Health and Harmony Tour
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
Upon your arrival at the airport, you will meet your guide and check into hotel. A private yoga class can be pre-arranged at your request to stretch after your flight.
Day 2: Hanoi – Halong – Paradise Junk (B L D) – Shared boat, private van transfer
Depart Hanoi for World Heritage listed Halong Bay for a 2 night, 3 day cruise through thousands of limestone peaks. Set sail while lunch is served and later in the day take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay, swim on a quiet beach or sunbathe on the deck. Late afternoon visit a floating village, kayak or take a bamboo row boat to discover a water tunnel with many coral reefs in a secluded lagoon. As the sun sets enjoy cocktails on the deck (at own cost) and a gourmet set dinner under the stars.
Day 3: Halong Bay (B L D)
Enjoy an early morning tai chi class on deck and after breakfast transfer to your ‘day trip boat’ with a private crew and cruise the bay’s most untouched areas. Swim on quiet beaches (weather permitting), visit water tunnels, fishing villages or go kayaking. Lunch is served on board by your private chef. Return to your junk for the night.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B)
More tai chi this morning for those who wish to rise early, and then visit a limestone grotto and cruise leisurely through the bay before returning to the dock for you journey back to your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hoi An free (B)
Day at leisure, relaxing poolside or enjoying the nearby beach if you like.
Day 7: Hoi An cooking class (B L)
This morning join a cooking class. You will walk through Hoi An’s riverside market, always a hive of activity, before spending the morning with a chef teaching you how to cook traditional Vietnamese cuisine (and you get to enjoy it afterward!).
Day 8: Hoi An – Flight to Nha Trang (B)
Today take a flight to Nha Trang. Upon your arrival, a guide will accompany you to your hotel. Have time to enjoy this beautiful area.
Day 10: Nha Trang (B)
This morning travel by speed boat to a private island and check into the luxurious eco Six Senses Hideaway Ninh Van Bay Resort. Spend the day relaxing and enjoying this resort.
Day 11: Nha Trang – flight to Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Transfer back to the mainland in the afternoon and catch an evening flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon your arrival, a guide will accompany you to your hotel. Evening at leisure to explore this bustling city.
Day 12: Departure (B)
A private car will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your flight out of Vietnam
B – Breakfast
L – Lunch
D – Dinner
Total value: $1995
Valid through September 30, 2010