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VietnamWellness and culinary escape

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Combine a visit to Vietnam - one of the most diverse countries in the world with a revitalizing wellness retreat. Begin with cultural immersion in Hanoi, followed by a nature escape and overnight cruise in Lan Ha Bay, Halong Bay's off the beaten path cousin. Continue South through imperial Hue, buzzing Ho Chi Minh City and the enchanting Mekong River Delta. Participate in wholesome activities like...

Combine a visit to Vietnam - one of the most diverse countries in the world with a revitalizing wellness retreat. Begin with cultural immersion in Hanoi, followed by a nature escape and overnight cruise in Lan Ha Bay, Halong Bay's off the beaten path cousin. Continue South through imperial Hue, buzzing Ho Chi Minh City and the enchanting Mekong River Delta. Participate in wholesome activities like cooking lessons with the locals, tea ceremonies and bicycle rides among endless rice terraces. Learn traditional fishing techniques and gaze at cotton-candy sunsets. Fine refuge from the hustle and bustle of busy cities at Alba Wellness Resort. Daily yoga sessions and peaceful walks in the garden will offer plenty of time to contemplate this beautiful life experience. 

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Trip highlights
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Yoga
    Yoga
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Local culture
    Local culture

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Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi!

• Arrive at Noi Bai Airport, where you will be greeted by our representative

• Transfer you to hotel for check-in

• Spend the rest of the day at leisure

Visited:
Hanoi
Accommodation
Night at La Siesta (Hanoi)

Day 2: Hanoi cultural city tour

• Your morning is your own. Have a lazy morning or go for a stroll

• Later, meet your guide and visit the Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam, dating back to 1070

• Continue to Sword Lake, passing by Hang Hanh - the famous coffee street

• Throughout this tour, your senses will be bombarded with a cascade of different sights, sounds, smells and characters

Visited:
Hanoi
Accommodation
Night at La Siesta (Hanoi)

Day 3: Lan Ha Bay

• Depart in the direction of Hai Phong to the Got Ferry Terminal

• Transfer by tender boat to the Orchid Cruise to discover an alternative route to Halong Bay

• At lunch time, cruise to Da Chong Islet to see a lighthouse built by the French

• Take a bus to explore the Trung Tang Cave located in a beautiful valley

• The overnight cruise continues through to Cat Ba island and Lan Ha Bay

• You will have time to enjoy the sunset and a chance to join a traditional cooking class

Visited:
HanoiHalong
Accommodation
Orchid cruise (Ha Long)

Day 4: Flight to Hue

• Greet the day with an early morning Tai Chi class

• Then, explore the Ao Ech area by kayak

 Back on board, witness a tea ceremony and enjoy a delicious brunch while cruising back to the pier

• Transfer to to Noi Bai airport for your flight to Hue

• On arrival, you will be welcomed by a new guide and transfer to Alba Wellness resort

Visited:
Halong, HanoiHuế
Accommodation
Alba Spa (Huế)

Day 5: Morning Yoga & a day of relaxation

• This morning, step into a yoga studio for an intensive and uplifting yoga class

• Or, opt outdoors to take in the serenity of the Zen garden

• The remainder of your day will be free

Visited:
Huế
Accommodation
Alba Spa (Huế)

Day 6: Hue, cooking class & Vong Canh Hill

​• Meet your guide and set off on a full day tour of Hue and surrounding areas

• First stop is Thanh Toan Bridge, surrounded by a peaceful rural landscape

​• Spend the afternoon exploring Hue: the capital city, the imperial city and the forbidden city

​• Then, join a hands-on cooking class at a garden house with a local expert

​• Continue to the Club of Royal Martial art performance in Hue Citadel

​• Arrive on Vong Canh Hill, where you can expect a stunning sunset and panoramic view

Visited:
Huế
Accommodation
Alba Spa (Huế)

Day 7: Free day at Alba Wellness resort

​• Relax and rejuvenate at Alba Wellness Resort

​• If you'd prefer to stay active, try the zipline & high-wire experience

• Highwire features 32 challenges, 6 meters above the ground. Course 1 is designed for families while courses 2 and 3 are for adventure lovers. The zipline is 560 meters long, launching from Ma Yen mountain and Truong Son range

Visited:
Huế
Accommodation
Alba Spa (Huế)

Day 8: Tam Giang Lagoon & Ho Chi Minh City

• Your guide will drive you to Tam Giang Lagoon for an immersion into local life

Visit a local house to learn about traditional fishing techniques and sit down with the family for lunch

• Take a bike ride to the village and learn about rice cultivation

• In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City

• Once there, you’ll be welcomed by your new guide and transfer to the hotel

Visited:
HuếHo Chi Minh CitySaigon
Accommodation
Night at Fusion Suites Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 9: Discover Saigon

• Set off to visit the historical sites of the city with a local guide: the old Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, Dong Khoi Street, Chinatown, Binh Tay international market and Thien Hau pagoda

• Continue to the War Remnants Museum OR the FITO Museum

• In the evening, take an evening scooter ride to discover Ho Chi Minh City food & nightlife

• Explore 4 districts and taste local specialities like fried pine nuts, steamed clams with lemongrass and banh xeo, traditional pancakes

• Afterwards, hit a live music joint, an awesome rooftop and the dance floor

Accommodation
Night at Fusion Suites Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 10: The Mekong Delta by boat & bicycle

• Depart from Ho Chi Minh City to explore Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta

• First, visit a brick factory in Phong Nam

• Step onto a boat for a cruise along the Chet Say river

• Visit a carpet weaving workshop, allowing you to understand better the specialties of the local economy

• Hop in a xe loi (a motorized rickshaw) or on a bicycle and explore a small village

• Sit down for lunch at a small local restaurant

• Later, get back on the sampan for some leisure time along the narrow canals

• Return to Ho Chi Minh City by car

Accommodation
Night at Fusion Suites Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 11: Departure

• At the appropriate time, you will be picked up by a private car

​• Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for your departure flight

Safe travels!


HanoiHalongHuếHo Chi Minh CitySaigonMekong Delta

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

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  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
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  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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