The program is specially designed for couples who have just married or who want to spend time together in a private and romantic atmosphere. Leave the arrangement in our hands, simply come and enjoy your happy and romantic time at a beautiful beach resort with absolute comfort. Immerse yourself in the beach’s fresh ambiance, relaxing spa treatment and other thorough cares – all together will make your dream come true and your trip a sweet memory.
Overnight at top luxury hotels in Vietnam
Experience private exclusive cruise on Halong Bay and in Mekong Delta
Enjoy special and for-you-only arrangements
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Arrival flight information(own ticket, flight information to be advised)
Upon arrival, when you leave the airport terminal please look for 4U Tours’ guide displaying a welcome signboard with your name on it. Transfer to your hotel.
Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital and the second largest city, is a fascinating blend which combines traditional Sino-Vietnamese motifs with French flair, of the East and West. The fact that it was largely unscathed in the decades of war and is now going through a building boom makes it a rapidly developing city in Southeast Asia.
Dinner is served at Ly Club Restaurant. Set in a French colonial building which was the former residence of the Governor of Indochina in the 19th century, Ly Club is an elegant setting for enjoying delightful Vietnamese cuisine and live traditional Northern folk opera music performance.
Accommodation:Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi (5-star)
Address: 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Tel: (+84 4) 3826 6919
Step back into history at Hanoi’s most storied 5-star hotel. A Grand Dame of Southeast Asia Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoï welcomes guests to experience her colonial grandeur and timeless elegance. Located steps from the Opera House in Hanoï's French Quarter, this legendary property brings guests into intimate contact with the opulence of another era. Surround yourself in heritage as you stroll by stately corridors and explore a dramatic past.
Day 2: Hanoi Full Day City Tour
After breakfast, start to explore Vietnam’s Capital – Hanoi
This morning, we will drive to Ho Chi Minh’s Complex to visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh’s House-on-Stilts and One Pillar Pagoda.
The next stop will be Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university and the very first stop-over of any foreign tourist in Hanoi. It reveals the Hanoians’ spirit of studying in the past. It is also a famous historical and cultural relic nowadays.
Lunch is served at Wild Lotus Restaurant. With comfort and relaxation in mind, the designers had done a wonderful job using colors and shapes to create a colonial environment in which one can immediately feel at home while enjoying genuine Vietnamese dishes.
After lunch, you will visit the serene Museum of Ethnology, a 20 minute drive out of town that offers a fascinating insight into Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minority groups (Museum of Ethnology is closed on Mondays).
Drive back to Hanoi to enjoy cyclo riding around the Old French Quarters. Then, take a guided walking tour to walk along the 36 old streets for insights into the Hanoian’s ordinary life.
Dinner is on your own.
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay
In the early morning, guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and depart from Hanoi to Halong Bay by road through rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalos and Vietnamese village’s daily life on both side of the highway No.18.
Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular travel destination. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes. Halong Bay is a center of a larger zone which includes Bai Tu Long Bay to the northeast, and Cat Ba islands to the southwest. These larger zones share similar geological, geographical, geomorphological, climate, and cultural characters.
Embark on Legend Halong Cruise and enjoy a welcome cocktail. Savor a delicious fusion lunch as Legend Halong heads to Vung Ha beach.
You can join one of the following optional activities: kayak or swim near the beach.
The vessel cruises back through the bay to its overnight anchorage near Cong Do. Join in Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck (if the weather permits).
Candlelit set-menu dinner is prepared in the restaurant or on sundeck if the weather is nice. Retire to your cabin or join our staff at the reception for squid fishing.
Accommodation: Bhaya Legend Cruise
One cabin cruise
Address: Tuan Chau Island, Halong
Tel: (+84 33) 3842 368
Legend Halong, which has expanded its fleet to the total of 08 vessels to offer you more choices for dream charter cruises in Halong Bay. The Legend fleet includes 01 junk of one cabin, 02 junks of two cabins, 04 junks of three cabins, and 01 junk of four cabins. Offering luxury junk cruises fit for Imperial Royalty, each cabin can accommodate 02 passengers with comfort and relaxation. Unique routing, private boat, and personalized services also guarantee your ultimate privacy. Halong Bay overnight cruises aboard a Legend Halong include free-flow soft drinks, coffee and tea, lunch, dinner and brunch. They are perfect for individuals, couples, families and friends wishing for an exclusive, private, customized charter cruise on Halong Bay.
Day 4: Ha Long – Hanoi - Fly to Hue
Enjoy the fresh air on the Sundeck to start your day while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
Light breakfast. Legend Halong weighs anchor to cruise through the Bay passing beautiful seascapes. Visit Vung Vieng Fishing Village by local rowing boat (01 hour) then return to the vessel.
Brunch is served onboard. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor and the boat anchors at the pier in Tuan Chau Marina.
Drive back to Hanoi.
Originating from the 10th century, water puppetry is a unique folk art that cannot be found anywhere in the world but Vietnam. Although water puppetry has gone on for over 300 years in Dao Thuc Village (on the way to the Noi Bai Airport), it really made a comeback several years ago thanks to one of artisans, Mr. Phong.
Upon arrival, drop by a puppet making workshop and meet Mr. Phong to learn how he and his family bring this traditional art out to the world as well as how those wooden guys move. Enjoy a private 30-min outdoor water puppet show on the village pond with live traditional orchestra music background accompanied. Admire the puppeteers standing chest-deep in the water to manipulate puppets.
Transfer to Hanoi airport for your flight to Hue.
Domestic flight Hanoi – Hue is on Vietnam Airlines (economy class)
Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by your guide and transferred to your hotel by private vehicle.
Dinner is served at your hotel on arrival.
Accommodation: La Residence Hotel & Spa (5- star)
Deluxe Riverview Room
Address: 5 Le Loi Street, Hue
Tel: (84 54) 3837 475
Step back in time. Indulge serenity. A member of the Mgallery collection of memorable hotels by Accor, La Résidence Hue Hotel & Spa is an enchanting boutique hotel on the banks of the fabled Perfume River overlooking the former Imperial Citadel – once home of Emperors and now preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Endowed with opulence, excellence and warmth, this former residence of the French Colonial Governor was painstakingly restored in 2005 and redeveloped as an exceptional design hotel. The hotel’s distinctive bowed facade, long horizontal lines and nautical flourishes are hallmarks of the 1930’s modern school of art deco architecture streamline.
Day 5: Explore Imperial Hue
This morning, take a boat cruise on Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda, which is considered as the symbol of Hue.
Afterwards, visit the Citadel Complex of Hue, set up by Nguyen Dynasty from 1805 to 1945, is now one amongst the relics of the Hue ancient Capital – the World Cultural Heritage, capturing much of tourists’ attention. They are Hue Capital Citadel, Royal Citadel and Forbidden Citadel.
Enjoy lunch at Ancient Hue Restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will visit King Khai Dinh’s Tomb, the last Mausoleum built during the Nguyen Dynasty. It is perhaps the most beautiful one of all the royal tombs. Situated on one of the Chau Mountains, amidst pine, cassava and sugarcane, King Khai Dinh’s Tomb is surrounded by natural beauty. Its architecture is a blend of East and West.
Continue with the Garden House of Princess Ngoc Son. Princess Ngoc Son was a daughter of Emperor Dong Khanh. When she married, her father granted her the land to build a home. Today, it is one of the best garden houses and has been maintained largely in its original form. The house is a classic structure with three bays and two wings. The highlight is a small artificial rock garden. The present owner also has a fascinating collection of artifacts and mementos from the days of the former Royal Empire.
Your dinner tonight will be hosted by Mr. Phan Thuan An – the descendant of Princess Ngoc Son as well as the house owner. Mr. An is also a famous researcher on Hue’s culture and people.
Day 6: Hoi An Walking Tour
Breakfast at your hotel
Late morning, depart from Hue for Danang
Lunch is served at Ancient Faifo Restaurant, which is set in an ancient house that once inhabited and inspired two generations of prominent Hoi An artisans. The restaurant offers sensational Vietnamese cuisine in a delightful presentation. Combining elements of art, music and history, it is an ideal choice for dining or just sipping a cocktail.
In the afternoon, visit Phung Hung Ancient House, which used to be a shop-house of the formers merchants as well as a city house of special value built in the middle of the 19th century; Museum of Hoi An, a harmonious cultures combination of Vietnam, Japan & China; Kwan Kung Temple.
Continue to visit Japanese Covered Bridge, which was built in the 16th century, consisting a Japanese pagoda to protect the sailors on the northern side, the statues of two dogs at the western end, and two monkeys at the eastern end; Hoi An Market, and Workshop of Traditional Handicrafts
Hoi An Town is also famous for instant tailor shops for vest, dress, Vietnam Traditional Ao Dai which you can have within 24 hours after the order.
Enjoy the night life with colorful lanterns of Hoi An Ancient Town.
Dinner today is on your own.
Accommodation: The Nam Hai Hoi An (5- star)
Address: Hamlet 1 Dien Duong Village, Dien Ban District, Hoi An
Tel: (+84 510) 394 0000
Day 7: Hoi An Countryside and Sunset Dinner
In the morning, you are free at leisure.
In the afternoon, drive to discover Hoi An countryside by a fun buffalo cart ride passing by rice paddies and vegetable farms at Cam Thanh Village.
Upon arrival at the wharf, board a local river boat and start cruising down Hoi An River. When you reach a good spot, hop off the boat along the shore and try your hand at casting the Vietnamese fishing nets. Casting the nets takes practice, but the fisherman will offer their years of experience and advice. Then learn how to paddle the unique round basket boats.
The sunset time is also an ideal time of the day as the sun makes less light and we can watch its shape before the night time. It is more amazing in water areas as everything becomes golden twinkle.
Transfer Cua Dai Estuary to discover the hidden life: a ferry is rushing to take people back home; a fisherman take time to do some last day work; some work to be ready for the night…all can offer you a collection of beautiful pictures. Let’s find a different atmosphere for dinner on the river with some Hoi An specialties – grilled sea food cooked right on the boat.
Day 8: Danang - Fly to Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnels
This morning, you will be transferred to Danang airport to take the flight to Saigon.
Domestic flight Danang – Saigon is on Vietnam Airlines (economy class)
Upon arrival, you will be welcome by your private English speaking guide and transferred to Cu Chi Tunnels.
Lunch is served at Ben Nay Riverside Restaurant.
Cu Chi Tunnels are located about 25 miles from Ho Chi Minh City in an area that was controlled by the Vietcong through its now legendary system of tunnels. In Cu Chi District alone there were over 155 miles of tunnels, which are several stories deep. The upper soil layer is between 3 to 4 meters thick and be able to support the weight of a 50 ton tank and the damage of light cannons and bombs. The underground network provided sleeping quarters, meeting rooms, hospitals, and other social rooms.
Firstly, you will watch documentary films about Cu Chi in 30 minutes.
Then, you will be introduced with some tunnel entrances, kinds of traps and their usage in war, “Hoang Cam” kitchen invention, rice cake making show & enjoy typical local food “khoai mi” with Pandan leaves.
You also have chance to shoot with real gun and bullet (on own).
Drive back to Saigon town and check-into your hotel.
This evening, transfer to Ly Club restaurant for dinner. Set in a classic French colonial-era villa, The Ly Club Saigon is surrounded by a garden and fountains. The menu features innovative Western and Vietnamese dishes which can be enjoyed at the al-fresco area or inside the wonderfully decorated private dining rooms.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon (5-star)
Address: 02 Lam Son, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city
Tel: (+84 8) 3824 1234
Our grand hotel in Saigon majestically rises nine stories above District 1, steps from the elegant Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace, Ben Thanh Market, and other Saigon main tourist attractions, the exhibition center and business district. Hyatt’s 244 rooms & suites redefine urban luxury, blending sophisticated design and décor with the latest modern comforts as the leading Saigon hotel.
Day 9: Unforgettable Day in Saigon
Saigon is the country’s commercial centre and, with over eight million inhabitants and four million motorbikes, a city that never sleeps. Despite the well-documented hustle and bustle, Saigon retains its connections with the past.
This morning, drive to visit Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office and the former Presidential Palace.
Notre Dame Cathedral, a red brick edifice with twin spires based on the original construction from Paris.
Central Post Office, designed by the French architect, Gustav Eiffel, before he had risen to fame for the Eiffel Tower.
The former Presidential Palace, the headquarters of the Saigon Government during the American war, is a short drive away and reveals the history of Saigon during its turbulent recent past.
Enjoy your lunch with Pho, Vietnamese beef noodle, at Pho Hoa, the most famous Pho restaurant in town.
This afternoon, drive to visit China Town with Binh Tay Market.
Chinatown (Cho Lon) is an interesting place to see classical Chinese architecture reminiscent of years gone by with plenty of Chinese restaurants. It is also a place of great historical and cultural importance. Chinese minorities hid here from the Tay Son and subsequently had to rebuild the area twice following attack. Those who survived settled and began selling a variety of Chinese products.
Then take a cyclo ride to Thien Hau Temple (the Temple of the Lady Thien Hau), a Chinese style temple located on Nguyen Trai Street in the Chinatown. It is dedicated to Thien Hau, the Lady of the Sea. Thien Hau is worshipped in the seafaring Chinese communities of Fujian, Guangzhou, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia. She is not specifically a deity of Taoism or Buddhism, though she has been brought into connection with figures and themes from Taoism and Buddhism.
This evening, transfer for dinner at Son Ha Restaurant, a Vietnamese rooftop restaurant with nice view to the center of Saigon with colorful lights in the evening.
Day 10: Overnight Cruise on Mekong River
This morning, you will be transfer to Mekong Delta for a memorable cruise.
Upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat. Enjoy your welcome drink and peaceful scenery while crew members board your luggage. The cruise will take you to Phong Nam Village in Giong Trom, where you will take a rowing sampan boat through the small canals, which are covered green by the water coconut plants.
Stop at a local house to taste the tropical fruits and chat with the farmer and take a visit the rice noodle factory before getting back on the boat and continuing to cruise to Mo Cay district.
Lunch will be served onboard while cruising onto Vam Nuoc Trong Canal. On arrival at Mo Cay Town, stop for a visit at the coconut processing workshop where you can see how the locals utilize every bit of the coconut. Then continue your cruise to Vung Liem Town where your boat will anchor for an overnight.
Relax and freshen up for your cooking demonstration and dinner on board. The rest of the evening will be spent at your leisure.
Overnight will be spent onboard in Vung Liem Town.
Accommodation: Mango Cruise
Mango Cruises, providing memorable private cruising experiences in Vietnam’s picturesque Mekong Delta, is high quality private sampans and promises in-depth local knowledge experience as well as dedicated staffs to give you a cruise you will never forget along river routes that remain untouched by commercial tourism. With luxurious cabins on a beautifully constructed wooden ship, you will find your onboard life comfortable.
Day 11: Mekong Delta – Saigon
In the early morning, breakfast will be served on board before starting to explore the town of Vung Liem lively wet market. After that, continue on to visit the Cao Dai Temple in one of the most popular local religions, which is a combination of Taoism, Buddhism and Confusium.
After that, cruise to Cai Be to visit the floating market, before meeting your driver on land for your return to Saigon.
Lunch will be at Mekong Restaurant on the way back to Saigon.
Dinner is on your own.
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon (5-star)
Day 12: Saigon – Con Dao
Breakfast at your hotel
This morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Con Dao.
Domestic flight Saigon – Con Dao is on Vietnam Airlines (economy class).
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your heaven resort for relaxing.
Note: The private transfer is arranged by your resort and without guide.
Rest of the day, you are free to enjoy the beach and resort.
Lunch and dinner today are on your own.
Accommodation: Six Senses Con Dao (5-star)
Ocean Front Duplex Pool Villa
Address: Con Dao Island, Ba Ria Vung Tau
Tel: (+84 64) 383 1222
Six Senses Con Dao, which is the first five-star resort in the archipelago islands, is contemporary in design and reflects the essence of a traditional fishing village. Passionate about supporting and protecting the environment, Six Senses Con Dao’s demonstrated commitment to sustainability has been recognized as one of the world’s top eco lodges by National Geographic Traveler.
Day 13&14: Con Dao Heaven Island
Breakfast at your hotel
These days, you are free at leisure to enjoy the most beautiful resort of Vietnam and the heavenly white sand beach.
Lunch and dinner are on your own
Day 15: Con Dao – Saigon – Departure
Today you will be transfer to the airport for your flight to Saigon where you will connect your departure fight home.
Note: The private transfer is arranged by your resort and without guide.
- Tour cost is in US dollars and based on the above suggested hotels & room categories. It is subject to change due to hotel availability and increase in airfare upon confirmation.
- Quoted program prices are per person, based on group of 2 persons, double / twin share.
What to be Included?:
Hosted dinner and interaction at the Palace of Princess Ngoc Son
Cyclo ride in Old Quarters of Hanoi
Water puppet show in Dao Thuc Village
Meals as indicated in the program
Admission fees as per itinerary
Private air-conditioned transportation
Regional English speaking guides during the program
Bottled water, soft drinks, snacks, wet tissue… during transfers
Not to be Included:
Visa to Vietnam
Airport Assistance Service
International flights as separated offer & Airport tax
Domestic flights & Airport tax
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary and drinks during meals
Drinks / water at included lunches and dinners
Hotel early check-in / Late check-out
Travel & Trip insurance
Other expenses which are not clearly mentioned in inclusive services
Gratuities to guides and drivers (suggested USD 10 / person / day)
Airfare Hanoi – Hue; Danang – Saigon; Saigon – Con Dao – Saigon: USD 410 / ticket (on Economy class, inclusive of airport tax)
**Airfare is subject to change by the airlines without prior notice.