:30 Vietnamese Fresh Spring Roll Cooking Class (Sundeck)
18:30 - 19:30 Complimentary Canapes on Sundeck
19:30 - 21:00 Vietnamese & European dinner buffet served (Dress Code: Smart)
21:00 - 22:00 Bills Settlement (Optional)
20:00 - 22:00 Squid Fishing (Seasonal)
20:30 - 23:00 Silver Screen "Indochine"
Emeraude Classic Cruises (Deluxe cabin)
NB: (*) Chargeable, massages available all day, set menu applies for cruise with 14 persons and below
Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B)
06:00 - 07:00 Complimentary cafe gourmet served on the Sundeck
06:30 - 07:00 Learn ancient art of Tai Chi on Sundeck
07:00 - 08:00 Leave Luggage/Bags Outside Cabins
07:30 - 09:30 Cruising Halong Bay
07:00 - 08:30 Energizing breakfast served
08:30 - 09:00 Check-Out
09:30 - 10:00 Disembarkation
10:00 - 10:15 Drop Off Point: Emeraude Café
10:15 - 13:30 Arrive back to Hanoi. Drop off at Emeraude office
Moevenpick Hotels Hanoi (Superior room)
Day 4: Hanoi (B)
Free & Easy.
Moevenpick Hotels Hanoi (Superior room)
Day 5: Hanoi Depart (B)
Arrangement ends & private airport transfer provided. End of services.
I've been to several cruises in Halong Bay but this one is totally different in an amazing way. The unique style of the cruise, marvellous scenery and friendly staff made my trip unforgettable. Enjoying sunlight on the deck with a bottle of beer, kayaking or swimming in the afternoon and lying on the sofa, feeling the summer breeze, etc. You really don't want to go back to daily life once you experience those moments. I will definitely be back to the cruise for a longer trip.”TripAdvisor
My husband and I went on an overnight excursion on the Emeraude on March 19th, 2014. Not only did we love Halong Bay but we were also extremely pleased with everything about the Emeraude. We were upgraded to the Captain's Cabin which was spacious and very comfortable. While we were cruising, we visited a pearl farm, some amazing caves, and a floating market. The food was good and there were lots of choices… Overall it was an excellent experience and I highly recommend seeing Halong Bay on the Emeraude.”TripAdvisor
This is a beautiful ship built in the style of the 1900s. Cabins are well equipped. The restaurant is buffet style with a good choice of Vietnamese and European dishes. The itinerary and shore trip is excellent and on board there are activities to keep you amused (you must try squid fishing).”TripAdvisor