Cultural Highlights of Vietnam - Tour & Cruise

Stunning Eight Night Vietnamese Tour! Take the Trip of a Lifetime to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh with an Overnight Cruise on Halong Bay. Enjoy Daily Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Guided Sightseeing, Domestic Flight, Airport Transfers and More. Small Group Tour with Local Vietnamese English Speaking Guide. Only $999 Per Person (Twin Share) instead of $1,399
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Stunning Eight Night Highlights of Vietnam Tour and Cruise

Experience the magic of Vietnam with an incredible eight night tour to stunning Hanoi, Halong Bay and Ho Chi Minh for only $999 per person instead of $1,399 (twin share)

Fly into historical Hanoi, spend an incredible night cruising on Halong bay, fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh (domestic flight included in the price) and depart from Ho Chi Minh 

No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking before 6 March 2014 and can’t get your preferred dates in the validity period, you can get your money back

Spend three magnificent nights taking in the spectacular sites of Hanoi staying at the Santa Barbara Hotel with French-style decor, tucked away on the edge of the famous Old Quarter full of local artisans and merchants

Tour Hanoi's famous temple on Hoan Kiem Lake, the 11th century Temple of Literature (Vietnam's first university), the One Pillar Pagoda built in 1049, stunning Ngoc Son Temple and much more

Set sail on a spectacular overnight cruise along the World Heritage listed Halong Bay on a traditional Vietnamese Huong Hai Junk ship, and relax in a well-equipped cabin with air-con, private bathroom and comfy bedding

Spend four incredible nights in Ho Chi Minh staying at the Moonlight Hotel in the heart of the city's most vibrant entertainment district, close to plenty of shops, restaurants and nightlife

Crawl through the famous Cu Chi Tunnels that stretch for kilometres underground, immerse yourself in history at the War Remnants Museum, marvel at the old-world charm of Vietnam's Notre Dame Cathedral, shop at the Binh Tay Market and much more

Your package also includes:

Delicious daily breakfasts including choices of pastries, eggs and bacon, fresh fruit, tea and coffee and more to get you ready for each day's adventures

Five authentic lunches including real Vietnamese Pho and a seafood feast aboard the Halong Cruise with traditional delicacies like fried Halong squid cakes, steamed tiger prawns, fresh shrimp spring rolls and more

Two traditional dinners including mouthwatering eight dish set feasts at local Vietnamese restaurants in both Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi

one-way domestic flight with Jetstar Asia from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh including 20kg baggage allowance

An experienced local Vietnamese English speaking guide with all the insider knowledge on the regions along the way

Return private airport transfers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

Single Traveller Option

Travelling by yourself or don't want to share a room? Single traveller options are available for only $1,428 instead of $2,199

Buy this deal with security. This offer is being sold by Licensed Travel Agent TA-0033111 Luxescapes Travel, registered with the Travel Compensation Fund, Fund File Number 10630. Purchasers are protected

What We Like

Hanoi is the heart and soul of Vietnam, full of vibrant culture, friendly locals and breathtaking sights

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

Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a bustling metropolis full of old world charm and traditional culture offering ancient pagodas and vibrant markets alongside skyscrapers and designer malls

So get a friend or your partner on board for this adventure you'll never forget!

Valid for specific tours until 21 November 2014 (bookings must be made before 21 October 2014)

Tours Depart: 14 March 2014; 21 March 2014; 2 May 2014; 29 June 2014; 22 July 2014; 22 August 2014; 5 September 2014; 19 September 2014; 3 October 2014; 31 October 2014; 21 November 2014

Booking Guarantee: Book before 6 March 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 prior to 8 March 2014). Refunds are not available if you are not able to secure your preferred dates after that date (please note, bookings must be made before 21 October 2014)

VN Holiday's cancellation and change of date policy applies. Any changes to confirmed bookings are at the discretion of VN Holidays and charges may apply

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

Tour departs when a minimum of six people have confirmed booking (tour dates are flexible and booking guarantee applies)

Voucher is valid for one person. Bookings are based on double occupancy (per person, twin share)

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults

All surcharges are payable directly to VN Holidays

Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations

Voucher is non-combinable with any other promotions

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

Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this voucher

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

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays

Value has been determined based on the 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

How to get there

Fly to Hanoi, and fly out of Ho Chi Minh City (tour includes cruise around Halong Bay) 

VN Holidays

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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 6 March 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 secured, 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(s) by e-mail before 6 March 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our support team with evidence of attempted booking before 8 March 2014 and they will refund your money.

Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.

Highlights of Vietnam Tour

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival

We’ll meet you at the airport and transfer to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, via Thang Long Bridge that crosses
the Red River, and check-in to your hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi - Full Day City - SIC (B, L)

Get to explore Vietnam’s capital city. We’ll start with the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam dating
back to the 11th century, before dropping by Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (closed on Mondays, Fridays and October
and November), his modest stilt house where he chose to live and work. Next stop is the “One Pillar Pagoda” which
was built in 1049 under King Ly Thai Tong. After lunch, we’ll visit Tran Quoc Pagoda or Ngoc Son temple. Our
final stop is Hoan Kiem Lake. If you go on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, you also have a chance to visit Bat
Trang village, one of the oldest pottery villages in Asia.

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we’ll leave the busy streets of Hanoi and make our way through the countryside to stunning
Halong. You’ll take a wooden junk and sail leisurely and enjoy the breathtaking sight of this World Heritage site
with its emerald water, grottoes and caves. Enjoy seafood lunch on board and observe the daily lives of people
on the bay. If the weather permits, you may swim or even venture into some of the smaller caves in a sampan.
Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the bay and we’ll anchor for the night.

Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)

In the morning, you’ll wake up and be enveloped by the bay’s mystical beauty. We continue to sail past caves
and grottoes, passing floating villages and fishing boats. Upon disembarkation, we’ll head back to Hanoi where
you are free to further explore the streets of this vibrant city.

Day 5: Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City (B)

After breakfast, we’ll transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh - Full day city tour - SIC (B, L, D)

Immerse yourself in recent history at the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace and marvel at the
French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office. We’ll also head
to Cholon or Chinatown to experience first-hand Chinese influence on Vietnamese society. Light some incense at
the Thien Hau Pagoda, before fitting in some all importance retail therapy at Binh Tay Market. After that, we will
head for dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels – Tay Ninh – SIC (B, L)

This morning, we'll transfer to Tay Ninh, a city that is most famous for being the home of the Cao Dai religion, an
indigenous Vietnamese faith that includes the teachings of the major world religions. After lunch, enter the depths
of the earth through the famous Cu Chi Tunnels - the secret underground system that stretched for hundreds of
kilometres during the war.

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh (B)

Free and easy.

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh - Departure (B)

Another free day before we take to you to the airport for your flight home. Do some last minute shopping. Eat up
a storm. Book a complete spa package. Just enjoy.

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